The Hennessey Clipper (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 21, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 3, 1912 Page: 1 of 10
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The Hennessey Clipper
HENNESSEY, KINGFISHER COUNTY, OKLAHOMA. OCT. 3, 1912
1 Subscription Price $1.00 a Y
a Year in Ad- (
1 Months 25c I
City Well Contracts Let
Expect to Have Work Completed
by December I—Excava-
tion is Resumed
1 lie board of town trustees con-
vened- in adjourned session on
September 25 for the purpose of
opening bids and awarding contracts
for the pumping, machinery and
furnishing, laying and completing
water mains from well to city.
The following bids were presented
read and considered:
Gould Manufacturing Co.,
one Duplex pump 8^x10,
one Century motor and
speed measure . _ $1365.64
Dean Mfg. Co., pump and
and motor only .. 1-470.00
Ramsey Mfg. Co., pump
and motor 1552.00
Flatt Iron Co., pump and
Alberger Co., 3 stage tun-
bine and motor 1310.00
For furnishing and laying pipe:
Heyney Construction Co.,
6600 feet class and pipe $4860.00
Hunter and Husler, 6600
feet class and pipe 5086.38
Conley Construction Co.,
class and pipe 4587.00
Bids of S. A. Shackhamer for ex-
cavating for pipe, $1440, not con-
Board adjourned to meet Sept-
After careful consideration the
bids of the Gould Manufacturing
Co. being the lowest and best bid I
the board awards said contract to
to them for $1420.00.
Contract for ditching, laying furn-
ishing and completing main award-
ed to Conley Construction Co. for
Work on the city well, which is
being done by the Renshaw broth-
ers, was discontinued last week un-
til the town board could secure
We have been here for over twenty years and have always given to our customers the best
service possible and are deserving of your banking business because we can best serve you
The Farmers and Merchants National Bank
Strong, Progressive, Safe, Conservative The Oldest Hank in Kingfisher County
We want your business and will treat you right as we have always done in thejpast
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS: Art Stephenson,
President; Ira J. Cashion, Vice-Pres.; Floyd E. Fu r, Cashier: Ci,as. K. Sutler, Ass't Cashier
t. O. Cashion, Benton States, T. H. Stacks
Fire at States home
At 11:30 o'clock Sunday night
fire broke out at the Benton States
home on East Oklahoma avenue
and for awhile it seemed the house
and most of the contents would be
consumed by the blaze, but due to
I Col. J. L. Murphy in Demand
J Col. J. L. Murphy, Hennessey's
popular auctioneer, has gained quite
a little prominence as a sale crier.
He went to Jefferson Monday to sey high school. This is the first
make preparation to sell a $5,000 game of the season, and in fact, the
Foot Ball Game. Buys Colorado Paper
Hennessey is to be treated to a Elmer E. Woods, formerly f.,r
foot ball game next Friday, October; man of the Cuiter and until r
4, Marshall high school vs. Hennes- jcently editor of the Ingersoll (Okla ) '
Midget, has purchased the Milliken '
(Colorado) Mail, a prosperous week-
. ,'y iu Weld county. His many
prompt response and efficient j Hardware Company of that place, for several years, and a great deal of j friends here will be glad to know he
work of the fire department the j His services are retained for Octo-J inteiest is being taken among the'is making good as a publisher
the house was | ber 10th, by Mr. Moon, of near Ames, youngters and grown-ups, too. An j Elmer disposed of his Ingersoll i ;i
stock of hardware for the Cameron first game played in Hennessey
Week's Social Events
Pleasant Affairs Enjoyed by the
Claude Van Dueen was delight -
folly surprised by fourteen of his
I boy friends on last Tuesday evening
J at his home in the south part of
town, the occasion being his seven-
teenth birthday. After congratu-
| lations were over, an elegant oyster
! supper was served by Mrs. Van
I Dueen assisted by Miss Gertrude
Arinantrout. Claude was the re-
cipient of a beautiful gold ring, pre-
sented by tin" boys present, who
were: Maurace Staggs, Roy Clem-
Iarley Cupps, Fred Woolsey,
lames Blye Floyd Van Dueen,
Willard Darrow, George Dauner,
Evert Miller, Ed Vaughn, Wayne
Dunn, Frank Vaughn, Roy Wil-
liams and Leonard Merrill.
