Colony Courier (Colony, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 19, 1914 Page: 1 of 8
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VOL. 5 NUMBER 26
$1.00 PER YEAR'
Gsod Literary Program.
I’ht- Colony Literary had an ex-
cellent program last Friday night
and a good "attendance. The de-
bate “Resolved that the present
policy of the United States to-
wards Mexico should not be en-
dorsed” Negative. Thos. Hud-
Bens and S. K. V/auchope, Aff.
• K. W. Davison and N. H. Seger
was won by the Aff. and was pro-
nounced the best debate we have
had. The judges were Mead
Johnson. Dr. Jesse Jones and
Horner Cole, Prof. J.„p. Gibb-
read from Peck’s Rad Boy and
o,!e“Th Viev- lliA-Vrmvink
on The George Junior Kepub
lie at Freeville, N. V. Was Vc
inteesting and well worth attend-
ing the literary to hear, even if it
had been the only number on
the program. A good program
is provided for next Friday night.
To Have Big Field Meet
at Weatherford Normal
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COLONY, WASHITA CO. OKLA., THURSDAY, MAR. ,19 1914.
James Seger is president of the
Student’s Booster Club at the
•^Southwestern Normal to help
make a success of the athletic
meet which is to be held at the
S. W. Normal In April and ha«
been writing letters to friends
and newspapers all around to get
the event well advertised.
Schools all over the southwes
tern part of the state are expected
Kuth Jones and Seth Cole were
out of School pait of iast week
on account of trouble with their
Harry Seger and Miss Stewart
of Weatherford visited us last
1 h«i boys glorously walloped
Red Top last Friday to the time
of 14- 5.
The boys play Cobb Creek Fri-
day aud are expecting another
Ruth Farmer was out of school
pait of the week on account of
Hie Mil burn children are out of
school evperimenting in field
Miss Hudgens favored the teach-
ers of this divison of the county
who met at Korn Saturday with
a very interesting talk on Busy
Work in the Primary Grades.
Town and Country
N° Egg Famii
ICopy right, l>y McClure fcyndicatu. >
Three Colony stores took in
17040 eggs last Saturday at one
and a half cents each makin*
$204 60 worth of business for one
day from the good old biddy.
Then th<m> was the butter and
cream business too, which was not
so small. One store sent a big
wagon load of eggs and butter
to the railroad Monday morning.
Abe Bergthold attended church
and visited in tiic Caddo country
P D Bergthold and family and
John Sallaska Sr autoed over to
In Oklahoma, people buy
Moter cars or automobiles while
in Florida motor boats are the
thing. John Seger, Jr. writes bis
folks here that he hits just pur-
chased a fine moter boat at Ft.
Lauderdale, Fla, and, when lie
wrote, bo was just about to start
on a little cruise,
II J Schmidt and family visit
ed at the home of Rev, Henry j
Bergthold over in Caddo and at-
tended the M, B. Church overl
.T. M. V\ hit ley ot .Alfalfa wn
in Cilony Saturday.
Isaac Fast and family and Mis.-.
Sallaska drove out to P. ^1. Bar j
toll’s to spend the day and ut-|
tended church at the Hopewell'
Minnonite church Sunday.
John and Charlie Skllaska of
Weatherford accompanied by I
John Sallaska Sr. visited in Colony :
Saturday night. Elder Sallaska !
remained until Sunday with the!
P. D. Bergihold family.
Harry Seger of Quincy, 111.
who has been visiting home folks
and friends for some time put in
last week and the week bef.iyg.
visiting relatives aud friends at
other points in Oklahoma and
departed last Friday evening f r
his home in Quincy where he ha
a permanent position.
ATHLETIC AND EDUCATIONA!
MEET WILL BE HELD IN COLONY,
APRIL 3, and 4.
PRETTY AND STAPLE PATTERNS IN NEW
j CALICOS and GINGHAMS
Every woman who makes her own dresses or hires
them made for her, will be as interested in these newly
arrived dress fabrics as she would be in anything else
that could happen in the town.
GET QUICKLY ACQUAINTED
WITH THEM, and decide before first choice is limited
-—on the ones YOU WANT.
