Enid Daily Eagle. (Enid, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 149, Ed. 1 Friday, March 19, 1909 Page: 4 of 8
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W«I1 HAir.Y fcAC.LK, KItlK.W. MARCH in, l 0 .
Published ©very evening except Sun-
day, by the Eagle Printing and Pub-
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Entered lit the poiitotflce at Enid.
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Per Month . . .
One Year ....
Three Months (In Advance).
One Year (In Advance)
Hablt> to milk' u p<"ewl trip to Sicily
to clean out tin* island. When it is
recalled that in the midst ol the
San Juan tifc'ht he ejaculated, "By
God. boys, isn't this fun," one is
inclined 10 think he would consider
it a picnic to I>ul the Malta out or
ir Imperial paving is as good as
asphalt and coHts less, let's make
the change Hut no part of the city
can afford to experiment. It should
be left to the property owners who
40c must foot the hill and who will from
fi jjjthelr Re!f Interest make such an in
14.00vesication. If th<' property owners
conclusion. If the property owners
want the Imperial the rest of us have
fi 2ono right to object
Reports from (luthrle that Oov-
the right to re>rno|. HaHk«*ll Intends vetoing sever
his state and th«- maJigner of his
compatriots in the legislature, defied
him to prove anything against them,
and held him up to the scorn of the
Poker games at the Texas capital
will likely be more carefully guarded
during the rest of the session. It is
also probable that charges of bribery
will not be made openly by those
who know the facts. One must have
his evidence at hand before casting
such serious reflections.
I \ I,SK KFMKDIKS
With no thought else a moiety,
Nor, when bespoken, hears or heeds.
You know she reads society.
SCHOUL UNO SECRETARY
GEnilElDY FOR SALES
Despatches from Guthrie give the 1
following account of arrangements Guthrie, Okla.. March 19. Sec re
made for the wedding of Miss Fran- tary Cassidy, of the school land de
eea Haskell and Mr. Leslie Niblack:
A notable state wedding will lake
place on the evening of Wednesday,
March 31, when Miss Frances Has-
kell, daughter of Governor and Mrs.
Charles N. Haskell, will be united in
part men t, will begin this week or
ganizing a force to accomplish the
sale of the state's school lands, au
thorized under an act of the legisla
ture, recently approved by the gov
ernor, but which does not become ef
The Ragle res
Ject any advertising matter It may
deem Improper. Copy for display ad-al appropriation bills because ot tn
vertlaement* must be In the office by ,,t .i... i,..'iulntur«> hnvt
ten o.clock a m. to Insure publication• ' (,t ' ' bglsiatut. na\<
In the current Issue,
TKLKI'lIONKSi Business Office, No.
• *, editorial and news departments. No.
AddreHH all comunlcatlons to tho
Baffle or the Company—not to Indi-
In ordering the addresn of your pa-
per chanK,Ml. be sure to give old ae
well an new address.
Eastern Representative. William D.
Ward. Tribune Bldg., New York City.
The greatest building era ever
enjoyed by any city in the southwest
is about to be inaugurated in Knld.
A bird's eye view of the east side
looks like a lake covered with bright
chips, so numerous are the new res-
idences under construction there.
Kansas now has a bank guaranty
law and Nebraska Is about to enact
one, while Texas Is debating such
legislation. The situation provides
food for thought.
not yet been verified by the chief
executive. However, Governor Has-
kell Is too shrewd a man not to
know that he could do much lo right
himself with the people by cutting
the appropriations in half. He
would Incur the enmity of individual
committees perhaps but the taxpay-
ers would commend him for such
an act. However, the governor
should hit at some of the big sums,
if he wields the veto axe at all.
i*oki;i( playing \m> muii :u\
marriage to Mr. Leslie Gordon Ni- foctive until June 10. ninety days
Oklahoma Christian University
continues to forge its way to the
front and also to gain favor with
Knld people That is the finest de-
nominational institution in the
southwest, without exception.
