Vinita Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 139, Ed. 1 Saturday, September 25, 1909 Page: 3 of 6
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Proposes to Build State
Refinery at Wuskogee
MuBkogee Okla. Sept. 20. There is
considerable difference in opinion
among oil men as to whether or not
it would be a good thing for the state
of Oklahoma to build pipe lines to
some central point and there have a
large refinery. All agree that it would
be a good thing for the independent
producer but the majority seem to
doubt whether tne state could operate
it at a profit.
"It would be a good thing for the"
oil producer but I have my doubts
whether it would be a good thing for
the tax payer" said John WIsener a
Muskogee oil producer. "I am heartily
in favor of one thing and that is for
such a refinery to be located in Mus-
kogee. Such a proposition would re-
lieve the oil men of the state but the
question resolves itself to the old prob-
lem: 'How would such an institution
be operated?' If you have the right
person at the bead of it it will go
but if you haven't it will be a failure."
Charles T. Madison a practical re-
finery man says that the scheme is
Impractical. "We already have re-
fineries In the state which are doing
all the business they can handle. A
state refinery which would distribute
oil would be a loss io the state. It
may be a good thing for the oil pro-
FOR NEW RAILROAD
Guthrie Okla. Sept. 24. The Osage
Western Railway company with a cap-
ital stock cf 11000000 and headquar-
ters at Fairfax Okla. was incorporat-
ed here yesterday the promoters pay-
ing the secretary of state fl.OOO for
The proposed road is to run from n
convenient point on the M. K. & T.
railway near the boundary between
Osage and Washington counties west
through Osage and Kay counties
thence southwest through either Noble
or Grant county into Garfield connect-
ing at some convenient point on the
Rock Island. The estimated length
of the line is 125 miles.
Directors are: H. R. Ross J. M.
Moody and L. A. Wlsemeyer of Fair-
fax; Fred Baldrlff of Bliss and C. E.
Vandervoort of Pawnee.
This evening your choice
Childrens Bear Skin
coats now Cll 7Q)
on sale atlU
Mens heavy fleeced un-
derwear nOU) Atyfy
on sale at - -ww
ducer but the state would lose
Madison then gave figures relative
to the cost of refining freight rates
etc. which showed that the independ-
ent refinery had to be managed close-
ly to make money.
"If the state wants to relive the oil
producers of the state let it build a
large pipe line to the gulf or seaport
and there have large storage tanks. In
this manner the Oklahoma oil would
have the market of the world. If the
state could not build direct to the gulf
and would build to Memphis where the
oil could be carried to the seaboard
in barges it would furnish relief but
not so much as a direct line to the
Other oil men declined to make a
statement declaring that they had giv-
en it little thought and that they did
not believe the state could build a
pipe line to a seaport.
NO REORGANIZATION OF
Guthrie Okla. Sept. 25. The organ-
ization republicans seem confident
that the members of the state com-
mittee who are Beeking an immediate
reorganization of the committee will
not succeed in their efforts.
One of the organization republi-
cans said today: "Chairman Norris
will be back in Oklahoma within a
few weeks and will have his head-
quarters here. It was the opinion of
National Chairman' Hitchcock that
Norris should remain at the head of
the Oklahoma organization for the
present at least. Upon leaving for a
temporary absence in Washington
Chairman Norris named Jim Harris
of Wagoner as acting chairman which
was the natural and logical thing to
do as Harris is treausrer of the com-
mittee and next in line to Norris.
There are only about six members of
the state committee who would
stand for a reorganization at this time.
The clamor for the election of a new
chairman comes mostly form republi-
cans not members of the committee.
SOUTH' WILSON STREET
at 6 o'clod
SPECIAL FOR THIS EVENING
25 Ladies and Misses Suits just received by ex-
press. Coat and Skirt braided all Satin lined
Chiffon Broadcloth in all the latest shades such as
plum and green black blue. This suit comes of
one of the leading manufacturers of New York.
Our buyer purchased over 200 of them. We
same to be one of the
to retail at inis money
END LONG JDURUEY
Oklahoma City Extends Hearty Re-
ception to Sons of John Aher-
nathy on Return From Trip.
Okalhoma City Okla. Sept. 25.
