Colony Courier (Colony, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 23, 1916 Page: 1 of 8
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VOL. 8 NUMBER 10
(1.00 PER YEAR
A Retail Dealer is Necessary to your Welfare!
The Advantage of Spending Your
Money at Home.
Every one ha* the right to buy where he can*get the moat for
his money. That “most” iueludss quality, price—as well as promp
ness in receiving the article purchased.
If it is a question of pyrcliaaiiig in or out of your home town,
there is one more consideration.
All other things being equal, buying at home is to your perso-
nal interest—for every dcllur spent at home increase* tlie prosperity
of your own community ; while every dollar you send away helps
to build schools, churches, streets, parka, for some other town.
In many ca-es, after you pay the freight etc , the goods bought
out of town cost you mors than similar articles purchased at home.
Then, too, in buying bore you see.-aiul examine—and if you
desire, iry oiff the article before you buy. You know exactly what
yon are getting, because you see the article itself and not just a
picture of it.
We sell and recommend “Star Brand” (all leather) shoes be-
cause we have implicit confidence in them. They are made by the
world’s largest Shoe manufacturers—in all grades, styles and prices
Buying from us and other home town merchants will pay you—
both in inony saved and satisfaction in your purchases And it
means added prosperity and growth for y< ur community. Isn’t it
wort it considering? »
Home Trade Means
You Cannot Buy Star Brand Shots From Any Mail Order House.
We have just received a Big Line of Winter Caps
Rain Coats, Mackinaws, Overshoes, Wool Skirts, ^
Wool Socks, Medium and Heavy Underwear are a |
few, of the many good things we Sell. *
Wauchope & Company.
The Store that Save* You Money.
Clancy s Meat Market
For First Class Meats See Us.
We Sell Cured Meats* Lard Sauaagei
T. C. Clancy, Mgr.
Wo ore Planning to go to
School, and ara Offering
The Courier Plant for Sola
Anyone Interested cell or
write, E. W. Davison,
COLONY. WASHITA CO. OKt-A- THURSDAY NOV S3 ISIS
HARRY W. EBY
AT THE COLONY STATE BANK FOR
Farm Loans and Insurance
IN RELIABLE COMPANIES
See that sample Low Corn
King Spreader at
Colony Mercantile Co.
Wanted—At onoo, man with
team, to shuck 600 bu corn wi
pay tic pur bu. K. A. Brown.
The Ozark Trail
By John Yaller G-»fc, Colony, Okla.
Folk* a-gittin* busy,
Don’t you hear it noise?
Blast in’ out urn rockn,
Hllontin’ round like boys.
Haulin' heap much olay--
Not convicts from it jail.
But heap much honest, folks sure gonna
Ketch it Ozark Trail.
Ontiin’ down um bill tops,
Make urn proper grade,
gome with plow- an’ scrapers,
Home with pick* an’ spade.
All time busy talkin',
Dead sure um never fail,
gwear um never stop a tall
rill ketch it Ozurk Trail.
v All kind* o’ pinna um talk up,
How u> pull mad here,
Heap' much talk ’bout “Short Lint,
Ah',every body cheer.
Ketch it heap much good mon\
Heap miff to make yer pale.
Puttin’ up the dough heap sure
To ketch it Ozark Trail.
Committee collie next .lime,
Il iad got ter look heap Him
’ltelse um gonna take it
gome heap much woraer line.
Me no kin make big speech
'Cause um gills git pale.
But like to say it little bit
•Bout ketehiu’ Ozark Trail.
Me tell it little story.
You ketch it, if von can.
One young “quaw meet It heap fine
gtylish Indian tnan.
Him come an’ couit an’ marry—
Like novels heap no fail *•
You tnay-he.HO like to know what that
Oau do with Ozark Trail?
Well, after while she find out
Fine buck heap no good.
Heap bound to git divorce,
No do just like she should
But raise it heap big fuss—
But may he-so one fuss fail.
An’ so she keep it up, keep it up, keep it up
An’ ketch it without fail
go when you meet committee
You must heap sura let um know
You’re not a-gonna quit it,
Heap sure, liuh-iih, no,
But heap sure stay right with it.
We’re never gonna fail
To keep it up. keep it up, keep it up, keep it up.
Sure ketch it Ozurk Truil.
56 Cars of Boosters
To Oklahoma, City.
On last Monday morning our
I little burg was taken posesaion^
Lf by the Ozark Trail Booster* en-.
route to Oklahoma City
According to their schedule
I they were to leave here at 9:16
hut they were a little late ill get-
Cordell and the towns west
cunm and our boys were *11 ready
I to go, with tlags and banners
[waving, altogether making a fir*
| show mg
Oniony bud agreed to send ten
I cars, but t-eui sixteen from this
I vicinity, and all were fill! "f
[boosters, they hope to show Oul.
Harvey that w«- have the shortest
and best route through the rtaio
and that tlm people reully want
A Band went along to add to
I tlie merriment and make a noise
They are after tlie Trail and
mean to gel it.
About thirty or forty fr< m tl ia
I plane and quite a nutiilwr from
the neighboring schools ^trended
the Hally at Oordeil last week.
They report that tlmr* wne
I a I tout 5000 children in the parade
and 'bat aside from the jam, all
1 had h tine time
The program Saturday was * x*
(•optionally good and was enjoy* d
Thursday, November 16th, the
Ladies Club met in regul»r session
at tlie home of Miss Bertha Join**
Hoi I call was answered with
“Thanksgiving Thot's.” The
Club voted to purchase for tlie
school a set of reference books.
Visitors present were; Mrs Foster
Mrs. Clancy and Little Mis*
Clancy. At the elo*e of the after
noon the hostess served delicious
refreshments. Tlie next meeting
will be Dec. 7th with Mr*. Fr»uk
Wt will iccipt Corn in'
trad* or on account at thrae
cents under Weatherford
prlco on day of delivery.
Colony Mercantile Co.
Just Received a big ship-
ment of Ford Parts. Wo
have purchased and will in*
stall shortly a Free Air outfit
J. M. Sager.
FOR HALE or TRADE—Good
uiare, buggy *nd harness, All in
good condition. Bee
Oscar L. Smith.
While returning front Oordeil
Friday evening, Olyde Riley bod
the misfortune of overturning hi*
About four miles east of Cordell
as lie was meeting a car ha be-
came blinded by th* light* from
the approaching car and ran on
a culvert and turned the car ovar
and bruising up the occupant* of
car quite badly. Mr. J. H. Riley
and Rosa Gilworth receiving the
worst cuts and bruise*.
PRONE Mo. 1000
Received this woak a big
shipmant of John Daara,
Sylvian and Ralianco buggios
Colony Morcantilo Co
I havo ra-opanad tha Old
Short Ordar and will appra-
data your businass. Ragu-
lar meals on Saturday.
Mrs. Frad Exandina.
Col. J. B. SIEM
Ciys Any Kind of Ssle Anywhsrs.
Works for you from tho tima ho books yow aala.
Raaldanaa & mllawaat of Earn.
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