The Norman Democrat-Topic (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 32, Ed. 1 Friday, August 8, 1913 Page: 2 of 4
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THE NORMAN DEMOCRAT-TOPIC. NORMAN, OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY, AUGUST 8. 1913.
Published Every Friday
By W. J. HESS.
ONE DOLLAR A YEAR.
Entered at the postoffice at Nor
man, Oklahoma, for transport!!!jr
through the mailt as second cla s mail
THOMPSON STANDS FOR
Favors Change of Postmasters
District.—His Position is
Just and Right.
Every democrat in Oklahoma and
especially in the fifth congressional
district will applaud Congressman .it
large Joe H. Thompson for wanting
to remove republican appointive . < v
eminent officials and put democrats
m their place.
There is no reason why the rule as
always practiced by the republicans
should l>e changed by the deino« iat -
Coming right down here at home
we have a postmaster who fights,
bleeds and would die if necessary for
the republican party. He has been
in office for more than eleven years
and still hangs on with a death '. tip
His predecessor, an old soldier. wa>
kicked out after serving four years
John B. Williams was deserving of at
least a second term and every patron
of the! office with the possible exeep
tion of three, endorsed him for re
appointment. Mr Williams' own po-
litical party bosses kicked him out to
make a place for Mr Burke.
At the election in 1912 the party for
which Mr. Burke fought for went
down in an awful defeat The voters
were almost a unit in not wanting
the standpat republicans kept in ol
Congressman J. B Thompson takes
the same position that the voters did
in 1^12 and wants these standpat re
publicans removed and their places
filled by democrats.
There is not a good and sufficient
reason why Mr. Burke should hold
the office here for another week, and
if Congressmen Ferris and Weave!
would act in accord with Congress
man Thompson he would not draw
pay for another 24 hpurs.
The office is a political one and the
democratic party does not owe Mr
Burke anything for his services either
past, present or future. Editor Burke
dirty little fling some time ago at
Attorney General McReynolds should
have been sufficient reason for hi*
being kicked out bodily.
Congressman Thompson is abso-
lutely right in his contention and
when the August, 1914. primaries arc
held the democrats will remember
that congressman who favors demo-
crats over republicans for political
The following article is from Oliv
O. Kuhn, Washington correspondent
for the Daily Oklahotnan:
Washington, Aug. 4. Defending
his action in asking the removal
Postmaster Eastman of Oklahoma
City on purely partisan grounds. Rep
resentative Joe B. Thompson Mon-
day disclosed the fact that he is ask
ing for the removal of similar office
holders at Norman, Guthrie, Paul
Valley, Wynnewood and Sulphur.
Mr. Thompson points out that hi
action in asking for the removal o
republicans is not without precedent
in politics, citing the removal of se\
eral Oklahoma democrats from office
following President Cleveland's ad-
\fr. Thompson in his statement,
just made public, says
"My attention has been tailed to
the statement of Hon. Claude W caver
relating to my effort to have II (■
Eastman relieved from further dut>
as postmaster at Oklahoma City
"I have no apology to offer for the
action) 1 have taken My only regret
in connection with it is that a man
nominated and elected
position of congressman
cratic votes should take the stand that
democrats have no claim on him.
after his election, for a position. In
other words, that democrats an all
right in their place, which is in elect
ing men to congress, but that th< \
are all wrong and out of their pla
when they ask .i congressman ti < -
sist them in securing an appointive
"Since, however. Mr Weaver has
issued his challenge and declared war
in favor of the retention in office un-
der a democratic administration of re-
publican postmasters, 1 am glad to
accept his challenge and 1 will give
liitn i > at tie on his chosen field.
• \\ ith the appointment of a post
mastei at Oklahoma < ity when a \a
caney occurs I shall have nothing to
do I hat will b« a matter in the
hands of Mr Weaver, but I do not
concede to him or to any other per
mii, democrat or republican, tin
right to retain a republican in that
office \ly fight t<> vacate the posi
tiittis now held by republicans in t >k
lahoma and to install democrats in
their places is not a personal tight
1 have nothing on earth against tin
stmaster at Oklahoma City, at Nor
man, Guthrie, Pauls Valley, Wynne
wood, Sulphur, or any other place
where I am seeking to have them re
d In most instances they are
my personal friends and have been
kind and coiisiderat< in their treat
inent of me.
