Fairland News. (Fairland, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, May 26, 1911 Page: 1 of 4
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FAIRLAND, OTTAWA COUNTY, OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY, MAY 26, 1911.
Just Received a
Watch the Show Windows
Hurt in a Runaway.
Jerry Noegel, living east of
town, received a severe shaking
up last Saturday when his team
ran away, throwing him out of
the wagon and bruifing him up
considerably. Dr. Deans was
called, and treated him and he
is reported to be recovering very
Fairland Will Celebrate!
At n mass meeting of citizens
Will Sprinkle Our Streets. 'ancj businessmen held last Tues-
And Fairland just keeps f°rK-, jay afternoou, it was nnani-
ing to the front. Arrangements I ^ ^ pairland
has been made to have our1
First Door South ot Bank. ^
at the old stand,
Of all kinds, and all kinds of
Strap work. Repairing neat-
ly done on all kinds of har-
I carry a complete line ot collars,
halters, lines, bridles, summer dus-
ters, buggy whips, or anything
you might need in the line of
horse goods. See me and be con-
streets sprinkled, and make our
I town a little more pleasant and
'comfortable. Our merchants
! and citizens in geneial have sub-
scribed very liberally to the
! project, and a sufficient amount
is assured to operate a wagon.
Lem VVyatt is to be the water
boy, and has placed an order tor
a sprinkler, pump, and other
necessary equipment. He thinks
he can have the sj stem in oper-
ation by the middle of next
month, flurry it up Lem, for
we certainly need it if any town
A Commendable Act.
As a proof that this communi-
ty is composed of the best peo-
ple in the country, we refer you
to a little act of kindness that
happened last Satuiday. Mr.
Frank McCoy, who lives on a
farm north of town, has been
having considerable sickness in
his family this spring, and has
himself been confined to his bed
for some time. Latib Saturday
morning thirty-six teams and
cultivators appvartd in his field
and plowed his entire corn crop
of sixty-five acres. They expect
to return tomorrow and give it
another plowing. Needless to
say the act was heartilj appre-
ciated by the unfortunate neigh-
bor, and those who assisted in
the work will surely have their
Opportunity for Boys,
We learn that Sturm's Okla-
homa Magazine has .arranged to
give a year iu any school in Ok-
lahoma absolutely free for sub-
scription work to that splendid
Magazine to any boy or girl.
The plan gives a county to
such as may first apply and
prove their worthiness to such a
prize, their being no contest.
The Magazine is also looking
for a live boy in each town in
the country to haudle the Mag-
azine on the Saturday Evening
Post plan. Sturms is a live one
| and is growing stronger with
i i the people and in real literary
merit every month. Oklahoma
is justly prowd of this publicat-
ion, and not more of any of its
qualities than its enterprise.
If you are interested in
either of these propositions write
TODAY, addressing your letter
to Oklahoma City.
must celebrate the 4th of July,
with a rousing picnic iu the city
It was decided to have anoth-
er grand street parade similar
to t he one we had last year ex-
cept. on a larger and better scale.
Committees 'were appointed
on the various lines to make
this the graudest and best cele-
bration ever given iu Fairland.
The Fairland Concert Band
of eighteeu pieces will furnish
music throughout the day, and
a grand display of fireworks will
be put on at night.
A nice program, fitting to the
occasion, will be arranged of
which announcement will be
made later, and a whole lot of
amusements will be provided for
lovers of fun.
The following committees were
On Arrangements—Scott M.
Campbell, Suel Milbourn and F.
On Finance—C. L. Jones, Dr.
W. B. Smith and Sid Campbell.
Ou Speakers—W. A. Deans and
J. T. Newport.
On Fireworks—Fred Milbourn
and J. S. Moore.
On Amusements—0. N. I'rice,
T. N. Faught, F. L. Warren and
R. A. Harper.
On Advertising—Sid Campbell,
C. L. Jones and J. T. Newport.
On Concessions—Scott Camp-
bell, R. M. Finke and W. P.
Treasurer—John V. Ford.
A New Proposition.
The town board of trustees
met iu regular session last Fri-
day night. Not a great deal of
business was transacted. A Mr.
G. L. McKibbeu, of Muskogee,
was present and interested the
council in a propsition for a
bond issue for inuuicipul owner-
ship of a water works aud elec-
trie light plant. The proposi-
tion was taKen under advise-
ment. The pending franchise
proposition was put on its third
reading, aud voted, upon but
failed to pass. J. P. James and
H. T. Chastaiu were appointed
to look after grounds suitable
for a dumping grouud, and re-
port at the next meeting.
When in need of a
Call and see us.
We have a complete line of Plows, Harrows,
Planters, Cultivators and Farm Machinery
ot all kinds.
A $50.00 SET OF HARNESS
To be given away July 1st, to the one holding
the lucky number. Call and look them over.
You will find our prices exactly right.
EILEY & DUNCAN.
Big Day at Black.
There was a big basket dinner
at Black school house east of
town last Sunday. The Method-
ist Sunday School from town
went out and had school in the
grove, as did the school there.
Kev. Jones and Rev. Weston
'both preached, and a very en
joyable time was had. A large
crowd was iu attendance.
Teacher's Normal Here.
Ottawa County Normal will be
held in Fairlan this year, begin
ning .)une 5th and continuing
until the 30th. Instructors from
all over the county will be
Orville Cole is chamber maid
at the Fairland Grocery.
Hotel Sure This Sime.
At last Fairland is to get that
modern hotel that the News has
been crying for, for the past two
years. Mrs. Ben Hamilton of
Joplin has been in town this
week working out the little de-
tails and the arrangements are
now completed and work will be-
gin next Monday. The location
is a half block east of Main St.,
on Conner avenue, on what is
known as the Oallemore lota.
The building is to be a modem
frame with only fourteen rooms
at present, but more to be added
when needed. Mrs. Hamilton is
an experienced hotel lady and
our people are glad to know sho
is coming back to Fairland,
We are in receipt, of a letter
from Evangelist Friar, stating
that he is in a great tent meet-
iug at Chouteau, and would like
to have not less than fifty Fair-
lunders coine down next Sunday.
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