The Week's Review (Apache, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, December 17, 1915 Page: 2 of 4
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THE WEEK’S REVIEW
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY
AT A ’ACHE, CADDO COUNTY, OKLAHOMA
FROM LOCAL BANKS.
Operated Under Lease Until July 1, 1916 by
C. C. & B. B HENLEY. Editors & Publishers
Entered as second cla s matter in the post office at Apache, Caddo
County, Oklahoma, under act of March 8, 1897.
Subscription Rate #1.00 Per Year In Advance. Advertising
Furnished Upon Application.
Address all correspondence and make chicks payable ti>C. C. Henley
RED LETTER DAY
SHtnnliiN marked aiinther red let-
ter day in the rnmiiieroial world of
Apache. Fully five hundred teams
the previous Saturday lined the main
and side streets and a similar repe-
tition took plane last Saturday. Hun-
dreds of men and women thronged the
streets and stores, taking advantage
of the exeeptioiml Christmas bargains
offered by the progressive merehunts
of the town. The Xmas decorations
in the Drug Stores ore exeeptionally
artistic this year and the gifts beau-
tiful. Amphlett's talking muehine
disperses musie to the music lovers
tree of charge and demonstrates a
most appropriate gitt to the stay-lit
A $35.00 New Royal cabinet sewing
machine graces the window ot the II.
If. Brown Variety Store and belongs
to the one who makes the most pur-
chases during the holiday season.
(Joff’s Backet Store is giving away a
bicycle and Royer's a beautiful doll.
The hardware men’s convention
was well represented last week at
Oklahoma City by our three hard-
ware Hrms. Keeping in touch with the
business methods ot “'I lie dther tcl-
low is a good idea along any line ot
Business was suspended at the
county scales possibly thirty minutes
Saturday afternoon on account of!
the scales being out of Imhiuee. The
siring of loaded teams waiting lor its
adjustment was good to behold.
The grain buyers report no slack in
their business. Several ear loads of
lings were shipped out last week.
We acknowledge the calls of a
goodly number ot The Week's Review
readers. One lady in paying her sub-
scription complimented the paper on
the absence of I lie patent medicine
"ad." Yes we cut them out. We do
not care for this sort of advertising.
Our opinion is it you’re sick call in
the local physician. That's what he's
By the moral support of 12 or 13
newspapers of our county the cam-
paign for a greater Caddo county
should lie a bowling success ns out-
lined in last week's American-Demo-
crat. Community Hubs are good
Apache Inis a splendid co-operat-
ive delivery system instigated by the
merchants of the town. One man is
umployod to make all the deliveries
which are collected at two o’clock in
the afternoon. This gives one
employment and does
numerous one horse de-
liveries, which am an extra exjiensc
lo the small town merchant.
The Anadnrko Tribune’s industrial
edition give* a creditable mention of
Apache. located in the heart ot the
famous Cache creek valley, which is
noted fur anti wide as one of the
richest farming sections of the great
PERIL OF GASOLINE
Another article brought in lor re-
print is the "l’eril of Gasoline” story
appearing in the Oklahoma City
Times of last week, which gives val
uable information on the handling of
gasoline. So few people realize the
highly explosive qualities of gasoline
and its ability to accumulate elec-
tricity. Electricity is developed by
the mere agitation of the gasoline or
rubbing articles in it. The following
warnings, if heeded, will undoubtedly
have the effect to save life and prop
city, and the incidental suffering
thereto: First: tinder no circum-
stances keep or use a single drop of
gasoline in your house, sheds or barn
and only that contained in the tank ot
your ear in the garage. Keep,
necessary, a -.1111111 amount in a sinal
metallic cun free from leak outside
of your buildings and at least ten
feet from mly of them. Second: D<
any cleaning out of doors a safe dis
taiiec from tlie house and never pour
gasoline into a glass china or earth-
enware dish and rub any article in
it. even cotton goods, which though
le-> dangerous than silk or wool,
hazardous. If rubbing is necessary
a metal dish placed directly on
An excellent article was handed in
l ii> week for reproduction oft ‘‘ihe
cash business for the farmer,” as
u* only system where lie will reap the
cream of liis own profit. This ar-
ticle shows (lie disadvantage of the
arnier going to his merchant in the
spring and buying his year's supplies
on "fall time," which, of course,
means that his accoi i t will be car-
ried by tlje merchant until sufficient
crops have been marketed to take
care of the debts. Very often also
ihy* farmer gets cash loans of the
merchant. The great disadvantage
of this method to the farmer outside
if never knowing where he stands,
financially, is he not only pays in-
tercut on credit extended, hut also
pays a good, safe profit on the
goods purchased , which very often
arc of inferior grade owing to the
credit system. The remedy for this
ild, full time system is the local
bunker, w hose specialty is the hank-
ing business. If a man has sufficient
redit to enable bins to purchase his
supplies for a season from a mercan-
tile house, the same credit will se-
cure him the necessary loan at the
hank. Having'arranged for the nec-
essary money, he is able to pay cash
for what he buys, thus in many eases
saving a neat sum and enjoying the
added satisfaction of being indepen-
dent. which is not always the ease
when he is tied up to one store by the
credit system.—Adapted from the
the earth (if the earth is damp so
much the better) and do the rubbing
as far as possible with two sticks.
