Beaver County Republican. (Gray, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 1, Ed. 1 Friday, January 21, 1916 Page: 1 of 4
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CRAY, BEAVER COUNTY, OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY JAN. 21, I9lt.
fSven Dr. W. H. Rhtues has been a
yictim of grip this week.
Andy E. Johnson is eonfined to his
home with an attack of pneumonia.
•Irs. Kmmet Horn*, of Beaysr City,
a visiting t))4 faintly of G. I. Home.
aortheMt of town.
-Dr. HlgKiubottoai, specialist eyek
car, iim« and throat, at the Liberal,
JCan., hospital efeb Saturday,
We are a^aln located in Gray with
our photo car ready to make those
photos for you. Ward Broe.
Peter J. Penoer has sold hie farm
8 miles northweat of Gray to J. H.
Neyfeld for a consideration of flQOG.
John Clayhrook will hold a public
■ale of hi* personal property at hia
farm northweat of Gray on Wednesday
A. B. Poer and Edgar C. Poor went
to Liberal today. A. B. Poer went for
tha purpose of oonsuiling with a phy-
sician from eastern Kansas.
Robert Anderton has purchased W.
R. Sharer's Ford car and with his
family will leave in a faw days
trip through eastern Oklahoma.
—For Salt;-A few thoroughbred
Plymouth Rock coekrela
I. H. Knauaa,
12-Jl-Bp 2 m w and 7 n of Gray,
Charlai Prultt and family, of Hart-
Ville, Ga., are hera visiting with the
family of Bart L. Holland and looking
over the country with a view of locat-
ing and becoming residents here.
—For Bale:—A faw choice Rhode Id-
land Red Coekrela, Ideal Princeaa
•train. fl eaeh.
J2-24-3p lira. C. N. Stewart,
ft. 8 or phone KonX
AsyE. Davia, a barber of Liberal,
after a sojourn of three weeks in Gray
concluded that the old established shop
already here waa sufficient to take care
ef the business, returned to Liberal
Jacob .H. Neufeld has sold his Over-
land car to Peter J. Penner. As soon
as the weather will permit Pete and
hi* fsmilv expect to leave in the car
for a visit with aelatrves at Fair-
view Mid yarious psrtn of Kansas.
Mr. Golden, ot Braman. Okla., father
of Mrs, Eramett Home, ef Beaver City
is here visiting the family of G. I.
Home. This is Mr. Golden's first visit
to Beaver county aad he is wonderfully
pleased with ths appearance of the
Bart L. Holland and family, who
peld a sale of their personal property
last fall and departed for a year's so-
journ in Georgia, after an absence of
less than three months have returned
to their farm here, and they are mighty
glad te get back.
On Wednesday A. B. Poer, E. C.
Poer and James Cessna went down to
th Poer ranch to repair the well and
while at work on the well James Poer
fell off of the mill tower, sustaining
a fractured bone in hia right heel and
otherwise braising him up.
Gus Frank and family, who ows a
farm north of old Plainview, arrived
here laat Saturday from Canada where
they haye reaided the past four or five
yeara. Gus says he succeeded fairly
well up there, but likea this country
the best and intends to remain hare.
H. C. Jones, the new cashier of the
First.State Bank, arriyad here Satur-
day and assumed charge of the bank
Monday morning. In speaking of Mr.
Jones departure from his former home
the Jaaper, Mo., News of thf 18th
contained the followlBg: "H. C. Jones
who cam* here a few months ago from
lola, Kan., and was employed as book-
keeper at the First National Bank,
left Jasper Sunday night for Gray,
Okla., where he will be cashier of a
bank. Mr. Jones made many friends,
both in f business way and socially,
dujrtng hia short stay hare. We be-
lieve' tha institution employing him hss
made no mistake In their selection.
With this issue wa start Vol. 1, No.
1, ol the Beaver County Republican.
While ten vaars Is a long time it seems
only a short time since on Jan. 16,1906,
at 4 o'clock in the morning at the back
door of the Liberal, Kan., News office
we loaded tha flrat iasue of the paper
epon our pony and atarted for Ragsdale
Beafer county. In thoae ten years
Wonderful changes have taken place.
Liberal has grown from a little hamlet
to an important city of the second
class, Gray haa apruog into existence
and hsa grown from a lone postoffice
|o a thriving inland town, and Beaver
county has changed from a wild prairie
|o a land of productive farms Inhab-
ited by a happy, prosperous people.
