New-State Tribune. (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 24, 1911 Page: 2 of 16
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New-State Tribune. Thursday, August 24. 1911.
wh«n the Interstate Commerce com-
mission announced a suspension until
December 18 next, on packing house
rates from Oklahoma City to Kansas
points, -which were to have become
effective on August 18, -whereby the
railroadB sought to advance the rates
from Oklahoma from six to sixteen
cents a hundred pounds, thus prac-
tically putting the Oklahoma City
packing plants out of business. The
scheme was an attempt by the rail-
roads to discriminate against Okla-
homa City to the advantage of Kansas
City packeries. In the meantime the
whole rate situation will be carefully
thrashed out at Oklahoma City on
September 11, when Commissioner
Prouty will conduct a hearing into
the live stock and packing house pro-
ducts rates to and from Oklahoma
Waukomts, ae racaivar of tha Guthrla STORAGE BATTERY CAR
FOR MUSKOGEE INTERURBAN
Among the recent Oklahoma vlsl-
tors in Washington were Attorney T. |
Muskogee, Okla., Aug. 23.—The first
Edison storage battery interurban car
! A. Smith, Pawhuska; Candy Mink, uD |,e 0perated in Oklahoma will soon
I Stillwater; Thos. Tucker, John Grass, recejve(j by tbe peoples Electric
Moody; Mr. and Mrs. Joe B. Bartlett, j Rajiway company, with which ex-Gov-
Tulsa; Mr. and Mrs. John J. Hubbard, j ernor c. N. Haskell is prominently
Afton; Judge W. A. Chase, Nowata, 1 j(jeI1tifled, for use on its new Musko-
Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Holt, Shawnee, , gee.port Gibson line. The car is now
Judge and Mrs. J. R. Keaton, Okla- j enrou^e t0 Muskogee from the Edison
honm City; John Knox, Perry. 1 piant at Silver Lake, N. J„ and will
- ] probably be placed in commission in
Congressman James S. Davenport | about a month. By that time the en-
has invited Gov. Wilson of New Jer- J tire new line will have been complet-
sey to be the guest of Tulsa during | e(j,
the Tulsa county fair, October 16-21. jn a reeent test conducted along the
Erie railroad out of New York the car
President Taft still has under ad-
visement the acceptance of an invita-
tion to visit the state fair at Okla-
homa City on September 27.
Senator Gore has accepted an invi-
tation to attend the outing and bar-
becue of the Woodrow Wilson Demo-
cratic club, at the Interstate fair at
Trenton, N. Y., August 23.
The senate has confirmed the ap-
pointment of Dr. Hugh L. Scott, of
th« line in which it will be placed in
service and also the names of Mus-
kogee and Fort Gibson at the time the
tests were made on the Erie lines.
The Peoples Railway company will
probably give their attention next to
an extension to Tahlequah. Okmul-
gee, Tulsa and Sapulpa will be in-
cluded in future work, according to
the present plans, and it will prob-
ably not be many months before the
whole eastern part of Oklahoma is
pretty well blanketed with interurban
lines controlled by Haskell and his
Miss Julia, the 14-year-old daugh-
ter of Congressman Charles D. Car-
demonstrated its ability to negotiate
a two and one-half percent grade at
ter, of Ardmore, is convalescing from j a Sp<*ed of twenty-two miles per hour,
an attack of typhoid fever. on the level it made thirty-five miles
per hour. Two hundred cells of A-six
Additional postal savings desposi-
tories for Oklahoma have been desig-
nated at Nowata and Miami.
Major General Leonard Wood, chief
of Staff, U. S. army, will pay a visit
to Fort Sill, early in September to in-
vestigate the condition of the Apache
prisoners of war and devise a plan
for the establishment of the school
of musketry at that post.
JACK LOVE AT CEMENT
Thursday Col. Jack Love made an
absorbing address on the work of the
Corporation commission that held the
closest attention of all his hearers and
pleased them all. He showed the com-
mission to us as our big brother fight-
ing the battles of the common people
with the corporations and forcing
them to the square deal. Everybody
likes him. The Courier will at an
early day publish his speech on this
storage battery are used and the
power consumption by the big motors
is only 650 watts per car mile which
is considered by electrical experts to
be very low'.
During the experiments a number
of New York newspaper men were in joplin Business College graduates
vited to be present and as a result have no ^ry weather—bad crop wor-
Muskogee and the new interurban re- rjea_ ^ sure salary beats a chance
ceived considerable publicity. The crop. Notes accepted for tuitiou.
outside of the car bore the name of New term September 4.
Outdoor Gymnastics—Free Movements
Oklahoma’s Big Preparatory School and School of Commerce
tne courses onerea oy me state umveisuy ^ * “ . —0TV rT . -V---T Ti
co-operation with the University of Chicago, Missouri State University, Kansas State University, and all
similar institutions. Four splendid buildings, campus of 20 acres of shade and lawn, 150,000 acres tor
building endowment fund, faculty of 28 university and college trained teachers.
The Commercial departments have been eliminated from the State Normals. This depaitment was
made larger and stronger than ever in the University Preparatory School. Strong departments in
English History, Foreign Languages, Biological and Physical Sciences, Domestic Science Drawing and
Art, Voice, Piano, Manual Training, and Oratory. Finest gymnasium building in the Southwest. Indoor
track and swimming pool. Every department thoroughly equipped.
School Opens September 12, 1911. For Catalogue Address
LYNN GLOVER, President, Tonkawa, Oklahoma
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Haskell, Charles N. New-State Tribune. (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 24, 1911, newspaper, August 24, 1911; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc937313/m1/2/: accessed May 23, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.