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From the Waurika News-Democrat published in
Waurika, Jefferson County, Oklahoma.
Friday, September 25, 1914
Standing of Candidates
Subscription contest candidates:
From District No. 1 Waurika: RHODIE LARSON, ALTA
MOORE, RUBY HOBBS, LILLIE MAE NALL, THELMA
CARGILL, JEWELL MEGGINSON, MYRTLE ALLEN, MAE
WOOLDRIDGE, BONNIE BURCH, HAZEL CUTLER, ILA
JONES, IVA L. PLESS, VERA HARDY, MRS. ANNIE
From District No. 2:
From Addington: BERTIE SOUTHWARD, DELIA DIMERY,
NETTIE GOLDEN, NETTIE HUFFER, ETHEL BOONE
Waurika Route 1: HAZEL RAUSENBERGER, DELLA
ALSABROOK, FANNIE STOVALL, LUCILE CRUTCHER
Waurika Route 2: LORENE DOGGETT
Waurika Route 3: MINNIE BRANTLEY, LENA
FITZGERALD, IVA QUICKLE, MATTIE JONES, MAGGIE
WELCH, VERA SCOTT, REBECCA FLOYD, VASHTI ROWE
EULA MAE BRANTLEY from Terral
LENA CANODE from Sugden
VERA SMITH from Ryan
KATE HEENAN from Ryan
MAMIE KEELE from Waurika
Without addresses: EUAL TINDELL, VERA REYNOLDS, LULA BENNETT, KITTIE SHORT
County Court in October
Jury list: J. P. PEARSON, J. T. NESMITH, S. C.
STEWART, J. P. BOURLAND, S. E. PRINCE, J. C.
DALE, W. J. STOWE, A. J. BEAVER, J. F. BOST, W.
J. BYRNE, WILSON HOWARD, TOM SMOOTE, W. A.
MUSGRAVES, J. H. PACE, G. M. BENTON, O. B. NEVE,
W. A BELL, T. COLSTON, A. M. MARSHALL, I. J.
ATEN, JOHN RICHIE/RITCHIE, R. L. JONES
Farmers Hold Cotton Meeting
About two dozen farmers and a few business men
met at the courthouse Monday in response to a
call made at a previous meeting. J. E. BETTERTON
presidedÄ¶need for better prices, get northern
and eastern capitalists to invest in the county
cotton, high price on cotton seed but low price
on cotton but cotton products costs soaring..
WADE ATKINS Jr. of Waurika and MISS LALLA LEACH
of Comanche were united in marriage at Duncan
Thursday of last week, departing shortly after
the wedding for Ramsdell, Texas where they expect
to reside. ÄòLittle WadeÄô is well known in
Waurika and has many friends who congratulate him
for the prize he has won.
FELAND MEADOWS arrived last week from Douglas,
Arizona and will spend a few days looking after
his fatherÄôs drug store. He is on his way to
Galveston, Texas to attend medical school.
Shipment of Fish
A shipment of black bass was received Thursday
from the government fish hatchery at Washington.
They were consigned to attorney GUY GREEN and ED
STEWART of this city and came after more a
yearÄôs solicitation from the proper
authorities. Part of them were placed in Beaver
Creek and part of them in StewartÄôs lake
northeast of town.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. BREWER departed Tuesday
morning for Dallas to visit a couple of weeks
then proceed to Galveston to join their son J. A.
and spend the winter. Mr. Brewer will join his
son in general contract work.
W. F. CARTER was a Ryan visitor Sunday.
Field Clerk ELDON LOWE of Chickasha was in town
Monday and held the September Indian land sale.
A New Hand Car
Ä¶ P. W. DENNEY has made a hand car and sled of
his new Saxon. DenneyÄôs yard gate is a little
narrow (or looks that way) and profiting by DR.
ASHINHURSTÄôs smash-up when his car was new,
Denney does not intend for his car to run around
town with a bum nose, consequently he carefully
pushes it in and out of the gate. The Saxon is a
good car though as Denney has already put it to a
test with the brakes on. A little hard on the
engine, but if the wheels wonÄôt turn, theyÄôll
J. S. PRICE came in from Jack County, Texas and
reported anthrax and charbon killing many cattle
and horses there.
JOHN EVANS reports that the president of the hay
balers association has ordered a strike and his
crew failed to show up Monday morning.
MISSES MINNIE SUITOR and MATTIE JONES of Duncan
were in town Monday looking after boarding
facilities for the school term.
J. L. GIBSON went to Dallas then to east Texas,
returning with MRS. GIBSON and children who spent
the summer with folks there.
