Perry Enterprise-Times. (Perry, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 17, 1913 Page: 1 of 4
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£1 EVERYBODY 6ET READYJWjTH_A_BOjST
SUMMER CHAUTAUQUA IN PERRY NEXT JUIY
OFFICIAL COUNTY FAPEB
SHERMAN GUILTY I
SAYS THE MY
Charles Shennan Will Senre the
Maxim Sentence of Ten Years
For the Crime ol lnce t-Both
Fridav evening the ),,ry 1,1 lhe
case of "the State of Oklahoma '•
Charles Sherman, charged with
call again.t hi* daughter May, re
turned a veidlct of guilty, which
seemed to be satisfactory to every
one who wm at all conver.aut with
the fact* In the caae.
judge Bowie. complimented tl.e
Jury on their finding. and postponed
■entence uutll Saturday afternoon.
At the time for pa..lng «"leu"
toruey John.on, for the defen.e
made the uiual motion for a new
trial which wai promptly overruled
■■ wai al.o a motiou for an arrest
of Judgment. The ptl.oner w.i
then asked If he had anythiug to
■Hy why sei.tence ihould not be pa.
■ed upon him, but made no ob ec
Hon. and Judge Bowie, proceeded
to give him the full limit under he
law, leu year, at hard labor In the
penitentiary. To a man ofany.en.e
„f .hame or ordinary d«oenCy e
■cathloK ca.tlgatlou and condemua
Hon given him by the judge would
have been equally a. hard to bear a.
the penalty of confinement In the
penitentiary, but to this beast la
human .hape It .eemed to have no
What an outrage it lb on octe y
that a crime of thl. kind, the m at
horrible that one can contemplate,
I. punishable with but ten year, con
flnemeut In .tale prl.on "heu t
.hould be death. We congratulale
the jury on the good work done, for
we have rea.on to believe that had
t|,ev failed to find the
guilty a much to be regretted ending
would have .ucceeded their flnding..
We al.o desire to commend Juige
Bowie, forgiving the defendant the
full limit of the law and assure him
that all the good citliens most heart
||y endor.e hi. action..
0. E. S. Elects State Officers
The fifth annual session of the
order of the Eastern Star fur Okla-
homa ended Thursday evening with
the election of the following officers:
Mrs. Mary Duncan, grand matrou
Carmen; Will Payne, grand patron,
|Tologa; Mrs. Horten.e Doye, as-
.nciate grand matron. Guthrie; D.
D Hoag, associate grand patron,
'Anadarko; Mr.. Mary Alverson,
grand secretary. Blackwell; Mrs.
Winnie Sawyer, grand treasurer,
Oklahoma City; Mrs. Annette Kil-
ler, grand conductress, Hennessey;
Mrs. Mary L. Seaman, associate
grand conductress, Tulsa; Bessie
Dove, grand lecturer, Ardmore;
Mary Hopklna, grand chaplain,
(.'handler; Llz.ie Collins, grand
marshal, Pond Creek; Lolls H
Krouch. Adah, Moreland; Cora
Davis, Ruth, Nowata; Irene Van
Noy, Esther, Tishomingo; Lucile
Worinlugtou, Martha, Miami; Lu3>
Ea.tou, Electra. Chattanooga;
Gladys Hargls, grand warder, Paw-
huska; William M. Crawford, grand
sentinel, Muskogee; Lizlie Keene,
grand organist, Elk City.
The next meeting ,,f tlie Kri4"d
chapter will be held In Guthrie in
Redpath-Horner Company Who Supply
Perry Lyceum Will Put on Big Attrac-
tion Here in July Staging Fifteen Num-
bers in Five Days.
OH For California
Monday morning a number of our
good people boarded the Santa Fe
for California. Among them were
D A. Hurley, wife, daughter step-
daughter and Wm. Cenarro, who
will make their home at Sacramento
where Mr. H. ha. bought a farm. G.
