The Manchester Journal. (Manchester, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, September 4, 1908 Page: 4 of 4
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A. H. T. A. MEETING.
A very Important meeting of the
A. H. T. A. at Manchester will be
held at the hall on Friday night,
Sept. 4. It is the regular annual
election meeting, also election of
delegates to Grand Lodge.
It matters not whether your dues
are paid or not, we want you to be
present at this meeting* and without
Petty thieving of various kinds is
being carried on, and at this meeting
we want to take some decisi ve steps
towards putting a stop to it.
J. M. Simmons, Pres.
W. T. Clark, Sec’y.
—H. W. Reneau has had his res
idence repainted adding much to it’s
apparance, Mr. Reneau believes in
keeping thing in good shape.
—Dr. John Leisure of Watonga
Okla. was here a few days this week
visiting our Dr. and others relatives.
—Dutlstry InManchester next Mon-
day, Tuesday and Wednesday.
s —Mr. Hopkins a son- in- law of J.
A. Fulkerson is here on a visit.
—The Lake View Conservatory of
Music will begin its first term Friday,
Sept. 11, 19o8. A Three Hundred
Dollar Piano given away in contest
last day of scholastic year, May 27,
1909. For Information, address
Mbs. W. T.Hodson,
Miss Anna Mybtlb Smith,
—Dr. J Harry Gay, the expert eye
sight specialist, will be InManchester
at the hotel Saturday^ a. m. Sept 12th
and will examine your eyes free of
charge untill 4 p. m.same date. Office
will close at 4 p. m. sharp no matter
how many waiting.
THE MANCHESTER JOURNAL
FRIDAY, SEP. 4 1608
THE LOCAL MARKET.
GET YOUR HAY BAILED
We will bail your hay for
$125 per ton, phone’ or write us.
Daventort & SmrsON,
I THE SUIT WE MAKE FOR i
9 YOU Wil l SFT YOU WONDER- T
YOU WILL SET YOU WONDER-
ING WHY YOU HAVE BEEN
PAYING OTHER TAILORS
Hundreds of neat, bright new fall goods to show you. Come
in now and order a Royal Tailor suit and get the legal guarantee
that every garment will hold It* style and fit until worn out.
EIGHTEEN DOLLARS AND UP
J. W. MALLORY.
MANCHESTER, ■ ■ - OKLAHOMA
Always carry a complete stock
of lumber, hardware, coal and
everything In building material.
We are closing out our line of
specialties. Call and get prices.
| NEW STORE AND BAKERY. |
COBBJOOTED KACH THURSDAY MORNING
Fat hog3, per owt..........................*5.00
Wheat, per lu.No. 2.._.....................80
Corn, per bu.......................................49
Oats, per bu........*........ 50
Prairie hay, per ton............*4.00 to 5.00
Potatoes, per bu ...... 11-00
Eggs, per dozen.........................-.........15
Country Butter, per it.........................18
Regular services at the Congregational
Church, Manchester, Okla., every Sunday—
Onion Sunday School 10 a. m.
Preaching 11 »• m,
Christian Endeavor 6:30 p, m.
Sermon T:30 p. tn.
tdweek services Wednesday night
G. B. Collins, Pastor.
ffc 1 have opened a stock of staple groceries on the north side of
^ Main street in Manchester, opposite the hotel, and have also
installed a first-class oven for baking bread, pies, cakes,
cookies, ect. We have fresh bread every day.
Evaporated Apples, 4 pounds for 25 cents.
MR Appricots, 2 pounds for 25 cents.
9 Prum’s 3 pounds for 25 cents.
fj' Good coffee. 2 pounds for 25 cents.
9 Crackers, 4 pounds for 25 cents.
H. P. WHITE
Go To The
For a good meal or
SINGLETON & WEISS, Proprietors.
J MANCHESTER, - OKLAHOMA
Q FUNERAL DIRECTOR.
- Better see Lydick for wagons.
—See H. W. Reneau for farm loans.
—Lydick has a red hot price on
—J. Harry Gray will soon be in
—Ideal feed mills for sale at J. J.
Costa’s, Anthony, Kansas.
—For school supplies go to Madden-
Nally Drug Co.
—Attend Medford’s Carnivel, Sept.
10,11 and 12.
—J. W. Smith is out on the farm
this week thrashing his alfalfa.
—Mrs. J. Iloppe is having her house
—Miss Maude Feely and - Lena
Reneau visited at Anthony over Sun-
—Buy your coal oil at 9 cents and
gasoline at 15, of Mrs. Tom Bbyers,
—Look out for add In next issue, of
J. N. Johnson and son, fine stock
sale on Sept 19.
—Joe wood was taken quite sick a
Tew weeks ago and came to town to
be looked after by a local physician.
—Prof. W. T. Clark returned Wed-
nesday from Denver Col., to be ready
for school next Monday morning.
—Mrs. S. Galladay returned home
from Indiana bringing with her two
of her nieces, who will make their
—Cobs for sale, 50 cents a load, at
the farm three miles west and one*
half mile north of Manchester.
