The Ralston Independent (Ralston, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 42, Ed. 1 Friday, February 21, 1913 Page: 1 of 4
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VOL. 8. NO. 42.
RALSTON, PAWNEE COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, FEB, 21st, 1913
$1.00 PER YEAR
Use Rexall for your ailments.
See Gates for lowest price on
For results try an ad in the In-
Wanted—A few loads of wood
Gates sells fresh meat cheaper
than any market in town.
The Frst National Bank will
pay you 6 per cent on time de-
Good Perfumes, Monk Drug
Store. tf. |
Wanted A female cannary.
Mrs. Laura Bullock moved the j
first of the week to her property
on south Gth street.
You can get your grain ground •
at W. C. Manns, for 10c per cwt. |
Wanted -Shoe repair work at
my home opposite Harry Hard-
ware. A H Wilkerson, ^
Gates' store is headquarters fur |
groceries, at lowest prices.
For Sale-A good Olds gas en- j
gine and wood-saw complete on j
trucks. See W. C. Mann. tf. i
Fred Levick is putting down a j
cistern for Fred Hostmyer, ai ,
his home, west of town.
Why don't you take advantage.
of our club rate now and get
your name on the "Roll of Hon-'
or?" Two good papers for only
$1 a year.
Try our Bargain Box for good j
The First National Bank will
pay you 6 per cent on tmie de-1
Many good houes stay poor on |
account of bad tee:h. Dr. Fisher ^
repairs them tf
Mrs. P. A. Russell is in Wich-
ita this week purchasing a stock
of spring millinery goods.
Tne Comet may have a slight
change in the firm another
member of the family.
Mrs, E. 0. Clark is in Wichita
this week purchasing spring
goods for the store of Brooks &
When you want to "strike"
something cheap, buy 3 boxes of
matches at Gates' store for 10c.
John Stuart is attending fed-
eral court at Guthrie, this week.
Let the Cornet pay the express
by selling your butter, poultry
and eggs to them
Dady Bryant, of Pawhuska,
is visiting relatives and friends
here, this week.
Seed potatoes on the way.
Ohio, Rose, Bliss and Burbanks.
The prices are right. See us be-
fore buying. Red River Valley
stock The Comet.
Miss H. Lewis, of Omaha, is
here this week demonstrating
the Velvetine toilet goods for
the Monk Drug Co.
Fisher, the favorite Veterina-
rian, is here to stay and deserv-
ing of your patronage.
Poultry, poultry, poultry. We
are now handling poultry as of
old. Highest market price
Boyd Young and Joe Rucker The Odd Fellows, wives and
are over in Osage county this Rebeccas will eat oysters and
week building a hoUse for Mark lOther goodies next Tuesday
Mosier. The structure will be
26x32 feet and modern in archi-
Mrs. Beatrice Ropp, who has
been visiting her sisters, Mrs.
Bullock, Dodson and Miss Irene
LeBus, left last Saturday for her
home in Beaumont, California.
Buster Brown and White House
night, at the expense of Captain
Neidigh & Co. All members are
expected to attend and assist
Wm. Keith to ride the goat in
the initiatory degree.
John Eyler treated ye editor i
and wife to a fine joy ride Sun-
day evening, which was appre-l
ciated very much. John left the
Report of the condition of
The Bank of Commerce Ralston, Okla
at the close of business Feb. 4th, 1913.
Loans and Discounts $41,188,11
Overdrafts, secured and unsecured -447,26
Stocks. Bond?; Warrants, ect, 1,567,92
Banking House - '.2,200,00
Furniture and Fixtures 1,097,80
shoes are the best ever,-Brooks |firstof the week for Carmen.
& Clark. tf. I Okla., where he has accepted a
„ .. , , position with a large automo-
Mks Jessie Fellows, who has ^j]e fi-m
been visiting her grandma and
other relatives, left last Satur-' Garden seed, D. M. Ferry and
day afternoon for Newkirk, Ok., I Webster's mammoth packages,
where she will visit other rela- l at The Comet.
tives before returning to her
home in Chariton, Iowa.
