Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 191, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 11, 1910 Page: 4 of 8
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CHICKASIIA DAILY EXPRESS CHICK ASIIA OKLAHOMA.
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CHICEASHA DAILY EXPRESS
EVANS & SMITH PUBLISHERS
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OFFICIAL PAPER OF GRADY COUNTY
Entered at the Postoj?.ee at Chickasha
Oklahoma as second class mail matter.
CHICKASHA OKLAHOMA AUGUST 11. 1910
year delivered by c&rrlur M-BQ
Bis months delivered by carrier 2.40
Thrm months delivered by carrier 1.20
Om month delivered by carrier .40
One week delivered by carrier JO
One year by mall 4.00
Six montbr by mail . 2.00
Three months by mail 1.00
Single copy - - ; .05
County Judge N. M. Williams.
Sheriff John Lewis.
County Attorney Joha H. Ven-
p shk I'
Coiinty TreasurerV. T. Bll-
Register of Deeds-Ceo. W.
District Clerk J. it. Callahan.
4 County Clerk J. D. Lindsay.
County Superintendent G. 7.
County Weigher C. C. Coit-
County Surveyor II. A. Cran-
County Commissioner District
No. 1 John M. Penn; district No.
2 Ed F. Johns; district No. 3
Justices T. P. Moore and J
Constable H. D. Gunnells.
Good! afternoon have you been
' "burgled ?'
o ... .
An ordinance should be passed for-
tiidding burglars to come within the
Senator Bristow has gone to Wis-
consin to campaign for LaFollette and
incidentally to peel a little more hide
Off of "Uncle Joe."
It is reported that the Butter Trust
lias "busted." The trouble was that
it couldn't buck the farmers.
blazed back through the pages of his-
And what a tremendous benefit (hey
have been to the world these men who
were marked by fate to show the
world' what was the wrong way what
was the path to avoid. Exchange.
It appears that those South Ameri-
can 'fcllows keep a revolution or two
stirring all the time just to remind
the world that they are atlll on the
Also the Investigation of the Gore
charges has revealed the fact that
(there is a "Robbers Boost" in Oklaho-
ma. Several people had already sus-
pected as much.
"Oh you rilnny" says the editor of
the State Capital to the editor of the
Oklahoma City Times which we sub-
mit is not a nice way for brethren to
talk about each other. -
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It is said that one prominent Grady
county republican has figured out how
the G. O. P. can carry this county. A
lunacy commission will doubtless deal
wi;h his case as soon as he can be
A few partisan sheets are already
oidemnlng Senator Gore without
waiting to hear all the evidence. Fa'
minded observers will agree however
that some mighty strong evidence in
support cf his charges has been ad-
duced. ' i-0
APOSTLES OF THE IMPOSSIBLE.
In these days we believe everything
As usual 'we are wrong.
Every day someone is proving to us
our error. It this were not true we
would be wasting much of our time
and thought on dreams and plans of
impossible things and occupying
much more time than necessary to dis-
cover the right way to do things.
. An aeroplanist is killed; his theories
Zeppelin's airships and gas plants
are wiped out in accidents; his
whemes were too elaborate.
A rich man dies" unhappy proving
that wealth does -not bring peace.
A man diets a drunkard proving that
it lit impossible for a liberal user of
alcohol to1 succeed in life.
We jeer at the unhappy airman and
we have scorn for tne mean rich man
i.nil the dmniijird.
Hut have Hit y not' pointed out to us
She things that are Impot-slble? Is it
not .iiinortaut that we know what is
iiniiosslblc as well as what is possib'c".'
And have tby net shown us the
wifsig way that we may avoid it?
TUt y are the apostles of the impos-
sible tht'i.e men .who seem to fall
YLt sad lonely trail they have
RICHEST MEN IN NATION.
The list of the richest men of the
United States given below was com-
piled by a New' York' state bank: J.
D. Rockefeller'' 1600000000; Andrew
Carnegie $300000000; W. W. Astor
$300000000; J. P. Morgan $150000-
000; William Rockefeller $100000-
000; H. H. Rogers $100000000; W.
K. Vflinderbilt $100000000; Senator
Clark $100000000; John Jacob Astor
$100000000; Russell Sage estate $80-
000000; H. C. Frick $80000000; D O.
Mills $75000000; Marshall Field Jr.
$75000000; H. M. Flagler $00000000;
J. J. Hill $60000000; Oliver Paine
$50000000; J. H. Higgina $50000000;
Harry Field $50000000; H. O Have-
meyer fr.0000000; Henry Phipps
$40000000; A. G. Vanderbilt $40000-
000; Mrs. Hetty Green $40000000;
Thomas F. Ryan $40000000; Mrs. A.
