Elk City News-Democrat (Elk City, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 49, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 7, 1921 Page: 3 of 12
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ELK CITY NEWS-DEMOCRAT THURSDAY. MARCH 31, 1921
EVERY DAY BARGAINS
' as found at the
we STORE wnti THE OtCHT9000 i
Bargains for every day in the week and every week in the month, is our slogan
for April. By careful planning and buying we have provided for your Spring needs
at prices that mean economy for you. Through the entire store you will find Bargains
that will delight you. If you do all y<?ur shopping her you will note the saving.
This offering embraces
a liberal quantity of
pretty Ginghams uf
first quality, bought
at a bargain in 10 to
20 yard lengths. You
get the benefit of the
saving, buy your needs
at yard, only_____19c
Be& Chevoits, 19 Cents a Yard
Solid and stripe patterns, medium and dark
shades, excellent quality. Buy this for men’s
shirts, boys shirts and blouses, etc. yard___19c
Be£t Grade of Calico, 15 Cents a Yard.
Light and dark shades in best standard qualities.
Women’s and childrens dresses can be made
economically from this at__________15c Yard
Staple Check Gingham, 15 Cents Yard
Full standard width and quality, fast colors, ex-
cellent for aprons, etc., Special value at yard 15c
Children’s Dresses, 98 Cents
Sizes 4 to 8 years, made of very good quality
Ginghams, in plaids, medium dark shades. Very
special at, each_________________________98c
Petticoats for $1.98
--of Cotton Taffeta in pretty assortment of colors.
A bargain worthy of your prompt attention
’NATIONAL” Human Hair Nett, all colors,
come packed six in box for_____________85c
A Bargain ex-
sta r c h 1 e s s,
18x36 inches, hemmed, bleached, double stitch,
firmly woven to stand the wearing test, each 39c
ELK CITY NEWS-DEMOCRAT
Published Each Thursday
Entered as second class mail matte)
at the Postoffice at Elk City, Okla
noma, under the Act of Congress o,
March, 3rd, 1879.
Huck Towels for 25 Cents
18x36 inchs, red border
Black Silk Hose
rich lustrious black,
seam in back, reinforc-
ed heels and toes.
Special at per pair
Cotton Lisle Hose
50 Cents a Pair.
Nota-Seme q u.a 1 i t y.
Black or white, a good
looking Hose that will
WOMEN’S UNIONS, Munsingwear, blea-ched,
yoke or bodice top, silk shell trim, knee length,
regular sizes____ _______ $1.25
WOMEN'S MUNSIN UNIONS, very fine knit,
bleached or pink, yoke or bodice top, silk shell
trim, knee length.
Regular sizes- f,
Out sizes $1 75
MUSLIN GOWNS, low neck, short sleeves, neck
finished in embroidery, made of soft finished
Muslin, each____ ____ $i.i»
MADAM GRACE CORSETS, a close out to re-
duce Corset stock. This is a worthy offering.
Materials are plain pink batiste, most all sizes
are here. Very specially priced at $398
JUST RECEIVED, Gossard Corsets in pink or
white, plain or brocade materials Front lace.
$3.00 to $12.50
FOR SALE, LOST, FOUND, WANTED ETC
For the rest of the season I will
Sell eggs from my fancy Rhode Island
Reds for half price, $1.50 per setting.
Here is a chance to get some real
Reds for a small amount. Only one
setting at a time.—Mrs. J. H. Nisch-
witz, 114 North Main street, Elk
City, Okla. 4-28p
FOR SALE—Tomato plants.—
Mrs. Belle Barnhart, 500 block, W.
Fith. Phone 331. 4-7*
FOR SALE—Tomato plants. June
Pick and Earl Annie. 35c per 100.—
H. M. Morgan, Canute, Okla., Route
FOR SALE—A F.ur burner oil
stove and 1 set of dining chairs.
