El Reno Daily American. (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 19, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 5, 1909 Page: 1 of 4
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I SEVENTEENTH YEAR
EL RENO, OKI/Hi HA. THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 1909
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PAl'KKKS \\ I \ SENSATIONAL
LONG DISTANCE G.VMK
SIMPSON IN GOOD TRIM
hit was orotested by Pittsburg who do any barm to the baseball business.
! claimed it a foul, I,amirs safe* by The manager of the El Re team i.i-
Meiedith's error and runners advanc-j formed tin \;i • n-un da that
t'd. Lavine came on Hendley's fly the republishing o: ;lie Springliel 1
and both runners advanced. The Republican's story about the suiu
EL RENO SOI Til IVWV NEYEIt
FALTERED DlltlNG LONG
Hums Brings in Winning ICian With
Single to Deep (Vnter,—Field*
ing oil Both Sides is Fast
Burns broke up one of the fast-
est and most sensational games ever
seen ai Peach Park, when in the last
half of the fourteenth inning yester-
day he drove a clean single into deep
center, scoring Luedes and winning
the game. A small sized crowd wit-
nessed the game, but the fans made
up in enthusiasm what they lacked
in numbers and the Packers as well
as the visitors kept the spectators
cheering most of the time.
Willie Simpson, the El Reno south
paw, mad.- his debut into league
company yesterday, and never has a
twirler stepped oa the local diamond
that in u«y wise ou.shorn* the home j
talent slab artist. Simpson had not j
been seen in action here for some
time a..d he was considered an un-1
known quantity both because of his j
youthful age and limited experience
in fast company Hut the clever lit-
tle pitcher gained the confidence and
support of the fans from the start; !
lie kept the hits well scattered and
pulled out of difficult situations
out faltering for a moment.
steady, unswerving delivery
weakened and to his work is 1:
due yesterday's victory. The
bemud Hi 111 was perfect.
The game abounded in sensation-
al plays. Halenti shone in center
with seven put outs to his credit.
Luedes and Lavine were fast at a'.'
stages and the visitors second base-
man snatched victory from the Pack-
ers several times by sensational
catches. Hendley made a beautiful
running catch when support was
Wakely beat out a bunt, which
Simpson expected to roll foul. Katzhine,
sacrificed. Wakely went to third on ! Lued
wild pitch. Kelly struck out. Third
strike called on Watson
stole home nicely.
crowd hissed when Lavine was c
ed out for leaving third too soon.
Addington hit to Meyers.
Halenti jumped for Watson's drive
and held it, a beautiful catch, Mey-
ers hit to Halenti who buried it nice-
ly. Ury hit high and Landes took
Simpson was called out, Halenti
got his second clean hit, Farrell hit
for two bases, Halent i going to
third. On Luedes' bunt Halenti was
out at the plate, Luedes stole, Lavine
out at first.
Hilgree swung wide, Hums made
a nice catch of W. Kelly's high one
into right. Meredith hit into Balen-
Hums hit into Watson's hands,
Landes hit the same place with same
result, Henley was killed by Meyers.
Hendley made a splendid running
catch of Wakely's drive, Simpson
struck Katz and aiso the heavy hit-
ting Pitts liirg second baseman.
Meyers made an almost impossible
catch of Addington's short fly, the
right fielder also took Simpson's fly.
Halenti drove a hot one over second.
Farrell beat out a hit, the Indian
going to third, Luedes liit to Watson.
Watson safe in spite <>:' Luedes I
beautiful stop, Mewrs sacrificed,]
first, Simpson struck Bll-
pulied off in the Miss
week ago had ruined
in El Reno. We shouli
that the indifferent w
heme team in the last
games had jtf«t about
ishing touches : the v
in El Item Un* . e>.
that of yes to. lav v ill
d rather say
.ork of the
put 'he II n-
h tuition like
Jj a whole
lot towards ieviving the enthusiasm
of the fain. That Springfield story
may have been a fake and we hope
it was; but it ennu to pe American
as straight d pe and was leprinted
for what it, was worth. Manag r
Virson says 'hat none a the p aye, >
c. ank anyihiiig stio -gei* than Ozark
wmer during he .->i nugficlo series,
a\d Halley Knows.
Standing of the flubs
Guthrie . . .
Sapulpa . .
EL HE.NO .
IS SERVtl) WITH WRIT OF MANDAMUS
PAVING COMPANY PUSHING THEIR SUIT
C ONNELLY S Hil l. OF EXTRAS IS
CONTRACiOR TALKS SOME
IE \\ ANTS TIIE HI LI
Enid, Ok la
r « 39..
