Chickasha Daily Express (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 120, Ed. 1 Wednesday, May 19, 1920 Page: 1 of 8
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Chickasha Oklahoma Wednesdady May 19 1920
: I' Number 120
ELK HERO GATHERS
FDR ANNUAL MEETING; PROGRAM
Festivities Start Tonight With Initia-
tion of Big Class; Buffet Lunch-
eon; Business Meeting To-
BIG PARADE FEATURE
OF THURSDAY PROGRAM
Decorated Autos Elks Band; Com
mercial Trucks; Ball Game in
Afternoon; Barbecue In Even-
ing; Grand Ball Finale.
From far anil wide Hie Elk herd
was gathering hr.ro today for t bo an-
nual pow wow of i.hc Oklahoma Klks
association scheduled to Mart to-
night with a. Iilg Initiatory program
and to end tomorrow night with a
grand hall in thu local Hlks' ihouio
corner of Chickasha avenue and
Preparations wero going forward
(odiy for tho enlortainment of the
guests. Merchants of the clly were
rallying to the occasion thin morn-
ing and wero dressing up windows
and Ktoro fronts for the occasion.
"Welcome" signs were blazing foilUi
ull along tho avunuu.
Parade Feature Tomorrow
The big parade. Is one of tflie fea-
tures for tomorrow the details ol
which have been completed. The
Kim do has been divided into nine
sections as follows: (1) Police
squad; C!) Chlckisha All-Elks Band;
3l Mayor and clly officials in. cars;
(I) Officers of Uio State Klks asso-
ciation in cars; (j) Decorated auto-
mobiles competing for prizes of
"; (0) Members of Klks lodges
marching; (7) Floats and advertis-
ing cars; (SI Ship-by-Truek cara-
van; (!) Miscellaneous automobiles.
Tho. parade will fornn on North
Third street nnd on Choctaw ave-
nue tit 2:15 to 8: 110. The lino oi'
jnarch is as follows: From Third
Klieet and Chleltasha avenue west
on Chickasha avenue to Slxith street
south on Sixth street to Kansas ave-
nue east on Kansas avenue to Third
street; north on Third street to
Then to Ball Game.
Clarence Hickcrts will be in charge
of lho formation of the parade with
(ieorgo Hico as assistant. They will
h indie the vehicles and marchers
and sco that everyone gets In the
When tiho parade halts at its ter-
minal point. the band and the
marchers will be picked up by wall:
log automobiles tind the entire cara-
van will hustle out to University
park whero Springfield and Chleka-'
sha Western association baseball
teams are scheduled to battle In Ithe
last game of the series. Those in
charge of tho parade ask that any-
one who has available space In his
automobile be at or near the comer
of Third and Chickasha to assist in
transporting ithe band and marchers
to the ball game as rapidly as pos-
sible. Concert Tonight
The Chickasha Klks band will
give a concert tonight at 7:10 .at the
corner or Third and Chickasha be
fore tho opening of lodge. Tho hand
will also dispense jazz at the ball
game tomorrow and will give anoth-
er concert tomorrow night In front
f the Klks building before the open-
ing of (lie grand ball. Tho Klks or
chestra will furnish music for tihe
hall tomorrow night.
The events in their order cover
ing the "doinV of the flute Klks
meeting arc as mellows: (1) Regit
lar meeting of Chickasha lodge and
initiation tonight; (2) Buffet lunch-
eon in club rooms following lodge
meeting; (3) meriting of the Okla-li-vua
Elks association tomorrow
morning; (I) .luncheon in the Elks
club rooms tomorrow at noon; (3)
conclusion of business meeting tomorrow-
afternoon immediately af-
ter noon luncheon; (6 parade at
2:l." to 3:00 o'clock tomorrow after-
noon; (7) Western association ball
gime at University park at 3:30;
(81 barbecue or elk meat to Elks
and guests at Shanoan Springs to-
morrow evening immediately follow-
ing ball game; (9) conclusion of fes-
tivities with grand 'ball at Elks club
rooms tomorrow night.
BUS! 2-DAY SESSION
LABOR BOARD TURNS
DOWN OUTLAW REQUEST
By United Press.
