El Reno Democrat. (El Reno, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 9, No. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 31, 1898 Page: 4 of 8
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-^—.WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS. —
fill Kinds of LumDer and Building Material. Etc.
If you want to build a house, figure with us. and we will save you money. If you need lumber
or building material for any purpose, don't fail to examine our stock for we are here to do you good
and save you money. If you are a dealer in lumber we can supply your yard with everything you
carry at prices so low as to astonish you. We are also headquarters for the celebrated Mound City
Paints, the best and purest paints made. We also carry a large line of Brushes, Turpentine. Boiled Oils
White Lead. We have barn paints, buggy paints, household paints, floor paints, hardwood fillers, var-
nishes and kalsomining materials. Remember the place.
YARDS NEAR THE RED BARN. EL RENO, OKLAHOMA.
EL RENO DEMOCRAT.
T. F. HENS LEY. EDITOR.
County candidates wal b'.o>K'— soon
City election next Tuesday. April 5.
Taxpayers, do you know the import-
ance of a good town council?
Not a taxpayer in the town has inter-
ested himself in the city election.
The people of this town will pay dear
for their neglect in the matter of the
No president ever was so completely
under the control of Wall street as Mc-
We would suggest a J165 privy as the
device on Councilman Allen's ticket
War with Spain or another guod
crop will make populists as -carce as
hen's teeth in Oklahoma.
that we are prepared
to fit glasses by the
method. VTe will di-
agnos your :case cor-
guaranteed. or money
refunded. We carry
a full line of watches,
clock- jewelry and
H. C. RISSE.
"The Jeweler and Optic.an."
ti' E. - examined free of charge.
THE HARDWARE MAN
Hardware. Stoves. Farm Machinery.
Wagons, Buggies. Cultivators.
Sulky Plows. Gang Plows. Disc Plows. Pumps. Pipes and
Fittings. Wire Netting, and in fact everything that is carried in a
first-class hardware and implement store. The largest stock, the
best goods and the lowest prices of any house in Oklahoma. No
trouble to show goods. Give us a call while in El Reno.
J.J. Huston, of Perry, is slated for
appointment as aseistant secretary of
state, under Jenkins.
Councilman Allen is no*, running this
year on a poetical platform. He is
dealiag with cold stinking facts.
There are several big steals shaping
up which will bankrupt this town next
year if the people don't watch out. A
hint to the wise is sufficient.
Grover Cleveland approves the course
Mark Hanna and McKinley are pursu-
ing in the Cuban-Spanish embroglio
Of course, they are three of a kind.
Col. Bob Forrest made the mistake of
his life in not asking the permission of
O'Rourk. O'Sullivan and O'Hoolahan.
before launching his congressional
Roy Hoffman had better keep his
boomlet anchored cloee to earth. In
fact if he can find a crawfish hole he
had better take it in until after the
cyclone season is over.
If Jerry O'Rourk was the democratic
party of this territory fusion would be
accomplished without further cere-
mony: but then Jerry is only one
amongtwenty thousand democrats.
Frank Greer says that the "State
: : ~ Reg P ; ' * ' ••".ii-
One of our exchanges represents Col. r;e ;5 .•tjle Leader in disguise." That
Forrest as saying that in his opinion, the concern is printed in the Leader
he can poll more votes as a democrat aDd that it is made up from the
and at the same time draw a better sup- Leader's col umn-, with the exception
port from the populist party for dele- of an occasion, editorial Hudson
gate to congress than any man in the fakes from Brann's Iconoclast or Mil-
territory. We will bet a year- sub- ton - Pa rati.-e A..- Greer should re-
WM. CAMERON & Co.
member that the Pop. papers of this
territory all have from one-half to
three-fourths of their space filled with
patent sydicate matter and the balance
with rot. Why their editors do this
we have never been able to determine,
because they are the brainiest lot of
' newspaper men we ever read after.
scription that Bob Forrest never said
anything of the kind. Bob i« as diffi-
dent as a country bride when it comes
to talking about himself, and to our
certain knowledge he never ta.ks above
a whisper when around a news;.aper
office. He learned this from John H.
