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Anadarko always in the lead as a cotton market. The highest price guaranteed by the city. Don't forget It.
ANADA1UC0. CADDO COUNTY, OKLA., TlIHtSDAY, NOVEMBER 19. lOOS
Fire of Wednesday Evening
Proves Expensive to the
Burning grass Wednesday
afternoon at about throo o'olook
aot firo to a oar of cotton on the
Rook Island traoks in tha yards
north of Old Town, and the flames
anon snroad to other oars on tho
traok, eight oars boing destroyed
before tho flames burned them
selves out. Tho fire department
was onlled, but tho oars wore
sitting in a plaoo thoy oould not
bo roaohed by the water and
nothing oould bo done to save
thorn, Four oars of ootton, one
of corn, ono of morohandiso and
two emptieB woro dostroyed.
Tho firo burned tho main track
for oonaidorablo distance tho
southbound passongor train being
unablo to got by during tho
night, tho pasaongors having to
be transferred here. It was
thought that an offort would bo
made to ropair the traok at onoe,
but nothing was done until
Thursday foronoon, all traffio of
tho north branoh hcing tied up.
Union Thanksgiving Service
At a rooont mooting of tho
Pastor'o Conference of Anadnr
ko; it'cfas afcreod' to haveTunion
services Thanksgiving day and
and tho M. E. ohurch was agreed
upon as the plaoo of meotingand
10 a. m. as the hour for the sor
vioos. A committee on program
was appointed so that all prepar
ations noooasary will be made in
duo time. Tho Pastors'B .con
forenoo would humbly and res
pootfully ask all business houses
as far alfm their power, to oloso
thoir rospotive plnoes of busi
ness from 10 a. m. tu 1 p. m., and
join in tho Bervicoa at this great
national holiday and make it
what it ought to bo. They fur
ther 8ugga3t thut people who
have boon blessed and prosper
ed during the past year forget
not their less fortunato neighbors
and see that ovory man, woman
and child in Anadarko have
something good to oat on that
dav. In as much as God has
abundantly bleBsed and prosper
ed ua, dear brethren and follow
oitizono, lot us, ono and all, join
in malting it a day of thanksgiv
ing indeed and in truth.
J. P. Brooks,
Chuirman Pastor'a Conference
. History Club
Tha Hiitorjr Club mot Wednes
day evening with Mlaa Lulu Mil
ler,55Thftrp Were twenty present
inoluding one new member.
MIm Corrine Wad was the lend
er of the evening. Very inter
esting papers wero re id by Mite
GortrudoAVado on Monroe, Ad
ama and Jackson; Miee Linnie
Biles on VanBuren, Harrison and
Tyler; Guy Hamilton on PolK,
Taylor and Fillmore; Mieb Julia
Ponn on Pieroo and Buchanan
Tho olub adjourned after a short
Would Carry Mail
Special to tbe Democrat.
"s Limn, Ohio, Nov, 19- The poa
eibilitieg of eleotrlo railway lines I
handling Uniied Siate mail in1
oompetUionv with tte im n ads,!gsrrie Hock Island Railroad com
WB tho principal io, io f did-jpa,v irn!l .ferreel all north and
, oussion at the annual meeting ui
the Central Eltcrio Railway Ae
so.iitt i'.)i hioh im h -ro l 1 iy
Th .i -'iati Jt ..n i" tbo
y k ' ' ' .
Business College Pupils Com
plete Course in Quick Time
Eight weeks ago Miss B.eBBio
Sooffern enrolled in tho Chick
aaha Business Collego for the
Shorthand CourBo. She has
completed tho course and last
Friday acoopted a position as
stenographer for tho firm of
Dooring, Majoi and Deering,
Mrs. L. K. Taylor enrolled at
tho eamo timo, also finished tho
course in eight weeks, and has
a'cooptod a position aB stenog
rapher with the firm of Taylor &
It is well known that tho timo
usually required to complete
what iB known as a "standard"
system of shorthand is from four
to eight months, and it ifc grati
fying to have this conclusive ovi
donou that a homo institution is
doing a class of work that has
not been equalled by any other
Two other young lady gradu
ates from this 6ohool acoopted
positions this week Miss Willie
Johnson stonographor for Henry
Price Heal Eetato Company,
Chiokasha, and Miss Eva Spen
cer, stonographor for tho Apaoho
Oil Company of Chiokasha.
Tho best rooord made in tho
Bookkooping Department was
made bv Miss Mayroo Horn of
Pauls Valley, who completed the
Commercial Coura in eovon,
wooks during this fall, and is
now keeping books for a large
firm in Pauls Valley, Okla.
Hundreds of Oklahoma young
people go to other Btatos e&oh
yoar to attend business colleges,
when they oould get hotter ad
vantages at home.
Tho Chiokasha Business Col
lego is progressive and-up-to-date.
