Norman Daily Independent. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 143, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 16, 1909 Page: 1 of 4
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-VORMAN, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY,
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JUNE It; liir!i
TWO BIG DAYS
Come JULY2-3 Come
Baloon Ascensions, Roping contests, Foot races,
Baseball, basketball, speaking and a general good
time. Plenty of shade and Ice Water.
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Alva, Olda., June 16.—The school
Kind bill wcnl into ilTcct June 11. anJ
1(H)0 acv:-' of land owned h/ the
i l ite becomes subject to purchase.
Of this land, apioximately 536,000
at its- are now airier lease, and be-
cance of the difference bet wei the
state and th : lesses, the improve
1'ients cannot be sold ..t once.
Of this las,- milion ; id odd ocres
of land, known on the books of the
tate as new college lands, by far the
larger portion lies in northwestern
Oklahoma, in a plains country, and
900,000 acres of it are bunched in the
three "Panhandle" counties.
These lands are a portion of what
ten years ago, was considered an
arid and impossible country for ag-
riculture, occupying the same posi
lion as the Panhandle of Texas. For
this reason the homesteaders did not
take it up, and the United States do
nated it to Oklahoma for school
purposes and public institutions.
f.aporte, Intl., June 16.—Ray Lam-
phere, convicted of burning the Gun-
ness home, is dying in the Michigan
City penitentiary. He has suffered
several severe hemorrhages. It is
probable that an effort will be made
to secure his immediate parole. His
sister, Mrs. James Finley, was deni-
ed admittance to the penitentiary.
OUGHT TO HAVE A MEDAL.
Did not take to file water well, but
Enid, Okla., June 16.—A weddin.
unique even in the entire state of
Oklahoma will be held in the Chris
tian church in Marshall next Wed
nesday evening at eight o'clock.
Double weddings have been held
here in many instances, but nevi r
before in the history of Oklahoma
was finally driven in by the women I uelldlnKS havc 'he four contracting
in the party. Such was the f:,tn „flpartlcs nlarrit,<l each other. However
Guthrie, Okla., June 16.—The Fria
eo and Rock Island railroads failed
to appear before the corporation
commission today in the ease where
in the commission sought to investi
gate whether or not the two lines
are under the same control, directly
or indirectly, with the idea of com-
peling the to install a one-line ra\
over the entire system if such con-
trol were shown, and the order will
occordingly be isued by default.
Hearings were also had todav on
the order requiring trains I,, wait
thirty minutes for conductors at iln
junction points and an order amen I
ing the rates on cement, lime and >i
After caring the assessment of the
Hndian Territory Humiliating
pany was fixed at $65,000 rite I '
of equalization first made a tenta-
tive assessment of $395,0(X) on th,
property of this company. Reprcsen
I.Hives of Hip company, how,,,,
stated that most of their prop rh>
was held in leases in the CMKt.
lion which were . --.-.ed by the im
ly authorities and contended that ti-.. '
•■ate Should asses orly their i
line property. The boa.V finallv j
, ' course on the understand!™
"'.It all the leases .hould he 'I
-(I local I v.
WOMAN SLAYER FREE.
J Guthrie, Okla., June 16— (Special)
| Governor Haskell Tuesday paroled
delle Phillips, serving time in the)
' lie penitentiary for killing another
at Snyder. The two women
qiiarieifd over the aff.'jilons of a
THINKS MEN ARE
Chandler, Okla., June 16.—With
|l'e iirrest yesterday of two men, giv-
. ing the names of Hampton and
I nomas, now in jail here, it is hc-
licml Who broke the
safe of the Wellston bank last De-
cember, have been apprehended. The
robbery netted about $5,000, Arrest-
ed on suspiei, (be men will be giv-
en a pre 11 n n 11.-. i v hearing todaj in an
effdrt to idem if v them with the rob-
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June 16.- (Special)
is granted Tuesday
A state charter
to the Ok la bom v,
merce and publicity, with headquar-
tei-- in Muskogee. Iln- purpose is to
advertise the new state and secure
1'le.ipei freight rate-- Pile incorpor-
ators include business men of Mus-
kogee, Vinita. Checotah, Coalgate
Such was the fate of
N'orman s mayor lucsday while out
with a fishing party. He shunned the
water all forenoon stepping around
carefully to keep the polish on his
shoes while the other members of
the party pulled away at the net.
