The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, January 19, 1894 Page: 5 of 8
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FRIDAY, JANUARY, lath. 18&4.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
J. .1. Qurran was in town Monday.
T. TI. Varner wan in town Sunday.
C. A. Kelso was in town Wednesday.
Orin Ashton went to Guthrie yester-
New stoek of shoes at tho A No. 1
Buy ohool desks of E\ B. Hoyt,
Chandler. 1 "
(urniiuii and snppfii.s nc<
/•'. II. Hnl/I.
A. T. (toy. of Perry, was in Chand-
ler over gunday.
15. W. Oonihast lias been released
from jail on bond.
K. I?. Hoyt went to Guthrie last Sat-
urday, returning Monday. •
S,m> ihe baby shoes at twenty-five
,-i Hi-, a puir at the A f?o. 1 store.
Fire and lightning insuance.
F. B. HoifT.
There will be Episcopal* services at
ihe court house next Sunday ilt
The A No. 1 store always keeps a
supply ol ficsh stock of groceries, foed,
anil ti our. ^
The democrats of the county will
hold a statehood meeting in Chandler
B. B. Crawford was admitted to the
bar of the, supreme court while in
Guthrie this week.
Mica oia Harvey writea'from her
home at Sumnerville, Kans., for us to
a, nd her the News.
David Cheesman has been appointed
TT. S. commissioner at the Agency to
succeed Lee Patrick.
A pleasant dancc. "on the --^le,'
indulged in Tuesday evening at
close of the entertainment.
I). \r. Frazier writes from Centralia,
111., that his father is much belter ajid
that, be, expects to return soon.
I). Delaney, of Oklahoma City, was
in town this week completing li it) busi-
ness as water-works contractor.
A public watering-trough is being
put, in opposite the post office by the
miriness men in that vicinity.
Mrs. Tilghman, who advertised the
loss of her watoh In last wee it's News.
tdlls us that it has been found.
Miss Maud Farris kept at home by
the measles this week, and Miss Ber-
tha Fair has charge of her school.
The measles yet abound, but, in such
a moderate form that the victims arc
not troubled more than a few days.
Tha Kiekapoo ■ liuliatH have sent u
delegation to Washington to prove to
the Great Father that these Oklahoma
fellows are trying to kiek-a-poor In-
dian out of his own homo, forgetting
their reserx ation is merely a jail in
which they were placed after boing
brought back from old Mexico.—Outli-
( alls HUB An "Kx."
M. D. Losey, ex-county superintend-
ent of Lincoln county, returns to
Chandler this morning.—Oulhrii Niws.
You are a little soon in your appli-
cation of the "ex." Will. It will be
all right this time next year, how* vol-.
Nursery company Chartered.
The Chandler Nursery Company has
received its charter and have made an
ordor for 100,000 applo grafts and
50,000 other varieties of fruit, and the
first payment on the stock is now due,
and will be receipted for by S. A. Cor-
dell or O. B. Kee, in the absence of J.
L. Thurman, secretary.
John Creston, who has been in jail
in Chandler for several months on
the charge of an assault with intent to
kill, was taken before the insanity
board last Saturday, and adjudged in-
sane. Dr. Partridge was the principal
witness. The insane man was taken
to the Jacksonville, 111., asylum by
Sheriff Parker and Deputy Shawcross
Off to San FranolHCo.
• Miss Effie Gilstrap. of the News,
left this morning for San Francinco,
where she will take in the great Mid-
winter Fair as special correspondent
of the Kansas City Times. She will
visit other points on the Pacific coast,
and will probably he gone about three
months. The News will publish let-
ters from her during her absence
which will, wc trust, prove an attrac-
T.fm Irttlrf hUs returned from Missou-
ri accompanied by his mother and lit-
Rev. Nickles will preach at the
Valley center school house next Sun-
day, Jan. 22nd.
Meeting at the Epworth Chao -1 "n
on last Sunday night, also next Sunday
morning, Rev. Willouchby officiating.
A literal1 ' ^ •' ' ' . ■,!*•,V*n''
•V*Uejf Center school houjeund evoiy- Uoth organization?
body is tnvited to to come and take
There will b« a wood-chopping Wed-
nesday, Jan. 17th. The ladies will
serve dinner at the school house for tho
choppers and u m Try good time is ex-
sai-fty man lt~ Is not good thStJie
should be alone.'"
