The Medford Star. (Medford, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 20, 1905 Page: 1 of 10
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MEDFORD, GRANT COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY APRIL, 20 1905.
Mesdames II. IL. Allen, F. W. Hip
pie and A. H. Thill are spending 11 few
days visiting in Kansas.
The Wakita Herald Says:
Jake Med lam enjoyed a visit from
his brother and sister rif near I!
City over Sundav.
Biscuits baked perfectly brown top and bottom in Three Minutes,
_ V\ 0 extend to every one a cordial invitation local) at our store
^ any day during the
jg Week Beginning April 24b
^ And see the baking1 done and have a lunch and cup of coffee with us
J A Scott
J M Harmon
W I) Currier
M K McKetMnnn
J 1? Hunirk
J W Henderson
J II Saver
J K Mussel man
G K Honey
II M Stewart
We refer you to some of the following Majestic l*sc.
H J Lake C A Nandet Jno Koran
H J filling Win I tenrv
A T Oomvay Car! Winter
Art Thnefcel" Wi,Iter Derl.v
N I) Koch Chas l'itclicr
Mrs Early A he Uoerksen
J W Pyle KC Thompson
!•'. W. Stewart '/, H Para more ~ji
We will give away n beautiful set of silver knives nod forksrturtng th? wile
FREE A Valuable Present FREE f
durlml'iCL'ii lORi,W a,lsn,u,fly toe " every pnr.-l.sser of a ?:.\j l-STIC RANGE. 4&1
•nil I Hi: t h« sale only, n minplele sel ..I the celel.n.l. .1 M A Il-';,T K' I ui >K I V ; U' \ : •''
Ilia,I,- of copper, Sleet an.I ik I. worth >7 M. .-heap at thai and iIk- b. ,1 at an-,'
or not ll,e MAJhSllC -«;la«l to .«• ti to >..u wh.-thct v..h i i. i„l i.. I.tij
During Hie sale we will make n special low ptice .
II you need a a stove of any description we will save yo
A Souvenir for Every Lady Who Registers.
A good screen door complete witli fillings for 70 cents
1 STEWART BROS
*f OKLAHOMA. #
| WE HAVE MOVED j
| Into tiio room next to the Grant county bank and |
| as usual have a large line of everything in ^
| Hardware, Harness, Buggies Farm |
| implements, S^uSk and Package |
| Garden Seed. |
| Medford Supply Co. I
! MEDFORD. OKLAHOMA !
jRENSHAW & COM PAN Y f
* Dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries and Notions
Call in and see our now lino of WRAPPERS !
Just Received. 1
We have a nice lino of the host patterns in GINGHAMS i
and PERCALES now on sale.
Are you aware of the fact that it is almost time to plant
GARDEN SEED; and wo have them.
Report has been received at Wakita
that Hoy Parker lias received) a sen-
tence or fifteen years in the peniten-
tiary for soiling liquor to the Indians.
Wakita is getting to be quite a fancy
chicken center and t'. E. Brooks
thinks he has some line barred Ply-
month rocks. This 7 pring he shipped
sqveral cockerels to points at a dis-
tance. sending one to Wisconsin and
three to Anadarko, Okla.
( has. Simpson has "•one to Missouri
to purchase another jack to add to the
breeding barn of Hippie and Simpson
and will arrive in Wakita with the
animal either Saturday or Monday.
Breeders are invited to call and see
the new jack as he is superior to even
Word was received in Wakita Sun-
day that .John llatlield, formerly of
this place but who was living near
Ponca City, was struck and killed by
a Santa Fe train at o'clock Sat-
urday evening at a crossing just south
of Ponca City. Vint Hatfield went to
3onca City Monday and brought his
father home on the evening train.
The funeral was conducted from the
Hatfield home in Wakita by IT. N.
Gowan of the M. 10. church Tuesday,
and the children and friends of the de-
ceased took the corpse to Bluff Citv
for interment iu the cemetery there.
