The Altus Times. (Altus, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 7, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 22, 1906 Page: 2 of 6
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The Altus Times
FORMERLY LCGCR TIMES
50c Per Year.
8HEPABD h 8HEPAED,
Pnbliibsn ind Proprietor!
1 WJMgpvd^ J .Editors sod
land knows the needs of iba euon*' ha« •> -" surveyed to a eroding!
I iy thoroughly, and would make joh Red Hirer ju»t above Chilli*!
Ola Gre«r a b«uer representative (c ults, Texas, uud from there it
tb»u any Democrat we kifow cf. j «til run to Muiigom and Erick
lit* a great pity the Democrats j or Texola, taking in Olustee 011
don't put up a good man like Mr.
Miller for this important office
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FRISCO TIME TABLE. tl)lu8 for ^rver euuutv aud 0>al('<
hit iutlueuce felt iu the legisla-
Vo 4Ur*>l bound Mtwngrr
Mil. «;« ra.t bound fr '
I tore. The reason of the Sun-
I Monitor'* »pit« it obvious. Mr.
Miller i» not a Mangum man. and
!*<«■. a tne little coterie of anitch law-
I y«rs and tin-horn politicians ut
X,. Ill ...» bound^MM-n,^ ^,, ^ npj. the eoauty s$ul who fttu mpt t0
dlCtat« ill" tttTttim of (tTH-r COUI1-
Announcements. l.v- k""tt th,t the>' MU:,oti cou*
tr-l him: MOMthe I0113 drawn
. . v - - out wail from the tian-M'initor.
W«»re nllwrM lo imoun John Norton. I
_ - _ .I,.!..- «... T»«"««nn r <>
the nay, and pauing Altus s*v<
eral utiles to the weit. If tbu
railroad is to be built through
the county, Altut can't atTord to
let it on** the town uuder any
accomplttli some-1 ousidsration, and our busiueis
men had better begin to look aft-
er tlua matter right away. The
other lowus iu the couuty ar-
lioldinK mass meetiugs, appoint-
ing committees, raisins mouey
aud securing right of way: and if
Altus wants to be heard iu the
matter we bad better get at it
while Mr. Locke is iu tho couuty.
tif ire autuorur'i M>
a* a candidal# for tli«? oAm «f Treasurer.
(ii*«r County, Sabtact to the IwmorratK
prtm*r> Au*n»t 4, WW.
LET THEM KNOW.
Last week a farmer who Jives a
mile east of Duncan seut to Sear*,
Roebuck <fc Co., for a *uit of fur-
niture. The furniture coat him
at Chicago $25.50, and the freight
on it was $14.50, making the tot-
al cost just $40.00. Two of oui
furniture mou here examined the
furniture and say that they would
be glad to sell the same bill ol
furniture for $^7.50—Duutfan
Possibly those local dealers
could have saved the farmer some
mouey on the deal. But the
chances are that they never pat-
ronized the advertising columns
of their local papers and let the
public know they were dealing in
bargains. On the other hand the
big mail order houses realize the
value of liberal advertising, aud
they do the business. If a mer-
chant doesn't advertise, how does
he expect the public to know that
he is giving bargains? The gen-
eral presumption is that he has
none to offer, or he would adver-
tise the fact.—Lawton Democrat
The writer was amused at the
spectacle of a transient fakir sell-
ing goods on the street comer
the other day. He was wound
up, guaranteed to run all day
without stopping, and throw out
the immortal truths of his trade
with prodigious prodigality. He
caught the crowd with his siick
tongue aud tawdry wares. When
his half day's work was done, no
doubt he could couut his shekels,
raked in from the honest farmer,
by the hundreds. Is it not
strange that our people will be
humbugged by such disreputable
vampires? It is difficult to un-
derstand why a man would pay a
fakir $1 for a set of kniv-s and
forks that might be had from the
local jeweler for half that 6uin—
The wide-awake town of Altus
has bought a large number of
OUV nun 11 "in 111*7 uuirjiuiiuyit' ,
Heretofore Mangum has always I treM for free distribution. This
been verv careful to fill the rep- " certainly a commendable un-
reseutative's seat with a puppet Staking. A tree planter in tbu
who would always dance when c"u»tr> lh a l'ub,,c ^Mtor.
she pulled the string; hence her ^ is to be hoped that the same
sudden alarm at the possible can- P«"ilc "P1"1 ^. actuated
didacy of Claude Miller, for thev Altus will be emulated by all our
well know Mr. Miller's great pop- u,,til ' ver>" home, every
ularity throughout the county,, every school and even-
ed nre convinced that if he fin-1 church is surrounded with trees,
ally decides to enter the r».;e it! ~^cl'0 1
will require all their cunning,
und all the dirty, dishonorable,) . .
