The Manchester Journal. (Manchester, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 11, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, November 20, 1903 Page: 4 of 8
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d. M.SIMMONS, Editorand Prop'r
Published Knew Friday at Manchester.
oneTdollar PER YEA is.
Enl.rtd at Mancheiter.Okla,. Potlollieas Seconif
Clan Mail Matter.
FRIDAY, NOVEM HER JO. l«o;t.
Looal, each Insertion, per line................. I><
Display, per Inch, one ninnt li ........... 5ltc
Slight deviation will he madeon rllsplny
rule under yearly conlriict for more l htin 4
Inches space. No deviation on local rate.
We do not print Journals to give away.
They are for sale at 5 cents per copy.
TnE trusts are still getting in their
work while t lie members of the Con-
gress, in extraordinary session, are
Tue merits of Manchester as a trad-
ing point and business center for a
vast scope of country is becoming
more and more apparent every day.
We often hear this or that town
spoken of as a busy, bustling place for
trade and business, but when put to
the test they invariably fall far short
when compared with Manchester.
For several years competition has
especially close at Manchester, finis
forcing prices to rock bottom, and
tills is what makes t lie town. Our
neighbor town of Anthony on ttie
north used to draw considerable trade
from Manchester’s territory, but she
drawing their salaries, if nothing |‘lon't do it any more. In fact we see
people on our streets almost daily who
used to trade in Anthony altogether.
Manchester would prove an ideal
location for the right man with a ten
thousand dollar stock of clothing and
They do not- come here because of
any interest they have in the growth
and development of the town, but
in grazing cattle on the .growing
wheat after it gets a start and until
it will no longer afford ample feed for
the stock grazing upon it. Mr. Good-
ley lives six or seven miles east of towif
in Ilurper county, and hus grown
wheat extensively In that county for
a number of years. lie also handles
lots of cattle and is always in the
market to buy a choice steer calf or
yearling. lie has made a fortune In j KM#
... . and lawn Associat ion, (a corporal Ion.) Is
wheat and cattle and his experience i.iaintiir and .lacoi. Limiuborii and .lusio
ingrowing wheat, if heeded by oth-\ Tim's lnrMnuimlfA h*t
dcfcndanls, I will mi
TIIKl.'lh DAY of NOVEMBER. A !».. 100:t,
ni 2 o'clock, p. in , o said day at the front
First Publication Oct. 18.1003.
Territory of Oklahoma. I
Urunt County, | '
In tlm District Court In and for -uld county
Tlio Aetna llnlldlini and Emm Association
(a cnriairallun, I'luliilllV*.
Jacob Llnriebnrn and .logic l.lnncborn Ills
wife, and A. I. Simmons and S. II. Million
Atgiraei a Investment i’o„ lit (i nUums.
Ity vlri no of an rder of sale to n o directed
and tltdlvereil. Issued out of tlio Dlslriei
Court of said Territory, Hltilmr In and for
f lmiiil iuiiikI o In oiil.l .... ...iii, ..
ers, would no doubt prove highly
beneficial to them.
Ill •• w « M't n, 11. Ill i u niiiti tiller ill/ bill) | ruilt
door of thu couri h iihu In tlm c)t,y of Pond
rpi tdc. in tli county and territory ufomuiid,
oiler at puh Ic Hi1113 imd m II i • the higbiM
! Iddt r for < Msh In li.iml. all ihe* right title
and Interest of the above mimed defendants
In and to ile* following dcsrrllwd real prop
furnishing goods. If you know of from tll(,simple fact t„at they can
such a man. send him along. save money by (loing so. Bluff City,
in reason of nearness and accessibil-
ity, has always held some trade that
should come tliis way, but it is slowly
The Democrats of Oklahoma must
work a scheme of some sort if they
ever succeed in getting Oklahoma
.... . „ , , , . . , but surely getting away from them,
into the sisterhood of states under a
Republican administration. How
would it do to ask Congress to admit
us on probation, with requirement
that we do not carry the territory b.\
over 25,000 majority for the Demo-
It’s a little amusin’ to watch the
Republican newspapers in their
prophecies for early statehood. Why
can’t they give us a rest? It appears
to us that a man need not be very
smart to know that the Republican
managers at Washington have no use
for any more Democratic states, at
least until after the next presidential
election. Should a statehood bill be
passed it will not give us the right to
vote at the general election in 1904.
