The Enid Weekly Wave. (Enid, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 10, No. 31, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 6, 1903 Page: 3 of 8
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i ■ Tu£sdav's Dai!J; «,A M, Wife 01.. S.dM, V,bU.
Traveling—A Victim ot Qu;ck
A letter from Mrs. Shoemaker says
, , , uox- Consumption.
that she and her baby boys are ba\ -
in^ra grand time in the inoutains at | One of those pitiful cases in the
| dark shadow of death occurred in the
j office of Doctors Baker ..V Way in
It seems th.it
Mrs. A. G. Boler, of I Lacy, only nine-
teen years of age,become a \ ictitii of
"quick consumption. Her young hus-
Boulder Colorado this week.
Mayor Linden is gradually reco\ er-
-i, „( this city this
ing from his very severe attack of i
in II amatory rheumatism. He has
been growing better since last Sat-
J. F. Darrough & Company of Pond
Crr ek purchased the undertaking
goods of the late Enid Furniture
band who idolized her, hoped to bene-
fit her through an overland trip to
the mountains of Colorado, but alas,
the disease had taken such hold that
Company at bankrupt sale yesterday, the trip was beyond the
and shipped the good^to Pond Creek.
Mr. Ed Trainer living south of the
city was in town to day declairing
that ciops and everything was lovely
011 his place Ed is one of those fellows
who never kick, unless he does in his
Mrs. J. T. Hampy and daughter
Miss Ada, of Sweet Springs, Mo., are
visiting their son and brother, Mr.
W. F. Hampy on North 12th Street.
They will tarry in Enid for some
While the people of Oklahoma,
Kansas, Missouri and other points
are going to Colorado to escape the
summer heat the old Coloradoian
knows of something better, he hikes
out to Alaska where he knows he
will strike a genuine coolness.
of the frail one. They had reached
Cullison. Kansas, when the wife grew
much worse and the trip was aban-
doned. The overland rig was aban-
doned and they returned to Enid yes-
terday, enroute to Lacy," arriving
here at o'clock yesterday \after-
noon, too late to take the branch
train to Lacy. They put up at the
St. Joe hotel and this morning called
for a cab to go to the depot to con-
tinue their journey home. In con-
veying the sick woman to the cab
the young husband i iscovered] that
his wife was dying. Insead of driv-
ing to the depot he ordered the driv-
"er to go to the office of Doctors Bak-
er and Way quickly, hoping that
something might be done .'.to revive
his loved one.
Another Guthrie Dream.
The Guthrie Leader has had an-
other dream concerning the D. I .
& G It. P.. This time the spir s
seem to tell the Leader man that the
road was a "Katy Line." It seems
strange that the Guthrie fellows can-
not get it into their heads that the
D. E. & G. is just what its name in-
dicates the Denver, Enid .V Gulf rail-
road. The evidence the Leader gives
to sustain its dream is the simple
fact that the depot at Knid is paint-
ed green and yellow. That is.avtry
rich and'-arestatement which must
Jiave been included in the dream as
the road has not constructed a per-
manent depot at this point as yet.
The Leader will lie compelled to
dream again, or guess''again. When
the D E. & G. is finished from Puget
Sound to the Gulf of Mexico we pre-
sume our friends at Guthrie will call
it a Giuld or Rockefeller system, not
being able to believe that the road
knows its right name. Katy, the
dear old Missouri, Kansas and Texas
girl has nothing whatever to do with
the Enid line.
Walter Ferguson the governor's
son has accepted a position on the
Kansas City Journal. Now if he is
given the job of making territorial
paragraphs he may show some of the
She died soon after j secrets within the mystic maze of
the doctor's office, j politics that would astonish some
to-morrow will b>'
Sold only in In-er-seal Packages
For the best Ginger Sn^ps baked say Zu ZU
MATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY
'tVhal Enid Needs
Sliort Corn Crop Expected.
When it comes to straight for-
ward straight up and up newspaper
busine s and the very latest iocal
news tin: WAVE leads, and always 1
has led. When it comes to stale plate,
freight telegraph, hurrah, lottery
schemes and free circulation the
Boiler Plate Buzzard leads. P. S.—
The B. P. B. leads in mortgages; the
W VE Unfortunately is not mortgag-
ed for On red cent or white nickle.
Mr and Mrs W. F. Hampy have
requested the use of these col'- trs to
express their deep felt than** for
the sympathy and kindness of friends
and neighbors during the sickness
and death of their beloved baby.
