Renfrew's Record. (Alva, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 4, 1904 Page: 1 of 4
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ALVA. OKLAHOMA TERRITORY. THURSDAY. AUGUST 4. 1904.
A. STINE. President.
U. E. NICKEL,. Ci.hier.
GEO. \V. CROWELL. VicsPmidtnt.
FRANK G MUNSON, A»*’t Cashier.
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First National Bank
Account! of Merchants, Stockmen, Farmers and Individuals solicited.
Every accommodation estended consistent with safe and
HOW IT HAPPENED. Woods county. He is now in St.
The following, by the special where he is soliciting for
correspondent of the Wichita tjle Oklahoma camp at the World’s
Eagle, explains the matter brief-
Louis where he
Fair. The boys are now lodged f
in the Barber county jail at Med- ff
icine Lodge and will have to face f
Alva Steam Laundry ’
A. S. LUNDQUIST. Prop. $
^ — «
P ALL kinds of Laundry work done in the latest and most •
L up-to-date manner. Clothes cleaned and pressed. h
Laundry taken up and delivered. Agents wanted in out- ?
side towns. Postoffice box 875. F
ALL WORK GUARANTEED a
Phone I 13. Alva, Oklahoma, i
The Historical Society.
While in Oklahoma City last
week we visited the Oklahoma
ie Dunn to fils iouna me custodian W. P. Camp- A
it of the con- bell, busily engaged in arranging *
agnation’that ““ cl.S.ifyiog hi, oolitic of \
\ Selected and most reliable
; stock of
: Furniture, Go-carts,
\ Carpets, Shades,
j Matting, Linoleum,
jj Oil Cloth and ^
\ Picture Frames
| in Alva, will be found
at our store.
Special Attention given
Undertaking & Embalming
Renfrew & Gadbois
SiiiuuissMitiiitii uimiiMimumi ••
The New Brick Block.
The big brick block on the
southwest corner of the square,
is now partly occupied, and the
whole building will soon be in
use. The fine stcck of drugs of
Hess & Gamble is now installed
on the lower floors of the Carrico
building and the Captain Juj
ready moved his abstract office to
the upper floor. Drs. Bilby &
Bowling have the entire upper
floor over A. Shafer’s harness
store. Mr. Wiggins has not yet
decided what to do with his up-
per floor. He had expected to
rent his upper floor for a lodge
room but has not decided yet
whether to do this or cut it into
offices. Fred Hanford expects
to move his large stock of hard-
ware, buggies, etc. into his build-
ing within a week.
H. E. Straughen of Lincoln
county was nominated by the
ly and to the point:
“It was the ability of the Ma-
thews crowd to prevent an ad- tbeir terrible
ment shortly before daylight that the affair,
insured the nomination of the
Greer county favorite. The Ma-
thews managers believed that if
an adjournment was taken a com-
bination would be made that1 w- . . . e . I ““
would result in the nomination of Historical Society s rooms in the
Jesse Dunn of Alva. It was the t-arnegie library building. We
faithfulness of Jesse Dunn to his found the custodian W. P. Camp-
promises to keep out of ‘
test while Edgar
show for the nomination ,, . .
