The Democrat-Topic. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 22, Ed. 1 Friday, January 5, 1900 Page: 4 of 4
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If You Want the Best Go to the
Carey-Lombard Lumber Co.
A Car Load of
John Deere Plows,
Corn and Cotton &
A. (). McGill hi
market on Miiin
a sold his meat
street to Harvey
Chas. Pendergrasn will leave in a
few days for Arkana aH to visit his
A. D. ACERS, Manager.
J. G. ChutuberH went to Oklahoma
James Wadley was reported Hick
Judge Sharp was up from Lex-
W. C. Rowland was here from
Oklahoma City Monday.
Mas. R. K. Kimberlin was report
ed quite sick Wednesday.
[ames Cease of Lexington is
visiting friends in Norman.
Simon Turk was over to King-
fisher the first of the week.
Mrs. h'red Reed who has been
quite sick is reported convalescent.
The commissioner proceedings
will appear in the next issue of the
J P. Iiurford spent a few days at
Mullhall last week visiting his
Rev. J. H. Miller tilled his regular
lifth Sunday appointment at Noble
Lee Rollins came up from Pauls
Valley, Monday, to visit his parents
for a few days.
F. M. Redding will leave in a few
days for Texas where he will re-
main for some time.
Miss Fanny Moore returned to
Liberty, Mo., Friday where she is
Rtad the closing out of business
advertisement of Kd Anthony &
Co., in this issue.
George Ingle, a brother of Kd !'
lugle, was here this week from
Rev. Sherwood, of Wynnewood
was here this week visiting his
daughter, Mrs. Joan Chambers.
F. M. Redding has trailed his
wagonyard on the west side to j
Mr. Brown fora farm near Franklin.
G. W. Cotney has moved his fam-
ily to Norman from Dale. He oc-
cupies his residence in West Nor-
W. B. Morter has returned from
Ardmore and Gainesville. He
visited friends and relatives at the
" latter place.
Kd C. Rixse lias returned from
Arkansas where hs spent several
days visiting relatives and ac
County Clerk Wynne has pur-
chased of F. M. Redding n one-half
interest in one hundred and fifty
head of cattle.
\Y. T. Wallace left Monday for
Waukomis where he goes to take
charge of the stock of goods he
bouul t recently.
Dr. Hallmark died at the liome of
Mr. Claphatn in the Chickasaw
country Sunday. Death resulted
J. H. Kingkade and wife, of
Hutchison, Kansas, are here visit
ill!; Mr, Kitigkade's brother, A.
Kingkade and family
Soon to be Free
Since McKinlev's frank ex-
pression as regards free Cuba
the Cubans may reasonably ex-
pect freedom soon.
BIT I AM ALREADY FREE
to make and am miking Farm
with either private or
company money at lowest pre-
H. S. TATiC, Nil
Giles Rountree has n
Miss Nina Davis went to Guthrie
Oscar Johnson spent his vacation
Mrs. A. It. Williams has return-
ed from Kansas City.
Miss Mae Wildersoa has returned
to her home at Edmond.
T. M Hendricks is threatened
with an attack of pneumonia.
Miss Edith Kdtchein, of Texas, is
the guest of Mrs. C. L. Botsfonl.
R. M. Ruuyan, of Arkansas, is
visiting relatives at this place.
C. W. White started the New Year
by purchasing a new stationery
W. Brewer was called to King
Usher Monday regarding legal
J. J. Burk had recovered suf-
ficently from an attack of fever to
resume work on his
Cliff Blain has returned from
Sherman, Texas, where he visited
Prof, Paxton lias returned from
Missouri, where he enjoyed his
Joe Chambers entertained a
friend, Attorney Gum, of Kansas
Citv this week.
Miss Irene Boulter, of Terrell,
Texas, is visiting' her sister, Mrs. W.
H. J. Keller, was here from Lex-
ington Saturday. Mr. Keller has a
new daughter at his home.
A. A. Elllington has returned
from a six weeks hunting expedi
tion in the Choctaw Country.
Miss Lou Gragg has returned
from Shawnee where she visited
relatives during the holidays.
