Mangum Weekly Star. (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 13, 1914 Page: 7 of 8
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SPECIAL PREMIUMS AT FAIR
List of Special Premiums Offered by
Mangum Merchants to be Civen to
Premium Winners at the Greer Co.
Fair Here on Sept. 9-10-11-12,1914
The business men of Mangum a e making an earnest effort to co-
operate with the management of the Greer County Fair Association to
make the Oreer County Fair the best one In the state. Last year they m
ade up a liberal premium list of special premiums but this year the num-
ber and value of premiums far exceeds any that have ever before been
The merchants of Mangum want to encourage the raising of better
stock and ah»o farm products and tothls end have offered some very lib-
eral premiums in these departments.
One feature not heretofer Included In the fair is a Baby Contest.
This coatest will ^be in chargeof t'ne 'ivlc League, of Mangum, and* every
baby entered will be Judged strictly upon Its merits from a physical and
mental standpoint Sbme very liberal premiums are offered In thli
show. Be low we publish the full list of merchants' premiums:
1. Jackson ft Wilson, a $90,00 Newton Wagon, for the best farm dis-
2. Sampson ft Short, a $05.00 No. 3 Sharpers Cream Separator, for
second best farm display.
3. C. P. Hamilton, a <$55.CO Bowsher Feed Grinder, for the third best
4. F. S. Gentry, a 145.00 Steel Range High Closet and Reservoir Stove,
for the fourth best farm display.
5. Young Bros. ft Guthrie, a $25.00 6 foot Wood Manse Windmill, for
the fifth best farm display.
G. Mangum National Bank, $25.00 for high grade shorthorn herd, con-
sisting of three head, either sex.
7. Mangum National Bank, $15.C0 for high grade Jersey herd, consist-
ing ci three head, either sex.
8. Mangum National Bank, $10.00 for high grade Red Poll herd, con-
sisting of three head, either sex.
9. First National Bank, $25.00 for most perfect baby in the "Better
10. First National Bank, $15.00 for second most perfect baby in "Bet-
ter Babies Contest."
10^4 First National Bank, $10.00 for third most perfect baby in "Bet-
ter Babies Contest."
11. First State Bank, $25.00 best draft team mares or geldings.
12. City State Bank, $25.00 best pair of mules in harness to wagon.
13. C. M. Stone & Co., $15.00 merchandise for best pair mule colts,
14. C. M. Stone ft Co., $1Q.OO merchandise for best mule colt, either
15. C. M. Stone & Co., 'JIO.CO merchandise for best duroc jersey boar,
16. C." M. Stone ft Co., $10.00 In merchandise for best mare 3 years
old and over.
17. C. M. Stone ft Co., $5.00 In merchandise for best collection of C
pieces la manual training department.
18. The Dixie Store, $10.00 in merchandise for best display of colored
2.0 The Dixie Store will give in merchandise $10.00 for be3t collection
of not less than 5 pices of white embroider;.
21. The Dixie Store, $5.00 in merchandise for best single piece of
white or colored embroidery.
(All material used in the above contest must be bought at the Dixie
Store between the dates of January 1914, to September 9th, 1914.)
22. The Dixie Store, "$10.C0 in merchandise for best mare or gelding,
any age or breed.
23. The Dixie Store, $5.00 in merchandise for best heifer under 1
23 Vt. The Dixie Store, $10.00 in merchandise for best sucking colt,
24. Bowman and Dial, $50.00 registered duroc jersey boar big, for best
boar and three sows under one year old.
25. Elliott's Variety Store, $5.00 for hfst duroc Jersey sow, any age.
26. Elliott's Variety Store, $5.00 for best collection of canned fruits,
of not less than C varieties.'
27. H. M. Ferguson, $10.00 for best mule, any age or sex.
28. J. D. Curreathers, $5.00 ladies' hat on best collection of jellies,
to consist of not less than 6 varieties.
