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BEAVER, BEAVER COUNTY. OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 1913.
WHAT HE DOES
WINS and captivates his audienco from tho start by his pleas
JntRODUCES a new, novel lightning-change character sketch.
EVER bores his auditors with old, worn-out jokes and readings.
'TALKS George Cohan's and Bert WllliamB's popular songs in an
UNTERTAINS some of the peoplo all tho time, and all of the
- peoplo some of tho time.
DEADS dialect, serious, character sketch and dramatic solec-
tions with equal success and ease.
CAYS his motto is : "Smile a while,
And when you smile
And soon there are miles and miles of smiles,
And life is worth living becauso you smile."
Emerson Winters, Entertainer,
High School Building, Saturday Eve Jan. 4.
YOU MUST HEAR HIM.
The hit of the season "Brcexy
Point" Frlrlny night, January 3rd.
The old Madison livery barn Is being
torn down and remodeled this week.
You're not the only one who forgot
to write It 1013.
Editor L. B. Tooker, of Forgan, Sun
dnyed In Beaver
Start the New Year rlght
for the Herald.
T. S. Grifly is again confined to tho
house on account of Illness.
V. Metzger and wife have moved
into their property on Douglas Avenue,
recently vacated by Mrs. Alice Rador.
Born To R. M Rizley and wife, or
Elmwood, a daughter, Monday, De
Don't forgot the next number of the
Lyceum course, Saturday night, Janu
Beryle Kilo camo In from, Shattuak
to spund the holidays with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. D M. Kile.
How about those New Year's resolu
tions? Most of them broken, are they
Hear Emerson Winters, the- Imper
sonator, at the Higli School toulldlng,
Saturday night, January 4th.
R. P. Anderson, an attorney of Sew
ard, Nebraska, is here this week at
The New Year ball civ-en at tho K
of P, Hall last night was woll attend
ed and the usual good time enjoyed by
Mrs. Emory Trokell, formerly Miss
Mae Maple, arrived Monday from Mi
lan. Kansas, for a visit with relatives
and friends. Sh has mnny Beaver
friends who aro glad to welcome her
among us again.
R.. O. RENFREW
Woodward, Harper, Ellis aod
MONEY READY ' whetf papers are signed.
See or write
Opposite P. 0
The school children and teachers are
enjoying a holiday vacation this week.
School will open again Monday, Jan
Mrs. Allco Rader and family loft the
first of the week for Liberal, Kansas,
whero they expect to mako their fu
Thos. Broadfoot. of Riverside, has
been endurlncr the agonies of a very
painful felon on his finger the past few
week. It has given him serlou trou
ble but Is now healing.
You'll miss Homethlng good If you
fail to attend "Breezy Point." a com
edy, which will bo-given. by. the Mar
thas on Friday night, January 3d, at
the K. of P. Hall building;.
Walter Fickel is here from Emporia,
Kansas, where he is attending school,
spending tho holidays. Ho has a host
of friends here, who are always glad
to see him.
The first day of the year was threat
ening and promised to develop some
sort of a storm, but aside from a fierce
gale, which continued nearly all night,
with a drop in the temperature of sov
ural degrees nothing came of tho
Misses Erma Crabtree, Virginia
Wickham and ye scribo paid Forgan a
visit New Year'a Day, going over with
F. 0. Tracy, who was a business visi
tor Wo called on our friends nt the
Enterprise office and found Editor
Tooker and his force busy as ''cran
berry merchants." Tey have Just
installed some new equipment and are
getting well fixed up to keep pace with
their enterprising little city.
0. O. Mendonhall of this place, who
went hunting last Saturday on the
lakes east of town, is laid up with a
vory badly irritated ankle, which he
received whilo trying to throw a lariat
rope over the neck of a wild goose a
hundred yards away. In so doing he
slipped on the loo and sustained quite
a gash on the ankle. Mr. Mendenhall
says he thinks he will try his luck with
a hook and line next time. Gate Val
Why not try putting salt on Its tall?
W. F. CARSON,
Manager Beaver Office.
The Old and Tho New.
