The Skiatook News from Skiatook, Oklahoma on June 6, 1912 · 5
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The Skiatook News from Skiatook, Oklahoma · 5

Skiatook, Oklahoma
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Thursday, June 6, 1912
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NEW FURNITURE We have just received a carload of new furniture. Will you call and inspect our immense stock? We will make you some close prices. C. F. ROGERS Hardware, Furniture and Undertaking SQUARE DEALING POPULAR PRICES Phone or Send Your Orders to The Skiatook Mercantile Company DRY GOODS, GROCERIES, MEATS, HATS AND SHOES. We Deliver to the Oil Field Three Times Every Week. PROMPT DELIVERY F. R. FLEMING. Prop. Midland Valley Time Table. NORTHBOUND No. 1 Passenger ar. 12:1:3 p. m. No. 5 Passenger ar. 8:05 p. m. Local ar .'3:00 d. m. SOUTHBOUND To. 2 Passenger ar. M:? p. m. No. 6 Passenger ar. 7:10 a, in. Local ar. 10:00 a.m. C. B. Matlock and wife spent hist Friday in Tulsa. Misses Bertie and Beulah Francis went to Pawhuska Sunday lor a short visit. L. E. Thrasher has bought a half interest in the Skiatook tel- phone svstem from E. M. Fris-ly. EL C. Sivey, T. F. McVay, H. C Merryman and John Partain went to Tulsa Sunday in the Sivey automobile. J. A. Corray, now of Tulsa, bttt who used to be with the real estate lirm of Corray & Lucas here, was up Sunday visiting with friends. Miss Ocie Willett. of Keystone, has accepted a position as piano ) layer at the Lyric and came up from Keystone last Saturday evening to take up her new position. Fred Mackey, manager of the Skiatook telephone system, went to Claromore last Saturday and returned to Skiatook Sunday veiling accompanied by his wife who had been there. Mrs. Wrm. Compton called Monday and advanced her subscription to the News for another year. C. W. Holcomb returned home last Friday from Milwaukee where he had been learning how to manipulate the International engine. A card from Wm. C. (ilas-mann, who moved from Skiatook to Los Angeles a few months ago, says he intends to return to Skiatook the latter part of this summer. Our full line of men's and boys' hats are offered at reduced prices in order to close out the entire line. Don't fail to investigate before buying elsewhere. The Skiatook Mercantile Company. F. R. Fleming, Prop. .Mrs. A. B. Park and two children went to Pawhuska Sunday to attend the commencement exercises of the Osage Boarding School. They returned home Tuesday accompanied by Miss Leona Yeargain who will spend the summer here. The storm cellar business has picked up considerably since the storm. There are about a dozen '"fraid holes" being built now and that many more will soon be under construction. The people here have learned that about the safest possible place is a good storm cave, and especially so during a storm. .Question of Grades. We give better lumber at the same price or equal grades at a lower price. Galvanized iron in either flat or corrugated sheets. 3 3 1 I R. W. Long L'br Co. 1 C. W. STRATFORD, Manager. 3 S Dewey Portland Cement. Dutch Boy Lead. For Sale: Six-acre tract 4 mile west of depot. A bargain. See L. C. Shkrrikf. J. I). Main was a business visitor at the county seat last Friday. Miss Leta Mosley, of Arkadel-phia, Arkansas, is the new telephone girl. J. F. Howell made a business trip to Bartlesville Monday via Collinsville. Miss Mae Donohue went to Tulsa last Friday where she will attend the county normal this month. T. F. McVay has been working terribly hard the last week building a cyclone cellar on his property. Misses Zella Plumlee and Lucy Souders went to Pawhuska last Sunday to attend the commencement exercises of the Pawhuska schools. G. C. Morrison and granddaughter Lucille Morrison, came in from Wetumka last Friday evening for a short visit with friends. G. O. Krause who attracted the attention of people in Skiatook a short time ago by his huge size is now with the Patterson shows touring the United States. Reuben Dye was in Collinsville Monday soliciting funds for the storm sufferers. And Collinsville certainly showed her generosity by helping out about $75; for which they have the sincere thanks of our people. The sufferers are all being well taken care of, thanks to those who have made donations to the relief fund. The Skiatook and Collinsville baseball teams crossed bats on the Skiatook diamond last Sunday and played a hot game. The game ended rather badly for our boys as the score was 11 to 7 in favor