The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 260, Ed. 1 Wednesday, March 30, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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VOL. 14, NO. 261.
THE SHAWNEE NEWS, WEDNESDAY, MARCH
MAUD SUPS HER FACE
WILL HATCH PHEASANTS.
JULIA ATTACHES TRUNKS
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Member of The Hearst
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International News Service,
Kaunas City, Mo., March 30.—All
because Maud Allen, the dancer, slap-
ped her face, Julia Surmount, her
maid, quit the service of the saucy
Maud and then had six of her trunks,
containing her stylish costumes, at-
tached for what salary was coming
As the result of the quarrel, Maud
missed her train for California this
Chickasha, Okla., March 30.—Hav-
ing made arrangements with one of
the largest hatcheries In the United
States for their entire output of eggs
during the month of July, State Game
Warden Askew is beginning the first
work of propagating pheasants. He
was anxious to secure the birds for
the many applicants, but the season
is too late for that purpose, as the
birds are nesting.
Experts advise that the better and
cheaper way to start the birds is by
hatching the eggs These will be
shipped the day they are laid, and
will be delivered to those desiring
tuem, free of cost.
*100,000 FIRE IN GLEN POOL.
THE k "V THREE MONTHS, l.oo
PROPOSAL OPENS EYES
Guthrie, Okla., March 30.—Governor
Haskell has issued a proclamation
calling a special election on June 11
on the capital-location bill, Initiated
by Oklahoma City.
In Guthrie it is stated that the gov-
ernor has assured members of the
Guthrie chamber of commerce that
he would take no further action in
the matter until Wednesday morning,
but the proclamation shows that it
was filed at 5:30 Monday evening,
only a short time after the delega-
from the Guthrie commercial
The million dollars' worth of street
paving that Shawnee proposes to do,
in addition to that already done, has
proved one of the greatest advertis-
ing features possible for this city.
It is already well known that Shaw-
nee Is well paved—much better pav-
ed than the majority of the cities of
the same size in the country, and
the fact that fifteen miles more of
paving is planner has made the
whole country sit up and take no-
It is confidently asserted that
Shawnee could never have attained
the great things that are today upon
great high school building, the con-
struction of a convention hall, and
the planning of a city hospital, all
great enterprises, had to be launched
to get the people ready for the real-
ization of their great hope—that of
building here a great and powerful
And in this preliminary work street
paving has had a very large part
If Shawnee were now a city of sandy,
dusty streets, as she was three years
ago, the boosters might boost, but
they would boost in vain.
"God helps him who helps him-
self." The whole world comes to the
aid of a city that first works out its
■ — — ■" - "'J ursi works out Its
her had it not been that she was own salvation. And Shawnee's great
prepared to receive them. The pav- jsacrifices of the
ing of the city, the building of a ing fully repaid.
past are now be-
""" CATANIA IN STATE OF
TERROR ANO PEOPLE FLEE-
Ardmore, Okla., March 30.—An-
swering a rap at the front door of
his home, near Lebanon, late Mon-
day night, Sam Petit, a farmer, aged
30, was shot through the abdomen,
and Is now in a dying condition. Jim
Brown, another farmer, is in the Love
county Jail, at Marietta, charged with
the crime. Brown has partially con-
club had waited on him and con-
ferred in regard to the matter.
It is said this action was taken
by Haskell because he feared the
Mrs. Walter Phelps, at the top; her
husband and his baby daughter Rose-
mary, and Edna Croxton, sister of
Mrs. Dodge, who are all to make
their permanent residence in London
owing to the fact that Mr. Dodge's
parents will not consent to receive
his young wife or her sister. Dodge,
who is a well known millionaire and
club man. married Helen Steck, act-
ress. and daughter of E. M. Steck,
the Pennsylvania coal millionaire, on
January 3. in i^ndon. He recently
returned to the United States and
tried to reconcile his family to his
marriage, and when he failed he re-
solved to expatriate himself and fam-
ily; so he made a trip to Simsbury,
Guthrie people might get out a fed-
eral injunction to restrain the call-
ing of the election, on the grounds
that such an election would be In
Violation Of the terms of the enabling
act, which set 1913 as the time for
such an election.
As is usual in sucli cases, the
friends of the petition are given two
weeks to prepare an argument in fa-
vor of the proposition, while those
opposed are given a similar period
in which to prepare an argument
Under the initiative bill, Guthrie
Shawnee and Oklahoma City are can-
didates, other cities being given 30
days in which to get on the ticket.
