The Carter Express. (Carter, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, May 30, 1924 Page: 3 of 6
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THE CARTER EXPRESS
FARM FR9-bring in your PRODUCE
xJ—/i\w And Do Your Trading With Carter Merchants
Uhe Carter Sxpress
Published every Friday at Carter, Ok la.
Ceo. W. Cain, Editor and Owner.
Entered at the Carter, Oklahoma,
Postoffice March 26th, 1910, as second
class mail, under the act of March 3,
Ohe Skin heautifier
35c, 60c and $1.00 the far
at ‘Collet Counters
Sample Mailed oa Roquet
BAKER LABORATORIES. Inc,_
^ % MEMPHIS. TENN. J2
J.T. MITCHELL M. D.
Office Over Englnnd'n Hardware Store
Calls Answered Promptly
Day or Night
G. C. MITCHEL
All Kinds of Insurance
The singing school is now go-
ing on at Poarch, taught by
Prof. Ed Melvin of Canute. Prof.
Music, the man first engaged has
been right sick with rheumatism
and is unable to teach. Mr.
Melvin has been teaching vocal
music for years and is qualified
for teaching harmony as well as
Miss Loleta Biscoe of Carter,
is visiting her aunt Mrs. Porler,
and attending singing school.
Miss Birdie Smith is visiting
her sister, Mrs. Tommie Rogers,
and attending singing school.
L. Street and family went to
Elk City Sunday to a revival.
Avei ill Street went up to Pie
Flat Tuesday and he and J. A
Henley to Weatherford Wednes-
Grandma Kinsfather of North-
land community is visiting this
week with Mr. and Mrs. J. A.
Mr. Cooksie and family visited
at C. A. Street’s Sunday.
Mrs. Porter and children visit-
ed Sunday with her mother, Mrs.
Ben Wolfe has purchased a
car so we have been informed.
Mr. Porter left last Friday for
Mineral Wells for his health.
Miss Bertha Wolfe has return-
ed home since the close of her
school at Roosevelt. She teach-
es there again next year, and
also her sister, Miss Edna.
Tollie Henson and Fred Luthy
are leaving this week for Nor-
man w here they will enter the
Come to Sayre to have your
Dental work done.—Dr. Asbury
Chester McCubbin was over
from Okla. City and staid with
his folks, L. K. McCubbin and
family, Wednesday night.
Drain the old oil out and re-
place with new oil at:
Barney’s oil & Gas Co.
Mr. Ed Simmons was here last
Friday from Sayre meeting the
Carter folks and handing out
The Lone Wolfe boys had a
walk away with the ball game
here Sunday, the score being 11
J. M. DENBY
Physician and Surgeon
Phone Res. 197. Office 126.
Office With Rexall Drug Store
F. W. HOLMES
Jeweler & Optometrist
All repair work received by mail
promptly attended to.
Or. G. V. McClintic
New Carmichiel Bldg.
OfficePhone 10. Res. Phone 109]
(Intended for last week)
Most everybody of Poarch
went to Carter Sunday night *to
hear the baccalaureate sermon
by Rev. Donald Sc iooler.
Poarch school closed last Fri-
day with a picnic. Several of
the patrons prepared dinner and
went with the children for an
all day outing. The place for
the occasion was near T, J.
Hogan's home, in his pasture.
Misses Lois and Beatrice Rose,
sis ers of Miss Rose, came down
Saturday and all left Sunday
night for their home at Weath-
The school and several others
enjoyed themselves eating ice
cream, etc., at Mr. 0. D. Stewarts
The singing school begins at
Poarch next Monday night.
J. A. Henley and wife of Pie
Flat were down Tuesday night
to attend the Class program by
Mrs. Simpkins of Ardmore has
been visiting her sister, Mrs.
Claude Street and other relatives
since the death of her husband a
short time ago.
A. O. Cain and family visited
0. D. Stewart’s, and Claude
Street and wife Mr. Porter’s last
Notice Grain Growers
The Co-operative Association
has just unloaded a car of Peni-
lenliary twine, W’hich they are
selling at 12 l-2c per pound
This will not last long 60 make
your saving while you can.
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Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Fritch and
family attended the funeral
Thursday of Mr. McClellan, a
brother of Mrs. Fritch, at Elk
City. Mr. McCiellan was a young
man and will be remembered by
some of our townsmen as he has
visited Mr. and Mrs. Fritch here
Mrs. Fritch has been at Elk City
with her brother for several
days. He died with abcess of
I have now moved my millinery
stock down town and am located
in the Dalton building, just north
of the Rock Service Station and
will be glad to have you call at
any time whether you buy >r not
Mrs. Fannie Fulfer.
U. S. It suet Guide Book
on Owning Your Home
A guide book designed for the pros-
pective sinull-bome owner was Issued
recently by Uie United States govern-
ment, tbe Deportment of Commerce,
Washington, announcing the publication
of a handbook setting forth details
which ussert the steps necessary to ac-
quiring such property.
This aid to home builders Is a pub-
lication entitled, “How to Own Your
Particular stress is placed by the
handbook on the agreements which
should he definitely entered Into with
regard to finnnrlng. building pnd pur-
chasing. The points which should be
clearly defined ure emphasised.
While conceding that the great ma-
jority of Individuals and companies
with which the home seekers deal are
honest and wish to do business hon-
Orubly, the handbook Insists that "no
good business man should object to
huvlng his obligations, as lie under-
stands them, set down In writing and
In accordance with legal procedure.”
