The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 252, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 15, 1902 Page: 2 of 8
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TTTE OKLAHOMA STATE CAPITAL. SATURDAY MOKXIXO, FEBRUARY 13, 1002.
T liN GUTHRIE
Sheriff Thompson Says he is in
> Federal Jail.
MURDER IS RECALLED
The Two Desperadoes in Oklahoma
City Jail Said to be Members of Or-
ganized Band of Murderous
The Great Trainer Put
His faith in Nerves.
ENDURANCE HE WANTED!
OKLAHOMA CITY O. T, Feb.
14.—The leader of the gang lh.it niur
dercd Sheriff Smith and Deputy Beck
is in the federal jail in Guthrie. At
least that is what Sheriff Thompson of
Caddo county believes and hi* belief
i^ shared by all who are familiar with
the case. The name ot the man be-
lieved to be the leader of those mur-
derous highwaymen is not known. 1 he
man will not talk, ami nobody here
knows anything of his history except
as an outlaw of the most desperate
character, if the man now held proves
to be the one the officers think he is.
He and :• pal ,-tole two horses near
Cottonwood, fifteen milc^ cast of Ana-
darko. They were trailed north up the
canyons oi Caddo county and were
caught off their guard by the officers.
They soon came to the conclusion that
they had landed ;i more important pris-
oner than a common horse thief. 1 Ivy
were taken to Anadarko and carefully
guarded, not a word ot the olTutrs"
suspicions having been given out. The
m-xt day the prisoners were quietly
out of the country and brought here.
The man now in jail here who is be-
lieved to be the leader of the murder-
ers, is sandy complcxioned, is about
fifty years old. and wears a stubby
beard. He fits the description exact-
ly of the man who held up the people
the night before the murder, lie is tlir
man, the officers believe, who a;:cr
killing Sheriff Smith came out of (lie
house and putting a foot on erch of
the dead officers' arms cur ed over the
body. Afterwards going through the
pockets and taking all the valuable
The two young men arrested several
days ago have confessed their part in
teh bloody affair, but refuse to give the
names or to describe the two accom-
plices. They say that when the officers
rode up they started to mount their
horses and endeavor to esc pe but the
leader drew his revolver and threaten-
ed them with instant death if they did
not face '.he music. One oi the young
fellows confessed that he find a shot
or two, but the other insists that he
did not fire a shot.
The boys say that the four kept to-
gether the first day, but at night sepa-
rated. being then considerably ea t oi
the Kerchi hills in a wood countrj*.
The two boys continued east toward
Ada where they were captured, anu
the other two sought hiding with
friends in the rought country north.
The officers have ben endeavoring
to keep the capture quiet, fearing mob
violence if the man's identity should
be well established.
Special Dispatch to (in- State Capital.
OKLAHOMA CITY, O. T. Feb.
14.—VV ' Peoples, who shot and
killed L. F. McLaughlin, will he al-
lowed to plead Saturday.
REPORT ON CONDITIONS.
OKLAHOMA CITY, O. T.. Feb.
14.—The report into the financial af-
fairs of the county officials which is
being made will be heard Saturday by
the county commissioners.
GETS ONE YFAR.
Special Dispatch to the St t Canital.
OKLAHOMA CITY, O. T.. Feb. 14.
—Fred Jenkins has been sentenced to
one year in the penitentiary at Lansing
by Judge Burwell tor forgery.
Special Dispatch to the Mate Capital.
OKLAHOMA, CI TY. O. I . Feb.
24.—The county commissioners at the
reecnt session appoint* d J. F. Summer
constable of l.dinond township to "suc-
ceed James Perry, resigned. Milton
Brown. N. B. Stotts and I'd. Richards
were appointed to consider t e opening
of the Spencer road, l iny will mett
with the county surveyor March 5111.
when the matter will be determined.
C. R. Summy was appointed justice
of the peace of Elk township; Robert
Kennedy was appointed constable if
Springer township, and the bond ot the
Guaranty company was approved.
to critic chip in two days
lustlvi Brom-Quln ne itmovai th#
cause. K. W. Qrova'a signature on every
box. Price 25 ants.
