Cleveland County Enterprise. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 30, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 25, 1912 Page: 1 of 10
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CLEVELAND COUNTY ENTERPRISE.
Ohe JCargent and S2e*t Xetotpaper Sub/i*hed in Cleveland County. Jill Che Slew* "lOhile It m Stein*.
NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 1912.
SCHEDULE K PROTECTS
THE CHEAP FOREIGNERS
While the American Working-
men are Driven From Em-
ployment by Low W ages
Special to the Enterprise.
Washington, Jan. 23—Driven from
pillar to post lor expl .nations to just-
ify the Payne-Aldrich tariIT tax,
tand-pat protectionists long ai>o
abandoned the theory that the for-
eigner pays the tariff and now stand
on the assurance to the people that a
prohibitive tarilf is (or the "protect-
ion" of "American" workingmen.
When Schedule K, which placcs a
heavy tax on everv article of woolen
clothing worn by every man, woman
and child in the nation, was up for
discussion: Aldrich. Lodge, Smoot
and other special privilege servers of
ihe Senate and House, declared their
princlDal motive in levying a tax on
these articles was to ' protect" the
"American" workingmen in the
Schedule K become a law, the prices
of all kinds of clothing made wholly
or in part of who have advanced, and
the combination of manufacturers
who contributed heavily to Republican
campaign funds to have Schedule K
framed and passed, have made mil-
lions. But how have the"American''
workingmen bet-n "protected?"
The strike of 30,00(1 lextile workers
at Lawerence, Mass., one of rainy
Bimillar illustrations which cou d be
given throws some light on the sub-
ject. It puts the lie to the i-tatement
that Schedule K protects the "Amer-
ican" worklngman, because the in-
formation shows there arc scarcely
any "American" workers left in the
woolen manufacturing industry to
protect. The mill owners have "pro-
tected" the "American" workingmen
by driving them from their employ-
ment with low wages and unbearable
worning conditions, and by fill ng
their places with contract laborers
from 8"U'hern Europe. Fifty-two dif-
ferent nationalities are represenied
by the strikers at Liwerence, and
forty-five languages are spoken there.
Bayonets and decreased wages for
the men, women and children wo kers
instead of the workman's paradi-e
pictured by Aldrich, Lodge and Smoot
is the definition of Schedule K ttiat
the mill workers at Lawerence un-
learning by actual experience.
Bringing In Cheap Labor
In view of the strike of textile
workers at Lawerence, Mass., it is in-
teresting to know how the woolen
mill owners attract cheap labor to
their mills. Congressman A. P. Gard-
ner of Massachu-setts, stand-pat re-
publican, while speaking, not on the
subject of protection but of immigra-
tion, or.e day in the House, contribut-
ed some valuable information to the
subject without intending to. "for
example," said Mr. Gardner."suppose
1 am a Syrian conducting a Syrian
boarding house in the city of Lowell,
Mass. Perhaps some mill tends down
to me for hands. I furnish them at a
somewhat lower rate of wages than
is expected by ordinary citi/.in help.
It advances the money for Syrian
emigrants to come from the old coun-
try, I tell them that if they do not
pay me back the money I advanced I
will have them arrested; that they
must hand over the full wages that
they get in the mill. They are held
In terror of the police. Meanwhile I
take all their wages while I feed them
and keep them alive just a* 1 would
fe< d and keepa horse alive ih u I had
imporied for use in a livery stable."
Killed In An Altercation
La-t bun lai's Oklaboman brought
the news o -.or man thaton Saturd i>
afternoon in his store at Temple, Ok-
la., Hon. H. Betty, formerly a mem-
ber of the Board of Regents of the
University, had during the course of
an altercation with one J. W. Polk,
who formerly was in th-i empl >y of
Mr. Betty, had struck Poll; knocking
him down fractured h s skull, either
from b ow or from contact with the
cement floor Mr. Polk lived on y a
short time. He leaves a wife and four
Mr. Betty was taken into custody
by the Sheriff at once. Betty is well
known to many Norman people who
will regret to learn of his trouble. "
VERSY IN MISSOURI
Will be Settled by the Primary
February 20th. Much In-
terest in Contest
To be Held in the Christian
Church in Norman Tues-
day, January 30th
MONEY AND INTEREST
The paramount question in the next
state election will no doubt be the
Financial Question, the politicians
can no longer keep It In the back
ground and divert the attention of
the honest people from.it, by talking
about a minor and frivolous matters,
it might almost truthfully be said
that the people are divided in two
classes on this question to-wit: Bor-
rowers and Lenders, much to be re-
gretted the borrowing class is largely
in the majority, yet the lenders
elect practically all the officers, both
state and coun y.