So far those who sowed alfalfa in
September appear to be in luck. The
fall lias been especially favorable for
giving it a start, with an abundance
of rain and warm sunshine, and it is
looking fine. When the plant was
just starting tlie grasshoppers killed
some around the edges of the field,but
these spots can be resown very nicely
in the spring with a disc drill or by
broadcasting and harrowing. We be-
lieve alfalfa will prove a paying crop
in this count ry on most farms if gi \ en
the right kind of care, but it won't do
to handle it as a pasture crop.
and all on account of Manchester
underselling all other towns. Wakita
is another point that lias sought to
break into Manchester's territory in
the way of trade and business, and in
cases where nearness and accessibility
was in her favor she has accomplished
her purpose, but it has only been
temporary, for now the trade is grad-
ually wending its way back lo Man-
chester, all on account of the low
prices made by our merchants, and
this is why wc sec in Manchester the
faces of so many people living in the
beautiful Crooked creek and lovely
Sand creek valleys. Tiie Saffold Mer-
cantile Co. of Manchester caught the
Wakita fever a few months ago and
put in an immense stock of goods
there in order to share the business
w hich lie had been led to believe came
to that town. He pushed the busi-
ness for all there was in it, cutting
prices and advertising extensively,
but all to no avail, for at no time did
he do more than half the business in
Wakita that he did in Manchester
with t lie same la rge stock of goods,
and now the Wakita stock is being
moved out and added to the stock
here. Wakita is a good town, how-
ever. and the people there are deserv-
ing of great credit for the splendid
progress made, but they can't blame
people for trading where they not
only have, big stocks Ki select from,
bul where they can also bio the most
goods for the least money. It is grat-
ifying. indeed, to the Journal to see
Manchester's merchants making the
prices and carrying tlie goods that are
bound to bring a far-reaching trade.
"The best implement used on the
farm is the harrow.-’ said Joel R.
Good ley the other day in conversation
•v it li t lie editor of the Journal. We
were talking about wheat raising, am
■mowing that Mr. Goodley lias beet
me of tlie most successful farmers ii
lie country we sought to get son e
• aluuble pointers from him., 1 Ik
writer lias always been a strong advo-
ate of the use of tlie harrow in pre-
aring the seed for putting out a
•rop of wheat, and Mr. Good ley’s re-
; mark naturally found welcome lodg-
Whileuntil Monday last we have
been basking in sunshine and lieauti-
ful weather, which always comes with
November, the denizens of Michigan
and others of tlie northern states have
been wading through a foot of snow.
While our horses and cattle are eat-
ing and growing fat on tlie luxuriant
wheat pasture, much of which is fivi
or six inches deep, live stock in the
northern states have been stabled ami
have commenced to "eat their head-
off,” and will continue to do so fo;
seven or eight months to come. I:
you are homesick to see your native
state, be it north or east, sell some
cows, hogs or a horse—but not your
farm—and go and stay a month and
by that time you'll lie only too glad
to get back to Beautiful Blooming
Oklahoma. Try ir.
