The Harper County Democrat (Buffalo, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, June 27, 1913 Page: 2 of 4
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The Harper County
K. I KK ADAMS. Editor Proprietor.
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PUBLISHED EACH FRIDAY.
He’s Going Away
Admitted ns mail matter of the Second
clar-* Aptil 21. 1907.
SUBSCRIPTION...... One Ytar. $1.00 j
The legislature is again i p
session. Oh. grief.
The Sale Continues
Don’t Forget The Date.
It makes a lot of difference
whose dog is kicked around,
That Dick T. Morgan press
dope certainly kills much good
news space in the Speermoore
The legislature has again be-
gun to rehash the same o’d dope.
Tney just as well quit; the peo-
ple have lost confidence in then .
This man is evideutl.r in a hurry He ts going awray frotn here.
You never inn get some men into action without s powerful stimulus.
You can hardly say this man is having a Dully time, although the bull may oa
It is all lu the poiut or view ,
Anyway, the man is going some, and THAT IS UOOD FOR HIM. or l*
If he goes fast euough He has developed a burst of speed for ODce in his Ufa
It is good to get into action. ^
it is good for the Individual and even better for the community.
THIS TOWN WANTS TO GET INTO ACTION. That means we as In-
dividuals want to get into action for the town We want to get a move on.
The census shows that this country ts increasing in population at the rate
of nearly 2.000.000 per year
These peopfb have to settle some w bore.
WHY NOT HERE?
We hare received an unusually large stock of
Staple and Fancy
We may not be able to get the whole -’.UOO.OOO. hut eveu a fraction will
Weil no. we are not surprised
that the trusts are making a
bowl about the new tariff bill.
Why not go after them?
We believe this is a good town else we would not live here.
Pretty good evidence that it is
not ot their making
- In one sentence a local con
temporary says: "We love out
enemies. God bless them.” ano
in another he consigns them to
b —1. Love overcoineth alt
Why not tell others and let them
SHARE ITS BLESSINGS?
Isn't it wonderful how self-
righteous some people get or
short iioiice? Were we ever
boycotted hv some of these self-
righteous ones, well I should
dare to whisper, ai d all because
we dared maintain that the laws
should be impartially enforced.
to themselves privileges they
are not willing to grant toothers.
To differ with their selfish and
contracted opinions is deemed a
crime. A ‘knocker’ with the j
right kind of hammer has been
known to do good work-the!
calamity howler, never. Of
In an advertisement in a paper
coming to pur desk we observed
the following statement under a
picture of a million dollar building
recently erected by a well known
Chicago mail-order house: "The
bouse that yon built.” We are
only sy-prised 'har they told the
trjth so boldly.
We have been reading in the
I«,pers about one certain cotton-
tail whipping a snake. A pur-
soal of the artic.e convinces us
that the cotton-tail didn't do
anything of the kind—the snakt
\\ hipped himself. Have knowr
of other sraites doing the same
just giving them plenty o: rope.
The recent legislature passed
an act, the effect o f which
wotli have been a compromise
\\ith the railroads ot the state,
fixing the passenger rates in the
s*a?e at two and a half cents per
mile. Governor Cruce vetoed
the bill upon the ground that he
did not think it constitutional
and for the further reason that
he did not deem it good policy to
legislate further until the status !
of the state's two-cent constitu-
tional prevision be determined
b> the supreme court of the na-
tion. On y recently the supreme
court has held the two-cen? rates
in several states to b* valid and
now Oklahoma is in line to win
out in its case and have the
Ho»k in unction dissolved. The
Governor acted wiselv in vetoing
tie legislative measure.
•‘After the Coon ”
A Presbyterian minister by
the name of Haynes was once
traveling through the wilds of
West Virginia. One Sunday
evening iate he called a halt at a
ieg cabin by the road and gave a
natloo when a woman came to
Haynes inquired: “Where is
“He went coon hunting. He
idled two whoopin’ big coons
‘‘Does you.1 husband fear the
‘‘Oh. yes; he always takes his
gun with gim. ”
"Are there any Presbyterians
in this country?”
“I don’t know whether he has
■tilled 'any' Presbyterians or not.