Should no one city receive a major-
ity in the first election, another may
be called, and JCOO.OOO is provided
for defraying the expenses of these
elections. The bill provides for a lo-
cating commission to select the site
of the permanent capital.
Governor Haskell also issued a
proclamation calling an election for
the same date on the Dorset Carter
proposition, initiating an amendment
to the constitution on the railroads
This petition calls for a new section
to be known as "Section 49," and
will repeal much of the present Ar-
ticle 9, Section 9.
The proposed amendment to Art!-
de 9, of the Constitution, allows rail-
road systems to build uranches, ex-
Tulsa, Okla., March 30.—A fire
started presumably by a grass blaze
resulted In a |100,000 loss in the east
end of the Glen Pool oil field Tues-
day afternoon. Twenty-five rigs and
twenty tanks partly filled with oil be-
longing to the Prairie Oil & Gas Co.
and the Gulf Pipe Line Co. were de-
FOR MURDER Of GIRL
International News Service
New York, March 30 -The coro-
stroyed. The quantity of oil" Ca""" to """"gat.
stroyed is not known definitely |hI, of R,,th Wheeler, has
The fire is said to have started j The witness" 'before^™!
match thrown In some dry Were taken , ^ ! '"qUeSt
srass by a man smoking a pipe. The grand Jury mmet,lat<"y betore " •
grass fire spread beyond control. The I It Is expected Hint w i,
way was blocked with a huge cloud indicted ,k, ' "mt Walt 'rs will b.
of smoke and the sun was obscured will „,art 1x7"?" ^ trial
all afternoon. Monday, making ths
I Quickest work on record.
THE STEEL MILL IS TO
Conn., where he gathered together
the contents of his summer home and
sailed for Europe. Mrs. Croxton his
sister-in-law, stated that she "might
be ill a position to announce" her en-
gagement to Richard Elkins, the
5oungest son of Senator Elkins of
West Virginia, next Monday.
ING FOR THEIR LIVES
International News Service.
Catania, March 30.—The city is
| terror stricken, and the people are
fleeing to the hills for safety. There
evidence, which Is circumstan- j has been a heavy fall of ashes from
nal, is said to be strong against him. ttie volcano, and the streets are cov-
Brown and Petit had some trouble < red to the depth of six Inches. Thlr-
a few days ago, which terminated in ty craters are now belching ashes,
a fight. For this Brown paid a fine and all the orchards in the vicinity
in the county court at Marietta yes- have been destroyed.
' ... I Hundreds of the tourists who have
The physician attending Petit says j been here watching the eruptions are
he cannot recover. imparling as rapidly as possible.
The peasants have been thrown
j into a state of frenzy, and more
j troops have been asked for.
CHILD DRANK COAL OIL.
' hickasha, Okla., March 30.—AI,ava streams have renewed their
drink ol coal oil almost caused the torce an(i are rapidly advancing on
death of Tommy, the 2-year-old son the clt>'- and It is believed that the
of Charles Berryhill, who lives Just °"y is doomed to destruction New
west of the city. I rivers of lava are forming and ad-
The child picked up the cup of oil vanclnK at the rate of five feet, a
where his father had set It after mlnute-
starting a fire, and drank the con- —
r forTtrenranrr irr? r,-
wasUreacheedn It makeover. """j Frank/m L" ^ ^
, Frankel, 206 E. Main St.
YOU ARE OLD ONLY ONCE
Your earning power can not last forever. You should tr.v.i
toward old age by the Providential Route. It is the short way the
direct way, and the Only Way, t0 a ha„py, independent olTage
most helpful fln^T'nsUtuUon,110 TOat"! SmJ? of"'COM
MERCE, IN SHAWNEE. ANK °F C0M"
It will help you to save while you are earnlng-while von are
young, and yet able to work. y
J', P1Uk6, CaSh'6r °f The Bank of Commerce will take
2T,hLnbaTln8 a sy8tem of Kav,ng for -" ~«
your^nSmltter''" QUem'°n8 W ^ !
It has developed that the steel mill
to he operated In Shawnee by Messrs.
elk and Walters will be larger than
was at first anticipated. The com-
pany will manufacture, besides cor-
rugated culverts, water tanks, oil
tanks, troughs, binds and all kinds
of sheet-steel articles.
