Davenport Leader (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 20, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 15, 1904 Page: 3 of 6
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THE DAVENPORT LEADF.R
Published by VV H. Bonner
"Entered as second-class matter,
May ■<>. 1904. at the post office
at Davenport, Okla. under
theAirt of Congress of Man h 3,1879
Subscrip'ion $1.00 a Year, Payable
in Advance. Paper Stopped
When Time Expires unless
Volume I Numbkh XX
A weekly nfiwspajper
MAILED every thursday, atdaven
port. lincoln county oklahoma
office (on K a st T^tRST "s'l KE K 1
September 15, 11904.
if in need of legal blanks call at
this office, A full assortment now in
,* Jt Ji
A T. V/right, -i mile north of
Davenport has an A number on-
■cow for sa'e. Will fee fresh in
About a month. 924
The Frisco System will issue,
during the summer months, Tourist
round-trip tickets to various resorts
and locations—the mountains, lakes
and seashore, at greatly reduced
rates, with amjfie .return .limit.
CUul oh i e ircst atrent, or address
Pisseagoi 'tdS- Department,
Ridlev Tep.>ted the following cases
Monday: Mrs. Adams and baby 3
miles -southeast who h+s -the malaria;
W. H. Ingram's children who also
have malaria; E. I. Porters baby
a (be ted with bowel trouble; Geo.
Chapman bad-case of 'he flux; and
Mrs. Davidson 2% miles east, who
Ollie Hamilton was the success-
ful person and secured the contract
for building the school house at
Davenport, his bid being $4^4.
There were four other bidders, VV
A. Trumbo who hid $492.50. W.
H. Fowler, of Chaokaha, bid S65 ;
N. Nash, of Stroud, bid <S49;
t'hurch of Stroud, bid $55l*
W. began work Monday morning
and in a short we will have a school
•house to fee ipiroud eft
J. E. Wright came in last Friday,
with his customary pleasant snult,
ind Remained t few h-oivrs. In the
evening he left fo-" the Cleveland oil
fields to look over the situation. He
returned l&.st evening and says e\ er)
thing is a humming up tlieru. Mr.
Wright is president of our home
oil company and says that it will be
enlv a very short time until the
company will commence drilling <0
jrjfs'if * * *" * * * * > *
If y.011 drink
liquors of any kind
Drink the best
They can Always be found at the saloon
._ Davenport, Okla.
F.ast First Street
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VV anted—A Pin
It was Mabel's first appearance at
church and she was rather fidgety.
First sao wanted one thing, then an-
other. Finally she decided that sha
must have a pin, so she asked for
one from her father. He had none.
•Then she tried her mother; but i.er
mother, too, had none. Mabel's lenfr
ing had been increased with her ill
success, so she climbed upon the pew
and shouted at the tqp of her small
oicc: ^ , . .
"Has anyone in dls trowd do. a
Titled Girl an Accomplished Whip.
Lady Violet Elliott, daughter of tho
Start of Minto, governor-general of
Canada, is a dashing equestrfenn- anfl
«ccompii^«d whip. At the rerent
■horse show in Montreal she won a
Urst prize Tor Allen Forbes of Boston
■fry rifling his gray pony Ben.llg"
* Chas. A. Ridley |
!+ \ ^
$ Dcaier in A
* Drugs and Medicines. $
Prescriptions cnrcfully compounded 5
* Day or Night, A
T G'ivk mc a call.
T Comer <Cle on even.:, and First J
!* Dave) >-t,
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jt je Jt
D. W. Quacken'msh left Tues
<3av for W.ichiia, K.an., where he
will seek employment and will move .
iiis .family t>!>ere m a short time.
Mrs. C. H. Baldwin arrived today
icom Rocky F.otrd, Col., and will
visit her parents, Mr. aiwd Mrs. J
<J. Hugo, iKvd t4ve r-estof the family
A. Paohin maAe our tffiiee a
pleasant call yesterday on fais way
to Chandler ,xrom visits in and a-
roiuid Hutchinson, K.ans., and Still-
Mt. and Mrs tack But'on re
turned Sunday from a trip to Mill
■ersburg, Ind., and are «<>w at home
on their fat,™ adjoining Oaveiip rt
on the stMjthe-Bt.
O. G Kohertson a-nd K. h
M->r>e return <1 Puesday fr-om sev
«rail day-s business trip to Fall s,
• where they were getting the new
gin at that piace in shape to run.
Dr. Ridley, acting secretary, ask-
«n to coirect the announcement we
made last wxk. i he I. O. O. t
lorfge will instittite tl>ei-r new organ
Ration here the evening atnl night
of iStrh". •" - .
There is considerable sickness in
tlie neighborhood at present. Dr.
IMast 'Durieg Civti V-'a.".
In the June Pearson's Mr. Albert
Blgelow 'Paine gives an acc;-'.nt of
the remarkable work done by thomas
-Kast during the Civil war. His
sketches were exaggerations cff ex- i
tsting conditions, it is true, but Mxty-
thpee wac a .poor time to in->-e.iigate.
Jlast simply used material that
«arae *to hris hanfi. and each res>iltiug
picture .brought volunteer.* to (th«
Northern cause. Their also, brought
scores of threatsnmg letters the
Harper -office froin the infui iated
South, and Nast might have been
tburned at the eta1*© had he been
! captured during the occasional trips
fce made to the -front. The" influence
1 .exerted by his pictures was tremen-
! dous—President Lincoln himself caid
| near the close of the'war, ' Thomas
i Nast was.the bes( -recruiting sergeant
1 the Union evei hart " Mr. iPalne has
| «bown gr at tact 'in his handi'mg ta
this aTtios of what* is even yet a sor©
subject with many of iiis reauers.
The preitiest line o)
That ever tame 10 Davenport
Now -on display- Come and see them
Rev. L K. Funk, who has written a
took upon the inexplicable marvels erf
elalrvoyance, was born in Ohio, in
the town of Clifton, and e Clifton
man said of him rocciitly
"We are verv f.roud here of tfac snc-
«ess Dr. FunK a 3 msde in life. We
treasure a nuin^vr of stories of his j
childhood. It «e«. fiat, even as a
little boy, he had a.i unusual and sub- I
"A cler^man put to him one day a
number of questions about "Biblical
history, and he answered them all
very well. Fnuhy the clergyman
« -What comm^ndmcnt, my lad, did
Adam br'ak when he ate the apple?'
"'If y.ou please, sir,' was 'V reply,
■there weren't any commandments at
that time.'" .
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We wonair If the esteemed Cliica
to Chronicle Isn't stretching it a little
Vhen it explains that & flas quality oi
rubber can be produced from Rocky
yours for trade
Street and Ckasen Avenue.
I "Corner 'First
Visit the Old Homestead, via
On Sept. -6, >13, 20, 27. a"fl ()cK ri< r0U"J ,n1' l,, ", "
sold at the very low .rate of ONE,FARE PLUS $Z00 to ncrly
d.aaa and Ohio joints, also certain destinations in Kentuck
tidtet« limited vo thirty day« 'tom d.'te of st'-e for 'etuvn.
idilM will be iheertully furnished by m-a rest l<ri coTu:ke' Agei.t or
c. W. STRAIN, D. P. A-, Wichita Kan.
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