The Lawton Constitution. (Lawton, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 28, 1907 Page: 6 of 8
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FT SIM BRIGADE
POST, BILL FOB
l^rnm Thun>day Dally Constitution.
I ill inertia I 1 action is xpeotcd to lie
taken in oongiss looking toward the
appropriation with which to transform
Fort Sill from a small army post to
that of brlgail-' proportions. This is
only a forerunner to what may he
«* p«>oted to develop1 at K«>rt Sill as th
years advance, When Secretary Taft
of the war department vas at Fori
SHI last fall. It wil! ho remain bored by
those who wore pn * lit when he ;-e-
«'etV[*l the aunmit.ro of business n.en
from Lawton that he was very weii
Impressed with For Sill, not only is
«t hrlg'id ■ post, Ixl is favorable h>-
, cation for a dnv s on post
Th sundry eivil appropriation bill
■was report <d to the house yesterday
and contains many items of appropri-
ations fur ottii s, I >wns mid institution
Jn the middle w-st. Among the ap-
liropriat'ons ere nam <1 the following:
>'or construction of buildings at. brig-
ade posts as follows.; Fort Sill, Okla.,
to add one raiment of field artillery.,
J2 J5 1100; t Hiley, Kans-'s to add one
r- p'ment of infantry, $329 000 Fort.Cr-
ockr^tt, Texas, $58,000 for several em-
bankments; Fort Lav n worth Kanst
to add one regiment of infantry, $.129.
•too National soldiers' hom >, Leaven-
worth, Kansas, $171,500.
While the sum named for th ■ en-
largement of Fort Sill Is not as large
as the *p?tary of war at first .nk <l.
yet with the sum that has previously
been appropriated for the construct-
ions at Fort Sill, it will make a ni<«
little start toward erecting a modern
new post on the sit ' selected by the
It is a foregone conclusion that the
war department Is doing everythlin:
within Its power to build up on • of th
most historical as w II as "n • of th
best adapted military pom* in lite
Major Bid D. II -vie. of th. ■ ill' in
corps, who wis in ch'Mi'ge ol ill ar-
tillery that wis at Fori s• 11 n til'
summer of 1905 i"' 1 report to the s
retary of war the the lutlcr jaibniittti
to emgrasit, saiil TK re is now n mil
ltarv nocess it y for a fir-eat ros:'irv;U.ioM,
where an a.'iiiy citiM 1 > ■ ■ Miibhd n
camppd nt any s ison of the year, or-
ganised, and pr-pared for war Such
n reservation should l>e so far south
thai the elimat." will 1>' mild and the
military exercises In t'l •. open air may
be carried on at any time n theyrar.
Jt should be healthful and well water-
r., with " >od railroad facilities, and
conveniently situated, nnd it should he
so large that an army of 100.000 men
of all arms oould be encamped with all
the space d un inded by modern sani-
tary requir<Mutinls. Stich a ros'i'vation
can not be too large for artillery prac-
tice, with long range guns it must be
The military roe ovation of Fort Bill
fulfills all those conditions except as to
size, and now is th • opportunity to en
large it at comparatively small cost,
and at smaller cost than can be done
Bank Changes at Waunka To Reclaim Fifty Million
Soma of the stockholders in the
IVtnk of Waurika lias sold out end
n< w ones lake their places. The n w
stockholders are Uoorge M. Paschal,
Washington, fit). 21.—The govern-
ent reclamation service is at prnt
pre|iaring a report to prommt to ih
house d"aling with a gtupondous en-
terprise, which, if carried Into effect,
will moan the raolamation of ov f fif-
ty million acres of waste land compr-
ising the Greater American Desert, an
, (Vill cost in or about $1,500,000,000. It
I will be pointed out, how mj r, that the
work, when completed w.ll unaato $2,-
! 350,000,000 worth of taxable property
, and will provide homes for ovar throe
million of the future population of the
country. This vast timet, which the
' bureau will endeavor to make arable
, is situated In Colorado, Utah and N -
] vada and comprises no less than two-
■ fifths of the armi of the United States.
Rural Carriers Organize
l reeid jH; arwi (iuy C. Il<>b rfsvm, c w
hior, of the Fl-ret National b.uik of
Iiiwton; T. T Woodard, First Nation-
al I lank of A.n darko; C. L KIIim, ch-
ief Juid financial clerk, ComancL and
A pat ho Indian agciu-y, Anadarko; W.
