Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Indian Terr.), Vol. 8, No. 51, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 2, 1907 Page: 4 of 8
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BUILD A LITTLE FENCE
Fill the space with loving work and therein stay;
Look not between the she'.t'rin bars upon tomorrow
But take whatever comes to you of joy and sorrow
Build a little fence of trust around today;
MORE REVEXUES NECESSARY
10 no a.
i hat is wh it ;i vs.-sting tus;m-.-s msm
s-aid. Hear the music. Hear the
hili'rt'n sing. Hear the Bible study.
Co"".' on time.
11 a. m. Regular morning service:
Theme:' "This Grace Also." Come
enjoy the service. -
8:.'!0 at the opera house. Lecture
by Bro. Dinger: "The World's Debt
to Christianity." Good music under
the direction of Bro. Gardiner.
7:30 a special service at the
church. Sermon-lecture: "Our
Thoughts." This subject interests
everybody. You will enjoy the stir-
ring music and the warm welcome.
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More revenues will be required by the city to keep the public improve-
ment movement going. To keep pace with the pavemnt and sidewalk build-
ing operations the city must have money for crossings grading and other
urgent improvements.. In addition to this more school room will be a
necessity next year. The city is now far behind in its finances crpmped on
nearly every fund. There is only one way to raie the additional revenues
and that is to increase the assessment. The assessor seems to be powerless
to do and therefore it remains to choose a board of equalization that will
put the valuations at a fair figure for all the people taxing all property on
a basis that will give us adequate revenues and do no injustice. This is a
matter to which the neonle will do well to give some serious thought. High
taxes may not be a f!?asing prospect but a city held back by the "shorts" is
ORGANIZING FOR THE NEXT BATTLE
It is conceded Ui-t one of the important factors that won the unpre-
cedented victory for t!;e democrats in the delegate election last fall was the
organization perfected by Jesso Dunn and his co-workres on the campaign
The result showed an overwhelming victory for the democracy but this
should not cause the party to attend to organizaztion with less zeal and
care in the coming campaign.; nor should easy victory in the past beget
too much confidence in the future.
It is clear that the combined territories are democratic by a good com-
fortable majority but compact organization is always necessary to get out
the vote and generate the enthusiasm out of which victory is born.
The next campaign will be a harder one than the last. The republicans
know our strength and will bring all possible influence to bear to turn the
tide in their direction. Already we have it reported on reliable authority
that negro colonization has been going on quietly and it is evident that the
democrats will have the liquor forces as well as the corporation contingent
''jned up against them with all the resources at their command.
It behooves the democracy therefore to begin now to drill their forces in
order to be prepared to meet the enemy when the call to arms is sounded.
Mr. Frear who is organizing the state under the direction of the state
committee is giving valuable suggestions and if his plans are followed
there is no question as to the ability of the democrats to meet the foe and
coine off conquerors. Every democrat should be enlisted in this work and
every man in whom resposibility is vested should realize the importance of
the work entrusted to him.
"In peace prepare for war." The next campaign will soon be upon us.
Organization is the work that should engage the attention of every loyal
THE EXPRESS AND THE CONVENTION.
The Journal is puzzled to know why the Express defends the consti-
tional convention and finally comes to the v3nclusion that "it is just nat-
ural with Bro. Evans; he cant take a shot at a democrat no matter how
wrong he does." The Journal also finds that there are only about two
ether papers in the state who are supporting the convention which is a
fair sample of it? accuracy of statement.
It is true that the Ardmorite Muskogee Times-Democrat and other pap-
em have from time to time disagreed with the delegates on divers propo-
sitions! but they have not joined the crowd of defamers who seek to mag-
nify every little disagreement among the delegates into a grave delinquency.
On the contra "y they have loyally supported the convention in its great
objects and work. The Express itself has from time to time werod suggest-
ions; it does not hold that the delegates even though they be democrats
pre infallible but it does recognize that the delegates are honest capable
men and has no fears that their labors when completed will not meet with
the hearty approval of the people.
