Pittsburg County Guardian (McAlester, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 28, 1919 Page: 2 of 8
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PITTSBURGCO'NTV GUARDIAN THURSDAY. AUGUST ■>
gfer Pittsburg County
.Newsy Happening* of the \ anous Towns
and Communities. as Gathered by a Stat*
of the Besi Conespondenls in Oklahoma
Correspondents will please for-
ward us their weekly news let-
ters as early each week u pos-
sible. They should be in this
office bv Tuesday noon or Vi ed-
nesday morning, at the very
late-t. every week. Th;.- en.i le.-
us to give better arranperaen
this important pa*e of
Mrs. C L. W alker, Cor.
r\ good, com extra nice-" tour
milt- north. "Corn better than last
a son; cotton holding up very well.'
M ss Gary and Walton Bruce, of
Coalgate, visited several days la «
week at the home of J. R. Perry.
A number of Stuart folks are at-
tending the protracted meeting -it
Wh teC himney, which is being con-
ducted by two missionary Baptist
minister.-, Rev. J. M. Coate- of Hick-
ory and Rev. Walter Turabow of
Ashland. Good sermon- are be.ng
preached by these two servants of
Char! Harley and Mi-.- Camp
were marriedl a.-t week in Coalgate
at the home of Mrs. P. L. Bl*.-:n-
game. Robert Davidson, justice of
'.he peace, performed the ceremony
C. D. Little, of Pleasant
wns in town Saturday.
W H. Hefley, of Pleasant \ alley
was a visitor here Saturda;..
C. B. Speary. of i,tony Po '
in town .Saturday.
Leo Moore, of Stony
a visitor heer Saturday.
Jim Ellis of near Lake Austin
w*j in our city Saturday.
n C. Callicutf an! family return-
ed Tue •*?:>< from their vacation
Tney nwde 'an overland trpto Davi«
Wynnewood, Pauls \ alley
City and W eleetka.
Mr. and Mrs
ry' at S'
working for J. R. I'er-
uart The happy couple have
from Coalgate and are now
r. the west part of town in
dence belonging to Judge
rain fell last Friday, which
much appreciated by every
'.a-s week, aged 6* years. He ha>i
been a n.:n -ter in the Methodist
church for 50 years
Mr-. Armmta Cap.'inter died re-
cent; v at the home f her son- n-
ia • J. M. White, cl Q'unton. She
wa? 73 years of age at the time of
The dam for the Quinton water-
works will be finished this week, af-
ter which construction of the mam-
will be completed. It is expected to
be ab;. to start operations of the
system within 60 da>s.
faculty members for the state
school of mines at Wilburton hive
been named. Courses in coal m.n-
ing. auto and tractor instruction,
metallurgy, geology, chemistry, acet-
elyne welding, manual training, etc..
will be given. The school opens ill
I). M. Johnson, of Altus, an ice
and coal dealer, wa.- arrested las
week on the charge of profiteering.
It was alleged that he advertised ice
at 70c per hundred pounds, but col
lected $1 per hundred.
Cro?-: se««hi year. taafcm* ' i
canwtry. rooe-ly.it(, wot*. |
third %ear- living th ,
Uinis insects: fourth year—th. howe
.-o . :r. > V-w .v, i |
wh-reo} afnc'jJuine > -* J
-terms' of a chi.i's life-*" In j
woris. the child is taug." 1 to :
practical things of the firrs. a>
mak t v useful thing*. aac > (pves a
knoW.e-ige of fanr. maohjaeiy, ^ ]
and '. vestoek ftrrt haihi Th.s rie....
od of teaching agr.-ultare thro«*% I
moti va ti or. ^ tal.tes the f-bjert
lake- the boy away fvctrr. dry and ui>- .
interesting text tvoks aai *troou-,
ce.- h m to a world df act - ity ** vt*
he has a chance to ".fare how to o«"
OF PITTSBURG COUNTY
Arranged especially for the convenience and infor-
mation of all who desire professional advice or services.
one. The county commiss:oner- of I-at-
Mr- Tom Irwin, aged 26. died at imer county have ordered the offce
the family home August 15. Deaih| of justice of the peace at Clonsilla
wa.- due to traumatic pneumonia, as j ifiscontinued.
a re.-u'it of a fall from a -pring-seat
, recently, when a rib wa.- broken on
j'. J. Owei
the left -:de of the body. The de-
ceased is survived b> her husband
and four children, her father and
two othe- relatives. Remains were
aid to n-.-t in th<> cemetery at Ro~k
Cree' The services v t- held by
Rev. Howell, of Non, -la.
