The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 65, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 4, 1908 Page: 4 of 8
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THE NtWS 3 MONTHS $1.00.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 1908.
A WANT AD IN THE NEWS
FROM THE RANKS UP
ZIMPELM AN NO MORE.
THAW'S SISTER SUES.
Countess of Yarmouth Wishes Lons Po«,m«« r at Austin and a Le«d-
CONGRESSMAN McGUIRE SAYS
ALL MEN MENTIONED ARE |
GOOD ENOUGH FOR HIM.
THE REPUBLICANS CAN
THE PROMOTION OF HOULAHAN
FROM SUPERINTENDENCY OF
CLOVER LEAF TO GEN. SUPT.
OF CHICAGO AND ALTON.
Release From Marriage.
London, Jan 4. —Counter of Yar-
mouth. who waK MIbs Alice Thaw of
Pittsburg, Pa., has begun proceeding
lor the nullification of her marriage
Guthrie, Ok., Jan. 4.—That Oklalu
ma republicans will unite on a can-
didate for president, harmonious to
all factions, and give him undivided ^neciail
support i the frank opinion of Hird
S. McGulre. congressman from the
first Oklahoma district Mr. McGulre
is In Guthrie from Washington. He
will be here today, leaving tonight,
probably for his home in Pawnee. He
expeotH to be back in the national
capital January 9tli.
"With the exception o| <j .vt rnor
. STARTED IN AS A BRAKEMAN
Chicago, III.. Jan. I The promo
tion of I'. II. Houlahan from 'he po
sltion of superintendent of the Clover
Leaf to that of general superintend
ent of the Chicago and Alton and
Clover Leaf Is the recognition of merit
won from the ranks up. Mr Houta
ban started as a brake man, then con-
ductor to train inuster on the Hurling
Hushes Of Now York, I am penally wlth *eaf,nwte™ at Iteardstow.
acquainted with the others, Speaker
Joe Cannon, Secretary Taft, Vice
President Fairbanks and Senator
Knox," he said.
"Being a candidate for re-election
it would not Ik3 exactly proper fur me
to make any choice," In- laughed, "es-
pecially when they're all good enough
That the republicans can win wltn
any of the "possibilities" is Mr. Mc
of Yarmouth i.
ing Citizen of the State.
Austin. Jan. 4.—Major George TI.
Kimpelman. postmaster of Austin, died
here after a week's illness.
Major Zimprlman was appointed
: postmaster by President Cleveland
| and was rllAppolntrd by President Mc
, Kenley and attain bv President Hooso
veil He was sheriff of Travis county
for a long time.
i He was born at Hufsdorf,, bei Lun-
j den. Germany, July 24. 1832. and came
j to Ameriea In 1848 He enlisted In
| the Terry Texas rangers When Ross
, was governor he sei v« d as colonel on
: his -itaff He was a Knight Templar.
| Elk, Shrlner and a member of th«
, failure to meet the requirements of
John h Hood comp of Confederate Vet-
8HOOTS HIMSELF IN MOUTH.
(Juire's opinion. President Roose-
velt's withdrawal from the race d'vs
not create any doubt in his mind as
to the ability of any of the other can-'
didates to fill the executive's place
at the head of the national ticket. i
Mr. McGulre emphatically denied
the report emanating from Washing-
ton that he would fight the confirma-
tion of the appointment of Silas Rel<!
of El Reno, Okla.. as federal judge
for the district of Alaska. i
"The rumor i« absurd." he said. "I
will undoubtedly be for Mr. Reld.
endorsed his candidacy for the n
point men t. The objection, so far as
1 can learn comes from Alaska. I do
not think it is serious. Mr. Reld will
Reid was a candidate on the reptib*
licttn ticket for attorney general in
the first state election in Oklahoma.
Congressman McGulre has decided
ideas on banking legislation. His
plan is to compel officers «f national
banks to make a report every two
weeks and to impose a criminal pen-
alty for misrepresentation.
