The Davis Progressive. (Davis, Indian Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 5, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 12, 1894 Page: 3 of 4
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S. H. DAVIS'
IN 188 j.
WILL BAY THE III OH K ST
MARKET PRICE FOR : :
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Groceries, - Dry Goods,
Boots and Shoes.
IT/.nJni'ru'tpK T7011 RtNDIiR twine. euckeye
I lcauquai ters mowers and haY^rakes.
HABY CARRIAGES —A nice
liue.atiS. II. DAVIS'.
Buy your Binder Twine of S II.
£@~T] 112 BUCKEYE MOWER,
sold by S. II. Davis, is the
best Mower made.
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( And Want the Farmers to know that we will PAY CASH for it ard as j
) much an any grain dealer'between Oklahoma Oily and Gainesville. ,
( \Ve will not ask you to take go ids: suit yourself about that. 1
WHEN IT COMES TO GOODS, :
—W E ARE S T It I C T L Y "I N I T.''—
f^rour Lare* Stock of DRY GOODS, GROCERIES, IIATS, CLOTHING, BOOTS and
SHOES, was bought right and will be sold ut 'dat live" prices, as hi fits the bard
times. AH we ask is an inspection of stock and comparison of prices, : :
S-tr Rem-ember wo buy
all k lids of P A It M
PRODUCE at Highest
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Sff We aim to make a
trial customer a reg-
ular customer. -
11. W. MoADAMV
(J. A. BUSH, *
C. A. BUSH. - LOCAL EDITOU
gfiBTAdvcrtisins- rat-s low and
furnished on application at the
(i.C. AS. F. TIME TABLE.
No. 12,Mail and Express,11:20 a. m.
No. 2, Passenger 1 :-5a. in.
No. 14, Local Freight. . 1:05p. m.
No. 11, Mail and Express, 5:13 p. m.
No. Passenger 11:35 a. m.
No. 13, Local Freight,. .11:43 a. m
Masonic—Tyre Lodge, No. 42,
A. F. & A. M., meets on Sat-
urday on or after the lull moon
of each month.
K. P. Loiwe—Ivanhoe Lodge,
No. Hi, Knights of Pythias,
meets on Wednesday of each
liAi'TisT—Services at 11 A. M.
and 7 r. M„ first Sunday in
Rev. Sheffield, Pastor.
M. E. Chubch South—Services
at 11 a. m. and 7 r. m., second
Sunday in each month.
Rev. B. T. .Tames, Pastor.
C. P. Church—Services at U a.
m. and 7 p.m., fourth Sunday
in each month. Session meet
ir.g Saturday before fourth
Sunday in each month.
Rev. Buij.aud, Pastor.
Sunday School -Every Sunday
at 9 o'clock a, m.
N. U. Maokkv, Supt.
We would remark that it iB hot
if our readers would not get hot
Dr. J. II. Hardy, of Palmer, was
a pleasant caller at our sanctum,
The recent heavy rain has
pleased everybody, and especially
There will bo no lack of money
or buyers to handle all the grain
brought to Davis this year.
Mr. Keel, of the firm cf Patrick
A Keel, grain dealers of Gaines-
ville, Tex , was looking after his
business affairs in Davis, Saturday
Mr. Johnson, a saddle and
harness maker, of Ardmore, was in
Davis, Friday, looking over our
prosperous city with a view of lo-
Prof. Williams, who lias been
visiting his brother T. II, for the
past week or ten dnyp, returned to
his home near Henrietta, Tex,
Rev. B. T. James and family, of
Davis, are visiting the family of
.Mr. James Hudson, of Clear Creek,
father of Mrs. James.— Marlow
Hanna it Robinson, our aceonir
modating lumber dealers, have
recently put a new fence around
their yard and erected a neat and
Saturday's south bound passen-
ger train, due hare at 3:35 a. m.,
did not arrive until half past seven
in the evening, owing to a wreck
near the Kansas line.
Several Mormon converts were
baptized Sunday at Sulphur
Attend the school meeting to-j- Strangers are numerous in Davis j Mr. Johnson, of Oklahoma City
THURSDAY, JULY 12, 18U4.
The way the Oklalioman puts it
the celebration at Oklahoma City
on the Fourth wan a farce.
Mrs. MsCkey and children re-
turned home this week ator a
pleasant visit with relatives in
The drummers say that they are
selling more goods in Davis, for its
size, than in any other town on the
Santa Fe through the Territory.
We understand the public in-
Mrs. Iline.',of Ardmore, was in
the ci'y, Wednesday.
A big barbecue will be given at
Sulphur Springs today.