W. Walker $35000000; George Gould
$35000000; J. Ogden Armour $30000-
000; E. T. Gerry $30000000; Robert
W. Goclet $30000000; J. H. Flagler
$30000000; Glaus Spreckles $30000-
000; W. ' F. Havemeyer $30000000;
Jacob II. Schiff $25000000; P. A. B.
Widener $25000000; George F. Baker
$25000000; August Belmont $20000-
000; James Stillman $20000000; John
VV. Gates $20000000; Norman B.
Ream $20000000; Joseph Pulitzer
$20000000; ; James G. Bennett ''$20-
000000"; 'John G. Moore. $2O60(l'00;
D. G. Reid $20000000; Frederick
Pabst $20000000; William I. Sloane
$20000000; the late William B. Leeds
$20000000; 'james P. Duke $20000-
000; Anthony Brady $20000000; G.
W. Vanderbilt $20000000; F. W. Van-
derbilt $20000000. ' '
out-voted the white republicans and re-
elected Jones. Mott'utt received lu75
votes practically the same number as
were cast by republicans for the
amendment. It Is therefore reasonably
sure that 1000 republicans voted
against the negro and in favor of
Moffatt and the same 1000 voted for
the "grandfather clause" amednrnent
In order to put Jones and his race out
of politics. Muskogee Times-Democrat
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Some men devote all their energy
to keeping people down.
When a woman gets mad she cai
look meaner than a man.
Do you know you are made of or-
dinary clay? Many people don't.
Considering the way they have al-
ways been ground down in this coun-
try the people seem to get along
QUit business before you become un-
reasonable about ordinary business af-
A man who works hard attend.'ag
to his own business always gets good
We don't know much heaven
knows but we know enough to be
amazed at the dullness of some oth-
The world seems to be interested
In pretty much everything but a
A fat man is rather proud of his
slue but a fat woman is nearly al-
ways mad about it.
Lately It's a race for newspaper
notoriety. If you want to become
great hire a press agent.
It is. said of an Atchison man that
he can sit in one place longer than
any other man In America.
"There are a lot of 'funny' people
in the world; but I confess that I
am about as 'funr. as any of them."
Drake Watson. Atchison Globe.
WILL WE BE IMMORTAL?
"I have been working on this theory
two years and If I live two years more
and am in good condition I am going
to live to be 120 years of age" 6aid
Judge E. H. Sullivan of the Spokane
county superior court. "Moreover" he
added "I believe that members of the
human race will live to be 400 or 000
years old in time." Judge Sullivan
who is 60 years of age and as fitraigLs'j
as a new arrow ascribes his physical
and mental vigor to exercising regu-
larly; drinking 'plenty of water and
breathing pure air. "The matter of
life" he said in explaining his theory
"is mainly a question of renewal. Bar-
ring accidents if we take care of our-
selves id .don't kf.d up we should
live many years longer than we do
at this time. Old age is nothing more
than fear ignorance'' and giving up.
There is tjo need for old az;e in the
body. Just keep the joints springy and
the blood pounding through the veins
and arteries and the body will renew.
My rule is to drink more water than
the foodstuffs I eat ?nV walk as much
1000 REPUBLICANS FOR THE
That one thousand white republi-
cans voted with the democrats of
Muskogee county for the amendment
to disfranchise the Ignorant negroes
is cajiable of mathematical conclusion
in the light of the official figures of
last Tuesday's primary and special
election. The total vote cast for all
the democratic candidates for gover-
nor was 3272. A total of 4280 votes
were cast for the Amendment or 1008
surplusage of votes cast over the dem-
ocratic vote for the amendment can
only be accounted for in one way.
They were cast by white republicans
who desire to rid their party in this
county and state of negro domination.
That this conclusion is based on fact
is further proven by the vote on re-
publican state central committeemen
Archie Jones the negro who has been
committeeman frbne this county for
two years was a candidate for re-
election. He was opposed by W. F.
Moffatt a-white mm. ..The negroes
JUSTICE OF THE
Editor Express: On page 455 ses-
sion laws of 1907 and 1908 will be
found an . act repealing- the existing
law requiring two justices of the peace
in each township to be elected and
requiring the county commissioners
at their regular session in July 1910
to divide the county into six justice
of the peace districts and a yiat of
said districts to be kept in the office
of the county clerk. At the general
election for the year 1910 and every
biennial election thereafter there shall
be elected one justice of the peace
and one constable for each district.
