The Blair Progress (Blair, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 27, 1912 Page: 3 of 6
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IS THE TIME!
; weather as well as dry and most of-
jjust when a man thinka that he can't
that seems to be a good time for a
in? it from the fires point of view.
them at such times in the past.
Jay safe against these times of disas-
all the time, night and day, wet or
;ainst fires or tornadoes. It is your
keep insured, and if you get your
easy to stay insured as we look
This is our business.
W« respectfully invite our friends and the
public in general to visit our shop when wanting
first class barber work of any kind.
JIM BREWTON, Prop.
|8. If he
jig for of-
ft, to say
i grain of
eh to be
|ing to be
a' Bus shapes
is of men
or it and
der the pews, in the pulpit, on
the floor, against the walls and
then return to their homes and
say: "We have worshipped God
And it came to pass that this
plant was ground into dust - and
called snuff, and ladies, even
beautiful and fair to look "upon
did make for themselves brushes
and mops and dipped the same
in filth called snuff, and placed
them into their mouths and
would scrub mightly, and would
call this dipping.
The cultivation of this plant
became a mighty business in the
earth, and its leaves were also
wrought into rolls called cigars
and the son of men did set fire
to one end thereof and did put
the other end thereof into their
mouth, and suck even as calves
suck, and the smoke of their tor-
ment ascended up and doth de-
file the pure air of heaven. And
it came to pass that many of the
so called Saints of the Lord, did
spend money for this filthy plant
while the Lord's little ones suf-
fered with hunger, and the Lord
was greatly displeased and said:
'Wherefore do you spend money
for that which satisfieth not?"
And why do these little ones
lack bread and warm clothes and
school books? Turn your tobacco
filth into corn, wheat and cotton;
put away this evil thing from a-
mong you and defile not your-
selves and I will bless you. But
they almost unanimously exclaim
ed, we cannot cease from chew-
ing and snuffing and sneezing
and spitting for we are slaves to
the tobacco devil. —Ex.
Dr. Taylor's Birthday
Dr. and Mrs. R. Z. Taylor en-
tertained a few friends at a 7
o'clock dinner Monday night in
honor of his 21st (?) birthday.
The dinner was fine and every
one present just in time at 'the
table to say the least The guest
would like it better if Dr. Taylor
would have four h irthdays a
Those present were: Misses
Georgia Johnson, and Maude
Bellows, Messrs Chas. McElroy,
Carl Hudman and Wylie Snow.
We know when we get enough
and dry weather would be ap-
For Sale sr Trade.
A Class Picnic
On last Saturday morning the
Sunday school class of T. J. Eak-
er of the Methodist Church left
Blair in a covered wagon for
Bird Springs. A stop was made
both going and returning to
On arrival at Bird Spring the
feast was prepared and with
plenty of good drinking water
the dinner was a success.
The only exciting thing that
happened was a snake in camp
but he was soon put out of busi-
ness with a club. Everyone ex-
pressed their thanks to Bro.
Eaker for one of the most pleas-
ant and enjoyable days of a life
I have bought the B. B. Zinrf
herd of young Jersey cows and
heifers. These are all thorough
bred and one or more will be the
best investment one who can use
milk or butter can make.
I will trade for stock cattle of
any kind or give purchaser terms
Some fresh now, and 25 more
will be within 90 days.
J. A. VAUGHAN
2 1-2 miles east of Blair
White Shield Lard
the best and cheap-
est >n town.
Bring your bucket
and get full weight.
Some Corn Flakes
yet on hand at
5c & 10c
W. L. Reeves
Let Ihe People Know
i by Men Experieseed
b twiii IMs Vsl JtMe Or*
■EST BROOM CORN CH CAPUT
I'm the Fellow!
Please remember and don't
That I am buying hogs and cattle
I've got the casB with which to
For every deal that comes my
Fat or lean, hog or cow
I'll pay the cLsh and pay it now
Black or brown, red or yellow,
I'll give you more than the other
So keep this always in your nog-
If its trade or sell, see
Wanted to Borrow
You never kiss the daughter
till the lights go out.
Never stay dry.
Rage, before duty.
Love's labor costs.
Eat, drink and be sorry.
Wine, women, and wrong.
All's well that lends well.
Honesty's the best fallacy.
The wages of gin is breach.
All is not clam that fritters.
