The Altus Times. (Altus, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 7, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 22, 1906 Page: 3 of 6
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TH^ OWL DRUG STORE
When in need of Drugs. Toilet
Articles, Soaps. Paints.Oils.Wall
See our fine line of Jewelry that
has just arrived.
C. M. SEW ELL, PROPREITOR.
r, Have You Heard of the
• \ New Kansas City Train?
LrtavMH Oklahoma Citv daily at 7:80 p. m. via Mimoun.
• KaiiHBH (V Texan Railway-arrive Kai.mm City Bt 8.40 4. n».
• thn following morning, making all important connections.
This trailT carries a through (baftt) Beeper to Kansas
Citjr, and chair carl.
Change of cars is one of the greatest inconveniences of
/ travel You don't, have to change cars if you travel via the
Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Throng '
r,ii|ui run from Oklahoma City to Kansas City and bt. Louis.
All through trains have Chair Cars and Pullman Sleepers.
M K <fc T. trains leave Oklahoma City daily at 10:80 a.
f«r fir' Louis Hannibal, riedalia, Ft. Scott, Kansas City,
L,"ou® j<.p»ii,'0.l<iu., 0..lumbu., Coffeyvilje, Bartl..ville.
When vou have occasion to travel, use the same discrim-
'iiJafion iu buying a ticket that you would in buying anything
else If the"e is any information you want about a prospec-
JZ'trip, write me. HI gladly give you the information.
GEO. S. STEIN
travel no pass nger agent
oklahoma city.o. t.
J Ticket* are on sale everywhere, via
' Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway
r ' Greer County News. \
. Maugum la shipping poultry, hy that train. .HI nmuing b,
^ _ . e„~, 1 Tho mufl miiv be a
Sept.. 1. The road may be
genuine proposition, but it looks
very much 'ike the same oid gag.
Elnmr has completed all ar
rangements for opening a new
bank in the near future. A geu-
Southland school district, >iear jtleman by the name of Lee is ai
Creta, is to have a new $800 Btoue jiead 0f it, and the new
pchool building. 1 institutiou will be one of the
Mangum Fraternal Umomsis strongest iu the county-
indulged iu a banquet February! jjm Kelly, who has beeu doing
the oar load to Chicago.
WJA. Denuis, an aged citizen
ofjklangum, died last week.
• Hollis has giuned over 6,000
bales of cotton this season.
School and Farm, Mr». Uura
Julian* papar, which recently he-
came a weekly publication and
installed its own plant,
coming a splendid little papor,
and bids fair to become a force to
be reckoned with in the journal
istio field of Greer county. It
publishes mufch good matter each
Paul Marlow, a farmer of Kelly,
has purchased a road locomotive
and separator which he intends
to use in plowing, threshing and
hauling freight frotn Eldorado to
Hollis. The engine is the largest
ever sold by the J. I. Case people
in the two territories, and has a
guaranteed speed of 6J to ti miles
Five star mail routes running
out of Mangum have recently
beeu re-let for four years from
July, 1906. Among them is the
route from Mangum to Altus, so
long carried by Mr. Carlock, the
veteran mail carrier, which goes
to W. J. Campbell, of Mangum.
Mr. Carlock will be missed from
the line. It is said this line will
Boon be discontinued.
J. Ellison Carroll, a Mangum
young man who holds the world's
championship for roping a steer
has signed a contract with an
amusement enterprise at Coney
Island to appear three times a
day for a season at an enormous
salary. Carroll will also enter
the coming contest at. the Mid-
land livestock show at Oklahoma
City March 18.
Notice is herebv given that B.
C. Majors and R. D. Simpson, of
the firm of R. D Simpson Lum-
ber and Supply Co., of Headrick,
O. T. have this day dissolved
paitnership, B. C. Majors having
purchased the eutire interest of
R. D. Simps«u, including all out-
standing accounts and notes, and
assuming all indebtedness. B. C.
Majors will continue the business
under the firm name of B C
Majors Lumber and Supply Co.
All settlements should be made
with the new firm.
R. D. Simpson.
B. C. Majors.
$ in" honor of State Organizer
- Gfrauite's W. C. T. U. cele-
brated Frances Willard's birth-
day, with appropriate exercises
Coralea will hold a district
Sunday school convention Feh.
25.1' Mangum held oue at
Methodist church Feb. 10.
considerable service 011 the Eldo-
rado Courier during the brief ed-
itorship of Jim Buck, has bought
the Courier, at considerable reduc-
ti'>n«/it is rumored, ot the figure
Buck paid for it'ouly a few weeks
Gr^er county has a relative of
the new Governor of Oklahoma
in the person of Warren McFar-
7Warred ...» «<>"—• . «'• »-
Farlaneis a first cousin to the
most prosperous a ' j Governor, and proud of the
pfrobably e„,er th» P n^rat.c | ^ ^ he ha, „ ligSl to
face for county treasurer.
Maugum and Hobart high 6
school debaters lock horns to-1 Greer county is establishing a
night at Mangum over the ques-, reputation for the enormous hogs
tion of government ownership of raised by our farmers J. L
I M -ore, living five miles west of
rai roa s. ■ Eldorado, butch-red one the
• A mild form of .malpo*_»| ^ 606 d
„.idto have brokeu o[ Lghed
takai^to prevent auy spread 290 pounds. Son,, hogs, these.
May White has returned to
Mat tie Kizziar is absent this
week on account of sickness.
Miss Cox tjok the pupils of her
room out for a walk Moudav.
Mesdames Allen and Harrell
visited school la<t Thursday.
Rulh and Roy Holt leave Tues-
dav for Tyrone, Okla., where
they will reside.
