The Blackwell Sun. (Blackwell, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 9, No. 52, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 2, 1904 Page: 1 of 8
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The Blackwell Sun.
BLACKWELL, KAY COUNTY, O. T., THURSDAY, .'I NK 2. 11*04.
DEMOCRATS MEET DOG SOUP FEAST IT IS A DISGRACE A FINE OUTINC HONOR THE DEAD A DEMOCRAT DAT
A Adopt an Unusually
Indian* Indulging in a Fas-
ENDORSE WM. BUCHHOLZ TWENTY-TWO CANINES AT THE WORLD S FAIR ON THE CHIKASKIA RIVEP FLOWERS AND ORATORY BUCHHOU A DELEGATE
And Organize th* County
Will B*- On the Savory Bill
The democratic party of Kay coun
ty, at its convention in thlNCity Wed
nesday, went upon record as favoring
tiie ultimate sale of the school lands
and indemnity lands, tlie resolution
to that effect beinr adopted unani-
mously, there being not a single vote
against it. The most spirited contest
in the convention aroee over the en-
dorsement of a candidate for delegate
to the national convention, the con-
test being between Wm. Buchhol/. of
Blackwell township, and M. Hamlin,
editor (>f the Democrat Herald, of
Newkirk, the ballot resulting in the
endorsement of Buchhol/, which upon
mot ion of .1. L. Roberson, of Newkirk,
was made unanimous.
After Mr. Buchhol/.'s nomination
h id been made unanimous, it was de-
cided that he should name his own
delegates, which lie did as follows:
Dale township, Thomas Hill: Ponca
City. O. F Keck, A. C. Smith: New
kirk, C. L. Pinkhani, J. L. Roberson,
Tlieo Williams: Lowe township,
Walter Franks. William Fox; Rock
Falls,Tbomas Oreen:Renfrow. William
Roberts. F. M. Wiles: Carlisle, Lew
Weythman; Weston, J A. Klubai.gh:
Tonkawa township. George Scliatx:
Black well township .1. .1. Carson. Al.
Savage: Blackwell. R. A Neff. A O
Lund, G. W. Hines; at large. D. S.
Rose: Newkirk township, George Fen
ton: Round Grove, Ed Manly; Kiw
City. C L. Mhidler.
The rule# f >r governing the prima-
ry election were then read and adopt-
ed, the time for holding the priuiaiy
election having been set for August
Ttie committee on resolutions then
presented its report, and the follow
ing was unanimously adopted as the
Wt, the DemiKTutH of Kiy county, nkli>
Horn a Territory, in convention
hereby renew our fwith in the prioctple»of
iMmocricy *4 enuncinted by the founder of
the Democratic party, and w«* hereby re-
Afttrm our allftfiance to the Kan*** City
platform, a* being e»|>r**«**ive of old time
We point with pride to the edetent and
honest record of the democratic official* of
tills county, and their auedeaaful effort* to
auard well the interest.* of thec<»uuty
We condemn the liepuhlican party for it*
continued delay in admit! ing Okluhouia and
Indian Territory a* one wtate Into the Un-
ion. and for vl-ilatintf it** repeated pr'itm*?*
made in It* national platform**, concerning
the admUnion of territories. W# favor the
admission of Oklahoma and Indian Territo-
ry «s one *t it**, a* provided in the so called
H 1 mi It on bill, hot we conclemn the purti»un
feature* of the said hill, by which the flec-
tion machinery and the formation of elec-
tion districts, for the lir*t election, i* placed
in the hand* of Kepuhllcua Federal .loduc*.
and other Kepiibllcuu appointee*
Wecondemn the Republican party in the
national house of representatives, for de-
nying the Democratic members thereof the
right to offer antendu eut-a to the said state-
hood bill* *0 that the unfair and partisan
feature* of said bill uiiuht tie stricken out,
t hereby forcing the democratic member* to
vide afainst the bill as a whole, or vote for
the h II with its parti*au provision*.