"The temper of congress indicates
that ;some action will be taken alotrg
this line very soon," he said. "1 am
in favor of the depositor's guaranty
Hi.. In 1882, from which place he
appointed division superintendent ot
the Burlington nt Brookfield, Mlu
souri, a position he held until he went
to the Clover Leaf a few years ago.
His carrier as a railroad man has been
remarkable from the start and through
all the various positions that he has
been called to fill, and in which be I
has met with single success never for] «r, forty seven years of age
once having to go backward in his of
forts to reach the toppermosi. round ] suicide at his home by shooting him
in the latter upon which he had an I self in the mouth fhe suicide follow
j REV. DR. JOHNSON DIES.
Prominent Presbyterian Minister De-
parts This Life at Austin.
i Austin, Jan. 4.—At Seton infirmary
} Rev. Dr. Josephus Johnson, one of the
: begt known Presbyterian divines In
J Texas, departed this life after a lin-
gering Illness. His health has been
Ks.rl ol Yarmouth Countess feeble for thirty years Dr. Johnson
f Marry K ' who was firty-nine y. urs old, was born
J at Water Valley, Miss He came to
| Texas in 1872. and was pastor of the
j First Presbyterian <tiurch of Victoria
„ !from 1872 to 1905. In the latter v< ar
Former State Treasurer of Illinois Tfr-j he succeeded the late Dr. Smoot as
minates Mortal Career. j pastor of the First Presbyterian
Belleville. Ill , Jan I Charles Beck ' rJiurr, <>* thlw city His remains we re
formerly jj,ppe,j r° Victoria For t wenty years
, , ^ j Dr. Johnson was stated clerk of the
slate treasurer of Illinois, committed Texas Presbyterian synod.
Broadway and Tenth streets.
Sunday School at JO a. m.
Litany, sermon and holy commun-
ion at 11 a. m.
Vesper service at 5 p. m.
AltaT committee for December Mrs.
Tom Potts and Mrs. Shirley.
REV. L. C. BIRCH,
As superintendent of the consoli-
dated lines where be now finds him-
self his great ability as a practical
railroad man will be more fully de-
veloped and better appreciated. He
is a man who understands the work
lugs of %very department of a big
corporation through a personal expe-
rience seldom enjoyed by many men
called to as high a position as he
| Mr. Houlahan Is a fine example of
what pluck and energy can aocom
pllsh In America, having risen from
water boy to general superintenden
of two great combined railway sys
tems, and is not yet fill years old. He
went the whole route, working his
way from one position to another. He
was born March 13, 1855, at Ottawa,
111. He began railway service in 1807,
Up to 1870 was water boy and track
hand on construction of the Ottawa
Oswego and Fox River Valley road
(now part of the Chicago and Alton
Railway and Chicago. Burlington and
Qulncy Railway) between Winona
Streator and Aurora, 111.; 1870 to 1875
track land, check clerk, station bag-
EDITOR SHOT TO DEATH.
... .. , . ,, gageman and ticket agent; 1875 'o
lund, providing the objectionable fea- jirake.
man and conductor; 1880
to November. 1881, conductor; Novem
ber, 1881 to July, 1884, assistant train
master, and July 1884, to May, 1880
trainmaster, St. Louis division Bur-
tI, ... ... . llngton system; May to November
By the way, If l ever get rt chance 10,,.
. J8N6, master transportation. Missouri
and Kansas division St. Louis. Arkan-
sas and Texas Railway; November
1886, to April, 1890. trainmaster;
April, 189b. to May, 1891, assistant su
perintendent; May, 1891, to June.
1892, superintendent, west division
June, 1892, to December, 1904, miner-
intendent Hannibal and St. Jc eph
Railroad. Decembor, 1904, to Janu&rj-
1. 1908, general superintendent Tole-
do. St. Louis and Western Railroad.
Mr. Houlahan came Into general
prominence in the early summer of
1903 during the great flood of the
tie should never be more than twenty Mlssom j nnd Raw rlvpl.s ,1( K„nsa(i
' -- of deposit for one of capital. CUy where „p sh0W0(] Kr(w rnrur.
ance and energy in restoring order
ly a more conservative and just pro-1-.,,. '
J J 1 .out of chaos, going several hours
| without sleep.
tures can be eliminated. It holds out
an inducement for reckless invest-
ment. If that part can be done away
with I shall vote for any such meas-
to cast my ballot against stock gam!>
ling, you may rest assured 1 shall do
no. l believe, frankly, thnt had there
been no Wall street there would have
beeu no failure of the Kalckerbockf
Trust company of New York.
