Chickasha Daily Express (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 269, Ed. 1 Wednesday, November 10, 1920 Page: 1 of 10
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Chickasha Oklahoma Wednesday November 10 1920
TO TALK PEACE
TAKEN BY REDS ! KILLED!
English Drilling Company 'Makes Lo-
cation on Harness Farm Near
Aflawam; To Build Rig
COSMOS GETS CASINO ;
WILL TEST DEEP SAND
New Wells Promise lo Increase Pro-
duction in Cement Field;
Work Well Under Wiy
Thn number of testa for pil or
fiiis in Grady county was boosted by
ono more today when tlio announce-
ment was made that the EnglUh
Drilling company is preparing to
drill on the Ike Harness farm in the
northwest of the southwest of the
southoaut. o." section ir-5n-7w the lo-
cation being in south-central Grady
not far from the town of Agawam.
iWth G. C. Knglish at the head of
the concern local men from the
English Drilling company which has
been operating for several months in
the tools . have been shipped to Ai;a-
warn from 'Cement and the construc-
tion of 112 foot combination der-
rick is slated to start as soon as
the timcbrs can be placed on the
ground he tesf is less than a half
mile from the old Rock Creek Oil
and Gas company's test drilled sev
eral years ago and which was aban-
doned after two showings had been
shuck when the company ran out
Cosmos Sets Casing.
After a delay of more than two
weeks casing is being hauled to the
'location of yie Cosmos. Petroleum
company lu. southern Grady county
section 22-;in-8w Tihere they have j
licked up a sand at 2412 feet.
Tills casing is being Rallied to the
ound as rapidly . as possible and
ill be run when the hauling job is
omplote. The big rotary has 'been
silling for over two' weeks keeping
the walls of the hola in good shape.
'The casing will be set and cemented
on the sand.'
Whilo the cement is setting the
rig will be standardized which work
is partially complete at the present
time. The cable tools will be pet
and the well drilled in. Officers or
the company state that they expe'-H
to be able to start drilling in by tin-
last of next week.
In Cement District.
What promises to be a good well
on tho 'west side of the Cement field
is that of the Prairie Oil and Gas
company in the south half of the
northeast of section C-."-9 where
hey are drilling into the sand. Con-
siderable oil is' showing and indi-
cations are that the well will be as
good as the average in tho 2300
sand about 100 to 125 barrels.
The same company is drilling in
around 1800 feet oh its well in the
southeast of the northeast of section
."..l-fi-fl. The Prairie well in section
six will he the first well for this
company in tho Cement field.
Run Tubing at Shook.
They are running the tubing in the
well of the Knox Petroleum com
pany on the Shook farm in the
southwest of the southwest of sec-
tion 17;")-2 Grady comity. The well
will be on the pump in the next tev
days it is expected..
Tho( Gorton Higney No. 9 in t!w
Fouth half of the southeast of sec-
tion 12-5-9 is cemented on the l!Hii;
loot sand and is . changing to stand-
ard tools to drill in.
Dailey-Kee and Moore is drilling
at lT00 feet on its No. 3 Big Whip
allotment in section 10-5-9. The com-
-.. 1 . A x-.. n 1
producers on this lease.
The Invincible Mo. 7 Big Whip al
lotment in section 3-5-9 Is to. b
nndded in the next few days. The I
Invincible has six good wells on thi.3 1
oas0j his defensive work proved to be one
I of the team's assets.
"Holly" Hollingswnrth stocky half-;
WEATHER FORECAST - tjback who started in every game pre-j
Tonight fair Thursday some-
Maximum GG. Minimum 32.
Representative In French Capital
Cables U. S Headquarters;
London Report Says He
Was Murder Victim
By United Press.
Washington Nov. 10. The Ameri-
can lied Cross here has received a
cable from Its Paris headquarters
Captain Kmmett Kil-.j
apparently been cap -
tured by the bolshevik! forces dur -
Ing tho retreat of General Wran
gles' troops in the Crimea.
The emergency address of Kil.
Patrick was given as Mobile Ala.
bania instead of Unlontown Penn-
sylvania. One Report Says Slain
London Nov. 10. Complications ' By United Press. -between
the United States govern-1 Tokia Nov. 10. The diplomatic
ment and bolshevik! foreign office advistory council of Japan in a meet.
w-ere seen today as a result of tbo
reported murder of Captain Emmett
Kilpatrick whoso address was
ported to be Uniontown Penn .