Relieving that the ureate*t prosperity
and happme** exist* in the community
Stroud, O. T., May. 27—A sumptu-
ous dog soup feast is billed to take
plat e In the Indian township, nine-
teen miles north of Stroud, today, to-
morrow and Sunday. Twenty-two
curs have been fattened fur the savory
occasion The barkers will be choked
to death with sharp boards. The dog
flesh will be boiled about thirteen
hours. The smoked venison of six
deer will also be devoured, scores of
chickens, turkeys and some calves
will be eaten. The semi religious,
intensely secret Otterskin hand will
initiate a new convert into the mys-
teries of the great Spirit’s medicines.
Hundreds of whites will attend the
heathen camp meeting.
Is What is Said of Oklahoma'■Company I> and the* Signa
Corpsi in Camp
An Effort Being Made to Fix
Music, Dress Parade and a
Good Time Generally.
Guthrie, Okla., May :*l. The terri-
torial board of education is investigat-
ing the charges, as made by editor
Jerre Johnson of the Newkirk Repub-
lican News-Journal, and others, that
the educati mal display at St Ljuis Is
for from being what it should, and the j under command of Captain Frank
board Is endeavoring also to locate ! Robertson, who was alao officer of the
the blame, if there is any. The great- day, with Lieutenant Frank McLaury
Company I> and the Signal Corps
begin their encampment Sunday
At a comp iratively early hour the
company under command of Captain
Kltie Wright, and the signal Corps
Decoration Day is Appropri
Pay Tribute to Memory of
01 tht Fsrmirs Coopcittivt Shipping Associa-
tion in Town
er portion of the time during the
hoard’s recent meeting on Saturday
last was devoted to this subject and at
the noon hour the hoard had failed to
locate the blame.
The educational display was provid-
ed under the direct charge of Terri-1
torial Superintendent Baxter, with]
the assistance of such other teachers
throughout the territory as lie should
designate with the boards approval. It
will be remembered that he went to
St. Louis about the time the exposi-
tion opened, to install the display,and
as officer >f the guard, Lieutenant
Vllott, Pr cost Marshal: Lieutenant
Peck, assistant l’rov st Marshal: mar-
ched to the <-amping ground on the
bank of the Obtckaskia river near the
fair grounds, and pitched their tents.
The morning looked foreboding,
and the weather had t lie prospect of
storming, but toward the afternoon
the clouds broke away and the sun
came out The afternoon proved all
that could be wished The recent
rain had cooled and puritted the at-
mosphere. and the fragrance from the
James Butler of Kin.* is City, presi-
dent of the Farmers' Cooperative
Shipping Association,stopped in town
un his way from Ford, Kansas, where
a new organization has been formed
and an elevator has been contracted
for. He was on hie wav to Salt Fork,
where he was to organize an associa-
tion today. He will be in HunttW
Friday where the farmers desire to
build an elevator, hut require a little
assistance in raising the necessary
In speaking ot the amount of busi-
ness done by tbe association during
tiie pa-t year, Mr Butler stated that
they had handled over 2.000.0HO bush-
els of wheat and done9.1,000.ODo worth
of business. The associat ion has de-
clared a dividend of eight per cent on
all stock and will have a good ship-
ping dividend to pa; back to the stock
bidders. Mr Butler feels greatly en-
couraged over the prospects of the av
social ton, and looks for better things
this year than they had last year,
though there Is no room for complaint
on the score of success. He feels de-
cidedly optimistic with reference to
the future of the association.
that his expenses while there— because , trees and vegetation that permeated
he went there to install the display the air, combined to render the day
Mtiltr and Wily will Return to
on Auguit I.
