Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 23, Ed. 1 Tuesday, January 28, 1908 Page: 4 of 8
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OFFICIAL PAPER OF GHADY COUNTY'
Ilutered at the 1'o.stoffifie at Cbiekasha Oklahoma
as Second Class Mail Matter
CiTJCXASHA OKLAHOMA JANUARY 28 1003
PROHIBITION LEGISLATION AN EMERGENCY
By a large majority the people of Oklahoma de-
clared that they did not want the l;quor traffic car
ried on withhi the tate.
The voters have spoken and it will be a safe
proposition for the legislature to assume that thoy
meant what they said.
The democratic party has gone on record pledg
ing itself to the enforcement of prohibition as well
Ag all other laws. No party with any self respect
tould do less. A party that is lacking in willing-
ness or the ability to enforce law cannot long com-
mand the support of the people. It is up to democ-
racy to make good its promises.
There is little or no reason to doubt that the
legislature will pass a strong effective measure but
-?oubt is sometimes expressed as to whether it can
ire made an emi-rgency measure or not. It requires
a two-thirds vote to pass such an act..
An emergency act becomes effective immediately
'Upon its passage while an act passed in hc ordinary
manner does not take effect until ninety days after
the adjournment of the session that passed it
An emergency measure is defined as one that is
"'imm-iidiately necessary for the preservation of the
public peace health or safety."
It is admitted that the are no adequate laws at
the present time for the suppression of the liquor
traffic. Our officers while earnest and persistent
in their efforts find themselves thwarted at every
turn from the lack of law and confess their help-
li'sssin ss. The old Indian territory bootlegger even
"with the penitentiary staring him in the face dared
lo ply his trade and now with a much milder law
fficers have little terror for him. Every day the
xpres8fd will of the people as declared by their
s ll c i (ihibition bill in the ordi
lo I i s U m iiliiliitiuii bill in in o orUiimrv way is
to ive a six or seven months' lease of life to .the
booth "if Tin- "public peace health and safety"
demand immediate action. Every sound argument
demands that prohibition enforcement be made an
Kepublieaus have been howling themselves hoarse
over tho emergency laws enacted by the legislature
but now comes Judge Diekerson whose republican-
ism is above suspicion with the proposition that
every law whieli the constitution makes it mandatory
upon the legislature to pass should be made an
emergency measure because the people have already
expressly demanded it. 'Whether the point be well
taken or not certainly it is an interesting one and
there is sound sense in it. At any rate the enieriren
t. :i i . . ii. . i i i i
cy urns mai nave oeen passed were such as are
urgently demanded and afford no grounds for an
objection except from partisan critics who would
strain a point to make political capital.
In the water power of the Washita are the possi-
bilities of making Chickasha a manufacturing cen-
ter "What the city may become is measured only
by the enterprise and activity of her people in util
izing the advantages nature has givan us.
Not half of the riches of Grady county have been
revealed. A country with liner coil a more desir
able climate and a greater variety of products
goes not exist.
Not many towns are fortunate enough to have a
man who can devote all his time to directing the
town building machinery but that is what Mr.
Sayer is doing.
Just read the list of real estate tranfers in another
column of this paper if you don't believe there is
something doing in Grady county.
It will do you good to scan the "booster roll"
occasionally just to keep in mind the men who are
in the game for Greater Chickasha.
The parsing of Hie loio'.'ker is also one of the en-
couraging "signs of the times."
Chickasha has the liveliest bunch of town builders
This is the place we carry
everything a high. class Drug
Store should carry.
Choice large assortment of
Toilet Articles bath room and
nursey goods and sundries ask
us to show you. It means satis-
faction to choose from our im-
mense lines and a saving also.
K THE OWL DRUGSTORE
- 226 Chickasha Avenue.
' r m . Hoy Youl ' jJ
A9 (J I Yes YOU'RE the jg
T6 JJ ; ! man we mean. VX
Iy Oj You're always talk- W
O? s-Sd mS about the harm the yJ
i i-r mm
man we mean.
You're alway3 talk-
ing about the harm the
trusts are doing. The
country's going to the
demnition bowwows you
say because of the un-
curbed trusts. Rich grow-
ing richer poor getting
poorer. Used to be that
a poor man could go into
business for himself in a
modest way and make a
good living. Now he
must become a clerk or a
roustabout or a hodcar-
rier for some corpora-
tion some combination
that has grown to be a
Goliath of bigness that
has devoured the fat of
(he land and is still gour-
iiiamlizing upon it till
tin-re's not a scrap of
bone left for the under
TOWN LOTS IN POCASSET
Farmers Mechanics Cler'..s and all
POCASSET: You all know its lo-
cation; not an acre near it but what
Is the best of farming land. It Is the
market for a large agricultural coun-
try. Lota are going rapidly the coun-
ty records show this. It has two gins
several good stores splendid school
nuufie excellent Danic. livery ' man
should buy a few lots for investment
or a future home. We have one price
for all; they are cheap; they will soon
be all sold. These lots are a splendid
investment. Good & Co. Chleltnshn
That's your line of talk. Yoivre still handing it out and
vou're-proud f it.
Well now let's see: Are YOU a trust buster YOUR-
SELF? Didn't we see you stalk up to the postoiticc just now
arid mail a letter with the address of a city Mail Order Store
on the envelope? I Icy? Didn't we?
