The Pittsburg Enterprise (Pittsburg, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 6, 1913 Page: 3 of 8
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The Pittsburg Enterprise
A Lecal Newspaper, a promoter of Horae Enterprises, and a Cultivator of
Public Spirit. Published every Thursday at Pittsburg, Oklahoma
B. W. WILLIAMS, Editor and Proprietor.
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Entored as second class matter at the post offioo at Flttaburg,
Oklahoma, under the Act of March S, 1879.
TOWN AND COUNTY
List your lots with me: 1 know the bus- Invitations have been sent out announc-
iness. R 1. willis. iAdv. ing that the new Y. M. C. A. building at
- Hailfeyvitle will be formally opened on the
Ralph Sims and Richard Willis made i ' 8th of March. Addresses are to be de
business trip to McAlester Monday. Iivered by various parties.and a profitable
- meetiug is anticipated. A "safety first."
Pete Echelle has added a small side ! rally will also be held in the afternoon at j
room to his building on Rsa Avenue. \ the Haileyville theater.
Jack Strange spennt n day or two in We notice that In other incor.or-
McAlester on business since our last issue. I ated towns candidates are annouuc-
- j ing for the various town offices. We
It. M. Winn returned a few days | are not informed, at this writing, as
ago from an enjoyable visit to rein- ] to who will be candidates for office
fives In Louisiana.
in Pittsburg at the approaching elec-
tion. All who intend to run for of-
For an easy shave or stylish hair cut go | should procure from the town
to the old reliable City Barber Shop. Jack clerk application blanks and file with
Strange. Proprietor. (Adv. the secretary of the county election j
-- j board their applications before the!
Ralph Lobaugh was down from McAl- I 8th of March,
ester Sunday and spent two or three
days in Pittsburg before returning.
Since the weather has been fair. Foster
Garrison and his workmen are making
good headway on his new building.
W. M. Radcliff, C. L. Walber. Victor
Grauwels and others favored this office
with cash on subscription since last issue.
Bill and Ed Walkup and Italph
Pirns have rented the lloss Lobaugh
house oif south Main street and are
J. W. Hall, charged with violating a
town ordinance by selling goods without
license, was fined $ 1.00 and cost in po-
lice court the other day.
Quite a number of prospectors and vis-
itors from abroad were in Pittsburg dur-
ing the past week seeing our town and
getting acquainted with our people.
Gordon Riley and family are enjoying a
visit from his sister-in-law. Mrs. Norman
Riivy, cnu his sister. Miss Florence Mar-
guerite Riley, both of Parsons, Kansas.
C. L. Walker has made handsome and
substantial interior improvements at his
meat market, putting in a new combina-
tion show case and ice box. and other wise
F. B. Drew, who has been serving on
.the jury at McAlester.got off long enough
to spend two or three days in Pittsburg
during the week looking after Business
matters and showing visitors around.
The Electric Theater Moving Picture
Show and stereopticon exhibition at the
Union Hall on Wednesday night brought
out a moderate crowd, and ten per cent
of the receipts, as we understand, went
to the school.
All decorative planting of home]
grounds should have for its first and '
highest aim the beautifying of the j
borne, for tlie enjoyment of ihe home!
people. How it will look to outsid- ;
ers Is never to he lost sight of, but :
the first consideration should be. I
must be, how it will look from with-
in. It must be a home picture for
home-folk. This same law of eon- j
■struction should rule within and-
Practically all good bottom land i
will grow alfalfa satisfactorily any-1
where in Oklahoma. The past few [
years have been very unfavorable for J
getting alfalfa established, but any j
man who has bottom land should not
rest content until he has at least I
forty acres of alfalfa. On the higher ■
lands, and especially those that are !
inclined to be sandy, Spanish pea-!
nuts will be found a very satisfactory |
crop which may be used as a com- \
plete substitute for alfalfa.
At a cost of $4.no, the state high-;
way department has completed the j
construction of a miniature Okla-
homa dirt road showing the essential
elements which go to make up a per- j
feet highway. The model In its en-1
tirety is a product of Oklahoma and j
shows the possibilities in the making
of good roads. One simple theory
Is adhered to throughout the con-
struction of the model—perfect
drainage—and this the members of
the department maintain is the prac-!
