The El Reno Democrat. (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 20, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 23, 1908 Page: 4 of 8
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TO TH« FARMIM OF CANADIAN
There has been apportioned oul of
the Permanent School Kund of Can-
adian county the sum of Sixty-four
Thousand Six Hundred and Elghty-
e en Dollar*, to be loaned to the
farmer* of the County on farm lands.
"The sum of Twenty-sii Thousand
J*"ive Hundred Dollars has been loan-
«-4 In aald County, and there is now
ia the courae of completion loans to
the amount of Nine Thousand Four
Hundred Dollars, which will b«- clos
••4 in the next ten days. And further
more, there are sufficient applications
from said County to take up the en-
tire apportionment Therefore, no
not e applications can be received
from Canadian County until tne
fnture when there may be some ad
■lltional farm mortgage fund to appor-
ny order of the Commissioner nf
the land Office of the State of Okla
SKTH K CORDON.
Auditor Farm lxian Department
Mln Mary QUI Garrett ia In from
the Cheyenne school* for a few day*
visit with her grandmother, Mm
Kachael Palmer, on Mileg avenue
Corn throughout the county la be
ginning to need rain. The present
prospects for a corn crop are the best
Oklahoma has ever known.
DO YOU NEED IT?
Would you want a doctor who had
graduated In a high school but who
had never attended a Medical College
to wait upon you. If you were serious
ly 111? Would you want a lawyer
who hail graduated in a High School
tnit who had never taken a law
Billy Burner has returned from an
outing at Idaho Springs. Colorado. He
took In the l>enver convention while
on the trip.
Wm Thomas was brought up from
Yukon last night, by Sheriff Chambers.
He will answer to a charge of "drunk
Sol Fread has a bran new delivery
wagon for his feed store, one of the
prettiest vehicles to be seeu any-
I.eo Corkins will leave soon for
Bartellesvllle where he will go Into th*
tea anil coffee business Mr Davir
of Hobart will relieve him here.
crop cotton will begin to arrive.' while the opponent* will probably not *ach mule In that town. Valley town-
There la itlll a great deal of damaged •* *• lime to get their argument* "hip mulex are worth only |5*.a3.
cotton o0 the wharf* and In the yard*, ready between the time when the ar- Henry ha* the be*t cattle In the
■ gument* for the bill aro filed and the' county, If value* given are correct.
The question of drainage will not be' "nie when the pamphlet* are prlnteu T*>e average value there I* stated to]
handled by the county commissioner* '°r distribution be 1-8 75; In Okarche. }-'•*>•">; In El
at the present meeting of the board. —• Reno. 125 26; in Yukon, 123 47, anil
as the law providing for the formation CONTRIBUTIONS WILL BE RECEIV- 'n Valley township, only $1150.
of drainage districts was passed with
out the emergency clause, and will not
become operative until September
However, all preliminary work will be
done before that time, and the nee s
sary canals to straighten and shorten
ED BY DEMOCRAT.
All Democrat, will be Offered an Op
portunity to Donate Toward Ex-
penses of Fall Campaign.
In farm land values. Yukon town
ship leads, the average being $42.31
Frisco townsnip follows, with $litl.ti3;
El Reno township with J36 39, and
AIIIMORV FIQURM INCOM-
PLCTI, SHOW QRIAT GAINS.
With Three Townships to Hear 1
County Shows Gain of More Th4n
Forty Per Cent of the County'a Popu.
lation Arc Resident* of the City
of El Reno.
The assessors' returns, as far as re-
Cement township brings up the rear celved, show a substantial Increase in
with 113.20—only 76 cents behind the population of the county, and es-
the North Canadian can be dug In a Money Collected Will be Sent to the Walnut township I peclally of the city of El Reno, during
few weeks The sentiment among the
valley farmers is practically solidly
In favor of th draining of th e low
lands, and the petitions will be ready
for the consid'-ration of the rommls-
Bryan Campaign Committee
Town lots in El Reno are valued at 'he past two years. The returns are
an average of $548.09; In Okarche at
—— $289.04; In Yukon at $ IKS TT; In f'alu
The Democrat has decided to ojien at *137.28, 1u Geary ;.t $123.03,
a Bryan campaign fund made up of in Mustang at $99.73.
i Political Advertisement)
W W Moffett, the blind musician
went to Sulphur Springs today, to at-
tend the reunion of Confederate vet
Mr R. C. Wood house one of El
Reno's foremost citizens, and a strong
Democrat, contributed $100 to the
sloners before the law becomes opera dollar contributions from the Demo
tlve. crats of El Reno and Canadian county
— The fund will be open from now until
September 1 Ft at which time the
money collect! d together with a certl
Hid ll«t of names of those who contri-
buted to the same, giving their occu-
pation and place of residence, will
be sent to the managers of the Bryan
list of name*
LABOR DAY TO BE OBSERVED IN
EL RENO THIS YEAR
Farmers Unions and Labor Unions to
Co-Operate in Big Picnic on Sep-
The Central Co-Operative I'nlon
took the necessary action yesterday
certified copy of the to arrange for one of the biggest labor
and the amount for- ',ay celebrations ever In III It was
4-ourse to handle a-a lni|>ortant case. Bryan fund. The list Is rapidly in
for you In court? If not, why not?
