Edmond Enterprise and Oklahoma County News. (Edmond, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 54, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 11, 1904 Page: 4 of 8
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Published y Mm. Emma Felt .
Entered at Edmond, Oklahoma, Postoffic*
as Second-Class matter.
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Vol. III. No. LII
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EDMOND, oklahoma county, OKLAHOMA
FEBRUARY 11, 1904.
NORTH BOUND PASSENGER.
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The EDMOND ENTERPRISE.
FEBRUARY 11, 1904
Annette Darst Friday Hied suit
against F. M. Darst. lor a divorce
T. J. Taylor has been arrested at
Oklahoma City on the charge of vlola-
Ing the quarantine law of Oklahoma.
John P. McGehee has purchased the
Agra News and Mrs. Kate R. Court-
right, of Iowa, will be the editor and
Geo. Nelson, colored, was fined $10
in police court Saturday for using pro-
fane language in the presence of a
woman of his own color.
The case of Mary Cartwright vs.
C. C. Dittmer, for possession of a farm
was on trial in the probate court before
a jury the first of the week.
A canal one mile long, to cost $3000
will be built by a local company at
Oklahoma City for the purpose of
straightening the Canadian river.
About I o'clock yesterday morning
fire completely destroyed the Western
Vinegar company's factory and store
house, together with It's contents, at
In the case of Mary Cartwright vs.
C. C. Dittmer, Saturday for rent and
possession of property, a jury in the
probate court rendered a verdict for
N. Woodward brought In a load of
hogs from C. G. Jones' farm, • Ok-
ridge." They averaged 465 pounds
in weight, one of them weighing 570
A fire in a shed of the Waters-
Pierce Oil Co., at Oklahoma City last
week destroyed about $700 worth o'
property Including a span each of
horses and mule* valued at $500.
Prof. Ewing was assaulted by three
boys and his features distorted last
week at Oklahoma City. The professor
was Interfering with the "hazing" busi-
ness, which has been carried on with
an high hand.
Mike Taylor who slole a pair of
shoes from two other men whohad stol-
en the shoes entered a plea of guilty be-
fore Judge Burwell to the charge and
vai sentenced to tcrve one year and a
day In the penitentiary at Lansing Kans
The anti-saloon people of Arcadia are
up In arms against A. E. Laraway and
his petition to establish a saloon in
their town. They Inform us that his
petition was secured by misrepresenla
tion, and are confident they can easily
beat it.—Luther Register.
It Is stated that the land office at
Oklahoma City will be closed April the
first. Many applications for making of
final proof have been reviewed and filed
by the office at Guthrie, comeing from
persons located In the old Oklahoma
district. They have been set for hear-
ing April 1st.
We publish the following clipped
from an exchange so that when you
leave Oklahoma (if you ever do) for
the north you may go prepared: Simple
frostbite remedy. Tincture Iodine,
one-half ounce. Spirits turpentine,
one-half ounce. Mix and apply on
cotton to frozen part.
Edmond is the healthiest place In
the United States, and we can prove
It. The death rate per thousand In the
United States Is 35 per thousand.
The death rate per thousand In Okla-
homa Is 27 white here in beautiful Ed-
mond the rate Is only eight per thousand.
Show us a town, city or county where
the death rate Is lower than that.
Among some colored urchins re-
cently arraigned in justice Leach's
court for stealing coal was a boy kept
at the home of Parson Duncan who ex-
pounds the scripture daily on the street
corners. Judge Leach Is very bitter
about the lad having to get up early
every morning to rustle coal to supply
the parsons's household.—Oklahoman.
••Preparations for the two big con-
ventions for the nomination of candid-
ates for President will Interest every
voter who desires to keep up with the
trend of affairs, and the Republic will
furnish reliable, fair account of the
doings on both sides, notwithstanding
that the paper Is Democratic in politics.
—Republic (St. Louis.) The above
is a hard blow at Democracy.
The case of Crider versus Eldridge
come up for trial in the probate court
at ten o'clock yesterday morning.