But thtss changes are small to what
Hill t|k« plats in the future.
Beagle Bros, moved out to their
Ochiltree county ranch this week.
Charles Froage, of Enid, ia here
looking after bis farm southeast of
For Sale.-Pure bred Plymouth
Rock coekrels and pullets. l-14-7p
Mrs. E, W. Pratsr, Boyd, Okla.
Dr. J. A. Miller haa been appointed
poatmaater at Beaver City in place of
J. R. Thomas, whore term has expired
The Plainview Hardware Company
will soon commence the construction
of an addition, 80x50 feet to the Gray
garage and blacksmith shop.
A member of the civil eervice com
mission and a postoffice inspector were
here yesterday on business pertaining
to their different departments.
For Sale, a few good fresh milk
cows, 1 yearling Red Polled bull, extra
good. c. T. Helton,
2 1-2 miles west and 3 south of Gray,
—I am prepared to do your lathing,
plastering and flue building in a moat
satisfactory manner. Leave orders at
the Republican office.
While on the road from Liberal on
Wednesday Henry Cornelsen, who lives
near Bethany school house, got off of
the wagon and walked a while and in
trying to get back on his foot slipped
off of the break beam, causing the
wagon wheel to pass over his right
foot, resulting in a very painful injury.
The Liberal Democrat says: John
Leach, an employee of the Stewart
and Larkin, threshing machine
Beaver county met with an accident on
Tuesday of last week that resulted in
death a week later. He was driving
the water wagon of the outfit aftsr
night and in some way the wagon
tipped over and pinned him under
neath, resulting In internal injuries
from whieh he never recovered. The
accident occurred about 6 miles east of
Loreno. The deceased was about 28
yeara old and leaves a wife and one
child to mourn his untimely end. He
was bnried in the Independence came
tcry south of Lorcna.
Expression of Appreciation.
In severing my connection with the
First State Banlr of Gray I wish to
extend an expression of thanks to every
citizen who baa helped make this bank
one of the strongest institutions in the
panhandle. It has grown far beyond
my expectations and this ia due to the
loyal support It has received from its
good friends, With justice tc the pub-
lic and my successors I wish to say
they are straight clean men, practical
bankers, who known the needs of the
western people and are financially able
to take care of them. Mr. Jones, the
incoming cashier will be glad to meet
you and get acquainted.
W. H. Sharer.
Finally Succumbs to Burns.
From the Beaver Democrat.
Arthur Btll, aged twenty-five years,
nine months and three days died Satur-
day, January 8th as a result of burns
sustained nearly a month ago by a gas-
olene explosion in a wagon In which
Mr. Bell and bis family were coming
from Colorado to. LaKemp, the acci-
deno taxing place about a mile of their
destination. Hia wife died almost in-
stantly as a result of the burns, their
youngest child a few hours later but
Arthur lingered until last Thursday
when pneumonia set in and he passed
away about 4 o'clock Saturday morn-
ing. Their other child about 4 years
old who was also a victim of the ex-
plosion was badly burned but will re-
cover. The happy family whose hopes
and ambitions for the future were
bright and promising a month age haa
been darkened by the shadow of death
and only one child survives of this
Arthur Bell was born March 5, 1890.
In 1911 he waa united in marriage to
Miss Effle Wade, from which happy
union, two children were born.
The funeral services were held io
the M E. Church at La Kemp Sunday,
January 9th, and the remains laid to
rest in the South Flat Cemetery by tha
side of wife and babe who preceeded
him but a short time before, the Rev.
W. C. Rutledge of the LaKemp Pres-
byterian church officiating.
25 per' Cent Reduction Sale.
Beginning Jan. 15 and lasting 2 weeks, until Jan. 29,
We bar# purch««d B«a«le Bro., .took 0f M.reh«ndi«, which we will
CLOSE OUT AT 25 PER CENT DISCOUNT
Ladies, Men's and Boys'
Overcoats, Rain Coats, Duck Coats, Pelt
Lined Work Coats.
Overalls and Jumpers.
The Stock Consists of
Ready Made Work and Preu Shirt, ami Wool Shirt*.
Shoes, Hats, Caps and Gloves.
Hosiery and Underwear.
Men's and Boys' Sweaters, Sweater Coats.
SMcly i* the
_ Beaver Democrat J*i -
♦Johnnie M. Jones ao4 Under*
Sheni. snocttley |rft W.a
day with th*. McAllister. The.
state penitent.*. % ^nMn. t
Carl Hepth, 1 year; ► fcawa
yean; and Everett Gray.
