The Hollis Post-Herald. (Hollis, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 29, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 27, 1919 Page: 1 of 8
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°Ma Historical Soefetv
The Hollis Post-Herald.
HOLLIS, HARMON COUNTY, OKLA. THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 1919
PRICE $1.50 IN ADVANCE.
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Vol. W No.
20 People Minstrel at LaGrande Theatrre, Thursday night, April 3 20
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MINERAL WELLS ROAD MEETING
Facts About Guaranteed Deposits
The government records show that the average losses to
depositors in banks in the United States for the last fifty
years have been less than ONE FIFTIETH [1-50] of one
per cent. ., , „i
The Oklahoma State Guarantee Low provides for annual
assessments of ONE FIFTH [1-5] of one per cent, of the
average deposits in the State Banks.
The payments of these ossessmenti is secured by a de-
posit of • ' .
This assessment, then, is more than „en times the
Therefore on well known principles of insurance, desosits
in STATE BANKS are absolutely secure.
No depositor in any guaranteed State „Bank has ever
lost a dollar.
Farmers State Bank
VERNE HOSTUTLER, Pres. G. T. Motley, Vice Pies.
ROB'T. McFALL, Ass't Cashier
DIRECTORS: G. T. Motley, W. G. Lee, Verne Hostutleit
(By Raymond Barry)
"lis the 10th of November
and we stand on the shore at
mest,| l' ranee, and look outover
tne i*ay £
We are now on the boat tnat
is to take us out to the large
ship. We watt impaitentiy.
The sailor throws the anchor
out, cur tug moves, we are on
our way. r'arewell to the conti
nent lorever. The liutenant
makes his annoucement—the uuie.
ames are to be called of the ones Could we trust our
who are to take the first ship.' could our appetites.
bunks or hammocks. Chow is
announced. All you men with
eood i'eet *can go for your mess, it is adimculty matter to
th* navy scigeant ^a\je We turn tne clock back live years,
look at each other and "I say| especially if within those five
whoa" it's well and good while! years the world has had a cen-
we are in harbor but we saw our! tury's experience of terror and
selves climbing thes stair ways wrong and suflering and pain.
Yet if we strive to recall the
conditions five years ago we see
he nations of Europe suspicions
oil each other, with fear of a<i-
and hatchways on a rough sea.
Now we are in line for supper.
One must know exactly what
round^ thro France and what we gression and dread of loss, and
had endured on the drives to apjthe United States .ying isolated
predate our feelings at this,across the sea, buying and sell-
time There are pineapples, j ing, reaping and sewing, to its
eves?—we! own interests alone.
The sailor Through disaster and suffering
"whoYre to take the tat ah*. couldpineal the^ tatatai of the
Each name is repeated, over the! in front of: m<e ref is P . pp> \ has come into existence.
boat for those wno are not near}and I nearly afterl|"No man Iiveth to himself
enough to hear. The lieuie give me two 1 exclaimed aU^|alone„ and neither ^ any na.
stands at the front megaphone had recovered, shoving my mess worid, from this composed of Maurice O. El-
inhand yelling instructios to kit forward. To my surprise he rightfully live to itself dridge, United StatesGovern-
the captain, the man at the drops^he two in 'Cod in His tune on, iigm y |ment Engineer, J. W Gwin,
On and all's well with the world , ■ Lea of Nations has1 Highway Engineer, and W. E.
- . "t-1-1 * an, in charge
Mineral Wells, Texas, March
22nd (Special) Ex-Congress-
man T. S. Plowman, President
Bankhead National Highway
Association has called a meet-
ing in Mineral Wells, Texas on
April 17th for the hearing a re-
port* of the Pathfinding Com-
mission that inspected the two
main routes and of her division
routes between Memphis and
ElPaso, Texas, This report will
be presented) at the Annual Meet
ing which convenes on April 18
and 19th for its acceptance, re-
jection or amendment, the Con-
vention being the court of last
resort for putting its stamp of
approval on the route.
