Oklahoma City settled during land rush

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Oklahoma City settled during land rush - Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, April...
Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, April 24. The number of boomers and others who have selected this part for a location is not so large as at Guthrie, but a very substantial start has been made towards establishing a really solid city. Over 3,-000 persons have made arrangements for the -immediate erection of busi ness and residence nouses, and are now at work on them. Perfect order prevails and there is no need of any military to prevent - trouble. . There has been no claim-jumping, and no angry disputing. Within ten miles around all is quiet. Jv ery quarter section has its claimant and occupants. Unfortunately this orderly demeanor is not maintained all over' the territory. Two official records of killings have been received here. A

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  1. The Topeka State Journal,
  2. 24 Apr 1889, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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