The West Side Democrat. (Enid, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 17, Ed. 1 Tuesday, January 16, 1894 Page: 2 of 4
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The West Side Democrat.
T. K. llfMJIJiV, lulilni
TKHRI 1'OIiIAL OFFH KRS.
W. C. Rk.nkkow,.
T. J. LOWK
C. A Galbuaith .
E. 1). Nix
Henry VV. Scoti I
J. H. Burfukd \
MURDER Oil SUICIDE
I . ,X Marshal
. Chief .1 usti«r«*.
( Iiisl ices
J. W. Toinpson .. .. Probate Judge
VV. IJ. (,'ornelius,. .. .County (,'l<-rk
•lames I'. Scales Recorder.
Geo. \V. .1 hnson Sheriff
R. K. W o< d .'County Attorney
Win Lay i ) Com
Win. M. Williams ' ....
R. I/. Collins (
111f<>rniat:on lias Keen received hi
tin-, city u! the arnwi of several v.'rj
prominent officials of El Reno and
they have been taken to Paris, l ex.,
there to lie placed in jail. The
charge against them is for mining
gold on the Indian reservation.
D. O. 111LLS,
Tho Body of John Meggers of El Which Was Supposed to be a
Hello Found Lyin^ in a Pool of Pake, Turns Out to be Genuine.
Water East of ThiB City. —The "Dakota Kid" Wins in
This morning Judge Tompson Nineteen Good Rounds.
was notified that the body .,1 a j The large crowd ot amusement £ «•* those are Mayor C. II. Ho-
J . . . i , . I)arl> t< uncilmen lireybiiffer, and
had been found in a pool of water 1,IVI"K People who attended the jHCOb Schweizer, George Baker and
about 2 miles east of the city. II" gl°VH contest Monday night be- ,\. Wfiortmeyer, all of that city. It
at once empaneled a jurv and ac tween Johnny Moore and the has been known for some time that
companied by them and a party of! "Dakota Kid" imhe large tent on | ll>® Wichita mountains are rich in
curious persons went out and brought n.Third street were agreeably bw'loften
the body to the undertaking rooms' stirprised. Moore weighed W-
of S. H. King & Co., on K street ' Pountls "nti 1,18 "Kid" 15(5, ant
where a large crowd of people saw
MKKCHAXTS; 15 AXK
I'AL STOCK, $25,000.00
into trouble over it.
the remains which were identified
at once r>y several as those to John
Meggers, late of El Reno and for
The democrats oft) county ars
hereby called to meet in mass con-
vention in the city of Enid, (). T.,
at Probate Judge's office, on the
20th day ol Jan., IMI4, at 2 o'clock
p. 111., for the purpose of elect;ng
eighs delegates to ittend the demo-
cratic statehood convention to lie
held at Perry. O. T.. on the 24th
day of Jan. 181)1.
Wm. M. Williams,
I 'li'ni ('0. ('entral Com.
1 he Democrat 111 prowling
ground through Kansas last week,
diiy up a chapter of Hebrew historv
that will be mighty interesting
reading matter to the people of
Enid, and we promise to give it to
them along in broken doses, just as
they can stand it, as soon as we have
a little time to put it in shape.
In the Democratic Territorial
convention at Oklahoma City, Leslie
I'. Ross chairman, and Ed. I.. Dunn
secretary, resigned and C- R.Gould
of El Reno and Jno, R. Clark of
Stillwater, were elected to fill their
places. Before adjourning the con
vention passed resolutions favoring
single statehood for the Indian ter-
Isinglass of the Wave' poked his
nose into the controversy between
the editor of this paper and the
Eagle and Enterprise without the
slightest provocation except that
inquisitive, meddlesome, devilish
disposition peculiar to the circuin
cised. It strikes us
''That things have coinc to a pretty pass,
If we can't hu mp our own juokas.s"
without interference from every
Hebrew renegade in the country.
tnerly of Nebraska, He was
posed to have between three
four hundred dollars in his posses
sion and it is piobable that be was
murdered although #87.05 was in
his pocket book which with Ins
coat and vest was found lying on
bank 8 or 4 feet from him. His
friends and relatives at El Reno
were telegrrphed for. The inquest
is set for 10 a. in. Wednesday.
The following is one of the cir-
culars gotten up and distributed by
our representatives at Washington,
which we received through kindness
of Mr. Moore:
vkids vot 11
their looks when they entered the
ring convinced the spectators that
| each was determined to win. Some
time \yas taken up in seleet'liir a
leferee and time-keepers, but
being over the fight commenced.
From the first totiie tenth round no
one had very much the best ot it al-
(Flrst I'tibiWieil Dee. In, Ism.)
