The Territorial Topic. (Norman, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 8, No. 11, Ed. 1 Friday, October 16, 1896 Page: 1 of 8
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Established, Purcell, 1. T., Aug., i, issa.
Kkmoved to Norman, O.T .Srpt., 28, 18; 4
NORMAN, CLEVELAND CO., O. T., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1(>, 1896.
VOL. 8.—N*0. li
A T, & S. F, Time Table
(joino south -daily,
Stations j Local | 407 I 405
Moore 4:38 p. m.jl:56p. m. 1V-H6 h. in.
Norman f :18 p. no. 2:13 p. m. 12:06 a. m.
Noble «:47 p. it. 2.26 p. m 1:10 a ra.
Walker iH:00 p. p. m. 1:2(1 a. m.
Pmhm'H ..l l:3fl |> m. 2:4.r> p. mil 3<) a. m.
nokth — daily.
Stations | Local
Purcell '7:0" a. m
Walker \1v£i a. in.
Noble 7:;i3 a. tn
Norman — 7:55 a,- m.
2:45 p.m. 3:85 8.. m
Vi:5H p m. ] 3:42 a. m
4p m. 8:52 a m.
H:17 p. tn. a. m.
3*36 p.m.! 4:19 a m
416 carries through Pullman Sleeepers and
chair cars, arriving: at Wichita 10:45 a.
m. Kansas City 6:50 p. m. Chicago 9:43
a. in. following day. making connec-
tions at Wlnfled and Wichita with
Frisco for points cast.
*10h cprries through chair cars and Pullman
Sleepers from Arkansas City arriving
Wichita 10:35 p. m Kansas City 6:50 u
m. Makes close connections at Wichita
witn the Frisco K K. arriving at St.
Louis at 0:30 p, m. following day.
40^ carries through Pullman Sleepers and
chair cars arriving at Ft. worth 8:10 a.
m. Galveston 9:30 p. in. same day,
407 carrics through chair cars ar-iving at
Galveston 9:2.r> a. m. following day.
Ticket* sold to all points in the United
3tates and baggage checked to destination.
"For further information call on or address
K. J MOKGAN
Agent santa Fe Houio.
Mexico City, Mexico. Pan Ameri-
can Medical Congress. Nov 1(5 to 19; li
1896: One fare for round trip, D ue
of sale .Nov 7 anil 10th Return litii
it Dec 31 ^t. 1806 Stop over privileges
will be allowed south ol the llio
Grande Gatew:i\ a
11. J Morgan, Agent,
NORMA is CHURCHES.
Preaching cn 111 nt and third Snnda> of
each month Morning service 11 and even-
ing service 7;So. Sunday school l< a m.
Christian Undeavor 5:15 p in. Prayer meet
ing every Wednesday evening at 8;i«0.
Rev Waltbk Ross, Pastor,
Church corner of Gray rtreet and Porter
avenue Services every Sunday,
Morning service* I a.m.
Even Ing services 7:30 p. m.
Sunday School 10 a. in.
Prayer meeting Wed. evening... , 7:30 p. m.
Class meeting immediately after morning
services Kbv. Fkkuubon, Pastor.
WM. J. BRYAN.
For Vice President,
For Delegate to Congress,
IION J. Y. CALLAHAN,
Ot Kingfisher County.
For Probate Judge,
B. F. WILLIAMS.
For County Attorney,
For County Cleric,
D. 13. WYNNE.
For Countv T reasurer.
L. 15. DURKEE.
For Register of Deeds.
E. L. CRALLE.
DR. W. II.-OWSLEY.
T. A. JONES.
Commissioner is . Dist.
Commissioner 2nd. Dist.,
Thk Cleveland county fair closed
with a low temperature Saturday, but
no one was able to say that it was not
a success. The cold rain Friday night
is generally conceded as harmonizing
Willi the preceding event, viz, the
free homes speech of Dennis. We
have noticed that they are for the
most part accompanied with certain
coldness of feeling. People of this
comity are awake to the issues of the
dav and they are not apt to be deceiv-
ed as to the free homes Question.
Certain Denuisonian advocators would
fain have us believe that Mr. Flynn is
the only man who could have any in-
fluence for free homes, but in fact he
is the only man whose influence would
be zero as compared with that of J. Y.
