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There are a great many visi
tors in tuwn this week but our lo
cal reporter is out of town, hence
a dearth'of locals.
Muskogee is in the fight for
trie uapital and little Guthrie and
the other towns on the Saute Pe
can get ready to aquiese.
A million dollar combine is not
slew for Great Muskogee. We
have set the gait, get into the
game boys and do your beet.
Th brick work on theA. M.
E. churoh is about finished and
the carpenter begins to got in his
work. It will be a spendid edi
fi?o when finished.
Messrs McRea and Reed have
returned from the Chicago trip
and give a glowing account of
the convention and Chicago.
They say there has been a
change in the treatment of the
colored visitors at the St. Louie
Fair. Wa are glad conditions
When the City council decides
whicn is the way to select a city
recorder there will be number
of candidates spring into the ring
and there will be a hot time in
the old town.
The C. M. E. church held its
quarterly meeting on wheels last
Sabbath. The church is on its
way to the new location and
spent the Sabbath in the middle
of Elgin avenue between 5th and
Rev. F. W. White is conduct
ing a series of meetings in the
oasement of the First Baptist
church and many eouls have al
ready come into salvation. Let
the good work go on.
Miss Hattie B. Bradley of
Pine Bluff, Ark. has been elec
ted to teach in our city schools
for the next year. We welcome
her to our city and hope she will
be pleased to live among the
good people of Muskogee.
The ladies of the A. M. E.
church will entertain the public
in a lawn parly on the grounds
of the new church corner 9th and
Denison streets, on Friday night,
July 1st. Come and enjoy vour -self.
Spot Cash Store
BIG LINE OF SPRING MrXIrtARY!
Shirt Waist Suits, Shirt Waists, Corsets, Hosiery,
Muslin Underwear, Dry Goods, Tin Ware and
Enameled Ware, Queens Ware, and Glass Ware
THE FAIR! THE FAIR!
HAND MADE CLOTHING,
ALL KINDS OF HATS.
Rumor says that Leitwich will
meve his big printing plant
from Oklahoma City to this
place and continue the publica
tion of the World. It is said to
be one of the largest plants in
The workmen are progress
ing nicely on the new A. M. E.
church. The brick work is now
a story high and the masons
nave layed off, that the carnen
ters may frame the roof. The
membership are hopeful of en
tering the "building for worship
by Aug. 15th.
That's all bosh about the war
at Clarksville. A Democrat Ne
gro got foxy and caused some
little friction as that kind of a
cuss generally does, but after a
few rounds everything became
quiet. We don't have race wars
in this neck of the woods.
Yes, we will take the shops of
the shops of the Midland Valley
and if there is anything else
around that amounts to a conti
nentil we are in the deal for it.
Just watch us raise that bonus.
Ft. Smith must look to her lau
rels as the queen city of the
West is after everything in sight.
There is an old nrnvorh whink
states that "he who possesses a tur-
yuuiue wii never lack, a friend." Cer
tainly from time immemorial the tur
quoise has nevsr ceased to be re
garded a a lucky stone.
Ami:'.. is are much In favor at the
present foment, and the wearers of
them are bv no rrmn nniv f a.
feminine community. They are worn
in all manner of quaint designs. Each
precious stone Is supposed to contain
some prorerty peculiar to itself. It
seems hardly credible that people of
common sense should believe in such
things, but true It is that amulets are
at present much In vokma mri Bna
from their superstitions, they are one
ui me aaimest presents imaginable.
The emerald la credited with a host
of god influences, tl. orvmiito . -
cure for insomnia. But th i.iu.f
j amulet of all is that containing a tur-
, wiiemer Dy reason of its "true
blue" color or not It is hard to say.
Cents' furnisuing" Gsioas,
Shirts, Hats. Underwear, Suit Cases,
W. E. McCLURE,
KNCfr AGENCY. ENGLISH BLOCK.
Muskogee. - - . Ind. Ter'v.
laKing I he Mump
To tell about our lumber. It is
put forward to win the annrovnl
of the lumber users of this sec
tion and when its gocd points are
appreciated it will certainly do
so. We see no satisfaction or
profit in handling low grade
stock. Neither will consumers
when they learn that the finest
lumber by the foot but pieoes by
Mr. and Mrs. J. M, Smith en
tertained, a host of young peo
ple Wednesday evening at the
Maceo Hotel, North 3rd street,
in honor of Misses Henrietta
Brown, Annie Drummons, Rosa
Drake, Florence Quinn and Ber
tha Quinn, all of whom have just
come from school.
Rumor has it that the First
Baptist will begin soon the work
of completing their very excel
lent structure at the corner of
.5th and Denison streets. We
hope soon to see this building
finished for truly it will be a
credit to the race and also to that
Met Her Match.
Waggs -I had the lausrh on mv wif
Boggs How did it happen?
Waggs We were out driving, and
he discovered an echo that beat her
out of the lust word.
The Reading (Mass.) man whose
buildings have been struck by light
ing for the Bixth time should dig
under his premises and sea if h
not strike an iron mine.
Bringing Guatemala ants Into the
eountry to eat up the boll weevil la
a form of cantract labor Immigration
which should be encouraged.
A Baltimore woman advertised for
a husband then killed herself. Some
men's lucl: never leaves them.
The Sandwich islander's alphabet
has only twelve letters.
Borne men stop drinking for the
pleasure of beginning once more.
Qloyd Lumber Company,
: : Muskogse, I. T,
North Main St.
A S McRea
Attorneys -at- Law
Sharum iiuiuiing, Muskogee, Ind, Ter
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