Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Indian Terr.), No. 187, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 8, 1905 Page: 1 of 4
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Chickasha Indian Territory Tuesday Evening August 8 1 905
We have for rent some nice rooms is brick
buildings. South and East Front. Public Ste-
nographer and Notary in office at all times.
I 1 ii HE 1 18 18 E81 1
Of THE COMMERCIAL CLUB WAS
HELD LAST NIGHT THE ATTEND-
ANCE WAS GOOD.
A STREET FAIR DISCUSSED
And Committee Initructed to Report
On It. Other Millers.
The commercial clulj had a
very interesting meeting last
night a good attendance of mem-
bers being present.
It was a businss meeting and the
maimer in which the members took
hold of the work indicated that
the club now has the working
spirit. The sentiment of the club
was expressed by S. V. Hayes
when he said "We want to pull
for everything we can get and keep
all that we have."
President Browne presided over
the meeting and Secretary 4eech
was in his place. A number of
matters of more or less importance
A petition from a number of
fanners southwest of town for an-
other bridge across Line Creek was
read. They asked that the club
furnish material and a man to
superintend the construction of the
bridge. The petition was referred
to the committee on roads and
A letter from A. U. Furnsworth
Rock Island immigration aijent
was read asking that Chickasha
send agricultural products for a
Frisco-Rock Island display at the
state fairs of Minnesota Iowa and
Illinois. It was the opinion of all
that we shoul 1 send products for
the dip'ay and the advertising
committee was authorized to ar-
ra:tt;.' f r it .
Ti.e nutter of seiurittg the head-
qu triers ot the Farmers I'.iion of
of the two territories for C'vYiiasha
was di'ti-ed atvl the secretary
was instructed t ) enter iiifco cor-
respondence at once in regard to
A report was made by the ad-
vertising committee recommending
that 2000 folders containing matter
in regard to Chickasha and Indian
Territory be printed. There was
some discussion and it was voted
to publish 5000 copies of the
One of the most important
questions that came was that of a
street fair or other form of fall
festivities for Chickasha. Dr. Rid-
dle opposed the street fair idea but
was warmly in favor of au old-time
county fair. A. S. Gdkey per-
haps expressed the opinion of a maj
ortty of those present when he
suggested that the best thing would
te a combination of something like
the Parker Shows and an agricul-
tural exhibit. The matter was re-
ferred to the committee on trade
extension with instructions to re-
port at a meeting of the executive
committee to be held next Monday
Other minor matters were dis.
cussed after which the club
WILL "CLOSE TOMORROW
MORE RAILROAD BUILDERS
List of those who will close for the
. The following have agreed to
:'jse their placts of busines;. to-
morrow from 3 to 6 p. m. on ac-
cecount of the baseball game.
Others als.) will likety close:
Wells llohart ec Leech.
W. C. Wells & Co.
Bell it HaSlowav.
Price & Mel toil.
J. A Mctlehee.
F. M. Denton.
Tig nor ec Cash.
L. L. Bryan.
Jacktu 11 ec Lemon.
B. W. Lubman.
Sigmon Furniture &. Carpet Co.
K. II. Tuggle.
Edwaad Moo e & Brannan.
Utterback & Cc.
Morgan & Gribi.
N . B. Vebb.
Ilalton: & Owsley.
Cochran ec Cavett.
Clay Douo an.
Callaway's Big Furniture Store.
Hub Cl. (thing Co.
Claycomb & Ander.on.
Geo G. Caivert.
K din & Goldsmith
Win. D ivis.
G. W. Davi.-.
Corrections And a List of Additional
Subscribers to The Bonus
A partal list of subscribers to
the Canadian Valley and Western
railroad bonus was published
1 Saturday. A number of error?
! and omissions occurred in the
list. Below is a list of corrections
and also of subscribers whose
names did not appear in the first
list: Corrections Washita Val-
ley Lumber Co. survey 15; bonus.
S75. J. II. Miller bonus $25.
Dive Goode survey $14 bonus
Pat Tolan survey $10 bonus $25.
D. M. Johnston bonus 25.
D. Burk. survey $io bonus 10.
Joe Dews survey 5 bonus gbo
V. II. Harness survey $15 bonus
25. Mrs. A. Murray survey $25
bonus $250. ! '
N EV 'xjt'BSCRIBERS.