Three: Never take into the house
any ......Is which have been elennec
will) gasoline until they have hung in
the open air until all the odor has
practically disappeared. Four: Un
der all circumstances never forget the
great danger of handling gasoline.
At ordinary temperature gasoline eon
tiiiuallv gives off inflnroahle vapor
and a light some distance away wil
light it through the medium of this
\vapor. The vapor of one pint
gasoline will make 200 feet of air
Kd Kell transacted business in An
udurko between trains Tuesday.
Christinas Is Only a Few Days Away
Do Your Shopping Now at
It is the mission of this store to assist you in Christmas
preparations by providing the many
things you need in
Hats, Caps, Underwear, Hosiery,
Shirts, Gloves, Neckwear, Collars
and Shoes for Men and Boys.
Also a Guaranteed Line of Trunks
Suit Cases and Hand Bags
We have in stock the most complete line of Candies,
Fruits, Nuts and Cigars that we have ever had, the
prices are right, and we ask you to make this
store a visit whether you buy or not. Wish*
ing you a Merry Christmas and a most
Prosperous New Year.
Tim 1 pace u open to cemrmimc.atioro on
any subject not of an agitational or offen-
sive nature Name, must be appended to
le'trrs. All conmumcalions. when piac-
licable, should be limited to 300 words.
Original copri of all letters are kept on
hie in this office. Articles appearing under
this head arc not neceasarily the opinion
o( the editor.
We are glad to have our readers
iring in articles of interest. Noth-
ng like passing it along to the “other
’ellow” through the columns of your
First Methodist Church:
WANTED: Every member of the
Sunday School present Sunday at
10 a. m.
Sunday at 11 n. m. the pastor will
preach on “Why 1 Believe the Bible
to lie Hod's Word," and at 7:30 p. m.
a Booster Service will be held. Sub
jeet of the adress “The Home Town.'
Every town booster who is not due to
worship elsewhere is urged to be
present. And it is hoped that there
are no town knockers around Apache.
Wallace I. Torbett, Pastor.
Christian Church. Lord's Day I)ee. 1ft
Subject for the morning service:
The Profit of Godliness.”
i :30 p. in. "The Unwelcome GueSt.V
Our special meetings will begin on
January 2, lft 10. Singing Evangel-
ist. II. E. Winters, of Nowata, Okla.,
will have charge of the singing ser-
We acknowledge the receipt of five
dollars with the following letter in
part: “Please send where it will do
the most good. Christmas time is
drawing near and 1 am sure there are
many little children who need food
and clothing. So please send it where
you think it will do the most good.”
A. R. Poe, Minister.
There never was, and probably nev-
er will he, a pence officer that has,
or can, satisfy any considerable por-
tion of the people in the wav of law
enforcement. If the law is enforced
with rigor, though fairly, a larfcte
proportion of the people will find
fault. If the law is weakly enforc-
ed, the other proportion of the peo-
ple will find fault. This makes it
liard on the part of the officers.
Coming down to Apache people, it
is made all the more diffieult by fpr-
r officials and church members
violating the law they are supposed to
uphold. It is not meant to say they
uie boot-leggers, but they “chip in”
and make themselves parties to or-
dering whiskey and beer known not
he for family use, and when it ar-
rives, they join in with a crowd of
toughs and pour it down. The or-
dinary old Oklahoma bar room would
be a credit to the place where the
booze is disposed of. And this drink-
ing usually comes on Sunday and in
some secret place in town or on some
creek hank where there are only so-
called men present. They don't want
their families to know where they ure.
This, of itself, brands it ns a violation
ot' the law. They not only desecrate
the law of the state but the luw of
God as well. On Monday these same
persons will prate about tlie enforce-
ment of the laws.
Aside from the whiskey violations,
we wish to call attention to a spot of
ground near the tool house on the
Rock Island tracks where the ground
is kept too smooth to be done by the
usual Oklahoma zephyrs. It sure
would make an admirable place to
throw the dice.
And in this connection it is point-
ed out that several boys about town
have made several pieces of money
on Sundays in the past (Standing
guard for a “bunch” of humans who
call themselves men, while they gam
hie. And these same gentlemen (t)
call themselves men, and prate about
And by way of a closing admoni-
tion, the law is going to be enforcer
the future, let the party be an
R. L. EPPERSON
Miss Nellie Barr was nn Anadnr-
ko visitor Saturday and while there
had two teeth filled.
The pie supper given by the Indies
of the Methodist church was not very
well attended oil account of the nor-
ther which blew up Friday evening.
There were about one dozen pies there
and they brought somewhere in the
neighborhood of $9.00
The Campbell Bros, big show has
come and gone leaving Steeker a few
nickels and dimes poorer.
Sam Gilliam, of near Cyril, was
marketing kaffir corn in Steeker Fri-
day of last week.
