The Mangum Star. (Mangum, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 18, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 12, 1905 Page: 1 of 10
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
juries in cheer
THE PHILIPS DECISION SEEMS
TO INVOLVE EVERY COUNTY
IN THE TERRITORY.
STIITOTORY WHY PROVIDED
Commissioners Authorised to Cur*
Defects at to Poll Books and Re-
turns of Election Board—Will
Causa s Few Daya Delay.
The Phillips decision, handed down
•one weeks ago from the circuit
•oart at 8t. Louis, In the Asa Sharpe
and which decision attacked
the validity of the trisl Jury, has
opened the eyes of courts and at-
torneys to a surprising condition of
afairs throughout the whole of Okla-
homa, no county yet having been
found but had more or less defects
to Its credit In the matter of Juries.
None sre perhaps incurable, yet the
courts of the whole territory seem
to have been considerably wool-gath-
ered by the situation. «t remains
for Judge Irwin to have found the
simplest and at the same time the
most plainly legal way out of the
difficulty, at least so far as Greer
oounty Is concerned.
It appears that the muddle grew
out of failure, on the part of election
boards, to make proper return of Ju-
rors as required by law; these fail-
ures occurring In different ways by
different boards, some failing to make
any Buch return at all, while others
failed to subscribe to ihe special affi-
davit required, and which was printed
In the back of poll books, as tpllows:
We. the undersigned Judges of elec-
tion In and for precinct No. do
solemnly swear that when the polls
are closed, and at the same time we
make a poll of the votes cast, we
will examine the list of names on the
poll books, and therefrom we will
select names and return to the coun-
ty clerk, to serve as jurors; that In
making such selection, we will se-
lect only such peraons as are knowa
to us to bo of good moral character,
of sound Judgment, and of unques-
tionable Integrity, and that we will
Young Man Stands Beside Blsr of
Mothdr, Shoots Sister, Brother,
Brother-in-Law and Self.
Hastings, Neb., Oct. 8.—Over the
dead body of his moth 3 r John Bude-
nek shot himself, his sister, his broth-
er and brother-in-law at an early hour
this moraing. The latter two are la
a precarious condition.
-The, ■hooting was the cu mi atlon
of a family quarrel that had ezls el
for years. Mrs. Budenek waj s ayl g
at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Peter Smea.l, and becausa of tha
family trouble her son, ~ohn, was not
permitted to see her during her III.
nets. When Jchn heard of his moh-
er's death lest night he enter d the
house shortly after nidnlght and
found the entire family surrou dlng
the corpse, watching the undertaker
prepare the remains.
Advancing to the corpse John placed
his hands on the lifeless body and
"This is my mother."
His sister, Francis, said sometbl-
In Pol.sh, whereupon he struck
her- Then he drew a revolver and
shot h.s sister. Bef re ha could be
overpowered be shot his blether Ja-
cob, and h.'s brother-in-law, Peter
Smeall. Buaenek is In Jail.
From Hobart Chief, uct. S.
At Mountain View this morning
about one o'clock, Claude Dixon shot
and probably fatally wou.ded Tied
Hester. The bullet entered the left
side and came out at the back. The
difficulty which led up to the shoot-
ing is of long stand ng.
The trouble began In a restaurant
last night and was followed shortly
afterward by the shoot.ng.
Hery Hewitt is under arrest for
being an accessory after (be fact.
He had secreted Qixon under a bed
In the house where Deputy B b Allen
found him. A wl d,w was ra:a?d at
Hew.fls house and Allen fired one
shot. The whole crowd Int rested
In the affiay are a tough lot.
Kester fired four shots at Dixon
from a Colt's 45. Dixon did his shojt-
ing with a 38 bull-dcg.
Kester is not doad but appears to
bo shot through the kldneyd and
mortally wounded. Kester .di ed Kid
White in Verncn, Texas, four years
ago, for which crime he done a
bit in the p3n. Sheriff E.I Rajr and
his deputies brcught Eix:n and Hew-
itt to jail her© thla forenoon.
