The Moore Messenger. (Moore, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 19, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 7, 1911 Page: 1 of 8
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MOOKK. CLEVELAND COrNTV. OKLAHOMA THl'KSHAY. SKITKMIIKK 7. 1 Ml
XI.oo PEK YEAH
The Moore Messenger
ISSUED EVERY- THURSDAY
Suburban Newspaper C".
one Year (In advance) 11.00
Six Months 6°
Three Months 2.'
Kntered as neeond-clas matter at the
postofTUe at Oklahoma City, iikla., under
Act of Congress March 3. 187S#.
P. R. Simms. Local Editor
Mr. and Mrs. San ford Bowman vis-
ited in Moore Sunday.
Mae Leverich and children, Mae ami
John, were pleasuring in Oklahoma
Miss l-ela Rogers of Capitol Hill vis-
ited Mrs. L. C. Dyers and family over
Mrs. Swartz visited Mrs. Luckuck
and Johns county a few days last
handy small fruit picker Wheatland Items
W. H. Howard, J. O. Dobbs and J.
H. Rickets were business visitors iu
Oklahoma City Tuesday.
Harry Mace of Capitol Hill was in
Brother Akin transacted business in
Frank McLennen transacted busi-
ness in Norman Friday.
John Stephens transacted business
in Norman Saturday.
Mrs. Arthur Clurg was an Oklahoma
City visitor Thursday.
Mrs. Hicks transacted business in
Oklahoma City Friday.
Miss Mamie Smith visited Oklahoma
City Monday, Labor Day.
Miss Bonnie Mauldin and Anna
Olander were shopping in Oklahoma j
Miss Mary Kemp of Oklahoma City
visited her sister, Mrs. Falor and fant-j
ily Wednesday and Thursday.
Mrs. Gross and Mrs. Woods were I
shopping in Oklahoma City Wednes-1
Miss Goldie Higgins returned home
Wednesday to Mustang after a few
days' visit with her aunt, Miss Decker.
Mrs. Frank Farris and Mrs. P. H.
Dreessen were shopping in Oklahoma
Mrs. Taylor and sister-in-law, Mrs.
Wilkes, who is visiting here, were
Oklahoma City visitors Wednesday.
Helen Olander and Gladys McLen-
nen were Oklahoma City visitor Fri-
Mrs. O. J. Smith and Mrs. John Hall
were shopping in Oklahoma City Sat-
Mrs. Frank Decker left Thursday
for some point in Indiana. She was
called to see her sister, who is lying
Mrs. C. H. Brand and Mrs. Askew
were shopping in Oklahoma City
J. W. Payne and wife attended
Labor Day exercises in Oklahoma j
As Shown in Illustration Implement
la Cut on End of Ba-rboo Cane-
Fruit Not Bruised.
The picker Is cut on the end of ft
bamboo cnne as shown In the illu -
tratlon. A cork Is Inserted on the
tnslde and pushed down below the
cuts and then the cane is wound with
wire tightly at the place marked A
to keep it from splitting says th«
To pick figs or other small fruit.
Mr. Ogle is teaching the Perry school
this year, Mrs. Foster is at the Jack-
inan, Miss Edwards at Star and Miss
Rogers at Lawn Ridge.
Mr. Henderson marketed the tirst
bale of cotton in Moore for this year
Mrs. Slusser and two children left
Friday for their home at Villa Grove,
111., after a six weeks' visit with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Nichols.
Mr. Oscar Vaun of Chickasha was
the guest of Marie King Sunday.
D. A. Kling traded his farm Mon-
day for Oklahoma City property
amounting to about $19,000.
Wm. Cundiff and M. L. Reagan tran-
sacted business"!!) Norman and Noble
Kelnia and Ray Payne visited rela-
tives in Capitol Hill the latter part of
last week returning home Sunday.
D. Dalgety and family moved to
Oklahoma City this week. They have
resided near Moore for a long time
and their many friends regret very
much to see them leave.
If you or any of your friends are go-
ing to business college this fall write
to Suburban Newspaper Pub. Co.. Okla.
homa City for cheap prices on scholar-
ships in Hill's or Draughon's business
MOORE TIME TABLE.
A." T. & S. F. TIME TABLE.
Southbound or West.
411 (R) 9 31 a.m.
115 (R) 10:05 a.m.
405 (no stop) 1:20 a.m.
423 Local freight 10:20 a.m.
North bound or east.
412 (R) 6:50 p.m.
406 (no stop)
116 (R) 7:05 a.m.
