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   Fort Gibson New Era (Newspaper) - December 14, 1911, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma                                V O L I I. FORT   GIBSON,   OKLAHOMA,     THL'KSDAY,    DKC.   .14.   1.911. N6l3 w T. H. UNNINrG Is still doing1 business at/the Old Stand, and is glad to see his old customers coming around lo do business, and is glad to wait on them as of old. I am constantly putting in new goods, and selling at the very lowest living proffit. To the general public I would say, when you want goods at fair prices, call and see me. I will treat you right. T. H. Dunning. FLO NASA Jr. E. D. STANBACK You Need Fine GROCERIES? If You Waul the Best and Cheapest Call On Nash 4 Stanback, Wekeep the Celebrated Curtice line ol Can- and the ned Goods Besides all Staple Groceries. Try our Line of Eddy � Eddy Spices and Extracts. Free Deliivery to any Part of the City. You will find us in the NASH  *BLO CK Corner of l^ee and Walnut streets, where we trust to see old customers, and by fair and courteous treatment, new ones.    Call and see us. Phone no. m       & stanback Phone No-117 D. M  WALKER. JOE. THOMASON. Walker 4 Thomason Keep a fine stock of G They Which they are anxious to sell cheap for cash also keep Dry Goods and Notions, Shoes, Ladies and children's goods.    Also Gent's floods, shirts, etc. going at Cost.   Call and ee us.   We will treat you right. ORDINANCE NUMBER 148. An ordinance, to , be entitled an Ordlrmnre (Granting to .lie North Muskogee lias & Power Oomjmriy of Muskogee, Oklahoma a corporation, duly organized under the laws of the State of Oklahoma, and to its successors and assigns, a franchise for and during a period of twenty-five years, to acquire, maintain, replace, relay and pi]h? lines, and all necessary regulators  and   appliances   for   the  transportation of natural or artilhlal gas I in the Town of Fort Olbstin, State 1 of Oklahoma, together with the right I to  use  all-'streets,  avenues,  alleys,! bridges, viaducts and public grounds ; of  the  said   Town   of   Kort   (ilbson, , Slate of Oklahoma for the  purpose ! of laying mains and pipes' to supply i and deliver to the said Town of Fort 1 i Gibson, and to its inhabitants, naiur- ' al or artificial  gas for illuminating, fuel,   heating   and   power   purposes, and for all other purposes for which natural and artificial gas is, or may be used during lhe said period, and � to regulate the price thereof. He It Ordained by the President and fioard of Trustees of the Town ' of. Fort tiibson,  State of  Okla-homa:     " j Section   1.    That  the  said  North � Muskogee   this   &   Power   Company, I of  Mtislcogee, Oklahoma, a corpora- ! tlon duly organized and doing busi- j ness   under  the  laws  of  the  State of Oklahoma, and its successors and assigns, hereinafter called the gran- ! tee, lie, and it is hereby authorized, empowered and granted by the Town j of   Fort   Gibson   in   the   County   of Muskogee,  and   State  of  Oklahoma, hereinafter  called   the  Grantor,   for a  period  of  twenty-five years  from ! and after the passage of  this onli-! nance,   the   right   to   construct,   ac-I  "else.i, is here visiting her meter. Section 5.   That said granteo shall be ready to furnish gas to consum-remove mains and i era in the said Town of Fort Gibson within eight months from the trip to Muskogee   yesterday, acceptance and  approval of this or- 'J J dinanee. i>y the qualified voters of , Claud Hamilton, cashier of aald town, otherwise said ordinance ! t|le l)ank n, Brao-,rs was ;n is   to   become   null   and   void,   and > . .      . ' ail   rights   and   privileges   granted , t(,wn on business  I uesday. hereunder shall become null and void And ' be of no effect. Section 0.    That  tor and  In consideration   of   the   rights,   privileges and franchise herein granted by the said Town of Fori Gibson, ;he said grajitee,  Its   successors   and   assigns continuing in the enjoyment  thereof, and dining all that  period in which the said grantee shall supply natural gas to the said Town of Fort j is worthy of the nomination. Gibson, under the terms and conditions  of   this   ordlnaiei,   they   shall furnish free of expense lo the Town of Fort Gibson, natural gas for heating and lighting the town Jail, all municipal  offices  and  gas  for  two (2)   street lights in the said Town of Fort Gibson, free of charge, said TWO   HOL.DBN Town of Fort Gibson having to pay only for the up-keep thereof. The said grantee shall also furnish to   the   public   schools   natural   gas for   lighting   and   heating   purposes I at   the   rate   of   twenty   cents   (20 Icents)   per   thousand   (1,000)   cubic ' feet;   provided,   however,   that   the I said   public   schools   shall   pay   for ' the up-keep of all pipes and appur- | tetiances   thereunto   belonging,   and  audience. Lost or stolen a black male | pig 8   months   old,   split   in i right ear.   