The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 81, Ed. 1 Monday, January 20, 1908 Page: 3 of 8
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A WANT AO IN THE NEWS
MONDAY, JANUARY JO, ISO*.
THE SHAWNEE NEW&
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in a few days
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DRY GOODS STORE.
MONDAY NKJHT JAN 20.
The Qraat Political Satire.
FRANK M. READICK
As Maverick Brander
And All the Old Fav:r'tt«
Price*: 25, SO, 7Sc nnJ $1.00.
Seat* on Sale at Mw Owl Drug Store
Saturday the 1tth.
ONB NIOHT ONLY.
WEDNESOAV, JAN. 22, -08.
MR W. E. NANKEVILLE
An<*nces the never ceasing success
Aa Idealized Story of Life In the
A CAREFULLY CHOSEN COM-
9u erb Scenic Sensations. Marvel-
oul Mechanical Magnitude.
Prices: 25, 50, 75, $1.00. Seats on
Sale Monday, Jan. 20.
Ool. "Bill" Busby, touted by the
democratic press as "the most formid-
able candidate against Cash Cade for
republican national committeeman,
has sent out circular letters to his
friends stating that he is not a can-
didate for the honor, and has not
New York Clearing House Is-
New York. Jan. 20.—Loan certifi-
cates Issued by the New York Clear-
ing House during the recent financial
stringency reached a total of $97,000,-
000 according to a statement prepared
by President Alexander Gilbert of the
Clearing House association. Of this
amount, however, only $74,000,000 In
certificates were put Into actual use.
The movement to retire these certifi-
cates began immdiately aftr the crisis
of the financial depression passed and
progressed rapidly The greater part
of these certificates have, President
Gilbert said, have now been returned.
This is the first public statement
that has been made of the extent to
which the New York Clearing House
resorted to certificates to prevent th£
banks being drained of their cash and
prevent bank ambarassments, which
ml?ht have resulted in the continued
requirement of cash payments at
Clearing house when the recent panic
was at Ha
in 1855 thft clearing house Issued
loan certificates in amount taken out
to $41,690,000 or more than $32,000,000
under amount Issue 1907 Mr. Gilbert
makes the point however, that so
large has been the Increase In bank
deposits that whereas in 1893 loan
certificates amounted to about 10 per
cent dei oslts, certificates In 1907
amounted to loss than 5 per cent of
The great gain in cash made by
banks since the end of November Is
shown by the fact that within seven
weeks from Nov. 23 to Jan. 11 clear-
ing bouse banks were able to convert
the deficit of over $54,000,000 Into a
surplus of over $0,000,000 and at the
same time retire certificates.
State Now Has Sixty-Six Cars of
Union Tank Line.
Austin, Jan. 20.—The state has laid
Its hand on seventeen more cars of
the Union Tank Line company, a de-
fendant In the Standard Oil anti-trust
suits, and now has a total of sixty-
six cars of that company impounded
fn this state, but has been unable to
get service. The cars will probably
average $600 each in value, making a
total of $33,000 impounded In the state.
The receiver, Guy Collett, Is having a
list made of the cars, with number and
location, with a view to making them
earn something. The cars are located
fn the various railroad yards of the
state, and the railroad companies are
sbeylng the injunction of the state
courts not to remove the cars from
the state or the Jurisdiction of the
As soon as the receiver lists them
and locates all the cars they will
probably be leased to some company
authorized *o take them, and which
can make a satisfactory bond for their
value, and to return them in good con-
ditlon as they were received.
NICE FRESH STOCK
of Family Groceries and Notion*. I
Canned Goods, Etc.
N. R. HADDEN GROCERY
508 East Main Street
Give Us a Trial Order.
THE NEWS—-40c PER MONTH.
Mr. Leveque of a New Orleans
Paper Shot At.
New Orleans, Jan. I .—Editor Le-
veque of the World was attacked by
Inspector Whlttaker and some detect-
ives. The shooting followed several
attacks upon Whlttaker in the editorial
and news columns of the World. The
bead of the New Orleans police depart-
ment was criticised for "attending the
races dally while drawing a -salary of
$6,000 a year from the people," and
was referred to as "a blackguard and
Whlttaker, accompanied by several
detectives, entered the editorial rooms
of the World shortly after 8 o'clock
Thursday night, and the Inspector
started for Leveque, who was talking
at the time to a young woman reporter.
Blowd were exchanged, and It was then
that Whlttaker drew a larg* caliber
revolver and fired twice.
Accounts of the shooting vary, but
according to eye-wituesses one of the|
several reporters, who rushed to the
editor's aid, struck the police inspect-
or's arm and caused the shots to go
Mayor Behrman suspended Inspect-
or Whlttaker and the detectives ac-
companying him in the assauit on Ed-
itor Leveque, and says the matter will
be fully Investigated. Inspector Whit-
taker was arrested and paroled. He
said he would ask an early trial.
Dr. Brumby Has Succeeded In Secur-
ing Quite a Number.