F. W. Eggkrman.
—J. A. Fulkerson took the editor
of the Journal a ride in his Auto to
Bluff City Monday night, He has a
fine running Reo car and keep3 It in
—Our neighbor town of Waldron
voted solidly for incorporation last
Tuesday, and is now a city of the
—We are requested to say that those
wanting sleeping accommodations in
Manchester can get nice clean beds at
all times at the Pickens home.
—I f you want to borrow money on
your farm, at lowest rate of interest
and on long time, call at J. W.
Smith’s office, Manchester .32tf
—The best acrobats, novelty mu-
sicians and contortionists that money
can buy, will show free at Medford’s
Carnival Sept. 10, 11 and 12.
Miss Lillian Gray is going to form
a class in china painting. Any one
wishing to take lessons apply or phone,
Orders for Christmas must be in by
Oct. 1st. 14*2
—People who attend the Hutchin-
son fair always want to go again.
This fair gets better and bigger every
year, and this year it will surpass all
former occasions. The dates are
September 14—19 Inclusive. If you
want particulars concerning the fair,
write to the secretary, A. L. Sponsler,
—J. W. Vest of Pond Creek, a
pioneer citizen of Grant county, died
very suddenly at his home on Aug. 27.
The Vidette last week in mentioning
Mr. Vest’s death said: “The cause
of his demise was inflamatlon of the
bowels supposed to have been caused
from sw'allowing a fish bone one day
last week. He commenced complain-
ing last Thursday, but didn’t take to
his bed until Friday, when Dr. Thom-
as was cal led and, after examination,
decided that there was an infiamation
of the stomach and treatment
for 'this trouble seemed to have
desirable results. It was at first
thought that he would recover but
Tuesday he commenced to get worse,
and last evening the attending physi-
cians gave up hope of his recovery
The end came this morning shortly
after midnight. Mr. Vest was one of
the pioneers of the county, having
made the race into the Strip and se
cured a homestead south of Nashville
which he owned up to the time of his
death. Later he,came to Pond Creek
and bought property, and he and his
wife have since made this their home.
He leaves a wife and a number of
children to mourn his death. W. T.
Vest, a son, is one of the prominent
merchants of town, and lie and R. W.
Vest, another son, of Pretty Prairie,
—A. party composed of J. J- War-
nock and family, Wm. Watkins and
family, and Dr. G. J. Roach spend
several days at Drury Kansas fishing
and haviug a good time.
-Mrs. Mattie Weiss of the Stai
Restaurant is having a serious time
with a felon on one of her fingers,
which is thought to be getting some
—Medford has never yet disappoin-
ted her Carnival gusests. Take a day
off and enjoy the best-free attractions
offered in the west, Sept. 10, 11 and
Dr.Erdman. Wakita’s Dentist, has
returned. If you want dental work
done that gives satisfaction—call at
his Wakita office. Make an appoint-
ment by phone 62.
Reo Automobiles are made in three
styles—Touring Car, Roadster and
Runabout. The cut above shows the
Roadster, one of the swiftest, most
durable, easiest riding and cheapest,
machines, all things considered, that
Is on the market today. The Roadster
has an emergency seat behind, a
pretty box when doubled up, but it
opens up a cushioned seat and four
people can ride as well as two.
In the Reo Touring Car, where
you want to take the whol6 family,
there is nothing that beats them.
There are five of these cars in daily
use in Manchester, and they do their
work to perfection.
. Again, these cars are within the
reach of most people in this part of
the country. It is a mistaken idea
that people must be rich to own and
operate an automobile. You brought
no wealth with you when you came to
this world, and you cannot take any
away. When it comes to operating
and caring for one of these machines,
I would rather have the skill of an
experienced farmer, as a general rule,
Mian that of the business man in town,
and there is no reason whatever why
many our farmers should own automo-
biles. A large per cent of r.hem could
own autos if they only thought so,
and their heads are level enough to
run them. To get the best results
and the longest life, they require the
same care that any other machine re-
quires, and properly cared for and
properly used they will last for years.
I have taken the agency at Manch-
ester for these, and other makes of
cars (though 1 consider the Reo super-
ior to any other make) and will make
theclosest possible price to any and all
who contemplate buying.
J. M. Simmons.
iGOMING TO MANCHESTER *
$ J. Harry Gay the well known
S Ophthalmic Optician and eye sight
£ specialist Mill again be in Manches-
2 ter, Saturday Sept., I2th from 8 a.
£ m. to 4 p. m.
A WONDERFUF COSMETIC 0
* Instead of a frown the forehead becomes smooth and the little
wrinkles around the eyes disappear as if by magic. Here it is in a ^
nutshell: The glasses focus rays of light to the correct position on ^
the retina: there Is no longer any eye strain to mantalu perIe9c'
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If* the retina; there is no longer any eye strain to mantain P«r*^ &
9 vision. Your headache stops aud you feel better all over, reopie w
jte tell me this every day. They have had a trial of my work psany 9
X years. Come and talk it over. No charge for consultation or eye ^
9 examination. ^
2 1 'near sfri-The^glasses you fitted to my eyes four years ago have
9 given complete satisfaction. When I called on you my eyes jh
9 in a terrible condition. They were so badly iDllamed 1 naa neen V
obliged to stay in a dark room for days at a time; my suffering was 9
9 intense. I had spent over five hundred dollars on my eyes, ra*^**
9 state your special ground lenses have relieved the pain, ana 1 nave ^
jto not lost a day with my eyes for four years. 9
W? i am your friend, Ernest Lemon. x
Speclul to the Journal.
