The Altus Times. (Altus, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 31, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 10, 1905 Page: 2 of 8
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WILL BDY YOUR OATS AND
SELL YOU COAL AND ICE
See Them, For
TUT All TIE STIFF!
J. G. ADKINS, MANAGER.
The Altus Times
IFOR IV!£ 3LY LEGER TIMES
5oc Per Year.
VAN MiTRE & SHEPARD,
Publishers and Proprietors
facie W. She yard, 1 Editors and
Horaca W. Shepard, i Business Mgrs.
Thursday. August 10, 1905.
Take your chickens aud eggs to
Leo VV. Compton, of El Reno,
spent Sunday iu town.
Fresh bread, cakes and pie*
avery day at City Bakery. tf
F R Harris, the Hobart oil
man, was lere on business Mon-
Miss Aliae Hightower is con-
fine) at home by illness this
J. C. Co'lier, of Seymour, Tex
as, was in the city on business
J. W. Jti dan, the cotton buy-
er, made u business trip to Ver-
Hedley, the jeweler, guarantees
satiffactoiy watch repairing or
Hnnry A Sevan, of Kansas
Citv. wa-< a guest at the Freder
ick ll'ius" Stiuday.
Mrs. A M Vernon, of Vernon,
T x , arrued Tuesday, aud is the
guest of Airs. B. K. Wood.
If you I ave a watch, clock or
jewelry ceding repair, no matter
how difficult the job, it can be
repaired at E. E. Russell's.
Miss Si sie Scott, of Vernon,
who has been the guest of h< r
brother h're the past week, left
for Quant h Tuesday, where sle
will visit friends before returning
Fcv. Fively, jnstor of the M
M. E. church at Woodville, I. T.
who has been assisting Rev. Kiz-
ziar in a protractfd meetine at
Martlia, returned home Wedues-
J. A. Madd ox, ot Dallas, trav»
eling solicitor for the Dal'ai
the be-t paper in the
ao^th, *»« in th* la *«*"
*>f I* wh ' d Ft*- Voo*
t <'.lil > i UiicT 1(4
TO UNCLE FRANK1 ]
Big Demonstration By People of South
Greer, In Honor of Our Honor-
Uncle Frank M. Aycock, the
redoubtable county commissioner
from this district, was the recip-
ient of a big demonstration at
the hauds of the citizens of Altus
aud a large number of the farm-
ers of South Greer county Mon-
day afternoon. It was the spon-
taneous demonstration of appre -
I ciation of aud thanks for his
Mrs J. N. Evans and little mauly, courageous stand in re-
laughter, Jack, spent several fusiug to sign the warrants or
lavs last week, the guest of rel- certificates of indebtedness iu
n.iuhah tUfi nnnpr hmisp nirtttfll*. 21Lld 866
When you buy j°welry at E. E.
Russell's ron run no risk, ns ev-1
■r» bjiuje.'s guinaiiteed lo *eui |
• >)Our satisfaction.
Miss Nannie Dale is expects j
uome today from a seven week-
visit at Little Rock aud othei
■VV.W Trippet came iu Sui.
lay from Ft. VNorth where he ba
been spending a few weeks win
Luke Daniel returned Friday
irum Olustee, where he worked
ut a baiber shop during the bi^
the court house matter, aud see
| the taxpayers robbed of their
ihardearued dollars by illegal,
uujust aud outrageous taxation.
•It was also au enthusiastic en-
dorsement of his opeu, honest,
straightforward course aud cham-
pionship of the rights of the peo-
ple throughout the whole nefari-
ous court house scheme, from the
time it was sprung ou the people
by his unscrupulous brother com-
missioners, down to the present,
aud if the Mangum crowd could
have been here Saturday aud
uive* at Quuuah
jilfa. Birdie Cameron and Mrs Horace W.
Shepard Will Open Hew 8tock
in Stout Buildine.
Mrs. Birdie Ci.uieruu, recently
ot VViugo, Ky., is the guest ot
uer niece, .'i.n rtuJuoe »» . Shep-
dill, at tu« editor's nouie iu this
city. Mrs. Cameron has been
looking over some ot the towns ot nave uoou . j -7-
the two territories witn a view to geeu the enthusiasm, and wit-
ucation aud has decided to re-1 uessed the unanimous endorse-
main iu Alius. She has ieutedjmeut ot Uncle Frank's coura-
,ne Stout ouii'tiou on Kn- Maple genua staud for the right, it
street aud will open a millinery might have made them pause iu
.. tho at.ock their headlong career of gratt
nicci wuu "*** vrw j
stablishment as soou as the stock
can u« p a- .. .. ». the east-
ern .xi... — o..rt ..i.. bo prob-
ably purchase r«?»ideuc.- property,
M.«. Cameron will be assisted
ill t ie uiuiiniug depari uient by
Mrs. Shepard, who was i< rmerly
iu biisiueas iu tier owu i anie in
ihis city. Mrs St.e|... d »»U
leave the middle of the mouth
tor the east, « here six* will enter
oue of the big wholesale houses
aud take a thorough training
course in the- season's styles.
Mrs. Shepard requests all her old
.uatouiers aud triends to await
and oppression, aud show them
the handwriting on the wall.
It was about 4 o'clock iu the
afternoon when l.'ucle Frank was
surrouuded ou Main street by a
large number of personal friends
aud voters, aud carried off in
triumph to a waitiug carriage.
A long rope was quickly procured
aud fastened to the frout axie.
