The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 89, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 10, 1909 Page: 2 of 8
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THE OKLAHOMA STATE CAPITAL. TUESDAY MORNIKG, AUGUST 10, 1909.
Hour Sale And Stock Purchase Sale Begins Monday 9th.
Stock Purchase Sale Closes Saturday August Mill.
This Stock Purchase Sale has been so far the mfst successful sale ever held in Guthrie. When
we bought this big stock at Mineral Wells, Texjs, we decided to sell it all in one sale, but we
found it was too large to handle. So we divided it into two sections and the second section will be
brought to our counters Monday morning and each day this week enough fresh goods each day to
keep livings moving steadily ami make each day ju t as rich with amazing money saving oppor-
tunities as the day before. ® $
The Big' Store
On the Corner
From !i to 11 n'Suek we will sell full,
width 9-4 anil 10-4 sheeting, bleached and
unbleached, worth 28c and 9)c a yard,
good, linn fabrics and standard brands,
Tuesday I'lifhi 9 to 11 o'clock, •
Wednesday morning, Aug. 11, from 8
to 9:110, we will sell Ladies 3Hp and 25c
hose in black and colors, ,aee and bf>< lace,
tan, black and white, gauze and lib". About
m pair, all worth 25c a pair and for this
one hourc at, three pair for
Thursday afternoon from 22 to 3 o'clock
we will sell bleached table damask, worth
75c, 85c and .ti .00 a yard, not more than 5
yards to a customer, at a yard 35c
This is all fine linen table cloth, some with
the mercerized finish, all net patterns anVl
for one hour, 2 to 3. Thursday for, yard 35c
ANOTHER STCCK CF MERCHANDISE BOUGHT
We have all kinds of goods yet to come, we have a car load of goods at the Katy depot now
awaiting its ttirn to be brought in, unpacked and put on our counters IN THIS 3ALE. We
bought the . L. Bird & Co. sto%k at Wagoner, Okla., at a ridiculous low figure. Watch our ad-
vertisements closely. New features coming up every day now until next Saturday night, Aug. 14,
at 10 p. m., when this sale positively closes.
Another Big Saturday Night Sale, Saturday night, Aug. 14, at 7 o'clock-
Watch the Daily Advertisements.
We will be so busy with the wind up of
the Stock Purchase Sale that we will have
to cut out Saturday Night After-Supper
Sale, but Saturday morning we will sell
from 9 to 10 o'clock 20 dozens Men's Fancy
Dress Shirts; worth 75c and 50c t-or 25c,
some with collars and some without collars
- Stock Purchase Sale 25o
Not over 6 shirts tc each customer .
Friday will be Handkerchief Day at our
store. Here will be a chance to buy a year's
supply. Even pay you to buy handkerchiefs
and lay them away until next Xmas. Over •
100 dozen Ladies' Handkerchiefs, beautiful
Swiss embroidered, hemstitched or scolloped
edges, also neat plain hemstitched linen
ones absolutely worth 25c.. From 9 to 10
o'clock m. and 4 to 5 o'clock p. m., two
hours Friday at each 9c
Not more than 10 to each customer.
3KOWTH THIS YEAR PROB
ABLY THE OBSAI'K il' xa
2LECTKIC ROAD IS NEXT
Three Hundred Acres Laid Out
for Factories and Homes and
a Thirty-Five Acre Park, With
Natatoriuir—Real Estate Sell-
ing at Big Advances,
(BY CAD A LARD.)
CHICKASHA, Oltia.. Auu. 9.—This
city is fast taking rank as not only one
of the most rapidly growing cities of the
Man I u| as one to mak«' succensful in-
vestmenfti in. With its lorition as the
gateway to the rich Washita valley and
Its suxit-i'ior 'idvantagi as ;t manufac
Ih making big cuts and fills and after
throe month! constant labor It develops
that he 1* converting his ground into a
H< re park. wUB ;i large natatorlum
and ii ten at re lake. The grounds will
tir covered with fioOO trees, a large pa-
vilion erected, and fountains with basins
lot fish will add interest to the sur-
Chickasha propei >y has been giving
evidence of the worth that Is in It the
past week A hundred feet on Chick-
ashi avenue sold to an Oklahoma City
i ;i ti, ta list for $;>0,on0. The, sam * pn j -
erty was ofTered a year and :t half ago
for $20,000 anci a year ago for $30,000. An-
other niece of property on Kansas ave-
nue. fifty feet, sold for $1 Ti,000. The prop-
r«it\ was bought three mouths hrt'oftB for
- nil"* the owner h;i# Ing paid but $'.'.«too
on it. thus cleaning up ffi.ooo with $-.000
•.' per ''ent on three months Investment.
