Davenport Leader (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 32, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 8, 1904 Page: 4 of 6

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TIIK DAVENPORT LEADER
Published nv W. H. Bonner.
•'Entered as second-class matter,
May 6, 1904, at the post office
at Davenport, Okla. under
theAct of Congress of March 3,1879"
Subscription $1.00 a Year, Payable
in Advjncc. Paper Stopped
When Time Expires unless
Expressly Ordered
Otherwise.
VOLUME I Numbbr XXXII.
A WEEKLY newspaper
HAILED EVERY THURSDAY, AT DAVEN
I'OllT, LINCOLN COUNTY, OKLAHOMA
office on east first street.
December s, 1904-
EMIGRANTS HELP 8MUGGLER
Leaf Tobacco, Worth $100,000, la
Brought Into New York by
Steerage Po3sengerg.
ana W. A. Trumbo has opened up
again in the Giles building.
Stroud has a Kentuckian who
does not regret that he came to Ok-
lahoma.—Guthrie Leader. Pshaw'.
Davenport can claim several such
prominent gentlemen,
J. M. Kinsey has cut a window
in the east side of the postoffice
and will move the postoffice depart
rnent to the rear of the building and
will enlarge it to accomodate the in-
creasing business of the office.
J. B. Colvin has been having more
business than he could attend to,
this week, buying farmers produce
of all Kinds. Some one is missing
some bargains by not taking advan
.age of the 20 per cent discount on
stoves, he offers, and buy a stove
now.
Have You
Arranged
To Receive the Current
Number of
Please remember we can print
any kind of bills and at competi-
tion prices.
A novel method of bringing Sumatra
tobacco leaf Into the United States
without paying duty has been brought
to the notice of tho New York custom
house officials and agents have beou
Bet at worU on the case.
It is estimated that Sumatra leal
valued at *100,000 has entered that
port in the la t throe months without
fluty. ^
Emigrants palling from firemen,
Hamburg and other Dutch and German
porta have been given a card, which
Is printed in German and Hebrew, find
tells the recipient to visit ft certain
person at a given address and roe'eive
a present.
If tho emigrants called they -were
told how to obtain employment In
America and Riven a email package
wrapped in colored pap^r and warned
hot to open It until the barge offloo at
Now York had brem left behind.
Aponta of the smuggler invariably
met each load of emigrants outside the
barge office and requested the package
as a means of identifying the seeker
tor employment.
At the proper moment the agents
disappeared, taking the smuggled to-
bacco along.
J. B. COLVIN,
The Furniture and Stove
Man of Davenport
Will give till January
first
The
Farmers
Magazine"
The great agricultural publi-
cation of the Two Territories?
If Mot, You Jire Sot Doing
Yourself Justice
This groat Territorial produc-
tion is the champion of the
pie, and its motto 1st
"Only the Best for the Tiller of dw Soft"
Discount
Q?f o? Wholesale
Cost on
Sermon by Long Distance* 1
' Rev. R. H. Conwell is arranging so
that a former member of his congrega-
tion now In Chicago can hear his ser-
mons by telephone as delivered.
.• J*
locals.
Our merchants report ft good
trade for last Saturday.
Shelt Sutton is building a home
on h's recently purchased lots on
north T.ake street.
We have an eighty acre farm
pear here that we can sell you for
$750, if you have the spot cash.
The Lomski Lumber Co have re-
ceived another car of lumber, and
can now sell you *hat you want.
J. M. Kinsey shot one of his little
dogs yesterday. It seemed to have
a hydrophobia fit and tried to bite
him
Owensby Bros, have moved their
moat market to the saloon building,
If yon ore not now a eob-
ecriber, send a postal today
for a sample copy, mailed
free upon request, to
The Farmers Magazine
Company
Oklahoma City, • Oklahoma
Agents Wanted everywhere.
Holiday Rates.
Over The
Fok
Christmas and New Year.
One fare plus 50 cents for the
round trip over the entire system
Dates of sale Dec. 24-25-26 and
31, 1904, and January 1 and 2,1905
Final return limit on all tickets, Jan
uary 4, 1905.
C. IL High, Agent.
j* j# J*
We are anxious to get a cor res-
pondent in each school district of
the county. If you can send us
weekly budgets of news let us hear

from you.
* HOTEL DAVENPORT;
J. T. DARKER. Proprietor.
Good clean beds
Plenty to eat
—0—
RATES:
$1.00 per day,
Board $4.00 per week.
—O—
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* Transfer to Chuckaho at all times. -
j* & * J* <■*
THE LEADER ":
Wants 'J
Your
; Job X
1 Printing. \
* Satisfaction Guaranteed £
new
restaurant
I have just opened a restanrant
and confectionery in the new
building of J. M. Gossett's and
will serve meals and short or-
ders at all hours.
Give me a call.
W. E. MYERS.
j*J*<3*<■* J®^■
S. TIPTON,
Blacksmith.
Blacksmithing and wood work done
on short notice and in first class shape
^**********************
•Our Motto:'
Remember the place,
It is on Broadway at
J. B. Colvin's
"cash
quick
buying, cash
sales, small
SELLING,
PROFITS."
2 Everything from a shoe brad to barbed wire; from a watch |
$ to a washing machine; from 32 revolvers to sledgehammers; 6
2 from boys knives to ten inch knives and razors. |
1 1
I Gossett & Son I
s the hardware men of davenport j
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Davenport Leader (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 32, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 8, 1904, newspaper, December 8, 1904; Davenport, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc106288/m1/4/ocr/: accessed September 19, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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