The Ralston Independent (Ralston, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 20, Ed. 1 Friday, September 6, 1912 Page: 1 of 8
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The Ralston Independent
Successor to the Free Press, Expo nent and New Era
VOL. 8, NO. 20
RALSTON, OKLAHOMA FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1912.
$1.00 PER YEAR
Use Rexall for your ailments.
The Comet's stock of dry goods
and groceriesis complete.
F Fisher, Vctuinary, Phone 5.
Special for thirty days ou Viu-
ton corn at The Comet
T. J. Mosier and R. 0. Clark
joined the progressives this week WANTED—Shoe repair work
by installing water at their places, at my home, opposite M E
Church.—Grandpa Wilkerson tf
Sewiiig and dress making want-
ed by Mrs. F. E. Stone, south 2nd
William Young left Tuesday
for his old home in Rugby, Va.,
after a year's visit here with his
brother. Boyd, and ordered the
Independent to follow and keep
him posted on Kalstou doings.
Pawnee and Buffalo Bill 's show
will be in Arkansas City, Septem-
ber 18th. A special train and
rates will be on from Ripley.
F. Fisher of Mulvaue. Kansas,
Buster Brown and White bas located here and invites all
House shoes are the best ever.— stockmen to give him a trial when
Brooks & Clark. in need of veterinary assistance
1 He will be found at the Jones
Mrs. McDonald is visiting rela barn, Phone 5. and will treat you
tives in Kansas this week. right.
Candies, Candies, Candies, New LOST—Between Ralston aud
York's best, 10c per pound at thej Pleasant View school house, a
;C°met- package. Finder please notify 4
For Rent—good 4 room house,
one block from school, also a 21
room house.—See T. E. Biyant.
For Sale—6 good Jersey milch I
cows, 1 Durham bull and a new i
cream separator.—Jas. Millard,!
east of town on the old BeardinOi e
E. L. Smith and family moved
to Arkansas City this week, and
be missed very much by their
Moveu This Week Increase in Salaries of 30,000 Rur-1HOLCOMB AFTER
Guy Marshall to the Bullock ' al Carriers Announced by BTAfl0
property. Perry Gott to the Di i Hitchcock MORGANS PLACE
Pingrv propertv. Lei and Stone to Washington, Sept. 2. -Under ,
the Emet Smith propertv. I. R !authority conferred by the post , „ „ m
Hedges to the old II E. Thompson,oln,v bill Posting-1 Local Bull Mooser Will Try
propertv, and the Independent;rn' ('ener«1 Hitchcock Sunday in-
family back to their old home on e|,*as^',, t,ie Varies of rural letter
carriers on standard routes from
"t 1000 to $110(1 a year, thus ar'-
fecting 30,000 men with propor-
tionate increases to carriers on
shorter routes. The order will be-
come effective September 30.
This will mean an increased dis
North 7th street.
Bates Bridge Allowed
After two years of "mud-sling
ing" in the ford near Ben'Bates'
west of town, where a bridge
washed out. the county coramis-1 bursement of *4,000.000 a vear. It
sinners agreed last Monday to re-
pair same with a 30-foot con-
crete bridge. This road is travel-
ed more than any other road to
town and needs repairing the
worst. Another good roads meet-
ing is called for next Saturday,
(tomorow). when it is hoped that
the many farmers and citizens,
who donated their services, will
be present and assist in getting
the work started at once.
F. GARNER. Chairman.
NegTo Shoots Marshal
\ negro of R. Smith's railroad
gang at Ripley was arrested by
many friends and neighbors Eva Marshal Ferris at Ripley Satur-
Johnson accompanied them, | day evening. Failing to disarm
where she enters high school.
