The Cimarron News. (Boise City, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 11, 1912 Page: 1 of 4
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The Cimarron News.
THE BOISE ci't f Tit I HUNK CONSOLIDATED WITH TIf ft; A' />' wx ,m m,
AUGUST 11, 1808,
Moved to Boiee City.
Maroh 24th ISiO.
BOISE CITY, CIMARRON COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY. JAN 11 1912,
Frank A. Sewell.
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* LOCAL AND PERSONAL. *
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S. H. Hurt and Henry
The First INatisnal Bank
HAVING ONCE SECURED
a customer it is our pur-
pose to make his relations
with us both pleasant and
County Assessor Law ~-
The law passed by the last legis-
lature creating the office of County
Assessor provides that the work of
assessing shall begin January loth
of each year and bo based on the
value and ownership of property
on ''anuary 1st.
The county -assessor may appoint
one or more deputies who shall
give bond to protect him and he
shall be responsible for their pro-
ceedings, and their acts shall be
as valid as if done by the county
assessor in person.
The assessment lists of property
ahall be delivered to the county
board of equalization on the first
Monday in June.
The county board of equaliza
tion is composed of the county
commissioners, with the county as.
•oasor as secretary. Said board
shall meet at the county seat on
the first Monday in June, and any
one feeling aggrieved at the valu-
ation of his property may present
rajfl case to said board at this meet-
kAili levise according to any change
made, and after receiving the re-
port of levies made by the excise
boards, proceed to make out the
tax rolls, which must be delivered
to the county treasurer not later
than October first.
The next regular Teachers' Ex-
amination will be held the last
Thursday and Friday (25 and 2(i)
of this month. Please come pre-
pared to begin work at 7:30 Thurs-
day morning. Paper will be fur-
THE BELL & WHITE ENGI-
NEERING COMPANY, Lamar,
Colorado, if yon have any survey-
ing or engineering work to be
done. Irrigation and construc-
tion work a specialty. Our price
i9 such that you can afford to
figure with us.
May Belle Sloan was born Nov.
10, 1861, near Millsprint;, Ky.
died January 2nd, 1912, at. 7 o'clock
a. m. at Willowbar, Okla. She
was united in marriage to James
I. 0. 0. F. Installation
G. Morrow of Gregory, Ky., .jHu
12th, 1888. To this happy union
hre children were born, the oldest
died in infancy, the other four chil
dren and her husband survive her
She was converted at the age of
thirteen, and united with" the
Methodist Episcopal Church South
and re-united with the same organ-
ization when the class was organi
zed at Willowbar in the year 1909
After a time the M. E. Church
feouth Conference foiled to supply
the charge, then the Methodist
episcopal chnreh offered to take
up the work, and she with most of
the member of the former church
united with the above named or
She was an earnest and faithfnl
christian—leading a quiet and hap
1® w't'1 ber companion and
children whom she so greatly loved
Her efforts in service for the
Master were crowned with success
for through her influence of love
The township equalization board
rtlisie^nK ?^e county The Odd Fellows lodge willin-|lwl luiuuga ner innuence of love! a p qh-f a t •
board, the assessor shall,revise his , stall officers next Saturday night and service all the children left to ' i, k'Jl 1* r Jl,91al'bart-
er is so the. boys can j her care were led at early ages in iihi't^?.? - "'^and^omThe
'.V had swip-
oarc, sue assessor aha! revise his stall officers next Saturday night and service all the children left to i, t* 1 ZT r J
lists to correspond to their adjust-! if the weather is so the boys "an her care were led at early ages in i I i /? L nd,nf H
ment and send the same to the J attend. All members are urged I the knowledge ..f iKvinVl , J S'" " fod,a'
state board ot equalization; after , to be present. They failed to in- P°wer of Our- Lord and Savior i r l ,i 11'
receiving their report, he shall a- ; stall last Saturday night. ! Jesus Christ. At her death nil ,"
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| went to ClaytpnrMonday for coal
F. A. Soutur managed to get to
town once this week
Dode Dickson and W. A. Corll
i r.'In,°' t',° ^ ^ wore in the city
! V\ ednesday.
J. A. Mar go is in Texhoma for
supplies for tho Edgar <fc Russell
"W. S. Brock from west was
looking alter business matters
in Boise City Tuesday.
Monieo Castaneda of Doby was
attending to business here Man
Chas. E. Rush of Dolfin was in
to make proof before Judire
Rev. G, L. Gilbert did m-t make
, bis pastoral trip t.i# Bert rand last
oundii.v. The snow was to dewo
I for him.
Q Denny and V 11. R,iy
tu'riod Monday from a trip to
Clayton tor coal. They were on
the road live days.
