The Colony Enterprise (Colony, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 5, 1919 Page: 1 of 8
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Big Home Coming of Oar Soldiers Celebration, at Colony Jnly 3rd, & 4th.
Published Beery Thursday.
Colony, Oklahoma, Tlttiiwitty, Jum*, 5, |im».
We Deal in
As a United States Tire Sales and
Service Depot we can provide you
with good tires that will exactly meet
your needs. ^
Also a type of service consistent
with tires of such high quality.
There are five distinct types of
United States Tires—one for every
need of price or use.
No matter what size or type of car
you drive we have just the tires you
Milton Bros’ Garage,
United States Tires
are Good Tires
Tla« Sidewalk and tho Slum.
The Cumin of I ho Uniloil Slalom
furiiislioil two ami a half million
Mi<>n to Hu* army. Nooi1Ii\sh to
nay, they have not all conn* hack
According Iw a ri*|>orl Issued
by the state of Nebraska, I3(1,(H)0
men will iio needed by tlint slate
alone to help in harvesting I lie
The work of demobilization H
very far advnneed. A Ihi'k** pro
oil ion of the farm hoys sliouh
mi haek on the farms. They an
Mot. In the state of New York
til,00(1 men lett farm's In joii
the colors, and 3,000 of ijien
have gone haek.
Many more have been freed
from the army, Iml they hnv
stayed in Now York City, Am
that oily reports graver rondi
lions dm* to unemployed Hum
any other city in the union
Conditions in Cleveland are hu<
enough, Iml they are worse ii
New York than anywhere.
Farm boys have derided to In
of the unemployed. If they ob-
tain employment, the expense n!
living in the city will leave tlion
in tin* same rendition fimwiri;ill\
al the end of earn month as i'
they had gone hack to Ihe farm
Wages may he higher an Nev
York- at all events if you are a
member of a union, which nms(
farm hoys are not- but that
fuel is di counted by the In-
creased rest of living in Hie city
Hut why sliold a farm box
waul to lie a union member in r
city? lie lues more liosses llien
Ilian lie can count. His employ-
er is one, his foreman is anntliei
and each of half-a-dozen union
ofllceis is another. Kvuu his
pals are his bosses. He never
mows if they are going lo get
Sim in wrong with his employer,
or with the union officials.
On n farm lie Is closer tit be-
ll g his' own boss than eity em-
iloyee, and if he takes up land
le can bring that desirable con-
dition to realization—a dream
which rarely comes true in the
eity. Also, he is tile one man
letween the blue sky and the pit
th«4 Uncle Ham cannot do with-
If wd compare life upon lho| Hut the greiUest amelioration
farm now to wind it was (1 fly iiwcondiI ions eomo from tho rural
years ago we shall find a wonder- , free delivery, tho telephony and
rin se haVe' t'lut an <'Hf| |o Hie
jfe is now a
ful increase in its convenience
it ml pomfoi'i |n the farmep,
tm))iipveim'i)ts in farming ma-
chinery have made ||ie work
somewhat less slreminus, e"d
improved methods of farmingTm-
ablo better results lo be pro-
duced with less etTort.
member of the community, ami
a prominent one. Whatever the
weather conditions, news of the
world comes to him regularly,
and lie is in immediate touch with
neighbors and friends.
•T. If. Mitchell and children ac-
companied by Floyd Darnell made
n trip In not’tWI last week in tin
interest of the schools.
Dr. W. Johnson Witt has per-
ebased a Laboratory Model Fall-
son, the best machine thatEdison
The lunch that was plan,‘nod
at Mrs. Will Hall’s al the last
ineetiiVg of Hie Colony Friend-
ship Missionary Society to In
held during sales day al Colony
was very much of a success con-
sidering the weather and tin
siuatl crowd In town. Wr
cleared fourteen dollars nml
We wish to extend a vote of
thanks to those who helped us
by lending us tho use of the
building, cups and other tilings.
We nlso appreciate ihe pies,
pickles and onions donnted ,by
Wo, found Mr. Davina lo be n
most excellent booster for our
Work, us well as for the Rnler-
>rtse and other tilings that go to
mild up a town. He certainly
does believe in “helping nut.” A
vote of thanks to you, Mr.
The next meeting of o\|r Mis
slonary Society will be held al
Mrs. DurdenV» June 12th. Any
and all ladies are very welcome.
Col. A. A, Suwulzky, tin* auel-
ioneer, visited Ihe F.utcrpriso of-
llee last week. lie is one of our
ndverlisers ami if you are plan-
ning mi a sale you will do we!
In look up his ad and gel his In
cation so (hat you can seem,
There was ii school ni.t *t ii;>
■as| Thill" lay night for mirp -
• I “electing the place to " e, •. ,j
I’nDm <traded senool. Tliere wa
’ mveral locations talked of, om
a Colony at Hie silt* of (In* pic
ml school building, and the nllic
ml on Hie Dr. Darnell farm
oilier loeaLiou is about as near
‘o the geographical center a
mi hi lie foumi. I.tiler ail elec-
ion will lie culled to vote upon
Hen. N. Davina, our populai
Iruggist, presented ye editor
villi a bass hook and silver plated
'lush lined hook case. ....... N
Igurod il out how to reach the
n ai l of us for nothing Hi tl wi
■n,jov more than owning line llsli-
nk laekle and gelling the rhnnci
n use it. Mr. Davina carries as
good an assortment of i'shing
'nekIn lo he found in the south-
vesl and rciuemher this when you
ire in need of anything in Ihe
Isliing line, don’t, go elsewhere
ti supply your needs.
