Renfrew's Record. (Alva, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 4, 1904 Page: 3 of 4
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Metropolitan Ice Cream
Having recently purchased the Confectionery and Ice
Cream Parlor of Matt Brown, I illicit a share of your
patronage. We have at all times a line of
NICE FRESH FRUIT
Also all the up-to-date soft drinks that are served from
the soda fountain. We handle the celebrated Bissantz
Ice Cream. Call and see us.
W. H. BURKE. Proprietor.
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Mrs. Joe Hardy of Catron, who hat
been visiting her parent* Mr.and Mrt.
| C. Hubbard of tbit city, returned to
her home, Friday accompanied by her
sister Mitt Dat* Hubbard.
Firtt Baptitt Church Sunday *er-
vicet. M> rning tubject, The uv tt
important question. Evening ter-
I vicet in the park. Public always
| welcome. Lee T. Kite her. Pastor
There will be Sunday School at to a.
ill and Holy Communion and Sermon
at It a. m. at St. Stepheu’a church
nett Sunday. Aug. 7th. All are in-
vited. Samuel G. Wellet, Pattor.
M K-Church Nev K S. Finley of
M xireland will till the pulpit next
s.itibath at 11 a. m Aug. 7th. ('ni->it
service* in the park at h. p. in. All
cordially invited l.K.Hodire, Pattor.
| THE NEw GROCERY
$ FOR EVERYTHING IN
H STAPLE & FANCY GROCERIES
We also carry a full and complete line of
(SPUING VKU MTAItbHS.
E.C. MYERS. PROPRIETOR ij
Northeast Corner Square, Nighswor.ger Building. ^
HERMAN J. DEMUTH, E. K. WINCHELL. E. F. HAGEKTY.
— PROPRIETORS OF —
ALVA ICE COMPANY
MANUFACTTRER8 OF AND DEALERS IN
Pure Distilled Water Ice
In car or wagon loads. Write or call us up
on telephone No. 149.
ALVA ICE COMPANY, ALVA. OK.
DON’T FORGET WHERE
Powell’s 2nd Hand Store Is
We handle anything and everything.
One door west of White Hotel.
Phone 112 Albert J Powell, Prop and Mgr,
No 528 Passenger Daily... .11:00 a m
No 202 Passenger Daily......4:05 a m
No 53b Frgt Daily ex Sunday 9:30 a ni
No 527 Passenger Daily......3:2o pm
No 2ol Passenger Daily......11:07pm
No 535 Frgt Daily ex Sunday 1:50 pm
Alva train No. 202 runs through to
Kansas City without change, connects
at Kansas City for Chicago and all
points east; connects at Winfield for
all points south, and at Winfield for
all points north.
No. 201 runs through to Amarillo
without change, and makes close con-
nection for all points south.
Nos. 201 and 202 carry smoker, coach
chair car and sleeper.
Train No. 528 runs through to New-
ton,makes close connections at Harper
for Kingman. Pratt and Hutchinson.
Connects at Newton for all points east
For Guthrie leave Alva at 3:50 a. m.
and 11:50 a. m. arrive at Guthrie at 2
p. m. and 11:10 p. m. Train No. 528
makes close connections at Mulvane
for all points south to Galveston.
M. A. I’rincehouse, Agt.
CHICAGO. ROCK ISLAND & PACIFIC R. II.
Alva ac’d daily ex Sunday, 10:30 am.
Passenger daily ex “ 4:20 pm.
6 00 p m.
12:50 p m.
Trains connect at Geary for all points
east and west; at Anthony- with Mis-
souri Pacific for all points north and
Local freight comes in 5:15 p. m.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday and
leaves 7 o’clock a. ni. every Tuesday,
Thursday and Saturday.
J O Mathews, Agent
Alva ac’d daily ex Sunday,
Passenger daily ‘ “
| ALVA LOCAL, ij
The Southwestern is the school.
Bert Langley is up from Oklahoma
Rev. J, S. Malone preached the ser-
mon in the park Sunday evening.