J. G. Miller 22. 50
B. W. Freeman. 125.00
S. J Hatsell 10.00
Thos. E Leeper 10.000
John Itzen 10.00
E. Woolridge 10.00
A. Coffman 6.00
J. A. Temple " 25.00
Crystal Ice Co. 25.00
Chas Babbitt 10.00
G. V. Barefoot 50.00
J. C. Maddox 5.0 )
0: M. Claycomb 20.00
Henry Lo'ler. 25.00
W. A. Hopkins 25.00
Harness and Jennings 20.00
R. F. Keirp 1200
S. S. Griggs 20.00
C. S. Foster 25.00
A. H. Davidson 12.50
W. R. Johnson 10.00
C. D.Polk 25.00
Gray Produce Co. 25 00
T. H. Brents . 50.00
B. B. Prestridge 25.00
A F. Bock 25.00
W F. Dietraich 25 00
G. T. Hignight 10.00
E. II. Perry 50.00
M. B. Lourhan 2500
TORCH FOR BOLL WEEVIL
An Indian Territory Farmer Kills Moths
EVERY BODY GOES TO SEE GREAT-
EST GAME EVER PULLED OFF
ON THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE '
WAIT FOR THE PARADE
Ample Precautions Taken to Prevent In-
jury to the Visitors
Guy Witherspoon of Deuton
Texas is the guest of his brother
Ford. The two will leave tomor-
row morning for art extensive trip
through the North and East.
Judge Payne and Eugene Ham-
ilton canvassed the returns of
last Saturday's election this morn-
ing and found J. C. Early dulv
elected alderman. The job of can-
vassing election returns is 1 very
lucrative one the pay being $1.00
for each person.
Tomorrow is the day for the
greatest baseball event that has
ever happened on this side of
the earth or on the other side
cither for that matter.
The Concentrated Terribles had
their final practice last evening
and every man is in the very pink
of condition. jjThe boys are already
beginning to feel sorry for their
antagonists as it is evident that
they won't last till half gone.
Arch Bohart made the first
grand stand play yesterday. He
had donned his uniform and pranc-
ed out ou the diamond proud as a
young colt up popped a fly and
Arch reached for it and caught it
in his eye. Pitcher Perry is pre-
pared to puzzle the visitors. John
Gribi's work at second would
do credit to a professional while
Bert Barefoot s sprinting is some-
thing wonderful. Jim Darnell of
course is there with the goods at
first. A. S. Gilkey has astounded
every one who has seen his gather-
ing in the long flies in right. R.
Stephens isn t so bad but the gen-
eral opinion is that he can play
better among the rooters than on
the diamond. Claycomb is playing
good ball in fact there isn't a slow-
one iu the bunch.
The Oklahoma City crowd will
arrive on a special train and vvillbe
met at train ample precautions
being taken to prevent any violence
being done there. Before the
game there will be a grand street
parade in which the commercial
club band the Red Cross Brigade
and a great train will participate.
It is probable all the business
houses will close and every body
will go to the game.
Mrs. Mike Crawley and two
children Mrs. Henries and daugh-
ter Mabel left Monday morning for
a short visit with- relatives in
Work of Bro Buen and Wife. Grants
Checotah. Aug. 7. J. M. Edy a
large cotton grower living near
this place has been experimenting
with a novel method of destroying
boll weevil. He pnts out torches
in his cotton fields at night one
torch to an acre of ground. These
torches are set in pans of water on
which there is oil. The moths
and sharpshooters which breed
the dreeded doll weevil are attract-
ed to these lights the same as a
common moth and when they fly
to it they are either burned to
death or their '"ings are scorched
and they fall into the pans of water
and oil. Mr. Edy says it is a suc-
cessful method. livery morning
he takes out vast numbers of dead
moth.- which have gone to their
death iu the tor:h. He is of the
opinion that if the system is adopt-
ed in a community it can be effec-
tively rid of the boll weevil.
BEAT THE ROCK ISLAND
Chickasha Man aRecord Breaking Made
Run at Minco
Special To The Exiress.
