The Mangum Star. (Mangum, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 17, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 15, 1904 Page: 4 of 8
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SANTA CLAUS IS HERE
Clark's Big Racket Store
If you want to see and select those Christmas gifts from the most complete stock of
Holiday goods ever in Mangum, you will be with the crowd herewith us. We can't begin
to tell of all the different lines and prices but just give you a few reminders.
RIGHT NOW IS THE BEST TIME TO BUY ~ "
Only Eight Days More Until Xmas
Kid Body Dolls 25c to >1.60
,10c. to *2.00
from lc to $2.50 each
,5c. to 25c.
Bisque Dolls 6<S. to >1.25
All the Novelties and any
shape, color, size or price
Toys Till You
.25c, 35c, 50c.
. ,5c. to $1.50
... 5c. to 50c.
.. .lc. to 25c.
Doll Furniture, Buggies, Wagons,
Chairs, Dishes , Beds, Stoves. They
are all here and then some.
. ,40c. to $6.50
. . 50c. to $2.00
. ,40c. to $1.50
.15c. to $2.00
Square or Long Shape... ,25c. to $6.00
All colors Plush or Celluloid
what You Want
Complete Lamps 25c. to $4.00
Fancy China, We
Have the Line
Cups and Saucers 15c. to 50c.
Plates 15c. to $1.00
Shaving Mugs 15c. to 35c.
Some beauty in any size
from 10c. to $4.00
These would suit anyone.
Remember also we carry a complete line Neckties, Mufflers, Gloves, Handkerchiefs,
Suspenders, Fancy Collars, Perfumes, Jewelry, Etc. No matter what you want we
have it. .
Don't Wait Too Long to Buy Your Christmas Gifts.
THEY ARE GOING FAST--AT
Clark's Big Racket Store
- MANGUM, O.T.
land's old stand.
Patterns at Gllli-
If your horse has cough and distem- J Miss Effle Kelley, daughter of Mr.
per or loco, come and see me at the and Mrs. J. W. Kelley, returned home
Ked Barn. B. A. Finley. 24-tf
Lest you forget, we will tell you.1
we do a general line of tailoring at
the O. K. Tailor's.
Notice to Farmer*.
Our gins will be closed down from
Friday night. December 23rd. to Tues-
dav night. December 27th.
" WAGGONER GIN CO.
MOORE MILL & G. CO.
TINSLEY & TI CKER.
~SEAL.ES' GIN. 24-2t
Mr. Jno. Welter, a liveryman from
El Reno, was in the city yesterday
and bought a car load of mules from
W. D. Black to be shippei o Georgia.
Jno. Fields, director of the experi-
ment farm of the A. M. College at
•Stillwater. Okla.. was a visitor in
Mangum yesterday. He came with
We want you to look well dressed
Christmas day, and in order to do
that, we will do your work at half
price during Christmas week only, at
the O. K. Tailor's.
D. P. DeArman, who has lived north-
west of town for some time, died one
last Friday from Fort Worth. Texas, I day last week at Hamilton, Texas,
where she has been attending! He started from this place to Hamil
Drauflhn's Business College for sev
Come to Gilliland's old stand and
save money on Dry Goods, Clothes, etc t
eral months. She will remain here
until after the holidays, and will
then return to Fort Worth to com-
plete the course' which wil 1 be in
ton and was seized with pneumonia
at Fort Worth while en route. His
remains were buried at Hamilton.
He leaves a wife and other relatives
Deceased was a brother of E. J. De-
. Arman, of this city.
The case of J. G. Bogard et. al.
against F. H. Sweet et. al. has been
filed in the supreme court. This is
the case that involves the title of a
considerable portion of the Town of
Mangum. It Is necessary for the case
to be defended in the supreme court
and Attorneys Garrett & Garrett re-
quest thai those interested In the case
call at theiir office and arrange about
the expense, as the brief must be
filed at once.
Box Stioper at Reed.
A box supper '.trill be Riven by the
The proceed* o• th* evening will
I be used In purohat'ng seals for the
| new ' hurch li -uno at tn*t p'moe which
: Is nearlng co<np!<?:'. •( . Everybody
Professor Allen's wife received the \ invited to attend and spend a pleasant
news yesterday of the death of her<even||1>
mother. Mrs. Williams, which oc-|
view of addressing a meeting of the members <* ,he HnP,7\t
Farmers' Institute, but for some rea-! Re«d Tl'nrsdsy nlsh- ,
son they failed to respond to his pres
cur red at Lexington, O. T. The mes-
sage arrived too late for Mrs. Allen!
