Davenport Leader (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 20, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 15, 1904 Page: 1 of 6
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" . ffi at Davenport, Oklahoma, under the act of Congress of Miua 3, 1879
A/t 1904 at the post omce, at L/ave y —
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VOLUME I, NUMBER XV ■ V1
~ ^ . . i.uo,, About orie tnird or 6138
COUNTY NEWS AND COM ■ J • o,,^ a„d i«.«a
! iate vicinity
Three rural rontes have been ap- ,
proved out Of Wellston. ! The Tryon News editor notes
' * < shoitage in the attendance at Sun
ThiTty two walnut logs were ! day scl^
dipped out of Stroud this week. , so many g g
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The Prague Patriot is starting in | .
- - - Tr ye""ne' .rr ?\z:: r r,f,
A 24 by 32 addition to .he Or. |X
ney schools is under construction, feet of switcn g
. n struction.
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Agfa's new bank will be a-stone
Wddii.p 27 by 66 feet, two stories The fourth war.! alderman
, :;'dU g 7 y Stroud arrested a young Creek na-
„ „ 9 tion sport last week lor using very
Prague's school bond. of «49™ [r*™ U«o.g. on to •««-$• o
brought a premium of $445- whlch ,mi COblb' ^ ^ ^
of course makes a total of $5>345> . , . «
* ^ Carney has a "picked nine of
t 11 nrlv base ball players and ihe\ won
f«o Lincoln county prl.ot.er. a , ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
the L,using pen*™.,ary «KI •' wcek, ago says the
Cloned by Gov. Ferguson Saturday. -
^ ^ .« j Enterprise.
Frank 1 homas and son living 3 : pomeroy is lhe boss tomato
miles northeast of bpar s rout, , One of his plants yielded
to that town the first bale of cotton, grower. ^ , j
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School beg 111 atChandler Monday
•with 1? teachers. There were 45"
white scholars enrolled says the Pub-
VV. E Griffin produced on :Vi ot
an acre of ground 130 bualieb. of
onions fr< ni the seed—R R 3 111
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The editor of the Carney Lntei
prist- has b 'ght a new suit, n-t
withstanding the .'uifCertaiaty" of
this presidential ye ir
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The Katy is haulm* ton, and tons
of coal from Lidian Territory and
filing it at various places, for use
during the busy season.
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The Territorial Anti Horsethief
association will meet in Guthrie
October .9 >"d so. I- i* expected
over 400 delegate;? will be present
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Welkton's first bale of cotton
brought in by C. Sperling, living
-southeast of Rossville, and with the
premium brought $66 5o, i4>+ cent
A recent census bulletin gives the
negro population of Oklahoma as
.*0 pounds of that <uei 'us Iruit. of ,
i xc-lleut quality —R- R 3- Chaml
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Luther has recenth had a young
lady appointed a6 a rural route cai
rier on number 2 out of there. She |
m ide a grade of 97 Per Cl!nt in her
I hi first tiale of cotton marketed
in Lincoln county was brought to
Prague by M R. Hall September 1
W ith the premium of $2625 and
1 5^ cents per pount the bale ot 5 1 S
pounds netted the owner &I07 34.
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Stroud's first bale of cotton was
raised on the Tubb's place northeast
ot Davenport, by M Lowery.
weighe.l 1465 pounds and brought
*3 60 per hundred. A premium ot
*i5 50 made the h tie bring $69.70.
The Katy has made the Ft "Smith
road a most liberal offer to tun their
tiains over their tracke from Fallis
to Oklahoma City. All indications
point towards an acceptance. I he
Katy will ■soon buihl from f' aliis to
Shawnee. — Fallis Star.
A Kansas man is raisirg featm r-
lfSs chickens and believes thev will
! he vt ry marketable. He accident
I ally scald.-d th^m when they Were
small, in an incubator, but they aie>
growing nicely, and he is thinking 1
of going into the business extensive j
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Elm^r MartMi of Fallis am Mn=«
Dora Qoodart of Chandler were
married last week at Chandler.
