The Hennessey Clipper (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 28, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 15, 1917 Page: 1 of 14
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The Hennessey Clipper
The Hennessey PresS'Democrat Consolidated with The Hennessey Clipper January 15, 1914
HENNESSEY, KINGFISHER COUNTY. OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, NOV. 15. 1917
Subscription Price SI.00 a Year in Ad- I
> v*nc«r; t Months. 50c: 3 Months 25c (
I wish to announce to my friends and customers in Hennessey and vicinity that i have moved from North Main St.
to the Dr. Rector building, first door west of Rhodes hotel, where 1 will be better prepared than ever to serve you.
Bring me your work—pressing, cleaning, etc. My facilities are the best—I have everything necessary for a strictly
first-class, up-to-date shop. All work done promptly and guaranteed to be satisifactory. P. L MILLBR, the Tailor.
L A. FERREL OPERATED
ON AT ENID HOSPITAL
Last Saturday Afternoon—Is Improv-
Mr. L. A. Ferrel was operated up
oi in an Enid hospital last Saturday
afternoon for intestinal trouble. 1 ft-
rallied nicely after the operation and
reported to be paining strength,
st^adjly, but slowly, despite his
weakened condition, t.wing to his r
c nt illness, and his many friends nre
loping for an early recovery.
Mr. Ferrel had planned to go to
the Mayo Brothers' hospital, at Roch-
ester, Minn., btit his condition was
deemed too critical for so long ;< .jour
ney and it was decided t« Jiave tin-
operation performed in the Enid hos-
Mrs. Arthur Cashion returned from
Kingfisher, Monday, after a few days
spent with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
< '-eorge H. Wood worth.
ROYAL THARP IN HOSPITAL
SOMEWHERE IN FRANCE
Blinded For Two Weeks by Gas Fiunes
From Clothing of Wounded
Dr. Koyal Tharp, a nephew of Mrs.
Sarah Liston, and :i former residot
jot' Hennessey, who is serving as sur-
geon on the west front in France,
; was totally Idind for two weeks from
11 In effects of poisonous gas fumes,
j inhaled from the clothing of wounded
I soldiers brought t• the hospital for
i treatment, according to information
I contained in a letter received recently
ly Mrs. Liston. At the bane hospital,
! where he was taken for treatment,
< lie oi' the surgeons proved to bo a
tornier partner of his, from St. Louis,
Mo. They had lost track of each
|o1hcr and the meeting proved a mut
! i nI please. Dr. Tharp is reported tf>
i I.- slowly recovering his sight.
( l>r. Tharp formerly resided on a
farm with his parents northeast of
, town in what is now known as the
.I'nion Chapel neighborhood. He left
Hennessey, in 1901, moving to \Toun
tein View, Okla.
Rev. Meeks Visits Old Neighbors and
Friends at Union Chapel
Ke.v. 1\ F. Meek, of Blue lJidgo,
Mo., arrived Saturday and preached
Sunday morning and evening at Union
« hapel, northeast of town. The ehureh
' as well filled with old friends and
neighbors both morning and evenini:.
I If left Suuday nipht on No. 11, for
Elk City, Okla.. to visit with his • ian
T?ev. Meeks came down from Mis
vuiri to a.ttend the Christian I'nion
Meeting at Pleasant Valley, nnd em-
.braced the opportunity to again visit
• Id friends at I'nion Clu*pel.
Rev. Meek was pleasantly stfrprise-
t th<4 Fred Will home Saturday night,
by old neighbors and old friends, who
1 gathered in and spent a delightful
evening. Fullv sixty were present
Mrs. Virginia Lynch is planning *
spend Thanksgiving Day with her
husband nt Camp Travis, Texas.
A Colored Youth Arrested for Theft ol
Suit of Clotlios is Given Fifteen
Days and $20 Fine
DeWitt Ballard, a colored yuotii,
hum Caldwell, Kaits., is being held by
the local oilicers on the charge of
stealing a suit of clothes from L. I.
Gardner, while employed as porter if
• Gardner's confectionery . The clothes
I disappeared about the UOtli of Octo
j her When arrested at the depot here
by Marshal Fleming, Monday night,
[•it about ten o'-lock, he was wearing
| ti,.; coat. The trousers he had sent 'o
a local cleaning establishment find
have sine, been recovered.
A pair of shoes that disappeared at
the same time as the • lothilig. is still
Mallard had a dioice assortment of
tales in hand 1o account for the man
in which he came bv the clothes, but
•11 \ i licr
peniling a hear
er set for Wed
charge of petit
untv jail |
A New Machine At The
Farmers and Merchants National Bank
This machine is really a won-
derful set of steel brains which
we are putting lo work in our
With it we can handle our figure work
faster than ever before and at the. same
time be sure that every item in our
books is RIGHT.