The rate of interest being charged
for money in this state is appalling
and we have no law to protect the
people aga'nst the Usurious Practice
of the money Lender. Do the good
people of this county know that they
are being charged one-fourth or
twenty-five per centum, per aauutn
for the monei thev borrow from the
money lenders? Let me illustrate, a
man comes to town to borrow $.">00 00
he gives a note for $025 00 and gets
$500 00 and mark you that in addition
that note draws 10 per cent annum,at
the end of the year how much will
he pay for his$")00 00; let the people
make the calculation, yes the people
What the People Are Saying ami
Proposing To Do About It
To elect men thit will represent
their interest In the next Legislative
assembly and pass some laws to put
stop to such outrageous practices, a
law something like this: All con
tracts for a greater rate of intercut
than ten per centum per annum shall
be void as to principal and interest
and the general assembly shall pro-
hibit the same by law, and further no
p -rson or corporation shall directly
or Indirect y, take or receive in money
good-, things in action, or any other
valuable thing any greater sum
value for the loan or forebearance of
money or goods, things in action, or
any other valuable thing, than ten
per centum per annum.
For some time the Folk-Clark con-
troversy in Missouri has been at-
tracting nation wide attention be-
cause of the fact that both men are
aspiring for nomination as President-
ial candidate on the Democratic tick-
Ex Gov. Folk has claimed the sup-
port of the Missouri delegates by-
reason of a Slate endorsement of his
candidacy several months since. Mr.
Clark and his friends were not inclin-
ed to (-uffer this endorsement to stand
and som? bittern ss between the
friends of the two men in Missouri
has been aroused.
Ex-Gov. Folk took steps last Friday
to setile this controversy by saying
that if Speaker Clark would agree he
would let the people in the State
again decide which of them they fav-
ored supporting for the presidential
nomination, and the one failing to
receive the endorsement of the State
to withdraw from the presidential
contest entirely. To this proposition
Speaker Clark has consented and by
its terms one or the other will he put
out of the presidential contest by
the action of the Joplin Convention
which meets February 20th.
If Gov. Folk should win in this con-
st, it will be a decided victory for
the Progressive wing of the Demo-
cratic party. The struggle in Mis-
souri is likely to be a strenuous one
between the Clark and Folk democrats
for the next six weeks and the way
it terminates very largely foresbaw-
dow the nominee of '.he National Con-
vention. it Gov. Folk is successful
the National ticket is likely to read
Wilson and Folk and should Clark
win Gov. Harmon's nomination in
June is foreshadowed.
District Court News
The fo lowing cases have been filed
in the district court during the past
F. J. McGinley, pltf. vs. H. L. Sand
erson and wife, Dora Sanderson, defts
Suit for judement on note and inter
Win. II. Appleby, pltf. vs. Lula Ap
pleby. Suit for divorce. Plaintiff
Brittian Lumber Co. pltf. vs School
district No 40. Suit for $100.12 for
I hill of lumb r.
Wm. Wewers, pltfs. vs. H. M. Hef-
ty and Annie Florence Elefly. Suit
on note for $1000 and interest.
Saint Joseph School
Ne * classes in the S,ienc ri n an I
Pitman systems of Shorth n il .vili oe I
organized the first of February New j
students of Bookkeeping and Uapid '
Calculation may also enroll at this
time. Music, Art, Needlew rk, etc.
taught after school hours.
Those who wish to hear two strong
men from the ends of the earth
will do well to attend the For-
eign Christian Missionary Rally, to j
be held in the Christian Church of j
this city on Tuesday, Jan. :10th. Dr.
A. L. Shelton comes from Tibet. His !
station is the most remote on the j
planet. He has a marvelous story to :
tell. Nothing more wonderful has |
been heard since the apostolic age.
Dr, Shelton is a medical man and de-
livers his message with great direct-
ness and power. He mixes fun and
earnest in due proportions.