Suitable   reward by informing W. M. Hill. Mr. Conell Rogers is a candidate for register ol deeds, i on tho Democratic ticket, and That meeting of business men advertised for last Monday night did no^fc"- materialize for want of atteu.da.nce. Rev, McDonald preached an excellent sermon in the Presbyterian church last Sunday, which was well attended. The Meister singers gave a fine concert at the school auditorium last Friday night and was greeted by a  large provided further in the event of increased ratc before mentioned, a . proportionate increase of said rate I be allowed above twenty cents per I thousand cubic feet. I And it is further understood that I Muskogee's gas rates as applied in ! factories shall be made a part of j tliis franchise. j Section 7. That whenever the I said grantee, its successors and assigns, shall abandon its rights under this ordinance, it shall have the right to remove all its mains, pipes, fixtures and all other property from the streets, alleys, avenues and public grounds of said Town of Port GibBon, and shall return Baid streets alleys and public grounds to their I former condition.'   ' Section 8. That this ordinance be and its acceptance in writing by said grantee shall constitute a contract between, and become mutually binding upon the said Town of Fort Gibson, and the said grantee, and its successors and assigns, and same to be in full force and effect from and after its passaeg, acceptance and approval by a majjority of the qualified electors of the Town of I Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Ok-such | lahoma, provided said written acceptance by said grantee shall be filed within five (5) days after the said approval by the electors of said Town of Fort Gibson. Section 9. That the President of the Board of Trustees of said Town of Fort Gi'bson be, and he is hereby empowered, authorized and directed to issue his proclamation calling a special election of the qualified electors of said town, to be held on the lath day of January, 1912, between the hours - of seven o'clock a. m. and six o'clock p. m., for the Mr. Henry Bradley and Miss Margaret Burnett were married Friday of last week by Rev. Hamlin of Muskogee. Con grat ula tion of many friends. Tlie Muskogee people are figuring on another county court house proposition, which tliev claim, will be much better for the county at large than the one that met defeat at the polls not long since. Yes, the new proposition will have to be much better in the eyes of the taxpayers, or it will be defeated worse than the late one. The people are getting weary and" sick of paying high taxes. Senator (.lore, of Oklahoma, has made a poll of Oklahoma, and claims that Gov. Wilson of New Jersey, is i*\ the lead as democratic candidate for President, which the advo cafes of Champ Clark do not concede. Richard Adams, formerly of Fort Gibson, but for a number of years a resident of Washington, has just been elected great Indian Sacham of the Brotherhood of North American Indians, just organized in Washington. Adams is a Delaware, and married the eldest daughter of H. C. Meigs, of Fort" Gibson. -o--- l'V It USER'S REPORT 1 Of thn Condition of THE CITIZENS STATE BHNK Fort Gibson, Qkla., At the close of business, Dece. 5, 1911. ltKsotmuK.s. Dollar*. Loans and Discounts ........ 20.970.53 Overdrafts, secured and unsecured    ..........-~,t..... 91,93 Stocks, Bonds, Warrants, etc:,.. 577.95 Furniture and Fixtures........ 2.727,50 Due from Banks   ............,      14.793,04 Checks and other Cash items 487,84 Oush iu Bank      ......................   3.854,00 . Total.................    19.452.38 Litnu.mBs, DoiXAHS, Capital Stock Paid in   -      $10,000.00 Surplus Fund ...... 1.000.00 Undivided Profits, leas Expenses and Taxes Paid... 1.082.47 Individual Deposits Subject to Check    ............... 37.128.51 Time Cert iflcatcu of Deposit... 40.00 Liabilities other than those above stated   ........ 201.40 Total .-'--. 49.452,38 State of Oklahoma, County of Muskogee, ss: I, C. B. Kagy, Cashier of the above named Bank, do solemly swear that the above statement is true to the beat of my knowledge and belief, so help me God. C. B. KAGY, Cashier, subscribed and sworn to before me this 7th day of December 1011. Cork kct-Attest: JOHN C. HOWICL, Notary Public. 1. He NAKDIMEN, ) Directors. J. K. BLAKE.      (, grade;  it being understood that the , purpose of submitting to the qualified PHONE.   