The Eagle City Record. (Eagle City, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 28, Ed. 1 Friday, March 16, 1906 Page: 3 of 8
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DOES IT PAY?
EAGLE CITY, OKLA.
The 'BROWN PUBLISHING Ca.
( ne Copy One Year, $1.00
i ae Copy Six Months, 5°
Cne Copy Thiee Months, -25
Published Every Friday.
IJntered as second cluss matter Sep-
tember 19, iqc5, at the post4 office at
D llon, Okla, under the act of Congress
of March 2, 1897.
What does a newspaper owe
to its town and patrons?
Without doubt a newspaper
can do a towu more good or more
harm than any other two institu-
tions in it, and the man or woman
To ba Held at Watonga, Blaine
County, Okla- March 28
The third annual contest will
be held in two divisions this year
The tirst division will consist of
frisco Hotel s< tlwery.
liUUS HI 'M auu v
who chooses to overlook the fact all school cht Idren from the age
Record (Advertising Rates.
Following is the established rate for
Avtrlising in the weekly issue of the
23 igle City Record:
Display advertising, per inch, single
column, per week, .12}^ Cents.
T splay advertising, per inch, doul le
column, per week, 2;; Cents
f ecial rates will be made on page
or half page advertisements.
cal advertising will be charged for
t the rate of 5 cents per line, jer week
f ecial rates will be made on 20 or
more lines .per issue.
Pr- tent medicine advertisements not
taken Nor patent medicine either.
A 1 job work, cash cn delivery.
pnote—Advertisements will not be
changed or taken out until so ordered
The Brown Publishing Co.
will have another guess coming
The time is past when the editor
is looked upon as one of the char-
itable institutions that must be
tolerated, but instead a real live
man is desired at the helm of the
country newspaper; one who is
an enthusiastic worker for his
A good newspaper is like a
■rood mother. Both should advise,
instruct, comfort, praise, chide
and punish their children. A
f >olish mother will yive her child
ren too much praise. A toolish
newspaper will do the same thing
A world!v woman will hide the
rags of her children under a
fi le garment. A newspaper
that desires only to make a show,
will gloss over the faults . of its
i eople and tell only what the per-
sons concerned want them to
tell. Such a policy will spoil
both children and town.
It is a newspapers duty to ex-
toil the good and to comdemn the
evil in a community, to ouild up
a town on a solid loundation.
six to thirteen years. The sec-
ond division will consist of all
school children from the ages of
thirteen to twenty-one, inclusive.
Three or more competent jud-
ges will be selected to award the
prizes. A gold medal will be
given the winner in each divis-
The winner from each town-
ship contest, held sometime
prior to March 28, will be eligible
to enter the final contest to be
held at the connty seat. Teach-
ers 01" school boards may offer
two prises if they wish.
first Class Accomodations lor man
and fiorse at Reasonable Rates.
1 fllso Reep a Supply of meat
and ice on band.
FRED F. FITCH,
•'Does Ragle City need a Com-
mercial club?" is a question we
have put to several of the lead-
ing business mm the past week
and without an exception they
have answered "Yes." Our peo-
ple are beginning to realize that
we must compete with other
small towns that are springing
up over the country and that in
order to do this we must be will
What is evervbodv's business
i-, t obouy's business is an adage
that does not need elucidation.
In order to build up a town that
will draw and hold the trade of
the surrounding -country >ye
m ust v.ork together with a single
Our merchantsare well equip-
pud to do business and in order
to hold the business they have
heretofor had, tbev realize that
they must compete with Canton,
Oakwood, Fay and Watouga.
We have as good rail road facili-
ties as any of them and we must
not lav down now.and let them
attract the capital that is right-
When shall we organ'ze that
Commercial club? Somebody
make a date and let us announce
it in our next issue. Then every-
body come out and take hold
with a will.
We have several good business
propositions before us and there
are others just ahead. Do we
want a good live town or are we
willing to let the other little
places that have not halt the nat-
ural ad vantages, walk off with
our present opportunities, gath-
er all the plums and leave us sit-
ting here like a knot on a log.
The Statehood Bill has passed
the senate and is to go back to
the house with
Tt lo<fks like Stat
The B arithmetic class is just
beginning decimal fractions.