A personal letter to the editor trom
Dr D. W. Miller, dated New York,
May 2oth. has been received, in which
the d'x-tor says *1 have spent a profit
abb- season in my medical pursuits,
and am thinking of my return to
Blackwell again ere long. I received
t lie degree'Gculi et aurls chlrurgus’
on May tilth. Tiie New York Opli
tlialmlc Hospital is t he only college In
America having tiie power to grant
this degree. We shall go to Philadel-
phia to begin a post graduate course
in the Philadelphia Polyclinic, on
wherein the grester number »>f tiie people May JOth, We have enjoyed the time
own ilour iioiiu--. wi- Uenuiim-e s- un-Anii-ri- spent here, and have seen some of tiie
•-sii soil iiiuii-moerstii! any .-(f,.ri toward. c(tvv amusements and point* of in-
-*titl>ll*hiiiir * »y«U*m of perpel i ml tenancy J * » »»
upon our wclioul ami Imlemnit v Uml», there- I 11 < >
f(ir^ |H. it Tbe doctor, who ia aucum ponied by
It wolvt-i Tli.it we favor, a»*o<»n aaprat - 1 bis wife, further states that they ex*
Health*. aft«*r Oklahoma Iwom** u *tau*. .>erl lo arr|Ve fcnme by August 1st,
the enactment aultabla lawa by
our UqrUluture, proridinff for the ultimate!
silt* iif *eclIon* thirteen. *l\teeti. thirty*
three. thlrty-*l\. and all Indemnity latiJ*,
irlvinir the leaaee the preference rliflit there-
to, protecting lit fit to the vtlue of hit Ini*
provemeui*. an«l at the name time throwl*)*
« ofiHfUMrd around our publle *diool fund
Re it further Ke*olve«l: That we favor.
■At the next WplOII of tbe Ittf i*l:if tire, the
etta* tnient of ia law protecting the le*»ee In
tiie value of III* improveiiient*. anti »Im> de*
tft til niff the dutle* of the *cl»ool laud tioard.
providing fora n» >r** *atUfaetory *y*tem of
appraisement and the ttxlngof rental price*,
anti further providing a method ot appeal
fr mu all tin a! decision* of the «choo| laud
Re It further Ue*olved. That we favor the
abolishment of our pre*eut poll tax nyatrm.
and favor in lieu thereof the adoption of a
dtreet tax for public road purpose*, to the
end that We may have better public road*,
and that the co*t of tnatntalnlu<r *ai<l road*
w ll fall equally upon ail who are benefit-
At (he coiiclusiiin of tiie convention
ttie c unty central committee met
end organized tiv electing as chairmen
Wm. Phelps, of Round Grove town
ship; secretary, Robert Rader, ot
Newkirk; treasurer, George Hines, of
were burn by tiie territory.
In speaking of the display Saturday,
one member of the board admitted
that the display ia nut yet in order,
hut lie could not tell who is to blame.
Mr. Baxter spent several days there
at the territory’s expense to superin-
tend the placing of the educational
exhibit, and tiie people of tbe terri-
tory supposed It was in readiness to
lie viewed by the great crowds who
are visiting there. Now it is being
ascertained that the display Is not In
place, is meagre in proportion to what
it should be and as one editor who re-
turned from St Louis expressed It.‘‘It
is a disgrace to the territory."
ME BUTTED IN.
A Scdatt Editor Monkey* with * tloute Clean-
Tom McDowell is sore. Not in spir-
it hut in body. He gut gay this return-
ing. in fact entirely too gay for a
sedate editor, and as a result is re-
penting at leisure the fully that Ins
an ideal one.
Tiie most of tiie foren -on wa.>taken
up in pitching tents and getting ready
for dinner. This was followed by a
company drill shortly after :< o'clock
the company was addressed by Rev.
Cromwell, and while tiie buys were
out for a little outing, it is not too
much to say that they all gave tiie
most respectful attention to tiie words
of tiie reverend speaker. At five
o’clock the organization ruirchedto
the muse- of tiie band to the race
track w!,e ,i tress paride w is held,
that was witnessed by a large number
of ladies and gentlemen who had come
to vtsit the boys in tiie camp At six
o’clock the company marched back
to camp and ate a substantial supper
such as soldiers in the field don't of-
During the aftern oon tiie band
played a number of patriotic airs that
tendered to enlivan the occasion and
give it additional zest.