....50 4 5
.... 4 9 4 (J
.... 49 4G
.... 30.... GO
. Aug. 4 The
ors had no men
and when the
Mid fourteen hits
.200 005 002 9
ultz and Harrin
Property Owners W ill l e Forced
Pay Twenty-live Per tent Fine
For Huihling of Sidewalks by
Th writ of m*iiAii4«« MMnd fcy
t«l " """ "
■, iVi A 'v.fin* mtkfnf it
iiig of II
i g anil proi ideil f h
realize that great things are obt;
only at the price of great labor
-acriflce, and he has brought his
pie to see it also. Not only hai
pastor labored unflagglngl.v to
the necessary funds, but he has
aside his clerical robes, put on
habiliments of a laborer, and
Paul of old, lias worked days
lays with his hands, helping flu
chanica' part of lie work along The
dedication ceremony this morning
was most impressive. Hut the climax
came when the devoted pastor step-
ped out before the people. Catholic
and Protestant, and told them that
because all had helped him in giving
t.) Kingfisher this beautiful church.
httj' best efforts would eve.- be given t
*ld any wormy -uau*c the city put
forward Thty were not ldlt words,
ng a d killii
Thompson, his sister,
s the I Donald put a bullet throug
raise temple last night.
laid The tragedy occurred
i the Thompson home a mile a
like | northeast of Chickasha
Mrs. McDonald anil Mrs
were In a cow shed milk in
ing to the story of the former,
the two men were in the barn
his brother in
/Veiv Mime on Part of
Attorneys Means that
Case Must be I tied on
its Merits at once and
shot and Thompson cr
Mrs. Thompson rushed
and McDonald shot her
Mrs. McDo laid ti
en heard a
■ >1 for help,
to the scene
n the breast.
| Clevela. Trill
| attorneys, Olllc
secured an a ',
uius from Judg
i iisntion « I tin
........1 .. . II.I ^T^r«w tfco MMtgtUtt
vvrtPT rtiwhslimef lr~ ,.!■
For a layman who is not a Catholic
the task of telling the story of the
dedication of this, the finest church,
it is said, in all Ok ahoma. Is well
nigh impossible. One can speak only
in a superficial manner. The church
nill who not.ill
Ju. M cDonal
en hearing on *
I lie n sul.it jon
ck at high
or two' -
Kelly led off with a
acrificcd, Wakely h
but Kelly stumblet
as held there, Katz wnlffed J.
Kelly pepped to Lavine.
Addington hit high to left. Simp-
son popped to J. Kelly, Ha enti hft
high to Katz.
Watson hit safe, Meyers sacrificed.
Ury was hit and went to first, Hil-
gree struck while Watson a:.d Ury
worked a double steal, W. Kelly out
Farwell rolled to Ury who touched
the base, Lie-des hit along third base
*avine fouled to W. Kelly,
stole and Burns broke up the
game with a clean liiL to center scor-
ing Luedes and winning the game.
Score by innings:
Hall and Blanke.
ville lost here t
Bartlesville ...010 000 01
Guthrie 000 201 230
Batteries: Bailiant and
hill; Geist and Clifton.
8 13 -
hit. Luedes flew to Wake!
Meyers drove on- int
Farrell I 12 3 4
10 11 12 13 14
one, Bilgen out at first.
Lavine skied to Wat
safe at second on Bilgen's
Burns had third stolen when Landes
.fouled one, following with a tough
foul waicli Kelly graboed, Henley
hit high to Meyers.
Kelly out at first, Meredith walk-
ed, Wake y hit high to Lavine and
was out, Meredith out stealing.
Addington hit into Watson's hands
Simpson walked and Pollard ran for
him, Balenti singled, Pollard going
to second, Farrell popped out, Pol-
lard going to third, Balenti stole
Leudes walked, Lavine hit to third,
Katz hit safe over second, J. Kelly
bunted a pop fly to Lavine while at-
tempting to sacrifice, Watson hit
Katz going to second, Meyers hit for
two bases, Katz scoring, Ury's
grounder bounced off Addington's
knees, Meyers scoring, Ury out steal-
ing, Bilgren walked, Lavine made
beautiful stop of W. Kelly's ground-
er retiring Bilgen at second.
Burns out at first, Landes hit high
to Wakely, Henley went to second on
Bilgen's wild throw and fumble, T.
Kelly made fast stop of Aldington's
grounder and retired the runner.
