McCurtain Gazette. (Idabel, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 77, Ed. 1 Wednesday, November 20, 1918 Page: 1 of 8
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THE FR1AR-EIDSON MEETING
AT THE BAPTIST CHURCH.
Idabel, McCurtain County, Oklahoma, Wednesday, November 20, 1918
The meeting has been in progress
since last Sunday night. The atten-
dance has been very fine under the
circumstances, many people are re-
ceiving God’s old time favor and
Measings ns a result of their faith-
fulness to the good Lord and to their
church. It is hard for some people
who claim to love the Lord, to realise
that such a co-operative effort as we
are trying to put forth for the sal-
vation of Idabel, is just the thing
most needed, but you must admit that
the majority of unsaved people in
Idabel care but little for your
churches, which is largely due to our
profound indifference, but if they
could see all the churches and Chris-
tian people of this town united in a
co-operative effort for their salvation
they would have a greater respect for
your various churches and much more
confidence in your Christianity, which
is much needed.
This is not a denominational meet-
ing, but a co-operative meeting for
the salvation of your town, and it is a
call to all the Christian people
of Idabel to get in touch with God and
this move, in order to show to the
lost town your unselfish interest in
their soul salvation, and whether the
Christian people of this town know
it, or do not know it the unsaved ones
are watching you, and may God help
you to manifest an interest that they
cant say about you what David did,
when he aid, “No man cares for my
ooul. There are only two reasons,
you can’t miss it, if you are either in
season or out of season so come on,
let go and let God this is your oppor-
tunity to help win the lost.
Services each night at 7 o’clock and
each morning at 10. Good music and
Idabel in the Presbyterian Church on
Sunday and Monday, December 1 and
2, 1918. Every Sunday School in the
county, should send one or more dele-
gates with a report of the year’s
Delegates will be entertained: Mr.
and Mrs. Nichols, of Oklahoma City,
'will be at the Convention.
T. A. HOUSTON, President.
J. FOSTER STEVENS
Reported Missing in Action in France
Since October 9th, 1919.
A telegram from Washington D. C.,
confirms the report that J. Foster
Stevens, of this city, has been missing
in action since October 9th. Foster
Stevens is a brother of Wade Stev-
ens, of this city, and is well known
... .v. uum music ana! . , he has resided tor th*
The interest you mani- past *ew years» having: been connect-
fest will prove to the people of Ida- “”fl* — t—l.4l
bel what you are spiritually. God
j help us and lead us on, on and on.
SMITHVILLE 100 PER CENT.
ed with the Stevens-Lambeth Store'meet
before entering the army. He has a'
large circle of friends here who hope
that he may be found alive. His
parents live at Ladonia, Texas, and
have been notified of his being miss-
ing in action.
lovely young lady, the community!
loses one of its brightest, noblest;
and purest Christians and her deaF
mother and family the presence
companionship of one who was ever
kind, lovable and devoted. The lgnu
guage of one of our Poets so fittingly^
describes this dear young friend. “81»«
was a perfect woman, nobly ptaitnwf^
to warn to comfort and command^
and yet, a being still and bright with,
something of an angel’s light"
was her walk during her brief y
life. To the bereaved family rfifc
hearts go out in deepest sympathy in
this sad hour of afliction. May the
Great Comforter of all hearts strength
en and support each one of them htr-
til in the sweet realm above they will
meet again. The grave of suclt^h'
daughter, such a sister and suclt/jjfr]
friend; would be dark indeed. If"
faith in the resurrection did not as-’;
sure us that loved ones here shall
in heaven. A— .
A true friend
MRS. S. .1 R—,■ • 'i
DR. WYNNE, OCCULIST
Idabel, Oklahoma Phone No. 57
C.D y»!^XS!^.S$KS* “** “*
GLASSES SCIENTIFICALLY FITTED
.. T*1*3 is strictly the work of a Specialist of Disease of
the Eye. One who knows the diseases of the Eye and es-
?£, Nose, Throat, Mouth and Teeth.
ADENOIDS and Tonsils:—I am prepared to do the op-
eration for their removal at each visit to IDABEL.
I make no charge for the treatment of Catarrh of the
Nose and Throat.
One regular visit each six weeks. Phone 57 or inquire
Johnson Hotel. IDABEL, FRIDAY, December Gth
FARM LAND W ANTED.
—---— | hrom 50 to 200 acres of good
C. Gamble, chairman of the United are 100 per cent Americans and just'MEX ,N engi-AND Itom OT “P land near Idabel or Gar
War Work Campaign in McCurtain in a very short time raised their quo-i TO RETURN FIRST! ™„ L A Rowland, 400 E.
County, passed through the city Mon-'ta and were still going along down' . --- Washington St., Paris. Tex. 78-Pd.;
day earoute to his home at Garvin,'the line gathering momentum as they Eighteen Thousand U S. Soldiers -— —--
,----------- ** 1 ~ There Will Be Brought Back 1 First pub. Nov. 20 Out Dec -lft
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER ALlJs
from Sniithville, where he and Hon.! moved. The good people of Smith-.
