Pittsburg County Guardian (McAlester, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 10, 1919 Page: 3 of 8
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PITTSBURG COUNTY GUARDIAN
* 'ROUND ABOUT US. *
Mrs. Arthur Holmes, of Allen, broke
her arm, Monday of last week, while
attempting to lower a window during
An agricultural rally has oeen ar-
ranged for July 25 at Antlers, for the
farmers and stockmen of Pushmata-
ha county. The program carries the
names of well known farm and stock
experts, including John Fields, James
Wilson and others.
Lee Fielder, for many years en-
gaged in the grocery business at
Hartshorne, under the Ann name of
Fielder & Son, has sold out at Harts-
horne, and contemplates establishing
a feed store at Quinton.
M. W. Huff, proprietor of the Star
Restaurant at Haileyville, died last
week after an illness of only a day.
The body was taken to Checotah for
The plant of the Southern Ice &
Utilities Company, at Haileyville,
which has been idle for the past three
weeks on account of a strike, has been
sold to B. H. Flick, of Ada, president
of the Ada Glass Casket Company,
who will take charge of the Hailey-
ville plant. The wagons and teams
were sold to Eugene Wheeder, who
buys the delivery end of the ice busi-
ness in the town.
Albert Lacy Rollins and Miss EST'-
dell Clark, of Oklahoma City, were
married last week at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. C. R. Loftis, at Indianola.
G. W. Miller, of Indianola, has been
appointed recorder of vital statistics
tor Indianola township.
Evangelist Steve Burk is carrying
on a revival meeting at Wilburton.
Charles Crockett, of Wilburton, a
section hand, sustained a broken leg
Tuesday of last week in an accident
which occurred while the section crew
was on its way to work. The crew
was aboard a small motor car, when
some tools became dislodged and in
falling caused the accident. Crockett
. "s brought to McAlester for treat-
District court will convene at Wil-
burton, for Latimer county, July 22,
and continue until the docket is clear-
R. G. Gates, of Atoka, has been ap-
pointed secretary of the Atoka coun-
ty election board, to succeed J. D.
Sample, who has resigned.
O. B. Edwards, of Atoka, was in-
stant!;, billed Sunday night of last
week, when he was thrown from a
buggy as the result of a run-awav
near the bridge over Boggy Creek,
in the north end of the city. W. E.
Wallace, also of Atoka, countv weigh-
er for Atoka countv, was with Mr.
Edwards and was severelv hurt.
Harold Welch has resigned as den-
utv county clerk of Atoka county to
accept a position with the Guaran-
tee Abstract Company, of Atoka.
Karl K. Jackson, of Atoka, announ-
ces that he will open a wholesale
flour and feed business in that city.
Quarters have been secured.
J. H. Gernert and T. 0. Correll, of
Atoka, have formed a law partner-
ship in that city.
A picnic is to be held at Atoka on
July 17-18, at which time the Atoka
Post of the American Legion will be
Mrs. John W. Correll, whose hus-
band was murdered by Mexican ban-
dits near Tampico, Mexico, June 16,
is on her way to lay the whole mat-
ter of outrage upon American citizens
before the U. S. authorities at Wash-
ing*! n. Mr. Correll was 72 years of
age. . n J was a former resident of
Pontotoc county, where he was ex-
tensively engaged in stock raising.
Oil drillers near Yeager, in Hughes
county, pierced a 5-foot vein of hard
coal, believed to be of the same class
as the Henryetta coal. They were
drilling at a depth of 190 feet.
The assessed valuation of proper-
ty in Hughes county for 1919, Includ-
ing railroads, etc., is $13,832,000.
Farm lands are assessed at $5,131,-
000, and city lots at $1,821,527. Per-
sonal property is listed at $3,066,096
for the county.
