The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 32, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 14, 1922 Page: 5 of 8
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FROM OVER STATE
EVENTS OF INTEREST TO ALL
OF THIS STATE
BANK ROBBERS GET $4 X-J
Aveiy Bank Cash tr Wife Hc:j Up
Tied With Ealing Wire
Oklahoma City. Okla.—Tin >
masked youn^ iiku lield up Ihecishu
of Hie First Slate bank at Avery, i,.
colu county, recently mid e <•.• i• • I vmi ,
lliore than $4,000 ill cash and < ;n • 11
t y, accorduif; to a report rei • i\ed l>>
W. It. Samuel, secieMry of th< Okla-
homa State Bankers' ;i ■ <t i .' iot
The men left about $100 in silver,
taking all other availabh mon T!
cashier, John Murphy, and hi wi e
were in the bank when the thief i -n
potered, they declared. The men,
who all seemed lo be I than !
years old, were not masked. The* !
asked for change lor a $10 hill. W'hii ■
Murphy was counting the clian , I in
pulled out revolvers and ton I Mm
phy and his wife into a rear room ol
The man tied the two with ha I in n
win- and gagged then, working . ilin-
'y, according to Murphy Th* n lh<\
*eturned to the front room, and ran-
sacked the vaults.
ri iie three nu n left in an automo-
bile. it was believed by Avery au
ihorities they headed northwest. Tin
sasldvt and his wife wne tinal)'- lo
give the alarm for more than I:. If an
aour, when a customer entered nd r-
BUiL.DS NEW COTTON MILL
Baptist Boaid Favors Enlarge
.'ri Cily, Okla Plans for a
n to raise more than $200,OOo
e Hie Bapti.-I hospital here
pprovd at the first quarter)*
■ of the board of directors of
• -'ti. general convention of Ok
II I lie First Ilaptist church,
lill'-r of Mangum, chairman,
' sk Ban On Speed Demon.
M 1 - OWa. Legislative
of c urhin - the motor car
ed demon vvill he asked by Musko-
count from the next state assem-
a r'suit of many fatal acci-
is on 11 r It way s in this county,
'lin cili/.ens have indicated. Al
ntirh there hie; been for several
His a strong seiitimVnt for a
"I law r e 111 a 11 n k speed of au
obiles on country roads, it was
i n: lil Bora Adams, 16-year-old
onl ■ 'rl, met death recently
; t public opinion crystallized for
-i .iativte action.
Sells Fortune In Poultry.
A'Mle . ( M.i hming Thanksgiv-
k. R. Iv Orr, Antlers poultry
snipped $11.m)0 worth of turk-
in Hie New York market. During
1 t twelve months Orr's ship-
1 i in poultry and poultry products
'i.'ve amcunted to more than $(10,000,
ie,i,-ling to his statement. With a
crop in this section dur-
1 I two years, the production
' ii'-iiiiiy lias Increased phenomlally
in l'i! :: county. Many families
i■ I Ik ir entire livings from sales of
"•I e.- ;s, county agent George
n g \v
Interests Stirt Consliucting
Sand Springs. Okla. Con Iriiclien
work on the $900,000 cotton mill that
ihe Page interests have or;-;iniz- d
here has started. The seven uniis will
:ost $7.r)0,000, while the macliim \ i
Mher equipment will bring Ihe lolal
investment up to $!)00,00li. Tile build
!ngs will cover 99,000 square I , ; r r
ground and he of tin an -i , •
tooth type of construct Ion. In.;
sleclric drive engines will opeiale ill
looms, weaves and other1 in i him
4 total of 800 horsepower will £c ;i -;iil
able. The installations will coris-i I e
12,100 spindles and 250 automatic box
looms, producing colored yarn fabric-
such as ginghams and shirting Mm-
:han 350 workers will he employed an 1
a small city is to be built to lioes
:r For Weevil Used.
C- i Okla Four applications
nl' <■ .• ai ■ ivite on seven acres of
i ne ied I'l-my Forehand, Coal
(' nl\ tans' •!-. $i::2.S0 greater return
I a a ieck fii Id oi the same acre-
adjoining, a cording to Max W.
Ill iiner, farm demonstration agent.
T en- 1 of ihe poison and labor ex-
nded iii i !<.-« t m I hod of combatting
boll wee\il were figured in the com-
Girl Judges Poultry.
Stillwater. Okla. For the first time
In 1 lie lii ie:\ of Oklahoma A. A M.
cell a eirl represented the instltu
tion as a mer.iber of one of its agri-
cultuial jmlsin leams during the in-
nt the Celi m i show being held in
Chicago. She is Ruth Swanson of Mc-
Alester, a junior in the school of ag-
riculture. MTss Swanson, incidentally,
Ir the onl) iii now enrolled In th«
school of agriculture. She heat out
a number of male competitors for
position on the judging squad.
President Storey issues another Statement,
of Interest to Santa Fe Patrons
TTiochnrpe is still made that the railroads are asking returns
Congicas undertook, to aBceria-ri the facts through the Valua-
tion Act, winch was introduced by Senator LaFollette. 1 he
Interstate Commerce Commission has been conducting th.a
tafruition for nine years, and ti. ■ following elements are consid-
ered! Cost of reproduction in the years 19 1 J to 1916, cost of
reproduction lees depreciation, original cost, other values and
edoments of value. Stocks and bonds or earning capacity have
not teen considered.
From nil the data available the Interstate Commerce Com-
Jnlsmon Kns found.—
Valuation of all the railways in 1920. $18,900,000,000
Net capitalization of all the railways
December 31, 1919 16,939,515,822
Value above capitalization $ 1,960,484,478
Otherwise stated, the value of the railroads is TWO BILL .ION
DOLLARS in excess of the net face of all stocks and bonds,
present day unit prices had been used, the excess would be far
This -should dispose of the question of "watered stocks.
