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tH-tBKr.D AT TUB PoST-OFFICK AT GUTUXIS, OK., AS SeCONB-CLASS MaTTBF.
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GUTHKEE, OKLxYHOMA, WEDNESDAY1 MORN1N0
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They are Swarming Aboui the Yarlons
SECOND DAY'S REGISTER.
Forces at the Various Booth Points
Being Redoubled Clock
FEMALE BOOMERS IN THE PUSH,
FAIRY DAMSELS GET THERE
WITH BOTH FEET.
TRAINS WILL ENTER THE STRIP.
Onlv TIiiiho HulilliiK CcrtlllciitoH I'rom the
(Imrriiiiient ltoulliH to Imi Alio" nl
to llnl.T Cur-x I'riiiu
AluiiRthe Strip I. Inn.
The second tlnyl
Tliousnnds of.,ajvelterliig boomers in
lino uniting to register.
Hundreds of peojdo left Guthrie yes
terday for Orlnndo and the trains were
taxed to their utmost capacity.
At Orlnndo yesterday the sun beat
down with Indomitable fury on the
heads of fully 18,000 hoincscekers, and
the scarcity of water and tho immense
clouds of dust that filled the air made
life unbearable to the niott of them.
Tho crowds increase every moment
and last night thousands of men were
in line. Timo is precious and the lines
ai'o as solid as a stone walls, the men
citing nnd sleeping in their places.
Registration progressed slowly yester
day and tho "sales of plnses" were
great, Mauds near the booths com
manding from $-." i-j 810.
' Orcat suffering is experienced along
'the lines at all tho border booths, at
many places dozens of delicate women
nnd scores of men wore carried out,
entirely prostrated with tho heat, dust
There seems to be a great scarcity
oi water at Arkansas City. Parties
vwio ciiiiio in from that place last
enlng say that water is being taken
from the city in tanks and is rotnillng
at twenty-five cents per canteen or
ten cents per cup full. Along tho
hedges tents have boen set up whore
beer, pics nnd sandwiches are being
At nil places confidence men are
plying their vocations wltl tremen
dous zonl. Shell and three card nionte
games are being plied up nnd down
the line, and llsh nre biting with
At Orlando n police forco has been
formed to look after the thieves, who
uro plentiful. A Kansas City man was
last evening robbed of his watch and
SiOO, leaving him broke. Others have
been buncoed out of their money.
There arc ti large number of women
ready to make tho run on the 10th.
llicyelo riders uro plenty. Among the
crowd are men. as old ns Methuselah.
Yet they think that they will make a
winning race. There Is one old fel
low there named Itaker, who is not less
than 80 years of age, but who swoars
that ho will got n claim or die. lie
has two revolvers swung nt his hips
and is as confident as a young man of
Tho fow doctors in tho crowd nre
mak'ng money, and from tho looks of
things they aro likoly to reap u har
vest Tho change in wuter is causing
much bicknes.8. Food, and very poor
food nt that, is commanding big
prices. A small sandwich costs ','0
conts, a bottle of beer "5 cents, lemon
ado is 15 cents n glass and u cup of
coffee 15 cents.
UAISI.Mi Till: lll'VU..
Teiati Itiiugrrii Try to Capture a Month
llotwceu 5,000 and 0,000 boomers arc
encamped nt Stillwater, with probably
3,000 men In line. Yesterday 700 reg
istrations were made, und tho forco of
clerks In tho booths will have to bo
All kinds of skin games and sure
thing snaps aro running wide open
near the booths and excitement is ut a
Yestftrdn afternoon a band of Texas
cowboys rode Into Stillwater
ueavoiwi 10 caputr v
in a trianglq lc
.. Vtdy Humor ltt'tjunllni; Kimi.r In l'n.te
blun or CrrtllU'utis.
