Creek County Republican. (Sapulpa, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, March 22, 1912 Page: 1 of 8
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CREEK COUNTY REPUBLICAN.
Successor to THE KIEFER SEARCHLIGHT,
Vol. V, No. 37.
Km!i ii 'I ns S*toiiU CIh*s matter Oct. rt, 11*11.Ht the l'o*>t
effl,v nt Hapulpe. Oklii., under net of March .1, 1*7'.'.
SAPULPA, OKLA., FRIDAY, MAR. 22, 1912
One Dollar per Year
RESULT OF PRIMARIES OVER
PRETTY HEAVY VOTE CAST
railway company MUSKOGEE FOR DIRECT PRIMARY
APPEALS ITS CASE ifl .pfl jflWN |J ^SURED OHIO
SMITH AND ZACHRITZ WILL CONTEST
FOR THE MAYOR’S CHAIR
The result of the city primaries
last Tuesday wa* a surprise to most
people. A heavy vote was polled.
Smith for Mayor and Wertzher^er
for Commissioner of Finance drew
the highest vote, each getting Ida.
The result of the election is Smith
and Zachritz for Mayor: VVertzburg-
er and Wilkonson for Finance and
Gray and Likely for affairs. Tht
vote stood as follows:
For Mayor, Smith 10a; Zachritz
297; Beard 185.
For Com. Finance, Wertzbnrger,
465: Wi*1" nsuii 150; Richardson’
149, Jennings 129.
For Com Affairs, Likely 222: Gray
154; Abbott 148: Wolfe lid; Clink-
scales 99; Elliott 97; Hurtis 50, Brit-
For Mayor there were 917 votes
cast; for Finance 895 and for affairs
933. The election occurs April 2.
SAPULPA AND INTERURBAN
Oklahoma City—The first street
railway company to file objections
to the assessment placed upon its
property for 1912 by the state board
of equalization is the Sapulj a and
Interurhan of Sapulpa. This com-
pany made return of its property
at $87,785. 25, and was assessed at
The company was assessed last
year at 97,105.45 and asks why the
big increase of over 34.000. when
PERRY MILLER NAMED FOR
MAYOR AND ADMINISTRA-
TION BADLY WHIPPED
Muskogee, i'kla Muskogee city
administration met defeat in ihe
primaries today when a democrat-
ic ticket headed by State Represen-
tative IVrry Miller, candidate for
Mayor, defeated Mayor Middleton
Miller furnished the surprise of
the day, polling 1,535 votes, while
Mayo; Middleton received only 815.
C. H Law the third mayorality can
HARMON MANAGERS CONTROL
STATE CENTRAL COMMIT
ELKS SHOW WAS INTERESTING NOTES
A GREAT SUCCESS FROM MOUNDS
LOCAL TALENT MADE HIT WITH CONTRIBUTED BY OUR REGULAR
VAST CROWD AT LYRIC MOUNDS CORRESPONDENT
the company has only made inu j didate v.as given 390 votes,
provements since th* last assess j Ihe primary election furnished
ment of $7,240. the climax to the most flitter cniir
_______ I paign ever waged by democrats in
F F f fl HD MFT I this city who were helped out by
TEL ILUD HIE I jimmy republicans who voted the
-- I democratic ticket in the primaries
Attorney and Mrs J F Thrift en*!There was only one contest
tertained the members
of the I I
Club very pleasartly, at tbeir
home on Sou'll Mounds Friday even
mg I he guests were entertained In
a musical program rendered by »ar
ions members of the company, .Utei
which luncheon was served. Min J-
G Kllinghausen w'ill be the next
among the republicans, that for com
I missioner from the sect ml district
where there were three candidetes.
