The Carter Express. (Carter, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 11, Ed. 1 Friday, May 31, 1918 Page: 1 of 8
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The Carter Express.
VOL 9. No. i.
CARTER, BECKHAM COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, MAY, 31, 1918.
GEO. W. CAIN, EDITOR.
PCLIPSE Wood Windmills will do your
1-' pumping and save you a lot of money
each year. They have been sold for 60
years and we know of fanners who have
— ov«r 38 years old
atlll pumping today — with no rrpalr
That moans reliable water supply for S3
at about 11.66 a year, figured on actual |
________________________— N yeara
at about 11.66 a year, figuredon actual yearly
aervice-not first coet.
The ECLIPBB la a time triad mill. Its solid
construction makes this pumping record pos-
sible. Automatically turns In and out of wind
— practically storm-proof. Direct stroke, no
gears, but little friction, noiseless-needs only
pumping power on
$1.65 a year
We have just received a ship-
ment of these mills. Come in
and see them.
Western Lbr. Co.
For Young Men
We now have the Famous 6121
Blue Serge Suits in stock.
Guaranteed to you in every
particular—Also guaranteed to
be all wool.
We are selling these suits at
$5.00 under the present market.
FIRST STATE BANK STATEMENT I
Report of the condition of The
First State Bank of Carter, Beck-
ham County, Oklahoma, at the
.June 28th will be National
War Savings Day, according to
in .... an official announcement by Sec-
dose of business, May. 10,1918. .etary of the TreasUrer William
RESOURCES IG. McAdoo. There is now a
Loans and Discounts.. $110,221.94 jrjve nation wide, to put
A Nice Line of Panama Hats
THE DIXIE STORE
Overdrafts, secured and
Stpck, Bonds, Warrants
Furniture and fixtures.. .1,500.00
Checks and other cash
Securities with Banking
War Saving Stamps......389.87
Bills of Exchange.......1,556.91
Cash in Bank and due
War Saving Stamps “over the
top’’ the 28th of June. Every
citizen should be proud to do his
part to place our country in the
position we all wish her to occu-
py in this patriotic work.
At 2 p. m. June 28th, the peo-
ple will meet at their school
houses and there pro-rate their
district’s quota and sign pledges
to buy War Saving Stamps the
remainder of this year in suffi-
cient amount to put their district
over the top. And remember
when you sign this new pledge
TOTAL........$131,9.16.16 jour former pledge becomes
void. So put your shoulder to
the W. S. S. wheel and let’s ro 1
our county “over the top" on
Sam W illiams, Chairman,
Beckham County War Savings
Capital Stock Paid in . $15,000.00
Surplus Fund-......... 2,220.00
Undivided Profits, less
expenses and taxes paid. 3,417.72
Set aside for taxes........109.67
Individual deposits sub-
ject to check ••• 138,775.73 j
of deposit.........22,383.04 j
TOTAL ,$r ij)06.16l Several car loads of Carter
State of Oklahoma, Couity of! People went out to Retrop Sun-
Beckham, SS: I, J. C. MacKenzie, j day afternoon to attend a Red
Cashier of the above named Bank, i Cross rally billed for that place.
Red Cross Rally At Retrop
do solemnly swear that the above
statement is true to the best of
my knowledge and belief, so help
me God. J. C. MacKenzie, cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to be-
fore me this 21st. day of May.,
1918. G. C. Mitckel, Notary Public
My commission expires 1-31-2C
Correct-Attest: A. L. Thur
mond, Chas. W. Crooks, D.irec-
Miss Ruby Wiiisor of Hydro,
Okla., is here this week visiting
her sister, Mrs. E. C. Woods.
The Carter band and several
members of the Sentinel band
furnished music for the occasion.
Speeches were delivered by Mr.
Granville Jones, the Lyceum lec-
turer, and Mr. K. T. Henson and
Dr. Shadid of Carter. The
speeches were all fine, and the
home boys who attended speak
in especially glowing terms of
the speeches delivered by our
home town orators.
The large auditorium was fill-
ed with people and much enthu-
siasm was displayed by the big
w- Je“el McCa, tl’ returned J”hn We"‘ wlthiis farm in that count, anTthere la isure visits them
to Carter the latter pari of last mother to Oklahoma C.ty for the considerabIe actility Koin|! „„
there now. One well is being
YOUR GROCERY PATRONAGE
When you go to buy your Groceries, Meats, etc.
remember that we are at your service and that
your patronage will be highly appreciated.
Farmers, make our store your first
stopping place when you come to town.
You are always welcome.
G. G. PERKINS GRO. CO.
dealers Sn groceries 3 Sresh SXeats
Mr. Ed Kesler left Sunday
morning for Wichita Falls, Tex.
from which place he intended to
drive back into Cotton County,
Okla., in company with a friend
residing in Wichita, on a busi
Mrs. Dove Weaver came in
from Amarillo, Texas, last week
for a visit with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. M. E. Throckmorton
of the Taylor community.
Grandma Husied returned
week from Edmond, Okla., where purpose of having an operation
she has been attending high \ performed on her eyes in the
school during the term just clos- hopes of benefiting her failing
W. B. Stewart returned from
Tipton, Okla. Monday. He had
been down there to see a son.
Mr. Stewart does not believe in
letting his car stand idle—he has
ncmia, on a uusi- i uiaiiuuia nu»;eu xeuuueu
Mr. Kesler owns ajlots of kinsfo k to visr an ie from Oklahoma City Tuesday,
j where she had been visiting with
NOTICE I her son R°y and family,
Wili the party who borrowed | DR. ASBUR Y
, our car jack please return same? j JJ E]\ TIST
Watson & Foust Garage. SAYRE, OKLA.
put down within two miles of
Mr. Kesler’s place.
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Cain, George W. The Carter Express. (Carter, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 11, Ed. 1 Friday, May 31, 1918, newspaper, May 31, 1918; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc957085/m1/1/: accessed December 10, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.