The Hollis Post-Herald (Hollis, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 15, 1909 Page: 5 of 8
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I Dasoomb-Danlel Lumber Co
Lumber, Shingles, Sash Doors, Mouldings, Lime
Cement, Brick, Posts, Pickets, Columns Brack
ets, Paints and Oils—everything usually kept in
a first class stock. We can save you money on
your bill. See us
S. G. ASHBY, Manager.
Eldorado, - - Oklahoma.
Nelson & Draughon
Fort Worth, Texas San Antonio, Texas
613 1-2 Main St. 125 W. Commerce St.
,, . , , iwtpbmational renutatlon. built on merit only, absolutely
™?\ttSSe?o'm?est"aK r >' SPECIAL OFFKKS, open
for short time only, at oui two bin schools, Kort Worth and San Antonio.
(WE ALSO SUCCESSFULLY teach BY mail)
Five Years old, Per-
cheron, Weight 1800
Will make the sea
son at the foilowing
Moran's Barn, Kel-
ly, Monday and Tues
day; Stokes Wagon
Yard, Hollis, Wednes-
day and Thursday; C.
R. Plummers Barn,
Dryden, Friday and
$15.00 to insure.
c. R. PLUMMER, Dryden, Okla.
J. K. Lunn was over at Altus
S. D. Barnett was a Gibson
R. L Parker and Ed Roach of
Sandy were here yesterday. -
Mrs, Jesse French has been
quite sick with pneumonia.
Mike Bradley was a business
visitor to Eldorado Tuesday.
Mrs. Brown of near Arlie,
Texas, was in town Saturday.
E. L. Gardner and J. K. Lunn
were Mangum visitors yester-
day. , :—
S. L. Gibson of Gibson was
transacting, business here yes-
Miss, Fannie Whisenant of Elba,
Texni* is visiting relatives in
Mr. Murphy of Olympus,
Texas, was here on business
E. G. Sublette of near Arlie,
Texas, was here on business
Grandma: Whisenant has been
suffering from heart trouble for
t several days.
G, L. Stokes is having an ele-
gant residence erected in Town-
site addition. .
W. F. Kane of Duke and W. J.
Bell of Edmond were visitors
Lost.—Black bar pig, weight
about fifty pounds. Report to
J. H Heathington.
Dr. W. C. Pendergraft, J. J.
Savage and L. W. Burnett visited
Guthrie on business last week.
To Trade.—A good Hack, for
a good milch cow. See J. Day
at the PostoftJcMJolhs^Okla-.
D. P. Tice left Saturday for
Kansas City, where he went to
market a cpr load of beef cattle.
J/CJ Hutcherson of Kelly was
in iofpia yonday and paid the
Post-Seraid an appreciated call
See S. D. Barnett for Farm
Loans He has a new company,
and has $20,000 to lend during
the balance of this month.
Take your watch and clock re-
pairing: to the Old Reliable, J.
Day, the Jeweler. Hollis. Otda.
J. Day and family have moved
to their farm near Bitter Creek.
Mr. Day will continue his busi-
ness here. "
Rev. A. C. Huff went to Wel-
lington, Texas, Sunday where
he occupied the pulpit of the
If you wish to increase your
loan, or have it renewed, or get
the most liberal loan, don't fail
to see S. D. Barnett.
Miss Anna Wilks and Mes-
dames A. E. Wilks and John
Nally of Arlie, Texas were shop-
ping in Hollis Saturday.
G. W. Wilks of Arlie, Texas,
was in Hollis Monday. Mr.
Wilks bought a lot of young mules
last week. Consideration ,000.
H. W. Valentine left Sunday
overland for Hollis and points in
the Texas Panhandle, where he
goes on business.—Altus Times.
Miss Reynolds, who is teach-
ing at Teacross, and D. A. Wood,
a prominent farmer of Teacross,
were shopping in Hollis Satur
S. D. Barnett will lend you
money on your farm on liberal
terms. Don't fail to see him if
you need money. $20,000 to
Four good young, coming
three-year-old mules. fifteen
hands high. See S. W. West-
brooks on route 4, 4 mile south
of Mesciuite school house.
