The Davenport New Era (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 5, 1916 Page: 1 of 8
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Davenport New Era
"Ye Little OIc Home Paper"
DAVENPORT, LINCOLN COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1916
High School Auditorium—Friday Night, October 6th, 1910. =
Music Selected .Davenport Cornet Band
Song—"Are You from Dixie?" Miss Scott's Pupils
Rccitation—"Little Mischiefuss" Marie Messersmith
Recitation—"The Lost Temper" Alexander Terrill
Recitation—"Judgment Day" John Ruth
Rythm Game. Miss Inman's Pupils
Reading—"The Mourning Veil". May Robberson
Reading—"01' Bill Prosser" h-a Johnson H
Song "Oklahoma" Grammer Grades and High School H
Reading—"The Village Oracle" Marie Bell EE
Song and Pantomine Miss Chowning's Pupils j=
Reading—"How to Drive k Pig" i„ez Richie =?
Calisthenics |j4iss Scott's Pupils =j
^ Reading "Alameda" Willa Harvey S
=j Music—Selected Davenport Cornet Band !=
The farmers are all progress-
ing nicely with their cotton pick-
Mrs. L. C. Newnam and child-
1 reu visited Monday afternoon at
the Fred Townsley home.
Mr. Simpson and son Clyde
spent Sunday at the W. J. Priess
We are all glad that Miss Mil-
dred Townsley is able to be up
again after a seige of malaria
Mrs. C. H. Douglas and little
son Custer and daughter Miss
Dorothy visited Sunday near
Davenport at the R. L. Harris
Miss Janie Chowning visited
from Friday until Sunday with
Misses Bess and Mildred Towns-
ley spent Sunday afternoon with
Miss Irene Priess.
Frank Newnam spent a few
days the past week with his
Cordues Douglas spent Sunday
with .John and Paul Priess.
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Oupp visit-
ed Sunday at the Chowning home.
Tom Sorrels of near Sparks
spent Sunday afternoon with C.
Some of the young folks at-
tended meeting at G8 Sunday
The Embroidery Club met at
the home of Mrs. C. H. Hesser,
Sept. 27th, 1916, The minutes of
last meeting were lead and ap-
proved. Roll called. At four
o'clock dainty refreshments were
served. Special guests were the
Misses Marchbank, Boggs, Olson
and Hesser. Next week the club
will meet with Mrs. T. R. Hall.
The Embroidery Club met at
the home of Mrs. T. R. Hall on
October 4th. Minutes were read
and roll called as usual.
Next came the election of of-
ficers for the next year and the
following selections were made:
Mrs. J. H. Taulbee, president.
Mrs. W. P. Woodruff, vice-
Mrs. C. H. Hesser, secretaay-
At four o'clock dainty refresh-
ments were served. The mem-
bers of the club presented to
their out-going secretary, Mrs.
Olson, a handsome engraved
silver cream ladle, of which she
is justly proud. The prize was
given to her for perfect attend-
ance, she being the only one who
was neither absent nor tardy
during the entire year.
Next week the Club meets with
I he public will please refrain
from ringing the school bell,
except in case of fire. Whenever
it is necessary for the bell to rfltg
for entertainments, meetings,
etc., the janitor or one of the
faculty will ring the bell.
Try a New Era Want Ad.
Rev. Will Johnson was in town
Prairie hay for sale.
B. H. Christy is having a well
drilled at his home here.
Smith Manning has bought the
Weltzheimer blacksmith shop.
It.seems that as yet the cam
paign is not livening up very
Claude Edwards is now the
obliging clerk at the Post Office
Miss Lela Boggs of Chandler
visited in Davenport with friends
1 haven't mailed a statement
this year. Please call and settle.
—E. B. Moore.
01 lie Landis was down
Kendrick on Monday and
day of this week.
A number of our citizens paid
the circus a visit at Chandler on
Tuesday of this week.
J. B. Colvin is laying a founda-
tion for a new house on his berry
and poultry farm just south of
John Landis came down from
Kendrick yesterday for a two
days visit with relatives and
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Price and
children drove to Stillwater Sat-. . . -
urday in the new Ford to visit (>l Misses Ezma .Johnson,
their son, Roy Harrison, who is
attending the A. & M. college
there. The visit was to be a sm
prise. It so happened that Roy
intended to surprise his parents
by coming home. We conclude
that all were sure 'nuf surprised.
We understand that there is a
law now to the effect that wid-
ows over TI) years of ago may
draw a pension of $20.00 a month
instead of $12.00. For further
information along this line, in-
Huire at the Davenport State
A party of young folks, con-
Marie Bell and Anna Adams, and
Messrs Claude Adams, Oliver
Lay, Dewey and John Gardner
Granville Grigsby went to
Guthrie Monday and enrolled as
a student in the Capital City
Rev. J. A. Trickey came up
from Meeker and filled his regu-
lar appointments at the M. E.
church last Sunday.
