McCurtain Gazette. (Idabel, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 25, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 17, 1917 Page: 1 of 4
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Mabel. McCortain County, Oklahoma WEDN1UD1Y, January 17, 1917
Hear Dr. Swardner Thursday Evening at the Auditorium
CONTRACT LET FOR M if0Biveadetai,ed de8cr",iion °f
--O-'V - V4VVM.IVU ucoviipuuil ui
his voting machine, but if it will
do half he claims for it we may
expect to see it in universal use
by the time the next general
election comes around.—DeQueen i
DEATH OF ALFRED Tin j
THEIR BID WAS 112,928.44. ,da^ hm.-kJ
isso ikbi raa che holisso atoba ish
fohkashke. Hatak hemetta Al-
To Gentry & Rouleau, They Be-
ing the Lowest Bidders-
Oil I* USHER IBBBlmSW'Sa'rss;
UP IH TIIBL OF HAWKINS AT Pi*, *iK*isS2t
j -- I the early settlement of Maniteau _
For the Murder of Mrs. Diles, And Is Held for Sheriff Baker county- Missouri, where the de- 44 „
--- 1 ’ ceased lived all her life, except At Hug0, Carry,nS Off a Goor
PMIO MAKES EStRn
HIE WAITING HI UR
and Baby at Ashdown.
of Bowie County, Texas,
Several Other Contractors Made
Bids on the Building
But Were Higher.
WAS GIVEN A DEATH SENTENCE ON A CHARGE Of STEALING CATTLE
Pair of Hand Cuffs.
ceased lived all her life, except
the last ten years which were
spent among her children. __
& CHARGED with stealing a hods
I almost four score years and ten,
Qnrl !T*n n ------ 1.1
'And "m 86 Electr“",,e<l atHe From the Officers'ai>d for mor/than seventy Jailer Fired Five Shot IF
atokash December 14. 1916. feh-1 ,he ! >. Tim, Bra.ley and Pope TZf'X j ««, Which 0*
The building committee for
the Methodist Church met Mon-
day in the office of H. C. Per-
kins and opened bids for the
erection of the Methodist church,! unjipr
and Gentry & Rouleau being the ^
lowest bidders the contract was
awarded to them.
There were only three bids
na illi tokaki afami 34 ho yakni
illapa a hata tok kia chi tokaka!
13th of March.
*----- ----- I1WL Uliiy ■ ' ------ ----j V—
endured the hardships and priva-; Him to Pick Up Speed,
tions incident to pioneer life, but!
at afami netak hashikanali oina Tl tut.,. i - tions incident to pioneer life, but I _
ihima tok a taiv a ha hoka ima a ^ ne,gI?;John Hawkins- who I Sheriff Jim Baker, of Bowie became sk>Hful in many domes-1 p|. , . • ,
hollopi iyat kaniya tokaki. j“"li J?!",.?'1!3 andjcounty. Texas, has received a,t,c arts 80 essential in those I_.Chfford,.'Vel.,s’„char2ed
i. .. ------ ---- cuuDiy, iexa3, nas receive
-------- 'her babe several weeks ago near message from the sheriff at
TELEPHONE stati- 'h“
i IH about two hnnrc Hn moo
U1U3 oll WUWUUH8 ana cnanges in
considered, which were as fol- your directory listings on or be-
lows: Cupp & Dwyer, Nashville, fore that date.
6* ivouaaa, sidling llliil
he had arrested Joe Fisher and
days. She sheared the wool
from the sheep’s back and man-
factured it into all kinds of wear-
ue Iiau arrescea joe fisher and .----- animus ui wear-
had him in jail. Sheriff Baker Ing aPParel and into blankets,
wired the Kansas sheriff to hold The ,int from flax was spun and
the nrionnan nnfi'i u« ~—ij —.*— ' wovsn into linen fabrics, which
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the prisoner until he could arrive
with requisition papers and take
him back to Boston to stand
--- ----;v.p.,„„„„c,i.u.Cu„.i uaie, „n n, , , ; uai-* ™ nosion 10 sta:
Ark., $13,480.29; C. W. Van- Pioneer Telephone & Telegraph r»np<L 7iT.charged Wlth!trial on charSes of cattle theft.
