The Yukon Weekly. (Yukon, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 28, Ed. 1 Friday, July 14, 1899 Page: 1 of 8
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The Yukon Weekly.
No. 28. Yukon, Canadian Counfy, Oklahoma, Friday, July 14, 1899. $1.00 per Year.
Annual School Meeting.
'I'll,, aiiiiiiitl school district meet-
ing was liehl 1 uesdity at (lie school
house. The usual program of
electing a new director, hearing the
reports of the district treasurer and
clerk, and d« termining upon the
length of the coming term and the
amount of tax to levied for school
purposes was gon* through with-
out a wrangle. Only about 25
were present, yet an unusual inter-
est was show n at the meeting. I wo
nominations were made tor school
director. Judge Hollis nominated
l>. W. Hogan, and F. B. Ellison
nominated A. IE t hastain. Mr.
Hogan was elected. A 20 mil! tax
was voted to he levied for school
purposes and the length of 1 tie
school term fixed at 8 months.
The reports of M. \ . Mulvey,
treasurer, and C. VV. .Morrison,
clertv were well received and adopt-
ed. They show the district to he
mi the high road to prosperity.
Another such year and school dis
trict No. 27 will he practically out
of del". Below we print the clerk's
Yukon, O. T„ July 11, 1*99.
To tlio patrons of School District No. 27, ( a-
nailiun County, Oklahoma i
clerk of scliool board t would respectfully
submit the following report.
\s you will remember last year we had 141
definite report and sueti material as was neces-
sary to a full report was not at hand, so we on-
ly supposed the amount of warrant indebted-
ness and acted upon that supposition. But we
fold from ttie treasurer’s book that we had ov-
erdrawn on June 30th, 1S9H.................829,911
Heed by Co. Treasurer, District taxes . .1736.90
deceived from Territorial fund 1H0.37
Return of Insurance money................206.09
lined from County school funds 220.Ha
Keel from other sources...................latl.so
Total amount received ................$2501. 40
Amount paid teachers 900.00
Fuel and incidentals 17-1.79
Total School Expenses 1163.79
Decrease in debt............. ■ 1.1*17.01
C. W. Morrison, Clerk.
In addition to the sum uni report
Mr. Morrison submitted the follow-
To the patrons of Scliool District Mo. 27 :
Your district clerk would respectfully sub-
mit the following report in addition to the an-
nual report to county superintendent.
Vs you well remember we were unable to em-
ploy a satiable principal for our school last
fall at a salary that we were Justified in paying
owing to our financial condition . A subscrip-
tion paper was circulated by myself for the pur
pose or raising the amount necessary to secure
Prof. W. X. Rice, twcYlty dollars per month ov-
er and above the sixty dollars per month oiler,
cd by the school hoard. There was subscribed
about $137.50. I collected of that amount $13(1
Paid to W. X. Rice $120. Paid to H. E. Oakes
for lock, stove repairs, Ac., IMS. Paid to I .
M. Edwards for coal $3. 40. Paid to Shields A
Doyle $2.75. Paid $1 for fitting in glass, aggre-
gating $136, all of which is respectfully submit-
C. \Y. Mohkihon, Clerk.
Mr. Mormon since his election
lust year lots taken n great deal f>f
interest in the affairs of the school
district and lias devoted consider-
able time attending to matters per- ElfC At TllC YlllvOll Mill,
tabling to (he school. He is an el-
fieient and capable director and Wt Saturday night wl.at
has the best interests of the school | would have proven a disastrous
fire was discovered in time at the
Yukon mill and promptly exting-
uished. About 11 o’cIock as Joe
Mr. (3. II. llaijuuin, whom Mr.
Hogan succeeds, has hel I the office
of director in this district for seven
consecutive years during which
time he has proven himself to he
one of the most efficient directors
that ever held the office in this tlis.
It is suprisitig- to see citizens of
a town, work •<gainst every move
toward the advancement of pub-
lic improvement. They do not
seem to realize the fact, that in
order to build up a town it is nec-
essary first of all, to give all the
encourgaement possible to any
and all legitimate enterprise*.
\Ve are sorry to say that Tulsa
has a few such men. Men who
would like if possible to shut
themselves from the outside
world entirely and live the life
Evans, who works and sleeps at
llie grain office of Shields & Doyle
was starting to the office he saw
a blazing light at the north end
of the mill engine room and
promptly made an Aguinaldo run
up town and gave the alarm.
H- A. Nichols, who works for
Oakes, was one of the first tl> re-
spond and with several others g'ot
there in good time and had the
fire out before ninny were aware
of its existence. The mill had
been in operation untill about 10
O’clock and the lire started from
some soot catching lire at the
back end of the boiler from the
intense heat. It was veiy fortu-
nate that the lire was discovered
at the time it was for another 10
minutes and it would have had
considerable headway. The
burning of the mill at this time
of t ear, while the wheat season
The mill is owned
and Brett and is one
of a hennit, completely debarred
from the associations of others. *s 0,1 wou^ Pn,ve a ^lard *’*ow
\Ye need men who are not afraid ^ :,s we^ ,1S *^ie owneis-
to enter into competition with
other men of like positions. Men
who dare to do right regardless ' alued institutions
of what others might say. The
growth of a town depends upon
the number of energetic men and
women end not upon those who
Agree Upon Outcelt.
