The Cushing Independent (Cushing, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, May 11, 1917 Page: 3 of 8
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o. B. Wilklns of Oklahoma City J. E. Kennelly spent Sunday wliU
Is in Cushing^today. j family here.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Anderson Mr. aA Mr, Charley Gri«th were
of 987 East Maple, a boy. in Sunday.
O. F. Hlllman returned last night ; Adolph uuJ S;un Fran! "! weut to
from his business trip to Ardmore j Oklahoma City yesterday.
Ovorge Shoup Is In Stillwater to-
day transacting bn*ic *--
Mr. and Mr-* J. C. 1). Juru i' ot1
Lipley were Utro today.
Mr. Hal of the FhoenLv refinery
Co. of Tulsa, is here today on bunl-
Mrs. Laveda Hraxton Is hor« frctu j
Ripley visiting her •daughter Mr*.
A party of married people spent
j last evening very onjoyabliy at Dun-
i lclns. Lake.
C. C. Walters went to Oklahoma j ltale Hi Uof Kanea* City, visited
— A k.««l .1 -LI f ni..r, .< .. 1' A l] t A 'j V
City this afternoon to transact busi
n«s o few days.
E. H. Newham left this morning
for a trip to Hominy, Cleveland ana
.'ihor Oklahoma towns.
Cushing friends yesterday.
Mrt? Ferry is very low at her home
n«st of the Inland refinery.
Herman Arky is in Oklahoma City
! on a few days business trip.
Fred Kirtley and family went to j ~ ~"
Edmond this aftoruoon for a weeks U. n. Jenkins o Wichita is regis-
vlsH with Kdmond friends. i tered at the Thompson hotel.
W. II. Tpipett of the Creek Gas Co.
returned today from a months visit ,
with relatives and friends at his old
home in Louisville. Ky.
H. Kalagny of l'rague is transact-
ing business in Cushing today.
| Cotton rugs are best for bathrooms
have them ol' white und a color to
j match the tile paper.
! Carpet tacks aud hot soap suds are
I effective in cleaning fruit jars and
boUten. Cuv«-r the vessel tightly Hnd
j shake well.
Wher. iu.u hlniug hard uaterUlk. j
buc.h as cerpe or holland, oil the'
thread. This will prevent It constant-
Old i:i«audesenut mantels make
a sple-udid polish for tiilverware.
( rush a little on a soft dnstq rand mb
on the tih-er
George Slawson of the Ilellis Fur-
niture Co., is transacting business in
II. O. Watrous the Jeweler, has in-
stalled a new safe In his place of
business on Broadway.
Alum, nr common salt, ■dissolved in
bolting water and pocfred Into cracks
and crevices forms a sort of cement,
klMs vcrtnin and preserves the wood.
Mr. and Mr-t. Willington Knight
v ho lives west of Ripley wv : • in
Cushing today on business..
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Hlllyard were
iu town from Ripley today on their
way to Drumright lo visit J. E. Arn-
old and family.
F. L. Griffith went to Oklahoma
City this afternoon on business.
John Mallernea is the new delivery
bov at the Bellis Furniture Co
Mrs. W. R. Bridwell and daughter
iu law, Mrs. Q. V. Bridwell of Kip-
ley were shopping in Cushing oday.
W. H. Bowdlear of the Bellis Fur-
niture Co- Is In Oklahoma City this
week attending a meeting of the State
W. C. Rice, George Dungan and 1/. J
D. Wheeler and wives returned yes- j
terday from Oklahoma City with |
three Mitchell car3 and intend to es- j
tablish an agency here.
Before building that Modem Bun-
galow or fine home, see C. S. Brig-1
TELEPHONE OFFICE MOVES
To prevent moths from invading
drawers unci, boxes where woolens are
stored, sprinkle a little turpeutino in
the drawers or boxes every three or
A scrap basket in every room saves
many steps. It is not nearly so hard
to make the rounds und empty every
basket a? it is to walk about trying
to And a place to discard waste.
