The Hennessey Clipper (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 30, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 14, 1919 Page: 1 of 8
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The Hennessey Clipper
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■ Oklahoma, as Second ClassMailMatter i
The Hennessey Press-Democrat Consolidated with The Hennessey Clipper January 15
HENNESSEY, KINGFISHER COUNTY. OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, AUG. 14,1919
\ Subscription PrlceSl ~>0 • Year in Ad- t
i viince: (i Months. 75c: 3 Month* 50c *
DEAN MILLER PAINFULLY HURT I SCHOOL BEGINS SEPTEMBER 1ST
Was Thrown From Wagou Tuesday—
Uncoil"clous Several Hours
: Si hool Board So Decides at Meeting
Held Wednesday Evening
auto traffic regulations
autoists take notice!
post field ball team will
play hennessey august 31
Dean Miller *u taiiwl painful aii-l
serious injury Tuesday nt'tfernoou i->
tlie north part of town, when lie was
thrown from a wilson while bonking a
young horse. The animal* s-wervert un-
'cjpecteiUy while passing an auto ai:>l
threw him from the wagon to the
hind roailway. He struck on his head,
rind sliniildors, cvittiiiji a gusli .'venil
inches loll).' in. (lie hack of his head n< Mr
the base of the sluill. Me \va- uncon-
scious so loilR that it was feareil foi
a time that lie hail suffeied concus-
sion of the brain.
lie is reported progressing satisfac-
350 BUSHELS WHEAT EURNED—
CAUGHT FROM ENGINE
Three hundred and fifty bushels of
wheat was burned on the laylor 1.8-
Porte farm, routhweest of town, last
Monday morning, when a stack was
.fired by a spark from the engine of
McCaleb threshing outfit. By
ijuick work the crew pulled the big
parator to a place of safety ami
succeeded also in saving 1,1)00 husli-
ccls of grain. Mr. McCaleb settled
for the burned wheat, paying $1.75
per bushel for the grain destroyed.
JOSEPH MITCHELL DIED SUNDAY
Joseph Mitchell, age 07 years, died
at 10 o'clock Sunday morning, Aug-ist
10, in the Dover neighborhood. His
d"ath was due to heart trouble.
Interment was made o:i Monday,
Au"ust 11. ill the Banner cemetery.
FOIt SALE or RKNT As am com-
pelled to move closer to my business,
1 will sell my 3-acre chicken ranch at
a bargain. 7-rooni house, sleeping
porch, good cave, good cellar, bar.i,
chicken houses, chicken fences, an 1
well of soft water as good as in Okla
lioma. See .1. C. Myers.
The Hennessey public schools will
„peiv for the fall term on Monday,
September 1st- This date was decid-
ed upon at a meeting of the board of
education last evening.
OSCAR SEIBER new cashier at
FIRST national bank
O car Seiber has succeeded W . ■
tiulker. as cashier of the First Nation
ill Hank. IN' as limed his new duties
Oscar is the eldest foil of Mr. * red
Seiber, well known farmer of Hen-
nessey township, and until rcccutlv
has been employed ia Kansnn City.
CLYDE GEIST signs with the
OKLAHOMA city western
Civdc (ieist, manager of the Hennes-
sey ball team, has signed up with the
Oklahoma Wc tern League team and
will plav fii-t ba e for tlmt aggrega
tion. He left on Tuesday for Sioux
Cite, where lie will join the team.
Clyde lias traveled iu high base ball
society before and his friends here
feel Mire lie will be all to the good
iu the present company.
Arthur Strauss will take charge ot
bowling alley during his absence
and Aitliur Cashion will take over
(he management of the ball team.
( Clipper >
LOYAL TEAM WILL PLAY here
The lii>v:il ball team has been sched-
uled for a game with Hennessey on
the local diamo d next Sunday after
i con The game will bo cnllod at 3:'I0
-new time'. The game should be
well worth seeing.