They ere at home to their many
friends at Fallis, where Mr. Martin
is engaged in the mercantile busi
iness. Everyone i-s extending con-
gratulations to the worthy young
t„e curt house. Many farmers
from the surrounding country are in
attendance and much interest is be-
ing n; .infested Mr Newby in be-
hilfoflHS ansociatioa a-sked Mr.
White, repre ee' ing the Fi i-seo sys-
tem, that the rnlroa-1 comr>anv sup-
port the rt-ss"Ciation in their claim
against H. Wood, the Chicago com-
mission merchant, who furnished
ttie aliened bogus cantaloupe seer,
to the farmers. Many fine samples
of apples, k:«ftir corn and corn are
on exhibition.—Friday's Publicist
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The star route from Davenport to There must be considerable truth
Clematis was discontinued last S it „e. rtinivs that the ( arm \
urdiy. Rural route five from
Chandler w II hereafter supply the
mail for that place.
Guthrie ' .s a 1 r -tn m inuf ictory
a ,tl < ue of the pardners is blind and
.he other deaf and dumb. Both
learned their trade at schools de
voted to their kind.
According to the estimates of
Secretary Thoburn. of the board of
agriculture, Oklahoma will have
300,000 bales of cotton this year,
l he acreage is 35 per cent greater
this year than last.
An oil well was brought in last
week at Jennings some fifteen miles
southwest of Cleveland. This bring-
the "stuff" a little closer to us and
.t will only be a short time until it
hi the assertions that the C arnej
md Guthrie conventions wen
"b..ughten" ones. The assertions
are much more in evidence than the
denials. That is not always a crt
terion, however, sometimes w e
ought to consider the source.
County superintendent Khotw< H
was in S-roud Monday assisting in
settling a law suit which 'he Mu
College -school district Iia<i broii,.h
against the company who recently
sold them a chart, purporting that
they had a recommendation from
Shotwell. The company did hav
a reccmmendation which Mr. Shot-
well recalled nearlv three years ago.
The case was settled by the com
pany pas ing -he costs and returning
to the district board their contract.
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The Lincoln county farmers' in
It will oniv A auwii. •• . "
will be inside the county line stitute is in sewsion this .i-t mo <i c
A dose neighbor of Ioe Updike,
1 I.' miles east, informe us that some
left handed person plugged 10c
watermelons for bite last week.
Friend Updike is the man that says
that in the old country he came
from, the doga had lhe ague so hard
j they would shake 40 ro.l or fence
j when leaning against it. As Otto
' Simmons has gone, Win. Trumbo
1 is willing 'hat Upd<ke g' t lhe pa-
pers, providing th .t said Updike in
i form the public, how he can t H :
left hand watermelon plugger bj
ihe looks of the plug. Citizen.
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School closed at the S >Hars school-
htflise Friday. I'lie school gave *r,
exhibition the last day.
Miss Myrtle Fox who resides 2*4
east of Keudtick is staying with
ivlis J h. Poland now.
The shower last Sunday wis very
acceptable to those who have lati
corn, but did the cotton no good.
Mr i'.'ke and Mr. Mendeuhal!
commenced to p . k cotton last week.
Several others will begin this week.
J L. Poland has a bull do£
! which he got in Kendrick lv.st week.
I'he dy; believec in t'.ie motto "live
j and let live.'"
Mesdamca F. O. Wade and E. A
Uosd west o Kendrick started
rues.tav for Salem, Nebr., for a
visit v.'ith fr.iends and relatives ant
10 attend the Uichanhon county
f.ir. Ihey expect to beg ie three
or four weeks
Ei V\ . Poland, the Kendrick
mc.it man has returned from a week-
visit at and aror. ,d l i >ken Arrow,
' l\, with his brothtrK C. I'oland
u.d a number of NcHraska friend-,
Wtu have located there. Ho
ihe < ..'ton there is not so good as
here. but. their c >rn is belter than
here He also says 'Ne raska met.
ate still c -ming in tneie anil ar<.
buvmg up tiie Creek lauds at idnw.'
^25.00 [>er ;i' r';.
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