Minco; I. T. Aug. 7. Ford
Witherspoon a prominent Chick-
asha cotton man made a record
breaking run in this city yester-
day. He was calling on friends
and was informed that No. 35 on
which he was to leave was 20
minutes late.. Sitting on the ver-
anda six blocks from the station
he heard the train whistle a half
mile away. He immediately put
011 a full head of steam and started
for the station. When No. .is
pulled in he was ou the platform
having beaten the train by fully
five mhintes. Bud Bryan who was
also in the city had gone down to
to the station an hour earlier in
in order to make sure of catching
the train. Witherspoon 's run is the
talk of the to wn. It is confident-
ly believed that he could out scoot
scooting Scotty and not half try.
Don't forget the ballgame.
R. J. Coulter and Bradford New-
man made an official visit to Alex
The Chr stiau church last Sun-
day showed its appreciation of the
vast amount of work which has
been accomplished since Bro. and
Sister Boen has been in their midst
by granting thtm a vacation. Two
years ago when Bro Boen came to
the Christian church they were
worshiping in a small frame build-
ing and had comparatively a small
congregation. They now have a
magnifficetn $20000.00 church
and we are informed by the pastor
that there hrs been 319 additions
to the cl.uich during these two
years. He stated that seldom a
Sunday passes without additions.
There were three additions to the
church last Sund ;' two conver-
sions one by statement.
They go to Oklahoma City
Thursday were they catch a spe-
cial train from Texas on the Santa
Fe. They expect to visit the Cliff
Dwellers of N. M. the Petrified
Forests Grand Cannon Los
Angeles Catalina Island the Sub-
marine Gardens of the Pacific
ocean attend the Missionary
Convention at San Francisco then
by steamer to Portland back by
the National Park Salt Lake and
home. They will be gone until
about the tenth of Sept. Rev.
McGeorge af Australia will pieach
for the Church in Bro. Boen's
We wish them a happy trip and
a safe return to our midst.
TWO FREIGHT CARS COLLIDE
In the Rock Island Yard.
Two freight cars crashed into
each other this morning in the
Rock Island yards just in front of
the dispatcher's office. They were
going at a pretty lively rate and
one of them was butted almost into
the dispatcher's office. Both cars
were derailed and damaged
somewhat but the damage was not
great. A large force was at once
put to work cleaning up the wreck
add ttn.y ept busy till noon.
Edwards Moore and Brannan
are now at home in their new
building and are getting things in
good shape. They will have a
very handsome store. Three
"bull's-eye" windows are being
cut in on the west side of the
building which will make it a
"daylight" store. :
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1 Of the Big Cost Sale at the Eagle Mercantile Go's. We have real bargains for you in Men's and H
K Boys Clothing Men's Boys and Ladies Low Cut and Canvas Shoes. We can save you from 3
jj $300 to $5.00 on every Man's Suit in the house. Ladies Low Shirts at cost Ladies Duck and i
n Mt M fy h 4 i M
The Old Reliable Hamilton-Brown Shoes.
Mens White Canvas Oxford Shoes $1.38
Ladies " 1 -38
Mens and Ladies $2.50 Oxfords 1-80
Mens and Ladies 3.50 Oxfords 2.75
All Misses and Children's Low Cut and Ox-
fords at cost.
Mens and Boys Straw Hats at. Cost.
Mens $8.00 and $9.00 Suits Cost
Mens 12.50 and 13.50
Mens 15.00 and 1600
Mens 1800 and 20.00
Boys 1.50 and 1.75
Boys 2.50 and 3.00
Boys 3.50 and 4.00
Boys 5.00 and 6.00
Our entire line of Laces and Embroidery at
cost. Some extra bargains in Lawns and
Dimities 10 and 12 1 -2 only 5 cents.
Ladies $ 1 .00 Shirt Waists lawn $ -75
1.50 " " " 1 .00
2.00 " " " 1.50
Ladies $5.50 Shirt Waist Suits 4.50
Only two weeks more and this great sale
KEEP AN EYE ON THE
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Evans, George H. Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Indian Terr.), No. 187, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 8, 1905, newspaper, August 8, 1905; Chickasha, Indian Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc730927/m1/1/: accessed January 23, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.