Time is quickly slipping by
and our seven week will soon be
Guy and Edith Woodman, who
were with us last vear, send us
greetings from Elk City.
Mirk VanDoren and Harold
Slaght are doing more reading
f:om the library than any other
pupils in school.
The Physical Geography class
will soon drop that work and
make a hurried review of theGeo-
grapby of the continents.
The Jones children have all
quit school and moved to their
farm in Dewey county. We will
miss Walter in the cipheringcon-
We sent out three graduates
last year, Two of them taught
during this past wiuter and the
other is enrolled in the Business
Department of the Elk City pub.
The Graduating examination
will be held in the Eagle City
school house by Mr. Loy, the sec-
ond week in April, We must do
a good deal of extra work 1 n or-
der to make a good showing in
We will heartily thank ary
1 person for trees sent us on Arb-
'or Day. It is impossible for us to
get any trees of large size be-
cause we have no team. Try and
send us an elm or two and a few
cottonwood or tame mulberry.
Gov. Frantz has issued hia pro-
clamation tor Arbor Day. It is
Mar. 16. We are going to try and
plant a few trees. Eight of the
trees planted last year are still a-
live and doing well. We hope to
improve the appearance of the
school-yard by planting trees in
the years to come.
Dear Boys and Girls : —
You are learn-
ing many valuable things at
school. There are also many
valuable things you may learn at
home. In order to encourage
you in your home work and to
bring the home and school closer
together, and make you appreci-
ate country life, believing as I do
that in the country ir. Blaine
County is the best place in the
world for a boy or girl to grow
I h ive plan ned for a fair to be
held at Watonga Sept.28th. 1906
At this fair you may exhibit what
you have made at home or grown
in the garden. I believe that gard-
ening and home work in co-oper-
ation with parents will help to j
solve the problem of finding prof-
itable work for the town boy or
girl as well as those of the coun-
The garden competition is open
to both boys and girls—
Each to do the planting and cul-
tivating of the produce he or she
Prizes will be offered each
5 ears of corn.
5 ears of pop corn.
5 ears of sweet corn.
1 head of cabbage.
9. 1 pumkin.
A prize will also given for
best es£av not to exceed
Have You Been To
J. H. WAKEFIELD'S
> Sincc he has enlarged his store and added such a nice
> line of goods.
> Cook Stoves, Granite ware, Tin ware,-Everjthing for the Kitcken.
' shelf and Heavy hardware, a full stock. Full supply of.UndertakingS good
Just received a complete line, Beds, Mattresses and Springs
of all kinds. Pillows to lay your weary head on.
' Banner Hog fence and poultry netting. Nice fresh Garden
> Seeds, not old, stuff thai has been in stock two years, but ^
th is years seeds, onion sets, etc.
THE C1YT DMY AND TRANSFER
IRViN MINOR -« j -* PROPRIETOR
Prompt "Attention. Courteous Treatment
words, telling how the studeut
grew the produce.
Yours very truly,
Nella Pratt Thaxton.
Inst're your wheat, cotton or
other crops with B. M. Ross, the
Eagle city real estate man.
Mr Farmer if you use stock food
buy "Our Own" ppt up and guar-
anteed by Ross & Herring.
Salmon is one of the best and
most economical foods produced.
If you want one that is prepared
from the best grade of fish, get,
"the alton goods"
J, — j— ' ~
enjoy their beauty
eliooil don't H.'Q but others will.
Winning number, that takes
the reed rocker at Wakefield's,
392. If not presented in 15 days
from the publication of this
notice No 8 will take the chair. If
We may not'neither of the aboye numbersare
and shade presented in 25 days, No 1648
will take the chair
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i $ S MONEY TO LOAN, S
Get my rate and plan before you do
a'thing. I cau get your loan thr'o in
ten days and do not take out com-
mission. Give you two years to pay
commission without interest.
If you want to SELL your farm
ist it with me. I can sell it, I repre-
sent the best Insurence Co. TThe
State Mutual.] REAL ESTATE.
♦ Perry DeFord, Notary Public, OAKWOOD, O-T ♦
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Vou Can get it in rhyme
Or at any old Time
Dodson <5: Myers
Livery £ Feed Sable.
We Cater especially to the Travelling Public.
Good Rigs. Careful Drivers, Reasonable Rates.
Eagle City, ^
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