This is not a personal fight It is
purely a matter of political expedi-
ncy I think when the people en
trust the republicans with power that
republicans should be appointed to
fill the offices, and that no democrat
should «sk or accept a position under
thi administration I feel tht same
way about the matter when th ■ tleni
mats are entrusted with power Men
hould be put in office who are in
sympathy with the administration
and who will carry out its policit :> and
promote its ideals
am making the same fight
against the continuation in office of
tin postmaster at Guthrie. Norman.
Wynnewood, Sulphur. Pauls Valley
and in fact in every city or town in
the district where the postoffice be
longs to the presidential class, that
I am making .it Oklahoma t ity. In
addition to this I am fighting for an
early examination for fourth class
postmasters so that the democrats
will have au oppotunirty to secure
"I am also making an energetic et
fort t«> secure the removal of Homer
V Boardman, United States attorney
for the western district of Oklahoma,
because of his pernicious political ac-
tivity during the last campaign
"I expect to request the removal
from office of every republican in the
fifth congressional district who is
subject to removal, and will do all 1
can to supplant such republican by
a competent democratic official. In
doing this I am but following the prt
cedent of every party that has ever
assumed power in the United States,
"For instance, at Oklahoma City
John V Flattery was appointed post-
master by President t loveland and
confirmed by the United States sen-
ate on \pril 25. 1894, and he was re
moved from office before the expira-
tion of four years, his successor hav-
ing been appointed and confirmed by
the United States senate on July 27.
"At Wynnewood, in Garvin county.
\\ C 1 eo was appointed postmaster
by President Cleveland and confirm
ed by the senate on February 12,
1897. He was removed and his suc-
cessor, a republican, appointed on
October 5. 1897. or within six months
after he had been commissioned and
confirmed by the senate
"At my home town. Pauls Valley.
Janu s Rennie was appointed on 0«
tober 1, 1896 His successor was ap
pointed on February 25. 1898. Less
than one and one-halt years of the
democratic term had expired when
his republican successor was appoint
ed. I was a democrat at that time
and did not believe it any great out
rage for the republicans to appoint
men in harmony with their adminis-
tration to conduct the affairs of these
offices 1 am still a democrat and
do not believe it a crime for the
| democrats to remove a republican and
appoint men in harmony with their
nduct the affairs of
Eastman, for 1 can and do now as-
sure him that I have the information
and am rapidly accumulating the evi-
dence which will open his eyes to the
truth of the charges 1 have preferred.
You < an say to the people of Okla-
homa ( ity that Mr. Eastman will go
or Mr. Weaver will be the cause of (
his not going Mr. Weaver cannot
light me in the dark or by innuendo
ami insinuation He must come out
in the open.
Wither do I intend that he shall
by high sounding denunciation of
barges about which, according to
his own statement, he is entirely ig-
norant, escape tin responsibility of
keeping Mr I astinan in office, for
I am in possession of. and the peo-
ple shall know the truth.
"Mr. Weaver cannot hide behind
the administration and escape the
responsibility for his effort to con
tiiim Mr I .istman in the Oklahoma
( ity postoffice It is not the policy
of the administration to continue a
republican in this office ()n the con-
trary it is tht policy of the adminis-
tration to remove them where charges
can be preferred and sustained against
"I am sure, however, that the demo-
crats of Oklahoma do not need an
intcrpretei to convey to tljem the
policy of the democratic administra-
tion. and that it is not necessary to
remind them that I have been to the
white house and drank water up at
the office of the secretary of state in
order that they may understand that
I know what I am talking about."
Pale-faced, weak, and
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every day with womanly
weakness—need the help
of a gentle tonic, with
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womanly system. Ifyouare
weak—you need Cardul,
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Cardui has a record of
more than 50 years of
success. It must be good.
The Woman's Tonic_
Mrs. Effie Graham, of
Willard, Ky., says: "I
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hardly go. I suffered,
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1 weighed 115. Now, I
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taking Cardui, today.
NOTICE TO FAKMEKS
The Free Farmers Matinet which
has been taking place at the Orpheum
I lieatre on Saturday afternoons for
the last few months, lias been discon
tinned for the remainder of the sum
r However there will still be a
matinee at the Orpheum on Saturdaj
afternoons but a charge will be made
tor it We assure you of a high class
program at all times and on account
of the smaller crowds it will be much
more comfortable than it has here
tAforc The fre«- matinee will be con
tinned in the early fall.
Children under six and acconipani
ed by a paid admission are admitted
free. Children over six and under
twelve, the admission price is five
cents Over twelve years of age the
admission price is ten cents \d\
Norman, Okla.. Aug.