But recently reference has been made to the "valuation that
the railroads have succeeded in putting over on the Interstate
Commerce Commission." The valuation work on the Santa Fe
nearly completed and we know that we have not put any-
thing over" on the Interstate Commerce Commission. On the
contmry, we believe that the Interstate Commerce Commission
has been over-strict in its rules and methods of valuation and
that as a consequcnce it has greatly undervalued our railroad.
WW.the work is completed, no "water" will be found m
Santa Fe stock,
W. B- STOREY, President,
The Atchison, Topcka and Santa Fe Railway System.
SYMPHONY GROUP SOUGHT
One cf the Largest Musical Compan-
ies in the Country.
Hui ant, Okla Negotiations now are
under way by Ihe chamber of com-
merce and civic clubs to bring the St.
Louis symphony orchestra here as one
of the leading attractions of the an-
nual Durant spring music festival to
be held in March.
The symphony orchestra consists of
fifty five iiieces excluding the soloists
it is considered one of the largest
musical companies in the country.
Other famous musicians are being
clieduled for the festival. The musi-
cal department of Southeastern State
Tenders' college will play a leading
part iu the festival.
NEW BRIDGE IS COMPLETED
Important Link on Highway To Fort
Muskogee, Okla.—The most Im-
portant news good road enthusiasts in
tills section of the stale have heard
recently connes through ihe announce
ment that the steel bridge across the
Arkansas river at Iiriartown is com-
plete and open for traWl. The bridge
was built jointly by Muskogee and
Haskell counties and forms an im-
portant link lu the highway to Fort
The biidge make.s possible the run
tw'tvveen Tulsa and Fort Smith in
ar.e day. lis completion marks the
passing of one of the last lerry boats
in the Arkansas river In this state.
Wants State Printery.
Oklahoma City, Okla Establish
ment of a state printing plant, and ihe
printing of all textbooks by the state,
was endorsed recently at a meeting
of the executive committee of the
stale federation of labor. Adequate
wage compensation laws were endors
ed. and the legislative conimitttee au
thorized to work with the state labor
department for obtaisg such laws.
Grand Jury Ousts Two.
Miami. Okla.—Two public officials
were ordered ousted from office by the
grand jury investigating the affairs of
Ottawa county. 11. B. Henderson,
mayor of Picher and 11. McAdams, jus-
tice of the peace at Cardin, were in-
dicted and ordened removed from
office for alleged laxity in the prose-
cution of liquor cases in the past year.
Gobble's Barber Shop
Lee Gobble, Prop.
Shaves 20c llair Cut 35c
J. D. WarricK
Physician and Surgeon.
Office Phone 25 Residence Phcne 1(>
I Nave Moved My
to the VV. S. Cole Building
Do you want to trade town property for a farm?
Do you want to'trade a fann for town property?
Do you want to buy a farm cheap, and on good terms?
Do you want a piece of town property ehea] ?
Do you want a loan on farm?
Do you want fire or wind storm insurance?
Do you want life insurance? See
W. M. Stoner
Rabies Found at Tishomingo.
A case of Rabies at Tishomingo has
been reported to Dr. A. R. Lewis, state
health commissioner. A child was
bitten by a dog. The dog was killed
and when its head was examined it
whs found to have had rabies. Doc-
tor Lewis forwarded a rabies hypo-
dermic treatment to the Tishomingo
Negro Boy Is Given Respite
Elias Ridge, 14-year-otd negro boy,
sentenced to die in the electric chair
for the murder of Mrs. George Odair
of Mayes county, was given a mini-
mum respite of thirty days by the
criminal court of appeals, which, after
listening to arguments, granted the
attorneys thirty days in which to sub-
mit briefs, fifteen for each side.
Suit Filed In Rum War.
Clifford W. King, assistant state at-
torney general on behalf of Attorn'ey
General Short and the state of Okla
lioma, filed a petition iu district court
seeking the rVmoval from office of
W. F. Seaver, county attorney of Tul-
King's petition accuses the Tulsa
county attorney of official misconduct
and neglect and refusal to enforce the
prohibitive and other criminal statutes
of the statw of Oklahoma.
Particularly did the petition cite the
statement credited to Seaver to the
effect that "so far as I am concerned
liquor can How down the streets of
the city of Tulsa."
Fish Licenses To Be Pushed. ,
Those who desiiu to fish iu Okla-
homa waters will have to take out a
hunting and fishing license, if legis-
lation proposed by Ben Watt, state
game and fish warden, is passed at
the next session of the legislature.
Other proposed game laws include the
permission to hunt turkey in season
and distribution of quail and prairie
chicken in sections of the state
where they are depleted.
Most of the legislation suggested
by Watt was passed by the last legis-
lature, but that body adjourned be-
fore the new laws could be signed and
properly enrolled. J
Cochran New Court Justice.
Charles B. Cochran, an attorney of
Durant, was appointed by Governor
Robertson to the state supreme court
f«nn the second judicial district, sue-
csscing Justice C. H. Kiting, who died
recently at his home la pursuit.
Do You Know—
We will pay you the highest market
price for your cream, eggs and poultry
Come in, let's get acquainted
Cashion Produce Co.
O. L. Williams, Prop.
it's the best on the market
W E vS E L L I T
Arkansas Lumber Co,
Lincoln Paints and Varnishes
In The Feed Line
McAlester and Dawson Coal
Pride of Kingfisher Flour
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Garnett, A. J. The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 32, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 14, 1922, newspaper, December 14, 1922; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc107599/m1/5/: accessed October 19, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.