The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 305, Ed. 1, Friday, November 24, 1893 Page: 3 of 4
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TO THE FRONT
WV offer the public an opening day Dec. 4 that Gutli
it 's enterprising1 merchants have never before done and the
iity of 'in- great opening we give every lady young or old
a stn.vmir ir"- also a treat in way of a holiday goods never
before offered you in "this our new country" We will feel
that we have done justice to you and pride to ourselves to see
''. s' i !fd to its utmost capacity on thi day and we
.1 .. Hhno . nig our goods and prces for future
r f- i' " -n making yuor purchases for Xmas presents. We
-1 ! "f ; ''- ' rried ir our line hoping to
to s e on 1. out Monday. Dec. 4 we have decided to sell
this lav 'he same as nther days.
ie Racket Store.
A GAS FRANCHISE.
HE CITY COUNCIL TAKES AC-
TION ON A QAS PLANT.
WAR BETWEEN LYKDS A11D TAYLOR.
t lint a ti'lrpHoiit
' hall at once.
LIGHTS AND SHADOWS.
Fruitful Srimlon nf thf Oil' Sloi' Tide
plioimto Ii8 I'lnei'd In tho City Hull.
A Number uf OnUiiHiiro IMhM'iI.
tlrcuiiillon Ttlx Tlut llrll
lOPOSE TO SUCK THE
OLwOD OUT OF THE
rruci)pllii In tlie (Jiirln-Ilwlni; M nu-
dum i Cmo Mi'tljitl niul tti lie-
(miliums Mill II11I1I tint Otllce
IliiotiR mill urn ut Liberty
That a Ill-publican knows not when
lie bus enough whun in public otl'ice is
110 bettor exemplified than in the case
of c.-Ho;?ents Quoin anil Hiving of the
Stillwater ugri ultural college. The
inscription "till death ilo us part"
ivas umtoitbte.Uy tacked to the oatli
of olll o iv liu n these gentlemen took
hold und tliey may thank their stars
that two brilliant and versatile attor-
ney t handled thoir eases.
Tiik Ll-Alirit's readers are familiar
with the mandamus proceedings
against Quoin and Hiving to cause
them to deliver the books of their re-
spective offices to their successors and
tins subsequent legal lights made by
Last week Judge Scott granted a
peremptory writ ordering the defend-
unit to dispossess themselves of the
l!ut tho gciitlemeii didn't "man-
damus" worth a cent. Consequently
bunch warrants were issued for their
bodies In the meantime Attorneys
Cunningham and Over.streel got ac-
tion on themselves and appeared be-
fore Judge Dale with applications to
modify the proceedings of Judge
Scott's court. Judge Dale granted the
application and his a -tion was cou.
eurrcd in by Judge llurford There
the matter stands
The defendants still hold the books.
Hut something will drop and that
loo within u f.-w days.
A truve ing man Is authority fur this:
'During an outing not long since I ex-
tracted the tollowing pasted over the
delivery window of ti Texas postotllcv:
'When you hum for your male have
pashuns. Know shooting around the
Post Olllce dureu busneis Ours by or-
der of the post 111 is'.er his sino and bcal
Chickens but on k.muni siou "
"The Hoard of Trade is on the right
truck" re marked a merchant yester-
day " Wu Mioiild have a museum by
all means. It would tend to advertise
the territory in fuot be a top of cql-
unui next to live matter ad. Let 'ur
boom." S say we all of us.
"I liayo just come in from a visit to
a number of now towns along the
Santa Ke" lvinurked 1. H Qbcrly of
Arkiinsas City yesterday. '"Twas
my Ural trip in the strip and to say
1 was surprised but faintly expresses
it Why they have gotten so faralqng
at l'onun that street lamps are used.
That's what I tall progress. Then
coming down to Perry and only dQ
days old. f Mime of those eastern
people should visit those new towns
after learning their hlstorj thoy
would drop dead with umuzement.
"I lionrd a good eon man story the
other day" rtMiiarkod a loquacious
drummer in ft t rowd of story tellers at
tho Koyul last night. After some pre-
liminary nourishes tho story told by
the man of tho grip was substantially
' Isn't this my old friend Gabriel
Comstock of Franklin Furnace?" said
the smiling young man approaching
the stranger and extending his hand.