420 Local freight 4:40 p.m.
(R) means regular stop and (F)
means flag stop.
Moore is on the Oklahoma branch of
the A. T. & S. P., Is 24 miles from
I'urcell, 9 miles from Norman, 9 miles
trom Oklahoma City, 40 miles from
Guthrie, 130 miles from Arkansas City,
187 miles from Wichita, 208 miles from
Newton and 409 miles from Kansas
First car on Moore Interurban
leaves 6:30 A. M. and each hour after,
through the day last car leaving Moore
11:30 P. M. Fare to Oklahoma City,
J. L. Courtney and Mr. Ayers of Af-
ton, Okla., came over Monday to try
and purchase a car of horses.
Miss Gurtie Dobbs is staying' with
her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. G. J.
Courtney, and attending school here.
The members of the Christian
Church gave a play Wednesday night
entitled "Luvu the Pauper." There
was a good attendance and $20.75 was
taken in to purchase a new organ for
Miss Dean Leverich entertained a
number of her friends at her home
west of Moore Friday evening. She
left Sunday to take charge of her
school, which is six miles south of
Bum and Deene Leverich enter-
tained a number of friends at their
home Friday evening, music being the
main feature. Messrs. Russell Mc-
Lennan gave several vocal selections.
Those who enjoy the evening and the
watermelons served by the host and
hostess were: Miss Helen Olander,
Nina Faris and Gladys McLennan and
Messrs. Amos Dreessen and Russell
The Milk Dealers' Asosciation met
Wednesday evening and renewed their
contract with the Steffen Briech Com-
pany. H. A. McBride was awarded
the contract for hauling the milk to
Picker for Small Fruit.
simply Insert the stem of the (rult
In one of the slots B and push up-
ward on the cane with a slight twist.
The fruit will fall Into the opening of
the cane without being bruised
The Kinchem children returned to
Mrs. G. K. Goure came home irom |helr h<llm, j„ oklahoma City Monday
Capitol Hill Wednesday evening. afternoon.
Joe Jensen was an Oklahoma City j (1 Klll(. wu„ aI1 oklahoma City
visitor Wednesday. v iHlIor Monday.
tieorge King mad*' a business trip Several of the young people went
to Oklahoma City Wednesday. on aIl outing Sunday afternoon at
Mistletoe Springs. They report a good
Dr. York, of Moore, spent Thursday and plenty of good things to eat.
with Dr. C. W. Joyce.
Mr. and Mrs, P. Purcell visited their
daughter, Mrs. Reismey, in Oklahoma
, City Wednesday. Their grand daugh-
ter Phyllis came home with them.
Mrs. John James visited from Wed-
! nosday until Friday with her daugli
ter, Mrs. Chas. Adams, in Oklahoma
City. Her little grandson Cecil ac-
companied her home.
The Helping Hand club met at Wln-
] nie Davis home Thursday afternoon.
Just seven of the members were pres
! ent hut they had a lovely time. The
club will meet with the Count girls
1 next Thursday. All members are urg
I ed to attend.
Krnta Hunker spent from Wednes-
day until Friday visiting friends in
We are sorry to hear of little Evelyn
Jacots fast failing health.
Frances Todd and Frank Connley
returned from Pampa, Texas last week
They report plenty of rain there and
very good crops.
Belle Joyce spent a few days last
week visiting Maud Headrick in Tut-
| Francis Record spent Thursdaj and
Friday visiting her parents near Mus-
Miss Johnson arrived Sunday to
teach the Grand Valley school.
Pearl Montgomery went to Tuttle
Thursday to visit friends, returning
Bill Boles spent Wednesday here
visilitig old friends.
Forest Williamson and Maud King
went to Mustang Thursday night to
attend the ice cream social but vere
Mr. and Mrs. Karl Slotson and daugh-
ter, Gladys, came down from Kdmotid
Monday to visit her mother, Mrs. Mar-
C. It. Grady made a business trip to
Oklahoma City Tuesday.
James A. Cowan
"The Pttt «ra' ftn nci r"
Uoi Title* * Sjrclaltv
A. J. SMITH
We carry a complete line of
Groceries and sell at the very
The following members of the M. W.
A. lodge attended lodge iu Oklahoma
City last Wednesday night: Elmer
Hyde, Jas. White, Jno. Blevens, Jones,
B. Williamson, Lane Loudak, Keis-
lon, Barnacoat, Luckuck, Jennings and
McLennan and a splendid time was
The home talent play given Wednes.;
day night by the young people for the :
benefit of the Christian Church was
quite successfully carried out and a
nice little sum received, which will
help considerable in the place they
want to use it.
