The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 145, Ed. 1 Monday, December 7, 1914 Page: 1 of 4
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The Daily Transcript
NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, DEC. 7, 1914
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THE TREY O' HEARTS
This number of The Trey O' Hearts is said to be one
of the most exciting and interesting of the entire series
Start Promptly 7 P. M. Admission 5c and 10c.
HEED HELD WITHOUT BAIL
Hearing Fails to Develop (he Cause of
the Shooting — Reed Still
While all the world is busy planning
some secret gift for loved ones at
ANOTHER FINE RAIN VESTER-
Clean shaven, dressed in a new suit
of dark clothes, with new hat and new . ^
shoes, white striped shirt, neat tie and • •
white collar, Laney Reed did not pre-
sent the appearance of a "killer" as
he sat in the court room this after-
noon and listened to the testimony of
witnesses who told of the killing of
W. W. Bumgarner at the Champeau
sale on Nov. 23rd. Reed is about 28
or 30 years of age, medius sized, dark
complected, with dark gray eyes and
rather sharp fatures, and has the ap
pearance of more than the average
intelligence. He-Listened to the tes-
timony with no apparent feeling, and
retained his stoicism to the last
Nothing was brought out at the
hearing to solve the mystery of what
caused the killing, except a question
of Attorney Tom Mayfield, attorney
for Mr. Reed, which'seemed to give an
inkling of something. In cross-exam-
ining John Bumgarner, son of the de-
ceased, Mr. Mayfield asked him if he
knew anything about a visit Mr. Bum-
garner had made to Edmond about
Oct. 18th; if he (John) knew anything
of what happened there. John said he
did not know, and the matter was
Witnesses examined were Geo. D.
Graves, Ben Moren, Mose Hewitt,
Claude Scott, Scott Price, J. M. Hens-
ley, Ben Craig, J. F. Johnson, W. H.
Newblock, John Bumgarner and J. M.
Glenn. Nothing that was new was
brought out by their testimony, which
was to the effect that Reed had shot
Bumgarner six or eight times and
killed him, shooting him four or five
ones at It looks as if we are to get another
home, and far away, there may be a good season in the ground, as delight-
few children in Norman that will be ful rains are falling and more are
overlooked, or entirely forgotten on promised. It rained all day yesterday
Christmas day if some one does not | and almost all night, filling the
assume authority to provide for the ' ground full of water, and greatly en-
wants of those who are not able to couraging the wheat. During the past "V ' """"""ft ■" " iuui ui mc
help themselves. j week we have had something like !times after Mr' Bu™garner was on the
The undersigned will be glad to three inches. I £rounc' mortally wounded. No weap-
help others find these unfortunate 1 Plenty of precipitation is promised '0,1 was found 011 Bumgarner, and tes
ones and will distribute such gifts as by Foster, Hicks and Herschell. Fos- tinjff1vi "'a° *" •«■ u" U-J •'
may be sent in. At least. a liberal ter's predictions are good rains from
package of candy, nuts and fruit, Dec. 7th to 11th and from 10th to * —•>
should be sent to every child in Nor- 14th, with cold wave coming about the! field attemPted to draw out a state-
man who is ftot otherwise provided 14th. The next precipitation month ment t^lat (the witness) had heard
^or- i will begin Dec. 24, which will be not-
Send us the names of all the child- able for heavy rains in southern and
ren that you know that will have no eastern states, with New England and
other friend to remember them on Eastern Canada getting heavy snows
Christmas day. and the cotton states excessive rains.
Should you know of any one in want These will last from Dec. 24th to Jan-
for fuel, food or clothing send us their uary 24th. Foster predicts real
names. , Christmas weather from Dee. 20th to
And remember the children on 26th, with snow and Severe storms.
Christmas morn, to send them to see
timony was brought out he had carri
ed no revolver for years.
