The Shawnee News (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 116, Ed. 1 Monday, August 7, 1911 Page: 2 of 4
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THE SHAH M E P AIIT SEWS. SHAW >Kfc, OKLAHOMA, MO* DAT, ll GfST T, 1911.
THE SHAWNEE NEWS INTERURBflN LINE
rrto viu al vi a iv a vn duii a nci nui a
IS 10 BE BUILT
LA 113?ST CIBCtrLATTOK.
CORNER OF MAIN AND PHILADELPHIA
LOU S. ALLARD. PUB.
New# BusineM Office Phone
Lou S. A liar J « Residence Phone
Entered as Second Claw Mail Mailer at Shawnee, Oklahoma, Under the Act Oklahoma City Aug 7 \rticles
of Congress of March 3. 1&7*
, i of incorporation will be tiled with
| the secretary of state of Oklahoma
I on Monday and a charter asked by
, the Ok lahoma-Shawnee Railway
company, which is a re-organization
of the Oklahoma-Shawnee Interur
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City and those of the Gulf iine which
are to* be constructed.
The first rails on the Military ad-
dition extension were laid Saturday
forenoon on Main street between I
Broadway and the Santa Fe railroad '
The track being laid is the standard |
I aeteel rail, weighing seventy pounds
to the foot. Th# track has been put
in with very little obstruction of the
street, and will be completed before
any other block along the proposed
line is tom up. This plan will ba
followed iu the construction of th
TALK ABOUT DIVIDING TEXAS.
The sectional line has be* n brought
into the prohibition contest in Texas
and there are some threats of a di-
vision of the state on that account.
In the recent vote prohibition was
d*f*-ated by about 5.000. Tbe pro-
hibitionists carried the northern por-
tion of the stat > by a large major-
ity, but the local optiou and license
people won a longer lead in the
southern section. A cry of fraud has
been raised by the drys" and an-
other contest is likely to come soon,
especially as the "drys" are in a
large majority in the legislature.
Just at present there is a revulsion
of ffeling against prohibition in the
south which is of some consequence,
in view of tbe triumphs which that
sentiment won in that section in re-
In the meantime one of the Houston
papers, which is opposed to prohibi-
tion. says that if that policy had won
th«* other day a feeling would be
aroused among the people of south-
ern T^xas that they "had been politi-
cally subjugated and held iu political
bondage by distant power," the "dis-
tant power" In this case *meaning the
northern end of the state, and that
would have incited "among south
Texas people a sentiment for au-
tonomy." Probably this threat wiil
not alarm the north Texans. yet it
needs to betaken into calculation
by the people of the whole state.
Threats of division have been mad.-
several times, on many issues and
with many lines of demarcation.
This Is due to the clrcumstance
that the state is so large that the
the interests of some of the locali-
ties in it vary from those of the
In the joint resolution passed by
congress in 184" under which the
republic of Texas was annexed and
admitted to statehood, provision was
made that the region could divide
itself into four additional states, if
the people of Texas and the con-
gress of the United States permitted.
In th - days Just previous to the re-
bellion there was some talk of tak-
ing advantage of this permission, so
as to increase the slavery vote in
the senate, but the matter was never
beyond the talking stage. In area
Texas is much larger than the Ger-
man empire or the French republic.
It has more than five times the di
society wakes up and says it is an
Dishonored at 13, a mother at 17.
this girl sums it all up when she
says "I never had a chance, that's
A chance for a child means a
real home. Go through the hovels
and tenements of a city and see the
chances of a home that hundreds
and thousands of irresponsible girls
of 13 years and less have not, nor
•an hope of ever having.
This girl at Richmond had no
hance. Was she vile at 13? Isn't
if awful to see her sitting in jail
■hatting pleasantly about It's being
no use trying to be good, or trying
get work, or hoping for anyone
to relive h«*r of her disgrace, when
know that what she says is to a
very great extent true?
And. while we are getting much
tlrred up about this case, why not
look around and see if there are not
other girls right near us, who are
getting no chance?
THE BOND HABIT.
Municipal bonds are a necessity for
any growing, ambitious community.