Si Tucker of Driftwood township,
was in Alva on business Saturday.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Anton Shafer,
Sunday evening July 31st, a baby
Bob Amis of the Alva Courier is
laid up with stomach trouble this
C. L. Wilson, the Cherokee mer-
chant, was in Alva between trains,
S. J. Fulkerson of Walthall is assist-
ing D. L. Gray in the construction of
the court house.
Mr. Clark of the Fairview Republi-
can was a pleasant caller at the Rec-
ord office Tuesday.
J. H. Harmon of Meno township,
visited with his son, who is attending
school here, Saturday.
Mrs. Mary E. DeGeer and daughter
Mab, left Monday for a visit with rel-
atives in western Barber county.
Miss Elsie Buchanan returned Wed-
nesday, from a pleasant two weeks
visit with friends at Harper, Kan.
Mrs. Geo. Harbaugh and liitle son
returned Friday from a short visit
with Mrs. Jake Gruetter of Capron.
John Hall of Isabella made a busi-
ness trip to Alva, yesterday the first
in five years. Alva has grown a few
since he was here last.
Positions secured at the Southwest-
ern Business University of Oklahoma
N. L. Chenoweth of Driftwood
township, was in Alva on business
Monday. He made the Record a
pleasant call while here.
Marion Amis, after engineering the
populist and democratic conventions
safely through at Oklahoma City re-
turned to Alva, Thursday.
Bird Watrus, secretary of the fusion
campaign committee, was up from
Carmen making preliminary arrange-
ments for the primary on Aug. 27th.
See big ad of the school in this pa-
Every one reports a good time at the
teachers’ reception in the College
Arena last Friday evening. A short
program was rendered and lemonade
Coach tickets to St. Louis and re-
turn via Santa Fe, $11.00 for round
trip. Dates of sale Aug 0-15-29 and
Sept. 3rd. Return limit 7 days from
I date of sale.
Mrs. C. W. Arnold and Mrs. W. H.
Worland of Caprou called on the Rec-
ord Wednesday. Mrs. Worland is im-
proving but still takes treatment of
Judge Moran of Stella township was
in Alva Monday and called on the
Record, He has announced his name
for county Attorney before the pri-
mary August 27th.
Samuel Smith of Lucerne, (Jkla.,
and Mrs. Jessie Lason of Kiowa, Ks.,
were married Wednesday evening,
July 27th, at Congregational parson-
age by Rev. Malone.
N. J. Maddox of Roswell, N. M.,
brother of J. B. Maddox of this city,
has been visiting relatives here the
past two or three weeks. He gave
this office a pleasant call.
Allen E. Herr and wife leave this
week for Roswell, N. M„ in the hope
of benefitting Mrs. Herr’s health.
They have not decided as to how long
they will remain.—Index.
Mr* A. J. Ku>. >f the Alva Courier,
and Mr*. K. W. Doughty and daugh-
ter Pearle, left Saturday over the
Choctaw for Ardmore, I. T., to *|tend
a few weeks visiting with the family
of Ed Doughty
Frank Graham called on the Record
yesterday to *ay that he was wtill in
the race for county superintendent.
He has just returned from a month's
trip to the laud of the Dakotas taking
orders for harvesters.
The Board of Education at their
meeting Monday evening elected
Judge I. B. Lawhon to till the place on
the hoard made vacant by the resigna-
tion of S. N. Luallen of the 4th ward.
This is a splendid selection.
Ilyas Gadbois of the Eagle Furni-
ture Store, and his Aunt Mrs. William
Webb of Capron left last Thursday
for a month's visit with relatives in
Murphysboro and Cairo, Illinois.They
will visit the Fair before returning.
Good horses, mules and mares fur
sale, cash or twelve months time 10
per cent interest from date. Call at
our barn one block west from south
west corner square.
Burke & Woodson.
Prof. Chas. Lane is one of the most
entertaining lecturers on the Ameri-
can platform. His lectures abound in
the finest thought, sharpest wit, con-
vulsing humor and touching pathos.
(Gen. ) John B. Gordon.
