The Hollis Tribune (Hollis, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 18, Ed. 1 Friday, December 15, 1911 Page: 4 of 8
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THE HOLLIS TRIE U VI
PUBLISHED EVfcfci PfcltMV
H. H. Wiljuam=. Editor
Val Hlses. Publisher
EtUftC is th* yj&Ac* HMIM.
OlU&OIOM M R*.. =A«*r.
Do yoa believe in ha'nts and
ha'nted bouses? If you do not
there be lome in Hollis that say
you can be shown. For it is
known by these presents that
there is a ha'nted house in «ir
fair little city. It is a residence
house and quite a large number
of families have tenanted it and
from some of these families ;t
has leaked out that the house is
woefully and irreparably ha'nt-
It is thought best in this ar-
ticle to refrain from mention of
the place in manner that will de-
signate it individually, for the
owner might not take kindly to
that and come around a&d give
us a little entirely unneeded in-
structions in the gentle art of
cussin'. Possibly he might do
worse, and we propose to take no
chances. But there is a haint
there sometimes 'way in the mid-
dle of the night. As yet he has
not got to the state of visibility,
contenting himself to remain in
the noise class of ha'nts. Now,
we de desire to be taken very
seriously. This is no joke be-
cause of the many ha'nts that
hang around the streets and do
all sorts of foolish thing. These
latter sort of ha'nts we have
with us constantly. The above
mentioned ha'nt rattles the doors
mysteriously, raps on the win-
dow pane, walks over the floor
with faint footsteps, heard but
not seen, passes through closed
doors, in short does all the things
a ha'nt is supposed to do. The
various tenants of the place dis-
like to pay full rent and have to
divide room with such a charac-
ter, hence they soon move away.
Knowing the general yet so un-
fortunate disbelief in the said
ha'nts they say very little about
it and then some unsuspecting I
family moves in and the show 1
has to be pulled off again. But
some of them have been inter-
viewed in regard to this and they
tell it straight. They say that i
when the ha'nt gets out for busi-
ness there is a poor time for en-
joyment ahead for the human
residents of the house. When
the ha'nt makes a noise the folks
turn all cold up and down the (
back and hearts go thumpity-j
thump in the chest. Eyes pop
open wide and stare around in j
vain. Sleep goes away on a va-
And thus it is that Hollis has a'
ha'nted house. The neighbor-
hoods of old with their headless
visitors have nothing on us.
The old time house down the
stairway of which rolled invis-
ible chains is checkmated 3
house. Hurrah for us!
Wogon load of Candy free
at Gam bill Grocery.
After being absent since the
25th of Aug. Mrs. J. A. Gould re-
turned home Tuesday. She has
been visiting at her oki home in
Gainesville. Ga. Her visit, how-
ever. was not without its sorrow.
She went to nurse her mother
who was very low, and after two
months she died. Mrs. Gould's
father then took sick and she re-
mained with him until he recov-
ered, after which she visited old
A family dinner was served at
the Gould hotel on her return at
which all the members of the
family in Hollis were present.
In the County Court in a for
Harmon County, State of
C. 0. Haynes. Plaintiff.
Harman Coal Company, MS*.!
FIrr. State Sank.
To the above named Defendant, j
Harman Coal Company;
You will take notice that you
have been sued in the above-
na-'.ed coon by C. 0. Havocs,
the above named plaintiff, where-
in the said
BUSTER BROWN COMING
Buster Brown will pay a vi-it
to Hollis on Monday. December
18 and entertain the boys and
girls and grown folks in front of
"That Big Department Store,"
OF THE CONDITION OF THE
First State Bank,
•A H'AUt. Oklahoma. at the close of boiiwu
Dccerr.ber I, 1911.
I/«Mau) DIkwibu .........
Overdraft*, iecursrf and onsecured UHOJH
Guaranty Fond tiOM
Bills of Exchange V.HH.U
Stock*. Bowl*. Warrant*. Etc
Banking House ... WS.tt
V am it are and fixture* 2,4*&.Vi
Other Real Estate Owned
Doe from Bank* 22,1 «iJ*
Check* aad Other Caah Items S70.7S
Ca*h hi Bank *.* >. 10
Capital Stock Paid in ftoJMM
Surplus F and —— WM
Undivided profit*. Ie*e exp. and taxes pd. 7M.S6
Doe to Bank* ... 1M11.75
BUI* of Exchange 121.75
Individual Deposits Subject to Cheek ... 78.29Q.t3
Time Certificate* of Deposit* 5,28.^
Cashier's Check* Outatanding 2,485.72
Bill* Parable UjOOOM
damages against you in the sum i
$253.28. for breach of contract!
and breach of warranty and rep-'
resentatioa as to certain coal al-
leged to have been sold by you
to the said defendant in Nov-;
ember, 1911. it being alleged
that because of misrepresenta-
tions and breach of contract
made by you, the said plaintiff
has beer, damaged by you in the
sum sued for, together with in-
terest from the date of filing of
said suit at six per cent per an-
num, said suit being filed in the
above court on the 4th day of j
December A. D. 1911.
AND YOU ARE FURTHER
NOTIFIED THAT on the day of
filing said suit, the said plaintiff
filed due and legal affidavit for
.service by publication and that
said plaintiff filed due and proper
garnishment proceedings and
caused garnishment summons to
issue to the First State Bank, of
Hollis, Oklahoma, as garnishee,
and that on the 5th day of Dec-
eember, 1911, the said garnishee
j filed answer showing that said
garnishee is indebted to you in
the sum of $185.54.
AND YOU ARE FURTHER
NOTIFIED, that unless you
answer said petition, by the 15th
day of January A. D. 1911, said
petition will be taken as true and j
a judgment rendered against you j
accordingly on said petition and .
for the foreclosure of garnish-j
ment lien and that an order of ■
this court will issue commanding |
the said garnishee to pay said,
money into court to be applied
on said judgment and costs.
