Edmond Enterprise and Oklahoma County News. (Edmond, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 64, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 21, 1904 Page: 3 of 6
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april 21, 1904
Published by Mrs. Emma Felt
Entered at Edmond, Oklahoma, Postoffice
as Second-Class matter.
Subscription $1.00 a Year. Paper Stopped
When Time expires, Unless Expressly
Vol. IV. No. X
Mailed Every Thursday
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA COUNTY, OKLAHOMA
APRIL 21 , 1904.
During a ball game at Covington,
Monday one of the players had his leg
broken, another had his hand so bad-
ly shattered that it was necessary to
amputate it and a third was hit on the
head so hard that he was unconcious
for several hours.
In a jury trial In a New York breach
of promise case a verdict was rendered
in favor of the defendant who is a re-
tired lawyer. Upon permission of the
judge one of the jurymen arose and said
••the jury has been humbugged and
outraged to be forced to listen to a case
of this character for several days."
We are not troubled in Oklahoma
with people of this kind, at least not
Lost, strayed or stolen, from the
Edmond as a Market. town of Hobart, an oil well company.
Any information leading to the recovery
Our merchants today quote the sai(j company wm be gratefully re-
following prices. ceived by the News-Republic.—We
Heavy hogs 2-°° cannot say the same about the Ed-
..." . . ,A „ u„-hpi $ 90 mond company, although they are not
Wheat (soft) per bushel $ 90 ^ ^ ^ Jhey w(U
Wheat (hard) " commence their work in a short time
Corn per bushel 60 ancj when they do there will be some-
Eggs per dozen 12 thing doing.
Butter" pound 20 ^
Chickens per pound 07 You can tell a successful farmer
, on by looking at his wife s fruit In the
Sweet potatoes per bu- closet. You can tell a slouchy woman
Flour (sell price) per cwt $2.55 to 2.75 by )ooking at her hair; you can tell the
Minn, Early Ohio's per bu 190 ^ry goods box statesman by the patches
Early Rose potatoes (sell) per bu. 1.60 on the bosom of his pantaloons. You
Colorado " (sell) per bu.. 1.50 can tell the poisonous serpent by the
_ .. . , . .c bluntness of his tail. But the eaisest
Seed Oats (sen price; per u thing of all you can tell the enterprising
Com Chop (sell price) " cwt 1.20 merchant by a glance of the local.
Bran (sell price) per cwt .1.10 papers This is not divine relation,
Shorts " 1.20 but business and gospel truth.—Asher
Cane seed - -—90 Altsvise.
Kaffir corn .....-.------75 and .80
. nn Mrs. Jasper Penny, a young wife,
Broom corn • played the role of Carrie Nation here
Millet 1-00 iast night. She threw an ax through
a heavy plate glass mirror in the Cab-
_ , . inet saloon and destroyed other fix-
The Piedmont Press has been so turgs (n ^ jace jhis morning, re-
to George McCann, a young newspaper pentlng of her act she paid the pro-
man from Kansas. prietor of the place for the damage
^ done. The reason given for the attack
Dick Cranston a 14 year-old jockey was that the saloonkeeper had sold her
was dragged to death by a race horse husband too much liquor.—This report
at Woodward the first of the week, comes from Waurika. It don't pay to
follow the freaks of those freaky Kan-
Prof. Umholtz of Edmond was here ^
Wednesday to assist in £ Roade. ^ ^
examination. Norman Democrat- ^ ^ ^ an
lope. adopted son of John Steiger, west of
town, was severely injured by prema-
Lawton is to have a New Democratic ture explosion of the destructive ma-
newspaper, to be known as the Lawton terial. He was brought to the Hulen
Constitution. N. M. Snails will edit sanitarium where his wounds were
the new journal. dressed and the extent of his injuries
ascertained. His right leg was broken
A young man waded a creek for ten near the knee and several deep flesh
miles from his home to Mountain View wounds on each leg. His left hand was
last week. His mind was deranged by so terribly lacerated that it was found
the death of"his baby girl. necessary to amputate it just above the
wrist.—Pond Creek Pepublican. We
have no sympathy for any man who has
Oklahoma City is now the scene of nQ reSpect for the laws of the territory,
daily house robberies. They dont anj think that the above mentioned
even wait till darkness come to com- young man got his just dues.
mence their prowlings. ^
^ Deep Fork Items, District 37.
