The Southwest World (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 26, Ed. 1 Saturday, August 22, 1903 Page: 2 of 8
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l)o You Want Them?
The merchant who desires to
reach the farmer and extend to
him an invitation to trade with
him, will find an excellent helper
through the columns of the
Southwest World. The greater
portion of our circulation is con-
fined to Logan county. This
paper has helped others, and it
can help you. Is not the farmers'
trade worth going after ?
Under the new contract enter-
ed into between the state of Kan-
sas and the territory of Oklaho-
ma, whereby the former main-
tains the latter's convicts at the
state penitentiary at Lansing,
all Oklahoma prisoners, found by
Kansas authorities to be insane,
must be returned to that county
in Oklahoma from which they
were sentenced. This throws
the maintenance of all such con-
victs on Oklahoma. They are
returned to this territory and then
under due process placed in the
asylum at Norman.
Therefore, today Governor
Ferguson after being apprised by
the Lansing prison physician
that the following convicts are
insane, ordered all of them re
turned to the territory for fur
Frank Ellis, a policeman who
murdered Farris Clayton here
two years ago, and sentenced to
life imprisonment, comes back to
Mary Conrey, a blind woman
sentenced for life from Lincoln
county on the charge of aiding
her daughter, Lydia Ilowland
in the murder of the latter's in
fant child in a hotel at Stroud
The Ilowland woman's case
now pending on an appeal to the
Oklahoma supreme court.
Conrad Mass, who murdered
his wife on a claim near Bridge
port, in Blaine county and sent-
enced to life, is returned to Wat-
Enoch H. Armstrng is return-
ed to Guthrie, John Sparks to
151 Reno; John Burton to Alva,
and William Edwards to Lawton,
all life prisoners.
Kiowa county's second crop
season promises to end in a way
that will destroy all cavil as to
the future, of this as an agricul
tural county. Notwithstanding
a six weeks' drouth the remarka-
ble fertility and moisture-retain-
ing power of the soil is evinced
by the excellent condition of
vegetation over this county. Corn
that was planted early is well
matured and heavily eared, the
yield for it being figured from
thirty to sixty bushels an acre on
second breaking. Sod corn in
some parts will go from twenty
to thirty bushels an acre. Kaffir
corn and cane in some parts will
make an especially fine yield.
They are both drough-defying
plants and hence are proving a
staple crop in this country. No
matter how dry the season, they
are never failures. More than
an average yield of cotton is as-
sured, even though the early
part of the season was anything
but conductive to the germina-
tion and development of the
plant. It will be harvested as
early as usual, and the increased
acreage will mean large profits
for the cotton planters. As to
wheat and oats, little that is
<u<;finite regarding them can be
said, although the farmers ap-
pear to feel that the crop will be
big. Most of these grains have
been stacked, the producers hold-
ing them for expected higher
prices. So far the yields have
been twenty to forty bushels un
acre for wheat and from forty to
sixty-five bushels of oats.
George Miller, against whom
charges were dismissed of ship-
ping cattle over the iederal
quarantine line without proper
inspection, has instituted action
in the courts and with Secretary
Wilson, of the department of
agriculture, against Colonel Al-
bert Dean, Southwestern agent at
Kansas City, Mo., for the bureau
of animal industry, who is alleg-
ed to have ordered the charges
fiiled against George, Zach and
Joseph Miller, owners of the
"101" ranch in the Ponca reser-
vation, Oklahoma. Leslie J.
Allen, federal cattle inspector
for Oklahoma, is named as co-de-
fendant. George Miller claims
persecution at the hands of Col
Dean in that he was absent from
the ranch when the alleged cat
tie were shipped. At the prelim
inary hearing the charge against
him was dismissed, but his bro
thers were held to the federal
grand jury under bond. He asks
♦10,000 personal damages.
L. L. Patten has gathered his
crop of corn. It averaged about
eighty bushels to the acre, but
he only had in two lots.
Teachers' examination will
take place on the 25th, 26th, and
27th of this month.
In this issue of the World will
be found a new advertisement for
the Capital City Business College
the best institution of the kind in
Prof. Frank E. Buck was out of
town a few days the past week.
Crescent City is making exten
sive preparations for a big blow
out on Friday and Saturday of
this week. Crescent City is in
habited by a class ot people who
will make visitors enjoy them
selves. The Denver & Enid has
made a one fare tor the round
trip. Guthrie people should go
over and get acquainted with our
neighbors on the west.
The Odd Fellows will begin
their three-story building as soon
as they determine upon which
site they will use. They have
two fine building plats of ground
but are not fully satisfied as to
which one they will nse. It is
safe to say that the building will
be one of the finest in this terri-
The World office is now pre-
pared to print envelopes with a
railroad map of Guthrie thereon
We have had a new up-to-date
cut made for this purpose. Call
around and get prices and ex
amine our work.
