The Hobart Republican. (Hobart, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 9, 1912 Page: 7 of 8
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IS NOW ORGANIZED
J. L. Burke Chosen President R. M.
\ Caldwell Re-elected Superinten-
dent of Schools at $1,500
peculiarly adapted to certain grades of
work is an unenviable task. And the
making of salaries commensurate with
the work expected of teachers also in
volves oareful, consideration because of
the experience it ml special adaptability
some teachers, even in the same grades,
possess over others. Hence, the salary-
making feature of the work is one of the
most dilliault, This is rendered doubly
difficult when an etl'ort to curtail ex-
penses is to be considered.
A general reduction iu salaries has
been suggested and may be recommend
ed by the committee,
EASTERN STAR MEETIN6
WANTS A WHITE MAN
The school board, pursuant to ad-
journment, convened at the court house
Tuesday evening ^nd proceeded at once
to organize. All vital questions as to
the organization were settled behind
closed doors, or in executive session,
J. L. Burke was eleoted president, Dr,
L, Wagoner, vice-president and
>sae Fields secretary.
After organization, the first step to-
ward retrenchment was to eliminate the
kindergarten department in the city
hools. This was done by a unanimous
vote. A motion to dispense with the
services of a music teacher was lost by
a vote of ii to 4.
The question of fixing the salary uf
the city superintendent was next
brought up. W. W. Rowland moving
that the same be made 11,200 for the
term, and requiring the superintendent
to teach a part of the time. This was
lost by a vote of 7 to 3.
W. E, Gentry moved that the salary
Jbj made $1,500 a year, the same as at
present, and that the present incumbent,
R.M.Caldwell, be re-elected. The
notion prevailed, the vote standing 9 to
The President named the following
Teachers- - A, L. Wagoner, D. T,
Banks and C. R. Harter.
Janitor—Boles, Gentry and Kutch.
Finance and Purchasing—W. W. Row
land.U. W. Caldwell and W. H. Carlton.
The Teachers committee was directed
to perform its duties as soon as possible
and be ready to report its action to the
board next Monday evening at 8 o'clock,
when the teachers for the ensuing year
will be employed.
The duties imposed upon this com
mittee are to recommend teachers for the
various grades and to suggest salaries
to be paid for their services.
There are about thirty teachers to be
amployed, and to select those who are
The divorce case of Mabel lsain
againHt Robert Isam came up in the
District court Monday for trial. After
hearing the evidence, Judge Tolbert
granted a ducree of separation.
The parties to the suit are Kiowa In-
dians. and the petitioner alleged and
proved abandonment, failure to support
and cruel treatment.
Robert seems to have been a bigamist.
At least some of the witnesses testified
that he would live with Mabel awhile,
and then go off and marry again. He
did this two or three times. And
Komalty says he hit her with a big
knife and made the blood flow freely
In this he was corroborated by Mabel
The Judge told her he was going to
grant her a divorce so she could marry
a good Indian.
"Are you going to marry again!"
asked the Judge.
"Yes,'' was the prompt reply.
"Have you already made a selection?"
"I hope you will get a good Indian the
next time —one who will love you better
than Bob did," said the Judge.
"Me aint goin' take no more Indian—
me goin' to get white man."
"Is that true? Have you already
'Well" smiled the Judge, "so far as I
am concerned, wait six months and you
and the white man can marry,"
The order of the Kasturn Star held a
very important meeting Tuesday night
in Masunio ball, about eighty-Hve mem-
bers being present. The worthy matron,
Mrs. Addio Jones presided over the
meeting in the same well composed and
matronly manner in which she always
does. In the absence of the worthy
patron, Mr. McBride was asked to (ill
the vacancy, which he did with much
oredit t.j liimself as well as the chapter.
All other officers were in their placeH
and were prepared for the occasion.
Mr. and Mrs O. A. Romine and Mr.
and Mrs. Holbort were initiated into
the order. After the iniatory ceremony
thn,\ were called upon for speeches, Mr.
Komi no being the only one to respond;
but bespoke in such high esteem of the
order that one could excuse the others
from the talk.
At the close of the chapter a social
hour was enjjyed, at which time ico
cream und strawberry sherbert were
served with cane and wafers.