The weather man has been guess-
ing very poorly on the climate In
this section the past few days. How-
ever. he has not been farther off
than when he told Taft Inauguration
day would be sunny and wann In
Popular interest has undoubted-
ly been aroused at last in the df
tails of the tariff law The peopl
are watching the present session of
congress very closely and will pass
judgment on the acts of lis mcunbers
at the polls.
According to dispatches from
Washington, all Rough Riders now
holding offices are to be retained
but no new ones appointed. Con-
sidering that practically all of them
have been appointed in the past
there is nothing very startling about
Have you sent out any of those
new post cards gotten up by W. II
Scarfff and the Chamber of Com-
merce. advertising Knld? Such un-
dertakings can only be made success-
ful by co-operation of the public.
Bvery citizen of Knld should send
out a few.
f the Mafia keep on tbreaching
kill Roosevelt that gentleman is
Within the last week the state of
Texas has been somewhat aroused
by charges of corruption and bribery
made against its elected representa-
tives in the state legislature. Ac-
ording to stories from Austin the
Texas solons in order to insure not
being caught at accepting bribes, re-
sorted to a means of deception well
known to men of their class in Ok-
lahoma and probably in every other
state in the Union. This means is
the fake poker game. UluHtration of
the operation of this method is said
to have been supplied often during
the early days of Oklahoma when
the railroads were seeking to get leg-
islation enacted by the body of state
lawmakers and were willing to pay
a small per cent of the benefits to
be derived to the men who favored
them by enacting the desired laws
A representative of the railroads
would Invite a few members of the
legislature to a room in a hotel to en-
gage in a game of poker. The cor-
poration agent with marked court-
esy would deal the cards and would
very frequently be so unlucky as
to lose a big stake to his friends- Of
course the winners congratulated
themselves that they were so fortu-
nate and took the money. The next
day there would be more invitations be
to other solons and more winnings.
The corporation agent seldom drew
a good hand and the lucky solons
were well pleased with their exper-
iences at the "gentleman's game."
Many of them accumulated quite a
roll before the session closed.
One of the Texas solons who got
on the inside and observed the win-
nings of these poker games "peach-
ed." To his dull wits the transac-
tion had the appearance of bribery
and he said so His fellow members
of the state's law making body were
terribly shocked at his Insinuations
and called him to account. Then he
learned that he could prove nothing,
the others held all the evidence and
he was In bad The poker players
denounced him as the traducer of
W. .1 Bryan and other democratic
leaders of national reputation have
been endeavoring of late to have es-
tablished in some manner in such
cities as Chicago, Kansas City and
smaller Industrial centers democratic
dallies which would set forth the
claims of that party upon the masses
for votes, it has been asserted that
the greatest reason for a falling off
in the vote of the democracy in the
national election has been the lack
of such party organs. There is much
truth in this statement. The people
look to the news agencies for their
Information and when the news
agencies express opinions the voters
listen and are influenced according-
ly. All public men know and re-
But does there not appear to bo
something very superficial in the
remedy suggested by Mr. Bryan and
his followers? A review of the
past few years, taking the mere rec-
ord of history, will show that the
greater number of financial failures
in the newspaper world in the very
section Mr. Bryan would have sup
plied with democratic journals, have
been among papers of this faith, and
also that the reason that this section |the state house
is not supplied with journals
staunchly advocating policies are so
policies is that these polisles are so
unpopular with the masses and with
the buisness Interests that news-
papers find it fatal to stay by them.
Democratic dailies in the north and
middle west have become independ-
ent in their tone and many of them
have given up the party alliance en-
tirely With his usual disregard for
the fundamental laws of finance Mr.
Bryan now proposes to re-establish
black, editor and owner of the Guth-i
It will be a state event and the re-
ception immediately following the
ceremony promises to be elaborate, j
the arrangements being in charge of
the officials of the state administra-!
There will be no invitations is-
sued for the wedding, but an exten-
sive invitation list has been prepared
for the reception which will be given
by the slate officials.
The wedding ceremony will he
performed at S o'clock, and the re-
ception will take place a half hour
later. Chief Justice Mathew J.
