The Manchester Journal. (Manchester, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 11, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, November 20, 1903 Page: 5 of 8
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TIME-TABLE A. T. & S. I*’. R, R.
S®- 885' dully F.x Hun.... 5.1.' p m
No. 850, 1‘ruiKhl, except Humluy .....8,00 u rn
duHy Ex Sun ...18.30 p m
No.5.11, Irulalii, uxcop. Sunday.. . 1.50 pm
No. 5oS miikfl* connection lit Hutchinson
Tor Kriishk City. Oliicitiro and all pnlniH oast.
AIho for Colorado, New Muxlco and C'allfnr-
olii# ** D('Onoev,ts *ll*r|)|.‘r with No.
•J01 for the Panhundle ol I cxns and points
No. 5o7 connect* at Blurkwoll with
No 533 for Pouch city, Guthrie, Olclnhomu
City and points soul h to Galveston, Texas.
O. D. PICK ENH, A vent
THE SECRET SOCIETIES.
Secret ►oi'lctv raids under Mils licndlnu
will be printed for three dollars per year.
MANUI i^STERLOI >«7 K,
NO. 45, I. o. (J, nuH'l."
every Saturday night ul
l.o.o.E Hull, Manchester.
— ■ ■ Okla.
All Odd Follows In Rood
^ standing cordially Invited
to attend. N. W. PATTON. X. O.
O. W. MORIM , V. G.
C. E. McMULLIX, Secretary.
A. If. T. ASSOCIATION.
Manchester Lodge No. 281, A.Ii.T.A., meets
every Frlduy night. Members In good
standing always welcome.
N. W. PATTON. President.
B n M. MMMONS, Vice-Pres.
S. R. 1' LINO, treasurer.
G. T. PRICE. Secretary.
M AM II ESTER PA M I* NoTtsslTl V. A -
meets every Monday night. All members u
goad standing cordially Invited to attend.
C. F. Thomas, V. o.
_ „ E. A. Wood, W. A.
E. P. FuLt.Eii, Clerk.
—Just, get the Delineator atE. L.
—Butteriek patterns in stock at E.
. L. Smith's.
—Before you go home get a Deline-
ator at E. L. Smith’s.
—200 towels I price.
—N. B. Thomas lias a new house on
his farm nearing completion.
—Tlie special linen sale at E. L.
Smith & Co's, is still going on.
—Twenty sheets of music for $1
Williams Music House, Harper, Kas.
—Everett Watkins made a business
trip to Wichita Monday, returning
—700 pairs mens and boys hose, le
to 5c per pair.
—Ned Pedigo, the fun maker, will
be at the Manchester Opera Douse on
Monday night, Nov. 30.
—Call at the Rock Island lumber
yard and see the simplest, cheapest
and best hay press ever made.
—All parties indebted to us on ac-
count will please call and settle. We
need money just like other folks.
—300 yards heavy canvas 5 and tic
per yard. Good for lining buildings
and to paper on.
—Joel R. Goodley was in town Tues-
day on business and while at this of-
fice had his name added to ottr sub-
scription list for a year.
—Now is the time to buy your linen
goods. Our big sale is still going on
and it will pay you to see them and
get prices. E. L. Smith & Co.
—Are the hunters bothering your
qnailV If so, call at this office and
get a half dozen “no hunting” signs,
printed on cloth, for 25 cents.
—For Sale:—Cash or time; a good
refilled wagon, box, spring seat and a
good 15-foot Day frame, all in good
order. E. P. Fuller.
—Barred Plymoth Rock cockerels,
pure bred, the finest in tlie country,
for sale at 50 cents each. C. T.
Brown. 2* miles northwest of Man-
—D. E. Weaver was over from
Waldron Tuesday to have hills printed
for a grand ball there on Nov. 27. He
also had Dis name added to our sub-
—M. B. Ulsh and wife, son-in-law
and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. II. R.
Swayze, arrived on Friday last from
Barton county, Kansas, for a few
—Mayor Glover of Bluff City was In
town Monday. He had just returned
from his trip to tlie sugar beet factory
at Rocky Ford, Colorado, and could
tell an Interesting story of that indus-
try, which lias become of such promi-
nence in the past few years, and which
causes tlie sugar trust sleepless nights.
