Marshall County Democrat. (Madill, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, April 9, 1909 Page: 3 of 8
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MARSHALL COUNTY DEMOCRAT
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Madill, Oklahoma, April 9, 1909
SPECIAL SALES DAY
PROVED BIG SUCCESS
Waurika, Okla., April 5.—Good
weather, plenty of advertising
and premiums aggregating $500
were responsible for a crowd of
8,000 attending the first of Wau-
rikit's First Mondays, at which
time the merchants of the town
offered special bargains. Com-
plete arrangements had been
made to take care of the large
crowd and there was no confu-
sion usually incident to special
days of that nature.
This day is but the beginning
of a series of special days which
will be the first Monday in each
month. Much satisfaction was
felt over the fact that the crowds
came from long distances.—
The above was clipped from
the Oidahoman and shows what
other towns can do. Why not
Madill have a special sales day,
and also a county fair this fall?
THE PROTECTIVE TARIFF AS IT IS
APPLIED TO THE FARMER
(Adapted from the French of Bastiat)
A Republican Parmer of Okla-
homa raised with great care and
labor a tine crop of cotton.
In the joy of his success he for-
got, the toil and sweat, the cotton
had cost him and his family.
"I'll sell some," he said to his
wife, "and with the proceeds, I
will buy a carpet for our bare
The Republican Farmer car-
ried his cotton to his market
town, and there met an Ameri-
can and an Englishman.
"Sell me your cotton" said the
American, "I'll give you seventy
five yards of carpet for it."
"Sell it to me," said the Eng'
lishman, "and I will give you one
hundred yards of carpet, for we
Englishmen can make carpets
cheaper than the Americans, be'
cause our wool is not taxed."
But a custom house officer,
standing by said to the Republi-
can Farmer, "My good man,
The people out in Tyler and
and McMillan country are hav-
ing no little trouble in keeping
the road opened leading to Ma-
dill. During the winter the
road was opened on the section
lines and considerable work was
done in getting the road in con
dition to travel. Later the road
was fenced up and no small
Pupils* Cozy Corner
Well Cozy Corner readers and contributors, it seems that every
week this corner improves. We are proud of it and the success it
has made. Some predicted a failure for us in this undertaking but
we have been associated with the boys and girls too long and know
them too well to have entertained such an idea. Its a big success.
Aunt Mary comes with a fine letter to the girls this week. We
know she had it in store for you. Read it.—Ed.
amount of trouble has since come
up over this matter. Two parties
nave been prosecuted for opening
the road but came clear, and th
Board of County Commissioners
have since been sued by the
party owning the land on either
side of the line. Now, it occurs
to the Democrat that the road
should be opened. Those peo-
ple who live in that country
must have some way to get to
market to do their trading.
There is no use of talking about
one man fencing communities
away from town, many of them
away from their post office away
from a doctor, and fence a school
house up in the middle of a large
field. No sir, they wont stand
foritand no man with reason
can blame them for it. But
would it not be better for some
concessions to be made and a
compromise reached and likely
some serious difficulty averted.
make your exchange if you
choose with the American, but it
is my duty to prevent your trad-
ing with the Englishman."
"What!" exclaimed the Repub-
lican Farmer, do you wish me to
take seventy five yards of Ameri
can carpet, when I can get one
hundred yards from England at
the same price."
"Certainly, don't you see that
America would be a loser if you
were to receive one hundred
yards instead of seventy five?"
"I don't understand this," said
the Republican Farmer.
"Nor can I explain it," said the
custom house officer, "but there
is no doubt of the fact; for the
Republican Party says so. So
also says President Taft. And
numerous Republican Senators,
Congressmen and editors agree,
that a people is impoverished, in
proportion as they receive more
returns for any given qualities
of produce they sell."
Thus having been protected (?)
by the Republican Tariff, from
the Englishman who offered him
one hundred yards of carpet for
his cotton, and the Republican
Farmer was obliged to trade
with the American fur seventy
Consequently his wife carpeted
but three rooms. Were he al-
lowed to buy from the English-
man she could have carpeted
four, for the same price. This
Republican Farmer and his wife
are still puzzling themselves, to
discover how it can happen, that
Aunt Mary Writes
It is. now that I come to write
of the world fairy land girlhood
its sweetness and purity.
