The Edmond Sun (Edmond, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 1, 1909 Page: 4 of 4
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You Expect About This Time of Year to "Blossom Out"
Copyright 1908 by
Hart Sthaffner & Marx
in new clothes; Easter seems to be the date for it; and just before is the time to make
the necessary preparations.
One other thing:: Our store is just the place for the man who wants to be well=
dressed to begin his spring decorating; and you'll find it most important to get acquain-
ted here with our fine
Hart Schaffner & Marx
suits and overcoats. In no way can you dress with so much satisfaction to yourself and
to everybody who sees you, as in these clothes.
We know we're doing this town good by making it possible for our men friends to
have s ich clothes as these. They're strictly all-wool, tailored in the most perfect way,
in correct style; and we'll fit you.
If you want a sack suit; or a Prince Albert or cutaway frock; if you want an over=
coat for dress or any purpose, we'll supply it; it will be right in everything, including
Lots of other things, too; shirts; Easter neckwear of all kinds; gloves; fancy waist
coats; walking sticks; Derby and soft hats; we'll outfit you right.
This store is the home of Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes.
HARLOW & HAYES, EDflOND
Jasper McDonald, No. 3005; Valulois, No.
2329; Paul, the Big Chesnut Belgian; Orphan
Boy, the Old Reliable General Purpose Horse;
Silver Dick, the Jack that Sires the most and
best mules in the state and Little Billy, the
Shetland, will make the season at my barn on
Jasper McDonald $20.00 to insure a living oolt, $15.00
insure with foal, $10.00 single service. (\ish in hand.
All the rest of my horses and jack will stand at $10.00
to insure a living colt. I guarantee it fart: n, fair and
courteous treatment to all. Come and - 'e mo, 1 am hero to
stay and will treat you right. For further particulars as to
Breeding, etc. Bee bills. 1 fix teeth un l casterate horses
and cure your sick ones.
J. (j. TYLER, Edmond.
Oklahoma School of Ladies' Tailoring
Complete Course in Garment Cutting, Millinery and Ladies'Tailoring
(iarment Cutting Course ----- *13.00
Millinery Course of 3d Lesioni ----- ftiA.oo
Tailoring Course, 50 I.cnnoiim
Pattern and Corset Department: W« *>«• a«eut> r " « ' •
..nlv .'.HM-t «-.| to wmr "in! vein \.
of all the latest drtw* good*, funey silks, velvH* nd trlmm •■nr- tus«; from Patterns t al
• «• vi vie* cut to nu-Hxiire. t '<mUh hikI suit rut aiMl 1 •
|D?tnirtH>n bonw i* t«9 p. AIRS. MAL'DL ANGLLA, Pres.
School o| eu from 8 a. in- to & p. m.
203 East Alain Street.
C. Bunstine Writes on Interesting
The following, from the Oklahoma
Farm Journal, was written by S. C.
liunstlne, the well known farmer, who
resides west of Edmond:
These oats have done well at the
Oklahoma Experiment Station; they
also give good results in Kansas, Illi-
nois and Iowa. 1 wish to give my ex-
perience with them under somewhat
better than average farm conditions.
Three years ago 1 received two
bushels of these yellow oats from the
Griswold Seed Company of Nebraska.
These were sown i.11 better ground
than that seeded to the Texas Bed
variety. The latter surpassed them
both In quantity and quality. The
grain was light and the straw was
lodged much worse than the Ked.
The following year 1 sowed a field
of twenty acres; one-half to each,
llut the green bugs licked the platter
clean, and never reported which tast-
ed best. Last year, 1 had this field In
oats again, six acres of the Kherson.
This time it rained so everlastingly
that I never got a straw cut. How-
ever, the yellow oats were again very
I ght, and they were blown flat while
the lied stood fairly erect. Plowed
them all under in September, har-
rowed twice and got a fine stand
They were six inches high when the
j firBt two cold spells killed the Kher-
: n deader'n a doornail, the Ked still
shows plenty of life.
It's singular than an oats originated
In such a cold country as Russia can't
withstand as great a degree of cold
as one whose native habitat is Texas.
All Oklahoma farmers may sow Kher-
son oats that want to, but 1 think 1
know when I've had enough. It s my
opinion that it'll be a long time be-
fore a variety will be found that will
give better returns In the southwest
than 'the Texas Red.
I've experimented with new kinda
of grains, fruits, and vegetables for
more than thirty years, but It has
never added thirty cents to my bank
account, and sometimes 1 "resoloot"
to let the "other fellow" do the expert-
atlng hereafter. But when 1 read
the grandiloquent description In seed
catalogs, and the wonderful claims
made in seed corn ads, I'm almost (If
not entirely) persuaded to "try-er"
again. And tills brings me to
The Seed Corn Question.
