Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 266, Ed. 1 Tuesday, November 14, 1911 Page: 1 of 8
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Bfttrnfi-iraTTTCT CHICKASHA OKLAHOMA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 14 1911.
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STOLEI LAST MAT . .
Meecom Makes Record as
a Sleuth; Arrest Was
How yould you fuel young lady if
a policeman should walk up to you
and demand possession of the dia-
mond ring you have been wearing
tor the past few months?
That la what happened in several
Instance lu this city Mondap and
last night. Policeman Meeeom who
has been working on a flue to capture
the man who stole $yso worth of dia-
monds from the United States ex-
press office at Lindsay Okla. May
23 1311 not only succeeded in get-
ting a man alleged to have been Im-
plicated In the crime; but. also gather-
ed all of the diamlmls together and
t."ity are now In the vaults of the
First National Iiank of Chit-kasha.
Hingg which It la claimed had been
given to women by the man who Is
acused of the robbery were taken
from the hand of the girls by Po-
llcemaa Meecora In Chickasha. One
valuable ring was found In Knld and
several small diamonds were found
In Waurika Okla.
Henry Morris a driver for the Unit-
ed State Fx press company was ar-
rested on the charge of being Impli-
cated la the theft and will be taken
this afternoon to Paula Valley where
he will answer to the charge of grand
larceny in Garvin county. V. C.
White United States Express agent
at Lindsay wa hre today and filed
complaint against MorriH In the
court of Juslic J. I). Vance.
On May Silrd a package cimainiug
$HS0 worth of diamonds were stolen
from the det-k of Mr. White In the
Lindsay United states Kxpress oif.ee.
The package was consigned by the
First National Hank of Lindsay to
Mrs. Etta Everetts Elllston Ky. Mr.
White has been forced to py for the
goods. Policeman Mec-com will re-
ceive 2u reward for the recovery
of the diamonds.
ilen'j Morris ; the time if the
theft was a messenger out of Lind-
say and was In and out of the Lind-
ay express office frequently. Soon
after the diamonds were stolen he
left and took a run between Enid and
Waurika. Okla. and lately has also
been working in Chickasha as a driv-
er for the I'. S. Express Co.
Ha 23 years of age. Policeman
Meecom says that he has confessed
that a friend of his brought the pack-
ago Into the express car and left ft
In the little Iron box which Is used
by express messengers that I "e
maincd there till months after the
friend's death and that then he Mor
ris took charge of the contents of
the package. Morris denies I hat he
had anything to do with the then.
The diamonds were set in rings pins
Lon Hallow returned from Enid
this afternoon bringing the last of
the missing gems from that city.
Tne auspicious of Policcina.i Mcc-
cim were amused last Saturday when
diamonds of great value were pawn-
ed to Herman Kohn a merchant in
Chickasha and he began working on
a clue. The diamonds were taken to
W. C. White at Lindsay and identified
as one contained in the stolen pack-
age. Soon all of the diamonds of the
package were located. The larger
part If the diamonds were found In
Mhlckasha. A number were taken
from the hands of girls who were
wearing rings said to have been giv-
en them by Henry Morris.
Morris will be tried in Garvin coun
ty at Pauls Valley. He was kept In
the Grady county jail a short time
after being arrested at Waurika Sun
der morning by Mr. Mcecom.
Senator George liarefoot left this
mornins for Oklahoma City to attend
to busines interests.
Telegram by United Pres.
Chicago Nov. U. -At the very
hour set for the wedding the
bodies of Stella Cera and Frank
Nicck asphyxiated in their new
home were removed to the
morgue just across the street
from the church where they had
planned to be married.
As the bodies were removed
strains of the wedding march for
another couple who had planned
tb to be married with them were
heard in tiie morgue.
The police believe the asphyx-
iation was accidental
Oklahoma City Nov. 14. The be-
comber itinerary of the Farmers' in-
stitute of the state board of agricul-
ture has been arranged and up to the
first of the year sixteen more coun-
ties will have been covered by the
lecturers. There will be two parties
makiiig the demonstrations and in
the future twO counties will be cover-
ed simultaneously. Two days will be
siwnt in each county and two places
will be visited each day Instead of
threp a was the original program.
