The Peoples Voice (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 18, Ed. 1 Friday, November 23, 1900 Page: 3 of 8
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The Day Is At Hand.
It is cowing, surely coming,
Even now I feel the breath
Of the breeze of early morning,
And I know the night of Death.
That has brooded o'er the nations
With its bondage and its blight,
As a blotted scroll is rolling
' Hack before the day or Right.
Dr. Nail, of Moore, was in Norman
on business last Thursday.
Miss Nellie Hefley left last Wednes-
day morning for Shawnee to
visit with her sister Mrs. Fenn.
S. S. Force and John Leverich, of
Moore, attended as witnesses in acase
before the probate court last 1 hurs-
Yes, the day is swiftly coming
When the slaves shall know
Oh, restore their birthright brothers.
Lest their arms be raised to smite.
Lest like some strong mountain tor-
Held by bars of straw and sand .
They shall rise and sweep the forgers
Of their chains from off the land.
Come and see the crust ye fed them,
While they made for you the day,
See their bed, a cheerless bivouac
By a cold, Unsheltered way.
Hut theif night is not eternal:
Sin and shame, and death and tears,
Shall not be the toilers portion
All the cycles of the years.
They have sown and they shall gather;
They have wept, but they shall
In the day adawning brothers.
There's the wheat and not the chaff.
Shout the glad, unselfish gospel
O'er the land from sea to sea.
That the day is even dawning
When the bond-slaves shall be free.
Free to labor, free from hunger,
Free from pestilence and crime,
Free to soar fro* mental dungeons,
Thro' the realms of thought subli me
Free to hear their gracious father
Speak from forest, tide and Clen ,
Free to tread where love will lead
Free to live the lives of men.
None can stay the cleansing torrej
That shall sweep from earth its hell.
None can quench the golden sunlight.
That shall soon the clouds dispel.
For 'tis coining, surely coming,
Swiftly coming all to bless;
O'er the earth shall reign triumphant,
Love and Truth and Righteousness.
Read our advertisements.
If you wantice see Guy Cox.
Notice our advertisements
We carry all kinds of legal blanks.
For city scavenger call up phone 93.
Dr. Murphy, of Noble, transacted
business in Norman last Wedne^lay-
Maps of the Kiowa and Commanche
country on sale at the peoples
Harry Shaffer, of the firm of Reed
& Shaffer, was on the sick list
first of this week.
For the latest maps of the Kiowa
and Commanche countrj, ca
Peoples Voice office. t
The First National Bank has been
making some improvements on in-
terior of building this week.
The cats on our back fence, the
laLt vocal hit, in Little Tycoon
Opera House Tuesday Nov. -7.
Call and see Mc&inley's new stock of
China and Glassware latest decorations
and shapes in Qeenware and Ohina.
A man from northwestern Missiouri
sold a car load of potatoes in Norman
this week at «0 cents per bushel.
Look to your interest by trying Hun-
ter's Cream Flour,
M McGinley has opened up the largest
and finest assortment of China, Glassware
and Queenware ever brought to Norma .
The sailor drill in The Little Tycoon
i9 Wcll worth the price of admission.
Opera House Tuesday Nov. -
Miss Mary Corette and mother, left
for California last Thursday morning
where they intend to reside perman-
'""u would be well for the: turkeys to
commence to roost high if they would
escape becoming Thanksgiving vic-
The Cleveland County National
Bank has made some change in the
hank's fixtures and donned a new
coat of paint.
Mr. Voegeli of , the Globe store
starts east next Sunday morning to
purchase a large stock of holiday
,r00ds for the Globe store.
KSa5,."L"p t t"«o-r,,,aa«b,
Norman MilHni! &(iraln
('has x Gorten accompanied the
University foot ball team to Kln«-
tisher last Saturday to try the nerve
of the Kingfisher sports: but he foum
their nerve too weak to be profitable.
Last Thursday a large number of
farmers from the ten-mile fiat weie
in Norman as witnesses in a case on
trial in the probate court.
City Scavenger, Jno. A. Fox, is
ready to clean up your premises an
'out buildings at reasonable prices
If you want him just call up phone
Rev. Lodgers was installed last
Wednesday night as Pastor of the
First Presbyterian church m Norman.
Rev. Hawley and Rev. Graham of Ok-
lahoma City assisted in the instal-
The Ladies Aid Society of the Cum
berland Presbyterian church will give
i „ J - .. nftornnil
Square or Round Boles
To su« cur customers. We ha.c a modern up-to-date Ginnery and can euaran.ee
1 samples and prompt service.^ aUow .ul, market price tor see and
will pay customers in cash amount due above cos. of Gmn.ne and
• wrapping.*rWe v^ant to please you.tf'Give us a tna .