An Elegant Birthday 8upper.
Geo. D. Mursii, forerpan of the Sun-
Monitor office last Monday celebrated
his flltleth birthday at h.s home in
t'10 sodthern part of the city. The
INSURANCE COMMISSION OF OK-
LAHOMA WILL NOT OUST
MUST BE FOUND INSOLVENT
Thousands of Beneflclhrles Would be
Mstsrlally Affected by Any
Radical Action, Says Mr.
William Grimes, Insurance Commis-
sioner for Oklahoma, in his position
that no action should be taken by the
Insurance Commissioners of the va-
rious states and territories against
the life Insurance companies, now un-
der fire in New York, until such com-
panies are shown to be Insolvent, Is
but following the same line of action
that he did a year ago. In regard to
a Minneapolis company, which was
doing an extensive life Insurance bu-
siness la Oklahoma. Because of un-
wise management the company was
being investigated. Demands were
made upon Grimes that he oust the
company from the Territory, but un-
der the law he had no right unless the
company should be found Insolvent.
The examining commission pronounc-
ed the company solvent; the stock-
holders demanded a change of man-
agement, as In the case of the'Equi-
table, and the company is still doing
a thriving business.
Mr. Grimes, from his records, shows
there are 9,000 persons in Oklahoma
holding policies In the Equitable, New
York Life and New York Mutual.
These 9,000 policies represent 3G,000
beneficiaries within Oklahoma, and
therefore Mr. Grimes nolds that any
action against the company is also
against the Oklahoma policy holders,
who are also stockholders in the com-
"That there should be a thorough
investigation by the proper authori-
ties. able to reach th? facts, seems
very necessary," said Mr. Grimes re-
WAS IN SESSION IN MAU3UM
LAST FRIDAY AND FRIDAY
WILL STMT 1 NEWSPAPER
Initial Number of the New Publica-
tion Will Appear About the Flf
teenth of This Month—Other
The Farmers' Union of Greer coun-
ty held a session In thld place last
Friday. About fifty delegates from
different portions of the county were
present. The report of T. A. Putnam,
•ho attended the territorial conven-
tion at Shawnee, was heard. T. A,
Putnam was elected business agent
of the union, to attend to the ship-
ping of cotton to Galveston and Hous-
ton, Texas, at which place It will
oe stored and the farmers allowed to
borrow money on It at the rate of six
per cent interest. Another duty of
Mr. Putnam will be to operate the
farmers' union coal yard in this city
and he will begin business as soon
the scales can be adjusted and re-
paired and other matters necessary
attended to. The yard will be located
at the old Wm. Scarborough stand an
South Pennsylvania avenue.
Another matter prominent before
the meeting was the discussion rela-
tive to establishing a farmers' union
and educational paper for Greer coun"
ty. A resolution was passed endors-
ng Miss Laura Moore, ex-county sup-
erintendent of public Instruction, as
editress, and the initial number of
the paper will appear about the 15th
of this month, and Its place of pub-
lication will be Mangum. It will be
a combined farm and school Journal
and will be Issued semi-monthly.
A resolution was pessed to hold cot-
ton for eleven cents or better.
There is perhaps pot another coun-
ty in the UnlteJ States that has made
_ lne contly. "Such an lnvestigiaiicmshouW ^uS'SLTeTni^m r ^
| ^ approve by every policy holder | f^P =
uunauie jniejrruy. an.] Hint m i.. •* j '-.nj nuiaer
not select any person in thl habit o) th !up.p®r "erv^i1 at elght o'clock, concerned as well as by every In:,un-
becoming i,.toS Who h s bL, 'I. / pa8t T'l ail that couM be ance Commissioned In the firious
convicted of ?efony,' or who l. t I ^rrv HaUe« nH8 ^ }Urkey' cran- "tates aqd territories, as every*policy
gagoj In the Hale of intoxicating It-1 served ?n Him". f8 nsr' P°tatoe8, h°,d" ®r these an<1 other companies
quors. or who is known to be a na - chicken ! .i're88e' ,81hould ,_bo made ,u fee' that at all
tlclpant in or engaged in any unlaw ' M.whinif' , erv-ed wlfch 1 .l meB tho tru8t lmP°8e<i in the mana?-
rul qualifications as Jurors, so help] who has partaken of the, hospitality
j of Mrs. Marsh's dining table knows.