, , . ,;ceiving mauy compliments on its
underhanded 6chemeB they aud
, . , , Unternrise m giving away 1,UU"
their henchmen can hatch up to;
trees to property owners forth"
(e ' ' 'purpose of beautifying the town,
The Times would like very and it is probable that some tof
much to know the present statusjour neighbors may follow their
of the suit to annul the Gieer; example. They cauld not do
couuty court house contract. It j better, for the city dads will find
has been a long time since we i it one of the best investment-
have heard of unythiug being; they ever mud".
done about it, and if the suit is
The city council of Alius is re-
aver to be tried we think it
high time the attorneys for the
objectors to force some action on
it, or take it at ouce to the high-
est court in the laud. The Mau-
guin papers anuouuce that brick
laying is to commence right
away, aud that large quantities
of material are on the grouud ;
and it doe3 seem to the Times
that if the objectors are to be
huard before the court house is
ompleted aud in use we
had better get a move on and dis-
play a little more interest in the
matter. Mangum is, of course,
doing all she cau to delay the
trial in the hope of that very
More building i3 now going on
iu Altus than at any time hi the
past vear. This spring will see
the town increase in population
almost one-third. All of which
convinces us more thau ever that
Altus is the best town in the
county, and that some day she
will have 10,000 population.
The busiuess ineu of ^Itus had,
, ,. . . I ! Dispu e it, if you can!
better look alive a little aud in- j ________
vestigate this Abilene, Texas,
railway proposition which has so
excited the people of Mangum,
Olustee, Texola and other towns
iu the county. It may turn out
per railroa* , a ter a . • *"• good meal. Special low rates for
tb« promoter who ha. bee , try,, 8 Wj„ grilld
interest the p ople of (=,«. , Sat„„,ays
j — — .county in the line, states that] w T
if indeed one could be found tnat i the road has been financed and
W. L. Fi llerton.
it lnaeea o.ie couio oe iouua inai i tne roau ucm „u»„v>.u —,—_
would handle such shoddy stuff. I that they have all the money be- 3 g0nd cans of corn or tomatoes
The fakir can sell an unabridged | hind them necessary to complete for 25c at Hardin s.
dictionary on cheap paper and iu jit. Work 011 the grade has been]
cheap binding (of an old edition
absolutely worthless as a refer-
ence work) for oue dollar. He
sell eight handkerchiefs
made of cheese cloth, for l weuty-
| the altus national bank iit0UghKemedy
* Cash Capital $30,000 |
Chartered and Supervised by U. S. Government
Under National Banking Laws
'seseciotn, tor iweuty- this spring aim). UD ,u"u|.;o! r011i-
I . fii J ^Ifti'lOilal DUHlii
cents. He can sell twelve lead I rushed to completion. li>e roita
pencils, worh half a cent each,
for a quarter. He com^s into the
community, stays a dav or two
and is gone. He pays 110 tuxes,
contributes to 110 chariry, but
harvests the hard earned dollars
of honest working folk. Our
next legislature should see to it
that 11 prohibitive tax i* levied 011
such deadbeats.—School and
Claude Miller, of Altus, is j
trimming his sails for the legis-
lature, and it will be a bad day
i<«r Greer county if he ^v^r gets
—If Greer county has got to be
represented in the legislature by
11 Democrat the Timesdon't know
of anvouh we'd rather see get it
than Claude. He is the leading
business mau of Sooth Greer
county, euergetic. pr'<gre*«tve
sod popular with all classes. He
is a natural leader of men, and is
constactly seeking to do some-
thing for the welfare of Gr*r
contitv and the town and com
munity iu which lie live« Mr.
Miller has lived l< ug am- tig us
We have three kinds of Onion Sets* take your choice
RED. WHITE. YELLOW.
If yon expect to run for office
this year, now is the time to get
your announcement before the
peopk. Don't wait till the other
fellow has your neighbor's vote
promised to him. but get in the
race at once, and stay in till the
end. Aud get your announce-
ment in the Times if you want
the people of South Greer county
to know you are in the race.
