The Moore Messenger. (Moore, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 12, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 29, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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VOL. 2. NO. 12
PUBLISHED AT 217 NORTH HARVEY ST.. OKl^HOMA C TY. OKLA.. BY THE SUBUKBAN NEW5PA.bR PUBUSH.NC COMPANY.
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$1.00 l'ER YEhR
F. J. Shade, Frwa.. Kenneth McLennan, V. Pre#., C. H. Brand, C«*k.
Bank of floore
Appreciates your business.. Deposits insured
under the State Guarantee Law.
moore news notes
P. R. Simms. Loc al Editor
For Pumps, Windmills, Pipe Fittings, ;
Well Casing and Galvanized Tanks,
also everything in general hardware see
H. P. DREESSEN
MOORE - - - OKLA. .
O. J. Courtmv made a business trip
to Norman Monday.
Miss Edna Smith returned to her
school in Edmond, Wednesday.
Mr. Weill, the veterinary surgeon,
made a business trip to Norman Wed-
Mrs. Roy Wingo, accompanied by
her sister, Miss May Kelley, returned
home from Snyder, Okla., Saturday
Chas. Schnltzler transacted busi-
ness In Oklahoma City Tuesday
Wm. VanVllet returned Monday
evening from New Mexico, where he
nail been looking after his property.
Bat Dreessen and llurr Perceval
Ul, | left Wednesday morning for Seward,
>nt block building will occupy the j oklahoma , with a drove of horses
K. McLennan has equipped his
home with an acetylene gas lighting
P. H. Dreessen was an Oklahoma
City visitor Friday.
Mrs. Mae Levericii and children. of
Oklahoma City, were in Moore Fri-
Prank Ferris moved the millinery
shop Friday upon Mrs. Applegate*
lots in north Moore and she will tlx
It up for a residence. A two-story ce
To sell your sale notes, have yoursale
clerked, your property insured, or
want to buy horses or mules, see
S. A. PAYNE
MOORE LIVERY STABLE
If you contemplate building, see
j Simms and get prices on cement
blocks for your foundation.
I H. O. Wells, the veterinary sur-
I neon, has located permanently in
Moore, and will move his family here
I about February 1st.
j Misses Elsie and Elizabeth Olay,
of Wewoka, Okla., arrived here Friday
j to visit their uncle, S. H. ClybUrn and
j Gordon Mauldln and family return-
I ed Friday evening from an extended
visit at Shawnee.
j The ball given by the club Friday
I night in the S. A. Payne hall was
! well attended and a line time reported
I by all.
| Leon Piatt and Geo. Leverlch wit-
I neased the boxing match In Okla-
• Vrlilnr evening
! iood serviceable rigs at moderate prices. Transient teams ^ ^ ^
•ared for. Hauling and t*-ansfere work a speciality,
Mr. Akin transacted b
Also stand for KingTopman, stalion and Prince Napolean | Norman Friday.
,ack: A. J. SMITH. P-oprictor
Oklahoma City Mill and Elevator Co.
FRANK FARRIS, Manager
Highest Market Pric« Paid for Grain.
Norman Milling and Grain Company ;
A. H. McCARTNEY, Manager
WE HAN OLE ICE
All kinds of Grain Bought
Al) kinds of Mill Stuff nd Coal Sold
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E. F. Pl&TT LUMBER COMPANY
L. F. PLATT. MANAGER
We handle a complete line of Building Material,
Vitrified Brick, Oak and Bois D'arc posts.
Let us figure on your wants.
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Jewelry, Watches & Clocks ;
Six Size 15 Jeweled Elgin Ladies'Watch
neck chain, $15.00 18 size 15 Jeweled Elgin C.ents Watch-
20 year case, and chain, $14.00. Repairing a specialty. All
goods and all work guaranteed.
| P. R. SIMMS Moore, Okla.
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Maukiin & flauldin
Groceries und General i icrclitindist
" Highest Prices Paid For All
Kinds of "Farm Produce
We Carry a Fall ar.d Well Selected Stock of Staple Articles in All Lines
Your Trade is Especially Solicited
A. C. JANACEK '
J Lock &. Gun Sm 1h, Horse
Shoeing, Engire Work
! Carr age Work a
Dr. J. L. VVOMACK
OFFICE AT ERA DRL'Q STORE
Phone No. 515 on all lines
Deputy Sheriffs Williams and Petty
transacted business in Norman Sat-
Mrs. Smith's brother arrived here
| Thursday from Chicago. He was call-
! ed to the bedside of their father. Mr.