Beets grown near Arkansas City were
taken out by tlie party for analysis,
and were found to contain over 17 per
cent of sugar. Beets can bo profitably
handled when they contain twelve
per cent, wliile there is big money in
fifteen and sixteen per cent beets. So
much of the sugar content is due to
the handling of tlio crop, that they
pay accordingly for tlie roots, that tlie
grower may lie encouraged to grow
the best. Whether we ever have a
beet sugar factory in tills sect ion of
not, Mr. Glover is of the opinion that
we can grow alfalfa on every foot of
Harper county and that we ought to
doit. It is the best and most profit-
able hay crop ever grown. A good j
field is a permanent source of revenue.
A farmer living near South Haven
sold tills year alfalfa seed for seven
dollars a bushel, and had over ten
bushels per acre. In addition lie iiad
not less that four tons of Day per acre
worth five dollars per ton. Mr. Glover
insists that tlie men who will be rich
arc those who grow tame grasses and
turn them into cash through tlie
medium of cattle and hogs.—Anthony
—Editor Simmons was over near
Blackstone Sunday to visit some of
bis lriends. Mr. Simmons is increas-
ing his newspaper business very rapid-
ly t Do past year. He lias bad to
enlarge Ills paper for the second time
to keep space for Ills advertisers and
"HI soon enlarge to a six-column
quarto. We ha ve been able to accom-
modate him with imposing stones to
meet bis requirements so far. but if
lie keeps on be Mill have to get them
from the quarry.—Bluff City News.
Thanks, Jlro. Grove; but we feel
that we have all t he stones needed in
our business for some.time to come in
the publication of this paper. The
enlargement to six-column quarto was
made last week and should more room
for advertising and news matter be
needed at any future time it will be
provided in the printing of additional
If you get a copy of this issue of the
Journal and are not a subscriber, It
Is a sample copy and you are invited
to take it Itome and read it. There
will be no charges. J. M. Simmons.
“Stuck” on the Country.
From tlie tone of the following
taken from last week’s Bluff City
News, it would appear that Editor
Grove is very much “stuck” on tlie
We don’t want to leave this part of
Kansas, not just yet—as long as the
flowers keep blooming, potatoes and
string beans keep growing, and we
have friends who are pleased to re-
member that we are pleased to be
remembered—not us. We're fixtures
in ttiis land of peace, plenty and
contentment, and Mr. McCall who
will move the big hardware store
room, “the full of the street” f« r
Frank Baird & Co., couldn't budge us
with all ills tackle.
We hope the ciiange in temperature
since Sunday, which checked the
growth of tlie potatoes and string
beans, nipped tlie blooming flowers
and caused a fellow to stop and think
what had become of his summer's
wages, will produce no serious change
in Bro. Grove’s mind. We would have
him remember that there are at least
a few weeks of beautiful fall weather
yet to come before winter sets in in
earnest, and tliat when it does set in
it will be of short duration and more
tiian likely a mild one. We sincerely
hope tlie ‘‘stuffin’’ lias not been
knocked out of Bro. Grove at one
—Tiie Odd Fellows’ lodge at Man-
chester is preparing for a big time
Saturday night of this week. A ban-
quet will be spread in honor of the
Grand Master, W. II. Williourof By-
ron. who M ill lie present wit li his wife.
There will be work in the initiatory
degree and many other interesting
features. All members of the lodge
and their wives, and all Rebekahs,are
cordially invited. The Manchester
orchestra will be present at the ban-
quet and furnish the best of music.
The ladies are each and all requested
to bring well filled baskets. They
Mill be entertained at the Opera
house until the regular lodge session
—For Sale:—A fifteen-sixteenths
white face bull, three years old. Cali
on Frank Smith, on John I>. Brown
place, one mile east and three miles
north of Manchester. 2ltf
—It don’t pay to let your house go
without being well painted. Amick
& Green can do you a tine job, on
short notice and at a very reasonable
price. See them about it. 51tf.
—It isn't often that we hoar of a
saloon failing in business, but such
was the case at Jefferson recently
wlien the saloon known as the “Sen-
ate Bar,” run by a man named
Woods, was closed under attachment.
