The Lawton Constitution (Lawton, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 25, 1914 Page: 4 of 8
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OKLAHOMA AND PROSPERITY.
Just now, Oklahoma is bordering
on the throngs of prosperity. Jus*
how great the climax will be remains
to be seen, but the start has been
made and the momentum Is rapidly
increasing with the velocity of the
great harvest that is being garnered.
For some time great hopes have been
expressed for the conditions that now
are, and it -ems that nothing can
impede ti.« great work that nature
has done tj the deserving fanners, to-
gether wi.h their faithful and con-
Looking on all sides one can see the
mighty fields of golden grain, and in
some of them, the busy men thresh-
ing while others are hauling to mark-
et. It is scene that is more than pleas-
ing to the eye, for it reaches the in-
ward man and causes him to rejoice,
for the good times thut are to come,
just In a few days.
Wheat that is averaging about
twenty-five bushels to the acre, and
testing out from fifty-eight to sixty-
two pounds per bushel is only one of
the great things that Oklahomans can
boast of. and be proud of, this year, j
Threshing commenced in the south-1
em part of the state and is rapidly j
going northward, and err long this > For r®unij w>lgi«-r—
.... , . .. ... ; J A ADAMS.
state will have been given its credit, ... . . ....
J'lotic* of Peace, ( ity of Lawton DUtrlct—
for some millions of bushels of grain j 8- AHM8TKONO.
for the consumers of the world. ' «n t blis Lawton r p —
The com, "prospect," is fast getting
beyond that stage, and in a few days,
at least, will see the matured corn
hanging from the tall stalks ready for
the huskers. Corn that is in silk and
tassel is almost beyond the danger
zone of the hot winds, and there aro
thousands of acres of that kind in
The cotton prosepct is most flatter-
ing and shows that the planters have
put in many days of hard work, for
the fields are clear of weeds, and the
cotton growing as it seems, several
Inches every day.
No one can say ill of the Oklahoma
people this year if they put on a lit-
tle extra, for when the bins are full, it
isa time for rejoicing and of giving
• Anuounreini'iitK fur ■ounijr offlnt •
will be 1111t*lIh 11•"I In tlilh column at '•
• the uniform pi ire of dollar*. •
. (a price of .SYOO Ih Used fcr candl- (•
•j dates lu county snb divisions) pay- C«
. able in AD1 a v E. >
The Constitution Is authorized to an-
nounce these men as candidates for coun-
ty offlcc, subject to nomination In the
Democratic primary lu August;
For Supreme Court Juntlce—
,). F KHAKI*.
For State Senator—
OLLI1C AH H It IS,
M. J. I> v V 1*.
of stephens t'o.
LB\V IH IH'N 1 Kit
For Keprei rnt tlve, Comanche and Cotton
A. P. HUKOYBlt.
WM. T. POWKLL.
(}. Me. MKADVILLE.
11. P. W12TTENOKL.
J. W. KIDD.
For Judge «f 15th IMatrlct—
J. T. JOHNSON.
S I. McKLHOKS.
of Comanche County.
For fonimlMtiloncr, Kant Dlbtrlrt—
W O. WKAVKH.
JOHN K. WILLIAMS.
i A COLLIRB.
(J. F. JAPP.
( omniiHNloner, Lawton IMMrlrt—
OK. W. It. MKAD.
A W. KLUOO.
J. J. (JALVON.
JAKti TALMA HOB.
J F. TKOFOIUL
FonunlNMtoner Wentern Dlatrlet—
J. J. OA\ IS.
For County Judgr—
11. N. NS 11A LIN.
II. J. KAY.
A L SAOOLF.lt.
11 11. TKosrBlL
Fit AN K HALL.
JOHN 11. ICOWAKOS.
J. It CLAKK.
For County Attorney—
T. It. OK 11.
W. C. HENDERSON.
MKS. JKNXKTT S. CRUMBY.
J. A. DICKSON
For County Clerk—
SANDY YV. GREGORY.
For County A*t.e nor—
K. L. GORDON.
It. 11. FOX.
It. B. THOMAS.
For County Treasurer—
JOB L. PORTER.
For Court Clerk—
It. It. COMPTON.
CLIFTON W. SIMPSON.
H. N. POPE.
I). MONCRIEF, JR.
For Coniitable, District No.