Nothing could be done to check the politicians, for he has the courage
inevitable desolution. Mr. Holes . t,f his convictions.—Guthrie Register
cou d not be reconciled to the fact The bo> may have "the courage of
that his wife was dead, his grief was j kin convictions" but his papa has not
pitiful indeed. As papa is enjoying the mystic maze
The body was placed in charge of j 0f politics it is not likely that he
Undertaker Penniman and will be ; has educated his son to give the old
shipped to Lacy for burial. i ni n awa\.
Be it said right now that people j world for
too far gone with lung trouble should he knows
not attempt an overland trip to the j jn regard
mountains. Of course, if the disease exposes,
is not too far advanced the trip will]
help, but otherwise it simply hastens
death as in this case.
JohnGaiobie pays the
all he knows, but
a great deal more
tu the world than he
BACTERIA FOR FARMERS.
Nobody ever saw a girl buggy
ridding with a one-armed man.
It makes a woman almost as mad to
find a long hair on her husband's
coat as it does him to find one in the
The queer things a woman wears
don't j uzzle a man as much as why
she does it.
On the bathing beach in the day-
time and in the ball-room in the even-
ing the summer girl comes pretty
near to giving away, in one day,
about all the secrets there are about
a woman's m ike-up.
When a mother approves' a man
who is interested in her daughter it is
a sign she would like to pad the gate
where they say good night.
In response to an invitation', thirty
ladies, members of the G. A. it. chap-
eroned by Mrs. Jordan availed them-
selves of the opportunity to spend
a day at the country h*me of Mrs.
Allen's three and one half miles
southeast of town.
On arriving at the farm we were
met by Mrs. Allen and Mrs. Hiat who
gave us a welcome we shall long re-
The afternoon was spent in sight
seeing, until we were called to the
dining room where one of the finest
suppers it had ever been our lot to
partake awaited us. After doing
ample justice to Mrs. Allen's cooking
we adjourned to the yard where the
moon light was enjoyed until 10
o'clock Our memories reverted to
childhood days and we were all young
again. Many many thanks to Mrs.
Alu n for causing us one of the hap-
piest experiences of our life.
For many years the Agricultural
Department has made it a rule to
distribute gratuitously rare seeds for
for the use of farmers; it has now
announced that it is willing to place
at the disposal of agriculturists, bac-
teria which will enrich the soil. It is
the purpose of the department to send
out bacteria which will assist in the
protection of leguminous plants, such
as clover, peas, beans, and locust
trees. The bacteria which will en-
rich the soil, it is the purpose of the
bacteria to change the air into a
nitre.'e which can be eas ly digested
by the plant. Of particular service
will these bacteria be in the growing
The corn crop of the United Stater-
will be short this year according to
the statements of Secretary or Agri-
cultural Wilson, who has just return-
ed to Washington froin^a tour of the
states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa
Minnesota and two Dakotas.
"The abnormally cool,weather,
he said, "has retarded the develop-
ment of the corn cop. Along the
valleys during high water the crop
was destroyed and on the level lands
that have been saturated the corn
will not mature. The best corn is
along the dry rolling lands, but.even
there the cool season has prevented
the crop from being what it should
be at this time. We may have an
average crop if the weather in the
j future i- favorable, but if it contin-
ues cold it is hard to say to what ex-
tent there will be a shortage. The
grass crop will be the finest for many
years. The cool weather has favor-
ed the growth of oats, wheat barley
and that class of produce. The
wheat crop is generaly good: Alto-
gether the outlook for the farmer is
good. We have been paying $*,000-
000 for macaroni, we are growing all
our own macaroni this year."
If it wasn't for the personal, in
, dividual and political wrangle going j
i on in this territory there would be
uelay in securing statehood.
Towns are fighting for an advantage,
men are lighting for an advantage, i
political parties are lighting for at
advantage and as the republican con
gres: don't care very much whether ,
Oklahoma Is admitted with or with-1
,).it the Indian Territory they take |
^vantage of the continual wrangle j
■ r let. us remain a territory.
