The Hennessey Clipper (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 25, 1917 Page: 1 of 10
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The Hennessey Clipper
The Hennessey Press-Democrat Consolidated with The Hennessey Clipper January 15, 1914
HENNESSEY, KINGFISHER COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JAN. 25. 191
Subscription Price $1.00 a Year in Ad- I
vance: ri Month*. 50c; 3 Months 25c (
Why Not Go to Church? Who?
Win 1 For tin- Pevival continues QQ
at tlic .Methodist Church. Few per oo
sons iliiuk things through. If cv-'|b|
erybody reasoned this matter of j |[||
ehurch-Koing to its logical eonclu- ||||
sion, the'e w ill not he many va 
cant pews and a wide-spread de-
mand for more churches would
speedily arise. The reason is sim-
t well in the NW of 85-23-10. j pie: People do not stay away
. , , , - | A derrick is said to he building, j' com church because they arc op-
i.is ecu lau ed to the well site. l,|om.s nil(| |,js associates are cred- 'posed to religion or to the church.
itcd with a block of 1,500 acres |Far from it. Nearly everybody be-
around the location, which is al-j'icves that the great Christian
most due north of Ames and 17 Tree with its many branches, is
miles west of Enid. j absolutely necessary to our civil-
! i/ation. If its existence were
Kansas < ity parties are trying | threatened the great mass of
small block of acreage on
uthedge of Garfield county
WILL START ERECTION
OF DERRICK AT ONCE
Ground Being Prepared by Work
men Today— Material Com
ing In—Other Dope
A carload of rig irons and
other equipment for the test on
the l>. F. Cook far/n, the NE of
12-19-6, seven miles northeast of
[ennessey, arrived Monday and
is to be the tirst of three wells to
go down on three blocks of acre-
age iu that section. Another lo
cation has been made four and n
half miles southwest of the Van-
To Drill Out Northwest
I A report from Enid states that
j the well known oil man , I!. I!.
J -Iones, has made a location for a
Two carloads of coal arrived to
day and the engine and boiler |
and other equipment should be
on track within a few days.
The lumber for the derrick,
which was placed on the ground
several months ago, has been j foi
moved to the northwest corner! tin
ot the farm. Actual construction j in range five, ten miles northeast
on the derrick was started this of Hennessey. They have prom-
afternoon. Professional rig-build ised to drill within six months
ers have been engaged to con- land have offered a good hoiiK for
s"net the derrick and are ex- the acreage. The farmers, it is
pected to arrive tonight or in! said, are holding out. Those
the morning. Hoard and sleep-j who turn down a drilling pro
ing accommodations have been position in belief that they will
arranged for them at the Philip | later get a big bonus from'some
Millis place, just across the road.
Tulsa Parties Get Block West of
It is reported that Bartlesville
parties have secured a block of
acreage in Lacey township, out
northwest of Hennessey and that
drilling operations will be start-
ed on the block within sixty
The derrick on the Stalker
farm a mile east of Kiel, the SE
of 7-lM-8w. has been completed j hay
and is a standard rig, and neat-1 rig
ly and substantially built. Two
■small building have also been
elected and a house for the drill-
er, it is said, will also be built.
•lust when the actual drilling
will be started, has not been
given out, but from present in-
dications. it will be about Febru-
one who wants to drill, many
times hold the sack. Develpment
is the one thing desired. A drill-
er lias many opportunities to
drill. They are looking for drill-
ers all over the state. Let 'em
drill A well is what counts.
Location Made Seven Miles South
.Messrs. P. C. Courtney and
•I. P. Giles have practically com-
pleted closing up their block of
leases in i'nion Township, ac-
cording to the Dover News and
Contracted for a standard
id the machinery necessary
to put down a test in this block.
