The Billings News. (Billings, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, September 11, 1903 Page: 4 of 10
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O. E. Grecian, President.
F. D. Lucas, Cashier.
Cbc Citijene 36anh
Our Stochhaldurs. combined woaltb It over Two Million Dolltrs. art:
T P Phillips, President, Fednrsl Trout and Savings Bank. Chicago
D. D Thomas. Pm.id»*nt. Surety Trust Co., Kansas City.
J. H I>*n#*han. Chicago. G*n’l Agt Phoenix In*. Co.
A. C. Olds. Kanaa* City, Gen'l western Agt Phoenix Ins. Co.
. of Ftrst Nat’l Bank. Car
A. C. Olds. Kansas C_ ... . ..
F W. Clinkacal***, of First Nat’l Bank. Carrollton. Mo
O. E. Grecian. Pr**Md»*nt F b. Lucas. Cashier.
Farm and Chattel Loans at Lowest Rates.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS.
THE BILLINGS NEWS.
Published Every Friday oy W. W.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 19011.
1 year paid in advance............1.00 ! 'Dat'?jr by j°ininf? the ab°VC ^
« months...........................SO “half.
1 year not paid in advance........1.25 D W Dale
J L Holmes
DISTRICT HONOR ROLL
The following patrons have subscribed
a levy of 2 A, per cent on their taxable
property for the purpose of finishing
the stone school house. We will pub-
lish additional names as they are re-
ported. Show your earnestness in the
Mrs. ST McMillan ..............
Mrs. Mary Reisdorf
Farmers Mill Elevator Co
B A McMullen .....................
Joseph Clark ........................
BY TWO LITTLE GIRLS IS BLUE.
A fine rain fell in Ceres Monday.
There will be no fire crackers.
Hurrah for Sept. 15, 16 and 17.
Thos. Compton has gore to Fankfort,
Kans., to visit home folks.
The Coin Mercantile Co. is having
' mammoth sales these days.
Two rural mail routes started out of
Perry Sept. 1st as announced.
I. A. Moore, of Richburg, was in the
i city looking after business interests.
F. S. Kirtchner went to Liberty, Ne-
braska, last week to visit home folks.
J. R. Tillman0Df Black Bear, was in '
—rr? 1 the city Saturday transacting business.
Fred Watson, Santa Fe operator at
$ t 00 th>s place, spent last Friday in Newkirk.
.1 99 Mrs. J. F. Tate and children returned
10 00 last Friday ,rom their visit at Blackwell.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Innes, of Glencoe,1 •
are visiting at the home of J. E. Coyle, j
Monday was just about the windiest,
, da'- **--*-----------
Christoph’s Furniture Store is now restocked
throughout with the largest equipment of the
best furniture ever brought to Billings:
A Big Carload of
The neatest, nicest, newest furniture of ev-
ery description is now on display. Save
J M Sanders
A fellow mav be a glorified knocker ,, ,
on the way things have oeen conducted , c . ®y„ ros’
in public matters and yet his contribu-
tion towards the creation of something
better be labeled zero.
Oklahoma real estate men are ac-
knowledged to be somewhat windy,
but there has been more blowing over the
wonderful resources of Oklahoma for
the past week by the Chief Engineer of
the weather works than our land agents
ever dreamed of.
We acknowledge the receipt of com-
plimentary tickets to the Texas State
Fair from Saturday, Sept. 26 to Oct.
11. The fair iB held at Dallas. This
event is the one yearly fete in which the
great lone Star slate takes especial pride
and the attractions this year are un-
We can’t understand why men who
are otherwise regarded as intelligent
beings should go daft over the North
Pole. We learn that Lieutenant Peary
S F Brafford
C L Kinney
K L Grant
Thos R Dale
J F Huddleston
C M Gonaer
, -------, A Eaton
has again secured a three years’ leave | H H Dunnaway
W M Blackwood
H E St Clair
J A D Nelsnn
W W McCullough
H C Swingle
W B Borders
J Q Cooper
C R Higdon
M M Rose
A G Caskey
O J I.eonard
J C McFarland
J P Hurst
J R Polio
R C Betty
S St Clair
J C Noonan
M S Kettenring
O E Grecian
D C Fruizer
W W Bain
D J Detwiler
E E Hnnter
H W Love
L C Faiknor
C A Hunter
O H Hendricks
C L Young
L E Leonard
A L Hudson
St Clair 4 Opdylke L H Simmons
Foster Lumber Co O Reed
of absence for the purpose of trying to W E Nelson
find it. It occurs to us that tnis is a ! Claude Maey
species of insanity that might be re-1 H B McCoritle
strained by law, and that the govern- [ R S Klopfenstein
ment, instead of encouraging investiga- | F D Lucas
tions, which have resulted in so much I O W Hutchison
untold suffering and great loss of life, C P Johnston
should prohibit further attempts to sat- ! E U Engler
isfy this foolish mania, in which, even
the accomplishment of the end Rought
could result in no practical good to
T L Honnett
O M Harness
Billings State Bank
W W Park
L A Howe
B R Burnett
L Shobe Sr
W F MeManis
T F Renfrew
.1 P Opdykle
M F Folsom
A D Marston
J F Kail art
T A Brown
J B Butler
H L Howe
L C Brown
i dustiest day that ever came along this
i way. 1 j
Actor Keaton, wife and little son were
The News man was in Ceres Monday, in Perry Saturday visiting Mr. Keaton’s
Mrs. Geo. Atchison is slowly improv- , ^
,ing. Mrs. Ella Good returned last Friday f
from a month’s visit with friends in
Sam Dunham has moved his family to ; Winfield.
