The Democrat-Topic. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 36, Ed. 1 Friday, April 8, 1898 Page: 2 of 4
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THEsDu!So™plc' INEWS FROM
THE STATE DEMOCRAT.
THE TERRITORIAL TOPIC.
"oarlal Taper of Cl«v«land Count;.
Official 1'aper «f the Cltjr of Norman-
All matter intended for publication should
reach thla o(l ce no. later than Wednesday
morniup to Insure publication iu the following
ALK1RE JARIiOK, PROPS.
TOM JARBOK, Editor and Mngr.
Friday, April 8, 1898.
THE OLD AND NEW.
Everything keeps changing. Two
years ago yon did not hear any
thing bat 16 to 1. A year ago
Corbett and Fitrsimmons had ex-
clusive franchise on the thoughts
of the people but now a great
many people who, if they were to
hear t'orbett's name mentioned
con'd not tell whether he was
member of congress or pastor of a
Last fall this country was as
crazy as a March hare on gold, the
Klondike article, but now outside
of Seatle und San Francisco, the
Alaska gold fields have almost been
wiped off of the map of memory.
For weeks the American people
have been hanging by their eye
brows, expecting every day to be
ordered to take Spain between their
knees and paddle her until she is so
sore she will never sit down again
On every street corner we can
find patriots who are willing to
shoulder their muskets, go to the
front and Lleed like a turkey gob-
ler that had got its neck between
a stump and an ax.
Then we have those swiveled
Bouled individuals who are peeping
out over their breast works of stolen
gold and are trying to mortgage the
poor, helpless, starving insurgenta
for their independence.
The Spaniards have blown up
our ship, killled our sailors called
us "toadi" and "Yankee dogs" and
say we have a "pot house politician''
for a President yet we are still
waiting for them to insult us so we
can slap their jaws until their ears
ring like a fire bell at midnight.
Hut when Mark Hanna permits
Uncle Sam to get his Irish up,
Weyler will have something else to
do besides starving children and
fighting with a type writer.
When we ju«t get strung out
once, the saddle colored sons of Sa-
ga-t.i will tliii.k that Culumbus
was a chump lor discovering us
In this issue Lawson Dyer pre
sents his name a« a candidate for
the Democratic nomination of Re-
corder of Deeds. Mr. Dyer is a
young mart, ambitious and com-
petent and before the campaign
closes he will, no douot, meet you
in person and present his claims-
He made the race for the nomina-
tion for sheriff two years ago anil
is quite well known throughout
A meeting of the Territorial
Central Committee of the Silver
Republican party is called for
April 12th at Oklahoma City.
The members of the committee are
urged to attend the meeting.
W.T.Wallace, W. \V. Wingate
and M. T. J. Capshaw have repre-
sented you and protected your in-
terests before. Show them you ap-
preciate their services by re-elcct-
ing them May '2.
M. M. Flurry, Democratic nomi-
nee for Alderman from the second
ward is a careful business man.
Tax payers need not hesitate to
turn the affairs of that ward over to
L- C. Kendall has made a suc-
cess of his own business and he can
manage the affairs of ward one sat-
isfactorily. Vote for him-
Elect M. C. Kunyan from the fifth
ward. He is a public spirited ulan
and will, in every resjiect protect
til ti this wet
Mr. Glasingaiue, of Fort Smith,
has purchased an interest in the
I Lexington meat market, and will
Laboring men, stand by your
friend C. B, McClintock and elect
him City Marshal.
Tom Clement i« a young man of
splendid business qualification*.
The City's cash iu aafe in his hands, make thiH bin future home
i_ n~i 1 • ~ , . ! Col. Laoey and wife were up from
Bob Pyles, Jeasie Ongsby and j PalllH Va„ey on Saturday visiting
Joe Daniels have all been weighed friends.
and they are not found wanting- Bert Lewin, of Norman, was in the
. . city on buniness Saturday. lie is
Joe Daniel s record as constable j uonte>nplatinR puling in a coufec
in an endorsement suflicient for his tiouery stand here soon.
re-election, It was comical enough to see Kd
Kvery man nominated last Mon- Su'venM celling apples by the tjuurt
day night should be elected. ^ do" . l " when
J 0 a customer asked tor few matches
• and Kd weighed them on the pub-
| lie scales, it was a little too good to
C. W. Neueon of Terrel Texas, was
prospecting in our fair city Mon-
1 day. He is at present in drug busi
| ness at Terrel but is contemplating
! going into the grocery business
I here. We would gladly welcome
' hiui among ue.
