The Pittsburg Enterprise (Pittsburg, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 40, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 3, 1912 Page: 3 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 Thursday Ht Pittsburg. Oklahoma
B. W. WILLIAMS, Editor and Proprietor.
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE ONE DOLLAR A YEAR, I* ADVANCE.
Entered an second class matter at the post office at Fittsbur*.
Oklahoma, under the Act of March 3, 1878.
TOWN AND COUNTY
J. E. Allen is having his residence
J. W. Walkup visited in the coun-
try near Bond Sunday.
L. H. Shaffer has had a new sign
painted on his store front.
H. E. Brough took in the big Wild
West show at McAlester Friday.
Ah< ut 150 bales of cotton have
d t'.c Pittsburg gin to date.
..i R. r? ipkins and grand-
ii Aren vi<itfd ft Braver Saturday.
A second planing mill is being in
Wm. McCormack, of Pounds Val-
ley, was in town with cotton Monday
and incidentally renewed his sub-
scription to this paper.
Will Walkup renews his subscrip-
tion this week for his paper and for
the copy which goes to his fatherin
New Mexico. Reader, go ti: u and I
A fire broke out in the 4th west of j
mine No. 2, Friday night, but was i
confined to one room, which has
been sealed up, so that work in the
rest of the mine may be continued.
That was a fitting testimonial to \
their high esteem for him when the
• • uvwmj mill It) 111“
stalled at Hartshome by one of the j Rock Island employees presented to
The Circle C Ranch Wild West
Show gave an exhibition in Pittsburg
Noah Thomason renewed his sub-
scription during the week and left
with us the necessary "wampum.”
Dan Hogan, editor of the Hunt-
ington (Ark ) Herald, spoke on the
streets of Krebs a few nights ago.
Miss Mary Shemwel! has gone to St
Louis to enter the Mansfield Sanita-
tarium for a three years’ course in
If it is printing you want, anything
from a visiting card to a full-page
Dill, the Enterprise job department
will do it for you right.
Saturday seemed to be a good day
for business in Pittsburg, There was
lots of cotton brought to the gin, and
our merchants enjoyed a good trade.
Dan Coughlin, at Haileyville just be-
fore his departure for Trenton, Mo.,
a handsome diamond stud.
G. W. Miller went to McAlester
Sunday and brought home his wife,
who had been at Mercy hospital re-
ceiving the serum treatment for ty-
phoid fever. After a stay of two
weeks she was able to return home.
Saturday, Oct. 5th.
Our new fail I stock of Shoes and Dry Goods is arriving
daily, and we offer you the most Dependable Merchandise,
Newest Styles, and Great Variety, at remarkably low prices
throughout the store, on Sales Day, Saturday, Oct. the 5th.
Every shopper who has taken the trouble to make compar-
ison has discovered that “quality for quality” our prices are
consistently low. Some of the special offerings are men-
tioned belov .
On the occasion of our next
regular sales day, October the
5th, the Pittsburg chamber of
commerce will give away to some
lucky farmer a tine set of double
work harness, such as would sell
at from $30 to $4o.
H. L. Petty, of the American Na-
tional Bank in McAlester, was the
guest of his friend J. H
of this place, Sunday.
The October term of the superior
cort for the trial of civil cases will
begin Monday, October the 14th. A
jury will be called. The docket has
been made up and is in the hands of
the printer. It contains sixty-four
cases that are ready for trial.
Archie, the 15-mohths-old son of
Mr. and Mrs Ira Bross, died Thurs-
day evening after a brief illness. The
remains were taken to Lehigh for
Kincsnnon, interment the following day. Quite
| a number of the sorrowing relatives
and friends accompanied the moum-
McAlester will have the pleasure , fu) procession. Every heart sympa-
and honor of entertaining the next | thizes with the grief-stricken parents
annual state singing convention which ;n the loss of this their only child.
meets in that city the first week in -
November. An explosion, caused by a windy
shot, occurred in the Bolen-Damell \
company’s mine at Craig Thursday j
night, resulting in the death of one
We have any kind of Blank-
et or Gomfort you are looking
for. All wool, Cotton, and Wool
Knap. Full sizes; prices from
60 cents to $6.00.
Ladies’, Men's, and Chil-
dren’s Sweaters in solid and
combination colors, the newest
thing in Sweaters; prices are
from 50 cents to $5.00.
Just received a fine line of
Peters Shoes, and are in a po-
sition to shoe the whole family.
Prices from $1.50 to $6.00.
Kept Fresh per package .25
Supreme per package .25
Loose Goffee per pkg_____.25
Peaberry per package. ,27a
Yale per package_______ .30
Folger's per package. .30
Mexo Ja per package .30
Best Granulated Sugar 15
pounds for____ . ... $1.00
Best Brown Sugar 16 lbs 1.00
Ladies’ and Misses’ Knit
Aviator Gaps in fancy stripes
and plain colors. Just the thing
for cold weather. Prices are
from 50 cents to ......2.50
FLOUR AND FEED.
Red Raven per sack Si .40
Elreno’s Best per sack 1.35
Lilly per sack______ , 1.30
Silver Wave per sack 1.25
Gorn Meal per sack_____ .40
Mill Run Bran per cwt 1.25
Barrel salt .......... 1.75
Lenox Soap 7 bars for .25
Diamond G 9 bars for . .25
Bob White 6 bars for.....25
Swifts Naphtha 6 bars for .25
Flake White 6 bars for .25
Arm &. Hammer Soda, the
old reliable brand, 1 Oc size,
special price for salesday 4
packages for__________ .25
Just received our fall line of
Men's. Ladies’, and Children's
Underwear, in wool, fleece-
lined. and ribbed garments.