Live and let live is our motto
on low prices to all alike. Try
us The Comet.
Mr. and Mrs: R. P. Martin, of
near Belford, are grieving over
the death of their little baby girl.
Its death oceured last Sunday
night, after a short illness of
The Mary Lamberson farm for
rent cash. This office for par-
Don Owens left Monday after-
noon for Oklahoma City to at-
tend the Druggist State conven-
tion, which convened in that
city, Tuesday, His mother, who
is now there, will return home
with him. ,
Sugar is low and but very fit-
tie chance for further decline
Ail kinds at the Comet.
The weather for the past few
days has been warm and spring
like, and farmers are busy pre-
paring their ground for this
The chicken ordinance goes in-
tf effect on the lstday of March,
and those owning fowls had bet-
ter make arrangements at once
to keep them up and avoid cost
G. G Neidigh and I. R. Letz.
kus attended the hig Santa Fe
safty lectures and motion pic-
tures at Arkansas City Wednes-
day night. The Santa Fe is giv-'
ing these shows and lectures all j
ove?'their system for the purpose j
of reducing the number of acci-
Rev. J, M. Hilbish will be here
to help Rev. Morrison in the re-
vival at the iMethodist church.
Rev Hilbrish has been in the
evangelistic work for a lumber
of years in the San Francisco
mission, and is a thorough Bible
scholar, and you will enjoy his
sermons. M >eting will start Thurs
day night, February 27. Every-
body invited to these services.
Mrs. Roy Moore died very sud
denly last Monday at her home
four miles south of town. She
was taken sick Friday. It is re
ported she died of spinal menin-
gitis. She leaves a husband and
four small childreu to mourn her
We understand two cases of
meningitis proved fatal at Yale
the first tf this week.
Due ftom Banks
Exchanges for clearing house
Cash in bank
Capital stock paid 10,000,00
Surplus fund c 5.000,00
Undivided profits less expenses and taxes paid. . 586,64
Individual deposits subject to check ... 35.318,26
Demand certificates of deposit... . 10,234,26
Cashier's checks outstanding, 312,21
State of Oklahoma, County of Pawnee, ss; I, J.O.Cales,
Cashier of the above named bank, do solemly swear that the above
statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
J.O.Cales, cashier. Guy K. Marshal, Geo.H.Smith, Directors.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 12th, day of Feb, 1913
Jonathan While , Notary public, my commission expires Apr. 18-16.
The union revival will close
Sunday with two big meetings
at the opera house. Through the
united efforts of Bro. Martin,
Morrison and Huggins,.sixty or
more sinners have been convert-
Prayer meeting at the Metho-! ^ We are glad to note the
dist church Thursday night at (interest and success of these
7:30. Everybody invited. Bring meetings, and we ire mo/e con
your Bible and be prepaired to vincea no\^han ever that chris-
take part in the Bible reading. (jan jnioiffs the h st avenue
I#v. C. A. Moriison, Pastor, through which to rea^h the heart
A. Levick is in receipt of a car
load of buggies and'implements.
How can one merchant in Ral-
ston sell potatoes at 20 cents a
peck when others charge 30c?
Don't fail to hear Bro. Martin
at the opera house next Sunday.
His subject for the morning ser-
vice will be "The Law of
Growth." At night his subject
will be "Truth and Deception."
One night th:s week a drunken
brute went home and beat his
wife and raised hades generally.
The marshal was notified of the
of the sinner. Why not cut out
Sectarianism and unite as one
body for the salvation of souls?
Attepd the Bible school rally
and basket dinner, March 2d, at
the Christian . church. H. E.
Winters, singer, will be there,
and a picture of the school will
Jbe taken for the corner stone of
the new church.
REV. CLARK'S LETTER | A farewell surprise party, com
Kildare, Okla, 2, 17, 1913]plimentary to Mr. and Mrs. O.