From reports of the accident it seems
that Mr. Hatfield was in a wagon
driving west, and the engineer of the
south bound train No. which struck
John, was sitting in the opposite side
of the cab and Tailed to notice him.
Some people who were near when the
accident happened said the team be-
came unmanageable and ran squarely
into tlje engine. When the train
truck the wagon, the occupant was
thrown fifty feet. Both legs were
broken and internal injuries were re-
ceived. He lived about ten minutes.
The train backed to Ponca City to re-
port the accident and the body was
left where it fell and turned over to
the coroner. The wagon was cut
squarely in two and the horses, un-
injured, ran away with the front part.
Mr. Hatfield has lived near Ponca
City since leaving Wakita several
years ago. I Io had been to town to
transact his Saturday's business.
We wisli io explain to Hit* business
men our reason for requiring copy for
their advertisements to he in bv Tuesday
noon for first and fourth pages and Wed-
nesday no.in for inside. Our reason is
lliL: Most merchants advertise so the
farmers who come to town on Saturday
may t.u-<- advantage of what they are nf-
leriitg In order to have the STAR
reach tliein it must appear Thursday.
If we ace. pt adds after Wednesday noon
and a rush of advertising comes in or
there are a number of changes we
camp t get them set up in time to print
and mail the paper Thursday. As far as
we are concerned it makes no difference
to us whether the paper is printed Thurs
'lay oi Friday but we desire to give our
advertisers this advantage and hope no
one may lie offended if we refuse to
change an ail after lime specified. It is
io your interest we are working and de-
sire your help. Get up your copy as
arly in tlie week as possible; give the
Hunter a little time and your ad will he
set better and the paper will reacli the
reader in time to be read before doing
his Saturday trading.
The ice and butter plant is an assured
i icl as llie site has been located and nia-
iirid is being battled for its erection
which will lie done as fast as men and
money can do it. We have the best
u and location iu Grant county and
ever)* business that will add population
and wealth should be gladly welcomed.
There is no reason why this should not
be a pacing investment from the very
The Millinery opening of Miss Pearl
Mi iiybon lust Saturday was a great suc-
cess. A large crowd was in town and a
large number found their way to Miss
Monyhon's store which was beautifully
decorated for the occasion. Her stock
comprises all the newest creations and is
a bean ti' al place. Neat souvenirs bear-
ing in one corner a picture of Miss Penal
were presented lo eacli caller.
NAKLID IN THI- STREET
Special tu the Capital
| While Oklahoma City has for the past
| few days been the Jerusalem for an un-
usual number of traveling evangelists,
the limit was reached this afternoon
when James Sharpe, his wife and small
son and John Aitken marched down one
of the most thickly populated streets of
the city without a stitch of clothing.
They were promptly arrested and taken
to police court late this evening, adjudg-
ed insane by the county board and all
but the boy sent to the asylum at Nor-
man. When before the police court,
Aitken said he was Gotl, Almighty King
of Kings and Lord of Lords. lie was
formerly a barber at Cleveland, Ohio.
Sharpe and family lived at Woodward,
Oklahoma two years ago. He has an
older son in Portland, Oregon. He says
several months ago a star fell and he
was revealed as an angel, and since that
lime has been consecrated by the Lord.
The scene created by these people caus-
ed the greatest sensation known for some
time. The city has been overrun by
these gospel expounders and two new
ones arrived this evening from Michigan.
At last a man has boon found who
11 accept Joe Miller's offer of $1,000
t" have his scalp lifted by old Geroni-
mo, at the 101 ranch during the ente-
tainment given for the National Edi-
torial Association. A man by the
name of Jim Scott of Kansas City, is
tiie man that wants the'1,000. He's
welcome to it as far as we are con-
cerned. -Valley News.
Eighty per cent of the towns in the
Indian Territory went Democratic.
Why not? What have they to expect
from that Republican autocracy called
congress? -Garfield County Democrat.