The value of good seed corn needs
no argument. Hut while you are read
Just io more days before Easter, I have a full line the catalogs and ads bear m mind
of dress hats now on display. Come early while se-
lection is good.
LOUISE BRINKMAN, Milliner
that It's just as easy to raise 1000
bushels an acre—on paper—as one
bushel. And don't Imagine that you
can obtain a variety of corn even with
a name or pedigree a yard long that
you can "hog in*', then spend the ma-
jor portion of your time at the "swim-
mln* hole" or at the corner grocery
saving the government, and expect to
gather a whalen crop of corn In the
Leonldas Drake of Marlbor, S. C.,
in '87 raised a little more than 255
bushels of Grand seed corn on one
acre. He spent $166 for fertilizers.
Ordinarily, even at 50 cents a bushel
for corn, this would have been a los-
ing game. But as he received $5C-0 in
gold from the "American Agricultur-
ist" and a like amount from the State
of South Carolina, it was time and
money well spent.
It showed what could be done by
intensive farming. Don't go too far
from home for seed. Two years ago
I brought from Illinois some fine ears
of "Iowa Silver Mine"; the product
from these couldn't have been recog-
nized by their nearest kin. It more
nearly resembled sweet corn than the
parent stock. Get the .best you can to
start with and improve it by selection.
My time to select is when I'm gath-
ering the crop. If I find what I think
is an ideal ear o nas talk that suits
me, I put it in a box 1 have on the out-
side of the wagon bed. When shelling
I give it all a thorough weeding. 1
look for deep grains on a small cob.
Mr. Clore of Indiana, the champion
corn prize-taker of the country, says
good soil is the most important ele-
ment in growing a good crop. Yet
even the best soil won't produce a
paying crop without moisture, for all
plants must take the food hi the form
After plowing in good time at a
reasonable depth, preparing a good
vigorous seed, applying all the ma-
nure yo UC^n possibly scrape up, giv-
ing intelligent cultivation—deep at
first and shallower as the roots spread
—you are at the end of your string.
If it won't rain at all or wants to rain
all the time, you can't help it—not at
least 'till they show us how to help it
You say that these "farms" are a
"good thing", this is one time, John
Freld, when I can't ride with you. I've
talked with a number of our best farm-
ers and they arc all of my opinion
that they won't amount to a "tinkers
We have a demonstration farm at
Stillwater and the general government
is paying men to establish more. This
should be sufficient.
nut our solons seem to have been
seized with a sudden and burning
zeal for the farmers* welfare, when
only a little while ago. a lot of them
paraded the streets of Guthrie arrayed
in all manner of outlandish garb in
an effort to make farmers appear
ridiculous because someone suggested
one of that class on the board of 1
You say: "Some farmers must be J
shown." It is likely that these farm-
ers will go to the farm? Do the farm-
ers of Payne county take any more!
interest in the "farm" at Stillwater!
than those from other counties? And J
if the farmer won't go to the farm
will the demonstrator bring the farm
to them? Who is this wonderful gen-
ius to be that is to lead the farmers
out of the wilderness of Ignorance?
Is he to be gtven plenty of free help
on this "40-acre" farm and a good, fat
salary hung a few inches ahead of his
Put him single-handed on an "80"
or "160", let him contend (as the ordi-
nary must) with the elements, the id-
iosyncrasies of nature, insects, pests
galore and let's see what he'll show
That will be an altogether different
proposition from tilling a few plots;
about the size of those "9-foot sheets."
What we \s*!sh to be shown is how to '
make it rain when it doesn't want
to rain at all and how to stop it when j
its in the humor to rain all the time.
Then of tourie there'd be so much
produced, tin re would be no profitable
market at a'l. All our talking and
writing seems to be along the lines
of greater production, not a word is
said about a better price or greater
profit for the same amount of labor.
The fellows who farm under roof take
"Jt for granted 'that if twice or thrice 1
as much was produced as at present,
the price would still remain the same.
Perhaps, as you Bay, legislatures like
governments are "necessary evils."
At any rate it would have been a bless-
ing if some of the laws passed had
died a pre-natal death. Anyone who
dares say aught against the powers
that be is dubbed a "kicker "
If protesting against the useless
waste of the peoples' money, of in-
creasing the hardships of the already
tax-burdened masses, makes one a
member of the Kickers' Club, then I'm
"it". And if I pull a hornet's nest
down about my ears, I'll not hide un-
| der the bed 'till the "insects" have
| The taxes on my land here are more
than three times as much as they
j were in Adrian county, Mo., and we
I had just as good a sta'te and county
administration as we have here.
| Rut, 1 suspect that the fellows who
got turned against work because they
j "found a hair in It" and are now look
ing for soft snaps, must be provided
for and. lest some patriots be left In
the cold. I suggest that two more of-
ficials be api>ointed at a good salary
for each county; one to take an an-
' nual census of the tumble bugs, and
and out of the wet.