When Louis aud Temple Ahernathy
aged 8 and 5 years respectively
reach Oklahoma City this afternoon
they will have completed a journey of
2500 miles alone and accomplished
an endurance feat without parallel
in the annals of juvenile athletics. As
a mark of appreciation Oklahoma City
will extend to the youthful riders a
reception with features as unique as
the feat the sturdy sons of the United
States marshal have completed.
Plans for the reception are now
complete. Tenatively they include an
outdoor greeting to be given on a
Broadway avenue corner where a
platform will have been erected. On
this platform clad in their riding hab-
its and with the dust of travel yet on
their brows the boys will acknowl
edge the greeting and in short
speeches touch on the "high places
of their Journey. A parade will follow
after which the boys will be permitted
to bathe and change clothes in pre-
paration for a dinner at the Thread-
gill in the evening. At this dinner
speeches will be delivered by Mayor
Scales the Ahernathy boys their
father and probably others. Outside
the city the boys will be met by a com-
mittee who will escort them into town.
Five weeks ago next Sunday Louie
and Temple Abernathy set out on
their long Journey from their father's
farm near Frederick their saddles
packed with clothes slickers drinking
cups and other necessary accountre-
ments with a few expense nickels
jingling in their pockets and their
youthful hearts beating with courage.
Without mishap accident a day of
sickness or a single important hind
rance they reached Roswell N. M.
the destination originally planned and
then pushed farther westward until
they reached the portals of the exe-
cutive mansion at Santa Fe when
Governor Curry and other prominent
men of the territory became their
hosts. Their return journey has been
void of accident but replete with in
cident and the Ahernathy boys are
the kind to tell it.
Ladies good black hose
on sale for this .7
evening at - - "
Childrens black hose all
sizes on sale this 7 '
. ft it
evening at - - w
L0VEMAKING IN OLD MEXICO.
American Youth Unless Coached.
Would Find Himself Something
of a Novice at the Game.
In the uncertain illumination of the
ekvtr'c lamps some of the nenoritas
if Topic City appeared very attractive
in breezy' tlnfl'y gowns and fetching
mrntillas and they knew It pretty
no!) too. They like to have you look
at them" directly and admiringly and
they will not drop their eyes if you
have the nerve to give one a look of
this kind such a look hr would be
considered extremely rude in any
American city the chances are when
you meet her for the next turn you
will be rewarded with a smile and a
challenge from the black eyes and if
vou have a sufficient stock of nerve in
reserve you will speak to her nn;l
pay her some complimentary remark
upon the first opportunity that offers.
This is good breeding and will not be
resented. Should you then become In-
fatuated with the lady you will
search out her home visit her barred
window and mope under it for an
hour or two every morning; and if
you impress her favorably she will
make your heart glad by talking with
vou through the bars or dropping lit-
fle scented notes to you. Should you
become real serious you will hire a
.trlpged band to serenade her at night
low' and then. To conform with the
mstom you should start your hand
nit at midnight and let it play as long
is your money lasts. Outing Maga-
ilne. PREROGATIVE CF FAIR SEX.
As Thl Writer Says Her Age It Htr
Own and Mere Man Must Not
Man has no right to question wom-
an's age to even think about it. A
woman bless her is as old as she
makes out or makes up and not a
day older. Man is out of his latitude
when he begins trying to locate wora
an's age longitude. It Is her privilege
to conceal her age in any form or
manner she may choose and it is
man's prerogative to assist her as
much as possible rather than binder
or question her in any way. Man
owes it to himself to see that she U
supplied with every means of con-
cealing her age or any new wrinkle
which she chooses to keep from the
gaze of the over-curious public.
Man is not supposed to be young or
beautiful. He couldn't be if he wanted
to be and he wouldn't be if he could.
With woman it Is different. She wants
to be and can be and is whether she
wants to be or not and it U a whole
lot better for her and for her ad-
mirer or admirers as the case may
be that her age be carefully guarded
under that charming veil of mystery
which should ever be hers by right of
possession. Forget tbat she has an
age brother and you will be happier
aud bo will she but don't for heaven's
sake forget that she has a birthday.
What Robert Wat.
The mother of Clara aged four and
of Robert aged six was looking at
Bats. Robert accompanied her. Final-
ly she found an apartment at her price
which she thought she would like.