Oldfasbioned Water Mill
I have just started a first class
French-burr com mill on my
farm 8 miles northwest of Olustee
in the county. 11 may turn uuiri ... ,•
lu , . , 1 and solicit the patronage of those
to be something more than a pa-! 1 , . ,
soiuei K I want their corn made into
per railroad, after all. Mr. Locke) _ ^ , _._.o] rofQa fnr
, „ ,• ,j Get your deeds, mortgagee and
completed for some distance on I ,, NoUrv W(,rk done at H rry's
the 1 exas end, and if a deal ; office. He has all kinds of legal
made with the Greer county peo-| blanks and can fix them uo ac-
nle work will begin 011 this end j cording to law. C 11 aud see
1 o, ri H10 rnurf him. Two doors east of Altus
this spring also, aud tue roaaj """
Tennessee Triumph Seed Potatoes.
Garden Seed! Garden Seed! Garden Seed!
Beans, Beets, Cabbage, Cucumbers, Sweet-Corn,
Mustard, Muskmelon, Watermelon, Okra, Onion,
Peas, Pepper, Pumpkin, Radish, Rape, Squash,
See Us For Seed of Any Kind.
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I WM. CAMERON A CO. INC. |
• They prevent Rsln, Snow, Wind and Sand blowing in under door and rain- •
J lnj; your carpets, matting, etc. Tliey are made of steel and will lait you a Z
• lifetime. Something new—something useful In o very home. We haTC them 4
T to lit any $Ue door. Come and supply your need, before bad weather seta • T
^ In. Also dealei. In Z
\ Paints, Oils, Lime, Cement, Brick and all kinds of I
t Building Material. I
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fine Cigbt Bread!
In fact, everything made in the kitchen is as
perfect as can be in every detail, if only
"LEGER'S BEST"—(Hlamar PSTCNT)
"PRIDE OF ALTUS"—(HIGH Patcnt)
• are used. Every sack guaranteed. Abso-
lutely pure soft wheat flours, superior to any
other on the market.
"GOLDEN GRAIN" "BEST STANDARD"
are our best hard wheat brands. Call for
them, and insist on having them.
LEGER MILL QL ELEVATOR CO.
A. H. JACKNAN, Manager
jt if 6 h n nxinrinnr ft
then count it and fig-
ure it by the dozen
and see if you cau't i >
save money by send-
idg it to
& Towel Supply.
Phone 65 ALTUS,OKLA. >
X Banks are chartered by the
2 Government to promote
£ the general welfare of the
X farmers and others in the
X vicinity in which they are
2 located and this is what we
X are doing. In this our
J DEPOSITORS should and
\ do have our first consider-
X ation. When our custo-
X mers need to borrow for
| legitimate purposes on ap-
» proved security, we loan
2 them. Checks on any
Z bank anywhere can be de-
• posited with us the same
i as cash, and without charge
£ We know how to serve you safely, accurately, promptly j
X and courteously and we want to do it. . 2
X YOUR N A WE is wanted on our large and g owing list of ]
• well s.ttist'fd and well served customers. *
The Children's Favorite
Coughs, Colds, Croup and
Thinrem*dj in ftmonii for It* cr.rw orer
a large part of the civilised world. It cau
always be depended upon. II contain* no
opium or oiber harmful drug and may be
given on confidently to a baby aa to an adnlt
Price 25 cts; Large Size, 60 eta.
A good farm to trade for city
property. If you are interested
it might pay yon to look into
this. What have you got?
Harry A. Armatroti*, two doors
east of Altus Xat.ioual Bauk. j
We both lose monay if yon fail
to get your farm or chattel loans
and insurance of all kinds from
Harry A. Armstrong. Two doors
«*ast of Altus National Bauk.
T. F. Wilbnrn, veterinary,
< makes a specialty of dentistry,
and can do any aud all tooth
work yoor animal may need.
Call for him anr time day or
ght at tbs Traders «agoa fart.
Cheap Money to Loan!
I desire to announce to the public that | have purchased
the real estate, insurance and loan business of V. E. Conkle
and have moved the office to the First National Bank Build-
ing. and am making a specialty of Farm Loans. If you want
money on your farm or chatties, I represent several of the
strongest eastern companies, and can accommodate you and
save you money. Call and get my terms before making «r
renewing your loan.
Fire Insurance, Etc.
I also represent the best Fire, Tornado, Lightning and
Hail Insurance Companies Legal papers of all kind* and
character drawn and executed promptly and according to law.
Let me do your notarial work. Your patronage solicited.
H. H. Blanton.
- Rear First National Bank Building.
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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/m1/2/: accessed December 10, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.