Call in and Examine Goods and get Prices $
|RENSHAW & COMPANY |
MEDFORD, OKLAHOMA. •
J Low Rate Spring |
Trips to Sunny |
You can go to California any day between March 1st and
May 15th for $25.00, a little more than half fare one way.
Travel comfortably, in tourist Pullman or chair car. \n unusual
opportunity to inspect California farm lands.
Ask G. E. HONEY, Agent A. T. & 5. F. Ry.,
Remember we>are cutting prices on
^ Cash Wood, son of the editor, and
Emil Friedel of near Manchester,
came down or. their bicycles Saturday.
A charter has been granted to the
Numa State bank of Numa, Okla.
The capital stock is $10,000. J. p.
'locker, A. J. Hopkins and M T.
Hopkins of Medford are the stock-
The finest window display for a fur-
•nituro store we have ever seen is at
'ishny Bros, place. The Pishnys'
are certainly onto their job when it
comes to dressing a window, as they
have a most excellent one.
L. Gaskill had a sale at his
place last Wednesday and sold his
household goods and farm implements
and will probably go to St. Louis and
enter a school of telegraphy. He
came down Friday for a few days'
visit with his sisters Mrs. J. IL Miller
and Miss Clementine Gaskill.
Some of our readers may wonder why
they received their paper a day late last
week and we wish to say that since mov-
ing we have had trouble in getting our
cylinder press regulated just right which
was the reason. However we think we
have it pioperly adjusted and will np.
pear on schedule time in lire future.
The Frank Adams Railroad show ex-
hibited in Medford Saturday and a very
large crowd of people were in town. In
the evening Mr. Adams gave an exhi-
bition ou a slack wire stretched above
the street. lie made the statement that
he would stretch a wire from the water
lower to the top of the highest building
in town,and give the same exhibition if
he should be guaranteed a pur9e of #500
H. M. P rewer representing the Topeka
Paper Co.. was iu Medford last Thurs-
day and when he called at this print
shop received an order for a large ship-
ment of stock for onr job department.
We are cutting our profit In half and
doing job printing for less than any of-
fice in the country. No high prices
here—we want to do more work and
have put prices to the point where yon
can not afford to get it done elsewhere.
Call and see new scale of prices.
Stwart Bros, are advertising an ex-
hibition of the celebrated Majestic
stoves at their store for a week begin-
ing April 24th. The Majestic is a
very popular stove and this enterpris-
ing firm sell lots of them and when the
public get acquainted with the good
qualities of the Majestic their sales
will increase Attend tne exhibition.
George Strandberg who clerked in
the MejLt.-gen clothing store left Mon-
day for Kansas City to take up his
position with that firm. George is a
model young man and will be greatly
missed by the young people of Med-
ford who wish him well in his new
Waller Derby, the hustling salesman
for the Wichita Wholesale Grocery Co.,
is oik- anions several new subscribers
this week. He only makes Oklahoma
points hut he makes them right and as
he has been in their employ for several
years, this shows they appreciate a good
We met Rev. P. L. Johnson on the
train Saturday who said he had read the
Index and the Star, since we had as-
sumed control and believing that every
man should support ti good local paper.
He promptly ordered the Star sent to
his address at Wakita, O. T.
We are informed that John Anderson,
a few miles from town, has soltl his farm
for six thousand dollars and will remove
to Canada where he will invest in cheap
laud and grow np with the country.
If you like this week's Star tell your
neighbor about it. We are going to (-ive
you the best local county paper ihat is
possible lo be made. Help us; we'll
F„ F. Vilott received a telegram that
his mother was at death's door 011 last
Monday. He took the Rock Island
north the same evening to Atchison,
You are cordially invited to attend
our exhibit any day next week. C'ome
and have a cup of coffee and hot bis-
cuits, if you intend to buy or not.
Stewart Bros, are giving free a
handsome set of ware, well worth 87.SO
with every Majestic Range sold during
their exhibit next week.
Mr. and Mrs. M. M. White, of Jubilee
College, Peoria county, 111 , are here vis-
iting her brother E. M. Moss and familv.
