The Norman Transcript. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 18, 1900 Page: 1 of 8
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J. J. BURKE, Owner and Pub.
A LIVS KKFlHL1CAX X'EWSi'A]' KR—1>KI'OTKD 10 THK BJiST IXTKRESTS OF XORMAX AM SOCTHKRX OKLAHOMA.
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NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 18,1900.
jl dditiozial coal.
4 1 ii
Oak Bcrrv is now driving and
We otter until our
A few choice pieces ot Carpet, jus
enough for fair sized rooms, 15 to 23
yards ench, at
Greatly Reduced Prices.
We want to close these out before in
voicing. Also remember that our line ot
Furniture and Undertaking Goods
is always complete ami prices and
qualities always below competition.
5 .-iww.lt nf Jt soliciting for the Norman Sleam
„„„ a rock Oh < Laundry.
I * S|N ANIOU BUiLOINO.
Ml tPm. '? : mfW. iilSU. •£*.
KENDALL WINS THE CONTEST.;
i Will Represent the University at the ,
Inter-Collegiate Contest in Okla'
lahoma City, February
| On Tuesday evening-, Jan. 16,1
Laundry. | the fifth annual preliminary ora-]
j Harry Shaffer made a busi-1 torical cbntest was held in the j
Iness trip to Oklahoma City on j chapel, to decide who should re-
Wednesday. present the University of Okla-|
• hoinainthe lnter-collegiate con j
—J. J. l.urke has again assum-^^ ^ 0klahoma city, Feb. 22.
ed charge as deputy clerk ot g enthusiasm was aroi:sed I
the district court. I over this contest than over anvj
, --J. D. Womack returned home - heretofore—not that there was
on Tuesday, from a business trip | m, enthusiasm in years gone by;
J to Cameron, Texas. j but this year the departments
were represented C. C. Sumon
Pjpppv C. CHAPPPD <■ Prof. D. R. Boyd accom- j were represented C. C
REED & 5nArhtK. ^ ' panied the body of Student JoSa j'ehampioncd he cause of the
T'ii . .. i , . Pharmacy school and W. I,.
Howard « _ Kendall ' that of the College.
_ __ _ —A M. Carlock, brother-in- (j,vlCh contestant had been making
BASE SCOUNDRELISIYl. I East Norman School i law of Mrs. George Smith, difd
f$ R. F. SNAPP, Ph., C.
u ♦ .(Subscriptionril 0() Per Annum.
Kates: ^ ninHp luiown on jtppllcattoo
H. A.SOMMERS. f
The People's Drug Store,
Snapp & Soinmers, Proprietors.
(Successor to It. F. Snapp A Co.)
We intend by fair treatment and honest dealing to
merit a share of the peoples patronage. tfr
Prescriptions from any Physician carefully tilled
at all hours day or night.
SiKtjyjy & Som/ncrs.
In Ullman Building.
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An Oklahoma City Mart Tries to
Send tlis Paramour to the
An insanity case was t:,ed In the pro-
bate court on siitr/.any which brought
out a pitiful ti it interesting story. Mrs.
Eleie Foster, living on west Seven!h
street, was brought before the board of
instuiit.v on complaint of u man named
v. an earnest effort'to make his pro-
at his home in Tecumseh on Fri- j juctioti as near perfect as possible
TOPICS OF THE TIMES.
The enrollment lor the month ending :-- - ^
Dec. 22. 1899. W08 601 us compared | J , anu
with 571 for the same month in lfiOft I -The three-year old child of hearty
The school is full and doing earnest j Mr. and Mrs. J. 11. \oung died ecn ed.
thorough wi rk. The patrons are cor-j at the home of its patents in hast packed
certainly merited the
support that they re-
The Pharmacy fellows
the south side of the
dially invited to visit and see the work
done by their children.
A gentleman dropped Into the Thaxs-
Norman, on Tuesday-
* CRIPT OillCU UIl Oftiuiuajf *
Summerhill. The complainant failed j tJ)ark |,e desired to pay liis sub-
to ap,'tar at the examining trial and1 •- - «*"«-
the testimony of the woman's husband
was the only evidence before the board
Mrs. Foster was adjudged insane and
ordered sent to the usyluui.
