The Davenport Leader. (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 44, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 12, 1908 Page: 4 of 8
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THE DAVENPORT LEADER
ISSUED EVKKY THURSDAY
Entered at the Post Office at Davenport, Okla.,
us second class muil matter.
THE DAVENFORT LFADFR, THUYSDAY, MARCH, 12 1908
SMITH, TERRILL CO. ♦
Furniture & Undertaking:
Regardless of times whatsoever, we are selling
Furniture just the same. Why are we selling it?
BECAUSE OUR PRICES ARE RHGHT
FARMERS UNION MEETING!
T . $
Now, since the strenuous times are giving away 4
j|| to improved—much better conditions, and spring is @
J. VV, Green ol Mn-ilovv. Okla.
handles the cotton question
tvlth bare hands
the cotton raisers were the vie
tims of their manipultions.
almost here, we have on hand, a nice, clean and up- ♦
to-date line of Furniture, Mattings, Mattresses, Car- *
pets Window-shades and Picture-mouldings,of which @
^ we are able to make and furnish for any size picture. ♦
A worthy gem of thought reads: "There is always a
v. , , ,. © shining light behind every cloud."
I'hesc New ^ ork ami Liver-
We are glad to ©
say that cloud is clearing away, so come in and see ♦
1 ' 11,11 ^ our stock and get our prices before going elsewhere. ^
real cotton exchanges where the | Your trade solicited. *
downy nUipk* is purchast^u, tht\y ^ SMITH TKRRII L CO
are gambling exchanges, with no! ©
cotton worth mentioning, yet!
if actual cot-'
The ]>aven|K)rt Farmers l'n-
ion held an open session Satur-
day in the woodmen hall, J- W.
Green til Marlow, Okla., address-
ed the audience on subjects per-
taining to the union. 1 le is a force-
full speak r and discusses these
subjects with great, zeal.
He went after the various
manipulations by those who
gamble farm products with hum-
mer and tongs and by convincing
language, shoxxel the cotton
raiser, csj ecially, where his leak-
age is. The farmers should keep
well organized and educate to
the highest limit No better evi-
dence of this fact need Incited
than that most men of means
look upon their organization
They must not expect to ac
complish u!l that they desire to
make their business pay and life ,lejuuid and until so.ue effort of
comfortable but they will realize ^ ^ ^ uudertak alK,
upon some « t tin-in with pronu ,
They must in no wise condemn j «' •«««>. Ue^tlon raiser will
the middle class such as mer- be Heecrd of Ins cotton each con
chants and others of like charac- secutive year.
ter as they have the best inter- |
est-s of the farmer at heart, bread and hutteb idealism £
which the farmers are aware of. .
... , , 11 lias been ably pointed out Y
We have $3o. \>er capit i now - '
and the farmers have a goodly | "lil' while the American people.^
share of it, which puts them in i are siijieitu iallv intensely mat
a position to command as well erialisiic in their civilization,
as obey. Thev ought to be very (^ntia||v t|,.y are intensely i.le-
reluctant in taking on otner bus ulistie. But now they are giving
iness as it is hazardous to do so. ,Ux>,,r that t-sentialiy they are
The best course for the tanners l>otb: and the\ are making the
to puisne, is to slick to the farm material facts of their communal
and stud\ out bow to make it existeiuv act rd with their ideal-
pax. If legislatois become em- j^m
liezzlers of the trust ini|Msed in The "moral awakening" isone
them and refuse to make laws iptchaia.te i/.„tk>n of the
Davenport, Okla. £
they set the price ... <^ uw C0(M)
ton. The law makers have X
known tins for years but, "hush -j-
inv babe, lie still and slumber" j j;
is inipresed on their minds, con-) °|
setpiently we have millionarie
legislators and millionaire gam- |
biers, V\ hicli is the vilest. X
These gamblers should be bar- •!•
re 1 from the mails and all other ;!;
mediums used for the transmis- X
sijn of new - and make it a fel-
ony to sell something they have £
not, never iutended to have. ! $
By this means, the cotton rai-
ser will liegin to realzse on his
cotton at a price established by
the inevitable law of supply and
Cochran e-N ews^. _
\Vf We want to 0311 your attention
Wf ) to the fact we have plenty of
>ccSS3 goods that you need now. Such
as garden seed of all kinds onion sets &
bermuda grass seeds, and those want-
ing alfalfa seed or seed corn we will |
order what they need and charge them |
only what they cost us. $
We have three kinds of of one-row !>
cotton and corn planters, two-row har-
rows, plows, riding and walking culti- |
vators cotton hows etc. And have just f
got in a big stock of the latest patterns
of Wall paper at low prices—plenty of |
Heath and Milligan paint, hardware, |
stoves harness, etc. We sell farm im- 1
plements and wagons on fall time. |
Call and see usj
L. A. COCHRANE &. SON
cut DAVENPORT'S PIONEER MERC. CO.
• The Mammoth Mer. Co
^ ITS success lies in making quaP
| ity a special feature-always giving'
f good values.
| EVERY customer instantly thinks^
I of this in pulling on a pair of our.
I shoes or any other article of wear-1
J: = appearel in the store.
