The Daily Gazette. (Stillwater, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 87, Ed. 1 Friday, May 17, 1901 Page: 2 of 4
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SnOKE W. Q. STONE'S PRFECTO dND LITTLE DUKE CIQdRS
CH4X1.ES F. NEZtVUI, Mj'r and Pjbilihar.
LESTER I. GIFFIN. Editor.
SUB3CRI FT I OX FUIC 10.
One year in advance $4 50
Three months 1.20
One mon tli jo
Kntered ut the postoifice at Still-
water, Payne County, Oklahoma, as
as second class mail matter.
IN HONOR TO DEAD-
Memorial Day Proclatnalion
FRIDAY M V V 17. 1BJ1.
The Iowa and Sac and
dians will begin their doj.
a few days.
The heavy rains for the past few
days have placed the wheat crop
out of danger, yet the dry wea ther
previous to them cut the head
somewh t short for a big crop. The
prospects now are fair for good av-
We Nesd A Court House.
The immense crowds that have
thronged in and about the court house
during the past week hai emphasized
more than ever before the imperative
o! a better and more commodious
court home for this county.
There is room enough in any of the
oilices as they now are when there i«
no especial business on hand, but the
court room is decidedly too small for
the crowds tint assemble dailv during
terms of court. 80 dense has been the
crowd for the past few days that not
more than half of them could squezr
themselves under the roof to keep on-.
of the rain. Upon several ovcasim s
even tlm ladies who were subpoenaed
to attend have experienced 110 littlu
d iffic 1 t y in getting through the
crowds and pushing their w«y inside
the ro im.
1 he court house was all right when
it was built. J.ileed ut that time
when efforts were biing made to tes'r
the county in two and locate ty i "" affort
•cat. at practically .very cross roads L
■ n the county anything that would ,taUlrl,al de,lne^ "
Three Month's Service Free.
DR. WM. LEE,
The Distinguished Throat and
I,ung Surgeon, Eye and Lvar
Expert, and Mrs. Dr.
Who has enjoyed such a wonderful
success in Japan, Europe, New York
and Oklahoma, will again be at the
Youst Hotel at Stillwater on Saturday.
May 18, one day only and every four
All invalids who visit the eminent
specialist 011 that date will receive
three months' service free. Their long
experience in the largest hospitals in
the world enables them to successfully
treat all chronic diseases, such as
bronchitis, asthma, consumption, rheu-
matism, sleeplessness, brain and ner-
vous exhaustion, paralysis, neuralgia,
headaehe, tits, St. Vitus dance, cancer
tumor, skin diseases, including freckles
pimples, ulsters, salt rheum, etc., also
heart, stomach and kidney diseases,
nervous debility, eonfusion of ideas
aversion to society, loss of niemorv,
energy, etc. Diseases of the eye and
ear are quickly and permantly cured
by an original and never failing treat-
ment. Cures guaranteed when others
have failed, but they will not accept
incurable cases. They will examine
you thoroughly, free of charge, and if
Incurable will frankly and kindlv tell
^oung men who have become vic-
tims of solitary vice, that dreadful hab-
it that sweeps annually to an untimely
grave thousands of young men of ex-
alted talent snd brilliant intellect,
iney call with confidence.
Take one candid thought before it is
| Gt TiiitiE, 0. T., May 13.—One of the
latest official acts < f (invernor Barnes
was the signing of a memorial day
proclaim)I ion which w«s given out just
before inauguration of ins successor,
Wm. Jenkins. Four jears ago,"when
inaugurated, the lirst official act of the
new governor was the issuing of a
memorial day proclamation. This was
the first proclamation that had ever
been issued in Oklahoma and during
the lour years of the administration
the proclamations have been issued as
they are in the states surrounding the
great territory. The proclamation of
Governor Barnes is as follows:
With the coming of Way with its
wealth of bud and blossom, we are
again reminded of the near approach
of the day which custom has made sac-
red to the memory of the heroes of the
Therefore, in conformity with the
general orders of the commander-in-
chief of the Grand Army of the Re-
public, and in fullfillmeiit. of the spirit
of reverent patriotism which all Ameri-
oan eitizens should feel, let the people
of Oklahoma observe Thursday, May
30, as Memorial Day, in honor of deeds
of valor performed by the brave defen-
ders of the nation who have offered
their lives that the stars and stripes
may wave forever as the symbol of
I, C. M. Barnes, governor of the ter-
ritory of Oklahoma, do proclaim said
day as a legal holiday and urge its gen-
eral observance in the holding of me-
morial services where will be recount-
ed in oratory poetry and song, the
deeds of heroism of those who gave
their lives that others might lie free,
of those heroic boys and men who on
battlefields of north and south, on
( uba s hill and in Philippine swamp,
ns well as on ocean wave, bv deed ami
act have expressed so truly the grand '
sentiment of thai magnificent battle
..Stillwater Meat Market
All kinds of Fresh and Salt
Meats. Fish, Oysters, Pic-
kles, Catsup, Horse Radish
Etc. Hides and Furs.
