The Freedom Express. (Freedom, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 18, 1908 Page: 1 of 4
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Freedom, Oklahoma, Thursday
A » i •»' i 11 it rain*,
Mi" Lula Vincent i* visitant;
Ler line'- n folks this week.
Mr. Melton is working fi r Mr.
J1 'b n and LI I is tkiy have g.jor ui
in ^3 Kansas to harvest,
Wilbur and Retta Knux and
K;»y ami .1 ohnie Vincent visited at
!)• S. Thompsons Sunday.
Uracn and [na Culver spent Sun.
at Mack Culver’s,
Mr \V. B. Sbo»ter
| This beat* paying that high pi ict ,
farmers (>r i hem,
More rain, more grnee ror th.-,e
mules to eat
Lev. S, t ale was os led I • Mr
* romwells to preach at the funer-
al ol their baby.
A. C. Bartholomew >s in Ki> w..
tliis week aid perhaps will stay e
there a few days more »» the Salt
Fork is about half a mile wide and I
10 feet deep.
Wasnt our Legislature, that jns|
adjourned, a corker,
I have just learned - e'li ny
from oua assessor. A sit gle mac ,
dosn’t get that $100.00 exemption ,
on taxes That is one ill fortune [
will have to remedy.
High winds, potatoes beat down ,
wiih hail, roads washed out, corn,
planted on river bank, cistern full I
ol water. What else dould ooe ask :
•L S. Dixan got caught in the ,
rain, at Alva, last week.
1’he Kingman Phone Co. ha< l
their wire burnt in two and onr8
phone exploded by lightning las.t
I he writer has been uiaue to be •
lieve that Kingman bold* the rol |
rnung wen ting sum' of honor but Abbie bids fair ti j
1 of the neighbors • win
one* by this time.
ed Bill Culver’s family, Sunday.
''ay Sleepy Ned dont you have
any paper to write on that you
keep 60 silent. Why dont you bum
the editor for some,
Miss Agnes Murray spent a few
days on her claim last week.
IJuuirey Thompson will stack
wheat for Mr Sbowaiter
Sunday night Uncle Si was
dreaming that Barnums Show had
ad got loose but it was only Tom-
mie going home from his girl’s
bouse and he got scared at the
cloud and woke Si’s folks all op so
lie could come in till it stopped
Quite a crowd of youngsters
gathered at the home of I), S.
* Kompson, Wed. evening and had
•Joe Carver is helping Jim (doth,
erio harvest tins week.
I be ( hiIdrenC Day exercises at
be Daeert school bouse on Sun-
'M8 well attended and all enjoyed
-i trend timp
I he hnavv rain- are vi-rv bother
»omp to people along the creeks Tv
washing out 'heir fences. Cuttle
IT P BURNHAM
Card of Thanks
We wish to express our thanks
First quality canned apples, 35 and gratitude to our friends and
<cte. per gallon at W. \V. Vincents neighbors who so willingly helped
us in our late bereavment and !oss
of our sons Christian and William.
Last \\ ed. morning Chrigtsan
and \\ ill lam Nelson, the eleven
and twelve year old sons of Peter
Nelson, who lives near Abbie stait.
ed out to pick grapes. After while
the motlie heard screams from the
direction of the creek and started
out to see what was Wrong. Upon
doming to the creek she found the
boys’ clothes on the bank and the
dog swimming around in the water
but the boys were missing. The
More rmn, more grass, but my
hat a wet harvest.
Even if it does rain here we have
never had twelve ieet of water in
the streets like Enid.
TDoxit IPcrg-et to Rem
Pememder I>Tct To
That, we have got our building
moved and will have on hand, eve-
ry Saturday during the season, Ice
Cream, Icejpop Oranges, Bananas
Cigars, Candy, etc.
Remember the latch string
is always hanging out for You.
Freedie Annis The
Fop Corn Man
as young folks
oh: have when there is plenty of
good music. The Happy I follow
band furnished the music.
Wm Clifford is showing his cos-
mopolitan spirit through harvest
He is getting his hands covered
with grease and his shirt dirty help
ling Matt Darr.
neighbors were called and after
seai-ohing for sometime their bod-
ies were found near a deep hole in
the water. Evidently they had g-u e
in swimming and one of them had
gotten into the hole and the other
boy in trying to help him out had
been drowned also as they were
found looked in each other’s arms.
