Mangum Sun-Monitor. (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 16, 1905 Page: 3 of 8
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plan require* much money Hoth
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San Modi tor for Job
1 depend on an eueuty for a «ca|MJii
lot defeu«c is fraught with danger,
aud, iu calls detcat iu the etui. No,
no, gentlemen if we would succeed,
we must rely upon our effort*, upon
our*lve» to supply the means, the
money uece»»«ry to carry our ef-
forts to a successful issue.
1 hear some saying this can not
be done. 1 say you nay, my broth-
er, it can and must be done if wc
succccd. If we have uot the cou-
rage and back-bone to eudure the
privations necessary to success, we
do not merit, ueither will we at-
taiu success. Some say, how can
this be done? Be patient and I
will auswer your question.
Let every farmer iu Greer coun-
ty who is uot materially financially
involved, sign a solemn pledge and
adhere thereto, to not buy any-
thing ou credit in 1906. I con-
fidently believe 33^3 per cent of
the Farmers' Union membership
can take this pledge and live up to
it, if they will, and then let every
farmer who is financially involved
to that extent that he caunot possi-
bly sign the foregoing pledge, bind
himself to buy nothing on credit
in the year 1907, and I confidently
believe that another 33 k3 per cent
of our membetship can, if they
will, take this pledge and live
up to it. Then we will
only have 33 Vi Fer cent .°*
our membership not on a cash basis,
now let this 33^ per cent sign a
solemn pledge that they will not
buy anything on credit in the year
1908. This they can do if they
will. Now let every one signing
the foregoing pledge also sign
pledge to use their means within
the organization to help those
members financially weak to keep
their pledge inviolate. Using all
the means financial and otherwise
inside the organization for the bene
fit of the organization, aud the
membership thereof, instead of de-
positing it in banks without inter
est and allowing the banks to loan
the same to your neighbor and
brother farmer at a usurious rate
of interest. How much better to
take the same security and loan to
your brother farmer at a reasonable
rate of interest without the inter-
vention of the banks.
Establish a code of action de-
manding a strict adherence to the
principles of honesty and integrity
in all membership dealings, there-
by maintaining a perfect confidence
throughout our organization.
tablish also a system of arbitration
for the adjustment of differences
arising among our members, with
a county board of arbitrators as a
court of appeal and make the ac-
tion thereof final.
Now gentlemen, we are well
aware that to adopt the plan here-
in set fprth will cause_ many, priva-
tions grievous be borne and can
not be put into successful opera-
tion while our people insist on
buying Spalding hacks and bug-
gies and things of like nature on
credit, and many other articles not
absolutely necessary, at present
bought on credit will have to be
taken off the "Bill of Wants." But
if we have not the nerve, backbone
and determination to do, and to en-
dure all things necessary to suc-
cess, we can not hope to succeed,
except by a very slow process; in-
deed so very slow that many, many
of the membership will become
discouraged and become a dead
weight to the progress of our or-
ganization, instead of a liveco-ope-
rative body of workers.
Now is the time for the consid-
eration that will require and en-
■ able the membership to accumulate
a working capital—a home con-
sumption supply. This can be
j done by planting the twenty-five
per cent decreased cotton acreage
; in increased gardens, pea patches,
potato patches, feed stuff elc,
; which means hog and hominy,
milk and butter, chickens, eggs etc.
i >c supply the home table, and by-
ail means let every nember sow
ctfCugh wheat for home consump-
tion ibe coming autumn aud build
a co-operative mill, where wc can
have our wheat manufactured into
flour aod not be forced to sell it on
Now geullvtuvu, the |»uim ul *
act km brrnu <rt forth are not of
plan of <
co-operation o(feted by Mr Sweel. i
I.tn i«> build up the ne ded capital j
among ourarlve* lor oo-operation
la only offered *» an entering
wedge 10 I he dt«cu»%lon and adop
lion ol ftotuc plan thai will meet
the emergency of tbc condition*
Now I lu»|«e that each Local
Union in the county will di*cu»»
tin* question in their ic«pcctivc
lodges, aud if itaey have no other
better plau, adopt thin one, and
a»ccrtaiu the number iu each-lodge
willing to ftign pledge No. 1, em-
bracing 1906,; next the iiutnlicr
willing to sign l'lcdge No. 2, em-
bracing 1907. and thoac remaining
will sign pledge No. 3, embracing
Now gcutlcuicu this give* every
farmer a chance, and time to place
biuiscl' aud bis business on a cash
basis aud wc feel coubdcnt that if
each farmer will adopt this pljin
that within the space of tUW
years they can accumulate enough
in the hands of the far men of
Greer county to supply themselves
without credit as credit is now con-
ducted and every farmer knows
that credit is the bane of the far-
mer. This plan, if adopted will
be decidedly advantageoua to all
the business iuterests of the county.