This Issue of the Hmau), which
gives tho news of the week embracing
a period of timo from Thursday, De
cember 26th, 1012, to Thursday, Jan
uary 2d, 1013, marks tho death of the
Old Year and the birth of the New.
Tho Book of Life for tho year 1012 Is
closed lorevor and upon its pages are
recorded our joys and our sorrows, our
sucoessos and our failures, ourstrength
and our wcakdess. The Old Year has
been a remarkable ono, its achieve
ments have been great and wonderful
development has been made. Tho
wisest wag their heads and ask, "Can
1018 civo us anything to cxcell the
greatness of the year Just past?" and
yet wo doubt not, that the oloso of an
other year will have proven even more
wonderful and startling. Great in
deed is the possibilities of our Nation
and with tho wonders already aohieved
the American peoplo havo como to
look upon nothing, no mattor how
seemingly impossible, as being impro
bable. Tho past is gone and we can live it
over only in sweet memories or bit
ter regrets. The Future Is yet to
come and the Present Is swiftly pass
ing by. Let us then enjoy and im
provo its passing,
Tho year 1012 has been a prosperous
and successsul one for the people of
our county. Never in years were our
farmers blessed witli such a favorable
season and bountiful harvest. Their
greatest hardship was in the low prices
which prevailed for their products and
yet, thoy had much to sell, and the
conditions withal aro exceedingly good.
Our merchants have had a good busi
ness and our people generally are pros
perous, happy and contented.
The fond hope of years has been
realized in a railroad within our bord
ers and a market brought almost at
our doors Not only this, two more
railroads at least, seemed assurrcd in
the near future and we may look to
1013 to consumato these plans.
Our people aro progressive, indus
trourar.d resourceful and wo have
every reason to bellovo that the fu
ture will bring greater things than
hav been donp in the past.
Along with tho rest, the Herald has
enjoyed many of the pleasures and yet
some of the disappointments of the
year just past. Wo aro proud of the
friends we havo kept and now ones wo
may have added and sorry should we
have lost a single one. May tho New
Year provo a blessing to eaoh and
everyone of you and be filled with good
How Local Merchants Can
Kill Mail Order Competition.
The Sapulpa Light says: Mailorder
business Is that department of busi
ness whereby through the medium of
advertising merchandise is sold direct
to consumors by mail. This business
has grown in leaps and bounds . Why?
Because local merchants do not keep
pace with the increasing population.
The five big malt order houses of
Chicago receive on an averago of 260,
000 orders a day. And this enormous
business comes from communities
whoso natural trado bolongs to tho
local merchant. Tho local morchant
must make more effort to hold his bus
iness and get new buslnoss or tho big
concerns will make greater inroads
Ho must beat tho mail order house at
their own game. He can do this by
handling honest goods at honest prices
ana toiling about the goods In such a
I way people will believe him. Fault
finding or appealing to looal prido Is
or no avail.
It Is the careful, ysteraatio, elabo
rate and half-truthful description in
mail order advertising that has built
up the big mailorder business. If the
local morchant will be oareful, syste
matic, elaborate and truthful in all
his local advertising ho will win. The
advertlsor who Is truthful will in the
end get tho business,
The public can never know what a
merchant has to sell unless he tells
about It. Thero Is no better friend of
tho merchant and no better means of
publicity than the local paper. Evory
merchant who carries on a systematic
advertising campaign in his local pa
per, properly and honestly describing
what ho has tar sale, will find his busi
ness in no way affected by mall order
Dentists Will Locate.
Drs. Haveley and Davis, of LaKemp,
havo bron here tho past week doing
dental work. They are so well pleased
thai. "they havo decided to locate per
manently and have rented Dr. Miller's
nfli wnere they will open up their
J dental parlors about January 13tb.
In the parlor of the Carson House,
at Liberal, Kansas, Thursday, Decem
ber 28th, 1012, at 2 o'clock p.m., Mils
Maggie Brock, of Kelthsburg, Illinois,
and M. Cljdo Green, of Blue Mound,
wcro united In marriage by Rsv. W.