"This so-called panic was among
the bank's, nnd not the depos'io.
The money that was hastily drawn
out is now being gradually put back.
What the people wan? is reassuring
"I am in favor of limiting the'
amount of deposit in banks. The ra-
And I think ten for one would be real
EMPLOYEES OF THE STREET CAR
LINES WALK OUT ON STRIKE
While quite naturally avoiding the
appearance of prognosticating the re-
sult of th state convention which will
elect delegates to the national repub-
lican convention Mr. McGulre is tak-
ing an interest in the developments
of the Oklahoma end of the campaign.
He laughed when it was suggested
most of his friends have announced
for Taft and that the natural con-
clusion would be that the candidacy
of the big secretary is not distasteful
"You are at liberty to draw your
own conclusions." he answered.
Mr. McGulre is one of the most ac-' Special to the News.
live of the seven Oklahoma delega-' Marion, Ind., Jan., i The local em
tlon in the two national houses. His ployees of the Union Traction coin-
move to secure the removal of res- l'any to the number of seventy-six
trlctions on Indian land has been gen-ent out on a strike her today. The
erously exploits. Last night he <*ntlre ca.r service Is completely tied
spoke hopefully of the prospects for UP and not a car is moving in any
relief for the white farmers of Okla-(Pait of the city. The men that went
homa. j°ut her today have gone out in sym
j cathy with those at Muncle. So far
Keep your eye on No. 2" West Main there has l>ven >o trouble, but as the
ed a family conference, attended by
three o| his four children
Becker's first wife died two years
ago Last June be was married to
Mrs Frank K. Sperheln. It is said that
the family conference was held to dis-
cuss the dlsuosltlon of Becker's estate
as a result of bis second marriage.
Mrs. Becker was visiting friends In
St Louis at the time of the confer-
Mrs Bertha Orr of Chicago, wife of
former minister to Venezuela. Claire
Orr, one of tho children present, found
Becker's body on the floor of bis bed-
room with a revolver at his side. The
other children present were Arthur ( Cklll
Becker, a lumber dealer of Little Rock. ' LuTkTn'' Tex
Ark., and Gustave Becker of Belie
vilie The eldest son, Cassimlr Beck-
er, of Osceola, la., was not able to
spend the holidays with his father
Becker was a director In the First
Natlon.il bank of Belleville and the
Belleville Stove and Range companv
He became prominent In Illinois poli-
tics after a long business career, and
was elected state treasurer in 1888 on
the ticket with Governor Flfer. He
had served throughout the civil war
as a volunteer
Entering Office Door When Tragedy
Happenrd. and Wife Arrested.
Hallettsvliie. Tex Ian. 4—W. R.
neaumler, editor of the Hallettaville
Herald, was shot and killed as lie en-
tered his office doo,. An inquest wan
held. His wife was arrested and plac-
ed under $2,000 ball The body of tie-
ceased was removed to his late resi-
Okla., Is to have a canning
Dixon Abney, accidentally shot near
ifkin, Tex., died.
Five business houses at Boynton
Okla. The loss la $5,0011.
Postal receipts at Dallas (he past
calendar year were $516,000.
H. S. Weir of Clair, Mich., was seiz-
ed with a (hill at Oklahoma City, soon
Donald .Mayes, a little boy, was fatal-
ly crushed by house moving rollers
Grace M. E. Church.
Corner Tenth and Draper.
Sunday school at 10 a. m.
Preaching at 11 a. m.
Junior League at 3 p. m.
Epwortl. League at 6:30 p. m.
Preaching at 7:30 p. m.
Prayer meeting Wednesday even-
ing at 7:30 o'clock.