FRANK F. BROWN,
CANDIDATE FOR REPRESENTA-
Lewis Hunter is a candidate for the
nomination of representative from
Comanche and Cotton counties. He
was a candidate before the primary
for the same position two years ago
and was only defeated by a narrow
margin—he having received nearly one
thousand votes. After it was conceded
that J. Roy Williams and Milt Haynes
had received the nomination, Mr.
Hunter extended them his con ,-atu-
lations and pledged them his loyal
support. He i« a prominent young at-
torney having been engaged in the
thanks. August the 6th need not only j Practiee sinee the- °PcninB of this
be a day of celebration for the "new J' ountry- There has never been "
is a time for rejoicing and of giving campaign the" that h« h*s fail"
for the many blessings that have now ed to render enthusiastic services for
been received. the democratic party.
Mr. Hunter is capable to creditably
The Cameron Agricultural College
has the faculty to make next year
one of the best in the history of the
college, and we predict great pro-
gress the coming year.
perform the duties of a legislator and
the Constitution asks a careful con-
sideration of his candidacy.
Boys play the game fair.
Publisher's Report of the Condition of
Of Geronimo, Oklahoma, June 10, 1914.
Loans and Discounts
Overdrafts, secured and unsecured
Stocks, Bonds, Warrants, etc
Furniture and Fixtures
Other Real Estate Owned
Due from Banks
Checks and Other ("ash Items
Securities State Banking Board
Bills of Exf ,iange
Cash in Bank
Capital Stock Paid In
Surplus Fund .
Individual Deposits Subject to Check.
Time Certificates of Deposit
Cashier's Checks Outstanding
Notes and Bills Rediscounted
State of Oklahoma* County of Comanche, ss:
I, Ray Robertson, Cashier of the above named Bank, do solemnly swear
that the above statement is true to th,: best of mv knowledge and belief, to
help me God. RAY ROBERTSON, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before m > this 22nd dav of June, 1914.
(SEAL.) P. C. MONROE, Notary Public.
My commission expires May 25, 1916.
CORRECT—ATTEST N. A. ROBERTSON,
GUY r ROBERTSON.
R. L. ROBERTSON, Directors.
SILOS <p;D SAVING.
Any farmer with any size farm car.
save more money by building some
kind of a silo than he could possibly
do by investing the money and time in
any other way. Silcs enable the farm-
er to save the feed stuff in a drouth
and makes him the best and cheapest
feed for his stock that he can get.
The following Is from an expert on
The live stock farmer, without the
si/i, gives one-half of his products to
the elements, when a silo would save
fully 90 per cent.
Experiments In a well-known dairy
district show a profit of $10 per head
in favor of the silage-fed herds as
compared with those given other
Experiments based on net profits in
steer feeding show that a ton of dry
matter in the form of silage has 50
per cent greater value than a ton of
dry mi.tter in the form of dry fodder.
and nationally—are the merest guess-
work. The people are pondering more
seriously the choosing of officers and
the selection of political affiliation j
than they have in a long while. Can-1
didates need not be surprised that the
people do not enthuse over their j
speeches nor grow excited about their <
candidacy. The people are reading the
newspapers and thinking. The candi-
date with an honest and efficient
record need not worry. The party that
makes pledges to the people and
keeps them, is on the safe side. The
day of the grafter and demagogue has
passed in this country, for which all
good people should rejoice, regard-,
less of party affiliation.
Those republicans who are out on '
the housetops, putting out signals
for "our best citizens" to go and help
them "redeem" this state from demo-
cracy need not expect their revival to
be any too well attended. Democrats
are not built that way. They clean
house in the good old way, and they
stand for the democratic doctrine
four square. Those would-be non-
partisan revivalists who have in the
hitherto been holding republican gos-
pel meetings need expect few re-
cruits from democratic ranku
song they will hear from democratic j
throats will be that good old hymn :
"It was good for Paul and Silas, and
it's good enough for me."
In a class by itself, the only genuinely success-
ful wagon for the Oklahoma farmer. Best of
iron, Bois d'Arc fellows, poplar;boxes, in fact
just right every way. We also have ihe Stude-
Daker, Schuttler, Abingdon and Mandt.
If it is a lighter vehicle youjKwant come in
and look over our Carriage and Buggy stock.
We still have plenty ot A1 Standard Mc=
Cormick Twine at 10 cents per pound.
Laidlaw best grade 8 U2 foot Bale Ties at
85 cents per bundle. A full car load just re=
ceived direct from the factory.
Block-Miller Hdw. Co.
