Anadarko Daily Democrat (Anadarko, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 222, Ed. 1, Tuesday, October 19, 1909 Page: 1 of 4
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Every day that passes puts Anndarko more decidedly "On the Map." People are beginning to "sit up and take notice" when the name of "Anadarko" is
mentioned and those who are looking for business locations homes or other investments in Oklahoma stop and put their finger ori "Anadarko" as thoy
scan the map. Its coming and coming rapidly. Now the citizens of Anadarko want to "pull together" more than ever. The now railroad lnnk tmnrl
the dam is about ready to begin furnishing cheap power and the city is forging ahead. Let's form a 20000 club and make Anadarko a city of 2oU00. It can bo done.
VOLUME VIII. NO. 222
ANADARKO OKLAHOMA TUESDAY OCTOBER 19. 1909
PRICE 2 Cents
Slayer of Sheriff Gar-
rison to Hang on
Pciry Murderer to go to the
Gallows November 19.--Tries
LAWTON Oklo. Oct 19. -Friday
Feb. 3 was tho date set for tho exc-
cution of Alf Hunter who killed
Sheriff Garrison of Oklahoma county
by Judgo G A Brown hero yesterday.
Hunter was convicted last Saturday
The Oklahoma Stato Sheriff's asso-
ciation In session at Muskogco todiy
voted to pay tho $500 reward offered
for Hunter's arrest to officers at Pine
Bluff Ark. who captured tho murd-
erer. ' ATTEMPTS SUICIDE
PERRY Okltf Oct. ID.- -Henry
Armstrong attempted to hang himelf
with strips ot bed clothing in tho
county Jail last night. Ho was removed
to tho women's ward and tho death
watch placed over him. Upon being
returned to tho jail this r -noon
Armstrong said to tho othor pri ners :
"They will novcr hang me."
"Tho ono who takes my llfo is a
murderer in his heart" said Henry
Armstrong when sentenced to hang
November 19 for tho murder of Isaac
Fell which was committed December
19 190S on Otoe reservation. He
was convicted nt the February term
of court and sentenced to hang May
HI cut secured a stay pending a hear-
ing in the court of appeals. A now
Jftinl was denied and tho caso was re-
Tjandcd to tho lower court.
' At tho opening of court this morn
ing Judge Bowles reviewed the testi
mony recalling tho fiendish crimo for
which Armstrong is to pay tho death
Want Sleeping Quarters
1 up For the Winter
The merchants aro circulating
subscript'on paper for tho purpose of
raising funds with which to fix up
the temporary Are quarters so that
tho boys trav bo'ablo to occupy them
uurjng tho rr inter months. Some
iU;eks ago tho citv council refused to
Appropriate n sum for that purpose
and tho Mayor then stated that unless
something was dono he would bo und-
er the necessity of sending tho fire
boys to thoir homes at night as it
was impossible for them to occupy
the quarters during cold weather.
Such an arrangement would so Impair
tho efficiency of tho department that
tho morchantfl havo decided to 'under-
take to ralso tho amount required
about $100 and fit up tho house so
that tho boys may sleep at tho head-
quarters until the city hall fight h
settled and tho new city building
built some piano.
Regular communication Anadarko
Lodgo No. 21 F & A M Tuesday ev-
ening Oct. 19th. Work in third do.
gi'ce. Visiting brethen invited.
W r Hudson W M.
John Clark W t Tuesday for Shaw-
nee to attend tho f;rand lodgo of the
I. O O. F. Mr. Clark is Past Grand
of tho local subordinate lodge and
rhlef of thn local Encampment.
His Every Move Said to Point
Toward the White House
SPOKANE Wush. O. t. 20. -John
P St. John formerly governor of
Kansas who has como to Spokane to
begin thn fighl for prohibition in tho
stato of Washington mojo two pro-
dictions in tno course of an interview
"Nothing except his death will
pravent tho nomination of Thcodoro
Rooicvelt to succeed President Taft
and if ho ts not elected no other re-
publican can be.
"fen years hence there won't be a
legalized saloon within the boundaries
of this commonwealth. Spokane will
be 'dry' in fivo years from'this."
Mr. St. John said among other
things In speaking of Roosevelt and
"Thcodoro Roosnvolt is tho sharp-
est politician in tho United States.
But tor him Mr Taft never would
havo been thought of for tho presi-
dency. Rooscvolt knew Taft believed
him to be an honest man and so do
I but ho knew that Taft Is a putty
man soft putty at that. Roosevelt
helped to elect Taft. He knew that
his administration would bo a failure.
"Roosevelt went off to Africa. Ho
is not mixed up in any of tho ques-
tions beforo tho people today. In the
course of eighteen months ho will re-
turn covered with rhino hides ele-
phant tusks and glory. Tho 'howl and
yell' element in politics will raise
tho cry for Roosevelt. Tho country
will go 'wild' over him Nothing' ex-
cept his death will prevent his nomi-
nation to Buccecd Taff and if he is
not elected it will be brcauso no re-
publican could win.'