Following is a partial list of the
Cleveland county: Norman Decem-
ber 4. 2 p. ni ' Moore December 4
7:3i p. m : Noble. Dec. r. 7:. '10 p. nr.;
Lexington. Dec r 2 p. m.
McClain county: Vayne Dec. G. 2
p. m.: Purcell Dec. 6 7:"0 p. m.;
Bianchard Iec. 7 2 p. tfl.; New-
castle Dec. 7. 7:.10 p. m.
Grady county: Tuttle Dec. S. 2 p.
m.: Miuco. Dec. S 7:30 p. m.; Chicka-
sha Dec. 2 P. m.; liush Springs
Dec. 7;:o p. m.
Stephens county: Slarlow. Dec. 4
2 p. m.; Duncan. Dec. 4. 7:;h) p. m.;
Comanche lkc. ". 2 p. m.
Jefferson county: Addington Dec.
6. 2 p. m.; Terrell. Dec. 7: 3D p. m.;
Ryan Dec. 7. 2 p. m.: Waurika Dec.
7 7:30 p. m.
STEEL SPANS ARE
II. E. Davis foreman of the steel
gang that is working ou the Kock
Island viaduct stated today that his
contrail will be completed by the mid
dle of next week and that the via-
duct as far as his work is concerned
will be ready for use.
Twentylwo men have been kept
busy ou the viaduet for the past j
month and the work has gone on at J
a remarkably rapid rate. When com-
pleled the viaduct will have fifteen
spans which makes ft 1 he longest
viaduct In Oklahoma. There are
only two viaduct crossings ou Ihe
Kock Island in the stale. The first
to lie built was at Oklahoma City.
The Chickasha viaduct will cost in
the neighborhood of $7."ihun.
The east approach has not been
finished and unless work Is started
at o .ice the Rock Island will havo its
part of the contract completed be-
fore this approach is ready.
There is some uuestion concerning
the materials to be used In tho con-
struction of the east approach. Al-
derman Collins in a statement before
the city council several weeks ago
Intimated that his company the Col-I
lins Cotton Company would fire
an injunction if an attempt was
i made to construct the east approach
of dirt. Mr. Collins showed how the
dirt would wash and would shut off
the entrain e to his grounds.
Implement Trust is Fined
and Ordered Out
Telegram by United I'resa.
Jefferson City .Mo. Nov. 14. A
writ of ouster against the Internation-
al Harvester Company farm imple-
ment trust was granted by the su-
preme court of Missouri today.
The decree forbids the company to
do business in this state fining them
$."oono in addition.
The MUisourl supreme court was
first to take action against the Stan-
dard O.I Comjiany.
This artlun follows the suit com-
menced by Governor Hadley wheti lie
was attorney general alleging that
the company was doing business In
violation of the Missouri J.iws lnas
much as it was agent for the Interna-
tional Harvester company of New
Jersey controlling practically all
tile standard makes of farm imple-
ments and having a capital of twelve
The company acknowledged its con
nections but declared It was not vio-
lating the Missouri anti-trust laws.
Today's decision is considered moBt
Important in connection with the anti-trust
movement of the department
of justice and the fact that the Mis-
souri court started the entire anti-
trust move by the Standard Oil de-
cision. The ouster will be suspended by
the payment of the f.ne within sixty
days and withdrawal from connec-
tions vhereu)Kin the company w ill be
permitted to do business here.
Broken Arrow. Okla. Nov. 14.
That the football championship
among the secondary schools of the
state !s not narrowed to the Norman
and Chickasha high schools is the
contention of the Haskell 3tate school
of agriculture of Broken Arrow the
acknowledged champions of eastern
Oklahoma. This team claims that it
I has equal claims to consideration w ith
the west side schools a"u issues an
j open challenge to Norman and Chicka-
sha for a game with one of them to
j uerme me stale honor
j Tho football team and coach of the
I Haskell school would prefer to see
I Norman and Chickasha meet and sel-
! tie the west s do championship of
! Ihe state high school honor and the
winner of that panto contest with
the Haskell school for the honor
among all secondary schools. The
Haskell school has no game scheduled
for Thanksgiving and woul dprefer
to play the game on that. date.
