The New Era. (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 7, 1915 Page: 1 of 4

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THE NEW ERA.
Ye Little 01c Home Paper"
Vol. 7. No. 35
DAVENPORT, LINCOLN COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1915
$1.00 per year
More and Better Cattle
We want better cattle and
more of them in Lincoln countv.
The best way is by breeding up
from our native cows and a
registered bull, We have the
cows but not the hull. Wo
want a dtial purpose breed One
that will give milk and at the
same time make beef. For this
we know of nothing superior to
the shorthorn. They have the
milk strain. They are docile.
In color a cherry red and blocky
in form. A registered bull calf
would cost from fifty to one
hundred dollars. They would
do service for many years.
It would he a good get-ac-
quainted scheme for some bank
to buy the bull and place him
with some representative farmer
with the understanding that hisi
services should be free to all.
This would place every farmer,
not under obligations to the
bank, but in touch with it.
They would desire to become
better acquainted with (he hank
as it has been he pful to them.
When the farmer saw the con-
trast between the calf gotten by
the good registered bull and one
of the common grades he would
understand that the banker was
a public benefactor and would
give his business to that bank.
It doesn'i coSt any more to
deyeior) a high than a low grade
steer, but there is a wide differ
enoe in price upon the market.
Lincoln countv shou! 1 stand
ahead in everything and live
stock is everything to Oklahoma.
More feed and morn livestock
will hiing abiding prosperity to
Oklahoma.
Near Davenport recently at
Dublie auction spring calve3 sold
for twenty-eight dollars a iiead
and cows for eighty eight dollars
and a half.
Hadn't we better 'aise some
the likes of these and have a
sale?
Start light by having some
Bermuda g:a - for pasture and
some kafir corn for w'nte1.
These will help u.; to rai.-e good
ca'tle. B.nod will teil but it
takes good feed to keep the
blood good.—Fanner Mitchell.
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Bankers and Farmers
Bankers are trying to jet. in
closer touc'i with the farmer,
and their efforts are hound to
produce results profitable to
both. This paper, again and
again, has urged a closer ro
operation between banker and
farmer, and the cry has been
echoed all over the country. The
On Siturday, Oct S), 1915, T.
J. Jones w ill sell 3 head horses,
f) hcisd cattle and some farming
implements, in Davenport, be
ginning at 1 o'clock sharp. Col.
L. Roberts is the auctioneer and
O. D. Groom, clerk.
On Monday, Oct. 11, 1015, M.
A. Nicholas will sell 4 mares, 1
horse, 3 mules, 4 cows and a
wagon at his farm, 10 miles
north of Poitsbaro, Texas, in
upper Preston Bend Col. Jacob
Clijie, of Stroud, is the auction-
eer and S. P. Bennett, clerk.
You can't beat our prices on
sale bills anywhere, besides,
wh«n you see the New Era im-
print on a sale bill, you will see
an attractive "'ill, for that's the
only kind we are putting out
this year. The reason a farmer
has sale bills printed is that he
wishes to attract a big crowd to
his sale Advertising! That's
what it is, pure and simple, and
coinmonsense will tell you that
the nicest printed, best displayed
bill will draw the biggest crowd.
Our work bears the stamp of
quality.
CHANDLER ROUTE SIX
Btf Silver Bell
CLEMATUS ITEMS.
By Dew Drop
Asa Burroughs Injured
Mr. Burroughs started Sunday
(to Davenport, where he goes
Missouri B inkers Assoc.ation is/ ri>gnlarly fco take medical treat-
making a first definite step in ment. Reaching Davenport, the
cooperation with ti e state board j engineer applied the brakes and
ot agriculture and other organ- j brought the train to a sudden
izaiions to organ ze rural associ :st0Pi throwing Mr. Burroughs
atonsin every countv in the agajll3t, the seat in front of him
state for the purpose of working1 an(] ()reaking three ribs as well
up sentiment for good roads,
farm advisers, beLter schools and
more scientific methods of agri
culture.
bankers
as seriously vvrencning his back
and bruising him up generally.
