Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 55, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 5, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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WORKER. TRY ONE.
CH1CKASHA OKLAHOMA; SATURDAY MARCH 5 1910.
To Pass This Session-
Washington March 5. "There will
bo an omnibus public buildings appro-
priation bill at. this session of congress
and 'the city of Oklahoma will
ger their share.." Thus speaks a prom-
inent member of the house committee
on public hulMlngs and grounds. The
treasury department yesterday sent
the following Additional estimates tor
Oklahoma In 1 1 1 1 1 i n g-s :
Shawnee one story and basemen'
8000 square feet $120noo nnd $1!0000
! ton three stories and basement
?r.0 square feet $2ftfir.on and I25.0M
'hlcl;a; ha three siories nn;l hi fo-
ment fl.f'OO square IV-". $17."i00n.
The treasury department estimates
for Oklahoma City calling for $HO00
for betterment In the proposed $2.'0.-
Wto building and J140.000 for an ad
ditional ! 'probably will be incor-j
porated into the bill In their entirety j
HOLDS GOOD MEETING! and with their help broke down a door
'to find an droning board in the oon-
Tlie Gr.idy Coun'y Medical Society j ter of the room ablaze. Jrv a few mo-
held an interesting meeting last nljjhl J metre more the fire would have spread
in the office room of Dr. Tye and Dr.; to the other furniture and the many"
Downey. A paper on "Serum Titer-j handsome gowns In the room would
any was rcid by Dr. I). 8. Downev i have Ix-en asties. The boys however
nnd followed by a general discussion j pulled the burning hoard out Into the
The mr. meetliiK will be beid in; hall and put out the fire with a few
Pr.-"!?a?f 'o-'fW ;t ' tim Kridny in ' -"buckets of va'cr. -
Apr!!. It Is ttupposed that the board caught
1 fire from nn electric Iron resting on
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BI1K1NG YOUR PRE-
if you want them filled with
the purest and freshest
drugs and with the greatest
care and accuracy filled
precisely as your physician
orders them filled to pro-
duce the exact effects he
We are proud of the record
we have made in our pre-
scription department. And
yet we fill prescriptions at
very reasonable prices and
fill them quickly too
In proprietary medicines
we can otter you a number
of reliable remedies.
This tseems to be the sea-
son of colds. Take RexaU
Cold Tablets. We are fa-
miliar with the Jormuiaot
these tablet s and know they
are an effective cure for
la grippe prevent colds re-
lievo coughs and feverish
conditions and . headaches
that usually go with a cold.
Sold wit h a Hexall guarantee
H. J. BROWNSON
Tii Pre oription tn)irBit
The ygjj Store
Condensed Statement of
The First National Bank
Of Chirkaaba Oklahoma
f the Close of Haziness Jan. 31st 1910
mint and Pi-ount
Win rant i -
11. 8. Ilnn-ln to Rnr Circulation
Stork ftnd Swruritie -
II. H. Hi.mlnon hand
Ch wuh II. S. Triwiurer "
Ciwb In Vault
Ch wiln Hank - -
Unlimited Profit net
Itctpi veil for TaxPf
! Individual -lnt
The above statement is correct.
; T. T. J0IISS0X Cashier
Our ample caniW surplus aud profit accounts are
your safeguard lor the mure us thay have teen in the
We welcome your call aod jour business. .
FARMER VAUGHN'S FACE
WREATHED IN SMILES
MTve been In (his country for thirty
years and I never saw a season open
with such favorable conditions for
farming" ald lien Vaughan stock-
man and farmer near Alex who was
in town yesterday.
"The ground Is exactly right and if
we don't break the record in the Wash-
Ita valley Oils year I'll miss my
guess" nnd the big farmer's fice was
wreath 01 In smilcK as his vision
swept forward to tho golden harvest
which he confidently expects to
"Alfalfa oats corn find cotton will
he the crops 'In my neighborhood" con-
tinned Mr. Vnughan. "We are- going!
to diversify our crops this year. It f
doesn't pay to put all your eggs in j
HAD CLOSE FIRE CALL
Except for the timely intervention
of the M. C. A. boys the handsome
3-story McFarland-Rosenquest building
would probably have lieen destroyed by
fire last night.