Yesterday a gentleman who has a farm
four miles from the city, in the valley,
was ofTered $li" per acre for 440 acres,
"nil Of which he bought for $43 per acd
two years ago and 300 that he paid $♦>•")
for a year agovf-
The $W0,000 paving contract Is prog-
The $00,000 high school building Is
ready to pass from the hands of contrac-
tors to the cltv . ,
It |h reported no reliable authority th it
the Rock Island railroad company will
erect a new depot here this fall.
Work Is to commence at an early da*e
on the Ho-k Island %iaduet on Clio, taw
avenue, spanning Its yards. The cltv lu
to build the approaches.
irage of over
tiring point be"tv,:se
power that propolis u
' ".i< kasha lias % ■ • w n ■
far this year that an i
one hundred residences j
Just now a cotton mill company or-
ganized solely by capitalists of the cltv
Is crowding the work «'f erecting a three
story brick fire-proof building, the dl-
menslons of which are to be 70 by 103
feet. Another Vulldlng of smaller dl
menslons will follow. The main build-
ing will be In reality a structure of pil-
lars, the greater part of the sides be-
ins windows. A switch la non being
laid by the R. I Railroad Co. Into the
300 acres of land belonging to the com-
pany. the switch to he the property of
Uii Cotton M II Co.. with a view to al-
lowing anr4 nd all railroads to operat-
cars over It. The 300 acres of land will
be used as a factory site, for the loca-
tion of factories. The donation of a
building site and oho; power ' n great
indyceinent to factories and already sev
era! iivlustrieH .«r.> knoiliing .it the door.
Lawrence Martin, the proje. tor of the
new city str- e( rallr->a.l ins i-..-t return-
ed from Massachusetts where * he has
been finishing up the details of order
making for rails and equipment and
work will commence nt once in prepara-
tion of track laying with the paving now
being put down on streets over which
*heCars are to be operated
For several months N <5 Steel, who
M A-ns several hundred acres of land
Joining the city on the west, has been
making Improvements that were more
than ordinary, but everybody was left to
Infer that be was only improving his
possessions preparatory to throwing
upon the marke* rew additions to the
r'lv Tie has put In a two foot drainage
p >e through the lowest part of his land.
GROSS REVENUE LEVIES ON . ..
COAL TO AWAIT FINAL Here Are \ OU
Going This Fall?
LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL f Q()k Qyer Jfofe
Auditor Trapp and Sheriffs of List Will Make It
Various Counties Defendants in
Litigation—They Assert Law Is
Not Only Constitutional
Auditor M. E. Trapp has wlth-
all tax warrants which were
with the sheriffs of Pittsburg,
CONTlNl'KI FROM V
He lived herc to
on t<> «wui"' v. In 184
the time of his death.
Tlje most interesting chapter In the life
of this old man was that he was
vlvor of th- Battle of°*Waterlo
served seven years in the army
Kaiser, and at the age of 15 wa
Blue her. at Waterloo. Indeed,
the moving of this army, garrlst
and the like that the little passb.
ords so faithfully and proves not on!;
Roeder's great age. but his part in th<
gTeat European strife.
On the eve of the Battle of Waterloo
Boeder was sent by Hlucher with
isago to Napoleon. Wellington
time had enlisted the support of
Prussians. Roeder was probably
youngest soldier In the mighty conflict,
and honor was bestowed upon him h;
being selected by hlt-gencraf to bear th'
Roeder had no set rules for living, lb
ate and drank normally of general foods
l'p to one year ago he''■■tiId not let a day
go without his one felass of beer, but d
ing the last f.-w months he had given
Always an Invete
In his jate '90s, he
not going to
•ed is long er
sni-'ke any rmn<"
--.mil for d, • tan t
. th. 8tu«t «nts from
—.ajority of otate*. occu-
rs piss its own $100,000 Specially de-
lljJUL'U Blgned, and equipped building.
