Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. FOURTEEN, No. 225, Ed. 1 Saturday, September 20, 1913 Page: 1 of 8
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C-tfiCKA-HA OKLAHOMA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 20 1913.
Si s i i
t ft H f h j f H - it
I. r l . . L V .1 la it I J i v W f
Ask Public to Aid Worthy Cause -Program
for the Entire Series
Opening Number Will Be
Free to All
The ClilcKaiilm United Charities am
putting on a Home Talent Chaiitaiiua
a'. Convention hall beginning Sunday
September 21 under the tnanagen.-mt
of Mr. Jonas Cook.
We the undersigned directors earn-
estly lvipieMt the public to help us in
this worthy undertaking.
With the autumn and whiter seasons
not yet begun tin; falls for aid are.
already so heavy tliat each month we
exhaust the amount allowed um by' he
If this series of splendid entertain-
ments la well patronlzH we hope to
have enough reserve fund on hand
through the winter tto that we need
not be forced to answer when calls for
aid come thick and fast "No funds."-
Mis. F. 1C. Riddle president; Mrs. H.
U. Junson. Vieo iit-PMMnt; f j J
Dwyer treasurer; Mrs. Win. Inntan
Mrs. T. J. King Mrs. Oatley Anderson
.Mrs. Reford Bond (secretary.
The Charity Chautauu.ua opens at
Convention lia.II at 3 o'clock Sunday
afternoon and the first number is free
to everybody. Season IfcVets are on
Bale at the Public Drug Co. Brown-
tum's Owl and the posioffice new-i
Btand; for adults Jl each children and
college sMld'!its Til) l Jilts. . The pro
enim for the ent!r (t-rU-s of entertain-
meats is as follows:
Sunday 3 p. m.
Music Anthem.' By Choir.
Invocation Rev. A. L. Kreyling.
MusicAnthem. By Choir.
Lecture- Blood Bullion aril Brains
Kev. LMward B. Teis
Music Solo. Mrs. Trawlck.
Benediction Hev. Moss Weaver.
Monday 8 p. m.
MusicBy Chickasha Orchestra.
le cture "Lift? as a Fine Art." Dr.
J. II. Kskridge.
Music By Orchestra.
Miittie Solo Selected. Mr. 0. U
Cartoonist Mr. rani Pavenpori.
Music-By Oi'cln stra.
Tuesday 3 p. m.
Music By Orchestra.
M;i ;. By Hh Srluul Ore
Lecture "lixlbb-rs of the
fill." Rev. i. r yle Smith.
Solo "The King of the Wind
Recitation-Selected. Miss CniVB
V hat ley
Music Violin accompanied by High
School 0"Che.-.tra. Mr. Art a Cui'f.
Music By Orchestra.
Wednesday 8 p. m.
.Mu.-iic By Orchestra.
.Music Solo "A Gypsy Maiden."
Miss Kthel Mi-Cloud Musical Director
Reading Mrs A. B. Morgan.
Munic Solo Selected. Miss Kra M
WVIr Musical Department Woman'i
"The Trial of Robert F.mmett." Judge
V. W. Clark.
Music By tn-eiiestni.
Thursday Evening 8 O'Cluck.
The Chlcknsha Dramatic club will
present for the public approval that
treat ever phasing sensational melo-
drama in five ncis. entitled "Master
and Man" a pby which will be staged
lor the first time in thht city- a pow-
erful play of .contemporary American
life and a graphic story of modern
times abounding in splendid types of
dramatic situations and Interspersed
with the finest and most humorous)
typos of comedy replete with dramatic
It contains not a single dull moment
it starts right ends right and is all
right from start to finish.
It cannot fail to please everyone.
The synopsis and cast of characters
will be published laler
Friday 8 p. m.
PianoEtude. MacDowcll. Mrs. C
U M fc WJ
Duet "Iiove Divine All Love Kx-
cnlllug" Kir John Stainer. Miss Mc-
Cloud and Mrs. Truwick.
IMano Daime Macabre Saint Saens.
Mrs. K. C. Uurton.
Lecture "A No. 1 Living." Presi-
di'iit Charles Kvans Central Normal
Piano Scherzo Op. 31 Chopin.
Miss McCloud Mesrtames Stone and
Duet Value and Finale Bohm. -Miss
Wanlland and Mrs. Leeds.
R. L FLYER
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Fast Coloiado Train Goes into Ditch
Near Manhattan -Fifteen Per-
sons Injured Down 20-Foot
Telegram by Vn'.tod Fie.
