Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. THIRTEEN, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 25, 1912 Page: 1 of 8
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CHIC KASHA OKLAHOMA THURSDAY JANUARY 5 1912.
DUKE PAYS VISIT
ROYAL VISIT STARTS
A SOCIAL RVCKTION
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nr wire t.my
I Alex Moore president of
fc'ate. Cirl.-' collKe today gave out
the report which he filed 'with II. H.
Wilson state superintendent the first
of December The report contains In-
teresting data concerning the class
of students who have enrolled and
are doing work Itt Hie Chickasha in-
stitution. According to the Mate-
ment of Mr. Moore the educational
t-tundard of the institution 1ms been
raised much cer that of last year.
There are no classes this year under
the ninth grade and last year there
were only M mudents doing eighth
Another feature aliout the enroll-
ment iK the tart that no hint) school
KiudeiitH have enrolled in the college
o that the local high school work has
not been Interfered with In any way.
Mr. Moore Is very anxious to increase
the enrollment to the :;m) mark be-
fore the end of (he term. The report
shows H'tiiletits but there lias
been an increase since Hie first of
I 'cc tuber. There are ;'( counties
tepreseiiied and Ihive states. The
equipment in the comm. r. ial depart
imiit of the school is belter than that
of any isl.tie school in Oklahoma.
Nearly nine hundred dollars has been
fpent to make this dep an tii. 'at tank
Rtport of Oklahoma Industrial Insti-
tute and College for Girls Decem-
ber 5 tilt.
Total enrollment Dee. ". T'll '-'-a
Withdrawn . . . -S
Present at tendance 'Jul
(S. II. No. :!!. Section IJ. All
white female citizen of Oklahoma
between the ages of twelve (lilt and
thirty-tive (.!') who hnil pu. a tt-
Isfaetory im!naion In reading ar-
ithmetic geography Knt'mh gram-
tnar and Putted State History who
are known to possess a good moral
iharacler may adnlpt'-d to all the
fl Ivilige of the in!i'nt:un.
T!i"te nie ii . i ? - v under 3 1
years of age.
N'umber I'M year of age and under 1 1' I
Number over ;n jch'h of aue ... so
o n h
1 LU hbtt
forth thai i
iio moi l
him! ihe other
f v n.!:iiiv 4-iMlhei t-.l W i . ii
llle the undent m the locul
Kort ot ;:ooii.v
Ul'.evr.l to fore
. s siillness that
prei-edes a ioim and with the ap-
proach of the "April Pool" seaMin
li.p riHiu ini slullt oi tiie ntu.lent
n.t.rhtevou njiper classmen.
A public demonstration of thi fl'ir-
ll was tn.ide W.uitc.Uy afternoon
when the freshiv were given the
horse laugh ml kept from holding tlon and disappointment when Priuci-
thcir annual election of oli'icefs by ! pal Coaan appeared. After deliver-
tiiisi heviotiH upper classmen
l leaked out during the day as
ihi-se things alwa do in ncbool cir- i
cles thai the freshman class was to i
ie'ld a called ami secret meetltig after j
4 M llm for the putpe of electing ot- j
ii . ip ilia vi-ai-
I -School was ilis.mit.sed at Ihe regu-
lar limit but wry few seemed atiions
onily l.oil. Soidiuuiorcs
. -..irt tool tmtdenlv tie
I....! stndinrs hnhili and were lo be
Keen poring ovef ttieir biMiks in u j
very Hiisplclou manner. I
Ftehiii.'u h.A- 1 a'.;.'i.s of nervous-
ness as the tick of the clock counted
off the Bileiu mimii.-N ami tit HI one
made any sign of leaving the ball. Bee
Cochran the leader of the mischief
makers at la took the reigns of gov-
ernment and beenme sneaker of the
house lie called for nominations fo
olficers in the fie-hnien class Thingt
were getting in a leirihle muddle
when Kdgar Cowan whose very pies-
ence bt.s a lemh ie y lo britig "peace
on of turnioi!'' nppeated on the
scene and announced l!il't every per-
son who continued to n;y In the
study hall would "gvnduate with the
ireshman clttss." One glance at the
principle's face convinced the boy
that he meant what he said and there
was a Bcattorillft. Hcwever the fresh-
Jen didn't elect oriiceis
mm in toe
I Number in attendance doing work
taught in graded schools .