The fact is that the convention is composed of men who will average
well with any legislative body in the land. And the republican press in its
partisan frenzy its unjust attacks and misrepresentation of the delegates in
trying to parade them before the country as a wild set of hayseeds has done
Oklahoma great injury. These papers have made themselves allies of the
liquor and corporation influences that seek to discredit the convention and
defeat the adoption of the constitution.
The Express is pretty well pleased with the convention thank you. It
was pleased wi';h the outcome of the county line matter. Weren't you Bro.
Journal? It was pleased with the disposition made of the liquor question
and all the other great matters that have been acted upon. It may differ
with the delegates in many details but it recognizes the right of honest
difference of opinion and it refuses to join in the hue and cry of the disgruntled.
Stale Capital: The jar that Chiekasha received by the removal of
Rock Island division headquarters to El Reno will douhtless prove a benefit
in the long run. The citizens while not asleep by any means have begun
to realize that advantageously located as is Chiekasha they have got to do
their part in miking it the great business center they have good reasons
to hope it .tnay be and t'.ie way they are now humping themselves is a
caution to knockers.
The cigarette is one of the most deadly foes of boys. It dwarfs a
lad's physical and intellectual growth and is equally detrimental to his morals.
All good people can afford to co-operate with any movement looking to the
control of this evil.
The way the list of Commercial club boosters is mounting up is as-
tonishing to the slow-goer. Mr. Stephens is thinking about raising the
limit from 250 to 400 members. We can do it. Let's have 'em.
Are you a democrat? Are you a republican? See to it that good men
are nominated for city offices. Attend the primary or convention of your
Chiekasha is getting bigger and better all the time. And larger things
rre coming. This is a straight tip. Get wise pin your faith to Chiekasha.
Col. Geo. W. Barefoot has about decided to enter race for state senator
from this district. He would represent the district with dignity and ability.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY.
Services at Carnegie library.
Sunday school 10 a. m.
Lesson-sermon 11 a. m. Subject
The public cordiall- invited.
Serviceg at 9th and Texas.
Sunday school at 10 a. m.
Morning service at 11 a. m.
Subject of the sermon "The Joy
Y. P. S. C. E. at 7 p.m.
There will be a business meeting of
he church immediately after the
To the Democratic
The Democratic voter
county are requested to meet in their
respective townsihps on Saturday
March 9th 1907 for the purpose of
electing new township committeeman
in each township in Grady county.
Those elected at these meetings will
assemble at Chiekasha on Monday
March 11 at 2 p m. foi the purpose of
organizing the county central com-
mittee and electing a county chairman
and county secretary.
G. W. BAREFOOT
Chairman of Grady Co. Ex. Com.
LAWRENCE MILLS Sec.
(All county papers please copy.)
The Rev. C. H. McGhee pastor of
Epworth M. E. Church South corn-
er Iowa and 4th street will preach at
11 a. m. on "Trouble Machines and
What to Do With Them" and at
7:30 p. m. on "Tne Foolish and the
Wise Church Member."
Sunday E;hool at 9:45 a. m.
Senior Epworth League at 6:30.
Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock
the Rev. Dr. W.' F. McMurray secre-
tary of the church extension board
will preach. The public are cordially
invited to hear this noted divine.
The democratic registration books are open. You must present your
rpplication in person and you can't vote if you don't register.. Get busy.
J. D. Carmichael tells the true story of the Hobart "conspiracy" on
another page jf this paper and it makes mighty interestin' readin.'
Another good sign is that there were never fewer knockers in Chiekasha.
The hatchet tribe is almost dead; peace to their ashes.
If you happen to see anybody look for the best city in southwestern
Oklahoma just cite them to Chiekasha.
Plant trees and then more trees. Make Chiekasha beautiful.
The subject of the sermon tomorrow
will be "The Unity of the Church."
The subject for the evening will be
"A Perverted Commercial Instinct."
The services in the morning will
be shortened and a meeting of the
congregation will be held immediately
after the sermon to consider a very
W. G. Lang Pastor
and remember the next time you:
suffer from pain - caused by damp
weather when your head nearly
bursts from neuralgia-try Btllard's
Snow Liniment. It will cure you.
A prominent business man ot
Hempstead Texas writes: "I
have used your liniment. Previous
to using it I was a great sufferer
from Rhtuuiath-ni and Neuralgia.
