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A $20.000 ICE PLANT OF TWENTY
Saying He will Not be the
OF OKLAHOMA TERRITORY.!
He ib Well Satisfied with tho At
tornoy-Qenoralship and will bo
bo ii Candidate for Re
Appointment Guthrie, O. T. Nov. 1'J. In the
district court today Frank Kills,
slayer of Forms Clayton plead not 1
gumy 10 tne charge of murder in i
the Hist degree. His trial was -t
down fir .Monday, Xov. 25.
The grand jury returned indiet
inents against John Kly and Frank
Daniels for burglary, John McKoc
for assault with intent to kill and
11. WatMin for grand larceny.
Frank KUis, charged with iniir.
dor, and Thomas Lipscomb, Jwth
plead not guilty. The jury in the
nave of . w Smith charmed with
grand larceny, returned a verdict of
rfiiilty and sentence of the court was
Horace Speed was in this citv he
tween ti.iiim today and in answer to
a que Htion regarding tho "ovcrnor
Hhip of'OklHhoiria, and whether the
name had been tendered him. he n
marked tliat he would not be rov-
ernor, and he wan perfectly .
ia'iuchi wiin ins- present position.
that of luited States attorney and
that he was a candidate for rc.noni-
He left on tho ovenim train and
it is supposed that ho ha gone to
Washington, to talk over the matter
vith the president and that his ad
vice in regaid to the successor of
the present governor in ease the
prosidclit decides not to semi in A.
M. Jenkins name will bo sought for
Homo one who will bo acceptable
mid not prove a disappointment to
Secretary Grimes today ''ranted
charter to Oklahoma corporations
as follow: Tlie ClHokasha Compress
company for a period of twontv
years, and with a capital stock of
$40,000. Tiie company will erect a
compress at Oklahoma City and
handle and ship cotton. The follow
ing is tho diioctory: II. $. Benson
and It. K. Wooten of Chickatha,
W. II. Stafford pud G. W. High of
Oklahoma City and .1. II, Patterson
of Howie, Texts.
Tho bank of Amorrot alJAniorctt,
Woods county, for a period of
twcnty-llvo years, and with a capital
stock of 5,000. Tho directors aro
II. K. Hicford and L. A. Wostfall
of Aha, II. S. Davis, James, Coul
ter and J. J. Clutter, of Amorett.
Tho S.tato Democrat Publishim
Co. of Law-ton, for a period o
twenty years 'and with a capital
Htoc-k of $l.000. Tho company will
publish a daily and weekly news
paper and engage in the genera
printing business, and tho director
are L. T. Itusscll, .1. C. Tousloy, .1.
Koy Williams, Frank l Co;ue and
Jolin A. Moore, all of Lawton.
M. C. Garber of Garbor, (). 15.
Waltz oTPonoa City and F. K.
Tucker of Canurge, we're coinmis
isoned iiotorieB public
Hank Kxaminer Frank?! I. Thwing
, , . n .-. b
today niued a permit t the bank
of Jennings, at Jennings, to oni
incnco luminous. Tito capital stock
of tin) now bank is $fi,ooo.
TENKIN'S ANNUAL REPORT
A Strong Pica for Statehood for
uw.ngtou, Nov. 18. - The.-
mini report of Governor William
M. Jenkins of tin; territory of Okla
lioma was inaili- pulilie today by tho
secretary of till' inlcrimv C.or.mr
enkiiiM mates a strong jiloa for
tatehood. saying that the past rapid
luveloiiinciiL of tlu iii-iii-iii ;..i.....
4 ,..v .,. .... ..it,!-
csts of tins territory insure its fn.
lure. He elaims a population of
alf a million for Oklahoma and
itdds ooneerning its prospects:
"In the ittlo more than a decade
which has elapsed since tho creation
I a territory the people have at
eomplished here more than any
other community cvcr.irv-miiiili.ilw.!
ill a quarter of a century. Tho story
of the achievements of this people,
their progroshivonohs, energy, in:
duslry and American citizen-hip,
has never boon equaled."
THE OORREoTvOTE 827,566
Ohio Statioians, However, Will Add
the Figure.". Again
Columbus, 0.,Nov. l'J. -The cor
rect voiw of Ohio with all the rc
turnx in and 'totaled isS27fi00,
Statieians, will again go over tlio
figures as a safeguard, .i-.-". .
-.M.-Monagham, tho coal dealer of
this city wj.ih one of those who made
a guess in this contest of 20,J7a.
This was a good g,icB? and as Mr.
Monaghan sayH, shows what an
Ohio democrat can do when ho fig
ures on his party strength. There
aro 122 prizeu offered in this con
test f.but Mr. JVlpnaghan doesn't
know whether ho will win anything
Ho Has a Pull With Fortune
John Gerrigucs, who has ticket
No. 827,500 in tho convention hall
guessing contest, is secretary of tho
Kansas City Supply companv. a
wholesale liquor firm at 44, West
l'ifth street. Mr. Gerrigucs and
his partner, II. A. Martin of Law
rence, Kan., bought forty tickets
and Mr. Martaiii'n nearest guess is
827,581. Tho holder of ticket No.
