The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 81, Ed. 1 Monday, January 20, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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The Circulation of the News Increases Daily Since the Addition of Telegraphic Service—The People
Only Shawnee Newspaper Getting
A Wire News Service
VOL. 13—NO. 81.
The Shawnee news.
9.77ate Good News
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The Shawnee News Leads Then km
Other Papers Follow
Sfoe newspaper that is flDahtna Shawnee famous—fear <So&, Cell tbe ttruth, ant> Sbame tbe ©evil'
shawnee. oklahoma, monday, j \nuary 20, 1908.
THE NEWS—40c PER MONTH.
TWO CENTS AIIIIILE
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Knocks Out the Railroad Rate
and We Must Pay the Old
Fare -- 3 Cents per Mile
THE DICISION JSJAR REACHING
Will Effect Every State in Which the Two Ct,
Rate Law is Now on the Statute
Harrisburg, Pas, Jan. 20.—The
Pennsylvania supremp court today
handed down an opinion which de-
clares the two cent passenger rate
unconstitutional. This decision Is
far reaching, inasmuch as it affects
nearly every state in the union where
euch a rate has been incorporated in
the statutes. The action of the su-
preme court of Pennsylvania will be
taken as the foundation to guide oth-
er state courts which will eventually
kil the two cent rate everywhere. The
railroads are feeling jubilant over the
victory as it means millions of dol-
lars to them.
STATE RIGHTS DOCTRINE
THERE WILL BE NO SECRECY
Newspaper Correspondents Will Not
Be Excluded From Thaw Trial
RESPONSIBILITY RESTS ON EDITOR
Constitution Gives Defense the Right to a
Public Trial Says Judge Dowling and
Rev. Aken Occupies Front Seat
New York, Jan. 20.—Justice Dow-
ling has concluded to try tbe admis-
sion of Evelyn Thaws life story In
connection with White and which
led to the killing. He will also ad-
mit the newspaper correspondents to
the court room depndlng entirely up-
on their honor to exclude such testi-
mony as Is unfit for publication.
Evelyn will be permitted to complete
her story before other witnesses will
Kansas City, Mb., Jan. 20.—Federal
Judge Mcpherson in an opinion today
strack a blow at the state rights doc-
trine when he declared the low un-
constitutional passed by the Mssouri
legislature which prohibits foreign
corporations from transferring Buits
against them from the state courts
to the federal courts.
overs at Oklahoma City and Shawnee
GOT HIM BY THE NOSE AGAIN.
The grip epidemic now raging in many parts of this country is the worst in many years.—News Item.
"THE THREE HUTS"
THE FINANCIAL FLURRY
coming on forced us to the
wall, compelling U8 to
GO into the hands OF a
On Monday night the ever popular
stock compaby will produce "Thd
Three Hats" a play made popular by
some of tbo best companies on the
Toad. Mr. Wilcox and Mr. St Vrain
_____ are making It a point to give their
. , . patrons at low prices all that the
Tbe changes In the Rock Island companies are endeavor-
time Ci(rd to take effect next Sunday ,
a™ said to make It one of the best Ing t0 glve them'
with n like number of trains. Under
the new schedule trains will run as
No. 41 4 a. m. 4:45 a. m.-
No. 42 12:10 a. m. 12:30 a. m.
No. 43 5:0B a. m. 5.30 p. m.
No. 44 10:50 a. m. 11:10 a. m.
No. 4? 10:35 a. m. 10:50 a. m.
No. 48 3:35 p. m. 3:50 p. m.
Nos. 47 and 48 will be through
trains to Memphs.
the news—40c per month.
we therefore have no bar-
gains to offer you
urging the passeage of an employer's
liability bill which will stand the
test of the United States supreme
court The message will embody a
draft of a bill which will Btand as an
ROBBED A BANK
after a hand to hand bat-
tle with the cashier
HE WHS BOUND AMD GAGGED
The Herald man who wrote up G.