When the verdict was announced i an(j paj(j a year |n advance.
Mrs. Foster began a story as pitllul as j VV(J arc gt )|| aiive( but it was a close
any story ever written. t cal]
She stated that her husband had for |
many years been a slave to the mor- To Organize a Choral Union
chapel and with their brass band
and many yells tried to demor-
alize the college force that oc-
'ut the college
fellows chimed in with the echo
as it rebounded and were worsted
- not iu the least.
After a number of well received
musical selections W. Iv. Kendall
delivered his oration on the sub-
phine habit and in consequence lias been
a burden to his family instead of its pro-
tector arid supporter. Seven years ago
On n«:xt Tuesday evening at tlie Nor-
man Dancing Club Rooms at & p. m.
sharp, a Choral Un i will be organized
Sumtnerliill and the woman met and by Prof. Ross. It ., desired that one
become acquainted. Want, misery hundred and tifty or two hundred
and desolation menaced the woman on people will join. All persons interest-
one side while Sommerliill played the ed will please be present at this meet
tempter She fell, and since that time ing young and old alike The object is
e lived together as man and create a musical feeling in Norman and
they have lived togeth*
wife. It was the price the woman paid
for support for her almost imbecile nus-
band and herself.
Wore than a year ago Sumtnerliill and
the Fosters came to Oklahoma City
from Shawnee. Summerhill introduc-
ed the woman to his friends and uc
quaititauces as his sister, and such *he
was supposed to lie until yesterday.
Recently Summerhi'l has shown a dis-
position co be rid of her and 1:; her
opinion the charge of insanity was a
part of his scheme. Foster acquiesced
in the statement made by his wife.
The woman is intelligent, evidently
well bred and talks well. She had a
pretty three year old child with her In
the court room and she slated that it was
The woman's story and Summerhill's
absence from the trial, after having
made the complaint, convinced the
officers that something was wrong, and
a warrant was issued for Summerhill's
arrest. An orflcer was sent out after
him but at a iale hour last night he had
not been found. The board decided to
defer further action in the matter until
Summerhill can be brought in to testily
Summerhill is an accredited preaeher,
and is aiso a carpenter, having just
completed a house for Mr. Karheart.
He is known to have quarreled with
Mrs Foster on several occasions, and in
the light ot these circumstances her
claim that the insanity charge was
part of his scheme seems p'ausible.
Mrs. Foster will not be taken to Nor-
man until further Investigations have
Latkk: On a further hearing Mrs.
Foster was declared sane, and released.
Summerhill has left the country and
cannot be located.
— R. K. Talley, formerly prin-
cipal of Norman's schools was in ,ed th(. norlh;
the city on 1 uesday. He now
A genu.,nan ar„pp«, ,.. • - ()k|i.,1<Mna cilv.
crii't otlice on Saturday with there.
he desired to pay his sub- —Dr. W. N. T. Abel has re-
scription. The Transcript is a little j papered, recarpeted and refuru-
over ten years old and on looking it up I ished his office, ;uid now has one
it was found that he had been a sub- of the neatest in the city. . . „
scriber since Jan. 1, 1890, .and was in Mrs. J. M. Bishop is seriously t.ie°t "Are We Dtifting. ri
arrears since that date. He settled up , j. reoorted dangerous!y so. We I Kendall has a deep strong voict, j
sincerly hope she may recover, a tine articulation, so every word
for she is a most estimable lady, j that he spoke was distinctly
. |heard He took u|> his subject
-Will Tnce left Monday a logical, thoroughly vlear
for the southern part of Texas J manner atl(i before he had finish-
to resume his duties as traveling: ed evefy one truly believed that
agent for a Chicago advertising we are not drifting but that wi
firm. ! are following a manifest destiny
While fooling with a re-j in our attitude to the lands late-
volver on Tuesday Jim Campbell, ly come into our possession,
son of It. W Campbell, shot him- Amidst a perfect storm of ap-
self through the hand The plause, yells and other things
wound is not dangerous. equally seducive, Mr Kendall re-
t- ^ tired from the stage conscious
-Ardmore has quarantined ^ he had said hls say without
against Pauls yalley, Wjnne-Qne brcak At U]e intn>
wood and Davis, and will not a'" | duction of ti,e Pharmacy orator,
low anyone to get off the cars at, a spirited
her station. She fears smallpox. •
— Mrs. W. W. Womack and
son Roy left Tuesday night for
Cleburne, Texas, where they
will meet Mr. Womack. They
will probably locate at that
M rt Bixler arrived from
Beaumont, Texas, on Friday to
attend the funeral of his brother-
in law. Fred Widmoyer, which
took place in Oklahoma City on
place within the reach of all the op
portunity to study the Choral works of
the great masters. The fees will not
exceed live cents for each member,
which will go for muaie and the rent-
ing of the hall. This puts it within
tne reach of every one.
