The Fairview Republican. (Fairview, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, September 23, 1904 Page: 1 of 8
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REASONS FOR'HIOH Tmj wmmuhim. | STRIP-OPENING CELEBRATION I woraaiTm wionctoom
*'"**" ------------- — I le ^ ^5,000 Tons Is Expected - * - 'i a young married couple of Oolo-
in Oklahoma. TIVOLI IN SOUTHEAST WOODS COUNTY I Ph stopped atone of th° best botei
SlimJCCIJiTi r v cci mini urn linSt. Louis, About 2 a. m. th
SOME FIGURES FROM THE RECORDS
WHICHvDISCLOSE SOME RATHER
An Expensive Luxury Is Our Sheriff.
Why are taxes in Woods county
ao high? Why is it that the per
cent of tuxation remains practically
the same from year to year in face
of the fact that the property valua-
tion has increased so rapidly ? Why
are landholders held up for over
four per cent of theassessed valua-
tiouof their farms in additiou to
their property tax when practically
the same rate of taxation furnished
money enough to rqn the county
government when land was not tax-
These are pertinent questions
Which the voters of Woods county
are asking and they are entitled to
a fair answer.
A perusal of the county records
will disclose some startling facts
that will help the voter to decide
these questions for himself.
* First take a look at the records
relative to the office of sheriff. The
reports of the Sheriff, on file in the
office of the County Clerk show that
while sheriff D. C. Oates has receiv-
ed tbcf followingamounts.
1st quarter . . . $1691.11
2nd quarter . . , $2272.08
3rd quarter . . $1925.91
4th quarter . \ . $2322.62
Total . . $821L72
1st quarter . . $3481.07
2nd quarter . . . $2740.28
3rd quarter , . $3120.65
4th quarter . . . $2659.30
Total . . $12001.30
1st quarter . . $2129.49
2ud qnarter . . . $2791.10
Total i year . $4920.59
Total 31 years . $33,854.53
Farmers, spidy these figures care-
fully and ask yourselves if you care
to again entrust the office of sheriff
to one who has thus enriched him-
self at the expense of the taxpayers.
The moral is plain. Vote for
Hadwiger for Sheriff.
Next week we will give some fig-
ures in regard to the Register of
Deeds office as conducted by J. B.
Doolin. that are even more startling
than the above.
Guthrie, O. T., Sept. 10.—Secre-
tary Thoburn, of the board of agri-
culture, estimates the broomcorn at
one-third of a ton per acre. This
would place the output at more than
three time the amount produced in
1902, and about four times as much
as last year. About 300,000 acres
were planted in broom corn last
spring, and at the estimate given
the present crop will yield about
35,000 tons. Present indications
are that the product will bring about
$55 a ton. This means that the
broom corn growers will realize in
the aggregate $1,925,000.
fn 1902 the total yield in the ter-
ritory was only 11,260 tons, and last
year’s about 9,700 tons. In 1902the
crops brought an average of *75 a
ton, making the total value of the
crops a’ little more than $800,000.
Since that time, however, there has
been a gradual depreciation in the
market. However, many farmers
will hold their broom corn until
late in the hope that the old price
will be restored.
At $55 a too there will be no great
disappointment. The cidtivatiou-of
the staple at that figure is very pro-
fitable, and the indications now are
that hext year the crop will be at
least 50 per cent larger than it was
A Big Crowd and a Good Time.
For a number of years, Tivoli
---- kji ywkraf ilVOll I . .
has observed the anniversary of the wnstairs on the jur
“Opening of the Cherokee Strip,’ | afu£htonbut_ber “nighty.
Louis, About 2 a. m. the
husband was seized suddenly with
severe stomach cramps and was al-
most frantic. His wife was much
frightened, but knew that something
must be done quickly, so without
waiting to put on any clothing start-
ed downstairs on the jump with
--wm ■ ■ m i ivh
D. H. Buffer & Co.
______n vuui _ . . ---- u*guuy. IVUII*
September 16th’1893 and its’observ-l!1)!112‘nt0 th! d‘Ding r00m she saw
ance this year vvas attended by larg-p°“U CrUet 0,1 the tabl°-
er and mnro _____ emptying
West side of
H. BOEHS, Manager.
er and more enthusiastic crowd's I . *he contents into
than ever. | handkerchief she started upstairs
Two days were given over'.to j
general good time and was fully eu-
on the run, and entered the first
dpqr she came to. Here she saw a
Plolir Case Decided.
