The Daily Express. (Chickasha, Indian Terr.), Vol. 13, No. 201, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 30, 1904 Page: 4 of 4
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FOR FIFTY YEARS A MV3RITE
Always makes the perfect
biscuit cake and bread.
Fries Baking Powder Gs.
C. E. Atkinson went to Hobart
Father Henry isseriousiy ill with
Supt. H. M. II alloc k went to
Mrs. II. M. Hallock went to
G. C. Arnold Rock Inland freight
claim agent was in the city yester-
day. C. 5. Card and family have gone
to Dallas to m ike that city their
B'shop Mterscbert of Guthrie
was here yesterday to visit Father
Jno. A. M -dure has been in An-
adarko on legal business the past
There were two additions to the
church at the Christian revival
Jas G.Bradley representing the
Gamewell Fire Alarm Company
was in the city today.
Mr. aid Mrs. B. M. Scott re-
turned yesterday from a trip to the
World's Fair and a visit with rela-
.ivti in Illinois.
W. S. Staley will resign his posi-
tion in the Rock Island superin-
tendent's office about September 4
to begin the work organizing the
public school work.
Miss Jennie Robertson who
taught in the public schools last
year passed through yesterday
enroute to Hobart where she was
elected principal of the high school.
Doctor J. A.Anderson of Dallas
was in the city today looking for a
location as a dentist. The Doctor
I: as about decided to locate in
Chickasha and will return ii about
Mr. and Mrs. Doc Hodge will
take charge of the Illinois Hotel
in Oklahoma City September r.
They have had much experience
in the business am! will make a
success in their new venture.
- W. W. Yale of Abilene Kar-sas
is the new superintendent for the
Chickasha MillingCo. having suc-
ceeded J. E. Nichols. Mr. Yale is
a man of much experience in mill-
ing and comes highly recommend-
ed as a splendid gentleman.
The K. P. lodge had a good
time at the meeting last night.
The boys proved fully capable of
taking: care of a number of large
watermelon. Rev. J. B. Boen and
Evangelist Waugh made good talks.
The lodge accepted an invitation
to participate in the corner stone
laying ceremonies of the new
A lazy man who edits a paper
over in Illinois gets off the follow-
ing: "The lark comes up to meet
the sun and warbles forth his lay
the farmer's sou took down his gun
and at him blazed away. The busy
bee aroe at five aud hummed the
meadows o'er the farmer's wife
xent for his hive and robled him
of his store. The little ant rose
early too his labors to begin the
jircedy swallow flew that way and
look his antship in. OU birds bees
avA ants be wise.in proverbs take
no stock and like me refuse to rise
j HI half jvst e'ht o'clock
For Alderman by the Democratsof
tiie P'irst Ward.
The democrats of the first ward
met last night at the cornsr of
Ninth and Texas Avenue for the
purpose of nominating a successor
to J. C. Yvl-ide.
K. G. L uting was elected chair
mm of fie meeting and K. M
Nominations w.re called for and
Judge Beavers nominated S. W
Hayes in a good speech. Mr. Hays
was not present but his friends
stated that he was not a candidate
aud did not want the office and his
name was withdrawn.
J. I". Bishop nominated A. B.
Cochran. No other names were
presented. Mr. Cochran was nom
inated by acclamation.
The nominee is a well-known cit
izen. He has uvea in diickasha a
ng time and is thoroughly identi
fied with its growth and interests.
He is now engaged in the real es
tate business. His nomination is
regarded as a good one and he will
undoubtedly be elected.
First Bale Arrives
Chickasha Today Grown By
C. S Crouch Near Ireton.
It has arrived that first bale of
cotton. Its coming was unheralded
and there was considerable surprise
when it made its appearance.
C. S. Crouch was the man who
brought it. The cotton was raised
near Ireton on Laflin creek about
eighteen miles east of town. Mr.
Crouch has 40 acres which he
thinks will vield a half bale to the
icre. Mr. Crouch arrived in town
at six o clock this morning and
took his cotton to the Chickasha
Cotton Oil Cos. gin. The gin had
not yet been started up and there
was some delay in firing up and
getting the machinery in motion..
Preparations were made to gin it
Mr. Crouch will receive the pre-
tnum offered by the citizens on the
first bale. The cotton was of very
R. K. Kd'v the Railroad Promo
ter in Town Today.
R. K. Kelley the promoter of the
El Paso Mountain Park & West-
ern railroad was in the city to-
day. He informs us that the
survey is complete and plat and
profiles all made for the road from
Mountain Park to Oklahoma City
via Chickasha. He says that the
road will undoubtedly be built and
he anticipates no trouble in dispos-
ing of the line to one of the big
companies after it is constructed.
Mr. Kelly was gsthering statis
tics as to the amount of shipping
that is done here and at other
points along the line.
C. M. Cook manager of the
Chickasha Light Heat and Power
Co. closed a contract today with
G. E. Zimmerman for a new brick
building for the electric light
plant. It will be 85x55. Work
will begin on the new building at
once. A new 150 horse-power
boiler has also been contracted for
and other extensive improvements
will be put in soon. The new com-
pany is determined to give the
town first-class light service.
