Prague Patriot (Prague, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 24, 1906 Page: 1 of 6
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A NEWSPAPER OP. BY. AND FOK PKAOUE AND VICINITV.
Prague, Lincoln County, Okla.t Thursday, May 24.1906
Pastusek Bros, offer special inducements in Groceries and Dry Goods and pav the
kel Price f or
f\V \i/ W \i; St>
|S A L E
| Now Going on! !
Factors In Civilization.
j worth of good
j seasonable mer=
j chandise at a
great sacrafice. I
Neither the banker nor tlie merchant, tin farmer nor the
speculator, the manufacturer nor tli railroad magnate, can
justly say, I am the "it"—the great and only force. They are
all great forces in this our great civilization. Tney are all
useful and essentil, and one could hardly do without the other.
The farmer may boast that he feeds the world and gives trade
to the merchant anil the railroad. What would you do if the
farmers were to quit for one year? That would be bad, it is
true. Then, suppose the railroads would say, 'we will stop
every wheel turnine for a season." Then what would you
farmers do? You could not haul your wheat, your cotton and
grain across the continent to marKet, or to the seaboard.
What would vou do away out here in these treeless, t'uelless
lands, homeless, merctiantless, etc? So you see .vou are Dot
the only pebble on the beach of civilization.
would say "we will call in overy obligation,
A business college corporation
with a "wind" stock of $300,.
000 and more than 25 little
schools scattered over sevi ral
different states, is continuing to
mail out an £SO page booklet
headed "White Feather Shown,"
also a circular headed •Knock-
The Capital Citv Business Col-
lege offers $1000 to any promi-
nent and reliable business man
who will show that the state
ment made in this HO—page
The bankers' booklet or circular are not mis-
hut off every leading or lalse.
loan and close our vaults for a season.'' The greatest panic1 The day has passed when a
ever known to civilization would set in, and the little money j school without merit can build
outside would be so dear that a horse or a cow would not itself up by trying to tear an
^ Weeks oi
On June ist, we
will be in our
n e w building 3
doors north of
t h e Post-office,
with a b r a n d
j new s i o ck of
In order to
and also t, > r?duee our stocK
We are placing very article
in the store on sale at | rices
that will be a pleasure and a
suprise to you. Be sure to
We will have thousands of £
worth of goods on sale at
prices that will interest you.
FINE & HICKS
lilli DEP'T STOKE C'J
bring live dollars per head; wheat ten cents per bushel and
cotton one cent per pound. Ves, we are all great, but we are
greater all together, and neither one very much alone.
If manufacturing should shut up shop, we would be turned
back to the old lire place, and butch oven, and wooden mould
board plows ot primeval days, and our proud navy would go
back to the drift log. No one greater than all the rest.
Not A Century Ago
Great lawyers wrote profound documents and intricate
briefs with quiil pens, and dried the writing with sand pep-
pered from a tin can, as blotter pads were unknown. No let
ter boxes on the corner for convenience then. It cost eight-
een cents to send a letter from .sew ^ork to Boston, and
twenty-tive cents to send a letter from Boston to PhideJphia,
and more for long distance. Now .we can send a letter acv
where in the United States for two cents, and around the
world for a lew cents. Then women were sold as chatties in
parts of the world, and men were imprisioned for debt, and
the average school teacher Knew less about the Mississippi
valley than the.v know now of the interior of Africa. Yes?
Nut a hundred years ago two stage coaches carried all the
travel between New York and Boston, and six days to make
the trip. Women cooked on open tire places, baked bread in
Dutch ovens and hung pots on cranes, to boil. Young ladies
walked to church with their fellows, and carried their shoes-
and put them on before entering the church- Cook stoves
were unknown. Tallow candles were the perfection of ilium -
nation. Coal oil was unknown and John D. was not yet, and
a man would have been murdered if he had introduced the
telephone or an automobile. They cut their wheat with reap
hooks; a binder or a reaper would have been witchery. Then
our congressmen made laws in the interest of the people in-
stead of trusts-
J s sPAKKs.
VOU WANT TO BUY OR SELL A FARM,
Call on or address,
SPARKS & LONG.
Prague, O. T.
IW MONEY TO LOAN ON HEA I, EST A IK; LOANS AM> INSURING
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The delegates of the Farmer Union and the delegates of the
Cotton G rowers Association met the spinners of England and
the United States, in convention, in Waskington. D. on the
tirst and second, inst, and the spinners agreed gladly U) deal
direct with the cotton growers if they could supply them in
guantity at unifarm prices. They did not object to giving ten
and twelve cents per pound. All they asked was a uniform
price that they dould depend upon. The finished product
would be governed acconi inglv uniform price.
