El Reno Daily Eagle. (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 222, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 19, 1895 Page: 1 of 4
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EL. RENO, CANADIAN COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY JUNE 19, l«9b.
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Hum jWind |Rain
Maximum temperature 90
Minimum temp.‘rature, 65
Forecast* from Was hi
Jpg H p. m. today:
ngtou for 36 hours end
Ucneraliy fair weather:
Wanted, a baseball club.
Phieton for sale. Inquire of J. T
Sheriff Canon visited Oklahoma Cit.v
Pearl’s cigar factory. South Bick-
Miss Ailie Kelley has heeu quite sivk
(for seyeral days.
Fresh fruit an<i vegetables daily at
,*he Now Era Grocery.
A large addition is being built to the
(Canadian County mill.
lion. C. 11. Carswell is attending su-
preme court at Guthrie.
The cily council will meet in regu-
lar session this evening.
The finest cigars in the city can be
found at llenry Schafer’s.
It. B. Forrest went to Oklahoma City
,yesterday on legal business.
Have you called on lvenneaster to
yiee those line Kimball pianos?
Mrs. Ben Morgan is visiting Mrs. E.
(D. Cameron in Oklahoma City.
1 H. Kennoaster. tlm music man.
jCimball pianos and sheet music. *
That Mocha and .lava coffee at the
jNew Era Grocery is a “dandy.”
It. E. Case, of the Davidson & Case
l umber company, is in the city.
Tho Stock Exchango bank pays the
pighest price for county warrants. *
Money to loan on oity property.
* Frank Meyer.
Money to loan on watches and dia-
monds, at Ben Wurm’s, in Syntmes
Job printing of every description is
Hone at the Faulk office at remarkably
The fireman's 4th of July celebration
,promises to be all that its friends could
wish it to be.
W. (i. Hiohardson, a reporter for the
Kansas City Star, is in the city onroute
to the gold lields.
Mayor Hahn is organizing a mining
company, and parties interested in the
subject should see him.
M E. Stanley, W. E. McDaniel and
a large party of friends departed for
the gold lields this morning.
For Rent—A 5-room residence. In-
quire of Mrs. Wm. Reardon, corner of
Barker aye. and Hays street.
County Commissioner Osborne is in
iiuthrie attending the meeting of the
territorial board of equalization.
Evergreen spring leaf first picking
Japan ten. tho first ever brought into
F.l Reno at the New Era Grocery.
For Sale or Trade—An organ and
a piano to sell or to trade for almost
anything. Wesley M. Elliott.
For Rent—after May 15th—the best
tmideni house ill El Reno. Apply to
Dr. J B. Adair.
Bridge stock is booming. An aver-
age of more than 100 wagons cross the
Canadian bridge west of the city every
Acting Agent Woodson went out to
Arapahoe this morning to investigate
Hie shooting of Red Hodge, the alleged
The street commissioner has done a
great deal of excellent work cn the
streets of the cily in the past few
Go to Jackson Brothers’ Model bar
her shop for a good slave, haircut or a
hath. They have the best bath rooms
in the city.
J. E. Nissley, of the Pioneer Cream
cry ill this city, will begin operating
his branch creamery at Oklahoma city
flie land commissioner lias awarded
lets 11 and 10, block 118. contested for
by K G Dunn and G W. Glick, to the
oily of El Reno.
Family washing, IS* cents per dozen,
shirts two for 15 cents, at the Cana-
dian laundry, MeConib Avenue, north
of Woodson street
Mistletoe Chapter Western Reserve
nssoeiation will give a musieale at Dr.
Adair’s residence tomorrow evening to
members and friends.
One and one-third fare will be
charged on the Choctaw to those at-
tending the silver convention at Okla-
homa city on the 25th.
Wanted—A young lady to do writ-
ing and copying in an office. Address
in own handwriting, stating wages de-
sired. Lock Bo* 355, El Reno, O. ’J
E. S. Borne, the geologist whom the
Beck Island company sent down to ex-
plore the gold lields, is at Hennessey,
sick He will go to the mines as soon
id- pen 1th will allow him to.
