The Southwest World (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 20, Ed. 1 Saturday, July 11, 1903 Page: 4 of 8
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Marks of Merit
This magnificent building is a monument to honest values and fair dealing. Another
proof of the confidence of the people In Montgomery Ward <£■ Co. is the unparallelt
volume of business we are enjoying this year. Twice since January 1st we have been forces
to lease additional buildings in order to take care of our ever increasing business. We
have lately leased the entire buildings of the old, well-known Schuttler Wagon Company,
which will be known as Warehouse No. 5 and used for the storage of heavy merchandise.
Catalogue No. 72 Will Be Ready in September
The most complete and valuable Wholesale Buyers' Guide ever printed will be ready about
September lit. Jfs it it t m do tub I* to print these catalogues at fast as our friends want them,
we suggest that you tend in an early application, accompanied by the utual fifteen cents.
First come, first served. Be sure to atk for No. 72,
orders from your No. 71 catalogue. If you do not
with to tend us an order,
to ut, and we will gladly
descriptive printed matter fully
which yeu are Intereited.
In the meantime we will fill your
M ntg m ry Ward 4- Co., Chicago.
I am InUraattd In _
PI*Alt i«nd printed matter free of charg*
Montgomery Ward Sr CoChicago
Writ* ▼ try plaiu.
Congres-man B. S. McGuire.
Govern it T. B. Fergmon
^ m. Grimes
L. W. Baxter
U. S. Attorney
School Land Cum
J. C. Robbert*
E. P. BurliuKame
Sheriff Charley Carj e«ter
Attorney F. H. McGuir*
Treasurer Felix Adler
Clerk N. J. C Johu on
I'robate Judge C. H. Goodrich
Register J. S Mabon
Cororner. E. F. Arnett
The Southwest World
Independent In All Things,
Every Saturday at 121 North F;rst Street
oklahoma printing co.
H. A. BOOTH. Edit™.
Eotered at the post office at Guthrie, Okla..
is second clau mail matter, March 11 1900.
PRICE PER YEAR 50c.
Advertising rates made know ti at the office.
SATURDAY. JULY 4. 1903.
VSorld Circulation Exceeds 2.300
No Better Country in this
Harvesting Rig Crops.
This Year as in Years Gone
Bj—Every Section Has
Shown to be
The following' prosperity arti-
cle appeared in the Ponca City
Oklahoma has practically com-
pleted her most bountiful harvest
and as her farmers haul the
binder from the yellow lields of
stubble and turn to view the long
rows of golden grain in the shock
instinctively they begin mentally
speculating upon the value of the
crop. The further the specula-
tion proceeds, the firmer the con-
viction becomes that Oklahoma,
as an agricullural region is dis-
tinctly in a class by itself and
wholly without a peer under the
The uniform size of a farm in
Oklahoma is 160 acres under
cultivation. In the wheat belt,
which embraces at lea-t one-half
of her total area, 100 acres of
wheat mean> an average ot 2.-
500 bushels, worth on the market I
sixty cents per bushel. It re-
quires no adept >n matl:ematics 1
to demonstrate that the value of I
the wheat crop alone is sub-
stantially *1,500. Any Oklaho-i
ina farmer of intelligence and in-
dustry will make the remaining
sixty acres of his farm produce
enough corn, oats, fruit, garden
truck and livestock to sustain the
family and pay incidental ex-
penses, thereby netting him in
profits the value of the wheat
crop. Indeed, it is the rule,
rather than the exceplion that
the profits are added to from the
value ol the diversified products,
the aggregate of which runs in-
to big money in many cases.
