Renfrew's Record (Alva, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 49, Ed. 1 Friday, October 20, 1911 Page: 2 of 14
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RENFREW'S RK<X>HI>, ALVA, OKLA. FRIDAY, OPTOIIKK 30. I»il.
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To Inaure publication that week,
have your communications reach
this oltlce not later than Tuesday.
Those coming in later will he pul)-|
llslted the same week If possible, or
the following Issue anyhow.
The correspondents should not ^
limit Ills or her items too much to
home folks. People might guess i
who writes the items.
Separate your Items. l>o not be
gein an Item on the same line on j
which another ends.
Write plainly, or the linotype man
Tom Piper Is
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schafer re-
turned from Burlington Sunday even-
ing where they had been visiting.
The Maker agent was through here
.1. II. Alexander and wife were Alva
callers Monday afternoon.
Lowell Jones and 11. P. Bruce and
wife were spending the day last Run-
hauling kaffir day with S. S. Quinn and wife.
1/OOKOI T ITKMS
Jack .Manning is the happiest man
around llopeton. Th“y have it line
boy nt their house.
Howard Haltom is on the sick list
Fifty men are at work on the rail-
road here at Hopeion, they have been
Mie has 13 here nearly two weeks. And sill last
j week they had a steam shovel here
at work. They are making a fine
j. ||. Alexander and wife spent the
king a hliirk mare to ride, ,|av Sunday at Curtis Jones'.
,, |,e j„ not having extra good J Miss Emma Huston spent the night
corn home from Ids daughter's iarm.
Mr. and Mrs. Elder is in Alva vis-
iting their sick Uaughler-ln-law.
Mrs. Emma Achemlre b in Alva.
I guess she thinks Will can batch.
Miss Snyder Is having good suc-
cess with her school and all the pu-
pils like her real wel
Master Frank Sandlin has a nice
job breaking a team of mules to
ride .and Fred Klssner liar, the Job
of breaking a black mar
hut I i
1 know not what the truth may
he, I'll tell II as 'l was told it me.
Nice and cool litis Monday morn-
Fine rain Iasi week, about one
Illram Smith lias ordered a corn
shcller. He will be ready for bttsi- ^
ness by the Iasi of this week.
Preaching ut Hie Christian church
Inst Sunday by llrolher Blaylock. j
Henry Wamhoff was shelling corn |
Monday for Henry Sparks. |
Strickland, wife and Masters writes Mrs. l-aura Haines, ol Avocu
uccess with her, for she threw him last Friday at P. C. Burge'
off several times. I Mrs. Erma Seize received the sad
Alpha Snyder, Bertha Mctlee and pews Saturday that iter father was
Ada Penrod went horseback riding shot
Mr. Pearl White and Mr
Archer were seeding and
broom corn for Mr. Emile
Most of the farmers in this
neighborhood have been very busy
cutting and taking care of their
feed. Now comes the topping of the
kuffir corn and husking the corn.
Mr. Tom Province’s sister, nephew
and niece, from Stafford, Kansas,
are visiting them this week.
Hladys Phillips lias been helping
Mrs. Rice a few days the past week.
Mr. Rice has commenced working
on their new house.
Quite a nice crowd out to Sabbath
School Sunday and what an interest-
ing time we did have. We would
like to set that many or more, every
A Socialist, speaker spoke at Furry
school house last Friday night, and
he said if they get in power that us
people wouldn’t have to live on jack
rabbit soup and kaffir corn gravy.
I am afraid if us hill rats had to
depend on jack rabbit soup we would
HI NNY SIDE ITEMS.
4 0 miles northwest of Alva.
1 will try and scratch a few lines
for the Record.
Everyone is busy gathering and
putting away their feed for'winter.
The broomcorn around here is
about all hauled off, but still some
are holding for two hundred dollars.
Well, we would like to see them get
their price; but “Oh, you box of can-
The party at Mr. Midal’s, Thurs-
day night, and also the one at Fred
Shellt’s were well attended and every
Sunday School is still on the boom
at Sunny Side. The house was fair-
ly well crowded last Sunday.