F. Brettell's show must have had an
Illusion of his own. Mr. Brettell is a
home boy and works for the Rock Is
land. He has a good show and in
spite of the "real thing" the Herald
man run him up against, is still In
business on East Main street. The
Herald had better visit the "Little
Leona" show next to Burke's grocery
and get his "illusion" dispelled. The
show is open all day and is worth
seeing It is something out of the or-
dinary in the show line, and a thiig
| hard to understand—infact, almost
hard as the Herald man's "illusons."
MARRIED BIG INDIAN.
Lawton, Ok., Jan. 20.—Miss
be called. The Rev. Akori* pastor ,,f
the Fifth Avenue Baptist church,
John D. Rockefeller's pastor, has
been given a seat close to the witness
stand so as to enable him to view at
short rango the proceedings.
Dowling said this morning that the
constitution gave the defendant a
public trial and the publication of th<>
evidence rested entirely with the edi-
ty grand jury and is now being held
under $4000 bond, awaiting trial at
the April terra of court.
On and after Wednesday, Jan. l.r>,
the Theatorium will charge 10c for
SHAWHAN, WHO SHOT A BOY AT a11 seats- The program will be
changed every other day. The latest
WETUMKA A YEAR AGO things out in moving pictures will be
shown, also illustrated songs and
FACES MURDER CHARGE.
IS HELD GN A $4,000 BOND
THE UNWRITTEN LAI
see us FOR GOOD invest-
The management of the Becker has
secured Savage's big production of
"The College Widow" for Friday
night, Jan. 31. This will be one of
tbe biggest attractions of the soastin
and coukl not have been secured Qjffjn & Lambard
had It not been that the company
will make a big Jump from St Louis real estate and insurance,
to Dallas, Tex., and has booked stop- J08 N. Bell 8t Phone 168
first mortgage farm loans
bearing good rates.
$1200.00 3 years
$600.00 1 year
$250.00 1 year
$200 00 1 year
and a number of others,
doubly secured by a1 real
estate on which we can al-
low a liberal discount.
We hava no bargains to offer you
today, but only the sad news that
owing to' having heavily overbought
and the financial flurry coming on,
forced us to the wall, compelling us
to go Into the hands of a receiver.
Mr. Hlrsh, representing the receiv-
er, Mr. Oehler, credit manager of j
Ely-Walker & Co., is busy invoicing' Texola, Okla., Jan. 20.—After a
the stock, and we wish to than'., our hand to hand battle with Assltant
many friends and customers for their cashier Jones, two masked men rob-! Beevers, a young white girl, age 19,
many marks of friendship and their be|J the p|r3t National Bank of Tex- j was married In the office of the First
patronage, which we assure you we 0|a ot about $4,000 in currency at 7 National Bank here to Tabby Fo Sav-
deeply appreciate. We believe that 0'ci0cij Friday evening. Jrjies was itt. a decrepit old Indian brave of G9.
an opportunity will be given to the foun(j an j,our jater bound and gagged Itev. E. C. D yo, who for fifteen years
trade of Shawnee to buy what you and lnscnsibie from a blow on the has been amaig the Indians as a mil-
need at a sale which we hope the re- bead. j sionary, performed the ceremony
ceiver will inaugurate. j "Hands up," In true western fash-1 while the bank clerks viewed the
Thanking you for your friendship ^on were the words that greeted strange union.
and the confidence you have shown jones as be was working on his
Holdenvlle, Ok., Jan. 20.—L. D.
Shawhan, ex-di-puty U. S. marshal of
Wetmuka, has been Indicted by the
grand Jury for the murder of 15-year-
old Tom Aylor In February last, ,
Young Aylor was charged with
complicity In burning a corn crib on
an Indian's allotment in 1906, and
Shawhan was given the warrant to
serve. The boy was away from home
when the deputy called but he later
met the boy in the road and command
ed him to follow him. The youth^
made no reply, whereupon It Is al-
leged, the officer drew his gun with
the remark, "We'll see whether you
follow or not." The frightened boy
started to run until stopped by a bul-
let from the marshal's' guu.
