The Edmond Sun (Edmond, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 19, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 8, 1907 Page: 1 of 4
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OFFICIAL CITY PAPER
EDMOND, OKLA. TER., THURSDAY. AUGUST 8, 190?
NAME A WINNING TICKET
MEETING OF COUNCIL.
REPUBLICANS OF COUNTV BEADY
I>r I)ay of Edmond Nominated for
Legislature- Miss Taggart for
The Republicans of Oklahoma coun-
ty met in county convention at Okla-
homa City, Wednesday, and nomina-
ted a winning ticket from top to
bottom. The ticket is headed with Dan
Wright as candidate for sheriff and
such other strong and well-known men
as Judge Harper for district judge, J.
R. Lewis for county attorney, C. G.
Jones for member of the legislature at
large, Sam Murphy for the senate and
J. W. Riley for cleric of the county
court. The other candidates are ex-
ceptionally strong, clean and aggres-
sive and will be led in the campaign
by George Dobson, a shrewd and ag-
gressive politician who has been elect-
ed chairmanof the county central com-
Edmond was specially fortunate, as
this city secured the nomination of Dr.
C. R. Day for member of the legisla-
ture from this district, whose oppon-
ent is Rev. W. L. Ross, and Miss
Taggert for county superintendent of
schools. Both will make exception,
ally strong candidates and their elec-
tion is assurred as is the entire ticket.
For commissioner for this district, C.
E. Heidlelbaugh, of Greely township,
On account of the convention having
been held on Wednesday, it will be
impossible for the Sun to make any
extended write-up of the candidates
this week, but this matter will be tak-
en up in full next week.
The ticket nominated in full, is as
' County Judge, J. R. Lewis; county
attorney, E. A. Reardon; clerk of the
district court, R. A. Parman; county
clerk, J. W. Riley; sheriff, Dan P.
Wright; county treasurer, Dr. It. B.
rcasley; registcrof deeds, A. M. Beck-
erdite; superintendent of public in-
struction, Miss Margaret Taggarf
representative at largefrom Oklahoma
county, C. G. Jones; representative
from the city district, A.W. C. Weeks
and J. H. Norton; representative from
the country district, Dr. C. R. Day;
county commissioners, city district
F.d Overholser; first district, Charles
Goeke; second district, C. 1£, Heidel-
Win. P. Harper was endorsed for
district judge and Samuel Murphy for
■tegular Monthly Session was
on Monday Night.
The city council met in regular ses-
sion Monday night with Mayor Robi-
son in the chair. Councilmen Ringer
and Bryant were absent.
Sj>ecifications for the guttering of
Broadway between First and Second
streets, were adopted, which specifica-
tions appear elsewhere in this issue.
Bids will be received and the contract
let on Aug. 23d, at 8 p. m. at a spe-
cial meeting of the council.
Reports of city officials were read
Councilman Wood moved that the
mayor bring action against those who
refused to pay their occupation tax.
The motion carried.
Claims allowed against the city were
J. F. Sumner $ til.00
J. N. McCoy
Edmond Gas Co
W. J. Huffman
C. D. Hunt
W. H. Berkstresser
W. B. Meek
W. B. Meek
W. E. Angermon
D. P. Warrenburg.
WRITES OF THE ORIENT
MISS NORINE LARIMER WRITES
IMPRESSIONS OF CHINA
Tslls of Many Interesting Things in
that Land of Mystery and
Miss Norine Larimer of Weather-
ford came on Saturday to visit her
sister, Mrs. H. M. Coyner, and re-
turned Tuesday. Miss Larimer spent
several years as teacher in the Philip-
pines, coming home last Junie, and ex-
pects to return in October, as she finds
life in the Orient very agreeable.
The following article was written by
Miss Larimer and will be read with
interest by Edmond people:
A few months ago there was an ar-
ticle in ihe Manila Times warning peo-
ple not to go Canton, China, saying
that one took his life in his hands
when he did so, but wanting to see the
dangers through my own eyes I de-
cided to go—1 confess it was with a
little fear and trembling that I left
Hong Kong at nine o'clock one night.