South McAlester will not r> t t h* t'-rt
Smith and Western road Fred Melt tyre,
who w;is appoint*.I a spoi i.it . tiiunue.-
to confer with th> ra; wav fri,i,ii<. !• *
returned and reported that the off'cials
assured him It was it "f tli• <iue.«t!on to
bring the main lire t «r several reason*,
ofte of whl'-h being that there was only
lata said they rxp« eted « • have trains
running to th< M. K. and T w.thn t •
months and th n the pre • r n 1 1 : id
a branch Into this city might be cens.d. r-
Tho ableat mannper of professional
athlete* In the world, Thomas O Rourko
of Ni-.w Yak City, writing to iho pro-
prietors of I'uJne's Celery Compound on
January 11, saJd:
"One of the most important feature® in
tha train.ng of an athlete is to invgor-
at« his nervous system, and nothiliK ever
tukus the place of PaJne s Celery Com-
pound to accomplish this! It facilitates
Kitting n man in p.'line condition. In my
experience In handling aihlett s I have
ivever found anything equal to It."
i This from a man of whom the most
wonderful champion in the world said,
when one of Mr. O'H uirke's pupils hod
■won the worlds championship: "Tne h c-
ret of Mr O'Hourke'a success I cannot
understand. Wonderful endu.ani-o and
inexhaustible supply of nerve force dis-
tinguishes the men he coaches from tn Ir
opponents in every battle."
For the past 11 years Mr. O'Rourke has
been recognized as the nr.ntest txalner in
tho world. While he was coaching Ueorg
Dixon, that young athlete was the
IN EL RENO
Burglars Rifle Store of Valuable
BOB FORRESTS BOOM
Col. Bill Cross Swells up and Talks
About His Congressional Bee--Suit
Against Kock Island K. R.
I-'or Cattle Damage.
Special Dispatch to the Bute CnpltiU.
El. HUM), o. 1'. l-'l'.il.
brake h hardware store and Jului.-ou s
saloon were broken into after m«un gnt
lata nigh 1.
llunebr&kt lest nine Colt's cevolvors
and a lot Of VSjUSbll ItfUVM. To SlUlT
taken will amount to ovur
At Joitnaous place tne cash register
was opened anu over taneu. 1 ho
thieves aiso visited tin slot machines and
robbed 1 m in of all tiler* was in mem,
iliey also took auout four . quarts or
wnisky and a lot of cigars. Johnsons
loss Is about SOO.
ItIO CA'l'i ntu 81' IT.
Special Dispatch t • itie tfiate Capital.
Kli KKNO. U. T., p..II. R- in ti.e iua-
tr.et coui t ycsieioa, U. \\. VvaiKtt, el
al.. of Custer eoumy, presenttu u. ca.se
against the Kock island rairoad for dam.
..gt* relating to the shipment of atoc..,
lion. C. u. iilake apeareu tor tne Ruck
j ib.u.id anu .MiNtia tvitcox and Cord well
i ro.- v .ii,.f. Tii.s was u Jury triai and
Colonel bob Forrest and Judge Joe
lx nr ii..a in--«riy a s,malar case in wh ch
j w. v\ aiuboid was plalnttit and mo
choctaw rai.road was defendant. Ttus
cato was lilt to the tender mercy of
juuge irwin, who Ueciued in tavor 01
The Ci.ocuiw will pay over toe. Warn-
ix'ld the i^um of and pay all of t..e
"AIN'T ANu GOOD."
Special Dispatch to the State Capital.
•£>L. KE~.no. o. T., FWd. 14 —lion. Bill
Cross vsus over from Oklahoma City yes-
terday and dur.ng a confidential una!
«tn the 8tate Capital c nrrospondent le.
out a few remarks that Hob Forrest, Ma-
jor Simpson and Stru
be suiiui&t-d to hear.
Uui aaiu .n pari, "1 am awful sorry
for the fellows who have cong.ess.onal
btis In tiho.r bonnwts, est ecially one Hob
Forrest. Bob Is al i.kIu us a lawyt< .
but owing to some statements he Jius
made relative to statehood, 1 cannot see
fur tin life of n.e how he elver hopes
tit ti t the nomination.