T. Ward, pastor of tho Methodist
church, of Liberal.
Mr- Green Is principal of tho Beaver
graded school and his work here has
been decidedly successful. Ho is a
young man of exceptional ability and
stands high among tho cduoators of
The brldH Is not known to tho writer
but she is no doubt a young lady of
many graces and fully qualified and
capable or filling with credit the place
in this new-made homo wherein she
Tho Hsrald Joins the many friends
of Mr. Green In extending congratula
tions and welcoming to our midst his
bride. May their life bo long and filled
with wedded bliss.
Miss Mildred Bogue and Roy Broad
foot, both of Riverside, were married
at the home of Rev. and Mrs. L, L
Shaw Christmas day, in tho afternoon
Rev. Shaw pronounced the ceromony
that made them man and wife.
Tho brido is a charming young lady,
the daughter of Mr and Mrs. E. E.
Cogue. She was born in Boavor county
and has resided here tho groater part
of her life Making tho best of the
limited opportunities for advancement
in tho earlier days when school facili
ties were not as great as now, she suc
ceeded in acquiring a knowledge which
placed her among the brightest and
best; of Heaver county's able school
teachers. She Is a young lady of abil
ity and refinement and numbers her
friends by her acquaintances.
Mr. Broadfoot Is a son of Mr. and
Mrs. Thos. Broadfoot of Riverside,
and is a young man of good habits and
Tho young couple will make tholr
home at the Broadfoot farm near Rlv-!
Tho Herald joins their host of
friends in best wishes for their future
happiness and prosperity
Miss Katie Hibbs, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Asa Hibbs, of Elmwood, and
George McDevItt, a'so of Elmwood,
wore married at the home of tho bride's
parents Christmas Eve, December 24,
In the presence of a number of rela
tives and friends
Tho young people will mako their
homo at the groom's farm, near Elm
wood Tho Herald extends best wishes.
The Beaver band gave a freo concert
at the Court House Now Year's Eve
which was a rare musical treat.
There Is no mistake about it, the
Reaver band Is simply all right and we
defy any town in this partof the south
west to produce a bettor bunch of
players. Their music is first-class and
when we say we ore proud of them it
doesn't half express it.
,. The whole program was good, ovory
number of it, but we want to mention
In particular the English Hunting
Scene and the Southern Cotton Plan
tation, desoriptlve selections. Thoy
wore limply fine and wero rendered in
a manner which would havo dono hon
or to a company of professionals. As
we havo remarked before, Beaver is
exceedingly fortunato In having such
an organization and the citizens should
feel it a privilego to glye the band
every encouragement and assistance.
It Is a great thing for our town and
something many town would give a
big lot of money to secure
The Loyal Mm and Women of the
Christian Bible School were delight
fully entertained at the pleasant homa
of Mr and Mrs, E. L. Flokel, New
The evening's entertainment was
carried out in the most ontquo
manner, and was practically the entire
amusement features in mlnla'ure of
a County Fair, including Bowling,
Quoits, Archery, Base Ball Spelling,
Chinning Pole, Hurdlo Raccn, etc.
The guests were each one given a ride
in an "airship" at the olose of the con
tests, and the experience was thrilling,
Every feature of the entire evening
was mo.t interesting and full of ci
cUoment, A delicious two-course luncheon was
served, Thone In attendance aro most
grateful to their genial host and host
ess for the delightful evening, every
moment of which was thoroughly
RECOGNIZED AS THE
Money Saving Event
Of the Yeeur
Commences Saturday, January 18.
Closes Saturday, February 1.
This Sale will be a complete clearance of unusually heavy
purchases made last Fall, and will be marked by the heaviest
reductions in prices ever made in Beaver County,
As Broomcorn has been sacrificed for loss than Its worth, so
also will my entire stock of DRY GOODS, LADIES' READY-TO
WEAR GOODS, HATS, MEN'S, WOMEN'S and CHILDREN'S
SHOES, HOSIERY, GLOVES, Etc., bo sacrificed.