The report received here stated
that tho Hod Cross man was slain
by red raiders near Salvado station.
Two other Red Cross men
T FOR R. I.
By United Press.
day announced its approal of a gov.
ernment "loan of $7862000 to' the
Chicago Rock-Island and Pacific rail-
Of this amount it is said 11425-
000 will be used for additions In the
matter of equipment and better-
ment of conditions of Ihe roads property.
GREEN MAY BE OUT OF A RDM ORE
GAME FRIDAY BUT WHOLE OUTFIT
OTHERWISE SHOWING BEST CLASS
"Slats" Green Strauss center pro- 'man a heady player and one of the
bably will be out of the game witii best ground gainers who has ever
the Ardmore high school here next performed In the Strauss haickfiel'l.
Friday afternoon. Tho crack pivot ! Tho fight between Ilollingsworth
man is suffering from injuries r")- j Stoinberger and Gowdy for tho half-
ceived last Friday when the local -i j back's position will bo a hot batt!3.
slaughtered the Enid high school j it is believed.
eleven by a score of 42 to 7.
'Jap Mead scrappy utility line man
will in all probability ho asked to
respond to the emergency call. Al-
though Mead has had no high school
football experience he Is considered
capable of filling the gap created by
Green's inability to get into the fray.
Mead's greatest asset in his defen-
sive ability. Playing with the second
string aggregation he has "busted
up" many opponents' plays and in
the recent game with Ryan high
school was ono of tho mainstays y.
Kelly Do Busk's line.
Green's absence however will
slightly decrease the local's hope of j
winning an easy victory over tiie j
lads from Carter county. s
Others Going Good. j
With .the Vxception of Green the j
C. H. S. aggregation is in almost
perfect physical condition.
The backfield men Roach full-
back; White halfback; Clarke Stein-
berger halfback; Ilollingsworth half- j
back; Gowdy halfback and Craddock j
and Adams quarterbacks are work-1
ing in fine form. i
Since the Enid game the fight for
the left halfback's berth continues
to he waged with more vigor. Stein-
berger played a wonderful game at
Enid. He gained consistently he a;-
isted White Roach and Adams in i
working tho best Interference dis-1
played by the team this season and j
vious to the Garfield county conflict
did not get achance against Enid. He
declare however that ho is "still
In the running" and Is going to shajo
in the performing of the left half-
back's duties. "Holly" is a powerful
Japs Gay Korean Mission Contrl-
buting to Insurgent Movement;
Mission Burned Says The
By United Tress.
Toklo Nov. 10. Twenty Koreans
were killed at one mission and ono
! native school' was destroyed by Jap-
anese troops' on October 30 near
' Lung Tchlng Shun Korea according
jto a statement Issued today by the
i foreign office.
The Japanese infantry engaged the
Koreans after reports hud been re-
ceived that the mission was contri-
butng funds to tho Korean nsur-
Set Ailde Agreement
' ln8 decided to move the voluntary
I abandonment' of tho China.Japanese
military agreement it was reported
on good authority today.
The move was decided upon as a
means of giving China and the other
natons of the orld a better tin
: derstanding of Japan's intentions
I with regard to Asia it was said.
CHIEF IS DEAD
By United Press.
Annapolis 'Md Nov. 10. -Rear Ad-
miral Thos. B. Howard retired died
suddenly here today at his apart-
. lie was found unconscious in his
bath tub and expired a few minutes
later. Ho was GG yearS old.
Rear Admiral Howard formerly
commanded a dlvtslon of tho Atlan-
tic fleot and before that was head
of tho navy department of ordnance
Line Is Strong.
That Strauss has now found his
strongest line combination was dem-
onstrated in the Enid game.
' Only four times during tho entire
conflict did Coach Rode's men make
first downs though the Chickasha
Hi line. Once.the locals held the
Enidltes for downs on their own 3-
Clint Steinberger and Penny dem-
onstrated their worth for the tackle
position in last Friday's game.
Schlotteibeck and Gann at guards
worked equally aB well as did
"Slats" Green center.
Cunningham and Washburn ends
will bo in super-shape for Friday's
fight providing neither receives in-
juries in scrimmages this week.
Strauss is putting much dependence
in the work of Cunningham and
Washburn In the chase for "Bi$
Ten" conference championship hon-
ors. In case of Injury to either oT
these wing men Strauss will havi
Bob Green Neville or Puckett with
which to plug the hole
Friday's bill is a double-header.
