The Shawnee News (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 170, Ed. 1 Tuesday, November 15, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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The Shawnee News, Tuesday, November 15, 1^10
Oklahoma City's State Capitol Aspirations Have Been Knocked
Out By the Decision of the Surpeme Court This Morning
National Neva Association.
AuBtin, Ten., Nov. 15.—Governor
Campbell la preparing to call out the
militia It needed, as a result of In-
formation that armed Mexicans are
marching on Rock Springs to avenge
the recent lynching there.
He has communicated with the
rangers, and has ordered the sheriff
to organize posses and repulse the
A serious military situation is
Members of the militia are dissatis-
fied since the conviction of sergeant
Manley. Many officers have already
resigned, and It is. reported many
otherB will refuse to obey to assemble,
and if they should assemble, might all
quit In a body.
LABOR LEADER TO
Daugherty at Muskogee to Investigate
Charges Against Contractors of
Muskogee, Okla., Nov. 15.—Chas.
Daugherty, state labor commissioner,
is here to Investigate charges made
that John T. Hosmer, a Muskogee con-
bulldlng the state industrial school for
negroes at Taft, is working his men
ten hours per day and employing non-
union labor on the lob. The law re-
quires an eight-hour day on all state
work and the employment of union
Reports from Oklahoma City Say That
It Has and Will be So
National News Association.
Hock Springs, Texas, Nov. 1&.—
Bighty ranch men and cowboys have [ ACCURATE INFORMATION
started to meet a force of three hun-
dred Mexicans marching here. The
Texans are mounted and are constant-
ly joined by other bodies of men,
Holds that Ballot Voted Was Not Con-
stitutional in Form - Enabling Act
Provision, However not Binding
Governor is Expected to Call Extraordinary Session of Legislature
Within Fifteen Days to Move Capitol From Guthrie
to Oklahoma City
Natlonul News Association,
Guthrie, Oklahoma, November 15.—The Supreme Court this morning luinded down its decision In the
state eapitol election ease, knocking out the election of June 11, on the g round that the bnllot used was un-
constitutional. Tills leaves the state capitui question In (lie sume posltlo n us it was before the election,
knocks out Okluhoma City's capital u ddltiou plans, and cinches the eapitol at Guthrie, until another election Is
held, at least.
The decision of the supreme co urt holds that the enabling act, fixing the capital at Guthrie uutll 1913,1s
Blue at Oklahoma City.
National Mews Association.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Nov ember 15.—The news of the decision of the supreme court wns received
here with much discouragement. The boosters arc sorely disappointed, And are iudlguant at the plight that the
real estate boomers und the governor lius got them Into. They assert, ho werer, (hut the governor will call a
special session of the legislature with in fifteen days to remove the capital to this city.
WAIT FOR JURY
McAlester Men Waive Preliminary i
Hearing on Federal Charges
McAlester, Okla., Nov. 15.—All of
the cases against the election officers
who were arrested last Tuesday by
federal officers on a charge of refus-
ing to allow qualified negroes to vote,
were set for hearing before United
States commissioner Earnest. There
were fifteen defendants, all of whom
waived preliminary examination and
were bound over to await the action
of the grand jury In the United States
district court at Muskogee. Bail was
fixed at $1,000 for each defendant,
bonds being signed by prominent citi-
Blf OFFICERS AT
National News Association,
Anbury Park, N. J., Nov. 16.—Mob*
which formed about the jail In the
night were driven away twice by offi-
cers, and when the streets were com-
paratively clear, the negro Thomas
W ilson, suspected of the murder of
the Smith girl, was taken in an auto-
mobile to Freehold, where the jail 1 b
stronger. The small crowd that was
in the street was held at bay with re-
volvers until the automobile distanced
them. The entire country around
here is wrought up. Pr-tlea are
guarding the roads, trying to prevent
carrying the negro away. *
Betting on Question is Still Lively in 11(>uor8 and neS,ect of dutv 1,1 au Rc"
The Metropolis This Afternoon. cu6ation for removal trom ofrice' He
wa3 suspended by Judge Iloffmau,
eager to engage in a meeting with the i . "~T „ pending the trial of his case, Novem
„ 1 Has the local option amendment ^ 2gB
The forgery charges against Ches-
ley Owens were dismissed.
Mexicans. Rangers are being rushed
here in an effort to prevent a conflict
which would start a bloody border
warfare. News of a battle is expected
at auy time.
The Mexicans reported to be march-
ing on Rock Springs had not reached
there at a late hour this morning. The
rangers and sheriff's posse are pre-
been carried or not?
In spite of the fact that the election
is now over a week old, this seems to
be still a burning question.