Don't you know that the Mail Order Store is a trust
one of the most dangerous in the crowd? Don't you know
that it is secretly and silently and sdyly closing the doors of
opportunity to the young men in country towns and small
cities like ours ? Don't you know that the Mail Order Trust
is collecting the patronage of town and country people by
the mail route thereby cutting down tho patronage of the
smaller merchant tho local ir.au who k trying to build up a
mode t independent antitrust business ?
Didn't that ever occur to you?
T. II (which means note well): Why don't you trade
at home iVfrad of helping to build up a trust that hurts your 0 j.
: -;.: place ?
should your baby suffer? When he ii
fretful and restless do rot exper!
merit on him and use any old thing
your neighbor recommends. Buy
bottle of Whites Cream Vermifuge
greatest known worm medicine and
cure for all children's diseases. It ia
mild in its action builds up the sys-
tem and makes thin puny babies fat.
Mrs. J. C. Smith Tampa Fla. writes:
"My baby was thin and sickly and
couuld not retain its food; c-ied all
night. I used one bottle of Whites
Cream Vermifuge and in a few days
baby was laughing happy and well."
Sold by James Pettyjohn.
Don't fait to hear the "Old i' -
Hopkins" band concert on ;ho princi-
pal streets of Chickasha on Wednes-
day January :".t at exactly noon.
This is said to be the best band that
has been in Chlckanha for many days.
"Old Farmer Hopkins" will be pro:-!
on led at the opera house on the above
date. "Old Farmer Hopkins" is the
greatest rural comedy on the road
today. Mr. J. I). Cbunn the manager
has spared neither time .nor money
in giving this play a sumptuous pro-
duction and at such popular prices
that all can afford to go. The date ia
Wednesday January 2!).
Have given Surety bond con-
forming to the statutory re
quirements under the Oklahoma
Loan companies require ab-
stracts made by Abstracters
who have given approved
Phone 3G0. Room 1 Johnson lli'g
Prompt Sile Correct
4 OU X-W
In buying and selling of Drugs and Drug Store Goods one
factor stands head and shoulders over all ethers in impoi lance
that factor is QUALITY. Any drug store commodity
which does not possess QUALITY is worse than worthless-
it is positively dangerous for it may fail when depended up.
on in a critical case where life itself hangs ia the balance and
then the const quences are serious indeed
We always Insist Upon QUALITY
QUALITY First Last and ALWAYS Is the fundamental
principal of each department of our store and of every branch
of our sarvice.We consider it the ons thing that is indispens-
able to the continued and Increased success of our business.
The quality of our Drugs the quality ot our Goods and the
quality of our service justify us lu promising you that you
will be extremely well pleased with each and every purchase
you make here.
320 Chickasha Ave.
The LlciEl Drug Ster
"Many extensively advertised rem-
edies are failures when put to the
misplaced disappointment never fol-
lows its uso. It is surely the gransl-
tcst. Hunt's Lightning Oil is an ex-
ception. Confidence in it ia never
e?t emergency remedy now obtain-
able. For cuts burns sprains achei
and pains I know no equal."
George E. Paddock
D-.iiphan Mo. d&w
Sometimes leads to disastrous re-
sults. Are you protected against
accidental Fire? The time to con-
sider this is now before you have
lost your property and possessions.
It is surprising what a
a very little money will purchase.
Send us your address if you wisa
information as to Fire Insurance.
Martin & Turner
(Successors to Earl. & llnyeB.)
REAR CITIZENS' BANK
PHONE NO. 2S3
We give each article we buy special
attention for we know quality
We have just received a shipment
of the finest Dates that .were ever
on the market also a large box of
Eat Dates and Figs letter .than
medicine for the system.
If you want something fine in ma-
ple sytup we have the pure article
Monarch 15 rand. Try a can in your
next order. We also have just re-
ceived a shipment of Ralston Buck
Ask' Your Grocer
For foil Cream Floor
if you want the best baking re-
sults. It has stood the test of
many an oven and the bread
rolls pies cakes etc. made
from it came out "bright and
smiling" when even a fair baker
used it. Taste that name (or
this ad) in your pantry please.
Chickasha Milling Company
WM INMAN. Vir Prwident
ED. f JOENS. Caahie
nno Motinnol Ronfr
1 1 1. 1
B. P. BMITfl. President.
W. W. EORNE. Vl President. No. HT
Tim 8 8 S"7
Surplus and Profits $45ooo.oo
Your Busihess Solicited
f . SMITH WM. INMAN W. W. HORNK J. P. SHARP
J. V. riRIGGHKS J. C. BEIOGKK3 KD. P. JOHNS
AsesiUktl of merchant eorpoikimi And Indivldu&li o!lc!ted. Every eoortmr utesded ee.
latent wltii eonaemtiTe batik in.
Bath end Sample Room
three btnry Brick
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Regular Meals 25 cents
Lunch Counter Always Open
811 Chickashi Avenue
Z. L. McFarland
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'IF IT'S GARLAND'S IT'S ALRIGHT'
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300 Cow Dnlry 600' Acres of Lin
South of Cily
THE FAMOUS GARLAND BUTTIiR
.Pure Cream and Milk
Delivered Anjuhcrc In iho Cily
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GI j A 9 r j K Pfi. tH ft fsm ft 14lMljrV O A
i Coal Grain Wood Feed and all Kinds of
ji Soft Drinks. ;
H Corner 5th and Choctaw.
Tig nor Cash
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Evans, George H. Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 23, Ed. 1 Tuesday, January 28, 1908, newspaper, January 28, 1908; Chickasha, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc727094/m1/4/: accessed November 16, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.