LaKemp Mirror (LaKemp, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 2, Ed. 2 Thursday, June 24, 1909 Page: 1 of 6
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LaKEMP WILL CELEBRATE JULY 3-4 and 5--EVERYB0DY IS INVITED TO COME MID SEE THE BUSY NEW TOWN IN HER NATIONAL HOLIDAY ATTIRE!
The Newest, Busiest, Brightest and Best.
The Biggest Little Paper in Beaver County.
Williams & Hardy, Publishers. LaKemp, (Conroy P. 0.,) Beaver County, Oklahoma, Thursday, June 24, 1909. Volume 1. Number 2.
Dickson & Dickson
Practice in all the Courts of Ok-
lahoma, Texas and Kansas.
J. W. Culwell
Here and There
Local Happenings of Interest to LaKemp and Others [L
See T. P.
BEFORE MAKING FINAL
.... PROOF .... I
BEAVER, : OKLAHOMA
Stafford 4 Mooney
Livery, Feed and Sale
Trade Solicited. Good
rigs on short notice.
Beaver, : Okla.
Ml WANTING A HI
will do well to see me as I
will make prices right and
guarantee all my work to
be firstclass. : : : :
C. S. Chambers, .. Shattuck, 0
Cultivators were being trailed
out of town in a regular proces-
sion this week. The war of ex-
termination of the prolific weed
family is now on in earnest.
The Owl Drug Store has in-
stalled a telephone. Gus says
he can now pass a few of the
lonely hours away talking to
the pretty girls along the line.
The Pioneer will have a com-
plete stock of wheat drills, sulky
plows and all kinds of farm tools
for fall work. Don't buy until
you see our stock and you won't
A. F. Brown was one of the
great number who came in the
first of the week for farming im-
plements. Brown says the weeds
on his place, will in a few days,
look like "thirty cents." ? ? ?
Dan Quinlan is preparing to
start his threshing machine in
this immediate vicinity as soon
as harvest is over. Dan says
he is better prepared to handle
the grain this year than ever be-
There is a movement on foot
to consolidate Hall, Elmwood
and Pronto Camps of the Mod-
ern Woodmen and build a hall
in LaKemp. That sounds good
to us—hasten the day, boys, and
we will all give you a hearty
Miss Laura Mayes, who has
been associated with Miss Nellie
Crist in the millinery store here
for the past few months, expects
to depart for Quinlan, Okla., in
a few days, where she will make
an extended visit.
respondent from every neighbor-
hood postoffiee in Beaver county
and will furnish stationery, post-
age and the Mirror free of charge
to one person in each neighbor-
hood who will send in the news
Riley Bentley, who owns a fine
farm five miles southeast of La-
Kemp, has returned from an ex-
tended trip through southeastern
Oklahoma. He is one of the
early settlers in this country and
his friends are glad to see him
return so much improved in
•g. w. williams
0. e. hardy
Real Estate Company
OKLAHOMA, Texas and
Kansas Lands, for sale,
trade or exchange. Write for
lists and tell us what you want.
Can suit you in prices and terms.
Conroy P. 0,
Fred Salzman, brought to this
office Monday morning a sample
of wheat from his father's field,
that is the best that has been
seen up to this time. This wheat
measures 4-feet and 6-inches.
That's g(r)o(w)ing some for an
off-year like 1909.
Elmwood has the honor of be-
ing the first locality to send in
the country news by a regular
correspondent. The Mirror is
anxious to secure a regular cor-
F. G. Smith and S. P.
son, two capitalists of Bethany,
Mo., were visitors in town over
night the latter part of last week.
They were the guests of D. L.
Kemp while here, and declared
themselves very much surpris-
ed to find such good improve-
ments and such a thrifty class
of farmers and ranchmen as they
found on the South Flats.
J. M. McDonald, of Lipscomb,
Texas, vice president of the La-
Kemp State Bank, was transact-
ing business here the first of the
week. He informed a Mirror
representative that things look
brighter every trip he makes
to the future metropolis of Beav-
er county. Mr. McDonald is now
a paid in advance reader of the
Messrs. Boyer and Evans, rep
resentatives of the Farmers In-
dependent Telephone Company,
were talking telephone business
with LaKemp people last week.
Mr. Boyer is president of the
company and informed us that
they would have their line com
pleted to Ivanhoe in twenty days.
He left a nice order for job work
with the Mirror boys and paid
for 52 numbers of the paper.
About the most unique mar-
riage that has taken place in
Bailey, by name. The father of
the smitten lassie was very much
opposed to his daughter's choice
and remonstrated with her to no
avail, and on Monday when she
left home, as he supposed, to
see her lover in Beaver, he im-
mediately followed, and meeting
Bailey on the street demanded
that he marry the girl before
sundown, this Bailey consented
to do; the marriage was consum-
mated—now two hearts beat as
one. May their married life be
one of joy and bliss is the wish
of their friends.
Bob Todd is moving around on
crutches the past few days—the
result of getting tangled up in
a runaway—seeing something by
the roadside that looked valu-
able he stepped from the buggy
to the ground, as he did so, the
horse being of a noticeable turn
of mind, moved on and left his
driver standing there. In his
haste to over-take the runaway
steed Bob encountered a prairie-
dog hole and when he was able
to draw himself together for an-
other burst of speed, found that
he had a badly sprained foot and
ankle—and he hasn't done any-
Beaver county in late years oc-
curred at Beaver City last Mon-
day. The Mirror's informant
tells the story as follows: Miss
Bessie Curt had become infatu-
ated with a young gentleman,
Thos. Ricker, of Woodward,
who is representing The Ameri-
can Life Insurance Company, of
Indianapolis, Indiana, is in the
city in the interest of his com-
pany. He has declared his in-
tention to make LaKemp his
headquarters for the next two
weeks at least. Mr. Ricker rep-
resents a good, reliable company,-
and it is the duty of every head
of a family to leave a legacy of
pecuniary value for his loved
ones' when he has passed away.
Hon. A. P. Gilbert, who is at
present postmaster of a series of
postoffices, viz : Sunset, Paladin,
Marengo, Golden and Logan,
sends in the following compli-
mentary greeting: "We -thank
you individually, collectively
and respectively, for the sample
copy of the Mirror which reached
us today. It is indeed a breezy,
little sheet, and may it grow
and prosper with the country it
Geo. Burk, of Shattuck, and
Mi 88 Lottie Bradshaw, of north
of LaKemp, were married at Ar-
nett last week. The Mirror
joins in congratulations.
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