The Geary Journal (Geary, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 48, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 18, 1912 Page: 1 of 4
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THE GEARY JOURNA
BLAINE COUNTY. OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY. JANUARY 18, 1912~
that foil harsh weather
Harsh weather makea a rough 3kin, but 9oienoe pro-
▼idea preventives as well as remedies. We have many ex-
cellent preparations for the skin, Creams and lotions that are
really benefioial and improve the complexion, making the
skin soft and smooth, and to a great extent proof against
Rexall Cream of Almonds is a delightful healing almond
Cream and is splendid for the face. Will not cause hair
A LARGE BOTTLE 25c
Rexall Cold Cream used before going out in the wind
prevents chaps and roughness. Keeps the skin soft and
IN JAR3 AT 25c.
Rexall Disappearing Cream ia a Skin Food as well as
a healing and softening cream. Rubs well into the skin
and gloves can be worn after its use.
Our assortment of Toilet Creams. Lotions and Powders is
large. Come in and let us explain the merits of the
Rog'ers Drug' Store
[ R. L. Jackson a well to do
farmer living four miles ea3t of
Geary committed suioide late
Sunday afternoon by taking
strychinine. The cause of his
self destruction is'unknown. He
leaves a wife and two children
to mourn his untimely death.
Mr. Jackson was in the best of
spirits seemingly, and was at
home alone at the time, his wife
and ohildren were visiting with
neighbors, on returning home
found him dead. Dr. Browning
as called but to no avail.
The funeral will be the latter
part of the week owing to the
fact they are waiting for relatives
from North Dekota.
A New Firm
Listen to This.
8# acres adjoining Geary,
west side, well improved. A
nice home for $2300 cash. You
can't beat it in all of Oklahoma.
0. M. Miller, of Eagle City,
has rented and moved on Mrs.
M. M. Smith farm north and
east of town. Mr. Miller ia an
industrious and prosperous
farmer; no doubt hie pleasant
family will make many friends.
When given as aoon as the croupy
cough appears Chamberlains Cough
Remedy will ward off an attack of
croup and prevent all danger and
catse of anxiety Thousands of mother
u«e It successfully. Sold by all deal-
J. W. Dearing attended court
in Watonga Monday.
i General Sale.
On the first Monday in Feb-
rurary there will be a general
publio auotion eale conducted
by Col. J. A. Ryther on the
streets of Geary.
There will be stock of every
discription sold, implements
feed, household goods and in
fact,you are invited to bring
anything that you desire to sell,
and place it in this sale. The
cost will be very reasonable and
the accommodations in getting
what you want, great.
If the farmers will take advan-
tage of this first Monday sale,
it will prove to be one of the
greatest buying and trade day of
the month. Bring what you
have to sell and see J. A. Ryther,
it will pay you.
The Little Meat Market for
fresh, tender meate—J. W. Paden.
19 NEVERS FOR GEARY
The new firm of Craven &
Scruggs Furniture Co. have pur-
chased the entire Hanan stock
and opened for business Tues-
day. They are looated in the
same building on broadway where
they invite friends and custo-
mers to come whether you buy
or not, they will show you thru
the stock and quote prices.
Mr. Craven is a resident of
Geary and is well and favorably
known. Mr. Scruggs is a son-
in-law of S. C. Craven and is a
new oomer to our town. We
wish them much sucoess.
City Water Scarce.
While the mains of the city
water works system have never
froze or been out of working
order, save a few hours one
ofternoon, water in Geary has
been scarce, owing to the faot
that private attachments have
frozen, due in many cases to be-
ing laid too shallow when oity
water was installed, as a mean,
of saving a small sum.
In case of fire, our supply of
water was as great as ever and
the splendid fire department of
Geary could have quenched the
demon blaze as easily as hereto-
fore. Zero weather cuts no
lioe" but makes plenty.
Journal A Necessity.
McConnell, 111., Jan. 8, 1912
Mr. Carley, Geary, Okla.
Will you please send me the
"Geary Journal" for six months.
Enclosed please find a money
order for same. I oan not get
along without the Journal.
We are having genuine winter
weather. Sunday, Jan. 6th, the
thermometer registered 28 de-
grees below zero. Isn't that about
cold enough to freeze an Okla-
If you will, you may send me a
coppy of last week's papper and
begin my subscription with Jan.
