Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. FOURTEEN, No. 174, Ed. 1 Tuesday, July 22, 1913 Page: 1 of 6
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CHICKASHA OKLAHOMA TUESDAY JULY 22 1913.
W La (HER FORECAST
.r Iff ' II H j L
Lis u i iusj til
Foreigners in Interior of Mexico
Said to Be in Serious Danger
Robber Bandi Murder
to Enforce Demands
FEDERALS AND REGS
JOIN IN AGITATION
Kuerta Regime is Threatened on
All Sides --Wilson is Anxious-
ly Awaiting Arrival of Am-
bassador for Information
Telegram by United Fraes.
Washington July 22. Intervention
in Mexico by this government within
thirty days if order i not restored and
Americans protected was proposed In
the house today by Representative
Murray of Oklahoma who introduced
a resolution denouncing the Huerta i
The resolution proposed that the
president issue a proclamation to the J plete-HUdginl taptain
Mexican factions demanding them to j of tbe Crew
restore order and if thia is diregarded. j
it would authorize- the president to in- j
tervene ustablish peace seue public! Armed with scythes weed hooks
property and hold the tame until dam-j machetes bolo knives and other tools
ages against Americans or citizens of! tiiai would make a bloody bloomin' pi-
foreign countries art compensated. j rut .rw quit tlu-ir ship and strike out
The resolution was referred to the j )or ih' shore and a desert island and
committee on foreign affairs. j safety. Hen Hudgius at tin; head of a
- 1 crew of husky weed cutters is running
Telettis.it !"; Cnli.a rreas
Mexico City. July I':'. It was learn-
ed today that rebels are menacing the
Mate of Hidalgo.' Huerta ordered the
troops trout 'he north withdrawn to
protect the capital
k is learned that Diaz will go from
Japan to Europe to "study military
conditions." lie la Ur.-'i was assigned
to Italy to settle the laud dispute and
then heroine minister to France.
The Japanese charge de affairs bus
netifit-J Mexico that mi anti-American
demon' ration at tiie arrival of the
in w Japanese minister will he resent-
ed by Japan
T'te$iiu iiy United Pre.
Wu.uiiiHU;U Juiy 2'.'. All feni i-
ei;i iii I'm; interior of Mi xir.o are .
gi.i.c danger It Ih stated today.
Additional advices received I. on
confiili nual agents of 1 lie I'm" I
State: fiiw rhmrta today indicate thai
the peril ot foreigners is noeli erci' r
than it wi in the day Immediately
loilowieg the overthrow of Madero.
It is U'-serted to be a Tact that the
Huerta goveiTiuieiit is assaih d on all
sides und many so-called bauds of rev-
olutionists are in reality only armed
robbers w illing to murder to enforce
Confidential advices to the state de-
partment say that both federal and
revolutionary forces are stirring 'he
agitation against foreigners. The
president is plainly worried and is
anxious for the arrival of Ambassador
Reports of conditions surrounding
the Huerta govignment have put ad-
ministration officials In an atliture of
keenest apprehension toward the sit-
uation there. Advices which offic-
ials believe to be perfectly trustworthy
seem to indicate that the strife ' be-
tween the Huerta regime and the rev
olutionary elements is Hearing a point
where some definite conclusion is to
Infromation of this situation when
permitted to become known was cou-
pled with the authoritative statement
that the United Sates was making no
additional naval or military prepara-
tions. Ileports of impending collapse
of the Huerta regime are being talked
over freely In official circles though
no off Ileal of the administration will
permit his name to be coupled with
t hem. All Information made public
was wdth the stipulation that It should
not be represented as reflecting the
views of the administration.
Ambassador Henry Lane Wilson is
hurrying north from Mexico City to
make a first hand report on conditions
Jlls reports will he compared wil.i
those President Wilson has had from
other sources. Secretary Bryan wb-
has canceled some of his lecture du'es
Dial he may return to Washington Frl-
tlay av ill participate in the conference.
Ambassador Wilson was at Havana
Monday and an Indication of the desire
to hurry him to Washington was seen
In a request by Secretary Bryan to
Surgeon General Blue of the pub'ic
health service to expedite the ambus
sador's passage through quarantine at
Havana and Key West.
The first intimation of the latent de-
velopment came Monday but thor
was no additional information during
the day to supplement the semi-official
announcement from high quarters
that this government consider"; 1 the
situation a very grave one for the
Huerta regime and looked forward to
the development of the next two weeks
with the deepest interest.
