Luther Register. (Luther, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, July 23, 1909 Page: 1 of 8
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LUTHKR, OKLAHOVIA. FR1 DAY. >! I1I.V 2)i. 1909,
The Mingle-Harry Parker |
murder case at the county seat^
wa3 brought to a close Saturday
night when the jury returned a
verdict of guilty aijd assessed
the punishment at 99 years in
the penitentiary. The evidence
in the case against Mingle was
30 strong that th^re was but little
argument in the jury room, and
a verdict, waa returned in three
The most searching evidence
was offered by the defence in the
attempt to prove an alibi for Min-
gle. Witnesses were brought
here from others states who tes- j
lifted to having known him, but
the process of identification used
by the prosecution was impregn-
The killing of Mrs Harry Pear-
son occurred September 16 laat.
She accompanied Parker,or Min-
gle, to a lonely place north of
the city, and when she refused,
30 she said before she died, to
accompany him to Mexico, he
ahot her three times. She crawl-
ed to a house nearby. While
there she made a statement that
Harry Parker had shot her. She
died shortly after being taken to
the hospital and her last words
were that Harry Parker had shot
A second trial will be asked for
and this being refused an appeal
will be taken.
The Spencer ball team was
herSunday and as usual Lu-
ther got whulloped again. It was
the second nines of both teams
that played. It was really a good
n;ame with the exception of that
unfortunate first inning, which
has boodoed mora than or.e game
' Lee Clark was in the box and
his wildness let the visitors have
four tallies, but after that Lee
held them down and only allowed
one more score during the game.
Luther pilled up goose eggs
right along until the fifth when
Cleve Gibson crossed the home
plate making the only score of
tho game for Luther. Although
fi ve balls were taken to the ball
park all were lost in the weeds
•fiiere they were knocked out
by foul strikes, but one, an old
cover ripped thing that could
not be knocked out of the dia-
mond. The scores stood
Spencer 400 000 100—5
Luther 000 010 000—1
WE provide an absolutely safe
place to deposit your noney.
WE are not an experiment but
a grown,really existing reality
WE return your money
it) on demand.
WE are prosperous and progres
sive and MERIT WINS.
WE give you best of service as
the result of Jong experience
WE do not raimic, or meet, but
create, originate and raise.
WE have the largest capital,
surplus and profit account of
any bank in this region.
•!■ + * + ♦
Luthef State Bank.
Capital .: " 10,000
Surplus (earned) 3,500
W. J.-ARTHUR, Pres. .1 C. ARNETT, Vice Pres.
JOHII RINEAART, JOHN BK1>NAR,
Cashier; . Ass't Cashier.
Its depositors are protected by the guarantee fund of the
State of Oklahoma-
The First National Bank
State of Oklahoma,
This is to certify that the Luther State Bank, of
Luther, Oklahoma, has oomplied with the laws of this
State for the protection of Bank depositors, and that safety
to its depositors is guaranteed by the Depositors Guaran-
ty Fund of the STATE OF OKLAHOMA. In testimony
whereof the State Banking Board has caused this certifi-
cate tu be executed by its chairman and attested by its
secretary under its official seal, and delivered by the Bank
Commissioner of the State of Oklahoma.
Done at the City of Guthrie, this 15th of February,
in the year of our Lord, one thousand, nine hundred and
eight, and of the Independence of the United Sta'es, the
one hundred and thirty-one. Geo. W. BELLAMY,
> 1 Chairman of the Stkte Banking Board
ROY C. Cakes, Secretary of the State Banking Board
Luther S<ate Rank* of Luther, Okla.
Makes Farm Loans, Chattel
Loans, Writes Insurance.
Does a General Banking Business
We pay 4 per cent interest on Time Deposits.
Your business respectfully solicited. Deposits Guaranteed
They Got the Booze.
Tiiis story is told on a party in
Luther who was dealing to a
limited extent in booze. Two
young fellows who worked on
the Katy grade acquired a good
sized thirst one evening but did I
Aot have the price to buy the _
booze. After forming themselves | $
Into a committee of ways and i ®
means, one of the boys v ent to
tho rear of the place, where th i ^
boo33 was suppD33l to b9 sold,
and hid in the weeds. The other | fft
fellow rushed in tho front way 1 ®
and told the proprieter that the \ ™
officers were going to raid him. j g
The booze seller immediately
carried out his jug and hid it in
the weeds. You know what fol-
lowed. Moral—If a man would
scheme and work aa hard after a
In the lastest patterns and styles are offered
pricea consistent with the advanced season.
ht weight Summei
want ior this hot weather,
at marked down prices
suits are just what you
They are in the latest style,
oLUH VI i
Has been p nthe shelves and w
you something that will wear and look nice,
We have just unpacked a complete line of desirable
tableware that you should look at. Among this is a
nice lot of TEN CENT GLASSWARE.
The best on the market
ker and the one who eats it
a delight to the bread m -
ORD'NANCE NO. 10.
An ordinance prohibiting the
manufacture, sale, barter, giving
away or otherwise furnishing of
intoxicating liquors, and declar-
ing an emergency.
Be it ordained, by the presi-
dent and the board < f trustees of
tho incorporated town of Luther ,
State! of Oklahoma.
