The Spencer Siftings (Spencer, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, July 17, 1908 Page: 4 of 8
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EDITORIAL AND NEWS NOTES
We prime thin week the announce-
ment* of several gentlemen who are
looking for preferment at the prima-
ries to be held 3 a Tuesday, August 4.
The voters hat- the privilege of tak-
ing the!,- Choice.
'Oklahoma secured considerable
glory oat of the big democratic con-
vention at Denver. Evidently the
older states regard the 46th state as
a very precocious youngster. Hut It
is all right. Oklahoma will be able
to show the rest a few good things In
regard to politics and buslnes*.
TO COMPLETE CIRCLE
Chlof Charles Post, of Oklahoma
»Mty, has ordered his jwllcemen to
arrest anyone who Is found driving on
the wrong Bide of the street or leav-
ing their vehicle facing In the wrong [
direction. The order came out after
the chief had warned a few of the
drivera, and he Intents to enforce the
Battleships Leave Ban Francisco to
Finish Cruise Around the World
SAN FRANCISCO: The Atlantic
battleship fleet sailed July 7. There
were fifteen Ships in the line, led by
Rear Admiral 8perry’s flagship Con-
necticut, the Nebraska being detached
and sent to the Angel island quaran-
tine station because of an outbreak
of scarlet fever aboard. 8ho will re-
join the fleet at Honolulu.
There was no ceremony about the
sailing of the fleet. Promptly at 2
o'clock the signal went up on the Con-
necticut and anchors were hoisted.
The Connecticut slowly got under way
and led the column out through Col-
den Cate and set a course southwest-
ward for Honolulu, where the ships
will arrive on July 1* for a week's
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Charged with a statutory offense,
committed upou the person of Jennie
l-rodkaman, near Choctaw City, Wed-
nesday, W. D Jftlomptca, age 32, Is in
the county Jail, awaiting his prejimln
To Celebrate Removal of Restrictions
( GUTHRIE: Oklahomans will cele-
brate July 27. the day when the remov-
al of restrictions from 9,000,000 aorea
of Indian lands will become effective.
Acting Governor Bellamy has Issued
a proclamation declaring a holiday on
that date', and also making it a “red
letter day,” when all commercial or-
ganisations and other bodies are ask
ed to Join In celebrating the event b
writing letters to other states, lpvit-
Ing outsiders to come to Oklahoma.
At Muskogee, the center of the area
C . I
Two For One
Read our offer of the Oklahoma
Farm Journal and your Home
Both For One Dollar
OKLAHOMA CITY MARKETS.
STri *per:today- Ai «•*rv^X ed™r
though the father of the girl had a
warrant sworn out at Spencer for
Thompson, It Is stoutly maintained by
Thompson that the girl not only is 16
or 18 years of age. but that she know
ingly entered Into the relations —Ok-
lahoman, Friday, July 17.
al of restrictions, a big celebration
will commence on the 27th and con-
tinue all the week.
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Ran Away With Another’s Wife
FREDERICK: Charged with assault
with the Intent to kill, Jumping his
bond and eloping with another man's
‘ Farmers at this period or the year ?'fe’ Harry Mll,1*an of Tuscola, III.,
are certain of what the harvest will S” arreatad by 8heriff Warier,
be " ,u> f v ». , i Neither he nor the woman with whom
**£*■<: V. Topping who receive, he wa, llvlnK deBled ldentUy. Th<.v
f y rei’ortB fPOm a,! sections ol are being held pending the arrival of
Oklahoma as secretary of the Okla- an Illinois officer.
homa Export company. “Corn has ______
grown to a stage where nothing but S . „ .
an unheard of early freer would «r ; of^ Jau,*verafe “«*”“>
feet iL while oats cotnm mr.ir ,, ,8a out of ,’30 ««*l»lered voters the
1TjJZTi-m,‘ *nd P**-** l-'-vU,., lor . .......
HARVEY O. GARRISON, Democratic Candidate for Sheriff of
(This notice is published free and with pleasure.)
