The Pittsburg Enterprise (Pittsburg, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 21, 1910 Page: 2 of 8
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The Pittsburg Enterprise
A Local Newspaper, a promoter of Home Enterprises, and a Cultivator of
Public Spirit. Published every Thursdav at Pittsburg, Oklahoma
B. W. WILLIAMS. Editor and Proprietor.
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE ONE DOLLAR A YEAR. IN ADVANCE.
Out llis Love
| By HELEN OLDFIELD
F B Drew. President.
J. E Allen, Vice President.
P m. Winn. Cashier. ^
Entered as second clas* matter at the post office at Pittsburg,
Oklahoma, under the Act ot March M, 1879.
The fellow who trits hardcs: tt w. rk a n**ws;a;t*r for favor* is usually
the one who never spends a cent with it
Keep your dollars In clrculatloi in • are
likely to fit d a few of them in your own pm k t quit' «pu-ntl>. Solid them
away and they are gone for good
A report says that a certain distinguisher evanutih-t has
hearers to promise not to read Sunday newspapers Presutna:
iiOt prohibit them from ikir.g at tin- pictu**-*. whhh ir« . »i
most interesting features
If you have frequent h» -attach* s di/zine->. fainting spells
by chills, cramps corns bunions, chilblains. « : i!• •;>s and.
sign that you a., not w. 11,
script ion a year .11 advance and tints male yourself
r all. the
11 r sub*
A judicious writer says: "\Y« fe. 1 mutx for the man who do- * not read
Ids home paper. He is no better than a man without a country. He is like
i> home!' >> cow at li.i - no r •- ;.ar tore * ! l“>u on
weeds and thistles No matter what other papers h* max r**a<!. the straight-
forward citizen alway- insists on having his lion; pip* ;
We this wc.»k offer our readers something r*xv in the mis- m wmd con-
test business. It is this: \ prominent church official not a thmi-.uid miles
from this place inadvertently sat down on tin businr-s *■ i.H • a carpet
tack, and rose up very suddenly, using a xadent ejaculatory • •: ion of
only two words. The last word was it.” \ny person xvlio will gu.-s the
first word and send u- $1.00 wi veeciv. a yeai'- subscription t«* 111.- paper.
Never growl because a newspaper fails to giv*- exerx snap of news, so
long as you take no pains to giv. the editor information. W•• have seen
readers who are awfully put out at times oceans- we made no not, of the
arrival or departure of a friend visiting them, or of a local affair, or of the
•heaven-sent babies that visit their homes over night. The average editor
isn’t a medium nor a miud reader. but gets most of his new s the same way
the milkman gets his milk by pumping The (’afoosan.
The Iron Age. of New York City, one of the leading trade Journals of
the world, in its issue of March 31. makes mention of our waterworks prop-
osition as follows: “The Pittsburg Water £ Light Company. Pittsburg.
Okla . has incorporated for the purpose of furntahing water and light to
accommodate the mine*- and washer plant of the MeAlcster-Edwards Coal
Company and to furnish power to the city of Pittsburg. The company will
vrtCt a plant and dam about l1.* miles south of the city on an elevation
where it will have a 40-foot head of water. It is - xpected that the contract
for this wotk will be closed a lit April 15. Elect- -'y for lighting purposes
will not be generated until later In the year. '
The good and the true alon - efieial: the ev
ever injurious It is only b. s-up- ihe former and
that progress, deveh pir.ent and hap; ne-> are t > be -
of towns and rommuni: :• -
rot urn.ir Iful of this f
Austria! jreatnes*?. she •*
mote intelligence, sobriety,
cent public cchooi buil ling,
improved furniture and a; ;
ployed for nine months in
vices are aho held, from
ministers have attentive
nil worthy people we woul
s well as of indix.duals F.
and while striving for n tU1
r-'t propose to neglect the
and righteousness We ha
and hav thorouglh; - qui; ;
am*-- Competent and !a:tl
th* >« ar to Instruct the chi
im- * 1 time, by the varior*
ar. rs and receive substant .
I say Come thou with us-
il and the false are
reject ng the latter
rurrd. This is true
t-hiirg. Oklahoma, is
regress and in-
1 igr- which pro-
ectcl a inagnifl-
wi:h the latest
■achers are em- |
Reljgbnis ser- i
dies and their
• ncotiragement To
and we will do thee
Elsewhere in this issue will be found the announcement of W B Riley
a? a candidat for re-election :•> !h> office of District r - rk of Pittsburg
County, subject to the action of * :.e I :r erratic arty at the primary election
to be held in August. He was a miner, and a d ore '•.♦•?.»»«* p. was elected
to the office, and surrour. 1 ini.-df with efT:c; nt 1.* 1 h»* has made his
office a model worthy of imlta* m. It w men . r ! that the State
Auditor's report stated that his office wa- the • s: r district cierk s of
fire in the stat. . and that h:s - - an . *■• • "d.» were ,r; *• \ce. 1 < i t sh . e
Naturally genial, courteous. :;*r.d < '• ' : • »- : ;a • s 1V. unif r;n;-.
characterized the administration of his off iai dutif- He asks that hi«
record be endorsed by a re-election to this cfTice promising faithful and effi
< lent s rvlc* lit* la mm tin* vitli n n eat. and
poll a targe vote.
