The Granite Enterprise. (Granite, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 6, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 18, 1903 Page: 2 of 8
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THE GRANITE ENTERPRISE.
Issued Every Thursday By
tub enterprise publishing co.
telephone no. 20.
J. W. RYDER, Managing Editor.
Entered at the Postoffice at Granite, Oklahoma, for transmission through the
mails as Second-Class Matter.
DlS*line per^ssue"^' L^i H°IUmn inCh ?er m°nth* Readers> locals, 5c pei
rihi't.i discounts on large space and time contracts.
Church church £Sf'y P?etiy and "otief8 cha'«ed at line rates.
onurcn, church social and otner notices for charitable purposes, one-half regu-
lar rates. 6
$1.00 PER YEAR.
Size Vs. Quality.
IT pao^wrrtpf al!eged' lUd With S°me deffree of truth'that lhe average news-
uis^i un thp losing his power of descriptive writing and that he fails to
the hio-t avera8e newti >tem in such a fashion as to make it palatable, bui
«.«. ^ haidest knock of all is that the average country editor has not sense
» Uf ° Parch peanuts or chop cotton, much less to write 16 articles on 16 dif-
en su jects in 16 minutes and each article, whether it be the latest stitch in
lancy work, a delicate surgical operation, the performance of some eiceptionly
terms P'dni8'or a Point of law» to be couched in professional and technical
nothing . Char8"e 18 W6il founde^ °n metropolitan papers the writers are
nothing less than a corps of specialists. The art critic writes art, the dress reform
:dt::r:ndr8,eform'ihe hor8e sundayschooi
an inco, >1- ** SCh°°1S' 6tC* The country editor must be all of these and at
month R dt m the b°nanZa days of a biS cotton crop rarely exceeds $3.19 per
per though", UmeS °Ut °f t6n thC 8tUfT di8hed UP by the avera»e cou"fy pa-
interest than°th ,n..C'Uf faShi°n and few word8' « fuller of human and local
= . n he miie after miie of stuff handed°ut by the 8pace writer on the
miles' f v 3 y' AS ^ emment humorist once said "we have done some 900
what" we ™ D^eUrse" during our short, sharp and decisive career and know
spreading 6 3 '"g ab°Ut' And those thin«s we wrote at a time when we were
ularly ihriZgT* ChBr"ctcrs over ten °< P«' <i»y »ere not panic
pape?epe!li,Ci,tr"'8toU8ha,iCrea'e<ia,a'8<i 6ean<'ard °"nerlt "»• ">e news-
* ^°p,e take a b,e P»y 810 a year f ,r It because it i. the biBge,t
paper the worid and .hen don't read a quarter of it. They think they ^
mg a smart thine; but the same (eiiow would not consider that a large pair ol
hoe. or a iarge wife „a. to be sought for just because he could get nZ mafe ia
zz'zrey- Esc°"ence ia what wehs
g lahoma papers to adopt the magazine, all home print form which has
o ong Characterized the Enterprise. The lates, paper to get in ' line "TlZ
the-Revfe " R°VieW °' APa''h<'' °" T' MP"">"«"" ol the change
the Review gives some excellent reasons and say,: g
aPP®a^to ^^pa^rons anV'pleaw Them!8"^ ^' We ',e"eve as will
morftowLd7LPt\Vahz°n?fodrm TT ,,ewsPaPerd'"" 18 «er more and
Enterprise! and a host oTothe™ * r'me8' F'' °°bb ReC°rd' Pred°''«*
neith«Tr~r„o^^l'n„rT "" n""?"*ine '"*>er
reader is better served Ho > i place, the convenience of the
as in a vl!! u He °an N,t down in comfort and read, turning the leaves
in order to get the'naT,?™pelled to fold and refolJ. d°uble and twist the paper
TOWded off in an obscure corner and almost buried beneath the ad, of hi, compu-
ter., a, often unavoidably the ca^ in the large blanket ,heet,, but each adver-
iser is given a good position next to pure reading matter.
j ,orm re,ievC8 the Publisher of the worry and necessity of hunt-
ang filler, and many of the other unpleasant feature, of hi, bu»ine,». He i,
not oompe led to fill a certain unchanging amount of .pace regardles, of the lack
ma ena o I it with, but he can expand or cjntract a, the demand, on hi, ad-
ver ising an new, apace require. He ha, always .pace for all the new,, without
being c impelled to use a lot of trash to "fill up."
