Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 74, Ed. 1 Monday, March 28, 1910 Page: 4 of 8
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Gcoege II. Evans. Editor
Bryce P. Smith Manager
CHICKASHA OKLAHOMA MARCH 28. 1910
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fc!x moGtbs delivered by carrier 2AV
Three months delivered by carrier 1.2C
One month df !ivered by carrier M
First Ward John Mabile.
Second Ward J. A. Temple.
Third Ward O. Coffm.n.
Fourth Ward T. J. Driggers
For School Board.
First Ward Clark Rutherford.
Second Ward John Tewkes-
berry. Third Ward A. A. Holmes.
Fourth Ward J. G. Mayes.
MUCH WORK ACCOMPLISHED.
The special session of the legisia-j
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lirt' 1JILU - .
a very strenuous session lasting sev-
ral weeks vu in many respects a
inost extraordinary session. This is
particularly true with reference to the
amount of work done. It Is also true
that the work is of lasting benefit
and stands out to the credit of the
In point of wholesome legislation
legislation of Incalculable worth to the
f fate and to the people tne session
surpasses the first and second leg'sla-
There were a number o bilU passed
that possess unusual merit. Particular
reference is made to the fee and sal-
ary bill the revenue measures and the
changes in the election law.
In the salary bill alone there is an
apparent saving to the people of aaarly
fialf a million dollars annually It Is
estimated that in this county alone the
till will save the taxpayers in the
reiphborhood of ten thousand dollars
& year and will perceptibly reduce
tbe tax burden. Under the Anthony
revenue measure it Is possible that
the state levy will be entirely dis-!
Tensed with revenue for state pur-
poses being raised principally through
indirect taxation of the corporations.
Of course the session did not 3Ccom-
ji'ish all that was expected of it or
&!! that was mapped out for it to do;
tut in the main the people have cause
for congratulation in the work accom-
plished. Duncan Pinner.
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TARIFF A CHIEF FACTOR.
?dr. Bjron W. Holt has an important
article in the New York Independent
entitled "Tariff and Cost of Living."
He assigns to the tariff the second
place as a factor in bringing about the
current high prices the other two fac-
tors being gold depreciation and rising
Ir.nd values. He admits however that
"it might be shown that the tariff
i3 responsible for some of the Increase
in land values."
He continues: "From somewhat
careful estimates made by myself in
lffOn the cost of living in this country
was then nearly 12 per cent higher
than it would have been had ther
teen no tariff. It was estimated that
the VifiWfiW families then consumed
foods worth fJ5.999.000.dOO or $941!
TXT family.- On this basis the tariff
tax was about $H1 per family or
S94.4S after deducting the $16.52 per
family wbic'i was the amount of tariff
taxes a-rually collected by the govern-
itf'Bt." 11 r. Holt does not think that
the amount of the tariff-trust tax per
tdtx'ly is less now than it was then.
Tfcen follows an interesting list of
tb amount of the tariff which the
average family had and still has to pay
ss calculated from ?h bst data avail-
able. It ought to interest the con-
faraer just now.
"Tatihg'tdn-e of the more impor-
tant rules the tariff-trust tax per fam-
2y war on woolen. $9.28; on silks
linens laces furs rubber goods
Sloves no $3; on cottons $6.37; on
iurr.Sture etc. $0 24; on beer whisky.
jurwm to hoaith found is food
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TELEPHONE NO. 43
OF GRADY C 0 U N T Y
the rostoffice at Chickasha
aa second class mail matter.
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One week delivered by carrier.. 10
One year by mail 4 00
six montns. oy masi ..
Three months by mall 1.00
Single copy . .0"
( wine etc. J5.34; on building materials
fv..2C; on implements and tools 15.0.";
cn sugar confectionery etc. $4.72; on
; tobacco etc. $3.72; on sickness and
Oath $2.55; on beef veal and mutton
j $2.49: on egetables $2.40; on bread
' $1.;4; on amusements and recreation
$1.75; on hogs and hog products $1.74;
j on travel $.1.
on boots and shoes
S1.23. Other items brinj? the total upi w g Kiigore announces his cand!-
to $94.4S. " (j-ipy jor office of county treasurer
The elimination of tbe tariff graft!
according 10 .nr. tiou woum ue nun- n the prjmarj-
aient to an advance of 11 per cent In j . .
ges and salaries throughout the; R H Alison announces as candl-
country; strikes would diminish but j rtate for rounty treasurer subject to
laiiroads could secure cheaper mate-
r-t'. lef an mnra fraltrht
"Our railroads." he adds "would tr
.... . . .
y start an agitation for free trade
L' they knew their own interests Ful-
iy io per ceci oi xae yu.uuu.vuu oi cun-
sumer3 in this country would do like-
wise." : o ' ;
COST TRULY FEARFUL!
