The Oklahoma Democrat. (Altus, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 6, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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"the oklahoma democrat.
Volume 4 Number 26
Altus, Oklahoma, Thursday, Oct. 6, 1910,
PHI IN SECOND ICE PL4NI IT All
Wo have iHiuKht out the Crime
Harbor shop next door uuth of
Ktate Bank und wilt continue
the bualneMK. Everything clean
au.l up-to-date. All work guaran-
toed strictly flrst-<|HHM.
HUBBARD & SCOTT, Propi.
BLAIR CITIZENS ARE
WITH THE RE COUNT
C.E. Huthrulf, Publisher
THIRTY-SIX KILLED IN RAIL-
company organized at altus tuesday includes some of
most prominent citizen8—application made for char.
ter-takes over the people's ice co—construction
of plant to begin at once.
THE6E HORSES REASON
NOTICE OF DISOLUTION
An entreprlse of considerable Im-
portance was launched in Altus Tue -
day with the organization of a stock
company for the purpose of putting
in a now ice plunt. The company
Who has ever seen a home walk
| upon its hind feet, wait*, bow ncss as hr
as the Pennin'u i. r* iacknowledgment of applause and , will only De rosoni
zrr - ™zz;z'z\ ^ ^
mm a„d property or tk. |.„„h , thlw U1„„ tbla Tta>; R PRIDD^.
The following communication was
received froom Blair with a request
that we publish same:
This is to notify th.. public thai we I Here '* the Pro°'
have, (Ms th«' fifth day of October, dls-! ^n<l®r th'8 heading the election of-
solved purtnemhlp by mutual consent flcWB °f U"'r Prec,not wl*h t0 "M** "
W 1 E*aa1a< ...ill ' i ffiU' HtflfttniAtltia tA k« M.WU. I—
J. Feeley will continue the busi- 'ow "tatements to the public In gen-
heretofore and I, W. j, Peeley er#' n"(J 10 Honorable County
y be reionalble for my own .KI, i;tlou ,,ould Particular.
.1 .... . Ill f Ik* Vi>/i/. i ..a i. . •
nnuf AI.^.1. u . * M,IUI 1,1,55 i non I
now operating here under that name, imagine no. one but slxty-one beautl-
Thecontemplated buildings nr.. to be Ml thoroughbred horses, accomplish.!
r awss^BK. SSSS532
from out of town. Among the pro-
motors of new enterprise are found
the names of L. K. Jones, C.
W. Cole, C. C. Hightower, W. H.
Echola, J. A. C. Howell, T. A. Howell,
W. B. Wright, A. E. Wright, E. F.
Wright, of Altus; and Carl Weimcr, of
Nowata, Okla., and Chas. F. Smith
of La Belle, Mo. Application has
of thirty too capacity, equipped with
latest machinery for turning out the
highest quality of ice.
Altus' list of manufacturing enter-
prises continues to grow and this
new addition of a second Ice factory
clearly demonstrates that this city
has past the village stage of its ex-
istence and is taking on metropolitan
. — 6 vu 111 upuiuan
been made to the state for a charter 1 proportions. With the capital back
and the new company will be Incor-
porated with a capital stock of $25,-
Aa aoon as work of organlzai ,4
is completed a complete, new and up-
to-date plant will be purchased and
the eroctlon of suitable buildings will
The new company will be knoWn
of the enterprise, and experienced and
capable men included in the organiza-
tion, the new company is bound to
succeed, and the Democrat is ready
to predict for it a prosperous business
future, and through it the building
up of another manufacturing estab*
lishment that will be a source of pride
to the citizens of the commuity.
real estate transfers
in the recent recount In the rare
for Commissioner between H. A.
Shield and Mr. Ballew the number of
votes given Mr. Shield at the Bair
box was only 100, whllo this board
found 117 votes cast for hlin. This
recount also showed Mr. Ballew to
have 'A votes while tho count as made
by the officers of this precinct only
gave him 34, this making a differ-
ence in the count of 34 votes.