Kane, of the state supreme court,
will officiate and the state house will
be the scene of the event. All of the
rooms of the upper and lower floors
will be thrown together and profuse-
ly decorated with the season's floral
offerings. The employes of tho state
house will be given a holiday, while
the decorations nre being made. The
after the legislature's adjournment.
In the meantime the school laud de-
partment is required by the act to
advertise the sale for three issues In
at least three agricultural journals
of national circulation, in one news-
paper of the state of general circu-
lation ami in one newspaper publish-
ed In the county where the land is
situated. It is also required to issue
a pamphlet giving descriptions of the
land, the locations by counties, to-
gether with the improvements and
Mr. Cassidy believes the work can
be accomplished with the force the
department now has, but it will take
time to complete the lists and make
adjustments. The land has already
been classified as grazing and agri-
Although it will be several months
before the state may begin realizing
upon the land sales, provision was
made by the legislature in the Red-
wine bill to afford ready money for
.FOB SORES® ULCERS
inent ot sores and ulcers of every kind. ^ince an ' _Mn(v ,i.e blood is
blood is responsible lor the trouble, a medicine tha . p > only
the only hope of a successful cure; and it should lie a ™ .j ^lood to
cleanses the circulation, but one that at the same tun . iv jt js
its normal, rich, nutritive condition. S. S S. is ins such a
made entirely of healing, cleansing vegetable properties, -
lure's roots, herbs and barks of the forest and fields. 11 has 1.DM Seen
recognized as the greatest of all blood purifiers, P" '■s K nitrified
necessary to remove everv impurity in the blood. \\ hen > • S. ■ P
the circulation, and strengthened and enriched it sores and ulcere fce.il reau
ily and surely, because they are no longer fed and kept openbya continual
discharge into them of irritating disease-laden matter from the blood, b. o, o
brings .bout a healthy condition of the
nourishing blood and makes a permanent and lasting c.
and Ulcers and any medical advice mailed free to all win
THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO,
Book on Sores
huge bell in the executive apart-
ments. The entire military and per-
sontal staff of the governor, will offi-
ciate as ushers and attendants un-
der the direction of Adjutant Gen-
eral P. M. Canton, while company
• D" of Guthrie, will be on duty at
these papers on an already proved | room, who is a past exalted ruler of
The First Regimental band will
discourse music at the state house,
and for the wedding the Capital City
orchestra supplemented by talented
violinists and pianists, will officiate.
The newly married couple will
leave on the 11:30 Santa Fe train
for New Orleans, and from thence
sandy foundation with
ure before them.
If the democracy wants to have Its
share of great journals upholding its
principles it must cast aside the
fallacies advocated during the period
Mr Bryan has been leading It and
get on solid ground. When a paper
can espouse the democratic side and
support its position with sound ar-
gument and strong reason there will
plenty of democratic dallies In
all parts of the country. Today the
big democratic papers exist almost
solely In those sections where the
people vote the ticket because of the
anti-negro feeling and think of little
else in elections. Where there is
not a field in which a paper can play
to race prejudice and cater to the
memories of the Confederacy, the
organs of democracy are few.
This country needs two strong po-
litical parties and doubtless will
have them. It needs them for mutu-
al check on each other. But these
parties to exist and maintain their
hold on the public must advocate
something which appeals to the vot-
er as sane and just. The demo-
cracy must either come to that
standard or democratic dailies will
continue to die out until Mr. Bryan
will have the party's field of journ-1
alism to himself as h<
has today its platform leadershii
eremony will be performed under new institutions. It provides for is-
suance of land warrants with inter-
est bearing coupons attached, the
former being a lien against the land
funds. The issue will draw per
cent interest, having the same status
as state warrants and, if anything,
more readily negotiable than bonds.
The first idea of tb. i «H<inture in-
volved an issue of debenture bonds,
the payment of which was to be
pledged by notes and mortgages of
the land purchasers, but was aband
oned for the warrant scheme, the lat-
ter less complicated and furnishing a
more satisfactory route. All Okla-
homa warrants are selling at par or
better and are eagerly sought by
The sale will place upon the mark-
et 1,62 J.Go.", acres of school and pub-
lic building land, or about 52 per
cent of the public land of the state.