In the platform of principles put forth by the (’.range was a declaration
expressing one purpose of the organization, to develop a boiler and higher
manhood and womanhood among ourselves ” A more worthy and commend-
able object could not be sought. President Roosevelt express. .1 the same
idea in a letter to the Young People’s Society of Christian Endeavor, as-
sembled at Baltimore, when ho said: “To make biller citizens, to lift up
the standard of our American manhood and womanhood, is to do the great-
est service to the country
Do you wish to ho in touch with the most aggri sfelve of our business
men—those who are doing things in Pittsburg'.' Then you should join the
Pittsburg Commercial Club, and take an active part »n Its proceedings. The
initiation fee is very reasonable, and the monthly dues are not a matter of
serious consequence. The meetings are held regularly every Monday night
The efforts of th * club are directed toward building up its town and commu-
nity, and already it is getting results Tile 01 gani/ation desires your mem-
bership. and your co-operation and support in its woik
The sending out of the Pittsburg Exhibit (’ar. by our people In con-
junction with others, is one of the biggest town booming schemes ever tin
dertaken by a new town the size of ours. The ear is now making a tour
of some of the eastern and northern states for the purpose of imparting in
formation concerning our resources, inducing immigration, and securing
rew Industries It carries a good assortment of farm orchard, garden and
mineral products The ear is under the management of Mr. F. K Hall, who
takes great pleasure in exhibiting the products of our town and community,
and of the great and growing state of Oklahoma
A BELY, m-lcoil almost never, is it of any use for a man to
ask ntl\ i* e a* to how lie shall manage a proposal of marriage
to the vv ci .m • f his choiet*. Books of etiquette, with formulas
for e\< r. < . -.< n; counsel from obliging and deeply inter-
ested fri«!.-is, however experienced, alike are of little or no
lo ! "ho ho k- a tongue/’ Shyness is, above all, a
j dMin_"; : / 1 arai teristic of true love, and the man who
has n."st «“.us*e highly to esteem himself is often the one who
is most didide.’it, who will stammer and blush like a bashful
M'boolbo;. 111 the present e of the woman whom he believes to
the paragon of her -• \ and who nil the while, if the truth were known,
win be longing to h« lp him out with Ins faltering speech.
It would in* int• resting, were it possible, to know bow many, or rather
! <»\x f( w «.f tin* m< n w!. 1» have learned proposals by rote, who have rehearsed
(tit 1' '“tie- before a mirr-'i*, who cart fully have prepared themselves in ad-
v.mrt for the oct.i-.nii, have carried out their preconcerted plans. When
the tiiHi t on cs iht' chances are that all previous preparations will he
wholly forgotten. Tkt* lover will be mute ns a fish or blurt out bis love
• 'ter a fashion of his own, more sintt iv than rhetorical.
\n oiler of marriag * whic h win Id do to be phonogmphed would
be too line t*> be true. Avowals of 1<»\.- which slip glibly from the tongue
suggest that the speaker is practiced in the art of courtship—in fact, that
he “has been there before.” To a timid lover—ami most true lovers are
timid ‘‘popping the question” is a t* -Tilde ordeal, even though lie is rea-
>•»»»; 11»I\ sure that his beloved one has made up her mind to accept him;
h« appiuacln s the final business of f• r!.;a 1 iy proposing marriage agitated
and non on- to a d*gree. It is queer, come to think about it, but there
ate few things more terrifying to a modest and tender hearted young
man than asking the girl of his heart to wed lmn, excepting, indeed, the
s' >nd part > f the transaction, nski: g papa, which, by the way. it is said,
the girl of tin* period does much to n.a .«• easy.
It has been said that as no two men eat alike so no two make love,
in precisely the same manner. Usually tie* man conforms t*> the disposi-
tion ol the woman whom be loves. f] here is just one rule which all men
should follow : Be explicit.
The woman who loves will not need to be told
bow hot to say “yes.” The vacillating woman has no
right to allow n man to propose to her and accept him
temporarily because she cannot make up her mind to
tell him the truth. There perhaps may he eases where
a woman is justified in accepting a suitor for whom
she only feels sincere liking and respect, provided she
is frank with him and he is content, hut the woman
who says “yes” merely because she is tired of saving
“no makes a grave mistake, for which she is sure to
pay dearly later on. ‘‘Let your yea be yea and your
nay nay, for what is more than these eonieth of evil.”