Before the Straussmen clash with
th .rdmore Hi eleven j Kelley Den
Busk's second striiigf.a;gWgatioii
will play the fast Ryan-; school team
which outfit recently administered a
37 to 0 defeat to the rivals for Frl-
DeBusk probably will use .Neville
at left end; Bradley at left tackle;
E. . Toothaker left guard; Duncan
center; Fenny right guard; L.
Toothaker left tackle; Bob Green
right end; Adams quarterback;
Bond left halfback; Puckett. right
halfback; Herrington fullback. San-
ders may start In one of the back-
At 11 o'Clock Tomorrow Whlstfes
Will Blow In Memory of Hour
Two Years Ago When
SAYS HOLIDAY IN CITY
American Legiofi. Asks All to Display
Flags and Bunting; City Schools
to Give Program; Invite
Thursday November 11 1920
tho second anniversary of the
Blgnlng of tho armistice by the
powers engaged. In the great
World War has toeen set aside
as a legal holiday wlihin the
state of Oklahoma by proclama-
Hon of Governor Robertson
It is proper that we should
pause in the .midst of our dally
duties to give fitting recognit'on
to tho great principles for
which this nation sacrificed Its
treasure and the blood of it
finest and best young men. 4-
I therefore' as mayor of the
City of Chickasha Oklahoma
hereby set aside and proclaim
the 11th of November W20' as
a holiday within the City of
Chickasha and request that it
'be observed In a fitting manner.
. C. DURBIN' Mayor.
In commemoration of tho signing
of the armistice and as a tribute
of respect to every American and
allied soldier who gave his life tor
tho cause every steam. whistle in
tho city of Chickasha will ha blown
tomorrow Armistice Day as the
clock registers 11 a. in.
Officers of tho Chickasha post
American Legion ex-service men's or-
ganization have requested that ev
iryono pause while whistles ar
blowing. Chickasha si'hool children
will stand during that period.
Hatcher Issues Statement.
J. F. Hatcher post commander o?
the Chickasha Amorieun Legion post
this afternoon issued the following
written statement: 1
"To tho People of Chickasha:
"As a fitting: tribute to those brave
boys who died in order that America
might survive and tlui Stars and
Stripes remain untarnished and to
honor those who sU-ep in a soldier's
?rave. the American Legion respect-
fully asks that every home school
and business institution display a
flag of our country or appropriate
bunting or other decorations during
."This will keep green the mem
ories of our youth the hope of
America that blood was shed on
Flanders field in defense of thos.
principles of democracy established
by the blood of our forefathers."
H. S. To Observe.
The Chickasha high school will ob-
serve Armistice day according to
an announcement 'made this morn
ng by Lanson D. Mitchell high
school principle. The Junior high
school Armistice day observation
program will he rendered tomorrow
and the program for same will Da
announced this afternoon by Princi-
pal Hatcher. Rev. ClifVord B. James
probably will deliver the principal
Rev. Wendell F. Foster pastor o:
the First Presbyterian church who
dolivered the principal address in
the Armistice day services conducted
by the' local Legion post Sunday
night in the Sugg theatre will de-
liver the address at the senior high
"Americanism'' will be the subject
of Rev. Mr. Foster's address tamoi-row-morning..
Ha -will be introduced
by Rev. Sam D. Taylor who also
will deliver the benediction.
Several numbers including the
national airs of England and Ameri-
ca will ibe rendered by the. high
school orchestra. The chorus and
Miss Mays music instructor will ap-
pear on the program.
Readings and Declamations.
Readings and declamations will
constitute a part of the program
"Flanders Field" by McCrae will bp
' Hard Luck f-revents Landing Big
Catch; Consults "Best Minds"
" of Village as to Mosquito
Bite Cure '
By United Press.
Point Isabel Texas. Nov. 10. Un-
daunted by IiIb failure to land a big
tarpon after a 40 minute struggle
President-elect Harding ventured out
Into tho bay again today to try his
luck once more.
Mr. Harding also spent consider-
able time consulting the "best
minds" of this little fishing village
regarding cures for mosquito bltes
and sunburn both afflictions havipi
boen visited upon the president-
elect as liberally as on lessor per-
Tho next chief executive of tho
nation has taken to tarpon fishing
"ho it line anl sinker.' He cancelled
all plans for golfing today and was
out at. sun-up sailing across the hay
to the point where the guides say
the fish are biting beBt.
