Hobart Weekly Chief (Hobart, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 7, 1909 Page: 2 of 7
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The Present Session Will
be One of Action
eo, to smot and prosecute ths
guilty parties Thia ijritM, the
iuuranoe commissioner believes,
would have a tendency to rertn<*«
laet year, but now one vhieh haa
already attracted attention, in the
effort of the oil inveetore to set
their caae b< fore the legislator
The Guthrie Leader haa the
following to say <«f some of the
more important matters which
will he taken up during the pres-
"It ia neither politica or place,
aay the big men of the atate,
being looked after ao much as a
determination for hard, prompt
and effective work, and it ia not
Haying too much, according to
the men who perform acts of im-
portance, to aaaert thia to be a
buaineaa legislative body and the
prongs of political partisanship
will be smashed by the buaineaa
matter* which can not be aettled
along partiaan linea.
The ttate banking board will
ask the legialature to make some
ehangea, the principal one to al-
low reetriotion as to number of
banks which may be organized
in a town or oity, baaed along
the number of inhabitants, etc
The deposit guarantee law will
not be materially changed; that
is, if the men supposed to know
are nut misled « to matters of
that nature There will be an
effort of some considerable
strength to inuke t'\e amount a
bank must pay in case of neces-
sity a certain stipulated sum. but
whether or not the movement will
ne strong enough to win ia be*
yond newspaper power to fore-
mYOMK HAS PLAN8
T. J. McComh, state insurance
commissioner,believes many firets
are of incendiary origin, and be-
cause of such opinion he will a k
for the enactment of a fire mar-
shal law so that causes of all fires
may be investigated and reported
to the insurance department. De-
tectives should be employed un-
der a state fire marshal to inves-
tigate and determine whetherfires
are of inoendiary origin and if
materially the fire loss of ih« in a manner enabling all to agree,
state and in turn effeot a tedue- The oil men will ask some modi-
tion of ths rates. fioation of the taxing laws and,
home mopkrn mkabl'kkk also aeek safeguard agtin*t red-1
Tha hotel men, through their ic ti legislation.
aeeociHti >n, will
ohan^eK of the la
dubbuu 'nine-toot bed sheet."
In reality the meaaure was adop-
ted becauae of the state being in
line ot travel of the pulmonary
unfortunates from the humid
atates alongside of the Mississ-
ippi, and haa, say ite friends the
traveling men, many good feat-
ures, but the hotel men do not
like the intricate parts and will
ask them modified.
The railroad also ask the right
to have independent contractors
build their branches throughout
the stst3, and ask a vots to
change the constitution on that
line. Said a railroad builder and
prominent Oklahoma business
man or. this topic:
"The older roads always have
their extensions built by inds-
pendent oompanies, who, after
the line is oompleted, sell it to
the other company. Tnis is the
way almost all new construction
is secured. Under the present
terms of the new constitution this
procedure is impossible and the
hea s of several of the leading
railroad oompanies operating in
Oklahoma have stated that there
will be nothing doing toward new
construction in Oklahoma until
this feature of the constitution is
As usual public buildings will
occupy much attention. Ambi-
tious towns and statesmen make
this an absorbing topic and one
that drives forward and about as
did the ghost of the lamented Mr.
Banquo, with as muoh seeming
good hum^r over the effDrt to
dodge the presenoe.
oil matters of interest
Another topio little understood
ask many ' The sm-sion i« by law sixty
hich wmh days in length and the rumor* «.f
a call**! session are at this time
unfounded, the amount of work
left undone to determine that,
say the powers which ooamand.
The six mutual fire and hail in-
surance companies of the state
will ask for legislation permitting
mutual oompanies to maintain a
reserve fund, the lossee in some
years exceed the premiums col-
lected and theee companies are
sometimes unable to pay the full
amount of their losses.
Ths insuranoe men over the
state will demand the enaotment
of a just and equitable general
insurance law. Ths law whioh
was oonsidersd by ths legislature
last year was unsatisfactory and
was killed after it had been con-
sidered for weeks by both houses.