Ladies'and Gents' furnishings '
a complette stock at the Comet. Mann'aW C°'
For Sale Cheap-A good Olds
See W C.
gas engine, corn
the negro who had an automatic
revolver the marshall was shot
three times by the prisoner. \
|M)sse of citizens captured the ne-
gro after an exciting hunt, He
was shot and was thought fa-
tally Iwit later developments
showed that the negro was afraid
of being lynched, and only played
'possum until the sheriff arrived
to take charge of him. The mar-
shal was shot in the face, shoulder
and arm. He will recover. The
negro's wounds are not serious.—
The council visited the power
house Wednesday evening and ' awnfte * ounty Socialist, n
found 'Jake" had mastered all ,iew 1>at)er '"""died in this coun-
difficulties and the plant in best j *,v' canie *° our desk this week and
condition found for a year. Proves a ver.v interesting and
' newsy sheet We note that our
Prove your appreciation of our' *'orth-v townsman. J. (' Coggins. ue<W).g woimds arP _
paper's growth this week by pay- 18 one f 'ts associate editors andjriwh. j d . t
ing up your subscription a year in wekww ' ',im every success. ~ .
advance. tf. : ' _ " ~1
— Mr, D. Wardlov, and Mrs C. A Conung: *
Remember the new MILLIN Barnard returned Saturday from' Associated Specialists will be at
ERY STORE in rear of Ralston j Ralston where they had been via- National Hotel. Saturday, Sept
Bank. tf. iting relatives. 28th. one day only.
' — | The Associated Specialists li-
FARM LOANS—Long time— Showed Up Well
Low rate—Call at First National That ti.« nu,,um„ j for the treatment of deformities
is the second salary advance for
rural carriers made in the last
four years. At the close of the
last fiscal year on June 30. there
were 42.031 rural mail carriers,
the aggregate pav being $40,655.-
The increase provides rural car-
riers adequate compensation for
additional burden to be imposed
by the parcels post system effec-
tive January 1.
"The parcels post system
Get on the Ballot As a
bert I. Nortoni of th<
court of appeals.
The question regarding the su-
preme court judges was brought
about by a telephone statement of
Governor Hadlev to Progressive
State Chairman Ellis, in which he
said two of the three republican
candidates had told him they
would withdraw from the ticket,
should the republican state com-
Oklahoma City, Sept. 1.—"Hoi- mittee demand that they adhere
comb for Congress 'will be the lo- to the support of the entire Re
eal hattle cry of the bull moosers publican state ticket. The state*
of the second district. ment was regarded as an effort by
The congressional committee Goveruonr lindley to bring about
has met and the name of I. M. a fusion between the two parties
Ilolcomh of Oklahoma City has ou the nominations, and this was
been selected as the proper one to bitterly resented by practically all
place on the ballot, that is if the the delegates.
progressives can'get it on. The convention also decided it
As may be remembered, Hoi- would latify congressional candi-
comb's name was suggested to dates already nominated by the
Congressman Dick T. Morgan as district conventions and those
a suitable one for postmaster of that are yet to be nominated,
the metropolis. It did not appeal After the resolutions committee
to "Uncle Dick " And now IIol- had reported the platform and the
comb's hat is in the ring and he instrument had been adopted, the
0,1! will do his utmost to securely I committee offered a resoluion that
A. W. Stroud has been trans-
ferred as counter hopper from T.
J. Mosier's to F. C. Brader's
store this week and ever ready to
fill your order.
It is far better to be "Safe than
Sorry" at all tijnes, and you can
keep safe by having C. H. Deskeet
insure your property against fire
I censed by the State of Oklahoma
; That the Oklahoma Kuardsmeufe'tln treatmen' of, , .
I are among the best jn the country !" *" KT dlr°mt' I1'"
land are fitted to go through an'vj!!"!,? men. women and child-
kind of a campaign is the opinion j' " ?, w 10 "j" °", 8
of the officers who u-itneaaed the "t, «<lvi« free,
work of the Oklahoma delegation ™ „t ? , ' whatever ex-
cept the actual cost of medicine.
in return for
in the recent trying maneuver, at . .. V"' ""TJ
Fort Leavenworth. Kan.aa. where!*" « ♦
i these valuable services is that ev-
National Guards from three states L— t
took part in a mimic warfare !; XT." • 7, H / ■
Adjutant General Prank M In 1 ti , ®
Canton stated that the Oklahoma I
soldiers made a remarkable record
for endurance. The
Iva Overman returned from
California Wednesday, and re-
ported a fine visit, While Cali-
fornia has the best climate, she be
says Oklahoma soil looks better
than so much sand.
