Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 191, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 11, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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CHICKASHA OKLAHOMA THURSDAY AUGUST 11 1910.
Great Host of the Faithful Assemble-
Murray and Ross Loyal to the
Special to the Express.
Oklahoma City Aug. 11. With a
great host of loyal democrat from all
section of tlie state in attendance
the state democratic 'convention was
tailed' 4o order In the Auditorium here
at noon i today ty J. B. Thompson state
After prayer by Rev. J. H. O. Smith
Chairman Thompson addressed the
convention pledging unyielding fealty
to the iitttte ticket' outlining the course
of democracy In the state and predict-
ing victory in November.
TI103. II Owen of Muskogee who
was elected temporary chairman of
the. convention -sounded the keynote
of the conning campaign in an address
which stirred the convention.
Following Mr. Owen's address the
convention' took up the regular bust-
Bens committees being appointed on
Jtlaftorm credentials etc. It is ex-
pected that th session will end thin
Preliminary Incidents leading up to
the opening of the convention indi-
cated that complete harmony would
prevail. It Is believed that the pro-
hibition question will not be rained j
The town la alive -with toliticians
of every caliber and the hotel lobbies
are swarm In g.
Bill Murray gave out a statement
last night In wulca he said:
"I acknowledge my defeat and re-
quest you to support the ticket a loy.
ally as should 1 have been -nominated.
Sixty-five per cent of the voters are
either for myself or Colonel 'Kos. The
nomdnees inust win by our support
the responsibility i upon ua to sup-
port the ticket
"I expect to bo upon the stump dur-
ing the campaign and ahull devote as
much time thereto as my rir.ancisi con-
dition and creditors Will permit.
We have the new
Princess Tablets in
the finest linen with
your initial em-
bossed in blue
enamel on each
sheet. These tab-
lets are the very
ery we have ever
seen. Full assort-
ment of letters
while they last
D. J. BR0WN50N-
The Leading Prescription
The tfij Store
Condensed Statement .0
First National Bank
Of Chickaaha Oklahoma
AS the Close of Business June 30th 1910
I.rjAnA and Umcounta . - .
OTWilrmin - . .
II- 8. likHit to 8oiir Clreulttioa
t). 8. Bonihion hwl jso.onn.no
Ch wiih U. S. trmaurar 6.ikk).o
Omh i Vault K6.ffn.Wl
Cub with Boka l;J(.si.?
Iifi-Kif4 Profit not
The tbove statement is correct.
' T. T. JOHNSON Cashier
The above figures show the condition of this
Bank. We invite accounts of all desiring safe
conservative and liberal banking connections.
"I feel no personal rancor growing
out of defeat and only on my friends
account do I entertain regret.
"While I shall neither tsk nor ac-
cept personal nor .political favors at
the hands of the next administration
whenever the administration is right
it will receive my support or at least
my silent ucquieseense"
Regarding the organization of the
convention Mr. Murray said:
"The Cruce people should have the
right to dictate the chairman and all
the officers of the convention Itself.
They should ah;o have the right to
their own campaign committee but in
selecting the state committee and the
chairman of the state committee that
will continue in office until the next
election all parties should be consult-
ed In the Interest of the party and
my friends will Insist also especially
upon the right to assist in drafting the
platforr.i. As stated before Mr. Cruce
and bis friends should have the right
to a campaign committee that suits
them even If tbey have to go on the
outside of the state committee to get
them. No man can successfully con-
duct a campaign unless he is sur-
rounded by a committee In whom he
has he utmost' confidence."
Col. L. P. Ross of Lawton reached
here yesterday and was in conference
wiih his friend.. While he authorized
no public statciw-nt. It Is given out
on authority that he will be loyal to
the party and will support the ticket.
Among the Comanche county friends
of Colonel Ross was Judge F. I
Cease of Indiahoma
"You can say tor Colonel Ross" said
Judge Cease "that he Is first of all a
fcood democrat and that he will sup-
port the ticket. He will Submit to the
will of the majority do it gracefully
and go on the stump for the ticket."
(HO 100 IN
I Over one hundred Grady couunty
i democrats boarded the special train
j leaving here at 8 o'clock this morning
for Oklahoma City. Of these fifty
I four were regularly fleeted delegates
j to the state convention and the re-
i mainder went merely to see the big
! The special will return this evening
j after the adjournment of the couven-
Jtlon It was a jolly crowd that gath-
ered at the Frisco station. Cruce men
and followers of Itoss and Murray
1 were there mingiiing In good fellow-
1 ship and If there were any sore spots
j none were apparent.
j WEATHER FORECAST.
i For Chlckasha and vicinity: To-
night and Friday partly cloudy.
Don't fail to see "Under the Lau-
rels" Monday August 15 at Conven-
tion hall by the best local talent. It
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JUMUUlll Willi il
J .A. Nicholson and son C. W. Nich-
olson both of Faii view Okla. accom-
panied by Secretary Kirkpatrlck of the
Chamber of Commerce drove to
Hrushy Okla. today where they will
Investigate the broom corn yield.