I Keck, who is very sick,
Otto Thiessen, of Wheatland, was
I in Moore Saturday.
Geo. Dreessen loaded two emigrant
I cars Tuesday tor his new home at
Seward, Okla. We regret very much
I to have him leave, but wish him ov-
| ery success.
I Chas. Sclwltzler and family have
moved into Mrs. SchaeIter's house
II o. Streepy has sold hi* short
order ^restaurant; 'to a .Mr. Mfllson.
.Mr. Streepy and wife left Tuesday for
their old home at Woodstock. 111.
Chas. Schnitzler sold a team of
mules to Calvin Haswell one day last
week and guaranteed them to be all
right. Mr. Haswell took them home
and fed them up on alfalfa hay, j
which they were not used to eating, ;
I and hitched them to a fifty-four bush- j
: e' load of shelled corn and sent a boy
s with them to Oklahoma City- The
1 1 bov drove them hard and tired them
1 out, so Mr. Haswell tried to get Mr.
1 Schnltzler to take the team back,
8 which he refused to do. He then in-
1 1 vestigated to see if he could force him
I : to take them back but found he could
I not. so he took them to Norman and
sold them for $325, which was $7.',
less than he paid for them.
Messrs. .tno. Shroyer and K. 1). Wat-
kins went to Norman Saturday to
attend the funeral of Mr. Phillip Sul-
i Miss Eltle Wamack came down
j from Oklahoma City Friday evening
I to stay over Sunday.
t Sanford Hom in, of Oklahoma C!t>.
i was In Moore Sunday.
Dr. Beverly Jones, dentist, of Shaw-
' ii' e, Okla.. was in Moore Sunday look-
1 ing for a location. We would be
| proud to have a dentist here for we
' sure need one.
: Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Buntin, Mrs. Ra-
I ney's aunt and uncle, who have been j
! visiting here the past week, left Mon-
! day for South Mayd. Tex., to visit
Mrs. Williams, who lias also bee*
I Miss Mable Or- was shopping In
Mrs. bee transacted business in
Mrs. Applegate was shopping in
Oklahoma City Tuesday.
Mrs. Mauler was an Oklahoma City
I visitor Tuesday.
Mrs. Wm. Cottrell, Sr., left Tuesdaj
! evening for El Ri no. where she was
called to the bedside of her little
granddaughter baby Williams. Mi.
\ Cottrell accompanied her to Oklahoma
James and Tom Donoghue trail -act-
ed business in Oklahoma City 1 ue -
I Miss Nell Guy. of Norman, came
up Tuesday to spend a few days with
j Moore friends.
i Mrs. C. H. Brand and Mrs. P. R.
, Simms were Norman visitors Monday.
The Church of God will have ser-
, viceB at the M. E. church next Sunday
'evening after league. Every one Is1 trip to
i cordially invited to attend.
Mr. and Mrs
C. H. llrand left Wednesday even-
ing for Missouri to visit his parents.
Miss Josie Dyre left Saturday night
for an extended visit with relatives
at Odessa, Mo.
The trouble involving the Douo-
ghue farm has at last been settled,
whereby P. H. Dreessen is to be paid
$1,000 more and Thomas Donoghue is
to reserve ten acres in the southeast
corner of the place, where the house
and out-bulldings stand. The grading
gang on the interurban has gotten
within one-half mile of the county-
line and still coming with 100 teams
ami a large force of men. The cars
will doubtless be running by June 1.
P. H. Dreessen transacted business
in Norman Thursday.
Mr. Fllppen, formerly station agent
here, has the misfortune of losing his
mind and is now confined in the san-
itarium at Norman.
Groceries, Dry Goods, Clothing, Machine Oil,
Green Groceries, Fruits and evertying needed
about the house in the grocery line.
F. E. Percival,
The Dry Goods and Grocery Man
Lee Jones made a business trip to
Al Carlson and Tom Donoghue were
subpoenaed to appear in court In
Norman Thursday as witnesses in
the case of Joe Turner vs. Mr. I.oren-
Gordon and Walter Mauldln have
rented the Turk [ lace near the Star
school house and moved upon It last
Mr. S. L. McClay and J. I). Kelley
liave sold their farm to a Mr. Taylor,
who lived about fifteen miles east of
Oklahoma City. They wll give poss
sum March 1st. As to where Messrs.
