The Moore Messenger. (Moore, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 5, Ed. 1 Saturday, December 11, 1909 Page: 6 of 12
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1HE MOORE MESSENGER
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very careful to si ■■ that all proper names
are spelled correctly and plainly.
\Ve appeal to the readers of this
paper to look over and road care-
fully the many handsome displayed
ads in this Issue. The merchants
have spent, thousands of dollars ar-
ranging attractive displays for Christ-
mas shoppers and the selections are
in many instances far more elaborate
•hnn In previous years. We ask you
to patronize our advertisers and
compliment thent upon their efforts
to place before the general purchaser
such an array of useful as well as
ornamental goods. Remember gen-
eiousl\ the little ones and when you
purchase or write to an advertiser
mention the fact of your seeing the
ad In your home paper. It pleases
them and helps the papwr.
If you are not Interested In auto-
mobiles, become so. There is no In-
dustry in the history of tills country
that has mown faster 111 proportion
than the niandfacture of automobiles
has in recent years. Those who for-
merly looked upon automobiles as
merely playthings, are gradually wak-
ing up to their possibilities, as time |
has demonstrated that there Is noth-
ing that affords the pleasure mid roc
reation as does automobillng.
Automobiles have been thoroughly
established in the commercial world
as quick and efficient means for
transportation. If you want to keep
lasted on this livo subject, or desire
to buy a car, do not purchase oiei
until you have subscribed for MOTOK
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automobiles, and familiarize yourself
with all cars, when you will be bet
ter able to judge for yourself the
car best adapted for your needs, The
Cancer Is one of the most danger-
ous of all maladies the human body
is heir to. That is eau be success
fully turtd is no longer deubted.
Among the latent and most positive
system Is the Island lle i> Cure. See
ad In this paper.
Spurious nickles, dimes and quar-
ters, of remarkably poor workmanship
recently have been scattered through-
out Davis and vicinity.
Kansas capitalists have purchased
a site In Knld on which to erect an
lee plant to cost $100,000. Work on
the plant Is t'. begin at once.
"The state agricultural college is
In an extremely crowded condition,"
savs Dr. J. 11. Connell, president of
that Institution at Stilwater.
the members of their own race who
are thus placed at a disadvantage.
The students Y. M. C. A. confer-
ence for this state convened Thurs-
day of last week st Oklahoma City
for a four day's session.
Receipts in the postal department
of the Shawnee postofflce for the
month of November show a gain of
4X per cent over the corresponding
month last year.
The United States weather bureau
reports the heaviest rainfall for Nov-
ember in Oklahoma City since 1902,
the precipitation being 5.29 inches. In
November 1902, the precipitation was
Prof. .1. M. Mnyberry of Epworth
university and seyen members of the
lass In geology at the university, will
spend nil this week in the ('.lass moun-
tains near Cleo, Okla., gathering geo-
Articles of incorporation were ta-
ken out last week at Guthrie for the
Oklahoma Baptist Journal, to be pub-
lished a'. Oklahoma City The paper
is incorporated for $10,000.
Citizens of Muskogee will be asked
Webbers Falls to Warner, a distance
to buy lots in Warner to the value of
$20,000 as a bonus to secure the build-
in!; of the proposed railroad from
Webbers Falls to Warner, a rlstance
of twenty miles.
Httran House of Oklahoma City gen-
oral manager of the Oklahoma Mill
Ai Elevator company, will be transfer-
ee! to the Texas field for the above
company about December 10.
.Jeff Smith, who was charged with
the murder of City Marshall John Tab-
MOTOK AGE comcs every week. At! non at Wetumka, Nov. 15, 1908, is a
all news stands, or $3.00 per year, tfree man. the Jury at Holdenville re-
|turning Its verdict of not guilty.
A friendly «nit to make a further •
test in the already much bemuddled I Demand has been made on the Pipes
hond issue case at Ardmore was Instl- Iteed Publishing company by the
tuted at the instance of the c ity com-U'onrd or public affairs that it transfer
mlssioners last week. to <•><' secretary of state for use of
thf state the copyright on the revised?
statutes of 1909.
"The switchmen's strike In the
porth west will have practically no
effect on the labor situation in the
southwest," says E. W. Vance, sup-
erintendent of the State Free Employ-
ment bureau at Oklahoma City.
Judge Philip Brewer in the supe-
rior court at McAlester, rendered a
decision in an agreed case represent-
ing twenty or more brought by coal
companies operating in that county
against the county treasurer restrain-
ing the collection of taxes levied
Because white real estate men and
lean agencies are not willing to loan
freely on property in colored commu-
nities. prominent Muskogee negroes
have formed a $50,000 loan and trust
company for the purpose of helping
t)u March 1, 1910. Wagoner c ounty
will receive a warrant front Tulsa
county for $:i,250 as her share of the
taxes tor 1909 on the township and
a half of Wagoner county territory
recently annexed to Tulsa county.