319 D Avenue
The vote FOR YOUR INTERESTS
GUS POOL IS THE MAN.
The following is being sent out by
the democrats of Seminole county:
To the Democratic Voters of Oklaho-
„ ( ^
Ex.Gov. C. N. Haskell possibly | Seminole county has a candidate
ought to support Attorney-General for the democratic nomination for
West for the latter permitting him- clerk of the supreme court in Gus I
self to be bluffed in his start to probe Pool, whom we solicit all democratic
the Colmubia bank failure in Oklaho- vot<"'s in the state to support.
Lecause we can guarantee him tobe|
Causes Further Talk.
Because so many people are telling
their experience with Hunt's Light-
ning Oil for head aches, rheumatisi
neuralgia, etc., that others are led to
give it a trial and are convinced im-
mediately of its merits as a pain kil-; D. 1914.
Comanche Count}', Oklahoma, said
property having been levied upon as
the property of John Fairchiids and
taken on execution in favor of Christ-
mas & McKee.
Dated this the 20th day of June, A.
ler. Are you yet to be convinced ? Ask
W. E. NIX, Sheriff.
OIL PROPERTY SOLD
TODAY FOR $2,500
By J R. HEFLEY, Under Sheriff
jFrom Tuesday's Daily.
The O'Hara, Hivick & Hall oil well,;
IN THE COUNTY COURT.
Notice is hereby given, that Albert
ma City. That was one of the most 8nJ WQrthy jn , ^
high-handed and unscrupulous pilfer- respcct to occupy this office. Second, machinery> ^ am, a„ ty F. Korthaus, administrator"Yf""~the
ings of the funds of the people that because of his experience as county belonging the firm w,g g0,d . the estate of Freatian Korthaus, deceased
has ever occurred in any bank failure clerk of this county for two terms, receiver thls afternoon for t,„ 8um of h"1 ™d«red presented for final
in Oklahoma and it ought to have which he made a pcrfec moo an(] ^ „ indebted- final account and pe rtion' for fin^
been thoroughly investigated and the j ^ b°th ffr°m 8 C,enC" st ndP°'nt ness. settlement and dUtriSn of safi
^uiltv made to suffer The brainy ex-:anVby.TStenn^eVe7Pha^th? Mr. Hall of the firm bought the fn^; th-t the 15th day of July,
guilty made suffer, he a y e ounty s buslncss lo a degree that not property It |s resumed lhat tho 1914, at 9 o'clock A. M„ at the Coun-
governor can never get out of the oniy made his services doubly valu- . f ,, m , , , ty Court rom has been appointed bv
shadow cast by the Columbia bank able, but secured for him the recogni- and „n ^ ^ ^/he settlement of said
, „ tion of beine elected nresident of the 'af.aclty, and 0 hels dnlIed on the ex- account, and for hearing the petition,
failure. tlon 01 being elected president ot t<ie celient lcases that w,lh the sa|e Any uerson interested mav appear
j county clerks association of the, and file written exceptions to the ac-
state. Third, because of his extreme j
| loyalty to the democratic party and of j
It might not be amiss tp fill your
silo early with feed stuff. If you j his fidelity
haven't a silo, build one if possible. It | the record of
does not require long nor are they, and the same was true of his work as 7*
■ ! chief clerk of the lower house of the g p e ent
expensive. Lawton has a man
by using HERBINE. The first dose
a few doses puts
I fourth legislature of which he has the ! s>®tem 'n vigorous condi-j
owns a patent silo machine that will j endorsement of pracUcaIiy every ! 50c" So,d Dr^ (Published Jn Weekly Constitution
make the blocks so as you can con- j member. in vlew of these facts,:'
struct the silo. He will lease you the ' We ask the democrats of Oklahoma to
siol builder who will put you
corrugated iron or wooden silo at
reasonable figures and easy terms.
There is no better investment than a
The departure of Rev. A. R. Splcer
from Lawton will be generally re-
gretted, even by those who do not at
all times agree with the active and
capable hustler. We refer to him thus
in no other than complimentary way.
Rev. Spider is not only a consistent
and devout christian, but he is alive
to the welfare of the moral and ma-
terial interests of the city, and is one
of the most active and capable work-
ers in the state. That this fact is ap-
preciated, is the tender of one of the
most important positions within the
gift of his religioirs denomination.