"Xo sir" replied the stranger "my
manic is Thomas Kusley and I am from
"I beg your pardon." rejoined the
other politely "but the resemblance
is so extraordinary that I thought I
could not be mistaken."
"That's all right. There's no harm
done" said the stranger passing on.
A few minutes Inter he ivas ac-
costed by another smiling young man
who met him at a street corner and
stopped In groat apparent astonish-
ment. "Why how are you Tom? Moss
me who would have thought of seeing
"tluess you're mistaken young fel
"Mistaken?" Not much. I'd know
you a mile oft". You aro Thomas Las-
ley of Whcelsburg. I'setl to call you
Tom when we were boys togcth "
"No vou didn't. My name isn't
Kasley and I don't know where
"You're not Tom Kasley'.'"
"No sir. "I never lteard of Tom
Kasley. My iname is Absalom ltinc-
hurdt and 1 live in Uiocnup."
Tne Mulling young man withdrew in
"Must have got switched off on some
other fellow" ho muttered as he
turned another corner. "Hut it's all
right. Mr. Hlnchart will do just as
Meantime the stranger pursued his
way leisurely norm me street ami
Ave minutes later ho was confronted
by a third young man with un engag-
"Hello! Why this is my old friend
Absalom Klnehardt. II jw are you
Ab? How are things in Greenup?"
"I don't know you sir. My namo is
not Absalom Rinehart and I don t
Lnm anything about Greenup. Never
heard of it in my life."
"Sny who aro you anyhow?"
The strnnger handed him his card.
It bore the following inscription:
KEV. HEXTHAYEK j
HKFOIOIKn CONFIDENCK MAN. :
Tho litr council met In regular ses
bIoii Inst night with till members pres-
ent. Mayor McElHlnney presided.
The committee on u sewerage ys
tein had no repori to 'mulcts but re-
ported progress in various wnys. This
is a happy augery and shows thnt the
special committee is woMting in the
city's interest with a vim.
TIIK CITY HAM. MATTKH.
The committee on city hall lots was
not ready to report und scouted the
Idea of purchasing back tho lots soul
by the townslto board.
T ii' luhna committee reported thnt
no tlanuges were duo landlord Smith j church business.
of tho LngHsli Kitchen by reason of
his property being damaged by water.
An Investigation showed that the facts
did not sustain Mr Smith's assertions.
Mr. Smith appeared and then ashed
for spcclllc damages in tho Bum of
8323. The matter was referred to a
lliipimilMK" of it Day
imv ith. rwiMntr.
And mit tht fond Slid lotliuf wife
l thinking du)- bi iU
Oft lii minn gift (or her 1 lege lord
I'm which lit II lmio to pa).
John S. SUH well of Oloan X Y. is
in the city looking for realty investments.
l.oeftl real osUito men tiro receiving
niRiiv inettilries rernrttlnir local rent
' estate these days.
l'ond Creek now has a full fledged
bank open ready for business.
I Two cotton gins at Unld aro kept
I jusv night and day.
j At raw nee tho Kivell weddings take
place in u restaurant.
Enid has two dsll.i and six weekly
I Mrs .Joel Smith is reported danger-
A irootl tnnn in tho right plnco is A.
C OlThnusi'n who 's doing u gtnurnl
collecting business In Outhrlo. All Ac-
counts given liiiu will be collet ti'd if
possible. Otllco Willi S. D. Decker over
Guthru National Hank. 303 tin
Hoy. Mcl'lieeters and family will oc-
cupy the Todd properly on Washing
Synodlcnl Missionary" Iiot W. It.
King and Itev. W. T. King of this city
nre iirciuirtnir to lour tno sirip on
Keep vour eyes on tho Welcome gro-
cery. ' 3o: ts
Mrs. Ilynn's school gets the hnlf
holiday this week for tho least num-
ber of tardy pupils.
Frank Stevens l." neon appointed
postmaster at Wacoians in the strip.