Witness my hand and the 3eal j
of said court this the 5th day of
December, A. D. 1911.
Clerk County Court
, Stewart & Stewart,
17-3 Attorneys for Plaintiff.
Boys' and Girls
YOUR CHANCE TO WIN
A Beautiful Watch Free!
Mister Larabee who makes that mighty good
"EMPRESS" Flour has just sent us
One Handsome Gold-Filled Watch, Boys* Size and
One Handsome Gold-Filled Watch, Girls' Size
And he tells us that we are to give these two watches away,
ABSOLUTELY FREE, in the following manner:
To the girl of sixteen years or under, who brings us the largest number of coupons,
taken from EMPRESS Flour, by December 22, we will give this beautiful watch, abso-
To the boy of sixteen years or under, who brings U3 the largest number of EM-
PRESS coupons by December 22, we will give this elegant boy's watch, absolutely free.
Both of these watches are in our sh:>w window, and you can see them there if you
EMPRESS flour, you know, is the kind that makes such mighty good bread,
biscuits, cakes and pastry—there is no other quite so good. It is made by German
process, and every sack is guaranteed.
The coupons referred to above are the usual EMPRESS coupons, found in every
sack of EMPRESS flour, which entitle the holder to handsome premiums.
Massie-Johnson Groc. Co.
"WHO SELL GOOD THINGS TO EAT"
A Helping Hand
We are always glad to extend
a helping hand to our customers
in the time of need, and are al-
ways ready to advise and assist
in every way possible. Every
safeguard is placed around our
depositors' money. Is there any
thing more that could be asked
or any reason why you should
not be one of our customers?
State of Oklahoma. County of Harmon. •*.
I, Hugh Garrison. Cashier-of the above named
Bank, do aotemly twear that the above statement
i* true to the best of my knowledge and belief. *o
help me God.
HL'GH GARRISON, Cashier.
Subscribed and *wom to before me thi* 1.1th
day of December 1911.
J. B. GARDNER
My commission expire* June 11, 1913.
Coraect-ATTEST: C. W. Gilliland.
1. B. Garrison, Director*.
OP THE THE CONDITION OP THE
Hollis State Bank,
of Hollis. Oklahoma, at the close of business
December 5, 1911.
Loans and Discount* S87.066.19
Overdrafts, secured and unsecured 2.458.28-1
Stocks, Bonds, Warrant*, etc... f. 2.909.64
Banking House... ..... 8.970.82
Pumiture and Fixture* 3,fr27,63
Bills of exchange 3.968,96
Due from banks. .... 18,374.68
Checks and other cash items 2,635.02
Expense in excess of profiu 161.63
Cash in Bank 2.135.70
Capital stock paid in *25,000.00
Due to banks. ... - 204.34
Individual Deposits subject to check— 83,549.33
Time certificates of deposit ln.Sfovf-*
Certified checks 200.00
Cashier's checks outstanding 1,561.00
Bills payable 10.000.00
State of Oklahoma, County of Harmon, s :
I. W. 8. Cross, President, of the above named
bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement
I Is true to the best of my- knowledge and belief, so
I help me God.
W. 8. CROSS. President.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 14th
! day of December, 1911.
W. L. PROCK. Notary Public.
W. C. Pendergraft.
J. M. Tice,
Nature's gift from the 'Sunny
I South'—cooking oil 75c gal,
R. A. Grocery Co.
NOTICE 07 PUBLICATION
State of Oklahoma
County of Harmon
In the District Court of the
Above Named County and State.
E. L. Gardner, Plaintiff, v3
I, H. Swisher and Ethel L.
Said defendants will take no-
tice that they have been sued in
the above named Court upon a
breach of warranty in and toj
"All of Lot 12 and 10 feet off the J
West Side of Lot 13 in Block 6
in the Whisenant Second Addit- j
ion to the Town of Hollis, Okla- j
homa", also "All of Lots 11-12 in
Block 21 in the Hollis Townsite
Addition to the town of Hollis,
Oklahoma" which said defend-
ants represented themselves to
be the owners in fee simple in a j
certain deed of conveyance to
this plaintiff: that the plaintiff i
herein has filed his affidavit of •
attachment and an order of at-
tachment was issued herein on
the 10th day of October A. D. I
1911, and the following described j
property has been attached as!
the property of said defendants ,
under and by virtue of said order
of attachment, to-wit:
"Lots 7, 8 and 9 in Block 18;
Lots 4, 5 and 6 in Block 26, Lots j
5 and 6 in Block 11; Lots 1 and j
2 in Block 24 all in the Hollis I
Townsite Addition to the Town j
of Hollis, Oklahoma."
And the said defendants and
each of them are required to
answer the petition filed herein i
by said plaintiff on or before the
lith day of January, 1912, orj
said jietition will be taken as
true and a judgment will be
rendered for said plaintiff against
said defendants and each of them
for the sum of $2000.00 damages J
for the breach of said warranty
herein complained of and all
costs of this action and for the
foreclosure of the attachment
lien on the above described prop-
erty to satisfy judgment, indebt-
edness and costs.
E. F. DAVIS,
(SEAL) Clerk of District Court.
Cox & Miller, 16-4t
Attorneys for Plaintiff.
A nice line from which to select
presents for the Children
Nice line of Mercham and Briar Root Pipes
We have a large line of
La Belle Confectioney
J. FRED BELL, Manager
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Williams, H. H. The Hollis Tribune (Hollis, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 18, Ed. 1 Friday, December 15, 1911, newspaper, December 15, 1911; Hollis, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc233549/m1/4/: accessed June 21, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.