The Duke Times (Duke, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 51, Ed. 1 Friday, June 22, 1917 Page: 1 of 6
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The Duke Times
Ut'KK. M<K*".N Of if XT V OKLAHhMA. milMY. JUNK s?. i»17
Jiut a Few of the very many I <
am offering the public:
NtlKftf l^f 1"<' |M»l|li«l<t , , , $V UO
Hind«*r Twin** |M*r (Htuiitl . . , 17««
fliii* utiick, |n>r 4i>t, . , # •»iv
Bean*, nil kind*. |»r |m«uii(1 lie and up.
Follow the crowd to the Big Spot
IT PAYS TO TRADE THERE
B. E. DARBY
The Spot Cash Price Maker
CMH MO CASH ONLY
LOOK OUT FOR
Trail WiU b.
W. 0. W. HAVE
Initialed at Meeting
Monday night ID# l«*al lodg»
of th* Wmitlmso "f the Worl«i
told a v*r> im»r*eUng m**ung
Hundey morning between nine
end un o'elutk th# lutawibli*
thioh will nil* iho vndttranrs
run ov«r id* ovarii Trail from at which *ts new membere war*
Amariilo to Oklahoma City will added to the order. On Monday
pane through thi* plana. The night. July J, one of the moat
run will be made at forty mllee. Important meeting* of the order
per hour, ih* parly leaving Am* ev#r held here will take place and
artllo at Ave in the morning, taomeihing near twenty new mem.
making (heir first stop at Hollis bera will be initiated. Invitation*
for gae. have been sent out to neighbor*
Mr. J. W. Walker, aecretary of iog Camp* and a large auend
Duke Team Wina
Last Saturday afternoon two
games of baseball were played
on the diamond in the west part
of town. The first game betwee.n
Prairie Hill and Victory resulted
in a score of 5 to 7 in favor of
Victory. The Duke first nine
then played Victory and this
was one of the best games of
hall played at this place in some
time, Duke capturing the game
by a three and two scora.
The Duke team has just re*
ceived new suits and the boys
are a fine looking bunch of
chaps and are eager to play all
teams looking for a good clean
game. Batteries for Duke were
Moore and Goad. During the
game Moore made one star run
and one three bag strike. Th »
work by the entire team was of a
high order and local fans are
predicting big things for the
They are scheduled to play a
game with Eldorado at that place
the Scenic Kouta of the Ozark
Trail, wrilea that people ba o<i
the lookout fur them and «riv«
them clear right-of-way at thay
will be "going some" when they
pa** this place U is the intan
tion of the ones in the party to
make the entire trip at the rate
of forty miles par hour, and it is
therefore necessary that the prin-
cipal streets be open so there
will be no accidents nOr delaya.
A light shower (ell Tuesday
So-na crops on the route are
looking very well, while others
are not lookiug so well as the Rain South of Town
showers have been spotted. Wednesday night a heavy
Harvest is in full way. Some ( cloud appeared in the west and
very good wheat on the route. j for a time it looked as though
Jim Peters pulled his thrasher this place was to receive a good
to Sam Stark's Tuesday evening
where he will begin thrashing.
R. P. Richardson reports that
the stork was a busy bird on
route one one evening last week
leaving Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Marshall a fine baby girl and .VIr.
and Mrs. A. E. Roberts a young-
ster. All parties doing well. The
two families live on the same
ance i« anticipated The Prairie
Hill degree tram will confer th*
degrees and a banquet will be
served after ol»«e of lodge Sav*
eral distinguished visitor* will be
present and a genuine good lima
All members are requested to
be out and aasist in entertaining
A LABLE OF QUALITY
It i* Hi#* |M*licy of tliia -tor# to mdl good merchandise
that give* our cu*totner» satisfaction aud »*ude them
hack to ua year alter year.
LaPorte Dress Fabrics
The** iniIII* hat* been making reliable Dress Fabrics
delusively for over fifty jt-ur». Wo buy direct from
the miiN and are always iu poaitiou to offer you the
tie went ideas at the lowest price.
C. D. Fears Dry Goods Store
*TM Sun of Uuality MmkamliH"
The farmer* of this commuity
are needing rain very bad.
Miss Ruby Smith spent Satur-
day night with Miss Hazel Crig
Miss Jane Mildleton of Hollis
Jasper Nelson was here Mon-
day from his farm north of town.
He has just finished harvesting j whioh was begun the first of the
his alfalta crop which made about i year was finished. The .remain
B. W. M. Society Meet*
The Baptist Womans Mission
Society met at the home of Mrs.
Jim Baker last Tuesday. Four
members were present they be-
gin Mesdames Payne, John Ba-
ker, Jim Baker and Mrs. Craig.
Books of Zechariah and Malechia
were read and commented on.
The study of the old Testament
four hundred tons. Mr. Nelson
says the entire crop was bought
by farmers of the county and
that he could have sold as much
more. He received $15.00 per
ing part of the year will be spent
in stuying the New Testement.
The next meeting will be with
Mrs. Hill at Commercial Hotel
next Tuesday, and all members
- FOR SALE -
My Farm west of town, which is one of
the best in Jackson county. The soil is
good sandy loam. Plenty of water. En-
tire 16Q acres hog proof. Cross fenced
with hog wire. Plenty of grass and al-
falfa. Will give easy terms.