Number in atiendence doing work
that is taught in high school
Number doing work in advanceed
studies not embraced In high
Classification of Students.
Colics.' ... .. .. 8
Fourth year high school ."
Third year high school 20
Second year high school lit
First year high school 14 ftl
Special ... .... 114
Regular nutrients are so classified
on the basis of li'erary work but each
regular student is required to take in
addition at least twelve hours per
week of technical work.
Vocational students are those IS
years of ace or over who are special
izi.np; in nome technical branch and at
the sauo. lime taking such literary
work as their time will allow. In
most cases lite literary work of 1 his
class of stieb-nt is of high m1ioo
.Special siudetii.s are teachers mat-
rons high school graduate and oth-
ers w hose duties prevent theii taking
regular or vocational courses. Many
of these shidenls are enrolled in only
one di-jfui uiieti! while others are tak
I it heavy work in several depart-
ments. Enrollment by States.
Oklahoma . 220
The following enmities .are repre-
sented in the enrollment: Custer
Rm-ers. A'oM. Carviu. ; i hi) y Caddo.
Choctaw Jackson Cnnadiiin Okftis-
kee Carter. Comanche Illuine Mayes
Cleveland I'lttstmru Lincoln i.ranf.
Kiowa. I.'ivc Stephens Coal NM'lain
S. niinole Murray KiiiBfisher.
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IE OVER FRESH
But the laugh on the freshics is no
louder than thai on tiie seniors since j
I the day ihev attempted to play "hooky I
and were caught In the act." It was !
"S a'ebond' day" ate! the rstles Ppri- !
it of a "good" senior class could con- j
tain its.-lf no luii.'er. Tlo'ie imt.t ba '
an outlet. Seere'lv t!v. members of !
the elas-s planned to play hookey
ihey would picnic at the river. Livery j
rigs were ordered and Ihe girls and !
ij-i.s tiiet it! a mutual trystitig pi.o c.
Kvertiung was ready lor a giand and
glorious day. Expectantly 'hey wait-
ed for the liveryman to send the bug-
gies. Imagine their chagrin indigna-
Ing himself of a carefully worded tser-
niiinelte Mr. Cowan Invited the young
people b.t -V. to class And there was
not nn.V laughing cither. And woHo
stiil each member of the class had to
bring a written evuse from parents
I for- absence.
Officers Chosen by
An ndiouruetl meeting of tle direc-
tors of the Citizens National Bank
was held last night and the following
direct. us ipmlificd for the ensuing
lirm: 11. P. Smith William lntuan
W. W. Home J. C. I triggers W. H.
Driggers- J. F. 'Origgers and Fd I'.
Officers were elected as fojiows:
II. P. .Smith president; William ln-
tuan vice president; W. W. Home
vice president; 1-51 F. Johns cashier;
ll M. .laey assistant cashier and
F. C. Hall assistant cashier.
Workmen are busy today renovat- j
Ing the office rooms of llerudon and
Durbin and lite walls will be redep.
oiated and re-varnished. The suite
will be made very attractive.
Telegram by V nlted Press..
New York Jan. 2."i. In order to pay
u "vioil of courtesy" to President Taft
the Duke of Connaught left here to-
day for Washington. He will return
tomorrow accompanied by his mili-
tary aide and personal secretary.
Before going to Washington the
Duk.i inspeeied the mammoth station
here and ran an electric engine draw-
ing his train throiiu.li the tunnel. The
Duchess and her daughter remained
Telegram by United Press.
Washington Jan. 25. Police and
secret service operatives are prepar-
ed for a big crush when the Duke of
Connaught arrives here at. 4:20 this
afternoon. The duke will be rushed
to the British embassy in an automo-
bile and then be escorted by a squad-
ron of the fifteenth cavalry to the
White House fie will call on Taft.
Cabinet officers and their wives are
Invited by Mrs. Taft to serve tea. Af-
ter the Duke's return to the embassy
Taft and Major liutt will return the
call. Ambassador Price will enter-
tain the Duke at dinner loniyht.