WHO TO SUCCEED SCOTT FERRIS
The announcement that Scott Ferris
would become a candidate for senator
t„ si Tim - I'. Gore, lias drawn
into the political limelight many con-
tenders for F.rris' place as emigre s
man of the Sixth district. George U.
Bowman, of Kingfisher, is mentioned
as one of the three logical candidates
for the place. The other two are Sen-
ator .1. Klmcr Thomas, of Lawton, and
|>nn Perry, of Carnegie.
The neeeessity for regulation of the
automobile traffic in Hennessey, cs
peciallv on Saturdays, is growing more
urgent". The desirnbiity and need 's
apparent. The safety of auto drivers
ami ownei demands it, anil they :.r■■
requested and urged to assist in ear
rying out the simple rules and reg'i
lntious provided by the town trattic
Don't leave voiir car where it will
blockade the street, l'ark your car at
the curb, at an angle of -T> degree*
Keep to the right of the road and
travel with the traffic.
When turning around, turn with the
traffic; preferably at turning posts it
traffic is heavy.
Keep your cutout closed.
Don't exceed the speed limit of !•>
miles per hour.
Keep head lights and tail light
burning after dark.
\uto drivers lire urged to obey tip
„l,ovo mlc . TRAFFIC OFFIOhlt.
SCOTT ferris out for senator
Oklahoma City, Aug. 9—Scott Fer
ris last night made formal aunouuc,
ment of his candidacy for the demo
ciatic nomination for V. S. senator,
to succeed T. 1*. Gore. In his stat.
nicut, Congres man Ferns ssaid:
I am a candidate for the I nitcd
Steles Senate. 1 ask every democrat
within the state who believes I can
render efficient service in that capai
itv to aid me in this endeavor.
1 will within the immediate tutuie,
n detail, State the things for which I
stand and embody them in my pint
form. Ill short they aie us follows:
1 supported every war measure
I stood by Woodrow Wilson, th>
commander in chief, from the beg
niug and wilt stand by him until the
Will Come in Airplanes for Game and
Should Draw Big Crowd
Children's Church and
Cradle Roll Day
The children will have charge of the
morning services at the Baptist
Church, beginning at
Sunday, August the 17th
1 stood by every measure for the
wclfi'ic of our four million soldiers.
I will stand by every reconstruction
men' ure that is in their interests
It is mv imperative duty to return
to mv post in Washington now. .vs
soon as I can properly leave, 1
enter actively into the campaign.
J. C.'s gone again
.! I'. Smith, who was induced to
return to Hennessey last week, to be
gin where he had left off, is gone
again. Alter his friends had rustled
the fund to keep him at liberty, he
went to work to cam the wherewith-
rl to repay them-and worned a d:,.,
and 11 half and blew away He 's
■ one but not forgotten, tor the li ti
keepsakes he lelt behind will keep bis
slight improvement in con-
dition of merle wilson
Ac report received today announces
! some improvement in the condition o
Merle Wil.on, who lias been critically
ill for several weeks in an Knid hospi
ttai, following an operation for ap-
pendicitis. He is making a brave tig' it
for health, strength and life, and ln>
many friends are hoping fervently he
took his roll
Waukomi Hornet: Holdups arc he
coining quite frequent; they have even
reached Waukomis. Sunday night a
harvest, hand returning from Kind on
No. II stopped at the depot to get a
drink at the pump, when some fellow
biffed him on the head and another
fellow downed him, taking his roll ot
$(10 or more and making their get
away. Don't carry a roll.
The Hennessey State Bank
Capital Stock and Surplus Over $40,000.00
The ball team from l'nst Field i"
scheduled to play the lessee team
on the local grounds on Sunday, Aug.
