The Manchester Journal. (Manchester, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 27, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 6, 1911 Page: 2 of 4
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Licensed by the State Board of
Consultation and eye examination
Let me help you see as you used
to see, possibly as you never saw
..J. B. DRENNAN.
A. L. Hamilton
Physician and Surgeon
Office over Citizens Bank.
J. W SMITH
law, Real Estate, Loans, In
surance and Collections.
J. C. CLAFLIN
Leave orders with The
Badger Lumber Co.
' lanchester, Okla.
Dr. C. 0. Carpenter
Is here from Medford and has
an office in the Fenton rooming
house. Dr. Carpenter is known
all over this county for the cures
he has made. The only cure for
chronic diseases. Cures all
headaches, nervousness, rheuma-
tism, kidney trouble and every
other disease of the body. Come
while you have the chance.
IHE MANCHESTER JOURNAL
L. K. THOMAS, Editorand Prop’r
'-ublished Every Friday at Manchester.
ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR.
Entered at Manchester. Okla., Postofflce as
Second-Olass Mall Matter.
MUST HAVE BEEN DRUNK
Seemed Only Plausible Explanation
of Conduct of Man on New
At Matawan the New York bound
train, pretty well filled with passen-
gers, took on a number more, among
them a family of eight—stout mother,
stout aunt and six children. The chil-
dren ranged in age from a baby in
arms to a youngster of eight or nine
years. There were few vacant seats
in the car into which this family
party trailed, and the stout mother,
with her youngest In her arms, and
the stout aunt, carrying a large bun-
dle, managed to squeeze into two un-
occupied places, leaving the children
to shift for themselves.
Along toward the middle of the car
sat a small, shabby, kind-faced man
who, observing that the five children
were standing about unsteadily in the
car aisle, arose smilingly and went
to their rescue. With much difficulty
he succeeded in finding scats for the
youngsters, giving up his own place
to two of them and standing in the
“Funny about that man takin’ so
much trouble gettin’ the children
seats," observed tbo stout mother to
the stout aunt.
“Yes," was the reply; ‘‘I’ve been
looking at him. I guess he must be
T* 6096 NEWS WE PROMISED
A Two-Weeks sale of Furniture, Rugs and Furnishings
This Sale Began Nov. 30th and Continues two weeks
Having purchased the big stock of Blake Brothers, we inaugurate this sale as our
Christmas present to the people of Harper county. Read every one of these prices.
10 per cent off Prices on all Brass and Iron Beds
.ocal, each insertion, per line.................5c
Msplay, per Inch, one month....................50c
Slight deviation will be made on display
ate under yearly contract for more than 4
nches space. No deviation on local rate.
We do not print .fournals to give away
1 hey are for sale at 5 cents per copy.
Subscription and Renewals to
LADIES HOME J0URN4L
Saturday Evening Post
i I -eived at this office. Two of
| j erica’s foremost publica-
f i u<s, and should be in every
| I Miniates & Plans Furnished |
1 ianchester, Okla.
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OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1912.
After all these years the su-
preme court has discovered that the
big railway system built up by
Roosevelt’s “practical” man, Har-
riman, is a trust. The wisdom of
our supreme court is to be com-
HOW THEY DO IN RUSSIA
Sixty-Seven Persons Are Tried Behind
Closed Doors and Given
"They do things in a strange way
in Russia," says a letter in the Rus-
sische Korrespondenz from a corre-
spondent in Warsaw, "llehind closed
doors sixty-seven members of the
Polisli Socialist party were tried.
After a session of ten days it be-
came known that ten of the accused
■were dismissed, twenty-five of the re-
maining fifty-seven were sentenced
to deportation and prison sentences
were pronounced against the remain-
ing thirty-two in terms ranging from
seventeen years to two years eight
months. In all, 279 years of prison
service was dealt out, to say nothing
of the twenty-five unfortunates who
were deported. And all this behind
Send model. Hketches or photos and bi
ascription, for FREE SEARCH and report
P■•■♦ntability. M y^ars experience.
, dead t-cent stamp for NEW BOOKLET.
I tu 1 of patent information, it will help you to
n. SWIFT & CO
, PATIMT LAWYERS,
Seventh St., Washington,
AT FACTORY PRICES
j 3'* Days Free Trial-Easy Terms
m such well-known makes as KIM*
y I LI,. WEBBER, IVERS & POND,
A L:: -H A LANE. SMITH A BARNES,
X i -E FKENOH. KOHLER &OAMP-
2 I--.I.L. PACKARD. LEYHE und
J H HAEFFER Pianoa, KIMBALL
0 iOANS. and the Lomus 8TKI.N-
V Y. WEBER. HTYVESANT.
V HEELOOK, STROUD and STECK
1 \NOLA PIANOS. Terms cf ft5J
p-.C u:>. monthly. Write us today.
Leyhe Piano Co.
