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TUPV VAANT A QflUnni Blowing tornn of our 6hlblt
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TO THE FRONT,
We offer the public an opening day, Dec. 4, that Guth
rie's enterprising merchants have never before dom and the
day of our great opening we give every lady, young or old
a souvenir free, also a treat in way of a holiday goods, never
before offered you in "this our new country," We will feel
that we have done justice to you and pride to ourselves to see
our store crowded to its utmqst capacity on this day, and we
will take pleasure in showing our goods and pr'ces for future
reference in making yuor purchases for Xmas presents. We
are dictators in price of goods carried in our line, hoping to
to sec you all out Monday, Dec. 4, we have decided to sell
on this day the same as other days.
The Racket Store.
J only illii our Hour win premium, but
J nci-oitlluB to Mi. Cone, OUluhoma cot-
COLORED PEOPI E OF SPRINOEn
SatUfiictliin Two sulu I'llnl In DIMrlrt
Court Yrttrrdny Morlegn A Allen
Urine Itrplcrln l'rocenllngt
Acnlntt Jmnri HteTln.
TO THE PUBLIC.
We desire to call your attention to
our lnrffe and complete stock of lino
groceries. We commenced business In
UlUhrie April T2, 18SU Our trade bus
steadily increased and our business
grown, and by additions at different
times we have mude room for kept and
pace with our growing business until
now wc claim to carry the most com
plete stock of groceries in this city,
always muking it a rule to handle
only the best goods, and to this policy
du wc attribute In a large measure our
success. This full our stock is more
complete than every and we invite
your attention first to our stock of
evaporated fruits In this we have
California evuporatcd apricots, pears,
peaches, nectarines, prunes, prunells,
blackberries, raspberries, pitted cher
ries, evaporated apples, tigs, honey,
currants, grapes, raisins of all kinds,
citron, lemon and orangu peel, etc.
These are all new goods, fresh and
clean, and sold ut a reasonable prlec.
We don't believe in giving some goods
uway, hoping to rob you on something
else to get even. We always carry a
nico line of all kinds of preserves in
both glass and tin.
Our line of coffees and teas are of
the best and equal to any. We have
something very line in li. l' Japan and
gun powder end for a great bargain.
We have a S. t. Japan at 30c thatcan't
be matched in this city for less than
Kemeinber for era -leers we are solo
agents In Guthrie fot Kennedy's goods
of Chicago, the best goods baked in
America, and that we carry u full
line of them both in crackers and nil
sweet goods, graham oatmeal wafers,
Our new pa -k of California canned
goods are just in, they are of the ban
Lorenzo brand, there is none better,
and wo have a full line, and to fami
lies wanting these goods by tho dozen
we will maku a liberal reduction.
We would like to call your attention
to our. fancy Xuw Orleans molasses.
This we ship direct upd know it is
absolutely pure and no better made.
Our npw crop has just arrived, For
maplo syrup wc havo tho exclusive
sale In Guthrie of tho celebrated
brand, "Old .Manse," which is pure
Hiaplo and no cjieap trash. Wo will
guunmt.ee every can of it, and to any
of our customers who tr'es it if they
don't pronounce it pure maple wo will
refund the money unci give them the
same value, free of clmrge, of any
thing in the store. Whenever you
want a littlo good cheese remember
wu keen It, and always have in btock
tho celebrated ''Crawford cheese,"
supposed to be the best made in the
t'nited States. Our fifteen cout peach,
new pack, In three pound cans, is a
bargain, and we aro selliug lots of
tlicin. Wo curry Cros.o JL. Ill auk
wpll's goods an 1 a nlcu lot of catsups,
pickles in glass, and wood, relisheb,
sauces, salads, olives, etc. Wo keep
To make a long story short, will say
wo carry a full and complete lino qf
funey'und staple groceries, and that
we want a share of your patronage.
We deliver goods promptly and we al
ways give satisfaction. Now If you
fop't spe this ad after ths week don't
tlUflk vo havp gqnp out of business,
for wo avep't, but can be found do
ing business at the old stand, 113 and
15 North Division street, preferring
to give our customers tho benefit of
low prices than spend it nil In adver
9310 Kl.Mlt.u.l. Ghockhv Co.
SWINEFORD AT WASHINGTON.
