Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 13, 1910 Page: 1 of 6
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CHICKASHA OKLAHOMA THURSDAY JANUARY 13 1910.
MORE WATER POWER IS IN SIGHT
TWO NEW TURBINES
NOW IN POSITION
X FOR SPEC1A!
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Capacity of Plant Tripled
Within two months the installation It in estimated th.H by raising the
ci additional machinery at the Chick-! 1"111 higher the capacity of the plant
asha Gas & Electric Company's water
cm be doubled again but probably
ni'r'ltlniuil kites cmild hp develoned at
power plant will bo oompMe. making exI.nm thail th8 would rere.
the total capacity about 18(10 horse- J Tt rian ut resnt a 20 feet high
power. having a M foot base. Its entire length
The two new turbines have now j is 1'.0 feet and the Kpillway is fcfj feet
boon sot it rid four car load of inn-1 ton'. A few days ago the How of wa-
ihlnery have arrived. Kuch of the new tor at the dam was 7000 cubic feet
wheels has a capaoi'y of COO horse-
power and the new equipment includes
two complete sets of electrical gener-
ators and dynamos.
I'. In now just a year inco the first
turbine wheel was started and the
"Washita began to furnish light and
power for the city. It whs noon evi-
dent that tho capacity of the plant was
Inadequate. and tho company began to
make plans for enlargement.
p. r minute while the lowest flow re-
corded at any time while the dam was
undet construction was 41000 cubic
fee:. With the latter flow the power
was sufficient to run two turbines of'
the size now in use.
Intimates by competent authority :
show that the Washita in this portion!
of Its course can furnish sufficient
jMjwer to supply a factory city many j
times the present size of Chit-kasha.
NTENCE IN JAIL FOR
Dismissing the appeal of R. R. Wil-J A B. Cockerhan was arrested yes-
Kot. 'convicted n the county court o teroay afternoon near Amber and is
Gn.dy county of viola '.Ins the prohib-
itory law the criminal court of ap-
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! Now a Harvard Professor Says the Story of Plymouth Rock Is a Myth.
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Githrie Okla. .Ian. 12. Iaws re-
pealing the bunglesome ambiguous
and oft misinterpreted statutes relat-
ing to the fees of county officers ami
i'ixii.g a maximum of valuation for
taxee to continue during a period of
five years are recommended in Gov-
ernor Haskell's proclamation Issued
today calling for the convening of an
extraordinary session of the Second
rtate legislature Jan. 'iO.
The governor calls? attention to the
exorbitantly high tax levies that have
the state from sourceg other than di-
rect taxation and without oppression
or injustice to the sources from- which
these added revenues may be obtained
so that no levy for state purposes will
hereafter be required."
Tne governor indicates that other
matters not indicated in the proclama-
tion will be called to the attention of
the legislature. The proclamation in
"Our present state laws fixing the
fees and salaries of most of our coun-
been made In some counties because ty and other public officials were pass
ed b the Oklahoma territorial legisla-
ture several years before the state
was organized and are still operative.
But unfortunately we find the various
laws on the subject of fees and salaries
of officials so complicated chaotic and
The state tax which is j inde finite as to make it impossible to
halt mills. Is found to be j determine their real meaning and ap
of the high maximum which was fixed
ir view of the manifold necessities for
raising money under statehood gov-
ernment and declares himsr-lf in favor
cf a substantial reduction of that maxi-
mum to a basis that will be fair for
two and a
oppressive and he recommends a law
"tha will increase the revenues of
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p-i)l yesterday affirmed the sentence
Imposed by Judge Williams requiring'
Wilt-on to spend thirty days in jail and !
juy a fine of $400.
This was one of the first ease in-
volving lk)Mi' law violation that a j
trie in't'.rady county. Wilson was)
Turning a pool ha!! on the lower end j
of Chlckasha avenue and his arres' j
grew out of the .; of the beverage j
ca!!i -t ."!' . .- .. -. .
now lm'gfl in the county jail
charge of assault and robbery.
