The New Era. (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 36, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 24, 1911 Page: 1 of 4

Vol. 3. No. 36.
$1.00 per year
Vote Yes!
Tomorrow we vote on whether
or not the school board shall is
sue bonds to the amount of
$10,000 for the purpose of se-,
curing funds to build a new
school house. The bonds, if is-
sued, will bear 6 per cent inter-
est and will run for '20 years.
It the district never increases a
dollar in valuation during the
life of the bonds, it will not take
over a three mill levy each year
to finance them. The present
building, although not old, is re-
garded as unsafe by many, and
is too small to properly accomo-
date the school.
For these reasons and because
it is characteristic of Davenport
to want to be as well equipped
as other towns of our size in
this part of the state, there has
apparently been very little op-
position to the proposal to build
a better school house. Unless
appearances are very misleading
and unless many people vote
contrary to their expressions of
opinion, the "no" votes will be
greatly in the minority.
The Era would suggest to
those ^ho, for reasons sufficient
to themselves, are opposing the
lionds. that it wonld be a fine
example of the progressiveness
of the town to maka the vote for
the proposition unanimous, since
the proposition seems bound to
carry beyond any leasonable
It should be rembered thaf all
women ho have established
residence here and are over 21
years of age are entitled to vote.
It will be of interest to all in
the district to know that the
school board last week contract-
ed with an Oklahoma City man
named McMahan to take the
bonds when issued at a premium
of $227.50, the buyer to furnish
all forms and pay all legal ex-
penses in connection with the
approval of the bonds.
Nazehne Meeting
The camp meetng being held
at this place by the Nazerine
brethren is progressing finely.
The dust and heat compelled the
removal of the tent two blocks, . , . t
east, on Monday last. There| and. Shorthand^brought
have been six conversions and
with less than $10. He paid Ins
way—board and tuiti n, by jani-
tor work, milking, cutting wood
etc. Business men admired his
pluck and aided him. He com-
leted, did the official reporting
of his district four years, and is
today the respected head of a
growing college
Another young man quit work
in a saw mill, in debt, borrowed
the money to come to our school
for a combined course of Book-
his wife with him and did light
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, , ci 4 « house keeping, ihe day ne|nn-
three have professed sanctihca- . 1 . , ,
- mhed his course we placed him
tion. The ministers are: Rev.
A. P. Daniels of Castle, Okla.,
who is pastor of this charge,Rev.
C. R.Williams of the same place
and Rev. J. T. Ford of Missouri.
The meetings are to continue
indefinitely. Services will be
held three times a day, 10 A. M.
3:30 P. M. and at 8 o'clock at
night. The meeting is for ev-
ery body. All churches and
ministers are cordially invited.
Come one, come all—Committee.
"Where There's a Will,
There's a Way"
Cowardice sits and whines,
"I can't." Courage forces suc-
cess. C A. Ward entered our
college with only $H3. to take a
bookkeeping and business course
He paid this on tuition and mat-
erial, did janitor work to pay
the rest, work on Saturdays and
| at odd times to pay his board.
The day he graduated, he had
paid his tuition, all expenses,
had ^20 cash and a $50 a month
position secured by the college
waiting for him
Such courage and determina-
tion as this always wins respect,
admiration, and success. Anoth
er young man entered with us
in a good position at $65 per
month. He has advanced until
he is now getting more tha $100.
What would weakness, fear,
have done for these young men?
What did stamina and will pow-
er do? Emerson > ays, "Do what
you are afraid to do.' We say,
strike out boldly. There are no
obstacles that brave hearts can
not surmount. Toil is the open
sesame to wealth, and the bright-
est crown is won in the dust of
the arena.
Make your arrangements to
enroll with us at an early datt
Large beautifully illustrated cat-
alogue can be had free for l.he
asking. This catalogue is com
plete in the description of out-
work, the success of our gradu-
ates, and the way they have
pleased their employers. Ad-
dress Capital City Business Col
lege, Guthrie, Okla , the oldest
and largest business school in
the state.
ATreatForEra Readers
The Era is pleased to be able
to announce to its readers that it
has a genuine treat in store for
them. In our issue of next
v " will begin the publication
of nundel Parrish's fascinating
story, "Koith of the Border." It
is one of the kind of stories you
sit up all night to read. Abound-
ing m exciting, though not over-
drawn, situations, it grips your
interest from the start, carries
you breathless through the last
chapter and when you have
finished you can scarcely shake
off the impression that the in-
cidents, of which you have read,
have been part of your own ex-
perience. The scenes are laid
about Carson City, Ft. Larned
and Sheridan, in the times when
a man's life expectancy was
estimated, not by life insurance
tables but by how quickly he
could draw his gun. The old
timers among our readers who
saw pioneer life in Kansas and
Colorado will probably recog-
nize some of the characters.
Don't fail to read it. It's
cracker jack.
ences, business training and engineer-
ing are taught. The graduates of our
State A. & M. College never fail of
success because they have developed
intellects and know how to use them
in practical life. Scores of our boys
and girls have been prepared to fill res-
ponsible positions paying from $90 to
$150 per month by attending the col-
lege at Stillwater. Our state should
be proud of the A. & M. College and
the work done for boys and girls who
come from all walks of life.
