The Manchester Journal. (Manchester, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 48, Ed. 1 Friday, April 30, 1915 Page: 2 of 4
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rh)e Manchester Journal
Qblished in the interests of Man-
chester and vicinity and for the
Publishers Profits if any there be.
E. A. WOOD, Editor.
WOOD & SON, Proprietors.
Published Every Friday at Manches-
ONE DOLLAR PER YE.\rT~
Entered in the Postoffice at Manches-
ter, Okla., as Second Class Mail
Local, each insertion, per line.....5c
Display, per inch, one month.....50c
Slight deviation will be made on
display rate under yearly contract
for more than four inches space. No
deviation from local rates.
We do not j mt Journals to give
away. They are for sale at 5c each,
A Ride And Some Crop.
Through courtesy of Slaughter k
Son the writer held down a cushion
in then car out to Joel Davis’ farm
some five miles west on the state
line, where he was having a sale.
Along the road we noticed some
corn up and quite a considerable
land not planted where it was flat
as the ground was too wet in places
for a lister to get through. Oats
were growing fine and most of the
fields covered the ground. Wheat
every where was booming, there
was no Hessian fly reported last
fall in that vicinity. The wheat on
W. O. Steward’s was about knee
high and some north of the Davis
section, was still taller. We have
never at this time of year, through
a residence of 42 years seen a bet-
ter prospect for a crop. Some of Mr.
Steward’s wheat last year made 36
bushels per acre, and if the season
keeps on as favorable as to this
date that record will be broken in
nearly all the fields as far as the
eye could reach. We came to the
conclusion that farmers should be
getting busy right now in engaging
their harvest help as it is going to
take many hundreds of out side
laborers to harvest and thresh this
great- crop that we are almost as-
sured of, and will surely get barring
hail storms or too wet weather
causing rust about the time the
wheat is ripening. Prices at the
sale seemed good to us, a span of
brood mares with mare mule colts
by their sides, brought nearly $500,
cows with young calves brought 70
to 82 dollars, the farm implements
mostly sold well. The day was one
of the hottest of the season and a
man felt more like hunting a shade
and a fan than standing out in the
hot sun and watching the auction-
eer’s collar melt down. The pro-
ceeds amounted to something over
$3,200. Mr. Davis has rented his
big farm to George Starks and the
Davis family will remove to Empor-
ia, Kansas, where they own anoth-
er farm. Harper county has many
good and prosperous farmers, but
it is a loss to the county when a
family like the one above mention-
ed moves away.
POOR BILLY SUNDAY.
Poor Billy Sunday is having his
own troubles. It seems that there
are people, who even though they
may believe that ‘‘the laborer is
worthy of his hire,” think that he
ought to tell his employers what he
does with the money they give him.
It is estimated that the evangelist
makes about $200,000 a year and
yet this immense sum does not
bring peace and serenity to the
plain-speaking preacher. Somebody
is always asking, not “where did
you get it?” But “what are you
doing with it? Sunday has hardly
left Philadelphia before another
former associate demands an ac-
counting. The dissatisfied party
this time is Francis Porter, a former
press agent for Sunday, who sends
to the newspapers a statement in
which he demands an accounting of
the $60,000 contributed by the
Philadelphians to the support of
the evangelist’s campaign there.
Porter declares there is a shortage
of more than $20,000, and says:
“The real truth of the situation is
that you (Sunday) are commercial-
izing the name of Jesus Christ,
boldly using his sacred name to ad-
vertise a money making business.”
“A decided disposition,” h i s
statement continues, “has been
shown (by the campaign commit-
tee) to avoid supplying the con-
tributors to this fund detailed in-
formation regarding its disburse-
Mrs. John Melcher is visiting the
family of tier son, John, at Coldwater,
Kansas. The family say: “We sure
miss Ma, when it comes to taking care
of the hundreds of chickens.” Later.
She came home Wednesday .
W. E Brett and R. E. Hite took the
latters gas tractor, hitched it to the
grader and gave S. Sixth St. a tine
dressing up from Main Street to the
south sine of town, From Main St.
N. Sixth St. is kept in fine condition
with the split log drag by Fred
The Spring High School class will
give their play, “The Merchant of
Venice Up to Date.” at the opera
house, Tuesday evening, May 4. This
y lay was so well received when they
presented it at the High school, that
the class was urged to present it here.
It is said to be a “Hummer” by those
who saw it before. 481t
George Walker's brother was over
from west of Wakita Sunday. He
says he is making good money milk-
ing ten cows and selling the milk to
the Gibbon cheese factory. In fact
his check for the milk from these cows
averages better than $85 per month
It appears to us that the investment
is not large and the returns are invit-
ing.—Jefferson Review. The above
refers to Herb Walker who lives in
Manchester twp. [ Ed. Journal ]
Mr. Meyer, father of Guy R. Meyer
soutneast of town and Bert, of An-
thony, died very suddenly the tirst of
the week from a paralytic stroke, and
was buried at Anthony Tuesday
Quite a number went up from here to
attend the funeral We were unable
to get an obituary, although two
parties promised to get and furnish
us with the data, but up to the time
we had to close our forms it had not
been sent in
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We have a complete line of men’s
and boys work clothing such as
Straw Hats, Felt Hats, Shoes,
Overalls, Jumpers, Shirts and
Suspenders. In fact anything
in the work clothes line.
