The Territorial Topic. (Norman, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 6, No. 47, Ed. 1 Friday, June 21, 1895 Page: 1 of 8
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NORMAN, CLEVELAND CO., O. T., FRIDAY, >HIX1> 21,
VOL. 6.—NO. 47
The Cotton States and Inter-
national Exhibition will take
place at Atlanta, Ga., Sept. lKth
run until Dec, 31st. Hie exhi-
bition will be of the highest ordei
and greet preparations are being
made, and in the past month 18U
acras of Piedmont Park have been
covered with building, walks,
driveways, terraces, etc., making
it have the appearance of comple-
tion. This will be the most fav-
orable season of the year to take
a trip South.
A Banker of Pella, la.,attempt- j
ed suicide the other day and after ■ 'pjie supreme court of Oklaho-
an examination of his booke it was mft) )ftSt week dismissed the ap-1 ill hold a I'nlon piotracteJ mee'ing
found he was short $60,000. He p6al from the decision of Judge |V.,^0,,"*0.V p^\Vhe.\..Vlv
The followfcig from the United
States Investor, gives some en-
couraging figures :
The Treasury figures thus far
during June justify the belief that
the deficit will be almost wiped
out iu the monthly accounts.
This does uot mean exactly that
the government will be again on
a eelf-supporting basis, for June
does not call for the large interest
payments which occur quarterly
in January, April, July and Octo-
ber. From present indications
the Treasury will soon be able to
pay all current obligations, in-
cluding pensions, from ordinary
receipts, but the interest account
will still call for some $25,000,-
000., of which lit least a part will
have to be provided from new
sources of taxation. The receipts
from customs have not tliuB far
justified the expectations based
upon the revival of business, but
this is probably due to the fact
that foreign orders cannot be fill-
ed so promptly as domestic orders
is "an exception to the golden
rule," he forgot about Cauada.
The gold excitement still ex-
ists and good reports are still
coming in. The prospectors are
not confining themselves to the
rivers and canyons, but are stak-
ing claims 011 the prairies, and
men are busy digging shafts and
locating claims. All authentic
assays made show that the gold
ore ranges in value anywhere be-
Scott as to the injunction against
the Choctaw railroad, holding
that the appeal was not brought
within the time prescribed by the
statutes wherein an appeal may
This settles the celebrated
Choctaw railroad fight; the road
will be put through the Kickapoo
country and Shawnee will be one
of the best towns on the line.
One of the relators in the case, of
Tecumseh, expressed himself as
beinir satisfied that the court of
tween $18 to $800 per ton. Most of
this gold is found iu range IT, last resort had been reached; that
township 11, sections 7, 8 and
18. Sometimes assays, official
and otherwise, are
be relied upon. There
millions of dollars wasted in Col-
orado on the strength of gold
assays, and millions made by
others, who happened to be a lit-
tle more fortunate. There is, we
have no doubt gold in the Arapa-
hoe country; as there is confi-
dently believed, mineral iu the
Wichita mountains ouly forty
miles away from this present ex-
citement. Persons who contemplate
making a trip in this direction
Union Tabernacle Meeting j order that care mav lie taken for the
HegMining Sunday, .Time 8011., the Insane tl.at aie dailv coining in from
I'astors of the churches of Norman all points of Oklahoma, t he rear ad
(tition, with a large force, is rapidly
going up. being now 1111 the second
Story above the baseuaeut.
Cotton Oil Company.
sealed it will accommodate one thou-
sand people. Rev It. II. H. ltiiruett,
of Oak Cliff, Texaa, will lead the meet-
ing and do most of the preaching. lie
comes to 11s recommended as a minis-
ter and evangelist of tiood character,
line talent., an excellent speaker, of
great zeal, and tilled with the Holy
Spirit. All the choirs iu the citv. 111 -
del tne leadership of W. M. Newell,
will lead iu the song services.
The object of this united effort is
CO! M V NOIt.M AI.
The Normal opened Monthly, with Profs.
Wore and Cole H8 instructors. The following
is a list of those enrolled;
Pearl Trimble, J. L. Smith, T. (1. Dorland,
Tlllie Hrticker, Mrs. Wiuans, (Jrace Berry,
Florence Miller, Minnie Leach, W. J. Hess,
W W Long, Viola Cragg. Etta Stokesberry,
Carrie Connelly. (1. Kelton, Hugh Lane, C. C.