No. 113. NEW GOODS Just Arrived at Moses Bros. Store next door to Post Office. We have just received the largest anfinest ; of goods we ever put in-general merchandise. Our stock of Shoes is complete, and sure that we can suit you in prices. We have a car load of Flour, and know we can su if you in goods and prices. Call in, and we feel that we can suit jyou. grantee shall occasion no unnecessary or permanent obstructoin of the said alleys and streets, the said grantee shall carefully protect and guard all alleys and streets entered and opened, so as to preveent injury to persons or property while said work is being pursued in said streets, and the said alleys and streets shall be returned as soon as possible to their former condition of usefulness without unnecessary delay. Section 3. That under the authority hereby granted, the said grantee its successors  and  assigns,  in  fur- electors of said Town, the granting of a franchise to the North Muskogee Gas & Power Company, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, for and during a period of twenty-five years, to acquire, maintain, replace, relay and remove mains and pipe lines, and all necessary regulators and appliances for the transportation of natural or artiiicial gas in the Town of Fort Gibson, State of Oklahoma, together with the right to use all streets, avenues, alleys, bridges, viaducts and public groundB of the said town of Fort Gibson, State of Oklahoma, for the purpose of laying mains and pipes to supply and de- nishing natural   gas  to  said  Town of Fort Gibson and to its inhabi-1 liver to the said Town of Fort Gib tants, shall do so at a rate not to son, and to its inhabitants, natural exceed twenty-five cents for each or artificial gas for illuminating, fuel, one thousand cubic feet; provided, heating and power purposes, and for however, said  rate shall be  under- j all other purposes for which natural Where Your Money is Safe. OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF The Farmers National Bank OF FORT GIBSON, OKLAHOMA At theClose of Business Sep. 1st, 1911,as rendered to Comptroller of Currency RLSOUR.CES Loans and Discounts........... S 70.904.31 Bonds, Securities, Etc.......      3,545.38 Overdrafts (cotton)............... 2.707.30 United States Bonds......        .25,000.00 Cash and Exchange............    15.847.24 $118.004.32 LIABILITIES	 	$ 25,000.00 	5,000.00 Profits ......................................	2.891.48 	25,000.00 	00.172.84 	8118.004.32 i F. C. Hubdahd. President Attest ( sld garhktt, Vice-Pres. The above statement is correct. Homer Andhrson, Cashier. Directors: L. W. Duaoan F. C. Hubbard 6. C. Butte Sid Oirrell; Homer Anderson. stood   to   prevail   only   so   long   as natural   gas   may   be   obtained   in sufficient quantity from the present leased  wells,    or    lands    adjoining theret.0,   of   said   North   Muskogee Gas &  Power Co., but at  no  time shall  the grantee  establish   a  rate to exceed thirty-five cents for each one thousand cubic  feet, and  then only upon a  thirty days notice to the Board of Trustees of the Town of Fort Gibsonr whose" duty it shall be to approve of said increased rate only upon aforesaid contingency nor shall any increased rate prevail without the approval of said Board of Trustees; and, it is further provided that   said   grantee   may   charge minimum   rate   of   fifty   cents   per month  for  service,  which  shall  be the only charge when each monthly gas bill is for a less amount  than fifty  cents   tr>U  cents). Section 4, That no person, company or corporation shall be permitted to give or contract for any service covered in this ordinance, or have access (to the distributing or service pipes of the said grantee unless duly authorized by it, and said grantee shall have the right to shut off 'he gas from any consumer who is In arrears for a period of ten days, and the said Town shall' pass such ordinances with penal provisions for the protection of the property of said grantee in said town, and the said grantee in'iy adopt such   rules  "and   regulation!;   as   it and artificial gas is, or may be used during the said period, and to regulate the price thereof, at Town Hall in the Bird Building in said town, and Mr. T. F. Cunnyhom and Mr. Ed. 11. Ortman shall act as judges, and Mr. R. E. Coleman and Mr. E. D. ftunbuan shall act as clerks of such election at said polling place, and said officers shall act as counters of such election. Section   10.    That   by  reason  of the necessity of better heating and lighting  facilities, an emergency is hereby declared by reason of which thiB ordinance shall take effect and I be  in   force   immediately  after   Its a I passage, approval and publication. Passed and approved this 6th day of December,  1911. El'STAiCE A.   HILL, President of Board of Trustees. Attest: EARL 11. ORTMAN, Clerk. W. T. Amis, of Muskogee was in town yesterday on business. Mr. Amis is one of the Muskogee gas Company that is to put in natural gas in this place. The intake for the new Muskogee waterworks wil cost $100,000. The intake will be in Grand river below big island and in sight of this town below the railroad bridge. Statement of the bank of Braggs, in this issue, makes a good showing. Claud Hamilton and T. D. Reece, in charge of this hank under Nakdimen, are fine young business men, universally esteemed. The editor "was jn Tahle-quah, Monday to "take an inventory of the old' Cerokee printing office, which: he lately purchased. Besides the presses and type all the old relics connected with the office will beremoved to Fort Gibson. Since the completion of the new interurban par line f rem Muskogee to Fort Gibson, a number of nevv families have moved to this place, and more are coming. The opening ot spring is likely to witness an increased emigration here. The Woman's Home Mission Society of the M. E. church will get 10 per c. of all holiday goods "sofd at Nash's Pharmacy, Saturday Dec. 16th. Ladies will be in charges. Come and Select your 'X'fnas things and help the ladies. The Ladies of the 'Home Mission  Society,   will serve dinner at the McBride hotel, Saturday,  Dec.   16th,   1911. The menue will include turkey,    chicken,   cranberriesr vegetables, salads, pies and all other things that belong to a good dinner.    