I)r. and Mrs. Higbee spent last
Thursday and Friday at the homes
of Mrs. Maggie Eggstein and Mr. and
Mrs. Janies Thomas, near Caprou.
Susan Jane escorted Dr. and Mrs.
Higbee all over the city of ('apron,
which was a very pleasant event.
E. L. Milton was taken seriously
ill last Sunday evening, but under
the care of Dr. Higbee he is able to
attend to his farm duties again. Per-
one seemed to have a splendid time. 1 |)apB p wa8 just a stroke of love fev-
Master Loren Parker of near Alva. ]er
and climbed to the top of the Wild- Mrs. Florence Quinn is (dill in Ivan* jlungryi f0r the coyotes get the.month
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out mounds Thursday evening
Alpha Snyder, Bertha Moths
Jennie Mounts went
in > Peak Friday.
Well, as news i scarce I will ring
off and go and look for
Saved 11 is Mother's Life.
Also ' sas attending meetings
The farmers are real busy
drilling wheat, heading kafllr
Dr. Llnney will be home this week.
Everybody will be glad to see him
Well as new - is scarce I will quit.
Four doctors had given me up.
most of them. But if they get in
'power we might not get any gravy
at all. Kaffir corn gravy would he
better than none.
Miss Ruth Goble, .Miss May a I
! viable Dyer, Mr. Harvey Eklor to. k
!dinner Sunday with Miss Alice and
Mr. Minor Phillips and Mr. Walt
Tom and Troy, of Medicine Lodge, Ha.,
were vlsiling (he Strickland brothers ; friends wi
Saturday and Sunday. They came j
overland in an automobile, returning 11 Electric
ami my children and all hi>
re looking for me to die. |
when my son insisted that I use |
Hitters. I <lld so, and they |
Record, $1.U0 per year.
I will write a few items for the Re-
bate done me a world of good. J ,m| and tell what my neighbors are
will always praise them." Electric doing and if these are accepted, 1 mat
Hitters is a priceless blessing to wo- u,|| HOmething again some day.
is visiting his grandpa and grandma.
Mr. and Mrs. 1). H. Smith and other
relatives at Lookout.
I hear Mr. Newkirk is having
lumber hauled to build a new gran-
ary; 1 suppose that means more grain
than usual. Does it not?
Miss Ollie Brought of Avard is
teaching the school east of Lookout;
Iter pupils all think site is a splendid
1 understand ihat the Day Creek
school will start, the 30th of this
Miss Oilnter will be the
Mr. Frank Swenson’s sister, Tillie
' Kant is visiting with Frank and fam-
| ily for a few days.
Boys, “beware of apple cider.
Mr. George E. Patten is still on the
mend. We hope he will be up and
' around again in the near future,
j There is quite a crowd of Lookout
Phinney took a load apiei e of broom farmers going to attend the land sale
corn to Hardtner, Monday.
Mr. Emile Archer and Mr.
Goble took a load apiece of broom
corn to Hardtner, for Mr. .Archer.
MIG \ III LI
men troubled with fainting and dizzy
spells, backache, headache, weak-
ness, debility, constipation or kidney
disorders, i’se them and gain new
health, strength and vigor. They're
guaranteed to satisfy or money re-
funded. Only .'be. at J. F. Greenlee
Noali Keck came in front Reaver
county and is visiting his parents, j
Mr. and Mrs. .1. A. Keck.
Miss Bernice Woodward, one of
Barber counly's successful school j
teacher wso is now teaching ai Hazel- ;
ion, Ks., came down and visited the
families of George llill and L. 11. Rob-
erson, Saturday and Sunday.
Rev. George of Marina, Ok. who sunshine makes us
Is here visiting It is children, preached Renfrew's Record.
Kicked By a Mad Horse.
PLF.AsANT \ ALLEY ITEMS
te gentle breezes and pleasant
write again for
a splendid sermon nt the Mlrubllej Fall wheat sowing is nearly
church Sunday. and early sowed wheal is up
Mr. and Mrs. It. P. Van Gundy of looking line and hearty.
