Colony Courier (Colony, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 49, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 18, 1910 Page: 3 of 8
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THE COLONY COURIER
mupt> EVERT THURSDAY AT COLONY, OKU.
“Entered as aeeolicl-clnss matter September I, 1909, at the postofflee'at
felony, Oklahoma, under the Act of March ,1, INTO.”
J. MATTOON SEGER,
>esc races on rarm Loans
Ownei* and Publisher.
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Editor mid Manager.
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i-tirli -nln.-queiit Insertion. A ft'iwon.lHlo clmrge will l»e mude fot (lltllimrli's, KpsoIui Ions
of Kewpeet, Cnrili of Tlutuks. und Notices of Ohnrnli AfTnlrs, iflvHii fof tfulil or wliere
■tn i.dniU-lon U clmrifiiit.
In 1007 tlid total vote on gover-
nor in 0|tIahoxnit tV»H 257,240. The
population, accordiny: to the 1807
federal census was 1,414,177. This
would tnake almost exactly five
and one half votes as the ratio t<
figure on as the proportionate num-
ber of votes to the population
The census returns of 1810, just in
show tlie state’s population to ho
1051,661 This would give the state
Of the populatioli thei'e are 108,466
hegroen. of which approximately 2-
6,172 are voters, according to the
same estimate, which would be too
strong. Probably not to exceed 20.
000, uegroe* are entitled tb vote un-
iter present laws.
Of these 20’000, not to eicebd 5,0-
00 would be di»fr|lufelil*ed by the
grandfather aOt. . .
These figures prove thiii tiegre
to vote is not Sutfh ’’tnciiaetf” ttfter
ail: thev also Show that the" Kjtera-
tions of the gWMi(tIi,t*r Haute
Would not be sucli it hlessiiig to the
deiriocratic party it US supporters
Irf other words, dl?ttloPrfilic pollt-l*
Hail* have been making a big unti-
hegro talk to arouse prb'jildtco and
get themselves into office.
Referring again to the figdroa
In 1907 the democrat* east t:f7,<1H
Votes for Haskell, Krhlt’ll Vcfts a ma-
jority of 18,0*2 of all the votes cast
In 1908 thti democrats cast t22.B6ii
votes for Rryali, *hiuh liicked 10.
Rotl of being a majority of tlm total
The demooifallfc votb iti the state
111 1007 wa* Bl.fi i'cf cblit if the
Whole^ yrhlli' it &hS olily 48.40 per
tent In lWOS*.
The socialist votfc iiit’re,siSed from
While according to the ”Boo”
the other Republican editors of tlie
couhtv nebd a lilt IP "gi nger” in
order to influence a majority of her
voters to vote (lie Itepuhlicii ticket,
tlie candidates thejnSelVt-S need not
consider this "ginger” as sootldng
syrup and let tlie paper do it all.
Tlie hoys have an hxi'eifent fighting
chance, hut everybody must pitch
off their coats and go to Work. It is
enough tb Say t/.'ftt ft dose of Has-
kellisin is as bitter as gall and tin-
people'do not want to swallow any
more of it even if it lias a C'ruao la-
bel to it. . , . -
Again it lias bee'll demonstrated
that Washita Democracy wants no
farmers in Legislature. Tom Mason
one of tlie prominent farmers of
Washita County wus a candidate
for Representative hut he did not
get it because there was a young
lawyer tfho is jifct out of school
wanted the position to boost him
publically, hence the farmer was
sent away back to nit down. Mr.
Mason Is a Catholic belonging to
the Slieldal church arid til IS to aid-
ed ill his deffeiit. These people ate
of our best eltisens'liip btlt eotne
from the wrong side of the Uni.
Tlie Agricultural and MecKiidlcnl
College Will haVfe Hilvrge Qf „
school held at Oklahoma City State
Fair grounds Sept. 27 to Oct 9. Two
boys betwSbn the ajrvt of 14 aud 18
years, Inclusive, may be selected
from each county In Oklahoma
One hny( is Selected by tfife farmers
Institute ijiiul thq other by the coun-
ty superintendent; the boys must
pay their railroad fare, meals. and
provide Hlie^ts .jand, blankets but
it aua’in 18U7 to 2i,7fc in iKukl’Iib >« [ent* »»a b"ts «**« |° *»« furnished
publican vote wii3 llo.ifiW In 1W07 aud ,kl}»
110,474 in HkW. The deii^ycratic, .vA»to
* as 167,641 lnl"|T HitU UiV.sMfM A»i ,100«.
. If any deth^ertit 'Minget any coln-
i«rt from theii'e. figliW?* we fttil to
Been how he civil v. tirli it out
The vote tills lull frill be » gain of
ghout 4D,000: .^'hyther tijls gajli
been In favor of tiie democrats or
tha rebublicans remains to lie seen.
Howevet, It frill h^ obrserv,"4 that
Jhe "nlg(ftr'.',,yiJtb is not going to
cut much flguro. .
I ~ V , mv
lio.V j, flic, iiisdriiotloii 1:'free. It trill
he a grjetyJ^yejvSdbn for two good
hOyl! Who want to learn Hbmbtlilng.
