The Herald-Sentinel. (Cordell, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, September 27, 1907 Page: 1 of 8
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CORDELL. OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 27. 1907.
Cotton Raisers, Attention!
We have 500 copies of tbe
Farmers Cotton Book for free
distribution. Cell and get one
Bank of F. C. Fjnkkty A Co.
Chilt Clark was up from Ho-
Fred Finerty and wife are vis-
iting at Oklahoma City a few
days this week.
Miss Ida Burna returned Sat-
urday from Norman where she
has been attandiug achool.
Ed. Hines and James Crabtree
have gone to their "old Kentucky
home" for a visit with relatives
and boyhood friends.
Beginning October 7th and
continuing for three days Sny-
der will hold a carnival and street
fair and has made elaborate ar-
rangements to entertain the big
K. L. Ltwellen and family of
Eikly, Caddo connty, were
guests of his brother, R. B., liv-
ing two miles southwest of town.
W J. Knott is visiting at his
old home. Meridian, Miss. This
is his tirst visit to that part of
the state since leaving there over
eight years ago.
T. A. Ed wards is building a
residence on the lots just north
of his present residence, which
will be occupied by one of the
Ford brothers when completed.
The silver social given at the
home of Mrs. C. T. Munell by
the Ladies' Aid of the Reformed
Church Tuesday from 2 to 10 p
m , was well attended and avery
J. M. Armfield, who is stop
ping with his family at San An-
tonio, Texas, arrived in town
Wednesdny to look after some
business. He looks as if the
climate down there was good to
Dr. H. H Winne, specialist of
the eye. ear nose and throat,
will be in Hobart.Tuesday, Octo-
ber 1st, at the office of the Brock
Hotel, and in Clinton Wednesday
October 2nd at the Lacey Hotel.
We had a subscriber enquire!
The Taylor Bros , W. F. and
Floyd, went to the Washita Tues-
day and captured a cattish whicb
tirped the scales at 39 pounds.
Floyd Taylor caught him with
his hands and they still show
marks of the htruggle.
With the great amount of al
fa<fa being grown around Cor-
dell as well as the kafiir corn,
why would it not be a good idea
to agitate an alfalfa meal mill for
Cordell* It could be run in con-
nection with the flouring mill
and would no doubt be a paying
investment for some man who
had the capital.
Mayc & Briggs started up
their new restaurant Monday
morning and sj far have met
with good success. They have
a very nice place, one where la-
dies can go and be free from the
usual short order hustle, as th^y
have tables apart from the lunch
counter. Mrs. Briggs has chaige
of the dining room, making the
surroundings more home like
as to whether the pure food law
covered eg«s. There are many
poot eggs coming to town, but
this is not the fault of the factory
turning them out. They are
pure when finished.
Amy Alice Bowlin asks a di-
vorce of W. H. Bowlin on the
grounds of abandonment. Also
W. K. Bryce wants tobesecarat
ed from Orlenia, who has left his
bed and board, and her where
abouts at present are unknown.
The Republicans are not cover
ed all over with con summed
There is one bright spot in the
surrounding darkness and that
is the coroner, He is a Republi-
can and was elected by a clear
majjrity. This knowledge acts
as a tonic to our sick rooster.
Tom Worthley has put in a
new set of scales in bis cotton
yard that will give correct weight
even to a nat's eyebrow. The
old scales had been used so long
that they were not correct hence
were replaced by new ones. No
farmer need hesitate to take his
cotton to Worthly as he gets ab-
solutely correct weights.
Washita County Farmers'
The annual meeting of the
Washita County Farmers' Insti-
tute will be held in Cordell N >v.
22 and 23.
Secretary McNabb of the state
board of agriculture informs me
that he will be here on that day
with speakers from the experi-
ment station and the A. A M.
I wish to begin at once in ar I
range a program for the two j
days meeting. Heretofore I have
acted on my own judgment and
selected such subjects as I con
sidered most important to the
county. This year I wish to
pursue another plan. I want
the farmers who are to attend
the meeting to make their own
program as near as possiole.
And to ihisend I want every one
who is interested in any particu-
lar line of farm work that he
thinks would be of general! good
to have discussed at that meet
ug, to write rae ani mm i his
subject, and I will choose from
these requests those subjects in
which the majority are interest
ed. This plan gives every man
a chance to get something he is
partularily anxious about.