A well known minister cf ..is city
U authority for hestau.T i
uhntH&i m H4 iUBMMHBihr "VHIi iJk
strip, ncnrosl Orlnndo, is being "soott
ered" by 32 inun who have rogistorol
at tho Orlando booth and carry certi
ficate. This gentleman was in Oi-
, lnndo yesterday and aver that th
Mpmd of soonors lu question were seen
to enter tho strip. 'Icforo going far
j they woro halted by soldiers, who, in
familiar tonns addressed them with
the salutation: "Hollo there; you aro
soonors." A short consultation took
plnce between tho soldiers and soonors
when tho latter proceeded on their
way, presumably to ptck out choice
claims-. Whether this rumor Is true
or not Is unknown and is given for
what it is worth.
Tho fact remains nevertheless, that
therefore many soonors In tho strip,
Mid'jS should be the duty of the sol
diers to run them out. Tho deep
valleys und timber lnnd of the new
country provide splendid hiding plnces
und unprinc'pled men aro taking nd
vantago of them la gain advantage
over Mioso poor strippers who now
stand blenching in the hot sun tit tho
HUXIIKl'DS CO AM) COM II
Immense Croud r (lutlirlc Cltlrrns Urg.
NliTlng for Lot.
Yesterday was a red letter day at
tho Santa Fe depot.
Hundreds of people from this city
took tho early morning trniu to Or
lando, nnd tho habit of forming lines
in this country has becomo so fixed
that the crowds naturally fell into
penitentiary columns to tho ticket
window at the depot.
Luggage of every description uuder
the sun was loaded on the out-going
trains and hauled to Orlando. The
afternoon train from the registration
booths comprised two engines and
thirteen coaches jammed to the doors
with humanity. To-tiny w'll see
thousands of (luthrio denizens nt Or
lnndo. ciiouiis co.vnvi
II TO Al'ltlVI'.
Slide In till).
The crowds continue t arrive every
dny. Oulhrlo i.cpiiis to be the Mecca
of the homo seekor. As a sample of
where they come from can be taken
from somo of .the arrivals of yester
day. Including three doctors from
viorida, a preacher from Mninc.n lum
berman from California, a colony of
farmers from Oregon, miners from
Colorado, two bankers from South
Dakota, an undertaker fiom Louis!
una, eight lawyers from Kansas, seven
families from Missouri and n caravan
c f white-toppoil wagons filled witli
negroes from A'abamn.
A Utile C.lrl'H Kline.
The troops are unnble to control the
sooner movement and many say that
legibtralion will only aid the soonors.
It is openly said that the soldiers aro
in sympathy with the s.ioners and
while they will eject any that they
may como across, thoy will not hunt
for thorn. An organization is bcintr
formed by tho boomers, who nro em
ploying men who liavo exhausted their
rights to tako public land, to go in
nnd mix with the soonors and secure
evidence aguinst them by belli"- able
to Identify them if they attempt to
Nora Wiley, u 14-year-old miss, suc
ceeded in getting a certificate early in
the day. The lines were blocked sol
idly in front ot und about the registra
tion booths, but sho went to ono of
tho refreshment booths nnd secured n
tray nnd two cups of coffee nnd htnrtcd
towurd the center of tho crowd. As
sho went along with, "I'leasc let mo
through to tho clerks, gentlemen,"
the men mndo way for her and pushed
others back. When she finally reached
tho registration booth, sho placed tho
tray on tho desk and said: "Mr. Clerk,
I am an orphan, nnd therefore the
head of my family, and I want to reg
ister for a town lot." The men dis
placed, nt first looked blankly at her,
nnd then sot up a cheer. The clerk
gave her tho coveted certificate, which
sho triumphantly waved as sho passed
through tho living walls of men.
i:OltMol's nioWIlH A I' A1IKANHAH CITY.
, LKADKIt ItUltKAU. I
AiniAxsAs Citv. Kan.. Sept. la, igai,
Kscltciiiinil about tho booths Is u
tune. Thuro Is no diminution j,, t,
orowiU. To-night there aro l,ux) men In
linr, and thoiiiiiinds aio arriving every
A Itoomer was shot hero to-night.
