Britton Weekly Sentinel. (Britton, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 18, Ed. 1 Friday, July 10, 1908 Page: 4 of 8
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Our 12th Semi - Annual Sale
This is one of the most successful sales we have ever held.
All Summer goods in our store have been marked down
from 1-3 to 1 -4 off their regular price. Here are a few
prices that should sell every garment in the store
$5.00 Oxfords Now, 3.75
$4.00 Oxfords, Now 3.25
$3.50 Oxfords, Now 2.75
$3.00 Oxfords, Now 2.25
$2.50 Oxfords, Now 1.75
$1.00 Shirts, Now
50c Underwear, Now
50c Sh.rts, Now
THE STOCK IS
One half off
oklahoma city; okla.
EDITORIAL AND NEWS NOTES
Every word uttered, which is in
any way derogatory to your town,
serves to keep people away. Be care-
ful, then, of what you say.
He optimistic. What's the use of
being a pessimist. The pessimist is
never happy, never cheerful. He Is
always sore—sore at himself, sore at
everybody and everything. It doesn't
pay to be a pessimist.
Politics and politicians will soon
hold sway over the land. What a time
NOTED JOURNALIST DEAD
Murat Ha'stead, One of the Great Edi-
tors of Country Death's Victim
CINCINNATI: Murat Halstead, one
of the leaders in American journalism
for over a half century, and widely
received ">0 1-2 votes and Governor known as a vigorous editor and niaga-
.lohnsou received 46. slue writer, died at his home in this
The Johnson and Gray supporters : city in his 79th year. At his bedside
moved to make Mr. Bryan's iiomlna-| were his wife, his son Robert and
Denver, Colo., .Inly 10.—4 a. m.—
William Jennings Bryan was nomin-
ated on the llrst ballot at 3:40 this
morning, receiving 892 1-2 of the 1002 >
voles of the convention. Judge Gray
tion unanimous and by acclamation.
The convention adjourned at 3: ."0 this
(Friday) morning to meet at 1 o'clock
when It will name a vice-presidential
one daughter, Mrs. Arthur Stem. Mr.
Halstead had been failing in strength
for several months and recently suf-
fered from cerebral hemorrhages.
Mr. and Mrs. Halstead celebrated
their golden wedding only a little
PRODUCE COMPANY „rlANGE
O. W. Rogers, and son, Leroy, have
succeeded to the proprietorship of the
Oklahoma City Produce Co., 404
Second street, and are better prepar-
ed than ever to handle produce and
poultry. Our farmer friends will do
well to ship their eggs and produce to
COUNTIES MUST HANDLE SITUA-
Guthrie, Okla., July 9.—Charles
Barrett, secretary of the state board
of agriculture, has been besieged with
complaints from all parts of the state
relative to alleged violations of the
law preventing the spread of John-
son grass. Today Mr. Barrett said
that the matter was entirely within
the hands of the county commission-
Girl Scalped by Cream Separator
SALINA, KANS.: Katy Bertel may
lose her life as the result of an acci-
dent which occurred while she was
running a cream separator on tne
farm of her father, Mike Bertel, who
— ' lives north of Salina. While s'n^ was
The farmers are busy in the harvest turning the machine her hair caught
fields. While they will not garner as in the cogwheels. Jerking her against
the side of the machine with enough
force to almost scalp her. A great
NAMES HOME INSPECTOR.
Guthrie, Okla., July 9.—Acting Gov-
ernor Bellamy today appointed W. J.
Montrieff local dispensary agent at
much as they had expected to, never-
theless a fair crop will be gathered
and a fair crop is a whole lot better
than no crop at all.
quantity of hair was pulled out by the
roots. Her recovery is doubtful.