Also a full line of Union Suits.
Prices from 50 cents to 3.50
Ladies’ Outing Flannel and
Muslin Gowns, with lace and
Embroidery yoke, cut extra
full. Plain and fancy patterns.
Price from 75 cents to 1160
We have over 100 different
patterns heavy fleeced outing
in solid and fancy patterns,
Lighter weight for quilt lining
Rev. John Grainger, formerly rec-
tor of All Saints’ Episcopal church
in McAlester, has accepted a call to | mn7andTh^erLu7in^of ano*'
become rector of St. Luke’s church er. A crew was sent from the rescue I
m Denver. Colorado^ | station at McAlester and the men
J. A. Lynn, a government statis- l'^ taken out. about 1 °'dock the '
ticiyn from McAlester, was here on ; loilowinK morning.^
ner ’Treport^for the ^e ’T™ ^ I There * "° rCaSOn why any cotton ? %
BANNER STORE, PITTSBURG, OKLA.
the first of September.
On next sales day, October 5th,
the Banner Store will give away to
some fortunate lady a handsome
kitchen set of blue and white enam- j
eled ware, valued at $5.00. I CCntly p3U as as 1L5° for !>«
___ ; cotton, and 4.00 for seed cotton.
burg should take his product else
where. As a rule, our buyers have
paid as high, and often higher, for
cotton than have the buyers at other
near-by towns. Mr. Holden has re
By the Rev. Ur. CHARLES p. AhEll of York.
The bed factory recently estab-
We are requested to announce that
running full blast, employing over the Pr«bytenan brethren will begin
fifty men. in order to supply thc !'3 P^cted meeting at the Baptist
growing demand for their products. I ^ °" Wednesday
_ | night, October 9th. Rev. Duncan
McRuer, of Paul’s Valley, and Rev.
I. V. Jolly, of Haileyville, are to
District Judge Preslie B. Cole,
McAlester, has been invited by the ! - ■ -- ------'-----• — - —
Democratic national committee to go <1° preaching. I he people are
/m • • rnrHiflllv fn riffonrl tLo ccnr
to Ohio and other northern states
and speak for the Democratic party
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Strohecker, of
Fort Smith, were in our city Tues-
day studying local conditions and
interviewing our people. They ex-
pressed themselves as being greatly
pleased with the appearance pros-
pects of Pittsburg.
cordially invited to attend the serv-
ices, and the co-operation of all pro-
fessing Christians is invited.
The Richest Gift Bestowed
On America—Democracy. $ PITTSBURG LIVERY BARN ?
♦ PITTSBURG, OKLA. ♦
^ JAiVitij L. HAYWAHD, Proprietor. ^
in America we find the people have a lofty habit of
There are a WIDER DIFFUSION OF LUX-i ♦
A number of leading citizens and
heavy taxpayers in Pittsburg county
have united in an injunction suit
against the county commissioners
j to restrain them from expending all
the money appropriated to the road
and bridge fund for the ensuing year
The brick mason having completed j for eight bridges on which they have
the foundation, carpenters are now j asked for bids. It is alleged that
at work putting up the frame of the j the building of these eight bridges
Custer building. It will be a sub- 1 would consume the entire appropria-
stantia! and commodious structure,
marking an era in the onward progress
of our thriving little city.
tion and leave nothing for the sup-
port of the convict gangs and the
building and repair of roads for a year
FRY AND A HIGHER STANDARD OF MORAL-1
ITY than prevail anywhere else in the world. The people I
who talk about hard times OUGHT TO SKK OTHER COUN-
TRIES TO FIND OUT WHAT HARD TIMES REALLY
«t K at
THE STANDARD OF MANS CIVILIZATION IS SET BY HIS
TREATMENT OF WOMEN. AMERICAN WOMEN HAVE MORE
MONEY TO SPEND THAN WOMEN OF ANY OTHER COUNTRY.
THEY HAVE MORE THINGS TO SPEND IT ON AND MORE SENSE j
TO SPEND IT WITH.
In Europe I have seen women harnessed with an ox dragging a
pI"while a man held the handles. I have seen women harnessed
with dogs pulling heavy loads while a man walked alongside.
What a contrast is to be found in America! HERE THE WO- |
MEN ARE FAIRLY AND GENTLY TREATED. Nowhere
else are there so much goodness, gentleness and kindness to be found.
•t «t w
Good rigs at r^isonable prices. Hauling and transfer work
solicited. Accommodations for drummers a specialty.
Hack leaves for Kiowa 8:30 a. m. and 5:05 p. m.
JAMES L. HAYWARD, Proprietor.
< GRAND AVENUE HOTEL
' PITTSBURG. OKLAHOMA
Under new management. A cozy, home-like place.
A/here the rooms and beds are in first class order,
and the table is supplied with the best the market
affords. Accommodations for commercial men a
specialty. Rates $2.00 per day.
N. E. WILEY, Manager.
OF ALL THE GOLD, SILVER AND NATURES ABUNDANCE WITH
WHICH THIS WONDERFUL LAND IS ENDOWED THERE 18 ONE
THING MORE PRECIOUS THAN ALL THE REST. ALL THE WON-
DERFUL FUTURE OF THIS GREAT CONGLOMERATION OF PEO-
PLES FROM ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD IS DUE TO THE ONE
GREATEST GIFT BESTOWED UPON US BY PROVIDENCE—DEMOC-
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Williams, B. W. The Pittsburg Enterprise (Pittsburg, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 40, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 3, 1912, newspaper, October 3, 1912; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1043007/m1/3/: accessed February 20, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.