OF OIL ALL
"We have found evidence of the
preseure of oil ail the way down"
said Dr. A. S. Riddle this morning
in reporting the progress of the drill-
ers in the Rock Creek oil field t he
deptii of 250 feet having bctli reach-
ed last night. "Kvery barrel of slush
that comes out of the hole bears a
trae of oil" added Dr. Riddle.
Following some early difficuilie-f
w itft ijiikk wind the ilri'I. Ut at l-tsi
lu good working order and i- now go-
ing down 0! the n'e of 1" to 150
feet a day. It was driven down a
distance of ltn feet yesterday.
Since the surface soil and the quick
s.'.-nd beneath were penetrated the
drill has been going through alter-
nate layers of sandstone and shale
the latter predominating;. Only two
strata of sandstone have been en-
countered these being about 10 feet
A telephone line to the scene of the
drilling has been installed and any
Important .developments will be
PhQ iQ III)
SIMM II II I f 1 4 i
rn Mn iiinv
In the vase of Oeorge Thompson
the negro porter on the "Firelly"
who was arrested on the charge of
dispensing litiuor appears the old
familiar charge of "introducing" liq-
uor common on the court dockets in
By ihe action of C. S. Commission-
er Hamilton this morning in holding
Thonipnin lor the action of the fed-
eral grand Jury at Vinita on March
4 under the charge of introducing
ll.jtioi tl.U i...... which is probably
the first of the kind to arise since
the lederal court held that old liquor
law Is stiil in force in former linliuu
Territory Is checked up to me ois-i
tnct attorney for disposition when
the matter is presented to the jur
and ihe outcome will be awaited with
Thompson was arrested on a com-
plaint signed by 11. II. limbic deputy
revenue collector charging him with
retailing liipior without a federal lic-
ense upeclul Oflicer Bul'.ew testified
thai he saw Thompson sell the liquor
lo Frank Brown another negro. The
commissioner held however that the
sale of one pint didn't make a man a
luiiior di'.iler and instead of holding
ihe defendant for selling bound hif
over under Ihe charge of "iutiodiie-
ing." COTTON SOLD AT $9.!)0.
Cotton sold on the streets today at
f t.!. 50 l'"i- hundred. There were sever-
al farmers here with cotton.
ScotishCcncert and M
nil?. 11:11 Tills
All preparations have been complet-
ed for the Burs anniversary concert
and ball lo be held at the K. P. hall
this evening under the suspiees of the
Knights and Ladies of Security. 1 he
Chickasha orchestra of eight pieces
will furnish a specially prepared
dance program as well as several ap-
propriate selections for the concert
the program for which follows:
Selection Scottish Melodies
Chairman O. I'. McKinney
Eulogy on Burns.. Eugene Hamilton
Duets a -My Nannie's Awa .. Burns
2 -Oh! Wert Thou In The Ctiuhl
Mrs. T. II. Trawick and Miss Jean
Selection ..The Caledonian Patrol
Sketch A Trip' to the Burns Cottage
Miss Anne Wade O'Neill
Song Come Back to Erin
Miss F.lriie Pecker
Reading Kdinburgh After Flodden
Miss Olive McClintic
Song Humorous When Highland
Mary Did the Highland Fling.....
Mr. Tex Evans
Quartette Annie Laurie Anon
Mrs. T. It. Trawkk Mis Jean Me-
Cosh Mr. Thomas Hughes Mr.
J. E. McNeil.
Selection Songs of Scotland
Telegram by United Press.
St. Louis Jan. 25. W. J. Bryan sat
trouserless in a pressing emporium
today while a tailor ironed the wrink-
les from his trousers.
Enroute home to Lincoln from Flor- j the estimated supply for the four
ida. Bryan became so abserbed in a months' period ending December 31.
conversation with former Oov. Folk Stocks at the beginning of the per-
at breakfast between trains that he j iod were 1375001 ginnings 13543703
missed his train and had lo remain I imports 2C.354.
till noon meantime getting his trous- J Distribution is reported as follows:
j Regarding Roosevelt the Nehrakan
said no president should have a tmrd
term. Ho ' commended the bill intro-
duced in the house providing for pub
licity of endorsements of candidates
for federal judges.