South McAlestcr I. T. Aug. 28
City Assessor Treadwell today
footed up the assessment of the
city of South McAlestcr on person-
al property which reached $2 284
018. This gives the city $446So.-
26 taxes. Next year the real estate
including town lots will be assess-
ed which will more than double
the preseut values. These figures
do not include the corporation as-
sessment which has never been
r?burg Great Battle at
Yang May Be
RUSSIANS IN RETREAT
In Preparation for a Decisive Stand
St. Petersburg Aug. 30 (1:15 a.
m.) Even late t jnight the great
est uncertainty J revails regarding
the actual situation at Liao Yansj
There is intense anxiety for defin
te news from the front but even
the authorities are franklj' ignorant
as to whether or not the lone ex
pected decisive action will be fought
at Liao Yang or further north.
it is possinie mat even now a
great battle is proceeding and there
are many indications that this is
the case. If this is so the fate of
this year's campaign may be set
tled within forty-eight hours.
At the same time opinion is al
most equally divided many be-
lieving that General Kuropatkiu
will not make a determined stand
and the Japanese will crack the
shell only to find the bird has
One of the Russian correspond
ents of the Associated Press savs
that the fighting so far has been
confined wholly to rear guard ac
tions. The Russian force is now-
concentrated in a series of exceed
ingly strong positions around Liao
Yang but the whole withdrawal
was in accordance with pre-arranged
plan. It is certain that the
armies are now in close touch. The
Japanese are advancing in great
force along both of the roads con-
verging on Liao Yang but the cru-
cial question whether it is the
main Russian army that is concen-
trated there to receive them or
merely a strong screen has not been
answered to this date.
Much depends upon the weather.
It is possible that the recent rains
may have made General Kurropat-
kin's withdrawal impossible even
if he desired to withdiaw or that a
further downpour may disarrange
the plans of both sides; but the lat-
est indications that the weather
and the roads are improving should
force a side ot the curtain within
twenty four hours.
Liao Yang Aug. 29. The Rus-
sian forces have retreated to this
place where a stand is expected to
be made. The whole eastern divi-
sion and the troops on the Anshan-
shan position have been ordered to
fall back to positions near this city.
The soldiers were expecting anoth-
er advance when the order to re-
The advance from the south is
apparently being pushed home.
Sounds of artillery from that direc-
tion are plainer than they were
The Chinese here are bringing
out women aud children which
they usually do when expecting a
a Japanese advance. 1
At 5 o'clock ja the evening the
C. B. CAMPBELL VICE PRESIDENT.
R. K. W GOTTEN VICE PRESIDENT.
YOUR BUSINESS SOLICITED.
Associated Press correspondent
crossed over to the left flank. The
understanding was that the Rus-
sians would concentrate heavily in
the morning for an attack of the
Japanese in that direction and the
surprise was greater therefore at
the order to retire.
The explanation is given that
the Tenth corps especially Gener
al Herschelmann's division on the
extreme left was confronted by a
greatly superior force of Japanese.
Though the Russians fouhght
bravely and held all their positions
they had lost an immense number
Fire Broke Out at Two O'clock-
Building aud Contents Burned.
The dwelling of R. D. Stuitz
1 2th and Illinois was burned last
night. The fire was discovered
about two o'clock by a neighbor.
All of the rear end of the house was
in flames when the discovery was
made. Mr. StulLz was away from
home. The rest of the family were
hastily aroused but it was too late
to save any of the contents of the
There was no telephone in the
neighborhood and consequently no
alarm was turned into the fire de-
partment. One of the members of
the force happened to be up and
saw the light in the west. The
fire company hastened to the scene
but arrived too late to do any
Mrs. Stultz had been ironing dur-
jng the afternoon and evening and
it is supposed that the fire originat-
ed from the kitchen stove. The
house was a three-roomed struc-
ture. New Telegraph Office
The Postal Telegraph Co. ex
pects to le ready for business here
Sept 1. The office will be located
in Haggart's drug store. E. Cur
tis who was with the Western
Union Co. here several months
last fall have charge of the office.
The company promises to give first
Fresh Vegetables of all Kinds
Lettuce green onions radishes
eK&' P1jnt carrots celery tomatoes
arrive each day from Colorado.
AlsoCa!ifornia choice fruits pears
plums peaches cherries Etc. at
A be rcrom b ie ' s Pa y- A s- You -Go-Grocery.
Intending visitors to St. Louis
during the World's Fair can assure.
themseU-es satisfactory rooming
accommodations through the Mer
chants' Service company at a nom-
inal expense. For particulars ap-
ply at the nearest Frioco System
tH. B JOHNSON PRESIDENT.
NATIONAL BANK ehb
T. W. LANIFB
C H. BE8SENT
Miss Collier public stenographer
at New Early Hotel. tf
It stray stock trouble you phone
the poundman. 362. tf
Rev. Mr Fait the new pastor of
the Presbyterian church has ar-
rived in the city with his family.