The open town sentiment prevail
SURPRISED MISS SUMMERS
CARL LOST THE
BOUT J POINTS
MORRIS NOT FAST ENOUGH IN
SElOND BATTLE WITH
The claismates of Miss lone Sum-
mers surprised her Friday afternoon
bv giving her a party at the home of
her parents, Mr and Mrs J. B Sum
niers. The afternoon was spent
pleasantly at games and refreshments
Stock buyers and farmers will be
intrusted in the sale to he held at
the Bill Berryhill place 2 miles N
! E. of Mounds on Friday March 29
j The sale is billed for two o'clock
i and will consist of 5) good horses
j among them two light gray Arab-
ian horses as well as a good young
stallion, cow and calf, 2 yearling
heifers, one yearling steer, a good
buggy and set of farm harness. The
sale will lie in charge of J. F. Up-
ton who is administrator of the es-
tate of Wm Berryhill and U E Can-
field will cry the sale, any one in-
terested in good stock would likely
find some good bargains at this
New Yor*, Mar 20. Jim Stewart
the Brooklyn heavyweight, outpoin-
ed Carl Morris of Oklahoma in a
ten round bout at the Empire Ath
letic club tonight. Stewarts work
was cleaner than that of Morris,
the Beooklynite landing straights
to the face occasionally a right to
the body and right uppercuts, while
Morris depended a great deal on in-
In the sixth round Stewart with
a straight left, started Morris’ right
eye bleeding. Then he sent over a
right hook which caught Morris on
the jrw as he was backing away.
Morris went down to his hands and
knees. He was up again immedi-
In the following round Stewart
sent his left to the face and upper-
cut with his right Morris kept
working his right at close quarters.
Stewart then sent a straight left to
the face. Morris used his weight
to crowd Lewis around.
In the eighth round Stewart sent
three straight lefts, one to the body
and two to the face. Morris was
still working an inside right. Stew,
art got to Morris's bad eye with two
straight lefts and he bled profusely.
Morris opened the ninth with a
right to the body and left to the
face hut Stewart sent a short hard
right across to the jaw, and then a
left and right to the face.
Stewart landed four hard jabs to
the face in the tenth Morris came
back with short arm work and they
were fighting hard at the bell.
The weights were announced as
Morris 225 pounds and Stewart 209
The Ladie of ihe Home Mission
Society of the South Methodist church
wish to make it known that tbeir so-
cial meeting to have been held at the
home of Mrs A P. Crawford, on
the afternoon of the 27th has been
postponed until the first Wednesday
Mrs I. L. Root ertertained the
Rebekah Kensington Club I riday at
the home of Mrs Spruill on Walnut
St Music was the divereion of the
evening. After the program a de-
licious luncheon was served. Those
present were: Mesdames Shaha, Han
son, Anderson, Blake, Buffington,
Cowman, Huffstetler, Harper, El-
dridge, Whitney, Wise, Likely, Hen
eker, Monroe, J. J. Mars, Lewis,
Nevin, Stanford, Rupert, and Misses
Reeves, Ada Shaha, Bessie Anderson
Olive and Edyth Metz.
Undo Ezra—"Thou what do you
think Is the matter with tho world
nowadays?" Uncle Eben—"Just thla:
There’s too much business In religion
and not enough religion In buslneul”
Columbus, Ohio.—With support-
ers of Gov 'Harmons presidential
candidacy in complete control, the
democratic stale central committee
Tuesday provided for a presidential
preference primary to take place in
Ohio on May 21 The Republican
i unity executive committee chair-
men. at a meeting here Tuesday,
ad. pted a resolution indorsing Fres.
Lift and pledged Chios support to
the president. At the conference,
*i>t\ two county chairman were
represented. Of the twentysix ah
sentcesthe Taft leaders claim they
are evenly divided between Taft
Mr and Mrs F. Shanahan enter"
lamed Monday night in honor of
tbeir son, Bernard Shanahan, who
wasbornonSt Patricks day. Ihe
house was beautifully decorated in
green, the color scheme being car-
ried out in the dinner decorations.
Sham-rocks was used, and the guests
were favored with green carnations
I hose present were'- Misses Maude
Wallace, Patty Blake, Inez Quinn,
Sylvia Jones, Bertha Lacy, Anna
Mills. Ruth McBride, Montez Mc-
Bride, F.dith Hyde, Claire Bassett,
OUie Swofford, Nollie Swofford,
Fern Williams, Mesdames Ira An-
ders#n, F. J Burns, S. N. Terry.
Messrs Chester Osborn, T. L. Mil-
ler, Victor Toben, Wood Fuller,
Earl McNally, Art Jordan, Bert
Brum, Bennie Katz, Ralph Richard,
Herbert Ealey, Billie Biggs, Herbert
Bassett, B Terry, Lawrence Shana-
han, Steve Terry.
If anybody thinks that At t y Fait
child "uint there," when ii comes to
being a comedian, they're oil At
the Elks annual performance last
Friday night, the local talent put on
a show that scooped any previous
effort. The cast did splendidly—
everyone took to their part like a
duck does to water, like a mosquito
to a bald head, like a hungry man
tori bean sandwitch.
