The Chandler Publicist. (Chandler, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 8, No. 42, Ed. 1 Friday, March 7, 1902 Page: 3 of 8
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THE TWO TERRITORIES
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The News of u Weeh OKlaKoma arid V*
* Carefully Revised. j,* Indian Territories.
land still untaken
no co-operative companies
5,000,000 Acre* Yet Remain in 1 ,llllv -r„tx ...
,,, . , , . ,,n,y |W( Homo < «>iii pan i«s \llownl to
OKI Oklnlmmn llo Bu.lnr., lu Ok!.l.„,..„.
Gcthrie: During the past year the ( WlTHH1E: <i. o. Strang, attorney gen-
public havo nil ik-,mi taken up vnth the I < rill, thnt 1U1V home ,,,.0I)0rutiv,
opening of the new country and the company or any other eo.up,my requir-
ed still remaining vacant from the „,K investments by members was illegal
°PcnlnP received but little atten- j unil sh,mM llot bl> permitted to do busi-
ti011 until lately when the lands are be-
ness in Oklahoma if its plan of business
ing rapidly taken up and there yet re- was based upon the endless chain ays- ! tlon- They were great Mends. Every-
rnains nearly five million acres open to toni op if by jefallit in payment of dues I t>°dy als<> said that it would be an ex-
entry to which the existing free-homes ftt anv timc thp aefouftinpr member cellent mateh. "For Molly," some of
bill is applicable. A goodly i>ortioii ot I Wonld lore all the mcnev he had mid in. the women added. Uut that was only a
this land is unfit for agricultural pur ! A Chicago oo-operafive company ap ' spurt of feminine meanness over which
poses, while a large part, of it is adapted pjfnr information aa to whether it ! the men shrugged their shoulders,
to atoc i raising. During the past year . would be permitted to organize inOkla- They knew the state of Max's finances,
over one nuilionacres havo been filed on. homa. Its by-laws showed that after And now Molly had sent down word
cow is given a table, the first column I two months' payment of dues a member that she was sorry, but that she would
of which shows the number of acres .would forfeit his investment if he should not bo able to go boating this nfter-
hled upon the past year and the second ,x>rmit hhi (ltl(,s t)) Attorney- noon, and Max had swung oft to the
eo mil shows tho number of acres still General Strang notified the company j wharf, covering his disappointment
with one of Rightor's songs:
"Oh, my Mexican Juanlta, m
In the moonlight I will meet hef,
I The Ring or the Man I
By F. H. LANCASTER ^
Copyright, 1903, by Dully Story Publishing Company.
The trouble all began in Gus f.lolden
doing the unexpected thing. Every-
body predicted, and with reason, that
If Molly Cartwell got engaged before
the season was over it would be to
young Maxwell Barton, the broad-
shouldered newspaper man from Mis-
sissippi. And up to that momentous
afternoon it is fair to say that Molly
and Max shared tha common convic-
Friend of the Veteran*.
Tlio Rev. Dr.- Henry Hopkins, the
newly-elected president of Williams
college, was appointed a field chap-
Iain by President Lincoln before that
office was created by law, and since
the war lie has been instrumental in
securing considerable legislation for
national soldiers' cemeteries.
laws of Oklahoma as he considered its
Companies who cannot meet the legal
remaining vacant and subject to home- that it omll(1 not organize under the
w cxxiward .xh.mq | ger and axrent of such companies are
Total 1,190,994 4,635,0115 j subject to a penalty of $o<H). The suit
'Way down upon the silver Rio
Molly heard, and the hand that held
the beautiful ring twltelied nervously.
"What a voice he had
for failure to obey the law requiring 4. , , . . . . . . . . ,
., . ' rpi thing about him is as big as his voice,
each comjMtny to organize. The mana-
; his voice,"
she added regretfully. "I wonder if he
would care, much. I would hate to
The area of land thus quietly filed ! must be brought in tho county where rt h,m* He ,s 8Uch il ^appy hearted
upon in these western counties was the offense is committed. The defen- j *e^ovv 1,1 apite of his bad luck." Her
about thre.i-fourths the total area open- j dants, if convicted, may ik- scut to jail ' eyes went back to the rinS-
<;d to settlement in the Kiowa, Comanche i for failure to pay tho judgments, i ^or this was the unexpected thing
and Apache and Wichita Indian lands ; Should the fines be paid and the bnsi- ; **us Holden had done. He had written
about which t here haB been so much ness be resumed, the coin i mi iv and its
agitation and excitement. From twen- 1 agents can again be prosecuted.
