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nsational Sale !
OKLAHOMA LED THE VAN
THE WORLD'S FAIR.
Ti'ilihn grubbed U jrlrl. thf huii! in
caiidovent lights, which huu bi-cn
1, ing dormant for several night, ud
tielily burst forth, smiling refulgent
(lows over the nudlcnce. Cool bonds
prevailed nnd trouhlo was averted.
Hut It wa a menu trick of the electric
LIO.HTS AND SHADOWS.
TO THE FRONT,
We offer the public an opening day, Dec 4, that Gnth
rie's enterprising merchants have never before- done, 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 wc have done justice to you and pride to ourselves to see
our store crowded to its utmost capacity on this day, and we
will take pleasure in showing our goods and prices for future
reference in making' yuor purchases for Xmas presents. Wc
are dictators in price of goods carried in our line, hoping to
to see you all out Monday, Dec. 4, we have decided to sell
on this day the same as other days.
The Racket Store.
CARRIED OFF OYER A DOZEN PRIZES.
Itpinnrknlilo Slumlng: for till cJrnml
Territory Flour, Corn. Whent, UtiN
inn, Oit nnil llurkn hrnt
In the Mot.
llnMeiil)iB uf n IT
HEAVY DAMAGE SUIT.
JAMES GREEN SUES THE CITY
FOR IMPROPER DRAINAGE.
lln Wiintft Thirteen Ilunilrcil Dollur
nnmtiRt'it to lilt Property on Ine
Street Ulinrlr Smith will
iil.o ItrliiK Suit.
As Tin: Li:aii:ii predicted, the city
of (iuthrie is once more the defendunt
In 11 suit for damages.
Yesterday .lames Urc'en, through his
attorneys, Keaton and Turner entered
suit in the district court, against the
city, and prays damages in the sum of
The suit is the direct result of Im
proper drainage. We have no so.ver
age system ami without this, proper
drainage annot be secured.
In his petition, the pla'ntift alleges
that his house was comparatively new
and erected at a cost of 51,100. That
by nn overllow of water from an open
diteli in front mid residence was
damaged, and rendered almost unfit
(rceu's attorneys claim they have
a strong case and intend to push it to
tlio biUer end
Charles Smith, proprietor of the
Knglisli Kitchen is also preparing to
bring suit against the city for dam
ages sustained by un overllow of
In the light of those suits it seems
the city salons would move themselves
and cause the building of u first-class
CAUGHT ON THE CURB.
ate oysters on tho half-shell in the
same lunch house. There's nothing
singular in that only tho young lady
didn't have to write the names on tho
shells again. Now, the questions are,
were the shells washed'.' and are the
same shells used for every oyster
"I tell you this sewerage matter
should be pushed, and expeditiously,
too. This is a large town; we have no
drainage, no sewerage system what
ever, and if some sanitary measures
are not taken before next summer,
there will be no end of sickness in the
city." Thus spoke a leading physician
a few days ago. "It won't do to dally
with these questions longer; our health
depend upon it; it is a matter of life
and death. Without drainage no city
can be free of sickness."
AMONG THE CRIMINALS.
feet, to use
is no question about
was strictly In it
She got there with both
an expression forcible If
According to the reports
"I am glad to see Tin; Lkadkii agi
tating tho museum matter," remarked
a lotal minister yesterday. "Tho pro
ject is one that should commend itself
to every enterprising citizen. The ex
hibits of tho World's Fair could not be
utilized in a better manner. We must
let our light shine."
A fow days since a skit was printed
in this column regarding a parlor oc
currence on Noble avenue. It refer
red to a coy house which sits near the
sidewalk and a young man and lady;
silhouettes on the wull played a part
in tli0jttory, which told of a young
man's rythmatleal lovemaktng in full
hearing of passorsby. Since the pub
lication of tho story, It appears that
there are a number of co.y houses
which sit near the sidewalk on Noble
avenue, and fuither, that more than
one young couple experiences the
Jiangs of love mi that thoroughfare.
Yesterday a matron of florid com
plex! jn and a detirledly Celtic accent to
her volee, tailed at Tut: Lkadkii otllce.
uud unteied a general denial of the
story, if it referred tohcr duughter.
She also said that her future son-in-law
didn't make love in ry Mimes, and
that silhouettes weren't kept in her
house. TjiiiI.kauku hastens to set the
ludy right in the matter, and if cupld
h is a kkk coining, let him enter ituow
or forever after hold his peace.
About two weoks ago two young
couples partook of oysters on the half-
shell in a Second street lunch house.