J. Hepfler wai al.o of the parly and
will In all probability decide to lo-
cate at some point on the slope
Cliff Bobbin accompanied the car
of stock sent by Mr. Hurley and
will also locale there if he finds con
Mr. Hurley and family have been
with u. .Ince the opening and it i«
with regret that we are compelled^
give Ihem up, but there I. one thing
certain If they are not satisfiedI they
can return to Noble county and be
assured of a cordial reception at the
hand, of their many friend.. The
Knterprl.e-Tlmes will be a weekly
visitor at the California home of the
Hurley, and keep them posted on
Doing Excellent Work.
The ladies Commercial Club of
Perry, while a new organisation is
one thai our people may well be
proud of. They have begun work
and are making quite a showing in
the wav of beautifying and adorn
lug the various places in the city
thai have long been an eye sore
the public. . .
They are in nowise Interfering
ilh any other line of work, but are
forking dlligeutly and successful-
ly aloug their chosen lines with
much success and satisfaction
Atnoug other good deeds performed
by them is the planliug of flowers
In llie court house park and on
cant lots about the square that hav
heietofore been allowed to grow up
ill weeds and become a uienance to
Their labors have but just com
nienced and we are pleased to note
that they are receiving the mural
as well as the financial tupport of a
great majority of our best citi.ens.
Their efforts are truly commendable
and the coming summer's results
will prove what a few energetic
women can accomplish when they
have agreed upon a ceitain propost
As an evidence of the fact that
Perry I. neither dead or asleeep It
with much plea.ure that we an-
nounce that we are to have during
the coming summer a Chautauqua
meeting right here at home of Ave
day. duration under the auspice of
the Redpath-Horner Bureau, one o
the best In the land.
Kor years we have all been sn*l_
one to secure something of thl. ;lnd
which would not only be instruct!*®
but highly entertaining to our citi-
zenship without having to*>away
from home to secure It. Now tha
the opportunity Is here we feel con
fldent that we shall by a united ef
fort make a success of It a.ourpeo
pie invaribly do with anything thev
Just what attraction, are to be In
eluded in the cour.e we areunab®
to say at this time, but we have the
a.aurance of the Redpath-Horner
Bureau that it will be up to their
standard, which I. of the very best.
The date ha. not a. yet been set but
It Win be some time In July and
there will be three entertainments
dally during the course, morning,
afternoon and evening, each of
which will be different. Due notice
will be given of the entire program.
Jn.t a few word, to the geneia!
public. It takes patronage to carry
on a work of this kind. Our bust
on * wor* "i *• ■ .
ue.s men have agreed to finance the
ChautauquanB. It is the duty o j
. . ... lo.trt them
Progress Club Entertains
Friday evening waa a banner
_Ith the ladles literary clubs of ti"*
olty and especially " for their litis,
bands who are mostly overloo ec I
or forgotten on these enjoyable oc-
The Progress club on that occas-
ion was the host to the other liter-1 p Hi h sch00|
ary clubs and their husbands and,Mudentl 01 re. y a _
never before in our city's clob his
lory was there a function that was
more enjoyable or more highly ap-
preciated by the large number of
guesth in attendance.
The function was held in the
Masonic hall, while the lunche
was prepared in the dining room ad
Joining. . ......
The entertainment provided b>
the club ladies was something out
if the ordinary .being no less than a
coterie of musicians from the state
university at Norman, under the
supervision of Mrs. Eva E. Dungai-
Musical Instructress and included
Miss Merle Newby, violinist; Miss
Carrie Weathered, vocalist; and
Mrs. Dungan, pianist. Miss Jean
Winters of our city schools, reudei
and Miss H'lsie Harris of our high
school gave several wliist'.iug solos.
Each and every number ol the pro
gram was high class and well receiv
ed by those present, in fact encores
| were the rule after each number
First District Federation.
The meeting of the flr.t dt.trlo
federation of women's clubs held an
interesting and mo.t "ucce.sful
meeting Wednesday and ™nr day
,.f thl. week at Newkirk. Some
fifteen delegate, to the convention
came In from Enid on the Frisco
and were Joined here by almost an
equal number of delegates from he
loci federated clubs and departed
for Newkirk over the Santa be on
No. 17. , . . i„
They were a handsome lot of In
telligent looking ladies and if other
localities in the district are equally
a well represented the attendance
will be a record breaker. What the
program wa. to be we were unable
to learn, but we were Informed that
it would Include a visit to the Ohlloc
co Indian school by auto, which In
itself would be vastly beneficial to
all the delegates.