Illst. The ball team will make the trip
from Ft. Sill to Hennessey by nir
plane, returning after the game in the
same manner, afid will doubtless bt
accompanied by a number of rooters
from Post Field.
close game won by coving
ton in the 11th inning
Hennessey lost a close game at
'o\ ingfon, Sunday afternoon by the
col. o> s to T. Three of Hennessey's
Inv. rs were injured during the con
',( !. I'hick Katon broke an ankle
while iiding to second, Ira Moore
iwhite.I nu nklc, tearing the tendons
loose, and Howard Leddv sprained an
inkle on the hard ground.
Frv and Strauss officiated for Her.-
OIL STOVE CAUSES FIRE
Fire, that resulted from a coal oil
to*. !•, rausPii cntiKiflorablt* (ianiuytt to
outbuiMiim in th« rear o< tin*
1'. A. Dinkier residence on North
M in street, about noon, on Tuemiay.
Th * rrntne structure wns badly charred
within Ik'oiv the tire could be ext n
d by the lire department. The
himrjitf will amount to several hund-
•i dollars. His insurance policy ov
•red onh the residence.
The oil stove had appaientlv l'fli'.ed
t«> «.t'i.c:: te. atter b'.'iiiK lighted, and
wlien they ••turned a few minutes lat-
er, the burning «>i 1 had spread overtli"
floor aroun-'l the stove.
motor license fees over a
million this year
License for the op ration of motor
driven vehicles in Oklahoma have
brought *1.100,00*4 into the coffers
of tiie state during the first seven
months of the year. Last year the
total license fees amounted to $1,032
<100. During ^the first seven months of
1019, 122,000 licenses have been i -
sued; during :iII of 191K, 127,000 were
sent out. It i estimated that the to-
tal licenses for 1010 will reach 16V
COUNTY ATTORNEYS TO GET THE
DOPE ON PROFITEERS
Oklahoma City, Aug. 13—County
attorneys from practically every
county'in the state were in attend
a nee :it the conference held iu Okla
homa City, Friday for the purpose of
.discussing methods of combating the
profiteer. As a result of the confer
ence a tate wide investigation f
condition. will oon be under way.
The practice, prices and eliargt
those dealing in the necessities of lit*
will be carefully scrutinized and
law violations will be prosecuted. I n
reasonable profits short weights and
sort measures will be vigorously pros
ecuted. State officials and council of
defense bodies are to assist in th
It" effort of county attorneys,
grand .juries and councils of defense
prove unavailing, the resolutions pro
vide that the governor call an extra
ordinary session of the legislature to
define the meaning of profiteering and |
provide a suitable penalty as well !
as Mich laws relating to publicity of
the cost and sale prices of articles of
omfort and necessity as will make
profiteering impossible and enable
i'ountv attorneys to punish through ti
court-, all guilty thereof.
The following county attorney*
Carl Monk, of McAlester; Russell It
Brown, of Ardmore; Karl Poster, of
Sapulpa; John W. Barry, ot Alva,
and D. C. McCurtain, of Poteau,
were appointed as a committee
serve with the governor and attorney |
general for the purpose of examining
into and determining facts relative
to the present cost to the ultimate
consumer of the nee critics and com i
forts of life and the means to be em-
ployed in the reduction of the hi«;h j
cost of living. The committee will
meet at the call of the governor and
report its conclusions of facts and
recommend the procedure to be fol-
lowed bv the county attorneys of the |
state in dealing with profiteer?
ferris CLUB organized
A *4 Ferris for Senator Club" wa* |
organized Tues ,a> evening at a me i
ing held in ti- doctor's room o th •
Hennessey State '..ink. I* red 1/1 •
wa chosen president, I'rnuK Tier ay.
see ret a iv. and .loliu S:i! ti; tieasur r.
The suggestion that an «xecutive com
mittee w.mld be advisable, resulted !n
the selection of a rOMimittee of five, as
follows: Geo. A. Clark, .John M.
Jones, M. A. Mitchell, J . L. Murphy
and A. C. Black. A general meeting
to add to the club' membership, will
bee ailed later.
