The Democrat-Topic. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 13, Ed. 1 Friday, November 3, 1899 Page: 2 of 6
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Which is King:
Cotton or Wheat?
Well thats left for you to decide as both
have advanced lately, and we dont know
which suits the people of our city and sur-
rounding country the best. But we do know
that the % $ * * & i\i %
of Norman, can UNDERSELL all its compet-
Notions, Etc., and we carry a fuil line of
READY-MADE CLOTHING. We are also
agents for a number of Tailoring establish-
ments of New York and Chicago, and have
an experienced tailor with us who has been
in the clothing business for years, and we
guarantee a perfect fit in every particular of
our Ready-made clothing as well as our tail-
or made goods. Anc every piece of goods
sold by us not as represented wo will cheer-
fully refund your money,
^ We are here for business and we want a share of vi/
Ilj your trade.js^Also we are strictly in the COTTON
jjj MARKET and represent some of the best Cotton viz
^ people of the Territory. You will do well to see
jjj us before you sell.
turk & 'CO-
THE STATE DEMOCRAT.
THB TERRITORIAL TOPIC.
(both under one manaokmknt.)
UNDRIL 5. RUSSELL,
Editors and Proprietor*.
PRICE: ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR.
WAR AT WASHINGTON.
A Peculiar Mishap.
Mr. Clms. Gorton of Norman, re-
lates a very startling story which
Iim witnessed last week. He «as
enroute to Pawnee over the Santa
Fe and when near Guthrie the car
in which he was seated resounded
with the terrible shriek of a vcunan
ud the passengers were horrified to
The vast majority of our people
are not aware of it, hut it is never
theless a fact, that an Indian war
of important proportions is now
waging in tlie city of Washington.
The tomahawk and scalping knife,
the bow and arrow, are not the
weapons, but the struggle is none
1 the less animated despite its blood- see a little three year old girl fall
lessness. ing head first out of the car wiu-
Tlie tribes arrayed against each dow.
other are the Delawares and the It seems that a lady, accompanied
UNIVERSITY PROSPEROUS. 1 Cherokces, and as allies the latter by her little three year old daughter
Never before in its history has have powerful corporations behind u ere passengers on the train, the
the University begun a year so, ,'1(Mn w'10 w'" eventually get all mother hating a scat on one
promisingly. The attendance js f the spoils belonging to tlm victors, side of the car and the little girl
greater and the studeats are more The Delawares are fighting for paying in a seat just across the
,,m'" oj.--.-i. " An open window attracted
advanced; the material equipment
is more nearly adequate and the
work in the different departments
more nearly adequate and the ( f°r ''le valuables ta.it lie in the little ones attention and in
lie' .litTornn. not,tc 1 'heir opponents domain. The pre- tempting
j ward, iIol• iitt; on to the little
, foot, the terrified mother called for
j assistance and the little one was
.1 | iv- ored to safety.
opponents domain. The pre-1 tempting to draw herself up to it,
im tnnrA nloarlv nrtraniypH ^I Hminary skirmishes are now k-hiil' she lost lier hal imi and suddenly
ially gratifying is Uie growth in the 011 !" ''I0 I'aar. of-Ml heel Hr,t Quick a- a fl ,«i,
college of arts. Heretofore ^a'ms and and the Interior I)e ' the mother I- iped across the aisle
the classes there have been 1 payment, hut the "Battle l^.v.iP ■ and fortunately secured a grasp on
small and made up largely of irreg. | wl"lI,aVM to be fought 111 the "Halls 1 the child's f,„>i - she feel dotvn-
ular students. This year a more "^_V,""^e8,8
exact classification developed; and 10 Delawares claim that thej
the four classes are sharply differ- > uav© been aujainat the ^.iiiic
entiated. At last the college 0f J to use an outside expression for
arts occupies the place that it de- number ol years.
serves; it is now and will become' U is now claimed by the ( hero W- _■
more and more the cetre and heart | ,'0H. l .al; Delaware- havi no
of the University. The depart-f ^ rlght« in the Cherokee nation. ;,w
raent that shows the largest growth 1 , other hand the i > i.iw are>
is the school of pharmacy. The ! ^ 1,1 *heir' existence there was
first year class numbers twenty-live, : "ever questione ' by the ( In r >k ■
twice the number of last year. u,lt1' 11 wa> diseovtred iiat im
With this increase the facilities of nK^e'V v.unable mineral deposits
the department were so taxed that UDlJerlaid t.hen lands.
