The Altus Times. (Altus, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 10, 1912 Page: 4 of 10
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IK ALTUS TIMES
(An Independent Ntttipaptr)
Kntroiti K»o«d-<Uu tnt'ltt Dtttmktt
If. 1901. »» ti* at AUui. OkU .;
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ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR
Thursday, Oct. 10,1912
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ihn RSJnlnatotL iMC
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lining puts all the force of the
explosion behind the shot. That mile-a-minute "on-
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Factory Loaded Shells f-r speed plus pattern in any make of shotgun.
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299 Broadway •• New York City
THE REMINGTON L.OODS are recognised by leading sports-
men the world over as top-notehers in gun.- and ammunition. We
curry a complete stock of Remington ammunition, and urge you to
r ail and see our line. l\ M. C., the recognized standard of the
world, are alwavs in st.n k in complete variety at—
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M. W. Richardson. Ajent.
W. F.& N.W.Ry.
Attention, Sportsmen! THE ALTUS HARDWARE CO.
ia headquarters for all REMINGTON goods, including guns, shells,
cartridges, loading tools, and evervthing needed to fit you out
right down to date. Our line is full and complete, and will be
glad to equip.you with the verv best in the Remington Line.
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in main line, every other
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,n Wellington branch.
A. C. Upchurch, Agent.
AHENT THE STATE CAPITAL
The people of Altus and Jack-
son county will very largely vote
for Oklahoma City for the perma-
nent. location of the state capital,
jnat as they did when the question
<iame up the last time. It is large-
ly a matter of convenience, any-
how, and the voters will look at it
from that standpoint; although
the best interests of the state
«honld be the guiding influence in
--.anting the ballot for or against
.either town. With the capital lo-
eat.ed at Oklahoma City, it simply
tnettris one day saved to the peo-
ple of this end of the state in go-
ing and coming—a matter not to-
be overlooked in this age of hustle,
bnntle and high cost of living.
Hut aside from the question of
-convenience, what are the best in-
of the state? Oklahoma
City i* the logical point for it. It
i« more easy of access than Guth-
rie, or most any other place. It is
the wholesale (renter, to which the
ipeoplc of the state must go for
»,heir stocks of merchandise. It it»
an np to date, enterprising, ener-
getic city, in all that thp name im-
<ph**, with good hotels, theatres,
'business houses, beautiful streets,
Mid boulevard-, manufacturing
•enterprise*, and all the things
which go to make up a metropolis.
Oklahoma City should fie the capi
In), aud will be—jnst as naturally
and inevitably as the sparks Hy
upward Why! Berause it just
naturally belongs there, and no
There is ao prejudice or animos
,jtv against 4»uthrie iu all this.
«hithrie t« a splendid little town,
■with mane most excellent people.
Jtnt it is tot the ptare for the state
<a^iUl. and many of the peopl* of
etathne term to look at this
Utr of iucaUoa ta aa enUrelv wroag
ight. The capital never did be-
long to Guthrie; it belongs to the
people, to locate where they will.
And, unless the Times is badly de-
ceived in all the signs, the people
will permanently locate it at Okla-
homa City, where it will in time
adorn the beautiful site just two
miles from the center of the city
which has been selected for it.
And it will be built without cost
to the people, too.
If there is a better, more effi-
cient, more accommodating and
agreeable railroad man in the
state of Oklahoma than C. O.
Jackson, division passenger agent
of the Frisco, a majority of the
people who travel on railroads in the
Southwest have never met him.
It has been the good fortune of
the Times man to have been
several trips with Mr. Jackson,
the most recent being the special
train which whisked Mr. Roose-
velt and his party of Bull Moosers
from Tulsa to Oklahoma City.
Mr. Jackson is always on the job
from the time the train leaves un-
til the destination is reached. He
looks after everything with an
eagle eye—not the smallest detail
is neglected. The care and com-
fort of his passengers is his first
consideration, and any reasonable
request, no matter what, is smil-
ingly granted. And withal, Mr.
