The New Era. (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 2, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 13, 1913 Page: 1 of 4

IN POLITICS - A FAIR
DEAL FOR EVERYONE
H
DEVOTED TO THE IN-
TERESTS OF ONE OF
THE BEST TOWNS IN
OKLAHOMA
Vol. 5. No. 2.
DAVENPORT, LINCOLN COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDA Y, FEB. 13, 1913.
$1.00 per year
Where They Will Be Put
The board of trustees lias de-
cided to locate the eight new
3treet lights as follows:
The north east corner of the
street crossing at the Home.
The north east corner of the
crossing at the T. O. Gray home
The south west corner of the
next crossing west of Tom Ham
ilton's.
The south west corner of the
crossing near the John Stalker
house.
At the south east corner of
the school block.
Somewhere between the M. E.
church and the next street
north.
On the south west corner of
the crossing near Taulbees.
The south west corner of the
crossing near Bob May's.
Geology Of Oil Little
Understood
The principles governing the
origin and mode of occurence of
petroleum and natural gas are
as yet but fragmentary grasped
by geologists. Every oif field
examined in detail contributes
its data for use in the eventual
interpretation of the problems,
and each pool is studied with
keen alertness for the discovery
of pome key that may aid in the
coordination of the data, which
sometimes, according to the
region and conditions, seem, on
account of our lack of know
ledge, even to be in conflict. The
observations made by the geolo
gists of the United States Geolo-
gical Survey in the oil and gas
fields of Califo-nia and Kentucky
promises to further the solution
of some of the problems, and t>y
pointing out the relations of oil
and gas occurrence to the geolo
gic structure of the regions ex
amined they have rendered im-
portant scientific as well as
economic aid in oil and gas
development; but the basic prin
quest that a grand jury be called
to inquire into the Meyer tran
saction.
The sudden resignation of
Meyer and the following events
came as a bombshell to every
one. That the confession from
one of his assistants who testifi-
ed for him in the recent prelim
inary hearing to the effect that
he at that hearing, had perjur
ed himfelf, was the direct result
of the events, is generally admit-
ted. It was also reported that
the quiet hand of a former stat.e
official who hai been summoned
as a witness in the case had
much to do with this event.
Mr. Meyer gave as bis reason
for resigning that the recent
charges against him were seri
ously affecting the health of his
wife and mother and for their
sake he withdrew.
J. C. McClelland, who succeeds
Meyer, is connected with an Ok
lahoma City bank an<l was until
today a member of the state
banking board.
My Old Kentucky Home
A number of years ago a man
whom fortune had not treated
kindly, determined to seek a
better fortune in a new country.
So from Kentucky's bloody soil,
from the home of brave men
and of fued, down to Oklahoma,
and oil, ITulkerson and family
sought the good.
We refer to J. W. Fulkerson,
now the fortunate recipient of
the royalty of several oil wells.
Mr. Fulkerson finally settled
out in the sticks on the land
where Fulkerson camp now is-
Here by hard work he managed
to earn an existence for himself
and hisf imily, but the progress
toward competency was slow.
But one day two men, T. B.
Slick and B. B. Jones came into
that section and began putting a
hole in the ground on a place
near that owned by Mr. Fulkel-
son. From that holecame forth
the oil that men look for in Ok
lahoma, oil, which has made us
all happy. D. B. Shaffer told
ciples controlling the widely I Mr- Fulkerson there was oil on
varied modes of occurence and^'8 Plac«- Mr Fulkerson there-
accounting for the differences in ufon t°ld Mr. S.iaffei to go get
kinds of the oils in widely sep-!Mr. Shaffer got it, and joy
arated regions are possibly still: sweHed the bosom of Mr. I- ulVcer
far from view (From Thirtv- 8011 for comfort ni the declining
third Annual Report Director U. j^8 of llfe was assured.
S. Geological Survey,) 1 0ne of the firet Noughts Was
i "I once again shall see my Old
— I Kentucky Home." As soon as
things were well establii hed Mr.
Fulkerson and daughter made a
visit to Kentucky. Mr. Fulker-
son returned yesterday but will
again go back to Kentucky, this
time to live. He lias purchased
a beautiful home, the finest in
the country in which it is locat-
ed, on the banks of the Ohio.
Here amid the scenes of early
life, the hero of our story will
pass the latter (lays of his life in
peace and comfort well earned
"Weep no more my lady,
,veep no more for me,
We w ill sing one song to my
Old Kentucky Home,
To my Old Kentucky Home,
so far awaj."—Cushing Citizen.
You Can't Beat It,
New Families
You may take the Editor's
word for it that if you will spend j g Davidson with his wife
$95.00 for tuition, board and ^nc) one child and J. B. Phillips
books to complete a couise ot with wife and two children have
Shorthand anil 1 ypewriting, oi j rente«l and are moving into the
$110 to complete Bookkeeping £)t,M((8S house recently vacated
and Business Training course,
or $175 and complete the two
courses in the Capital City Busi-
ness College of Guthrie, Okla.,
you will have made Hie best
investment of your life. What
young man or woman ia there in
our community who cannot
raise >95 with which to ^secure a
practical business training that
will enable them to earn a splen-
did living the rest of their days?
