The Hartshorne Sun. (Hartshorne, Indian Terr.), Vol. 10, No. 50, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 26, 1905 Page: 1 of 14
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Vol.10. No. 50
Hartshorne, Indian Territory, Thursday, Januai 1905.
1.25 a Year
No one but a Registered Druggist Birnbaum's Drug Store
A prominent educator of this
vicinity said to your reporter
the other day that it had been
his observation that Hartshorne
did not regard the school ques-
tion with the degree of impor-
tance that it should, else it
would tear down that old
weather-beaten building that is
now serving the purpose of a
school house and erect in its
stead a commodious and sightly
structure, more in keeping
with present needs—a building
that would afford ample fa-
cilities for all purposes for which
it is intended. 11 we would
have a town here we must needs
begin at the foundation, and the
foundation is the schools—no
question about that—the bul-
wark of civilization, the guiding
star of the universe, the stepping
stone to future greatness. The un-
developed resources of this coun-
try are unfolding with each pass-
ing year, and we are convinced
that time will fully demonstrate
its resourcefulness,but the school
question will admit of no delay.
As is pointed out by the per-
son above mentioned, there are
numerous desirable citizens with
their families who arc anxious
t o settle here, but for the inade-
quate school facilities. Not only
should our attitude on this
matter be such as to stand as a
perpetual invitation to the best
class of citizens from the states,
but local needs render improv
id facilities imperative.
It Hartshorne would put more
money in school buildings and
school teachers, it would yield
larger revenues trotn all lines of
The school question is one
which cannot l)e too highly re-
garded, as upon this question,
alone, rests more than any one
thing, the future significance of
our town. Without improved
educational advantages, a town
can never hope to attain to a
position beyond that of a mere
mediocrity, and the sooner the
people awake to the realization
of this plain truth, the sooner
will the town begin to feel the
effects ot a better class of emi-
gration from the ranks of people
who regard the education ol
their children of vital import-
. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Rader
have returned from a three
months' visit to Mr. Nader's old
home in Eastern Illinois. Mr. ]
H. has had a siege of it with his
arm, which was broken by fly-
ing fragments of an emery wheel
while in the employ ol the Rock
Island Coal Co., about eight
months ago, since which time he
has not been able to do any
work. We are glad to learn,
however that his condition is
greatly improved since having
that member reset, and trust
will hasten his ultimate recovery.
! You Can't
' Make a Mistake
No. 7 shaft has been working
steadily for the past two weeks,
excepting two days, which were
lost in making repairs. No. 8 is
working about half time, and
the mines at Gowen, we under-
stand, are hitting a steady gait.
Milby & Dow's mines are work-
ing every day now. Operators
of the various slopes, supplying
custom coal are kept on a long
keen run nowadays. Fact is
the coal barons are wearing
broad smiles, and we hope that
If you invest your savings in a diamond. We can show
you that a better interest on the investment can be made dy
this means than is paid by any savings bank m America.
Another advance is expected early in February. \Y ou d you
like to purchase on the installment plan, and not owe
monev? You run no risk of losing any thing if you buy hcie.
Large cash purchases place us in a position to figure closely.
We sell all stones in our own shop and guarantee artistic
and durable work. And last but not least, is our proposi-
tion guarantee to buv back at full purchase prici at the ex-
piration of one year. Consider these facts and drop in
when passing. One of the most complete and attractive
lines y<4> ever saw for your consideration.
J Fred Mclntyre, mcSer. |
LEADING JEWELER OF THE INDIAN TERRITORY. ^
this smiling business may be
contagious and that the Ion
The other day lie came lugging
into our holv of holies a sack ol
COnUlKKiUS CWIU LIICIU uiv 1I1LU UUI v/t
countenances caused bv the pe-1 turnips and potatoes, which
riod of business depression may were exceHerit: specimens ot Ms
assume a cheerful expression. nnoleverows
Our friend, E. L. Dooley,. is
ever mindful of the printerman.
To Our Patrons and Friends and the Public Gen-
This wilt give notice that J. W. Grady has pur-
chased the J. I'.Grady stock ot groceries, and associated
himself with the firm of R. T. Forbis & Co. for the put-
pose ol doing a general mercantile business.
It shall be our aim to carry a complete stock of
general merchandise; in tact shall endeavor to meet
every need the trade demands, and solicit the public
patronage on the basis ot fair and square dealings,
which has hitherto characterized our transactions, and
on terms consistent with safe and sound business
TO THE FARMER:—We desire to say that we are-
prepared to do a general supply business tothecountry
trade. Anything in the line ot general merchandise,
and all such things as farmers need, can be obtained ot
us at the lowest possible prices. We will pay the high-
est market price for country produce. A hearty wel-
come is extended to you to make our place of business
vour headquarters while in town.
THE TOWN TRADE will please bear in mind that
our stock in all departments will be maintained to the
highest standard (it excellence, and we shall expect to
be favored with your continued patronage on the
merits of the treatment accorded.
R. T. fORRIS & CO.
own product. Mr. Dooley grows
the old-fashioned yam, which,
when cooked well done, is equal-
ly as good as pound cake that
mother used to bake. Mi.
Dooley reminded us that he gave
tliis sack of vegetables in token
of his appreciation for the able
defense of the Indian Territory
| the Sun made against the
Ierronious reflections of the
J gentleman from "Bibb," who
; sought to bring its fair name in-
to disrepute. We are glad t<>
; know he approves the job, and
will gladly take all the hide oft
| next time for such a reward as
this. Thanks, Mr. Dooley.
Katigan & Wakeman have
opened the Union Bakery at the
Katigan old stand and are now
ready for business. "Baker Bill
the old reliable, presides overthe
culinary department, and Milu
hadles the cash. They make ;i
bid for a share of your patron-
age, and instruct the Sun to say
that they will put on a wagon
in a few days.
| The firm of Singer & Roth-
| baum has this day been dissolved
by mutual consent. Mr. S.Sing-
er retiring and L. Rothbaum
will continue the business under
the firm name ol L. Rothbaum.
and will collect all accounts
due the firm and will be respons-
ible for its indebtedness.
Hartshorne, I. T., Jan. 26, Oo.
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Hunter, T. W. The Hartshorne Sun. (Hartshorne, Indian Terr.), Vol. 10, No. 50, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 26, 1905, newspaper, January 26, 1905; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc151027/m1/1/: accessed July 22, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.