Chicago May 1!). The railway la-
bor hoard has revised the petition
of 'tho outlaw railroad employes de-
manding recognition amr bearing on
their requests for higher wages. It
was stated that the hoard would not
be Interfered with by Illegal associa-
tions. POLICE BELIEVE
H. U liecKhin age 01 an oil work
er died at 1:30 o clock yesterday
afternoon In the cily Jiil where lie
was lodged after ho was found ly-
ing on tho ground at Mio corner of
Second street and Colorado avenue.
Police believe the man was a drug
Persons in the neighborhood said
Gcesliln was sitilng on a stool in
front of the shoe shop located on
Second and Colorado when lie fell
to tho ground. Police were notified
and he was taken to the city Jail
Dr. K. L. Dawson city 'physician
was minimoncd to give the in mi aid.
O. G. Unn chief of police said
this morning that Geeshln had been
in Chickasha for about ilhree weeks.
He professed to be an oil worker
but ior several days had been em-
ployed by Sam Mcicham a cement
contractor according to Charles
Dayton desk sergeant.
Immediately after death the body
was transferred to tOe S. J. Ander-
son undertaking morgue.. A sister
in Georgia will
he noltifiod of the
Negro Seeks Tall
Uncut Timbers Is
Ncps I'endives local negro mid
t be well to do against whom t liar
ges or 'maintaining a gimblinc
house were filed several flays ago.
has fled to the "lull uncul. timbers"
according to information received
at. the couuly attorney's office.
It was charged llhat I'endives with
Clayton Taylor another negro op
crated the confectionary in Soutjli-
town which was raided by the sher-
iff's force two weeks ago. Thirteen
negroes including Taylor were ar-
rested. Taylor was chirged with
maintaining a gambling house while
twelve were charged with gambling.
Several pleaded guilty and were
I'endives left the clly immediately
after the arrests of the thirteen ne-
proes. information reaching the of-
lice of J. Hoy Orr assistant county
attorney states. j
Special to Express.
Washington May 13. The census
bureau announced today I halt Hie
population of Dongviow Tex. is
5.7B! which shows an Increase of
OS over the figures 10 years ago.
A eomiplniut. Icharging Leonard
Pliipps with malicious destruction
of school property In school dis-
trict No. "1 was filed In Justice
Moore's court today by J. Roy Orr.
assistant county attorney. The de-
fendant bad not been arrested at
PRESBY MISSIONARY MEET
The Womens' Missionary Society
of the Presbyterian church will meet
Thursday afternono at 2:30 oclock at
the church according to an an-
nouncement made this .morning.
Members will respond to the roll call
with csriptural promises.
WORKER IS DEAD
CHOICE OF G.O.P.
Pennsylvania Primary Gives Wood
Delegates Preferences; Army
Man Runs Ahead of Field in
JOHNSON TO GO BEFORE
Will Shatter Precedents When Ap-
pears on Floor to Fight for Own
Nomination on G. O. P.
Ticket; Named Alternato.
By United Press.
San Francisco May 19. Senator
Hiram Johnson Is to shatter ull pre-
cedents when lie will appear on the
floor of the republican convent ion
to fight for bis nomination.
Tho California senator will ml loud
Ithe convention as an alternate dele-
gate it was announced today.
Ily United Press.
Pittsburgh May 111 The returns In
yesterday's primary in Pennsylvania
indicate that Ilio district delegates
who aro pledged to Governor Sprout
und Major General Wood are. ahead.
At tho sumo time. Indications are
that Attorney General Palmer may
receive considerable support with
approximately 7G democratic dele-
gates. Wood In Vermont.
Ily United Press.
MoiHpcller Vt May 19. Major
General Leonard Wood is the Repub-
lican choico in yesterday's preferen-
tial primary in Vermont returns
which were lining received today In-
dicated. Incomplete returns showed that.
Senator Hiram Johnson of California
and Herbert Hoover former federal
food adiulnstrator wero running a de-
cidedly close race for second place
but there was small chance that fi-
nal returns would threaten Wood's
Hitchcock In Nebraska
Ily United Press.
Omaha May 18. Senator Hitch-
cock has corralled the pledged Ne-
braska delegation to the national
convention. The state convention in
session -hero praised the action of
Senator Hitchcock in supporting the
policies of President. Wilson.
SEEKS OFFICE OF
W. J. LaHoon for more than fif-
teen years a rural mail carrier mil
of this city and a resident and prop-
erly owner in Chickasha for eighteen
years today announced his candi-
dacy for county commissioner Cen-
tral District submitting bis caso to
the Dmnorruiic voters.