James Waller an old resident of j
Moore, was shaking hands with friends ]
Friday. James graduated from the [
Remember the apple la mostly wa-
Properly thinned fruit trees need
A saTe rule to follow: Keep stock
out of the orchard
Coal tar Is an excellent remedy for
the peach tree borer
A catalpa grove will yield Its first
crop in about ten years
No insects trouble or harm the
foliage of aiianthus trees
There Is a small trade every fall In
potted strawberry plants.
Cut out "water-sprouts" at any
time Also pear-blight and black-
A bolt through a weak tree crotch
may save a split tree—If applied in
Posts for light fencing, such as wire
or lath, are easily and quickly made
If dead and unsightly limbs have
not teen taken off the trees, now is a
good time to do so
Thinning the tree fruits has come
to stay, like spraying, orchard heating
and honest goods in an honest pack-
If the strawberry plants are vigor-
ous. and the bed not too weedy, it
may pay to renovate it for another
if you spray you will have apples—
too many for the trees to carry and
the soil to feed in droughty years, at
Florists say that a mulch of rotted
hops or tan bark spread quite thick
over their choice flower beds increase
Where orchard trees have been
heavily pruned early in the season,
many sprouts or "suckers" will be apt
to grow In the ceuter of tie trees.
Mr. Johnson, of Klgin, spent Thurs-
day and Friday witli his son, George.
W. H. Howard returned Thursday
from a weeks fishing trip along the
Washita river. All he brought home
; was a few flsh stories.
i Mrs. Carlton attended the Herslto-
| wit•/. funeral Thursday returning Fri-
] Mrs. J. H. Chenoweth lias been vet\
Kick this last week. She is reported
some better today.
I May Johnson of Klgin arrived Fri- 1
day to spend a week or more with hej
i brother, George Johnson.
Filth and Oysters
Cakes and Pies
Nuts and Fruits
E. S. Holmes
A. C. JAiNACEK
and Wagon Work a Specialty
Also Complete Line of
H. Reedy's sale Thursday had a
large attendance and every thing sold
at a good price. Several from in and I
close around town attended the sale.
Everybody reported a good social time. |
Mr. and Mrs. Reedy left Saturday
for a few days visit in Oklahoma City
.before they leave for Texas and Call-!
S. C. DYER
LESTER C, DYER, Phc
■THE ERA DRUG STORE:
DRUGS, TOILET ARTICLES. PAINTSOILS AND GLASS
Agent For Marvelite Hollow Wire Lighting System
Josie. Purcell returned from Okla
homa City Friday morning after a few
days visit with her parents.
LAWN RIDGE AND ELM CREEK.
j Roger Grady came home Friday
j front Oklahoma City where he had
been visiting relatives.
' Mr. and Mrs. Dan Love of Verden,
| Okla., t ,'e visiting her mother, Mrs.
■ E. R. Davis and other relatives.
Raymond Williams left Saturday
j evening to visit a few days with rein
I tives in Tuttle.
Roger and Chat-ley Grady spent Sat-
urday and Sunday with their cousins
Mrs. Kysel of Conway Springs, Kan.
arrived Saturday to make a short visit
with her cousin, Mrs. E. R. Davis
Jessie Davis left Monday for Foss, \ j
Okla., where he will look after busi
Mrs. Grady and son, Roger, went to
Oklahoma City, Wednesday morning. ;
J. H. King spent Friday in Okla- jj
Mrs. Hunker and son, Wilson, were :
shopping in Oklahoma City Saturday [ |
F. E. PERCIVAL
"The Best For Less"
Produce Wanted. We Handle Quail Brand Goods,
Unique Barber Shop
ESTABLISHED 1 0O7 SOUTH SIDE MAIN ST.
Work Promptly and Efficiently Done.
Patronage Respectfully Solicited.
P. R. SIMMS, Moore, Okla.
„ TT . . . . I Geo. James and Gertie Bell spent Dr. Joyce transacted business in
®tate university last year and says Sunday with Nina and lthmer Wins- several towns west of here this week,
he ts holding a good position at pres-
en'' ! Mr. and Mrs. Earl Farris of Capitol j
Hill spent Saturday night and Sunday
visiting her aunt Mrs. Grady.
Kenneth McLennan, Pre s., F. J. Shade, V. Pres., C. H. Brand, Cash.
