Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 231, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 29, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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Chickasha. Oklahoma. Tuesday September 29. 1908
BRYAN CLUB ADOPTS
Commend Haskell and Condemn the Presi-
dent for Playing Politics and Butting
Into State Affairs
Democratic enthusiasm ran blb at
th court bouse last night when over
on 8 hundred members of thy Bryan
club met to express their confidence
In Governor HaHkell and to pay thulr
respects to President Roosevelt
President Ed Johns culled the meet-
ing to order at 8 o'clock and asked for
the report ot the committee on reso-
lutions which hud been previously ap-
pointed. J. F. Bishop presented the
report which was read by Secretary
J I. J. Miller and by a rising vote the
resolutions presented below were
After the resolutions had been
adopted. In response to numerous calls.
Chairman Johns Introduced ISattle Axe
Clover the heavyweight statesman
from the south end of the county who
.will represent Grady county In the
next legislature. It waR the first ap-
pearance of Mr. Glover before a Chick-
asha audience and he conducted him-
self In .a manner that won favor with
the crowd. In plain direct language
lie declared his devotion to the prin-
ciples of Jefferson and pledged him-
self to advance the Interests of Chick-
asha and Grady county In the legisla-
ture. John A. McClure followed with a
good Democratic talk and then Dr.
Itlddle spoke eloquently defending
Governor Haskell and preaching Bryan
JudKe Williams was the next orator.
He told of tr stirring scenes In the
Chicago convention when Bryan made
lils famous "crown of thorns and cross
of gold" speech nd also related the
ptory of his acquaintance with Mr.
Haskell to whom he paid a high trib-
ute. R. E. Davenport and Col. J. D. Vance
alio spoke Lrlefly both winning loud
Following are the resolutions:
Whereas The Hon. C. X Haskell
governor of our state has been as-
sailed l.y W. It. Hearst on alleged In-
formation of F. S. Monett as having
been Identified wi'h tho Standard Oil
company as a bribe giver and un-
worthy of confidence which alleged
charges are not sustained even by
Monett and are known to our people to
be false and slanderous charges long
since exploded and repudiated by Mo-
nett himself before our people In the
state hst fall; and
Whereas These slanders have been
recently taken up by Theodore Roose-
velt and other partisans of Mr. Taft
Tor the purpose of diverting the minds
of the people from the real Issues In
this campaign; and
Whereas Mr. Roosevelt with the
advice and assistance of his cabinet
has seized on the action of our gov-
ernor In directing the dismissal of a
certain suit Instituted by the attor-
ney general of this state without the
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Banking Resources Over
The sixteenth anniversary of the
founding of the order of Mnccab'-c
will be celebrated by Chickasha Hive
Xo. 30 L. O. T. M. Thursday even! up
Oct. 1. At the same time the occa-
sion will bo celebrated throughout
High officers of the order and dele-
gations from El Reno Oklahoma City
and other places are expected to be
present. The local lodge of Knights
of the Maccabees will march from
thflr hall to the Odd Fellows' bll
where a splendid program will be car-
ried out under the direction of tue
ladies. An admission of 23 cents will
be charged the proceeds to be used
for the benefit of the Maceahee home
for sick and aged.
The following Is the program which
also Includes refreshments:
Entrance of officers and gnards.
Welcome Dora Estes commander.
Greeting Mayor B. B. Bridges.
Vocal solo Bertha Wormeldorf.
Declaration of loyalty Hive.
Song "Fraternity" Members.
Address on Maccabeelsm Mrs
ra Puekett Btate commander.
Recitation Vera Rosenquest.
Short history of the order and of
the hive Mamie Vaughn record
Reading M-s. Lena Morgan.
Maccabee drill Guards.
Benediction Rev. Father Urban de
According to the official statements
published today the total resource's
of the four banks of Chickasha are
The combined deposits of the same
Institutions amount to $1440901.20
while the loans an discounts total
The reports of the banks the Chick-
asha Xational Citizens' National First
Xatlonal and Okluhoma State which
appear on another page of this paper
speak for themselves telling a story
that reflects credit upon the manage-
ment of the several Institutions and
that does honor to Chickasha.
A comparison of the statements with
those rendered July 15 last shows that
the total deposits are about $100000
In excess of that date.
Chlckasha's banks are recognized as
among the strongest In the Southwest
and their condition today should be
gratifying to the bankers as well as
to their patrons.
SUIT AGAINST OPERA PLEASES
POURS HOT SHOT INTO
CAMP OF THE ENEMY
Bryan Receives Tremendous Ovations Every-
where on His Dakota Tour Attacks
the Candidate and Platform
Guthrie Okb. Sept. 29 Suits will
be filed probably today by Governor
Haskell against W. R. Hearst fur the
purposo of securing redress for al
leged libelous statements published In
the New Yorker' papers. It is likely
that there will be one probably more
defendants to similar suits but the
governor was not willing to discuss
the subject today.