One afternoon last November
At Mavsville. a small town on the;
aj.t i farmer near Amber was w orking j
in his field and was suddenly assault- j
ed from behind and was robbed of.
t'.i). He wa unconscious three days) l&vAt' valley line east of Undsay yes-i Daily on a month
.) o .. v.1 ist.. -n oi-imwir I tcixiay. Mrs. C. F. Cooper received in- Daily one week
In danger. There was an ugly wound j J"' iT1 an a accident which may
on hia bead w hich was lone In heal- i P"ov faftl-
are troublesome at the best
Often they lead to seri-
therefore they should not I e
neglected. A bottle of
our White Pine Syrup
A 23 cent bottle will proba-
bly be enough if taken
p. j .Mrs. cooper is tne moiuer or Airs. r... 4
Whe.i the victim of the assauH be J- Hubbard of this city who left for;
j Ma-fvllle on the first train after re-
j. t t ij'f lit iMttg liirwn. one- mi
j 70 years of age and was already in aj
I feetle state of health which renders'
j recovery all the more doubtful. One!
I I rm and several ribs were broken and '
j other Injuries were received. j
j Mrs. Cooper was riding in the car;
with her son Floyd when her hat. blew
NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.
Because of the great increase
In the price of prim paper and
also the increased size of the
Daily Express it is utterly im-
4 possible to supply the paper at.
one dollar for three months. The
regular rate of ten cents a week
will remain the game but on and
after January 1 1910 the follow-
ing subscription rates delivered
by carrier hoy in the city will be
in full force and effect:
Daily one year $1.80
Daily six months 2.40
Daily three month 1.20
1 Subscriptions to the daily by
! mail will remain unchanged. See
schedule ol ratea on editorial
COAL SUITS OFFICER
William H. Sherwood the world fa-
mous pianist will be heard in a con-
cert in Chiekabha to a certainty.
President Ab$rnethy closfed a contract
. j came oon-'rsoiis tie gal.; fie had recnt
' j rized Cockerhan as his assailant. The
WBfliririlllWMli uur dlsanoeatci from the country
j bm show ed up again yesterday and
wa promptly arrested. Me will receive
'a preliminary hearing in a few days.
All subscript lone are payable
stric'ly in advance
KVAX3 & SMITH
.McAlester Okla. Jan. 13. Thirty-!
r.ine suits against coal companies j
charging the maintaining of a monop- j
oly in restraint of trade which were!
filed for the state by Attorney General j
West shortly after the advent of state-1
hood were dismissed in distiict court 'r
yesterday for want of prosecution. No !
:au?e is assigned here for the failure
of the attorney general to prosecute j
The principal suit was against the
McAlester Fuel Company which was1
Gordon advance j charged with being in league with the!
WARE SALE SUCCESSFUL.
Col. R. C. McMillen of Cement con-off and Jn trying t0 catch it. she fell!
ducted a very successful sale Tuesday j thk wuft.ls paiiSjR over rt of herj
for .1. K. Ware east of the city. Jnjn0(jv !
spite of the bud weather a good crowd !
whs in attendance and everything j Representative Robert L. Glover I
I brought satisfactory prices. 0-iejw;)s ' business visitor in the city to- j
span of mares uohl for $47S and a finej
sow brought $'7. A bunch of .11 hog
averaged t 'A.
4. ! 3'r'ent whereby the ceiebrHted mnj
cian will appear here 011 Jan. 29 under j
the auspices of the I. I. & C. j
Sir. Sherwood w ill be assisted by a
noied prima donna soprano and the
recital will be a notable event in mu-
sical circles. Tickets will be sold at
Cher defendants in fixing the price ;r
; coa; which the attorney general new
was too high. The suits were filed
during a period of time when Attor-
ney General West was pushing a cru-
sade against illegal combinations un
der the constitution.
BIG SALE AT AMBER.
K. J. Hubbard conducted a
Soon wink' he traveled
became aware of a new.
j Hale at Amber yesterday in the mid3
! of the rain selling about $2500 wort!
H. J BRQWNSON
The "VJCLi Store
of stuff for A. H. and S. A. Scott
Pwivthlr.s- hriiimlif surot'isinc! V ROOi
t ' " l!lg
! prices. A sow and six pigs sold fo
j $72.CI and other thing equally vu"
POLICE COURT TODAY.
