The Hennessey Clipper (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 26, 1911 Page: 1 of 8
The Hennessey Cupper
HENNESSEY, KINGFISHER COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, OCT.. :?Ci 1911.
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A. W. Westlake, President Floyd E. Felt, Cashier
Fred Ehler, Vice President Chas. K. Stetler, Ass t Cashier
Was Banner Cotton Day
About $7,500 Worth of Cotton
Brought to Hennessey
Last Saturday -..as the banner
cotton day so far this season, f rom
every direction wagons piled high
with the snowy product begin to
arrive in town in the earlv hours of
the forenoon until the intersection
of Main street anil Oklahoma ave-
nue was a moving mass of wagons
of cotton, intersperet d here and there
with wagons of hogs, corn and
wheat. Cotton farmers from the
neighborhoods of Marshall. Lovell,
Columb'.a, Dover, Lacey and a big
territory west and northwest took
advantage of the better prices being
paid at Hennessey for cotton by
bringing their product in. The price
paid on the local market has been
invariably higher than paid by buy-
ers in surrounding towns. The
prices paid Saturday ranged from
#2.70 to #3.15 and at least $7,500
worth of cotton was handled by the
four Hennessey gins on that day.
The A. E. Lane cotton gin stood
high, Saturday's cotton purchases
amounting to about 80,000 pounds.
Tiiis gin run nearly all night and
then quit because they lacked room
to store any more seed. Houghton-
Douglas gin took in about 60,000
pounds and the Hennessey gin about,
J 40,000 pounds. The Fanners' gin
| bought about 70,000 pounds of tin !
1 staple. Thus the total number ol |
pounds bought by the four gins on
this one day soars to the enormous
amount of 250,000.
Much corn was brought to town
but as a great deal of it was sold
to other farmers, it is hard to esti
mate the quantity.
Farmer Woolwine Takes
Premium on Kaffir Com
l)r Roland Woolwine who re-
cently moved from here to his claim
near Buffalo, Harper county, Okl.i.
secured second premium on his
kallir corn exhibit at the county fair
at Buffalo last week. He would have
received first premium had not tin
doctor's eye for the beautiful
prompted him to select samples of
varied hues and was counted out on
lack of unitormity in color.
Farmers' institute Meet
At City Hall in Hennessey, Tues
day Night, October IMst—
There will be a called meeting of
the Board of Trustees of the Town of
Hennessey on Tnursday night, Oct-
ober 2(i. All taxpayers are earnestly
urged to attend this meeting as
ways and means to relieve the city
of the present water famine will be
R. W. WYLIE,
Chairman Board Trustees.
For farm loans on easy terms
A meeting of the Farmers' Insti-
tute will he held in the city hall in
Hennessey on Tuesday night, Oct-
ober Ml. This meeting will beheld
under ths direction of the State
Board of Agriculture and able
speakers will be present and will
make demonstrations and address!
the people on subjects of interest I
and importance to every farmer I
and everybody in general. These
men have studied these subjects J
and have gained knowledge by ex- j
pet intents, the benefit of which
they are willing to give to you i. j
you will turn out and hear them, i
1'hey expect all public spirited citi- J
zens, including the boys and girls |
troni the schools, to join them in'
making this meeting not only a!
source of pleasure but a school ol [
profit. Tuesday night, October .'11. j
Meeting begins at 7:30.
Rev. N. Paul Barton has re
turned from Guthrie where he
attended the M. E. conferance
ind will (III the pulpit dt the
Methodist Kpisopal church here
us usual next, Sunday, morning
Those who missed Supt. Roy J.
Wolfinger dramatic presentation of
Henry Van Dyke's "The Other Wise
Man'' given at the Odd Fellows' hall
Sunday evening, certainly missed
an intellectual treat Mi Wolfinger
neld the audience spellbound from
the very first of his interpretation
of the beautiful story to the end,
which portrayed the splendid re-
ward of the "Other Wise Man's" life
| of service.
Hennessey is to lie congratulated
; upon niemberinga man of Mr. Wol-
linger's ability among her citizens.
The Christian Endeavor of the
Christian church has the promise of
another lecture from Mr. Wolfinger,
j to be given under the auspicies
| of that society at some future date.
Tuesday evening a jolly crowd
of eighth grade boys and girls
srave a surprise party for U tv
Burner, the occasion lem^ his
sixteenth birthday. Various
ifatnes were played, indoors and
outdoors. Kay received a num-
ber of pretty presents. Re-
freshments were served and at
a late hour every one departed
wishing liny many more happy
Miss Kathryn Croft, of the
Chicago Bazaar, spent Sunday
with friends at El Reno.
Ilallie Elaine Gasaway Oct. 30.
Will Meet in Hennessey Kev N- P'u'RB;irulr°n^<>
In the assignment of the min-
Southwestern Association of Con- '®t(rrs ot the Oklahoma Methodist
| Episcopal church to the various
j pulpits of the state by Bishop Quayle
at the twentieth session of the Ok-
lahoma annual conference at Guth- j
rie last week, Rev. N. Paul Barton!
was again sent to the Hennessey
church as pastor for the coming
year. This will be glad news,
to the church and also to the town j
in general Rev. Barton has done j
a good work here and has built up
the church to a great extent. Har-
mony and advancement have been |
two of the prominent features in j
the work he has striven to maintain,j
and his success is evident in the j
glad welcome he will receive in re-
turning to this field. Mrs. Barton
tias been an able assistant of Rev.