^/.a.VUr®_ t?-8".-8Srlbe to. the above J She possesses the distinction of be^
among the verj
land and knows
— — — 1 v- set at the heart ol
. .. P causo- the judges printers. After supper tho gues s
of election shall rail to make returns ware entertuined by little Misses
shai\UZ\ir°Z I,recluct8' " Janie and Sue Ann, daughter, otlu,
shall be the duty of tha county com-1 and Mrs. Marsh, both of whom have
mlssionere to take tho poll books re- exceptionally good talent for music,
affidavit, or to perform the duti^ I in, n"umbe7ed among theverybes*
required under it, as provided for iu cooks in tho land and knows lust
lows8ttTfS0D and r08''8 a8 foi"lh3W «' *et at the heart of hungry
lows. if from anv caiiR«> inHo-.u nrinfi.iu Ari.>. .... ... ® ^
turned from that precinct, and to se-
lect the number of persons required
to serve as Jurors from that pre-
cinct, ami In making such selections,
shall exercise tho same cure herein
or Judges of elections, and the list
so selected by the county commis-
sioners shall bo received inlleu or
tho one required to be mu'do by the
Judges or election."
The alioio is the simple yet legal
way by which Jddge Irwin will euro
the derects In the Greer county Jury
returns and for which ptirpoae the
commissioners will meet in Mangum
October 2Jrd. The result, will bo a
delay of probably one week In em-
panelling the Juries, Loih gran;l an I
petit, the district cleric in a letter t.
Joe Sproat hl8 deputy h -re, express-
lug the belief that iho Jurlea could be
drawn subpoerad and put to worn
by October 30th.
no worse condition than prevails
here exist over tho territory It is
surprising that tills method has not
,b„!^JnV?<9d' ln,raf of QUMWn*
Indictments and turning prisoners
cases aS ha* b0On <lQnt! ln 80,110
It is. to say the least, n matter or
fh tg.ru .'on ,ho people of dreer
that there Is every prospect of tho
the former ror instrumental and the
latter tor vocal. Atter a lew rendi-
tions the guests went to their homes,
each expressing tho wish that Mr.
Maish's birthdays would come more
oTcen, but that he would get no older,
rh so present were Jitdgtj and Mrs.
Huiliig ami their little daughter. Mrs-
McIntosh, Herbert Wllemau and Jno.
the fullest measure, all the earnings
possible to them from the great ao
cumulation of moneys.
"I have every confidence ln the hon-
esty and ability of the legislative com-
mittee and tho Insurance Commission-
ers of the State of New York (the
state in which these organizations ex-
ist), and they are in a good cause
when they ferret out the wrong. It
wl!! no doubt result In such changes
In policy and management as Is n. o-
After a few rendT- l™** b°ncflt °f a" con("'r"
#hont «20t/.ron has been invested
in co-operative enterprises lu Greer
^county within the past twelve months.
Wants the Asclstance of all Business
Classes in Fight fc|r Better
New York, Oct. 3, 1905.
Dear Sir:—Higher prices for cotton
will enable the farmer, and those who
are dependent on him, to buy more of
your product, and to pay more for
your product, whether the product bo
of your ^rain, your laboi, your mine,
your press, your workshop, your rail-
road, your farm or your capital.
DAN PATCH LOWERS RECORD.
T "*e Quarters of a Second Clipped
Off, Leaving New Record 1:6654
Lexington, Ky„ OcL 8.—Dae Patch,
king of pacers, today clipped three-
quarters of a second frcm his own
world's record, negotiating the mile
in xb*%. a crowd of 10,t00 was al-
ready In a high tftate of enthusi-
asm over the smashing of the 1905 race
record of the world's three-heat rec-
ord successively, and when Dan
ba ch's time was given out exc.tement
approached frenzy. Cheering peoplj
threw hats and wraps ln the air and
swarmed Into the track desp.te the
efforts of policemen, the ovation con-
tinuing several mi_u.es. The great
son of Joe Patchen and Zeika ap
peared for his trial at four o'clock.