Kansas City Sept .-Fifteen pT-
suns were bun and one killed when the
Rock Island Colorado Flyer No. 40 was
derailed west of Manhattan Kan.
The online and eight coaches left
the rails three rolling down a twenty
Manhattan physician hurried to the
scene in automobiles removing the
injured a:id carrying them to a hos-
pital. Wrecking trains were ordered from
The fact that the train was com-
posed f steel cars prevented loss of
A defective rail was the caino or the
Teleuram by I'niled Press.
Chicago Se)it. 2't. Four gunmen
dashed nil to the headquarters of the
Painters' and Decora tins' council In
aatomobiles today kiiked 0ten lite
door and shot (ieoie Cameron the
business iment foil r times.
Cameron is dvii. at a liof.pii.il.
K. !. V-iU'rpi ft contractor who was
talking with Cameron was wounded in
the shoulder. The gunmen fled down
a fire escape and escaped in a motor
Policemen are searching for the men
vim were first awarded the contract
for lavish decorations at an elaborate
b:tn'pKt to be siven Monday by the
American Meal. Packers' association.
Cameron declared a man threatened
him because he believed that he cans-
i d him to lose the job.
NEW SUITS IN COUNTY COURT.
ltuln 'i Bell vs (' It 1. & V. Ry. Co.
damatres. $'.".". B. F. Holding; C. A.
Blake and C. M. Feehheimor.
Liliiu Cartel- vs. A. T. MiCI.dlaml
?ieii iiilaciiineiii. V. K Burns; li. F.
Vine 11:11 Nursery Co. vs. .1. C. and
J. S. While JISS.SO on promts::ory
note. It. Bowling.
I' IN COLORADO STRIKE.
Telegram by I'niled Press.
Washington Sept. 2 Sec-
i1 retary of Labor Wilson today
announced that he appointed
Chief Clerk Etbelbert. Stewart
.v. mediator in the threatened
coal mine Ftrike in Colorado.
Stewart left for Denver to-
day to confer .with the miners
The men upon whom Chickasba is
depending to bring home the lltlil stale
football championship in tlio high
school class are at work on the Eighth
street practice field In an endeavor
to get the roiiKii edes worn off of
some of the recruits and the old men
back into their stride. Some 2j or ii(j
candidates have reported from which
bunch it is up to Coach (lee to make
a championship machine.
Though the personnel of the team
presents many new faces the weight
is there with plenty of speed distri-
buted among several of the men. What
Is wanting now is systematic training
and everlasting work. l.?pon the men
should descend the realization that it
will not. be exactly like unending a
pink tea to wrest victory from Norman
and Sliawneo this year. Kach wiil un-
doubtedly put out strong teams and
the fact that. Chic-kasha this year will
be the invaders and that both of the
above mentioned bergs -harbor the
same undying love for Chickasha's
football team that a torn cat bears for
a bull dog is evidence that there will
be something going on when they
clash. Both games come rather early
in the season and not a moment Is to
he wasted. Speed and ginger is what
the aggregation needs and what will
have to be developed before the whistle
sends them into the first big ga.ne.
Five and possibly six of last year's
men will be in the line-up. They ere
Coode this year's cao'Hin L. Wallace
Material for Test on Jones Place
Long Delayed but Expected to
Arrive Shortly Other
Prospectors Busy ' '
Marked activity In the matter of oil
tests in (Irady McClain and Stephens
county is still in evidence and that
the tests are to be thorough is the
statement of the men who are behind
the propositions. Some of the wells
are now in the drilling ot her rigs are
umier construction and the material is
en route to other sites.
Three companies in the Chit-kasha
vicinity that many local people are in-
terested in are the Alberta Oil com-
pany on the Pate Jones farm the Cc-
ineut Oil and (ias company on the
Funk farm and the Ben Hur Oil and
(luti company whoso property is locat-
ed in Stephens county.
The Alberta people have faced some
discouragement in getting their rig
completed. The derrick timbers were
ordered some time ago for delivery
within four days but it was fifteen
days later that said timber was locat-
ed on the siding of the Oklahoma Cen-
tral railway at Ada having been billed
v long and found through the oi foils
of the corporation commission. Two
car loads of timbers and machinery
are now on the ground and the ri.q;
builders are expected here Sunday
with two more cars of casing machin-
ery and other requisites due to arrive
by the' first of next week.
K. K. Hopkins who will have charge
of the drilling stated today that the
rig should be complete and ready for
drilling by a week from net Monday.
