The Lincoln County Journal (Stroud, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 31, Ed. 1 Friday, October 15, 1909 Page: 1 of 8
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Tne Stroud Star, established in 1896.
Pie Lincoln Co. Journal estab. in 1906.
Volume 4, Mun Ji.
Price 51.00 pf Year.
OTvUA I H AL
FRIDA^^, CXTOBER 15,1909.
GLEANING HOUSE? REMEMBER JONDAHL'S FOR CURTAINS, SHADES. RUGS. ETC
EMj Rears Cat
Friendship Formed in Builder’s
Sh . ic Continues as Building
T dees Form of Inhabitants
Chicago Oct 14—Special to The
L ucoln County Journal Jack, a
u.uiigrul fox terrier, has started a
mmitum af his own in the new
build.ng of the People’s Gas light
and Cuke Co , on Michigan avenue.
He rias not only made friends with
a black cat, but has been its protect-
or s;:ice the dayf of kitten-hood,
passed amid the oustle that attends
the c .'titruction of a sky-scraper.
Mo one dares lift a hand against
the cat when Jack is present and tne i
tortoise sh.-ll ca tiiat the Women’s
A'nletic Association left behind
Beats all Marriage Records.
What is regarded as the shortest
marriage ceremonj' ever performed
in Oklahoma took place last Friday
in Oklahona City in the office of
Superior Judge A. N. Munden when
i John H. Stevens, 23 and Mary A.
Davis 2,4, both of Cushing, Okla-
homa, were married within forty-
The ceremony was as follows:
“Is your name John H. Stevens?
Yes sir. Is your name Mary A.
Davis? Yes sir. Then by the au-
thority of the laws of the state of
Oklahoma and the license I now
hold. I pronounce you husband and
wife, and may you so live that you
will have no occasion to regret this
important step. May God bless you
Popular County Attorney
many friends of County
Attorney John Davis will be pleased
to know that Mr Davis who has
been in poor health for sometime is I
much improved and is back in the |
harness again. Mr. Davis a few I
weeks ago upon the advice of his
physicians took a western trip from I
which he is greatly benefited Mr. |
Davis is now busily engaged in get-
ing ready for the coming term of
W. H. M. S. of M. E. Church
Song—All Hail the power of Jesus
Foil Call—Scripture Verse.
Paper—Conference as I recall it—
Violin Solo—Miss Garriott.
Paper—What the W. II. M. S. means
to the church — Mrs Morrow.
White & Williams
Our New Grocery Firm Almost
Ready For Business.
White and Williams Stroud’s new
grocery firm are fast getting their
stock of groceries and will soon be
ready to furnish the public anything
in the grocery line. Messers White
and Williams seem to be clever
gentlemen and we predict
For sale or rent pool room and
bowling alley at Kendrick see C. L.
DeSmith at Stroud.
Flour $1.30 per sack at Ilubbell’s
At the Opera House Well Attended
and Much Appreciated.
Remember we have moved in the
York building. Alkire’s Racket.
w.j-m it moved away is accorded
scant opportunity for a peaceful rest | The man who btleived in the say-
i she appropriates the black sister’s ! !ng : “See a pin and pick it up all
bed of straw. Jack sends her flying] that day you’ll have good luck, saw
in an instant, spitting and clawing i a pin near the post-office the other
and with tail in the air. | day. Bending down to get it, his
The strange friendship bpgan in hat tumbled off into the street, his
February, when the work on the eye-glasses fell and broke on the
building was begun. A little black pavement, his suspenders gave way
k;:n i wts established in the office |behind, he bursted the button hole
i f the construction company and a : in the back of his shirt collar, and
week ■ fterward the superintendent! all but lost his false teeth. But he
picked up a starving dog in the (got the pin-Carney Enterprise, |be great. Remember Mr. purchaser
.streets. The dog crept into a corn- —
er i ear firebox oj the engine, which
Stroud merchants while not so
busy as they might be and faring
better this fall than they anticipat-
ed. The Cotton crop is better than
expected, and there will be a fairly
large crop of corn. Taking in con-
I sideration that Stroud has the best
| merchants in the land, and the
I people from a distance appreciate
I this fact, Stroud’s fall trade should
was 'he kittens favorite place See
did not like the instrusion, but the
d g's unruffled goed nature v.-on h-r
over, and she marie tiiends wiih
him. Later the workmen found the
two curled up together in the empty
barrel which had been the private
abode of the kitten.
Gms Mantels at 10, IS and 20cents
at Alkire’s Racket.
