Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 235, Ed. 1 Monday, October 3, 1910 Page: 1 of 6
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A'JTHE LOCAL NEWS
EVERY DAY f
IN THE DAILY EXPRESS ;
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CHICKASHA OKLAHOMA MONDAY OCTOBER 3 1910.
I B A
LIFE BY HANGING
LIFELESS FORM FOUND
SWINGING FROM DOOR
(.'. K. Shultz a joariieyinaii tailor
as found dead In IiIh room at '.ne
rooming house of Mrs. Downing 21!)
Colorado avenue about nix o'clocl . last
evening lie bud hanged himself to the
rod attached to the door transom us-
ing a small leather belt.
Schultz was last seen 'about 11
Vclock Saturday evening wluu hi;
as Hitting In front of the Early hotel.
t is not known when he went to" his
room. His door was locked all day
Sunday and late In the afternoon artcr
repeated failure to get in In reupon.se
to calls. Officer Lovejoy was summon-
ed. In company with Al Shanks another
tailor who worked with Schultz at X.
U. McBride's i-hop. Lovejoy went to the
Downing house and going to the room
occupied by Schultz he peered over the
transom and saw the lifeless body
hanging to the door.
Schultz had attached his belt to the
transom rod climbed upon a chair put j Saturday night. The latter was not
his head 'through th loose noose ami ' drinking at the time und said nothing
then stepped off of the chair: One foot j to Indicate that he contemplated self-
was still partially resting on the chair. : destruction. Shanks went to his room
The face and neck were badly black-1 at S o'clock the next morning but re-
fned and swollen. Death was caused ! reived no response to his knock. He
by strangulation. supposed Schultz was merely sleeping
The door of the room where the!
dead man was fjund was locked wl'I
the kep on the inside but the key wit ;
worked out and the door was pushed
partially open t cabling the officer to j
catch the body before It fell to the;
floor. After a brief examination the;
body was isent to Olayeoiiib & Ander-;
son's undertaking parlors w here it was j
embalmed and is being held with a j
view to locating rtda'lvcs of the de- :
Schultz came bete three weeks ago j
V e have been appoin-
ted selling agents by
the Oklahoma Book
Company for all the
books used in the city and
country schools in and about
Our slock of supplies
viz: Tablets School
llairs. Pencils Pens
Inks. Erasers Rules
etc. 18 larg-e ana we'i ab-
sorted. Send the children
in. Let us fit them out.
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The Leading Prsscription
The Ts'"cit Store
Condensed Statement of
The First National Bank
Ol CliiokaiiLa Oklahoma
At the Close of Business Sept. 1st 1910
l.rains onil Discount
(I. ft Bunil to Secure Circulation
Stocks nd BueurltMHi
V. 8. Bond on hand
Cniih with U. 8. TrMiiui'W
Ch in Vault . '
Cms Willi linn III
t'n.tiiit I'roflU Mil
Thn hnt'i Ktati'inrllt ix tOrTCCt.
T. T. JOltSSOS Cashier
The above figures show the condition of this
Bank. We invite accounts of ail desiring safe
conservative and liberal banking connections.
from Dallas and worked for Mr Mc-
2 ride up to the time of his death. He
was a member of the tailors' union at
Fort YVoith. He told one of his fellow
workmen that he was originally from
Aside from the fact that he was
drinking some Saturday evening no
cause for the rash deed of Schultz is
known. .Mr. .McBride says he was an
unusually quiet steady sort of a fellow
and an excellent mechanic.
"I never1 heard him make a remark
to indicate despondency" said Mr. .Me.
Ilride. "He drank occasionally but 1 j
never saw him drunk during all the
time he worked for me."
Schultz was a single man and thirty-
eight years of age.
Suicide the Verdict.
Justice T. P. Moore sitting as a coro-
ner conducted an inquiry at the un-
dertaking rooms this morning the jury
returning a verdict of suicide.
Al Shanks testified that he saw
Schultz the last time about 11 o'clock
late and went away returning again
at roou and having the same experi-
ence. Late in the afternoon he again
went to the room and tried the door.
finding it locked. At this time he
took over-the transom making the dis-j
emery of the dead body. He then
summoned l.ovejoy who 'broke open i
(he d or. j
X. B. Mi II Idv U s! ;ti d that he paid j
of! the deci--e() Saturday evening giv-)
Ing him about $1T. Schultz' had no j
money on his person when found.