Help Us Give You Better Service
By the machine method, every debi-
tor's account is kept in balance ALL
THE TIME and there are flo mistakes
such as are uuavoidable with other ways
of handling figures.
The time saving made possible by the
machine gives us an opportunity to im-
prove the service to our customers in all
departments of the bank
Everything i« Done Automatically
It prints, dates, adds your dei s!ts to
the old balance, subtracts checks, figures
and prints your new balance. All of this
is done automatically. The operator
simply writes the amounts on the key
board—the machine shifts from column
to column and adds, subtracts, or prints
the date as desired, without the Irsrst at-
tention being necessary.
Come in and See It Work
There is no method of posting ledgers
known which equals this Burroughs
Bookkeeping Machine in either accuracy
or time saving.
Come in and see our new Burroughs
at work In our accounting department
The Farmers and Merchants National Bank
Condensed Statement at Close of Business Nov. 13, 1917
Capital Stock $ 25,000.00
Surplus and Undivided Pro-
< irculntion 24,800.00
Loans, Bonds and Discounts $1^7,248.7-
U, s. Bonds at par 85,000.00
I in nking House H,500.00
Redemption Fund 1,250.00
Stock in Federal Reserve Hank
• ami AND SIGHT BX
Total $338,711.71 Total
The foregoing statement is cor re ct FLOYh K. FELT,
"A Steady Growth Insures Stability"
ani] In- was locked
ing. Hi* trial was
li reeti v.
When placed on trial last
tie entered a plea of Miiiltv
given tiften .lavs in the c<
an-I a $20 fine.
Rev. J. B. Stocking Will Preach Fare
well Sermon on Sunday. Nov. 25
—Will go to Oktaha
Itev. .1. K. Stocking, who has served
|#s pastor . fit the Congregational
. l.'urch for the past three yours, lia^
resigned and expects t« leave for Ol
taha. Okla., the last of this month.
He will preach hi.- farewell sermon
at the local ehurcli on Sunday, Now
2otli. He will take up his duties on
Peceniber Nt at Oktaha.
"Rev. and Mrs. Stocking have made
manv warm friends here during theii
residence in Hennessey, who will re
i;iet their departure.
J. H. Elliott New Niglit Marshal
l. H. Klliott has been appointed
night marshal. 11 • assume.1 hisduti,w
Sunda\ night. Mr. W. M. Rut her
ford, who was appointed to the posi-
tion at the last meeting of the hoard
Oi" trustees, has reconsidered, and de
cided that the exposure the position
entailed, would prove had treatment
foi his. rheumatism, and "Rufns" is
going to watch his rheumatism in
H. H. S. Lost to Fairview 83 to 0
Hennessey Highfoot hall squad
was fairly smothered by Fairview 'n
p game in that city Saturday. The
Major county bunch proved too heavy
for the II If. S., and with Barnes
out ou account of an injury received
it the Crescent game, found the
going good. The final score was s.°, to
0. The hoys are still hunting big
game. howewr, and will plav Waton-
ga the lust of this week nt Watonga.
PLACED ON HONOR
Nation Expects You to Tell the Real
Truth to Aid Classification—Draft
Book Issued —Lawyers and
Doctors to Aid Perplex-
ed Young Man
Washington, Nov. 12. -Copies of
ile new arm\ dm ft regulations came
off the press today for a tiual reading |
preparatory to mailing to the local ex
en ption boards throughout the couu j
tr; aild will be in the hands of all
boards next week to govern all fu j
I inler the new plan the burden o1' j
.supplying information which will re- ;
ut in Ins being placed in Ins proper
<•!:. - silication under the selective ser
vic<' law re-its' squarely upon the indi-
vidual registrants. Ml instructions
now in the hands of the board* will i
i . annuls upon the ipt of the
new regulations, wliieh tire greatly re |
<!uced im . vtent and simplified in pr <
New Draft Book
Included in the new hook is every
t!iin^ l :ring toi the draft processes
now organized, from the time the
<|iiost ionaire to he sent to each regis
1 rant i* filled out and returned to the
Sc.-.rd- until accepted men ar • actual
\\ in the military service. Each book
carrier r ropy of the statutes and
also a ^ -rified copy of the master list
o the draft numbers
The <]uestionaire it the basis of the
plan grouping registrants in five class
• . liabl ■ for duty b\ < las: .-s. The
hoards will be aide to classify a man
immediately w hen his -jMCstiouaii • has
he« n received.
