Mangum Sun-Monitor. (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 17, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 11, 1907 Page: 2 of 8
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In a 6reat Variety.
All the Good Working,
Satisfactory Kind of Tools.
CoodTools may cost just a little more the first cost, but will many times pay the difierence in their durability and satisfaction in opera-
ting "The reccollection of quality remains long after price is forgotten."
Buggies, Carriages, Harness.
In these lines we feel proud of our past record, and the fact that our trade is constantly increasing assures us that we have made no
mistake in selling the people first-class, high grade goods and standing squarely behind our guarantee. It has at all times been our policy
to handle nothing in Buggies, Carriages and Harness, only such as we could conscientiously recommend to our customers, and for this
seasons trade we are going to offer better goods and better values than ever before. We have orders booked with the factories for Five car-
loads Of vehicles, and now have two cars in transit, all the very latest creations of the carriage builders art. Don't buy your new spring
buggy till you have seen them.
Iland Made Harness and Repairing.
of material and tools now in transit, and within the next week or ten days will be prepared to do any kind of Special Harness to Order as well as do all kinds of repair
work. Shop will be located Upstairs on our buggy sample floor, and we will appreciate your patronags in this line, and will strive to give you the best service possible, to
be had from experienced workmen and the best stock obtainable
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Editor and Publish**
POBUSHBD EVBKY ThDRSBAY.
■atered at the Postodce at Mangum, O. T.
Phone No. *.
the SUN-MONITOR is read each
meek by Five Thousand people in
THURSDAY, APR. n. 1907.
Office 5eeks the Man.
Krom the Snyder Signet Star.
Two men are being urged to say
they will accept nomination at
the hands of their party and are
saying, "I wont." Hundreds of
their admirers say "you must,"
still they shake their heads and say
The first of these is President
Roosevelt, whorecieves all suggest-
ions that he owes a duty to his
country and party which has twice
honored him and must meet that
duty with a brave acceptance of a
re-nomination for the position that
he now holds, with a shake of the
head and an occasional recall of the
declaration he made when his elec-
tion was assured that he would not
"seek or accept the nomination for
The other is Colonel H. D. Mc-
Knight, register of the United
States Land office at Lawton, who
is being urged to say that he will
accept the honor of being the re-
publican party's standard bearer
in the fifth district race for mem-
ber of congress.
To all that insist that he must
accept the nominaiton he says "I
don't want it," and yet from Law-
ton and various other parte of the
district comes the cry "draft him
and make him run."
In both of the above cases the
Signal-Star stands the same. It
admires both men and would gladly
support them for the places their
names are connected with, but ow-
ing to the bull dog tenacity with
which Roosevelt hangs to a position
once taken, an opportunity to
again support his candidacy, and
yet it does seem to the writer that
Roosevelt can afford to be great
enough to recede from the position ;
he took when the conditions were
not the same as they are now,
and to signify a willingness to
spend another four years in carry-
ing to completion the various re-
forms that he has started into life.
No man is so great that he can af-
ford to ignore his country's need
of his services in unsettled times,
whether these conditions arise
from civil or war causes, and there
is no doubt of the fact that the
whole country would feel easier
as to the future if Roosevelt would
come bravely to the front and say
"though I have no desire to be re-
nominated or elected to another
term, if my country men believe
that it is my duty to do so and
tender me the position without ef-
fort upon my part to secure it,
I will accept."
He is great enough to afford
to take the position but will he?
But in the other cases where a
man has grown grey in the service
of his party, and doing good and
acceptable work in a public posit-
ion in no ways connected with the
position for which he is urged to
accept the nomination the Signal-
Star is not so pronounced in its
views as to his duty. It may be
Colonel McKnight's duty to give
a $3000 position that he may be the
party's standard bearer in a hope-
less battle, and yet the writer does
not believe it is. There is no doubt
that he is the strongest man the
republicans could select as the fifth
district cogressional candidate. In
this district which was formed with
the express view of makings strong
democratic district. No republi-
can is better known or more popu-
lar than is Colonel McKnight and
the Signal-Star would be pleased to
have the honor of supporting him.
