The Exponent. (Ralston, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 8, Ed. 1 Saturday, June 20, 1908 Page: 2 of 4
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Published every Saturday
Editor ml Proprietor
Meat Market and Bakery miction. Fyre hbread.gPje.and icak«
Highest market price paid for produce
Subscription *1 a year
«. I. Smith.
Irs. Llzzia Smith,
Display advertisements per Inch
Locals per line
~ Entered as second-class mall matte*-
Anrll 15, IW)5, at the postofflceat Kai
ston, Oklahoma, under act of congress
March 3, 1879.
Don't fall to see those handsome,
up-to-date ties at Finley Bowls .
Catalogue house prices duplicated
by Simpson, the Ralston Jeweler.
W. L. Hert came up from Stillwa
ter last week to attend the funeral of
We are unable to explain the^ rea-
son why there was no rain last Satur-
day night and all day Sunday, but it
is a fact, nevertheless.
Why send away for your carpets
and rugs when you can buy a better
article from Ross Hunsaker for the
This office is in receipt of the News,
printed at Blackburn, Oklahoma. 'Hie
paper is a 6-column folio, all home
print, and is a neat, newsy and well
John Stuart, who has been attend-
ing Indian payment at Pawhuska, re-
turned home last Saturday.^
Mr. and Mrs. George H. Smith, of
Pawnee, attended the fnneral of H.
Conklln last Saturday.
Joe McGulre was in Pawhuska for
two or three days last week. He re-
turned home last Saturday.
The body of a man was seen floating
in the river here last Saturday. An
effort was made to land it, but by the
time a boat could be secured the cur-
rent had carried the unfortunate man
far down the stream. A telephone
message was sent to Blackburn to be
•n the lookout.
Ross, Hunsaker & Co. carry the
largest and best line of furniture ever
brought to Ralston, and their prices
are as low as the lowest.
The funeral services of Harry Conk-
lin were held at the family residence
last Saturday at 8 a. m., conducted by
the Masonic lodge ot Ralston. A num
bcr of visiting members from Gray-
horse and Fairfax were in attendance
and took part in the exercises. The
members of the Eastern Star took an
active part in the obsequies and the
tloral offerings that bedecked the cas-
ket of their departed brother gave
evidence of their love and affection.
Many of our towns people were pres-
ent to pay their last sad respects to
their friend and neighbor. After the
service® were concluded the remains
were followed to the depot by the va-
rious lodges and sorrowing friends
aBd from there the body was sent to
McAlester for burial. Those who ac-
companied the remains aside from
relatives were J. O. Cales, Finley
Howls, L. P. Baker and T. R. Newby.
If you want bargains in good things
to eat and wear just follow the crowd
to Finley Bowls store
Wilbur Mann's residence caught
tire Saturday afternoon and a disas-
trous conflagration was averted by
the prompt arrival of a number of
our citizens. The fire originated from
burning grease on the gasoline stove
while Mrs. Mann was busy in an ad-
joining room. The loss is estimated
at about one hundred dollars, with no
BROOKS & HUNTS
Staole and Fancy Groceries.
t. j. mosier,
Pit Goods and Groceries
Ralston. - Oklahoma
Trade solicited on no other conditions. Prices
Guaranteed against all competition.
We Mean What We Say.
A BOY OR A GIRL CAN EARN
AS MUCH AS A MAN.
We want boys and girls who want to earn money to so-
licit subscriptions to the Kansas City Weekly •
hesiute" because you are young, as you can do the work as
readilv as older persons and we will pay you just the same.
The Kansas City Weekly Star is the best known weekly
newspaper in the west and your spare time spent working
for it will pay you handsomely, not in toys, watches or ot -
e° small wares, but in Cash. Write to-day forterms and full
inf0rmThen K^sdaseCity Weekly Star. Kansas City, Mo
C. E. PYATT,
Physician and Surgeon
All calls promptly answered. Office
over Bank of Commerce
Ralston, • Oklahoma
L- C BARBER)
Physician and Surgeon
Office at drug store,
WRI6HTMAN, WILSON k JOHSSO*
attorhkts HHD COUHSELIOHS AT HI.
Will stand the season at
i the east end of Main street.
| Terms to insure, $ 12.
|J. W- 1 lamberson, Manager.
I BED BUCK,
FRIEND TO FRIEND.
' The personal recommendations of peo-
ple who have been cured of coughs and
cold# by Chamberlain'# Cough Remedy
have done more than all el* to make it a
staple article of trade .ad commerce over
Urge part of the cmb«d world.
ITEMS FROM PAWNEE.
Don't blame the Arkansasand Blac*
Bear for overflowing. They can't
It is hard to tell at times whether
we should contemplate Democracy
with more of pity than amusement.
Oregon's Republican congressional
delegation was re-elected last week.
As goes Oregon, so goes the Union
Pass the gravy, please.
The entire Democratic party of Ok-
lahoma is subject to arrest for having
maintained a nuisance in Guthrie for.
An income tax law was passed by
the late legislature. It taxes all in-
comes over *:i,5oo per year. This is a
direct slap at the newspaper man.
But for absolute assurance that the
next time it is to be by fire instead of
flood, we might view with considers
ble apprehension the recent heavy
rains throughout Oklahoma.
W. B. Webb came in from the ranch
this week, and reports his crop in
fine shape and not damaged by the
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Smith have re-
turned to their home at Elmwood,
Illinois, after a pleasant visit with
his brother, Geo. H. Smith and wife.
J. H. Manning who was taken to
the hospital at Guthrie a few weeks
ago to be ooerated on tor appendici-
tis is entirely recovered and has re-
This may turn out a better year for
crops than some folks now think. An
experienced cotton man says there is
plenty of time yet to plant cotton
and raise a crop, and there is plenty
ot seed in the country. Most of the
cotton which was up, and upon which
water has stood for any length of
time, probably is ruined, but the soil
ought to be in good condition for re-
planting. The long season is a great
advantage in Oklahoma, and with no
further untoward manifestations of
the powers of the elements, we have
reason to hope for a fairly prosper-
You not only save money but you
get the best groceries in town when
you trade with Finley Bowls.
Why send to catalogue houses for
jewelry when you can buy the ssme
goods from Simpson, the Ralston jew-
eler for the same price?
Old papers for sale at this office for
20 cents a hundred.
Take your produce to Sherwin
Barnette and get the cash for same.
Ask for "Frontier" coffee and get
the best. Sold by Finley Bowls only.
The Exponent office is headquartei *
for neat job work and prompt servicc
Finley Bowls has the best an#
treshest evaporated fruit in town.
Will Btand the season in Ralston
Terms to insnas colt 112. For par-
ticulars call on or addressJ. W. Lam-
berson, Ralstss, Oklahoma.
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oaleklr Meertnin our opinionwlMWMjr *
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Smith, W. A. The Exponent. (Ralston, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 8, Ed. 1 Saturday, June 20, 1908, newspaper, June 20, 1908; Ralston, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc169240/m1/2/: accessed May 24, 2022), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.