The Weekly Chieftain. (Vinita, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 20, Ed. 1 Friday, October 30, 1908 Page: 8 of 8
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Sooners Somewhat Alarmed Over
Prospects Because Men Are not
Rounding Into Condition
Norman Okla. Oct. 28 Ht-n.l Jinin
Owen for lhe past four years football
coach of the. University of Oklahoma en-
tertains some doubt as to (lie result of the
game Friday with the Razorbueks from
the University nt Arkansas.
At Lawrence in the gaine with (lie
Jaylmwkcrs Coach Owen played the same
men during the entire Maine while the
Kansas lineup contained eight new men.
This accounts for the defeat of the Soon-
er. At Manhatien it seems the Sooners
wanted to get revenue for their defeat on
the Saturday before and from the Mart
of the game against the Aggies the Okla-
homans played their best. It will bo re-
membered that ubout three weeks ago
the Jayhawkers defeated the Aggies by n
score 12 to 0 and according to the do-
pester's figures Oklahoma being 3.1 to 0
has n better aggregation than Kansas. K.
U. has been u hoodoo for the Oklahomans
for the past five five years that the
schools have been rivals. Three year ago
the Jayhawkers won the game 31 to 0;
two years ago 20 to 4; last year 15 to 0;
and this year 11 to 0.
From year to year the Sooners are
climbing up In the football world and if
the scores decrease for the next three
years In projiortion to the past four years
Oklahoma will be far superior to Kansas.
Oklahoma's coach who played quarter-
back for the Jayhawkers several seasons
assistant coach under the famous "Hurry
Up" Yost nt Michigan coach for the
"Terrible Swedes" in Kansas is making a
remarkable record as coac.lt in the South-
west. It has been shown in the past
three years that he is uble to develop n
good football team out of the poorest ma-
terial. The game Friday with the Razorbacks
will be one of the hardest struggles ever
fought on the local gridiron. There nre
two reasons for this statement: The two
teams nre evenly matched ranking about
the game as a teum; the other is tint the
two schools nre bitter rivals. In fact the
rivalry has been so Intense that all iUliletie
relations were cut off until this year. A
few year ngo when the Oklahoma football
team went to Fayetteville whei .ae Uni-
versity of Arkansas is located.it Is claim-
ed that bad treatment was given to the
players and stones were thrown nt the
Sooners when in the game. Hut nil that
old trouble will be forgotten when the
Razorbacks come here. If Oklahoma wins
the game it will be through a fair meth-
od This week the Sooners r.-s undergoing
a hard practice both in signals and scrim-
mage work. The coach will introduce
several new formations and if the team
takes to them he will have them tried in
the Arkansas game. The Sooners are in
a crippled condition and it is probable
that several of the men will enter the
game not in the pink of condition.
IS. BOB CONFESSES
HUSBAND KILLED DEEVERS
By Associated Press
Joplin Mo. Oct. 28 Alexis Bee vers a
janitor nged thirty-six years died here
this morning from wounds inflicted during
the night W. W. Bowman a miner nnd
wife Anna who claim they found Dee vers
wounded in a vacap lot are held for in-
vestigation. How man had just returned
from Parsons. Kins. where he had been
Joplin Mo. Oct. 2H Mrs. Itowman con-
fessed that her husband hail killed IVev-
ers. Bowm.in. she said had come home
X"expected!y and finding Deevers there.
Attacked him. Bowman denied the truth
(f his w ife's story.
BLOODY TRAGEDY IS
RESULT OF BIG ROY
When the lion eats grass with the
And the fishing worm swallows
When terrapins knit woolen socks
And the hate is outrun by the
When serH iits walk upright liko
And doodle-bugs travel like frogs;
When the grasshopper feeds on the
And feathers ure found uin hogs;
When Thomas cats swim in the uir
And elephants roost ujmiii trees:
When insects in summer are rjre
And snuff never makes people
When fishes creep over dry land
And nudes on velocipedes ride;
When foxes lay eggs in the sand.
And women in dresses take no
When Dutchmen no longer drink
And girls get to preaching in time;
When billy goats butt from the rear
And treason no longer is crime;
When the humming bird brays like
And potato bugs sing like the lark;
When plowshares are made out of
And (lies can be caught in the
When gas meters cease to t"ll lies.
And the cow jumpcth over the
When Yankees forsake pumpkin
And the di.-di runneth after the
When streams to the fountains How
And Limberger smells like Cologne
When the skin of the white man
And the heart of a friend turnn
Then will Democracy be dead
And Taft be our President;
Creager for Congress will be ahead.
And Bryan's Influence will be
Then nnd not till then will the
Third be Republican.