Had his troll line not broken yes-
terday Mr. Harding would have
landed a big catch.
Dr. W. H. Llvermore of the Chick-
asha Hospital has returned from a
visit of several days in Kansas City.
read by Miss Virginia Thompson and
the answer iby Galbreath will be
read iby Harriet Sanford.
"Tho American Flag" by Beech
er is the subject of a declamation
to be delivered by Sidney MUIs and
"Tho Making of the Flag" (Lane)
by Walter Adams.
The high school jjervlco flag con-
taining ona hundred and forty-flvj
stars' including one gold star will
bo on display while the program 18
being carried out. Principal Mltclioll
will appear In the roll call.
Principal Mitchell stated thil
morning that the public was luvltu t
to attend this occasion.
CHICKASHA HIGH AND MUSKOGEE
ONLY TEAMS IN
Tho "Big Ten" conference cham-
pionship title now rosts between the
Chickasha high school eleven and
the big Muskogee high school aggre-
gation Lanson D. Mitchell local
high school principal declares.
Mitchell points out that Oklahoma
City Hi was eliminated from the top
when they met a 17 to 7 defeat here
early in the season; that Sapulpa
and Tulsa high schools were" later
eliminated by the capltol city lads
and that every team in the confer-
ence save the Chickasha and Musko-
gee aggregations have been defeated
in conference contests. '
Shoull "Dutch' Strauss' aggrega-
tion win over the fast Tulsa eleven
when tha two teams clash on the
latters tildiron November 20 and
Muskig; no defeated by either Tulsa
or Oklahoma City Chickasha wou:d
have ihe undisputed 'honors provid-
ing tin ioca'm win over the Guthrie
team on Turkey day Mitchell con-
tends. That Guthrie will bj easily
defeated by the Straussmen has b?en
On the other hand if Tulsa wins
the tilt with the Grady county lads
and Muskogee scores victorivi o.t
the Oklahoma City ird Tul?a teams
the conference champrnsbtp honors
will go to tho Mu.'kosoe tnm un-
disputed according to Mitch i'
The proba?i!t ef a ti-?' for the
conference hmels looms Mitchell be-
lieves. This i .' i.i b'e the Situation
should Tulsa lie -v.' -Chickasha Mus-
kogee win or .r Oklahoma-City and
""ulsa later 1'f.it their ' nf-igiibors
Muskogee. In '1 :s event eic'j of thd
thrte tean-s have lost o-. gnuo
Should Chickasha and Muskogee
win the remaining conference games
it is consideredj probable that a post-
season game in which the "Big Ten"
championship would be decided will
Contrary to reports printed In sev-
eral Oklahoma newspapers the local
high school principal denies that Ab-
bott's Norman high school team Is a
Special Sermon at Sugg Theatre In
Evening; Touch Upon Avtlv.
itles of Clubs; Public is
Tho Rotary and Lions clubs of the
City are to go to church.
Not that tho members of tho clubs
or some of them at least are not
church goers but this time there U
to be a special service designed par
ticularly for the Ilions ond Rotary
.members. The service will .be held
In the Sugg theatre 'Sunday night
and Rev. Wendell F. Foster pastor
of the Presbyterian church will
preach Uhe sermon.
Arrangements do not call for re
Bervod sections for the two clubs
but tho full membership of the clubs
will be on hand according to officer
and will be seated with their fami-
lies in whatever part of the hous?
they may choose.
The sermon as outlined by Rev.
Mr. Foster will deal with the prob-
lems of the clubs will give an In
Bight Into what they are tying to
do for the betterment of the town
from a civic standpoint and will
touch upon the co-operation that
might be given the Lions and Ro-
tartans by the public.
Tho point Is stressed that the pub-
lic iu genernl is invited to attend tho
services the sermon being the regu-
lar Sunday night message by the
pastor with the added Rotary-Lions
GRADY SOLDIER NOW IN
HUNLAND WANTS LETTERS
Private Lee Brewer of this city Is
now stationed with the Aonerloaa
army of occupation in Coblenz Ger
many according to a letter juat ro-
calved from Hunlund. Brewer en-
listed nt the local army recruiting
station several months ago. His ad-
dress in Germany Is given as Co.