On account of the exceptionally high
prices broom com has been bringing
In the pasl five years deeper interest
Is being manifested- in its production
throughout all corn yielding countries
and Mr. Nicholson expressed surprise
that Grady county imi't shipping at
least 300 cais out of Chickaslia every
year "The woil here is peculiarly
adapted to the raising of an extensive
crop" said Mr. Nicholson." All that
is needed is cultivation. This .matter
is of considerable Importance 1'rou
pecuniary standpoint and no doubt the
coming year will find many farmers
engaged in planting increased' acrt
Secretary Kirkpatrick intends tak-
ing the matter up in the hope of em
enraging a wore general effort among
the farmers of Grady county to meet
the large and growing demand' - for
Special by United Press.
Beverly Mass. Aug. 11. Since the
attempt on the life of Mayor Gaynor
secret service operatives guarding
President Taft are redoubling their
Taft is not out of their sight a mo-
ment. Every person approaching him
Former experience lias been that
the publication of such a story as the
shooting of the mayor gives a further
incentive to cranks over the country.
Special by United Press.
Guatemala City Aug. 11. The Span-
ish Honduras revolution is suspended.
Former President Bonilla and Lee
Chrlstnian an American leaders were
arrested off the coast of the gate of
Maiaax yesterday. The chances are
slight that they or the president of
Guatemala will refuse the request of
President Davill of Honduras to turn
over the prisoners as conspirators
against the government.
Special by United Press.
Cheyenne Wyo. Aug. H. All roads
lending to the camp at Otis are watch-
ed by ni'ilitiamen and regulars today
following the discovery tliat. the pay-
master's 300-pourid safe containing
J 6500 In cash had been stolen; scout-
ing parties are searching the raouii-
tains in the hope of apprehending the
Special by United Press.
McAlester Okla. Aug. 11. J. M.
Miller 'an intermarried Indian citizen
testified today that he believed the 10
per cent McMurray agreement the
most liberal contract ever made with
the Indians. He believed that better
results could be obtained by attorneys
working on a contingent fee as Mc-
Murray did than for a salary. He
said the government hud broken Its
pledge with the Indians.
The investigating committee ad-
journed here at noon and will resume
its sittings at Sulphur.
Thousands of Business Nidi
Won't Use Old Paper Currency
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. From bucking the line lu football games Lee McClung has gone to tuck-
ing the question of United States money. As treasurer for Uncle Sam the
ex-football player has a strenuous Job keeping the banks throughout the coun-
try supplied with new money. Mr. McClung says he is sure there are at least
a baif hundred thousand business men In the United States who won't have
anything but new money. These men are spenders too. They load a pocket-
book with new bills every few days and dodge used bills as a pestilence. "It
is surprising but true" says Mr. McClung "that the demand for new money
Increases every day. We have many prominent people In this country who
won't use or have a used bill." And there are ' good many millions ot folks
who are glad to get ven a tattered b!U.
Special by United Press.
Hoboken N. Y. Aug. 11. Despite
the optimistic bulletins issued by the
physicians at the hospital none will
make the positive prediction that
Mayor Gaynor Is out of danger.
A bulletin this morning says his
temperature is 100 1-5 pulse 76 and
The mayor passed a good night with
a few wakeful intervals caused by ner-
vousness and slept well this morning.
Dr. George said he had dressed the
wound and it looked healthy with no
indication of infraction. The situation
Gaynor ate broth and a boiled egg
and drank coffee this morning. The
question of food is botliaring the
From the town of Rush Springs
Grady county already this season over
150 car loads of watermelons- have
been shipped and thlpmeuts will con-
tinue two or three weeks longer. From
ten to twenty-five cars loaded with
lucious melons are going out every
J. A. Murphree a Rush Springs
man who was in town today says
there are about ten northern buyers
in the field there besides local buyers.
Farmers are getting from $100 to $163
a car for their melons.
Nearly all the farmers around Rush
have planted nwdons and every acre
yields from one-third of a car load to
an acre. One man wit hlO acres of mel-
ons has already realized over $700
from his crop and has many more to
Mr. Murphree said; "As soon a?
our melons are marketed broom corn
will bo ready to harvest raid cotton
and com will follow. Cotton prospects
are fine and we also have some mighty
good corn. Our fruit has also dono
welt especially -peuenes. o are
working on a plan to lave every j
farmer put out a vineyard of from five j
to ten acres. Grapes flourish in our
vicinity and we believe we can make'
physicians. Gaynor insists that he ;
must have plenty as he is a hearty
eater and would be too weak to resist - -
a relapse if stinted. j
The doctors say the gravegt danger ! -
blood poisoning will be passed today.'
They will allow all members of the -
fnmilv tn hin htit rntprl ttint nfljifl".
of the city officials could see him.
Chief of Police Hayes talked to Oal-'
lagher and he seemed' cheerful. He
read everything printed about him in
the newspapers. He said ho was a
fervent admirer of Hearst and worked
hard for him when Hearst was a candi-
date for mayor. He said his reading
did not inspire the shooting of Gaynor
but he felt that he had no other way
to remedy his "wrongs." He hoped
Gaynor would recover.
