Mangum Weekly Star. and The Greer County Democrat (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 29, No. 42, Ed. 2 Thursday, April 5, 1917 Page: 4 of 8
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Stamp M Cholera
Save the Hogs
New State Serum
Will Do It •
Singular Single-Homed Sheep
Exhibited at the recent State Fair
From the Oklahpma City Times:—,
The greatest free attraotion at the Fair grounds
is a single horned sheep exhibited by the New State
Serum Company in a pen at the southwest corner of
the Boys' and Girls' Club pavilion. A perfectly form-
ed horn protrudes from the center of the animal's
forehead, giving it a most unusual appearance. The
Creak "woolly" is well worth seeing.
To Stockmen and Farmers of
The fact of the serum of our manufacture being
used by the United States Government is the best
evidence of its high quality—it is not excelled; it an-
swers every requirement for the prevention of hog
cholera; it is manufactured in the laboratories of
the most responsible concern in the country.
But the Matter of Conven-
ience in Ordering Serum
is of Great Importance
When serum is needed it is usually wanted at the
earliest possible moment, and for this reason we
have established rapid delivery service to facilitate
convenience and dispatch.
When Serum is Needed
telephone or call upon any of the agents below. Tfeey
will telephone our office—day or night—and the ser-
um will leave Oklahoma City by express on the first
This service has been established for the conven-
ience of the stockmen and farmers of Greer county,
and quick delivery of
New State Serum
may be had by seeing or telephoning
any of the following:
First National Bank, Mangum, Okla.
Mangum National Bank, Mangum, Okla.
Guarantee State Bank, Mangum, Okla.
Farmers & Merchants Bank, Granite, Okla.
State Guaranty Bank, Granite, Okla.
First State Bank, Willow, Okla.
First State Bank, Brinkman, Okla.
THE MANGUM MILLING CO.
We are glad of this opportunity of participating In a^u^on through
medium of the Live Stock Edition to the Mangum Star. It is a worthy
| the ___, .
; enterprise, and a worthy cause. , , . , ,tA _ .
We have always maintained that a successful farming f,*'
ist that neglected the item of live stock. A country may be n/ornn
i. when _ *.*. i.* .
The country might prosper as long as virgin soil remains, but as soon
those elements, which are necessary for growing various crops are exhaus-
ted the soil becomes poor, and the people poor accordingly.
be ever so fertile,
Oklahoma and Jefferson streets.
Most any-traveling man can tell you
that our accomodations are modern,
clean and moderate.
MBS. CHAS. SHAW, Proprietress.
me sou oecomes poor, ana uie pcupie • _ .. .t
We believe we have the finest fanning country on earth. Qur soil as jet
retains much of its fertility, but the time is now here when ^e can efin
to aee the need of fertiliser, and that should be a warning to all, thatour
We invite every member of the
Greer County Breeders A Seed Grow-
ers Association, their wives and child-
ren, to attend the splendid show we
will have on Monday, April 16th, be-
tween the hours of 11:00 a. m. and 2
p. m., and shall be pleased to have
them witness one of our photoplays
free of charge.
All that will be required for admis-
sion will be the presentation 'of the
association's membership catd, issued
to all members by acting secretary, R.
A. Singtetary to men who are mem-
bers, and who may become members
of the breeders and seed growers as-
sociation between now and the 16th.
The membership card will admit mem-
bers, their wives; and children; pre-
sent them at the door of the theatre.
We extend this courtesy to the
breeders and seed growers as an evi-
dence of our being anxiou* to have
them succeed in their efforts.
THE BLUEBIRD THEATRE.
Bluebird photoplays are the essence of
realism and that isnt allr-we have
human music that matches the film
Bluebird For Happiness.
Endorsing The SU
being Is engaged in, in a busj:iess, the importance
which can only be determined by the effect it hap on the community as
We are situated in such a way that our only resources lie in the P^hw*
tion of the farms surrounding us. As to the importance of 'fa"11 P™?.?
we would suggest that we all consider first of all, what we could do without
food to sustain us. The products of the farm therefore, should take first place
in all business enterprises, as we have to have them in ordeyto live. That
being the case, it would be a short-sighted policy in any town, or city, not to
foster and build up that upon which it depends for its own life.