The excitement over the gold discov-
eries in G and Washita counties has
spread into ever} i.eok ami corner of
the United States, and today the Okla-
homa gold lields are the chief topic of
conversation all over the country. At
lirst the rumors of Huh linos were ilis-
erediteil ami greeted with smiles of de-
rision. hut as the reports were con-
tinued Jrom da} to tin} l>y men who re-
turned from the camps, even the most
skeptical be* ailie c ti 'ineed that gold
exists in paying (plantities in the w est-
ern eounties. For dtt>s past people
have tiocked mi ■ that region, until
now one caiup ha> a p >pulati. . > f
1,700 and is growing with phenomenal
rapidity. Hundreds of claim have
been staked o|V and over where there
are men busy at work i.h pick and
pan, searching for and gathering the
precious metal. An Oklahoma City
man returned from the mines this
morning with a sack of sand which is
rich iii gold, and which he refused to
sell at any price. Speculat ion in mining
claims is lively, some of them having
been sold several times, each sale being
at a big advance over the previous oue.
As in all mining camps, there is a fair
share of roughs and some disorder; but
Marshal Nix this morning sent Deputy
Marshal E. C. Merrill and posse from
here to the scene to look after the mor-
alsjof the place and the people, Many El
Reunites are on the grounds and many
more will be iu a day or two. The
only route to tho mines from the east
is by way of El Reno, as the South Ca-
nadian river, at its present high stage,
can be crossed only on the new wagon
bridge west of this city.
The interpretation of the letters “H.
T. W. S. S. T. K. S.” upon the white
stone of a chapter degree Mason can
be found iu the 17th verse of tho 2nd
chapter or Revelations, but no minis-
ter unless he be a chapter degree Ma-
son can understand the meaning It
reads as follows: "lie that hath an
ear let him hear what the Spirit saith
unto the churches. To him that over-
cometli will I give to eat of the hidden
manna and will give him a white stone
and m the stone a new name written,
which no man kuoweth saving he that
Great preparations are being made
for the 4th of July celebration in this
city. Messrs Tusten and Sherman
went over to the agency this morning
and made arrangements for hundreds
of Indians to attend the celebration
and take part in the festivities. Black
Coyote, chief of the Indian police, has
consented to deliver an oration on that
day, and the Indian dances will be
worth traveling a long distance to see.
Six Toes, an Indian who lives west
of Qkarche, has some magnificent spec-
imens of gold which he says in sign
language lie found in the hills of west-
ern Oklahoma. One of them is a nug
get of gold worth $20. 11c also has
some specimens of iron ore which he
found iu that region. Six Toes will
not tell exactly where he found the
gold, but lie says there is plenty more
of it there.
An Indian baseball club is being sent
over the lines of the Santa Fe playing
exhibition games, and the Rock Island
is now trying to secure nine ball play
ers from among the Cheyenne and
Arapahoes to send north and east as
an advertisement for that road.
Kirks rain water makes a new deal.
Who cares for rain when you can list*
hard water and Kirks ram water mak
er and you can wash any colored goods
without fading. To be found at the
New Era, Red Front Grocery only
A. Lee’s barn, on Evans avenue, is
headquarters for people traveling to
the mines in wagon. The barn is the
largest and finest in Oklahoma, and the
camp house is fitted up almost equal to
the average hotel.
Joe Bruhweiler plead guilty in pro-
bate court to the charge of selling a
glass of beer on Sunday, and was lined
$25 and costs. A similar case against
Henry Schafer was continued till next
Don’t fail to call at the New Era
Grocery and buy some of the Banquet
Basket Fired Japan Tea, with tho
bloom on, sweet as a rose and fresh as
new mown hay, ask for it. try it.
All persons knowing themselves to
be indebted to either the Evans or the
El Reno Steam Laundries are requested
to call and settle their past due ac-
counts without further delay.
Evans Steam Laundry.
K. F Mitchell, C. F. Ashley, S. B.
| Pettee and G. W Jones returned last
night from Ft. Sill. They report a
pleasant trip and everything lovely in
The following eases were submitted
311—L. B. Baird & Son and T. B
Jackson vs. Charlpg J. Williams, Ca-
240—James 11 llmv —. H. W. Saw-
yer, Canadian county.
140J—Solomon & Bennett vs: Rob-
erts, Wallace, et al, Kingfisher county.
185—-Titos. F. McMechan vs l\ I’.
Christy, Kinglisher county.
205—Prior P. Smith el al \ Wheeler,
32b—J. M Lee, treasurer of King-
lisher county vs. I ran!; Roberts. King-
In the case of the Lender Publishing
company vs. the territorial auditor, to
compel the issuance of a warrant for
printing, argument was heard and the
In the celebrated Choctaw railroad
case the court overruled Mr. Speed’s
motion to amend Munitions and an-
nounced that tin-, ease proper would he
heard this term at a later day td be de-
A. R. Rogers Auburn, Neb D. L.
Burch, Cincinnati, Ohio; W. C. Geary,
Etta Stanley, Joe Stanley, Nettie Me-
lutire, Will Mclntire, Geary postollice,
ti. E. Lindley, Wichita; M. Snell, Fair-
bury. Neb.; Mrs. Win. Segisuiund, Ft.
