Enid Daily Eagle. (Enid, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 105, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 27, 1909 Page: 2 of 8
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WKDNKSDAY, JAM AIM 27, 1900.
Rare cliancc for those who want to own a home of their own, in the beautiful PARK VIEW addition
now on the market, at low rices for the finest building lots in Enid. High and sightly, close in.
NO STREET CAR FARE TO PAY. Only nine blocks from Court House. Situated on north
7th street, just cast of McQuilkin's addition. Streets are graded, shade trees are planted, good cement
walks in front of every lot, city water, gas and elecLic lights. You don t have to wait five years lor improve-
ments to come, put your house right on. These lots will be sold until the 30ih, at two-thirds the price of lots
on west side, situated as good. J. B. Horney one of the owners is here conducting the sale and will allow 10
per cent on any lot purchased during the special sale. Think of it, prices only $390 and up. $25.00 dollars
cash and balance $1000 per month, and no interest to ay. Call on me at Strickler Bros, north side of
square, or at the addition from 2 to 3 each afternoon. Prices and terms are for the special sale only. Begin
now to own one of these beautiful lots that will soon double in value. Call phone 409, for conveyance at all
times. Lots on sale at all real estate offices. Drive out today.
In Same Building with Daily
Splendidly Equipped Job
EMPLOYS UNION LABOR
Southeast Corner of Square
For the balance of Jan-
uary we will give 25 per
cent dircount 011 regula
sizes and 50 per cent ofr
on odds and ends.
Our firstl lot of spring
Oxfords have arrived.
They will go in this
ONE MORE YEAH GONE
And you are still rent-
ing. Why not take time
by the forelock and say
I WiLL HAVE A HOME
I will go to the Real
Estate people who will
find me a farm, or town
property or a good
quick farm loan at a
reasonable price and
at once. Yes I will
LOOK UP :: ::
Homer H. Wilson
501 Stephenson Building
W. M. Coxe Ragf.ncy''
105 Last Broadway PHONE 193
Fine 160 Acrcs, cheap for quick Sale
Two Choice Residence, CLOSE IN.
Fine 160 acre Farm in Illinois to trad*
for Garfield County Property.
A Nice Sightly Lot on East Broadway
Why not L>st Your Property
V ith lis
Samuel Gompers, president of the
American Federation of Labor, who
was recently sentenced to one year
in jail for contempt of court and Is
now at liberty pending an appeal, Is
today celebrating his 59th birthday.
The famous labor leader was born
In Loudon, January 27, 1850, the son
of Saul (iompers, a cigar maker. In
a biography of Gompers approved by
himself, he says of his father that
he "was a cigar maker, an indus-
trious workman, a kind father, and
a man of remarkable memory." He
declares of his mother that she "was
a woman of excellent antecedents,
her parents being highly educated;
and through her influence on his in-
tellectual and moral life he was le.l
to study ami to seek to benefit his
fellow man." lie further fills out
nis genealogical background by de-
scribing his grandfather as "a man
of a philosophical turn of mind, of
extraordinary courage and fearless-
ness and well informed through
knowledge acquired by wide travel in
Mr. Gompors has the appearance
of a Jew, although his family sprang
from Holland. Hut his father's name
(Saul) would seem to bear out that
assumption, but in none of the avail-
able biographical accounts of his
parentage is any space given to the
religions beliefs of either his father
and mother or himself except this
one sentence: "lie was affilited with
the Society for Ethical Culture of
New York City, established in 1Nt>7
by Felix Adler." A friend writing
an intimate sketch in a labor paper
says that Gompers does not belong to
any church; that he is too broad for
creeds or sectarian beliefs.
We have Mr. Gompers word for ii
that he had the conventional begin-
nings of a "self-made man." He re-
cords of himself that, "As a boy,
Samuel was anxious to learn and he
often neglected or forgot to eat, in
his eagerness to master the lessons
he had set for himself us a task
* * Being the oldest child of a
family of eight, he began to aid his
father in their support as soon as he
could earn wages." He worked at his
trade of cigar making from his tenth
until his thirty-seventh year. Since
that time he has been a writer on
labor topics, an agitator and an or-
ganizer of unions.
When he was fourteen years old
and when he had been in this country
only one year, he helped to organize
the Cigar Makers' International un-
ion, which he served as secretary and
president for six years. He also ed-
ited its L eal paper in that period.