All persons concerned or Inter jj. <1 in the
town-site of Oakland, embracing the northwest
1-4 of section 31, in township *22 north, rahge s,
tliat u, st Meridian, O county, Territory of
Oklahoma, are hereby notified that the survey
and plat of the said tract has been completed,
and that on Thursday the 26tli day of January.
A. 1), 1804. the board of town site commission-
ers appointed by the Honorable Probate Judge
of o county, Oklahoma territory, will proceed
to et apart and allot to the persons entitled to
the same according to their respective in-
terests, the lots, blocks and '.grounds to which
each occupant thereof shall be entitled.
The hoard will be ready to receive applica-
jj tlons for lots, blocks and grounds in the abovtt
'' tract on Wednesday the loth day of January,
a draw, prom that oil until the a. i>. ism.
nineteenth round not much fast persons claimlngany oi sahijots, blocks
or grounds are required to make application to
the board In writing, under oath (on blanks
ut times seemed a sure winner. But I fl,rnishcd by the board) on or before said 25th
. , , , , , I day of January, a. d. i894, settingj forth the
the kKiu commenced the old rush i grounds upon which they base their respective
I claims and asking that the lots, blocks and
. grounds claimed by them may be allotted and
rush and succeeded in getting Moon* j deeded to them. Applications for each lot
slightly rattled when in the lust 1 -s!l0U,t' be on seperate biaiiks.
. ii,i ! T. J. Daniel, Chairman,
round several right handers sent j Wm. M Anderson, sec'y.
him to the grass in his own corner. I F.ftl. MeClaue, Treas.
Dike* fors: J. G. Bright, Ed L. Dunn, (J. A. Bright. I), O.
J. W. Totr-son, .J. F. Crippen, T. J. Sanford.
First Bank Opened for Business in the City.
ENID, : : : : OKLAHOMA
ju.r:ru*gnu!u<\ , .muiauugMBHi
U A W "V IC w,
Practice in all the Territorial and United States Courts and before
I mted States Land Office.
H i i icl,
though tbe "Kid's" left arm was
sprained ill the eighth. Cries of
••foul" could be heard every few
minutes, but the referee told the
men to lijrht or lie would declare
fighting was indulged in and Moore 11
tactics of a clinch, a break and
THE ( IIRltOKKK STHII
Enid with 4,000 people and Pond " " " b "" I Publication Notice.
Creek with near 3,000, both eslab ■ lo bo even the loser, and [First pubiisiied in-.-, ia, ,««.i
lislied hv tlm f/nviiri mfl|.i ,, -Moore had the satisfaction of know- ! nm kh statks ok aMkuh ,/
uaiifu uy me government of the! Territory of Oklahoma, >ss.
United States under authority of the '"g that llUll(H,£h ,lu was •>'
act ol congress, March 3d. 1803, flientls (li(1 IKlt desert him. Tin
and both being county seats, ..- i i referee was the best that ever ref
In the Probate Court in [and for said county
John \V. Corlett, plaintiff, i
„„ vs. -Notice.
| \\ lllomirc Corlett, defendant.)
and s->id defemleni NMIiomire Corlett will take
( notice that she has been sued in the above
and named court by John W. Corlett plaintiff, above
named, lor a. divorce from the bonds of malri
>ad communications and facilities I ,l"I",rtlH' of conducting the <;xi;si,;* ^
by that company, and this in defi- '"K1"1. Everyone was well pleaded ; "SU" JVtf
ance of the government require- ",ul «M' '«sed themselves as "'aving i ,',1!
ments and of the acts of congress. received their money's worth. I'he 1accordingly aSj ti..-
Enid had paid this coinpauy over 1111111 who did not would have been l.obde!l & Furgiison, Attorneys'r.'.i"- t'l-iin-
$70,000 in freights, and Round Pond llar(l lo satisfy.
over *50,000, and have then been
both lying upon the line of tbe C.
a. I. & 1'. Uy. Co., are denied rail-
ereed a fight in the territory
was loudly cheered for his fair
I way of conducting
V. E. JONES & CO.,
in icl Moot \Iei rket.
FRESH r\M> SALT MEAT ALWAYS ON HANI).—
'oiiltry, Oywter^, Ki^li, Game,
III t 1 tii r* bScit 1 ir-iC 511.
One Block South of Laud Ottlce, One Door West of Democrat Ofllce. Call and see us.
CAMPBELL & HILL.
^ t tc > t'l lC \" S.; I vQw
FILING PAPERS CAREFULLY PREPARED.
( on tests, amended entries nml restoration of homestead right aspec.
