The Altus Times. (Altus, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 15, 1904 Page: 1 of 6
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Altus. Greer County. Oklahoma, Thursday. September 15. 1904.
HEW FALL STYLES
ARE NOW COMING IN
BROS & c®
Tine Clothe* M&kera
BALTIMORE NEW YORK
And we are pushing,
pulling and twisting for
the business. What we
want is simply to get
our customers to let us
duplicate the prices of
our competitors, and
we will sell you the
goods. Men, Women
and Children tell us each
day that "we are going
to stick to you if you sell
them as low as the other
fellow" and that is all
You can talk about low priccs
Your can brag and boast and bet
You can quote 'em way down yonder
And can make a fuss and sweat
But when it comes to pushin and pullin for
You can always bet that MILLER'S in the
middle of the Whiz—
A great full line of
Schloss new suits just in
and the prices are right.
LADIES TAILOR MADE SUITS
We are now showing a new, full line
of Ladies Tailor Suits, made up in the
newest Fall fashions and we can sell
them to you for less than you can buy
the goods and make them up. This
elegant suit for for Ladies shown here
is a very smart, neat suit and sells at
Quality remains long after the Price is
$«CM« w Ttmi tow utll Juury itt
Spot Cash TalKs
everything Spot ftul) and gut to tlx Cmtst.
Our New Line of
This elegant new skirt
made up of nice smoothe
black, Ladfes cloth, the
trimming of Satin Taffeta,
made by the best manu-
facturers and in nicest fit-
ting garments, well worth
$6 (o, we are now selling
Outing Remnants in the
best 12%c goods, 5 to
12 yards, we sell now
at - -
Special Ribbon No. 60,
all colors, 4 inches
wide • 15c
ALL CASH SALE TICKETS
YOU have dated Aug. 18
bring in and get back
SAVE YOUR SALE SLIP
See Those Specials We Are Offering in Men's Suits.
Do you want to save 25 per cent, in the course of a years
Dry Goods trading and at the same time get reliable mer-
chandise, if you trade with
MILLER BROS. & COMPANY.
Republican Platform of Oklahoma.
Following la the platform adopted
by the Republican* In convention at
Guthrie on April 7. lMM, an on whlck
Hot. Bird 8. McOuire waa Dominated
The Republican* of Oklahoma, ta
•onvention assembled, hereby do-
1.—We give our enthusiastic and
unqualified endorsement to Theodora
Roosevelt. We commend hla high
cltliennhlp and exalted Ideals of pub-
lic policy. Wo believe his admlnls-
tratlon la the hlxheat standard of
popular government, for which the Re-
publican party han always stood. Wa
believe the nominal ton and election
of Roosevelt will be a declaration for
the pure.it and beat government,
worthy of the moxt exalted American
cltliea. hip. We hereby Inatruct the
delrgut! n elected by thla convention,
to tire National Convention, to vote
for Roosevelt aa the enthuslaatic do-
•Ira of the people of Oklahoma.
1—In Hon. Bird 8. McOuire. the ter-
ritory has a representative at Wash-
lagton who commands the admiration
and respect of all the people and
whoae valuable services and careful
and Intelligent attention to the Inter'
asts of our people at the national capi-
tal unqualifiedly entitles him to our
cordial endorsement and re-election.
3.—We are proud of the business
sense and purity exhibited In the ter-
ritorial government of Oklahoma. The
condition of the public affairs of our
territory, under the wise guidance of
Governor T. B. Ferguson proves the
•uperlorlty of Republican government
He has put Into practice the prin-
ciples of public fidelity laid down by
President Roosevelt, requiring a strict
adherence to them by all his official
4.—We reaffirm the declaration of
the Republican party for the right of
every citizen to cast one free and an-
trammeled vote, and have that vote
5.—Wt congratulate the people of
this territory on the wl"e statesman-
ship of President Roosevelt and hla
administration In the completion of
the negotiations necessary to the
building of the Pan *ima canal, which,
when completed, will widen our mar-
kets abroad ar.d add Immeasurably to
the value of the products of the
farms and workshlps of the entire
6.—The Republican party has de-
clared for twelve yenrs for Immediate
statehood for Oklahoma, consenting
that the Indian Territory be attached
when Its conditions made It reauy.