F. Kvans, Atty. for ('. It. I. & I Hy.,
St LouIb, Mo., N. A. Kobertnon, Prom-
iue CMy, Iowa, M. II. KlJis, AtchiHon.
Kan., Mow Ani'lcsun and K .1. Kully,
Waurika; K. H. Kllta, of Waurika, n1-
titins his stock Th * new offici rs ar^
(1 -vo. M PiUichaJ, | r-sidcn-l; Guy C. Ho
crUon and M w« And -nvvn, vicc proH!
dents; K. I). KUjis, reel Kited caahier;.
The Hitnk of Waurika iw w h;in t nH'
of the strong hi c niM 'ctions in OkU
honia and is one of the solid fin*ine'nl
inBtitutions of s iutbw.\st<rn Oklahoma
The oombined w val«h of its" Btock-
holders nrgr g.iti s about on-' million The blrthd^'r "f Washington off-r.
dollars, if is sa.'d that the Rock Is A II" '>l>I>°nunity for the rural card-
ial,d will move its division from Chic- orB ,,f Coraan<,h" 8,",n,y to cnm" u'
I i>. wlon ami p rfect an orKanvizat.iiin.
The following were selected to fcerv
LAWTON WILL 6ET
ITS SHARE OF
kasha to Wnur.ka, and that an attem-
pt may l>" mad.1 to transfer the county
seat of Jefftj-son county from Ryan.
Anothor railroad is predicted for tb-is
place in the near future and Waurika
gives promise of making a first cia.ss
The Zionist Movement
New York, Feb. 21.—Prominent Jew
In this city ass mbled in the Cooper
Institution last nl^ht when plans forts
as officers: Prcs'd nt, Thomas i, w!a
of Temple; vice president, Harry L.
Barrett, of Elgin; Sen. and TVea:., Ral-
ph Rusaell, of Lawton, July 4th there
is to be a state convention of rural
mail carriers at Oklahoma City. A-
niong the topics for d scusslon w re
equipments, good roads etc. It was
also developed 'hat the pay of the ru-
ral carrier was smaller in proportion
to the service rendered and th? expen-
se of equipment, than that any otli-
tablLshlng In Palestine, a thoroughly ' r grade in the postal service. Where
modern school for the education of the|as the city carrier, whits? route necessi
Jewish Children were tls.uss.d AI Mates the use of a horse, is allowed
ready Zionists movent in is have api>e I per year for his keep, the rural earrtei
ed to the prominent Jews all over ihe|mttst furnish everything. Adjourned
country for assistance in connection, 'o meet May 30th, next, in I.awton,
with tiie project and there are prom-l
is s of lib rai aid. it was stated at CliicagoAut!) Show Statistics
last night's meeting that there wore] ___
thou anils of Jewish children in Pales I Chicago III., Feb. 21. II is estimat il
tiiw who were receiving little or n
ucation, and th it n- arly all the I'tii
| sons, an average of 20,000 a day. Tir.s
land accessories valued at $4,000,000,
I changed hands and it is es.imat d
il, that the attendance at the recent auto
-j show here for the we?k wjis 1 -10,0'X) per
Ktirope weite shutthi
on Jewish students.
Thursday * Dally eoni'ltutlon.
Information w-s received in lawton
today that the Wichita Kalln fnd Nor-
thwnstern railroad company, a Katy
proposition extending from Wichita
Kails, Texas, to Frederick, has built
si veral miles of the grade Insida the
limits of the big pasture and placed
rails upon their grad*. It is reported
that the Katy will be operating trains
ov?r that lin? in loss than throe mo-
Another branch of the Katy, the
Lawton, Wichita Falls and Northwest-
Fr ti rick route at, some point near
Red Frlv- r yesterday made a contract
ibis city. This company has paid to
the clerk of the district court the ap-
praised value of th.?lr proposed right-
of-way across the big pasture. flhe ci
t'®enp of Ijiiwtim again to se<ure for
them a right-of-way from Lawton to
the north boundary of th? lias, lire re-
Other railroad oompanieH are con-
templating lines through the Indian
pasture recently awarded to success-
ful bidders. The, Rock Island has sur-
veyed a line from their terminus, Chat
tanooga, across the Indian land into
Texas, connoting with the Fort V\or
th and Denver.