The honorable board of
commissioners of Cleveland
State of Oklahoma, met in
the high policies to
by demo I these offi>
"Mr Weaver saw tit in hi- state-
ment to denounce the charges against
Mr Kastman .is 'false.' and this, too.
before be had heard the evidence and
without even so much as asking mt
them 1 am at a loss to know tin
cause of his swift defense of Mr
session iti the office of the county
clerk this August 4th. 1913.
There were present Hon. W R
Jennings, chairman. J F. Denison
and W IV Milam, members, and J B,
Wheelis. county clerk, when the fol-
lowing proceedings were had. t wi'
In the Matter of Approving
The following official reports filed
in the office of the county clerk
awaiting the approval of the county
commissioners, were examined and
disposed of in the following manner
to w it
Report of Claud Pickard. sherif'
Report of I P. Barker, deputy
Report of T C. R
Report of H C
Report of Tom Cheatwood, distr
clerk, for April, May and June,
Report of J F. * artier, register
Report of II M. McCombs. clerk
of the county court, approved.
Report of R. Y Isom, deputy clerk
of the county court, approved.
Keport of J B. Wheelis, count>
Report of W
justice of the peaci
justice of the peact
•d. deput) sher
C leveland Owen $(>.40.
l ull Tate, $3.80.
M A Wood, $3.70.
J.iik McKinney. $3,80
Joe Burch, $4.90
Noah Brown, $3.70
I illie Brown, $3.70
I I Sanders, $4 90.
Mrs. Will Haynes, $370
Porter Hill. $3.(>0.
las Malone. $4.00.
Jas McGill, $1;
I) F McKinney. $13.50.
Mrs Mary I. Lewis. $13.50.
Josie Norris, $9.50.
( has Worley. $4.90.
i M Workman. $27.50
John Recter. $27.50.
I> S Holies. $3.80.
Hr T. A Blaylock. $11.00.
J R. Holland, $2.00.
(. ! Myer. $4.20.
W \ Shepherd. $3.10.
Fd Fox. $3.10
M. J. Barton, $3.00
Frank Jones. $5.40.
W alter P. Cotton. $3.50.
Bert Raymond, $3.60.
* 11. King. $5.60.
B. W Owen by. $5.40
i B Higbee. $7.80.
Jurors attendance to district
J. T. Dobbs. $20.00. •
Dan George, $14.00.
I t Burkett, $17.00.
J w . Harris, $17.90
W S Blanchard, $15.80
V I Barnard, $16.70.
J. IF Cable. $16.85
J W Burrage. $17.30.
Mbert Baker. $18.50.
T. B Crowl, $18.50
Claud Blackwell. $22.40
M. S. Dunham, $16 70
I II (Jill. $17.90.
Tom Bellew, $21.50.
\V \\ Bernard, $18.50.
< D Adkin. $14.00.
W W Cobble, $14.00.
L H Cole, $17.30.
T. F. Clement, $14.00.
< \\ Fichhorn. $2.00
\ Leslie, deputy
of J. W Linton
Have You Tried Our New
10 Cent Loat?
It is full weight, made clean, sold
clean, and delivered clean. Each
loaf is wrapped in waxed paper when
it comes from the oven and is de-
livered to you fresh and clean. Try ;
a loaf. Special orders always given ;
F. J. JWoGINLEY
Phones 101 and 248
deputy sheriff, alio
bailiff, allowed $44.
ck, stenographer, al
In the Matter of Mlowing or
Disallowing i laims
The following claims against
unt> tiled in tht county clerks
fice were examined and disposed
C.I Worley, deputy sheriff, all
C F. W ork-
J F Mclrvin
S. H. Harris
lowed $1 25
W A Keeble,
I W. Hardwi
Eva F Wise, allowed $42.00.
I irst National Bank allowed $4.(H>
J. \\ Linton, justice of the peace,
J. F. Mclrvin. allowed $8.55
M. 1 Smith, allowed $155.
bdley, allowed $50.00
| H \\ y ordell, allowed $5.40.
O < \dair allowed $54 00
I R V Isom, allowed $4000.
H M McComb, allowed $50.40
! Tom Cheatwood. allowed $141.60.
Witness fees to the district court
CHICHESTER S PILLS
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First Mat ion at Bank. $2.00
M. V Codding, $3.20.
i ..rulers National Bank, $2.00.
J. F. Jepson. $2.00
P.. F Morris, $2.00
R. H Wingate. $2.00.
M M« Furray. $2.00.