It Is not at .all Improbable that For-
mer Attorney Central Sheets of Ohio
will be made a defendant In one of
the suits proposed by tho governor.
It Is known that Mr. Haskell has been
urged by Ohio friends to bring suit
against Sheets for his attacks. Sheets
it will be remembered is the Ohloan
who was brought to Oklahoma last
year ty the Republicans to assail Mr.
Haskell then oandldate for governor.
A. J. Peck a cotton buyer from
Duncan la In the city today.
'Olivette" last night at the Airdome
pleased a very good audience. The
Beggar Prince company are fast mak-
ing friends and deserve the patronage
of all. They are one of the most
evenly balanced companies that ever
played in the city. The last two
nights showed their ability to handle
the light comic opera and while the
new Airdome was not filled at either
performance a good crowd enjoyed
The opera tonight Is "Mikado." The
wardrobe is all new and there Is a very
pretty stage setting decorated with
Japanese lanterns fans etc. all that
goes to make it a very pretty show.
As a special Inducement the manage
ment will admit one lady with every
paid admission tonight that is two
ladles will be admitted on one ticket.
or a lady and gentleman on one ticket
Prices children 15 cents; adults 25 35
and 50 cents.
REPUBLICANS OFFERED TO
PAY POPULIST SPEAKER
Salem S. D. Sept. 29. While trav-
eling with Mr. Bryan from Sioux Falls
to Mitchell former Senator R. F. Petti-
grew publicly announced that four
years ago he had been approached
by the Republican national commit-
tee through a former United States
senator with an offer of $10000 if he
would deliver ten speeches In support
of the cand'd'cy of Thomas Watson
of Georgia People's party candidate
for president. Pettlgrew declares he
declined the orfer and was satisfied
that the Republican party financed
in a large measure the Watson campaign.
E. Craig the Kansas avenue black-
smith who was dangerously injured by
being kicked by a mule late yester
day afternoon was reported to be im
proving today with prospects for re
Mr. Craig was shoeing a mule w4ien
the animal landed a hard blow on the
pit of his stomach rendering him un
conscious. He was taken to his home
at Fifth street and Arkansas avenue
and for a time his condition was very
WOMAN MEETS TRAGIC
DEATH UNDER TRAIN.
Condensed Statement of
The First National Bank
OP CUICKASHA OKLA.
At the Close of Business September 23 1908
Loans and Discount
Fixtures nd Improvements
Bonds Stacks and Securities
U. 8. Bonds to secure circulation
Cash In vault
Caoh with Banks
Cash with U. 8. Treasurer
U. S. Bonds to secure U. S. Deposits
Undivided Profits net
DEPOSITS Banks -
( United States
60 i 02971
The above statement is correct.
BEN. F. JOHNSON
New York Sept. 29. In the pres
ence of s crowd of women snoppers
walling for an uptown train at the
Fourteenth street station of the Sixth
Avenue railroad a well dressed wom
an of 26 threw herself In front of a
moving train and was so terribly in
jured that she died a few momets
later The tragic act created almost a
panic on the crowded platform.
Women ran shrieking toward the ex
its leading to the streets and half a
dozen of them fell In a faint
While the woman's mangled body
was" still lying on the tracks a priest
knelt by It .and administered the. last
rites of the church while hundreds of
persons who had poured from the train
stood with bared heads. On the wom
an's underclothing .. wp a the name
Sherwood" written in Ink.
Guthrie Okla. Sept. 29. "If the
president will come to Oklahoma I will
gladly pay his expenses. Of course i
shall treat him with due respect but
that 13 all 1 can promise." Governor
Haskell in .a conversation yesterday.
The guns of the ex-Democratic na-
tional treasurer are aimed In one di-
rectionthe White House. The gov-
ernor is frank. He admits the appli-
cation of the adage about revenge and
sweetness. He has made public wir-
ing to prominent Eastern newspapers
an excerpt from the address he gave
to the Associated Press at Kansas City
Saturday night and which was not
transmitted over the wires of the news
gathering organization according to
the governor. It relates to Mr. Has-
kell's charge against the president and
the Harriman $200000 campaign fund.
Gutbrle Okla. Sept. 29. Sixty-
eight cities and towns as widely sepa
rated as east can run from west and
north from south representing as va-
ried communities as provincialism can
create located in states whose poli-
tics Is as respectively different as
black from white nave telegraphed
Governor Haskell to tnake speaking
Seven separate Invitations came
from Ohio where Republican news
papers say Mr. Haskell dare not go.