Dr. L F. Jaggard couies from Con-
go-land. His work has been done at
Longo on the Uoslra, which is a tribu-
tary of the Congo River. Dr. Beach,
of Yale, has said that the Mission of j
the Doeiples of Christ on the Congo s
Is one o' the greatest missions in ihe .
wor d. Dr. Jaggard will tell of the |
methods employed and the results
obtained. Giber men will speak from 1
the region round about and will make
their contribution to the service
The public are most cordially in- j
vited to attend. Admission is free.
Those who cannot spend the entire
day can spend part of it hearing the
messages of these men. The litera-
ture that will be displayed: the maps
that will adorn the walls, and the;
curios are worth seeing. The service
will be led by President McLean, of
ihe foreign Christian Missionary
Society, of '.,'incmnatti. Ohio. This
Rally will be one of the great events
of tue church in the life of the city.
Services 10:00 a. m., 2:00 p. m., 7:30
p o).. Men's meeting and luncheon at
the church at 6:15. All men are in
l-irst Christian Church
L Ewing, steward of the j
Fort Supply asylum, and Miss Ada
Arnold, of that city, were united in
marriage at Woodward Jan. Kith.
Mr. Ewing was for several years a
resident of Norman, and his friends nesJay
in Norman and throughout the coun-!
ty are numbered by his acquaintance.
He is a very popular and industrious
young man, while the bride is a beau-
tiful and accomplished young lady
The many friends of Robt. L. wish
for him and his better half ail the
pleasures of wedded life
Bible School 10:00 a. in.
Preaching Service 11:00 a. m.
Junior C. E. 3:00 p. m.
Gj-vjst.ian Endeavor 1 ■ 1 p. in.
Evening Preaching ":30 p. in.
Weekly prayer meeting on VVeil-
3o p. in.
Call For Democratic Primary
By resolution of tli e county central
committee adopted January 13 anil
at tbe suggestion of state Chairm in
Branson it was decided to hold a
primary between tin hours of one
and three o'clock p. in. Saturday,Feb-
ruary lo, in each of the pru incts of
Cleveland county at the usual voting
places for the purpose allowing the
voters to cast their ballot for their
preference for the democratic nomi-
nee for president of ti esc 1 niteil
States. At this primary the voters
shall by ballot vote for delegates to
the county convention to lie held in
Norman Saturday, February 17, at
the hour of two o'clock. ThV candi-
dates for delegates receiving the high
est numb r of votes shall be declared
the duly elected delegates and the
said delegates are expected to carry-
out the wishes of their constituents.
The precinct committeeman shall
be inspector of the election and is
authorized to appoint two judges and
two clerks to assist.
The election hoard shall issue the
credentials to the duly elected dele-
gates, also to certify, the number of
votes cast for each presidential can-
didate, the same to be filed with Act-
ing Chairman II. Downing on ot be-
fore the 17th day of February
By resolution of the committee Mr
11. Downing was instructed to appoint
Inspectors where vacancies existed.
Being no funds to pay the expenses
the Inspector must provide tempor-
ary ballot boxes and hold the election
The ballots will oe furnished by
the state or county committee. All
democrats who are legal voters in
their precinct and ail other legal
voters who will agree to support the
democratic nominee for president
may participate in this primary.
The delegates to the county con-
vention will elect seven delegates to
the state convention to be held in
oklahoma City February 22.
The number of delegates to be
electi d from each precinct are as
[follows: 10-1 -e, 2; 9-1-e, 3: 10-1-w, 1:
, 10-2-w, 2; 10-3 w, 2: 10-4-w, 2: 9-2-w, 4.
! Franklin, 1: Denver, 1; 9-3-w, 3; H-l-e,
i 2; 8-1-w, 2; 9-3-w, 2; 7-1-w, 5: ti-l-w, I:
7-2-w, I: li-l-e. ft; 7-1 -e, 3: Noble City, 2:
| Moore City, 1: Lexington City, ti;
Norniar City warr'one ft, ward two.'!,
ward three 0, and ward four 5.
J. O. FOX,
W. .1. HESS
ROGERS TALKS TO
Of The University Monday
Afternoon. Club Full of
Hon If. A. Rogers, of Oklahoma
City, a member of the State Execut-
ive Committee of the Woodrow Wil-
son movement was in Norman Monday
afternoon delivering an address to
the University Woodrow Wilson club.