Hr Mukct H Ilnpurt (o CommlMloner Ijiiu
orneiix on Strip Mutters.
A Washington dispatch says: Gov
ernor Swineford, general land office
Inspector, has returned from Okla
homa, whore he was sent by Commis
sioner Lamoreaux, of the general land
office, to Investigate the charges
against the land officers in the strip at
the time of the opening. Ho remained
in the territory two months, visiting
each of the land oflUcs.
As a result of his inrcstigatlons lie
will report that the land officers have
administered their duties in a thor
oughly legal manner and that all
crookedness has been on the part of
people on tho outside. The soiling of
places in lino in front of the land
offices was extensively carried on, Uut
this was a matter over which the land
officcis' clerks hud no control and
could not prevent. lie clnims all man
ner of fraud was attempted by people
who came there to make money.
He li Right.
A Kansas editor sarcastically an
nounces that he want to buy a sack of
Hour, pair of 3-ply bottom pants and a
straw hat, and is ready to receive low
est bids for (nine, lie says that is tho
way the merchants do him when they
wont two dollars worth of job prlut
" Thl') All- Not I'mxl.
There are more pistols in Oklahoma
and they are used less than any other
place in America.
To .Mui y Kegaiu
innate hcii'liy notified that you hae
Immjii sued li tluiptuh.ito com t of hugun
county, Oklahoma U'Ultor), by John M.
Kcguii, In ii n action ftirdlwircc. and j cm
must answer the petition of said John M.
lli-gaii filed In said court hi "aid
action on 01' iH'fnip the 3d day of Jan
uary, ln'H, tir said petition w ill bo tnKi'ii
us true ami judgment for illvoice icii
deii'rt agulnt j on niHMii'dlngly.
h. S. Imwuk.NCK, 1'iobatn Judge.
Gko. l'mcK, Attoini') for Plaintiff.
Dated November -1), lS'.Q. 3(dlv
Two suits were filed In tho district
court yesterday. Ono was the case of
Washington Crisp, colored, vs. Mell
aril Paggin ct nl. ; tho other ii a re
p'evln suit of Morlego &. Allen vs.
In tho first named case Crisp brings
suit against Richard l'aggin, Joseph
Craig and Charles 12. llcwlgg, school
directors of Springer township, nnd
asks for an alternative writ of man
damus epi7:p""lug said dire-tors to
provide school facilities for colored
children in that township. Crisp al
leges that tho directors have com
pletely ignored the blacks, whose
-hildren crave knowlcdgo.
In the other case filed it appears
that James lllevins sold a lot of pet
sonal property in the Osago country,
consisting of wheat, oats, corn, hogs, I
cattle, etc., but refused to turn the
same over to the plaintiffs, who want I
said goods replevlned. They n'si
want damages in addition In the sum
The stuff is on the Frank I. assert
ranch in the Osage country ami Dep
uty Sheriff Van Voorhecs left for that
pluce yesterday to replevin the prop
erty. SIDE GLANCES.
ton received the second prire medal at
the fair. Tho cotton vas In Its raw
state. It is only within the past two
years that this territory has made any
pretentions towards cotton growing,
and the news of n world's fair award
Is at once surprising nod flattering.
Col. Cone says tho Oklahoma building
at tho fair was ctowded with surprised
spectators throughout Mie season.
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LIOHTS AND SHADOWS.
Foil Sai.k A lady's
415 North First street.
Dr. Farrlngton, homeopathic physi
cian and surgeon, specialist women's
diseases and rectal diseases. Latest
methods for the cure of chronic and
nervous diseases and relief to those
who arc overburdened with too much
flesh, which becomes a disease. Hup
turo cured without the knife or duten
tlon from business. Klcctripity ir
&oit)e of its forms cures some cases
ylp.re all other means falL Calls far
acute cases answered ilay -or night
Qftico Qver Spengel's furniture store.
Have you tried those cigars at Lll
He's drug store? 228-tf
If j'ou want paints or wall paper,
call on Lilllo fc Co. See ad elsewhere
In tliis paper.
Hotel Occidental for vent. It is
newly furnished throughout. Kcason
for renting, other business to sec after.
Call on It. J. Long, hotel office,
The Guild of Trinity church will
hold their bazaar on the 12th, 13th and
14th of December, when a great ma.ny
useful and fatney articles will bo on
sale suitable for Christmas presents.