"liob is a good democrat, and all that,
but ne 's noi known as well over the
Territory as your uncle Dill. l e wants
to get around among the boys and get
"Tho senato.* and the major are both
good fellows but ihiy can .:ever hope to
fill Dennis Flynn's chair when that gen-
tleman retlris to private life
v lien t . e n« xt iiem icrailc convention
adjourns the wires will burn with the
news to all good democrats throughout
tne length and breaotn of the ten. .P.ry
that lion. Bill Cross has received the
iu initiation for ii> legate to congress.
What will you take? Mine is a thunbic-
full of 1 anudIan Club."
Proof from Ail
IILS AM CA1ARRH~wton
Sections that Pe-ru-na Cures
Catarrh Wherever located. fX
Republican Club Organized With
Thomas F. O'Rourke.
world's champion. Sharkey, who was al
first a rough and tumble giant, under
O'Hourke'a training developed Into an
even-tempered, ha.dy, strong, rugged
The above unsolicited words from Mr.
O'Rourke, who, by the wajr, has been
the owner of the Broadway Athli-tlc Club,
the Lenox Club, the Coney Island Club
and Royals Golf Club, and who Is known
to be one of the finest gentlemen among
the dsvotess of the manly art. tall the
whole story, lie tpund in Paine s Celery
Compound nature s food for the ne. ves.
Wh.le this remedy has effectnl thou-
sands of cures among those who are
sick, and has restored to healthy hie in-
numerable men and women whoso nuiv-
ous systuns U1 ve been sliattered. und
who were suffering from the symptoms
of the beginning of a deep-oooted im-
pairnient of the nervous system it is
worth noting that even In thos. exhaust
ing contests whero absolutely perfiet
nerves are preeminently needed, this rem-
edy h.is also been iound equally as bene-
ficial In repairing thu exhaustion duo 10
the high training.
Jf such men, who reciuk'o above every-
thing else above rnus.n s (wliieii cannot
Ueviop without good iit'i v.'Si; obovt- e>>ur
age. which no man with weak nurves
, v. r had wl.o retpiir. above everything
- l.se perfect nerves-if such men have
found it neetssarj t" feed the nerves anu
brain with ih 1<hii1 natu.e r.qu.res u is
good proof that tills gteitest of al rmi
cults. the discovery of one of America's
ablest professors, accomplishes all Uiat .3
claimitl tor it.
K.vtry man or woman whose nervous
systtrn Is not In perl'< ct condition win
lind that this cmedy will make it so: .No
other remedy in the world was ever so
universally acknowledged by physicians
and all those who have manly and wom-
an. v development in hand to be so per-
f.ctly auapttd to casus of falling health
und lagging vitality
Grading of Roadbed Nearly
Conipleicd--Is Third Class
Drilling on Deep Well Com-
menced—Lake to be
Dyspepsia, Constipation, Sick
And ALL DISHASfcS arising from s
Torpid Liver and Had Digestion
The natural result is good appetite
und solid flesh. I>osc small; elegant-
ly sugar coated and easy to swallow.
Take No Substitute.^-.
Special Dispatch to the State Capital.
AKDMOKE, 1. T.. FEB. 14 Thf Ion*
expected machinery to be used in drill-
ing for water for the Ardmore water-
works system, has arrived a.nd will lik*
ly be unloaded today
Work Is to commence Immediately in
the effort to secure a bountiful auppl>
The drilling wttl be done In the south
west pari of th^ city, on the property
purchased from Byron Drew.
Special Dispatch to the S.ate Capital.
AH! MURK. 1 T., Kl.B. 14 —Tha Ch Ck-
asha Ro.1 and Gun Club, have pur* h s<d
eighty ac as of land s.\ mii«< n rt'.iwoa
of Ardnure, on which a lake wl'l be
built Th's lake will cove nearly twice
as much space as the one owi.e I by t it
Ardmore Hod end Hun Club Hugh John-
son abs the oontrsct to supervise the
work, ot getting the lake built surveying,
Special Dispatch to the State Capital.
GEARY. O. T.. Feb. 14.—Rev. De-
Val, a brother of the niiinster of the
Christian church is holding nightly
meetings. The church is to small to
accommodatc the audience and a tab-
eramlc will be erected.