Austin, Jan. 20.—The state health
officer gave out a statement to the
effect that he proposes to make all
county and city boards of health aux-
iliaries to the state health department
with a view of gathering vital statis-
tics. He says he has succeeded al-
ready In getting 198 county and 160
city health officers to cooperate with
him. In order to facilitate the work
he has had prepared a set of rules for
these health officials to follow. He
gives the names of diseases which
must be reported. Following diseases
are enumerated as pestilential: Asiatic
cholera, plagno, prosey, Typhus fever,
smallpox, yellow fever. Others desig-
nated as dangerous and communica-
ble: Scarlet fever, diptherla, dengue,
cerebro spinal fever. The non quatan-
tinable were enumerated as communi-
cable diseases: Typhoid fever, epi-
demic desentry, tuberculosis, treach-
The Aetna Life Insurance company
of Hartford. Conn., filed a statement
with the Insurance commlsloner In
vhlch It shows that It has fully com-
plied with the provisions of the Rob-
ertson law. This is the first company
to file such statement and to comply
with this law.
WISH TO INTERVENE.
Fourteen Persons Make Application to
Federal Court at Dal!as.
Dallas, Jan. 20.—Aplication for per-
mission to intervene in the bankruptcy
proceedings in the Federal court
against the Western Bank and Trust
company was filed by fourteen per-
sons, all of whom reside In Dallas.
The application sets forth that the pe-
"tltlorers respectfully show to the
court that they and each of them are
creditors of the said Western Bank
and Trust company, and that they are
interested in the said cause. Where-
fore they pray that they be allowed
to file their plea of Intervention there-
State Bank Commissioner Love was
at the bank Friday. He says no Texas
bank is In any way embarrassed.
BODY ON BACK PORCH.
Woman Lay on Baek, Shoes off and
Bullethole Over Heart.
Frankfort. Ind., Jan. 20.—The body
of Mrs. Samuel Dukes, aged forty-five
years, was found on the back porch
of one of her tenement houses. In
which lived George Benge. It was
Benge who found the body, when he
went on the porch to get a poker. The
woman was lying on her back. Her
shoes were off. Three handkerchiefs
laid over her eyes. By her side was
a revolver. When her dress was un
buttoned a bullethole was found over
her heart. Her dress had been un-
buttoned over the body after the shot
was fired. Mrs. Dukes was a widow
and lived five blocks away.
Auto Overturns, Throwing George L.
Billups and Wife Out.
Baltimore. Jan. 20.—George L. Bil-
lups, proprietor of the Billups hotel.
Park Heights and Heyward avenue,
and wife were Instantly killed by be-
ing thrown from the auto at Park
Helehts avenue and the Plmllco rond
entrance to Druid Hill Park. Leo. H
Shaad, of Flkridge, owner and driver
of the machine hurt internally, but
not fatally. Mr. Shaad said he stop
ped at the Billups hotel and was tak-
ing Mr and Mrs. Billups out automo-
bile driving. He was golrg south on
Park Heights and when Mr. Billups
asked him to speed the machine, he
said, In turning the curve at the Plm-
llco road entrance to Park Heiphts
the machine skidded and upset. Mra
Billups landed between two trolley car
tracks and Mr. Billups on one of the
tracks. The auto was completely
AFTER FIVE YEAR8.
Scotland Yard Detective Makes Couple
•f Important Arreats.
Marced, Cal., Jan. 20.—A Scotland
Tard detective la reported to have
arrested In this city two men who
are accused of having committed a
$100,000 Jewelry robbery tn London
five years ago. It Is reported the de-
tective and his prisoners left for New
York at once.
According to the story, four years
ago the home of a wealthy resident
of London was robbed of Jewelry val
ued at $200,000. Simultaneously with
the burglary the proom and butler
employed lu the house disappeared.
The detectives of Scot'and Yard trac-
ed the men around the world.
Friday Night, January 24th
Off For Denver.
Fort Worth, Jan. 20.—A delegation
of sixteen representatives of the
Texas Cattle Raisers' association left
for Denver to attend the convention
of the National Livestock association.
President Ike T. Pryor of San An-
tonio heading the delegation. The
party also includes Secretary H. K.
Crowley, Attorney Sam Cowan and
Pat Paffrath of Fort Worth, also J.
R. Dendlnger of Dallas, and J. H.
Wilson of Quanah. The Texans will
urge action to give grazers more of
the public domain.
Longvievr, Tex., Jan. 20.—Alexander
Walker, the negro shot while attempt-
ing to rob the Citizens' National bank,
Galveston, Jan. 20.—The shipwreck-
ed crew of the Spanish bark San Jose
bound from Apalachlcola, Fla., for
Barcelona, Spain, were brought here
by the Morgan steamer Elvalle from
New York. Eleven were rescued.
Two drowned before they could be
landed. Those dead are: Jose Mart-
mon. the steward, and Jose Grau, four-
teen years old. The bark, laden with
lumber, was left to her fate.