By PHILIP R. KELLAR
Perhaps you who live in the larger
cities and who occasionally want a taste of
something to remind you of the old home
‘•down in the country” buy a quart of but-
termilk from your milkman and think you
are getting tiie genuine article. Perhaps
you are, but the chances are that you are
When creameries make butter they do
not bother with working the milk; they
separate all of the cream by use of the
modern separator, and leave the skimmed
residue out of the proceedings.
But buttermilk was too good a drink
to lose, and it has always been considered healthful. So when modern
creamery methods began to deplete the buttermilk stock efforts were made
to do something. I'nclc Sam has put the stamp of his approval on these
( (Torts, and John Michels of the North Carolina experiment station of the
department of agriculture, has just finished a series of tests for making
artificial buttermilk, and an investigation into the methods employed b\
the creameries. The artificial product, according to Mr. Michels, when
properly manufactured, “cannot be distinguished from ordinary good
buttermilk.” Here is the way it is nu.de:
As soon as the skim milk leaves the separator, there is added to it
some “good milk;” this approximates the fact of natural buttermilk.
To this mixture is added a large quantity of pure culture lactic acid
bacteria, and the temperature is brought up to 10 degrees. Enough cul-
ture is used to make the milk curdle in about six hours. When the tem-
perature is above 10 there is a tendency for the milk to “win v off" after
it has curdled.
When thoroughly curdled the milk is churned for 40 minutes in the
same old-fashioned way; this churning breaks up the curd clots and the
result is buttermilk that will satisfy most persons.
Artificial buttermilk is sold nt five cents per quart in quart bottles
tnd 15 cents a gallon in < an-. . Ithougl : • - < • 1 ties thi
price goes tip tit '!o and JO cents a gallon.
“Considering both it- fo..d and tonic prmertie«," snv Mr. M '.el-,
“Buttermilk may be considered cheap at ten cents a quart.”
Many Antct can girls would not be so
fond of the switches ami rats with which
they augment their own tresses if they
knew that the bought articles have
been the long, flowing queue of a (
The Chinese never dispose of
queues «hile living, but it is no km
custom to sell them on the death of their
owners and this is quite commonly done.
They are bought cheap at home, and as
there is no import duty, can be sold at !ov
priirs in the 1 nited States. Of course
th« v are fumigated, boiled and dyed so as
e • c • the Amer
, Beness is ag nst t tern and for tl is n uson many ♦ •
1 Ail—lit switches are partly tin l air of tha dead Celestials and partly the
strands from t'.e heads of voting peasant girls in France, Russia
; Ein ..ml. The t •<> make a gc 1 blc-nd and it takes an e-fjxrt to detect
j', -rate of the ot'.vntal element.
Bj PAUL HAAS
Bank of Pittsburg
CAPITAL STOCK. PAID UP. $10,000.00.
Thoroughly equipped for the intelligent and
expeditious handling of all business which may be
entrusted to it.
All favors consistent with sound and conserv-
ative banking will be extended to its patrons.
Deposits guaranteed by the Depositors Guar-
antee Fund as required by law in Oklahoma.
Bonded cashier, time lock safe, and insur-
ance against fire and burglary all combine to safe-
guard the interests of patrons.
KENNEDY BROS. '*
y Everything for the Builder. **
At Prices that Defy
Highest grades at lowest possible prices. Es-
timates tor builders furnished on ap- fV
plication. Prompt Deliveries. y
see; us before you build. X
C. E. SWARTZ-
❖ House & Sign Painter
Paper Hanger and Decorator.
Staining, Calcimining, Hard Wood Finishing
and the Latest Decorative Novelties.
See me for Wall Paper.
PITTSBURG AND KIOWA, OKLA.
THE PITTSBURG HOTEL
MRS CFO. WILLIAMS. Prop.
Rate^ $1.00 per day. Board $5.00 per week.
Table supplied with the best the market affords.
Pittsburg Meat Market 1
GAITHER &i GREER. Proprietors.
Fresh meat at all times; handled with care
Cash Paid for country produce. yJ
% MOUNTJOY & WINN %
t Real Estate Dealers %
^ Fire Insurance. Farm Loans. Notary Public. ^
Y Mortgages and Deeds Prepared. Y
'J W. E. VORHES
Will furnish plans and estimates and will build your house on
a pei cent basis. I give personal supervision to every job.
North McAlester and Pittsburg.
will build your house on
pervision to every job.
3ittsburg. Okla. $
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