Garfield County Democrat. (Enid, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 26, 1903 Page: 1 of 8
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Garfield County Democrat.
enid, oklahoma, thursday, nov. 25. 1903.
Porest Fires Still Burning
Dallas, Tex., Nov. 22.—The
forest tires in the Southeastern
Texas pine lands are still burn-
ing, with no prospects of stop-
ping- ®r being- controlled. In
churches at Nacogdoches, Luf-
kifl. Angelina, Newton and other
places prayers were offered today
for rain to (juench the flames, as
that is the only hope of stopping
the fires. '
A bulletin tonight from Jack-
sonville states that persons ar-
riving there today from Nacog-
doches and points between there
and Beaumont say the fire di-
rectly east of Nacogdoches is
fiercer than on yesterday.
No one can get to the tire-
swept district and estimates of
the extent ot the damage are
mere guesswork. It is known
that the flames bave crossed the
Sabine river at several points
and are burning large areas in
Vernon and Calacasieu parishes
ot Louisiana. The smoke is
becoming almost stifling at and
beyond NacogAoches. Many
persons have been made sick.
Reports reached here tonight
that extensive forest and prairie
tires are raging in the Indian
territory, ir. the country east and
west of Antlers.
The Shah of Persia's Diary
pressed at the great wealth
some of the English people:
"Many private individuals, he
wriies, "are almost as rich as the
King himself. It speaks very
highly fcr King Ec'wat ' s kind-
heartedness to say that he never
resents this great wealth existing
among his subjects, neither does
he punish them in any w.iv for
this apparent presumption.'
Oklahoma politicians are easily
stampeded. The statement that
Delegate McGuire would suppart
W. O. Cromwell of Enid for
United States district attorney,
to succeed Horace Speed, stirred
up considerable excitement among
the uninitiated. Cromwell is not
a candidate could not get the
place if he should want it, and
has not been considered by Mc-
Guire. Cromwell flopped from
Populist last fall and was given
his reward at the close of the
campaign for speech-making.
K. C. Times.
gins and Abimelech Eonp-botham
have giveu unto us!
''The smoker is a stinkpot, the
thing sm ked is a stinker, and
the place where it is smoked a
stinkaree. The manufacturer is
a stinkpotter, and his factory a
stinkpottery. A tobacco corpor-
ation is a stinkpot cevi!, a sale i
stinkpot deviltry, and a tobacco
combination a stinkpot trust.
"Unluckily the English lan-
guage has words which will
fully describe the coprophagou*
The Enid Dkmocrat claims
that a 12>j pound sweet potato
raised by Dr. Cotton is the largett
ever raised in Garfield county.
Frank Suneram of Waukomis
last season left one at the Hornet
office that weighed twelve pounds
and nine ouncet, measuring 27 x/z
incnes one way and 32 inches the
Extracts from the diary of the
Shah of Persia, who has quite re-
cently been visiting England and
a few other European countries,
are here given to the world for
the first tune. His Imperial Maj-
esty's opinion and impressions
are set down in a most quaint
manner and provide the greatest
amusement i> reading.
The Shah vras mightily im-
pressed by the greatness and in-
corruptibility or the London po-
lice. and wrote concerning them
"The English police gentle-
men are men of the greatest cul-
ture and honor. Unlike those
of many countries, 1 have been
imformed that the police of Eng-
land and the U nited States are
almost incorruptible, and it is
impossible to bribe them except
by the touch of gold. These
officers carry .themselves with
great dignity, but there have
been occasions on which they
have even been knowu to be pre-
sent when the public peace has
been threatened by certain un-
seemly and riotous citizens."
The Shah has a very poor
opinion of the English climate,
lit one may judge from the follow-
"It is very nececsary for the
people of England to wash tho-
roughly and frequently in order
to.clear themselves from the con-
stant fogs and rains that fall up-
on ithem. So much do the people
t f Britain love water that they
sometimes wash twice dailv.
Eye*: the members of the royal
famiiky and the great nobles find
picas-tire in this somewhat child-
This despotic monarch's opin-
ion of English women's charms
and accomplishments is hardly
"An English lady is very fair
to look upon. Her skin is soft
and clean, but her figure is un-
natural aud aurrular, She has
certainly not the pleasing- viya-
city of a French lady, neither
has she the captivating boldness
of an American lady, of whom
mac; are in London. An Eng-
lish women is passionately fond
of all animals, and is often de-
voted to her husband and child-
The Shah was mightily im
Washington. Nov, 23—Careful
canvas annong the Democratic
members of the senate completed
to-nigl.t shows that the oppon-
ents of the Panama canal treaty
cannot hold a sufficent number of
the minority to prevent the rati-
fication of the convention with
the new Kepublic.
OA leading opponent not only
of the canal itself, but of the •id-
ministration's policy on the isth-
mus, admitted to-night that the
treaty could not be beaten and
than it probably would be ratifi-
ed early in the regular session
and without any dilatory tacties.
A SCIENTIFIC DISCOVKKY.
Kodol Dvspepsia Cure does for the
stoniaeh thaf which it is unable to do
for itself, even when but slightly dis-
ordered or overloaded. Kodol Dys-
pepsia Cure supplies the natural
juices ot digestion and does the work
of the stomach, relaxing the nervous
tension, while the inflamed muscles
of that organ are allowed to rest and
heal. Kodol Dyspepsia Care digests
what you eat and enables the stomach
and digestive organs to transform all
food into rich, red blood. Sold by
Th« Owl Drue Store.
The Spirit of America
is exemplified in America's greatest food product—
A food for body and brain workers—
almost all nutriment. A food for busy people-
quickly bought and convenient.
The most skillful baking in the world—
money cannot buy better, yet sold at a popular price 5C-
A necessity for their food value and economy.