made the nomination of Mathews °°ks> magazines, pamphlets,
possible. newspapers and documents, but ^
The democratic bosses haa &r- he dropped his work at once to •
ranged for a bolt of the conven- show us through his collection. I
tion to Frank Mathews and the tt v
knowledge of this fact, it is sup- 'S n°* r*«,7ln« °ver 3°° Ok- f
posed, caused Judge Maxey to ‘a“jma publications and filing
throw the big delegation from them and is having them neatly j*
Pottawatomie to the Greer coun- bound for the use of future gen- A
ty candidate. True to the pledge nations as well as the presen- f
of Jesse Dunn, the Woods county mrA . * , v
delegation gathered around Ed- °ne' We were surPrised to learn
gar Jones’ banner and went down several of our Woods county
with it to defeat, sorrowful in the publishers are neglecting to put £
conviction that Jesse Dunn had the Historical Society on their f*
r;,'L”8 lis- r,,hou6h Mr- c-»- \
ress and that the opportunity bel1 has written t0 some of them C
might never return.” two or three times requesting it. If
Jesse Dunn could have been ^e saw a neatly bound volume ^
nominated had he permitted his °* Renfrew’s Record and are glad 'f
Woods and Pawnee county friends to know that if by accident we ! f
to have managed his candidacy, should lose our files at home, we
but his faithfulness to his pledge cou^ refer to those in charge of
to Edgar Jones carried them both Historical Society. When
down to defeat. Jesse was the Daily Capital of Guthrie was f
strong man for the place as he destroyed by fire two years ago, ;(*
was acceptable to both populists they lost all their files covering a f
and democrats. period of more than 12 years, but (f
A Terrible Deed. °B *he P/°perv
_ were loaned those that had been
Last Friday, July 29th the body p[eserved by the Historical So-
of Patrick King was found near ciaty. M[ c,mpbe„ the
the old Jerry Simpson ranch neat fou„det 0, Historical Society
Medic,ne Lodge Kan. Later „ (he „nuaI BMti o£ the 0k.
that evecing, Sheriff H.uc of iaboma fr„, Associ,tion
| Barber county and two deputies KmgSsta in Uly> i!m „d was I
attested Clara and Morris New- the firs, custodian He took
ton as miles sonth of the Lodge, cbarge agaio laj, June and ,,
in camp with the team and wagon idly blingi„ ordeI of chaos.
of the murdered man. On berag Mr. c.mpball ,, tbe ri hl nan 14
attested the boys adm.tied their !,be rigbt place. E,„y 0klaho.|e
gu.st. Their story is that they ffla editor who i^ prpud of Jjjg
were on their way to Beaver paper should send a copy'to the
Almost 50 cases of fall merchandise
have arrived, reminding us that we
spedily close out all summer goods and
get revdy for the fall business. We have
certainly put the knife in all summer
* 29 men’s all wool, 2 piece summer suits, new and nobby,
(* worth $7.00, 88.50 and 89-50, all go at 85.75 the suit.
* 35 men’s very stolish, Scotch tweed, 2 piece suits worth
10.50, 13.00 and 15.00, all go at 9.50 the suit.
To reduce stock we will sell every man’s and boy’s suit
in stock at a reduction for 10 days only, commencing Satur-
day, July 30th.
We are certainly headquarters on men’s negligee shirts,
work shirts, overalls, worh pants, jumpers, gloves, summer
underwear, and straw hats. Men’s helmet hats at 15 cents
each. 25 dozen men’s fur hats, 1.50 value at 95 cents each.
Our stock of men’s shoes is a wonder and we have the
best things from Hannans, Selz, Hamilton Brown, Giesecke,
and Peters. 163 pairs men’s shoes on the bargain counter at
1.25. If you are going to the World’s Fair take a look at our
line of trunks, valises,telescopes,suit cases and shawl straps,
In our Dry Goods Room we are offering two bales, about
2500 yards, fine wide muslin at 8 cents a yard, regular 10
800 yards Lonsdale cambric (short lengths) worth 12 1-2
cents a yard, now at 7 1-2 cents.
1500 yards new outting flannels, the 10 cent puality, at
8 1-3 cents a yard.
All summer dress goods at one-half to two-thirds of reg-
ular price—must be closed out at once, we need the room.
We are placing on sale our fall purchase of dress goods,
silks and trimming direct from the New York importers.