Don't fail to save your money for the
Money to loan on city property.
School, city and territorial warrants
bought. Knquiro of Young fc Walters,
Koora 5, lit uu. Ave. ,'w
' Jit. U. A. lluclcs,
Dentist, graduate dental department
Vunderbilt university, Nashville, Tenn.
Gold crown and bridge work, artifi
cial teeth inserted on any base de
sired. Teeth bafely extracted by the
use of either local or general amus-thesla.
All diseases of the oral cavity skill
Nerves killed In aching teeth with
Evevy operation guaranteed to bo
strictly flr?t class.
Coinu and see mo Office, room 35.
lleadles' block over Capitol national
L'nder the head of "Views of a Stran
ger" a young lady who Is visiting In
the city contributed an arttcle yester
day, whit h docs an unintentional in
justice to the dramatic profession, in
so far as rcgurds tho women of the
stage. True It is the theatrical pro
fession is not composed of angels with
wired wings, but there aro as many
noble and high minded women before
tho footlights as in any other profes
sion. Every business nnd profession
hnve their shndy characters, but they
are not so harshly judged as the gent
ler sex who mnko their living In the
histrionic art The stage, from its very
nature, is open to a largo amount of
criticism, which for the most part
comes from people who are not oan
versant with its workings. Hut each
succeeding yeir notices a change in
this high profession a change for the
better the riff-ratf is being put down,
and merit and nobility of chara -lor aro
A Guthrie housewife, while laying
in a supply of meat nt a butcher's em
porium, yesterday lot go some good
suggestions regarding thanksgiving
turkeys and the keeping of celery. At
this time her remarks will boot inter
est. In selecting tho all-Important
feature of the thanksgiving dinner,
tho turkey, romomuer tho best birds
have smooth, black logs, with soft,
looso spurs, full breasts, and white,
plump tlosh. If you nro not quite sure
of your ability to select a flno turkey,
get it of a reliable dealer or farmer
and let him do the selecting.
Celery can be kept for a, week or
longer by first rolling it up in brown
lUpiirnlnc of 17 l'alllifull
NOTIIIXO nKATS IT.
The fair had no exhibit.
And none could tho Midway make
That could eounl the combination to him
Of sj nip and Inickw heat cake.
Ii. C Miller has reopened his candy
kitchen on Second St. 302tf
Mr. A. C Offhauscn gives his per
sonal attention to nil uccounts given
him for collection. 3u3 1m
K. It. Elder of Dei Moines, lown, is
in tho city.
Frank Sterling of Hooue, Iowa, has
located in Guthrie.
Chickashn has a man with the famous
name of E. A. Poo.
A good many Oklahoma people will
cat turkey this Thanksgiving who ate
chicken last year.
Ferry claims 10,000 people.
Chnrlcs Andrews, the well known
proprietor of Andrews' opera com
puny, was killed by cars at Morrison,
All kinds of fruits at II. C. Miller's,
Second St, 302tf
A good man in the right place. Is A.
C OIThausen, who 's doing a general
collecting business In Guthrie. All Ac
counts given him will be collected if
possible. Office with S. 1). Decker over
Guthrie National Honk. 303 lm
Wm Hllncoc is still confined to his
bed with fever.
ltev. Wimberly has received n letter
from Rev. Joe Jones In which the
noted evangelist says he will be in
Guthrie December 4. Sam Jones will
be in Oklahoma City at the same time.
Hannah Hobcrts suicided at Wichita
yesterday by taking laudanum.
A man was found dead near a tele
graph pole at Ponca last Sunday. He
hud been drinking heavily und Is sup
posed to have chilled to death.
Jim Cunningham, the young man
who is charged with ravishing I.iliio
Dcun at Oklahoma City, has been in
dicted. Tho court fixed his bond at
81,000, but ho is unable at present to
Miss Ilattie Hoece of Wellington, is
visiting relatives in the city.
llev. Lowery will begin a protracted
meeting at the Methodist cliuivh next
Judge Dale has modified the per
emptory writ against J. H Quoin, e
regent of the agricultural college,
through the efforts of Attorney t'uii
uinghum. Hut ex-regent Ewing is
loft to whistle.