You had as well try to he a sue
cessful physician without at-
tending a medical school as to
try to be successful in business
without first getting a practical
business training, and it certain-
ly is an evident fact that the
Capital City Business gives a
practical training for business
life or they would not have such
a large tsnrollment and today
not have a single graduate of
their combined course of book-
keeping and shorthand or tele-
graphy out of empoynient un-
less of their own accord.
A catalogue giving full parti-
culars of this, Oklahoma's larg-
est and most successful Business
Training school, can be had for
the asking. Your Friend, don't
delay: take the editor's advice
and make your arrangements to
enter as soon as possible. There
are plenty of business firms that
will be ready and willing to pay
you a good price for your ser-
vices when you are properly-
trained, but they wouldn't give
you standing room in their of
fice as you are today.
by the Dangers.
Mr, Davidson who is recently
from Bartelnville, Okla., in not a
strange to tlii community,
having lived years ago in
Mud College neighborhood. Mrs.
Davidson is a sister of George
Manass.
Mr. Philips and family came
from Dewey where he has I wen
city marshal for a number of
years. He was formerly U. S.
Marshal in the Cherokee county.
Both men expect, for the pre
sent, to be employed in the Tiger
oil lipids but are confidently ex-
pecting to have work nearer
home in the near future.
States. While it may or may
, not be true that Oklahoma City
i is trying to bunco us on the
capitol question, still, we all
must admit that it had done the
handsome thing on the state fair
deal. We of Lincoln county do
not desire to "cut off our nose to
spite our face."—Publicists.
Kendrick Items
' State Auditor Resigned
Twenty-four hours before he
was to be tried by the senate
sitting as a court of impeach-
ment, State Auditor Leo Meyer
placed his unconditional resigna
tion in the hands of Governor
Lee Cruce. The resignation
was at once accepted and J. O.
McClelland of Oklahoma City,
was appointed to succeed him.
The house, in executive session
dismissed" the impeachment
charges against the auditor.
Confeseion to the house im-
peachment managers by a cleik
of the state auditor's office which
tore down the defense of Meyer,
was the direct cause of the re-
signation and subsequent dis-
missal of the impeachment
charges, it is said. The confess-
ion, it is said, developed that the
evidence produced by Meyer at
his recent hearing on the crim-
inal charge of perjury, was false
and perjured.
It was currently reported
around the legislature this after
noon that criminal charges of a
serious nature will l>e filed
against Mejer very soon. It
was also reported that the house
had appointed a committee to re-
Lease.
The price of oil leases in this
vicinity took a soar skyward,
the latter part of last week,
when the lease on forty acers of
the Owen farm, north and west
of Chandler, sold for $10.00 per
acre The buyers were S. A.
Kay, A. F. Key, Kate Gordon,
John Wagner and Col. Hoover.
Mies Tressa Washburn of Okla-
homa City made the assignment.
—Publicist
A certain Chandler lady,
prominent in society circles,
while chopping the other day,
experienced considerable trouble
in extracting a small coin from
her purse, so, to save time, she
iust dumped the contents of said
purse out upon the showcase.
Here is what was in it: Three
coupon checks, one ticket-chance
on a doll, a check for >5.00, one
pen knife, six keys, one pair
embroidery scissors, on pair nail
scissors, two pen points, two
postage stamps, a dime, a quar-
ter, a small linen handkerchief
and a yard of monogram letters.
The outside measurements of the
purse was one and one half by
three inches.—Publicist.
Deserter Surrendered
Ed Chasteen who deserted
from the United States army
about too years ago and who has
baffled all attempts to capture
him since walked into the post
office at Davenport Wednesday
and surrendered to Post Master
Burgess who is also a deputy
sheriff. He explained his action
by saying that he was tired of
being a hunted man and anxious
to take the consequences of his
desertion and be through with
it. Mr. Burgess took him to
Oklahomo City and turned him
over to army officer* stationed
there. He will probably be
taken back to the California
post, from which he deserted,
for trial and to receive whatever
punishment is placed upon him.
Party
Mr. and Mrs. F. O. McLean
entertained the High school and
Eighth grade last Friday night.
Eight o'clock was the hour set,
and by that time ninteen of the
pupils had arrived. From the
time they arrived they were
kept busy playing games of
different kinds. One of the
gamed was an observation game
which proved how little we all
observe what is going on around
u* One of the other games was
a character study. They found
names on little slips of paper
pinned to the curtains. These
nanu s represented some of oui
most prominent men and worn
en of the past and present time.
Willia Baugus received first
prize, a box of candy, for having
j the most correct. James Terril
| received the booby prize for
j having the least number correct
At eleven o'clock dainty re
| fre^hmerits consisting of sand-
wiches, pickles, cake and fruit
salad with whipped cream, were
served. Alt seemed to enjoy
themselves here too.