1201 Elm Street
Largest piano concern In Texas ^
j null i a a a »
—Warrant books, embracing the
new form required by law, are for
sale i.t this office. Will be pleased to
have school district officials get their
auppllM here. 14-tf
Some years ago Carnegie set aside
a fund to be used for pensioning
college professors, and last week the
Wakita Herald says ‘ there are not
many men that would accept a pen-
non from Carnegie, wnom the people
would want for president. Imagine
Roosevelt or Taft accepting such a
pension ” We do not know that. Wil-
son has accepted such pension. Nei
ther do we know that it is worse to
accept money from Carnegie
than it is to accept it from Rocke-
feller, Morgan and the steel trust
bunch. But we do believe that if
Wilson has taken any pension there
will be a public record of it, and it
will not be Decessary to have a con-
gressional committee, endowed wirh
plenary power, to find the record.
—Miss Ethel Collins, who lives with
her parents. Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Col-
| lins southeast of town, met with a
very painful accident last Friday
night. She was returning from a
[social, given in the neighborhood,
when the horse she was driving took
fright and ran away. Miss Collins
was thrown from the buggy and sus-
tained a dislocation of her arm, as
well as the fracturing of one of the
larger bones of the arm. Dr. Hamil-
Iton, of this city, was called and
treated the injured arm. At this
writing the young lady is reported
as getting along nicely, and as being
very thankful that her injuries were
| no more serious.
—Agent Meffert now has the new
I Santa Fe time card which goes into
effect Sunday, December 8th. The
only change from the card now in
effect is that the Sunday train will
run through to Hutchinson instead
of only to Anthony, and that the
evening train north will leave Man-
chester at 5:15 rather than at 4:38 as
heretofore. This change in the time
Of the evening train will effect the
week day as well as the Sunday train
—M. F. Rife returned home Sunday
from Wichita, where he had bten
Britain's Strange Sect.
The Jezreelites of Gillingham, In
Kent, England, have once more been
brought prominently before the pub-
lic in the old country. The founder
of thir strange sect, which is but little
known In these days, was a certain
James White, a private in the Six-
teenth regiment, who, on his conver-
sion, took the names of "James Jer-
shorn Jezreel." White gathered en-
thusiasts round him and, like the
early Christians, the Jezreelites had
all things in common. It was a prin-
ciple of the sect that its members
were the first portion of the 144,000,
twice told, who shall receive Christ
when he appears to reign on earth.
Shortly after the foundation of the
sect, “Jezreel" and his followers com-
menced to build a huge temple, in-
tended to hold 20.000 people, near
Chatham. “Jezreel" died in 1885, and
the work was never completed, but
the temple—tenantless and bare—sur-
vives today as a memento of one of
the maddest of modern dreams.
Lot Chiffoniers, No. 90,
worth 25.00. sale price..
Lot dressers No. 103, oak
worth 12.50. sale price.
Lot full quartered oak side boards No. 679
regular price 37.50 PA
One lot extension tables, full quartered oak.
6 feet. No. 200 1-2 r
worth 7.50. sale price________
Buffets, quarter oak, No. 47
worth 37.50, sale price____
Buffets, imitation oak, No. 5010
worth 22.50, sale price.....
Birdseye maple dressers, 1177
worth 25,00, sale price____
China closets, quartered oak Cl'A A A
worth 25.00, sale price____
8 foot tables, quartered oak
worth 8.50, sale price____
One lot oak extension dining tables,
worth 10.00, 8 foot worth
12.00, sale prices 8.00 and.
Oak dressers, No. 914
worth 12.50, sale price____
Dressers, extra value, No. 733
worth 17.50, sale price____
Birdseye maple dressers, 1576
worth 22.50, sale price____
A lot of rockers, regular pricer. F AA
2.50 to 7.50, sale prices 1.50 to
China closets, quartered oak. 124
regular price 24.00, sale price
Lot full quartered oak sideboards'!^ Ffi
worth 47.50, sale price______til • DU
Chiffoniers, No. 24
worth 24.00. sale price____
Birdseye maple dressers, 1176
worth 25.00, sale price____
Dining chairs, per set / AA
regular price 7.50, sale price.-OeUU
One combination china closet and buffet,
No. 502 1-2, regular price J J A A
47.00, sale price__________tlT-*UU
One same as above, quarter oak A A A
worth 25.00, sale price_____,ftU«UU
One as above, quarter oak j F AA
worth 55.00, sale price_____tD*UU
Axminster rugs, 9x12 4 / PA
worth 20.00, sale price.....\ QCDU
One lot tapestry Brussel rugs, 9x12, worth
12.50 to 18.50 | p aa
sale price 9.50 to..........J D»UU
20 per cent off on all 5-leg dining tables
5 per cent off on all kitchen cabinets. We
have the Springfield line. None better.
Wanted It Anyhow.