The reason is plain Then w hy young
man or young woman, will you figure
on going into the business world to
make your living, to make your suc-
cess or failure in life, without attend-
ing a first class business) training
school, one that gives thorough, com
jilete and practical courses that meet
the demands of the progressive busi-
ness world, one that employs none
but the most expert teachers In their
particular lines, and uses the most
modern systems and best busiaess
methods. To expect to successfully
go Into business for yourself or work
for others in a business! capacity,
without first obtaining a practical
business education, is just as unreas
unable as it would be for you to ex-1
pert to make a success of law or
medicine w ithout attending l.aw or.
Medical College, and making a spec-
ial preparation along these particular
Hues At business you must make
your living; you are living ina com-
mercial age. and in the greatest corn-
~tnerclal nation on the globe Enter
the Capital City Business College of
Guthrie, Okla . and go into a commer-
cial life prepared to successfully Cope
with toftiptt.tlon without having to
tussle at the bott. m i f th- ladder for
a ntlmber of years to get a start i
latfce lliustrat.d catalog may be had
free for the asking
Richard W. Burkhard, manager ot
the leading newspaper in I-ouisville,
Ky, spent a few hours between
trains in this city while en route to
lion Dick T Morgan stopped over
night In the city and went east today.
He is doing a w hole lot of quiet work
of a political nature at present.
.1 1 Phelps has purchased the Rock
Islnd M. E. church parsonage and re-
moved it to lots on Ellison avenue
w here it w ill be fitted up as a modern
Claude E Hensley has headed the
list of contributors to the Bryan Cam-
paign Fund. Mr Hensle\ is the Lino-
type operator and machinist on the
The Atheneaum Club is having some
very attractive year books printed at
the Democrat office. The year's
study as outlined, will be of mort
than ordinary interest.
The Volksblat Editor is Pleased With
El Reno's German newspap r. The
Volksblat conns out squarely In
favor of T F Hensley as a candidate
for the office of representative. The warded will be sent to Mr. Bryan per foretold in these columns last week
Volksblat has a wide circulation sonally and from the plans laid no doubt will
among the German iiopulation of Can- The monev will be deposited dally bring many people to El Reno upon
adlan county, and Its indorsement car- to ti e cr dit of the Bryan campaign 'hat occasion.
rli s much weight. It says: fund in the Commercial Bank of El A general report was had at the
The editor of the Volksblat desires Reno Those who desire to contribute meeting of the Central Co operative
to call the attention of Its readers may do so at the Democrat office or, I'nion yesterday afternoon from the
to the announcement of Travis F at the Commercial Bank if more con- Farmers County Union and the varl-
Hensley to be found In an other col venlent. The name, address and oc- ol,s labor union delegates and all were
utnn of this paper. Mr. Hensley Is cupation will be enrolled together with enthusiastic in pulling oft a big do-
a candidate for the Democratic noml- the amount contributed and will be Ings upon the first Monday in Septum-
nation as representative for Cana published in the Democrat each even- her. There will be a big parade by
dlan county He 19 running against ing in the dally and in each weekly the members of the Farmers union
XI B. Cope for the Democratic noml- issue of the weekly edition. Those and labor unions during the day.
nation. If he Is nominated he will who desire may send their eontrlbu The secretary was instructed to ex-
make us a food representative He tions by mail to either the Democrat tend an Invitation Immediately to E
has always been a friend of the farm or the bank, being sure to give the H. Griffin, state lecturer of the Farm-
ers and an able defender of th" rights information as to occupation, etc. No ers I'nion; I. H. Campbell of the
of ihe common people. For fifteen other acknowledgement will be given Logan County Farmers I'nion: J.
years he published the El Reno Demo- except the publication of name and Luther Langston of the Oklahoma
crat. and In every issue of that paper amount In the Democrat, but the full State Federation of l.abor and W. T
under his management, something was list will be at the bank and at the (Chummy) Field of the Railroad or
said In favor of the farmers and the Democrat office at all times subject ganizatlons, to be the official l.abor
taxpayers of the county. He served to inspection, that all may see their Day speakers.