"The late special session of the leg-
islature cost the taxpayers $82000.
But it cost more than that; it cost the
Democratic machine bunch their jobs."
- MKSKogee rnoen.x.
it ine nyjtouiesis or our esieemen
contemporary is correct and the spe-
cial session does cost the Democrats
the control of the stato it Is a cinch
that the special session has cost the
taxpayers more than $S2000 much
more. For God pity us if the Repub-
licans ever get control. We had a fine
example of what they would do in the
old territorial days. Muskogee Times-
Also "April fool" jokes will soon tie
if you don't feel disposed to boost
at any rate you ough to be willing to
refrain from knocking the booster. '
Anyway the Democratic nomination
for lieutenant governor will not be
allowed to go by default. Dr. Frank
P. Davis of Enid has heard the call
and decided to heed It. Dr. Itavis is
secretary of the state board of medi-
It won't be a great while before the
baseball box scores will be attracting
more attention than the price of eggs
on the business page. Springfield He-
publican. If Cdary had only kept her Little
Lamb she might have been as wealthy
as Hetty Green by this time. Kansas
Every man has a weakness of some
!ind but wise men start early to get
their weakness trained. Chicago Itec-old-Herald.
An Ohio man claims to have invent-
ed a taximeter that will not lie. Why
r.ot try It on the w ater wa.wn? Cleve-
land Plain Dealer.
.Mayor Gaynor may yet give the
world the pleasure of seeing a real
Tammany boss going to work for a
living. Richmond Times-Dispatcb.
Inventor claims to have a light that
will penetrate fog. For goodness sake
turn it on the Conper-Allds investiga-
tion. New York Telegram.
M. D. Garner. W. L. Garner.
Planing' Mill in Connection
Have been here for eight years
and have built many of the
best residences in Chickasha.
KUI Sth cs3 Cfcocfaw
Fhones G74 and 337
POLITICAL AHNOlJNCFMf NTS. 4j
- . --- v. ... I portunitM ate many for caring for
i George A. Brown announces els can-. r -.
.. . ... . ... v( ! public property where tbe same repre-
dldacy for the office of sheriff subject ( 1 v .
' . . ! sent i a value to you that should be
) to the action of the Democratic voters i
John C. Lewis announces his candl -
.lacy for the office of flirt Iff of tvady
subject 4 the
E. W. Frey of Amber announces as
pand(late for repretailve from
Grady county in the legislature sub-
ject to the action of the Democratic;
YV". T. Cloud announces as a candi-
date for tre-asurer of Grady county stib-j-t
t ihe action of the Democrats.
John V. Fitch announces his candi-
dacy for treasurer of Grady coun'y
subject to the action of the Demo-
crats. EUDject t0 tne action of the Democrats
tje pem0crattj primary
FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER.
John M. Penn of Pocasset hereby an-
nounces for the office of county com-
missioner District No. 1 (northern)
subject to the Democratic primary.
FOR DISTRICT CLERK.
J. R. Callaham announces as a can-
didate for the nomination for district
clerk subject to the Democratic pri-
mary. FOR COUNTY CLERK.
Joe D. Lindsay announces his can-
didacy for tbe nomination for county
clerk subject to the action of the
Democrats in the primary August 2.
FOR REGISTER OF DEEDS.
Geo. YV. Petty announces as a can-
didate for the office of register of
deeds subject to the action of" the
FOR COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT.
G. F. Newell of Ninnekah announces
ar- a candidate for county superintend-
ent of schools subject to the action of
llrs. Edgar Hale of Tuttle announ-
ces her candidacy for the office of
county superintendent of schools sub-
ject to the action of the Democrats.
AVERSE TO CAUSING TROUBLE
Chicago Boy' Excellent Reatona for.
