The Daily Gazette. (Stillwater, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 220, Ed. 1 Saturday, October 19, 1901 Page: 1 of 4
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Educate y«ur children jj
at the «fc
A. & M, COLLEUB *
at Stillwater. £
the daily gazette.
Devoted to The Interests of Stillwater.
Stillwater. Oklahoma, Saturday Evening, October
* STILLWATER t
Ifc The largest. Liveliest J
and Healthiest City in
u, Eastern Oklahoma. jg
(34.SO per year
THE CARNIVAL ENDEDOM PROGRAM FOR CARNIVAL WEEK,
[The Events of The Greatest Week Ever Known in
Payne County is Now a Matter of History.
The Queen's Ball a Great Affair.
On*' might; ">ur issuing from the i _ ■ .
I throats of the thousands w ho w itnessed ! ■ i" ""He w',en the crowd moved
| the baloon rise in the air—unti the jt,ie cro"'l did.
Agi icultural ami Cotton Carnival came , V"" ' (ll"otH a life time to writ
| to a close. It seemed it would last "! inci''<'"fs and tlien probably
not tell tliem nil ~
Taken till in all
fornver and a day. One long week of •
never ending pleasure and excitement. j i/' (ir,a'"'J " magniflcient success.
Thousands of sightseers surged first' r'' called upon to name the
here then there following the line of n|"l lla(' hern the figure at the
attractions. Always a crowd The. "" l'"'Brent movement, we could
crowd of the morning gave way to the ! "" " r''ere were several figure
crowd of the afternoon sml that to the ! '"'ads. Kveryone in town Contributed
still larger one of the evening There ! toward making this holiday week the
"" "" reSt- t0 >•"" I ""« enjoyable afrair known to
Don't get over three feet aw ay from
me or I'll shoot, I stli(J. The man
started and I followed him on the run.
w e went west and when we came to
Husband street there happened to l e
a two seated rig passing and we jump-
ed into it and drove on a run to the
county jail, where we threw the man
into the cell As an officer of the law
1 protected the man as best I could."
Mayor \ oust said be was just going
A White Fiend Attempts to As-
sault A Wine-Year Old Girl —
Caught in Act by Marshal
Annis—landed in the
The carnival festivities of the week
ran i ne ir ending last evening in an
outrage being committed upon a little
nine-year-old girl—a mere child the developments a
daughter of Mrs. Chltwood, the l un-
dri'-- employed at llie Youst hotel.
Was it not f.>r the fact tlnil theoflicers
of the law kept the particulars sup-
pressed, the citizens of Stillwater
would possibly have looked out upon
the I .uly of a w hite fiend suspended
from a telephone pole when the; awoke
this morning. As it was til" ollii-ers
knew nothing when any im|ub.v was
| made. i'onsr<|uently the crowd was uii-
able tn arrive at any particulars. There
was -ome talk of violence but a report
Vn* Started to the effect that the pris
oni r had been spirited away to IVrry.
! Quirk and effective work of Marshal
Ariii- saved the little girl and nI^> till-
man from being summarily dealt with
by ti e few who witnessed the assault.
The tory can best lie told and the
particulars more accurately arrived at
by giving the stories of the eye witnes-
•fs to the assault.
Marshal Annis says- "At about six
o'cIih I; I was In the I'.rownie Keslaur-
ant when I was told there was a man
in th« alley, back of the city jail trying
to 11 rstiade a little girl to enter a
buildii g with him. 1 stepped out the
bark way and up against a barn in the
alley I saw a man with his arm around
a litt! girl and he was taking privileg-
es with her.
"I waited and watched for develop-
ments I'retty soon both the man and
little girl entered an out building. I
waited as long us I could, hoping that
I would catch the mail belote he had
accomplished the little girl's ruin, for 1
"a- positive that is what he intended.
As I rushed past the alloy Mayor Youst
ami si11ue three or four other men eogt.