Webb Parker, the Kiowa veterinar-
ion, has come to Alva and will locate
here. He will have an office secured
and telephone in operation in a few
days. Mr. Parker thoroughly under-
stands his business and we wish him
C. H. Mauntel returned Monday
from a three weeks visit at his old
home at Terra Haute and Evansville,
Ind. He also took in the World’s
Fair while gone. Mrs. Mauntel and
the children will remain in Indiana
Milton Rutledge returned, Saturday,
from Taloga, where he has secured
the priucipalship of the Taloga
schools. Milton is a graduate of the
Northwestern Normal and an earnest
worker. We predict that he will he a
Ben Mil’.* who ha* been traveling
for the Kramer Milling Co., of Well-
ington the pa»t two year*, will take Mgllied, tt the Btpt’.St ptlSOll-
charge of Ge >. Crowell’* elevator tge :n thi* city, tt 4 p. m. Wed-
here again. Us 11 1* just recovering
from a severe siege of blood poisoning
caused by a mosquito bite.
A. K. Herr of Kiowru leaves tonight
for Roswell N. M., where he goe* for
the benefit f Mr*. Herr's health. We
hope that a few mouth’s change will
greatly benefit her and that thi* ex-
cellent family will not have to leave
Wood* county permanently.
C. D. Miller, the jsipular restaurant
man has purchased the Merchant’s
Cafe by Joe Schuitzer’s meat market
has had it repapered and painted and
I opened up the Brunswick Restaurant.
Charlie will conduct one ot the most
popular short order restaurant* in the
nesday, Augu«t 3rd, 1904, by the EXCHANGE.
Rev. U*T. Pitcher, Mr A . L. S0UTH SIDE SQUARE.
Stewart of Avard, Okla..and Miss I
Scott A. Miller, deputy county treas-
urer during J >>li Miller's administra-
tion. was shaking hands with old
friend* in Alva, Friday, llis home is
in Great ltcnd, Kan., and he is now
traveling for the Murphy Grain Co. of
Kansas City, Mo. Scott likes his job
and is prospering.
We met our old friend Clyde Reed
formerly of Woods county, in Okla-
homa City last week and he was
whooping it up for Frank Mathew* in
great shape. Clyde is now well estab-
lished in Mountain View and was at-
tending the convention as .1
from Kiowa county.
Elsie Dale of Leon, Iowa. We I
have had the pleasure of a per-1
sonal acquaintance with the groom
for the past ten yesrs and can tes- ■
tifv to his integrity and high j
character. He is an industrious
and prosperous young farmer and j
owns a fine farm near Avard. He
made the acquaintance of the 1
young lady who has become his |
wife while she was visiting re.-
atives in the neighborhood.
Mr. Stewart invited us to at-
tend the wedding but owing to a
press of business we were com-
pelled to decline the invitation.
We, with hundreds of other
friends, wish the happy couple
smooth sailing down the river of
Austin Parrish of Ochiltree, Texas,
is visiting his Uncle A, C. Davis north
east of Alva. He was severely bitten
in the face by a common house cat be-
fore leaving home and came here to
apply the madatone, possessed by Mr.
Davis, to the wound. The tnadstoue
adhered to the wound is hours.
Holders of term tickets for the sum-
mer entertainment course at the Nor-
mal, will remember that the next, and
last number is a lecture by Chas.Lane
who will appear Tuesday evening,
August 9th. Those who do not hold
season tickets can secure tickets for
this lecture at 50 cents each. Do not
miss hearing it.
S. T. CARRICO.
REHA K. CARRICO,
s. T. CARRICO,
Real Estate, Loans,
South Side Square, Alva.O. T.
Corporation and private funds
ON desirable land
in Woods county, 0. T.
Agent for Winne At Winne and
Union Central Life Insurance Com-
pany. A full line of Pension, Deed,
Mortgage, and other blanks on hand.
We Solicit Your Patronage-
S. T. CARRICO-
J. A. Van Demark of Dacoma caine
into the Record office yesterday bear-
ing a peace offering in the form of a
gallon of fine grapesof his own raising.