Prlcen on many items will be stated noxt week, and when you
sec them you are bound to bo convinced that nover before haveyoa
had an opportunity to.buyhlBh.qtwfityjfQods atjuchlow pricea.,
Tho Sale will last but two weokss. Tho terms, necessarily,'
aro strictly CASH.
FRED C. TRACY.
Wright Sells Out.
A. L. Wright, of tho nbstract llrm of
Lawson & Wright, has sold his interest
In that business to M. A. Clark, Dis
trict Court stenographer. Tho trans
fer will be in ado January 16th. Mr.
Wright's plans for the futuro have not
been definitely decided upon, but ho
will probably return to Guymon, Bea
ver poople will bo sorry to loso Mr.
Wright, but can only wish him well
wherever ho may decide to locate.
Wo heartily wolcomo Mr. Clark and
wife to our city, and trust their com
ing may prove both pleasant and profit
able to them.
New Mail Service.
Quite a ohango was made In Beaver's
mall service January 1st. The Meade
Star routo was discontinued which does
away with our Sunday mall from that
point. The Englewood route was also
discontinued, Tho Liberal route will
continue as usual coming by way of
Forgan and arrive hero about 3 o'clock
Boavor will now have a morning
mall arriving from Forgan. This route
continues on to Riverside The mall
arrives In Beaver from Forgan about
8:30 a. m and departs for Forgan about
3 o'olock p. in. This gives us an ap
portunlty to recelvo and answer Im
portant mall tho samo day. The other
routes out of Beaver remain the same.
The Christmas Season.
Christmas In Beaver and surround
ing country this year was one of much
festivity, and the holiday spirit seemed
evervwhere In evidence Family Gath
erings and reunions, the assembling of
friends and loved ones at sumptuous
feasts and all manner of soolal enter
tainments have filled the week full to
overflowing with joyous Christmas
glee, and the teason has been general
ly ono of pleasure. At the Christian
and Presbyterian churches Christmas
was observed in the customary way,
with programs by the children, trees
ladened with treats and presents for
art, and Jolly Old Saint Kick made his
appearance and filled tho heart of the
expeotant little ones with glee.
Tho only thing that has not soemed
"Christmassy" has boon tho weather.
It has been particularly delightful and
pleasant, and, for tho most part, more
I like a day in the heart of June than
I Generally a spirit of peace and good
will has reigned, and qur people are
prosperous and happy.
1 Bora I
We welcomo you to all the ssrvlces
of the Church. Come, brlna the ehll.
dren, and your friends too. Sunday
School begins at 10:00 a.m. Preach
ing at 11.00 a. m. and at 7.8Jp.a.
Remember that everybody is welcome.
uhas. a. Juxir-Mi Pastor,
Christian Church Services.
For Sunday, January 5th, 1918.
Bible School at lOiOO'o.'cJock a. m.
Mobxiko SsnTicKil o'clock
8ubjeet: "The Creation."
0:45 Christian Endeavor,
Evkiuno Bxbvbck 7:45.
Speolal Music A cordial Invitation
Is extended to all.
L. L. Shaw, Pastor.
Town of Gray Grows Tired of
It appears that the custom of boot
legging and gambling In Gray and vl
oinlty has became of too frequent oo
currencn to suit the law-abiding citi
zen of that prosperous little burg- and
for that reason they are taking steps to
abolish the nuisance. A fund has been
raised and large cash rewards offertd
for evldonoe which will lead to the ar
rest and conviction of this olasi of law
violators. Tbt good people of Gray
are to be congratulated upon their
earnestness and untiring energy in the
cause of right and justice, We trust
they may be able to bring t& last one
of the offenders to pay the penalty for
Badly Shaken Up.
Dwlght Bradshaw met with a leri
ous accident while riding in a raw
New Year's Day, His horse became
unmanageable and ran awry. A sad
dle girth broke, which throw the rider
off, and the horse fell at tho same
time, barely missing falling on Mr.
Bradshaw, The crowd was terror
stricken lest the fall had proven fatal,
but fortunately the rider escaped with
only being severely braised and tCr
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