The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 74, Ed. 1, Thursday, August 26, 1897 Page: 4 of 4
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Lounil on Sandslono
During the past two year no lefts
than ten skeletons of human beings
have been found ou and near East
Sandstone crccW each showing tbat
thoy had laid whero found for many
Years cays tlio Obeycnno Sunbeam.
Their condition made it Impossible to
determine whether they were"' the re-
mains of Indians or white folks. There
is an old dug out ud In the upper
breaks near a Bprlng and two of the
skeletons were found in a gulch a few
hundred yards west of this dug out
both In the same hole. North of this
place thcro is a rock on the top of a
high hill bearing ibo following in-
scription cut on 1U face: "To Hell
2 Mllas" nnd under this In dim let-
ters "Ftl 1 No." The rock was in
its pcBont location at the opening of
tieCheycnno country to settlement
but the date of the inscription Is a mat
tjr of conjecture.
8ntft F Ottlclal. Here.
A Santa Fa apeclal bearing ofllclaj.
of the road rolled into the city vefWJy
day and remained a short tlniQro $0
officials were- Assistant Oojjev .Joro
perlntcmleut Turner Dly' noroa80 of
intendent F. T. Dolan ff tuero nn.
of Telegraph C. J. S0 MfiB0Uri rlvor.
antHorton Supcrnal wU1 fill0W u0
J:eC. W. Cowns:r;vi business that 1'oncn
J U Shaffer.
with a vie1
graph ll"Ke ubtI U'lns; Wiped Out
Oklahoma City Times-Journal
..ounces that for two weeks past the
number of mortgago releases that have
been filed with the register of deeds of
Oklahoma county haro largely out
numbered the mortgages and saya
there is every reason to bellovo that
the mortgage Indebtedness will bo
practically wiped out with tho present
crops Tho only thing in the way is
tho danger of an epidemic of specula-
tion Hlule All Blia Had
Mrs. Laura A. Ford who lives near
Stillwater was away from homo Sat
urday night when thieves entered her
homo and carried away everything alio
had bedding beds stoves clothing
cooking utensils in fact everything
she possessed that was movable. A
Be arch warrant has been Issued and
the entire neighborhood is out look-
ing for tho miscreants who will bo
tuu -narily punished if caught.
Oktahom UIthIi Cllfornl.
II II. Hngan sent a basket of Okla-
homa peaches to N. 1. Garretson at
Wooster Ohio. Yesterday he received
"Your second basWit prize No. 1
peaches wero duly received and were
duly appreciated advertised uuo ex-
hibited. They wore In excellent con-
dition and a surprise to every one that
uch a new couutry could have pro-
duced such fruit. Oklahoma bids fair
to rival California."
Every man having a beard should
keep it an even and natural color and
If it is not bo use Iluclclngliam's dyo
and nppo&r tidy.
First HhIo itf totton
Farmer Huffln;rtou living near
Langitin has captured rrdmluois for
Ihreo successive years for bringing to
the UulhriQ market the 11 "st bull of
cotton llutllngton kept up his record
this year. Yesterday he hauled to tl e
eity th 3 first halo of this season'. cot-
ton lie did not sell but received a 85
premium. List year a local Arm paid
11 cents for tho first balr.
Will Not Uumplr With Uie Law.
Auditor Nichols ssya that no effort
will be mado to comply with tl.o tops-
rato school law which was paused by
tho lost legislature. Tho law has been
declared void by Judge Koaton sitting
as a district judge. Ho holds that it
Is too ambiguous to bo understood and
his decision shall remain In force until
it shall be reversed by a higher court.
Uottnu 1'lcker. Wanted.
Farmers from Lincoln county Okla-
homa havo for tho last few days been
visiting all tho towns ulong tho Ran-
has border hiring negroes to pick cot-
ton. Over u thousand pickers iu addl-
tiou to thoso already on tho ground
re needed. Xbo-acxeagCvlsJMfiCj
HlK Wut.rmelou Shipment..
