Oklahoma Democrat. (El Reno, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 9, Ed. 1 Saturday, April 23, 1892 Page: 1 of 4
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BY W A. CLUTE.
For the Welfare of Canadian County and the Democratic Party.
OXE DOLL, ill PER YEA!
Bin RENO, OKAHOMA TERRITORY. SATURDAY, APRIL, 23. 1S9"
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—— — —• i jflr
\ on can Huv Pianos, ()r<>,ans & Sew in u*
or on mon/tlily payments
Cheaper than at any other place in Oklahoma.
Sewing Machines and Organs repaired by
Island Avenue, one door North of "Woodson St., *
I have the largest stock of Furniture in the south-west, which
we will sell at surprisingly Low Prices. We will Not be Undersold
I have anything in the Furniture line from a Castor to a
Folding Bed. Don't forget the place.
C. M. PERRY
NORTH BICKFORD AVE.
EL RENO, OK
of IF. ID. Schermerliorii,
Also, School, Bank and Office Furniture.
W. SCHERMERHORN, office with F..D. Schermerhorn on Roc
EL RENO, OKLAHOMA.
matter up belore tho Chinese em
busy nnd the Kehdive of Fgypt and
tmvn'si'te" >,ne8> '"r " EP POXVKNTIOJ*
el IN !i >, U. T. April 23rd 18y. .
I heropy announce myself as a candidate
for the ofllce of Police Justice fpr the town < r i<l
lieno subject to the votes of the people at the
town election to be held hi F.l Hcno May ml
H. K. Kick Kit
Yon want to be in
THAT ALW AYS WINS. THE RACE" anil DISTANCES ALL OTHERS?
K1 Ht'iio, o. T. April 23rd isfi2.
1 hereby announce inyn. lf us a candidate tor
the office "I Towu Marshal fur tile Inun i.f I I
lteno subject to th^votejtot Mie Jleopla at the
town election to ho held in El lteno May 2nd
™ H. V. WITT.
Tiik Friso Times lias changed lo-
cation anil will turn up this week or
next ut Arapahoe City, county G.
The people all over the union will
nit be satisfied unless Grover Cleve-
land is nominated. He undoubted-
ly has the strongest pull on the mass-
es, of any man in the United States.
Iiie democrats of Kansas met in
convention at Salina, on the 19th.
It was found that every delegate
present was for Cleveland for presi-
dent. The young democracy look
upon fusions in state politics as dan-
gerous and unwise.
If You Do. Buy All Your HARDWARE, IMPLEMENTS And
FURNITURE At The
ZEHZeirca-^ArEtre <Sc ^nrnitiare Co.,
We are the Leaders Others try to Follow, But they are so
Slow they get Behind and Miss the Way.
W. J\. lie ix
Watchmaker and Jeweler.
™f~/f'v ^ r--
ir ± r;* Fine II at eh Repairing a Specialty.
I fSdf^^W• '
fejffisTW, d writ ten guarantee given J or all work war ran fed
\ esterday was tho third anniver-
" sarJ' of the op, "L OjjJahuuiii.
The changes ti,.. '4*
in all parts of tho Yorrirorv since the
opening in the way of building cities
and general improvement has never
been equaled in this or any other
country on the globe. To-day she
lias one hundred thousand popula-
tion, with several large and import-
ant commercial cities with the most
promising prospects of any territory
in the Union. Within the next year
her population will double what it
now is. Railroads will be con-
structed into new territorv and large
cities will spring suddenly into ex-
istence. I< or a true representation
of the energy and push of the nine-
teenth century, Oklahoma is the
Q.—Havo you any conscience? lti
so would you he willing to tell the
suekcrs that a four-story opera house
costing 41,000,000 will be built at
t addo at once? Could you also sav,
without cracking a smile, that both
tho railroads will at once pull up
TO Territorial Democratic Con-
tra 1 Committee at a meeting held
Feb., ;Srd chose M(av 17th, 189'J, as
the time, and Kingfisher <). us
the place for holding tin' Democrat-
ic Territorial Convention to select
two delegates and two alternates to
the National Deinrjcratic Convention
to be held June 21st. 1892. at Chi
. . iieoi .nine ~rsi. i-nis. at t in-
their tracks from El lteno and run to I eago 1U„ and to select a member of
Galveston, via. San Francisco and ' the National Democratic Committee.