Death of B A. Bray.
B.A.Bray,the bakerat the Sanitarum,
whose serious illness with brain fever
was noted in last week's Transcript,
died on Friday of last week and was
buried on Saturday. On Christinas day
the deceased and J.C. Wails indulged In
a little scrap, in which Bray was hit a
couple of light licks in the face and on
the head. Mrs. Bray and her friends
were of the opinion that the brain fever
was caused by these blows, but after
thoroughly investigating and ascertain-
ing all the facts in the case, County
Attorney Nlcodemus concluded
nir, then all grew quiet as Mr
Sumon stepped to the front of
the rostrum ar.d began. His sub-
ject "War for Humanity," like
Mr Kendall's, was on the all
absorbing question of right,
wrong, and the policy that should
be followed by this United States
in perfecting what she has only
begun. Especially in his per-
oration the Pharmacy man grew
eloquent and convincing; and
tho' his voice was perhaps not so
strong as that of his opponent,
yet when he had finished there
"was not a little doubt as to whom
the honors should be awarded-
While the judges were making
—Santa Fe trainmen are jubi-
liant ovt-r an order from head-
quarters advancing their wages
fifteen per cent. Every train-
Attorney Nlcodemus concluded there man who passed through the up their dedsion the "Univer-
was nothing in the charge and declined city had something to ray about sity Ladiea Quartette" sang an
to make any complaint against Mr. I the advance. occasional song in which they
Wails or even to hold a post mortem ex-| j^jrs Hatch, mother of Clyde | recounted some of the victories
amination It was very evident the! Mattox, is nlreadv circulating a the school and vowed loyalty
fever was caused by other causes than netiti0n asking- Gov. Barnes to t0 the winning orator, i ne
his scrap with Mr. Wails. The trouble pr,r(jon Clyde—and it is said the judges decided unanimously that
between the two men arobe over a $6 00 j petition is being numerously t Kendall had won out, so on 1 e .
room rent bill owed Mr. Wails hy Lj„ne<] h beats thunder what | 22> he will uphold the heretofore
Mr. Bray. Wails asked him for it and slrange people this world con- remarkably good^ record ot the
—J. R. Pyle's barber shop is
now in the room first door east
of Doc McGill's butcher shop.
For good work call on him-
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
Alum bakin? powden are the
menictn to health ol the pre*
BOYM. FOWCtH OQ-, MEW YOftK.
he said: "1 would like to see you get it
but dont know how you are going to do
it"—and then the scrap commenced.
Col. John F. Stone Killed.
Colonel John F: Stone. preMdent of
Crimson and Cream' of two
. _ , firsts out of four contests.
—A leader in the Anti-Saloon Messrs< c. L. Botsford, J. D.
league informs the Transcript \iagUire and W. M. Newell were
that the league will make a the judges.