Keeping Silent About Some
Things He Knew.
"Pa" asked a Chicago boy who has
recently been making frequent trips
to his father' office "do you believe
In gettin' divorced?"
"No. There is altogether too much
of that kind of tbfnff going on."
"Don't you think ma ought to get a
divorce from you If you did wrong?"
"Why do you aak such questions?
You are too young to bother about
things of that kind."
"But if you did something that waa
very bad don't you think ma ought to
get a divorce from you?"
"O! I've never given tbe matter
any thought. I'm not going to do any-
"But eupi:osin' you did do you think
ma ought to go on livin' with you?"
"It would depend on how bad I had
been. People who have children
should he willing to bear a great deal
without letting the world know about
"If other women came into your of-
fice and you pinched their cheeks
when you didn't think anybody waa
iookin' and they tailed you Fuzzy
Wuzzy and Tootles and made you give
them money to buy theater ticket do
you think ma ought to stick to you?"
"I don't know. I wish you'd stop
asking questions and run out and
play. You are tiresome."
"Then I'm not goio' to tell her ail I
know 'cause 1 don't want to break up
Grippe was Srst described ia En-
! land in 1173 since when tiere have
been more than 100 epidemics. It
: Srst appeared In the United States in
! 1627 and went all over the western
; hemisphere. The last epidemic start-
ed in Bokhara in May 1SS and
1 reached the United States la the wld-
; die of December. Its rste of spread
! Is exactly as rapid as travel. Since
I 1SS9 there have been grippe epidemics
; in most American cities every winter
; -just as there are many mild cases
i of "cholerine" during deadly epidemics
I of cholera so there are mny esse
of bad colds in the head or "griplne"
i false Influenza when true grippe la
DAILY 7Z??.7.ZX nnCTASTIA.
STREET TREES' VALUE.
uy lncre PrUi bf fU.1 Cat At nj J
Mk Town Atlrsctivt.
Nut jilt one (uite and uit-US tuiuuid
j be given to one's own premises. Op-
; jj tu iw ore. ju merman jil u-i r up
writer Jive aev era! of ob gave 5 each
: W save some oaks out in tue streer.
j " man- 11 f t of mho place grew
a rJ " f? gtei ami umu 11
: necessary have given more in order to
'preserve it. We all benefit by the
presence of these trees and the valia'
J of real estate and the reputation Hie
i neignDornooa are nenentea dv tne pres-
prvati(n of a!l mcb trees.
A ca8e kown wllere a ianj m.
pany in puttin? a new tract upon the
market ran the sidewalk around a
large tree. Inasmuch as they were
ignorant of what a tree need m.st
(air) they had tbe cement walk pluced
close about the tree. In grading the
street they took off the lest one or two
feet of soil. Aa if hls was not suffi-
cient to destroy any tree they oiled
the street Any ordinarily Intelligent
Individual should have known that the
tree would die and no doubt the
agents suspected as much but they
were selling lots and as a rule rank
deception is part of the game. Of
course the tree died and in time some
one cut It down for fuel. Later some
boys set fire to the stump and a great
hole was burned in the earth. Comes
now an enterprising public Bptritea
citizen one of those good souls who
are. of the veritable "salt of the earth."
He caused a deep hole to be dug. the
full size of the opening through tbe
cement. Good soil was placed therein
and a young tree planted. Now for the
sequel. The young tree grew apace and
a few years after the lot in front of
which the tree grew was gold at sever-
al hundred dollars more than were ask-
ed for tbe adjoininglots. Do street trees
have a value? Another question arises
which is not difficult of solution: If
they have a value so high as demon-
strated by the above Instanced sale
why do we not pass a reasonable
street tree ordinance and provide a suf-
ficient city forestry department? If
a number of people demanded such
legislation It would be enacted.
TOWN'S NOVEL PLAN.
Denniton Tex. Will Have "Tree Day"
: to Make Village Beautiful.
A unique plan for the improving and
beautifying of the town was recently
devised by the park commission of
Dennison Tex. The commission has
announced plans for a "tree day" in
the near future. The children and
people of the city will be invited to
bring trees to beautify the park. It
at p esent possesses a fine growth of
nathe trees but the .majority are oak
and they do not furnish the proper
amount of shade aud In many cases
are not located to good advantage.
