The Daily Gazette. (Stillwater, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 18, Ed. 1 Sunday, February 24, 1901 Page: 1 of 4
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THE DAILY GAZETTE.
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J and Healthiest City in
j| Eastern Oklahoma.
STILLWATER. OKLAHOMA. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1901.
MRS, mi 1
BE 111 EDITOR
"The Smasher's Mail" a New
Publication With the'
Smasher at Helm.
FATHER IK UP,
Queer Case Develops in" Guthrie.
Guthrie. O. T., Feb. 23.—Newt Hoi-
land, 22 year* old. died in October la t,
on his farm, nine miles east of Guthrie.
Hi* mother, Lucinda Holland, and two
younger brothers, Sam and Howard,
lived with him. Dr. Q. B. Nealo was
Topeka, Kan., Feb. 23.—Mrs. Carrie appointed administrator of the farm
Nation is to enter politics and is to be- *n<1 Personal property at the request of
come the editor of "The Smasher's
' • "• ««•" uiiinpiit r b •* "• ••uiiimhi. 11*- iiir
Mail," a papfr to be printed in behalf charge of the property.
of negroes. She has refused tempting W. B. Holland, supposed to be the
offer* to lecture and will remain in To- divorced husband of Mr*. Holland, and
peka and help elect a "clean man" for
mayor at the spring election. These
matter* were announced by the crusa-
der in her cell in the county jail to-
day after one charge against her, that
of (mashing the Senate saloon two
week* ago, had been dismissed by
Judge McCabe She ia still being held
on the charge of breaking into the Mos-
ter Cold Storage plant on last Sunday.
A delegation of home defendera call-
ed on Mrs. Nation in her cell room in
the jail to talk about nominating acity
ticket for the election in the spring.
Mra. Nation, who ha< desired to be
come a citizen of Topeka, at leaat for
a while, was enihusiatic. "We de-
cided," she said, "to nominate a clean
man, a man who does not drink, smoke
or blaspheme, and no other need
The newspaper Mrs. Nation intends
to edit will be published by "Nick''
Chillis, the negm joint keeper who
signed one of Mrs. Nation's bonds last
week. Darid Nation, Mrs. Naiinn's
husbxnd, ia coming to Topeka to help
his wife with the enterprise. Mrs. Na-
tion once edited a paper in Warrens-
Mrs. Nation says that the paper will
be published for the special needs of
the negroes. It will contain news a
bout the temperanee cause in Kansns
and will devote much space to letters
which Mrs. Nation receives from her
enemies and lier sympathizers. Mrs.
Nation will write the editorials.
Mrs. Nation refuses to go on any
mof le«i ure trip-. A circus and the-
atrical man have advertised that they
have secured Mr«. Nation for a theatri-
cal-trip Eastern pap-hs telegraphed
inquiries in 'egnrd to this matter. Mrs
Nation said that she would not allow
her*elf to be made a fool of for one
million dollars a minute.
the was much p eased with the pros
pecta of publishing a paper for the nc
groe*. She thinks that mu;h good
thereby be accomplished for her cause
among the negroes and will also help
Territorial Snap Shots.
Thomas McMichael. who died last
week at hi* old home, at Plattsburg,
M>, wa* a resilient of Ripley, Okla.,
sod waa accounted one of her beat cit
P. J. Martin ha* tued the town of
Norman for $5,675 for damage* sus-
tained by faliing on a defective aide-
The output of the El Reno cotton
Compress for this aeaaon will be about
Henry Wattera<>n, journalist, is one
of the feature* of the university lecture
course, and will aoon make ajecture
tour through Oklahoma.
The Norman university asked for
100 and will qet $90,000. Other pub-
Institutions need not expect the
^lahoma City ia puffed up beoauae
an employee of the Chicago poatofflce
resigned to accept a job in the post-
office in that elty.
Isaac Sweet, of near Cordell, retired
Yridejr night a* uaual. Soon after it
wm discovered that ha waa dead. Heart
. The B1 Reno Qlobe complaint of the
petty thievery around town, and aayi
the country ia full of "vaga" who have
trifled aouth to apeai the w later
Mrs. Holland. He filed bond and took
married again in Kentucky, arrived
this week from Kentucky, and claimed
the property by heirship. Under Okla
hotna laws, the property of a son who
dies heirless, goes to the father first
and the mother second.
Holltnd, the father, arrived on the
seene last week and demanded the
property. Mrs. Holland, who claims
him a dangerous man, went to her
daughters, Mrs. Ch'iries Abel, living
eight miles north of Guthrie. Th« fath-
er moved on and took possession.
Holland i sixty-five or seventy years
old. He ha* demanded that Neale re-
sign as administrator, and turn him
into full possession of the property.
^Oklahoma Officials and Their Sal-
it can be safely predicted that with
the exception of the county attorney
bill and the relief afforded the county
commissioners by the board and high-
way bill, there will be no appreciable
increase of the salaries of county offi-
cials at this session, although the pres-
sure for substantial, and in some
cases even exorbitant, increases in sal-
aries hns b' en greater than ever before
in the history of the territory. Almost
every day since the beginning of the
session the lobbies and cloak rooms
of the council and house have b ei
crowded with delegations of newly
elected sheriffs, treasurers, county su-
perintendents and other county officers
energetically insisting to their local
representatives that their particular
office must have relief and that they
are the worst paid and most overworked
public servants in the territory. Mem-
bers have been waylaid in the liotflcor-
ridors, on street corner*, ai'd every
where by the officeho ders from their
district*, and importuned to introduce
and support, measures providing for in-
Mr*. Nation when seen tonight said creased salarie. and more clerk*. In
!• many of these cases moat excellent rea-
!* son* were given why present salaries
were tco low, land relief w as promised
luM like the
by many members of both houses, and
the county officials went home hopeful
if not satisfied. Some of the bills car-
rying substantial increases were favor-
ably reported, and, in some instances,
passed in one bouse only to meet defeat
in the other.