The Janitor's wife who acted as
agent thought she would like Robert's
mother too but she wasn't sure about
"You say there is another one at
home?" she said. "That makes two.
We have a rule against admitting
children. Still if the little girl is as
nice as the little boy seems to be"
here she patted Robert's head affec-
tionately "I don't know but whut it
will be all right."
Robert brushed off the approving
"Don't you fool yourself about me
he said Indignantly. "I'm a regular
lievil of a fellow I am."
Waiting at the Church in 1925.
Pausing at the entrance to the
hnrch wherein the wedding cere
mony is being performed we note an
'.irship tugging at its moorings and
one side concealed in the shrubbery
3 huge mortar or siege gun. About
this latter are grouped a merry party
of young folk who are laughing gayly
and are loading the weapon to the
muzzle with old shoes and rice.
"What are you doing?" we Inquired
"They're going away in their air-
ship on their honeymoon trip" ex-
plains one of the Joyous party. "Just
when they clear the steeple of the
hurch we are going to let them have
ihe contents of this gun." Chicago
Coming Under the Rule of Reason.
Love of woman's a thing apart le-
'nnd all rule and male or dogma or
he Blhle.'s H'lf. The passions are pa-
wn to the end -no more to be
trusted than tame tiRers if a man is a
sn. tint passions are bred out now-
idays. I don't believe the next gen-
eration will be f-hook to the heart with
'he fame gusts and storms as the last.
x'o think s-eiitllcr thoughts and feel
ir M'or 1 1 )'i:nente: we're too pur'itl
' 01: r .''Mrs to trust. tCden Philpo'ts.-.-en-
of th Moaning."
-rve Servant Problem Again.
T:'l in hear that Mrs. Stid'--o
-.- ! i.-r lit!Ri-.r:'i fiirtir.R with bt
me v eiwik she er';i"d a ntonrh
"t it possible?"
"' fi ir.ilei il. Ptie is tern'b'y np-
af y ft."
" should inirr'ne ff nver;! bo
rj;.i v spri'l the roiV av-ar'"
"Wy. no r"br hs sp-.t her p'
b; n-1 away." Judge
NO WEED TO TALK FURTHER.
Colored Man Recognized That Hit
Longed-For Affinity Could Not
Wait for Busy Lawyer.
I'h-well sah" began a ramshaekle-
lool.lng colored citizen who had per-
colated into the otliee of an attorney
jf I'olkville Ark. "I dos like to extri-
cate a little o' de law funi yo' if yo
please sah. Aims to git a divo'co fum
ie wife o' muh buzzom if yo has do
line to 'tend to de 'dictions of a citl-
"Well h'm!" a bit ponderously re-
turned the legal luminary laying his
Hind on certain ominous-looking docu-
nents on his desk. "It will be some
Utlo while before I can get around to
our mutter Stookey. These papers
lere pertain to a suit to determine
vhether a dependent and supple-
nental bill was properly Bled in aid
if a court's Jurisdiction upon an
lmended and ancillary supplemental
)lll which was filed in a suit brought
in a creditor's bi'l to marshal the as-
ets for the purpose of enjoining an
iction at law in the state courts
"Yassah! Yassah!" interrupted the
waller visibly impressed and much
lisappointed. "An' if yo' is bleeged
'o scutinize all dat legality befo' yo'
rives 'round to my ticky little case
lar Is n't no use for me to trans-
plavicate no fudder uh-kaze why: By
la time yo'-all gits th'oo pesterln' wid
ill dat pomposity o' de law uh good
Uwd. sah dat yallah gal I's uh almln"
0 marry when I gits shed o' muh
black wife will bone be niar'd and
tone to de doose knows whuh!
Well-uh good day sah! 'Bleeged to
vo' for yo' frugality; but well-uh.
;ood day sah!" Puck.
THOUGHT HIS TIME HAD" COME
Fervent Prayer That .Went Up From
Man at Bottom of Well at Mercy
of Wicked Wag.
An old man in Georgia named Jack
laid win having lost his hat in an old
'ry well one day bitched a rope to a
itump and let himself down. A wicked
vag named Neal came along Just then
ind quietly detaching a bell from
Baldwin's old blind horse approached
he well bell in hand and began to
Jack thought the old horse was coni-
ng and said "Hang the old blind
horse! He's coming this way sure
tod he ain't got no more sense than
o fall In on me. Whoa Hall!"
