The Pittsburg Enterprise (Pittsburg, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 32, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 15, 1912 Page: 3 of 8
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The Pittsburg Enterprise
A l**'Ktvf'tup'T’ * Promoter of Home Enterprise*, and • Cultivator of
c pirit. Published every Thursday at Pitteburg, Oklahoma
B. W. WILLIAMS. Editor and Proprietor.
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE ONE DOLLAR A YEAR, I* ADVANCE.
fared at second rlaas matter at the poat office at Pittsburg,
Oklahoma, under the Act of March 8, 1879.
TOWN AND COUNTY
•STSXS T""day'"j ««*.
-- Attention is called to the fact mat
Prof Stites had occasion to visit “onday' Au^ust th« H*h. is the
datc for ‘he election of officers for
the county seat Friday.
J. W. Walkup spent Sunday with
his people in haileyville.
Mrs. Leo Custer has returned from
a visit to relatives at Calera.
Constable Banks was down from
McAlester Friday attending to some
Mr. Thornquest, a gentlemen from
McAlester, was here Tuesday inqui:
mg about farm lands.
Jack Strange has moved with his
family into the Vorhes building, near
the Enterprise office.
School District No. 55, in Pittsburg
county, is preparing to build a two-
room frame school house.
Mr.Gasoway and Mr. Warrick, two
substantal farmers from Pounds Val-
ley, were observed on our streets
Miles Mendenhall, from Kansas,
is visiting his father-in-law, M. C.
Thompson, and other relatives in our
town and community.
Give Walker’s meat market your
order for any kind of groceries and
they will deliver the goods and ap-
preciate your business. tf
If it is printing you want, anything
from a visiting card to a full-page
bill, the Enterprise job department
’ ISC JOO
will do it for you right.
our newly incorporated town. Let
every good citizen take an interest in
the matter and assist in selecting
such persons as will make competent
and faithful public servants. (
The town has been divided into I
three wards, as follows: Ward No. 1
comprises that part of town north of
Rea Avenue; ward No. 2 comprises
that part of town between Rea Ave-
nue and Tull Avenue; and ward No.
3 comprises that part of town south
of Tull Avenue. One trustee is to be
elected from each ward.
At this writing the ticket has not
been completed and the ballots print-
ed, but we presume it will be done
m due time. Any qualified voter re-
siding within the corporate limits has
a right to run for office, if he so de-
sires. and the voters must judge as
to his fitness. Any candidate who
wishes his name to go on the ballot
should call at the headquarters of1
the election board, located at Bond’s !
Pharmacy, and make arrangements '
accordingly, not later than Friday!
For buying space in this paper is that
We may talk to you from time to lime
about the extraordinary bargains we
have to offer in seasonable merchan-
dise. This week we quote a few items
as samples of the money saving prices
which prevail in our store.
Drexel Gwinn and wife left Tues
day for Little Rock. Ark., where they
will make their future home.
Workmen are now engaged in re-
pairing the damage done to the Ban-
ner Store building by the recent storm
a few days ago.
Lemuel Gooding and family, of
Colbert Okla., aie the guests of his
biother-in-law, Rev. J. H. Godfrey,
snd and family, this week.
L. H. Shaffer and family moved
last Friday into the Blakemore house
on Patton Avenue, where they are
now comfortably domiciled.
Give your business a distinctive
tone by using good printing, the kind
none by the Enterprise, at honest
3nd reasonable prices.
There will be a box supper at the [ Q
Madge school house seven miles J50™ of ’-he young people from
southeast of Pittsburg, on Saturday l‘'f™?gathered at ‘he Pavilion
night, Aug. 17. AH are invited. 1 /"* ay nif'ht and had a dance, though
- the number of participants was not
Shawnee Highest Patent Flour per sack_______________$] 4g
Perfection Highest Patent. Flour per sack ______________ 1 4g
Lily High Patent Flour per sack
Meal 1 73-lb sacks
Mill Run Bran
Pure Gorn Ghops
Mo. j BBL Salt per bbl
No. 2 BBL Salt per bbl
25-lb Bags of Salt per bag
Purity Brand Lard in 5-lb Pails
Purity Brand Lard in 10-lb Pails
-- me number
A tew nights ago burglars entered V<Ty large’
ie MlSflt f!lnthinor Porln. It ■!