donations are properly credited. There is to be all kinds of games
This will be a free will offering an.l and amusements with probably cash
no one is authorized to solicit money prizes given I neach contest. A base
for this fund. Although it is to be hall game between the Farmers I'nion
made up of dollar contributions, there team and l.abor I'nion team with suit
will be no objection to lareer dona- able prizes.
tions If one feels so Inclined. There will be games for the old
The money necessary 'to meet the young and middle aged, for the large,
expenses of a Democratic campaign small and medium sized, for the aver-
must come from the rank and file of
the party as there are no subsidized
trusts or Illegal combines to dump
their thousands into a slush fund to-
ward having their Industries protected
while they frame laws to rob the peo- ' and most of the prize
The board of education will meet
tomorrow night to let the contract for
the construction of the new school
building- in the Fair addition and on
the West side.
WRITE FOR CATALOG. | Proj rt\ owner- -I ill r t fail tc
Write for 1«S pag , beautifully ill- trim the tr along the walks as the I
ustrated catalog containing interest- ( overhanging branches are a sourd-
ine dlscrti tive matter and illustra- of annoyance to all who are obligt i .
lions of America's mo«t progressive to pass underneath.
school of Pookkeepine. Business i
Training. Shorthand and Typewriting.] II L Spaulding, who moved to
also inter, sting statements from Eureka Surinss, several months ago.
Every Democrat in the county
should contribute some thing toward
this campaign and it is hoped that the
amount sent from Canadian county
will be eoual to that sent from any
i tht r c nr.- if the state.
manv former students and their em-
ldoyers. Readi.is the guarantte
which assures each and every student
that if at any time during the course
or at the completion of the course,
a student finds that we do not do as
has returned to El K no and Is again
at work with the Electric company
His famll; will arrive here in a few
Mrs M E. Cassity and son. Roy.
advertised. w> refund every rent of who had been visiting here for three
tuition, or if the studen prefers, he , weeks departed this morning for their
may enter, take up r -gular work for
ten days without paying one cent of
tuition. The Capital City Business
College of Guthrie, Okla stands on
merit and teh success of its hundreds
of graduates who are filling many of
the most responsible positions to be
found in every avi nue of commercial
life and State and National Govern-
ment work A live scholirship in-
cluding books, beard, and lodging
nnlv cost from f$o to $100.
Fill in voud -name and address and
mail to the Capital Business College
Guthrie. Okla.. and receive free cat-
alog by return mail.
home in Ashland, Kansas,
sity is Mrs C. E. Perry':
Herman Harms has gone on an east-
ern trip. Chicago and Milwaukee be-
ing his objective points He will be
awav two or three weeks, and upon
his return he expects to pilot a colony
of Herman farmers into Canadian
Y Caruthers went to Oklahoma
this morning on business con
d w ith the Tinkt Ipaugh store'.-
as mayor of El Reno for four years
and during his term of office taxes
were lower and more public improve-
ments were made and paid ' r than
ever before or since.
He found the city indebted when
he was elected, owing more than
When he retir I from office >11 out-
standing debts had been paid and
$15,000 In cash was in th. city treas-
ury when his term as mayor expir-
He gave the people a broad liberal
and successful administration of th~
city of El Reno, the best it has ever
had and we believe that he will even
do better if we will send him to the
The ed tor of the Yloksblat takes
pleasure in recommending him to its
LENGTHY PETITION WILL BE
FILED THIS WEEK.
Propos tion Will be Voted Upon Un-
der the Initiative and Referendum
at the Primary in August.
Guthrie, Okla., July 21—Petitions
containing more than the 22.000 names
required by law have been received
by the committee having in charge the
initiating of a bill for the sale of the The assessors of every town and
school lands, and will be formally filed township in Canadian county have
with the secretary of state early this made their returns to the county clerk,
week. While the law regulating the and they show that the valuation of
proceedure for the operation of the in- all property, for purposes of taxation
Itlatlve and referendum allows pro- amounts to $16.9S4.r>t>l 00. exclusive of
tests against the sufficient of any corporate property, such as railroads
such- petition, and on appeal to the electric and gas plants, telegraph, tele-
supreme court in case the secretary's phone and express companies,
decision is unsatisfactory to the pro- sleeping cars. etc.. upon which the
testers, there is no probability of any assessment is to be made by the eor-
delavs of th-H son in this case, and poration commission of the state,
as son as the ballot title is formulated These figures have not yet been re-
by the attorney general the governor celved. but it is thought that they will
will Issue his proclamation calling for swell the total amount to more than
age looking ones, ugly ones and those
w ith the dimples In their chins.