The election law required each can-
didate to file their .petition 30 days
before the primary election in order
to get on the ticket. (See compiled
tatutes of Oklahoma page 791 sec
tion 3279.) The primary election was
held August 2 so there was not time
for candidates to file their petitions
"0 days before the .primary for jus-
tice of th peace and constable in
these justice of the peace districts.
Now the name of & candidate for
justice of the wace was on the demo-
cratic ticket voted at the primary at
Tuttle. For the reasons given above
we contend that no candidates for
justice of the peace or constable un-
der the above law could be legally
printed on the ticket. Nona was on
the republican or socialist ticket it
being generally understood (as we
are informed) by the republican and
socialist parties that none could legal
ly be placed on the ticket no candi-
dates filing to be placed on for that
reason. And others would have ap-
peared oh the democratic ticket if it
bad not been so generally understood
Now many of us will object to said
candidates' name being placed upon
the general election ticket for Novem-
ber not for personal reasons but that
if we have a justice of the peace he
be legally elected so that he can le
gally hold his office and as a matter
of right and justice. The county elec-
tion board will certainly consult the
county attorney or get the opinion of
the attorney general before placing
the names of these jusMces of the
peace who slipped their uS'es on the
primary ticket under the oil law upon
the -general ticket to be voted in No-
vember and thereby avoid litigation.
STRUCK A RICH MINE
S. W. Bends of Coal City Ala. says
he struck a perfect mine of health in
Dr. King's New Life Pills for they
cured him of liver and kidney trouble
after 12 years of suffering. They are
the best pills on earth for constipa-
tion malaria headache dyspepsia de-
bility. 25c at Brown & Co.'s. d&w
A RACE WITH FIRE
A Story of the Gv3 War
By' EDU1NC TRASK
Copyright 1910 by American Presi
When one morning- just before sun-
rise we swept down on Turncrville
taking the place by surprise we found
three loco-Qotlves audi twenty freight
cars standing ia the railroad yard.
A train was made up loaded with
troops and I havls been a locomotive
engineer was put in the cat Before
starting the general said to me:
"Sergeant the success of this expe-
dition dependa upon you. Colonel Par-
ker is in command but has nothing to
do with running the train. That's in
your hands. As soon as the Confed-
erates know we're hero they'll send a
force to cut us oft But they'll need
the bridge at B. and I want you to
get these men there before daylight in
the morning to burn it. But you must
keep a sharp lookout for snags. The
citizens on the line you will pass over
are all hostile and they'll strain every
nerve to wreck your train. Remem-
ber not only tho lives of the men in
these cars but the safety of the whole
command depends upon you."
The first tea mllas we did by day-
light Then it grew dark and 1 had
nothing to see by but the lantern
which lit the track dimly. My "uead
was thrust far out the cab window
and my hand was on the throttle.
Twice I stopped her within a few feet
of a tie wedged in between a rail and
the ties and once I bumped a tree
that had been felled across the track
having not quite stopped before reach-
ing it. On au elevation 1 struck a
junction . and a lot of people standing
about staring a us as we passed. 1
didn't like their )ooks. But the tele-
graph wires bad been cut and I didn't
see how they could send word ahead.
There were half a dozen ; freight cars
on a sidetrack but no locomotive.
Soon after leaving the junction I shut
off steam and let bor roll down the
long declivity. .1 was nearly at the
foot on a short upward grade when 1
had a break the engine was only fit
for a Junk heap and spent half an
hour at a standstill while I patched it.
As 1 remounted the cab Corporal Bob
Jenkins who was acting as fireman
pointed up the hill with a look of hor-
ror. I saw a .bright light and a mo-
ment later a hort string of freight
cars shot from out a cut. 1 knew at
once what it meant The citizens at
the junction had started the cars I harii
seen on the sidetrack first having set
them afire with" the hope that they
would smash us cn catching us and
If there was anything left of our train
burn it. 1 juutwd into tho cab and
pulled the throttkv : -
The grade behind us wasn't less than
30 degrees and the fire train was com-
ing like lightnin. 1 had a few train
lengths to go on nearly a level then
a straightaway traqk on a Blight de-
cline. The fire rain was coming at a
rate of a mile in forty-five seconds and
the best my ol(Lwheezer could do was
a mile in two inlflutes. If 1 couldn't
haul away far enough before the cars
behind reached a place where they
would lose momentum they would ruin
Then began the race of my life. 1
could have stopped let the men out of
the cars and permitted the smashup
bnt the bridge wouldn't be burned and
our force at Turnerville would be cut
off. I remembered the pressure of the
hand the general had given me and 1
tightly grasped the throttle resolved
to get away from those fire cars or
I held my eyes front while Bob Jen-
kins kept me posted on the fire cars.