29. J. D. Curerathers, $5.00 man's hat on largest and best pumpkin.
30. J. D. Curreathers, $5.00 pair of shoes for best duroc jersey sow
pig, C months old, and under one year.
31. The Texas Dry Goods Co., $15:00 man's suit of clothes, for best
mare or gelding, any age.
32. The Owl Drug Store, 25 lb. bucket of International Stock food, for
best Tom turkey, any breed.
33. Exchange Grocery, 100 lbs. of Red Star Flour, for best two loaves
of bread baked from this flour.
34. Exchange Grocery, 3 lbs. Red Star Coffee, for best work shirt.
35. J. E. Watts Music Store, '$10.00 guitar and case, for best cow, two
years old and over.
36. Cicero Smith Lumber Co., 2000 lbs. best lump coal, for best mart
one year old and under two.
37. Southwest Home Furniture Co., $15.00 upholstered rocking chaii-.
for best mare, two years old and under three.
38. Ha.tman Bros., 10 bbl. stock tank, for best boar and three sows
under one year old.
39. L. A. Snow Grocery, 100 lbs. Golden Gate Flour, for best cake
made from this flour.
40. B. E. Davis, 100 lbs. Helitrope Flour, for best two loaves of bread
made from this flour.
41. B. E. Davis, 3 lb can Chase ft Sanborn's coffee, for best peck of
42. B. E. Davis, $10.00 in merchandise for best stallion colt, under
one yar old.
43. Mangum Drug Store, gallon of Interlo Wall Finish, for best article
of punch work (large.)
44. Mangum Drug Co., 1 gallon of Interlo Wall finish for best article
Islet embroidery (large.)
45. J. W. Lovett, $15.00 upholstered rocker for the married couplo
who have lived the longest ia Greer county, to be decided Saturday, Septem-
ber 12th, in the grandstand.
46. Ewing, the Jeweler, $25.00 diamond ring to the first couple get.
ting married in front of the grand stand, Friday, between the hours of 2 and
4 o'clock in the afternoon, September the 11th, 1914. The first couple nott-'
fving the secretary Is to win this premium, provided they- carry out their
part of the contract.
47. Gully Drug Co.. $5.00 ladies' toilet preparations, for best lunch set.
48. R. C. Hannah, $3.50 Aaseo camera for best embroidery spe
49. Mangum Bottling Works, ten gallons of lea cream, for best col-
lection of three pies and one cake.
60. J. T. Casey ft Son. fa.OO In merchandise for best bull over one
year and under two.
61. J. B. Norman, 100 lbs. Royal Seal Flour, for best bushel wheat,
52. J. B. Norman. 3 lb. caa Maxwell House Coffee, for best three
sheaves of oats.
SJ. The Oklahoma Lumber Company. K gallons Monarch Paint, for
four swine owned by exhibitor, either sex.
64. Greer County Haraees A Saddlery Co.. $5 00 pair of work bridles.
tor two animals, of any age or sex. produce of mare.
U Blalock's Racket Btore. $2.50 la merchandise for beet article of
shadow embroidery, (large.)
M. Crosslaad's C. O. D. Grocery. 149 lbs. of Sun Gold Flour, for bast
tea heads of black bulled white kafflr com
57. Cross land's C. O. D. Grocery. 1 lbs of Golden Gate Coffee, lor
beet peck of Spanish peeaef.
M City Bakery, gs.00 la merchaadiee for best 70 ears of pure bred
50. The Variety Store. «$S OO la merchaadiee ler best 70 ears of pars
bred yellow cora.
as. The Variety Store. $l« la awrrhaadlee for the beet tea care of
welte deet cora.
«1 I. W Shaft. 9000 la msrcheidleo. tor best oew cae year oM aad
SCENE OF TRA6EDY THAT STARTED WAR
THE CALL OF DUTY
By HAZLI MALI.
View of Sarajevo,
X marks town hall near which the archduke was
67. Joe Bayless, $2.50 in cleaning and pressing work for highest score
on any breed of chickens.