To clean zinc dip a piece of flannel
in parnfine and with it well rub the
zine., which should thon bo washed
with hot water and soap to removo
the smell of the oil and polished with
a dry cloth.
LEAVE ARRANGEMENTS TO US.
To those requi ing our services we suggest that you
leave all arrangements to us. Our experience and
modern equipment makes it possible for us to attend
every detail promptly and considerate)/.
WE ARE LICENSED E MBALMERS.
Always ready to respond to calls for this service.
THE KELLIS COMPANY.
188 MGI1T I'HONES III
Mra. Grover Wedelin, who has been j
confined to the Cushing hospital for j
several weeks, was removed this af-
ternooD to the home of her brother-
in-law Carl Wedelin in the northwest
part of town.
Miss Floyd Waller, who has been
attending school at Guthrie, return-
ed home tcday. Her eyes have been
causing her some trouble and she
oame home to have Dr. Stewart to fit
her with glasses.
Haskell Downs of Tulsa formerly
a Cushing oil man, was here greeting
old friends Sunday.
Drs. Stephens and Starr of Drum-
right wero circulating among Cush-
ing people Saturday.
Santa Fo Policeman, R. R. Moore,
arrested three Mexican tramps last
night. They were* taken before Mayor
Ryberg this morning who assessed the
usual line which they paid and went
their way rejoicing.
Estimates and plans furnished on
all those latest "built; in" features.
Let me figure with you on'four mod-
ern home. Phone 331, residence 622
East Oak. Shop on North Harrison
opposite Shoup's Garage. 4 5-tf
The Shoup Oarage has just receiv-
ed a car of New Overlands. which
they are offering for sale.
A Drumright wedding party spent
their honeymoon in Cushing Saturday
We did not. learn the names.
j Attorney Andrew Little returned
Saturday even'.ng from Still watfer
! where he attended district court last
J. L. McFeaters and family left at
noon today for an automobile trip
through Western Oklahoma and Cen-
H. J. Brant and C. C. Cummiugs of
the Yarhola piple line company, have
been in Tulsa on business for a cou-
ple of days.
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Clark and J. A.
S. Wright of teh Hillman Reflnery
Co . spent Sunday in Quay visiting
Mr. Clark's brother. The day was
spent in fishing and looking over the
Quay oil fields. But we never publish
G. A. Berry, who was hurt last
week in the automobile at the Euchee
orei k bridge, was brought to his home
a few days, and today was removed
to the Cushing hospital..
J. A. Gardelle, tank superintendent
for the International Refinery is here
looking after the tanks. He will prob-
ably remain for a couple of weeks.
O. E. McClain, representative of
the Pioneer Telephone Co., is here
from Oklahoma City .this wpek as-
sisting in moving the central station.
Ferdinand Doepel of Ponca City
j spent yesterday as the gue3t of his
| sister, Miss Frances Dpefol of Arky'a
The Cushing telephone office has I
been removed to the second floor ol j
the First National Bank building. The
system has been changed from the
magneto to the common battery sys-j
tem. The batteries are all used in the ,
office and not with individual tele- j
phone-. In teh ne ,v sptem there are)
no bells all you have to do is to take j
down the receiver. There ar$ twenty |
two operators at work on the board
and it is the intention of the man-
agement to make the already good
service second to none.
There are fourteen men at work
changing the telephonies and they ex-
pect this work completed today.
Miss Rivers Julian, the manager,
! is a thoroughly competent young lady
I who understands her business and de
votes her time, talent and energy to
! ber efforts to give the people of Cush
ing the best possible wJie nit comes to
telephone service and aided by her
faithful assistants there is very little
complaint in regard to service.
The second room is being fitted up
for a rest room and will be ornament
ed - with pictures and many other
things which the young ladies can
think of and there will be lounges,;
chairs and tables and other things j
which add to beauty and comfort. The I
operators aTe all at work in the back I
room, 22|n number, and every single |
individual is very painstakiiig and |
careful to please both the public and i
her employer. The present system is
strictly up to date and we- may ex-1
pect first clas stelephone service from
the Cushing office.
