The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, January 7, 1898 Page: 2 of 5
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THE CHANDLER NEWS.
BKI.AHOMA AM) INDI VN TKKKITORT
Last week the lonjj- bridge across the
Cimarron at Perkins was thrown open
to the public.
It will be a pood tliiny for Oklahoma
to keep her school superiority always
An enterprising Woods county farm-
er raised 73 bushels of peanuts on an
acre of ground.
A scheme is on foot at Jefferson to
erect a large brick hotel and bank
building in the spring.
Borrowers are scarce in Oklahoma.
A Kay county man has pone to Iowa
with JO,000 to place on real estate.
The postoffice at Afton was broken
into and robbed recently. The rob-
bers secured about $300 of postottice
The Kay county bank has been sue*
ceeded by the Kay county State bank.
The bank is now one of the largest in
In the Navajoe branch of the Wichi-
ta mountains there are three shafts,
one eighteen feet deep, one four feet
and one twenty-six.
The c!aim is made for W. T. Yeckley
of Navajoe that lie is the original dis-
coverer of gold in the Wichita moun-
tains. Some say l'hil Sheridan was
the first man to discover pold there.
The nienty-five prisoners conlined in
the United States jail at Ardmore en-
joyed a sumptuous turkey Christmas
day with angel's food cake and other
pastry through the kindness of Colonel
A. V. Deals.
Governor Harriet has declined a par-
don to L. C. Eskew. He was convict-
rd of manslaughter in Heaver coupty
in 1890 and sentenced to four years.
The governor thought the sentenced
light and he refused a pardon.
A sad tragedy occurred in Payne
county Friday morningresultingin the
death of the three-year-old son of .T. W.
Hodges. During the day, his mother
had emptied some wood ashes in the
yard ne-.ir the house in which there
were some live coals of lire It is sup-
posed the little boy had stooped down
and was playing in the ashes when the
edge ot' his clothes caught fire. lie
was first seen by his mother all ablaze
and running to the house. She caught
him and smothered the flames with her
dress but the little felloiv hadjbeeu too
badly burned and died Saturday morn-
ing at 1 o'clock.
Many mortgages have been paid off
this year, and many old debts accumu-
lated by the farmer^ during crop fail-
ing years have been ^settled. Much
money has been invested in new build-
ings an<J much needed improvements
added to make the farm surroundings
comfortable. Much money lias been
put in young stock arid many farms are
now well stocked that have never been
before. The average farmer is just as
easily encouraged as he is discourrged,
and now that he is on top lie proposes
to improve his opportunities and re-
main there. Many eastern people are
envying the western farmer and his
lot. There is more money to be made
out of stock in this western country
than in any other section on the globe,
owing to its vast advantages over other
countries not so favored with the pas-
turage, watering facilities, climate,
etc. This western country Is the gar-
den of Eden, the farmer and his corn-
ion beinr and "Adam ami Eve."
Cotton pickers now ute gloves the
weather is so cold.
The Santa Fe passenger office at
Purcell has been moved from the old
depot to the new one.
The oil mill at Purcell continues to
run night and day turning out oil from
40 to 50 tons of cotton seed.
D. D. Leach, an Oklahoma county
farmer, sold the wheat he raised on
ninety-one acres for S-.200.
C. Gregg, a farmer near Enid, claims
to have cleared $2,r>00 above all expen-
ses last season on 100 acres of land
Everything is ready for the estab-
lishment of a cotton compress at Okla-
homa City except the selection of a
Ardmore is to have additional side-
track and depot facilities. This is nec-
essitated by the immense amount of
M. M. Welch, liviug near Altus, fell
under the wheels of a load of cotton
he was haling to market and was fa-
An Oklahoma county man received a
Christmas box from his old home in
Pennsylvania, containing a lot of good
things to oat.
Someday in the next century Okla-
homa will hear the last of that Magow-
an New Jersey-Oklahoma divorce. It
is being tried again in the east.
Lou O'Hornelt, Hob Allegeyer, and
John Dunn captured a wolf in the l'on-
ca reservation with their dogs Christ-
mas day. The hide will be tanned
for a rug.
The Kansas and Southwestern Rail-
way company directors have filed on
official plat of their survey from linn*
newell, Kan., to Parker, O. T., with
The record of a recent Garfield coun-
ty hunting party was three hundred
and sixty-five rabbits: twelve liawks
and one opossum. One hundred and
sixty-two of the rabbits were jacks.
The citizens of Arapahoe held an en-
thusiastic meeting recently and form-
ed an organization for the purpose of
offering inducements to the Choctaw
officials to make Arapahoe the termi-
nus of their road
A prominent Oklahoma politician,
who wanted to be appointed receiver
of one of the land offices in that terri-
tory, has been buying wheat of late
and it is said 1ms made $10,000 on the
market This beats any land office
Some Cherokee® have been summon-
ed as jurors in two courts, the Chero-
kee court and the United States court,
both of the courts meeting at the same
time. Right here the questions of su-
premacy will come up and thel'nited
States will have to back down, which
rather unlikely, or the Cherokee courts
will have to quit.
