Colony Courier (Colony, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 14, 1915 Page: 1 of 8
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VOL. 7 NUMBER 4
$1.00 PER YEAR
COLONY. WASHITA CO. OKLA., THURSDAY OCT. 14 1915
The Second Annual Indian Conference, Estes Park Colorado.
Through Tho Courtesy Of Tho Haskell Y. M. C. A. We Are Enabled To Give Our Readers This Picture.
There i»re four policies w hich have been assumed towards the American Indian in the history
of our country, and all of these attitudes are being held today, 'lhese four positions are, Kill
him,” for the only good Indian is a dead one; ‘‘J.et him alone,” for the law of the survival of the
fittest is the law of God; ‘‘Use him,’’ for the romance and picturesqueness < f his history, customs,
and superstitutions are invaluable to art, science, education, and entertainment, and his property
w ill fall into the hands of the white men sooner or later anyway ; ‘‘Serve him,” for this is the will of
God as revealed in the Bible, supremely in the teachings and in the example of Jesus Christ.
The supreme need of every individual and of every people on the face of the earth is the need
of Jesus Christ. The above picture shows one method being used to supply this paramount need in
the life of the Indian of North America. Once fevery year delegates are sent from.our Indian schools
to the mountains of Colorado to receive visions i f usefulness and to gain power to make these visions
realities. Here they live for ten days surrounded by the most inspining mountain scenery in this
country. Here they associate daily with two bundled and fifty < f the finest men selected from the
Universities and Colleges of the Middle-West. Daily they hear addresses made by gfeat Christian
men of national and international reputations. In private ronfe re 1 res held every morning Indian
problems are thoroughly discussed by the students from the view point of the gospel and under the
supervision of such authorities as Rev. Dr Sherman Coolidpe, President of the Society of American
Indians; liev. Robert D. Hall, International Secretary of Indian work in North America; McKinley
Warren, Y. M. C. A. Secretary of Haskell; Rev. G. A. Watermulder of Winnebago; and Mrs. Walter
C. Roe. Rev. Henry Roe Cloud and Rev. G. Elmer E Lindguist all vitally interested in the Mission
at Colony and in this community, and all now connected with the Roe Institute at Wichita, Kansas.
Tho pictures ofall those named you will find in the cut above. In the upper left hand corner you i
will see the Indian delegate from Colony, Theodore Haurv, one of the most progressive young Arnpa-,
lines who is leading "his people to the light and the life of the new day of honorable eitizenship in our
community, in out country, and in the Kingdom of God.
Town and Country.
R, Fmlemecht and family visit'
ed R. R Kudeimeht and family
at Korn Sunday. 1
A threshing machine has been I
operating east of town the past
weelf The tractor broke the
culvert east of L. F. Challis’ last
Thursday. After considerable
trouble they at last succeeded in
getting out. • •
Mrs T B. Hfcsbrook has been
quite sick the past week.
Mr. G W Bartgis won the
dishes given by the Farmers
Supply Co. Saturday.
Mr. Isaac Fa-t drove out another
Regal car from Oklahoma City
A few years ago an Automobile
dealer would camp on a man’s
trail for <t month to sell him n car
but this year lie only nskes him
to wait until he can get in a car
load. All factories are unable to
make deliveries fast enough to
meet the demand.
.1, R. Simmons ha" ordered us
to take his add for Miracle wheat
out. of the paper, as he sold all
he had and could have sold a
great deal more.
J. H. Riley brought the first load
of cotton to Colony this season.
It was the Miller’s Acme cotton.
Mitchel, on the Id. S. Geiger
place, is also picking and will
soon have out a hale.
HONEST BILL’S SHOW.
The Box Supper at the school
house Friday evening drew only
a small crowd, very few people
from town being in attendance.
The boxes however sold very well
the total recepts being $30.29.
Miss Hazel Kendrick’s box bring-
ing the highest price. Miss Alma
Melton won the cake voted to the
most popular girl and M. I.. Leedy
the pie as the ugliest man.
James W. Riley, the Honaier
Poet, celebrated his (illrd. birth-
day the past week. Here’s Imp-
ing he may enjoy many more.
Honest Bill’s Show which show-
ed here Monday afternoon and
night was the best ever seen
here. Several of the acts were
each, alone worth the price of
admission. The eight Shetland
ponies were well trained and per-
Cupid, the Educated Pony is
truly a wonder, He got numbers
as called by the audience, He
added, and subtracted, lie count-
ed money, lie told the time by
watches, ami then told the dif
ference between the watches. He
picked colors and did many re-
The Dogs performed well, the
elephants did their stunts well
and were the delight of all the
The Acrobats and clowns were
better than those in the big shows
It's a Good Clean Show, and was
worth the price.