,Qrl„n<i prt'sbvterian cnurcii win uiner innj
k „,re Saturday afternoon at and dismal la.lures
an exchange Saturday a oerform. We pron
the window of Beardsleys hardware
store, next door west of Stubbeman s
I_ivi u.w w-O.,1
and commerce of the woild
A Hypocrite Unmasked.
Others may make beautifn
During the whole of the lati
uui uiK iuc - — 1 lican party, in i—
oerform. We"promise one bottle of ai the Chicago Chronicle has been j f the Kansas City convention
of the first organizers of the 1 eoples ^ editorial of the Chronicle
party and feels very hopeful of the after the election. 'I he
party's future at the present ^o- «>py of that paper coming to a demo ^
He thinks the defeat the ticfriend 0f ours, was stopped in , f atory no combination of
cratic party leaves the path* a open # h mimlte and every fusion istin amoun y._ hrintf
J. M. Graves, the jeweler is kept
S&S.-SS." rsrJss s
May field's drug stole.
Last Sunday Sheriff Newblock made
a trip to Wilburton, I. T. to get Jim
Bradley who was wanted here for hog
Stealing; but when Mr. Newblock ar-
rived in Wilburton he found the
deer had hold of the wrong man.
in spite ot luc i
of Mr. Bryan, in spite of the preac.i-
ment oral and written in behalf ot
the democratic candidates, there hut*
been but one real issue this year, ant
that issue has been the political va-
garies of Mr. Bryan himself. Demo-
cracy and populism would not mix.
1 No convention, no newspaper, no
and every fusionist in
for the'rapid growth of the P^l^^^htto follow that right-
party, or a party organized on the ! eQU8 example. Before you read this
same principles. (extract get all ready to swear. Here
Married last Wednesday evening | ^
at the home of the brides parents in . thk defeaT OF MR. BRYAN.
Perry, O. T. Mr. 1.1'.. Clements t | ^ anlazing result of yesterdays
Miss Daisy Armstrong. The youn„ ,
The University foot ball team play-
ed a game last Saturday with King-
fisher College boys, on the Kingflrt^ Arm8trong. The young; /"^'-^'"very Conclusively j
gridiron. The score at the end of the Miss L a y ^ ^ the citizens e ection revea « J y ,
I ed their own heroically- — — - ——
If you wan. MONEY come J1
make it profitable to you and interesting to
low it he makes your loan.
■aHIMBW norman. OA'"-
On the 5th page of this paper it
was announced that a Union Thanks-
giving services would be held at the
Cumberland Presbyterian church
and after that page was printed the
pastors decided to hold this service
•it the Presbyterian church instca
of the Cumberland Presbyterian
W. A. Smith of Newton, Kans, ha*
arrived in Norman and will open up
an express office in the building
north of the Clevelamd county Na
tional Bank. The opening up of an
express office up town will be ot
much convenience to the people who
have things to send or receive through
an express office
Doc McGill returned home last
Wednesday afternoon from Iowa,
where he went on a visit and to
tend a family reunion. He reported
and assistant cashier in the 1' int ,
National Bank for several years and
the bride spent two years in this City
in Charge of the Telephone switch
board.' They will go to house keeping
in the fine residence recently pur
chased by the groom, in west Norman
By reason of Tom's marriage -L H.
Dibble and .Tim Smith have drafted
resolutions to be presented at the
next regular meeting of the bache
lors club in Norman, but just
the character of the resolutions are
we have not learned but suppose they
ill be introduced for the purpose of
drawing on the clubs exchequer for
enough of funds to present the couple
with a line parlor set of furniture.
Salt Valley News: An amusing in-
cident is report from Noble
A young couple were marrie '
day school. Immediately after the
;eremony was over
tend a family reunion. He rc - ceremony w« 'iresent re
- had 1'''started"on his I "itVaTcriptural quotation. .To malce
, . t oklahoma; but would ! herself prominent the bride
ST1in Missouri | ,« J.
he arrived in Norman. ! come Unto Me." The audience col
W. T. Tate shipped his house hold (lapsed
goods to Oklahoma (Jlty last \\ edne- I
day and will establish his residence in
that city. Mr. Tate and family will | FOR
be greatly missed in Norman, for in,
nearly every town enterprise or en-
tertainment for the past eight years
both Mr. and Mrs. Tate have always
taken a prominent part.