I Iloli Nail and A. G. Sims both fell ofuli
! the water wagon smashing their Newml
Yeai resolutions and Judge Willlament
fined them $11 each this morning. Twigh
Mexican lalxrers were up for fightinnlj
land the court taxed one of them $.i;e
Timely discovery of a fire in a room
i ovet tne Chickasha National uanK
' about I! o'clock this afternoon doubt-
city of tne King g
lefs prevented a destructive blaze.
the y.iiitti pr pcnqulte was passing along the j
delightful . . t.. .v1.!!
power within him. He could see tuii !
dor the snow to where the roots olout at the window of the room occu-
ail plants wore kept safe and warm pied by John Sharp. He rushed up
He saw into the hearts of trees anstairs ad in passing his own offices
at'' seized a pitcher of water and breaking !
trtr Shirii'e ivrtn fnuild it fillnf! with
mer whilst they slept under the snow
He could see that beneath the Ice lh.smok ni a hox on wnl h a
Utile fishes swam warm and merrv tove had been left 'burning was all
at the bottom of Ihe water. And tin ablaze. His hastily improvised fire
icy air was no longer hateful to him extinguisher made quick work of the
because be knew it swept into no..ksnan)e8. and all danger was soon over
and crannies and killed all evil hirss;jn( damage wati gjitrht.
Dr. Penquite was decidedly the hero
or the occasion and his friends will
r.ppiy to the Carnegie fund for a medal
Rev. Wesson who has been conduct-
ing the revival meetings at the Second
! Bsptist church was called home today
i brt the meetings will be continued by
the pastor for an indefinite period of
jtune. Everybody is invited to attend.
Several hearings were had on
Sulphur Okla.. Jan. 12. District
Judge Rosser today overruled motions
to set aside charges of malfeasance
against Sheriff T. A. Maxwell and
County Attorney B. F. Corry and both
were suspended from office. R. D.
Chancy was appointed to take Max-
well's office pending a determination
or tne case. CorryV hearing was set
for Jan. 17.
It. is reported that. City Marshal Bos-
well who was removed from office a
few days ago wilt tender his resignn-
.ton 'to ' sa''f? "lurtiier proceedings a
will also Deputy Sheriff White. Both
were accused jointly with the sheriff
and county attorney by the special
grand jury in December.
It is not Improbable that Judge Ros-
tnjser will impanel a special grand jury
during this term of court. The hear-
ings thus far have develoned new eiv-
shrubs and felt that they were
ori' strength and dreaming of
suits in McAlester and several hundred
rages of testimon" were procured. The 1
cases were continued from time to! fiel'"-"es of wronS doinS that shoud be
lime in order that representatives of investigated hefore the regular term
the eor.l companies might have oppor-1 r district court convenes in April.
ttmitles to be heard.
called was Carl Scholz of Chicago !
president of the Rock Island Coal Min-j
ing Company of Hartshorne.
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1 ACK of this bank stands the banking department
of the United States Government which puts
its seal of approval upon methods pmployed in
managing the business of this institution.
ANOTHER thing that entitles this bank to your
patronage and support is that its officers dir-
ectors and stockholders are men whom you
know and deal with every day.
EVER before in the career of this bank could it
extend its customers as good servica a:? it can
todav. Our equipment Is first class and our
facilities are up-to-date.
tf MOWING our customers' business it is our con-
stant endeavor to adapt the services of this
bank to meet their individual needs. It will
pay you to become identified with a strong
conservative progressive bank.
The First .National Bank
Capital - - $200000.00
Surplus - - 60.000.00
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
F.verv snow-flake was a lauy on sum
good mission. i
('.lining oitl from the forest and
iiasirs through the villages. Vli'
knew in some magical fnhinn thatjf!' him.
those who had been idle in the s-biindl
aiue of summer were now coTistrained'
to work: that the wasteful wet.
! forced to !) eatei'ul; and that th.
kind hearted were more than everj
moved to deny themselves tli.it they
hi'jsht help others.
So that the same cold season which
killed evii insect? anil purified the
air. killed al.so selfishness and made
hearts tingliter. warmer and purer
than ever and well content to los-.r
their pleasures for a season as the.
! trees ami plants lost tlieir leaves.
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' i was Jie very pleasant cat land in all
O "''"! 'be world
f"J '"e. And because of his thoughts his face!