Jackson is as watchful of his em
| >t«p into a Pollmau at * o'Hoek.
mid be back at home by 7 ;45 ueit
ii.un.ing, without changing car* or
l-»ting a mnglf annw«Hi»ar) mo.
itmiit from hi* bwin*** "Keep
oklahoma iiiornn iu Oklahoma"
i* a good bu*iti*** "logan, and
fvviy l«>al Oklahoma l»u*in#aa
man nhould practice tln» pr*»af'h
merit Hut when paiuMNiger ••on-
ditiuii» are unfortunate and time
m Mich a valuable consideration in 1
cver> enterprise, it i* hard tn
.(•end that additional dav, ju»l to
.taud for u principle of loyalty to
home enterprise*. And many of
us are Texan* by birth, anyhow,
although Oklahoman* by adoption.
The newspaper fraternity in
Jackson county will cordially wel-
come back to the fold the firm of
Johnson & Hatch, who have pur-
chased the Eldorado Democrat
, from Thaeker Walker, who ha*
gone to Gould, where he will op-
erate a farm in connection with
the Gould News, which he hus re-
cently acquired. Messrs. Johnson
& Hatch formerly edited the Eldo-
rado Courier, selling the same to
_ i John Riley Thaeker, the present
owner, about two years ago. Both
arc bright, enterprising, popular
young men, and for their limited
experience good newspaper men;
and while their field is too small
1 for two newspapers, they will
I doubtless secure their share of the
j business. Eldorado will reason-
ably support one g(»od newspaper,
but not two. It is presumed that
Mr. Johnson will give his personal
attention to the paper, while Mr.
Hatch, who recently entered the
practice of law, will continue his
activities in that direction.
FALL IS HERE
rIE FALL SEASON ol il* ytti h»i »iriw<l. lane* »•
the bounlilul .™» lull bl»l. .«d >ou .« ««»«
,h, «, youi h J r,i We •Uild h.v, . Ury co -
imi rio|. Ibii (all. wlule the yield ol m.ue, luffir »«<! M
itufl* i* greater than lor many yeatt.
While you are enjoying the Iruiti of your tnduUry. now u
the lime lo come in and depoiit your money. We want to
handle your account, ami we auure thai U will be wel Uke«
tare of. If your money i» in the hnt National Bank it »» in
a good -safe place, and if you |*y by iheck you always have
a receipt for every Iramaition. Bring in your money now
and if you have not already an account with u», you should
oiien one at once.
Then later on, when you want to borrow some mone>.
will Im< prepared to take care of >o«» We alway* take good
of our customers. It pay- to be a customer of our haitk.
THE FIRST NAT'L BANK
E. W. Julian, manager of the
is as watctuui oi nis em- „ IT . , n,
,. t . , . e 0 Western Newspaper I nion at Ok
p overs intents .» he ,«;,f those (, >one ^
of the general public I ereon- wireB>1 of ^ hustU b,|nch o(
ally conducted e^tly ^"^lenttrpne.ng spirit., at the »tate
'"VT 'Clm'K8 "'h ZI capital who do thin,!.. Mr. Julian
party he mayhem 'harge < tor ^ more friend( among
uveryUung has his personal | t|,e newspaper men ot the state
tion, down to the smallest detail. K nuahnma
c /vi i u than anv one man in Oklahoma,
The newspaper men of Oklahoma . 3 ■ . ftf
. ' . . ... .. . and since he has been in charge or
are under distinct obligations to,
Mr. Jackson for many favors and Ul thiB 8tate he ha!t. by his genial
personality, his willingness to at
commodate and his up to date
business methods, greatly
creased the business of the house
and made warm friends and steady
customers of many persons who
before his advent merely had heard
the name. As chairman of the
committee which entertained the
newspaper men at the capital dur
ing the state fair Mr. Julian es
pecially distinguished himself
and a large share of the credit for
the success of the success of the
event belongs to him.
A Nervoua Woman Finda
Relief After Many Yeara
Women who suffer from extreme
nervousness, often endure much
suffering before finding any relief.
Mrs. Daniel Kintner, of Dcfiance,
O., had such an experience, regard-
ing which she nays:
"I had stomach
trouble wlion 1 w.is
eighteen years old
that broke down
my health, and for
years I suffered
tion and nervous
spasms K it so bad
I would li»*« them
three or four times
a wek After try-
In* nearly every
mended. I be»ao
taking Dr Miles'
Nerrtne. and I mutt sey It helped
wonderfully. I have had no severe nerv-
ousneaa for several years"
MRn. dan KINTNBR.