MR. WALTON got one of his fingers mashed off while baling hay.
B. J. HENSLEY dropped in last week and shook hands with his friends.
Friday night MISSES BESSIE and CATHERINE HARTZOG,
MARIE LONOTTE, VIDA POOLE and LEO GREEN surprised
NETTIE HUFFER by bringing in several big melons
and they had a big time.
Among the sick; MRS. PENNINGTON, MRS. J. P. HARBISON, MR. LANCASTER.
LESS MCKINNEY of Mill Creek, formerly a fixture
of this town, spent Saturday with UNCLE BILLY
UNCLE JAKE WAYMIRE, who has been gone from here
for several years, is back again for awhile.
BENSON SMITH, an old timer here, will leave
Monday for northwest Texas to live on FRANK
LINDSEYÄôs cattle ranch.
T. B. JONES and MISS KING of Madden Grove Baptist
Church attended the association at Grady this
The cotton market is out of joint and with nobody
with money to pay cotton pickers leaves everybody
on the bum. Boll worms have been playing havoc
over on Mud Creek.
Crops are good in Asphaltum vicinity. Several
bales of cotton and a good many bushels of peas
have been gathered.
M. P. DONON and RAY WILLIAMS and MISSES KATE
STALLINGS and LIZZIE FORSYTHE attended church at
MISS BESSIE MCCOY, who has been a pleasant
visitor here, left Saturday to visit two weeks
with her sister, MRS. ERNEST ROWE at Cornish.
MRS. M. SELLERS, accompanied by her son and
daughter, spent Saturday and Sunday in Loco.
MRS. W. E. BOLES and children spent Sunday with MRS. J. P. STALLINGS.
JOHN BRADSHAW and J. W. SHELBY and their families
of Loco spent Sunday with C. M. HIGHTOWER.
MISS CORA GILLILAND who has been crippled with a
sprained ankle is able to be out again.
V. A REYNOLDS made a business trip to Cornish.
MISS HELEN KAISER of Hastings took dinner with MRS. HIGHTOWER Monday.
MARVIN NOLEN and ED TAYLOR attend prayer meeting at Prairie Chapel.
MRS. J. P. STALLINGS entertained the young people
Friday and served ice cream and cake.
PERCE NEWTON, cashier of the Loco State Bank,
spent Sunday at the Stallings home.
MRS. C. M. HIGHTOWER and two of her children,
accompanied by Mr. StallingsÄô mother, left for
GEORGE PARKS and family visited his parents near Claypool.
The oil well in section 32 will soon be down to 2000 feet.
The well at Asphaltum caved in and the rig was
moved 20 feet away and they are now 150 feet down
on the new well.
L. C. HOLLINGSWORTH visited Mr. and Mrs. OGLETREE last Thursday.
IRVIN BRANTLEY and wife of Ryan are visiting his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. H. BRANTLEY.
MISS NONA CARITHERS spent Sunday with MISS JESSIE WAKTINS.
WILL LINCOLN made a business trip to Lawton.
The singing given at the home of A. L. TOTTY Sunday was well attended.
MRS. T. H. B. WOODSON who has been visiting in
New Mexico, Iowa, and Kansas returned home.
LEO CHRISHOLM/CHISHOLM is baling hay north of Addington.
MRS. W. H. CASSIDY/CASSADY spent Sunday with M. E. BRANDON.
SAM FERRIS made a business trip to Waurika.
MR. ZENDNER and MR. FITZGERLD each lost a fine horse.
MISS NELLIE RIDDELS living near Comanche is visiting here.
CHARLES FULTON visited ROY CASSADY.
Among the sick: C. B HAWPE, MRS. ED GARRISON, and the CRANE baby.
MISSES ETHEL BROWN, MAGGIE FITZGERALD, SALLIE
CARITHERS, and ADELLA CASSADY spent Sunday with
A. L. TOTTY.
MRS. LEE WATKINS spent Sunday with MRS. G. W. BROWN.
MRS. J. R JAMES was shopping in Waurika.
MRS. M. G. GASS of near Waurika attended church at S. D. A. Saturday.
MISS LELAH ZENDER of Wichita, Kansas is visiting home folks.
TOM BAXTER spent Sunday with DEWARD HAWPE.
Trenches are being dug and material placed on the
ground for a brick addition to the Broadway
Hotel, owned by J. W. OGLE and leased by J. M.
HUDLOW. The new addition will be 18 feet wide,
when completed the building will be 50 x 50 feet.
