The Ralston Independent. (Ralston, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, December 4, 1914 Page: 1 of 8
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The Ralston independent
VOL. 10. NO. 29
RALSTON, PAWNEE COUNTY. OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY. DECEMBER 4, 1914
$1.00 PER YEAR
lun iHT -I'leiU'Mng er l je« 1st and 3rd
fcmidaya. ntornlug and evening; Sunday
ftvhool every Sunday at 10 a tn.; Prayer
uteetlng every Tuetday nlgbt; B V.PU
every Sunday a f p. m.
J. B. Johnson, Pastor.
Christian !'r**.i )hlng iervloea l tand3d
Sunday*, morning '-nd evening; Sunday
school every Sunday at 10 a. m., uurlatlan
Fudeavor evorf Simday at 0:3# p.m.
Ilarr> Hodge. Superintendent,
MbthouIST Preiiehlng every other Sun-
day nmruliix at 11 o'eloeU. and eyery Bun-
day nlitht; Sunday nlmul at 10 a ni., Kp-
wortb League at • ::-<0 p mi ; Prayer °et|ng
every Tltiitadnt nlglti
W. I Miilth, Paetor.
* 'ATWOI If
i\ II a. tn.
very third Sunday
PChrwtmas Goods at the Rexall
Oil meal and cake or sale at
the Ralston gin.
Try McSpadden for choice can
See Gates for gasoline in five-
The. Comet for groceries and
at the right prices.
Ten bars Crackei Jack soap at
McSpadden's for 25 cent*.
U-Knead-It flour, the best on
the market, at Biooks CLi" s.
Toilet eases, mesh bags, Christ
mas presents, Rexall store,
Oil m*3! and on sale at
the Ralston gin.
Cabbage, at the Comet. $1.75
per hundred pounds.
Fresh and choice cured meats
at McSpadden's meat market.
EVERWEAR Hose, the best
at the Comet.
Globe floar-the best-at Mc-
Santa Claus sure unloaded his
pack at Brooks & ^lark's store.
Oil meal and eake on sale at
the Ralston gin.
Spuds, Spuds, at the Comet.
Just unloaded a car.
Comfort goods of all kinds at
We sell wheat screanings. a
very good chicken feed, at $1 for
one hundred pounds.
V. D. Eberwein.
Get the habit of going to the
Gates' grocery store where you
can buy your fresh meat at
Special clean up prices on la-
dies and childrens coats,at Brooks
& Ciark's. Eveiy number must
Now is the time to care for
your horses teeth. See Dr.
Frerh bread, pies and cakes,
every day in the week, at Mc-
Go to Rexall drug store to se-
lect your Christmas presents.
Winter underwear -the Wheel-
er brand, at the Comet.
Gates is now selling fresh meat
cheaper than anybody in town.
Call and get prices.
Don't you need a hefting
stove? Ross, Hunsaker &
have lots of them.
For a nice Christmas present
see Simpson, the jeweler.
Ross, Hunsaker & Co. sell
hunting license. Buy 'em.
Ira Cales, of Winfield, Kansas,
is here this week visiting his
brothers John and Ora.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Marshall
turkeyed Thanksgiving Day at
the home of Mrs. Marshall's un-
cle. near Ponca City.
Joseph Eberwein, of St. Paul,
Kansas, is here this week visit-
ing his brother V. D. Eberwein
Dr. Fisher and wife, who have
been spending several weeks
with Mr. Fisher's parents atMul
vane, Kansas, returned home on
the morning train, Tuesday.
We have barb wire and our
prices right- Ross, H. & Co.
Martha Proctor, who has been
attending school in Kansas City,
enrolled for the eighth grade
work last Monday.
Dr. S. A. Smith, a minister
from New Orleans, spoke to the
assembly last Monday morning,
The local pastors were also pres
ent and conducted the devotional
Prof. A. C. Brodell made
business trip to Stillwater the
latter part of last week.
Nothing nicer for Xmas pres
•nt than a good piece of silver-
ware. See Ross, H. & Co. for it.
Miss Florence Kidwell spent
Thanksgiving with her sister
and friends, returning to her
school work Sunday afternoon
Fred and Ralph Levick went
to Pawnee Monday. They will
finish their work down there this
Dr. J. H. Bowers will lecture
to-night, Friday, at the opera
house. Don't fail to come out
and hear him.
Brooks & Clark have just re
ceived from a Chicago house the
prettiest line of ladies and gents
neckware ever brought to Ral-
A. W. Cole and wife, of Sa-
p ilpa, who have been spending
a few days with friends in Ral-
ston, left last Saturday for Kan-
sas to visit a few days with Mrs.
See Brooks & Clark for fancy
bowls, cups and saucers, olive
sets and everything in fancy
How much American fence do
you need? Ross, H. ACo. agents.
The Christmas dinner to be
given by the ladies of the Chris-
tian church, promises to be one
of the oest feasts ever spread in
Ralston. Don't tail to get your
feet under the table early in the
There will be a pie supper at
Pleasant Valley to-morrow night,
Saturday. Proceeds will go to-
wards a Christmas tree. A gen
eral invitation is extended.
Q lite a number of the little
school boys and girls are work-
ing hard for the success of the
lyceum course, the first number
of which will be given at the
opera house, Friday night, De-
asked Grandpa and Grandma
Wilkerson over to help eat it.
