The Enid Weekly Wave. (Enid, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 5, No. 44, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 3, 1898 Page: 3 of 8
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Places Por Holding ElectUns.
The Board of County Commission-
ers met this the 1st day <>f November,
1898, in special sessio.i for the pur-
pose of designating polling places
and appomtiug inspectors for the
coming election, Tuesday, November
Present, 3. H. Pettrs. chairman,
J. C. Dillon and V. J. Conaghan.
The inspectors with polling places
in the various townships are as fol-
Marshall township, L. D. Groom in-
spector, southeast i sec. 17.
Reed township, Harrison Sawyer in-
spector, usual voting place.
Flynn township, S. P. Snyder inspec-
tor, Cowan school house.
Osborn tp„ H. K. Roads inspector,
Creen school house
Sumner tp., J. B. Roark inspector,
usual voting place.
Washington tp., B. E. Dillon inspec-
tor, southeast i sec. 21, Zangweh,
Wood tp., J. E. Bowman inspector
northeast i sec. 21.
Otte- tp., J. B. F. Hunt inspector,
northwest i sec. 14.
Skeleton tp., J. P. Cox .nspector
Banks school house.
Hackberry tp., W m. Beltoti inspec-
tor, southwest i sec. 15.
Waukomis tp., R. H. Shepherd in
spector, lot 15, blk. 17, Waukomis
Sheridan tp., J. R. Vickers inspector
southeast 1 sec. 10.
Olive tp., W. H. Blaisdeli inspector
northeast i sec. 15.
Lincoln tp., S. Searcy inspector,
southeast i sec. 10.
Patterson tp., Frank Pickeril insp c-
ton, northweat i sec. 15.
Enid tp., Allen Sams inspector,
northwest i sec. 22.
Enid City Precinct 17, John C. Moore
inspector, lot 10 blk. .11, Moore s
Enid City Precinct If, Werth Gan-
non inspector, office Gannon &
Garland tp., J. C. Watt inspector,
southeast J sec. 15.
Logan tp., W. T. Stoalabarger in-
spector, southwest i sec. 15.
Grant tp., E. Hume inspector, south-
west i sec. 14.
Allison to., T. J. Zediker inspector,
southwest i sec. 22.
Union tp., .T. W. Corlett inspector,
southwest i sec. 15.
North Enid tp., M. E. Shockley in-
spector, northwest 1 sec. 22.
Norm Enid City, James Hutton in-
pector, usual voting place.
Banner tp., T. A. wilson inspector,
usual voting place.
Hobart tp., A. Munro inspector,
Blaine tp., G. N. Disney inspector,
southeast i sec. 22.
Noble v;p., J. A. Pennington inspec-
tor, school house, dist. No. 4.
Buffalo tp., M. C. Race inspector,
usual voting place.
Kremlin tp., D. D. Hcag inspector,
Kremlin school house.
Keowee tp., John W. Vest inspector,
Pleasant Plains school house.
McKinley tp., C. T. Shannen inspec-
tor, usual voting place.
There being no other business be
fore t his Board the same is adjourned.
S. H. Peters, Chairman.
Attest. Jas. A. Taggart, Cu. Clerk
By B. F. Buffington, Dept.
THE TATE TRIAL.
The AcoisaJ F . und no
From Tuesday's Daily.
The trial of Alonza S. fate for the
killing of Chris Weiler on the 2lst
day of October came to a close last
night about 9:30 o'clock after Judge
Donavan had addressed the jury in
behalf of the territory. This morn-
ing at 9 o'clock the jury filed into
cou: t with a verdict of not guilty. |
It is reported that the jury came to!
a verdict soon after reaching their
room, sealed it. up as per instructions
and returned to their homes. As
usual their verdict surprises souie and
suits others; men never act or think
alike yet this jury thought that the
defendant was justified in the killing.
The verdict is hoth just and unjust.
The !^<v allow - men to protect them-
scIv - trom anassanlt wich intent to
kill or (.o bodily injury, when there
escape from it. There are
thousand of men in Garfield county
who would notj have killed Chris
Weiler under those circumstances
yet t h^r© ire many others who woulu
have acted just like I ate did.