\V. O. Atwell, secretary of
Coalgate commercial club, was in
Pittsburg on Sales Day for the pur-
pose of studying our methods of car-
rying out the program on such occa-
sions. We trust that he gathered
some information that will be help-
Notwithstanding the snow on the
We take the beauty of the country
for granted. While the organizations
In the cities are vigorously agitating
plans for the city beautiful the
country and village have been allow-
ed to go untouched. Attractiveness
k*,e is a decided commercial asset to the
farm and village and deserves to be
made the subject of special endeavor.
Organized efforts are essential since
nothing short of a concerted com-
munity plan will bring results worth
Beginning with highway improve-!
ment, roadside planting, laying out
the grounds around schools, the re-
GOOD SEED ? i
Poor seed is time spent and money lost. We have
spent a good deal of time in getting a good assortment of
the Best and Most Known Varieties. We invite you to come
in and inspect them before buying elsewhere.
Red Seed Oats, per bushel____________________________________$0.60
Mebane Cotton Seed, per bushel............................. 1.50
Bloody Bucher Corn, per bushel_________ ___________________ 1.65
Oklahoma White Corn per bushel ___________________________ 1.35
Reed Yellow Dent Corn, per bushel _______________ _________ 1.35
Amber Cane per bushel _________________________________ 1.00
Kafir Corn per bushel _... _____________________________i.......75
Milo Maize per bushel ________________________________________ 1.00
Alfalfa per bushel ____________..______________________________ 9.00
Millet per bushel __________________________________________ 1.25
Essex Rape per lb ___________________________________________- .10
Spanish Peanuts per lb__________________________________________ .15
Triumph Seed Potatoes per bushel ________________ _______1.35
Ohio Seed Potatoes per bushel______________________________1.00
Onion Sets per gallon _______________ ______________________ .30
Texas Carden Seed
D. M. Ferry Garden Seed
We have succeeded in getting a part of a car of Me-
bane Cotton Seed which we will sell to the farmers at $1.50
per bushel. We want all of your Butter, Eggs, Chickens, and
Turkeys, and will give you the highest market price for them
Call on us for it.
We have it.
Big Stock; we have
what you want
ground, quite a bunch of people were j moval of hideous roadside sign-
in Pittsburg Saturday, on Sales Day, j boards, the draining of mosquito
(o take advantage of the opportun- breeding pools near public places,
iilcs offered. A few things were put ! the campaign must go on to include
up at auction, our merchants made j the education of the people of the
special prices on goods, and a good neighborhood to the essentials of an
trade was enjoyed. attractive farm, gateways, drives,
trees, lawns, the care of a place to
The snow which fell Friday to a c'Ou scr\e its neatness,
depth of four or five inches was the
heaviest we have had this winter. In an ad lress before the congress
This, in addition to the previous of horticulturists in Jamestown. O.,
rains, lias put an abundant supply of some weeks ago a speaker said, "It
moisture in the ground, and the out-. is the duty of village improvement
look for a crop the coming season societies and pirk superintendents
could not be better at this time. to direct their attention to the prep-
aration of (town) plans rather than
to expend ail their efforts and money
on a small area or other minor im
provements at haphazard or upon
general iearing up operations, street
lighting and the like that sho.ild be
executed by the town officers through
ihelr regular appropriations.” H*
Charley Tucker, a substantial
farmer from '!><. Blue Springs neigh-
borhood. became possessed of a nice
pair of Du roc-Jersey shoats while In
town Saturday and took them out
to his plnce. In common with other
progressive agriculturists, he is in-
terested in Improving the stock con- atided that by public spirit, wisely dl-
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for tills year's fair, which is to lie
held in September. It is stated that
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Iiiilii. ms are that the fair In
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reettd by a well thought out plan
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Williams, B. W. The Pittsburg Enterprise (Pittsburg, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 6, 1913, newspaper, March 6, 1913; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1043034/m1/3/: accessed January 24, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.