j meiit in our mind. lie believes in
\\ hile the editor of the Journal , t.;U'iv plowing ;ui I early sow ing, and
as a side issue is engaged with L. A. made the remark that "it never gets
Mood in tlie real estate business foi t ,o dry for me to plow.” 11 is theory
the sale of farm lands, we would by j i, to start the plow just as soon as
no means encourage farmers to set the crop is out of Up way and keep
their homes. We believe the average (j! moving until the work is all done,
farm in this country is just as valu-1 stopping only on account of w et
able to live upon as any other farm of weather and to keep the ground *har-
its size in the I nited States, while | rowed up pretty close behiud tlie
tlie investment is not nearly so great.. plow. And w ith each rain until seed-
Farmsthat are selling now at fron, , j,lg time he believes in going over the
ground with a harrow—the oftener
three to four thousand dollars per
quarter section are in reality worth
double that amount, when compared
the better—thus pulverizing all clods,
packing tlie ground so as to retain all
with the price of farms in the north , the moisture there is in it and de-
nial east. But we realize that cir- .troying the growing of weeds and
< uinstances over w hich people some- _ rass jn t iie fall season which are
times have no control brine about far more injurious to wheat than
conditions which appear to make it
best for them to sell their farms and
many of us imagine. And when it
fails fo rain so as to make ttie ground
move away or engage in some other j harrow down loose and mellow, Mr.
Goodley believes in harrowing any-
calling. and this is why there are
always people here the same as in all
other countries who are ready to sell
out. There are plenty of farms in
this vicinity that could not be bou ht
for six or seven thousand dollars, and
others equally as valuable for general
agricultural purposes that can be 1 ad
at from three to four thousand
way. it levels the ground and puts
it in much better condition for pack-
ing when the rains do come. Wheat
always grows much faster and pro-
duces a stronger, healthier plant
where tlie soil is packed firm and solid
than where it is not. Mr. Goodley
believes in early sowing where condi-
tions are favorable, and also believes)
In reading the daily papers a few
weeks back we have noticed accounts
of the various colleges sending out j' Pi^.V'n«*Ktuiitoun (is) in Block No. seven
, , In old I’oiul (’reek, now culled JcrtVisnii,
root ball teams (O engage ill the most Oklahoma, In IJrant iuvnty, Territory of
. , , . , . . , Oklahoma Said property U taken as thu
brutal sport known to civilized man. Iiropo tv of ilicnl>ove named dofrmlunis.
, , i .Itisih I, I mie lor a ul ill. and will he sold to
In one engagement a brilliant voung ! -mlsfy said order of sale.
,,,,,, , ‘ . U. I’. III! ATTAIN, Sheri IT.
man was killed, in another several Ry I’ w. zt ruler. u.ni. rs icritr.
. , . . .... . I Slierllf's olHce. Pond Creek. O In.. Oct, 10 1002
had heads and limbs broken, and in u. w. stkpiienson, Attorney for Piuintm.
tlie last many had fingers broken, j notice for publication.
Wo as a people condemn Mexican bull J First publication, out. noth, nna
lights wherein an animal is tortured ! I-,",’!(offl1‘Yt k''nk"*'>er. o. T., July~\ im.
. Nolle** U hereby given Hint the following
to ileatti as being brutal and disgust-' ' ‘ ,n,?‘1 settler im« niml notice of his linen-
r i Ion to iiiiiut* niml proof In support of Iii
ing. but permit our colleges to sane- V1'”"1’ MiltoSi!ul !V,HJr 'vlil ®
he for Inter P. Fuller, U. S. < omnilssl..ner.
tiun foot ball with all its attendan Maiuh ster. o. T.. on, bee. us, t«03. viz:
, ... . WILLIAM C RONINE, .Manchester, O. T.‘
deaths and broken bones ampng those for the nw 4 seu m, ran. N r:, vv. e m.
who engage in tlie sport-, if such it ■, He names the foiipwlmt wline-sen to pr ve
1 hiseonlln on c-kicnce upon and euliiva-
may be called. How much better is tlun ot ”lllt lallt1, vi:c:
John VV. Hrn?d>*n, William A. Aldrldire.
Allen B. VV-i I kins, Oeorgu W. Tlmmas all of
Manchester, O. T. E. I). Riiow.ni.kk,
.. A . , , I bee. 4. Hegister.
The trust problem is one that can-----
and will down. If mav take a Demo- Hrst publication oet. jolitoj.