Phone 355. 4-7p
Best McAlester Lump Coal at
$11.75 per ton at our bins—Farmer’s
Milling & Supply Co. 4-7
FOR SALE—Goad baled prairie
hay. 6 miles south and 3% west of
city, also 40 bushels Orange cane
seed, $1.00 per bushel.—C. J. Boyd-
FOR SALE—Tankage, will make
price in one and twa ton lots.—Elk
City Packing Co. 4-28*
STRAYED—One bay horse weight
about 900 pounds, foretop clipped,
wire cut on left front foot, smooth
mouth; finder notify Wm. Francis
at Iron Wagon Yard. 4-7p
No. 9, lataest model direct from
factory, $64.00. $4.00 down and
$4.00 per month, or 10 per cent dis-
count for cash. This offer is for a
short time only.—Frances K. Watson,
Phone 82. 4-7c
WANTED—15 head of cattle to
pasture. Two miles north and a half
west.—Joe D. Deal, Route Six, Tel-
nhone M15. 4-28p
FOR RENT—Light housekeeping
rooms to middle aged couple. Phone
105.—Mrs. Jennie Sullivan. 4-7p
FOR RENT—Three nice rooms
over the News-Democrat office. See
W. L. Blackburn. 4-7tf
LOST—I left my dress coat in the
Tourist Park on Tuesday, March
29th. Will the finder please return
to me.—A. G. Marshal. 4-7c
FOR SALE—Silver lace Wyan-
dottes, 11 pullets and one rooster.
Enquire at this office. tf
FOR SALE—Dwarf Sumac Cane
Seen. Price 75c bushel, 2 miles north
and 4 west of Elk City, Phone L25—
H. Nagle, Route 3. 4-7p
FOR SALE OR TRADE—160
acres of land 7% miles north and
west of Texhoma. Okla., well im-
proved. Would trade for good place
within two or three miles of Elk
City. Okln. I value my place at
$5,500. No incumbrances. For in-
formation regarding my place see
J. T. Buchanan, East Third St., Elk
City.—R. A. Smith, Route 1, Texho-
ma, Okla. 4-7p
FOR SALE—Seveial registered
Shorthorn bulls. Bargains if taken at
once.—Charley Grethcn. 4-7p
FOR SALE—Black Spanish broom
com seed, $2.00 per bushel. Phone
Doxey, 25 on 2.—A. M. Cooper. 4-7p
FOR RENT—160 acres, over 100
acres in cultivation, known as the
Keoner place, 5 miles west and 3
south of Elk City.—J. W. Cox, Rte.
2, Box 37., Elk City. 4-5p
STOCK TO PASTURE—Will have
good grass pasture far 50 head of
stock by April 15th.—D. B. Burk-
halter, 2 miles north of Berlin,
FOR SALE—Registered Shorthorn
Bull, a good one.—C. H. Phillips,
Elk City, Okla. 3-10rf
FOR SALE—Black Langshang
eggs, $1.00 for 15—Birdie Burr,
West 5th St. Phone 190R. 4-21p
FOR SALE—210 feet on West
Third street. Address Box 672, Elk
City, Okla. i-2l)tf
TO TRADE for improved Ford
car, 40 acres, 10 miles north of Fort
Smith, Ark. House 16x32 L-16x20.
Barn 20x40; 5 acres strawberries,
one year old. Commence picking in
30 days. Price $1,000.00. Car for
first payment. Balance 5 years at
8 per cent Goad out range for hogs.
Address Frank B. Smith, Cedarville,
FOR SALE—160 acres, splendid
mixed land, good house, well and
other small improvements, 60 acres
in cultivation, 100 acres meadow and
pasture, 5 miles to railroad town,
convenient to school, Price $17.50
per acre. Immediate possession. It’s
clear. You suggest the terms.—J.
H. O’Neal, Elk City. Okla.
FOR SALE—New John Deere 2
row Monitor, can be seen at Farmers
Milling & Supply Company. Price
$75.00.—O. O. Lyng. 3-31tf
HEMSTITCHING AND PICOTING
—Car# attention given to mail orders
—Mrs. E. B. Smallwood, 112 North
Main. J^one 241. 3-24*tf
FOR SALE—Improved everbear-
ing strawberry plants.—Mrs. Jim
O’Donnell, Phone 232. 3-24tf
FOR SALE—Webb Wonder Cot-
ton seed, 75 cents per bushels.—J.