Does in the world live a woman
so cold or a man so stern that is
not made glad by the presence
of a sweet, frosh, and pure mind
ed girl? Yes, girls, we all love
you from the laughing babe in
cradle to the white-haired father
in his old armed chair.
There is more inspiration in
your cherry voices than there is
melody in the song birds warble
or in the hum of the babbling
Yes it is you who fill the world
with gladness and whom we all
hold in the tenderest and most
If evil ir unbecoming thoughts
skip into your minds root them
out as persistently as yon root
the weeds from your flower beds.
You know if you let the weeds
take your flower bed butfewif
any, blossoms will bloom. So it
is with your minds girls if you
allow wicked thoughts to take up
their abode all loveliness dies,—
you have lost your birth-right —
you have fallen. Do not deceive
your-selves with the thought that
you can house ugliness in your
hearts and with a smiling face
make us believe thatyou are good.
You may deceive us to-day but
to-morrow your real self will be
discovered then, ah! then pity
takes the place of love and you
are no longer a pact of the worlds
God bless our girls.
Sincerely, Aunt Mary.
Aylesworth, Sequoyah used
eighty-five characters or letters
in his alphabet.
Come again Rabon, your letter
was rather short but to the point.
A question for the Cozy Corner
Friends. Who was the most inti-
mate of the early advocates of the
doctrine of protection?
Wishing the Democn t and its
many readers much success, I
remain, A Pupil.
Shay School Notes
April 6, 1900. -Dear Cozies,
We are ulad to be with you again.
Our school will close sometime
this month we are sorry to see
scho i cl for we are interest-
ed in our work. We had our ex-
amination Friday. Vida Wood,
Vurnia Wood, Lee Norman and
Charlie Norman received small
certificates. Oakland I did not
get off a side door pull man when
I come to Denison. I rode in a
chair car with all the other up
to date people "Side door pull-
in an'' means a box car, the kind
you boys ride on when you are
"broke" Thank you Rabon for
Oakland, I haven't forgotten
how to spell grammatical Have
you forgotten to put an interro-
gation point after a question?
W. S. Dkiuuck, President John L. Derrick, Cashier
J. D. Akbuckle, Vice-Pres. D. D. Whiting, Assistant Cashier
A DEPOSIT IN THE
Madill State Bank
Is the proper thing for a Wise Man.
How much can you save?
If you could be assured of
Would 4 per cent look attractive to
Guarantee Bank Deposit
law of the
State of Oklahoma
makes every dollar deposited with
We Want Your Business
J. E. Teague
Has bought Lebus' interest in the black-
smith business and is here to stay.
Hayden Creekmore has charge of the
Horse Shoeing, and you know he is the
best in town. We do all kinds of
North Madill School Notes
April 6,1009.—Dear Editor and
Kind Readers: I am again writ-
ing to the Cozies.
My last letter was short and I
am afraid thi one will also be.
Aunt Mary I think I can an-
swer part of your questions this
week. One question was, what is
the greatest salmon fishery in
the world, answer, Tho Colum-
bia River. I believe another
the people can be ruined by re-
ceiving four instead of three, and question was, How many kinds
why they are richer with seven
Lets begin to whisper it around
that Marshall county ought to
have a C-O-U-N-T-Y C-O-U-R-T
H-O-U S-E. Most any one could
be convinced of this fact by a
visit to our present court luuse
quarters and see how ill conveni-
ent things are arranged. Speak
to your neighbor about this and
then lets have the square deeded
to the county on which to erect
the Court House.
ty five yards of carpet, than with
The next year the Republican
Farmer vote'd for Protection as
usual, and he wonders, why, not
withstanding his great produc-
tion of cotton he is unable to
make ends meet—as usual.
The curious part of this trans-
action is that although the Re-
publican Farmer paid for twenty
five yards of carpet he didn't get,
not a cent reached the govern-
Query. Who got the Republi-
can Farmer's money?
of islands are there in regard to
formation? Answ r, There are
two kinds of islands, one kind is
of coral formation, and another
kind is of volcani formation.
Well as I think of nothing more,
I remain, A Pupil.
State Senator H. Bascon
Thomas of Sulphur Springs,
Hopkins county, who was ex-
pelled fron the Texas Senate a
short time back at tin election
held April the 3d was returned
to that body by a vote of about
three to two. Now if Senator
Thomas just has the backbone to
stand by the charges he made it
may have a wholesome effect on
the Texas Legislature.
