Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 40, Ed. 1 Monday, February 17, 1908 Page: 4 of 8
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OFFICIAL PArSB CF CItADY COUNTY
rufered at the restofEee at Cbickas-ba Oklahoma
as Second Class Mail Matter
;hickasha okla. Monday February 17 1903
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.Mr. J. P. Junai
:.s uwv win tor a
ACT NOW GET READY FOR GOOD TIMES
In considering the general industrial situation It Is well
to be.sr in wind that the present small consumption must
1)9 made up in the cot distant fiuure by a consumption
wry much greater than the high point reached lust year.
There is no let-up in the increase in population. With an
Increase in population of 2000000 a year with an enor-
mous increase in consumptive requirements by virtue of
Improved labor-saving machinery and modern methods
the activity of 1905-1 SOB and the early part of 1907 great
as it seemed at the time will soon be but a normal con-
dition. Our regular volume of business considering the
growth of the county must in the very near future equal
that of the period mentioned while the abnormal or spec-
ial periods of activity will run as far ahead of that as that
was ahead of 8 or 10 years ago.
City growth has only fairly begun. The great cities of
the country wiih one or two exceptions are not much
more than overgrown viilases. Municipal improvements on
a scale never seen in our country must go forward. Good
roads must bo built fit a cost of hundreds of millions of
dollars and every other line of work needed by a virile
vigorous population of 85000000 people at present to be
1030ut)000 people 10 years hence and 180000000 20 years
hence backed by resources unequalled elsewhere on the
face of the earth must go forward upon such a scale
commensurate with our naturil advantages and the world's
wonderful material progress.
Now when labor is cheap and abundant when building
material is lower than it has been for some years when
iron is down in price when machiuo shops can accept
and till orders within a reasonable time is pre eminently
the opportunity for the far-seeing man to prepare for
the future and for the hustling man or concern to secure
business. In this time of dullness and low prices when
the timid folks are unwilling to spend a dollar for fear
prosperity will never return the man of strength and
force and business ability should be putting his factory
into shape re-equipping it with the best machinery en
Urging his plant in order to enable him to produce lo the
best advantage and at the lowest cost. This is a great
time a time of opportunity for the business man who
wants lo be ready to reap his full harvest of prosperity
with the next swing of the pendulum from the present de
pression to the high water mark of the future. Nobody
need imagine for ono moment that this country will not
toon right Itself. Mr. Charles A. Moore president of Man
liing .Maxwell & Moore the preat. machinery builders and
handlers discussing the outlook for the future said:
i;n;c but in the loiti? run growth of the vountry will always
beat them." The men who recognize these facts and who
sieze an opportunity such as this are the ones who al-
ways make the fortunes of the. world.
This is the time for men who can command capital
and municipal and county authorities to carry forward
tneir projected improvements. Hundreds of thousands of
laborers are out of employment wages are low and ma-
terials can be bad at a much lower cost than last year.
Under such circumstances men who expect to build and
can secure the needed capital ought to go ahead at once
while states cities towns and counties which have planned
for public improvements should act immediately. They
would thus secure the lower cost of construction work and
help to create prosperity.
THE SCHOOL BOND PROPOSITION
A resolution passed by the school board requesting that
committees be nppoiuted by the commercial club and other
organizations interested in civic affairs to investigate the
needs of the schools is worthy of more than passing at-
tention. The idea is an excellent one and should be carried out.
While there is no subject in which people generally are
more interested than the public schools it is a fact that
few know their condition and needs from personal obser
vation. The committees suggested should be able to furnish
ho public a vast amount of Information that will be of great
The bond election has been postponed ami in the mean-
lime the entire situation should be sifted and discussed with
a view to unanimity of action when the election is held.
The board has been earnestly considering the question of
more buildings for many months and 1 heir investigations
lead them to ask for an $85000 bond issue but there were
many who belic-ved this amount larger than is required.
