McCurtain Gazette. (Idabel, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 35, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 21, 1917 Page: 1 of 4
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crime. He was turned over to
to Muskogee Wednesday where
he will be used as a witness in a
liquor case, after which Loman
will be brought here for his pre-
Both Loman and Todihka are
Indians and particulars of the
cause of the trouble could not be
learned.—Broken Bow News.
BY HEALTH OFFICER
And City Corned to Remain for Two Weeks
or Until Danger of Contagion is Past.
SS'S M ~
!SLS“_P"blic school., picture .’nd'J’L’i6TZH.
Case Consumed Only About a Day and a Hi
of the Court's Time.
Ed G. Stuart, aged 3ffdied at
his home in Columbus, Arkansas,
baturday morning, after several
days illness with appendicitis.
He was a native of Columbus
and had lived there all his life.
He is survived by his wife and
four children, his father, Dr. .J.
L. Stuart, who has resided in
Columbus since Arkansas was a
territory, and six sisters, Mrs.
Norman A. Beller and Mrs. Veda
Walker of Little Rock: Mrs. Nan-
nie White of Jonesboro; Mrs
George Park of Hope; Mrs. J. M.
Johnson and Mrs. H. H. Orton
The funeral services were held
at the Stuart cemetery at Colum-
bus Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Stuart is p daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Post of this
city. They left Saturday for
L,olumbus to attend the funeral.
The entire citizenship sym-J
The Coleman murder case be-
gan Monday morning and was
closed during the day with the
exception of closing argument
of County Attorney Gore Tuesday
morning. The case was possibly
the shortest murder trial ever
tried in our court. There were
onlv three witnesses put on for
the state and very few for the
defense. The jury returned •
verdict Tuesday after three hours
deliberation of “not guilty.”
Burrell Stiff, sen of Henry
btiff of Lukfata, died Saturday
after a short illness with meas-
els and pneumonia and was
buried Sunday at Holly Creek
cemetery. Mr. Stiff was about
22 or 23 years old and was said
to be a good, quiet boy.
DUmiLUOHIUKUM nibfll l^thee'dest child of the late
I Lew'*, who was a
-- gallant Confederate soldier and
Discovered at Back of isP He was bo™M™21 '"lffcg
Building Near Bath Room aad first started out in life as a
______ : printer. Later he went to work
■* Of rat is ™|M8?s&*52raS
-- y*ar3\ was m®Hager of the
But hSupporedb. Work „f| to to."ft
N W. Biunpass and Miss Lil-
lie Powell were married Satur-
day in the office of Esq. Pete
Williams in this city. Mr. Bum
Pas® iWLas a ^ormer citizen of
idabel but now on the farm near
thfs city. He is a good hard
working man and the Gazette
extends best wishes.
children iiTth*1' ^rS ^tjUar* and NOTICE. Monday evening.
—*■—*r great i088, j Owing to the fact of the ap- -----
M Of MI1S. MAH MAMS JOUY MATRON CLUB
JiSS t0 the offlK ot T™" S-j
lard, two miles eant nf I will sav to tho nnkii. r L___e«*.,y Matron Club at
of Contents Consumed.
In the Mountains Near Glover j
Monday Night and Took
Him to Hugo Tuesday.
on cotton. He was considered
one of the most prominent cotton
men in North Texas. ___________ itt _______
He was married twice and is Friday morning, February 16^’’ have served you the "past’two
survived by his second wife, who at the age of 70 years. years to the best of my ability
was Miss Mabel Johnson of Hon- Mrs. Pittman was born near and I feel that I am better quali-
fy Lrove, and a son. Raleigh, by I Macon. Ga., August 25th, 1846. fied to serve you for the next
nis ftrst wife, a som Harry, and Iand with her father and family two years from the fact that I
moved to Basia Parish. Louis- i have the necessary experience to
iana, where she was raised. 9he: Qualify me for the position.
married William H. Ballard in TL ...... '
1865. To this union nine chil-
dren were born. She was left a
widow in 1880. Inl886shemar „ ______ _____„„
f|ad B. F. Pittmau. who died in enlorcementand for theadvance-
1897- I ment and progress of Idabel.
She was converted at the age Thanking you for your liberal
of sixteen and united with the support in the last campaign, and
Baptist church and .remained a relieving that we should adhere to
her home Friday afternoon, Feb-
ruary IS. The decorations were
pink and white carnations (club
Forty-two was played for
amusement. A delightful salad
course was served to the club
members also Mrs. J. W. Garri-
* i S?n of Missouri. Mrs Wright of
th1ffa*iE0rt TT&wsori and Mesdames
S6"* L°,ftln-Dean, Joplin, Arm-
strong, Graydon. Lenoir. Isbell,
James, Scott, Etheredge and An-
Officers H. F. Stiff and R. L. Fallis
captured Clifford Wells Monday even-
ing in Glover mountains and deliverad
him to the officers at Hugo, where he
is wanted for stealing horses.
Some few weeks ago Wells made a
dash for liberty while the officers were
entering the jail at Hugo, and several
shots were fired at him but he only
“picked up speed'’ and made good hie
* mule stolen in Arkansas by Wells
nearly all the contents. The fire
was discovered in the bath room
at the rear of the building. One
or two neighbors say from the
best they could tell the building M ~..MVCU. a„u
was burning from the outside i ?JarS;aret< by his second wife,
and spread very rapidly. When o a 80 *£aves three sisters, Mrs.