Very truly yours,
Lydia C. Wohlford
Christian Aid Society
Despite the biting winds of
Friday, the ladies of the Uhris-
iain Aid Society enjoyed an es-
pecially pleasant meeting at the
home of Mrs. Bishop where an
unusual large attendance was
present, inoluding the official
Board of the Church and a num-
ber of invited guests aside from
the members, who enjoyed the
hospitalities of this pleasant
After the sewing hour the
ladies gave their loyal president
Mrs. Pinney, a very pleasant
surprize by presenting her a
beautiful painting, hansomely
framed, which she expressed
her grateful thanks and appreci-
ation, promising the ladies that
aha would serve as their presi-
dent "from now on"
The hostess served a deliceous
dinner which will not soon be
forgotton. Ad journed to meet
with Mrs. Deam.
AMERICAN STATE RANK
Accumulating money should not be the
principal aim in life, nor should it be regarded
with contempt, for it represents, to a great ex-
tent, the means to physical and mental com-
A little self-sacrifice, a savings'account
with this bank and a determination to use your
money right (by saving it) will soon accumulate
a snug balance to your credit.
Start the account to-day. This is a good
bank in a good town and your deposit is pro-
tected by the depositors' guaranty fund of the
State of Oklahoma.
AMERICAN STATE RANK
Never go behind the counter in a store; in the counting room of
Bank, or in the post-office
Never eat out of the open boxes or barrels in a grocery. It
stealing before the proprietor's eyes what he bought.
ever expect a town band stand, to stand in one place through all
Never try to keep up a street light where it is not needed. Electric
juice costs somebody money.
Never loaf on the .treets. It is tho hardest work you ever did. and
there is no salary attached.
Never try to entertain an audience of one with a conversation if you
are not a well posted man yourself.
Never talk about yourself. It is a thousand times easier to be on any
subject and not get caught
Never pull the window blinds down Saturday and put yourself in jail
on Ounday and imagine yourself a Chistrian.
Never make a poor speech at a Home Talent Club. For then the
editor has to lie.
Never tell people to go to hell. They won't do it.
Never try to force people to read all you read. Some may like to
Ney expect much from a Republican countv officer and you will not
Never try to get a man to quit the use of tobacco. Go at it indirectly.
Urge him to use more. When he lops off about half, get his wife to
spit some for him.
Never expect Geary to grow by fighting your neighbor.
Never expect a newcomer to be wholly faultless.
Never wait until you are dead to see whether a new idea is right or
Mrs. J. H. Dillon presented the
central Telephone girls with a
large box or chooolate candy, as
an appreciation ot the good ser-
vice received from their hands.
In many towns you notice oon-
tinual complaints of phone ser-
vices, but not so here. Geary
Telephone Co. and employees are
kind and aooomodating much to
the pleasure of their patrons.
The Epworth society of the M.
E. ohurch will give an oyster
supper Friday night in the Odd
Fellows hall. Oysters and coffer
will be served, a good social
time for all that attend. A
cordial invitation ia extended to
Turner Evans has sold his en-
tire interes' in the firm of Preston
<t Evans to Joe W. Moores who
assumed control Tuesday. The
new firm will be known as Pres-
ton A Moores real estate dealers,
who will continue the business in
the same satisfactorily manner.
The following witnesses were
oalled to Watonga Mondayo n the
case of the stats vs. W. H. Hall:
J. 0. Davis, J. E. Young, C. D.
Baldwin. H. H. Smith, C. E.
Blackert, C. M. Brake, J. A.
8mith, O. P. Ruth, S. M. Mabry
Watonga, Okla. Deo. 16, 1912
Regular Blaine oounty teach-
ers examination will be held on
Thursday and Friday, Jan. 25th
and 20th 1912, at the court house
Daisy M. Pratt,
The choir practice of the M. E
ohurch, South, are oalled to meet
at the church Thursday evening
at 7:30. All who sing in the
choir are urged to be present to
praotice the musio fur Sunday.
Two new additions to the choir
are Mr. Diehl with the cornet and
Mr. Jorgensen with the violin.
Those who have heard these
gentlemen know them to be
masters in their line, and their
musio is of the highest order.
We feel that with the assistance
of these gentlemen, we can main-
tain a choir that will be a credit
to our churoh and a delight to
the people of our town.