A woman last week abandoned her
three-weeks-old bab> in the passen-
ger depot at Holdenville. A letter
later received by the depot agent ex- |
plained thait she left it because she I
had no one to care for it but her i
The Hughes county commissioners j
entered upon their new term of office |
last Monday. They are C. C. At-
wood, R. M. Carson and R. C. Robin-
son. Among the big projects they
will have charge of will be the con-
struction of the new $150,000 court
house at Holdenville and the $225,001)
bridge across the Canadian at Calvin.
Old Company C, at Holdenville, has
been officially recognized by the fed-
eral government and will be furnished
complete national guard equipment.
It becomes Company L, of the Third
Regiment, Oklahoma National Guard.
Mrs. Sarah Toney, wife of W. B.
Toney, of Holdenville, died June 30.
Her husband was formerly pastor ui
the Baptist church at Allen, but latei
entered the practice of law and re-
moved to Holdenville.
A. B. Dunlap, who founded the First
National Bank at Holdenville, died
last week at Phoenix, Ariz. He was
60 years old.
J. W. Turner, of Salina, Kans., is
the new lessee of the Keystone Hotel
at Holdenville. The change in man-
agement took place last week.
A. W. Scott, of Lamar, has been
awarded contract to put the Holden-
ville-Lamar state highway in a better
state of repair by building a number
of bridges and repairing the'road.
Henry Banks, deputy game warden
of LeFlore county, was found dead in
the mountain section in the south end
of the county, last week. Foul play
is suspected, owing, it is said, to the
officer's tireless scout after violators
of the state game laws. He had been
dead some time when tne body was
Hadley Wilcox, residing near En-
ternrise, was struck and killed by
lightning, Sunday of last week,
j Brick work started this week on
!the new $40,000 high school building
J Monk living about five miles
, west of Quinton, has a 50-acre orch-
I aril from which he has already con-
tracted this year's crop of peaches.
He expects to ship several carloads,
as the fruit prospect in that section
Stuart is preparing for a great two-
days picnic and good roads booster
event, July 16-17. The picnic will be
held just northwest of the town, where
good waver and camping places are
alvindant. Speakers of state-wide
reputation are announced for the oc-
Eufaula last week experienced a
mad dog scare. Delia Billings and
Mrs. C. S. Whitlow are thought to
have been bitten by a rabid dog. The
city has passed an ordinance against
unmuzzled street canines.
Districts 18, 21 and 22, known as
Lawrence, Elm Grove and Minton
schools, last week voted unanimously
to form a consolidated school district.
Several consolidated rural schools
have been formed in McIntosh county
the past year.
Plans have been completed for a
$30,000 addition to St. Benedict's
Academy, at Shawnee.
CLOSED 10 BUSINESS
HOUSES IN ONE DAY
Federal Health Survey, Coming to
McAlester Next Week, Doesn't
brose, chairman; Mrs. W. F. Mcln-
nis, vice-chairman; Rev. Allen S.
M rs. A. R. Rateman, of Calvin, is
the guest of Mrs. W. A. Singhurst,1
on West Grand Avenue. j
Grain threshing started this week
in a dozen sections of the county, and
by r.ext week it will be in full swing,
according to Secretary Hardy of the
fair board. Mr. Hardy is some thresh-
er himself, having acted as first aid
to the injured in case of a thresher
that balked out on his farm this week.
The customary round of trouble was
not&l in beginning operations, three
threshers being out of commission at
one time, Thursday.
J. G. Smith, former president of
the county fair board, was a McAles-
ter visitor Monday. Mr. Smith is as
much interested as ever in the pro-
gress of Pittsburg county toward bet-
ter stock anil agricultural conditions,
and will be down at the countj fair
with a fine exhibit.
Mrs. James Gordon left Tuesday for
a visit of several days in Sherman,
Robert North, manager of tha
Baker-Reidt Mercantile Company's in-
terests at Gowen, was a McAlester
visitor Thursday morning.