J. R Shultz formerly car ac-
countant has taken a position in
the Rock Island superintendent's
II N. Yerton and wife returned
yesterday from a visit in Kansas.
Mrs. Yerton's sister accompanied i
Misses Cora and Beatrice Wibley
popular teachers in the public
schools last year are spending the
vacation in Denver.
The ladies of the Catholic church
will give an ice cream social Tues-
day evening at Mr. O'Brien's cor-
ner of Third and Colorado. 02
Chas Stevens & Bros samples of
Ladies Tailor suits and skirts just j
received. Blanch Johnston Agent
5m ana xaano. 100-102.
J. F. Kimmerly chief clerk to
the Rock Island superintendent and
Chief Dispatcher Spiecker made a
trip to Enid and other points along
the line yesterday.
For Sale: Two steel tower wind
mills and an So horse power Atlas
boiler smokestack and all complete.
Chickasha Light Heat and Power
THE RENT EQUITY PLAN.
The management of the Equitable
Home Association will pay Si 000
to any man or set of men .vho will
furnish a safer or more equitable
plan for the rent payer to become
owner of his own home. We invite
the most rigid investigation of its
plans and methods. This plan en-
ables the renter may buy under
this plan to a co t equal to about
two-thirds of rent for the same
Read the following statement
made by one who occupies and is
paying for a home tinder this plan.
You can own your home or ac-
cumulate pi ojerty with this com-
pany easier and cheaper than by
any other time "payment method.
Apply to O.icar N. Thompson
Chickasha I T. With Chickasha
To whom it may concern:
This certifies that I am the hold-
er of a property contract in the
Equitable Home Association for
$4500 on the twenty year term;
that in March 1904 the said asso-
ciation purchased for me under said
contract a home at East St. Louis
Ills. and gave me possession of it;
that I am paying each month $14.-
63 on my contract and this is a
c redit on my home and I pay be-
sides $15 03 for the use of the
money advanced by the association.
"I am buying my home for a sum
not greater than two-thirds of what
the same property would rent for.
My interest is only 5 V j percent
and I pay only $75 to secure
; 1000 I itin protected in sickness
accident and lossot employment 1
ana against tailure to pay taxes in-
surance and repairs. No fear of
Very Respectfully J. II. Cau.ow
M'g'r Postal Tel. Oflice. Arcade
B ld'g East St. Louis Ills. March
B. F. JOHNSON C ASHIER j
J. T. At.'ST ASST. CASHIER I
LEROY MAXEV ASST. CASHIER fc
W. 8. TINSMAN
H. B. JOHNSON
Residence 1228 S. Seventh Street.
Office Rooms 6 and 7 Johnson Bldg.
H. F. GORMAN M. D.
General Practictioner Of
Medicine and Surgery
Special Rates Via Frisco
Special round trips to San Fran-
ciso August 15th to Sept 10th
trom ciitckasha . . . . .545.00.
Summer Toi ist rates to various
Mammoth HotSprongsWyo.$7o. 50
Ogden and Salt Lake City $37.65.
St. Paul and Minneapolis . $28.70
White Sulphur Springs W. Va 56. 1 5
Comparatively low rates to East-
ern Northern and Western joints.
Tickets on saledailv until Sept. 30th
Call or address J. A. Weeks
Phone 210. Agent Chkkisha
Terms Of Court
For the Southern District of Indian
First. A term for the trial of
Ada Sept. 5 to 24; three weeks.
Tishomingo Sept. 26 to Oct. 15;
Chickasha Oct. 17 to 29; two
Ryan Oct. 31 to Nov. 12; two
Pauls Valley Nov. 14 to Dec. 3;
Purcell Dec. 5 to 17; two week v
Marietta Dec. 19 to 21; one week
Marietta Jan.'2 to 7; one week.
Ardmore Jan. 9 to Feb n; five
Second.--A term for the trial of
Ada Oct. 3 1 to Nov. 19; three
Tishomingo Nov. 2t to Tifc. ro;
Chickasha Dec. 12 to 24. two
Ryan Jan. 2 to 14. two Meets.
Pauls Valley Jan. 19 to Feb. 11
Purcell Feb. 13 1025. two weeks.
Marietta Feb. 27 to March 11;
Ardmore March 13 to April S;
Third. A term for trial of crim-
inal ami civil cases the length of
time to lie devoted to each to re in
the discretion of the Judges hold-
ing said court:
Ada Feb. 13 to March 11; four
Tishomingo March 13 to Apiil
8; four weeks.
Chickasha April 10 to April 29;
Ryan. May 1 to 20; three weeks.
Pauls Valley May 22 to July 1;
Purcell April 10 to 29; three
Marietta May 1 to 20; three
Ardmore May 22 to July 1; or
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Evans, George H. The Daily Express. (Chickasha, Indian Terr.), Vol. 13, No. 201, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 30, 1904, newspaper, August 30, 1904; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc727326/m1/4/: accessed December 13, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.