The Chelsea Commercial. (Chelsea, Indian Terr.), Vol. 12, No. 11, Ed. 1 Friday, November 23, 1906 Page: 1 of 8
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THE CHELSEA COMMERCIAL.
CHELSEA, INDIAN TERRITORY, FRIDAY NOVEMBER '23, 1906.
Copyright 1906 bjr
H rt Schalfner ts" Mirz
Did you ever think of the
iufluence of clothes on char-
acter? If not, think now.
You know how much bet-
ter a man feels when h® is
well (treated; more "fit," bet-
ter able, efficient, confident.
Clothes have been, many
times, a help—or a hindrance
—to good fortune.
Consider, then, the real
damage done by the "mercer-
ized cotton'' adulteration in
'clothing fabrics; its a distinct
/lowering of efficiency; it in-
^'vites, by apparent merit, a
tolerance of aotual inferocity
Everybody knows that all-
/.• wool is the beat; the only re-
: liable, honest fabric for mens
clothes. The mao who con-
sents to wear the "meroerited
cotton'' mixture confesses to
lower standard; he's satisfied
with less than the best.
We sell Hart Sohsffner &
Marx clothes because they're
all-wool; and theres no donbt
about it. Their name is a
guaranty of it; such clothes
J. T, MrSFAt'OBN,
W. G. Milam.
J. Bbabd I'akkh. AssioUnt Cashier.
Bank of Chelsea
Docs a General Banking Business and Solicits yoar Account
J, T. MrSPADDEN C. L. LANK W. F. MoSFADDSN
J. M. HHARPE W. J. STRANGR
Anyeulltetioai you dccin inidi n ask you to Ihta with o>. W• remit oodiy of wIIkUub
w. o. nun
JOHN D. SCOTT.
We Get Lost, Fought Fw,
Was Snowed U*d«r, But
Wes Well'Pleased With
^ Dr. J. WADE BONE. ARCHIBALD BONDS. t«t Vtra-PrMt.
X JOSEPH NELSON. Tw. W. J. STRANGE. M Vlaa-Pra*.
|| E. L. ORR. CHU«. ^
| Union Bank & Trust Co. |
We do a General Hanking Business, and hare Money to 4^
Loan on Improved Real Estate. We will aocom* ^
Capital Stock, $80,000
Raid Up, • • 3o,ooo
modate and favor those entrusting their
business with us as much as possi-
ble consistent with con-
J CHELSEA, - - irNU. 1 DK. ^
J Five Resident Lots Cheap. J
I Chelsea Land Company.
Office: Union Bank & Trust Co.
isea r narmacy
Has Moved into Wew and
Elegant Quartern on North
New and Fresh Drugs, Toilet Articles
and Everything that goes to make an Up-
to-Date Drug Store. You will always re-
ceive couteous and prompt attention here
as it is our endeavor to please.
The Chelsea Pharmacy
"Where Medicine is Purity''
B. F. CULLEY, Prop.
With all the simplicity and
ignorance of a geezer who had
been born and bred in the efete
east, we took a trip Sunday
around through the rural dis-
tricts with the avowed Intention,
and the same we mentioned to
our wife, of finding or manufac-
turing material with which to
give our readers a clear and
concise idea of the country by
which, they are surrounded.
We were clad in nothing except
our ignorance of .the prophecy
of Prof. Hicks and a light sum-
mer suit of clothes. After top
ping the hill to the east we
struck a decided down grade
and ran up against a farmer
who had a few children and a
celler filled with all which makes
life worth living. He also had a
wife. He insisted upon us fill
ir.gour pockets with some of the
finest apples we have had the
fortune to eat since we have
been in the Territory.
Shortly after this happy event
we found ourselves in the fire
limits, completely surrounded
oy fire, and on this occasion we
did yeoman service for a short
whi'e helping fight the fire, but
finally concluded that we had
worked enough in the short tirn
ber country and made tracks for
the long grass country. Here
after a few trips around a couple
of sections of land, we annexed a
buggy and team and the Indian
driver took us within a mile and
a half of a small but very delapi-
dated town yclept Centralia, we
suppose on account of ita being
the center of nowhere. We ar
rived there at 7:30 p.m. and when
we awoke it was impossible to
see the town-for the snow and
houses. We only saw half a doe-
en people, four or five at the ho-
tel, and one at the printing office
besides the proprietor, we think
possibly that there are more
people there, but do not know.
It is a good town to keep away
Tuesday morning, we, with a
bribe of a United States silver
dollar, induCecfthe \nan who pi-
lots the mail hack between Cen-
tralia and Vinita to allow us room
in his hack, and at 12 m- were
eating our dinner at arestauarnt
in that town. With a great deal
of persuasiveness, for which we
ars noted on occasions of this
kind, and more silver we arrived
here at 10 o'clock, readyland anx-
ious to go to woak, but were still
too cold and aa the boys must
have copy, this ia the product of
a frosen brain. .
The next time we go on a trip
of this kind, we will stay at
M O NE Y
This is a
036 NOV. 18
DRY GOODS AND
CholtM, I. T.
Keep This Check
It is Good for S par
cant is trad.