The Draft Net Tightens
The (juostionuirc process will elim
iii;te from consideration for military
-er\ i.-e, probably ninety-five per cent
of the men who would have been di
charged or exempted under the old
plan. Cnder the first call the rage
board was compelled to examine five
men to obtain one for service In
• one cases not more than one out of
ten or twelve were sent to the camp.
l! is expected that nudity- the new-
scheme the average figures \viU be
re\cr ed and almost not more than
one man in five called on will fail ro
physical examination end b<
TI.i \'eericMii war association and
1! .\ 11e> ■ m. Mclical \ -sociation are
' • i■ \ ;11 work organising the lawyers
;i I doctors to aid registrants in their
■■ Hi.1 !i tilling out the-ii question
.'.ire- With the aid of these associa
to.n.- it is hoped a high percentage
oi the <|uest iona ires will come back
ii mi. h form that the boards will have
V.t'le ;■ ore than a rubber stamp pro
ci . .ling left to seh t t the men to fill
AN EIGHTY ACRE FARM FOR
ONLY .$1400—A REAL
w«e tarn,, dark sandy loam soil;
1 acres in cultivation, Ho in tame
• s and timber. House 11x28 with
:! re ais, barn 10x40 with room for I
hot 'I "I llOlSOS, 2 W ells; also hen
•\ he.-., <i . j", acres fenced in
wo «• 11wire Will be sold part on time
ioip 1 ii'iI int -iesl. Why rent, when
vo11 can buy good place and have a
rn iiont home See \. I' Hcrseh
. . Hennessey.
Corn on Poor Farm Burned
I'ossibh it was alighted cigar, "i
etti oi match carelessly thrown
from ;i or car on the road, which
-et fire to n field of corn on the coun
t> 'arm Saturday. The prompt action
' I 'Mir and his .lame',
checked the spreatl of the flames some-'
what, but it not the bet of 'Jo acres
oi thi.> \aluahie product ami burned
through an adjoining place, although
Thompson's field had been picked
prett v well. Kingfisher Free. Press.
Women's Study Club Meeting
The Women's Study Club met with
Mrs. F. II. Tathwell November 1. Af *
• er t lie business session and roll call,
tin afternoon was devoted to the sub
ject of food conservation. Mrs Irvine
vi i; ably explained how the house-
keeper may co-operate with Uncle
Sain and thus help win the war by
cousers atioii and sensible economy.
.Junior Program at Kle« trie Theatre
Satuitlav night, Nov 17. Mine Hird
film feature will also be given.
The foot hall game between King
fisher and Pond Creek, at Kingfisher,
Saturday ended in a tie -0 to 0. The
game proved interesting.
Lecture Friday Night by Returned
Missionary From China
Rev. K. K. Kulkerson. a returned
missionary will lecture at the Nr. E.
church next Friday night, Nov. 16th.
The public is invited to hear him.
No admission will be charged.
Mrh. Charlotte Stlinmel Passed Away
At Moreland, Okla., Monday
Air . charlotte Stimmel, mother of
Hen F. Stimmel, passed away last
Monday at her home in Moreland,
Okla. The announcement of her death
will grieve her old friends of this vi-
Tlu body was shipped to Dover,
interment being made this afternoon
-j in the New Home cemetery across the
river from that place
Card of Thanks
We wish to thank our friends and
neighbors who so kindly assisted us
during the sickness and at the death
of our beloved husband and fattier, .1.
W. Criner: also those who sent the
heuutiful floral offerings, and the 1.
O. O. F-. for their kindness. -Mrs. Et-
ta Criner and Children.
.Mrs, Annette H. Ehler, grand lect
un r of the O. K. S. of Oklahoma, left
the first of the week for the east
side of the state, where she expects
to spend two weeks holding school
for O K. S. members in a number of
cities in that section
Help the dice Club girls buy new
music by attending the recital Friday,
and will install same in a few days as soon as our
stationery arrives. By this machine method your
account is kept in balance all the time. If you
want a statement of your account in a hurry, we
can jjive it to you at any time in a very few minutes.
Von will not have to wait for your pass book to be
balanced, but a neatly printed statement made out
on our Burroughs Machine and banded to you,
showing your checks and deposits and gives your
balance to date.
Come in and See It Work
We will be glad to show you how this wonderful
machine operates. It does the substracting your
checks from your balance and adds your deposits
and this affords absolute protection against errors
in figure handling. It can't make a mistake. You
are sure your balance is always correct
Yours for Better Service
First National Bank
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