Delegate Flynn and Governor
Harnes have agreed upon George
Outcelt of Tecumseh for super-
visor of the census of Oklahoma,
and have sent to Washington
A meeting of* Flynn, Barnes
and Jenkins had lteeg agreed up-
on for Wednesday evening- They
met as suggested and spent two
or three hours in sparring.
Nothing could be accomplished
at the meeting and another meet-
ing was arranged for 10 o’clock
yesterday. Jenkins came late
and the sparring did not begin
until 11 o’clock. Jenkins pre-
sented the name of’ Mitscher.
Barnes presented Berkey and
Flynn presented ten names Jen- •
kins urged the endorsement of
Mitscher, whereupon Flynn stat-
edlhat he (Jenkins)had said that
if lie (Flynn) were to come to
Mitscher the credit would he di-
vided. Flynn also accused Jen-
kins of holding- Mitscher as a
blind, behind which was Conklin
of Ftiid, whom he hoped to final-
After an hour of sparring
Barnes without any warning,
said,“I’ll endorse George Out-
It hasU’elt of Flynn’s list.’’ “Write
a capacity of 100 barrel per day
and for the past year has been
running almost night and day in
order to supply the deman l for
persistently sit upon the stool of! thcir l,r‘,duVl- U washuilt in
1897 by Mr. Brett "it the site of
do-nothing. Be up and doing,
and dont try to discourage every
good and noble deed or act. If
you can’t do a good deed your-
self let your neighbor do some
thing- toward the building up of
our town, morally, religiously,
educationally and financially--!
the one burned down the year ue-
fore- Saturday night's occur-
rence is something in the nature
of a coincidence with the burning
of the old mill, occuring oil the
same night of the week and at
almost the same hour of night.
A heretofore uakuo ami insect
culled the kissing hug, w hich has
been a rerious annoyance to the
Speaking of what, a newspaper does people in the eastern slates tor a
for its community Ike iate Senator i p*\\ weeks past has at last reached
David Davis, of Illinois, said: “Kach | S( , iB< The bug slings the lips
year every local paper gives from $500 '
to #5,000 i" free lines for the benefit ot and! causes the lace to
of the community i i Which it is local- * "cl I to inordinate proportions and
What a Newspaper Does.
ed. No other agency can or will do
this. The editoi in proportion to his
means does more his own town than
any other man and with till fairness
man with man lie ought to be support- j mul e SPI lulls ' T'1 111 *
ed not because the you like or admire
his writings, but a local newspaper is
the best, advertisement a community
can have. It may net be crowded
with great thoughts, but financially it
is more benefit than both teacher and
preacher. Tod ay the editors of .local
papers do more work for less pay than
any other man on earth. I’atroni/.e
creates great pain. The swelling
anti pain subsides in four or live
davs, and so far as we can learn no
101 lo w s,
1ml the kissing bug has been voted
a nuisance by every community lie
has yet visited.
The Ninth Annual Normal Institute
of Canadian County will convene in
the El Berio HiJSh School building
July 31. IHflt), and continue in session
four week', closing with the usua
your home paper, not as a ‘charity- teachers examination August 2.Vh and
but as an investment. -JUth.
out your endorsement,” was the
quick response from Flynn. The
endorsements wore written and
mailed at once-
Jenkins was dazed at, the sud-
den turn of affairs which left him
completely stranded. Jenkins
got 1 lie ill will of all in this deal
except Conklin of Fuid* who still
believes in Jenkin’s sincerity so
far as he is concerned.
Jenkins now proposes to upset
the endorsement and land a new
mail.but reputable politicians are
lighting shy of such a deal.
Oklahoma City, July 7. Sheriff'
Butts of Grant Comity was in the < itv
yesterday to secure Alexander K> i-
wood, a young man wanted for horse
stealing and embezzlement, Kerwood
was arrested and detained by Sheriff
Copeland pending the arrival of the
Grant county sheriff.
Young Kerwood does not appear to
i e over eighteen years old lie "as
n the employ of a merchant at Camer-
on, Kan., aljttlo town on the Grant
county line, and was sent out with a
learn and buggy to collect produce
from farmers. In audition to the rig
he was entrusted with $3lJ in money
When tie lailed to return a notice was
sent out over the territory, and lie was
ocated herejafter having disposed of
tiie team nea • Yukon.
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Ott, Bruce. The Yukon Weekly. (Yukon, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 28, Ed. 1 Friday, July 14, 1899, newspaper, July 14, 1899; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc911094/m1/1/: accessed December 10, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.