greater portion of
saved. Nearly all of the furniture
and household goods were taken
out, but were greatly damaged,
who will conduct a big sale of pedi-1 admission of 25 cents will be charg-
greed Duroc Jersey hogs. October ed. Game to take Dlace at Snorts
11th Mr. Murphy will sell at the
clothing badly water stock yards in Oklahoma City for
Uradstreet & Co., and he has num
the evening the bed erous dates for local sales. He is
a rear bed room were i the busiest man in the country,
ed. Game to take place
man Park at 3:00 p. m.
| per shortly after the lire that dis-
troyed die business district at ln-
The infant girl of Mr.
ignited from a coal oil stove and i
Mr. States had carried the flaming j
mass out of doors and threw them r It is not easy to attempt t0 j cerae'erY'
in the back yard where the lire was Condense into a single paragraph a ! September
I Earl Robinson died Saturday and
was Uuried Sunday at Harmony
the late U. S.
smothered out, as they supposed. | statement of wonderful resources of Ione Pou"d and eleven ounces. It j No othor agency can or will do this
Later in the evening the bed clothes I Oklahoma and their developments. ! was premature birth and was
were place on the back porch to i Some idea of conditions may be I P'aced m an incubator where it
shelter a feather bed from the rain. I gained by reference to the govern-j "ve<' ten days. It seemed to be
The fire is thought to have been ! inent census reports recently issued, doing nicely for the first few days
smoldering in a mattress and broke | where it is shown that during the ant' ^r- Bradley, the attending phy-
sician, entertained hopes of its life,
into flames, the porch and kitchen past year, among the sixteen statts
being nearly consumed before the I represented at the Southern Corn-
family were awakened. Mrs. States J mercial Congress, Oklahoma ranks
was first aroused, and it was proba- as follows, says the Pawhuska Capi-
bly through her dauntless courage tal:
and self possession that the entire' First in per centage of increase
family escaped with their lives. j of population of the state, 110 per
Mr. States had insurance on the cent.
furniture but it had been insured! First in per centage of increase
but it proved too frail and death
resulted. This is Mr. and Mrs.
Robinson's first born and they have
the sympathy of the community.
A surprise thai proved com >'e e
as well as most enjoyable, was giv-
en B. F. Stimmel at their farm home
northwest of town on last Wednes-
day night, September 25th, when a
number of their friends and neigh-
bors gathered in to assist Mr. Stim-
mel in celebrating his 55th birth
anniversary. Games, visiting and
some much enjoyed music furnish-
ed by Misses Edith Grissom and
Pearl Stimmel and Mr. Earl Davis,
were enjoyed. Refreshments of
he editor in proportion to his iee cream and cake were served,
means does more for his town than The fortunate ones were: Mr. and
my other man and he ought to be Mrs. Charley Young and taniily
supported, not because you like or, ft M. Sy? M "an'"
admire him and his BJyle, but be-1 Mrs E,| H„llenbeck, Mr aIui M, /
cause a local paper is the best in-| Granville Holleubeck and famiiy,
vestment a community can make, j Mr. and Mrs. E. Grissom and da ugh
Today the local newspapers are ter-Miss Edith, Mrs. Hanna, Messrs.
Speaking of what
j does in a community
I Senator Davis of Illinois mode an
| address in which Jie said: "Every
| year each local paper gives from
The babe was born '$200.00 to $1,000.00 in free lines
the 19th, and weighed i in the city in which it is located.
i • , r i i i Phillip Millis, Oscar Hanna
doing more for less pay than any-; DavisPan(l Ruftls starkey.
tiling else oil earth. | (Continued 011 page 4)
satisfactory contract from Caulk &. j with the house on the farm and the J of population of two chief cities,
Stinson, the owners of the land, j removing to town annulled the con- J Oklahoma City having 549 per cent,
Owing to a disagreement over ajtra('t- The property, which is own-[ and Muskogee 494 per cent.
verbal contract between Caulk &, ed by Mr. Hollenbeck, Sr., carried
Stinson and the town board about
which there seemed to be some
misunderstanding, a deadlock re-
sulted. After the president of the
board had begun arrangements to
bring condemnation proceedings, the
matter was finally settled by a
Mr. States has inovee his family
back to their farm just east of town.