;;rs- Downing testified but gave no i
.information shedding further light ou
the case. j
A pint bottle of whisky nearly empty j
was found In the room occupied by i
Sehutu. It is supposed that he used j
the Ihpior tc nerve himself up to the!
desperate deed which he contemplated j
The coroner's jury was composed of j
J. L. Utlee. Feter Ismert. .1. H. Hunt.
Tom Daiton L. S. McCoy and E. 1!.
Special by United Press.
New York. Oct. 3.- That the political j
sltuii'.iJii Is to be complicated by Willi
liam 1!. Hearst endorsing the republl-j
can ticket in ouler to aid Roosevelt or j
by placing an independent ticket in
the field is considered certain today.
The general Idea Is that Hearst and j
his party in the convention which will J
meet Wednesday will endorse Sfimson.
the republican candidate for governor j
The republicans will open their cam. j
7 7. i . . -A Xi
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is Better Than
- Was Last Year
Special by United I'l'css
Washington Oct. 3. According to
the report of the department of agricul-
ture the average condition of cotton In
Oklahoma Is 70 per cent as compared
with '85 per cent a month ago and 53
per cent the same date a year ago.
In Missouri the condition is 73 per
cent and 72 per cent a year ago.
The biggest lirst Monday Market
day ciowd ever seen in Chickasha.
with possibly one exception gathered
today at the Suiiivan fiam on Choctaw
avenue. The streets -in the vicinity
were crowded with teams farmers hav-
ing come from far a.id near to attend
Uuyers also came from a distance
and the sale was a big one from every
point of view. Col. Hubbard was on
the job as usual and everything was
done up In the satisfactory fashion for
which lie is famous.
The total receipts -f the Chic:;-
as.ia post office fur the month of
September according to Fostmas-
ter Kayser s report amounted to
For Seplemuer !!o. the total
was $2400 making the Increase
this year i'jjj or neatly 15 per
Stamp saies were unusually
heavy for the month -uing
' some days as high i;s I.
0. C. TO BE
Special by United Press. j
Oklahoma City. Oct. 3. The Oklaho. t
ma Central railroad Is to be sold at ai
receiver's sale in Arlmore October 31 i
under foreclosure of a mortgage held :
by the Western Trust company. j
The petition asking for the sale is
now before Judge R. E. Campbell of!
the federal court of the Eastern dis-j
j Sit!(:ial by United Press.
Oklahoma City. Oct. 3 Oklahoma
I City's first packing plant costing: V.-
(HiO.ooo was started today in the pres-
I ence of many thousands of people. Gov.
: Haskell delivered the principal address.
President Brock of the Chamber of
Commerce who was In New York
pressed the button that started the big
plant. - '
Sidney Suggs of Anliuore killed the
Failed to Find !
Cook in London:
Special by United Press. i
London. Oct. U. It was lepuned to-:
day that Dr. Frederick Cook the arctic
explorer was in London but a search
high nd low tailed to liiid him.
Judje IJailey convened the October
terra of the district court of Cindy
county at U o'clock this morning. The
docket is set for four weeks.
Following the empaneling of the
petit jury the criminal docket o1
which there are six cases was called
but owing to delay fn arrival of wit-
nesses no case was ready for trial at
the morning session. A recess was
therefore taken until 1 o'clock.
This afternoon the case of the state
of Oklahoma vs. J. V. Moncrief went to
trial. The latter is charged with forg-
ery Geo. Ladd being the complaining
The case of the state vs. Frank Por-
ter and Will Hanklns charged with
the killing of Lem Moore near Ireton
June 11 1910. was set for today but
was passed for the day. The other
criminal cases on the docket are as
State of Oklahoma vs. Alice
State of Oklahoma vs. T.
Sttae of Oklahoma vs. Carl Howey
State of Oklahoma vs. Thos. V. Sut'
The following constitute the jury
Oscar Hubbard D. A. Farris D. E. f
Emerson J. B. Burton J. H. Gillespie
H. S. Henley A. A. Holmes Jess1"'!
Moore. John M. Cox H. C. Davis Dei! I
nis O'Brien F. L. Friend J. D. Bui.
John Towler. J. it. Fieeman Osca .
Claycomb E. S. Bur'ney A. R. Alfort f
Fayette Copeland Joe Xuuu F. L. '
ing. John Bly M. J. Crawley Henrjj I
Dubose H. W. Duckwall J. A. Dalsoi ft
Fred Krutz J. 0. Burgett and J. . e
MAYOR GAYNOR IS '
BACK AT HIS DESK.
Special by United I'ress.
