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'M ,.; m - i,'v; ampion ? ' VOL. IV. ELGIN, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 1914 NOJtt & r Farmers1 Ch .,& il . , -v I i 1 ! ' I t- 8 IN BECOMING A DEPOSITOR With this reliable institution you May not only Vail yourself of the advagtages of prompt tar vice,.careful cusiaess methods and other banking f acilitiee, be you alto profit by our years of ex perince in the banking business. Your account, large or small, checking or de posited to draw interest is welcome, and we sure you of the best possible treatment. BANK OF ELGIN W. W. Brunskill, Pres. B. M. Brun.kill, Cashier ! i ; ' si cos is Williams Robertson Race For Governor Creates Much Inter est; Jennihgs Running Third Several Close Races On The County ticket Requiring Of ficial Count To Determine The Winners Upjuto tha hour ongoing to ptvrts tuerace.for the 'democratic nomination for governor of Ok lahoma Hon between J. B. A. Robertson of Chandler and R.L. Williams of Durant. with Al Jenaing running third. For governor the returns from 429 precincts out of 2565 in the state, give Robertson 8,939: Wil liams, 8,020; Jenninjr, 5.427; West 2.019; Herring 2,076: Dun lwp, 1651. Senator Gore is lending his op ponent, Samuel W. Hayes, over the state nd Congressman Scott Ferris will have a big ma jority over R. L. Glover. For lieutenent governor Duffy, Lafayette, and Sorrells seem to be in the lead. For Secretary of State Askew is having a slight lead over Frans. For attorney general the race still lies among Key, Freelinp, Hill and Caldwell, with probably a full vote necessary to deter mine. E. B. Howard, is leading for state auditor. Alexander is lending McClel land slightly for state treasurer. Gault is a little ahead on the returns in for president of the state hoard of Agriculture with McAlester very close to him. So far Wilson and Allen are riinnlmr"toflrether for State Sii perintendent. For district judge Johnson ran ahead of McElhoes In this coun ty but no information has been received from Cotton, Jefferson, and Stephens counties. For representatives from Co manche and Cotton counties, Hunter and Powell are in the R. J. Ray was nominated for county judge over the present incumbent, tf. N. Whalin. T. B. Orr was renominated for county attorney over W. C. Hen derson. ' Robert MdCalmant leads in the sheriff's race with Hall see ond and Pierce third. Simpson seems to lead Comp ten for court clerk. Sandy W. Gregory and Miss rt.ft.4a. Oitcher are having a hfu Mval for eeunty clerk and at 2:80 this afteraoon Gregory etands 10 ahead. Mrs, Crosby leads, Dickson for l4l rt tC as- F. M. English, Vice-Pres. f cm county superintendent of schools. There is another very close contest for county assessor, and this afternoon Gordon is a little ahead of Roberts. Haynes and Bixby are running even for state central commit teeman. For county commissioners Weaver and Davis are re-nominated with a close race in Law ton between Talmage and Led ford. The returns have been slow in coming in and the official count will have to be made to settle many races. Anniversary Number. The Lawton Daily News and Star put out an anniversary number on Saturday, which is a credit to Lawton and Comanche county. It contains much history of Lawton and the county in gener al, which is very valuable infor mation, and is full of anything and everything which will tend to boost for our county. Wednesday Elgin Markets. Corn 7fi Wnoat 78 OstS on Hog's 8.50 to S.55 Proam 20-l Butter 20 EtfgB 12 rtiirknna 0 uuiknoiiB SpringerS, Up to I IBB r. C The Champion 3 months, The Sum and Substance of being a subscriber to this paper fc that ytu and yoar ianlly become attached to it The, paper becomes' a member pt the family end. Us comma each week will be as welcome a the ar rival of anyone that's dee. It wBI keep yea Informed an Nat Setafa of tka community and the' bargalaa af tka eaerckaate isfaliily.advsneMs' wOl enable jtm ta eev aeer.v time tka coat aftkaaakatriptkm. 