a large addition had to be made to As the lJelawan s have no iiust
regular bill of goods; and until the 1,1 l'1(' hands « I the ru-
ne w laboratory equipment is ready mt'ut' present, they are very-
working room is at a premium. In : P°0,,'y equipped with the sinew > of
other departments the same thing' m their present trouble, but
is true. The large biology class their deficiency in this nspj-et i>
called for extra inicocopes; even 4_ . ,:uft l'" 1 slM'nl their
Prof. Elder was forced to ask for , .... ln ,mProvi"g their land,
extra boxes of chalk. Y/c are
growing larger and more important
W. L. .Miller's son, who has been
<1 iiite sick Intely, is again abl
Quite a number of fanners are in
this vicinity trying to rent, a farm
Denver i.s fast becoming noted as
line farming country.
Cecil Switzer of Norman has
been in the city for the last few
days. Cecil is a number one fellow
and our citizens would be glad to
see him locate with us.
One of our hunters lately killed
twenty three quails with one barrel
so he says. However lie didn't say
how many times he tired that 4'one
The seven year old daughter of
Mr. Vandall of this place, is very
sick with pneumonia fever.
I). II. Hanna will leave soon for
the Panhandle country. He is go-
ing on business and will be gone
N. II. Gray expects to leave
shortly on a visit to relatives in the
Chickasaw country. He expects to
be gone about a month.
Mrs. J. D. Hanna is ex poet ing
her sister from Sherman, Texas.
Quito a heavy rain fell here last
Lawson Dyer who has been very
low with the typhoid fever, died
last Tuesday. This makes the third
death in the family in a very short
time. They have the sympathy of
the entire community.
The infant daughter of Mr. Mc
A lister is very sick. Some days
ago she swallowed a pin and serious
results are feared.
W.I). Cook of Norman, was in
our vicinity recently, on business,
He will accompany I). H. Hanna
on his trip through Western Okla
W. I). Stevens living two miles
northeast of here has been very sick
for the past week.
Vjuite a large number of young
people spent a most enjoyable
evening at Mr. Peter's last Satur-
Ham Cowan is spending a few
days in the city in the interest of
Wheat is much revived since the
rain and is not nearly so much
damaged as was thought to be.
On last Sunday night the store
room of John Kuedy was opened by
robbers and over $'50 worth of
£jood t v i. QUt.^ The robbers were
evidentijy up '<> their business, as
they had keys to fit both the front
aud back doors. Blood hounds
were brought from the city and
placed on their track aud they were
traced two miles north of town
The robbers si em to have it in for
Moore as this is the third time
since lasi August they have made
The W. (). W.,
meeting and had an
a few ewnings since. The order is
a good one and the Moore Sov
ereigus are working up to a lodge
second to none in the Territory con
sidel ing the size of our town.
The rccent rains have checked the
siekne«-s which has prevailed in our
vicinity for the past few weeks.
had an open
Related to Lieut. Brumby.
No one took more interest
following the actions of Admiral
Dewey's celebrated fleet than did
proprietress of Hotel Agnes, Miss
Elizabeth Moore. On Dewey ship
at ill times at the great admiral':
side throughout the service was
Lit tit. Brumby, the celebrated th«"
lieutenant of the squadron.
The lieutenant is u second cousin
of Mis.-; Moore, who modestly ad-
mitted the relationship to friends
one day this week.
and if the world finds it out wo
shall not care—University Umpire,
Politically, all eyes are turned
towards Nebraska, Kentucky and
Ohio. Sam B. Cook of the Nation-
al Democratic committee predict! a
victory for the Democratic hosts in
Nebraska and Kentucky and a good
chance of electing the ticket in
Ohio. Ohio and Nebraska seem to
have first place in the eyes of the
public, they being the homes of
President McKiuley and Win I.
1 The forces of both tribes, never-
theless, are now being marshaled
for the coming struggle in 1'ongrt
ami the representative ot the Dela-
wares, Mr. Hiehard Adams, who i<
in Washington, says that 1:
eanquine of winning the fiin!
Do you wake up in the morning tired and unie-
freshed? Do yon perform your daily duties
languidly? Do you miss the snap, vim and
"w energy thai was once yours? If this describes
your condition you are in urgent need of
There lias not been a -ti
in Norman for three weeks
W. A Leslie was in I rum near
Noble Saturday. "W. bad a tin.
rain at our place this wiek" >ai.l
he. "At least six inches fell mid
we will not not need another di j-
^j| SOLD AT ALL Dfl'JG STORES.
