The Curtis Courier. (Curtis, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 25, 1911 Page: 1 of 8
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The Curtis Courier.
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CURTIS. WOODWARD COUNTY. OKLA. MAY 25, 1911
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____ Miss Mary Bouquet of Moare jMt week ,yT Guaranty Fund of Oklahoma. M
RIVAL TOWNS OP (INTIS WILL Sunday ,n Cu^t,,' Dr. Speer. Physician and SuV- Sw# have frown faster thwi any Bank in Western Oklahoma, TO
MAW HftOF TA nig Don’t forget that free candy at gpon Mooreland, Okla- PhonehU VjMt Ask ywr Neighbor why ? S
0 TrtM MOWL 1 davG‘ G°°di*r'* °r 8atur* |Day or ni*ht ..... ff Just and lair Treatment to’ftl!:*- We want your business g
A The one thinif that ha^keptCur-j Herman Cummins and J
TA FC RUNflIOUT WILL
HOT B£ BOLT
Don’t forget that free candy at ^____________ _ ___
E. G. Goodier’s Friday or Satur- Day or night- |R Jugi flnd j| r Treatment to alb* We want your business
ti# from growing like it should.1 Appleby were in Woodward, Mon* eagt cf Cartis. ---
has been the fact that the Santa day. Dr. gpeer of Mooreland makes
. railroad contemplated aban- Bootleg whisky caused a nasty a specialty of disease Of the Eye.
do shift it* line through this town tight at the dance in the hall, Fri-j^^ j^se and Throat,
and make a runabout, which would ‘day night. i ' M’isa Clam Vogt returned to
put the new line about two miles The Flinch club met at the home \yjchita Kansas, Sunday after*;
south of here. The surveying was jf Mr and Mrs. E. G. Goodier. noon after a two weeks visit with'
aUromple ted and the right-of-way Monday night. relatives here; • j -----------« -
One-Fourth pound* of good Candy
. . M w m a* _
little west of Moot-eland. Our >>im if J0U neeJ 'Jla39es'
competiting towns have oflen M.'T. Carter Qf Quinlan is a
pointed at us the finger of de- new subscriber of the C ourier.
Tsion because we were going to the leading newspapepof the coin
have to remove or be left with-*
»ut a railroad At least stor.es
that the runabout was going to
be built could.be traced to these
tow ns or adherents. When Curtis
occasionally rhowed signs of life
those stories would come thick
and fast and Curtis would take
another nap. Of late-t.hesestories
have failed to com® on schedule
time andkwe- becatna worried in
consequence, until one day last
week the news was flashed from
.he Courier leased wire that the
"Santa- Fe waaabout to give up the
idea of the runabout and if a fea-
sible route could not be found d.-
^ctly. or nearly so from WSyno*
ka to the bridge across the North
Canadian river, justeast of Wood-
ward tfca»road -would maintain its
•Id l nh through here.< The rea-
son giv°n was that it wanted to
bid for the Pacific mail contract
and wanted the line shortened,
not lengthened.. The contemplat-
V ed line would go three to fine
V. Tiijes north of Curtis. In chat
event all the towns between Way-
noka and Woodward would have
*o move in order to keep on the
road. It is hardly likely that a
aood route will be found north, as
surveyors have tried that many
tinjes .before, stidl a well inform-
ed man tells U3 he knows where
a good route £an be secured and
clothes put out by B. C. Baxter
Quality and a fit guaranteed.
Notice was received Tuesday
from the posteffice department1
that Rural Route No. 2 out of- this
Dr. Welch has purchased a fine citv would be established as soon
team of mares from John Jaques as sufficient boxes were gmaran-
and the doctor knows how to pull teed. The line is to take up much
the strings, too. of the Pearl star line and the peo-
formerly ef tWa ole i<> «“» Bhoul<1 'et
county, has been-appointed post-
master of a town in the San Luis
C. D. Baxter can trade the H.
V. Leeks farm, south of Curtis,
for stock or sell the same at a low
figure for cash and time.
Dad Johnson blew into town
Friday night It had been feared
he wasestrayed or stolen. He had
been rusticating on - his farm
ArVangements'have been made
for the proper observance of de-
coration day in Curtis and a gen-
eral invitation is extended to all
to come out and help.
Mrs. Chas. G. Baxter, daugh-
ters. Mrs. ft A. Blair, and sister,
Mrs. Rose Arnold, left for Sparks,
Friday afternoon.’ They will be
absent for several weeks.
If a newspaper would publish
what p«*>ple ought to read instead
of what they like to read, the ed-
itor would have to take to the tall
timber before the first‘issue was
off tlu? press
Spfencer Lee and family were-
busy, for a • rural-jnail line is a
great convenience and not It bt k-
secured every day.