Yen Days Campaign Continues but
tin Conquest is Far from Com-
amuck in the .city bavin? only de-
struction in his wake.
At that a day does not pass that a
series of kicks are not entered at the
city ball concerning certain weed
patches that have not as yet sampled
tli keen edges of the scythe or tiie
prowess of the weed cutters. Some
ten days hare elapsed since the crew
began work and the effectiveness with
which they have worked is quite no-
ticeable yet evidence of the need of
the crew is manifested every day by
complaints of weed patches here and
there most ly here.
The crew is nine in number and they
are sailing under cders from the city
(Puts. It tnirlit be well to add as a
final tip to those who own weed
paii In s. I hat. if you w aul to save a
lit tie coin of the realm and do it
yourself non's the time. It's a cinch
those weeds are going to be cut and
uiii'll have j pay the bill. The mivor
'ht slid so the council has said so
and I'-en Hudgius is on the job. So it's
about the last call and time to get busy
it you intend to. '
Telegram oy United Press.
Loudon July 22. Dispatches re-
ceived frort (Sofia today deny tin' the
Turks have retaken Adrianople.
Constantinople dispatches sav that
Hadji Adll Bey has been appointed
governor of Adrianople but this may
I.m u anticipatory step.
Telegram by United Press.
Constantinople July 22. The porte
announced today that the Turks have
Telegram by Dnlted Presi-
Puobariat July 22 Roumaniti is
willing to accept tbe terms proposed
SECRETARY BRYAN IN CHICAGO.
Telegram by United Press
Chicago July 22 Secretary Bryan
is in Chicago today enroute to I'eU'in.
Iowa to deliver a Chautauqua lei'tvo.
He expects to reach Washing! xi Fii
KATE INCREASE' SUSPENDED
Telegram by United Press.
Washington July 22
commerce commission today suspend-
ed until November 22 increased rales
on flour from Kansas to California.
Tonight and Wednesday fair.
Recorded by th.i local U. 3
weather bureau observer:
Minimum . U'.'
-Maximum . !13
Thirty-five Blacks Cremated When
Prison Burns Blaze Starts on
First and Avenue of Es-
cape Cut Off
Telegram fcy United Press.
Jackson Miss. July 22. Thirty-five
negro convicts who were Bleeping on
the second floor of the wooden cage
on the Oakley convict farm were burn-
ed to death abvat midnight.
The fire started on the first floor
at the stairway landing cutting off
the only means of escape. Hay corn
and molasses were stored on the first
floor and caught fire.
The blaze spread with surprising ra-
pidity in the structure which was an
undent wooden affair with no fire
The night watchman did not discov-
er the fire until the flame-? burst
through the windows on the: lower
floor. Cries of anguish were beard
two miles and farmers hurried to the
scene but were unable to render as-
sistance. The convicts were employed
in the cotton fields.
Telegram by United PreB
Binghampton N. Y July. 22. At
3:30 this afternoon It was estimated
that forty girls had lost their lives in
a fire which destroyed the overall fac-
tory of the Binghampton Clothing Co.
The fire broke out early this after-
noon and was soon beyond the control
of f remen.
The firemen worVrd desperately but
in the panic that ensued among the
working g!rls following the breaking
out of the flames rescue was impossi-
ble. An accuiite list of fatalities cannot
be obtained at this hour as few of the
bodies have been recovered.
Telegram by United Press
Washington July 22 The
president today nominated to
be. assistant attorney general.
to he assigned to the interior
department Preston C. West ot
. Mr. West lives at Muskogee
and is recognized as one of the
strong lawyers in eastern Okla-
Refusal to Work is
. Now Form o! Protest
Telegram by United Press.
London July 22. Mrs
Paukhurst leader of the militants in
jail today continued her hunger strike
as well as lhe newest form of protest
j refusal to work.
All the women arrested yesterday
were senveneed to from fourteen to
twenty-one clays in prison
uuv ft UiMkSJ
One Half Amount Due Must Be
Paid and One Year Given on Re-
mainderRelief for Purchas-
ers of Unallotted Lands
Through the efforts of Congressman
Ferris relief lias been granted to pur-
chasers of unallotted lands in this sec-
tion. The following letter from Mr.