•BOOK BY DAVID EDWIN-
MUSIC AND LYRICS BY GEO.FLETCHER-
165 LAUGHS FN 165 MINUTES
16 CATCHY MUSICAL NUMBERS.
Will Return* Improvement*.
Fort Worth, .fan. 20.—Order* were
received from the Boaton headquart-
ers of Northern Texas Traction com-
pany to rf.ume Improvement work on
the power plant at Handler, which
supplies the power for city and Inter-
urban lines About 1150,000 will be
expended The return of better finan-
cial conditions Is responsible for this
Baseball Pitcher Shot.
Fort Worth. Jan 20.—Dan Gallegos,
the big Mexican pitcher of the Fort
Worth baseball team was shot here,
but not fatally. Palmer Maddox,
nephew of the chief of police was ar-
rested. Gallegos was struck by two
Forty Two True 8ltl(.
Fort Worth, aJn. 20.—Grand jury
returned forty-two true bills—record
for Tarrant county for a week.
Passed Many Pension Bills.
Washlneton. Jan. 20.—The house
Friday passed many pension bills.
John H. Cole, a resident of Dallas
since 1844, Is dead.
Mlneola (Tex.) Ten Thousand club
has been organized.
Bill Raby, a negro, dropped dead at
Petty. Lamar county, Texas.
8lock law was defeated In Dallas
county. The vote was 833 to 634.
J. Lee Brooks, a lineman, fell across
a wire at Houston and was killed.
Florida Midwinter International ex-
position opens at Jacksonville next
Plant of the Walters, Okla., New
Bra was destroyed by fire. The loss
Trinity and Brasos Valley railway
will move Its 9fflces from Fort Worth
Chandler (Tex.) Mercantile compa-
ny, capital stock $10,000, is a new bus-
While at a banquet, Dr. J. B. Hayes
of Carrollton, 111., was stricken with
heart failure, soon dying.
Miss Lulu English of Blackwell,
Okla., was badly burned. Her clothing
became Ignited from a stove.
Many New York saloon keepers say
they will quit business If the price of
beer is advanced $1 per barrel.
Effective April 1, a 2 1-2 cent flat
passenger rate is ordered by the Ten-
nessf railroad commission put on.
The question of immleratlon will
be discussed Feb. 12 at Tampa, Fla.,
by delegates from all southern states.
J. T. Whitley, a Pilot Point, Tex.,
merchant, shot himself, dying almost
Instantly. He leaves a widow and sev-
CO A Li
McAleater lump $7.00
Heater wood, rlek .. .. $2 00
Dry stove wood, per riclt $2.50
Baker & Son
303 S. Beanl
does business all the year round—
Ice Cream daintily served all winter at lie.
Hot Chocolate with whipped Cream, a dellotous, Invigorating
drink for cold daya, 10c, | | t
And—any other fountain drink you have a preference fo ~al
our Soda Fountain, where purity and clean line™ abound
Make and fix every thing.
Now dont give up the old
for the new. Bring It to ^
L. C. MILLS t
115 North Union, phone 1185. V
Opposite City Had
CLARKE'S SEED STORE
CLARKE & KELLER
208 E. Main St,
The oldest seed house In Ok-
lahoma. We sell tested field,
flower and garden seeds.
Cyphers Incubators, poultry
supplies and remedies, better
than any seed house In the
country. We buy field setds of
all descriptions. We give val-
uable premiums with all seeds.
Ask for catalogue.
h. T. Davis & Co., <&Q' Mt98ton Brokers
Norwood Hotel. Cotton, Stocks and Grain
$10.00 Margins 1,' 00 bu. tr ain. $25.00 Margins 25 bales
• cotton, it'll (.00 Margins 10 shares stocks.
Direct Private Wire Service to all Markets
Best 5c Cigar - - Matte in Shawnee
Patronize Home Industry
At All Cigar St nds A Good Smoker
Buys and Sells All
Kinds of New and
Second Hand Fur-
216 East Main 8t.
Cor Oklahoma and Ninth Ms.
FOR FIRST CLASS BUILDING
E. A. Bradfleld, Mgr.
GIVE US A CALL
0 TO EXCHANGE A GOOD PIECE OF SHAWNEE RESI
0 DENCE PROPERTY FOR TWO GOOD TEAMS, WAGONS AND g,
@ HARNESS. WILL ALSO TAKE GOOD FARMING TOOLS FOR
t-j PART PAY, SEE ME AT ONCE, AS NO TRADE IF NOT £
MADE IN THE NEXT TEN DAYS. £
W. J. RIGGS. 119N.BROADWAY |
PHONE No 35 |
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ROODHOUSE, the COAL MAN
Best Grades Coal, Free From Slac k, Oook Wood, Heater Wood and Fur-
2 cars of McAlester coal under sh ed, no snow, no rain, 2,000 lb®- in one
107 West Main. Phone &x>
We Take Your Check for
Cheaper and Cleaner than Coal
Delivered in the City
$5.00 PER TON
Place your order immediately, thus
avoid the rush and save money, as
the price will advance, and we can-
not tell how soon.
Rorer Mill & Elevator Co.
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