Your trouble ai'ses in a clogged and torpid condition of the liver
and bowels which, if allowed to continue, will develop mala-
rial fevers, kidney disorders or some other troublesome
disease. PRICKLY ASH HITTERS drives out all
poisonous impurities, strengthens the vital
organs, promotes functional activity,
pood digestion, and vigor and
energy of body and brain.
If its Money, Chalk or Taffy, don't
trade with us.
Hut if its Money and Real Values you want, come to The
Boston Store now! We are in earnest when we say we are eo-
Make Things Hum During November.
The big inducements we gave the people during September
and October made us many friends. We expect the extraordinary
bargains we will make through November will give us many
more. So if its
Dry Goods, Notions, Clothing, Boots,
Shoes, Hats, Caps; Etc.
you are wanting, don't fail to come to our store at once.
stock is complete in every line, and you will be treated
whether from Hitter Creek or Shugarville.
THE SECRET OF OUR SUCCESS:
We buy for four big stores and buying in such
large quantities we buy cheap and always have
[The Boston Storep^
KENDALL BROS., Props. \
NEWS OF THE CHL'RCHiiS.
Rev. Paddock, of Tcmu^pet.
Notice «>r Kb1«* «-f Krai KNtatn.
Notice Is hereby yiven, that hy virtue of the I .
authority <• ,' n 1 in tin- Inst Will :m<| A
I'csMnu'iit d: I i.'iU'ih ('. Coll-y, deceased,!™
du'y probated and entered of record, the
. un.hMNiKtied, as executor of the estate said
holding an interesting meeting at 1 Kl<•. Coiley, will, on and after the Gib
,,1 • .• , , . ... "i November. ISOII, oiler lor ahIc and fell at
the UnriHtian cnurcn. It. Will coil* I private sale ibe following described re ill
I f>itowit: .
. '1 - >11.h I . >i quarter o. Section Twenty I A
, Tli re". Ill Town-hip nine North of Range Two T
w"° of Indian Meridian. In Clevelund A
i Tiie Blow i
l.et c\ ervlindv nttfiid tliA \1 1? ' We8t , f Indian Meridian,
/-ii e\tryiJ°QJ autiui lue HI. • H.. • couniy, Oklahoma territory.
C tin ron South next Sunday. Kev. [ No. ;t i.nd 4,in BiockNo. 28, in tho|
J. II. Miller will preach in the
morning and Rev. J. P. Lane in the
evening. Pray for me and for the
Annual Conference. A C. Pickens,
The M. E. Church South lias had
a posperoua year during the pastor-
ate of the Rev. A. C. Pickens.
Ninety live additions have been
made. Splendid Sunday school of
between one and two hundred; good
leagues, senior and junior; and
nearly eighteen hundred dollars
paid for all purposes. We are re-
liably informed that the Ofii-ial
Board has given Rev. Pickens their
most unqualified endorsement. He
certainly merits it.
Program of the Dedication s^r-
viee at the Cumberland Presbyter-
ian church next Sunday morning
Peace be Still"—Choir.
Seripture Reading and Prayer.
Solo—Miss Grace A. King.
Wonderful Story of Love"—Choir.
Sermon— Rev. R. T. Molloy, Waco
Prayer of Dedication—Rev. 11, T
Phelps, Oklahoma City.
'•All Hail the Power of Jesu>
The revival meeting begines with
the dedication service. All the
people of the town are earnestly re-
quested to come and join with n>
in worshipping the Lord.
s. Park, Pastor.
town of Normam, in .-Hi.I county.
That bids or ollci" for paid land must be I
made in writing and may be left with 0
brewer, Attorney at Law athlaollice in the
Mild town of Norman, or with 11. 11. Evoret',
exi eutor, Noble, o. ' *.
I be said «uJe w ill be made for cash or one-
liali cash and one-half on credit, not to exceed
twelve months ag may l>e deemed for tin; best
Interest ol said eatate. If sold on credit de-
ferred payment to be secured by mortKaite on
W. lb ewer, Atl'y.
In the matter of the estat'
Hla. k dc
Pursuant t ) an order made
of October ixw otic.- i
tha* the app li-atlo i "i It
betters of Administration
Mary 1 Blaelc d« raw I will
Uili of Novt in ier 18'rt at ]n
of Mary L.
on the 24th day
Unr by given
II. Wjune l< r
it ih« Kil te ol
:h heard oo the
at the office
of Probate Judfru In Norman.