This is the case wherein Crider who
was a guest at the hotel on Broadway,
formerly known as the Compton house,
alleges he was robbed of $ 160 and
brings suit against the hotel proprietor
to recover the amount. The case was
decided in favor of the defendent.
The political upheavel in Kansas is
one of those "signs of the times" at-
tracting close attention of thoughtful
American citizens everywhere. Gof.
Bailey, under all the rules in Kansas,
was entitled to a second term. He is
a clean man personally, but his party
turned him down because he did not
carry the upright business habits of his
private life. As a plain citizen he was
all right, but as Governor he represent-
ed the traders, grafters and boodlers
of his party. It is a most significant
and hopeful sign when the rank and file
of a great yarty rises in its power and
demands honest administration of
One hundred of the prominent
citizens of Wewoka, Holdenville and
Weleetka were sentenced to 100 days
in the federal jail and fined $10 each
for violating the liquor law. A
Wewoka dispatch to the Capital says:
"General indignation is here express-
ed at the radical act.on of the court in
Imposing the jail sentence. Judge
Raymond who sentenced the men today
l presiding Jujgs of tne western district
of Indian Territory. He is from
Illinois and Is one of the most arbitrary
members of the Indian Territory
judiciary. He has encouraged his
grand juries to find bills in all cases of
infraction of the laws regardless of the
standing of the men concerned or the
moral Issues involved."
Chicken Pie Supper.
Chicken Pie (piece de resistance)
Potatoes. Cold Slaw.
Now don't that sound good? The
ladies of the Presbyterian church
are preparing to tickle the palates of
the epicures of Edmond with the above
menu on the thirteenth of February. As
St. Valentine's day falls on Sabbath
this year, the annual valentine so
clal will be held after the supper, and
light refreshments will be served.
The little love god, Dan Cupid will
be In evidence, and will pierce hearts
at five cents a heart. A cordial In-
vitation Is extended to all to come and
At old Sun office building.
The Presbyterian Aid Society.
A New Church Talked Of.
The members of the Presbyterian
Church had another meeting at the
close of the mid-week prayer-meeting
last Thursday evening to still further
discuss the matter of a new or a better
church building and as a result of the
discussion a committe of three was
appointed to report concerning the cost
of other locations and building sites.
At another church meeting to be held
at the close of the Sabbath morning
service on the 14th.
Mr. Ringer was in our busy berg
Monday evening looking after their
Interests as to farm sales.
Mrs. Melton returned to her home
In Virginia Sunday.
Schuyler Eyer took a look at our
new town Lockridge west of us Tues-
Filer, Reed, Patterson, Kenedy,
Adamson, Hubble and Goode are plow-
ing for oats. N
We understand Mr. Ells has changed
his farm here for a farm in Polk Co.,
The birthday party given by Schuy-
ler Eyer at his home in Waterloo was
an entire success. Most of the society
young people were present by invitation.
Carl Carlson who has been working
at Timber home farm for a month
started Sunday for Kansas City in-
tending to ship to Montana at once,
Henry Mills did business in Guthrie
G. D. Thornburg and Mr. Welch
did business in Guthrie Monday.
G. D. Thornburg was a caller at
Timber home Sunday.
Mrs. Chas. Sibrel has been quite
ind isposed for several days past.
Mr. Combs rented the 120 acre
Jackman land for his son for the com-
ing season from Mr. Nickle while here
Byron Thornburg is down with cold
and sore throat.
Mr. Harvey Taylor of Topeka, Kan,
was the guest of Miss Fffie Jeffries
the past week, He left Sunday for
Tulsa. I. T., to visit a brother and en-
gage in business there.
The box supper at Rock Mound
school house Thursday evening of last
week was well attended, boxes bringing
good prices some at extra prices.
Jim Jeffries and family left Monday
for Chickasha driving with two teams
and shiping his goods
Mr. Martin of Oklahoma City was
i.i our midst Friday,
S M. Nickle of Kingfisher who has
purchased of S. J. Jackman 120
acres Mr. Jackman'a old homestead
was In our midstMonday arrangeing for
plowing and spring work.
Mr. Menis was chief cook and bottle
washer at Mr. Kenedy's during their
Mr. Adamson was a caller at Tim-
ber home Friday.