Love thy neighbor for his pelf
When in doubt walk on tiptoe
Spare the tub and soil the
A soft powder turneth away
What is home without a mortg-
Gluttony is the mother of dis-
The weigh of the pork packers
None is so kind as he who will
Where there's a scale there's
—Armand Debris in Judge.
Read our special Clubbing off-
Last year's receipts in this
office were $6,150.22, is follows
January $458.55 July _$415.15
February ...575.40 August 375.30
March 751.20 September.335.10
April 591.20 October 520.25
May 521.10 November.. .513.47
June 405.35 December.-.689.15
The business of this office so
far this year has averaged about
$600 per month.
This office has filed over 10,000
chattel mortgages in the past 16
months, aside from all rtal es-
tate papers. Each instrument
that pertains to lands or lots
have to be entered in five differ-
The net earnings of this office
has been $5,117.89.
I have stood for economy and
pledge myself to continue to do
I pledge myself to pay out of
my own wages for any and all
help when this office fails to
alear $3,000 each year while I am
That's splendid. Give this fel-
low a second term.
A. E. Bilbrey.
Alfalfa Growers Attention
Now is trie time to get your
order in for one of the famous
J. O. Watson Water distributors
don't wait, but order now. Re-
member that they fit any make
of mower, and any width cutter
bar, and prevent the gumming
of sickle in cutting any kind of
S. A. Stonehocker, Agt. for
Jackson, Greer and Kiowa
Fourth of July excursion rates
will be given to all points on the
Orient in Texas and Oklahoma.
Rates one one-third fare for
round trip. On sale July 3-4.
Good to return to the6ih.
Report ok the condition of
The Blair State Bank
At Blair, in the State of Oklahoma, at
the close of Business June 14
Loans and Discounts $39,918 40
Banking House, Furniture 2,988 39
Warrants 951 40
Cub ud Sight Ei 5.253 52
Type Writers for Sale
Two No. 5 Standard visible
Oliver Type W riters that have
been used a very little less than
a month, practically new. Will
sell for cash or on installment
plan at a bargain.
R. A. Shield, Blair.
Pres. Taft did not wait until
his election to a second term to
obligate hisself to future, but
has already said that he will not
be candidate for a third term
consecutively or otherwise.
Capital Stock taid in $10,000 00
Surplus, 5,000 00
Undivided Profits less
expenses and taxes paid 2,149 44
Deposits subject to check 20,586 77
Time deposits 1'075 50
Bills Payable J.... 10,000 00
Total...... $48,811 71
(By Edward Edwards, Pres., Mohawk
Valley Broom Co., Fonda, N. V.)
Experlonco has shown that tho boat
broomcorn la tho cheapest In tho long
run. and thla grade can only bo pro-
duced by proper care from tho start
to the finish.
In the first place the soil should
be well prepared, and In tho eecond
place, tho verr'fcest aoed ahould bo
obtained, for thla ia tho only way to
Insure a good stand. In many cases,
Inferior seed Is planted, the result be
Ing an imperfect stand, and the fino-
nesa of a crop la only aasured when
the crop Is of a uniform thickness,
for no one can estimate on the per-
centage of poor seed that will ger-
minate. The length of the fibre can
be regulated In this way, as the thick-
er It Is planted the shorter the stock,
will be and vice versa the thlner the
longer and coarser the brush wttl be
As to tho most desirable length of
the fibre, wish to say that the broom
manufacturer la In the aamo posi-
tion as the late Abraham Lincoln was
when he was asked the question as
to how long a mans legs should bs
and he said, "I think they should be
long enough to reach from his body
to the ground," and so In the manu-
facturers case to be long enough to
reach from the wire to the bottom of
theb room for tho different size of
brooms It requires corn with an aver*
ago of 18-lncboa of flbro. Bruab that
rutn shorter or longer does not worn
to so good an advantage. as tne snort
corn cannot bo streched and tho long-
er corn has to be cut off and makoa
very expensive fueL
The curing of .the crop Is vary Im-
portant, and as the weather is uncer-
tain I believe that proper sheds should
be erected for the purpose. If broom-
corn Is allowed to take a long time
In curing It will be liable to Injure
the corn and discolor It. rendering it
less valuable. Broomcorn that has
once become stained, cannot be restor-
ed to Its original color by any artiflo-
Too much stress cannot be put on
the retaining of the color, as It is this
that makes the crop valuable, and
the same can be accomplished with
very little extra care.