^ Good perfumes. Monk
^•Friday and Saturday night
flicted in every city and locality,
that at least treatments have been
maneuvers discovered that are reasonable
were held under very trying con-j sure and certain in their effect,
ditious. the work often being liar- These doctors are considered bv
der than actual warfare would ,,lan.V former patients among Am-
but despite this fact the ^eric® 8 leadiu,? stomach an(i nerve
guard, made an excellent allowing | S"1"'8 T1, ,re in t1",
T, .... , ,. K treatment of chronic diseases, and
The Oklahoma regiment did es-180 great and wonderful have been
pecially well, and was often com-
plimented by officers of the regu-
|lar army who witnessed the man-
euvers. The stamina of Oklaho-
ma guardsmen was better than!tines liver
month's vi.it at Colorado Spring.!,fr°m °£«r heart
and other point, in the wet, this I*,hf herter drlled j rhemnatiam
week, and reports a fine time. 1 i .'
It has long been the aim of
General Canton to bring the Ok-
lahoma brigade up to the highest
perfection attainable and it ap-
pears that he has succeeded in • ()f fa£| f0 cap
forming a corps that will make; If you are troubled with Piles
an enviable record in case it i«| vo„ should be aure to call. Don't
citizen should avail themselves of I tion^in'Veal w ° * participa" ■ u'«it for more serious complica-
these modern conveniences. J war. jtions to tell you of the dangers of
) . this cruel disease, act now. The
You can buy a Singer sewing, nJ, * ?,thw ";nv/e[h-v Associated Specialists have curea
machine on three years time with-1 Z.Li t ♦ +T t Cleveland has icases where doctors and even op-
Ant e i * "ought to the front again many|eratious ha\'^ utterly
Jno. Stuart returned from
" Everybody's doing IT,'
tending the Picture Show every
The water aud light plant is in
good shape now to give the desir-
ed service and every enterprising
their results that in many eases it
is hard indeed to find the dividing
line between skill and niracle.
Diseases of the stomach, intes
blood, skin, nerves,
spleen, kidneys or bladder,
bed-ting, leg ulcers, weak lungs,
and those afflicted with long-
standing, deep-seated, chronic di-
seases. that have baffled th« tfciil
of the family physicians, should
logue and prices. Singer Sewing l''".theon,s According to j cure in the most severe case is
Machine Co . Tulsa, Okla. tne story in circulation, the wells practically certain.
!111 ls Poo' were located upon thej According to their system no
The Rebekahs served water re®omi^®n(^tions of a geologist, mor- operations for appendicitis,
melons Wednesday night andLT LPi- . t,,e/pot and traced, irall stones, tumors, writer, or ct
■proved their mission of kind hos-
pitality bv invi'ing in the town
conn -il, who wee i session next
door, and to i°v
putting it vc" •
bekahs are re"'1
next meetinsr. p*
can onlv b'eme
" enjoyed it is
'1 v. All Re
' 'o be present
■ "'elves if thev
the beginning of an anti-clinal.|tain foru>« of cancer. Thev wcrr
upon the McKanghan farm If(ai.iong 'ne first in Ameriev tn
the theory of the geologist holds'<a?ii the name of "Bloodies* Snr
good this pool will run off to-
ward the southeast. It is under-
stood that W. H Roeser has made
miss something f ood.
l'« I'M f : 1 • • |
C who fail lo(,ation on Ranch Creek. 16
ves if thev 21*?' in ft(,<'or(iance witl> the «1
| ections of the same geologist.—
j Cleveland Enterprise.