With the enlargement of Fort Sill
many new companies with railroad pr
ejects will be knocking at the doors
of Lawton for admission and befor"
many y ars have rolled aronnd Law
ton will be the railroad center of sou
th western Oklahoma.
In order not to cause any dQia> in
the building of the • Orient" Inito I-aw
ton that company had passed n arly a
year ago a bill through congr ss per-
mitting them to cross the Fort Sill mil
Itary reservation. Th y propase ' >
the main line of I lie "Orient" no
of this city and then make
first pjbitiihed In Weekly Cons'ttutloi.,
Feb 14 last Feb 28 07.
Jan. 24th, last Feb. 7th.
UQUOlt UCEN8E NOTICE.
territory of lUitihoma. Corrnucht
Cointy. ss: ...•••
TO VVJIOM IT M.*Y CONCbl.N ■
■N'ot'ce Is hereby given that I, the un
J. Y. Bradfield.
Did on the 14 day of Feb A. D 1907.
M. D. and G. C. Johnson,
did on the 23rd day of January, A.
rile I.I the office of the County Clerk
of said Countv of Comanche and Ter-
ritory of OklaJ nma my application b>
petition of the required number of res
Idene taxpayers of 3rd ward of Wal
county and i?rriiory aforesa.d setting
forth that the undersigned applicant is
a person of respectable character and
standing and a resident of the 1 erritory
that is to connect With [ Of Oklahoma, praying that a license may
be Issued to him by tne County Clerk
and County Commissioners of said Co-
,, . , i manche county for the sale at retail
city of Lawton to bu Id 11 njof maU B,)lrltU0U8 and vinous liquors
on cross lots 17, 18, 19 20, and block
I No 70 in the Third ward of Walter, 01
| said petition and application wil. b
heard on the •
first day of March, A. I)., 1907.
and license will bo Issued unless there
be objection and remonstrance fll'd In
the office of the aforesaid County Clerk
before the aforesaid date.
Witness my hand this the 14 day of
J. Y. Ilradfield,
Attest: R. M. HOUSTON
By H. T. Wilson, Deputy.
must answer the p?tition filed there-
in by said plaintiff on or before (he
29th day of March. A. I)., 1907 or said
petition will be taken as true, anil a
judgment for said plaintiff for divorce
from this defendant as prayed for in
the petition will b? rendered acooixHn
Dated at lawton, Oklahoma T.*ri-
tory, this first day of February, i#Q7
(seal) N. K. Sisson,
Clerk of the District Couit of Co-
manche County, Oklahoma Territory
Hy L. S. lOeklos, Deputy.
Hani on & Mitschrich, Attys forPltff.
Fine Pacing Horse
'.'anker J. D. Ctwuibpry, of Sterli/n*?,
Will keep his fine pacing stallion. "J>iit
tli? MuMalion," at the Crocker barr in
this city, thi« season This is a splen-
did horse and th' s interested in bree
iiK the best roadsters should not fail
to soe hiiu.
Agreement With "Katy"
From Thursday's Dally Constitution.
Articles of agreement entered into
this 21*t day of February, A. I) , 1907
between Chnrles M. Myers, as iirwi!-
dejrt of th ' diambor of Omnmerce of
the city of Ijiwlort, Oklahoma, of the
first pari, ail 1 I M. Ilellmny, of (lie
se<i>nd part, and D H. H.uikin, trus
t«>, of Ihe third part.
WitU'.HHttb, i< n.i.ig tiie desire of
said paJtks and of citizens of Lawton
that a raili'>id shall be constructnl
and operated between Wichita Fells,
Texas, anil Uiwl m, Okla,, nnd it be-
ing nectssary that th? projected const-
ruction uf stK'h a railroad line shall b •
limine .1 it is ngrix'd.