TOWN FOR SALE
Entire Kansas Village Is to Be
Offered at Auction.
Saline Kun. Oct. 20. A rare
opportunity for any person desiring
to own a town was offered today
when the village of Shioton nino
miles from hero on tho Uniou Pacific
railroad was put up for sale at auc-
tion. The village is a lively bust-
ling little place with a railroad de-
pot a grain elevator half a dozen
stores postoffice churches dwellings
and all of tho otner accompaniments
of an up-to-date community.
As tho ndvertlsment rearfs the
$wner has good reasons for desiring
to sell The entire village is located
on tho big wheat ranch of W. S. Ir-
win who has mado so much money
he is oing to retire. Ab an induce-
ment to prospective purchasers Mr.
Irwin offers to throw in hs farm
machinery and a few acres of his
wheat farm to anyone who will buy
No man thoso days who Is anything
lika abreast of the times questions
for a momont tho vnluo of printers'
Ink. Lot o political campaign open
and how tho candidates rush Into
print to lecuro the gieateut amount
of publicity. Let a public measure be
to the interest of some person or com-
munity and how the aid of the press
U secured. Tho very offorts to sub-
sidizo tho press and tho vast amounts
expended in some quarters for this
purposo are proofs of this. Tho idea
Is to cducatetho people to this idea.
But education is not accomplished In
a day or a week. It takes persistent
persovering effort. Tho Democrat is
seeking to educate some 7600 people
along somo lines. Would you like It
to include tho idea that your store Is
n (rood nlaco to trade? Of course if
it isn't wo'd rather not mention It.
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Considering tho incloment weather
tho opening of tho theatrical season
at tho Dietrich Monday night was
certainly gratifying to the manage-
ment. "A licit Boy" company being
greeted with a large audience and
the performauce was all and cvan
more than had been promised for it.
Tho play had only enough plot upon
which to trend the musical numbers
and the really clever comedy work was
of Johnny Galvln as "A Bell Boy"
but the whole performance went with
a dash and merry making movements
that wis pleasing. Tho costuming
was correct the scenic effect elabor-
ate the tableaux protty the chorus
shapely and tuneful and as a whole
tho performance was the best musical
comeJy nver seen in this city. Miss
('alvin made a hit as Cupid riding on
a huge electrical moon and again in
her appearance in a floral automobile.
Tho next attraction at tho Dietrich
will bo "Tho Tiger nd tbo Lamb"
on next Tuesday night.
An Excellent Show.
Dubinsky Bros. Stock Co. in their
big tent theatre opened their en-
gagement in this city last evcning.by
presenting the "Mansion of Aching
Hearts.'- Despito tho very incle-
ment weather a largo nudienco was
present to wltners tho intial pro-
duction and was moro than plcsscd
with tho woik of tho entire company.
Especially so with that of tho two
leading people Mt. Edward Dubinsky
and Miss Ireno Daniel who will be-
come warm favorites with tho Ana-
darko public due to youth hand
some appearance and the trun ability
displayed by them both. High-class
specialties and an exccllint orches-
tra aro additional features of the per-
formance. "The Messenger Boy"
will bo the attraction for tonight
with an entire change of specialties
and selections. This is the play that
mado the great comedian James T.
Tho Ladies Social Union of tho
Presbyterian church will meet with
Mrs. J. W. McUovirt Wednesday at'
i p. m
TWO CENT FARE
South' Dakota Railroads Fighting
the New Law.
Sioux Falls S. D. Oct. 20-H N
Gates of this city who was appointed
a spocial master by the court today
began tho taking of evidenco in the
injunction suits brought by tho rail-
roads of Sooth Dakota to prevent tho
enforcement of either a 2 cent t a
2 1-2 cent fare in this state.
Tno iegiiilaturo two years ago
authorized tho railroad commission to
order a 2 1-2 cent passenger rato if
the board found by Inquiry that it
would b reasonable. The board
issued such an order but the rail-
road companies at onco secured an in-
junction. Before this case could be
heard the last legislature passed an
unqualified 2 cent faro lnw but this
also was enjoined by the railroad
companies nnd by order of Judge
Carland of tho Federal court this
case was combined with that for n
2 1-2 cent fare.