IOTTIMIK fll'llli; 8TUI1'.
lln-ezy Xutea IMeked Vi ut Kuiiiluiu
lloomers, beware of
while in line.
There is said to bo very llttlo wator
for stock nt Orlando.
The land ofllco at I'erry was the first
to bo finished in the strip.
Yo gods, what a rnsli it will be. All
former onuulmrs will be eolimoiU.- T
, fiiMMs of ',r. -i-boyi rpamov.
WPoeisigeiJing pax, tUTo-'can
' tim. m wr a -
.y.-entsrti. . ,w JW
HwaMani f vwUiralla. III?-, sr.
rlvcd yesterday to make the run. Ho
rode through on a mulo.
The strip booth declarM'ions will
hold men already holding claims in a
tight box If thoy try to bold one in
Word reached here last night that
i j so r boomei a to- surroubi ed
near Honncssy, Tho lot included men,
women und children, nnd te-ims of nil
It Is nllogod that four i x regents of
tho terrltorlnl college ti mined them
selves at Stillwater yestciday ltybnoh
Ing u fnro layout.
At Orlando tho miro-thtng men tire
right In the push nnd suckers uro be
ing tlceeod by tho wholesale. Saloon
men nro nlso reaping a rich harvest.
"A horse! n horse! my kingdom for
a horsei" is tho refrain, und "Aro you
going to tho strip?" takes tho pltfuu of
other forms of salutation. There, will
bo muny "Ulchmondsin tho field," und
"".lntuCs Comes n claim renter resid
ing north of Outlirlc, foil Into lino at
Orlando nt I) o'clock yesterday and did
not reach the booth until 10:30 this
morning, uunurcus ot sirippors aro
enjoying life experiences just now.
.1. A. Oladdcn of Arkansas City wan
In tho elly lust evening, lie Is n roalty
boomer nnd predicts that town lots
will be higher on the afternoon of
the 10th than they will on Monday,
two days later. The depreciation wilt
be nt least .10 per cent, according to
his estimate. Tho prediction Is not us
extravagant as tho Imaginations of
ninny who expect t" make a fortune
in n dny.
Captain I'osey of Kingfishor, was in
tho city yesterday. Tho Captain has
the latest scheme or invention by
which n person may rc.ch tho town
sites first. It consists of splicing two
Vicycles together in such a manner us
to virtually form n pair of railroad
trucks, with finnges and everything
complete to make them keep tho track
Tho invention would accommodate two
persons and is supposed to make tho
run nt the rate of one milu per minute.
When the Cherokeo outlet is ndded,
Oklahoma will have a territory of
about i.'O.ono square mites. Tho terri
tory of the five Stations is, in round
numbers, .ll.OiK) square miles. Adding
these large areas of country, a stuto
would bo formed almost two-thirds ni
largo as the state of Kansas, and three
fourths an largo as Missouri. Its pop
ulation would ho grenter thun that of
any state admitted to the union since
,tho war, and larger than a half-dozen
states now having senators and repre
sentatives. OUTLAWS RAMPANT.
THEY THREATEN TO LOOT THE
CITY ON SATURDAY.
An Ktrur! lolo Muilo by tho D.iltmi Hun-
illln to Ki'toiir ilielr Coinr.ulp, Ark-
iintng Tom ir.i-ly IteiiirtH.
A couplo of gentlemen who came in
from Ingalls Inst evening say Micro is
more truth than poetry In tho roport
that the " Dalton gang intends to
swoop down on Guthrie next Satur-
.l.. 'PI... .,..,, .til .i
uuj. iiiuuumraui me KUlll ciuuu are j
, . , . " ,
suppressed for obvious reasons, but
they declare that there is great dan-
gcr of the outlaws sacking the city. I
The bandits have a rendezvous about I
fivo miles from Ingalls, and It Is said
reinforcements aro going there every
day. Tho proposed raid is said to be
partly for pure cusscdness nnd partly
for revenge. Arkausas Tom, the ban
dit, who was so handy with his gun in
the Ingnlls fight, nnd af torwards cap
tured, is said to have furnished his
pals with much information as re
gards the lay of tho town and how to
liberate him from the jail in this city.