Red Rock. Miss Nina Dorrance, of Kansas City, £
1 Leonard’s man is doing lots of tin visiting her sister, Mrs. H. A. Me- £
work in Ceres. , landless. *
Lew Nichols is building a new school j a fi^baby^y*^ SSThome^riMt £
house in Pleasant v alley. 1 Thursday. 1X
Mr. Neikirk and wife are here Visiting Mrs. Adams, of El Dorado, Kansas, f
her brothers, the Carpenters. visited last week at the home of W. J. y
... , T . . . ., 1 Mendenhall. ; %
Nelson and John Osborn, froui the; y
new country, are here on a visit. F. J. Cole and wife, of New York, are 1 X
At Harry Atherton’s sale last Thurs- i ^rVusfnelf^ frifcnd3 a"d ‘Q*tag! t
day everything sold at a high price. l"! 'tW'W «W*W-X-X-M**M' ll,fll!l,l,,ll
_ „ . . . 1 , „ Messrs. James and Harry Briggs, of ‘
Sam Carpenter is back from Cali or- 0neida, Kansas, were guests of Geo.
ma. He says there is no place like Dennis last week.
W. Josh _ Blocker, ,h„ hypnoUS. , ”".„C 3 I
had the hoys in Ceres doing a little of Mrs. j A Hansen. j
everything Wednesday eve. ;
Charley Fo-ter is back from Ark?n- visu‘wither ^ousin^A^S^oUef of'
sas and says he has purchased a fine North Adam8 Magg.
farm there to which he will move soon.
and then replenish your home with some of
the best and cosiest house furnishings you
have ever seen.
O. W. Long, M’g’r.
Rev. Jas. Eldridge and wife and C.W.
Ratliff and wife were messengers to the
Baptist Association, which was held at
the Freedom church.
Feet Swollen to immense size.
James Dennis, of Lucien, was in the
city Saturday visiting relatives and
Mrs. W. B. Johnson has returned |
from Portland, Kans., where she has
been visiting relatives.
S. L. Leonard
Mrs. Clancy and daughter have gone
to St. Joe, Mo., where they expect to
spend the coming winter.
J. J. Buhler and daughter went to
Orlando Saturday to attend the Harvest
Home picnic at that place.
“1 had kidney trouble so bad,” says
J. J. Cox, of Valley View, Ky., “that I
could not work, my feet were swollen to
immense size and was confined to my
bed and physicians were unable to give
me any relief. My doctor finally pre-
scribed Foley’s Kidney Cure which
j made a well man of me.” Avoid serious i _ _______
1 results of kidney or bladder disorder by her month’s visit in Colorado Saturday
taking Foley’s Kidney Cure, goldby i and reports a pleasant time.
j Lowe 4 Co. | Mrs. R. H. Schols and son, Luther,
'-;-----have gone to Stillwater, where they ex-
Mrs. Cnas. Christoph returned from
Harness. Builders' Hardware,
Steel Ranges and Buggies.....
Having decided to close out my entire stock of Dry
Qoods, Clothing, Shoes and Notions, I offer to the people
£». of Billings and vicinity an opportunity to secure some
t* BIG BARGAINS *
^ Here is Your Chance For Children’s
f; School Shoes at
I Absolute Cost
A nice line of Ladies’ Shoes are to lx*
cut loose at a discount on cost prices.
Also ready-made Clothing and Dress
You can save money on your school
tablets and supplies by taking advant-
age of this sale.
Call now before the stock is broken
for your choice of bargains.
Yes, we will take your produce at
the highest market price.