That moks .nvd catvh 1>' solicited from
the citizens of lawton, to lie delivered
to D. H. Rankin, as triistiei', to be hv
him collected when du?, and paid to
J. M Hellamr, or his assignee, when a
railroad undet the name of tlx- Wich-
ita Fails, Lawton and Northwestern
railroad company or Ita assign or a«-
signofe, or suco.ssor or successors is
built into the city of I jaw toil, from n
point at or nour Red River, where it
connects W'th ti line from Wieli-
ita Falls, and Texas, and a train or
trains run from Wichita Falls, Texas,
to l«wt/>n, Okla., over said railroad
line upon regit! tr time tables and sch"
In case the said railroad line is not
so built into Lawton, and the oars
run into Wichita Falls, then the sums
eo paid or delivered to said Rankin
shall be by him neturned to the respite
tive donors and he shall take reoeipts
for ea"h sum so retur n m! and deliver-
such reoeipts to said Myers, or bis sue
cesser In said office.
Witness our hands th-e day and year
Charl « M. Myers.
J. M. Bellamy,
D. K. Rankin.
M.L. Turner In City
FVom Thursday's Dally Constitution.
M. L. Turner, of Oklahoma City, can
d'Oiite for th? democratic nomination
for the United States stinate was in
the city a short time this afternoon,
en route to Anadarko. Lie is making a
active canvass and is of the opinion
that oui fellow townsman, T. P. Gore
t.i It's strongest competition. He ix
pcct3 Comanche county to support its
home candidate, and he made, no ef-
fort to make "medicine" while in the
stations at Buffalo Park, in the Nat
ional Game Pr.s i've, Fort Sill and
Lawton. Later they will bui'd to the
cc.'l fields of Indian Territory. The La
ton Kansas City and Pacific is also to
successful of its kind l>vt'r' build into Lawton in the near future.
t'l" aggregate retail s:il-s of cars ,''in-
ou ed to $3,000,000, and wholesale to
$7,e. 00 With Ihe excceptlon of New
Yoiit s reoint. show the one here w is
Don't Like Awards
As a natural result of the awarding
of the Indian pasture land there are
some who are displeased with their
tracts and will seek recourse for there
turn of their money or a change of a-
wrd. It is not thought that any
grounds can lie found for such contes-
ts but it is reported that certain dis-
satisfied purchasers are making in-
v.wtlgat.ions and consulting counsel
\niong these is one bidder who claims
he was deceived by the governinenit
field notes, and another who sold it's
business in another statie and came
here in" reoeivlng his nolle % only to
learn th t his award had boen with-
draw I the tract given to another
Smoot Wins Out
Entre Noub Club
From Thursday's Dally Constitution.
The Fntre Nous club enjoyed a.no;!ier
of its interesting meetings at the liosp!
table home of Mrs. Hill, with the presi
dent, Mrs. W. H. Anderson, presiding
tn her accustomed highly plees'Pg maj
ner. After musical selections by Mrs.
McMahon and little Roberta Ihll.iha
hostess assisted by her two little girls
Reived delicious refreshments.
Washington, Feb. 20.—Senator Reed
Smoot rutains his seat in the United
St Its simaite.
This was decided today by a vote of
42 lo 28, ending a long contest. Eigh-
teen senators were paired, making thei
actual standing on the resolution 61
for. and 37 against.
To Honor A Hero
Brooklyn, N. Y.. Feb. 21—-A meeting
cH!zpnu will be held here tonight
While engaged in cleaning out the
ash pan of an engine in the Frisco
yards ye teu*day a/teraoon, .lohn L
House, a wiper, accldentaJly touched a
dami>er releasing the pressure of wajt-
r.r and sU«.m from the boiler, and w.os
badly scalded about the h-ead and lx>dy
before he oould extricate himself from
beneath the engine. He was taken im-
mediately to t.he round house offtc9
and given medioal treatment. Wben
his wounds had been carefully dress-
ed. the patient was removed to his
home at 506 H Avenue.
Mr. Jtouse has been a lawton resi-
dent for only a short time, coming
here from Texas. He had b in in the
in the employ of the Frisco railroad
for a weel:
There wis no public celebration of
Washington's birthday in Lawton yeo-
terday. All the banks in the city were
closed, as was flue United St ites land
office. District Court was not in ses-
sion, and the post office was open on-
ly between tha hours of ten and ele-
ven in the forenoon. Little business
was transacted although most of the
stores were open. The ladies of the M.