The company holds- something over
S'Mio acres of leases and Mr. Hopkins
is authority for the statement that
they will go li.'utl feet or deeper if it
becomes necessary to make the test
The site of the well is but six miles
and one half by wagon road from
Chickasba and but about four miles by
ab lino. The derrick will be ;;t! fect
In height and may be seen from the
top cf cue of the tailti-t luiluii i
when complete Kvcry piece of ma
chinery in connection with the rig will
bo new and callable of giving the best
The Ben Hur Company.
The Ben Hur company with locnl
offices in the First National Bunk
building is making preparations to
begin work in Stephens county at
once. Their first well .according to
Mr. Thornley local manager will be
begun as soon an the material can be
placed on the ground. The first load
of timber is due to leave Duncan next
Tuesday morning froai which time
the work of erecting the derrick will
Welborne Hamilton and Whittakor
with the possibility of Shannon. From
lust year's scrubs come "Young" Cod-
dy and Paul Hefl'ner Sales Powers
and Pool. The new men are Ward
who has played three years with Lind-
say Liuld a recruit and Williams of
Rush Springs. Of the new material
Ward looks the best who at quarter
would step into Pete Heffner's shoes
without apparent loss to the strength
of the team His work has shown him
to be heady fleet and a good safety.
Williams has a great deal to learn
about the game as his experience has
been limited but he is a willing work-
er is as big as an ox and should prove
a terror to all opposing linemen. Ditto
Ladd. Williams will probably be work-
ed at tackle teaming Willi "Puny"
Welborne both dainty little fellows
of about ll)u per
Among the ecrubs now advanced to
the ranks of the regulars Pool Is
probably showing up to the best ad-
vantage with Powers a close second.
Pool will b' given a try at right half
and unless be blows up when the real
test of a garni; comes he should make
the team a valuable man. He is fast
and looks like die best broken field
runner that has donned football armor
in these parts for many moons past.
(Calm yourself "Satchel!")
Kither to Pool or Ward will fall the
responsibility of handling the team on
Powers is a coiner. He is all nerve
progress constantly until it Is com-
pleted and the machinery is set for
operation. "We expect to go' about
3 TOO feet" said Mr. Thornly "and bar-
ring ill luck should have a test made
within 30 to 50 days. Of course if
bad luck overtakes us after the well is
started caving etc. it wil Jtake long-
er. The test well will be completed
at the earliest possible moment."
Cement Oil r.nd Gas Co.
From the Funk farm where the Ce-
ment Oil and (las company are drill-
ing comes news of work delayed by
accident. They are now drill'ng at
4."il feet after having bad to stop on
account of caving several' times. Men
were in the city today from this well
after a piece of machinery for the
drill and stated that work would con-
tinue. It was understood that contracts bad
been signed up for test wells in the
Blanchard fields but later the propo-
sition fell through because of the fail-
ure of the drilling company to "come
across" It was reported here today
however that Tulsa oil men were in
Chickasba for the purpose oi buying
up leases at Blanchard and It is nn
derstood that another contract for the
drilling of test wells there is now in
the making. Some definite news from
this field is awaited with much inter-
Recognizing the importance of the
International Dry Farm Congress to
be held at Tulsa October 27-iH and be-
lieving that Ch'ckasha should be well
represented at the meeting Mayor
Burton has designated ten delegates
from this vicinity all of whom are di-
rectly or indirectly connected with the
The list of delegates appointed by
the mayor is a follows: J C. Cood
C. W. Caldwell W. E. Smith. II. B.
Johnson John Fitch C C. Goetting
W. II. (iiikey T. O While Ben Hamil-
ton and C. Sullivan.
cn the Lobby Prebe
ttlcgram by United Frord
Washington Sept. 20. With the sen
ate and house lobby probe complete
Samuel Gompers president of the
American Federation of Labor said
the investigation bad proved a
"complete and convincing exposure of
Die corrupt methods of the labor
crushing program of the National As-
sociation of Manufacturers."
Cumparing the legislative efforts of
National Association of Manufacturers
and labor Gompors said the National
Association of Manufacturers used
corrupt methods for corrupt purposes
w-'nile labor used legitimate ends for
the betterment of humanity and hu-
A linfti m
and nobody looks big to him. Ho is
an adept at getting under forward
passes and is speedy. Ho will guard
the right wing of the line
Left end is rather a puzzle. Prob-
ably tlowdy and Heffner will fight it
out for that position If Shannon docs
not return in which event they will
center themselves upon the task of
beating Powtrs out for his station
Heffner may be tried however at half.