Yokahoma, Japan, thereby making a : ''m basis of representation is as
shorter route than by tho way of K1 ''°"owa;
Reno? y *
Our reporter learned to-day that
the land had been filed as a
homstead by a mat) named Mitchell,
at 12:0.'i Tuesday and that live other
persons are claiming the land for
farming purposes. Ike .lalonick
bought an ox team Wednesday and
is now busy plowing for corn on tho
tract, to the disapproval of other
homesteaders and townsite fakes.
Full line of String
The great opening, on Tuesday,
brought to a focus the little specu-
lation of a townsite south of the
Viver, some two anrl one-halt miles
.northwest of this city. There in plain
Instruments and Repairs constantly on hand iZ,'li'j^fto!t'.ty'
Post Office building' El Reno, Oklahoma. th<1 .wl,'-v sho!"es tlie7 woukl p' y
On Monday night a meeting was
held by a large number of business
men and citizens regardless of par-
ties and nominated a ticket for El
Heno to Ue voted on by the legal
voters of the town on .May 2nd 1SU2.
>uvii.g tho nomination William A.
line s name tea* put Iti notninniioii
and would have been enthusiastically
adopted but he promptly and firmly
refused to permit his name to be
used or to be uenndidate. Mr.Thoinp
kins refused but was n iminated over
his objections. Tho following ticket
was nominated under the title of El
Reno ticket with the device ot a star:
Trustee 1st Hist., S. N. Hopkins.
" 2nd J. C. McCoinb.
" «rd " 11. C. Acuff.
" 4'h " J. G. Thompkins.
" 5th *' I. F. Kelley.
Justice ol the peace, II. K. Rjcker.
Town marshal, T. R. Jackson.
Town clerk, Geo. F. Sisson.
R. S. S.MHDI.KY.
< antidian 17
< levehind 28
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C, D, E, F. G, H,
S. W. SAWYER, President.
E. J, SAWYER, Cashier.
BANK OK BIL RENO
Transacts a peucral Hanking Business, ami solicits
the patrouoge of all business men.
Loansmadcioimiood Sornrit ij,
111 Reno, - Oklahoma.
Moderate charges for collect Inp notes and drafts. Solicits correspondence.
J. Ki Wjlson
-GENERAL AGENT FOR
Cor. Choctaw A- Woodson,
Dr. R. Wilson
I lie rush for the townsite of
Okarche, on Tuesday, was one of the
most exciting and interesting of nil.
it is said fully 2o00 people made
their improvements on the townsite
within fifteen minutes after Hie open-
, ,n8« ^ town board was at once
the willy shemes they would play elected, consistiug of ( lias. Cooper,
on I he poor, deluded humanity who 'of Colo., Mayor; Uobt. Hill,of Cher-
might, perchance, nibble at the bait. | okee Nation, Dr. Majors, of Ok la-
There lay the fruits of years of toil. haina( iiy, Geo. F. Watson. El Rono,
•f tho expeniture of irany hundred Sain Steele, Wichita, and Charles
1 he cause of I etersou, of El Reno, councilmen.
f row, cash.
- ii'-'s; \i:i!i\heassi'iramctijii'loaiijir .1:lnaTI) sleepless nig is spent far from | Jake Switzcr was duly elected and
as above, and with iwst Dent.,! cii.iir, liistiu I th« nmuil hmmf* of «< ., t . . i 1 >
t11• ■ 111s;111• i Mn111i;ii i•!! tin- ni;t, 'leran ir1!.«r nautits oi ot.iLr men, base?] qualified ns city marshal, and now
' - ec here and! &'•!<• an • ' V f' ' 5.. a >tem '•n"wn only to those who j wears an orange peel star, i* is said
••urcd' in -fM-n' iHi'.i'* ' r<.iViiu''"ar:.'i u'en? aC(lu:unt<>d with tne password It may also be said that Jake is "cock
liridire Work. ( Iilltlren's teet.ii i r r, ,, flnfi r,n„],i ...,n i(ann.,,,. m lr 1 , . ,,
latcd, V.l.i. li hnot onlv es.-i.tial to th.-Ir pies- j na coul(l )011 w>er. Here a of the walk."
i Lo,reof ''u\paper ,;as The town is in ii
been used than ever l.ef re since the t ,n and promises to 1
j«ne one of*
ounty's nourishing bur^s.
iff Jackson received positive infor-
mation that a man had been killed
about five miles southwest of this
Worthless teeth and roots extracted without
pain iabsolutely) l.y the use of Nitrous oxld-- j establishment of the postal svstem in I Canadian
Gas, Aether, or Chloroform, when so desired. L, • , 4i .