L. A. Johnson and family will leave
the latter part of this week for south
to attend the burial. Mrs. W llliams Texas where they expect to spend
died after only one days Illness. 1
10 dozen new Fascinators. Shetland
8hawls and Hoods Just opened at
Trippet's Cash Store. Mangum.
Heavy Fleece lined Vnderwear for
Ladles. Misses. Men and Boys. Sev-
the winter. They will go direct from
this place to Marlin, where they will
stop a few days In the Interest of
their health, and from there will go
to spend the remainder of the winter. ^
Will Rlnehart and C. E. Moris, who
eral kinds and all sizes at Trlpp«t's were given an examining trial last
Cash Store. Mangum. J week on a charge of stealing cotton.
~~~I were bound over by Justice McMillan
A Breakdown. In the sum of $600 each. Mr. McMillan
Santa Claus' wagon was so heavily j rendered a decision to the effect that
loaded that it broke down at the north- the case was of a felony nature and
west corner of the square. He they will be tried before the district
swapped his mule for a wheelbarrow court. At last accounts they had
and loaded It to distribute on down failed to make bond and were confined
the street, and left the rest of his in the county jail.
load with Elliott ft Hlgby. 24 ,
"""In a card from Rev. H. P. Randall,
Another kiln of brick will soon be of Vinson, he says that on the 30th
ready for burning at the brick yard, of November at five o'clock p. m. he
Had It not been for the cold weather performed a marriage ceremony
fires would have probably been started wherein Mr. J. W. Chit wood and Mrs
today; but owing to the unfavorable 8. A. Jones were the contracting par-
weather the plant has been compelled ties. The wedding occurred at the
to remain closed down a day or two home of Rev. Randall Both par
this week. The brick now being made ties are prominent In the Vinson
will be used In the construction of the community. Mr. Chltwood Is one
of the substantial farmers of West
new high school building.
Mr. and Mrs T. B. Fears were In
Mangum last Saturday an I 8unday.
the guests of Mrs Fears' parent*. Mr.
and Mrs R. P. Miller Mr Foars
Arch Wheeler, convlcteu of hvse
theft In Caddo county, and who was
out on Istnd pending an appeal of his
has resigned h's po-IHou a« manager rase to the higher n.urts.wasarrest.Hl
of th* Cain« n>n * Co l.-ntlx'r yan! at thl* county on* day lant wock •>
Alum an«1 hv ami hi* wife will W av<* lH puty Sheriff Oov Moore am! wm.uk
that place In a fi* da- « li r Mm<Vi«s.—. <'ii to Anadarko Sunday morning by
Ind Ter . where Vr Fears will take Sheriff Nelson and turned over to th •
the management of a lumber vurd to authorities there. Wheelers cane waa
be established bv a parly cf Oklah> affirmed and he will have to abide
ma City people | ' > decision of the lower courts.
A car of as fine firm head Cabbage as
ever grew in the fertile valleys of Colora-
do, and we are going to sell them at
i cents Per Pound
A half car of the Celebrated Pearl Greeley
Potatoes, the kind that don't rot, we will
A half car of Red and Yellow Colorado
Onions that we will sell at
3c per Pound or $1.75 per Bushel
Don't fail to get a supply of the vegetables
as they will keep nicely all winter in
your dug-out or bedded out so they wont
Trippet's CasH Store
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The muskrat lives along the creek, 1
And In the banks Its nest has hid;
But In them can't In thirty weeks
Get deep as Mrs. Chad wick did.
VAST CAVES IN ENGLAND.
Scientific Investigation of Those in
the Mendip Hills.
"Spelaeology" is scientific cave
hunting. Thfre is a society for that
purpose with headquarters in Paris
which recently in-^stigated the caves
in the Mendip hills in England. These
caves are of vast extent, perforating
two masses of limestone, lying on
cither side of a core of old red sand-
stcne. forming the center of the Men-
'lips. Some are "swaiiet holes," ab-
sorbing rivers, others stalactite cav-
erns. One, called Wookey hole, marks
the emergence, la the form of the
river Axe, of two streams "swal-
lowed" some miles away. One of
these swallets is 500 feet deep. An-
other cave, called Swildon's hole, is
draped with wreaths and festoons of
pure white stalactite. Lamb's Lair,
on the northern side of the hills, is
the most magnificent stalactite cav-
ern in Great Britain; while adjoining
Wookey hole another chamber has
Just been found with 1,200 stalactite
pendants, all of dazzling whiteness.