•fcnie running down the allev. I rush
•d up to the door of the building and
giie it a jerk but it would not come tivn this morning as Frank l.al>ukt
open. The third time 1 jerked on it
it opened and I grabbed the man and
jerked him outside the building. I lie
I tried to protect him. He was strut
""ni'live or six times and pretty se-
verely hurt. 1 threw him imo the cal-
'boose and tried ti) keep the crowd
•* y. I started off and they followed
I piissed up through Jack King's
place then around through Ham Myers'
•id back to the jail. When I got to
•ondition he was wiien I loft him—his
•jothes all unbuttoned. I told him to
Mtton himself up. Ho did so and thtn viieu. i.aui
l*0m manded him to come out snd run. 'tribute pies
have been in our midst. We are proud
of the fact that we have all pulled to-
gether. We are satisfied with ottr
share of the work. \Ve turned our
columns into a sort of living, breathing,
advertisement 'for Stillwater, Payne
county and carnival. \Vc lost track or
ll else in trying to follow the develop
ments of this we.-k. Finally—we con
gratulttte everybody, everywhere and
retreat to the old rut of daily deaths,
marriages and births—but we have en
j >jed it after all.
Palniour & Clark Suffer From The
Fire Fiend a Second Time
Within a Month.
'1 lie tire department was called this
morning at 10:45 in response to
OCT. 15,16,17,18 and 19.
TUESDAY OCTOBER 15th—QUEEN'S PARADE.
Format court house at ,o o'clock a. m. Grand marshal, Mulhall Cow
Boy baud, Queeu and Maids, Queen's Guard, the Modern Wood-
men of America, Hesser band, Grand Army of Republic. Ancient
Order of L nited Workmen, merchants with floats and citizens
with carriages, address of welcome, K. H. Fulton.
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 16th—CITIZENS PARADE.
Form at court house at i p. m.
Grand marshal, led by Mulhall Cow
7tll—GRAND CARNIVAI. PARADE.
' no juh going ""'i"nig at iu:4o in response to an
home to -upper when a man came run-! alarm from Palmour A Clark's cotton
nmg to him and told him there was a|gin- Tne department was out for ex-
man do.vn the alley with a little girl. I ercise and was close to the gin at the
Herat, down that way and saw the time of the alarm and no time was lost
i related by Mar- getting to the scene.
"ha' u"1"- When tb« marshal jerked The lire had caught in a pile or cot-
rr'"" tht* building, the mayor ton between the cotton house and gin
saj- h may have attempted to do him and hod spread from the pile into the
il ''Ulp l,arm' house The department was
A reporter for the (,a/.ette hastened "ot long in getting in some more of its
ti) the jail Mid interviewed the man. excellent work and soor. had the Maze
He gave his name as L. A. Doyal lie suffered out. This makes the second
has been working for the past month blaze within the last three weeks for
for Tlios Stockton and came into tow n ' I'almour A Clark and strange to say
yesterday to take in the carnival. He the cotton house has suffered each
had several children around him at the time.
merry-go-round and was treating them T.ess than one week ago the adjusters
all to rides liesaye he started down , for their insurance company settled
the stret 1 and that this little girl fol- their former loss and the enterprising
lowed him. He bought her some candy i linn made our Hre laddies a present of
and they sat down by the side of the j a 60 check for valued services render-
barn together tor a while and then lie ed. The department today bad the
arose to go into thecloset and the little blaze under control even quicker than
girl followed hint Then Marshall on the previous occasion. The loss
Annis jerked tlm door open and got j sustained amounts to about the same
him. lie says tho crowd broke three | as the former lire. $3,500. This will
of his ribs and otherwise injured him. j not interrupt the work at the gin
V tmdlv illi'l WHS I'iilmiuii* A* *1
Form at court house at i p. m.
ist Division-Under Captian C. P. Rock, Mulhall band, Carnival
Queen and -Maids, Guard of Honor, Modem Woodmen of
America City council. County officials, Knight Templars, Masons,
"dependent Order ot Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias, Red Men.
2nd Div.sion—-Captain W. j. Hodges, form at 7tl, and Duck
Hesser band, Grand Army of Republic, Agricultural and Mechan-
ical college students, Public school children,
3RD Division Captain Frank Shoemaker, Trades display of merch-
ants, form at West 8th and Husband.
4 F" C BUrtiS' LiVC St°ck parade'from
Husband and Main streets on 8th.
Awarding of premiutnns in live stock, farm, orchard, garden and
poultry division on Thursday afternoon. Hand concerts every
afternoon and evening.
lie was scared pretty badly and was
glad to get away from the mob.