We are'very much pleased to print, this week, the above likeness or
Harvey D. Garrison, at present sheriff of Oklahoma County, having been
appointed to succeed to the office after the tragic death of his father, the
late Geo. W. Garrison, who was killed by Alf. Hunter, the negro murderer.
Harvey D. Garrison is a young man of manly qualities. He is fearless in
the discharge of the duties of (he office ho holds. He is married, yet he
has taken upon himself the care oT younger brothers and sisters, the leg-
acy left him by his lerfler. Harvey l). Garrison will, ir elected, serve the
county well and faithfully. —h. W. SMITH.
<Thes*’ figures are corrected weekly
by the Max Hahn Packing House.)
The following prices prevailed at
the local stock yards yesterday:
Heifers ............,. 2.50
Cows .......... 2.25
Steers ................ 2.50
Bulls ................. 1.50
GRAIN AND HAY.
Prairie hay ..........$8.00 to $10.00
I Kafir corn, per bushel .........60
Oklahoma ; 0ats ..........................&0
% to the
OKLAHOMA CITY PRODUCE CO
Eggs, Live and Dressed Poultry
404 W. 2d. St. Oklahoma City
DR. B. A. HALL.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Rooms 526-528 Bassett Bldfl-
PHONES: Office 3699-X. Res. 3699-Y
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA.
(Prices furnished by the Oklahoma
City Produce Co.. n>4 W. 8econd St.)
Hens, ]b. ....................07
; Roosters, each ................15
Fresh eggs, case count ..........4.0." I
pasturage are beyond Injury.
"The farmer is busiest with wheal
threshing at this period, and through-
out the statu threshing outfits are ut
work. The uallqty of the grain is ex-
traordinarily good and the yield is sat-
OKLAHOMA COUNTY INSTITUTE.
The Oklahoma county normal insti-
tute now In session at the high school
building in Oklahoma City is the eigh
teenth annual session, and will con
tlnus until July 30. The enrollment
has exceeded expectations, and is the
largest ever held except the one vf
1908. At this time there are 131 white
teachers and 70 colored teachers, n
total of 201. As there are only 97
white teacheri. In tfie county, it is evi
dent that a number of outsiders are
present taking advantage of the splen-
did facilities of this institute.
Tha different departments are un-
der capable instructors, being in such
hands aB Proiessors Taylor, Cress well,
Lipplncott, Derrick, Marshall and VV1
County Superintendent Mary D.
Couch has arranged for a teachers’
reunion to be held at one of the
churches of the city.
One or the good things of the insti-
tute will be an address "Homely Vis
ions and Versions,” by Mr. Franklin
Rbdisill, and teachers should he espe-
cially interested in this feature. This
will be on Tuesday evening, July 21.
Mrs. 8. C. Cosner, special represen-
tative of the Oklahoma School Herald,
Is in attendance at the Institute In
interests of the Herald and will
be pleased to have the teachers look
her up and subscribe to the official
organ of the state teachers.
tor the Installation of municipal Im-
provements and building a school
house was carried. When the bonds
have been sold the city's bonded In-
debtedness will reach $82,000, but the
era of Purcell's great advancement
was begun. The council has can
vassed the vote and au advertisement
for bids Is being prepared.
PIPE LINE CASE CBIfTIMKO
OUSTER SUIT BY WEST
YOU WANT A BUSINESS COL-
We have two scholarships for sale.
TIME SET FOR JULY 27 UNDER
C. G. Jones, $10.
We are authorized to announce Hon.
C. G. Jones, of Oklahoma City, pres-
ent incumbent, as a candidate for rep-
resenta11ve-at-largo to the Oklahoma
legislature from Oklahoma comity,
subject, to the republican primary,
August 4, 1908.