VVlion drawing thread for hemstit-
ching wet a Hiuall brush, rub it over
a cake of soap until a lather is uro-
duced, then scrub the threads which
you wish to draw. They will pull
easily without breaking.
Daut's waste your time loekiag her© a art there for what you want
when la aoeti of Harness, Saddles ar Ilerae Furnishings.
('•me here in the i"«t plac* who re van wll' £a>! it.
MADE IN CUSHfNtt.
ELECTRIC SHOE SHOP IN CONNECTION.
EI.ECTRIC SHOE SHOl' IX CONNECTION
TO UK MURK, Bl-V AT
JIM, THE HARNESS MAKER
Wealthy men in the east have pur-
chased the house known as "Shadow
Lawn" and will present it to the gov-
ernment as the summer home of the
.Manager Jim Hawley and Assistant
Manager "owman of the Long Bell
Lumber Co. at Drumright, were enter
tained at a six o'clock dinner last
evening at the home of Manager H.
E. Ciewell and family. A pleasant af-
ternoon and evening was spent.
An editor who started twenty years
ago with only 55 cents is now worth
$10,000. His accumulation of wealth
i sdne to economy, good habits, strict
attention to business, absolute hon-
esty and to the fact that an uncle
died and left him $9,999.—Cribbed.
George Hicox of the Pittsburg
Plate Glass Co. made hi3 usual
monthly trip to Cushing today. He is
an old friend of Mr. and Mrs. C. L.
Boehm. of 809 Eafet Maple.
Walter (Jlarc of Pauls Valley is
the new Wells Fargo agent here, hav-
ing succeeded W. WT. Braun, who
goes to Bartlesville. Mr. Clore is a
brother-in-law of Charley Grlfitb.
TO THE FIRST GUN
Speak silent, patient gun!
And let they mighty voice
Proclaim the deed I^done—
Made in the nobler choice;
To every waiting people rnn
And bid the world rejoice.
W. H. Stewart, wife and daughter
we bore from Butler county, Pa., and
have been visiting their brother-in-
law-, Lafe Kelly and family. Mr.
Stewart is very much pleased with
the appearance of Cushing and may
decide to locate here. He has gone to
Agra to look after some property In-
terests which he han there.
J. L. Cullison has accepted a posi-
tion as chemist at the Inland Refin-
ery, Cullison is a fine boy ami under-
stands his part of the Refining busi-
Mrs. J. M. Draper and daughor,
Miss Helen of Oklahoma City are
spending a day or so with W. C. Rice
and wife. Mrs. Draper is Mr. Rices'
R. L. Schagg roturned yesterday
from McAlister where he has been at-
tending a meeting of the Mas« ic
fraternity. Mr. Schaggs 1^ connocted
with the Yarhola Pipe Line Company
Dr. BenJ. Davis went to Lawton
today to attend a three day session
of the Oklahoma Medloal association
Ua will also viait Frot Bill and Medi-
ate* Park while in that locality. Dr.
Davis bM been paying very cloao at-
tention to his practice and feats that
h« needs a abort n*L He wilt return
tAa aXtar fart <
C. F. Rogers an dfamlly moved
thel rgoods to Stillwater today. Mr.
Rogere has been teaching in the dis-
trict adjoining town on the north-
California reports the sale of a box
of cherries for |18S. The frait oa*
in that state mnst, therefore, be al-
most an good as that raised hi Okla
Toil them our heaving heart
Has found its smiting hand.
That craves to be a part
Of the divine command
Speak, prove us more than ease or
And vindicate the land.
Thine shall the glory be
To mark the sacred hour
That testifies the free
Will neither cringe nor cower
God give they voice divinity,
That Right be armed with Power.
Thou are not lifeless steel
With but a number given.
But messenger of weal.
