The Southwest World (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 41, Ed. 1 Saturday, December 8, 1900 Page: 4 of 8
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The South wet World
f d Eterj Saturday at 121 North First Strwt
OKLAHOMA PRINTING CO.
H. A. BOOTH, Editor.
Entered at the post office at (iuthrie*. Okla.
second class mail matter, March 12. l'tni.
PRICE PER YEAR 50c
Advertising rates made known at the oH'ue.
SATURDAY, DKC. s, 1<HK).
The Oklahomau places our co
ored population at 2,400. What
Who will now assume Win-
field S. Smith's placfe on the city
Guthrie's population of 12,800
looks like a mountain l>y the side
of Oklahoma City's 9,076.
The World can truthfully say-
that Guthrie contains no"wobly'
business men. Fvery one of
them is on a solid fuiancia
foundation and are doing a large
business. This is what makes
Guthrie the best city* in Okla
If Oklahoma and Indian Terri-
tories ever expect to rid them-
selves of distasteful legislation
and foreign officeholders they
will have to get a hustle on them-
selves. Statehood will solve the
problem in a satisfactory man-
ner and in quick time. Embrace
the opportunities that will be
offered at South McAlester.
It was a ridiculous sight to
watch our lire fighters last Satur-
day at the little fire that took
place at the Santa Fe water tank.
Water was not thrown over
twenty feet. In fact, there was
not enough power behind the
water to drown a good sized
mosquito. What would be the
result should a fire break out in
the business portion of Guthrie ?
Water could not be thrown on
top of any business house in the
The president's message is an
able document. He treats all
subjects in the proper spirit.
His foreign policy is to be com-
mended by the American people,
for every utterance made bv
President McKinley along this
line is thoroughly American, and
reminds us all that no mistake
was made at the late election.
His recommendations on the
"trust evil" are equally as able
as his other utterances on differ-
ent subjects. The document
should be read by the American
people with a great deal of satis-
Over in Blaine county, the
banner Republican county in
Oklahoma, James Thompson, a
colored man, was nominated on
the Republican ticket. Sequel:
"He was defeated." Gratitude!
gratitude! oh, gratitude, where
art thou?—Perry Sentinel. How
about Logan county, Lon?
Didn't the Republicans turn down
their colored brethren to a queen's
taste, and two years from now
these same Republicans will be
howling for unity among the
colored voters. Yes, gratitude is
all right if it goes one way.
The World is pleased that so
much interest is being taken in
the coming single statehood con-
vention that will assemble at
South McAlester, barring child-
like objections by the Capital of
that city. Much good can be ac-
complished at that meeting if
proper precaution is taken to
keep in the back-ground the
two-by-four political nincom-
poops that are certain to be there.
Business, not politics, should be
the watchword at tbat meeting. I
The World does not know what
the result of that meeting will
be, but it is to be hoped that the
convention will act so wisely that
congress will not dare to over-
look the action of that body.
Statehood is what we desire, and
the only practical statehood
would be that of the "single"
variety. What a magnlicent
state could be carved out of the
two territories. In point of pop-
ulation, size, diversity of soil,
climate and crops, and the in-
telligence and enterprise of their
people, no state in the west
would compare. The World is
for single statehood from start to
YES, A MISFIT.
The Southwest World is now
making a tight againt Greer's
getting his graft in a territorial
school book steal. But the South-
west World is rather inconsistant
inasmuch as it helped in the
election of a pair of commission-
ers who, it believed, were nomi-
nated at the instigation of the
machine manipulators, and men,
who it is said, will vote for any
and every measure that will help
Greer in his county printing
steals. If the World had wanted
to do a square thing by the tax-
payers of Logan county, it would
have opposed the election of
Cooper and Jackson. The World
is a misfit -politically speaking.
Yes, Mr. Coyle Clipper, we
plead guilty to fighting the school
book steal. That is a hobby of
the World—to tight anything
that has for its object the rob-
bing of Oklahoma taxpayers.