Our Line of Latest Styles in
are finding a friend in every buyer,
and we can please you too if you
will purchase PETERS SHOES of us
NEW SPRING STYLES
Now on Display m Our
Ready for Your Inspection
There are still a few good things left
on the BARGAIN TABLE
. i <•
The Harmon fe^d miil is boinp
Mrs H 1, W adley vi-ited bet
sister Mrs C I! Laslo.v in tin
Country east of Colony tin's wee!:.
Tlieo Kendrick is the minimi
of the Colony School base In,II
The Lets will furnish i^ni ii
for the ball in ihe ball
Slave Yo?ji a
ESa 81 k ihccou ii t ?
Il vnu are i) >t following In <
. J . example, some das you'll
•nvy the man who saved a
part dt hu earnings each
week. The establishment ot
h bank account is the tit it
su*p toward acquiring a habit
<>! tlirdt which leads to suc-
cess. Money in out bank is
safer than anywhere el a A
checking account is the sim-
plest and most convenient
method of paying hills,
I (Unrest paid on limn deposit*
Colony State Bank
Mrs. Stewart who lives on tin
John Soger furm fell off the porch
Monday and broke a rib.
Earl Brown and Mrs Brown ntnl
Jes-u and Mrs Seger hud dinner at
lames Chitwood’s Sunday.
Miss Ethel Crane is a new ton
ployee in the office of the Colony
.1 K Simmons bus been hauling
considerable corn fr< m the Caddo
•) \S Siemens had an extra good
sale the ltth near Korn, Col,
J Ii Seitnens was the auctioneer,
Ool’s Scott aud Allen cried the
■'ale for Mrs K F Jan/.en near
Kakley the IStli (A good crowd
Hon, A Wilson recently reoeiv
ed some fine eggs of Red Essex
chickens, Ho paid $20,M n set
ting them. There are only three
°r four Red Essex chicken farms
in the 1, S,
The educators of today have
come the conclusion that learning
what is between the covers of a
book is not all there is to an ed-
ucation.. In fact that is only tl ■
beginning of education. They I
have seen the necessity of tin•;
boys and girls becoming ae.
ijitninted with other boys and
girls. I hut si to in 1 efficiency is tin
gold of education. With this
idea in view the County Supt.
lias divided the County into sev-
eral districts. The schools in
I his disl riel will meet nI u eon
venient place and there mute i
in the various events. The on
winning in these events will go to
the County Meet and so on. Tin n
will be contests in all the Athletic
events such ns the runs, jump
weights, iind hu e ball. Contests
w ill be held in Essays, Recitation-
Orations and Spelling. All tlnee
will be arranged according to
grades so it w ill be fuir to all.
The meeting for this divison wid
be held in Colony. (1st into th.
"GAME” and help ns make this
a big tiling both for Colony and
our schools, lalk this to your
friends and above ui 1 things maikj
April tlie 3rd in real and conn*
ami help us miik* the day a
This is the best place to sell your Produce
Sallaska & Bergthold
The Cash Store
Watch Th? Courier
The Warship, Oklahoma, POEM, By John S. Kerfoot.
“LITERARY CONVULSION” Domestics, E. C. Foster.
•■FABLES FOR THE FAIR,” (Another new feature)
The Woman Who Made A Good Wife, by
Josephine Dodge Daskam
OUR SCRAP BASKET, INDIAN SECTION
and all the other regular features,
read every page of the COURIER
Oaly Trim Culture,
Cult urn la not monminul l>y thu
grout ru-ss of the flohl winch la covered
by our knowledge, hut by thn nicely
with v-i.trh w,- ran iiemdvo mint Ions
In thn( field, w In tlmr Ki-nut oi mi,all -
AT THE COLONY STATE BANK FOR
Farm Loans and Insurance
IN RELIABLE COMPANIES
NOW IS THE TIME TO RENEW YOUR
SUBSCRIPTION TO THE COURIER
at the school houso
EVERY FRIDAY NIQHT
For Friday, March 27 th.
O. T. Blass
Talk Mr. Hudgens
Music Dr. and Mrs. Darnell.
Resolved: That the hope of a
reward bring* better results than •
the fear of punishment.
J. P. Gibbs Dr. Dauiell
Lena Seger Mrs. Darnell
Teach your children to create. Don’t
atw-nyu glvu them flulshml products to
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Seger, Neatha H. Colony Courier (Colony, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 19, 1914, newspaper, March 19, 1914; Colony, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc942480/m1/1/: accessed September 18, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.