J. M. Keagin was in town Monday, handing out cards as
candidate for Register of Deeds. It seems useless for the
Judge'to electioneer h.-re where he is so well and favorably
known, that most everybody is favorable to the Judge. B>' is
an old wheel horse in democracy and needs no introduction
from our feeble pen.
other down by (making absurd
and false statements against it
If our competitors cannot meet
us in honest competition, they
should seek other fields in which
to matte their living, for the com
mercial world is advancing rap-
idly and needs progressive com-
mercial colleges who are build-
ing up on merit rather than their j
ability to misrepresent a compot
itor. The Capital City Business!
College is a high grade, first I
clrss commercial college, mak-
ing a specialty of BooKbeeping, j
Business Training, Shorthand,!
and T vpewriting. Its work is
fully guaranteed. If , at the com-
pletion of the course, a student
has not found it to be all that we
claim M,r it in our advertising
i^nattei, he will be paid back
every cent of his tuition.
Through our employment bur
eau. we secure good positions
for our graduates free of charge
If we did not give a first class
course, we could not place you
in a tir.st class position. With
both of these guaranteed, why
need our young people hesitate
to enroll with us at, once, in or-
der that they may more than
double their present earning:^)
capacity? Write for catalogue,
ask us any questions you may | d
desire, and they will receive a ♦
promp and courteous reply. V
Capital Citv Business Collegt
Spring and Summer Suits
FANCY VESTS $5 AND UP.
MADE TO <r I Q AM) p . ffr
order. $ 1 o up rants
Suits cleaned and pressed $11.50; pants 50 cents, clothes chemi-
cally treated. All vvorK tailor made.
See C_ M. SADI.O, Tailor,
. P. R. Vlasak ..
Groceries, Dry Goods and
. . Flour at . .
F. U. Vlasak, Prop.
► ^ > • n • «
OFFICE ROOMS 4 AM) 5
and Floor 1st ISat'l Itark
X-Kav Static Examinations, and
I reatment lor
Of PICK PMONK 47.
KfcSIDKNCE PHI NH 48
As I went down the street the other night,
I saw what they called a lovers tight-
"Shut your mouth or I'll black your eve. "
"If you do I'll hit you," she did reply.
Then, he wiped his brow. She pulled his ear.
And, l< iedies, with a (quiver, said "Mosses, my dear
Let us link arms and be frienJs once more,
And travel from here to the Golden Shore.
So they clasped hands and to the Priest Aaron sped,
That very same night before going to bed
He gave them his blessings and some good advice
1 hat always before speaking, think twice.
Well, a year went by and she grew thus, and so,
And soon their joy did overflow-
Well, the boy came ar.d you should i.a\ !. ■. d ;
And, when old enough, they called him Odd l-Vllow.
There is not many but are in
favor of waterworks for the
city. The Patriot advocate! i!0
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tins measure some time ago. I
Last fall we went over thj|
ground, and at the request of
the business men of this citv, 1
corresponded with different
companies, whose business it
was to put in waterworks, for
information, cost of tanks,
tr a i n s, h y d e r a n t s, etc , j
and was ad vised to call a meet- j
ing which I did not do for want'
THE LEADING BRANDS OF FLOUR
-A N ))-
They are Peace in the Family;The Cook's I)<
'I hose Popular Brands are Sold by
of sufficient populati'n
and the same ob-
stacle still exist, and the only
salvation is to extend the cor-
poration and ta*e in the subur-
ban residences and call a meet
ing of the business men and ap-
point a committee to take the
census, not forgetting to take
up an expense collection or have
the council legislate it out of the
Judge Gillctt has tailed in his
appointment at Washington to
succeed himself as I >ist Judge of
Broadway Meat Markbt.
M EATS OF A 1.1. KINDS, FKESH
GOLD HAND BRAND OK
llAMS and BKEAKPA8T
BEEP AND PORK SAL S. ( KS,
BO 1,1 HI .N As and H I .N N i l>,
MINCE M iAI
OYS1 Elis. ,
l El KitY,
Nothini; iter thk Best or Kverythino r^"Ih
kkt price 1'ald pok chickens.
Vobornek & kinsey, Prop's.
HK.ST M AH-
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Overstreet, W. S. Prague Patriot (Prague, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 24, 1906, newspaper, May 24, 1906; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc116127/m1/1/: accessed October 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.