Poor seeding In the past has result-
ed in the big loss to tho manufactur-
ers, as the so called broomcorn scrap-
ers usually do poor work as much of
the shorter corn passes through with-
out havng the seed removed, and
there is a tendency to mash tlie
The grower who secures the best
seed possible, and afterwards takes
the best possible care of his crop will
receive a better price, and the re-
sult will be for the mutual benfit to
both producer and manufacturer.
STATE OF OKLAHOMA,
County of Jackson,
i, V. A. Hulx-r. Cashier of the above named
Bank, do solemnly swear that tho above state
ment is true to the best of my knowlcdice and
belief so help me God.
F. A. HUBER. Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 21st
day of June 1912.
Correct-Attest J. W. SANDERS Notary
Public My commission expires Feb. 14, lillft.
ANTOS HUBE.* >
GOOD PRICES FOR BROOMCORN
THAT IS WELL TAKEN
I have a chance to buy a val-
uable diamond ring at a bargain,
but lack the above sum of hav-
ing money enough. I am a poor
man and therefore these luxu-
ries have been out cf my reach.
I crave, as do you, fine things.
This ring would last a life time,
and then be good. Please help
.me raise this sum I will never
their lips Lave a like opportunity again,
uth they Address D. F.
chewd R. 3.
line & Boiler Company would say, we have
trerful cold rolling plough disc machine.
and we will roll them cold for you, thus
iper in them. A first class job at reduced
j>nthB only. Bring us your Machine and Boil-
i will treat you right.
MACHINE & BOILER CO., Altus, Okla
=A Eew Pertinent Suggestions'
Take a timely suggestion now and save yourself loss, worry and
discomfort later on* Quick Service, Courteous Attention,and Reason-
able Prices, THAT'S OUR RULE.
Inghram's Milk Weed,
Rexall's, etc., etc.,
All these allay pains
caused by sunburn, chafing
and roughness, leaves the
skin smooth and white.
Don't forget that we are
THE REXALL Store, thtJ
place to buy guaranteed
Moth Balls, Disfenfectants,
F1 y Dope, Blood Tonics,
Toilet Soaps. Anti-Pain Tab-
lets, and thousands of other
Rememeber this one thing
about our prescription work;
We giyo you exactly what
the Doctor orders. When you
have a prescription, let us
fill it. Every attention given
conducive to your satisfac-
10 to 25 cts
ALL GOOD BRANDS
Make our store your store.
Depend on us in every
way for all your usual and
unusual summer wants.
THE ORIENT DRUG CO.
McElroy Ss Soil,
(By W. E. Kllllnfler, Okalhoma City,
Bo far as the variety of broomcorn
from the manufacturers stand point
there Is not much preference, as the
manufacturers, as a rule, are seeking
medium length brush of good color.
To those who contemplate planting
broomcorn this year, would advlte
that they secure the beat seed obtain-
able, buying It from some reliable
seed grower or handler of scod, for
In this way seed can be secured that
has been treated for smut, as this la
one of the most objectionable featurea
to be found in broomcorn. It makes
the brooomcorn very dusfy and uneit-
is factory to handle, and reducos the
weight of the fibre.
Seeding should be done the same
day the corn Is pulled, and cured in
the shed, and If brush is taken care
of In this manner you will find more
buyer* aeeklng your place every fall,
and as a result better prices will be
aecured. Some growers claim that
those who handle their broomcorn
carelessly get aa much, for It as those
who take more care, but such la not
the cast. There might be one season
In five or six that the one who la care*
less will get as much as the other
'fellow, but have never aeen It fall,
that tbe man who takea the proper
care did not receive a good price Tor
My advice la, secure tbe best sect!
possible, cut and leave no boots or
blades on the stock, having the cut-
ter leave about four Inches of atocK
below the "fibre of the corn. Seed
well, and cure in sheds If posnlltle.
Prefer tbe Oalesburg baler, using fi' «
wires making the balo wefgh from
ISO to 150 pounds. Believe by follow-
ing these auggestlona, a better "in Ice
mM be received for broomcorn.
unto acre of
nd miles of
a and glassy
going to be
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for the sake of
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farm. A few
ould ruin the
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a pleasant 3ir-
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is his fifteenth
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