You can go out to the shed and
ook at the hides and see.”
Perfectly Natural Inquiry.
~Xext thing I knew he hit
father with an axe; the old
chased him for miles, firing at
with a blunderbuss all the w
Then the neighbors Joined in-
on. Are you telling me about
a nightmare or a moving picture
show V—Kansas City Journal.
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Grain and Goal
Beware of the fellow that is
always howling about 'knockers'
He is often the biggest knocker
of the tribe, inoculating the pub-
lic mind with his dope that ihe
town is filled with 'knockers*
Such chronic howlers driv$ busi-
ness and people away from thf
towuby their ins-idoD- wailings
They are sere brcau>e oilier.-
happen t<v*riiffer with them or
be-* them in a business wav and
yell ‘k rocker’ Those who ar*
*, ready tocor«demu and e«*n« ir#
the motives of tbe»r townsmen
are oLen the cat'airs of knock
erdt-m—• disturbtrg element ir
the con*H3t*«»tv. They are gen
erally laiae td-iof
Dealers in all kinds of Grain and Coal
\Ye keep on hand for the local trade a
supply of Chop, lit an and Shorts
I am agent for the Fairbanks-Morse
Pump Fngine and lack.
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which we are going to sell until Aug. 2 each week on
Saturdays and Thursdays
C per yd.
For Cash or Produce.
The School Book Question.
Relating to the school book
adoption. State Superintendent
R. H. Wilson writes the County
Superintendent as follows:
*‘I am sorry, indeed that I am
course there are a few chronic not in a position, at this time, to
'knockers’ in every community, give you information- as to the
but they, of course, never read a text books that will be used next
newspaper, and. if they should, year. It was my purpose a year
they would apply any article ago. when we had the adoption,
written for their benefit, to the to have the books in time to be
other fellow. 1 used at the summer institutes
that your teachers might become
Don’t forget the date and place.
E. M. BEST,
familiar with them: and further
that we might compile and pre-
sent to the teachers an up-to-
date course of study based on
the new text books. Since that
matter is a questian and the
adoption has been held up. it is
impossible to furnish the infor-
mation which I should like to
furnish at this time.
The contracts for the teachers’
register and records and for the
speller have been signed by the
Governor and the books are now
being published and will b e
ready for distribution in suffi-
cient time for ’the opening of
school. 11 is safe to predict
that this will not be true of any
other texts—tnat is. in sufficient
quantities to supply the de-
mands ot the state. The speller
adopted, and now being publish-
ed, is the Common Sense Spell-
ing Book, by J. E. Dyche Pub-
lishing Company. Oklahoma
City. The register adopted is
Stewart’s Register for Rural and
Village Schools, published by
the Oklahoma School Herald
Publishing Company of Oklaho-
i ma City.”
Save Hie Fed that Goes to Waste.
The Feed that Everybody Recommends and no
Condemns must be G-ood. To have the best Feed
Start Right by getting a Perfection Metal Silo.
See or write us. for any information you may desire.
Gillenwaters & Devore,
I have a Surplus of Shovel Cultivators—four and six shovel—both
riding and wal ing. of the Moline and Morrison make-all new
goods-never been used. I will sell them at $14 00 to 22 50, which is
less than the same goods can be bought for at wholesale These cul-
tivators consist of the following styles: Premium. Wide-spread.
See saw. New Dutch Uncle. Texas Dandy, and are the same
kind I have sold for the past six years. Your neighbor has one-in-
quire of him and you will find out about it Anything else you need in
Hardware, Implements, Furniture,
& Undertaking Line.
I have put an extra man on the wor s this week until after
harvest and expect to give ppecial attention to the pump
work, putting up of wind-mills, spouting houses and other
We have some Pure Black Hull Kafir for %
seed purposes at $1.00 per bushel.?
Also some brown Orange Cane seed. $
X Feed grinding promptly done or will exchange. %
I also want to call your attention to the fact that I have the largest
and best assoitment of Lap Dusters. Team and Buggy fly nets.
Buggies and Harness that you will find*in Harper County.
Yours to Please
W. H. TEMPLE
C C 3 SC SOT OOOv Ox CC O'I
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