The Terlton Enterprise (Terlton, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 21, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 30, 1914 Page: 1 of 4
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The Terlton Enterprise
1 oonaBRSSIVE PAPER rOR A PROGRESSIVE PEOPLE
Terlton, Pawnee County, Thursday, April 30 1914
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While President Wilson is looking
Is looking out for the finances of
Terlton and the vicinity.
Call and See Us.
Oil Down Again.
The oil market broke again
early this week when the Prairie
Oil and Grs Co. announced an
other five cent drop. The other
(tympanies followed suit. Mak-
ing the reigning price 80 cents.
This is the 5th drop within two
weeke- Eeach time the price
has fallen off 5 cents. Predic
tions are freely made that there
will be another break within the
The Ladies of the city tender
ed Mrs. John Mhoff snd Mrs
Hudson a miscelleanous shower
Friday afternoon. Many favors
in the line of eatabUs were re
ceived and appreciated by the
Dope On Al. J.
1 take this occasion to the pub-
lic my candidacy for congress
for the First Congressional Dis
t rict subject to the Democratic
Primary to be held August 4th,
A more formal announcement
setting forth in detail and at
length the platform upon which
my candidacy stands has been
deferred to a later date- At
such time my position upon the
important questions at issue in
this campaign and of interest to
the people will be definitely set
I deem it sufficient at this time
to state that I shall rest m y
claim for the support of the pub-
lic upon mp own merita rather
t ian upon the demerits or de
nnquincies of any of my oppon
1 stand committed in ita ei •
tirety to the constructive legis-
lative policy of President Wilson,
and the national administration.
To the welfare of all the people
of the District I pleuge my every
effort. To the best interest of
nvery city and hamlet in the Dis-
trict I promis my best endeavor
1 realise that the First District
is the foremost in the State. I
aspire to serve her people with
the distinction her peopl deserve
and earnestly solicit your sup-
port of my candidacy in this
arrested Al. Jennings near El
Reno twenty ona years ago afler
wounding him in the hip with
steel bullet. Maybee when the
time comes we can furnish some
correct dO|>e on that past record
of A1V,—Mannford Herald -
Just as if Al Jennings was try
ingtohide ihtt past record of
Indian • Fie-Nance'
Heap much read 'bout tie-nance
How best way to do,
To make it good for poor man,
Same like me an yo i.
Teddy R osvelt on
"tie-nance" not much wrong,
Want elastic currency.
So folks can stretch it long.
Postal savings bank,
Some folks heap much praise,
Put it money in,
To save for rain> days.
Some folks want it greenbacks
Unlimited, which is wrong,
Me want it rubber currency
Stretch it good an' long
Some want it U. S bank
Some want it run by state,
Me tell 'em how to do it
My plan heap much great.
Make it rubber money
Look like bank note neat.
Den may-be-so we stretch it nuf
To make It both ends meet.
Democrats want "free silver"
Republicans want it gold,
Either way you fix it
Indian sure get "sold."
Say! Big Chief Mister Wilson
Both sides heap much wrong,
Make It paper money—Yuh bet
We stretch it heap much long.
—John Yaller Cat.
William Viaeent Astor, head of
the family established in Amer-
ica, a century and a quarter afo
by John Jacob Astor, a German
fur trader, and perhaps the
wealthiest young man in the
world, will ba uuietly married at
noon touay (Thursday) at Stuats
burg, N. Y. to Miss Helen Dins-
more Huntington, at the home of
the bride's parents Mr. and Mrs.
Robert P. Huntington Since
h e tragic deatn of his father who
went down with the Titanic,
made him master of the vast for-
tune long associated with the
An tor name. Viaeent Astor has
gained a prominence not altoget-
her due to his Vfealth. His in-
terest in philanthropy and social
betterment has Xept h i s name
before the public, and his mar
riage to girl whuta he has known
since childhood glv«js more than
touch of romanc 1 to the union.
The bride is the oldest child of
Mr. and Mrs Robert P Hunting
ton and a decendant of Samuel
Huntington of Norwich, Conn; a
signer of the Declaration of In
dependence. Her grand-father
on her mothers side was Alvin
Adams, founder of the Adams
Vincent Astor will be 23 on the
15th of November. He received
most of his early schooling from
Mannford has the men in the prWaM tuwr,. b l for a time he
per-onofC. E. WoodruH. who attended Eton In En«Un< . He
acth,g a. deputy O. ,
House Cleaning Time Is Here!
jThat calls for scrub brushes, mops, brighten up stains
[wall paper, matting, linoleum, new rags, curtains,
[curtain rods, etc. When you have used these you
[won't want the flies, so begin now to use fly swatters
f Daisy fly killers, fly traps, screen and screen doors
and door springs.
Also Garden Making Time.
