The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 253, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 9, 1906 Page: 3 of 8
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THE SHAWNEE NEW#.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 1906.
THOUSANDS TO NEGRO
little creek nation girl
has claim with oil wells
Isabel Lewis, the Daughter of a For-
mer Creek Slave, Falls Into
Great Luck by Allotment.
The boundary lines which separate
the lands of the Creek, Cherokee and
Osage Indians converge to a point In
the north central part of the new state
of Oklahoma. A few miles south of
this point, in the Creek nation, lives
a lltle negro girl named Isabel Lewis,
the daughter of a negro who was
formerly a Creek slave. This little
girl owns eighty acres of land, part
of her allotment, In the new "Glenn
pool" oil district, which is giving her
an income such as only millionaires
can have. There are three oil wells
on her land, each of which is produc
ing 1,000 barrels of oil per day, and
each of which Is capable of having
its daily capacity doubled.
It is the announced intention of the
company that has leased her land, to
put down seven more wells. If
they cach produce as much as those
already drilled, and there is no reason
to doubt it, her royalty of one-eighth
of the entire amount produced at 52
cents per barrel, the present market
price of oil, will give her a daily in-
come of $650, or an annual Income of
$237,000. At 5 per cent that amount
would be the interest on a capital
of nearly $5,000,000.
Under the lease which Isabel Lewis
has granted to the operators who
have leased, and which was approved
by the secretary of the interior, the
oil which is her daily share is turned
into the pipe line of the Standard Oil
company and the money it represents
is at once placed to her credit.
Baton Rouge, La., Aug. 9.—The six- (
teenth annual convention of the Unit- ^
ed Confederate Veterans of Louisiana ^
cotnmenced today and wll last until.
tomorrow evening. The selection and .
compilation of historical data relat-,
lng to the war, and the election of a _
major general fpr the ensuing year
constitute the chief business before
the convention. Albert Estopinal of
New Orleans is the present major gen-,
eral. The Sons of Confederate Vet-'
erans and several ladies' Confeder-
ate organizations are also holding
their reunions here In connection with j
the U. C. V. meeting.
Wercury Reaches 160.
Redlands, Cal., Aug. 9.—Terrific
heat, which at times has caused the
mercury to reach 160, prevails In the
desert country south of here. Dozens
of deaths from heat prostration have
been reported from the Inyo county
gold fields, and many prospectors are
One Fare for Round Trip
From Chicago, plus $4.00, for thirty
day limit, and one fare for the round
tr'p plus $2.00 for fifteen day limit,
to Canadian and New England points
Tickets on sale via Nickel Plate road,
from Chicago, July 16 and also August
8th to 22d, Inclusive. Information
given upon application to Chas. E.
Johnson, District Passenger Agent, No.
£11 Seventeenth St., Denver, Colo., La
Sella St. Station, Chicago, the only de
prt on the elevated railroad loop.
Is a fine tough,
finish for new
and old hard
and soft wood
Comes in natural and twelve colors.
Our line of Paints, Oils, etc., is un-
usually complete and includes the best
known brands—nothing "cheap" but
What? Wall Paper? Yes miles
of it. Beautiful patterns and at prices
that will induce you to buy.
A pleasure to show goods and give
WI11F PAINT & GLASS CO.,
Ninth and Broadway.
Dallas, Tex., Aug. 9.—A large pro-
portion of the counties of the state
are represented at the annual con-
vention of the Texas Sheriffs' asso-
ciation, which opened here today.
President Robert Goodfellow, sheriff
of Coleman county, presided at the
opening session, which was devoted
mainly to routine matters. The meet-
ing will last three days.
We Wish to Please.
The carrier boys of The News are
ordered to put the papers In boxes
where the subscribers have one handy
and when they fail please report the
same to The News office, phone 321.
The boys are paid to deliver papers
as the subscribers want them, and
must blow a whistle or call out the
name of the paper when It Is deliv-
The Victor Wall Paper Co., who bat
heel, located it 10? W. Main utieet
have removed to 214 E. Main street
where they will bo ploasel to
their old patrons.
Dolber Will Contest.