The federal office-holding, gangs
a.*e undoubtedly lighting statehood
on the quiet. No doubt they are
working with that silent messenger
called the pen to defeat any kind of
statehood. Of course, they dare not
oppose statehood openly but they
.il never have ;< complete
.factory telej hone system
'lie present Kansas country
town company. Country town mono-
j poiiats are the worst kind in the
orUi The Bell Telephone company
i will I n a complete telephone cir-
cuit In if the people of Knid will
eucn age them to do so. The pres-
ent se. .ice is simply awful and
promise to remain about the same
utile-- i competing line comes in to
relieve the people. People wh • have
a mor.'. 'tily arc generally souIcns and
cold blooded. The Southwestern
; Phone company is an extreme -ain-
I pie of a souless monopoly. They
1 are not up to date on anything t*ut
j prompt collections, andthey don't
ask whether their service had been
are keeping up the food tight aecret-1 satUfactory or even thank you for
ly. However, Judge Irwin makesno ' tht tr, tl,ey collect from jou.
bones about showing his hand and j
Judge Beauchamp changes the sub-
ject to crops or the weather when he Dr. a <■ Mrs. J. J. Richarcum, twe
' s approached on the subject. If all Mis- L.orathj Flynn, have returned
tatehood conventions were cut out | from a edding tour in Europe. TI*
Repair The Roads.
and all seilish newspaper yap was cut
out there might be ai chance for
statehood during the approaching
session of congress. The people of
Oklahoma are more to blame for the
failure of the last statehood bill than
any other agency on earth except
the Atlantic coast states. The strug-
gle is likened unto two four horse
teams pulling against one another.
Tiiey do lots of snorting, kicking
The Right Remedy.
An Old Shirt Tale.
The Alva Courier wants to know
what to do with some of the streets
in that town that are three hundred
feet wide. Reserve a thirty foot
driveway in the center and take one
hundred and thirty-five feet on either
side for walks and parking. It would
beat a narrow street out of sight.
No, the Eagle is not right in its
recommendatioh. It seems that the
taxpayer never has a friend in any
newspaper, except the Way s. Here
in Enid we are suffering with streets
in the residence and business portion
the city entirely too wide for
beauty or any practlcle pu pose ex
cept taxation to keep them graded
up as fast as the wind blows them
out. All the streets in the original
Knid townslte are 100 feet wide,
around the square they are 150 feet
wide. Our plan to abate this unnec-
essary waste of land would be to re.
organize the platt cutting all resi-
dence streets to 80 feet and business
streets 100 feet selling the 20 feet
surplus on the residence streets and
the 50 feet surplus on the business
streets at the market price turning
the monev over to the street com-
missioner to make the enormous
cuts and tills on the narrow streets
that are left. This plan would fur
nlsh revenue for the city.
A young man residing in Enid re-
cently purchased a shirt which was
manufactured iu the east. Rolled up
Inside of it he found a note from a
young lady who had worked on it, in
which she said she would be pleased
to correspond with the buyer of the
shirt, provided he was matronially
inclined. Of course the young man
answered it on perfumed paper and
used his rosiest language stating how
glad he would be to marry. In a
abort time he received an answer
stating that the young woman had
now been married three years and
had two children. Upon investiga-
tion to find out why he was to late,
it was all explained by the fact that
the shirt had lain on the shelves, of
the local dealer for several years.
As he did not advertise.
Police Court News
Yesterday quite a herd of the down
trodden blackman went before his
honor Judge Roach charged with
various misdemeanors in the way of
disturbing the peace and fluiet of
the city. One negro was fined to the
tune of SIC. cost and all. The bal-
ance were in the usual happy condi-
tion, nothing but watermellon seeds
in their pockets. The court gave
the whole her3 but a few short min-
utes to skip the town and the police
were kind enough to show them the
way. A few white hoboes, without
any visable means of existance in
the great struggle of life were treat-
ed likewise aud they followed the
same o d trail south, however a few
g ided north.
Bad roads are causing more or less
trouble all over the territory. Now
that the farmers are endeavoring to
haul their stuff to market, they are
commencing to feel this condition
most keenly. Nearly every country I and pulling, but the strength of one
paper in the territory has made re-1 kills the other, and, there you are
marks upon the] Jsubject. General
Miles delivered himself upon the pro-
position and it would seem time for
the farmers themselves to take '.he
r.ous illness of Mrs. Richardson's
,.n,:. cut their trip shorter tt in
the happy couple had intended.
subject in hand.
That story in regard to See Porter
Johnston studying for the ministry
•s enough to start a malaria fever
The idea of a ministcrof the gospel
circulating lies. A Guthrie minister
has lieen circulating the Guthrie
Capital for over a year past. IH*
congregation compelled tilm t«> ie-
sign and be born again.
The darkest hour in any yn. ng
man'- life is whei he sits do*-> to
study how to get money without hon-
estly earning it.