That the school book legislation
looked forward to by Mr. Greer
is a steal there can be no doubt,
and it should be the desire of
everybody to see that no more
jugglery be allowed with Okla-
homa's treasury. While the
World did use its influence tor
the election of the two county
commissioners that seems ob-
jectionable to our worthy but
misguided brother in the hamlet
of Coyle, it was no mistake but
one among the best things that
transpired at the late election.
Mr. Cooper has made a good of-
ficer and as such should be re-
tained on the board. As to the
other misfit, we again plead
guilty. The World neither
wears the garb of Republicism,
Democracy or Populistism. Life
is too short and too uncertain to
tie up the vagaries taught by
either of these parties. We go
free and unfettered, and how
much better it would be for
Coyle and her people if the Clip-
per could be induced to leave the
:amp of the great unwashed and
take a thorough cleansing.
and the report of hiV marriage
is simply a case of hash—that is.
a Kitchen mystery there is room
that he met something op his
trip to adore. Purcell Register.
...GUTHRIE BUSINESS MEN'S DIRECTORY...
Rumors are rite of a new rail-
road passing through our city.
It is rumored that the Kansas
City, Ft. Scott & Memphis will
build an extension of their line
from Miami by way of Tahlequah
and this place to Oklahoma Citv.
. [. Houghton
Guthrie, Coyle. Seward.
WALL PA ER BARGAIN
I have just received a large
shipment of WALL PAPER
which 1 am offering
At 50c on the Dollar.
Call and see my Samples. Remember
you get the best value for your money
in Drugs, Stationery, Faints, Oils or
anything in the Drug line of any place
The Corner Drug Store.
J. N. WALLACE, Prop.
Mr. Burbank, an artist in the
employ of the government, is at
Sac and Fox agency and is en-
gaged in painting the portraits
of some of the prominent mem-
bers of the Sac and Fox tribe.
He has also completed a portrait
ol Chief Keokuk aud will paint a
profile of him also. Keokuk is
said to be a fine subject for the
painter; his dignity and gravity
are impressive and his posing is
to be compared to a statute, sol
perfectly still is he whiih the
artist works. Mr. Burbank will |
probably do other portrait work
while in the territory. It is un-
derstood that the paintings are
for the Smithsonian Institute.
Sale of the
in en t. Old
Her Celestial Credentials. S. Second St.
"Put it down thar," said the j
old man to the obituary writer,
As Good As Money.
Cut out this advertise-
ment and take it to Arman-
trout Bros., artistic photo-
graphers, 118 East Okla-
homa avenue, (over Burke's
grocery) and they will al-
low you 20 per cent discount
on all work ordered before
December 16. Everything
in photography, quality of
work and prices just right-
Conductor Kitchen came down
Monday afternoon and reported
that Clerk House was married
at Wichita. Kithchen and House,
as a general thing, being quite
closely connected, no one ques-
tioned the statements, but when
House got back Tuesday after-
noon he pleaded not guilty to the
charge of taking on an addition,
ind said that Kitchen would shed
some more light on the subject
by putting up another story on
his next trip, or he would tear off
a shingle and floor him. While
we believe House is still single
THE CAPITOL NA-
TIONAL BANK OF
ON BALANCES AND
"that she was 42 and likely for
"That she wuz never known to
speak a cross word, bein' deaf
and dumb from childhood."
"That she is now at rest on!
Abraham's bosom—But hold on!
Ain't that where Lazerus is?"
"I think so."
He paused a moment as if in
deep thought. Then he said:
"No matter! Put it down that I
she's thar too, for ef ever Laz-I
erus sees her comin' he'll vacate
and hunt another restin' place.
Sides that, he's been thar too
long anyhow." Atlanta Consti-
Monday afternoon as J. H.
Lippencott and James Vande-
venter were returning from A. J.
Hartentower's in a cart, Mr.