PROF. VIVIAN IS M A KIM
SUBSTANTIAL I >1 PICOVI
MEXTS IN HIS KKSI
Several Interesting Local Items
From the leader.
A. Holton went to Norman Satur-
John ttutler of Hall was in the
Lindsey Coleman was over from
Shawnee visiting with friends in
this city this week.
Fred Kites weut to the county
Fred Remmert and wife went to
Mr. Deranger of Texas was in the
city the firnt of the week.
Charley McCoglin came over
from Avoca the first of the week.
Cripple Bill mourns the loss of
his fiue garden in the late freeze.
Reports from Kansas say the
fruit is badly damaged.
J. S. Denton marketed a load of
nice hogs last week. They brought
the top price.
Mrs. S. V. Latham of Roberts,
Texas writes that potatoes which
were beginning to bear, beans and
peas which were blooming were
killed by the cold spell laHt week.
Mr. DeByers of Johnsonville was
taking in the sights of our city the
fir« t of the week.
Judge Wolf, prospective candi-
date for probate judge was down
from Norman, Monday.
J. H. Crawford left Saturday with
two car loads of cattle and two of
hogs bound for Kansas City.
Will James and Ike Harness were
on a big rabbit hunt Monday.
Hillie hasn't felt like any thing
Constable Wm. Grace of Potta-
watomie county was arrested last
week by Deputy Sheriff blackwell
for carrying concealed weapons.
Geo. Stiles, business manager of
the University Glee Club was dis-
tributing bills here Monday. He
made us a pleanant call while here.
J. P. Foster has j^st returned
from a trip to Decatur Tex. lit- re
ports every thing badly damaged
by the late freeze. Corn that wan
large enough to plow, cabbage and
other vegetables well grown were
K. R. Mapleformerly of thin place
but now of Pheonix Arsends his
kindest regards to all his friends.
He is fairly well pleased with that
country and the health of his fami-
ly has been greatly improved.
Never-the-less he says there is no
place like Oklahoma.
MisnClaudic Jasrett who has been
visiting with her parents for Home
time at Pond ('reek returned to thin
city the first of the week. She was
gladly welcomed back by her
many young friends.
Mr. Schrierer of Danville Kansas
was in the city visiting MiHH Van-
Valkenburg last Monday. He was
attending court in Purcell the first
of the week.
Mr. Best of San Antonio was in
Purcell and Lexington this week.
lie is figuring on putting in an
electric plant and alHO an ice plant
soon. We believe he will find a
very profitable business and are
sur« the addition of such a buniness
will be a fine thing for our town.
J. C. Sprowln and Kd Stevens
have bought the Orra K. Upp
grocery stock and will make a
scratrble for the cash trade.
The Padridge building in going
Mrs. McKnead drove over to Pur-
cell last Monday.
We nerd a bank in Lexington, and
need one badly.
Mr. and Mrs. Denton, from out
southeast of town, spent Monday
visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Latham.
Mr. King, our street commission-
er, has placed a new sidewalk across
Hroadway at Kast and Second street
this vetk. | Try tilt' flour made by tin- Win-
Mrs. McKeand's youngest son was 1 Kat'Millinic Company A*k for
, . . . . f. , Patent Succes or Pride of .\orman.
kicked just above the eye by a horse ! Sold by ..II grocerymen.
Saturday and bruised up pretty Wixc.atk Milling Co.
badly. . . .
John craning has been com-
The negroes are making quite an niiHtioned temporary district clerk,
effort to build a church in Purcell, He will continue in office until
and have been soliciting in Uxinjr clerk I!. I). Shears makes the
Three loads of cotton passed
our town Tuesday.
F. H. Redwin was espied on our
streets last Monday.
Neal Smith and P. M. Kads were
up from Lexington last Monday.
J. Yandaveer, was in from the
Rocky Point locality laHt Saturday.
The infaut child of Mr. Roper is
very ill and its condition is very se-
George Warlick is erecting a res-
idence in the southern part of the
K. F. Martin, after an illness of
two months was able to be in town
C. II. Griffith left Tuesday after-
noon for Chandler. Stroud. and oth
er points north.
A pleasant young people's party
was enjoyed at the home of B. F.
Yoho Wednesday night.
J. 11. Crawford's farm was sold to
Jerry Newville this week.through
the Leader Real Kstate Co.
