The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 6, Ed. 1 Friday, October 27, 1899 Page: 1 of 10
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The Chandler News
THE OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF LINCOLN COUNTY.
CHANDLER, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1899.
Lincoln County Beats the World on Cotton, Corn, Hogs, and Cattle
SCHOOLS ARE CROWDED
Chandler Has to Employ an Addi-
tional Teacher this Month,
Local, Territorial, and Business Items.
Muskogee lias electric lights.
Wynnewood's oil mill has start-
AND MORE WILL BE REQUIRED ed
Ardmore expects free mail de-
Cherokee population estimated
All of Which Is Due to the Fact That
Chandler Is Expanding:. School
Board Finds Rooms With
schools has so increased that it
has been found necessary to em-
ploy another teacher and secure
an additional room. Miss Ella
Mills has been employed and the
M&thodist church will probably
be secured for a school room.
New furniture and equipments
are on the way, and it is hoped
that ina very shortti me the town
schools will be more comfortably
situated. The attention now is
about 300, but it will reach 400or
500 before the winter is over.
Prof, Ferrel says that every-,
thing is going along nicely, con-
sidering the crowded condition
of theschools. . A teachers'meet-
ing is held every Monday, and
efforts are being made to grade
the schools as carefully as possi
ble. Miss Mills' schools will be-
gin Nov. 1st.
Monday Oct. 30th the Star
Store will sell 1,000 yds of heavy
outing flannel in dark andlight
colors only, sold for 7^cts. Mon-
day for 3fcts per yard.
The ground is now in splendid
condition for fruit-tree planting.
Strawberries'set now will bear a
fair crop next year.
The tax question is beingcuss-
ed and discussed quite largely
by,our Indian territory neigh-
bors just now.
The very best is always the
cheapest. " Try the tine cranber-
ries just opened at Feuquay &
Capt. P. L. Uliim wenttoGuthrie
Saturday to assist in pulling off
the militia encampment.
The Guthrie Carnival is con-
tinued through next week on ac-
count of bad weather.
Statehood agitation is being
Ardmore is a great cotton
Follow the crowd to the Bos-
ton Store. *
Flynn is not discouraged about j
Territory towns are indulging|
in foot ball.
Blackwell is figuring on a
Two men killed at Weatherford
Judge Burwrell will try the
Alva water-works bonds sold
at a premium.
Choctaw City had a shooting
atiair last week.
Ladies' trimmed* hats 75c to
Four Fris.co conductors have
been discharged recently.
United Brethren conference
at Guthrie this werk.
A Ponca City dog sold for #125.
Wagoner is a good cotton mar-
Cotton gin fires continue fre-
There is talk of an anti-fusion
Billings is a new town in Noble
The Ponca City reunion was a
Vinita is a rus-tling good busi-
Cattle-dipping seems to be a
Another oil compaay
business in Oklahoma.
A good many
Indians are said to make good
Paul Boone visited Perkins the
ti rst of the week.
TheChoctaw railroad may build
Blackwell has the first, lodge
of Rath bo tie Sisters
The Osage Journal is improv-
ing with every is>ue.
There are seven republican
papers it'the B. I. T.
A census of the Creek nation
is to be taken at once.
M D L'tsey has sold his photo
I business to 1\ L. King.
do Re J. P. Augustine left Wed-
. | nesday for Colon'a, KanS.
RAINY CARNIVAL WEEK
Guthrie's Street Fair Continued On
Account of Wet Weather.
MANY ATTRACTIONS OFFERED.
The Capital City Is Thronged With Visi-
tors, but the Precipitation of
Moisture Interferes With
Pursuit of Pleasure.
'Norman is sporty enough to The Waukomis Hornet has
have sparring matches. . adopted ihe 4 column page.
The Wyandotte country is likely Idian territory attorneys meet
to be add°d to Oklahoma at South McAlester, Nov. 4.
Just arrived, a beautiful line
of fine collarettes, from #2.00 to
Quite a numbea of Chandler
people are attending the Guthrie
Hot things—those blankets at
the Boston Store.
house cost #28,-
Two Oklahomans have been
miide 33d degree Masons.
Mu skogee had shipped 2000
bales of cotton up to Oct, 14.
This wTeek's rain seriously in-
terfered with the Guthrie fair.
The population of the Osage
reservation is estimated at8,000.
The Kiowa and Comanche In-
dians are fighting against allot-
B. W. Jones came down from
Eureka Kansas, the last of
Miss Mat,ie Warred will succeed
Miss Mills a.^ telephone girl.
Oklahoma City will get a hand-
some new Santa Fe depot.
Every Oklahoma town can point
to improvements being made.
Over 4,000 men are employed
in thelndianterritory coalmines.
Oklahoma people are still in-
terested in the Jester murder
Chickasaws and Clioctaws will
fight the land claims on the M.
the K. & %
wee^- j There is some talk of arrang-
A Kay county farmer has a son jntr ;i lecture course forChandkr
who is mining diamonds'in South this winter.
Africa. j Perhaps its a good thing'that
H. Ft Ardery will have charge* Oklahoma has an election but
of townsites on the Guthrie and once in two years.
eastern railroad. ; Canadian county will vote on
All the towns in Oklahoma and the question of issueing bonds to
the B. I. T. seem to be striving to buil a #38000 coin t house and
for water-works. jail.
The Guthrie fall carnival and
street fair will continue next
week closing Wednesday night,
November 1st, with the grand
Queen's Ball. Saturday, Oct 28,
will be Traveling Men's day, and
band contest. Tuesday, Oct 31,
Merchants, day. Wednesday,
Nov. 1, at 1 *p. m. the Floral parade,
the prettiest features of the Car-
nival, will be pulled off. Midway
M. F. Jones and wifehave both
been permanently employed at
the Boston Store in Chandler,
one of the largest and most per-
fect dry goods houses in eastern
Oklahoma Mr. and Mrs. Jones
are two of the best and mo-t
obliging clerks that can be found,
as the people of north Lincoln
county can testify to, and they
invite their friends here to call on
them at the Boston Store. Tryon
For Sale—A complete house
moving outfit, 25 Jacks, Rope,
Triple blocks, Trucks, Timbers,
Blocking, and*plenty of work.
Price, about 8i Dollars Mash. C.
Wednesday Nov. 1st, the Star
Store will sell 50 pieces of novelty
dress goods, double folds, sold
all over for 25 cents per yard.
Wednesday, lOcts per yard.
Rev. W. A. Rowe, of Chandler,
was recently elected moderator
of ttie Oklahoma Baptist State
'A goat ranch is a good place to
raise kids. The Boston Store is
a good place to shoe 'etn.
L. L. Lewis is building a neat
four-room cottage on his land in
the Kalklosch addition.
The Star Store is giving away
watches with every #.">.ot) suit or
will sell them for 05 cts.
The Tonkawa News has about
the haniftjomest ads wehaveseen
in any of our exchanges.
The Oklahoma Farmer is made
up entirely of reprint from the
Best #1.50 ,siio<
the Boston St on
hoe in the world at
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Gilstrap, H. B. The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 6, Ed. 1 Friday, October 27, 1899, newspaper, October 27, 1899; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc115439/m1/1/: accessed February 26, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.