"Kosolvwl that this tiost, vield- Mi-
palm to -ho onr.w\n «««< ^r'
rectnww of thel * In^'nllation. * e 1 M
(ntev-',in««s and v1 ' niran-
,,)n I numerous
pArp* jn the face of so great a -•♦ringen-
m .. ■ r* 'is l>M not MMBt
the oountrv In reeent years. nnd that
we besivak for said corps the prosjier-
•nergy and persever-
SAMT TEL T3LI^tS
Jobber and lletail Dealer in
Notice ol special M eetlnK of the Hoard
of County < otnuilsslonars
To All Whom it Mav Concern:
Notice is hereu.- given that by vir-
tue of the authority vested in mo bv
the statutes of Oklahoma, 1893, I,
J, B. Underwood, county clerk In and
for Lincoln county, Oklahoma terri-
tory, do hereby call a special meeting
of the boar.) of county commissioners
of the county atid territory aforesaid,
to convene in the office of the county
clerk at 10 o'clock a. M. on Thursday,
January 2«">th, 1891. to consider and
Both nP!^ mi M'">n< be-in the new
•ar under the nv st auspicious eircnm-
stances, and the News wishes them a
pleasant and successful year's work.
The Wnter-Works Acecptcd.
4 Wednesday, Jan. 17th. W4.
The hoard of trust-ens met at :t o'clock
p. m. with present W. T. Belford. pres-
ident. T. C. Mosier. A. C. Cronk. I.v-
mnn Mills, and J. P. Avars, to receive
the report of the committee on tho final
test of water-works and pass upons ame
which was as follows:
Tn the board of the town of Chandler,
O. T.: We your eommitteo of final 'est
of water-works submit the following.
On examination of the well, find it to
be completed and in compliance with
the contract with the exception of the
supply ol water. We tind the well hail
11 feet of water at above date. The
pump house, ISxiO fectf has no corner
posts and is covered with cotton-wood
January -,>tn, i" t-oueiu, , 1 ' , , .
ti ansiuit such business as the ir.Ui- shingles Instead of pine or cyprt
ests of the county demand.
(,i\en under my hand and seal of
office this 18th day of January, It" I
J. B. Undekwood,
Mr. l'om-Derr Tragedy.
On the streets of Guthrie last Fri-
day. Geo Dorr of Logan county shot
and killed H. S. Foss of Kingfisher,
The trouble began a year ago when
Derr tried to kill Foss who had seduc-
ed his sister. .Deer was aequited at
the trial but the feud was kept up. a
short time ago Geo. Derr father
was murdered by an unknown person
and Derr had Foss arrested for the
criiue, believing Foss had mistaken his
y. /;. // >/' b telling school suppUts
on two years tirn at 8 per cent, inirrr.it
fust as cheap as you can buy /or CASH.
t\ A. CutjninghHm, the first survey-
or of this county, was married last
Friday at Guthrie to Miss Anna Sut-
The News and the Home, birhl anil
Formn are the greatest combination
ever offered for one dollar. Subscribe
We received some interesting cor-
respondence too late for insertion in
this week's NEWS, but It will find place
'I'tie (Julltl Entertainment.
Tuesday evening the south room of
the old court house was well filled with
an attentive audience which gathered
there there to witness the old but
popular pantomime, "The Mistletoe
Bough," which was given by the Queen
Esther Guild. The> acting was nicely
done under it bough of Oklahoma mis-
tletoe. The costumes, after the fash-
ion of colonial days, were pretty and
appropriate. Miss Ethel Ashton sang
the solo accompanying the different
scenes of the pantomime. After this
the farce, "Too Much of a Good
Thing," was cleverly carried out, to the
amusement of all present. Some good
amateur acting was shown, and the
young ladies arc to be congratulated on
the manner in which they carried out
The friends of J. T Harper gave
him a surprise on his 38th pirthday
which oecured on the 12th inst. Mrs.
Harper contrived to get J. T. off
to Chandler and kept him away until
night, and on arriving at home they
found a table spread with all the good
things that Oklahoma affords, boon
the neighbors began to arrive and
kept coming until 49 had arrived.
