The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 303, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 15, 1909 Page: 3 of 8
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THE OKLAHOMA filTATE 0 l^JTAL. THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 15 1909
The Beginning Of a Great City
SOUTH GOFFEYVILLE, OKLAHOMA
The Great Gateway to the New State
THE GREAT RESOURCES uf the new State, its great oil and gas fields, rich deposits of mini-rials, have all made the new
State unusually attractive to the great industrial world.
The new town of South Coffeyville, Okla., offers the greatest advantages and most favorable conditions of any town or
city in the new State.
Hail road facilities equal to the larger cities, loading to all the points of interest in the new Stiito and all the larger cities
throughout the middle west. Sixteen passenger trains daily, freight, trains almost hourly such .die the railroad facilities of
South Coffeyville, Okla. Over a quarter of a million dollars of railroads and not one dollar of landed indebtedness. The
Missouri Pacific, Iron Mountain and M., K. & T. Railroads now in operation, the Santn Fe Railroad now in operation within
eight blocks of the new town, soon to be extended to the Union Depot site. The completion of fihe proposed Coffeyville &
Memphis Railroad will give the new town, South Coffeyville, Okla.. five big trunk lines, with Union Depot for railroads. With
such railroad facilities the new town will soon become the greatest railroad center in the South wes/., and lots m the very heart
of the business and close in residence district that are now selling for from $100 to $225 each will sflou be worth thousands of
WILL THEY JOIN?
TWO I. 0 0. F. DIVISIONS
Iron Mountain Passenger Train at Union Depot Site,
South Coffeyville, Oklahoma.
M., K. & T. Passenger Train at Union Depot Site, South
With Advantage of Cheap Gas from Great Gas fields of Northern Oklahoma,
Which is held within the State, required by State laws, and the great railroad facilities, the new town lias become unusuall)
attractive to the manufacturers, and with access to the great factory district in the south part of Coffeyville, Kans., which is
just across the State line from South Coffeyville, Okla., connected by street ear line, giving fifteen minute service, the new
town will soon become a great manufacturing center.
Advantages and Favorable Conditions Under Which the New Town is Sure to Prosper
Side of lots restricted as to colored people, which restrictions are made in the filing of the original plat, contracts and
Access to the great gas fields of Northern Oklahoma, which is held within the State as provided by law;
Northern boundary of cattle quarantine line, which assures the new town of becoming a great livestock shipping point;
The right to exempt factories and public utilities from municipal taxation for a period not to exceed five years;
The advantage of the interstate freight rate, by having shipping facilities from either side of the State line;
The difference in the laws of Oklahoma regarding the prohibition question, from those of Kansas;
Low taxes; no bonded indebtedness; free factory sites, cheap gas.
With These Advantages
\„,l ] niiralili conditi< ~ ~ Hi- ,•!•.,! railroad facilities, access to the great factory district across the State line in the south
part of Coffeyville, Kaus., the future of South Coffeyville, Okla., is assured, and lots in the heart of the business and close-in
residence district that are now selling for from $100 to $225 each has great possibilities of making you a fortune.
T i Greatest Opportunity
, For sure, profitable real estate investment. Von have waited all your life for an opportunity to invest in the beginning of a
great city, where its future is assured; you have stood idly by and watched others make fortunes ou early investments in
towns that have grown to he cities.
The time lias come when you have the same opportunities that these men have had. Here are lots m the very heart of the
town at prices that assure you gTeat profits.
The new town of South Coffeyville, Okla., is located on a high, sightly elevation, commanding a good view of the sur-
rounding country and Coffeyville, Kansas. Every lot in the entire townsite is unmarred by ditches or ravines. This we guar-
antee tcTevery purchaser. The entire town is ideal from the standpoint of location, elevation, resources and facilities, and
peculiarly fortunate by being in the heart of the great gas field.
Street Car at Natitorium. Eight Blocks Distance from
South Coffeyville. Oklahoma, Soon to be Extended to
New Town, Giving fifteen Minute Service.
ir^ • . * rjp Write, wire or phone today for a lot in South Cofteyville, Okla.,
trftC ^ I a city that in a tew years will be one of the eading; railroad and
If 41 I Wl 111«3« manufacturing centers of the Southwest; where lots that are
still selling irom $ 100 to $225 will be worth $1,000 to $5,000 each.