ty - five to fifty homesteads a day are! Several farmers' mutual insurance
Maps Will lie of Mneli
now being filed on in the same counties companies sought business in Oklahoma
by these who failed to get anything in ; bust year by sending their agent eland-
the reservations. estinely into this territory. County
j attorneys were instructed to watch for
dawes commission report them and cause their arrest. The at-
(| torney-general proposed to secure judg-
ments and suit for collection against
Muskogke: Tno eighth annnal report I ^onipanies in their home states
of the Dawes commission shows the IThls > im l ted the companies and
acreage and classification of lands in them to withdraw their agents.
Indian territory in a comprehensive I I«« not think that such companies
manner. The different nations are "1 ha™ ^scribed should be allowed
shown on separate maps subdivided into I ° ,th«Mates mails, and I be-
sections, township and range, each fvc th < thp-v wl11 when
section being colored to represent the l'0™^ mitigated,* said Attorney-
grade of land as classified on the ap- /T™ uAJter,thf ,havp boe"
praiscment books of the commission, orl"'lllen to use the mails their prosecu-
Bv consulting these maps, persons in- ho,\ l,e aneasyn.atterif they
teres ted cm. determine tho character of l^f ' oontiniiing their buisness."
the land predominating in anv given J W' Mc( 0I""'11: assistant insurance
section of the territory and estimate the j COD,m'8wfoul-v f1'
| operative homo coni])anies authorized to
do business in Oklahoma was one in
Wichita. Kansas, and another in Kd-
acreage and location of the lands suit-
able for agricultural puri>oses in each j
nation, and the location and extent of
the timber lands and lands suitable onlv i
Miss Molly Cartwell a business-like
offer of marriage and backed up his
offer with a perfect love of a diamond.
"If I see the ring on your hand to-
night, 1 shall understand that you
have decided to make me one of the
happiest of men," had been the formal
ending of that formal letter.
"I suppose I will have to get mar-
ried somp day," she reflected. Rut of
a truth, this was not exactly the way
she had intended to be made love to
by the man she would eventually mar-
ry. Heaven knows what she had in-
tended should happen. Most girls
crave a romantic love affair, and there
was no romance about this straight-
cut and thrust letter; nothing but the
Oh. that ring! What a beauty it
was. How the other girls would go on
Everybody knew Gus Holden had
more money than he could spend.
That was all they did know about him.
The idea of marrying a man she had
actly! Why, how did he know whal
size to get? Maybe he does care, in
his way, and of course he couldn't bi
like Max. But, then, I really don't
N«w Tallin Dcoorailona.
The newest arrangement in fiowers,
especially for table deeoratlon, is a la
know that Max cares or that I would jHpm,His; tliat ">■ in branches or sprigs
care if he did care. 1 suppose I coulc Several small vases, with these
learn to love Mr. Holden it I had to.
After all youth and love are very lln«
single stems of blossoms are placed at
judicious intervals all over a dining
.In blank verse, but you can't make"] tablp' insteatl of 111 big cluster in the
living at them. The best tiling yoi cen,el'-
Oil as. B. wilson. Ch&s. B. Wilson, J|
wilson & wilson,
Office, Room 18,
Hoffman Building. CHANDLER. 0 T
can <io, Molly Cartwell, is to take th<
gifts tho gods provide you and saj
'Thank you.' Ho doesn't ask you tc
austin j. rittenhoush,
Office over Clapp Building.
Warning lo Officeholders*
Concerning the presents Prince
say that you love him, only to wear th« Henry will make to some lifty persons
ring. And gracious knows that will in this country, the New York Herald
be easy enough to do. Especially when1 points out that the acceptance of such ce uP"sta'IB i'1 l cuquay Building,
those girls from the other club are to gifts by public office-holders without
take supper here to-night." She turned iho consent of congress is explicitly
the ring slowly and a blaze of ligh* forbidden by the constitution.
leaped out from every apex.