J. E. Burton has returned to his
home at Fort Worth, Texas, after a
pleasant visit with B !•', Williams,
Miss Lena Harris, ho has been
with the Globe tore tor sometime,
has returned to her home at Wich-
G. N. Shears has gone to New
Mexico, where he will accept «
position with the Panhandle Ex-
Missds Sina Prickett and Flo
Talkington have returned to Kina-
haka, I. T„ where they are engaged
in school work.
Misses Johnnie and Charley Wil-
liams have returned from Purcell
where they visited a sister and
friends a few days.
Mrs. T. W. Jackson, who has been
very sick for many months, is able
to be up at present, however, she
does not gain strength very rapid-
At a special meeting of the K. P'a.
Saturday ni^ht, Krnest Fuller,
Chaa. Flesher, \V. 11. Alible and
Ray Shanafelt were made "Kinjra
S. M. Moore and (i. W. Cotney
went to Lexington Monday after
noon where Mr. Moore initiated the
new officers of the 1 O. O. F. at
Mre. C. W Brewer gave a dinner
to a party of lriend« Monday the
occasioon being the birthday atiui-l
veraarv ot her brother, Chas. Pen-
Dr. J. U. Wachtel returned Tnee
day night from Nevada, Mo , where
he spent the holidaya visiting
home folk. He reporta a very
Prof. C. M. Gould, of Nebraska
Univeraity, apent a few days with
G. A. Bucklin, laat week.
The special service at the Presby-
terian church Sunday whs appre
ciated by thoae attending.
Miaa Haitie Smith haa returned
to Sherman, Texas, where ahe will
again pursue her atudiea.
W. A. Watte, who waa quite aick
of pneumonia last week, ia much
better at this writing (Monday).
Dr. Foster has returned to Fort
Smith, Arkansas, after a pleasant
visit with Dr. Capshaw.
Mrs. K. M. Maphia iaat Rockdale
Texaa, visiting her mother. She
will be gone aix weeka or longer.
Miaa Myrtle Hartley haa return-
ed from Wynn ewood where she
apent vacation with her parents.
Laat week F. M. Redding ex
changed a brick buaineaa houae
the Weat aide to Dr. Manire for
farm on Little river.
Frank McGiuley and family re-
turned Sunday night from Kai
where they spent several days visit
ing with friends and relatives.
M McGinley left Sunday for
Dallas, Texas, where he has gone
to look after busineaa matt
having aold some land there.
Misa Lticile Boditie haa returned
from a viait to her o)d home,
of Oklahoma City, and haa reaum
ed her work in the public achools
Tom Durham a Univeraity atud-
ent, waa called to Tecumseh ^
day by reason of the aickness of
his father, County Treasurer Dor
Parties from Wynnewood reports
that H, F. Hartley formerly of this
county, is doing nicely at Wynne-
wood. He is in the second hand
Mra. John Hartzell and aiater,
Miss Maggie Alford, of Mullhall,
spent Christmas week with friends
and relatives in Norman and Lex
ISdgar Powers, who 1
holding the position of express
clerk at the depot, left Wednesday
for Guthrie where he hs
the position of day operator
G. W. Cotterell and Miss Kidd
were married at the residence of
the bride'sparent*,five miles north
eaat of Norman last Thursday
Rev. 1. H. Miller officiating.
Dr. Van Vleet, of Prof. Parring
ton and 0. C. Roberts returned
Mouday from a week's hunting
trip through the Commanche coun
try. They report a splendid time.
The fixtures and stock of the
Cotney drug store will likely be in
place before the present week ex-
pires. They will occupy the room
vacated by the Palace Grocery Co.
Mrs. T. K, Smith, who waa called
Gaineaville, Texaa recently by
of the sickness of her mother
that her mother is greatly
improved and is thou t to be out
G. N Shears of Norman will leave
for New Mexico on Thursday
he is engaged in advertising for
the Pan American Ivxpoaition to
be held on the Niagara frontier at
Buffalo, N. Y., 1901.