Among those present were R. Martin
and family, M. C. Freeman and family,
Mr. Hall and family, Mr. Taylor and
family, Mr. Elliott and family, Mrs.
Bray and children, and Miss Kate
Berry, Messrs Black. Willson. Tay-
lor, Kalka. Seymore, Bradshaw,
ijeans, ami Thos. ffcymore of St. Jo-
seph, Mo., an old friend of Mr. Har-
per." Among the good things prepared
by the ladies was a beautiful cake,*on
top of which were the figures "38."
After spending the evening in pleasant
conversation and telling appropriate
stories untill midnight the guestb de-
parted wishing Mr. Harper many hap-
When test of direct pressure was ap-
plied the water was thrown 50 feet high
through tho nozzles of Iwi hose attach-
ed at to hydrants. We find the tan*
according two contract, also pump and
boiler are according to contract.
We think the supply of water at
presnt insufficient to fill the tank and
pomp to run at full capacity :io minuets
thereafter and waste water. Signed.
.T. C. Fletcher,
TI. H. OAT.YOV,
T. I IflNiJIIE'i
j. a. Mitchell,
1. B. Stewart. Com,
On an admission of Mr. Delaney that
there was not an amount of water in
, , ks,« " qn... V. inl whs about i the well to come up to the requirements
Derr who was driven to ti e desperate „m.„ wante(1 wns
tVXS-, ' Foss bad a bad ,
in several states. He was quit, , 1^.^ ^ f'(11.f(lit ,,f witu u B,I(Jvantee
thy- to furnish all the water necessary for
J. C. FLETCHER AND CO.
Hardware, Stoves, Pumps.
A First-Class Tin Shop.
Domestic Sewing Machines
All Kinds of Machine Needles,
j. O. P'letctier ^
I use of the town, with that .understand
J. ,1. Liayton. t of the committee ^.nd accept tli
Mrs. Frank Lavton ha.s been quite I water-works upon the condition that
sick for the past few days. j Messrs. Delaney and Scott, as a guar-
A good rain would be very acceptable antee Un a°forfeiTpfV «00
in this part of the country. to thecreid t of the.the town of Ghan-
We have been ha\ ing regular | jicr to be held as a surety until tho
sprinf weather again this week. | flPst dav of August. 1 Hitt. to make good
ib(> nledsre above stated. Motion car-
A good many farmers are noty plow- „ ,
ing prcparitory to spring planting
Under the management of Mr. Mc-
Gee our Sunday school is increasing in
,) T. Gregory preached hti interest-
ing sermon to a crowded house in Clif-
ton on last Sunday evening.
Julian Meeker, one of the wideawake
farmers of Clifton isrjearins his claim
by pulling tho trees otit by the roots.
Miss Hunter, one ol Lincoln-county's
best teachers, is teaching a very suc-
cessful term >1 school in the Thompson
district north east of town.
Ye correspondent has been haveing
the tooth ache at the rate of about one
thousand jerks a minute whic h ac-
counts for the scarcity of news this
1 wish I was a printer, I really do in-
deed: It seems to me that printers get
every thing thev need. They get the
largest and the best of every tiling that
irrQva; they got free into ctrouaes and
other kinds of shows. The pretty
<nrls all speak to them no matter how
they dress, a shabby coat is nothing if
you own a printing press.
Drugs, Books, Stationer}',
Paints, Oils, Etc.
Prescriptions carefully compounded, day or nijjhi.
Largest and most complete stock. Lowest prices.
prce Bus to • • •
I HOTEL DALLY.
Attention Given to Commercial Trade. Good
Sarflple Rooms. Rates 52.<xJ per Day.
Only Brick Hotel in the City.
J. VV. DALLY, Proprietor, GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA
Call at this office and get a copy of
t)„. a Field, and Fbrutr*which we
offer for one year with every subscrip-
tion paid in advance for the News*
We are In receipt of .a communica-
tion entitled "An Apology," which Is
crowded out of this issue, but which
will receive attention at another time.
The Lincoln county democracy was
represented at the Oklahoma City con-
tention by .Toe Wisby of Guthrie. Oh,
yes, the democrats believe in "home
Messrs. Coller and Warner were
over from Guthrie last Saturday, and
assisted Messrs. Cook, Strode, and
Cook in rendering some good music on
Rev Rowan will preach hereafter at
the court house on the second and
fourth Sunday of the month at eleven
o'clock and every Sunday at V::t0
o'clock I'. M.