Oklahoma territory, when ind wli.-'c in
one interested in shi I matter mm appear ui
Iarai.3 By the court.
i-!! !«. i*. v> ILI.lAMs, i'tobate .1 > • a
S. H. HARRIS,
In the l'robate court In and for Cleveland
< ounty Ok I ii homa Territory.
In the matter.of the estate of Goorire
Order for Hearing on Petition to sell Heal
Now on this day il appearing to the court
from reading the petit ion of Maggie Wilson,
du'.x verified and tiled in Maid court, on the
111 day of September, lsi«fl, pravintr for an
order to sell certain real estate behuiKiim to
said estate, to-wit: The soutln ast ouarier of
section lit township 9 ranges weit I. M. That
the krounds or showing in said petition are
sufficient upon which tojgrant an order for
s:i;e. It is therefore hereby ordered that said
petition will be head on the 3rd day of Novern-
bcr. iS'.C.l, ni the hour of 2 o'clock p. m, at the
of'iee of the I'robat" .ludjje in sa d county and
Tei • Itory, aud thai due notice be glve i of
said lieu rim: by publication for not less than I
Hecks end that all parties Interested in said
oft a to, appear and show cause if any, why
said petition should not be granted.
Given under mj hand and seal this 30th day
"iSeptember, lhQ0. B.F Williams,
Noi I. e Is hereby nven that Turk A: Kaufman
have Ii led their bond and petition according to
hi , tor i lie i n rpose of obtain.ng a license to
sell at reiail, hi: t vjdMtous and vinous
liquors at Lexington, o T, for the term of one
yei.r i). h. Wynne,
11 21 County clerk.
Iii the l'robate c, urt In and for Cleveland
county, Oklahoma Territory.
<ballard and T .1 1
Grltilth Co-purtners doing i
business under the firm |
name and style ol Ballard J-
Frank bar kin
: said Defeddant Frank l.arkln:
Vou are lien I.v notilb d th.it on the Pith day
.if Oc tober, !M1>. Said plaintiffs filed Ueir
bill «d particulars in th« l'robate Court of
I'laiid county, Oklahoma Territory In the
above entitled cause In which shIiI plaintiffs
ask judgment f<<rt he sunt or faohi due upon
i ««■ 'nuit for iruods, wares nn>| merchandise
!d l.y I'i iint ill - i . He:cndatit.
Mint •''id pbiiidill-said dav of Oetobcr
l"1- H'ed 't. i fliii.ivit.in iittsphment in said
1 ■ f"11 iifd ii111>■ <i' r of iiitaohnteiit was issued
'o -i'd i nil ii id levied upon the following
described personal protierty
the < i lite sleek i fruit-, nuts, candle-,
nd nxturea etc., ovrm d and '
rotitodled i.\ .i d OefeuiJant In the town ot !
Norman. O. T.
Now mdi " you .mswer tlie bill of oartiei|- I
lar * of *aid ph.intill: ..r or before the ^ Ttli dav
of N'm ein icr 1- 11. at the hour of 10 o'elneU -i
m. of said day the same will be taken ui true
"I'd judgom. nt rendered us therein praved
lor and the said goods and chatties sold for
the -atlfhicUoti of s lid claim and cost.
iMtness my h in<l* ind odicial seal this the
.'•'til day ot October i s .'.
I"!' v ! 15, r. w ii.i I *M-.
I'lobute .1 udire.
Ii> V Nu ilcinus and J. I>. 0rigsby .\ttys.,
for l'laiutiUb. i i it
? our competitors, but
9 it had to be struck.—
I must go, and in their
4 stead we offer special
CAPES AND JACKETS.
Our Dress Goods arc
exactly what you want,
both as to style and price,
We are selling for Spot
Cash and our salesmen
have orders to make prices
Our Shoes are "Peters"
and they wear like dia-
We carry the "ELK"
Hats. This brand is well
known and needs no com-
Our line of Fancy and
Staple Groceries is always
fresh and pure.
We aro exclusive agents
for CHASE & SANHOKN'S
famous brands of lioaxteri
Coffees and Teas. A trial of
tills coffee is all we ask.
McGINLEY & BERRY.!
AMERY & ELDER
Will PHy llijrheeit Price for
Calves and Stock Cattle.
•ee them before nelling.
w, Nf, NEWELL.
w. J. JACKSON,
NEWELL & J V KSr
ATTORNMVS A I AW
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Jarboe, Tom & Russell, Undril S. The Democrat-Topic. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 13, Ed. 1 Friday, November 3, 1899, newspaper, November 3, 1899; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc117121/m1/2/: accessed February 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.