"I u in1 for good roads first last und
all the time" said Mr. LaBoon. "I
think I know the needs of our coun-
ty in the line of roads and bridges
especially on the rural until routes. I
feel that tho It. l' I) roads have
been neglected to .some extent. 1
am in favor of special roads but not
to the neglect of the roads over
which the mail must be carried. 1
would make Chickasha. the hub of ull
roads and work all tho roads out of
"If I am honored with the office 1
seek I sliall give it my entire time
and attention and endeavor to see to
it that the taxpayers get (heir mo-
ney's worth as' far as possible. I
shall appreciate all the support giv
en to nio."
PILGRIM BAND MEET
The Pilgrim Bind of t'he Congre-
gational church will meet with Mrs.
T. A. Bird 913 South Tenth street.
Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. It
was announced this morning. All
members of Ithe band are requested
to be" present.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Tucker and
family have moved to Duncan where
Mr. Tucker will be engaged in .the
At O. CJF. Tonight
Tho faculty burlesque at the Okla-
homa College -for Women tonight
will begin promptly at 8:30 o'cIock
those in charge of Itho affair declar
ed tills morning.
Two big acts entitled "Teachers
Wise and Otherwise" will bo
sented. Forty-flvo s'.udents
take part In this annual affair.
will Speedy Punishment Criminals; Sup-
pression of Violence; To Use
Troops If Necessary; Conces-
sions On Home Rule.
By United Press.
Dondon May 19. - The govern-
ment's ne-w Irish policy calls for the
speedy punishmciiiL of criminals the
suppression of murder ami vio'encc
according lo a statement given out
by olflclals this morning.
In order to enforce tuo new policy
the statement snid Iroops and ar-
mored motor cars in 'whatever num-
bers urn required will be used
against the offenders.
In. is reported in government cir-
cles here that important concessions
aro to he mado to t ie Irish nation-
allsls in the pending home rule bill.
It was stated in (he house of com-
mons that it is Itho desire of British
officials Unit tho Uil'iiod States keep
out of the discussion and that Great
Britain is not subordinate Ito any
By United Press.
Washington May If). The public
lias gone on strike ugaiust high
prices it is indicated by the down-
ward trend of commodities through-
out tho cnuultry.
Officials point out that Ibe nation
wide congestion of railroads Is one
of the most important factors in the
present Riltia;ll.on of prices.
Must Move Freight.
By United Press.
Washington May 13. The imme-
diate movement of the piled up
freight will be necessary lo rod..-c
price sand to relieve the strain on
tho country's credit system hankers
lloday told the Interstate commerce
1 hero is a proposal on or an
crease in freight rales over the
Be Ready for Use
Soon Says Car Man
Work of completing the
on Alabama avenue has
larded by the recent heavy
H. Wadsworth superintendent of
the Chickush.i Strict ttuilVay com
pany said 1oday.
Barring furlher hindrance the
new track will probably be ready for
use by the last of May or Fio first
week in June Mr. Wadsworth says.
When the "cut-off" which is be-
ing constructed fioini " Thirteenth
fi'reet. lo Niluleenlli ntreel or Hie
Oklahoma. College for Women is put
into use two cars will be run on
tho line. Under this schedule a car
will leave C.iiekasha avenue and
First street every riftorn minutes.
Tonight nnd Thursday gen-
80; minimum 63.
ON. GH PRICES
VILLA BOBS UP
AS FACTOR Nl
III HEX. TANGLE
Callcs Savs Bandit Chief Can't Be
Considered; Officials Believe He
May Be Assigned to Duty on
HOUSTON RADIO SAYS
CARRANZA IS CAUGHT
Dispatch to Oil Paper Declares For-
mer President Caught; Says Ob-
regon Gives Him Passports
and Orders Him Leave.
By United Press.
Houston May 19. A radio mes-
sage received here tod ly by an oil
paper from what Is said to be ? reli-
able source stated that C;rranza
bad been captured a mi J that he had
been given a passport by General
Obrcgon and ordered to leave the
By United Press.
HI Paso May 1!. Giherul Callcs
war minister of Hhe fovolul ionisl s's
government declared today that
Francisco Villa. inu'A retire to pri-
vate life. It Is lui'iiossihle for Mex-
ico II o accept ViUa or his army as
u factor t'alles dialed.