IU.U..C.V.M. X-. .."killing" at Oklahoma City at This is Mr. Kendall's second
the People's bank, of Kingfisher, was j the proper time. 1 lie league is year Jn the University. He is a
shot and killed Friday afternoon on a! deaning up the odds and ends | SQn of Rev w. W. Kendall, of
farm near Crescent, which he was tak- over the Territory befores tack-, Moore< atld a bright young man.
ing possession of on a debt. Hisslayer, j ^ng Sodom an omorra . ^ V'ncent Hall
ing possession of on a debt. His slayer
Walcher by name, and who owned the
farm, made his escape. Colonel Stone
formerly lived in Guthrie, was assist
ant United States attorney under liar
rison's administration, and colonel of
the First regiment O. N. G. Ir. the
war with Spain he was major of the
territorial volunteer regiment. He was
active in Republican politics and oc-
cupied a foremost place. He leaves a
wife and one child.
-F. L. Finch, formerly editor
of the Ottawa (Kans.) Kepubli- j Th'e following extract from a
can, was in the city this week hetter received bv L. J. Edwards
introducing a new and n°vcl | from Bishop John H. Vincent ex-
advertising plan called the Nor-, itself-
sTcceSS ^matter wh! a7-|
pear in next week's Tkanscript. j done right in standing firmly to
• , • | the position you have taken, al-
— Interesting revival services ' . . , .
are being held at the M- E. though at first I yielded to the
Ijater*reports about the killing state (Church South. Kev. Pickens is J wish of the brethern of the con-
that the shot that killed stone was fired being assisted by Rev. John H. j terence that the money might g
Stone, ex-cattle king, who is i to the conference, but I see that
rounding up the saints and
A Column of Interesting News Itemt
Gathered From All Pans of
The ''First National Hank of Chand-
ler" will be org itiiz-i'.
.lolm Holler, a well known liveryman
of Oklahoma City, died hut week.
Kev. .1 l>. Mathews, of Bellvllle,
Kauris, is the new pastor i>f the. Perry
I U;i|itist Church.
Dr. McMnrtry will move from Pur- |
j cell to Oklahoma City. He lias an en I
| viable reputation as a surgeon.
.lames Brock, a bawdy house tough,,
1 was killed at Stroud last week by Mar-
shal llambrow, while resisting arrest.
Kid" Bevis, the base ball pitcher,
will open a grocery store in Mulhall,
lie pitched tor the Norman club in the
A switchman named W. L, Logan
was killed by the cars in the Santa Fe
yards at Arkansas City last week. He
was formerly yard master at Purcell.
A Kansas man drank a bottle of em-
balming fluid by mistake for whisky.
He did not discover Ills error until he
read the label on the bottle.
Cha8. Bias, a negro, will be hanged
at Ardmore tomorrow (Friday). The
hanging will be public and take place
in a large pasture adjoining the town.
Judge Gill, who takes Judge Spring-
ers place in the Northern District of
the Indian Territory, was formerly ed-
itor of the Thomas Cat, in Thomas
Clyde Mattox is not so downcast over
his commitment to prison that he for-
gets io threaten to kill his guards, not
to mention the awful deaths he has In
store for the witnesses against him.
A traveler was discussing the lasso
as a useful means of catching men as
well as anirria's, when a listener in-
terrupted with "Wln\ tlii'Hi-' sylla-
ble alone has caught tu iny a m.iu
Our brave bo s captured Mrs Ag
wardrobe sometiuie ago and now
111 e v have captured ln-r; and it is hoped
that they will put the two together
and stop the red flushes flashing across
her fair face.—Blacwell Sun.
One of our little girls, says a Wathe-
na paper, wanted a new doll lor ('hrist-
mas. Her mother told her that her old
doll was just as good as new. and she
replied, "Well, I'm just as good as
new, but the angels brought you a new
O. V. Shapley, a brick mason of Wyn-
newood, was killed by the cars at
Paul's Valley, on Tuesday of last week.
He was riding on the rods under a pas-
senger coach and was jolted off, the
car wheels cutting off one of his iega,
and he bled to death.
Horton has returned to I'onca
Receiver Classen, of the Oklanoma
City land office has returned from a
trip to Washington and New York".
While In the east he hail a personal
talk with Gov Roosevelt in which
that gentleman promised to be present
at the reunion of the Rough Riders at
Oklahoma Ciiy next June.
