Foss Enterprise. (Foss, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 44, Ed. 1 Friday, September 9, 1910 Page: 1 of 4
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NINTH YEAR NO 44.
FOSS, WASHITA COUNTY, OKLA., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1910.
ONE DOLLAR A YEAR,
[GOOD ROADS BRING FARMERS, FARMERS BRING I RADb. FOi > HAS BOTH
rFOSfS WILL BE ON HIGHWAY
CONNECTING WITH TEXAS
Macadamized Highway Will Be ; ... -It Through All Towns on the'AM) 1"Hl!N TUB -OI NCIL TOOK
IT ALL BACK.
Rock I land—Survey i 'ff of Road Begins ftpt.
Foss Commercial CubTakes Matter Up
City Harshal Tries to Quit—Dads
Hold Busy Session,
The commercial club met Mon- - ulru.-.d will soon be in «■« tree of
day night for the purpose of < struction. The road has be^n
hao'l in ; th st itehighway prop-J ndorsed by all the prominent The (.ity councU bad mor«
osition. • zens in ^iat ^e im ps Monday night than usu.i!l>
8-vmil ckvs «« a meeting 1 « and Governor Haskell ha, fsil,8 to a town of this sis.-.
tns hokl n 1' '.port and dele-, ' d fu,ni h *<i,u
Ltca • al' ' ck I land towns ' as soon us ne-.ed.
^n this " .y were urged to
got a c]f l■ i there but Foss
iailed to <■ I*i . ' ted. At the
meeting i pl .ee < i the executive
A company lias been organized
u11<'cr the name of the V. estern
h ate Road association. The
d will run directly west from
board ■ I.' -.cant fur p, M> j Oklahoma City to UieTox: H 1 .
< . : ' Mil's moetinc ov'-ring a distant of J..H m.l.-.
C. P. ITartr . ' . selorted *<• ' "life the road will I... cv.-ral
..FWnomb-r ot Che board and larg(s bridgar. one at Bridgeport
,-;i! II • :r me-ting. " '"8 S2u,000, and several oth-
„ , ers costing less amounts.
• Th'1 m ■ -In v . ; well attended
. and si".v; al member added t> Th.« r-ad will he ir.aradamisn
An nq ' y
:;jt the e •. ry fr
* of br< ■ :'ii h'
to ser ' a bu; r
",ii received by
i un Ohio firm
.. i'h that Want s
j... Liter in the
CO:-' i?.;: AT O. C.
Com..; ; y-i Tfu t the Governor
n-jr. d-jy ?'at.
d will be paid for by the prop
;y owners adjacent. The di
•tion of the ro id will r.ot devi-
o four miles from be in; di-
rt .J west'of Oklahoma G'ly. Sur-
v v>g for the road will beg n
; bout Septemlv r 12, and will b
under the direction of the United
a i i(ulfural department.
T!u* ii ::t n. a i lg will be held
at Weatherford September 12,
Tuesday's? Ok' ,hon,-,n : A pub- when further nrr: uxie<'J v. I
vjio hi piivay rum '< ; tk.o-gh all' be i 'v' for slatting actual \v
l ti \\ I'..-? • 1 ■ k hi land on k r >ad.
jj r-\ O
Hzccy f tiple trough
Ordinal" e i\'S5ed.
The adjourned cone.' il mt
.. held Wedue;i(.:ay
VTrt' t n!Tl '
pool hall ordinance :md it
lished in#thia pap r. ViilVel
vin'. resignaii '• ' mar ' 'ti an
cato Of ."-lion, but>!'-«* (ioniaoiasiL'1-.t:- va, a- c.-pi
erod ss su h from i
.• r ' '« w a 9 j
M v: Jay af- The copy for the W-- ■ k;t i Tele
h. paid-in- ■ phone company's new -.i-eftor;
.-ubscriber j is coming to the Lnte'-ja ■: j "fuc
iouth of town. | and the guide will soon be issuca!
•, i>"oncy to ilie amount
.) was >; : 1. tf--d and piven
Not the ;•
the bal > n
a pr * --'i: i >
brouu'at to Foes 1
' ternoon by h'red
iwvance Ent-rj r
who ii > tv. .
Mr. A ■ -> "
eontribrJi-Kr v. >
Ydung, S3; O-.-o. <
t 'o., f
O u h, 50-;
8!: .) o i .
in ibedir m
te>v i iry
: Vv F. Can-
. Co., 50c;
M's3 Katie M: tth . v.s ha
ccptcd a position as operator in
the telephone ofrire.