There is again muoh talk in the
lobbies and around the corners
of a "grandfather" election
olause. Stripped of the robes of
misinformation and made to wear
the plain garment of fact, this is
Farmers & Merchants Nafl Bank
Capital Stock ......
Surplus and Profits-
In judgirg a bank, aiways remember that it is ths amount of^its capital,
surplus and earnings which gives security to the depositor, because that
ia the amount ot margain whioh protecte you as a depositor against any
loss by shrinkage in value ot the bank's assets. Ths fact that this bank
offers you a greater margin of safety than any other bank in Kiowa ooun-
ty coupled with the important faot of having a capable and conservative
management, is woithy of oareful consideration. We solicit your busines
and offer to our friends and customers accommodations in keeping with
OFFICERS AND DIRECTOR8.
H. A. Jones, President. A. C. Holland, Vice-Pree. B. M. Lovelace, Cashier.
R. J. Wooten. Charles Wagner. J. B. Dean. 8. Cross. Gso. 8, Hovey._
Notice of Farmers'
In accordance with the ar-
rangements made by T. M. Jef-
fords, superint ndent of insti-
tutes in this state, I hereby oall a
meeting of the Farmers' Institute
of Kiowa county to be held in
Hobart, January 13-14, 1909, the
meeting to convene at 10:00
the famed measure eliminating I Q.olook on the i3th. Every far-
the negro vote from politics.'
1 take this means of thanking
my many friends who voted for
me in the contest for the schol-
arship in the Hobart Business
College, given by the Dixie Store.
I also wish to thank the Dixie
people for suoh a valuable gift.
Again thanking one and all and
wishing you a happy and pros-
perous New Year, I beg to re-
main. Yours respectfully,
Subscribe for the Chief.
mer is urged to be present as this
is the most important meeting of
the kind yet held in the county.
You cannot afford to miss it We
wish to have the hearty co-oper-
ation of every citizen of Kiowa
county in this meeting, and will
expect a large and enthusiastic
Very truly yours,
W. J. Caudill, Pres.
W. J. McCollom, Sec.
For bargains in real estate, in-
surance and real estate see Ste-
phenson A Shanks, south side
BUY LOWER PRICED LUMBER
J. S. Mayfield Lumber Co.
Lumber, Shingles, Doors, and all Kinds of Building
Material, Portland Cement, Lime, Sand, Plaster,
Brick, Roofing, Poste, and Fencing. 5th A Wash. St.
Oklahoma City, Okla.
W. if Tommk,
Weaver & Tomme,
Qeaaral Criminal Practice In all the
Time and Sinices
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A. E. RICKLY & CO'S
To Our Friends and Customers:
Those of you who have patronized us liberally and
stood by us since rag town days. WE SINCERLY
THANK YOU. Trusting our treatment in the past
will merit a continuance, and that you will bring your
neighbors that we may make many more new friends
and custumers, mutually beneficial. We must leave
our present quarters, and to reduce our stock will put a
"sacrificesale" for cash that will benefit both. You
will get more values for your cash, we in turn get the
cost out of our goods that we may serve you better
later. Come early before stocks are broken.
Heaters, from $4.75 to $24.00; Cast Cook Stoves,
from $15.00 and up; $60.00 Steel Ranges, for $40.
Gasoline Stoves, from $2.25 to $21.00, which includes
some of the Famous Insurance Stoves Afon-explosive.
Other goods in proportion.
Gang Plows, $45.00; almost complete line of Im*
plements at slaughter prices; Wagons, $64.00; Bug•
gies at great reduction. See us before you buy.
Money willtalk. Let us serve you.
Ji Few Left
J^owsher's Feed Mills
at extremely low prices.
The only successful Kaffir Corn Mill on
Will grind Kaffir Corn in the head or
corn in the ear, with or without shuck.
A. E. RICKLY & CO.
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Worrall, Cyrus M. Hobart Weekly Chief (Hobart, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 7, 1909, newspaper, January 7, 1909; Hobart, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc270145/m1/2/: accessed January 22, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.