Joseph Kaplan, formerly of
Muskogee, has rented the Taul
bee building north of the State
Bank and is preparing install
groceries, shoes, hats, clothing
and gents furnishing goods. He
expects to be r«ady for husine s
about September.
Base Ball
One of the prettiest ball games
ever played in Davenport occur
ed last Saturday afternoon be
tween the Davenport second
team and the team represent
ing the North Slope community
The final score was 3 to 2 in
favor of the home hoys. No rag
chewing," few errors and good
fielding made the game an inter
esting one to both spectators and
We want to introduce
to you, next Thursday,
Star Items
By Johnnie Axhandle
People of this neighborhood
are picking some cotton at pres-
ent. If it doesn't rain soon
there will be no cotton to pick.
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Sidney Clark of Chandler is
painting the house on the Clark
farm this week.
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Miss Iona Feltner of Daveu
port visited Miss Maggie Mas
sey, Sunday and Monday.
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Mi and Mrs. Harrison Berry
of Mud College visiled E, L.
Berry this week.
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Several people of this neigh
borhood attended the carnival at
Davenport last week.
I heard a man say that a cay
ote took after him one day this
week. He was coming through
the jungles from the Santa Fe
Depot to the Davenport State
Bank. He said he thought the
people of Davenport better go
Mud College Items
Louis Smith and wife made a
flying trip to Oklahoma.
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Mr. and Mrs. Roy Baker are
back from the Creek Nation.
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John Draughn and family
have moved back to the farm
and will go to picking cotton.
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W. H. Keeler has got his cot-
ton pickers and is ready to pick
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Thorton Smith has been very
sick but is getting better.
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E. Spece and Oscar Caudill
are making sorghum this week.
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H. DeMoss and family were
shopping in Stroud Saturday.
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Miss Maud Bond of near
Stroud visited at the home of
her wister, Mrs. Oscar DeMoss,
last week.
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The young people of this place,
Miss Ethel Sharp and Walter
Keeler, Miss Winnie Keeler and
George Ely and Miss Ella t an
dill and Millard Soward attend-
ed the carnival at Davenport
last Saturday night.
1 will pay 15c for eggs and
butter. Hens 5j4c Sringer 7c
Cash—W. A. Trumbo.
Oliver Ingenthron is in OKla-
homa City today on business.
A good 7 Room House with 9
lots, Brick Cistern, Brick cellar,
Shade trees etc. for Sale or trade
for land—J. M. Gossett
Davenport, Okla.
Davenport first team played
the Red Oak aggregation to in-
dustrial park last Sunday after
noon The visitors were
thought to be some b ill players
but failed to connect with their
reputation some way. Davenport
had a new man in the box. Pat-
terson is his name, just recently
come to this part of the county
from Arkansas. He seemed able
to fan batters at will. The gen-
eral opinion is here that with
him and Burroughs to alternate
in the box, the Davenport team
ought to be able togo through
some of the teams that have
heretofore been to much for
them. Davenport, 34, Red Oak,
Jack Keith, of the Bar X Ranch
Going Away to College
Many of our boys and girls refuse an
education because they have lost inter-
] est in books and desire to do something
"practical." They want to put them-
selves to use before they are ready to
I perform any labors efficiently. Do not
! Mama the boy or girl too quickly. They
| need more mental power, and this can
only be secured during the formative
period. Boys and girls from 14 to 18
years old connot see what they lack,
but when they ''go off to college" and
a>me in contact with specialists, men
of developed intellects, this often in
spires them to hard study in the effort
I to fit themselves for success in busi-
ness. Any earnest, ambitious boy or
>jirl can now secure a college education
and the success of college graduates is
assured. This is most clearly shown
by the young men and women who
take the regular courses at Stilwater
and other real colleges, where higher
mathematics, languages and the sci-
This School Stands for your Progression
This school is maintained for just such men and
women as you. It is the school of opportunity for
those who will build for the future.
The training you receive through the lessons, text
books and personal instruction, combined with con-
scientious endeavor on your part, gives you the nec-
essary equipment to bo highly successful in the busi-
ness world.
You will find no more congenial work, no better
opportunities for rapid advancement, in both position
and salary, than that which bookeeping, shorthand,
typewriting and its branches offer.
These courses of instruction have been constantly
kept apace with the times. The instructors devote
their entire time to the students. The courses are well
known for their thoroughness, reliability, practicibility
and efficiency.
We have issued a new book which explains in de-
tail just what this school will do for you, and its meth
od of instruction. This book will be sent free to all
who are interested, to hocome bigger and better men
and women
Drop us a postal card and the book will come at
Hill's Business College
Oklahoma City U. S. A
Real Bargains in Real Estate
Farms, ranches, and Davenport
property. Live trades. All
kinds of exchanges. We make
a specialty of farm loans, write
insurance and look after rentals.
Davenport Real Estate and Investment Co.
J. W. STALKER A Company
W. corner 1st and Broadway Phone No. 6
is /wwwwy^^wwwwwv^
You will be Pleased to
meet him, we are sure.
The City Meat Market
We have the finest of
fresh and cured meats
on hand at all times and
are always glad to serve
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The Very Be*t Turnout*
Alwayt Ready
Phone No. 1
B. H. Christy - Davenport, Okla.

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