The Hobart Republican. (Hobart, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 24, 1910 Page: 3 of 8
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Group 1, Oklahoma Bankers Attsocia-
tion End Annuul Convention With
Theater Party and Smoker
The 1910 meeting of Group 1, Okla-
homa Banker* Association, will long
be remembered as one of the best meet-
ings ever held by the nnnociation, which
anded early Wednesday morning, with
a smoker at the Elks club, in honor of
the visiting bankers.
Promptly at 1:30, the appointed hour,
the convention ronHsitmbl d.
G. G. Hostiitler, of Cuator Uity, wus
vailed for and addrossod the convention
with a few well chosen yarns, of inter-
est in banking lines.
H. D. Porter, of Sentinel, and at one
time a pioneer Hobartite, addressed the
meeting on "Trou'ilea of a New Hank-
er." He told hits troubles to the oon
vention, and ended by stating that most
of the troubles encountered by bankers
were imaginary. "You take your troub-
les too much at heart Bnd are too sin-
cere,"' he added.
K. M. Estes, of Oklahoma City, read
a paper on "Chattel Loans."
D. W. Hogan, of Oklahoma City de-
livered an address on "A Central Bank."
G. M. Fuller of Stecker, on '•High
Taxation" stated that the present meth-
od of taxing banks in Oklahoma was
unjust. "One merchant might have a
just assessment," he said, "while his
neighbor's assessment might be almost
nothing. What Oklahoma wants is
equality to all."
H. Hancock, of Blair, made a hit^
with the press boys reporting the con-
vention, when he read his paper on "Ad-
vertising." "Printer's ink pays," de-
clared Mr. Hancock. "Patronize your
home newspapers, but study your ads
to make them practical. Another im-
portant feature of advertising, is to
keep continually at it; always pass up
the fake advertising schemes. I say
stick to your home newspaper, not only
in your advertising, but also have them
do your job work, as the newspaper is
at all times the bankers friend. Cut
out freakish ads, and use advertising
space effectively," he concluded.
J. P. Whatley, assistant state bank
examiner, had prepared a paper, on
"Changes that Should lie Made in the
Banking Laws It suggested that the
state b.iuking board consist of state
bankers, appointed by the governor, up-
on the reoomtriendttion of the Bankers
Association; that the guarantee fund be
left with the banks that are assessed to
crente the hind; permit the bunk to is-
sue certificates to the amount of fund
left with the bank; cut out politics in
the banking board. While VVhatley's
paper brought forth a grunt deal of ap-
plause, it appears as if the governor had
a hand in its preparation, as identically
the same thing appeared in Haskell's
reconiuiendution to the legislature, and
appeared in ^tha state press, several
hours previous to its delivery before the
L. A. Wilson, of El Keno. "A Few
Observations." Mr. Wilson is president
of the State Bankers .Association. ,
JoeW. McNeal, of Guthrie, who
>ntly retired from active banking, nnd
a prominent candidate on the republi-
can ticket, addressed thn meting on
"Postal Savings Bank."
Thos, Hartmun made a talk on "Agri-
Following the program, the conven-
tion took up the regular order of busi-
ness, suspended the rules and elected
T. P. Martin, president; C. W. Brewer,
1st. vice-president; F. T. Chandler, '2d.
vice-president and Fred Smith, of Law
ton, secretary; Claude Prather, of Hol-
Two towns asked for the next meeting
Clinton and Chickasha, and the latter
was chosen for the place of holding the
D. 8. Wolfinger was named represen-
tative from this county.
\ vote of thanks by the convention
was extended to the people of Hobart
for their hospitality. In order that the
co ivention might bear part of the ex-
pense of entertainment, 8150 was voted
for that purpose.
This closed the convention proper, but
tickets were furnished the visitors for a
theater party at the new opera house, to
be followed by the smoker at the Elks
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• Society Happenings 2
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MARTHA WASHINGTON PARTY
Missos Fausta Chenoweth and Fran-
ces Brown entertained tho A. plus O.
equals R. class of the first M. E. Sun-
day school at a Martha Washington
party in honor of Laurn Goodson and
H. L. Davis at the Chenoweth home on
Randelette street, Monday night.
The guests were received at tho door
of tho reception hall by Miss Chenoweth
while Miss Brown presided at the punch
bowl at tho end of the hall beneath a
beautiful aroh of red, white and blue
electric lights, flags and bunting.
Both Miss Chenoweth nnd Miss
Brown were appropriately attired in
Martha Washington gowns. The re-
ception hall, parlor, living and dining
room were beautifully decorated in
national colors and brilliantly illumi-
nated with many colored electric lights.