.. —« ago Durgiars entered ' ^ __
and $75. k cd m a mine a‘ Brewer, has sued
- the Brewer Coal and Mining Compa-
J. F. Bond went to McAlester yes- ”y ^or ^^,000 damages,
terday and brought back the poll u, ~
books and other paraphernalia need-! We repret t0 report that the ball
ed for the city election to be held on fan£beJween Hale’s Leaders and
Monday, the 19th,
BANNER STORE, PITTSBURG, OKU.
Our service has been improved,
and we can take care of your wants
better than ever. Try us for fresh
and cured meats, bakeay goods, and
all kinds of groceries.—Walker’s
Prof. John Medlin, of Daisy, had
business in Pittsburg Monday.’ and
made a pleasant call at this office.
Incidentally he subscribed for this
naner l* r . .
incidentally »e Tu^y
A term of the county court is to
begin on the 3rd day of September,
and the docket is now being prepar-
ed. There are 44 criminal cases on
the docket, and 31 cases appealed
from the city courts.
legal papers of various kinds. We
are prepared to render such service
at the Enterprise office, and solicit
your business in that line.
Earl Ladd, of Pounds Valley, was
badly hurt Tuesday, by being thrown
from a horse ashe ran into a wire
fence. At last accounts he had not
regained consciousness, and his in-
juries were regarded as serious.
According to the contract entered
into between the teachers and the
school board, our public school will
begin on the Second Monday in Sep-
tember. Let parents see that their
children are ready to enter on the
first day, and that they attend the
entire session if possible.
Dick Willis had the misfortune to
lose his favorite pony the other night
by a very unusual accident. It ap-
pears that the animal got her foot
caught in a rope, and by a sudden
pull, or otherwise, broke her neck.
Section foreman Tom Hall was ar-
rested last Friday by deputy sheriff
Lee Pollock on charge of obtaining
money under false pretense, and tak-
en to McAlester. Upon making bond
in the sum of $500 he was released
to appear for a freliminary hearing
on the 20th of this month.
An organization to be known as
the Oklahoma Pressed Brick Com-
pany is preparing to put in a brick
plant near Kiowa, on a branch of the
Katy railway which runs out to Pitts-
burg. It is stated that the plant will
have a capacity of 20,000 brick per
day, and will employ from eight to
sixteen men, It is hoped that it will
be ready for work by October 1st.
School District No. 20, lying south-
west of McAlester, has been divided
into two districts, following a petition
filed in the county superintendent’s
office some time ago. The new dis-
trict ccmprises twelve sections of the
north part of the old. There has
been much complaint among the pa-
trons on account of the overcrowded
1 condition of the only school house
j in the district.
--------- „ ulu.Ket—iuji ot the lus-
cious fruit and received our benedic-
tion. May his tribe ever prosper.
GOO:o;Seadt TSOnable PriCeS- HauIin* and transfer work ,
betted. Accommodations for drummers a specialty ♦
1 a3rCx coVCS f°r Kl°Wa 8:30 a’m-and 5:05 p. m ♦
JAMES L. HAYWARD, Proprietor. ♦
By a vote of her people, the town
of Pittsburg has been incorporated,
officials are to be elected on Mon-
day, the 19th, and the town govern-
ment will shortly be inaugurated.
One of the first things to be done
by the board of trustees will be to
pass a series of ordinances, or town
laws, for our government. Such or-
dinances will be published in this
Paper as the law directs. If you
desire to keep tab on them, the prop-!
er thing for you to do would be to j
subscribe for the Enterprise, if you I
have not already done so, get them I \
all in print, and preserve them for I ’*
future reference. We will also re-!
Port the doings of the town council'
from week to week. tf
where the rooms and beds arp in firc» 1 ^
affords6 ^Accomm^s tr ‘tf™**
specialty. Rates $2.00 per dly COmmerc,al men »
N. E. WILEY, Manager.
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Williams, B. W. The Pittsburg Enterprise (Pittsburg, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 32, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 15, 1912, newspaper, August 15, 1912; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1042705/m1/3/: accessed February 19, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.