The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 6, 1902 Page: 5 of 14

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THE CHANDLER NEWS: THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 1902.
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CLEARED OF CHARGES.
Dr. McElrath Says He Made the Changes
in Appropriation Bill.
A special from El Reno, Oklahoma, to
the Kansas City Star, dated March 3, says:
"Dr. C. F. McElrath, who was chairman of
the appropriations committee of the lower
house in the legislature of 1900, has exoner-
ated H. B. Gilstrap of the charge of fraudu-
lently changing the general appropriations
bill under which Gilstrap's salary was in- :
creased from $4 to $5 a day. The postoffice !
inspector, Mr. Stice, went to Dr. McElrath |
to hear what he knew concerning the inter- j
lineation complained of. McElrath went to j
Guthrie to see the appropriations bill. He !
recognized the handwriting as his own, and
said that he had made the change in the j
presence of several members of the commit- |
tee, when it was discovered that Gilstrap's
salary had not been raised as ordered."
The Preacher Acquitted.
Synes Clark, a young colorted preacher ;
from the vicinity of Partridge," was on trial
in probate court Monday on a charge of be-
ing the father of Emma Jones' baby, born
February.4. Emma's reputation as a colored
woman of virtue was not very well estab-
lished, and the fact that Mr. Clark did not
return from school until some time* late in
June, led the court to find him not guilty.
Fighting a Saloon Petition.
The local W. C. T. U. ladies have been
in active seryice this week getting up a re-
monstrance against the petition of Sam Iron-
dale for a saloon on the east side of Manvel
avenue, between Tenth and Eleventh streets.
Thus far each side claims a majority.
New Postoffice.
The postmaster general has established a
new postoffice at Winn, Lincolfi county.
John C. Winn is postmaster,
Frisco's New Time Card.
On March 23 the St. Louis & San Fran-
cisco railroad will put on a new fast mail
and passenger train between Kansas City
and points in Oklahoma, the Indian territory
and Texas. The schedule of the new train
has not been completed, but it will leave
Kansas City about 7:30 each evening and
will reach Oklahoma City about -7 o'clock
the next morning; Dallas, Texas, at 1:30,
and Fort Worth, Texas, at 2:45 in the after-
noon. The new service will bring Kansas
City from three to twelve hours nearer than
it is now to a great part of Oklahoma, the
Indian territory and Texas.
The Frisco system is one of the.greatest
railroad enterprises in the United States.
Under the present management it is reach-
ing out until it is in touch with the entire
southwest and southeast. It was the first
road to open the markets of the world to
Lincoln county, and no matter how many
I new roads may be built, the old reliable
Frisco will remain the favorite wjth Chandler
\ and Lincoln county citizens.
0
Prizes for Cantaloupes.
For the purpose of encouraging melon
! growing and early planting, The News
offers a prize of five dollars for the first
crate, and two dolla'rs for the second crate
of cantaloupes brought into Chandler, raised
in Lincoln county, this year—outside of
i what the market price may be—the canta-
j loupes to be delivered and accepted as ripe
i enough for shipment by F. J. Weymouth,
i the local buyer. The seed should be pur-
i chased at once and the ground made ready.
FEEDING
A MILLION
MOUTHS.
Fined for Fighting.
Edwin and Ors Cothran, two young men
living at Belmont, a town across the line in
Pottawatomie county, were brought in by a
1 deputy sheriff Monday on a warrant charg-
ing them with assault committed in this
county. They were fined $10 each in Judge
; Cordell's court and released on a stay bond.
There are a million little mouths In your
skin ready to absorb whatever comes to them.
What kind of soap do you feed them? We
seldom reckon with the powers of absorption
exercised by^the pores of the skin, and yet it is
possible for these little mouths to take in four
quarts' of water in twenty-four . hours. No
■ wonder impure toilet and bath soaps are so apt
to produce skin diseases.
You can trust the soaps we sell you. We
handle none but worthy brands, and by buying
in quantities we are able to make low prices
on them. .
A. D. WRIGHT'S
• •
Drug. Store.
Don't pay two ex.tra profits when you buy
Peal with the factory. Get our lowest wholesale
rate?. Our system of
rarrfatresand harness. Deal witn tue iuciory. ut-i our iowcm iturn. ^U1
Rollins direct to customers is saving thousands of dollars to carriage tuners in every corner of the
country Weuiiote tlio same rates to you tiiat we would fcive the largest wliolesu.e jobtier. and wo
nm-r vou an assortment to choose from Buchas no other dealer r-un show. W 11 !i every purchase
•wo cive the broiulest ruarantee. If it is not in every way satisfactory, you can return the vehicle
to us aud we will pa: reight charges both ways. W e can also
Save two Profits,
for vou on harness and othtr horse equipments.
Wriie for our lree illustrated catalogue in which we
describe the buggies, surreys, phietons, etc.. that have
made our factory famous for their high jrrade. Don^
wait until vour need is more pressing; write to-day and
have the catalogue by you for future use.
