The Capitol Hill News (Capitol Hill, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 33, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 2, 1912 Page: 2 of 8
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ile of Barefoot Sandals
... bought about 3,000 pairs of Women’s, Misses’ Children’s, Infants, Boys’ and Youths’
Barefoot Sandals, from two of the largest manufacturers in America—Spot Cash Deal—and wo
are going to start the season with a mighty three days’ sale that will attract eager buyers from
every section of this state.
Friday, Saturday and Monday
You can make your selection from an immense variety of styles and qualities. tYo posi-
tively refuse to supply merchants. We will not answer phone calls nor fill C. O. D. orders. \our
money back for the asking.
500 pairs at 500 pairs at
500 pairs at
POSITION OF BATTERS
No Two Players Handle Them-
selves Alike at Plate.
'• -T It?***?*—-
SLEEP WALKER FALLS FROM
M K. S. T PASSENGER TRAIN
M. Chlpley, Aged 83, Receive*
Injuries Which Necessitate
Being Taken to Hospital
Hal Chase Assumes Seeming Attitude
of Indifference and Carelessness-
Swings Bat With Good Deal
of Snap, but Not Hard.
Durant, Okla.—Passengers on an
early morning Kaiy train that reached
here at 5 o’clock reported that Mrs.
M. Chipley of Fayette, Mo., had fallen
from EhQ train at some time during
Mrs. Chipley in company with her
daughter, Mrs. T. R. Spencer, was en-
_. .. _ ' ?' ,rn.ri re- route from Fayette to Mrs. Spencer’s
Simitar results h ba t nR-Fo^ ro. p Abm Telag were ,tt
suits that Is. are obtained from Bieeper ami retired at the usual
different stylen. Good form poor £hen th reache(1 a point
form ed no form at all get taerev th Caddo am, Durant Mr„
the bat. md each ! spencer awoke, went to look for ner
q“ “ “* . h! fa00 W , mrJ1 .Mb mother, and discovered that she was
of "form at the bat Is largely a snm ’
boleth based on — In |» Mr„ ieft the train at Dm
rate certain rant and telegrams were sent to all
j points on the road and searchhing
•"form.” possibly laying more on the I Parties sent °ut- Sectlon hands
a necessity, at any
branches of sport lay much stress on
"form," possibly laying mor. on the j Bt a point one mile
jarirtsri^Wtes - “ »” — *-•
In baseball, but If many different ex-
We have extra salespeople to quickly serve you.
REMEMBER the prices on all leather goods arc advancing, therefore the styles and qualities
cannot be duplicated this season.
ponents of hard hitting go about get-
ting good results in quite different
ways as to adjustment of body, feet,
arms and so forth it is not clear just
.where any regulation form comes in
No two batters handle themselves
exactly alike at the plate, or course,
but methods differ so widely as to
make each man’s “form” his own.
Stylee can be corrected to advantage;
that Is, faults overcome and changes
made suitable to the Individual, but
eveD then there Is no approach to a
standard. A few cases will serve to
show hew different batters maintain
away among the batting elect, the
.300 class with a wide dissimilarity of
Take Hal Chase, for Instance. Many
is the spectator who says he doesn’t
see bow Chase hits the ball. Yet he
docs hit It, keeps on hitting it and
always has been a flrst-clnss batter.
The batter who steps away from the
north on the next train and the in-
jured woman was placed on the south
bound passenger train and will prob-
ably be taken to one of the Katy hos-
pitals in Texas.
While she had suffered no broken
bones and was in a semi-conscious
condition and physicians who were in
charge of her stated that on account
of her advanced age, being 83 years
of age, she would have little chance
of recovery. She was unable to state
bow the accident occurred and it is
supposed that sbo walked from the
train while asleep.
Oklahoma City.—Corporation Com
missioner George A. Henshaw, has
returned from Washington and Chi-
cago, where he has been for the last
month attending to a number of busi-
ness matters of importance, in which
(he commission is interested. Mr.
Bring the feet
with you and
have them prop-
Come, if you
can, early Friday,
Saturday or Mon-
Henshaw’ was at Washington during
plate Is notoriously a poor hitter, but j the fourteen days’ argument on the
while Chase doesn’t step or pull away Minnesotta rate case appeal in which
ho ia fidgety with his feet and sug- ; e ight states, including Oklahoma have
gests that he is about to step away, i joined. A brief in the case was sub-
Seemingly careless and indifferent,; mitted for the Oklahoma commission
h© really is watching the pitcher's by Mr. Henshaw. Other matters at-
every movement as well as the whole tended to on the trip was the hear-
layout, and no man can hit better
with a base runner. His attitude is
anything but menacing, indeed con-
ing on the railway scale question, and
the application for a rehearing oil the
cattle rate order. At Pittsburg, je-
] Two Days Sale
| of High Grade
Saturday and Monday we quote
prices never before offered for such
beautiful trimmed hats, the shapes
alone are worth the price asked.