One paper of this county called
this "A glaring Error" but he was too
easy. He should have said a "Bold
mis performance is wholly different! (}eorrZ „ Fraud." We assume that an error
^ °f thC PS8t 'oiled in the 10th grade Mondv ' <,DTf °r f°Ur VOte8 in a «■
Lvery horse in the company of sixty-1 Th Hi h K * . " 'Permissible, but that amount is not
one has attained the highest possible | defeatod tho Fr«i 0° team 'and 10 establish the fact that these
Plane of brain development. The act;d b ®Jer,ck tea® 8atur"1 ballots in his paricular box have been
ends only with the physical llmita- i 6 * f Satur^ «o altered as to produce the above^"
of the animaI- They Perform u r0(.<>ptjon to th vlsttIn„ T" S<Ue'8u,ta We h*ve without the aid of
on a circular platform of six steps,, the M - . . ting teara at the poll book and at our own expense
absolutely without human guidance Sehool e ot the < made a canvass of this precinct and
other than the music cues of the band. r 'nri. f ' r°°m8 Wer* ap" I ^low we give the names oTthe lit
They go through all the intricate j oT^h ^
figures and maneuvers of a grand ihj h, . ' °b tcams were, voted for Mr. Shield.
opera ballet, working together in per-!ZT compllm«nt^ by Professor
feet unison. They enter the ring' «d Professor
..... MtClelland. of Aitno i k/>
perfounance which the great Adam
Korepaugh and Sells Bros.' Big United
.Shows will present in Altus, on Sat-
urday, October 15.
This performance is wholly different
ITEMS OF INTEREST
ABOUT ALTUS' SCHOOLS
i high school
The enrollment is now 106.
Examinations for the flrat month!
are being given this week.
Surely this is data substantial and
sufficient enough to ofset the mute
George H. Nloker and wife of Ken- _
sett, olwa, and John W. Edwards and
wife of Lincoln county, Oklahoma to j M''- Hoy Askew, recently of Erick,
_■ "vV. M. Sampson the S. 1-2 of the N E j Oklahoma, has accepted a position
| 1-2 the S E 1-4 of the N W 1-4 and N J with Miller Bros, and company, and
W 1-4 oj S E 1-4,.(if. Section IS in ] han- c harge of the dress goods
twp. 1 N of R 22 W T M $3575. ! itejiartment 'in' that'popular store. Mr.
C. O. Brice to Flora Brice E 1-2 of j Askew was formerly employed by the
S E 1-4 and N W 1-4 of S E 1-4 and | Hamilton, Blake and Ward Company, ;tn(l seaiions, and three herds of the!^ W'th mU°h inter'
X E 1-4 of S W of Section 15 and E of Erick. Okla. He is an experienced be8t trained elephants in the wrold''^ Literature cl888-
I 1-2 of N E 1-4 of Section 22 all in salesman and a valuable addition to:are also features that are nothing1
twp. 1 north of Range 21 W 1 M $1.00. j Miller Bros, force. I short of wonderful. A company of
j ; trained dogs perform with the ele-
will start crusade for an j Attorney M. L. Hankins went out1'jhant«- spearing with them in the
other oklahoma county j to Plainview last night and address-1 lin«8- At one time the fifteen ele-
jed a large crowd of people on the[P'lants form themselves into three
rr. ™:i, e "lt6 wc - - -— •
trian directors. !. t r> P®P" in High School is work-
An attempt to further explain this I ^ faithf'uIly' Markpd Progress is
Bi-eat act would bo asking too much! mIL™™! h de,)artraents
of the credulity of readers. The per- ( (., , Vitcher has an interesting
formance must be seen to be fully ap- 3S
predated and believed. It is but one'r ! K , ° eleCted John
of the big trained animal features of-i *7*P^8Ment °f the'r daB8'
fered by the Adam Forepaugh and 'V,ce-President and Minnie
Sells Bros, circus this season. Capt 11 and treasurer.
Webb's two tropes of trained seals! n' Autob,°e™Ph>- is being
and seaiions, and three herds of the ' W'th much ,nterest by the Ameri-
selves before the public and to show
that not an error hut, a fraud has
been committedfi and It was commit-
ted after the ballot box was sealed
at this precinct and sent to Altus.