Clara and Clyde Nelson were in
Steeker Saturday night and while
here attended Ihe Campbell Bros,
John Howe, of route 3 out of Ana-
dnrko, was a steeker visitor Sunday
Dupu, to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Long,
on December 12th, a boy. Mother
and child doing nicely.
Dr. J. P. Beam, the eye and ear
specialist, of Wanettc, was in the
city of Steeker and expccta to re-
turn December 16th. He expects to
visit Steeker about once a month,
lie is a son of Dr. Beam of Steeker.
Mr. Roy Hadley has recently pur
chased a fine milk cow.
The little Misses Ruby and Fanny
Morrison were Anadnrko visitors two
days last week.
Mr. Albert Franklin and family vis
ited over Sunday in Chieknaha with
Mrs. Franklin’s mother. Walker
Robinson drove them over in his enr.
Wallace I. Torbett, pastor of the
First Methodist church, of Apache,
lectured to a large and appreciative
audience at the Liberty school house
Tuesday evening. »
officer, church member or highly re-
spected citizen. Your next violation
will land you. If you want to gam-
ble, don't hire an innocent boy to
watch for you and don’t join a crowc
of whiskey or beer drinkers for your
sins will find you out—everybody wil
know you for wlmt you ate.
J. F. Volkart, City Marshal.
Mrs. W. 11. Croy will leave Sat-
urday for Jacksboro, Texas, to spent
the holidays with her mother, Mrs
Mary E. Blaster.
F. E. Royer transacted business in
Otho Zumwalt was a business cull
er in Ft. Cobb Tuesday.
The Indians arc receiving their
Government payments this week
Anadarko, Ft. Sill and Rainy Moun
tain. The allotment is $50 per capita.
L. Beckham, of route 2, was ^busi
ness caller in Apache Saturday.
('. M. Jennings transacted business
in Law ton Thursday.
Apache Lodge No. 223, A. F. ami
A. M. meets first aud third Wednes-
day nights. Visiting Masons always
welcome.—Samuel Blair, W. M.;
E. Dovin, Secretary.
I. 0 0. F .
Apache Lodge No. 236.
Meets every Thursday night. Visiting
Brel hern always welcome.
A. B. Coffin, N. 0.—K. G. Gibbs, See.
W. 0. w.
Apnchc Camp No. 719, meets ev-
ery 3rd Saturday svsnign in each
month ut‘7:30 o'clock. Visitinj:
J. T. Wells, C. C.-8. L. flogim, Clerk
K. OF P.
Meets every 2ml and 4th week o
on eh month. Visiting members are
cordially invited to attond.
I. A. Blnck, C. 0.—C. A. Zumwalt, K
of R. and 8. >
in Lap Robes, Horse Blankets, etc., you ahould call
in and look over my stock, which is complete-
While in town Saturday call in and get your
pick of the stock.
F. A. HRABE
Saddles and Harpess Apache, Oklahoma
GIVEN AWAY ABSOLUTELY FREE!
At The Variety Store
As we have been the originators of giving our customers a pro-
mt AT CHRISTMAS TIMES we will not disappoint you this
year, but will give to the lady, oid or young, who receives ths
largest number of votes by 9 o’clock p. m. Christmas Evo, an
ELEGANT CABINET STYLE “NEW ROYAL” SEWING
MACHINE. This machine is equal to any $35 machine on the
market, all votes are rated at one cent each, or a $10 purchase
is equal to 1,000 votes.. You may solicit others to buy goods
and give you the votes. Will count votes Fty)M SATURDAY,
A $25 suit of clothes made to order will get you
2500 votes. See?
Will fake due bill on any store in town.
We Have Alway* Carried The Greatest
of goods at the Holiday Season and you will not be disappoin-
ted this year. BESIDES HOLIDAY GOODS we earry a line of ,
underwear, shirts and overalls, hosiery, neck ties, candy and
THIS IS YOUR GREATEST OPPORTUNITY—REMEMBER
THE Pl^kCE—TWO DOORS EAST OF THE POST OFFICE
H. H. BROWN and CO., Prop*.
We have all the necessities for this yearly
event. ' Here you can find everything of a
standard brand of groceries, both staple and
fancy. In addition to carrying the best line of
products the market affords, we alto have a full
line pf fresh and cured meats.
Service and Quality 1» Our Motto
The Warner Grocery and
One $25 Late JKCodel Bicycle
With each purchase we will dive cuponi to the
amount of 5 cents and multiple of 5 to any amount.
To the one having the Driest amount of coupons
we will dive the $25 bicycle and the second lardeit one a
$2 50 doll.
Contest to bedin Nov. 20 and close Friday, Dec.
24. We will dive cupons on purchase of any of our stock
except on the following: Motorcycles side cars, auto and
motorcycle casinds. Coupons will be diven at time of
Goffs Racket Store
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SCITY DRAY LINE |
M. H. CROY, Proprietor ^
All Kinds of Draying and Hauling at Reason-
able Price*. Contractors for Team Work. II
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