Major Pentecost has returned from Bern Barr attended services of the
a trip to Edmond where he inspected First Baptist church at Oklahoma
the Bank of Edmond which he reports City Sunday evening.
to be in good condition—Tuesday's Several of the scholars of Deep
Guthrie Leader. Fork school took the county examina-
yf> tion for comon school graduates.
r-... j-. „ , , , n , u„ Lottie Horton and Ultemus Connor
Editor Russe , who shot Col. Haw- . , , _ , ... n
kins, has been brought into court and visited Sunday evening at Mr. Cran-
the charge changed to that of murder 3^ Connor ,g worki for Mr.
in the first degree, from the former
charge of assault with intent to kill. ^ FoIp visited ^ ^ Bourne
„ .. . Saturday evening.
John R. Eason, a railway switch- j^ev y/rjght took dinner at Mr.
man, fell from a train in the Frisco Bourn's Wednesday.
yards Thursday night and broke his Callarman returned from Moore
back from which he died at 10 Thursday. He is greatly pleased with
o'clock, Friday night. Oklahoman. ^is business outlook at that place.
^ A mile of new road is being made
The 15-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. running east and west from the school
H. B. Boss, of Yukon, while toddling house. The stone wall for a bridge is
around the family home found a just completed, this road will more
kerosene can and drank a large quantity nearly connect our neighborhood and
from which, he died the same night at will be a great benefit to many,
midnight. Mr. Folp has again returned to Enid
where he has been almost continuously
A man who gave his name as Mc- for the last six months under the care
Clelland wandered into a shed at Cleve- of physicians, he is being treated for
land Sunday morning to sleep off a cancer.
spree, and was later found dead. The Last Friday our mail carrier made
coroner pronounced the death as caused his first delivery. Mr. Putman has a
by alcohalism. handsome new mail wagon for his work.
We are glad a Rural Free Delivery
has been establish for us. It will be a
Mr. Calhoun and family left Sunday
for southern California.
Whist Club Entertains.
Last Friday night at the home of
Mrs. C. W. Walker, the ladles of the
Whist Club, entertained in honor of
Mrs. Geo. Babcock, who leaves Satur-
day of this week for her future home
at Pocotella, Idaho, where her hus-
band's headquartes now are.
A number of guests besides the re-
gular club were present. The Invited
guests were, Mr. and Mrs Dr. Brigham,
Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Gerard, Mr. and
Mrs. J. J. Houston. Misses Ruple,
Houston, and Turner, and Messrs.
Ochiltree, Heath and Stauffer. The
tallying of the scores proved Mrs.
Babcock to be the winner of the ladies
first prize, a beautifi'l Haviland China
cup and saucer and Dr. Brigham have-
ing won the most games was declared
the winner of the gentlemens prize a
handsome deck of cards.
Mrs. Babcock was presented with
a beautiful Sterling silver fork, as a
token of friendship and esteem of the
members of the club.
After the games were finished and
the prizes awarded the ladies served an
elegant two course lunch.
Altogether the evening was pleas-
antly spent and proved to be one of the
most enjoyable affairs of the Edmond
social season. Mrs. Babcock will be
very much missed by the members of
the, whist club and her many friends in
The Peal boys have gone to Iowa.
No one has heard much from them
since they left.
The Page boys played in the Spencer
ball team Sunday they played the Ok-
lahoma City High school team and
won the game.
Myrtle Shaver visited in Dickson
One of the most enjoyable things
that happened in and about Sooner for
some time was the picnic Sunday in
which were included the Misses Fields
and Cole, Messre Right and Tuttle
of Oklahoma City and the Misses Ora
and Ella Townsend, Marie Harrison and
Messrs. Carrie and Jesse Townsend of
Sooner Joe Chesser and Mr. Ferris of
Mishak. They took their dinners and
stayed all day.