" We .have always thought, and we have had no occasion^
... .. bringing to town
enough of his products each week to pay his running expenses, is the man
who will find himself in a better shape in the fall, than those who .depend up-
on the one crop idea, and buy their supplies on credit. -
There is another item that should be carefully considered on every farm
and that is the conservation of the feed ch>p. It seems tto us that it is useless
to raise feed, if it is not going to be saved. Better facilities should be provid-
ed for the B«ving of feed, to the end that more stock is handled a the same
cost for feed. Waste has no place in good business management.
It might be well right about this time to say something to Mr. Landlord.
We hear a great many of those who are renting farms say, that they are
obliged to plant an excessive ace rage of cotton in order to obtain the farm.
In many instances they are not allowed to keep any stock of their own on
the place. This may be alright from the Landlord's point of view, Init it is
also a debatable question, as the tenant has his side of the question.
If a man is worthy of being trusted with the handling of valuable farm
, shn-es. he should also be worthv of the confidence of the Land-
lord in handling live stock, on the same basis. If he is not he is no good
tenant and should, be eliminated. Live stock will maintain the fertility of the
soil, and the proper rotation of crops will brine results not to be obtained by
cotton year after year. . .
We cordially invite anyone to visit our place of business in Mangum, as-
suring each and every one a hearty welcome and all that the courtesy of
good business extends to its customers.
THE MANGUM MILLING CO.
This space was not reservepurpose
Hospital, for that is unnecessary in
Mangum has the largest exclusi hospita
and that it is equipped with the rn bacti
•x-ray laboratories M diagnostic
It is. for th«-purpose of joii*rted in
greater interest in better live t roads i
tions that we are supporting thii; for
ed wealth and prosperity of MaAJreer <
of better live stock and more o!
We know that Mangum it .rested
cialism; that the business elemertinen!
men on the -farms of the county handt
termined to increase the mem
ers association to the number
tt is a rare pleasure to be
it; a cause of such importance
that over five hundred men wil
seed growers association by thdie pre
one of them will sit down to therith a i
head of Oklahoma's list of agrid live f
That every aim of the assdemberi
earnest and sincere wish of
Doctors Border an^ 'large*
OR. M. E. MILLER SAYS:
There can be no question about the
great benefit a strong breeders and
seed growers association will be to
this section, and the more fofr better
live stock and things launched by its
members is extremely worthy and
merits the support of all progressive
and public spirited citizens.
With a membership of three or fou
hundred men interested in the agri-
cultural and live stock improvement
of the county great strides should be
made towards making Greer the great
est county in Western Oklahoma.
Further, it is a rare privileege to be
identified with the effort of making
a "breeders and seed growers day" at
Mangum a success, and I am taking
advantage of this occasion to express
my willingness to do anything in my
power to advance the good cause.
Monday, April 16 will be a day of big events in Mangum. On that date,
Mangum will be host to one of the largest gatherings of live stock men and
seed growers ever assembled in the state. Various programs hava been ar-
rani<ed tnd it is predicted that the membership of the Greer County tireeders
and Seed Growers Association will jump over the 200 mark.
Beginning at 10 o'clock there will be a stock show on the square. A. J.
Henthorn of Oklahoma City will judge horses and mules; James A Wilson
of the government agricultural forces will judge the cattle and a sheep and
hog expert from Oklahoma City will judge this division.
In the afternoon there will be a meeting of the Association at which the
Hon. Frank M. Gualt, president of the State Board of Agriculture will make
an address. Mr. Gualt is vitally interested in the development of the agri-
cultural and live stock resources of the state and has been identified with
every movement looking to this end.
The crowning event of a perfect day will be a banquet at the court house
at which some of the foremost cattle men of the Btate will be present. The
speakers will in elude Mr. Gualt, E. G. Eldridge, R. C. Rildey, ft. E. Mont^
fcomery, John Whitehurst, T. H. McLemore and Fred W. Leach.