Ill:- test- it is asserted, will be
located on the NE of 31-18-6
This is seven miles almost due
south of Hennessey.
icy. S. Shi
Derrick About Completed
The derrick on the Marvc
Vanderwork farm, the northwest
of 31-21-5, about seventeen miles
northeast of Hennessey, will be
completed this week and actual
drilling operations at this test
should be under way very soon
thereafter. Mr .Richardson, the
contractor, is well pleased with
the outlook in that section. This
Machinery Ready for Shipment
Mr. Newton, who hollis a block
of leases in lianner township.
Wii.s at Dover this week, accord-
ing to the Dover. \'(>svs. He stat-
ed tluit .Mr. Dec. the driller, has
the machinery for the Stanfill
well ready for shipment from
the eastern part of the state, and
will ship as soon as he can se-
cure cars. It is said that he will
bring two outfits and will put
down a test near Hox
(Continued to back page
Nearly All. Our Best
Citizens Have Join-
ed Our Christmas
Come, Join, Be a happy Re-
cipient of a Check Next
TO OUR MEMBERS—We want to help you save, so if
you are behind in your payments, do not get discour
aged—you can still pay. Come and do the best you can
Remember the checks are to be yours if you are
faithful—$25.50 to Class No 2 rtiembers, and $63.75
tp Class No. 5 members.
Everybody is Joining
pie would light for it. Hut by some
curious kink in their mental pro-
cess many non-church goers fail
to perceive that if everybody fol-
lowed their example -arid every
honest person grants others the
nghr to do as he- does—Un-
churches would pass out of exist-
ence: Every non-attendant upon
religious services virtually votes
for the elimination of the institu-
tion from sdciety.
The services will continue indef-
initely. If you believe in the
churches of Hennessey, come. If
not, stay away, and let the Al-
mighty write your doom over your
door. The best things of the meet-
Springs I ing are yet to come. Don't be a
| piker, a kicker, a knocker. God
and men expect better things of
|you. Come, everybody. You are
; Need for a Commericial Organiz-
ation Pressing—Wake Up.
Hennessey needs a commercial
organization. The need has long
been evident- but the need is
j now more urgent and pressing.
Concerted action is necessary in
promoting the town's welfare
| and this kind of action can be
had only through organization.
Organize- NOW. Let's get busy.
Balkenbusch Store Burglarized
Late Saturday Night
The Balkenbuseh general mer-
A burglar, who gained en-
trance through the transom
over the front door- secured $11
in cash .it the I'alkenbusch gen-
eral merchandise store last Sat
urday night. The thief appar-
ently was thoroughly familiar
with the premises and found no
trouble in locating the coffee pan
iu which the change had been
deposited. Nothing else seemed
to have been taken or even dis-
The thief gained entrance by
climbing up on a cleat nailed on
the door, l-'rom this position, lie
broke a small hole in the glass
and unlatched the transom, lb-
left the store through the front
floor. Which was fastened with
a night lock that could be open-
ed from within.
The job bears all the earmarks
of home talent.
Money Saving Notice
On the 15th day of February new prices
and terms made by the International
Harvester Co. go into effect. There will
not be any more two payments on bind-
ers. Until the 15th of February we can
sell you binders on two fall payments,
and save you $15.00 on a binder and
$60.00 on a 12-foot push binder.
If you are going to need a binder see
us before the 12th of February. Orders
must be in Oklahoma City on the 15th.
ED HOCKADAY &CO.
Hennessey, R. E. WATSON, Manager
The Hennessey State Bank
of Hennessey, Okla.
MRS. BOETTLER DEAD word she trusted, ihus enabling her
—■— to live the grand, yet humble life
Passed Away Friday After Few j which she lived.