The greater part of it is now leased
to farmers and stock raisers.
FINE STOCK ARRIVINGI
FOR THE COMING SHOW
The bride will be attended by her
sisters, Misses Lucy and Jane Has-
kell. Miss Gussle Welch of Muskogeo
and Miss Ruby Canon. Lieutenant-
Governor Bellamy will act as best
man. No invitations will be Issued
i to administration officials in and out
of the city, and the reception and ar-
rangements thereof will be in com-
plete charge of the officials of the
administration and their wives.
The reception will continue from
S:;i0 until 10:30 o'clock after which
a party will be given in the Elks
COM)K\SKI STATEMENT OF THE CONDITION' OF THE
BANK OF ENID
As made to the Satte Bank Commissioner at Close of Business February
Loans and Discounts
Government Bonds to Secure Enid National Circulation . .
Furniture and Fixtures
Government Bonds . . . $..0,000.00
Premium Government Bonds 6,449.4£
Due from United States 150.00
Warrants, Garfield County, Enid School and
Enid City 70,699.60
Cash and due from Banks 326,154.75
INCREASE IN DEPOSITS SINCE LAST STATEMENT. NOV. 27.
1908, NOT INCLUDING GOVERNMENT DEPOSITS, #1 HI.860.89.
Capital Stock $100,000.00
Circulation, Enid National Bank 100,000.00
Interest, Exchange and Profits 7,370.77
Goevrnment Deposit 45,000.00
We, O. J. Fleming, President, Frank H. Letson, Cashier, do solemnly
swear thaj the above statement is true.
0. J. FLEMING. President.
FRANK II. LETSON. Cashier.
Subscribed in my presence and sworn to before me this 9th day of
February, 1909. ELVA POLSLEY, Notary Public.
My commission expires January 15, 1912.
Secretary Frank Kirk returned I
will sail on the Oceana Easter cruise this morning from Fort Worth. Tex.. ,
to Havana, San Juan. St. Thomas.' where he has been attending the
Bermuda and other points in the stock show. Mr. Kirk said he had |
West Indies. good success in advertising the Enid j
- fair and induced Giltner Brothers,
exhibitors of fine horses, to come to
At the home of Mrs. Dave Codlin j Enid with their exhibit of 23 head
yesterday afternoon, Mesdames Cod i 0f tine horses after they had decided
lin, Hall. Fordyce and Wilkin*, the | to cut Enid out.
newly elected officers of the Royal | The Giltner Brothers have taken
club delightfully entertained the many prizes with their exhibit at the
members of that organization. Dec I Fort Worth fair. The fair in Fort
orations were done in green ana Worth will close Saturday night and
dhlte, the club colors. An unlimit- j the exhibitors that Mr. Kirk induced
ed number of amusements were pre- j to come to Enid will ship their stock
Easter right oil here. Two cars of horses
were received this morning for the
pared by the hostesses.
egg hunt afforded much merriment
about the fair One car was from D. M. Thom-
as. of Canton. 111., and the other one
was from Dr. Phillips, of Martins-
Secretary Frank Kirk took
the eggs being hidden
rooms in every conceivable plac<
the guessing contest first prize
won by Mrs. Shelton and second by
Mrs. Oaks, the only club Rest
in the afternoon a dainty luncheon
was served in two courses.
Late!care ol theni a,! right and says h(;
will take care of all that arrives and
they will be coming thick and fast
from now until the 25th.
Cleaning Up Booming House*
A pure, wholesome,
reliable Grape Cream of
Tartar Baking Powder
The cream ol tartar used in Dr. Price's Baking
Powder is in the exact lorm and composition in
which it occurs in the luscious, heallhlul grape.
Improves fhe flavor
and adds to the heallh-
tulness of the food
No .Alum JVo lime
By Birdie McKenzie
Mll.\l>\ BEADS Till IWPEIl.