"They're gaining on us mighty fast!"
"Only a mile away!" "They'll catch
us sure!" "They're coming like a
streak of lightning!" These were the
unassuring words Bob gave me while
my locomotive puffed and sputtered
and dragged along at what se?med to
us a snail's pace.
Then suddenly turning a curve I
saw a light ahead. Great heavens!
Were we to have fire both in front
and behind us? KuDuing on a straight
track 1 saw men kindling a small
bridge. They had got the fire well
going but 1 didn't beeve they had
burned the stringers suflicieutly to let
us down. At any rate 1 determined
to risk it Leaving on full speed-I
couldn't put on any more I dashed
Into the flames -i My locomotive cross-
ed safely and I was congratulating
myself that the. train was all over
when I felt a shock. We went a short
distance and stopped
The bridge had gone down under the
last two cars. Several men were bad-
ly Injured but no one killed. All were
got out before the fire cars plunged iu
on the wreck and stopped there to
mingle their burning with that of the
other material 'v
The men of the last two cars got
into those cars that bad crossed carry-
ing the wounded 1 mounted my en-
gine and we steamed on for the rest
of the night reaching the bridge at
B. just before dawn. My work was
done. I leaned out of the cab window
wstchlng the men carry the wood and
petroleum and distribute them along
the structure. Then suddenly there was
a flash and from one end to the other
all wts aflame. I never looked at de-
struction before with such comfort
and delight ' '
When I got back to camp I got a
warm pressure of the hand from the
general and It was not long bffore.
through his influence I was given a
commission. But the best work I did
In the war was the-flight before those
fire cars. . ...-..' -; :
Has been with us this
summer of Summer
liiu uiudtuu ucUilulu-
is popular. We have
not missed you have
The "Gibson" Re-
frigerator is guaran-
teed to be absolutely
sure "ice saver."
are sure low in price.
the lowest at this sea-
Look at the above
cut. Prices was $27.50
Ice capacity 100 lbs
This Week Only
To Sell Cheap.
THE IDEAL LINE
All in combination cf
colors. In solid colors
Vermis Martin colors.
All beds carry the
same size side rails
this insures you best
bed whether you buy
the $2.75 bed or $25
bed. It will pay you
handsome to inspect
ill i v
All beds above $15
we will give a $3.50
All beds worth from
$15 and below a dis-
count of 10 per cent.
The above bed blue
heavy $6.78; big val-
ue at SI 0.50 now less
10 percent $9.45. See
For no; 'ecurng "satisfactory
Concrete Con-truction Work as
long as wa are in business? Our
ex ensive experience erables U3
to Guarantee you cependaole
work at reasonable ptice. Give
us an opportunity to figure with
you on your requirements. We
nave every facul y for doino
your work promptly t-nd satis -factorily.regaroless
of how small
or now large it might "be
H. E. WESTLAKE
Oklahoma State Bank Bldg.
Chickasha Okla. Phone 319
if your liver is 'sluggish and out of
tone and you feel dull bilious consti-
pated take a dose of Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets tonight be-
fore retiring and you will feel all
right in tho morning. Sold by all
DRIVE ON RIGHT OF THE
All parties are hereby notified
that they are required by city
ordinance to drive on tho right
side of street railway tracks and
the law will be strictly enforced.
Julius Doss Chief of Police.
How the Central Station
Helps the Manufacturer
Right now the whole indus-
trial Southwest is in a turmoil
over coal strikes and fluctuat-
ing cost of coal and freight.
A contract for reliable elec-
tric power at a steady uniform
rate makes you independent
cf these disturbances.
WE TAKE THE WORRY.
Chickasha Light Heat & Power Co.
317 Chickasha Ave. Phone 100
Buy J. E. SGHOW Pay
nUt.r The House furnisher . .
IWW . Telephone 291 -Uliei-
When the digestion Ik all right the
action of the bowels regular there Is
a natural craving and relish for food.
When this Is lacking you may know
that you need a done of Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets. They
strengthen the digestive organs im-
prove the appetite and regulate the
bowels. Sold by all dealers ' d&w v
'HERE ECfllhlY 0EIGIJS
We have no high rents to pay no clerical
force to support no delivery service to
maintain thus through our
Spot Cash Non-Delivery System
we are enabled to offer the highest quality
of groceries at the lowest possible price to
the consumer. A trial purchase will prove
every claim we make.
Temple of Economy
1 Gtli and Illinois Ave. Two Blocks South of Frisco Depot
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