San Francisco, Aug. 9.—The contest
over the will of the later Bertha M.
Dolber came up for a hearing today
hefore Judge Graham. Miss M. Dol-
ber, who met her death by falling
from a window of the Waldorf-As-
toria hotel In New York, left the bulk
of her large property to Etta Marian
Warren. The heirs are attempting to
break the will.
Galvestons Sea Wall
Makes life now as safe in that city
as on the higher uplands. E. W.
Goodloe, who resides on Dutton St.,
in Waco, Texas, needs no sea wall
for safety. eH writes: "I have used
Dr. Kings New Discovery for Con-
sumption the past five years and it
keeps me well and safe. Before that
time I had a cough which for years
had been growing worse. Now it's
gone. Cures chronic Coughs, La Grippe
Croup, Whooping Cough and prevents
Pneumonia. Pleasant to take. Every
bottle guaranteed at the Owl Drug
Store. Trial hottle free. *
Gravette, Ark., Aug. 9.—The thir-
teenth anniversary of the founding of
Gravette Is being eelebrated today
with a pienie, athletic sports and
Quite a number of fine souvenir pos-
tal cards have been received from
persons both In the city and in vari-
ous other places, during the last few
weeks by the News and we are now
making a' collection of these pretty
Kansas City, Kan., Aug. 9.—At the
annual picnic of the Kansas City
Merchants' association today W. A.
Harris, David Overinyer and other
Democratic candidates for state of-
fices will deliver addresses.
Halstead, Kan., Aug. 9.—A reunion
and picnic for the old settlers of
Central Kansas Is in progress today.
A balloon ascension and other amuse-
ment features have been provided.
Don't drag along with a dull, billlous
heavy feeling. You need a pill. Use
DeWitt's Little Early Risers, the fa-
mous little pills. Do not sicken or
gripe, but results are sure. Sold by
J. E. Cockrell. *
New York, Aug. 9.—At a meeting
of the board of directors of the Na-
tional Biscuit company in progress
this afternoon the usual dividend of
1 3-4 per cent on preferred and 1 per
cent on common stock will be de-
clared. The building of a new fac-
tory is also being considered but no
definite decision is expected.
Two story eight room house at 608
N. Brodaway. Cellar and large attic,
city water, well, and all modern con-
veniences. See Mrs. Sparks, next
A Mystery Solved.
"How to keep off periodic attacks of
biliousness and habitual constipation
was a mystery that Dr. King's New
Life Pills solved for me," writes John
N. Pleasant, of Magnolia, Ind. The
only pills that are guaranteed to give
perfect satisfaction to everybody or
money refunded. Only 25 oents at the
Owl Drug store.
A Happy Medium
Lots of people feel that they cannot afford to pay for the highest
priced pianos, but neither do they want the cheapest.
Well, there is a happy medium, a piano which sells at a very mod-
erate price, within easy reach of almost anyone and which Is at the
same time a thoroughly good Instrument, in every sense of the word
beautiful clear rich tone, exquisite case design, and first class con-
the bush 4 lane piano
eets every requirement, not only of the keenly critical musician, but
also of the economically Inclined purchaser who wants a piano which
will not play out after It has had a few years service and which
will retain all of its original sweetness and richness of tone.
We know the Bush and Lane piano thoroughly, have sold hundreds
of them in this neighborhood, all of which have given entire satisfac-
tion, and we unhesitatingly state that we believe it to be the very
best piano In the market today at the price asked. Our personal guar-
an tee goes with that of the manufacturer.
Come In and see these pianos. Its well worth your while.
Armstrong, Byrd & Comp'ny
Have You Heard of the
New Kansas City Train
Leave Oklahoma City at 10:40 a. m. and 0:30 p. m. via M. K. & T. R'y-
arrlvlng Kansas City at 11:66 p. m. and 7:10 m„ making all Important
The night train carries a through (buffet) Sleeper to Kansas City and
Change of cars Is one of the greatest Inconveniences of travel. You doat
have to change cars if you travel via the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Rail-
way. Through trains—over Its rails—run from Oklahpma City to Kansat
City and St. L< uls. All through trains have Chair Cars and Pullman S1<B5
M K. & T. trains leave Oklahomacity daily at a. and 6:S4 f
in for St. Louis, Hannibal, Sedalla.Nevada, Ft. Scott, Kc.usaa City, PtS
sons, Joplin, Galena, Columbus, Cof-feyviiio, Bartlesville, etc.