It seems to us that Mr, Tate was
strong enough to grab Chris Weiler,
who was a small man like Hub Craw-
ford, and held him off, yes, even tied
him, but he didn't do so and the law
didn't require him to do so when
Weiler was approaching with an
open knife in his hand, threatening
to rip him open. A man takes his
life in his hand when he approaches
another with a deadly weapon
threatening to kill or do great bodily
harm, right there he becomes
outlaw under the statues and if he is
killed by the man who he is threat
eningit is recognized as justifiable
homicide. However, society will al-
ways hold Mr. Tate responsible to a
certain extent for that killing as it
is quite plain that he could have
avoided it. Mr. Chris Weiler, the
unfortunate man, slain on that
bloody afternoon, was one of the best
citizens of Garfield county, being
both industrious and frugal. His
family prosecuted the slayer of the
husband and father with all the
vigor good council could provide
them, yet it was decreed that Tate
should go free.
Mrs. Squire Lyle recently returned
from an extended visit among her
children and other relatives in Ohio,
and of course she enjoyed her visit
very much. During her absence
Judge Lyle erected a nice new cot
tage house tor her on the farm.
She did not know a thing about the
new house until she reached the
farm and was ushered iuto ii.
in its subtlety. It lies hidden for
years in the ambush of the blood,
and when it strikes it voids its
venom alike on strength and
beauty, disfiguring the one and
undermining the other.
is a specific for scrofula in its
worst and most malignant forms.
Scrofula is a blood disease. Ayer's
Sarsaparilla is a blood purifying
medicine. Mineral medicines only
drive scrofula below the surface.
Dr. J. C. Ayer's Sarsaparilla is a
vegetable remedy and it eradicates
the disease. There is no remedy
for scrofula equal to Ayer's Sarsa-
" I was cured of a iong-standing case of
scrofula by Dr. J. C. Ayer's Sarsaparilla.
The disease first manifested itself when I
was a chili by breaking out in red blotches
all over my body. I was not free from the
trouble until I took several bottles of
Ayer's Sarsaparilla. That effected a per-
manent cure." —Mrs. E. H. Snyder, Lehigh-
A Good Razor Strap.
A Fine pocket knife.
A target rifle cheap-
A10,12 or 16-9a shot gun,
A cyclone washing machine.
A bird cage.
A New Home Sewing Machine.
A HAND MADE Harness-
Window Glass. Paints and Oils.
Frantz Hardware Store,
West side Square.
Cromwell all Right.
The latest report from the bedside
of Mr. \V. O. Cromwell is to the ef-
fect that he is tnuch better and out
.if danger and will be about in a few
The Enid Wave on Its own motion;
on it own responsibility: without
solicitation or coertion, saved the
county of Garfield about nine hun-
dred dollars In the last ten months
and we did not lose any money doing
it. Now, give the wave the credit
;t deserves as a true county reformer;
a paper that has practiced reform
while It preached reform. Don't
ctve the credit in these premises to
Con air h an and Peters, but just where
Percy Glaze as chaiiman of the
D-vnocratlc County Central commit-
t e, has made no mistake in this
campaign. He has had numerous
ii'iarrels to heal and he succeeded
admirably. Gla/.a is the making of a
lirat class politician of integrity.
After a ooodler like Bray his been
kicked out of his party, beaten on
every turn of his political career,
downed in his attempt *.0 prevent the
re nomination of Peters and Cona-
ghau; downed on his ambition for
oflice; the central committee taken
away from his craven clutch and even
forced to make bogus sale of his
paper to fool Peters and Conaghan.
but not withstanding all these things
darned if he didn't horse radish the
thing just right, to fool 'em.
Yesterday afternoon all the pris
oners convicted during the present
term of court were brought before
Judge McAtee for sentence. Joseph
Drury was given 99 years which
means a life time as per verdict of
the jury. John Crandall was sen-
tenced to 10 years, Jack Monroe 8
years, and Stewart, convicted of
stealing a cow, I year in jail.
The \\ AVE is quite sure that Cran-
dall's sentence was too severe, a? it
is a grave question whether he
really knew his wife s infidelity to
himself and children: he don't show
even ordinary intelligence.
The district court started in on
the Webb vs. Gibson criminal trial
yesterday morning, but owing to the
sickness of Mrs. Webb an important
witness the case was continued un-
til the next term of court.
The west side watch box city
police was mysterously removed from
in front of the Wave office la t
night. The police while watching
the wave man closely didn't like
the location of tne bo x.
The Klondike saloon was painted
with some sort of hot stuff hallowe'en
nisr hi. Uncle Georges objections
were distinctly heard at Waukomis
and he said as much about hell and
demnation as the average preacher
There are live sickly things bark-
ing at the wave's heels. What are
they'? That is. something for the
public to figure, out and name to
Klrst published Oct. 27,, 1898, the Wave,
To Wlioxn It may Concern.