Gold Discovered Near Ft. Worth
i POUT WORTH, TEX.: Gold in
; paying quantities has been discover
Some splendid entertainments are
being planned for those people who, ,n th>, Brownwoott oll flpld ubout
will attend the state fair this year.; um mlles southwest of here. Mineral
Just don't let it escape your memory j taken from the pipes in a well which
that it is in October when the fair, was sunk but a short time ago was
will be held, and lay your plans to j today pronounced by assayists to con-
come and enjoy the exposition to thelain sufficient of the yellow metal to
fullest extent. j warrant development. Only a month
' | ago oil was discovered in the same re-
i gion and today six wells are in oper-
I hereby announce myself as a can-
PRAISE FOR OKLAHOMA.
This is said of Oklahoma in the na-
tional democratic platform: i didate for sheriff of Oklahoma county ■
"We welcome Oklahoma to the sis-; subject to the action of the republi-
terhood of states and heartily coil ■ can primaries, August 4. 1908.
gratwlate her upon the auspicious be JACK. SPAIN,
ginning of a great career."
IN OUR NEW QUARTERS
CENTRAL TITLE AND INVESTMENT COMPANY
BONDED ABSTRACTER 12 N. ROBINSON ST.
Successors to the Owen & Welch Co.. Ed. L. Dunn, G. W. Stephenson and
T. H. McConnell
Officers Save Negro from Mob
MUSKOGEE: Evading an infuriat-
ed mob that sought the life of Jim
Williams, a negro, who literally carv-
ed to pieces with his knife, Curtis
Howell, a white boy, officers succeed-
ed in landing Williams in the county
jail. He was pursued by u posse of
citizens in Mcintosh county and fell
into the officers' hands. Howell was
attacked by the roadside near Brush
Hill in McIntosh county, apparently
without provocation. He will probably
Edited by John Fields, who was Director of the Oklahoma Agricul-
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Awnings, Tents and all Kinds of Canvas Goods
P. D. TAGGART, Managcf
Oklahoma Cif /. Oklahoma
MAE WOOD INDICTED
Woman Who Sued Senator Piatt for
NEW YORK: Mae C. Wood, of
Omaha, the woman who sued United
States Senator Thomas C. Piatt for di
vorce, was indicted by the grand jury
on a charge of perjury and forgery.
Miss Wood was charged with hav-
ing signed Senator Piatt's name to a
document acknowledging her as his
wife. The perjury in the Indictment
is based on Miss Woods' testimony in
her divorce action when she testified
that she was married to the senator
at the Fifth Avenue hotel.
McCleMan Wins Over Hearst
NEW YORK: Mayor George n. Mc
Clellan's title to the office of mayor of
New York City was made clear by the
decision of Justice Lambert in the su-
preme court when he ordered a jury
to render a verdict that McClellan was
duly elected mayor in 1905. W. R.
Hearst has been contesting the may-
ors' right to the office practically over
since the election and as a result of
his charges of fraud in the original
count of ballots the legislature passed
a law enabling a recount.
"You should have awn her!" said
the girl with the turquoise ring. "Her
hat may have been the style,
but it was a fright, and she looked aw-
"Did she?" Inquired the girl with
the lace waist, disinterestedly. "She
had a pretty one on the other day."
"Well, it would have done your
heart good to see her in this one!" de-
clared the girl with the turquoise
"Would It?" murmured the other.
The young woman with the tur-
quoise ring sat back in her chair and
her eyes were wide with sudden
"See here!" she burst out. "What's
come over you? You don't seem at all
interested! The way you've been
going 011 about Madge all winter and
spring was enough to make one think
you'd be tickled to death to hear that
she looked homely! Why, you laughed
yourself sick when 1 told about the
spectacle she- made when she went
"Oh, I laughed at your amusiug way
of telling it, not at her!" protested the
young woman with the lace waist.
"Well," insisted her friend, "I don't
see what you mean now. Didn't she
deliberately try to cut you out with
Harry, and weren't you mad enough
"Really," began the girl with the
;.ace waist, in a pained voice, "1 think
you misjudge Madge. She is such a
"Well, I never," gasped the young
woman with the turquoise ring, help-
lessly. "Lovely girl! You weren't call-
ing her that a mouth ago!"