The 'Haskell school team has an
enviable record for the season. Co.o ii
Robertson has developed a speedy
aggressive lot of players. Following
is the ipeord of Ihn team to date dur-
ing the season:
Haskell 17; Tulsa high school fi.
Haskell 28; Tulsa business college
Hacone academy 0.
; Northeastern normals
Ian-more Props. 0. (For-
PISTO'. TOTIN' CHARGED.
The caso of John Doe was heard
before Judge T. P. Moore this after-
noon at three o'clock on the charge
of carrying a pistol. John Doe in
this case proved to be the negro por-
ter at the Sam Cook place. The
case was set for bearing at 3 o'clock
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Fhotos 1 Alii' Mc..n rre As.-uciaUun
Of tlie many revolutions Hint have taken place in China the present one is the most thoroughly prepared and com-
rletelv organized as Is widened by the repeated successes of the insurgents. The occupation of Shanghai was
slrnteg.cally the r most Important movement. Ft-arir.g that Canton may be the mxi rlnt of attack the porera-
i.ent be rushed immense supplies of guns und munitions to that place.
Oklahoma City Nov. 14. The Okla-
homa State Good Roads assiciatiin
as an affiliated member of the Ameri-
can Association tor nisii". j
provement has appointed Its dele
gates 10 a.ieuu unnu'"" v.......
tion to be held at Richmond. Va.. Ni-
vember 2i 21 and 22. The Oklalii-
ma organization is entitled under the
apportionment to sixty delegates be-
ing the largest affiliating member of
Ihe national organization. Commis-
sions were issued Monday by t.over-
nod Cruce to fifty-ekht delegates.
-Secretary Clark C. Hudson of the
stata association will be in Richmond
in advance of the convention and will
provide all delegates or any who mav
bring alternate certificates from del-
egates with proper credentials.
An effort will be made by the Ok-
lahoma delegation to bring the con-
vention to this city next year and
some lively boosting will be done
along that line by the Oklahoma del-
egation. Mr. Hudson test. Monday for
Rochester N. V. where he will a'-
tend a good roads meeting and will
go from there to Richmond. He
states thai while this state now has
lir. lart-i.sl HIM'Ol't ion Mient of rieh
gates it will be cve larger next
year as many new local and district
organizations are being formed.
Charles Fcchh"imer of Chicka.sha
is among the ib-lcgaii-s named Mon-
day. COUNTY COURT
Since openieg the county court .
Monday morning the entire lime of j
Judge Williams has been occupied j
with the trial of liquor cases. j
Will. Tucker and llii! McRae whoj
were tried yesterday were acquitted j
by verdict of the jury. i
In the case of "Mother" Foster a j
demurrer was sustained while a er-
dict of not sutity ' returned in
the case of Oscar Morgan who i
trie-d today. DiU Holme is on trial
this afternoon for unlawful possession.
Telegram by Unilea Press.
Los Angeles Calif. Nov. 14 De-
the jury as
ndeg in the
soon as possible both
McNamara case today
earnest effort to qualify hen to fill
! the three vacant seats in the jury
box. It is expected that the second
exercising of peremptory challenges
will begin this afternoon or tomor-
row. The sixth vnire reported today.
Fredericks is anxious to get the trial
started and is accepting men who or-
dinarily would be rejected.
Senator A. F. Vandevnlcr of Hart-
iesvillc t'khe Iio will appear in
the ( ity tonight at the Methodist
! church as the th'rd attraction in Cue
I Y. .M. C. A. lyeeiim course arrived
in i he city this afternoon. He is in
i excellent shape for his lecture this
! evening mid will he ai'ie to give his
hearers a message of inte-rest. Mr.
j Vaudevetitcr's 1'M-tiire is entitled:
: "'The World's A wakening."
i This is tho first lecture to appear
i on the course and as Gena'or Vande-
! vomer is an oraior of note ho is as-
1 sun-d .a full attendance.