When vou have occasion to travel use the samo discrimination In bu]
ing a ticket that you would in buylnganything else. If there Is any lnfoi
matlon you want about a prospective
trip, write me. I'll gladly give you the
Information. Address vMIWl
geo. s. stein • yiyiix x
Traveling Passenger Agent
Oklahoma City, o. t.
A publio institution open to the Medioal Profession.
Has nineteen large, airy rooms, inoluding an up-to-
date operating room. Our nurses are graduated,
trained and experienced.
JH SCOTT, Nl. D., Superintendent.
312 North Bell.
t C. IV. SUTHERLAND f
I General Live Stock and Faj^m Sales j
Office 107 North Broadway.
See Me Before Booking Dates |
ORS. WARNER 4 EVANS,
Osteopath, Physician and Surgeon
Office completely equipped for electric
treatment and X-ray work.
Office phone 356; Res. phone 372.
117 1-2 East Main.
DR. J. H. SCOTT,
Residence 320 North Beard. ..
NEee phone 190. Res. phone 148.
DR. G. H. SANBORN,
.ma 3 and 4 Whittakcr Jldg.
j hours 9 to 12, 2:30 to 5 Phone
-9Br Dnce 32, office 330,
e. f. larkin8,
physician and surgeon.
Office and residence 122 1-2 North
Broadway, second floor. Phone 912.
JOCKEY SHOEING SHOP.
S. F. Vose & Son. Proprietors.
DR. CHAS. D. BALL,
OSTEOPATH, kj ii ***
All chronic ailments a specialty.
Office In Herald Bldg., Phone 931,
Examination Free. ~N-
8. F. VOSE,
Specialist on all ailment* of Feet
Legs and Muscles. Office at Har r f
Barn, 116-11S Unlou avenue, Shaw
W. J. CRAMPON, D. D- .
Rooms 1-2-3 Lowe Building. N. Broad
way, Shawnee, Ckla.
Phone G73. _______
Res. Phone 25. Office phone 586
DR. C. C. YOUMAN8.
Whittaker Bldg. Shawnee, Okla. guaranteed.
j 127 South Union Avenue
J. A. WELLS,
Or.. M. Rhoades 8. O. Hoid .e
V( teHnary Surgeon and Dentist.
Scientific Horse Shoer
PHOADE8 & HOLDEN
Veterinary HoapiHal «nd Shoeing 8ho>
Experts or all diseases of the fool
Treat all diseases of domestic ani-
mals. Consultation frc->. Satisfaction
Over Mann's Drug Store. Phone 251 j
DR. THEO. P- BRINGHURST,
Office over Shawnei National Bank
Night Call" «Jf
ON ALL WORK.
Corner Union and Seventh.
" MRS. W. J. CBAV.FTOfi,
~ Lowe Building, North Broadway
I T<etter heads, envelopes, bill heads,
' • cards, etc.. at The Shawnee News of
Mce, 126 N, Broedwsy. ^-2- *
r. ■r «T«2
t iturt'od In to e" Tler .t,. s uni«
all: equaled by none. ' g AND TOBACCO.
ohii : PIE8,C0r "Uv.^KE.C ^ W0RLD.
CO'.DEN GATC DWft -OFFEE. BES^ ^ CQLD gRINKfe.
5 CENT® X CUP.
m VE FROM OU:< >'OSMTIOi«
tomtiernan s chile ^
No. v Eaet Mal.-I ftrest
THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP,
3143 Easton Ave., St. Louis, Mo-
Buv and sell old money, stamps and
r, >,v. thomas,
bPmetee made on moving houses.
41b West Oakland, Shawnee, Cikia
D. H. Morgan. Geo. S. Ci
CARTER 4 MORGAN,
Office over P. O
Who does not want to have a
telephone Is your competitor.