Ferris Is self-explanatory:
"After considerable effort and after
working with the Indian office for a
long time I have at last been able to
accomplish what is desired relative to
the extension of time for payments to
certain purchasers of unallotted lands
belonging to the Choctaw and Chicka-
saw tribes in Oklahoma. 1 am enclos-
ing to you therewith an extract from
the report aud recommendation of the
commissioner to the Five Civilized
tribes Muskogee Okla. which was ap-
proved by the department on June 28
"This action on the part of the de-
partment w ill no doubt prove of great
benefit to the purchasers of land in
the territory of the Five Civilized
tribes." Very sincerely your
Extract From Report.
The extract from the commission-
ers' report referred to above is as
"I therefore recommend that the
last and final payment be divided into
tvo equal parts if the purchaser so
desires one part to be paid when the
final payment becomes due with in-
terest thereon at per cent per an
num from date of sale until the remit-
tance reaches this office and the other
part to be extended for a period of one
year prodded the interest thereon is
paid up to the time the final payments
or the final payments as extended be-
come due and that I be authorized to
notify the petitioners aud all other
purchasers of lands under these two
regulations when the last and final
payments become due and give them
the option to pay same in full or have
same divided into two equal parts
one part to be paid at once aud the
balance extended for one year.
"In cases where the second payment
has been extended and fall due at the
same time with the final payment 1
recommend that the two be combined
and divided into two equal parts one
part to be paid when due and the other
extended for one year ti per cent in-
terest to be paid at the times and in
the manner as in the cases of the di
vision of the final payment into two
Telegram by t'nited Press
Washington July 22 Senator Snioot
resumed the denunciation of the tariff
bill today. He insisted that the bill
was neither consistent nor workable
and was a violation of party pledges.
Smqot denounced the free list the cot-
ton schedule and the administrative
Senators Weeks and Townsend are
scheduled to speak next for the minor-
ity. Senator Simmons announced that
only three Democrats will discuss the
The declaration of Senator Chamber-
lain ypntBrdHy that he was not bound
to support the bill was withdrawn from
the record today.
New Feterita First
Fed oa 15t& of My
A.L Moberly it fanner living seven
miles northwest of Chickasha sent a
sample of his feterita to town today. It
looks very much like kafir com but tiie
stalk is almost as tall as the average
Indian corn. The head is large and
the grains well developed.
j "The crop was planted May 1 and
was first fed to hogs on July t"" said
.Mr. Moberly. "It will head again lute
in the 'fall. Peanuts and kafir are look-
ing fine." Mr. Moberly appears to be
a believer in the doctrine of growing
.sure feed crops. He has found feifri:'1
a pronounced success.
Continues to Grow
Thus. J. Hughes stamp cleric at the
local postoffice has IP : ' ml some
it..'rV iii : : -c'.'.r.z "!... . the of-fit-.
.'.in iviu.w I.' i" i! a. I'nelu
Sam has established a bu.ii;u.o pri-
osiliou in Chickasha that is not only
paying a big dividend but is increas-
ing rapidly in the record of volume of
business donu. Also the Increase of
business at the postoffice is the best
indication that general business con-
dition are improved over a year ago.
Few people realize the magnitude ot
tho business carried on at the local
postal plant. A total of 2t people are
employed regularly commanding a
monthly payroll of 12250. The net
earnings of the postoffice after pay-
ment of all salaries and c'her expenses
for the fiscal year ending June 30
1913 was $rl70.02. In 1012 the net
earnings were $3128.54 the figures
showing an increase In 19KJ of 6C per
When you walk up to the stamp win-
"School for Coppers'
Opens in Quaker City
telegram by United Pressi
Philadelphia July 22. The Quaker
City's "School for Coppers" today is
in full swing and every day for the
next four weeks one hundred and sev-
enteen prospective Philadelphia po-
licemen will theoretically tuck their
books under their arms and attend
the first grade. And those grown men
aitend school just like they did when
they were kids. They are supposed
to be in) the school room at 9 o'clock.
They get an hour recess for lunch and
then go back to the grind until 4 30
at which hour "school" leH out. And
the court of police A B C's which these
men are put through Is not by any
means play. When they pass the
course they are privileged to put an
M. C. after their names. The M. C.
stands for "Master of Copology." The
regular course is four weeks long.
