The Journal (Geary, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 20, 1915 Page: 3 of 8
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THE GEARY JOURNAL
well agrain. He has had a lifetime of experience.
All work absolutely guaranteed *ive him a trial.
Plea stmt Ridge
If your shoes are Hick and need rrpairing bring
) Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Slavins and
them to dr. ike kalpin. He will make them ! son Earl called at Ed Evey's Monday.1
Mrs. C. M. Cresse went to El Reno !
PA PER-HA A (i I NO
Some Marvelous Exhibits
at the Panama-Pacific
Frrft class work guaranteed
CLA FT HANAN
B. H. FISH
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
REPAIR WORK A
When in need of a carpenter call on me
and let me figure on your work.
Leave word at the Cash
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lehman are
j the proud parents of a baby girl.
Fay and Pearl McDonald called at I Exhlbit in Agricultural Palace at the
the Margerum home Sunday i Panama-Padf c international Expo-
I sition Show Caterpillar Gaining
Favor Over Lug-wheeler Trac-
tors in Farm Macninery.
An observer in the Agriculture Pal-
ace at the Panama-Pacific Interna-
tional Exposition at San Francisco
■cannot help noticing, in the display of
agricultural power machinery, the al-
most complete supersedence of the
new design of power tractor, known as
Rex Spotted Corn's baby died last' the caterpillar, over the cumbersome,
week. j unstable, high-wheeled
few years ago.
Quite a number from this vicinity
attended church at Elm Grove last I
Mabel and Annie Margerum call- !
ed on Lizzie Gassett Sunday.
Mr. Tucker has completed his new
engine of a
There are few of the
Moore and Claud Keely called at the! caterpillar principle has been applied
Margerum home Sunday. . to almost every type of engine for ag-
| ricultural purposes.
The caterpillar proper
Miss Pear Harris, of Bridgeport,
spent Monday Tuesday here the
guest of Miss Lucille Belle.
Tell us your news—phone 142.
Two of our farmer friends dealt with the same mer-
chant. The merchant was honest but a poor book
keeper. One of our farmer friends always prided
himself upon paying hip bills with cash. The other
kept his money in our bank and paid by check. The
result? Easy enough. If the careless merchant pre-
sented a bill a second time to the one who had cancell-
ed check as a recaipt, he had the merchant convinced
at once, while the one who paid cash had to scratch
his head and worry about it and sometimes thought
he had paid twice. IT PAYS TO PAY BY CHECK.
is a heavy
sheet metal chain, varying in width
from ten inches to two feet according
to the weight of the engine, which
passes around two heavy sprocket
wheels like a belt. These wheels re-
volving, pass the chain about them,
(.he lower part moving backward, with;
the weight of the engine resting on
the broad surface of the chain be-
tween the two sprockets.
An engine of this type can be op-
erated on ground soft enough to mire
an ordinary farm wagon.
The Place to Buy i
Telephone 110 I
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Duplicate of the Roosevelt African
A duplicate of the shotgun which
Col. Theodore Roosevelt took with him
on his African trip, a gun constructed
expressly for him by an American
armorer, is on display at the manufac-
turer's exhibit in the Manufacturer's
Palace at the Panama-Pacific Interna-
tional Exposition, San Francisco. The
gun cost its illustrious owner $360,
and its beautiful design, graceful
lines and wonderful inlay work would
justify the expenditure to any lover
of fine pieces. The stock is elabo-
rately hand carved, the barrels and:
lock are hand engraved, and the lock
is inlaid with a hunting scene in gold.
The barrels are of the finest Krupp
steel. Before starting on the trip the
ex-president wrote to the makers: "I
realty think it 1b the most beautiful
gun I have ever seen. 1 am almost
ashamed to take it to Africa and sub-
ject it to the rough treatment it will
The left barrel is choked and the
right open. It is cored to shoot either:
buckshot or a single ball. 1
In a group in this Palace are dis-
plays by four of the world's greatest
manufacturers of sporting arms, which
form an exhibit which attracts hun-1
dreds of sportsmen. Each display is
in charge of a firearms' expert.
Pearl Culture a New Industry.
Among the interesting exhibits of
the Japanese in the Manufacturers'
Palace at the Panama-Pacific Interna-
tional Exposition is a demonstration,
of the methods and results of pearl
cultivation in the far East. The dis-
plays of this cultivated product, show-,
ing hundreds of pearls which until
pearl culture was placed on a com-
mercial basis a few years ago would
have been the possessions of royalty,,
will delight any lover of beautiful
gems, and the methods of production
will prove interesting to any ob-
server. Though pearl culture has be-
come a thriving industry in Japan, at-
tempts to reproduce it in other parts
of the world have yielded but meager
The successful method of propaga-
tion was evolved by the Japanese sci-
entist Kokichi Mikimoto, who discov-
ered a species of oyster which pro-
duced the pearl on the surface of the
shell. Though the finding of the oys-
ters and inserting the nuclei, then
waiting for the pearl to grow to a
commercial size may seem a simple
process, the fact that it has not re-
duced the price ot the gems, even to
that of the most expensive imitations,
shows that it is beset with many diffi-
The U. C. V. REUNION
JUNE 1, 2 and 3
GENERAL D. M. HAILEY, Commander-in-Chief
Via "The Official Route"
Rock Island Lines to Memphis
Southern Railway to Richmond
—ON THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE—
T.v Oklahoma City.