Mrs. ,1. |). Marlon and little son
ire visiting with her sister of
ikliihoma City this week.
Misses Mamie Simmons, Knti<
uni Annie Mnsou spent Sunday
villi Miss Ada and Ouio Cone.
Those Hint visited at Ihe flrhice
Inline Sunday were, Misses Clota,
K th el Heed, Dludys Hackler,
Mary Marlha Morris, Elfin Blank
mil Mary Treadway: Felix, Mar-
ion .lories, Loyd Hackler, Sam
Black and Chn'rlio Reed.
Horn, to Mr. and Mrs. Hutchell
Monday, a flno hoy.
The Children's Day program,
.vliieh was given nt Buck Crock
■iimday night was not a very
good success, as it rained and
many of the people went home
before tho program was half
Adaptions, 0|fnt Orgy, Mrs.
Hawhnrn and Mr. and Mrs.'Jewel,'
nid J. R. Simmons made a busi-
ness trip In Cordell Monday.
George Mason nnd Eddie Cris-
lopher of Canute, were guests of
Hen. Mason’s of Cowden Satur-
In nnd Sunday,
J. H, Simmons is building a
new barn on his place east of his
home, lfe must be expecting to
have lots of wheal to thrash.
Mrs. /Ruby Belter of Corde)(l
lias plnuncil to spend the sum-
mer with home folks on the farm.
J. D. Conn and J. H. Simmons
have purchased n new Fnrdsnn
Tractor engine nnd a new hinder.
We hope the Children's Day
urogram which Is to given al
Friendship Sunday night will he
Who savs "it don’t rain in
Oklahoma never goes dry.
Henry Burkhart lias arrived
home after so long a lime. Hon-
ey is sure glad to get home.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert McLn-
moi'o spent Sunday nt Walt
i i I lolls.
Quite a crowd gathered at tho
mine of K. Burkhart Sunday to
pend (lie day. Those present
vere Mr. and Mrs. W. M. llnaoh
ml Ouie, Mr. ami Mrs. John
Hirkburl and children, Mr. and
Mrs., Albert Burkhart and child-
Ben Ornll’ has quite an auoi-
•leut al Colony Suturduy, as his
Jeering wheel came off and let
(lie car run off in a ditch, but Ben
escaped without any injury,
Miss Onie Itoaeh tins been
helping Mrs. A. I„ MoLciuore can
cherries the past week.
Ditto Dowdy line been running
• ho lister for Henry McLoitioro a
Mrs. Dowdy nnd eon, Gifford,
were shopping in Colony Satur-
Quite a few were at Albert
MeLeniore’a gathering eherriei
Mrs. J. B. MeLomore has been
visiting with Mrs. Harrison a few
Mr. nnd Mrs. Earl Vinward
visited Thursday with Mrs. John
Mr. nnd Mrs. Ben Groff and
children spent Sunday at Clyde
Mr. nnd Mrs. Ira Fosteh wore
hopping in Colony Saturday.
Mrs. A. L. MeLeniore was shop
ping in Colony Saturday.
Mr. John Burkhart and wife
ami Mr. and Mrs. A. L. MeLeniore
wont llshing Monday, Report
luck good. t
Costa Rica Is the most southerly
of the Central American republics, ex-
tending from the Atlantic to the Pa*
dfle ocean, with' Cocos island m ltd
outlying possession. It *tlos between
Nicaragua and Panama. A consider*
able area of tho country is high ta-
bleland with a temperate climate, bat
tho land along the coast Is low, with
tropical vegetation nod a strictly ttsp*.
For concessions at the Bigg 3rd
and 4th. of July Celebration, at
Oolonv; write to F.C. Armstrong,
Seety., box 61* Colony, Okla.
Mr. Bert Scott baled his al-
falfa hay Wednesday of last week
Mr. Rny Johnson doing his baling
Dr. Witt was called out to sea
Miss Manila Kusch Friday. She
has a very bad case of the poison
<>ak. She went fishing and In-
stead of catohing fish sho caught
Several of the neighbors look
load of hogs to Hydro for Mr.
Scott Saturday, as ho is ship-
ping a cor load to the oily.
Mrs. Nora Crissinan spent Sat-
urday night mill Sunday wilb
Mrs. Ruby Bartgis, as some one
Horse-back riding is very
pleasant those days.
Mrs. II. Mitchell is some chick-
raiser as she has over six
hundred little chickens.
The school election carried at
Colony. Hurrah, for the good*
school we ore -going to have al
A Hint To The Wise Is Sufficient
A nifty line of Men’s and Women's
Also a full line of Hoys' Work
They are Solid Leather.
T-r" ' V ------ -
Wc have a
Cream of Wheat makes white
Light Bread* So does Yukon's
Best. Try these brands and
give your Light Bread troubles
a rest. $3*25 a Sack
Satisfaction or your money
We are at your SERVICE
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Armstrong, Frank C. The Colony Enterprise (Colony, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 5, 1919, newspaper, June 5, 1919; Colony, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc936486/m1/1/: accessed December 15, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.