Notice Is 1 eieby itlvon Unit Wm. A, Wtlaoii
fllod on the S5th day of Oct. A, D. 1888, his
petition for a license to retail malt uplrltpus
and vinous liquors lot 4. blk. 18 In the vill-
age of Waukomis,i Garfield eounty Oklalio-
ma territory, and that unlessobtactlon to the
same, as required by law, brfllojl by the lsth
(lav of Nov. A. I). 1898, said petition will be
Raid. O. T. Oct. Sfc 189b. _ .
J As. A. TAOUAttr, County Clerk
The following article was handed
to the Wave for publication by a
democrft. hence, we publish it. We
know nothing positive as to the truth
of the charges therein contained
against Anderson but we do know
that if they are true Anderson
should not be posing as a candidate
for Probate Judge. Pair minded
men only should be elected to judi-
cial positions and the Democratic
party as a mass abhors fraud. The
article charges .Anderson with
bribery as follows.
Mr. Win. Anderson, candidate for
Probate Judge, who has been charg-
ed with buying outright his nomina-
tion, has refused to accept the offer
made bv the Enid Eagle, to-wit:-to
submit to the truth of the charge t >
committee selected from the Dem-
ocratic and populist central com-
mittee. It will be an easy matter
for Mr. Anderson to disprove this
charge if untrue, He need not pro-
duce affidavits from the persons
whose votes he bought but an un-
sworn statement from disinterest-
ed people will be sufficient. The
facts charged against him are as
follows; That prior to the vote in
the convention on Probate Judge
Mr. Anderson went to one of the
officers of the Citizen Bank of Enid
with a delegate and showed a check
for thirty dollars stating to the bank
that if the three delegates named
should vote for Anderson then the
checlc was to be paid.
Second:—That after the conven
tion he Anderson went with these
delegates to Mr. Harlan and told him
to pay it, that it was alright. That
these dele^ales divided the swag
there in the presence of Mr. Harlan
and others. That the check came
into the Citizen Bank; that im-
mediately afterwards Anderson went
to the Bank and took up this bribery-
check and gave the bank another mi
Now Mr. Anderson a written state-
ment from the officers of the bank
that you did not do these things and
a written statement from Bert Bal-
dockand Mr. Harlan, who was pres-
ent when you authorized Mr. Harlan
to pay the check, will be sufficient
to satisfy your Democratic and pop-
ulist friends. The failure to obtain
these statements will be taken as a
confession of your gnil t.
Don't undertake to ignore this
and palm off any affidavits of these
men you bought.
It is also so stated that you wrote
Mr. Prank Fegar to carry three
townships for you at a cost of $200.
00. Get ;■ statement from Mr. Fegar
If this is not true.
LEGISLATIVE HALL LEASEU
Guthrie, Nov. l.-Secretary Jen-
kins today leased the building of the
Coyle Mercantile company tor the
use of the next legislative assembly
This building is large and commo
dious and conveniently located near
the corner of Harrison avenue and
Second street. The building will he
thoroughly repaired and remodeled
o every necessity, of 1'
Are uoii done Flowin
At the a nual plowing match held at wheatland, Ills.
Sept. I7 thi n ear. this was the verdict.
''The Bradley X rays Su]liy plow, made
by the David Bradley Mfg- Co., Bradley, Ills.,
first premium, silver cup for best plowing
TRY IT. We will keep the best of the class always.
A full line of buggies and surries.
Sandwich corn snellers.
None better on earth.
Your coal costs you nothing
more than a fair psofit for handling and you get full
weight every time. Pump?, tanks and fixtures, best as
well as cheapest at
Tnnneson & Mick.
Corner Third and E street.
H. E. Diehl & Co.
Dealers in all kinds of shelf hardware, tinware, stoves, etc.
Pumps, Mowing machines, Plows
Windmills, Grain drills Harness.
Corn shellers, Disks.
Come and see us
when in need of anything in our line. We aim to please,
Opera house block, Snid, O. T.
a new room or
old one in any
stvle don't miss examining S. L. Keegail
& Co'S.I'irge s'o.-lc. Quality, style and prices
^4--: •• !"5- -J* 'j +
deoartment is complete; caskets of all grades
SIS on hand. A funeral director furnished when de-
*ired' S. U, KKvBlGrAN &i'Go.
Enid, Okla. North side of square.
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Isenberg, J. L. The Enid Weekly Wave. (Enid, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 5, No. 44, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 3, 1898, newspaper, November 3, 1898; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc112088/m1/3/: accessed December 10, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.