F. A. Colwell, Pastor.
The annual meeting of the Presby-
terian church which was postponed
j from last Friday evening is announc-
ATTORNEY GENERAL TYRELL OF e(i for Wednesday evening, Jan. 8. at
J 7:30. An entertaining literary and
NEBRASKA BRINGS SUITS UN-
DER STATE LAW.
musical program has been arrenged
and refreshments will be served. All
the members of the congregation and
LIABLE TO $5,000 FINE
j their friends are earnestly and cor-
dially invited to attend.
Criminal Jury Next Week.
The criminal jury in the county
court will be empanelled next Mon
Lincoln, Neb., .Ian. 4.-"-The attorney (lay- and " is "robal,lH that a num
general of Nebraska, Tyrell. com- bei" of ll'I"nr cases wl" be ,rie(l'
Special to the News.
Trinity M. E. Church, South.
S. Market and Forest Ave.
Sunday school 10 a. m.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7:30 r
Junior league 3 p. m.
Evening service 7:30.
Members especially urged to bi
present. Others invited.
James E. Savage, Pastor.
First Methodist Episcopal Church.
Corner Beard and Ninth.
Sunday school at 9:45 a. m., F. B.
Preaching at 11 a m., sermon: "A
Vital Question." •
Preaching at 7:30 p. in., sermon:
"The Future in Vision."
Class meeting at 12 m.
Junior League at 3 p. m., Miss Co-
zetta Keegan, superintendent.
Epworth League at 6:30 p.
Frank Wood, president.
Platform meeting Monday at 7:30
Mid-week service Wednesday at
Teachers' meeting Wednesday at
8:30 p. ra.
Sunday School teachers' meeting
Wednesday at 8:30 p. m.
Good music. "A homelike church."
Every one made welcome.
Q. W. Martin, Pastor.
menced suit here today against the
Adams, American and United States
Express companies for a failure to
comply with the statute reuiring ex-
press companies to file rei>orts with
the state giving the annual salary
WANTED—To buy home cheap at
once, for cash, a new five or «lx room
cottage. Address "E" care News. 4-3t
I am leaving the city and will sell
. . my household goods cheap. Call at
roils. Ail public i-ervice companies m N phna
are liable under the Nebraska stat-
ute to fines ranging from five hun
drt-cl to five thousand dollars for s
Do you know where 23 West Main
street s? Watch it! .4-fit
Mr. Bryan Pays High Tribute to the
Lake Charles, T.a., .Ian. 4— Hon.
William Jennings Bryan delivered his
lecture 011 "The Average Man" at Shell
Beach casino in an audience or 2,000.
The lecture was under the auspices
of the board of trade, a committee of
which escorted him from Alexandria.
Large crowds rssembled at every stop-
ping place en route here, and Mr. Bry-
an delivered brief addresses at each,
praising Louisiana for her fertility, her
gain in material wealth, her interest
in education and her loyalty ti) Demo was married Christmas day
19117 S47 building permits were
taken out at Austin. Total amount
expended was $381,000.
The exhibit of Ihe Comanche Pool-
fry association, held at Comanche
Tex , had a number of the finest fowls
J. W Tankersley, a former speaker
Of the Arkansas legislature, some
years a leading Denver lawyer, Is dead
Joseph W Kates, one of the best
known telegraph operators In the Unit
ed States, passed away at Richmond
John r> Rockefeller has donated tn
the university at Chicago bearing hi
name 2.190.n 0 more His total dona
tlons are (23,000,000.
The bottom of a ballast car fell out
neat Shrevepori. w. E. Sweeney, who
-jas day, fell tn
the track and was fatally run over
The fnneral procession of the late
Mrs. Anson Jones was one of the long-
est In Houston's history. Foral oft r-
Ings were sent from all over Texas
During a fire at Huston. La., Fred
.. Harris came In contact with a live
has been added to the ' |®'®Phone wire which came in contact
with a live electric wire and lost his
Owns Up That False Entries W?re
by Orders of Superiors.
San Francisco. Jan. 4.—Another sen-
sational < hapt
California Safe Deposit and Trust
company scandal H. L. Slorrs. one of I rvi.'i,, n„. . .