2Sm. o flHaH9eBHPHsnHcWI"'''V ' BACK YARD FARMER Wtrestlns Ptinttrt en Ibtmsv kU far the City Mm te . Suburbanite ""- WHAT TO PLANT AND WHEN Atfvlce by an m AHetiluf Matter Peeper Car af the air. an Netee an Horata MM- aummar Wantlnae. By PROP JOHN WILLARD BOLTS. With proper aoll treatment, the average garden will produce a halt aaore than It-now doea. Moat amateur gardenere bare aeltk er the time aor the lacltnatlqn to ae ter the fundamental principle! of gar dening, aa It Involves toe ssuch re search work and the unavoidable atoCy of a lot of unimportant Butter, la or der to gat to the Important facta. Iter thin reason tola eariee of artlelea le designed to preaeat actual ooaeraW facu regarding this 'and allied llaae and they will be presented la avail a way aa to be Immediately auMeeMe to the ereryday problems oTasy el ear readers who may be lnteraataf. The garden plat should be welt drained and It mast not be aheded ta any extent. Draiaaga takes away ear face water rapidly and keepa tka sail water away from the surface, se that the roots con grow deep and tka air can enter the soil and aid In decom posing It All sell la composed af a' mineral, rocky body, usually clay ofj aand, and a varying amount of or ganlc matter, that It, decompostaf plant and aiitaal renin has. The growing plant lives principally on oxygen taken from the air. oud ni trogen, phosphorus nul potAsp., which are taken from the soil. The nitrogen Is produced from the organlo matter In the toll and la liberated by the ac tion of bacteria, which rot this Or (ante matter. These bacteria cannot work unless they get air, hence, the necessity for drainage. The kaate prsaetple hbtda tjaod-Jae iSm Jibee tlon of the potash aad phoapherea, al though fraat action la jaora patent than bacterial action here. The aeoea sary phosphorua and potash are de rived from the mineral element of too soil, and alt throe of thtaa loll food. are sacked up Into the .plant through the roots with the water. This water ta evaporated through the pnta wb and tbVnlant foods are retained and digested lpHbe leaves and stems. Thja digestive process ia carried on In the little1 green cells which give tolor to tho leaves. These cells, called Bhloropbyll dells for short, will work xly with the help of tho sunlight If tbaded too much they lose their color, go Into a decline and the plant dice. Again let us state that a good gar den must bo sunny and well drained, and Bow you know why. Taa next feature la fertility. Al most all soil contains an Immense amount of plant food. Ordinary vlr lia clays, mue'.cs and loams contain enough pot n rh and phosphorua for hundreds of years. Why, then, do such 111 peter oat tnd fall to product ttood crops after a RrblleT Usually becnune the ileinents tnd th bacteria cannot decompose the aoll fart enough to get the plant foods Into tiuch Miape that the plants can tnV.e theac foods up und use them It also may happan that continuous groninc of tho m me crop will poison tho toll as far aa that crop la con cerned. The nJtroijvn gives ont nrst usually. and it Is most easily renewed by ue- mg elspic mauuru. luia win uso avip by releaalui; other elements and la all most garden? ever need The need '' bovcn by low growth' and pale ool- llH Uf.nvy ,ol) glveg 1Rht ton I snd wntar holding capacity, prevents '"'f0 wahlpg and" Introducea vat qlJ3nkrnR of OCTVBocni bacteria. Pbos- p),orUl, s Bt.Cured In the form of bone maul or mineral phosphate and pot in1) comes in various commercial for UUaara. Care of Horses. very good practice to It ta a clip Please pay your ! subscription , nHUBBjlllllBIJiQy Dull Balllllna aiAaiatBLa vaIa IBBnVnVdT bUIIHbI erenwrtjeej repjanp UnnVsTsl --- ARE YOU READY To buy that new rocking chair, dining table, da ven port, or kitchen cabinet? We have in stock only the best grades at the lowest possible prices. Remember that we carry a nice line of .shelf -and heavy hardware, Wagons, and buggies. We Jill treat you right. See Us Vaughn Hardware Co. OF ELGIN Married Men Won. In the bait game Saturday af ternoon betweeen the murried and single men, the married men csrrried off the honors by a score of 14 to 12. In the beginning of the game, the married men surged way a- head ot theJUngleavaadat one time ta aeore was vie Tor tae older boys, but the single men whipped ud a little during tho remainder of the game, and at the beginning of the ninth inn ing the score was tied it being 12. to 12. In the ninth inning, hewever, the married men held the single men down allowing them to make no score, and sflceeeded in bringing two of their own men home, which made the sabre at the end of the game 14 to 12 in favor of the married men. News & 3tar Sold. Col. E. L. Gregory, editor of the Lawton Daily News & Star. has sold his interest in .the paper to Atty. Unas. (J. UJack of Law ton, who took official charge Tuesday.