The Altus Times. (Altus, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 30, 1906 Page: 2 of 6
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THIS IS TO REMIND YOU
That we are after your business with the Price Cutting Knife, being new. we naturally for the first few years are offering some ex-
ceptional good bargains to our newly made friends and customers and more especially
Now For The Old Spot Cash
We are in position to make prices that will make Rome—and competitors--howl. Give us your business and we will give you
merchandise that merit your trade and your confidence. You.wilfalways find us pulling for business.
THE SAW THAT LASTS
and gives the greatest
satisfaction all its life is ths
THE GOOD ENOUGH SULKY PLOWS
is strictly up with the times. Its chief characteristic is its extreme simplicity
it possesses the desirable features of all up-to-date Sulky Plows. The front
and rear furrow wheels are on inclined axles and run in the corner of the
furrow, thus relieving the land side ot unnecessary friction. The wheels
have removable hub boxes. The furrow wheels are ®^i«dwith improved
dust proof and oil tight screw cups. Seethe GOOD ENOUGH SULKY be-
fore you buy.
We have a splendid stock ti
0)1 kinds of Ktt* MM Saws.
If you are thinking of buying a new Saw, or an
dissatisfied with the one you have, do net fail to call
on us right away, and we will show you what we have.
KUU KUfffR Saws are tempered in a uniform
and perfect manner, so that the Blades may be bent
into a circle, yet they will spring back perfectly straight.
They were awarded the Grand Prize at the St. Louis
World's Fair in competition with tlw wp:id.
luce, Kimberlin & Co
Altus, - Oklahoma.
The Altus Times
(FORMERLY LEGER TIMES)
50c Per Year.
Publishers and Proprietor!
Susie W. 8hepard, \ Editors and
Horace W. Bhepard, J Bunnell Mg'rs.
Thursday, August 80, 1906.
THE 008T OF NEGLECT.
The farmers of Oklahoma, gen-
erally as intelligent, industrious,
and frugal a class as can be
found anywhere under the sun,
have a few lessons yet to learn
before they make themselves the
most prosperous people engaged
in agriculture in this country.
Oue of these is the importance
of taking care of their grain after
it is matured and harvested.
The rains which have recently
visited the territory damaged,
it is estimated, unstacked wheat
alone to so great an extent that
the farmers will suffer a loss iu
cousequeuce of same approxi-
It has become the custom of
numerous farmers, after cutting
their grain, to leave it shocked
in the field until a threshing out-
fit comes around. Ofteu the
threshers fail to get around uutil
,1 month or six weeks, sometimes
lunger, el«p?eH. During all this
time the quality ot the grain left
in the field is subject to deterior-
ation front mildew and rot.
During Beahons in which the
Milliliter mouths are dry and airv
litiln or 110 damage follows froui
reffort to this practice, but in
».-ft.oii« like the present, marked
l.y excessive precipitation, the
damage mounts up into the mil-
lions of dollars, and all due to
the iuexcusable carelessness in
taking care of the harvested crop.
It is evideut, therefore, that
the farmers of Oklahoma have
yet to learn that the seasons hen-
are ho variable as to admit of no
indifference or neglect in hand-
ling their crops. A rule which
will work satisfactorily in one
season ia u.»t worth u larthiug 111
the next. The only safe rule to
It* adopted is to take care ot
every crop as it matures and
(.tack the wheat in particular at
1 lie first opportunity following
The Timbs has several timet
warned the patrons of rural mail
routes that if tbey do uot keep
the roads in order they are in
constant danger of losing them.
An inspector dropped in on Sny-
der the other day aud drove over
some of the worst routes, and be-
fore the inhabitants had time to
recover their breath had discon-
tinued one aud left a warning
with reference to another. Un-
cle Sam is in deadly earnest
about this matter, as rural route
patrons will find out to their dis-
comfort if they do uot keep these
roads in order. So fix them up
immediately if you still want to
receive your mail daily; if not,
then it's of no matter, of course.