Callahan. Dennis will receive few
votes in this county.
The El Reno Globe says that, the
Democrats and pops have fused on
Legislative candidates The state-
ment is untrue. The Democrats don't
fuse with the pops on anything, in
Cleveland county.—Slate Democrat.
The above taken from that "hybrid
sheet," the State Deiaocrat, confirms
the rumors so extant iu the county,
that Bixler arid his political backers
are going to vote for Flynn, and other
republicans that they make a coalition
on. We have always said that Bixler
and his political backers were not
democrats, and the above article con-
firms us in that assertion. He did
not need to make the statement that
"democrats don't fuse with the pops
on ail) thing," as it ft known all over
the county, that hi and his political
backers will hot have anything to do
J with those that advocate good demo-1
c'ratfc principles. They want to luse
with republicans. We have no ob-
jections to them being republicans if
they choose to, but we do object to
I that gang deliveVi'n'r the democratic
I party to the republicans.
Is Mr. H. H. Hagan Like Bix-
ler, Untrue to Callahan.
Mrs, Kimberlin & Hartley,
The fi Bis eq clso in est, ^lillinery
i'jn Sor in Noriiisiii,
1'. very lady in Cleveland County is cordially invitee!
to call at their Millinery Parlor and inspect their fimmenai
stock of l'aris and Eastern Fashions of millinery. Not-
withstanding tho largo sales made each day, they etill havo
and will continue to keep in stock the best material and
latest patterns iit the lowest poas'ible prices.
In connection with our laillinery we have engaged a
first-class drcusinaksr, who will conduct the dressmaking
department. Ladies before giving your order to have a
ureas made call and get our prices. We guarantee tha
best of work and satisfaction.
Meat For the Hungry!
A NEW MEAT
methodist episcopal (south).
Church corner of Peters avenue and Tonhft-
wa street, -ervices every Sunday.
Morning services. — 11 a.m.
Evening: services 7:30 p. rn.
- unday School 10 a.m.
Prayer meeting Wed ev'ifcg.. 8:15© m.
Kev. i. F. Brkrwood. i'astor.
Help the Good CAuse.
The Tone will be sent to any ad
dress in Cleveland county from now
till January 1, 1897, for 25 cents.
Forty percent ot which will be contri-
buted to the National Democratic
campaign fund, and forty percent to
the Congressional campaign fund of
this territory. Now is your chance to
help elect Bryan. President, and Cal-
lahan, Delegate to Congress. Roll 'em
P caching every Sunday morning and
evening. Sunday ScWool everj Sunday
morning at In o'clock All are invited.
Hev S. E Hknky, pastor.
Preaching on tlist and third Sunday of
each month, morning and evening.
Sunday School every Sunday morn-
ing at U: ,f> a. m.. C. W. Brewer Sir t.
Prayer irieMing each Wednesday night.
Kkv. O. 8. Russell, Pastor.
Advertised letters for week ending
October 15. 1896.
Abbott, Mis Phebe
Bav s, 3 S
Brown. Mrs II M
Boles, li T
Fanbers, F B
Hawkins, M V
Halmaker. Mrs llarby
Morton, Mrs Gertie
OverstVeet Mrs K R
Ritchie, H A
Roberts, L K
Spencer. Mrs E
Swift, Prof W B
Wright. Mrs Dora
Persons calling for any of the above
letters please say "advertised."
T. J Johnson, P. M.
Did you notice the usurpation of
authority by Bixler at the free silver
lecture last Saturday night? That's
one of Ins old tricks.
TnE Wynnewood Commonwealth
has changed bauds again, Williams &
B.tilev hav« given control to Mr. ,^as,
Cowling, who will make it a goud
silver democratic paper.
The university oratorial as-
sociation will hold the local corneal
about N vember 2-Vli The number
ol ri iidrnis w h
is iiol 'h'fi ■ ■ i *' i kl.uwii
fliifHc i 'n ti like it •
Judge Kjsaton opened court in
Oklahoma City Tuesday of this week.
There are on his court docket 173
United States cases; 102 territorial
cases and 228 civil suits. Clerk Dunn
reappoints Torn Neal assistant deputy,
John Fianing deputy at Norman and
Jatnes II. Neal at Tecumseh.