The committee believes that cash
prizes will be best for the reason
Incomplete, the assessor of Frisco
Rock Island and Oak townships hav-
ing not yet sent in their reports, and
in several of the western townships
a number of Indians are yet to be en-
rolled. However, the returns now ja
show the imputation of the towns and
townships that have reported to he
21.424, while the entire county two
years ago showed up only 18,899 j„_
The figures show that the growth
has been pretty general, only four di-
visions showing a falling off, and only
■ M"ht decreases appearing in those
four. In some of the townships, par-
ticularly In Yukon, El Reno, Cement.
Walnut and Maple there as been a
'I'he most rapid Increase is showffl
In the city of El R.-no, where a gain
of nearly 80 per cent. In the past two
vears the gain in the city's population •
has been twice as great as in all the
rest of the county, and while two years
ago the city had only 28 per cent of,
the people of the county, it now has
about 40 per cent of thf total popu-
lation—and nearly all this growth has
been made during the past twelve
months. The figures show that th-
city's population has increased about
80 per cent in two years, and if that
ratio can be kept up for two more
years, El Reno will have more inhabi-
tants than all the rest of the count *
Estimating an increase of only 86
in the three tow nships of Frisco, Rock
Island and Oak. the total population
of the county is 24.024. This will . ,]|
for an increase In the salaries of some
of the county officers, and an increase
in the allowance of clerk hire in some
of the offices, on account of the In-
creased work in counties with lar&.
Following are the assessors' figure-
as far as received up to this time
Population. 1906 190S
Mustang 97:: 1.015
Yukon township 7P.6 sr.«;
that It will interest a larger number Frisco township
money will be Matthewson twp
EXCLUSIVE OF PROPERTY TAXED
El Reno City and Township Have
More Than One-Third of All the
Property of the County.
Yukon. Frisco and Rock Island Town-
ships Follow in the Order Named
—All Above $1,000,000.
Okarce town ....
distributed immediately with EI Rene I'nion township
merchants as the farmers and laboi El Reno twp. . .
ers are great circulators. El Reno city ..
The committees having the afTai; Reno township S
in charge are: Rock Island twp 7
Committee cn Park and Amuse
ments—I,ew lluber of Painters union
and .1. A Bolton of Farmers I'nion
Committee on Soliciting and Adver
tising—L B. Clift of Farmers I'nion.
Guv \ Spinney of Ty pographical Calumet townshil
I'nion and Geo. Lyman of Carpenters Valley township
' nion. township ..
Committee on Music and Privileges Geary city
—Thos. Hennessey of Typographical
Union and G. W. Derry of Painters
At the next meeting of the Central
Co-Operative T'nion on August 2nd. ad
ditional committees will be appointed
and plans perfected to insure a com-
plete success of the undertaking.
HEART OF THE SMALL BOY WILL
BE MADE HAPPY.
TUESDAY, JULY 21, 1308.
J W St.'vens. representative ot th>
-Oklahoma Biography Association,
passed through this city today en
route to Kingfisher
James Duffy is preparing a lengthy
write up of Oklahoma politics for the
l«ondon Graphic Even England sends
<o El Reno for their news.
Charlie Howard has moved to his
new home on Miles avenue and now
enjoys life beneath his o«i vine and
contract for furnishing gates and
wire tor fencing the Fort Reno mili-
tary reservation into pastures. Two
thousand government horses will be
in training iu those pastures, so a.
C. O Brooks, w ho moved to Walters
a year or two ago. has returned to
this city with his family, and now
resides on Foreman street, near the
Irving school building.
Dr H T Smith and Lieutenant
Governor Bellamy left this morning
for Hinton and Anadarko, to attend
meetings of directors of bauks In
which they are interested.
The many friends of Rev W K
Beaumont will learn with regjet th.*.
he has resigned as pastor of the Con-
gregational church of this city Mr
Miss Ethel Carter has accepted a J Reaumont did much for the church in
position with the Inter State Mort-( this city and his departure will leave
gage. Loan and Trust company in this a vacancy that will be hard to fill.
I There w ill be no let-up in work at
M-s. Henry Schafer has departed the cotton compress during the year
for Colorado Springs, Colorado, where jsog By the time the cotton which
*tie will spend a portion of the sum %as damaged by the heavy ^pr.ng
a vote on the qui stion and announc
Ing the date when *he vote will be
After the iss-iance of f at pdoclnma-
tion the next ,-tep will be the filing
of the arguments which are already
prepared by the committee which
drafted the bill. They must be com-
pleted within two weeks after the is-
suance of the governor's proclamation
J1' 11.' ■ ' 1.000.