Seottf n (i) It shall be unlawful
for any p t on, individual of cor-
porate, to manufacture, sell, bar-
ter, give away or otherwise fur-
nish any spiiitioufc, vinous, fer*
j rnented or malt liquors, or a::y
[imitation there of i r any liquors
or compounds of any kind crdis-
criptions whatsoever, whether
medicated or not, which contains
as much as one-half of one' per-
centum of alcohol, measured by
means whatsoever, and every
plac> where any such liquors are
manufactured, sold bartered,giv-
en away or otherwise furpished,
kept, stored, distributed or divid-
ed in violation of any of the pro-
visions of this ordiance is hereby
declared to be a public nuisance,
and i very day that such public
nuisance shall be maintained
ihall c> i . itu',e and be a seperata
I and distinct c ffence, punishable
as bei i inafter provided.
Si « The |. ivim i of the special tax re
quired I > tho I ;i i. (i Stales of liquor dealers
by y persons • uin 'his municipality, ex
■ t-iit 1 >ral agents: ;t| polpted under chapter (.!•
,iu,i •.i wl' 'ts. iia.ll constitute prima
f'acie evidence of an intention to violate the
pre . jsions rf this ordinance.
Sec, id) Every person, individual or cor-
por t«-. violating :in\ provisions . i thi&ordi-
n$ncc. shall, upon conviction thereof, he
punished b\ a line oi fr.:> for each offence and
- - - _ -j. j siiall s: and commiti-d tQ the comm. mi jail ol
volume, and which is capable of j Wait'iiKiM.. umii suc h Hnc ami tiiecosis
being used as ubeverage, except: .,i sue1 . gun .m u in fun.
preparations compounded by any ! *•••. •. n.<<naii '.-the du:-. <>i ;i>.- martial
licensed pharmacist, the sale of• u"W>i,ls " llle tu
which svould not subject him to
the payment of the special tax re-
quired' by the laws of the United
States or to ship or in any way
carry or convey such liquors from
ono place within the corporate
liniita of said town of Luther to
another place therein, except the
,:onveyance of a lawful purchase
■from the State Agency, or a local
Agency established under the
•provision of Chapter G9 of the
Session Laws of 1907-08 ol the
State of Oklahoma, or to solicit
'the purchase or sale of any such
liquor either in person, or sign,
circular, letter, card, price list,
advertisement, or otherwise, or
'distribute, publish or display any
advertisement, oigfi or notice
where any such liquor may he
manufactured, sold, given away
or other wise furnished or to have
the posession of any such liquors
'.with (he intention of violating
,any of the provisions of this or-
town (fi' Lutht i.
pose of searetain*
of ttu'. woods de
or<H« .;«nve are I
S'jr. rt. The tow
snal shall-sev*. • :
thcrity si < h mar
ra warrant for ti e pur
my place in the town ol
when in his opinion an>
rihed in section one of title
i r:tr handled in violation ol
marshal or deputy mar-
il warrants and by the an-
ai>t shall have the power
i remises or l uildin*rs or
ni\ place ol oip ealnjent and searci: for and
of,the u< i <ts described in • *ction
s < rdin.uv • the warrant setting
lot and i : ei< in th town of Luther
t, to be searched. '
Kortl:« pr-'servation of i «- imblic
■; !th and s ;ltey. an emergency i«.
one . f th
peaee. health an
hereby declared I
force and opera11
sare and approv t
Passed by the b
ed by Ur- preside1
suspention th's '
clock • m
J1 take effect and be in full
from and aft
of trustees ami appr<
naid board under
t > of July, 19t tV at !> (
L. Gingrich & Son
Ray Herald has gone to Colo
: rado to try and find a homestead.
dollar as he will after a drink he Qovernment land inColorado that
' is any account is a scarce article.
J. C. Finch and wife were at
would soon be a millionare.
-Baled alfalfa hay for sale
J. \V. Sarjent.
Mrs. Clara Cingrich was op-
erated on at one of the Oklahoma
City hospitals last Saturday ar.d
in consequence is much better.
Mrs. W.J. Ad a 1,3 is improving
after a sick spell of two weeks.
The old school building is be-
ing moved to tho south part of
. j town. L will be put in good re-
Sac, (.2) It shall be unlawful, .p and UJt.d £or sci,00i purpose
for any for the negro children. Now a
porate, either^directly or,indirect- , . , . . .,
Jy, to keep maintain by hiinselfithe ground around tho one.
(or by associating combining with | building is clear, stop? should
others, any club rpoir., pool.rooir., (j9 taken to improve the place by
billard hall, or other piace in j r.icaninir it up, cutting out the
which any liquor the sale < f which • ^ i],Q aa rnup
is prohibited by this ordinance i brush and trim ng the tiees. t he
received or kept for the purpose grounds shoOld be in harmony
of being sold, bartered, given a- with the handsome building,
way or otherwise furnished, or y/atermtlono aro oh the mar-
for the purpoea of being distr.b frQm Tox^g Th
uted or divided among the mem- ",)li '11
bers of any club, association or sell well, but do not e<j 1 1 t n
gathering of individuals by any home grown variety.
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Tennant, E. F. Luther Register. (Luther, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, July 23, 1909, newspaper, July 23, 1909; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc140721/m1/1/: accessed January 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.