He was given prompt medical
Men will represent the j attention and is now- at home,
association in each ()U£ jg jn bad shape and w ill be
county, and will b9ch:irged with confined to his room for some
the duty of organizing the coun tmi(
Cotton picking has begun in
real earnest now, and ever ybody
is as busy as bees.
Mr. and Mrs. C. 1). Hill at-
tanded the fair at Oklaljimia
City Friday.
Mrs. C- W. Slack refurned
from Kenton Oklahoma Satur-
day after a four weeks visit with
her son Guy.
Miss Celeste Betremieux spent
Sunday night with Maude Saw-
yers, on her return from the
Oklahoma City fair.
Misses Lela Bullington and
Fannie Castle spent Saturday
night with Gertrude R>unsaveli.
Erma Rounsavell spent Sun
day with Elizabeth Edwards.
The Stone school will close
Friday night Oct 8 with a pro
gram and pie supper. Evety
body is en vited t > attended.
Mrs. John Conley is improv-
ing rapidly at this writing.
A party was given at the
Nutter liornj Thursday night
A fine crowd was present and
all reported a fine time.
Misses Ed<ia Bray, Veral
Bridge, Bessie Bell and Virgil
i Hallock attended the fair at
Oklahoma City Friday.
Mrs, Sue Hunziker and little
!grand daughter are spending the
' veak in th-j Creek Country with
, her son who i- very ill.
I Misses Marie Boil and Ger-
| trude Rounsavell attended the
j "Bunking' party at the Adams
! home last Tuesday night.
Miss Btsbie B II spent from
Thursday till Sunday with
Maude Sawyers
Brother Jones held services
here Sunday morning and even
ning.
Mrs. C. 11. Douglas has return-
ed from Sparks wheie she has
visiting.
Mrs. D. H. Coder is on the sick
ist.
Minnie Adams spent Sunday
with Hulda Carlson.
Clevie Cupp spent Saturday
night with her aunts, Bell and
Bertha Waters near '•(58."
Mrs. C. H. Douglas and little
son Custer and daughter Dorothy
visited Sunday at the R. Ham-
mack boinenear Sparks.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Bates vis
ited Sunday with D. H. Coder
and wife.
MR. FARMER: 00 YOU NEED MONEY?
See me if you want a farm
loan. My rales are low. Also
will pay you money for that oil
lease.—J. T Hamilton,
Davenport, Okla.
Cultivate Vacant Lots
Ringling's Big Circus
Official information confirms
the announcement that on Mon
day, Oct. 25, Ringling Brothers'
circus will give two perform-
ances in Shawnee.
Many new fnatures have been
added this year, the most not-
able of which is the spectacle
"Solomon and the Queen of
Sheba." This colossal produc-
tion is presented with a cast of
1,250 people, a ballet of 300
dancing girls, 735 horses, and a
tra nload of scenery, costumes
and properties on the biggest
stage in the world.
Following the spectacle, a
circus program of unusual bril-
liancy will be presented, includ-
ing an array of fr.reign and
American acts new to the circus
world. The menagerie contains
1,003 wild animals, 41 elephants,
and a ''baby zoo," The circus
is transported on 89 double
length cars. Special arrange-
ments have been made by the
railroads to accommodate the
people that will visit the circus
from this town and the sur-
rounding country. .
ty associations. The state board
of agriculture then steps in, and
will send speakers aud workers
to aid The railroads will also
lend assistance The new move
ment is the dawn of the era of
rock roads and the death knell
of the little backwoods school
house on the hill.—Chandler
Tribune.
Independent rather regrets to
note this occurrence. Mr. Bur
roughs, it seems, has had more
than his share of grief wished
off onto him in the past year
and this accident comes as a
climax.—Cushing Independent.
Some vacant lots look
h , Cut the weeds.
like
Fire
Wood! That's what it will
take to make the Editor's home
warm and copy this winter. If
you have some wood for sale,
come in and see us and we'll try
to talk liusiness.
