The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 216, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 20, 1904 Page: 1 of 8
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Oklahoma Historical Society
DAIX-Tr EDXTXO IT
THE SHAWNEE NEWS,
The Newspaper That Is Making: Shawnee Famous.-"Fear God, Tell The Truth and Shame The Devil."
VOL 4.—NO 216.
SHAWNEE. OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 20, 1904
TEN CENTS PER WEEK
PLANS ARE BEING PREPARED FOR CITY HALL
TRAIN IS ENROOTE
Enid, Okla., Oct. 20—Twenty-five cars
loaded with the choicest products in Ok-
lahoma's soil left here Wednesday for an
exhibit trip across the country with
final destination at New York. Syl.
Dixon, who has promoted many enter-
prises of this character, is behind the
advertising scheme, and will accompany
the train on its long journey.
The train left over the St. Louis and
San Francisco road, and will spend the
first night out at Winfield, Kansas.
Stopping at all cities and towns on the
route, the train will go over the Frisco to
St. Louis, stopping at the World's
Fair four days, thence to Chicago,
over the Frisco, and the Michigan Cen-
tral to New York, arriving at the nation-
al metropolis about November 5. The
train, divided in two sections, is accom-
panied by a brass band, several speakers
and a citizen of each town and city repre-
For the past month and a half, Mr.
Dixon has been working on the train,
and has loaded it with wheat, corn,
broomcorn and flour. Twenty-three cars
of these products are being shipped to
the east, while a large exhibit car, con-
taining samples of every product raised
in the territory, making an agriculture
show that is intended to astound the
A comfortable sleeping car makes a
home for the party who accompany the
train. The representatives of the differ-
ent cities will carry illustrated literature
of the vast resources of the territory ad-
jacent to the places advertised.
The exterior of the cars are lavishly
decorated with farm products and ban
ners advertising the section from whence
they came. The contents of the cars be-
long to the shippers and will be sold to
eastern firms. Twenty thousand dollars
worth of grain, flour, broom corn,_ and
wheat is on the train.
Mr. Dixon follows this line of adver-
tising extensively and has sent in all
eight trains from the w st to the east,
showing the wonders of the country
since 1891. His first train went from
Kansas to Galveston. He has promoted
six from Kansas and two from Oklaho
ma, this being the third from the terri-
The cities and towns represented on
the train are Enid, Pawnee, Arapaho,
Clinton, Thomas, Hobart, Anadarko,
Alva, Cherokee, Carmen, Cleo, Helens,
Drummond, Carrier, Garber, Hunter,
Perry, Wakita, Lamont, Blackwell and
ELECTED IN CANTON
T. W. Dustin, captain of the Shawuee
canton l.O. O. F.lodge, isattending the
meeting of the grand lodges of the Odd
Fellows and Rebeccas at Enid this week.
The department of cantons of the terri-
tory held a meeting Wednesday and
elected officers, Mr. Dustin being hon-
ored with the office of vice president of
the territorial lodge. Quite a number of
Odd Fellows and Rebeccas of this city
THE BEST DOCTOR.
Rev. B. C. Horton, Sulphur Springs,
Texas, writes, July 19th, 1899: "I have
used in my family Ballard's Snow Lini-
ment and Horehound Syrup, and they
have proved certainly satisfactory. The
liniment is the best we have ever used
for headache and pains. The cough
syrup has been our doctor for the last
eight years." 25c, 50c, $1.00. Sold by
Crescent and Owl drug stores. jo
i DELEGATE McGUIRE
Hon. A. S. Louderniilk, of El Reno,
Socialist candidate for delegate to "011-
gress, and Senator J. E. Doom, of this
city, spoke to quite a large audience on
the doctrines of the Social party Wed-
nesday evening. Gen. Louderniilk is an
exceptionally fine talker and Senator
Doom's ability as an orator is well
known to Shawnee people. They are
both well posted on the party principles
and also on the condition of other par-
ties' principles, and they made strong
SURE CURE FOR PILES.
Itching Piles produce moisture and
cause itching, this form, as well as Blind,
Bleeding and Protruding Piles are cured
by Dr. Bo-san-ko's Pile Remedy. Stops
itching and bleeding. Absorbs tumors.
50c. a jar, at druggists, or sent by mail.
Teratise free. Write me about your case
D. Bosanko, Phila., Pa. jan-i-o5*
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I MR. CORTELYOU IS TO BE :
\ NEWPOSTMASTERGENERAL |
Delegate to Congress B. S. McGuire I decorated, and all arrangements for a
is scheduled to arrive on the 3:35 passen-1 big time are completed.