Reno; Wm. Kiuuery, Wichita Falls,
A double wedding occurred in the
parlors of the Caddo Hotel this after-
noon. W. C. Geary and and Miss Ella
Stanley, both of this county, were one
of the couples and Jos. Stanley, of this
county, and Miss Nettie Mclntire, of
Blaine county, the other. Judge W.
R. Brown performed the ceremony.
The three mares which were stolen
from F. G. Sutton’s farm Sunday night
have returned. They were taken to
the South Canadian river, but the river
being too high to ford the theives
turned the animals loose rather than to
be caught with them in their posses-
Work is progressing rapidly on the
Daily Eagle’s illustrated edition and
every encouragement is being given
the enterprise by El Reno’s progres-
sive people. Business men who have
not } et been called on need not feel
slighted—they will be interviewed be-
fore the paper goes to press.
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS
Following list of transfers were fur-
nished for June 19, by C. A. Van Ness
& Son, general insarance agents:
U. S. to Perry Osborne, f. r .
southwest 27-13-5...........$ 1 00
The ball game yesterday altcmoou
at the fair grouuds between the El
Reno "lirst’’ and a picked nine, result-
ed iu a victory for the picked nine by a
score of 15 to 14. Superior batting and
sharp fielding by the picked nine
were the the features of the game.
Umpire, Murphy. Time 2:20.
HOTEL CADDO TO THE FRONT
Meal tickets from this date, good for
21 meals, at this hotel, $4.00, cash in
hand Otherw ise, $5.00 will be charged.
A. S. Bouton, Manager.
El Reno, June 7, 1895.
lias had ,i quitting
put on it— ponding
tho gold excitement
golden age—has pn,
duced a clique
formed if ring—an
IS K ring—plump
IS K, stamped with
my initials ”C. E
K.” inside, which is
a guarantee of its
purity, l’riees, $7.50
to $13.00 each.
CHAS. E. ROSE.
yST’If you buy it of Rose it's all right.
@ GROCERIES. ®
Spot Gash Prices
15 pounds California apricots for $1.00
5 pounds of prunes............... .25
California Peaches, per can......$ 13
Matches, 12 boxes for............ 5
30 lb Bars soap...................1 00
2 Cans of Cove Oysters........... 15
2 Cans of Salmon........ 25
25 ft, rice...................... 1 00
Uncolored Japan Tea............ 30
English Breakfast Tea.......... 25
FITCH GROCERY CO.
Tin- Cheyennes and Arapahoe are
being enrolled preparatory to making
a payment of $00,000 to them. Tho
money will be paid about August 15.
ami trade iu this city will be very
lively for a few days afterward.
Seventy live men are wanted "at tho
front" oil tlie Choctaw to do tracklay-
jng and surfacing at from $1.25 to SI.■ »0
per day. Transportation will be fur-
nished by applying to J C Chrisney,
agent. Choctaw depot, this city.
l he Faulk's special edition soon to
| lie issued is meeting with encouraging
and unlocked for success that will do
I inueli toward making it a credit to El
lleuiembei to call on llenry Schafer
when you want wines, liquors and ci
gars. He carries a large stock of the Kcuo and its publishers
feSce* in tf c,gty0dB “* | Two good fences and two
--—— | good vacant lots in LI Reno to tiadc
Mainsprings. 75c to $2.00; cleaning for good stock of good l For partieu-
A BIG GOLD STRIKE.
Buy some stock in the Mineral Point
Mining Co. One hundred dollars’ in
vestment now will let you in on the
ground floor. Act quickly, before it is
too late, as there are only a limited
number of shares left. For informa-
tion, call on or address,
J. H. Hoffman, Sec’y,
First door south of the Postollice, El
lie no, Oklahoma.
Notice is hereby given that any
owner of cattle who brings nr causes
to be brought any cattle from any conn
try south of the territorial quarantine
line into this county will be prosecuted
to the full extent of the law. Any per-
son knowing of any violation of said
quarantine law will confer a favor by
informing the county attorney.
Titos. R Reid,
Best located store building in El
Reno, by A. G. Menger.
| Hirst published in El Reno Eagle, June 19. '95.