At a late hour all went home
happy, hoping that in the future
there would be many more such
entertainments.
£he I Mrs, Chaa. Johns.' i
Jan. 7th occured thedt.ith of
one our beloved friend VI i .
J. D. Coombs. She was laui to
rest in the Kendrick cemetery,
Sunday, Brother Fawcett con-
ducting the funeral services in
the Christian church.
Mrs. Coombs was well known
and many people from both the
town and country were at the
funeral.
We join the eight children, the
husband, brother and sister in
mourning her departure. What
is our loss is her gam.
Mrs. Gray is quite sick. jMrs.
Stanley Crall is convalsing slow-
ly-
Removal Sale At Moore's
We will move soon into the
building near the meat market
and will make reduced prices
rather than move the goods—
We submit a few of the many
bargains till we move:
Sugar 17 lbs.
Bean 181b3,
Navy beans • 1(5 lbs
Coffee 20c
Lard 10c
Ment 13^c
-■Bui any kind of soap 25c
I lLis whole rice 25c
It* J f'.iiHi potatoes 1*1.80
Ohios 100
Burbanks 1.00
Rose 1,00
6c Calico 4J^c, 10c Dress goods
74c, 50c Work shirts 35c, $1.50
pants $1.00, $1.00 overalls 75c,
20 per cent off on shoes and
siniular bargains althrough the
entire line.
We mean business get in be-
fore we move and lay in a
supply.
Yours
E. B. Moore & Co.
The meeting that Brother
Fawcett is conducting at the M.
E. church is being well attended
Mr. and Mrs Young of near
Depew are here with their
daughter, Mrs. Crall, during her
illness.
Mr. Dave Skeels moved to his
farm south of town, Wednesday
The Woodmen had a big sup-
per Tuesday night in the hall.
A nice time was reported.
Mrs. Arthur Curry returned
Sunday from Chandler where
she has been caring for her sis-
ter who was sick.
Preaching next Sunday morn-
ing and evening at the Christian
church by Bro. McCowan of
Carney. Everyone invited.
Mr. Evans returned from Ok
lahoma City Saturday.
Farm Machinery
Mr. Eph Bland returned Wed-
nesday from Kentucky.
Mrs. Bland
in health.
is much improved
County Attorney Streeter
Spearman turned into the coun-
ty treasury $85 in attorney fees
for the month of January—his
first month in office—besides
saving the county #100.00 for
deputy hire.—Tribune.
MOTHERS CAN BAFELY BUY
Dr. King's New Dlscovcry ond give it to
the little ones when siting and suffering
with colds, coughk, throat or lung troubles,
tastes nice, harmless, once used, always
used. Mrs. Bruce Crawford, Niagra, Mo.
writes: "Dr. King's New Discovery
changed our boy from a pal« wesk sick boy
to the picture of health. " Always helps.
Buy it at all druggists.
Mr. Calvins nephew is visiting
them
Come the meetings
every
You
It is very noticeable that the, .
most prosperous farmers have !* ' J
, , ..-it „ will hear something worthv\ !i —
the largest amount ot labor sav ®
ing machinery. They own and
gasoline engines, hay balers, eilos For Sale—Two boars and sev
riding plows, croam separators, ora' milch cows Ti. !) Ed
feed grinders and dozens of; wartlB, Dttvenport.
other money making machines. —
This machinery is what made
the farmer prosperous. Nearly
any upto-date farm equipment,
like the silo or gasoline engine,
will pay for itself in one or
two seasons, at the longest.
Any of this equipment can be
bought on reasonable terms and
small payments.
The farmer is prosperous be
cause he buys money-making
machinery—he doesn't buy the
machinery because he is pros
perous—Farmer Sto ckman.
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The Love Letters of a
Confederate General
WE begin in the November issue a series
of real love-letters written over fifty
James Patterson who has just
finished a combined course in
Hills Business College, at Okla-
homa City is home again.
The News Publicist believes
that the people of Lincoln coun-
ty, by a large majority, favor
Oklahoma City as against Mus-
kogee for the official state fair.
And numerous readers have
been wondering why our repres
ensatives, J. B. Charles and F.
B. Hoyt voted for the Muskogee
bill. Oklahoma City is, com
partively speaking, right atom
door: liesides that city has, for
years, given us a state fair that
has won the admiration and
wonder of the whole Uuited
istorv, it i
years ago by one of our national
heroes to his sweetheart during the period of
'6l to '65. This great general will go down i •>
posterity as having accomplished one of the
most brilliant feats of arms in the history of
the world. He was as great a lover as he was
a general, therefore these letters combine au-
thentic history and exquisite romance. They
sound a human note that no other work of
literature has done in a decade; it is war, it is rotnance, it is
literature. You simply can't afford to miss this wonderful mii<
story of the Civil War now published for the first lime an- tout linin . all
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