J. N. Fortner spoke Sunday. Mr. | ville have always been loval and have '
Gamble says the people of Smithville never failed yet to raise their quotas !
tax W ARRANT.
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18.—The first Ameri-. ty? 0klahoma> McCurtain CoUn-
W ALTER J. SWAIN
Former Idabel Boy Died of Disease
Saturday's casualty list of last
week contained the name of Walter
J. Swain, of Oklahoma City, having
died of diseuse. Mr. Swain is a
nephew of Bud Pittard, of Broken
Bow, and formerly lived in Idabel.
His many friends here will regret
to learn of his death.
FIRST TO RETURN.
can troops to depart homeward as a Notice is hereby given that in nur- I
ery section of the county is requested: result of the signing of the armis- suance of a certain Alias Tax War-' *
to write a letter. The children as well. t‘ce wd* he 18,000 men stationed in ,Tant Mo. 3238, to me directed, and de- 2
as the older folks should receive rec- j England. The American army ex-'wSHcd.lW the County Treae- |
ognition and their wishes complied >ects to start the first shipload of and commanding” nfe^o’ £v
with as near As is consistent. Wc! these soldiers homeward within a property belonging to The Kil-ore
have been requested by the State i week and to have all the men on their kUmlbcr Company, sufficient to satis- -
Council of Defense to dispense with ! wav back to the United States 10 days onfo'1°wing amounts, to-wit: * I
foolish buying and the children will l»ter. : cost*, Tre^urer *0^’^ t"1*1 *
remember these things and make their | The plans for clearing England of a total of 991.13. ’ m* ,n*.
American troops are incomplete, but Now Therefore, 1 have levied upon 1
it is desired to remove these -1- 1
mediately, as some shipping
1 able for this purpose. Most of the goods and
18,000 men are helping the British tenements
! air force.
The Best Lines on the Market
in keeping with the war
I DEFENSE SOCIETY WOMEN’S
j COMMITTEE BEGINS CAMPAIGN
________ „ I Rush Motor Car
men im ”rtaln lands »nd tenements belong-> X
Ti‘: Idabel, Oklahoma
Isaac Adair, of Haworth, passed
through the city yesterday enroute to
his home from France. He haik one
of hia hands shot o!T while in battle
and after he recovered he was sent
back to the United States. Isaac is
the first victim of the
to this county. He is a son oi uni. ... ,
late Judge Adair, of Haworth. Isaac i I™"'* “ the work of that or«aniza
was a good soldier and received a '1'0"’ t0‘lay a"noUnced that her
ESTRAYED OR STOLEN.
chattels, said lands and 2
being more particularly : I
described as follows, to-wit- ' *
The American hospital units will' lUnlfM
alri , be left in England until a policy for and SW'4 of SEV, of SE'i of. Sec-
caring for future cases of illness G°'>_ 21, Township 8 South, Range 23
vi Ac. - . among the Americans has been de-‘Ea?ti. ilcCurtain County, Oklahoma,' _,
Mrs. A. S. Trigg, who was recently tided upon. ani have du,y cau*ed said lands and cows, one a brown muley with
appointed local chairman of the Worn-! The belief is , ( tenements to be appraised according' sP°ts and white forehead, marked
en’s National Committee of the headquart^L^ryTew Therefore, notice i, hereby!** ^ ,
American Defense Society, to serve will be left long in Englnad as it is' ~ivcn’ that in Pursuance of the coot- ! d h f "°JP ,n rlght ear: one Jerse>' i
’ I manda nf .„;,i Alias Tax Warrant 11 eo,v marked swallow fork in each ear,
and get you a good milch cow.
O. S. and W II. McIVER,
war to return An’erlcan Soc.ety, to serve will be left long in Englnad, as it is' tba‘ ia Pursuance of the com C~P ,n one jersey -
a son of the r maay "'omen of national prom-1 thought that the hospitals in France of “,d ,Alias] Ta? Warrant, 1 Jmarked swal‘°Y fork aach ear. A ,iUer of Poland chj
Poland China pigs and
warm welcome from his many friends "'ttea WOuld ^'n a caa>Pa>K>i with
on his return the show,nE of tha PhotoP^V “OUR;
i°WN UNITED STATES ’ at (he Ly-j ni„, ,
----- ric Theatre on November 26 D * ”Car Shult!<’ 0tdah&ma, »n
MltS. E. B. HERNDON ILL. In a statement isssued todav Mrs ' Xovember ,5th- Miss Ri»a Martin.