The Pathfinding Commission,
composed of Maurice O. El-
I traveling over 3000 miles over
[the various contesting route#
Evangelist J. F. Smith, Field, from Memphis to ElPaso. One
.■* m,TfnralH <i/vf th* main nont.f>sbnff fi
On Friday afternoon March! We wiShto express ourjwre
♦1 m™ W B Kingcade of ciation and thanks to friends in
Altus^received a Sam an-'Hollis, especially the member
• 4-via mnrriaffG of her of the I. O. O, F, and the'County!
daughter, to Mr.1, Attomey -sheriff .and his depu
w r Stout Jr of Wichita Falls ties for theis assistance in con
known injnectton wUh the d«, th ofour to
the younger social circle in Hol-| loved^father, S H Babcock
lis and has been at .Afferent, H«bart^U_
Mr and Mrs F H Babcock
Mr and Mrs H W Babcock
Mr and Mrs G W Babcock
. .Mr and Mrs G W Sharp
Mr and Mrs T M Kirkpatrick
.. Mrs Mattie Siple
BoardJ'. As two bulls a large heavens 1 see tne cupper aim interest.
and a small one we sided up to the north star—those staunch, g -
the larger. All are expectant ets friends of a traveler. On Evanjrehst j f ouuui, «-
_*t last it strikes, and some the shore to the nort,h Editor 0fthe Christian Herald,'-of the main contesting route*
are thrown nearly off their feet, reaching all around are tire roll wiU preach Sunday, was from Uttlfl Rock to Hot
The anchors are quickly made lion stare ofthe city of Brat morning &nd evening at the Springs (kenwood, OeQueen,
firm1 and the gangway laid. As I look I think of the hidden christian chur6h> Every body . Ark. to Broken Bow, Childrew,
Over the deck are the badly mysteries of that city, ot an attend these services. Silverton, Plainview, Texas, Rog
wounded some looking here and cities and people everywhere invited to au . |W(,n. white Mountain Inn. Ala-
• J Walking to the south.
there others vith thv?ir facc to and God.
. c - , s that laughable minstrel' magordo New Mexico to ElPaso,
the sky. Two men grab a side of ship I see what: .seems to, oee ~ - -
times employed in the Hollis;
Dry Goods Co. and the Post;
Office, she has many friendsl
here both old and young whO[
wish her muchhappiness. j
Mr. Stout is a young busi-l
ness man of great ability, being
interested with his father in
various! oil Compaines.
Miss Jones and Mr Stout were
married at Beeville Texa, where
they will make their future
the sky. Two men grab a side of ship 1 play at LaGrande theatre Thurs
stretcher and up the gang plank be lights of anot^ ^eantiful April 3
they go. What if one should city, but these on closer view |
fall? At the thot my aim hurts are seen to be the lights from, Migg Ruby Bradley visited her
and I turn away. Litter after]the various ships, silently float parents down at Burkburnett
litter goes over until now they ing at anchor here and there in gaturday andSunday.
are all safe on the mother ship the harbor. The south wind is jy^gs vonnie Motley visum
..nd I am glad. Next comes the cold; I begin to feel chilly. And| frienc|s over at Headrick Satur-
walldng patients—an odd mix-! just as a thirsty man will notice d and gunday
ture. Here's ona with a burti a well beside the sunbaked road, j ' boro. Atlanta, to Texarkana Tex
arm. The Pved Cross hands hifl* so I now hear the playing of the EarJ Hooks was in Chickaaa a as, on to Hot Springs, Malvern,
as they do each, a box of cigar- [ victrola inside. I linger to few thJs week —- Benton, and Little Rock. There
ette. He cannot carry them all,''drink more of the beauty of the ■ " ' ' —
Texas. The second main route
was from ElPaso, Pecos, Barsfr£
Midland, Big Spring, Colorado,
Sweetwater, Abliene, Ciscor
j Eastman, Ranger, Strawn, Al-
Ibany, Breckenridge, Mineral
visited Wells, Ft. Worth, Dallas, Rock-
wall, Greenville Sulphur Spring*
Mt. Vernon, Mt, Pleasant Wina-
boro, Atlanta, to Texarkana Tex
Little Idena McFadin was op
erated on Sunday night about |
11 o'clock for ma^tord abses-s
The'httie one had been suffer
ing for some tipie and Sunday
evening it was found necessary
to o-c L Dr McFadin called
Tv- ' rder, of Mangum, who ar
• . ed about 10:30 and the oper
•on was performed. At tihs
writing the little one is doing
Smoote Crosnoe came in Sun
day nisrht from Camp Pike, Ark,| ^■ nt,j
It will be remembered th«.t.J
Smoote was taken sick with, ,
pneumonia soon after he went to
training camp, and was in the
hospital for sixteen months,
He has his discharge
Well, Mr. High Cost of Living
is getting some serious blows
now-a-days. He is beginning to
icel the effect, but the process
will be a slow one, and it will be
some time before he is ready "to
throw up the sponge. . .—
The high prices of the last
absessltwo years have encouraged pro-
duction in this country tremen-
dously.. We have had great
•iops of wheat and corn and
production of beef and pork.