The republicans are howling lustily
because Callahan says "Free Homes"
is not at iu-'no m this campaign. With
the -'Free llomes'^uestion eliminated
the rolien on gold standard republi
can party has nothing left to stand oti,
and only keep no the agitation on this
point because they are afraid to say
to people of Oklahoma and Cleveland
county, especially, that they favor a
robber's tariff, a gold standard money
system and double statehood foV Ok-
lahoma. To prove that Mr. Callahan
is right, we cite the fact to our read-
ers that all three political parties have
oeclared in favor of "free homes."
When the same plank, on the same
question, iu the same campaign is
contained in the platforms of three
political paaties, how can it be an
issue, Its all republican clap trap.
Let Flynn or some of his represent':!,
tives come down here and tolk double
statehood, protective tariff and the
i;old standard, and they will go off
The New ork World says McKin
lev will have to change his tactics and
from now devote hismself to abusing
the trusts if he expects to he elected
iu November. The only trust McKin
lev is likely to abuse is that reposed
in him by the people of the United
States—if they should prove silly
enough to elect him president.
W. H. Mason of Cliar.dler, was
captured and brought back to Guthrie
last week from Kansas. Governor
Morrill honored a requisition to the
territory authority tor his arrested,
lie is charged with defrauding the
school land department of $000 by
issuing fraudulent school land leases,
for Which he is very apt to speud sev-
eral years in the penitentiary.
yv 11 i
a".I i here
ah! in-1 '
Attorney J. Fuanino of this city
has recently been appointed deputy
district clerk for third judicial dis-
trict. We are sure that Jiultre Kenton
er er the com est j Blade a g 'd selection, and one that
i 11* II give geneia! satisfaction. Mr.
' Fr;i ng lias been a piacticing attor-
mil in ( on ! ne> in Norman t•.r tivn years past
w if given during win. li 1'iii« l e has m ole runny
i A llnl- fuends who weir i mo him to the
1 • rei
v I I pi I .-'ill .1 tn Hill
re ■ I .il 11ii-11 cO' .e< i ill. tor
dues* tl<e members of 'lie
• I di-siie lo express their
ii iliiidit III
11ei ii egr
I she u i 11
'v in the
We vvnnt one or two young men in
tli s coini'.y lo represent us as Private
D" er yv . Experience Unnf-ressal y.
M' ' lor ihe i plr man, Additss
cuiiesi, which vy II occur at i Willi stamp
Oklahon a Cltv during Christmas hol- Texas DktIsctiVe & Protective
idays. J. A. Ovehs i KPet, Pres. Agency, Sab Antonio, Texas.
The Presbytery of Oklahoma met.
at the Piesbetenan chuich of this city
on Tuesday. The retiring moderator,
r"v. S E. Henry presiding. Hev.
Mr. t)i?lt)bee of Petry, preached an
eloquent opening sermon, after
which he was unanimously elected as
new moderator The reverend gen-
tlemen of whom there were several,
assembled the following morning and
continued the transaction of business
until nearly noon, wheu they adjour-
ed to meet again in the evening at
7:15, The later services although
short was the most impressive of the
session. Mr. Huber of Edmond,
knelt down while Ins clergica! breth-
ren gathered around him, each plac-
ing his hand tipou his head and
Mr. Hawley of Oklahoma City, in an
earnest player implored the divine
blessing upon him as they set him
apart for the holy work of minisirv.
About half past eight o'clock the
meeting adjourned and the ecclesias-
tics having accepted the iuvitatiou of
Commercial club, proceeded to the
opera house, where tliay entered with
zest into the festivities of the even-
The Time to Suscribe.
The old newspaper saving "now is
time to susorihe" was never m ire
true than at present. The times are
-■> Hill ot Incident, so many important
national and Siaie afflairs are shaping
theuiselves fcr a change, tnat uu one
can afford to be w ithout a metropoli-
tan dailj or weekly. The St. Louis
Itemiblic, the greatest Democratic
A KAIit audience greeted the Hon.
II. II "Hagan of Guthrie, on last Sat-
urday'evening to listen to that bril-
liant young orator discuss the political
issues of the day from a democratic
standpoint, but it seems that those
who heard Mr. Hagan were much dis-
apdoiuteu from the fiiet, that Mr.