We also demand an investigation
of this matter by the proper county
Staunton, 111, Oct. 5, Thlrty.«ix per
.son* were killed and thirty-one Injured
j In a collision on tho Illinois traction
I system, two miles north of hero, late
The collision occurred b-twen local
j train No. 14, northbound, and an ex-
j curs Ion train No. 73, bended toward St
l-ouls and loaded with passengers yu
jtln'ir way to view the parade of the
[Wiled 1'rophets in St. Louis. Tbo ac-
jcldeat, according to the present in
| formation, was duu entirely to the dle-
; r< Kard of orders by the crew of local
I No 14, which was In charge of A. M
Leonard, conductor, and John Leidman
(of Staunton, mortormau.
Train No. 14 had orders to pass No.
: at Staunton. The lattor train was
I running in two sections, and the or-
1 ders given to No. 14, It Is said by the
railway officials, were explicit that It
should pass both sections of the south-
bound train at Staunton.
The first section of No. 73 had fit-
ed, when the crew of No. 14 pulled out
on the main track and started north.
At a sharp turn in the road called
Dickson's curve, which is two mil—
north ot this place, the trains came
together In a splintering clash.
Dickson's curve is a sharp bend la
the road and 1 aat the bottom of a de-
cline both from the north and south.
Train No. 4 and the second section of
No. 73 were both on a down grade and
moving at a speed of forty milea aa
hour when they met The collision
occurred right at the bottom of th*
decline and at the sharpest point ot
the curve. The cars were so close it
was Impossible for either of them to
stop or slow down and the crews were
unable to do anything except set the
brakes and jump for their lives.
The cars came together with a ter-
riffic crash and both were demonlished,
being piled in one big mass of wreck-
I— - u 1 peopie on tne ineinseives Into three
Lawton, Oklahoma, October, 5,— prohibition question and in the inter- j pyramids. The lephants at tho
Dr. W. B. Harned, of Chattanooga, J est of Democracy. [top are at least twenty-five feet from
was in Lawton yesterday and said 1 — 1 tho ground. Fifteen dogs mount the
that if the county divisionists succeed J Mr. and Mrs. N. E.' Abenathy, of (truuks of the elephants and are lifted
next Saturday in cutting up Comanche j Madge, came in yesterday afternon
county, Chattanooga will start a cru- j and will spend a few days visiting
sade to cut a slice off Tillman and ad- j with his brother, M. W. Abernathy.
joining counties, and make Chatta-'
I nooga a county seat; that this town is
I more than twenty miles from Freder-
I ick, and an equal distance from Law-
ton, with plenty of territory, popula-
k 'Jon and assessed valutaion to meet
high in the air. There they sit, com-
placently, with tails wagging.
In all there are thirty members of
[the seal troupes. As jugglers, acro-
Before you entertain you should see j bats- gymnasts and balancers no man 1
the line of tally cards at Bumbarger's,has over lived twho can equal them ! Carl Kirby' °f the fifth* who
Book store. in skill or versatility. They pay ten- i ee" S'Ck f°r 8everal da>'8. has
nis, using their fins for requets; they enterpd s''hn",
Tomorrow closes the first month
of school. It has been a pleasant
month for both pupils and teachers.
Attendance has been good and grades
are up above the average.
The Story of Skipping Shoes, by-
Mrs. Alcot, is being enjoyed by the
third grade this week.
George Burket, of the eighth, has
j been sick fodr several days. i r wuue
! Mattie Henry has been enrolled in j r. 0 McWhorter
'the eighth grade. Clifton Pigg
Carl Kirby, of the fifth, who hasjj. w_ Reid
?en sick for several days, has re-jp c. Willis
W. M. Snow
H. L. Eaker
H. M. Hawkins
R- H. Vernon
C. E. Wright
L. J. Shield
L. C. McGinnis
F. M. Marshall
J. P. Hollis
J. L. Aldridge
W. L. Marriatt
R B. May field
W. D. Staple
E. M. Leatherman
B. L. Roberts
S. P. White
— — •> uuuuwesi —"'-s uianus, wun aosoiute ..