Cream puffs for Saturday, at
the Eureka bakery.
I will give yon a square da el
o i any thin* y< U wai.t in the
electrical business. Noah
Cooper, next d >or to Opera house.
For sale or trade—Jewel, pas
stove, larpeoven. Used 2 months
or will trade for good coal or
wood range. Phone F. L. 251.
(Published Mch. 18-25, Apr. 1.)
Notice of Publication.
State of Oklahoma, Oklahoma county,
In the District Court of said county.
Geo H. Burlingame, plaintiff, vs.
Harriet L. Burlingame. defendant.
Said defendant Harriet L. Burlln-
game will take notice that she has
been sued in the above named court
for a divorce on the grounds of adult-
ry and you, said defendant, must an-
swer the petition Hi led therein bv said
plaintiff on or before the .'loth day of
April, 1909, or said jK*tition will be
taken as true and a judgment for said
plaintiff will be rendered accordingly.
Attest: Hathaway Harper, clerk,
[Seal | By J. F. Havens, deputv.
Welty & Price, Atty. for Plaintiff.
Important To Voters.
The registration April 1, L' and .'I by
the Precinet Inspectors is for the re-
gistration of legal voters who have
never before registered \ylth the Pre-
cinet Inspectors, and is also for the
registration of women. If the voter
registered with the precinct Inspector
last August or last October, he does
not have to register now, but his old
registration with the Inspector will
hold good for the Primary April (I,
and the General City Election on
April 20, If the voter has lost his
registration certificate, he ("-in not re-
register, but must wait until the day
of election and when he goes to the
polls he makes an affidavit there that
he has lost his certificate, and the In-
jector, if lie is satisfied that he is the
same person to whom he issned the
original certificate, can then issue to
him a duplicate registration and the
voter can vote upon this duplicate-
Under the law, no one can be allow-
ed to vote without the presentation of
his regristration certificate. If the
voter has moved into a new precinct or
new ward he must on the first, second
or third of April, go hack to his old
Inspector who issued him his certifi-
cate, and after making oath as to his
removal, the Inspect- r will endorse o
the back of his certificate a transfer
to his new voting precinct,
The inspectors are:
First ward, A. E. Ham.
Second ward, J. L. Robison.
Third ward, H. H. Moose.
Fourth ward, F. E. Ralston,
1 do all wiring according: to the
National Board of Underwriters
rnles. Noah Cooper, one door
from Opera house.
(Published Mch. 26-Apr. 1-8.)
Notice of Publication.
State of Oklahoma, (
Oklahoma County, I
In the district Court of Said County.
Ida Kaub, Plaintiff, i
Murrle Itaub. Defendant. \
Said defendant Murrie Kaub will
take notice that he has been sued in
the above named court for a divorce
on the grounds of extreme cruelty and
you, said defendant, must answer the
petition tiled therein by said plaintiff
on or before the fith day of May l'JOH,
or said petition will be taken as true
and a judgment for said plaintiff will
l>e rendered accordingly.
Pruitt and Snlggi,
[Seal] Attorneys for Plaintiff.
Hathaway Harper, Clerk.
By J. F. Havens, Deputy,
Buy lots in Highland Park
addition. Children oan walk to
lunch and hack at noon any
place in the addition.
the other to go and tell the farmers
when It rains, that they can go iu
Lost—Lady's purse, by Mrs.
R. B. Rohberson, cards and mon-
ey. Return to the Sun office.
If yr>u want an electric fan or
electric sad iorn, or curling iron,
or any kind of electrical abpar-
atu«, see Noah Cooper, next door
to Opera house.
Extra fine salted peanuts, at
the Eureka bakery,
(Published Mch. 25-Apr. 1-8.)
Nellie of I'uhllcatlon.
State of Oklahoma, I
i>klahoma County I
In the District Court of Raid Countv.
Allie May Smart, Plaintiff, )
Edward W. Smart, Defendant. ,
Said defendant Kdward W. Smart
"ill take notice that he has Urn sued
in the above named court for a divorce
on the grounds of abandonment and
plaintiff further prays the care and
custody of their minor child and you,
said defendant, must answer the |>et.i-
lion Illed therein by said plaintiff on
or before the Hth day of May HMD, or
said petition >vill Is* taken as true and.
a 'or said plaintiff will lie
10 11 W. K. Snyder,
[Seal] Attorney for Plaintiff
Hathaway Harper, Clerk,
Hy J- F. Havens, Deputy.
R ead the Edmond Sun. $1.00
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