The Security dub held an inter-
actically I eating and enjoyable meeting yester-j
I day with Mrs. A W. Daniels at her chief of Police Thrasher accora-
! home 111 East Oak street. Fancyj jmnled by Officer Bebb and Miller
'work comprised the diversion during! started out at ttvo o'clock this morn-
the first half of the afternoon, fol- jQK t() t lean out some of the rooming
lowing which the mysterious bundle |IOuses in the business districts. The
was introduced, which resulted in: xorth Side rooming house was visited |
Miss Hazel Sacrider being winner, by) n rsj ;md two arrests made. Then J
! guessing the exact article. Before
adjournment refreshments were serv-
i ed in two courses. Guests were Mrs
Sacrider and Miss Hazel Sacrider.
11 you will watch ray lady scan
The paper, by well heeding
Milady's countenance you can
Near tell what she is reading.
If carelessly a page she flicks.
With slightly bored expression.
That It was full of politics
You know by that confession.
Then if sudden interest
She studies many a minute
You know she's found an "ad" with
And Illustrations in it.
the officers visited the Missouri,
rooming house, the American, tho I
Eureka and several others and more j
j arrests followed.
Those arrested were arraigned be- ,
vt the home'of the brides parent, fore .Indue Voorhees this morning. :
' In farrier, yesterday afternoon at l Chief Thrasher says he is deter- |
o'clock. Miss Marie lVttersen of that, mined to clean
out these rooming j
I place, was' united "in" marriage to Mr j houses and they had better .Improve j
Parley Edwnrds of this city. F«"nw or else they will be visited <ontin-|
ing the ceremony the bride and
groom came to this city where a re-
ception was given them last night at
the home of Mr. S Kdwards, the fath-
or of the groom.
Mr*. John Curran was the pleasing,
hostess to the Colonial club yester-j
day afternoon. Following the
If. turning a new page, she views
It hastily and sniffing
You know it is the market news
Or else of sport and biffing.
But if. past this, true eagerness
Milady's bright eye flashes
You know It is of actresses
i She reads, or else of fashions
ually until there Is a stop.
\ii I.niil Pioneer Surprised.
Charles Cloff of St Joseph. Mo.,
who was the original settler on the
Sbrock place near this city and who
left Enid in 1806 passed through the
city this morning 011 his way to New
Mexico to purchase some land. Mr j
Cloff was surprised to see that Enid
had grown so much since his depart
ure thirteen years ago and marvelled
at the number of buildings that bad
been constructed and were in the!
ourse of construction. He says he
sidal hour spent in fancy work and
conversation, the ladies were Invited
into the dining room, where an elab-
orate violet luncheon was served. The
cool bare surface of the dining table
flecked only with cluny pieces, dotted ^ ^
with many promiscuously strewn ^ never seen anything like Rnid'.--1
violets affored a pretty Ak
an apporpiate centerpeio
• ally arranged bowl of vioiei* ^ n. c. S|H>ciul Session
• seen, while violet place cards
i When studious and pu tl«d. why done in water colors marked ,-ovtn: Th# w R c. wiU hold a special
Pip editorial column; laid for twelve. Guests of the aner- Hpai|on Saturday afternoon, at three
When moved to smile or deeply sigh ■ noon were Mrs. II. D. I o'clock
•Tis \erse. the "cute'" or solemn. jC.eorge Ko/.elle of Fort \\orth lex O
__pp.pr . | Mrs \\ / Smith and Mrs (,tant hI NTBR'S CREAM M«Ol B at
! Hut when with gaze transfixed she j Hodgden. [Perry's Phone 494. 1 •
. . growth.
L« an artisti
'OUNG or old, stout or slim, tall or short,
we can drape your manly charms with
a spring suit that, will accentuate your
good points and charitably conceal
The new Spring models teem with style,
grace, beauty of design, sprigtliness of pattern
and solid comfort for the wearer
Every model has been finished by artists
and not a flaw is to be found in all our stock.
Here you will find prices to tempt your
purse and clothing excellence to tempt every in-
stinct of good" taste.
It will pay you well [to become acquainted
with our new lines of Spring clothing.
Read the big ad. on page three.
The wide awake merchants are
helping edit the Eagle tonight and
you should read every word they
have to say to you.
Karl Michael, age i!0, Manchester.
Ooldle Singleton, age 20, Munches-
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