(’apron visited at the home of Mr. The sale at C. M. Osborne's last
and Mrs. O. G. Grant. Sutnlhy evening. Wednesday wus well attended.
Mr. Foster and family of Aline, l)k.. \\ G. Knntie, Constable of Hist,
visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. No. r,t was seen in Coy vicinity on
latren Purcell, Sunday. otllcial liuiness Inst Thursday.
Farmers are very busy gathering : Mr. C. E. Wilcox, teacher of Pleus-
corn and sowing wheat. The early aai valley School and \\. G. Knabe
wheat is up and looking fine wore calling at Mr. A. Newkirk's via are improving
We had a nice rain Thursday.
The farmers are till busy drilling
wheat and the grasshoppers are busy
watching for it lo come up.
Mrs. T. 11. Herod and daughter,
Miss llallle are here from Belpre, Ks .
visiting with Mrs. Herod's mother,
Mr. and Mrs. Win. Ackerle of Alva,
visited at the home of Mr. and Mr
G. s. Percival. Sunday evening.
I tolar Snyder and wife have moved
out near Avard where they will stay
for a few weeks, while Dolar works
over on the railroad.
Mrs. Corbin called on Mrs. Sullivan
Mrs. M. H. Rennies lias been visit-
ing with A. E. Janies and wife the
Mrs. Yenosdel and Mrs. Pfleider
were shopping in Alva, Saturday.
We are glad to report that all
Samuel Birch, of Beetown, W’ts
brul a narrow escape front losing his again
leg, us no doctor could heal the hint.
at Alva, Thursday and Friday. We
Lee 1 hope every one gets his piece of land
j Mr. J. M. Ferguson left for Alva
(this morning after another load of
Mr. Pearl Mageehon, who has been
in Denver for the last few months,
is seen in the city of Lookout once
more. Everyone is glad to see Pearl
Colorado sure agrees with
frightful sore that developed, but at
last Uucklen's Arnica Salve cured it
completely, it's the greatest healer I
of ulcers, hums, boilt, eczema,
•ealJf, cuts, corns, cold-sores, bruis-
m an,l piles on earth. Try it, 23c. '
at J. F. Greenlee & Co.
We are having cool weather at pre-
Mr. Jacob Cline called on Lauren
Mr. and Mrs. Stine spen Sunday
ai Mrs. Miller's.
Mr. Harve Osbourne and Melvine
Berks went to Avard with a load of
broomcorn one day last week.
Mv! My! The wedding hells m y
have already rung and some are too
Mr. John Grey is back on his farm
As news is getting scarce I will go
SI ANY SIDE ITEMS
those who have been having diphthe- Mow to catch the sound.
Mr. McDonald ami son Charley al-o
sown wneat is up
and the prospects are good for pas-
ture and anotlied wheal crop.
Midnight in the Dunks.
and yet sleepless HIrani Scranton, of
flay City. HI., coughed and coughed.
He was in the mountains on the ad-
vice of live doctors, who said he had j
consumption, but found no help in
the climate, and started home. Hear-
ing of Dr. King's New Discovery, lie
began to use it. “1 believe it saved
my life,' lie writes, for it made a
new man of me. so that I can now
do good work again. I’or all lu >■;
diseases, coughs, colds, lagrippe, as-
thma, croup, whooping cough, hay
fever, hemorrhages, hoarseness or
quinsy, it's the lies! known remedy,
l’rice aOc. and fl.nO
free. Guaranteed bj
last Sunday. Wonder what the draw-
ing card calls for.
\ pugilistic combat took place at
Mr. Osborne's sale last Wednesday,
but nothing very serious happened.
Miss Ollie Brought, teaching the wife.