The track was lightning fast, and
there was no wind, and the weather
conditions were Ideal. Scott Hudson
was behind the pace-maker. A strip
of cloth between the wheels of the
forwsrd culKey to p.-event dirt being
thrown was the only suggestion of
a wind shield. Hersey waa behind
Liaa tatch. The books offered four
to five either way ca the result of the
effoit. 'there were cheers when 29
waa hung out for the first quarter.
Ijaa Patch s nose was almost ablaze.
The crowd began vainly yelling to
Hudson to move up. Hop* was stlmu-
J***? w^en 67% waa posted for the
half. Excitement became intense
«« ,®«?? three^uarters was passed
la 1:2614. and the spectators began
shouting encouragement to the driv-
ers. Into the stretch the great pacer
sUll keeping hi. even. seSmligly e£
fortless stride, the runner at his sulky
wheel began to crawl up. Hudson
,ltt,e mon rein, but Hersey
sat like a statue, not urging his
charge with whip or word. Patch
made no last supreme effort He fin-
ished the mile Just ss ha had begun
it. He had scarcely broken Into a
sweat when led bade to receive the
plaudits of the crowd.
lost ii) typhoon
lives often thousand ORIBI*
tal> inlanders ark
WATER COVERS THE UNO
8urfsee of the Country is Low-Lylna
and Not Much Abov. HlaM^,£. #
Mark.—Rspslr for Vsssel Will
Cost About 6100400.
TOOK IN OUR RUBE.
Ringling Brothere Pickpockets Re-
lieve E. W. Poth of Hie Purs*.
E. W. Poth, owner and manager of
the Mangum Eiectnc Light plant has
recently been the victim of a chain of
circumstances that would Indicate
that the presiding genius of his lire
was off to the tender mercies of the
A short time ago he went hunting
and a woman unhitched his horse and
bug?y from the place he left it, took
it and went vJsiUng for the day.
Latt Saturday he went to Hobart to
see the big show and the pickpockets
who usually accompany such an ag-
grejatlon, looked upon and found him
good. They took him for a rube from
the rural districts and proceeded to
relieve him of his roll. He Justified
their estima'tion of him by submitting
to be rolled, and now Mangum mus:
be the sufferer, not only must the
old town bear the humiliation of be-
ing so far back, the proprietor of her
brightest institution so green as to
be marke-1 as an easy victim of their
designs, but now Mangum must repay
tho amount taken rrom him, ln short
er hours ot service rrom his plant and
in the poorer quality or the Juice ot
the wire used.
The Star has small sympathy for
Mr. Poth, he should either stay at
Victoria. B. C., Oct. 8.—The Steeea.
er Tartar, which arrived last "'gM
rrom the Orient, brougnt the ma
rrom Shanghai that the loes of Jlto
of the| natives of the Island at the
mouth of the Yangtze River as a iw-
sult of the typhoon at the beginning
of September was tremendous.
Hh«-k ?OFth Ch,na News of
"The ,east of Tangagmln*. two 1st.
ands, one called Yaowasawai, the oth-
er Shihlousha, distant about tweaty
miles from Woosong, have suffered
"iU?k *** typhoon, nearly all
of the Inhabitants having been swept
"The islands have only been inhab-
ited for a short Ume, as they are
of recent formation and are not mmS
above high-waLer mark.
"It Is reported that nearly 10.0M
people have been drowned on these
two Islands and the smaller lalaada
adjacent. Tangagmlng Itself haa not
suffered much, being well above the
The Shanghai papers say that the
damage to the Canadian Pacific liner
Empress of Japan by the typhooa
will necessitate the expenditure of
100,000 for repairs. During tha storm
the steamer Pechlll, formerly the Rio
oruude Dul Sol, foundered near the
mouth of Yangtse. Her crew of fifty,
four were saved by the Germaa
steamer ARlenga, whose officers and
crew did heroic work, but the Chi-
nese were drowned.
