Norman Daily Independent. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 7, Ed. 1 Sunday, January 10, 1909 Page: 2 of 8
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News From All Over The State
W. Hines vice-
For Earthquake Sufferers. , .. t
'Oorernor Haskell has delegated FJ'f8Jd1ent' with M" c-Loggains as the
'Mayos W. E. Rhode to receive funds ,thir,d '"corporf : r. The Stecker Satte
collected in Tulsa and locality for the , of ,Stecker- ln Caddo county,
Vi i ■ * D luo o i rm /I n mil mUl. O 1 A AA/l : i.. 1
Italian earthquake sufferers.
also stands out with $10,000 capital.
I. E. Cox is president, A. E. Bald
win vice-president and G. M. Fuller
'Lifting the Mortgage.
A unique feature of a recent ser- : cas 1 er"
vice at the First Presbyterian church I ~
In Hobart was the celebration of the' L' of M- Organized.
lifting of the mortgage from the
County seat fights and county divi-
sion movements are prevalent topics
In some of the counties In the state,
and if plans carry Oklahoma may
have some new counties before an-
other six months.
Permanent organization of the Ok-
lahoma League of Municapilities was
perfected at Oklahoma City Tues-
day with the election of the follow-
ing officers: President, Henry M.
Scales, Oklahoma City; secretary, H.
D. Long, Muskogee; first vice-presi-
dent, Frank Stearms, Shawnee; sec-
ond vice-president, C. M. Barnes, of
Guthrie; treasurer, B. B. Bridges,
1 hat permanent and regular river
between Muskogee and Fort Smith
will be established within three weeks
is the Intention of the owners of the
City of- Muskogee, a small stern
vheeler being built last summer.
To Be Like Missouri,
Voting for credit for United States
senator at a general election, under
a system similar to that now in vogue
In Missouri, is contemplated In a
bill Introduced by Senator Yeager of
Members of Company M, Okla-
Sneolal ProRftn.tr.r tooma national guard, of Oklahoma
ZvbT, , W Cit^ und«r Ca^ln Fred Hunter,
, • ,' 1 Ohnotsn, former state wjjj RO Washington to take part
Senator and democratic congressional ln th<? inaUgUrai parade.
candidate in the last campaign, on I
Thursday was named by the gover-
nor as special prosecutor in the
Indian Territory Illuminating
Approved by Governor.
Governor C. N. Haskell has ap-
proved the Ardmore city charter,
which is the second city to put the
commission form of government into
effect. The first was that of Tulsa.
The Ardmore oharter provides for a
commission of four members, one
from each ward, and a mayor who
has the power on ordinances adopted
by the commission, although ordin-
ances may be passed over his veto.
Two New State Banks.
City Attorney Brown of Tulsa, ha«
rendered an opinion on the feature
of the Oklahoma municipal improve-
ment law, providing for the issu-
ance of bonds for public parks, in
which he held the law on this sub-
ject to be faulty in that this provi-
sion is not mentioned in the caption
to the chapter.
Said to be Fire Trap.
Declaring that the Daniels building
a large office structure being erect-
ed at Third and Main streets in the
heart of the business district, Is a
fire trap, the city council has order-
ed work on it stopped and severely
arraigned the building inspector for
granting a permit for such a struc-
In anticipation of the result in the
case of H. C. Stevens vs. Henry C.
King for the office of sheriff of
Creek county, every republican can-
didate except two defeated in the
first state election for offices in
Creek county have instituted suite
or are preparing to institute suits for
possession of office.
To Met at Enid.
The executive committee of the
Oklahoma Bankers' Association has
decided to hold the next annual
meeting at Enid, May 19 and 20,
if these dates do not conflict with
those to be selected by the Kansas
Governor Haskell Thursday com-
muted to twelve years the sentence of
W. D. Logue, now serving twenty-
five years for manslaughter in the
first degree, Logue killed Jim Mit-
Land Case Settled.
The case of Charles H. Williams
vs. Lewis Paullin et al, from Bryan
county, has been appealed to the su-
preme court. It involves the pos-
session of an Indian allotment near
Durant. Thos. Loman, the allottee,
leased the land before the removal
of restrictions to the Choctaw-C-hick-
asaw Investment company, through
whom Williams claims possession,
::i!e Paullin gets his title through
deed given by lx>man to S.
Ha-.vk after the removal of his re-
Many Horses Dying.
The report from Marshall is to the
chell at Shawnee about nine years that forty head of horses have
fi SM fllld WQQ Qonton/tnrl nn nnnom * ^ t licit Vicilli(V frOITl blilld
ago, and was sentenced on Decem-
ber 1, 1900.
The Wells-Sapulpa Packing com-
pany, capitalized at $^.00,000, was
given a charter Thursday by Secre-
tary of State Bill Cross. The com-
pany is financed by Illinois and
Sapulpa men and all the capital is
paid in. It is stated that the plant
will be built at once.