Lieutenant Nichols of the Seventh
Several streets were ordered graded infantry litis boon appointed agent at
and exposed water pipes wore ordered ! tho Kiowa agency to ro'ievo Captiiin
. t i . . . ti .... e. lb-own He has boon dirocUd to sub-
lo bo covered to protect them from lt tj Uio llIl(.rilr l1lipnr1IieMl ro.
ravages of frost.
An ordinance affecting city funds
THAT Villi: 11KI.I.
The fire department committee ro-
ported receiving swinging harness. It
was ordered that the lire bell bo rung
immediately upon notilication of a
Street Commissioner Montgomery's
report was road and filed. The city
attorney was appointed to defend Mr.
Montgomery in u suit for SI 310 dam-
ages against him for alleged improper
An ordinance reorganizing the funds
of tho citv. with tho object in view
tending to place warrants at par was i
passed. There is some douot existing
whether the passage of this measure
will gain the ends desirotl. j
COr.NCII.linJf AT Ot'TK.
In regard to the ringing of the fire
bell a heated discussion ensued be
tween Council men Taylor and Lynds.
The latter gentleman held that
bell was not rung promptly upon the
receipt of the news of a lire while
Taylor stoutly maintained! that the
bell was "pulled the tirst thing." it
was moved and passed that the bell be
An ordinance was presented read-
port of the attitude of tho Klowns and
Comanchos on tho agreement in nil u
with the Cherokee commission for tho
sale of their reservations.
Harry Colton was down from l'orry
! Mayor Hrogan of l'orrv visi tod tho
Two hunting parties loft the city
Tills Is overcoat weather with a vim.
Mr. A. C. Oit'hausoti
son ul attention to all
him for collection.
gives his per-
:io3 im .
KnUer don't you wnnt to buy that
beautiful marts at aucUon 3 o'clock
S.iturjlay on Harrison and First 305 13
Tho W flconie grocery is gottlng up
a surprise for you. Call and see whut
it is. :m: f.'
George Taylor and Mr. Tipton rep-
resentatives to the grand .lodge 1. ')
O. F. at Kinglishor returned yester-
day. Thoy report a pleasant sestdju.
John Colonic was presented a
fine knife yesterday by a Mct'uan
but an iuKting of
fall heir to. If he
were to fall into a sewer lie would
come out witli a bouquet in iiis hand.
Dr. Slocum 11. L. Strough and A.
C Hotter returned from Kingfisher
yesterday where thoy attended the
Odd Fellows' meeting. v
The many friends of Mr. William
Hllncoe rejoice that he has recovoied
the i llrmcoss- inis is
ivnai iioioino win
We have inaugurated the most sensational sai of Men's Boys
and Children's Suits and Overcoats ever before attempted in this
territory. It will doubly repay you to investigate. No old auctior
sti.it no odds and ends but bright new fresh fall and winter mer-
chandise for wear fit and workmanship can only be equaled in the
largest cities in the country.
Sensational Prices no Men's Suits.
Sensational Prices on Men's Overcoats.
Sensational Prices on Men's Underwear.
Sensational Prices on Hats and Neckwear.
Sensational Prices on Furnishing Goods.
Sensational Prices on Boys' Suits.
In tact we are out tor a sensation on prices. Uood honest
ready-to-wear clothing never was and perhaps never will be sold a
the prices we have made for this great sensational sale. We have
not ihe space to quote prices. Come and see us. Get reliable
roods for less money than vou would oav for inferior stuff else
where. Attend this sale it will save you money.
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JllUUK Ulliuilllia lui uuv inuupi; . inn . i i . i .
"" h . nllll lu niip tiwiri. .ilIi tn tin nut
ordinance was passed anil pmys noo
A HANDSOME PRIZE.
Urt K. II. Nl Capture tl(e Clmmlitr
Ut the Ji"''"1' Stor.
The number drawing the handsome
chamber sut at Mrs. Kamey e no-olty
store on Oklahoma avenue was 124 It
was held by Mrs. Ii 1). Nix and that
lady captures tho priz;. '1 ho set is an
elaborate affair and wouU prove an
ornament to any home. Mrs. Nix is
to be congratulated on her good fortune-
The nqyelty store is enjoying a
brisk natrouago at present; now goods
aro coming in every day and they arc
being dispohotl Qf at olilay P"-'08-Santa
Clans will Und a fund of Xmas
presents at Mrs. Harney's headquar-
Hotel Occidental for rent. It is
newly furnished throughout Reason
for rentine. other business to sec after.
