The Wanette Enterprise (Wanette, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 41, Ed. 1 Friday, March 7, 1913 Page: 1 of 4
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The Wanette Enterprise
DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF WANETTE AND POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY. THE PEOPLES’ POPULAR WEEKLY.
WANETTE, POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 1913
MRS. GEORGE M.
The Social Embroidery Club
was entertained at the home of
Mrs. Geo. W. Jenking Thursday,
February 27th, very pleasantly.
Three members, Mrs. J. A.
LaReau, Mrs. D. W. Poor, and
Mrs. Joseph LaReau were absent
on account of sickness.
The afternoon was spent in
pleasant conversation and dainty
A dainty collation was served
after which the club adjourned
to meet with Mrs. T. F. South-
gate on Thursday, March Oth.
SPECIAL 50c RATE
Electric Light Proposition
Reaches A Standstill
For a limited time only we will
give a full year’s subscription to
The Enterprise for 50 cents.
The regular subscription price
of The Enterprise is $1.00 per
year, as you will observe. We
have decided to cut this price
square in two for a limited time,
therefore, you can now get The
Enterprise one year for inly 50
The Entrprise is all home print,
the entire paper is printed at
home, and rather than add the
patent jnsides we aro giving our
subscribers the advantage of
these remarkable rates.
Ifyoutarea delinquent subscrib-
er? step up an l pay your subscrip-
tion now, in order that you may
The electrice light proposition
was voted upon March 4th, but
there were an even number for
the proposition, and an even
number against. It was a tie,
so it is now up to the mayor to
call another election or let the
We cannat understand why so
many voted against such a
modern improvement. A town
is considered relative t o its
modern improvements b y all
immigration. It stands to reason
if the steady and twinkling glow
of electric bulbs penetrated the
pulsing gloom of a dark night,
The will be an election held in
the city of Wanette Tin day,
April 1st, 1913, for the purpose
of electing a town clerk, justice
of the peace, and o.:e trus e
from each ward. The following
letter recently received by the
town clerk gives full informat-
ion the subject.
Dear Sir: -
The law requires that there
Trades and Sales day last
Monday was much better than
the auctioneer, Joe Burlison, ex-
pected. The day was ushered
in with very nice weather and a
good many people attended the
The merchants did a rattling
good business, very near equal
to Saturdays. Remember first
Monday in April will be next
Trades and Sales day. You are
j earnestly urged to be one of us
! on that date.
Jesse Beckner and wife are
visiting relatives in Missouri this
I). C. Broyles, who has been
visiting friends and relatives in
Stonewall, Okla., the past week
has returned home.
. ' ; , , , . ! Bill Abbott made a business
;l" el t;"nhfld,™ . 1 Tfn°r,r trip to Trousdale one day this
■ • 1. - lay • . \pnl, 1913, in twenty days before the primary. | 1
t!l w;<; 'vns. In case Party Nominations a' e 1 ‘
The oilicers > he elected are not made, but independent
town cle:k, ti usurer, justice of.candidates are nominated by
the pe;we, n.a: hal, and one petition, the petition must be
trustee from each ward; but allied on or before the ten dajs
to be elected by the town at prior to the 3rd Tuesday in
large. If your nominations are March, and not more than
made by Primary, the primary twenty days prior.
must be held on the 3rd Tuesday It will be necessary for you to
in Marck. Nomination papers i furnish your own ballot box and
must be filed with Secretary of! also election supplies; including
County Election Board not less I printing of the ballots.
this same steady, twinkling and
cheerful light would be welcomed
$8,000* was to be the amount
of the bonds. The lowest
competent bidder was to get the
contract. If the bid amounted
to five thousand dollars, only five
thousand dollars in bonds would
he issued. For instance, say
bonds were i sued in the amount
of $8,000, taxes would only be
increased $2 00 on the thousand
by the year; and who wouldn’t
be willing to pay at least $2.00 a
year for an up-to-date serviceable
The mayor will more than
likely call another election in the
near future. When you again
go to vote think of the future
welfare of your town.
Think of the modern improve
ments it takes to make a city.
Think of the immigration that
would pour into Wanette on ac-
count of its modern improve-
ments. $8,000 would not be any
mony to acquire in 20 years.
After the plant was once in-
stalled and service begun, it will
take care of itself, and pay tlv
; interest as fast as it accumulates
■ lectric light plant? land the principal as well.
Town Election First Thursday in April, 1913
The returns may be made to
the county election board by
bringing the certified copy of
the returns to Tecumseh, where
they will be canvassed by the
County Board and certificates of
of election issued to the ones
E. J. DICKERSON,
Sec’y, County Election Board.
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on our books who are in arrears,
and now must ask that you step
up and do your part. We have
accomodated, so will not you?
Pay your subscrip Jon now, be-
fore the old rate goes back into
effect. Now, and for the next
few days, will be the only time
that you can accquire full yeay
subscriptions to The Enterprise
at 50 cents.
Do not put this opportnnity
aside. Pay up now; if you are an
outside subscriber, mail your re-
mittance to us. No time is as
good as now.
Now is the Time
To subscribe for The Enterprise. For all the local
happenings and defender of your rights you can’t
afford to be without it. Now is the time to subscribe.
WE DO BETTER JOB PRINTING
Geo. W. Jenkins was in
Shawnee on business recently.
Everything in the barber
line. First class work
guaranteed, or whiskers
An attractive assortment of
SPRING SUITINGS and WASH GOOD
I wish to say to my friends
and customers, of Wanette and
vicinity, that I have a beautiful
line o f spring millinery, now
ready for inspection. Any one
| wishing an early hat, call and I
; will take pleasure in showing
iyou. However, I will have my
I opening display March 15th, as
! Easter comes early this year.
Many of you know what good
values I gave last spring. Well!
I have something even better
this spring, as I know the trade
Come in and see for yourself.
MRS. E. BOYD.
First door east Enterprise
Roy Fryer is visiting h i s
parents in Salgohachia, Ark.,
for the next few weeks.
H. A. Griffin
They’re better and cheaper than ever, and
it’s always a pleasure to slnw them
FOR SALE OR
New spring stylus in HEN and LADIES Oxfords.
. ICTOI IAL R VIEW PATTERNS
F. C. LaREAU,
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Brewer, L. E. The Wanette Enterprise (Wanette, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 41, Ed. 1 Friday, March 7, 1913, newspaper, March 7, 1913; Wanette, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc853893/m1/1/: accessed April 25, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.