The Record. (Noble, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 5, 1902 Page: 2 of 12
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fl. G. KVEKTON, Publisher.
OK I. A IIOM A AND INDIAN TERRITORY
The territorial school at Alva has
It is said that Pond Creek is to have
The Oklahoma Hoosicr society met
in Guthrie on May 22.
The heavy rain did much damage to
bridges and wagon roads about
Between Kingfisher and Reading 80
feet of the Kock Island railway was
Kay county farmers report the best
stand of oats and in better condition
than for years.
On Frank Flanders' farm near Nar-
din, a granary burned with 800 bushels
of grain in it.
•I. H. Wheeler has donated forty
acres southwest of Oklahoma City to
the city for a park.
Knid has sold its 840.000 bond issue
to Dorsey Dunn, of Wichita, and .1. B.
Ferguson, of Enid.
The Blackwell city council has grant-
ed a franchise to the Blackwell Gas
and Mineral company.
The annual encampment of the Ok-
lahoma National Guard will begin at
Kingfisher on August 14.
Arrangements are made for leasing
100 acres of school lands adjoining
Lawton for townsite purposes.
Thirty-one girls and five boys grad-
uated in the l'erry public schools from
a lower grade to the high school.
The A. it M. college won the prize in
the territorial Athletic contest by one
and a half points over Kingfisher.
Win. Curry, a Rock Island employe,
was caught between cars at Watonga
and had a leg and an arm broken.
Ex-United States Marshal C. II.
Thompson has nearly recovered from
the effects of the runaway in which
he was injured.
The convention of the firemen of the
two territories at Oklahoma City closed
with a ball. The next meeting is ap-
pointed at Ardmore.
The Sayre Gin and Milling company
has been granted a charter to do a
ginning, milling and planing business
also the manufacturing of ice.
A board of appraisers allowed Mrs.
Mrs. Alta M. Wood 820,000 for a right
of way through her claim adjoining
Lawton, for the Choctaw road.
The senate passed the public build-
ings bill with an amendment, giving
jf." 0,000 for a federal building at Okla-
homa City, the same amount as was in
the bill for Guthrie.
The board of county commissioners
of Comanche county have instructed
the county attorney to turn out of jail
such prisoners charged with minor of-
fenses, as in his judgment would re-
lieve tiie present crowded condition of
M. L. Moclv, assistant adjutant gen-
eral of tiie Oklahoma department of
the G. A. It., sums up his report with
the statement that there are 7G posts
in tiie department with a membership
of 1,723. Work of organizing posts in
the new counties will be pressed for-
Hon. Tom Wrong, of El Reno for-
merly of Concordia, Kas., has filed a
miner's claim near Rainy Mountain.
He elaims that he has the greatest lead
mine in the Southwest. Bob Curtis,
who lias lived among the Indians for
over itO years, says he has often molded
bullets from lead the Indians took from
South McAlester held a street fair
Samuel B. Wright, of Choctaw City,
has been appointed a railway mail
Vinita expects the Frisco and Katy
railroads will give the town a union
1 Sapulpa is elated over having a U. S.
district court and a commissioners'
The first train on the Choctaw, Okla-
homa ifc Gulf railroad reached Ard-
more last week.
John JSarth of Edmond, has twenty
prune trees that promise to bear a
bushel of prunes each this year.
The grand jury at Ardmore was dis-
charged Friday. It returned ninety
true bills and examined 278 witnesses.
Dr. J. W. Davenport, of Oakman, I.
T., is in jail at Ardmore charged with
the murder of Z. F. Wright, a mail
Twenty-two men have been arrested
and taken to Muskogee on the charge
of having taken part in the race war
Gas well No 1 at Tulsa caught fire
and caused a panic, especially among
strangers. The fire is charged to mis-
The Oklahoma Sunday School asso-
ciation met at Blackwell with a very
large attendance. The railroads made
a one fair rate.
Tom Culver, a young man at Ard-
more, was convicted and sentenced to
50 days in jail for stealing money from
a drawer at a restaurant.
During the carnival at South Mc-
Alester several 81 bills were passed as
810 silver certificates. They were well
worn and had been intentionally torn.
Captain Jack Ellis has finally sent
his resignation to Washington. He
has been on the Indian police for 16
years, reaching the highest position in
the department step by step.
Albert Crooks, a soldietof the regu-
lar army, while visiting relatives at
Vinita, committed suicide by jumping
into the Neosho river. He was sta-
tioned at Fort Leavenworth.
The Arkamsas Valley & Western
railroad has submitted a proposition
through the Sapulpa Commercial club
to the people to make Sapulpa the ter
minus of the Frisco extension from
The school land board will plat 80
acres of school land at Luther and
lease the lots for townsite purposes.
Bids will be received at Guthrie from
May 20 to June 10 for leases expiring
April 1, 1905.
The Elks' street fair at South Mc-
Alester was a success in point of at-
tendance. A special train brought 100
Elks from Muskogee to attend the fes-
tivities and to visit the new hall built
by the local Elks.
The abstract of the condition of the
national banks of Indian Territory at
the close of business on April 30, as
reported to the comptroller of the cur-
rency, shows the average reserve held
at 28.87 per cent, against 29.93 percent
on February 25; loans and discounts
increased from S(5,OGp,5G2 to $0,562,900;
gold coin from 8157,502 to 8188,427;
total specie from §345,454 to 8388,331;
lawful money reserve from 8511,285 to
$527,240; individual deposits from 85,-
438,320 to 85,574,980.
Willard Lilliridge has been arrested
on the charges of burning a railroad
bridge and of sending threatening let-
ters to the Santa Fe officials demand-
ing that 81,000 be left at a certain
place, with the declaration that more
property would be destroyed if the
money did not show up. He confesses
that he was in love and that the girl
would not marry him until he was able
to provide a home. He said he could
not wait long enough to earn the
money. He will have to wait a term
of years in prison.