Necessity aws tbe mother of the
bond idea, which is another phase
of the installment purchase plan.
•ommunlty desire* certain im-
provements. It nasn't the cash to
pay outright. As the improvements
will be enduring, the work is done
and the cit yobligates itaelf to pay
over a long term of years, a portion
of the burden falling on those as
yet unborn, for the very excellent
reason that they will reap where we
havi> sowed, and should pay at least
portion of the cost.
We say the bond habit is a neces-
sity. But. it is also, a most danger-
ous habit. There are several rea-
sons why this is o. Because bonds
an be voted, it does not follow that
they should be that it is good bus-
iness judgment to do so. We can
buy anything from an automobile
down to a dining chair on the in-
stallment purchase plan. But if one
makes any purchases iu this manner
other than are aboslutely necessary,
and that can be made in no other
manner, then one is no? using good
Bond issues are accepted in Okla-
homa. too much, as a matter of
intensions of the stte of New York.! course. The Idea is going to be-
Yd the Texans are hardly likely to1 --ome (liHoredlted one of thene days,
con lent tothe division of their slate and then It will be difficult. If not
in tie near future, on prohibition or Impossible, to secure the people's
any thing else.
THK GIRI. WITH NO CHANCE.
A Klrl of 17 years of a(e Kit* on
a table In the Richmond Jail, swing-
ing her crosed feet, smiling and phl-
losophliing on life. She is held as a
witness iu the case of tbe State vs
Beattle, Heattie being suspected ol
killing his wife in order to engag*
in freer relations with this girl, who
is Ueulah Hinton!. Heulah was
mother but not a wife at 15. She
sums it up thus:
"I began to be bad when I was
only 13. Nobody pushed me down.
I never had a chance, that's all. My
mother couldn't give me the train-
ing I ought to have had. Oh. what's
the uae trying to be good. I've tried
but it's no go. I get a place some-
where but soon up go the eye brows
and I'm turned out on the street
again I didn't expert Heuttle to
disgrace himself by marrying me.
I'm not blaming anybody."
Heulah's case Is remarkable only
in that it has come to light. There
are hundreds of similar cases In
every city but they get public atten-
tion only when the tragedy that is
always In them spells murder. Then
approval of even a necessary bond
The World believes that with ev-
ery proposal to vote bonds, there
should be given to the public a de-
tailed statement of the financial con-
dition of the city, In a simple, under-
standable form. Such a statement
could best be had from the hanjls
of an auditing company, after t
careful examination of all city ac-
counts and funds.
It Isn't the law, to be sure. Hut
It sould be. Voting bonds In the
dark Is not au altogether commend-
able hamblt. Tulsa World.
Here are a few of the prices at
the .Moody Bargain Store. 128 North
Broadway. (Hull's Tea and Coffee
3 cans Coru, 26c.
3 large cans Tomatoes, 25c.
Matches. 2^c box. worth 5c.
Heinz' Sour Pickles. Kc per doien.
Uiuls Coffee, 20c, worth 25c.
" cakes.5c l.aundry Soap, J5c.
3 5-cent packages Pearllne, Nine
O'clock Washing Powder or Sopad •.
All China and (ilassware goes at
• 'all In and Inspect the goods. 3-2t
ban Railway company, with the ob-
ject of building an interurban liTTfr
from Oklahoma City to Shawnee and
Tecumseh with a branch line to
Chandler. The company is capital-
iied at *3,000,000. The lines it will
build will approximate 100 miles in
length. Construction work will be
started within the next few months.
U E. Patterson is president of
the company. The line will be af-
filiated with the Oklahoma City
Traction company, of which be is
also president, and which lines are
commonly known as the Patterson
Hues. His associates in both lines
are eastern capitalists. The work
of condemning right of way will be
started as soon as the new company
Is fully organized and in working or-
The route for the line has not
been surveyed, but it will parallel
the Hock Island, the Katy or the
new line of the Missobri. Oklahoma
and Oulf line from hereto Shawnee.
Then tbe Chandler extension will be
made from one of the towns be-
tween. the two terminals of the
line, but this point has not been se-
lected. According to Mr. Patterson,
these routes depend a great deal on
what the different rowns along the
possible routes will do In tbe way
of concessions in providing a right
of way and the like.