The Attorney General Starts Action
Against Oil Company
GUTHRIE: Attorney General West
in the district coart of Logan county
filed suit to compel the Prairie Oil
I and Gas company to relinquish all its
J holdings and oil wells in the
(HEM'S ATTORNEY El THE HEARING r*at,° an,i rc“callv * ns
business other than the actual trana-
(portatlon and refining or crude jietro-
teum. He asks that the surrender be
made subject to regulations made in
Drauohon xlvea contracts, backed by chain
Of 30 Oolloges, (300,000.00 capital, and 19
year* success, lo secure positions antler
reasonable conditions or refund f
petitors, by not
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One for Hills' Business College* I ^„^tlo'n,'To7ce,l7thut
One for Draughon's Practical Busi-! uookXeepinir in TilltEK months than they
!ks College. do in SIX. Inaugiion can convince YOU.
ness College. , - ----- -
You can take a book-keeping course,- SHORlnAND l nfteff' States
■ cent of the
West Protests Against Plea That the
H. D. Garrison, $10.
We are authorized to announce
Harvey D. Uarrison, of Oklahoma
City, present incumbent, son of Geo.
W. Garrison, as a candidate for sher-
iff of Oklahoma county, subject to
the democratic primary. ^August
A. W. McWilliams, $10.00.
We are authorized to announce Hon.
A. W. McWilliams of Oklahoma City
as a candidate for Sheriff of Oklahoma
County, subject to the republican pri
mary, August 4, 1908.
Jack Spain, $10.
We arc authorized to
Jack Spain, of Oklahoma City, as u
candidate for sheriff of Oklahoma
county, subject to the republican pri-
mary, August 4, 1908.
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Governor Had Not Sufficient Time
to Investigate—Injunction Shah
Stand During Continuance
GUTHRIK: Continuance lu the case
of the state against the Prairie Oil
& Gas company was granted by Dis-
trict .Judge A. H. Huston until July
27, when the pnrtien, under the »&rfo-
ment, will appear for trial.
Attorney General West, who recent-
ly secured a temporary injunction
against the Prairie company restrain-
ing further Construction on the pipe
line after it had traversed Washing-
ton county from Caney, Kansas, ap-
peared for the state. George I. Ram-
sey, of Muskogee, and J. H. Burford,
of this city, represented the Prairie,
while O. T. Smith, law clerk In the
governor's office, appeared for Acting
Mr. West protested against Mr.
Smith's plea that the case should be
continued on the ground that Gover-
nor Haskell has not had sufficient
time to make an Investigation of the
matter and rather Ironically suggest-
ed that the governor had previously
declared his acquaintance with the
The importance of the agreement
between the Prairie and Mr, West re-
sulting in the continuance is that the
case shall remain status quo, that is,
the Injunction shall stand, the Prairie
shall not seek a writ of prohibition
or seek to have the case transferred
from Logan county.
This last point was considered of
special import by the attorney gener-
al and he expresed himself as being
pleased with the agreement.
Kvidnce of the intense interest ta-
ken by the small oil producers was
the presence of Attorney J. J. Shea,
of Bartlesville, who represented a
number of well kuown independent
The petition charges the company
with already having warranted the
forfeiture of its corporate rights in
Oklahoma and demands that it be
forced to live up to its obligations In
the transportation of oil and that it
be MujutueJ from "the unlawful own-
ing, operating and producing of oil
along its said pipe lines and trans-
porting same over its said pipe ‘lines,
and that it be required to dispose of
said oil wells, oil lands, interests in
and titles thereto under such terms
and regulations as the court may pre-
The suit Is filed under two provi-
sions of the constitution enlarged
upon by subsequent laws. One pro-
vides that no public service corpora-
tion shall own any land except such
as is necessary for the conduct of its
business as a public service corpora-
tion. The other provision prohibits
public service corporations from con-
ducting a business that brings it in
direct competition with a like busi-
ness conducted by its patrons. This
point also is covered by the Hepburn
or you c3n
We can arrange for you to take
BOTH COURSES If you desire to do
RIGHT NOW is the time to enroll.
The colleges CANNOT SUPPLY the
demands made upon them. Just as
soon as you complete the course you
can step into a position paying any-
where from $50 to $90 per month
IT'S WORTH WHILE, and the busi-
ness world wants workers, wants
BRAINY young men and young wo-
Write us AT ONCE and we will tell
you all about it.