"I don't see why you talk this*way,"
protested the girl with the lace waist,
sadly. "I'm sure I've always felt
friendly toward Madge. I may have
said things occasionally that you have
misunderstood, but 1 am sure—"
"So am 1," snapped her friend. "The
time Harry took her to the dance in-
stead of asking you didn't you dis-
tinctly tell me that Madge had cross
eyes and was five years older than
she acknowledged? When Harry
spoke to you admiringly of her hair
didn't you tell him it was bleached?
Didn't you say you wouldn't play
bridge with her because she cheated?"
"If you're going to be disagreea*
"I'm not!" said her friend. "I'm I
simply being honest. And 1 am curi-
ous about your change of heart toward
Madge, whom you have told me you
"I'd hate to think that I could be
jealous and envious of anyone," sighed
the girl with the lace waist, sweetly.
"I'm always glad to see others happy,
I'm sure. I—"
'The very last time I saw you," pur-
sued the young woman with the tur-
quoise ring, remorselessly, "you al-
most cried while you were telling me
of Madge's latest atrocity. You said
she met you and Harry and stood talk-
ing to him for 15 minutes without ad-
dressing a word to wou. All the time,
you said, she was making such eyes
at him! You said if it wasn't just for
spiting her you'd let her have him,
that you didn't care anything about
him, anyway. Of course, I knew you
didn't mean that, for everyone is well
aware that you are crazy about him
"No more than he is about me," pro-
tested the girl with the lace waist,
sharply. "Harry couldn't help it if
Madge waylaid him and flirted with
him and made a goose of herself—"
"That sounds more natural," com-
mented the young woman with the
turquoise ring. "That's the way you've
been talking for weeks and weeks. I
knew that your sudden fondness for
Madge wasn't real—"
"Yes, it is," interrupted the girl
with the lace waist, relapsing into her
ilrst restrained sweet tone. "I've noth-
ing in the world against Madge. As I
have always said, she is a lovely girl.
If you grew to know her better you'd
think so yourself."
"Oh, I haven't anything personal
against Madge," declared the girl
with the turquoise ring. "Being a
friend of yours, I naturally adopted
your distinctly unpleasant view of
"Why, T simply love Madge!" insist
ed the girl with the lace waist. "And
it's unkind of you to try to make me
out a silly, suspicious, jealous—"
"Say," interrupted her friend, deter-
minedly, "honest now, what's Madge
done to get into your good graces like
The girl with the lace waist tried to
look pained. However, she soon gave
"I'll tell you," said she, frankly.
'Madge has just announced her en-
gagement to Stanley Denton—and
Harry says he never cared anything
about her, and 1 know he is telling the
"O-ooli!" breathed her friend. I
understand now why she would look
beautiful to you in any kind of a hat!"
—Chicago Daily News.
Read our offer of the Oklahoma
Farm Journal and your Home
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OKLAHOMA CITY MARKETS.
(These figures arc corrected weekly
by the Max Hahn Packing House.)
The following prices prevailed at
the local stock yards yesterday:
Hogs IB.oo to *r..r.o
Cows 2.75 to 3.25
Heifers 3 00 lo 3.50
Steers 3.00 to 4.00
Hulls 1-50 to 2.50
GRAIN AND HAY.
Corn "0 to 75c.
Praire hay $s.00 to $0.00
Kafir corn, i er bushel 55c.
Oats 55 to 60c.
I Prices furnished by the Oklahoma
City Produce Co.. 404 W. Second St.)
Hens, lb 07
Springs, lb — 1214
Roosters, each 15
Fresh eggs, case count $4.00
OKLAHOMA CITY PRODUCE CO.
Eggs, Live and Dressed Poultry
404 W. 2d. St. Oklahoma City
DR. B. A. HALL.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Rooms 526-528 Bassett Bldg.
PHONES: Office 3699-X. Res. 3699-Y
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA.
DO YOU WANT A BUSINESS COL:
We have two scholarships for sale. I
One for Hills' Business College.
One for Draughon's Practical Busi- j
You can take a book-keeping course,!
or you can take the stenographic j
We can arrange for you to take i
BOTH COURSES if you desire lo d'i
RIGHT i:OW is the time to enroll.