Its methods of instruction
aro original and very thorough,
and judging from results during
the past fivo yoai-J, iho contu
sion muat be that tho Chiokasha
Sohool gives ooursoB that are not
surpasaod by any commercial
High School Notes
The question for debate was
ably disoussed Friday by tho do
bators in the High Sohool. Tho
negative side pioved that Labor
Unions aro not justifiable in
Mr. Abbot and Miss Ford vis
ited tho High sohool Friday af
ternoon, and MisB Ford, who is
an olooution toaoher, gave two
very intorusting roadings, which
wero greatly enjoyed by all.
Mies Ford is teaching an elo
cution c.'aes in the sohocl and
several of the pupils are taking
physical culture which is also in
cluded with the elooution.
The High Sohool boya played
foot ball with the Riverside In
dians last Saturday afternoon.
The score was seventeen to six
in favor of the Riverside boys.
Ariothor game will bo playod
noxt Saturday afternoon at tho
ball ground in Old Town.
Emphasis is being pkood.on
tho manner of marohing in and
out of the' building, and osoh
room io gradod on tho way they
do this, Tho sixth grade room
has made the highest grade up
tu this time.
so uh bound poaofiifcrb by
mean-' t the bus, on aocoun o.'
the traok L .nj4 ur ed b tin
fire fru a '!.. x . ' f r it .
od oa ' r ;v ' ,
Compress at Chickasha Destroy
ed by Fire Wednesday Night
Fire at Ft Cobb
Word reaohed Anadarko
Thursday morning to tho effeot
that tho cotton compress at
ChiokaBha had boon burned
Wednesday night, tho plant bo
ing a total loss with 10,000 bales
On tho samo night firo at Fort
Cobb destroyed noarly ono hun
dred bales of cotton. How tho
firos started is not known.
Tho literary at Antono is being
II. C. Kinzey viiited at J. C
Edgar's Saturday. w
Owlon SebaBtian is gotting
ootton for J. T. Barr.
W, E. Elliott ii enjoying 'a
visit from bin brother of Missouri.
Oscar Buchanan Is pioking
ootton this week for Geo. Mark
ham. This warm weather is being
appreciated by cotton pickors
after Buch a cold BpeljJgsrwtigKT
Wo understand Will Caldwell
has sold his farm, consideration
S4500. Caddo county land is in
Georgo Markman took a bale
of cotton to Anadarko Monday
staying over unlil Tuesday with
his brother and sister.
Will Caldwell has sold Mb
share in the Tonkawa Telophono
company to Alfred Barnes. Mr.
Barnes is rural carrier on Itoute
Mrs. Ed Fulgin is quite sick.
Fred Acton and family spent Sunday
with Will Spencer.
Hugh Barrington visited his mother
Sunday and Mondoy.
Mr. Crabtreo nnd Ernest Norris loft
for Elk City, Tuesday.
Mrs. Will Spencer wontj to Cement
Tuesday to care for a nick sister.
Herb Law has moved from Mrs.
Grifliith'a to Mrs. Lindloy's farm.
Mr. Brock nnd family, of Shawnee,
Okla.. havo moved on Mrs. Grifliith's
. Goo. Quile of Ft. Worth, Texas,
pent Sunday nftfht with his friend
Mrs. Eooney and Mies Ollivo, Mrs.
Crawford and Lewis Griffiith were Sun
day afternoon callers at Shady Nook.
Eromett James Dudley and
MUe Ruth Cromer, of Apache,
were quietly married at the home
of Mrs. S. W. Axline, on weet B
street, Wednesday afternoon at
2:80, Rev. Farritigton officiating.
The groom is a young business
man In Apaoha who is interested
in tbe mercantile business and
is highly reBpeotod by all who
know him, while tho bride is a
beautiful and uooomplishod
young lady lovod by her many
friends who wish the happy ooup
le a long, happy and prosperous
life Henry Noah, a nephew of
Mra. W. S, Axline, and Mlssl
L'lliar. 'J 'ir. r .icompanied the
youiv: ' ' ' -' iinp-.od the
Mis i V i .tL'iM , ! ! .i
. r !.. i '
a ' i u . e to 1 r '
Tho spacious and beautiful
homo of Mrs. J. 1 Brown was
tho scene of a beautiful affair
Wodnesday afternoon, it being
an occasion for tho reception of
tho friends of Mrs. Brown and
Mrs. F, J. Callnlmn in honor of
their guoatB Mrs. F. I-i. Burn
ham, of Baton Rougo, La., Mrs.
R. A. Flnloy, of Oklahoma City,
Mrs C. L. Orthjand Mrs. C. D.
Wallaoo of Mancum. Thero
wero 200 invitations. Tho dark
ened rooms wero oandlo lighted
and deooratod with pink carna
tions, white ohryBanthomums nnd
ferns, all very dainty and tasto
fully arranged. Mosdamos Leo
Wallace, B. F. Holding, J. E.
Farrington, A, T. Boys, I, E.
Cox, W. S. Froolin assisted in
making it onjoyablo for tho
guests. Misso9 Maijorio Gillette,
Lieta Stelzner and Laura Stock
ton Berved oako and cream in tho
dining room, whilo Mosdamos D.