Pitzer and J. V. Moffitt when they were
at the noonday of their glory. On the —
other hand Bob is too good a politician Why did the mayor failtoget his pro-
to talk about drawing from the popu- clamation out in time, to enable the peo-
lists when the deck ha- already been pie to bring out candidates fifteen days
robbed by one good crop and the prom- before election ' Even Hahn. despised
ise of another. It was a break of this and reprobated as he was. never neg-
kind that kept him from going to the leeled a duty ot this kind. Is there
national democratic convention, two j something rotten in Denmark? It
vears ago. and sent a lot of pinhead , would be well for the taxpayers to do a
politicians in hi- stead. There is no little nosing around.
question but that Bob Forrest is by far
the ablest man yet spoken of for dele-
gate by the democrats. As a cam-
paigner be has no superior in either
party. But the strength of the next t
candidate to congress from this terri-
tory. will lie not in his ability to poll I
SASH. DOORS. BLINDS. ETC.
And Baker Perfect Barb Wire.
Yards in principal towns of Texas and Oklahoma.
EL RENO. OKLAHOMA.
We do not wonder at the pops want-
ing to fuse: but why should any sane
democrat who can count from one to
ten, want to. unless he desires to run for
office, is one of the inscrutible mys-
teries which puzzles a finite mind?
About the only use a territory has
for a delegate is to distribute garden
seeds and public documents. As a
pumpkin seed disceminator we fail to
see where Callahan has any edge over
Flynn. We know of scores of demo-
crats in this county who used to get
garden seeds from Flynn by the bushel
and some few of them who can read oc-
cassionally got a pamphlet on "fe-
nance;" but now Jerry O'Rourk is the
only democrat, if be is a democrat, who
ever seee a public document or a ruta-
On the inside of this paper is an able .
article from the pen of T. B. Rice. J
hauling us over the coals for our dis- t
belief in fusion. Mr. Rice says about!
all that can be said, pro or con. on this
Kansa-* transplatation of po.itical i
a big pop vote: but in his ability to morals, except that "a burnt child |
unite the scattered and disheartened dreads the fire."
ranks of the democratic party. —
% I^ERFOOT BROS, §
/•;/. in.so. oi\i i//<> 1/ i
The populist party of this territory
seem to have a predilection for preach-
ers. Tbey sandwiched Ralph Beau-
mont with one on each side; then se-
lected another as chairman for the ter-
ritorial central committee The only
thing they now need to be in excellent
trim for proselyting is a mourners"
bench and a short crop.
Cleveland's ex-appointees had all
better emulate Ed -Nix's example and j
go to the led mines of Joplin, or better
still Galbreath's and go to Honolulu,
or Uncle Caleb's and go back to Ala-
bama. instead of offering themselves
for an elective office. They can all save
humiliation at the polls by it.
A little cross-roads' exchange asks,
what is the matter with Jerry O'Rourk,
chairman of the democratic territorial
committee—by accident, for congress?
Can't he draw a big pop vote? Xot
this year, honey! It is nominated in
the bond that Callahan is to draw on
the pops this year, and Jerry n*rt
Taxpayers, what do you think of a
proposition to pay t60.#O0 for the El
Reno water-works, and to dig $">0,000
worth of sewers next year? You may-
wish that you had paid some attention
to the city election before the year is
It seems to ue that it is about time
for a di vldead to be struck by the re-
ceiver of the Stock Exchange bank.
| Dm Goods. GiotiiiiiQ |
BOOTS AND SHOES. ^
We are now selling our goods at the very
lowest prices for CASH, equivalent to the low
prices you all are getting for your cotton.
You will be doing yourselves an injustice if
you don't visit our big store when in town and
convince yourselves and partake of the bar-
gains we are offering: L. L. Muslin. Monarch
brand, 4c per yard; Indigo blue prints, best
make. 3$c; Scotch lawns, 3£c; Ginghams, tine
quality. 5c; Men's hoes, a bargain, 5c a pair.
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Hensley, T. F. El Reno Democrat. (El Reno, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 9, No. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 31, 1898, newspaper, March 31, 1898; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc139921/m1/4/: accessed December 18, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.