The Week's Review (Apache, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, September 7, 1917 Page: 1 of 8
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MAKE APACH$ THE BEST TOWN
IN CADDO COUNTY. “BOOS T”
THE WEEK’S REVIEW
PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS.
TRADE AT APACHE. “BOOS T”
APACHE, CADDO COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1917.
O. E. WHITE,
i. W. PIIRATT,
Am t-C whirr
J. W HANNAH.
Apache State Bank
It is our pleasure as well as our business to
offer suggestions and advise to all who have
an Account in this Bank, and to assist you in
investigating anything which you are consider-
ing as a business deal, to determine as to its
safety and reliability.
W. A SHOBE OIEO
William Alvin Shobe was born in
Sangamon County, Ohio, February
27th, 1852. The family moved later
first to Iowa, then to Illinois and af-
terwards to Jones burg, Kans., in the
early eighties where Mr. Shobe met
and married Jessie Byers in 1885.
Four children, a son and three
daughters were born to them and af-
ter a short residence in Garnett, Kan.,
Mr. Shobe took a claim in the Chero-
kee strip opening in 1893, his wife
died the following year.
In August, 1896 deceased married
Maggie Warhurst and they continued
their residence near Enid, Okla., un-
til 1918, when they moved to Arkan-
sas. They have made their home at
Apache since July, 1916.
Deceased enjoyed n9rmal health
through a busy and useful lire and
death found him September 4th,
1917, so suddenly and painlessly that
it seemed only 'a peaceful entrance to
Deceased was a Christian gentle-
man, a member of many years stand-
ing of the Methodist church, and a
kind, just and generous husband,
father and neighbor.
Those surviving are his wife, son
Clifford and daugher Ella, all at home
three daughters, Mrs. J. N. Smith,
of Lookeba, Okla., Mrs. Rena Gower
and Lila Shobe, of Ramona, a sister,
Mrs. J. N. Perkins, of Temple, Okla.,
and two brothers D. A. and C. H.
Shobe, of Jonesburg, Kans.
Funeral services were held Thurs-
day from the Methodist church, con-
ducted by the pastor Wallace I.
Torbert, assisted by other local min-
Miss Fern Rundle departed Wed-
nesday for Ft. Worth, Texas, where
she will attend the Texas Christian
University the coming term.
Earl Pilkenton, writes to a friend
here as follows: Somewhere in En-
gland. Arrited safe in England, am
feeling pretty good. We can’t write
anything of interest. We had a
nice trip across the pond and England
is a very pretty country. Tell the
bunch hello ftr me.
Have your Photos made while in
Apache. Best work; P'iccii ri<n
Studio one block North of Corner
A. F. VANLEUVEN,
Adv, 1-lt Photographer.
C. A. Poe left this week for Wash-
ington, D. C. on business and will
also visit his old home in West Vir-
ginia, after which he will return to
Perry, Okla., wnere he will engage
in the practice of law.
I will be in Apache on Friday the
14th, prepared to do Optical Work
of all kinds. See me at Amphlett
Bros., drug store while you are at-
tending the Fair.
J. C. DISS,
Adv. 1-lt Optometrist.
CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to express our heartfelt
gratitude to the many friends and
neighbors who have been so exceed-
ingly kind to us during our bereave-
MRS. W. A. SHOBE and CHILDREN
The boys band from the Masonic
Home at Darlington, Oklahoma will
furnish music two days of the Fair and
those two days will be Friday and
Saturday, Sept.,14th and 15th.
The band consists of 16 boys, none
over the age of 14 years. They are
under the care of an efficient band
master and will no doubt furnish some
THE REVIEW only 41.00 a Year.
NO MATTER WHAT MAKE OF BATTERY YOU USE —OR
WHAT CAR PUO DRIVE—YOU WILL GET PROMPT, COUR-
TEOUS ADVICE. INSPECTION ANb ATTENTION TO YOUR
STORAGE BATTERY PROBLEMS HERE.
WE REPAtR AND RECHARGE ALL MAKES OF STORAGE
batteries at reasonable priceb. . .we carry a com-
plete STOCK OF NEW PREST-0-LITE BATTERIES AND BAT-
TERY PARTS FOR EVERY CAR. AND WE HAVE A SER-
VICE BATTERY FOR YOU TO USE IF IT IS NECESSARY TO
REPAIR OR RECHARGE YOUR PRESENT BATTERY.
SOME DAY YOU’LL NEED A NEW BATTERY. ASK US
ABOUT THE CORRECT SIZE PRE8T-0-LITE BATTERY FOR
Lake Oil Co.
PHONE 64 APACHE. OKLAHOMA.
Service on all makes of batteries
COTTON FARMERS ATTENTION
To my friends and neighbors of
Apache. As 1 agreed to write so
many of you, and-tell you what I
found in this country, I use this me-
thod of writing to all of you at once.
We left Apache April 14th, 1917.
Spent some time#visiting in Okla-
homa and Texas, arriving at El Cen-
tro July 8th.
The Imperial Valley is noted every-
where for it’s rich productiveness.
Everything is raised by irrigation.
We get our water from the Colorodo
River through 2,500 miles of ditches.
The Valley has several pretty little
towns El Centro being the largest, it
has a population of about 6,000.
Everything is built modern in style,
paved walks and streets with good
light, water and sewer systems. We
are about 38 feet below sea level and
almost entirely surrounded by large
mountains. Yes it is hot here during
July and August through the day,
but gets cooler at night. About Sep-
tember first it begins to get cool and
for eight months they tell me we,
have ideal weather.
