The Medford Star. (Medford, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 10, 1904 Page: 1 of 8
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THE MEDFORD STAR.
MEDFORD, GRANT COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER JO, <904.
We Have Our Complete Line of Ladies', Misses' and Children's
COATS, CAPES, SUITS,
SKIRTS and JACKETS
This is without doubt the strongest assortment we /— ^
have ever shown. Ladies' Jackets as low as Cp^l-,r)r)
A Few More Reasons Why You Should Trade at THE BOSTON
3 Full Pint Bottles Blueing
3 Cans of Tomatoes, standard
12 Bars Laundry Soap
2 Pounds Chase and Sanborn's Coffee
3 Quarts Cranberries
25c 17 Pounds Sugar—Standard Cane—subject to
25c market change ,
25c A Good Broom and dust pan
25c Fancy Bulk Olives, quart
25c White Fish, 3 for
Glass Water Pitcher and One I'ound Baking
25c Best Sodn Crackers per pound 6c and
35c Fancy Head Rice, per p..und
25c Cracked Rice
A Folding: Slate FREE With Each Pair of Shoes
FPICIIlli STATEHEHT Of THE FINANCIAL CONDITION
Bank at Medford,
In The Territory of Oklahoma, at
the close of business. September ti, 1904.
I,oh lis and discounts
Overdrafts, secured and unsecurd...
u. s. Bonds to secure circulation....
Bonds, securities, etc
Hanking house, furniture, and lix-
Other real estate owned
Due from .National Banks
(not reserve agents.) ..
• Due from State Banks
and Bankers 16,000.00
Due from approved reserve
Checks and other Cash items,. 911.50
Kxchauge for Clearing House..
fractional paper currency,
nickels, and cents 11.90
1,awful Money Reserve in Bank;
l.egal tender notes 4,350.00 i
Total cash and sight exchange
Redemption funu with U. S. Treasurer
(5 per cent of circulation.) 2,150.00
Capital stock paid in 25.000.00
surplus fund 2,000.00
Undivided profits less expense, etc 2,316.14
National Hank Notes outstanding 25,000.011
Due to other National Banks
Demand certificates of deposit
Time certificates of deposits
Certified checks 4,100.00
of Oklahoma, i
iiBANT County. i
1, i, r. Heasty, cai-hier of 'he above-named
oauk, ao soltmuly swearthat the above state-
ment is true to the best of my knowledge and
i. r. HEASTY, Cashier,
John T. Stewart,
D. D. Godfrey.
T. T. Godfrey.
Subscribed and sworn
day of September 1904.
I ska 1.1 Com
before me this 10th
F. G. Walling.
expires Jan. 8 19li8.
Chicago Live Stock Show.
Every stockman needs the inspiration
aild benefit of the International Live
Arrange your plans to include a trip to
Chicago for this event, November 26 to
Round trip rate via the Santa Fe $22.00.
Ask G. E: Honey.
Dayton, Ohio, Mrs. Mary Simpson—
"Everything disagreed with meaud baby
until I used Hollister's Rocky Mountain
Tea. Now habv sleeps and grows like a
weed." 35 cents. Tea or Tablets.
Full returns will hot be available until
the last of tbe week and we are only able
to give the majority vote of the candi-
dates elected. These figures are not the
complete returns but will give the reader
some idea of how Tuesday's election
McGuire, majority 377; two precincts
yet to bear from.
Decker, for councilman, majority 23,
and over 500 in Garfield.
Becker, for representative, majority 90.
Dow Anderson, majority 86.
A. C Glenn, majority 285.
I. V. Hardy, majority 200.
Dillman, Democrat, majority 52.
^Walling, Democrat, majority 138.
Brattan, Democrat, majority 300.
Alderson, Democrat, majority 500.
Chism, Democrat, majority 500.
Orendorf, commissioner first district,
Republican, majority 100.
Humphrey, commissioner second dis-
trict, Democrat, majority 100.
Mann, commissioner third district,
japan may be at war with Russia now
but it will be peaceful Friday evening,
November 18, when visited on the "Trip
Arouud the World." An edict from the
Mikado to this effect has been issued.
Be sure you visit Japan; see that your
ticket mentions this as one of tbe sta-
tions where you can stop for refresh-
ments. Tea throA'u in. Ask for a Jap-
anese fan loo.