We understand that up to present
writing the marriage license issued (
to Uncle Jimmy Reynolds has not i
been used, it seems to be a ease ,
where true love does not run smooth-1
lv The bride in this case seems to
| £ a woman that knows her own
mind and that mind has something o
a business'turn it would seem, for
! notwithstanding the pleadings of the
! would be groom, she persistently re
fuses to marry until a deed to groom-
1 house and lot, is forth coming.
was no Democratic reunion. On the
contrary, there was open and palpa-
ble democratic disorganization, panic
and route. ,
There are other conspicuous- facts
which may as well be recognized. In
the presence of the almost unexampl-
ed disaster which has fallen upon-the)
democratic organization at a time
when success ought to have been sure
U is plain that, of all the men who
mi^ht have been nominated at Kan-
sas city Mr. Bryan was the weakest
before the people.
It is plain that any one of a
dred sound money democrats stand-
ing upon a gold standard platform
and voicing other unmistakably demo-
cratic ideas would have received
more votes than Mr. Bryan received
It is plain that whatever policies
populistic republicans and so«alists
y alter ■•"-] propose as remedies for the
the superintend republicanism democrats can-
not be led to their support.
It is plain that no man involved
1L 1 . Hnan-
amouni ui umwjj
favorable circumstances, could bung
about a true fusion between element*
fundamentally antagonistic. Mf.
Bryan is defeated by democratic
votes, because democrats could not
be made to believe that his candidacy
represented anything better than it
did four years ago. All else has been
ignored. All other issues have been
postponed. Populism alone has gone
down never to rise again, let us hope,
with the assistance of anybody who
calls himself a democrat."
The Chronicle would never have
iupported Bryan except for the hope
of spoils. Now that there is nothing
to be got, it turns and rends him. lhe
paper agrees withM. Sterling Morton
that the party must be reorganized.
Well, go ahead with your reorganiza-
tion. The sooner the better. I lit
populists did not supuort the demo-
cratic party. They supported Mr.
Bryan, while they held his party
utter contempt. They will never sup-
port Mr. Bryan again so long as he
affiliates with the Democratic party.
But why does the Chronicle blame
Mr. Bryan for the defeat? I hey Pl
up democratic goldbugs for congress
in the most of the eastern states and
they were bowled over like nine-pins.
In Indiana, they put up the meanest
gold bug in the state for govenor on a
cowardly compromise platform and
the state was lost by the bigge* m.
iority in fifty years.
I Can any self-respecting populist
1 longer fraternize with a party whose
u-tst talks about
chief organ in the winr
them as does this monopoly loving,
gold worshipping newspaper owned by
a millionaire and edited by a w.
at no uiaii | ,
the stupendous finanj southwest for
cial and economic blunder of 1MB
can be elected president of the Unit-
ed States. ,
It is plain that nothing to oe
| .rained, nothing is to be hoped tor
from a continuation of the immoral
I and degrading alliance now and for
four year past subsisting between
Cotton Mill Sure Ground for Site is So-
cured at Oklahoma City.
Oklahoma City, O. ' Noy
F W Smith of Houston, rex., backed
by other capitalists, will put lr.a cot;
ton mill at Oklahoma City. 1 hen,
: wui cost *125,000 and will employ 10
men day and night. Mr. Smith bought
ho acres adjoining the city on the west
for which he paid He thinks
1 he has found the best place in the
w i 11
•otton mill. H
be of 5,:t00 spindles and no time
be lost in putting up buildings.
Wreck on Santa Fe.
I Last Tuesday morning an extra
freight train, at about 4 o'clock, ra.
I into^a bunch of cattle, on the tra^
I three miles south of ^>^r.e
and that of teen cattle w^e kU ed ^ h^^
1 number injured, several
,e populists. nip of the I e^'but fortunately engine held to
U is certain that the people It.1 ; ^ ^ ^ traln crtvv
United States cllJbination I escaped injury, only the cattle and
politics rom a m t be the j the Company suffered.
whose first purpose appears i i
driving away in alarm of men of
I business, men of affairs men of sub-1
I stance and men of intelligence.
,t is certain also that alHance of
I free silver republicans, populists and
erable democratic precedents in favor
of expansion and free trade.set metes
, and bounds to the development ot
, American power and preMin t u
See Mayfield', latest design uevv
goods, most elegant ami largest sto
ever brought to N' i man, price., tronJ
to 1.1 cents per roll, at
Maykikui's imr.i Stoke.
Look to ^' interest .y trying Hun-
ter's Cream Flou^n^theb^t.iti H.
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