El Reno Evening Bell. (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, September 12, 1902 Page: 2 of 4
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EL NLnU tA i ih(i
EL RENO SUPPER BELt .
E. J. Simpson, Editor & 1’itor
Daily, per annum, mailed.. .$4.o
“ six months, “ ... 2-i
“ one “ “ i
“ 1 month delivered..
Weekly, per annum........
“ six months.........
Klokl Tha Ball wants you t
kick If you don't get tha Ball.
Representative 14th district—
WM. A. MAXWELL.
JOHN C. OZMUN.
JOHN J. CARNEY.
Superintendent of Schools —
:W. C. BICKFORD.
C. M. BUCKLES.
Register of Deeds —
CHAS. M. STANNARD.
Probate Jut ge —
J. I. PHELPS.
S. J. DYER.
Commissioner 1st district—
Commissioner 2nd district—
H. H. LEEPER.
Commissioner 3rd district—
WM. H. JOHNSON.
Jos. G. Lowe t>noien.
[Sbeclal to Oklahom n]
El Reno, O. T , Sept. 11.—
The democratic county central
eommittce met this afternoon for
the purpose of electing a new
ahairman who does not belong to
any faction or factions, and who
trill give his attention to the
wants of the democracy in Can-
adian county. lion. Jos. G,
Lowe, the gentleman chosen, is a
man of that stamp. His demo-
cracy cannot be questioned. He
is a man who never was a failure
in anything he ever undertook
and no better man could have
been chosen for the position.
BatvMu Bt. Louis and Kansas City sad
And principal points In Texas and the Smith*
west. This train is i
THE SUCCOTH CARPENTER.
FAMOUS KANSAS COTTONWOOD
Am Odd Character W ho Is Conaplaa*
• os la (hr Jrnlvb Quarter
• f hew 1 ork lUf.
■ •markable History of an Ameleml
'tYte W hleh UfSWa In the Capital
bqaare of Twprks.
The oddest industry in the metrop-
olia ia that of a tuccoth carpenter,
who finds employment one week of the
jear in the Ghetto among the ortho*
ilox Jews, »av\* the New York Evening
lkuat. Hia work ia done in the fort*
night which precede* the feaat of
tabernacles and contist* in building
odd little booths known as succoth* its
the back yard* of the tenement
house*. The feast of the tabernacle*
is supposed to commemorate the time
during which the children of Israel
wandered in the wilderness, and prob*
ably also their sojourn in tha land
of Egypt. During this period they
lived more or less in the open, which
fact U symbolized by the booth hav-
ing no roof or else a covering of ever-
greens and bulrushes. According ta
another school the booths represent
the time when the Israelites cant© ia
such numbers that they were unable
to get into the temple and so built
temporary shelters around the sacred
The etiocoth ahottld be boxlike in
shape, not less than six feet In height,
six feet long and four feet wide. It
should be made of the cheapest and
flimsiest building material to indicate
what ia represents. Some of the build-
ers take a pride In making the struc-
tures as ramshackle ns possible. Oth-
ers use the poorer materials, but saw
and fit them with so much skill that
the finished succoth is neat and at-
tractive. There Is hut little commer-
cial element in the industry. The em-
ployer supplies the wood or the build-
er sells it to him at cost, while for the
work of setting It up his price is near-
ly always 30 cents. Charitable He-
brews will often employ two or three
builders and pay each the same as the
Here during the festival week the
family takes its meals, and assembles
every day for prayer. It is not at all
unpleasant in fair w eather, but w hen,
as often happens, it rains, the situa-
tion is decidedly uncomfortable. 4)n
a rainy day symbolism vanishes, as
rain Is practically unknown in tha
stony desert where the Israelites wan-
dered ages ago.
Still more suggestive is the way tn
which the prayers are said. Instead of
kneeling or of clasping the hands, the
one who prays holds n fruit, usually
a pomegranate, in one hand and a
bulrush or water-reed in the other.
At the end of the prayer each of thexe
’* shaken twice and then handed over
io the next member of the family.
The water reeds are supposed to com-
memorate the finding of Moses 1n the
bulrushes, and the fruit the promise
*>f the Lord to give them a land flowing
with milk and honey.
QUEENS NOT CROWNED.
Some Itorsl Consorts Who Were Flo*
Included In the Coronation
with Their KIsss.
A NEW FAST TRAIN
west. This train Is n«w throughout and la
nad© up of the finest equipment, provided
with electric lights and all other modem
graveling conveniences. 1% runs via our bow
Red River Division. 1
Every appliance known to modern <
Dulldlng and railroading baa been employ
tn the make-up of this servloe, Including
Cafe Observation Cars,
«udor the management of Fred. Barney.