Both houses contain member* who
have ^constituted themselves the es-
pecial guardians ad libitum of that
dearly beloved and generally helpless
protege of the politician, the tax payer,
and most of them work overtime, as
long as there ia a reporter in the house,
to convince a willing world that they
are the real thing in the watch dog of
the treasury line. On the other hand
there are no member* who care to
oome out openly a* the champions of a
raise in salaries. It is a question
fraught with danger 10 the man who
hopea to continue in public life for Ok-
lahoma constituencies are decidedly in
favor of low lalariea, when some other
fellow is drawing the salary.—Leader.
a Ohanoe for Some One-
I have a choice Kansas river bottom
fara for exchange fur Oklahoma land,
(more pasture the better), near St.
Mary's, Kan!, that renta for one half,
delivered, ell bottom, aandy sediment
•oil, good well living water, pasture,
timber, orchard, house, barn and other
flrat-clasa improvements, loeation on a
public road, I% •Ilea from a good eol*
lego town, good neighbor*, and health-
ful. Price, HJOO. Who wente this
Call aad aee aae; eo
Greatness Bringing Many New
EVER THE SAME OLD SONG,
Of Oklahoma's Greatness is Being
Sung All Over This Laud of
Ours — Prosperity on
The following from th Norman
Democrat Topic tells the tale of Okla-
4 Going to Oklahoma," is thn heading
used by newspapers al. over the coun-
try just now. It tells the truthful story
of the peerless country of the south-
west ; the coming grand slate of the
The rapid growth of Oklahoma, hor
prosperity and advantages, and the
story fold in the 1900 census figures,
are responsible for the heavy tide of
immigration pouring into the territory
Oklahoma just now presents an en
eonraging picture to the northern home-
seeker. Leaving nis home covered with
snow and ice, traffic almost at a stand
still, he enter< the territory and walks
"orth in sunshine to view the growing
crops, the busy farmer and the pros-
perous business man in every avoca-
tion Huch a comparison added to the
advertising cnused by the rapid devel
opment of the past few years,'is respon-
sible for the thousands of homeseekers
who are Within the b >rd-rs of Oklaho-
The story of Oklahoma's prosperity
has reached every hamlet in tli- Unit d
States. Even Boston and N w York
i,ave become so interested tha' col-
'imn after column in their newspapers
■ire devoted to telling of the beautiful
Ii'dtan cou, try—the future queen of
Oklahoma's prosperity is based on
ihe fertility of her so 1; thejmrd work-
ing and enterprising farmers who have
been exceedingly fortunate of lute
years. Hoy, clone, are deserving of
the honor and fame which now over-
shadows Oklahoma. It was their plow-
that turned the sod of a wild western
Countryjnto the richest farming lands
known. It was the farmer that en-
couraged the railroads, assisted in the
bui ding of churches and schools, and
the upbuilding of every enterprise of
value to the community.
To meet the demand of the farmer
every line of business has grown with
equal rapidity and today when the vis
itor arrives and looks over the fertile
farms and pro-perous cities where
twelve short years ago lay a great
waste, lie realize* that the wonder-
ful atory of Oklahoma and her pros-
perity is not the idle talk of boomers
or work of fie ion writers, but is in
reality all that has been said and the
end is not yet.
I New Spring Styles
Mrs, Nation Case Dismissed,
Topeka, Kan., Feb. 23.-Judge' Mc
Cabc of the city court handed down a
decision today in the case against Mr*.
Carrie Nuion for smashing the Senate
saloon, discharging her, The case was
ubmitted on an agreed statement of
facts. Judge McCabe held that aince
Mrs Nation had no malico toward the
proprietors of the place, Kelly A Little,
and destroyed the place in abating!
public nuisance, *he waa not guilty of
malicious destruction of property. Thia
does not affect the esse pending against
her for the Hunday raid for which she
ia now in the county jail.
I would like a pretty woman of about
80 to W yeara of age, without children,
who haa come meana of aupport. aa
property, or money. I have 160 aerea
of land, all feneed i a two-room houae,
with well, f-rm Implementa and 70 hay
atacki. Tell all ladlee who want a
good huaband that I am In &e market
mm bualoeea. Address me al
Mortaon, Oklahoma Ter. I will tell
g 8oCm°emeo,inthne°NEWEST DE^GNs'in I
| FOREIGN and DOMESTIC DESIGNS!
§ 0MER L. DUNN, g
Lady and Gents Tailor. *
W. H. HAND HAS rr
Successor to W. R. McGeorge
The Best and Purest Quality of Every-
thing you want that is kept in a Drug
Store. Competent, obliging clerks, and
you get what you ask for. Keeps a com-
plete line of Paints, Wall Paper, Books
and Stationery, as well as Drugs.
THE RELIABLE DRUGGIST...
S. W. KEISER,
W. E. BERRY,
E. E. GOOD,
The Stillwater National Bank.
Capital Paid Up, * $25,000.00
Surplus, - $1,000.00
v Successor to the Stillwater State Bank, Organized 1894.)
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Neerman, Charles F. The Daily Gazette. (Stillwater, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 18, Ed. 1 Sunday, February 24, 1901, newspaper, February 24, 1901; Stillwater, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc117260/m1/1/: accessed May 26, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.