The Shawnee News (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 123, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 15, 1911 Page: 3 of 6
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I. LARGEST CIBCULATIOH.
THE SHAWNEE DAILY NEWS, SHAWNEE, OKLAHOMA, TCESDAT, AICIST 15, 1 U.
The COZY THEATRE
5c TO ALL 5c
"THE SKATING BUG" (Imp). Comedy. Tlie adventures of a
Jovial convict who escapes from prison, dons u pnir of roller skates
and endeavors to make bin escape. One of the funniest farce-com-
edies ever released. 11 1 .ft i, 1) 11 * _U iill l A t-U.jUL
"A WHITE REDMAN" (Bex). Drama.
Fever Thermometers, Cotton Band-
ages, Gauze, Disinfectants, Deodor-
ents, etc., in abundance.
We solicit your favors in this line
and promise prompt attention.
OPPOSITE CITY HALL
TO pi OFFICE
Oklahoma City, Aug. 15.—That be
will not resign, even at the request
of Gov. Cruce, was the statement
made to friends Monday evening by
W. E. McLamore, state enforcement
officer, whose reeignation was re-
quested by the governor following a
bearing of charges preferred against
nini by members of the Civic league
of' Oklahoma City. McLamore de-
clared that he will force Gov. Cruce
to eject him from office.
Following a public hearing of the
B charges brought against McLamore,
■ *tk>v. Cruce expressed his confidence
■ in McLamore's integrity and exon-
I erated him from any charge of in-
m tentional wrongdoing, but expressed
■ the belief that he had been exceed-
■ ingly indiscreet, and asked for his
R resignation on the ground that he
■ had lost the confidence of the pro-
M hibition people of the state and had
' destroyed his usefulness as an en-
Jhtforcement officer by reason of that
f The hearing was of an informal
"character, Gov. Cruce having decided
that in a hearing of this sort no one
was authorized to administer oaths.
He announced that he had looked (in-
to the matter, when a request was,
made by Momau Pruiett, attorney for
McLamore. that the witnesses be
placed under oath, and that the same
condition would apply to the hearing
to be commenced on Thursday of this
week in regard to the charges
against members of the state board
Ail of the statements made were
with regard to the raid made on the
so-called Clopton roadhouse on the
night of Aug. 3, when McLamore was
found In the house. C. A. Tappan, J.
W. Mann, J. C. Gilmore and one
Quartos, who were members of the
raiding party, told their stories, and
McLamore told his, the statements of
the two sides being in harmony ex-
cept in minor details. Tappan told
of seeing McLamore through the win-
dow, apparently sitting at a table
with two women, and Gilmore stated
that he had seen him standing be-
side the table, while ^>ne of the
women helped him put on his coat
and the other handed him his gun
Tappan and Mann both told of ask-
iife Mrs. Clopton for the keys to a
locked room, where they believed
liquor was stored, and of her state-
ments that McLamore had the keys;
that he said he had already searched
the place and found only a few bot-
tles of beer, and that when they in-
sisted on seeing the room he got the
keys from the Clopton woman and
ttujy entered the room, where some
15 or 16 bottles of beer were found
McLamore claimed there were only
eight or nine.
- Mann also told of another raid
Sunday night, when beer was pur-
chased and a large number of men
and women found in the place, and
stated that when the raiding party
entered the Clopton woman was talk-
ing over the telephone to someone,
whom he supposed to be McLamore,
telling him that he was being jobbed
and that she had talked to Gov.
Cruce over the telephone about the
matter and told him McLamore was
Attorney Pruiett stated that he was
the one to whom she was talking at
the time, and Gov. Cruce added that
the woman had called him up and
talked to him at length about the
matter, stating that tbfo members of
the raiding party had come back
again between 2 and 3 o'clock on the
night of the raid, all drunk, and es-
"She invited me to come out and
inspect the place," added the gov-
ernor, "but 1 declined the Invitation
He further 6tated that he had re-
quested her to attend the hearing if
she had anything to tell.
KAILKOAD SURVEY COMPLETED.