About 9:40 one of the boys started
home from the M. C. A. hall which is
located on the third floor of the build-
ing and on reaching the second hall
found it full of smoke which came
from Madame Gregory's dressmaking
apartment.'. Me could not get Into the
rootiiH as the doors were locked so he
oalled the assistance of the other boys i
Iron had not been in use during the
nftrrnooii and the current was turned
off f-evenl I;our before the left the
I LETTER CARRIER GRAY
4 MAKES A RECORD.
j .W. Gray city carrier Xo. 1
i today completed five year of
! service"-entitling him to a black
sillt star. During his years or
! service he has worked on all the
! territory now inside the free de-
I livery limits. j
! Mr. Gray can handle from 40 i
j to r.0 letters rwr minute and has
j made a week's record of
nilnutea per day in sorting his
mail in the postoffice
FRAZIER FOR ALDERMAN.
The announcement of William Fra
v . j !
In the Third ward
zier for alderman
aiiears In the Express today. Mr.
Frazier is one of the pioneers in Chicle-
asha and i prominent in Masonic cir-
cles lie is w idely known and requires
no introduction to the people. It wis
through the solicitation of friends who
believe be will make a first-class al-
derman that he was Induced to be-
come ft candidate.
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ono basket. There will be consider
able oats and tho cotton acreage will (
be much larger than it was last year. 1
You can depend upon it that we'll be!
there w ith. the corn too. Alfalfa ls
also doing well and I think I'll have;
no trouble In fattening the little bunch j
of two or three hundred hogs which
I'm raising. By the way I'm a little
worried over those hogs. I'm afraid
I won't Ret over 10 cents a pound for
Mr. Vaughan has over i.CM acres in
his' farms and: pasture and his home
1 on a hlRh elevation overlooking the
valley where his crops grow and his
oat llo anil hogs fatten. 11 has seen
thisi country develop from a jwairie to
tho farmer's paradise and says there
Is no belter country on earth.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
To the Members of tho Cham-
her of Commerce: If you have
not. paid your monthly dues
please remit at once to W. W.
Clark temporary secretary.
BEX V. JOHNSON'
Treasurer Chamber of Commerce.
Home Building Best
The Carnegie Library board met in
regular session yesterday afternoon
with Wm. F. Itamey B. H. Johnson
Medamcs Coryell Riddle and Brown
After transacting the necessary busi-
ness the board adjourned to meet
March IS to elect a new librarian in
place of Mrs. llendrix whose resigna-
tion was tendered and accepted yes-
terday. The board is anxious to secure a
trained librarian. As the constitution
specific that no one shall be elected
to the position who has not taken a
course in nnrary wont no outer ciass
of applicants will be considered for the
The librarian's report for the past
two months showed an increased in-
terest In the use of the books and pe-
riodicals. The tendings- for home use
were on an average of fifty-five books
dally. ' All the best magazines are
on the reading table and a list of new-
books has been ordered.
100 TO SEE
San Francisco Cal. March 5. The
right enilut.-iasts will have to dig deep
In order to get. seats for the Jeffries-
Johnson combat to be staged July 4.
Announcement was made yesterday
that bleacher iKtints of vantage would
sell at f 1 0 each while the ring-side
box cushions will come at $100 each.
Promoter Gleason and Rickard al-
rendy have received hundred of re-
lues; for reservation.
"PROF." POWERS TO THE ROADS.
"Prof." Powers who has been ar-
ret led frequently for too freo indulg-
ence in strong drink was again run in
by the police last night and this morn-
'ing ho was put to work ou the roads.
ST. CAR MEN
of Lading for Ties
Received hy Martin
Lawrence Martin received a
telegram today from Col. Wood-
ward saying that Messrs. Whelan
and Seymour who left Iioston for
Chickasha a few days ago will ar-
rive on tho Frisco at ":'" to-
Mr. Whelan will take charge of
4 the office of the Chickasha Street 1
Railway Company and Mr. Sey-
mour will have the management
of the construction work.
Mr. Martin also received today
bills of lading for three car loads
of ties which were shipped from
Fort Smith Ark. Hills of lading
for several car loads of rails were j
received' the first of the week.
It Is understood that Col. Wood"- J
ward has bought all the material 1
for prompt shipment and or . e-
lays In transit can postpon . .
beginning of construction work.
The colonel Is expected here in
about a week.'
