The Edmond Sun (Edmond, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 16, No. 44, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 26, 1905 Page: 1 of 16
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EDMOND, OKLA. TER., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 1905.
LITTLE LOCAL LINES
Gleaned from Late Local and Social Events.
To the Reporters.
I desire to thank the corres-
pondents of the Sun who have
faithfully and reliably reported
the happenings of the different
localities. I trust you will con-
tinue as reporter for your neigh-
borhood and as early as possible
come in and meet my successor.
Mrs. C. B. Blake.
The local track meet will be
held Friday afternoon.
J. P. Jayne of Guthrie visited
with relatives over Sunday.
Mrs. G. C. Duncan is very ill
with inflammatory rheumatic.
The Rebeccas initiated seven
new members at their last meet-
Mr. M. McGillivray who has
been very ill is reported much
0. W. Offield returned to his
work Saturday after a week's
The Royal Neighbors initiated
Mrs. Wm. Leonard at their last
Little Bernice Higbee who is
ill with typhoid fever is getting
along very well.
Miss Reece Murray left last
week for a visit to her old home
at Versailles, Mo.
A. Smith has sold his interest
in the Shelden & Smith grocery
store to E. Shelden.
The editor is at Oklahoma City
attending the meeting of the Ter-
ritorial Association of Editors.
In the meantime we are it.
E. Clabaugh has traded his
meat shop to John Trotter for the
Trotter house on Normal hill.
Mrs. Clabaugh has moved into
The Epworth League will give
a sub-district convention at the
Methodist church, May 14. Del-
egates from all the neighboring
towns will be here.
Miss Avery Washburn of Fitz-
gerald, Ga., arrived last week to
visit her sister, Mrs. P. C. Slack,
for the summer and will perhaps
make this her permanent home.
J, E Orr and Lillie Johnson of
Oklahoma City were married
Sunday at the home of W. Haw-
kins by Judge Harper. They
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Evans
for a few days.
The man who won the $10,000
for guessing the paid admissions
to the Worlds Fair drew $500 of
it and now another party is suing
for the remaining $9,500, claiming
he was a closer guesser.
Joe Jefferson, the noted acior,
is dead at his home at Buzzard's
Bay. His body will lie in the
vault at Boston until the mem-
bers of the family who are scat-
tered over the country can
„ , . . j Winnie Jenkins, who taught at
Bailev & Dawson have installed . * ,
J , . Fountain last year, will take post
large line of queensware '
connection with their groceries.
W. E. Flesher returned yes-
terday from Keokuk, Iowa, where
he has been attending the dental
Mrs. P. Casey returned home
Friday after a two weeks' visit
caring for her father,
T. B. I
graduate work at the Edmond
Normal tnis summer. She is
teaching near her home in Custer
county this year.—Western
The little folks of the Christian
church, directed by Miss Maude
Lattimer, gave very interesting
j exercises Sunday night. The
little ones were more than ordin-
Dr. Geo. Comp took Mrs. Geo. arily trained and reflected great
Wildy to Guthrie Sunday to be credit on Miss Lattimer.
examined by Dr. Blesh. Both rp^e business men 0f Luther,
doctors will operate upon Mrs. together wjth the farmers, are
Wildy in a few days at Guthrie, j making an effort to build a
Miss Stella Gregg closes the ! third gin in Luther, claiming that
Carpenter school next Friday^ they cannot get justice in
and will start in a few weeks to those already there as they will
San Carlos, Arizona, where she . not gin cotton for the merchants
a position in the and other cotton buyers.
! City News.
It developes that the Steadman
oil well near Choctaw, where a
strike was recently made, is the
property of the Standard Oil
company and will not be utilized
until some of John D.'s wells
somewhere else go dry.—Jones
From the way Spear and Aus-
tin Crossley slayed ducks and
Jack snipes they were pretty
plenty or the boys are extra good
at shooting. They bagged 25
ducks and 38 snipes. The editor
and family acknowledge a fine
mess of duck out of the number
presented by the boys.—Luther
Austin Crossley, mar.ager of
the telephone system of Luther,
came very near being put out of
business last week by accidental-
ly taking hold of a live wire while
working at the wires at central
office. The only thing that saved
him was the fact that the batter-
ies were not very strong, being
well run down.—Jone3 City
The governor has come out
quite strongly in favor of retain
ing Mr. Thoburn as secretary of
the Territorial Board of Agricul
ture. Mr. Thoburn has worked
hard to accomplish an immense
amount of good. The farmers
everywhere are in favor of him
being retained, all believing that
he is a good man for the place
A few kickers are at the bottom
of it all.
Mr. George Imel, who is here
visiting his brother and sister,
Prof. Imel and Mrs. Yeakel, has
decided to locate here and has
purchased an interest in the Yea
kel Mercantile Co. The new firm
name will be Imel & Yeakel
Mrs. Yeakel and her assistants
are so uniformly courteous that
the firm has already established
a splendid business here and we
wish the new firm unbounded
The Watonga Republican, Gov-
ernor Ferguson's paper, says
Thirteen years ago on the night
of the 19th of this month, the sen-
ior attachment of this paper
camped with a number of boom-
ers on the prairie, a short dist
ance west of Homestoad, in the
northern part of this county. It
was a cold night—very cold.
There were wolves enough howl-
ing around to have thrilled the
heart of Theodore Roosevelt with
joy. They made the welkin ring
with their unearthly discord.
Miss Alice Beggs returned
home Monday from near Pond
Creek where she taught a seven
months' term of school with sat-
isfaction to pupils and patrons.
The editors from every section
of the territory tell the same
story of a promise of a bumper
wheat? crop and other crops do-
ing well. They all tell uf pros-
perity ani advancement all along
the line. Not one of these men
tells a story of failure or even
stagnation. But editors cannot
see such things.
Next Sunday will be 116 years
since Washington was inaugu-
rated president of the United
States and Dr. A. M. Vir Den
will speak in the evening on the
"Blessedness of a Good Man,"
and Dr. Riley will preach in the
morning. M. E. churjh. Come
worship with ua.
The Easter program at M. E.
church was a decided success.
The music was given by the choir,
accompanied by a full orchestra.
Mayme Bryant spoke on mis-
sions. Clarence Hale on the re-
ligious outlook of India, F. W.
Davis on Africa, Marvin Castle-
berry on China and Arthur Bas-
tin on Japan. Pearl Vir Den
and Hazel Garey gave a declama-
tion. Prof. Lehrer and Earl Vir
Den rendered a duett. The con-
cert was entertaining and in-
The local oratorical contest
held at the Normal Hall Monday
night was unusually meritorious.
The orations were good and well
delivered. Mr. Jesse Armstrong
spoke on the "Genius of Napo-
leon." His oration was scholarly
and showed extensive reading
and a great amount of study.
His delivery was decisive, indi-
cating that he was absorbed by
his theme and determined to con-
vince others. He was given first
The musical numbers delighted
the audience, who frequently
called for a second number, but
on account of the length of the
program encores were denied.
This was overruled on the last
number and a second number
was given by the mandolin club.
The judges were: Mr. J. H.
Ware, of Shawnee; Prof. Brown-
lee of Epworth University, Ok-
lahoma City, and Rev. Wood of
the Board of Regents.
and see our line of
Yeakel Mere. Co.
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Blake, Mrs. C. B. The Edmond Sun (Edmond, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 16, No. 44, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 26, 1905, newspaper, April 26, 1905; Edmond, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc150007/m1/1/: accessed May 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.