Edmond Twice - A - Week Enterprise (Edmond, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 54, Ed. 1 Tuesday, November 19, 1907 Page: 1 of 8
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Edmond TWICE - A - WEEK Enterprise
Published Every Tuesday And Friday In Thetlnterests Of Edmond And Vicinity.
MUM SHOW A
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA. TUESDAY NOVEMBER 19, 1907
Refused to Make 2 Cent Rate.
Dramatic Club Before the Foot- NEW COUNTY
Window placards are up announcing
Ladies of The
Church Close Their 6th
an Interesting performance to be given . , Tl ■ m
Presbyterian at lhe Normal next Saturday night by Now In Possession ol 1 heir Of-
fices and Deputies Selected.
the Avon Dramatic Club of Edmond
Under the direction of Miss McClin-
tic the young people will present two
I one-act comedies, namely "Six Klep-
The courthouse official
Hon has been consumated,
even to the
tomaniacs and the "The f lying approva| 0f bonds by the county com-
From Thursday evening until its
cbse late Saturday evening there was
a constant stream of people attending
the Sixth Annual Chrysanthemum
Show of the ladies of the Presbyterian
church, and this year's exhibition of
the big, many colored mums has pass-
ed into history as the most successful
the ladies have ever held. The place
of exhibition was the Brandt building
at 4 South Broadway, a building far
too small for such a fine display, but
in spite of that fact the proceeds this
year will come close to $200. break-
ing all previous records. Everyone
who attended the exhibition went away
not only praising the flowers, but also
Wedge." Both are said to be very
Interesting plays. The latter is a foot
ball farce and deals with a Thanks-
missioners, and the definije selection
of deputies, assistants and stenogra-
phers. Charles Hw McCafferty, coun-
giving game between two of the large (y treasureri „ the on|y b8|ated one 0,
Eastern colleges. ^ enure Ust, His tardiness is due
The entertainment is to be given as t0 the |arge amount of work necessary
an athletic benefit and w'ill be of inter- for the change of administration, which
est to students and townspeople alike, necessitated the closing of the office
Wednesday of last week. His bond
Going After the Coal Operators. Will be prepared and approved this
Guthrie, Okla„ Nov. 18,—Com-
plaint was filed with the corporation
commission today against the Fort
Smith and Western Railroad compa-
ny for Its refusal to sell tickets at the
two-cent maximum rate.
The company filed a protest claim-
ing the low fare as unjust and unprofit-
The commission will hear the case
A Scare Crow or. the Street.
NOW A STATE
Governor haskell and The State
Officers Took The Oath Of
Office Saturday Noon.
Some of the Small (?) boys of this
town got busy Monday night and fixed
up a dummy in great style and leaned
it against the lamp post In front of
Hiatts Drug Store. in the night it
bore a striking re semblance to some
settled in his conviction that Edmond
should have an exhibition hall for oc- the output of the mines.
casions of that sort and that the mat- j^e result of the suit is looked for-
ter ought to be brought to the attention warcj (0 with much interest' as the
of the Commercial Club. Saturday ptjce ancj sa|e 0f coai from this sec-
night Rev. Wardner made tie an- ;|0n of the new state affects_the busi-
nouncment that next November early ness interests of the entire southwest.
in the month, the ladies would give
their Seventh Annual exhibition.
Mr. and Mrs. Hunt of the Stiles
Greenhouse at Oklahoma City with
Miss Margaret Taggart and Mr. Earl
Hopkins judged the flowers and made
the following awards of prizes:
morning and the office reopened for bQQzer whQ had more prohlbltion than
McAlester, Okla„ Nov. 18,—The business George E. Baker, who has he cou)d stand ancj asked the friendly
first act of Attorney General West, who been connected wiih the treasury f r a |arnp post for support. Some belated
was sworn in office Saturday, was to long perlon ,of time and is familhar pec|estrjans are known to have tried
bring suit a8alnst 47* coal mining com with all the details, has been chosen waken the dummy and send him
panies in Oklahoma, alleging in his as deputy. home.
complaint a combination in restraint J. Fred Havens, .who served under
of trade and discrimination in selling 5 Vaught, chief deputy clerk ol
the district court, will continue under
Hathaway Harper. Miss Annie Hoo-
ver, deputy clerk, will be retained.