The calls of the Allies have les
sened and the United States gov
niment will require less and
less r.s the army demolizies.
the result will be a gradual fur-
ther lowering of prices.
Just i:ow the factory is keep-
ng them up seems to be the
p.t's guarantee of th
$2.26 for the 1919
wheat crop. Wheat is a stand-
ardizes It keeps up the prices
of the other grains and of feed,
and consequently of beef
so his blankets and other junk, scene. But the wind is biting, j M Coley made a business trip
re handed ovei while he is help, In the morning we shall perhaps to the state capital middle of
ed up and across. Here comes a ! be plowing the sea and shall this week.
man with -only one leg walking have left Brest and Europe for
with crutchees. Nearly over he evermore—still I can never for
Benton. and Little Rock. There
are two division contesting
routes in Oklahoma, four in
Texas and five in Arkansas.
The contest over these two
main routes, as well as the con-
Jesse Haney who has a position j test over the various division
rly over he evermore—still l can never ior j^e Haney who has a position j test over the various division
slips a little but men reached, this evening. One more grand at Loveland, was here this weeki routes, will naturally draw
him from both boats prevent an look now I must go in. Brest,' visiting home folks. . — J large delegations to Mineral
accident. Now that ship's'city, most beautiful, goodnight,
share is aboard, anchors are Europe, land of the blood and!
loosed, and we're on cur way to the fight, goodnight Cod the
the next big floating monster, only hope of the soul. Selah.
for w hich the sergeant is as 'Tis morning now the night
for the first calling the names. I was pleasant but we did not sail.
This ship is reached and board--Once I woke to see I suppose if
——J large delegations to Mineral
I Wells. The basis of represen-
W. A. Bowerman was called to tation is one delegate for each
onowa this wetk to the bedside ten paid members from each
Koriowa .— v
of a brother who is seriously «!•
v«a paid — -----
town, county; or state branch ol
— the Bankhead National High-
See the 20 people minstral at way Association. • "
LaGrande Theatre next Thiir3-, The Bankhead Nationl High-
This ship is reached and board-; Once I woke to see l suppose it LaGrande Theatre next inuis-, -phe Bankhead Nationi nign-
ed as the first, eachf man giving, we were on our way and I pray-: day night way has been officially designat-
es name and being checked otf ed to God to help mature Ameri - e(^ ^y the State and United
as he steps to the bridge. The|Ca shape properly the destiny of - i. —
as he steps to the bridge. The'ca shape properly the destiny of and Some are glad States Government engineers
litter patients were all placed 911 her immorta 1 little boys and ^ noJt tor themselves but and the Association from Wash-
the fisrt ship. The secone ship. girls by remembering the snares to/th/boy.3 in the trenches.' ington through the stat^^oj
load is now complete and I am,of life and the value_of building w ^ talled onto upper deck,'Virginia, North and South
left for the third and\ last ship .early on the life of Christ. I tain m0Unts steps and reads Cai-olina, Georgia, Alabama,
again We are lcosfeed and speed] We are now at breakfast andN ^ the alTCistice terms have Mississippi to Memphis, Tenn,
away. A niu'se comes to me they are serving mush and milk s t. of navy Delegates from these states will
G)d's country —tie U. o. A. Back I go 1 ^ ^ 1 hoping - r r--- - ...
A little after dark now and retary Rountree predicts^
ms nave iyiiB-aiooiiH*
Sgt. of navy Delegates from these states will
we are to sail attend as well as Irom the states
'clock. Here's that are contesting for the route
bjus uvaiinjr —w- — -■— ^ a - , 3 w" vTi hoDine - j fromMemphis to El aso.
Wnen snc sees my sick arm and they put sugar on the mush.j ^ ^ aftef ^ now ^'retary Rountree predicts that
and j my V.ad she takes my pen and; Why vvhentney have so much, ^ ^ on deck The s s George ati east 2000 delegates will be
's it out for me, promising to sugar don t the;■ Washington has just passed and in attendance
"v — After breaktast sailors . u°_ mn„th nfi The United
Rev Stout received a.message y ^ ^
Tiipsdav morning stating tnat;posjtjon cf paying
his brotherc^'h° is a soldier \o wheat when it sells
at Nashville, Tenn, was gentina for not much more than
seriously ill, and left for that half that price
place at once The government must keep
p faith with the farmer. He has
Products, been loyal and willing and has
«t to to tK SmZ? us by! coffee? After breakfaat sailors taTSSh of. The United States^
S-Suntnt We Fhnstmas. One nurse sends a; area«n everywhereIhetoy Now^he ia flaahins.her, Roada
ut in the anomalous thrill by looking so much like up the . • P< , . ^ ' signals from the two lights high;States Senat
- 'rig $2.26 for Frankie so I shoots her a ques- jumpsTm ^ei to staypu^ ^ mast lo8 We smoke on dent, meets on Apn 14th to W;
lis in the Ar- tion. "Are you going to the way. l at perfect ease and wonder if we and also the_ United Stete
uch more than states with us?" No, my work is room this m g
are to follow ' Good Roads Exhibit in c
Se!1!nu,JlhSinlL big"oppor-;planted"wheat at the govern
Established ' Harmon! ment's request. \.~.