After three hours of music, games and
contests heartily enjoyed by all, a new
and novel plan of mating divided tl e
entire party into pairs and all invited
Is the Sensation of the Season
Saturday, Last Day
Pretty corset covers 19C
Nice wide embroidery 5C
Corset cover embroidery 19C
Lace curtains reduced ... 20 cent
into the dining room where Mrs. Chen-
oweth assisted by Mrs. H izel nnd Mrs.
Root served a daimy two course lunch-
eon and at midnight the guests depart-
ed full, not only of sandwiches, salads,
cake and cream but also full of expres-
sions of delight at an evening of great
Miss Grace Knowles won the prize, n
handsome b. ok, for the highest s"ore in
a progressive game and Miss Miller won
a box of candy in a sight touch and
Messrs Goodson and Davis, the guests
of honor, leave Hobart with many ex-
pressions of regret from themsi Ives as
well as from their many fii nds.
MINERS FLOCK TO NEW
GOLD FIELD IN IDAHO
unexpedted guests, was served. Those
present were: Messrs. and Mesdauies
HotchkisS, Hazlewood, Perkins, Ed
Jones, C. W. Carl, G. H. Bennett, and
Miss Goodman, of Tonkawa.
The Home Mission Society, of M. E.
church, south, met with Mrs. W. M. P.
[Ml US ll'UUI men Hill ll J * I' MWO. !
Mr. Goodson after a years residence! Rtpi y Thursday afternoon. Lesson for
in Hobart leaves for his old home in
Missouri, and Mr. Davis an expert elec-
triction from Chicago nnd former pro-
prietor of the Hobart. Electrical Supply
Company leaves to take charge of the
Electrical Supply Company of El Reno.
Both Mr. Goodson and Mr. Davis are
model young men and will be greatly
missed by their many friends in Hobart.
Tuesday of ^bis week the Junior class
of the High School was notided that
their grade was below 70 in Cupids Art
and were asked to 0"me to tho home of
Miss Ida Hoover Friday night to see
Miss Hala Barnes, professor of match-
making, Miss Carlton professor in pro-
posology, and Mjss Hoover professor in
spoonology, about making up back work.
When tbe guests had assembled cards
were given out by the match-making
professor, with directions for finding a
partner for the evening. When part-
neis were found the professor in propos-
ology made them all "pop the question".
Miss Hoover then gave to each couple
two spoons tied together with a ribbon
eighteen inches in length. Spooning
was then enjoyed until time for refresh-
Other amusements of the evening
were different games, singing and piano
Cake, oraHge salad, and cocoa consti-
tuted the relreshments.
The Juniors learned much about
Cupid's Art but are willing to take still
more lessons from the accomplished pro-
fessors. Every member of the Junior
class, but one, who is sick, was present
including their teacher, Miss Lord and
the principal of the High School, Miss
Don't fail to visit this great sale when in Hobart
Saturday. Specials every day.
On WidnetHay occurred the 13th wed-
ding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. W. D.
Walton, nnd a number of their friends
planned a surprise upon them. They
congregated at the Hazlewood home and
then went in a body to the Walton resi- Spokanei WBHh>i Feb. 23. - Miners
dence, where the evening was pleasantly with (l fuU equipment of dredges, hy-
spent and at the close delicioun lini- draulic sianfcs and other apparatus ara
cheon, that had been prepared by the preparations to work over the
placer ground in the" Pierce City dis-
trict in northern Idaho, where, accord-
ing to I, D. Cleek, an operator, who baa
come to Spokane from that camp, mora
than 1100,000 in gold was cleaned up by
one boat, two hydra'ulic plants and sev-
eral sni'iiler operations during the sea-
son of 1909. Cleek said it is estimated
that l ho output of yellow metal will be
doubled if not trebled the coming sea-
son, beginning early in May, adding:
"Many of the operations last season
were in ground that had twice responded
to the efforts of tbe early miners. Pierce
and his associates found wealth in the
dirt in 1859 and tbe succeeding year and
after they left the ground was success-
fully worked by Chinese miners, most
of whom returned as rich men to China,
"One of the companies to begin opera-
tion in the Pierce camp this year baa
ISO acres of creek bottom land, and en-
gineers say there is not .less than eight
feet of wash between the grasB roots
and bedrock. The concern has equip-
ment to handle 500 cubic yards of earth
every 24 hours. The cost of recovery
should not exceed eight cents a yard
this year, while the yield of gold ranges
from 10 to 50 cents, so there wilLbe a
"The area of the Pierce district is
about 20 miles square, so there is room
for hundreds of operators. The district
is one of the richest in the state of
Idaho, which is notei for its mineral
wealth, and we believe that the beat
finds are yet to be made. The Piorca
camp is orderly and the men are well
the afternoon was on "Tithing," led by
Mrs. A. W. Hall. Mrs. Rippey read a
very well prepared paper on "Duty of
Tithing," and Mrs. Charlie Winn gave a
complete account of the Vashti Indus-
trial Home for girls. Both subjects
were followed by a general discussion
by those present. Next meeting will be
at the church. Lndies present: Mes-
damesR. S. Winn, Charlie Winn, Er-
win, Elmick, Erdwurm, Tuttle, Hooten,
Hall, McDowell, Rippey and Suttle.