Mrs. T. II, Hubbard of Cordell
and sister, Mrs. Harper of Mem-
phis, Tain., \Ter«j in t!.e .".:ty la t
Foss 'Gih | w«vk the gur^-ts of II. C. Hub-
Co.. SI; I ^arcl an ' family.
.• Co., 50c;'
; Foss Hd.
The leading of ilie minutts of
tho last meetiiiLf induced the re-
signation (;f J. Ik Miller ns jus-
tice of the peaee and tin*
poinlment of Samuel Watt as
The next business was to dis-
pose of the bills, aad the one for
o25pia^ent-d by W. F. ( ltfiiou
for establishing M'Jewi.lk , df.
Was tabled. All <• i;:ei* bins, as
ft llows, were a.loivt d: 1*V j.v.i-
terprise, STB5.75; Foss 11 ti. Co.
i[).:)/,: E. 1 >• Johnson Son,
53 50; II. A. Oale and J. F.Afifl*
strong, $7.53; K. Brides, • 1 <50;
L. McKnight, 1.06: Mr. Cloe, ■•>«;
W. T- Velvin, 18.25; Stewart
Lbr. Co., '
j The Po il Hall Ordinance
Then came the pool hull c: <Ji-
nance. Tho Law and O.dei
league present *d h petition pray-
ing that the pool halls be abolish-
ed and an ordinance passed
which would hereafter bar them
roaa th© city. The pttition was
iot secured by the league, bul
jy ckifcens not tuembe:-s of tin
jrpanizavion. It was liberally
it nearly all business men in town
\ c py of an on'ir.anco prohib-
irinc pool hills, passed and nov.
in force at Eldorado, was read
It is el i taed this ordinance has
•rood .. t.'^ s of Ril courts. I
't t. •' 'he council long t
i' i « i'di: aa ;e, > very mem-
l) rs voting lor if, but-— t
..'nst then kk-yor Arttistron-.
happinel to rememi r that h
mci were doing busin..'
<>n 1 al holiday and that tl'i
.1,: .an wouldn't b© worth :
p of I e li gt r, fcO the wo.-t
va. unJone ai d a meeting calleo
;ur ,, ede.o ,;y nig lit to fix tie
Of. i.i. nee up a legal way. At
r me ting the la
WANT NEW COUN H. --WOULD
TAKE A SLICE O :F WASHITA
One Thousand Citizens of West Side of Caddo County Petition Gov-
e. nor for Change—Five Washita .cunty Town-
ships Look So Good They Want'Em.
More than one thousand resi- .from Kiowa c .unty. It will have
tlei.ts of the west ride of Caddo1700 square miles of territory, a
county have signed a petition j population of 17,000 and tax:ib.o
which was presented to Governor property vah ed at $7J no.OOi*.
Haskell Monday, asking for the j Due to its location, Can egie will
formation of a new c ounty. A! probably be named the county
. car;eg will be given them next seat.
Mond.-.y m.'.rnin r. | The reason given for wanting
Should the county he created ; a new county is because of the
i- wu!d be r.ame-i 8e;;er ki la.n-. distance from the county seats
s er and will W' t-> the outlying districts. Feoplo
made up of thirteen n-wnsl ips | of the west Aalf of Cv.ddo county
if(n ti,H v. e-1 . i. t of Caddo j claim they are compelled to tiav-
county, flv n I ono-h. If town-lei twenty-five miles by railroad
ships from t c east h !e of Wash- land the same distance by wagon
km. W •
shaj, w1 do>v
li rce townships'road t<> arrive at their capital.
CANUTE A MELON T1ARKET
h a 1 1 on! f
■ or next mar-
with I he poo1
Pa nut ■ k..- s mori- melons than
the tevn knows what to do with.
Ju V O'llar:. The people down there are eating
raadkn neat little speech in whkshlthem, feeding them to hwB ««
l„. .■ t-d .1- ■ th.- • ' •••:; . ' i 1 ' "• A' " ' y '
th.. halls w«- a 1 al que tion, on l . -.U are bring hauled to .h.
and 'that he was rsadj at any town every dhy nnd Tuesday two
, . v. .p.. ; .'j ped to Araardo.
time to uphold the city in
with any lawyer oi . . u t,
. , l,:s l atuer
lawyers that the pool hall sup-
inight bring on. Judgoj J1"™ " rc|urnid
, ,„„d ... much 1:' .1 bu..i.u..- phowe e i.i.Pn„y, h.ia retu.n.d
Z: that holm, bee.. r "•' Snul.Lnry, Mo. wnore ho
icksttme day and night,
.ali sman for a Dallas h"se
1:lny \a:3 on hand with a
tsition to sell the city somt?
for the water system but ho
■ ;... (• ■ 11 ii i to the be ' ide of hit*
; .Uier, who died Thursday of
last week of paralysis.
