Carney Enterprise. (Carney, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 31, Ed. 1 Friday, February 28, 1908 Page: 3 of 8
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Published every Friday.
By H. S. Herbert.
Subscribers receiving this paper
with a blue X mark over this par-
agraph will know that their subscrip-
tion has expired, and a renewal is
LOCAL NEWS NOTES.
This office is well prepared to print
sale bills quick and at reasonable
prices. When in need of such call
and see sample and get prices.
For Cheap money on farm loans,
see Thomas & Dewey.
W. A. Shattuck was a Guthrie
J. D. Roberts went to Guthrie
Monday on business.
Miss Laura Osbom is visiting
near Meh^n and the old home neigh-
borhood in Payne county.
Rev. J. W. Kelley left Tuesday
for Manford to assist in a protracted
meeting being held at that place.
Eld. J. W. Jewett will preach at
the Christian church next Sunday.
You are cordially invited to attend.
Lee Osbom and family of Perkins
visited over Sunday with his parents
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Osbom.
The kids have taken up top spin-
ning and kite flying and are getting
plenty of enjoyment at these pas-
A heavy rain in this section Mon-
day and up to Tuesday morning
when it cleared off and the sun came
out bringing warmth and cheer.
|."or headache Or. Miles' Anti-Pain Fills
Oklahoma has 5,500 miles of
railroads, 700 banks and 80 daily
newspapers ; Oklahoma City has 40
miles of asphalt pavement. Pretty
good for the newest state in the Union
Emerson Arnold, through Hugh
Dean's realestate agency, purchased
last week a fine home in Cushing.
He has three acres of land all set
in fruit and berries.
The first street sale in Carney
was held last Saturday afternoon.
But few articles were offered as it
being the first sale the people had
not caught on, but should they be
continued no doubt they could be
made a success. We hope all will
hereafter take an interest in these
sales should they be continued, as
they give anyone having articles
they do not want a chance to dispose
Our realestate men are bringing
home seekers to this part of the
country every week. They have lo-
cated several families and have
prospects of locating others. Every-
thing considered—the price of
farm lands, the productiveness of
the soil, health and good society, i
this part of Lincoln county has no ,
superior in the state. It is the com-1
The pie supper given by the Wood-
man lodge of this place last Satur-
day night was a success. The hall
was full of young people who always
make a success of such occasions.
The ladies of Carney never fail to
take a leading part when they are
called upon for edibles for the ben-
efit of churches' or lodge. The re-
ceipts were $25.90.
True, there are no merchant prin-
ces here, as are often found in the
larger cities, but at the same time
the town is remarkably free from the
class that is watched with tender
solicitude by the wholesale houses,
and whose devious ways cause much
forboding to their numerous credit-
We are pleased to note that the
farms in this county are developing
into a higher stage of cultivation.
The young farmers have certainly
improved upon the old fogy methods
of their fathers, and the more mod-
ern way of farming is causing Moth-
er Earth to produde her largest and
Some of our farmers are going to
diversify their crops this year and
not depend alone on cotton. This
soil raises all kind*. of crops and
diversified tarming will keep a whole
lot of money at home. Meat, feed,
potatoes and many other things that
farmers pay out money for can be
easily produced at home.
A genuine prosperity item comes
from Sequoyah county. One day
last week the farmers disposed of
1,600 bales of cotton, the approx-
imate price being 5100,000. The
cotton had been stored in the Farm-
er's Union warehouse at Sallisaw.
A negro got very gay at Boswell
the other day and made a white man
dance for him at the point of a gun.
He started to make another man
dance but he was mistaken in the
man. The undertaker took charge
of the negro's body.
Harry Cromer and J. L. Dobson
returned last week from their visit
to New Mexico. They were delight-
ed with the country. Harry says
the country looked good to him and
he expects to returned there in the
The state of Oklahoma is after
the Frisco and Rock Island railroad,
claiming an illegal merger. Gov-
ernor Haskell has ordered the at
torney general to institute proceed-
ings against these roads.
Several deaths have occured in
and around Wellston from measles.
Instructions have been issued
by the school board of Wellston to
keep children off the streets.
Dr. W.W. Taggart, the eye spec-
ialist, will be in Carney next Mon-
day and remain until Tuesday noon.
Some of our neighboring towns
have an epidemic of measles, but
we hear of no cases in this vicinity .
L. E. Robertson and wife went to
j Meridian and Guthrie Sunday.
Nothing adds more to the value
and appearance of a home than a
pretty yard, nice shade trees and
good sidewalks. Have you these at
your home? If not, why not?
Red Mound Items.
The R. M. S. S. was well attended
Harry Cromer returned from
New Mexico last Thursday. He
likes the country fine.
Mrs. A. Ellis and Miss Orpha
Anderson, of Carney, were calling
in this vicinity last Sunday evening
Miss Fannie Prescott was the guest
of Miss Pearl McCown last Sunday.
Mrs. B. H. Kessenger is still
J. E. Kates has has had an attak
Miss Lulu Prescott was the guest
of Miss Gertrude Cromer last Sunday
Mr. Emerson Arnold finished mov-
ing to Cushing where they will re-
side. We are sorry to see them go
but wish them success in their new
It seems as though the family of
Jack Powell are having more than
their share of sickness. Mr. and
Mrs. Powell are slowly improving
but their daughter Jessie is quite
sick at this writing.
Quite a large crowd attended
literary at this place Thursday night
an interesting program was rendered.
The association meets again March
Mr. and Mrs Warren Colvert
were Tryon visitors Saturday.
The pie supper at Eagle Creek
Saturday evening was attended by
a large crowd. The proceeds were
thirty four dollar and fifty cents.
Applicants for Rural Routes upon
the forms of petition furnished by
the Fourth Assistant Postmaster Gen-
eral should consult with the Post-
master and not double rural routes
already established, as this leads
to delay. I urge the citizens of
Oklahoma to take advantage of the
Rural Route System and send in
their petition as promptly as pos-
Robert L. Owen
Corn For Sale.
Two miles north of Carney.
John Kane, Phone 30, Tryoi, Okla.
For tinware and garden seeds, g
to Deer's Store.
DR. W. W. TAGGART,
The Edmond Eye Speciaist,
Will be at Carney on his regular
four weeks trip on March 2nd.
for one day.
Every Fo« ,fh Mondav.
Are You Going to
If so you should
get our Prices
Let us mail you our
FURROW & CO.
Those desiring first-class paint-
ing—any colors—will please call
on me. I am prepared to contract
for any class of work. Prices rea-
sonable. Wm. GOTTFRIED.
I Carney Barber Shop
j[ -AGENT FOR—
FRED E. WOOD,
New Meat Market
I have oppened a meat market in
the McCcwn building and will keep
constantly on hands the best meat
btainable. I solicit your patronage.
Roberts & Wilkinson,
And Farm Loans.
We will make you a Farm Loan
on as good terms at as low a rate
of interest as any company doing
business in Oklahoma. No delay.
You can pay your interest here in
We have some good bargains in
•topith« ootttfh and httliluni*
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STRADER'S DRUG STORE t
Is the place to buy Drugs.
The very best quality always on hand. School Books,
Toilet Articles, Albums, Jewelry, a fine line of Cigars, Per-
fumes, and everything kept in a first-class Drug Store.
Remember the place.
S. A. STRADER, - - Carney
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