In consequence of this product-
ivity of soil, accessibility ot
market, cheapness of farm land
and prudence in management, it
is no uncommon thing for the
Oklahoma farmer to clear enough
in one seasou's farming to pay
for his farm. The second season
enables him to build a comforta-
ble home and otherwise improve
his place and the third sees him
starting a bank account which
grows and multiplies as the years
Oklahoma is undouetedly the
only agricultural region in the
country in which phenomenal
wealth bui'ding of this character
is possible. It would be strange
indeed, if her farm lands were
not advancing steadily in value,
but they are still in reach of the
average amount ol pluck, perse-
verance and energy. They offer
a field of investment, either for
home or speculation, whose pro-
mise is excelled anywhere under
It is these conditions and these
possibilities which make Oklaho-
ma essentially the young man
and the poor man's country—the
home of hope and the field of
stopovers may be allowed at any
point within going transit limit
which is Oct. 10th. On the re-
turn, stopovers will be allowed
west of Colorado Common Point,
within final limit of the ticket.
Baggage will be checked to any
point enroute, either going or
returning at which stopover is
Write or call on me for a full
line of California literature.
A. J. Corkins, Agent.
Of Grand Army ol the Repub-
lic, San Francisco, Aug. 17-23
1903. For the above occasion we
will sell tickets to Los Angeles
or San Francisco at rate of $45.00
for round trip. Tickets will be
on sale August 1st to the 14th
inclusive, with final return limit
of October 15th, 1903. Going
passage to begin on date of sale, j
and to be continuous up to the:
1st. Colorado Common Point, !
west thereof and east of Califor-
nia, stopovers may be made at |
any point within 10 days from j
date of sale. Within California,!
claims that Mrs. Johnson drew a
pistol on him.—Vinita Leader.
Wanted—Young men to pre-
pare for Government positions.
Fine openings in all departments.
Good salaries. Rapid promotions.
Examinations soon. Particulars
free. Inter-State Cor. Inst., Ce-
dar Rapids, la. i-2' -stf
When a girl is sitting in a
hammock on a dark night and a
man starts toward her and sits
down somewhere else, it makes
her feel just the way a man feels
when the horse he has bet on
bolts right in the middle of the
Any man who refuses to argue
with a woman, possesses Solo-
man's brand of wisdom.
Alfalfa S 12 00
Hay, baled, per ton t> 00@8 00
Stra w, loose and baled. 4 00
Hard Wheat (i8
Soft Wheat 70
Hogs 6 50
Castor Beans 1 15
Bran, per hundred ... 80
Shorts, per hundred. .... 95
Flour, per hundred, best 1 85
Prime Steers. 3 75
Lambs 3 75
Sheep 3 50
Spring Chicks ... 13
Ducks, per pound 4!^
Apples, per bushel 1 40
Cabbage, per pound 2y'z
Potatoes, per bushel 85
"W1 • • I IIU • ,
White is Km
THE CAPITOL (NA-
TIONAL BANK OF
ON BALANCES AND
C. A. Shelton, who resided for
years in this vicinity, but who
has recently been working a lease
about 12 miles north of Okemah,
in the Creek Nation, made a lucky
strike last week. While plowing
near a spring in an old bottom
field on his lease, he turned up an
old fashioned Indian clay pot and
a small and badly rust-eaten tin
can. In them, on examination,
he discovered sixty silver half
dollars, one dated 1825, one 1826,
and the balance 1855, 1856, 1857
and 1858. It is quite evident
that the coins had been placed
there at least as long ago as the
civil war. The field has been in
cultivation fifty years or more,
but deep plowing has only recent-
ly struck the B. I. T., and it is
to be hoped that Mr. Shelton's
good luck may stimulate others
to turn the earth over instead of
simply scratching it.—Altruist, j
Mrs. Cynthia Johnson, who J °ni°ns' Per bushel
lives on Clear Creek west of; "
Welch was killed Sunday after- -'no.2.) , .THE
noon by Jim Neal, a youth six-
teen years of age. Mrs. Johnson,
it seems, is a white woman living!
on a lease and owning some cat-
tle. It is thought that this fact
made trouble between her ana the
neighbors, especially the* Neals.