J. F. WAYMIRE has the brick contract and W. H.
DANIELS of Anadarko will have charge of the frame
and woodwork. Of course, it is needless to say
that W. H. DIVERS will do the interior painting
Some Good Peaches
HOWARD KENNEDY, living southwest of town near Red
River, possibly has the honor of raising the
largest peaches in Jefferson County this year.
A. O. MEADORS near Claypool dropped in and subscribed to the newspaper.
R. L. GIBSON of Sugden was here on business.
MISS VERA SMITH returned from Ryan and visited MISS WILLIE RICHARDS.
MRS. M. E. GIBBINS and daughter MISS FRANCES of
Lawton arrived to visit their son and brother, W.
DR. L. B. SUTHERLAND of Ringling was here.
CHARLES STEWART of Duncan spent Sunday here with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. POLK STEWART.
MISS SYLVIA QUICKLE of Lawton came down last week
to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. QUICKLE.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. PETERS were visitors from Sugden.
L. D. MAJOR was here from Ryan.
JOHN DEAN and GRADY EPPERSON were visiting from Ryan.
LLOYD MOORE returned from a visit at Memphis, Tennessee.
E. W. MILLER was here from Ryan.
Mr. and Mrs. B. V. CUMMINS were over from Wewoka.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. COSTEN returned from a trip to California.
H. W. LENINGER was here from Lawton visiting his
daughter MRS. D. D. SESSIONS and looking after
DR. WYLIE of Pilot Point, Texas arrived to visit
his son REV. E. H. WYLIE who has been sick for
GILBERT COCHRAN arrived from Chattanooga and will
visit his parents Mr. and Mrs. DAVE COCHRAN.
Two pleasant front furnished rooms for rent.
Above BOSZHARDTÄôs store. Inquire of MRS. FRED
W. T. TYSON, ED BREEDLOVE, and TOM JONES of Ryan
passed through en route to Duncan. They were
joined here by BEN YOUNG who went with them to
P. P. SEWELL of the Ryan neighborhood was here
attending the big cotton meeting and subscribed
for another year.
MISS HATTIE NEWTON of Ochiltree, Texas passed
through Waurika en route to Ringling to be at the
bedside of her brother RAY who has been with
typhoid fever for three weeks.
CHARLES GARNER of Denison, Texas is visiting his
sister, MRS. J. P. MORGAN. Mr. Garner is an
experienced grocer man and is assisting RAY
Brothers during the absence of ERNEST and ANDREW
RAY who are buying cotton.
MRS. R. E. MCMANN and three children of Seattle,
Washington, who spent some time here visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. L. DURHAM, departed for
Fort Worth, Cleburne, and Gainesville, Texas to
visit other relatives before returning to Seattle.
J. R. EPPERSON of Ryan attended the cotton meeting here.
JOHN LEWIS and OSCAR CONLEY of Sugden were among
those who attended the cotton meeting here.
THOMAS GREEN returned last week from Buckhanon,
West Virginia where he visited relatives and has
resumed his position as day baggage man at the
MISSES BERTIE SOUTHWARD, NETTIE HUFFER and VIDA
POOL and ALEX SOUTHWARD and MARVIN HUFFER motored
down from Addington and attended the show at the
Empress Theatre Tuesday night.
Saturday will be a big day in Waurika. The Yankee
Robinson circus will be here and to make the day
all the more interesting TURNAGE has decided to
make a great sacrifice on groceries. See him for
Mr. and Mrs. P. H. STEELE, who have been in
Eureka Springs, Arkansas for some time in the
interests of his health, have returned to their
home in Addington and they have ordered the
News-Democrat so changed. Mr. Steele is much
better and we are glad to not that he can get
about without the aid of crutches.
DON WALKER is the recipient of a handsome gold
signet ring presented to him by GAIL DURHAM and
COOPER B. SARGENT. The ring was offered early in
the season to the ball player making the best all
around average and it was decided that the honors
rightfully belonged to MR. WALKER and the ring
was so awarded.
L. O. SMITH of Ryan was here Monday.
FLOYD MILLER and his sister MISS JEWEL of Loco
spent a few days in Waurika visiting their
brother C. W. MILLER of the First State Bank,
returning to their home Monday.
County Attorney CLIFT has purchased the old C. R.
CONKLIN residence in Waurika Heights and moved it
to his lots in HARPERÄôs Addition, just east of
the railroad. He is having it remodeled and as
soon as the work is completed, will occupy same.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. QUICKLE are the proud parents
of a 10 pound boy born Sunday morning. They have
seven boys and two girls living, and if pride
counts for anything, A. E. will make the
remainder of the family step around and give the
new youngster full sway.