The Yukon Sun And The Yukon Weekly. (Yukon, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 9, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, October 4, 1901 Page: 1 of 8
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THE YUKON SUN
AND THE YUKON WEEKLY.
•F VOU DON'T SFF IT IN
IT BtbN f HAPPEN.
YUKON, CANADIAN COUNTY, O. T, FRIDAY. OCTOBER 4. 11X)1.
Commercial Chib Meeting.:,lleu niM leant what, financial en-
couragement they could get. and
♦Several Important Jlttttm Caiutitlm'd 5 he meeting adjourned until AI
The Yukon Commercial Club
held its regular monthly meeting
at the town hall Tuesday night.
Only about seventeen members
were present, but several impor-
tant matters were considered and,
we believe, the interests of the
town were advanced.
The committee appointed to
look after the proposed new bridge
•on the section line west of town
made a favorable report. Coiatnis-
wioner Lee per assured the commit-
tee that the bridge would be built
in the near future. The. commit-
tee was instructed to watch the
matter to a successful termination, j
The depot committee made a
brief report and asked fur further
sulvice and instruction, which was
;giveu. This matter will be pushed
Inasmuch as the public did, not
respond to the call fora mass meet-
ing to consider the advisability of
holding a fall carnival, the club
decided to let the matter go by
Messrs. ITogan ami Weber, as
members of the school board,
■asked the club for advice concern-
ing the crowded condition of the
public schools. The primary room
is crowded the worst, there being
nearly eighty little tots hud-
dled together with only one teacli-
, or to look after them. The district
is unable to build or rent another
room and employ another teacher,
so the board had about decided to
have lialf-day sessions of tlie pri-
mary department, By this ar-
rangement forty of the. pupils
would attend iu the forenoon and
the other forty in tlie after-
noon. This method is already in
vogue in many of tlie larger cities
of the country and it is said that
the children make better progress
with two or three hours schooling
•each day than they formerly made
with six hours. By unanimous
vote tlie club recommended that
the board adopt the half-day sys-
tem in the primary department.
The telephone franchise was the
next topic. Several members said
they had signed an agreement to
take ’phones from the Bell tele-
phone company last spring, but
thinking that the Bell people had
abandoned the idea of putting in
an exchange at this place, they
had recently signed agreements to
take ’phones of the Southwestern
company which is now putting in
its system. A few days ago, how-
ever, tlie Bell company notified
some of its signers that tlie con-
tract must he complied with.
Knowing that the Bell company
could not put in an exchange sys-
tem without a franchise, the club
recommended that the town trus-
tees refuse to grant any more tele-
day night. No meeting was held
Monday night, but Mr. Warren
reported to the Commercial Club
that lie had good promises for more
money than was deemed necessary.
On account of the drought, how-
ever, the club decided not to at-
tempt a carnival at this time.
A Motherly Cat.
Mr. Herndon, who lives on the
Sturman place southeast of town,
has a motherly old pussy cut. Be-
ing well supplied with cats, Mr,
Herndon thought best to dispose
of Puss’ family of kittens, where-
upon she brought a number of
young rabbits to her nest in tlie
barn. She takes gophers and
other food to her foster children
and does not seem to know but
that they are her own kittens.
Postmaster Pitted- lie-appointed.
Monroe C. Litteer was re-
appointed postmaster at this place
last Friday. His salary was raised
to $1300 per year, \Vhich, with the
allowance for room rent ttud fuel,
makes a very snug income. Mr.
Litteer was reqpmmentled to Del-
egate Flynn by County Commit-
teeman Addington and Township
Committeeman J. A. Faris, and
Delegate Flynn advised the post-
office department to make the ap-
Charles Thomas ut* near Yukon
and Miss Lucy Co* of Edit were
married at El Reno on Tuesday,
Sept. d. The wedding was a quiet
one, ns even their intimate friends
did not learn of it until last Thurs-
day. Charley is a progressive
young farmer and was lucky
enough to draw a claim in tlie
land lottery. He filed on n quar-
ter near Hobart, where he and his
bride will commence house-keep-
ing. The Si x joins the many
friends of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in
wishing them a long and happy
The Sanger-Bass Wedding.