The young man was at her house 1
Sunday morning is the absence;
of her son and daughter. In the
afternoon she was left alone
again, her chilren going to
church and Sunday school.
Young Neal went to her house
and shot her twice killing her.
Then he went home and told his |
father and a neighbor what he
had done. His father borrowed
$5 of a friend, gave it to a young
man who walked to Chetopa and
took a train for parts unknown.
Meantime t'ue body of the woman
lay on the ground and the hogs
mangled the corps horribly. The
daughter returned home first and
made the gruesome discovery.
The son took the remains to
North Missouri for burial. Deputy
Gilstrap went to Welch and
brought the father and a younger
brother and C. E. Myer, to Vinita
for examination by the commiss-
ioner. Every effort will be made
to capture the fugitive. It is said
that the killer claims self defense,
THE EASIEST SELLING,
THE BEST SATISFYING
IN THE WORLD.
Made in Vibrator and Rotary Shuttle Styles.
1000 AGENTS WANTED.
SALARY OR COMMISSION.
Write for Terms j address,
WHITE SEWING MACHINE CO.
Cl.m KI.ANI), OHIO, or
8. B. KIRBY, UTTLaE R0CK
Harry W. Painter
. ,lf George Green
first Ward (- Wm Packer
Second Ward E. E. Tallman
Third Ward Johr. Peterson
j .... Jake Douglas
Fourth Ward J.
A. P. Portwood
W. M. Spurlock, O. L. Brooks, J.
W. McNeal, Ed. Cook, R. L,.
Smallwood, H. A. Booth, C. E. Smith.
J. M. Brooks, O. A. Farquhraoo and
Treasurer A. E. Byer .
RAILROAD TIME TABI
SANTA FE KAILROAD.J
i> -Oft* So. 40|
6 jOpm Chicago 9 3u a m
') 30 a ra Kausas City 6 40pm
4 00 p m Newton ....... 12 20 pm
5 00pm Wichita ,1115am
10 15pm . Guthrie . § 50am
UJOpm Oklahoma 4 50 am
W l m . Purcell 3 35 a m
No. 17 Noll
2 43 a m Chicago 9 u0 p m
'' 45pm Kansas City.. ,715am
• 25 a m . Newton 12 30 pm
6 35 a m Wichita . .. _lu 35 p m
i i 45 a m .Guthrie 5 10 p m
11 55 p m ... .Oklahoma 3 55 p m
.I 00 p ra . Purcell . 2 40 p m
East. \ West.
2 15pm lev . Guthrie ar 9 25 am.
3 41 p tu Perkins 8 15 a
4 10 p ra
4 35 p in
5 1 p ni
5 45 p m
11 35 a ra
12 22 p ra
1 15 p in
GUTHRIE &. WESTERN.
51 a aj'
7 25 a m
6 45 a m
t 15 a tu
4 10 pm
3 22 p m
2 3o pm
Local freights carrying passengers leave
Guthrie: Going south, 5:50 a m; going north
7:30 a ra.
A. J. COKKINS, Agent.®
Are You in A Hurry
to fjet that Printing- of
yours. You can have it
when promised and at
the same time done in the
best metropolitan way at
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It traverses a territory rich In
undeveloped resources; a territory
containing unlimited possibilities for
agriculture, horticulture, stock rais-
ing, mining and manufacturing. And
last, but not least, it is
The Scenic Route
The Frisco System now offers the
traveling public excellent service snd
Between St. Louis and Kansas
City and points in Missouri, Kansas,
Arkansas, Oklahoma, Indian Terri-
tory, Texas and the Southwest.
Between Kansas City and points
in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi,
Georgia, Florida and the Southeast.
Between Birmingham and Mem-
phis and points in Kansas, Arkansas,
Oklahoma, Indian Territory, Texas
and the West and Southwest.
Full information as to route and
rates cheerfully furnished upon appli-
cation to any representative of the
Company, or to
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