We theretcre endorse the bill by the
committee on territories which has
been Introduced by Chairman Hamil-
ton. favoring * single state to be ad-
mitted In li06, and which is now
pending in the lower house *>f con-
gress; and we urge the Immediate
passage of this bill, that the people
of Oklahoma may have that sover-
eignty to which their wealth, popula-
tion and exalted citizenship so thor-
oughly entitle them.
7.—We congratulate the people of
Oklahoma on the acknowledgment by
congress of the declaration of the
Republican party of Oklahoma in the
last campaign for some plan of equal-
ization of the school funds of Okla-
homa and Indian Territory in the
proposed appropriation by congress of
fire million dollars in lieu of school
lands In the Indian Territory and as
a partial offset for the splendid
school land endowment of Oklahoma.
We point to this as the direct resu't
of the policy of the Republican party
in the last campaign.
g.—We heartily approve of the ac-
tion of a Republican congress In pro-
Tiding for the rec!amation and de-
velopment of the arid and semi-arid
lands of the west by the inauguration
of a substantial system of Irrigation
works under governmental supervis-
ion. and Inasmuch aa Oklahoma has
contributed largely to the National Ir-
rigation Reclamation fund, we main-
tain that, as far as possible, there
should be a proportionate expenditure
In the construction of diversion, stor-
age and distributing systems In Okla-
homa. We appreciate the activity
of our delegate in congress. Hon. Bird
8. McGulre. In his firm and Insistent
efforts to secure the promise of early
action to this end.
9—We endorse the National an.1
Territorial good roads movement. We
pledge our encouragement in every
way possible to the betterment of the
bighwaya of Oklahoma and to the
furtherance of the various organiza-
tions in this territory for this pur-
10.—In furtherance of the principles
hitherto enunciated by the Republi-
can party and la justice to a loyal ally
i aaid party we heartily endorse the
.^solution passed by the Indian Ter-
ritory asking the incorporation of th»
"Quay suffrage amendment" in the
statehood bill when passed by con-
11.—We favor the early allotment
' of all Indian reservations within the
1 territory that Indian lands will be
I subject to taxation and bear their
Juat ahare of the expense of govern-
ment of full civilisation will surround
avery person In the territory.
11—We invite the people of Okla-
homa to assist the Republican party
tn the election of ita candidates as
the surest way for the accomplish-
ment of good government, nationally,
territorially and locally. The history
of Oklahoma ta congress proves that
the only way to accomplish anythlpg
for the territory ia by the election of
a Republican delegate.
JOHN JENSEN Chairman
JOHN P. H1CKHAM. Secretary.
"UEQKR'S HIT" "PRIDE Of ALTUS"
assotriiv punc aorr wncat nouns.
mvmmr a*o* •i/**«*r«*0.
If vow WANT HARD wmbat natura aaa ron
"GOLDEN GRAIN" "BEST STANDARD"
PATRON IT* HOME KMTK*P*I9* .
LEGER MILL CO.
S. J. JACRNAN
ALTUS NATIONAL BANK
f Itt depositors nosey.
3 ALTUS, OKLAHOMA.
S New Brick BaUding Soatheast Comer Square Next to Postofflce.
The Old Soldien Enjoy One of the Beat
Meeting* of the U. 0. V. Ever
Held in the County.
The Brigade Reniiiou of Con*
federate Veteraus opened Friday
uioruiug iu tbia city witb a large
attendance, and tbe program aa
arranged by the committee, waa
carried out with bat few excep-
tion*. Tbe opeuiug exercises of
music by tbe Altus Military
Baud, addreaa of welcome by
Claude Miller and response by
Judge Jarret Todd of Mangum,
were greeted with an enthusiasm
that increased through tbe two
days of speech-making, fraternal
greetings aud the feasting and
jollity incident to such an occa-
ston. Adjoining the arbor where
the exercises were held, iu a va-
cant building, dinner was served
about 12:80 o'clock, ou long ta-
bles, and the good things which
issued from the capacious baskets
prepared by the housewives of
Altus and viciuity were abun-
dantly supplemented by barbe-
cued meat, pickles and coffee.
At 2 p. m. the baua marched
to tbe ecbool building, aud es-
corted the entire body of pupils
and teachers to the grounds,
where they marched upon the
platform and were then disband-
ed to go whither they pleased.