A. V. McWethy is finishing up
the second story of his residence
on West Logan. He has one of
the prettiest houses in that por
tion of Guthrie.
The old wooden walks at Ban
ner school are being taken up
Substantial walks will be put
A woman's face is her fortune
and her hair her misfortune.
It is stated that the Denver,
Enid & Gulf will build a depot
for their own use. They are
now using the Santa Fe's. It
will be placed west of the Cotton-
Miss Mary Marolf, handsome
neice of our friend W. M. Dodd,
paid her respects to the World
office last Saturday.
Clayton A'.sdorf, the man who
cuts clothes has had a substantial
foundation put under his West
Noble avenue property.
Harry Thurston had a few new
sningles put on the roof of his
house on the corner of Cleveland
and First. Harry has caught
the boom spirit with a vengeance.
Ralph Lewis has returned after
a four years' absence in the Phili-
ppines. Ralph has banished his
Sleuth ideas and become a priut-
Brooks' theatre will open its
season on the 31st of this month
A good attraction has been secur
ed for the opening date.
First Published in the Southwest
World August 8th, 1903,
In the district court of Logan couuty
j. F. Hadi.ev Plaintiff. \
Tiuik Smith, > No 4197.
The said defendant is hereby notified
that the plaintiff above named, on
July 25th, 1903, filed his petition in th
District Court of Logan County, Ok
lahoma Territory, praying judgment
against defendant for the sum of
Twenty-two hundred dollars [2,200.00J
with interest on two thousand dollar
(2,000.00) thereof at the rate of 1 per
cent per month from July 28th, 1902.
and for costs of suit, upou two certain
promissory notes executed by the de
fendant to the Bi-Metallic Bank, of
Cripple Creek, Colorado, for the sum
of one thousand dollars, ($1,000.00)
each, and each of said notes providing
for an attorneys fees in case of suit
and said action being brought to re
cover the face of said notes with the
interest thereon and $200.00 addition
al as attorneys fees, which said notes
were thereafter assigned and trans-
ferred to J. F. Hadley, the plaintiff
above-named, who is the owner and
holder thereof. In said action, plain
tiff caused a writ of attachment to is
sue out of said court, which attach
ment was levied upon the following
described real property, situated in
Logan county, Oklahoma Territory
as the property of defendant, to-wit
An undivided one-half interest in lot
eight, (8) and the west seventy-five
feet of lot seven, (7) and that part of
lots five, (S) and six (6) described as
follows: Commencing at a point fifty
feet east of the northwest corner of lot
five (5) in block fifty-nine (59) in that
part of the city of Guthrie known as
Guthrie Proper, thence south fifty feet,
thence east twenty-five feet, thence
north fifty feet, thence west twenty-
five feet to the place of beginning;
also an undivided one-half interest
and to the east twenty-five feet of lots
five (5), six (6) and seven (7;) all the
said property being in block fifty-
nine (59) in that part of the city of
Guthrie known as Guthrie Proper, in
said county and territory. And Said
defendant is hereby notified that she
has been sued in said action for the
sum of money above stated and that
she must answer the petition filed as
aforesaid by plaintiff on or before the
21st day of September, A, D. 1903,
said petition will be taken as true and
judgment rendered against defendant
for the said sum of twenty-two hun-
dred dollars ($2,200,00) with interest
on two thousand dollars thereof at the
rate of one per cent per month from
the 28th day of July, 1902, and for
costs of suit and also sustaining said
attachment upon said property and
ordering and directing that said prop-
erty be sold under the order of the
court and the proceeds applied in sat-
isfaction of said judgment, interest,
attorneys fees and costs.
SEAL. Cotterai, & Hornok,
Attorneys for Plaintiff.
T A. Neal, Clerk.
By Wm. R. Bknham,
C. E. Swan has about perfected
arrangements for the erection of
a large brick building on West
First published in Southwest World,
August 8, 1903.
Territory of Oklahoma,
County of Logan, ss
In Probate Court.
Notice is hereby given that on the
31st day of July, A. D., 1903, John M.
Barnthouse tiled in the Probate Court
of the county of Logan and territory
of Oklahoma, a petition praying for
Letters of Administration to bo issued
to John M. Barnthouse upon the es
tate of Sylvester Lattin, deceased, laie
of the county of Logan and territory
And pursuant to an order of said
Probate Co«rt, Saturday, the 29th day
of August A- D., 1903, at the hour of
o'clock a. m., of said day, that being
day of the regular August term, A.
I)., J903, of said Probate Court, has
been appointed as the time for hearing
said application, when and where any
person interested may contest said
petition by filing written opposition
thereto on the ground of incompetency
of the applicant, or may assert his own
righ's to the administration and pray
that Letters be issued to himself.
Witness C. W. Goodrich, judge of
the Probate Court of the County of
Logan, O, T„ and the seal of the
Court affixed, the 31st day of Juiy, A.
C. W, ooojinich,
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