May 28, 1875
Star Lights (locals)
Business is good.
Buenos tardes, cabelleros.
Wheat is about ready to cut.
All quiet on the Sill frontier.
We are not yet able to sit up, and are writing while lying on our bed.
Plenty of new goods at every store in town.
The Star comes sparkling again to its readers.
Rev. R. J. Hogue preached here last Sunday.
Rev. J. Y. Brice will preach here next Sunday.
The counterfeiter, McCartney, has again skipped out.
The huge ox trains are keeping the Depot clear of freight.
Here’s our hand to every friend and a bold front to every foe.
The summer resorts will soon be crowded by fashion’s votaries.
We stand upon our “native heath” and “Richard is himself again.”
Gen. John C. Brockenridge died at Lexington, Ky on the 17th inst.
The doctors at Atoka complain of the extreme health of their town.
What a pity but lager-beer saloons could take the place of ginger shops.
It is said the bridge at Colbert’s Ferry will be completed in six weeks.
The Black Hills are still the objective point of thousands of adventurers.
Joe Fenlon got back last week from Ft. Smith and stared immediately for Sill.
We learn the merchants have nearly all quit dealing in the Chickasaw annuity.
Large Stock of New Goods, just received by Maxwell, Morris and Fox.
We had no spring this season. Summer followed close on the heels of winter.
Dr. O. E. Snyder, Dental Surgeon, called in and patronized the Star this week.
The people in Kansas are greatly excited about the crop of young grasshoppers.
The first week in June, Gen. Phil Sheriden hitches on to the daughter of Gen. Rucker.
We gladly place the Baptist Battle Flag, published at Lagrange, Mo. on our exchange list.
Wiley Stewart says they will be ready to burn their first brick kiln about the middle of June.
Rain in suficinet quantities to satisfy the droughiest farmers have prevailed during the last week.
We heard that John Rennie, of Tishomingo, was in town last week but he did not call to see us.
Go to U.M. Cooper for pictures. He has good light and insures satisfaction.
The Globe and Democrat, of St. Lousy, have been consolidated and the title is now the Globe-Democrat.
Mr. W.L. Byrd has opened a store at Stonewall. He intends keeping up his establishment at Doaksville.
For sale or trade, two Superior Mowers, two Sulky Rakes, one Hay Press. Enquire, Maxwell, Morris, & Fox.
After a lapse of two or three weeks, the Parsons Sun comes to us greatly improved in its general appearance.
Remember the Blue Cross is to notify you of the expiration of your subscription and a gentle reminder to renew.
Nothing definite yet in regard to the Chickasaw payment. At last account Secretary Delano had not sold the bonds.
There is so much rain falling at the present time that fears or rust making its appearance in wheat are entertained by some.