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An organization at CprdVJJ;
Tlie CoJneiifclhl.WuUiHt Cordeii has
perfected an organisation to hold
a county fair In Washita Cbvlnty
this 411; Tip? idea U to fell stock to
tlie farmers over the County and
then lbt them run it Hbre i? hoping
it will, a grand tNueeess,, Let’s
booster, who wants to be a knock-
W. R. i’oage lost a Ana Sow
the othef day ffotn ovef heat.
Jim Ronrl and family visited
with A. L, Bifd Sunday.
Corn cutting is the ordet of
tlie day around the Castle at
Jack Polk of Piedmont came
up to deO his wife and babe at
her fathers (J. D; Poage) Tues-
The Poage’s hogjs are doing
well. ' ‘
J. D. Poage preached a good
sesmon Sunday at Prairie Home
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to a crowded house,
Mr. dopp and iilcott are haul-
ing garden sass to (jordell about
twice a week.
Grand Pa Lasley was at Prai-
rie Home to church Sunday
night. He is about 77 years old
and is long in the service of the
Breekerifhigb ind Sieott have
threshed their wheat, did not
learn the amount—guess about
■26 bushels io the acre.
Wm Ooufeh, G. W. Biftgis, E.
L- ieweiien, Jim Bdfkhalter
and a humbbr of otlists Want
stock iii thu hew railroad
We witnessed a funny run-
away a few days ago. Fred Kau-
ger bought a fat cow from Will
Dawdy and tied her behind his
spring ,wagon to take her home.
She did hot lead well so he
turned the team loose and got
behind to dflve the cow well the
team from some cause dtkirted to
ETHEL J. DAVINA
Colony Drug Company
run and Fred could not keep up.
the horses done tileir best fe’u
the cow held back ind kept
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Fred aboilt 100 yards behind
and lie Was yelling for All there
Was irt him? but when thby had
• rt It',
run about half a mile J. D.
Poage saw them coming up the
rind frobi frhni’b fee was, in the
Held, and ran out and stopped
Ice Cream, Crushed Fruits, Cold Drinks,
lee Cream Sodas
Perfumes FRESH CANDIES Clears
FamU^Rec! atteBt*OB to Ptiywciiui’t fWnpttom Saul
X* FiU •» all hour* of the day or night.
We appreciate your business Ahd strive to please.
are made by
Cu H: Clifford
Every day of^he, Week, just north
of the Telephone Central.
Pest Cards; EtHSfging Srid Copying
Quite s few here beeh attend-
ing the holiness at Swnn lake.
Hey, Simmons -preKehsd st
Eakly last. Sunday instead,pf hip
regular day next Sunday as be
wanted, to foe ,patent at
ly Conference in Ft.’
Geo. §. Hagen,
: hradualt of MlaeoUri Auction StMei
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Jr*rr,ep»°n® my e*P«n*®’ 4 •*»-« vest and (4 north of
8 mllw north®/ Tri * We-t M » miles eaet and
Weatherford Rndte 4.
on that date.
A fifw.ftf tlie, young people at-
tended the picnic at Oney last
. t . f fe- M.J.V| ,»
Mrs. D. Macky anb daughters
Lizzy and Nonie , spent Sunday
with her daughter Mkry in Car-
Mrs. Shelton Miss Lna and
little Boqjiic jjt Kakly -visited
with Mr. and Mrs. Davina
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In this tidve nmi day every good (business man, whether farmer
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N. it. SEGER, Aienti
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Mrsi Northern who has been
visiting her distet Mrs. Dunn
returned to her home in Okla-
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The Kukly ami Elm Grove
girls say it would, not be bard
for Wd'fron iWrisbn tii gc't a girl
if lie did not have one in Lawton,
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Miss Kthal Baskott’’ lias been
visiting relativo, inWashtta Co.
yt Kakly was io well pleased
with their picnic ;the (1th that
they decided to have nnother
the 7tit of next month.
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The Eakly base ball team went
to Oney last Friday and played
with Oney that, evening losing
(tlie game, the scorn,being 1*2 to
j Sin faVor of (iney. The F.akly
i boys plpyed Kureita. the next
1 day at picnic and won,’ the score
I stood 7 to U.
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MrSi Bom Mi«liIor, called at
the Co'ufio+ office this week
and loft the editor a box of verr
due pegclies, Mrs. Mishlef has'
just returned from a visit to.hefr
daughter Mrs. Noells of- neae1
ibitler, Every thing'is nice and
1 oen out there. 8he reports,
they havy. lieeif having plenty
of rain, and crops ate good,
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Mr*. Mishler desires trt an->
mntnee that she bus a roll of nice
rag carpet for sale, now ,-on dis-.
play at Colony Mercantile Co,
call there and see it.
Bifc SCOTT, GeheTaj Auctioneer
My host bffhrtR are yetir* frorii the day t book sale.
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Seger, Neatha H. Colony Courier (Colony, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 49, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 18, 1910, newspaper, August 18, 1910; Colony, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc942459/m1/3/: accessed August 14, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.