After dinner the women in the par-
ty said to Mr. Gresham: "You must
strangely novel this may be it is the
case of William L. Shane, aged 27,
of Kuid and Miss Bessie Beard, aged
20, of Garber, and William l.e May,
aged 27, of Enid, and Miss Glenn:,
Smith, aged 20, of Marshall.
The two ministers both reside here
and have their respective charge *
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go into tile water," but lie showed I 1 larsha" an<1 Garber. Both of them
' are of the Christian church denomi
EL RENO WANTS DISPENSARY
Guthrie, Okla., June 16.—Superin-
tendent S. W. Stone of the state
agency, this afternoon received a pe-
tition from El Reno asking for the
opening of a dispensary there.
NIGHT RIDER CASE IS ON.
Purcell, Okla., June 16.—The re
cent night rider depredations in this
county are being investigated by the
grand jury which was convened here
The following are defendants ar-
rested under warrants issued two
weeks ago: W. L. Wallace, Barney
Hawk, William Drake, Matt Hanks,
Charles Barnes, Mart Rogers, M.
Spencer, Sam Spencer, A. L. Bled-
soe and Albert Bacon. Among the
witnesses to be examined are Robert
Brown, J. II. Worey and J. R. Jonc-
■ igns or preparations for going I
>11, even began shying for fear some I
one might jostle him and cause him
to get his feet wet. He thought that j
he discovered a plot among the wc,lfll"«-
women to push him in and used ex-
ftra precaution to guard against a
surprise and women could not get j
hold of him. Finally they had a boy
f" Ihe party -lip up and catch the
mayor and all of the women made
agrand rush, not to embrace, but
vie et armis to hurl him into the
water. I hey succeeded in landing th
struggling and almost frightened to
death mayor into the water, but the
mayor had so lost his presence of
mind as to drag in with him several
of th, women and now he thinks
that he is due a Carnegie medal for
bravery for rescuing the women. The
water was about a foot and a half
deep, but you know some people1
can drown in very shallow water.
FOR BIDS JULY !.
McAlester, Okla., June 16.—Ad-
vertisement for bids for the materi-
al and construction of the main build
iugs of the state penitentiary will be
made here about July 1, according
to Roy Hoffman, chairman of the
state board of affairs, who, with the
other members of the board, have
been investigating conditions here-
relative to work on the buildings.
I lie board is considering asking
Governor Haskell for a detachment
of state militia to guard the prison-
ers while they are employed on the
Guthrie, Okla., June 16.—In order
to encourage the building of switches
to commercial industries and to fac-
ilitate the building of such plant
the state hoard of equalization today
made a heavy decrease in the ass
cssment of commercial switch tracks
or railroad companies. Last year
such properties were assessed at $9,-
000 a mile while the assessment fix-
ed for 19119 by the board today i,
from $3,000 to $(),(XJ0 a mile. Tile
valuation of other switch tracks,
however, was raised from $3,000 to
$6,000 a year as it was last year to
from $4,(111(1 to $8,01 XI a mile for the
year of 1909.
nation. 1 hey have wooed and won
these charming maidens out of tliei
The services will be held in the
Christian church of which Rev. Shane
is pastor. T he contracting parties
will all appear together and each of
tile ministers will say the prelimi-
nary cereinoii, to his fellow minister
and bride. The pronunciation of man
and wife will then be made in unison.
Ibis is indeed a style of nuptial nev-
er before tried, and there are main
friends of the young ministers who
will attend from here.
GUTHRIE WOMEN TO
ASK SCHOOL ELECTION
Guthrie, Okla., J,„„. 16 Sp.-ci,,
The city board of education at it,
meeting Monday night dropped the
kindergarten, domestic science and
manual training departments fr,„„
the public schools after a spin'.,,I
'■ A ""niber of women Ti„ .,| ,
started a movements t<> secure n ti
'ions for a special election „
-tate the departments. The board's
position is that there is ^ u n|
VALENTINE SUCCEEDS LEUP.
