The Duke Times (Duke, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 43, Ed. 1 Friday, April 27, 1917 Page: 1 of 6
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The Duke Times
IM'KK, JACK iU>S COUNTY. OKLAHOMA.. Kill HA V. APRIL *7. :vi7
I Don't Sell for
| think |M*>ui» nr.. nnt hoiiiMt. Hut
bwail** I |ii|y «|,.| Hrll y»»i| jj.hmJ,, mUt.|,
eh«*firr by buying and -Utn,' f„r apot ca*h.
I Could not Sell on Credit
mil re* I Mild sunlit tnucli higher*
1 Think it Beat for Evrrbody
to buy ami n»«II for ajiot caah.
Let Me Save You Money On Your Grociera Imple-
ment* Buggies and Wagons.
B. E. DARBY
The Spot Cash iMan
'.V- . -i - _ ~WtXSi*A2^
Capture Lrrge Crane. I Broom Business Booming
Tuesday afternoon sh Cecil J. A. Roach was in the offioe
Hendricks and Barney Warren | Monday and reports his broom
of Prairie Hill were driving to business to be booming and says
Duke they captured a Urge blue J he has several large orders for
crane which they brought to; his product on hand now »nd ia
town and turned over to some of' working1 over time to supply the
the high school stuoents who in '
turn gave it to Prof. West who
Hollis Dramatic Co. Render This Place to Make Best
THE MOUNTAIN [REPRESENTED „
GIRL A SUCCESS AT CO. MEET SPECIAL SALE
On Ladies' and Misses' Sport
Coats and Spring Coat Suits
AT PRICES GREATLY REDUCED
W* havn 11».« Inrg-M ami prftti^t aaaortuiHiit
of tluw<* giMMl* M>r brought to l>uke. This
Ik tliH rlniM't* of tlm wnnou to jj»«t oiiti of
tliWM beautiful Suits or Coats at a bargain.
We Sell for Spot Cash
C. D. Fears Dry Goods
"The Store of Quality Merchandise.'1
PUy lo Good House
The four-act eomnly drama
The . M untain Olrl," «h»ch
wa* presented liy the Hollis lira
matto Company at the so >uu| au-
ditorium Tuesday nitfiit w«. 01,.
joyed by a crowd mat packed the
uuilding to ii« cap .oity. The
play has a deop plot, the viiiiao
living Barton, who 1s trying lo
K«t rich by fraud at.d at the
aaine ttiue eab-or lor the hand of
Showing in History of
Ths Jackson Co. School Meet t>
now in full swing at Altus and |
avrr* person who oan spare ihe j
time and find conveyance to that
oity is it attendanoe. Duke isj
represented as n»ver before and ' \
•ill oome home this year crown*
ed with glory. Ths display from
the school was one of ths best j
and most ext»Mdve ever taken
from the place and has caused k
Virginia Harrington, heir to a]great deal of favorable comment
large for'une. His cunning j among the ones who hsve
pi .11s are frequently destroyed (viewed it. Supt. West and hi*
by the presence of Sue, a moun.
tain lass, and Jack Karnum the
adopted son of Judge Karnum,
a wealthy mine owner who Bar-
ton kills. Diobsey, also plays
an important part in the play
and furnishes the comedy. He
frequetly is in the way of Barton.
Dibbsey and Sue marry and
live a tempestuous life, but are
c .workers in ths school are to be
oommended for their hard wcrk
in arranging this exhibit. It not
only speaks well for the town but
is also a great advertisement for
the school which is becoming lo
be reougnized as one among the
heat in the county.
Kntries have been made in all
the contests. In the grade de-
has mounted the bird and now
hajs it among bis extraordinary
collection of curious. Mr. Weat
is becoming an f-xpert taxiderm-
ist arid haa a efTilertion of birda,
snakes, scorpions, etc , his latest
additions being the large crane
and aligator garfish.
The entire collection is prized
very highly by .the school chil-
dren who arc ever eager to find
Home new specimen. The col-
leotion also proves interesting in
the.study of natural history be
aides be;ng of interest to visitors
to the school.
Marvin Smith was in Alius
Tuesday morning having one of
his eyes treated. He has been
bothered for some time with eye
trouble, and the eye ia causing
him more trouble than he at first
Take out a hail insurance pol-
icy in the Home of New Yurk
Rose & Hick3.
Mr. Roach makes a good staple
product and is finding a ready
market which is proof this busi-
ness will pay on an extensive
scale at this place if handled
prupeiiy riy having a factory
near where the brush ia growri
'here is a great saving in freight
and operating expenses Mr.
Roach has his factory on hia
farm, thereby saving rent. - He
makes 'riost of his deliveries in
his car and does almost all his
own work, besides raising a good
portion of his brush.
This is a small enterprise but
it is making money for the owner
and the entire community is ben
efitted by the enterprise of the
B. E. and RDbt.
business visitors to
S. S. Thomas of Portage coun-
ty, Ohio, and son, J. D. Thomas
of Oklahoma Oity are here this
week on business. J D. owns a
fine farm four miles north of
town. Both gentlemen were
pleased with the country and
conditions here. S. S. is in the
dairy country of Ohio and says
the same farming will prove a
paying change for this country.
We Want to Know You
And Want You to Know Us
That the best way for yon to become
agreeably acquainted with us is to let
clean, repair and press your clothes.
One trial will convince you that our
mutual business acquaintanceship will
be "worth while."
You will find us next door east of B. E.