Mr. Branch discovered the fire tv ^ * iFor<^ Detroit, Mrs.
he opened the door leading to the 5, •Hugro' 0kla ’ and Mrs- A-
rear and saw the house was so HmVat'mer °‘ Idabel, Okla.
full of smoke he could not go , Thei funeral will be held at 10
back and hastened to remove ?.‘c ,thl3 morning at the fam-
what he could from the front 1 y residence on Lanrtftr avenue,
rooms. The building was owned conducted by Rev. W. B. Ken-
by Ira Rone and was partially in- n! a8s,®tajJ by Rev. Tom J.
AUreci. The contents were in- Beckham^luesday'a. Paris
sured, but not enough Uexas) News.
has been located west of Broken Bow.
For the last twentv years she
made her home with her son.
tion, and promise, if elected,
ever serve you to the best of n
I am yours to serve,
A. R. Mitchell.
WIFE HAVE PURCHASED THE W.
ff F• Slaughter Jewelry Store at a
sacrifice and are going to sell,
until the 10th of March, at a wonderful
Mrs. Latimer, who attended
the funeral of her brother, has
the sympathy of a large circle of
friends in this city in her treat
B. P• tewis, a well known res-
ident of Paris, for many years
engaged in the cotton business,
died suddenly and unexpectedly
at 8:35 o’clock Sunday night at
his home at No. 235 Lamar Ave-
nue. He had been complaining
of the muscles of his legs hurt-
ing him for two or three days
and when he went to dinner Sat-
urday he did not return in the
afternoon to his office. His
physician advised him to stay off
his feet a few days. He sat
around home all day Sunday
reading papers and magazines.
When he retired at 8:30 o’clock
his wife gave him a dose of med-
icine prescribed by the physician
and almost as soon as he had
drank it and handed the glass
back to her he lay down and ex-
pired, death having been due to
community goes out to the “S3 nlTjtS* hBarre “died Saturday
stricken jtojjr. j r’tSf
IM Ml ■HMBMlSSiS.'t.'lltASl;
David C. Whiteman, aged 79 abont two years and was stricken with
years 5 months and 27 days, and1 p.ara y8,s three wet*8 *®°- The *“"««•-
a pioneer citizen of Oklahoma . Tvl^were held Sundayafternoon
and Texas, died at his home in at.Gamn by Rev- Robt- Merry, of that
this ciiy early Wednesday morn-i CU«' R . i
ing. He was a native of Il'inois- * *7 B tt '* surTITed by one child,
and came south with his parents! and mother’ Mr and Mrs- J H-
in 1860. their train consisting of *iorr'“"> of Woodvilie, okia., and a
forty of fiftv wagons, and lo bost of fnends relatives to mourn
cated in Red River County Tex 1 her death- She Wa8 27 years of age
He grew to manhood' near *?d bet,n a member of th* Baptist
Clarksville, Texas, where he was church about tbree -vears was a
married at the age of thirty to good christian ,ad>- Her husband.
Miss Mary Farley, and their John Barrett> d*ed- about ir. months;
union was blessed with six sons 8K° and was buried at Garvi|i. He
and one danghter. All but one waaabrotherof Attorney G. m. Bar-
son, Dolphus, who died February re“°'thia city-
2nd, survive him. He came to The Gazette joins the many friends
Come in and let us show you
wnat we can save you on Watches,
Clocks, Jewelry and Cut Glass.
LEONARD & ALLEN,
Jewelers and Opticians
May, aged 4 years and 4 months
died, and at 8:35 Ophelia, aged
19 months passed away. They
were buried Tuesday afternoon.
In the same room is another
child who is quite sick, and in
an adjoining room Mrs. Henry
Morgan and her two children are
Mr. and Mrs. Young came to
are going to offer you for two days
Fire, Life, Tornado
only, Friday and Saturday,
Men’s $5.00Shoes for $3.98
Men’s 4.50 Shoes for 3.48
Men’s 3.50 Shoes for 2.78
Men's 3.00 Shoes for 2.48-
20c Tissue Ginghams for 14c
11 I-2c Lawn for 10c
Our Policy Your Protection'
Oar Bond Yonr Security
good here and there and helping » large circle ot friends in this city
materially the deserving all over The Caictte joins their friends in «
0UT>iland' i tending congratulations for them
Government Sale of Indian l-mH»
Willie Tonihka. two and a half Herndor> won was a crocheted yoke and
miles northwest of Broken Bow waa made wbile **>• was attending the
Monday night. A 30-30 Win- Tu,kahoma 8cho°l- She alco won a
cheater was used. Tonihka died piece ot cut «,Mf»for best compoai-
from his wounds Tuesday morn- 1 offfred by the above department
ing and in the afternoon of that1 .attending the same school. Mias
|d.y Constable Lim&arr^V-
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Old, W. J. McCurtain Gazette. (Idabel, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 35, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 21, 1917, newspaper, February 21, 1917; Idabel, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1042650/m1/1/: accessed September 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.