W. II. Morton says over 100 cars of
watermolons have beon shipped out of
Outhrla this season. Ono hundred
more cars could easily be HUM should
a market offer. Thousands of big lus-
cious melons are decaying In the
Hon. A. II. Holes member of tho
board of regents of the Territorial
normal says that they havo forty-
eight applicants for the presidency of
the normal at Alva.
The First lisptlst church of Shawnee
and tbo Liberty Methodist church of
Newklrk wero Incorporated yesterday.
Highest Honors World's Fair
MOST PERFECT MADE.
A pure Crape Creim of Tartar Powder. Free
from Ammonia Alum or any other adulterant
40 YEARS THE STANDARD
Afr streets Loans
limn nnnnn rinr I
Roport of Tcrrllorial Obtotver
Wind una Weather
Observer Widemeyer says: For the
week ending Monday August 23.
The past week has been unusually
cool for August the average tempera-
ture 73 0 being 7 degrees below tho
normal. With the exception of a few
light local showers on tho IStb no
rain has fallen. Italns of tho preced
ing week together with tho heavy
dews this week have kept all tho fale
crops in good growing condition '
from every county favorable aror 0f
tlons have continued. Cot'
principal fall crop In In fin'" . .
f . .; u Jle? McMas-
almost made. Kverywgj-
opening and picking
Farmers urn kent v ovor 'rom Woo-
b armors are keptj j SmUh
and cane plowlc
hoy and Hires' l'arker of Kingfisher
ttver slnra'ur' rle"I8 noxl woek.
vested tbndlt of Kingfisher is a new
been Ul the United States marshal's
t- Miss Jcssio Wood of Omaha will bo
tho guests of Mrs. iloraco liixon nest
Harry Oiiulor of St Louis is in the
city and dosires to buy 0O hood of
Miss Sybil .Icnuois who has bcon
visiting MIeb Orccn loft this morning
for her home In Uhnndlor.
Dr. Stocum was ovor yestorday from
Stillwater his now home. Ho says ho
is building up a largo practice.
Miss Agnes Mulball was down from
Mullhall shopping yesterday return-
ng homo on the afternoon train.
W. W. Iiolllday the new principal
of the high school is in tho city. Ills
family will arrive shortly from In-
diana. Assistant United States District At-
torney Roy Hoffman returned yester-
day from nid where ho has been on
United States court business.
Paul Hunter of Chandler is In tho
city en routo to Portland Oregon. Ho
will join his brother there and tho two
will go to tho Klondykc nest spring
with a surveying party.
Hon II B. Smith county elcrlr fronr
Woodward is in tho city to look after
an application for injunction to pre-
vent tho collection of certain taxes on
cotton in his county.
Frank Laux and Carl Havighorst
spent Tuesday night at Laagston.
The boys couldn't find their way home
after dark and enjoyed the hospitality
of Father Metier.
Assistant Superintendent Avery Tur-
ner Division Superintendent Dolan
and Superintendent Shale's of the tel-
egraph sorvice all of tho Santa Fc
were in tho city last night In Mr. Tur-
ner's private car en routo south.
Mr. 11. M. Denton of lUsckwell O.
T and daughter f.-om Wakefield O.
stopped In the city a few hours yes-
terday. The nro making an overland
trip of tho eastern part of tho terri
tory taking in the big crop sights.
Mr. Camlchcl government special
agent who took Major Poo's placo is
in the city Ho Is from Rhodo Island
and is very much Interested In the pro-
gress ot Oklahoma no goes from
here to Mangum Orcer county. Porry
CITY IN UK IK P.
wss filled with farmers yes-
Tho thermometer rcgislored 100
greap at 8 o'clock yesterday.
Colonel Stiles has tevcral almond
trees on hit farm cast of town.
Goorgo Johnson former Royrvl hotel
porter is buildlug a fish hatchway.
John II. SloRson of Nowton Kan
is training a string of horses at the
Examination of applicants for (lath-
rie public schools will be held at the
Central school build'ng August 36 27
Houghton & Douglass last night
ginned the flr6t balo of cotton brought
to tho city by llufllngtou tho ener
getic cotton grower.