From one witness Attorney May-
MRS. W. J. DAVIS,
MRS. J. M. CORN,
J. M. GRESHAM,
C. M. KEIGER,
L. J. EDWARDS,
i In speaking of artistic dress for
i women Paul Poiret, designer of wo-
men's wear and originator of the , v„c ml(sc tIUWU
.tunic idea through his famous skirt j that attended, the court room being
Bumgarner say: "Don't shoot any
more you've killed me," to which
Reed answered, "Well, you know what
you did to me," and Bumgarner re-
plied: "Yes, I remember," but the wit-
ness could not swear to hearing any
After witnesses for the prosecution
had been examined, Attorney May-
field declined to put any defense wit-
nesses on the stand, and Reed was re-
manded to jail without bail, to await
trial at district court.
The interest taken in the case was
I manifested by the very large crowd
LECTURE OX BEAUTY
Committee. of a year a£0' is credited with saying: | filled to capacity
"Choose whatever is most becoming :
to your beauty—tightly-fitting gar- SUICIDE OF MIRES MISKOYSKY
1 ments or loose-flowing ones, the ——
Ernest E. Walker, of Portland, Or- strictly tailor-made or the more elab-' Countv Attorney Grigsby Deputy
egon, famous as a landscape and civic orate. 0 j Sheriff Cottrell and Justice of ' the
designer, will give a lecture at the "Choose colors which go well with: Peace J. W. Linton were called to near
University of Oklahoma on the 24th your complexion, your hair, your ej es. Moore Saturday night by news of the
of February for the benefit of the "If dresses built on straight lines | death of Mires Miskovsky, 22 years of
age. When they got to the place,
they discovered it was a clear case of
suicide, and no inquest was necessary.
The young man was in bad health,
and while his parents were in Oklaho-
ma City and brother and sister out of
the house, he got out of bed, took a
shot gun from the wall and, lying
down on the floor, placed the muzzle
against his breast over his heart. He
pulled the trigger with a stick, and
the shot went into his heart, making
a hole in his breast just the size of the
bore of the gun and tearing his heart
itudents and friends of the institution, do not suit you, do not wear them.
The lecture will deal with the best "Those who are really well dressed
methods of beautifying the city and enjoy a sense of satisfaction equal to
enhansing its streets and
The lecture will be given
avenues, .the triumphs of any other art; and
of j they impart beauty
[things around them."
and color to
For fine Fruit and Shade Trees —H. E. Walker was here from
see L. C. Oliver. Now is the only . Washington, Okla.. over Sunday, vis-
time to set them out. 1 iting his folks.
OUR LINE OF CLOTHING
Overcoats, Rain Coats, Sweaters, Underwear,
Bath Robes, Shirts, Hats, Caps, Collars, Ho-
siery, Ties, Shoes.
In fact with our Xmas supply note corning in,
our line is most complete. You will find cou-
pon in this ad. good for 10 per cent on every
cash purchase. Clip the coupon, sign your name
and supply your needs.
Good for 10 per cent on cash purchase
Only one coupon can be used with each
purchase at Moomau & Kimberlin's.
Void after December 15th.
<3.1#©ITkid SIRS. r
They Dress The Men And B
Make up vur mind that you can have a Hoosier Cabinet. We will find a place to
put it. It will save you on the average, thousands of steps every day.
40 labor-saving conveniences increase your comfort in working—17 are entirely new
articles in this new Hoosier—your whole kitchen at fingers* ends
700,000 women who own Hoosiers wouldn't do without them. You ought to have n
Hoosier now. ,
The Greatest Christmas Comes
to Women W ho Own Hoosiers
It >ou ha\e been waiting on account of price, the new Hoosier is the lowest priced
good kitchen cabinet e\er sold. It is a wonderful bargain. While you are waiting you are
risking health and wasting time that you might be using to better advantage.
Grasp your opportunity now. Get the Hoosier Cabinet you have needed and wanted
so long. W e will make you unusually liberal terms.
"Your money back if you are not delighted with your Hoosier."
I. M. JACKSON
NEW OFFICERS, I. 0. O. F.
PRELIMINARY OF JOHN LANE
—Governor elect Williams has an-
7*. , ti • r , „ T , .nounced the names of the two Dem-
The new officers of Norman Lodge, The preliminary trial of John Lane otratU. members 0f the State Board
I. G. O. F. for the coming term, re- for assault with intent to kill or|of Affairs j M Adeylote, of Okla-
cently elected are:
Noble Grand—Geo. A. Smith.