W. H. Giles who purchased the i
farm formerly owned by Dave !
Wynne is erecting a fine residence !
Cleo Herrington. infant son of,
Rev. Herrington was v:ry ill th''
first part of the week but is fast
James Shepherd bought four
lots oi J. C. Sprowls in the south
part of town and is erecting a
dwelling house this week.
Ben Williams has rented his farm
to Peter Myers and in company
with John Coleman and E. White
will speud the summer in Texas.
Prof. Vivian has been improving
his residence until it is one of the
very neatest homes in town. He
has a large lot of elegant furtiifure
coming. Now guess.
Rev. McCollough of Ardmore,
and editor of the Baptist Beacon |
filled the pulpil at the Baptist
church Sunday morning. His text
was ' Search the scriptures for iu |
them ye think ye have eternal life"
and his address was devoted al-
most entirely to the young people.
The church was filled and all
agreed that it was the best sermon '
of the season.
o. A. Alkire, of the Democrat,
was in Norman a few hours last
Friday. He returned to his Mis-
souri home the same day.
Rich, Red a ul Pure Blood c ni I e
had by using Pr. Simmons Sarta-
parilbi Only 50 c uts per bott e
and 50 full doses for an adult.
(io to Worley Ilental Rt
Citizens Hank, Norman,
lirst c 1 ■ sh dentistry and
teed as represented
tracted without pain.
W. 11. Smesh, of JelT-i
Missouri arrived last wee
accepted a position at tin
Curesall skin diseases in all its va-
rious forms. No internal treatment
necessary. Failing, monev return-
ed to purchaser.
N. B, Anderson and John Gabrisl
were in town Saturday looking for
a couple of horses stolen from
them Friday night. Parties in
their neighborhood saw two fel-
lows riding the horses but never
siiHpicioned a theft.
I)r. W. H. Snow writen the Dk.mo-
crat to change his paper from
Harris Station, Tenn., to Filton. Ky,
where he has located to practice
A horse belonging to liveryman
Campbell was killed in a runaway
a few miles from Norman last Sat-
urday. The horse was being driv
en by Clias. C. Poppleton of Wichi-
ta Kansas. Mr. Poppleton had left
the buggy to open a gate when the
horse became frightened, ran away
and resulted as stated.
liuckleu's Arnica Salve.
The Best Salve in the world for
Cuts, Bruises, Sores, llcers, Salt
Rheuin, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chap-
ped Hands, ChilblaiiiH, Corns, and
all Skin Kruptionn, and positively
cures Piles, or no pay required ft
is guaranteed to give perfect satis-
faction or money refunded. Price
25 cents per box. For Sale by-
Blake and Reed.
H. P. Adams advance agent for
the Lady Africa Speciality compa*
ny was here Monday and arranged
a date for Norman Tuesday April
Our New Store is now open and ready for busi-
ness and we would be pleased to show you through our
lines of ——-o
Dry Goods. Clothing, Shoes,
Our aim is to keep nothing but good reliable goods
and to make the lowest prices possible. Our Dress
Goods Stock is complete with the Newest Novelties:
Henriettas and Serges, Beautiful Organdies and Dimities.
Also Complete Lines Prints, Muslins, Shirtings and No-
New Styles in Men's Shirts, Collars, Ties and
Call at our store and Iook through our stock.
D W. MAKQUAKT, President. J W' " " KtKK* „ . ,
S. B. OWENS. Viee President. L IAK3B, Ai tOaahler
ulKECTOm:—D. W. Marquart, J. W. Hocker, 8. B. Owens, J.t. Phetp , B. F. Hughes
W. T. Ma j held and Andrew Klnirksd',
The Citizens Bank of Norman,
I he Oldest Incorporated and Largest Paid I'fl Capital of any State hank
a My lull
F. Teel, Agent Crescent Wheels,
I Carry a Full Line of
CONDITION OF THE NORMAN STATE BANK.
—NORMAN, OKLAHOMA territory,—
at the close of Business, Friday, December 31, 1897.
I.omiB and Dltoounta, f 45.1N7.4f. l'aldin Cupl
Warrants and other securities 1 I>ue to <)tn«
Overdraft* m-cured un<l unsecured, :t.43rt.«• . I'epoHts
Ke*l Estate ... 01. I'rullvlded i
Furniture and Fixtures 1.4M.V- Surp'us...
Kx prunes Paid
I, C. H. Hessent, Cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that
the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge.