Uuthrlo pooplo aro sending Okla-
homa peaches as largo as a No. 7 hat
to friends in tbo cast. Tho fruit Is
wrapped in tissuo papor.
Pete Sausa a Pottawatomie Indian
who was adopted by the Sac and Fox
tribe when ho was 13 years old is now
captalu of Indian police.
Judge L&wrenco yestorday bought
forjudge Ualucs tho Drake-Slcden-snlnner
nrovertv on Second street.
TIieto.n.s(dertlon was 81000.
Lost Holwoen South Second street
and llruner's blacksmith shop a ten-
dollar bill. I will give S3. 50 to tho
finder if It la returned to The Leader
otllce. A Krebs.
R. M. Dickinson an Insuranco man
who did business In Uuthrle at ono
time was jailed at Kansas City yester-
day on the charge of passing a worth-
less check for SSS.
A. O Soldani iu tho Osage country
haB harvestod 000 acres qf wheat
which averaged thirty-five bushels to
tho aero. "Sol" though a "Lo."
knows how to farm.
Tho roport that tho town ot Chand-
ler would havo to put up au additional
850000 for the Sspulpa railroad extension-
is untrue and Chandler people
are heaving sighs of relief.
Tho wheat bolt ot Oklahoma con-
tains n population ot I13.0O0. The
wheat ot this belt is worth at present
quotations ceo.nuu.oou or an average
of 5177 for every Inhabitant in the
There will be a meeting ot Santa Fo
mon ana citizens at K of r. h&ll to
morrow nignt to maue runner ar-
rangments about the fall festivities at
Topeka. Attorney Asp of Guthrie.
will address the meeting. Arkansas
Notarial commissions were issued
yesterday by Acting Oovernor Jenkins
10 tbo following. J. S Harper Pond
Creek. Urant county; (1 A McCoinber
Woodward Jacob W. Arnold Flor-
ence. Grant county and I). W. Lewis
The Vivian DoMonto company in-
troducing tho German-American t taff
ot expert physicians delighted a large
audience at the Ilroad street tents last
night. Tba fun was fast and furious
ud the audience was enthusiastic in
and Insurance sei W M Byonion jpm of Bank
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rimplM. Wotcb' ft:
moth. ssin T'.
falling li' '
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if w n ifrtn 1 tinuior rnrei
Tl iftM tlifK irHnnt K "r & TltH
" ll t" Cmi ItrhimBUn UnctMi ' f
RED ROUGH HANDS 'W&''Wr
runner Accnmultttliif Wmltli.
The crop yields of Oklahoma aro
fullv oxeinnlified by the amount of
school land lease money received by
the commissioner slnoe July 1 The
unnual leaso money amount to SI20-
000 I u round numbers Since July 1
the sohool land commissioner has col-
lected 3)5.000 on leases thus exempli-
fying that our farmers although
loscoos havo abundant means on hand
to liquidate their indebtedness while
tho wheat orop is just bsginniug to
movo nnd tho corn nnd cotton crops aro
not yot marketable. When tho Okla-
homa whoat generally begins to movo
and tho corn nnd cotton crops aro
placed on the market the degrco of
prosperity for Oklahoma will bo bo
noticeable that it will challenge the
world in proportion to Its area.
When It Is considered that the school
lands constitute but a very small per
centago of the lands of tho territory it
is astounding to contemplate tho dol-
lars tbat will fall Into the coffers of
the farmers and find their way into all
the channels of business.
How die Merchant V Hone
An Oulahoma City merchant visited
Kansas City recently and purchased
from a store a S3 tablo castor which ho
took home and after putting a tag on
It marked SH presented It to tho
preacher whoso church his family at-
tended. Tho next day tho preacher
returned tho castor to tho merchant
and told him that ho was too poor to
display such a valuablo ornament on
his tablo and preferred If agreeable to
him he would tako tbo 3U m grocer-
ies out of h'.s storo. Tho merchant
could do nothing but acqute. Tho
merchant cannot cut off an GUI alio inn
IleHrth of llperntorn
Tbo construction of tho new tele-
graph lino from Wichita Kan to Pun
cell I T. which will give employment
to several additional operators has
developed tho fact that operators arc
scarce and hard to get. Thcro aro
none in Oklahoma out of work and
new men will have to bo brought in
from other states.