Sealed bids will lie received for the erection
and completion of an eight room brick school
hnildiug to be erected on reboot sitont north
end of Bickford avenue, El Reno, O. T.
riant* .'Uni specifications can be aeen ut the
Stock Exchange bunk rooms nl all reasonable
bourn. A certified check for 5 per cent of the
amount of the bid must accompany each bid or
other wile It will not be considered. A natisfar
tory bond must be given by the successful bid-
der and same mutt be approved by the Hoard of
Education before contract it* let
All parties will direct tlicir bids to E. C.
Young. Bcf rotary of school hoard.
All bids will be opened at 9 o'clock sharp, mi
Monday night, July 1st, 1895. Hoard reserves
the right to reject any und all bids
By order of Board < f EducatInn,
E. C. Yoonm, Clark.
El Reno. O.T., June 19, 1895.
GREAT QUIT THE TOWN
:S* A • b*6:
The Must Gigantic, the Most Stu-
pendous unloading of high grade mer-
chandise ever shown in the Bit It cen-
A $25,000 stock to In* moved at a tre-
mendous sacrifice Twill make you
wonder, 'twill fairly take your breath
away, when you see the QUIT I’llE
fOYVN PRICES we’ve tagged this
Nothing is reserved; everything
Von know what kind of store we
keep; you know what class of goods
There’s a lit. a finish and a value to
everything that loaves our do ors.
At this GREAT QUIT THE TOWN
SALE you have a chance to buy Wilson
Bros ’ high grade Furnishing Goods at
At this GREAT QUIT THE TOWN
SALE you have a chance to buy a suit
of Baltimore Tailor Made Clothing at a
price that will make you forget all
about the drouth
At this GREAT QUIT THE TOWN
SALE you’ll bo able to dress your boy
in one of our Celebrated Combination
Suits for the price of a pair of cotton
You can buy a Lilly Brackett Fine
Shoe at $4.00 that was $5, $0 and $7.
You can buy a Stetson Soft Hat at $4
that was $5.
You can buy a Stetson Soft Hat at S3
that was $ 1.
You ran buy a Roelill's Still Hat at
$2.90 that was $1
You can buy mi Early Wilson Collar
at 17te that was 25c.
You can buy an Early Wilson Cull
at 30c that was 40c.
You can Imy a Serivcn Elastic Seam
Drawer at 75c that was $1
You (*an buy a Brigham Hopkins
Straw Hat at 50c that was 75c, $1 and
All of out neckwear that was 50c, 75c
$1 and $1.25 goes iu this sale at 35r.
Store room for rent; fixtures for sale.
Bring cash with you; nothing else
The R. M. Wright Co.
HI Re no’s Largest and Most Popular Clothiers.
LESS THAN COST!
IN THE NEXT=
FORMER PRICE. N<
200 Pairs Ladies' Oxford Ties $ 1-25 _ $
300 Pairs Ladies' Hatton Donga! a Shoes 1.75
250 Prs Ladies’ Fine Hand Turned Kid Shoes 3 50-4-00
300 Pairs Men’s (train Plow Shoes...... 1.35
IOO Pairs Men's Groin Plow Shoes........ /.00
500 Pairs Men's Doeskin 'leans Pauls / 50
WO Men's Sails ........................ 1500 l
JOO Men’s Suits .....................12.50
200 Aren ’s Saits 10.00
200 .Men’s Saits ...................... 6.00
10.000 yards Bleached- Muslin ............ 10
10.000 Yards Unbleached .Muslin............. 6
10.000 Yards Gingham.............. 10
Wash (lands in Endless Quantities at Half Price—Must (In.
j watch, $1 00 to $2.50, according to
. grade All other watch repairs re-
duced iu proportion.
Dkan, "the Jeweler."
A line specimen of nipper ore was
found in digging a well mm the lied
Hills a few days ago.
Reno, O T.
(’. S.. B. O Box 25, El
Notice I* hereby given that in compliance with
an act of the legislature of Oklahoma Territory,
Win. I. (Joff ban Hied a petition with the
couutyclerk <>f <'auudiun county, iu said Terri
... , ,,.u tory, prayin', the county commissioners of said
The ( hoctllW will cutty l,!lSM ^ county to grunt thn i license to sell malt
liquors ut whole*ale in the city of El
Reno, in hum! county and Territory.
El Reno, O. T.. June 10, 1895.
Everything in our entire stock goe'
at Less than Cost, and must be sob
Come early, to avoid the rush. W1'
figure with anyone on the entire sto
and rent the building.
lur one fare fur the round trip to Choc-
taw City, at Die time of the auction
sale ol lots, Juue 2d.
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Diven, William H. El Reno Daily Eagle. (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 222, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 19, 1895, newspaper, June 19, 1895; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc913670/m1/1/: accessed May 27, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.