There recently sought the services
of a dentist a quaint young Swede,
who, at the urgent insistence of his
newly-acquired wife, came to “get bis
There were a number of teeth too
far gone to be filled. Accordingly,
these were extracted, and then the
dentist made an appointment with
the Swede for further sittings, when
the filling would be done. Instead of
leaving the office Olaf hung about
“Is there something more you
want done?" finally asked the dentist.
“Veil. I dunno,” said Olaf. looking
doubtfully at the ceiling. "I tank may-
be I like leedie gas. My meesis tole
me I hov to tak some for my toots.
Kef she don’ hort too moch I tank
maybe I better hov about twanty-11'
"Humbug" Spreading Out.
"Once upon a time." writes an
American woman from Munich, “the
humbug was looked upon as a strictly
American product. With its habitat in
the land of Uncle Sam, the echo of
Its ‘hum' might sometimes reach be-
yond the sea, but the bug itself, It
was supposed, could never live and
thrive except in the country which
had produced the wooden nutmeg. Car-
diff giant and the army of worthless
mine promoters. But the humbug has
become an institution in Germany,
and some American tourists who
climb mountains Incautiously will rea-
lize the fact when the edelweiss
which they took home as proof of
their deeds la discovered to be a
sham, made in thla city, with Intent
MENNfl & FILLER
Successors to Blake Brothers, Anthony, Kansas
» S.H0RT ORDER AT ANY HOUR.
^ PIES, CAKE and LEMONADE-OYSTERS in seasjn.
♦ We also have a full line of Candies, Cigars, Tobacco
X Melons, Bananas, Oranges and Lemons.
CALL and see us when you want a QUICK LUNCH.
From The Gibbon Flyer
John Armour and wife, of Ed-
mund, are v:siting friends near
here and at Anthony.
Wm. Watkins and wife and Ira
Watkins and wile, of Mancluster,
were in Gibbon Sunday afternoon.
—Wesley B. Smith, who has
recently entered the ministry, was
in town a few days ago and in-
formed the writer that he has been
assigned to Morrison, Oklahoma,
where he will move in a short time.
Mr. Smith and wife are well known
in the northwest part of the county
and about Sand Creek, and their
many friends wish them well and
success in his new calling.
Every thing Ciean and Up-To-Date.
T. B. JOLLY,
Most persons know the story that
Is told of Cleopatra to illustrate her
luxurious habits of living—that she
dissolved in her wine a precious pearl.
No one seems yet to have questioned
what must have been the effect upon
the drink, but scientists scoff at the
possibility of such solution.
The fact is pearls are not soluble
In wine. The most powerful vinegar
affects them slowly, and never en-
tirely dissolves them, for the organic
matter remains behind, In the shape
of a spongy mass that is larger than
the original pearl.
—J. M. Simmons returned from
Kansas City the latter part of last
week and said he was more than
pleased with the sale of his two cars
of cattle, which sold for 18 75 per cwt.
and netted $115,83 for each steer in
the shipment of 38 head-a total of
$4,401.70 net for the two car loads.
The sale weight of these cattle was
1IJ57, but as 'y were the tops of his
bunch, Mr. Simmons says it would
be impossible to estimate their
average daily gain during the 74 days
they were on feed. The net profit on
thlsshipmnt must have been close
to #30 per head, which is certainly
“going some'' in the cattle feeding
busings. He bad left in the lot five
car loads, all of which were loaded
Tuesday morning and he left for Kans-
sas City with them. When his feed
lot is cleaned up he has promised us
another article for the Journal on
the feeding of ensilage to beef cattle,
in which the actual daily gain for
each animal will be brought cut, to-
gether with the amount o( ensilage,
htj, corn and cotton seed meal con-
OUR FARM LOANS \
Are made direct to the company that holds, thus saving 9
extra transfers on records and abstracts. Small commis- 9
sions. Annual interest, I write my own mortgages and
pay out at time mortgage is signed.
J. H. FUSS, MEDFORD, OKLA.
Also agent for HARLEY-DAVIDSON Motorcycle
♦ <$><>♦♦ #<
~ RED BALL FLOUR " *
—Mrs. E. Cordray and son, Will,
returned last Friday from Missouri,
where they have been visiting rela-
tives the past two months
—Miss Emma Munsey spent
Thanksgiving with home folks at
is guaranteed to be
more uniform, clear-
er and easier to bake with than any flour on the market.
We exchange Red Ball Flour for wheat, corn and
Our breakfast food, entire wheat flour and corn
meal are of the best. We guarantee every product we
Mansteter Mill & Elev. bo.
— Mrs, T. E Buckles visited over
Sunday with Mrs. Ross Helms, at
Danville, Kansas. She says Ro.vs
likes that town pretty well and Is do-
ing well in his business, but we look
for him to come back to Manchester.
They all do, event ally.
-Mrs Danford Fling, of Anthony,
is vitiling her mother, Mrs Sherman
-Quality Is the first consideration
—the next is price. "Red Ball’’ flour
delivers the goods. One sack will
oouvinoe you. 41*tf Adv
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