It is possible that thy whole story of
tho proposed 4-aid isa big bluff, but,
nevertheless, It would be well for
Guthrie citizens nnd ollicers m keep
their optics peeled Saturday nnd Sun
day next, when tho town will be prac
" - f.
Were the .Men Win. Held U tliu I'rlfceu ut
.11 on ml Vnllf-,
Deputy United Stutes Marshal Jack
son of Coffcevlllo, Kan., wns In tho
city last evening. Mr. Jackson was
tho officer who enptured tho bandits
who robbed tho Frisco train nt Mound
Valley, Kan., last week. Tho capture
was made ut Ingalls Sunday and the
name ot the men aro Charles ltcuhut, j
Charles and Oeorgo McCluro und W. I
W. Curroy. Jackson says tho men are I
not crooks, but overgrown furmers,
who wanted a little notoriety. Their I
notoriety will go a triilo farther than
tho men desire, however, ns thoy must
nnswer to tho chargo of slaying K.
press Messenger Chupmah. Tho booty
stolen from tho men wns found on
their persons. The wonld-bo bandits
aro sullen and refuso to talk.
Dully l'upir lor I't-rry.
Hon. John XV, Jacks of Montgomery
City, Mo., and Robert J. Ilodgo of
Columbia, Ma, nre lu the city. Messrs.
ks and Hodge are prep-ring to
Xlnr a Demn.-mtl,. lnllv nt IVirv iunt
W n os tho building for their olllco
pan i constructed. Their pre sos nnd
a complete outfit has arrived ut Vorry,
and to-duy thoy shipped all tno him
ber made ready to bo put together
justassoonas.lv can be done to that
nowsnuner meu backed
With Ullinle cnnttnl !,! n..ov ,ill '
J"" vMt (UVtt w
oo aa important factor in the poUJ '
oi ' '.iitory,
TRAINS WILL RUN,
TRAINS TO E JTER THC.STRIP Or.
OfH NING OAY
Only TIhimi Hold lift Ortl 1 1 in I I'rimi
(itneniniei.t lUolhi will lie Al
lnvvml mi tho Curs.
All doubt nre nlltiyetl. Trains will
run into tho Chorokeo strip nest Sat
urday. Seorotnry lloko .Smith yesU'itlay Is
sued nn order govornlug: the railroads
on tho atrip.
Tills Jiiattcr is one of mutual agree
ment between Soctretary Smith und
tho railway managers, und Is substan
tially In accordance With recommenda
tions made by (lovornor Swino ford.
gonoral inspector, who rocelvod l.l0
Inst evening tho following official to.'-
ographle communientlon with tho ac
WASin.VOTO.V, Sept. IV. 1S91.
i. i . oh iiiiMoni, tjiiiuiin, UK.:
inn um w tliiit tho iK'compBnvltiK
orflPl-1 given due iiuhlleltj- mid proiwrlr
Secretiiry of tin- IhIiih.i.
Order of Department of tin- liiteilnr.
Washington, Septomher 11. itu
Jn view of tho proclamation lued by
till pi eslilent of tlm United Stain llxlng
Iweho o'clock noon of Spptemlicr lijtli.
181)3, ns the hour at which Hie ChiTokee
Outlet will ho opened to settlement, and
to the cud thnt the ruins and regulations
heretofore prescribed for suM opening
may 1m the more flTectually i-xivutod. 1
hereby dhect that no railroad triiin Ik
peimitted toenter said outlet durhiK the
sl huun befoie snld time for opening.