In one of his approved sketches,
he refers to himself as "persistent
agitator," and says that even those
who disagree with him in his funda-
mental principles, and do not ap-
prove the methods of the organiza-
tion he represents, must admit that
his elf rts have resulted in much
that Is of great and general benefit
to workers everywhere. Apparently
this is to be taken as Mr. Gompers's
own view of Ills work. He organized
the American Federation of Labor
and has been its president from the
beginning (1881), with the excep-
tion cf two years. It is a salaried of-
fice and enables Mr. Gompers to live
Stories to the effect that President
Gompers has amassed a fortune from
his connection with the American
Federation of Labor are apparently
malicious fabrications, without foun-
dation of fact. On this subject Mr.
Gompers has said:
"1 have no real estate and little
personal property. 1 have not an In-
vestment. I have no estate and when
1 die all I will leave my family will
be $f 50, my Cigarmakers* Union in-
surance. I have no other property.
I have no ambition to have any. I
do not care for many. 1 believe I
can get the few things that I want
if not as president of the American
Federation, at my trade or some oth-
er work. I am poor. I am proud to
say that 1 am poor."
Mr. Gompers told a friend that
"such a thing as a servant in the
Gompers' household never had been
OKLAHOMA IM>l.\(« IIKit HKST.
Prisoner* W ill lie ICrinovcd a* Fust
«s Pos.sil>l< .
T'opeka, Jan. 27. Oklahoma pro-
poses to remove Its prisoners from
the Kansas penitenitary at once This
fact was discussed in some corre-
spondence given out by Governor
Stubbs tonight. Governor Stubbs
wrote to Governor Haskell as fol-
Dear Sir—-Today's Associated
Press dispatches state that the Okla-
homa legislature has authorized you
to parole the OKlahonia prisoners
now confined In the state penitenti-
ary at Lansing, Kan. In view of the
fact that our penitentiary is over-
crowded, and the fact that the con-
tract for the case of such prisoners
expires on J a nil ray 21, we would be
pleased to have you remove the pris-
oners at as early a date as is possi-
ble without inconvenience to you or
the state of Oklahoma.
In case you feel it advisable to pa-
role any great number of those pris-
oners at one time, we would be
pleased to know what arrangements
your state will make for transporta-
tion of such paroled prisoners from
e Kansas penitentiary to Oklaho-
i. An early reply will oblige.
Governor Haskell replied:
My Dear Governor Our contract
expires January 31. We are doing
our best to be able to remove our
prisoners on or before that date.
1 notice by the press comment
about our possibly releasing a large
number of prisoners on parole. This
may be done, but you can rest as-
sured that there is no danger of our
turning them loese at the prison
door. We will bring them to their
I feel very grateful to the Kansas
authorities for numerous favors in
WOMAN KOimS DKAI).
Th© IR©€raiitIifiig Office
(Writtera foir the E&gH® Iby Robert L
7A Cavalry, Fft. Rnley,
I was strolling down the avenue
One cold December morn
I was feeling pretty rotten
And my coin was all but gone
I was well nigh disgusted
And didn't know what to do
So I just kept right on strolling
And of things I tlio't a few.
I chanced to look upon a sign
All bright and shining new,
It certainly did look good to me
From my standing point of view
Twas a picture of some soldiers
Who had nothing else to do
Hut stroll around quite natty
And show some ladies the view
I considered for a minute
And up the stairs i went
into the little ofiice
On a certain object bent.
A quick glance around me
When at a desk I saw
A fellow just like the picture,
With stripes on his arms galore.
He asked me what I wanted,
And in a brave voice I told,
1 wanted to join the army
And be a soldier bold.
He asked me a lot of questions,
I did a lot of stunts,
Went thru an examination,
He accepted me at once.
And off I went the very next day
To Fort Slocum up the sound
And for three long weary months
They drilled me round and round.
Twas early in the spring time
When the blue birds began to match,
They shipped off eighty rookies
And 1 was one of the batch.
They sent us to Ft. Riley.
We landed there at night
And the next day we drew equip-
Holy smoke! it was a fright.
; There were saddles, there were
J Curry combs and lariats,
)And if recall hadn't sounded
< I'd been drawing my junk yet.