Positions ;:$f sKS:
liaud. Typewrit lug, Bookkocplnu. Ac-
tual lluHiueNR Praetice, IVnmunsNip ant
Mat briunticn. Write for our liouutifulTllua
rated catalogue giving full information free.
I>. L. MlBStLMAN, President
k Box 14. Quiney. Illln-
Latimer and other counties In the coai
districts for the collection of gross reve-
nue taxes upon Coal, pending the result
of an agreed suit in the superior court of
Pittsburg county to determine the legal-
ity of the gross revenue tax law passed
by the First, legislature. Pending final
ietermination of the case „the court has
issued a temporary injunction to re-
strain any further steps toward forcing
lyment of the tax.
Most of the coal companies engaged in
mining are plaintiffs in the action, and
State Auditor M. E. Trapp with th.>
sheriffs of the various counties In which
companies are located, are defend-
he coal companies claim that the gross
emit tax law is unconstitutional and
:1 for the following reasons: It does
not specify for what the tax is levied;
the l*nlted States government has sole
control of the seggregated coal lands anu
their output under contracts made with
the operators as lessees; that the tax
confiscatory; that It is a gross discrimi-
nation in that it levies a tax of only one-
half of one per cent on oil and gas pro-
duction and levies 2 per cent on coal
wblel direct competlUgn with oil
and gas as a fuel.
The defendants - ontend that the law
does specify the purpose for which the
tax was levied and that If thofe is *ny
deficiency it is corrected by the act of
the Second legislature amending the gross
revenue law; that the tax is levied upon
the basis of mining coal and not upon
the government lands; ti it It l« no ob-
jection to taxation; that is confiscatory
In that the power of taxation Is the
pow* ? of confiscation; that there is no
discrimination, as the legislature has the
right to 1 !asslf$ subjects of taxation and
that to place oil and gas in one classi-
fication and coal in another is not an
Carlisle Military Acacemy
Prepares boys for University, Technical School, Govern-
ment Schools, ClvllServlce Position, Railway Office Business,
and Commerce Business.
Has Gymnasium, and Swimming Pool, Athletic Field,
pest discipline and Instruction.
Write for catalog and special circulars.
i KANSAS WESLEYAN BUSINESS COLLEGE
Wanted 1500 Young People
500 | ^Telegrapher.
CAA ) Men Bookkeeper-
. i Bookkeepers
| Positions (luaranteed, iooq-io
• Authentic School for Railroads and Banks;
Largest, best equipped west of the Mississippi;
1.000 students annually; 18 professional teai ti-
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Pen Art Department in the West; Individual In-
struction; Satisfactory Positions Guaranteed.
No Agents. Union Pacific contracts to take aU
graduates of Telegraphy. Expenses reduCflV
to minimum. Write for Illustrated Catalog.
SEE Ol'R ONE MONTH TRIAL OFFER.
T. W ROACH, GEN. SUPT.
202 9 . 8anta Fe Ave. Salina, Kans.
Mount Carmel Academy
WTCHITA. KANSAS* An ideal Boarding School for girls and young women.
Conducted by the Sisters of Charity. B. V. M. For catalogue address SISTER
STYLED "THE SCHOOL OF STATESMEN'S CHILDREN."
A Boarding and Day Institution for Young Women and a Nlgtot Schoo
for Men and Boys.
Classical, Scientific, Normal and Commercial Courses. A Well Equipped
A College of Music and Art.
Address the President Guthrie, OKla.
References: Speaker - Murray, Tishomingo, sen. Davis. Sapulpa; Rep. Durant.
Durant; Sen. Thomas, Lawton; Judge Ollphant. Tulsa; Sec. Normal School Mitch
Guthrie; State Supt. Cameron, Guthrie; Ex-Govs. Ferguson. Jenkins, Barnes,
Seay; Sen. Hayner, Broken Arrow; Sen. Cordell. Chandler; Clerk Supreme
Court Bonnar, Guthrie; Sen. f^llups. Cordell.