The operation of the line will be
by electricity, but the company in
Its articles of incorporation reserves
the right to operate by steam if nec-
essary. It also reserves the right
to operate a steam railway and to
maintain telegraph and telephone
sysetms. also electric power planus
In the different towns through which
it may operate. Tbe business of a
street railway in ail the cities and
towns through which it passeB or
with which it connects is one of the
powers of the company. The head-
quarters of the company will be
maintained In Oklahoma City, but
branch offices may be located In St.
Louis or New York city if the com-
pany so desires.
The estimated cost of the con-
struction ot the line is the same as
the capital slock, $3,000,tK(U, and Che
company will have live directors,
who under the linal organization
will be composed mostly of eastern
men whose names Mr. Patterson
not yet reutly to give out. The capi-
tal stock is divided into shares of
Jluu each, 10,000 of which will be
lommon stock and 20,0(Mi preferred
The articles of incorporation were
drawn up and were ready to be tiled
Saturday, but the office of the sec-
retary of state was closed Saturday
afternoon. Thfey will be tiled Mon-
day morning, according to Mr. Pat-
I De condemnation proceedings
In connection with the securing of ii
right of way will be started within
a short time,'' said Mr. Patterson
Saturday evening. "Then construc-
tion work will be started within the
next few mouths, but I am not cer-
tain Just how rapidly the extension
will be made, nor whe.i the line will
be complete or realy for operation,
it will be finished as soon as possi
"The route of the line will paral
lei one of the two railroads now 1tj
operation between Oklahoma City
and Shawnee, or the new route of
the Missouri, Oklahoma and Oulf
railroad, but the chulce depends on
what the citizens of the towns along
the way will do In assisting in fhe
(instruction of the interurban."
In Qklahoma City the Hue will
connect with the new Military addi-
tion extension of the Patterson lines
now under construction. This will
give it a terminal iu the heart of
Oklahoma City, as that line will op-
erate cars on Broadway between
Main street and Grand avenue, and
will own its own tracks as far west
as Broadway on both Main street
and Grand avenue. It also will hav
suitable connections with all rail-
road terminals now in Oklahoma
SI MMKR SCHOOL TERM EM KI>.
Norman, Okla , Aug 7.- The grai-
uatlng exercises of the University
of Oklahoma were held in the uni-
versity chapel last night at 8:30.
Three degrees were conferred. Dor-
othy Vaugbau Bell of .Norman and
Ed ward Everett Dale of Mouutaln
Park received the degree of bachelor
of arts, and Peter Winifred Swam
of Purcell received the degree ol
master of arts. Swarts graduated
gree iu 1910.
. M. Holcotub of Oklahoma City
delivered the graduating address and
music was furnished by students of
the tine arts department, who have
been taking work in the summer
school. Kber Roller of Norman, who
took the Paganiui medal at the Cbi-
ago School of Music last spring,
played a violin solo.
This commencement marks the
lose of the third summer session,
which the university has held, the
first being In 1H0K. The total enroll-
ment this year has been about one
hundred and twenty-five.
WANTED—Good girl for general!
kitchen work; good wages. 230 N. I
Market. 3-3t |
washer. 230 N. Market.
\\ ANTED—Place to do general
housework. Phone 949. 2-3t
\\ ANTED—A position by young
woman to do general housework.
Address Mrs. M. B. Porter, General
Delivery, Shawnee, Okla. 4-3t
Good solicitor wanted. One who
is acquainted with the city. Good
position and salary to right man.
Call at The News office. 31-3t
WHERE TO THIS SUMMER?
e.s Are Reduced
Washington. D. C.
"iou sleep in the flneet of Electric Lights <1 Sleepers; you dine in
Handsome Dining Cars, serving delicious Fx-d Harvey meals, and
you ride in roomy, comfortable chair cars, when you go via
"Frisco Lines, the Convenient Route"-
Tickets are on sale June 1st to September 30th, 1911, final rotura
limit October 31st, with privilege of stop-over at practically all im-
portant points en route.