The family have the sympathy of
all m their sad bereavement.
THREE BIG PAPERS
(ret The Campaign
Where is the need of the fleet to
go to the eastern hemisphere to
find water to sail on when there is
*most enough iu Okla. to go cruie-
i ng in.
w E are prepared at ALL TIMES to do
YOUR JOB WORK.
Sale Bill, Lettar Heads, Campaign Cards, Stationary, Etc.
In fact we can do any thing. SEE US,
Special Inducement To Readers
THREE PAPERS FOR THE
PRICE OF ONE.
We have been somewhat luckier
'than some towns in eastern Okla,
W o havetu had 12 ft, of water in
•our streets like Enid,
More rain, nine grass, but o
what a wet harvest.
WHY BORROW FROM YOUR NEIGHBORS?
RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION
It jtst continues to rain, then
more rain, and keep on raining.
'Claude Humes left for Aetna
Kane, to work for Mr, Sprgue this
The Be«t Pills Ever Sold.
’Alter d.octoaing 15 years for chronic
indigestion am^ppemling over two hnn
dred dollars, nothing has done me as
much good as Dr King's New Life Pills
I consider them the best pills eVer
sold.’1 Writes J3 F AyscUe of Iugleside
N C. Sold under gttatanteeby all deal
ers in medicine, 25c,
J K KRAMER, •) H. HOPKINS ED S ROBERTS,
President. Vice-President. Cashier
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State and Caunty Depositary,
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This is an offer that you should
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A Grand Family Medicine
"It gives me great pleasure to speak
a good word for Electric Bitters writes
Mr Frank Conlan of No 406 Htiston St
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There will be another meeting in
Fred Annis store Bat. night June
?0 to complete arraugineuts for the
celebration- Everybody interested
should attend, buisness men and
know your money
I Wish to announce myself an candi-
date for Representative froln Wbods
Co, subject to Voters at the Democrat-
ic primaries. Wm. PARSONS,
It has been almost next thmg to
’impossible for merchants to gel
,|ioods hauled out from town since
>tha rains and heavy roads,
Ladies ws have just what you W. J, Parson
want in summer dress goods( a new > west of Alva is
line just received, W VV Vincent J tesentatlVe of
Parsohs is one
L'ha.s Richardson sold his plaice ‘uil^ oneo^
this week to a Mr Wagner, We of lliia vie
did not learn where this man hails , °f lllUch “attiral
fr0m | ty ill public affi
The Alva Commercial Club have
taken steps to celebrate the 4th,
Harvest js on in full blast eyeu
i! 't is pretty wet.
Are you going to help Freedom
Celebrate tins year?
The County seat war which has
been waging for several months is
pt last over leaving .Buffalo as vic-
tor. It has been a bald fought con-
test aud only a slim major.ty in fa-
vor of Buffalo.
Ed 8 ROBERTS —XDirectcr33— Geo, Gi
8, P. KRAMER. J. E. KRAMER. J. 0 H(
LAURA HOPKINS. -JOHN .J GERLACH
Paft of dur force was dialled Ip
to the service this week helping
harvest, H G Walkt'r left the edit-
or for a few days to liyi p It j De-
It is reported that Mrs, John
Eokerd has been quite stek.
It is possible that Freedom will
celebrate the Fourth this yeai . Are
you going to help this to be a
grand good time?
We have Enlarged our Business by Adding a I
well Assorted Stock of
Bill Clifford is out this week iu
the harvest fields toughening up
AN IN VITA-
I ION is extended
to ALL to participi-
;tate in the CELEB-
RATION JULY 4
1 he finest Funeral Car in Western Oklahoma, j he Best
Casket lowering Devise made and a Licenced Embalmer
and Practical UNDERTAKER to Care for the Work
day or night.
We will make a Special Discount on all Furniture Before invoicing
Let us figure with you,
Renfrew furniture Co.
Southwest Corner Square - - - Alva. Ckis
tjeo \Y Simmons called on us
this morning aad helped us out
Steps were taken last Sat. night
lo perpetrate a olub to make Free-
dom famous for her hospitality aud
ability to show people visitingFree
'Join a good time. Conte and be
The wind iaat Friday night
moved .ne west end of Jack Mc-
Murphy’s bars about two feet,
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Walker, V. A. The Freedom Express. (Freedom, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 18, 1908, newspaper, June 18, 1908; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc950647/m1/1/: accessed January 19, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.