*>tate University School
For Young Men and Young Women
First Session will open September 14th, 1919.
Tuition Free. Board Reasonable.
Courses: Telegraphy and Railway Accounting; Ancient Languages; Mod-
ern Languages; English Literature; History; Mathematics; Natural Sciences;
Experimental Sciences; Business and Commercial; Shorthand; Typewriting;
Music, Vocal and instrumental; Drawing and Art; physical Education; Public
Other courses will be opened In the near future. Typography; Manual Train-
ing; Domestic Science; etc.
Students holding elgth grade diplomas admitted to Ffeshmen Class
A Preparatory department, under the eharge of the regular faculty, will be
maintained for those who have been unable (£ complete the eighth grade.
Recently a friend gave his a hand
pouch and pipe, and the temptation
too strong and the aged man 1
When asked his rule for long life
old man would shake his head,
ways take good care of myself. I
let my feet get wet."
Pack Your Trunk
And Go North
That is the very best way t<> escape the heat this sum-
mer. Among the lakes of Wisconsin, Minnesota and
Michigan are over BOO ideal summer resorts, easily and
quickly reached by the #
Milwaukee & St. Paul
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Longer, higher and wider berths, and many other exclu-
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G. L.COBB, Southwestern Passenger Agent
907 Main Street Kansas City, Mo
Located in A university town, the very center of Culture. Literary work
approved by the Universities of Missouri and Chicago.
Leads in Music—Courses in Art, Elocution, Home Economics and Busi-
ness. Best Equipped Gymnasium for Women in the Middle West.
Chartered and endowed, therefore gives the best work for the mone>.
For catalogue and views address
WILLIAM B. PEELER, President, 1215 Broadway, Columbia, Mo.
Edmund Dandridge Murdau^h, L L. M.,
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with all its lameness, aches and
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The Oklahoma School of Telegraphy,
We teach telegraphy, station accounting, the handling oT
commercial telegraph forms, reports, etc. exclusively. We
find positions for our graduates. < Terms: J50.00 for nine
months course. WRITE US
REFORM IN SALOONS.
row more than
county must pay
Aug. !>.—After tom'or-
00 saloons in Shasta
a license , double the
i>d from midnight
prohibit gambling* ami
ide entrances. Under the new law,
lativf1 Amen tjis may conduit sa'
ind th" proprietor must give his
nal super\'fri.<11 t his plain
Asks for Time
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FACULTY OF 50 ARTISTS. (A'ELTNER, Piano: PESOLD, Violin; SHACKLE
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BOARDING DEPARTMENT to- Young Ladles near Conservatory.
courts to defeat
e State v
s palm c
ell as dlspos
a capital site.
It lias developed that the Oklahomi
City real estate dealers have been selling
lots? laying far out from the city, to
purchasers all over the State. Those
Who have purchased have thfmght they
were g' ttlng inside property, but it now
develops that the lots, as a rule, have
no value, not worth the taxes which will
be placed against them, and as usual
the outside people will be called to dig
up for sellish llogopolis.
Piano Department is under the person-
al direction of Frank Weltner. No other
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Free Advantages ofTered piano students
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Admission C-^rds of ofaculty snd
students' recitals will be mailed free to
any address, upon application The pub-
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the work of our pchool
Diplomas, gold and diamond meda's
Our Catalog, (season 1909-1910) con-
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further information, address
FRANK WELTNER. Director
3620-22 Finney Avenue, St. Louis,
St. Joseph's Academy
Conductedby B.knkdectine Sisters, Guthrie, Okla.
Situated one mile west of Guthrie, on a beautiful eminence
overlooking the city and valley, with pure air and
healthful surroundings. Building commodious and substan-
tially constructed and equipped with all modern appliances.
The comfort and well-being of all pupils assured. The ex-
pensi s are nominal, consisting of $73 per term of five months
tuition and board. Elective studies from $5 to $40 per term.
The course of study includes Primary, Preparatory, Grammar,
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GUT MRU: OKLAHOMA
SCHOOL OPENS FIRST TUESDAY
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