The addresses of the afternoon
were made by Col. A. S Reeves
ol Lawton, Hon. W. P. Francis
■ >f Elk City T. A. Putnam and
Judge Todd. At 8:30 E. J. Gid-
di»Ks entertaiued a large crowd,
while a pleasant social dance whs
in progress iu the uew Miller
A number of tented shows were
well patronized, aud the merry-
go-rooud received a large share
of attention. There were cold
drink aud confeetiouerv stands in
abundance, aud from all of these,
particularlv at the uight sessions,
the gouud of the "spiders" was
heard through the leugth and
breadth of the city, aud rfsem-
Med a miniature "Pike" in full
Saturday's crowd was even larger
that that of the previous day,
nd tint' addresses were heard,
inong 1 he speakers being Hon.
Krank Matthews, J. Lee Carpen-
ter, of Mangum, E. J. Giddinr*
f Oklahoma City, and Judge T.
" Gore, the blind orator of Law-
Bnse hall games each afternoon
also attracted a share of tbe
crowd. The first day Altus suf-
fered defeat at the hands of the
Snyder team, and Saturday El-
mer met about the name fate,
both losing teams failing to acore
throngbout the game*.
The old fiddlers' contest and a
grand ball Saturday evening at
the new Miller building was the
closing function of the occasion.
Theconteat being over about 11
p. m., the remaining hour before
midnight waa spent in dancing,
this part of the program being
under tho direction of Harrison
Hayes, general manager, M. T.
Morris floor manager, and Boh
Junes doorkeeper. Among the
old fiddlera, prises were awarded
Beit Fiddler, Gold Medal
H. C. Glllllsad, winner
Second Bert Fiddler..! ...SUver Bedal.
U J. Chad wick, winner.
Shorten flddler, quart of "Old Calhoun Whto
key" by TexM Saloon.
Lawrence Merritt, winner.
Leanest ftddler, "box of pills" Geo. D. Pend-
leton, and fifty cento worth ot bacon, by Har-
land * Carter.
W. K. L. Peace, winner.
Ugliest fiddler, quart of "Paul Jone* WW
key, by Black Hone Saloon.
W. B Chad wick, 'winner.
Bert looking flddler, picture frame, by Bns
•eli and liaucum.
A, B. Kelly, winner.
Bert rendition of "Arkansas Traveler" SMS.
l j. Chadwlck, winner.
Bert rendition of "Dixie" « by H. T.
Kimbell i also one quart "Stonewall Whiskey"
by Cottage Bar.
A. J. Merritt, winner.
Oldest fiddler, aluminum spectacles, by K.K.
H. C. Utlllland, winner.
U. C. V. OFFICERS ELECTED.
Brigade meeting of U. C. V.
met at Altus September 9 and 10,
when the following busiueaa was
Ou motion Geu. Wilkiua was
elected as temporary chairman
aud Henry C. Gillilaud secretary.
Nominations being declared iu
order, Comrade General Sam Por-
ter was nominated for re-election
to the office of Brigadier General
of 8rd Division Oklahoma. Gen-
eral Porter was elected by uuaui-
uious vote. Next in order was
the election of a spousor for this,
3rd Brigade Oklahoma Divisiou,
U. C. V. Ou motiou aud seooud
Miss Anua Kimbell was nominat-
ed for spousor for this Brigade.
Miss Miller of Altus waa also
uomiuated as sponsor. On mo-
tiou Misa Miller's name was
withdrawn aud Miss Kimbell was
Moved aud secouded that Gen-
eral Porter appoint a committee
to coufer witb other compauiea
for the purpose of holding our
next auuual reunion, carried. Ou
motion of General Wilkina tbe
secretary was instructed to touder
through the public preso tho
hearty appreciation of tho Brig-
ade to t he people of Altua for their
kind aud geuerous hospitality.
No further business appearing
the meeting closed.
Brig. Geu. 8id Okla. Div.
Hemba C. Gilliland,
New Racket Store.
K. M. Givens, who reoently
moved to Altos from Childisee,
Tex., haa opeued a largo atock of
racket goods iu the Jarboo build-
ing on tbe uorth side of thesqers.
Mr. Given'a atock also inolodea
a fine line of cigars, tobaoeoa, first
claas fruits, nuts aud confection-
ery. Cold drinks are also oorred.
A big shipmeut of California fruit
was received thia week, and next
week Mr. Givens will leave for
the market to iucreaao hta atock
of racket aud holiday goods. Of
the latter be will purchaso an es-
pecially uiee liue. Mr. Givens
also wants couutry pioduoe, aud
will give the highest market pnee
either in cash or trade. Tho now
store will doubtlees receive a good
share of the patronage of Altus
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