Jessie McMahan was absent
last wet^t ou accuuut of sickness
The Olney and Chapman chil
dr/BU, recently from Ohio, entered
school this week.
Addie Fowler, who with her
parents recently moved here
from Missouri, eutered the tenth
grade this week.
of the disease.
K. C. Cox, ot Granite, is taking
a swing rouud the circle in Texas
and writing letters back to the
Granite Enterprise which are
Hollis is going to have
traders' day like Altus. Either
first Monday or first Saturday
will be selected, though there is
considerable difference of opinion
as to which one is best suited.
The Hollis Post-Herald, al-. The merchants are making up a
reJdy a splendid paper, is to be fund to properly advertise the
increased in size Bro. Randlej ay.
must have made a good thing out At Hollis last Friday a 2-year
of his purchase. old child was fatally burned.
Greer county is rapidly becom- The mother had stepped across
a network of rural mail! the street to a neighbors, when
lU^ Nearly every postoffice the little oue left alone in the
!rfUanv importance iu the county ; houss began playing in the fire,
.ill soon have one or more. j It. clolhmg »«» boroed to a
Virgil Heatley, whose stock j crisp.
of Koods and building was burned, Eldorado, Olustee and Head-
at Russell recently, has sued the rick had large crowds of home-
iusurauoe compauies for his iu- seekers on ihe Regular bi-weekly
surauce which they refused to jexcursiou last week, and a nuin-
| ber of farms changed hauds be-
P*K k Texola Mangum, Olus-! fore the visitors departed. People
tee and some other towns in the, from the north a'od east never
nnnnt v are * lid over a new rail-; fail to be amazed at this country.
,l"t t u e lt I. so f.r beyond tbe.re.p^c
nth we believe—which has re- tatious that they .nap up the
beeu sprung on them by a .bargain, iu farms offered them
Texas promoter, who i. promising • w.thout waiting for a second .u-
Leger Ice & Fuel Company
W. .eli only .he BKBT gr.dc. „f Colo,.do Lump ."d McAlesl.r Lump .ud Nut Coal.
We Do Not Handle Poor or Cheap Coal
Our Colorado Coal is the hardest, cleanest and best coal in Altus
and our McAlester Coal is the best coal that comes from the
We sell the Original and Genuine McAlester Nut Coal
which has no equal for Cooking purposes.
Remember that you get just what we represent when you
trade with us and we rely on the quality of our coal to bring us
customers new and old.
We are headquarters for Feed of alt kinds and would buy a
few cars of Oats, if you have Oats to sell.
Soliciting your patronage, we are yours
Leger Ice & Fuel Company.
J. G. Adkins, Manager. '
Phone 45. Altus, Oklahoma.
Ou the ground floor, two door
east of Altus National Bank, you
can get a farm or chattel loau at
rates and terms that will suit
you. Insurance of all kinds.
Farm insurauce a specialty.
Come and see me. Harry A.
I \m better prepared than
ever to make attractive terms on
farm loaus. Money ready as
abstract is furnished. Also
tnouey to loau ot: chattels.
Come aud get my terms before
placing your loan. J. C. McClay.|
Your sick animals will receive
prompt and skilful attention if
entrusted to the care of T. K.
Wilburn. the veterinary, at the
Traders's wagon yard. No cure,
no pay, iu any disease in which
he guarantees a cure.
The continued increase in num-
ber of students Attending Chick-
asha (Roberts) Business College,
Chickasha. I. T. is due to the suc-
cess of its graduates. A school is
judged by the proficiency of its
Cobs by the wagon load. See
Leger Mill Jr E * »tor Co. tf
Its Like This!
If you are one of the en-
gaged young men, don't
make a wrong start—be-
gin keeping house in
your own home.
If you do not feel able to
purchase a $2 ooo house.
buy one for $1000. If
you would like a home
worth $800, but cannot
see your way clear to
make such an investment
buy one for $500. When
this is paid for you can
make improvements or
exchange it into a better
piece of property The
main thing is to make a
Start Your respect for
your intended should tor-
bid you from asking her
to leave a good home to
take a rented house
• if young men knew what »ge would
crave, % .
He would both make and sa^e.
Don't Forget 1 Can
Start You Right
O. P. WOOD
All Kinds of Insura \ce
tfoney to -oan
Hello 125 Altus. Okla.
"INSURE WITH 0. P."
W. C. Evans.
R. T. Johnson.
FVANS ft JOHNSON
Fine Tailor ing, Cleaning, Press,ing
Dyeing. Repairing, Etc
Bring us your clothing to be altered, pressed,
cleaned or repaired. We fix 'em while you wait.
C „/"firm miara nfppH.
Let Us Figure on Your Bill
The Long-Bell Lumber Company
carries in stock a complete assort-
ment of lumber and building ma-
terial of all kinds and descriptions.
Lime, Hair, Cement, Paints, Oils.
We want your business, and can
save you money.
V. T. WILLIAMSON, Manager.
have opened a
establishment at thl old
Hospital building, and in-
vite all ladies who desire
best work *t reasonable
prices. Sp^ci&l attention
given to late styles and
correct fitting, and work
farm loans, fire and tornado
insurance, farm and
NOTARY WORK ACCORDIK3 TO LAW.
Rentals and Collections.
i furnish money for you to prove up.
Office: Altus National Hank
Walking listers $12.50: stove
pipo lOwuta: Cheuoweth for
h!7d*are. Altai*Implement Co.
. /. O. MQGLAY
FRISCO IMMIGRATION AGENT
ORIENT TOWNS,TE AGENT
Real Estate, Farm Loans, Chattel Mortgages, Deeds,
Ill Work Promptly Attended To.
OFFICE: K. w.Ooraer 8qaare ALTD8. 0ILA-
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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/m1/3/: accessed December 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.