Yours for quick sales,
ut Harrison, Okla., after visiting
. brother, O. Olson, of Perry.
• | C. L. Starkey and wife, of Billings, |
have gone to Freemont, Neb., to spend
a few months visiting friends.
' E. E. Van Slyke, of Ceres, was in
, | Perry Saturday transacting business
' j and looking for a School Marm.
’ i Ro ert Powell returned to Salina,
I Kans., this week to attend St. John’s
' | Military School the coming year.
Judge HarriB has gone to Colorado
Springs to enjoy a short visit with his
family before their return to Perry.
A. J. Currie and wife, who were
. guests at the home of Mrs. Ham, have
I departed for their home in Blackwell.
| Mrs. D. D. Brcngle and children have
J returned from a summer’s visit with rel-
! atives at Winchester, 111. and St. Louis,
Mrs. T. J. George and son, Myron,
i went to Fairfax, Okla., last Friday,
where they will make their future
| Mi's. J. Sharey and Geo. Stansbury,
; of Little Rock, Ark., visited their sister
Mrs. H. A. Berner, of this city, last
I A. S. Gum returned Sunday morning
r[w ; from Muscogee where he was superin-
tending the erection of several business
Mrs. A. D. Coy and children have re-
turned to their home in Stanbury, Mo.,
V* 1 aftor a visit with her sister, Mrs. W. (J.
~ 1 Layton.
Mrs. T. Preasler, who has been away
; during the summer visiting in Iowa, has
"2 i returned home. She is much improved
' in health.
This is our last call. Everybody
come to Perry on Sept. 15, 16 and 17th j
i and bring yonr wives, children and i
?lrs. G. W. Martin went to Canton/
Mo., Friday to visit her parents. She
I also carry a full line of
Farm Implements and Barb Wire.
you want the best quality of McAlester
Lump Coal 1 can supply you.
S. L. LEONARD, Billings.
Their Demster and Van Brunt Drills can't be beat.
They have just received another shipment of both light
and heavy harness—don't buy till you see them.
A ear load of Mitchell A full stock of
Wagons. Moon Buggies.
and buy an Emerson Disc Plow there.
Get one of tlieir Johnston Corn Harvesters and you will
Hardware. Billing's. O. T.
^ was called there Dy the serious illness —
j of her father. | The A. V. & W. Ry. is this side of; Judfre Hainer has held several short
Miss Cornelia Bingham, who has been i M°rr‘8(;n. coming with leaps and bounds sessions of court during the past week
visiting her sisters here during the past *nd un!?*s . *om,e unforeseen accident but no eases of special importance was
monthi has departed for her home at i ^VmemS .^5* „left..Moruiay for
Vandalia, III. ' y ^ memora e
^ 4* ^ 4^ & 4* & 4* 4^ fa fa & 4^ 4^ $ 4* 4^ 4^ 4* ^
A marriage license was issued last Judge and Mrs. Wesley Taylor re-
week to John W. Macomb and Miss Ida i turned last week from their trip to San
Brown, both of Noble-co. They will Francisco, Cal. They were delegates to
live in Hico, Okla. the National G. A. R. and W. R. C.
I conventions. They report u pleasant
Miss Jessie Conkling, who has been'time.
unrl Mra I
Marriage licenses were issued last
week to Jonah Pilcher and Mias Mary
Aldrich; Arthur Houts und Mary A.
Falls, The latter couple were married
at the home of Rev. Stockwell on last
J.F. ConWl and W. J. Taylor, of
Black Beur township have returned from
San Francisco where they went to at-
visiling her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. j
W. P. Powers, of Perry, left for Guthrie j
I the last of the week.
Ii. T. Showalter has returned from
his contract work on the Paul’s Valley
branch of the Santa Fe. He has been
absent most of the summer.
E. C. McDonald, of Millshoro, Vir-
ginia, arrived in the city last week. He
has the Latin and Oerman department I tend the National Reunion of the G.
, In the city higli school for the coming 1 A. K. and W. R. C. They report a
I year. | great time.
Guthrie to attend a session of the
! Supreme court.
I Mrs. L. B. LeGrant returned Thurs-
day of last week from her visit at Pin k-
ston, South Dakota, where she has
spent most of the summer with her
daughter who lives there. Mrs. Mary
Fish, of Parkston, South Dakota, re-
turned with Mrs. LeOrant and will visit
for a time here.
The Perry public schools openod up
Monday with all teachers present and
an enrollment of over 700 pupils. This
promises to bo one of the best school
years In the history of Perry. Our
school has several new teachers this
year owing to the fact that so many of
the old teachers have taken passage on
the matrinonial train since the close of
the last school term.
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