Syl. Saunders, lumber dealer of
Kansas City. Mi., was in the city
Mrs. Boon and daughter, Dora,
of Purcell, arrived in Davis, yes-
terday, un their way to Sulphur
Prof. \V. L. Ciibbs. of Ben Frank
stallatioii the IC. of P's were to have ][n, Tex., is in the city interviewing
given last night, has been post-j0nr people in regard to the estab-
poned until next Wednesday 'even- ] lUhment of a graded school in
ing. when an extensive programme; Davis.
will be given in connection with Doctors T. E, Brents and T. D.
the installation. 1 Munroe, and John Davis, were in
Notice change in J. A. Moln-; the city last night, from the thrlv-
tosh's advertisement th's wrek. |ing town of Davis.—Ardmoreite,
Mr. McIntosh is sole agent for the Julv io.
Hamilton & Brown shoe in tliisj Mrs. Morris Erdwurm end clijl-
city, and parties needing foot-wear ^ren je^ Monday evening for
of any kind would do well by call- fjonjlarr!) Tex., where they expect
ing on him before purchasing else- t0 F^>enrl several w eeks visiting
where. i friends and relatives.
A few days ago during a stoimj Everybody interested in tlio
Business is looking up.
Give your insurance to C.
A. D. Patterson was in Ardmore ■ Friday
several days this wrek.
M. B. Rutherford took a run up
to Purcell, Thursday.
Bob. Jarrett took in the sights
at Wynnewood, Saturday.
Cleanup your back yards and
disinfect your outbuildings.
Work on this new buildings
about town is progressing rapidly.
Mike Sneed, the gen hi traveling
man. was doing the city one day
Dr. Tiiggs has lately built an
addition to his house, in the shape
of a kitchen.
The Washita was on a "high"
last Sunday, having raised ten
foot Saturday night.
An increase in drummers is
noticeable in Davis, aiul all report
having a good trade.
D.G. Kean. Wynnewood's effi
in I' county. Oklahoma, lightning
struck a wire fence on the farm of
C. I). Stovall. and followed the
wire entirely around the pasture,1
killing half a dozen cows, each one
standing at a different place near
D. Skinner, a prominent busi-
ness mail of Mullhall, 0. T., has a
damage suit on his hands. Suit,
was began Saturday, in tliedistiiot
court for $10,000 damages by Adam
Shaefer, of the same place, charg-
ing him with ruining his fourteen
year old daughter.
Over near Davis, Chickasaw
Springs. People (1 the Mormon animals are said to
taith are quite numerous in the j ])e carrying off farmers' hogs.calve?
I vicinity of the Spring". land other necessaries of life. If
| Miss Ella Garrison, who has would set a trap they might
i boen visiting her brother* Charlie,. possibly succeed in capturing a
lone of the firm of J. C Lindsay & ; two-legged beast with a very dark
Co., for several weeks, returned to epidermis.—Lehigh Leader.
her home in Gainesville, Tex.,
Frank and Ash 1) uglas, two of
i Ardmore's bright and industrious
| young men, are in ths city. They
are at present engaged in papering
and painting G. J. Frasher's new
The Ardmore and Paul* Valley
base ball nines are having a wordy
wrangle over the game played at
P«*ils Valley on the Fourth.
Better play another game boys and
settle the dispute.
The streets of Davis, and es-
pecially Main streot, should be
worked and graded. After a heavy
rain Main street is almost impassa-
ble in places and iH an iuconven-
We are reliably informed that
Battle Harris, one of our prosper-
ous farmers, who has lately had
his grain threshed, will have 3,000
bushels of grain to his credit, al-
lowing all deductions. Mr. Harris
is an extensive farmer and the
Progressive is pleased to note his
Davis needs aboard of trade and
should have one. An organization
of this kind is ail advantage to a
town, especially to the upbuilding
of it. By all means let's have a
board of trade so that when a pub-
lic enterprise of any kind is under
advisement, wo will have the
proper body to refer it to.
The enterprising linn of Free-
ienco to the public. man Bros, have recently lemodelcd
It is humiliating for our cow men 1 and otherwise changed their store
to have to keep their cattle on I building, until now they have one
grass, considering the high priced j of the finest stores in Davis. 1 heir
markets. The strike on the Santa I new glass front adds wonderfully
Fe and Rock Island loads his tied j to the looks of their building, and
cient lawyer, was viewing the city them up effectually. (the new grocery room is neat and
of Davis, last Thursday. 1 Times and business may Uo a | commodious in every respect.
