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8 Ppiksif CHwiiF0R
TO THE FRONT, ,
m f We offer the public an opening day, Dec. 4, that Guih
rie s enterprising merchants have never before done, and the
day of our great opening we irive uverv ladv. vonnrr or old
a souvenir free, also a treat in way of a holiday goods, never'
before offered you in "this out new country," We will feel
that we have done justice to you and pride to ourselves to seel
our sioie crowded u its utmost capacity on this day, and we
will take pleasure in. showing our goods and prices for future
refere-ice in making yuor purchases for Xmas presents. We
are dictators in price of goods carried in our line, hoping to
to s.-e vou all out Monday, Dec. 4, we h.tve decided to sell
on this day the same as other da s.
The Racket Store.
SHOW ON THE ROCKS.
PROCEEDS AND BACOAOE
MiprlfT Painter Ciiimf tin- l'rctty Nymph
The btifrptiKO ami property of Har
rison's Select 1'ltiyors, a ilrninuMc com.
puny now Hllinp u dato ut tho Mo-
Kcnnon opera house, were attached
1V Sherlir I'ulntcr and Deputy Vnn
oorneus yoslenlay, while Mnuagur
ronteoost ivns gai-maliped for Monday
It seems that tho select players were
lioolted for a neck's stand at Kingfisher
This dato they canee'lcd, and caine
hurc. The Kingfisher opera house
management claim that they were
duinngoil y reason of having
billed tho company and al
leged that tliu theatrical pooplo
did not give them proper notice of
eancollalion. For all of which the
pluintiils desire tliolhithrio receipts of
When the officers appeared on the
stage .Monday night there were
blanched faces and scampering on the
part of the girls, who imagined their
toilets would Uo swiped. Manager
l'entecost siu eroded in having the
baggage released yesterday in order
that last night's dato could be tilled,
and it is probable that the whole mat
ter will bo compromised today.
LIGHTS AND SHADOWS.
Tim Unpin nln-H of . Day 1'ulttifuII)
One imrtloii of the people
A might) multitude--I'tire
nothing for Haw ail.
From any standpoint viewed;
The turlffs don't disturb, them,
.Not rlo tliu silver laws
They are chiefly Interested
lut nuw lubruitu chins.
Clyde Muttox is at Terry.
U. C. McClelland of Pueblo, Colo., is
in tho city.
Outline contains 1 ss number of
people s u tiering for the necessaries of
life than any tity in the wofct.
The ladies of the M. 11 Church,
South, were out yesterday collecting
money for the pastor. Kov. Wimberly
is a good man.
.Mrs I A llrittaln, af tor a pleasant
visit of eight weeks with her paients,
left tho early part of the week for her
home in New York City. Her father,
l!ev. ,1. M. (Jreenu, iiicompanicd her
and her thieo children as far as Kan
l!ro Smith desires the presence, of
the ladies and friends of his church to
meet Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock
at tho church to make arrangements
for conference which meets Dec -'I.
Tho Chicago la grippe is prevailing
quite extensively in our city. Those
t lint stayed at homo ure talcing com
fort over it.
Mr. A. C Ollhiuisen
son nl attention to all
him for collection.
gives his per
.lun 1 in
New huts at Miss Patterson's. No
rent to pay enables me to toll at the
lowest possible prices. Please call be
fore buying. 3t
C. .1. Touoy and Miss Laura Cun
ningham, of this city, weie married by
Father .Dcllrassc yesterday at tho
Catholic church. Mr. C A. Smith and
Miss Hose S.nith were the attendants.
It was a quiet and happy affair The
couple will co to house keeping at
once. Mr. Touey holds the position
The Kingfisher Con
Resolutions for Statehood
On Lines Laid Down by
the Former Conven
tion at Purcell.
Harmonious Session. I
yyiii iy inji")yy(HyiHMnn wi'iMiwniy
rtioumauiMtnt tumotph'ro and OUln-1
hon.a prais were uiif i ihntoii.l
siul logical metre.
The rPprerntntlTc of t i ' -
MW. fhoctiix. llPICd"P i i I, l i
' , Scminoli' Indiiiii ii.itiuiis, Id ,i I, n i. .1 j
I the eumentiuti in fimc. tim'.. .i u-nt
ilppre of Interct in the pr, i-edm-
Purlng thi- afterniioii a luige mini
ber nf resolutions were mil .iilitocl
i 'M"it.iy iiijiynmH ,,r wfiii mn,,,.
.tvn,,. . i. ! n i i .-,, rTi .- ..(. .. ., M ., ,
of book keeper with Nix, Halsell &.
Co , and the bride is an accomplished
! young ladv.
Dr. hauiont, an aristocratic physi
cian of Oklahoma City, is under arrest
for pjtit larceny.