C8. Drs. Holmes ft Vaughan, $5.00 In dental work for best ten head3
of dwarf milo maize.
69. Dr. M. E. Miller, $2.50 for best ten heads of feterlta.
Dr. P. F. Anderson, $5.00 In dental work for largest watermelon.
Roy Nanny, '$1.00 for best peck of pumpkin yam potatoes.
Roy Nanny, $1.00 for sweet potatoes of any other variety.
Roy Nanny, 50c for heaviest ear of corn. ,
Dr. Ney Neel, $1.00 for best peck of onions.
Dr. Ney Neel, $1.00 best peck of white onions.
Dr. Ney Neel, 50 for best stalk of feterlta.
Dr. C. IJ. Hall, '$5.00 In dental work for best 6 Rocky Ford can-
1 1 tiil
77a. Dr. J, F. Campbell, $1-00 best peck of Turkey Red Wheat.
78. Dr. J. F. Campbell, $1.00 best peck of alfalfa seed.
80. Dr. J. F. Campbell, 50c best Jar of canned peaches,
81. Dr. Rufus Holt, $5.00 boys' suit of clothes for boy under ten
years old, same to be bought at the Dixie Store, for best sucking colt, either
82. Cunningham & Dickey, $1.50 for best bale of alfalfa hay not less
han CO pounds.
83. Cunningham & Dickey, $1.50 for best peck of kaffir seed, white.
84. Alcona Co., $3.00 in flavoring for best caromel cake.
85. Head & Putnam, the Little Tailors, i$7.00 pair of tailor made
pants, for best Poland China sow, any age.
86. L. A. McColllster, $1.00 for one dozen large peppers.
87. L. A. McCollister, $1.00 for best plate of apples.
88. L. A. McCollister, 50c for best jar of apples.
89. Covington & Brown, $1.00 for best and longest bunch of alfalfa,
to measure not less than 6 inches at butt.
90. Covington & Brown, $1.00 for best stalk of k'affir corn, with stalk
and root attached.
91. Covington ft Brown, 50c for best glass or Jar of apple jelly.
92. Tlsinger ft Clay, $2.00 in cash for best boar pig under six months
93. Tisinger ft Clay, *$3.00 fc-r best pig two years old and over.
94. C. H. Rutter, $1.00 for best bunch of Spanish peanuts.
95. C. H. Rutter, $1.00 for best peck of milo maize seed-
96. C. H. Rutter, 50c for best asparagus springle.
97. Mangum Mill ft Elevator Co., 300 lbs. Daily Bread Flour for best
Z loaves of bread baked from this flour, and will give 200 lbs. for second
best two loaves.
98. Commercial Barber Shop, $1.00 in workfor best display of fresh
99. Commercial Barber Shop, $1^)0 In work for largest and best
musk melon, any variety.
100. Barker Studio, one dozen photos, for the largest ,of any number,
of one family attending the fair, and who registers at the secretary's office.
101. O. P. Elliott, attorney, $1.00 for best plate of pears, one dozen,
102. O. P. Elliott, attorney, .$1.00 for best collection of grapes, three
or more varieties.
103. O. P. Elliott, attorney, 50c best specimen of machine work.
104. Mangum Electric, Company, $1.00 for best embroideried sofa pll-
10.5. Mangum Electric Company $1.50 best sheet and pillow case.-
106. Mangum Electric Company $1,50 -best ladies dress, (Emb.)
107. Mangum Electric Company $1.00 best suit underwear, 3 pieces.
108. Mangum Electric Company, $1.00 best angel food cake.
109. Mangum Electric Company, $1.50 best white loaf cake.
110. Mangum Electric Company, <$1.00 best devil food cake.
111. Mangum Electric Company, $1.00 best loaf of bread, salt-rising.
112. Mangum Electric Company, 50c best plate of doughnuts.
113. W. F. Hearne, county clerk, $2.50 best porch swing.
114. G. W. Hall, county treasurer, $2.00 best collection of plants.
115- G. W. Hall, county treasurer, 50c best display of cut roses.