BURFORD IN DAVENPORT
William R. Burford, of Wells-
ton, one of the candidates for
County Commissioner from this
the second district, was in Daven-
port last Thursday and made the
New Era a very pleasant call,
leaving a dollar for his subscrip
tion to "ye little ole home paper."
Mr. Burford is an old time
iriend of the editor of this paper,
having known him practically all
of his life, and we hate always
known him to be an upright and
fair dealing gentleman. The
short time that he served on the
Board, filling tlK> unexpired term
of Jake Collar, he gave ample
proof of his ability to properly
fill the office, and he respectfully
asks the voters of this district to
give him their support at the
For sale.—Good fresh prairie
hay.—O. G. Robertson.
Germicide Ointment is the best
1 ever saw.—Jno. M. Gearhart.
Mrs. Oby Olson went to Tulsa
today to visit her daughter for a
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver M. Ingen-
thron visited Oklahoma City and
took in the State Fair last Fri-
The Apostolic people have
started a big revival meeting in
a large tent next to Dr. Nickell's
Mrs. F. A. Phomtson of Cestos,
Oklahoma, visited last week with
her uncle, F. A. Mitchell and
Merritt and Fairbanks Tryon
took in the State Fair at Oklaho-
ma City Friday of last week and
had a fine time.
Mrs. Mary Borry, formerly of
Davenport, but now of Pueblo,
Colo., is here visiting her son
Roy and family.
T. W. Nunn returned Sffnday
evening rfom a trip to Chichasha,
Lucille and other towns in that
part of the state.
Bill King, Bert Lower, Ben
Craig, Tom Hall, Shorty Kawood
and others from here attended
court at Chandler last week.
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Messer-
smith visited at Stroud last
Thursday, and went to Oklahoma
City to the State Fair on Friday.
Mrs. W. A. Loy and baby and
Miss Mattie Atlams came down
from Drumright Sunday and
visited with relatives and friends
"Bill" Atkinson, who lives at
spent a very pleasant evening a! Sapulpa, visited with the Editor
the home of Miss Willa Harvey
last Sunday. After having a de-
lightful supper the evening was
spent in singing.
Tuesday night and went on to his
former home in Pei kins Wednes-
bor sale or to trade for live-
stock Seven l^ts, with a five-
room house, a barn and a well,
for further particulars sec A.M.
WANTED: YOUNG MEN WITH
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opportunity for travel, advance ... „ a
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erences required. Aviation Dept.
The O'CONNOR CORPORATION
6309S. Eggleston, Chicago, 111.
Mrs. Ada Berry and children
were visiting in Stroud Saturday
night and Sunday,
London figures that the Ger-
mans lost 240,000 vien killed in
August. That's going some,
even for London,
\V . L. Clark, who lives between
here and Stroud, is in this vicini-
ty with his well drill. Mr. Clark
believes in the use of printers
ink and carries awi advertisement
in the New Era. He will be in
vicinity ten days <jr two weeks.
I he household goods, belong-
ing to T.J. Hudson, that have
been siored in J. M. Gossett's
ofiico building for over a year
and a half, were shipped to him
at his home in Kansas City the
first of this week.
Respondiijg to an invitation
sent out by the teachers of our
(public school, the ladies of Dav-
enport and vicinity assembled at
the school house at three o'clock,
the afternoon of -September the
The girls of the senior class
served punch and wafers from a
prettily decorated table in the
The ladies were directed to the
high school room, where they
met the teachers. This room was
brightened by ferns and huge
bouquets of golden rod and gol-
The purpose of the reception
was that the new teachers, Miss
Sittler, the principal, and Miss
Inman, the primary teacher,
might meet and become acquaint-
ed with the ladies, and the other
teachers meet old friends and
and some new ones.
The ladies decided that they
vFould organize a Parent-Teach-
ers' Association. Miss Sittler re-
quested Mrs. Hesser to tell the
ladies of the work done by organ-
ization in her former home. This
she did in a very pleasing man-
I he officers elected were as
Mrs. C. H. Hesser, president.
Mrs. John Harvey, vic^-presi-
Mrs. W. A. Price, secretary.
Mrs. Will Hamm, treasurer.
The president appointed Mes-
dames U. E. Nickell, James Cage
and W. A. Price to draft the
Constitution and By-Laws.
The meeting closed with prayer
lead by Mrs. Hesser.
Secretary pro tem
See O. G. Robertson if you are
in need of good prairie hay.
Miss Ruby Olson worked for
Mrs. Henry Stoltenberg in the
millinery store at Chandler last
Miles Henry Nickell returned
one day last week from an ex>
tended business and pleasure trip
W. M. Hicke$ shipped three
carloads of cattle to the Oklaho-
ma City market diring the
month of September.
Misses Marchbank and Miss
Henri Hesser left last Thursday
morning for Detlison, Texas,
where Miss Henri has a position
as society editor on a large daily
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Tryon, W. M. The Davenport New Era (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 5, 1916, newspaper, October 5, 1916; Davenport, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc109386/m1/1/: accessed February 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.