Pie<*se write me at once, so 1
cau know and have time to make
the best arrangement possiole.
We will mention the subjects
through the county papers in an
t-ff>rt to inform and interest t ve-
ry one. ,
N'tw, there will not oe a farm-
er who reads this but will have
have some subject come to him
in a moment. Then the very
next minute write me a card
Geo. Bishop. Pres.
]< m. '«>m
M. B. Brown and A E. Hughes
will sell at the Tom Brown farm
on Thursday, October 3, six head
of horses, eight head of mules,
forty head of cattle and 175 head
of hogs, nearly all the latter eli-
gible to register. A credit of 14
months will be given, purchaser
giving a bankable note. Sale be-
gins at 10 a. m. with a lunch at
The cooking exhibit at Lutz &
Co.'s store goes merrily on and
many people have seen and are
well pleased with the workings
of the Majestic Range. The tirst
joint of pipe has been removed
and a sheet of paper rolled up to
tit has been put in the place of
this joint of pipe to demonstrate
how little heat goes up the flue.
It will pay you to call and see
this cooking wonder work, if you
have not already done so.
Station Agent Fleming and one
of the Frisco brakemen had a
bad scare Wednesday morning.
They were unloading freight out
of a car and the agent held the
waybill against the door check-
ing, when the engine with sev-
eral cars bumped into thestand-
iug cars aud almost tumbled the
agent aud the braky to the
ground. As it was the only dam-
age done was the removing of a
section of cuticle from the agents
Iiev J. W. Barkei preached
his farewell serm. n at Cordell
last Sunday evening. He will
have charge of the congregation
at Foss as at present, and at
Clinton, making it more conven-
ient. for him to do his work. Rev.
Barker has many warm friends
here, both within and without
his church who regret this move
very much. We have not been
informed who will have charge
of the Cordell work.
Arthur J. Baker was arrested
Sunday evening by Deputy Sher
iff Bob Bledsoe on the charge of
vagrancy. He was taken to jail
to await his trial which comes off
today. He is the youDg man who
has been about town for several
weeks claiming to be a school
teacher, and whom lu&ny thought
was a woman masquerading as
a man. Mangum Sun-Monitor.
—1This is the same fellow who
was pulled out of a box car heie
by Deputy Sheriff Riggs to see
if tn was him or she was her.
Bobbjlr Fountain's big histori-
cal production of "Jim Bowie and
David Crockett" is to be here for
one grand night performance on-
ly on Monday, September 30.
This is one of the largest drama-
tic companies that has ever trav-
eled in the west, using 50 people
including cowboys, cowgirls,
soldiers and Mexicans; also Tex-
as ponies, dogs etc. to make this
the largest and best dramatic
performance to be seen under
canvass. Remember the date,
Monday, September 30.
.The census gives Cordell 1393
people which places the town
With in the list. It shows also
that Cordell is about fifty souls
larger than Weatherford, the
town which at one time consider
ed Cordell only a subur).
If Cordell had proper credit
for the people actually belong
ing to the town we would have
about 1550. These are in the
several five acre plats butting
against the corporate limits.
John T, Dazay died at his home j
near Dill, Oklahoma, September I
19th, 1907. He was born in Moul |
trie county, III.. March 15, 1840,'
moved to Kansas in the pioneer
days, and came to Washita coun-1
ty when it was yet in its infancy
He settled on a homestea 1 and
j >ined with his neighbors in mak j
ing the prairie blossom like ihe
He leaves a wife, one son, four
daughters and two brothers to
mourn his loss.
Report reached Sheriff Ray's
office this morning that a farmer
named Reece, residing about
three miles north of Gotebo, shot.
Frank Cox, a young neighbor,
last night. The rumor is that I
Cox was paying attention to
Reece's daughter, which the
father had forbidden. Not de
sisting and paying no attention
to the warning of the father, it
is said that trouble arose as a re-
sult. Cox was shot in the leg,
but bis wound is not dangerous.
—Hobart Daily Democrat.
Big Show Coming.
Cordell is to have Gollmar
Bros. Big Railroad Shows on
Friday, October 11th. This is I
one of the biggest shows to ever
stop at Cordell. They use two
trains of double length cars to
transport the shuw. Over 400
people employed and they use
300 horses. They will surely
draw a big crowd to Cordell. See
big advertisement next week.