In justice to the members i f tbe
company it is proper to mention that
the inspection of the arm*, accoutre-
ments, etc., found everything in per-
A platoon of Company D was over
Impetuous strenuoiity rushed him
into. Hi. wife began cleaning house j f^xardin and eleVen of the’ Signal
this morning, and Tom recklessly’but-1 (.(,r((N ,.mme under d(mcu,tte# ,r„m
Private Soldier Post No. 62. 0. A.
R and the Woman's Relief Corps
celebrated Decoration Day in*an ap
propriate and fitting manner.
The members of the Post and the
Woman’s Relief Corps gathered a'
Grand Army Hall at #:•'!») o’clock The
band was present and played a selec-
tion in front of tiie Hall. Tiie pro
cession was formed with a wagon bear
ing a monument in tiie shape of a
broken column witli tiie band follow
ing. After this came tiie grand army,
ami the Woman's Relief Corps, with
a tiring squad of Company D bringing
up the rear. Then came the carriages
of the cltiz.ans.
The procession marched to tiie
Crescent Hotel, where the veterans
and Woman's Relief Corps took ve
hit le> arid proceeded to the cemetery.
Here tiie ii*ual ceremony on such oc
casions. took place. Revs. Woodward
and Spillman officiating as clergymen
The members of tiie post proceeded
to decorate the graves of their dead
comrades. Many other graves were
decorated by the friends of those wlii
were buried there.
There is one Confederate buried in
the cemetery, but no one could iden-
tify ills grave. There was one ex-Con
federate in the prosesslun, J. B Brlz-
endine. who was a member of John
Morgan’s command. The loving duty
of scattering flowers on tiie graves
having been performed, tiie tiring
squad tired a volley over tiie little
grass covered mounds and decoration
was over Tiie procession catue hack
to town and disbanded for dinner.
At 1;30 o'clock the crowd began to
a*semble in tbe opera house, and by
2 00 o’clock every seat was taken.
The stage was handsomely decora
ted witli flowers end bunting. In tbe
front seats the members of theG. A
R. were sested and just behind them
th* Women’s Relief Corps.
The band played "Flee as a Bird’
and ‘ Nearer M v God to Thee," while
waiting for Judge Brown, of Newkirk
who wis to make the speech of the
occasion. Shortly efter 2 o’clock he
arrived, and was received with great
applause. He was introduced by Post
He ripped up a carpet, dragged It
out iti the hack yard, hung it over a
wire clothes line and prepared for
business. After stripping down to a
lighting condition, he armed himself I xrumpter »«ereii»uV7ate'if_thVtwV
Anaffarko Overflowing With
the Sons of Democracy.
To the National Democratic
Convention at St. Louie.
Anadarko, Okla.. June 1.—Aaadarko
is full to overflowing with democrats
tonight who have gathered for the
territorial convention tomorrow.
They have been swarming in on every
train today preparatory to pushing
the claim* of their respective candi-
dates for a place in the delegation to
the St, Louis convention and for
national committeeman. Sentiment
seems to favor an uninstructed dele-
gation to tiie national convention and
a brief platform.
A disposition exists among the can •
dates for national delegates to make
no slates which include the national
committeeman contest. Four candi-
dates for national committeeman are
Judge R Billups, Washita county;
W. D Cardwell, Custer: l’aul Nesbit,
Blaine: Jaa. Jacobs, Pottawatomie.
There Is considerable talk of making
Judge Kagleton of Pawnee national
Tiie delegates to tbe ntalonal con •
vention will probably he Roy E. Staf-
ford,Judge W. L Eagletoo, Jos John-
son, Wm. Buchholz, G. W. Bellamy,
McRunyan, W. J. Oaudell, Worden O.
Black, F. J. Gentry, Wm. Tilghmao,
Tiie ofllcers of the convention are
about agreed upon aa foilowa: D. B.