CONDITION OK THE
Colony State Bank
of OOT.ONY, In the State of Oklahoma at
tin* close of business September 28th. 1816
[.cans ami Discounts...............- l*7.TM.W>
Overdrafts, secured and unsecured 288.17
Stocks, Bonds. "Warrants, etc...... MO-W
HnnkliiK House------ 1,980.«>
Furniture and Fixtures......... 718.10
Hue from Banks. .................. 6,118.40
Cheeks and other cash Items— 247.70
CASH IN HANK..........
TOT AI............................. I8? .688.#!
Capital Stock Paid In............ $10,000.00
Stimulus Fund ..................... 2,820.14)
Undivided profits, less Expenses and
taxes Paid... . .................x $80.71
line to Hanks ...... - ■
Iudlvldn'l deposits sulijeot to check 21,084.26
Time certificates of deposit.....2,881.17
cashier's elieeks outstaudliiK.....— 340.08
Notes and Hills Hedlseotllted .
This old world of ours seems to
be a very contrary old creature.
Only a very short time ago, all
the world had a mania for peace
conferences, Hague tribunals,
arbitration, disarmament, peace
treaties, world’s congresses, etc
and all this right up to the break-
ing out of the greatest and awfull
eat war the world lias ever known.
Now all the world seems to have
a mania for war, and all the talk
isof coalitions, aliances, offensives
defensives, air cruft, submarines,
ammunitions, gnnr, war loans,
etc. By the rule of contraries,
does it mean peace?
STATS! OF OKLAHOMA
County of Washita, . .
1,Hurry W. Why .Cashier of the above named
hunk, do solemnly swear that ih* above’
statement Is true to the best of n»y know-
ledge and belief, so help me God.
Subscribed anil sworn to before me this 8th
day of October, 1816.
S. K.. Wuiloliope Notary Public
My Oomijiissloh expires Jan. 27. 1817.
K. Ii, MUner
■ . Directors
Repair that roof now. -We
can furnish you with one,
two or three ply Roofing also
Colony Mercantile' Co.
FOR SALE—1 Washing mu-
A. 0. Scott. Seger School.
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Sale Bills to Print.
Humtargar and Humbargar
We Will I»o Any Work That'Is To Be Done In
Blacksmith i»liop. Our Motto is “To Work Six
Week.” We Are On the Job All The TIME.
All WorK Done Promptly.
Holly & Company
Fresh Meat, Cured Meat and Lard, at all times.
Fish and Oy«t*r* In Soason.
Hides and Furs Bought. Your Patronags Solicited.
HARRY W. EBY
AT THE COLONY STATE BANK FOR
Farm Loans and Insurance
IN RELIABLE COMPANIES
I Renter Gibbs, of the S. W. Nor-
Ijrna 1, spent Saturday ami Sunday
I at home.
Mr. and Mrs. Hailey and Mins
Cadeilhead of Carnegie visited
with Mr. and Mrs. 1 N. Caden-
head the Inter part of last week.
Mr, M. 0. Paiilnen returned
from Chicago Thursday, Hin
in,' tlier accompanied him und
will vinit wnh her daughter Mrs.
Irt. K. Wauchope and family for
several wet kn
Mr. und Mm. Smart spent Sun-
l day with Mr. and Mm. 0. G.
I Inn an,
| Mr. .1. 11 Seger has heel! haul-
ing cane out to T, J. Williams to
I have it made into syrup. Mr.
j Seger I as raised u hig crop of
j needed ribbon cane and nhmild
| have noma line syrup for -ulu
For Goodrich Casing* and
Inner Tubes see Colony Mer-
We handle no line of merchan--
dise that gives as UniVersalj
Satisfaction, as our line ofi
Our line is-now very Complete, of both Heaters*;
and Cooks, and you should not fall to get your selec-/
Reasons Why YOu Should Buy National Stoves.
They are built in one of the largest .Stove factories in the
,United states, ut (Juincy 111.
Our Stoves are built and sold direct by the factory and not
by u Jobbing house.
A factory will build a better Stove under it’s own trade mark
one which they sell direct to the dealer, than they will build under
contract for a Jobber.
(jj) You save the Jobbers profit of 10 or 15 percent when buying
stove sold direct by the factory and get a better stove.
'I'he Excelsior Stove Company have a factory b.aiich at
Oklahoma City, where in case of necessity you can obtain any part
A of any f-tove they manufacture, at a very small cost and the min-
ty imunT frieght charge, thereby prolonging the life of a stove.
^1 We often have to order stove parts of other makes of stoves
Vfur opr customers, where the transportation charges arc
cost of the partH ordered.
We also have the Famous Majeatic Range*, The Perfection in Range Building.
| Colony Mercantile Company
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