The Daily Gazette. (Stillwater, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 61, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 16, 1901 Page: 1 of 4
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STILLWATKR, OKLAHOMA. TUESDAY, APRIL .6. .901.
Rails are laid.
Ktiles Uid Down by tbe Depart- Kt,s,jt
meat 011 the Sabject
'* Still Working on the
A circular of in*tr«ictiue governing'
rural frte delivery throughout th*
KANSAS V8. COLORADO
The Former WanU to Hegin
Against the Latter.
M.n?"'-' """" 'h* l'r0',,•"i, "f "
country hat een isi.ied lay ^o.t-b,,« . o,
ffice department. It directe that ne- United St.i.. r from 'wining him that ( .*•
"• otate* Consul Smiih, at Mo*- '
H direct* that pe-
t tioners for such service be bead* of
familie* who *hnw ilia relative pupii-
iation along (be route, character of
the roada, principal avocation* of mie
people and distances each one ha* to
receive mail. A map of the routea
proposed la required. A petition m«*t
ba indoraed by either a senator «r «
representative in Coagre**. ICach
routa miiat be over twenty mile* long,
serving at leaat 100 families, and tho*
desiring the delivery mutt lie prepared
to put up auilable boiei. The** buses
will be entitled to the protection of
thr United States statutes Itural
carrier* are not required todalivar or
* ri" aay, he i. informed
from reliable aource* that the rail*
,nT*. Uirt «n 'lie Haiiar-Xiziker
and that thr remaining ,wo-
"J" ' "f the whole line between Tcita
■«d \ indivoitock I. nearly completed.
1 ha whole line, it i* belied. „i,|
o|iened for paiaenger traffic lij May of
tut «;urrf nt
Mrs Nation Past and Present-
When Ml*. Nation flr*t appeared in
the public eye it waain the character of
a«e'f-f°rgeit:ng reformer, filled with
righteous r*g« apainst the whiskey
Governor Orman of Colorado ha* re-
ceived a diapatch f om Washington in-
sure of Kanaaa
**ked permission of the United
dinary mail to house* *tanding back ifanatical. but unselfish and
from the main road They may carry j"'''1 * '*rK' ine**ura of heroism. In
other business than I'm ted Htates mail i ",M <'ll>r,(:",r *he commanded respect
f'atron* art' required to co-operate by 11,1,1 s d^Rree of admiration, even fro
keeping the road* up to the standard
in ail weather. The maximum pay
fur a full routa of approximately
twenty-five mile* it |j00. Carrier* are
to csrry a supply of stamp*. ►tamped
entelopea and portal csrds, and mu*t
lancel itauip* o i all letter* collected
At the opening of Saturday'* secret
s>-s<ioii of in* constitutional conven-
tion at Havana Senor Ay*enor Nunei
* ked that the convention either re-
ject or accept the Piatt amendment,
ss the resolution adopted jesi'rdsv
was not a formal declination
The conservatives considered tlie mo-
tion, practically rejected the amend-
tlnme who did not approve of either the
method or the purpo*e of her crusade.
I5u'. all that i* changed now. The
woman ha* degenerated, or developed,
into a common scold, a mercenary
seeker after notoriety. At Lawrence
on Ka*ter Sunday she took th« opera
house, which Congressman Howertoek
Slatea supreme court to begin a suit in £
•q ity against the mate of Colorado -it • 3?
order to Secure more of the water* of! W
the Arkansas river for irrigation put-
pose*. The governor will a*k the at-
torney general to investigate.
Who Carried OffThitGun?
New Yobk. April IS.-The 13-inch
gun. weighing more than seventy ton*.
' worth mole than $160,000. and shipped
on two csrs from Washington last
Monday to the Brooklyn nevy|yard, has
been lost between here and the nation-
al capital, and the Pennsylvania Kail-,
road company has been unable to locate j
it. The gun it intended for the battle-
ship Kearsarge and wa* due here last
I have just received
my new samples for
Prices greatly reduced
And be in time for
OMEI I. DUNK. „
LHDieS' S CENTS' TfflLOR S.