Washington, IV c, June 16.—The
resignation of Francis F. Leupp as
El Reno, Okla, June 16.—(SpIJ
Tuesday's trains toaay brought large
crowds of delegates to this city to
attend the third state convention of
the Oklahoma Christian Endeavor
Union which began a three-day ses-
sion at the First Presbyterian church
today. The convent,on opened at 10
a. in. with a devotional service con-
ducted by President Wheeler of Ok-
lahoma City and an address by Karl
Lehman, field secretary of Colorado
and New Mexico.
I he afternoon was taken up with
reports from the fifteen districts of
die state and an address by Colby
D. Hall, president of the Texas
( hristian Endeavor Union. Tonight
they are holding a praise meeting
and Karl Lehman delivered another
very interesting address telling of
work being done by the socie-
in his territory.
A large choir made up from the
various societies iu this city is fur-
nishing the music for the conven-
4, last. -
i - ~ i -1. m t
Leupp has wanted
some time on account
ier of Indian affairs,
been pending since March
- accepted today by Presi-
and Robert (,. Valentine,
ominissione-r, named as
to retire for
of ill health.
and Riva Cook dau
mil Mrs. II (I, Cook,
ir on Wednesday af
MANY WANT TO BE
Guthrie, Okla., June 16.—Seven-
teen hundred applications now on
file with State Game Warden J. S.
Askew, in which the applicants seek
appointment as county game war-
dens, arc being sifted, and Askew
Monday sent out appointments to
fifty wardens. More are to follow
immediately. The new game law bc-
■ ame effective Saturday. It requires
licenses for hunters, and the license
money so collected goes into the
state- fund for the support of the of-
ficers who enforce the state game
All persons knowing themselves
to be indebted to the Kingkade Book
& News Company will please call
and settle at once.
J. H. KINGKADE.
'■■illORIB SagBHSEiSiljaaiBI ■■■■■■■■■■■■!
McCaJls Great Semi-nnual Clearance Sale. $§
listsjf'th? '7® one 9f our great double Pftg® bargain
It is brim f'n 11 iV^ st°re and wo will be glad to give you one.
such as vo n^ i fst bargaills you could wish for-bargains
the manv rpn^ Jy at McCa,ls- Below we give you a few of
Look over thp n«?t T n is sa,e is K°in& to be such a success.
Thursday morning IJowiug and see why y°u should be here
$l_.j() Mi ns all wool suit> spriiifr ;in(] summer weights $-1.95.
Guthrie, Okla., June Id.—(Special!
A petition was tile-el with the govern-
or luesday protesting against the i--
suance of a proclamation calling an
election upon the referendum peti-
tions brought against the Taylor
election law by republicans. A mam-
moth document was tiled by repub-
lican state chairman Norris recently. !
Tin democratic objectors, who are I an-v 'iinc befot..
J. M. Hrooks, Joseph Wisby, A. R. I —— —-
I a-tman and T .1. Lowe, claim that SAYS IT HATCHETT.
the Taylor law is already effective I Washington, D. C., June 16.—Rep
and not subject to the referendum | r«<mUtive Creager of Oklahoma h
because it carries the constitutional ''ulhority for the statement that ll
initiative and referendum provision ' ii-.-.i.-.. ^
PREPARE TO HANDLE
GREAT MELON CROP.
i El Reno, Okla., June 16.—Head-
quarters of the Oklahoma Truck
I Growers Association here are re-
cciving orders for crates for the ship
(j nu nt (•! cantaloupes. Sever car loads
j of crate-s will be needed to move the
| crop that is now ripening. It will
j soon be ready for shipment. One
| man in Logan county has seventy-
; live acres in cantaloupes and a ntim-
I her of farmers i„ Canadian county
will re.I,lire a car load each of crate's
to ship their crops. More canta-
i loupes and melons will be shipped
the state this season than for
Oklaoma City, Okla., June 16.—
Through a misunderstanding Mon-
day morning County Judge Sam
Hooker declared the $1,000 bone: of
Governor C. X. Haskell forfeited for
ndn-appearance. Together with tile
order was also an order that an
alias warrant would issue at the in-
sance of County Attorney K. K.
Reardon. The order will be vacated
this morning, as a dismissal had
been promised by Assistant County
Attorney Hastings when the matter
was compromised, and Count- V,
torney Reardon was ignorant of ihi*
Blackberries for can-
ning $1.75 per crate.