Will you please excuse Mr. Gipsy
this time as he has just got the "G. B
over the left" and has not entirely re-
The "Good time Club" will meet at
Charlie Ware's place on Wednesday
night April 27. All young people are
The R. F. D. from Britton is now
in good running order.
J. S. Vincent went to Oklahoma
Call at the postoffice for an ice cold
drink or a dish of ice cream.
Several of the Britton young people
went riding Sunday afternoon.
Mrs Claybaugh and her daughter
Rena visited with Mrs. ShintafferSun-
Messers Harry Pallady and Scott
Phillips were in Britton Sunday.
Rosalis Burgess has returned from
her visit to the Pallady home near
Drummer Cheatem was'in Britton
Mr. Connelly. Real Estate agent
spent Monday night in Britton.
Edmond is not the only town in the
territory that produces youthful crim-
inals. A lad, 14 years-old now lan-
gulshs In jail at Enid for stealing a
team of horses and a buggy. Lawtm
last week rent a 14 year-old boy to the
penitentiary at Lansing, Kansas.
Three front rooms for rent on Broad-
way. Enquire at Jake Slater's. t(
Mr. and Mrs. Gurckel our worthy
depot agent and wife left Aracadia last
Thursday for the state of Washington.
Their many friends were sorry to see
them leave. But we wish them success
in their new home.
Mr. Isreal is the new depot agent
and seems to be a very nice accom-
Well we have a news paper at Ar-
cadia It is a veay newsy little sheet
and is right named we hope it will
always be a beaconing star to guide
and direct it's readers to a nobler and
better way of living. We think from
appearance the beachelor editor would
l;ke to guide and direct some of the
gay ladies to a different way of living.
Be careful girls there is danger in those
The swellest entertainment of the
season was given by Jesse Johnson to
his many gentlemen friends. Music
was furnished by the Arcadia orchestra
and at a late houre refreshments were
served. Ali enjoyed them selves very
myeft. They all vsted Mr, Johnson
an admirable host he is little but he Is
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Johnson were
visiting In Oklahoma City last week.
Mrs. Nesbtt is at a hospital at Guth-
tis where she under went an operation
removing glands in neck and shoulder
on account of scrofula Is expected
home this week
Mr Lewis our harness maker has
got his shop almost completed any one
wishing anything in his line should call
We now have the oil drilling men in
our fown they are having the timber got
to build the derrick their machinery
will be here in a few days. It will only
be a short time until we will have gas
and oil. Arcadia dont blow very much
about what she does but she always
gets there on the ground floor in any
enterprize which she under takes we
undoubtedly have some of the best
rustlers of any town in the territory.
Herman Keely has gone to Chichasha
to the cattlemen convention.
The Arcadia dector has quit the
town. It is suoh a healthy place that
the practic dont justify him in staying.
We are sorrv to see he and his family
leave, but wish them success in their
Mrs Carrie Tomberlin and daughter
who have been visiting her mother,
Mrs. Wadsworth has returned to her
home at Agra.
, Mrs. Maggie Belzzard of Luth-
er who has been visiting her daughter
Mrs. J. D. Cole, returned home last
We are sorry to learn the death of
Mrs Nannie Newkirk formly Ward,
who died of consumption at Harrah a
few days ago her little daughter died
only a short time ago. We symphathize
with Mr Newkirk as this is the last of
his family a little son died about one
year ago. Mr. Wards family Is fast
dying eight have died in the last three
Mrs. Fuler is runing the farm this
Land is selling for 30 and 40 dollars
an acre up here and is scarce at that.
Will Shriner says It is mighty nice to
board the school marm.
Land is going higher these days the
way It Is moving around.
Life Insurance man will insure your
life. But wont Insure your wheat crop.
Barker Jr. is Painting their Barn
red, look at the new sign when you go
K. D. Carsin is plastering his new
house when finished he vill have as
fine a house as is on Main at.
Have you been along Main st lately
Notice the new farm signs when you
Will Shriner is planting corn this
Have you seen Mr. Buttertion new
buggy it is a high water buggy. But
he wont get to use It this year.
J. W. Barker lost a fine cow this
week heat failur was the cause of death.
Barker and son delivered hogs to
Oklahoma City market last week.