As for the flnunclng of home build-
ing. the handbook gives sound Infor-
"Borrowing money to buy a home Is
no disgrace.” It declares. “On the con-
trary. It Is normal and In many ways
desirable. Many families In meeting
payments on a loan have learned the
huhlt of saving, and have Continued It
ns a step toward financial Inde-
It Is desirable, the hook points out,
for a family about to buy a home to
possess a minimum of 20 per cent of
the value of the house In cash, even
though arrangements are often made
for a purchase with a lesser amount.
The advantage of a larger cash pay-
ment Is found In the fact that It helps
to Insure a loan at a low rate of In-
terest and one that can be paid off
In the selection of a home site, re-
quirements are carefully discussed
from the standpoint of family life,
neighborhood, education, trunsportn-
lion to work and to shopping centers,
low or high land values, protection of-
fered to home by private restrictions,
zoning, ordinances und city planning.
Drain the old oil out and re-
place with new oil at:
Barney's Oil & Gas Co.
Mr. R. L. Martin of Eik City,
candidate for county commis-
sioner, was here getting acquain-
ted with the Carter people last
Hall’s Catarrh Medicine
Those who are In a "run down" condi-
tion will notice that Catarrh bothers
them much more than when they are In
good health. This fact proves that while
Catarrh Is a local disease, It Is gceaUy
Influenced by constitutional conditions.
HALL'S catarrh MEDICINE con-
sists of an Ointment which Quickly
Relieves by local application, and the
Internal Medicine, a Tonic, which assists
In improving the General Health.
Sold by druggists for over 10 Years.
Ft 1, Cheney * Co., Toledo, Ohio,
Unbroken Lawn Pleasing
Don't plant flower beds In the mkl
die of n lawn. It makes the Inwn
nppenr "Jumpy." A broad, unbroken
expanse of well-kept lawn Is ns beau
tlfut In Its way as the finest rug. Don't
forget that successful home garden
Ing alms to tie the house and land
scape. Think of your yard as nn out
of-door room. A decorator does nm
begin by first providing somethin!
for the center of the room, ne usei
the walls, doors, windows and other
architectural features as the basis for
his scheme of decoration. Treat your
yard as you would a room. Shrubbery
and flowers, being considered orna-
ments and not furniture, look best
when they serve as decoration against
tlys house and along the boundary line.
Shrubbery and vines nbout n house
tie It to the ground and soften tho
edges. Windows should not be shoderl.
The blank nnd open spaces of the
house are best suited for the planting
of shrubbery nnd flowers. Planting
next to a walk or property line should
never Impede travel. Make, the ap-
proach to your l.omc easy nnd direct.
Accent your walk with proper shrubs.
Don't forget Hint flowers puss quickly,
whereas shrubs and hardy trees live
City Planning Datet Back
Over Five Centuries Ago
City planning, of which we hear so
much these days, as though It were a
new Iden, began In America over live
centuries ago under the cliffs of Mesa
Verde, In southwestern Colorado. Here
may be seen the oldest and most fully
realized civic center scheme In Amer-
Prehistoric civilization In our South-
west Is second only to the develop-
ment In Peru, Central America and
southern Mexico, where architectural
ruins of astonishing beauty are today
crumbling under the Jungle. This civ-
ilization was ruthlessly destroyed hy
the Spanish conquest following the
discovery of America. The remains
of the cliff dwellings of the Mesa
Verde are being preserved In a great
national park set apart by congress.
The builders of Mesa Verde's prehis-
toric dwellings were of the Pueblo
Two herdsmen, Richard and Alfred
Wetherlll, while hunting lost cattle one
December day In 1888, dlecovered these
ruins. Coming to the edge of a small
ennyon, they saw under the overreach-
ing cliffs of the opposite side, appar-
ently hanging above a greut precipice,
what (hey thought was a city witlT
towers and walls. loiter they explored
It and called It Cliff Palace—an unfor-
tunate name, for It was not a palace
at all, but a village, with 200 rooms
for family living, with 22 klvas, or
sacred rooms, for worship. Later or.
they found another similar commu-
nity of dwellings, which once sheltered
350 Inhabitants. This they culled
Spruce Tree house, because a large
spruce tree grew near It.
A great mound on the top of the
mesa, which Dr. J. Walter Fewkes,
chief of the bureau of ethnology, un-
earthed In the summer of 1915, shows
that, probably about 1300 A. D..«|hey
had begun to emerge from the caves
to build upon the surface, it Is sig-
nificant that this building Is partially
sculptured and architect’rally ambi-
tious. It Is still more significant that
It was not a house for t' mporal needs
nor a fortress, but a religious struc-
ture. It was a temple to their god,
“Pahson,” said Pete Poddcr, who,
being shiftless, was in constant
trouble with his wife. “I sure be-
lieves all dose women liab seben deb-
bils in ’em.”
“What do you mean, Pete?”
“Don’t it say in de Bible how de
•teben debbils was cast out er Maryi
“Yes, so we read.”
“Did you ebber hear of ’em bein’!
cast out o’ any odder women ?”
“No, Pete, I never did.”
“Well, den, sah, de odders has]
sure got ’em yet.” v
Melon Disease Conquered
Anthracnose, a plant disease that i
did large damage to the watermelon;
crop in Florida and Georgia a year]
ago and brought long faces to many i
a watermelon-eating darky, has at!
last been successfully fought, ac-;
cording to the growers in the South-
eastern states. They treat the seed
before planting and spray the vines.
Hundreds of melon fields that were
total losses last year will be saved
this coming season as a result.
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Cain, George W. The Carter Express. (Carter, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, May 30, 1924, newspaper, May 30, 1924; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc956786/m1/3/: accessed April 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.