Phone Stover 194,
l Hatchett of McAlester has been
selected by the interior department
as superintendent of Piatt National
Park at Sulphur.
L. L McComb was a passenger on
the northbound train Tuesday after-
A QUESTION OF
Guthrie, Okla., June 16.—John
Mitch, secretary of the state board
of normal regents, has locked horn;
with tile State board of public affairs
over the question as to who shall
'lect a,pair of mules to be used on
the farm of the negro agricultural
and normal college at Langston.
Before the creation of the state-
board of public affairs, Mr. Mitch
purchasing agent for the Lang-
ston boaree and also for the board ...
normal regents. Since the creation
of that board he has been designat
ed by the regents of Langston uni-
versity as the agent of the board for
making out requisitions upon the
board eif public affairs for supplies.
I he Langston school wants to pur-
chase a pair of mules, but desires to
lect its own animals. The board of
public affairs, on the other hand, has
asked Mr Mitch to make requisition
Upon it and the board itself will I
ake the selection.
"I do not desire to be arbitrary in I
the matter, and am very glad to give '
up the arduous duties of purchasing)
for all the state educational institu-
tions to tin- board of public affairs,''
said Mr. Mitch today, "but I believe '
that I should be permitted by the 1
board of public affairs to at least
pick the team of mules that would :
be suitable for the class of work re-
quired at Langston."
q m If W 0 c:lnvas slippers, two styles all si/.es 50c.
J Mens hats many new styles, best quality, only $1.98.
doc Ladies muslin drawers heinstirched ruffle, pair 15c
4.jO Ladies Panama skirts in black, blue and brown #2.95.
Utdies muslin skirts with lawn flounce all si/.es only 29c.
-.00 Ladies oxfords si/.es 2 1-2 and II, a ffreat bargain 50c
ot laces in both edges and insertions, many styles, yard 2 l-2c
:i)C ^"!';Set Cover Embroidery, many styles yard only 15c
-oc Chi Id reus tan lace lisle stockings, almost all sizes 12 l-2c
ot'c all Silk talTetta in many colors, very special per yard 29c.
.m-Apron and dress ginghams, ten styles to choose from yard 3 l-2c
•ic ,ni iioiJe i j, s, many are '.i inches wide, choice per yaid 7 1 2c
Lie Ladies fast black hose with double heel and toe only 9c
ism'0 i ^'i^ '1 nit I i ty yaid wide L L muslin, very smooth yard 4 l-2c.
1- l-_c dress ginghams, fifty styles, all fast colors per yard 8c
JOc fancy ribbons, 25 brand m w patterns, choice per yd 19c
-'0c Embroidered flouncing ten styles per yard 29c.
I. i'"1' w ide all sill; talletta, black and colors per yard 69c
•!_c wide all linen, white and colors, Special per yard 29c
d5c Arnolds Swiss in lavender and blue, very special per yard 15c
')')C ntl many new patterns, excellent bargains yd 15c
L0c Keal India linon 2500 yards very special per yard 10c
40c: Lace bands in both white and ecru, many style per yard only 19c
-.00 Ladies Shirtwaists ten styles all sizes only 98c
15c Linene in white and all colors, almost yard wide 10c
o.OO Ladies skirts in black and colors, many styles only 3.95
50c all silk fancy ribbons six inches wide special per yard 29c
5.00 ladies wash suits in white and colors, many choice only 2 95
<.oil Ladies.Wooltex skirts both black and colors only 4.95,
1.00 Twenty seven inch embroidery flouncing yard only 59c
2.0(i Real Hair switches special only 95c.
Choose from our entire stock of fancy belting at per inch lc
Remember this great bargain feast will only last six days, from Thursday until
rbf d "t ' i ' fiLd throuKhout the store many small lots of mer-
no? h ^l mat" A £ eVe" CrS 1 thoSe named above' Thesc sm*ll lots could
not be advertised because we did not want to dissapoint any cne. Try and be he c
Thursday if you can. We are going to try and wait on every one the first day if we
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Danner, V. E. Norman Daily Independent. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 143, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 16, 1909, newspaper, June 16, 1909; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc106823/m1/1/: accessed December 17, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.