I'lats and field notes furnished on application without delay.
W'e Practice in call Courts,
hnitl and A iiiiijishcr, Oklahoma,
' * H AKLKS 1 IOTEL-
DARDEN & CLEVELAND, Props.
BOA^D I3Y DAY OR WKEK.
Good fable Board and Neat
* ' I • Enid, Oklahoma-
Attest W. Thomvsov, Probate Judg
compelled to haul their freights a A New B(lnk
number of miles by wagons. j TIl(J Far,„Rr.8 a||(, Mer,;lmnt.s
Complete switch and depot bunk of Enid has been incorporated
grounds at either place cm be had, I wlt|, a c itB, stock ()f ^50,000 ami ; ,;iin„a„,
''Ll'"l> switches made | wj|| |)tt ready for business Februan Annie k. lianiMii
for less than $4,000 for each place,
with 2,200 feat of side track.
More than $500,000 have in the
past ninety days been expended b\
(First publ shed December 5 1893.)
Territory nf cklalioma, >
v ounly nf o i ss
In Ihi 1'rebate court ol salcf connty and terri-
Hensley knows enough to see
when the fountains of justice have
been polluted, and he was not only
willing, but suggested that the cases
be taken out of the local channels
and give to a grand jury chosen
from the body of tbe counh and
acting under the instructions of a
court. The statute of limitations
does not run for three years. Some
one of the nine grand juries to
whom it w111 be presented will do
their duty. Wait and see.
The gentleman from "(iawga"and
the sheeny from Colorado jumped
into the controversy between the
editor of this paper and the Enter
prise with as much avidity as if they
thought tlicv had left their tales so
far behind them that no possible
trace would ever be found. Hut a
citizens of Enid in erecting improve
ments and putting in stocks ot
goods, and proportional sums have
been so expended at Hound Pond.
The House Hill, 3000, now in
Senate Committee on railroads will
g've us the relief we ask, and we,
therefore, ask that you will fully in-
form yourself of the facts so as to
aid these communities invited there
b) the government and now sought
to be strangled by the Rock island
road. .Ionn C. Mookk,
Mayor ot Enid.
U . K. (iitKiiu, Pres. of Council.
\V. 11. Royhk,
Sec. Hoard of l'rade Round Pond.
1. The following are the officers:
J.I. (). Euqua, Pres.; J. \V, Toinpson,
Viee-I'res.; \\ . T. \\ atson, cashier,
with.I. (J. Fuqua, J. AV. Clevinger,
.1. W . l on.pson, F. P. Stearns, 1. G.
Conklieg, S. II, King and It. W.
Patterson, directors. This is one of
the strongest institutions in the cit\
and ail of the incorporators are well
known business and professional
men. They will occupy the houiIi
room of the Fuqua building and will
To sal'l mile ]:, (iavman. Defendant;
Vni are lii-rrby nolitled tliat there Is on tile
mi the olllee ot the i'rolmte court in county o,
oklahoma territory, the pel it ion ol Austin
Carman the plaintiff in tile abnye entitled ac
tion, |.i.i> 111k said court for an absolute divorce
from vim, mid you are herein notlllcil ihal \on
nnisi answer il,e petition flti .1 by the luaiiittn
ou in In line (lie | iiii day of lanuary r-:'I. v. |i
or said petition H ill lie taken as true and jmlK
nient will he rendered as prayed for, an aiiso-
hitc divorce from von.
BAKERY AND RESTAURANT.
w. i). haj l.i y,
Atty. for pit'if.
.1 \V. To.mi'son,
[First Jiui.iished Oct. 24,1803.] Hen alar Meals loc.
Notice of Administration.
In the Probate Court of Ocounty.
Oklahoma territory. In the matter ——
i ti sh Bread, Pies, Cakes, Etc., Always on Hand.
Good Board $3 a Week.
Short Orders at all Hours.
ED. GILLESPIE, Proprietor.
receive its share of patronage froui 1 of the estate of Nathaniel Howie
the first. i deceased.
— Territory of Oklalioma, to whom
. . . , . it may concern,
'SU * ■ ' "" " You are hereby notified that
tho "wave is Benjamin Hird did, on the 24th day
the Rock j of October, 1803, apply to this
"The Twlee-a-Week Times.
The Kansas City Times on .Inn.
10 began issuing The Weekly Times
twice instead of once a week. I'lie
price of the two papers will remain
the same as that charged for one.
