Davenport Leader (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 7, 1904 Page: 2 of 6
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Oklahoma-Texas Oil & Gas Company
incorporated * Guthrie, Ok,ahoma. May ... .904.
ill ion Dollars
CAPITAL STOCK. PAR VALUE $1.00.
, f „ . , order now at 20 cents per
Non-assessable and Vu.l-paid. _ „ , d ,Tas
share, in the coming hz\d or oil art
MAIN OFFICE, DAVENPORT, OKLA.
BRANCH Offices S, U*.. M,, am**. ^ ■ ^
the davenport leader
PUBUSOTU BY W. H. BOWWKH.
"Entered M second-class matter
May 6. .904, at the post otfcce
at Davenport, Okla. under ^
the Act of Congress of March 3, 79
gubtcrlption fi'.ao a Year, 1 ayable
in Alliance. P*l « Stopped
When Time Expires unless
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JULY 7> i9°4-
tiveral smalt balloons were sent
Bl Davenport on the Fourth w.ih
erdcrs on I G„ Mr.C«e for sugar
,nd coffee attached. They «u*d en-
tirely out ol sight and the orders
Have not shown up yet.
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Only choice towns which are not
eelebrating the event this year k «
, right to advertise the fool th.
—olcl ht>man. Davenport halt
"sane' Fourth. Mo great «"
ao.tr No small bo, kilted ith
aarinon cracker V No one arrested!
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It was c^uite generally reported
Here last week th* a man with thir-
teen sons had shipped a ** )T"'
.,Rfd" over the Santa ke to Ghueka-
ho, billed for this place
j «,<>> Here beiore it was as a la.na u* ou..«-— -
? 'r 1 hut the man with thirteen and sunbonnets; and that the town
shipped but the man hnve been located
i "We" and
! successful trip to Arcadia during the
past week. We started Saturday
I evening over the Frisco and reached
j Luther about T-3° P- VVe
immediately to the Katv depot and
not being able to get in the wa.t.ng
| re0n. contented (?> ourselves with
I hitting on the gravel walk and fight-
i ing mosquitoes until after io o clock
fvVe were yet unable to get in tie
' depot or find out when we could |
procure* train. After spending
the balance of the night m the bote,
we awoke a six. a m. to learn t ia ,
all the trains h«d gone and we wookl
have to wait till evening before an-
other could arrive. We were so hot
anil were raising such a disturbance
that a "Katy Special" which was
l„:„g idle in the little 'Square
house'' at Arcadia and which the
section? boss uses to carry his men
-out to wo.k" and "in to supper
was steamed up by the bow' wife,
Mrs. John Wiley, assisted by father
Bonner and brother John and was
.brought over for us. We t * olir
part of the steaming back to Arca-
dia and drove out to father a.i<
mother Bonner's in time for 2:30
dinner. Monday was the Courtn
and we celebrated at the pleasant
little village of Arcadia, where a
large crowd was gathered a'1-* *^rt
seemingly enjoying themselves. We
had the pleasure shaking hands with
raany friends and acquaintances.
The Arcadia band is a nice little
aggregation of musicians ami played
their parts welL The speaking was
good and there was lots- of it. I^r.
McCaflerty made quite a Iltt!e 11
when he remarked that Oklahoma
was a land of sunshine, sunflowers
. . t, ni.,ved and the score was 17 to 20.
between Arcadia a c* Luther. P O ^me ball and
zx ;:^== i"«; - +>-
of 2 to 3 or t to o, but these teams too, wheh Lathe
Now Is Your Time
To Secure a Choice Lot
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Oil and Gas Experts are leasing all avail-
able land in this part of Lincoln county
claiming that this town is located in the
heart of the Great Oil Field of the Southwest.
50 PER CT.
Advance in the prices
Has just been made
,ons has not appeared to take charge
nut brother } C. Boggs is m dire
,traits for fear his reputation, for
ttut'A and veracity may be questioned
lu-rll not tell where the man With
of Arcadia should have been located
upon one of the adjoining hills, as
the land on which it stood was too
vnhuvbU for agricultural purposes
An excellent(?)ball game was played
to locate or make the best investment
can be made in Oklahoma.
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Davenport Leader (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 7, 1904, newspaper, July 7, 1904; Davenport, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc106266/m1/2/: accessed November 24, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.