New York. Oct. 3. William J. Gay-
nor. mayor of New York arrived in
Brooklyn late last uight and was at his
CHICKASHA WON EASILY
FROM LINDSAY TEAR
The opening game of football iu
Chickasha was pulled oft Saturday aft-
ernoon between Chickasha High school
and Lindsay High school with he
Goddess of Victory hovering over ai'd
finally taking up her permanent abode
in the camp of the Blue and Gold. The
Lindsay braves wended their way
homeward consoling themselves with
the short end of a 28 to G score.
The two teams were practically an
even match from the standpoint o
weight but due credit must be given
Coach Eckles for having rounded the
Chickasha clan into shape and working
out. splendid formations. Also the
team plays with a suao and vim that is
sure to give all comers a run for their
money. Lindsay on the other hand
played a w aiting game and many a
good minute was lost while Swartz
called a series of signals as long as a
Swart kicked off for Lindsay to
Chickasha's 13-yard line. Gilbert made
a good catch and with the pigskin
tucked under his arm executed a ."i-1
I yard run before he was pulled down.
Chickasha by a series of end runs
hustled the ball down the field within-
striking distance and Gilbert went over
the line but fumbled and a Lindsay
man fell on the ball culminating the
would-have-been touchdown into a
touch back and counting nothing. The
lirst quarter closed with the score
0 to 0.
In the second quarter Heffner went
over for a touchdown and (r.'berl
kicked goal. Scon; 6 to 0. Gilbert
kicked off and Lindsay hammered the
ball far down into the blue and gold
territory but lost it on downs. By
two end runs Chickasha landed the
oval on Lindsay's 13-yard line and lost
li on a fumble. Lindsay was held for
downs and the ball went back to Chick-
asha who with a few line smashes sent
Heffner over the line as the whistle
blew the ending of the first half. No
touchdown. Score fi to 0.
During the intermission between
halves the enthusiasts made the wel-
kin ring (whatever that is) with their
spavy scrappy yells and the warriors
trotted back to the field harboring a
Special by United Press.
Viiiceuues Ind. Oct. 3. C. Edward
Gibson a millionaire oil operator was
killed today by Moulo .Moore owner
of a string of Indiana theaters.
Family trouble is said to have been
the cause of the tragedy.
Special by United Press.
El Paso Tex. Oct. a. Judge Waiter
B. Grant chief counsel for the govern-
tuent arrived here today to arrange
for the sitting of the arbitration board
which will settle the dispute between!
the United Slates and Mexico Involv -
ing GOO acres of land including one -
fifth of this city.
The land is valued at $8000000 and
I ..ouupersons are
000 persons ate interested in It. .
"- VK -.)'
In all shades regular lengths.
ordinary green tans and reds!
per pair only J3.50
Velum absolute fast color per
pair f 25.00
Remember our f
kind to be had. P
dimensions or Ien
Special by United Press.
Washington. Oct. 3. Ti census bu-
reau cotton .report today says that 2.-
302.211 bales were ginned up to Sep.
determination to pile up a score as
high as the grandstand.
Gilbert kicked to Lindsay's 25-yard
line and that eleven after two futile at'
tempts to advance punted.
Fumbles seemed popular with Chick
asha and the ball was thusl;- lost on the
first down. After a line smash or two
Lindsay executed a pretty one-side
kick and Ward romped on down the
field Tor a touchdown. Swartz kicked
goal. Score to G.
Lindsay kicked off and when th
teams lined up for the scrimmage the
Chickasha tribe pulled off a couple of
nifty forward passes that netted them
sixty yards after which Heffner
scouted right end for a touchdown; but
j Gilbert tailed to boot the ball' between
the bars and the score stood 11 to C.
j Chickasha kicked off. Lindsay turn- j
! bled and Chickasha secured the ball j
J By a series of well directed plays j
j Chickasha pushed Gilbert over a touch- j
j down he failing again to kick goal
ScoVe 16 to G.
Lindsay kicked off. Heffner ran
around right end for 23 yards. Gil-
bert circled the left wing for ol) yard
and the third quarter closed with tint j
ball on Lindsay's 23-yard line.
Rice ran 18 yards around left end;
and in the next scrimmage smashed
through the line for a touchdown with
Lindsay men hanging to him like ba-
nanas to a stalk. Gilbert was success
ful in his try for goal this time. Score j
22 to 6.. j
The next and last touchdown was j
made before the fans realized what
was happening. Lindsay kicked oft'
and the ball was returned 23 yards j
Rice broke away on a double pass and i
ran It) yards and Gilbert iu the next J
play ran the remaining distance for a j
touchdown. Also he kicked goal. Score
2S to 0.