- The new editor is an old news DaDer man and is a democrat, so that the political complexion of the paper will likely be changed, leaving Lawton without any re publican organ. o Wire Tied To Tree. O. H. Putney made rwlrivo a about 15 utiles south of Elgin on Monday, and while there found a telephone wire was tied around the top of a maple tree. The patrons of that line have been having some trouble with tlieir 'phones, and perhaps this had something1 to do with it. Mrs. S. E.Cremer and Mrs.R. C. Clu'cns visited at Apache Tuesday. 11 A Word Jo thl Borrower c IP you are a bor rower of this paper, doa't ycu think It la ait in justice to Hid maa who la laying ior it r no mays ookingfor it at this very moment. Malta it n reu uiftrvlsltorlo your borne. The subscription price is aa heveetnicnt tbut U1 repiiy you well. ' V-i m n t i n m -UMlU UUUU Before You Buy Kicked By Horse. Ray Stone was hurt very se verely, last Wednesday hile driving a horse out of his fath er's lot just north of the hotel. As ho was driving .he horse, somehow he got a little too close to the horse's back feet anyway ha was kiakedaentsai.; and when an examinatkHteeild be made, it was found that sev eral teeth had been knocked out and one otiht bones in his jaw was broken, The horse was roughshod, and it is a wonder rthat he got- off as lucky as he did. Ray is able to be up and a round noW and seems to be get ting along nicely. New Barber. . i Andy Harney, our barber, took sick Wednesday and left for his father's home, east of Elgin in the afternoon. As ho had made no arrange ments for anyone to take his place in the shop, J. H. Harrison opened up Saturday afternoon and began shaving the people in a businesslike manner. Ho is still on the job and any one wanting a first class shave can be satisfied by him. BougKt Auto. A week ago last Saturday O. H. Putney purchased a Ford au to and is sailing around in fine shape now. n Last week we were either thinking too much about the pri mary election, how much people owed us on subscription, how much advertising we ought to have, or perhaps some other cause, for we absolutely and completely forgot to give an ac count of the above item. Picniced. W. W Brunskill, George Cof fin, W. F. Wolcott, and families and J. Fitzgerald left Saturday for a picnic on Cache creek. They found Ralph Murphy and party on their camping ground with over 40 lbs. ot nsn. This crowd with the addition of several others has picniced once a week since hot weather began. OontribMed. i i.o- ' Dates. Celebration of Openimr Day, Lawton. Thursday, Aug. 6. Oklahoma State Fair and Ex position Oklahoma City Sept. 22 to Oct. I. . o CaUMPKW ads pay bait. --.$ fo-1"1 V SI Celebration Begkas Today. . Tbe 18th Grand Aanivdrsary Celebration of the qpfalag be gins today at Lawton and con tinues over ThuradayaadPri day. It is .reported ttatteerc. preparations nave been Made tt entertain the people eariaa tna wrs afjritt raja d tnan hae celebration in thta-HrtiflilnV country. - .,) -Two aeroplanes wlllieikTWj oaiiy, or leeness vmmgm One balloon aaaeaalon will be made each day, and tae Iadkn boys and girls will present "Hi awatha, "the beaetlful Iaeia drama, daily Oh Thursday will oesurtbe, Grand Anniversary Parade, and everthins from decorated wag ons and floats to beautiful aateea. andvmotsrcycies will be seen. Friday, August 7th, is Jfardi Gras Day, the day of frolic and amusements. On that evening, the celebration will dote With a Masquerade Pavement Ball con taining over fifty clowns and fun makers, which .no doubt will be interestisg. County News. The Crvstul Laundry at Law ton fins 'ooen sold to the Seutn- western Cities Electric Co. Forty members of the casta- eerintr Uopartment of the U. 9. Army arc being engaged at surveying- the whole of the Ft. Silt Military Reservation. The sitisens of the town ef Cache will attend the celebration in delegation form.' Motion pictures will be taken '. of th entire celebration at Law- ton this week. , A c"lott)d women was ilnedftl in Lawton Munduy for operating1 a hop joint. A fire was started in some hay in the School of File stables at Ft. Sill Monday afternoon, but tho Ft. Si'l fire boys aoon had it under control. All te banks at Lawton nie being cloned nt noon durinE tho celebration. The little daughter of Mr. arid . Mrs. Jim Mnhoney of Lnwton was injured in a inaway Mon day night. Duit Slomi. About 5 i'clock Sunday after noon a lurgo windstorm came from the northwest, which 'car ried with it so much cahtl and dui't tl.utt a, person o4lil hardly ho satn forty foot away., This cortinuort tor a- ho Alur ty, minutes t s asjsXut ot' v tr. . A im -: i uusrnnnnnBjBnnji fy i'i " i s. lit 'n $z. V Ytf j.v. M &:i V ''r' "" . : ii (Va $ V -, 3 VU o t .t H&k .ti '. , i f e3r 4" A k ,. , t, j h T T-- .'j 1 J" ... WW !- c. .twayi 23W.