of Collinsville. This is easily accounted for as our boys had only one week's practice before the game. The return game will be played at Collinsville in the near future. John Nelson and son-in-law. Ludvig Jacobson, arrived Sunday from Thompson, Iowa, to take charge of the little Olson children whose parents were killed in the storm last week. Mr. Nelson is the deceased woman's father and Mr. Jacoson is her brother-in-law. Mr. Jacob-son tells us that as soon as arrangements can be made they will return to Iowa with the childr i. The Barnsdall Oil company certainly has a fine well on lot :312. IiOst creek district. The well flowed 000 barrels the first 7 hours, which means it is good for about BOO barrels daily production. The gel ting of good wells in that district means that the land in the Osage west of Skiatook will all be drilled as soon as possible. This bonanza is about fourteen miles northwest of Skiatook. Jonathan Carr tells us that all the watermelons he raises this year will be used by his own family. John has been one of the "old standbys" in watermelon raising for the past several years but is taking a rest this year and informs us that Tice Free will handle the bus'n?ss this season. We hate to see Mr. Carr give up this industry as the News force has enjoyed many a long, juicy slice of his watermelon. Thus far we have not located any good patches but understand there will be a goodly amount of melons on the market when the time comes. Fresh Goods Full Weights This is a combination that will stand the test anywhere you put it. And our customers all agree with us or they wouldn't be so satisfied with the way we treat them. If you don't trade here you should come in and see how much value we give you for your money. Our groceries are the freshest in town, and our line of fresh and cured meats can't be beat. Cash Meat Market SMYTH & BRODIE, Props. 3 3 Lowest Prices Prompt Delivery Mr. and Mrs. Harry Renchler went to Tulsa Monday. We write tire and accident insurance in the best companies. Friddle & Raveil Wanted, to trade merchandise for a horse suitable for delivery wagon. Skiatook Mercantile Company. Lost: 10 size gold tilled watch with Elgin movement last Friday evening. Finder please return to Ceorge Bynum. M. W. Friddle and Ceo. B. Spangler were in Pawhuska Tuesday obtaining relief funds for the storm sufferers. Mrs. Mary J. Stockton arrived the first of this week from (iroes-beck, Texas, for a short visit with her son, M. L. Stockton, who works in the First National Bank. A baby boy arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Hannon Tuesday morning. In all probability the young man will be helping his father in the NEWS office in a short time. Around Lost creek the best oil wells in this part of the country are being drilled in. One well made 1020 barrels the first day, or SO barrels an hour. We understand the Barnsdall people have all this land leased, and it is certainly proving its worth, too. Margaret Kernodle went to Tulsa Sunday to attend the 1 county normal. Eros Hannon was up from Tulsa Wednesday visiting with relatives and friends. Do You want to buy some good dwelling houses or dwelling or business lots at right prices? See C. E. Tyler. W. D. Fuller was here from (irove. Oklahoma, the first of this week looking after business matters and visiting with friends. The lumber men here say that business in their line has been the best the past two weeks that it has been for several years. The greater part of this lumber goes into the oil field. The pipe for the waterworks system is being distributed over town this week, and the ditching gang will start work right away. The power house is being built a short distance south of the re-sorvoir, and the engines and pumps will soon be here to occupy the house. The tank will be located on the commercial club lots just south of the Maine hotel, and material for the foundation is on the ground. The final arrangements have all been made and the work on all the different departments is being pushed as rapidly as possible. ST ALIKE lb Those WthMoncy In The BANK Copiribt bf C. E. Z mr trsrMi Co.No. 23 The days of the month will present no terror to those who, with sufficient foresight, have started a bank account. For regardless of the day when an obligation falls due, they may meet it with equanimity, so the morrow is always a day of joy. Oklahoma Banking Company YOUR DEPOSITS ARE GUARANTEED

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