There is no question but that he
would carry a bigger vote than any
other republican who now resides
in the district and knowing this
the writer hopes that may be some
wny of getting around the necess-
ity of his giving up the position
which he is so acceptably filling
so that he may accept the duty
which the party seems in earnest
about forcing on him. He cant
afford to give up a $3000 position
for the empty honor of making the
congressioal race and yet seems to
the writer that he could afford to
give up this position for a few
weeks to satisfy the demands of
his party . A sixty days leave of
absence ought to be easily secured
one who has been so faithful
and efficient an officer as has been
Col. McKnight. During this leave
of absence the colonel could make
the race and it would be nobody's
business but his own. Under these
circumstances the Signal-Star feels
very much like joining in the pop-
ular cry, "draft him and make
Farmera' Union Lectures.
President S. O. Daws, of the Far-
mers' Union will speak at the fol-
lowing places in Greer county on
the dates named:
Erick, April 22, at night.
Delhi, April 23, at night.
Marie, April 24, at night.
Vinson, April 26, at night.
Bethany, April 26, at night.
Hollis April 27, at 2 o'clock p.
Purvis, April 29, at night.
Gyp Hill, April 30, at night.
Center, May 1, at night.
Headquarter, May, 2, at night.
If you are a farmer in Greer
county you cannot afford to miss
hearing one of these speeches by
the father of the Farmers' Union
By order of the County Union.
The public generally invited.
H. H. WYMAN, Pres.,
Letter to Mr. W. C. Shadden,
Dear Sir: The cheapest thing in
the way of sending anything over
the world is a postage stamp; and
the cheapest way to shed water is
Not whitewash; paint. Do you
happen to know—it don't belong to
your business to know about paint,
you know—do you happen to know
that most of the makers of paint
stuff it out with lime and clay
and water and air?
They do stuff it out in the can;
but not on the house. They make
more gallons to sell or to buy; more
money to pay for for paint; more
money to pay for putting it on; a
good deal more money to pay far
putting it on; but no more beauty;
more rust; decay, disappointment;
Devoe is your paint, because it's
all paint, no sham and full meas-
F. W. DEVOE & CO.,
New York, Chicago and Kansas
I C. P. Hamilton Hardware Co.
sells our paint.
Hew to Treat Employee.
■very store that I know of In Amer-
ica obligee ita help to etand on their
feet from morning until closing time.
Behind each counter In my store la a
chair. I want my employes when not
busy to sit down and rest. Aa I walk
through the different departments in
my store my employes do not have
to feel that they must brace up be-
cause the "boss" la coming around.
My employes are doing right all the
time because they know that I am do-
ing right and using them as near right
as I know how. My employee would
far rather have me home than abroad.
I guess that I am an easier fellow to
work for than the manager, but he
cannot be very severe with them, be-
cause I always tell him to use them
just as I use him. I tell every man at
the head of a department, "Be kind
to the help under you. Do not speak
to them in any other way than the
way I speak to you. Handle your help
ao that they will respect you and so
that they will regret to leave my em-
If you want to make
your own terms for a
loan on your farm see
me. C. W. Gilliland.room
5 over Mangum Drug Co.
Pure Texas Honey, one half gal-
lon, $1.00; quart, 50c, at Allen's
"The Mortgage Lifter."
That's the name of a new kind of cotton seed of which
1,500 pounds of seed cotton makes a 600 pound bale. It's
the best ever. All kinds of Field and Garden Seeds in
bulk and at lowest prices.
COME AND SEE ME.
C. A. ROGERS.
Rogers Feed and Seed Store, North of Black & Renard's Barn.
and gratification that comes fram
the knowledge that your linen is
perfectly Laundered, is a pleasant
feeling, if you are one of our cus-
will give you this feeling, because
our work cannot be surpassed.
Mangum Steam Laundry.
Subscribe for the Sun-
Monitor, $1.00 per year.
is how you want it on a cold day when tak-
ing a bath. Can't have it that way if your
plumbing is out of whack. Get it in trim by
calling us in to fix it up.
A GOOD IIOT BATH
is a splendid thing for spring fever. The bath
will be perfect with our perfect plumbing.
For plumbing that's perfectly sanitary have
us do it.
r. s, GENTRY,
South Side Square, Mangum.
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