Lippencott was driving and he
struck the horse which made it
jump and jerk the cart throwing
him to the ground. Mr. Lippen-
cott was badly hurt, getting two
of his ribs broken and his spine
injured. /Vhen he fell he had
the lines in his hands. As Mr.
Vandeventer was left in the cart
without any means of control-
ling the horse he was compelled
to jump. In doing so he fell and
hurt one of his hands and
knocked several of his teeth loose.
324 W. Okla.
WM K'NNARO. Prop.
207 S. 2nd St.
I"ull line of New
and Second Hand
aud sold. Full line
of House Paints.
All kinds of Tin
Work doneat reas-
715 W. Noble
If you wish first-
class Laundry go
('.lias. Pond, Prop
123 East Harrison-
call at J. M.
New & Second
323 W. Okla.
Can sell cheaper
than ary other
store in Guthrie
See A. G.
5 6c \0?
202 K. Okla.
New and 2d
for Stove Re-
Cor. Okla. Ave. &
Noble A ve.
E. E. TALLMAN,
Bought, Sold and
Full line of Flour
aud Feed. Goods
delivered to any
part of the city. We
solicit and apprec-
iate your trade.
215-25 H. Division
Farm and City
Property for Sale.
aud Taxes Paid
Go to the
olate Bon Bons
and large as-
Cor. Broad & Okla.
WM. KITZitAllPT, Prop.
The place to trade
Sidney W. Schmidt Prop
Retail Dealer in
Staple aud Fancy
Given Hotel aud
Highest Prices for
Bau er & Co.
We buy for cash
and can give our
customera the ben
efit of the middle-
the red front,
Cor. Division and
AreYou in a Hurry
to get that Printing of
yours. You can have it
when promised and at
the same time done in the
best metropolitan way at
THE WORLD, 121 North First St.
$250,000 to the planters already
this year with more to hear from.
A French physician has pro-
nounced Count Castellaue's mania
for spending money as "coenaes-
thesis." The Glencoe Mirror
j says the Goulds by buying' Boni
I a country newspaper can cure
j him, for the first time his patent
came C. O. 1). he would wake
up sound and well.
Buy good shoes, buy them
j cheap, at the closing out sale of
\ the Hetsch Shoe stock.
might have been a terrible acci-
dent was averted by the presence
of mind of those present at the
The Frisco railraod has carried
out of Chandler so far this sea-
son, 5,800 bales of cotton. These
bales averaged 500 lbs. each
which makes 2,900,000 pounds of
cotton which they have hauled
away and still the cotton yards
are crowded and hundreds of
bales are yet unpicked. At the
prices which cotton growdts have
received for their cotton this
year which will certainly aver-
age 8c, you will see that our cot-
ton buyers have paid out fully
Wednesday night at the M. E.
parsonage a lamp exploded
while iu the ha.uls of Mrs.
Fletcher, throwing burning oil
over her and a little girl and boy
| who were near. Prompt action
on the part of those present ex-
tinguished the flames before any
great damage was done. Mrs.
Fletcher was badly burned on the
arms and hands aud the children
were slightly burned on the
hands. The cause of the ex-
plosion is not known and what
W. Couch, an employe of the
Choctaw road was run over Sat-
urday afternoon by the Tecum-
seh dummy engine, both leg;
were badly crushed making am-
putation necessary. Mr. Couch
was under a car making some
repairs when the engine bumped
against the car he was under.
He was sent to the railroad hospi-
tal at South McAlester, where
he died Tuesday. Deceased left
a wife and live children.—Shaw-
Over in Woods county a man
named Rector was sentenced to
a term of three years in the peni-
tentiary, but when he had served
two years of his time his lawyers
got him a new trial. The other
day he was retried for the same
offense, found guilty, and the
judge gave him another sentence
ot five years. Rector now wants
to kill his lawyers. Kansas City
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Booth, H. A. The Southwest World (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 41, Ed. 1 Saturday, December 8, 1900, newspaper, December 8, 1900; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc88882/m1/4/: accessed October 17, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.