There were two other lady teachers
beside myself. We chose a night boat
up the river so that we would have the
following day to "do" Canton and re-
turn the next night. The Chinese boat,
in the next chair and had the pleas-
ure (?) of seeing not only the accident
but also the guide turn a corner and
go out of sight, I had my men stop
for 1 wouldn't go on and leave Mrs.
Templeton alone, yet neither of us
dared get out of our chairs. We
could do nothing but sit there and let
the always ready mob gather around
us—but we didn't have to wait long,
for the guide discovered his loss and
came running back. By that time the
coolie had managed somehow to get
out, but he was hurt and the chair
was broken so we could not move on
until we got new ones. The strange
thing over here in any sort of acci-
cent is that no one goes to the rescue
of the injured. It was always the same
in the Philippines. The natives would
gather around and look but never
lend a hand. If there was an Ameri-
can within half a block, he would rush
in apd take up the injured and care
for him. I have seen it in cases of
drowning and street accidents many
tinjes. While our boat was unload-
ing her cargo in the harbor here, a
Chinese fell overboard. The sailors
thflew him a float and bamboo pole,
bu| unfortunately he could not swim
enough get to them and before any-
e realized it an American jumped
fitter hiru. It looked so dangerous,
fon it was between the launch and big
"THEY'RE MADE THE GIESECKE WAY"
Will Start Nursery Here.
G. a. Tallant and J. L. Tallant of
this city and T. A. Milstead of Mc-
Kinney, Tex., have purchased the west
eighty acres of the Hindes farm and
intend to start a big nursery here.
They will begin planting stock this
fall and propose to make this the big-
gest nursery in Oklahoma. Mr. Mil-
stead is a practical nursery man and
will have charge of the nursery and
G. A. Tallant, one of the best known
salesmen of the territory, will be head
salesman. Work will be commenced
at once on two tine residences which
will be built on the. tract, one on the
north and the other on the south half
of the tract. Edmond is to be con-
gratulated on such an enterprise be-
ing started here and. by men so well
qualified for the undertaking.
A five-acre tract of land has been
secured at Oklahoma City, where the
ornamental stock will be grown.
They must be sold re-
gardless of cost--ladies'
white shoes at McCredie
Tuesday noon, at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. P.
Hardy, who reside ten miles west of
Edmond, Miss Lucy Hardy and Eph-
The republicans of this city will
meet in caucus at the city hall at 2
o'clock Saturday afternoon, for the
purpose of nominating two candidates
for the office of justice of the jieace
and two candidates for the office of
The republicans of Lincoln town-
ship will meet at the Jackschool house
at 2 o'clock p. m. Saturday, Aug. 10,
to nominate a complete township
ticket. J. N. Wade,
The republicans of Edmond town-
ship are requested to meet at the Hig-
riam Wells of Palisade, Nevada, I by school house at 2 o'clock Satur-
were united in the holy bonds of mat- | day, Aug. 10th, to nominate a town-
rimony, Rev. A. E. Wardner, pastor j ship ticket and transact such other
of Presbyterian church, officiating, j business as may come before the meet-
The wedding was a quiet oosj only the 1 ing.
members of the families of the con- i
trading parties being present.
The wedding was somewhat of a j
surprise to the many friends of the > Mr
bride and groom, although not so cons
much of a surprise to others, who are
acquainted with the elements of ro-
mance leading up to the happy event.
The bride is an accomslished and es-
timable young lady. She is a gradu-
ate of the Normal school and last
year was one of the popular teachers
in 'he Edmond public schools. The
groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. E. H.
Wells of this city and is a member of
the Wells, Metnsie and Brown Con-
struction company, a firm thut has
been doing some big railroad and
government construction jobs in the
The bride and groom left on the 4
o'clock train Tuesday afternoon for
Denver and Salt Lake City and after
several weeks' visit at these two
points will go to Palasade, Nevada,
where, for next year, they will make
their future home. Their numerous
friends extend congratulations.
By okdkr ok Com.
All of eur ladies' white
shoes will be closed out re-
gardless of cost.
McCredie Mere. Co
Glasco of Texas is visiting her
cousiu, Mrs. Fraitn.
Maggie and Julia Martin And Ethel
Williams spent Sunday afternoon
with Anna Moyer.