There is no doubt that the bond issue would have encoun
tered opposition from tnis source although in all proba
bility it would have carried but there is no reason for' any
division of sentiment on a question of this kind. . The peo
ple of Chickasha want good schools and are willing to pay
for thein. If the needs demand $50000 or $100000 thev
will vote it without and scruples about burdening the next
generation. The present generation is under no obligation
to provide all the senool facilities that may be needed for
forty years or more; it is right that the folks coining after
us should help to pay for that which will benefit them.
But the point to be emphasized and which is to be gained
by the action of the proposed committees is to unify public
sentiment insuring no opposition of consequence when the
bonds are voted upon. The commercial club is an or-
ganization (hat can put through any proposition thai
is igree upon. It embraces all classes of citizens in
its membership and the school question should be consid-
ered by them. AVhen the committees have made their in-
vestigation a joint meeting of the club the school board
and all citizens should be held and an agreement should
be reached. Let's get together talk it over and then let
every citizen stand by whatever proposition is agreed
(Furnished by the Chlekasha Ab-
stract company rooms 7-8 Johnson
building; phone 3fS.)
J. D. Sparks and May Sparks o A.
V. Lanier and J. S. Lanier hick 32
Sparks' additions containing lots No.
1 to 24 inclusive ?"50.
H. J. Engebretson and wife to Wil-
bui Conner lot 2. tilock 12 Chickasha
James A. B. Garris and wife to Mor
gan Grant southwest quarter of the
northwest quarter of the northwest
quarter; west one-half of the south-
west quarter of the northwest quarter
of section 25 township 10 north range
7 west $3000.
Robert Brown to Binnie A. Collins
lots 4 5 and 6 block 8 in proposed
addition to Tuttle $600.
James M. Campbell and wife to Alois
Dusek to acres in section 1 township
9 north range 7 west. $400.
Susan Frances Campbell and Hus-
band to Alois Dusek ten aevres in
section 1 township 9 north range 7
Amioihy Hampton to X. I. Goddard
40 acres in section 19 township 7
north range 8. west $530.
W. H. McMahon and wife to A. G.
Pannill lots 5 and C block .10 Minco
'William Campbell to Alois Dusek 10
acres in section 1 township 0 north
range 7 west $100.
Minnie Campbell to Alois Dusek 10
acres in section 1 township 9 nenii
range 7 wesl $IOn.
William Daniels and Neva DanieU.
to William (!. tarter lots o and
block 79 ( hickasha 4-1. '
John it. Toggle and Jio'a Toggle lo
Joseph Welch lot 10 block -i Ttiggle's
First addition to Cottonwood (Verden.l
Whtn a great industry like that of the Sigmca Furnature
Factory can build up its present magnitude with costly power
and other disadvantages that are now being removed what may
not a factory be able to do under future advantage?
It would appear that Chickasha and vicinity should be the
With the cheap power to be at the service of manufactories
. i Chickasha should within a very few months locate several In- :
dustries and with the right kind of encouragement back of the i '
t Commercial Club the industries will come. I -
Every citizen should be ready to respond as the oppor- S
tune moments present themselves ' i I
Ask Your Grocer 1
For Full Cream flour
Joseph H. Phillips executor to Wil-
liam Waltermire lots 8 9 and 10.
block 2 West Hill addition Chickasha
C. Sehlotierbeek and S. Lourma Schlot-
terbeck to W. A. Bryant lots 15 and
15 block 3 Pocasset $140.
Severt Tendall and Carrie Tendall to
Aufiu ICrsland lot2 block 12 Norway
Polina Hardy to It. E. Frazier 23
acres in section 28 township 0 north
range 7 west $250. S
GIVES A BECIM
Tne teachers o" 'he Graham school
of music gave ih-.ir muithly recital
tsiuiriiay anerm'0 i to too pupils and
f.u-ir parents and friends.