Two American Seamen Killed.
Ouavmas, Sonora, Mexico, lhe
killing of Seamen J. C. Klesow and
W W. Cor'le and the injuring of
three other sailer, from the United
States cruiser California resulted
Friday in a request from American,
at Mata.lan that a crui.er be detail
ed to the Pacific port Anti-Amerl-
can feeling is said to have re.ulted
at other points down the we.t coast
and this feeling is said to have oc
ca.ioned the fight between American
sailors and police here. An official
consular report from an eyewitness
of the fight of Wednesday morning
gays that the American, were
drunk. The men are .aid to have
been shot by the chief of police. For
•onetime irratlon on the part of
the Mexicans had been evident, ad-
mittedly caused by the presence in
Mexican waters of American ship,
| no entertainment ever given in our
evsry loyal citl.en to lend I cll hag ^eu our people such satis
your a..l.tance In every way pos facUl>u Bllll enjoyment and when to
llble. We must work for It an lhe cij,nux an elegant lunch con
be t of all we must give it our flnan\ gjgtj o( glrawberries, ice cream
clal support. By thl« meaus we can 1 ^ ai(d cofle0 wa8 8ervej by the
assure It. .uccess and make u a udie8 Uie entire progrum was per
permanent annual lu.titut for I
many year, to come. Will we uo ^ pro(?regg has reason to con
themselves on the com eutetl again
1 plete success of their "guest day wouk( ,)e packed lo its utmost capac
r~Mrn. Car Breaks Arm. entertainment and we assure them u rlce „f admission that
Cranking uweaunnu that their efforts were most highly 1 ^ i et lhe school quite a neat
Wtlle attempting to crank I ie) 1 apprecinteU by each and every guest 1 n)
engine In their automobile Tuesda I ^ th(ise el|joyab|e and instruc-
night, Mis. Wanda Johuston sus-l ^ OOOBHg|ons be more frequent in ^anjas-Colorado Debators Win
talned a broken arm a. a regn t o Lhe fulnro wag the uuaiiimous de. From Oklahoma.
the engine backfiriug. gjre of ll)1(ge fortunate enough to be
Thl. i. an altogether regretable ac Uicluded am,
mg their fiieiuls
lttiiu will be un
Stage Hiawatha as Regular Bi-
Monthly Entertainment and
Many Visitors Were Present.
The Perry High School played the
dramatisation of Hiawatha last Hi-
dav afternoon In the high school
auditorium as their regular twice-a-
month entertainment to patrons and
visitors. That the presentation was
a decided success goes without say-
ing Each character was most elab
oratelv costumed in Indian regalia
and the talent displayed was most
Quine Brengle as Hiawatha and
Miss Gladys Brown as Minnehaha
portrayed the parts almost to pel
f octiou • Miss Wanda Johnston,
Byron Queen and Murray McCuue
made excellent characters in the
' ' It has been requested by many of
the patrons and citizens that this
entertainment be presented again
me evening when more will be
able to attend. We think this is a
most excellent idea and would siig
gest an early dale for it. Our peo
pie always respond most readily t
anything of this kind for the benefit
„f the school. We think we are safe
In saying that should the play he
presented again the auditorium
cldtnt as the young lady will be un
able to attend school work for a few
days and will of necessity be handl
capedby the disuse of her writing
Herman Haas formerly "f/erry;
died at bla home in Ponca City o
Uphold lever at 6 p. m. Wednesday
evening. The remains will bo
brought here for burial and the sol-
vices will be conducted by Rev. O
lug 0f the German Lutheran church
Sheriff Hoover had official, bus!
ness at Blls. Tue.day.
iAGLE'S BOYS' CORN GROWING CONTEST
Wichita Weekly Eagle# Second Annual Cornea, for Boy, in .he
Southwest Creates Much Interest
In the big triangular debate be
tweet, the University of Oklahoma
and the Universities of Kansas and
Colorado which was held 1-riday
night, the Oklahoma teams lost to
their opponents in both contests
Last year Oklahoma defeated both
schools- ill debate but they came
back this year with a strong detet
initiation to humble their Sooner
rivals which they did. Iu each de
bate the issue was warmly discuss
ed and the outcome was extremely
doubtful as the two to one decision
in each case evidences. Arrange
ments are now being made for the
same schools to debate again next
A Pleasant Gathering.