Full information as to rates snd all details of
thia new route will be cheerfully
n application, by nay rsprw*
As a rule, moat English queens have
been solemnly crow ned, whether they
reigned in their own right or as wives
of royal husbands. To this rule, how-
ever, there are exceptions, says a
writer for the Philadelphia Times.
The first w as Margaret of France, the
young, plain, amiable second wife of
Edward I. He had spent to much
money in conquering Wales and in try-
ing to conquer Scotland that he could
not afford the expense of a coronation
for his girl bride, and she had to do
without the splendors of the pngennt.
King Henry VIII. took care that An-
nie Roleyn should be crowned with
extreme magnificence. He desired to
show the world how much he loved her.
and how very much he defied the bishop
of Rome. The four wives who succeed-
ed her were never crow ned at all. For
one thing, money rnn short, and. for
another, there may have lurked, even
tn his masterful mind, a sense of the
"fitness of things” which may have
caused him to shrink from publicly
crowning so many ladies in Filch very
rapid succession. At any rate, the be-
loved Jane Seymour, the despised
Anne of Cleves. the girlish Catharine
Howard and the wary Catharine Parr
were never consecrated in public as
queen consorts of England.
Henrietta Maria, wife of Charles T.,
refused to be crowned. She was
young, fhe was pretty, she was a
French princess, and she declined to
take part in a state function which
would compel her to partake of the
sacrament according to Church of
Caroline of Rmnswiek is the la«t
and most remarkable instance of the
uncrowned English queens.
Though George IV. had been forced
from popular indignation to give up
the bill of pains and penalties agninst
her, nothing would Induce him to let
her share his coronation. She was
not allowed to be present in West-
minster Abbey at all. Repulsed from
ill the entrance*, she returned to her
home to die within three weeks of vio-
lent fever, brought on by months of
In the Kansas capitnl square at
Topeka stands a handsome cotton
wood tree that has a history. Maj.
T. J. Anderson, who ia its historian,
and wlicu it was struggling for ex-
istence it* friend and protector,
says it first took root in 1*69. It
sprung from a seed which had found
lodgment in the atoneyard where
the contractors were dreeing stone
for the superstructure of the e-»sl
wing of the capital. In the spring
of 1870, when the men, fortified by a
new legislative appropriation, re-
turned to work after the winter a
lay-off. the little sprout had tnkee
firm root around the stone chips,
and it- was so green and vigorous ia
the waste that surrounded it that it
attracted attention. It was in the
way and the workmen wanted to
pull it up, but Maj. Anderson inter-
ceded for it and a little pen was
built around it. Henry Worrall sai4
it was a "male” tree anti would shed
no "cotton,” which added to the in-
terest in it, end so it grew and flour-
ished in the midst of the little desert
of rocks. After many years the en«t
wdng was completed and the stono-
yard was removed nnd blue gra>»
took the place of the stone chips.
In 1805 the tree was again in peril.
It had grown into majestic beauty,
and was the monarch of the capitol
square, blit it was not located exact-
ly to suit a landscape gardener who
had been imported from New York
to ‘'improve” the grounds, nnd ht
marked it for the nx. Again th#
■ friends of the tree came to the res-
cue and Gov. Morrill ordered that It
Men who frequent Topeka from
other )iurtH of the state agree that
* It is the largest cottonwood tree in
Kansas, and, with the execution of
an occasional elm, the most graceful,
says the Kansas City Tiines-Stnr It
I in not so tall as some trees, being
only about 85 feet, but its spread is
! 100 feet, forming a circumference o*
: about 315 feet, and its foliage, when
I the sun is at the zenith, shades nn
aren of 7,854 square feet. The cir-
cumference of its trunk is 12 feet.
It is a favorite playground of chil-
dren, and men and women seek its
shelter from the summer sun. Tn
1895 William McKinley rested be*,
neath its foliage, and when John F.
Dillon, now of New York, wa«
United States circuit court judge, } •
never failed to visit it and comment
on its beauty when he came to To-
peka. John J. Ingalls used to speak
eloquently of It, and Preston R
Plumb’s involuntary exclamation
was: “I wish that tree waa in rfiy
yard.” This tree has witnessed th«
coming and passing of 11 governors,
including Stanley, whose successot
has already been nominated; llarvey,
Osborn, Anthony, St. John, GHck,
Martin, Humphrey. Lewelling. Mor-
rill, Leedy and Stanley. It witnessed
the rise and fall of the Farmers’ Al-
liance, the brief triumph of the peo-
ple's party and the latter’a absorp-
tion by the democratic party. Tt
came into existence almost at tha
beginning of the construction of the
atnte house, and lives to see the eaM
wing begin to decay.