Over 1,000 lots already sold to good, live, active men, who have already taken an active interest in the future of the new
Have You Ever Stopped to Think
What a few hundred dollars invested in Oklahoma City,
Muskogee, Tulsa. Enid, Lawton or any of the Northern Ok-
lahoma towns when they started would mean to you now?
Hundreds of Men Have Made Great Fortunes by Early
Investments in the Beginning of These Towns.
LOTS that were bought for a few hundred dollars afe
mm worth thousands. The same will be true of South Cof-
feyville, Oklahoma, a town that has greater opportunities
than any of these towns had. Situated in the center of the
great oil and gas fields of Northern Oklahoma, where there
is an abundance of cheap gas which is held within the State
as required by law.
Men Have Made Great Fortunes in Early Investments in
Cities and Towns That Have Started Up Across the State
Line From Some Prosperous City.
T"F MAN WHO BOUGHT lots in Omaha. Neb., when it
stain u an.«ms tne Stair i ne irom Council Bluffs, Iowa, or in
Kansas City, Mo„ St. Louis, Mo., or St. Louis, 111., has made
thousands of dollars on his investment.
The same is true of hundreds of cities and towns divided
by State lines, with separate government in each State; the
same will be true of South Coffeyville, Okla., the new town
across the State line 'ti Oklahoma from Coffeyville, Kansas,
(a city of 20,000 inhabitants).
Here is the Beginning of a Great City Where Every Man
Has an Opportuntiy to Make a Fortune.
WV7"" ^T'VO'RE in the beginning of a new town lias
then ii. i n Mini no opportunity for unparalleled advance-
ment of real estate assured; the only great investment ever
offered the people where large profits are assured; where the
man of small means lias the same chance as the large finan-
South Coffeyville, Oklahoma, Has More Means of Ad-
vancement Now Than Any Other Oklahoma City Ever Had,
and Yet You Can Buy a Business or Residence Lot for from
$100 to $225, One-Fifth Down, Balance $5 Monthly
For free booklet or other information, write, wire or
The Kansas Land
phone to any of the following companies:
Co. The Big 3 Land Co-
Etclien Bros. Land Co.
NOW ATA, OKLAHOMA
This Is Much Mooted Question at
Muskogee -Meeting of Eastern
Division—No Action Seems
Taken—Henry Speak Elected
MUSKOGEE, Okla, April 14—Witll
the second day's session of the sev
enteenth annual meeting of the Okla
homa Odd Fellows In this city the
point o finterest is will the two grand
Oklahoma is the'only state that will
maintain two grand lodges of the or-
der. The agitation In favor of merg-
ing the two grand lodges began with
statehood and will probably be suc-
cessful at some time, notwithstanding
there Is decided opposition t(
movement at present among the dele-
gates to the Indian Territory ccnven
tion. At last night's session It appear
id that a large majority of the dele
gates would oppose the amalgamation
when the question comes up for ac
tion, unless there is a decided changi
in sentiment before the question i
The Indian Territory grand lodge
I represents about 12,000 member
the order and tho Western Oklahoma
grand lodge represents about 17.000
I members. Each jurisdiction has about
j two hundred and sixty subordlnati
Three committees representing th
Oklahoma grand lodge (western Ju
rlsdictlon) are here to present argu-
ments of favor of amalgamation
The committee to represent the mat-
ter to the grand encampment consists
}. W. Bruce, of Guthrie; H. J
Vandflfrberg (of Weatherford; J. C.
fort, of Chandler; George Brown,
of Granite, and J. B. A. Robertson of
Chandler. The committee that wlfl
appear before the grand lodge meet-
ing consists of H. L. Htrough and T
Dustin of Oklahoma City. W. H.
Yilhour of Beaver; J. B. A Robert-
son, of Chandler, and D. I j. Marsh, of
Norman. The committee before fho
Rebekah assembly ^consists of Mrs.
M. E. Reger of Enid, Mrs. M ry V
St. Clair of Carmen, Mrs. Cora S.