McClay and Kelley will locate with
their families iH not settled at pres-
ent. but they are visiting different
points in the stat? looking for a loca-
The Misses Aggie and Flora Gates,
of Geary, Ok'.a., arc visiting old
friends and neighbors.
Mrs. Joe Wallace entertained a
large .party of young folks at her
home last Sunday. Her son Earl,
v ho is in high school at Norman, was j
al home. He was accompanied by his 1
room-mate, Frank Claj
The farmers are taking advantage
of the fine we'uher by keeping tin
EXCURSION MLF MMT
7(1 000 acres of fine, cheap land on Mata Gorda Bay in Calhoun Co., Tex.,
where all crops each year grow to perfection; where winter vegetables
never fail; where farmers grow wealthy. They grow wneat, oats corn,
cotton, and alfalfa in winter months. Whe.e the oranges and lemons
thrive-where the rose blooms in the open field in mid-wmter-where there
is no malaria, no mosquitos and no la grippe. The home of the sportsman
—fine fishing and shooting.
We v. ill take you to this paradise and return for the small sum of $21.20.
We run two excursions monthly. Will leave Oklahoma City Jan. 4th at ten
o'clock and land at Portoconor. on the bay next evening at 2:30 o clock.
Land and town property cheap. We give terms on all purchases. Y.u c.o
double your money ia 12 month.. Others have done so. Write or olio*
H. N. Ferguson >t L. F. Willi.m. olfic. 128 1-2 We.t M..n .1. Oklahoma City
You will have to hurry to get any of this fine, rich tract. It will soon
all be gone. Look on your map-see where Calhoun county is located. The
finest land on the coast and the most productive.
Come and see us or write at opee. You can go with us and return any
time within 60 days.
PURE DRUGS. MEDICINES, CHEMICALS, PERFUMIEr?LsT0ILET
ART1CALS, STATIONERY. BOOKS, CHOICE CANDIES. CIGARS
PAINTS. OILS AND GLASS
let us supply your needs in the above lines
ERA DRUG STORE MOORE. OKLAHOMA
i C. ('• Row a,l(l wife made ;i bu«l-
ness trip to Oklahoma City Friday.
Mrs. G. I). Kitchen, son Richard,
and Miss Lela Rogers made a busl-
teanis busy in the field with the plow.
Messrs. Wm. Alair and V. K.
ltreese are serving on the petit jurj
this week, much to their discomfort,
but to the advantage of justice for wt
need level headed men on the jury.
Mr. Ray Hanson was down from the
city last Sunday in his new automo-
bile. He visited at the Mrs. Edith Si-
I ler home.
Every school should have an organ,
I so Mr. Eric L. Castle, the teacher of
the Elm Grove district and his enter-,
prising pupils have decided to begin j
! securing a fund to buy one by ar- :
ranging for a box supper to be given
at the school house Fridaj night,
February 4th. A free program w ill Ik j
given before the supper. It will con-
sist of five dialogues of considerable
length, with several recitations and
songs. It will last two hours and will
be worth coming miles to see. Al!
that Is asked is that every lady bring
a box and every man come prepared
to buy one. This Is to be the event ot
ness trip to Oklahoma City Saturday.
Mr. Ab Chappel and wife spent Sun-
day with W. H. Peachee.
Mary Petty nas returned to school
again after several weeks' absence on
account of the whooping cough.
I The singing at S. L. Rhudy's Sun-
Mr. L«e Williamson made a busi-
ness trip to Oklahoma City Monday.
Miss Nannie Arliogast spent Satur-
day night and Sunday with her cousin.
Miss Gracle Knowles.
Miss Sarah Wiiiainson spent Sun-
day evening with Miss Alice a nd
Mr. Arbogast spent Monday night
with his niece and nephew, Mr. and
Mrs. Doolin, in Oklahoma City.
Little Earl R issel is quite sick this
week. We hope he will be well sooa.