Misses Hazel and Lua French
visited with their father on the
farm near Doby Saturday and
John H. Smith from south of
town was a business visitor here
yesterday, and was a pleasent
caller at this office.
John Baker came in on the
mail stage Friday night from a
trip to Chudress, Texas. Mr
Baker owns a tine farm on the
Fqh Sale—Extra go )d team 2
year old horses Also some
smaller horses for sale. Prices
tf M. W. Pugh, Boise City.
Treasurer Ellis is up in the
west end this week collecting
taxes. His bride accompanied
him to gee used to the Cimarron
weather and to see the scenery.
Tin- telephone, lines have been
our. of commission all week on ar-
count of the stum, fsaturdtfc'Mclurtllln
i igh . It is hound that i hey g t
them to working through Ira th«
It has been reported here that
S. K. Be.vef, ex—c ounty clerk,
had died at Clayton, wneie he
had pine for medical treatment,"
but it was later denied and we
have been unable to get any in-
formation from there.
Mrs. Ralph Sloan returned on
the mail sled Friday night from
a visit with relatives at Stratford,
Texas. They were caught in the
sr.ow storm and came near freea-
ing. Ralph met her here and
took her home Saturday.
A letter from uncle Isaac Sea-
fers states that he has sold his
farm at Esbon, Kan , and bought
IbO acres near Caldwell. We
jhall not be surprised to see him
Land back in Cimarrou county
A- P. Shafer and Josiah Mart
Are Oklahoma Republicans Wise?
Are tho Republicans of Oklaho-
ma, wise enough to get together,
bury the hatchets, eliminate all oi
the discredited leaders, rotirH to
working jrauka allot the federal of-
, ;10'"er,i ®"oonrag« the boys at
the forka of tho creek to come in
anil take a hand in the fray and de-
feat the discredited, tax-makiug
and debt-doubling Democrats of
No party ever had a better op.
Ti®, VH,uocrfktit' P)krly is in worse
in Oklahoma than the Republican
party is nationally* «ud that is ,«y.
ing a great deal
The Democrats created thou-
sands of useless offices in this state
and then filled them with ward
heelers and hill billms who have
not the first particle of ability to
nil the ollice, even if it were dob-
sible to make it of service to the
The Democrats have run this
state in debt a million dollars a
year ever since statehood, and this
m spite of the fact that taxes have
gone on increasing at eviry time
the tax payers of Oklahoma have
confronted the collector.
The Democrats created a system
of agricultural schools that are a
joke in the communities when
they are located and a burden to
the tax payers. They fostered on
this state a bunch of pirates, as a
majority of the board of agricul
ture, who have never done any-
thing worthy of the name of scien-
ti he agriculture and have done lit-
tie save spend tho state's money in
building political fences, lobbying
Wan Whs NamatfjfefcpWeds H-u-
Manlike of R
mi Mi*; zii'a
to get the legislature to appropriate
money to pay hotel bills for the
lobuie9ta, and for money t; pay
for jaunts into other states, uriich
were no less than joy rides with all
of the accompaniments.
The Democrats are rushing to
the defenso of the every move
ment calculated to retrench and if
tho Republicans of Oklahoma will
put these matters on purely busi-
H.°*B grounds *md nominate good
clean business men lor all of the
offices for the next election they
will sweep the state from Ottowa
to Harmon and from Cimarron to
A romance of many year's stand-
ing wae that which culminated last
•Httht in the m rriaKn of R. I.
Pritchard to Miss Zilla O. Wilson
Ht the study of the Rev. J. H. O.
Smith, pastor of the First Christian
Forty-two years ago New Year's
day Mr. Pritchard attended the
wedding of the bride's parents at
the home of Mr. Pritehard's grand
father in Mercer county Missouri,
it was the first wedding he had ev-
er seen. The couple's third child
was a pn-tty baby girl and Mr.
1 rite hard was given the honor of
naming the little one. He chose
the name "Zilla " Years after-
ward, when she had grown to young
womanhood, the young woman and
the man who named her met, and
regardless of the disparity of their
Hgeivit was a case of -love at first
sight I'ate carried tile young
vvouimi with her parents to Oregon
tor a stay of several years, at the
S.ime time bringing Mr Pritchard
to Oklahoma, where ho remained
an even longer time. The young
woman finally returned to North
Missouri of which the grooin of
last night learned while on a visit
there with his family, prominent
pfoneer.residents of that section.