The Supreme Court has sustained
the judgment of the lower court in
the Flohr cases and remanded them
»yith orders that their sentences be
pqfofced. Mr. and Mp. Flohr were
brqught to Alva, Tuesday, and will
soon be taken to the penitentiary at
Lansing, Iiausas, to serve the sen-
tences imposed, Mr. Flohr three
years and Mrs. Flohr one year.—
Death oi Mr Ward.
Mr. Shadrick Ward, one of the
best known and most respected
citizens of Ironton *died Sunday
night at about midnight at the Olive
Hotel. The deceased was 89 years,
6 months and 26 days old, and up
until a few hours of his death he
was felling exceedingly well. He
retired as usual, but at about 11 o’-
clock ho aroused his daugtber, Mrs.
Brammor on account of his illness.
A physician was summoned, but Mr.
Ward died soon after the arrival of
The deceased was born in Virgin-
ia in 1815. but came to Ironton soon
thereafter. He figured prominently
in the industrial growth of Ironton
in the earlier days, and amassed
quite a fortune. He was a most
estimable gentleman, and his death
will bo generally regretted.
Mr. Ward is ’survived by one sis-
ter, Mrs. Wash Kerr,aged93 years,
and by three daughters, Mrs. F. F.
Brammer of Ironton, Mrs. T. M,
Cecil of Cincinnati and Mrs. (3. S.
Markin of Fairview, Oklahoma. A
number of grandchildren and great
grandchildren also survive.
The funeral will'take place at 2
o’clock, Thursday afternoon, from
the Olive Hotel and the interment
will be in \Voodland cemetery.—Ir-
onton (Ohio) Daily.
seuerai good time and was fully eu- “
winners. I s abdomen. The man let out a
The same spirit of push and en- K'*up ?^ly, shout-
terprise shown bv the settlers onfifi! ? * y t0".e^ Woman -"bat
that memorable dav when thevnmrlo L oi, .1 are y°u doing?” There was
| the “grand run” for homes in this the “ frUhL^ed1 half °to
new land, was shown by every per- death, the poor wife found her room
son present and the well drefcsed uDd ,1suffering husband. She told
and happy people were olain indi pll7, . ,troubles and it tickled him
proud of our productive Oklahoma. 0 -—--1--
The program for each day showed t>ailk Statement
care and preparation and was en- i
joyed by all.
| L.’ WILLll0cA8hifrr68idBnt |
The Bank of Fairview 1
(“The Oldest Bank in Fairview”)
No political talking was allowed
from the rostrum, but candidates
were on hand to meet and get ac-
quainted with the people,
The celebration’ was a success in
every way and Tivoli will always
hayo a good crowd whenever they
wish to celebrate.
RBPOHT OB’ TUB'CONDITION of
F«irview, in the Territory of Oklahoma, at
close of business, September 6, 1004.
Loans and Discounts.............- *20,404.46
Overdrafts, secured and unsecured...... IW2.61
U. S. Bonds to secure circulation.... 6 500 00
Premiums on U. St Bonds...........’56
Banking House, Furniture, Fixtures'.'a.HUO.'oo
Due from National Banks (not reserve
agents)...............................j 6.is 72
Due from State Banks and Bankers..... 8,278.92
Due from approved reserve agents...... 1,000.00
^ necks and other cash items..........f. ..605.26
- «~,3r currency, nickels
Lawful Monk? Rkservb in Da.4k, viz :
Lc«a l-tender notes.... 380.00............1,638.03
Redemption fUI1(1 with u. s Tr,,,lsurpr'
(•> per cent of circulation)............ 025,00
Capital Stock, fully paid in, . $10,000.00
Individual Wealth of
If you need money to buy feed and provlaloni until
after harvest, you can got It of us.
- VARIETY TEST.
This experimepl includes thirty
varieties this season. Most of these
have been grown for a number of
years on j;he Station farm. Severn1 Checks and other cash items
new.varieties were added to-the Itef lSJt'1 •1 vtiu-r NaUouaib«i k.......
last fail, but none of these made any F™Ln"“l.pttporo,lrrPncj' nieke,s
better showing than the old varieties
which had been well tested and are
undoubtedly varieties which can be
giown in Oklahoma with success.
In fact the new varieties gave much
lower yield than the new varieties
included in the old list. The yields
this year in the case of all varieties
are much lower than those reported
last season The dry weather dur-
ing the winter and spring months
was the cause of this reduction.^The
early wheats sufferd to a greater ex-
tent than the late wheats. It was
also a noticuble fact that the hard
wheats appeared to withstand the
dry weather and return better yields
per acre than the soft wheats. A J *■ Arthur Hess. Cashier of till- above named
hank, do solemnly swear that the above
Capital stock paid in.......... (v.i rn
Undivided profits, less expenses.......
auu taxes paid.................681.06
National Bauk notes outstanding........6,200.00
Due to State Ranks anti Hankers........