Mr. and Mrs. Williams made ashort
visit with the la'ter's brother in the
Mrs. Lamb and daughter of K1 do-
rado, Kas., is visiting here, the guest
of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Boone.
Chas. Randel anil wife of Texas are
here, the guests of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Geo. Randel.
G. Kramer and Lela Gregory und
Geo. Henry and family of Spencer
visited here with Mr. and Mrs. Gil-
We are sorry to report the death of1
Sam Kinney, which occurred at the
Guthrie hospital Sunday.
boat and all the chances in the world
Kwong Tung," is as comfortable as j fon him to go down, hut when lie land
any boht on the China Sea and we en- led
joyed it, for the English captain gave j rig
us his room and that is much larger
than tne cabins for passengers.
Iiis man we called him a here of the
it sort. In fact, one can not travel
mulsh in the East without feeling
pr< ud of the superiority of the white
We reached Canton at six in the ra( e in more ways than one.
morning and while we were at break-
fast, the guides came on board. We | oni
selected an old one, Wei Kai, for weltwc
found he could speak fairly good Eng- j sm ill a space as possible! The city
lish. He took us ashore in a sum-pan t no
and there put each of us in a chair J ter
carried by three coolies. He also rode , sht
"I've been there befere,
And heard parents roar,
About school shoes that never would do;
I can give them a tip,
There is one that wont rip;
It's the Giesecke Red Goose Shoe."
C. I I. SMITH
ljut back to old Canton! The only
in the world! The city of over
million people crowded in as
Dne cares to visit but once! Chap-
might lie written about it, but I
11 wait till the good ship "Coptic"
,ong Kong looked better than ever
s when we got back. It is so beau-
in a chair a very elaborate one and I carries me home
headed the procession. L li
No one ever goes through Canton j to' I
without a guide—you could not. ) til'Ul that I can not imagine Naples as
On each corner stands a headsman, i more so.
a Chinese policeman, and the coolies We are planning to visit Nacao, the
all call to him to clear the streets for ' hinese holy city, also Kowloon,
them, and so you ride all day listen- which is very near here. ,
ing to them yelling at the top of their I Yours,
voices. j N. Latimer.
We had chosen a very rainv dav .. . ,
but it really didn't matter much fo'r ,S flle Umf t0 ^
the streets of Canton are always wet,;'' pair of ladies whitoj
as the sun never shines on them. You j shoes. They will be Sold !
can imagine how narrow the streets regardless Ol COSt.
are when I tell you that I could ex-j McCredie Merc Co
tend both arms and touch the shops j
on either side. The widest were prob- j
ably eight feet, not more than ten at WHERE WAS HASKELL
the very most. He took us first to the
C. C. MISEL
Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist
Graduate of the Kansas City Veterinary College
Have your horsnn treated by a practical veterinary surgeon,
who has oompleted a three years cours in one of the best veterina-
ry colleges of this country.
Permanetly looated in Edmond. Will be found at the office of
Dr. Comp. Phone 42.
E3 IV I To the people of Edmond and
OVm/ 1 \ IM cinity. on June 6th, a
I his youthful interprise is enjoying rapid growth.
It invites the public and insures
COURTESY, ACCURACY AND PRONPTNESS
THE FARMERS STATE BANK
Medicine Temple -1 presume he
thought we might want a bracer—1 did
but it was at the close of tiie day—
thence to the temple of the five hun-
dred genii. I am bringing home a
picture of one of the five hundred
gods, also an incense burner to show
you how you worship these gOus and
pray for the attributes of their char-
acter, and when your prajer is ended
you can find out whether it is granted
or not by taking two little pieces of
wood that lie there and throwing on
the .floor: if it falls in a certain posi-
tion your prayer is unstver«d. It's
just like Hipping jwnnies to see
heads" or "tails."
We went to the Silk Weaving, City
of the Ueait, The Flowery i'agodu,
The Water v lock (fiver (tin) years old),
Execution grounds, Aiieestrai temple,
Kingfisher leather works, Temple of
Horrors, and linall.i reached the Five
Storieu I'ugoua, where we a ti- the
lunch >ve had carried from JlongKong
and washed it down with a cup of tea
that coat twenty cent.-,, sugar extra.