Church was well attended Sunday
Rev. Wood and wife went near
Luther to visit their daughter. Mrs.
Hazel Grayum is visiting her aunt.
Mrs. Jones, in the Green Valley.
School- closed last Saturday, several
visitors were present.
Bettie Jones spent Sunday at J. J.
Miss Forsythe is visiting her cousin
Mrs. Shaffer is in Oklahoma City
having her eyes treated.
Mrs. John Crawford left last Sun-
day for a visit with her daughter who
Is sick and will bring her home with
C. H. Pack's nephew came in Mon-
day to visit relatives.
Denton Field and Miss Moseley,
Will Thurton and Miss Hoback went
to Spencer last Sunday evening and
attended the Epworth league They
report a splendid league and good at-
Leonard Crawford of Spencer went
to Shawnee Monday.
Jim Ashby returned home Monday.
Mr. and Mrs G. W. Field called on
J. H. Hobacks Sunday.
Flossie Hendricks is sick.
Jessie Pack was home over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Stotts was at services
Mr. Davis of Oklahoma City was
out visiting at the home of J. R. Jolliffs
Miss Eva Coffman went home last
Friday to attend her older brothers
Marie Harrison was at Spencer
Mr. and Mrs. Anderson, of Spencer
called on Mr. and Mrs. Moseley Satur-
Mr. Frost and two sisters came out
from the City Sunday to visit their
sister Mrs. Washburn,
There was considerable fun at the
depot Tuesday as No. 18 left town.
There were four negro hobos trying to
steal a ride, and the porter had a time
keeping them off. The train had to
be stopped a mile out of town to put
Miss Ethel Gregg, who is a teacher
In the Government school at McCarty;
N. M., arrived home Tuesday noon,
just a few hours after her mother
breathed her last. A horse fell on
Miss Ethel recently and sprained her
The Edmond Public school will have
an exhibition of the work done during
the past term on display at the school
house the last day of this term. Pat-
rons and friends of the school are
cordially Invited to attend and examine
The few republicans who met at the
City hall Tuesday night, expressed
themselves as favoring a delegate con-
vention to nominate their county of-
ficers at the Republican County Con-
If you think that the band Is a good
thing buy a ticket and help the boys
out. It will be next Monday night, and
will be worthy of a packed house at 25
It is said that there was not a dem-
ocratic Central Commltteman from
Edmond at the meeting at Oklahoma
City to help secure the convention to
be held at this place May 16.
Miss Nita Felt has been suffering
from an attack of tonsilitis for several
days past but is now able to be up and
The Citizens Bank of Enid closed
its doors Wednesday morning, being
unable to meet the demand of deposi-
tors. This bank was one of Enid's
Harry Warren, of near Yukon, and a
companion were arrested in El Reno
last week for passing counterfeit money.
They had a lot of confederate bills and
had colored them so they looked like
United States money.
Mrs. S, F. Gregg died at her home
on east Campbell street at 10 o'clock
Tuesday morning. Mrs. Gregg had
been sick for only one short week and
all the medical jid summond could not
relieve the sufferer and death claimed
her with the fatal disease pneumonia.
Mrs Gregg realizing that her time
on earth was limited she had her
daughters telegraphed for, and Miss
Stella who is a teacher in the Sf rague
schools reached home last Saturday
and was here to the end. Miss Ethel
who is a teacher in the Government
school in New Mexico reached home
Tuesday noon only to find that the cold
hand of death had visited the home.
Miss Flora who is a government teach-
er in Arizona, reached the lonely home
at midnight Tuesday.
Rev. Knepper of the Methodist
church preached the funeral sermon at
the church Wednesday morning and
the remains were laid in their last
resting place at Grace Lawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Gregg was born in the state of
Illinois in the year 1856 and In early
childood moved to Kansas with her
parents, where she met and married
her husband who preceeded her to
their Heavenly reward, five years ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Gregg were among
the early settlers of this country com-
ing here almost at the opening. The
deceased was a member of the
Methodist Episcopal church, and as
such was known as a most Christian
like lady and a most affectionate
All jDin In sympathy with the sorrow-
ing ones left behind,
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