Do .you want to te the best evidence
of Chickasha's prosperity and stabil-'
If you do jut take a drive over the
city tomorrow and note the number
of residences in course of construction.
You will please observe both the
number and the kind of houses that
the people are building. i
If you have lived here three or fourj
years just take a retrospect and think
how many of the handsome homes you
see were built during that time.
A little over six years ago when the
writer first hit the town there were
scarclv more than half a dozen sds-
cious modern houses in the town but
shacks were plentiful.
But. as time paed on and the peo-
pie became possessed of the idea that
they were not mere sojourners but!
f!H inhabitant of the nine thev i
began to build larger and better
During the past two years at least
1500 hemes have been built in Chicka-
sha ranging in style from the cozy
comfortable cottage with modern con-
veniences to the more pretentious res-
idences. And the home building move
ment is in full blast today. The people I
are building more and better homes i
than ever before. I
What does it mean Wise Man? It
doesn't take a very wise one to an-
swer that question.
It simply means that more people
than ever before have resolved to pin
their faith to Chickasha and are get-
ting ready to live here. It means that
Chickasha is a good place to live and
that there are business opportunities
here that hold the people.
Home building is the test of perma-
nent town prosress a kind of barom-
eter that shows how much the people
think cf a town.
Now when you add this indisputa-
ble proof of Chickasha's stability to the
prospects here for immediate develop-
ment the cotton mill the Girls In-
dustrial School the street railway and
much more you begin to realize that
we are living in a town that is rapid-
ly moving forward to the place of su-
premacy among the great cities of Ok
SCHLOTTERBECK WILL BUILD
A HANDSOME RESIDENCE
Plans are being drawn for a hand-
some 12-room house to be erected by
C fcVhlotterbcck on the site of his
present residence corner Fourteenth
and Dakota avenue.
The house will be two-story and
basement and have a hot watvr heat-
ing Kj-stenia and all modern con
Mr. Macklln Is drawing thj
DESTINED TO FAME
That. Chickasha has? two little mu-
sicians who will some day win fame
was the opinion expressed by Prof.
Roney teacher and manager of the
famous "Roney Roys.'
Prof. Roney Is a master of his pro-
fession a composer of some note and
maintains a conservatory of music in
When the "Roney Royay paid their
last visit to Chickasha Mr. and Mrs.
T. D. Daniels took their little daugh-
ters Jennie and Gertrude to him to
get his advice as to their future train-
lng. The .Misses Daniels who ages
are nine and eleven years have al-
ready attracted much attention local-
ly by their ability aa violinists. They
Okla. March 5. The fees!ment in (he st!Ue Penitentiary for en-
and salaries bill while not yet
Democratic caucus was on the minds
of lhe mcmbers 0f the house of repre-
S(ntatives yesterday to such an extent
that everything else subordinated
am1 nQ v(j.sL nmount 0f work was turn-
Final and favorable action was taken
on Governor Haskell's railroad tax bill
and on the Helm bill providing a pen-
alty of two to twenty years' Iinprlspn-
Sheriff Louthan and Undersheriff
Yearta both have their necks bowed
and are going after the gamblers and
bootleggers with renewed energy. They
are camping ou the trail of the bad
ones day and night in a .manner that
mms no rest for the wicked.
Last night the sheriff's force raked
'em fore and aft raiding wherever
there war a symptom of law violation.
About a dozen places -were mound-
ed up and as a result of the night's
operations a large amount of gambling
parapherna'.ia was seized and eight ar-
rests were made.
The parties- arrested plead guilty in
Judge Moore's court and the usual
fines were assessed against them.
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Special to the Express.
Guthrie Okla. March 5. The
house this morning passed a reso-
lution to adjourn next Saturday nt
The fee and salary bill is under
consideration in the house today.
TROUBLE ENOUGH IN
THE JANITOR'S HOME
E. N. Thurmun janitor at the South
school building living at 1115 South
Tenth street has been having more
than his share of trouble. His entire
; family consisting of five children with
ages ranging from four to sixteen
years 'have been down with the .mea-
sles. Mr. Thannan's wife died about
two years apo. Up to the first of the
week kind neighbors alone assisted
him in caring for his sick children but
a nurse has been employed during tho
past few days. Dr. Browu who has
J been attenoding the family reports
i three of tho children convalescent
have been appearing " in public con-
certs since they were little "tots';
scarcely able to hold their Instru-
ments and their skill with the bow Is1
After listening .to several duets nnd:
solos played by the (jhiidren Prof. J
Roney said to their pare'nts "Spend all
the money you can possibly afford on j
the musical education of those ch!l-j
dren. Every dollar that you spend will j
bring you three In return. They have
talent of high order and all you have I
to do is to give t hem the training. I ;
jam going to keep in touch with you i
and I want to watch their develop-
ment As I see it they have the musi-
cal world before them."