Everyone cordially invited. Dinner will be ready   to  serve  at 11:30 a. m.   Price 35cts. Col. J. S. Holden of Fort Gibson New Era, by acquiring the old Cherokee Advocate plant, has secured material for enough historical sketches to last the balance of his natural life. And the Col. is still a boy of about 70 at that.-Muskogee Times Democrat. -o- A Cricis Coming. There is not room enough in the United States for the Federal court as at present constituted and the Appeal to Reason. Either the one must be abolished or the other suppressed- It is Socialism vs. Capital i s rn. There is no middle ground. Are you with us in this fight. The above is from the last issue of the Appeal to Reason the great Socialist newspaper, that has a circulation of about 500,000. Fred D. Warren, Jthe editor, speaks, and says he means it. The coming cricis is already waxing hot. No. 440. PUBLIHER'S REPORT Of the Condition of The Bank of Braggs At Bra&s, in the State of Oklahoma, at the close of business December 5, 1911. Resources. Dollars, Loans and Discounts........... I18.528.S7 Overdrafts, secured aud      " .< unsecured............................    2.412.35 Stocks, Bonds, Warrants, etc, 186:35 . Furniture and Fixtures........    3.426.41 Due from Banks.......................  28.458.Of" Bills of Exchange Cotton.......1.248.01 Cash in Bank............................    4.353.61 Total............................ $55,520.91 Liabilities. Dollars, Capital Stock Paid In......   $10,000.00 Surplus Fond. ........... .......       1.000.00 Undivided Profits, less Expenses and Taxes Paid,    4.117.79 Individual Deposits Subject to Check.......... .............._ 30.952 nT Time Certificates of Deposit 1.03.00 Cashier's Checks Outstanding:.. 347.39 Total.................................. I59.330.9S State of Oklahoma, County of Muskogee, ss. I Claud Hamilton, Cashier of the above named Bank*, do -.solemljf swear that the above statement is trup to the best of my knowledge and belief so help me God.      . j i <.� i ., CLAUD HAMILTON, Cashier. Subscribed and Worn ffo before me this 7th day of December, 1911.' Correct-Attest; W. Hasten, Notary Putillc. My commission expires Fep. 28, IVli D T- Reeo8' [ Director. I.H. Nakdimen. Now is the Time to Buy Real Estate fa Fort Gibson. EFORE THE VALUE INCREASES, and while the pej?- B pie are hard up for money and anxious to sell.     Over 4  The friends of R. T. Daniels of Tulsa, are urging him to be a candidate for congress in this district. 'Mr. Daniels was very prominent in the late waterways convention. The editor of the New Era has been receiving letters from parties, advising him to hold on .to the Cherokee Advocate 'office. It appears that the editor of che New Era was the only - sucker in the pond that would bite at that ancient relic, which was something like a boys apple core. people were in Fort Gibson Sunday, from Muskogee. A, great many of these were looking for locations where they can live cheap. Better buy some of the bargains that can now be had, and take advantage of the increase in values that is bound to come within the next six;months. Look at these : , One four room cottage, lot 140x100,  good barn,^520O  down� balance like rent. One six room cottage, two large lots and barn, $1000 down* balance long time. .       , One seven  room   house, large lot and modern in every re� spect, $500 down, balance to suit customer. . One four room cottage, lot 100x140, .and  barn, $150 down, balance long time. . ' One four room cottage and two acres of ground, good" baxyp^ smoke house and 'other outhouses, S500 down, balance long time. One4 room cottage arid large lot on west side, $350 down balance one and two years at 8 per cent interest.     ^ One four room cottage and large lot on west side, $250 down balance one and two years at 8 per cent interest, one four room cottage, close in, lot 100x140,  $200 cash, bal� ance in installments to suit. These houses are all priced^to sell quick. There is XA need of paying rent when the same money wdl buy a hodat of your own. If you are�a renter and desirous of owning1 yOttf, home, come and see me whether you have any money or not* I would be glad to talk the matter over with you and assist you in any way possible. 1 I have a great many vacant lotl in all parts of town that I can sell very cheap and on tertaV to suit. , T'    ' EL'StfACE A. HILL, Berd Buttdlntv 1771   

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