Trigg explains that the entire profits j af Pn«umon,a. lowing an attack of
from the play will go to swell a fund ! ^ "’enZa' 6 <leCeased was about
Mrs. E. B. Herndon, of Millerton, it
seriously ill at her home. Mrs. Hem- which is being raised to carry on the >ears aRC- R ^as truthfully
don has been sick for the past few work of the society in counteracting • " sa'd_ tbat “Death claims n shin-
weeks. She is the mother of Chas. J. j German propaganda in this country. 'n!? mark” for in the death of this
Townsend, of this city. The many I “Although the Women’s National -■ __
friends of the family hope for her a Committee is of recent formation, it j_
speedy recovery. , has been active in many ways. In un-
j dertaking the management of the film '
;“OUR OWN UNITED STATES” the
_ committee feels that it is doing a very i
After Three Days on the Ocean When va'uabIe Piefi-‘ of propaganda work,
War Was Over. |and hopes as well to raise in this city '
H. T. WRIGHT,
lest bidder for cash, said lands and muley cow is branded H. J on left
)XSy°ke8Osa7dU1mtnTa50v1;Si,1!/;d hip' «'i" pa>’ a libaral 2t-77.
set out together with the costs of sale ! 'va™ for an-v information or delivery ______
on tlie 20th day of December, 1918, of cattle to meat my home It- KTDivrn
at the hour of 10 o’clock A. M., of said 2t-Pd.-77 Kullituklo, Oklahoma. I One mouse color JiE°' i
day at the front of the court house I r A nriRga v m'”0J»e colored mare mule, left
in the City of Idabel McCurtain Coun- , C' A' D°R®E^ > PIace near Broken Bow Tuesday
tv, Oklahoma ' ^t-l d.-7< Kullituklo, Oklahoma. evening coming toward Idabel. Weight
- S»00 pounds One ear split about an
inch and collar marks on neck. I
FOR SALE CHEAP, will pay a reward of $20.00 for the
For Sale Cheap—Two 1918 model!retUrn of mule'
Witness my hand this 18th day of
November, 1918. <JOOI) „ RS
J. W. DeWITTj: wul t AK'
Sheriff of McCurtain County.
By S. K. Young, Deputy Sheriff.
BOYS RETURNED TO CAMP
A letter from M. S. McKinney, who!
was drafted from this county on
August 25 and who was trained at
Camp Pike, Arkansas, states that
1200 soldiers who left Camp Merritt,
N. J., on November 10 for France, re-
turned to that camp after three days
on account of the close of the war.
I a sizable fund of patriotic work.”
General Letter No. 259 sent you
under date of November 5th is here-
by designated as Christmas Parcels
Letter No. 7, and will be so referred
The final date for mailing Christ-
mas parcels for soldiers and war
workers overseas has j^een extended
from November 20th to November
IT PAYS TO BORROW MONEY
M. J. Richardson & Co. at Hugo, Ohio.
Because they have the money in the Hugo Banks, Ready, To
loan on farms of 20 acres or more, six months to ten years time. Alto
they will buy your Liberty Bonds. Write them today.
Ford cars; or.e 1918 model Maxwell
with winter top; one Dodge Roadster.
These cars are all in good condition..
Ail practically new. Will sell at a
bargain —J. B. WYRICK’S GARAGE,
Idabel, Oklahoma. Telephone No. 21.
R. M. JOHNSON,
Box 525, Broken Bow, Okla.
FINE CATTLE FOR SALE
Occurred in This City Saturday Morn-
A few registered Holstein two-year
°,d Heifers. A few that has calves
ami the others will be fresh in a few
days. They are from the very best
nrulk strain, and are bred to a $10,-
I have a bunch of Holstein cows for cf, * This is Oklahoma raised
sale. You will find them at the lot o„S hTve lo'or'l^ ST!', 1
near W. W. Hendrix’ store in Idabel. if you are interested in real ^milk”
These cattle are home raised and tick ers- come and see them at once,
immuned. Come and look them over W- B- McIVER,
I ETTER8 TO SANTA CLAUS.
Saturday morning at 10 o’clock at
the home of the bride’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Sol Joel, Miss Annie Joel
became the bride of Nelson Wauls, of
Wat.'on, Esq. Pete Williams perform-
ing the ceremony.
Nelson Wauls is well known here
having held a position two years ago
with the Indian Agent’s Office in
this city. He is engaged in farming
at Watson and was raised where he
The bride has resided in Idabel for
the past few years with her parents
and has many friends here.
The Gazette joins the many friends
of this young couple in wishing them
a happy and prosperous married life.
On December 4th the Gazette will
publish the little folka letters to j
Santa Claus and everyone who in-,
tends to writ* Old Santa a letter must i
get it in by that time or before. Ev-
COUNTY SUNDAY SCHOOL
The McCurtain. County Sunday
School Convention will be held at
A?raNTIONfiESS APPRE?IATKD AN1* WILL RECEIVE OUR PERSONAL
FIRST STATE BANK
EDGAR DOOLEY, Codder.
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