£ THIS is also true of the piece*
■jf? goods lines we have on sale at all*
f times, and includes our provision:
| staples also. |
Fell on prices 1
if* The First Day our store Opened for business ^
* in Davenport which crushed them down by *
I its peat weight and torce from which they \
K have never been able to extricate them- 4
jj selves. |
M .* Jl
"No Place Like Home." trance protects
refuse to make laws
which will establish a fair and ent natioi. d frame of mind and
epui table exchange of raw mil tbe "sipia e deal movement" is DAVENPORT,
tttfolfttnunifi tiredprodu ts, , i!■ (i:. i :|~ iptcfctliotoiiii 1
tion. l'_* tlivi* they show the it ,r ,c *
intenli'|iendaiice of ideal star
d i ds n i, terial Welfare " A I ?
Tlwie i- - much di-x'iitinii toil e
l-rii\. ii- s Anieiiam govern.
im lit ii-. ; irit' e> er was. The
I) la alioo > f Iiide|iendenceand
HOME INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORK.
Organized In 1853.
LOSSES PAID. OVER NINETY FIVE MILLION DOLLARS.
Fire, Lightning, Windstorms, Cycloncs & Tornadoes.
Insure In "The liome."F
For policy holders?U,720,SO4.
TROY P. PERKINS & J. C. PRIN6EY Agents,
cast them aside and fleet (libel's,
as fjood laxvs are absolutely
necessary to the etpiitalile di-
tribution <>f xvealih.
It is a histi real fact that
farmei-s do not unite sjlidlx
then lielietit. I'liev slioul I do
so, and flirthermoie, thev - i.m.il (li^ eonsti uii n awaken oldtime
send no one to the several lep-
latun^s who is a gambler lii'ii
CALL UC phonk No.
^ ►' >' ' ' * *• ' • «■ If S J>- j, K
Kc< |"- ihr Hes teams, Bes! f"
I ugii'e* a' l Bc l Iln\r^ t
Special attention paid *
I'nimruers Tr de. v
s«'lf to legislate against gambl-
ing in farm products-
The g.iillb inj; in to'toll is >tn-
|ieudou>, ju>t a> t.lies| eakers.iid,
•nd will requitv a rigid intoree-
luent «>f the laws xve noxx- have
also nexv ones made to stop it.
1-ist year the cotton crop
totaled li! ball s, yet Ulere
were tHi iKKi.otitl liales -old on the
New York ganibleing exchange.
Every fanner should know
that this is sailing contracts only llf lif(. Tll,,, , ls slm,r foun.
not cotton xet il rx'gtilates dmioti for the national coiisci-
the price of cotton, absolutely, eiuv than integrity in the dis
UntHlghout the Uniteit States. tribution of productive f.itws
This cotton is never delivered; ;,„,i Int.ans ,if livrfilwod. A
in fact Nexx \ ork nevei has any (Hipulai oons i msntws of l<>giti
Cotton which spinners will buy mate. s, |h di rights is the surest,
and there i- no demand for thi:
reverence But that idealism
does not blind men to the things; ^
H. CHRISTY, Davenport, Okla
I We are profoundly greatful for the liber- ^
K al palronage, and the high standing in the *
* confidence of the people The Mammoth J
b maintains and we guarantee its continued 4
highstanding and efficiency.
noblir title for a Hag which
"hides the dirt on the wall" or
colli eals the tlirl 111 representa
live a^ iiibbt•«. than xvhen ap
plied to the tla^ that assures "1
square de l to every man hi~
share, no more, no less "
That axvaketiiug is eternal mo-
ral and id il «Inch i.- liasiil ou „
the 1t1atert.il. economic p«J U.nw 0 0 a ( c
lf H" ' * *• • K" If *" i>" >• ' < 'f ' ' " ' X" ' ' ' *" ' f ■
M M P COOK
Rales, S1.S0 Per Day.
H E. COOK. Mgr. ❖
Our Mr, A, C, Sample will be in the *
I market for some time to replenish the stock \
I with an assortment of spring and summer A
goods that will meet the wants of trade in \
THE CITY HOTEL
Opposite Firtt Nat. Bank
It is i.ot the cotton on the
market which depr**es it, it is
the contracts for futures which
is Iteing iMUight an.I sold in a
place that never any cotton
that makes the price and robs
the cotton raiser
see that '.** OtlO liales was the
basis for the price ui 1!KWending
and. indeed, the only, s;if vaurd
against the doniinrnce of illegit
mate, seltish xvroogs.
It i> tin- 'iisciousness which
is noxx assertive It is demand-
ing facts nioterial facts to
stpiare with the reverend ideal
isnt. It i~ not akindtming the
Anyone can i,l^ali-tic principle. On the c««
trarv, ii is making that principle
count in th ictual, xvorkadav
LET US FIGURE WITH YOU
v<On Your Lumber Bilk*
Lumber, Sash, Doors, Lime, Shingles, Brick and Paint
on hand at all times.
The J. W. Graves Co,
Amos Haug, Manager
•price, quality, style anil J
■ please the most fastidious.
.1 J| JM
l H'7 l,v 1,u' living of men and women K. C.
Sew > ork cotton gambler- and xu. <
E, I, PORTER
INSPECT OUR LATEST G000S,
If Costs You Nothing,
WELCOME GREETING FOR ALL
The Mammoth Mer. co
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Anderson, E. R. The Davenport Leader. (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 44, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 12, 1908, newspaper, March 12, 1908; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc106479/m1/4/: accessed July 28, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.