It Is reported hero Hint Villa kid
napped tho manager of thu Alvara-
do Mining company at Parral and
secured $")0i0d is a ransom for his
May Ask Extradition.
By United Pross.
Washing! n May 111. Francisco
Villa's 'visit to Mex.lco Clly is re-
garded as significant..
Officials here believe llhat the fa-
mous bandit chief will bo assigned
to the task of capturing Ciirran.a
and will Hum take eoium.'Oid of tiie
cons' ulary along the International
In case the United States recog-
nizes the new governmenit set up
by the revolutionists in Mexico a
demand may be made on that gov-
ernment for Villa's extradition as
tiie bandit chief is still 'wanted in
tills country for his raid on Colunii-
bus New Mexico.
A. Sanders present.
of the office of county
makes his announcement
renouiination at tin
Democratic voters In
Mr. Sanders Is now filling his first
term as treasurer but had previously
had much experience as a deputy in
the office. He is l Icirougli ly familiar
with Hie work ami is therefore ipial
ifie.d lo give exceptionally efficient
"I have uo platform except the rec
ord I have made" said Mr. Sanders.
"If the people think I have made
good I shall be glad to serve them
again and shall appreciate their sup-
port." MAY COBN DROPS
By L'liiled Press.
Chicago. M iy PL May corn fi-ll
nine cents on tiae hoard of trade
here today due to ilhe reports of a
decline in commodities.
NOT GUILTY SAYS NICKY
By Cnitod Press.
Xew York May II'. Nicky Arn
stein alleged leader of the five mil-
lion dollar bond plot pleaded not
j guilty to the charge of stealing bonds
! and receiving stolen securities when
: arraigned in court.
MISSIONARY MEETING CALLED
The Women's Missionary society j
cf the Methodist churc:i will meet j
Thursday afternoon in the church j
according to an announcement made!
this morning. All members are re-!
quested to be on time society offl-'
ANDERS OUT FOR
By United Pivsfl.
The Census bureau announced to-
day thai (he crude oil products man-
ufactured In l!i;:o amounted to 1-
l7:t0S."il 111 pounds.
I'l 1919 I lie census bureau reports
the products lainniinicd 1 i ti r: :
't'he 'a-fined oil amounted Ho 8S
ni.i.n.o pounds as compared with
l)l-'S'()0lilil pounds last year.
PRE XY LETCHER
ONE - BEST TOWNS
"1 am. highly 'pleased with condi-
tions hern and the way O'llckasha
fans are receiving Hie local club"
said Jack 1. etcher president of the
Western Baseball association who
is in the cily today. "Chickasha is
proving to ibe one of (lie be towns
in the Western association."
President l.otehcr arrived In the
city this .morning and while Jiero
will attend the baseball games this
afternoon anil tomorrow and the
convention of the Oklahoma Elks as-
sociation. Tlio Letcher cup which was offer-
ed to the club getting Hie best at-
tendance in the opening games is
on display here at Urn McFarland
hotel. The cup will he presented to
the winner 11 ho Enid club when
President l.elchor goes to Enid this
week. Chickasha. won second placo
in the l.etcher cup contest.
Aged Mother Asks
For Insurance On
Death of Her Son
Tho aged mother of George W.
Busby one of the Grady county sol-
diers who died while serving In the
United States army during tho re-
cent 'World war is seeking govern-
ment Insurance. Mrs. Blanche Free-
man Bed Cross 'welfare worker
said tod iy
Mrs. W. (i. Jarvin Ilie mother
who lives in the Naples community
oenferred with Mrs. Ficeinmu yes
lerday a file moon regarding the son's
insurance. He volunteered March
8 J :M7. and died April 7 or the
same year at Fort. Logan Colo.
"The mother did not. know wheth-
er or not her son curried war risk
insurance' Mrs. Freeman said Ibis
morning. "Ilcgurdloss of this I am
sure she will be granted the ten
'thousand dollars insur nice. The
government carries Hi is insurance
In the service
I Harris Kllis right fielder who
I just recently joined i;ic 'Springfield
i Boorlers who are hen: plaving a
j three game ."eric with I'ae Chicks
I has taken over t he man;
! lies from Harney St. John
i.n n.a.i .!
j lean) i'l.
remain with the
as elected ni'inager
by the club owners lu pes
: sion in Springfield
j reaching Ivro.
lcconling lo word
P. Null.ar arrested yesterday
. speeding charge made bond
appoirance iu municipal court
complaint filed by C. C.Moody
traffic officer says Nuttar was ox -
limit on iou in
local lad Is scheduled
In go ten rounds w ith Kid Sides of
El Reno at the Armory hall corner J
Fourth street and Chickasha avenue j
tonight. This fight will bo tho main j
card of a ll ronnd boxing card. Aj
semi-final and two 4-round prelimi-l
naries will precede the Henry-Sides!