Barton and both are very dear to i
gregational Churches Here
Oct. 31 to Nov. 2
The Southwestern Association of
Congregational churches and minis-
ters will meet in Hennessey October
31st to November 2nd. A large
number of delegates and visitors
are expected to attend this meeting
and arrangements are being made
for their entertainment at the dif-
ferent homes of the members of this
church here. Hennessey is pleased
to welcome this meeting and every-
thing possible will be done for the
comfort and entertainment of these
visitors during their stay in town.
Many of the most fluent talkers 1 the hearts of the people,
Rev. 0. G. Brown was also reap-
pointed to the Hennessey circuit,
having given much satisfation in j
and ablest men in the ministry of
the state have places on the pro
gram, which will undoubtedly prove
very interesting as many subjects I his work of the past"
relative to the church and its best
interests will be intelligently discuss-
ed. Mrs. A. F. Merrill of our town,
occupies a prominent place on the
program for Wednesday afternoon,
and with the exception of Mrs. J. 11.
Parkel1, of Kingfisher, is the only
lady Whose name appears on the
program, which follows:
Tuesday, 7:30 p. m.
8:00 Sermon - M. D. Ried
Communioit Conducted by Rev.
W. H. Stubbins Rev. A. R. Hyatt
9:00 Meditation on I Cor, 12:27.
9:20 Business. Organization.
Report of Churches. Fite.
10:00 Theme: The Church the
Heart of the Communi-
A\rs. Thomas Hope Injured
Mrs. Thomas Hope was thrown
from a buggy and rendered uncon-
scious for a short time Saturday,
while coming to town with her son-
in-law, Marion McGee, from his
farm home northwest of town.
It seems two team with loads of
cotton were racing and one team
was either crowded or run into the
McGee buggy with such force that
the occupants were thrown out, Mrs.
Hope striking on her head. While
she was badly shaken up and suf-
fered considerable pain in her head
for several days, but it is thought
no serious injury will result. Mr
Rev. J. H. Parker McGee was uninjured excepting
10:30 Theme: The Sunday J a few bruises. Mrs. Hope remained
School the "Intake" of : in town.
the Church, Rev. L. J. Parker i
11:00 Theme: The Wayside
Fountain Rev. C. L. Knight
11:33 The Home Missionary
Society, a Trust for Ex-
tension of Trade
Supt. C. G Murphy j
Enrichment of Worship
Rev. A. R. Hyatt
Socialism and the Church
Is it Peace?
- Rev. J. W. Scruggs, D. D.
Church Finance Methods
Mrs. A. F. Merrill, Hennessey
Rev. J. Collins? Kingfisher
Woman's Hour. Mrs. .1.
H. Parker in charge of
Meeting. Program to
and Religion Forward
Movement. Two Aspects—
The Men to Be
Rev. C. G.Thompson,Chickasha
The Men that Be -
Rev. J. E. Persing, Lawton
Discussion of Dr. Scrogg's
Water Rights Granted
Big Irrigation Project
Water rights were granted to the
Cimarron Irrigation company by-
Ben Hennessey, secretary of state
board of agriculture, last Saturday,
for their big irrigation project in
There were some remonstrances
filed against the proposition by
parties who are irrigating on a small
scale below the proposeed site of
the big dam who feared that the
dam of the irrigation company
might curtail the amount of water
now used by iheir system and claim-
ed they had prior water rights, lhe
secretary decided that the propossd
plan would not infringe upon the
rights of those installed and granted
the water right for the big company.
The proposed, irrigation system
will be the biggest of the kind ever
attempted in the southwest, and
will cost near three million dollars
when completed. Work is expected
to begin soor.
Farmers' Institute meeting
at city hall in U -nnessey, T
Paper, led by W. H. Stubbins day night, Octooer 81, at 7:3j.
Classy Suits for Men arid Young Men in Latest Styles
THE CHICAGO BAZAAR
I xtraordinary Clothing Economies for
Friday and Saturday
In our Clothing Department, Friday < nd Saturday, vviii be found unusual
opportunities lor saving in men's youths' and boys' suits and overcoats.
If a large new stock and the greatest amount of style and service for the
least possible out lay is a consideration, we will be very busy in our Clothing
Department. Come next Friday and Saturday.
Men's suits in attractive patterns of
fancy and plain Serges and Cas-
simeres, good values at ffn r rv
Men's suils in all wool Serges and
fancy mixtures well tailored, valued
at $15.00, special i r/\
price in this sale .. «pl L#OU
Men's suits, handsome assortment
ot all wool Worsteds, Serges and
Cassimeres valued at r aa
$18.50, special «P-L3.UU
Men's suits, hand tailored, made
of all wool plain and fancy Worst-
eds and Caisimares worth $20.00
and $22.50, special (T 1 O AA
price in this sale... *pJ-0.UU
Conie in and see some of these
suits. It will be money well spent
if you purchase one of these suits.
Overcoats well made, blue and gray
Cassimeres and Kerseys, velvet col-
lars, good length, worth (£7 rn
Overcoats made of all wool Cas
simers, in gray tan ; r.d black, extra
length, worth $13.00
special price .. .
Cravenetts overcoats fo men and
young men, in plain black and
fancy Worsted, strictly all wool,
well tailored worth (T1 A A A
$13.50, special ^IW.UU
$3.50 boys' Knickerbocker suits
$4.50 boys' Knickerbocker suits
$5.00 boys' Knickerbocker suits
Special low prices t riday and Saturday on I a dies' and Men's Jerseys ank Sweater Coats.
the chicago bazaar
HHRZAERG & STERNBERQER, Proprietors
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The Hennessey Clipper (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 26, 1911, newspaper, October 26, 1911; Hennessey, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc105784/m1/1/ocr/: accessed September 16, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.