The Guymon Herald. (Guymon, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 17, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 1, 1915 Page: 1 of 8
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GUYMON, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JULY 1, 1915.
l a*s the l'ie. Please
County Superintendent-elect Rath-
bun became imbued with the idea—
nobody knows when—that his term
of office should begin on the first
day of the month instead of on the
first Monday in July, as provided by
the Oklahoma statutes, and came to
Guymon from Goodwell last Satur-
day for the purpose of arranging for
bond and making the other neces-
sary arrangements to shoulder the
stupendous responsibility attached to
serving the "pee-pul," and also, and
above all, to begin pulling down the
pre-requlsite. The first of the month
fell on Thursday, and the commis-
sioners do not meet until the first
.Monday of each monfh. Four days'
salary looked good to the professor,
evidently, as he insisted and pre-
vailed upon County Clerk Grimm
posting the necessary notices and is-
suing a call for a special meeting of
the commissioners in order that he
might be furnished the necessary
credentials to start the said kale
seed rolling Rathbunward. Miss
Lynch had not been spoken to about
the matter, and when Dale, Bratton
and other officials pointed out the
error to Mr. Grimm the matter,
with profuse apologies, fell with
dull, sickening thud. The anxiety of
the professor to get to the pie coun-
ter was amusing to everyone familiar
with the incident, and especially to
some of his democratic colleagues.
When You Visit Guymon on
July 5 Don't Fail to Call on the
LATHAM DRY GOODS COMPANY
More Cleaning Needed
Before the day set for our big cele-
bration arrives, July r>, everyone
should see that the rubbish ts
hauled away from the back lots, the
weeds cut and the place cleaned up
generally. It will decrease the pos-
sibility of a fire, will Increase the
general appearance of the town, and
visitors will be better pleased and
enjoy the day more fully If a little
work Is done along the cleaning up
line. Don't wait for a concerted ac-
tion, but let every fellow get out
and attend to his own dooryard, or
have it done, before the big day ar-
JIT We cordially invite you to come in and visit at our store while attending
Til the big celebration. You will find a royal welcome, and we will try in
every way to make your visit interesting. We have anything you need in
Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps
Gents' Furnishings, Millinery Goods, Etc.
iT Val"s PALM BEACH SUITS Celebration
A Had Mud Hole
Out on the road leading south
from Guymon, near the Frank Couch
farm, about one mile from town, Is
perhaps the worst mudhole In Texas
county. It reaches across the entire
width of the lane, and pulling
through it is beyond the possibility
of a Ford, while a man with a loaded
wagon, no matter how good and true
the team, has no chance at all. Nat-
urally, the travel turns into the field
alongside, which is very annoying to
Mr. Couch, who does not like to aee
the results of his efforts at farming
cut, slashed and mashed Into king-
dom come. Mr. Couch threatens to
prosecute offenders, but as people
must come and people must go up
and down that road, the Herald
would suggest that the township
Excellent Line of Ladies' Wash Dresses,
New Line Queen Quality Pumps, ....
. . $1.25
$2.50 to $5.00
f]T We have the Clothing you need for the Harvest Times—Gloves, Jumpers,
*11 Overalls, Etc. Come in and see. We are making good prices on every-
thing in our line and again especially invite you to do your Celebration shop-
ping at our store.
Latham Dry Goods Company
A GOOD PLACE TO TRADE
llut IM>n't Give 1'p Too Sooi*
You'll find this life is full of strife,
but don't give up too Boon. You'll
get some blows upon your nose, but
don't give up too soon. Whatever
work you do begin, don't try to fol-
low paths of sin; make up your mind
that you will win. and don't give up
too soon. The clouds will come to
hide the sun. but don't give up too
soon. They'll -sodn pass by and leave
the sky, so don't give up too soon.
The harvest time will soon roll
round, and happy days will then be
found, for no one, then, can keep
you down, so don't give up too soon.
board and road overseers get busy
at once and fix that mudhole. Imme-
diate action will save a world of
trouble and expense in this matter.
Do it now.
Ituna way Accident
Sunday afternoon while driving a
spirited horse near the home of M.
