The Hollis Post-Herald (Hollis, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 14, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 1, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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....Farm Loans, Real Estate and Collections. I. G. DOUGLASS....
THE HOLLIS POST-HERALD
VOL. 6. NO. 14
HOLLIS, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1908.
11.00 a Year.
WAGONS! WAGONS! WAGONS!
These Wagons MUST be sold! You NEED them! They are the BEST that can be bought, Quality considered.
Cook Stoves noel Heating Stoves!
Winter is coming- and you need a stove. We have it. the GARLAND COOK STOVES and HEATERS are the BEST
H. IN. SPO
R, Mollis, Oklahoma
| THE iSAMK |
I THAT WANTS YOUR BUSINESS |
Is the one that comes right
out and says so.
That is what we are trying
to impress upon you.
The deposits of this bank
are increasing each year and
we now have a long list of well
satisfied customers. If you
are not at present a patron of
this bank, please consider this
a personal invitation to make
this your banking home in the
Others are pleased with the
service we have to offer—you
will be also.
| FIRST NATIONAL BANK, HOLLIS
From F. F. Cain.
jwhich people are imigrating to
this Western country daily. By
P. P. C-iiti, State Agency In-j this time the cotton picking sea-
spectoi- has resided hU poai- ,0n is well on l.ore, ami tom-
tion and has taken un the ti^hi,k ,1 , . .
and ha, taken up the fight, pered atmosphereis moredesira-
lor the Agency (Dispensary) j bie than
a System. Ho makes the follow-
one .saturated with wa-
However before the weather
A , I became severely cold a good,
jcentot the people v on d support qniet, miId sensib]e rain le|1
} iiilie nvnnnQif inn if f K/MT kn/1 «■ .
here—one which was appreciat-
Believing that seventy-five per
Messrs. Hawk & Lewis of
Childress, Texas, have contract-
ed with W. R. Culpepper for the
use of his livery barn in which
they will install a concrete block
machine and at once begin mak-
ing the blocks which will be used
in building the new Groves Na-
The corner on which the build-
ing is to be erected is now occu
pied by McCauley & Co. The
contract for occupancy dees not
expire till Jan. 1, 1909, and the
work of construction will be de-
ferred till this contract expires
The building of the bank will
not be deterred materially, as
the workmen in the meantime
will be making the blocl's and
getting the material in readiness
for the work.
Lots For Trade.
Will trade lots in .the Motley
addition, for one good horse or
good team. See G. Tunnell at
Fewell & DeLamar's store.
Civil Services Exam.
The postmaster at Hollis has
been notified that the Civil Ser-
vice Commission will hold a rural
carriers examination in this
county on Saturday, October 24.
1908. In order that a register of
eligibles may be established here
it is necessary that not less than
six persons forward applications
so that they will reach the com-
mission on or before Wednesday,
October, 14, 1908. The necessa-
ry blanks are kept by the post-
master at Hollis, who will give
all nccessary information rela
tive to the filing of applications
and to examinations. W O Al-
lison, the postmaster, will be
glad to receive the application of
anyone who may desire to enter
this proposition, if they had a
chance to read this law and what
the Agency has accomplished, I
have decided to take up this
work. I will be pleased to mail,
free of cost, to anyone, a copy of
the Biilups law, explanation of
the Agency work, and other liter
ature along this line, to all who
will ask for it. Write me at
Rooms two and three, Victor
Block, Guthrie, Ok la.
The Agency (misscalled Dis
pensary) system is rapidly gain-
ing in public favor. Pew physi
cians of the regular school are
found who have not written one
or more prescriptions for medi-
In Choctaw County twenty-
three physicians have prescrib-
ed for the Agency, of whom
twelve have issued less than ten
each and six of whom have is-
sued but one each.
The people are fast learning
that the Agency is not a booze
ed by the people.
9 School Books.
School books will be kept at
the Hollis Drug Store, and will
be spot cash. No deviation, as
we are state agents, and can take
The ladies of the Methodist
Home Mission Society, Metho-
dist church, will serve a pie
supper at the home of Mrs. R. A.