[You will need hoes, rakes, weeders. garden plows,
grass seeders, lawn mowers, garden trowels, also,
Garden, Flower and Grass Seed.
C. E. KIBBE
of his father three years ago and
the resironsihtlities that came to
him with the great Astor estate
ciused him to ieav^ the Univer-
sity * At present he is learning
to manage the Astor interests in
this country. His fortune has
been estimated between $76,000
000 and $100.000,000.
The Yale Liar e Brill Team came
down Sunday a id pU.ved a go rd
game of ball with the Terlton
boys on the home diamond. The
Yale boys were considered to be
prettv good players, and they
were confident of the game, and
it looked as if they had things in
their own liking for a while mak-
ing three scores in the first in*
ig. shuting our boys ost until
the fourth when Bay less started
t ling)* our way by making a score
which was followed by five other
scorea,, while Yale managed to
squeesc one score in in the third
but were unable to run in an- •
other until in the ninth when
they landed two more, Terlton!
run in two scores in the fifth and
one each in the eighth and ninth
making the score 10 to 6 in our
favor. The Yale boys didn't feel
right about loosing the game but
the* braced up and promised to
come back again sometime for
Entomed in Mine.
Two hundred and three miners
were entomed in mine no 5 and 6
of the New River Collieries Com-
pany at Eccles, W. Virginia, by
an explosion, Tuesday. Sixty*
seven men were rescued from
mine no 6, nine of which were
killed, the other sixty were burn-
ed horribly but will recover. Of
the 178 entomed in mine no 5,
there were none rescued alive,
although the rescuers worked
night and day laaaee them from
such a.fate. The rescuers reach-
ed a point within sixty feet from
the bottom Wednesday.
The anuual school meeting of
District no. 9 will be held Tues-
day May 5th at the School build-
ing to transact the regular busi-
ness. All the patrons of the dis
tr.ct should turnout to the meet-
ing as it is one of importance.
Every married woman knows
that if she sent her husband
after eggs he would bring home
The Tulsa Boosters arrived on
schedule time Tuesday morning
and spent about thirty minutes
greeting their tellow townsmen
and boosting for their home city.
As the band boys marched to-
ward the train to resume their
journey they played the old fam-
iliar air, "How Dry I Am." Coma
W. W. Club Meet.
The W. W. Embroidery Club
I held their regular Mondav after-
noon meeting at the home of Mrs
Theodore Huyden. A great deal,
in the way of needle work, was
accomplished by the ladles. The
Club will meet next Monday
afternoon with Mrs. V. E. Miller
You think a wagon make* a lot
of noise when it is empty. But
you ought to hear a man when
he is loaded.
A good dancer is supposed to
be light on his faet. And a lot
of them lootcs as they were light
on both end a.
Two can live as cheaply as one
if they are twins and have an old
The lad who is waiting for hia
ship to come in can usually be
found waiting where he can see
the schooners crossing the bar.
After a 16 year old princess
has had one expierence at puppy
love abe imagines that the Story
of Her Life would startle th.e
The reason a girl is so proud
of a dimple is because she does
not realize that some day it will
be nothing but a wrinkle.
And we would all enjoy a fun-
ny story a whole lot more if the
man who was telling it wouldn't
spit all over us when he laughea
As soon as a man gets the idea
into his head that the firm can't
get along without him, the firm
attempts the experiment and
finds that it can.
Mrs. Frank Burgess and her
daughter Anna visited the first
ol the week with relatives at
Miss Fern Voggle of Bristow,
who was here the latter part of
last week to organise a class In
music gave a piano recital Friday
at the home of Mrs. C. A. Wilde,
which was greatly enjoyed by a
number of ladies of the city.
The tent is ready the seats are
here and all that keeps the b 1 g
show from starting i* the engine
which the inanagerhent hopes
I will arrive the last of this week,
and in that event they expect to
' start their show Monday night.
Remember how you used t o
start out for a walk with a girl
you were craxy about and how
she couldn't walk more than a
block before her shoe strings be-
came untied? And you would
ruin the crease in one leg o f
your Sunday pants kneeling
down. And your hands would
tremble, and the touch of her
stocking made you want to jump
up and run away. Them was
the happy days. But these
times a girl can do the catch-as
catch-can tango for six hour*
and get her feet tangled up in
your coat and the knots in the
shoe lace won't even wrinkle.
C. M. Frazee is on the sick list
Wesley Jackson has been con-
fined to his room this week on
account of sickness.
The Boarding House at the
tank farm started up for busi-
ness Tuesday. The dinning room
Is 10 x 75 and will accomodate
quite a number of men.
Tom Lanaham la building an
addition to hi* work shop.
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Moore, H. C. The Terlton Enterprise (Terlton, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 21, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 30, 1914, newspaper, April 30, 1914; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc178600/m1/1/: accessed October 23, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.