The Altus Times. (Altus, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 7, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 22, 1906 Page: 1 of 6
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THE ALTUS TIMES.
FORMERLY THE LECER TIMES.
Altus. OreerCounty. Oklahoma. Thur»day. February 22. 1906.
The Last Fine Days
A parting shot on all
tire stock. This 5 days sale will be known as
The Buster Brown Sale.
Buster will be here and his real.live dog Tigeonthe> J']"®*
ttSorSlidaynwhWoe t^m^foTefour TamSu's little
friend, Buster Brown.
Special Prices Throughout The Entire House
For The Last Five Days of February.
Be sure to
see the shoe
counter a t
Friday, February 23,
Saturday, February 24,
Monday, February 26,
Tuesday, February 27,
Wednesday, February 28.
The great lot
ery will inter-
est the ladies
at choice per
Besides the closing out of all wintera goods traw at
almost half price we are receiving already new gooa
for the spring trade.
Altus Opera House
Elegant line of New Zephyr Ging-
Elegant line of New Collars for
New Back Combs.
In fact New Goods for Spring
all through the store.
Monday, Feb. 19 to
Saturday, Feb- 24
for 6 nights
The West Comedy Co.
15, 25 and 35c.
Monday, Feb. 26
Altus Military Band
Monday, March 5
This is th* greatest
show of tne season.
Be sure and save your
white sale slips for we will
have in a few weeks the
most handsome line of
Chinaware for our Prem-
ium department that you
have ever seen in this
country. So trade here
and save your sale slips.
March 12 to March 17
National Stock Co.
Comedy and Comic
March 19, Lecture
Dr. Jno. D. P. John
8th on lecture course.
Otterbein Male Quartette
April 3 to 7
The Basil Picture
Yours for Business,
|a good company.
llwwt'i Comedy Oo. Gites Bom Splendid
Performance* and Pleaie People
Who Inow Good Acting.
About the beet aud moat eteu-
I ly balanced repertoire compauy
I which hue ever vieited Altus ie
holding the boarda At the Miller
I opera houee this week, presenting
L line ot meritorious comedies
| and dramas aud giving some ex
jI eelleut performances. The com'
Ipany aa a whole ahows excelleut
Idiscipline, ia well up iu its liuea,
| and its stage business goes pit
| pat from rise to fall of the cur
| tain. Thie shows the capable and
| exacting baud of a good etage
I manager, and adds much to the
work of the compauy iu its en
The company opened iu "Teu
J nessoe's Partuer," following with
"A Man of Mystery" and "Bows-
||er's Bosom Friend." Miss Ruth
Gale is by far the beBt soubrette
ever seen here, her winsome aud
altogether delightful portrayal of
her various parts pleasing every
audience. Arthur McAdams is a
versatile character man, an ex
ca„)tioually strong performance
being bis portrayal of "the shad'
ow" in the "Man of Mystery.
Edward Williams has a good line
of parts and plays them well, as
Drought His House Along.
M. 8. Fowler aud family, of
Ridgeway, Mo„ are uew residents
of Altus, ftud are occupying the
old Rogera building on North
Main street fts ft re sidence while
their new house is iu course of
ooustroction. Mr. Fowler is
building ft ueftt house in the
southeast part of town, the plaua
and specifications for which were
drawn in Missouri, the lumber
bought and sawed there, aud
each aud every part of the
structure was cut out, propor-
tioned and assembled, ready to
be placed iu the house here. The
parts were numbered, marked
and assorted, and everything to
used iu construotiou, even to
the screen doors and windows, is
in readiness for tho builder, who
has nothing to do but assemble
the parts aud put each iu its
proper place. Mr. Fowler says
that by buyiug his house in this
manner he saved sufficient money
to pay his eutire freight bill on
all his effects, lumber and all,
from Missouri to Altus.
A BIG DINNER.