Report of Teachers for month ending
November 4th, 1904:
EAST SIDE SCHOOl,.
Total enrollment 28 11 39
Present enrollment 28 11 39
Per cent of attendance 9c
No. of tardies
No. neither tardy nor absent
Eta M. Thomas, Teacher
WEST SIDE SCHOOl,—ROOM I
Total enrollment 16 .21 37
Present enrollment 15 20 .35
Per cent of attendance 98
No. cases of tardiness 3
No. neither absent nor tardy 26
Helen F. Vandyke. Teacher.
ROOM NO. 2.
Total enrollment 18 16 34
Present enrollment 17 15 32
Per cent of attendance 98
No. cases of tardiness r'
No. neither absent nor tardy 19
Cora Stranbekc,, Teacher
Roff and Brown sold 600 lbs. of cab-
bage last Saturday and could have sold
1600 lbs. more had ihey not run out.
These ba.gains are advertised iu the
Bill Wes Goodwin author and lecturer
will lecture in the Congregational church
November 16, at 8 o'clock p. m.. 011 "A
Streak O' Sunshine."
Movers coming through town yester-
day with split bottom chairs tied on be-
hind their wagon; must have been
room no. 3.
Total enrollment .18 23 41
Present enrollment 18 21 39
Per cent of attendance 99
No. of cases of tardiness 3
No. neither tardy nor absent 26
Lou Fisher, Teacher.
I.ast Saturday the Pond Creek foot
ball team came up to play the team u.'
this place, and were defeated. In the
first half neither side scored. In the
second half Pond Creek kicked to Med-
ford and Hallem made a 90 yard run for
a touch down, and goal was kicked.
5 ! Then Medford by end runs and line
I bucks carried the ball to within a few
j feet of their opponents goal and Cobb
j made ail end run for the goal; this time
the goal was not kicked. Medford then
gave Pond Creek choice of kick or posi-
tion and they took position. Cobb
kicked to a few yards of goal line and
Pond Creek lost 011 downs Then by a
trick play Cobb again carried the ball
over for a touch down. The goal was
again kicked. Final score, Medford 17;
Pond Creek, o. Touch down Cobb 2.
Hallem 1. The work 01 Hallem, Cobb
and Ed. Faulkenburg won the game and
as they are three excellent backs it is not
wondered at. A big crowd witnessed
the game. The next game is with Enid
next Saturday at Enid.
room no. 4.
Males—Females—Total j and hearty.
Total enrollment 29 15 44
Present enrollment 28 15 43
Per cent of attendance 98
No. of cases of tardiness 2
No. neither absent nor tardy 31
Effie M. Renshaw, Teacher.
The hunting party composed of Toin
Roff, Ralph Sprague, Fred Yochens and
Will Wilson returned last Friday e\
ing, all iu fine fetter, having enjoyed
their outing to the fullest extent. Suffi-
cient game was killed to supply their
immediate demand, and all look hi
^ ^ *!'• ♦<
Our Stock of
Heating Stoves and Stove Fixtures
Was Never so Complete as Now. We have everything in Stove
to make home comfortable "In The Good Old Winter Time.'
| FISK & THARP
1 >ur car of buggies has arrived,
and are ready fur your inspection.
Come in. and look them over
whether you want to buy or not.
ihoats and hogs all
We handle the kind that keeps the pig!
the same pen.
X 4* 4* 4* 4*4* 4* 4* 4*4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4" 4 4* 4 X
room no. 5.
Total enrollment 25 38 63
Present enrollment 23 36 59
Per cent of attendence 98
No. of cases of tardiness 8
No. neither absent nor tardy 30
Eva V. Allison, Principal.
Marie Smart, Assistant.
Highest price for Poultry' Eggs, But-
r and Hide*at Jack.* Co.
Examine Your Old Papers.
I pay spot cash for Military Bounty
Land Warrants and procure them for
those entitled. I also buy Soldiers' Ad-
ditional Homestead Rights. If you
have or know of one write me. Full in-
formation on application.—W. E. Moses.
McGill Bldg, Washington, D. C.
I have several pieces of fine corn and
cotton or wheat land in the Creek Coun-
try to trade for good wheat land in
Grant county.—Inquire of W. P. Dority.