The Oklahoma Southwestern
Telephone Co. came into town
with its line last Saturday. On
Friday the town board of trustees
held a special session and granted
the company a franchise to put in
a local exchange and conduct a
general telephone business. Read
the franchise ordinance on an in-
side page of this paper. It will
be noticed that the highest, annual
rates allowed oy the franchise are
$15 for residence and $25 for busi-
ness house. The exchange will
be in operation within two weeks
unless something unforeseen pre-
vents. It will be a convenience
for many of our merchants and
grain dealers. The Southwestern
line has a good long distance sys-
tem and has exchanges in many
of our neighboring towns and
The marriage of Miss Fauna
Sanger and George E. Bass was
celebrated at the home of the
bride’s brother, Dr. S. S. Sanger,
on Wednesday evening, October
2. The Reverend Mr* Broyles,
pastor of the M. E. Church South
at Oklahoma City, officiated
ceremony was witnessed by about
forty guests, principally tlie near
relatives and intimate friends of
the contracting parties.
The wedding was a very pretty
one. The bride wore a most
beautiful gown of white batiste
elaborately trimmed in lace, In
her black hair was a single white
rosette and she carried a boquet of
bride’s roses. Mrs. Bert Maxwell
played the Mendelsohn wedding olis*int<
inarch. The ceremony used by
Rev. Broyles was simple and im-
pressive. After a season of rejoic-
ing over the happy event the
party repaired to the dining room,
where a dainty lunch awaited them.
Aftiong the out of town guests
were: Mr. and Mrs. F. Carutli-
ers, DiL and Mrs. E. E. Kirk-
patrick and Dr. and Mrs* R. S.
Parsons, all of Oklahoma City;
Mrs. S. S. Shepard of Ft. Smith,
Ark., and Edwin Sanger of Clare-
more, lnd. Ter.
Yukon is especially well pleased
with (his happy marriage. The
bride is a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. S. S. Sanger and is a fa-
vorite in local society. Besides
rare outward beauty she possesses
those charming qualities of char-
acter which distinguish the true
woman anywhere; and above all
she is endowed with an unusual
amount of common sense. The
groom is a progressive young busi-
ness man, being a member of the
firm of Bass Bros., one of tlie lead-
ing mercantile institutions of the
county. George enjoys the confi-
deuce of all who know him and is
in every respect
prize he has won.
Mr. and Mrs. Bass will live with
Dr. and Mrs. Paul Sanger, where
they will be at home to their
friends after < )etober 10th.
bound at and east-bound at
8:3(5. The night trains have both
changed, however, the west-hound
going at 7:43 and the east-bound
K. of I*. Notice.
McKinley memorial services will
he held at the next meeting. Wed-
nesday evening, October itth. All
,,,, i members are requested to be pres-
16’out. E. B. Ellison-, C.C.
Sunday School Convention.
The township Sunday school
convention held at Mayview school
house last Sunday was well at-
tended. Many subjects were dis-
cussed and much interest
A Sure Tiling.
The Oklahoma City & South-
western railroad, from the metrop-
the new country via
Chickasha, is a sure thing. The
money is up and work has already
been commenced. This means a
new town where Mustang post-
office is now located.
Oklahoma CjIihkI Kiioii^Ti.
E. R. Smith returned last night
from an extended visit in ()hio and
New York. His/amily Rad n re-
union at the old home in York
state the first time they had all
been together in forty years. Mr.
Smith says lie saw' very little good
corn or wheat in the old states, and
he is glad to stay in Oklahoma.
Carload of New Buggies.
Have just received a carload of
fine new Buggies and Carriages,
some rubber tired. These vehicles
were contracted for by me some
time ago, hut I will offer them at
prices which will sell them in spite
of dry tvealher. Call and see them.
C. II. Green,
East of Benn A Boone’s, Yukon.
School Hopori (’iinin.
The Sun desires to call the at-
tention of school teachers and offi-
cers to the fact that we h/ive print-
orthy of tlie | e(l 11 °f neat report cards es-
pecially adapted to tlie u
Serious Setback in Philippine.".