Arrangements have been made to feed upward of 600 the sweets of the
land. Everything from soup to nuts will be on the menu. - ^
BITS O' BREATH FROM A BANKER.
It is possible that no institution in this section of the state appreciates
the great benefits to be derived from a srong bidders and seed growers as-
sociation to a greater extent than the Guarantee State Bank. It is a pleasure
to support any move intended to better the live stock and agricultural condi-
tions of the community. The active interest in all matters promulgated b"
.this institution in an effort to improve the breedsjind more thoroughly, stocl
the county with the
to need comment and
membership of the
right kind of registered live stock is too gei
id it is hoped that the present agitation foi
Greer County Breeders and Seed Grower
p ly known
/or an increased
will have a tendency to give added imptus to the interest in better things.
The original cost is absolutely the only difference in the cost of a good
herd of cattle and a poor herd and we are sure that the difference in price to
the producer will amply rej
The Guarantee State
Even a blind man can see with a pair
of our glasses.
Ninety percent of total blindness
can be traced to neglect. Men and wo-
men often neglect to have their eyes
tested at regular intervals. It doesn't
cost anything and is th only honest
system to give your eyes a square
deal. They're your best friends.
A pair of inexpensive glasses scien-
tifically fitted may save your sight
You'll give a few dollars to see. Let
us fill your optical prescriptions with
our expert knowledge.
Thoise who hesitate may lose their
R. C. WINCHESTER, Jeweler.
Initiation Fee is only
a dollar. It will be
worth ten to attend
If you're looking for hardware or
something to fit your plumbing con-
sult us. We wish to take this oppor-
tunity of indorsing the movemonl to
strengthen the Breeders and Seed
Growers Association and to assure
the members that we are with them
all the H™*-
r. 8. GENTRY, Hardware.
iy for the extra amount invested.
ink has at all times shown its willingness to as-
• " * -*-■* "• continue our aid
ive stock the
oc.v.vco io vug further com-
ment. It will be a pleasure for us to go over matters of this kind and render
such services as may be of benefit. . , ,,
At this season of the year it might not be amiss for us to thank our cus-
tomers for their patronage and to wish them a successful year.
THE GUARANTEE STATE BANK.
BREEDERS RELATION TO THE OZARK.
Breeders, seed growers, good roads enthusiasts—in fact every man wo-
man and child in this section of the country should be interested in improving
the live stock, farming conditions and roads, for the reason that all are ben-
efitted by betterments of this sort. „ ' ...
There is perhaps no single concern more concerned in this matter than
this establishment, and with this in mind, supporting the present movements
advocated by the Greer County Breeders and Seed Growers Association is
spontaneous and pleasing. . •
Good live stock, good seed and good roads are as essential as good auto-
mobiles. For instance, the best live stock is compared with the best cars;
road work should be done with the same thoroughness ac the repairs at the
Oxark Garage. Both are Essential to permancy, and good roads and good
automobiles are almost synonimoug.
What better car for the breeder and seed grower than the Reo or Dort!
The prices are such that one may choose either; both will save the man on
the farm hours upon hours of time—which means dollars and cents— besides
affording a pleasure car in which to take the family visiting on Sundays and
other days when business does not require attention. -
Visiting friends in a Reo, or a Dfcrt, is a pleasure. Both cars are stylish,
and command a favorable comment wherever seen; besides they are of the
most substantial construction, easily operated, seldom or never out of re-
Pair'™s esUbliahment exte^ds^hearty invitation to every member of the
Greer County Breeders and Seed Growers Association to visit the Ozark
Garage to talk automobiles and repairs over. A single demonstration will
suffice to convince all members of the organisation that a Reo or a Dort is
the ear for the country as well as the town.
Call and see them. HENDERSON A CROWLEY, —Ozark Garage, Mangum.