Now is the time to get your
shoulder to the wheel and give a
boost for Madill, the "Oil City."
A $24,000 school building for
Madill during the Summer is a
certainty and some paving on tiie
side walks and a commodious
hotel arc strong probabilities.
The man who goes steadily and
industriously about the business
he has in hand, and uses economy
and is honest, may not get rich
quickly, but he will ultimately
succeed, and will always have
the respect and confidence of his
fellows. Such then are seldom
good talkers, but are always
Norway ships 600,000 tons of
ice every year, of which Great
Britain takes the greater part.
Oakland School Notes
April 6, 1909.—D -ur Cozy Wri-
ters. Here I am again. School is
fine this week. We have one new
pupil, Miss Sarah King. We are
always gho to welcome new pu-
pils to our school. Shay you
were mistaken. You said boys
didn't think about anything ex-
cept arithmetic, baseball, and
girls. Now I will confess that I
am a boy and I like grammar,
history, and geography, so I
don't think about those three all
the time, 1 also like arithmetic,
baseball, and I like the girls bet-
ter than any of the others. Miss
Norman you said you would like
to make a teacher. The County
Normal will be held here. Come
up and get a certificate. Shay,
suppose we bury the hatchet and
forget where the grave is.
The answer to Aunt Mary's
1st. Columbia River.
2nd. Coral and volcanic islands.
The coral islands are formed by
the small animals known as corals
which grow very rapidly.
The volcanic islands are form-
England has a drinking place j ed by the upheaval of land under
to every 243 inhabitants. the ocean.
Liberty School Notes
April 1, H09.
Dear Editor and Cozy Corner
Good Morning Mr.Editur, Our
sehool is fine this week. We have
20 Pu pils.
Our Sunday School is getting
along fine. We fleeted new
officers in our Sunday School
last Sunday. Mr. W. W. Draper
is Supentent, Miss Maudie L.
Thompson is Vice Supentent,
Mrs. Rosy Vinson sectery and
Mr. R. L. Good is teacher to the
advanced class. Mrs. Mccay,
Mrs Good, Miss Lucy Weaver
an Miss Maudie Thompson
visted our school ii iday after-
Our school goes on four weeks
uiore. Write again Aunt Mary,
we Love to read your Letters.
I think we have the best school
in Marshall County and I know
we have the best teacher except
Miss Augusta. I have gone to
her and I think she is an av/ful
Whats the matter with you Tyler,
why dont you write? I love to
read you Letters. Success to
the Democrat I reman,
MADILL REAL ESTATE CO.
W. S. ARRINGT0N. Manager G. W. RIDDLE, Field Man
J. T. ARRINGT0N, Office Man
We Buy, Sell and Rent Farm and City Property
We Loan Money en 10 Years Time at 8 per cent
CALL AND SEE US
Office first door back of the First National Bank
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Report of Moore School
Absolute safety to its depositors.
Prompt and courteous treatment
to all of its patrons.
A. B. DUNLAP, President
W. N. TALIAFERRO, Vice-Pres.
F. B. HERRON. Cashier
C. S. CANNADY, Asst. Cashier
Month ending February 26 '09
No. enrolled for month 30
Avg. daily attendance 23 3-4
Per cent of attendance 7611-12
No. pupils neither absent nor
Names of pupils neither absent
nor tardy: Floy Duren, Willie
and Joe Almond.
Month ending March 26, 1909.
No. enrolled for tronth 29
Avg. daily attendance 24 2-5
Per cent of attendance 84 4-29
No. Pupils neither absent nor
Name of pUpils neither absent
nor tardy: Carrie and Floy
Duren. Claude Click.
A Precocious Student
Madill, April 1, '09
1 hand you the appended let-
ter by Irvin White for publica
(Continued on page 6.)
Some Reasons Why
It Pays The Farmer to Have A Telephone
The dollars saved keeping in touch with the markets will pay the
price many fold.
fn case of an emergency when a doctor or a neighbor is needed,
life or property may be saved.
The telephone has done away with the old time isolation that
handicapped social life in the country and drove young people to
It is then a saver of money, life and property and is a pleasure to
all the family.
For information regarding rates and manner of securing the
service consult your nearest Local Manager.
Pioneer Telephone & Telegraph Company
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at The Democrat Office
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