Having sold our atoeir of goads fi/
Gray to the Gray Mercantile Company
and desiring to eloae op all our busl-
ress here we request all parties know*
Ing toetnaelves indebted to as to salt
at tne iflw of the justice of the pete*
in Guy and settle their account.
More Thoroughbred Hogs.
1 htv* L. ongh ' heme from A. J. 8f-
^t ' Nw City, Km , one of tha
p™6."?*?" "'"""hi"* low pricee, so come early in the «W before' . „ T
| be#- a «.f r Itter ot 18 and at •
I months oKl wc.,rbcd M0 pounds. As
I. O'V r, WMie "tee Queen No. 18104
Is oi e the oldest and boat an In*
hart's fartr.. She waa the mother of
the g-eat shov.- herd of 1911 where bar
pigs under 6 months ok) tfon Mi
second and third In gilts, seeond la
male, flrat in produte of sow and see*
ond in herd of any age bred by exMfr*
itorc at American Royal 9tock Show
at Kansas City.
The sir* of tbla pig Orphan Big Qua
No. 87398 was a 700 pound yearling.
Here is rin*thing with lota of quality
and dorr*thing that will fst big.
I he^e had a good local demand far
my plrrs r.d have sold stock at Liberal
Kan., <uw* luymop, Oklahoma Ihava
a hard of ft roistered hogs,
M. A. Sbaler,
the Stock is picked over.
Another one of the loat arts appeara
(o be that of frying oyatera.
Idle gossip T There ain't no sieh an-
imal. Idle la juat what it never la.
It'a a poor war correapondent who
can't locate a peace rumor In Vienna
at leaat onoe a weak.
It 1a estimated that 18,000,000
people saw the Liberty Bell on its
western tour, there being no doubt
thnt hit of Iron Is the most popular
bell in the United States.
' U cranks would agree with as, they
wouldn't be cranks.
Once more the egg Is rising to the
bad eminence of being an expensive
Matrimony la a great Institution; It
makes a man forget all hia oUm*
A hard loser la a man who wants
to start an Investigation when the oth-
er side wins.
After the war aviation will be about
aa tame a sport as sailing a toy ship
in the bathtub.
A atrlot censorship over American
mall haa been establlahed by Eng-
land, with 1,000 woman engaged to
read all letters destined for this coun-
try. Happy women, happy jobl
A London library has withdrawn
from circulation until after the war
all works of flotion, and the censors
apparently won't let anything but flo>
ti on ciroulate, and there you are. * *'•
■ I «a
The man who to&iSunoed that there ] worlL
are no baldheaded men who are Insane
may have arrived at that oonrluslon
by deduction after a study of our fa-
mous pianists and other artists.
lodging the autoa Is quite congenial
sport these sharp days.
Dancing for oharlty la such a plan-
did exercise for the heart!
Blue V.i!ay F&rm.
Might does not make right, hut is' B®^hany Cemetery
sometimes necessary to compel right. I Association M—ting
Most things in this world admit of I n A" iDterejt9d ,n ** Bethany
compromise, but loyalty to a flag does ,r® h*"by requested to
not. * ma#f promntly at 8:80
^ m. oii iIond,iy, Jan Mth.
Come to think of it, the difference
between muaic and a needless noise is
largely a matter of taste.
They are changing women's styles
again. So perhaps we shall now have
the pyramid effect upaide down.
Another thing that convinces us
that war makes it difficult for some
people to tell the truth Is that reports
from all the fronta state that tha
snow and loe have not diminished the
oomfort of the aoldlera.
Tea per cent of what we're going to . f *pa>«d -t jr a>I day. intaglm voer
do tomorrow will make a good day's 'dinner j saw tnd bawrasr as we era
j going t«. ir«ct i sign over tbe gats aad
, ~ | construct a toH house. As scarcely
..? ,>£ J; """'V00" "«"■> kept of th. M.
X, «■ , Ml'"" xpreMljr -h t
j one fc..v«ng re'vtfvrs burled to the
The advice I. given to swat the win- ^ery Lhe pre,0llt %t th,t W
ter flies. They are far too reeble to ith" *nd rrfCCrd> be meda
tight back. complete, and thus avoiJ confusion in
Nations, like individuals, do well to
keep their noses out of the sone of
danger when neighbors are quarreling.