Weeks Illness (Clipper;—
Improve the Road
.Mrs. ( atherine Boettlei'. aged The derrick that will soon be
years, passed away at :i :40 • completed on the It. F. Cook
o clock Friday afternoon. Her J farm, seven miles northeast of
death resulted Irotii heart tron- Itown, will bring many visitors to
ble and followed an illness of , Hennessey from other parts of
about three weeks duration. The'the county and from greater dis-
fleceased has been a resident of tauees, and the road from Hen-
this section for the past twenty nesscy to the well should be kept
three years, and for several up in first-class condition. This
.veai's past, had made her home j should receive immediate atten-
witli her son. Louis, seven and It inn. This is everybody's business
a liait miles southwest of town, j but without a commericial or- \
Funeral services were held at ; ganization is nobody 's business,
two o'clock Saturday afternoon. Organize.
from the home, "Rev. -1. .1. Barnes !
officiating. Interment was mail" Ulysses
in the Harmony cemetery.
Mr. Byron and the Misses Kate
and Curie Boettlcr. of Freder-
ick, Okla., and Mrs. Emma Whit-
taker and son. Forest, of Vinita-
Okla., William Boeftler, of
Shawnee, Okla.- and Tin-adore
Boettlcr. of Colorado, were here
and in attendance at the funeral.
- - .'Clipper)
Brittain in Wichita for
Will Kiinerer returned Tuesday
veiling from Wichita, where lie
cnt Monday in response to a
message from his niece. Mrs.
Clysses Brittian- Jr., stating
that her husband was seriously
ill in a hospital in that city. Mr.
Brittian is suffering from a form
of kidney trouble. He will prob-
ably undergo an operation on
Tli u rs<lay.-— I)ovcr News.
E. M WYMORE DEAD
Dea1*i Occured Friday--Remains
Shipped to Wyoming
K. M. Wymore, aged S4 years,
passed away Friday afternoon,
at the home of his son. L. A. Wy-
iliore, southwest of town. His
death resulted from complica-
tions that developed from a se-
vere cold contracted late in the
fall. He bad been ill for many
The body was shipped to Lar-
aiiuic- Wyo.. Monday morning
6c Per Pound for
i Soft water laundry. I call for and
deliver it to you. See
Basement Barber Shop
Miss Katherine Clinghammer was
born in Strassbttrg, Germany. .Ian- j
uary 1, 1839. When at the age of
seven years, she came to America ,
with her parents, settling in St. I
Charles county, Mo., in 1846. She
united with the Lutheran church,
in 1852 and lived a consistant i
christian life throughout her re-
maining days; days that have been j
filled with busy toil, administering j
deeds of love and kindness while J
journeying through the long life she j
In August. 1856 she was married j
to Lewis Boettler. To this union
were born thirteen children Two;
that have proceeded her. Julius
Boettler having died June 3, 1911,1
and Charles Boettler, Dec. 31, 1913.1
Four sous live in Colorado, one
daughter in Canada. Seven child-
ren have been at her bedside in this
her last illness. She with her com- j
panion moved to Livingston county
Mo., in 1862, and to Oklahoma in i
1893, where they have .since resided, i
jOn January 8, 1909 her companion j
i departed this life. Since then, she j
has lived at this place with her son. I
Lewis, 'till the hour of her death.
She leaves eleven children twenty- j
eight grand-children and one great;
This community will share in the
great loss to this sorrowing family
and feel that a noble life has ended.
Her's was a life which was a pat-
tern—and a beautiful pattern. The
Holy book was her guide and in its
Now the Time
[To buy stock cattle.
J To till that silo.
j You can make some money on live stock.
I We lost money on the wheat crop.
Last August we loaned a customer $300.Ut) with which
he bought 16 heifers. Last week he sold the bunch and
cleared $230.00. It cost hint nothing to make this extra
profit—he had the pasture and grew the roughness.
Thereby turning the usual dead loss into a net profit.
You can do it,
We make a specialty of cattle loans, large or small. We
try to keep in touch with the market, we can advise you
on what to buy. We will back our judgment and our
faith in a good man, by putting up the money to buy the
stockers. if you have the roughness and the ability to
handle stock. Figure with us. Terms to suit. We can
and do help our customers make money.
The Farmers and Merchants
of Hennessey, Okla.
Oldest Bank in Kingfisher County
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