Misses Mattio arid Belle Flem-i little dull just at present, but ere. The success of the annual pionic
ming, of Rock Creek, were Davis the frost nips the bud, Davis will | to be given at Ardmore, on Satur-
visitors Saturday and Sunday. have more trade, busino.-s and j jay, July 28, is assured. Prepara
Our farmer friends wear abroad prosperity, than any town of her j tions are already being made and
smile lately, caused from the boun-, Biz" in theChickasaw Nation. ] one of the grandest times ever
The city of Davis is on a boom, j witnessed in the Territory Will be
Through the untiring efforts
ble every where. lHvis has a of Captain Gait,of that city, thirty
scope of good territory surrounding one beeves and $208 cash has been
it and the prospects of good times subscribed. Ardmore never does
are not onlv in sight, but are being i anything by halves ill the way oi
Texas for some timwpast. returned j ]jz0(j i . . . ......
to Davis the latter part of last; The pai|y Okkholfian l)ubliolled|should attend.
at Oklahoma City, is one of the j Work on our brick building?' j oiiessive \y6 inadvertently failed
brightest and spiciest dailies that was brought to a stand-still ' last ' — "••• - ' '■ '—
tiful rain we had Saturday night.
The bay trade has opened upj A general air of prosperity is visi-, had.
and a considerable amount of it is
being marketed in Davis this week.
Mr. Campbell, who has been in
in celebration, and all that can
comes to this oflici. The citizons
ol Oklahoma City should feel proud
of having such a publication as
We understand there are bo
tween three and four hundred
recreation neeker3 camped in the
vicinity of Sulphur Springs
The farmers were well repre-
sented in Davis, Siturday, and our
merchants report having had a
Deputy Marshal Myers, of Wyn-
newood, was a caller at thU oflico
last Thursday, and deposited $1 in
the Progressive's exchequer.
It will not be necessary to place
insurance with Wynnewood or
MifroswRs the''bf"t c mip'aid'es'Tn I known now and people from a | further interferes,, the buildings
matter of better school facilities in
Davis are itrgf ntly requested to be
proroat at a school meeting tj be
held in the K. of P's hall tonight
This ii the season of the year
when the loafer telle how many
cords of wood he split in the win-
ter. In the winter ho tells how
many tons of hay he raked in the
Foreman Humphrey and his
bvidgo gang, that wero recently in
Davi=, went out Tuesday morning
under orders from the American
It&il.vay Union. They were at
work near Berwyn.
Governor Renfrow, of Oklahoma,
left Friday for a trip to Montreal,
the Thousand Isles, tho Great
Lakes and other northern summer
res:r:s. He expects to be gone
about sixty days and Secretary
Lowe will act as governor during
Miss Pearle McIntosh left Mon-
day evening for Bonham, Tex.,
where she will visit friends a few
days, after which she departs lor
her homo in Terry. Mississippi.
Miss ''aarle was accompanied as
far as Gainesville by her brother,
Saints Harper' and Holmes re-
turned to Montp^lier, Idaho,
Wednesday, after a-two years stay-
in this country in the interest of
the Mormon church. While here
they succeeded in converting sev-
eral, but only three were imbued
enough in the faith to take up their
abode in Utah.
Trof. J. E Awbrey, of Clarksville,
Tex., is in tho city working forthe
establishment of a high school in
our midst. From tvhat we can
learn Prof. Awbrey is an apt
scholar, and should he be success-
ful in establishing a high school
here, roone need have any fears of
their children not being thoroughly
We want to impress it upon the
minds of the business men of Davis
that we are fixed to do about all
kinds of jub printing We would
like to do your work and believe
we can do you as good work and
as cheap as you can lay. dowui .work
IVam foreign towns. If _you want
anything in this line giwus a
chance at it.
In the last issue of the Pro-
Was in Davis, yesterday.
Ed. Davis, of Gainrnville, Tex.,
was a Davis visitor yesterday.
S. H. Davis was slightly indis-
posed the fore part of the week. |
A new awning adorns the front
part of Waples, Painter C'o's
A Mind-preacher has been hold-
ing f ii'th on tho streets of Davis the
past few days.
Freeihan Bros, are the men to
strike to sell your grain to. Tlir-y
pay the best prices and pay spot
J. M. Mackey, of Whitesboro,
Tex., arrived in Davis, Tuesday,
and is visiting his son, N. K.
Fied Utiman and family,- left
Tuesday for Sandusky, Tex.,' where
they will visit Mr. Utzman'afather
for several days. - ,
'Mr. Blytlie, brother of Dick.
Blythe, of this city, and family, of
Dexter. Tex , are in the city for a
visit of a few weeks.
Mr. Day, Dr. Blount and Mr.
Garrett, prosperous farmers of the
Hennepin neighborhood, were in
Davis, Tuesday, trading.
Henry Williams left Tuesday
evening f n- Gainesville. Tex,,where
he intends visiting his father and
'■better half'.' for a few days.
Win. Campbell, who has been
visiting hii sister. Mrs. Frank
Gettle for several days, left Tues-
day fur his homo in Sandusky,
G. .T. Frasher purchased fromC.
L. Harris, Moi.day,hisentiro stock
of confectionery, etc., and wil4 add
it to his new confectionery store,
as soon as it is. completed.