ON CRUDE OILS
TWO GASSERS AT
Gorton No. 3 and Lone Star Hit
Heavy Flows of Gas; Many More
Wells On Sand Ready to Drill
In Next Few Days.
HOMA OKLA COMPANY
HAS GOOD PRODUCTION
Much Fluid Showing On Slush Pit;
Cment Drilling Company to Be '
Ready for Test of Shallow
Sand by Last of Wek.
Tho Cement field bus broken into
the limelight with two gassers this
week and with several other walls
with casing set on the aand and
ready to drill In
The gasacrs- are the Gorton Trust
Wade No. 3 in section 2-G 9 and tha
l-ono star In section 4 5-9. Tho Gor-
ton well n tho L'.lno feet aa dl s-
tlmatod to ba a producer of from
1 8.00(1.111)0 to 2(1000000 cubic feet of
gaa . The production t tha Lono
Star Is not yot determined but. It la
said to bo a producer of around 10.
dOO.Ooo cub Ic feet. Tho Lone Stur
welt was drilled by tho Enid Drilling
company and tho depth is around
1J0O feet. This is un Important well
for tho reason thai it i.i the first
well to lie completed In section four
and It opens up a wldo si retch of
Whether or not tho Knhl Drilling
company will stop at this sand Is not
determined. Thoy wo'ro shut down
today waiting for officials of tbo
Lone Ktar company to decide whether
limy will pass up this' snnd for a
deeper test or stop and" (nuke u well
of 1 as it stands.
Others Drilling In.
The lloma Okla company near tho
content depot In noctlon 3 5-0 la
showing tho earmarks of a real oil
well nt 1965 feet. They an drilling;
in and thuro is plenty of oil show-
ing on tho slush pit. Tho well la
making somo wator but not enough
to damago it according to field re-
ports. It Is expected that tho Iloiim
Okla will bo completed In tho next
few days for ono of the Hold's load-
The Cement Drilling company Is
scheduled to hold tho center of tho
slago In tho next low days as tho
showing there at a 1 i tf lo less than
1000 feet Is to be tested out. Drill-
ers on the well aro confident that
they will bring' in an oil well at this
depth but they do not make any en-
tiniat.es as to tho quantity ot produc-
tion. Thli Is the shallowest Band to
bo given a borough festk la the fo-
ment field anil Is slated to boom ac-
tivity In case even a fair nixed well
To Tet New Sands.
What may prove to bo a new solid
Is lo be tested out by tho Omaha
Drilling company on tho Comciit
lownslle In section a 5!). This out-
rit lias the ciislnfc set nl. around 1750
feet and is changing to tho standard
tools lo drill in. Thef showing at
that dep'h was considered suidcietit.
to justify the expenses of a thorough
test. This company is also drilling
a well for Colo and LaFayclte In sec-
! tloli !i5. off setting the old Pros-
jperity well. They arc down about
j 50(1 feel.
The Mammoth Drilling company iu
section !5 0 has the csVling ot tor
Hie loon foot sand picked up by the
ivnipiil I n-illintr om. .They have
their 10 inch set at that depth and
! will give the sand a tiOfougti test.
Tho Columbian Petroleum coin-
I i!.iiv Tl.ivis farm No. 2. ill section
1 5-10 is standardising for tho
The Magnolia lormorly the Kor-
oma No. 1 Lindsay farm in section
:ir6:i. orr setting the Discovery well
is standardizing f"r tho regular
The United Cement iu section 1-
59 has eliminated tho tTOUblo with
jcasing alll is rtady to complete the
1U R waH thought for a time that
i they would lose tho holo which la on
' lop ot tho 2:!00 foot sand.
' The Security Producing add Drill-
Ing company of Fort Dorth bas spud-
ied on the Lackey farm In section
11-5-9. Shey aro esing a lieary striug
of standard tools.
Mrs. Jim Hannah returned to her
home in Apache yesiterday afternoon
after spending several days TisiUng
friends here. 1
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