I;They marched us to the stables
J And a seargant. who was boss,
jShowed us in a nifty manner
| How to groom an army horse,
He taught us how to saddle,
| How to pose and how to stroll,
? How to shine our old rusty sabers,
| And to make the blanket roll.
| At nocn we went to dinner,
s Went to lunch with all the bloods,
j!Sippeu our coffee, ate hard tack,
sAnJ cur designated spuds.
sTheu i est the army riding hall
s Loomed up into the view;
jThey niEde us mount and dismount,
I While lull of army stew.
|Then alter that the saddle
S With guns and sabers, too,
i Drilling in the summer,
) In tin old style army blue
S'Twas 'he same old story every day
s For tv. o long weary months
SWhen they turned us all for "duty,"
j> With the rest of the big bunch
sThey i ho wed the picture of a soldier
Dressed up so rent and slick.
But there was one thing that was
They forgot to show the "pick."
They didn't show the fatigue clothes,
The rakes and shovels, too,
They didn t show the stables,
And the KMehen was not in the view,
Neath the tiopic sun and sheltering
PKIU KCT COM IDKNCK.
Knid People Have (*uud Keawn for
Do you know how—
To find quick relief from back-j
To corerct distressing urinary
To surely cure sick kidneys?
Just one way—your neighbors
Have you used Doan's Kidney:
Have proved tlu^u- worth in many
Here's Enid testimony.
Mrs. A. It. Nivison, .'125 E. Sonth
Park Ave., Enid, Okla., says:
"Doan's Kidney Pills are the only
preparation I would publicly en-
dorse. I have known of them for
three years and time has convinced
me of their merit. Both my hus- j
band and 1 have used Doan's Kidney,
1 i'ls with good results and they also
proved of benefit in the case of our'
little gir! who was troubled with a
kidney weakness. We are never
without a supply of this remedy is
jt'io bouse and find that it come, in
ihindv in checking .ail.ache jr nil*
I other symptom of kidney trouble.
I The cure effected in my daughter's
rase has remained permanent up to
the present time."
! For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo,
j Sew York, sole agents for the
. United States.
| Remember the name -Doan's—
md take no other.
I've tlio't i:iiii 1 I've cried,
Thai perhaps they y,< re in the i i<-: •
But on the other side.
It's the same old story every day
And tlie same old trumpet call,
A fid so it will keep on going
'Till the end and then that's all.
ItAllillT III NT AT HILLINGS.
5IMi Cotton Tails uiul Jack Rabbits
Were Hi/.m^bt in.
Billings, Okla., Jan. 27. A rabbit
hunt with an oyster supper to be
settled for the losing side was pull-
ed off dic ing the past week. Dan
Neil and Lorin Williams acted as
captains. Bright and early all start-
ed in gangs of twos and fours for
'NEWS OF THE
Using as Mourner She Strips Rings
From Hand of Corpse.
Philadelphia, Jan. 27. While... . . . , .. , ,
| their picked fields of battle. The
' 0,1 '"ticking of rabbit skins was to cease
kneeling beside the body of
old Annie Werner, which was being
viewed by a number of friends this
n I .w Rot ti: to sm thwkst.
V oakum Likes Co-Operation Be-
tween Roads and Farmers.
B. F. Ycakuni, chairman of the ex-
ecutive committees of the Rock Is-
land and the Frisco, who arrived in
St. Louis yesterday, after a
5 odock |i. m.. when all would «rlP 'hrourh the ho,ithwest, Bald that
start for the Hillings produce house |"'e ral'roads haVl' mad>' agreements
T™'"?- .M"?' I.,."Bh:'rly.0f .:,1r i to deliver their burdens and to be Iwlth the timers' Educational and
chalked up with points due them. t0~°')era"ve l n'on of Texas fcr pro-
Lorln Williams lost by 93 points. Inivldlng lra<'ks and facilities for hand-
all there were 596 cottontails and j "nK agricultural products. He ex-
jaekrabbtts brought in. They were l"'cs8ed special gratification over the
crated and shipped to Kansas Citv 1 <,°™0Ilt>rati°n between the carriers and
to be disposed or. ' 'tlle Producers.
„ | 111 coming to St. Louis. Mr. Yoak-
Marshall street, attempted to steal,
it is said, a number of rings from the
dead girl's hand.
The woman had galno:' entrance to
the house of mourning under the pre-
text of being a friend of the dead
girl. She was accompanied by John
Smith, of 1S82 Marshall street.