The populists refused to ac-
cept an invitation from the dem-
ocrats to join in their convention
submitting three names to them,
agreeing if either was nominated
he would be endorsed by the pop-
ulists. The democrats refused|£ountv in camp fpur miles north
to accede to this, hence after Ma- "west of Kibwa, Thursday night
thews was nominated, they nomi- when King drove up Snd camped
nated Straughen. Mathews was with them. Early in the
f o the People of Oklahoma'
Oklahoma Dav at the World - 1 air will be
itirtfn. |«n,s,mteIn,K‘r#th A program for the dai
morn , w being arranged, and will soon in- j» ..mul-
ing the younger boy got into a Reifuch a» W?fl fully imV-ressVhVwurld u'lih
difficulty with King and struck
him over the head with a neck- | h,!ma u!e Tal!,k,7
yoke, killing him instantly. They ; •nuM^sem'^d
then took $400 from the dead t!,msand a1*:* clubs art especially desired.
, ^ . | ( ..unties, cities, town*, colleges and schools
man s person and took the body sh1'm‘d,K'rt'i’" '' lUe(l
, ... \ Indian Territory has been invited to nar-
to the Medicine River to conceal nnpate, and through Its commission has
... . favorably responded to the invitation.
also voted on but Straughen beat
him. Straughen was not at the
convention when nominated.
Harry Straughen is the present
clerk of Lincoln county and is a
bright, industrious young man
and a good populist campaigner.
He is very popular in his county,
where the populists are stronger
numerically than are
crats.—Snyder Signal-Star. er one, Clark and his sister
i jng attended the Northwestern j decorated.
tree use of text-books at the South- 1 vr , , , H urged that each, every and all who
. . . Normal here two years ago and I ?hi-'i,be a lle'l" attend and iiartictnate upon
extern Business Lmversitv, Okla- 6 the lines Indicated above. i>iauu tnemscives
The finest line of Groceries found in a first-class
Grocery Store, such as
it by throwing it in
The boys are sons
of D. R.
The program will consist of addresses bv
speakers from Oklahoma and Indian Terri-
tory. Instrumental and vocal music A
- I , . . feature contemplated is a parade and
the demo- Newton living near Cleo, the old- Il'^tVepres 'uinacokif tstat‘ ' y1,1' r,'t Uu'
OI..1---J 1_;_ . hav- ! I'ate<l w,lh hovers from Oklahoma The
ilgure representing Indian Territory will
also be decorated.
Canned Goods, Murdocks Tropical Coffee,
Chocolate cream Coffee, and full line of
Heinz Bottled Goods.
FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
At Talkington’s New Grocery,
SOUTH SIDE SQUARE, .... ALVA, OKLA.
500 pupils attended the famous
Southwestern Business University of
also has taught a term or two of
school near Alva. The father
Territorial populist convention I Southwestern Business University of , °^Ce ^ePUiy ^ ',u'uu ! hlblts, magnlScent i.iiliding and
Wednesday for deleft” to con-’ i1 >w~- «- 4 J"IS T h“”'
weunesaay, tor ae.ega.e to con- paat ,ear dreds 0f frfends in Alva and .:s, ,1; ... mau, iiant.
Secretary of the Commission
v.;v uiu-n iinnidicu dimve. |uaa' laemsen
in communication with the undersigned.
It is an oportunity as Oklahoma lias never
yet had to make itself known t<* the world
and will be a bright crown for the glon
Sheriff assembled by the unparalleled »\-
i hibits, magnificent building and clear cut
1 hosoitalitv nf thp ‘TLihv s;iwt,.r ,.f pur- I
f avia s&a
Cures Piles, Fistula and all Diseases of the Rectum WITHOUT THE KNIFE
Sures P.iles without the Ligature.
a , . . Piles without Chloroform
in s“k*riM”5 of City
References given from people cured all over Kansas
Missouri, Colorado, and Oklahoma.
Hendrickson Hotel, August 9ih
WELL BE AT
Home office, Oklahoma City.
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Renfrew, J. P. Renfrew's Record. (Alva, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 4, 1904, newspaper, August 4, 1904; Alva, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc952185/m1/1/: accessed November 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.