Hot with the wrath of Heaven.
Go earn the right to Honors' seal
To have for Honor striven.
Lead us in holy Ire
The path our fathers trod;
The music of thy fire
Shall thrill them through the sod,
The smoke of all they righteous choir
Is incense unto Qod.
And when long peace is found
And thou hast earned thy reat.
And in they oave of sound
The sparrow builds her nest.
By liberty ahalt thou be crowned
Of all they comrades, best,
New York Times
When tableo.lothos are beginning
to get shabby in tho middle or at the
folds a few Inches cut off at one end
and < no side will sompletoly alter
the place of all fold.* and will give
the cloth a new lease of life.
Black kid gloves that have bocoine
worn and white at tho fingers may
be made to look almost as good as
new by using a few drops of sweet
oil an dblack ink (equal parts., well
mixed and applied with camel's hair
Ammonia is excellent for cleaning
hair brushes. Use abont two table-
spoonfuls of ammonia and enough
water to cover the bristles, but not
the back. Shake it thoroughly whilo
It is in tho water to loosen tho dirt.
Dry ti well before using.
New cotton ofton causes needles to
break because of its exceeding harsh-*
ness. This difficulty may be overcome
by rubbing along the part to be sewn
with a drp piece of soap. The plan
answers equally well whether the
work be done by hand or machin
Dont' hang skirts wron.<r «'d • 1
when putting t.hem away. T*iey ;
bound to crease, and v.':' ' = < •■< n
(so a professional dre-• tm"t-er s-
whatever dust h. - ■ '•■''•■ctp-! In*
the lining and clIn «• •• of your
brushing is bourn! to ; f 'i'wni£h to
the right side and stick.
To clean iv • ■ i ■ ■ , ■ *s bru sh
them with ti tooth ) w>.ic''
should not be very now. rubbed with
soap. Rinse in luke wirtn water and
dry thoroughly. Then brush the orna-
ments again until the lu^trn appears;
it will be increased if a little alcohol
be poured on the brush. If the Ivory
is very ye flow set it in the sun to
106 North Harrison Ave.
Cos Ih ilamg
COTTON $100 PER BALE
CUSHING COTTON COMPANY will contract
for October or November delivery, to pay $100 for
500 pound bale middling cottort, feed included.
Farmers that plant Kaffir corn instead of cotton
this year will be sorry. For further particulars see
J. H. BELLIS
OI>l> PKJjfiOWN TO
MKKT AT GUTHRIE
Guthrie, May 5 -Nearly four hun-
dred delegates and visitors are ex-
pected to attend the departmental
council and grand encampment of the
Independent Order of Odd Fellows
which wiU convene here May 14 for
a few days 'session.
The deparemental council will be
gin its session Monday morning. That
afternoon the patriarch militant de-
gree will be conferred on candidates
from over the state. Monday night
the decoration of chivalry, bestowed
exclusively on women, will be conferr-
Tuesday, May 15. the grand encamp
ment will begin its session, continu-
ing until Wedneeday night. This be-
ing the representative body of Okla-
homa Odd Fellowship, it will per-
form all the legilative functions for
the subordinate encampments ore*
the state. Tuesday afternoon, the pa-
triarchal and golden rule degTee will
bo conferred. Work In the royal pur-
ple decree will follow that night.
die chic/tens out
IF YOU DON'T WANT THE CHICKENS TO PLAY
OLD SCRATCH" WITH YOUR GARDEN, BUY
SOME OF OUR WIRE AND JFENCE THE GARDEN,
BUT SAVE YOU WORRY AND WORK.
LET US FIGURE WITH YOU FOR ALL THE
FENCE WIRE YOU NEED.
WE ARE THE LIVE WIRES FOR GARDEN TOOLS
AND ALL KINDS OF HARDWARE.
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Roff, Charles H. The Cushing Independent (Cushing, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, May 11, 1917, newspaper, May 11, 1917; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc276491/m1/3/: accessed November 12, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.