1 be old flame was again rekindled
and mutual pledges exchanged, but
it was only yesterday that the final
decision and tho last obstacle was
Mr. Pritchard is the possessor of
a. jfine tract of land in northwestern
Oklahoma, as wel 1 as an interest
m several hundred acres more in
northern Missouri. Miss Wilson
is proprietor of a boarding house at
2° E. 2nd St., where the newly.
*-eds will make their home until
next spring. Following that they
g,°, -to 80uth Missouri where
Mr. Pritchard has purchased a
large frnit farm.
HPPPY RII0 Yip
EDGAR & RUSSELL
Boise City, Oklahoma
Bill Crawford's sheep
, Jesus Christ. At her death all
_ the members of the family were
limited in the same class with her.
Her words of assurance of her
salvation were. "If it be the Lord's
will. I would like to stav with all
of you, but tf it is not, I want, to
go ami if I say nothing moro don't.
worry one minute about me"—then
later she added, "Walter, I am not
going to be with you long but I
am not afraid to die for I am going
to Heaven and it will be so good.
I want all of you to meet me there."
Then in the moments of death she
folded her arms across her breast,
and the tired worn look of suffer
ing seemed to leave her face and
with one long fond look at all of
m standing around her bedside,
she closed her eyes forever to the
tria s and tribulations of this cold jly
w rkl of sin and death. Her good I
and bright example leads those be 1 Allison's dry good* <t«re and
reaved ones left behind to greater t!.e Smith & Martin grocery boMi
effort.and sincerity in the christian Put °nt some swell 19P> -
: e that they may meet her in the dars wh'ch will |1R highly ap ire
home above where parting shall be: ciated by their customers Such
D0v?10re1i'>r , calendars as tli-.se cost real mon-
M. s. Morrow leases the follow-, ey and they are only putting out
ing of her family to mourn her a limic- d number, huf. th y will
death: her husband and fMirchilvbe lasting advertisements for
wlanei- ^their business houses, and we
^ hope brings them a g<oi return
on the c > t.
ed all t>f
W. O. Ricks of south of town
was m the city Wednesday ped-
dling Mexican beans, and traded
the edit r ajot of them for the
N-ws. We fujly expect to get
fat o them as have his guar
antee that they are the original,
genuine fat producer,
Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Jobnsey of
Hurley were callers here Tues-
day. Mrs. Jobnsey is preparing
to befiin instructing a class in
snorthand here two evenings in
each week. She was court re-
porter at the last term of county
court, and is' a good stenogra
pber, and tbo-e u.ki, g he
s;>uctions should advance r
1 here certainly was never a bet-
tor opportunity to carry the state,
and it it is not taken advantage of,
its exact advantages may never re-
—Oklahoma City Times,
Notice to Taxpayers
Tho county Tax Assessor will
begin the 1912 assessment on or
about the 15th of January, 1912
All property owned by you on the
1st day of January, 1912, will be
assessable and" must l>e rendered
by you for taxation. If you will
make out a complete list of your
property and-lenve with your fam-
ily (or aeitrest neighbor in case
you have no family) so that should
the Assessor cull in your absence
he could secure the list, it will save
lots of trouble to both you and
. A, Atkinson. Co. Assessor
Good grass and plenty of good
water for 000 head of cattle,
terms reasonable. Address or
call on Geo. W. Detamore, Wil
kins, Okla. 24 4t
S-. Carney came over from
" i.Kii'8 Monday and on Wed
nesday moved his family back to
fclie farm. They had bean here
for the school buc J. S. could not
stand the bachelor life down on
the farm and decided to take
them back with him. We re-
grot to lose this good family
from our town and especially the
children from the school but if
we had as good a farm home as
Carney's we suspect we should
feel the same as he does.
Jailer John Lewis accidently
took a dip in the psblio water
tank Tuesday. He had climbed
over in the tank to cat the ic©
but cut it too quickly and went
to the bottom with the ice.
Some of fehe natives think the
Superintendent of Health should
have the lank disinfeele* bofo*e
allowing it to be u*wd agaia
Attorney Butts haa penned him
mule to keep him from drinkini?
any of the water, but John claim s
that all that touched him stuck
to him and he brought it out of
the tank with him He rniiy be
right as it is the first time his
skin has been wet since coming
to the county, six years ago, and
when a fellow goes that long he
will absorb a lot of water alright.
Homemade things aro often
the best. Especially is ti;is true
of the home-made man.
Goods, Paint and
JEWELRY and CLOCKS.
PRESCRIPTIONS: (! uarantwd to be filled Prom ply an>\ <Ueur *l*by a Reoistere-l l'har-
luneiat of tnitiiy yearj experience.
Dr. Gamble will office in Drug Store.
Calls isvvered clay or night.
Gamble & Owens
City* - - Oklahoma,
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