The sound came closer.
"Great Jerusalem! The old blitij
fool will be right on top of me In a
ninit! Whoa Hall! Whoa haw
Neal kicked a little dirt on Jack's
head and Jack began to pray:
"Oh Lord have mercy on Whoa
Rail! a poor sinner I'm gone now!
Whoa Rail! Our Father who are in
whoa Hall hallowed be Thy gee!
Wbat'll I do? name. Now I lay me
down to si gee Hall!" Just then in
fell more dirt. "Oh Lord if you ever
Intend to do anything for me back
Ball! Whoa Thy kingdom come
gee Ball Oh Lord you know I was
baptized in Smith's milldain whoa
Ball! Ho up! Murder! . Whoa!"
Neal could hold in no longer and
shouted a laugh which might have
been heard two miles which was
about as far as Jack chased him win n
he got out.
What It Was.
A negro preacher was conducting
his flock through York town and had
led them to the government reserva-
tion where a tall shaft commemorates
the victory of the American and
French forces over Cornwallls. Oris
of his disciples pointed to the figure
of the Angel of Peace at the summit
of the column and asked:
"What might that statue be Brother
Brother William was slumped tut
would never confess it.
"That brothers and fistei a" hi
ald "is a statue of Mass'r Abe Lin
coln a-bleasing the fruitful fields of o'e
Mother's Shining Example
"tie n man." said an Atchison eiil
to her brother. Then she got to think
ing. When trouble came to her home
It was her mother who met it bravely
patiently and calmly. It was mother
who told father not to worry who
calmed his fears and w ho did all hr
own worrying without lettinn anyone-
know about it. It was mother who
;i4 never afraid never anerV. who
was above petty annoyance and who
spent tier life on the firing line ficht-
ing for (rtliers. "No" the irl added
quieklv to her brother "I don't mean
be 'a man; be a woman!" Atchison
A Frequent Error.
Th bookseller took a ;ilt-edgi-d
volume from a top shelf.
'Kc'.l.ie Hums. Here we are sir.
A dr n good poet he is too."
l.i t the pairon frowned and drew
Tol'ie Hum-?" b exclaimed. I
!i '' sry robi I--' Ftnrns. I said rub-
" ; h 'n; it I an n!v.-Hys making
h.i ;.i - " " i ' Hi-- '.' . :
"!' n- or bauds I'll have to ive hj j
u- ' iv:: ene or the ot':er in thei ;
Ker L'r.e Plan.
Tie Jinster W'.y Mrs. I'.sour.'r"
w i- :rr voi: co n:r to do wi-h Or-'
Tie Widow .My hue husband s i a - t
reoih-st was that his grave be I.. ;.t
preen and as 1 am about to r ; ' ry
again I concluded to give it a co.t of
Cr-en raint. Chicago Pa'ly N-v
Wan t A
FOR SALE Typewriters all kinds
at special prices. Cafl at once. I J. V.
Plant Thomason hotel. 8-0
FOR SALI3 t'.ood second hand un-
redeemed L. C. Smith typewriter. C. II.
FOR RENT Fon rooms up stairs
in my new building. Two of those
rooms are arranged for light house-
keeping with private bath and lava-
tory. Seymour Riddle. tf
FOR SALK Iit 2 in Block C7. For
particulars and price address F. M.
Connor Chillieothe Mo. 31-42
WANTED Board m private family
for man and wife and" two children.
Address Box D Chieftain.
WANTED At owe a first class
clothing salesman. Dan Meyers.
FOR SAUK - Mvui unredeemed
diamonds at a bargain. C. H. Reide-
mann. . . .
LOST Knvefcipa addressed to Pio-
neer Tolepnone fi'TfelegrAph company.
Finder pieaso BOttfy Sirfney Smith.
SEPT. 15 TO OCT. 15
To Piihitji lu
For Information Rnk.the nenrtt
"Vr!so Ageut or write
Division Passenger Agent
$5.00 and up
SOLD ON EASY
CAIL OR PHONE
Store at 10 East
J. W. ilcBfllDE.
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