J \ Lohden, $2.00
Joe Williams, $2.00
P. M Brackin, $2.00,
k I Risinger. $2.00
S \ Ward. $2.00
Frank Fphraim, $6.00.
I rst National Bank, $10.70.
J H Furbee, $8.00
i I Hicks. $4.00.
W I Daniel, $8'*)
W M Barr. $9.80.
I I Benki $8.00
V R Bowls. $9.20
W \ Britt. $800.
W V. I reeman, $10.00
I dward (ilantz, $9.40.
I \ Frickson. $10.20.
I I II atison. $11.40.
I T W illiams, $6.00.
Poor and Insane Fund.
Masst-y and Sons allowed $5.31.
J. F Denison, allowed $8 45.
Dr J. L. Hoshall, laid over, $53.00.
Post Graduate Hospital, laid over.
J. L Mays, allowed $5.00.
Dr. M I' I. Capshaw. allowed $10
I.llis McKittrick. allowed $4.00
I. \F Jackson, allowed $35.00.
I! Downing, allowed $4.50.
Nolan & Martin, allowed $20.50
R C Berry, allowed $2 15
Hahn K Polk, allowed $3.50.
s. H M 1 ,.11 i\ Sons, allowed $14 75
John \ ardaman. allowed $8'><
D II Hill, allowed $5.00
D II Hill, allowed $50.00.
I I Mays allowed $5.00.
\ D I arrell, allowed $400.00.
Fva 1 Wise, by order of court,
T I Davis, allowed $20.00.
Claud Pickard. allowed $158.33.
W \ I esslie, allowed $6.(>0.
J D Grigsby, allowed $158.33.
H. C ( ottrell. allowed $6000.
J B Wheelis. allowed $141.66.
J I Carrier, allowed $186.67.
Kate Barbour, allowed $80.00.
J I Denison, allowed $41.66.
W 1> Milam, allowed $42.56.
W R. Jennings, allowed $43.86.
J. I. t orbett. allowed $50.40.
( laud Pickard, disallowed $11,00.
A reconsideration of the claim of
Mrs M Replogle, deputy county
superintendent, for the month of June
1913, was allowed. Where at a pre-
vious meeting it had been disallow
Road and Bridge Fund.
Massey & Sons, allowed $13.85.
Clarence Huntsman, allowed $9.50
W T Ohaver, allowed $12.65.
Pi. II Walls, allowed $4.85.
Kansas City Bridge Company, al
J. W Wilkerson. allowed $53.55.
(i. T. Strickel, allowed $6.00.
Partners Store Company, allowed
I L. Dilden. allowed $2.00.
J < Hughes, all..wed $11.50.
| B. F. Hughes, allowed $11.50.
J. W. Ball, allowed $33.43.
A. P. Hammer, allowed $25.60.
J. F. Denison, allowed $22.50.
W. R. Jennings, allowed $12.00.
W D. Milam, allowed $18.00.
H. W. Stubbeman, allowed $52.45.
J B. Dudley, $34.16.
The Dorsey Company, allowed
Geo. 1). Barnard & Company, al-
Saml. Dodsworth Book Company,
I Hullum, Taylor, Minteer Company,
' Barbour & Sons, allowed $12.80.
Warden Printing Company, allow
1 ed $7.21.
I Homines W ilson, Trave Company,
J O Fox, allowed $2.25.
Norman Milling & Grain Company,
Meyer. Meyer & Morris, allowed
.Nolan & Martin, allowed $9.00.
W. J. Hess, allowed $62.50.
Martha Wise, city clerk, allowed
' Norman. Milling & Grain Company,
Homines, Wilson, Trave Company,
B. 11. Walls, allowed $1.50.
Buxton & Skinner, allowed $11.99.
Geo. Ritter, allowed $8.75.
' The Dorsey Company, allowed
O. K. Sweeping Compound Com
pany, allowed $22.50.
H. P. Daniels, allowed $18.95.
J E. Carrier, allowed $4.50.
IL H. Grimes, allowed $21.00.
W. J Hess, allowed $190.00.
1 S K. Me Call & Company, allowed
: Norman Transcript, allowed $2.50.
Milt. tiilibs, allowed $2.00
F P. Barker, allowed $15.87
L. P. Barker, allowed $10.60.
| T. C. Reed, allowed $2.00.
; ( laud Pickard, allowed $17.35.
i First National Bank, allowed $74.00
First National Bank, allowed $123.75
Runyan & Son. allowed $1.55.
Barbour & Sons, allowed $32.15.