Isem Ray was in our vicinity Tues-
day buying mules.
Mrs. Robinson and Mrs. Melton
were callers at Timber home to see
the goats Saturday.
Will Purvis came in on train from
Coyle, O, T., where he intends to
locate in the near future.
Mrs. Fox returned home "Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenedy and daughter
Where you get Fresh Candy made
the same day you buy it.
NUTS, CIGARS, AND TOBACCO.
A. M. RUHL, M. D.
Calls answered promptly
day or night.
Office Over the Post
At the old stand, and doing business
Montgomery & Bailey
Groceries and Provisions.
Phone 74. You will always be pleased.
Nora spent the past week near Bridge-
port, Oklahoma, where Nora has a
The birthday party In honor of Miss
Cora occured at Mr. Maker's Thurs-
day evening to invited guests, it being
her 15th birthday,
Mr. Reed was hauling off. wheat the
Mr. Corbin now has his farm fenced.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Seeley are
breaking colts these days.
Mr. and Mrs. Shaud were visitors
at Corbin's Wednesday.
Miss Myrtle Shaver has returned
home from Missouri where she has
been visiting for some time.
There is talk of changing the En-
deavor to 3 o'clock In the afternoon.
There was preaching at Sunny Lane
church Sunday night and that took
some of the crowd away from Sooner.
Harry Commer is staying at home
for a few weeks now.
There was a small crowd gathered
at Mr. Houshes Saturday night and
enjoyed a social dance.
The report that John Townsend had
leased the River Side Hotel at Spen-
cer was a mistake. He and his family
have gor,e to Kansas to reside.
Myrtle Meloy who attends the Nor-
man college, visited at home Sunday.
The Ladies Aid Society of the
Christian church are now prepared to
do all kinds of plain sewing at your
home. Send in your orders right
away to the president.
212 Mrs. Wm. D. Wood.
Notice to Creditors.
Notice is hereby given, that letters
of administration on the estate of A.
B. Whitney deceased, were granted tc
the undersigned by the Probate Court
of the Countv of Oklahoma at Oklaho-
ma City Oklahoma Territory, on the
4th day of January A. D. 1904.
All persons having claims against
said estate are required to exhibit
same to the undersigned at the office
of Davis&Horton, Oklahoma City. 0.
T. for allowance within six months
after the date of this publication with
necessary vouchers, or they will ever
be precluded from any benefit of said
estate; or said claim may be filed in
said Probate Court.
Dated this 9th day of January A.
Read THE ENTERPRISE
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f.CT The Bcst-
vJL 1 Don't get the
Imitation. Price is
try Netting just received
Edmond Lumber & Hardware Co.
Oklahoma County Teachers' Asso-
ciation, District Court Room, Oklaho-
ma City, Feb. 20th, 1904.
10:00 a. m. Maxwell and Smith's
Writing in English, Chapters V. and
VI. B. H. Locke, Oklahoma City High
11:00 a. m. Putnam's Psychology,
Chapters V, VI. C. T. Wilson, Prin.
Capital Hill School.
12:00 m. Intermission.
1:30 p.m. Roll Call. Response,
quotations from Tennyson.
1:35 p.m. The use of the Text-
book in class instruction. Miss Mary
Forgy, Dist. No. 43.
Discussion: Miss Mary Specht,
Dist. No. 39.
2:00 p. m. The teaching of geog-
raphy. Miss Eva Coffman, Dist. No.
Discussion: R. A. Calhoun, Dist.
No. 37. Miss Anna Hoffman, Dist.
No. 84. General discussion.
2:30 p. m. Model recitation In
reading, Fundenberg method. Miss
Gretla Brown, Dist. No. 43.
3:00 p. m. Announcements. Aw-
arding of prizes for exhibit work.
We are expecting an Educational
Exhibit at this Association from the
different schools of the county, and we
trust that every teacher may take spec-
ial interest in this work. The judges
will be appointed at the close of the
morning session of the association,
and prizes will be awarded at the close
of the afternoon session It is import-
ant that every teacher in the county be
present at this meeting.
Mary D. Couch, Co. Supt.
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