Hats tor $2 and $2.50
Well worth $5.00 and $6.00. Many more at $3.00 and $4.00. Why pay
more? Having the shop in our home makes the expense of show ing
goods so much less. We offer you the service of experienced sales-
ladies and an expert trimmer.
We only charge the small sum of 50c to
trim or retrim a hat
We have a larger and better stock than ever before to show you.
Call and be convinced. No sample hats or job lots, but everything
new and first class at moderate prices.
High Grade Panamas, the usual
Price $15, now we offer at $8.50
415 W. MAIN ST.
A LITTLE WEST.
Assess Second Track
Oklahoma City.—The assessment of
the second track of the Katy double
track system from Coalgate south
to the Texas line, which has been de-
layed from time to time by the hoard,
was brought up, and the line assessed
at $20,000 per mile for the second
court by the Quapaw Gas company
and the Consumers’ Gas company of
Bartlesville against the Carson-Dod-
son Mining company. The injunction
was granted in the district court of
Ottawa county. The company, which
is engaged in mining zinc in Ottawa
county, secured, some time ago, an
order from the corporation commis-
sioner, reducing the price of gas; track. The assessment of the Midland
burned In gas engines, and it was al- j Valley road was reduced from $14,000
leged that the gas companies threat- j per mile to $13,000 per mile of main
ened to cut off the gas supply. track.
tains a hint of timidity, which really ! cently, Chairman Prouty, the inter-
doesn’t. exist, but with loose wrist and state commerce commission spoke be-
Subject to Taxation
Oklahoma Cltiy.—Borrowed money
invested in the business of a corpo-
ration as Its "moneyed capital” Is sub-
ject to taxation as well ns other capi-
tal, Is the substance of au opinion
rendered by the attorney general s of-
fice to County Attorney J. O. Counts
of Harmon county. The question
came up when the McClure-Naftzger
Lumber Company of Granite prayed
for a certificate of error, contending
that only 68 per cent of its capital Is
subject to taxation for the reason that
the remaining 42 per cent Is bor-
rowed money. The company, It wob
claimed in the petition, has $49,036
borrowed money In its total invest-
ment of $117,117.60. The suggestion
is made by the attorney general's of-
fice that an answei to the petition
be filed by the county attorney and
In case of on appeal to the supremo
court, a brief will be filed by the
atory at Pauls Valley, but an opinion
was rendered by the attorney gener-
al^ office later, holding that it is the
duty of the state board of affairs and
not the hoard of education to select
architects. New plans will be asked
by the board of affairs.
GIRL TAKES SMOKE
ON A STREET CAR
arm action he can adapt himself to
any sort of a pitched ball hittable. He
In Wrong Pew
Oklahoma City—At a meeting of
the state board of education luat week
srchliectecta were selected to draw
plana for the new law building nt the
State university, the Pryor-Creek
orphan asylum, and the boys’ reform
Staf-s Invade South
Atlanta, Ga.—An audience which
taxed the capacity of the great audi-
torium greeted the Metropolitan
Grand Opera singers in their opening
program of tho week here. Verdi's
opera "Aida” was presented with
Caruso singing the role of "Radames^’
Mmo. Gadskl in “Alda” and Mme
Homer In "Amerls.” The sale of tick-
ets for tho week had reached a total
of $63,000, or about $20,000 more than
last year, which was considered a rec-
ord breaker for tho Grand Opera in
PLANS FOR SHIP MODIFIED
Steamer Gigantic Will be
Changed In Some Ways
London.—It is understood the plans
of the White Star Steamer Gigantic
now being built at Belfast, and which
was to have been 1,000 feet in length,
will bo modified.
Walks to Front Platform and
Puffs Cigarette to Conster-
nation of Passengers.
Fan Francisco.—Passengers on
crowded Market street car were
shocked and entertained when a fash-
ionably gowned, and petite young wom-
an boarjjed a puy-as-you-enter ve-
hicle; advanced to the front platform
with her escort, and, after selecting
a dainty cigarette from a jeweled case
in her chatelaine, proceeded to enjoy
its fragrant fumes with the nonchal-
ant air of a veteran smoker.