For three hours after said time of oxiiing
triiins will lie all'vpd to outer sai.1 nutlet
only under the following regulations:
L Tiny must lx for rjtiucriil ue. and
not linsisl or chartered to im fn,iriHl
passenger or pastieiigoix
'-'. Tim trains must bestntli .it tho
edge of Filttl lnild Ht least t lit 1 1 nmiiitex
before the hour of iihiiIiir, and h.il not
I Ik entwed by pnongers ctiil. i t lm n
thirty minutes before the limn (.f ih-h-
3. So one shnl.' entor either uf said
trains as a pnkspiiger iiiiIcmh Ih holds u
certlllciite from one of tho Iwoths.
4. Tho trains may stint upon said
laud any tlino after the hour of opening.
. Trains m-ist stoji at ery "'ailon,
and at liitennedf.iU' points nut more thnn
five miles apart.
(I. Tho trains will he limited In speed
to 1.1 mllos an hour.
7. The rcKiilnr local rates of passenger
cliargos shtill not Ijh i'cei'ded.
8. Xo one shall bo allowed to board
snld trains after t uy enter the strip. The
United States ofll rs lu cIihikh will give,
effect to this nrd'i.
Sieieinry of the Intv.rlor.
PERSONAL AND CENERAL.
1U11 Orunter was arrested by Dopttty
Jlnrshnl Tnmiin yesterday on ihn
chargu of stealing horses in tho Chlek-
Mnjor O. V. Ilorrltt is horo from St.
Louis to participate in tho rush.
-iic, l u ll r r n.
Messrij. I. S. IIofrmau.GeowoSt-ode
McKeo und Oruikeliank uro visitors
Jdgo John Upright of Chandler Is
in tho city.
C. .1. Wrightsman, Esq., of Tccuuiseh
Is in the city.
Dr. 6 A. Mooro of Oskaloosa, Iowa,
and It. 11. Norton aro preparing to
open n loan olllco nt I'erry.
Presiding Klder Murray ot Oklahoma
City was in tho city yostcrday confor
iug with Kovs. lluclc, Smith and Green
regarding tho holding of tho annual
conference in this city on December 85.
llishnp Newman, ot Omaha, will prob
It. II. Hill of Ardmore is hore to make
A. G. lllaok of Dentonville. Ark., Is
hero with a view to locating. He was
formerly private secretary to Senator
Hngineor Journny of Nevada, Mo., is
horo for the purpose of stripping.
Charles Wounor, of Galvoston, Is tho
guost of his brother, Fred.
Judge Fuulkncr of Washita county
and Colonel Hubert L. Grcot.of 'Lnfny-
uiiu Luuiuj', .uisbuuri, nrq visitors in
Ii V. Tobbo of Denver is the uuest
of A. O. a llleror.
Judge 11. F. Green of Chicago is hro
visiting Judge Charles Urown and nre-
I paring for tho strip rush.
W. T. Hurgoss of Wichita and editor
Hitchey of tho Wichita llco aro in the
city. Mr. llurgess will proparo n mag
aluo article on the strip opening.
Mrs. .N. l Sagers of Chicago and
Wir-hlta has located in tho city. Shu
has opunsd a ladles' tollot room ad
joining tho V. M. C A. room.
K.vSccretary Martin Is in Stillwater
A boomer was drowned in a
north of Winfluld lust night.
From the amount of stutr somo ton
derfoot boomers uro taking to the
border, one would think they wore
golug uround tho world and stop bx
weeks ut every summer rosorL
Tho governor und secretary of Okla
homa have loou instructed to take the
necessary htops lo strictly enforce tiie
prohibition nga list the carrying of
doHdly weapons upou the day of the
KxUovornor (Stoolo arrived at Or-
...urn. jaaicriiuy irom Indiana wuu a i
party 10 enter tho strip.
D. M. Hoper and Judge Fred Hcetls
of Heeds, Mo., arrived vestonL-it .
htrlp." They roglsterod at Arkantias
at 111 le s
Gomin QMs Own Special Train!
'H & ;LNT'S
150' World's Distinguished Arenic Meteors!
ManvSmc mvn ot ShcIis Never llefore
Swn In America.