Old But Funnygraphs
The spots on the sun do not create as
much trouble as the freckles on the
He—"I wonder why that Mrs. Freshie
runs from a cow? I don't guess the cow
would eat her."
She—"Well, you can't tell. She's a
grass widow, you know."
Mulcahy-"Did your husband die hard,
Mrs. Casey-" Indade he did, Mr.
Mulcahy; it nearly killed Pat to die!"
"I would ljve to marry a typewriter."
"60 I could dictate to her."
Long " V\ hen are you going to pay me
that ten dollars you owe me?"
Green—" Wha do you take me for—a
T. M. ROBINSON,
Attorney at Law.
OFFICE IN CITY HALL.
A stingy farmer crossed his honey bees
with lightning-bugs, so that they could
work at night.
"Dear Doctor :—Regarding your cough
medicine I wish to eay that I used one
bottle of your curt for my boy. Now
the bottle is gone and so is my ooy."
An Irishman boarded a Broadway car,
and the conductor came around for the'
Conductor —"Stop smoking!"
Irishman —"lam not smoking."
Conductor —" You got the pipe in your
Irishman—"Yes and I've got me feet
in me shoes, too, but I ain't walkin."
Eldorado will have a big barbecue and
old settlers re-union on June 25 and 26.
So far no celebrations have been an-
nounced which will conflict with Gran-
itelig "doins" July 3 and 4.
We are still lecieving dozens of splen-
did press comments on our "Souvenir
Edition and people are still sending
them back to the old states by the hun-
We are in receipt of an invitation to a
smoker and banquet of the Hobart Ant
ler Club. It will be one of the swiftest
and swellest social soirees of the season.
Mrs. Will Brooks left Monday Morn-
ing for El Reno where she will join her
So far June has been extremely cool
and damp and rather unfavorable for
cotton growing. But the Greer county
farmer has a smile coming if he does not
raise half a crop of cotton: His wheat
averaged 30 bushels.
The Supreme Court has decided the
"probate judge" cases in Kiowa, Co-
manche and Caddo counties. The pro-
bate judges in those counties will have
to "dig up" some of the extra fees they
grafted from the people in proving up
Farming in the Great Southwest, pub-
lished by the southwestern railroad im-
migration bureau shows the resources of
Oklahoma and Indian Territory in
While in Granite, Col. Steel, who has
charge of the paper, secured of the En-
terprise, dozens of fine views of Granite
and vicinity. These will likely appear
in their next issue.
Hand the names of your friends and
relatives in the states to whoin you wish
papers to be sent to Mr. K. C. Cox, sec-
retary of the Granite Commercial Club.
H . B O A M,
"Thk O. K. Tailor."
Suits and Pants Made to Order.
Cleaning, Pressing and Repairing a
CITY BARBER SHOP
McMURRAY & W.INKLER, Projs.
NEWLY EQUIPPED. NEWLY FURNISHED.
Agency for Wichita Steam Laundry.
We Would be Pleased to See Our Old Friends
goodner's old stand, granite, o. t.
THE CITY BAKERY,
j. B. NORMAN, Proprietor.
Fine Confections, and Fruits
cigars, and tobaccos.
Fresh bread and cakes always on hand.
Dr. W. P. McREE,
Office: Room So. 1, Over Granite State Bank.
Gives Special Attention to Diseases ol
Women an«l Children and
Res. 1st house west of college, Granite, O.T.
H. B. KINSEL,
tidal Estate and Insurance...Collections
SI .GO Per Year,
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Ryder, J. W. The Granite Enterprise. (Granite, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 6, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 18, 1903, newspaper, June 18, 1903; Granite, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc404285/m1/2/: accessed September 25, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.