Welty of Roger Mills, temporary
chairman; T. M Handford. Day coun -
ty, temporary secretary; Judge Car-
penter of Greer county, permanent
chairman; Miles Judge, Kingfisher
county, permanent secretary.
with an old broom and prepared to ty.MV«nth |nfantrv. ,|.o from the
knock ail the dust out of that car|»et p|,||[ppine!)
with just one swipe. After warning a special invitation wa* Lsued to
the children ami all other spectators |he m,,„lt)ers to atteud church in a
to get back out of the range of all ^ evenlnK :lt t„e Chtlst.an
possible danger, he took a hitch at his ,hurrlu wh„e Rev z. A. Harris
Commander Voris, and delivered one
Tonkawa. as they had to walk in st of | of the most elixiuent end patriotic ad
the way. on account of the mud. dresses ever heard in Blackwell. He
Among the guests wh i were present held the attention of tiie audience
were IJuartermester Sergeant Kane, while lie drew glowing word pictures
from tiie Philippine Islands, and ' of the scenes through which the sold-
iers of tiie civil war passed He told
their regards to a.l their friends here
A Junior Socnl.
The Junior B. Y. P. I" gave a so-
cial entertainment at tiie residence
of Mrs. Frank Realty on east Bridge
avenue, Thursday night. Tiie ground*
were heaiitifluly Illuminated and pn
sen ted an attractive appearanoe.
There was a large party present and ii
most delightful evening was spent
Tiie hostess, Miss Beatty demonstra
ted tiiat she knew how to entertain.
Refreshments consisting of dellciou*
Ice cream and cake were served.
Miss Myrtle West rendered some
very beautiful selections. Alao llttl*
Freda Peck charmed tiie Oompam
with her musical talent.
A large number of teachers liav
tiled their applications witli thi
school hoard for positions In tin
tri users, spat on Ins hands, seized tiie
broomstick and drew It back for tbe
preached his first sermon since his ar-
rival in the city. The invitation was
accepted and the members though
There was just an Instant s P<*u*b , not oMlKed t„ d<1 s0. attended church
followed by the swish or the broom a. ||u, back t„ tlme f„r
It cut a circle in the atmosphere. „.e hoys got away with
There Is no telling what would have
of tiie hardships, of the privations, of
the sufferings on tiie tield of battle
and in tiie hospital*. Hut these men
whose valor wasbeingeommemorated,
hid undergone for their country.
At the closa of tbe address tlie
speaker was greeted with round after
round of applause. The vast audi-
ence tiled out as the band played an-
other selection and Decoration Day
far l#11 was over.
mess pork, beans, hard tuck and cof-
fee. and tiie soundness with which
they slept Iti their t**nts proved that
tiie outing was fuod for them In more
ways than one.
Today tiie routine duty was about
the same, with the addition of target
practice witli theKrag Jorgensen ri-
fle by tiie members of Company D.
and witli the revolver by tiie mem-
ber* ol the Signal Corps.
Of course t here were drills in move-
ments and the nianuel of arms and
other un lit ary discipline, such as fa-
tigue duty. etc., that took up tiie day.
Tha encampment was a eoeceaa and
tiie Giya are all the better for their
At the Christian church in Ibe eve-
ning, (there were no services In tbe
morning every sent was taken and
many were standing. Rev. /. A. Har-
ris preached Ills initial sermon to tils
new charge. It was a fine effort
chiefly devoted to faith In tiie Huvior.
Among tiie congregation wero tiie
lias recently been discharged, who' members of company I) and the signal
has anything good to say for Presl- Oorp* The sermon was an excellent
lent Roosevelt. Unfortunately for <f*o, and was heard with closest atten-
ds accidency, the American soldier tloo After the general congregation
read* and keeps p<wted on tbe trend I had been dlamlaeed the member* re-
if public events | aumed and partook of communion.
happened to that carpet had Tom
landed on It. But through a derect in
Tom's range tinder lie had mis-alcu-
lated his proximity to the carpet, and,
us a result, lie missed tiie carpet just
about two feet. He hud gained such
momentum that he couldn’t atop, and
when lie tried to kick on tiie air It
wouldn’t work. As a result he Hew
arouud like a top, with the velocity
of u dynamo, until lie fell ovet a dog
and tore up a whole lettuce lied witli
tiie back of his neck, while the tinora
sailed over tiie fence and went
through a neighbor's window.