Postmaster Jayns was
ma City visitor Monday. ,
Col. D. Appleton. $1 cash, Farmers
State Bank—Mrs. J Q. Adamson.
Major Bonifan, $1 cash, Alexander
R. Patten—Mrs. G. H. Fink.
Yellow Eaton, $1 cash, Dr. T. H.
Flesher—Mrs. Jas. Mayall.
Yellow Jones, $1 cash, Dr. F, W.
. Golden Wedding, year's
lion to Edmond Sun, or $1
calling cards—Mrs. Myall.
Mrs. jerome Jones, $
spoons, H. W. Waldorf
Timothy Eaton. $1 cash, Bert Kib-
by—Mrs. Jas. Tuttle.
Mrs. Chadwlck, fancy cake, Thomp-
son's bakery—Mrs. H, Boilwine.
Mrs. H. Robison, Si cash, Yoisen ,
&. Wlebe—Mr. M. C. Broad.
Vivian Morel, fancy cake. Hol-
stein's bakery—Mrs. Bcllwine.
Mrs, Felix Perrin, $1 cash, Dr. C.
R. Day—Mr, McGillivray.
Intensity, fancy china pitcher, Dav-
is & Pittman.
John Schrimpton,$l cash, Dr. J.
W. Howard—Mrs. Brooks.
Beit Single Bloom in White, $2
cash, First National Bank—Mrs. W.
Best Single Bloom in Pink, $1.50
book, Rev, Wardner—Mrs,' Tuttle:
Best Single Bloom in Yellow, $3.50
bottle perfume in Australian Court
box, City Drug Store — Mrs. Boilwine.
Best Single Bloom in Red, 50p:und
sack Whits Frost Flour, Eagle Mills
Best Two Yellow an Bush, $2 pair
gloves, McCredie Mercantile Co-
Best Two Pink on Bush, $2 cash,
(Continued on last page.)
tdmond Foot Ball Team Went
Down Before the Kingfisher
W. S. Patten transacted business in
Judge Sam Hooker of the county ok,ahoma Clty yesterday.
. court, will retain E. M. Hurry, for
eight years clerk of the probate court,
former police sergeant, an inventor,
will serve as bailiff. Miss Inez M.
Winshall will continue to act as court
J, S. Coats register of deeds, has
chosen Jack Mayss, formerly with
The Daily Oklahoman, as his chief
E. S. B.ackburn and J. W. Riley,
j in the county clerk's office, merely ex-
change positions. Mr. Blackburn be-
comes assistant to his former deputy.
Thousands Out of Employmant
Just as Winter Begins. Oth-
ers Get Wages Reduced
The Central Normal foot ball team
met another defeat at the hands of the
York, Pa.. Nov. 18.—Three silk
mills in this city owned by the Ameri-
The long cherished hope of the peo-
ple of Oklahoma Is now a realization
and the fair territories of Oklahoma ard
Indian Territory are now united In one
great State of Oklahoma. At 10:16
o'clock, eastern time. President
Roosevelt signed the proclamation
and the new state took her place in the
union. It was 9:20 when the news
reached Oklahoma that the proclama-
tion had been signed and in every city,
town a nd hamlet in the new state,
whistles blew, bells rang, canon boom-
ed and the multitudes joined In a
shot of j® for the self government as-
Promptly upon receiving the news.
Governor Haskell took the oath of of-
fice in his rooms in the Royal Hotel
at Guthrie surrounded by his family
and some of the state officers.
The day was a big one for Guthrie,
as the trains early began to bring the
crowds to the Capital City to partici-
pate in the Inaugural ceremonies and
It was estimated that fully 25,000
visitors were present. At 12 o'clock
the wedding of Oklahoma and Indian
Territory was solemnized and after
President Roosevelt's proclamation
had been read by Territorial Secretary
Filson, Governor Haskell was sworn
In and delivered his Inaugural address,
and at its close tigned the appoint-
ments of R L. Owen and T. P. Gore
who had by primary vote been nomi-
nated for the United States senate.