A large ci owd of about 75, both
young and old, enjoyed a • ™P,UOU*
dinner Sunday April 13. Friday be-
Ing the clo.lug day of th« .use -
ful term of school taught by M
Jennie Hann, this being her third
term at Dial. No. 38. A large table
thirty feet long wa.
very be.t eatable., brought by tho.e
the .obool, also a lew little tot. who
did not attend .chool « « *°!n*'
and .poke pieoe., which were
Joyed by all. pre,ent
Tha En right Bros, were p
,nd took .everal picture., A Ha .
ing al.o gave ."Hie nice inualc wtth
nice book for a token ot remember-
"iCv'erj one left with their appetites
«t|l satisfied aud wl.hlug Mia.
Saan a pl.a.aot trip t« her hom. It*
0u,hlD*- . ^ One present-'
ij$k. boo* an Enterprise,
Real Estate I'ansfers
following I. a full list of warranty
deeds filed In the office of the regis
ter of deeds office of Noble county
for the week ending April 27th, 191J.
John R. Whltmore and wife to
Boys from all over the states of
Kansas, Oklahoma and the south-
west took a lively intere.t lu the
Weekly Eagle'. Boy. Corn Grow-
ing Contest last year. It. . ecees
was gratifying and also the fact that
.o many of the progressive farm
boys learned so much new and bene
Acini regarding corn raising.
Not all the boys were successful,
tor the hot winds and chinch bugs
spoiled many good prospects. Most
if not all of these unsuccessful cot
testant. took their losses phllo.ophl
_ -i./i thav Imri the 61
PB1ZBB FOR 1913 contkst.
All prl.es with the exception o
that for the best ear are for the best
ten ear. .ent u .
First prl.e-Weekly Eagle 101J
Silver Trophy cup.
Second prl.e—Handsome gold
Third prise—Che.t of tools.
Special prixe- Late Model rifle
for be.t ear.
BULBS Or CONTEST.
1—All boys or girls under the age
of twenty are eligible to enter the
2-No coutettant can win more
Stewart A. WurU died in the city
hospital at Kansas City, Mo„ April
10th, 1913, of measles followed by
pneumonia, aged 20 years.
His father and mother were both
with hit* when he passed away and
returned to Perry with the remains,
and they were buried from the fam-
ily home in this city Sunday after
noon, Rev. Armstrong officiating.
Stewart C. Wurlz was born at Ah
ileue, Kansas, where he graduated
from the high school and also from
a commercial college. He at once
secured a position with a Ann ol
prominent architects in Kansas City
and remained with them contiguous
ly to the time of his death, nearlj
He was a young man of great
promise. Quiet and unassuming he
was withal one whom to know was .
to esteem most highly for his many j ^ ^ fliHg w,u be procured
excellent qualities. ! and all who are in sympathy with
He is survived by his parents, .1 (vic improvement of Perry
J. Wurtz and wife, two brothers and, p[lU-onize the theatre on
three sisters, all of this city, who | shouio
At The Princess
The women's commercial club
have made arrangements with Man
ager Fair of the Princess theatre to
get half the receipts of the theatre
on each alternate Tuesday ti ght,
beginning Hext Tuesday, April 2-.
• 11 v-w-v itriinnrflil
UirtJO BIB'«'°l v. . -
are left to mourn his untimely tak
ing off but they have the sincere
sympathy of the entire community
in the loss of their son and brother.
JUIIU «. ••
Robert C5. Johnson, se. 1-4 ol
A. J. Douahev and wife to Matll
da E. Sam., lot 16, block 21, town of
Lucien, consideration 11.00.