Mr. Rogers was a classmate of Gov.
Wilson and knows him well and is
enthusiastic for his nomination.
He feels quite sanguine that the
State of Oklahoma will send to the
National Convention a delegation in
favor of the nomination of Gov.
Wilson. From replies received from
40n0 letters sent out to leading pro-
fis-ional business, office holders and
committeemen, a carefully selected
list made for the purpose of ascert-
aining the sentiment In- found about
SU per cent favorable to the nomina-
tion of Gov. Wilson. In oniy tTve
counties in the state did lie find the
sentiment in favor ol Gov. Wilson
weak Eighteen counties he figured
afely Wilson counties and the senti-
ment for cov. Wilson strong in 53
other counties. In the farming dis-
tricts of tbe State Gov. Wilson was
decidedly the favorite.
The University club was consider-
ably enthused by Judge Rogers' ad-
dress and all promised to bring active
ndeavor at once to use their influ-
ence in behalf of tbe nomination of
Hon, Boh Wallace,of Pauls Valley,
was in Norman Monday alternoon
and made a shrrt talk to the Univer-
sity Woodrow Wilson club Bob Is
all aglow with enthusiasm for Gov.
Wi'son and assured the boys that
Garvin county would be in the State
convention with a solid delegation
lighting hard for a state delegation
to the National Convention for the
nomination of the New Jersey Gov-
if you have a friend visiting you
or you are visiting a friend don,t fail
to tell, us about it. and we will tell
The Eighth Grade Examination will
be held April 11th and 12th. Every
pupil in the county who is doing eighth
grade work should be able to pass
this examination. The graduating
exercises for those who successfully
pass the examination will be ti eld in
the hirh school building at Norman
some time in June.
The monthly reports recently re-
cei veil at the County Superintendent's
Ofllce shows a very large attendance
in the rural schools.
The following teachers have report-
ed their last month's work to the
countv superintendent. .1. P. llulsey,
Nell Payne,Ruth Burch, Harry Brown
Florence Wilson, Dortha Haz Uiue,
L .vd Wingarner, Mrs. L K. Truscott
H. E. Bagley. Lucian Truscott, Anna
Hummel, Dona Uice, Ruby Grillin,
Lula Austin, Kate Wise, Edythe Mc-
Devitt, Era Gan ly, Mary Waddle, N.
H. Edwards, Minnie Scott, Pearl 1 ot-
terson, Edythe Clary, and lia Rogers.
Mr. I-Mward's report shows
attendance which is 03 pe
Real Estate Offerings
If you want to secure some choic
vacant resident property in Norman
• ad and see prop rty we have on our
list.. We have had listed with us some
of the eh icest vacant residence pro
pcrty in the cby at the lowest prlc
suoli property has been listed io two
—— A numher of excellent residences
The hens are beginning to cackle also to b -found on our list tose.l
and look around for nests and the peo-<" exchange for good farm land any-
pie who are paying 40c p*r dozen for where
f ,r hen fruit are w i s h i n g lf >'ou ar" interested.! selling, buy
"Biddv" would Ket busy. The truth ! exchanging Norman City pro-
in the case is that "Biddy" went to 1' r'V we invite >,,1. to tali the nut-
market early last fall and his failed tl 1 "nrwithn.
lo return to the roosts and familiar
haunts and as a matter of fact "Bid-
dy" will be kept most too nusy brood-
ing this summer to relieve the egg B. L. Castile was i the Superintend-
consumer lo a very great extent, ent's office last Saturday making ar-
and if hir product doesn't bring 2.V rang ments for some speaking
per dozen she will cover sunr with tlinw.ghout the county.
hei wings and cluck inste.-d of ertck'e.
Talks to Business Men--No .?
As promised in these columns, the HUH line ol
advertising- calendars from the A. M. Collins Mfy.
is now in my bands and ready for your inspection
! Office over Broki
These calendars surpass our expectations, both in
beauty and variety of subjects. Pretty iris 'til your
eyes ache; outdoor scenes of Held, forest and stream:
brilliant marines; peaceful country scenes; huinor-
esqtie and "kid pictures galore" over fifty subjects
in all, making np a ' stunning" line of over one hun-
dred handsome calendars.
Whether you buy or not, you must see the pic-
tures. Every subject is copywrighted and I have the
exclusive control ol the Collins line in this territorv.