T. E. Bryant and Family —Af W. Louck's was given at th*>ir
ter so long^a time will get on the I home Friday night, Feb, 14th.
good conscience list by sending An elegant supper was prepared
you $1 for the Independent We' and brought in bv the ladies. For
are always glad to get it b^causi want of space we are unable to
we hear from Ralston. 1 print the names of those present.
Our work is progressing nice 1 M?8t j R Barmettlor received
ly. We had a good meeting at * telegram Friday from Fresno
our country church in Dcctmbtr California announcing the death
wi* h 40 conversions. | of her brother, Rav Roberts. He
W* ar, now in thu -th •/.<• afty a ui oll
of a meetintr in Kill are, 4':> hav-
ing been converted, reclaimed or
sanctified. Prospects are good
for a great victory.
Give our regards'to all and
LiiurTTi oflr luioi
mail carrier out of Ralston. He
was well and favorably known
in this community.
Evangelist Evans, of Ralston,.
keep a good share for the Inde-1preached at Val,ey' Sunday-
LILE'S GOLDEN BEAUTY
The farmers friend, the fanciers
pride, the hen that lays, and
A. E. Williams, our new auc-
tioneer, will auction off gents
and ladies up-to date furnishing
goods in the vacant building op-
posite the postoffice, on Saturday
afternoon, March 1st. Don't fail
to attend this sale if you are
hunting for b > gan s.
FOR OUR TOWN.
Here is a minister who appre-
ciates the editor. At a recent ed-
itorial convention he offered the
following toast: To save an edi-
tor from starvation, take his pa-
per and pay for it promptly: To
save him from bankruptcy, ad-
vertise in his paper liberally. To
save him from despair, send him
every item of nows of which you
can get hold. To save him from
profanity write your correspond-
ence plainly on one side of the
sheet and send it as early as pos
si bio. To save him from mis-
takes, bury him. Dead people,
are the only enes who never
disturbance, but so far no arrest 'pays. I have spent ten years of
has been made. We regret, not faithful effort in producing this
being able to give the name of strain of thorougbred layerj anb
the wife beater. am now prepared to offer you
The Stineberger building 'he best. Eggs this year only
now empty, McDonald having per ' ' '
moved across the street to the
Wheeler building, formerly oc-
cupied byL F. C. Brader, anrl
Lile now occupies the Holmes
building, *cently vacated by
A L Boatwright, wife and lit-
tle daughter Fay, of Granger,
Wyoming, are visiting at the
School has opened again after
a vacation of two weeks, with
fifteen pupils in attendance.
x School Notes
On account of sickness many
scholars are absent this week.
Fern Smith, who has been at-
tending school in Arkansas City,
has enrolled again in our school.
We are glad to have her. She is
doing her usual good work of
Nellie Hunts is again in school.
Her general avenge for ttend-
ance is good.
Ralston bas a boy who pre-
pares some of his lessons at home
Such a boy ought to rank First.
We regret that Zelda Harry
has had to be Out of school on
account of illness. She has a
f ne record for attendance, only
being abseut for a few days du-
ring nine or ten years.
Roll of Honor.
You can buy a Singer sewing
machine on three years time with
out interest. Send for free cata-
i logue and prices. Singer Sewing
Machine Co., Tulsa, Okla.
Jesse Nixon is taking treat- The fo||owj „ m
ment al the Robertson sanatan- th„ ,ndependent have pmen
um at Arkansas City. their appreciation of our efforts
Mrs Kate Nixon has been (juite to give them a good paper, by
? sick for the past week. renewing their subscription since
' J. B. Barmettlor and family 0Ul 'ssue *or which we ten-
and A. L, Boatwright, wife and der them our sincere thanks,
daughter, took supper and spent C. S. Clrfrk, 111-13, Kildare.
| the evering^t the McCollough G. G.Neidigh, 5-1-14.
home, Monday. E. P. Payne, F. L. Brown.
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Bryant, T. E. The Ralston Independent (Ralston, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 42, Ed. 1 Friday, February 21, 1913, newspaper, February 21, 1913; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc162917/m1/1/: accessed January 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.