Deputy U. S. Statea Marshal
Willingham arrested seven individ
uals near Chickasha one day last
week. They are in jail at Guthrie
charged with cutting tirnb r off of
Frank lit oka has resigned the
position he has held with the Grand
Leader clothing co. for aome time
and will return to Texas in a few
days. Mr. Hooks made many
friends while in No man.
Mesdames Kirk patrick and
have returned to their
at Augusta, Kansas, and
Hemieaaey, Oklahoma, respective
ly, after a pleasant viait with their
aister, Mrs. A. J. Crawford
Undril Russell of the democrat,
writes from Missouri that his moth-
er ia greatly improved she will
spend the winter in the South start
iugassoon as she is able to travel.
Undril hopes to reach Norman this
A. Kingkade has arranged to
supply a daily report of the deeds
and mortgaged filed for record in
the recorders ofice of this county
Hehas purchased an Kdison Minco
graph, enabling him to supply the
report on short notice.
M. ie from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
Alum baking powden art ti* [rreMat
menacers to health of the procnt day.
Lexington K. of P's held public
installation last Wednesday night.
J. D. Lydick has sold hie interest
in the Lexington Leader to his for-
mer partner, Mr. Latham.
County Treasurer Stow caucclled
$4500.00 county warrants Thursday
making in all $18000.00
J. T. Klder received a typewriter
as a Christmas present from the
Crider Commission Co , of Kanaaa
City. Mr. Klder is the local repre
sentative of the firm and his splen-
did service to the company war-
ranted them in making the present.
Messrs Walter Phelps, Ralph
Acers, Fred Hotstord, Ralph Tate,
Newton Medlock, Leu and Roy
Choate, Misses Jennie and Mary
Threadgill, Anna Kendall, Hattie
Smith, Agnes Acers, Anna Choate,
Agnes Moore, and Kdith Ketchem
attended the Klks ball at Oklahoma
City Mondwy night.
The following receipe, given by
the Pittsburg Glass Works, for pre-
venting the frost and sweating of
shop windows, may be given in
good time. Paint the ^lass with a
solution of glycerine in 03 per cent
spirits of wine. Glycerine nbsorbs
the moisture and thus entirely
overcomes the difficulty.
The Modern Woodmen of Ameri-
ca installed the following officers
Wednesday night: Dr. Pendleton,
V. C ; John W. Stow, W. A.; B. F.
Williams, clerk; Tom Jarboe, Kscort
II. P. Alden, Hanker; J. 15. Davis, W;
W. W Cobble, I ; W. ;. Brown, J. W.
Stow and J. A. Lusk, Managers.
The local order is growing rapidly
there being several applications
A protracted meeting will begin
at the M. K. Church South on the
evening of the 10th. Rev. Juo. H.
Stone a graduate sf the University
of Virginia, and au ex cattle king,
but nt present the secretary of the
Conference Board of Kducalion will
assist the pastor in the meeting.
Come out and hear Mr. Stone he
a fine speaker and intsnsely in
The public are specially invited
to attend the services at tile M. E.
Church South next Sunday. Sub-
ject for the morning hour. "Will a
man rob God?'1 In the evening
"Secret societies, Iheir uses and
abuses." All members of the vari-
ous fraternal orders of the city are
earnestly requested to be present
at the evening service, which will
begin promptly at 7 o'clock. A. C
A Newspaper whose colur
overflow with advertisements of
business men has more inlluence
in attracting attention to building
up a town than any other agency
that can be employed. People go
where there is business Capital and
labor go where there is an enter
prising community. No power on
earth is so strong to build up a
town as a newspaper well patron-
ized, and threfore, its power should
be appreciated —T. De Witt Tnl-
John R. Durkee, who for a year
has been foreman of the Dkmockat
Topic, resigned his position last
month to take effect January 1st.
'Ir. Durkee will engage in the
grocery businesn i:i Norman. II
mong our most reliable young
men and while the dkmockat re-
grets very much lo lose him it
lies him succeas. 11.11 Han is,
of Buuceton, Missouri, au experi-
enced job printer, has taken Mr
Durkee'a former position. He is
experienced in all departs of news
An elegant line of Frames
in this week.
Emake the Portraits
to fill them. We
want to make one for you.