. ., j olllo Republican primaries will be
bookkeepers of the concern, broke ' held Feb 11 The slate convention
down nndet the merciless cross-ex . to select delegates to the national con-
amination nnd confessed false entries mention will meet at Columbus 011 thi
"n the books were 111 his handwriting i ,,r<' of Ma'eh
nnd had been made under orders from Invalid Nearly Burned.
.1 Dulzeil Brown, the imprisoned man-1 Sherman. Tex., Jan. 4.—Residence
ager of the bank, and J. D. Robertson. W. 1.. Sayle was destroyed by fire,
the fugitive assistant secretary. The The Invalid mother of Mrs Sayle was
confession made by Storrs Is complete barely taken out In time
in every respect, and establishes the'
fact that 11. arli $1,000,000 bad been I Killed by Falling Slate.
falsely added to the assets of the bank • Union. Ind . Jan 4.—Joseph Car
the state bank wasehi, a miner, was killed by falling
First Baptist Church.
Corner Ninth and Union.
Sunday school 10 a. m.
Morning church service at XI a. m.
East town Sunday school 3 p. m.
Junior Union at 3 p. m.
Sr. Union 6:15 p. m.
Evening service at 7:30 p. m.
Prayer meeting Wednesday even-
Ing at 7:30.
The public is cordially invited to
worship with us; come, bring your
L. C. Wolfe, Pastor.
Sunday School at 9:45 a. m.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m.
Subjects morning: "Christians the
Salt c.f the Earth;" evening, "Pre-
paring the World for Christ's Com-
Dedication of new building Jan. 19.
Junior C. B at 2:30 d m.
Senior C. E. at 6:'30 p. m.
Prayer meeting Wednesday at 7:38
Everyone most cordially welcome.
Strangers will feel at home.
Frank L. Van Voorhls, Pastor.
Julia Ward Howe
Julia Ward Howe.
Mrs. Julia Ward Howe, llie author
of the famous "Battle Hymn of the
Republic" which became internation-
ally known during the Civil war, was
born on May 27th, 1819. She was ed-
ucated by private tutors and in 184!)
1876. She with her husband was
prominent in anti-slavery agitation
and since the Civil war Mrs. Howe
has expended her energies in pushing
the woman's suffrage propaganda.
Mrs. Ward is a regular preacher in
the Unitarian church. She has
married the noted philanthropist, Dr. home in Boston and also a place at
Samuel Gridley Howe who <iied in |Newport.
Horton Memorial Church R. C. A.
Corner of Park and Wallace sts.
Sunday school 9:45 a. m.
Church service 11:00 a. m.
Subject: "The Guide for Our Faith
Christian Endeavor Bociety 7:00 p.
Church service 7:45 p. m.
Rev. S. Vande \\ertt of Pella, l
will preach at the evening service.
Special anthems at both services.
M. T. Conklin, Pastor.
In order to deeelvf
ALL TRAFFIC IS TIED UP
SWINGS SEVENTEEN MINUTES. Represents Many Nickels.
Clarence Sturgeon So Light Fall Did nmnim!"."' 4~A1P,pr0Xl1matfly, 46'"
* J u ° 000,00O fares were paid on local street
Not Break His Neck. -cars during 1907
Louisville. Jan. 4. -Clarence Stur '
was executed In the jail yard
His extreme youth was th
Large Salary Reduction.
Macon, Ga., Jan. 4.—Salary of mayor
.«. in.-. < -m 11 mc yuuiu was in'* . j «•
basis of many extreme efforts to have as "eon re^Uf'°^ fr°m $3,000 to $2,00#
him pardoned. The execution was
delayed and rendered extremely pain-
ful for those present by reason of the
failure ot the mechanism to work and
consequent delay of several minutes
while the condemned youth stood rip
Idlv waiting the end. Sturgeon was H „„„„ „,11W1 ,u cmi«u no
BO light he did not break his neck on kirsvll'le'im 'the'nlKM of Der"'(;" Creli'
by city council.
Alleged Night Rider Arrested.