W. W. Farrelland and wife to
Orover W. Colllson, se. 1 4 of 28 20
le, consideration, $4.00.
John 0. Dulaney and wife to K.
J. Miller, lot. 12 and 13, block -4.
original Perry, consideration 5jO.OO
Stephen Stewart and wile to H.
A. Wattles, sw 1 4 24 22 2w, consld
E, W. William, and wife lo W. Li.
and Eliia Cainpfield, sw 1 4 2« 21 3e,
consideration $9,500 00.
' you can get the best ham to go
with egg. at the*Pal*«e Market.
Mr.. Ida M. Hawley, sfter a very
pleasant vl.lt with Prof. FarWy and
Wife, returned 10 tterliome at E*
cel.lor SpriMi Mo.
lAatAiim took their lossee - —
cally and were gUd r^Bach^ontenant muat rai.e one
ry'r^rep^yyounrtoo. B^lacreofcorn and^end the contest
. a fllltr I hi
vife to boy. were pretty young too "
•j 20 23. Buruer of Arkansas City (he really
, nt.l_ Umii a hilt. hiH P. U- !•
nuruei ui ' .
| live, lu Oklahoma but bl. P- '•
iu Kansas) won the prise for the
be.t ear of corn and be was ouly
lust a day or o pa.t twelve.
The Weekly Eagle want, to have
a conte.t three lime, a* large this
.... — U.a nan fiflfllir*
HCl " via vviu •*—
manager of the Weekly Eagle the
ten be.t ear. from it.
4—Each contestant may raise as
many aore. a. he de.lres, sending
bis oorn from hi. be.t acre.
5—Girl. a. well a. boye are elig-
ible to enter the conte.t.
Card oi Thanks.
We wish to express our Bincere
thanks to our many friends and
neighbors who came to us in the
hour of great bereavement and gave
us their help and tender sympathy,
in the death and burial of our son
and brother. Iu this the darkest
and saddest hour of our lives your
sympathy and assistauca, so real
ly given, was all that made it hear
able. ' ...
A. J. Wurts and tamily.
The checker club still continues
to do business at the old stand and
are gradually adding to their mem
joe Stout, of the "Famous" left
Monday morning to Join h'* wife
who has been visiting iu California
for several weeks. They will prob
ably prolong their visit several
weeks as Mr. Stout from his long
and close coufinment to business
has certainly earned a lengthy vaca
™ "-'Ije."1 o°"'
Manager Weekly Eagle Corn Conte.t,
Wichita, Kan.as, Becond Boy.' Corn Growing
1 desire to enter the ^ arg 0idi
Conte.t and agree to abide by it. rule*, i am u
°T««^lately onr ^ptoftbl.esnponrpropetiy • - esrtl*
fleate of entry will be fftrwardsd
Four lake Examination.
At the examination held in this
city Saturday last for the I'ostnms
er at Red Rock conducted by Will
Watson Of the local office. Ihete
were four applicants viz: Barne
Wolverton, Mrs. Barne> ' '
ton, A. C. Farrier and Miss Hail^t,
all of Red Rock. The papers wire
sent to Washington to be giatled
, and passed upon and it may be sonifi
Imonths yet befyfe It is known ^ io
the successful candidate is.
R„bt Tyre who was a resident of
our city some two years ago has re
turned front Oklahoma City wheie
he has been in the ,.md„«* business
and is moving ont^th. Aust^
will engage in the extensive breed
ing .if'lhese M'nlh alid animals.
Tom Folaii,'besides being a mo.t
excellent loiisoiTal artist exoells lu
other Hues of art He has gone Into
the.business ol raising flowers, no
from a mercejjary polnt.of view, but
;o beautify the waste places. H
has fenced in a vacant lot on ths
east side of the^arber dhop and hay
it .owed>f fUufOd) to all kind. o«
Sowers, .obe.aays. We await furth
er develo-pfflerits before paesine Judj
. Ba^'e, ode o'. the original
;e.i,*mt;.who has beerv •" d#Vei0pmerit. before passipe ju..,
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