The Darrow Press (Darrow, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 19, 1907 Page: 1 of 4
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The Darrow Press
Gbe Official fl>aper of Gbc Blaine County Civic ifefccration.
Mbolty in tbe llntereet of (Soofc Government.
VOL. 3. NO. 46.
DARROW, BLAINE'COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY. SEPT 19, 1907.
$1,00 THE YEAR.
Monday evening, Sept. 16th,
a large party of friends gathered
at the residence of Mr. A. L.
Jones to cel«?brate his birth
day anniversary. Eighty- seven
grown ups were present besides
young people and children.
The young people were mask-
ed and played games upon the
spacious lav> n.
The older heads sat around and
crocked jokes and peanuts and i
talked over old times.
At. the appropriate time lemon
adeand cake were distributed
and each in his turn vied with
the ethers iu st.owing no slight
to the cook. It was generally con
ceeded that W R Taylor wits the
best judge of pastry in genera)
and knew best how to appreciate
The moon had disappeared
before the party dispersed,
but all took the trail, full of
cake aud satisfaction arid hoping
that t here would be others in the |
neighborhood who are old-fash
ioned enough to have birth-days.
Offering to Pastor
Sunday Slept 22 will be the
last appoiutment for the con-
ference year to be tilled by our
pastoi, Rev. N. E. Hershey. At
that time the Darrow Uiion S.
S. will take a special collection
the proceeds of which will be
presented to Rev. Hershey.
The school has .ilso by unani-
mous vote set aside all money
in the treasury not needed for
the purchase of supplies and all
money collected during the
month of September lor the
support of the Pastor.
Bro. Hershey has put in a
year of faithful labor in this field
He and his excellent wife have
labored hard for the advance-
ment of Christ and His Church
They have made themselves
generally beloved by the people
and their return would be wel-
comed by all
Prohibition for Oklahoma, Praise Ye the Lord.
The Press Claims a Great Victory.
The Press and its People Defeated the Prince of Grafters and Rolled
up a Victorious Vote for Prohibition in Blaine County:. We Have
Saved the County Thousands of Dollars.
Election Echoes Schuyler's famous Shows When a man gets the big
Fred Siegfried put in some! Played our town last night i head, it is not room for more
hard licks for the republican j It differs from the average show i sense, but more vanity.
party. j visiting our small cities and | "Ignorance is bliss, when there
If any one wished information j towns in its general program, I is no desire for kuowlege.
A Demorest Contest
Miss Daisy Pratt, principal of
the Darrow schools, left Wednes-
day for Lawton where she en-
ters in a De mores t Contest
for a ""grand gold medal."
At>.v one entering these con-
tests may contest first for a
silver medal. Having won a
silver medal they may again con-
test for a gold medal. One who
has won a gold medal may con
test for a grand gold medal
Miss Pratt has already won the
silver medal aud the gold medal
tMni is now contesting for a
grand gold medal. It. goes
without saying that the people
of Darrow are proud of Miss
Daisy and we predict for her
success iu this contest.
concerning Ferguson every one | which is mostly of the musical
refered them to F. M. Copper, j order.
Uncle Billy kept things fori
This show carries a fine band
and a most excellent orchestra
the democratic party. His
dignified apperouce made him f including a piano
an excellant judge
Election passed off very quiet
ly and orderly in Darrow.
S. B Haldeman is as busy as
a cat *ith oiih chicken figuring
up election returns.
Darrow Qirl is
Miss Daisy Pratt Gets Gold Medal
at W. C T. I Convention.
Lawton, Ok!a.. Sept. 20.—The
annual gold medal contest of the
state convention of the W. C. T.
U. was Wvin here tonight by Miss
Daisy Pratt, of Darrow, Okla.
The contest was held in the
Methodist Episcopal # church,
south, under the supervision of
Mrs. H. D. McKnight.