The F.nid and Anadarko railway has
the greater part of the grading com-
pleted between the North Fork and the
Canadian rivers. There arc a few
quarters where the right of way had to
be condemned taht are yet ungraded.
They put in very little timber for trest-
le or bridge work, using a great deal of
vitrified tiling of j6 and 40 inches in di-
ameter. They cross the C. N. 011
grades at a point to miles northwest
and cross the C. O & G. about two
and three fourths miles southwest of
here at that point they go over the
Choctaw and give them 22 leet ot clear-
ance. 'I his will not necessitate a stoi*
of trains on either road. Their bridge
across the Canadian river will he five
miles from here 111 this county as is al-
so the bridge of the C. O & G Tha
value of the bridges will be above
$100,000 and will materially lessen the
taxes on Blaine county property as will
also the greatly increased mileage of
railways in the county.
| J. S. Patrick, A iv Kruse, Civs,
'llatye, luhyard Gillespie all of Geary,
j are interesting themselves in a s ilt
plant at Ferguson. They will soon be
ready to operate things on a large scale
as will also tlic Rubey Stucco and
, Plaster Co of Watonga at the same
I I be Geary postofTice Ins been made
a presidential offii e of the ,td clas^.
with a salary of $1,400 and clerk hire. J.
j Dram lias been reappointed and con
firmed by the senate
Creetch & I ce contractors on the
J Fnid and Anid-rkn m-H n, ^
in a number of carloads of timothy
hay at a cost of 20 cents pei ton 1 ncy
are ' sing two I rcr steam graders on
the line for b-nM-ng embankments
Six'ren mules furnish the steam.
W H. P White. M I), one of
Gearv's nMermen purchased a farm in
the Wichita country to miles south of
Geary and went, yestcrdiy. to F.l Reno
to file 011 it It is the Dr.'s intention
to move onto it.
KtSER E AGENTS.
Congressman Sm'th, of Illinois.
on. Geo. W. Smith. Mem-
of congress, In a recent
lettec* front Murphysi oro, 111.,
to the Peruna M dielne Co.,
says the following In regard
to Peruna for catarrh:
The Peruna Me*ficln<- Co.:
Gentlemen:— "1 take pi
in testifying ft. the merits o|
Pc.runa. 1 hav< takvii one
bottle for my catnr.h and I
feel very much bei . 1 tied. I >
those who are afflict«Hl with
catarrh and In ne d of a k<x> 1
tonic I take pi
cmnendlng Peruna." — Gi
PERUNA NOT A CIRC-ALL.
Peruna is not a "cure-all;" it cures .lust
one disease--cataLrh liut since catarrh
is able to fasten itself within the diti- r-
ent organs of the body, so it Is that Pe-
runa curc-p affections of these oik
But we insist that Peruna cures one d.s-
ea.-e only. We claim that Peruna Is tiia
only hilt rnal, scltntlfic remedy for ca-
tar h yet d. vised We claim thai ca-
tarrh Is a systemic disease; that is to
say, It Invades the whoh system. \v«i
claim that Peruna is ;i system remedy;
that Is to say. it i radicates catarrh from
the system. Catarrh is not a local dis-
ease; Peruna Is not a local eemedy.
Sinee catarrh Invades the system, only
a systemic emedy can reach it. This .3,
in brief, our claim In u.-Mgnipg to tne
disease—catarrh—our remedy, IVuna.
Men of prominence a I over the United
States are reionmcnJig I'e una. Over
(ortv members of Congress la\e written
their endorsement of it. Scores of other
go>trnme >t oltic als speak in high praise
There is 110 medicine that
place Address T1k- I'erut
Co.. Columbus O . f r free c
an tike I>s
LINCOLN MEMORIAL DAY
Governor Ferguson Speaker of the Day
—Enthusiastic Celebration With
Banquet--Program of the
Bpacial Dispatch to the State Capital.
o. i-r.i' i . i,om*
anci.t coaniy H pub..can CiUb ooserwd
LiUic4j.11 s i «iiiiUa> Wit.i inaiiiiit.cint and
, .ni v i.c a, int. in. i.uu .ai tor us d.s-
tingUi-litd guest, Governo. 1 hoinpaon ti.
Hon Win. A. Dean", of San PVancisco.