Governor Haskell has made public
a list of 125 delegates ap|>ointed to
represent Oklahoma at the National
Gt. id Koads convention at Topeka,;
Kan.. Dec. 14 and 15. The list includes
many of the most prominent men in |
The Woodmen of Cleveland and Mc-
Clain counties held a large initiation j
at Norman last week. The class num-1
i Blackwell is making many improve-
ments. A city hall has Just been fin-
ished, a $40,000 addition to the water
system is complete, and an electric
|light lant is being constructed at a
cost of $20,000.
Charles Booth mid Fred Bryant,
charged, with the burning of several
business houses in Henryetta the night
of September 30, were found guilty
jot arson at Okmulgee last week and
each sentenced to 25 years In the
Kansas and Oklahoma state univer-
sities will meet in debate again this
year. The question of which Oklaho-
ma will have the affirmative will be
"Resolved, That the United States
should establish a system of postals
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Kindly Mod this to someone with cancer.
To further indicate the metropolis
tanism of Oklahoma City the board
of county commissioners has set aside
a room at the court house for the
sole and exclusive use of newspaper
American consider themselves su-
perior to all trees. That is why they
cut them so.
Trees are brown and green, but
when made into paper are generally
yellow. This Is when they bark loud-
Trees were at one time used for
hanging purposes. Now we use in-
vestigating committees, thus showing
the advance of civilization.
Trees may be oak, beech, chestnut
or elm, but they are always popular.
They make excellent lire, especially
when made into some novels.
Among rock-a-bye babies the tree-
top is a favorite. Later oil the Christ-
mas tree is in vogue. At the club
the only tree used is the hat tree.
T rees are useful for cutting down
and furnish occupation for the other-
wise unemployed. In the form of rail-
road tie3 they furnish a basis for
bond issues and for stock market
Trees grow on mountainsides, in
remote country districts and in some
residential quarters. They furnish
shade, presidential timber, and, when
sliced thin, delicious breakfast foods.
SPECIAL HOLIDAY SALE
An opportunity to do your shopping at the city at a great saving.
Our entire stock is on sale during the Holidays at a 10 per cent discount.
Everyone knows the honest values offered in our one price system—that every article is of ex-
cellent value—but when we offer 10 per cent from this one low price—is a time for all thrifty folks to act-
SENSIBLE XMAS CIFTS
Of everyday use that leave a lasting remembrance as well
HAMMOND BRASS GOODS
BURNED LEATHER GOODS
WE PAY THE FREIGHT
THE ONE PRICE HOUSE FURNISHERS OF OKLAHOMA
When money talks, don't talk back.
You can't say of a rolling stone that
it gathers no remorse.
Where there is a fall opening the
women always drop in.
Some people never crack a Joke
without damaging it.
Lots of our good intentions die
from lack of nourishment.
You can nail a lie, but even that
won't always keep it down.
Many a man's best frinds are those
who don't know him very well.
Living well is the best revenge we
can take on our enemies.—Peel.
10Y OF CHRISTMAS IS NOT
When surrounded by the many presents bestowed upon us we
prompts the giver. Become a benediction to your many friend
very low price at which your gifts can be bought here. Enlarj
^\for Xmas remembrances been so low as at this very season. ]
All Christmas Pleasures Center Around the C
AIR RIFLES, 1.25, 98c and 76c.
DAISY POP GUNS at 26c.
HORSES and BUGLE. 6c. 10c, 25c and 50c.
No trouble to find gifts for the little girls If you
Just look here. Remember when you were a little
girl how you appreciated your Xmas remembrances.
Everything that will make a little girl glad In
TRUNKS at 25c, 48c, 76c, 98c and $1.25.
DRESSER AND COMMODES, at lie, 25c and 98c.
Tables at 26c, 60c and 81.25.
WASH:NG SETS at 25c and 50c.
STOVES at 6c, 60c, 98c and up to 53.00.
CHAIRS at 10c and 25c.
KITCHEN UTENSIL SETS at Sic. 60c and 98c.
DISHES by the net, 25c, 60c, 75c and up to $2.00.
DOLL BRUSH AND COMB SETS, 10c, 19c and
CURLING IRON SETS AT 19c and 25c.
DOLL BEDS at 25c, 48c, 98c and *1.48.
PIANOS at 25c, S5c. 60c, 98c, 11.25 and $1.98.
DOLL NECKLACES. WATCHES, BRACELETS,
AND EAR RINGS at 10c and 5c.
DOLL CARRIAGES, 60c, 75c. $1.48, 12.48, *2 98
A little tree well covered with Inexpensive gifts and
sparkling tinsels and decorations makes glad the child
heart. DON'T BE SELFISH.
Men's tine kid gloves, silk^llned and un-
llned. In tan, brown and grays. You
save 25c and 60c a pair on these at
51.25, $1.50 and $1.75
Good warm underwear la always acceptable.
Fine Silk and Wool "Merode" Union Suits—perfect
ments—good wearing quality, for Xmas,
Misses* and Children's all wool Vests and Drawers, :
lar fitting garments. Hand finished, In cream color.
For Xmas, a garment
Surprise your Wife or Mother
with a pair of theBe splendid Blankets
or a Comfort.