"Jerry, the Tramp" was presented
nt the opera house last night by
Harrison's select players. 7
.1. W. Hlnckwood is here from Hon-
(ieorge Loyton is here from Concor
Chns. L'nn has opened a shoe shop
on Harrison avenue.
Dr. Uobbs will hold union Thanks
giving services at the M. 11 church on
llev. Joe Jones, the llie-cating evan-'
gelist, will arrive in Guthrie next
I'nion services will be held at the!
First M. M church at 11 o'clock i
Thanksgiving day. Ucv. Dr. Dobbs of
the llaptist church will preach.
Mr. Herbert I.eaell gave a pleasant
parly Monday night at his home.
Fourteen persons were present and
conversation" was the feature. Oys
ters were the refreshment;
Mr. llarl of St. Joe, is visiting 11. V.
ThcOkltihoma Driving Park asso-
sotne proy find promt'. -thors pine
tteal nnd pertinent, and xntiip delegnten
seemed detirous of mount Uliju j con
press on every quttion under the un
MXe the one principal quest too ttete
hood The Chickasaw problem came up for
discussion and one delegate remarked:
"The Chlckasnw Nation t-dny ie ready
to tnkc its lauds In severalty." The
commission appointed to treat with
the five civilised tribes have been or
dered to the fiphl. They go with -.ealed
instructions. They will make fair
propositions to those niitious, which
will recommend themselves to the vast
majority. If the chiefs to whom those
propositions will be presented, either
through ignorance, rascality or
vleiousness, rcfusu to give proper
consideration to tho government's nl
tipjatuui, they will be gladly received
by tho rank and (lie.
That four or live should use the rev
enues of the five nations for their ag
grandizement is outrageous nnd will
be tolerated no longer, and congress
will not lend itself, neither will the
interior department, to nuv siu-h un-
just proceedings "
I After several hours of "convention-
McADAMS MADE PERMANENT CHAIRMAN ' lzi,"'" th0 1s '""" "t
I the monotony by getting down to real
,, i business.
' Stirring resolutions were adopted
With Major Corricran of Perry, ' favoring single statehood, with
Vlco-Prosiclont. I divisions of tho common
I domain of the live civilised tribes,
within alienable reservations of Wo
acres to oacli individual.
'the memorial and resolutions
further ask for the dissolution of ail
tribal relations nnd the abrogation of
I all cattle leases.
With Division of the Oommou Domain of The mt.morial drawn up for presen
1'ivo Civilized Tribes, within Alienable tutlon to congress, is voluminous and
Hc3crvittion of 1G0 Acres to Each In "only, but sets forth tho desire of the
dividual-It Favors Dissolution of all I convention in telling form.
Col. Roddick, of Oklahoma
City, Servos as Temporary
Chairman of tho
Delegates Favor Single Statehood
Tribal Relations and the Abrogation of
all Oattlo Leases.
Special to Tin: Li: wiru:
KiMii'isiiKit, Okla.. Nov. US. This
AVns :i red-li.Lter iliiv fm K tftfrflftlinr.
ptbToTZn'S T1 w,t' vr
inj llllll bllU IIUIUL? ttllU IUII'M:i
will be good driving und a tine display
of blooded slock.
Frank Wyatt held a turkoy rallle
last night and one will be held to-day
Iiijn. James Grace of Nevada, Mo ,
is In the city.
Mnrshal Tilghmnn is down from
Judge llco. (tunlnur came in yester
day from Kingfisher.
T. C. Harper of Poncn, was in the
city yesterday. Mr. 11. says Ponca Is
George Strobcl. proprietor of Go.r-
inaina, will serve a venison stew, tiat- i
C. 11. Taylor of Do Moinos, Iowa, Is
here with a view to locating.
Frank Miller of Dcs Milnes, Iowa, is
lieiu. He expects to locate.
Mrs. Sarah Haskell, of Greencastle.
Ind , is visiting her relatives, the
Grays, south of town.
Dr. Jtooth of Hopkins, Mo., is tho
guest of Itev. Mol'hooters. lie is a
dentist and may locale.
xander Cain and Miss l.awra D.
tson, both of Oak View town
ship, were united in wedlock by Judge
"Ship alloy" is the rapid name of a
Perry pig joint
The Pawnee Indians received their
government annuity yesterday.
Ponca City claims ItiO'J people.
Tho Masonic lodgo held a special
communication last night. The affnlr
was very plcusant.
John V. Fortner was released from
the county jail yesterday by Judge
Lawrence on a wilt of habeas corpus.
He was brought from K county.
Mrs. Sinclair of Qiilncy. III., is in
the city. She will travel through
Texas this winter. "
11 D. It Itrownlco and IM Lain es
chewed the convention and came from
J. C. Curry is lieu from Arkansas
Frank Worcester of Fort Scott is in
L Dillon of Waco. Texas, is here.