I ill ti Dining
Meredith out at fir
struck , Katz hit and to
id, .1 Kelly foule
base-hit. Lavine; two-'
ers, Wakely, Luedes 2.
on balls off Meredith, 2
2; Hit by Simpson
struck out by Mer
son, 12; stolen be
Uni pi i
. AB It
I PO A E
.... 7 0
3 7 0
... 7 0
3 1 0
3 1 2
... 7 1
2 3 2
. . . G 0
1 14 3
. . . . G 0
0 1 0
Addington 2 b....
. . . . G 0
0 4 2
.... 5 0
0 0 2
57 4 1
. . AB R
1 PO A
. . . . 6 0
2 3 0
. . . . G 1
1 1 3
.J Kelly 2b
. . . . G 0
0 4 G
.... 6 1
3 G 0
. . . . G 1
1 3 0
... 5 0
0 15 0
. . . . 5 0
0 1 2
W. Kelly c
. . . . G ti
1 8 1
.... 3 0
0 0 2
8 4 1 14
e hit in
i 1 in tin
OFTSIDE THE Hit; FENCE
Surely no one would light to hold
is job a* manager of the Phillies.
The Cincinnati Reds are a trouble-
>me crew for the Pittsburg Pirates
I to handle.
I President John Hovey of the Bos-
ton Nationals is taking the western
trip with his team.
Christy Matthewson of the Giant-.,
pitched greai ball his first time o«u
after the injury to his hand.
Joe Doyle, the Yankee twister, can
not help being as slow as molasses.
II.. nsed to play in the buckwhea"
Vic Willis is taking things easy a:
present but will jump in later and
help hold the Pirates down on the
The Washington team looks as
good as any team in the American
league—when they are facing a cam-
Nap Rucker has been doirg bril-
liant pitching for Brooklyn of late.
When Nap has his favorite stuff oa
the ball the heavy hitters are help-
For the first time in 30 years Bos-
ton w 11 have a genuine Beanvllle
* aitc-Ty. Eddie Karger and Tommj
Ma/den both were born in Boston.
After the National Commission
gets through considering his case
Mike Donlin will not be able to play-
ball more than five or six months
Editors in the American associa-
tion circuit feel the "creeps" coming
on- them every time they publish the
A. A. standing. The race is so hot
they fear the percentage table will
set fire to the paper.
Mitchell, the Toronto catcher who
is to be given a trial by tne New York
Americans, was a pitcher in the
Nine. Iran league several years ago
and afterwards pitched for a time in
the National legue.
li the National and American
league fans could see the pennant
rat es now In the Eastern league and j
the American association they would
h ail da Meredith Was c
Simpioa popped to .1 Kelly,
lentl hit high to Watson, T. I
Wal<"ly struck oat, <,; -a
plau«c) KaL popped to Le u le
Kelly hit high to Farrell.
Luedes repeated for two has
| l>+ -ti e t I !),. : .1 f ill, !i t ? Not
j Hilly; he put 'em straight over.
J \ d d I K. * 1 y fatten li Is batting av-
1 er:uj at our Billy's expense? The
jolll nl .score-keeper declares that
.! Kelly never got to first.
' La was the ubject of a good
| .!• al •> ' u >.'ust criticism when h-? wan
J t ying li's be-t to fill the gap at short
a po l.tti .I.ai he never did pre
tei I to play Hut did you notice his
sty I•1 b iiiud thi bat? We reckon
that maybe Landes ain't some back-
vine beat out a bunt, Luedes ,\.,oing j stop.
to reach tile
ilion was read (
« il and \ Iderinan \ i. h<,L
introduced i res< mtie u
' Ih' pa \ ing sit until
mentioned proeerdiiigs of tin «i iin-
eil lit date and the lie ' -sii> |« |> niislr-
:ng 11. <-a>e (u a '|UM«ly trial, the
stnn'ts i. Ing in a • .•«I condition aim
the slopping of \\ i ik rcsuliiiig in in-
i«" v <• l p- ly itum is. M,.. Niehol-
SI II requested in his resolution that a
op v °l the resolutle-u be nuailcdj
disirhl Jiid^e ( ai i i > I(he < l« i k
and lb. ( a copy • i res<.lulion asking
iininei ia(e (rial he lib <1 in each of the
cases now pending in district court.
rhis is the tirst oflieial action take*.
I .v the city council in t 1#. mailer and
pills thai body on record as d. niand-
i u a ijiii(Ti soluti >n of the present
Iroilhlc if such Is possible.
The bill of the El Reno Water Co.
for $2,375 for water and $492.14 for
lowering pipes was finally allowed.