Every Man, Firm, or Corporation rapperis dout
better live stock, and more of It; for better sworege
better care of eggs and cream; foe better roa«* of
along these lines, and an are anxious to co-oi the i
ward these ends; they believe that progress lance *
ity for the individual aa well as the community Th
manner in which the movement has been supj prom
poulrty and roads, It wiU be conceded is a aU under
meats,of the county are vitally concerned inkers. J
cess of the farmer, the stock raiser, the feedei and <
be coincident with the general advancement tral in
true that the rural residents of the com muni upon
county to supply wares, needs* and requiremee matt
in a general sense, has a personal interest i
men—all public spirited citizcns of the coma
The Mangum Chamber of Commerce is a al and
things, and all Indications point toward its ^Qfr-do I
tracting the attention of people living in ot^ref ti
t al iters, s
imirj for t
n thefcip of
IV breeders and seed* growers are i
hoped there will be a material increase in I
ditional three or four hundred members, the tnty L
be a body of exceptional influence and uaefuln
Two gold watches have been offered as pris^en wl
join the breeders aad seed growers associatioof wh
sue. Aside from the honor of having assisted ^e to
stronger, the awards should be coveted for thic va
^ With a strong breeders and seed grower*>n cw
of Commerce, the matter of the best roads in Okla
ed action, and it is proposed that the two joina gen
"aMrhich time a big banquet-will be given the* of I
you are not a member now, be sure to enrobe at
as the upbuilding of this important asociatioi.
Such an occasion as the sbove referred tt will
County Breeders ssociation to Mangum, for tie of j
in all moves towards greater, better and bigg<for ti
There is no question about this. It can be|iy nc
Serum Saves Hogs
With a record of having successfully vaccinated ovsr a hundred thous-
and hogs at the Oklahoma National Stockyards at Oklahoma City during the
past twelve months with New State Scrum, there is no longer doubt as to
the potentiality of this brand. The'largest hog men in the state have been
using New State exclusively with entire success and satisfaction, and the
herds of hundreds of men living in different sections of Oklahoma have suc-
cessfully immunited their swine against hog cholera.
The New State Scrum Company, of Oklahoma City, the largest raanufat*
turer of anti-cholera serum, perhaps In the United States, is ever ready to
coopemte with hog men in eradicating hog cholern. Where there are a few
men who wish their herds immunized, an expert will be sent to do it
Another thing. There is scarcely a bank in the state who is not willing
to accommodate their customers by ordering scrum for them. The order is
telephoned to the New State serum company, and forwarded by first express.
Bear in mind that the record above recited was made by New State se-
rum, positively effective and absolutely potential—the serum that will prevent
cholera in herds.
Have either the local veterinarian, banker, or New State Agent order
for you. There will be no delay—the serum and virus will reach you by the
We are in hearty accord with the movi
County. This movement together with the |
tion than all other means at hand.
The efforts of this body are at the dispp^Assc
the best stock, the best poultry, the best dairjfc and
on the plane of success, it is absolutely necessaie roi
the means of communication are vital to the *,1 the
coming into activity is a hand in-hand brother ', gooc
stands ready and all the local communities wille bei
sitions. Neither movement can possibly fail a£r it
ger return than anything else, at this time ]
We congratulate the Association upon theA
any and all times—especially on Bteeddrs and I
will all join together at a banquet and make i
are pertinent to the greater "Wealth and r~~~~
Sentiments of tMa
It is possible that no institution in this seihe s
ed from a strong association of farmers and br«n ti
ant duty to support the move intended to crea* int
roads, and better rural conditions generally,—atonge:
the prosperity of the entire'community dependappr
It w<ould seem that practically the only avtordir
ity is the breeding of better live stock and raisi of i
made along these lines, and the present time is foi
county conspicuous for breeding, raising and gn
This institution wishes to be identified with tth ai
will cooperate with all serious minded men whofi sai
be accomplished by a concerted action toward in &01
of the community, assisting in the promotioneate'
the effort to make good roads more general is JFal
if the two elements pUil together the results
The banquet planned for the breeders assJil11 <
tilings, and it the right spirit prevails on that d
Ward reaching the live stock and agricultural Y
for the entire community.
THlii MANGUM NATIONAL BANK
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Jessee, Elmer V. Mangum Weekly Star. and The Greer County Democrat (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 29, No. 42, Ed. 2 Thursday, April 5, 1917, newspaper, April 5, 1917; Mangum, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc282557/m1/4/: accessed January 23, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.