Hagan did not discuss anything but
silver, whereas there are other vital
issues confronting the people of the
territory. We hope that Mr. Hagan is
not responsible tor his failure to dis
cuss all the issues and to also advo-
cate the election of candidates who
mprcsenl the principles that are so
near to every demt ciat, and lo the
bost interest of the people and good
govetna tnt, but it Mr. Hagan was
personally a party to the mode of dis-
cussion of that meeting, then we say
that he is limine lo democracy, us
tenets and to its nominee for delegate
to congress, J. V. Callahan. On the
other hand it Mr Ilagau was not will-
ingly a party to what was to be dis-
cussed in that meeting, but was
dictatef. tn by the editor of t he "hybrid
sheet" and his political shysters, then
Mr. Hii','ai was not to blame only in
this. .Mr. .lagan should not have al-
lovvril himself to be dictated to. and to
lie lesir'oted from discussing good
denili!'! it.ir principles. In other winds
Ii11in lis democracy under a Tia'f
bnsiel. ,\tr. Ilagau di& not even
uieili hiii to his audience that, t he
deisociacv had cand da les in the fiehl
to Ik* voted for. for i lie vat ions i llices.
andI'he principles for whicht' e\ stand,
llr did not discuss the rtcoid ot
'Flynn and the priiicipfeslie advocates,
all of which iti.i very obnoxious to the
people. The V.-io'f;t important of which
is lih> double statehood Villi mid his
giltd bug theories. All lliest? is.-ues
Mr. flngaii was silent upon. Let
1'Mil explain to the people why it was
so. We wai:t Mr. Hagati. or uny other
speaker, to understand, that when
they come to Cleveland county to ad-
vocate democratic principles, they i
must do so without fear or favor, and J
if fc'ilvouating good democratic princi-
ples it hints lli" editor of the "liyln id
sheet" and his political backer:-., we
say let it Unvi, and we are lie it; lo ex-
pose all tricks in their trade. We are
not here for spoils, but to advocate
good democracy and good government. | Stop on South Side East Main Street. One door west of Mrs. Kimberiin &
- Hartley's Millinery Store.
$100 Reward $100,
The leaders of this paper will be'
pleased to Ujai n that there is at least
one oreaded disease that science has
been able to cure in all its stages, and
that is Catarrh, Hall's Catarrh Cure
Is the only positive cure known to
medical fraternity. Catarrh being a
con:;THulional disease, requires a con-
sinmioiial :reatrae,nt. Hall's Catarrh
Cure is taken internally, acting di-
ecrtly upon the blood and 111iico'is
surfaces of the system, thereby des
troy ing the I'outidalion «.> 1 the disease
and giving the patient strengili by
building ud the constitution and as-
sisting natlire in doing its wotk. The
proprietors Jiave so much iaitli in its
Bn'S'Dmla^'lm'anr^e^h^u M,S' ^
falls tn cure. Send for list of test5-1!,t tl,e 1*- reception Wednespay
monials. | evening and yyas cony eved home.
Address, F. J. CI1ENY & CO., To
EVERYTHING CLEAN AND SWEET,
—IjOUIS RICNNER, Proprietor.—
Holiest Market Price for all kinds of Game, Hides and Furs;
-FISII AND OYSTERS IN SEASON.—
GIVE - - .A. - CALL,
I am located in my new quarters on Corner of Main Street and Porter Ave.
W. S. ELLIOTT & HENRY DANIELS, Prop's.
Repairing of all Kinds Don£
On Household Furniture, Gasoline Stoves, Guns,
Bicycles, Wind Mills, Etc-.
Miss Maimee Phillips of Shawnee is
in the city, canvassing for the Ladies'
T. Mortell was up from Lexington
yesterdav and went to Shawnee last
I night on business.
Rev. iluber of
University yesterday and conducted
the devotional ex'ercise.
, A scrap between Tom Wolf of
Chickasaw and Mr. McMakpn of this
city occurred at Sebree's lu^ch count-
er yesterday evening, in wjiich both
parties received some injiiries. The
Ijijures t i JlcMaken are thought to b«
serious. Morian In attempting to
Edinond visited the separate them was struck on the bead
with a chair but the stroke was not
severe. The parties at difficulty were
drinking, and the quarrel grew from 4
very trivial alfair.
(©"Sold bv all Druggie's. "5c.