The new "School for Coppers" is
Director of Public Safety Porter's lat-
est innovation. The Philadelphia po
lice force which has had some mean
things said about it all over the coun-
try on account of blunders of Us men
in arresting and confining in cells per-
sons who some policemen fancied were
violating laws is hereafter to bo a
trained and schooled body of men. A
school for new appointees to the force
has been established at the Tenth and
Greenwich street Kilice sub-station.
Everyroundsman patrolman and traf-
fic mail hereafter appointed will have
to have a diploma from thu law cpiss.
Director Porter appointed the first
squad to take the course and these 117
men now m the primer of the school
will he ready for t-iive duty when
they are graduated at the end o four
Kver since (he si hool for firemen
inaugurated several months ago by
Director Porter proved such a suc-
cess it has been the director's dream
to do something on the same plan for
the "club swingers." Accordingly he
has gathered a faculty of officials of
the police department and organized
this school of instruction for the fu-
UJ I U m
Telegram by United Press
Washington July 22. The repudia-
tion of the testimony by Mulhall by
Senators Clapp and Cummins has earn-
ed those who heretofore have accepted
the lobbyist story without question to
admit that Mulhall will have to secure
some other proofs if his-'declarations
are accepted at their face value.
Mulhall was granted the right to em-
ploy an attorney alter he declared the
probe was "asnuiing the east of a polit-
Mulhall to dr. identified letters cov-
ering his work in Washington and his
attempt to break the hatters' strike in
eastern cities. '
In letters read into the record Mon-
day Mulhall told of conversations with
i:nr Nelson a member of the lob-
by itnestigatiug committuer-iu rt-la-
(low and purchase a stamp you gener-
aii give it little thought. Stop and
make uu estimate on how many stamps
are sold at that window every year
aud then see how far you will miss It.
For the fiscal year ending June 30
1DI3 405'JliS one cent stamps were
sold and C23.6C8 of the two cent de-
nomination. Going further' Into the
proposition if placed edge to edge the
two and one cent stamps sold at the
local office in the above mentioned
time would extend over a distance of
sixteen and one half miles.
The supply of parcels post stamps
Is rapidly decreasing and when they
are entirely exhausted common
stamps will be used entirely as no
more special parcels post stamps will
be printed. The two cent denomina-
tion Is already extinct. Mrs. F. T.
Hanson purchased the last parcels post
stamp of that denomination this morn-
ing and within a few months they will
be a curiosity.
The first week's curriculum includes
instruction in military and physical
drills courts and court procedure;
felony and misdemeanors duties of
patrolmen on their beats reports of
street obstructions illustrations of
crime and action to be taken and in
what instances it is right to use force.
The second Week includes studies
in crimes gambling operations con-
trol of mobs and how to serve war-
rants. In the third week they will
be instructed in how to deal with dis-
orderly houses and persons; how to
get evidence and confessions aud how-
to enforce traffic regulations. The
last week's course Includes Instruc-
tions which deal with cases of cruelty
to animals and the duty of policemen
to enforce health laws. On the last
day of the fourth week all "students"
will take their final examinations. The
averages will be made public. Those
passing will be awarded diplomas and
put into active service.
Lieut. Harry C. Davis is the official
head of the school with Martin H.
Ray as advisory director. The faculty
Includes Supt. of Police James Rob-
inson Acting Detective Charles Lee
Physical Instructor Frank Rodman
Attorney Cooley and Acting Chief Po-
lice Surgeon John Wanamaker 3rd.
The plan is expected to eliminate any
chance for frequent bursts of sarcasm
to which the police are subjected by
making them more efficient. Direc-
tor Porter Is enthusiastic over the
prngrest nf the school so far and hopes
from time to time to make the exam
inations for entrance to the school
'The idea" said the director "is to
have every phase of police duty ex
plained to the men by those who ex
pert in tt so mat tney will Pave a
solid foundation of theory before ac
tually beginning work as policemen.
