The Prague Patriot. (Prague, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 20, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 11, 1906 Page: 1 of 8

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THE PRAGUE PATRIOT.
A NEWSPAPER OF, BY. A*D FOB PKAQUE AND VICINITY.
Volume 3.
Prague, Lincoln County, Okla., Thursday, January
J 906
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Number 20
For the BEST BARGAINS in all kinds ofQoods see PASTUSEK BRO'S. Highest price for Cotton
WEAKNESS.
Russia is in a pitiable state.
They *re a many languaged
people and a many idested people
without organisation or leaders;
in fact are opposed to leaders.
Everything is ripe for a revolu
tioa and if there was an organi
>ed body the army would join
them, autocracy would fall and a
republic be established. But
uninhabitable. With a rain-fall j that too often proves the rum of
tfeat countrr of ltfO inches,| many good movements. All try
THE CANAL.
The United States paid France
forty million dollars for her hold
ings iu the Panama Canal, Such
as old out-of-date dredges and
railroad engines and other ma-
chinery practically worthless,
also about four thousand old
wooden buildings that had not
been used for many year* and
so badly decayed that they were
in
rust and decay had done
fatal work, and every official
paid double and triple wages
A press agent is allowed $10,000
per year. More than is paid a
congressman or a United States
Senator, two thousand dollars
more than is paid the Secretary
of War. It is no wonder they
have spent so many millions.
We noticed last week that J-
Bryan Cain had been feasting a-
gain; this time at Andrew Hat
field's, we had our feet under
that table and we know lv- had
a fe ist, we remember some years
ago at Wellington, Kansas, the
Kentuckians had * reunion and
J. Bryan was on hands, told an
old lady he was a
its to be leaders without knowledge,
ideas or ability, instead of listen
ing to someone that compre-
hends fully and grasps the situ
ation of advancement.
Friends and neighbors of Gov-
ernor Ferguson, at Watonga, are
preparing to receive the gover-
nor and wife with a brilliaat re
ception. The home is being car
peted, window blinds pat up and
everything put in order. Even
supper w ill be r«*adv, nres aglow.
Governor Ferguson deserves
friends as he has made a good
governor.
Union
FACTS.
Prague, up to this time, has
handled over 8,000 bales of cot-
ton. Last year Prague handled
right at 10,000 bales, but we may
fall a little short of that this year.
Hut the prices are better this
year and there will be more
money dropped iu the country
this year than last year. The
crop is not all in yet and it comes
in plentifully every day. Our
merchants are busy, some of
them selling from two or three
hundred to live and six hundred
dollars worth of goods per day
fhe two banks, up to date, hav
paid out for cotton alone $400,00O
and during the season will reach
surprisingly close to one hal
million dollars. Then, counting
two million bushels of grain and
many cars of Irish potatoes and
•Jie live stock, including poultry,
there is between six hundred
thousand and seven hundred
thousand dollars in money
dropped in Prague this year
It is no wonder business is
Kood in our town. In fact it
ought to be better, and we de
serve a better town. And if we
can establish the new county
will reach five thous
Next year the Far men-
will have completed arrange- j prafcfue
Kentuckian. j tjjents to gin and handle their |population in three or four
She feasted him on chicken, pies,j mvn cotton dealing directly with | years an<j everybody should
canes jellies, etc. Yes, J . ti. has j t he gianers. Arrangements are j worj- f()P this happy result.
.Ve handle more cotton than
Shawnee, twice as much
as '1 e umsel , county seat of Pott
feasted fri :n the big trees and the |Ua(|e now that cotton can be I
golden gate to the lashing lakes j shipped t> Gaivesi, m tluougli
and Canada's snows. I state and nation:: I agents and
^ j sol t or held a nd money ad
vanced on $me. By another year
arrangements will be more com-
plete.
F. E. Kingsbury, Pres. A. G. Rogers, Vice Pres.
H. I. Kingibury, C«shier.
Lincoln County
BANK
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C *5h Capital, $10,000.00.
Surplus & Profit* 4,000.00.
W. E. Foster,
H.I. Kingsbury,
BIRtCTOKS
A. G. Rogers,
F. E. Kingsbury.
General Banking Business Done
["arm loans on our own examina-
tions. Quick money.
Free Use of l ire Proof Vault for [Storage of Valuable Pape:>
Of real school ^ands there is a-
bout twelve million acres worth j
about twenty million dollars. Ifj
we include lan ds for public build-
ings, etc-, the sum is near twenty
million acres.
The Patkiot $1.00 for 1906.
Heavy snows last week repor-
ted all over the northern states.
From Oklahoma to the lakes
From
two.
few inchcs to a foot or
J 5. SPAKKi.
b. t l.i/NU.
REAL
E~*c ir
t
ATE.
!F YOU WANT TO CUY OR SE1 L A FARM,
Cali on or address,
SPARKS & LONG,
Prague, O. T.