He stated he meant the little girl no
harm: that he was very fond of child-
ren aid t hat he bad spent three or four
dollars on the little girls at the merry
He is fifty seven years of age and
has only been in this section of the
country about a month. He has rel-
atives at Fort Mnyne, Indiana, but is
a single man. lie was still badly
frightened when interviewed ami broke
down. II) told a straight story but
bad been drinking.
Some little talk of lynching was
heard on the streets but a leader
seemed lacking. The officers were
prepared to proteot the prisoner at any
The fellow accused of thecrime gave
his name to the liazette representn-
lle repeated his story as told us last
night ami added that be was under tin
influence of liquor lie was arraigned
iniiueiice in lujiior ne was iiiinigiieu
omwtl immediately jumped on liiin and probate court this afternoon on the
I tried to lirotect him lie w lis >.1 rue L .. i ...I ........
charge of attempted rape
lie was bound over to appear before
probate court at 8:00 o'clock Monday
morning. Tailing to give a bond ol
•tlrtK) he was taken hack to the county
_ „ The Kpworth League of the M. E,
Wie door ttie man was in Just the same church will give a pie social on Monday
loft him—his evening at the O. M. Kyler residence
I told him to oi south Main street. Kveryone it •
vited. l.adies are expected to con-
i altnour & ( lark are stii.i, on earth.
Was It a Joke?
About d:,'to o'clock Inst evening Sam
Myers was standing in front of his sa-
loon when a farmer by the name of
Clark, who lives twelve miles north-
west of town come out of King & Kep-
ner's and walked past him. Sam has
been having more fun this week than
any man in town. In fact he has been
in a playful mood all the time and has
furnished plenty of amusement for his
friends, lie was bubbling over just as
Clark went by him, so he sent one of
these little oome back balls out, strik-
ing t lark in the face. Clark turned
on liini with a shot gun lit* was carry-
ing. broke the gun and stuck a shell in-
to it with the expression, "I guess I'll
just take a shot at you, you S I'
deputy Sheriff Win Fox was standing
by antl grabbed Clark.
After being placed under arrest
Clark said he did it just for fun. Sam
was under the impression that it was a
II tie more than a huge joke but be
was having too much fun to stop and
swear out a warrant for the fellow.
Clark's w ife finally secured his release
and hi' wns sent home w ith the advice
never to bring that gun to town with
Mayor Youst is making quite a repu-
tation for himself as a pugilistic aspir-
ant. He landed on a man last night
and the fellotiL«ra« counted out with-
out any more^mo.
Bead! Read!! Read!!!
r< And Iearn of whom to buy good goods cheap (or Spot
t-ash or farm produce.
19 lbs granulated sugar 4
22 " navy beans "°
23 pounds pink beans
,, , . 1.00
4 good rice • • • •
6 " flake hominy ^
3 cans good sugar corn
3 " " peas
25 0/. can Rex baking powders
15 oz " " ■1 •'
IOOZ " " " II
All package coffee 2 for
1 can good pears
_ r .10
3 cans Greenwich lye
3 cans Dixie lve
1 pound bulk starch
4 anvil brand soda
1 fancy dish mustard 25
3 pounds ginger snaps
Lamps from 25c to
Lanterns from 25 to
Tine line of Glassware see them
Soda and oyster crackers by the case 61/2 to 7c per
3*ioc cans oil sardines
3-ioc cans mustard sardines "2-
1 can Honey Dew syrup ' "25
1 can Sweet Clover syrup s
1 can Rock Candy Drip syrup. ^
1 Bbl. No. t salt. 5r°
50 pound sack salt 5
100 pound sack salt
100 pounds bran | • 0
100 pounds wheat chop 95
Peerless flour guaranteed second to none '' a?
Remember we are headquarters for seeed po'ta- '
toes bulk garden and field seed in season
L ran berries, onions, cabbage, potatoes, and
other vegetables at the lowest market price
and always fresh. Thousand and one other
articles could be mentioned, that we offer cheap
I'aimers we want your produce and poultry when
offering them for sale, remember our low prices
011 goods (figure some.)
All goods guaranteed. Prompt and careful atten-
tion given to city orders. Phone No 184
AMOS & SONS
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