Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Indian Terr.), Vol. 7, No. 90, Ed. 1 Monday, April 16, 1906 Page: 4 of 8
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CRAXI.EE EVANS PUBLISHERS A. SI) FEOPK1ETOKS.
r.rnsr.t n mvq i ' EDITOS
Entered at the PostofSce in the City of Chickasha
Indian Territory as Matter of the Second Cass.
CHICKASHA IXD. TER.. APRIL 16. 1906.
"Expose the crime and huat down the criminal;
but remembtr that even in the case of crime if it is
attacked in.sensational lurid and untruthful fashion
the attack may io more damage to the public mind
than the crime itself."
THE'CASE OF MR. EARLY
LIAR NO BETTER THAN THE THIEF
In his address at the laying of the corner stone
of a puMic building in Washington'jPresident Roose-
velt used the following language :
"There are in the body politic economic and
social many and grave evils and there is urgent ne-
cessity for the sternest war upon them. There shouH
be relentless exposure of and attack upou every man.
whether in politics in business or in business or in
social life. I hail as a benefactor every writer or
The council has made a thorough investigation
of the h)drant deal. All who know anything about it
have testified under oath. Not one of them gave any
testimony that incriminated Mr. Early.
The Express insisted upon such investigation
the people wanted it Mr. Early wanted it and we
have had it. In the light of the facts brought out it is
time for the tongues that have been industriously
wagging to stop.There is no evidence that shows that
Mr. Early or any other connected with the city ad-
ministration did any wrong or intended to do wrong.
The Mayor and council may have acted hastily cr in-
discreetly in adopting the hydrant at the time they
did but they undoubtedly were acting within their
rights and no improper motive can be attributed to
There is no man who cannot be injured by a
slanderous tongue. Misunderstandings sometimes give
rise to evil reports carelc5 talk and slanderous ton
gues carry them on and do injnry.iThejprudent mau
the just man who wants to be fair with his fellow-
men will not condemn except upon known facts.
Mr. Eaily who has been singled out as the tar-
BUY NOW! I
j EWER SON I
I High Class 5
I "TAILORING FOR MEN"
You'lhave six months
Steady wear of your
If yon place vour order
See my line of' Tropical
B. r. SMITH. Praaidaat.
W. W. HORNE. Vie. PieakUnl
WU. INK AM Vka fnmUimt.
. - KD. F. JOB NS Caafcier
the tens National Dank
CHICKASHA INDIAN TERRITORY.
Surplus and Profits $45ooo.oo
Your Business Solicited
B. t. SMITH WM. IN MAN W. W HORNS ' J. F. SHARF
J. F. DRIGGERS J. C. DRIGGERS ED. . JOHNS
Aacaaata at Mcchut eorporatkma and Indhriduala aolidtaA. eoortaajr ratandad torn-
aartact with WBTTtiT bant inf.
! cret of idle and slanderous tongues is one ot our lead
- t (tin "i I ( Arm v J Vwrwib'
speaaer every man uu vu - . dtizens He has always done his part as a publicj
magazine or newspaper spirited citizen when called upon. When a subscrip-
such attack provided always thar he in his turn re- j cntgrprise is reqQiredj he is always
members that the attack is of use only if it lsabsolut-
4JL1C vt IUC Hi iy .wixic iui aiu u v. f u
ly truthful. THE LIAR IS NO WHIT BET TER
THAN THE THIEF AND IP HIS MENDACITY
TAKES THE FORM OF SLANDER HE MAY BE
WORSE THAN MOST THIEVES.lt puts a prem-
ium upon knavery truthtfully to attack an honest
man or even with hysterical exaggeration to assail
a bad man with untruth. An epidemic of indiscrimi-
nate assault upon character does not good but very
great harm. The soul of every scoundrel is gladdened
whenever an honest man is assailed or even when a
Svoundrei is untruthfully assailed
' One cf the chief counts against those who make
indiscriminate assault upon men in business or men
in public life is that they invite a reaction which is
sure to tell powerfully in favor of the unscrupulous
scoundrel who really ought to be attacked if possible
to be put in the penitentiary.
"Any excess is almost sure to invite a reaction;
and Lnfortunately the reaction.instead of taking the
form of punishment of those guilty of the excess is
very apt to take the form neither of punishment of the
unoffending or of giving immunity and even strength
to offenders. The effort to make financial or political
profit out of the destruction of character can only re-
sult in public calamity. Gross and reckless assaults on
character create a morbid and vicious public senti-
ment and at the same time act as a profound deter-
rent to able men of normal sensitivness and tend to pre-
vent them from entering the public service at any
for the Interurban $250 for the Oklahoma Ceetral and
on every list he is down for a liberal donation It is
an outrage for a man of this kind to be subjected to
such criticism. If there were any grounds for it the
Evpress would not hestitate a moment to condemn
whoever it was but now that the facts are known and
no blame is found to attach to Mr. Early it believes
he should be given justice and should be protected
from unjust attacks.