The boy was removed to a nearby
dr. e. dakan acquitted for
murder of john mit.
chell last december.
HE ASSAULTED MAS. DAKAN
Sulphur, Ok., Jan. 20.—Upholding
the "unwritten law" a jury in the
district of«irt Saturday cleared Dr. E.
Dakan of Hickory, charged with the
murder of John Mitchell on Decem-
ber 1, after being absent from the
court room only 10 minutes.
Dakan pleaded the "unwritten law"
as cause for killing Mitchell. He
claimed that he heard his wife
scream while standing in the road in
Bank of Commerce,
Receipt Is hereby acknowledged of the sum of Twenty Dollars
to me in hand paid In accordance with Sec. 26, Oklahoma Banking
Signed, W. E. GORDON, Bank Examiner.
NOTE—We passed a fine examination.
We have set aside our part of the assessment to the Depositors'
Guaranty Fund, which was $3,140.00, the largest amount which will
be paid by any single State Bank doing business In the state of
Oklahoma. THERE'S A REASON.
us In the past, we remain.
The B. & W. D. G. Store.
books. Jones raised his hands but
when one of the bandits turned to
dump the loose change on the coun
the news—40c per month.
M"M I I l 4
, front of their drug store and hurry-
house and later brought here wharoi)ng ^ the rear ()f thc ator<x wbere
he dled' they lived, he found her struggling
Shawhan was arraigned before wlt^ Mitchell, who was uttering
the U. S. commissioner at Wewoka on oaths and attempting to assault her.
Mi'ch 4. 1 '.OT and n lenrtd on $1500 j Mitchell was armed wtth a shot
bail. The federal grand Jury undor gun Dakan attacked him with a
Instructions from the court failed to Qifp aIul literally cut his throat Into
indict the prisoner at the April term Sbreds.
of court and the defendant was re-
Shawhan was Indicted by the coun-
Blotters for school children at the
Mr. Hlrsh, representing tbe reveiv- ter ,n a sack the asa|stant cashier at-
er, Mr. V. E Oehler, credit manager tacked the 0tber.
of the Ely-Walker Dry Goods So., of, -i'he two men struggled on the floor
St. Louis, is busy invoicing the stock untll the robber hit Jones on the
of the B. & W. Dry Goods store. The )lea<j wjtii a ^un. a posse started
invoice will probably be completed a[ter the bandits as soon aB Jones re-
the last of the week. Mr. Hlilh is covered and could give a definite de-
etopplng at the Norwood and can be Bcr-iptl0n of the men. It Is thought
seen there by anyone havng busness that they ara beaded for the Texas
A SPECIAL MESSAGE
roosevelt will ask cong-
ress to pas8 employer'8
BE GIVEN AT AN EARLY OAIE
Eastern capitalists have arrived in
Shawnee, after preliminary corres-
pondence with the secretary of the
Chamber of Commerce, with a view
to selecting a location for a factory
here, which If built will be a great
addition to Shawnee's manufacturing
| interests. Secretary Roy was show-
20.—President ing them about the dty this morning
Dr. E. E. HEFLIN
Removed to new Chrisney bkltr.. corner
Main & Beard. Tklkfhonb 126
Neat cottage on N. Klckapoo line
Is a snap at $1250.
Fine 5 acre block three blocks from
East end car line Is a snap at $1250.
80 acres fine level timber land to
trade for city property. Value of land
160 acres one mile from Broadway
car line 1b one of the finest invest-
ments In Oklahoma at $30 per aero.
EASTERWOOQ S PUSH,
The Real Estate Menj
A checking account will keep your business transaction*
absolutely correct You can rely on the record of your
When you desire to efer to past transactions, a checking
aocount furnishes reliable data—easily found and complete
In all details.
Pay by check In every t/ansactlon. We Invite your check-
ing account We offer uperlor advantages.
SHAWNEE NATIONAL BANK
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