K. church s ived chicken dinner at
524 D Avenue where a large flag was
displayed in honor of the memory of
the father of his oountry. The • waii
bleak and dreary and those who pass
ed a holiday spent the time at their
Chinese Pheasants Ordered
Mask Party at Rink
Allen's rink was the scene of much
gayety and merry revelry last night.
The oocasion was -i Washington's bir-
ti.day mask party. As many as one
hundred and fifty people w re on the
floor at one time all in costume. Two
prizes liad been offered, one of$3.00,
to the couiile having the most compl-
ete and original mask costume* and
one of S2.00 for the most comical :os
tume. Miss Harris, as an Indian, and
Mr. Peveyhouse, as a sailor boy, were
awarded the first, and Ix>nos Johnson
as a tramp, the second. A large crowd
was in attendance, and tickets were
given for the drawing of a hanidsome
prize to be awarded tonight.
$90,000 Checks Retured
A W Maxwell, receiver of the Unit-
ed States land office, received this
morning, first consignment of checks
deposited by successful bidders
mounting to $90,000. Those checks will
be collected from the banks issuing
them before the final receipts ave is
sued to en flymen. The amount collect
ed will he placed to the bidder's credit
and the difference, if any, adjusted at
the time of making entry.
First published in Weekly Constitu-
tion, February 7, last March 7, 190".
NOTICE OF CHANGE OF VOTING
Notice is hereby given to the Voters
of voting precinct No. 1, Texas town-
ship, in this Comanche County, Okla-
homa Territory, that by an order of
the board of county commissioners
sitting in and for the county and ter-
rito;-y aforesaid, the place of voting in
said voting precinct was changed rrnm
the school house in school district No.
112 lo the town of Hastings. Said or-
der was made on the 19th day of June
Witness my hand and official seal
this 6th day of February, 1907.
(seal) R. M. Houston,
_ COFFEE, PURE TEA and
In Weekly Constl- WHOLESOME SPICE
Feb 14, last Feb 28 1907.
LIQUOR LICENSE NOTICE,
.awton Tea, Coffee
and Spice Co,,
522 I) Ave,
Law ton Tent and Aw ning Co.
324 Ave, C H. K, WHITK, Prop.
Manufacturers of Tents ami Awnlntta
Wagon < Hr/nrs, Home Cov«tr,Oapvat*
CotN, Cotton Picking Sack*, Chums
(iooiis of all Kinds.
Lawton, - - Okla.
TO WHOV IT MAY CONCERN.
Notice is hereby g'ven that I, the
did on the 13th day of February A D,
file in the office of the County Clerk,
of the said County of Co'aanche and
Territory of Oklahoma my applica-
tion by petition of the required num-
ber of resident taxpayers of
the First wa"d of Waurika.
County and Territory aforesaid, let-
ting foith that the underaiKTie'd appli-
cant Is a person of respuctable char-
acter s n ti standing and a resident oi
the Territory of Oklahoma, pra.-big
that license may be Issued to him
by too Connty Clerk and County Com-
tt'lsKinaers of said Comanche county
fcr the sale at retail of Malt, Spir-
it jus- and Vinous Liquors,
on lot No. 6 and block No. 10 in the
First ward of Waurika . ... • . , < < .,
ss id petition and application will b< , A'S y0U d,tI 111 boyhootl days?
Iltrard on the
First day of Mnrch, A. D. 190™
nnd llc-iiuse will be Issued unless there Have you beeil buying
b« objection and remonstrance file<l in ! ,• •> ,
1 irom mail orde
''Do You Swap
the office of the aforesaid County Clet
before the aforesaid date.
Witness my hand this the 13 day of
Attest: R. M. HOUSTON,
by H. T. Wilson, D puty.
First Published in Weekly Constitut-
ion Feb. 21 last March 7.
LIQUOR LICENSE NOTICE.
Territory of Oklahoma. Comanche
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN :
Notice Is hereby given that I, the
Walter and Eakrnan.
did on the 16 day of Feb, A D 1907.
file in the office of the County Clerk
of said County of Comanche and Ter-
ritory of Oklahoma, my application
by petition of the required number of
resident taxpayers of
town of Hastings,
County and Territory afore-
said, setting forth that the undersign-
eH applicant is a nerson of respecta-
ble character and standing and a resi-
dent of the Territory of Oklahoma,
praying that a license may be Issued
to him by the County Clerk and Coun
ty Commissioners of said Co-
manche County .for the sale at
retail of malt, spirituous and vin-
and lessening the value of your
own real estate in favor of
values in Cook County Illinois.