Alf Biggers has built an addition
p 1. Willis left Sunday for a tnp to rr.. ,|onff. }n the east part of
. , n'hpr Texas points- _ . . ./ „ _ .. ...
other Texas point-
0. VanHoozer and
Hal Stephenson, Harold, Kenneth_and
Grandpa K !Ter, of B.ue Spring-.
wa.- n town last Wednesday.
G W Maxwell, of Blue spring,,
was a visitor here Saturday.
Everyone enjoyed the ra'^ \
this week. Surely the lrouth isover.
A H. Carrigan. of Pounds Valley,
was in town Saturday.
Mr am. Mrs. O. C. Jacobs, of Lake
A'i-tin, silent Monday and Tuesday
at homp in town. «ni< k
Rev K J. Blanton made a quicK
trip home from Wapanucka
Mr. Blanton is engaged in aprotraet
,,1 meeting there and report.- a s uc
CCV-feUlre°gnrett°to'1note that Miss U,u-
f.om the hospital and is much im-
PrMMsrs. L. H. and Hay den Sharp
made a trip to Crosby Ranch, neal
Savanna. Monday. They had sever-
al blowouts, which resulto<i in treiit
tVtp Ford to a new tire.
W. H. Murphree, of Stony Point,
u'oi in town MohiIjn • ..
J. M. Dictson, of Founds V al ey
was a business visitor here Monday.
Noah Thomason. "of Blue Springs
was in town Tuesday.
Miss Laura Lee was takm to
hospital in McAlester Monday to be
oi>frated on for appenlicitis.
hope she will -oon be well and among
her frienls at home.
Mrs. Johnson is working in the of
fire of the Banner store during the
absence of Miss Maggie Keener.
Chas. Sharp, one of Pleasant \ "
ley's rustling fanners, was in town
Dr C. A. Johnson, of Kiowa, was
ir. Pittsburg Monday.
A. C. Plvmte and daughter, Miss
Bertha Lee', and Mr. and Mrs. Byne
Plvmate, of McAlester, spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. T. B. knight.
Mr A C. Plvmate and daughters
Misses Pearl and Bertha Lee, will
leave Wednesday for Fresno, ( alif.,
Mrs. Rosa Coufal is preparing to
go to France to see her parents and
her daughter. She expects to sail
Miss Eva Lena Clark has been on
the sick list.
Mrs. T. T. Lines and daughter,
Maurene, are visiting in Ardmore
Clyde Rhea has been ill. but .=
able to be out at this writing.
Rev. and Mrs. Frank Parsons are
holding a 10-davs' meeting at Ward-
ville. , . , ...
J. A. Knight is on the sick list.
Mrs. Fred Knight and daughters.
Mary Pauline and N'elda and Miss
Ruby Lynch are visiting in Ben-
town in the form of a new room.
Mr*. George W. Everett and two
children, Harriett and G. W. Everett,
of Sparta. Tenn., visiter -everal day-
last week with relatives in Stuart at
the home of J. R. Perry.
A chicken supper and picnic was
given the returned sailors and sol-
diers recently. The affair took piace
west of town at the Texas Oil Con.
pany station. A ovely time was had
by all who attended.
f>ne of Stuart's first volunteers for
military service was Claud Tinsley,
relative of Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Som-
erville. He returned to Stuart last
Thursday after several years -ervice
with the L". S. forces overseas.
Livestock was shipped to the Ok-
lahoma City market last week by H. i
Cliie and W. T. Story.
The bridge west of Stuart on the i
Rock I-land was repaired la.-t Thur--
day and Friday by the Rock Island
Miss Ru'.h Mills was a Calvin vis-
Several Stuart young folks attend-
ed a circus in Calvin.
JudgeR ivers, of Holdenville, at-
tended justice court in Stuart last
I .aura Lowrimore is back in Stuart
after spending several months work-
ing in the ea tern part of Oklahoma
If anyone is caught driving very
rapidly over the streets of Stuart
they will be called before M. L. Ho-
gan, town iustice, and assessed a
heavy fine for breaking one of the
D. B. London returned last Sunday
from the Ozark mountain- ef Arkan-
sas, where he spent several weeks
! for his health.
i ' Some small boys entered the siore
of Cumming- 4 L^nard, at All<-n.
one night last week and stole a lot
of cutlery, pipe.-,, etc. Next day th
managed to slip into the office when
no one was looking and stole $50 in
money. I .at"- they were arrested ar. ;
part of the loot anu money recovered.