The war prophet who really plays
safe Is the one who saya the war may
last a long time and then again It may
Moscow reports that a Russian sur-
geon has succeeded In transplanting
the nerves of a young pig into the
human body. Surely this cannot be a
new achievement of surgery. Wo see
people every day who apparently have
the nerve of a hog.
g.1 i1 J lj
Command of language la desirable,
but Is not to be compared with com
mand of Ideas.
It begins to look as though the ul-
timate fate of little nations Is to be
fed by the United States.
! the future. If the weather Is sajr*
wsys fai«- bs suie to K- on hand on tba
24th, but sbouM the day be too stormy
te aoik th* meeting will he postponed
io Ja .uary Si.
IV, J>.? finally secured r. deed to the
cnnet ry fi-om the local camp of tbe
M. W. A. are now prepared Utissue
Ever/ genej-atlon produces men who ownership to lot holders,
^ think the country Is golug to the ',0 J""' a d^d to your lot call
| dovil, but It never the rrnntiia ti ——
War poetry, a critic saya, should be
concrete. Some of It Impresses one
as being sadly In need of re-euforce-
Wl en a powder plant Is mysterious-
ly blown up there Isn't much evidence
to work on exeepc a bole in the
The trouble with the average
is that be wante to handle the rudder
all the time Instead of taking bis turn
at tbe oars.
| I have the best Farm Loan pro- f
| position in Beaver count). Get
| my terms before dosing any loan
| H. N. Lawson, - Beaver, Okla, ^
!\i the Buyer County ttspttblissn
W. C. Bryan, President.
Heryey W. Hill, Secretary.
I Furthermore, the sbstlnaey an$
courage of wi\>ng->tended men make
| countless thousands mourn.
The department of agriculture '
wishes it dlstinotly understood that Its I
recent bulletin on nut culture Is cu- i
ti rely neutral. f
Perhaps the worst form ot deception
fhst can be practiced is that of the
eport who weara an automobile faoe 1
in a poker gamer
The First State Bank, I
The man who l inks a woman cent
keep a secret should try to find till
where sh# gets her complexion.
With the trenches a stone's threv
j apart, only a fool sh fighter would at
tvitpt to read between the Unes.
N'thlrnf does a jay town se much
f^od ti to jif* excited over the Ufc,
urcs.lng pc lis of soft coal smoke
On or about Dec. 16, 1815, one light
red bull calf about 8 months old, a
It must help an innoceut chaperon i
out wonderfully to have several young |
things along to explain the line points
in a problem play.
Capital and Surplus $12,000
Apparently the war In Europe will I
be brought to a close bofore any ad- !
ditlonal Americans learn how to pro- |
| Deposits Guaranteed by the State
Ne* £ngi&nd baa a plunder who'
' fc.so a poet, bur be 1b not the firs':
I* to hit the pipe and write vev u
Ore reason why the classlce' are
to t>* And in all good library shelves
1m bees use they are so seldom
We er* now convinced beyond
doubt that taking castor oil Is a men
tel eicrdae, and not a dread physics
We still feel that a fytune awaits
the Inventor of a rural automobile
with a seat as narrow as that of the 1
A Connecticut plumber Is winning
p..*:o, „ n.Vk"toVip
him from going through fences, Owner j bine plumbing and poetry
can get same by calling at my farm
I The First State Bank stands ready as always
| before to serve its patrons and wishes to extend a
1 cordial invitation to all to whom we may be of
If yov ere fond of contrasts «. •
pare las youUi who doesn't "toic
to a hill n' beans" with the champ'
It s-^emj that each of the belllgeren
1 nations IS more greatly impressed bv
th j weakness of the enemy than by U4
three and a half miles east and three |
quarters of a mile north of Gray, pay
ing for this notice snd the feed bill.
A. J. Neufeld.
On all sides theorists are now ris-
ing to end the war. But it takes a
very good working theory to get the
better of * dominating condition.
I Interest Paid on Time Deposits. |
Fvld. ntly the gent who claims that
11.' all OKU were over forty there'd bo
no wa- outside the family circle Is '
As faith Is said to move mounts: .
a e begiitiUng to fear that Gen •
Go thsii will have to call on
preachers before long.
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Hill, Harvey W. Beaver County Republican. (Gray, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 1, Ed. 1 Friday, January 21, 1916, newspaper, January 21, 1916; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc158282/m1/1/: accessed April 25, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.