Individual deposits subject to check.. .12,310.79
Demand Certificates of Deposit.......... 254 91
rime certificates of deposit............ 1,360.80
Bills payable, including certificates of
deposit for money borrowed.........
Tkr ritory of Oklahoma.
Cou NT? of Woo ns,
See us for prices on job lots.
Our market will be open on Sun-
days, from . . . (j to 10 a. m.,
and from . . . . 5 „ «p. m.
The highest market price
paid for hides..
STRANATHAN & L0WDER, Prop’s.
A Boy’s Wild Ride For Lfe.
With family around expecting him
to die<, and a son riding for life, 18
miles, to get Dr. King's New Dis-
covery for Consumption, Coughs
and Colds, W. H. Brown, of Lees'
ville, Ind, endured death’s agonies
frota asthma; but this wonderful
mediciue gave instant relief and soon
cured him. He writes: “I now sleep
soundly every night.” L!ks mar-
velous cures of Consumption, Pneu-
monia, Bronchitis, Coughs, Colds
and Grip prove its matchless merit
for all Throat and Lung troubles. .
Guaranteed bottles '50c and $1 000,
Trial bottles free ut Di, Lindly,
Drug Store. ____
Anthony Republican: J. W. Glide-
well has been nominated for commis-
sioner of the third district by the
Republicans of Woods county, Okla-
homa. The writer has known Mr.
Glidowoll for twenty-two yoars and
knows ho w ill make one of the most
capable und conscientious officers
Woods county baa ever had.
Guests at Floyd Hotel.
During the week onding iastev-
ening, the following guests have
registered at the Floyd Hotel:
G F Tobin, Conway Springs, twins,
Chan A Forrest, R I System.
J R Chlsman, A H Berens, Roy Mnttico, W L
Muhaffy, J P Collier, J A Moore, Okla. City.
■F M Soin, Rush,
R II Hughes, Atchison, Kails.
C H Hoyt, C H Cox,’Geo H Welch, Auausta.
A K Gunnaway, St Louis.
Cluis Conley, Geo Vhu Zunt. A R Swain, Dan
Swain, Wm Slmfer. C G Sly, Roy Shafer, TC
Groon, A E Bryant, H T Edwards, A \ Grnmly,
I K Shollield, A1 Keith, J A Maycumbor, F Q
Lump, Roscoe. ^
JJFoncher, Walter Ianlo, J J Fouuhe, OS
C J Slom'cker, Ok«M»ne.
C M Wood, St Joe, Mo.
II J Stdno, J H Aufdoreheled and partner,
Joe Grillith, Cleo,
M. McCauley, Ark City.
Mrs. Johnson, Parsons, Tenn.
J. G. Thompson, C. A. Bonnot, Anthony.
II. A. Noah, Alva.
Mps. S. V. McGroovy, Carmen.
R \ Converse and wife, Ipgersol.
J G Winno, B H Herndon, Walter Derby, Wich-
SR Miller, W W Cliockley T L Rogorson,
Ora Condrcay, Emil Coridneay, Chester.
*--Rose, K C.
Mrs Etta Worthan, V G Jones, J D Kstes, 0
F Durbin and boy, Oliver Willis. Harvey Bor-
ilen, 1 W Lowiler, W liruwn, C H Borden nud
rd e.'iw.^.tkr ’......... ..............
We have a chance to get a car of
Russia wheat, It has only been in
this country one year. Th'oso want-
ing some of this leuvo their orders
with us at once. -Fairview Milling
short list of some of the most im-
poiant varieties with yields per acre
is given below:—Turkey, 19.32:
Missouri Blue Stem, 15.76; Sibley’s
New Golden. 12.40; Crimean, 14.66;
Weissenburg. 13.27; Banat, 13.01
Early Ripe, 12;46; Pester Boden,
12.28; 1 heiss, 12.10; Big English,
ll.fil; Fultz, 11 ;55; Red Russian,
10.87; Early Red Clawson,' 10.81;
Fulcaster, 10.20 bushels.
The following varieties yielded
less than ten bushels per acre: Big
Frame, Zimmerman, Pickaway, Ger-
man Emperor, New Red Wonder,
Oregon Rod, Gypsy Amber, Paris,
Eultzo-Mediterranean, White Won-
dor, Frost Proof May, Malakoff, Be-
logian, and Mediterranean.