Thanksgiving Day May See Strug-
gle for State Championship on
The Vinita Grounds
Bliss. Okla. Oct. 27. A lHdy tragedy
which was a sequel to the Miller Bios. 101
ranch wild west show took place at Gulf-
port Miss Saturday night at 10 30 in
whichl.ee Varnado.acity police officer and
Lon Seely. champion steer charmer and
bu'l rider of the United States killed each
other. Secly's home is F.I Paso Texas.
A row took place among tke showmen
In which one employe used a club on the
head of another. When Oflicer Varnado
attempted to make an arrest Seely the
cowboy Interfered drawing his gun. The
gus wre fired simultaneously and both
i fficer and cowboy dropped dead.
The buhet from the cowtioy'a gun pene-
trated Officer Varnado's mouth killing him
Instantly and Vnrnado.s shot took effect
over the left eye with about the same
The shooting took place just outside the
i-how when the grounds and street were
crowded with visitors. It is said by many
that the truin employed by the show wil
h'' tied up
An effort ia being made by Prof. Mas-
terson to arrange a football game here
Thanksgiving day between the Oklahoma
City high school team and the Vini'a
boys. Oklahoma City so far this season
has triumphed over all opponents in the
west side of the state and may well be
classed as the champions of the old Ok-
lahoma portion of the state. Vinita is
yet to taste defeat and so far has never
had their goal line crossed by the enemy
and may be classed as the champions of
this side of the state. The Thanksgiving
game with Oklahoma City if it can be ar-
ranged will determine the championship
of the entire state. Oklahoma I it y is
said to have a heavier team than Vinita
but local enthusiasts say that t bunch of
lightweights representing Vinita high will
be able to trounce the lads from the me
tropolis as they have all other opponents
this season. To date Vinita's wore for
the season is 12 1 to 0.
BRYANS UP STATE TOUB
BRINGS BUT CROWDS
By Associated Press
PiuiKhkeepsie. N. Y Vt.. 28 The up
state tour of Win. J. Bryan today des-
pite the rain met with immense cheering
crowds which were couspicious for the
workingmen among them lie discussed
the publicity campaign funds and every
where assailed the republican party for
having no plan for relieving the panic.
lOfflEN URGE DEFEAT
OF JOSEPH G. CANNON
By Associated Press.
Denver Col. Oct. 28. The National
Woman's Christian Temperance Union in
convention here today adopted with prac-
tical unanimity a restitution commending
the efforts of the churches to defeat the
re-election of Joseph G. Cannon as a mem-
tw r of congress from Illinois.
Mrs. Stevens Re-elected
i By Associated Press.
Denver. Gil.. Oct. 27. Mis. Lillian M
N. Stevens of Portland Maine was Unlay
unanimously re-elected president of the
National Woman' Christian Temjierance
Union now In convention here.
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ri n 1V nrzrn .fnnlt nn Tiffin
will sell you a better Overcoat than
that same money will procure for you
elsewhere. We don't claim that we have sacrificed our
profit in order to undersell our competitors on Overcoats.
Its a settled fact that a merchant has to make a profit or
quit business. The only way we can UNDERSELL is to
UNDERBUY. These Overcoats were not bought in the usual
way from traveling salesmenif they had we wouldn't now
be proclaiming our underselling abilities. We not right at the
bottom of the clothing industry. Our buyer made a personal
visit to New York shopping through a half dozen of the
leading Overcoat houses and these coats we
offer you arc the result of that shopping ex-
peditionthe best values from each manuy
facthrcr bought at the very lowest cash price.
Ulsters $15.00 Overcoat $12.50
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Men's Joublo ba-uste.i Ulsters
maJe of the finest of imported
smooth finish black Kersey full
52 inches long 6 inch storm
collar finest Venetian lining.
Its equal can't be bought else-
where in Vinita at any price.
In the popular 48 inch length
made of a fine grade all woul
black cheviot in single breasted
style with fly front silk velvet
collar and best Venetian lining.
A garment good 'for several
Overcoat $12.50 Overcoat $10.00
A 46 inch coat of all wool di-
agonal cheviot in new shade of
stone gray-slightly form fitting
back velvet collar lined with
best Italian serge. An extra
good garment for the price we
Of a fine black all wool Kersey
made extra long (52 inches) or
ankle length single breasted
fly front velvet collar and fin-
ished with raw edges. Tney .
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are easily worm jo.uu more n Hou0f Kuppenhmef
uiiin ine puce we are asKing. -
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JJJctor C1D Genuine Washington
Ulbier piV biue.biack all wool
Beaver double breasted Ulsters made full
52 inches long 6 inch storm collar with
buttoned flaps best Venetian lining and
deep vent in back making it either a walk-
ing or riding coat.