B. VanVacter, Route Three. 4-14p
FOR SALE—Four stands of Ital-
ian bees.—L. Utley, Route Five, Elk
City, Phone F54. 4-7p
Some special bargains in houses
and farms—Cash or terms. Money
to ban on City property. See us be-
J. N. COOK & O. L. WHITE.
prices. Call Mrs. S. W. Hopper, 492
two blocks south of Baptist church,
Elk City. 4-i4p
STRAYED—Bay mare, weight
about 1,000 lbs., shod all around,
right eye been hurt, 1 white hind
foot.—E. L. Kelly, carrier Route
Five, Elk City. 4.7
FOR SALE—German Millett Seed
Price $1.00 per bushel. Enquire of
J. A Byerly, Elk City or S. S.
Byerly, Canute, Rte. 2. 4-7p
WANTED—Stock to pasture,
plenty of grass and water.—Charley
NOTICE TO PUBLIC
The Granite White Sulphur Springs
are now open to the public and you
are cordially invited to come and
bring your family add spend a few
days at the most desirable camping
spot in the Southwest. All the camp-
ing room you want free. Come and
visit us.—Granite Commercial Club,
Granite, Okla. 4-7p
As clear as the purest water is
Liquid Borozane, yet it is the most
powerful healing remedy for flesh
wounds, sores, burns and scalds that
medical science has ever produced.
Try it. Price 30c, 60c and $1.20.
Sold by Gregory Drug Co. 4-28
FOR SALE—Single Comb White
Leghorn eggs, $1.00 a setting. $5.00
hundred.—Mrs. Jim O’Donnell,
Elk City, Phone 232. 2-24tf
In the Missouri papers recently,
was published the picture of Robert
A. Wild of Ray county, Mo., who is
said to be the oldest farm bureau
member in the United States and who
celebrated his 99th birthday the 22nd
of last month. He is an uncle of
George Thompson of near Elk City.
Mr. Wild has been a resident of
Ray county for 90 years. He was
born March 22, 1822, in Clay county,
Ky., and in the year 1830 came to
At the death of his father during
the Civil War, Robert A. Wild took
charge of the homestead and in a
short time became one of the thrifty
and prosperous farmers of Ray
county, and from time to time added
adjoining tracts of land to the home
place. Mr. Wild had devoted all his
time, with the exception of two years
in business in Millville, to fanning.
Before he retired from active
farming, Mr, Wild took considerable
interest in the public affairs of the
county. He is the only living person
in the county who was present at the
organization of the Ray County Sav-
ings Bank in 1869. He is rather
strong in body and mind today and
takes an active interest in life His
strong personality, his high character
nnd rugged honesty have won for
him a place in the hearts of all who
W rf, f nd W- W- BLACKBURN,
Publishers and Proprietors
! W. H. WINN & COMPANY
PLENTY OF MONEY TO LOAN ON FARMS;-
A good business house to trade for a good farm.
A good 7 room plastered house for sale, 4 lots and
barn, price $1,600.00. '
If you want to buy,' or sell your property see us.
-Let us Write Your Insurance-
ELK CITY’S OFFICERS
• T,he,ci,t,y e!ect'3n Tuesda resulted
in the followinj? officers being elected
for the coming year:
Mayor—S. E. Brown.
City Clerk—J. L. McKinnev.
City Teasurer—J. p. Thurmond.
City Marchal—B. II. Russell.
Councilmen—Ward 1—J D Gar-
„Ward 2.—Donnie 'McClain.
Ward 3.—Walter Thomas. Ward 4
—W. W. Kincaid.
The election in Oklahoma City
resulted in the Walton forces bding
Plenty of money to Loan on Farms—See us before
you sign up.
I W. H. WINN & COMPANY j
WINNERS IN BAG
There will be a few less bag worms
in our town through the efforts of
the Chamber of Commerce, who gave
premiums to the boys who would
secure the most bag worms. The bag
worms have been on exhibition at
the VanAuken store and have been
of great interest to all. Joe Van-
A.uken thinks there will be a few
billion less of bag worms this season.