Then the bill of the Connelly com-
pany for $892.13 for extras was tan
l up and again the contractor and
alderman Stoneman slightly mixed
em 111) during the discussion of the]
bill. For some of the improvements,
it is alleged, the El Reno Interurnan
on)pany promised to pay, and fori
this reason the council balked on al-
lowing the bill. "I have notmng to
do with the street car company,
said Connelly; "| either want the
bill turned down or disallowed to-
Don t try to bulldoze the coun-
cil. said Mr. Stoneman, and aftei
some words the bill was referred to
the city attorney for consideration.
I he petition of property owners
for the extension of Mitchell avenue
from Jenkins to Watts street was re-
ported upon by the street and alley
committee. The latter recommend-
ed that the avenue be extended pro-
vided abutting proprty owners do-
nated the right of way, the city to
build the bridges.
1 he street and alley committee
then brought up the J. \v. Maher
controversy relative to improvements
within the fire limits. The com-
mittee reported that they found im-
improvenients had been made after
the owner had been fined once for so
doing and recommended 'that the
chief of police be instructed fo tear
down such improvements at the own-
er's expense, if within five days, the
owner of the property did not do so.
No action was taken upon the re-
The- estimate of the Cleveland-
Trinidad company for over $117,000
expended up to August 1st was ac-
Then the question of building side-
walks was taken up. Street Com-
missioner Guion returned to the
council notices that had not been
complied with. The council referred
the matter to the city attorney with
the recommendation that the side-
walk ordinance be amended and side-
walks then be built at the propertv
owners expense with penalty, The
council then adjourned until the next
regular meeting night.
F.L RENO CHOIR
sr. J'i;u:it \M> I'M i.'s imi'iii >s.
IVKI.v m i ni; \ i t i,
ill a i|uarer j
J. W. Her-'
e The Me- ! f
Thonip- i f ,
"nlng officials of tho
ad Co. through their
e, Libby and Gillette,
lative writ of manda-
' 'am. v to J A.LaBry-
the city of El Reno,
i immediately on re-
'it to execute to the
some $91,o00 worth
' of the
row de l to t he
r must appear
the ii-it.li day
x the opening
n was taken by the paving
ii,in- ans to secure a quick
IP "estte.- ttlh op-
Oi * T ic lir*.
«iii * hi.' I ii -vlU
i tent ion
1 a t i
Donald is held pendi
iu vest i
FOR GOOD SUM
1-1 Mil Mil
S \l IK.IIT I'li.Wl
WATt'll \NI> KOKTV
liii l Hrenks Int4> l/N-ker and .Make
<«ood His l'lsen|H>—No fine Thus
with their Catholic brothei
showed their pride In tills new-
beautiful. Bishop Maescheart pre-
sided over the ceremonies, assisted
by a large number of Catholic clergy-
men from a distance. The music
was furnished by the choir of the E
Reno church, and all lovers of music
are enthusiastic in their praise of the
rendition of the musical numbers by
the talented body of singers. The
Rt. Rev. Bishop Maesliear. preached
a plain sermon, in the course of which
he spoke many words of encourage-
ment and congratulation, to those
who had labored so faithfully in
building the church. After the ex-
ercises were over, all were invited to
the park, where a picnic was in pro-
gress, and the crowd bad a pleas i it
social gathering. The dedication
will long be remembered in- local an-
nals, and no one will lose a chance
to en ier the beautiful new Kinllsher1 thief broke open the lock while he
was outside attending to work about
i the plant. The robbery was report
Jed at once to the police, but thus far
j the thief has not been located.
The police were unusually active
last night as ii was reported that a
band of criminals were in the city.
Tuesday night Fred Sears saw two
men (limbing through the skylight
over Kelso's department store and
frightened the men away. Tho same
gang was reported to be in the city
last night hut they were not seen and
no robberies were reported.
inpan> at least opens the way
dy trial and a possible settle-
i t lie • i-ious sii nation El Reno
Ward, engineer at the plain
El Reno light company was
robbed ear \ yesterday morning ot
li« sum of forty dollars and his gold
watch. Ward had the money and
itch in ,i coat in his locker and the
REFUSES TO TALK
SON Ol \<illD I \R\IHH SAYS LIT-
TLE ABOIT TUALEDY
Cause of Shooting; Is Subject of Spec-
ulation Hut Thought to be Aitrih-
utable to Insanity
Chickasha, August 4. Special
George McDonald, son of the double
murderer, who Is held pending inves-
tigation. says little tonight about the
tragedy and speculation Is rife as to
the probable outcome of his examina-
tion. The general opinion Is that
the old man who did the killing «as
Brown has earned a good rest.
There Is no better backstop In the
business, but he has been worked too
hard since the team was transferred
to El Reno. Keep Brown on the
coach line for a few days and he will
get back into the game with all kinds
A pair of two-baggers and a sin-
gle wasn't bad for you, Leudes.