vflo requirements of the law for a new ' of town, was in yesterday, and pur- j exactness, never missing; they toss S' erade-
county. 'chased a farm wagon of J. A. Cheno-!balls of a11 sizes high in the air and ! Edith 0lenn' of th'
| wethe, one of our enterprising ini- i ''atch them on their noses; they ulav abscnt week- vls
. - — (^.1 . , .. WnhArf
| cholera on board vessel
at new york harbor
New York, Oct. 5.—The
I Santa Anna, from French and Italian
. loqueis; iney | , |W. O. Dye
E. B. Dungin, a farmer northwest -""SB'6 flaming brands, with absolute Gilmore is a new pupil in j. D Potts
the sixth grade. Urr
W. F. Washburn
the sixth, has been w. C. Hollis
„ , 4 risitIn relatives at j. s. Donalson
HObart- T T | .
j J. L. Field
Fred Wallace has been enrolled Injjone8 Ford
! the fourth grade. Joe H. Roberts
steamer t0 Claud L- Berry of Elmer, Okla., I In ever>' other branch of arenic art j Barne8' of Headrick. ^ho is a jw. a. J. Black
and Miss Ester White, of Hess lthl8 circus Is equally attractive It8 members of the eiShth erade herejj. w. Caster
new three-mile parade, million-dollar LR y!ar' Spent Sunday at her home |w. E. Bramlett
menagerie and entire new eaiunmont I Bertha Lewls- 0f the fourth, is out;,j. K. Whjt
I on musical instruments, skip the rope, j'
-— | walk tight wires, ride horses and dis
Marriage license has been issued charge firearms.
Santa Anna, from French and Italian and M'88 White, of Hess. this circus is equally attractive. Its °f tbe eifth ^ade her« J. W. Caste
ports, now detained at quarantine had lnew three-mile parade, million-dollar j n ,8t home |W. E. Bram
a case of cholera on board. The vie-! Mrs s A Oenning, of Olustee, who |menagerie and entire new eqiupment |ftf „ . '? ' J * f)°Urtb' 18 0ut:j- K- White
tim, a man In the steerage, died on has been visiting in San Antonio, for (fFom 6tart to finish, are the wonders ® ' th'S Week' having her eyes;H. C. Hand
September 25, and was buried at sea. a few day9- returned home today. jof the circus world. j ' ' J- R- Boyd
Two other cases of intestinal trouble ; — attending tho ah ta i is ;a' e- White
are under investigation. Meanwhile Mrs. F J. Kdridge left this morning [ who has been here visiting returned spent Saturday and °«?!mdav «t "h"' Pave Spain
the Santa Anna, carrying 224 first ifor Q anah. to spend a few days! home today. * ^ ' ** SuM&y " her|T- F CasUe,
visiting, and then will go to Dalhart!
for a few days. ! Mrs. Annie Anderson, who has
I the Santa Anna, carrying
I cabin passengers, some of them prom*
I inent Americans, and 1,072 in the steer-
1 o. tii. ,,'hite
attending the Altus school, this term, jDave Spajn
spent Saturday and Sunday at her 1 t p castles
home. n f T
D. f. Lollar
W. S. Allen
WEST SIDE W b. Smith
ovvvi , , rtuuciauu, >vno nas i WEST SI
I age, isc held as a "possible cholr-a|a new reader of the Daily Democrat, j been to Clarendon on business return 1
Z'er" 1 1 1 w.o.„.n!M^,,moralw(orLhoneKOkMo,MC'^;!--|
Announcement or the foregoing was Ml ' Sengoir, ot Uwton. |^,.,ld «" '■« ■ " j S. A. Stonehocker
I made tonight by Dr. A. W. Doty, health
I during the epidemic obroad. In addi-
1 tion to the Santa Anna he has as a
I precaution detained at quarantine the
1 steamship Moltke, from Genoa and Na-
I pies, and the steamship Virginia from
BLEW HIMSELF TO ATOMS
W. O. Houslicll left this morning for | ing.
Miss Agnes Sengeir, of Lawton, !..
was here this morning on business, j Mrs. W. B Ayers of 1 ih-r*. u- i t, " dRy" !J- c- Shield
■ ! " A)ers- of Uherai, Kan-! Miss Baxter, teacher of the B first u
I officer of the port who has been fight- ,8a8. was here today on her way liomp I i<s tntiav „„,i _ , "• Hancock
Ing to keep cholera out of this country 0k,ahonia City, to visit and take in, to Oklahoma City. !<s eilph|n„ i„ h r 1 Decker Rafe Carpenter
,..1. the sights at the fair. [ Is eachlng in her place. Jim Smith
, * Edith Stout has been transferred r h wallarp
Mr, , L Ro., *ho n„ ^ ^ "i" T. ? T '"7 ^" SST
ing her parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. j I'nrk. He Z'Z,.