10-4 Cotton Blankets In gray and tan,
with pink and blue borders, at 75c
U-4 Cotton Blankets, plain and twl?I
weaves, tan, gray and white, for
Xmas at 89c, 98c, 81.25, $1.48, 81.69 and
up to 82.98.
Fine wool Blankets In pretty plaid,
checks and plain colors with fancy
rders. All full bed size, for 82.98,
83.98. $4.98, $6.90 and $10.00.
Comforts for service and looks are
found here for excellent 'Xmas gifts at
$1.19, $1.69, $1.98, $2.50 and $3.50.
Silk Bordered Comior -beautiful
patterns, full bed size. $5.00, for Xmas
$8.50 Silk Covered Lambs wool filled
Comforts. Special for Xmas, $5.60.
A pretty muffler always
makes an excellent gift. Knit
Mufflers In white, red, gray,
black and blue—neat and
comfortable for only 25e.
IV pretty towel Is
*V11 linen towels
und handkerchief I
finality for Xmas p
poses at each.....
A Rug makes a splendid gift.
86x72 Axmlnster Rugs, good patterns
and color, only $3.75.
27x54 Axmlnster Rugs, splendid values
9x12 Tapestry Brussels Rugs, all new
design and patterns—for your Christ*
10.6x13.6 Fine quality Axmlnster Rugs.
A very acceptable gift for mother for
36x54 Double Smyrna Rugs—? 1.50
Christmas Knit Goods
Special Sale of Sweater Coats for Women.
It would please sister or wife if you would enly
think of a-Sweater for Xmas.
Ladles' $3.00 gray and black Ol QO
Ladies' 36-Inch double-breasted Sweat-
er Coats, all colors. (P'l QO
Ladles' $5.00 Sweater Coat, red and
white, long style. CJ'J 7Q
Ladles' 42-inch Sweater; regular $0.00
ones. Very special $4.48
Long white $7.50 Sweater Coats are
Misses' and Children's $1.25 Norfolk
Btyle Sweaters, GCr*
only y 3C
Misses' and Children's red and grey
Sweater Coats, $1.75
Misses' and Children's $3.00 double-
breasted Sweater Coats, with shawl
collar, gray, navy and white, <1*^ | Q
only 1 7
Fur Top Felt,
and women. B
browns and gr:
forts of home
Our Art Goods Depart-
ment is filed with sug-
gestive gifts of every
Pillow Tops, rtamped, 25c,
35c, 50c and 75c.
Pillow Top, finished, 2So,
50c, 69c, 98c, $1.50 and $3.00
Leather Tops, $5.00, $5.50,
$6.50 and $7.50.
Leather Persian Scarfs, at
Leather Library Tablo
Cover at $7.00.
Then there is
Drawn Work In Scarfs,
squares and Cluny in cen.
ter pieces and scarfs. Also
the Fillet «/uipure lace
pieces, and stamped pieces
of all kinds.
An cxtenslev display of
pyrography pieces, sets
and all the supplies that
go to complete tho outfit.
These at a saving of about
25 per cent. Don't pay
Baskets for work and Baby
Baskets, at $4.50, $3.98,
$3.50, $2.98 and $2.25.
To buy a Coat for Christmas Is giving a gift that will be appreciated and long remembered.
Special sale now for Xmas Buyers:
$15.00 Coats, ladles' and misses' sizes, diagonals and kerseys,
$20.00 Coats, In semi and fitted styles, all colors
$25.00 Broadcloth Coats, fitted styles, special
$40.00 Automobile Coats of coverts, etc., very special
BOOKS FOR THE BA
Books for the Boys
subjects that Father, J
BABY BOOK at
BOOK FOR BBOT
FOR GROWN UP
POST CARD ALHT
WITH THE SAGES
He has all wealth that has a mind
Our goodness should have some
edge to it.—Landor.
Perish discretion whenever it inter
feres with duty.—More.
We should rather be wronged than
to do wrong.—Pulseford.
It behooves all, fcr their own sake,
to do things worthily.—Poe.
I The man without purpose lives on,
but enjoys not life.—Trollope.
Let him who would move the world
first move himself.—Socrates.
The faire3t of all things fair on
earth is virtue.—Shakespeare.
Look not upon pleasures as they
come, but as they go.—Cowen.
The path of success In business is
usually the path of common sense.
If only there were trundle-beds for
one's second childhood.
Successes are few because most
men miss the through train.
There are signs that many churches
are back-sliding into religion.
TURNING ON THE HO'S.
It's difficult to make a barrel in a
There's no time like the old time"—
The spendthrift does not have to
wait for his interest.
We frequently smoke the cigars a
man offers us when we wo ildn't ac-
cept his advice.
There may be germs in kisses, but
about the only thing a girl could catch
In that way is a husband.
When a man wants to commune
with the spirits, 1
clairvoyant or a
The man *ho i
a bet seems to c
boy Wiio will alw
may account for t
of us have ]
mous. Timo is '
It is useless foi
a political care
proud to beg and
Don't trust tc
ances. TUe bleac
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Simms, P. R. The Moore Messenger. (Moore, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 5, Ed. 1 Saturday, December 11, 1909, newspaper, December 11, 1909; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc109126/m1/6/: accessed March 18, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.