Woodward school and Mr. August 1 be
Newkirk called at Mr. John Knabe's cooler,
last Tuesday evening. have s
Mr. John Prigniore, a worthy em-
ployee of Woods county, residing at
Alva, is visiting his parents of Coy
Roy Bliss has been hauling sand
for a new house Ihat he is going to
;build ia the near future.
lil t’K AND BOI.L1E
We hope to see the llopeton Doctor
Dr. Llnney back again soon, as we
hear he is ronvalesing.
Will Rerrivnl and wife spent the
Frank Hall went to Alva with broom-
corn one day last, week.
Quite a number of young people
Will Rerrivnl ana wne spent i..c nDende,! the party gnen in honor ol relativ(,s and frlenda
day. Sunday with Ernest James a. M Arthur Benson. Saturday night. A j his rciurn.
good time was enjoyed by all.
School is progressing nicely under
tlie mnagenient of Miss McAlpin. Me
predict for her a successful term and ,,er
a triumphant career in her vocation
as an instructor. The people of Flagg
are fortunate in securing so good a
teacher and we are sure they should
weather has turned so much ’
it looks as though we might
ome snow before Christmas.
ID miles northwest.
Sunday School at Sunny Side is
still progressing with a large crowd
Mr. Myrl Caldwell and best girl
and Mr. Oscar Cummings and best
girl of Alva, attended Sunday School
at Sunny Side last Sudnay.
Mr. J. B. Fisher took dinner last
Sunday with Dr. and Mrs. Higbee.
Mr. Jack Johnson and best girl of
Richview called at Mr. Gilleland s
Mr. and Mrs. Er.es Jessup spent
Sunday evi pine with Mr. and Mrs.
11. N. Cummings.
Mr. Walter Rocey returned home
Saturday from Colo., vhere he ha;
been for the past four months visit-
Mr? am! Mr.. Frank Smith
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. J. li.
Robert Gilleland Is sporting a line
new horse, buggy and harness. I
wonder who the lucky girl might lie.
Perhaps Miss Lela could say.
Chas. Fisher hauled four big loads
of corn to Alva last Saturday aud
took home with hint four big loads of
coal and nine hundred pounds of
Dr. and Mrs. Higbee and J. B.
Fisher were all very pleasantly en-
tertained to dinner last Sunday at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Wil-
Most all of the Sunny Side farm-
er.: are through sowing wheat and
are now busy gathering their corn.
Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Shilop were
visiting last week wilh the latter's
parents Mr. and Mrs. George Annett,
south of Alva.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Wilkinson
and daughters Edith and Grace and
Harley Fisher were all supper guests
at Topsy's house last Sunday even-
Captain Allen Dudley is again at
home on his little country resort,
breaking and working his matched
p. A. Hunter, of near Star, drove
his fine buckskin colt over to J. B.
Fisher's last Sunday in less than six
hours. That was sure going some.
A utile an hour. There are no flies
on Buck, Perry.
if you want a good, up-to-date,
first class dinner, just go to Mrs.
Hopper’s, on the northeast corner of
the square, at the chili parlor. Ev-
erything palatable, neat and cleau.
Topsy always eats there.
Mrs. IT. N. Cummings is visiting
for a short time with her son Char-
les and family east of Alva.
Mrs. Hughes has the non-such
chickens. She has some April pul-
lets which have laid and set already
ar,d have broods of chicks as large
as quails. Those are the kind we
should all keep, but Mrs. Hughes
will not sell them at any price.
Captain Allen Dudley is going to
start a chicken ranch on his farm in
the near future, lie has purchased
a fine buckskin rooster of Dr. Htg-
bee to crow for him of mornings. It
is called the Lone Crow ranch.
Mrs. Showers, who lias been vis-
iting iter daughter, Mrs. A. E. Fisher
and family, for the past three months
returned to her home last week, at
Mr. Walter Racey, who lias spent
FA IIIV i FAY ITEMS
ant culler at
•1! was ;
.ale at The
stand by her.
"'Tis the school house that stands by
I, et the nation stand by th? school,
'Tis the school bell that rings for our
Tis the school hoy whose ballot shall
Ho was a fine |The blue arch above us is liberty's
H»e green fields beneath us,
:tu MII.F.S NORTHWEST
Pearl Magheeon of Denver, Colo.
