The Geary Bulletin. (Geary, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 11, 1911 Page: 1 of 10
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The Geary Bullet]
HUT. IUIK COUITY, KUMIU, TIM»IV*»t-fl.|l911.
VOL 12, NO 47
To fife People of Geary and Vicinity
npHE AMERICAN STATE BANK has purchased the
X business of the Bank of Commerce and all the cus-
tomers of the Bank of Commerce will be cared for in the
same acceptable manner as formerly. The American State
Bank is the strongest bank in this county and is amply
able to handle any accounts on a conservative basis. It’s a
good bank in the best town in Oklahoma.
THE BANK/FOR YOU
The AmericanState Bank.:
New Presbyterian Pastor.
Rev. W. J, N. Robertson of
Fort Scott, Kans., is the new
pastor of the Presbyterian church
at Geary, and has already taken
charge Rev- Robertson comes
highly recommended as a man
of very pleasing appearance and
we have every reason to believe
that his associations with Geary
people will be mutually pleasant
Paulk Farm Traded.
Joe Moores this week traded a
of land in Texas for
the Tweet farm 2J miles south-
east of Geary/ The trade was
made *b^ D. P- Hogan The
Paulk place is a good farm and
W. T. McBride has owned and
occupied it, but will leave the
coming fall for his newly ac-
quired land in Texas to make his
Sherwin-Williams Paints and Var-
nishes for every known purpose.
Sherwin-Williams products include
everything needed in Finishers for
Houses, Barns, Buggies, Floors,
Doors and wood-work in homes and
all other buildings.
There is just the particular finish for
your particular job.
The Sherwin-Williams Co. is the old-
est and largest Paint and Varnish
Factory in the world.
Sherwin-Williams Products are speci-
fied and used in the best buildings
everywhere. When you use paint
why not use the best
The price is n^. more, and the saving,
in satisfaction and lasting qualities,
is far greater.
We guarantee Sherwin-Williams paint
to spread farther and wear better
than any other paint.
Rogers’ Drug Store
Geary Business Men.
Geary has some good business
men who are alive, wide awake
. and always on the lookout for
something to help their business
! and improve the town and will
assist in a substantial way any
movement that may come up to
this end. And on the other hand
there are a few who will pull
back and knock on any thing
that is proposed fbr the benefit
of the town, their business or
for the pepole in it.
We have in mind, in particular,
at this writing, the Indian fair
proposition. This would bring
to our town* about 3000 Indians
with an allowance of from $8. to
$30 each, which would have been
spent in Geary during the fair,
or at the very least calculation
$30,000. In return we were ask-
ed to furnish race track, grand
j stand exhibit hall and a small
1 bonus which would coat in all
, probably $2,000.
But there are a few people
right here in Geary who could
j not comprehend the great benefit
Jthey would receive from the
| business they would do during
the fair, and would not help the
I A knocker will do a town more
1 damage than a thousand boosters
can repair. Let all get busy and
boost, for anything that shows up
for the betterment of the town.
Thats the only system.
W. R. C. Dinner
Last Thursday being pension
day, the members of the W. R.
C., conceived the idea of givinga
free dinner to the old comrades
who came to town. The editor of
the Bulletin and family received
a cordial invitation to be on hand
and were not slow in accepting
and we were treated royally by
the ladies. The dinner was
elegant and served in fine man-
ner and was greatly enjoyed by
There is no lodge auxiliary
more beneficial either in a gener-
al or social way than the W. R.
C. It was organized for the
purpose of assisting the members
of the G. A- R., and their
famalies and is composed of some
of the best ladies of the county,
and are a wide awake order al-
ways ready and willing to do
their duty. Long live the W. R.
C-, not only of Geary, but all of
The American State Bank has
purchased the interests of the
Bank of Commerce, consummat-
ing the deal last Friday and the
business of the two banks has
been consolidated and will con-
tinue under the name of the
American State Bank at the
Southwest corner of Broadway
and Main. The former officers
will be retained as follows; M.
H. Collins, president; M. Hinger,
vice president; J. O. Davis,
cashier. This is now one of the
largeet and strongest institutions
in Blaine county.
All of the accounts of the Bank
of Commerce have been trans-
ferred to the American State
where all deposits will be held
and checks honored. W. H-
Hall, president, and C. E. Black-
ert, cashier of the Bank of
Commerce, will remain with the
American State for a time.
Mrs. Jacob Schmitt and Mrs.
John Hirschler of Halstead, Kan-
sas, are here this week visiting
friends and relatives. Mrs.
Schmitt is a mother of Dan T-
The Anadarko ball team
will play Geary here next
Sunday and Monday.
will be correct-
ly dressed if
SSSSS^SSSS one of our new
Spring Woolens, and have us measure
you for a suit to be made to your or-
der by Ed V. Price & Company.
C. A. LOWM.
PRESSING AND CLEANING
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Roff, Charles H. The Geary Bulletin. (Geary, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 11, 1911, newspaper, May 11, 1911; Geary, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1075424/m1/1/: accessed February 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.