In all the cry about harvest hands,
how about Mrs. Farmer and help for
A TEXAS WO.NDER. .. .. , -
, . ... .In gently on the affected parts
lhe lexab ftonuder cures kidney ral;„„„n '
*nd bladder troubles, dissolves gravel
uros diabetes, weak and lame backs.
"haumatis:n. and all iregularities o>"
lit kidneys and bladder in both mer
rid nornen. Regulates bladder troub
in children. If not sold by youi
iruggist, will he sent by mail on re
• ipt of $1.00. One small bottle is twt
no.iths' tr-atment, and seldom failt
i perfect a cure. Send for testimoni
!« from this and oth
V. Hsll, 2926 Olive
\o Slid bv druggist'
Teething bab'.es always have a hard
time of it when this process occurs lr
hot weather They not only have to
•ontend with painful gums but the
tomach is di^orri' -ed, bowels loo^<
md the body uncomfortable. Thi
■ < 'v 'p you cm give the little suf
?r ! McGEE'S BABY ELIXIR. I
directs sour stomach, cools an>
•ulets the hr.wels and helps digestion
'rice 2">c and "0c per bottle. Sold bv
Jentral Drug Store.
wheat m Treasurer
•lie L. Portsr,
-<h«ick. on the • ,««| northwe-t <iu ,rtof Comanche County, Okla-
of section 25 in township onP (n •" Ti,>' ,)ced to t;ie within and
north, range thirteen (i.i, west r ,, rorecoin« lots a; nbove described.
J. R. ROBERTS, Owner.
(Published in Weekly Constitution
June 25, and July 2, 1914)
No. 1989. , ,
State of Oklahoma, Comanche County,
. , 1 count and contest the same
A bilious, half-sick feeling, loss of j In witness whereof. I have hereunto
to his friends. Such was 1 e"ertry' and constipated bowels can be I set my hand and affixed the seal of /
f Mr. Pool as countv clerk irelleved wlth surprising promptness the said Court this 23rd day of June, I
... . ' bv usinc HERBINE. The first /)<*>*: 1J1^* J
II. N. WHALIN,
June 25, July 2, 9, 1914.)
NOTICE FOR TAX DEED.
Notice is hereby given thut the un-
use of the machine. Thc.re <s another' support him at the primary in Aug- i It C U'e do" 1 scratch.
! . u aoes n°t cure the trouble and' , mui ine un-
Imakes thi skin bleed. Apply B\I-1 T*d dtd purchase by assignment
LARD'S SNOW LINIMENT Rub it nf°r 6 u ^rU'r' Count.V Treasurer
"... . "'"ii'itm. kud it of Comanche County. Oklahoma Ta-
in gently on the affected parts. It Sale Certificates on fdts In the town of
relieyes itching instantly and a few l'"x°n, Comanche County, Oklahoma,
applications removes the cause thus as /ollows:
performing a permanent cure. Price1 ioJw taxfs f01"'!906 issued Nov. 18th,
Sn?ug1s°t0ofeer b0Ule' S0,d by Cen" g; 145Ae7k $1 LTZ
l,1UK bt0,e- ijf. jn block 40; lots 15, 16, 20 In
, block 47;
(Published in Weekly Constitution 1 ,JT°r ta*es for 1907 issued Nov. 16th,
Jujie 25, and July 2, 1911) Jo on ,ot 24 block 38; lots 8, 16,
NOT.CE OF SHERIFF'S SALE. l| ZUT8,'k AS
wnerein Christina s & McKop i \Z.\ a* V ' 1 '• 20, «s, 24, in
plaintiffs and John Fairchiids is dc n W i 2' 6> 7- 9- l0- 12. 13.
fendant. I will on Tuesday the 7th h„ m lotr' '• 2' 3- 5- fi. 1°. 12.
of July, A. D„ 1914 at the ho ,r nf k w 4' lots '• 2- 6, U, in block
ten o'clock A. M„ of said day, on the in Hock a-5' 8' °' '°' 12' 16' 18' 21
northwest quarter of section twentv 1 a n / u
five (2a) in township one (1) north of sltm i °,f .a,'?*e lota and blocks being
ratjpe thirteen (13) west I. M. l„ rf, ,ln the town of Faxon, Co-
manche County, Oklahoma! offer at I ZU t"",1''' ?kl"homa'
public sale and -eli to the highest bid <v T redemption is not made
der fo- cash in hand, the fXw uT T'1 ^ within 60 days from
described property to-wlt: The urwii e ° > rst ^u^^cntion of this notice
sate'sfs "• wi"
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