Hundreds of voters seized the
rope, while iu frout, Beated ou
the largest "float" in t«wu, the
Altus Military Band struck up
Hail to the Chief." The iu
tionl" and other forcible if not
hIegntii sentences, which showed I
■ ii.iv ti o plainly the temper of
Ah the opera house was reached |
ilie crowd became so dense it was
with difficulty that the vehicles
forced their way through. They
finally arrived, however, and
beaded by the band the throng
rushed tip the stairway a-nd into
i he thmtre. After a few stirring j
selections by the band, Judge J. j
F, Orr took the platform and in i
-i,..it address fairly bristling
oh ».rgument against the court
1..U1.H introduced the hero of the
iiv, Commissioner F. M. Aycock,
\ ho gave the people his position
.. ihncourt house matter iu a
riel nddress. Uncle Frank was
• ith a perfect storm of ap-
os he stepped to the cen-
re of the stage to speak, the
crowded house fairly outdoing
* t bp I f in its noisy endorse-
ment of his efforts to protect the
taxpayers from Mangum greed
and graft. Uncle Fratik went
over the whole court, house matter
from its inception tc the present
time, showing in detail each
successive step. He stated his
position definitely and succiiictly,
aud small comfort the grafters
.vould have drawn from it had
they heard it. He was frequently
interrupted by vociferous ap-
Mr. Aycock was followed by
Judge Jarboe, W. T. McConnell,
G«o. Thrush. R. E. i?anks and
ethers, and the court house
matter was thoroughly ventilated
and exposed. There was a uuau-
'imity ef sentiment which was
| good to see, and the stand of
Commissioner Aycock was uuaui-
istouiers aud trieuds to u»»n am w > ,i
r return lielo'o selecting tlif" •ptritig notes of the band win the
fall hounets. ,or",e1g*t5T"L
euormou9crowd, and a* tno pro-
We hear that some Greer coun-
ty farmers are writing back to
their people in Illiuois tliut they
have to use % iuch cubles to bind >uuo
theii oats, and get 40 acibs to|M j^e procession moved, and on
cession moved forward and t"«4
up its march around t!i« -quart' :
rousing «cheer burst from ti"
thruats of the assembled multi-
tude. The cheering continued
theii oats, and get IU acibo 10j^ije procession moved, and on
stuck it on. That is nothing; 6T(.ry comer the waving of hat*
heiemtha Otter valley ar..und, a|)d handkerchiefs w.-r - p;i'i.' «-
Mauntain Park we have ha<l fuch . » „ „rx , ,,f - IT-i • •>
imie in iu'j .*
Mouut»iu Park we have had such
. . . r ill • • ••«»ro i« «
i % . e » — &
ated bv crvs «»f H'i
i;.,rte Fr,. k! ' '
wivb vUc wV««» wV-.'j
The Wildman Central and Wichita Mt.
Railroad Wants $25,000 and
10 Miles Right of Way.
—A meeting of the directors of
'of the Wild 1MB Centra! and
Wichita railr..a« and
It-cui ciiiz'..' • 1
Miller opera Ii«>u«h I'liursdHv
uight to ctuisider bringing th»
ro«d to this town. J. A. Cheno-
wetli presided, and talks wore
mad" hv F K Wildman. Mr
! Trendwe|I, no Ittonw? f*»f <•!
r*. . ..» Mr. « n >i 'd
Full- Ocallng! Fair Wolglith! Fair, Honest Teoplc' an't the
kaibbmt of Fair Treatment nt the
WILSON & TEAFF, PROPS.
We linve new, frohli groceries, flour, feed anil provisions at all tlrnci, and
our prices are as low its the lowest. Free delivery and prompt attention.
we have the best butteri
Sole agents for J. n. Kirbj'e famous Separator butler. One trial makes
you a permanent customer. We also have other brands. Call and see us.
WILSON & TEAFF-
THE TIMES WATCH CONTEST
August 10, 1905.
(NOT GOOD UNLESS CAST BEFORE AUGUST 24, 1905.)
I c n:t 5 votes
In The Times Watch Contest.
pleted, and ten miles of right of
way on each side of ttie town.
The road will come in from the
east from uear the irrigation dam
and will go out towards Hollis,
it this proposition is accepted.
See Hedley, the jeweler, at Mc-
Mahan's drug store.
Ice cream parlor up-to-date at
McMalian's drug store.
S.op at the Trader's Wagon
yard rear of Miller Bros.
Fresh fruits, nuts and candies
at the Elite confectionery. tf
When you need anything kept1
in n first' claw drug store no to J
\|. " I) l
Wanted —Second hand l-e!t-
ing. pullevs a d -!ih ii.it In-
quire at the Times • ffiee.
For Sale.—Alt us Dairy. No
opposition. Sales, five dollars a
dav. J. J. Kirby, Altus. Okla.,
R. F. D. No. 2.
Wagon paiut. buggy paiu',
house paint, etc. The best brands
011 earth. Sold bv Geo. D Pen-
dleton, The Drufrgist..
Don't fail to call around at
the Elite Cafe and meet that
swell "Colored Lady" they have
there. She's a dandy, aud will
tickle you to death.
McMahon has it., or will Ret
f - ! > i, „.lt> «hv not take your
evfiniiit to a iy part of me cit v. I walcn to Hedley.
City Bak*rv ' Got a White Spot iu yourfac*
The Traders' yard i» the —. r
place ||.<»(»|>. Every convenience
afforded patr >:>s
K < ft e" an
• to ■
for fit at- the Elite.
At the Traders' wagou yard
von can secure good beds, and
Mll «,»her acoommodati-iue. Your
• f «.,liei»ed.
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Shepard, Susie W. & Shepard, Horace W. The Altus Times. (Altus, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 31, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 10, 1905, newspaper, August 10, 1905; Altus, Oklahoma Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc404197/m1/2/: accessed September 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.