Clothier. K H Armstrong, Luella Dellbaugh,
W W Kay wood. l£llie Williams. Horn Paiuier,
Cora Hays, Horace Powell, (leo. Powell, Bes-
sie Lane. Joe Burton, Anna i aider. Eunice
Crick, Mrs M B Wright, J W Barbour, Stella
1 he ed 1 ticat ton Of believers ami the | Hennessy, Kate Barbour. Jennie Barbour,
Km ma ('launch, Deborah Clauch, Merrlo Al-
Tecuraseh had fought a hard fight
against Sliayvnee getting the rail-
not to! road and Shawnee had won.
If you would probe the real
value of a man ask not what is
the grade of his living or 6cale of
his expenses, but what is the real
value or frame work of his career.
Weigh the man and not his titles;
there aro those noble by birth
and thev alone are noble; virtue
conversion of sinners.
There will lie several services a day,
and the people in the surroundii g
count!y and towns are invited to at-
tend. HeducedrstesontheIt.il and
hotels will l>e secured if possible.
Though the song books have not been
selected, bring your Gospel Iljtnns
and Hibles. All Christians are asked
to pray for the meeting, and attend, it
S. E. Henry, l'astor I'res. Church.
J.L. BKANE, " M. E.
II.J.Hrown. " So. M. E. "
11. W. 1'ownns, " Christian "
Cliildrens Day at the North M- E, Cliurch.
The members of the M. E. Cliurch,
north, celebrated Childreus Day in a
magnificent mannei last Sunday. The
church was decorated in festoons of
flowers that showed much taste and
arrangement on the pai t of the ladies
The Golden Gate was very attract-
J|SHEB & H ENNESSV,
ATTOHNEY8 AT LAW.
A. w. Fisher. B, E. Hknnesh*.
Norman, O. T,
Dlt. S. A. WAITS. DK. W C. WELCH,
Waits & Welch,
811Y81CIANS : AND : SURGEONS.
Do a general practice. Office over Williams
ifc Son's grocery store.
West Main St., Norman,o. T.
|)U K. E. THACKER,
PHYSICIAN A SUBGEON,
Ive and received much admiration,
is nobility, all else is but the I iUUi t|ie guardian angel, wiiicli Kept
paint with which to write its guard, was very appropriate and was
, , . . , ,, , . .. , very pleasing to the congregation,
name. A king with all his tinsel. The y(m|ig , ^ anJ youn(? men w||Q
should go prepared with a g°°(l | gutter is but a creature boru as j IIiade applicution to enter the Golden
supply of provisions, as it is a u ftn(j j ft Wft^r £Hrer £rom tomb i Gate did their parts with much credit
| long distance from any market, j to tomb; he mfty lmve been rock- and l,u"0''- little children did ex-
and is so located that the camps
may at any time be shut off from
the out side world by high waters.
And there is some leports that
Wyatt and Doolin, the outlaws
aud that that they did not begin ! are in that section of the country,
to be given until within a few The best line is to go to El Reno,
months, and then for the coming from there to Arapahoe by stage
seasons instead of the current I and from Arapahoe south by stage.
dm. The estimates of Secretary We would advise people not to
Carlile regarding the financial | '-loose their heads" over this lit-
transactions of the fiscal year \tie gold excitement and then be
which ends on June 30, have I sorry for it later on, but use good
proved to be very conservative, | judgment, and act deliberately,
and the treasury would be about We are trying to represent the
$3,'000,000 lietter off than lie cal-1 state of affairs as the best of our
culated if the income tax had not | ability will permit, and if any
been abolished as a source of J one so desires we will be pleased
revenue. j to give all the references and
■ j authority we have in regard to
imsin rrii district | this ''Gold Galore."
Rev. H. K. Bowerman aud T.
M. Boyd, of Coldwater,Oklahoma,
liNIHC WOK'S VISIT.
The Endeavors of the Christian
were in our city Satuiday and j church visited the jail of our
ed iu a golden cradle, but he is
uot therefore well born ; he is bet-
ter precisely iu the degree that he j
is better in his actions, thoughts
and deeds; richer, only as lie is
richer iu his immortal nature.
Wisdom, integerity and justice,
these are kiugly; purity and hon-
esty are manhood's crown, and lie
yvlio has them is the best born of
men, whether he liave been rocked
iu a goldeu cradle or trained in
the soil between the furrows.