Hon. Wm. A. Deane. Orr
ol tie 1 ty and county of Sin
Francisco, in a letter written
from San Francisco, says:
"l would not be without Pe-
runa. 11s I have found It to be
tin l.'st remedy f r eatanhil
complaints th: t 1 have ever
us. d. 1 have tied mast nil of
the so-called catarrh nmedi s
advertised, anil can c n < u-
tioualx any that of all the
remedies for caarrhal com-
plaints # rec trim- nded to me
ndn® haire bc#n so !>• n< 1 cial
as Peruna.Wm A. Deane.
Kvcryhody is subject to ca-
tich. Peruna cures cttirrh,
acute or chronic, wherever
loca t< d
> ! ■ ■
•• • V
Major i , .
«. r ul uii' barmuei nlucn totiowt
nor Ferguson was uccompanieu by h.s
wife, ana George S tin ■ ue u Gmhr.e,
uiiu .lutnaid u. iii ill© ^i'tuiiul invi^tkioii
ui i.oii. Jas. i>. .uajjuiiu ill LKJiaif of Uw
i ne meeting effected the pe.manont
orgaiiizai.on ot tne i" m.inc.ic ltej>ubilcan
banquet num.uus spwiivers ortered
tca.-.iH appro,.nat' for tne occasion.
Ihe club has etiti r.-d UjjOii a year ol
pros* iiy ami every number is a live
anu aJiKUin« woikcr lor tiie principKa
i . < i < publican party.
11. menu oi tbe o ... ,aet and the pro-
g.-. . i the toasis .1 • us follows
M EN U.
01 ea bouil.on Celery
K. .st Turkey with Chestnut Dfiss-
ing, i iaistd '1 endeiaoin of Beef with
i'lciu'a Peas, b.iiat Cu.iis.
fam Scalloped Oysters
. it r Salad with alayunnaise
lettuce tinman Style.
Graham Wafe s
Ml'SIC BY SPUING BAND.
D. M igain
; ublican Pait;.
B F. rguao
eu. S. Grie
Major Robert L Lou-a eet
who seri-d on the start ()f G n-
ei.d Lee, Gem ail Fruneis v.
Greene, General An.old, of the
U<ffularft. a..«i <.. net .. I
ton, In the late war with Spain,
is tlir son of the great ex-Con-
ffMoiate Genorul. MaJ Dong-
street was mastered u t i.,
June, and he is now In Wash-
ington try ng to get rid of
th pernicious mnl rial f« vei
which he contracted in Cuba.
He found Peruna of benefit
on his r tu..-n th. i
States, and says the follow.ng
iu reg.rd to the gr&at caturrii
cure and tonic:
"1 have tak. n Peruna as a
tonic on my return from the
Cuban climate, and find it
GEN. JOE WHEELER
Says of Peruna: " / join Sen-
ators Sullivan, Roach and |j
McEnery in their good opin-
ion of Peruna as an effective
Hon Thomas Gnhan, of Chi-
cago, member of the National
CommJtt' ti of the Democratic
party, writes as follows:
"1 was afflicted wi ll cat irrh
f r fou tet-n years and thoug.i
I tried many r. me i: s
applied t'i several ooe.tors !
w, ti t a 1'le to find a ;« uro.
I learned « f tb b i n
idy. f'eruna. through a, friend
\\ i.o iad used it. 1 topk i '<-
rana for twenty-two , weeks, 1
. nd .i :a 1err c'y cUfr; d 1
lia > c every reason Mb t .ink .
rn\ cure a penranent' one, ;• 3 j
it has been a > ar srnce then.
1 ran heart ly ,e. om'm«n-l Pe-
rtina as a eitarrh pan dy; it
vs.il cu e when all other re
edict; l'..:l."—Thomas Gahan.
J It. Wal.aco
s Pr. .sent..
lion. D. L. Sbta-per
epubliean Party I s Future —
i M. Parmeuter
Male Quarti tt .
e Last Optn.ng .. F. A. Groenendyek
•; •• County J. W. Metsker
.w ton Frod n l.li s
Male Qu i tette.
Miss Jennie Johnson.