On account of the merchant's excur
sion to Fort Worth November 21, the
Gulf, Colorado and Santa l'o Railroad
at Purcell and points south thereof
will sell excursion tickets at rate of
one dollar for tho round trip. Train
Iqavcs Purcell at 3:10 a. in., reaches
Fort Worth nt 0:40 u. in. Returning
special train leaves Fort Worth .it '.1:15
p. ui. To join this excursion take
train here at 11.10 p. in., November 22.
Ii. It. Delaney. 302t2
Miller's candy kitchen is the place
to get all kinds of fresh home-made
llert Jones, local editor of tho
paper. Then pin It In a towel and snrigiitly rerry Democrat, was in tlio
keop It in a dark, cool place. Before
preparing it for the table place it in a
pan of cold water and let it remain for
nn hour. This will mnko it crisp and
That's a question the people of
Guthrie should keep rattling. Disease
is bound to follow improper drainage.
Advocate and agitate the sowcrage
The board uf trade, notwithstanding
the renewed allegiance of its mem
bers, Is slowly slipping back into tho
This should not be.
Every citizen who has the welfare of
tliis progressive city at heart should
attend tho meetings nf tho board.
Suggestions are wanted.
The few punctual members are be
coming tired of doing all tho talking
and suggesting. They want help.
They should have It. Lot eve-y mem
ber attend und put his shoulder to the
wheel for the upbuilding of Guthrie.
"Its queer this city hasn't a street
railway system," remarked an observ
ait traveling man at the Palace last
evening. "The town is surely large
enough, and thcro nre enough capital
ists here to batld a good road You
should have an electric railway by all
And the traveling man Is right
- Wc have inaugurated the most sensational sale of Men's, Boys
and Children's Suits and Overcoats ever before attempted in this
territory. It will doubly repay you to investigate. No old auction
stuff, no odds and ends, but bright, new, fresh fall and winter mer
chandise for wear, fit and workmanship can only be equaled in the
largest cities in the country.
Sensational Prices on Men's Suits.
Sensational Prices on Men's Overcoats.
Sensational Prices on Men's Underwear.
Sensational Prices on Hats and Neckwear.
Sensational Prices on Furnishing Goods.
Sensational Prices on Boys' Suits,
In fact, we are out for a sensation on prices. Good, honest,
ready-to-wear clothing never was and perhaps never will be sold at
the prices wc have made for this great sensational sale. Wc have
not the space to quote prices. Come and see us. (let reliable
goods for less money than you would pay for inferior stuff else
where. Attend this sale, it will save you money.
222 OKLAHOMA AVENUE.
The most complete line of Heating and Cook Stoves
city at prices to suit all. Also carry a full line of oil heaters,
full line of Shelf and Heavy Hardware. Everything in
BIG REDUCTION IN WALL PAPER. Ii-
E FEELS SORRY NOW.
Now is the time to paper your homes. In order to
make room for our large spring stock of Wall Paper,
which will begin to arrive in about thirty days, we will
sell fpr tie g thirty days wall paper and paints at prices
that wjll surprise you. We have the largest stock in the
city to select from, and we can sure suit you, both in
prices and paper, if you will look at our stock.
We have just received a full line of Colgate & Co.'s
FINE PERFUMES AND TOILET SOAPS,
which we would be pleased to show you. We are head
School Books and School Supplies, Drugs, Chemicals,
AND PATENT MEDIOINES.
Wallace &Muller, Pharmacists.
ALWAYS GLAD TO SHOW GOODS-NO TROUBLE.
X. horHfll, an lUcajiril Trusty, ICecac.
turril mid llrouiflit llnck.
Deputy United States Marshal xt
nur arrived la the city from Enid yes
Iterday with ono IL A. Xorwell, who
wus lodged in a cell ut the federal
bastile. Last summer Xorwcll was
arrested on the charge of selling
whisky to Indians. He was placed, In
jail and on account of his good be
havior ho was made a trusty. In Sp
tcmber Norwell took, advantage of hlj
liberties and escaped, anil u,&uged to
elude arrest uo,tU sighted by Captain
Hutnp.r. la was brought to the city
in irpns and It is pateut he will do no
more "trusty work."
The Knights Templar held a ban
quet Monday night at Mrs. Vun Voor
hees boarding house. It was a pleas
Itcv. Win. MePheeters, the new
pastor of the First Presbyterian church
paid Oklahoma City a visit yesterday,
The organization of the West liuth
rie lire department is almost effected.