This city is in line for the most
complete "goin over" it has ever had
in a sanitary way. The health sur-
vey, now being made in this state un-
der the authority of the state and
federal governments, will make ihe
man with unsanitary premises or un-
sanitary working conditions feel like
the traditional 30 cents.
In one city where the health survey
swooped down, forty business houses
were closed in a single day because
of unsanitary conditions. The in-
spectors have the right and take the
privilege of going through your prem-
ises just like they had been given an
abstract of title to same, and they
don't mind* talking straight from the
shoulder if things are not as they
should be. The sanitary lightning is
expected to strike in this section about
Not only individual business hous-
es, but public service institutions—
water and sewer systems, milk sup-
ply sources, etc.,—will come in for in
Committees have been named to
work with the survey by the various
organizations of the city as follows:
Commercial Club—Herman Levin,
Joe Johnson, Stanley Thomas, A. L.
Latimer, J. C. Chestnut.
Medical Association—Dr. W. C.
Graves, Dr. J. A. Smith, Dr. L. C.
Kuyrkendall, Dr. T. H. McCarley.
Red Cross—Victor P. Buell.
Ministerial Alliance—Rev. Allen S.
School Board—E. M. Fry.
City Officials—P. D. Watson, Wal-
ter Drover, J. M. Gannaway.
Rotary Club—W. S. Ambrose, C.
I! R. Hammond, Sim Naylor.
Charities Association—Mrs. F rank
, Chilson, Mrs. F. A. Willard, Mrs. D
! B. Withers.
Fortnightly Club—Mrs. A. C. Mark-
lev, Mrs. W. F. Mclnnis, Mrs. George
Lions' Club—Dr. .T. W. Echols, Dr.
R. K. Pemberton, Howard Struble.
Executive Committee—W. S. Am
James H. Tuttle and H. J. Orr, of
Tulsa, are here working with the
Pittsburg County Memorial Associa-
tion in compiling a book dedicated to
the soldier boys of this county who
saw service in France or who were
in any wav connected with the work
of Uncle Sam in the recent war. It
will contain pictures of all the soldier
lads, as nearly as the pictures can be
secured, with something of the record
of the men. It will run about 175
pages. Headquarters for the work
have been opened in the Commercial
* DATES TO REMEMBER *
* A Little Calendar of Partic- *
* ular Interest to the People *
* of Pittsburg County. *
July 10—Annual meeting of Okla-
homa coal operators at Muskogee.
July 14-28—Dipping dates for July.
July 21-28—Rat-killing week in
Oklahoma, by proclamation of the
July 7-21—Meeting dates for coun-'
ty commissioners in July.
July 21—Date for Indian land sale
August 26-28—State U. C. V. Re-
union at Ada.
Sept. 24-27—Pittsburg County Free
Fair date; W. T. Hardy, McAlester,
Sept. 27-30—Date of the Oklahoma
State Fair at Oklahoma City.
There is No Better
IS O W
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VISIT OUR QUEENS WARE DEPARTMENT
Pittsburg County's Greatest Hardware Store
U Prices are getting higher, land is get-
ting scarcer. We have a few choice
farms for sale and can give you terms.
If you need a loan on your farm or help
to buy a farm, we can assist you.
COME IN AND LET'S TALK IT OVER
Walter A. Evans & Company
Choctaw Avenue McAlester, Okla.
WALTER A. EVANS W. E. McGOWAN
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It. means that NEW thing in a cigarette, that
does for your smoke-hunger exactly what a drink
of coid water does for your thirst!
To satisfy, a cigarette must do more than
please the taste—it must "touch the smoke-spot."
That's what Chesterfields do. They let you
know you are smoking—they SATISFY.
And here's why — Chesterfields have body.
The finer, silkier leaves of TURKISH have been
properly blended with several varieties of the best
DOMESTIC tobaccos, famous for their full-bcdied
SATISFY is something that no cigarette, except
Chesterfields, can give you—regardless of price.
Because no cigarette maker can copy the
Say "Chesterfield" to your dealer.
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