Darby's Grocery with Massey <fc Franks.
Modem Tailor Shop
LEE WALKER, Prop.
200 at Sunday School.
Rev. L. R Matlock, pastor of
the M. E. church, ia conduct-
ing a Sunday school campaign »
for his church and recently boiBe' Iast Friday morning and
set his goal at 200 at 8undayj 1 ~
school. Last Sunday the atten- tery Saturday afternoon, Rev.
daece was 127, the largest att n- Bob Wade delivering the fune al
dance had in several years and ! 8epmon> Mr> Hol!#/ had been jn
poor health lor some time and
J. T. Holley Dead.
J. T. Holley died at the home
o' his daughter, Mrs. A. B. Du-
boise, last Friday morning
was buried at Cottonwood ueme-
Rev. Matloc k sava he is going to
reach his goal. came to town two weeks ago to
Ho .b recemntr cooperation ,>r b, near doctors who were adroin-
the ohur°h PeoP,e in this j isterinR. tre.td.nt. He .eemed
movement ,0 build up on. of the ,0 improve „
be.t Sunday school. the conn. gre„ „or>e on| week ^
ty, and hi. carapa!gn to inliot the hl, death
was not unexpected,
older people in the work ia meet. Mr Ho||ey wa8 „ yeirs old
ing wit Buccesa. and had been a citizen of this
county for the past ten years.
He came here from Fannin coun-
.ty, Texas, where the family had
made their home for a number of
years. He was twice married,
Killing Stray Dogs
This week several stray dogs
have been killed here as a result
of the befief that some of them ,
are infected with rabies. The I hia fir8t wife havin£ d ed in Tex-
as several years ago. He is sur-
vive d by his second wife and
little son of Pink Wilson was bit-1
ten Tuesday and reports are to 1 -
the effect that the dog that bit Ieight children be8ides nine chil" '
— - dren by his first wife. Several
him had rabies. That the ordi
nary town dog is a nuisance no
one will deny and several have
been put out of the way this
Our Bank is a progressive institution,
well prepared and willing to do for its
customers any reasonable thing to ad-
vance their interests.
If not already a customer we invite you
to join us, and we promise to render every
service that prudent banking suggests.
No depositor ever lost a dollar
in a .State Bank in Oklahoma.
J. F. REAVES. Prw; 0. I. DENTON, Vice-Pres.
JOHN T. PETERSON. Cashier.
THE FARMERS & MERCHANTS
always rendering assistance to
Jack Farnum and Virginia
Harrington who afterwarJs
marry. Barton ie killed by Jack
Farnum after a fight.
The laek of exterior scenery
for the play killed to some ex-
tent the acting of the company
T i which was indeed good for an
I amateur organization. The spe-
cialties, which consisted of songe
by the young ladies, was excell-
ent and they frequently respon-
ded to encores from the audience.
The personnel of the company
is as follows: Misses Muriel
Jones and Mae Brothers; Mesars
L. Hutton Bellah, Ray L.MftFall,
Travis R. Cash and Rubert Par-
man, all young people of Hollis
John T. Peterson and Frank
Stockton of this place were the
principal promoters of the en
„ Ringlett Barred Rock eggs, 50
iSFTSSaczesa j cents per setting of fifteen, $3.00
" per hundred. Have culled my
clamatory contest Wednesday flock »nd these birds are as good
night Kate Bdchanan won first! as you will find anywhere.
honors and the goJd medal over
of his children make their home
at or near this place where they
have the friendship and esteem
of all who know them.
Mrs R. P. Richardson
J. T. Witcher ia home from
Missouri where h* went Rome
time ago to attend the bedside of
his father. He report* him a«
~ry low, and ha. but litt'. hop. ZT! " "*T^! *° ""
of him e.er h"d •od**" " «> f
a report at thia time. Next week
eight other entries. Kate was
one of the youngest to enter and
has not had advantage of train-
ing some of those who entered
has had but won an easy victorv,
In the Spelling contest which
was held yesterday afternoon if]
(but we are unable at this time tojg
get a report from it) Duke had |
four entries: Kate Buchanan,'^
Jewel Henry, Lillie Rose and
Don Slape, all of whom are rec-
ognized as the best in school and
some of this number is going to
In the high rchool oratorical
and declamatory contests Walter
Marsh is pitted against the boys
and Ruby Heidenreich the gills.
In the grade contest Wednesday
night Dee McCallay was defeated
for first place Dee scored high
est in the district contest here
Entiies have t>een r^ade in
several of the athletic perform-
ances also, but a* they are to be
Found—Ladies purse. Con-
taining some money. Found one
mile east of town. Owner can
have same by paying for this
notice and describing same at
Farmers 4 Merchants Bank.
R. C. Wade.
Lumber ' Is Cheap!
him ever recovering.
I Dr. Z. T. Holler and W. J.
Daniel* of Eldorado werw here
I W»»dneeday on busineae.
however, a complete report of
the d<>ing» of the Duka delegation
11S p*r cent
107 per cent
SS per cent
>0 per cent
5 per cent
44 per cent
15 par cent
Sm aW at yi rfcfefcan cava, r* pcoa. tfc« «M ran<-« a
•h. ter an* V U) of Utaa* 1—4 i »a tat in far-iwJt • o
'tar *'iff aa raa acr nil m pr 1
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Thurman, W. R. The Duke Times (Duke, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 43, Ed. 1 Friday, April 27, 1917, newspaper, April 27, 1917; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc405003/m1/1/: accessed December 17, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.