Place your order now and be In
touch with the local and long
Call GOO for a Representative
of the Contract Department
MEN AND WOMEN.
nH HI* (i for nnnaiurt'
• i irritations or ulceration*
* Of m"o0 « membr.o...
[ nm«<. PMnlwi, nd not utrim-
ftiMMNNATi 0 M Bold by Druff
AClNOIHHAT!,0.raS or tent in plain ™PP£;
by pxpremt. prepft'«i, I°r
ti .00. or S bottles #*.75.
Circular lout on
WOOD & WILLIAMS,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Rooms 4 and 5, over Oklahoma Nat-
mrs. W. e. jackson's
WHITE rose complexion
And vou will use no other.
For Sale at All Druggists.
PETERS & NETHE^OC''*.
PIOOM 30 WHITTAKER fiUILDINtt
W. M. TAYLOR,
Ove, First National Bank, Shawnee
A*.;<!• ney at Law. Notary PulUc
Tel. and Tel. Co.
Do you Take It?
HOW HE WON HER.
The hardest hearx v. -1 soften un^_
he infiueuee of this delicious 1C*
"KEA M. It is man,, trom ths ft£c t
•ountry separator eream «nd Is the
<moothest article on the marks*
.ipb'us. We make a variety of Jaw
a variety of designs. Give w
your orders if you appreciate trustiu*.
them 'n competent hands Our em-
ployes are expert? •• U™>8.
prompt attention gtvf>
Yours for >"
BLUE RIBBON C"* ' '■ P Y AND
ICE t - - O.
1 ft. M. GLOYD,
* Lumber Dealer
THE BEST SERVICE
U ottered by the
Collections, Commercial Law, Co"
veyanclng. AH Instruments of writing
accurately drawn and acknowledge
ments taken. Office. Room 13 over
First National Bank.
E. D. Kfc^oOfi.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Justin the Peace, Room 5 City J
r,-n, snd Sttwfao la
M. r cos* Wf'
LOU.8V.LLE ftJ^SHV'LLE RA.U ^ ^ HELP YOU «'T IF YOU
to th ! NEED ANYTHING .N THE CLEAN-
.HTKEAST ING AND PRE8S.NG
per Dally Jrcm Ho* | LOOK NEAT
AND \.IDER BIHTHS" , j
This Is an exclusive feature of U
Southwest Limited among Kaas*-
C y-Chlcago trains. All the compart,
ment and standard sleepers and <***
cars on the Southwest Limited s«
'>wned anil operatod by
lOAGC, MILWAUKEE * *'-•
Leaves Unioo 3tatlon. Kansas Ctty
o ba . m.; Grand Avenue, VS7 t *
Arrives Union Station. ChlcafO, l
On accountof the lncreaslm po**-
•y -f the Southwest Limited, n *-
to purchase railroad and sle«**«
Jckets a day In advance.
^ COBB. Southwestera
•.k.* 907 Main Street. Kaa*-.
All y<^B' Iiiiriet rates to. Grail '
ron of A-lr.ons and re' irn, JM pt>,u
alx and prpwntt, Arizona, snd ret'irj
J65. Sell dally. Going transit llmi!
30 days. Returning wit-bin 9 ir.outhr
Liberal stop-overs allowed. Ask
0. P. NELSON-
For full infomstlon to rate*
l)ra„ tables. Mr., apply to yonr \<x*-
asect or sddrei ,
N. B BA1RD.
ROOM 3, HERALD BLDG.
G. E. TABLER
Contractor and Plasterer
Corner 11th and Kimberly Street
CC1AL SUMMERTwUHItT HAT
Via Nickel Plate Road. Flfa-et «-
;t, one fare plu tw. dolUr, t7.
Chicago. Thirty dsy II"1". l" 1
, tour do"ars, from Chicago.
lates of sale, rese" ration of' sle-r-
, larths. etc., write or call or. -
I Chss. E. Johnson. No. SI Sovento-
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The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 253, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 9, 1906, newspaper, August 9, 1906; Shawnee, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc136386/m1/3/: accessed December 16, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.