Both Smith and the woman were ar-
rested and held ill $1000 ball.
The parlor of the Werner home, at
1236 C'adwalder street, was throng-
ed with sorrowing friends and rela-
tives of the dead girl when the couple
made their appearance.
.I l> M \\ St It llll s
Italvliiy of Stillwater, !>ll Yeiti'j.
Old. Drunk farliollr Aclil.
um traveled over the Rock Island's
new line, 360 miles in length, be-
tween Little Rock, Ark., and Eunice,
La. This road connects with the
Frisco's new road between New Or-
j leans and Houston, forming a new
Stillwater, Okla., Jan. 27—J. C. route, via Memphis, between St
Barclay, a tailor, 90 years old, com- Li nis and New Orleans and Oalvea-
Weeping bitterly, Mary Dougherty milted suicide here this afternoon by 1 ton. He found the line In excellent
knelt beside the body for some time, drinking carbolic add During the condition.
Suddenly, according to the dead girl's morning he attempted to shoot him- j Mr. Yoakum, said that the Frisco
Paso will be formed. Under an ex-
isting traffic agreement these trains
will be operated over the El Paso &
Southwestern from Santa Rosa, N.
M., south of Tucumcari, to El Paso.
"Business conditions are gradual-
ly improving, but have not reached
normal," said Mr. Yoakum. "One of
the best assets that the country has
today Is a friendlier feeling towards
the corporate interests.
"I believe that the producer and
the transporter are the two factors
cr the country who should get closer
together. The former creates the
wealth of our nation and the latter
transports it, and thereis no reason
why the farmers, through their or-
ganizations, and the railroads
through their representatives, should
not discuss all matters between
themselves with a view of ascertain-
ing the best Interests of both.
"The prosperity of the country
originates with the prosperity of the
farmer, and the source of activity in
transportation and in trade is agri-
"Through the Farmers' Education-
al and Co-operative Union of Texas,
agreements have been made with the
railroad companies by which the rail-
roads furnish, without cost, all nec-
•ssary Biddings and track facilities
for the warehouses and storerooms
of the producers. Their relations
are friendly and they are working
together for their common Interest.
Personally, I am a strong believer
in such co-operation and think much
good will result from it."
mother, the woman raised the left
hand of the corpse and stripped sev-
eral rings from it. She was seized
by one of the members of the family,
who called Policeman Mertz.
Dl'itST I he only EXCLUSIVE! OP-
I'lCl.tN has the KKAI, COMFORT
mountings. 210 W. Randolph St.
self, but a young boy employed In and the Rock island will begin oper
the office saw him place the revol- atlng through trains from St. Louis,
ver against his temple and when the i Chicago and Memphis to El Paso in
cartridge failed to explode when he [ about eight months. The const rue-
snapped the gun was able to wrest It tlon of the Hock island extension
from him before he could make a from Wlldorado, Tex., to Tucumcari,
second attempt. Barclay has been In N. M., will be finished In six months,
Stillwater about fifteen years, and when the new, direct route from St!
is wldley known in this section. Louis, Chicago and Memphis to El
A Young Artiit.
Two e«otlemen meeting one day on
the stood idly talking when one
saW to the other: "Say, Ed, 1 wish
you .-(it'll see that little flve-year-old
girl ::t tula# draw. Say, she drew a
her. tils morning, and It was so natur-
al ilij len she threw It in the wusto
ba*««t, it laid there."—Judge.
Tills may be an age when time Is
money, but first reflect on the number
of useless questions which we ask
each other every day, and to which
we neither receive nor expect an-
Our Carload of
NOW is the time to put
in a supply ot high
grade Peas, Corn, To-
matoes and all kinds
of Canned Fruits at ex-
ceptionally low pri es.
The Model Grocery
and Meat Market
A. C. AHLSWEDF, Prop.
S. T. Snyder
Also everything in new
and second hand <;oods
To sell your goods.
See Our^ Hargains
209 So. Grsxnd
Great Removal Sale
Account Lumberman's Con-
vention January 26 to 28,
we will "Remove" all Iluo
Hoos and their friends frotn
Enid to Kansas City and
back to Enid for 50c on the
dollar or one fare for the
Round Trip $6 25
Tickets on sale Jan. 22d to
28, return limit Feb. 1st.
If you don't believe it, ask
W. H. COBLE, Agt.
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