Vacter, of Paris, Texas, §13,500;, Co. ‘ £ ' g. D |*fe scnteoce. , Fisher has been indicted by
Gentry & Rouleau, Idabel. Okla ,1___'• *rank Robinson, assault with the Bowie county grand jurv in
$12,928.44. L.- intent to kill, found guilty and connection with Jim Pope and
The committee requests that flAY IRHT PAII1PPQ I flflT !.en^nced to oneyear in the pen. Virgil Brawley. and though Pope
those who have signed notes get ■ Llurl I ItnlULllU LOU I |J*e,,s a negro who fired on Frisco and Brawley were arrested by
ready to meet their obligations, A null/ IT III inn A111 IJi!ne|n .“ they had puthim Shenff Baker soon after the cat-
...... A BANK AT HURRAH
- & verdict of guilty and fined ing his escape. A posse of farm-
Just 26 Miles From State Cap < p , , ers and officers fired several shots
it.| . n .. rank Patton, grand larceny, | at Fisher when they attempted
ital Last Friday ..... ,plea of guilty, sentenced to 2 to arrest him, and it was thought
years in the pen with recoin- j for awhile that he had been
she made into clothes and house-
hold articles. She was the moth-
er of 17 children, 11 living; the
----j mtii uuugaiiuiia,
as the raising of the funds sub-
scribed will begin at once.
mendations that he be transfer-: wounded.
SAFETY BAILOT BOX. robbers secored $3,500 in cash * *. r,form „,i „ ,M saill that Pi3her and
Geo. Winters, of DeQueen, has
—........... I,as ,!vas tbe b°y wbo stole a pistol Brawley were the leaders of an
invented a safety ballot box. the And Made Their Escape in An T, Sanderson- j organized band of cattle rustlers
S-SSUSwSSS-Sj «■ «nd.
tornejs. - lowed by Posse. [ Grundy, pandering, plea special agent of the Cattle Rais-
The ballot box, says Mr. Win- - of guilty, sentenced to two years ers’ Association of Texas, assist-
ters, is safe for everybody but Three masked men last Fridav I r* Pe" „ . i ed by Sheriff Baker and his force
‘ ...... - - ' Gr°ver Hams, selling cigar- of deputies, have been dilligent
ftiiO fAll» nnn/vn 1___ P *1. ! . ... _
grandmother of 78, the great-! "6 3 in char^e of the Ja
grandmother of 66. and thp went up stairs to see the
grandmother of 66, and the
great-great-grandmother of 5.
— -----0— wit
horse stealing in Choctaw cour
ty, was arrested here and place
in the McCurtain county jail, an
Sheriff DeWitt, while en roul
to McAlester, carried Wells I
Hugo, and was met at the trai
by a deputy sheriff of that counts
who started to the jail. Upo
reaching the jail the deputy lef
Wells in charge of the jailer an
went up stairs to see the count
attorney and when he was out o
sight Wells made a dash for lit
erty and was successful. Th
jailer shot at him five times, bu
he only “picked up” speed. H
had on a fine pair of hand cuffs
A sad accident occurred near
Miller School House. Little River
TVAr,k-; *!*“ Saturday- ™
when Miss Lula \oung, daughter miles northeast of Hugo on Pi
Of Mr. and Mrs- .T \t Vmimr pn« nrpolz- TKa
the election crook. He claims! entered the First National Bank Hams’ fellm£ cigar- of deputies, have been dilligent
that it makes repeating or cheat-, at Hurrah, Okla., twenty-six CaSef’P 63 °f ^uilty-jin their efforts to locate and ar-
ing absolutely impossible, and at- miles from Oklahoma City, and nned In each- 1 rest Fisher, he has succeeded in
tempt to practice fraud certain! robbed it of $3,500. They made mm > ^ evading the officers until now.
of detection. With the Winters’ their escape in an automobile NflT PHADPHl ! Sheriff Baker will secure requi-
ballot box in use. we are told, with a posse in pursuit. The llUl UlInllULU jsitionfrom Governor Ferguson,
the man who attempted to vote president and cashier were locked UIITII I nniair ' When he wil1 hasten to Pittsburg,
twice, even though in different in the vault by the robbers. ! W H fl I.K Mr ! Kan3as and accompany Fisher
precincts or cities, would sign -----— j ••Mil n UltllTIL. to Texas.
his own warrant for arrest and Break your Colder LaGrippe S- A- Lanc. mention of whom! ------ ,,u"luer 01 PeoPle were|were staying'and” iaid’Tut
pronounce his own sentence. with a few doses of 666.-Adv geared in the Gazette Satur- MflTUCD HC CIIDT I n nn.unr.nl ? L *aSOn' returnin^ from! night watching it. The r
Mr. V\ infers is not yet ready Mar 21. day. was not a deserter as stated' UT OUrl. L. N. bHAY UhAU. |the burial of “Uncle Pad” Green, j morning they watched them
jn the Gazette. We learn through | Superintendent Gray returned and were in sight of the unfort-! to the still and surnriseH th
---' his attorney, H. Grady Ross, of j home Sunday from Mangrum,
this city, that he was not charg-i Okla., where he had gone hur-
ed with any crime, but held at' riedly a week ago in response to
ins own request as a witness, a message announcing the seri-
He had only left the service with-1 serious illness of his mother.