STILL SPENDING SCHOOL LAND HONEY
Grave Charges Made Against Admin-
istration does not stop the
o.iie of the st:
lands to four pe
Th- app.ication for a writ of man-
damus . ts up all the proceedings
of the mayor and the council from
the first signing of the contract and
showing the duty of [he mayor to
sign the bond and deliver them to
the company in accordance with the
action of the council made on the
6th day of duly, 1909, allowing an
estimate of $91,258.77 and shows
bis refusal to sign and deliver the
As stated above, it will be the du-
ty of the mayor to answer this writ
on the ninth day of August and he
may put the issue thus leaving the
proof of all proceedings to the pav-
ing coinpain as plaintiffs. The may-
or will doubtless set up every claim
thus far made against the validity
of the contract.
This offers a speedy solution of
the legislation which is so mater-
ially affectiiig the city today and will
be welcomed by all fair minded cit-
izens as a worthy move. It i under-
stood the mayor will push tie legis-
lation to a final trial at once in face
of the opportunity now offered him.
If judgment Is rendered against
him and he thinks there is any hier-
It in an appeal he will doubtless ap-
peal at once to the supreme court.
That court will, In all probability,
at once advance the case for hear-
ing and we may then hope to have
the many charges made against the
proceedings of the city council and
the contract with the paving compa-
ny settled at an early date. If the
courts sustain the proceedings and
the contract there will be no need of
any action by the council In. relation
to the existing assessment. If the
courts hold the contract and pro-
ceedings void then the assessment
will fall with it and if the assess-
ments have been certified up to the
treasurer for collection because they
have not been paid on September 1st,
to the city clerk, the treasurer can-
not collect these assessments on be*
ing officially Informed of the result of
the court's adverse decision.
The mayor had intended leaving
next week on a vacation trip but it
is understood he will remain, in the
!'i'y now until the case Is carried
i through to a finish We be'ieve all
pa i . s 'liter, -ted are acting in good
<1 ii-at there will be no un*
j nee ary delay iu I he coming trial.
'ending ten thousa
ind m ii v i pay!
>1 la I de
«d in sue;
w i i n riiiv i it.
Hugo Kelly and Era®
meet in N'ev Orleans on*
Bob Eltzsimmons is
his farm and umpiring ;
now and then.
Billy Delaney, who reci
le \\ ho
iph for INistor and
;i\c Labi i ed for Vi
III' the (.onI
ball game Kingfisher Midge
j To day marks an epoch In the his-
ntly retired tory of Sts. Peter an I Paul's churci
eel 111 trip.
:• general offlct
aver will return
'ral days trip to
as a fight manager, has a paying el- (Catholic) In
gar business in Oakland. California. ; the i mgregatl
John L. Sullivan is visiting his si?- ( worked under
ter in the Koxbury d'strict or Boston able difficulties in
and meeting Md friends of his boy- a place or worship.
hood days. ed as tnough defeat would be the re
Haskell had the whip hand an. act
was passed autnorizlng the re-ap-
praisctnen; of the state's school Ian Is.
This was an unnecessary provision,
ihls city. For years for plats of nil school lands were
n of this church have j even then on file In the state offices,
almost unsurmount- Following this action by the legisla-
ln order to acquire ture, however, $100,000 school land
At times It seem- money was spent to r< -appraise the
ley had 1
islng the a
1 lition tc
Enid, J. V
1'rank Lame, former champion ku t, bat out of this seeming defeat i When the second legislature met
lightweight, Is going to bring Mar- victory has come, to the joy of Kath- the report, oft he school land appraiser. for the ensuing year that In man;
eel Moreau, a young French welter- er Clias. Uoetxlnger and his people, was gone over and the school land de-. stair os they wil prove confis .
-eight, with him when he returns The.
was deserved. Father . partuieiH, of
■lii Haskell is ex-offl-[HTie,
U ioo« land rentals a
n In ;he past. This Is
|e $t>50,000 annually, la
lie $100,000 spent un-
ite essarlly for the re appraisement
of the lands.
On top of this lot- to tho stato of
$050,000 anuu illy, comes (ioveni. r
Haskoll'g state equalisation board
and lucrease laxes to such an
ooufUctUory.! and a g'Jlng to
will double ;lu taxes paiU Uur-[on t. The forme'
r tlul y spent yesterday
. Lynch 1 Waurika and
T 1 extra "c!! ns of Xo. 11.,
onslsting of home seekers bound^
v;as points, will pass ihry
• a a 1 glit. y*
• • f
V \T. McIntosh iin|
o Colorado Springy
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