Enid Wave: The newspapers of
Urant, Garfield, Kingfisher and Can-
adian counties should cease calliny
their couniie* the "wett side." Tlieie
coutitie* are nearly central in the ter-
ritory. in facr, they are *lightly east of
ihe center, ihesefour coutitie* can-
«ith mistaken generosity turned over j not be beaten in the territorv for
In I air f...... ..t — 1 til. •
to I er free of charge, charged ten cents
admission to (tie crowd ot idly ciiriou*
who wanted to see and hear her. and
for «ri scolded and scolded and
j scolded She talked very Ifttle about
temperance, nothing at all about the
sublime significance of the day that all
[Christendom w*s celsbrating. She
j simply scolded,—for the motu-y there
1 wa* in it.
meat while the radical and radical , , , ,
. , , , . And that u a fair sample of her os-
l ress contained that it did not. and ,>,« . ,
v ., , , , . cupation for these past six weeks. She
^enor Nunez therefore a*kcd that a j . .
*tnrted a newspaper id the hope that
yea and nay vote b« taken ■ . . ... . .
_. . ' . , . .... the notoriety she had gamed would
Thia was opposed by the rsdica * who ! ..o u. .
. 3 make it sell She has gone hast two
have always avoided takmg a d-cded j (ir lhrfe timei „n ,.le£ture„
stsnd. Th. conservatives were plassed j which havs fortunate^ faiUd.aUhougl
at the point, and a. h plit was threat- lh, trifd h„ b„t to drtw crowd, f
ened among the radical*, a compro
inise was olTared and agreed to. by the
terms of which a resolution wss adopt
*d that the convention could not ex-
press itself either for or sgaiust the
smendment, and that a commission be
sent to Washington to report the beat
possible agreement with the president.
Cotton Mills Shut Down-
The 1.300 operators of the Meisacku.
setu cotton milla have been notified
net to return to work until April 'ti.
The e tire plant will lie closed on ac-
count of the dull market. The Tre-
mont and Suffolk eotton mills have
laid off three-fourths of the operative*
for an indefinite time, la all six thous-
and operative* will be idle in I^iwell,
this week, and at fall Kiver. Mas*.,
about 17,000 employe* of the cotton
mill* were notified last Saturday that
there would be no work this week.
The suspension will be the moit gen-
erous of any week since the decision to
curtail production was made. About
the twenty-five corporations, owning
some forty mill*, nearly the number in
the syndicate agreement will stop.
This will deeresse the production by
3>0,(lOO pieces and ntesns of los* in
wages to the operatives of about
Woman's Club Federation-
Th* convention of Oklahoma and
Indian Territory Federation of
Women's Clubs will meet at l'uraell.
I T„ on May 21-23. Th* president,
Kirs. Selwyn bougie*, says:
"Let the clubs see to it that their
needs and suggestions arc presented in
* practical form to the delegatus in
convention which assemble st Purcell
There are twenty-one eitie* that at
present hav* woman's club* that sre
members of the federation.
Th* Browning Club of thi* city i* in
this federation and will **nd delegate*
te tht meetiag which promite* to b*
en* «f the beet ia tht hlltory of the
rushing off to some saloon immediately
upon her arrival in a new town and
haran uing the loafer* gathered-there.
It may be readily admitted that Mr*
Nation accomplished lotne good in the
beginning. Hhe doubtless did much to
revive interest in the enforcement of
the law. and the sseliug she aroused
may have been useful in lit- ping to se-
cure the 'paiiage of the prohibition
•trengthing acts of the late legislature.
But the attention paid her ha* turned
her bead. She can no longer preserve
even the pretense of being a divinely
guided reformer of the John Brown
type, fhe is simply a mercenary,
shrewdish old woman who is doing the
esuse of temperance a great deal more
harm than good.
Because They Initiated Him.
Gt TiiKia, Ok., April 15. Aureliur A.
