Edmond Enterprise and Oklahoma County News. (Edmond, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 98, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 15, 1904 Page: 3 of 8
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The EDMOND ENTERPRISE,
DECEMBER 15, 1904
Christmas Is Coming!
Are you prepared for that Big
Christmas Dinner, which is so
essential to every family once a
year, in order to brighten the
home more and more. Start
right by buying your groceries at
Sheldon & Smith's.
Has opened a
Shoemaking and Repair Shop,
On Second street, just west of
Sherwood Hotel. Give him a
trial. All work guaranteed.
For all kinds of dental work, see
Office front rooms over Poitoffice,
g F. STEWART,
Physician and Surgeon
J. N. BATES
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
all Kinds of
EGGS and HIDES.
Does all kinds of Draying and Hauling.
Baggage a Specialty.
0. K. Meat Market.
GARRETT & SHIDLER
Have opened their meat mar-
ke 1st door south of Waldorf's
Fresh and Cured Meats on Sale.
Read THE ENTERPRISE
Advertised Letter List.
Letters remaining uncalled for in
the postoffice for the week en-ling
Dec. 12, 1904:
J no Gibbons, Hon, Cochran, Mrs
These letters have no return addres-
ses on them and cannot be returned to
the writer. This list of letters will be
held two weeks after date of adver-
tisement and then if not delivered will
be sent to ' the dead letter office.
Please say advertised and pay I cent.
Elta H. Jayne, P. M
Two stallions, one Morgan and one
I 2-3-* J. N. Brandt.
I have funds on hand to pay all City
Warrants up to and including No.
73 B. Frank M. Davis,
Strayed from my premises in Okla-
homa City, 127 West Second street,
one small bay horse, foretop clipped,
shod all round, a single driver. Will
pay for return to either S. M. Thorn-
burg. Waterloo, or M. J. Muller, Ok-
One of the very pleasant events of
last week was the recital given by Miss
Sara A. Spencer of the department of
elocution at her studio In the Normal
building Saturday evening, In the pres-
ence of the students of her department
and a few invited friends, and the only
regret of those wtio were so fortunate
as to be present was that all of Ed-
mond could not have been present to
listen to Miss Spencer's recital. The
piece selected by Miss Spencer for
interpretation was Miss Frances Hodg-
son Burnett's four act comedy called
"Esmeralda," and for an hour and a
half Miss Spencer carried her audience
with her as she impersoneted the vari-
ous characters in the play and unfolded
the love story of Esmeralda and Dave
together with the complications that
went with it. Miss Spencer put her
whole soul into her interpretation and
impersonation of character with the
result that those intensely human
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characters of the play lived and moved
and laughed and wept with all the real-
Ism of life During the Intermission
betwean the acts F rof. Isaacs sang
and Miss Mattie White played a num-
ber of selections, which were much
enjoyed. At the close of the recital
there was an informal social hour,
during which Miss Spencor gave by
request "The Ship of Love'' by Ella
Wheeler Wilcox, "A Boy's Bear Sto-
ry" by James Whitcomb Riley, and
Eugene Field's "Little Boy Blue",
delighting her hearers as much by
these interpretations of sentiment as
she had delighted them by her inter-
terpretation of character. During the
social hour following the recital fruit
punch and wafers were served and when
Miss Spencer's guests departed they
departed thanking Miss Spencer for a
most delightful evening and congratu-
lating Edmond and the students of the
Normal on having such an artist to
edify and instruct them.
Cotton seems to be dropping out of
sight. The ginners who paid good
prices for what they have bought, and
the farmers who held for higher prices
all have lost money if they sell at pres-
ent prices. Those who can hold should
conttnue holding. Throwing cotton or
any other product on a falling market
mereiy helps depress the price. The
unusually bright weather during Octo-
ber and November all over the cotton
belt knocked out all crop estimates on
which prices are based. Fully nine-
tenth of the cotton that is usually dam-
aged by weather was saved without a
drop of rain on it. The Journal doesn't
profess to be able to foretell what the
future course of the market will be.
It's only advice to the producer who
has not already sold is to hold what he
can while the price is so low.—Okla-
homa Farm Journal.
Mrs. W E, Biggs, whose home was
seven miles southeast of this city, died
this morning. Mrs Biggs had been
111 since Thanksgiving day, but thought
nothing serious of the matter till she
was taken down. She was suffering
from "walking" typhoid fever and at
last hemorrhage cf the bowels caused
her death. The funeral services will
be held at the M, E. church In this
city tomorrbw (Friday) afternoon at 1
o'clock. Rev. Rankin will conduct
the services and the remains will be
laid to rest in Gracelawn cemetery.
Mrs. Biggs leaves a husband and three-
year-old child together with her par-
ents and other relatives to mourn her
loss. She was a daughter of S. A.
Mrs. Mike Lanz1.