Keep your money at home and
get better values for same
money. Same values for less
money. See what you Buy.
Let me Show You.
Rex Conditioner is the Best. •
Big Harness Store
Corner 6 and 1), Lawton, Okla.
Man Found Dead
from Saturday's Dally Constitution
Charles Johnson, who came here fr-
om Perkins, tind has bneti employed
iu l icking cotton near this city was
found dead in bed yeBt?rd«iy morning. . „„„ _
Mr. johnson was fifty years old nnd ous ^1u°r8, on lot No. 4 and blk No. Anderson Rooming nOUSC
had boen complaining of not foe-ling 38 in the town of Hastings
well, but was not thought to be seri-
ously ill. His body was taken to the
Dunn undertaking rooms and his fam-
ily notified. A son arrived here today
and the body was prepared for burial
At Supreme Court
(fom Saturday"* Daily Constitution.
Judge Frank E. Gillette Is in afton
dance- at a session of the sujirome co-
tut at Guthrie today. Two mattrrs of
j more than p issing moment will come
From Thursday's Dally Constitution. ' before the court at til's time and the.
Thirty pairs of ChVniese pheasants 'r aRtion will be watched with much
for the purixise- of taking steps to raise h;i,vo been ord n d by Lieutenant Geo. 1 '"'erest. The one Is the matter of ilir
a memorial to the late George Read.
Held was a government bridge builder
during the civil war aind was born in
London, Bngland during the s -cond
battle of Hull Run. li <id rescued sin-
gle handed llrigadi v General McLeer
when he was shot down and his left
arui shattered. 'With the assistance of
two comradiis Hieed carried G«m Mc-
Leer from the field to tho hospital
ami wits iiresent when the arm was ar
Purington, of the 13th cavalry at Fort i of a cR>' election this spring
Sill and John Donald, of Lawton, to b 11U1<' other the action taken by
used in stocking the national g>me !(rIWir county residents against county
preserve in the Wichita Mountains and d^is'on.
the military reservation and the ad-|
joiuing farms. The motir?y with which FOR SALE.
to buy the birds was raised among I
the sports of this city and Fort Sill.
This species is one of the beet game
birds Kiuiwn to the American sports-
A good school quarter one mile
from town, 145 acres under cultivation.
I Will Bell cheap. Easy terms, and
It is about the slie of a prairie, give possession at once, Bnqulre at
chicken and ve^- prolific.
I the Lawton National bank. 2-9 dl w4
Jaid petition and application will be
heard on the
8th day of March, A D 1907
and license will be issued unless there
be objection and remonstrance filed in
the office of the aforesaid County
Clerk before the aforesaid date
Witness my hand this the 16 day ot
M. F. Walker, F. H. Eakmajn,
R. M. Houston, County Clerk
and Liveiy Barn are
l irst published In Weekly Constitut-
ion Feb 14, last March 7, 1907.
Territory of Oklahoma, Seventh Judi
In the district court of Comanche co-
SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION.
Fred B. Hannan, Plaintiff,
Mary B Hannan, defendant.
Said defendant, Mary B. Hannan wil
take notice that she has beem sued in
the above entitled action by the plain-
tiff for divorce upon the grounds of
deserting plaintiff for more than one
y-ear prior to filing of this petition an4
now owned and run by Mrs. E. R,
Jones and Mr. J. W. Clark. The room
have been thoroughly cleaned and
newly fixed up *
Patronage Kindly Solicited for Both
Dr. Geo. Puph, Phone 81,
Dr. Ed Pugh Phone 488.
Third street, Phone 22.
All diseases of domes cated aulmais
Dr. J. E. DeSpain,
Graduate Southern School of
Osteopathy. Post Graduate Amer
lean School of Osteopathy at
Aksrj Bid* si Am. D Lawton, Okla
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Williams, J. Roy. The Lawton Constitution. (Lawton, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 28, 1907, newspaper, February 28, 1907; Lawton, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc118067/m1/6/: accessed April 9, 2020), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.