First in per centage of increase of
value of farm crops, 242 per cent.
First in per centage of increase of
wheat raised, 50 per cent.
First in per centage of increase of
cotton raised, 176 per cent.
First in per centage of increase of
Going to New Mexice
About three hundred Apache
Indians who passed through town railroad mileage. 154 percent,
compromise and the owners of the j Wednesday noon on their way from | First in per centage of increase of
land agreed to abide by the eondi Fort Sill proved avery interesting lumber, cut, 901 per cent.
tions of the verbal contract, which sight. These Indians have been | First in per centage of increase in
provides for a cash payment of $500 held at Fort Sill, Oklahoma as t orn raised, 921 per cent.
and 250,000 gallons of water to be prisoners of war since 1883, and
furnished annaully by the city to were only recently released by con-
Caulk & Stinson. One hundred gress. The act of congress that
thousand gallons to eech of their I released them also set apart 80,000
farms and fifty thousand gallons to acres of land for their use in New
their sale barn in Hennessey. | Mexico and it is to this land the
Tht! pumps, motors and other , Indians are making their journey
equipment have been ordered ami 'overland.
will be here for installation as soon I
ub the well work is done. It is
thought that water will be piped
into town by December 1st.
Money in Hogs
George W. Smith of route
First in per centaga of increase in
bank deposits, 1033 per cent.
First among the Southern States
in amount of petroleum produced j
during the past four years.
First in the amount of natural
gas in sight.
First in the total amount of avail-1
First in the total amount of as- j
Miss Lula Taylor and Mr. Jesse j phalt.
Valentine Powell were married at First in the total amount of glass
the home of the bride s parents, Mr.; sand.
'and Mrs. Joe Taylor, eight miles
7 west of Hennessey, on Thursday,
brought in one fat hog Saturday September 26th Rev. J. C. Wil-
which he sold for the handsome liaI"s- officiating
sum of $22.50. George Smith is1 Tit? bride was becomingly
First in the total amount of gyp-
First in the amount of salt.
I irst in fhe total amount of wheat
First in the total amount of min
And first in the number of acres
g_ ed In white, About sixty guests
ive colored farmers. He thinks any witnessed the ceremony, after which
man can make money farming in a dellelotis luncheon was served
this country if they will do a little j Mr. and Mrs. Taylor will reside at, or fertile soil lying idle.
hustling and thinking. He says he Dovei
a number of hogs gratulations of a host of friends.
J '-1- Hmes. f()r a" kinds of
will fatten quite
this fall and winter.—KingQeitt?
Our patrons should always feel free to store
their private boxes in our vaults.
We Make No Charge To You
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
i MHKoaisMsan .iguawnuoocsnRaMEEaicaB
They are receiving the con- If you exclude Texas, our burly
neighbor on the south, with an area I
nearly four tiuics our own,
iind nlil Missouri with an area near- j
ly as large and with nearly 100;
years of development, Oklahoma
First in corn! I
First In oats,
First in cattle.
Excluding Texas, Missouri and
Georgia, the empire state of the!
south. Oklahoma Is,
First in hogs.
First in miles of railroad.
And excluding Texas, Missouri
and West Virginia, she is: |
First in assessed valuation, '
We are expecting a car of Potatoes to be ;n
by Saturday. These Potatoes have matur-
ed on the western sunny slope and their ex-
cellent flavor has developed with their attrac-
tive appearance and superior qualities. They
are Russetts, noted as great keepers. We will
make the price on these potatoes exceedingly
low on sack lots wh« n bought from the car.
We wili also have a car of Cabbage here by
Saturday, on which we Willi make very low
prices on quantities of 100 or more pound
lots. These cabbage are nice, firm heads, a
sample of which may be seen at the store.
Buy your Potatoes and Cat-bag*, now while
the prices are right. Leave orders at Store.
"THE OLD RELIABLE"
BENTON STATES, Mgr. Henne teey, Oklahoma
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