Her fellow passengers glanced,
looked a second time and then stared,
for the commercial club and spoke of
the work which the commissions of
the various states are doing in con-
nection with the interstate commis-
sion, mentioning tne Oklahoma body
especially as one of the most pro-
gressive, and one that is “staying
with” the interstate commision on all
rate questions that come up.
r...est Soft Flour
Extra High Blended Flour
Hard Wheat Standard Flour
Sold Everywhere by the Best Grocers
Oklahoma City Mill k Elevator Co. Okla. City
IKE EMM TAILORING CO.
121 W. Grand Avenue
are conducting an unusual
sale of blue serge suitings,
lined with Skinner silk, guar-
anteed to wear two seasons
To Supreme Court
Oklahoma City.—Dissolution of the
injunction restraining plaintiff in er-
ror from shutting off the supply of
pas to the defendant in error, is the
basis of an appeal to the supreme
WE CAN HELP YOU!
Our stores are full of good things for the photographer, and a
willing sales force to suggest and be helpful. No effort shall be lack-
ing on our part to please you.
In Our Lens Department you will find only the best made.
Our Cameras and Equipment are of the highest quality and the
Our Mountings and Folders are carefully selected.
Our Materials Are Fresh, clean and up-to-date and
Our Method of Dealing is on the square.
LET US SHOW YOU?
KANSAS CITY PHOTO SUPPLY COMPANY
103 W. Main St., Oklahoma City and 1010 Grand Ave., Kansas City, Mo.
used to be weak on a low curve out-1,
side the plate, but got over that and j ‘
now Is a free hitter. If he wants to j
hit he'll hit at anything, like Lajoie
and Wagner, and he's liable to hit
anything. He doesn’t swing hard in j
the sense of having a long swing, but
swings with a good deal of snap. His
eye and arm do the work without j
much use of the body ia adding force
to the drive.
If you should see an ad in the newspaper for a young man or woman that is a
good stenographer or bookkeeper, could you fill the position? If you cannot it is
your own fault.
We want a number of young men and women to enroll with us RIGHT NOW
to fit themselves for positions this fall. If you have a business that is not paying
you much money, or if you want one that will pay you good money, with good
chances for promotion, write us at once for catalog and special rates.
FLAG WON BY EIGHT LEADERS \
Struggle for Pennant In American As-
sociation Already Landed by
The struggle in the American asso-
ciation for the championship pennant
is already over according to the claims
of the various managers, as given be?
Hugh Duffy: It’s a cinch.
Joe Cantillon: Tho flag ig already
pinned to my piano.
Jack Tlghe: Really, it’s a shame to
Jimmy Burke: After deep thought
and careful consideration I can freely
predict that the A. A. championship
banner will float in Indianapolis next
, , Charles Carr: There’s nothing to it
while the male slaves of tho weed on tho j3]ues> The flag has already
tho front platform volunteered to as-
sist with everything, from a match to
| Hill’s Business College
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Walks to Front Platform.
I the “makings.”
The original matd refused to tell her
j name or that of her escort, but be-
tween inhalations expressed the opln-
| ion that modern woman’s rights had i
given her tho privilege of Invading the
compartment dedicated to Lady Nico- j
“No, I’m not trying to Imitate Frau
Dreschke,” she said, “and I am not
seeking notoriety. Women had to
smoke second-handed In street cars
j for a good many years, and I can see
I no reason why they should not be per-
mitted to Indulge in the habit them-
been ordered from my sporting goods
Topsy Hartsel: My Mack style or
battle will cop for sure.
Mike Kelley: Ditto, only more em-!
Bill Friel: The same.
Rival In Points.
Certain cities overshadow all rivals
in certain departments of play. Great-
er New York, as a starter, Is well
fixed for first basemen, with Chase,
Dauberi and Merkle. Boston can
boast of two stanch outfields In Speak-
er. Hooper and Lewis of the Red Sox,
selves, os long as they do it in tho with Miller, Campbell and Jackson of (
proper place, as I am doing.” the Brnves. Chicago has always stood |
The curiosity of the crowd became high with catchers in Sullivan and j
so unpleasant that the young woman Archer. And Philadelphia has the
was forced to leave the car. , Athletics.
MAY 8 AND 9
Wednesday and Thursday
Under the Auspices of the Columbia Conservatory of Music
THE VICTOR HERBERT ORCHESTRA
and The VICTOR HERBERT SEXTETTE
PRICES—S 1.00, $1.50, $2.00; SEASON TICKETS $5
Seat Sale Opens May 3 at Westfall’s Drug Store
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Wilson, Amos L. The Capitol Hill News (Capitol Hill, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 33, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 2, 1912, newspaper, May 2, 1912; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc860028/m1/2/: accessed January 19, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.