"My goodness, how 1 would hate tc Writing « f t'opperftcid.'*
see you flashing on another girl's fln Dickens cays in the introduction tc Office in Hoffman Building.
ger. And that s what would happen "David Copprrfleld" that he spent two RoomlO. c
you know. Gus Holden isn t the man yours in the composition of (hat novel, j CHANDLER OKLA
to dally over a thing. If you don t j r did not usually require so long a I — ■ —
wear It some other girl will, and pret- many «>f his novels being: finished hot v. hoffman
ty quick, too. She gazed at tho flash- jn jCHS than a year, and most of his !
dr a. b. potter,
emery a. foster,
iug stone wistfully. It was very beau-
tiful, yet not so beautiful as the light
in Max's eyes had been when tie told
her huskily that she had made him
"Well, it was decided at last." The
diamond in her lap winked up at her
• mond. The Kansas City companies no^ me* a d°zen times! Why under
will be required to comply with the bo
I or forced out of business.
Leon Bearsear, a Ponea Indian was
found dead near the Santa Fe track
at White Eagle, O. T., having been
inspecting the service
oking U|> < aiiMCft of I><-Iayc«l Mail
Guthrie: Alex (4rant, n^sistant-gen-
held for murder
Corners" Jury Says Henry Dean w«*
i'oinrtl l y Nephew a ixl Mece
Norman; The corners' jnrv after a
week's investigation into tho cause
of the death of Henry Dean, a wealthy
farmer who died quite suddenly
at the home of his nephew, returned
a bill finding that deceased eame to liis
death by aniesic poisoning administered I eral superintendent of the Railway
liy John Dean and Mary Dean, his wife, I mail service is making a tonr of the
Immediately after the death a will was j territory in the interest of bettering the
tiled leaving nearly all the estate to liis mail sen-ice. Numerous complaints
nephew and practically disinheireted j have been made concerning the delay of
his four children This affair caused mail and it is for this reason that Mr.
the body to be exhumed and an investi- j Grant is making this trip of inspection,
gation made. Prof. De Barr reported ! Some reports have reached his notice of
thnt he found arsenic in large quantities j delayed mail reaching from a few hoars
in the stomach of the deceased. The , to sixty hours. If this congestion is
deceased had gone to the residence of | caused by an insufficient number of
John Dean the night before his death. . , clerks. Mr. Grant will make the proper
' recommendations. If it is because of
Fred Horn in 1890 was convicted of | inferior service, removals will bore-
the murder of Albert Tripp, of Washata j comn,ended in the individual cases. In
the sun had he taken it into his head
to be in such a hurry!
"The happiest of men." How cold
It looked on paper. No doubt he had
written it because he considered it the
correct thing, like ^he "Yours truly"
at the bottom of a business letter.
For a minute she gave place to pet-
tiahne^e and wished with all her hear t
An Ofttrin! of the Railway Mail Service that Gus Holden had kept his old let-
ter and his old ring to himself, and
that she was out on the water having a
good time with Max. Dear old Max,
with his huge head and deep voice,
and. best of all. honest, happy heart.
All very charming attributes, no
doubt, but yet uot much in the way of
assets when looked at from the dollars
and cents point of view.
"Andel'll have to get married some
day. Gracious knows I don't want to |
be an old maid." She picked up the 1
ring and looked at it lovingly.
"You are a beauty, aren't you? Why,
Max would have to sell everything In j
owns, down to his golf clubs, before he
shorter stories in a few days.
lll«(or)Nii to Have Monument.
Tin* German emperor has consented
to the erection of a statue in front of
the Berlin university to the late Prof.
Von Trletschke. the historian, who by
his imllscrlmlnating admirers has been
called the ' Macaulny of Germany."
Holland Artlat Honored.
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadenia. who
celebrated his sixty-sixth birthday the
other day. is the third artist from Hol-
land to !)« honored by an English
knighthood, the others being Ruben:
and Van Dyrk.
JOHN KM HH V,
HOFFMAN & EMBRY,
attorneys at law.
Office in the Hoffman, Charles
* Oonklla Building over Bank.
J. H. McCLANAHAN,
E. B. WINSLOW,
Office in Hodman Huilding.
Itoom 8. Chandler, Ok[a.
J. P. MILLER.
Blacksmith and Wagon Mater A>* 2*jS,*^RM0IIt
WILL LEAD BUT 101 fOLLOW. omce over Remington &, PottiDfef
Repairing ami Horse-shoeing Drug 8lore, next to Foatofflce.
nbpeeialty _ Calls answered promptly at all hour
At the old stand, first doc. Night and Day.
south of Funk's Barn.
