The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 1, 1901 Page: 3 of 14
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THE CHANDLER NEWS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 1901.
EYE, EAR, NOSE
Office 128-130 Main St., Oklahoma City.
CITY COUNCIL MEETING.
Contract Let for Waterworks Well.
Salary Ordinance Again.
The council met Monday evening-with all
members present except Olds, whose resig-
nation was presented and accepted. T. J.
Brooks was elected to the council from the
fourth ward to fill the vacancy caused by
the resignation of Walter Olds.
The bids for digging the new well for the
waterworks were opened, and the bid of T.
J. Tuttle, being nearly $1,000 less than any'
of the others, was accepted, and the con-
tract was awarded to him at $587.
The question of the salary ordinance
bobbed up again at this session of the coun-
cil. It seems that when Mayor Collar
returned the ordinance with his veto he
failed to present his objections in writing,
as the statutes provide he should do. The
veto, however was recognized by the coun-
cil, and the ordiriance was referred back
to thes orcfinance committee and was turned
over to them. The city clerk, who didn't
like to see the $10 raise in his salary dis-
appear so silently, failed to make any rec-
ord of the mayor's refusal to sign the ordi-
nance or of its reference to the committee
or of the fact that he had delivered the or-
dinance into their hands. The city attor-
ney, who was also more interested in get-
ting an increase of salary than in protecting
the interests of ihe city, advised the city
clerk that they could claim that technically
the ordinance became a law by the failure
of the mayor to veto it in writing, and
thereupon the city clerk proceeded to pub-
lish the ordicance. The minutes of the
council show nothing whatever in regard to
the matter. The new ordinance does not
repeal the old one, and we now have two
salary ordinances in force, if it is consider-
ed that the last ordinance is really in effect.
On motion of G. E. Penn the Publicist
was awarded the contract for the city print-
ing. * .
The stockholders of the Chandler Furni-
ture Co., met July 27th for organization.
The company has a capital stock of $7,500
all of which is subscribed and fully paid
up. The following directors were chosen:
S. T. Osborne, J. Herrin, S. H. Herrin,
Mrs. A. W. Poole. The directors elected
the following officers: S. T. Osborne, presi-
dent; J. Herrin, vice president; Mrs. A.
W. Poole, secretary; S. H. Herrin, treas-
urer. The company will use the entire
three floors of the Carton building, now
owned by E. B. Parke, and they will have
as fine a furniture store as there is in Ok-
Quitclaim • and warranty
estate leases at News office.
deeds and real
About August 15th we will open
our new store in the Oleson build-
• ing, just south of Mascho's store,
with a new up-to-date stock of
Dry Goods, Shoes,
Clothing, Furnishing Goods
These goods have been bought
with care, and we will be able to
make prices that will interest
shrewd buyers. Watch for the
opening and come and see us.
DO YOU TRADE WITH US?
Purity of Drugs
* Accuracy in Compounding.
Well Selected Stock,
Up-to-date Goods, •
CORBIN & LYNCH,
SOME MISCELLANEOUS NOTES.
Interesting Paragraphs from the Pen of
the Veteran Correspondent,
Rev. Sheedy has talcen charge of the
German Lutheran church in Pawnee , town-
Ex-Treasurer McKeown has sold nearly
all of the sixty horses he recently brought
Rev. Beach aud Mr. Pitts, the only color-
ed farmers of Pawnee township are making
The good people of Stjoud were favored
with another beerless, noiseless, roWdyless,
Charles Roberts' seventy acres of cotton,
near Bake'r, looks very promising, consider-
ing the recent elemental drawback.
Many small pieces of lead are scattered
over the surface of a portion of Tom Hen-
derson's farm, a few miles northwest of
Five of the six Pawnee township boys
who served in the Phillipines have returned
home. William Lewis is fighting the tur-
W. W. Freshour, who recently sold his
80 acre farm near Stroud for $2000 intends
to either locate in the Creek nation or in
the "new country."
Rev. Doolan, the Holiness preacher on
Wild Horse creek says: "The Lord has
blessed my apple trees "abundantly. They
are loaded with 150 bushels of fine fruit."
The million-dollar rain which fell in Lin-
coln last Saturday not only boomed the wilt-
ing vegetation but also raised the value of the
temporarily drooping prices in real estate.
' The Ru'emeli-Brown building, at present
in course of construction on Third street,
Stroud, will be the most architecturally ar-
tistic edifice, in the* magic city on Salt creek.
Multer & Reed will soon erect an 80 foot
derrick near the new Merchants gin at
Stroud. It will be the towering attraction
of the test well which will be drilled 1500
The farmers of northern Lincoln county
are preparing to sow about one third more
acres in wheat than ever before. Some
will experiment with several new varieties
of the creal. * .
J. Russell Hemner, perhaps the only di-
plomaed hypnotist in Lincoln county, is
sorjourning in Missouri, and being a bach-
lor he still wrestles with the question, "is
married life a failure?"
John Oiler, the expert metalurgist, of
Keokuk'township says: "I know that the
Wichita mountains contain millions of gold
and other precious minerals, and I shall
try to get my share of the hidden treasure."
It is passing strange that so few farmers
of southeastern Oklahoma planted '^room-
corn seed, considering the high price of
the brush, and that broomcorn like all other •
members of the cane family never fails in
J. C. Pringey and ar oiher gentleman are
gathering the statistics of livestock and
other produce of the farmers in eastern
Lincoln county. They claim to be gather-
ing the information for the Santa Fe rail-
A certain gentleman of Cimarron town-
ship, Payne county, is doubtless the Belgian
harelsing of the territory. He has over 200
of the cute animals, and feeds shelters
them with great care. He values some of
them at $50 apiece.
Several ladies and gentlemen of Keokuk
township will attempt to organize a literary
society in Stroud, and try to compete with
Chandler for the laurels of culture and in-
tellectual eminence. Every friend of cor-
rect civilization will help the greatly-needed
A venerable, closely-shorn Ozaukee from
Euchee creek slowly opened his mouth dur-
ing Jhe protracted furnace-hot spell and
said: "It was'much hotter and drier long
ago when my forefathers lived north of
Chicago. Then all the grass on the ground
and the leaves on the trees dried up. There
was no water in the springs and creeks and
j rivers. Many birds, rabbits, and other ani-
j mals perished, and all the Ozaukees would
j have died of thirst and hunger if "they
I hadn't moved on the western shore of
| Micigan lake, where they had plenty water,
and eat nothing but fish for eleven months."
A Big Business.
j Very few people realize what a big busi-0
: ness is being done by the hustling cigar
j man of Chandler, J. Bart Foster. From
July 1, 1900, to July 1, 1901, the total
number of cigars sold by his factory was
294,887 and the total number manufactured
during that period was 305,102. He paid
to the government for revenue the sum of
$1,134.36, and paid out to his workmen
during the same period $2,300. Mr.
Foster's rapidly growing business, is proof
of the excellence of the goods he manufac-
tures, and his factory may justly be reckon-
ed one of the solid institutions of Chandler.
Have you seen those new Bain anjl
Schutler wagons that Collar has just receiv-
ed. , For terms Jake will treat you right.
ABOUT THE POPULARITY OF
THE SMITH PREMIER TYPEWRITER
IT'S ALL MERITED.
OUR CATALOGUE FREE.WILLTELLYOU WHY
IHE SMITH PREMIER TYPEWRITER OQ
131 w. 9th. St., KANSAS CI IY, M0
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Gilstrap, H. B. The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 1, 1901, newspaper, August 1, 1901; Chandler, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc117392/m1/3/: accessed October 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.