After devouring tho oysters, one of the
young ludies, with nothing else to do,
borrowed her oscort's pencil nnd wrote
tho names of tho party on each of the,
shells. Si' ml ay evening the samo party
Tom .Ion en Tukeu to Htlllwnter .luck
Mltehell Again III the Federal .lull.
Turnkey W. It. Moglll of the federal
jail has returned from 11 Krno,
whither he conveyed .1. I l'aync,
charged with changing numbers on
filing papers, l'aync was released by
Judgo Hurford "on n habeas corpus
Tom Jones, u Dalton bandit, was
taken to Stillwater yesterday to be ar
raigned for trial
Jumcs Colbert, murder, and Hugh
Miller, perjury, wero returned from
Stillwater yesterday. Their cases
were continued until tnc April term of
Jack Mitchell, the old soldier who is
troubled with rats in his garret, was
brought down from Perry yesterday
again and jailed. He is charged with
larceny Mitchell imagines ho is
mayor of Perry.
..Chas. Tinker, Fred and Chas. Mon-
..' t 1 H'. Hill- I...1.....1 l
urill IU illiu 1111. llllll.,v vtcit; luuuu III
the federal jail last night to servo sen
tences. They were found guilty of
selling whisky in the Osage country.
A STRONG LEGAL FIRM.
Commissioners Cone nnd Mitch bring
back, the Oklahoma building on the
fair grounds was the Mecca of sight
seers. These gentlemen did good
work for Oklahoma at tho exposition,
and naturally, nto enthusiastic ove.
the results, for they carried away
nioro agricultural prizes than any
-II .....I.. .. 4 !..... M Mtlnt. I . .
Ulliui niuvu in Luuikuij. i.i. .i.i... Jinn lore
gives tho Oklahoma City Times-Journal
the following list of prl.es won by
First prize for tho best soft winter
wheat Hour. Awarded to Jones Mill
ing company on Hour made from 1'ul
caster wheat grown on Monroe Neil's
First prl.o on Fultz wheat raised by
XV. It. Siniih, six miles west of Okla
First prize for Fulcastcr wheat
raised by Monroe Ncal in Nine Mile
The best exhibit of corn, which
came from iixinhoma and Cleveland
counties. Three states showed larger
ears, but none showed as long grain,
or us many rows.
The first prize on milo umize, raised
on tiovernor Seay's farm.
First prize on buckwheat grown in
First prize on oats grown si miles
east of Oklahoma City.
Premiums for the tallest corn grown
by McKinney of Cleveland county;
tallest sorghum; tallest broom corn,
grown In Oklahoma county; tallest
grass, gathered in Oklahoma county;
second pri.o for cotton on the stulk,
grown In Clevelunl county.
The prcminms mentioned were se
cured over the world. In the compe
tition for tho wheat and flour prem
iums, hundreds of exhibits were en
tered. Cob Cone says that occasionally
somebody would tome to him and ask
If those things really grew in Okla
homa. "Thcro is no other place in
the world where such things grow"
was always his reply, lie would then
explain that if Kansas or Texas had
grown the products they would have
been found in the exhibits of those
Nearly all of the premium wheat was
carried awaj in haudfuls, "Dy curiosity
hunters and practical farmers.
Mr. Jones says he is flooded with let
ters of inquiry regarding the wheat of
this country, brought out by tho re
port of the prizes.
The melancholy days have rotue
or which inn poet waueu:
V cannot llnd the overcoat
We erstwhile had entailed,
It was our putpiioo that this coat
Should Trve another eaon.
Hut to the MherilT It has gone
For 'mm' spool He ieaon.
I It. I Hopkins of llutehinson, wan
I sas, is in the city viewing his property
, The case ol Moore vs Dr. Granger,
tried in Cassidy's court, resulted in a
I verdict for Moore. The case was one
I iu which Moore sued Granger for
I 31i. 10, wages due for a job of plaster
Miss Sallle West of Arkansas City is
I in town.
I S. 11. Herndon is here from Wichita.
I Mr. A. C Ollliatiscn gives his per
sonal attention to all accounts given
ollectlon. 3ti3 1m
Large solect bulk oysters at Miller's
candy kitchen on Second street
Mrs. P. It. Peek left for Albany,
New York, yesterday.
Invitations are out for the K. of P.
(eorge Gardner is in Kingfisher.
II. H. Guthrey wns in fiom Perrv
yesterday, enroute to Ft Worth.
Attorney Huston, C M. Karnes, II.
K. Asp, Hdgar Jones, ltob't Martin and
others loft for Kingfisher yesterday
afternoon to attend the statehood con
vention. Kx-Mnrshul Crow lev of Arkansas
City is here.
C. W. Poiitsou of Perry Sundayed in
Harrison's Select Players gave r per
formance at the opera house last
The Guthrie Kuildlng and Loan as
sociation sold a sit in of money Satur
day night at an per cent.