Mrs. Cole, who has been stay-
ing with her daughter, Mrs. I^a-
mar Looney, left Monday morn-
ing for Milam county, Texas,
where she expects to visit for
Egfcs For Sale.
The Norton Strain of S. C.
White Leghorns. Eggs $1.25 per
setting. Leave orders at the
Post-Herald office. 86—8t
K. Keith, Hollis, Okla. rfd 1.
M. H. Townsend of Hollis,
Okla., who has been visiting his
son, G. L. Townsend, for the
past few days, returned to Hollis
The members of the Wellington
Commercial Club signed a con
tract with Ed Kennedy to con
struct the A. R. & E P. railway
by way of that thriving town.
Senator H. J. Denton and his
father, Rev. Denton, were in
town on business Saturday.
Senator Denton had just re-
turned from Guthrie.' where he
had been on a mission of state
M. W. Prock returned Monday
from Moffitt, Colo.,^ and other
points where he had gone for the
purpose of passing judgment on
some investments made by peo
pie of our town. Mr. Prock was
snowbound while in Cool
Colo rado!L_ _____
Jones Petty is having a cosy
cottage erected in Whisenant
addition to Hollis. This part of
town is also having another resi-
dence erected, to be occupied by
Luther Pate and family. Thus
Hollis spreads in a westerly
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Rollins
returned from Arkansas Sunday,
where they have spent two
months of pleasure.
J. A. Doyle and family of!
Granite are visiting friends here.
We are glad to have them back in
the community again.
Most all of the neighbors are
through planting corn for this
J.T. Seright and family and
Mr. Doyle and family spent Sun-
day with the family of Mr. Cor
.lewell Gollihar and Esmond
Cornell have been absent from
school this week on account of
Prof. Green Lindsey will sing
at Mesquite the Fourth Sunday
in April, at 2 o'clock in the
afternoon. Everyone is invited
to come and sing or listen.
Mr. Harry Tyler and wife are
the proud parents of a girl.
Mr. Hodge and family and
Mr. Ainaworth and family spent
Sunday at the home of Willis
Will Burns and wife spent
Saturday night and Sunday with
Mr, Powell. Tid-Bits.
ii i i im MI - — -■ ■ ■ i — ■ -
Rev. G. E. Holley preached at
Halsmitfi Sunday afternoon.
There was no services at the
Methodist church here Sunday
S. D. Barnett has something of
interest for you. He makes the
most liberal loans of any man in
Hollis. He will prove it to yon.
L. J. Brown and C. B. Cobb of
Olu -tee were here Friday of
last week consulting with the
school board relative to the erec
tion of a new school building.
Plasterers are at work on the
Groves National Bank buildintr,
and the interior work will soon
be-done. Thus approaches com
pletion one of the handsomest
buildings of the town.
J. E. Shanafelt, deputy grand
chancellor-a t-large for the State
of Oklahoma, and editor of the
Pythian Times, is in Hollis and
will meet with the K. of P. lodge
here tonight. He will doubtless
greatly assist the lodge in a
conception of the secret work.
Judge R. H. Templeton,
Messrs. C. B. Boverie, A. V,
Cocke, S. V. Pritchard and P. W.
Myers, members of the Welling
ton Commercial Club, were here
Tuesday, conferring with Ed.
Kennedy relative to the extension
of the A R. and E. P. to that
thriving town. Judge Templeton,
besides being a leading attorney
of the town, is editor and
publisher of the Wellington
Rev. M. L. Scivally of Mc-
Knight was a caller at the Post
Herald office yesterday. He in-
formed us that he held his first
service in the new Baptist
church at Sandy last Saturday
and Sunday. An excellent con
gregation attended, and evinced
good interest. Tuesday he at-
tended the Sunday School rally
at Dryden, and reported an in-
teresting and profitable service.
Dinner was served on the prem-
ises, and aeood attendance was
Hon. J. J. Savage and Dr. W.
C. Pendergraft went to Guthrie
last week to present a petition to
the Governor requesting the is-
suance of a proclamation calling
for an election to decide upon the
formation of a new county to be
cut from the western part of
Greer, and to bear the name of
Hollis County. They received
a royal reception from the exec-
utive of the state, and were very
handsomely entertained at the
Royal Hotel. The petition was
filed with the secretary of State
to await the return of the gover
nor for his decision, he being ab-
sent from the capital at the time
of their return. They arrived
at Hollis yesterday.
