Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 87, Ed. 1 Saturday, April 11, 1908 Page: 1 of 8

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POLITICAL FORECAST
OF THE COilIG WEEK
Senator Owen Speaks at the Jefferson Day
Celebration in New York Many Impor-
tant Political Gatherings
Washington April 11. While the
republicans held the limelight in
national politics thin week by reason
of the slate conventions in New York
and Massachusetts the democrats will
have their share of publicity during
the next seven days. The birthday of
Thomas Jefferson which fulls on Mon-
day will likely be celebrated more
generally than In recent years and
many Important utterances may be
expected. By far the most important
of these celebrations will be the ban-
i;uet of the national democratic club
in New York. A quarrel over the
question as to whether William Jen-
nings Bryan should be invited to
.speak at the dinner threatened for
a time to disrupt the club but it is
now likely that the Nebraskan If pres-
ent will add to the ontory of the
ocaslon. The other speakers will be
President Woodrow Wilson of Prince-
ton university Senator Owen of
ton university Senator Owen of
North Carolina.
Two important democratic state
conventions will be held Tuesday
those of New York and Delaware.
The latter gathering will likely as-
sume an Importance not warranted
by the liniKjrtance of the state in
national poUties.owing to the fact that
It will mark the launching of a boom
lor Judge George Gray for president.
For several months the Delaware
jurist has been occasionally mention-
ed as the "logical leader" of the east-
ern democracy in its opposition to
the caDd'ulacy of William J. Bryan
and bis endowment by the conven-
tion of lib home state Is expected
o result In erystalizing sentiment In
his favor among those who desire an
eastern candidate.
The New York democratic state
-convention wHl also meet on Tuesday
Carnegie hall New York having been
selected the scene of the gathering.
Sentiment among tho members of the
democratic state committee favors an
unlnstructed delegation from the Em-
pire state but there will probably be
some opposition to this program.
Many delegations from upstate coun-
ties and cities have been Instructed
to work for the interests of Bryan.
Chilrninn Connors of the state com-
mittee and many other prominent
democrats are believed to favor Gov-
ernor Johnson and will attempt to se-
cure the election of delegates favora-
ble to the Mlneot rtnn. Mr. Pryan
will be In New York next week and
nny attend the convention.
The Michigan democratic stale com-
mittee will mold a meeting In Laa-
hing next Wednesday to fix the lime
and place for holding the state conven-
tion. It is likely that Mr. Bryan will
receive th" endorsement of the com-
mittee although Governor Johnson of
Miutu-soia has gilned many adherents
in Michigan.
The only Important republican con-
vention to be htld next week Is that
of Minnesota called to meet In Min-
neapolis on Thursday. Secretary
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"Some marriages are worse than
hell" declared a speaker at a meeting
In New York yesterday.
That there are a numbe7 of couples
In Grady county who concur In th
sentiment at least to some degree
was evident from the airing of matil-
monlal misery in the district court to
day.
A little over half of the population
of Mlnco Including men and women
were here to testify in the case of
S. F. vs. Alma Choice.
It appears that neither was satis-
fied with the Choice the couple being
highly Incompatible. There was no
contest as to the divorce but a fierce
fight was waged over the custody of
a bright little child. The case was
still on trial this afternoon with all
except counsel and witnesses exclud-
ed from the court room.
Ponds of matrimony were also dis-
solved In the cases of Lillie E. vs.
John . Feeley and Lora vs. Mill-
burn Moore. . '
Judgments have been given in the
following cases:
Washlu Valley Trust company vs.
Kate May $50 and costs.
Jno. R. Mahoney vs. A. T. & S. F.
and E. O. railroad company $.".00.
Dismissed: C. O. Persouett vs. J.
A. Nayle et al at cost of plaintiff.
R. E .Price vs. Connor Fort cost of
defendant.
Next Monday work will begin on the
criminal docket.
Taft will undoubtedly be the choice
of the convention for the presidency.
Arizona republicans will hold their
territorhl convention in Tucson next
Saturday when two delegates pled-
ged to Taft will be elected. The re-
publican territorial convention of
Hawaii will be held in Honolulu on
Monday is also likely to favor the
war secretary.
The fight between the "dherants and
opponents of Secretary Taft will be
continued in Mass-uhusetts next
week when conven'ions will be held
in several of the congressional dis-
tricts in the state. Present appearan-
ces Indicate that the Taft boomers
will be successful In a majority o!
the districts. In many other states
district conventions will be held and
will probably serve to increase the
lead of Secretary Taft in his race
for the presidential nomination.
ROCK ISLAND EMPLOYE
GETS SEVERE JOLT
Lee Page of 216 Minesota avenue
an employe on the Rock Island got
a h.9rd fall from an engine yesterday
afternoon. While lifting the hood
from the coal shute the rope broke
throwing him backwards off the en-
gine. He fell almost six feet. None
of his injuries are thought to be ser-
ious but he will be unable to work
for some time.
