Davenport Leader (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 7, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 16, 1904 Page: 3 of 6

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$ lands or business for
1 good prices,
$ List Them With
24., Gilfillan

passenger no. 4°8> IMO P. M.
LOCAL FREIGHT NO. 444, 2:30 p- M-
passenger no. 4°7> 4:44 11 • M•
local vre1ght, no. 443> I°:40 M
J. M. Kinsey, Agent.
The LEADER for job work.
Subscribe for the LEADER
CHICAGO PASS. NO. 4°8, I2"23 P" M*
LOCAL FREIGHT NO. 4-4, 4-35 1 • M>
calveston pass. no. 4°7 3:42 Pl M-
local freight no. 425, 8:4° A' M
C. H. High, Agent.
Passenger trains arrive daily, lo-
cal freights, daily except Sunday.
The New Meat
Is the place to go when you w ant
a nice tender steak, or juicy roast
When you buy meat of any kind, t
is natural for you to want the best
It is just as natural for me to have
the best, because I am here to please
If Good meats please you, mine \\ i
The new market 1st door west of J.
C. Hugo's.
Another movement is on foot to
unite the bar associations of Okla-
homa and Indian Territory.
County Supt. Shotwell hasia map
of Oklahoma drawn by Mabel - P
pert, a ninth grade pupil in the 0
Stroud .chool, which is a very fine
piece of work. News.
That Georgia woman who sued
a man for one hundred thousand
dollars for breach of promise, attests
after all, the high value put by her
sex on husbands.—Louisville Herald
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L. L. Hutchison, «irculation
manager of the Southwestern School
Journal of Oklahoma City, did busi-
ness in Davenport T uesday.
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Will White of north Seminole
township visited at the home of J.
R. Whitman last Thursday on his
way to Chandler to take the exam
ination for rural route carrier, on a
route out of Sparks.
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According to our offer of last week
there is still another who may be
successful in securing 2 50 printed
note heads and 100 printed en
velopes by consenting to send in
weekly budgets of news from any
locality near Davenport.
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O. G. Robertson came to Daven-
port through the mud last Saturday
with 300 feet of lumber and placed
it with the other on his gin site on
Frisco street. Oscar says he has
about 3000 feet sawed ready to
bring as soon as the roads will 'per-
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The colored base ball team of
Clematis crossed bats with the
Davenport team last Saturday. The
Davenport boys were very kind to
the Clematis boys and let them have
one score. Davenport scored 34.
It is presumed that Clematis will
not ask for a return game.
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The subject of a cemetary foi
Davenport has been talked of be-
tween our citizens, and the matter
was laid befoie the commercial club
Monday night. No definite action
has been taken at present because
it was thought best to wait until we
incorporated and a commitee was
appointed to look up the law in
that matter.
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Another i}4 inches of ra™ feU
last Thursday evening and we have
been having very pleasant sunshiny
weather since. The farmers are all
busy chopping cotton, uplant'ng to
corn, or getting ready to replant. In
a few weeks everyone will be sing-
ing or thinking "good old summer
time " having forgotten the regular
spring overflow, even though this
one was exceptionally large.
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Staple and Fancy
J. G. McCllE & CO.
Corner Second and Broadway-
bavenpoht, okla
Go to Kansas City
On I he Frisco's Coach Excursion June 20th for
, • „ nrc. Children's ticket
Tickets not good on parlor or sleepmg cars.
Tickets -ood to return on or be-fore June 27-
J. M. KINSEY, Agent.
According to appointment a large
number of interested persons met in
Ridley's Hall last Sunday morning
and organized a Sunday school with
t R Robertson as superintendent,
Mrs." J. G. McCue, treasurer and
Miss Carrie Colvin secretary. me
enrollment was 34 and the tuperin
tenclent informs us that he is very
much encouraged, and well he might
he The teachers selected are J. K.
Robertson for bible class, Mrs. J. G
McCue for intermediate, Mrs. .
M. Chapman for primary, and Mrs.
Ollie Hamilton for the infant class.
Every otae is invited. Meet every
Sunday at to.oo a. m.
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DlEn —Floyd Lee Kerns, son of
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Kerns on Sat
urday June n, aged eight months
and two days. The funeral services
were conducted by Rev.
Morrow Sunday at 3:00 P. M. at
the home of J. C. Hugo, after which
the little form was laid to rest 111
the Christian cemetary 1 miles west
and 1 mile south of here. The litt e
one had been sick a week or more
and it grew worse and was carried
to town Saturday morning to the
doctor. It became so very sick
that it was taken to the home of
J. C. Hugo where it passed away at
8: P. M. The sympathy of the en-
tire community goes out to the be-
reaved parents
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Old papers 10 cents a hun
dred at The Leader office.
Pathetic Reason for Old Man's Cn*
stant Reiteration.
"Somethtn' to keop out Uie me*,
mum; somethto' to keep out the flies.
Day after day, week in and week out.
sunshine or rain, the housewives tt
the Mission hear thi* cry from a lt
tie old man who awns a little ear
pentor shop en € astro street, nea
where the cars turn. He has
tfcere fo- years, and during all thai
time he has done nothing but maW
screen ■ covered cupboards—"sora*
thing to keep out the file*." Occasion
Jly he will take an order for a acre®#
door. ,
An order for a cupboard pi<«a*«i
hiit greatly and la always received
with a chuckle ar.d a mutlered som
thing about flies, "the pesky critters.
Reauntly a woman who ordered 1
cupboard from him sought to tind I o*
why he had such a hatred for Ule*
For a time all she got from the oW
man was a mumbled "Keep 'era out
the pesky orltters—keep 'em out.
She persisted In the Inquiry, anft
aft or a minute or two the old man,
with t savage look in his eye*
snapped oat: .
"Twenty yaara ago In Missouri
had a wife and five children. We had
a. nice little farm. In a town flv
miles from aa there wua a plague. Th«
tU«e carried K to ray little term. W th-
in a week wife and litUe ones died
I Keep 'em out, the pesky ^ters;
I keep 'em out "-Ban Francisco

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