This shows what the Oklahoma cli-
mate can do. It not only is adapted
to the raising of fine fruit but also
raises subscribers who remember the
Dempsey Lewis of Share’s grocery
store, is well acquainted with H. E.
Straughen of Lincoln county,who was
nominated for delegate to congress by
the populists, and speaks highly of
him as a good citizen. Mr. Lewis
made the race for county clerk of
Lincoln county on the republican tick-
et against Mr. Straughen and came
out second best in the race.
Prof. A. R. Hickam of the North-
western Normal has been elected to
and has accepted the priucipalship of
the Oklahoma City schools. Mr.
Hickam has been professor of Chem-
Atlorncy Ed Sample Dead.
Ed Sample, the most distin-
guished criminal lawyer in south
western Kansas, died of hemor-
delegatc rhage of the lungs at his home in
Medicine Lodge, Friday morn-
ing July 29th ^04. Owing to
his extremely delicate health he
has not been actively engaged
in his profession for about six
years. Attorney H. A. Noah of
this city has been associated
with Mr. Sample under the firm
name of Sample & Noah, ever
since the opening of the Strip.
Mr. Sample had many warm per-
sonal friends and his death is a
distinct loss to the profession in
Kansas and Oklahoma.
The remains were shipped to
Jeffersonville, Ind., where his
mother and sisters reside, for
All Kinds of Second Hand Goods
PIANOS and ORGANS
J. F. AMI S. Prop,
Coach Tickets to
St, Louis and Return
Via Santa Fe
GOOD FOR 7 DAYS.
A Visit to the Choctaw Officials
In company with Clark Hudson
city editor of the Daily Oklaho-
man, we called at the general
offices of the Choctaw Railroad
in Oklahoma City last week, and
shook hands with J. S. McNally,
District Passenger Agent,and Mr.
Duncan, Traveling Passenger
Agent tor the system in Okla-
homa. Mr. McNally had made
his first visit to Alva some two
weeks before and was much
pleased with our little city.
The Choctaw was the first
great outlet for Oklahoma to the
east and it has been a great in-
strument in the building up of
istry and Physics In the N. N. S. for Oklahoma and the Indian Terri-
the past two years and during that
ST. Louis Very low rates all season.
Exceptionally low coach excursion
rates July 11, 1* and 25.
COLORADO Very low rates all sum-
mer. Through sleeper service.
CHICAGO Very low rates all summer
GREAT LAKE RESORTS Very low
rates all summer.
SOUTHEASTERN RESORTS In-
cluding Atlantic Coast Points. One
fare plus $2.o0 for the round trip,
on sale Wednesdays and Saturdays,
KNOXVILLE One fare plus $2.00
for round trip. June 28 to August
WEST BADEN and FRENCH UCK
SPRINGS-One fare plus $2 round
trip. July 25-29.
LOUISVILLE - One fare plus $2.25
round trip. * August lb-29.
CALIFORNIA—Less than one fare
for round the trip. August 15 to
Prices from $ 1.85
from 75c to $2,50
DRUG & BOOK STORE
ist Door S. Noble’s.
time he has given entire satisfaction.
The school loses, in Mr. Hickam, one
of the ablest and brightest members
of its faculty.
We have received a copy of a new
song, “What is Love with Loved Ones
Far Away?” by Thomas Daniel, a
young man of Cleo, < »kla. The pub-
lishers advertise this production as
•‘the best descriptive song ever pub-
lished" and announce that it is taking
well in the east. Every music lover
in Oklahoma should get a copy of this
new song, not only because of its real
value, but also to encourage this west-
J. J. Pugh, one of the first settlers
of Alva, died Tuesday afternoon, Aug.
2nd 1904 after a few days illness aged
about 74 years. He was a carpenter
by trade and served in the Union army
through the Civil war. A son from
Carmen was with him when he died.
He was buried yesterday in the A. O.
U. W. cemetery. As assistant city
marshal of Hutchinson, Kan., in an
early dav he drove out the toughs who
were defying the authorities and com-
pelled a decent respect for the city
ordinances. Several children sur-
I have heard Bill Nye, Sunset Cox,
and many other great humorists, but
Chas. Lane is, unequivocally, the fun-
niest man I have ever heard talk.
