New State Notes - August, 1907
August 10, 1907, Saturday... "The Daily Oklahoman" reported on page , "New State notes" --
"It is reported that the Watonga plaster mills are gradually supplanting their force of workmen with negroes.
The Indian women are discarding the practice of carrying their babies strapped to their backs. Up to date baby buggies have been substituted.
A Durant man has raised a lemon five times the size of the ordinary product. It should be purchased by public subscription and sent to Mr. Frantz.
The Roger Mills Democrat has been purchased by Judge C. S. Gilkerson and John Winn, and can be depended upon to make a fine showing during the campaign.
Beaver City, one of the most hoary (sic) of the New State cities, having attained the quarter century mark, never had a circus until last week. The tent poles had to be lifted to accommodate the crowd.
Gus Helman dangerously wounded and all of the teams of a threshing outfit running away was a scene that followed the explosion of a threshing machine boiler last Thursday on the farm of Henry Darr, six miles north of Alva."
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