7 HE WANT
the get together place of the
man who wants something
that another fellow has who wants to
sell it. A three line want ad will
Rent your spare rooms
Sell ycur buggy
Sell your chickens
Sell your furniture
Or secure for you any of these things
that you may need.
o LINES oti
IN THE DAILY EXPRESS
Everybody roads Express Want Ads because everybody
roads The Express.
Telegram by Fnited Press.
.'ew York Jan. 25 Members of
some of the old Knickerbocker fam-
ilies whose lineage Trace back far
beyond the piloeless trip of Hetidrieii
Hudson's Half Moon to the headwat-
ers of the Hudson river are distinct-
ly peeved. The male members used
exquisite oaths while the feminine.
members also had their say the o - I being directed from now on by Mis.
jfiet of their anthematism being no j Fieid who they declare owes her
less a personage than Mrs. Whitelaw standing In society merely to the fact
Reid wife of the Ambassador to Ens- that her father was a "4Her" and re-
land and daughter of the California i ali'ed there was more money In deal-
pioneer the Into Darius Ogden Mills. I ing In exchange and grubstaking min-
The scions of i lie old Knickerbock-
er families declare the t'onnaught's
visit is the culmination of a plan bv
Mrs. Reid to have herself recognized
us the only 2t-kariit leader of .society;
They Insist and in doing so contend
they are not jealous that Mrs. Reid
aspires to the place as "undisputed
An American Tribote
Though Scotland boasts a thousand
Of patriol prince and peer
The noblest grandest of them all
Was loved and cradled here.
Here lived the gentle peasant prince
The loving Cotter King
Compared with whom the greatest
Is but a titled thinff.
'Tis but a cot roofed in. with straw
A hovel made of clay
One door shut out. the now and
One window greets the day.
iibi uui tin
Telegram by Cnited Press.
AVashington Jan. 25. According to
the cotton report issued by the cen-
sus bureau today 11947.000 bales is
I export 5:!5u..'l!)4
.stocks held Dec. Si
j .:!7ltt: stock
is reported as follows: Manufacture
AD COLUMN IS
social leader in America" left vacant
by the death of Mrs. Ast.or and that
she is using the political position of
her husband to make Ihe play of a
"visit from royalty."
So the source of the vast wealth
which came to Mrs. lleid from her
father is being recalled. The "old
Dutch aristocracy" does not look with
too great favor on the prospect of
ers than there v. as in actually inininf;
The outcome of the present royal
visit is a lively social war it is ad-
mitted between those who were "tak-
en in" by Mrs. Reid to "meet my
friends the Duke and Duchess" and
those who were not.
to tbe Ayrshire Bard
And yet I stand within this room
And hold all thrones in scorn
For here beneath this lowly thatch
Love's sweetest bard was born.
Within this hallowed hut I feel
Like one who clasps a shrini.
When the glad lips at last have
The something deemed divine.
And here the world through all the
As long as day returns
The tribute of its love and tears
Will pay lo robert Burns.
T F- V
it Pi?rf iw
Telegram by United Pre.
Pekin Jan. 25. With the reaction-
aries in control the government at
Pekin Is in terror today.
Foreign dipiuiiuils have demanded
that the emperor disarm the imperial
guards following information that
the officers had planned an outbreak
agu.n.st the cciCst;als.
Pieiniiji' Yuan realizing that the
young Majichus had accused him of
being a traitor. Is surrounded by five
thousand soldiers who are prepared
to resist attack.
The news -:f massacre impending
created intense excitement ami rei-.Jt-nu
were notified that they fhcti!
not venture Into the native quarter.
All European soldiers remained in
quarters ready for action.