Tho following prices prevailed in
Guthrie up to 0 o'clock Wednesday
Cotton Haled .
. IK MO&dO
Wheat. (new noil
Wheat (new) hard.
Castor ilea ns
Wheat uDoiiod at M l-sc In Chlca
day and closed at WKc Septein
cmsed at WHcw-viic
cottim.H lT.43 ivork.
Luke W. Kryan government mine
Inspector of tho Indian Territory has
rondcrcd his annual report to tho sec-
retary of the Interior but it has not
yet been approved. It will bo given
out next week. Tho report is for the
72ar ending Juno 30 1807.
Will you glvo up all that health
incanB to you? If not. look out for
impure blood. Cure bolls pimples
humors and all scrofulous tendencies
by taking Hood's Sarsaparilla.
flood's Pills aro purely veetabln and
do not purge pain or gripe. All drug-
Rlts. H. L. Cohon tho popular
tailor nnd clothier is in Now
York huylng u big stock jf
iuoco coons iioirt oruor your
t'nll suit '.tlLl..y.ojLhftvo .soon his
1 1 no-
Veoder 11. Palno of tho old firm of
Uagan &. Paine will continue the
business of farm loans adding thcroto
flro and accident insurance having
purchased the Ilarnjs-Folts agoncy.
lie has taken o dices in rooms 10 and
17 Qray llros. building Division street
Seo Smith tho bill distributor.
The Agricultural College.
Tiie Ok l.i ho ma Agricultural nnc
Mechanical College at Stillwater begin
its fall term September 9; winter term
January 4 1898. By law thU College lb
placed iu direct connection w ilh the pub
lie schools of the territory receding
boys or girls well prepared In the com
mon school branches direct to lis Frculi
man class. It has an excellent prepara-
tory Department for review of these
studies for entrance to the College or for
teaching. It bus eleven instructors
good building a library of nearly 4000
volumes well equipped laboratories and
large collections oi apparatus. There
are no tuition nor incidental fees. Hoard-
ing can be had at low rates.
The College is liberally endowed by
the United States. Its work Is to teach
Ungllth Mathematics and Science as
well ns Agriculture all with special
reference to practical use in life. For
this work its facilities are not surpassed
by any College within eay rtacli of
Oklahoma )ouug men and women. It
alms to help all whom It can reach to get
a thorough and practically titcftd-dpca-tlon
at the lowest possible cost. Its course
is so arranged that those who can attend
but one year will be much helped. In
special cases students of mature years
nay be permitted to select special studies.
The work is well suited for those prepar-
ing for teaching In high schools.
For annoupcements.orspecial Informa-
tion write Pre. C. IS. Morrow Stillwater
It is painful to see how fearful some advertisers are that you will not know
bargains that are bargains after describing them. Dosen't it make you think of the
small boy who writes under his drawing "This is a horse."
You Are Your Own Judge
The crowds always tell the tale at the Big Store. We have kept Mr Fair-
field and his force of assistants busy for the last ten days. Load nfter load of
seasonable merchandise has been dumped into the Big Store. We arc nearly up
to the limit.
when we will think and WGnder where all the good things go to but our daily
growing patronage encourges us to add moie new departments. In a short time
we will have the most complete department house in the southwest. Just now we
are paying attention to our Dress Goods Department. We are ready to show
early advance styles in Woolen and Silk Fabrics fall '97. We advise the ladies
to come before the choice styles are picked over.
Is Reported by Cattle
Cattle Inspector Samuel Mothus r-
ports a number ot cases of Texas fever
.among eattlo in his district
Tho inspector says numbers of eattlo
have died from this disease lie also
Bays that in so mo sections eattlo aro
antic ted with tick.
A 1'Ir itIUi Two II on ill.
Grant Cornell a farmer of TJIuney
Ohio has n pig with two heads. The
uecond head Is directly under the other
has mouth tongue and ears but not
tho beer and no rnlt-
Dr. Hughes Is again in his office-
Call on him for best dental work.