9:30 pm $35.34
10:80 pro. 34.00
11:50 pm. 32.34
Lv McAlester . 1:45 am. .$32.45
Lv Wister. 4:35 am . 30.60
Lv Howe 4:55 am . 30.32
Lv Boonville.. 7:00 am
Ar Memphis. 3:11pm
Lv Memphis 6:30 pm
Lv Corinth. Mi'bs 9:10 pm.
Lv Huntsville, Ala.
Lv Chattanooga. Tenn.
Lv Knoxville, Tenn. .
Ar Asheville, N, C.
Lv Asheville, N. C. .
Lv Statesville, N. C...
Lv Salisbury, N. C.
, 6:55 am
Lv Greensboro. N. C...
Lv Danville. N: C.
Ar Richomd, Va._
. 2:55 am
RATES Tickets will be on sal| at all stations in Oklahoma, May 27,
28, 29, 30, 31 and June 1, return limit June 10th, but privilege of
extension to June 30th by depositing ticket with special agent and
upon payment of fee of 50c.
For sleeping car accomodations and detailed infor-
mation, see nearest Rock Island agent or write the
C. C. STEWART, Div. Pass. Agt., Southern Railway,
FAY THOMPSON, Div. Pass. Agt. J. F. EM ERICH, Trav. Pass.Agt.
Rock Island Lines, Oklahoma City Rock Island Lines, Oklahoma City
Mrs. L. L. Parks delightfully
entertained with a miscellaneous
shower Tuesday afternoon, honoring
Miss Morita Truman, whose engage-
ment to Mr. Charlie Wright, of New-
ton, Kan., was announced last week.
The house was very pretty in its
decorations of red hearts and red
loses. The presents were presented
to Miss Truman bv means of a spider
web. The packages were tied to
the ends of strings and hidden about
Notice To Creditors
Motored to Kansas
R0CERIES and DRY GOODS,
OIL STOVES, BALE TIES, ALFALFA
FORKS, HEADER FORKS and etc...
GET OUR PRICES BEFORE BUYING ELSEWHERE
Daniel Webster's Plow at the Panama-
Pacific International Exposition,
One of the most valuable exhibits
commercially, in the Agricultural Pal-
ace at the Panama-Pacific Interna-
tional Exposition. San Francisco, is
an ancient plow displayed in the
Massachusetts exhibit, and forming a
striking contrast to the highly-com-
plex modern machinery displayed on
the acreage of floor about it.
The plow owes its distinction to
the circumstance that a hundred years
ago Daniel Webster's youthful hands
guided it along the furrows of his
father's farm near Marshfield. Mass.
It was drawn by a yoke of oxen and
if the fusure peer ot American ora-
tors and statesmen could turn an acre
of sod a day he had to work from
daylight to dark
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Nelson left
Monday morning of this week—at
4 o'clock so they say—for MuUane,
Kan., in their motor car. People
here refuse to believe that Clyde
eyer got up that early, but—maybe
so. They will spend a month there
visiting Mr. Nelson's relatives. The
Journal has the following card from
Dear Frank: Please send me the
Journal to the above address. Can't
do without it. Had a fine trip and
am having a pleasant visit.—C. J.
In the County Court of Blaine,
State of Oklahoma.
In the Matter of the Estate of
Adeline W. Humphreys Deceased.
All persons having claims against
Adeline W. Humphreys Deceased
are required to present the same
with the necessary vouchers to the
undersigned Administrator at the
office of Woolman & Wishard, at
Watonga,Blaine County, Okla.,with
in four months of the date hereof,
Dated May 18th, 1915.
Rora A. Tolle.
the rooms. The afternoon was spent j or the same will be forever
in hemming towels for the bride-to-
be. A salad course was served.
Guests were: Mesdames Troxel,
Milligan, Clark, Trippy, Truss, Pot-
ter, Garlick, E. Truman, Graybill,
Misses Mable Phelps, Ollie Wright,
Marie Wright, Dessie Curtis, Edna
Scott, Marie Peckham, Pearl Harris,
of Bridgeport, and Lucille Belle.
The Christian Aid
Mrs. M. B. Carley was hostess
Friday afternoon to the Christian
ladies aid. A big attendance is re-
ported, the collections amounting to
$7.50. The hostess served a dainty
luncheon. There will be no meet-
this week on account of it being
commencement week. Next week
the meeting will be at the country
home of Mrs. Frank Wilson, south-
west of the city.
Decoration Day Services
The G. A. R. Post and Relief
Corps will meet at the Masonic hall
Mav 30 at 10 o'clock, with flowers,
and will go from there to the cem-
etery where they will decorate the [
graves. A special invitation is ex
tended to parties with automobiles
to convey the members of the post
and corps to and from the cemetery.
At 3 o'clock in the afternoon the j
decoration day address will be de
livered at the opera house by Dr.
Freeman. Everyone invited.
Members of the G. A. R. post and
Relief Corps are requested to meet
at Masonic hall at 10 o'clock Sundav
morning, May 23, from which place
they will go in a body to the opera
house to attend memorial services,
which will be a union service at 11
o'clock, conducteb by Rev. KrehbieL
A week from next Sunday is dec-
oration day and on that day the t
cemetery should be clean and in per-
fect condition. Therefore parties
interested are urged to take the
time next week to go to the ceme-
tery and cut the weeds and make
whatever repairs may be necessary,
that the cemetery may look well on
decoration day. This should not be
JOB PRINTING—the best in GFTT YOUR CROP INSURED
town at reasonable prices; phone AGAINST HAIL. Tom Ballew has
142. | the best hail policies in the city.
If you have a Kel-
ly Photo Coupon
bring it in at once
as I expect to close
the studio in a few
days. Come now.
THE PHOTO MAN
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