The first prize was awarded to
Horace King who won $5.00 for col-
lecting the most bag worms, having
seven pounds and four ounces.
George Conway won second, $3.00,
he securing two pounds and ten
ounces. Harlow Ward won $2.00 by
securing two pounds and four
ounces. Altogether twentythree
pounds were secured.
FOUND DEAD MAN. EH?
Considerable excitement was caus-
ed at Sayre Monday, when a .couple
of young men went there and told
the officers they had found a man
who was dead, and they thought there
was some foul play. The officers
and a doctor went down immediately
and to their joy found it only a
dummy. Some boys had placed the
dummy in a cave by the side of a
hill with his feet sticking out, and
intended to April Fool some of their
friends. It was found by other boys
who really thought it was a man
The boys playing the joke failed to
see them before they left for the
county seat. It was good news to
all when it was found it was nothing
Serious. With so much crime in the
world it seems that anything can be
expected these days.
FOSS FLOOD OF 1902
Several spoke of the flood that
came to Foss in the early day In
writing to the old home paper in
Missouri on June 3rd, 1902, Mrs.
Alice Blackburn said: “Since my last
letter we have had so much rain that
never knew just when to write,
for on three different times the rains
have been so heavy that it washed
away the railroad track for several
miles and the Washita river has been
up so high that the bridge is unsafe,
our mail was detained. We have
now been without mail a week. In
me parts it washed away nearly all
the crops and hail injured a great
deal. There has been much damage
the towns on the creeks and on
the Washita v/here they experienced
regular water spouts. They had a
regular flood in the town of Foss.
Houses were floating around and six
lives were lost while there were many
miraculous escapes. Many people
here were down-hearted, for they
knew it was going to rain so much
nothing could grow, but it seemed to
me I could never say “enough” aftet
the drouth of last summer.”
I give you a land of sun and flowers
and summer the whole year long;
I give you a land where the golden
hours roll by
To the Mocking bird’s song;
Where the cotton blooms
’Neath the southern sun;
Where the vintage hangs,
Thick on the vine;
A land whose story is just begun,
This wonderful land of mine.
Fairest daughter of the West.
'Tis the land I love the best.
We have often sung her praises,
But we have not told the half;
So, I give you “Oklahoma;”
’Tis a toast we all can quaff.
A big crowd was present despite
the mud and water. Rev. Jno. Tracy
the leader of the Community Sing-
ing was well pleased Tuesday night
when all sang the State song "Ok-
lahoma,” in such a wonderful
manner. He drilled and drilled the
singers on the song, which he says
every one should khow.
Mrs. Gibbs had charge of the
popular songs and she was ably
assisted by Eugene Grubitz, W. O.
Gibbs, Wm. Hewlett and Rev. Tracy,
who led out in the darky songs.
As all sang “John Brown’s body
lies mouldering in the grave” they
left off one word on each line, so at
the last they were singing “John,
Once they were singing by sec-
tions, the adults in one section, High
School students in another, and so
on. When one section finished,
Rev, Hamilton was asked how it
sounded and he answered, “Too low
and too slow,” then when Walter
Thomas was asked how the seciion
sang in which Rev. Hamilton was
singing, Thomas hollared out, “Too
loud and too strong.”
It was a most profitable and
pleasant hour. So many of the
students were present, also men and
women who are looking forward to
Tuesday night as one of the most
enjoyable evenings of the week.
They sang “Blue Bells of Scot-
land” for closing song.
ATTENDS NEPHEWS FUNERAL
O. A. Burwell left last Fridy for
Greeup, 111., to visit his sisters and
brothers whom he has not seen for
fifteen years. While there he ex-
pected tQ attend the funeral of- a
soldier nephew who died in France
during the war and his body was just
being shipped home. He was killed
just three days before the armistice
MORE ROOM NEEDED
At a meeting of the Board of
Officers of the First Christian church
held Wednesday night, a movement
was set on foot looking to the build-
ing of an addition to their church
house. This church reports fine pro-
gress and must have additional room.
