Custer City Okla
CUSTER CITH CENTER TRADE OF RICH VALLEY FLOWS TO THIS OKLAHOMA T0WM Wealth of . Opportunities Here- Here- for - Merenaata and Mannfactnrere of . ; All Klada. , s- s- Special Correspondence. . CUSTER CITY. Ok Aug. 29. 1905." Because Because this thrifty little town Is located in almost the exact geographical center of. Custer county and because It ia rapidly falling- falling- falling- heir to all of the country trade In the great fertile valley which Ilea between the Canadian river ,on the north and the Washita river on the south, your correspondent correspondent today' sought out Mr. J. D. Chal-fant, Chal-fant, Chal-fant, president of a hustling organization Jtnown as the Custer City Commercial club. "How many towns contribute to the trade of Custer City?" I asked. : "Fifteen inland towns to the north and west of Custer City lie within a radius of fifty miles." replied Mr. Chalfant. "They are located on good roads which center of this point, and for that reason Custer City actually could not stop growing if it tried. It would be a physical Impossibility. ' Transportation ! Excellent. "We are located on the St. Louis & San-Francisco San-Francisco San-Francisco railroad, which the world knows as the Frisco, and another big railroad is now building through here, which will be In operation by Jan. 1. 1906. There Is no railroad to- to- the west of us at the present time, and the lay of the country is such that "there will be none for several years. . . ' . "More than 5,000 people a month are pouring pouring Into this Southwest country from every quarter of the United States, and more wonderful wonderful than the story of Their ventures and successes is the story of the opportunities that are being passed over by them In their eager rush for prosperity. Thus are reaped fortunes from the great .chances which were neglected or overlooked by the first eomertr" " : ,'. AC Wealth or topport oaUleaT-"Custer oaUleaT-"Custer oaUleaT-"Custer City !$ full of such opportunities' - as these!" A a location for wholesale and Jobbing,, houses and retail establishments this city presents such at-chance at-chance at-chance as was' rarely, if ever, equaled. It Is a fact not to be overlooked that the influx of population has created more and better opportunities than existed In our earlier days. - "For example, thousands or farmers have come Into Custer county and the territory tributary to Custer City In the last two years. More farmers mean a need for more blacksmiths, more merchants, more saddlers, saddlers, more tailors, more bakers, and more, manufacturers. ; And the need is a crying one. '- '- . -. -. - Demand for Bnalness Enterprises. -. -. "Prosperity begets prosperity, and the needs of Custer City and the territory tributary to this town have been widening and multiplying until today there Is not only room for, but an absolute demand for. business enterprises and manufacturers to -meet -meet the requirements of the growing country country and town trade." Mr. Chalfant, or the organization of which he is the head, has been able to assist in the locating of many retail commercial booses at Custer City recently. The town waa a village less than a year ago. It will be a hustling, big city in twelve months' time.