Mr E. M, Vanderpool, a noted
pharmacist of Guthrie, lias recently
purchased from 15. R. Kittride his
stock of drugs m Noiuian.and remov
od the stock to Guthrie. Mr. Vand-
erpool is an experienced pharmacist
and is sure of success. Mr. Kittiidge
will t,ike Charge of his drug stock at
Shawnee. Marshal Tucker has been
employed as pharmacist by C. It.
Renfro, a leading druggist of Guth-
The visit ing members of K. of P.
order made quite a pleasant visit to
the University and Sanitarium, Wed-
Dr. Simmon's Cough Syrup is only
fifty cents a bottle and contains fitly
doses; try it, and it you are not bene
fitted your rnonv will be refunded.
Manufactured by A, C. Simmon's, Jr.
Medicine Company, Sherman, Texas.
Sold by Ii. J, \Yeeks.
Miss Fitzgerald of Oklahoma City,
rendered some exquisite vocal music
at the K of P. reception Wednesday
Rev. Grauvil Jones will lecture at
I he Christian church, Monday night,
Oct. 26th. Subject "The Prodigal
Sou," or a "Plea for the Hoys.".
At the regular meeting of the
Christian Endeavor Society l$it Sun-
day, the lollowing offloers,Were elect-
ed: N. E. Hiitcher, president; James
L. Freeman, vice president; Jennie
Hubbard, secretary; H. II. Fuller,
treasurer; M;ss Cunningham, organ:
1st and Prof. Hell, choirister. The
time of meeting is 5;15 p. m. every
Sunday, The sessions are growing
interesting, and the voting people are
doing a good work. All are cprdiallly
invited to attend the meetings.
Parties desiring a nice rig tor a
pleasure drive can alwavs be accom-
The Knights of Pythias of this
City, assisted by our Commercial club
gave a grand reception at the opera
house last Wednesday evening in
honor of a large number of members
who were present at the Grand Lodge
meeting. There was a large crowd
present at the reception, and everyone
enjoyed the excellent musical pro-
gram and refreshments The banquet
was a credit to the city lodge.
James Hi own ot Edmond was ar-
rested and bioiigln to Norman last
newspaper, is making a special offer of Saturday, chined with larceilv. The
complaint was made by J. P. Evann.
its daily and Sund iv pap«i for itnee
months at $1 50. It is $6 a \ear by
mall. The Twice-i-Weet. Republic
is sent two times a week—104 papers-
fol only $1 a year, In addition to all
the political ueivs ii prin t every day
a spread of ^en-sal news ami features
uot equaled by ally other paper.
It eeems that last year dul'liig the
University school term Mr Brown
was a member of the University Fool
Bill team of which Mr. Evans was
captain, arid when the former left the
university lie unconditionally took the
f<*ol ball away.
Hazlevvood, a blind lady
will commence a series of lectures ou I modated with the very best by calliug
Bihlb subjects, at the Christian church
next Sunday morning and evening.
The M. E, church will ftive a
reception to the University students
ami their fiiends tomorrow,!Satuiday)
evening. A pleasant time is expccted.
Taken in mistaken from the room
occupied bv the ladies at the K. of P.
reception Wednesday night, one black
alpaca garment. Any person having
it is kindly requested to leave satrie at
this office And oblige Miss Bruce.
at J. A. Jackson's livery stable, on
East Main street. 19 tf
Gov. W. C. Renfrow, in company
with a party of citizens from .Norman
went out on a hunting expedition into
the Chickasaw country last Monday.
They were well equipped for the jour-
ney and anticipated a pleasant time.
While experimenting with Hydro
lien gas yesterday, Prof. DeBarr ap-
plied a lighted match to the gas jet
before the air had entirely escaped,
which resulted in an explosion, send-
ing fragments of glass and materials
in every direction. No harm was done
bet the hint was significant to the
students of chemistry1 who are to be-
gin with experiments in a few days,
Wish to t-tt.l your atten-
tion to their,latest pftterns
and BtyleH in Fall suits.
Thay arc doing a tlrst-
elHKN tailoring husiiiotw*
and invite you to comb
and see them before plac-
ing your orders elsewhere
There is uu use sending
yoiir orders away from
For tailor-made clothing,
as we guarantee «tlsfso*
tion in prices, goods arid
CALL AND 8KK US.
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