R. Rose a line broke and the buggy
was upset, throwing the occupants,
Fay Ratliff and Miss Nola Splvey,
to the ground. Mr. Ratliff escaped
with slight bruises, while we learn
that Miss Splvey was less fortunate,
suffering a dislocation of the left
shoulder joint together with a num-
ber of minor Injuries. Miss Splvey
was taken to the home of Mr. Phi 1-
llppe, where she received the neces-
sary surgical attention. At last ac-
counts she was doing nicely.
He was not the kind of a father that you read about in books;
He wasn't long on language, and he wasn't strong on looks;
He was not the sort of father that you hear about in plays;
He was just a human father with a human father's ways.
No, he never balked at working, but when he was through It
Right down to the grass was father, with the children, doing
All of us would pile upon him, and he'd welcome all the pack.
But I'm wondering after play time did we stay there—on his
Wasn't strong on dissipation; said his "gambol on the green"
Was to fill the platter faster than the kids could lick it clean.
And the next best game he knew of was an equal one to beat.
It was keeping leather covers up to the supply of feet.
Always on the Job was father, plugging steady-like and strong.
Never making any noise, but helping all his little world along.
And to think—Lord, ain't It funny you can see things years
And yet never knew you've seen them till your eyes are blind
Quit his job one day and left us. smiling as he went away.
Eulogy seems all so foolish. What can anybody say?
Seemed like even in his leaving h>- was saving some one bother.
For the one word on the granite which lies over him Is
—Edmund Vance Cooke.
Too many people are careless about dressing
even slight wounds. Use our antiseptics and dress-
ings and you'll be sure to have no fatal blood
When we furnish your medicines and drug store
things you know that you get the best.
Frank D. Hood Drug Co.
Hand Concert This Evening
The band boys have been doing
good work of late, under the direc-
tion of Professor Cousins, and are
rapidly getting In shape to furnish
Guymon some excellent music dur-
ing the remainder of the summer.
The band will render a concert this
(Thursday) evening beginning at
8:30 on Main street. The boys are
endeavoring to get all the uniforms
back to the band room and would
like for anyone who knows where
VisltH His Alma Mater
John L. Gleason, one of Guymon's
leading legal lights, returned Thurs-
day from Madison, Wisconsin, after
an absence of ten days. At a ban-
quet given the class of fifty-four law
student graduates in 1905 at the
University of Wisconsin It was agreed
that each would endeavor to visit
his alma mater ten years hence, con-
sequently Mr. Gleason had looked
forward to this visit with much
pleasure. He was not disappointed.
Accident to Engineer
Wednesday evening about dark
John E. Hoiralund of Dalhart, Texas,
engineer on east bound local freight,
was seriously Injured about the head
while working near the depot. While
uncoupling the air hose the air pres-
sure threw one end of the hose
against Mr. Holmlund's nose with
such force as to fracture the bones
of the nose. Outside of pain and
shock no serious apprehension was
felt, but the bleeding became so pro-
fuse and constant that surgical at-
tention was sought. It was only
after repeated efforts and the most
drastic procedure that the bleeding
was finally checked. Mr. Holmlund
j was taken to Dalhart on No. 3
| Wednesday night. We learn that the
j hemorrhage recurred the following
day* and that Mr. Holmlund Is in a
E. It. Mc.Mahan m Benedict
The Isolation that goes with being
j fifty miles from a railroad and at
| least that many miles from the
j "movies" and other "high-class" en-
I tertainment Is an Ideal place for a
! student and affords the proper set-
ting for a first-class law school, as
| was proven by E. B. Mc.Vlahan or
I Boise City last week. Mr. Mc.Mahan
is the court clerk of Cimarron coun-
| ty at present and previous to his
I present term served the people for
four years as county clerk, which
fact strongly indicates that he Is of
the right material, for he was elected
! to these offices on the republican
tbket in a strong democratic county.