At a late hour all departed for their
homes with expressions of satisfaction
of the sucess of the evening.
Lame back is usually caused by rheu
matism of the muscles of the back, for
which you will find nothing better than
Chamberlain's Liniment. For sale by
A Special Sale
Ed Livermore returned from Mangum
A FALSE ALARM
When it comes to the apple of discord,
a peach may be at the bottom of it.
Poor appetite is a sure sign of impair-
ed digestion. A few doses of Chamber-
lain's Stomach and Liver Tablets will
strengthen your digestion and improve
your appetite. Thousands have been,
benefited by taking these tablets. Sold
by all dealers.
IF you want something hard
enough to use real effort to
get it, it s a safe bet you'll
land it, no matter what you
have to contend with. That's
the way we look at your con-
fidence and a liberal share of
your business. We not only
want it but are determined to
have it. We know we must
give clothes that are properly
styled and better tailored, not
once in awhile but all the time.
We are prepared to do it. We
must place at your disposal a
collection of fabrics and styles
not like the other fellow s, but
embracing new novelties as well
as the conservative—we have
done it—let us show you.
The people of Hobart are obsessed of
the idea that a good run is better than a
bad stand. So when blaok clouds and
forked lightning began to show up
rather ominously Tuesday night almost
all began to look for places of safety—
not that they were needed, but to be on
the safe side. Of course one can't al-
ways tell, and for that reason tha storm
cave became the sleeping room for many.
The fire alarm was sounded to arouse
the sleepers, that they might make
observations for themselves and to find
out just how matters stood. But there
was no storm.
Don't forget to bring your chickens,
eggs and butterjto Payne's grocery store,
where you can get the highest market
price for same, cash'or trade. Ed Thay-
er's old stand, east side of the square,
Hobart, Okla. 5 9 w4
The following patents were just issued
to Southern inventors, reported by D.
Swift & Co., patent lawyers, Washing-
ton, who will furnish copies of any pat-
ent for ten cents each to our readers:
Oklahoma—Charles Brussels, Guy-
mon, hoof parer; B. F. Harman, Tulsa,
incandescent mantle chimney; Frank
Harrington, Elk City, weighing appa-
ratus for refrigerators.
Texas—Edward Baker, Paris, hydro-
carbon stove; Carl Leubner, McGregor,
cotton chopper; Theodore Banks, San
Antonio, vehicle tire; Win. D. Everly,
Sanger, engine starter; Steven Surber,
San Antonio, gage or indicator for liquid
Edwin Clapp & Son's Shoes
$6.00 AND $7.00 lOES AND OXFORDS $4.95
All the latest Styles--in button and lace, in patent leathers,
gunmetal, vici kid, kangaroo—in black or tan .None reserved,
just when the demand has reached its highest, we offer
this special price.
Every man knows the value of Edwin Clapp Shoes, and
all are familiar with the price asked for this famous High
Grade Faultless Fitting and Fashonable Footwear and
this special price will appeal to all.
It is not the Leather alone, or the Designing, or the mak-
ing, but a combination of the three has made a Reputa-
tion for Edwin Clapp Shoes, they are made in a Factory
that turns out nothing but $6.00 and $7.00 shoes.
Every little detail neccessary in expert Shoe making is
Good Shoes Properly Fitted Save Doctor Bills and make
Life's Walk easy.
Come while your size, last and style is here. All $6.00
and $7.00 Shoes and oxfords $4.95. Here's value for
THE DIXIE STORE
EXCLUSIVE AGENT FOR EDWIN CLAPP O SONS SHOES
PUBLIC "FRAID DOLES" NEEOEO
A. F. t A. M. RESOLUTIONS
Whereas, it has pleased the all wise
Creator to take from our midst Brother
R. S. Winn, we are thereby reminded of
the uncertainty of life, and the inevit-
able transition of man; and are inpress-
ed with the importance of so living at
all times that we may be ready to obey
the command of Him who rules the
heavens and the earth, and in answer to
whose summons we all must appear be-
fore his judgment seat in the Supreme
Lodge above and render strict account
of ourstewardship here below: and
Whereas, in the removal of Brother
Winn from us, by the omnipotent hand
of God, Hobart Lodge No. 198, A. F. &
A. M; Hobart Chapter No. 37, and Ho-
bart Commandery No. 15, of which
orders he was an honored member, lost
a friend, a true and faithful brot her,
and the craft in general lost one of her
staunchest advocates and brightest
Beit resolved, That we tender to
them, and to the family of our deceased
brother, our heartfelt sympathy and
condolence, and commend them to the
care and compassion of him whomaketh
all things after the counsel of his own
The memory of Brother Winn will
ever remain sacred in the hearts of his
Masonic brethren as one in whom we
could trust, and whose loss we now
We recommend that a memorial page
in the records of the lodges above named
be set apart for, and a copy of these
resolutions be recorded therein.