011 f IP 9 t* A* rt T O lie ij n r\ a n n . I m n .... .. VV 11 U iv 11 U a ^ • i. i t «
Miss Lula Young’s Neck Broken
When She Fell From Wagon.
WAS RETURNING FROM A BURIAL
W hen the Team Became Fright-
ened and Run Wagon
Upon a Stump.
^ United States Deputy Marsh
Sterling Stamper, of Hugo,
former resident of Lamar cou
ty. who is a son of R. M. Stam
er, of Paris, made a raid on i
alleged wildcat still four or fi
days ago and captured it and tv
prisoners and a good deal
moonshine whiskey. He was a
sisted in making the raid by tv
or three other revenue officer
of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Young,
was killed in a fall from a wagon,
her neck being broken in the
fall. A number of people were
ens creek. The officers got a i
that a still was being operat
and they went to the hou
where the supposed moonshim
were staying and laid out
Everywhere Ford cars are building small busi-
ness into "Bigger Business.” Whatever your
transportation cost mav bo the Ford willjlessen it—
with a greater measure of usefulness. It multi-
plies salesmen wherever they travel, and costs
about two cents a mile to operate and maintain.
With more than 1,750,000 Fords in active daily
service you don’t experiment with Ford value.
Runabout $345. Touring Car $360 f. c. b. Detroit.
Order now and realize this value.
McClelland & loftin
^ Hitler ui ms moiner. ------me men we
out leave of absence and request-) VVith all haste possible he sped *ady out- with the result above Hugo they were
ed to be returned. The Gazette| across the state to be by her ftated- The remains were bur- bond.—Paris News.
and were in sight of the unfort-! to the still and surprised the
unate lady’s home when the ac- , Two men, an old man and
dent occurred. The team that son, were arrested. The s
was being driven became fright- was in the back part of a fi
ened and pulled the wagon upon in a thicket near the brani
a stump, throwing the young After the men were taken
lady out. with the result above Hugo they were released
cto f a/I rPl» ~ ? . I L 1 • % •
ed to be returned, xnc me Siam iu De Dy ner-----— mucuiis were uur-
is always glad to make correc- side in the last moments, but too *ed a^ Camp Ground cemetery
tions when making a misstate-j late to answer the last call of *ast Sunday afternoon.—Fore-
ment of facts. j his name by his mother. HerimanSun-
soul had taken its flight four, ---
If you want meal and hulls
A. B. Gutlirie.
DON’T MISS SWADENER.
I We heard Dr. Swadener at Ft.
Towson Monday night. He is
superb. He has delivered this
same lecture for fifty dollars per
night in Chautauquas. Though
the weather is bad be sure not to
miss him. Auditorium Thursday
J. E. Ewing. Mayor of Ft. Tow-
A. H. Abbott, Supt., of Schools
at Ft. Towson.
Andrew Balch, Merchant of Ft.
C. C. Morris. Pastor of Baptist
Church at Ft. Towson.
NOIL TELEPHONE SUBSCRIBERS.
A new directory is going to
press January 25. please make
all corrections and changes in
your directory listings on or be-
fore that date.
Pioneer Telephone & Telegraph
In compliance with her request
the body was consigned to the
grave beside five grand children
at Mangrum in the beautiful and
well kept Fairview cemetery
overlooking Salt Fork of Red
River and surrounded by a beau-
Through respect for the dead
and the living, a.long procession
followed the hearse to the grave;
but Superintendent Gray was
naturally more deeply affected
when he saw that school had
been closed and that the teach-
ers and pupils were at the burial
where a brief and impressive
service was conducted by Rev.
Nichols, pastor of the First Bap-
tist church of Mangrum.
Upon inquiry, we obtained
from Superintendent Gray the
following interesting facts:
Sarah Jane Gray was born in
Virginia June 1, 1830. and died
The Year 1917 brings greater de-
mand for abstracts than any pre-
vious year, and finds ns better pre-
pared to make them.
Prompt, Efficient Service
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Old, W. J. McCurtain Gazette. (Idabel, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 25, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 17, 1917, newspaper, January 17, 1917; Idabel, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1042818/m1/1/: accessed February 19, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.