J. W. Davis sold bis interest in
the hotel, Friday, to-J. W. Allen,
of UolV. Mr, Allen has hu.d^consid-
erable experienc j in the hotel busi-
ness and the" public will Always
find his table .supplied with the
best the market affords.
Prof, lledrick, formerly of Dayis,
but more recently of South Amer-
ica, arrived in Davis, Monday,
after a stay of three years in. that
country. Prof; lledrick returns to
this city with the intention of be-
coming a permanent resident.
Since Fryman Bros, have com-
pleted their grocery room and put
iii a glass front, they have put in
We Are Offerim
Ladies' Straw Hats
nd Boys' Straw Hats
Vhen in town call I g- S ^OfdiOR
'. i ours to please, | ' T T W
Also a line ofStapleGro
and see us,
THE EAGLE !°store
J. M. McCRARY & CO. Prop's.
—WHOLESALE AND RETAII-
Patent Medicines, Paints,
Oils, Stationery, Etc.
AT ALL HOURS.
. DEALERS IN.
PAULK & M'CLUSKEY,
Agents for DEE RING BINDERS, MOWERS and
REAPERS IMPLEMENTS and MACHINERY.
Will pay the Highest Cash Price for all kinds of GRAIN.
ERDVVURM'S OLD STAND, : : : : Davis, I. T,
the largest stick of Dry Goods,
Boots ayd Shoes, Groceries,, etc., to
be found in Davis. Their prices
are right: Don't fail to see them
w hen in r.eed of anything in their
As the local height pulled into
Davis, Tuesday afternoon, a grard
rush could bo seen making for it.
Upon investigation we found tho
excitement was over a car load of
bananas. The bhnanas were Con-
signed to northern paints, but
owing to tho strike could not get
there,consequently they were being
sold'-ahmg the road through the
Territory to the public for what-
ever they c m!d realize for them.
HOSPITAL DRUG STOKE.
[ESTABLISHED A. D„ 1887.]
and School Supplies.
PRESCRIPTIONS A SPECIALTY.—OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
Wednesday on account of hot hav-
ing enough lime. Owing to ihe
strike, lime ordered from a M;s-
Bourt firm could not reach here,
consequently resulting in the work-
men having to be Idle a .few days.
Lime was recently received lroin
Gainesville and work was resunied
Lease Holders Attention.
Ali lease holders and others in
terestcd are earnestly requested to
be present at a meeting of which
concerns them, to be held in iitvis,
Saturday, July 21.' Ail that can
attend should be here on that day,
as a question of vital importance
to all will bo duly discussed and
acltd upon. ,!l'h.e tiwe h «ived
in this 'count y vlien all lease
hqldsrs~sbbuld get" together 'and
organ Uo, ami- select delegate?, so
that -their rights may be properly
to mention the Construction of one .n.e6CljtC(] Rnd . looked after in
ol the most commodious dwellings KenKiuber the date
and all try to bo here.
iid Collecting Agent.
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Oltice in the postoflice. Also a
lino of Shelf Groceries, Con-
fections, Fruits. Nuts. etc.
ICE COLD SUMMER DIUNKS.
D0LEN & NELSON,
all the popular ticrri-
=. tory drinks. —
Davis. - I. T.
J. \V. DAVIS, r roprleto
Clean beds and table supplied with
the best afforded by the
COMMERCIAL TRADE SOLIC-
I HOARDING BY THU WEEK OR MONTH.
Is the bost place for a glean suave
and up-to-date Hair cut.
I 1 t
Davis. : I. T.
cigars and tobacco.
ice for sale.
I These Springs are becoming widely j Tuesday in earnest, and if nothing
further interferes,, tho
|diet.iuce (ire Hocking to them. ' will soon assume shape.
in Davis. Tho dwelling wo speak
] of is none other than that of Col.
McCluskey's, and when completed
wilt bo one of the prettiest in the
city. It is being erectcd in the
Hanna addition. Col. McCluskey
is one of our most substantial and
energetic citizens, and Davis
would be better off if she had morel sjx days,
men of the Col's stamp.
On each Friday and Saturday
during June, July- and August,
there will be oil sal:\ round trip
tickets from, Dayis . to. ,L ippasas>
Tex., atn rate- of I7.S0, gobd for
J. E. Pir mi" Agent,
T. 1). MONROE,
"Physician ' and • ^Ur^eon,
Davis, : I- T.
Corner of Main and First Streets.
g. f. lan gran,
Long Leaf Yellow Pine num-
Doors, Blii.ds and
House bills complete, delivered
at any station in Indian Territory.
Write for prices.
Prompt Shipmnts. «
- Terms C. 0. D.
POSToFFICE BOX, 154.
ARDMORE, - - i. £,
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