\ecording to the school law of Okla-
homa. Friday and Saturday, January
ofith and -27th. are the days for holding
the regular quarterly examinations for
The week of prayer closed with un-
ion services at tho .Congregational
church on Sunday, Rev, Rowan occu-
pying the pulpit in the morning and
Rev. Thomson in the evening.
J, F. Bain, of 17-3, called • ai the
Xews office last Saturday, and ordered
the official paper sent to his address
Mr. Bain had been to the Agency, and
ha^ just leased 4^0 acres of Indian allot-
ments joining his farm. He has one
of tho best improved placet in the
Singing practice every Sunday after-
noon at 3 p. m.
E. Gerrandy is turning over the
soil and preparing for seeding times.
Our school has an enrollment of .10
pupils. IB. F. Ambler is known aa
There was, an immense crowd out at
the literary Jan. 5th. Verily our lit-
School began in Dlst. No. , 0 Mon-
day. When they are ready we believe
lii.st Nrt -l: can sp. ll them ijown.
J. B. McFarland Is building a large
new house. When it is completed it
wi.l beooeof the test farm houses in
the JSaQ and Fox country.
People Worn Kadsas are quite num-
erous looking for claims. We don't
blame them lor leaving the Sunflower
State when they can find something
It is mora tnan ..kely that protract-
ed meetings will be held commencing
Jan. 14th and continuing through the
week conducted bs Rev. liogue. Come
out and receive showers of blessings.
Dr. Irwin o liousa is near completion.
Mrs. Peuqua is not Improving form
her severe illness very fan.
A sisoer oi Mrs. iierry is visiting in
this neighborhood this week.
Mr. Varner, of Stillwater, was a
Harvey visitor the first of this week.
The supper held at the church was
quite a success, the net proceeds were
Miss Nettle Weaver is able to bo uo
and resume her duties in the post of-
i, rami Army and Koltef 4 oi ps lntall-
nttoii and ftanquet.
A verv nleasant occasion was th1 in-
stallation ofth^ G. A. R. and W. U. C.
at the court house on Wednesday even-
ing of this week. The room was beau-
tifully decorated, and both orders
were represented by a good attendance.
The (!. A. R." installed the Officers
mentioned in tie! News sonie time ago.
The officers of the W. It. C. for the
following year are as follows: 1 resi-
dent Mrs. Athton;- senior viec presi-
dent. Mrs. Miller; junior vice presi-
dent. Mrs. Lumley; conductor. Mrs.
Beeman: assistant, conductor. Mrs.
Blair: guard, Mrs. Sillis: assistant
cuard, Mrs. Haidcastle; chaplain, Mrs.
Gilstrap: secretary, Mrs. Bailey: treas-
urer. Mrs. Clark.
After the installation ceremonies
the members of the corps invited those
present to partake of a bountiful ^up-
per and the remainder of the evning
was pleasantly spent ill social conver-
sation and in listening to speeches b\
the comrades. The following s olu-
tions were offered by Col. Crawford and
adopted by a uuaninious vote of the
ried! G. H. Glassner, the engineer,
stated that the pump was ill good con-
dition and, from his estimation, th
boiler was a 44 horse power boiler and
was bolter that he expected to find it
On motion the following resolution
was adopted: "Whereas, the commit-
tee appointed by the said board of trus-
tees to witness inc. final test of tho sys-
tem of water-works, contracted by De-
laney and Scott in and for the town of
i,handler under th<j contract with th
trustees of said town of Chandler dated
.iuue 22nd 1 Mill having made a report
io the board of trustees, and the said
noard ol trusstees being satisfied fron
said report and also from personal in-
.p,-et ton of said of waterworks
and thesaid linal t,->t thereof.this da>
made, that the said Delaney and Scott
have in good faith performed the con-
ditions of the said contract.
Therefore be it resolved, thai the
said system of water-works be and the
same is hereby favorably accepted in
the name of the town ol Chandler.