But, then, Max la a man, and he does
work hard. My goodness, how glori-
eonnty, and was sentenced to life ill tho \ a reC).Ilt order sent out is a memorandum | could give a girl such a thing as this,
penitentiary. A new trial was granted | President Roosevelt stating that
on the ground that his confession was ull railw.lv mail derks in oklahoma in-,
nofc voluntary and he wns acquitted at n ten sting themselves in legislation for ouslv he could make love to a girl, if
recent term of court in El Keno. their benefit, will l e discliarged only could afford it." And Molly
pushed aside the ring and dropped her
Turkey I* Afraid of Trouble | face into her hands, that she might tho
Constantinople: It is understood better recall a certain delicious after-
tliat the United States will soon take noon she and Max had spent together
steps to secure a reimbursement of the tramping over the hills with their
snm ($27,500) jmid to brigands as a ran- kodaks. The huskiuess that had come
KiirolIntent to b«* Forced
Vinita: The United Statos marshals'
arrested Wolf Coon, president of the
Cherokee senate, and leader of the
Keetowahs, who have heretofore refus-
ed to be enrolled, and took him to Mus-
kogee ami forced him to be enrolled by
tha Dawes Commission. Senator
Charles Lepee of Saline district was also
arrested nnd forced to enroll. All the
other leaders of the Keetowahs who re-
fuse to l>e enrolled will be arrested and
taken liefore the Dawes Commission at
It was not a precise middle-aged man.
knowingly. Presently Mr. Holden
would come In with his eyeglasses. She
wondered a trifle drearily what kind o(
a figure he would cut as one of the
happiest ot men. But she knew she
would be glad when he did come and i!
was all over.
There was a step outside and Molly
felt that she was quite equal to the oc-
casion. It was not a precise middle-
age'! man, however, that came through
the open window. Nothing but a bass
voice trolling out a vaudeville song:
"Oh my Mexican Juanlta,
In the moonlight I will meet her,
Way down upon the silver Rio
"Max, my splendid Max. No, I'm—"
Molly clenched the ling in her palm
and started upstairs on a run.
"Beg pardon, Max. I was in a hur-
ry 1 didn't see "
"All right, but see here. I've been
made editor and I'm going to get
"Why, to you."
"Oh, Max. I'm so glad!" I
"Are you, dear? I know I am."
"Max, you silly. I didn't mean that i ctIARLI'S K- BILLINGSLEY, I res,,
Of course, I am glad, too. But what l! Guthrie,
meant was let me go just a minute
I want to get rid of this miserable
_ Docs a Clcneral Ranking Business.
W iiK|M Worse tlian liullet*.
Richard Harding Davis relates this Aggregate responeible of itoekholders $200,000.00. Your patronage aolloited.
incident, which happened while he was
Dcaches More Readers than any
- other medium in its locality?
L. A. KELSEY, D. D. S.
Cp-8lairs, first Btsirway north of Post
Ofllc. Mourt:-o a. m. lo u m. and i t. 3 p. a
J. L. BENEDICT.
Office east side Manyel ave., 1 at do01
■onth of Ellis drug itore.
' Residence Phone No. 27.
A. J. SRACK, .
— PROPRIHTOR OF—
fresh and Sail meals,
Poultry, Oysters and
Ciame in .Season.
•PHONE S3. '
JOHN M. HALE, Cashier,
Bank of Chandler,
som for Miss Ellen M. Stone and Madame
Tsilka, holding Turkey responsible inas-
much as the capture of the missionaries
was effected on Turkish soil. The qnes
tion of responsibility may have serious
developments since Turkey emphatically
disclaims responsibility and lays tht
blame 011 Bulgaria.
lawton (ietit u 9.~>0.000 Court House,
Lawton : The chairman of the board
Frank Ktmnels, with his wife and
luiby, left Lawton at night for their 1 0f county commissioners has received a
claim. They missed a crossing and drove 'telegram for Congress Flynn annouue-
over the bank of a ravine. Runnels and ing the favorable consideration of the
his wife were thrown over the front end bill appropriating $">0,000 to the Lawton
of the wagon, but escaped being run
over by holding to tho tongue and
double-trees, while the horses pulled
the wagon up the opposite lwnk. The
baby was not injured.