Hopkinsville, Ky.. Dee t.—Herman
R. Crenshaw, a prominent young
Tripp county planter, was arrested
(barged with beinp a membor of the
niglif rider band which invaded Hop-
The Texas wonder
Cures all Kidney, Bladder and Rhen
matlc Troubles; sold by all druggists
A two months treatment by mail tor
$1.00. Dr. B. W. Hill, 2926 Olive St
St. l>ouis. Mo. 8end for testimon
Do you know where 23 West Main
gtreet is? Watch It! 4-Ct
company will endeavor to replace the
strikers with non-union men trouble
may be expected.
Keep your eye on No. 23 West Main
street. 4 6t
Vrfiahi.n lifM School Artmai Cltr. Ram
the drop, and was not pronounced
dead for seventeen minutes Sturgeon
murdered Ira Bruner, James Black-
erby and Wilfred McMichael one war
Reward For Night Riders.
Hopklnsville. Ky. Jan. County
Tudge C o Prows offers a reward
of $300 cash on behalf of Christian
county for the arrest and conviction
of any of th«* "night riders" who re-
cently raided this city The amount
offered Is foi each ronvlctlon secur-
ed. and toeother with the governor's
reward, mak 's < neh "night rider" con-
viction worth $7o0 to the person fur
nishinv th« Information.
December Mint Coinage
Washington, Jan 4.—United States
mint coinut!' In December amounted
lo $16,767 78c
shaw, who Is well-to-do. protests his
Innocence. He furnished a $2.non
Soon to Relight Fires
Buffalo, N. Y.. Jan V—The I.ackn
wanna Steel companv will relight th"
fires In its opi>n lirarth furnaces early
next Meek. With the r opening of the
furnaces, several mills which have
been closed four weeks go back to
Berlin. .Ian t --Ambassador and
Mrs Tower . ntertaii.'-I the American
colony New Year s day
While pulling his gun through a
fence near Secuin. T x.. the weapon
was discharged The contents of both
barrels ertered the body of Marvin
Lynch, a boy. kil'.in; hiiu.
Corner Ninth and Bell.
Sunday school at 9:45 a. m.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Choir director and organist, Mrs.
Junior C. E. at 3 p m..
Senior C. E. at G:30 p. m.
All cordially invited.
S A. FULTON. Pastor.
XLhc Job department
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IS THE Pf.ACR TO GET YOUR PL UN, PAVCV
AND ORNAMENTAL 1*1 'fTING DONE.
IF YOU WAM
OH A INN KIM) OF PRIM TING
THf SUA tV/VCt HE ]\ S
JOB OFf lCe IS PlitHAfttD TO OO IT
Telephone Ml. Cor. Main ucd PMU4«l kla
Telephone us and Solicitor will call
Sunday school 10 a. m.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7:30
Junior C. E. 2:30. Intermediate C
E„ 5:30 Senior C. E. 6:30.
Prayer meeting Wednesday even-
ing. Ladies Aid Thursday afternoon.
Choir practice Friday night.
W. C. ADAMS, Pastor.
The Salvation Army.
Cor. 10th and Bell streets.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m
Sunday school at 3 p. ra All r-e
Invited t0 attend these services.
Capt. G. W. Hines,
McAlester lump coal, $7.00.
McAlester mine run, $6.00.
McAlester large washed nut, $6.00.
McAlester small washed nut, $5.00.
Chrisuey Grocery Co., Phone Sfi
Grocery phone 96.
Rev, S Vander Werf ot Pella. Towa,
will arrive in the city this evening
and preach Sunday night in the Hr.r-
ton Memorial church.
THE NEWS—40c PER MONTH.
People are rapidly learning that wat^r chilled bv contact with ice is
much more wholesome Ulan water into which 'ice is put directly.
are the only oysters shipped without ice or preservatives put di-
ectiy into the receptacle with them This is possibly only through
the use of the
SEALSHIPT OYSTER CARRIER.
Once • Sealshipt customer, always a Sealshipl customer." Try
Sealstiipt oysters once and you will never accept any other kind
Sealshipt Oysters fresh every morning at
SHAWNLE FISH MARKET,
It47 South Union
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