Your interest., therefore, will"be en- p?,b® so„much
hanced in proportion to tho nrice thp y 80 8'EPe he must be
proportion to the price the considered
farmer receives for his cotton over
and above his cost of production.
By subscribing to the cotton fund,
Another Good Man Gone.
n. F. Fleeman, aged s'xty-elgi t
years, died at the h:me or his dwgh _,K, u ,
ter. Mrs. B. Mushy. In the northern I „ -i . now an a!,8'""ed succeso, you
part of this city last Tuesday aft 1-j w 1 hclp ,0 n-a|ntaln the price of
noon at five o'clock. He had been 11 1 I ^otton. thereby enabling the cotton
woll for some time, and ab ut tw former to enrich himself, and ho In
weelts ago was moved frcm hla horn ",rn wl" enr'ch you.
1'1 ■; i s'.
representative of the
town and such—being so easily tak-
en In—Is to Ukelv. as in h« pi.o
„ s to likely, as ln the case
above, to bring discredit and derision
upon us all.
and Miss A,f," f "r "• u"lcrHO cime to this conn
and Miss Ada L. Inimel, age 19, Sny- try in 1888 a ,d has slncj been
. . — 1-1 • """"h uii, uiu'i every
criminal having meted to him tho
moed or his crime.
TO HELP THEM OUT.
County Commlislonerg Release tha
Taxes on Damaged and Dsetroy-
ed property at Snyder.
Tuesday morning th« county com-
tnlsslonors took up the question of
taxes on tho property damaged and
destroyed by the cy.clone at Snvtler
-£rln* . °n 0,1 P^perty which
was wholly destroyed ihe tsxca wore
reioaaod; on all oiher property which
o nia«etl to the extent or fifty per
cent of Its value, the taxes were re
thn Jia?,11?, hal.r- Jho «ot ' amount of
of '',0 commission era In
Li '■ oommondablo. The pno-
_°'r,nh*t ,°1|ty have suffered enough
atlon until .h refoaso from all tax
fnot Th V "' "ro ce't> on their
■7 017 T . °M lh" coun,y ot the
arm L b« and
•III help tho atrlckon olty just that
much toward rebuilding
id°E LeahQMnM' agl Olust^ rai U'Mfa's! TelvS""}!"; |
' 'g°"• amsZtPi**,T2JP-JK •'ph4-
s " A
in h , rem*,D wrr? ln" Investment. He owns a fire f rrn In
in the .Tester cemetery yesterday , Carfield countv. h ,w v r ^
John S. Crawford, ago 31, Granite,
and Miss Lllllo Pauling, age ^3, Grjin-
Hlckman P. Sltumoua, age 21, Mar-
in"' M'8" Hernlu0 Hudspeth, age
James W. Woodall, age 22, Blair
and MIs.h Mary L. ileil, s<o 17 Blair'
Thomas J. Blllott. age 21, Altus, ami
e • Welch, age 21, Altus.
„ William A. Murrell, age 21, Altus,
ana Miss Ruth 1'latuer, uko 21, Al-
W10tnlr.v' Turner, age 21, Altus, and
Miss Ethel M. Clark, age 21, Altus.
M.rt (i„8nli>L'H' 30' Mangum,
and Miss Gila Rineraoa, age 18, Man-
Jessie T. Wall, ago 22, Mangum, and
Mlsa May Ware, ago If. Ladessa.
Those Who Have Taken Stock in tne
Farmer's Cotton Oil Mill Shall
Corns In and Oet their Csr-
The farmera* Cotton Oil MHI com-
pany's books are now open and the
'ertlficatoa of stock are roatly to Is-
'lie. Let every who tins :<ut>4* i.'b-
sd come In and got thtlr ••oitlfi.aros
Issued and signed ip, as the mill pur-
nhaard la now being prepared for Im-
mediate ahlpment and w must net
In full working order it onoe
Call at the offlrj of tho secretary
0. 11. Townaend. .iwut 2. r^xtul offlre
building, where your stocks will be
Issued. Wm. HARRIS, l'res.
the forn er .father an l the latter a I n Frldav, October with Mrs F r.