I he Twice-a-\Yeelc l imes will be
mailed to any address for $1 per ,
and proper manner,
year, eli cents for six months,
little digging in the rubbish reveal- ,or t|ir(,„ m,„lt|,S( )ess „mn
1 iirvitiir to inako n^mnst
Island riilroud, would have the effect i:()lir* for letters of administration on
of preventing the road from takinjorj 'estate c>f >.ath:«i.ie! Bowie de-
' , . - , i ■ leased, and that said application
any action in the matter of a depot, „.;;i i,„ i,_„ i i , ' 1
t ' will be heard by snia court on the
if the paper and its editorial clan 15U1 day of November, 1803, of the
I hud an influence at ho ne or abroad. Novembet 1808, term of said court.
As it - the road pays no more at- Done on this the 24th day of Oc-
! 111 i on to its howl than a Texas ! t0',er, 1803. ,1. \\. Io.mpson,
steer would to a dog gnat; we have 11S,CAI"] of tiie Probate Court.
it from the highest authority on the " —
road that when the people of Enid 1 t',|r!'1 published Jan. .1, 1 SO 1.]
present their cause iu a respectful
backed up by
I his Space
the fact that "Izy" once lived
Kansas, and while there "listened to
11 tale of w oe,', and later ou pulled
his freight, and all because a sister
of the quill gave him a few jabs
w ith her stilus. (), Isaac we are on
to you —dot nose of yours always
gets you in trouble.
, , 1 reimbursement for a part of the ex-
pcrcopv. 1 he high standard which . ■ , , ,
, ,,, , .... pense, incident to depot an I side-
has made 1 he Weekly limes indis- ,
., , , , , , tracx buildinir, that their claims
penstble to thousands of homes for ...
, „ will receive prompt attention. It is
nearly quarter of a century will be , , .,
, , tolly to rub the hair of a railroad
maintained. > he news and literary
, , . • corporation thewrong way. Better
features which have distinguished it , ■ ,
,, .. , . proceed rational.
from all other weekly papers will be
continued and others added. N'o
United States ot America,
Territory of Oklahoma, J-ss.
some substantial offer in the way ol ('on 111v of ().
i In the Probate Court in and for
said connty and territory.
Uenj. F. Motf, Plaintiff, J
expense will be spared in the col- ^'e are informed by persons who
ofl lection of news or the securing of! 0UKht that before the first
literary matter. The of February the dirt will begin to
wn-e a-Week Times will be as The 0,1 our lt'^101 a"'J frei8ht llu,lse-
The question of selling part
the square is agitating the minds of 4,j
many of our citizens just now. This
county needs a court house, but i , , .... ,
' W eakly I ones hi
there are other things to be
Suppose the part ot the
per and a magazine in one.
Seen, a newspa
bluiil is bound to win and will con-
Co anyone who will send
■ •. | , ' ' I IV 11 1 1 i 3* IIII Jilt
square north of h street was sold, , ,
, , ... . , I lines live now yearly subscriptions
how much would the value of lots -- "
tinue lo be the foremost city of the
1-1,e I str,i'
on First and Second streets north of
10 The Twicc-a Week Times, to-
1 gether with a draft or postollice
E be depreciated? Would it
right to treat the men who have
vested in those lots iu that way? I
Let the square stay like it is. It
would look much nicer and be worth
much more in years to come as a| In dealing with a skunk it is no
public park than to have a small! mark of cowardice to use n loiij,'-
square with nothing on it but a handled fork. Does the Eagle and
money order for $5, th.i paper will
be sent for one year free. A sample
copy will be mailed free to any ad-
the Enterprise catch
An editor of this town who tries
always to be funny and only suc-
ceeds once in a while calls us "a
strange bird" and says he doesn't
exactly know "what species we be
long to"; we are quite as much at a
loss in classifying him. He has the
gait of a duck, the face of an owl.
the voice of a guinea-hen, the odor
of a buzzard and the morals of a
Kitty K. Molt, Defendant. I
The said defendant, Kitty E. Molt,
will take notice that she has been
sued in the aliove named court by
Benj. F. Mott, plaintiff, above
named, for a divorce, and that she
must answer the petition filed by
the plaintiff in said action on or be-
fore the (!th day of January, 1S91,
or said petition will be taken as
true and judgment in said action
I for the plaintiff tor a divorce will be
| rendered accordingly, as prayed for
I by plaintiff herein.
I!i:nj. F. Mott, i
By J. W. Hukk, I
Attest: Plaintiff's Atty.
|. W , TnoMpsoN, Probate Judge.
Attorney at Law.
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Hensley, T. F. The West Side Democrat. (Enid, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 17, Ed. 1 Tuesday, January 16, 1894, newspaper, January 16, 1894; Enid, Oklahoma Territory. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc127616/m1/2/: accessed January 20, 2022), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.