An accident occurred at the Perry-
man building in Tulsa last week that
came near proving serious. While
Charley Adair, one of the worlcingmen,
was lifting a bunch of shingles to the
roof, the scaffolding gave way and he
was precipitated to the ground, a dis-
tance of ten or twelve feet, lie struck
the hard frozen ground squarely ot) bin
feet, with a bunch of shingles in his
arms, and somewhat surprised. The
scaffolding tottered a moment and
then came down on his head, us if de-
termined not only to pitch him to the
ground, but to drive him into it after
he landed. However, Adair came
through the wreck in much better con-
dition than circumstances warranted,,
and although ■ 'insiderabU sUinvii nji.
has no nones broUen.oi- internal injur-
ies, and will be nroiini nyain in a few
The hank of Marlow has eighty- ev
en thousand dollars on deposit.
Oklahoma should really do some-
thing to preserve a little of her mistle-
Hundreds of country school houses
in Oklahoma had Christmas trees this
The establishment of a packing
house is being talked of in the Chicka-
Manchester will soon have a cream
ery, the plsyjt from Mendon is being
moved to that point
Most of the editors of Oklahoma
would have liked to put a delinquent
subscriber or two in Satan's stocking.
A large amount of timber for the
blackwell extension on the Hutchin-
son Southern has been unloaded at
The farms in the Cherokee strip are
still advancing in price. They are
ing now for one-third more than they
did a year ago.
Yukon business men are beginning
to appreciate the convenience of the
telephone service, and quite frequent
use is made of it.
A western writer says that the train
thundered along in silence. That is
the way a good many trains on the
mythical Oklahoma tracks do.
The machinists in the Santa l'e ron yd
house at Purcell have been kept busy
of late, often working over time. The
scarcity of men is the cause.
Adams, .the man who killed W. L.
Couch is Heaver county, over a disput-
ed claim in '90, is uow free, having
served his six years in the peniten-
Kay county has just received a pack
of trained man-trailing bloodhounds.
The dogs are of the red-boned black
diamond breed, and are a ferocious
looking set of animals. Owing to the
fact that a number of parties have
eluded the officers by crossing the Ar-
kansas river and concealing themselves
in the timber in the Kaw and Osage
reservation, where the country is but
sparsely settled, the officers by cross-
ing the Arkansas river and these dogs
work as they are expected to, they
will prove quite aid in running down
A bill lias been introduced in the
house at Washington creating the of-
fice of surveyor general of Oklahoma
and Indian territories. The two ter-
ritories, according to the bill, shall
constitute one district, and the sur-
veyor. general shall receive a salary
of £2,000 a year. The appointee shall
be at the time of his appointment be
a bona tide citizen of the district, and
the office of the surveyor shall,be lo-
cated $t some point. in Oklahoma. A
bill has also been introduced provid-
ed for townsite entries of land in Ok-
lahoma, and repealing ou act provid-
ing for such entries approved in 1850.
it provides that so much of the public
land in Oklahoma now open to settle-
ment, or any hereafter opened to set-
tlement, as may be necessary to em-
brace all the legal subdivisions cov-
ered by actual occupancy for purposes
of trade and business, not exceeding
1,280 acres in each ease may be entered
as townsites by the probate judge of
the county in which such towns may
be situated, the secretary of the in-
terior to provide regulations for the
proper execution of the trust by said
judges, including such necessary sur-
veyor or the approval of any survev
nlready made, and the assessment up-
on the lots of sueii a sum as may be
necessary to pay for the lands em-
braced in such townsite survey and
o lier expenses The bill further
provides that any lot - not disposed of
shall be sold, and the proceeds set
apart for public sell >ol«.
i Scrofula and
All other biood
Diseases are promptly
And Permanently Cured
By Hood's Sarsaparilla,
If you suffer from
Any form of Blood
Disorder, you should
Take I food's and
Did you ever know of a private own-
er who could keep his horee looking
decent ill winter?
It was originally intended to have
sheet music sung by the choir.
The man who apologizes never has
to explain how he happened to get a
It is said that woman shares man's
grief, doubles his joys and trebles his
Express sympathy with a man be'
cause he has a cold and he will cough
again to get more sympathy.
A Kansas man received a Christmas
present by mail that did not <-ost tc
exceed ten cents. There were twenty
eight two-cent stamps on the box.
Iii OUten Tilling
People overlooked the importance of
permanently beneficial effects and were
satisfied with transient action; but now
that it is generally known that Syrup
of Figs will permanently overcome
habitual constipation, well-informed
people will not buy other laxatives,
which act for a time, but finally injure
the system. Huy the genuine, made
by the California Fig Syrup Co.
A man n ever rraHzcs Ik.nn m a
death's door he is until he reads the
i contents of a patent medicine almanac.
There is nothing that can equal a
woman's scorn especially if you step
on it in Ti I'nra ded en r •
There are usually a few flies on the
honeyed phrases of lovers.
The small boy thinks the road to
knowledge 1ms; too many branches.
The older we grow the greater the
laok of knowledge we discover in oth-
We see no reason why the spirit of
mortal should be proud, unless he owns
a coal mine.
The hotel clerk who puts on a bril-
liant front is not the only pebV'-e. A
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Gilstrap, H. B. & Gilstrap, Effie. The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, January 7, 1898, newspaper, January 7, 1898; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc115366/m1/2/: accessed November 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.