Read the New Era.
McAlester, Okla.,Oct. (5<— The
City Commissioner, of McAles-
ter have started an innovation,
and are going into the farming
and truck garden business.
Commissioner F. D. Pittinan
staled today that he was going
to lea:f all of the vacant lots
located within the city limits
that were tillable, for a period
of one year. The lots are to be
leased to any one that will work
the ground and plant either al-
falfa or garden truck of any
kind, the tenant to have all that
he can make. Mr. Pittman
stated that several subleases had
already been signed and seveial
more leases expected to be sign-
ed in the near future.
McAlester has an acreage
neaily as large as St. Louis, and
it is expected to have all of the
vacant ground put to good use
and making something else be
bides weeds.
Home Neglect
A little home neglect has such
far reaching consequences. The
boy with the mother who fondly
"picks up" after him and waits
on him from childhood to youth,
is spoiling some other woman's
husband. The girl not trained
by her mother in the many im-
portant details of home manage-
ment, will some day liecoine
some man's wife, and what a
wife she will be in these times
of struggle to make income
equal outgo and provide for
emergencies. The boy trained
to observe no order will be as
disorderly and careless in busi-
ness as in home life. The girl
who slumps through girlhood
will become the slatternly
woman. So are life's failures
created.
Smith Again at Helm
Oklahoma City, Oct. 4.—Sec-
retary George A. Smith of the
school land department, who
also owns the Chandler Tribune,
his home town, will again as-
sume charge of the paper. Mr.
Smith will remain in the school
land office, however, and will be
assisted in the management of
his paper by his wife. J. E.
Barker, wno has been foreman
of the shop, will assist Mrs.
Smith. Secretary Smitb, when
coming into the school land of-
fice a year ago, leased the paper
to others, but finally decided
that, he would assume control.
The Tribune is considered one
of the best newspaper properties
in the state.
Fair Visitors Friday
Among those we saw from
this community at the State Fair
Friday were: Misses Anna \d-
ams, Ada Nickell, Bettie Scott,
Janie Chowning. Nellie and Lois
Hall, Lucile Irvin, Bessie Bell.
Edda Bray; Messers. Clifton
Mitchell, Virgil Hallock, Earl
Bray and Prof. Holland; Mr.
and Mrs. C. D. Hill; Mi. and
Mrs. Bagwell; Mr. and Mrs. O.
M. Ingenthron and Jas. Myers
and family.
Possibly there were others but
we failed to see them in the
crowd of over twenty one thous-
and.
President Leads Prayer
Indianapolis, Oct. 2.—How
President Wilson led his cabinet
in prayer at a recent meeting
was told here by Bishop William
F. Anderson of Cincinnati at a
session of the Indiana Methodist
Episcopal conference. A United
States senator told the bishop of
the incident, he said Saturday.
The senator bad heard it from a
cabinet member.
"When the president arrived
at the cabinet meeting," said
Bishop Anderson. "It was evi-
dent that the serious affairs of
the nation were on his mind.
Ho said to the cabinet member,
'1 don't know whether you men
believe in prayer or not. I do.
Let us ask the help of God.'
"And right there the president
of the United States fell upon
his knees and the rest of the cab
inet did the same and the presi-
dent offered a prayer to God.
While the war rages in Europe,
we in this country should thank
< iod that in this crisis we have a
chief executive who is a servant
of God."
A telegram expressing the
confidence of the delegates in
him was sent to the president.
Every kind of chill
atious at Moores.
prepa-
Honor "Hoosier" Writer
On Friday, October 8, the cel-
ebration of the sixtieth birthday
of James Whitcomb Riley, "tho
Hoosier poet," will take place in
Indiana and throughout the
country by Indiana clubs and
literary societies.
A few weeks ago Governor
Kalstoii of Indiana, issued a
proclamation calling on the
citizens to appropriately observe
October 8 as Riley day in honor
of Indiana's "most beloved citi-
zen." The governor's procla-
mation reviewed the life of the
poet in terms that were inspiring
to every Hoosier.
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