The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 29, 1902 Page: 2 of 14
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THE ChANDLER NEWS: THUSRDAY. MAY 29, 1902.
f TERRITORY NOTES.
Shawnee granted a gas franchise to local
capitalists last week.
Lawton gets the next meeting of the Ok-
lahoma Press association.
Judge Beauchamp has been assigned to
Judge McAtee's old district.
The Chilocco Iir'ian school bind gave a
concert in Guthrie last Sunday.
Perry had a waterspout last Wednesday,
which did considerable damage.
The Oklahoma Hoosier society held its
annual meeting at Guthrie last week.
South McAlester has about $200,000
worth of buildings in course of erection.
The Vinita Leader wisely observes that
double statehood is an irriaescent dream.
The Ft. Smith & Western wili be opened
from Ft. Smith to Crowder, I. 1'., June 15.
Last Friday was field day for Oklahoma
college students, the contests being held at
Jefierson is the name of a new town on
the Ft. Smith & Western, 18 miles east of
The next G. A. R. encampment wi.l be
held at Norman and the next reunion at
South McAlester had a street fair and
carnival last week, which looks like rushing
' the season.
The "Katy" railroad gave $18,000 for
twelve acres of land for terminals at Okla-
Pond Creek held a big celebration on the
anniversary of the passage of the free
Bristow people have a kick coming be-
cause of the high appraisement of town lots
in that burg.
The Christian Endeavor convention for
the two territories will be held at Oklahoma
City June 17-19.
Bill Cross said at Oklahoma City that the
democratic party had placed a pure white
standard in his hands, and the Ponca City
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We guarantee satisfactory
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tomorrow ; you know just
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Our Motto:—Quick Sales and Small Profits for Cash.
W. B. FRANK'S CASK STORE
("ourier suggests th.it it is a little early yet
for a flag of truce.
Tecumseh has sold $20,000 worth of
electric light and waterworks bonds at a !
premium of $S00.
Howe is to have 1400 new coke ovens,
which will make it the third largest plant in
the United State?.
The Vinita Leader will adopt a strictly
cash-in-advance rule after July ist in regard
to subscription business.
W. J. French retired last week as re-
ceiver of the Alva land office and was suc-
ceeded by W. H. Cofield. ,
A real tornado wrought destruction near
Elk City, Okla., last Wednesday and sev-
eral persons were injured.
The latest addition to fh • town of Luther
has been platted on school land and lessees
of lots pay rent to the te.ritury.
The experiment station at Stillwater will
furnish diseased chinch bugs to tl^pse who
want to thin out the pesky insects.
Rock Island officials made a tour of in-
spection of the Choctaw last week to see
I how they liked their new property.
The question of county division is again
before the house out in trie "empire of
the Woods," the Dig western county.
A bill has passed the senate providing for
a $50,000 public building for Guthrie and a
$50,000 building for Oklahoma City.
Probate Judge finley, of Kiowa county,
who has been suspended from oHke, has
appealed his case to the supreme court.
A Payne county jasper tried to get $1000
from the Santa Fe by threatening to burn
bridges. He says he wanted to get married.
The Roosevelt Record is a bright little
paper printed in a new town in Kiowa
county on the line of the B. E. S. railroad.
Out in Woods county the democrats and
pops have agreed upon a divis.on of spoils—
just as though they were not all democrats!
Democrats at Lawton are trying to make
politics of the fact that they ..re not allowed,
to ge* their hands on the townsite money.
Sapulpa city authorities refused to allow
a grafter to be "buried alive" so that suck-
ers could see him underground at 10 cents
Claremore received many compliments on
account of the handsome manner in which
she entertained the B. I. T. editors l&st
The numerous candidates for the repub-
lican nomination would indicate that the
boys think it will be a snap to beat Bill
"Observer" Brown pulled over $200 out
of Weatherford the other day for his "pa- i
triotic" fight for the Weatherford normal, I
Guthrie people were annoyed last week
on account of a fake cyclone report sent
out. Thtjy would have worried more had it
Five prisoners escaped from the Pawnee
county jail last week while the jailor's family
had gone to the circus.
An Indian territory man has been ap-
pointed district attorney for the eastern dis-
trict of Texas. Must be some politicians in
the B. I. T. *
It is reported that Col. Robt. L. Owen,of
Muskogee, has declared in favor of single
statehood. He must have forgotten his W.
C. T. U. speech.
The Muskogee Times is booming a
scheme to have the Creek deeds delivered
on the Fcmrtji of July. Great celebration
that would make! *
When Grosvenor kicked, on the statehood
bill, Flynn reminded him that Oklahoma
contained 30,000 more voters than any.con-
Aceording to the State .Capital, President
whorton's annual address to the Prgss as-
sociation began with this remark: ,,o.i4£sh
One of the editors who attended the press
meeting at Claremore says that the ladies
were just as handsomely gowned as back in
Indiana where he came from.
F. S. Goodrich, of Pott county, is a can-
didate for the republican nomination for
congress. Jie was elected to congress once
in Florida and was counted out.
M. L. Thomas, of the Pond Creek Vi-
dette, is the new president of the president
of the press association and O. K. Benedict,
of the Hobart Republican-News,* is secre-
Fort Gibson eiTjoys steamboat excursions.
Some transient "Quaker" doctors cleaned
up $1,000 apiece'in Stillwater recently.
The Chelsea Commercial man can already
imagiifr his town having 20,000 population.
"Shall we celebrate?" is the question that
is now being considered by every territory
Judge Burford will deliver the annual ad-
dress at the A. and M. college commence-
ment. * *
A saloonkeeper at Ralston killed his bar-
"tender one'day lasUweek and then committed
Guthrie people are considerably worked
up for fear they may yet lose the M. K. &
A Stillwater preacher is trying to locate
hell. If he tries hard enough he will doubt-
The Bristow Chieftain says the cotton
crop in that vicinity will be four times as
large as last year. #
The Alva Cqurier has a typesetting ma-
chine that sets actual type the only machine
of the kind in Oklahoma.
The Kansas City Star has been publish-
ing some articles that' are quite valuable
from the standpoint of territorial history.
F. S. Barde, the staff correspondent, is the
author. ' *
The Chandler Publicist is afraid that the
nomination of Cross has scared all the re-
publicans out of running for congress. Net
much. There are seven candidates already
and time for more. How many does !the
Pub want? *
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Gilstrap, H. B. The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 29, 1902, newspaper, May 29, 1902; Chandler, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc117577/m1/2/: accessed February 27, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.