Others may amuse, but Chas. Lane
convulses. You laugh until you hurt.
I have heard him three times and I
haven’t had enough of him yet. He
is on our course here this winter, and
I anticipate more pleasure from his
lecture than from any other we are to
have. You may just say to your
friends that they cannot afford to miss
him. While he keeps his audience in
a constant fit of laughter, he also
hurls great nuggets of truth and wis-
dom at them that will stay with them
after the laugh is over. He is not
simply a “funny man.” He is a great
scholar, a true philosopher, and an
elegant Christian gentleman.
Pres. School of Oratory,Jackson,Tenn
Alva will Prospect.
A number of prominent citizens
of Alva have organized a stock
company and will prospect for
oil, gas, coal, or anything else of
value, animal vegetable or miner-
al. There will be no monkey
work about it. The promoters
intend to sink a prospect hole at
least 3000 feet unlesss a valuable
find stops them before that limit
is reached. An enthusiastic
meeting was held in the district
court room last night, the partic-
ulars of which we will publish
Chas. Quinlan of Hopeton has a
new blacksmith and is turning out a
lot of work these times and doing it as
fast as possible.
M. E. Frazier moved his granary
over on his school section this week,
and is preparing to thresh his wheat.
A few showers August 1st and 2nd
made the air cool a little, but a good
rain is needed soon as tlie soil is very
Mr. Hendricks is in our vicinity
threshing and is doing good work. He
is kept pretty busy these days.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Sam Quinlan,
Sunday July 31st a son. Mother and
son doing well.
Nearly all our farmers have been
"buying new disc plows and are plow-
ing wet or dry, preparing the soil for
wheat sowing as fast as possible.
A “Georgia Cracker,” in the person
of Prof. Chas, Lane, proved a delight-
ful relish in our Assembly program.
Prof. Lane’s lectures arc sure cure for
torpid liver, despondency, indigestion
and blues. He shonld have a place on
every Assembly platform.
L. O. Jones,
President Nebraska Epworth League.
For full information call on your near-
est ticket agent.
J. S. MCNALLY, Div. Pass. Agt.
Oklahoma City, O. T.
GEO. H. LEE, Gen. Pass. Agt.
Little Rock, Ark.
Eggs wanted at Share’s.
Old papers at this office.
Boiled Ham at Alexander &
Dr. Blackford, Dentistj first
door upstairs, over postoffice.
Fresh and Cured Meats of all
kinds at Alexander & Racey’s.
at Alexander &
S. B. Share & Bro. want 5000
dozen eggs every week.
Highest cash price paid for
eggs at Share Bros.
Anyone needing dental work
should call at Dr. J. C. Herron’s
office, south side square.
See R. A. Langdon for fresh
fruits of all kinds, south side
square opposite land office.
Phone t33 will get Alexander
& Racev’s Meat Market.
Blank Notices to Perform Road
Work and Road Receipts for sale
at this office.
Pickles and Bulk Olives at
Alexandea & Racey’s.
We buy produce, buUer, eggs,
poultry, hides and pelts; north
side, opposite cold storage house.
J. P. Reed.
Parties wanting coal,corn,oats,
kaffir, broom corn seed or cane
seed will find it to their interest to
callatthe Farmers’ Federation for
same. A good lot of oak fence posts
for sale. Call and get prices.
J. B. Maddox, Pres.
St. Louis, Mo., April 30 to No-
vember 30th, 1904.
Season Tickets, *25.15 for round trip Date
of sale, April 15 to Nov. 15th. Final limit,
Sixty dav tickets, *20.95 for round trip.
Dates of sale, April 25 to Nov. 25. Final lim-
it fi(i davs from date hut not later than Dec.15
Fifteen dav tickets, *17.70 for round trip.
Dates of sale April 27th to Nov. 30th. Final
limit 15 days from date but not later than
Dec Yth. M A. PRINCEHOTJSE,
Agent A. T. A S. F. Ry. Co.
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