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Ardmore, Sunday, Nov. 24, 1912
THE DAILY ARDMOREITE. FAGK THRU L-3 9 QW 1Q) n il iiriniiil Mat. Aft HI 1-4 Jl ! .fill IB : : It! v . . "v public school. mil:u:ri;., Oklahoma. A representative of the Ard'i cre ite recently vmited the splendid town of Milium', forty-five miles fa.-: of Ardmore. and found the husUin ey.r U for which its founrer, W. .1. Mil l)iini, is hoi ..tl throughout t::j unte, pervades the ntire conir i.'ii:".-. u I that hereafter, when th? pjrii.uk is heard, "Milburn i8 u hustbr" it is just as true of he towi. as f Lie man . Milburn doesn't boom, never did boom, and does not want to boom, but it goes after business, gets bus iness, and does businobs in a remark- uf the state, prai tically every busi ness bonne in it lxi.K built of press ed brick and occupied by prosper ous concerns representing almost ev ery line of business; is one of the wealthiest towns according to popu lation in the state; supports one or the most widely read and liberally patronized newspapers in the county; boasts of the school which stands at the head of the schools of the coun ty in oratorical honors, having won the county oratorical contest iu two consecutive yiars, the last time car rying off the beautiful silver trophy AIil:M)AT CROPS AUK UAISKI) NKAU Mll.Hl'RN. ably agnresslve way, and the visitor is momentarily impressed with the right-up - to - the - minute business methods of its enterprising concerns and is agreeably surprised to learn that Milburn loads the county in a number 'of important lines of busii nesB. One of the banks averages the largest deposits of any bank in John ston county and there are fourteen; the largest hardware and furniture concern in the county is located in Milburn. Milburn is the best built town of its population in this part presented to the schools of the county by Representative V. .J. Milburn; probalbljy leads all other towns lu the county in shipments of aTIalfa, wheat, oats, hogs and timber grown in the county, and is rapidly forging to the front as a shipper of cotton and co:n. The country around Mil burn is rapidly developing and new firm-houses are In evidence In the surrounding country as never before unmistakable evidence of the pros perous condition of the country and of the development which is taking place. HARDWOOD FOREST NEAR MILIH RN. RIVER KRIDOK OVKU VJA-K K1V1CR NKI1 MlMtl'liN . .). MII.HURN, FOR WHOM THE TOWN WAS NAMKI). HARVESTING SCKNB NHAR MILR'.RN. . A A' : "'v" - . w J FARM UOl'SK VI'' A It MIMU'RN'. A glance of the I'nitcd States gov tinmeiit cliissificalion of Hie lands within a radius of ten miles of Mil burn will explain the phenomenal condition with which the "(iem of the Illue" is blessed. Approximately '.K per cent of the land Is off daily classified as "agricultural,' a show ing that no other town in the county can make, and the shrewd business man and homesceker Is not slow to understand that this means prosper iSy, solidity, permanency and pro gress for Milburn and surrounding country. More liomeB have b en purchased around Milburn and by substantial fanners from other states than In uny other section of John ston county. State Treasurer Dun lop purchased several farms near Milburn. There Is a n ason . Dunlop was a wel-to-do farmer before he li ,',i: l.iti.re . At present head of the !io.u adive Immigration concern en erating in southern Oklahoma. His office at. Milburn presents a busy scene throughout the ytar, and n a result of his work the country sur rounding Milburn is rapidly developing. City Officials. R. II. FA RN 1 1 AM Town .lust ice and Alderman. DR. .1. .1. CIJVRK Alderman. J. W. IOARHART Alderman. O. 1'. CAIKHlJv Clerk W. WAHkER Treasurer. .1. M. RAPER Town Marshal. .1. V. D. FRENCH, EDITOR 01" MILD CRN NEWS. P. i I . w 1 AORICUI.TCR.AI. EXHIBIT, MII.DCKN. was elected to office and he knows m good country when he sees It. The little city of Milburn with such splend d natural resources de veloped and encouraging in every rea sonable way the development of the ve-.iiirkably fertile lands :n that sec tion. They make the farmers' in terest their interest, and the farm ers are reciprocating by liberally pat ronizing this progressive town. W. J. Milburn, father of the town of Milburn, known throughout the Btatj a" a man who dots th'ngs. Ai ;Tt.sent member of the Btate legist i tiire rind highly commended by Cov entor ''nice and State Superinten'I i nt V "son for work done In the laU Milburn is located on the beautiful r,!ue river which can furnish abundant wattr power for factories, the Com mercial club of Milburn are now ne gotiating for the erection of an elec tric l ght and power plant, an insti tution very much needed at present and one that the rtipidly growing city demands. Th's will no doubt 'be built in the near future as the Com mercial club Is composed of a bunch of live wires that never overlook anything that will be of advantage to the best interests of their city. wcm -:A&ti& -v GRAPES DO WELL NEAR MILBURN.