Hollis Post-Herald (Hollis, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 18, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 28, 1912 Page: 1 of 9
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Vol 10 No. 18
IF WE CAN'T 'FACE A LIVE ISSUE, WE WONT STRUT OVER THE GRAVE OF A DEAD ONE.
HOLLIS. HARMON COUNTY. OKLAHOMA. ffHURSDAY.NOVEMBER 28 1912
$1.00 a Year.
COME INTO OUR STORE ANY MORNING
'iJi ' "
And pick out that heater or cook stove. Let us take it to your home and 'put
it up and make your wife happy once more anyway.
We have in our store one of the best lines of Heating arid Cook Store ever
shown in Hollis.
We have the only "Hot Blast" Heater on the market—a heater that will abso-
lutely hold fire from Monday morning until Saturday night. The Vortex, Wilson
and the Howard Hot Blast Heaters—Majestic and Garland Ranges.
Also have a full line of Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Window Glass, Shelf and
Heavy Hardware, Queensware, Glassware, Silverware and a complete line of Cut
Glass. Also have a nice line of Hot Point Electric Cooking Utensils and
everything that goes to make up a first class Hardware store.
SPOONER HARDWARE COMPANY
Society of the
The Missfonary Society! of
the Methodist Church observed
two afternoons and one day
during the v^ek cf prayer, Nov.,
18, 19 and 20. The programs
for Monday and Tuesday after
noons were very helpful to us as
a society. Wednesday was union
day. The other societies of the
town having been invited to take
part in the program and those,
who did not have a part, to meet
with us and enjoy the day
together. The house was called
to order by the President.. After
singing "All Hail The Power of
Jesus Name". the scripture
lesson being read, we were led in
prayer by Bi*o. Gulledge, who
being in town, like all true,
Methodist preachers, visited us
during this service. Our much
beloved President, who has ful
Hied her office so faithfully. gave
a reading on Responsibilities of
Presidents- The First Vice Pr.es i
dent, then took up her work. She
ith the assistance of two young
ies are doing a great work
r the children./ Nearer Still
jfcearer, was then sung, after
which all bowed in a word of
ecret prayer, followed by our
pastor Bro. J3#rnhardt.
The ftofemd and Third Vice
Presidents being absent, the
Fourth Vice was called on to
give her part of the work, which
she has so faithfully fulllled and
accomplished much. She is a
filiend to the sick, suffering and
needy. Her influence for good is
felt throuhgout the society-
Mrs- Hunter, our Baptist pas
tqr's wife, gave a very interest
ing as well as helpful talk on
Why We Need to do Rescue
Wokr. Bro- Gulledge gave a good
i talk on the same subject. He
said personal work was the
means cf doing Rescue Work-
Bro- Barnhardt followed Bro.
; Gulledge on Rescue Work.
Mrs- Hunter sang a solo., A
! Clean Heart, after which lunch
was served and the ladies spent
a social hour together. The
afternoon session was opened by
singing Rock of Ages- Scripture
i lesson on Love, by Mrs. Cowls'*
JNext comes our Kecorct
ing Secretary, who has so faith
t fully fulfilled her office. Then
! the Treasurer with hef part of
the work, who seems to know
| just what to do. The Correspond-
i ing Secretary told of her work
! and she is the one for the place,,
i The Press Supsrintendents work,
How Essential to a Missionary
Society, was read by the Press
Superintendent. Mrs- Flake Keys
The City National Bank
The Home oi Accommodations
Wc are prepared to accommodate our cus-
tomers and are glad to have them call on
us in case of need. We want you to
start an account with this bar^k and be
one of our many customers who receives
We will'cash your check on any bank
and are always glad to have you visit us.
W. L HOLLIS, Vice ?
J. L. iOJ.;iS0N, Vie
i. Asst Casakr
read a splendid paper on Do
Mothers Need a Missionary
Awakening ? Several others gave
interesting talks on the subject-
Problems in Rural Regions, by
Mr.s Hopkins. Song, Give Me
thy Heart. Round table talk on
Social Problems of our Town led
by Mrs- Hall. Next Mrs. Cox
gave a piece on what the Wo-
man's Missionary Council is do-
ing to redeen the City. Prayer
p.nd fellowship t.y Mrs. R-irn
: hardt- Mrs. Myers gave a talk
j on Missionary bottle, which con-
tains Information Tonic that
i would do us all good if we would
| only take mors of it. She also
| made an appeal for the Missiion-
: ary Voice and received five new
! subscribers and three renewals.
; The Voice is a Missionary paper,
j which has to be read to be ap-
t predated. Every member of the
church and especially of the so-
ciety should be a subscriber to
the Voice. The Lord loveth a
cheerful giver, the offering
though not large was given
cheerfully, $6-57, which will be
sent to the Virginia K. Johnson
Home at Dallas Texas. After
singing the Doxology we were
dismissed in a word of prayer by
Mrs. Cowles. All left feeling
they had been uplifted and with
a greater inspiration to do more
for the upbuilding of God's King-
, ^ Press Reporter
Considerable excitement was
caused in Hollis last Saturday
by a message from W. W. Viles
stating that the strongest flow j
of oil yet found in the Burkbur- j
nett field had just been struck in j
the well which was brought in |
that morning. This v/ell adjoins j
the tract of land which the Hollis I
people recently purchased.
C. W Gilliland and J K- Lunn ;
loft on the first train for Burk- j
bi,rn tt tj ?nakc a persona! in-
vestigation. They returned Tues-
I day, having srent two entire '
| days in the oil fields. They are!
B enthusiast ic about the prospects
I ind aay that old and experienced i
I cil operators think thai one of
S ihe largest and most productive .