The colleges CANNOT SUPPLY the J
demands made upon them. Just as
soon as you complete the course you
can step Into a position paying any-
where from $50 to $90 per mouth.
IT'S WORTH WHILE, and the busi-[
ness world wants workers, wants
BRAINY young men and young wo-
Write us AT ONCE and we will tell
you all about it.
SUBURBAN NEWS PUB. CO.
Oklahoma City, Okla.
HENS LAYji MORE?!
WHY DON'T iuun iiLiu u,,*
SIMPLY BECAUSE THEY
ARE LICE INFESTED
Therefore you should use CHAD'S
LICE KILER. Full information with
All poulty are actually lousy? Hens
lose their vitality and become sick be-
cause of the body lice that torment
them. All the relief she gets is by
picking the lice off herself and swal-
lowing them. This is the only cause
of Cholera among hens and young
There are many remedies on tilt .
market purporting to rid hens of lice. (
Do these measure up to their claims?'
! Mine does, and promptly. My ex-
I terminator kills body lice on Hens,
I Horses, Cattle and Hogs, or Pleas on
I Dogs, kills Mites, Bed Bugs, Flies
i Ticks, Roaches and any small Insects.
Flies will not light on horses, cows, j
or any animal where Lbs insecticide
i is applied.
I Instantly applied, no handling of
poultry or confining them. No paint-
ing the hen house. Five minutes
work with this Insecticide will rid one
hundred hens of all lice. Have pity
on poor suffering bidd.v by extermin-
ating these pests and she will respond
with two eggs where you are now
getting but one, besdes you don't
want to feed corn to lice.
Cheapest, Quickest, Safest, Surest,
Best and Easiest applied lice killer on '
E. H. CHADWICK
Inventor and Owner, Telephone 345,
104 W 2nd, Oklahoma City, Okla.
OKLAHOMA COCA COLA BOTTLING COMP'Y
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Bottlers of the
GENUINE COCA COLA
Jack Frost, Red Rock Ginger Ale and
High Grade Soda Waters.
LARGEST PLANT IN THE STATE
All orders, large or small, fillerd on
While swimming in a pond near
Alva, Martin Rebel, aged 15 years
was seized with cramps and drowned
Claims Right to Honk.
Atlantic City, N. J.—Claiming that
he blew a big auto horn to prevent
automobiles running him down. It. Pog
nrone, an Ice cream vender, has raised
a novel point following his arrest for
breaking the antl-noiso ordinances
Pogarone naively avers that he has
as much right to blow a horn to warn
whinzlng cars from running down his
wagon as have they to do the same
to force him out of the road, and has
engaged a lawyer to make the li^Ut
before Recorder Hayes.
Anyone enrolling with us now can get three months for $20.00
or six months for $40.00 in any department. Fare paid to school.
We have the finest professional penman in the southwest, and
one of the best in the Unite,1 States. To all those who enroll with
us this summer, we will give a course in penmanship free.
We are anxiou, to enroll a number of students now to get
ready tor portions this fall, which is the best time to get one. We
are already having more calls than we can fill, and the deband will
be still greater in a few months
If interested, write at once for new catalogue.
HILL'S BUSINESS COLLECT.
OKLAHOMA CITY OKLAHOMA
Drauahon frtves contracts, backed by chain
Of 30 Colleges, $300,000.00 capital, and 19
years' success, to secure positions under
reasonable conditions or reiund tuition.
petltors, by not
proposition, concede tliut lie teaches more
Bookkeeping In THREE months than they
do in .SIX. Draughoii can convince YOU.
w V1 ■ ■ r«,urt Reporters
write the system of Shorthand Draughon
teaches, because they know it Is TI IK HKST.
FOR FREE CATALOGUE and booklet "Why
Learn Telegraphy?" which explain all, culi
on or write Jno. F. Dracguon, President
PRACTICAL BUSINESS COLLEGE \
OVi: also Icach BY MllU
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA.
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