The famous spring which gives its
name to the town of Wells is believed
to come through hidden caverns from
the higher parts of the Mendips.
Mangum, O. T.,
Riglt! Roid "lo and from •■id Oalwccn
in<! everywhere bcrorl
THAIKS AHH1VE AND DEPAKT FROM MANGUM
.<0. 171 Freight. Chickasha and In-
termediate points, departs dally,
except Sunday . 7:00 a.m.
No 134. 1'assenger. makes dlrefft
connection al Chickasha with-
t rains for north and south, departs
dally 7:45 a. m.
So. 178, Freight, arrives daily, ex-
cept Sunday 4:40 p. m.
No. 133. Passenger, arrives dally .... 8:30 p. m.
For sleeping car reservations, tickets, time
taMes. etc . apply to any Rock Island ticket
atrent. L. M AM.EN
Gen, Pass. Agt
Should Pay the Freight.
Hereafter when the president
Shall send so long a message,
We think li right that he should have
To pay for its vxpressage.
OLDER THAN THE CHINESE.
Cliff Dweller* a Race That May Even
Antedate Far Cathay.
i Older even than China, the oldest j
' . listing nation, are the cliff dwellings1
I of southwestern United States, homes
of a race whose very name has per
'.shed from the earth. Explorers, puz-
zling through the Mancos and Casa
! Vtrde canyons of Arizona and New
i Mexico, have found th* houses of this
stiange people In the wildest and most
Inaccessible of the mountain sides.
, Did the cliff dwellers antedate the
pyramids of Egypt? Were they of
Mood relation to the early Inhabitants
i of the land where the Nile is god.
i Some students are prepared to an-
swer both questions affirmatively and
| to give what is to them abundant
j proof. The pottery from their long-
! wrecked homes suggests Egypt, and
1 the few inscriptions found have slm-
i ilar suggestions. Mummies, bodies
wrapped In cloth, feathers from the
i mi east of the turkey have been dug
! from lutrlal places among ti • cliffs,
and. In bone and hair much unlike tho
I Indian of to-day, there Is a hint of re-
•• inblance to a more Oriental type. If
'he cliff dwellers left any decendants,
. however remote, Ihry are doubtless
j the Mokl and Zunl Indians, who, re-
' -milling them In habit* and appear-
i unco, are their closest Kinsmen.
MARbm. LmIge. No. 60. I. O. O. F — Meets
every Monday night.
THOS. TURVEY. N. O
Jssss Sr-ianoaocuH. Seo'y.
MasuCM Ixxtge. No. K. A. F A A. M.-Meets
every 1st A 3rd Saturdav nights In each month
T J. l> >1*011, W M.
8. K. E> noui. Seo'y.
MAgotTM Lodge. No. SS. K. of I*- Meets every
Tuesday night at 7:30.
A M Mi Kisssv. C. C
G. U Wilson Jn.. K of K. 4k .V
M \ N'.t'ii Camp. M. W. A Meets every see
ond and fourth Monday nights in each month
C. A. UAaaarr, V. 0.
W YV. Whit*. Clerk
Mamoi-m Camp. No 110, W. O. W - Meets
every Tuesday ulghl.
W D Dswscn. C C
K. J Dsakman. Bee.
MAVAJOK TRIIIK No 38, Improved On'.tr
of Ked Men. meet every Wednesday night st
S SO o clock T. W. Adair. Sai-hem Forest
Hhell. Hentur Sagamore, lilies WyeklvfTe Far
rts. Junior Sagamore; l r Kdgar Truehiirt
Maddoi. Chief of Records All vlsltlm.' '<*4
Men are welcome
J W Kims. I "as tor
IUril-1 ('buret! Service, every Sun.l* •
Hum. sod TSn p m Sundav school < l
s in I'rsyermeeting Wednesdav «■ u-*'
7 30 Rsv Jno. F. Eu>aa I'astor.
CsxTHAI. ('It mist Al s Churcii Huodst X'-l.i'Oj
atklneloe* every Lor* s dsv. 1
sd communion at llam. sod preactiius si
T i> oi. at U>* court house
J I Mis KSTT Ml-l.Lt**, Past. '
riKsT I'NKsnrTSHUM CHCWH HcrvIO*
•very Sunday In each month
II K. | aviis«i . Pastor.
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Echols, R. C. & Townsend, G. B. The Mangum Star. (Mangum, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 17, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 15, 1904, newspaper, December 15, 1904; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc282200/m1/4/: accessed January 22, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.