MAKE MONEY ON
the country more prosperous by rais-
ing a larger quantity of fruit. All in
all the people around Rush are iu
very good shape this year."
VERDEN WILL PLAY
Fandom autic.pates a splendid per-
formance at University park Sunday
when the strong Verden team clashes
with the re inforced Chickaslia club
and will undoubtedly be present in
large and vociferous numbers. Much
interest is centered In this game as the
much mooted question of supremacy
will be decided. Beatty and Golden
will bo in the points for CMckasha
and with Witherspoon guarding the
third station permits the placing of
Brownlow on second base which he
covers more cleverly man any oilier
position. These are the only changes
in the regular line-up tut they are
suffleiently effective to give the borne
team an even break and that's all they
expect. The game will bo called at
4 p. m.
Congressman Carter Gives Important
Testimony Gore Told Him Story
of Attempt to Bribe
AlcAlester Okla. Aug. 11. "Lo tile
poor Indian" learned a few things
through the proposed sale of $30000-
000 worth of his land In the hearing
before the congressional -investigation
Congressman C. I). Carter of the
Fourth Oklahoma district testified
that at a interview at the home of
Richard C. Adams an attorney at
Washington Adams had said he had
an agreement by which he was to se-
cure 5 per cent of the "profits" to be
derived from the Mc.Murray contracts.
"He also told arte" - testified .Mr.
Carter "that Congressman B. S. Mc-
Uuire "was in on the deal and wo ild
get bis share. He also told me that
In-. Wright a delegate for the Choc-
taw Indians at Washington with a Hil-
ary of $6000 was In. on the" deal. He
also said: 'We also got some others'
but he didn't mention any other
"Did Adams huy he was going 'o get
5 per cent of all the money J. F. Xc-
Murray was to realize on the deal?"
asked Chairman Charles H. Burke.
"Yes he said he was going to make
sure of it as McMurray had double-
crossed him: at other times but this
time he was going to fix it so he
wouldn't lose out and when McMurray
got his 10 per cent of $30000000 or
whatever it amounted to he (Adams)
was going to get 5 per cent of the pro-
ceeds." "I also mot Jake L. Hamon at
Washington-.' He told me to go to that
old man Gore and get him to with-
draw that fool bill of his against the
Congressman Carter who is a part
J.40 Ian hamlals
3:138 Red Sandals
7C20 Queen Sandals wer
7615 Champagne Pumps
7613 Drab Patent Pumps
613 Drab Patent Pumps.
621 Misses Sandals; we
3333 Misses' Tan Pumps
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State of Oklahoma vs. Walter Diehl
et al bond; Barefoot & Carmichael
Same vs. Berry Stringer et al on
bond; Bjtefoot & Cat michael attor-
t a . 1
Saving money is the tost of reliability and good com-
in yosense. Be wise today. Start with that sum you have
We will pay you 4 per cent interest o:i the money yoa
tt- in fli Kilr mvrt MA!1 A tlin i V. -n . I. . ... -
Cherokee Indian and who was for
two years a member of the house com-
mittee on Indian . affairs was then
"Do you think a majority of the In-
dians are in- favor of these contract
giving 10 .per cent to McMurray?"
"There is no doubt that they are"
he replied "but there is also no do-5?c
that in signing the contracts "tany
were influenced to do s by persoaa
who had an inttrest in them."
Taking the stand Congressman Car.
ter related meeting Jake L. Harnon on
May 7 lust. Hamon is accused by Sen.
ator Gore of having Offered him $25
600 or $50000 bribe iu connection with
the McMurray contracts on May 6
"It waa the day after Senator Go-rf
says the bribe was offered htm'
Carter "I met Hamon in the eapi ?1
and we went and sat on the eapHnl
steps. Hamon said : 4iou go to that old
man Gore a.nd get hint! to withdraw
that fool bill of his. against tha A!.-
"I replied : 'If I should1 mix u? in
those McMurray contracts the people
would think I got part of the fee or
they would think I didn't have sense
enough to get part of it which would
be disastrous to me politically in
either case.'. I asked Hamon why ho
didn't go to Gore himself. He replied
he wasn't interested in the contracts."
. Seeing Senator Gore afterwards the
witness sid he told him what Hamon.
said about not having any Interest in
the contracts. "That was not what ha.
told me" Sen.i'or Gore replied ac-
cording to Carter. Th senator th'-n
told Carter about the attempted bri-
Norman Okla. Aug. 11. That ten
billion tons of coal are undeveloped
in i-astern and Northeastern Oklaho.
ma and will become available wltMn a
quarter of a century Is the opinion of
U h. Hutchison assistant director of
the Oklahoma geological survey. He
recently has made an invrsMgiion of
jthe mineral resources of the stale. H
estimates that there are six; million
acres of coal bearing lands outside the
segregated district of 437713 acres.
The capacity of the segregated! district
lands was estimated by Joseph A. Taff
a government expert at approximately
three .billion tons.
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Evans, George H. Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 191, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 11, 1910, newspaper, August 11, 1910; Chickasha, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc729238/m1/1/: accessed October 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.