Edmond Twice - A - Week Enterprise (Edmond, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 66, Ed. 1 Friday, December 27, 1907 Page: 4 of 10
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Canon City Lump $9*00
McAlester Lump $8.00
Colorado Nut $8.00
Missouri Lump $6.75
Kansas Nut . $5.50
The slack is all taken out
of this coal before it leaves
Ph >ne 25.
SPENT FREELY IN PROSPERITY.
Speculator Scorned to Make Provision
for Lean Years.
The late Townsend Percy, specu-
lator and promoter, who made and lost
more than one fortune in the course
of his life, used to be fond of repeating
some of his mother's witticisms at his
expense, generally brought about by
bis extravagances during his periods
of prosperity. Once Percy had driven
four-in-hand for a year, when an un-
fortunate "deal" made it necessary for
him to reduce expenditures and sell
his horses, on which occasion she said
"Townsend, don't you think that it
would be better to drive one horse
four years, Instead of four horses one
Another time, when on the verge of
financial crash, Percy still owned a
considerable stable, and gave no out-
ward sign of pecuniary embarrass-
ment. His mother met an old friend
of the family about this period, who
congratulated her on her son's suc-
cess in life. "I am glad that Townsend
is doing so well," said the friend.
"Yes, indeed," remarked the old
lady. "Townsend has six horses and
seven carriages and eight dollars."—
oa ana u fiow we would wish
him to treat us if we had 1)1* defects.
We must put ourselves in the place of
buyer when we sell, and seller when '■
we buy, If we want to deal fairly.— i
Francis de Sales.
Lucid, But Wrong.
When the steam engine was Invent-
ed a learned Englishman wrote a book
in which he set forth his theory that
it would be Impossible to propel a ves-
sel across the ocean by steam power, j
The writing was lucid, the reasoning
was correct, but the premises were
wrong, and the first volume of this ex-
ellent work that came to America :
,viis brought over in a steamboat, |
hereby demonstrating that one fact
may carry away a volume of theory.
All persons knowing themselves to
bi indebted to Barrett & Bryant are
requested to call and settle their ac
count by January 1st. 125tf
TREASURES IN LONDON BANKS.
j 8ultan of Morocco Has $5,000,000
Worth of Jewels There.
Special Dress Goods Flyer.
For the next TEN DAYS we are going
to cut the price on all heavy Fan-
cy Broad Cloths, Cravenets
Serges, etc., to the lowest
minimum price. We don't
want to carry a
Yard of these Goods
over, so we will give you
the profit end of it on the balance on hand.
Abdul-Aziz, sultan of Morocco, is
taking no chances of losing his per-
sonal jewelry in the course of one of
the frequently recurring disturbances
in his country. Locked up in the
j vaults of a bank near Charing Cross,
London, the jewels, valued at $5,000,-
' 000, are guarded night and day. They
occupy a space less than the size
of a bushel basket and lie about thirty
; feet below the level of the Strand.
Not far away, in the same vault,
i are several million pounds' worth of
unclaimed jewelry, some of which was
deposited there during the French
revolution. French people, fearful of
j being robbed in the reign of terror,
' secretly conveyed their possessions to
London and a vast quantity ha* been
left uncalled for. The bank authoriUes
have failed in every effort to ocate
the original owners' heirs.
An offer of $1,250,800 as a loan oa
the sultan's jewelry has been made,
but the sultan is anxious to raise
much more than that.
REV A E. WARDNER, JR., PASTOR
Sunday School 10 a m.
Morning Service II" "
Junior C. E, 2 p. m.
Senior C. E. 6:30 " "
Evening Service 7:30 " "
REV. H. H. WALLACE, PASTOR
Sunday School 10 a. m.
Preaching II " "
Junior B. Y. P. U. 4 p. m
B- Y. P, U. 6:30 " "
Preaching 7:30 " "
you know what that
means to you. Don't
you want to escape the
snow, the cold, the
slush—all the discom-
Why not plan now
where to pass that sea-
son so trying to many
to California, Arizona, New
Mexico, Mexico. Texas ]
Favorable Rate Long Limit and Stop-
C. O. G1RARD, Agent,
NEW MEAT MARKET.
PERRY & SPRAGUE, Props,
Fresh and Salt Meats at All Times
Fish and Oysters in Season.
2 Piece wool cravenet. 56 inch wide, a bargain at $1.50 <t. ■ «/i
Special Sale - - —
2 Pes all wool Fancy P aid 56 Inch in Broad Cloth $175 ■ ^-
Value. Special Sale - 1«£0
2 Pes. all wool plain 52 in. Broad Cloth, dard red and dark
brown $ 1.25 Value. Special Sale "OC
2 Pes all wool plain 42 In. Broad Cloth. Red and Blue $1 00 7 r
Value. Rpecial Sale... - I Ov
2 Pes, all wool Fancy Serge suiting 52 In In Blue and Brown < «q
over plaid $1.50 value. Special Sale 1.1V
I Pc. all wool Fancy Brown suiting 52 inches wide $125 00/"
Value. Special Sale "UC
I Pc all wool Brown Plaid 42 In. Fancy suiting $1.00 value
Special Sale .. .. - I OC
These goods are this season's latest
creations and at these prices will go fast
If you need any one of these numbers
don't delay as they will not last long at
Yours for a □ deal,
The CYCLONE STORE
Coals at Newcastle.