A hose house is being builL
(luthrlu can boast of good b.liool
children. The rolls of honor publish
od in Til p. Lkadkii are significant of
Kx-Governor Seay was up from King
J. C. Allen, a former resident of
(luthrie, came In yesterday from Hunt
A. C. Potter, Harry Strough and Dr.
Slocum arc in Kingfisher attending
the meeting of the grand lodge, I ()
Ike Hlrschfleld Is here from Perry.
He fell from a moving train Monday,
sustaining a sprained unkle. lie is
now obliged to uko crutches.
Fire Chlof Taylor packed his um
brella yesterday und went to King
fisher to ut'end the I. O. O. I grand
T. S. (Stone is here from Klldare.
Tho horse market is in full bloom
Kcv. King is in Okluhoma City.
W. Ii lleatty is here from Wichita.
Attorney Fred Hlklns is home from
1M Joyce has returned from Kansas,
II. K. Taggart and C M. Uurni-tt,
late of Kuoxville, Tenn.. called on
Tiik Li:adkh ycbterduy. They have
located ut New Kirk.
The Ponca cash grocery company of
Panca was chartered by Secretary
I.owe, yesterday. Capital stock S10,-000.00.
Governor U,enfrow appointed the
following notaries yesterday: C. M.
Webb, county L; Millard Walker. Hd
mouil; J. It. Cullison, Bnlil, and David
P. Kennedy, county Q.
Daniel J. Morris is in tho city, the
guest of his. brother, Davis J. Morris,
o,f Uanley A Morris. He has just sold
out his drug business at Oskuloosa,
Iowa, and comes here to make some
realty investments and may probably
Miller's Candy Kitchen has been re
opened next door to the lleo Hive, on
Second street. 3U2U
Sporting Goods line. Genuine Glidden Barbed Wire a specialty.
son & Morris!
Our branch house at Perry is complete in every Department.
Ill T GO UIGI1T OX TO
Away up horses, line saddlers, gentle, stylish drivers, riding habits, fine lobes, new
surreys, phaetons, buggies, .drummer wagons, etc. Courteous treatment. Low prices.
Come and see me and jou will be pleased. 302 corner Vilas and First, Guthrie, Ok. Tel
ephone No. 72.
Eugene Tucker, Solicitor and Collector.
R. J. Tucker, Prop.
Seven room house ? 1 6
I-our room house and barn 10
Three-rom hotuv 7
1 wo room house 4
$1.00 per Day.
$5.00 per Week.
EY TO LOAN!
1 arms ut on inside
Some choice bargains m City prop
erty and farm. Call and see us.
LODGING 25 AND GO GENTS.
S. FRAZIER, Proprietor,
Newly Furnished Throughout.
FURNISHED ROOMS FOR RENT.
It Capturri a Second I'rlxe at the World'
Fair Col. Cune'i Ilcturn,
Oklahnmn tta ntlll In tlm ,.nn unH
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luuuutm arc, iu ubo mo si reel ver
nacular, out of sight Col L. Cone re
turned yesterday from Chicago. He
had charge of Oklahoma's exhibit at
the World's Fair, and hu speaks In
Henry Pearson of Orlando Is In the
Mrs. S. V. Thompson vent to Ar
kansas city vsterday to visit friends.
Counterfeit Si cent pieces arc In cir
culation in the city.
Tlje farcial comedy, TiukUk Hath,''
was presented at the opera hou&o last
nipht to a largo ami well pleased
Lynd's Real Estate & Loan Go
Why Is It
Ynil will eo and p.i 4."t tu f l
fur a suit win ii mui run Ki't
tlii'buuic thniKlx'tti'MiimU fur
S25 N S30
And it tit RiiuriiiiU'cd 01 no
Sill'. Tills 1 III! p4MT Mow,
but facts. l'or tin- mt 10du)S
1 soil all oiiliTs ut 21 per cent
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W. M. McCOY,
va WVst Oklahoma aveiuui
NICE CLEAN BEDS.
MUST MEALS IN THE CITY.
Lumber, Sash, Doors,
Blinds, Lath and Shingles.
We cheerfully furnish estimates on all bills. Give us a calL
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