. hrnthAn n# D A -m r>. • . ' r* * _ ... . . " * *,D' * • VI.
non Carroll, Mr*. J. J. Ilnmsey,
this cotrtv, ard Mrs. Ersle Keene
Portal s, N. M., and Tom A
Wm'|K p|iniT h\!? h,Rh ' , old but Is quite spry
teem by all who knew him and tranv I _ * v s
poplo in Greer county will learn wlih
Mangum Culture Club.
The Mangum Culture Club met on
Friday, October 0, with Mtr. G. A.
Brown, with a rull attendance. Charm-
ing muttlcal selections were pleasing-
ly rendered by the retiring PresMent,
Mrs. John Trlppet and by Mrs. Percy -getner again, and quality • Is tha
. Uf" ,raln a^ent In fixing prices. A good
This being the Initial meeting of many light welehts aie coming giv-
tne club year, a business meeting waa 'eg ground for th? preJIctlon that tha
?n I118"8 ,an'1 methods for tho | w'nter hog crop will be short. R*.
are Increasing, supply today
11,000 head, last week 4C.0J0, an in-
Live Stock Letter.
Special to the Star.
Kansas City, Oct. 10.—There waa a
good run In the Quarantine division
yesterday, but supply there Is .m^n
today, market ateady and active for
the two days. Outside of a load of
corn fed steers from Marlow. i t
13CG pounds, at o.25 yesterday, steers
have been ordinary, and few good
cows have been received, and very
calves. No steers at 11 were re-
ceived early today, only some cows at
12.25 to 12.35. Best grass steers late-
ly have sold st 3.20 to |3.35, with
most or the steers at $3.00 to $3.20.
Some red cows sold at $2.90 last week,
but top cows recently sold at $2 55
Calves are 25 cents higher than a
week ago, aa very fow desirable veals
are available; some sold yesterday at
*(1.00 in quarantine division, quaraa>
tine markets have averaged ateady to'
strong each day for the laat ten days,
except one or two days when cows
were weak. A good attendance of
prospective country buyers at the
American Royal Live Stock Show thla
week will have a gcod effect In the
ice.ler market this week. Prlcea on
cnem have been a little higher yester-
day hud today.
Hog prices are going down Bteadily
and rapidly, market weak to 5 lower
lortay, top price $5.15, bulk (,r sales
15X0. All weights are selling close
gether aealn, and quality
E. Janeway and W. D. Oneway, | l'Sh^The^lub wl™ me'rtTtao,
cemetery yesterday iCarfield county, howev. r, "and may" de-
cide to Inve t th°re. He !s sixty-nice
deep Krler of hla detiils?
Jack Robinson, who has been refu-
IT .WW...OV/II, 1HU IIUM IM
member of th. ChHat an church"
J. D. Thompson, a brother of Mrs.
D. I>. Taylor of thla city, and uncle
or D. 11. Wright, or Hreckenrldge. Mo.,
who has been visiting here for sev-
eral days, departed th's morning for
his home. Mr. Thompson was ac-
companied to Oreer by seven oth.'r
proapectore from Hrecketir.'.lge* ami
they are all woll pleusi d with Greer
county. Some or them will dispose
or their poaaosion* la Missouri and
movo to Greer to make It tholrhomc.
Mr. Thompson la a retired merchant
and Is a man of cjnalderable means
Pawnee ■ilia Show.
I awnee 111 I la show came, v as aeen
and sent upon Its way rejolclnr. Them
tuuat have been near five Houeand
ptmple at the afternoon exMhliltxi.
among whom was the editor Thfiv
were many novel and Int. mating
featurea to It and yet there wua a
reeling of dlasppolntment, without ex-
actly knowing why. The airship waa
a fake, appearing In the ad/ertlae-
and brought to Mangum and lodged
in Jail yesterday. Roblnaon was In-
licted ln 1895 In Waxahachle, Ellis
"The People ln France" (Bay View
Magazine)—Discussion by the
SIX DAY8' CARNIVAL
Mangum May have Street Fair Last-
ing One Weak.