ELDER R. E. ROSENSTEIN, PASTOR
Sunday School 10 a m.
Preaching 11" "
Junior Endeavor 2:30 p. m
Senior Endeavor 6:30 " "
Preaching 7:30 " "
Bible school contest with Norman
continues. Come and help.
R. F. W. Brigham,
— Modern Methods. Reliable Work.—
Front rooms over postoffice.
If flsh is the greatest brain food, ,
as scientists have said, then Boston
is in a fair way to outstrip the rest of
the country In brain development with-
out half trying. In a recent two days 1
1 ti ere were brought to T wharf j
—the greatest fish mart of the coun-
try—more than two million pounds of
fish, including large and small cod,
haddock, hake, pollock, halibut and ;
various other species of the deep.
This enormous catch has been brought
by 100 schooners, round numbers, 65
of which arrived on one day and the
remainder the day following.
Granting that the fleet of 100 schoon-
ers average 20 men to the vessel
(which probably iB a high estimate),
and the average sum coming to each
fisherman, outside of the captain, is
about $20, representing from five days
to between two and three weeks at
sea. Of course, the sums vary, accord-
ing to the vessel, the catoh and the
time spent at sea. Some schooner*
brought In as high as 75,000 pounds
and some little more than 5,000; some
had five men in the crew and some 25;
some caught plenty of large cod and
some very few.—Boston Transcript
R. L. GRANT, PASTOR
Sunday School 10 a m
Preaeh'ng II" "
Junior League 2 p m
Epworth League 6:30 " "
Preaching 7:3 5 " "
26 West Sccond Street.
Our Bread is on sale at all Grocers
and Butchers. Every loaf stamoed
with a T.
|"We sell Fleischman's Yeast,tW
W. H. TUTTLE, Pres
J N. BSANDT, V Pres
The Farmers State Bank
At the close of business December
A Word to the Wise.
A corporation conducting a series
of quick lunch places accords con-
spicuous position to a placard reading
"A Suggestion—Perhaps a large
number of our patrons who daily fav-
or us with their money, instead of
taking luncheon at 12 o'clock could
just as conveniently come at 12:45
p. m., and thus find more comfortable
seats; or they might arrange to fix
1:30 as lunch time, and thereby be
afTorded still more elbow space."
Managers at several of the branches
situated In business sections are au-
thority for the statement that since
the advent of the signs the high noon
attendance has been larger than be-
fore.—N. Y. Press.
We have a scholarship in Hill's
Business College, Oklahoma City, f
for sale. Call at this office
Three Years For 25 Cents-
Farm Progress, the big farm and
agricultural monthly of St. Lou's
Mo. announces that the subscription
price will be advanced to 25 cents per
year beginning January 1, 1908. Un-
til that date subscriptions will be ac-
cepted at the old rate of three years
for 25 cents. Farm Progress is one
of the best farm papers in the cointry,
and well worth the advance asked.
Send in 25 cents at once to pay for a
three-year subscription. If you are
already paid up in advance send in 25
: cents and have your time extended
three years longer. A beautiful fru t
picture, size 22x29 inches, will be
1 sent for 5 cents additional to cover
! cost of tube and postage. Address all
orders to Farm Progress, St. Louis
Fresh and Salt Meats.
Now in Reynolds Bldg.
M. RUHL M. D.
alls answered promptly
day or night.
'ffice Over the Post
DUAi, -c ( Residence 67.
Dental work a
D rug Offic City Store.
| of night
Loans and Discounts . $18,958.79
Banking House and fixtures $4,691.74 ! Deposits
Cash and Sight Exchange.. S25.32I 17
Capital Stock. .. $15,000.00
Undivided Profit, net . $420.85
Directors : W. H. Tuttle. Wm. Court-
ney, E. L. Shelden, Wm. Efferding,
F. S. Peck, E. W. Childers.
Charles Nordstrom, J. N
Brandt, G. H. Fink.
The above is our second statement and
Gottlob H. Fink.
75 Per Cent Reserve
Charity's Biggest Achievement.
The highest achievement of char-
ity is to love our enemies; but to
bear cheerfully with our neighbor's
failings is scarcely an Inferior grace.
It is easy enough to love those who
are agreeable and obliging; but to
love one who is cross, perverse, tire-
some, is as unpleasant a process as
chewing pills. Nevertheless, this, the
best way of practising it, is to put our-
selves in the place of him who tries
"I have a great Idea," said the ama-
"What is it?" asked the willing
"We will say no more about pro-
"On the contrary, we will encourage
their destruction in every possible
"In time we shall see our hillsides,
our parks and our avenues turned to
"Then we will organize a parasol
1 W HOWARD, M. 0„
Res. Phone I
C. R. DAY, M. O
Res. Phont 59
DRS. HOWARD & DAY
Physicians and Surgeons.
Office Phone 3.
R oms 4. 5 and 6, National Bank
WARD & MERIDITH,
First st., at rear cf First Nationa
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