—Mrs. Grace Farnsworth called
Saturday to have her name added to
our subscript loti list for a year. She
Was accompanied by Miss Maude
Llewellyn, tlie efficient teacher in the
primary grade of our city schools.
—Tlie first indication we have Dad
that whiter is approaching was on
Monday morning when we got up and
found ice as thick as a window pane
and a bleek, high wind Wowing from
the north. Sunday was as fine No-
vember day as one couD wish tc see.
The present cropof wheat pasture
lias been the cause of many more
farms being fenced this fail. The
farms in this part of the country are
nearly all under fence now, something
we arc very glad to see. We not ice
also that nearly all t he fencing hauled
out consists of locust posts and gal-
vanized wire, whereas a few years ago
every dollar was made to reach as far
as possible and many farmers bought
cheap oak posts and black wire, both
of which rot in this country in about
four or five years. The relative value
of black wire to galvanized is about
the same as the relative vaincof an
oak post fo locust. It don't pay to
buy cheap fencing material.
—Fred Dietz lias named tiis farm
“Apple Grove Farm” and Dad letter
heads and envelopes printed at this
office ior use in Dis correspondence.
Many people do not seem to know
that they can buy letter heads-and
envelopes at this office in 500 lots
each, nicely printed, for less money
than they pay for tlie same material
in live and ten cent lots at tlie stores,
it not only speaks well for the country
to use printed stationery in corres-
pondence. but if you have exhibited
pride in fixing up your farm it would
show good taste on your part to give
it an appropriate name.
—S. L. McMuilin informs us tliat
he has ordered Page hog wire, thirty
inches high, through Frank Ford, to
fence his entire home farm. Mr. Mc-
Mullin lias had excellent success with
hogs and w hen lie gets his new fenc-
ing up lie will be much better fixed
than ever before to handle them. No
other animal pays as well to grow as
tlie hog when properly fixed to handle
him, and we hope to see others follow
Mr. McMullin s example in fencing
their farms hog tight.
—K. A. Wood, although having
been around a printing office more or
loss for \onrs. lias not yet become
fully accustomed to a genuine print-
ing office towel, and on Tuesday feel-
in that the Journal deserved some-
thing cleaner and better lie went out
and bought a couple of new ones and
presented them to us. They refuse to
stand up In the corner and we don't
know whether to thank him for them
—It appears that tlie insanity of
Alvin Wood, formerly of Gibbon, as
stated in the Journal several months
ago, is permanent. It will be remem-
bered that lie was sent to tlie asylum
at Norman last winter and tliat liis
father afterwards secured Dis release
and took him home to the new
country. The Wakita Herald last
weet; lias tlie following concerning
“Last Meek W. II. Wood sent word
up from Binger, Caddo countv, that
Alvin had started this way and to
watch for him. and if lie came here to
report it at once. On Saturday Alvin
appeared near Gibbon, and be was
taken charge of and brought to town.
Word was sent to Mr. Wood, and
Tuesday Albert came up after him.”
—Cheap Bee?:—We have lots of
cat tie on band and tlie market is too
Iom- to think about shipping. In
order to thin them out we are placing
them on the block a lower prices than
ever before sold in tliis country.
Every family can afford to eat fresh
beef now. Choice round, (if cents or
tour pounds for 25 cents; choice loin
or porterhouse, 81 cents or tDree
pounds lor 25 cents. All other meat
at proportionate prices.
S. L. McM ullin & Sons.
—John Van Vrankin, M'lio works
for G. T. Price at tlie elevator, left a
sample of three different kinds of
apples at this office on Monday from a
a barrel shipped by Dis cousin from
Michigan. They are especially line
fla vor and Mr. Van Vrankin has our
1 banks for them, Tlie freight on the
barrel was about $2. Wc*. would sug-
gest to John’s cousin that lie send
two barrels next time as it takes the
greater part of one barrel togo around
among John's friends.