Mary Kopfhammer was born 28
years ago in Kansas, died in St. An-
thony hospital at Oklahoma City, of
typhoid-pneumonia. last Thursday
December 8, at 8 o'clock, and was
buried last Friday in the Catholic
cemetery, services being conducted by
Mike Lancel and Mary Kopfhammer
were married in this city ten years ago
at tho Catholic church by Rev. Father
Vander Aa. and to this union four
children were born, who with the hus-
band and father are left to mourn her
The Cartmill young people came up
from Spencer Friday and visited Mc-
Kinneyites They returned Tuesday.
T. Davis' entertained J. S. Wallar
and wife Sunday.
S. Bunstine has been quite III the
past week but is reported better today
Everybody is pleased about the
The following advertising rate Is made conditional upon the matter being
an advertisement of what a farmer has to sell, or wishes to buy, and is made
a low rate because of its value to our readers as news matter.
Two insertions at one cent per word, cash in advance.
No advertisement taken for less than ten cents.
Copy must be received by Tuesday morning to Insure Its publication, that
For Sale—Good span mules. Call three
miles south and four west of Edmond.
12-2-2 Nick Billen.
Fresh cow and calf and 35 pigs for sale, 5
mile northwest of Edmond.
12-2-2 Joel m. Rice.
James Belt has one jersey-Red male hog
for sale. 12-3-2
Vernon Ferrell from the City visited
relatives here the first of the week.
Miss Shidler was the guest of Mrs.
J. H. Burke Saturday and Sunday.
R. Hatten and family were the
guests of C. Randolph and family Sun-
Mrs. McConnell and Parker visited
Mrs McAuliff Tuesday.
Those perfect in attendance at
school during the month ending Dec.
2 were: Robt McConnell, Katie and
Ethel Murphy and Ora Wallar.
E. Ferrell returned from the strip
E. Daniels and family were the
guests of C. Randolph's Sunday.
Arthur McKee and Vess McKee
sold 80 head of hogs last week.
Mrs. McAuliff and children Sun-
dayed with Mrs. E. Ferrell.
Messrs Bessie and Clara McKee
were shopping in the City Wednesday.
Ed Leonard and wife, J. Waller and
wife took Sunday dinner at Mr. Clay-
It is reported that Mr. Allen, from
Britton, will move on the Boylngton
place recently vacated by Mr Clark.
The Christmas song makers, prac-
ticed on Mrs. Wallar s new organ
Mrs. Randolph's father and sister
returned to ther home in Iowa last
R. Hatten used J. Rice's scalding
J. M. Heath is building an exten-
tion to his barn and making other im-
Pleasant Valley Items.
Miss Lucia Wilson visited from
Friday until Sunday with her sister,
Mrs Perdue, in Edmond.
Rena Harmon spent Sunday with
John Estell from Greenfield, Iowa,
is here visiting his uncles, Sieve and
A pie social was given Friday night
for the benefit of the Literary The
proceeds amounied to $11 80.
Mamie Estell, Lela Thompson, John
Bonner and Charlie Fellows, were ap-
pointed a committee to go to Oklaho-
'ma City to select some books for the
Literary, which they did Saturday.
Myrtle and John Estell and William
Bartllng spent Sunday at Jacob Ny-
swonger's. His daughter. Mrs. Ora
Estell, is on the sick list.
Several of the Valleyites attended
church at Arcadia Sunday night. Rev.
Chitwood, who is holding a meeting
there, preached an exce!lent sermon
Mrs. Johi Nave and two children
are visiting near Cushing.
Mrs. Harris and daughter of Arcadia
visited with her father, John Kennedy,
T. H. FLESHER, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON
Calls attended at all hours.
Office Phone 25, Residence 71.
Office: Rooms, 3 and 4 New Bank
LIVERY and FEED
R. H. WATERS Prop., Phone 13
HEARSE AND CARRIAGE
For Funerals Supplied.
Fresh and Salt Meats.
Now in Reynolds Bldg.
C. W. SPRAOUE. Phone 100.
Mamie Estell, Gertie Perdue, Geo.
Chitwood, Warren Burk, Charlie and
Ernst Montgomery spent Sunday at
William Estell's. Mrs. Brown, Mrs.
Jack and son Bur, S. E. Estell and
family, Mr. Burk and wife, and Kate
Pierce called in the evening.
Mrs. Brown and Kate Pierce ate
Sund.y dinner at Fred Bi'rk's.
John Harmon received word Mon-
day of his sister-in-law. Mrs. Frank
Harmon's, desth. John and wife
started oil the Tuesday morning train
to attend the funeral.
A show, "Ten Nights in a Bar-
rom, was presented at the Pleasant
Valley school house Thursday night,
by Prof. Felix and Company. It was
It should be borne in mind that
every cold weakens the lungs, low-
ers the vitality and prepares the
system for the more serious dis-
eases, among which are the two
greatest destroyers of human life,
pneumonia and consumption.
has won its great popularity by its
prompt cures of this most common
ailment. It aids expectoration, re-
lieves_ the lungs and opens the
secretions, effecting a speedy and
permanent cure. It counteracts
any tendency toward pneumonia.
Price 25c, Large Size 50c.
FOR SALE BY
DR. J. W. HOWARD.
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