Dale Janeway and wife spent Satur-
The Moore school district No. 62 day 1 ?htwith her aunt and fatnily-
opened Monday, Sept. 4, 1911, with an
Mrs. W. E. Gross.
Mary Petty spent Sunday with her
aunt, Mrs. W. T. James.
W. A. Taylor and his two brothers-
in-law, Jim and Will Wilks, departed
Tuesday morning for Texa3. They
drove a herd of cattle through.
Mrs. Ethel Wallace and two children
Mrs. H. O. Hird and Billie Ragsdale )
visited relatives in Oklahoma City Sat-
urday night and Sunday. Mr. H. O.
j Bird accompanied them home.
Bertha Perry returned from Okla j
homa City Saturday evening.
Little Herman Jungherr Jr., took
sick Saturday afternoon but is very
much better at present writing.
Mrs. V. E. Pemington, of Oklahoma
City arrived Wednesday morning to :
finish her lodge work.
enrollment of 36 in room No. 1 and 30
in room No. 2. Prof. O. H. Akin is
principal and Miss Davidzene Roben-
son of Capitol Hill primary teacher.
There are 16 advanced pupils from
other districts, 14 of which have been
transferred to this district. This
makes a good school and with the two
able teachers we have we feel confi- j spent Sunday with Mrs. Lula Wins-
dent that we will make a good show- mde.
ing this year. ! _ , ,
' Tom Gilmore and wife, who have
.. T I been visiting the last week in Kansas,
\V„A- G?y\°'d and„ so" Ho,n,fr' ?as; returned home Sunday evening
and Wm. Wilkes and Burr Percival i . . .
started Tuesday for the Panhandle! . singing at S. L. Rbudy bunday
country with a bunch of cattle. They n'ght was enjoyed by every one that
will drive them through and expect to j was present.
| be on the road about a month. F. E. j Mrs. W. E. Williams and Mrs. W. E.
Percival traded his business property j Gross spent Friday with Mrs. W. E.
| also his residence to George Dreessen j Williams' brother and family in Capi-
for his thoroughbred Herefords and tol Hill, Mr. Stevens.
sent them to Texas to range on his j Stella and Ethel Habeggor spent join in wishing her many more happy
ranch there. George will build an ad-j Sunday with Nina Winstade. birthdays.
dition to the Percival building and . r Hruska and wife were shopping j
Henry Dreessen will move his stock jn oklahoma City Monday. j Mrs. Chas Adams and baby, of Ok-
into U' Geo. James was in Moore Sunday. lahoma City, spent Wednesday with
TU„te r.R from TUP riTV ' Jim Wilks spent Sunday night with
THEATER CAR FROM THE CITY. jjj8 sj8ter, Mrs. W. E. (Iross
I W. E. Williams and family spent the
The management of the Metropoli- dav Sunday with W. A Taylor and
Bank of floore
Appreciates your business. Deposits Insured
under the State Guarantee Law.
A pie and pound party was given on
Mrs. Meiser at her home Friday night,
it being her birthday. A large crowd
of old and young people were present.
They reported a delightful time and all
her mother, Mrs. John James.
Oklahoma City Mill and Elevator Co.
PRANK FARRIS. %l*nag*r
Highest Market Pric« Paid for Grain.
tan Theater, in Oklahoma City have
made arrangements with the Interur-
ban Railway company for a theater
car on Wednesday and Saturday
nights. This car will not leave the
Terminal station until five minutes
after the performance is concluded on
these two nights. This will allow all
plenty of time to see the complete
show. Formerly theater goers were
compelled to leave in time to catch
the 11 o'clock car whether the per-
formance was concluded or not.
Laura Weiche and Minnie Martin
spent Monday afternoon and Tuesday
with Laura's cousin, Ethel Haight iti
Mrs. W. E. Gross and son Roy spent
Thursday night with Mrs. \V. E Wil-
liams and family.
The school at Clothier school house
dismissed this week on account of the
teacher being sick.
... t t „ t ■ . Rev. Fulingame, of Britton, is hold-
,1s /f' ?gerf Rgan f:ght jng rev|vai meetings in the Methodis!
months term of school at District 6 , church this week. Everybody invited
A1 W. Carlson is going to have a
public sale Wednesday, and move back
i to come and help encourage the good |
Miss Ada Williams attended Sunday i work. He can not do much good with
School at Little River last Sunday. out the help of the people.
^Norman Milling and Grain Company j
i. D. WHITE, Manager.
WE HANDLE ICE *
All kind* of Grain Bought Mfir T*P OHn U
aii tad. of Mill stuff d co.i Soli moore, va n
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