D. Hoag and J. C- Stolznor, as
sisted by Misses Marguorito
Dlohr and Mary Beth Holding
served ooffee and snndwiohtB in
the sitting room.
4olt to tho Democrat ; j
Andersonvilie, Gn., Nov. 19
The dedication of tho Indiana
monument in the National oorao
tory hero took place today in tho
prosonce of several thousand
poople, inoluding a largo party of
Indiana officials and war veter
ans from that state. The core-
mtjiuuB Humming vuv ucuicauon
. ., ,. . .. , ,. .
wero very improasivo.
Mrs. D. S. Hunt, of Ft. Cobb,
is in tho oity visiting her aunt
Mrs. T. F. Johnson.
GREAT SHOE BE
at our pluco. When looking at suits,
havo Mr. Cargill snow you the now
shoos. It will interest you,
EDWIN CLAPP SHOES
$6.00 aiui $7.00
$4 and $5.00
aro tho Two bost makes sold. Wo can
fit all foot ,narrow or wido,short or long
FOR NEW STATE
Oklahoma Destined to Make
Remarkable Progress in
Oklahoma City, Okla., Nov.
10, That Oklahoma is destined
in tho next two years to witnoss
ua greatest ora 01 prosperity is
tho opinion of shrewd business
men, who have watohodtho trond
of events in tho past, and bo
lievo thoraaolvoa fully oapablo of
judging tho futuro, It is fre
quently prodiotod nowadaya,
that Oklahoma iB going to startle
tho wholo country, and perhaps
tho entire world, as a commer
cial proposition. Although only
a yoar old, reokoned as a Btato,
tho now commonwealth is pro
paring to shako off tho shaoklos
of politicians, and forgo to tho
front. Not only is this truo of
tho oities of tho state, but of tho
rural districts as well. Reports
roccived hero through tho Fed
eration of Commercial Clubs, aro
to tho effoot that businoss men
everywhere aro preparingVor an
unprecedented holiday business,
to bo followed by a steady and
healthy growth of tradq.
Tho oitios aro doing thoir part
in tho genoral sohemefor thu up
bufldinf of thu staTe. Tliia'(l'oes'
not apply to any one oity, but to
all of thorn. Roports from tho
north, east, south and west nre
all the same, commercial aotivity
When You Are Ready To
- Choose Your Fall Suits
you aro particularly invited to .make our clothing
room a call. You havo to examine several linos to
get posted, to bo able to judge which is tho best. Wo
do tho same thing in a larger way to keep up-to-date
All good dressers havo tho ambition to wear tho
best. We ask for a chance
how Hiiperior Stein-BIoch and Sampeck clothing sot
off your figure.
How much style is put in their make-up; thoy aro
the pioneers of modern High grado clothes, and aro
still maintaining Lhe load.
Thoso goods in fit, stylo and quality aro so supe
rior, that thoy have driven tho merchant tailor out
of businoss, except for irregular shaped figures.
Give Us a Try-On
Wo will not boro you to buy, will not havo to. .
Prices SI5.00 to $25.00.
and industrial progress, Now
that politics is going to quit the
stago for a timo, at loaBt, tho
business mon. thoBowho roallv
build tho ship of stato, nro com
ing forth from their hiding pla
ooB. Thoy aro gotting "busy."
For tho past two yoarB thoy havo
boon foarful that somo overt not
on tho part of politiolanB w)uld
put them off tho map. But now
it is difforont,
Porhaps ono of tho healthiest
signB of roturning prosperity Is
thorovival of railroad building
projoots. Activity has boon in
ovidonoo for somo timo In tho
eouthwoatorn part of Oklahomo,
OBpooially in tho Big Pasturo
seotion, but this aotivity has
been aocontuatod by tho rotiro
mont from tho stago of politics.
People aro boing moro oonfidont
of wiso logialation at tho hands
of tho next logislaturo, and thoro
is no roason why thoy should bo
othorwiso. At Lawton, arrange
monts nro rapidly going forward
for tho complotionof tho Lawton,
Wiohita Falls and Northwestern
railroad, from Randlett north.
In tho northoastorn part of tho
stato, arrangomonts aro going
forward for at least ono now rail
road in tho oil belt, whilo two tho
south end north oomo similar ro
ports. In Oklahoma City busi
ness mon ara working on tho plan
for a railroad to tho northwest
into Woods, Alfalfa, Beaver,
Woodward and Texas counties,
and it is cxpooted that before
Jong definite announoemont will
he rando- of -tlw organization
I have throo nowly furnishod
rooms and eood board. Mrs. Job-
' aie Miuor on C stroot, 251 Ctd
to examine our new Fall Undouwear,
have a great assortment to pleafee the
MEDIUM WEIGHJ IUBRED
UNION SUITS THAT WILL FIT.
$1.00, 1.50 2 00, 2.50, 3.00.
LIGHT WEIGHT FINE WOOLENS
$1.50, 2.00, 2.50.
If you aro particular about your
Underwear, be suro and i ;i.