A full line of Groceries and
Onion Sets, as long as they
last, per quart ...............
SIMMONS & RENEAU
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(Farm and Ranch-Holland’s Magz.)
Do you live in a rural commun-
ity? Is it several miles to the
nearest railroad point? And are
the roads to the market impassable
a part of the year?
The chances are your community
will never get a railroad, and the
distance to the nearest railroad
town may never be shortened. But
you and your neighbors can, by
working together, to all intents and
purposes put yourselves on the
railroad and still live where you
Build a good road to your rail-
road town—one that can be used
365 days in the year. The people
of the railroad town will help you.
Organize a company to operate a
motor truck for freight and an
automobile for passenger service
between your community and the
railroad town. Such a line will
cost little to install and little to op-
erate, compared with the cost of
building and operating a very ord-
inary branch line or interurban
A community-built road to mar-
ket would not be limited to freight
and passenger hauling for pay. Ev-
ery man. woman or'child in the
community could use it every day
in the year, in their own automo-
bile, wagon or buggy, or their own
horse, or on foot.
U. B. CHURCH.
Seven miles S.W. of Manchester.
Sunday school 10 a. m.
Preaching 11 a. m
Midweek Prayer Meeting each
week, 8, P. M
A. R. Kopp, Pastor
M. E. CHURCH.
By mutual agreement between
Rev. Weatherby and myself we
have arranged the following pro-
gram so that the services will not
conflict between the Congregation-
al and Methodist churches in Man-
1st Sunday, preaching at Man-
chester at 11 a. m , Gibbon at 8:30
2nd. Sunday, preaching at Gibbon
at 11 a. m.: Manchester at 8 ;30 p. m.
3rd. Sunday, preaching at Man-
chester at 11 a. m. and at Gibbon
at 8:30 p. m.
4th Sunday, preaching at 11a no.
and 8:30 p. m. at Pleasant View.
5th Sunday, will be equally divid-
ed between Manchester and Gibbon.
League Services at Manchester
every Sunday evening at 7:30.
Sunday school at 10 o’clock a. m.
at all three points.
Prayermeeting at Gibbon every
Wednesday evening and Union
Prayermeeting in Manchester every
John E. Kemper.
Methodist Quarterly Conference
The third quarterly conference of
the Manchester charge will be held
in Gibbon, Sunday and Monday,
May 10th. and 1 1th. Dr. Baker
will preach Sunday evening at 8:30
o’clock and will hold the business
of the conference Monday morning
following at 10:30 o’clock. We tru-
ly hope that all will be out to hear
the Doctor on Sunday evening and
that we may have all the official
members present at the business
session Monday morning.
John E. Kemper, Pastor.
11 irftt published In tbe MaiKhuster Journal
April 23, 191*.
Notice of Sale of Real Estate.
Noilce Is hereby given that in pursuance
nf an order of the county court of i he county
of Grant Niid i state of Oklahoma, mud*- on
the 15th day of April 1915 in the matter of
the estate of E. II Savely deceased, the un-
dersigned administrator of th» estate of said
deceased will sell at private sa'e to the high-
est bidder for cash subject to the confirma-
tion by said <*ourt on Saturday May s, 1H5
at I o'clock p. rn. in Medfo’d In said county
of Grant all the right, title. Interest and es-
tate of the said K H. wavely at the time of
his death aiyl a!l the right title ant Interest
that the said estate has by operation of law
or otherwise, acquired in and to that certain
parcei of land situated in the county of
Grant and state of Oklahoma described as
IjOI ten 10) in block twenty one (21) in
Manchester. Oklahoma, for cash In hard.
Bids must he in writing and may he left at
t he office of J. G. McKelvy attorney at. Law
In Medford, Oklahoma or may lie delivered
to the Adrninstrator personally at his resi-
dence in Mancheite-. Oklahoma or m t y be
tiled In the office of the County Judge at Med-
Dated this 15th day of April 1915,
C. W. Alley
Ity .1 G.MrKelvy his Attorney I
FOR SALE—Whippoorwill cow peas
for seed. Fred Dietz. 46-tf
Thoroughbred Du roc sows for sale
will farrow soou. Thos. Koehler. 482t
Don't forget when buying a washer
to get a Vacuum. They run light and
wash clean Badger Lumber Co. 44 tf
It is getting near tly time, so when
you want a good screen door get the
Flyless, Something new. Badger
Lumber Co. 44 tf
—At Manchester first Tuesday in
each month till Saturday noon. All
work absolutely guaranteed. Dr
McClurg, Dentist. 49-tf
For Sale—Sixty bushels Sumac cane
seed, quality guaranteed, at 75 cents.