For Sale:—A three horse Witte
gasoline engine in good condition.
$12o.00 cash takes it. The Star.
C. J. Stepheuson, wife and balies are
here 011 a visit to his parents, Attorney
C. W. Stephenson and family.
Look for the sign:—"Dp-to-Date
Job Printing" when you want low
prices and high grade work.
The Medford Supply Co. has built a
new ware house 4Sxjs in the rear of their
E. M. Moss has a sister, Mrs. G. L.
Cooke visiting him. She lives at Free-
Mr. Payne has been quite ill but is
some better at this writing.
Nellie Mosely of Carmen was the
guest of her cousin fva Mosely last
Mrs. G. Barber of Oklahoma called
on Mrs. Lamphier Thursday after-
The Byron ball team came up again
last Saturday and had a game but the
Waldron boys won.
Mr. and Mrs. Kephart from near
Amorita were the guests of J. F. far-
ter and wife last Sunday.
Mr. Messoner has purchased lots in
the east part of town and will build a
home here in the near future.
Rev. Johnson from Wakita was
here and held service a week ago last
Sunday morning and evening.
D. Gibson and wife spent Wednes-
day evening in town with J. F. Carter
and wife, Mrs. Gibson's parents.
( 'has. Halcomb's new straw burning
threshing machine arrived last week
and is the wonder and admiration of
Married, the 11th inst. Mr. Walter
Warner and Mrs. Vola Jones. Their
lany friends wish them a long and
Mr. and Mrs. Hatfield made their
headquarters at the Hotel Orient the
past week while taking orders for en-
The Lumber Co. is putting up a
house in the east part of town to rent.
Mr. Tanner, a carpenter, is said to
have the refusal of it.
Charlie Foster and Roy Krider, the
restaurant proprietors, have a small
ice house put up, getting ready for
summer and ice cream.
The past week the Hotel Orient was
crowded to its utmost capacity and
then several had to be turned away
but they got accommodations at the
Butter is a scarce article in town
now. If one woman finds out when a
pound will be brought in she dont tell
anyone else, but holds herself in read
iness to purchase it the moment it ar-
Married, the 10th inst., Mr. Davis
and Miss Hattie Clipper, both of this
vicinity. They will make their future
home here in town. Mr. Davis is Mr.
Higgs' assistant in the blacksmith
Mr. Lemons who has been here some
time looking for a location, has pur-
chased a quarter section one mile and
a half north of town and will com-
mence work on it soon. His family
will live here in town until he gets a
house put up.
Last Sunday evening on account of
the wind and rain there was no ser-
vice in the church, so the boarders
and other young people of the Hotel
Orient gathered in the hotel parlor
and had singing and speaking among
themselves, so the evening passed
away very pleasantly if not as profit-
ably as the Christian Endeavor meet-
: itiar would have made it.
H. H. ROGERS & CO.
The only Standard and complete
set of Abstract books 111
Pond Creek, - . . Oklahoma
Report for week ending April 15, 1905.
Thomas McGuire, Fraud Trekell nw
'3 25 4-
Charles D. Jackson, Charlie E. Prue-
diger ne 6 25 8.
Richard R. Stripe, Moses Sharkey nw
29 25 7-
S. D. Million Abs. Co., John II. Korn-
dorfer lot 1 blk 9.
John Anderson, Herbert J. Green nw
35 29 7-
Frank W. Lowe, James Thornton sw
33 26 7-
S. D. Million Abs. Co., J. F. M. Lloyd
lot 9 blk 21.
R. F. Bacon, D. J. D.icy nw 15 29 8.
A. F. Noble, Charles Graves part of
Frisco Town Site Co., D. T. Barnes lot
17 hlk 49.
Wicke Casper, Henry Wicke se 27 27
Ilnedah, Cliancey A. Dutton ne 20 35
George D. Sliepler, Henry C. Mender
se 51 29 4. ,,
Eliza J. Jackson, Charles D. Jackson
ne 6 25 6.