Artificial teeth supplied, from a single tooth to; th,S ' ,l,ntr.v« t,le amount being so !
tun set; so well adapted in contact, size ami great that a large additional torce of ''steruay afternoon
shape, as to defy detection, ("all and see nie i • , i
re trustin k ; < i.r i n clous teeth to an\ u. l>a ,<inS ('h'rks was juit on by the
competent person. ORIee over Dr. Adani,-- Interior Department that the wheels
drug store, El Keno, Oklahnma. i . .
<d correspondence niirr it not be
TIL DEN DEMOCRATIC clogged l)>' the accumulation of mut-
CIXB ter; not in the interest (>f themselves
the Court house every , I ut that of the government. Ti •
, writer was infr.rmed the by-law^
i i of this rare and singular order v.. rv
rict, taking only persons who
the fo liowinor ri'rid ex-
and I, 5 delegates flitch, if opened to
settlement in liiuo to select delegates
to the convention.
On May 7th, or «iarlier, the Dem-
ocrats in each county are requested
to select delegates to the Territorial
Convention. All democratic conser-
vative citizens of the Territory, ir-
.■spective of past f, Oitical associa-
tions and difference^ who can unite
-with tho Democracy in the effort for
pure, economical a-i constitutional
government ar.M ^y^tvited to
jooi In seri<iUigljjk t to tlie con-
vention on May^j#J7th, 1892.
J. L. Vandewonrer, Chin.
third Saturday of each month at '
p. m. ( has. Carswfil
Kl Reno, Ok.
W Kv FVtjl:>ercjC5r,
Staple and Fancy Groceries.
PROVISIONS. FLOUH, etc. etc.
BirnroiiM ArrsfK. Tm::!> D"0!j F.ioji Cokver or Wood so v.
1 resident very
NOTICE OF TOWN EI.Et'Tlt)\' (could pass
Notice is herein- given tlint on I animation:
Monday the second day of Mav 185)2 (tuestion
j at Farnhams hall, in the town of El ,f
! Reno, Canadian county, Oklahoma ' '
; Territory, will be held the annual w,t ' '
| town election |or the purpose ofelec- 'many Kan
; tins officers therof, namely:
I One trustee from each district
.A sf v ;s( r.
Trta re r
Justice of the Peace.
l)one by order i)f the chairman
and board of trustees oi said town in
session. April 13th 1892.
Geo. F. Sisson,
city, by s )tne uuknow
making the dash for 1,
day. Two Germans who were
far from the shooting when it occurr-
ed, say that when the hor-omen were
liiak;mu the wild rat.-e a poi -on r«> -i
(.ot of tin ^ra-s and stuck down" a
stake. The unknown h- r-ernan im
killed him on the spot. It is report-
ed on good authority that a man
■aas killed several miles west of Fort
Heno in about the same manner.
I he names of the persons are all
Are you from Katisas?
>u thoroughly acquainted
icker system as used in
s to vnsites?
you ever lose anything
in any of the towns opposed to I,.
Heno and if so, would you be wiliin
to swear that Foreman is a "sooner "
and the El Ren • bns'tiess a steal in
order to get even?
Q.—Will you write to your un
- > m iivy cnine to t
cles, your cousins and your aunts, live and are going in largely on her
that they may correspond with their j improvement. Call on them when
congressman and thereby bring the I you wa,,t anything in their line I
This issue e attains the advertise-
ment of Wm, < '.Linci-on vV ( "n whole-
• sal-* and retail dealers in lumber and
i building material. rhese gemtle
, men are putting in 150 cars of the
linest stock from their mills at Wac..,
Texas. They came to the city to
Be it known that at a convention
held by qualified electors of the town
of i'.l Heno this the 18th day of April
1K92 at which N. J. Austine was du-
ly chosen chairman and Chasrles O.
Blake was duly chosen secretary, the
following nominations were made:—
For Trustee 1st Ward, C. \V. Ueers.
" " 2nd " A.VV.Hardtayer.
u 4< 3rd " II. C. Lyeth.
44 " 4th " J as. Thompson
" 44 5th " J.S.Kerfoot Sr.
41 Treasurer, Parker S. Smith.
*4 Clerk, Geo. F. Sisson.
" Justice of the Peace,K.E.Blake.
41 Marshall, Frank Witt.
44 Assessor, Jack Marshall.
Attested and certified.
C. <). HI ake.
TERRITORY OF OKLAHOMA, j
COUNTY OF CANADIAN. }
Belore tne Kuiira E. Wilson, a no-
tary public of Canadian county Ok-
lah oma Territory, personally came
X. J. Austine and C. <). Blake to me
personally known and acknowledged
the above and fort; 'ing statement
and certificate of nomination to be
true. This l^th day of April lSlKi.