Red Hamilton will play full. KnougU
said. Whittaker has been pulled from
his position at end and placed at left
half where he is going lo make a star
When in a game "Chink's" middle
name is "Fight" and the occasions are
on record when he has been pulled
from the prostrate form of a foe. Goode
will be at his old position as the plvoi.
Also enough said. Supporting him
right and left will be Wallace and
Sales or Ladd all of whom are husky
youngsters all they need being work.
That Beems to be about all the ad-
vance dope on the gang. It will take
a real game to settle many of the po-
sitions and also demonstrate whether
or not Chlekasha Is to be a strong con-
tender for the state champ honors.
The first game will be played prob-
ably next Friday. All endeavors to se-
cure a game for yesterday were futile
but. an extra week of work will do the
men no damage. The student body
and the town in general are anxiously
awaiting results of the first game and
ihe opener should draw well.
FAR FROM .
Reported that the Governor is Near-
ly a Physical Wreck Much
Sought Missing Witness
Located in Buffalo
Telegram by United Press.
Albany N. Y. Sept. 20. Gov. Sulzer
is near a physical breakdown despite
reassuring statements by friends. It
developed today '.hat the governor is
far from being a well man. He is not
under a physician's care but was per-
suaded to remain in the executive
U;aU.iou UliliU' ii.S. s tr"iua
Sulzer's attorneys remained In ccn
sulfation today although most of tht
prosecutors have gone home.
The defense is hopeful of winning
on the point that the governor cannot
be tried for "high crimes and mi.Jc-
meanors" who.n the offenses w ere com-
mitted before the oath of office was
taken but this victory would only be
technical. They expect defeat in the
contention that a special session has
no power to impeach
The. governor may come to the im-
peachment court in his own defense if
bis counsel fail to crush the case on
Sarecky Is Found.
Telegram oy tmuei Freta.
Buffalo N. Y. Sept 20. Louis A.
Sarecky who was former confidential
secretary of Gcv. Sulzer and who han-
dled the campaign contributions for
whom a country side search was or-
dered by house managers was founn
Sarecky denied that he ran away
from the jurisdiction .of the legisla-
ture. He came here on business for
the state hospital with which he is
connected and intends to return to
Two More are Booed
Over to Federal Court
Following a preliminary hearing be-
fore IT. S. Commissioner Hamilton to-
day L. CI. Buggs a negro was bound
over to the federal court on a large
charge his bond being fixed at $1000.
W. A. Miller was held on the. same
charge under a ?."00 bond which be
Deputies Dillon Worley and Wil-
liams leave tomorrow morning for
Muskogee with five men all arrested
in liquor raids during the past two
weeks. They will he placed In jail to
await trial. Will Sims a negro who
was held as a witness was discharged.
CHii.ur.iei HL f f't.UVV t K'j
IN CAYNOR'S CASKET.
Telegram by United Press.
New York Sept. 20. Thou-
sands of school children will
file past the Oaynor casket at
the city hall tonight and each
Will drop a white rose.
The b-idy will be moved from
the home late tills afternoon
under police escort.
Refused an Injunction in the dis-
trict court of Grady county in the case
involving the ce'lection of taxes from
the Chickasba banks Attorney F. K.
Riddle has gone to the federal court
asking for the same in behalf of the
national banks while in Ihe case of
the state bank he has appealed to the
stat supreme court
Mr. Riddle representing the banks
and Oscar Simpson ami Alger Melton
representing the county and Treaa'ir-
Cloud went to Muskogee last night
and the application for injunction is
being heard before Judge Ralph Camp-
bell today. The case is carried to the
federal courts because national bank?
are involved In it.
In the district court of this county
Judge Bailey denied the desired order
and the treasurer therefore refuses to
accept less than the full amount ot
taxes levied against the banks.
The first week of school for 1913
closed yesterday and reports show a
very creditable increase in enrollment
over the first day of the year. Supt
Ramey announced this morning tttai
the enrollment yesterday was about
1T00 an increase of a full 100 over the
iciii: i ii!v!i:!ct.
"I lllilik the delay in tile U.xt Willi
decision is keeping many pupils away
so far and I expect the number to
materially increase when the final de-
cision is made. The condition is un-
fortunate but we are going right
ahead and are doing some good work."
It is expected that the text-book de-
cision will he handed down by the su-
preme court Monday.