The principal crops are cotton,
alfalfa, rye, milo maize, kafir corn,
vegetables of all kinds (two crops a
year) a large variety of fruits. Milo
maze and kafir corn make 1% to 3
tons per acre, that means the heads
cut from the stalks. The milo maze
does better than the kafir corn. The
stalks are sold in the field for pasture
at from $4.00 to $6.00 per acre. Al-
falfa makes from 1 Vi to 3 tons per
acre and is cut every 3o to 40 days,
seven crops in the year, and it is
worth $23.00 per ton in the field now.
Rye is a heavy producer and does well
here. Cotton makes 1 to 1 Vi bales
per acre, there is a large crop plant-
ed here this year.
There is plenty of work here for
all classes of skilled labor, as for
common labor the Valley has been
short all season. They are sending
everywhere for men to help gather the
Mr. Fawcet, the man who made
the Imperial Valley famous with his
cantalopes, had this year 750 acres
of cantalopes and 40 acres of grapes
which netted him after all expenses
were paid something over one-hun-
dred-thousand dollars ($100,000.00).
His fruit was mostly shipped to
Chicago, 111., and New York City,
this year. He plants most of his
ground back to milo maze and kafir
corn, hence gets two crops. He paid
$2,000.00 per day for pickers, packers
We wish to say that we are ready
'■> handle your cotton.
Our machinery is first-class con-
dition and with experienced men to
operate same, we assure you our
work will be of the best in every
We solicit a trial from you. Honest
work and honest weights.
Adv. 1-lt. S. C. ENGLISH, Mgr.
A. J. (Slick) McMahan who had re-
quested that he be the first one of the
draft hoys called from this county, was
officially notified Wednesday to ap-
pear at Anadarko Thursday and be
prepared to go to one of the training
camps at once.
Old newspapers for sale atTHE
REVIEW office, at 5c per buhdle.
and laborers during gathering sea-
Farm hands get $50.00 per month
and board and washing, work nine
hours. Dairy hands get $75.00 to
$90.00 per month. Small farmers
do as well in proportion to the size
of crops handled.
There are no failures where one
attends to his business. But the
expense or raising them are high, and
no one but the man with capital can
own property here. They pay as
much as $4.00 a day for chopping
cotton, and it is going to cost $2.50
par hundred to get it picked. They
commence picking in September and
finish in March. The cost of living
is about 10 per cent higher here than
in Apache. Board and room cost
from $30.00 to $40.00 per month.
Grocery and dry goods salesmen get
$76.00 to $125.00, deliverymen get
$75.00 to $90.00, truck drivers get
$100.00 to $150.00. Everything is done
with trucks and automobiles. One
will see more automobiles here in a
day than you will see in Apache in a
week. Everybody owns one,even the
Mexicans, Japs, Chinaman, Hindo’s
l am working for the Imperial
Valley Creamery. This is one of the
28 plants they have, scattered over
California. They handle about
38,000 gallons of milk a day, make a
little over two tons of butter, besides
other products every day. Most of
this milk comes from the small far-
mer. They use 22 large trucks to
gather it in.
Cattle, sheep, hogs and horses do
well here, also chickens, turkeys and
ostrich. In facf the whole Valley
is a money producer. But it takes'
Dress Goods for
* . ■*
We have a complete line
of Fancy and Staple Ging-
hams for girls School Dress-
es, also a good assortment
of Waist goods for Boys.
Come in and see them.
WATCH FOR OUR SPECIAL NEXT WEEK
’’The Store That Satiaflea”
Jenkins & Scott
State Bank Building Apache, Oklahoma
U7E have in stock John Deere
’’ Corn Binders, Sulky and Gang
Plows, Disc Harrows, Van Brunt
Grain Drills and Drag Harrows.
A full line of Shelf Hardware
And a Complete Line of
See us before you buy.
J. T.* Wells Hardware
and Implement Company
Consult us about your FARM LOAN.
Personal and Chattel Loans on best
Start a Savings Account With Ue
and you'll soon be getting ahead in
the world. Money means opportu-
nity for you.
First National Bank
J. M. BOH ART,
A. U. DOLE,
money to make money. There are
good oppprtunities for men with capi-
tal, and man with a small amount of
money can make good here. This
like all other countries has its draw-
I am well satisfied with my move.
Archie and I make $160.00 per month
and I get an increase the first of
They have fine schools and churches
and fine people to live among, one-
third or more of them from Oklahoma
Now I have tried to tell you about
this country just as I found it, and
should any of my old friends drift
out this way, either on a pleasure or
business trip, we would be glad to see
you. And should you want to know
anything more about the Valley I
will answer all questions cheerfully.
With best wishes for all 1 am,
, ARCH WALTERS.
228 N-7th street, El Centro, Cali.
Jno. S. Dalton, is installing in
connection with the Service Ga-
rage and Oil Co., a new and up-to-
date VULCANIZING PLANT,
and will do your work in that line
in a satisfactory way. All work
Guaranteed to be as good as the
We also carry a full line of
Casings, Tubes and Accessories.
WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS;
and will do all in our power to
please you, at any time you need
our services. KEEP IN MIND:
that you are always welcome, at
and Oil Company
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Miller, C. E. The Week's Review (Apache, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, September 7, 1917, newspaper, September 7, 1917; Apache, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc952098/m1/1/: accessed January 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.