And be It further
Resolved, that, ihe National hank of
Guthrie be and it hereby is authorized
uv said town of i liandl. i io turn over
and delver to said Delaney ,v Scott,
contractoes us aforesaid, the bonds of
said town of Chandler, or the proceeds
thereof, now by it- held in escrow, as
the agent of said town of Chandler, in
payment lor said system of water-
Tho Town of Chandler, by
W.T. Belford, Pres. Board.
Attest: 15. F. HaRdOAstle, Clerk.
On motion clerk ordered to issue 1700
in warrants on general fund of said
town in favor of Delaney ,t Scott for
supplies foi said water-works: also $125
in warrants, payable in .10 days, on
water-works fund for the tools, etc. for
the use of the said water-works. On
the motion adjourned to regular meet-
ing. Tuesday, Feb. tith 1*04.
n. F. Hardcastle, Town Clerk.
J-J c "> 1. o 1 • ^ 1 i "t o 1 i ^ 1 1 ♦
-s THE ONLY—
First-Class Hotel in Chandler.
This Elegant Brick Hotel has teen newly furnished and reopened under new
management. Rates reasonable. The very test of ac-
, commodationH. i > ooil wiunplo room*
Your Feitrc >uo^e Solicited.
ieriryMitchell - r cjprleto r
THE BON TON BAKERY
Fresh Bread Pies and Cakes always on liand. A full stock
• of Confectionery and lobacco.
( Mti A Ut-jl 1 •'
William Spielberger, - Proprietor
p. S. Hoffmam,
j. li. Charles,
E. L. CONklin.
. (To Feb, 0th.)
Notice to Creditors.
In the matter of the estate of Ttich
mound Buk'-r late of t.le township "r
Keokuk ,County of Lincoln, territory
of Oklahoma, deceased.
All persons having claims ngainst
said Richmond Bak>" deceased, are
required to exhibit the same, with the
necessary vouchers to the undersigned,
July appointed and q i:tliin-d lelminix-
t i\o u . tratorix of said deceased, at my home
,Vi - l* Keokuk township In ti ounty of
ana ncm > , , n
Tlie Sac ami Fox General Store,
Carries the Lar^tsi mid Best Assorted Line oi
Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, and Clothing,
• Staple and Fancy Groceries, Flour and Feed,
Of Any Place in Iiincoln Co. at Prices that Defy Competition'
ATTT. WK'K -.I IT,
DRUG, BOOK, / NEWS
"Resolved, by < handler post No. IRH
G. A. R.. that our sincere and hear '['.'im-oln" and territory of Oklahoma,
felt thanks an- due. and are ,ulll ;h.lt (,m. months after the first
tendered to Chandler Helief i j ' ■ 1 ulj|.(ia)jon ((f noti'«- has been
6 for the graceful treatment v.e na\; bv tl„, or,]or 0f the probate
received at the hands of san. -oi ,i|, i Lincoln county, as the
the bountiful repast with which tie . tj„. time for creditor* of said
surprised us, remindnfr us a this tn lto(.xhiUt ,in(1 ,,,-eHent their
initial meet,inc "f sail .or],- how VU-;;;-
ly better it is for the post t,o u.eet w ; K .
the corps than to meet alone, and cai
rying our minfis back to 9tliat eai ..
period in creation's morn when it was
> I 1
| CUUI t ■ ' • .
the time for creditors of said deceased,
present their claims
j jilted the 1'ith day of Jan 1S!M.
Mary E Baker, Administratrix.
I. C. Crawford, Atty. for Admx
Paints, Oils, nd Glass. School Supples,
Fancy and Toilet Articles
Prescriptions and Family Receipts Carefully Compounded.
Posst Office IBt iilc liri^-
Chandler, - - - ' • Oklahoma.
Awarded Highest Honors -World's Fair
•ft. f>oly l ure Cream of Tartar Powder.-No Ammonia; No AluB.
TIsed in Millions of Home,-,-40 Years the Stand?".
FINE - JOB* PRINTING
- OF AL L KINDS -
Best Equipm<mts;*Good Workmen; Prompt
§( cc, Reasonable I rices.
GIVE LJS A.TRIAL ORDER
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Gilstrap, H. B. & Gilstrap, Effie. The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, January 19, 1894, newspaper, January 19, 1894; Chandler, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc116321/m1/5/: accessed March 20, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.