But the Times believes that the
farmers will be very loth to part
with this great convenience ouse
they have enjoyed it. and when a
route is discontinued you will
hear the biggest Howl you ever
heard iu your life.
Some of the farmers who trade
ft Altus have a habit of leaving
their teams half unhitched on
the streets. This is a dangerous
practice, aud iu most, towns
there are ordinances against it.
We have enough runaways with-
out adding to the chances for
more, and every team left unse-
cured on the streets is an addi-
tional possibility. An ordiuance
should be enacted against this
practice, aud it should be rigidly
en f 0 reed.
Poor old Snyder! Her com-
press, which was an institution
of such pride to her and caused
her newspapers so much boasting,
is being torn down and re-ercted
at Altus! Wouldn't, that free^
your feet? Snyder will now have
to build another "phony" round
| house, or resort to some other
scheme of graft to keep the wary
homeseeker from passing by the
Marshal Blain is going to ar-
rest the idiots who scuffle on the
sidewalks. Also those who have
so little regard for ladies that
they must use prolaue or obscene
language iu public places. Good
boy, Dick. Keep it up until
every one of the offenders are in
the calaboose. That's the place
for people who can't obaerve the
ordinary rules of gentility.
Rumor says that a big gang of
track layera ia to lay steel on
the Orient out of Altus in the
near future. The Times truata
this is not another falae alarm.
We've been told that same
story 10 often that we are begin-
, ning to doubt anything with ref-
jerenc* to the early completion of
Farmers will learn some day
that it pays to stack their grain
while waiting for the thresher.
A Building Boom.
A real, genuine, old-fashioned
building boom seems to have
Altus aud South Greer county, if
we are allowed to judge by the
enormous amount of lumber that
is constantly being sold by the
Hounds & Porter Lumber Co.
It seems that everybody who has
occasion to use lumber buys their
bill of this old reliable firm. Aud
why? The reason is not hard to
discover. They handle only the
very best grade of lumber, their
stock is the largest aud most ex-
haustive iu South Greer county,
their prices are always uniformly
low, aud they are nice, pleasaut,
accommodating people to deal
with. It is these things which
bring the buyers, aud give the
lumber buyiug public confidence
in the Rounds & Porter firm. If
you are thiuking of building a
resideuce or adding to oue, or
need a bill of lumber for any pur-
pose, be sure and call on Mr. Em-
mert, the local manager, who
will figure it and give you the
lowest estimate, or render you
any assistance possible iu your
New East Side Building.
J. A. C. Howell, who recently)
completed a handsome residence ;
in the northeast part ot t->wu, i«
preparing to build on hi* bust- j
nes» lot on the east side, where!
the Altus barber shop now stands.
Workmen began Monday mom I
iug tearing oat the the vault in
the building, preparatory to|
moving it to East Locust, street i
where it will be placed on the i
Odd Fellows' lot. Mr. Howell's
new building will be a oue story
brick, to cost iu the neighbor-
hood of $5,000, and wheu com-
pleted will be occupied by Howell
Bros., of the Leader grocery, as a
place of business. The building
should be ready for occupancy by
October 1, but Clias. Johnson,
the contractor, is now waiting on
brick from Sapulpa, and until
they arrive it is impossible to
tell what kind of progress he will
be able to make.
play a full line of handsome
street hats, together with a full
line of trimmings. Miss Maud
Wimberly, who will trim for Mrs.
Cameron this season, will leave
in a few days for the eastern mar-
kets, where she will enter the
trimming rooms of the wholesale
house to learn the season's styles.
Mrs. Cameron will follow later
or about September 10. Mrs.
Cameron urges the ladieB of this
vicinity to see her stock before
Following is a list of success-
ful candidates from Altus who
received certificates at the close
of the recent Normal school held
Miss Mary Fitter, Second
Miss Ella V. Howse, Second
J. P. DeLoach, Second Grade.
T. H. Davidsou, Second Grade.
The Cleanest Beer!
Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer
is cleanest because it is not
fermented in open vats,
but in special Pabst her-
metically sealed tanks into
which no air except pure,
filtered air ever enters.
is cleanest because it is
not cooled in rooms where
men walk iu and out, but
in specially constructed
sealed coolers where no
breath of foul air can
taint it. It is stored in
hermetically scaled storage
tanks untif perfect in age,
purity and strength, tne
cleanest beer brewed.
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GOAL GOAL GOAL
We have secured the agency of the CELEBRA-
TED MAITLAND COAL which burus free of
cliukers and leaves a white ash aud will uotsluck
wheu exposed to^weather. We have also a good
line of steam coal for threshing purposes. When
111 need of coal call aud get prices.
Yours to serve,
WM. CAMERON <£ CO. INC.
SOUTH MAIN STREET.
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Open About Sept. 15. ; . _ AnyiI.10 A
Mrs. Birdie Cameron, the North J* ADKINS, Agent,
side milliner, desires to aunouuee
to her frteuds aud customers that
■he will open her stock of fall
and winter goods about Septem-
ber 15, wheu abe will have on dis-
PABST BLUE RIBBON BEER
Order a Case for Tour HomeTo-Da;.
Tom Baker Married.
Tom Baker, the Altus livery-
man, was here Tusday. He had
sold his stable aud was ou his
way to New Mexico. Feeliug the
need of a partner, lie was first
married to Miss Miuuie Hudsou,
of Altus, by Rev. Jessie at the
Quanah hotel Tuesday night.—
— 1 he above uews item will be
of much iaterest to the many
friends of the contracting par-
ties iu this community, to whom
the announcement, of the weddiug
comes as a surprise. The bride is
a popularyoung lady of the Prair-
ie Home commuuity, who has
been making her home with her
sister, Mrs. Klora Tanner,
milea southwem of ALu*. Tli—
groom has been a prominent Al-
ii 11 ■< busiliei»H niHil. Illid H Ion W.-ll
known to ni'i-d mi reduction hi
the IihimIs of ill- Tiiii'-s. Many
i friend* will j-nin 'lie Tinn*n m of.
| That Win lie & Win 110 Karin
: Loan Com puny u making the
I best contract, and makes it at
less interest aud longer time,
iand you can pay back ou your
I loan each year, thus cutting down
the iuterest ou the amount you
I pay. You can make these pay-
ments or pay the loau off at any
time without, waitiug for interest
pay date. Annual interest mon-
ey ready at the Altus National
| bauk to close loau as soou as
papers are completed. Wh can
examine your place aud fix ap-
plication the same dav. We do
uot allow competition to beat our
rates: so wheu a competitor tells
you he haa the beat, just grin and
come to the Winne office and see
for yourself, then take the beat.
Money aaved is money made.
Grs Bashore, Man'gr.
Office over McMahan Drug Store,
JOHN McSPADDEN, Prop.
Restaurant and 8hnrt
Order House. . . .
South Main Street.
Meals, short orders, lunches, etc.
served at any hour, day or night.
Oysters, Klsh and Game In season.
W e strive to please, and guarantee
first-class service and courteous at-
We will give $ t coupon
hook for the largi-st
ca>ii bundle of laundry
coining in each w« »-k
Send us your work and
we will do it ri<!ht.
s Edgar's Laundry
I and 3
j Towel Supply Co. •
» PHONE 65.
'iniiimmii. 1 i. 1
Wanted at Once.
Good reliable agents in erory
locality to work Fire and Cy-
clone Insurance 011 farm proper-
ty and Hail insurance on grow-
ing crops. Good proposition to
the right man. Address The
Southwestern Farmers' Mutual
Insorauce Co., Lawtou, O. T. If
Lost.—On Saturday night, red
leather horse collar, aize 10,
branded A Lou buckle atrap. Al-
so a Jo|*i Deere apring cultivator
foot, going west from Altus last
week. Retarn to Kpll»y'a con-
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Shepard, Susie W. & Shepard, Horace W. The Altus Times. (Altus, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 30, 1906, newspaper, August 30, 1906; Altus, Oklahoma Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc404552/m1/2/: accessed June 22, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.