The sixty-eight telegrams differ ma
terially only In tho wording. Thic
sample selected at random from the
mass of slips tells the whole story:
"We are sorry you resigned. Believe
lmpllclty In your honesty. You are the
only Democrat who has had the cour
age to slap the president."
Mr. Haskell viewed the pile of paper
with pardonable pride. He allowed
the seven Ohio Invitations to crinkle
through his fingers then he smiled.
"Does that look so awfully bad?"
California Colorado Kansas Iowa
and Texas want the governor and want
him badly. Fifteen "leading Demo-
crats" of Magazine Ark. were insist-
ent for an engagement. Conservative
Springfield Mass. expressed an en
thusiastic desire to hear the man who
talked back to the president. New
York contributed telegrams from Syra-
cuse Brooklyn and Geneva all anx
ious to get a date or two. Among the
others were the two Carollnas whose
Invitations were of true Southern hos-
pitality. There are In the neighborhood of
400 letters and telegrams from Indi-
viduals received since Mr. Haskell's
resignation as national treasurer.
SURPRISED BY FRIENDS
About fifty members of the Congre
gational church surprised their pastor
Rev. H. A. Hodges last evening with
a donation party. At ts o ciock mey
gathered at the parsonage with their
bundles and packages and many good
things to eat and after bestowing the
gifts upon Rev. Hodges proceeded to
spend a happy evening with him. The
surprise was complete but none the
I Elk Park S D Sept. 29. Conduct
ing one day's campaign In South Da-
kota yesterday Mr. Bryan poured vol-
leys of criticism Into the Republican
platform Mr. Tat and President
Roosevelt He c 'vered a good deal
of ground in the Btate and last night
stopped In Sloux City Iowa whence
he left this morning for Rock Island.
The expectation was to catch a.
night train for the Illinois city but
speeches along the line so tired the
Democratic candidate out that he could
not make connections at Sloux City
until morning. Mr. Bryan spoke a
dozen times his principal remarks
being at Mitchell Yanfcton Vermillion
snd here. Ills favorite arguments
were on the trusts guaran'y of bank
deposits and publicity of campaign con
tributions before election. He In-
veighed against President Roosevelt
because he said of the president's
failure to land any trust magnates In
the penitentiary and attacked Mr. Taft
dodging his platform. The fact that
South Dakota was carried for the
Democratic national ticket In 1896 was
referred to by Mr. Bryan and he ap
pealed for that support again on the
ground that the Democratic party
promised real reforms while the Re-
publican party could not be expected
to do anything In that direction.
At every place visited by the Demo-
cratic candidate he was met by cheer-
ing crowds. A strong wintry wind from
the north did not seem to affect either
the candidate or hts audience. Ob-
serving at Mitchell that the windows
of the stores and houses were plarard-
ed with lithographs of himself Mr.
Bryan In the course of his remarks "
there urged the people to remove them
and hang up In their stead pictures
of Mr. Taft and thus show him tho
"same courtesy that you have shown
nie." He said he took It for granted
that the compliment paid him was not
personal but that it was due to the
fact that he was a candidate for the
highest office in the gift of the people.
Chickasha and Vicinity: To-
night and Wednesday fair and
THANKS OF THE REBEKAHS.
We wish to thank all who contrib-
uted to the success of the play and
especially Claycomb & Anderson for
furniture loaned; Mrs. Johnston for
flowers and ferns; all who took part
in the play and to the public for
generous patronage. Mrs. Geo. Luta
and the Rebekh Lodge.
Two hundred baskets of Concord
grapes at Lamkin's 25 cents per bas-
Skating Rink Opens
With Large Crowd
The Convention hall skating rink
opened last night with an immense
crowd out and the floor was full of
skaters until the last piece of music.
The floor is in good condition for
skating .and the . baud boys have a
good supply of new and lively music.
It can be safely predicted from last
night's attendance and enthasiasm
that the rick win be well patronized
Round House Foreman
W&tcheJ by Friends
R. I. Higgins who has been night
foreman at the Rock Island round
house the past year but leaves today
for Kansas City was this morning pre-
sented with a handsome gold watch
the gift of the round house employes.
The watch was a handsome one and
well expressed the .admiration and re
spect the boys held for their foreman
Mr. Higgins will be day foreman in
Per Cent Interest
Our CERTIFICATES of DEPOSIT which are pro-
tected by the DEPOSITORS GUARANTY FUND
of the State of Oklahoma draw 4 per cent i tetest if
left for six months or longer. These Certificates
may be withdrawn at any time without notice. They
furnish you an ABSOLUTELY SAFE profitable
and negotiable investment and are as secure as Unit-
ed States Bonds
Oklahoma State Bank
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Evans, George H. Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 231, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 29, 1908, newspaper, September 29, 1908; Chickasha, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc732384/m1/1/: accessed November 17, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.