* Land ODIi-e a< Mnfcflsher. O. T„ July IS, 1202
cral ic administration to down it. but Noiicn Is hereby civcii ilmt thu fullowlni:
. named >efctler lias filed notice of her Inton-
that makes no difference with tlie tion to make (Inal proof In support of her
el.lira and ili.it sal proof will b*» math*
producers Of the country. They lU’C Elmer I*. Kullcr. I\ S. Coramlssloncr.
* J 5,1 Mg Di’liesiHr, O. i\, on December 10, 1003.
after ttie scalps of the men who arc vlz:
. . . maky r. .Mcclarltn. widow of gilks
engineering things against tliem and moclaklin. dweaseri,
for the SW *4 SED 7 28, N R 8. W. I. M
•lie names the following witnesses to prove
her font inuous reslden e upon iindculiiva-
I lion of suld I;iml, viz:
.1 rues L. Well , chnrles E. Rennet^, Melvin
one practice than the other*?
will get them in time.
—Don’t buy a bill of lumber with-
t > •» uni u. »< ci! . ' mu ius r„ ■ »*-■ i ncrf , ,m;i v n
Ollt hrst figuring with the Rock Island Dime, Henry MeUlalUn, all of Mannhes
Lumber Co. at SUncI, ester. I—JWV E " "“’KiS,.
! Wilkinson’s! LFgacSAlT-ATS' l
# I_I_ <$<.
^ I Y| QQT I We pay cash for Poultry, $
W Butter, Eggs, Hides, and $
. _ . * all kinds of Butcher Stock. A,
# _____A full line of... #
^ Oil the Corner No tii Sije FL0LR, FELD, MEAL
4^ Main Street, Manchester. ETC. ^
OUT THERE IH
. If you are contemplating a change why not investigate Okla-
homa and the advantages you may gain by moving to "This fair
land of tlio Gods.” Among these arc mild winters, good crops,
good roads, good schools, good water, good soil, etc., etc.
Come where you will find more advantages and fewer draw-
backs than any other place on earth.
Come where 00 per cent of the rainfall is during tlie growing
season, and where a total failure of crops lias never been known.
Lands are comparatively cheap now, and are rapidly advancing
in value. We have farms on our list that will advance from 25 to
CO per cent in 12 mont I is. Wc have lands that two crops will pay
for tlio land on which they grow.
11 you want a home well improved vve can “show you.” If 3tou
want lands with less Improvements we have them. We have good
corn farms, good wheat farms and good stock farms. In fact any
kind of a farm you may wish. Como in tlie spring, come in the
fall, come in summer, come in Ihe winter, come any old time. We
have Hie “goods” and want to show them.
J ust so you come and investigate.
Come to Manchester, Oklahoma, which is situated 82 miles
south of Hutchinson. Kansas, on the A. T. & S. F. R. R.
Ln all tiie beautiful, boundless west, there is no section where
the farmer gets better ret urns for his labor than here. Cattle are
pastured on native gausses from April 15 to November 1st, then
run on wheat pasture with straw from Nov. 1st to March 15th.
The breaking up of the big cattle ranches will always make tiie
production of beef profitable to the small farmer.
Come and see! If you want a home wc can sell it to
you and sell it right. If you want to invest money in farm lands
vve can sell you farms that will rent for lo per cent cash in hand,
on purchase price. We guarantee to do this on advertised lands.
If you don’t see what you want , write us. vve have it. All inquir-
ies answered same day received.
Below vve give a partial list of our best bargains. We are prac-
tical fanners and have farmed here for ten years. We not only
want to sell to you, but vve want you satisfied. Read tills list and
come, or write to us.
Wl H0UT RESERVE WE WILL AUCTION
A I 2 P M..
GRO ;eries, damaged dry joods
SHOES AND OTHER MERCHANDISE.
TUTTLE & SLAUGHTER, AUCTIONEERS.
No. 101: 1(10 acri’so'i mil- s from town: GO
acres b tiniii; S.J arri s In wlie.it lamJlnrtl
gets *Q <1 Hvereil; i.alnn e f -neci tor
iur«*: .'-room lions.*; irrnnriry: 2 a-re-
fenerti In* i in It i; :: imihI wells; v’lm ■!
house on ji'ttce; */« inlleto church. Price
52.750.Oo time on one half.