As we have missed a
I try a few more items.
Corn husking is the order
Most every one around here goes
is visiting ills brothers. Art and Hardtner to do their trading and
Clarence Magheeon. west of Lookout. ! aon>( hRVe |0 at „ feed yard.
Henry SIndite east of Alva is visit- i;ran(lpa an,j Grandma Reed came
ing his mother, Mrs. Mary Shellte. Uome 8utu,.iv froul an extended visit
John Prigniore of Alva, is visiting Kansll.
Ills parents at Mount Ridge.
Mrs t’oiirson came home from a
12 miles north.
We have been having quite a bit
of warm windy weather Hie past week
but the sudden change today, t gh!
makes one think of winter.
It was certainly a surprise to this
neighborhood to learn of the death
of Abel Christopher,
young titan and highly respected and
well known in this neighborhood,
will quite a number of people from this | Equality’s home,
neighborhood attended his it
of the services which were held in
and his remains were laid to r
the Kiowa cemetery.
Shucking corn and drilling has
keen the program with the farmers
In this vicinity the past week.
Quite a number of people were out
to Sunday School and church today.
Rev. Eaton preached his farewell ser-
ar.d Mrs. Gilkla
Mr. 11. A. 1m
Kutizman took ;
Robert Gil' land
ver Virromhni! a
i,l He party F’
and Mrs. Clam'
Fred Shellte has built tin addition of ,hnM, NV(>eks in Mitchell and lmm for tb ■ year
to IBs house and added other needed
Republic counties Itt Kansas. Miss
repairs and on last Saturday evening (jl|s,0 8tave,| for awhile longer
gave a party to his
neighbors and j0Hn McCuno is much better at
I this writing. Glad to know that he
Mr. Eugene Pardee had another
illnuwh> last week while he was in
The school house today is humanity s
Let the people of Flagg the school
house defend. ...
McDonald and Fred Sunny Side n.Hn .el tho dance at
nd best girl, Wec-
d l,es' girl attsnd-
Iny evening at Mr
Frazier of the Weber
11 report a good lime.
Roseola Curly sin and Opal
Shirley spent last Sunday with Miss
Walter Racey spent Sunday with
A number of the voting folks of
We saw Mr.
Miller working at tlie school house
Mr. Walter Osbourne called on his
brother Harve Osbourne last Sunday.
Mr: Ralph Maxwell and best girl,
Miss Anna Perks, also Mr. Melvine
Porks and bos; Wrl Mi; - Lulu Forest,
called nt Garnet ore evening last
Jack YanEreh of Mildred. Kansas js we„ asaill
is visiting IBs sister Mrs. L. M Med-
Hroomcorn harvest is just about
to close and most of it has been <1*
Look out girls. Cline Davidson airtl
Ed Oglevte have new buggies.
Mr. Alec Sharp, who recently open
ed a store on the Jim Boose place,
reports good trade, far beyond their
Dan Cupid has promised to visit
us In the very near future.
Ilarrv Hodgson, west of Lookout.
Is attending jury In Alva
Lei The Record print your Invita-
tions and programs.
Miss Alice King is sick with ty-
phoid fever at this writing. Hope
she will soon recover
Our Sunday School has closed for
want of attendance.
Roy Glenn had the misfortune to
got one of itis hands cniig.ht in a
corn binder so that lie had to have
two of Itis fingers taken oft
Charlie King and Joe Sutton trad-
,.| horses one day Iasi week, say,
Charlie Is getting to he quite a trad-
Kinney Roots is working for Roy
Clou until Roy s hand gels so he
Everyone is busy around here
I haven't learned the parti- week
eiiinrs only itis wagon was badly
. hod up. that makes two run-
awavs for the part week as Mrs. Dave
Dunham's wild team of pontes run
away with her. They were stopped
before any damage was done and
fortunately she didn't get hurt.
Mrs. Minnie Dye front Krupp.