For full information concerning rates, route, etc., call on or ad-
dress C. O. JACKSON, D. P. A .
For sleeper reservations. Frisco Lines,
telephone or wire us, collect Oklahoma City, Okla.
*100 flertard, $100.
Th* .eiders or .his paper will De
pleased to iearu that there is at least
one nreaaed disease that science has
been able to cure in all its stages,
and that is catarrh. Hall's Catarrh
Cure Is the ouly positive cure now
known to the medical fraternity. Ca-
tarrh. being a constitutional disease,
requires a constitutional treatment.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken Inter-
nally, acting directly upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system,
thereby destroying the foundation of
the dlBease by building up the con-
stitution and assistang nature In do-
ing its work. The proprietors have
so much faith in its curative powers
that they offer one hundred dollars
for any case that It falls to cure.
Send for list of testimonials. Ad-
dress F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo.
Ohio. Sold by druggists, 75c.
Let a want ad hunt for It—while
you go on about your other buslneet
\\ ANTED—A situation with fam-
ily; willing to work. Address Mary
Ameut, 231 S. Dixon St. l-3t
WA>TEII FOB l-HK U. S. ARMY.
Able-bodied, i: ..married men, be-
tween the ages of 18 and 35, citiaens
of the United States, of good char-
acter and temperate habits, who can
speak, read and write the Englieh
language. For information, apply to
Recruiting Officer, No. 22% East
Main street. Shawnee, Okla. A3-2m
Standard Pool Hall
~ — 207 EAST MAIN =====
EXCELLENT TABLES AND SUPPLIES
CIGARS AND TOBACCO
Coolest Placc in Town Hood & Tyner, Props.
FOR HEXT—Furnished rooms,
modern, for sleeping and for house-
keeping, at 201 N. Broadway. Phone
834 Black. • 5-3t
SEE J. R. Miles for good pasture,
plenty water, one-fourth mile north
and one-fourth mile east of cemetery.
Phone A-53. 4-3t
FOR RENT—Two nicely furnished
rooms for light housekeeping, aiso
sleeping rooms. Mrs. M. E. Turner,
N. Philadelphia St. Phone
Black 814. 2-3t
grass and water.
Call at 214 X.
The COZY THEATRE
5c TO ALL 5c
THE 01.11 CLANK KEUMO.V," (Imp.) This Is one ti the bo
beautiful dram as eier produced hj the Imp Comjuinj.
"A DO I. I.N HOI'SK," (Thnnliouner) by ilenrlli Ibsen.
baling read llil beautiful story will appreciate It more b>
it in thin form.
"THE TRI MX; POIM," (RHUmrt). It I* Krea|. M.,d nil! he
*h«wn todaj lur (lie lu«t (Inc.
Regular meeting everj Friday
night, at Chrlhiie) Hall.
J. B. LOWEHT,
A special service will be held
the coining Sunday, August 13, at the
United Brethern church for the bene-
fit of the city newsboys. The news-
boys will attend the services in a
body. Rev. .Nine will preach to the
boys along liues that wiil touch each
one individually. It is expected that
every newsboy in the city will be in
attendance at the meeting. Every
boy on The News has promised to
attend the meeting and they will
meet at the residence of the pub-
lisher, 1224 East Ninth street. Sun-
day evening, and will go to the
hurch iu company with Mr. Allard.
Great interest is being manifested
on account of the meeting for the
boys. Many have expressed their
opinion to the effect that the step 13
a very good one.
There will be additional seating
capacity provided, so there will be
seats for everybody.
FOR SALE—Good two room house,
well, cistern, hen house; good corner
lots; on easy terms. Inquire at 215'
N. University. l-6t
FOR SALE OR TRADE—One sec-
ond hand tourist Overland 25 horse-
power touring car, complete with
top and windchield. George B. Graf,
at Overland Motor Car Co. 7-6t
FOR SALE—Nice young cow, fresh
Call at G. M. D. Steel Co., 109 X
Wife t ot Tip Top Advice.
"My wife wanted me to take our
boy to the doctor to cure an ugly
boil, "writes D. Frankel of Strouu.