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Oklahoma City, Okla.
the stenographic “ 7hVsystem m ThoVu.a™'
teaches, because they know It la Til E IIKS'I
FOR FREK CATALOGUE and booklet “Why
Learn Telegraphy?” which explain all,
on or write J.no. JIhaughojv, President
PRACTICAL BUSINESS COLLEGE
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OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA.
GET THE GENUINE
m non roo# hens ur. more?
SIMPLY BECAUSE THEY
ARE LICE INFESTED
Therefore you should use CHAD'S
LICE KILER. Full information with
AI] poulty arc actually lousy? Hens
lose their vitality and become sick be-
cause of the body lice that torment
them. All the relief she gets is by
picking the lice off herself and swal-
lowing them. This is the only cause
of Cholera among hens and young
There are many remedies on the
market purporting to rid hens of lice.
Do these measure up to their claims?
Mine does, and promptly. My ex-
tenninator kills body lice on Hens,
Horses, Cattle and Hogs, or Fleas on
Dogs, kills Mites, Bed Bugs, Flies.
Ticks, Roaches and any small insects.
Oklahoma Tent & Awning Co.
Awnings, Tents and all Kinds ol Canvas Goods
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PETITIONS ARE THROWN OUT
Ten Republicans and Five Democrats
Fail in Number of Names
GUTHRIE: Official figures given
cut by the state election board show
that the petitions of ten republicans
and five democrats candidates for
nomination as members of the legisla-
ture have been thrown out on account
of an insufficiency of signatures. The
petitions of nine, including that of J.
B. Thompson, of Pauls Valley, chair-
“ ‘ man of the democratic state central
committee, were withdrawn. Mr.
Thompson was a candidate f?r the
legislature from Garvin county.
In these counties there are no re-
publican candidates for representa-
tive: Beckham, Choctaw, Delaware,
Garvin (three petitions thrown out),
Greer, Jefferson, Johnston, Latimer.
Love, Marshal, Pontotoc, Stephens.
MRS. KERN SORRY IT’S SO
Appreciates the Honor, but Thinks of
Her Husband's Health
IXDf AN A POLIS, IN’D.: Mrs. John
W. Kern, wife of the nominee for vice
president, when notified or the nomi- __________ „I1U „„ smau Jrsect(i
nation of her husband at Denver, was Flies will not light on horses cows
haSToen^”h^edr rdrn- r «»y -»«»•> Where°nths ‘ScSe
i bad hoped, said she, "you would, is applied,
give me the good news that Mr. Kern j Instantly applied, no handling or
bad not been nominated. I, of course, poultry or confining them. No paint-
Yr Kern but ^ C°.nfe,'^d UP°" jln* th« he" housj. Five mi mites
whiiSiab \ ™nnot understand j work with tilts insecticide will rid one
ihm ™ m °nS at.fenver have a,ise» hund^d hens of all lice. Have pity
that would cause him to have accept- on iwor suffering biddy by extermin-
ed the nomination.
"Mr. Kern has injured his health in
the past campaigns by his activity and
he means vastly more to me than any
‘Olitical honors. I am sincerely sorry
although 1 suppose 1 should not say
LEHIGH: Tne government pros-
pecting party which has been operat-
ing on the searegsted land near Le-'
high for some time, has struck two!
Alleged Slayer May Prove Alibi
LAWTON: R. G. Wade, the travel-
ing salesman who was arrested Sat-
urday evening iu Walter, charged
filth the murder of his former wife,
Ada Reichter. iu Hot Springs, Ark.,
and filth kidnaping their 9 year old
daughter, was brought to Lawton by
City Marshal N. Jones, of Walter.
Jones refused, however, to turn Wade
over to the county officers, and after
permitting the prisoner to secure affi-
davits here to establish his alibi re-
turned to Walter, leaving Wade with
friends here on his honor to await the
action of Arkansas officers. Wade
says he has known nothing of his
wife's whereabouts for two years and
offers a reward for the return of his
daughter, supposed to be kidnapped
ating these pests and she will respond
with two eggs where you are now
getting but one, besdes you don’t
want to feed com to lice.
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