Dr. and Mi's. J. H. Sims left la-t
Thursday for. Colorado. The doctor
has closet! his dental office here and
will spend some time in Colorado in
the hope that the change in climate
will benefit Mrs. Sims.
Much Danger of Fire
This Dry Weather
insure you wheat in the bin. The rates
are very low and you cannot afford to
take the chance. I make a spe, llty in
writing Grain Insurance In good reli
ablo companies. Here are the rates:
$1.50 per hundred.
j 45c per Imndied for
7Tic per hundred for
110c per hundred for
1 $1.05 per hundred for
' Also write 1'tre Insurance on City
property. Do it NOW. before it is
1 everlastingly TOO LATE.
HARRY EHLER, AGENT
for one year
.2 month i
One-Halt Million Dollars
We are able to take care of your
needs when you want to borrow.
When you deposit your money
with this bank it is absolutely safe
YOU CAN'T LOSE
Okarche Soldier Boy Awarded Congres
alonal Medal for Bravery
First Lieut. George Price Hays, of
Okarche, a member of the 10th Field
Artillery, Third divison, has been
awarilcd one of the 7K congressional
medals for bravery displayed at
Oreves Farm, France, .luly 1415, 101S.
At the very outset of the unprecedent-
ed artillery bombardment by the ene-
| my .luly 1*4-15, 191H, his line of com
munication was destroyed beyond re
pair, the statement says, but despitet
the hazard attached to the mission cf
runner, lie immediately set out to re-
establish contact with the neighboring
pout of command and further estab
lisli liaison with two French batter
irs, visiting their position so frequent
ly that he wn> mainly responsible for
the accurate fire therefrom. While thus
engaged, seven horses were shot under
him ami he was severely wounded. His
activity under the most severe fire
was aii important factor in checking
then dvance of the enemy.
I,. A. Kincade arrived Friday from
Wayne county, Iowa, and will move
onto the old .1. K. Taylor farm, north-
east, of town, near the Union Chapel,
which he purchased about a year ago..
He drove through in his auto, shipping
his other personal property by rail.
Mr. Thomas, who accompanied the
enr, will return to Iowa, but may
come to Oklahoma later.
Eat More Meat
The following prices for 30 days
at the City Meat Market
Pun1 Hog Lard by the car, ptr 2 l-2c
I'urt1 Tallow for cooking, pgr lb-
Tallow iind Laid mixed. ]>er lb-
Good Bri >kci in eat, per lb-
Good Short. Ribs, per II) •
Good Roast, per lb-
Good Shoulder sle&k. 1 er lb-
Good Loin and T. Bone steak
Home made Balogna, per lb.
All other meats in proportion.
City Meat Market
Jones & Son, Proprietors
20c i o 25c
JWc to 35c
Fancy California Lemons, per doz. 30c
Jell-O, any flavor
Nxtional Premium Crackers, G to 7 lb.
boxes, per lb. :
Large Oats, per pkges . 3Qc
Macaroni, per pkge
Arm & Hammer Soda, 10c; 3 pkges.
Heinz White Pickling Vinegar per gal. 50c
Crisco. large size ■ • • *2.50
Criseo, small size
Matches, best quality, box 5c; 6 for 25c
Large can Salmon • 2,Oc
We Are Under the Market on Coffee's
Chase & Sanborn's Seal Brand 1 lb. cans 60
2 lb. cans . • • $1.15
3 lb. cans . :
Best Grade Peaberry, per lb.
Santos Coffee, per lb.
Rio Coffee, per lb. 35c; 3 lbs.
We are exclusive agents for Fliethmann's Yea t
See us for work clothes. Gloves, overalls. Shirts,
Unionalls, Sox, etc.
Can While You Can-Kerr's Self-Sealing Jars,
Atlas E F. Seal fruit jars, kerrs Self Sealing Jars,
Mason fruit jars, Kerrs jar tops, Schramm jar tops
Mason jar tops, Jar Rubbers, Sealing Wax, Parafine.
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