The Hennessey Clipper (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 6, 1913 Page: 1 of 6
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Don't Miss the Cloak Sale Next Saturday. Cut Prices! Follow the Crowd to JONES'. Come!
The Hennessey Clipper
) Entered at the Postoffice at Henneisey
i Oklahoma, a* Second Class Mail Matter
HENNESSEY, KINGFISHER COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, NOVEMBER (S. 1913
> Subscription Price $1.00 a Year In Ad-
' vance; t> Months. 50c; .'I Months 25c 1
Epworth League Revival
City Council Meeting
J i The Epworth League, all over the
world will hold one week's service J
First Meeting in City Building from November 9-16. The purpose
of the service is to create a greater i
The council took possession of
their new quarters in the city hall
Monday evening, using the city
clerk's room, and despite the chill,
put in a busy evening.
The occupation tax ordinance,
passed at last meeting was taken
up on motion to reconsider, and the
time allowance of five days in sec-
tion two, stricken out.
The action of the county commis-
sioners in remitting 12 per cent of
the 18 per cent penalty imposed by
law and assessed against the losers
in the side walk suit, recently de-
cided in favor of the city, was in-
formally discussed. The members,
however, seemed averse to further
litigation and the matter was drop-
A bill for $5.00 from the Rock
Island, in payment for the right-of-
way for the pipe line across the
company right-of-way on seventh
street, was smothered under other
A petition signed by 63 citizens,
praying for a crossing where Third
street and the railroad intersect,
was read by the clerk and on mo-
tion, referred to the street and alley
The report of Water Commissioner
Porter, showing $75.50 receipts and
$8 50 outstanding was received ac-
cepted and ordered filed.
Report of Town Clerk Wogan
showing receipts of $9.30 from
license fees and percentage on city
scales was accepted and filed.
After ordering the payment of
the usual monthly grist of bills the
council adjourned until the 17th,
at which time the revision of the
old ordinances will be taken up by
interest in League and church going
among the Methodist constituency,!
to win souls to Christ, and to lead i
each Leaguer and church member to ]
become an active worker for Christ. |
The local League will begin services ■>
at the Methodist church Sunday
evening to continue all the week ,
The pastor will preach Sunday
morning and evening and the ser-
vices through the week will be led
by some member of the League.
Special music will be a prominent
feature of the program. Topics for
the week are as follows:
Sunday—"Our Younger Brothers
Monday — "Leaguers' Confession
Wednesday — "Co m i n g Back
Thursday—"The Passing of Op-
Friday—"A Picture of Christ."
No services Saturday.
Regular services Sunday, Novem-
It is hoped that the interest will
be such at the close of the week's
service that the meeting may con-
tinue another week, or longer.
Should the interest demand an
other week of service Rev. H. C.
Case will assist in a revival meeting
following the week of League ser-
All who are interested in the ad-
vancement of God's Kingdom and
desire to do good and get good are
invited to attend these services.
"Say Slim, don't you feel uneasy
right between those two fighting
"Well, no. One of the leaders
says he is weak in the knees, and
the other one is weak in the head,
so I don't think it is necessay to
call out the militia yet."--Adver-
Col. J. L. Murphy's Sale Dates
Monday, Nov. 10.—Keller sale,
2 miles east of Columbia.
Tuesday, Nov. 11—Wm. Hickey,
6 miles east, 1 mile south of Hen-
nessey. Postponed from Nov. 4th.
Wednesday Nov. 12.—Ray Jones,
southwest of Lacey.
Thursday, Nov. 13.—Frank P.
S ylvester, K mile south and 1 Yi
mile west of Hennessey, sale of
Friday, Nov. 14—Reddick sale,
Y\ mile north of Rescue Home, on
outskirts of Oklahoma City.
Mr. and Mrs. Overton Return
Mr. and Mrs. John Overton re-
turned Tuesday morning after
spending several months at various
points in Iowa, Illinois, Colorado
and other western states. John
says he enjoyed his trip immensely,
but is gl&d to get back home and
will move out on his farm two and
a half miles southwest of town us
soon as Millard Beadle, the present
occupant, vacates, Mr. Beadle has
leased the Wm. Huntsberger half
section adjoining Bison on the west
and will farm it the coming sea-
I expect to remain in Hennessey
and will be ready at any time to do
anything in the way of auto repair
work or machine repairing of any
John Sijllers, Phone 163.