O. B. Mothersead, Wm. F. McBride
and J. G. Hughes, committee Hobart
Lodge No. 198, A. P. & A. M.
Wm. P. McBride, John A. Harris and
J. M. Rule, committee Hobart Chapter
John A. Harris, Wm. F. McBride and
8am B. Nix, committee Hobart Com-
maodery No. 15.
Hobart has never been visited by a
destructive storm and may never be.
Still, self-preservation being the first
law of nature, we should be prepared to
protect ourselves if such a calamity
should befall us.
In the residence portion of town
nearly every house has a good storm
cave where the family can take refuge
when danger approaches. But in the
business district no such provisions
have been made, and when danger is in
sight the business houses are either
closed up and the occupants rush home
or they have to face the storm unpro-
The expense of building a half dozen
large "fraid holes" for public use would
not be very expensive and might be the
means of averting a catastrophe, should
a storm come. At least it would relieve
the suspense that one is in when angry
In the ease of Dewey vs. Dewey the
petitioner, Mrs. Dewey, was granted a
divorce from her husband, Wednesday.
The ground for the action was non-sup-
port and cruel treatment.
Miss Anna Roush entertained ten
young ladies at an elaborate six o'clock
dinner Monday evening in honor of Miss
Jessie Blades, who is soon to move from
The Unity Clubof the Baptist church
gave a farewell party to Miss Jessie
Blades Monday evening at the residence
of I>. S. Wolfinger. Refreshments were
Monday evening Miss Hazel Lovett
informally entertained in honor of her
guest, Miss Ruth Williams. Music and
games were enjoyed until a late hour,
after which refreshments were served. I
CARD OF THANKS
To our many friends and neighbors
whoso faithfully and patiently assisted
us during the sickness and death of onr
dear little boy, we extend to one and all
our heartfelt thanks. May God in his
infinite goodn?es reward you for your
faithfulness, is our prayer,
Mr. and Mrs. f. T, Stinculv,
Mrs. M. B. Cwrriathkrs.
There never was a time when people
appreciated the real merits of Chamber -
lain's Cough Remedy more than now
This is shown in the increase in antes
and voluntary testimonials from persona
who have been cured by it. If yon or
children are troubled with a cough or
cold give it a trial and become acquaint-
ed with its good qualities For sale by
By the omission of a line in Tuesday
evening's paper an error was made. No
guests will be entertained at the Yam-
parika meeting at Mrs. Mahaflie's next
Monday. The club hold their annual
banquet Friday afternoon at the resi-
dence of Mrs. Sam Bretch, and at that
time each member may invite one guest.
Escapes An Awfnl Fate
A thousand tongues could not express
the gratitude of Mrs. J. E. Cox, of Joli-
ett, III., for her wonderful deliverance
from an awful fate. "Typhoid pneumonia
hud left me an awful cough, 'she writes.
Sometimes I had such awful coughing
spells 1 thought I d die. I couldn t get
any help from doctor's treatment or
other medicines till I used Dr. King's
New Discovery. But I owe my life to
this wonderful remedy for I scarcely
cough at all now.' Quick and safe, its
the most reliable of all throat and lung
medicines. Every bottle guaranteed.
50e and 11. Trial bottle free at Corner
TO THE CYCLONE SUFFERERS
Our sympathy is with
Should you want to re-
place your buildings, let
us prove our sincerity.
ASH-HARRIS LUMBER & COAL CO.
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