During the last quarter Chickasha
was penalized several times for tackl-
ing the whistle and for failing ou an
attempted on-side kick to boot the ball
the requjred distance. The game end-
ed with the ball in Chickasha's posses
sion and the battle ragiug iu the eue-j
uiy's territory. . j
OFFER BIG REWARD
FOR THE DYNAMITERS
Five Bodies are Recovered from the
Ruins of the Times Building .
Searchers Continue Work
Special by United Press.
Los Angeles Cal Oct. 3. The
search of the ruins Oi the Times build
ing continues today.
It. appears that twenty-one persons
were killed. Five bodies have been
Ceo... ..Otis Mates that he will build
8 better building and will continue the
for industrial freedom.
The city and trades unions have of-
1 trea 18-0" for the arrest of the dyna-
j Loa Angeles Cal. Oct. 3. Three
! uunurecl sliovels and as many pair of
i.cimu uiB&iug uueeasiijgi v iur luiu.y
hours into the debris of the wrecked
Times building have unearthed five
tf the nineteen bodies buried under
jons of ruins. The shovel brigade is
Still at work aided bv railway cranes
sed in lifting the curled and twisted
femains of heavy steel structural
ork and the ruined linotypes.
In the menatime relief Is going to
he homes of Genera" Harrison Grav
tis proprietor of the Times and Gen.
:'al Manager Harry Chandler. Guards
re watching over the plants of several
idustrlal companies. But three ar-
sts have been made since the explo-
ion and but one of these since last
ight when an anarchist .Martin Ea-
an was taken into custody. In the
iope of securing outside aid in the
uest of the perpetrators of the out
rage or the participants In the sup-
posed conspiracy Mayor Alexander in-
creased the city's' offer of . reward to
$10000. This together with the other
offers including those of the labor or-
ganizations whose leaders have pro-
nounced a determination to assiat in
the search for the criminals raises the
total amount of proffered .rewards to
$18500. The city's offer is intended to
tempt any one having knowledge of a
dynamite conspiracy to divulge these
The body of J. Wesley Travis secre-
tary to Harry Chandler has been
The first body was found shortly
after 3 p. nt. and between that time
and 7:30 p. m. three more were recov-
ered all burned beyond human semb-
lance. One of the bodies is supposed
to be that of Howard Cordaway a
young stereotyper who was caught
with many of the other victims near
the front of the building.
Mrs. Churchill Harvey Elder wife of
the night editor who died of his burns
and injuries arrived here from San
Francisco and shortly afterwards col
lapsed from the strain under
she had labored since learning of the
catastrophe which brought death to her
. 0 7 V
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Few friends are as ready and able to serve you as your
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OKLAHOMA STATE BAIHI f
husband. She Is iu a hospital iu a
John Howard Jr. son of one of the
linotypers whose body Is believed to on
in the ruins also collapsed. Since tha
morning of the explosion which took:
his father's life he had been watching;
the ruins and waiting for 'be street de-
partment shovel' wtrnr.t&' flifd ""luore
bodies. The strain and grief and
sleeplessness grew too great and he
also was taken to a hospital.
The inquest will be held Tuesday At
ihat time .the committee of dynamitt?
experts and engineers appointed by
Chief of Police Galloway to investigate
the wreckage in an effort to learn thn
character of the explosive used will
report their findings. Little in the way
of evidence that might lead to the dis-
covery or clews to the identity of tha
pet petrators has been found so far.
Detectives have spent many hours of
Investigation at the home of F. J. Zee-
handelaar secretary of the Merchants
and Manufacturers' association where
an infernal machine was found but.
nothing tangible has been discovered.
Special by United Press.
Louisville Miss. Oct. 3. With tLttj
opening of the trial today of Swimoa
! Permenter accused of murdering
(James Sharp aged 18' it becant?
! known that fifty young men liad sworn
I to and signed an agreement to killi
j Permenter In the event the jury
j should liberate him.
! As a result the governor has order-
j ed out the militia to protect the lit
i of Permenter.
Former New Jersey
Senator is Dead
Special by United Press.
Long Branch .V. J. Oct. 3. Rufutl
Blougett. former United Sttaes senator
from New Jersey superintendent ot
the New York and Long Branch rail-
road and prominent democratic poli-
tician died here today after a long 111-
' ness of rheumatism. He served in th!
i senate from 1887 to 18'J3. He was a
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Evans, George H. Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 235, Ed. 1 Monday, October 3, 1910, newspaper, October 3, 1910; Chickasha, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc728863/m1/1/: accessed September 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.