Jas. F. Hale, advance a?ent for the
•Brundage-Flaher Amua-meat Co., Is
county. Texas, for horsothTft, and has 'hy,T rklnB ,,r!on tho P^po
"scaped apprehension until last Mon- cn °r holding a carnival andftrott
I* „ laat Mon
.18 *,)0Ut twenty-nine years
old. Tho sheriff of Kills county came
In last night and left this morning
with his prisoner.
... ^r- Mrs' Tora I^ockhart of
niair were here Monduy. They have
sold their residence property In the
south part uf town to R >bt. K. Jpnea
i?" ware hfre making tha transfer.
1 "• conslderat'oi wns v55o, Mr
'Ockhart la just recover'ng from h
long spell of sickness, having had
to undergo a surgical operation.
Mnrry Bynrg WM arrested bv the
Authorities at Hobart one day thla
week on advice rrom the authoritlea
■*t thla alace. He was lined here this
"Prtng for gambling and failed to pay
his fine In full. He waa arrested on
authority of Squire McMillan, and la
uow confined In the county jail.
fair here for ona week, bejInnlnR
November fl. The company he r pre-
sents Is sold to be one tf the best c|
the kind making the southwest, and
since Mangum has been confemplnt-
ing; ronelhlvg of the kind for some
while, it is very likely that a conces-
sion will he given this company.
The carnival will moat likely be
held under the ausp'ces of the Man
gum Fire Department, they to recelvo
a per cent ol the recelpta.
A apeclil feature will bo agrleul
tyral enhlb'ta ami everything poaalblci
to malte It attractive end profitable
to (he farmers will be done.
Mrs. W. W. White, of Blake, was
called to St. Ijoula. the flrat of the
week by the lllneaa of her mot her,
Mrs. Charlton, who Is well l:nown lo
many of our peoplo. Mrs. White l« ft
yesterday morning, accompanied by
her two children.
creaBe of 10,000 over previous week.
Sheep and Iambs are selling strong,
although receipts are tolerably hewy
' 2.COO to lay. market strong. Prlcus
aro a quarter higher ti.an a wcokaso,
and opinion favors still further ad-
vances, as demand Is large from all
s urces. Lambs sell at JU.BO to $7.t5
yearllncs up to $5.15, weth rs $4.85
ewes $4.C5. Breeding ewes bring
$4.25 to $4.50, feeding lambs $5.50 to
9C.X6. although medium to common
stuff can be secur.nl 50 cents to $1.00
below these figures.
J. A. RICKART.
L. 8. Cor.
Notice to Confederate Veter.ina.
Tho Oonfo-Jerato Veterans of Greer
and 'adjoining counties will hold a
reunion ou the 24th ot October, dur-
ing the fair at Altus. Prominent
speakers win bo present and a gen-
eral good time Is expected. All con-
federate veterans are urged to be
present on that day.
JAR RET TODD.
Adjutant, Mangum Camp.
Robert a. Snipes and Mian Rita
Emerson were married In the probate
i*t °fl?ri" I*'1 8un<lay afternoon
L . r o clock. Judge Jarret Todd
officiating. The bride la a daughter
of Mr. and Mra. W. T. Emerson, liv-
ing Just south of town The smnm
lived nesr town for a number 5
5rf.?r"'i_.lJl|t,l rec®ntly ha held a do-
• * ki *1 8nuw Grocery eompaay
In thla city. He la aa Industrious
young fellow and* haa a fine nm
Jfiorldw,b" othw XE
Here’s what’s next.
This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Newspaper.
Echols, R. C. The Mangum Star. (Mangum, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 18, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 12, 1905, newspaper, October 12, 1905; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc281141/m1/1/: accessed May 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.