Cal. the floor walker. Gussie Corey
the race track tout. Tod Kittridge
the villian, Fairchild the dutehman, (
Miss Cantrell, Miss Wise, Mrs Hal-
sey, all of them in fact were stars
Fairchild missed his calling—lie
should "go on the stage regular ".
Gussie Corey could make a fortune
on a race track. Mrs Halsey, as
the old maid was excellent, hut Mr
Balsey says we wasn’t acting natur-
The chorus did themselves proud
and they looked mighty pretty. The
Lyric was crowded and everybody
enjoyed the entertainment
Jack l hiIcon of Sapulpa visited rel-
ative. here Suudav
l< *v Redd of Sapulpa spent *■•
day here with friend*
Mr and Me* J M Hall arrived
here Saturday from 1 era. r«i a tew
days visit with their daughter Mr* J
Dr I) W . Conger was in T ulsa
on business last Friday.
John R Rhode* *v»< ■ Tulsa viei-
I. F. McUlintock tran.acting
business in Sapulpa Fuesdav
Will Crouch went to Manafard
last Sunday for a visit with Miss Alta
ANCIENT, MODERN CLUB
The regular meeting of the Deci.
mo Club was varied last I riday when
the hostess Mrs C. B. McCallon de
lit fitfully entertained tha members
and a few invited guests with a St
Patrick day luncheon, the izble w.»s
most attractive with a center piece of
smilox and green carnations from
which green ribbons led to the various
place cards. 1 he guests were bid-
den to come and rul the house of
sueh pests us St Patrick drove out of
Ireland In this amusing contest
Mrs Conrath was most successsu!
and was awarded the prize a bunch
of green carnations. Besides the club
members Mrs G. R. Rumney was a
Mesdames H. C. Lyons and G. T
Wright were in Sapulpa shipping
Mrs Edw Best was a T ulsa visitor
The Ancient and Modern I ni-
hroidery Club enjoyed an afternoon
of social entertainment with Mrs
Whiting Monday afternoon Ihe,
affair was carried out in St Patrick day |
style, green beine used in decorations.
The hostess was assisted by Mrs
Vance Likely. The afternoon was
passed in needlework, and each
guest received a tiny green apron as
a favor Miss f anny Dingrnan gave
.tome musical selections which added |
to the pleasure of the evening. I he
next meeting will be held at tkc home
•f Mrs Casey.
Miss F.ithel Michner came home
Monday altera weeks visit with Mrs
Harry (Jordon in Kelieyville
Mrs Hancock was called to Kiefer
Monday on accojnt of the illnoss ef
Mrs L. G. Michner aud baby
went to Sapulpa Monday tor a akert
visit with Mrs A. V. Rupprccht
Will Septcr of Morria spent Sun-
day her* with friends.
P. J. O'Brien spent Sunday in Sa-
pulpa visiting friends.
Mis A. V. Rupprccht of Sapulpa
visited friends here Saturday.
SEDALIA TELEGRAPH SCHOOL
The following pupils since our
last item* have been placed in
good positions with roads named.
J. C. Hornbeck, W. H.,Wish, H. C.
Beard, Lewis Volkerding, F. L.
Berdman, with the Union Pacific.
E. T. Hicks, Alfred Heidbrier, L C.
Becker, Lionel Jenkins; Floyd Gray
with the Missouri Kansas and Tex-
as. Norman Love, Missouri Pacific
J. W. Paar, Iron Mountain and
Southern. Lynn Wallace. Atchison,
Topeka and Santa Fe. F. W. Fer-
man, Illinois Central.
The Sedalia Telegraph School for
the three leading railway systems,
The Missouri Kansas and Texas, the
Union Pacific, the Illinois Central,
which insures every graduate a
good position. Main wires from the
railroad run into school rooms.
Train dispatcher in charge. Write
today for full information.
The little son of Mr *nd Mr* Sivi-
den of this city died Saturday evening
I he funeral service* were held at the
M E church by Rev Rosencrans, and
interment was made in the Mounds
Mrs Mote end daughter Margaret
were shopping in Sapulpa T uesday.
H. C. Badger is reported quite ill
M. B. Blair transacted business in
Mrs H. C Hill vva-> a Sapulpa vis-
Dr Fills Jones and son Glenn re-
turned Wednesday from Monett Mo.
Mis Bluejacket, mother of Mrs K.