MR. HOLDEN ON AN
At an early hour yesterday morning
two private cars entered Memphis by
different routes, each of tliem high in the
official family of the Rock Island-Frisco
One came from Chicago, 111., over the
line of the Illinois Central. It was the
special conveyance of J. F. Holden,
Freight Traffic Manager of the entire
system, with headquarters in Chicago
With him were a number of friends inak-
: NEGRO BRUTE TO HANG :
Ardmore, I. T., Oct. 20.—District At-
torney W. B. Johnson received a mes-
sage today from the attorney general at
Washington, D. C., stating that the trial
of the appeal case of Rufus Binion, the
negro sentenced to hang by the district
ing the trip for purposes of business or court of this Piacc January 24, 1902, has
resulted in the affirmation of the decis-
The other car was the official convey-
ance of F. O. Melcher, General Superin-
tendent of the Choctaw District, with
headquarters in Little Rock, Ark. It
came from that city over the Frisco lines
and contained, besides Mr. Melcher, H.
W. Morrison, General Freight Agent of
the Choctaw Division with headquarters
at Little Rock, and W. M. Whitenton,
Superintendent of the Arkansas Division
with headquarters in Little Rock. They
had come to Memphis to meet Mr.
Holden and escort him over the line of
Mr. Holden has not been on the Choc-
taw for some time, but he will now make
a careful trip over the entire system, and
will probably arrive in Shawnee this
evening or tomorrow. On account of
the importance of this city as a traffic
center, and the fact that competing lines
have entered the field since he was last
here, it is believed that he will give this
city more of a visit than he probably in-
tended when he first started on his trip.
He is a "Choctaw" man, believes in the
line as a great road and is working under
President Winchell and Vice President
Stevens in the effort to build it up to the
point where it really belongs.
Glass and glazing at Wirfs, 125 N.
ion of the lower courts, which means that
alter the thirty days' provision of the
law, the case will be remanded back to
the court here, which will at its next
term, January 9, resentence the criminal
Jesse I. Miller and Miss Winnie V.
Hankins were united in marriage Wed-
nesday evening about 8 o'clock in the
tabernacle in the east part of the city.
Quite a number of the friends of the
young couple were present. Rev. W. C.
Adams, pastor of the United Brethren
church, in his usual pleasing manner,
pronounced the words which made them
man and wife.
The bride is a popular young lady and
has resided here with her parents for
some time. The groom is a fine young
man and has been farming the last year.
They will probably make Shawnee their
future home. The parents of the groom
live about ten miles from here and the
young couple will spend a few days vis-
You cannot find a more durable and
easy riding buggy than the Velie. Leh-
man Hwd. & Imp. Co. *
Cornshuckers wanted—Apply ready for
work at John Donohue's blacksmith
shop on East Main street. i8tf
ger, which is a little behind time, this
afternoon and the members of the Mc-
Guire club reception committee, with the
band and other friends of the congress-
man, will meet him at the depot and es
cort him to his hotel. The congressman,
of course, is here looking after his inter-
ests in the campaign, but he is also look-
ing into affairs with a view to presenting
some matters connected with this vicin-
ity at the coming session of congress.
He will be pleased to meet all visitors to-
night and tomorrow morning, as he
leaves here at 12:30 tomorrow for Meeker,
where he speaks tomorrow.
The McGuire club, at its meeting
Wednesday night, made arrangements
for the reception of the delegate this af-
ternoon, and also provided for the ad-
dress which he is to deliver tonight at
Estes: hall. A parade will be formed at
7:30 at the Burt hotel, headed by the
band and with the club in line following
the guest of honor, who will ride with
the reception committee, and march to
the Estes hall on North Broadway, which
has been prepared with comfortable seats
for the rally tonight. The hall is nicely
The committee extend a cordial invi-
tation to everyone to attend the rally and
the issues discussed by Delegate Mc-
Guire. He is known 'as a fluent, pol-
ished speaker, one who is thoroughly
conservant with the affairs which inter-
est the voters.
USING UNDER RIMMER
The Pennsylvania Oil and Gas com-
pany received an under ritnmer two davs
since and has had it placed in position at
the well north of the city where it is
now in use. The work at the well was
delayed awaiting the installing of this
piece of machinery, as a small cavein oc-
curred when the well reached a depth of
about 600 feet, but work is now progress-
ing and the hole will go on down into
the interior of the earth until oil or gas
is struck in paying quantities. Attorney
H. E. Shafer is personally supervising
Figure with Enos & Crabtree on wa-
Miss Maud Hart^ell and Mr. John
Stewart of Shawnee, were married at the
Commercial hotel in Tecumseh, Wednes-
day afternoon, the Rev. Lowe of the
Baptist church at that place officiating,
rendering a most beautiful ceremony.
The bride is the beautiful daughter of
Mrs. Arthur Dimmers, and has many
friends in Shawnee.
Mr. Stewart is a very popular fireman
on the Rock Island. The young people
left at 1:4o this afternoon for St. Louis
and will return to Shawnee to live.
Hon. George B. Cortelyou, chairman of the Republican National Committee
will be the new postmaster general to succeed the late Henry C. Payne, but will
not take office until after the presidential election next month.