Didn't Display Sign.
Because he did not display a sign
indicating that he is entitled under
the internal revenue laws to handle
llqour, James Haikey of Sapulpa
was arrested by Deputy United
staggers within the last few weeks.
Other cases are reported throughout
Cha rge Is Selling Liquor.
Thirty-four men were placed under
arrest at Oklahoma City charged with
selling liquor. The charges were
preferred by H. C. Schilling, who
made an affidavit to the effect that
liquor by the wholesale was being
sold in the Eagles' lodge. An investi-
gation is being conducted.
THAT'S OUR WAY
4* *2* 4*4*4^* *5* *5*
I. M. Jackson
Lawton Council K. of C.
Lawton, Okla., council, Knights of
Columbus, met in regular session last
night and elected officers for the
The officers elected are Victor
Spaulding, G. K; Emil Heis, D. G.
K.; John Kennedy, F. S.; Bob Lan-
ders, C.; Edward Timmons, L.; Jas.
Timmins, R. S.; M. D. Kennedy, W.;
J., A. Donnelly, A.; Ed Seiger and
John Rohenkohl, guards; Kit Logston, |
Charter Carney and L. T. Dawb,
Day Phone 2 4 i
Night Phone 193 v
A convention of Oklahoma hotel j
men will be held on January 12 to |
see what can fee done • to make the
hotel business more pleasant and
profitable. The convention will ask
for more and better laws for the
protection of the hotel man against
the average dead beat and swindler,
of whom they are victims.
Let Paving Contract.
The city council of Hobart has Bryan
let the contract to the Warner-
Quinnlan Asphalt Paving company of
Syracuse, N. Y., to pave thirteen
blocks of Hobart business streets,
the estimated expenditure being $ 175,-
Torrens Land Resolution.
A bitter postoffice fight at Granite,
which started several months ago
when Postmaster Marvin Spears de-
clared his intention to support Mr.
for president, and resigned
the office, was ended when E. J.
McRee received his commission as
the new postmaster. McRee held the
office during the interim when Spear
The executive committee of the
democratic state committee elected
F. F. Cain, formerly a newspaper
Resolutions have been prepared for
introduction in hot hbranches of the Publisher of Taloga. Okla., to be in
legislature at Guthrie ordering sub- charge of the party press bureau
mission of the Torrens system of during the legislature. The commit-
Wllltcu land title registration to a vote of tee to oversee the bureau is corn-
States Marshall eGorge Hanna and the People at the next general elec- P°sod of_D- of Woodward,
taken to Okmulgee for a hearing be- ! ^on> George Smith of Cleveland, Fred
! C. 0.1). Meat Market
X EAST MAIN
j 'Plione 62
* All Kinks of Fresh and
OYSTERS AND FISH.
* W. 1\ Thornton, Prop, t
fore the United States commissioner.
Judge Thos. L. Rogers, aged 71,
one of the most prominent mixed
blood members of the Osage tribe,
died at Pawhuska of dropsy. He
was a Confederate veteran and serv-
ed two terms as supremo justice of
the Osage tribal court, was also a
prosecuting member of that court
and a member of the tribal council.
He was a nigh degree Mason.
P. Branson of Muskogee, Charles F. j
Barrett of Pottawatomie and W. E.
Utterback of Bryan county.
Certificates of authority were Is-
sued by liank Commissioner A. M.
Young to two new state banks. The
First. State bank of Sallisaw, has
$10,000 capital. A. D. Dunlap is
On Prison Probe Committee.
^ Governor Haskell has named Rev.
E. D. Cameron, state superintendent
of education, a member of the com- Bottlers Choose Officer .
mittee to assist in investigating the _.
Kansas penitentiary in place of state
William H. Murray of Tishomingo, closed a two days' session at Mc-
who declined to serve. Alester Tuesday evening by the elec-
tion of the following officers; F. F.
Delaware County Seat. Javis, Anadarka, president; D. W.
A. D. Coppage of Delaware county Sherrell, Pauls Valley, vice-president; !
applied to the supreme court for an B. S. Beard, Tulsa, secretary and
order restraining the issuance a pro- treasurer. Shawnee will be the place
clamation removing the county seat Qf yie next meeting in January, 1910. |
™'( rr *j° ,'!ay' iu Delaware association will demand a cash
county. Irregularities in the election , ., „ , ... D i
are charged. Jay is in the timber ^pos.t for bottles as they claim ,
and at the time of its selection was the ,oss has reached $100,000 per
six miles from the nearest house. j annum.
All Holiday Goods
At Cost this
Massage, Manicuring,Dr. Biakes-
iee's Optical Parlors, First Nation-
al Bank Building. All work guar*
anteed. Norman, Oklahoma.
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Danner, V. E. Norman Daily Independent. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 7, Ed. 1 Sunday, January 10, 1909, newspaper, January 10, 1909; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc106689/m1/2/: accessed January 23, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.