827,500 has been fortunate in games
of chaneo many times before.
"It is too soon to say what I will
do with tho $5,000 prize," ho said
today. "I may not win it. and to
say what I will do would bo liko
counting chickens before they aro
hatched. If 1 got tho money I will
give it all to my wife. She is tho
linaucior of our family."
Bank Robbery at Manohoster
Manchester, Ok., Nov. 18 Safe
lj, bloA-ers who aro believed to bo tho
f same who attempted to rob tho bank
at ill nan Sunday morning, blow
open the safo of tho bank in Man-
:. Chester Friday nigh The building
1 was wrecked, although little booty
Demooratio Editors to Organize
Oklahoma City, Ok.Nov. 18 A
meeting of the Demooratio editors
of Oklahoma li.iu lu.n,. .,.,n..i . i .
i "" "";u, vo iu
hold at tho Hotel Leo. Doo. 10. fn
,. the purposo of organizing a Dcino-
oratiisprchHasijooiation of Oklahoma
r)ont fnr(ro. V, 7 t ' . ' ,
,'' tlorgct Alms Carrey's je-
dilution sale'.., "'
11 GRUESOME FIND
Dead Bodies of a Whole
FOUND HORRIBLY MUTILATED
In Their Honso and Bloody Condi
tions of Surroundings Bore
Evidonco of a Torriblo
Los Angeles. Cal., Nov. liiTh"
dead bodies of A. I Wilcox, wife
and 2-year-old 'son were found in
their homo at Downey, twelve miles
from this city today. All the bodies
wore horribly mutilated and tho
blody condition of the picmfccs in
dicated that the murderer- or mur
derers had met with lieroo resistance.
Wilcox and his family had been
shot and then then the little bov
was out to pieces with a knife. Tho
crime was discovered when a ni-h
bor calling at tho house found the
place evidently abandoned. On
opening the door ho found the doa'd
bodies of the murdered family
stroU'hed out on the floor. The
woman hap been shot while carry
ing.:! plate from tho stove to tho
table. , VVjo baby lay in themiddle
ol thoiroom, while thodisembowled
!(y .of the father was stretched
VjS1.1",-.'10-,loor- 1' Is l'IONed that
ine crime was committed two or
three days ago No clew to tho
perpetrators has yet been found.
A Bank at Bridgeport
Guthrie, Ok. Nov. 18. A terri
torial charter was issued today to
the Ihidgeport bank of Hridgeport,
Ot T. Tho capital stock is $5,000.
Tho directors are (J. K. McGinnis,
C. 31. Cade, 11. J. Ilonsgn, II. S.
Heard, all of Shawnee, and L. A.
Cross of llridgeport.
(Jo to Loach it Peacock's for
coal and feed. ,-,otf
To Olose on Sunday
Wo, the undersigned druggists
of Anadarko, havo agreed upon
Sunday closing as follows: Stores
to bo opened until l):no a. m. and
from 4 to it p. in.
O. C. Stephenson,
Karr-Douglass Drug Co.
W. II. Smith A Son,
H. K. Wood.
Seo August Werner this week lor
p.1ints, oils, glass and wall paper.
Sc'Id at cost. jtM
t Millinery Salo
Commencing Monday and can
tinning for one week I will soli at
greatly reduced prices my entire
stock of millinery. A few prices:
Slii.hatH al $12,50
10 'V 8,00
" " " , . 3,50
LohT A bunch of keys on ring.
Hetyni t lhrnbritAT'oflice.
t M. M. MoNAIIAN.
' Ladies' silk waists, black ami
latent colors. The Columbia Max
Goldman it Co. 0U2
The ltecco Agenov fiirniHhcH tho
niojiey jiromptly when- you make
1 oa its.
MilsCassidy is soiling her. mil
'lfi,r; stock at cost. .
SOON TO BE BVILT
Shot at Him
t'oiincilniaii ltobinson took three
shots at a nigger last night. The
nigger had gone into the Cow llov
saloon and asked for a drink.
Mr. ltobinson unformed him that
niggers all drank at tho end of tho
bar and that he would havo to move
down apioneo. The nigger answered
with an oath and called ltobinson
a vile name. ltobinson promptly
reached for his lovohor :u,d as tho
nigger ran he fired three shots after
him. At this ecoud shot the nigger
fell, but quickly rose again, so that
ltobinson could not tell whether he
hit him or not. ltobinson is a man
of courage and action, and ho voices
the sentiments of a lart'o percent of
ho citizen when ho says: "There
should not boa niggor in tho oity."
(hand Lecturer W. It. Urown,
A.F. it A. M., will hold schools of
instructions at Mason Hall, Old An
adarko, on Friday and Saturday,
Nov. 22 and 2:i, 1001, houra: U:00
to 12:00 a. m., 1:30 to 1:00 n. m.