The appointment was for the un-
County Attorney E. L. RearJo.i as can Silk company were closed at noon expired term and the first legislature
t/1/-4 r\r- rlorMlliQC 1 O I V\ O C <-•, VI/ J -
appointed as deputies James S, Twy-
Kingfisher boys on the latter's grounds ford and John W. Hayson, bath young
last Fr|day, The score of 29 to 6 mei-
shows that our boys were playing Mrs. Mary D. Couch, superintend-
against great odds or the score would ent of public schools, has appointed S.
have been different. With Hunt out J- Cresvell. formerly of Edmond, late
of the game and some of the rest of of the local public schools, as assistant
the team badly crippled it was in no
Saturday. Between eight hundred
and one thousaud employees are
thrown out of work.
Mallin, Mass., Nov. 18.—Notices
were posted today in the factories of
the Boston Rubber Shoe company in
will elect them for the regular terms.
The rest of the state officers then took
the oath of office and the parade to
Island Park and the barbecue was
started. This was participated In by
bands, military organizations, com-
shape to go into a hard battle.
On Thanksgiving day the iocai team
will meet Stillwater on the Edmond
gridiron and a battle royal is expected.
The boys from A. & M. are much
heavier than our team but lack snap
and speed. In the first game these
two teams played a tie game, neither
scoring, and the coming game will be
watched with much interest.
Sheriff George W, Garrison will not
retain all of his old deputies Others,
however, will be reappointed, and In-
clude Harvey Garrison, undersheriff;
R. D. Holcoinb, collector; H F. Rob-
erts, Mike Casey, J. J Lucas. J, S.
Smith, deputies, Oklahoma City; M.
C. Benion, Luther, Shep Steen, Ed-
mond. All the deputies have been
serving under Sheriff Garrison.—Okla-
this city and Melrose, announcing that mercial organizations, the A
the plants would close next Saturday.
Three thousand employes will be
thrown out of work. Over production
Is given by the officials of the com-
pany the reason for the shutdown.
Easton, Pa, Nov. 18.-—The !• ree-
mansburg plant of the American
Novelty company closed Saturday and glod nature i one and nothing happen-
A., Confederate veterans. Grand Army
and citizens in carriages aid on foot.
Tne Stato offices were turned over
to the new officers during the after-
noon and Oklahoma's state govern-
ment was instituted.
The day was ideal, the crowd a
Last Sunday J P. Hayen received
the sad news of the death oi his father,
John D. Hayen, at the old family
home in Wilhelmhaven, Germany.
It has been 26 years since Mr. Hayen
left his old home to come to this coun-
try and he has not seen his father since
Edmond people will regret to learn
of tha death Saturday of the 12
months baby of Mrs. R. L. Moffet at
Norman. Mrs. Moffet has a number
of friends in this city who extend to
her their heartfelt sympathy in her
hour ol sorrow.
will remain idle until after the first of
next year. The company owns thirty-
two plants throughout the United
S'ates, and it is said here that all will
be affected by the suspension.
The employees of the Andover Fur
nace in Phillipsburg today suffered a
10 per cent cut in wages.
Two hundred men at the Empire
Iron works, Oxford, N. J., were noti
fied of a 10 per cent reduction in pay
ed to mar the ceremonies Governor
Frantz refused to have any part in the
ceremonies rnd is reported to have
refused to even be a spectator. His
action was freely commented upon
and he was severely criticised by all
who knew of his actions.
After a delay of many year.; Okla-
homa is now a full fleJged state and
the people are ruling,
: Chamber Of Commerce Wednesday Night. -
The i dmond Chamber of Commerce will meet in regular session Wednesday
night at the Woodman hall and a full attendance of the membership is defied. The
Charter will close at that time and the committee is actively at work securing as many
members as possible, if you are a member you should attend, If you are not, you
should join, so be present.
Death of John McKee.
John McKee. a well known young
man of the Pleasant Valley neighbor-
hood, died at his home last Sunday
night after a long Illness of tyyhold fe-
ver, The funeral services were held
this afternoon and interment was made
in a cemetery near his home. He
formerly lived in Edmond and was well
known here and the many friends of
the family will regret to learn of his
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