1M2 lleaaant St.. Deltonce. O.
Many remedies are recommended
for diseases of the nervous system
that fail to produce results because
they do not reach the seat of the
trouble. Dr. Miles* Nervine ha»
proven its value in such cases »•
■uny time* that it is unnecesMry
to make claims for it. \ ou can
prove its menu for yourself by
getting a bottle of your druggist,
who will return the price if yo«
receive »o beaeit
Miksa *«DicAi.#ea, M
courtesies shown them, and the
Times knows of no one who has
more loyal, enthusiastic friends
among the press gang than he.
If appearances are to be be-
lieved, in many portions of Okla-
homa the standpat Republicans
and Progressive Bull Moosers have
"buried the hatchet" on state is-
sues, and are battling unitedly
against the common enemy. There
is no coalition as to national poli-
tics, however, and the respective
partisans of Taft and Roosevelt
will fight at the drop of a hat.
"Redeem Oklahoma from the
grafters" is the slogan, inspired
by an earnest, honest desire for a
new deal and a square deal all
around. And if the state is ever
redeemed from the gang of un-
scrupulous grafters who have
looted her treasury, ruined her
credit, increased taxation to an
unbearable, intolerable extent, and
scuttled the old ship of state until
she is waterlogged, the only hope
is in the Republican party. No
one ever heard of a political party
cleaning its own house, and Okla-
homa will not be the first to try
such an experiment. "Turn the
rascals out" should be the battle
cry all along the line, and wher-
ever a Progressive and a Republi-
can can work together peaceably,
side by side, to accomplish this
great end, Heaven knows there is
reason for harmony!
It is to be greatly regretted that
the resumption of through Bull-
man service from Elk City to Dal-
las over the Northwestern will pull
to the Texas metropolis a large
amount of wholesale business
which belongs to Oklahoma City,
and has heretofore gone there. It
is unfortunate that it requires at
least three days to do one day's
business in Oklahoma City, two
days of which must tie spent on
the train going and coming. I'n
der the new Northwestern »-h*dnle
one may enter a Pullman at Altna
at 8 oVIork p. m. and wake up
neit morning at 7 in Delia* He
can traanart hu> bnsinew ia a day.
A new commercial organization
for Altus, a young man's business
association, is proposed by one of
our enterprising spirits. His idea
is to limit the active membership
to men under .">0 years of age, but
to let the elders in as honorary-
members if they desire to join
The idea has some commendable
features. While we would not
deny the credit due to one of any
period of life, this is nevertheless a
young man's era, and it is the
young men of the nation who are
setting the pace. Take St. Louis
as an example. Not so long ago
St. Louis was a dead one—a "ha>
been" in the march of civic ac
complishment. Look at her today
—and she is in the very forefront
of progress. The young business
men of St. Louis did it, by organ-
ization. a willingness to dig up
and bear the burdens, and the de-
termination to put St. Ixiuis on
the map. Why can't Altus do
the same thing?
The men behind it
make it so.
Its large capital and
surplus makes it so.
The Oklahoma Bank-
ing Laws make it so.
antee Fund Insures
Rounds & Porter
THE HOME OF GOOD
HENRY SEALE, Manager.
Best Rales. Largesl Amounts
Quickest Service. Most Liberal
Dont Close your Loan until you have figured with me.
Rear First Nat'l Bank
Take a kodak with you,
barger sells them.
•T AIL IN
B EVERYWHERE SnS
L. J. MASS IK A. I.. INliLE
The Massie-lngle Grocery Co.
German Mill Flow
(Every Sack Guaranteed)
A Full Line of High tirade groceries
East Side Square.
You will And premium tickets in
every' «a<*k of Leger Mill t'o'a floor
•old in Altn*. Golden Grain best
Pat. Leger Best extra fancy Pal.
Sold by all grocers beraose it ia
good and made at boa*.
Window trimmers have freqoeut
use for a heavy, glaaed sheet of
cardboard which will "stand op
The Times carries it constantly in
stock, and will cat to any desired
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