Ai the fall term of district co
in McCurtain county the docket v
contain 32 murder coses, perhaps the
contain 32 murder cases, perhaps the
one time in any county in the state
Work on the city pav' ig at Eu-
faula is to start with 20 days, says
the Eufaula Journal.
Frank Kirby. of Vivian, a 16- y
old boy. had a nai row escape from |
death at Eufaula last week, when he
attempted to cro>; the Katy :ailroa
The Kity Flyer was approaching ar. i
he did not see it until the mule he
was driving wa- on the track. It
was instantly killed, but the boy es-
PR. J. H. McCRARY *
Phone 341 *
Office. 9i E. Choctaw. *
,CVver Fulton's Market i *
McAlester Oklahoma *
"At Your Service"
Old accounts—new ac-
counts — had accounts
—g o o d acco-iits — .r.
town—out of town-
.BOOM No. 12
231 EAST GRAND
J. W. ECHOLS. M. I).
GLASSES FITTED *
Cambfon Bldg. McAlester *
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* * * *
DR. N. B. RI HL
Specif attention given to
Acute. Chronic. Nervous, Eye.
: ar. N'ose. Throat, Stomach, *
Catarrhal and Rheumatic Dis- *
Manhattan Hotel McAlester *
ROBT. N. McMILLEN *
Notary in Office *
KRESS BLDG., MCALESTER *
* L. C. KUYRKENDALL, M. D.
* Treatment and Surgery of Eye,
* Ear, Nose and Throat.
* Glasses Fitted.
* Kres Bldg. MCALESTER.
* The A. D. S. Store *
* PATTERSON DRUG CO. *
* "The Home of *
* Reliable Drugs" *
* PHONE 204 *
* 16 E. Choctaw McAlester *
PITTSBl RC. COl'NTY
TEACHERS TO SAPULPA
Will Attend Hoiden Lectures There
Owing to Conflict of Other
Dates With Fair.
On Improved Land at Lowest
r I can >ave you time, wor-
ry and expense by complet-
ing all loans in a few days,
and save you a lot of trouble
when you want to sell the
place with my loan. To
avoid delays, all you have to
do is to see me for 1 yv rates.
< u.ck action and a square
rieaL Investigate the \\ il-
liams land mortgage plan,
it will please you and meet
vour requirements. I sell
all kinds of insurance and
1,'onds in old line companies.
M. E. WILLIAMS
2001 E. Choctaw Ave.
ESTABLISHED 20 YEARS
•ROUND ABOUT US.
****** ^ *****★★★★*
Pittsburg county teacher= who will'
take advance^? of the lecture cou se j
to be given by Dr. P. G. Hoiden in
this -tate will probably go to Sapu!- j
pa for the series, Sept. 1-6. as this :
will not in any way conflict with:
the date for the county fair here and.
will be as convenient in location a-
the Durant series, which come on
the week of the fair, Sept. 22-27.
Mrs. Fannie C. Ross, county super-
intendent of education, has beeti g:r-
en the privilege of sending addition-
al teachers, besides the list included
in last wrek's Guardian, and it is j
probable that the teachers from a'
least two or three other schools in'
the county will get to take advant- j
age of the lectures.
Ths plan of vitalizing the teach-
ing of agriculture originated with
Doctor P. G. Hoiden, of Chicago. 111.,
who has given it years of careful
study and is now as.-i-ting in its in-
troduction in the school- of South
Dakota and who has consented to
take charge of the work in this state.
The plan of vitalizing the teaching
of agriculture as worked out by Dr.
I Hoiden is, in brief, as follows: It
i consists of a four-year plan of rota-
tion which directs the teaching bi
agriculture along definite and spe-
cific lines for each year, thus avoid-
ing the pos-ibility of selecting the
If you play Cornet mudi or
. ittle, send name and ad-
to me, as I have a Big
Money Maker for you.
A. L. LUNDGREN
1415 Eait I Oth Street
OKLAHOMA CITY. OKLA.
The O-age Cotton (
to establish a mattr<
Haskell county is to have a good
county fair in September at Stigler.
Money is already raised by the busi- most interesting topics for the first
noss men of Stigler to improve the year or two of the course and leaving
fair grounds. 1 all of the dry, uninteresting material
Public schools in Atoka county will for the last years of the course. The
TO OUR CUSTOMERS:
We have installed a Huss-
man Refrigerator Case,
which keeps our meats
stri .tly fresh and sanitary.