The pleasant surprise happen-
ed about the time diuner was to
be announced, when our daugh-
ter, Mrs. Fred Levick, rushed in,
followed by one or two of her
children, all loaded down with
good things to eat. When the
turkey, stuffed with oyster, cake,
pies, salids arid other luxuries
they had brought down, had
been arranged on the table, din-
ner was announced and all did
justice to the occasion.
This was surely a happy sur-
prise and everybody seemed to
A Pleasant Surpiise. j There was a large attendance The diphtheria patient at
Last week our wife prepared a at the Patrons club last Monday Nye home is reported better ai <1
very inviting Thanksgiving din-[evening. A good program, con- the quarantine has been remo\-
ner, and in the meantime had sisting of music, a recitation, ed.
U. S. Marshal James Kirkwood
of Pawhuska, was in town a day
or so the latter part of last week.
Mr. Kirkwood informs us that
he has made over fifty arrests
for prohibitory violations within
the last six month*.
A number of our subscribers
complain about not getting their
paper. To all such we will state
that we print extra papers every
week and should you fail to get
your paper through the post jffiee
a copy can b« furnished you by
calling at this office.
talks and a general discussion,
was given by parents, children NOTICE.
and others. It is gratifying to j (Juy K Marshall, do lie eby
see the interest manifested by certify that on the 6th day «•?
the ciiizens in sch ol work. Let November, 1914, that I. R. Hed-
us all work in harmony and as a ?es and c h. Ray filed a copy
result give Ralston a better and 0f a petition with me as i >w,i
more progressive public school. cierk of the town of Ral. ton.
Our stock of Hardware was Pawnee County, State of O.Ja-
never more complete. homa, for the purpose of taking
Rosf, Hunsaker A Co. out a petition for Referendum,
A Western Union telegram re- r3ferring t0 0rdin,nce No' 60 of
ceived November 30th, from F.
C. Bierman of Adginson, Okla-
homa, to R. J. Jones, stating his
brother James Bierman was dy-
ing, has been received, request-
ing Mr. Jones to notify his peo-
ple. John Bierman, his brother,
the town of Ralston, Pawner
County, State of Okla oma, said
petition being filed within thirty
days after the passage of sai l
Ordinance, and that thereafter
and within ninety days after
said petition was taken out, said
The Tidies Aid f the Chris-
tian will serve dinner Christmas
day in the Bowen store building.
Let everybody turn out and pat-
ronise these good women, and at
the same time donate to a wor-
and Mrs. H. C. Jones, Mrs. Ma- I R He<iges and C. H. Riy filed
linda McFadden and Mr*. Mary petitions in duplicate, signed by
Horn, his sisters, have all gone thirty-four legal voters, and be-
down to attend the funeral of; jnK moro than twenty per cent
their brother. |of the ^ V0ter8 #f the town
We are sure proud of the Ral- 0f Ralston, requesting that the
ston school. Under the able sajd Ordinance No. (JO be vetoed
management of Prof. Brodell, amj that the same be submitted
with a corps of competent teach- t0 the legal voters of the town
ers under him, and backed by 0f Ralston, Pawnee County,
the Patrons club, everything State of Oklahoma, you are here-
seems to be moving along in per- by notified that said petition and
feet harmony, and the pupils are duplicate were filed on the 2d
taking much interest in their fay 0f December, 1814, and that
work. Good schools, good chur- all parties desiring to protest
ches and good citizenship are the same must do so within ten
prominent factors in the growth day9 after the first publication
and pr-iperity of :• wn ,)f m, uotice.
Let the guod work go on. - )ate(j thia 2nd day 0f Decer>
Earl Pittser, the 8-year-old son ber, 1914.
of Mr. and Mrs. John Pittser, is GUY K. MARSHALL,
quite sick of pneumonia. i Town Clerk.
The hearing at Pawnee last
Monday on the application for
the appointment of an adminis-
trator of the estate of Matilda
A. Dunnagan was postponed for
fifteen days on account of an er-
ror in the petition.
Tbe Baptist ladies served oys-
ters in the Bowen building
Thanksgiving evening, and all
those who failed to attend missed
a good supper and a royal good
time. The editor and family
wish to thank the ladies for their
kindly remembrance, and do not
hesitate to state that the oyster
supper was simply fine.
Rev. J - B. Johnson, of Mara-
mec, filled the Baptist pulpit last
Sunday morning and evening.
His regular appointments here
will be the first and third Sun-
day, and will be with us again
Dr. J. H. Bowers, of Stillwa-
ter, will lecture at the opera
house Friday evening, December
4th. Dr. Bowers is one of the
best educational lecturers in Ok
lahoma and all should come to
Dr. S. A. Smith made an in-
teresting talk last Sunday morn-
ing at the Me hodist church. His
text was along the line of tem-
perance and the evils of strong
drink. His leeture was sure
good, and even one or two boot-
leggers who were presei.t, seem-
ed to enjoy his talk. In the eve-
ning he spoke at the Baptist
church. Both meetings were well
That I sell the best
CANDIES, the best
CIGARS and TOBACCO
in town and in connection have
one of the best Lunch Coun-
ters In Pawnee County.
Call at the Ralston Garage
Co and see the Little Saxton
Roadster. The one with the
New York and Frisco record
Price within reach of all,
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