A. H. T. A,
You admit that it would
be nice and convenient to
have a bank account
Then Why Don't Yov
We Receive Deposits of $1 and up
BANK OF COMMERCE,
East Room Whlttaker Bldg. Shawnee, O. T.
Guthrie, Okla., Oct. 20—With banners
flying, with drums beating, and escorted
by the governor and his military staff,
over one thousand members of the Anti-
Horse Thief association of the two terri-
tories paraded at 1:3o this afternoon,
through the principal business streets of
the city. The part.de was all of a mile in
length, including in addition to the
Anti-Horse Thief fellows, the sheriff's
association of the territory, and a bat-
talion of young women, on horseback,
representing all the states and territories
in the Union, and escorted by Uncle
Sam himself, carrying a sixteen-foot
flag—the red, white and blue.
There were cheers for these capturers
of the festive horse thief, as they parad-
ed past the city hall and governor's
office. In the parade there were repre-
sented between seventy and eighty terri-
torial Anti-Horse Thief lodges and in
addition seventeen lodges within Logan
Rates For Home Visitors.
On Oct. 1 ith and 25th and Nov. 8th
and 22nd low rate tickets will be sold
via M. K. & T. Ry. to northern points.
Good 30 days, stop over allowed at St.
Louis or Kansas City. Talk to Katy's
J. W. Bain s grocery store has in stock
the celebrated Geary Flour. 23
The Novelty Theater..
Is a success, opening last night to a
packed house of ladies and children,
people were elated and found it to be all
that its name implies "A Novelty."
The school board is scheduled for an
adjourned session tonight. It is prob-
able that the matter of accepting the new
buildings will come up at this session
and that action will be taken on that
Keokuk Falls, Oct. 20.—A blaze in the
gin here was extinguished after consid
erable trouble. It started in a bale of
cotton, which was destroyed, but no
other damage was done.
Austrian China suitable for painting
and fire burning at Boclier's. tf
FILLED WITH MUD.
River Water Is the Worst In Its
Morton Estes, who for years has had
charge of the city waterworks plant,
brought a bottle of water to Tub News
office today and allowed it to stand and
settle. In a liottle six inches high, over an
inch of mud soon dropped to the bottom
and the rest of the water was of muddy
color. Mr. Estes says that in eleven
years experience in pumping from the
river, he never before saw the water in
such shape. The water is absolutely
filled with a gypsum mud, supposed to
come from the mountains in New Mex-
ico, and the filter at the water plant
won't touch it. It will not coagulate,
We clean, press, or dye anything"
Rea Co., 115 N. Bell street, Phone.
Low rate tickets on sale via M. K. &
T. Ry., October 15th to April 30th, re-
turn limit June 1st. See Katy's agent.
If your child needs special attention
in the common branches taught in the
public school we will admit a few such
pupils large or small and give them lots
of time. Large airy room and a limited
number of pupils at reasonable rates.
Shawnee Business College. 13-tf
Next Sunday will be the last that
Rev. J. B. Mitchell will spend in Shaw-
nee as the pastor of the First M. E.
church south. Rev. Mitchell will leave
Monday for conference and then, on ac-
count of Mrs. Mitchell's health, he will
take a transfer to Atlanta, Ga., confer-
ence, and go there at once to receive his
Rev. Mitchell has been pastor of the
church here for two years past and has
been not only very popular but very
efficient, the splendid new building hav-
ing been completed during his residence
here, also many additions having been
made to the membership. Whoever his
successor may be, it is hardly possible
that he ever can become more loved by
his congregation than has Rev. Mitchell.
Anyone letting Mrs. Annie Abbott
have anything must look to her for their
pay as I am not responsible, and will not
pay anything which she may contract.
J. A. Abbott. i4-6t
A i.OVE LETTER
Would not interest you if you're look-
ing for a guaranteed salve for sores,
burns or piles Otto Dodd, of Ponder,
Mo., writes: "I suffered with an ugly
sore for a year, but a box ot Bucklen's
Arnica Salve cured me. It's the best
salve on earth." 25c at Owl & Crescent
drug stores. iu
Something for the ta-
ble in a hurry, call us
and watch the result.
To-day we call atten-
tion to our line of
for table use and cook-
In Barrels we have the Following
P. and F. Ribbon oane, per gallon 06o
New Orleans Molasses, per gallon 50o
Choioe Home Made Sorghum, per gallon .6O0
Tennesse Sorehum, "Blaok Strop," per gallon 40o
Honey Dew, per gallon pail 40o
" " per half gallon can 25o
" " per two pound oan lOo
Sorghum, per gallon 40o
" per half gallon 25o
White Candy Drips, per gallon 50o
" " " per 1-2 gallon 25o
P. & F. Ribbon cane, per gallon 75o
" " " per half gallon 40o
" " " per quart 25o
Yesterday's addition to our immense variety of good things
1 Cask of Heinz Apple Butter. 1 Barrel Buffalo Minoe Moat.
The Popu'ar Price Cash Grocery,
THE C. O. D.
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