Of this sum. the ci'y of El Reno is
credit''I wi n $4 492.9"4.00, and the
township, outside the citv. with $1.-
'"4.21" i'.!, a ' tal of $0.047.119.00, or
about 35 per cent of the total valua-
tion of the county. This percentage
will be increase.', when the figures of regular term
the corporation commission are re
ceived, as a very large proportion of
and filed with the secretary of the the property of corporations lies with-
state, after w hich the opponents of in this city and township.
the measur also have the privilege Closely following El Reno township
of filing arguments If they wish. comes Yukon township, with $l.r>'">
Before the primary election copies i 11*6.00 worth of taxable property, and
of the proposed law together with Frisco cotn« s next with property worth
the arguments on both sides and a $1.092.095.0"
copy of the sample ballot all bound The returns, as filed, show some
in one pamphlet, must be printed by queer figures in regard to valuations.
the state and sent out w :th the el.yc- Apparently, the best horses are own-
tion supplies for distribution to the ed in Yukon township, where the
voters as they come to vote at the average value is placed at $92 45 per seal of said court on this 15th, day of
primary election. This leaves a very hea l Frisco township comes next Jul) 190S
short time for the preparation and with $<2.IS. This city's horses, in-
printing of the arguments, as tne eluding the fancy drivers and draft
primary Is to be held on August 4 horses, are worth only $76.56 per
and the law requires that the election head, and the av<«rage 'je county
supplies be sent out 12 days before over Is $67.07.
the election. In the present case this In Yukon townsnip mules were valu-
apparently means that the argument ed at $109 72. In Yukon city
fFirst published July 23-3tw>
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT.
State of Oklahoma. Canadian County,
In the County Court of said Countv
In the matter of the estate of
Margaret Pattison deceased
Notice is hereby given that O A.
Shuttee. the duly appointed; qualified
and acting executor of the estate of
Margaret Pattison decease, has rea-1
den 1 and presented for settlement
and fill d in this coure his final ac-
count and report of his administra-
tion as such executor and asks that
said estate be finally distributed and
that Saturday the Sth. day of August,
1908 the same being a day of the
of said court, to-wit:
the July term. A D., 190*. at 10
o'clock a m . of said day. at the
County court room in the city of ,,i
Reno, in said county of Canadian, has
been duly appaointed by said court
for the settlement of said account
and distribution of said estate at
which time and place any one inter
ested in said estate may appear and
file his exceptions in writing to the
account, and contest the same.
In testimony whereof, I have here-
unto set my hand and affixed the
Four Great Collections of Wonders
From All Parts of the World Will
Come Here This Summer.
The heart of the small boy and
some older persons will soon be fill' I
with expectations for the birds have
whispered that this season will -ee
four great circuses spread their cn i
vas in this city.
Those that are headed this way
the Hagenbeck Wallace. Ringli
Brothers. Sells Floto and Gent; y
Brothers shows and as each claims to
have the greatest on earth every one
should be satisfied.
Circus day is to one and all a 1
to be looked forw ard to for many la -
in advance and to be remembei' 1
many days after tht show has fold- \
its tints and stolen away. To the
child it - i.'e one day tlint divides
honors with Christmas and it is hai :
lo say whither Santa Claus with his
clothes of fur is more popular th;
tile girl ill oink tights who rides ti ■
horses around the ring.
The circus is strictly an American
Institution and circus day. like the
Fourth of July is made a holiday and
from early morn until late at night
the town is packed wllh a large, goo.I
matured crowd bent upon enjoy-
H L FOGG.
for the bill, which is already in cou-se J',47 .'2. and
Fishing parties were numerous yes-
terday but the catch was small. One
deciple of Isaac Walton reported that
at mosquitoes would pick up his craw
El Reno at $100.20, j fish and tlv away w ith them, while I "
f of preparation, will be printed and and Okarche Justly claimed the ban- another says they spit in his pipe to ':
rains, :t ail taken c*re of. the w*, gent out witfc the copie* ot the bUL i aer by fixing a value of $225 upon, prevent hi* smoking them away.'
DIES AFTER BEING STUNG.
Doctors Say This Woman's Deat*
Was Caused by Fright.
Winsted, Conn., July IS—Fright,
following the sting of a wasp, doctor*
declare, caused the death yesterday
of Mrs. Jennie Andrews, aged 6S
She was stung on the arm by s*
wasp at h *r home, and died fifteen
minutes later, just as medical a f
amr She leaves one son. Robert
Andrews of Hudson, N Y
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