Mr. Mc.Mahan went to Oklahoma
City some ten days ago, where he
tutlon of learning were In attend-
ance. Mr. Gleason reports that crop
conditions were very favorable in
that section of Wisconsin which he
i visited. On his return he bumped
Into the big street railway strike in
Chicago and says it required almost ,ook the #tate l,ar examination
an hour to get from the Northwest- I in« hi*heBt in a class of seventy,
ern depot to that of the Rock Island And that> to°- when he was en rout#
lines, so congested were the streets ! to the matrimonial altar. No tell-
with traffic and pedestrians and mea-1lng ^ow far ah®ad
ger the transportation facilities due
to the strike.
mau he would have soared had not
this other matter been dividing his
attention. After learning his fate at
the bar he proceeded on his way to
Medford, and on Saturday. June 19.
was married to Miss Ova Carr. Mrs.
Mc.Mahan has been a resident of the
Tyrone Case Goes Over
The case of H. L Huber vs. Board
of County Commissioners, involving
the question of the legality of the
Incorporation of the town of Tyrone, ] same county for several years and
was Bet for hearing on the 29th be- the primary teacher In Boise City
tore the district court. The appel-
lant, Huber, having filed a request to
disqualify Judge Crow in the case,
for the paBt two years. She has a
charming personality and haa en-
deared herself to all who became ac-
the request was by the court sus- qualnted with her. They visited a
tained. and up to the time of going I few days in Guymon this week with
to press the parties had not agreed
upon a special judge to try the case,
so it will probably go over until next
term of court. Attorney Hughes and
Gleason & Breslin represent Huber;
Harris & Breslin and Grinstead rep-
resent the town of Tyrone.
relatives and friends and from here
went direct to their home In Boiser
City, which the groom had previously
prepared for their occupancy. The
Herald joins their many friends la
extending congratulations and wish-
ing them much joy and happiness.
one of the uniforms may be found i for all aud more than he had antlcl
We Give You
What You Ask For.
Hear the Latest
to notify J. J. Jones at once.
Sings In Rochester
From the Rochester (Minnesota)
Dally Bulletin of June 21 we clip
the following item, which vlll In-
terest the many friends of Miss Mary
Nichols; "Miss Mary Nichols of
Guymon, Oklahoma, one of Madame
Groft Bryant's promising dramatic
sopranos, sang Sunday morning at
the Unlvesallst church,- "O God Be
Merciful." Miss Nichols has a dra-
matic voice of wonderful power and
beauty. Her high notes are beauti-
ful and easily taken and her enunci-
ation is perfect. She is studying at
present at Lombard College, Galee-
burg, Illinois." Miss Mary under-
went an operation at the Mayo Insti-
tute in Rochester on Thursday.
pated was fully realized. Nineteen
of the class were present to exchange
greetings, enjoy the association with
their former college chums and lis-
ten to the experiences of the Inter-
vening ten years as related by each.
Another feature of this important
event was the Beml-centennial of the
class of '6.*. Fifty long years had
slipped away since the pride of the
University of Wisconsin had sep-
arated and drifted out into the world
to seek their fortune, resolving to
return at the end of half a century.
But alas! only two of this class were
present to enjoy the festivltlerf of
this honored occasion. AIbo the class
of 1910 of the various branches of
the school held Its fifth annual, and
Mr. Gleason estimates that in all 500
former graduates of this grand Instl-
fTT The big day will be celebrated in Guymon on
^j] the 5th. Make our store your Headquarters.
You are welcome.
A day of fun for the children. Help them enjoy the day by
giving them fireworks. We have a large assortment of fireworks
and invite you to come early to select. We have the following:
Sky Rockets IO«. 15c, 2.V, 85c
Roman Candles 5c, lOc, 15c, 20c
Fire Crackers, per bunch 5c
Yellow Husters ....... .. :i for 5c
Torpedoes, per box 5c
Cap Pistols 5c, 10c, 15c
Sparklers, per package ....10c
Special Home Boxes of Fireworks OOc to 91.30
Get one of these before they are all gone.
Real 4th of July Balloons and Parachutes 50c to 91.09
Come early and get a good ^ele^loD.
Wanser & Hamilton
THE REXALL STORE
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