Soper, Ok., Aug. 15.—The survey
of the Hugo and Northwestern rail-
way line from Hugo to Atoka has
been completed, and the estimates
are being made preparatory to the
beginning of construction work.
Grading is expected to be under way
by SepL 1.
CARRIERS USE MOTORCYCLES.
Glencoe, Ok, Aug. 15 -The rural
mail carriers on routes one and
three out of this town have begun
THE WALLER HOTEL
Corner Main and Union.
Over Security State Bank.
Special Summer Rates.
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Sim GALLONS OF WET
Enid, Ok., Aug. 15.—Through a
clever bit of scheming and shrewd-
ness, Constable J. E. Setchell and
Special Deputy Sheriff J. H. Wilkes
of Waukomis confiscated 60 gallons
of whisky en route to Enid from
Waukomis, and thereby exposed a
well engineered plan to bring con-
traband liquor into Enid without
having it shipped direct to the city.
The seizure is probably the largest
on record for whisky in Garfield
county and the disclosure of the
manner in which it was received
will be of material value to officials
in enforcing the law. "Peg Leg" Mc-
Millian and a man named Hinkle,
who refused to tell his given name,
were in charge of the whisky. They
were placed under arrest but denied
having any connection with the
transaction other than being sent
The consignment, which consisted
of 20 boxes each containing three
gallons, arrived at Waukomis on a
northbound freight train late Friday
afternoon of last week. The liquor
was unloaded and placed on the
platform. It was addressed to "L. T.
Powell." As soon as it arrived Con-
stable Setchell became suspicious and
guarded the goods very closely. When
the northbound passenger train
passed through there late Saturday
a man was seen to hurriedly get of!
the train and sign up for the ship-
ment and return to the train, whlcn
was headed for Enid.
jater on in the evening Hinkle
and McMillian appeared in the city
in a spring wagon. They drove to
the depot, hitched their horses and
walked around the town until 11
o'clock at night. At that time they
proceeded to the station, where the
work of loading the "booze" began.
Mr. Setchell and Mr. Wilkes, who
had concealed themselves nearby,
watched the transaction until the
whisky had all been loaded, when
they appeared on the scene and in-
formed Hinkle and McMillian *.bat
they would take charge of the wagon.
The men started off, leaving the wag-
on and us contents In charge of the
officers, but thoy were immediately
informed that they would have to
remain. Sheriff Hume was at once
communicated with and ordered the
men and svhisky brought to Enid im-
There will be a mass meeting of
the farmers at Convention hall in
Shawnee on Monday, Aug. 21, at 10
a. m. Hon. Sam J. Hampton will
address the people on the issue of
the day. All farmers are urged to
be present. Don't fail to attend and
broug your neighbor.
Sampson Iron and Metal Co. pays
the highest prices for metal, rubber,
rags, bones, bottles, etc., at corner
Beard and Katy railroad. Phone
AND BIBLE STUDY
An urgent invitation is given
the members and friends of the First
M. E. church, to atttend and have
part in the mid-week prayer meeting
and Bible study Wednesday evening
at 8 o'clock. At least 100 Christians
should be at this devotion meeting.
W. G. LEMMON.
A surprise party was given Master
Arthur Higley at the home of his
parents, 203 North Kimberly, Satur-
day evening, from 3 to 5 o'clock, in
honor of his ninth birthday. The
merry band of youngsters enjoyed
the time with singing, romping on
the shady lawn. Each one took part
in games suited for boys, after which
they were served bountifully with
refreshments of ice cream and cake,
watermelon and lemonade. Those
present were Masters Glen Laymen,
Yula McFarland, Edwin McFarland,
Floyde Higley, Laramer Tulley, John
Pitcher, Willie Cook, Charley Kerker,
Vivian Schurley, Norman Royster
Russell Clemons, Arthur Higley, and
little Miss Dortha Royster, Mrs. Roy-
ster, Mrs. Adams and Mrs. Higley.