Tito More Joints Closed
IN THE DISTRICT COURT THIS AFTERNOON UPON APPLI-..
CATION OF COUNTY ATTORNEY BAREFOOT TEMPORARY IN-
JUNCTIONS WERE GRANTED BY JUDGE BAILEY AND ORDERS
WERE ISSUED DIRECTING THE SHERIFF TO CLOSE THE
"MINT" AND "77."
IN BOTH INSTANCES AS IN THE CASE OF THE LEGAL
TENDER WHICH WAS CLOSED BY INJUNCTION YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON THE PETITION SETS FORTH THAT THE PLACE
DESIGNATED IS ONE WHERE LIQUOR IS KEPT FOR ILLEG-
AL PURPOSES AND IS SOLD IN VIOLATION OF LAW.
IffORTAHTEVEIITS NEXT WEEK
New York April 11. Among the
important news events scheduled for
the coming week are the following:
Monday
Birthday of Thomas Jefferson will
be celebrated by national democratic
club in New York and by other dem-
ocratic organizations throughout the
country.
Republicans of Hawaii will hold
territorial convention In Honolulu to
select delegates to the national con
vention.
William Jennings Bryan will begin
tour of eaft in New Jersey.
Trial of Hearst mayoralty ballot
box c.se will begin in Xew York.
Tuesday
Democrats of New York will hold
state canventlon in New York City
to elect delegates to the Denver con-
vention. Delaware democrats will hold state
convention and will probably endorse
Judge George Gray for the presi-
dency. Great mass convention of labor
bodies will convene In Fort Worth
Tex. to discuss wage questions.
Baseball Beason by major league
will open.
TEXAtl THINKS
Ml IS
That the man murdered near Rush
Springs a week ago is his son is the
belief of W. R. Cooper of Cleburne
Tex. who arrived in the city last
night and at once went to the Kreitz
undertaking rooms to view the re-
mains. Owing to the fact that the face was
disfigured by injuries Mr. Cooper was
not positive although he has little
doubt that it is his boy. The weight
height clothing and general features
were identified and Mr. Cooper also
said the flnife and pipe found at the
scene of the killing looked like those
his son had.
The name of Mr. Cooper's son was
James Albert and not Charley as
given by the victim In his semi-conscious
state before death. The boy
"Iso said his father's name was
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HOB BUI 1 1 TO HISS
A rumor was circulated this
afternoon that President Roose-
velt had been assassinated.
At 4 o'clock a telegram to the
Express from Kansas City said
there was no confirmation of the
report.
Telegrams from other cities al-
so failed to confirm it.
STRUCK ON THE HEAD
BY HEAVY IRON BAR
V. E McN'eal of 202 Iowa avenue
one of. the Rock Island scrap gang
was badly injured late last evening.
He was helping lift an iron bar on
top of a box car when it slipped and
struck him on the head. A gash
about two inches long was made and
had to be sewed up. Mr. McXeal was
reported doing nicely this morning.
Wednesday
Michigan state democratic commit
tee will meet to fix time and place
for the state convention. '
Contempt case against Sheriff Shipp
of Chattanooga Tenn. and nineteen of
his deputies resulting from a lynching
will be heard by United States su-
preme court.
Thursday
Minnesota republicans will convene
in Minneapolis to select delegates to
the national convention.
National association of cotton man-
ufacturers will convene in annual ses-
sion at Boston.
Eastern Commercial Teacher's asso-
ciation will begin annual convention
in Philadelphia.
Friday
The American Pathological associa-
tion will begin its annual meeting at
Ann Arborr Mich.
Governor Patterson and ex-Senator
Carmack Tennessee . gubernatorial
candidates will meet in joint debate
in Chattanooga.
Saturday
Secretary Taft will deliver an ad-
dress at the banquet of the Sphinx
club in New York.
THE .100DEHED
HIS SON
George. Several times in his delerium
he pronounced the names of his broth-
ers and Mr. Cooper has wired for one
of iliem to come in order to make
more certain.
B. L. Blackstock a carpenter here
and formerly of Cleburne was the
first man to identify the dead man.
He has no doubt that it is the son of
W. R. Cooper.
James Cooper who was a lad of 17
years left home about two monthe
ago and went to work on a farm near
Wolf City Tex. The last time his
father beard from him was two weeks
ago when he wrote "I am either com-
ing home or I will take a trip through
Oklahoma."
Officers are working on some clues
that are expected to shed light on the
crime.