. John Rogers of Carlton, Mo., is a
visitor to tho metropolis.
A Nc I'lillroiil C'oiiiIiik.
The Dakota, Wichita & Galveston
railway is a now line that desires to
get tnlo Guthrie. Let it come.
Trrrltorlul Trutliir' AxKiii'lutton.
The annual meeting of the Terri
torial Teachers' Association will lie
held at Oklahoma City December '.T,
','S nnd -!), ISM.
This promises to be tho mu,.t im
portant and most interesting meeting
hold in the territory.
Among tho questions lo be solved
i are the following: "I'roblems that
Can We llest
I tut f,llnllt,rT,
Piivnte houses, and even'- , ,. .,
. . . , , , .- IIMUIWII V K. r, HUtt
uarns, Here uroiiirni into rciiuisuion i ,, ,. , , .., , , ,
,ii.., , Combine knowledge Getting and 1) s-
to shelter the visitors. ,,,,., ,, ....
,, . ,. ., cipline, "Impediments to the Ito s
1 hn one topic of conversation on the '. , .. , , . ,. , ,,
. . i j .i , i , Success in School, "I so and Abuse of
streets and in tho business houses was , , ., , ,, .,. ,,, , , ,, ,, ,
.,..,, ., , ' Text-books," "Do We Teach Pupils to
the statehood convention, and mer- i ., , ,, , , l
i , ,.,,,,, ,,Sludy.' "I ho lonelier, etc.
ohuiits enjoyed a thriving busines.', and i . ., , .,, . ,
(klilfll lllliu ) III' 11 III llilkl lltll L III
country people from miles around
wero drawn to the city, principally to
attend tho convention und witness the !
proceedings, but while hero they
loosened their purso strings, and lnid in
the supply of provisions which should
have been done on Saturday.
Kingfisher, although a progressive
and thrifty town, does not get many
such gatherings, in fact, never had
one like this before, and consequent1'
her people were up and doing to
gntlier in the enthusiasm und shekels.
As early us ono o'clock people began
winding their way to tho Auditorium
and at a quarter to 'J o'clock, the
spacious building was packed with
At i o'clock this afternoon the big
convention convened. 1' rom tho start
the enthusiasm was trreat. and each
county was represonttd by its full
quota of delegates as follows:
Canadla ii io
kingfisher , in
Logun ,..,, pi
Potta watoinlo ... 10
Payne r pi
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From informal remarks nnd conver
sation, the sentiment of the attending
delegates was conspicuously divided"
Some talked in favor of single state
hood out and out, while others stoutly
these papers and discussions are Dr.
Xeal and Prof. Mngruder, of the agri
cultural college: Prof. Winans, of the
normal school; Prof Dol'.arr and
I Amos, of the university: city superin
tendents of the cities and county sup.
eriutendents of the principal counties
of the territory, as woll as lending
teachers from country schools.
In the evenings there will bo an ad
dress of welc.imc, a response, mi an
nual address by the president and a
No teacher live teacher in tho ter
ritory can afford to miss th's pedagog
ical feast of good things.
With half-fare rates on railroads and
free entertainment while attending
the meeting, It is literally cheaper to
than It is to stay at home
Tho true grcatuoss of the future
j state of Oklahoma will depend upon
(how prudently her educational inter
ests are fostered. Comu nnd holp to
blli'll. F. II. I'MIIOI.TZ,
Cli'm U. Com.
Mrs. McAlistor is improving her
8 liroad street property by building an
8 Harry Gray's new house will contain
;. r. nurllngninc s now iiouse on
Broad, is nearly ready for occupancy.
DOINGS AND SAYINGS,
A snail travels at the rate of a mile
in fourteen days.
American women are growing taller,
whilo men are getting shorter.
Gloves are not to bo worn at the
table under any circumstances.
Distinguished doctors sav tho seat
maintained that statehood including of dyspepsia is not tho stomach but
both Oklahoma and Indian Territories, ln lno lleatt'
with tho allonments thrown In, was! Tho net loss of the Philadelphia ex-
r trtrtf W" Mw,'fs TrssBVffftsvnrs,
IUCTIBN 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 s
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. i
We have just received a full line of Colgate & Co.'s
FINE PERFUMES AND TOILET SOAPS,
Inch we would be pleased to show you. We are head- !y
quarters for B
School Books and School Supplies, Drugs, Chemicals
AND PATENT MEDICINES.
Wallace ftMulier, Pharmacists.
ALWAYS GLAD TO SHOW GOODS-NO
the correct thing.