A variety of Macaroni wheat seed
of which was purchased from a firm
in Guthrie, yiolded 8.3iybushels per
The above wheats were grown on
small areas and because of the low
yields, the Station is unable to sup-
ply seed wheat this season. The
results of the experiment in pastur-
ing wheat will bo published later.
A Melon Sugar Experiment.
An experiment is being tried this
year that il found to be successful
will make, the lund around Byron
worth $100 an acre. It is to make
sii^rar out ofwatormolonsi. In case
it is found thut sugar can bo made
from the core of melons, rfyron would
soon become a center of the sugar
industry. Melons will grow in that
vicinity with but little rain and the
cost of tending and marketing them
is but a trifle und if sold for three
eonts apiece, would not the farmers
more money than au average wheat
crop.—K. C. Journal.
.......•» ntui. LUO UUOV9
statement is true to the best of my kaowledne
Arthur Hkss, Cashier.
Subscribed ami sworn to before me this 12tli
day of Soptombor, 1904.
M. Evans, Notary Public.
My commission expires July 22, 1906,
M. S. Miller ) '
T. E. Elmore J- Directors
J. E. Garnett )
REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF
TKEjUANK OF FAIRVIEW
at Fairview, in the Territory of Oklahoma, ut
tlie close of business, September 3rd, 1904.
Loans and Discounts................
Overdrafts, secured and unsecured
Stocks, Bauds, \Varrauts, etc.....
Furniture and fixtures.......... . .
Other Real Estate Owned.........
Checks and other cash items........
Exchange for Clearing House
Cash und sight exchange.......
David Story, President. J. E. Garnett, Vice President.
Arthur Hess, Cashier.
First National Bank
Collects taxes, and issues drafts on all foreign countries W»
have ample funds on hand ut all times In “ Wf
wXsafc banking*’ ^ourTusL^ consistent
Capital stock paid in...........
Undivided Profits, Less Expenses
and Taxes paid.............................59^ ()7
Individual deposits subject to check.. ..32,114.19
Demand certificates of deposit..........3,708 39
Cashier's Checks Outstanding ... .*............ W.87
TunniTonv an- Oklahoma,
County or Woods,
t, H. Clay Willis, ProsiUoiit of tlm ahovo
aamoil bank, ilo solmnoly swoar thiit tlio ahovo
statement is true and that said hank has no
otla-r liatiilitios .and is 110L i-adorsiirou any noto
or oblidatloa other than thut shown in the
above statement, tp the best of n\y knawloilgo
und bellof, so help me Gpd.
It. Olay Wii.lih, President.
Subscribed nnd sworn to before mo tliis 12th
day of Sept, 11104.
O. M, Evans, Notary Public.
My commission expires July 22d, 1006,
S, R Nelson, j
Guests At Stilwell House.
Guests at the Stilwell House for
J 1< Hughey, James A Knee, Cleo.
E Stornborg, Dam\
J D Simpson, Alva.
Qeorso Strong K E Harmon, Grantou.
W F Brandon, Providence, OT.
Howard Sowie and wife, Costos.
•J A Howrey Canadian, Toxas.
Homei Hankins, Lnahvillo, Kans..
J A Howard, Sullivan, I. T.
C W Slade, Wichita, Kails.
W F Brandon, Carmen,
R C Gants, McPherson, Kims,
IV D Wooten, ---
Mrs E Stiitton, N S Bediosor, P M Evans,city
St. Louis Hates.
Every .Sunday, Monday. Tuesday
Wednesday and Thursday during
September, October and November
1904. The Orient Ry. will sell
tickets Fairview to St Louis and
return for $11,45. Good only
seven day, No baggage checked
and no sleeping oar privileges.
-Furhiers wanting seed wheat can
make urrangemats to get it through
the Fuirvew Milling Co. They of
fer to handle it free of charge.
J. T. KERSEY,
Estimates furnished free.
o. m. evans!
Legal and Real Estate busi-
ness. I write fire, lightning,
hail and tornado insurance.
COLLECTIONS A SPECIALTY
L, Williy. | Directors,
If you want a hand Cream Soptt»**#r
that- will do clean Hkimiulug with
cold or warm milk, and iau> that W|R
not clog, buy a
J. H. RATZLAFF, Agent,,
Fairview, . Oklahoma.
- - J. M. McHone - -
Estimates furnished on any class
W. J. BROWN, *
WATCH-MAKEH AND JEWELER;
At Lind ley’*1 Drlig Storo. Stop In
and glvo mo a trial.
Fairview, - - Oklahoma.
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