A luxury in their goodness and cleanliness.
Always packed in the In-er-seal Package,
which preserves the goodness of
to Dowie's Abuse of
The recent swoop nfade on
—It will be .remembered that the
grand jury at the term of court pre-
vious to this brought in a large num-:
ber of indictments against gamblers 1
and saloon keepers. The prosecuting ;
attorney, Mr. Sturgis, despairing of |
getting the witnesses here to convict,
took the view that he would save a J
large amount ot costs by dismissing a]
large batch of these eases. Those
against Millikin & Sharp, P- *' 1
Coon, Ostendorf Bros . James Uts.^r,
New York City by John Alexan-i L- Lmdsey, Ford Ch.pman. An.lv
. Gillesiie, Johu Clevt-n^er. Jesse h«iw
der Do'vie, who proclaims llll.-|^ othera were dismissed. Shaw
self to be Elijah III. has liieeilj ^ Hnet, s,5 HnJ DlKl Miller $25 in
the papers a lot to do ti' keep up!other cases
with him and his e.-.plosionsj —A. Syrian Christian who kept t
against the newspaper cralt werejuttie store here for the sunplv of pel-
hardly ,more severe than his tt-jdiers, entrusted about $ioo worth of
rades against the users of liquor j R«d. to a couple of his countrymen
In reference to the vitupcra
..WE ARE GIVING AWAY..
£2r All Our Profits on«-*£)
$5,000 worth of Queensware, Glassware, Gloves,
These Goods will be closed out to make room lor more
o-roceries. We undersell our competitors by buying for
cash and selling for casli. 25 per cent saved on grocer-
ies, 50 per cent saved on Queensware and Notions,
■'C. O. D."' HARRISON, ,*.*
ENID, OKL A
They sold all t:ie stuff but did 11 't
make any return. Thev were ai re -
cd some days sine;1 and Andy Mur i f
rison got them at .ecu!lis"h I hoy i
tive utterances of Elijah against
the seductive weed, the Tobacco
Eeaf, published in New York, in j
its current issuti, has the follow- —Goo. H.imil who was accused and
. , • . indicted for stealing a horse from
in<r on the subject.
S- S- £ S- Sr &$•&££££*.
are naw in jail here. They are
i >us to settle.
"Every man who smokes to1
bacco is it stinkpot."
Every man who chews tobac
co is a stinkpot."
"Every man who snuffs is a
"Every ffliati who sells tobacco
is a stinkpot and a in:<ker ot
"Elijah will break all the
stinkpots and the stinkpot devil.
The American Tobacco company,
whose real name, according- to
Lige, is the stinkpot trust, are so
frightened that they have hired
all the newspapers, all the col-
leges, all the priests, clergymen
and rabbis (so Elijah says) to do
him dirt! But their name shall
be Dennis, Yea, verily, their
name shall be Mud.
Obadiah Nehemiah Mason,
who is Elijah Dowie's ancient
and general utility man, an-
nounces as a special revelation
that the Lord forgot to give
Moses the eleventh and most im-
portant commandment, "Thou
shalt not smoke, chew or snuff."
He suspects that tnis command-
ment was graven on the stone
tablets, but that the tobacco
trust hired the Stone Cutters'
union of Palestine, No. 13, to
cut it off when Moses was asleep.
Rejoice, O, tobacco trade, over
the many nice new words which
Elijah Dowie, Obadiah Nelic-
miali Mason, Melchisikek Mug-!i7.
[John Pike near.W aukomis was ar-
! raiitged Tuesday but the indictment
] drawn by Mr. Cromwell, ex-county
I attorney, was found to be defective
( and the affair was recommitted to the
1 grand jury and it is assumed that Mr.
! Stutgis will see that the errors were
| also made in an indictment against
Jake Maurer and it was knocked out
on a demurrer and goes back to the
—W. S. Denton has for years fur-
nished the Thanksgiving dinner for
he inmates of the jail. It matters not
who is sheriff, the unfortunates in
confinement get their Thanksgiving
dinner. This week he ordered in ar.
especially attractive spi ead. That the
partakers thereof are thankful to
Denton, regardless of other supposi-
tious agencies, goes. They hare
something tangible before them instead
of gauzy promises.
—I11 the case of the Territory vs
Hamill, accused of stealing ahorse
from John Pike near Waukomis, a
demurrer was sustained and the af-
fair goes to the grand jury for a fur-
ther investigation. The prosecuting
attorney being disqualified, John
Curran is appointed to prosecute.
—Mrs. M. L. Garber, has been ap
pointed by district Court as United
Slates Commissioner. She will as-
sume the duties of the late Col. Gar-
ber and clean up a lar*e amount of
business left unfinished at bis death.
—The case of Koss vs the M. E,
Church South was this week dis-
missed at cost of plaintiff. The pro-
perty now belangs to the Church,
— I* case of the First National Bank
vs Yeomens, the Injunction i dis
solved an l execution stayed until Dec:
906 908 E. Broadway.
Owing to our limited floor space to handle
our mammoth stock, and to enable us to
make room for our GRAND HOLI-
DAY DISPLAY now 111 ^ansit, we
offer every article of Furniture, Carpets,
Rugs. now in stock at the lowest living
figures. This means dollars in your pock=
ets and a saving of 25 per cent and over,
any prices ever offered in Enid. <& <£ £
-This sale will'last until
DECEMBER 15, 1903.
IV ..miiihnrl Kvery $5.00 purchase entitles
KCfflvlTlDCr! you to a chance on a hand-
some leather couch, to be given away
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Moore, E. P. Garfield County Democrat. (Enid, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 26, 1903, newspaper, November 26, 1903; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc166741/m1/1/: accessed April 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.