Brown of Waukomis, Mrs. Ida C Beck
of El Reno, and Mrs. W. H. Wllhour
The question of amalgamation w
submitted to the sovereign grand
lodge which met in Denver last Sep-
It was not until today that the real
business of the eastern division was
The following officers of the Indian
Territory jurisdiction have been elect-
ed: Grand patriarch, Henry Speake
of Durant; grand senior warden, Ben-
jamin Brown of Lehigh; grand Junior
warden, W. II. Ripley of Saoulpfl
grand high priest, R. J. Evans tof
Haileyville; grand scribe, J. T. J7os-
mer of'Muskogee; grand treasurer, A
W. Foss of Pauls Valley. W. M. Huff
oi Ch'ekasha was appoints! grand
he grand encampment elected J. A.
Ou'p of Sapulpa as grand represent-
:? for the next two years.
Ask Y our Dressmaker Al
Missouri Pacific Passenger Train at Union Depot Site,
South Coffeyville, Oklahoma.
HE best dressmakers want
their clients to have a correct
figure so that they can fit ac.
curately and drape stylishly^
know that a Henderson Corset
will give the correct figure and will
hold its shape during the life of the
dress. That's why you will fiud the
Henderson Corsets endorsed by all the
The new models are shaped to give
the desired, snug hip and long, sweep-
ing lines to the figure.
There is a Henderson model design-
ed for each and every figure. They
are built to give ease, comfort and
service as well as style.
Visit our well equipped corset de-
partment and examiue our large as-
sortment of models. We carry them
COMENDABLE BOX SOCIAL
Neighbors Give Benefit for Fire
The friends and nelg
Johnson and family, V • ki '
who lost all of his household etU«.
by fire on last Sunday morning and
upon which there was no insurance,
a box supper and entertainment
the Pleasant Hill school house, two
and a half miles south of Guthrie^ for
the purpose of showing their sympa-
thy In a substantial way, as th* pro-
ceeds of said soeial and entertainment
were given to help replace the things
lost by fire. The boxes were auction-
ed off by George W. (itaffnciy and
financially the supper was great
success, the proceeds amounting to
$43. Socially -the neighbors and
friends report a good time and an ex-
cellent program. The program con-
sisted of orchestral selections, quar-
tettes, duets, organ solos, readings,
«etc. The committee in .char
pressed their appreciation of the sup-
port and help given by friei-d
state the fo|
sued to cor;
ms the "lnl1 ^,l1 'lal9 *lw>s E
IEX-G0VEKN0R _ .
| ELECTION LAW A DISGRACE
| Tom Ferguson and Tom Latta
I Alike Take a Fall Out of the
| Taylor "Ribbon Ballot"—No
i Democrats Dare Defend It.
Qua|iav> ... t>
Dent, J. B. S
Dainond and G
elation, of Prn
retcors, J. H.
menthal, J. O
iritt, R. A. Jei
teeS, S. J. Gill
J. M. Priee.
arene, of Pon
tin, W. T. Ml
Ed 8. Walt-
as agent for
Railroads Will Now
CONTINUED FROM PAGH <
Into the Osage pastures would then be
completed and the line could b€
tablished, giving the farmeri
Both ex-Governor from Ferguson,
I pditof of the Wat.ona'a Republican,
and Tom Latta, editor of the Tulsa
Dally World, the only two newspaper
men In the state who take pride In
their red hair, are alike in their de-
nunciation of the Taylor "ribbon bal-
lot" election law and in their desire
to see the intelligent voters of the
state, whatever their political affilia-
. tions, swat it at the polls. Governor
I Ferguson says ,the law should be
passed up to the people by all means
before It gets on the statute books
and he has sufficient confidence li-
the intelligence of the people of Ok-
lahoma to guarantee! the laws Ue-
"The new election law makes llle-
| gal practices not only possible, but
It invites them for partisan purposes
by failing to prvoide a penalty there-
I for," says Tom Latta. "The law is
objectionable because in whole and In
detail it is the most unfair, despotic
election law ever placed vm the statute
books of any state."
"Despite all that is being said on
the subject by the state administra-
tion," continues Latta, "the ract re-
mains that there was no crying need
for an election law in Oklahoma, and
this thing was framed up and put
I through for the s- 1 purpose Oi giv-
I j,,g ti,,. admlnUt ition forces an un-
fair advantage, to enable them to
I stave off the day of reckoning which
I the returns last fall, under an eleo-
I tion law of their own d> vising, plainly
warned them was approaching.
Mr. Latta declares thrre is not a
Democrat In the state who will dare
take Xhe stump with a Republhan
and debate this Iniquitous law before
the people , section by section.
auer 111<11 time to cloan up their coun-
try under the provisions of the bill whlrh
passed the last legislature, permitting
counties iibove the line to petition their
county commissioner for dipping vars in
the various townships.