* kild's hand - ba- found in
Ci: l b's buggy. 0A'ner may have
me by calling at Fnt.e: prise of •
fi e and paying lor this ad.
A Melon Cutting.
Clinton Daily Chronicle: Wat-,
••mi Ions . } •>: kJO in the i
•tic h of John ('I - vk.u o. . - liv s, oun * _
1 in.-, | .In the street, a pn.ro apee-
.|k . ,>:(!■■-o-' O the. .-ity, «■. ra ,tnc!..s in"■u.-o. fay tor th.s ,..1
lestroyod Tues.l .y nighl by five and get them at Enterprise otter
►tton a wet
received 1000 1
I used in tho <
'I *^^ta I Col. Vincent a ;, s
will soon be conve
livo in Foss
iot trade here,
is to give the
of e. ble to
i part of tov
all city wi
i into cat
Miss L Mian U ed u k returned
that Mi: eo;il
for S7 while i
V ^fon at t!
a it a
Q.-S. | E,
J'm IIatckett, e>&i'i
M ,ial A npt to Resign.
A ill V-kvin'.s jsowas next On
locket, lie v.. nted to resign as
Bh'al but as he had not
the u: his mentions
, he was forced to stay
hip until the Wednts-
d. Hov i
£ ta- r.:'.d
1 the ide;
need tv n
iy tive and
men who rode into the patch on j
horseback and cut them to pieces.
The men cut the melons open and i
! a them on the vine. They then
• .do over to John Lee's house
I nearby and one of them shot the
| \,ot off of hb do;;. Cleavlin dot s
I (lot understand why he received
l.uch treatment at their hands
ad says that ha knows who did
1 lie worK and if they don't pay
• .J' ke '..ill ka\e
rJie whole bunch arrested.
Mrs. Ham'lt n Nation has gone I I
v. ill visit, fro
t turned in
to Konawa whtre slu
her parents for a few
P. G, McCoy has
and resumed his duti
hy has purchase
>d of wtmLhc
ei ccting nice rr
8< huol I e -ali .
e .rollment of moi
.. —---Tilat ?7 e :
ay With an nt!V 1
an 200. j^r-
; very rap-
res oi alfatia land ad-1i l)ut "
... r:,ncij the ilf p on hi
H. liair.er went to her
n at Texola Wedne-. \ .! d
, and Tt:
J. W. Douak'y of V/eiith-
erf.'I'd wa the guefet of Mrs. L.
vV. Keen Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Clements
visited in Doxey Sunday.
A i" w nights ago the Ik-r-k Is-
land depot at Wratherf ad was
broken into and 845 stolen.
i R. Buttt rileld of route 2 Ca-
d y tot Sao h'ran-
( .iif. where he v.,.visii;
; hi son Hoy.
r Ba'er arrived Tuesday
'] i ( fj.l ' }■•■ r's b-end if sold at
ke Klean Kitchen Kafo.
W, M. Alcorn departed Toes-
|f y for his home in Top
' r a v ii witn his b:
*ar town. ^
ro :rood farr
,, lt;o ulUnK,..,o would like T
iki.;r went Tuesday. Foet | Q j() j.ave a live corn spond«. nt w | night.
• ! he removal of this family.! j) at Canute who would '■end in f
jO'tos eyery vveek. Address ^
Joseph Zimmerman has gone
Lawton on matters of busine -). j
F. K '.v-ton Of route 10^3
nute will non -g< the llarris-Irby
<jin here this season.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Hicks are the,
parents of a boy born Mon~!ay
Mrs. L. W. Keen visit' J in Elk
in- J nat * t < ' -'I i > 1 'i j .) i t- •. .-i-v •• ■ i .-v ore s / ^ ( _ ,
idly. Ii \von;d b.< v 11 to put in | Mr . > : ith has gone t . jtho Ikitet prise on the sub- . :!y k • v '«><. -• • - •• '•
v.jor winter's upply now. The Okhili- , ' City to visit he i k j ot now. a accompanitd ht <r a
Foss Mill 4 Kk-vato: cotApaoy. dao-hi. r, M. s.'bJae. 1^1*' rc!urninc T1,u,'!"Ju^'
a, l. a
Get y .
i v hwik-
f r shipmeiit.
C i - irneti Tut;day
nisi li, Ohio.
ajr m l at the Klean
never in t wn-
, p' • and cakes at
:.'t n Kafe.
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