J. W. Trevette. Pastor.
Postmaster Deam and W. T.
Peters cook stoves blue up
week, as a result or the water
freezing in the reservoir pipes.
When fires were started, the
frozen ice prevented circulation
and the steam caused the ex-
Mrs C 11 Brake Enter^ins.
Mrs. Chas. Brake entertained
very oleverly Tuesday afternoon
inthonor of Mmes. Rogers and
Haas of Clinton, a large party
was present as the invitations
were general and a most delight-
full afternoon waa enjoyed.
Nine tables were arranged
where a lively game of "Bunco"
waa played, resulting in Mrs.
Blackert winning the prize.
Guests favors were also present-
ed to the guests of honor. Mrs.
J. A. Smith of Oklahoma City
and Mmes. Rogers and Haas of
The hostess delighted her
guests with varied forms of
amusements, proving herself
royal entertainer. After
spending the afternoon merrily
a beautiful luncheon was enjoy-
Last Saturday morning as Jim
McKinster was on his way to the
butcher shop, his feet slipped
from under him on the frozen j'oe
causing him to fall on his left
arm breaking it in the elbcw. At
this time Jim is doing nioely but
is unable to be on duty.
Mrs Holmes Entertains.
Among the festivities that
have been given in honor of
Mmes. Rogers and Haas of Clin-
ton, the afternoon at oards on
Wednesday at the beautiful home
of Mrs. L. A. Holmus was one of
the most pleasant affairs of the
week, those who were luoky
enough to be on t'ae guest list
were royally entertained from
start to finish, as the hostess,
who is extremely popular, has
that talent of entertaining ever
the fastidious, and her pleasant
and oommodiqus ho me is one of
the handsomest residents that
graoes our little Citty.
In the out for thie prize, be*
tween Mmes. Deam and Fees, the
latter being favored. Beautiful
prizes were presented to the
guests of honor. Daintly ap
pointed luncheon was served.
I have soma ohoioe S, C,
Orpington Cook reals for
See them before buyine Phone
Alfalfa 12, Mrs. Will Crothare!
R. F. D. 4, Geary. 10.47
Preston left Sunday
for Okeene whore Ward will take
charge of the Okeene Leader.
J. H. Ragland proprietor of the
Okeene Leader will be busy at-
tending the duties of his politi-
oal office, County assessor.
Ward is a good printer and news-
paper man and will oonduot the
Leader in a satisfactorily manner
for Mr. Ragland.
Mrs. Seth Welbourn is very
sick at this time with pneumonia.
Real rioh, red, Mexiovn chili
peppers are the only kind ever
used in making: the Alton Goode
Chili powders and all other ingre-
dients are vegetable. Try it 10o
and 25o. Your grooer sells It.
Mrs. Frar.k Petrie was the
lucky one at the Free sewing
maohine drawing contest at
Colby's Hardware Saturday.
Mrs. Petree is a dressmaker and
will n>ore thoroughly appreciate
this splendid machine, than any
Never change if you have always been on the wrong side
years of age. Then you can't change.
Never believe politician when he lalks about saving what twenty
Never read out loud to a man unless he insists upon it very much.
And even then—don't do it
Mrs. A. C. Gilmore will leave
tomorrow for Okeene where she
jcins her husband who is in the
employment of the Waters
Pierce oil Co. Mr. and Mrs.
Gilmore will make their home
temporally in Okeene while Miss
Viola will remain here untill
ehe finishes school, she is at
home with Mr. and Mrs. R.'
report of his office, and the con- R°b®rts.
dition of our streets and alleys. Mrs. Fred Pinney gave one
We are glad to say to the credit o'clock dinner Wednesday, com- '
of Mr. Tusing, that crossings, plimentry to her guests Mrs. J.
alleys, streets and other places A. 8mith of Oklahoma City and
under his supervision are in ex- Mrs Rogers and Mrs Haas
and E. A. Justice.
I. H. Tusing 8treet Comrnis-
I sioner, has just closed bis 1911
celient condition, not-withstand
ing the limited means with which
to conduct hie office.
Clinton. Only the immediate
friends of out of town guests |
The highest quality is found
in Royal Seal Flour. Ask for
and insist on getting the Royal
Seal brand. Sold by all grocer
and every sack guaranteed by
Geary Willing & Elevator Co.
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