The product of this afctory will
find a market all over the state and
n a good portion of the southwest
There is practically no limit to the
growth that It may attain, and it
is certain to become a great indus-
The corrugated company has pur-
chased the old canning factory build-1
ing and grounds, in which they will'
|soo nbegln operations. As their
business grows, other and larger
buildings will he added, and more
I ground will be secured.
Another Shawnee industry that has
n certain, great growth ahead of
it is the woven wire fence factory in
tho Inglewood addition. This factory
will manufacture all kinds of woven-
wlre goods, which will find a splen-
did market as the southwest con-
tinues to develop.
All of these new Industries tend to
tlx more certainly Shawnee's posi-
tion as the great industrial center of
the new state. Their growth and
Shawnee's development are insepar-
ably linked together.
DEAD FROM FIRE
nternational News Service.
Uuda-Pest. March 30.—Details of
the fire which took place at the
ance Monday night at lioerlto have
usi been published, and show that
over SUU are dead and many others
injured and cannot recover. Only
eleven escaped from the hall where
the dance was in progress.
A relief fund has been started, and
the government has given $20,000.
Soldiers have been rushed there to
aid in caring for the Injured
In searching the rains today and
yesterday, ninety bodies were found
Jammed so tightly that they were
still standing straight up, with their
heads and shoulders burned off
The Bank of Commerce in Shawnee
Guaranted Against Lots Wallace Estill, Jr. _
ROOSEVELT GIVEN ROUSING
SEND OFF JIT CAIRO
International News Service.
Cairo, March 3o.-The Roosevelts
were given a rousing send-off this
morning, when they made their start
or Alexandria. They will embark
this afternoon for Naples. The gov-
ernment Officials are breathing more
easily since he got away without any
serious outcome from his attack on
the Nationalists. It Is agreed bv all
hands that the political situation had
been greatly complicated by the ex-
president's outspoken sentiments on
III the important questions In which
Jibe welfare of the government was
1 he conditions which grew' out of
ills speech completely upset the au-
thorities and for a time created a
most threatening condition, while
Roosevelt was en route to the sta-
"on the natives made no demonstra-
tion. but contented themselves with
watching the carriage, which was
under a strong police guard, and it
was permitted to pass in silence.
There were many prominent peo-
ple at the station, and there was
uch handshaking as the party
boarded the car that had been se-
cured for the party.
WANT LOWER 'PHONE RATES.
Tulsa, Okla., March 30.—Determin-
ed to have lower telephone rates re-
gardless of District Judge Poe's re-
fusal to grant an Injunction restrain-
the Pioneer Telephone & Tele-
graph Co., even at the trouble and
expense of Installing an Independent
telephone system, citizens of Tulsa
headed by Cicero L. Holland, former
representative In the legislature, gil-
ed an application with the city au-
ditor late today asking for the fran-
chise to construct and operate a tele-
phone line, at rates not to exceed
,for residences and (2 for busl-
The Pioneer company is attempt-
ing to raise the rates from those ad-
vocated by the citizens to |2.50 for
residences and |3 for business
ARE YOU ON A CASH BASIS?
Do you pay all your bills with
eash, and perhaps pay them twice
you ar«ue and dispute over the
amounts? Do you try to keep all
such records In your mind?
A checking account with this bank
will eliminate such troubles. Deposit
your money in this bank-pay your
bills by check; that Is the safest
way, the modern way, of doing busl-
Come in and let us start you. it's
u . IEH4TE national bank
I tensions, etc., to acquire title to other
lines In the state, or to consolidate
foreign and domestic lines; ex-
empts railroads from such burdens
and requirements as genera] offices
In the state, and otherwise Is Intend-
ed to encourage railroad building.
Guthrie to Floht.
Immediately following the an-
nouncement that the governor had
called the election on the state capl-
tal location proposition, a meeting of
the Guthrie ohamber of commerce
was called, and a committee of seven
was appointed to ascertain what
steps could be taken to prevent the
election at this time. Guthrie is1
much wrought up over the matter,!
and will use strenuous efforU to d
feat the proposed test at this time. I
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his nose all his "life'LTh '"TI h°W "*** "" h® *'**■ keep
at last." th8 grln"8U,ne' and «• « -rth a groat
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The Deposits in This Bank are Guaranteed.
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