~ ^ hope the geologist knows
something about this oil business
liOIlC *)00auRt' «aid three or four
years ago that the largest pool in
kQ Pawnee county was north of
| Maramec two or three miles
geons, by doing away With the
knife, with blood, and with all
If von have kidney or bladder
troubles bring a two ounce bottle
of your urine.
Deafness often has been cured
in sixty da\a.
REM KM HER this free OFFER
is for this trip only.
Married ladies must come with
their husbands and minors
rural mail routes can be conduct- j place the scalp of the Mr. Morgan th special committee of nine that
ed practically with no extra ec-^o his belt. was appointed by the Kansas City
pensc t< tlie government except Petitions are already circula- meeting should be continued, anil
the increased salary allowance to tj,,^ over f|1P district and the on- it proceeded to the organization
carriers. said Mr. Hitcheiek., |v thing that can keep Ilolcomb of the party in St. Louis and St.
In my judgment this additional from running is the refusal of the Louis county. This was adopted
cost will he more than offset by; state election board to allow his < ver their protest.
an increased revenue thus insur ; „ame on the ballot. The pros-
mg the maintenance. j |>ects should be extremely bright Direct Election in Effect
Mr. Hitchcock lias directed al jn the eyes of Judge J. J. Carney, Governor Cruce Wednesday is
so that rural mail carriers on the democratic candidate, for the slie(^ |,jH nroclamation declarin*
completion of twelve months ser-. republican majority is not large (l ,... • r
vice he granted fifteen days leave ta the district to permit ■ "'* p™T,dmf ,or ,h' ,1,rert
without pay. This will require amanY depletion and remain one. < 'eet'on States senators
additional $80,000 a year to pay And there is absolutely no doubt :10 he in full force and effect. The
substitute carriers. j t|mt the progressives number a measure carried by an overwhelm
goodly portion of the former G- ing majority in the recent primary
O. P. in their ranks in the second. «>lcction.
A. B. Council of Staunton, Va., | Ilolcomh was formerly cashier;
a commercial traveler, tells the of the State National Bank, and
An Odd Occurrence
In accordance with the provis-
story of a remarkable coincidence; manager of the Southwestern hy- 'TV!,' Rll!n
which took place in Staunton on' ceum Bureau.
the night that Woodrow Wilson I
was nominated for president.
"Staunton, as most everybody!
knows." said Cornell, "is the| TICKET IN MISSOURI
birthplace of Governor Wilson, i
The night of the nomination the
town literally went wild. A big
banner bearing the words Wood- l,our of the Missouri state Pro-
row Wilson for President; Staun-1 gressive convention here today-
ton's Favorite Son' was procured witnessed a sharp debate over the
and a big crowd started to hang nomination of three non-partisan
it across Main street, the busiest candidates for the supreme court
thoroughfare*of the town. The matter finally was
of the state election hoard will
send out letters to candidates for
the legiplMvrc asking fhem t<" d
elarc themselves on the question
of supporting the people's nomi-
nee in the legislature. The de-
el a ration will be printed on the
Louis, Sept. 4.—The closing ballot beneath the name of each
candidate for the legislature.
Post cards at Comet, a complete
'One end of the banner was at-, with the nomination of
i From tlie Cuurier-Dlapatch—
" Kenneth Kern left Friday for
progres- H sj)ort j,js linc|(l> yjHW.
The Lay ton Oil
Lease Has Heen Sold
tached to Wilson's drug store, sive candidates along with a full I * K t Raiston
Just as the enthusiastic rooters state ticket, headed by Judge Al
were swinging the banner across
the street to attach it to Mar-
shall 's drug store, word came that I
Thomas R. Marshall of Indiana |
had been nominated for the vice'
Ts tlT, n;°T8t/e,m"'kabJ,> CCl Historic Wells Gave Name to the Sand at Which It Was Found.-
mcidence that I have ever known)
that there should be a Wilson's New Wells and Other Operations in the Cleveland Field.