A large line of new and 2nd hand
Stoves at prices that will astonish
you at Wilson Bros.
and Cold Remedies at
First Prize Winners For Sale
*1 7T T
■ hewed at-two county fairs, took first on male and female over six months,
ul, . ., v epstakes on the sow over ad breeds and ages. I will sell either or troth
o them. Also have two yearling sows and a lot of shoats. Will sell cheap if
O, 1 t a. mice 0. 3. GARRIOTT, Stroud, Oklahoma.
our merchants carry large stocks of
merchandise which they will at all
times sell you for less than can but
elsewhere, and you are always treat-
ed in a nice manner which signifies
1 I \
It is to your advantage to keep an account
1 I* ST
AT I OX A I
-> A N Iv
It is strong, careful, safe, liberal, accurate and successful.
It is a growing, active, progressive,
Your account will be appreciated by
terest will be carefully considered,
up-to-date bank in every
this bank and your in-
Every depositor is always a welcome visitor at the bank.
This bank studies the needs of its customers and
them whether their business is large or small.
takes care of
It does an exclusive
serve you better.
Banking business and consequently can
It’s dealings with customers are absolutely confidential.
Make the First National Bank
STROUD, OKU A.
Baptist Church Notes
We expect to begin our meeting
next Saturday night.
We will have services Saturday
night at 7.30. Sunday morning
and night as usual and will continue
them each night next week.
About the 20th we expect to have
with us brother J, W Vesey who
come to us well recommended and
whowill conduct the services from the
time on during the meeting.
We want to bid everybody a hear-
ty welcome to all these services.
Sunday school at 10 :00
Ladies Aid at 3 :00 p. m.
You are welcome
J. Carl McCoy
In our State mission collection
our hearts were made to rejoice.
We received pledges ammounting
to $46.50. *
We had a house full last Sunday
that is the way we like to have it,
j thank you come again.
We have ordered 50 new song
books which we expect to have in
! time for our meeting.
J This week is a week of prayer we
| want all to pray for the success of
our meeting arid to be with us in
H | cottage prayer-meeting when pos-
We are still having Sunday school
at 3 p. m.
A little cold, but who cares after
all this hot weather a little cool
weather is appreciated.
Mr. McColloch and family spent
Sunday with relatives in Stroud.
Mr. M. F. Burkhart and family
of Prairie View, Mr. R. E. Burk-
hart and family and Mr. Tidrick
11 and family spent Sunday with Mr.
| R. L. Burkhart and family.
The Messers Ham and Morrow
were pleasant visitors at Sunday
The Tidricks have been enjoying
a visit from Mrs. Tidrick’s cousins,
the Coleman girls of Sac and Fox
Miss Katie Lou Paris was a much
missed member from Sunday school.
Mr. and Mrs. Underwood were also
St ] V. yjorc/on, //(
1 wish to say to the people of Stroud, and the people of the
surrounding country that I have put up a business in Stroud
to do all kinds of watch, dock and jewelry repairing.
Of course I am a stranger here, but that don’t keep me
from toeing honest with my fellowman. I always try to be
a gentleman wherever I may be. I try to do to others as I
wish to be done by. I will sell you good honest goods at a
reasonable price. I solicit your patronage. I will not
misrepresent anything I sell you. Give me a trial and I
will do my best to treat you right. Wishing everybody
success, I am, respectfully,
G. W. GORDON
Dr. Steele’s Lecture given nnder
the auspices of the M. E. Church
South last Monday evening was well
attended, and Dr. Steele acquitted
himself most creditibly. His sub-
ject—Dixie appealed especially to
former residents of the dear old
South, Dr. Steele picturing many
scenes which were indeed realastic.
Dr Steele stuck to his subject
throughout and those who attended
felt glad they were there.
Shoes, Hats and some dry goods
at Alkire’s Racket.
I'OR SALE—One yearling Jersey
Bull fur sale, thoroughbred fine
See Com. Morrow.
Jim Campbell Doing Nice
Since opening his sale barns James
Campbell is doing a fine business.
Mr Campbell is handling some good
horse and anyone desireing to buy a
good work horse, a fine saddle or
driving amimal shoud giye him a
We need more backbone for the
interest of humanity. Not a spinal
column that cannot yield or bend ;
but upright, and that will fearlessly
express upright and just opinions —
a gentle, honest steadfastedness
which is cruel never.
For a short time longer we can
give you the Lincoln County Journal
and Weekly Oklahoman for only
$1 Ot) per year.
J. B Charles, Pres.
Lee Patrick, V. P.
A. A Seaton, Cashier
Nellie Neal, A-ss’t C’r
Directors: J. B. Charles
. H. Josey
Ffl/I a/ P. S. Hoffman
' E. L. Conklin
The Oldest, Largest and Strongest
Bank in Stroud
Deposits Protected by Bankers Guaranty Fund
Correspondence and personal interviews invited. The Officials
will be pleased to discuss with individuals, firms and corporations, the
terms of handling their accounts.
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See the LEADER Stores’s Beautiful Eall Millinery
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