MONEY TO LOAN ON HEAL ESTATE; LOANS and 1N8UItAMCK.
county: more than Chandler our
counlv seat, more than Stroud,
and three or four times as much
as Paden or Sparks. Prague
is the best town of its size in Ok-
lahoma, the Urineiss of the Ft.
S. & V/. P.. R.
The forming of a new
is like forming a school
a local affair. It concerns us;
not an.ven? in the north, south,
or western part of the state-
Like a school district the people
in the district vote their own tax
and pay it- Same with the
county.
GUTHRIE MAR BLR WORKS,
W. I.AWSON, Protrtetor.
u
.catling D ..Mer h"! Granite and Marb1 • Mohumems
and si! Kinds of Cemetery Work.
countvi/v . 1 •
di,trict Guthrie
IO7 I AST OKLAHOMA AVENUli
Oklahoma
John F. Drydcn
in United j Uncommon snow-fall all over
States Senator for which posit- ■ New Mexico; from a few inchcs
he gets #~ ,0<l0 a year, and | on the pararies to several feet in
the mountains. Also in Texas,
and we only a little and melted
at once.
F. R. Vlasak
■DEALER IN—-
a
nd
Groceries, Dry Goods
. . Fiour at . .
Wholesale Prices!
F. R. Vlasak, Prop.
Prague, Oklahoma.
What is mind for but to over-
come matters and evade trouble?
Why all this gigantic work
and freighting of coal from mine
to factories in different parts of
the cor.ctry? Why not use the
coal at the mines and convert it
into electric force an'l convey its
power hundreds of miles instead
of coal, and run the factory?
This would be sense and eceu
omy and will be done by and by-
On the 2yth of December the
educators 450 strong, of our ter-
ritory, closed their labors a!
Enid. They are a power in oui
territory that too many loose
sight of in sutningup the powers
of the state. It has never been
fully decided which was or has
been the greatest factor in this
nation Washington's sword or
Jefferson's pen.
There are -71 state banks in
Oklahoma and only one failure
last year.
It is saul that much of the cot-
ton has been s< Id to spinners
for 15 cents by the big "spec"
nen.
ion
he is president ot
Life Insurance
which he receiv
year. Which d<
he serves best?
earn such amount,
the President of
States by ti ">,000.
the Prudential
company for
s $t;r>,000 per
> you think
No iB an can
More than
the United
The Farmers Union County
Convention mat in Tecumseh lawt
Wednesday and Thursday. A
splendid turnout and much busi
cess was discussed. Arrange-
msnts are perfected whereby
much business will be done
through the county and stato
purchasing agents. Car loads of
J. K willson has moved onto
the Vlasak farm west of town.
This breaks the school board in
white District.
Hargrave has moved to Oke-
mah. Okemah has gained a
good citilcn and I'rajfue has lost
one.
,—-*
Aria >n*'s Reply to Heveridge.
Senator H irtl lrj;e, claimed that Ari-
zona km no auSelent NBoiircei, devel-
oped r undav>do[,«4, ar.d never will
potatoes and any and everything-! h** p puUti n to juatiy
etatuhood withla k r pr«*etit boundaries.
R*yl\Ug ki Ikll ihc Arizonapeoplesa :
Last Thursday m >rnmg be
tween one and two o'clock p. iu.,
lire broke out in Tecumseh and
burned down the First Nati nal
I5ank a, shoe shop and a photo
gallery. The Democrat office
stood next to tne bunk, but being
built of brick was not hurt.
W. B. Borland has returned
from a visit from M1 s >uri where
he went to look at a farm as a
prospective purchaser, but re
turned ent rely satisticd with
Oklahoma. He brought back
some thoroughbred Plymouth
Eo k chickens.
The raiiiRWla laiiKf" which er.ite
Arlzuo* from New Mexico are iBrtely
nneiplofd, yet, the Urjje pru-
lurtlon of precioin met.^Is, Ariz n
r^tka b-c«u(! I'j tbe produclon of c p-
per,tind next jear will pioba ly mtik
tire'. Huch miner*! wnaltb Is iBexaii. ,i-
bls. The ploe foreuls of Ariz u« covet
id *era ef orcr twelve tboutknd fquare
mliei, and Ihnr* are nearly 14,000,001)
aerei of landi. The feder .1
gov. rnneot le>« under ronstrnolion and
Iu coatempUtion reiervolr* fi r the sti r-
aire of lrrt<g tion water# w: ioh wlil i rl-
pate (WO.OOO er « TheTonto res^rvilr
within two ye ir will Irrigate 200,000
ae on io the Bu'-t Hivtr valley alone.
This aere le equal to all the irretf .ted
lay Is In tonther.) C'a lforrti t north a a I r
an Santa B irhara, which supports L; s
Angeles and many ot ier large cities.

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