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COUNCIL PASSES
With Amendments After Fight over Two
Sections-Coffmen Ferninst Society Gambling-Fees
for Police Officers
BOOSTERS GET
A HEARING
BEFORE THE COMMITTEE SHOW
THAT CH1CKASHA IS ENTITLED
TO THE SCHOOL
Guthrie April 11. The Chickasha
boosters were given a hearing before
the committee on public buildings last
night.. Strong arguments were pre
sented which proved conclusively that
the Queen of the Washita is the logi
cal location for the state industrial
school for girls.. The delegation back-
ed up their arguments with abundance
of facts and it was evident that the
committee was strongly impressed.
The presence of hte ladies added to
the effectiveness of the appeal.
It is expected that the committee
will report next week recommending
locations for all the state institutions
and the fight will then be transferred
to the floor of both houses.
NEW YORK FOR HUGHES
New York April 11. The New Y'ork
state republican convention was called
to order this morning in Carnegie
hall for the purpose of electing four
delegates at large and four alternates
to the Chicago convention June 16
Bad to nominated -two presidential el-
ectors at large and one presidential
electeor for each congressional dis-
trict. It is likely that the convention
will endorse Governor Hughes as its
candidate for the presidency and that
the slate prepared by the governor and
his adherents will go through with lit-
tle opposition. This provides for the
election of Stewart L. Woodruff Frank
S. Black Steh Low and Jacob Gould
Schumrann as delegates.
BRYAN TO VISIT JERSEY
Trenton N. J. April 11. Prominent
democrats of New Jersey Including
many members of th state legislature
will join in greeting William Jenings
Bryan upon his arrival here Monday.
He will be given a public reception
and Governor Fort the republican gov-
ernor of New Jersey will receive him
at the capitol. The democratic league
has made elaborate preparations for
the entertainment of the Nebraskan
and his New Jersey admirers will at-
tempt to dissipate the idea th.at Mr.
Bryan is unpopular among the demo-
crats of this state.
QB10BT9
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CAPITAL
OFFICERS
W. II. GILKEY President
G. W. BAREFOOT Vice-Pres.
M. C CANNON Asst-Cashier
STOCKHOLDERS
J. II. Griffin M G. Patterson
A. S. Gilkey W. II. Gilkey
W. W.Horue F. M. Weaver
R. K. Wootten J. W. Speake
W A. Wade T. L. Wade
N. Harding C. Rutherford
C. Schlotterbeck J R. Abercrombie
J. A. Slatoa G. W. Barefoot
J C. Eisfelder II. Drake
B. B. Barefoot II. L. Jarboe
M. C. Cannon Geo. S Mead
P. II. Jarboe M. J. Brooks
B. E. Crosby P. H. Dick
F W. Jarboe Rev. A.M. Urban de Hasque
M. G. Atnbrister
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GALIBLIUG " ORDINANCE
The passage of the anti-gambling or
dinance after it was amended over a
jlucky light made by Burton and the
passage of an ordinance giving the
chief of police police judge and city
attorney a fee of $1 each in all cases
where convictions are secured were
the features of a spirited council meet-
ing yesterday afternoon.
Sections three and four of the gam-
bling ordinance were the features that
occasioned the dabate. These sections
provided a penalty for permitting .any
gambling device to be set up or ope-
rated in a building and the latter sec-
tion provided a penalty Tor the ownera
of buildings in which gambling was
permitted. Burton was alone in his
fight for the former clause all of the
other members voting against it .and
on the latter Riggins voted with hira.
Coffman thought it was nothing but
right to Include the society folks who
play for prizes he didn't want to
make any distinctions. After these
two sections had been stricken out all
members voted for the ordinance. Be-
sides making the penalties higher the
new ordinance forbids any kind of
card playing In a public place.
The ordinance allowing fees for
officers was passed without a dissent-
ing voice. It was understood that
additional fees will be added to the
fines commonly assessed so that it
will cost the city nothing.
The returns of the election Tues-
day were canvassed the results be-
ing substantially as published hereto
fore.
In an executive session the appoint-
ment of police and the matter of re-
ducing the force were considered.
Chief Goodwin contended for the right
to recommend men and argued that no
reduction should be made.
Under the law at present police-
men are nominated by the mayor and
elected by the council. The entire
matter was referred to the police
committee.
All members were present at the
meeting.
PAID THE FISE OF MAN
WHO ROBBED HIM
Tom Fitzpatrick who was sent to
Jail about JO days ago with a ten
days' sentence and a $75 fine hanging
over him for stealing a pair of shoes
was released this morning.
J. D. Youngblood the man from
whom the shoes were stolen paid the
remaining portion of the fine amount-
ing to $22.65. lie asked Fitzpatrick to
go to work for him and the latter
said 'I'll go but I'll not promise to
stay a day."
50000
R. K. WOOTTEN Vice-Pres.
II. L. JARBOE Jr. Cashier
GEO.S. MEAD Asst-Cashiei

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