Many presents were received by Ar-
thur and the boys bid him good-bye
with wishes for many more happy
REDUCTION OF 15 PER
CENT IN EXPRESS RATES
Oklahoma City, Aug. 15.—A propo-
sition for a compromise which will
reduce express rates in Oklahoma at
least 15 per cent was offered to the
corporation commission Monday by
all the express companies except
Wells-Fargo &. Co., and the prospects
are good for au agreemeut between
the companies and the commission
on a general reduction of rates.
The companies agree to the com-
mission's rates on all special classes,
such as repairs aud machinery, fruits,
vegetables, etc., the old difference be-
ing on merchandise and cream rates.
On merchandise the companies sub-
mit a schedule of rates that will be
satisfactory to them, which make a
reduction of 12 1-2 to 15 per cent on
the rates now in force, as against a
reduction of 25 per cent proposed by
the commission. They also agree to
put in what is kuown .as the Rock
Island cream rate, which was the
rate originally asked for by the
Taking all of the* rates together,
the reduction agreed to by the ex-
press companies will be somewhere
between 15 and 10 per cent below
present rates, as the acceptance of
the commission's rate on special
classifications makes the total reduc-
tion greater than the percentage
agreed to on merchandise rates.
Get a Singer Sewing Machine. It runs
lighter, sews faster, makes the most
perfect stitch, is easier to operate,
and will last longer than any other
sewing machine. Needles and re-
pairs for all makes of machines.
Singer Sewing Machine Co., 124
North Bell. Phone 363. 25-6t
BE A BOOSTER.
KXHIH1TS BY NEGROES.
Muskogee, Ok., Aug. 15.—The Com-
mercial Industrial association, the
local organization of the National
Negro Man's Business club, held a
meeting here recently and perfected
plans for their trip to Little Rock to
attend the national meeting of the
The Muskogee delegation is going
to the meeting with two primary
objects. One is to secure the next
convention for Muskogee and the
other is to induce Booker T. Wash-
ington to visit Muskogee and speak
here. He has made this city one
T. J. Elliot, commissioner of ex-
hibits, has for the past three weeks
made a state-wide campaign gather-
ing exhibits, and his department will
make a great showing at the con-
A special train will leave Musko-
gee over the Frisco this evening at
5 o'clock and will go by way of Fay-
etteville and Fort Smith, taking the
Rock Island from the latter place.
The local membership is about 300
and nearly 100 will join the delega-
tion from the smaller towns sur-
The members of .the G. A. R. in
the county will give a basket picnic
at Benson park on Tuesday, Sept. 12.
Everybody is invited to bring
basket well filled aud enjoy the day.
A general good time is promised.
mount F. Davidson M. H. Davidson
DO YOU KNOW that in case of loss
to your household furniture, you
are required under all insurant
contracts to make a complete in-
ventory of property destroyed?
HAD YOU THOUGHT how difficult
this would be, in case you had to
make it up from memory?
FOR *THE CONVENIENCE OF OUR
FRIENDS AND CUSTOMERS, we
have purchased a supply of house-
hold inventories to be used in mak-
ing up a schedule of your house-
IF YOU WILL CALL AT OUR OF
FICE we will be glad to give you
one of them for your own use.
BLOUNT F. DAVIDSON & CO.
Phone MM. 110*6 East Main St
There are several hundred Shawnee people who arc already con-
stantly using our coffees. Our Coffees are the BEST to be had. No
where else can you begin to match onr Coffees at the price we
charge for them. We are BUILDING A BIG BUSINESS on Coffees.
We are inviting jou to try a pound of our 2!>c or 80c blend—the
kind you'll pay about 8c more to match.
BOe TEAS—All kinds, for hot or cold drinking, lb 45c.
THE BOSTON GROCERY
Coalgate, Ok., Aug. lt>.—John Mas-
sey killed a man at Stringtown,
Atoka county, but four months ago,
and on account of the feeling against
him in that county was brought here
for safekeeping. Because of his prev-
ious good charter he was given con-
siderable liberty, and Sunday night
he left the jail to feed the hogs,
failing to return.