Okia. "I said, Put Bucklen's Arnica
Salve oil it.' She did so, and it cured
the boil in a short time." Quickest
healer of Burn? Scalds, Cuts, Corns.
Bruises, Sprains, Swellings. Best
pile cure on earth. Try It. Only 25
cents at all druggists. •
A (Jcoff .T otitic A.
Can be had by ambitioua young men
and ladle* in the field of ' wireless"
or railway telegraphy.
Since the eight-hour law became
FOR SALE—Moving picture show j
for sale in Shawuee, Okla., at a bi
gain. For information, address J. H.!
B., care News, Shawnee. Okla. 28-6t |
FOR SALE—An ideal family driv-
ing horse, and buggy Geo. B. Graf.
Overland Motor Car Co. 18-6t j
LOST A\D FOOD.
POUND- A small white diamond,
the People's Cleaning and Dye
works. Call and describe same.
E. Main St.
Damp walls in houses oan oe cured
by giviug them two coats each of
solutions of castile soap and alum iu
water, alternated, snd each coat
effective snJ sluce the wireless com-1 drled for a day b<,f01> th, Dext „
panies are establishing statloua all
throughout the country, there la a
great shortage of telegraphera. Po
sitions pay beginners from $70 to
^90 a mouth, with good chances fo
advancement. The National Tele-
graph Institute operate* tlx official
institutes In America, under super
ision of railroad aud wireless offJ !
cials and plsces all graduates Into!
poaltlona. It will pay you to write i
them for full details at Cincinnati. |
Ohio, Philadelphia. Pa, Memphis.
Tenn., Davenport, Iowa. Columbia
8. C., or Portland, Ore., according to
where you with to enter.
SHAWNEE LODGE, No. IS,
I. O. 0. F.
Meets every Thursdsy night
Visiting brethren welcome.
WE 1XSURE horses and cattle
againat death, from any cause. C. C.
Hawk. Office 17^ E. Main. 13-lm
FOR RENT—Two furnished south j
front rooms; house modern. 431 N.I
HORSES BROKE TO RIDE OR DRIVE
Driving horse* with sors or contracted feet should be brought to
us for treatment. We'll curs them if they can be cured. Boarding
horse, t, specialty. For satisfaction or quick servlcs. day or sight,
telepbooe G9 or call at lit North Bsard street.
BON TON LIVERY
fi. W. TAJf 1I00SER, Wanasrrr.
Daily News Want Ads Pay
The Longmire-Draper Company
210-212 E. Main St.
[UNDERTAKERS and EMBALMERS
W. J. RONEY, Director, Phone No. 70.
Calls answered promptly
Day Phone 105 Night Phones 139
70 and Red 1300
FOR SALE ('HEAP—One second
j hand, T-passenger. 6U horse-power
touring car in first-class shap*\
George Graf, at Overland Motor Car
MOORE BROS. FEWELL & COMPANY
UNDERTAKERS and EMBALMERS
Day Phone 15, Night Phones 671-546-494-
1116. For Gray Ambulance Phone 1072
•i i ss laiwusE"
FOR SALE—Section msps of Potts- ;
• atomic CouQty The Shawnee |
Mr. Automobile Owner—Why not rut down jour (run bill from II)
I* W per renl. Increase the efficiency of jonr mntnr and male
rnnilihl(l ells}' hj iimtiilling
Thompson's Cyclone Mixer, Price $5.00
Viiu |uij me nothing un'll <;itinled.
R. C. MOLLINS AT THE OVERLAND MOTOR CAR Co.
I:t l KAST TKM'll STREET
01 R PRUE 0\ I.AIII) IS AI.WUS CHEAPER TIIAX ELSE
WHERE. SHIPMENTS AKHIVIM1 SIX TO EIDHT A MONTH
nsritlis FRESH X ESS.
OCR STOCK COMPRISES HIE PROIMCT OF TWO TO THIIFK
OK THE BEST MtkEltS.
« I.II, ; I II. AMI III Ml. PAILS AT S9e. SSr. 4Tr. Ut, r, *1.10
THE BOSTON GROCERY
We Deliver $1.00
FORMERLY, "SOUTHMSIEHN TEA 6 COFFEE CO."
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