Every Day a Special Bargain Day
September 2lst to October Otb.
Just now the most important question with
us is room. The new Fall Goods are pouring
in from factories and houses, that makes our
head swim and that is exactly why we have
planned this sale.
We have an immense amount of merchandise
to move and we ure going to move them in the
next ten days. Prices all through the store will
show you how anxious we are for the room.
25c, 35c Men's Balbriggan
Underwear, all sizes,
black or light colors
50c Men's fine Bal-
$1.00 Men'sfine Union
$2.50 Men's mercer-^-
ized Union Suits M.i)U
$ 1.50 Men's mercer- * - -
ized Union Suits
lllen's Tine Shoes
$5 and $6 Hanan fine^
Shoes - - $u*75
All $5 Oxfords $3.50
All $3.50, $4. $4.50
All $3.25 Men's Ox-
Short length OALIOO
(treat Special Sale on Sorosis Black Underskirts
Don't miss this as you will not fet the opportunity soon again
No. 10. Splendid quality of mercerized fabric
made up in the "umbrella" flounce style. Has 3
four inch ruffles strapped together, giving a sweep
of 102 inches. Yoke top strappod
•earns. Price each : : :
No. 28. A handsome plaited style made from
deep black sateen. Has a twelve-inch flounce, con
sisting of a six-inch strip of accordian plaiting fin-
ished with three wide bias ruffles. A ^ 1 Q Q
very full skirt, yoke top, strapped seams $ 1 • O U
No. 67. A handsome tailored effect made from
a splendid quality of permanent finish sateen. A
wide bias flounce trimmed with wide bias ruffles
headed with wide tailored straps showing seven
rows of stitching. Two rows pin tucking around
bottom ruffle. Deep drop and dust
ruffle. Price each : : :
No. 47. A light weight garment made from
"Clematis" cloth. Has deep flounce consisting of
a wide accordian plaited ruffle to which is attached
a wide bias ruffle finished with three rows of pin
tucking. Lota of "rustle" and "swish" to this
skirt, Yoke top—strapped seams. 1 QQ
Price each, $ 1 ,00
No. 70. Heatherblom — fourteen inch bias
flounce trimmed with two wide bias ruffles and six
rows hemstitching. Has sweep of 190 inches.
Yoke top, strapped seams. This skirt
is made from Heatherblom
No. 91. A very handsome style made from
genuine Heatherblom. Has wide bias flounce
trimmed with a very full bias ruffle ornamented
with several rows of shirring and hemstitching.
Yoke top and strapped seams. Price QQ
No. 111. Mad* from an extra fine quality of
light weight Egyptian cotton twill cloth. A de-
cided tailor made effect is produced by ornament-
ing the wide bias ruffles with narrow double stitched
straps. Drop and dust ruffle. Yoke flQ i P
top, strapped seams. Price each, :
Bed Spreads and Counterpanes
A Special Lot picked up at an exceptionally low price which we will move quickly.
1 lot medium sized white spreads, a
1 lot of large white spreads worth QQj-
$1.25 anywhere t/OC
1 big lot of larger and better quality, | /J A
a regular $2.25 one 1 «0 v
Also a fine lot of extra large good 1 AQ
$2.50 Spreads 1*1/0
Black Calfeta Siik
We have some great bargains in this department. These goods were
bought before the sudden rise in all silk materials
A fine quality 32 inch Black Pean
de Soie • •
Also a fine smooth quality black
32-inch -Buckskin" taffeta, guaranteed | 1 P
usually sells at $1.25, this week 1 • 1 t)
36-inch none better made, taffeta, a 1 CA
$1.75 quality • • • • 1 <0v
1 lot 32 inch mixed plaid school dress O Q _
goods nearly all wool .... uOl
1 lot 36 inch all wool grey and brown C A .
plaid flannel, a bargain .... t/UL
1 lot 36 inch fine mohair, black, brown,
grey and blue ....
New browns in wool taffeta, mohair, 1.50
broadcloth, cordora cloth, prices 50c to
^Jl II II —JEO. ..IE II.
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Gunsenhouser, M. H. The Herald-Sentinel. (Cordell, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, September 27, 1907, newspaper, September 27, 1907; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc169193/m1/1/: accessed May 22, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.