—It is reported that the new time-
card on the Santa Fe will be issued
soon and will go into effect on Sun-
day. Nov. 29. Agent Pickens informs
| us that the new tariff sheets received
by him are printed for Manchester
instead of "C-a-m-e-h-e-s-t-e-r.” No
doubt tliat when tiie new time-card
goes into effect it will do away Math
the old hermaphrodite station name
entirely, as promised some time ago
by General Manager Mudge of the
Santa Fe road,
— Dr. Reed, the new physician from
Amorita who recently moved here
M'itli his family and occupies a bouse
In the northeast part of town, called
Monday to subscribe for tlie Jour-
nal. He says lie will fit up an office
shortly in the H. P. White building
oh the north side of Main street, next
to Dr. Snow’s office.
Miss Sadie Sctimoker is assisting
Miss Diant ha Fite In the postolllce
this Meek an<j as soon as she becomes
acquainted with tlie office Miss Fite
will take np her work again as music
teacher. Miss Sadie has had experi-
ence In the work and will give satis-
faction in the handling of the mails.
— A Reward of five thousand dollars
will be paid by tlie A. T. and S. F.
Ry. Co. for evidence sufficient for con-
vict ion of parties who pulled spikes
and removed mil joints at bridge 447
between Manzolaand Fowler, causing
wreck of No. tt about 1 a. m. on Oct.
30th. H. I'. Mudge, Geul. Mgr.
—J. G. Jefferies Ins about com-
pleted the carpenter work ready for
tlie plasterers in enlarging the Jour-
nal residence and w ill next go to N.
W. Patton's to d> some work there.
Mr. Jefferies is never idle when there
is carpenter work going on In tlie
1 SPECIAL U
And continuing until stock is sufficiently reduced. |
Come one and all and see our fine line of linen goods which we intend to offer at cost prices.
Damask towels at prices from 20c to 55c
i per pair.
| Huck towels 15 to 35c.
Turkish towels 12 to 50c.
We have a very large line of these towels
and wish to dispose of them to make
roam for Christmas goods.
Fine Damask napkins large size were $2.25
» per doz., now $1.60.
White and colored table linen. Full line.
From 25c per yard to $1.50. This is
the best ever shown in Alanchester.
Linen handkerchiefs, ladies’ and Gents.
5 to 25c each. *
Dailies, Stamped & Plain.
All these at popular
SATURDAY, NGV. 14
Continuing until stock is reduced.
v - wWij Manchester. ^
J'»0. G Fut+le,
'pirliil utIei, 1 ion given to the cry me of
In • : ■ sales. Thirty years exjiei ienre. j
Ke-Heon - e see. M I wp.-.i. r.iige 7. Fast- I
tiiliee, Gihbnn, ok la
Physician & Surgeon.
Office Second Door East of
MANCHESTER, - - OKLAHOMA
A. D. UPDEGRAFF ^
Lmi-’ Distance Telephone
No. In .....
MANCHESTER. 0. T.
Tissue Paper Flowers
Cut. Out and Tinted.
Finest line of)-
Ever seen in
* ROACH’S J
f VETERINARY SANITARIUM. 11
. X rib of Rock Island Li r Yard. ? |
* MANCHESTER. - - OKLA. t
*2* Ti’iViw J.
j DR. G. W. SNOW, il
i K^Beady to answer calls anv I
| time day or night. Telephone a
St calls may be made at my ex- §
* pense. Office north side Main S
;S street, opposite drug store. Man- 1
£ Chester, Okla. Residence, first §
5 bouse south C. R. Leland’s, east a
, jjj side of street.
| Good Rios. Gareiui Drivers-
X Manchester Livery Barn,
J SIMMONS & WATK.NS, Propr’s. ♦
| Gome and see us. Memsier> |
Veterinary G. J. Roaph went to
Pond Creek •Yctluosa.i) on business.
WE HAVE THE TYPE.
WE HAVE THE PRESSES
And ail other material for turning out
FIRST CLASS JOB PRINTING
We do no cheap work, but our prices are alwaws very
reasonable. Come in and let us figure on your next bill
or printing. We print anything from a milk ticket to the
largest poster. A trial is all we ask.
Ho Artistically Arranged
A,^ays Attracts Attention. Having added new material
in that department we can make your Ad attractive. We
reach almost every family who trades at Manchester
Advertising pays others—why not you? Try it.
THE MANCHESTER JOURNAL
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