At tiie hour of going to press tills
evening that carpet was still hanging
on the clothesline, while all day T- tu
lias been vigorously at work preparing
an article for the next issue of his pa-
per, wherein lie sets forth tiie urgent
demand of along-suffering public for
some Inventive genius to come to the
rescue of mankind by an automatic
It is difficult to And a soldier. wh >
It having pleated Ike God of battle*
to remove oar worthy comrade S. M.
Robinson from the fast diminishing
raoks ot Private Soldier Poat No 02
G. A. R , to that eternal Grand Army
from whose roll call liters is no es-
Rssolved:—That we, his remataiog
comrades, would reverently bow to
the will of Him who doeth all things
well. And having nothing of thia
world's consolation to offer, we can
only sincerely aympathiz.e with our
deceased comrade's relatives and
friends In the loss we have all sustain-
ed, and point to the eternal great I
Am, who alone can give consolation
in time of greatest need.
Done by order of tbe Post.
Cua*. Day, Committtee.
What h is not been common hereto-
fore in Blackwell, in the way of lar-
ceny. lias recently grown so frequent,
that bicycle owners are not safe In
leaving their wheela where they can
be stolen. Bicycle t helves are getting
to he as plentiful a* chicken thieves so
much so that bicycle repair shops in
every town throughout tbe territory
are receiving cards discriptive of
bicycles that have been stolen. One
man in Blackwell took his wheel to a
repairshopand bad newnresput on it.
He left It out soon after. iod when he
went to get It be found that tiie new
tires were st Jen. Don’t leave *our
bicycle out if you dun't waut it
Mr* iitary G «nn> * Duth.
Mrs. Henry Glenny died Tuesday,
at her home south-west of town.
She was the wife of Henry Glenny, a
well to do and highly respected farm-
er. The funeral service took —— ■
place at tiie chur b near the Glenny Frank Stoddard has returned from
home at 10 o’clock Wednesday, and a business trip to Kansas,
tiie burial at 12 o clock at tiie Oklahoma h us re is**n lo he proud of
odd Fellows cemetery Mis Glenny I hep ,^,,.,1 cor(« Their efficiency as
leaves i husband ind two children to evfenced by their work Monday,
mourn her di s' h
Butter Is lower than it Las beeu for |
several year*, it wholesales at ten
cents a pound.
Mrs I,. L. Jones and daughter l.e
utiu, ot Tonkawa, were visitors In
Mrs. Wyman and daughter, Barbara,
left Monday for a three months' visit
to Kansas City,Chicago and St. Louis
Mrs. William Wyrner returned Sun-
day evening from Mickles, O. T .
where she has been visiting her
daughter. Mrs. Mason.
Blackwell wa* a lively place Mon-
day. The people from the country
were lu town by the hundreds, and
attended the Decoration Day observ-
ant as at the cemetery and at the up-
places them very high, in tlie score of
| quick w irk.
Captain Rickey haeone of tile best
stocked fruit and flower places la
Blackwell. The captain takes great
pride in It and can be seen at any
hour of tiie day, cultivating and beau-
tifying it. It is worth the trouble,
just to look at. to say notblng of the
delicious berries and fruit It affords
It L* said that the beautPul rhodo-
dendrum of the south will thrive la
Oklahoma. If It will, It le well worth
the experiment for it certainly la a
beautiful ehrub. There are many or-
namental flowers and shrubs that will
grow here, that have never baon tried
and Hie florists and horticulturist*
would do well to experiment with
some of them.
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