Miss Jennie Johnson, Vice
President Chicago Teach • a
Federation. is Jjtke Park
avenue, «'h ca o, m . wTitos:
"Among the different rem*—
dies I have tried when In need
of a tonic non.- have h 1 e.l
me more than Peruna. I flint
't fri-p. «•. , I! \ l.r.pt ul in e.a ;
of catarrh of the stomach; it
resti> es th« funi'tb ns of na
ture, indu< es -p and builds
up the . ntIre f stern."
Catarrh of the pievic organs
is the bane of womanhood.
Most cases of back ache are
caused by catarrh of the kid-
neys. l'cnina is just the
mi d < Ine f< r c&tar h of t..,
kidneys. It hi mulates tiie
kidneys to i. te from the
blood the .1.-, umulatlng pol-
j n It r \ gor to t be
heart's aet'.-n and digestive
system. IVnm i should be
used in .11 <s of catarrh of
\N? " ■
A < m
Mr. F. E. Bracket, 8 Sabl
street. Medford, Ms
i have he-en tre
h for about tw
ars. Dui 1
kinds of medicine, but
them far superior
Peruna on me is trulv
M. F '. .ok s
A M. Hardy
D. S. Dolman
y st ing baud
IHE NEW 1 OWN
r. •omnonds Pe. una. ' — F. D.
I-'w stop to realize In how
tnany ways catarrh can at; ct
the body. Every organ,
every duct, every passage, iv ly
op. i .ng ot the human l ody is
llatb to catarrh. Peruna i..
an Internal, svntemle citir b
remeelv, and acts beneficially
..ti all of the mucous m v..-
brants of the human body.
< '• i s. quently .t is eitually e.-f-
fe.-iive to cure catarrh In any
State Capital Bureau 6to Fourteenth St
WASHINGTON, D C., Feb. u —
The F'rst National Bank of Kansas
City, Missouri h is be en design t ,«J h>
reserve agent for the Marietta National
bank, Indian territory.
Th.. most practical horticultural «ol-
unvi- in Oklahoma are th >edited l>y
McNabb In the Oklahoma Fa met.
I LOIR MILLS
SHIP IN WHEAT
The Scarcity of Feeding Grain
is Said to be the
^prci.il Di«pil !i to the State CapitM.
BLACKWELL, O. T„ F«b. 14 —
The flourin;-; mills of this county arc
compelled to «hip in wheat for milling
The farmer* rtrc either feeninj? 'heir
wheat. In ' : it for better prices, or
have none to «ell. Some people cs i-
rraie that the county has from twenty
tc thirty per cent oi its wheat still on
hand, while others estimate the pres-
ent holding at only ten per cent.
The Blackwell Milling & hlcvator
Ce . is compelled to buy wheat and ship
it in from northern points for grind-
ing. rhis same condition has prevailed
for some time, and it is true with tht
mills at Pon a City and other Kay
county towns. Though buyers are sta-
tioned at every little point in the coun-
ty, they are loiug nothing to relieve
the shortapc that is now troubling the
millerh of this section. In order to got
any Kay county wheat at all. it is ab-
j solutely nr.t *ary to pay with five
cents of the Kansas City and Chicago
Iniarkct prin: The larmcrs aie able
ir wheat and >ecm to believe
that by so doing, they will command
still better priccs.
The millers say they would be as
much pleased to see dollar wheat as
would the farmers. Their profits on
flour would average about the same,
as under any other conditions. The
fact that the mills are endeavoring to
keep a big reserve always on hand, is
taken by many 1o indi ate ti' • v y
too believe that higher prices will soon
prevail. If wheat should suddenly co
to -1 f'eillar. the miller with an eli vator
full that cost him 60 to 7; cent* per
bushel would be as happy a the farm-
er with a granary full of the golden
In talking to a local miller this morn-
inn- he r-marked •'at the peculator*
were badly pnrzled. \V! t went up
steadily tor awhile, still t' ere w s none
of it poing to the big nnr' ets. T:;en
it started down and ^t i 11 there was no
movement The bo^rd of trade men be-
crin to think that the firmera are feed-
ing their wheat, and since the winter is
not yet over, thev are not ready to
dispose of their surplus supply.
For Infanta and Children.
Ths Kind You Hsv8 Aiways Bought
Boars the yiS;! _"
ORI ANDO. O T„ Feb. 14.—D. L.