In Oklahoma City this afternoon
large sums are still being bet on the
result. Definite Information cannot
be obtained, but the wise ones say
that local option carried, and that it
will be so declared
Elsewhere In this issue we publish
pared to meet them when they arrive. ( In the meantlme> the wl„ of the
0 state election board in the matter will
GATHER AT RYAN
Ryan, Okla., Nov. 16.—At a meet-
ing of the Jefferson County Teachers'
association here recently several good
papers were read and many talks
given. The meeting listened to an ad-
dress by Superintendent William P.
Ramey, of Chickasha.
Oncers were elected for the follow-
ing year as follows L. L. Wade:,
president; J. R. Griffin, vice-presi-
dent, and Miss Birdie Montgomery,
secretary and treasurer. The next
meeting of the association will be at
Waurika, December '1 and 22.
DAVENPORT FOR CLARK.
Guthrie, Okla., Nov. If.—Democratic
Congressman-elect James I.. Daven-
port, of Vinita, who defeated Charles
B, Creagcr for congress from the
third ^Istrlct, was In Guthrie today
and declared himself for Champ Clark
of Missouri, tor speaker of the house.
be impatiently awaited.
Mrs. J. R. Holland and son are vis-
iting with old friends in New Orleans.
National News Association.
Moscow, Nov. 15.—A severe attack an appeal to the people of Shawnee
of Illness threatening pneumonia from Chief of Police C. C. Hawk, ask-
overcame Tolstoi at Astopova. He was |ng that all good citizens assist him
taken to a hospital with his fever At in enforcing all of the laws that are
104, arid Is reported as being delirious on the statute books and in the city
at times. On account of his advanced ordinances. He goes county attorney
age the self-inflicted hardship of the jjolt one better on the law enforce-
past week may prove fatal. The count ment proposition. Holt especially
was evidently on his way to Sweden aBked that the prohibitory law be en-
when taken 111. His daughter and forced. Hawk asks assistance in the
CASK GOES TO JURY.
National News Association.
Louisville, Ky„ Nov. 16.—After eight
days' trial, the case of Mrs. Rustln,
cuing to collect $40,000 Insurance on
her husband, Dr. Frederick Rustln,
the victim of a mysterious tragedy,
was given to the Jury last night.
Saturday evening Judge Hoffman tn
the district court excused the grand
jury until November 28, to which
time the district court was also ad'
The grand Jury returned about I
doien indictments into court, lafgely
for selling liquor to minors, It is un-
AI THE BAT
family physician are with him.
TOLSIOI HEARS EM)
enforcement of all the laws.
It now looks as though Shawnee is
to have an era of enforcement of all
laws, so far as possible. It is not to
be erpected that the "blue laws" will
be put in force, as has been the case
Threatened with Pneumonia at Asto-i1,1 the Past> when the end souSht was
pava — Was on His Way to
county attorney and the local police,
the law could be strictly enforced In
Shawnee without the Interference of
Irresponsible deputy sheriffs, appoint-
ed, with very poor Judgment, by sher-
And we might go further to ob-
serve that the vote on sheriff in the
recent election ought to prove to Mr.
Pierce that the people are not satis-
fled with his work, nor with the dep-
uties that he has seen fit to give com-
missions to. This Is proved by the
vote In the strong prohibition pre-
cincts, many of which were carried
Aid of State Geologist C. N. Gould Has
Been Enlisted in Work.
REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE
IS GETTING BUSY NOW
One New Member Taken Into Organi-
zation at Meeting Saturday
As a result of the meeting of the
Shawnee Real Estate Exchange held
last week, Prof. C. N. Gould, state
geologist, has been asked to come to
this county and conduct investigations
to determine the probability of their
beln mineral deposits, oil and gas in
One new member was taken into
the Exchange, the Hoosler Realty Co,
paying $25 advance dues.
LITTLE HOPE FOR HIS RECOVERY
Fever Is Said to be Rising at Last Re-
ports from His Bedside Today.
National News Association.
St. Petersburg, Nov. 15.—Tolstoi's
condition is becoming serious, and he
J. W. McRea was Indicted under a' is believed to be nearing the end. His
charge of obtaining a signature to a
valuable Instrument under false
pretenses. He was arraigned, enter-
ed a plea of not guilty, and made a
bond of $1000.
D. J. Abbott, Justice of the peace
at Tribbey, is charged with drunken-
ness in an accusation for removal
from office, returned by the grand
Jury. An order of temporary sus-
pension was issued by the court. The
case will be tried Nov. 28.