An investigation was made and it
was discovered that a pistol was
missing from the jail office. Sheriff
Murphy at once started in pursuit of
him and Monday telephoned in that
Massey had committed suicide. He
had returned to his home at String-
town, bid his family good-bye and
shot himself through the head.
4- TO ADVERTISERS. 4*
4* Advertisements and alf no- 4*
•fr tices for the Weekly News 4*
4* should be in office Wednesday 4*
+ by 2 p. m. 4*
Statistics show that UbCle Sam is
richer than any other nation that
exists or ever has existed. Croesus,
king of Lydia, whose name has been
a synonym for wealth for ages, was
a pauper when compared to our
MOODY BARGAIN STORE.
Here is where a little cash goes
a long ways and gets a lot of goods.
At the closing out sale—
15 cents buys a galvanized water
pail, worth 25 cents.
25 cents will buy a foot bath-tub.
worth 50 cents.
2." cents gets 8 cakes Clairette
25 cents buys 7 cakes Tar soap,
worth 5 cents a cake.
15 cents buys one dozen lemons,
worth 25 cents.
3 cans baking powder for 25 cents
worth 15 cents a can.
At the MOODY BARGAIN STORE
126 North Broadway. 15-11
We Deliver SI.00
FORMERLY, "SOUTHWESTERN TEH 8 COFFEE CO."
you know that there's lot o'
Settin' 'round lit e>ery town,
Growlin' like a broody chicken,
Knockin' every good thing down?
Don't you be that kind of cattle,
'Cause they ain't no use on earth.
You just be a booster, icvoster,
Crow an' boost for all you're worth.
f your town needs bwostin', *oost
Don't hold back an' wait to see
f some other feller's willln'—
Sail right In, this country's free;
No one's got a mortgage on It,
It's just yours ah much as his,
f your town is short on boosters,
You get in the boostin' biz.
If things don't just seem to suit you,
An' the world seems kinder wrong,
What's the matter with a boostin*
Just to help the thing along?
'Cause if things should stop a-goin'
We'll be in a sorry plight;
You Just keep that horn a-blowln'
Boost 'er up with all your might
For to make some project go.
You can boost it up a trifle—
That's your cue to let him know
That you're not a-goin' to knock it.
Just because It ain't your "shout,"
But you're goin' to boost a little,
'Cause he's got "the thing out."
Why rent a machine when you cau
buy a Singer at $2 per mouth? We
have some special bargains in slight-
ly used machines. We have needles
and supplies for all makes of ma-
chines, also an expert repair man.
We positively guarantee all repair
work. Singer Sewing Machine Co ,
124 North Bell. Phone 363. 4-tf
THE GUIDE POST FOR
THE MAN WHO,WANTS
"The Man Who Wants", and who does not rwuf or
ase die Want Ad Columns is "The Man Who Waits" —
for he misses the Guide Post that points the Road to
"The Man Who Wants,",\Sknd wanting goes half
way along the road pointed out by the Guide Post to
meet What He Wants, il'the'''Man Who Wins."
If you are a "Man /Who,;
ants you can save
much of Needless Worry,' Precious Time and make
Real Dollars by reading ^arid
using these Want Ad
Every Day there are Messages here for "The Man
Urn Woman ) Who Wants/
llih jIIi in lltudlui/lilliiiiilliliM.i/li
co r oei T
AO art ae*vic.(
HOEBLljIH'8 It A K N *
South Union Avenue "
Night and Day Livery, Board- *
ing; moderate yard charges *
for freighters. •*
OIVE US A CALL. «
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+ BSD FBONT +
+ MERCHANTS' LUNdl BOOM +
+ 216 EAST MAIN +
%• Having bought and Installed 4*
•I- the English Kitchen fixtures, +
+ I cordially Invite the public +
•S* to give us a trial. +
•J. GOLDEN GATE COFFEB +
f HOME-MADE PIES +
+ DELGADOS' FAMOUS DAL- +
+ LAS CHILI +
+ ARE OUR SPECIALS +
JOE MARKS, PROP. +
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ALTO AND CARBIAUF
J. P. Mitchell, the carriage
painter has moved hit shop
to 122 North Beard St., oppo-
site Harry Johnsons black-
smith shop Good work only
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STATE TAX LEVY ESTIMATE.