116. Mrs. Mary Watkins, county recorder, $2.00 for best crochet
117. Mrs Mary Watkins, county recorder, 50c for best point lace
118. Judge A. R. Garrett, $1.00 best four egg plants.
119. Judge A. R. Garrett, $1.00 best long red table beets.
120. Judge A. R. Garrett, best stalk of milo maize with head and root
121. Judge H. M. Thacker, $2.50 on best collection of crochet lot,
not less than five piece3.
122. Townsend, Overton ft Cravey, Abstracters, $1.00 for dozen small
ti W.k Bmdshaw will •hoe the wtealag
a 3. or Morgan. ICC Ike 4
leave* ef bread trmm Obis Oear
M. J W Mi ipse, 1 la. cea at
he* IMO B. I
Townsend, Overton ft Cravey, $1.00 purple top turnips.
Townsend, Overton ft Cravey, 50c best floor pillow.
S. H. Tittle, sheriff, «$1.00 for best bunch of Red Cross peanuts.
S. H. Tittle, sheriff, $1.00 oats, Texas Red, one peck.
S. H. Tittle sheriff,.50c dressed doll (child under 10 years old).
Dr. B. F. Carr, $2.50 for best three stalks of cotton with bolls
attached, size and shape of stalk,foliage and size of bolls to be equally con-
129. Dr. Fowler Border, $5.00 for the best 25 heads of dwarf milo
130. Zack T. Pryse, $2.50 best three stalks of cotton with bolls at-
tached. shape and size of stalks, foliage and site of bells to be equally con
131. Mangum Telephone Co., $10.00 In cash or a rural telephone, for
high grade mare and two of her colts, either sex or any breed.
132. Dr. T. J. Dodson, *$1.00 best banging basket.
133. Dr. T. J. Dodson, $1.00 best window box.
134 Dr. T. J. Dodson, 50c best specimen of band sewing.
135. B. W. Waters, $3.00, sow pig under six months old.
130. B. W. Waters, $2.00, sow pig under six months old.
137. Dr. DeArman, $1.00, best plate of peaches, one dosea.
*138. Dr. DeArman, i$1.00 best ten heeds of Orange Sorgheai
139. Dr. DeArman, 50c, best jar of pears.
140 Andrew McCutcheon, district clerk, 91.00, best chair.
141 Andrew McCutcheon district clerk. $100. best desk
142. Andrew McCutcheon 50c. best darning and repairing.
143. Dr. Porter Norton. 91.00, best hall tree.
144. Dr. Porter Norton. $1.90. largest aad best squaeh.
145. Dr. Porter Norton. 60c. for best sweet pickled peaches
140. Pace's Gin. the ginning of a bale of cotton, at their gin, for tho
one winning best sample of cotton seed, one perk.
147. Dr. Pinnell. 92.50 on best cow. aay age or breed.
14*. Dr. A. O. Hutches. <$2.50 on tb* beet cow, sny age or breed.
1C». J. C. Moss. $500 oa best boar aay age or breed
150. J. C. Moss. $2.00 oa best sow. aay age or breed
151. J. C. Moss. 93 00. best boar oa* year old aad eadw two
'It J C. Mom. 9IW, best boar on* year old and under two.
191 J O MeColllaW 9J-5*. b*st mule toot pit. under oae ysar old.
1S4. Tlasley ft Tucker will gta a bale of <o4oe for best tee botes of
100- t M Kpoea will glee a pair of batter acMs. tor best Jersey eow.