The other contestants for the
prize are: •
Miss D. Pittman, Lamont,
iOkla; Miss Nina Oschman, Still-
water, Okla; Miss Martha Wil-
cox, Oklahoma City; Miss Sadie
Hill, Millicent Jamison, and Miss
Nora Cheuvront, all of .Roose-
Statewide prohibition, the
adoption of which has been
effected by the voters of the
new state, was the al-absorbing
theme during the first session
of the convention today, and
Mrs Abbie Hillerman, the pres-
ident, turned the session into
one of praise and thanksgiving.
The eveuing session began with
a welcome address delivered by
Mayor Jones at the Christain
church. He was followed by ad-
dresses of welcome delivered oy
Rev. 0 B. Loud, pastor of the
Congregational church, for the
churches of the city; Superin-
tendent T. B. Rybolt, of the city
schools, for the school faculty,
and Mrs. Mary Johnson, for the
local chapter of the temperance
organization. Responses were
made by Mrs. Katherine Pat-
terson, of Oklahoma City, and
other members of the state
The state officers of the W. C.
T. U. are: Mrs. Abbie Hillerman,
Guthrie; vice-president, Cora D.
The special feature is tbe
violin playing of Mina Schyler
Glover, which is a revelation to
all lovers of high musical art
Her secoud number, De Beriot's
3rd concerto, pioved her the
genuine artist that she is. It is
; not generally known that this
The eehool board bought a ' young wonian is au Oklahoma.!
car load of coal and aiter tiding andoneof t,^e best American lady
the coal bin at the school house violiaists Her favorite compo-
sold the remainder to parties of ^tions ar^ paganujni< Tschai- I nothing."
Forget it! Forget it! If it is
a grievance that you have in
mind, forget it.
'"If we save the child ren today,
we shall hava saved the nations I Hammett, of Oklahoma City; re-
to-morrow | cording secretary, Rachel E.
A selfish disposition soon mars j Woodrow. of Pond Creek; treas-
a pretty face and the eye be- i uier, Hattie McWethy, Guthrie.
comes heavy with envy. ! A proposition advocating the
"Take fast hold of instructions; j amalgamation ()f the Oklahoma
let her not go; keep her; for she ludian Territory organiza-
is thy life."—Solomon. , tions will be submitted to the
mi . . ' , coavention before adjournment.
The day of idleness is has. J
, , u. . • and the sentiment favoring this
past! Who has a right to mi-. &
, •. • i j is evident among the delegates,
pose on humanity by "doing1 * °
"A cheerful voice, a pleasant
kowski; Sarasate, De Beriot and
The supporting company wa>
good. The Panorama was edu-
A smile with sweet love fraught, cational. instructive and enter-
A kindly interest in the ones
Who seeru to be forgot—
The naked clothed,Mhe hungry
Give hope t heart forlorn; telephone and is a business man
The cowardly inclinations in
each of us. may be crushed by
the desire to be true to some
Educate the girl as high as
the bov The mother needs
The only objection presented is
tbe youth of the Indian Ter-
ritory organization and its lack
of thourougb organization.—
The sick and crippled need the right no«
help v of work f<
That comes from love inbori —
A social gatheriug was held
I every point of view in training at the residence of Joe Kupf
F. B. Land is has a brand new her young. Sunday afternoon aud evening.
Ice cream and cake was tht
L. .1 Silvev. Darrow's popular order of the day, then cake aud
butcher, in his regular trip to1 icecream and so on until the two
Homestead and Southard has w uld go together no more,
worked up a fine trade. Toe Tne occatipn was the birthday
good people of Southard say he of the "the old man Joe." May
It sure makes lots
"central for a few
days A A. Richardson, the
Tis just these these little things.
.... expert !ine man, put it in.
I hold, r
—————— i The joys of life will leaven.
Da^oKopfJr U now working And open wide the pearly gate Mr KaHenba -h sold cotton in J carries a better class of meat he have many more and invite
Tha*. lead U": iato H:av?n.
is in c.i&l..,
. us svc.
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Daeschner, Gideon. The Darrow Press (Darrow, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 19, 1907, newspaper, September 19, 1907; Darrow, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc180054/m1/1/: accessed July 17, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.