Mrs. P. M. Aycock Gives a 8plendid Feast
to 27 Guests, Complimentary to
ot parts ana piaye mem wo.., »=. Mrs. F. M. Aycock gave a mag
does also Miss Kathariue Parker, nificeut diuuer party last Sunday
who is a character woman of abil- at her home ou East Locust street
ity Another delightfuily iuter-1complimentary to her sister,
eating bit of acting was the old Mrs. Emma Newman of Beaver
college professor of F. R. Mer-1county, who has beeu her guest
rit ou Weduesdav night, who cou- for several days past, aud whose
vulsed everyone by his grotesque! birthday it was, aud Mrs. Alice
efforts to appear young. Other Copess, who is likewise her guest
members of the compauy are ful-lfor a short visit. Those who were
ly up to the standard, aud render! so fortunate as to be present say
good support. I that the diuuer was perfect in
>oa support. i — - -
The West Comedy Co. deserves (every detail, aud that not a fea-
btfcter houses thau has beeu greet-) ture was lacking to make the oc-
iug them, aud we trust their busi- casiou a most memorable and eu-
uess the latter end of the week joyable one. Tweutyseven invit-
will be better than the first. ed guests participated, and four
tables were necessary to accom-
I modate the big crowd of rela-
SUES THE DOCTORS. tives, both old aud young, who
(assembled to do honor to the
Dt. J. J. McKanni, cf J« Our. Fam., »o.tMj and her Th.y
Brings . $30,000 Action Aptat ™" a"d T'
1 Altus taittrta. « ■
,, . I McDaniel aud child, A. a. J.
Yesterday Attorney Alonzo A. Mrs. A. H. McDaniel aud
Byors Bled iu the district court ^ ^ Joh[mi(!i Jo,m atld Curl
at Maugun). a damage 'UI' *h'CME,by, Mr.. Alice Copess. W. J.
Sll'b*fTsX rq ^ny.
E. Saudersou aud R. L. James,
A Pine Program ef Funny Bpecialtiee In-
cladisg All the Latest flongi and
Danoei, on Feb. 26.
The oomiug miuatrel perform-
ance of the Altus Military Band
promises to eclipse anything ever
given in Altus in the amateur
Hue. Beginning with the first
part, local jokes will be handed
out by Hugh Chisum, CIibh.
Kelly, Lee Walker aud Elmer
Harris. Souks will be rendered
by Hugh Chisum, Leo Walker,
Chas, Kelly, Elmer Harris,
Chisum Ross, Neal Singletary,
Walter Hightower and Chuf.
Roltare. The Olio will iuclude ti
banjo turn by Chisum Ross and
Hugh Chisum; a ragtime turn by
Jasper Pendleton aud Jack Liud-
sev; "Just plaiu foolishuess" by
Oscar Burkett; "Our wireless
Hearaphoue" by Kelly aud Walk-
er; "Hot air" by Evaus aud
Chisum; "Nonsensicalities" by
Hermon Maupiu; The famous
'Ragmala" by Hightower, Siu-
gletary, Harris, Peudletou, Bur-
kett, Maupiu, Evaus and Liudsey;
•Why didu't you say so?" and
•Ragmatism" by Netherton and
Roltare. The program will close
with a side-splitting fiuale, "A
Warmin' up in Dixie" iu which
will appear Lee Walker as Uncle
Eph, Hugh Chisum as Aunt
Diuah, Walter Hightower as
Pete, Jesse Chisum as Melindy,
aud others, including the entire
company. The music will be iu
the hands of Walter E. Rush,
aud as the entertainmeut is for
the beuefit of the baud we pre-
dict a packed house. The per-
formance will be given raiu or
shine, Monday night, Feb. 26.
Tickets are now ou sale at the
uow located at Altus.
Dr. McKauna alleges that Fow
ler aud James received his treat'
ment for the liquor habit or alco
holism aud afterward with San-
derson advertised aud solicited
people to take a treatment for
the liquor habit which they rep-
resented to be the genuine, ^Ic-
Kanua cure, representing that
they were iu co-partuership with
Dr. McKanua iu giviug said
treatment, and received fresh con
signmeuts of the medicine daily • pi.
tL Oklahoma City -ith
to treat their patients.
