The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 36, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 4, 1917 Page: 3 of 6
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Estbliashed May 14, 1908.
A. J. GARNETT
Editor and Proprietor
$1.00 The Year
Subscriptions due in advance
Entered as second-class maii
li .itter at the postoffice at Cashion
J>kla., for transmission through
:he mails, under the act of Con-
gress March 8, f^79-
Published Every Thursday.
Cashion, Okla. j^n., 4, 1917
Locals 5c per line or one cent
per word, to be paid fur in ad-
vance for small locals.
Emmit Courtney came in the
other day with a uollar bill in his
hand and poked it at us and sa:d
to put his name on the mailing*
list. He said his wife told him to
do it. Well, we' re glad she did
and right here we extend our
thanks to Mrs. Courtney.
A fellow went up the street j
here the other day with a shot :
sack full of currency. No thann
you, it wasn't the local editor.
Another dollar I got this week
for subscriptions was from S. A.
Moore another one of our farmer
The fellows on the tiring line
in Europe don't think peace is
coming at break neck speed, and
: the prospers seem good for them
Copies of Resolutions by lodges «° another Christmas in the
trenches if they weather the
will be charged for at regular
Obituary poetry will be charg
ed for at five cents per line.
Church and social functions
vSiose purpose is to make money
will be considered as advertising
and will be charged for at regular
Rates 4"or other advertising
given upon application.
storm that long.
Yes, thank you, we are enjoy-
ing the 1917 weatner very much.
Art Bridal was another who
came in and paid his subsenp ion
in advance during the holidays.
A successful 19*17 to you is our
wish Mr. Bridal.
Oh yes! we could stand another
basket dinner, and don't care
about waiting until the new year.
Are your resolutions still hold-
C. C. Cornforth, A. M. Cron-
kite, C. R. Kliugman. Mrs Josie
To begin with we want to thank j Flohr, John Chitwood^ S. w.
uur many subscribers who have Hogan. Arkansas Lumber Co.,
been thoughtful and came in ani and I.Stone were January 2nd
advanced their subscriptions Mrs. j renewal subscribers and are post-
ered Hoffman was the first to ed up into the 1918 class,
remember us since last issue. Mr, f 0 ,
, ff u B. Richardson, of Burley
and Mrs Hoffman have one ot the ,
, ... ,,,, Idaho, and who is visiting triends
finest farm homes in this com- , , , .
-iv. u and relatives made us a little visit
mumty, and have been continuous
readers of the Independent since
its first issue.
the other day. Sam and the
j writer were boyhood chums in
'the early days here Sam says
Personally, we believe that
Woodrow W. could have gotten
along better with Villa as head
( tfief, than he has with Cassanza,
A. C Oliver stepped in our of
rice and threw a half dollar at us
the other morning for a six
months extension to his subscrip
tion, and the funny thing about
it was we were dead broke just
before he did it.
A fellow in the state of Wasta-
ingtor accused George Washing-
ton of drunkness and other ir-
regularities and the subreme
court upheld the ruling of the
lower court and the accused
will have to serve four months
imprisonment. Better be careful
even tho a fellow is dead he may
have a friend standing around to
take his part.
h. n. Murray, who lives just
south of town, was sawing wood
here with his power saw and
while in town came in and paid
us another year's subscription,
he doesn't think much of this
part of the world but that he
liked to get the Independent, so
he paid up for another year for
himself and also a year for his
sister, Mrs. Ploeger, who lives
Honest to goodness, we believe
1917 is going to be a banner year
for Cashion so let's push—all to
arether—and when on the thresh-
io'd of 1918 we may look back at
our accomplishments" with pride.
Virgil Breen returned to his
home in Oklahoma City Monday
after spend ing a weeks vacation
with Mrs Benfer and family.
We are discounting shoes and
slippers, both men's, ladies' and
childrens' from 10 to 15 per cent
D. T. Branson's
S. p. Farmer sold his wheat
crop and stock to Wm. Hatfield,
and has moved his family into the
Straub property in old Downs.
ARKANSAS LBR. Co.
Wants your business and will'
show their appreciation by
promptly and. accurately
J. Arthur Short, Manager.
Res. Phone 54.
Office Phone 50.
I am now selling at the following prices:
Coal Oil - - per 5 gallons 60c
Gasolene - "5 " 1.20
Linseed Oil - "1 " 1.10
Harvester Oil "1 " 40c
Cylinder Oil " 1 " 50c
Auto Oil " 1 " 65c
Page and Lyon Fencing Wire at Cost.
G. T. Stone
Cashion Meat Market
CHAS. HELMS, PROPRIETOR
A complete line of Fresh and Salt Meats.
Frtsh Fish and Oysters in s«ason.
III ■! Ill 1—III II TVK -r-?5VRT.' 7
Removed without knife or pain
Hundreds of Cases Cured. Thirty vears experience
without a failure. CURE GUARANTEED!
E, ED. BRADLEY, M. D., Specialist
J5KPKBENCE: Farmers and Merchants National Bank, First Nat:or.al
Bank and Hennessey State Bank
Seed For Spring Crops
If you have any kind of seed for spring planting, to
sell, or if you wish to buy some seed oats, corn, etc.,
make it known tfiru the Independent colums.
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Garnett, A. J. The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 36, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 4, 1917, newspaper, January 4, 1917; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc107326/m1/3/: accessed February 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.