It antagonizes none.
Let us hear from you, brethren.
Give us something better if you
have it. We are ready, willing and
anxious to join you in any line of
action best calculated to accom-
plish the desired result.
This article is allreafly too loug,
therefore I will desist aud leave
the advantages accruing to the
farmer through the adoption aud
successful carrying out of this plan
to the reader. They are so pal-
pable that we believe all will un-
dergo the privations necessary to
Let us, gentlemen of Greer
county, show to the world what
manner of men we are, by setting
an example of determinate zeal
sufficient to meet the demands of
To be continued next week in
which will be set forth a provisory
plan for what might be
teimed isolated cases,
John F, Shinn.
For the making of the Bumper Crop of Greer coun-
ty. Let ut help you start right by furnishing you with
the most modern and improved Farm Tools.
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We are prepared to serve you better than ever be-
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the lowest. We will make it to your interest to give us
your patronage. Respectfully.
above the petting age.
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Why Queen Victoria Did Not Fondle
Sir John Richard Robinson in his
"Fifty Years of Fleet Street" tells
of an amusing incident during the
visit of the Swazi deputation from the
Transvaal to England at the close of
1894. "The Swazi braves went to
Windsor and had an audience of her
majesty Queen Victoria. They were
very graciously received. One of their
number began to speak, and an in-
terpreter followed him phrase by
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Take him, 0 mother, to thy knees;
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time bringing forward a big black
about six feet high and weighing well
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For the Inauguration Ceremo
nies to be held at Washington, D.
C., March 4, 1905, the Rock Is-
land system makes a rate of $42.20
for the round trip from Mangum
Tickets will be sold February 28th
to March 2nd and will be good for
return passage till March 8th.
The Best Prescription For Malaria
Chills and fever is a bottle of
Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic. It
is simply iron and quinine in a
tasteless form. No cure, no pay.
Concerning King Williaio IV. of
England the following story has ap-
peared. the countess of Strafford be-
ing responsible for It The king was
at dinntr. "Ne*t to him was a titled
woman whom he was entertaining
with some axtraordinarv anecdotes,
which the lady found 1* impossible to
believe were tru«. 3V^ therefore an-
■wered: 'Oh. sir, I boj your pardon,
but I really V> not think that can be
true.' To her suipH « ne Instantly re-
plied. 'You are quite right, marru.
there Is Dot a word of tru*h In It. If
!> a He. marra. a d d lie. fn fact.
martn. «re all lie; we can t b*Ip it.
We had it frow our mother!' This."
eoaclud.'s lb* <\>unte«s of Stratford,
"was the bl«te*t lie of all. for Qu^-a
Charlotte was • »trt trsUtful perso n,
never girea to
Use for Young Turkeys.
It has been demonstrated that the
turkey is a fine destroyer of the boll
weevil, the tobacco worm and the to-
mato worm. They get fat on that
sort of diet and keep so with a bit of
grain thrown in once in a while and
attention to their sleeping quarters.
The boll weevil gets busy in the
spring, and so do the young turkeys.
The tomato worms are aoout the fields
at the time the young birds are i*iost
realous in satisfying an appetite that
has no bounds. The boll weevil and
the worms go into hibernation in th(
fall just about the time that there is
a demand for fat turkeys that can't
Terry & Smith,
FKESn and Salt Meats.
An up-to-date line of Market
Telephone your order and we will deliver it to you. P. O.
Block. 'Phone 120.
Marmalade a Parisian Novelty.
A woman just back from Europe
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taurant menu one day the two words
"Le Dundee." She ordered it. The
waiter wore a smile of suppressed tri-
umph when he came back, "be Dun-
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helped her to two tablespoonfuls of
her old friend. Scotch marmalade. It
seems that marmal&de is quite the
caper In Paris now, but It is eaten at
dinner, and In place of a sweet, with-
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Crittenden, H. L. Mangum Sun-Monitor. (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 16, 1905, newspaper, February 16, 1905; Mangum, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc284865/m1/3/: accessed April 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.