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Maldroi Happenings Ten Years Ago. Items olTlnterost from 1 Press flies April 27. 1900. H. D. Jarboe, Editor. James Watts returned! Monday from a weeks visit to Memphis, Tennessee. J. M. Raley has returned from Nowata where he placed bis qattle on pasture for the summer. The Watts Reunion will be held May 24. A suitable program is being prepared for the occasion". Mayor Watts and Marshal Redwine Redwine turnei carpenters last week and as a result the town hall is supplied with plenty of comfortable benches a thing badlyvneed in the town's temple of Justice. The republicans, of Muldrow met last Saturday and elected 0. H. Bowers, W. M. Brown and C. W. Bethell delegates to the territorial convention at Claremore which will elect delegates to the national convention convention at Philadelphia. Pa. The Stand Watie Camp, U. C. V., 514 met in regular meeting at the Mayor's office for the purpose of electing delegates and maids of honor to attend the Confederate Veterian Reunion at Louisville, Ky., on May 30, 31, and June 1, 2, 3. The following were named as delegates: John W. Breedlove, James M. Raley, and* Thos. J. Watts. Misses Iva Leach, Ince Maddux, Emma Fargo, Lulu Turner, Turner, Ibbie Rhodes, Cornelias Ainsworth Ainsworth and Mattie Watts were named as maids of honor. J. W. Weaver brought in the first strawberries of the season, Monday. Tbey gold for 25 centB: a box. It is reported, that a huge rattle ted m snake was kil'ed about two miles south of Hanson which was seven feet in length .and bad tweuty seven rattlers. In company with J. W. Coker we took a trip 1 through the bottoms last week. Crops of all kinds are looking well and the farmers have their land in first class condition. Thos. J. Walts informs us that the report regarding the moving of commissioners jeourt from this place is without foundation. He WPS informed while at Wagoner Saturday Saturday that nothing of the kind was intended. W. J. Pollock, agent for the Osage Indians has been forced^to resign hie position to save congressional congressional investigation. Pollock was probably about as corrupt an official as ever disgraced the Indian country. country. Fifteen years ago "Uncle Billy" Wilson, who then lived at Wilson's Roek on the Arkansas River, announoed that on May 1st, 1900 he would-give a picnic at that place in honor of 100 anniversary. Tbe old gentlemen passed from this life some two years ago and as a consequense the long ago announoed picnic will not be held.