Call on It. J. Long hotel olticc
0U8T1QN IN WALL PAPE
Now is the time to paper your homes. In order to
make room fc our large spring stock of Wall Paper
which will begin to arrive in about thirty days we will
sell for the next thirty days wall paper and paints at prices
that will surprise you. We have the largest stock in the
city to select from and we can sure suit you both in
prices and paper if you will look at our stock.
We have just received a full line of Colgate & Co.'s
FINE PERFUMES AND TOILET SOAPS
which we would be pleased to show you. We are head-
lioal Books and School Sapplies Drags Chemicals
AND PATENT MHDIOINELS.
Wallace & Muller Pharmacists.
ALWAYS QLAD TO SHW
with a number of branches of business.
Billiard tables were caused to stand
up and respond to a tax of SI a month
each; fire insurance companies were
assessed 31 per mouth while circuses
and menageries not including tho ''
honorable council wore assessed 8"0
A number of businesses were atVected
by the now assessments. The ordi-
nance was adopted unanimously.
The petition recommending the lay-
ing of sidewalks on certain avenues
was lost by tho clerk which prompted
an explanation from Councilman Kay-
lor. A nevi petition will be drawn iiip.
An ordinance outlining the plan by
which certain taxes are to be paid and
when paid was presented and adopted.
An ordinance fixing occupation
taxes and ordering that they bo col-
lected monthly in advance was
TIIK OAS r(.AST SVUJKCT
Tho committee appointed to Investi-
gate tho Clark gas concern of Chicago
reported that an ordinance had been
drawn up. Tho omtnitteo was heart-
ily in favor of granting the company
a frauchlse with tho proviso that the t
company deposit a check for S250 for
the faithful performance of its con '
tract tno concern was gi7en ono
year to begin work on a plant with
six months to complete It Tio report
was adopted. Attornoy Gcorgo Green !
represented tho gas company.
An ordinance ordering sidewalks on
Oak street was adopted.
HI.AI'Pr.I) Ills FAf'K.
An Intensely exciting scauc occurred
when the ordinance regulating tho
building of brielc chimneys and Hues
was presented. To all appearau os
bad blood oxists between Cou.icilmon
Taylor and Lynds. During tho voting
Taylor stated that Mr. Lynds was not
treating tho lire department properly.
"You're mistaken' cried Mr Lynds.
"Well it's so" rejoined Mr. Tuylor
"Ha! ha!" Mr. Lynds laughed.
"Don't laugh at mo" excitedly cried i
Taylor and with that ho jumped over
a chair and made for Lynds.
"Whack" und Taylor's right duke
landed on Councilman Lynd's fa -c.
llefiro Mr. Lynds had an opportu-
nity to turn tho other cheek Council-
man Wilbur interfered and separated
tho mon. Tho electric lights were
not pufilug ami the lamps dickered. A
hush fell heavily to the lloor and for
a second the room wis still enough to
hear a dewdrop. Councilman Todd.
like Diogenes grabbed a lantern and
rushed Into the street to find an hon-!
District Cleric Lou I'itts posscssos
one of tho handsomest boudoir hi the
It is said that Hugh McCrcdio Ik to
soon resign from tho townsito boa.'d
and be succeeded by I'liil Kosunbuiim
That lino mare will bo sold nt auc-
tion Saturday at a p. in. on Harrison
and Flrsi streets. :i(5 IS
Watch tho Welcomo
t-t& tj Eka ra H U W est
222 OKLAHOMA AVENUE.
The most complete line of Heating and Cook Stoves
at prices to suit all. Also carry a full line of oil heaters.
line of Shelf and Heavy Hardware. Everything
"Money makes the marc go" at Har-
rison and First Saturday at .' p. in.
I .'.OS t2
Mr. Hobort R. Hiving and Miss Lydia
iiulViiia.il were united in wedlock Wed-
nesday evening at tho homo of Mrs.
N. S. Filson on north Division street
Kev. Mcl'lieeters assisted by Dr. Dobbs
performed the ceremony; at tho con-
clusion a wedding supper was served.