Attorneys Jackson and Cottingham
stated that their roads were not di-
rectly interested in tho proposition, but
were In the MRht on behalf of their
patrons, the cattle men. Attorneys for
nil three of the roads expressed the
belief thAt the county Judge of osage
county would issue the temporary in-
junction sought by County Attorney
Huberts and that the movement o «<•
tie Into the Osage country would be
stopped. They stated that If the In-
junction Is granted, owing to the fact
that there Is no district Judge In Osage
county, the case could not be heard e
appeal' in time to offer any relief ' (
this season and that no mure cr ,tf]
could be brought Into tho Osage c<y ,intry
during this season. This will me
financial ruin of a large nlimt
tie men In the Osage country nnd out
juekson. "J believe
•attle to to
Ing at th
' "''toped fro I
,"n"'v n „„e
e 1° a holla
"> ke it
;e,| provls f
vean th« i
its a I
U-",, inr , c°untr I
possible fi,„ u''nR
™«le ,ntoCO,th nUance I
dipping i °sa
r. Staled that 01 ,h« Midi.I
'"e temporar yi^*" "*
that ho L1" C"°n *
|,7;"" " Th„rM;,v h™
lhf" r°ed would be ri...' . stwT
hiWskey for Colds
To one-half pint of good whiskey,
add one ounce syrup sarsaparllla and
one ounce Torls compound, which can
be procured of any druggist. Take In
teaspoonful doses before each meal
and before retiring-. Immediate re-
sults Hi way I follows this treatment, 'accomplishing th'
of them alrcfajclty h:v
idy to moye, Thp
The railroad attorneys preset
pressed the belief that the temj
(unction will be Issued In ti:
-ourt at Pawhuska. stron
belief that Attorney C"ftinghhi
jaitti Fe, st. ted ftft he has wired all
shipping points t<r fereive no more cat-
tie for shipment to /the osage pastures
rxcept at shippers' risk. whlrh will
mean that no cattfl* will be shipped at
ill. "All who are Wnilllar with the cat-
He shipping busli*r$ ," said Cottingham,
"realize that the railroads make no
money out of ttoctie spring shipments.
There is n^t enough in It financially for
the Santa Fe t<> flifike a difference to
us personally, but only that we desire
pass laws restrictin me powers
board or changing the rulings i
board ;is tn the movement of cati|
t quarantined districts and aske
board to promulgate a ruling af|
that would make if clear thatj
could continue to be shipped ln^J
Osage country on one dipping. "!
do this," said r tkson of the Katy,
will no injunction in Osage rountif
Ing Hie movement of ca
er point, but
to bo abl
tie men. In this instance If we can do
bo legally. T ano not asking tho board
to do anytl Ing except to promulgate a
regulation one w ny or the other in such
clear language !|iat there can be no
question ns to wfhat wo should do. If
you say that no more cattle shall be
shipped Into the Osage country, we will
willingly make mo more shipments, and
If we do continue shipping them In we
want authority from the l oard that can*
not be questioned. By temporarily plac
Ing Osage counfiy below the quarantine
ln« , in my opinion, you, as a board,
would keep fslifti with the cattle men.
result of permitting
* + I + T !• t H H H II
* OVERCOMES LOSS Oi
+ NERVOUS FORCE 1> I
* MEN AND WOMEN
Iffcr with I
tfrty nn.i a n n ml Inability to be
ot to i\ i naturally nnd rationally
f.tones, may try this treatment yj
certainty of I'stonlshlng results.
The ingredients can be obtalne*,
amtely at all well stocked drug
M any leading drug store get |
nut . . /nip • rsar >'' . mopo-i
n. pint bottle. Get on- "unci
of the following In separate paqr
Compound fiuid balmwort. comi
sdrioe eardiol, and tincture
, oniq 1 i.d 'ii' ' ' .n>iin Ai i j
wott t< sarsaparllln; let stand twoT
tl>ep ;i'l,i ' ' tv si' • well an |
n teaspoon ful attrr each meal and r
r mat mf.
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Greer, Frank H. The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 303, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 15, 1909, newspaper, April 15, 1909; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc127132/m1/3/: accessed December 11, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.