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The Guthrie Daily Leader, June 30, 1899

The Guthrie Daily Leader

Friday, June 30, 1899

Submitted by: Bob Chada

A BANKRUPT. J. H. Stumpff Files a Bill in Bankruptcy in the District Court.
J. H. Stumpff, who has for the last year conducted the grocery store at the corner of Harrison avenue and Division street, known as the Welcome grocery, today filed a bill in bankruptcy.
About ten days ago Mr. Stumpff made an assignment of his stock for the benefit of his creditors.
City Clerk Laux was instructed by the city council to draw up notices to be served by City Marshal Baxter on all who have failed to observe the ordinance in relation to permanent sidewalks.
Post Office News.
W. M. McCoy received instructions from the postoffice department today to advance William Connelly to a mounted postman. Heretofore John S. Callin was the only mounted carrier.
As the force is now organized there are two mounted and two foot postman - John Callin and William Connelly on the mounted force and Frank Sarber and O. R. Montgomery on the foot force.
The pay of the mounted men is $200 each in excess of the foot men.
What the department ought to have done was to have added one more man to the force.
The area and the people to serve is entirely too great for four carriers and an injustice to them and the city the force ought to be increased.
The Woodmen of the World will unveil the monument erected to the memory of deceased Sovereigh Samuel M. Smelser, in the Mathewson cemetery at Yukon at 3 p.m. July 2.
Tom Mitchell, who was shot by Bud Logue some tme ago in the southern part of the territory, is dead from the effects of the wound, and Logue was rearrested and jailed on another warrant charging him with murder.
The remains of Mrs. Charlotte Dougherty, who died at 411 East Vilas avenue Wednesday were shipped to Mercersburg, Pa, for interment.
Chief city engineer J. Foucart chaperoned quite a party of ladies and gentlemen yesterday afternoon to the Cimarron where they enjoyed the pleasure of bathing in the salt waters of that historic stream.

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