ENGLISH PRESS COMMENT.
Never Seriously Expected the Independ-
ence of Cubs.
New York, May 27.—English press
comments on the inauguration of the
Cuban republic provide interesting
reading, cables the London corre-
spondent of the Tribune. The expec-
tation is generally expressed that the
infant republic will at no very remote
date be absorbed into the United
States on the ground that „he islanders
had proved their unfitness to govern
themselves when they had a fair trial.
The meaning of this is that few people
here ever seriously imagined that the
independence of Cuba would become
an accomplished fact, and although
the United States is heartily congratu-
lated on the fulfillment of its pledge,
most editorials suggest that Uncle Sam
would gladly welcome any opportunity
that will give him an excuse for adding
the Pearl of the Antilles to his prop-
er t v.
Kocliamheiiu Statue 1,'n veiled.
Washington, May 27.—Amid the en-
thusiastic demonstrations of a great
concourse of people, the superb bronze
statue of General Count De Rocham-
beau, who brought the forces of France
across the sea at the hour of greatest
peril in the American revolution was
unveiled. Seldom has an event pre-
sented so many brilliant features of
military pageantry. The French tri-
colors, the Stars and Stripes, the Mar-
seillaise and the Star Spangled banner
were intermingled and French and
American soldiers fraternized.
Noted Naval Officer Killed.
New York, May 27.—Captain George
Cowie, a well-known naval officer, who
served under Admiral Farragut in the
civil war, and was chief engineer on
the battleship Indiana in the war with
Spain, has been killed at Ilahway, N.
J., by an express train. He was stand-
ing on the track waiting for a train to
clear the crossing when the express
coming from the opposite direction
ran him down.
Verdict Against an Auto.
New York, Ma}r 27.—A jury before
Justice Freedman in the supreme court
returned a verdict for $3,125 against
Edward R. Thomas, a son of General
Samuel Thomas, and in favor of Frank
II. Tliies, whose son Henry, 7 years
old, was run down and killed by Ed-
ward R. Thomas' automobile, known
as the "WhiteGhost."
Another Town Destroyed.
London, May 23.—A dispatch to the
Times from Fort de France, Martini-
que, says that a jet of fire has destroy-
ed the town of Lecarbet, on the west
coast of Martinique, and that appre-
hension is felt for the safety of troops
who were detached on a special mission
to this town.
Pardon American Prisoner*.
Havana, May 24.—A bill will be
introduced in the house of representa-
tives providing pardon for all Ameri-
cans confined in prison awaiting trial.
It is expected that the house will take
favorable action in the matter. Cuban
sentiment is strongly in favor of the
A Newspaper Change.
Concordia, Kas, May 22.—Secretary
of State George A. Clark and George
Burroughs, owner of of the Daily and
Weekly Blade, have bought the Con-
cordia Empire of Sawhill & Kimball
and it will be consolidated with the
Blade, making oue Republican paper
for the citj' instead of two.
Half a Ticket Named.
Wichita, May 26.—The state conven-
tion of the Democratic party nominated
candidates for six places on the ticket
as given below. The rest of the ticket
was left vacant to be filled in by the
populist convention at Topeka on June
Prmgr— of Plague Id India.
In the Punjab the deaths from
plague now average nearly 70,000
monthly. The squirrel* at Hsssan,
Mysore, caught the disease aad have
been completely wiped out.
English and Iilib Lakes.
England has a deeper lake than any
in Ireland—Waikwater, In Cumber-
land, which Is 270 feet deep and never
freezes; but Ireland has the biggest
in the kingdom—Lough Neagli, which
covers nearly 100,000 acres and whose
waters wash five counties
season is in its first
THOSE WHO HAVE TIMED IT
will use no other. Dellanee Cold Water
Btarch has no equal In Quantity or Qual-
ity—16 ox. for 10 cents. Other brands
contain only 12 oz.
SUFFERED 25^ YEARS
With Catarrh of the Stomach—
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pressman Botkin, of Winfield, Kan. *
V-r V*v * * ■(•* vvvv!
In a recent letter tov Dr. Harlman,
Congressman Botkin says:
"My Dear Doctor—It gives me pleas-
ure to certify to the excellent curative
qualities of your medicines—Perunaand
Manalin. I have been alllicted more or
less for a quarter of a century with ca-
tarrh of the stomach and constipation.
A residence in Washingtonliasincreased
these troubles. A few bottles of your
medicine have given me almost com-
plete relief, and lam sure that a contin-
uation of them will etfect a permanent
cure."—J. D. Botkin.
Mr. L F. Verdery, a prominent real
estate agent of Augusta, (la., writes:
'•I have been a great sufferer from
ca turrhai dyspepsia. I tried many phy-
sicians, visited a good many springs,
but I believe Peruna has done more
for me than all of the above put
together. I feel like a new person."
L. F. Verdery.
The most common form of summer
catarrh is catarrh of the stomach. This
is generally known as dyspepsia. Pe-
ruua cures these cases like magic.
If you do not derive prompt and satis-
factory results from the use of Peruna,
write at once to Dr. Ilartman, giving a
full statement of your case, and he will
be pleased to give you his valuable, ad-
Address Dr. TTartman, President of
The Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus, O.
Cortioelli Silk sows smoothly; it ie always even
in size and always full length and full strength.
As Corticeili oost3 you K0 MORE than poor UIk,
why don't vou buy it? Abk your dealer for
Wail9 by Corticelli Silk Mills, Tloekkce, Maaa.
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Everton, H. G. The Record. (Noble, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 5, 1902, newspaper, June 5, 1902; Noble, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc106229/m1/2/?rotate=270: accessed September 16, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.