Are you Listening?
We have something to tell you tint ought to
create a lively interest upon your part as well as
ours. Our purchases for the fall of 1902 are now
rolling in and to say the assortment of up-to date
Merchandise is varied does not fully express it.
We kept constantly in mind YOUR WANTS
and have used our very best julginent in buying
to that end.
Our Dress Goods Department will he complete
in all the dtsirable Fabrics of the fashionable
world. Don’t care what you want, here you will
find it, in Woolens, Silks, Cotton Mixtures, and
in a range of prices from 10c to $4.00 per yard.
Our Domestic Department will contain all the
staple goods that goto make up the necessary re-
quirements of every-daylife. And wo allow none
to undersell us in this department where you can
find Ginghams, Percales, Prints, Muslins, Out-
ings, Cotton Flannel, Sheetings by the yard and
made up Sheets and Pillow Slips, Teazle,
Our Rendy-to-Wear Dept,
will contain the Famous
Riintzess tailor Suits and
Cloaks and Skirts. Monte Car-
'<», 27 inch and 45 inch, and
FURSI FU RSI FURS!
Annis, the famous furrier of
the world, makes them for us, a
po-itive guarantee of QUAL-
I TY and Price.
SHOES! SHOESI SHOESI
“Dorothy Dodd,” Ultra” and
‘‘Rudds.’’ Here is a trio of
makers of artistic Shoes that
have a national reputation.
Style, Quality, Price. Fjr
women and children.
“Black Cat” hose, Burlington
hose. These two makes are
world known for their perfect
colors, wearing qualities, etc.
The best 10c hose on this “old
ball” can be found in this dept,
for women or children.
Don’t you fail to come and see
our Carpets. It will cost you
nothing anc you will be inter-
ested. The prettiest designs
ever offered from 3< »c to $1.50
per yard. 9x12 Rugs in In-
grain and Wilton Velvet in
stock, and any size made to or-
der. Carpets made up in any
kind wanted. Rugs, Mattings,
Linoleums, Window Shades,
Filling. 25 Carpet samples
now on sale at COST, These
make fine Rugs.
Don’t shiver this winter. Our
Blank -»ts come from the
North Star woolen mills of Min-
neapolis. That’s reputation
en >ugh. They range in pric*
from $8.00 to $12.50 per pair,
A t_L WOOL.
Our cotton blanket* are nearly
all 11x4. They range in pric*
from 49c to $2.00, and the color*
are white, tan, grey and mixed.
A cordial invitation is givea
you, reader, to come and see
U3 and \\5 North
The only scienti-
fic horse shoeing
RLL WORK GUARANTEED
No. 209 W. Woodson Str**t
Now Phono 256.
You can buy a meal ticket of
21 meals for $8.00 at Green's.
Board and lodging $4 per week.
HOW A PERSON DROWNS.
It Ta n Fttllnrj to Suppose Th<*t Oaf
DroHiilng Rises Three Times
to the Surface.
A Oar Load
Of cheap and medium priced
Chamber Suites, odd Dress-
ers, Chiffoniers and Side
hoards just received.
G. K PERRY.
110 So. Bickford Ave.
Furnltur* and Undertaking. Embalming a specialty. Call*
answered promptly pay and night. Both Phonea 68.
It is a very common belief that a
drowning* man must necessarily rise
to the surface three times, no more
j and no less, before he can possibly
drown. There is little ground Dir this
supposition, although it ha* been n
1 most universally believed in for gen-
erations. The truth is that a drown-
j ing person may sink the first time
never to rise again or he may, as he
I indeed doe* in the majority of case*,
rise three times before lie sinks for-
ever. says the Chicago Chronicle.
It all depends upon the quantity of
water that he swallows when he sinks
and the size of his lungs. The human
body in life naturally floats while the
lungs are inflated. As long ns on»
( keeps his head above the surface of
the water lie can float face lip with-
out having to move hand or foot.
Hut as soon ns a person sinks he
gulps nnd imbibes n quantity of wa-
ter. If after he has swallowed the
water he has any air left in his lungs
he w ill undoubtedly rise again and will
continue to sink and rise alternately
until all the air is expelled from his
lungs, when he will drown.