An exchange gets off the following;
Phis is a note picked up iu the post
ullice this morning: ''Dear Harry-
Tliereason I didn't l«ff when you laft
! at me in the post ofllce yesterday was
because 1 had a bile on my lace. I
I kitnt laff. If I laft she'll bust. But I
i Iuv you Harry, bile or no bile, laff or
I no laft Your I ti v i ii Jane."
I The ladies of Wichita have been can-
vassing the town for subscriptions in
aid of tlie poor. They tackled L. R.
Delaney. of the Santa Fe, in a cigar
store, lit; Vad just one nickel in his
pocket. He took tliiw out, walked over
to the slot machine and dropped It in.
Out rolled $0 in nickels, which Dela-
ney piled into the apron of one of the
lhe homeliest man in congress is
Mr. E lily of Minnesota, and he rather
prides him-elf on this fact. Some of
his polit cal adversaries once accused
him of deceitfnlness and hypocracy,
but he rose to the occasion. "They
say I am two-faced," said Mr. Eddy.
'Now, gentlt men," looking mournful
and uglier«lhao usual, "do you believe
that if I had two faces I'd be wearing
this one?" This did up all the "riiics.
- Literary Digest,
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W. T MAYFIED'S
Complete Stock of Opticals. .
EYES TESTED FREE.
City from the Transvaal, where lie has
been for seven years. He sympathizes
with the English, from a civilization as
well as a commercial standpoint. His
trip home cost him $400 and forty days
Ik jdu. Ai A A aCW: Ma aflw :<rtr lAt rffa *
A well known physician says that
when a man is afraid of dying, it is a
sign lie is not verv sick. It is easy to
die, the physician says, and it does not
hurt. Nor is it a fearful thing fir the
man or woman doing it. On the con-
trary, it is the most natural of all
things except birth. Of these two epi-
sodes, birtli and death, birth lias all
i the pain, as those who are born declare
| by weeping. Those who die never
j weep. So the Persian proverb hath it:
i "You wept wben you came into I he
i world, while those about you laughed;
so live that when jou die you smile and
I those about you weep."
Don't Be Bamboozled
by advertised "Cost Sales," but
fret their prices and then come to
Phelps•& Winans before you buy.
Prices always as low as the low-
est and a stock that is equal any
in the city.
i from a shed, and it is not known abso-
lutely who fired it, though the coroner
jury brought \r. a verdict charging
Walcher with the killing. Walcher has
I not yet been apprehended. A reward
1 of $500 is offered for his arrest.
j The Tarmers in the vicinity of Crescent
I sympathize with Walcher. They say
| stone robbed him under the guise of the
law, taking two fine farms, 140 head uf
I cattle, nine horses and other property,
"rounding up the saints and | our p0int is well taken, ai
branding the sinners" in good , eDt the moncy shou
shape. The meetings will con-1 .1 . lt__ , T .„.„u
tinue tor a couple of weeks.
main in the bank. I wish there
j might be such a building at Nor-
Dr. W. H. Clutter was down i man as we projected when I was
from Oklahoma Citv, Wednesday bishop of that conference. That
appearing before the Cleveland * ' A
county board of pension exami-
ners. Speaking about smallpox
11 vT I i ;
in the territory he says that l)r. j tion to this end.
is what ought to be done. I
wish that five or six men of
means would make a contribu-
v.ww~, • j nt tu^. '
all worth double the amount of Stone's Buxton, president of the health;
! claim; and leaving Walcher absolutely
Parlor Set For Sale,
A line parlor set of five pieces—good
as Dew. Cb<-.ap, Tkanscript office.
board of Oklahoma, told him
there had been some 1500cases in
Oklahoma during the last four]
months, but only one death had j in
resulted from the disease.
Very sincerely yours,
John H. Vincent.
—Call on the White Realty Co.
IS THIS THE
There may be some dispute about that question, but there
is no disputing the statement that
H. W. STUBBEriAN,
lias the best stock of Harness, Saddles, Whips, Horse
Hlankets, Robes, and everything in that line in Southern Okla.
You will find Miles Sweeney
the grocery department of
j Phelps Winans.
He thanks his patrons for their trade in 1899, and
continuance of it iu 1900, guaranteeing.
QOOD GOODS AT L0WE5T PRICES.
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