GEO. STEES, Prop,
■ • • •.,> 1
Mathew Robinson's Hof ^d shoe Repairing * ^
«« "tally with guaiauteed satisfaction.
0J1OO dnop. liest Hoot and .Shoe Maker in the
Territorv Located on South Main Street, East of Hueston Hotel.
lit 1\n.>(!is ©*f ?*.
MORRIS k SON. Props.
FRGSK AN0 GilRGO m
The Stillwater National Bank.
Capital Paid Up,
"In the beauty of the lillios
Chri«t was born across the sea :
J hat transfigures you and ine,
As he died to make men holy.,
i.et us die to make men free."
too late. A week er a month may place i hymn of the republic
your case beyond the reach of hope.
Remember that it costs you nothing to
consult these eminent specialists,
therefore the most humble in circum-
stances can afford to avail themselves
answer for a court housu was plentv ' per™a"e,ltlJ uur,a(J by the Japanese
i I method.
Mn. Or. Lee gives special attention
to the diseases of ladies. Merit re-
warded. Her cures are uneqalled in
the history of science. Her remedies
will positively atiil permanently cure
female diseases. The doctor can he
c nisultfd in her parlors,"Youst Hotel.
Office hours from ! a. in. to S p. m.
The doctor will make monthly visits
Successor to the Stillwater State Hank, Organized 1804.)
Does a General Banking Business. Come and see us. We Want Your Patronage
g iod enough for the n sidents of thi
city. No* this tiouble is all over.
1 he county seat is permanently located
and the population of the county is
mora tha i l .roe times what it wa-
then. If no needed a house the size of
the pie.ient one \vl en t !j ■ location of!
the county seat feemed 11 .certain and !
the population was on a third of!
what it now i- and the wealth of the ' hereafter
county less that one sixth of present
values then «8 certainly stand ii, need
ol a batter houst* now.
Besides the problem for room when
the district court is in session all the
oth?r ( IlieeM are crowded like sardines
w hen any special business is on hand
in their offices. The board of county I Tn
commissioners has no lit place to meet ! ,, ' , w V' T ' The in
and hold their sessions, especially \\ hen T ''V Carrie N«tion. charg-
anything of interest to the people of Jl"nt t his evening 10-
the county is under consideration i'7'\ °f KUi"y Tri"l !'s
Even the trial of B remonstrance „* th*d,,trlet COUrt UDj
against a saloon petition can onlv be " l'ronuunced tomorrow morn-
!'"«• it is the general impression that
Verdict Returned Against
I Let the graves of the departed ones
j be strewn with flowers; lot the stars
•ndttripet be raited over their last
resting places, and while we pay tri-I
hute to those who have gone before.1
| let us not forget those who are with 11- j
today, many of whose step, are halt !
and whose eyes grww dim. nor those
I'rave boys in blue from north and
south, some of whom are jait home
from field and camp, and others still
ut the front keeping the flag afloat and
I upholding the dignity and fulllillinc
t ie dest iny of this, the greatest, nation
the world has ever known.
In testimony whereof I have set my
hand and cantad tbe great *eal of tlxj
territory to b. affixed, this thirteenth
day of May. A. I)., I!li)|
C M. Baknks, (iovernor. i
By the Governor:
Secretary of the Territory.
Doctors prescriptions carefully
v compounded by experienced
A complete line of Paints, Oils
Jg and Brushes, Stationery Perfumes
and Toilet Articles. Also a com-
plete line of Patent and Proprie-
M tory Remedies.