Miss Iva Jones entertained a few of
her friends at her home on west Fourth
street, Friday eveninB, with tbe ever
popular game, 500, in honor of Miss
Hicks, of Maquoketa, Iowa, who is visit-
ing here. After the close of the games
dainty refreshments were served.
The ^amparika club met with Mrs.
Terry on Monday afternoon. Pres. Mrs.
Mahaffie presiding. The responses to
roll call were curr-nt events. Miss Lane
Mrs. Kalston and Mrs. Copeland each
gave papers on the early history of Hol-
land. Mrs. Mahaffie led the le-son in
the magazine. Mrs. Beale gave a read
ing. Mis. Sherburne was elected to the
membership of the club. The next
meeting will be "Civics Day" and Mra.
Bennett will be hostess instead of Mrs.
ELKS DANCE, A SOCIAL EVENT
The d«nce given at the Elks club
rooms, Monday night, in honor of the
visiting bankers and their ladies was
one of the sooial events of the season,
and scores of out of town couples at-
tended, in addition to many from the
The dance held until a late hour and
SUNDAY SCHOOL GLASS ENTERTAINED
The girls of Mrs. Kinney's class of the
Presbyterian Sunday school entertained
Mesdnmes Dill's, Willingham's and De-
Lesdemier's classes Friday night, at the
homo of Miss Marion Bretch, corner of
Randellette and Second streets.
About twenty attended and wore ser-
ed with a light course of refreshments
at the close of tho evening's entertain-
Leonard Barker entertained a number
of his young friends very pleasantly on
Monday evening, with a Washington
The hours were spent in games and in
the dining room which was appropriate-
ly decorated with the national colors, a
dainty two course luncheon was served
by Mrs. Barker, the colors still predomi-
nating. The favors were tiny hatchets.
Those present were Misses Nettie and
Jessie Kowland, Erma Fenstemaker,
Hazel Turner, Jennie Kelsay, Lela Saut-
bine, Marguerite Knowles, Lucile Erd-
wurm, Lucy Fenn, Marion Bretch, Mar-
ion Rhorer, Clara Brown, Dorothy Rals-
ton, Elizabeth Taylor, Bonnie Fitzgerald
and Irene Cloud of Mountain View, and
Messrs. Hobart and McKinley Madans,
Dewey Hichards, Kenneth Withers,
Angus Ralston, James Tuttle, Wm.
Taylor, Earl Grimes. Oliver Turnhull,
Dill Wolflngerv Forest Turner, Charlie
Caudill, Lynden Sautbine, Bland Hard-
ing and Wallace Traylor.
H. Hemsworth, a Western Union line-
man, of Oklahoma City, had his hands
severely frozen Wednesday morning,
while repairing the splf winding clock,
on the corner of Main and Fourth
A Good Farm for Sale or Trade.
80 acres broke, good well, orchard,
fenced and cross-fenced, storm bouse,
2-room house, 16 miles southeast of
Mountain View. Price, $20 per acre.
was a most thoroughly enjoyable affair. Call at O. K. Transfer Barn.
CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION
An examination for clerk and carrier
will be held at the post-office in this city
on March 5, 1910.
Age limits, 18 to 45 years, on the data
of the examination.
Married women will not be admitted
to the examination. Unmarried women
will be admitted to tbe examination, but
are eligible for appointment only as
Applicants must be physically sound,
and male applicants must be not less
than 5 feet 4 inches in height without
boots or shoes, and weigh aot less thaa
125 pounds without overcoat or hat.
For application blanks and for full in-
formation relative to the examination,
qualifications, duties, salaries, vacations,
promotions, etc., address immediately
Rudolph C. Schaefer, Secretary, Board
of Civil Service Examiners, Post-oflioe,
Tho Republican is prepared to do
brief work, in a satisfactory manner,
and deliver the goods when promised.
Get our figures before sending out of
town or going elsewhere. Samples ol
brief work submitted on application.
Old papers for
l-18dawlm Nickle a bundle.
sale at this offioe.
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Benedict, Roy. The Hobart Republican. (Hobart, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 24, 1910, newspaper, February 24, 1910; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc236115/m1/3/: accessed January 20, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.