I D. Grigsby, allowed $7.50.
Farmers National Bank, allowed
Dr. J. \ Davis, allowed $12.50
Hullum. Taylor, Minteer Company
Moore township, laid over, $28.50.
Norman Telephone Company, al
Morris T. Myers, allowed $10.00
< laud Pickard, allowed $34.95.
T. ( Reed, allowed $6.00.
IL C ( ottrell, allowed $1.75.
M F Fischer, allowed $62.90.
I B. Sale, allowed $74.50
J. B. Wheelis, allowed $26.01.
W. I). Milam, allowed $1.00.
Meyer. Meyer & Morris, allowed
County Sinking Fund.
Nolan & Martin, allowed $149.<>(V
R. C. Berry, allowed $239.98.
Hullum, Taylor, Minteer Company
By order the board adjourned till
their next regular meeting Septem-
ber 1st! 1913
W R JENNINGS.
I B WHEELIS, Chairman
ORDINANCE NO. 212.
Reed, allowed $
( !< ment. allow e.
The state election on Tuesday re
suited in the "yes" vote getting a
majority on all questions submitted.
In Cleveland county about one-third
of the vote was polled and the
same ratio was polled throughout the
The vote in this county with th<
exception of Franklin precinct is as
Question 4(i Yes, 673: no, 373. Phis
question related to the railroad
Question 47 Yes, 781. no. 147. This
was the miners bill and repeals para-
graph 18 relative to the digging of
Question 57 Yes. 9(>1; no, 165. This
question relates to the school cor
poration taxes being put into a com
m on fund.
Question 5ft Yes, (>87; no, 411 This
question related to abolishing of
township governments by a vote of
Question 60: Yes. 911 . no. 224. This
reduces the board of agriculture from
11 to 5 members.
$25.00 suits, guaranteed all wool,
and your money back if they don't
hold their shape Come and get one
for $15 00.—Moomau & Kimberlin
An ordinance permitting Norman
Interurban Railway Company, its
successors and assigns, to construct,
maintain and operate its line of in-
terurban railway over and along cer
tain streets and city property in the
City of Norman. State <>f Oklahoma,
and authorizing au agreement F
tween the ( ity of Norman and tin-
said Norman Interurban Railway
Company, and defining the manner,
te'rms and conditions upon which said
streets may be used and occupied by
said Norman Interurban Railway
Re it ordained by the mayor and
couucilmen of the City of Norman:
Section 1 That the mayor of the
City of Norman together with the
city clerk, by and in the name of the
City of Norman, be and they are here-
by authorized and directed to enter
into a contract with Norman Intern*"
ban Railway Company defining tht
manner, terms and conditions upon
which said Norman Interurban Rail
way Company may build, construct *
maintain and operate its lines of in i
terurban railway through, over and '
along certain streets and portions of ;
streets in the City) of Norman, which i
contract shall be of the following
tenor and effect, to-vvit
This agreement made and entered ;
into this 1913, by 1
and between Norman Interurban
Railway Company, party of the first j
part, and the City of Norman. Cleve j
land County. State of Oklahoma, par j
ty of the second part, witnesseth:
Whereas, the said Norman Interur j
ban Railway Company is a railroad
and electric railway corporation creat-
ed under the laws of the State of Ok
lahoma, with the right to lay out.
build, construct and operate its lines
of railway, and with all the powers
of railroad and electric railway cor-
porations to appropriate the neces-
sary property, either public or pri-
vate. in so far as authorized by the
general laws of the State of Oklaho-
Whereas, party of the second part,
through its mayor and couucilmen.
being satisfied that it is necessary in
the location of the lines of the first
party, from or near the Town of
Moore, the County of Cleveland.
State of Oklahoma, to and into the
City of Norman, in the County of
Cleveland, State of Oklahoma, to use
and occupy certain streets and por-
tions of certain streets, hereinafter
mentioned, and the right to use and
the manner of using which arc here-
inafter defined: and in pursuance to
the authority conferred on the mayor
and couucilmen by Section 698 and
Section 1377 of Snyder's Compiled
Laws of Oklahoma, and in the exer-
cise of the authority thereby confer-
red. have authorized and directed the
making of this contract.