Order a dozen Cabinets
and buy a Frame and
YOU GET THE PORTRAIT
W. E. BROOKS.
j. A. Overstreet and Miss N
Freeman were married last Ti
day evening at the resideuce of the
brides parents, Mr and Airs. W. H
Freeman. The bride and groom
ell and favorably known to
our people having lived here
nun:ber of years. Mr. Overstreet
is now located at Oklahoma City,
where he is holding a position as
bookkeeper for the
Cotton Company. At (
did editorial work for the demo-
crat, under a former management.
The Democrat joins tlieir many
friends in wishing them much
Damon and Pythias was played
a small but appreciative audi-
ence at the opera house Monday
night by Oklahoma City Lodge K
ot P. They were assisted "by Law
rence McCarty, a tragedian of abil-
who did most excellent work in
the role of Damon. The perforin-
nce was uiven under the auspices
of Norman Lodge No. 5, and was
thoroughly appreciated by those
amiliar with the pathetic atory of
)amou and P\thiaa Hie stirring
cent h surrounding the overthrow
oi Hie .u.cent Gticciuu repub'ic,
istuilation ot Dioii^euus ac
king and the friemlt-hip of Damon
and Pythias were vividly portray j
etl. Mi- s Mable liarriman had a
most •litVieuit part in the role ol
(/alanine, but in the dungeon and
> xecuiion set nt - sin- exhibited
e i.oiiuual ability ttoitti,) a prufes
siou.it It would t>e difficult to im
prove upon Miss Lawrence's Her-
mion. \\ lule Pythias and Diony
iona were pr. senled in a very cred Kcndrix & Burns, Proprietors,
itable manner for amateurs they r
were too weak for the realism ' "
thrown into Hi- play bv M, UcUar- q/. Kings up Norman Coal
ty and Misses Ilairimaii and I.aw- O'T Yard, .J. It. CO KM AC K
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The Lead and Zinc Fields of
Northern Arkansas are most easily
reached via the Frisco Line. Ar-
rangements have been completed
daily stage service between
Chadwick, Forsyth *nd Lead Hill,
Iso between Eureka Springs and
Yellville, via Herryville, Green
Forest, Harrison and Powell.
These stages make close connec
tion with through trains of thf
FFrisco Line and afford most
nifortable and convenient means
of reaching that important local-
itj'. Descriptive literature with
rates, time of trains and stage
nnectiona will be furnished up
i application to any representa-
tive of Frisco Line. or lo BRYAN
SNYDKN, General Passenger
A Ken t, St, Louis.
The Season's Greetings....
Are in order, and with them we
desire to extend a very cordial
invitation to all seekers alter
to look over our display of Toilet
articles, toilet sets, perfumes in
elegant boxes, and all kinds of
Christmas novelties, which were
never put up in more elegant
style than this season. Both
donor and recipient are certain to
ba made happy this Christmas tide if the momento is selected
here. A big line of Books, Picture Books, Tablets FIRE
WORKS etc., etc
BAltKOUK .V SONS
CITY DRUG AND BOOK STORE.
A FINE LINE
I am now located in my new place of
business—the Mayfield & Clark Drug
Store—with as fine a line of
as was ever shown in Norman. I will
make you close prices 011 anything in my
J. M. GRAVES.
Central Meat Market
HENDRIX «V lit'HNS,
For a tender piece of fresh
Beef. Pork. Mutton etc come
to the new shop in the Carder
building, north of Citizens
l>a4ik. Telephone No.72
Cleanliness, Convenience, Neatness,
Durability and Economy
No wonder they've become so
In the IRON BED of tod,i\
all clumsiness is gotten rid of. 11
no Led at twice the price prett-t t>
so neat an appearance or will last
long. Our line of Chmtmas Goods was never so c. m-
plete. See our $2.10 Rocker—solid oak, leather seat J
fancy spindals. Its a hummer.
REED & SHAFFER,
HEADQUARTERS FOR XMAci GOODS.
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Jarboe, Tom & Russell, Undril S. The Democrat-Topic. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 22, Ed. 1 Friday, January 5, 1900, newspaper, January 5, 1900; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc117131/m1/4/: accessed April 20, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.