H. A. P. O. 027. He asks that his
friends write to him.
"BiG TEN" NOT
member of tho conference. This ag-
gregation defeated the Straua3
eleven 3 to 0 In a game played sov-
oral weeks ago. Mitchell declares
that this game or the defeats suf-
fered at the hands of the Lawton
and Cherokee high school teams haB
no weight in tho conference cham-
Members of the "Big Ten" con-
ference according to Mitchell are;
Oklahoma City Tulsa Muskogee Sa-
pulpa Enid Okmulgee Guthrie El
Reno McAlester and Chickasha.
Teams who have met defeat in con-
ference games are: Oklahoma City
Tulsa Sapulpa Enid Okmulgee
Guthrie El Reno and McAlester.
Of Joint Features
at O. C. W. Friday
Miss Francis Davis head of the
expression department has an-
nounced the program to be given
Friday evening In the college audi-
torium in connection with the show-
ing there of Chlckasha's moving pic-
ture together with another feature
film which will be brought her'
by G. B. Hale the camera man who
filmed tho Chickasha picture.
Following is tho program announc
ed "by Miss Davis: v "
Little Tin Soldiers Mallory
College Olee Club
Greig Sonata E Minors
The Lane That Had No Turning
The Spanish Dance... Rehfeld
I Lovo Comes Clam'rlng In Salter
Anna tsetn itennie
Chickasha's Ticture "The Miracle
Tho orchestra of tho Oklahoma
College for Women will play
throughout the evening.
Garry Hermann Makes Announce-
ment to Leaguer In Kansas
City Meet; Conference
In Chi Friday
BAN JOHNSON BACKERS
APPARENTLY QUIT CZAR
Hermann Makes Plea for th Adop-
tion of Lasker Plan by OrganU '
zed Baseball; Some of
Minors Oppose j
By United Press.
Kansas City Nov. 10. The flT
'loyal" American League club c-wn-ers
will join the U new National
League club owners In a "peace con-
ference" at Chicago on next Friday.
It was ' announced here today by
Ho made the announcement short-
ly after he began addresalDg the Na-
tional Association of Proi'isslon!
Baseball leagues In session here
His talk wan Interrupted by a
messenger who brought him a com
munlcatlon -signed 1 by the Ave club
oners ho stood wth Ben Joatufop
president of the American LrngUe
In his fight against the new National
League clubs. . ''.'':
Aside from the announcement' that
the . meeting . between ' the "faithful
Ave" American Leaguers and ' Hie
new National League moguls - WoiiJd
be .held Friday Hermann mde
comment and continued his aigUT
ment ' In' favor of the adoption'' of
the Lasker plan by the assoclatlpa
in session. - . ' Vs
A number of the minor league pf-
flclala have been ' opposed' to tfc
Ranker plan It Is .known severf)
having come out openly in a flht
against the program.
t MEM ;
BP STATE PLAN
Chickasha Chapter to be Organlta
Says Local Banker; Other
Oklahoma Town to Get '' .:
In Ring ' -
A chapter of the American Insti
tute of Banking Is to he organized
In Chickasha according to E. D. Poli-
ter cashier if the Citizens National
The meeting at which tho chapter
will be organized Is to he called By
Earl L. Lltteer manager of the Ok
lahoma City clearing house and fcu-
jene 'P. Gum. secretary of the Okla
homa branch of the American Bank
Chapters also will .be organized at
Muskoge Bartlesvllle Okmulgee
Enid El Reno Ardmore Shawnee
Tho Institute of tanking Mr. Foo
ter Bays Is being pushed In the state
by the 'bankers association. . Toe
opening of Its courses over the
state he declares will be the pigual
for new interest In ' Improved " bank-
According to Mr. Foster the luatl-
tute of Banking Is a distinct asset
to the state financial institutions.
The state chapter Is beaded bf
Earl L. Latteer; Frank Bryant Is
vice-president and Eugene P. Gum.
is secretary. The campaign pf the or-
ganization for members will h "
handled through the state office of
the bankers' association it has been
PONCA CITY ENTERTAINS
HEAD OF STATE LEGION.
By United Press.
Ponca City Nov. 10. -Ponca C'ty
is the host of State Commander
Howard Fell of the American Legion
He is scheduled to deliver on ad-
dress in the municipal auditorium
tonight leavfhg Immediately after
his speech for Ardmore where . he
will make an armistice day addrew
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