It was very much enjoyed by all in
attendance. The following pros-ram
Duo Taramell Holer
Misses Graham and Hooss
Pi-'no "The Flattc-iora" ..Chaminadu
Song "On the Wings of Music"
1'iano Val;e in A flat "Noc-
Piano -'iiuiterlly" Greig
. . lii'aga
obi I ga to
Piano fsonato "Grave ami Alle-
Concerto "Cappriclo Diiuiuiiie
Misses Graham and Hooss
Orchestral accompaniment on sec
The possibilities of Intelligent devel
opment are getting easirer to under-
stand. The old fallacy that a minstrel
show Is not a legitimate theatrical
production is long since exploded The
thousands of patrons of Richards &
Pringle'B Famous Georgia Minstrels is
but a voluntary endorsement of this
well known company. Nothing but
packed houses would permit the carry-
ing of such a large company as they
do. At the opera house February 21
will deniiirisii-'te that this uum-ual or-
ganization will pack thch ouse as usual.
T03 LUTE 10 CLASSIFY
WANTED Store roora man; ono
with grocery experience preferred.
Early hotel. 3-17-31
FOE KENT Two unfurnished
rooms for light housekoepping. Apply
at Callaway's Furniture store 2 17 2t
WANTED riuce to work for board
and 0 to school. Cull 728 S. Eighth
FOR RENT Two large rooms new-
ly furnished; with electric light tnd
bath. Suitable for three or four lad-
ies ar gentlemen or married couple.
Central location. Inquire this efTlce
or 'Phone 90 2-17 tf
WANTED Two dining room girls
and one pantry girl at 'lie MM.va
CHICKASHA IS GROWING
"Greater Chickasha" is fast becon
ing a realitr. Two recent additions to
the city's population are a prominent
furniture dealer and a banker.
The new furniture man will be con
nected with the firm of Claycomb &
Anderson being a son of .Mr. and Mrs
Oatley Anderson who arrived in the
city Saturday to the tveat joy of the
The banker joins the force of the
Citizens' National and is the m of
.Air. and Mrs. B. P. Smith whose resi
dence in Chickasha dates frosn today
Fresh oysters lard tender and Juicy
meats; only the best of everything in
our line. Phone 140. Neat's Meat
market. 1-24-1 mo
if you want the best baking re-
suits. It has stood the test of
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llltU'Y UU UVCU iUiU IUC UlCdU
rolls pies cakes etc. made
from it came out "bright and
smiling" when even a fair baker
used it. Paste that name (or
this ad) in your pantry please.
Chickasha Milling Company
a P. SMITH. Prwidont.
W. W. HOKNE. Vies) Preident.
WM IN MAM Vt Prwidaht
SD. F JOBN3. Cihl
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Surplus and Profits $45ooo.oo
Your Business Solicited
F. SMITH WM. INMAN W. W. HORNS J. P. BHAKP
J. F. DRIGGKES J. C. DKIGGKH3 ED. P. JOHJT3
Aesenati of mwctiAuU. eoipomtioii nd bHi?(1nl oilcttod. tnry eonrtef tdJ
inunt nh eouxtrratiTt Making
If your furniture cooking
heating cr gasoline stoves
need repairing phone us
and we will do the rest.
We also do upholstering.
We call for and deliver all
work : : : :
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
Geo S. Fcrd & h
FhoSe7GS 11S S. CihSt
Oppoiic Vown'i LiOtry tarn '
Bath tr.il jlnn! Boots
Vbi Stwy brick
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Regular Meals 25 cents
Lunch Counter Always Open
811 Chickasha Avenue
Z. L. McFarlandfdiPro
MP IT'S CAnLAD'S IT'S ALRIGHT
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Famous CEioppeli-Wintcrhof f
OPENING PLAY MONDAY NIGHT
A Beautiful Story of the Southland
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Special Wednesday Matinee
Children - 10c
Adults - 25c
H 300 Cow Dairy 600 Acres or Land
South of City
TIIE FAMOUS GARLAND BUTTER
.Pure Cream end Milk
Delivered Anywhere In the City
J. II. 1 RE! MAN V.. S. DOl'OAN ;
i)EAIERS IN '
Coal Grain Wood Feed and all Kinds of -
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Evans, George H. Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 40, Ed. 1 Monday, February 17, 1908, newspaper, February 17, 1908; Chickasha, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc733264/m1/4/: accessed January 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.