Of heavy weight
black Kersey in
the practical 50 inch length made with
velvet collar and good sateen lining. A
practical overcoat well made a medium
heavy weight and a good length.
won't buy much of an overcoat but our
buyer was fortunate in picking up a good
big lot of warm and serviceable Ulsters
and Overcoats to sell at this price.
Kuppenheimer Overcoats Rain Coats and Top Coats
at From $15-00 to 825 OO
Kuppenhcinu'r Overcoats are known among dealers manufacturers and wearers everywhere as absolutely
the finest garments procurable. There is something about the fit of a Kuppenheimer that no other
manufacturer seems to get our showing embraces all the newest fabrics and models.
-ppg ltlCS TE AREspccial valucsatthe price $I2.QQ including a
iff generous assortment of the newest brown and green effects
MCIl S vSViltS in worsteds. All made up in the newest dcstgns-long lapels.
slightly form fitting back fancy cuffs buttoned flaps
trouscr pockets side take-up straps etc.
I or boys age 6 to 15 years.
They're made of worsteds
and cheviots in checks and
mixtures. All seams are
taped ant they are all
nobby and serviceable suits
well worth fi.Sn QQ QQ
our price each OZlUJ
VIHiTAS DIG DEPARTMENT STORE
Of all wool fabrics in the
new shades of tan and
brown. Regular $5.00 Suits
with one extra pair of pants
worth $1.50 (one pair plain
and one knickers) 5.6. 50
worth of clothes Q
All sizes from 6 to 16 years.
One of the Hardest Workers ia Con-
gress - Only Objection he
Worked too Hard
voting for tin bill there was just no re-
in the Department Mr. l);ivenrt was
regarded with high favor as 0 genial
courteous and a gentleman appreciative
of favors and knowing always what he
was after." "lie could get as much and
probably more out of the departments
either the post oftice department depart-
ment of agriculture or department of the
interior than any man you could possibly
send there." "The only complaint we old
members had to make of Jim was that
he worked too darned hard and made the
rest of us feel anliamed of ourselves"
Wrights Get Gold Medal
liy Assiidated Tress
London Kng.. Oct. 2lTha British
Aero Club has awarded the gold medal to
the Wright Bros of Dayton Ohio for their
Sapulpa. Okla. Octo!er 27. Speaking
of the work with much frankness of the
Oklahoma delegation in congress lion.
Champ Clark of Missouri stated here the
other night among ether tilings that the
big congressman from this district Jim
Davenptirt is one of the hardest workers
that has come to congress during the
many years that helms served. "In addition
to lieing a vigorous opponent on the floor
j he was especially effective in the committee
room where now most of the legislation
is enacted." When Jim Davenport gets
before a committee the committee listens
to him. i know this by experience." "His
work on the removal of restrictions was
magnificent he actually bluffed nnd bullied
no lex thin a half dozen republican into
MEMORIAL SERVICES HELD
FOR LATE AMBASSADOR
ASKS FOR BIDS
Will Pave Scraper Street and Alleys
in Two Business Blocks Bids
Opened November 10
By Associated Press
Washington. D. C. Oct. 2'J Memorial
services were attended by President und
Mrs. Roosevelt and representatives of oil
brandies of official life in Washington
held here today in memory of the late
Freilicrr Sieck Von Sterntierg. theGerman
Ambassador to the United States who
died rtt Heidelberg August 23d.
The city council held another busy ses-
sion last night. A number of ordinances and
resolutions were passed and the usual
batch of aturoiHriation8 made for current
! expenses. The proposition to paveScraier
' street from Canadian to Flint and Canadian
j from the alley back of the court house to
the west side of Scrojer was ordered ad-
j vertised for bids ttie same to lie opened
Tuesday November 10. Hie proposition
to curb gutter and grade Canadian avenue
from Scrajer street to Ross street was
adertised forbids to be opened November
10 also ttie pro'iosition to pave with brick
and concrete the alleys in block 48 and 49.
Contracts for the constructions of a number
of sidewalks by the city were n proved
and las warrants Issued for several side-
walks already constructed. Tin proposition
to increase the salary of the water superin-
tendent was tabled. Ttie Presbyterian
church was given permission to connect
with the storm sewers in Illinois avenue.
The brick plant Mople made application
for a better water service at the plant.
WRECKAGE CONFIRMS FEARS
THAT STEAMER FOUNDERED
By Assoc' j ted Press.
London Eng. Oct. 28 The wreckage
picked up in the North Sea today confirms
the fears that the steamer Yarmouth
foundered two days ago in crossing from
Hook of Holland to Harwich. The Yar-
mouth was n channel freighter. Its crew
of twentythree men is believed to have
ARRESTED NIGHT RIDER
By Associated Press
Nashville Tenn. Oct. 27 Ted Burton.
under arrest here for connection with ttie
night rider outrage made a confession
in the Tiptonvillo jail that ia said to le
damaging to the night riders.
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