Hill Hackney was not in attendance
nt the convention, mores the pity, but
Dill belongs to Kansas. Oklahoma
enthusiasts ivoro hero in plenty
Sidney Clarke, with a wan tmile cover-
j ing his features, elbowed his way
1 down the aisles, whilo e.-(Joveinor
j Seay had left his "agricultural pluco"
1 j long enough to sco and participate in
" mil was -on - itcmiicK lorigan
McAdams and tho prominent gentle
men composing tho (Jutlirle delega
tion wore on the lloor with shining
faces and bright smiles.
bhortly after 'J o'clock, the lonver
thin was i ailed to ordor and ,ludg
Ucddlck of Oklahoma City, was made
After tho usual prelimiraiics, Col
ouel McAdams of Ardmore, wns elect
ed permanent chairmau, with Corrigaii
of Perry, vice.
Tor ovep two hours tho assembly
was engaged In perfecting organiza
tion and tolling oft delegates.
Considerable wrangling ensued and
more than one delegate"grew excited."
It wns evident from the start that a
number of bull heads wero ou
position in 187t was found to bo
83,000,000; that of the Paris exposition
in 18S0 was twice as much.
The body of .lames Curlin of Trigg
county, Ivy., lies in a neglected grave,
hidden by weeds. Curlin gave the
county the proceeds of his sale of
slaves sixty years ago for school pm
poses. The silver industry of Arizona is a
thing of the past. Thoro is not, u
silver mine or mill in operation in the
territory. Tho inevitable result will
bo to force the gold properties into
prominence und stimulate those mines
that show gold-bearing ores.
Tho Loudon 'limes says that a kola
nut, or even half a nut, will enable a
man to go without food and support
great futigue for twenty-four hours
or more. property not understood
is that of rapidly clearing foul water
and improving beer. It is also said
to remove immediately and thorough
ly tho unsteadiness and stupidity due
Tho output of the mines in the state
of Chihuahua has doubled within four
years and has about quadrupled In ten
years. It is now considerably largor
than tho production of Xew Mexico,
and is increasing more rapidly than
,i. ' tho output of tho mines there Less
than onc-iifth ol the production
' t met unnecessarily retarded. 'Pullers' "T , V"' , T ,
, , ,' "-'-" u mm vaiuo 0 t,0 0i,j produced in
whro also conspicuous. Tho usual I Mexiuo la as jar0 ab Ulat o( all
...or and the proceedings were at """JTS "Y STZ E
4V VlttllUUIIUM A3 VIU aai viv
lariro as that of nil other
, -uiMUUt ol watory was waited en the metals produce!.
We have inaugurated the most sensational sale of Men's, I3os
and Children's Suits and Overcoats ever before attempted in tin
territory. It will doubly repay you to investigate. No old aiu tim
stuff, no odds and ends, but bright, new, fresh fall and winter nn r
chandise for wear, fit and workmanship can onlv 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 Furnishing Goods.
Sensational Prices on Boys' Suits,
In fact, we arc out for a sensation on prices. Good, hones'
ready-to-wear clothing never was and perhaps never will be sold i
the prices we have made for this great sensational sale. We haw
not the space to quote prices. Come and sec us. Get reliable
goods for less money than you would pay for inferior stuff else
where. Attend this sale, it will save you money.
' tvi nrtinivj
222 OKLAHOMA AVENUfe.
The most complete line of Heating and Cook Stoves in the
city at prices to suit all. Also carry a full line of oil heaters. A
rull line of Shelf and Heavy Hardware. Everything in the
Sporting Goods line. Genuine Glidden Barbed Wire a, specialty.
arquharson & Morris!
Our branch house at Perry is complete in every Department.
lll'T CO ItlC.HT OX 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
ephonc No. 72.
Eugene Tucker, Solicitor and Collector.
R. J. Tucker, Prop.
Seven-room house Si 6
Four-room house and barn jo
riu ee rom house 7
I wo room house 4
$1.00 per Day.
$500 per Week.
HONEY TO LOAN!
LODGING 2D AND BO GENTS.
S. FRAZ1ER, Proprietor,
" '("r.-""c Newly Furnished Throughout.
Some choice bargains in City prop
erty and farms. Call and see us.
Lynd's Real Estate & Loan Co
Tliat customers return tlnio
after time fur their Milts und
W. M. McCQY,
treatise ho doe us ho agree
in do- guarantees a fit and
utuiiluii' satisfaction, and does
t Tl.-i...li full lim uf suuti-i
m town to select from.
FURNISHED ROOMS FOR RENT.
NICK CLEAN BEDS. BEST MEALS IN THE CIT ,
THOMPSON & BL1NCOE
Lumber, Sash, Doors,
Blinds, Lath and Shingles.
205 OKLAHOMA AV.'We cheerfully furnish estimates orrall bills. Give us a call.