Dr. McKanua relates that ftll
ot such representations showing
| that he had any relatiou with
these men or that he was furuish-
The following program will be
given at the Methodist churcli
next Suuday at 3 p. m. by the
Junior Epworth League.
Leader, Fay Kimbell.
Soripture Reading, Mattie Fiz-
Readiug, Gertrude Spears.
Reading, Blythe Johnsou.
Recitation, Eva Howse.
Solo, Etta Braddock.
Recitation, Minnie Kimberlin.
Another Joint Session of the City Council
and the Citizens to Talk Over the
The city dads aud the business
men of Altus met at the opera
house Friday night to disenss
plans for securing a water supply,
also to open bids from bond buy-
ers who had made offerings for
Altus water aud light bouds.
The bids for the bonds were all
rejected. Oae was from a Chica-
go firm ot bond brokers, who of-
fered $600 premium, but failed
to accompany their bid with a
certified check. A representa-
tive of the McCoy-McDonald Co.
of Chicago, who was present, of-
fered $340 premium, provided the
bunds were made which of
course was out of the question.
So he was likewise turned down,
and further bids invited. The
Times is informed the couucil is
holdiug out for $1,000 prem-
ium, aud we hope they'll stick to
it. The bouds are worth every
cent of it, and we need the
Miller Bros. Co.
Will Defer Assessment.
The board of directors of the
these men or that he -»'«»»»• |„ ■„ w>ter AMOci.,ic,
tag the tre»tmeot and "ed.ome ^ defer making any
a,.false and . Tj® ,MM<m.ut... the laud supped
lor the purpose of deception «ud I ^ ^ N>v|jo proje<.t Xhey
without his knowledge aud cou- practical, till they
.e„t aud that ^r.ou. .o ndoowi . P
were fraudulently dealtLultr tb, diwh, so they can as-
Dr. McKann. alleges gre»t and ^ luoll Und ,, wi|| be ir-
irreparable damage to hi. bu,,- ^d D. J. Kibby, Sec.
ueaa and reputation and sue* to "P""* ______
recover WO.OOO. An injunction o( c.Dt0„, (J.„
■sprayed to prevent the defend- „n,in, ,h, Dlli, Marble
ftuta from further practice •nd((j„M 0f Canton, Oa., waa a caller
representation as related. Ut this office this week while in
' the city. Mr. Edwards' compa-
ny ia one of the largsat
.a . in the south. He will
line of iugiftiu carpet*, mattiug|CBQVMs Greer county, making
Tho following letters remaiu in
the Altus postoffice for the week
endiug Feb. 19, 1906. In calling
for the above please say "adver-
Allen, Mrs. Florence
Hughes, J. F.
Linzey, J, H.
Smith, G. L.
Tai'ey, Mrs. Garigue
Tolar, Mrs Ellen
De Haven, Chas.
J. ED VANMatre, P. M.
If you want to aee a beautiful I ^
line of iugraiu carpets, mattiugl^Qv^BB urwt wuuij,
and linoleums, juat received from|headqu»rters ftt Bl»ir, and will
direet importer, and factorygo rema- mlML H-pr.«. ...
to Morris, the House Furnisher. I viU eompeta with any.
They ftre the lfttest spring «®-j^Qy0ue needing work iu this line
signs, aud awful cheap. Morris. m,y *ddre*s \V. S. Edwards at
I the Houee Furyiehasr. ■ Blair, O. T. 2*
V. E. Conkle has offered hia
comfortable resideuce iu the
southeast part of town for s»le.
This is one of the nicest aud beet
improved homee in the city, and
M Mr. Conkle is very auxioua to
•oil, it will uc doubt be a bargain
I (or eome one.
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Shepard, Susie W. & Shepard, Horace W. The Altus Times. (Altus, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 7, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 22, 1906, newspaper, February 22, 1906; Altus, Oklahoma Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc404130/m1/1/: accessed October 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.