Company C of tlie Ni.uh Inlhntfy
AllltoM WiptMl One by
•Manila, Sept. 30. Ue„. Hughes
from the island of Samar reports
the arrival of Sergeant Markley
and one private at Taman from
the tight at Balangn where over 4(h
men of Company C, 9th infantry
were killed by insurgents who at-
tacked the troops wnlle at break-
fast Saturday. The men who
have reached Tamnn say that the
officers of the company who were
at first reported to have escaped
were killed with (lie majority of
the company. The troops were
attacked, while unprepared, by
tour hundred holomen of whom
tlie Americans killed about 140
Many of the soldiers were killed in
their quarters before they hud
time to grasp their rilles. (tec.
Hughes is going to the scene of
the disaster and will personally
command the troops.
Of the survivors who" have nr
rived at Bussey, eleven are wound-
ed. According to the latest re
turnstile strength of tlie com-
pany was seventy-two. The offi-
cers were Captain Thomas \V
Connell, Fiist •Lieutenant Ed-
ward A. Bumpus, and Dr. R. S.
Captain Edwin \ . Book miller < f
the ninth infantry ‘reports that
General Hughes is assembling a
force to attack the insurgents.
The insurgents capture I all tin
stores and ammunition of the
company and all the rilles except
phone franchises at the present cities,
time. It was the concensus of
. . ,, . i . Court House Proposition.
opinion that one good system mi , , . ,
,, , , ,, , i I lliere has been considerable
would be better and cbenper than ! . .. .,
............. L diseussmn ot the court house mat-
two poor ones; and inasmuch 110|, . ... ,
the Bell company had not for sev- ter f,n ‘jS ll’Jnn§, th«
, , past week, hi Reno parties
oral months made any move to , 1
^ i oilere(l
comply with its agreement, the r ,
club thought the service of the' ^r,im"
Southwestern company should
given a fair trial before any more
franchises were granted by the
The club adjourned to meet
Tuesday night, November 5.
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Spencer j
enetertained a party of young pen-1
pie last evening in honor of \Y . 11. j
Falconbury, who left Yukon this
morning. The merry crowd in-
dulged in dancing and other
amusements until eleven o’clock,
when sherbet and cake were served
Those present were:
Bruce Ott Fre<l Rugfelefl
Beryl Ott Mary Spencer
W. H. Falconbury Arthur Garten
Bertie Rupert *
country schools. The record of
each pupil can ho kept for the
entire term in an accurate and
concise manner. We sell them
for one cent each. Call and
McKinley Will Probated.
Canton, <)., Oct. 1. The will of
President McKinley was admitted
to probate at the conclusion of
the formal hearing Monday by
Probate Judge Aungst,. In pur-
suance of the wishes of Airs. Mc-
Kinley, and upon Iter signed
recommendation, the court ap-
pointed Judge William R. Day
and Secretary George B. Cortelyou
()i! administrators of the estate. A
John O art on
J op Litteer
Mr and Mrs. O. R
Joseph, the young son of Mr.
Kroutil wlm lives southwest of
town, died last Monday of con-
sumption. Funeral services were
held on Tuesday. Deceased was a
brother of John F. and Frank L
Kroutil, the grain buyers. He
was an intelligent, moral young
man and had many friends. His
untimely death was a sud blow to
Mrs. E E. Kirkpatrick, Oklahoma Uitj
School Patrons, Notice.
Rev. Otho Wilkinson, of Okla-
! homa City, will hold'Christian
i services at the Baptist church
Sunday morning and evening.
joint administrators bond of $100,-
000 was filed. In their applica-
tions Tor • letters testamentan
Judge Day and Secretary Corlel-
yitu say that the amount of per
Bomd property left by the late
president will he about $1 10,0^0
and of real estate about $70,000,
aggregating about $210,000.
A Ijiiw Suit.