A Host of
Yniidlnu Siirirles Un
Tor particulars see ",J!l",SW.:i;B
miHliiiiiiB. Two grand 'Ibitlons ii.uiv.
DiMirsopeu at 1 mid 7 p
. 3 1
Spencer & Robertson
Watch this spuci; ii jtm want
anything in our lint.
A horse or horse and buggy to
i trade for town property.
A running marc ami aa'ltlle to
trade for town property.
Heeded farm in Logan county to
crJe for town property.
Lodging house, furniture and
iiitures for sale.
Farms foj sale and rent.
CALL AND SEE US.
Young Men and Young Ladies
111 the University Building
Full Coin 'mis in Latwi, Mathematics,
ScleniM, History ''hud Literatim.
Preparation for College
SecroUiry Martin and Mrs, Murtiu.
Judge Dale and Mrs. Dale.
.IuiIko Foster and Mrs. Foster.
C. M. Harm's and Mrs. Idinims.
Hon. 1). T. Flynn ami Mrs. Flnn.
Dick T. Morgan and Mrs. Morgan.
FOR A GOOD
Cleveland Ave, West of Division St,
WM. ADAMS, Prop. -
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T. u. I .u orld u after out st.,,1 . ml inny much every body In t"
lh vh.ilv . .... 'i.i..-, act hrti. itt.v 'diiu better, either. In the llni
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Uiuc.'iiHl iKhtlv. If yi. .,,",,,. t s for shoe. -W 1i-im ierlhliiu
In' u (oiihrsNit iinu-ii-i. ,', f ,i,MI, imslupssoi ttliMiUi.
mi tunin vveiir fm home nrv i i O . F -4--n .
Eisensch-midt & Hetst
vtt 7rT " 1n R. A 1
iiu xrt.-vc .wivnnruv""
no vv iv.vl i
109 HARRISON A.'ENUE.
Everything in the DRbT5 LINE.
Prescriplions Filied Day or Night
Ba 11.1,1 I'lidNJ:
'rfc x j vl WMEr,
(T a . -.b a u a oj
ftcoiMi riant t.opa
New Goods at 2nd Hand Prices,
See our Gasoline Stoves
beat. Sold right DOWN
pairing of Gasoline Stoves a specialty.
A. H. RICHMOND
Big Collar Saddlery House,
HL'ADQl WUTKItS 1'OIt
Supplies, Harness, Bridles, Whips
SADDLES FROM $2.50 UP.
Se c our Mammoth Stock. Don't bu until ,'ji get our prices.
memlK'r the uiunber, m, Harrison avenue. Sign Ihg Collar.
A full line of Books. Stationary, News, Office and School
Supplies always on hand.
H. A. BO.YLE, Proprietor.
LOOK HERE !
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I Am Here to Stay!
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If you uro in want of tho Ccdebrsited Cincinnati Safe, Firo or Uurglar Proof
or Firo and Uurglar I'roof;
If you aro in want ot tho Colubrated Amorican IJolpmate, Slngor, Hoyal New
Homo Sowing Machine;
If you aro in want of IlioycUw and lrlcycles, suoh-as tho colobratod Imperial
King of Scorchers, tho Fowler, the Oriel, tho I'hronlx, tho Central, the
Warwick, the Itoad King, the Telegram, the Telephone, tho Cour.er, tho
Traveler, the New Mall and tho Houd Qujou llicycles, at wholtw'-
retail, come and get my prices, ut luO E. Oklahoma uve., (iathrUv t'
EL. PI. KNAU88, M2S?
The English Kiteh
THE OLDEST HOUSE AND ONE
lit vel'. Nobodv wnnts n poor m
i lti.iic Mint, and tender xn.it- i
n.ur Doekei 'i-miU llahilv. and Mini
A, G. HIXON, Prop'r,
they can't be
Oklahoma Ave. bet First and Division.
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P. SAUNDERS. -El
OF THE BEST in the CITY 0
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ju. Rates $!,25 h Day. fyqriUtfflP&M
CUHiaii At. Eist of CjK