Transfered to Enid
E. G. Barnard, Frisco demonstra-
tion agent, has been transferred to
Enid, according to the News, of
that city, and will make that town
his headquarters. Mr. Barnard will
have charge of the 10-acre farms
which the Frisco wishes to secure
near each town along their line'
These farms, which will be used for
Giva Theaiks in
You'll Certainly Want a New Suit for Jhanksgiv-
ing, and None Would Be More Appropriate Than
We are showing many new styles
just received for the occasion-
handsome stripes, checks, plaids,
novelty effects, etc., in browns,
blues, .greys and tans woven into a
variety ot different shades. We
also show all the new models and
some lined, others half lined, with
Prices range from $12.50 to $20.00
Other good makes at $7.50, $10.00 and $12.50
merzberg & sternberger
The Collegian Clothes Store
L. A. Ff.rrell,
I. J. Cashion,
V ice Pres.
C. O. Cashion
T. H. Staggs
Floyd E. Felt
Chas. K. Stetler
Farmers and Merchants
We do a general banking business, buy and sell exchange, loan
money, pay taxes for non-residents, make loans on personal or
chattel security—have private money to loan for one to three
years time—make long time farm loans at very low rates, and do
all kinds of a general banking business. All business entrusted
to us is absolutely CONFIDENTIAL—NO LEAKS.
We also have on hands at all times a full line of legal blanks
for use of our customers—notary public in office. When you sell
or buy a farm handle the business through our BANK and it will
be handled right.
Bank with a STRONG BANK—A NA-
TIONAL BANK, supervised by the U.
S. Government-—the best and soundest
banking system in the world.
Farmers and Merchants National Bank
demonstration purposes will be un
der the direction of Mr. Barnard
and the company will also assist
jthe farmers in disposing of their
I seed and produce and in the breed
ing and raising of pure bred stock
i "Parson" will apparently have
enough to keep him quite busy, but
E. G. always works under a full
head of steam and will come as
near finishing anything he starts
as any man the company could
You can pay your tax at The
Hennessey State Bank. We make
no charge for our trouble Please
call or phone in for the amount.
We are now ready to receive same.
The Hennessey State Bank. ;
Buy Partner's Interest | sole owners of the property and
J. T. Vaughan and son, Fred business. There will be practically
Vaughan closed a deal Saturday j no change in management, how-
forL. C. Vaughan's interest in the ' ever, as the retiring partner's inter-
Vaughan feed yard and are now est had been under lease to the pre-
sent owners for a year past. L. C.
Vaughan will remain in Hennessey
and will devote his time to auto
livery, making his headquarters at
the barn as in the past.
Wm. Hickey Sale Postponed
The Wm. Hickey sale dated for
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 6 miles east and 1
mile south of Hennessey, was post-
poned on account of bad weather
until Tuesday, Nov. 11. Remember
that means next Tuesday.
Cemetery Association Receipts
Walter Henry, dues 2 00
C. M. Wilson, dues. 1,00
Ben Landaker, dues 100
J. S. King, dues 1.00
Mrs, Dresher, dues 1.00
Received for digging graves 13.00
Total Receipts $19.00
There will be a meeting of the
Association Friday afternoon at
3:30 o'clock, at the Farmers Mer-
chants National Bank. All mem-
bers or those interested are request-
ed to be present by order the presi-
dent. May T. Merrill, Sec'y.
CONDENSED STATEMENT OF
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Pursuant to Cull of Comptroller of Currency, October 21, 191 i
Loans and Discounts - 90,610.42
Bonds and Warrants 5,402.75
Billsof Exchange (Secured by Cotton) 3,919.42
U. S. Bonds (at par) . 25,000.00
Banking House Furniture and Fixtures 10,000.00
Other Real E-state 352.50
Five Per Cent Redemption Fund.. 1.250.00
Cash in Safe and Other Banks 70,258.65
Capital Stock $25,000.00
Surplus and Undivided Profits.. 8,856.20
Circulating Note 25,000.00
The above statement is correct, G. H. TRUE SDH LL. Cashier
John Smith, J. L. Hines, F. A. Dinkier, W. A. Rhodes,
A. F . Rhodes, Mary Smith, G. H. Truesdell
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The Hennessey Clipper (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 6, 1913, newspaper, November 6, 1913; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc105890/m1/1/: accessed September 19, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.