* ah * T. E. Smith, \ lv f C. H. Bfssent, Cashier.
Correct-Attest. ,7 Caruthcr3i ( Sectors.
SEAL.] Sworn to and subscribed befoie me this 3rd day of Januaiy, 1P98,
My commission expires November 22. iS<)8. James M. Smi'li, Notuiy 1 ublic.
JUSTICE OF PEACE,
AND POLICE JUDGE.
NORMAN. --- OKLAHOMA.
A New Grocery Store In Town.
You can get all kinds of Staple anil Fancy Groc-
eries at very REASONABLE PRICLS. Call and
give us a trial.
flcKENZIE & SON.
e desire to announce that we have just
received .1 resh Line < I Drug's. W e
invite \ ou to our st -re,
Our |-harm cist will I e found it
st re at an n.
dav i r rii'':.t.
Hooks, Cigars and Stati .n-tj'.
BARBOUR & WAILS.
DUTLEDGE WILL REPAIR
that watch and guarantee th'- workmanship
he behind nor ahead '■! time when a small
of money will make you right.
1 keep a line line of
W A. RUTLEDGE,ATTHEC,TYDRUG
-) AND BOO < ST ORE.
If You Wantthe Best
buy a QUICK MEAL,
the Best on Earth. For
VV. J. BROWN.
Mr«. R. II. Hunt is cjtiite aick.
John Branson has moved his fa-
mily to Norman to reside.
All kinds of pump mii'I windmill
work done by Daniels & Fisher.H.ltf
(). S. Wilson, foreman of the I)KM
oc'RAT office is quite sick of meas- 1
\ PLi: \sANT si UPHInI:.
( . lloovor*s lfelalhcs And
Friends KenxMiiher Mini.
I lar appointment, which i
| in a few days.
Preriiin Binder twine is made by
the Ueerinjf Harvester Works and
absolutely pure in quality and
hottest in weight. Sold by
j as 1). m aguikb.
Lost: A baby rocking chair,
Cain seat, also an umbrella between
Norman and Flournoy's place.
Plea e leave at democrat office.
c it as Stone.
sale by W. T.
Now Democratu do your duty.
City Clerk, Pyles.
City Treasurer. Clement.
Police Judge, (Jrigsby.
Clt> l> iMiioerat Ticket.
Marshal, I B. McClintock
( Ink. J. R. Pyles
Police Juil^e, J. I). Grigsby
Constable, Joe Daniels
■ nit lies Spincola for
J.K. Warner closed a succesful
term of school at Rocky Poiut
school house last Friday.
Pure Vermont Linden Maple
Syrup, the best on e «rth, at Stone
Bros., cat h Grocery.
(\ f. Bible, J Sebree, Dr. Lowther
snd Fred Reed . 1 r« building nea t
cottage homes in Norman.
An immense stock of clothing at
Wallace's C'iihIi Store and they are
for sale low, for cash.
1 lie County Commissioners have
decided to move the Probate court,
K. Clements. Sheriff and prosecuting attorney's
offices to the court house. They
will be moved in i < i t time.
The S *'i 1' 1 'ipli ony club
at the opera
'1 «* la • . lay night was well
lecieytrd. I he company was en-
W. W. Wingate. titled to the large that greeted it.
M. C. Kunyan. The entertainment was the best
M. T. J. Cjpshaw. 1 gi\t'U iu the city this eaBou.
I S. ( Hoover will remember hi
sixtieth birthday anniversary a
long as he lives. Last Monday
company of friends and relativ
spent the evening with him, it be
ing his sixtieth birthday. His
guests were: Rev. Ferguson and
wife, 1). |. Edwards and wife, A. K.
Loo mis and wife, S. M. Moore and
wife, R. J. Morgan and wife, P. J.
Leik and wife, Mrs. Minnie Kilgore,
Oscar Helvie and Mrs. J. J. Hog*
gerty of Delutli Minn.
j In behalf of R J. Leik and wife, M.
D. Hoover and Mrs. Minnie Kilgore
Rev. Fergus-m presented Mr
Hoover with a lovely gold watch
uid chain. L J. Edwards repre-
senting I. J. Hoggerty and wife
. presented him with a gold headed
cane. Klegant refreshments were
j served during the evening.
H OTOG R A P H S
j|j We are prepared to do first-class
work at reasonable prices and
guarantee all pictures. With
[j| new accessories we can give you something
nice. Call and see us at Brooks' old stand.
m BLACKBURN & COLEMAN.
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