Young Mr. Siler of near lv:a
sued his neighbor (’has. Weber in
Justice Shepard’s court Wednes
dny for $(50 which he claimed me
due him for labor. It appeared
from the evidence tlqit Siler had
leased a quarter of land, about
acres of which lie was preparing
for wheat. He re-leased tlie land
to Mr. Weber, the latter agreeing
to pay him $60 if he would disc
! the 85 acres. Weber claimed that
the work was not well done an I
refused to pay. The jury gm •
! Siler judgment for $15, Mr.
j Welter pnying the costs. A .V
j Baldwin of El Reno appeared I
plaintiff and Worth Farmer rep
Owing to the crowded condition Usual hours. Services will
of the public school and the ina-1 timio throughout the week; every
bility of the district toadd another evening. Everybody invited,
room and teacher at this time. < Presiding Elder, Rev. Sam G .
wedeem it advisable to have half- Thompson, wilbpreach at the M.
*lnve d»y sessions in the primary E. Church South, on Oct. 8, at 11 I resented the defendant.
tlie county a block of department, jmd have authorized a. in. and 8 p. in. Everybody *
lllu . a<.joining *'ie business the teacher to begin this arrange- cordially invited. ■ store itm«iHii/.<ci.
• be P“rt tl'e City’ free of cost- oil j meat next Monday morning, Octo-! • • Wednesday night some i
condition that the county proceeds berTt.h. uoo<i rams Ail (Join-. known person or persons enter,
at once to erect a court house •on j • The School Boaku. ' J H. Nelson, who drew a high | the hardware store of the* Mulvat
tlie same. A petition is being oir- — * number in the FI Reno district, I Mercantile Co. through a re.
ciliated asking the county com- H111-''111 1 ,ttl ,,<n- tailed to find any land which lie window and stole fern revolvei
missioners to call an election to I 10 v!‘uo , the poultry and considered worth filing on. some cat ridges for the same, am:
submit to the voters the proposi- shipped >y Missouri Pr,»- J. A. Faris filed contest papers numerous other article- It ism.!
tion of issuing bonds for $50,000 i ,u'Hr,s ,|lll'ir44 1'■*(•)<) amounted tf> j on an Indian allotment. known just how much property
a most ont tilt i ot t u aggit gate ,j j,p Hancock, whoso time to was taken, though the loss is 1
\u no o a t it (,itt i, mgs, hoises. qj(! uj ]<]| Reno was last Friday, heavy. The tlieivos lydl no eh :
- 11 jjj tot dm did not respond when It is number as to their identiti and it j-done.
The mass meeting called for I for the purpose of erecting the
last Saturday night was a “fizzle,” I building, on the conditions stated
as we expected. About 20 citizens j above. We are informed that the
met at Ransom's hail and dis-1 petition is being signed by large
cussed theearniva! proposition, but numbers of the heaviest taxpayers
made no decision whether Yukon
■should try to have a carnival. Air.
mules and sheep
ing the same time.
in all parts of the county. Tlie
commissioners will probably take
Bieeze niu^ H. B. \\ anen were some action on the matter at their morning passenger trains pass Yu-
appointed to call on the business I regular meeting next week. Ikon ut the same old time, west-
Trains Chuiitfe Time.
A few changes have been made
in the Choctaw time table. The
was called. All the good farms fill if they will he apprehended
had already been tiled oil
W. C. AleCotmis is trying to get
a claim in thu
(i A Roberts of Lintiior, III.-* . hi*tT«*r«l l >
yours with a wad in hi* -tuin.ich and <•(*•
Kiowa Comanche V;” , "l!I'"''“V.....
Dr ( aldwfll .- S\ rup IV|>.-iii rotuml h; app
?*lrS. Mc( \)imis is visit- tit." curl'd his stum ii’h tnaihl^.iiid t«»dn\ I*
i ,• /-11 • i i w.ll iiid|i'\’ut\ and saj'H In u\\. * hi- ln*alth
ii.F relatives in ( hickn - i
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Maxwell, William Albert. The Yukon Sun And The Yukon Weekly. (Yukon, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 9, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, October 4, 1901, newspaper, October 4, 1901; Yukon, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc912872/m1/1/: accessed October 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.