Cut out this ticket
present at store
Good fur il cents
• IT SAYS
EVERY time you trade with us we give you a cashtj
icket. When you have traded $1.00 we owe youjj
5 ceiits. If you tr^ide $i0.00 we owe you 50 cents. Iff
you trade $20.00 we owe you $x.00 "In Trade." Save?
the Tickets. When you are through trading- ask clerkr
for C sh Register Ticket. Its money to you.
of the library worldliness soon 1
grasps the occupants of any
home. The avenge man who
keeps clean inside and outside
who looks at the flowers and not
the dust, who reads the bible
and loves his wife and baby is
the best citizen. He is worth
more to the community that the
individual who has a mansion and
a library and stocks and bonds
and inside the satan of selfish-
ness bigger than a woodchnck."
The many friends of Miss
Beulah Puryear gave her alinen
shower at the home of Mrs C- W.
Poole Tuesday night and among
the presents were many articles
which will be found useful to a
bride andgrooin in starting out,
in their journey on the sea of j
matrimony. Among those who
participated in this event were;
Miases, Alma Foster, Pauline
Kelley. Alice Dannenburg. Clar-
kie Scudder, Addie and Sarah
Clark, Cassie Iliff, Daisy Byrd,
Hattie Barnes, Clara Couch, Jew-
ell Clark, Mildred Buck. Mes-
dames, Forbes, Brewer, Todd,
A subscriber once received a
dun through the postoffice and it
made him mad. He went to see
tne editor about in, and the edi-
tor showed him a few duns of
his own—one for paper, one for
[type, one fuel and several others
"I did'nt get mad when these
came because I knew that all 1
has to do was to ask several re-
liable gentlemen like you to come
and help ine out, and then 1
could settle all of them.' When
the subscriber saw how it was
he relented, paid up, and renew-
ed for another year.
Applies to any Home.
' So Kansas home," declares
the Chapman Advertiser calmly,
"is altogether liappv without
a bathtub, a bouquet of flowers
on the dinner table and a Bible
in the living room. When the
whole family bathes in a basin
there is apt to be uncleanliness
which is close kin to the devil.
When there is nothing on the
table but bread and meat, no
cles.a linen, no flowers, no alien-
ing silver, there is apt to be
cross words or puarrels And
when there are bibles only on
the shelves in the dark corners
Pittsburgh Pa,Nov,15—It was
announced today that the Nation-
al compare*, a subsidiary compa-
ny of the United States Steel
corporate has received an or-
,der for 4;i :niles of eight inch
pipe for;' >ipe line to connect
the Indian Territory with the re-
fineries a! Port Arthur. The!
outlay fort e pipe line, it is saiu.'
will be about *0,000,000.
One secondhand tent in first
class con<" *.ion 12x84 ft. ^ ft side
wall. Ro.jf 10 oz duck, side-wall
8 oz duck- Tliis tent could be
cut in several small tents if de-
sired. Ar one wishing a tent
like this i .n buj it very cheap
at Robinson & Nelson's.
If the road you are traveling
is the only true road to heaven,
don't you often stop and feel
sorry for the many good people
who are going to be sidetracked?
And did it ever enter your head
that there was a possibility that
other good people were as liable
to be right as you, yourself? No
two blades of grass are exactly
alike, and no two human minds
are cast on exactly the same
mold. You maybe wrong and
still be honest in your belief.
The same thing may be true of
the other fellow. The man who
assumes the task of being his
brother's keeper should make
pretty sare that he has a reason-
ably straight line on the situa-
The gas company is now pip-
ing from a weil five miles from
town and will have connections
made by the first of the week.
This is a 1,000.000 foot well and
will be more gas then we have
yet lad and should supply the
Centralia is making a strene-
ous effort to have a roid running
into that town in time to handle
next years crop, and if effort
counts for anything, they will
succeed. The road will open up
one of the finest agricultural dis-
tricts in the territ' ry.
At "Woman's Will Tuesday
night at the opera house
four great big men. Messrs.
Best, dray. Brewer and Brown,
and sixteen others attempted to
lift Rose Ivy, but their strength
was nothing compared to the
"will" of one small frail vman.
C'1- ls i a drill team of the M
W. a. will put through a class of
10 or 12 at this place Saturday
November 24. The wives and
friends of members are reqeset-
cd to bring lunch and all will
have a jolly good time after 10
p. m. Come out and have a good
W. J- Campbell, repre living
a drug company of St. Louis,
sold W. J. Kohn a complete
stock of drugs Tuesday. Mr.
Kuhn will open a new store here
in the near future.
Work on theOklahoma Central
line into Chickasha is progress-
ing well. The gr aders are mow
within a few miles of Chickasha
and the contractors are pushing
all parts of the work- It is ex-
pected the grading will be com-
pleted to that city by about the
first of the year and the track
laying will not be f .r behind.
That country merchant nam
ed Geol.ee at Wa. nor. 1.' . 1"
was held up recently am. m i
todevulgetlie hiding pLico of
his §2,200 savin . 1 ad within
two years lost his money at bank
failures in Elk City and Wew ka-
He certainly seems to be playing
in tough luck.
A western barber has concoct
ed the following publicity coin-
Shifter. If you want your soup
strainers pruned we ill block
and cut them for you in any pat
tern. We are very still at ball
games, torerablv sober and here
most of the time; don't talk fool-
ish and never tell how well
off I used to be. Come see uie.
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