SMALLEST CALF YET.
J. Y. Murphy one mile south of
Norge announces the arrival of what
he believes is be smallest calf on rec-
ord. The youngsier is 17 inches high
weighs 22 pounds and is perfectly
healthy and well developed. It is a
Jersey and is the cow's third calf. "I
have been in the cattle business all
my life and that Is the smallest calf
I have ever sec::" said Mr. Murphy.
GOVERNOR GETS CORDIAL
RECEPlioN AT GUTHRIE.
Guthrie Okla. Sept. 20. The re-
ception given Gov Lee Crttce by the
people of Guthrie and Logan county
was cordial. It was the closing day
of the county fair and the crowd was
the largest of any day during the week
The governor's address frequently
was applauded. He made a general
sood citizenship address dwelling on
the difficulties always present in the
formative stages of a new state.
Tonight fair; cooler in east
portion; Sunday fair.
Recorded by the local U
weather bureau observer: 4i
Maximum . 02
Minimum . M
44' 44 44'4' 4
Statement that He May Put Up
Fight to Escape Electric Chair
is a Puzzler Change
State Has Utile Evidence Against
Him Indications that Series
of Murders Was Planned I
Itinerant by Uutia frtii.
New York Sept. 20. -Having con-
fessed that be murdered Anna Au-1
mueller that he planned to slay others r
who were "better off dead because of I
il.ness and infirmities" and that he f
planned a counterfeit campaign Hans f
Schmidt astounded the Tombs offic-
lals today when he indicated that be j
might fight to avoid the electric chair f
This was all the more surprising
following an interview yesterday in j
which he protested against formalities I
or delay saying he was ready to dio
Officials are unable to account r f
his change of front. The stare hau
little evidence against Schmidt except j
his confession of murder which must ;
be corroborated. J
The murdered girl was not fell I
known and unless the head is recover-
ed the state will have no proof that the F
fragments of body recovered are real- .
ly those of Anna Aumueller. j
Schmidt told fellow prisoners that if f
j District. Attorney .Whitman tried tot
get-anything out or him bo would "find
himself up against a stone wall." Here-
tofore Schmidt has been sullen and
quick to admit crimes and charges.
lsnpector Faurot's suspicions of
Schmidt's possible homicide plans j
Vere strengthened by the discovery
among Schmidt's effects of a book or
physicians' death certificates and other
blanks necessary in disposing of the
dead. Schmidt declared these were
only for use in the case of Anna Au-
mueller. He had stolen the eertifl-
catpq from a renitt-itqo jitivjtfiTri tin
! It lie t(' li.' )(!!! lf.es. b.'C l-jj:;'
he had iiiteiiucd Vj l.ui iv. g:r in t
way that would make it appear tslie
had died a natural death. But after-
wards he said he had decided to cut
her throat and dispose of her body as
best he could.
"Schmidt's papers have given up 50
clues" said Faurot. "Anyone of which.
ii liable fo turn uy soiitei.hiiift uc-v
about his activities. Ills industry wai
amazing and his resourcefulness won-
derful. But I am unable to say now
whether we caught him at the begin-
ning or at the end of a buries of homi-
cides" The parts of Anna Aumtteller's body
that were picked up In the Hudson
river and keit in llobuken fur the In-
quest of the New Jersey authorities
were brought to the city and placed m
the Bellevue morgue. A coroner's ex-
amination of the body preparatory to
the New York inquest was held today.
TRUCK NEEDED TO CET
HER OFF THE TRAif
St. Louis Sent. 20. i!.-r hu
-l.. r '-... : M
three ushers two baggagemen :M a
! large freight truck were reiiuued to
(help the stoutest woman who ever
passed through St. Louis board a train
i here. She was Jhi Lizzie Gioa of
Kansas City Mo. and according to
her husband tips the beam at "oO
The Glons came here from Cleve-
land Ohio. They did not make their
present destination known but declar-
ed they had covered 1)000 miles iu a
vain search for a homestead through
Canada and the west. Cion w-eigUa
less than 1301 pounds.' At the time of
their marriage Mrs. Cion who is now
57 years old weighed too pounds ha
"Blood Bullion and Brains" is tlio
subject of Rev. E. B. Teis' lecture at
the opening of the Charity Chautauqua
at Convention ball tomorrow at 3 p.
m. In treating this subject a a
whole the speaker will follow the litM
of industrial development vinwuis It
historically ua It expresses iiseif iu
the rUo of the common people..
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