The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, April 8, 1898 Page: 6 of 10
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For best rates on farm
I). N. Frazier.
They're Barred Now.
The Chandler News says that
there are fewer deaths "barring cy-
clones" in Chandler than in other
town of equal population in Oklaho-
jma. No exceptions are allowed in
! making a general average.—Perry
it is expected that the
be ready to haul frieght
' by August 1st.
into < 'handler
The statements of the two Chandler
banks for the first quarter* of 1898
show deposits amounting to $130,000.
I. W. Hush called on the News
Friday. He will assume his duties as
postmaster at Stroud in about ten
A. B. Oleson informs the News that
the peach trees on his place are
blooming. He thinks many of the
peaches are not yet killed.
it is said that one may drive from
Oklahoma City to Sapulpa along the
right-of-way and see graders at work
every hour of the journey.
c. H. Cannon, of Parkland, was in
town Saturday. He met with an ac-
cident several weeks ago in which his
back was injured, and he has since
then been unable to work.
Jim Laws had a letter Monday from
his parents, who live in the western
part of Old Mexico, on the coast.
They like the country very well.
Sugar cane is their chief crop.
B. L. Layton was a caller last Tues-
day. He now resides at Clayton,
where he is postmaster and is engaged
in mercantile business. He was ac-
companied by his. partner, Mr. Walt-
Mary McCarty is a visitor here. • I
Mr. and Mrs. Olsie are in Guthrie !
for a few days. j
The majorty of the new comers are
living in tents.
Work on the grade is progressing
nicely. It will take but a short time
to complete the work here.
Mr. and Mrs. Hunter moved the
last of the week to Guthrie, where he
will spend several months in the busi-
T. D. Craddock took charge of the
! postoflice Friday in the Pettit build-
j ing. Mrs. < Yaddook is assisting him.
They are nicely fixed.
Mrs. Carbin and family, of Chand-
ler, moved here the lirst of the week.
They are taking the risk and build-
ing a house on the company lots.
Mr. Black and wife, of Hagar, were
here the last of the week. Mr. Black
is putting a stock of hardware and
harness in the Williams building.
Mr. Martin, who was a resident of
this place, died Wednesday at Pur-
cell and was buried Sunday in the
Edmond cemetery. He was almost 75
At the semi-annual election of the
Y. P. S. (J. E. Monday evening the
following, officers were chosen: Ethel
Green, president: H. F. Straughen,
vice president; H. B. Gilstrap, secre-
tary: Clara Ulam, treasurer.
Prof. L. W. Baxter, of Guthrie,
will conduct the county normal this
year. Mrs. H. F. Arderv. of Guthrie,
will have charge of the musicial fea-
tures. The Lincoln county institute .
as usual, will be one of the best.
It's Always Clear.
The Chandler News has recover-
ed from its engagement with the cy-
clone of last spring to publish cy-
clone jokes that is, when the sky is
clear. El Heno News.
The town of Chandler should cer-
tainly appreciate the work of the
Chandler News, as it devotes con-
siderate space each week, setting forth
the advantages of its town and coun-
try in general. Tryon Mercury.
Arbor Day Exercises.
Last Tuesday, April 5, was arbor
day, by order of Gov. Barnes. The
day was observed by the pupils in the
primary department by songs, stories,
gems and drawings. Mrs. Garling-
house and Miss Mills gave the history
of arbor day and motion work to the
children in an attractive manner.
Each class planted imaginary trees
which they gave the following names:
"Uncle Sam," ''George Washing-
ton," "The Chandler Press," "Prof.
Bayes," "The Mayor of Chandler."
Greetings and sprigs of green were
sent to the other schools.
Visit to Stroud.
The News man visited Stroud last
Sunday and found it quite an interest-
ing little town, considering that it is
but a few weeks old. Building has
been retarded by the bad weather
which has made it almost impossible
to get building material, and yet there
has been a great deal of building
done. So far the buildings are all of
wood and are rather small, but some
brick and stone buildings will be erec-
ted soon. A large hotel is being built,
and many houses are being moved
oyer from the old town, one mile west4
The greater number of Stroud's busi-
ness men seem to hail from Oklahoma
City and Shawnee, many of them still
retaining their interest in those cities.
Stroud will be a good business point
and a credit to Lincoln eountv.
S.ic and Fox Items.
The school has a new piano.
Agent Patrick has a new team and
Miss Mamie Charles is home from
A payment to the Iowa Indians will
be made soon.
Bill Renfrow lias moved his barber
shop to Stroud.
A child was burned to death south
of here last week.
Lon Egnew is operating a stone
quarry at Stroud.
Al. Grimm has returned from his
visit to Wisconsin.
Harry Johnson has gone to Stroud
to work in a store.
Supt. Reardon and wife came up
from Shawnee Sunday.
Mr. Barber has charge of the Sac
and Fox Bank at Stroud.
Mrs. E. L. Conklin returned Sunday
from her visit to the Gulf.
P. S. Whatley returned Saturday
from a week's stay in Shawnee.
Chris Wind has been transferred to
the Chilocco Indian school as cook.
Miss Lillie Davidson, of Pawhuska,
has been appointed cook at the school.
The girls at the Indian school have
a gardening club and an embroidering
J. B. Charles spends most of his
time at Stroud looking after business
E. L. Conklin and Miss Stella Conk-
lin went to Chandler Saturday, re-
The roads between here and Stroud
are in bad condition, making hard
work for freighters.
Emery Lowery, who left for the
Klondike in January, has written
has written back from Alaska that he
is getting along all right.
Joseph Brunette and Wm. Victor
have changed positions in the school.
Mr. Brunette is now industrial
teacher and Mr. Victor is farmer.
The suggested removal of the In-
dian agency to Shawnee is arousing
considerable interest here. It is diffi-
cult to find any reason why a change
should be made.
The school will observe Easter with
a very pretty concert exercise. Rev.
Tenney, of Chandler, will preach a
short Easter sermon. These special
services at the school are always in-
teresting and well attended.
Printing that is executed in the proper style, on
good stock, in the latest and neatest faces of type, by
competent workmen see the Chandler News. That's
the kind of work« we do. And our prices are right.
Come in and let us show you our new faces of type. We
can print what you want and give you satisfaction.
Chandler News Job Department.
SHELF AND HEAVY
Pumps, wagons, buggies, and farm im-
plements. A full line of stoves, including
the celebrated Majestic steel range. We
have a good tin shop and keep everything
found in first-class hardware stores.
J. C. FLETCHERS CO.
Honey to Loan on
Ten Per Cent. Straight on 3 or 5 Years' Time.
Principal, 01* any portion thereof, can be paid by
paying interest to date. Money ready when prpers are
h. H. Hagan, Guthrie, Oklahoma
W. E. Merydith, Pres. 0. B. Kee, Vice Pres. F. B. Hoyt, Cashier
THE LINCOLN COUNTY STATE BANK
Does a Genera! Banking Business.
Special Attention Given To Collections.
W. E. Merydith. F. B. Hoyt. O. B. Kee, J. W. Peuquay, J. T. Sims.
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Gilstrap, H. B. & Gilstrap, Effie. The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, April 8, 1898, newspaper, April 8, 1898; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc115376/m1/6/: accessed December 14, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.