The U. S. Gov't Reports
show Royal Baking Powder
superior to all others.
The Bubscr'itxr has a iw- nrsticl?M trees
ot the above variety (purple to lilt 'ptt
which he win transplant in place lor 11
cents per fee Aaureaa
Guthrie O. T
You can hardly decide what
pair of shoes you want when
you come to buy from us there
are so many pretty shapes in
our slock. There Is however
one shape which will suit you
best and our clerks will make
It their business to find that one
Remember every fifteenth
pair 1s glven away FREE
whether ItbTa 50c or 5.00
The Welcome Grocery.
Is- (. "
Cyclone" Big Stores
Z. C. MOORE Proprietor.
Our Stock of Summer Shoes.
The Best Value for the Money Ever Offered.
Don't miss this opportunity.
It will pay you to call.
W. L DOUGLAS
BrEtv hC- - 'plry
W. L. DouffUs
Shoes hecauto ther
sis the best.
Par iU by '
J B. FAIRFIE
The best grades ot Uoal al-
ways in stpre. The McAlester
a specialty. Prompt delivery
CaT'Offlce and yards 005 W
Harrison Phone 20
ot Mitt Ttryltpyy
109 & 111 DIVISION STREET.
Th Style. Fit and Wear
could not belmprovetlfor"
Double the Price.
W. L. Douglas $3L50 $4.00 and $50 Shoes are the
productions of skilled workmen from the best ma
tcrui posuDie to put into tnoes soia ax tnese pnecs.
We moke also 52.50 and $225 shoes for men and
5250 $2X0 and $1.75 for boys and the W. L.
Douglas $30 Police shoe very suitable for
letter-carriers policemen aad ewers xmving
much walking to do.
We are constantly adding new styles to our
already large variety aid there Is no lea-
ou cannot ta saltod so irwlst oa
isTlnic W. L. UoukUu shoes Ironi your
We use only the best Calf Raul Call
(all colors). French Patent Calf
French Enamel. V'lel Kid. ale..
graded to correspond wltn prices
of the shoes.
If dealer cannot supply you
W.L DOUGLAS BrecstcR Mm
C0K. FIRST AND OKLAHOMA
TafforTfrirs J2eanlpg and
if' 'w i . w.i'p iirrramw..iLU
McKennon Opera House
8. A. MANN Mnnagor.
The following is a partial list of
attractions tbat are booked to play In
Uuthrle during tho coming season:
Frank E. Long.
Roborta k Martin "Faust" Co.
Shnrploy's Lyceum Theater Co.
1 A Breezy Time."
Rench A: Rowers Minstrels.
Head it Wostlnnds' Players.
Mackay Opera Company.
And many others tbat will bo an-
nounced In The Leader.
Has always aimed to reach ttie
highest standard U dental prac-
tice has been a close student
all his life is well educated and
hits a "long and' rich experience.
He succeeds where others fail
1"" It is always the man whr
That comes nearest the high
mark This holds good in every
pursuit in life especially so in
When you need dental work be
sure to see
The First Dentist in Oklahoma.
Southwest cor- Oklahoma Ave. and first S
First published In the Daily Loader
August 1" 1397.
Notice for Publication.
Land office at Guthrie O. T. August
Notice is hereby Riven that the follow-
named settler has hied notice of Lis Inteii
tlon to in alio final proof In support of his
claim and that said nroof will bo made
i before register and receiver at Uuthrle
u. 1. on supiomoer m ixri. viz:
Oeurge Ogle for the w qr sec tp IT
-r3 w. -"
He names tbo ioljowintr witnesses to
prove his continuous rcsldi
islaenea uDon Lnd
CUIklVBhlUU UJ. oaiu tBUU T!T
1..14t....l- m-tA !...'. titTtn
lmviLtinn ni. saia l&na. vi;
John II. Kltlnir. Jacob' Bio Ins
Jama Allnutt. of Oreseenv City- U
and Will K. Punlap of Lima O. T.
V.'ll . A. K. .
A. N. J. Ciiooit. Hesrliter
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