Wichita Kas. Oct. 20. Wiofilta's
Peerless Prophet carnival Is no tin
dcr way and there is a largo attend-
ance of visitors from all sections ol
Kansas and Oklahoma. Athletic
contests parades and carnival at-
tractions make up an interesting pro
gram of festivities. The attendance
is expected to be larger later in the
New Suits Filed
Tho State of Oklahoma has brought
suit against K P Williams and Geo
W Sharp for $1000 daaiages charging
them with renting a building on Main
street to R W and Logan billings-
Icy for tho purpose of selling intoxi-
Steckor Bank has brought suit
ugainst T F Johnson for tho recovery
of cortaln property. Tho cacc is set
for Nov. 12. I
A man who trios to do business
without advertising is liko a man
trying to fish with a naked hook un-
less ho wantu to bum his way and
flourish at tho oxpenso of the fellow
who docs tho advortislng.
iy09-M0NEY ENOUGH FOR ALL
White Lead Poisoning
To tho Public:
In order that ovcryono may know
tho exact facts concerning tho trouble
wo havo had with our mules wo wish
to make tho following statement:
On Saturday night wa had onomulo
to die on Sunday night two mules to
die and several moro wero taken sick
Wo at onco wired for Dr. J. K. Cal-
llcottc Stato Veterinary Ho arrived
here Monday morning tho 18th just
beforo ho arrived we had ono more
i ulo to die making a total of four
mnles. Dr. Callicotte at onco began
treatment on tho sick ones and they
arc now all out 'of danger at this
time. Dr. Callicotte tho stato vet-
erinary and Dr Geo W Westermierjof
this city made a thorough analysis of
the stomach and found direct traces
of whito lead poisoning. Upon exam-
ination of our watering troughs wc
found that wo had used four or fivo
cans of whito load in stopping tho
leaks in tho troughs. This we ore ad-
vised by tno stato veterinary w as tho
direct cause of tho aoath of tho four
mules and the sickness of tho others.
Before leaving for Oklahoma City
this morning Dr Jallicotte advised us
(that our mules wero all nut of dang-
er and we need .lot fear any moro
Anadarko. Okla Oat 10 1000.
The Democrat Is no moro an object
of charity than it is n charitable in-
stitution. It seeks to ndvertiss tho
town and her business men for its
own profit as woll as for theirs And
if tho advertising doos not pay tho
advertiser it prefars that ho quit ad-
vertising. It is purely n question of
valuo received. And in its own inter-
est and that of Its patrons it will
sco that thoir advertising pays so far
as in it lies.
Tho man who supposos that tho
money ho pays for his adrortising is
a donation or a charitable contribu-
tion is n blankety-biank well name
it. And ho livoi next door to tho
foliovy who says that advertising
Thoso apoios are n bargain that B
It Fitts has Sea him before you buy.
So Declares Senator
Gore to Massachu-
LIVING COSTS MORE
Oklahoma Senator Addresses
Meeting of Democrats In
Springfiold Mass. Oct. 20. U. S.
Senator Thomas P. Goro of Okla-
homa addressed a Democratic rally
here last night in a discussion of tho
tariff reciprocity direct nominations
and tho income tax.
Sonator Goro declared that the only
tost of tho now tariff law was whoth-
or tho cost of tho necessarios of life
is moro or less under the now bill
than It was undor tho old bill and
that by this test tho now bill must
bu declared an utter failuro.
Prico ho said showed an increase
as a result of thn now tariff legisla-
tion. Ho had hoped ho said to see
President Taft ring a fow conces-
sions from tho commlttco on con-
ference but tho offorts of the chiof
executive to that end had proved un-
availing Ho further said:
"This nation needs reciprocity.
Vou ran not build n walljo keep im-
ports out without bulldlntr n wall to
keep exports In. Commercial union
with Canada and with all tho repub-
lics of tnowestern hemisphere is- to
Monday evening armed with x
search warrant Officers Draper
Chillis Morrison and Miller went 'to
! building on Main strnei in the
rear of the building raided a fow
days ago and managed by Logan
Blllingsloy and after breaking
through tho partition found three
bottles of bear. There were a num-
ber of broken whisky bottles strewn
about and believing that tho negro
partner had been warned of tho ap-
proach of tho officers and had attemp-
ted to destroy tho evidence tho
officers placed the negro under
arrest. An injunction was served
against tho buildfnc. Tuesday morn-
ing and it was Io"ked up.
Miss Lidu Itomfck hns accepted u
second term as nnific teacher at tho
Mary Gregory Memorial bcIiooI and
will continue her work this winter.
MIjs Itomfck took up this work at
I tho mission last January when tho
j formor teacher Mrs McMunus re-
signed and went to her homo in Chick-
asha. Tho musical work lias beun n
success with Miss IJomick und it hns
aided her in securing many now pupils
outsido her school work.
o crew muuigcn unneu Mates E.
presi Agent hns been relieved from
duty for n two weeks vacation. (V.
F. Currick of Chlckashn has hern
checked in the express offieo and will
havo charge of th work during Mr.
Mndigan'8 obsence. Mi. Mudlgan
will visit frieds in Michigan.
Tho ladies of the Christian church
will serve au oyster suppor Saturday
evening two doors west of Democrat
office. Serving will begin in time
that all who wish may bu served at
tho time of their usual evening meal.
Ed liertling was arrested Tuesday
evening charged with gambling ilo
was placed under n ?J00 bond to wnit
for the county coirt.
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