4 tesi was so bright and noble that when
'y re- he reached the palace the servant
O ed ; took him at once to their mistress thW
Q lr1 j Princess for they knew that he ha.i
some happy uoeref for her.
And when be had entered the pres
ence of the Princess and had given ti
her the crystal heart she rose up!
from her couch with a face as bright!
as an lingers and said
Mrs. C. A. Gibson of Doyle Okla.
who has been under the treatment of
Dr. Corbin for some time past was
operated upon Tuesday by Drs. Cor-
bin Mover and Bonnell removing a
20-pound tumor. The patient stood
the operation well and is reported as
doing nicely this morning.
RICE WINS SUIT.
In the case of T. E. Rice versus Tom
Hobbe tried in the district court the
jury this morning returned a verdict
giving the plaintiff judgment for $410.
The amount sued for was $520.
The suit grew out of the'sale of a
horse by Hobbs to the plaintiff. The
lattei alleged that the horse was dis-
eased and his other stock became lo-
ft eted from it causing him loss to the
amount sued for.
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The W. 0. W. meeting held last;
bight was well attended and the fol-j
lowing new officers were Installed;;
Counsel Commander 1. Hay. (
Advisor. Mr. Hall. ;
Clerk A. Haight. j
Bar.ker .1. M. Wantland. I
L.S UI I I. II. UUlll i.t 1 v I
W York Jan. 12. A woman heads
the list of personal tax assessments
maae public In New York today. She
is ilrs. Emma B. Kennedy widow of
the late John S. Kennedy who left
$2.OOO.00O to charity when he died re-
cently; and she must pay taxes on
personal property valued at $0000000.
And Andrew Carnegie the steel mag-
rau who topped the list last year
tie-! this year for second place with
Mrs. Russell Sage at $5000000.
John D. Rockefeller comes third
with personal property assessed at
$2.5110000. and in fourth place are
Florence Amsinek and Bessie McLeod
Ieggett and W. K. Vandcrbilt each
assessed for $1000000. William K.
Var.derblU. Jr. is listed for half a mil-
Colonel John Jacob Astor and J. P.
Motgan must pay on a personal prop !
erty assessed at $100000. Charles M.J
Schwab is down for $'.'50000; Jacob;
H. Schiff for $200000 and August Bei-j
most and Thomas F. Ryan 7or $100000!
! each. I
New York City gains approximately j
Its legal debt limit as
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C P. REVIVAL SERVICES. "meeting will ihe an open one and all
The revival services which are In j irenibers and their friends are invited
progress at the Cumberland Pres byte- j to attend. Refreshments will be
rinn church have ben much hindered ! served.
bv the unfavorable weather .but In j ;
spite of adverse conditions marked in-
terest has been developed and the out- ; WEATHER FORECAST.
look for a successful meeting Is very For Chickasha and vicinity: To-
promising. Services are held each ! right fair and colder; Friday fair.
evei.ing and all are invited. ; 4
Thirtv-flve new members were elect-1
.TT i A 111 A
Ll tt rind will Irvtt'Mted
r thf next meeting. indicated by tne increaseu vaiues au
P was decided by the members trounced today.
lold a joint moting with the Wood
man Circle at which meeting the la-
will install their officers. Thoj 1. E. F.nterkine won the $25 grip
giver away 'by the Knid Ochiltree &
Western Railroad Company which is
now building fro mDalhart Texas to
ENTERKINE WON PRIZE.
Kt in. Okla. to the agent selling the
Brest est iiumlx'f or lots. Wichita
Falls' Daily News.
Nr. Knterkine was formerly a resi-
dent of Chickasha and his many
frierds are pleased to hear of his suc-
cess in his new home.
A Firm Resolve
YOUR Financial Condition
Make up your mind to stai t a Bank
Account today and keep a GROWING
account at this bank.
A GROWING bank account has a
real and tangible value over and above
the amount of actual money deposited.
It creates a greater confidence a
better standing and an increased credit
in the bank for the depositor.
Our service is yours to command.
Olilalioma State Banii
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Evans, George H. Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 13, 1910, newspaper, January 13, 1910; Chickasha, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc733110/m1/1/: accessed May 21, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.