The contracting parties aro well known
young people of this city.
It w 111 pay you to bid on tho tnnro
Saturday ut 2. p. tu. on auction corner.
Ladles of the Christian church will
servo oysters and lunch Friday een-
ing ut the Springer hotel. 30l t"
Don't fail to cull at Tucket's bain
this morn. tig and sec the trotting stoi k
that is to bo sold at public auction to
the highest biddor. Sale begins
promply ut 'J:30 o'clock.
i Keuuchainp and Jarvis have brought
fourteen head of standard- bred trot-
i ting stock to Guthrie and they nre
going to bo sold this morning to the
highest bidder regardless of prices at
i Tucker's barn.
Everybody is cordially invited to
call ut Tucker's barn and examine the
stock before the sale which will com-
I meuce ut 0:30 sharp tills morning.
I dust rocoivotl nt I'd Lyon's Klch-
unUon and lEobbins' plum pudding
new layer ilgs Monarch corn and
mince meat froth nuts of all kinds
salt maokrul. 3 lbs applo butter for
Williford .fc Smith aro preparing to
open a first olus bar und restaurant at
Su'J Oklahoma avenue. They camu
hoio recently ironi Missouri and wore
so impressed with tho city that thoy
docldid to locate Welcome gontle-
Sporting Goods line. Genuine Glidden Barbed Wire a specialty.
Our branch house at Perry is complete in every Department
11FT GO RIGHT ON TO
. J. TUCKER-LIVERY
Away up horses fine saddlers gentle stylish drivers riding habits fine robes new
surreys phaetons buggies drummer wagons etc. Courteous treatment. Low prices.
Come and see me and you will be pleased. 302 corner Vilas and First Guthrie Ok. Tel
Eugene Tucker Solicitor and Collector.
R. J. Tucker Prop.
Seven-room house $16
Four-room house and barn 10
Three-rom house 7
Two-room house 4
$1.00 per Pay.
LODGINO 2D AND DO
$5.00 per Week.
QOODS-NO TROUBLE. B
-' IMIIIIMI II1HMI an 111
SkW3ulHMBIMBPKHiBBi""BaK " l
Tho city bus over SS.000 worth of
W. S. Stowart is here from Atchison.
Mrs M. Leonard mid Mrs. J. Mlnue
hau of Arkaribus City visited in this
A. J. Hlackwood and (5. M. Herod of
Kansas City are in the olty.
11. II. Rulil Is down from 1'erry.
Will Hurk of Irving 111. Is in tho
Miss Sybil Greenwood of Hutchin-
son Kuh. is visiting frionds' in the
Mrs. W. I'arker who has been quite
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courtesy was in full swina-
! Mrs. A. 1 Milliliters presents to the
llntll.Knf (liiiltrti. n..d ..l.til 1 1- nn. .if
jo appeal city cases. th0 finest displays of millinery ever
Cly Attirney I'jueoast was ordered shown in tho territory. To know
.to tska an aprcal in all uitv cases do what is tho latest in fall and winter
0 mot.n of Taylor It was ordered
Y TO LOAN!
T'arms or on inside
Some choice bargains in City prop-
erty and farms. Call and see us.
S. FRAZIER Proprietor
jNewly Furnished Throughout.
FURNISHED ROOMS FOR RENT.
Lynd's Real Estate & Loan Co
NICK CLEAN REDS.
BEST MEALS IN THE CITY.
mlllneiy it will be necessary for vou
to call ut her store bbo also does
stumping of ail kinds. 333t(
Why is It
You v ill uo ami nay 3-' to fr
fur a suit Mhou ou can Ki'l
the same tltlwt better made for
S25 " S30
And a lit guurimteed or no
sale. This Is no paper blow
but facti. For tho m-xt 10da
I mil ull orders ut -" per cent
di-comit. fall und m-i my
W. M. McCOY
SOI West Oklahoma avoauo.
n nay h
ptny Ca'1 a'
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THOMPSON & BLINCOE
Lumber Sash Doors
Blinds Lath and Shingles.
We cheerfully furnish estimates on all bills. Give us a call.
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