A IllK Time for tlic ir. c. T.
Oklahoma City: The United Com-
townsite money for a court house. The
original bill provided for the erection of
a $10,000 court house. The lots brought
five times as much as congress anticipat-
ed. Everybody in Comanche county in
The widow of the late railway mag-
mercial Travelers of Oklahoma and the uate c, p Huntington on a recent re-
IniliHii Territory appointed committees tnni from Europe paid the amount of
to arrange for a two days' convention, *3, ,800 tax on purchases made across
banquet and ball March SI and rhe wut<.r. Her purchases in all
Several candidates will l>e initiated and | amounted to about $T<>,000 and for most!
jiart required a IK) per cent, duty
Territory 1'rUoitem to Atlanta.
South McAlester: United State*
it is expected 500 will be in attendance.
a Holdup in Guthrie.
Jtmnm:: John H. Haviifhont. a well
known business man here, was "held
up" ami robbed ill the street by a mask-
ed robber, who took nearly $100 in cash
and a valuable (fold watch. The robber
then held the pistol close to Havi^horst's
head and marched him to the north
limits of town, in order that he might
ewaiie liefore Havichorst could notify
the officers. Havighonit had put liis
money into two pockets while at liis
home The roblier had watched him
through the window, however, and com-
pelled him to turn over both package*
although he protested he had only on,
"You pretty thing!"
Into that big voice of his when he
thanked her for having given him such
a happy two hours. How strong and
Marshal Hackett and deputies have gone ] ' kt wiiS alwajs, always,
to Atlanta, (>a., with fifteen prisoners bother, I J rather alt for Max
who had been sentenced to the new n 'han marry auybody
federal penitentiary at a recent term of f'B" ' shall 1c n telegraphy or some-
court at Atoka. In the number are
three train robbers who are the last of a
muig who held up the Missouri. Kansa-
& Texas train at Caney las! summer.
The arrival of the prisoners will be t!j«
first consignment of prisoners from the
Indian Territory to the Atlanta penitcn-j
tiarv An order from the interior de-1
pertinent issued a few week^ ago desig
nntcd this as the ail for hulloa Ter 1
thlnr and turn bachelor girl. I'll write
to 'Jus Holden aud tell him so. And
I'll s'ud back " The exquisitely cut
•'.me flashed up at her from its purple
tushion Molly Junt had to stop and
look at it and while she looked the
resolution died out of her f-Ce.
"You pretty thing," she said softly.
"I wonder If you would lit. Jujt ex-
acting as correspondent during the 1
A regiment of Scottish Highlanders, '
noted for their bravery In action, dur- j
lag the heat of the battle were sudden-
ly seen to break ranks and run In all
directions. The officers as well shared
in the stampede, and apparently made 1
no attempts to urge the men under
them Into line. Their behavior was a
surprise to everybody on the field, anil
after the battle was over the colonel of
the regiment was summoned before j
"What the devil was the matter with i
rvour regiment?" asked "Bobs."
"Well," replied the colonel, there ir
not a man in the regiment afraid of a
Dutchman's bullet, but we were steer- 1
ed Into a field literally infested with j
wasps' nests, and you know, general,
we were all in kilts and with bare
4 . >
One of the strange traits of little I
children Is their utter misunderstand- i
lng of many simple things, and the en- '
durance of this misunderstanding with
them through years and years. Thus
there Is a lawyer of Philadelphia who
thought, until he was twenty or twen-
ty-one years old. that there such
a word tn "pard-narsens'' In the lang
uage. His father, a religious man.
had said grace always at the table
and the boy had beard, Incuriously
three times a day, "pard-uarsens" In
the grace, without compreheudlu^ id
the least that "pardou our sins" were
the words his father actually had I
Much of man's unhappluess is iue I
to his getting wbgt he expects, bat
CORNER ELEVENTH STREET AND MANVEL AVE.
HOOVER & KANAGA,
Call and See us. Rooms 5-6, Hoffman Bldg
CHANDLER, - - OKLAHOmn.
tt. M. JOHNSON, President. I. 0. PARMKNTER, Csihlu#
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
PAIDUH CAPII AL 525,000,
t oom foruerlyoccupied by Lincoln C
junty State Bank.
HOFFMAN. CHARLES & CQNKLIN
Exchange and Collections a Specialty.
Do a General BanVng Business.
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