Young man take new courage
you have just as good a chance to
inscribe your name upon the Na-
tion's Tablet of Memory, as did | from Seymour, Ind.. aud by the last
some of our most renowned heroes. ; "f lllis week u'ev win be reiu>>' t0
ceive about thirty inmates that aie
\ou need not stop but one mo- j |)e|,,j, i^kl in the territory. Those of
meut to call to mind the wonder- Jacksonville will not he received l«e-
ful strides of Lincoln, Garfield ' '-"e ll'« '"ld(lle ol'11,8 lattel Pal t of
and others to know through what This Institution Is one of the finest
hardships and disadvantages they things ever instituted and put to pub-
and still1 he use in our territory. When you
of the ladder of fame. There are ville. besides the extra expenses of the
just as many opportunities for i patient after he is theie. it is an
ceedingly well, especially were the
songs and marching hy the little ones
grand. They did well and showed
good training. The singing was of
the highest order and many compli-
ments were passed on the singers for
the able manner in which they he.(I
the congregation. The house was
crowded to it's utmost capacity, and
standing room was at a premium
The sultry evenine irave the people a
warm reception, especially those who
were seated. A fair collection was
taken to promote this trood and noble
work. The exercises were of the high-
est order all through, and the church
and children should be very proud of
The Oklahoma Sanitarium
A car load of furniture
ford. Maggie Alford, It Hickman. Tlllie Juck
sou, Mrs II Wlntln, Jume Fox, Floy Ware,
La vo ti la (laniard, Lillian Wynne, Mrs 11 W
Powers, Gardiner Applewhite, Maggie Smith,
A line course of study has been laid out.
There will be two lectures during Normal
The Prof's, have a good word for everyoue.
Much Interest is taken iu constitution class
Floy Ware eavs >ou may spell it "Ware or
Kev. Beane was a visitor to the institute
The students voted to have school next Sat-
urday, a week
Where is that fellow who nail "that is the
best looking group of girls iu cleveland uo.
The Instructors take "turns" in opening
chapel exercises, which make it interesting.
Miss Ware is their organist.
We heard that one nice looking young lady
said to Prof. cole, the other day, "1 don't like
the young men." he aaught the banister to
keep from falling down the stairs
Prof, oole is privately trying to solve the
question "Whom to marry aud how to live,"
but he tried to make the students believe, in
chapel, Thursday, that it was Prof Peiterson
who is so deeply interested iu the subject.
Let all of the teachers of this county make , ,
an effort to attend Normal, as an excellent I I
course of study Is being pursued and it will
repay you In your next winter's work, aud
then we are going to have a good time while
we work it Prof, Ware ktvps that smile.
Office, Over Abernethy's Drug Store,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Collections a Specialty.
Purcell, . J Indian Territory
yyi. JOHN H. SCOTT
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Will do a General Practice.
Ofllcc, Rooms 1 and 2. Over Citizens Bank.
J yt. J, 8. CH1LDS,
PHYSICIAN AVn SURGEON,
Office on Wilklns street, between First and
Second avenues. Call left at the Palace
drugstore, near postofHce, will be promptly
i BO. M. MILLER,
The books of the public library will be kept
over the old Bell store In the Huiluui block.
The library will be kept open for exchange of
Looks every Saturday from 4 to tJ p. in , be-
ginning on June ~y.
attorney at law.
Room No. 1, Purcell National Bank Building
PURCELL, : IND. TER.
Palestine illustrated; Famous scenes in
the life of Christ. Also a series of 160 views
of a trip around the world. Also a Iscture by
Rev.T. J. Griffeth on the Holy Lund at the
M. K,Church. South,on Tuesdap, June 25 at
s p. in. Admission 15 cents.
We are sorry to state that Olin W. Meach
am leaves this week for Shawnee, where lie
enters into the newspaper business, We have
known Ollu for 13 years and in that time be
litis been a faithful newspaper man, a rustler
and a hard worker, and *«■ hope he will meet
with good success. His stay in Norman has
made him many friends who can recommend
him highly to the peepie of Shawnee The
here last Mondav for the Sanitarium ' depend on beingfuliy repaid for their pat ion
passed in their youth,
i , , , . , .I1, . ., " , , | consider it costs the territory $150 for
remained until Monday, asking j county last Sunday in a body,and they rose to the top most round ^ enuh patielUtliat js 8eilt t0 jackgon
for aid for the starving people of J held quite an interesting meeting
Grant county, iu the strip. They there. They are greatly en-
report things to he in a most ser- J couraged over the step they have
ious and painful condition. No: taken and feel amply rewarded
raiu for a period of fourteen j for their work; the inmates ex-
montlis", that, of course would in- pressed themselve as very glad to
elude the period of the corn crop | have them come and pray and
last year, and wheat this spring; | sing aud invited them back. One
they also showed affidavits that of the inmates gave one of the
the people were compelled to send ladies a paper which contained
their milch cows away to keep J the story of his down fall, of how
them from starving—this would
deprive the families from their
butter and milk litis district
petitioned the Governor for aid
and he said there whs no available
means in the treasury that could
possible be applied to this people,
so the only course then for them
to pursue was to put local com-
mittees to work. These gentle-
men state many people have not
even tlour to exist upon; some of
the people grinding Kaffir corn
and living on that for weeks at a
time. The committee report good
euccess so far on this canvass,
and said that Norman was the
best aud most liberal town they
had found. Anyone having
mo-ey, flour or clothing they
wish to give, can send them to
the above address.