Vice Grand—Grover Fulkerson.
Secretary—B. F. Morris.
Fin. Secretary—J. E. Carrier.
Treasurer—J. F. Benke.
The three iast named officers were
! .-hooting with intent to kill, is being , homa city .
j heard before Judge Linton at the dis-' Hartshorne
I The third rural route out from Pur-
j cell was started last week.
♦ * *
Miss Ruth Farris and Mr. Cicero
j Merritt were married at Lexington on
Saturday, Nov. 28th.
* * *
Mrs. J. D. Massey, wife of the new
M. E. Church, South, pastor at Lex-
ington, stumbled over a wire on the
porch of the parsonage, Sunday, and
fell, breaking her arm. She is recov-
• * *
Jim Gray, the star tackle of the
Norman high school, has gone to Lex-
ington to assist his father in his
Rev. Massey is making a good im-
pression as the new pastor of the M.
E. Church, South, at Lexington.
; — j —Tree culturists say now is the
Re\. J. R. Smith is home from an .time to set out fruit and shade trees,
extended stay in north-western Okla- There ought to be a large number of
homa. He says farmers are prosper- trees set out in Norman. Every tree
ous up that way, moving lots of, you plant on your premises enhances
! grain. In the little 800-town of Fair- the value of your property apprecia-
j land, while he was there a few days, bly. Set out a few. You can't have
i 45,000 bushels of corn was harvested, too many, for they can be thinned out.
and Sam I. Morley, of
! i.e. louviiio, two of the leading busi-
j J?" court room today. This is a case ' men of the State a,.e hjs selec_
I from Mai dock, in the eastern part of,tions. The RepUbiiCan member has
| .e cou.rty. ane, it it, charged, shot not yet ^en selected. He may be a
V. alter Pmlhps on Nov. 3, in a cotton 1 Progressive.
field, south of Mardock.
him so seriously that for a time it |
Norman Lodge is doing well in was thought he would die, but he is I
every way, increasing in membership recovering.
and interest. It has now something There is a raft of witnesses from !
like 170 members. the Mardock neighborhood, including i
John Rolf, John Bohannon, Oliver I
I. O. O. F. INSTALLATION Bartholomew, Clarence McCraw, Mis.
: Ship, Arthur Holsteen, Dr. Austin, j
Members of Norman Lodge I. O. O. Raymond Woodring, Ed McVey,!
F. are urgently requested to be pres- Frank Phillips, Frank Criss and Ed j
ent at the meeting tonight (Monday), Carr.
which is for the purpose of drilling ' County Attorney Grigsby is being
for the installation of the new offi- assisted by Ben Williams in the pros-
cers, which will be held the first regu- ecution, while J. B. Dudley is assisted
lar meeting night in January. The de-i by O. J. Kennedy for the defense. The
sire is to make the installation im- shooting, it appears, took place in
pressive and perfect, and members j John Lane's cotton patch, into which
are requested to assist in the work ] Walter Phillips and his brother-in-law
Make Lots of Toy®
Among all the other
good tKlngs we have
(of bcyi to enjoy is
the wonderful toy—
Tonight (Monday) at I. O. O. F. hall.
By order of OFFICERS.
Arthur Holsteen, had gone to inter-
view him about some matters. There
had been trouble between the men and
the theory of the defense is that
Lane, seeing Phillips and Holsteen in
the field, feared bodily harm and got
in his shot first.
After hearing several witnesses,
the hearing was adjourned to such
times as the wounded man is able to
be presnt. e
(Has Girders like Structural Steel)
Thousand* of bey* like you are
having barrels (.f fun with thi toy.
Y ou can make battle ships, torpid a
boats, derricks, cranei, machine
shop*, tower*, bridges, trolley can—
over 300 ditferrnt modcli from the
•et*. We handle the Mvito
Erector and recommend it. we
have *'-t* at e ery price, to fit every
pocketbook. Drop in and tec
them, and get free folder.
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