No. 10;»: UK) acres 4 miles from town;
farm ail fenced; 125 acres in cib 1 i vm ion.
bul ante in pasture; 100 tier - in wheiii
goes with fa in; 2 g »<»< 1 Weils one wi'b
vlnUrnill; 3-roo.n house; srae.il lorn;
granary bushel- cunu ity: _• oral ctirn
or wheat Ian ' and bus never i iul ,
ure Price $4,200. 0; time on nkW.OO :it 7
per cent .
No. 104: It JO jier* s I tulle fiom town,
farm nil fence.l; mile c o,s f* ce(i:»,i.
acres bog tight; l(K) acres in cnliivution.
bal ince 1 i na-siure; 50 u'H.*s in whe 1
landlord gets *4 at macbi.ie; 0-ro.im
house, c heap at ' *• . tI .KiH oo cash,
Ibng 1 Inn- on bai 1 nee.
No. 1(J5: 160 acn*s mile from town:
100 M res in • ul 1 i vation, b l.mce in pas-
ture : got Mi pud: f:.iMi all fenced: .'it' . r» >
In wheat landlord at imicbim :
place bus been pavlnir ow in r .4. i n j>. 1
ylar; farm land is first c.a-s upbmd.
This is a Jir.'iiMi ;ii Sl.udu Oo; $1,500 casii
balance on long time.
No. I0t»: 160 acres 5 tulles from town;
80 acres in cultiv.i* nra; 45acr > i wheat
f?oes wiili farm; To acres in p i-iure; * .
mile creek in p siur«-; fenced with .. wire-
and locust posts. Tills is th best cor.i
fnrra In Grant county, produced ;t nun
bushels of trorit this y. itr; small orchard
In hearing; no buildings; can be rented
at #450.00 c.ish rent 1m advance f >1 m xi
year. A bargain at$4 20(M4): y.u^.uic.Tii
balance one to live yeiiis in 7 per cent.
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THE HOME NURSER S,
— HENRY LE Li: GHAUSEH, Proprietor,
Offers for fall or next sprii.g an exceptionally fine line of
Fruit Ornamental Shade Trees and Vines.
At. very low prices. Come and see what, you are buving and get
your t rees fre.di out of the ground and tou will i/e surprised to note
tiie difference. I have learned mv trade thoroughly and have had
lots of experience in tiiis line in this country and in Europe and
like to talk on that subject . Come and see me. ij! miles south
and 1 mile west of Manchester.
(> OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOo
City Meat Market
S. L. McMULLIN & SONS, Proprietors.
Fresh and Salt Meats Always in Stock.
No. 1()7: sect ion 2 inlics from inwu;
165 acres fenced: 155 in cu>tlvatirioii; >•<)
acres In wheut- landlord uct>s ^ ut
machine: 65 acres fenced with :j wires for
pa-lure: balcu*-'- u.owbig land: 2-room
sod liousi : small barn fo, t hor-es: goed
well, soft v.jii*• r; pond in pas)tire fur-
nishes plenty of water for sto . Tins
farm can Ik-rented next y»*ur at .’*4-V».uo.
Price $4,400 00; $3.0(4) (X) cash, bai mce 1 to
5 years at S per cent.
No. ins: 160 acres 4 miles from town:
120 acres in cultivation, balance in pas-
ture: I III acr*-s f»*n»-t*c; |0O acre*, in w heat,
all goes with f irm: ;» comhinatl >n house.
2 rooms: granary 2.000 hu-hels capaciiv:
corn crib-: young orchard; 2 goon lm.
one will windmill; all itmout land.
Price cheap at $25 p«* acre • ash.