White, of this city, returned to her that part of the country ! Edna Goslln^f th k J " Wh,t®
home in Eldorado this morning. | ^8,,n of the RevenU>. on W. W. Williams
- !r rt w ^ ^
• Sund*y in Lawton, with her parents.! g. Higgins
Mr. K«IH« u o - Robert Burnslde has been transfer- Kraxier cut«r
Ne,"e McCart) ' of Haskell, j red from A first to second !^
Casper, Why.. Oct. 5—Daniel Me-
I Mlllaa, aa expert In the «m of pow-
I der and dynamite, while employed In
J a mine yesterday committed snlclde
| by exploding 100 ponads of dynamite
der his body. The body was Mown
I to atoms, and the foor-haadred-foot
| level of the mine, where he ead«d
[ bis life, was badly wrecked
Mrs. J. E. Montgomery wan here
today on her way to Eldorado
Mr and Mrs J. W Bridges, of Ooul. I
G. S. Huling
W. IL Clarksoa
W. C. White
S. R. Hodge
A. L. Gentry
K. H. Clark
R- A. Shield
O. C. McGee
J. C. Ford
J. A. Haynes
J. L. Hill
F. L. Caster
G. S. Haynes
E. E. Spain
G. L. Landers
F. D. Home
W. A. Caster
J- A. Reese
John H. Roberts
W. L. Harris
T. J. Eaker
R. Z. Taylor
B. F. Roper
J. W. Sanders
W. M Albert
C. T. Smith
D. C. Smith
E. A. Marble
T. W. Thorn
G. L. Nesbit
W. J. Strickland
G. L. Orear
I. N. White |
J. R. Hullum!
C. H. Lance |
W. H. Hawkins
K. W. Hargrove
J. D. Tinsley
J. P. Wilson
T. S. Riddle
J- B. Marble
J. R. Rice
J. A. Wallace
J. R. Graham
L. J. McKinney
W. M. Wicker
J. A. Herring
T. L. Gibson
C. N. Jackson
W. H. Pigg
Mrs. W. D. Woods left this morn-
ing for Oklahoma City, where she
will spend a few days visiting.
in the Air
Annoyed by ill-
Bring your foot
troubles to us—
i " \r.
through here today on their
way to Oklahoma City, to visit a few
T. D. Goad, of San Angelo. was
ham a few hoars this morning He
was oa his way to Eldorado, to spend
a few days rUltlag
r*r "d ~i'-«
l"*w PUP"" In the second garde this! w D Ward
•o* jw - .p-.
(tom I Sund'lT Oklahoma Oty, visiting and !
Horn, yeaterday morning to Mr. and ; atterding the fair
It ^taaiUr Q«. m .. .
1. M. Gulnn
W. a Allen
Mra Staaley Storaa. of this city. .. I i>up„. of the secoad grade are mak-
mmttJ *^ aad in« sonit' TCT ***** W den rod cat-
.• Smltk. o, T.,.*. Ok.a.^r^
• ^ , water colora
Mr. aad Mia. J. N. Hiidniuiw
the proud parents eC a ftae baby girt,
which arrived at (Mr home yeater-
Natural Shape " |i
lasts guarantee com-
fort, and v. e know the
service they will give
Come in — we'll tell
you all about it.
A cotnpltit ihwrtrr* if C*? (10
Some feu nyles C6.C0
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Ruthruff, C. E. The Oklahoma Democrat. (Altus, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 6, 1910, newspaper, October 6, 1910; Altus, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc280139/m1/1/: accessed June 23, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.