See or phone
W. M. TINSLEY
Is Your Money Working
As It Should ?
Is it helping to build up Duke and the surrounding
country or is it helping to build up some other town?
Is it buried and serving no one or is it de-
posited in the local Bank, where it will be
used to help your neighbors and friends?
You don't owe us your business unless you own
property or have an interest in the developing of
this country of owe us money.
Think this over.
THE FARMERS & MERCHANTS
wetting, but the clouds drifted
south, only a light shower falling
here; Prairie Hill reports a good
rain, and between that place and
Olustee a heavy rain is reporte j.
Bud Warren reports a goon rain
at his place and says south of
him enough rain for' present
needs has fallen.
Considerable wind accompan-
ied the cloud and while no dam
age was done here several houses
are said to have been blown
Officera Destroy Eooze.
In anticipation of the Bon*.
Dry law whioh becomes effective
tomorrow and following which a
droutb is *xp*ct*d to ensue in
Oklahoma, 9heriff Ford and
Undersh*riff Goodloe on Tues-
day of this week emptied their
vault in the c jurt house of its
precious oontents and in ttf* pres-
ence of curious if not saddened
spectators poured 250 gallws of
liquor into the sewer.
The work consumed the greater
portion of the day and one step-
ping into the basement of the
courthouse might have thought
he was stepping into a grog shop
judging by the smell; in addition
to the 250 gallons of liquor 540
gallons of cider, several cases of
beer and small quantities alcho-
hoi, pnd even "nigger*'gin went
the sewer route.
This represents accumulations
of about 2 1-2 years and was con-
crete evidence of the vigilance of
Jackson county's sherff's force
and the effective enforcement of
the prohibition laws here.—Altus
Prairie Hill Circuit
I am back from Texas and
ready for our meetings and to
see the people generally. I will
fill my regular appointment at
Prairie Hill June 24th at morn*
ing and evening hours ana et
Southland in the afternoon at 4.
Let the people come and let u*
worship together prepartory to
our revival that we are now
nearing. Will probably make
some announcements ■*** these
services relative to the meetings.
E. E. Grimes,
is visiting friends and relatives
here this week.
The people of Rock havtf been
holding a series of prayer meet
ings the past few nights. Much
good is being done in these meet-
ings. Every body is invited to
attend" next Tuesday night.
W, M.»Cunningham is attend
ing to business in Altus this
Several of the farmers have
their wheat headed and stacked
from their foundations n e a r ready for thrashing. The wheat
Looney but no one is reported j is much better than it was ex-
hurt. A. very good rain is said pected to be
j to fallen a few miles north cf j Mrs. L. B. White left for Vin-
I town also. At this hour Thurs- son Saturday
j day afternoon.threaetning clouds j Mrs. M- A Atherton who has
are gathering and a good rain is been real poorly with the la*
being predicted even by old- ; grippe is improving nicely.
timers. Therman Holloway visited F.
Crops are holding up well and B. Atherton the first of the week,
a rain at this time will practi* j Miss Dessie Evans of Prairie
cally insure a gwd crop of feed Hill is spending the week with
Four room house and six lots,
good well of water, lots and out-
buildings, cellar, etc., to trade
for stock or automobile. This
property is located in Olustee.
A. W. Carey, Duke, R. 1
Webster Moody of Elmer has
been here this week holding a
school of instrution for the
Masonic Lodge of this place, and
has been doing some good work
for the order. The Duke Ma-
sonic team at one time held an
enviable record for the manner
in which they conferred degrees
and Mr. Moody is receiving
hearty cocperation of local Ma-
sons who are anxious to improve
in the work and maintain the
reputation previously enjoyed
by this place
W. C. Crews and family left
Tuesday for Buckner, Texas,
where they will visit relatives
and will perhaps locate and make
their future home.
Conner va ti v»*
and cotton. Farmers seem to be
in good spirit* and have their
work well advanced and are only
waiting for a good rain which it
•eem* will come.
her sister Mr*. Grover Marquart.
R P. Cngg*r and family
spent Sunday with M. L. Thomas
Mr. Smith ^nd family motored
to Brinkman Sunday.
Insure your crop* against bail j
in the N»rthwe«tern National the
' ootnpany that PAYS all low**.
—J. F. Mile*. Agent
F. M. Knight and family are
visiting reiaavas ia New Mexico.
They will he awmy for eomeUking
near two months.
See Different Designs
- - - Of Better Built Homes
at our office, and let us figure with you on a home
complete. We can furnish you with views of homes
ranging in price from $200 to any price you may
wish to build. We will be glad to show you through
the book and help you make a selection, furnishing
you with any information you wish to know.
Screens for Sleeping Porches always
Any information in regard to prices on above hornet*
or screening in porches of different siies will
be furnished by your phoning Xo. 28.
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Thurman, W. R. The Duke Times (Duke, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 51, Ed. 1 Friday, June 22, 1917, newspaper, June 22, 1917; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc404293/m1/1/: accessed December 11, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.