We spent the afternoon in shopping
Ucmocratlc Ilarbecue Proved to be
Boomerang lo Party, i
The democratic barbecue i today
proved to lie a genuine frost for the
party and a thorough nesting ground
lor the many republican candidates
present. C. N. Haskell, democratic
candidate for governor, failed to
make his appearance, although he
s|ient the day in Oklahoma City.
It is said the Muskogee man was in-
formed of the fact when Hill Murray
came here to make a speech tor Mr.
Haskell in the spring, Kev. VV. L.
Koss, now democratic candidate for
] the legislature, who was an ardent
j Cruce man, pinned Cruce buttons on
men's coats under the very nose of
Mr. Murray. He that as it may Has-
kell did not come to Edmond and
neither Gore nor Puiton did the dem-
ocratic cause any good. Eulton
made many votes tor T. B. Furguson,
i whom Fulton charged with corruption
and dishonesty. The people love to
call Mr. Furguson "Honest Tom"
and when Mr. Ferguson is charged
with dishonesty by his opponent, this
Now is the time to buy your fruit for can-
ning. Leave orders to bi filled. They will
be given prompt attention. We have a
Complete Line of Fruit Jars and Jelly Glasses
All kinds of fresh fruit and vegetables in
season. We pay tue highest market price
lor farm produce
Shelden & Myall
for jou know the linen stores and the only makes votes for the ex-goverboj\
old mandarin coats have a peculiar It i said the meeting caused tots of
fascination for women. Ihe ivory |friction umoiifr local deuit cru.t , Mu.v-
works were, 1 think, as interesting, Kobison, a staunch democrat, who
but I had already exhausted my ( an- was a (Jruce supporter, was practical-
ton silver and had to content myself jy ignored in the arrangements for
with only one piece, a comb. the barbecue and that he was refused
The porcelain stores were full of seat jn the carriage provided for
china made nowhere else in the world Haskell.
and known everywhere as I anion That it was a Frantz crowd, there
< 11ina. I remembered th'iv Mas .i L.UIl |,e no in the morning
custom house at San Francisco
only tllowed myself mx bread
I butter plates and one funny liufe u t- noon am, ag munv U10re wet
We Launder everything we get hold of
See that we get hold of your bundle,
Also hats and Clothing of every kind
GUTHRIE LAUNDRY CO.
P. C. SLACK, Agent,
Your brain goes on
you overload your
need blood to do husinc
is what you want, and
taking Holister's Rockv
pot. They cost me a dollar and
j half (gold) and I will probably pa,i
strike when I twice that f<* duty.
tomach; both j We had only one accident di >
■s. Nutrition the entire day. Due wuen we rt'eie
it comes by | going dowrt a long Mairs the hind
Tea. 33 cents,
Va or Tablets. Cilt
of the chairs lei I head
downward, oil bis fa •, an.I Ihe ptrle
ol the chair rested on his neck. I was
"lul I,(Hit) Frantz buttons were received I
Ul,d iieiv and all were given away before!
ted. Five Fruntz buttons wereseen to
out Haskell button, notwithstanding incorporated under the Law* of Okla. EDMOND OKLA
theft, it was supposed to be a dem-, Complete Course In Scientific Cutting and Tailoring
"cratie meeting. Ihe democrats paid ('oub * in CutMho anii Fittino iM,tn.«nns $1,100
the bill, but the republicans reaped Coimanh T*ii.ohinii 50 Lesaonn—Pupils work on their own garments while talcing thlioourie si.00
the benefit. AuJlWMsi.f^Kmr IIhaftinu Maihini! i lesnona ,
The Oklahoma School of Ladies' Tailoring
Lard, lOo per pound.
O. K. Meat Market.
aujirwtabi.r^kiht Dmaftinu Maohink I le.sxons..
Pupils fan enter School at any tliiio -special inducements offered graduates who desire to teach.
We earry a line of over 150 ) Mamples of all the latost dress goods. Ladle,V and chlldreus' . o«ta
|T ,—4— 10 a. m. to 5 p. 111.
MRS. M AUDIO ANGLKA, Pretldent
j cut and fitted. Instruction hours-
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