I' 1 a ti to see these calendars as soon as possilili
.Inn. S. Allan
J. O. FOX, Editor Enterprise
M -, Castile-
is a good lea ler in lyceum work.
"M—t—vv*i*-i-*;-v-rv i -
Rural School Lyceum Course
The following dates will be tilled by
I speakers sent out under the auspices
i of the Rural School Lyceum Course.
| County Attorney Geo G. Graham,
; No. 10, Jan. 26th.
| Dr. A. C. lllrshlield and Hirch Slat-
kin, New Hope, No. 28, Jan 20 and
Adair, No. 30, Feb. 2nd.
Prof. G M. Roberts and orchestra,
j Independence, No. 37, Jan. 20,
! County Treasurer R. S. Davis, and
Boy Lewis, Robinson, No. 16, Jan. 20.
| Atty. Jas. M. Gresham, Perry, No.
14, Jan. 20tb.
Judge F. H Swank, Lone -star, No.
59, Jan. 20th.
Dr. C D. Blachlev, Grotts, No. 24.
J. E. I.uttrell and C. C Williams,
No. 47, Feb. 2nd.
Atty. flalph Hardie, Franklin, No.
22, Feb 2nd.
Eric L. Castile, Diamond
The speakers are furnishing this
entertainment lo you with out any
expense on your part, shov your
appreciation by giving them p icked
houses, for upon the interest you show
will depend the sending of other
speakers latter on to your district.
They will have someth ng of especial
interest to the parents.
Further announcements will be
made thiough the press of the county.
Eric L. < 'astile,
Mr. James F. King, ol Arapahoe
and Miss Winnie Lindsay of this city,
were united in the holy bonds ot
matrimony at the Catholic church
Thursday afternoon at o o'clock. Rev.
Father Metier officiated
The groom i- deputy county treas-
urer of Custer county, and is said to
lie a very popular young man with an
excellent future before him.
The bride is a daughter of
C. Lindsay of this city, who
past year lias been assistant
office ot the county treasurer
er county. She is a popular and ac-
complished young lady, and has a
host of friends in Norman.
J They will reside in Arapahoe.
Publisher and Merchants Prize
Below is the standing of can-
didates in the Publisher
Merchants Prize Contest.
Kathrine Osterhaus .
Ruby Bartholomew .
Clearbrook Singing Class. 1,000
Newcastle Baptist Church 1,000
Sadie Hyde Beavers 1,000
Katie Kier 1,000
Mary Spencer 1,000
Osie Williams 1,000
Judith Lindsay 1,000
Grace Bumgarner. 1,000
Leona Grotts 1,00(1
Baptist Ladies Aid Soci'y 1,000
Notice of Hearing Petition For
Probate of Will
In the County court of Cleveland County.
State of Oklahoma
In the Matter of the Estate of
No. ! .lane Satterler d<-< eased
NOTK'K is hereby civm to all persons in-
; leresteil In ti estate of .1 ane Satterlee, de
cea-«-u, that,on .lan lyi'.\ Klizabeth WU
llama filed in the < <>unty Court of Cleveland
rounty, Oklahoma. h«-r petition praying for
the probate m an instrument in writing pur-
porting to !><• "■ LAST WILL AND TKSl'A
MI:NT of .lane Satte re. dr.-rased, ami that
lrtters trstaiiientarv ><• issued thereon to
petiuonn- r.iivabeth Williams: and that
„ll(| petition • ii l.- hmrd at the Court Room
■ i said Court, in the city ot Norman, Okla-
homa on Monday February i \ 1918, at 9
,, dock i in . ol sai-i 'lay. when and where
all persons inf rested may appear and shou
.an- if any they hav. why the prayer of
-.aid petition should not be granted.
Witness my hand and the sral ol -.aid
Court, this January 24,1912.
(I It K-> HAM \ (..HICHAM
.1 0. \ lil rid if e and .lesse Aidrldge,
old friends and relnti\\s of Mr. and
Mrs. (i. P. Glenn, who have been vis-
itini; in this city for a week, leave
tomorrow on a trip through Missouri
jjoinu on to Alberta, Canada on a
prospecting tour. Thoy have just
sold out tliuir holdings in Harper
county, whore the* resided for eleven
Supt. B. K McDonald was in the
■;i«tern p;irt of the county this week
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