It is hereby agreed by and between
the Norman Interurban Railway Com-
pany and the City of Norman that it
is necessary for the location of said
railway to occupy certain streets and
parts of certain streets in the City of
Norman and that such right to build,
construct, maintain and operate its
lines of railway upon such streets is
hereby granted, and the terms and
manner of such occupancy defined as
follows, to-w it:
First: The Norman Interurban
Railway Company, its successors and
assigns, shall have the right to build,
construct, maintain and operate it?
lines of railway, with either single ot
double tracks, at the grade establish
ed by the said city, over and upon (a
Front Street from the north city
limits, crossing such streets or > 113
property as may be necessary or con
venient to reach Main Street, togeth
<r with the right to use such portion
of Gray Street as may be n
sary for the construction of a "Y
the turning of cars; (b) Main Street
from a point at or near the west line
of the right of way of the Atchison,
Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Com-
pany west to Santa Fe Avenue , then <
south on Santa Fe Avenue s,. t..
connect with either DeBarr or Jen
kins Avenue, and thence southward
011 DeBarr or Jenkins Avenue to the
grounds of the State Universit v
crossing all necessary streets. (c>
Main Street from a point at or 11e.11
the west line of the right of way <
the \tchison. Topeka & Santa I
Railroad Company east to the ea
limits of Main Street, crossing
Second; Trolley poles shall be • -t !
along the curb line of the streets wi h j
connecting span wires; provided, that II
from the north city limits to Main
Street center pole bracket constru
tion may be used until such time as
the City 01 Norman shall deem it
necessary and shall order the same
replaced by span construction, and
first party shall be obligated to do and
perform whatever paving may be re
quired of it by law
Third: All trolley wires, feed and
transmission wires shall be strung
not less than eighteen (18) feet abovt
the surface of the streets
Fourth In the construction and
operation of the said lines of railway
through the City of Norman the least
possible interference shall be aused
in the use of any of the said streets
for public travel consistent with the
use for the purpose of the said rail
way. and the construction,
ance and operation of the
of railway over the street
further subject to such
police regulation as the City of Nor
man, or its successors, may from time
to time ordain for the safety, com-
fort and convenience of the inhabit
ants of the said city
Fifth: The party of the first j art
agrees that that portion of the route
from the north city limits to Main
Streets shall be built and occupied b\
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This small size is port-
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A five-year guarantee cou-
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January 1. 1914. and that the remaind-
er of the same shall be constructed
within three years thereafter and all
portions of the right of way hereby
granted not occupied within such
period shall lapse and become for
Sixth: It is further distinctly ti 11
derstood that the rights hereby grant-
ed are granted to the said Railway
Company in order to enable it to
construct its lines of railway from,
or near, the Town of Mbore to and
through the ( ity of Norman, in
Cleveland County. State of Oklahoma
as an electric interurban railway and
that the right to use such streets in
the ( ity of Norman is granted to en-
able the said Norman Interurban
Railway < ompany to construct its
main line through said city and to
afford it such reasonable and neces-
iry facilities for the handling 01
passengers and freight as may be
essary and that no right is given
or implied to operate a street railway
system in .the said ( ity of Norman
for the purpose of transporting pas-
sengers from place to place in the
Seventh: It is further expressly
agreed that the said Norman Interur-
ban Railway Company will save the
aid City of Norman harmless from
los, or damage by reason of the con-
traction and operation of said inter-
urban railway along, through, over
and across the streets of said city,
and from damagy by reason of the
Instruction of the streets, alleys and
public grounds of said city during
the construction of said railway
In witness whereof, the mayor and
councilmen of the City of Norman
have caused this agreement to be exe-
cuted. in its behalf, by its mayor, un-
der its corporate seal, as attested by
its ,ity clerk: and the said Norman
Interurban Railway Company lias
caused its name to be signed hereto
by its president, under its corporate
seal, as attested by its secretary, the
da> and > < ar first above written.
CITY OF NORMAN
( ity Clerk.
NORMAN INTFRURBAN RAIL-
\\ \ Y ( OMPANY,
\ 11 est President.
Section - 1 his ordinance shall be
in force and take effect from and after
its pass,ig< approval and publication,
according to law.
Massed this 22nd day of July 1913.
(Seal). I c OLIVER.
J MARTHA WISE, City Clerk
There the cool snow-
tempered breezes and dry
air mean comfort impos-
sible here. In Colorado
you'll have cool nights
and refreshing sleep, to
say nothing of the day's
You can get away from
the hot weather very easi-
ly, comfortably, and eco-
nomically by taking one
of the Santa Fe's conveni-
ent Colorado trains. Only
$25.15 for a round trip
ticket from here.
Call for Colorado litera-
ture and let me tell you
about our Colorado ex-
cursions and service.
J BAK E R.
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