Gilkey's letter on ancient Athens is an eloquent
piece of descriptive writing.
After lent the social whirl.
I room bona til roa heoac f S
4 nana house (12 4 ran kouac tlZ
I roots aouac SIS I room hoaae CO
Small Store BuOdui $8.
Sea mc for Farm A city property.
Real Estate Phone 46
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YOU ARE NOT A CUSTOMER
You should be. No matter how small
your business you will receive courteous
treatment ancf every faculty will be
placed at your disposal.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $140000.00
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4h a 4k 4lf 4B 4.4b 44k 4 M A 4 441 4 aA 4 4 a A a A Hb a 4k 4 (Ma (A 4h a a 4ft li a A aiA .
Let Vs Figure on Your Bill.
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AGENTS FOR LINCOLN
Cor. 2nd and Choctaw
' Phone No. d7
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All drugs with the same
name may look alike to
you but there are grades
in drugs the same as al-
most any other kind of
THE OWL DRUG STORE
handle none but the very
best and purest drugs.
Xo 'just as good' or sub-
stitutes allowed in this
Vour prescriptions are
compounded by carefut
and trustworthy regis-
tered pharmacists only
aHd you can rely upon
them being failed accur-
ately with the drugs
the physician prescribes.
While we make a special-
ty of prescription work
we also make a specialty
of making the very low
est prices on everything
kept in a drug store.
THYVEATT &. SADLER
S . A
m mr- i ft r!D IV ED HaM Mrl TflU
THE WASHITA VALLEY TRUST CO.
CAPITAL $100000.00 '
1 his Company is authorized by law to execute Bonds and Trusts
to act as Receiver Guardian Trustee or Agent Curator etc.
The Abstract Insurance & Loan Departments
Are Carefully and Promptly Conducted
Interest Paid on Time Deposits.
Frank M. Bailey Oatley Anderaoo. M. M. Bear. C I. Erwin
StephA Brown. C L.I Greer. H. Stephena.
Every Courtesy Extended and your Business Solicited.
I RESIDENCE TO RENT.
l Full block of ground with four room house southwest part of "A
city all for $10 per month. Four room house with half block A
ft ground rent $ro per month. Good four room residence closed
I in electric lights and gas rent $iS. If you want any of these A
call at once. f
I Bohart Leech & McGaughyj
A PHONE 230 t
REAIrf ESTATE RENTING AND LOANS. C
D. D. Sayer
C. L. Greek
C. T. Erwis 5
Cashier ? '
BanK of Commerce
DIRECTORS: j. w. sample geo. w. ladd w. e. cecil a. c.
ADAMS C. L. GREER DCVAU. BCRK D. D. SAVER
C. T. ERWIN.
... Your Business Solicited ...
SEE D. D. SATEP AT BANK OF COMMERCB
J. C. EISFELDEEi
Jeweler and Optician
219 CHICKASHA AVE.
F. E. RIDDLE
Notary Public and Stenographers
in office. Rooms over Bank of
Commerce in Sayer Building.
CHAS. X. FECEHEIMEB
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Commercial Real Estate and Pro-
bate Practice. Johnson Building
Phone No. 100.
a a Barefoot. 1. D. Carmkliacl
ATTORNEYS - AT - LAW
Offic'Onc Browiuo.'. Pharmacy
Chickasha - Ind. Ter
FOR GOOD LUMP COAL
And Brick CallThe
Our Prices are Riaht
LET US FIGURE WITH
YOU ON YOUR
Lumber Building Material and Coal.
AM S DEN LUMBER CO.
CORNER 3RD AND CHOCTAW
Chickasha Bottling Works
E 5. DOUCAN PROPRIETOR
Corner of ist and Iowa Phones: Office 99 Residence 277
. F. SHORT
VEMABLE &. SHORT
Offiwa Rm. 1 4 ( Terrtll B'd PbaMttf
For Scavenger Work
Leave orders at R. M.
Cochran's office or
Rock Island Baggage Express and
Transfer Co. Moving a Specialty.
Phono No. 79
Office at Emerson's Shoe Stoe
Physician and Surfeon
Office at Residence 912 South 9th
street. Professional calls promptly
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J. U. BOATFtlUKTi to Chronic Diseases: Thone so6.
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Evans, George H. Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Indian Terr.), Vol. 7, No. 90, Ed. 1 Monday, April 16, 1906, newspaper, April 16, 1906; Chickasha, Indian Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc729021/m1/4/: accessed April 23, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.