I B"S n lire wmre slave iiani
The house accepted the senate amend-
ments to both of these bills and they
now go to the governor for his signa-
ture. The house also passed finally a res-
olution by Representatives Wort man
and Terral and Senator Graham rati-
fying the proposed income tax amend-
ment to the constitution of the I'nited
States. A bill by Bryan and Charles
making the attorney general ex-officio
State bond1 commissioner with a duty
of preparing forms for issuance of
bonds; a bill by Burnett Reeves anl
Smith of Custer making Custer conn-;
ty a superior court county regardless
of population; a bill by Senator Davis
relative to bridge bonds Kere all pass-
An attempt to resurrect the Yagev-
Strain gaa pipe line bill which was
Hilled in the house a week ago was
without resutU the motion to reconsid-
er being tabled. Bryan's proposed
amendment to the state constitution to
allow corporations to acquire and hold
Uind for irrigation and reclamation
purposes failed to receive a constitu-
tional majority and was killed.
The senate bill by Franklin Smith
Cordell and Fggerman creating the
office of county assessor took up the
major portion of the afternoon session
which began at 4 o'clock and lasted
until 6 o'clock. There was a strong
sentiment in the house against the bill
and an uproarotts but good-natured de-
bate took place. Jones of Oklahoma
City moved an indefinite postpone-
ment. This motion was tabled and
then he tried to kill the bill section
by section. The house adjourned with-
out taking any definite action.
; itor Chickasha and vicinity: To-
night and Sunday generally fair.
PUT IT. IN THE liA'N K
WHERE ITVS SAW
MEN who own automobiles begun putting: their money
in the bank when they were boys and kept at it. You are
never too young to begin a good habit.
We will pay you 4 per cent interest on the money you
put in our bank and compound the interest every six months.
Deposits in this Bank are Guaranteed Against Loss by
the Depositors Guaranty Fund of the State of Oklahoma.
All Branches of Industry
Tied Up by Gigantic
Philadelphia March 5. Between 50-
000 and 75000 union -workers on
strike; one hundred different branches
of industry affected and a renewal of
rioting in which two men were shot
was the situation which confronted
Philadelphiana early today.
The police are apprehensive as o
the outcome. With thousands of men
idle forced to quit their usual voca-
tions as their leaders allege because
of the obstlnancy of tho officials of th;
Rapid Transit company it will be an
easy matter to fan the spark of dis-
content into . flame of lawlessness.
Director Clay however has no hesi-
tancy In declaring that he has enough
men at his command to crush any up-
rising. The Rapid Transit company stated
last night that every effort would be
made to maintain trolley service. Cars
will be dispatched from all barns they
state' at as near regular Intervals as
possible and will be increased if po-
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j iiue proLecueu is gneu.
Philadelphia March 5. Encouraged
by messages of sympathy and of offers
-fcisistance from labor organizations
from all parts of the couniry the union
workers of -many trades ceased w;vl:
at midnight and inaugurated -what.
(Kttbetic strikes in the history of or-
ganized labor. "' ;
The committee of ten say at Ia?f.
750')t) organized workers as well a's
many unorganized sympathizers of the
street car men have ceased -work.
Promptly a.t midnight union orches-
tras playing in the leading hotels and
cafes picked up their instruments an.t
started for their homes.
Union cab drivers and chauffeurs- al-
so abandoned their posts and the hotel
and railroad cab and automobile serv-
ice was crippled. The drivers of both
taxicab services in the city are mem-
bers of a union and refused to take
out their machines after the strike had
gone Into effect. .
The committee of ten remained in
session at its headquarters all night
receiving reports from the various lo-
Word was received at labor head-
quarters1 last night that practically all
drivers of bakery wagons milk wag-
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Evans, George H. Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 55, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 5, 1910, newspaper, March 5, 1910; Chickasha, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc730383/m1/1/: accessed January 23, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.