he first commenced with moderate j
drink iu the liceued saloon and
how his home passed from a per-
fect peace of happiness into a
, portHiit item. Then when a patient is
vounir men anu young women as , , ,,, . , .
■' pronounced cured while at Jackson-
ever existed in the past; just as | vj||ei |,9 js liberated at ihat place, aud
many needed, just as many places must pas his own expenses home <n
, , ill* 11 i remain among strangers, should he he
of salary and station, all watting . , , ,
J ° | unable to pay his rare.
for that young mau and woman, j MUCt, credit is due the gentlemen
who says, with a determination I who have taken this matter in hand.
• ht as it is a great benefit to the whole ter-
behtnd the saying: I am going, ,
J ® ° . ritory, and especially so to .Norman.
to the top round in my trade, in i,lls caused the name of Norman to
my business, or in my profes-, go before thousands of people, who
•" -i v .. • , ... ; ,l._ ! probably would never have heard ol
Biou. loung men uow is the >
our beautiful little city otherwise. It
time to prepare for the great du- w||j |j,■ j,,large number of peop'e
Hlli:\ YOI I'ltOVIi I I'
Remember that the Tone has saved
the larmeis several dollais each on
their linal proof notices, and are still
making the same low rates. Give us
a call before you prove up and we will
save you money.
Another splendid raiu fell in this
section of Oklahoma Wednesday even-
Mr. Jiiou Oole, Ihe popular traveling
representative of the Western News-
paper Union at Wichita, Kansas, was
in the city yesteiday, taking many
L. W. Silver who lives twelve miles j
I Northeast of Norman, had a blooui in i
1 )K. T. H. WILLIAMS,
All Work Guaranteed.
Office over Norman State Hank. Norman, Olc
Attorney at Law,
PUIiCKLL AND LEXINGTON.
Will iiractiee in the courts of Oklahoma
and Indian Territories and Rive prompt at-
tention to business. Office. Lexington, Ok.
i jk. A. A. DUNN,
PHYSICIAN ANI) SURGEON.
General practice in medicine and surgery.
Ti eats Rectal, Venereal and Genito-Urinary
Purcell, - - Inh. Ter.
tap-Office over Purcell National Hank.
Acknowledges deeds, mortgages and
all other legal instrument-. Ofliceone
door east of Transcript nflice.
Lone Star Barber Shop.
(Successor to J. D. Clare.)
ties and responsibilities of life
that lav, with theirs great fields
place of disorder aud torment, all j of labor before you. Think, in a
on account of his poor diseas- f0W short years the great respou-
ed will power not being able to j gjbility of our National Govern-
resist the sparkling cup that had i inent will fall upon the shoulders
brought him to the bur where he , Gf t|ie youth of to-day; then the
was charged with murder. He j great question of posterity will
asked an interest iu their prayers j arise; to make a national record
and law that they | taken through this magnificent con-
info employment here; it will bniiK a
great deal of motley to Norman that
would not otherw ise come. For these
reasons and a score of others, our peo-
ple should tie proud of this institution
and encourage the founders of the
same. It is an institution that the
whole territory is proud of to-day and
point with much pride to it and say it
is located at Norman.
On Wednesday of this week in com-
town Wednesday from his cotton field;
he says it is thirteen days earlier than
JONES & 1USINGER, Prop's,
any time since lie has heeu in Oklaho- j FontClaaeTonsorlal work of every deicrlp-
ma. lie has line prospects for a cotton ' "°"'
crop. I North Side Main Street,
United States Investor,
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and wanted them to come back ; Qf prosperity
again. This society and all other
fore them and they should take
courage and do all the good that
lays in their power.
will point back with pride anil j struotinn
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