I 9 ft j'i I
If the plans of Postmaster Kayscr
carry the Chickasha postoffi.ee will
be moved iouig'ut to the Sugg build
ing on Chickasha avenue. Kverything
is in readiness nf the building and
rni'.ttnir tn th. nt-ire: hn nt't.u-. .viM hf
During the four years that the post-
office has occupied the Petty building
there have been many changes in the
office force and there are now only
l.e-i of the clerks carriers and rural
carriers who were in the office ut
that lime. Pome of the clerks have
been removed by death some by ill
health and others because of inclina-
tion. The first records of the office
to be deposited in the Petty building
were carried by Albert. DcKlnder and
Frank Coureier and the first records
to the Sugg building will be carried
by Cook and Hughes.
Tonight and Friday unsettled
4- colder Friday
! " off s J v x
! f J M ' 1 ' ' ; j i I
! lllkljh I IXLjIj
Will Speak at Christ-
Those who wish to hear strong
men from the ends of the earth will
do well to attend the Foreign Christ-
ian Missionary Rally to he held In
the First. Christian church of this city
on Wednesday Jan. 31.
Dr. A. L. Shelton comes from Tibet.
His station is the most remote on
tiie planet He h:s a marvelous story
to tell. Nothing more wonderful has
ever been heard since ihe apostolic
I ll.- Ql.ollon la . moillmil t.T.n mil
delivers bis message with great di-
rectness and power lie mixes fuu
and et.'uest in duo proportions.
Dr L. F. .laggard comes- from Con-
po land. His work has been don-)
a! I.onga on the Bunira which is a
tributary of the Congo river. Dr.
Beach of Yale has said that the Mis-
sion of the Disciples of Christ on the
Congo is one of the greates missioe
in (lie world. Dr. Juggard fill tell of
the methods employed and the results
Oilier men will speak from the re-
gion round about and will make their
contribution to the service. Tiie pub-
lic is most cordially invited to attend.
Admission is free. Those who can-
not spend tiie entire day can spend
part of it in hearing the ntessagea of
these men. The literature that will
be displayed; the maps that will ad
orn tn walisi anil the curios are
The service will be led by President
McLean of tiie foreign' Christian
Mission Society of Cincinnati Ohio.
Till-i l.liiy will lie u. ui ll- le.t-
events of the church in 1!u life of the
city. Members of sister churches in
the county are cordially invited to at-
tend both the afternoon and eveniiii.;
IRON AND STEEL
Telegram by I'nited Press.
Washington J.ui. 25. The IIou:e
ways and means committee todjiy re-
ported favorably the I'mh-rwood bill
revising the iron and steel scueduW
of Ihe Pay Ut-Adi leu bill which lud
been acceiHcd b ihe u hum. i .nit. cau-
cus. Ill US V. i'vii i. Lit- Cll.Oi.tLL f Uvvlai'
es that a survey of th.; R'cl and iron
I industry shows it. has reached a Po:
J tion of s.h strength and importan.
that H doesn't need the help
at.'veUiiil'-i.L t.J tcti.'..t. Al.h f.-fi'.ia
countries. The committee feels war-
ranted therefore in recommending
that the duties on all metal Eianuiac-
tories thereof be placed oa a dbnhjef.
ly revenue basis. The report cites
both Gary and Carnegie to show that
steel is no longer an infant industry.
iFor Benefit of (ha
Sans Su.u i cltib
liienta full - It. F.
' Tllwt';'u- P'W'etor of the Owl Drug
L'lnrA I : h'lt-o ..l.-.i-.-.. .1 l.tj I' in.
I t.nti i i'..lay i.c:.:t'.A Ct V..'.Z V.'Cc!!
:0 the S.uis iK:i hchit'.:;-;) f't." 1
in the CirlS' college.
The young ladies of the club are
supporting in ihe collet. vtiueK V
man who is endeavoring to obtain a.
higher education. Kvery one iu lim
city who is intei'os.icd in tlw llto &t a
promising young woman and the work
of tiie (iir'.s coilee sltould visit the
Owl parlors Friday itisht.
GRADY COUNTY "tiF.'ir.
A. 1. .leiiit'tis the real estate
er who has been spending jew
in the vicinity of t;.;in vwn
home enthusiasi i.- in er t;
! ages of (iruilv romitv c.vcr
tioim. Mr. .1 iisies is a i
( Mt-K.Kha suit t.ri'iy mnt
able lo give out Jiiii-lhw.;
II says llial th'n? s.'C.'iou I'
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