DID YOU KNOW?
Of 5,000,000 people without
schooling, 31 attained leadership.
Of 33,000,000 people elementary
schools brought 808 to prominence.
Of 2,000,000 people with high
school education, 1245 rose to dis-
Of 1,000,000 people, college train-
ing brought 5768 to eminence.
Hail! Hail! Hail!
FARMERS LET ME INSURE
YOUR CROPS AGAINST
HAIL IN GOOD RELIABLE
It was a year ago last Saturday
morning that the Dixie store burned.
Abraham Lincoln was the first at-
torney for the Rock Island railroad.
Whoop-a-la! We understand the
cherries are not hurt, the plums are
not hurt, and there will be some
peaches. Yum, yum.
H. O. Hixon wants his News-Dem-
ocrat sent to his new address, 1201
Park, Oklahoma City, where he
has recently moved in his own home.
There is just one-half a sheep to
farm in Oklahoma, so said speaker
The men seem to think there has
been something gone with the world
when they were unable to get their
dailies because of washouts on the
It is hard to estimate the damage
done by the big rain Monday night.
Many miles of railroad washed out,
wagon bridges washed out, and it
will take some time before we get
Br. LA. Lee, Rectal Specialist, will
be in has office next Monday and
Tuesday. April 11th and 12th. Office
in Hwwkin, building, over Palace
Meat Market, a 7
Recently Pete Thurmond was at
the depot and when he started to
take the train we asked him where
he was going. On his trying to evade
the squestion, we then spoke up and
said “this is not the right way to
Sentinel” and immediately he an-
swered, “Well, I’d like to know how
you would go any other way on the
train?” We knew then where he
was going—can you guess?
The Foss Enterprise came out
looking as handsome as could be last
week, because of having a new
dress of type. The new type which
Editor Nation received last week
takes the place he says of type which
has been in service ever since he has
had charge of the paper and—he
adds he knows not how much longer.
Mr. Nation goes on to say:
“Buying several hundred pounds of
type does not mean much to the
reader, perhaps, but it is considered
quite an event in a newspaper office
especially at the present price. A
few years ago this type could have
been bought for 41 cents a pound,
but the prico of it now is $1.40 a
pound. This is one of a number of
reasons why there will be no im-
mediate reduction in the subscrip-
tion price of newspapers. Practically
everything used in newspaper mak-
ing has increased in price several
hundred percent, while the price of
newspapers, in most instances, has
increased only 50 cents a year.”
Save money by buying good
second-hand parts for your Chevrolet
car, also good second-hand tires for
all makes at
Fifth and Jefferson
We carry a full line of lubricating
Oils and Greases
Gordan & Company
John Gray is expecting to leave
soon for Enid and perhaps later will
move to Columbia, Mo. We all re-
gret to have he and his family leave
this city. Mr. Latta, who purchased
the store took possession last week,
and will also move the first of May
to the Gray house, which he also
Our Harness dipping vat is now
in operation and you should
bring in your Harness and have
them repaired and dipped before
the heavy spring work begins.
We also have our new top
machine installed and can make
you a new top for your auto or
buggy on short notice.
We Make Harneai to Order
W. L. Fenter
The hard wind one morning last
week took one of the large light
globes in front of the Elk City State
Bank, and it rolled against another
and broke into a million pieces on
the pavement below. A few bricks
from the chimney had fallen a little
earlier in the morning, and “L. D.”
thought they were about “hood-
| De LavaL
! ALWAYS IN THE SPOTLIGHT
We have a large stock of DeLaval’s for spring trade,
to sell under absolute guarantee of satisfaction. Dairy
farmers, especially, never were in a more prosperous
Pays your grocery bill and gives you spending money
twelve months in the year.
Your neighbor has a DeLaval and is out of debt, are
DeLaval Separator Oil is especially prepared for use
on the DeLaval Separator. It is the best possible lubri-
cant for sewing machine, phonographs, bicycles, motor-
cycles, electric motors, dynamos and any high speed or
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