190 C. M Space s sMe of bee*. b*etm. for beet dercr )wi«r beer
1ST C 91. *aea. ti CC «e*l Bnektaet Caffs*, tor b«ct pcead af
S*«»*ae fS.00. be»t Itotoad CMae p«g els
90 re* ef
It was ths only thing to bs dons,
and yst Carter hated to do It. He
had been prepared for anything but
the boyish, appealing eyes which
looked up at him from the crevice be-
tween ths two logs. But Duty, spelled
with a flaunting capital, demanded It,
and Duty had ever been the lodeetar
of Carter's life. It afterwards seemed
to htm that the thoughts of a thou-
sand yearH crowded his brain between
the time he Identified the hunted man
by the tell-tale scar upon his cheek
and had seen the man's hand move,
move toward his hip pocket—a move-
ment which caused Duty to call upon
Carter for the most extreme measuree
—and the time when, as the dogs
strained at the leash, he pulled the
His orders had been to shoot et the
least suspicious movsment. Well, be
bad carried out his orders to ths let-
ter, and yet he felt as guilty as though
hs himself wsrs thrlcs sn outlaw. The
smoking weapon fell to the ground
with a dull thud—It had done its work
though the aim had not been good.
One quick look assured Carter of this,
then he turned away to tie the blood-
hounds where they could not be seen
by the man they had Just tracked to
his death. Retracing his steps he
dropped down on his knees besids the
"God forgive me!" he cried as the
eyes, more eloquent than ever In their
suffering, again looked Into his.
"Never mind," came in a whispered
answer. "It—had to be, but I—I'm
about done for I—think."
The outlaw lay witn one hand
pressed to his side, while through his
Angers bright, fresh blood oozed. Car-
ter had considered himself a strong
man, but at this sight a sickening
wave of weakness assailed him.
If it were only the bold desperado
his imagination had pictured, instead
of this frank-faced boy, who lay writh-
ing beside him!
"God! I wish it hadn't have had to
be me!" broke from him.
"And—I—" spoke the other with dif-
ficulty—"I only—wish your aim bad
"Isn't there something I can do to
ease you?" inquired Carter, trying to
pull himself together.
Quickly divining. Carter moved nearer
and raised the sufferer's hsad on his
knee. Though elated to think It lay
within his power to add, be It ever so
strangsnsss of thus pillowing the
head of the man he had Just shot la
"BetterT" he asked a trifle hoareely.
"Oh. yes—that is, I—dont mind—
"Would you like—whisky?"
The outlaw managed to move his
head in assent, and Carter after pot-
ting his hand carefully to bis hip-
pocket for his flask, held the liquor to
I don't know—why I—should want
to—prolong it—but I seem to," mut-
tered the sufferer, as Carter set down
the flask. "That eternal fight for ilfe
—why is It? If I'd been—a man I'd
have given myself up after—after I—
lid It—Instead of taking to the-wilds
—and then having—to kill that other
In self-defense. That last was wrong
—I admit It. But—no man can exact-
ly—understand until—they are—up
there and know that it Is his lift
rour's. There's no reasoning In It—
we do that after. It's—simply the
Though the strong liquor had re-
vived the dying man somewhat his
breath still came in deep groans
"But the flret—Jones—you do not
-egret that?" Carter found himself say-
"Regret? A thousand times—no!
His vehemence caused the sufferer a
lee per pang of agony, and with
blanched llpe he subelded Into silence.
Carter pressed the flask again to hie
"Thanks." mattered the outlaw
rhea es though with an effort bs
•cased hlmedf again. "I—Id like to
-tell you before I go,
that 1 thank the Creator who made
ae with my dytog breath «sr baring
flvea me the grace to ssad a
hrough that blaehgaard*e brain
-If oaty I'd—gtvsa myself up tbea.
Bat 1—remember thinking—that—I
maldat let her know-that I'd killed
i mmm shs might act sidstsiaad.
sad I thought perhape this way—she'd
little, to the woupded man's oomfort.
Garter was moved to reflect upon the
'I was coming-except her—aad aha
OttOlMOM >M V didn't know when I—bed them fooledl
j sll right. I hear they called me tha
Unknown—to be identified by thai
"I'm—glsd the old name shaat ha
dragged In the dust—no one shall eve*
know," went on the sufferer. "And—*
I'll go down through history ss ths aa-
known outlaw—who came to yoaa
quiet village—klUsd a man—I sriahl
they could know how hs desorved hill-
ing—and then killed another, and araa
Anally tracked to death—by dogsj
Thank God! my mother's dead—andi
sll the folks. Hut what will sbe-~eha
will never know, never beer—Ml Qodti
what will she think!"