drug store just opposite from ■
Marshall's drug store in GovernorI
Wilson's home town, and that the'
news of Marshall's nomination
should have come just at the time
when a banner for Wilson was be-
ing swung from Wilson's
By F. L. Woollard of the Cleveland Leader
A transfer of oil property of being spudded in. Frazee No. 3
some note was made last week is a location and rig timbers are
when the Gypsy Oil Co. purchased being placed there for a rig.
drug!the lease on the Layton farm from The Lee well down in section 5-
store to Marshall's drug store. j the owner. J. B. Grieves of this 20-8 is being plugged. This well
"There was a great demonstra- city. C. P. Brant of Independence, was for the Picque Oil Co..
tion in Staunton that night. The Kansas, and C. C. Nelson of Fort The Minnetonka Oil Co. are in
natives just went crazy over the Scott. Kansas. The price paid has the sand with Jones No. 11 at a
success of their favorite, and the not been made public, but pro- depth of 2210 feet. No. 12 on the
co-incidence added to the excite- duction of about 700 barrels per same lease is drilling at 2000 feet,
ment." |day from 13 wells ever since the No. 13 at the same depth and No.
| first strike about a year ago. It 14 is a strong gasser at 2247 feet.
The Christian Church was the Layton farm that gave the Their No. 16 is drilling at 2150 ft
Preaching the first and third ] name to the sand, which is found Over on the Booher in 19-21-8, No.
Sundays at 11 o'clock a. m. and [between 1200 and 1300 feet in the 14 is a producer of 150 barrels na-
7:30 p. m All who do not attend I south pool. tural The sand was drilled to a
church elsewhere, are invited to I Rude and Malloy have a rig up depth of 2298 feet. Booher No.
hear these gospel sermons. 'and are drilling a test on the Ode 15 is drilling at 2000 feet, No. 17
C. B. HUFF, Pastor. [Little farm in the northwest quar- at MOO feet and No. 18 is a rig.
iter of 6-20-8. A good well should Haviland No. 6 up in section 18-
To Parents of Deaf Chil^en j be brought in here -'1-8, is at the top of the sand and
All deaf children living in O?;-' No. 3 on the Van Email in 30-21- is a gas well of ten million cubic
lahoma arc entitled to an educjj js- for Markham and Ball was shot
tion, without charge, in the State Friday and the well will make
School for the Deaf, ,located at
Sulphur. For information, write
at once to A. A. Stewart. Supt..
Singer Sewing Machine
about 150 barrels per day natural.
The Paova Oil Co., shot Helm's
No. 9. the first of the week, and
the well is good for 200 barrels
per day. The sand was found
here at 2270 feet, and was drilled
You can buy a Singer sewing [into the sand for several feet. The
machine on easy payments. We
will sell to good farmers and they
car make their payments in the
fall. See our salesman, J. T.
Craig, Pawnee. Okla.. or write
to Singer Sewing Machine Co..
Tulsa, Oklahoma. Send for free
catalogue and price.
FARM LOANS—Long time—
with!Low rate—Call at First National
gas came on and blew a packing
out for them. The exact product-
ion is not known.
The Millikin Oil Co. arc at the
top of the sand today, with their
Williams No. 11, in Sec. 30-21-8
The depth of the well is 2225 feet.
No. 10. Williams for the same
company is drilling at 1205 feet.
No. 2 on the Frazee is still fishing
at 2205 feet, and down in the low-
er field W. W. Gibbons No. 8 is
feet, at a depth of 2072 feet. No.
7 on the same farm is a rig, No. 8
Lowery in 17-21-8 is a rig also.
The Producers' Oil Co. got a
150 barrel producer yesterday
at Jones No. 21 down in section
The well heing drilled by Mur-
phy ct al, on the Peek, in section
36-21-7, was drilled in'the sand
Monday and the well ly a good
producer, and hns nlrendv made
several flows. This is the second
test on this piece and st this loca-
tion the sand was found at 2432
and the sand was penetrated to a
depth of 2436 feet
The Gvpsv Oil Co should be in
with their No. 10 on the McClure
as an offset to the Paova Oil Co.
on the llelmick.
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