Kansas City Stock Yards, Aug 31.
Cattle receipts last week were 73,-
000 head, including 11,000 calves, and
the market held up good. Corn fed
cattle are even more scarce than
formerly, and are selling 35 to 40
cents higher than two weeks ago,
while grass steers and cows met a
good demand and sold steady to a
little lower In some cases. The sup-
ply today is 33,000 head, Including
2000 calves, market strong on steers,
top $7.25, steady to 10 lower on cows,
and 25 cents higher on calves, stockers
and feeders steady. The run of
quarantines is slacking up, and they
will cut less figure in the competi-
tion from now on. Colorado, the Pan-
handle country and New (Mexico are
shipping freely and the offering con-
tain an increasing proportion of
stockers and feeders. Astute traders
assert that feeding operations will be
restricted this year by high priced
corn, and packers are said to believe
there will be a shortage of fed cattle
early in the winter, which will have
its influence in a better reception to
range offerings right along, in an
effort to forestall an extravagant
range of prices on fed natives. Fed
steers bring from $5 75 to$7.35, grass
steers $4.25 to $5 00 yearlings and
heifers in good demand, up to 96.40,
grass cows and heifers a shade easier
tfian last week, at 92 80 to $3,60, can-
ners $2.25 to 92 75 bulls 92 35 to 93 50,
top veals today 96.75 heavier calves
94 00 to 95 00. Stockers and feeders
are selling freely on a basis 50 cents
per cwt. below a years age, stockers
93.00 to $4 40, feeders 93 75 to 94.75
nog runs are moderate, and prices
are advancing last few days. Supply
today Is 3000 head, market 5 to 10
higher, top 96.92 4 bulk 96 55 to 99.85.
Packers do not pay the price freely,
contending that provisions market is
inbad shape, but the light runs are
forcing prices up, although total re-
ceipts for August show a gain here of
26.000 head, or 16 per cent over same
month a year ago. More trashy stuff
has been included this year in August
than last, which may tell In the re-
SD Dr. J. Harry Gay.
Dear sir:—Words cannot express my Kiauii/uuc *w, j—■
2? done for me. My eyes had been crossed since age five. > ou ritcea
9 me with glasses nearly two years ago. Today myyes ag 11 c.
Dear sfr: - Words cannot express my gratitude for what you have
*ma Mti noAo tmrl Kaaii ornccorl ciflflA fltfft tlYTft. 1 OU 11 UVvG JKjk
W When the sight fails and a dimness, slow out iure, is liuuiub w ^
9 your eyes, you will then remember the truthfulness of this state-
j#*. ment. It is not what you see, but how much eye effort you are us- 9
9 jog to see. Don’t wait until the delicate eye machinery is broken
9 down, but come to-day and have free examination of your eyes, w
jtte Eye sight is priceleless; save it to-day for to-morrow. 9
vrrwTT T\r\ MAT CL"'L' jjfla.
A YOU DO MOT SEE gt
X with the eye but with the brain. The image is focused on the X
9 aetina, or end of the optic nerve; and the impression carried to tne w
brain—then, and not until then, are we made aware of our 9
X surroundings. This statement answers a score of questions, viz: X
9 Why are poople nervous? Why do children wear glasses? Answer, W
9 When the eye is defective it affects the brain, and the brain con-
X trols the body.
9 IN THE LAST TWENTY YEAR’S
tM I have, with ground lenses, preveuted millions of headaches, re-
j£l stored thousands who were nervous wrecks; some bordering on
WW insanity, someon the line, Many thousand children have attained
their education with my aid, in fact, the people and myself have w
been satisfied with my work. My experience has been gained by ££
constant study and by carefully watching the result of each case
ent rusted to me. _
* CONSULTATION & EXAMINATION
♦ cane or corn you have to sell, at highest market ♦
♦ price. Phone in office. Call us up. ♦
♦ MANCHESTER GRAIN & FUEL CO.,
♦ A. E. DEERE, MANAGER.
GENERAL GRAIN BUSINESS. ♦
Milling Wheat a Speciality. 9
We are also in the market for all the kafir corn 9
*:*i*:*i* * i*:*:*:*
LUMBER & COAL GO.
Headquarters for Lumber, Lath,
Shingle, Doors and Hardware. We
also handle the Rock Island Plow
Company’s plows, Buggies and Wa-
gons. See our new hay loader, over
80,000 in actual use.
Kan., were the only children present | ceipts later in the fall.
at the bedside before death claimed I J. A. Rick art,
the deceased. * I..8. Correspondent.
LEE DUNHAM, AGENT.
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