The Mountain Park Herald (Mountain Park, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, June 12, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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THE MOUNTAIN PARK HERALD
If we can’t face a live issue, we won't strut over the grave of a dead one.
MOUNTAIN PARK. OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY JUNE 12. 15*08
SCHOOL LAND BILL.
Many of our nidm will hud . , , , i, , , - — i uimitnc<
the following pres* dbpsteh in- )hec,,unt> -two "h.ch be carried on in order to win. as Hol,art Monday.
1 shall be farmers. *L-----— -----'— - *-**"
shall Ik* appraised by a Inward of|of the bill. It is realized that a LOCAL AND PERSONAL
three appraisers, all non resi- very aggressive campaign muat i
.Miss Blanche Spicer visited in
teresting as giving the present
status of the school land ques-
“The draft of the seh<K>l land
bill, which is to he submitted to
the people of the state at the
November election under the
initiative and refere. dum, is
now complete, and the circulat
ing of initiative petitions in its
liehalf will he commenced at
The bill as drafted hears a
stronger resemblance to the one
the constitution requires a hill
The two years residence is re- thus voted on by the people
tained as in the house hill, as to to receive a majority of all votes
non-residents of the state, who cast at the election, and not
must live two years on the lands merely a majority of the votes
they have purchased before they on that particular question. The
can acquire title. No person is people who fail to vote, through
allowed to purchase more than indifference or ignorance of the
160 acres, and no one except a question ut issue, will all be
counted against the bill.”
lessee who now owns more* than
160 acres of land, whether in
Oklahoma or elsewhere, can lie- Linger Cut Off.
come a purchaser. The lessees’! Little Pearl, the seven year
preference right shall uttatch to old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.
which passed the house than to ^ acres but any member E. Morehead. was the victim of
the nn* aim rH l.v ti„. W hls fan,lIy of lawful »n- a very painful accident last !■ ri-
the one agreed ujK»n by the te: ■
ate committee, and under con-
sideration in that body at the
adjournment of the legislature*.
It makes no provision for a sep-
arate vote on the different class-
es of land, as was done in the
senate bill, and under its pro-
eluding married sons and daugh- day. She. with her younger sis-
ters. with lesses’ consent, may ter and and (1. L Hazel’s little
have the preference right to pur- boys, was conveying a lawn
chase an additional quarter sec-'mower to the Morehead home;
If any of the lands still remain one of the boys pulled. A sud-
unsold in 15*15, the maximum | den jerk of the machine caught
Mrs. Carpenter came in fn>m
Lawton Tuesday and will spend
some time here.
It. M. Kirkes of Cordell is vis-
iting his daughter. Mrs. Horn,
out on route 3.
It. 11. Jones made a business
trip to Kansas City and St. Louis
the first of the week.
Mrs. A. Dickinson returned
home Monday night from a two
months visit in Missouri.
The best Hour, meal and feed
at the best prices at the White*
Britton Mercantile Company.
Come unto me all ye that are
weary and poorly dressed and I
Pearl was behind pushing while ™ ? ™\ot Churchill’s
visions the voter must either | aT>U,nt to.be,8old,to one >,crson, the'ittle fin£er of her ri«bt hand
cast his ballot for the sale of 118 be/aised- a»d •» hxed at 320 and cut it off just aliove the first
ing and indemnity, or against1 , e .l!1111 enl,rely with- Solon Bracken says he is in
the sale of any of it. < raw u. Miiwral land* are not favor of bathing and would not
■ Especial points of difference 0 16 8° unb after l91o. Land discourage a tendency to cleanli-
between this hill and those con- i Cl ,e8’ w ,cb be sold llesg. ^ut thinks that w’hen it
sidered by the legislature are °r °'vnsl es. parks, etc., is re- t)econies necessary for young wife and maybe so a kid or two
the 5 per cent payment down at, ^Trv . . discretion of the men t0 undress and go in the to boot—Will J. Dickson, agent,
the time of purchase, the fixing d,scret,on ofschool land com- creek thcy oUjrht to have sense , . . , ,
- . , . . . . - missioners. Six acre nlots are , , , . . the members and friends ot
of the rate of interest at 5 per ' * . , and decency enough to go to „ „ w , , ..
reserved for burial grounds ___?........ e__Rev. W L. Lees congregation
best. — Will J. Dickson, agent.
Ladies, don’t fail to see our
fine line of ladies’ and children’s
slippers, hose, handkerchiefs,
etc., before you buy. 10c ox-
ford laces for 5c and ladies’ 25c
white hose for 18c for two weeks.
Blessed is be that buyeth a
Churchill suit; for he can get a
cent instead of 4 per cent, and |
the long time allowed. The pur-
chaser may have forty years in
Preparations are being made
cnasermay imv e loriy years in . .. , ...... I
which to pay for the land if he by the less««* their friends | Shoes—the best—at White-
wishes. hut may pay out the for an active propaganda in favor Britton Mercantile Company’s,
whole amount after five years if '
he so desires. The 5 per cent
payment down holds good in all
■ uses except where the land sells
for less than $1,000, in which
case the first payment is to be
All lands must he sold at pul -
lie auction on the steps of the
v junty court house of the county
n which the lands hi * locatid.
E ich bidder must put up a cash
deposit equivalent to the ap-
praised value of the improve-
ments on the land for which l e
is bidding. The lessee must im-
mediately, before another tr. ct
is put up, exercise his option of
taking the land at the highest
hid, or accept the deposit in
payment for his improvements.
If no bid is made the lessee may
take the land at its appraised . . .. .... . i
value. Such sales are not to be rha above w one of the many beautiful scenes in and
held in more than one ciuntv on our G'enwood’ the ™09i dutiful natural park in all
thesameday Oklahoma—where thousands will this year celebrate the
The land* and improvements <;iorious Fourth of Ju>y* Everybody knows Glen wood.
r • %* -* urjn
of him by giving him a substan-
tial pounding last Monday night.
Just a few two-piece suits left
at G. W. Stephenson’s, priced
away down, for the trade that
wants good goods and good
style. He makes a specialty of
all that men and boys wear,
our shirts, hats, ties, slippers,
Just arrived a large lot of
Star Brand Shoes, for men,
women and children. These are
shoes of standard make and es-
tablished quality. You run no
risk in buying goods of this
character. The price is also uni-
versally fixed and recognized as
right Call and look at them.
White-Britton Mercantile Co.
When you hoys and men fail
to find what you want at the
big stores and cheap stores, go
to Stephenson’s and get the
best—it’s chea|>erthan the cheap
stuff. He keeps some cheap
goods, too, especially in suits of
clothes, but he tries to sell the
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Roberts, Luther. The Mountain Park Herald (Mountain Park, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, June 12, 1908, newspaper, June 12, 1908; Mountain Park, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc853441/m1/1/: accessed September 22, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.