Miss Marlin will give n big dinner at
the Prairie Dale school house on
A. II. Vance died in Oklahoma City
K. F Kennedy and Hdna M. Hodgson
stole a team of horses at Kinglisher
Sunday, and drove to Oklahoma City.
There there were married and arrest
ed. Hev. Shuck is under arrest at Okla
homa City for embezzlement.
A good man in the right pluce, Is A.
C. Oithausen, who 's doing a general
collecting business in Guthrie. All re
counts given him will bo collected if
possible. Onico with S. 1). Deckerover
Guthrlo National Hunk. 303 lm
Local churches were well attended
Fifteen wagon loads of wood and
about 12 bales of cotton were market
ed in the city yesterday.
A large number of citizens left yes
terduy for Kinglisher to attend the
statehood convention. More will go
over today. The meeting promises to
be an exciting one.
Win. Donuho and Mace llodcnhelmcr
have dissolved partnership, llodcn
Attorney I. T. Morgan. J. 1., I'auroukt mill
.1, A. linker Incorporate.
A co-partnership was entered into
yesterday by Messrs. I). T. Mcrgan, J.
I Pancoast and Senator J. A. Hakcr,
the well known baristers.
Attorneys Pancoast and Morgan will
attend to the Perry business, while
Senator liakcr will have charge of the
loul business. Pancoast and Morgan are
too well known to need any mention.
Mr. llaker Is a versatile lawyer and
jmlst, and came here recently from
Georgia, where he served in tho state
senate. Upon being admitted to the
territorial bar ho passed a splendid ex
amination and was complimeuted by
This makes a splendid law llrui and
tho members are entitled to the vast
amount of business they are enjoying.
The Stllen Court MiirtUl.
The evidence in tho Stiles court
martial is now all In and those who
heard all thu evidence, all declare that
no case at all was tnudc against the
captain, at least the evidence would
not convict iu a civil court. Tho ar
gument will bo heard today, and a
vote will follow the argument, but the
result will not bo made public until it
is first passed upon by the president
' Appointed Superintendent.
Governor Itenfrow yesterday ap
pointed ltobert A. Sullins, superin
tendent of schools for county K.
i GOT THE WRONG MAN.
Chief Clerk lx'$ 1'rultlefiH Journey to
Kiltly, New Mexleti,
In the early part of last week a man
supposed to bo C. F. McDonough, wai
arrested at Oklahoma City by S. S.
Nix, chief clerk of Marshal Nix's
i Governor Itenfrow appointed the
following notaries yesterday: J. M.
! McConnoll, Kinlisher; XV. I). Kailey,
I county O.
' Yesterday was a balm v, autumn day.
nnd the streets were crowded with
.Wo have the Italian skies here.
Sam Oberly, ah aged negro, died
Dr. Farrington has returned from a
olllne. McDonough was wanted in i trip to Sioux City, Iowa. He brought
Kddyt N. M., for violation of tho mar
Mr. Nix at once took his prisoner to
New Mexico, but upon nrrlving there
he was dumbfounded upon learning
that he had tho wrong man. His
prisoner's name Is Chus. Vail, nnd lie
bears a striking resemblance to McDon
ough. Vail was at once release!, and
Mr. Nix paid his fare back to Okla
homa the government refusing to pay
his horse and buggy with him.
Deputy Sheriff Van Voorhees is try
ing to be sick.
Dame llutnor suys a wedding will
shortly take place on Proud street
W. C. Wells is here
Harrison's players are
at the Palace.
We 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 no Men's Suits.
Sensational Prices on Men's Overcoats.
Sensational Prices on Men's Underwear,
Sensational Prices on Hats and Neckwear.
Sensational Prices on Furnishing1 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 a'
the prices we have made for this great sensational sale. We have
not ihc space to quote prices. Come and see us. Get reliable
goods for less money than you would pay for inferior stuff else
where. Attend this sale, it will save you monev.
A LOST BROTHER.
222 OKLAHOMA AVENUE.
The most complete line of Heating and Cook Stoves in
city at prices to suit all. Also carry a full line of oil heaters,
full line of Shelf and Heavy Hardware. Everything in
BIG ieilCTIBN IN WALL PAPER.
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 for the next thirty days wall paper and paints at prices
that will 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 Sclieol Sfiftfts, Drugs, Chemicals,
AND PA-TENT MEDIOINE13.
Wallace &Muller, Pharmacists.
ALWAYS LAD TO HW -NO TROUBLE.
, MiiKlRton, of KnnivlIIr, Trim..