Many of our citizens have been re-
strained trom a trip to the Worlds lrair
by the expense of the thing; but any one
can take a "Trip Around the World
Friday evening, November 18, for 25
cents, with Jinrikisha accommodations
thrown in. This interesting lour has
been arranged for by the ladies of the
Methodist church who have provided
for an itinerary to Germany, France,
Ireland and Japan. Tickets on sale on
and Hfter Monday next at the Boston
store and at both banks. You will not
be in il at all if you don't make this
trip. Ticket covers transportation, re-
freshments and social entertainment and
a guarantee against accidents. See T. T.
Godfrey for special tipa.
A measuring social will be given by
the Junior Epworth League a't the home
of-Dr. J. H. C'Rear Friday evening, No-
vember 11. A good time. Refresh-
ments free. Bring three cents for each
foot tall and one cent for each extra
W. H. awt.itl of the State Mutual In-
surance Co., was in town Monday shak-
ing hands with old friends Mr. Sweatt
is pleased with their new location and
says that the Stale Mutual has done well
since going to Oklahoma City.
Win. J. Aikins of Pawnee. Neb.,
stopped in Medford on his way to Sny-
der, Ok!a. Mr Aikins purchased two
fine farms south and west of Medford
for $9,000 Mr. Aikins will stop again
on his way home.
W. P. Mitchell of Numa came in
Monday and paid up his subscription.
Mr Mitchell says that he takes a paper
for tbe news contained therein, hence
his preference for the Star.
The Grant Co'intv News says the Star
is a tool of the Republicans. Brother
Delzell does u* too great an honor.
However. Delzell is to light behind to be
a tool for any party.
Co-operative Farm Telephones. proof of its value is-The fact universal
Everv progressive farmer should have] —thai people who once have a telephone
a telephone. He cannot afford to he j almost never have it taken out.—The
without one. Time is money, and the i Farmers' Magazine.
telephone saves time. It is easier, '
quicker and cheaper to talk than it is to teachers* Association
walk or ride. The time has come when 1 he Grant County Teachers' Assoeia-
must realize the importance of being ; l'on w'" meet fleer Creek. November
in touch with our neighbors and llie
world at large.
Communities can build their own lines
if they cannot get satisfactory service it
reasonable rates from existing compan-
ies. It is a considerable undertaking,
but the country is already dotted with
independent telephone exchanges thus
established, which seem to be etuineir i_\
The first tiling to do 111 organizing a
telephone company is to agitate the
question and make the neighbornood tin
derstand its great value; that it is a good
business investment; a public improv
ment; a distinct social advantage and
positive personal convenience; that
telephone in the house enables one to
call the butcher, tbe baker, the grocer
and to bring one into quick touch with
the railroads, the telegraph, tiie postolfice
or the bank. The telephone enables the
busy farmer to transact business at the
farm that would otherwise necessitate
his absence from home. In a large
measure it eliminates the only strong ob-
jection to farm life—isolation. With a
telephone in tbe house the farmer's wife
is never alone. Every subscriber i*. as
it ware, in the next room. The best <
1030a til.—Seelev's School Manage-
ment, chapters 6-9-Maurice Thomas;
I writing in English, chapters 4-6. 1:30
p. in —Music; roll call answered by cur-
rent events; hints for primary teaching
iu tbe lower grades, Nora Howell; dis-
cussion. Blanche Dougan; Bryant,
"Flood of Yeats," Geo. Santee; Teach-
er s place in character building, T. S.
Subjects !>f the sermons at the Metho-
dist church next Sunday are as follows:
ii a. m., "Laving up Treasures in
Heaven;" 7:30 p.m., "Ruth, the Beau-
tiful" or "The Woman Who Loved Her
Editor J. F. Hattns left Tuesday night
with a party of eight or ten, to attend
the annual conference of the mennonite
church to he held iu Winkler, Manitoba.
Mr. Harms will be away for two weeks
Mrs E. J. Foote and family returned
home trom Topeka, Kan., where she has
been visiting relatives and friends for
the past nioutb.
For Rent One desirable five room
cottage with cistern.-J. C. Bingnm.
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Foote, E. J. & Bowser, Frank. The Medford Star. (Medford, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 10, 1904, newspaper, November 10, 1904; Medford, Oklahoma Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc185823/m1/1/: accessed September 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.