Km i it a K. W11 son,
i'.Ai.J Notary Public.
Ai'ii.ii (.'im.;.: m; Six Months
I was taken with tho chills in
Mulhall, Ok., the 12th of June, chill-
ed for four weeks, was under the
treatment of a doctor during this
time. I then removed to Oxford
party when , ilan.yis, was treated ;.t Oxford f i
i last J ues 1 s;x weeks, receiving no benifit. I
not ! then went to the Sar and ! • >\country
still ehillikg, alter that 1 caum to
. Arkansas City, was under the care of
: a doctor for five week . with no bei-
fit, at the end of that time 1 began
taking Phelps* Malaria and Ague
cure; was then confined my bed;
did not i ill from the firt dose: next
day was about tho house am now
well and strong.
W. K.v \ oi.i.S
j Cor. 0th and Adams Ave.
Jan. 1st, IM'... Ark«nsa
■^ombart \ t «
s City, Ks.
by W. .1.
At high noon 1 nesday the canon?
from Fort Reno sounded down thtf
long line of Homers on the 98,tf*
meridati and in an instant twenty'
thousand people made the dash inti/
the long covcteil Cheyenne andA-
rapahoe country. Trains on the1
Rock Island and Choctaw Railroad*
heavily laden with Boomers atnf
si}jlit-set!rs were not long in geflingf
under way. Then began the race
between the fleetest horses and pasif
enger trains each minute inent doll
ars mm rode as if they /ode for life-
Tho engineers .sitting on his cusioue.f
seat pulled the throttle wide open
and the rocking snorting monster?
went like the fire winds into the msw
For three minutes or more horsd
men could be seen dashing on to the
west, trains disapeard and could lm
seen no more. All at once the wild
unsettled reigon of 4,000,000 acre
had been transfured from the land
of the aboriganees and was claimed
by the progressive Aryan who hat*
centurvs ago set the star of
Km pi re to the west and following up*
every advantage now claimed the
larger part of the civilised world/
Sight-seers from the far corners of
the globe were here to see the sight,
known only to Oklahoma and 31 fen'j
amply pair! for their time and tnone\-
:ponded in seeing it. To day tlirf
map of Oklahoma has been changed'
and 50,000 inhabitants added to hor
Mrs. Mary A. Hopkins, mother of
our esteemed citizen S. N. Hopkins,
died of pneumonia at her son's resi-
dence in this city at 0:00 o'clock, a.
m., Tuesday morning. The funeral
was held at the residence at 8:00
o'clock, j). m., ltev. C. IL Miller, of
the Presbyterian church conducting
the services. Many friends of
the deceased and of tho family were
present. The sympathy ol the com'
munity is extended to the bereaved
The ndaptibility of the Oklahomrf
climate to produce was tested last-
Saturday. The first boomer birth
took placc near this city and Was du-
ly celebrated by the camp. Twin*
were born to Mr. and Mrs. Abraham
Long a family of Cherokee City
boomers who made the race onTues
Rev, L. L. Smith of Great Bend
Kansas, will preach in the Baptist
hurch Muuday May 1st at 11 o'clock
in. and 8 o'clock p. in. Rev.
> isiith comes with a view ns
becoming paster. We should 1 e
gl'id to see a good strong man set-*-
tletl over this church.
J o y i o th e Boom kuvs ?
The great country opened the*
19th at noon and you will need a
house at once, don't fail to load up
at E C Young & Co's Lumber yard
before you start out. They can suj -«•
ply you at prices to suit.
1 iono-an & Cassell's new Battling
Works are turning out some firsfrelasi*
These gentlemen have ex-
pended sevral thousand dollars in
securing the new machinery sn d
! desire the patjonage of those wh
hiiidle that class of g.oods.
Lenard Bi s. are puiing ii a fine'
line of (Vroceies on the corner « t
Wude and Hock Islam!, lhesege'*-
tleinem :: • hustlers and v.illdothier
skair t^f the business.
\V ii. Williams Aas opened a.
establishment in t -1
.Switzcr building on Cli ictaw stree
' Old will handle a large stock o
k Isl.lnd cigars and fruits.
An unknown man was found de l>:
\\ ilson A. Walker, the
street barbers, will give vou a hi
steam bath cold bath, and barlierinj' ,
of any kind at the h west figures, at the Hock Island varus M«>nd \
call and see them, three dooi north J morning. He was buried the ssnvv
of the Kl Reno Land office. (]Hy
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