Wanted information as to tlio where
abouts of Armstrong II Singleton. Ho
wah last heard of at Kingfisher. (). T.,
about Sept 13, 181)1. Was in poor
health. Tall, slender, blue eyes, hair
slightly red; aged thirty. two years.
Any Information as to his fate or
whereabouts will be paid for by his
anxious brother, XV. K. Singleton,
I.ltrrjrjnnii TurUor' Prosperity.
Mr. K. !. Tucker, tho enterprising"!
livery and sales stablo man, on the
ornor ot viiau anu first, streets, re
ports business good in his line. Sold
15 head high grade horses last weak at
atlsfaetory prices, besides a number
of work teams. He says that if these'
jood old Democratic days continue to
'inper. ho will build a barn in tho
pring that will bo a credit to tlio city.
llunry Cuiuplirll Aculli,
Tho police are after Honey Campbell.
Last week Honey was arrested
for vagrancy but as ho possessed
money tho charge didn't stick. A fow
days ago, it is alleged that Honey
trid tho "impalment act" with it
knife on a man in West Guthrie, and
subsequently relieved anpther man of
his gold watch.
Justice McCarver is endeavoring to
have Day, tho prisoner sentenced to
tho pen recently for grand larceny, re
leased from jail on bond. What au
thority he has for doing this is un
A Mean Trick.
A panic was imminent at one time
I during the progress of the play at the
I opera bouse last night. Just as the,
J. K Davltt is hero from St. Joe.
C. XV. Wilder of I'itthbnrg, is in tho
Mrs. W. I). Ford and children of
1'itt.sburg, Kits., aro in the city.
12. L. Donahue was down yesterday
, M. Leonard, Kred Hearer, Joe Hal
lou and Andy Craig aro visitors from
T. M. Deal and George Chevey of
Wichita, are in town.
Marshal Tilghman of Terry, visited
the city yesterday.
Xew hats at Miss Patterson's. Xo
rent to pay enables me to hell at the
lowest posslblo prices, l'lease call be
fore buying. 3t
Order your Thanksgiving dainties
from the Home Hakery. Fruit cake,
Kngl'sh plum pudding, mince meat
and mince pies kept constantly on
hand. White and brown bread, rolls,
and fancy cakes made to order. Orders
may be left at Mr. Salmon's supply
house or at 108 east Harrison avenue,
Sporting Goods line. Genuine Glidclen Barbed Wire a specialty.-
Farquharson & Morris!
Our branch house at Perry is complete in every Department
HIT GO HIGHT ON TO
Away up horses, fine saddlers, gentle, stylish drivers, riding habits, fine robes, new
surreys, phaetons, buggies, drummer wagons, etc. Courteous treatment. Low prices.
Come and see me and you will be pleased. 302 corner Vilas and First, Guthrie, Ok. Tel
ephone No. 72.
Eugene Tucker, Solicitor and Collector.
R. J. Tucker, Prop.
Mr. XV. II. Willhelmy, recently of
Carney, Xeb., has rented Sclmum's
room, 118 Harrison avenue, and is pre
paring to open a shoo shop. He comes
recommended as a practical and relia
ble workman and should receive a
bhare of tho public's patronage.
John Gilbert was yesterday circulat
ing a subscription paper to raise money
for maintaining u merchant's police
man on Harrison avenue. Ho met
with llattering success, receiving over
thirty subscribers. Mr. Gilbert will
probably patrol the avenue himself.
Seven-room house $16
Four-room house and barn 10
Tliree-rom house 7
Two-room house 4
On Farms or on inside
Some choice bargains in City prop
erty and farms. Call and see us.
Lynd's Real Estate & Loan Go
$1.00 per Day.
$5.00 per Week.
JaO DOING 1D AND DO OIJINTM
S. FRAZ1ER, Proprietor,
Newly Furnished Throughout,
FURNISHED ROOMS FQR RENT.
Finding fault with others Is one way
of telling people that you are not
quite so good as you ought to be your
self. In the world there are only two
wuys of raising one's selfj either by
one's own industry, or the weaknesj
Fxrin to I.eaie.
Will lease quarter section of bottom
land on Deep Fork, fenced well, thirty
acres broke, house, eto. Call at
Leaoei. ofllce, 271-lw
Why Is It
That customers return tlnio
after time for their suits und
pan is to
W. M. McCOY,
llecause he does as ho agrees
to do guaranteei a lit and
t'oiiiiiIotosatUfactlnn, and doc
It, The only full lino of goodH
Iu town to select from.
NICE CLEAN BEDS.
BEST MEALS IN THE CITY.
205 OKLAHOMA AV.
Lumber, Sash, Doors,
Blinds, Lath and Shingles.
We cheerfully furnish estimates on all bills.
Give us a call.