Ilarver brought suit to-day iA the Uni-
ted Stste* district court against the
liuthrie l.odge of the Koyal Tribe of
Joseph, asking dsmages in the sum of
910.000 for injuries alleged to have been
raceivsd during his initiation Febru-
ary tr>. llarvey claims that in riding
the "camel." a large wheel rolled round
the lodge room, he was strapped to
tightly to the device that hi* inuscl**
were lsccrated and strained.
ing crop*. The east *idc people I ave
trained the strntigeis who arrive in
their midit to believe that the "west
*ide as they call it. including the
four counties mentioned, is in the
short gras* country, which ia a real
estate campaign lie. Enid and King-
fisher are located in a lower altitude
than Oklahoma City or Gutkrie and'
Pond t reek is the lowest town in the
territory and the rule is the lower the
altitude the more moisture. Several
year* tigo the Oklahoma pre** associa- ,
tion in solemn, beery tension declared
the four counties to be the central '
section, l^uit the west side racket. 1
Stillwater Meat Market
Fresh and Salt Meats
Hides, Furs, Etc.
Fish, Oysters, Pickles,
Mustard, Catsup, Horse Radish
East Side Main Street.
GEORGE STEES, Prop.
She had never ssen a football game, be wise,
lie is an enthusiast. That is why sh*
listened with an interested face, a* he
read aloud thr detailed account of th*
j big game.
An old woman entered a provincial
savings bank the other day and walked
up to the desk.
"Do you want to withdraw or de-
posit?" asked the clerk.
"Naw oi doan't. Oi want* to put
•om* in," was th* reply.
Tee clerk pushed up th* book for her
•ignafur*,and. indicating the place,
•aid. "Sign on tlii* line, plea*e."
"Abim-it or below it?"
"Ju.t above it."
"Me w hole name?"
"Befor* Oi wa* married'"
"No; ju*t a* it it now."
"Oi can't wroite."
The girl* of Uuthri* enjoyed them-
selves with a swell dret* society fellow
from Perry last Saturday. He claimed
to th* boy* that h* wa* a la-de-da and
wa* a mash with all girl*. Th* girls in-
vited him to one of their homes to
meet a green country girl, a cou in to
Miss He accepted and one of the
girls dressed up and acted green and
what a time the girl* had laughing at
th* poor fool making love. They play-
ed the same trick on him Sunday night.
Finally he discovered the green girl
was one of (iuthrie's cute girl* and how-
cheap he tell. He was finally pursued-
ed to give a ban<)u*t at the Delmonico
if nothing would be said about it.
"Where ignorance i* bliss lis felly to
I should think," she said in her
pretty way, "that in inch a rough game
outsiders woald know better than to(
intrude upon th* liald
lie looked puzzled.
"What do you mean?" h* atk*d.
"Why," ihe answered, "didn't juu
just read to me that some inquisitive
p*r*on naaed A. Uoal was twic* kicked
from tht field?"
And tor th* lif* of hiin he couldn't
sum men ap the n*e*Mary htrdihutd to
•ipltin her ■isapprehsnsion.
"Tin- little granddaughter of Mr. and
Mr*. Brown," say* the Bmporia (Kan. t
Gazette. "Swallowed a $50 bill a few
days ago. Mrs. Brown had received
two $60 bill* in a letter and had them
on a table by her, while she read the
letter. TI14 liitlegirlenme in. picked
up out of the hills and began to chew ft
and swallowed all of it except the cor-
ner on which the figute wa* stamped.
Thin wa* taken to a banktr tote* what
could bt don* to g*t a n«w ont for it,
but ht laid nothing could bt done, a*
the government required tht aombtr
of tht bill. Rotor tht child htt felt no
effect from tht lit."
FARM s CITY LOANS-
In Payne, Pawnee. Lincoln and Noble
Counties, at Lowest rates of interest and
OF PAYMENT. See or Write,
SWOPE, JOHNSTON & COMPANY.
Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma.
H0RBIJ A SONS, Prsps
frgsh ANQ cii^eo
Fl^fi 0tT.?9 0^-ste
| Corner Saloon
Firjc Wiqos, Liquors
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Griffin, Lester I. The Daily Gazette. (Stillwater, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 61, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 16, 1901, newspaper, April 16, 1901; Stillwater, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc117303/m1/1/: accessed April 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.