Williams Friday evening, Octo-
ber 2, at 7:30 o'clock. Everyone
invited to come and enjoy the
evening, where will be spread a
feast of good things. No admis-
sion will be charged, but volun-
tary contributions will be ac-
Monday last a fine $600.00
X-ray machine was received by
the Hollis Hospital. This is the
second largest machine made,
and is one of tj^e finest in the
country. Quite a number of our
people examined it before it was
Two or thr^e meetings have
been held by our people since
joint, but an orderly, creditable our last issue, which had for their
arrangement for supplying le
H. H. Fielder, engineer for
the Altus and Hollis railroad,
was here Tuesday and said that
the construction company will
be ready to begin layimz the
steel by October 20. Mr. Key
has struck a ledge of rock of
about 2,000 feet length which
will lmve to be blasted through,
and has asked till November 1
to complete his contract.
carried up into the hospital.
Professional Watchmaker .—
Not A Tinker
We have spent several years in the trade as a pro-
fessional watchmaker, and have successfully held posi
tions and received as high salaries as are paid in the
I have decided to enter business for my own inter
est, and have permanently located herr
We carry at all times, a well se'ected, and fine line
of hiph grade, guaranteed jewelry. We give a specific
guarantee with all goods that leave our store. We also
have a well equipped repair department and
Respectfully Solicit Your pttronage
With Our Guarantee of Satisfaction
motive the discussion of a propo-
sition submitted by Quanah cap
italists. Up to last Mondav after-
noon no definite decision had
been reached, and the people
were called together in the
Northcross building at 3 o'clock
to discuss the most liberal prop
osition which our people could
make in order to secure the pro-
L. C. Tolson was called on for
a speech, and he made a motion
that the presidont of the Com-
mercial Club inform the com-
mittee that our citizens will offer
$20,000 and right-of-way through
town, if they will consider the
No fine spun theories, but just
a plain business proposition is
what our citizen s desire to con
sider. That is all they feel justi-
fied in offering.
Both are essential to successful
banking-. We tried to give our
customers the benefit of the Depos-
itors Guaranty Fund of State of
Oklahoma, but under the Attorney
General's ruling1 we were compelled
to withdraw from our agreement
with the State Board. The fact
that we were under the Guaranty
Law should be sufficient proof to
you that we are absolutely safe or
we could not have undergone the
rigid examination that it required
to come under that law.
We always try to be liberal to
our customers and will always ex-
tend to them any accommodation
that is within our power upon the
most liberal terms to be had.
If You Are Satisfied With Our
Platform Come and See Us.
THE GROVES NATIONAL BANK
HOLLIS, - OKLAHOMA
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We have a lot of school tablets
| that have been damaged by mice
j that will be sold at half price,
central'Cal1 at the Nook.
The Cass County Democrat
Have you seen our New Corsets?
The W. &
A new corset you must have to
make your gown fit correctly,and
the new model will give you the
proper figure that will be essen-
tial this coming season of grace-
D. H. Montgomery -
Jewelry and Optician
Hollis ... Okia.
While it will not be news to
our readers to report the advent
of a light frost Monday moruing
yet not many people in town
cared to face tin: crisp atmos
phere merely tos <e a little mar
gin of frost scattered over a
neglected plank. And we are
assured by early risers that
rime jeweled outposts attest to
the truth—which may or mayj
not be disputed.
September 22 is the
,date around which cluster the
| variable ^ equinoctial periods
I Sometimes the equinoctial storm j
I occurs before, but more often 1 says the followinK incident actu-
. later than September 22. This a,ly occured at Harrisonville: A
I year it was delayed nearly J citizen inclined to be wet sent to
week. a brewery for a case of beer and j
The autumnal eouinox i* J instructed the brewer to label it j ~ =^=s=asssBd|
books. It ar rived all right and 1 List Salurdav a strong north A. J. Denton fell off of a bam
the man received this notice c*r t :iu)e up and continueu ;j,: day j which he was building tor J. If.
from the express company: Sunday. The winter • v. rooatjTice and severely sprained hi*
| We have the VV. B. NUF0RM and the W.
| B. LRECT FORM. Their names signify
f perfection in Corsets.
| ..fewell & DeLamar
. riod in many
heavy rain f:i
icg in the c Li
districts ir j
laces. Usually a'
. and the time be-,
* picking season.
vnpour ve*-y un
okoee, es- Dr. B. H. Bell went to Dallas, j wind became quiet Monday
o flood-cursed j Texas, on business Friday r.f 1.-st ■ morning, but the air was crisp
tcrh Texas, from' week, returning Tuesday. pmd bracing.
The winter <>v«
"Dear sir: Your box of books Ivvas very much 5n ,n ilk'nc
| is leaking. Come in and set it"! wlnler
chief topic of conversation.
and | rin.
Til.' N. T Harmon of Kelly,
has been for over three
in Arkansas visiting rolltiiee.
returned Mondajr of
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