WE INVITE YOU TO
* Luther C. Perry, Cor.
After spending four or five days
visiting relatives and friends at De-
war Henrvetta, Tulsa and Calvin
last week, Luther C. Perry returned
home Tuesday morning.
Since Stuart has been incorporated
th' hogs which used to roam over the
tr**ets have been put up an«l the
town will look a little bit like a city
since Mr. Hog is in the stve.
During the lats three weeks the
Fox Construction Company hai ship-
ped 30 cars of rock from the rock
quarry west of Stuart to Bridgeport.
The rock will be used in construct-
ing a lot of dikes which are needed
on account of bad washout* on the
Rock Island lines there. Ten men
are employed at the lock quam\ C.
M. Watson is the foreman.
Condition of c./l - ten mill s outh-
west of Stuart, "corn good, cotton
gone." At Rock Creek, five miles
southwest, "corn will yield about 25
bushels to the acre; cotton short and
cane tolerably goH; making sor-
ghum." Southwest of Stuart about
8 miles, "Cotton holding up good in
deep sand, cane very good and corn
good." 31 miles east, "Cotton will
make one-fourth bale to the acre and
open Sept. 15.
Atoka county has organized a
county council of defense, with J. M.
Humphreys as chairman and J. B.
Earle secretary. The county has
also named a Fair Price committee,
headed by John Wiley, of Atoka.
Mrs. Pete Moore, of Bochito, was
accidentally killed one day last week
when a large water tank fell upon
her, crushing her body to a "'dp.
She was a daughter-in-law of Mr. I
and Mrs. J. M. Moore, of Atoka^
Pontotoc county fair will be neld:
at Ada, Sept. 10-14.
A Scott Ferris Club has been or- j
ganized at Ada.
J. J. Smith, of Kiowa, has removed
to Stuart with his family and has ac-
cepted a position as pharmacist with
the Forrester-Bovett Drug Company.
Mrs. Tom Irwin, of Stuart, who
sustained a broken rib when she fell
from a wagon-seat a few weeks ago,;
died at her home last week from an j
attack of pneumonia which develop-
ed from the injury.
Charles J. Harley and Miss Mar-
garet Camp, of Stuart, were mar-
d last week, and will make Stuart
their home. The groom is with J. R.
Perry Mercantile Company.
Otto Daniels, R. L. Jean, D. M.
Rogers and others are among a large
list of Stuart and community citizens
who are making improvements to
The revival meeting which has1
been going on at Indianola for some,
time, conducted by Rev. H. E. Baugh ^
of N'aud, Okla., ha- closed, ti re-
sulted in many additions to the
Big W. O. W. picnic at Indianola
T. T. Caves is the new manager
for the Clark, Bynum Company's
store at Indianola.
W. L. Parker has resigned as city
marshal at Quinton and will go on
the road a.- a traveling salesman.
His place is to be filled by John
A township fair and picnic will be
first year consists of the study of
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.. FARM LOANS..
150-ACRE IMPROVED PRAIRIE FARM, a bargain.
7-ROOM BUNGALOW, close in, First Ward. $3,500
SEE ME IF YOU WANT A LOAN
ADVERTISING PAYS— ALWAYS — IN THE GUARDIAN
corn 25 bushels to the acre " Four „ 4 .
miles northeast, "Corn pood—cotton hold at Kinta, Sept. 6.
short." Six miles southeast, "Cot-i Kev. B. C. Cooper died at Quinton
We Make Loans on FARMS and RANCHES, and },nve
immediate inspection of land.
lowest interest rates
EVANS & ROBERTS
203 East Choctaw Ave.
Men who are prominent in this community on ac-
count of actual achievement; men who have made a
success of their own business undertakings—those are
the men who control the policies of the FIRST NA-
TIONAL BANK—these are the men whose vigilant
supervision is an assurance that the best interests of
customers shall always be placed ahead of every other
W. S. AMBROSE, TOM HALE,
Southern Ice & Utilities Co. President Hale-Halsell Gro-
R. P. BREWER, eery Company.
Vice-President Southwest CHAS. E. HEAD,
Natl. Bank of Crmmerce, President First National
Cattle and Meats.
WM. P. FREEMAN,
Chairman of the Board.
JAMES H. GORDON,
DR. GEO. A. 1CILPATRICK,
C. W. CRUM,
W. J. WADE,
W. G. WEIMER,
"THE OLD RELIABLE""
First National Bank
THE BANK THAT SERVICE BUILT.
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