£ W. H. HAND.
jfe SUCCESSOR TO W. R. McGEORGE.
hoard with difficulty and when sueh
cases a, that com# up fully lialf the
people who want to sec and hear what
is going on are compelled to stand up
011 the outside for lack of nom inside.
The county treasurer's office 'is decid-
edly too small during taxpaying time
And should be fully three times it.
present size. The probate judge's
office has not near enough room to
comfortably contain the county officers
their necessary records, a jury, attor-
neys and witnesses even in the simp-
lest and most insignificant case
The vault for tht keeping of the
county rewards isreallf in worse shape
than thaoffi-es: little, crowded, poor-
ly ventilated as it is, crowded from
the floor to its ceiling with the records
piled up in all sorts of shapes in order
to squeeze them in, and with all a very
poor vault—something like an insur-
ance policy—good until the property
is burned. Above all tbe county ur-
gently needs a larger and better vault
or sometime we are liable to wake up
in the morning and find the court I
house, vault and all gone up in mnke.
Under preeent conditions it wr ti Id
seem foolish to undertake to patch up
or try to enlarge (he old court house.
We are able to have a better one. The
people of the county demand it and
their demand should be herded. I
she will be released on the payment of
CASE STILL LIVES
a line and costs. The trial began yes l;.,,... r „. c ...
terday. Today the defense had its inn-i Survives Parties
ing and made no effort to deny the 1 Connected.
truth of the aecusation A11 effort was
made however, to prove that Mrs. Na- t0 . v,
tion was insane at the time of the raid l-i' ' "f l8;~An interesting
The Jury was out only short time! ' r \UPnm" M
10 uaj Its title is h. I) Martindale
Bill's New and Second hand Wheels
Gun 6c Bicycle Shop. Sm,;ln,fV ful1 !ine- No* .
.• r . „ . uork of Fypevvriters, etc., with
satisfaction. Opposite Bullen's lumber yard. J. JJ. HoovKk
The verdict is a general surprise as it
was generally expected thai the jury
would hsng or bring in an acquittal.
Mrs. Nation was convicted forbreak-
ing into Kd Murphy's joint on Sunday
morning last February.
The Oklahoma City Times-Jour-
nal speaks of the police court pro-
ceedings of Tuesday as being very
against J. !), McCray, au app,.a| from
Lyon county The case was not inter-
esting from the amonnt or question
invelved. but 011 account of the death
of so maay of the people originally
tangled up in it. Judne Buck, of Km-
poria, recounted the deaths of parties
interested in the following language
ou see. your honors, the plaiatilT
„ „S111K vcry in error is dead ; the defendant in error
That only two were up be- " <leiid ' th' ad"i'nistrator of the plain-
fore the police judge to pay the Vl *rI°r '* df,ld 1 th* H(Jmi ' trator
usual fines of $5 and costs. I °- .* *nt.in #rrurde,d 1 ,Jie «-
FARM jCITY LOANS
In Payne, Pawnee. Lincoln and Noble
Counties, at Lowest rates of interest and
OF PAYMENT. See or Write,
Notoriety in matrimony is get-
I ting to be all the go. Recently
' one couple had their ceremony per-
formed 011 a bridge another in a
carriage at the door, and one lov-
ing couple held hands on a street
car platform while the words were
spoken that made them man and
eeutor of the administrator of the
plaintiff in error is dead And now if
the court please, the court of appeal.
" dead I hope 1 am not irreverent,
your lienors, in saying that Deuth
loves a shining mark."
rhe dignity of Division a of the su-
preme court of the state of Kansas
melted into an audible smile, and the
clerk was so stunned that he forgot to I
take a stenographic record of the re-
markable proceed inf. I
SWOPE, JOHNSTON & COMPANY.
Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma.
W. K. Williams, Clerk, Krank Williamg
ONLY FIRST CLASS NOTEL I IS TtIC COUNTY
RATKH, TWO DOLLARS PER DAY.
W k rndlrn^imrC°rer0n1Men' t,aml)'e roor i in Connection]
W. K. and *rank W illiams 1 rops. Corner Eighth A Main Hti Stillwater Ok.
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Griffin, Lester I. The Daily Gazette. (Stillwater, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 87, Ed. 1 Friday, May 17, 1901, newspaper, May 17, 1901; Stillwater, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc115981/m1/2/: accessed February 23, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.