Oklahoma City Aug. 15.- It Is un-
derstood that the subcommittee of
the state board of equalization which
is making an estimate of the amount
necessary to be raised by state taxes
for the year 1911 will recommend a
state levy of at least 3 mills and
possibly will recommend a levy of
3.5 mills, the constitutional limit
Dunug the Haskell administration
u big deficit was created which must
bo covered by a deficiency levy this
year. The present administration de-
sires to place the state on a cash
basis as nearly as possible and clear
up old deficiencies, hence a state
levy larger than In any previous
year since statehood probably will
( ON< ESSIONS FOIt I.AIIOH I A¥.
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+ TO MOTHERS. +
4* Beautiful hands are lndica-
4* tive ol a "true lady." Moth- 4*
4* erp, eee that your little girl's 4*
•I* finger-nails are well shaped. 4*
4* School children, 25c for 4*
4- manicure, Saturdays only, at 4*
4* Carr's Beauty Parlor, oppo- 4
4* Bite postofflce. 4*
The Mechanic With
a Few Boards
from our lumber yard can make a
far better job than he could with
twice the number of unselected, un-
seasoned planks If the mechanic
can do that bo can you. The next
time you have a little Job to do
aroound the house, get the lumber
TAYLOR LUAfBER t'OHPAirT
Phone 112. Cor. Ninth and Oklahoma.
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CLUB POOL HALL
116 EAST MAIN STREET.
NINE OF THE FINEST
POOL TABLES IN THE
COOLEST AND BE8T VEN-
TILATED POOL HALL
IN THE CITY.
FINE LINE OF CIGARS AND
TOBACCO, 80FT DRINKS,
SECOND DOOR EAST OF
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•J. ( HAS. CNZNEIt >b
Manufacturer of and +
Dealer In 4"
HARNESS, SADDLES, LAP +
DUSTERS AND FLY NETS +
Moved to *S"
416 EAST MAIN 8TBEET
Saw off the handle of an old broom
and use it to brush your horse with
after you have been over him with a
comb and brush of the regular kind.
Be careful hov/ you handle this In
the stall the first time, however, lost
the horso be scared by it.
Damp walls In houses can oe cured
by giving them two coata each of
solution! of castlle soap and alum In
water, alternated, and each coat
dried for a day before the next ta
Made A New Man 0 Him.
"I was Buffering from pain in my
stomach, head and back," writes II.
T. Alston, Raleigh, N. C,"anu my
liver and kidneys did not work right,
hut four bottles of Electric ItUtt-rH
made me ieel like & new n:an."
PRICE 60 CIS. AT ALL DRUG STORES.
4* 0. K. TRANSFER ANI>
4. 8T0RA0E COMPANY
4- FOR MOVING JOBS
4* Reasonable prices and expert-
4* enced men. All work guarau-
4* teed. Phone 409. Located
206 S. Union.
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All local unions or Individuals iu
terested In Labor day concessions
for lunch stands, novelty privileges
orangeade or orange cider, meet H.
C. Myers, chairman Labor day com
mittee, at Trades Assembly hall
Thursday night, Aug. 17, at 8 o'clock
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Kit. U. H. TAVMAN
Office Over Shawnee National
Bank. Phone 82.
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SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC.
Tomorrow (Wednesday) the Valley
View Sunday school will hold a pic-
nic near the home of A. J. Gladwell.
Beginning at 10 o'clock, there will
be a varied program up to the noon
hour. Rev. W. G. Lemmou. pastor
of the First M. E. church of this
city, will lead the devotional service
TOGO visits west point.
Weet Point, Aug. 12.—Admiral
Togo is visiting the academy today.
A special program was arrauged for
Hor Salt; t>y the
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