Wagoner Record

Wagoner County, Indian Territory (OK)

Vol II No 26

March 30, 1894 (Part 2)

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Hogs are scarce.

Another blizzard Wednesday.

Horse bills printed at this office.

Several campers in town this week.

The Choctaw council met on the 28th.

Try the Diamond S Baking Powder.

Lowery's - for groceries ...

The oat crop will be a small one this season.

The Vinita Chieftain man was in town this week.

Wagoner Lumber - for rough lumber ...

J A Burrton is building a new picket fence around his dwelling.

A nice social dance will be given in Schrimsher's hall to-night.

H V Linder of Illinois Station, is going to put out 5 acres of onions.

Phillipe & Wasson's - spring goods ...

S S Carethers is one among the latest subscribers to the Record.

When hunting for a location don't overlook the advantages of Wagoner.

The cold spell the latter part of last week and the first of this, was not appreciated very much by our people.

T H Parks and family are now living in their house on the hill. They are comfortably situated and well satisfied in their new home.

J W Terry and A A Williams are building houses on Cherokee street. They intend to open up a stock of goods in the building now occupied by Mr Terry.

The Odd Fellows are taking steps to organize a lodge at this place, as will be seen by the notice, which appears in today's Record. This is a move in the right direction.

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Lowery - buys & sells produce ...

T A Parkinson spent a part of the week on his ranch.

Easton & Gibson - good plow shares made ...

We thought spring was here last week but decided this week that it was not.

Easton & Gibson - for horse shoeing ...

Old Boreas has given us arethe of his chilly puffs, the last of the season we hope.

Lowery's - for Chemical Wheat ...

E Terrel & Co - spring hats ...

Mrs D W Day ... for Crayon & Pastel portraits ...

It is thought that there will be a good turn out of Creeks at the mass meeting at Okmulgee on April 3rd. It will be conducted in regular barbecue style. There having been several beeves secured for that purpose.

C C McDonald - ... my place for sale ...

Several car loads of horses will be brought to this country to be placed on the market when the strip money is paid out. Some are shipping in horses now and selling them, taking notes payable in twelve months, or as much sooner as the strip money may be paid.

W D Berry has bought the improvements west of the M.K.&T. rail road of S G Carpenter, where the livery stable stood, and where the Walter Hayden black smith shop stands. Mr Berry will commence work on his new livery stable soon.

Wm Newson, proprietor of the Blue Front livery stable, at Muscogee, has his business represented in this paper, as will be seen by examination of its columns. Mr Newson has lately engaged in this enterprise, and being extensively and favorably known, he will doubtless receive a large patronage.

Three new dwellings on Cherokee street in one week. Wagoner is all right; so is Cherokee street.

[letter to the editor from Grant Tucker ... FOR ALLOTMENT.]

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Mrs J W Gibson is quite ill this week.

Sam Merchant, the cattleman, is in Texas this week.

Deputy H R Dryden was in Muscogee this week.

Mr and Mrs Ehler, of Pyror Creek, visited the city this week.

Bud Waldon, of the Ft Smith Elevator, was in town this week.

J W Gibson is in Texas making arrangement for shipping cattle.

L E Willcockson was up from Blue Star's ranch, near Gibson Station, this week.

T C Harylson, Oscar Harry and J C B Lindsey paid Muscogee a visit Monday.

Mr McKibben was up from Van Buren this week securing a pasture for his cattle for the summer.

S G Carpenter, a former resident of Wagoner, but now of Leavenworth, Kan., departed for home Tuesday last, after a few days visit here.

Attorney, J W Sutherland, of Neodesha, Kan., passed through the city last Sunday on his way home from a trip down the Valley where he had been looking after his stock interests.

J T Primrose, special correspondent of the St Louis Republic, honored us with a pleasant call the other day, and had placed elsewhere in this paper an ad of the Synodical Female College, of Fulton, Mo., of which his father is president.

Mr and Mrs Henry Richardson, of Ozark, Ark., were in the city last Friday. They were guests of their old time friends Mr and Mrs T H Parks and Mrs M Phillippe, while here. They contemplate locating in Wagoner soon.

Oscar P Taylor, Muscogee's hustling lumber dealer was up Saturday, on business and meeting his old time friends. Oscar was one of the pioneers of Wagoner, having lived here five years ago, the only houses in town then being the depot and McAnally's Cotton Wood Hotel.


The snow Wednesday didn't last long. The ground was covered at noon and by night it was all gone.

Lowery's - pays highest prices for produce ...

LaFayette Bros, at Checotah, were robbed on Tuesday night of $700. LaFayettes were at one time engaged in the hay business in this place, and are extensively known throughout the territory.

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Mr and Mrs Ed Thomas are the proud parents of a bouncing baby boy. It made its appearance on Tuesday night.

It is with pleasure we commend to the public the Synodical College of Fulton, Mo., as a most excellent institution of learning. Read the ad of this school which appears elsewhere in The Record and see what inducement is offered to those who contemplate entering a school of this kind.

The profession card of Drs Dorsey & Hamilton appears in this week's paper. We consider comment on the qualifications and merits of these men unnecessary. Dr Dorsey has resided here long enough for the people to know him, and besides having done a large and a successful practice, he has made many friends personally. While Dr Hamilton has lately become a resident of this city, he is not a stranger to all our people. He can readily furnish evidence of his skill and ability. His practice this year will doubtless extend over a considerable portion of the same territory in which he labored last, while at Pryor Creek. The Record predicts a large and lucrative practice for this new firm.

C C Tittle, of Webber Falls, has lately opened up a nice grocery store in the new building adjoining the Scales property. Mr Tittle was with Mr Scales quite awhile and is very popular and we predict a good business for him. He keeps a nice clean stock and would be pleased to have all his friends call on him at his new stand.

The cattlemen's ball, given at Schrimsher's hall on last Thursday night in honor of this convention of the cattlemen's Protective Association of the Indian Territory, was a grand social event it being the most notable event for the pleasure seeker for sometime. Elaborate preparations were made for this occasion and it was all that could have been desired by anyone. Many were present from abroad and no pains were spared to make them enjoy themselves. Everybody seemed merry and dancing was carried on until a late hour. Mr DeLeeseps gave supper and it was all that could have been desired and speaks well of him.

ODD FELLOWS - Of Wagoner and vicinity, ancient as well as modern, be pleased to meet you next Tuesday evening, April 3rd, at E Terrell & Co's store, to organize a lodge of Odd Fellows, in Wagoner - E W Hatfield

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G W Posey and J R Skeen have had bills printed advertising their horses. Their horses are both fine, Mr Keen's being draft horse and Mr Posey's a roadster.

O L Hayes, the popular young merchant of Webber Falls is going to rebuild the cotton gin, on the ground where their gin burned last fall. It will be the same capacity as the old one, 3-70 saw gins, with all the late improved machinery. Mr Hayes is only a young man, but has fine business ability, is full of energy and will succeed where others would fall.

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