Eldorado Courier (Eldorado, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, February 14, 1908 Page: 4 of 8
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tiring us your Pulled Cotton
and we will nav you l»oat
price for same. We are also
in the market with best
prices for any tfood COTTON
SEED you may have to sell.
Geo. B. Davis
AT DAVIS GIN CO.
A. L. Perry,
T. H. Lea,
M. 0. Owens,
Duke State Bank
? announce to the public in general that we have
opened a state bank at Duke Oklahoma, and are prepared to
w/JSk®* ba"k,"2 business in all its different branches.
faoMho* Jh PnrttCULaJ^ CSU attentk)n of ^e people to the
! uUue State Bank is a strictly home institution,
and our stockholders are prosperous, substantial taxpayers
n & J f teve r bu^,ar Proof safe and our offi-
cers are all bonded, therefore depositors are absolutely safe
If you have any business to transact with the Bank, no mat-
ter how large or how small, you are cordially invited to call
on us at any time and we will be glad to talk the matter over
wlfruL a explain how we can be of service to you.
Trusting1 we may have the pleasure of serving you we are
Duke State Bank,
BURNED TO GROUND
taf-W. a Own Lam
Th^ •ecomJ cunfUgratkm in
th» history of Eldorado occurml
Saturday morning about floclwk.'
Th» Arv atartod in tho northw«*t
comor room, up«uUr», in thv
lluck«r» hotel. The building
wm owned by A» U. W#ng*r.
now a rmident of Oklahoma City.
At the time of the flr* the build
in* w«n occupied by W. J. Jink
in*, who ran an eating and j
lodging houae. Mr. Jinkin«
utarted a lire in the office of the
hotel, about six o'clock Saturday
morninir. He went out the rear
of the building to attend to other
chores, when he was met with
smoke, rolling over the roof. He
turned back into the building
and ran into Uie office, but no
fire wai detected there. Upon
entering the second story he
found that the wall paper was
afire and sweeping at a rapid
rate to the rear of the hotel.
Mr. Jinkinswoke up the lodgers,
one of whom was W. H. Owen.
Mr. Owen recently came here
from She'ley county, Texas, and
rented a farm near Kelly, in
Greer county. He stopped over
night at the hotel on his way to
Quanah to meet his family. - In
getting out of the burning build-1
ing he severely burned the back 1f
of his neck and head. He grab- J
bed what he thought was his
(dresscoat. When he landed on
the ground he found he had his
| overcoat instead. In the coat
left in the fire, was $300 in cur-
rency, the amount he had re-
ceived from selling his team be-
I fore coming to Kelly. This was
burned. His predicament was
indeed a sad one. Badly burned,
j among strangers, loser of $300,
and family to arrive in Quanah
that day. Everything was burn-
ed even to a young black dog,
the playmate of Mr. Jinkin's
welt Here I
FOR ONE WEEK
Band ami Orchestra at
IN HI0H-0LA88 VAUDEVILLE
In Comedy Acts and Specialties. With
the combined force of our Comedians wo «
give a complete chance of program each *
night. Strictly moral and refined, A*%i
company of ten people, eaclrn. aiaV in—
ADMISSION 150 AND 250 *|
W m. Franklin, Mgr. W. P. Picrson, ltep.
(Successors to Morris Lumber.Company)
♦TTYTYTTV-i^tfyffyfffffwffefttfyteywfyyfyj^yyw^A A man> whose name we failed
~ to learn, living near Olustee,
jumped out of the window dur-
ing the fire and sprained both
The direction of the wind is
all that saved the town. The
paint on the front of the Wey
Hardware store, across the
street, was damaged consider-
The Fletcher building, on the
corner lot cast of the Buckeye
hotel, was saved by hard work.
The building was insured for
$1000 and the furniture $450.
Outside of a few pieces of furni-
ture, the building and contents
are a total loss.
change in management. We carry s
full line of Lumber, Screen Doors, Hodge
Fence, Wire, Cement, Brick, Lime, Posts,
Mound City Paint, Oil, Etc. See us before
placing your bill.
Bring Your Cracked ,Cotton
And receive the highest market price for them.
We have equipped our plant with the finest
machinery manufactured for the purpose of
ginnmg these cracked bolls, or gathered cot-
business. y ght t0 °Ur pl?ee of
* 'i f
Bring them in. Don't fail to
gather every scrap your crop
Gathering these unopened bolls means just
that much more money in your pocket and wo
will pay you the highest price for them.
South of Railroad - Eldorado, Ok.
the courier is
now. We are making it j
better each issue. Sub-
scribe—start year right I j
REI5TLE5 PLATES ARE RIGHT
REISTLES RATE5 ARE RIGHT
OUR CUTS PRINT
H. I. WYJ^NE
Livery, Feed and Sale Stables.
Our teams and rigs are the
pare favorably with any renn^u °Ur price* wil1 oom-
this p«rt of the country. •"'•blithm.nt io
pnblic, Ku««te^og . £
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Kelly, James E. Eldorado Courier (Eldorado, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, February 14, 1908, newspaper, February 14, 1908; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc403118/m1/4/: accessed February 21, 2020), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.