I am pleased to say that now I am
free from these complaints. I am
sure I owe this to your liniment "
Sold by Jas. Pettyjohn.
Should be sunshine in the home
and will bt if vou give it White's
Crtam Vermifuge the greatest
worm medicine ever offered to suf-
fering humanity This remedy is
becoming the permanent fixture of
well regulated households-A moth
er with children can't get along
without a bottle of White's Cream
Vermifuge in the houst. It is the
purest and best medicine that money
can buy. Sold by Jas. Pettyjohn.
The New Pattern
In wall papers we are shewing in-
clude many handsome novelties this
If You Think Of Papering
We advise you to come and make
yeur selection as early as possible.
Theie is bound to be a big demand
for many of these new and hand-
some wall papers. Naturally (he
first comers get first choice. If not
quite ready to paper you can select
the paper now. We will hold it un-
til you reed it.
W. A. COOPER & CO.j
115 North Third. Phone 64.
The express Is authorized to
make the following announce-
ments subject to the action of the
STATE AND COUNTY OFFICES
Jas. A. Menefee Carnegie Ok.
a. S. SENATOR
M. L. Turner
of Oklahoma City
Rob't L. Owen
Muskogee I T.
CONG. 5th DISTRICT
D. L. Hopk'ns
J. W. Yager
REGISTER OF DEEDS:
Geo W. Petty
J. D Lindsay
SUP'T PUBLIC SCHOOLS
R. H. Wilson
Ed. F. Johns
F. M Ikard
CHIEF OF POLICE
Frank C. Stubbs
Jas. A. Farmer
H D Gunnells.
You wi l find that
gas is the cheapest
and best for cooking.
WELLS & CO.
We have a good lot 50x165 that
we will trade for a wagon and team.
Have about 8 acres of land ad-
joining the city that we will sell
cheap or trflde for city property
call and go look at this.
Good four room furnished house
One of the best lots on Iowa ave.
50x165 feet price $1000.
ELLS a CO.
Contractors of all Electrical Construction Work
plans and specifications furnished. Moters dyi'i-i
e'.C-Hcal apparatus installed Wiring and fixture
work sign and window decorations a specialty. E'ec
sewing machine motors and 'Mcdiepl electrical bj
commeicial and family use in stuck. . Wholesale '
ing material of all kinds. Filets rigITt apd o.
filled. We kindly solicit your ordei.-..
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if- fcv fci t v t t to r fc W'v fc" v w
f? J. E. FARR1NGTON
i..:f 2& 3 if tft if if f if & 5 m m m
Seed & Feed Store
ALL KINDS OF BULK GARDEN SEED
Alfalfa Red & White Clover Timothy Millet
Kentucky and English Blue Grass Bermuda
Grass Bromis Ineuis Cow Peas Cane Seed
Japanese Buckwheat Broom Corn Seed Oats.
Pedigreed Seed Corn
ah kind of Feed & Specialty
All kinks of Bulks. Phone 451
ED. CITSCHE Manager
Fourth Street rear of Opera House Chiekasha led. Ter.
J. M. IKARD
w. c. riMsi
IKARD & COMPANY
Real Estate and Fire Tornado md
Plate Glass Insurance. 2i2Chick-
asha Ave. Mark Ross Manager
When Fire Eells
ring you first think of your house
then of your insurance policy. Not
much uss of Are insurance unless it
is of the best. The companies we
write our insurance in whether?
board or non board are the kind
Pay All Claims
promptly in full on receipt of ad.
justment papers. Our record on
this point is at your service.
A. B. Cochran & Co.
W. A. HOPKINS
has moved to his nc
location JJ3 South
Second Street dt.s
fcimiinliliiftZI" fciTTii' Irm" '"
Corner Second and
Let Us Figuie
On Your Bill..
Remember We Pay the Drayage Free Delivery in city.
Kansas and Sixth St. Phone 59
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Evans, George H. Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Indian Terr.), Vol. 8, No. 51, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 2, 1907, newspaper, March 2, 1907; Chickasha, Indian Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc728918/m1/4/: accessed November 16, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.