Bitter Creek Budget.
B. O. Burk and wife were in
Hollis last Saturday.
Hurrah for the Bitter Creek
An interesting debate took
place at Bitter Creek last Friday
afternoon by some of the junior
Speculators say: "The Bitter
Creek (school) literary society is
far ahead of the neighboring
Examination week! Humph,
and a dreary one—last week,
S. F. Cates went to Childress,
Texas, last Friday.
Ivy Burk's horse was badly
hurt last Friday by being cut on
a wire fence.
.•ames B. Willis was a Hollis
J. L. Hazelwood is
doing well from an operation
performed in Childress, Texas,
a few days ago.
Sunday School Rally.
Previous announcements ad-
vertising a Baptist Sunday School
rally brought to our town quite
a number of distinguished visit
ors Friday, Saturday and Sunday
On Friday night the principal
feature was a sermon by Rev.
Plunkett, pastor of the Looney
Saturday was devoted to
discussions of the various feat-
ures of Sunday School work, and
profitable plans for an increase
in interest and study of moral
and ethical problems which
confront the religious world. A
plan for the grading of Sunday
Schools was presented, and ably
discussed by the delegates.
Rev. Farmer preached Satur-
day night, and Rev. Moorer
preached Sunday at 11 a. m. In
the afternoon Sunday an inter-
esting address on Sunday School
work was delivered. The pulpit
was occupied by Rev. McKinney
of Oklahoma City, president of
the Orphans' Home, who deliv-
ered a very sympathetic sermon
Sunday night, at the close of
which a voluntary collection was
taken for the Home, $60.00 being
R. L. Parker, Ben Whisenant,
Joe Bacus and R. L. Hunter have
laid off a new town 3 miles west
of McKnight and three miles
south of Sandy, the intention of
which is to unite the two towns.
They are offering some attractive
inducemets to the first four men
who engage in business in the
new town. Ben Whisenant is
president ot the company and
R. L. Parker secretary and
treasurer. They say they fear
• they will be too late to enter into
i the race for the county seat.
| One of the most enthusiastic 1
examinations ever held in the
.history of our school is being
'conducted today in a vacant I
building in the west part of
You Take No Chances When You Buy
^ Sincerity Clothes
^ The label is a guarantee that the
^ clothes are made right and made
of the right materials in the latest
styles. The clothes will wear well
and as long as you wear them will
look well. Look in at our store
and look at the styles.
We have the following styles in the
Sincerity line: The Portsmouth,
the Strand, the Kenaford, the Win-
dom, the Balmont, the Ashbrook
and the Campas.
We also have a splendid line of
boys' and youths' clothing for your
An early call will be appreciated
P. S. We also sell the Celebrated STAR A
s BRAND SHOE. X
be appreciated K
Celebrated STAR A
It has been officially announced
that D. H. Montgomery has an-
other partner in his jewelry es-
tablishment, in the person of a
Mr. Montgomery, Jr. The
youngster arrived yesterday, and
has entered his plea for a share
in the business, and a permanent
residence with the family.
Dr. Hopkins has made some
very successful operations. Mr.
Cochran is fast recovering from
an operation recently performed
J. D. Ready left today for
Denison, Texas, in answer to a
telegram that his brother had
been operated on for appendici-
Mr. and Mrs. Diggs of east
Hollis are happy over the arrival
of a baby boy since last Monday.
The fishermen returned yes-
terday from Turkey Creek.
Report a fine catch—of cold.
T. S. Rowell and family of
Newlin, Texas, are visiting the
family of Bill Rowell.
CHEEK & NEAL S.
Five Million Club
25c Roasted Coffee 25c
Sold and Guaranteed
FEWELL & DeLAMAR
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Thacker, John Riley & Huff, Robert Randolph. The Hollis Post-Herald (Hollis, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 15, 1909, newspaper, April 15, 1909; Hollis, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc185362/m1/5/: accessed November 12, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.