L H.Sohnker, Route 1. Manchester
For Sale—A good refrigerator,
guaranteed sound in “Wind and
Limb.” Earl V, Smith, Manchester.
We have two of the best oil stoves
on the market—the New Monarch
and Florence wickless. Will guaran-
tee them to give satisfaction. Badger
Lumber Co. 44-tf
FOR SALE—A 10 roomed rooming
house, good new small barn. 100 foot
front, close in. On account of poor
health will sell worth the money. G.
W Buckley, Manchester, Ok. 47-tf
—FARMERS, don’t forget that we
want your grain. WTe have taken
charge of the Farmers elevator, and
are in the market for all the wheat
and other grain you have for sale.
We pay the top prices, and guarantee
honest weights and tests, Give us a
trial. Deer Creek Elevator Co — 20tf
BUSY BEE RESTAURANT.
HERE, and here to stay. Come
in and get acquainted and get a
good meal for 25c. C. N. Helms.-27tf
I have one of the cheapest and best
lines ever shown here, and would be
pleased to call anywhere and show
samples. Paper hanging a specialty.
Ole Daniels, Manchester, Okla. 35-t
Seed corn; we have Kansas Sun-
flower, a yellow corn, white Pearl and
Boone county white. All guaranteed
to germinate Geo. W. Morris. 44-tf
A tirst class blacksmith shop and
tools for sale all up to date machinery
and tools required to do the work.
A good money making business, will
sell at a bargain. Call or phone T. E.
Buckles, Manchester, Okla. 44-tf
A. L. Hamilton
Physician and Surgeon
Office over Citizens Bank,
Trips to country by Automobile
Auto livery and feed barn.
Trips made anywhere.
MANCHESTER LODGE NO 24
A. F. & A. M.
meets l«t *nd 3rd Thursday
nlRhts In each month.
W. T. HUDSON. W. M. J. N. SMITH Sec.
No. 91, I. O. O, P.
Meets evpry Tuesday
nlRht In Odd Fellows
hall Visiting brothers
P. W. BAILEY, N. G., K. V. SMITH, SeCy
1 E. H. BREEDEN
| MEDFORD, OKLA- I
J. W SMITH
Law, Real Estate, Loans, In
surance and Collections.
Runaw ays and Smashups.
Don’t have them, bring your
colts to me and I will train
them so they will be quiet and
gentle, a horse never forgets its
early training, be it good or bad.
S. A. PIERCE
..J. B. DRENNAN..
About 200 bushels of Sumac cane
seed, at 75 cents per bushel. M F.
Rife, Manchester. 471 f
Tiie W. W W of the Christian
church will serve ice cream and cake
at the Star restaurant Satrrday after-
noon and evening. 48 it,
“Methodist Hospital Egg Day’”
The Methodist Hospital at Guth-
rie has set aside the first Sunday in
May as Hospital Egg Day. As a
great deal of free work is done, it is
necessary that the Church do all
they can to help meet the extra ex-
By the institution of the Hospital
Day each one can help without
much expense to the individual,
but when all help a little it makes
quite a little sum. all told.
The plan is that those who have
chickens save all the eggs they can
«pare this week, bring them to the
Methodist church Saturday after-
noon or Sunday morning to Sunday
school, where thpre will be cases to
receive them, a'so some one to
keep account of the number of eggs
each one brings together with their
address. And 41II those bringing
twenty five cents worth of eggs and
over may recipve the “Hospital
record” for a year and one of Miss
Doeblers latest, songs set to music
by Mrs. Florence Horton, a pastor’s
wife. One charge last year sent in
twelve dozen cases of eggs. One
old man who was not a Christian
contributed over thirty dozen eggs
on another charge.
We will gladly recieve contribu-
tions from any one who wish to
help. The classes at Pleasant View
I and Gibbon will keep account of j
the eggs collected at those places, j
The name of the class donating the!
[ largest amount of eggs, arid also |
j the names of the individual from
each class who donates the largest ^
amount of eggs will be published
the following week.
Let us make this the banner
l charge in the collection of eggs.
Mrs. J. E. Kemper.
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J. W. MALLORY
at Citizens State Bank, will re-
ceive all watch and jewelry re-
pairing left with him, and give
prompt and careful attention.
All work returned to him for
collection charges. All work
F. E. P1RTLE & CO..
Jewelers and Music Dealers,
From the Old Re-
to Suit all.
1V1. J. ROACH, Agt
Manchester, - Okluiuun 1
munt skvs**- a
When you have any watch
or jewelry repairing that you
want done right, leave it at
Madden-Feely drug store. All
work guaranteed by
F. W. Olmstead
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