In most cases the frightened victim
of an accident swallows enough water
when he first sinks to leave him in a
very exhausted condition, hut as there
is still air left in his lungs he soon finds
himself on the surface again. Each
time he sinks, however, the supply of
air in his lungs grows lesa until ulti-
mately there is no longer sufficient to
! Every horseholder and
man of family should
read this j* j* >
NEWFALL DRESS GOODS
FINE FALL MILLINERY
Has leceiveC investigation and
•peclsl hi,Irion from the legis-
.rco teen mates anti from
leading i • opie everywhere, such an:
Hoi ],e . II. Shaw, Secretary ofi
11. S. Treasury; Ex Gov. John K
. ■ I, . A V.V* . ■
Tanner, of Illinois; senator For-,
uter and wife, of Ohio; Senatoi
Tlatt, of New York. It wi 1 p y
YOU f° ioveMigate It has cured
»il.. . ill • lae failed andean
do I for you. No drugs
used. 'V o , s disease* a specialty .
Dr Laura M. Locke.
El Reno State Bank Bldg.
Old phone 475. New phone 340
Traveler (in Ireland)—Hi, pidl her
up, man; don't you see the mare is
Paddy—Hould tight, yer honner.
•'or yer life don’t touch the reins.
crore they’re as rotten as pears. I’ll
turn her into the river at the bridge
below here. Khure that'll slop her.—
Electricity In tlie Kidds.
An effort is being made in Sweden
to use electricity in agriculture. A
teed field is covered by a network of
wire and a strong electric current is
turned on during nights and chilly
days, bill cut off during sunny- and
warm weather. The system was In
vented by Trof. f.emstrom, of Helsing-
fors, Finland.—N. Y. Snn.
tt Was r» to lllm.
Mr. Williams (Finny's admirer) —
-r your sistah going to the seaside
this summah, Tommy?
Tommy—That all depends on you.
I heard ma say if y-ou nnd Fanny
v-ere engiged before the Reason
opened there wouldn't be any sense
in her go.ug.—Stray Storie*.
Dlstnnce of the Stars.
To find the relative distance of the
sun and stnrs suppose the earth and
stm hut one inch apart. At the same
relative distance the nenrest fixed star
would he just 11 miles away.—Science.
Ida Australian Farms.
The average size of farms in South
Australia is larger than anywhere else
In tlie world Tlie average farmer
I: Ids 78,000 ueies.—N. Y. Sun.
Oar Palata hie Water Still
has a capacity of 250 gal-
lons daily output-
The higher class of people
are rapidly realizing that
thisisth-e only reliable table
wa ter for da i ly use.
Spring waters are subject
Filters are not germ proof-
Our distilled water is
chemically pure and de-
All our goods are mr-dc
from this tenter We are the
the only concern in Oklaho-
ma, making all their goods
from distilled water.
GENT A FURNISHINGS.
j|| Harry S» Gundry & Co
.1. A. HATCHETT, H.C. SHUTTER,
Res. cor. Woodson st. & Barker are. Reg. brick house 607 S. Barker ava
Phone No. 67. Phone No. 806.
DRS. HATCHETT Si SHUTTLE
Office cor. Rock Island are , and Bussell str et, OTer shoe store.
Office Phone No. 66.
Pureoxia Distilled Water
delivered each day in
5 GALLON CAR8CYG
The Rock Island Meat Market.
Remember the ’Phone—No. 204.
NO. 218 SOUTH R. I. ftVeNUe.
Net price per package
Only 50 Cent*.
NO CHARGE FOR DELIVERY
Orders should he in the day
before you want them filled
Wagons ddiner the goods
each day from S to 11 a. rn-
On your table and enjoy
A Sad Disappointment.
Ineffective liver medicine is a
disappointment, but you don’t want
to purge, s'rain and break the glands
of the stomach and bowels. De-
Witt's Little Early Risers never
disappoint. They cleanse the sys-
tem of ul' poison and putrid matter
lai-.iL > gently that one enjoys
I the pleasant effects- They are a
tonic to ...e liver Cure hlllious-
ness, torpid liver and prevent fever.
C. R. Miller.
Manufacturer and Distiller.
4S FOR RENT.
Y,v..- nice office room* over
Marks and Brother’s store for
rent. See Clus. Friend at Walter
J. Finch’s office.
21 Y*ar* Dyspeptic.
R B. Eoster, 818 S. 8nd St. Sail
Lake City, write*: “1 have been
bothered with dyspepsia or indiges-
tion for 21 years; tried many dojtors
without relief; recently I got s bot-
tle of Herbine One bottle cared
me, I.am now tapering off on
second, f have recommended it
my friends; it is curing them
60c at C. R Miller.
Avoid typhoid fever and bowel,
troubles, by drinking Pure Dis-
tilled Water, from Schafer bot-
tling works. We use no ammon-
ia or gus in distilling our water.
Phono 1(54. Sc hafer Bottling
Railroad tickets bought and
sold and exchanged by O. L.
Richards, 215 S. Bickford.
». • leSp St* * f. V. '
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