Ed Bra/ell, IL I!. Ileberline lot 24 2s
Kansas Moliue Plow Co., T. B. Fisk
lot 5 blk 14.
U. S. Green Atkinson nw 4 2S 3.
U. S. Richard R. Stripe nw 29 25 7.
U. S. Dillard Cox se 5 25 7.
U. S. Joseph F. McMulliu ne 6 27 7.
A notary public commission has
been issued to E. L. Quigley of Jeffer-
The Wakita and Medford base ball
teams crossed bats on the Medford
diamond Thursday, the game result-
ing in a score of 12 to f. in favor of
Tha "Right Road'- to and fmn and betuieen
M_ElyPHIS COLORADO SPG
ST. JOSEPH ST. PAUL
KANSAS CITY MINNEAPOLIS
and ei/eryiabere beyond.
RAILWAY TIME CARDS.
MEDFORD, - OKLAHOMA.
CHICAGO, ROCK ISLAND & PACIFIC RAILWAY.
trains i.kavk MEDFORD as koi.i.oU's
No. 11. Hast Express (stops at important
points only) daily y m.s „ m
w0-1;1- Mail and Kxpress, ,laily— siEoiiiin
No. .11,. Kails Ly local except Sunday 6:1)7 l>. 111
No. :il—I.ocal freight except Sunday 7:55 a. 111
No. Hi—Mail and Express dailv... . 7-11 a 111
No. :uj Express, daily t Suuday.KMS a.' in!
No. U—Mail and Express, daily 7 ;«Jti. 111
No. 71—Local, dailyexcept Sunday... 2:55 p. 111*
For sleeping car reservations, tickets, time-
tables. etc., apply lo nearest Rock Island ticket
M. t. At SHERMAN.
I.ocal Agent, Medford, O. t.
atciiinson, topbka & santa kb, railway.
No. Silt—Freight Accommodation.
1:35 p. m
4:i* p. m
No. 50)<— Passenger 4:0Sp.m
No. 5:10—Freight Accommodation tl:25 a. m.
All trains dailyexcept Sunday.
No. 5US makes close couuectiou at Hutchinson
or all points east and west.
G. H. HONEY, Agent.
SANTA FE SPECIALS.
Ft. Worah Tex. May 16, 17 and Is, $11,115 for
►rip, return limit June K
Denver, 20.75, Colo. SpringsJlvjf,. Pueblo }ls
25 for round trip, on Ma-. 7. s and 9, Return
limit May HI.
Okla City, May 11-14 May t5-17 one and one
third fare for round trip.
Arkansas City Kas. 25 and 26. $2.llU for round
trip, return limit April 27.
Denver $17.45, Colo. Springs $16.75 Pueblo ft6.
15 for round trip, acount Epworth League"
International Convention. Tickets ou sale June
ISO to July 4, inclusive, Return limit July 14. anil
Denver, Colo. Springs and Pueblo $12.45 for
rputid trip, account Nat'l Encampment O. A. R.
Tickets on sale Aug. au, to Sep't 4. inclusive, re
turn limit Sept. t2, and Oct. 7.
Portland Ore. Via direct routes $(6.!>5 for round
trip Via Sail Francisco, either going or return-
ing, 57,95 for rouud trip. Tickets on sale, var-
ious days I tom April 10,10 Oct. 21. return limit
Ml days from date of sale.
San Franci-co and Los Angels Calif, 50.00, 56.
00. 57,05, and tTi.50. for round trip, Tickets on
sale various days from April Ulto Oct. 21. ritiirn
limit I*) days from tl.ile of iale.
Our 25.011 rates lo California and the North-
west still on sale until May 13.
Kansas City Mo. one fare plus 50 cents for the
round trip. Tickets on sale May 8,8.10,11. and 12
Return limit may 20. By depositing ticket with
Joint agent, on or hefor May 20th and payment
of 50 cents at time of deposit. Return limit may-
extended to leave Kansas City up to and includ-
ing Jnne 5th.ltXJ5.
For further information call on G. E. Honey,
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