They w ill be told how when and why
to arrest people and how to deal with
emergencies. They will be. given fre-
quent examinations so that points up-
on which they may be w eak may bo
explained to them."
tion to the rejection early In 1909 of
a bill amending th Sherman anti-trust
law by a senate subcommittee of
which Mr. N'eison was cnainnan Mul-
hall wrote to F C. Schwediuian Presi
dent Van Cleave of the National Asso-
ciation of Manufacturers that he had
seen Senator Nelson and that the sen-
ator told him iit transpired in his
sub-committee. He swore on direct
examination by Senator Cummins that
Mr. Nelson had suggested that tli r as-
sociation send a copy of the sub-committee's
adverse report on the bill to
the president (Mr. Roosevelt.) In one
letter Mulhall spoke of being Introduc-
ed to Senator Clapp by Mr. Nelson and
j of talking with both men about a re
j( eut d" i?;e: c;:;!er the Sherman tt't.rh)t kasna
"I have no reeolle lion of seeiio
Mr. Mulhall or talking to hi i: aboui
this hill ami I certainly would not have
U'.ih-'il to trm about what transpired
hei'i;e the jmlic ary committee" said
Senator Nelson Monday night. "It Is
possible that he may have stepped in-
side my office aud fOtten tbeiu from
'my terk. Mr. HiciTs. my clerk who
!..' as wit!' me then nnd who is with me
I now says that ho cannot recollect' even
having seen Mulhall in our room. So
far as the report is concerned you all
know that Mulhall could get these re
Motorists of County Meet Hera
Wednesday Evening to Form Or-
ganization Chicken Bal-
becut on Program
TWO COUNTIES LEVY
FUNDS FOR BRIDGE
Minco Preparing for Meeting oa
Canadian to Perfect Road Plans
Marked Activities in Coun-
ties South of Grady
According to a call issued by a com-
mittee composed of citizens of Chicka-
asha and neighboring towns the auto
and motorcycle owners of Grady coun-
ty will assemble at University park at
7 o'clock Wednesday evening for tho
purpose of organizing the Grady Coun-
ty Motor club. An effort has been
made to reach every man eligible to
membership with a personal invitation
and the whole crowd is therefore ex
In addition to transacting the busi-
ness for which the meeting is called a
chicken barbecue with a liberal quan
tity of other "eats" will be disposed
of. J. C. Good is chairman of the com-
mittee issuing the call for the meeting.
One of the purposes of the new or-
ganization is to promote the building
of good roads and at the initial meet-
ing the section of the Meridian high-
way through Orady county will be dis-
cussed with a view to getting work uu-
der way at an early date.
By the action of the commissioners
of Grady and Canadian counties the
building of a bridge across the Cana
dian near Union City is practically as-
sured. The commissioners of the two
counties have included in their esti-
mates of levies for bridge purposes
next year a total of $25000 for tho
building of the Canadian bridge and
tho understanding Is that" citizens
along the proposed highway will con-
tribute the remainder of the amount
Citizens of Duncan. Comanche Mar-
low Rush Springs and other towns
have been busy on the southern sec
tion of the roncL much actual work be
ing done toxard its improvement. It.
is understood that a contract has been
let. for a bridge across Red river a
short distance southwest of Waurik.i
and this will farm another link in the
Following up the meeting- at the
park tomorrow erening !t is planned
to hold the great gathering on the Can-
adian which was contemplated some
time ago. Citizens of Minco are pre-
paring for this occasion and I lit hi;
show will probably be pulled off early
in August. At that time it is expected
that all the public subscriptions neces
sary for the bridge will be raised and
plans for the improvement of the high-
way will be perfected.
ft REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
Compiled by the Grady County
Abstract Company 112
North Third Street.
A. B. Strange to Claud T. Krwin 7'
17-13 $1; XW SW SW H-S-iJ. -
D. T. Alger to Geo. W Cray 7-1 S-
13 $1; NE SW; E S ESW; S 'a
NW SE; N M. SW SB 6-8-5; W V. SW;
W V. t-B SW 5; N!-j ieS.i tu ivs lot 1
F. G. and Beatrice 11. Dennis
Warren Dennis 7-M-1K. t: K
RE 3fi-7-7; lots 6-7; N ESW: N ?H
SE; SE SE SW ti; NW 9.11 acres sec-
T. P. Sutton to J. A. liohart
$TP0; lots 13-11 block ;!: lots
blink PI Sparks' first additiou
I. 'A. Smith to Claud T. Errla T IS-; '
; N ': SW SW I l-S-ii.
ports 1 1 oiii the document room 1 have
no recollection of ever me.-iing Mr.
Mulhall or talking to him on tbest
subjects or anyfhillg else.
"1 have not the slightest recollec-
tion of ever seeing Mr. Mu'hu'it a.. I
certainly 1 have no recollection lii.it
Senator Nelson Introduced noi to him.
in his room" swore Senator Clapp. "It
is very clear in my mind that if I had
I would have recollected it."
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