}] oil fields in the cv.tnt.vy j<us been
di;er'V'Ted there. The new well
'• f•.h 'o h? in. ft
1 - 2 gusher ' throwing the oil
and its estimated capacity is
above the top of the derricks,
500 barrels a day.
The Hollis company has no
doubt made a fortunate and pro-
fitable Investment, C. W Gilliland
J . K Lunn, L. A Pearson, Ward
Prock, R. A Williams and W. A.
Carver are among the Hollis peo-
ple who are interested in this
field. — —V Z
In The Dis-
District Court adjourned last
Saturday after transacting a
considerable amount of business.
Will Rush who had been
convicted of stealing cotton of
more than $20.00 in value was
sentenced to one year in the
penitentiary at McAlester.
In the case of J. W. Kendrick
vs P. O. Gerdon the jury
returned a verdict in favor of
the defendant. Judge Mathews
declared the verdict not in con
fcrmity to evidence and reversed
it giving judgment to the plain
tiff in the sum of $1.00 and costs
The defendant accepted the
verdict and if it is accepted by
the plaintiff this will end the
suit. This is a case in which
Kendrick claimed $1500 damage
for brcech of contract to sell
In the matter of W. A. J.
Weldcn, deceased, appealed from
the County Court a continuance
was had till the next term of the
G. A London vs S L Beavers
and P.M.Porter was decided
in favor of the plaintiff. This is
a suit for the possesion of the
Julius Goldsmith stock of mer
J. D. Liridsey was given
judgment against Fred Bell ei
al on promissory note and fore
closure cf mortgage.
Geo. Van Evera vs L. N.
Beauchman et a! suit on oromis
sory not and foreclosure of real
estate mortgage, judgment for
T. A . Sheriff cf Loui-;. who
is special 8genf for the United
States Agricultural Department
was in Hollis Tuesday perfecting
his nlnns for the ortranizal ion of
mon County. He will make a
personal visit to every school in
the county and will give instruc
tions to the boys and girls as to
the work of these clubs.
This is a work of great impor
tance and if properly carried out
will be of untold help to tha boy:
and glirls. Mr. Sheric is himself
one of our most successful
farmers and is fully qualified to
instruct the young people of our
county along agricultural lines.
He should have the hearty
support and the active coopera
tion of all the teachers and par
ents or me county.
' Mules Wanted
I will be in Hollis, Friday and
Saturday, November 29 and 30,
to huy mules from 3 to 7 years
old, from 14 hasds up; sound and
in good flesh.
It will pay yoirto see me be
W. D. Black ..
Read The Pcst-Her-
ald Ads This Week
On account of the number of
ads contained in this issue and
because we desired to,issue the
paper before Thanksgivisg, our
news items are somewhat limit-
ed and especially so with locals.
But we feel that the information
contained in Mike Bradley's big
four page ad and in Curreathers
& McMillans page, is real'- live
news and of a kind that ''will
prove valuable to or.. read-
ers, neither should they negliect
the smaller ads which may be
found in this paper. The pro-
gressive merchant is an adver-
tising, merchant and it is only
j a question of time until all
I others will be forced out of bus-
i iness. f
The Grocery Mechants of Hol-
lis all agreed to close today on
j account of Thanksgiving but no
i agreement could be reached by
■ the dry goods merchants.
Their clerks will there-
| fore be deprived of observing
i this national holiday.
Mr. and M-v. Galbraith and
Miss Myrtle left this v.;:': for
an overland trip to Sulphur
for the benefit of Miss Myrtle's
health; Thsy wiQ probaftly p
Mir :~*m >.
I P. E. 0. Entertained
j Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Car-
1 ver entertained the members of
| the P. E. O. and their husbands
j and gentlemen friends Tuesday
'eventing. "42" was played and a
J three course luncheon wa*
I Thvsc present were:
' Mr. and Mrs Jerry Keys, Mr t
and Mi>. J. 1) Ptnqington, Mrs
,Spo<iner, Mr. and Mrs. H.
j McMillan, Mrs* Cowles, Mrs.
j Harris, Mr. and Mr.s. I'oss Cox,
! Mr. and Mr.s. R D. Miller Mrs.
ICarver, Misses John Keys and
•Rutli Cowl es, Messrs Grissom.
i and Counts.
The Sunday School class pf
j Miss Ruth Cowles has organized
: and has begun an active cam
j paign for new members and £or
i a regular attendance. They are
! meeting each Tuesday evening-
with Miss Cowles • for lessen
j study and for a good time social
i W. I. Giles mads a businps
j trip to Mangum yesterday,J
J ing over in his auto.
! Keg Pickle, Keg Kraut fr^
| Cabbage, car cf Potatoes jijfefc
arived to day. Two car si
' flou.r all kinds of new Sogrffin
and Syrups. Must be sold ire
we need the room. Call and die
us for.. bargains. — Lufih
Grocery Co. ... |fe
Mr. Bryant of Edmond visited
, with his daughter Mrs. E. M.
, Castleberry Sunday
! Just received our Pickles and
' V.-.i.t in kegs o-: ..bar
! rell, come in and see us.—Lunn
! Grocery Co. ,
At the Annual session of the
East Oklahoma Conference of
the Methodist church. Luther
Roberts, formerly with the Post
Herald was stationed at Catfcto
for fir. coming year.
Just received a car laod of
< :,-tq ape] Potatoes as fine as
- hi Must be /(lld'ftt
• --Lunn Gvoc. Co.
rr.cy Chas. M. Thacfer*
* "n v.), Ik.", atter.ajbg'
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