The Stroud Star. (Stroud, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 33, Ed. 1 Friday, October 17, 1902 Page: 1 of 16
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THE STROUD STAR.
Stroud, Lincoln County, Oklahoma. KHdny. 17. ItiOtf.
n wise remark.
St.mr times a question that puj-
ile* strong men is solved by an in-1
norent child. One of these h
cents, though no longer a child but
▼Nt tIKNN Of TMg
A great hue and cry la raised by
our republican friends on account of
the espease of the sheriffs office
Well, as we have remarked on pre»
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wl»TTnMrkU«hbmt*luw*m,* ZZ ’,io“«•
ihi. fellow. ••Itaow why So *ilhou'
mod So idvrrtlKi—be do., it .o ge. ""J* “* «*■■*
trade •« • ing his labor and time to any for his
* W1 _ health or pastime. But since it gives
Why «... your taoatf h~«. ^ Knnch ^
darling, for what purpo* under the .0 nmch lo« of .lerpto item.
1111*- ®“ Jr0u H might be wdl to gireafewftgurei.
think they did « beeau* they were „ ,, ,ell ,0 rrmtmbtr that ,„e ^r.
charitably di.po.ed toward the office I. a fee office and that the
printer? If the printer had to «ub- incumbent lt p,ld ,0 the
...t on the charity of a community, work period, the firg|
he had better make hi. will at once, j twenty-one month, when when Mr.
The printer a. a nUe i. none too ]<**,w„ hii
Proy dei Wl‘h th,‘ world ■*ood* 1*5,000. During an equal interval of
God knows, b thedoe. not need and time Mr. Tilghman’. fee. amounted
doe. not want charity. He work., to $7,000. Mr. Gebke during that
and what u more, he i« willing to I length of time had made 21
work and work hard 1 keevery otherlwhUe Mr riighllian during „
man for what little he get. out of 1 period made 55 arrests. Of the 21
hi. bu.ineia. If you think we crave people arreted by Mr. Tilghman'.
charity be at once undeceived, be-1 predecemer, 5 were convicted, while
tore we would think of accepting I according to a very coraervative e«-
one cent that we thought did not timate there will be at lea* 10 con-
justly beloug to us, we would rather Ljction. during Mr. TUghman'.
go out and pick cotton, if we could prelent term. Had Mr Tii.h---
not do without it. been renumerated according to the
Advertise to get trade! That is same schedule as Mr. Gebke. or on
what every true business man does, an average of $208.33 for each ar-
unless he is an old mossback. Ad- rest and conviction, his pay should
vertise to get trade—that is why the have been no less than $8,958.19.
metropolitan business man spends What's the howl about, anyway?
thousands of dollars a year. To get
trade and hold trade—that is why
you see whole pages of the large
G. A. Coffey
M. Mensch . .
E. L. Yarbrough
LOT SALES FOR THE WEEK.
Mr. Stroud reports that the sale
dailies filled with advertising. That|°f town lots stU1 continues 8ood-
is why large bill boards are erected The followme have Purchased this
which tell in glaring letters several WC^ * _
feet high that this or that firm has ran 0SS
this or that to sell. That is why
every rock, boulder, fence or any
object presenting a surface large
enough io paint anything thereon is
daubed over with words announcing
the merits of this or the other thing.
If you want trade—and we have
yet to meet the first business man
that does not want all he can get—
invest in printer’s ink. It pays. And
if you think we reach the class of
people you desire to reach, and if
we can give you satisfactory rates—
try us. But as for charity—we
want none of it as long as life and
bodily health lasts.
WHV FUSION t I CARRIE NATION A SPRINTER.
This question U often asked. The Who says that Si rood is a “back
democrats nearly every where have I number?" We have the Salvation
fused with the people's party. The I Army and other things that prove
reason for this is obvious. It is be* I we're up*to*dale, last but not Httl
cause they affiliate all along the among them is a visit from Carrie
line. They both want reforms, and I the Awful. Some of the boys who
reforms in identical cases. Repub- wanted to have a little fun, dressed
lican corruption, combined with im- up Mr. Simmoos who is employed in
perialistk tendencies, has had the Shoffner's saloon, in female clothes,
only natural result that could be ex- marched him to the depot and there
peeled, it has caused all reform I kept him concealed until the Qklir
seeking elements to unite against a I homa City train pulled in. When
common enemy. Jones and Brown I the train had stopped, there appeared
both bound to the same market and I a tall and gaunt female, hatchet in
each hauling a load of of wheat and hand. “What's that?" said some
going the same road would be very fellow who was “not on to the job."
unneighborly if they would not "Why, that's Carrie Nation," was
“double up" and mutually assist I the reply. The woman was followed
one another when they came to a I by the expectant mob. She passed
bad place in the road. So it is with I Porter ft Carlok's saloon, next that of
democrats in the widest sense, for I George Shoffner and that of Haynes
the populists may well be termed ft Berry. When at last the place
democrats, since they too would like I of Bob Voss was reached, “Carrie"
to see the people rule and not cor-1 made a rush for the door and her
rupt corporations, and would place mite rushed madly after “to see the
men above money. fun." When they got inside the
No other course was possible. I folse Mrs. Nation “vamoosed"
None other would bring success, through the back door leaving the
We must unite if we would be vie- crowd to drown their «ti«Efyftintrofnt
torious. If we march our united w*th what “wet goods" Bob had on
forces to the polls next month and I hand.
cast a clean ballot for reform and I AN ARQLOGV
government, victory will be our., | week the editor ^
the Long-Bell store and, told the
gentle reader that Mr. Eakin would
WILL BUILD A RESIDENCE. __________ _____
Uncle Geo. Coffey has purchased do no ^ess thing than give 25 pounds
several lots of J. W. Stroud and in- white granulated sugar to anyone
tends to build another residence. I wh° had the price—one dollar.
His neat residence property on Sec- Now this thing Mr. Eakin cannot
ond street he hai rented. J afford to do. For the very reason
that it would be below cost. We re-
w F°R SRLE;., gret our blunder and refer you to
Everything m the Silver Moon ariv.rf:„_-nf __ u , ,
, advertisement as it appears m this
,fA M. Moore. 1
WILL SET OUT AN ORCHARD.
Spencer McConnell will set 500
trees from the Stephens nurseris this
fall. This orchard will be one-half
mile south of town, and, added to
his already bearing orchard will
make one of the commercial orch-
ards in' this vicinity.
Our will is good,
Our price is just,
We treat you well,
But cannot trust,
where we keep
C. r. YORK,
issue. We have heard the new firm
spoken of in very complimentery
terms. Try them—they’ll treat you
GRAND JURY NOTES.
The grand jury returned an in-
dictment in the case of Isaac Sims
and Cicero Sims, who were arrested
on the charge of stealing cotton
from Chas. C. Cook, a farmer near
Stroud. The men had their prelim-
inary hearing before Justice Mur-
Austin Jones, charged with felon-
ious assault on Mike Abraham dur-
ing fair week, has been indicted.
OIL MILL DOING BIG BUSINESS.
Manager Allen of the oil mill re-
ports that their plant never enjoyed
such a good run as it does this seas-
on. The seed is of excellent qual-
ity this year.
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The Stroud Star. (Stroud, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 33, Ed. 1 Friday, October 17, 1902, newspaper, October 17, 1902; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc406220/m1/1/: accessed October 25, 2020), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.