B. F. Hill, a Shawnee patrolman,
la charged with drinking intoxicating
fever Is rising and there Is little
chance for his recovery.
National News Association.,
Nashville, Tenn., Nov. IS.—The
trial of Robin Cooper, charged with
murdering Carmack, came to a sud
den end in the criminal court here to-
day, when the attorney general recom-
mended a verdict of not guilty. Coop-
er and his father were convicted of
the discrediting of all law "enforce- Ith® erlm(' and <""< '<'«<> <" 20 -VP!'r"
ment, but there will be a liberal en- Imprisonment. The father was par
forcement of the laws, and thoae who]doned' and Robln Cooper was granled
do not abide by the law may expect," nflW lrta'
The News ventures the assertion
that Shawnee has the most efficient
police department, for its size in the
state. Chief Hawk and assistant
chief Jerry Spann are both capable
men, and in spite of the county attor-
ney's insinuations, are good officers.
The NewB believes that if an under-
standing could be reached by the
The revival meetings at the First
Christian church go right on. It Is
hoped that the Christian people of the
city will not be deterred by the
threatening weather this evening.
Mr. Snively will preach at 7:30 this
evening, his theme being: "God Is
Love." The ordinance of baptism
will be administer? 1 at the close of
the service. Mr. Senlff will have an
appropriate solo. Simultaneous pray-
er meetings Wednesday morning at
the homeB of J. W. Fauble, 227 South
Oklahoma avenue; S B. Penn 640 N.
Park Btreet, and J. N. Colo 536 North
For any case or Kidney. Bladder
or Rheumatic trouble Hall's Teias
Wonder can not cure If taken In
time and given a fair trial. On* bot-
Ue often perfects a cure. Sold bvalt
druggists or mall. $1. Send for tes-
timonials. Dr E. W. Hall, 232R Olive
Street. St. Tjoirte. Mn *
IS THE FOUNDATION
upon which largely depeuds your suc-
cess In life.
Ambition and Ability are often pow-
erless without money.
Have you saved your money!
A few dollars each week will soon
give you capital to start In business.
$1.00 starts an account at the
BANK OF COMMERCE
STATEMENT OF THE CONDITION
Oklahoma State Bank
NOVEMBER 10, 1910
Loans and Discounts $260,024 68
Overdrafts 6,010 11
Bonds and Warrants 34,442 41
Banking House Furniture and Fixtures 17,415 00
Cash and Sight Exchange 146,597 01
Total $464,499 21
Capital $ 60.000 M
Surplus and Profits 7,358 84
Deposits . 407,140 37
Tout $464,499 21
J, H. WARE
F. B. REED H. A. PIERSON, Cashier
W. A. MANN
DIN. GO THE
National News Association
Chicago, 111., Nov. 15.—Prices of
pork and beef have been reduced here
and at Boston, New York, Kansas
City anU other points, as a result of
heavy shipments. The cut is five
cents a pound here, and Boston re-
ports a reduction of twenty-five per
cent. Vegetables are also reported
much lower there.
St. Joseph, St. Louis, Omaha, Cin-
cinnati, Denver, Indianapolis all re-
port decreases of several cents a
pound In prices of fresh meats. The
packers have been cutting prices for
STATEMENT OF CONDITION
Shawnee National Bank
As made to the Comptroller of the Currency at the close of business
Thursday, Nov. 10th, 1910
Time Loans aud Discounts $ 463,041 J4
Banking House, Furniture and Fixtures 22,000 00
United States Bonds 60,000 00
Stocks and Securities 23,849 IS
Demand Loans I 79,709 63
Cnsh In Hnnk 121,144 97
Sight Exchange 469,lift 22 669,9X8 83
Capital Stock $50,000 00
Surplus 60,000 00
Undivided Profits 10,049 02 110,049 01.
Circulation Account 60,000 00
Deposits I^HW^JI U
The above statement 1b correct.
JNO. W. JONES, Cashier.
P. A. NORRIS
H. T. DOUGLAS Directors
J. M. AYDELOTTE
• THE WEATHER. •
• Kansas—Rain or snow tonight •
• or Wednesday. •
• Oklahoma—Cloudy, cooler to- *
• night with rain. •
THE FIRST PRINCIPLE OF THE MAR
RIED MAN SHOULD BE TO SAVE
It Is possible that lluck may play an important part In
the making of fortunes, but It has nothing to do wlti. for-
tunes accumulated rfom the savings of labor.
A bauk account, however, will be of assistance and the
young man or woman who will take this method of saving
from his or her salary #111 eventually reach the desired goal.
This bank we comes the accounts of those people who
are working on salary and have a desire to save part of It
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