Wash.. Is visiting her parents Mr tnnd
Mrs. Will Dunham. the expects
stay about three months.
Mr. and Mrs. Fine Tucker and Mrs.
Minnie Dye and Miss Jessie Dunham,
vislted Mr. and Mrs. Roy Dunham,
Mr and Mrs. Fine Tucker visited
ran last Sunday with Mr. and Mr- Irwin
i As Here isn't very much news
Well, as news Is scarce, will via
v ill have to ring off for 'his time.
Bert Coin has h it pulling broom
".wn for Mr. Ed E alts the past w -ek.
Dr. Pickle ha-'h“en helping S. A.
Anderson pull hi> broomcorn for sev-
Mrs. M.Qttnd who has been bore,
oven coins her farm south of Flag'.,
left last we*1'.; for California where
she " ill visit her daughter this win-
Charli v Coin hauled a load of
, mecia to Alva for tin t'ge Wilson
the pan week.
Mr. Smiths arc expecting the
broom corn seeder* this week.
Mr and Mrs. George Wilson and
-on Arthur, made a living trip to Tec-
garden last Saturday.
Well as news Is scarce I will ring hand
off and try to do better next time. Him'.
Dorph White's, Erlrniay
All report a fine time.
Mrs. y hov Ci s of northwestern Miss-
ouri. ' ho ht's l.-ee i v I - iting with her
daughter". Mrs. A. E. Fisher and
Mbs IJliie Showers the past three
weeks left for Imr home- Wednesday.
E. L. Milton w; a caller at J. II.
Th'"o that uiiendod church at
Bethel were as follow: 1C. L. Milton
and best y!;l, Tia el Cumiiilugs and
I " . ."1, Rohar; Hi'b land and best
:.;.H Weaver Broomknll and best girl,
Roy Crnne and be ' girl. Oliver Riley
end bek girl. Rev Taylor preached
a very interestin'; sermon which was
Mr .1 nines Scribner spent Bntur-
dny '" ing itii Mts Nellie Riley.
Mi Teletha Kelley left for Bur-
re uie summer in Colorado anil other
points in the west, is again shaking
hands with his many friends around
t unny t ide.
Merl Caldwalle and lady friend,
and Rev. Oscar Cummings and lady
friend of Alva, visited our Sunday
Sch< el at Sunny Hide last Sunday.
Mr. cud Mrs. Frank Smith and
children and Me-dames Lesoola Car-
lyle and Ola Shirley and the Profes-
sor E. L. Milton were all royally en-
tertained lo dinner last Sunday at
Hie home of Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Everybody works but Topsy, at.d
he sets around til) day.
Mrs. Higbee had a house cleaning
last week. Mrs. W. C. Wilkinson
helped on Monday and Me. Chas.
Fisher on Tuesday. Mis. Higbee >
an exceptionally nice house-keep r
aril everything must be just so.
Wonder wlmt the trouble w i,s
with tit*? two Janes last week, Windy
and Susan. Topsy also failed to pu'
in bis appearance, so the news was
just that mill'll sliy la t week.
The Brown brothers took their
fll; lit for the old Buckeye Elate last
week. They have been overseeing
ihc Joseph Moore ranch the past two
years. They think Oklahoma all
right, blit Ohio the better of the two,
and we think they are about right.
If these few remarks miss Hi •
waste basket we will come again
With I'Ve am! lonq remembrance. I
i elat Ives.
all wearing a
As news h
ALES \NI> It SMART
where she will vbi:
around Sunny tide Is
and lho farmers are
retiree and I nnt a new
the Id:,. I will closo for this
Never Hilt of Work.
The busiest Utile tilings ever made
■ • Hr King's New Life Pills. Fiery
pill is a sugar-coated globule ol
In Ith. that idiaii'. " vvakners into
itrengih, languor into energy, brain-
's Too me; at p. wer. curing Colt •
MipTU.i. llisdiirho, Chills, llyspep-
»in, Malaria, (inly i,'”o. nt J. '*•
Grconlei A- Co.
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