Out in Washington state there is
a mountain named Thunder Mountain
when one citizens tells another to "go
to thunder" he hikes out for said
Mrs. Major Gellett, of the Ameri-
Jtidgt Merrick is a candidate for
secretary of the Wcrlds Fair com-
mission. If the Judge don't get some-
thing soon he will have another fit
1 before the dog days arc over. When pin00K vl lUB Dau«
I the Judge bites he bites hard and ! tlng anlmately the while,
the sufferer feels as if a mosquito had j Ea^h of them carried a purse.
The Modern Fun in 1h.
Th four beauteous young tl>Wp
lined up at an avenue soda fountain.
When they had been served wllfc
tmir chocolate ice creams they sat doM
and partook of the same slowly, obafr
The county commissioners are in glasses on the counter, they all
can volunteers, has gone to Nebraska.1
Major Gellett, himself has been in
bad health for several months and | session today listening the usual
is off duty on a furlough.< j troubles surrounding the obtaining
.=se? ! of liquor license. This time the
Jim Lewis who was recently shot trouble came from Bison. TheV. a\E
When they had disposed of I
chocolate ice creams, and placed
A Strike Threatteoed.
Syl Dixon in Evidence.
Syl Dixon says he always has
pants patterns cut out with a circle
saw to fit the bow of his legs. By the
way, Syl is given to humorous sayings
somewhat. For instance he says he
one time fried meat by a prairie lire
—following the receding flames with
his frying pan, When the meat was
cooked he says he was three miles
D is whispered around town that a
general strike of railroad employees
is about to be sprung which accounts
for the railroad companies ri-fus'ng
to furnish cars to move the wheat
crop It Ib also noticed that the
various lines are makiug a. spec al
effort to move all loaded cars i > the
It would be pertic.ularly unfortunate
for the country in general should the
railway lines be tied up at this time,
but it is always at such a time that
strikes are enaugurated. However
it would not interfere with those
fellows who Intend holding their
wheat for 91.00 per bushel.
The farmers in many counties in
Oklahoma are organizing to sell
their own grain. The millers arc al-
ready organized and there Is liable to
be a meeting of two irresista ble
by an offiter w hen trying to effect an
escape near Anadarko, was the
father of a boy of that name banged
four years ago at Wichita Falls, Kans.
on a charge of murder.
The cardinals had takeu six ballots
at last report without resulting in a ! t;on
choice for Pope. If the republican;
administration of America had charge !
of that election it would result in the |
election of Roosevelt or Mark Hanna !
in the 7th ballott.
ha* observed that nine out of ten of
the remonstrances against the issu-
ance of liquor lisence does not come
from temperance people, half the
time the fight is enaugerated by
ieal us competers and the other half
through some sort of business objec-
Lawton Enterprise: Tom Fra/ier
the criminal degenerate who last
j spring attempted to assault the
daughter of one of Lawtons most
: respected citizens, has been making
Governor Thomas Bollver Fergu- a diligent effort to cut his way out of
son commander in chief of the mili
tary and marine forces of Oklahoma
has issued his order calling the army
and navy together at Guthrie at a
date not yet fixed. Very appropriate
place for the seat of war. Guthrie
looks more like south Africa than
any to*n in the new world except
the county jail. For a time he rest
ed . asily but when he knew to a cer-
tainity that he would be unab'.e to
gpt bail he made up his mind to take
any risk to gain his liberty. This
morning a careful search of the cells
was made aud secreted in a pair of
old trousers belonging to him a steel
saw was found.
Now, to make this little narr®tt|B
dovetail in with the cut-and-drled
maa of humorist* who have been
this sort of thing for a great
years, all of these four beauteous yonlg
things should be made to dig frantlCBlj!
Into their purses. Each of them ibwP
bo nf** to *ay, "Deed, I think yovfat
real mean if you don't let mi pay'-" tt
"Gracious sakea alive, let me
treat!" Then they should bo repreMOt-
td as having a desperate time in tryly
to yank the money out ot their pock^-
books, and they should be portrayo4 jp
watching each other craftily out of
Ulla of their eyes and putting up «r"
and divers kinks that are known to
prlie ring as sparring for wind, to w
end that the one succumbing int fr
competed to dig up the price of
chocolate lee creams.
Th above is all right, and nlu 0N%
•vtn It It was first worked wh«n "
111. was king, but-
yrhen these four beautwui
creatures had finished with their
lata ice creams they Just walkad
Tou see, the one who had due u®*
lb! choealate ice creams had been
If pushed up l.o the caahier's desk
thsy came in and she had to bWjPj
i„da checks la adiana*—WaehlafBIH
PWL .... saA:.'
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