The bovs of Curtia and a nine
from near the North Canadian
river played a game of base ball
in this city, Saturday. The rain
stopped the game before it was
finished, but at that time the vis-
itors had much >the beet-of the
contest. A return game will be
played Sunday witlvthe .visitors j -
on the Alexander diamond, south-'
west of this eity. Thedoeal bovs
appreciate the support extended
them by the business men and
others and promise a game on the
local diamond at ®n early, id ate.
or* Friday and 'Saturday, No frac-
We bliv Butter, Eggs, Hides,: Furs
and Poultry, also-ship cream,. De--
li.ver Friday or Saturday, -
a —— ---- spencer l.ee' anu
will direetthesprvey if heis given the gae8ts of c. R. Ludwick and
/.nmnolicni ifiri Yf*t ‘hat .. , J___ iTUw. a.i
sufficient compensation. Yet that
does not ‘.‘spell” the whole mat-
ter., for the eye is often found
faulty when the transit is brought
into requisition. But say, reader,
would »t not be good sport for Cur-
tis citizens to witness ti °®othei
towns having to move after they
have taught abojuteverybody that
this, tfrtvn was the onlv one that
would be ^ffljcted in that way.
The new. Pacific mail contract
is to be l$t in about two years and
if the Santa Fe is to .make the
ie\y n-.cvpTt will .have to com-1
#wnence action soon
wife ever Jemday. They were en
their way from New Mexico to
Indiana on a visit. This excellent
family once lived here and rti»r
a.?ain become residents of Curtis.
Our esteemed friend, Eli Rbb-
e -ts of the Quintea neighboruood.
made this office a call, Morfday.
Mr. Roberts is probably thelarg-
est fruit grower- in vhe countv ' last: i£
but he says fruit will <be scarce
this seaaen. with' tr.e-exception |
J. W. Hubberfcl'tme of the sub-
stantial farmers liv ng about six
miles southwest of Curtis was in j
town onedav last week and in-1
formed us how his locality made
good roads. He said the quarried
magnesia* of fwhich thbre is a
strata, a few; feet under ground
there, and put it onto the roads
in place of hay or c-lav. Where
the magnesia was put on thick
enough, it made as good roads as | Salts. 1 pourn
macadam and sufficient to hold up i Borax. 1
4he heaviest loads. The wear on! „
these roads were but little and ^,l lJh *
they gave si>lendid satisfaction. Quinine.
It might be well for other Iccal-
In addition to our regular Cash Bargains, we will give 25 cents
in trade (our choice) for every $1.00 cask purchase, for the period
of 80 days beginning with April 24th, 1911** •
We will meet all-legitimate competition in every thing v/e carry
r stock-. Also will order Farm machinery and repairs, and any
other goods not carried in stock at a very small profit. We ask vou
to rompare our prices with other Dealers in the same business. -
Your for Fair Dealing.
GEO: L CLARK.’
CLARK’S CASH HARDWARE:
SHELF. AND HEAVY HARDWARE,-.
Ito to ^mTno ttoo am,;.l-ond.„ Pur„!,, 1-2.11,.
even if no magnesia exists close,1 Susifrus Bark. 1 H).
iGc 1'eroxide of Hydrogen. 4 oz. 1 ••
j:)C Harlem Oil, 3 bottles ........... 25i
Glycerine and Rose Water, 10;
[Petroleum Jelly, large bottle tOc
1 Cathartic Pills, per dozen 0»;
luC (‘‘old Cream .........-.............— ^ci ‘
10c Breeden’s Blood Balm, $1 va u?
A Burglar’s Awful Deed
It Startled ,To® .World
YOL ARE INVITED.
To call and see my new line of
Spring & Summer samples which
1 have just received. These are
‘ ,; i,,,* v^.^nf wonder-! for the same amout of money,
may not paralyse a home so com-^ai.e,. > ■ i j now jiave the samples of alxiut
plctely as a mother’s lonfriUnese/ful cures have proven them true.. ji;i,|<iiwii T.nhriess_
CHAS. O .BAXTER;
2€RT.IB,50K LA. .
>tut Jr. King's New Life Pills
are a splendid remedy £nr vyomen,
"They gave me wounderfu) bens-
fit in constipation and female
trouble.” wrote Mrs. M. C. Dun-
lap, of Leadill. Tenn If ailing,
vry them. 25c at C. G. Baxter.
Bums, -Boils. Sc»ws; Sores. Cuts, ate., in stripes, ch< is. phuls.
Bruises. . Sprains. Svvellinas. | mixed and plain eolow. t.all and
Ecsema. Chapped hands. Fever, .-ee my samples^ ,s»buy,,nr.
Sore, and Piles. Onlv 26e ato, B»II (... Wm
c. G. Baxter. 1 ‘ ff '
A/.\ I—i. CZ Ir-? ~i~ ; -
ciilss work guararUF.*ifW
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The Curtis Courier. (Curtis, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 25, 1911, newspaper, May 25, 1911; Curtis, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc406233/m1/1/: accessed November 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.