Tree day ia to be a day of celebration.
Holes for the trees to be given will be
dug In advance so that everything
will be in readiness. It is planned to
plant a double row entirely surround-
ing the park and to fill in Tacant spots.
Tl.e idea has met with instant favor
and it is expected that the school chil-
dren lodges societies and the citizens
in general win take n up. curing iue j
past year a number of concrete waits
have been built a fountain has been
installed tbe band stand has been re-
constructed a zoo ias been started
and many flower beds have been laid
out and maintained throughout the
summer. The citizens have been lib-
eral to the park and a caretaker has
been constantly on duty. Next year's j
tax levy includes a two cent park tax
which will create a considerable im- j
provement fund. When needed the;
services of the 1200 park boosters or j
(he members of (he Junior Park asso- j
elation to give them a more dignified j
name have been called in and It Is in- i
tended to use the boys In the future. I
Poetic Influence on School..
The Influences which have caused the
people of tbe western part of Kansas i
to beautify tbe landscape with trees j
came from the public schools. The
children in the sod sehoolhouses of the
plains twenty-five years aso were
taught to read and recite the poems
of Bryant Whlttier and others. Chil-
dren who had never seen a grove or
foiest of great trees were delighted
with the stories of Irving and of the
deep woods when Uip Yan Winkle
slept for twenty years. !
All they knew of the world was the
broad expanse of prairie land which '
they lived in. In hundreds of these j
ee.rly schools rsryaot's classic. "The 1
Groves Were God's First Temples' j
was recited on each Friday afternoon. !
State Superintendent Faircbild and j
other educators cf Kansas declare j
that it is owing to this class of litera-
ture In the schools of western Kansas j
more than any other cause that the I
children of twenty-five years ago now j
grown to manhood are turning to tbe !
practical work of transforming a prai i
rie country into a iand of groves and j
Self Confidence Lacking.
The storekeeper that ' aya "Cue
that trade conditions are ugalnst this
particular locality" ia looking at con
ditions from the wrong end of the spy- i (
against tbe trading center the whole
fault lies with bis method of trying to
set trade that is going to his compet-
itor. All that he needn Is a little in-
fusion of s-!f confidence mixed with
self help which means thist lie be
lieves In his ability to "set there" and
in determined to help himself to arrive
by applying .usincus method to bul-Ufoe.
Rugs Carpets Matting Ingrain Rugs
Linoleum Oil Cloth.
With a sale of any of the above our Va-
cuum Cleaner free for 24 hours.
Rugs in New Spring Designs
Oriental and Floral; all sizes from the smallest
to the largest 13x15. Colors in blue green
red etc. Make your selection now. Prices the
6x9 ... . . .$15.25 11 1-4x12. . . . $27.50 j
9x12 $22.50 Small Rugs
4 1-2x12 . . ' . . $10.00 from . ..... 75c
Linoleum and Oil Cloth
The best in American and English patterns and
guaranteed to give you satisfaction. Call and see
the new patterns.
Prices up to ... 75c a yard.
6. 9 and 12 ft. widths.
INGRAIN RUGS All cotton all colors excep-
tionally good quality for price only ... . . $4.98
22 STYLES OF
cheapest to the best. $2
J. L Schou the House
TRY A THREE LINE WANT AO
t! 20I Chickasha Avenue Z
Buy a celebrated Embury Cold Blast Lantern Globe for
15c and for 40c more I will give you a Windsor
Cold Blast Tubular Lantern worth $ 1 .00.
Buy a celebrated Embury Hot Blast Lantern G'obe for
10c and for 25c more I will give you a Windsor
Hot Blast Lantern worth 75c.
Looli at 'Em in Lly 'Million
REFRIGERATORS T h e
down. Get our Guarantee.
NEW ONE ON THIS TIME
..IT !S ON..
U M U mJ La
Special Cut Prices on
New shipment China
and Japans from the cheap-
est to th? best.
Price up to 35c
New Oriental and Floral.
The best value for the
money; only in Japan Mat-
ting. Fringed. Sizes in
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Evans, George H. Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 74, Ed. 1 Monday, March 28, 1910, newspaper, March 28, 1910; Chickasha, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc732999/m1/4/: accessed April 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.