No. 8034 Buggy. Price &W.30
with leather quarter top.
Shipment from Columbus.
THE COLUMBUS CARRIAGE & HARNESS CO..
Columbus, 0., P.O. Box 772.
St. Louis, Mo.. P. O. Box 54.
Write to nearest office.
No. 241 Single Strap
llug^y Harness. Price $9. 0
THE NEW YORK STORE
Will Sell You
25 Y^rds Cotton Checks for $1.00
25 Yards Good LL Domestic for $1.00
25 Yards Good Blue Calico for $1.00
25 Yards Good Silver Grey for $ 1.00
20 Yards yrd wide Bleached Domestic $ 1.00
0 Pairs Men's Half Hose for , 25c
Men's Laundried Shirts lor 25c.
Ladies' White Waists
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Tribute of Resp;ct.
Whereas, the Supreme Worshipful Master
| above, has in his infinite wisdom, called
i from labor here below our worthy and
esteemed brother, Claud E. Chapin.
And, whereas, our long and intimate rela-
tions held with him as a brother in Arling-
ton lodge. No. 20, A. F. and A. M., in the
faithful discharge of his duties, his sterling
worth as ji citizen and his devotion to his
family make it eminently benefitting that
we, his brothers and associates, record our
appreciation of him. •
i Resolved, that the removal of such a lite
from our midst leaves a vacancy and a
! shadow that will be deeply realized not only
by his bereaved family, but by all who were
so fortunate as to enjoy his acquaintance.
i And be it
Resolved, that we, his brethren in masonry
of Arlington lodge, extend our heartfelt
sympathy to the widow, the orphans and the
bereaved relatives of our deceased brother,
and we express the hope that so great a loss
to us all may serve to unite us into a more
united band of friends an(^ brothers among
whom no contention should ever exist, but
that noble contention of who best can work
^ and best agree. Then let us imitate the
life of our deceased brother and so_ live that
when the Supreme Master of this great uni-
verse shall call us, we may enter that great
lodge above, that house not made with hands
eternal in the heavens to be with our great
Worshipful Master who doeth all things well.
Resolved, that a copy of these resolutions
be spread upon our records of the l'^dge, a
copy printed in the county papers and a
the family of our deceased
David Barrett, ,
• James Schwemley,
J. A. McLaughlin,
Committee.
copy sent to
brother.
* The Rev. W. A. Sharp, missionary of the
A. B. M. U. to" Burma, will speak -at the
Baptist church Sunday morning, relating his
experience in preaching the gospel at the
front. Mr. Sharp is a brother of Thos D.
Sharp, who lives nine miles southeast of this
city, with whom hf and also a sister is visit-
ing for a few days. The Rev. Mr. Sharp
expects to sail for Burma again some time
next month, where he will have charge of
i be normal department of the Baptist college.
The Tabhurst collar for gentlemen is the
latest. For one week only 10t each at
Chiplev Bros, to introduce them.
Twenty-Fifth Anniversary.
There was a pleasant gathering at the
home of E. G. Keck, at Carney, last Satur-
day evening, when a few neighbors and
friends met to spend the evening. It was a
surprise, celebrating the twenty-fifth anni-
versary of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs.
Keck. It added to the pleasure of the occa- .
sion to.have their son, Tenas, and his wife
present from Wellston. The people went
prepared to provide for refreshments and
shortly after 10 o'clock began to serve an
enjoyable lunch. Ml1, and Mrs. Keck were
among the early settlers there, and by their
sterling worth and willing co-operation have
won the general esteem and love of Carney
people. May they have another quarter of
a century of as happy and useful experience.
*
Pleasant SociafEvent.
An enjoyable dance was held at the pretty
suburban home of Mr. and Mrs. D. E.
I Fisher, two miles jiorth of Chandler, Mon-
i day night. There were quite^ number of
invited guests from this city" and the occa
] sion was one of the most delightful of the
l season's festivities.
J. M. Lawsing has sold his farm near
South Fox to J. W. Bailey and has pur-
1 chased a farm on Deer creek, in Creek
! township. Mr. Lawsing is one of the pro-
gressive farmers who have developed Lin-
coln jounty from a wilderness into'a garden
of productiveness. •
J. J. McCurry, whose farm is a short dis '
tance south of town, has bought from the
1 Daniel nursery 2,110 apple trees, mostly ot
the Ben Davis variety, to start a 34-acre
orchard on his place to raise apples I or
shipment. "
W. J. Olds, formerly connected with Till'
News, now of the Asher Altru'.st, was in
' Cluuidler Tuesday. Mr. Olds is arranging
to sell his Asher paper and go into thi' re:;l
estate business.

Dr. Ilarritna.i returned this week from
a visit to his claim in the new country.
Mrs. Harriman and the chi dren will iene
Saturday for a few months' stay on the
claim.
All I'ogue w.s arrested Saturdiy for be-
ing intoxicated on the publi" highway. He
was fined $10 in justice court and was re-
leised on pavment of cos's.

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Gilstrap, H. B. The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 6, 1902, newspaper, March 6, 1902; Chandler, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc117553/m1/5/ocr/: accessed May 13, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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