WILL BE TRIED
Telegram by United Press.
Boston Mass. Nov. 14. Having
lost out in the first skirmish in the
battle for the life of Rev. Pirheson
counsel for the defense today began
preparing for the tr.al.
No further effort will be made to
postpone the hearing set for Jau. 13
j Great interest has been taken in
j high school circles this year in the
debate that has been scheduled be-
tween Chickasha and Pauls Valley.
At the try-out held last night at the
high school auditorium the team was
selected to represent the local school.
Van Foster Marchelle Powers and
Herschel Porter alternate were chos-
en. The debate will take place at
Pauls Valley Dec. 8. The subject is
"Resolved: That the Panama Canal
Should be Neutralized."
Frasier Banks who won the honors
for the University of Colorado last
year in the intercollegiate debate has
charge of the Chickasha boys.
Telegram hy Un-ted Prss.
Rome Nov. 14. It is declared'
on the highest authority that tho
Italian government lias sounded
Washington on the hitter's will-
ingness to mediate in Turko Ital-
iau war and that Ihe admini-tra-
tion is favorable to acting.
JUDGE EAIi-CY'3 FiSri
STORY NATURE FAKE?
Tloa Ktnrv filtered in'o Ihe repot
i'o the report- py
Charley ymnT CLTC
i ei's note
heimci-'s fertile mind but he say s le. A 100 piece Set
judue Raiiev vouches for it. wetoJ32. we are offering
tiie Judse got up Sunday morning
he found the jar of water containing
his collection of gold fish frozen
ly career of his fish was ended h
dimmed th outfit into the back
yard but a neighbor noticing it tolJiAUlNG STAMPS
Bailey that free-ring didn't hurt f"'sh-C"!SCr3 .T-.
The next morning the judge brought
the jar in thawed it out and the fist
were aa lively as crickets.
Imperial Fleet Captured
Will be Used by
felegram by United Press.
Shanghai Nov. 14. The rebels to-
day prepared to send thirteen vessels
of the imperial fleet which surren-
dered yesterday against the govern-
ment forces at Nankin. Foreign ves-
sels fail to respond ti the salutes of
the revolutionist warships.
It is not probable Nankin can re-
sist the joint attack by land and
sea. It is expected that the govern-
ment will capitulate in a short time
owing to lack of funds.
San Francisco Calif. Nov. 14
Hon? Kong ii in tho hands of tho
rebels and the province of Chi 14 has
proclaimed its independence accord-
ing to advices received from Shang-
hai by a local Chinese newspaper.
A cable from Hong Kong says a
body of volunteer soldiers escorted a
committee to Canton. There was re-
joicing among the people. Imperial
officers are said to have looted thg
Houg Kong the message continues '
is preparing to celebrate the forma-
tion of a new independent govern-
ment of Canton. '
A Hong Kong dispatch to the news- 1
paper Chung Sai Yat Po says the '
rebel government in Canton is con-
sidering a proposal to subsidize all
Shanghai Nov. 14. Wu Ting Fang
former Chinese minister to the Unit-
ed States who recently was appoint-
ed secretary of foreign affairs under
the proposed reform administration
has telegraphed a long message to
Pekin urging the regent Prince
Chun to abdicate. Wu Ting Fang
adds that nothing but the adoption of
republicanism can bring peace and
stop the shedding of blood.
PC kin Nov. 14. Yuan Shi Kai the
last prop of the throne has reached
Pekin at last. He came Monday ac-
companied by 2 oon troops and was
warmly greeted by the administration.
In honor or his arrival an edict was
Issued appointing him commander of
all the troops In the vicinity of the
caijiL:sBciation of Chickasha I here-
ish to inform the public of this
There is at this time a party on
e Rock Island Team Track with a
r of apples selling them at $1.03
r bushel. He sold and delivered to
! at the car door 37 pounds of ap-
s for a bushel for which I paid
)0. I give you this information
1 your own protection
here are others who can substan-
ce this fact from experience.
1 L. J. McCRACKEW
Scretary Retail Merchants Ass'n
meed china the most
you a reduction in our
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of 32. we
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