Then through the trees, glad so ma
snd gay as the twitter of the birds,
came the sound of a woman's volea
singing. It startled the silence of thai
woods, and a greater contraat to tha
tragedy which had Just been enacte*
there could not he Imagined.
The outlaw bad raised a bagger#
"Do you knew what that meaner ha
erisd hoareely. "Do you know what
that meana, man? It meane that aha
Is coming—that I am going to ace her
once more—before It le too late!"
The trilling voice wae becoming
louder. Carter went from red la
white as he listened. Then suspicion
became certainty, and he brohe out:
"It can't be—because—thet Is my
'Then she ie your slstsr. It is the
song I taught bar—over at Albany
where I met her."
"She visited there—" murmured the
other dully. "My God!" he cried aa a
clearer understand I Ag of the situation
was borne home to him.
The dying man's face had under-
gone a change. Already lined from
the agony he was suffering, and damp
with the dew of death, it became aa
awful sight to behold.
"Do you understand—don't you
see?" The words fell from his stiff
lips almost lnaudlbly. "For the lore
of God, man," be broke off—"don't let
her know—keep It from her, and yet—
and yet—let—me see her."
For a moment Carter stared, then
the nearlng voice warned him into
"She aball never know," he said,
answering the eyes which looked ap
Into his ss trustingly es a dog might;
"and yet you aball aee her." "
A little leter, In enawer to a whistle
from Carter, there burst Into the cir-
cle formed of fallen logs and under-
growth, and hidden by trees, the fig-
ure of a girl. She was bareheaded aad
flushed, end the lore of life burned
from her eyes. The concluding stralna
of her song trembled for en lnstaat aa
her psrted llpe. then died there.
"Don't be alarmed, but there baa
been aa accldeat." her brother van
saying. "See, deer, he was comlng to
you. But he carried a weapon the
man-hunt, you know—and the weapon
fell sccldently to the ground. It weal
But even before he bad finished
speaking the girl bed turned a deaf
ear to him, and with the sublime conr
age of womanhood had pushed him
aside until shs herself plllowsd the
sufferer's head. Her hands were busy
ministering the hundred and one little
attentions a woman has at her ooaa-
mand and of which a man knows noth-
ing; only a touch, a caress, here aad
there perhaps, but only those of ne
who have experienced know.
Carter, after receiving the lightning
look of gratitude from the dying
man's eyes, had turned away. But frag-
ments of the whispered colloquy
'Don't grieve, dear," murmured the
woman, though grief had already
che ctoraal fight"
Carter wae slleat before the gHmpee
af e eecred secret. Bat the other
diepoeed to epeah oet hie
-ire—It s rather good to talk whoa
yoer talking daye—are
' he muttered grimly—
<Oeod to talh—evee whea R
Bet whea—yea get-
burned Its Imprint In her own staring
eyes. "It might be worse. Yes. deer,
think, for instance, it you were dying
a death such as the poor outlaw you
were tracking must di>s—think, too.
how much worse it would be for me.
Tou die respected of men, and loved
Carter never knew how long after-
ward It was—es time Is counted—that
he beard a faint gasp, then a woman'a
cry. But the sound told him thet all
1 over and that to one more exis-
tence there bed been written MFlala."
(Copyright, by Dally Btory Pub. C*J
Stock Menlpulatlea OM.
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lern origin Is evtdcaced hp the
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lag a telae report oa the death ef Mb
peleoa tor the parpoec of ralelag (Be
price ef the toads.
mealy ceUed Lard Cochrane, whe wae
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moos sad elee expelled from the Or-
der ef the Beth. Several ef Me eaeo-
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