No. luO. 15o acres lo mile* shut b we*. 1 of
-M iU' In ter; .Mi acres in cultivation ah
1 corn land Pto acres fen a d in pasture,
3 wires: running wat**r m p i.-t ir.* the
year amumf: giK# well soft water; 5-r«Hnn
■Vs" h.'-O acres 5 miles from li p
In n ‘'u "v«t»niir«0 lores
III |1 .Muro; I.)., aoros under foiioo- an.iVl
'I'1'1 ............... iron i/um, rurn ni
;■ !,<r year arm,ad in pasture- "ni,?U
fr.ime mills,;; St ,1.1,. 14.v>: Krana'rv "ill
nl Iv n! Unb/'v"'and stor, .'
l.in yauls from p)u
-111,tl, simp mljiiiriiaa; uirni: n,
, , ' ^ s 'he best bargain wo have
•it tin- price and nun of tin- best m-nernl
!’!" I'"-'' M" tn- till our lio.ilis. Price «•> wsi
pi r ootit! 1,1 *1,11 L‘^ V,;:irs time s aiid 10
IV ..... UU,||'T- '"1 Wire fence:
"'■•vu. ' , vm-s with land: two
wTl. . 'o ' 1 1,1 I>""T repair: L' wells of
No. II.. I.1.H acres l-:> mil s from R. R.
f' "....... "i'li T "Ires: L'O acres
lie . r . uit.viHPiii, sown to wheat which
"I. i farm and is fenced separate.
His-s.m,ly cn cl< , at- ,.tr 4 or .V acres on
s’Mi.ea-t cnriier. .VI acres Is hard or
M't»l. balance Is sandy loam, and
§oo)l pasture. * '* *
$2 000 all cash.
l| ;- b" acres situated cotial dls-
tan,*• * Mom Byron, Waldron and Mnn-
ci"-'|pr acres in cultivation, balance
, p ratonal sprimr water, rather taior
Iml I tl i n it-; law a ii ill,-In I lish pond:
yoiit.-r or,-hard, all kinds of fruit, few
p,.M-li trees ben rim:; s.-tuml house at cor-
ner of farm: possession given ut once.
I In- is n in,id coi n ami st<a-k farm and is
cl" ap at s.MIjn. Time can be lnid on part
N,| III is a hariraln. Bit)acres 4 1-2 miles
“"Ml Mnnche ler. 4 1-2 miles from Wald-
inn: (,n acr, s In cultivation which has
erodin', I _ni,i,| crops each year; IH acres
fencc-i for past are which is somewhat
"’i”, 1 J1,"; 9roken: Kotal well and steel
windmill in pa"turu; 5acres fenced wifIi
"P- " •r,‘: '-Total house, 5 rooms and pantry
ft-t• ri» on por« li; harn 24x2s with liay
mow and granary; ben iiotise, sheds, etc.
j me yourii ordiard coming into lK*aring;
tall** frra school. Price 82,500; time can
be arranged on part.
No 115 b :i quarter section of school
l;,ii*l and a daisy; is leaned at an annual
r*-nt a I of (K). Kt) a<res in cultivation;
* • , re-» w b**a t: Ho acres for spring crops;
1 acr.-*. f>-net «| with three wires for pas-
ture: house 14x16 with 10x14 •*LM; good
-t:ible 14x46; a well of soft water, would
frame house; Miiail >iable P. 1 i4». furnSb water for 1.000 head of ciiftb-
♦I.JKM4) cash, balance 1 to 5 years Uimj at over l.i .m locust trees growlnc Price
i percent. 81.^N)cash.
If you see anything in this J 1st that suits you. and you want
to know more about if liefore coming, inquire by our number and
vve will make a close personal inspection and guarantee everything
as represented by us. We want to sell you a farm and we want
you sat isfied after buying. Write us anyway, vve have some of the
Simmons-Wood Real Estate Co.
Always in the market for (hton Rutciikk Sttm k
arid anything in the shape of cattle and hogs to ro
on tiie market. See inp before you sell elsewhere.
Call and see us, north side Main Street, Manchester, Okla.
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JCorth Side ?»I:jin Street,
E. F. BACON, Proprietor.
vvinjlc-ab- Airenl for tlie Unit-tin.ted—
Val Blatz Brewing- Company.
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