tumty to make m y 9 ! tvq courses are suggested,—
County vacant n . his I one that the government should
W. t. Rawleigh Co. Mempn ^ ^ wheat at $2.26 and sen
Tennessee ^ it at the market price. The
went to other suggestion is that the gov-
ernment should pay the farmer
Rev G. H. Stigler
Oklamoma City Monday m com-
pany with hia brother, Rev. n.
^/who was on his way home in
Tennessee, otter a visit here.
Oarus Lindsey has received
his discharge from the tia\/
statea with us?" No.'my work'ia room this morning and honest I at Eoads Exhibit in charge
back and forth on these little was asked again foi the one prom tj.ie shore about fifteen of Director-General Rounti^ee.
boats," she throws. "Well I hope thousandth^ time where were,^ pcwerfu) searchlights are They will be ^held ™
we shall all be in by Christmas , you borne. '.r* 'jrrmorta:1 sendi ng their long streams of with the Bank
tion^"t"?hdont°tknow'' she said (^rn^.'Vild sigKd tm",somStae^aCrae1s thrown Bankhead National Highway
$2.2fi'made me^er^wK sk/1 !Sd the war was over. Some; on to our ship making a stream Association.
Evangelist J. F. Smith, of Ca-
^il v.-as in the city this wee^
and preached at the Christian
church Wednesday mgnt
the difference between $2.2f .made me wonder where sne a ^nu wn« ««« w didn't ceie! of gold across the smoot ^
and ffie price at which he sells,prohibitionist, and when she ad y j- waiting for official! most beautiful for a mile t
his crop. Either way would ded "Last electwn went wet by brate yet i Here and there green roc\ets
give us wheat, and consequently! only 152 votes , I asked^do the n * j j mv pi%te and and red shoot into the air and
flour and bread, at lower, and, women vote in Ohio?" "Not yet Ev^Vherein port far away we hear the yells nt
also safeguard the fanner. The'she added with the accent on the X^^ we ^ Tr^ming and the people of the city. TI .
" "yet' that seemed to say "We 1 ^tl^ were gaming . of spceding Rght go in
ye" rtetr'nuak *f ^oL^tod^kcn! wild cuickne., as if Child re.
his discharge from^ the y would ultimately come out
and will be hometomorro 0 ' 10f the pockets of the tax-payer.
fix that question ^
, "Raymond Barry"
H F Cole of the Looney neigh- geant."Heahoo I
. a. ••• « r.Al/lt(M TOChl ATi
Arthur Hamner, who spent
ten| months over seas and har
recently returned was here thia
week visiting his sister. Mis*
J W Richardson
nioved to Erick In
ed this week and will again
Hollis their homi i
veiled too in
bcrh^"nThe^w3Ses ?o.dier ^nswa.lVtode
, ^ rrienaiy can. — Liberty for me. "oui 0111 All this
turn j T N Cars came in this week as I stepped for ai> ca * an l
^Thr&^rnta"0S!in^^^=on assigned to our
. .1* J
wonder when we
; and away. There
-bo it worn we sail,
fe^r we shall be
ks, w;jting for the
[self of submarines.
- for SALE a pair of black
were playing with the machine draft mares, weigh 1200 or loin*
,-y,>ynd justly so. A wild noc' pounds. 1 4 year old heavy mare
turnal demonstration of a war y t year old haraess work mare.
•. r,rr\ pp-—■]-> the triumph of 1 year old Jersey cow. and
'V thin r for v.hi-h they h:'d so young calf, good milk and but-
lmrr hied r.nd endured—a tri ter cow, for sale cash or t'vr>c.
I should rather
Avait. E verve
;em a3 to i;mph of rieht over wrong,
laii^hin" Continued nert week
1 See me
t once °t She-ifT oflRce.
J. C. Gambill
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