L. Fagin has returned to her home
Mrs Knappenburger was a T ulsa
Mrs John Donahue and Mm Jo'
saphine Braumbaugh left Friday for
Miss Hattie Leslie returned Sun-
day evening from Tulsa after a few
days visit with friends
Mr and Mrs Walter Coyle of Tul-
sa were the guests of relatives here
The Maids and Matrons Bridge
club met Wednesday w*th Mrs Li-
Ira Maxon and family left this
week for their new home m Oklaho-
Mrs C M. Utley was a Sapulpa
visitor U ednesday.
LIVE STOCK REPORT
Clyde Casteel left Sunday tor Stil-
water where he attends A. ^ .M. cel-
Roht Hudson who has been on the
sick list is reported much better.
Little Ralph Lake ii able to be out
again after his recent illness.
The masquerade dance here Satur-
day evening was well attended and a
Miss Fdna Walker and sister Mrs
Wyatt Adkins returned Wednesday
morning from Taneha.
Clark Rumney was a Tulsa visitor
Mrs W. E. Thompson was amonp
the Kiefer shoppers in Sapulpa Tues-
The ladies Aid are busy quilting,
they are doing good and would he
glad of other help.
Dr and Mrs G. A. Stafford were
in Sapulpa Saturday.
Miss Maggie Smith has returned to
her home in Tanaha after a short vis
it with h*r cousin, Miss Edna Walk
The Kiefer Drug Co have instal-
led a new fountain and will soon he
ready for the hot waather.
Miss Pebble Wells is contemplat-
ing a visit with relatives in Mo.
Raymond McCurdy spent Sunday
K C. Stock Market . Light re-:
ceiptswere received at all western;
markets last week because of had i
weather The market made some
advance though prices were already
high. Receipts today 0500 head, 1
market heavy to strong, except heavy j
steers which are a little lower Butch-
er cattle are stronger today, steers
and heifers selling up to 7.00 Best
heavy stters brought 8 00 today I
Twenty six loads quarantines are here
today, containing, some good > carl-
ing heifers at 5.50, heavier steers 950
to 1175, at 6.10 to 6.75. Hay ted
Wyomins steers sold tadav at 6. 50,
weighing lo50. Demand for Stock-
ers and feeders is brisk today at 6. 5U
weighing 10501b*. Demand for
stackers and feeders is brivk today,
at the highest price of the season, fair
t* good feeders *elling at 6 to 6.50, j
and stock steers 5.25 to 6.40, stock
cow* and heifers 3.75 to 4 50
Hog prices noved up decisively j
last week, and without much oppo- j
sition from packers. Receipts are
shortening up at all points, and kil-
lers who hae stocks of provisions on
hand ate not averse to falling in line
with an advancing market. 1 he
market is called steady to 5 lower
kere today, although the top prize
6.97 is the highest rigure reached
here this year. It was paid for an
extra choice load of 30U hogs, Bulk
today sold at 6.05 to 6.90, light weigh
6.50 to 6.80, and pigs 5 to 5.75. No
No sooner has the seven dollar mark
been approximated than dealers be-
gin talking about 8, which some pre-
dict will be reached by the first of
Ray Burt made a business trip t*
Tom Gilcrcase of T ulsa wee *
ousincss visitor here Saturday.
Jovial) G Davis of Sapulpi spelt
Miss Edith .Vlorean is spendiag
this week in Mannfoid witk Mica Al-
I he ladies Aid Society of tkc
Christian church met Wednesday
at the home of Mrs Spiller.
J B. Penn of Sapuipa was tran-
sacting husines. here Wednesday.
John Montgomery was tiarisecting
business here \V ednesday
John Montgomery of Henryetta
was here on business this wee*
Cleopatra, frail and fragile, tllw
many thin peoplo at heartily. and *er
guest9 wondered at the rariUee ef
which they partook. There was every-
thin* there that gastronomy eoeM
think of, except mutton, an erooptloa
In favor of th*< divine Ammon with the
hamlike head Even tha roaat beef sa4
pluiu pudding were not lacking, l#f
these dell cadre were aa popular fc
Thebes us was *,he broiled and eaKsN
goose, with the good brown a tout, aad
strong barley wine to cheer the eptr-
Its nnd assist the dtftoeUon.
You cunuot expect the working
Classes to sec luxury, wealth aad
case without longing tor a share.
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Robinson, Clyde M. Creek County Republican. (Sapulpa, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, March 22, 1912, newspaper, March 22, 1912; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1476236/m1/1/: accessed July 15, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.