Ki .iinan and W. H. Howe wetn to
(iuthric i re day to attend Masoni.
10 !-c meeting.
Orlando is on the boom. New gen-
eral store, new lumber yard, two new
Dr. l-.wart is fitting up a new office
anil when completed will be the finest
J. 1). Gumm sold his restaurant to
Mr<. J. I .. I Taught sold her store
l' r Ming anil rcidcnce to a man from
Perry who will put in a general store
Ned ( lie.i.lie and Chas IJowe came
up • ■ •: 11 (iiitlirie Wt'duf^.iy mornim*
and drove out to Marshall.
The Upper Ten club met with Mr.
and Mrs A. L. Cockran last Fridiv
evening. The City Hotel will change
hands next week.
John Black was up from Guthrie
Thursday evening and leased the city
hotel t< A. P. Kid well Mr. Kidwell
will make a good hotel man.
Miss Mirtle Haught is visiting with
her lister Mrs. S. I7. Ree l at Cash i
R. S. Scott went up to Blis> Monday
011 business connected with his lumber
The amount of mer«handtse brought In
to Shu w n«e Inst yeiir by the Clme'aw
w •« rrore thn-i n million d. liars Cotton
paid for most of It. ttiu.
I The Caddo County Review remarks
Hint it Is nearly time for f>p inn politics
I to open its eye# and get up a holler.
'.ocated in Beautiful Fertile
Valley in the Creek
Spe< i M Dispatch to the State Capital.
SHETUMKA, 1 i". Feb 14 -Mon-
day stamped about the mo t excitable
event a course of progress for the late
history of the Creek nation. This was
the sale of lots in tiie new town Shc-
leetka. which is situated at the inter-
section of the St. L. & S. F. and the
Ft. S. & \Y. railways, about half way
between Holdenville and Okmulgee.
1 he town-ite company was kept quite
busy throughout the whole day and al-
so each successive day giving bills ot
ale for lots That thi; 1- d<stined to
be the coming metropo'is <>f the Creek
nation cannot truthfully be gainsaid.
The clear crystal waters of the ever
flov ing Norm Canadian river comes
with mi two miles of the town on the
we ' and then winds its way in horse
shape for thirty-five miles, and
yet ever going beyond the limits of
a 11 mile radius, thus giving about
fifty miles of the most fertile valley
of all the territory for the support of
the town. Ano'her very important fea-
ture is that this ic the only point for a
di t Mice of fifty miles at which the new
road can secure an abundance of water,
again this point lacks only four miles
e>i being exactly halfway between Guth-
rie and Ft Smith, consequently it ii
almost beyond doubtable that this will
he the place for the s1km < am! the d:-
vision of the Ft. S. & \\ !.<■• which
were bought Monday for $1* 1 • now
HE SURE that, your Mood is rich
iJ an 1 pure. The best blood purifier,
enriclier and vitnliz'T i« Hood's Sarsa-
parilla. H -. sure to GET HOOD'S
State Capital Bureau Cuo Fourteenth St
WASHINGTON D C., Feb u —
The postofTice nt Okmulgee has been
assigned to the third class and the
postmaster's salary fixed at $1,100 per
<; t vour seats ii.l 1 v for the Warner
Comedy . in <nv. M n i i.v night. Its ;i
v.ln'r Ph..\v I'.. efpis aid one lady
free with each paid admission.
Till* Is Vour Opportunity.
On receipt of ten cents, cash or stumps,
a generous sample will bo mailed of tho
most popular Ontarrh and Ifpy Fever Cure
(Ely's Cream Halm) sufficient to demon,
strnte the great merits of tho remedy.
60 Warren bt., Kew York City.
Rev. John Iieid, Jr.. of 0r nt Falls,Mont.,
recommeuded Ely's Cream Ea ui to me I
can emphasize liis stntetm-nt, '"Itisa pog|>
tive cure for catarrh il used as directed."—
]>v. Francis W. Poole. Pastor Ceutral Pres.
Church, Helena, Mont.
Ely's Cream Balm is tho aclcnowledged
euro for catarrh and contains no mercury
lor uny injurious drug. Price, i>0 cento.
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