Seven to nine p.m. All wishing to
take advantage or these schools aro
cordially invited to attend. Hy
Anadarko Lodgo No. 1 A. F. it A. M
Trunks, Trunks, Truiiks,atpricen
that aro pleasing in their sinallnews
V. K. Pcnn ,t Co. sold to A.
Itumiueli of St. Louis, Mo., lot 2.
block 02. This was bought for the
ice plant. Consideration S720.
Stetson's hafs and up-to-date furj
moiling good. Tho Columbia, first
door west of postotfoo, illfj
K. O. Wilcox bought for An-heuscr-Husch
Co. lot 27, block :15.
and they w'ill begin the erection of
a substantial building at once. The
salo was effected by V. Ii. Penn tt
Co. Consideration 8850.
The next meeting of the Fort
nightly Club will bo held at the
ollico of Crosby t McKnight, over
First National Hank, Friday Nov.
22, 1001, at 7::i0 p. m. subject:
"Tho Political Caucus System," by
It. S. Moore.
Al Hurchctt, our genial under
slorifr, is getting to be quite an
adept in capturing stolen horses.
Me turned over a span of horses to
Lawton citizen and received a re
ward of 25, aluo a reward of 825
for a span of stolen mules he re?
To Whom It May Concern.
Hy force o circumstances, under
mortgage, wo aro constrained, in
order to protect cur intcrestf, to
take charge of tho Cream Cafe for
tho present. Wo do not assume any
of tho obligations of Mrs. Gilshaw,
tho former proprietress, but will do
all in our power to make tho busi
ness pay out ho tho creditors will
not lose any money, and will make
a special effort to straighten matters
Ollt. 102111 Mll.l.l'.It it Wahii.
Hlankets and comforts, nothing
cheap but the price. Tho Colum
bia Max Gyldman it Co. Dlt2
Lost- A bay horao, blocky ImUil,
iilwut i:i hands high, branded with
spailoor huck-knlfo with capital IIC
In ono letter beneath. Also a now sad
dle red color, border stump, with crow
and Chancy stump on tho back of han
dle. W.OO reward for saddle. Answer
in euro Dkmocjiat, Anudurko. f!tC3
HE WHS TOO BUS?,
Cabinet Meeting" Takes
Up Hitchcock's Time.
AND JENKINS STILL WAITS.
Has a Long Talk With Assistant
Attomoy General About
Washington, D. C, Nov. 18.
Special Gov. Jenkins was unablo
today to seo Secretary Hitchcock.
It was cabinet day and tho i-ecro-tiny
was too much occupied to givo
tho govornofs cao a hearing. Tim
governor had u long talk with Ah
sistant Attorney General VauDc
venter about the charges and will'
probably ioo the secretary tomor
row. Nothing has yet been don
about the matter at tho whito house.
Secretary Hitchcock has decided
upon going over the entire .situation
as to the southwestern Indians an
soon as tho senate subcommittee,
including Senator (JuarloH from
Wisconsin, has returned from itfr
inspection, lie has recalled bin let
tor refusing to approve tho stipple,
muitaryttroaty regarding tho Creoka
and will discuss the matter of al
lowing Indians' to select thoallot
meiitthey dimiro wit,h Mr, 'HrccWiju
ridge of tho Dawes eommissioiiTnoW
Lore. Indians like to kcop their,
homes in localities whero-thoy havo
alwaj-B lived and hunted. Tho pur?
pose of the supplemental treaty
with tho Creeks is to allow tliln to
bo done and to havo the dilleronco
in price paid from stirpes land anil
lteprescntative Curtis of Kamm
had an interview in ono of tho aff
ernoon newspapers here, declaring
stoutly in favor of statehood for
Oklahoma and Indian Territory to
gether. Tho postolliccs at Kufala, 3. T.,
and at Lexington, Okla., will be
come presidential otlices January I,
at salaries of 1,200 and 1,100 re
spectively. Name of postoflice at
Curl, Hlaine county, ban been
changed to Harper, Dowoy county.
Postoflice has been established at
Nelms, Comanche county.
American National bank of Kan
ms City has been approved as re
serve agent for tho First National
bank of Hillings, Okla.
We urcngonts for the "Y. 13.""
and "Margaretto" ten cent goodH.
"Tho Owl" .and "La Josephine"
Jivo cent goods. Hilliard parlor in
connection. Moore Huildinir. on.
posito court house. . i
J. T. Mookb, Proprietor.
Seo Loach it Peacock for coal
and grain. tf
Bargains in Relinquishment
And city property. Partaer vnntca
In good caylng buslnof. Stock of goods
to irauo for Jot oa court hous.o square.
Cht-ai) house. LodKlntr house: liakorv.
Trade town nroporty In St. Louis ami
'other towns In Missouri and othor state.'!
for either city or country proporty hero.
For any kind of wilo or trade cull on
J. L. BVPiNK h CO.
Up stairs In Ulophono building, north
hido court liojiso square
ANADARKO, O. T. ,
F.iII.'h fashionable ladies' tailor
mado suits, at Tho Columbia, next-
door west of postollluu, 0H2 .,