Mrs. Dottle Peachee and son Har-
old spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Air. Guy Knowes spent Monday
| right with Mr. Fred Lewis in Oka-
] homa City.
| Mr. George James made a special
Moore Sunday morning with
two cans of milk. Ha! ha!
day was a pleasant tlm
that was present.
Mrs. Winstade butchered hogs
Ollle Rhudy spent Sunday with
Fred Wilcox anil Bruce Peachee
spent Sunday with Richard Kitchen
! .Mid they went to Sunday school at
i Roberson in the evening.
Mrs. Lula Winstade made a busi-
r.ess 1 rip to W. \ Taylor's Wednes-
i Mr. W. Petty was up to visit the
' school Monday evening.
! The surprise party given to Miss
! Josie Dyer Thursday night was en-
joyed by everyone present.
j Mrs. Ida Chappell made a business
trip to Oklahoma City Monday.
! Mr. George James and cousin.
, Mary Petty, spent Sunday ev< ning at
: Mrs. Brown's.
Mr. J. J. Page and family, near Mi-
shak, spent Sunday with Mrs. 1 ag< s
mother and staler Mrs. Watts and
, Mrs. Row.
| Mrs. S. L. Rhudy was in Oklahoma
i Thursday, January 20, the dinner
given to S. L. Rhudy on his 50th
birthday was enjoyed and everyone
! reports a pleasant time. Those pres-
ent were: Mr. C. C. Row and wife and
daughter, Virgil; Mrs. J. Ilabeggt i
and daughter. Stella; Mrs. Lula Win-
: stade, Mrs. Ziiia TUeson, Mr. \\. 1$.
1 Rogers and wife, Mrs. Watts, Mrs.
G D. Kitchen and her two sons. Rich-
ard and Georgie; Mr. W. E. Rhudy,
Mr. G. E. Rhudy.
Everyone in this neighborhood is
rejoicing over this fine weather on ac-
I count of plowing.
James A. Cowan
"The Farmer*' Financier
Land Title* • Specialty
There was a large crowd out to
«inging Sunday night at Clothier.
W. E. Williams made a business
I trip to Oklahoma City Monday.
W B. Williams and W. H. Petty
I were hauling feed from Norman last
V. E. and Walter Gross made a
business trip to Norman Monday.
I Mr. Bell and his nephew, Melvln
Payne, were visiting relatives in Ok-
ahoma City Sunday.
W. A. Taylor returned home from
western Oklahoma Tuesday, wln-re lie
Intended to spend a few days visit-
ing homo folks.
Leonard Bell and Monroe Bacon tit-
tended Sunday school at Roberson
Mrs. J. H. Benedict and children
are visiting relatives in the neighbor-
hood this week.
W. A. Taylor and Green Wllks mar-
keted some hogs in the cit> Wednes-
I Mrs. Cleo Rowe spent tin day with
Mrs. dross Tuesday.
Fairley left Monday | Mrs. Mamie Knowles
week's visit with night with Mr. and Mrs. Kile near Ok-
Mrs Clyburn, and Mrs. Holmes, for lahoma City.
Corpus Christ!. Tex. I -Mrs. Alf Olsion, of Forest City, la..
I trip to Norman Tuesday.
ening. ' '
Deadly Weapon of Warfare.
A new appliance for a gun to en
able the soldiers to take aim at great
distances in complete darkness is be-
ing experimented with in Germany.
The inventor is an engineer of Dort-
mund, named Issel. A telescopic,
searchlight, containing a small elec-
tric lamp, is fixed to the barrel beUm
the stock. Military authorities are
said to have made successful trials,
and all shots took effect. Some years
ago this idea was Introduced into a
novel in which France defeated Ger-
many in a great war.
God Almighty first planted a gar-
den- indeed, it is the purest of hu-
man pleasures; It is the greatest re-
freshment to the spirit of man, with-
out which buildings and palaces art
but gross handiwork. 1 do hold It 'a
Mme . the r0yal order of gardens there ought
W E. Gro=c and wife spent Sunday to be gardenB for all the months of the
at Mrs. P. Wilks. .Ajt ' year.-Bacon.
The Binging Saturda> night at Mr.
Bacon's was well attended. Everybody
reports a good time
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Simms, P. R. The Moore Messenger. (Moore, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 12, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 29, 1910, newspaper, January 29, 1910; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc109132/m1/1/: accessed July 30, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.