The Mangum Star. (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 1, 1910 Page: 1 of 9
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See Lovett, The Furniture Man, For Furniture, Carpets and Undertaking
MANGUM, GREER COUNTY OKLAHOMA. SEPTEMBER 1, 1910
Minn Nina I>*vl and her
lass are spending t«
MAYBEE PUT UP A
fidson Springs near town.
The Mangum Grappler Lands Big Bill
Edwards of Knoxvills, Two of the
Three Falls Saturday Night
In u contest. In which much ll e
smaller man was victor, delighted Ho-
bart wrestling fans, Saturday night .it
the Hobart Opera House, when Koy
Maybee, the Mangum grappler, weigh-
tug in at 172, won two of three failH
trom Hill Edwards, the Knoxvi'.l"
giant, weighiug -17 pounds.
The first contest was held Friday
night, when Edwards agreed to thro v
Maybee three times within an hour
The Tennesseean could not make good
bis challenge and for Saturday nigl1',
with a side bet, Maybee matched
him for two of three falls, catch a«J
• atch can.
The first fall was secured by Ed-
wards in 27 minutes, with a scissor
hold on Maybee's body. In the sec-
ond Maybe* used strategy and in 9
minutes had the Knoxvllle man sewed
jp in a scissor hold on the head.
In the last and winning fall, botu
men. went in for blood, and for
minutes tussled for the victory. May-
bee, although much the smaller man
Kept his big opponent on the defen-
sive, and finally secured a half Nel-
son, which sent the big man's should-
ers to the mat, and wining him the
Clyde Becker was referee and his
decisions were fair and impartial.
Maybee is a rural mail carrier out
of Jester, Oklahoma, and wrestles a.-,
a side diversion when he can get a
day off, and ever since his meet with,
and defeat of Edwin Collins, of Okla-
homa City, a certain class of mat ar-
tists have been after his scalp, and
this last exhibition was brought about
by thinking Maybee would be an easy
victor for the Tennesseean. Maybos
has never yet met defeat by a man
in his own class, and at the close of
the match Saturday night, offered to
throw any ten men in Kiowa county
in one hour, for a purse of $50 any
day during the county fair next week.
Acting on instructions from Maybee,
the Republican is authorized to issue
a, general challenge to any wrestler in
the state, the Oklahoma City bunui
pounds or less, for gate receipts and
a suitable side bet.—Hobart Repubii
ASSIGNMENT OF CITY TEACHERS.
J. G. Ward, Principal, History.
Mrs. Tilla McIntosh, Matheinatic
Miss Bessie Ward, Latin.
Miss Caroline Gurney, Science and
Grades at High School.
Miss Emma, Thompson, Eighth
Miss Jeffie oYung, Eighth Grade
T. L. Ballinger, Principal, Seventh
Miss Vera McGuffin, Seventh Grade
Miss Kate Gentry, Sixth Grade "B
Miss Mattie Thompson, Sixth Grade
Miss Hattie Reeburgh, Fifth Grade
Miss Kate Terry, Fourth Grade "A."
Miss Gertrude Wade, Fourth Graae
Miss Bertha Terry, Third Grade
Miss Mary Powers, Third Grade "B."
Miss Viola Joplin, Second Grade
Miss Helen Peterman, Second Grade
Miss Florence Gui?ney, Primary,
Miss Nina Davis, Primary, Second
Miss Willie McKinney, Primary,
Miss Elinor McPheters. Domestic
R. W. Hughes, Manual Arts
Mrs. Myrtle Crawford, Principal
First and Second Grades.
Miss Dicy Wilson. Third Grade.
Miss Mary Hamilton, Fourth Grade.
Miss Fay Clark, Principal Third and
Miss Linnie Lockerd. First and Sec-
J. A. May Held. High Scbooi
Lk A. Moore. Central Schoo.
S. F. Stiles, South School
School opens September 12
The city examinations will be held
at the High School building on Sep-
tember 7 and 8.
The school ward lines will remain
a* they have been until further no-
The North School ward includes the
territory north of Kock Island R. It-
The South school ward is bounded
by the lines extending south and east
from the Intersection of Oklanon.a
avenue and at the southwest corner
of the square.
Central school ward includes the
territory not nientiohed in the north
or south wards.
Classes will be organized in grades
one, two. three and four in the North
and South schools.
The superintendent of city schools
will be in his office on the first floor
of the Central school on September
7th, 8th and 9th, to examine and
classify new pupils and pupils who
dropped out of school before the close
of school last June.
The principal of the high school
will be in his office at the High
school building on Friday September
9th, to meet high school students who
were conditioned in any of their work
and those who may have been irregu-
lar in classification.
It is a great advantage to the school
and to the individual students to have
pupils enter at the beginlng of the
Classification cards and book lists
will be given all who are admitted
before or after the opening of school.
The period for the exchange of text
books has expired, but those who
have the adopted books for salec.an
usually find ready purchasers. We
have ample room for the accommoda-
tion of all students.
We will be greatly obliged to ail
patrons who may report to us the
names of any boys and girls who may
not be able to porcure books or
clothes that they may attend schooh
We will also be thankful to receive
the names of any who may be violat-
ing the compulsory attendance la'ws.
Parents and those who may employ
children of school age are amenable
to the laws.
This should be a banner year for
the Mangum schools and if we can
have the co-operation of patrons and
citizens in all of our laudable efforts
our neighbors will be caused to sit up
and take notice.
We are introducing the subjects of
Manual Training and Domestic Econ
omy for grades seven and eight and
the High School
We will have light calisthenlc exer-
cises for the grades, including Bar
Bells, Dumb Bells, Wands and Indian
We expect to organize a debating
club and one or more literary societies
In the high school. We are also plan-
ning to organize a High School or-
chestra and a High School Glee club.
Tennis teams and basket ball teams
will be organized for out door sport.
Later in the season arrangemetns will
be made for a field day meet at which
time the usual sports will receive
Class room work will be the main
factor in determining who will be eli-
gible to the extras, if they may be so
Last but not least we are planning
to secure a donation of ten or fifteen
thousand dollars from the Carnegie
Fund for the purpose of erecting a
The earnest co-operation of all citi-
zens is solicited.
A. W. DUFF, Superintendent.
TUB SPIRIT OF KINDNESS.
Joe H. Eagle
Soothes like a night wind on a bank
of flowers, or like a flute at evening,
fanned by zephyrs over the hills and
peaceful valleys, or like a mother
crooning to her sleepy babe. So man>
hearts are hungry, so many are deso-
late. so many lives are weak and
weary and heavy-laden, that those who
have sunshine and hope and love in
their hearts, may well speak the kir.1
word or do the gentle act that will
touch and bless such dlsconsola^
ones. It may be a rose planted in "
desert place which a spring of tears
may moisten and a zephyr of prayer
may caress into a fullblown flower <n
love and hope and joy and life.
Mr. R. L. Waggoner of Hobart spent
Sunday with Mr and Mrs. Percy Cor
Mr. Broadie Hamilton of Altus was
in the city Sunday.
Mr. Ruben Kellar, who was the
guest of his aunt, Mrs. A. Bass, re-
turned Wednesday to his home in
Miss Pearl BuKdeti returned Satur-
day night from a two weeks' visit in
Miss Belva Young left Tuesday K-v
her home in Ala, after a pleasant visit
in the home of her uncle, Mr. W. D.
Mrs. J. F. Tlnsley of Garland. Tex-
as, is the guest of relatives here.
Rev. W. I' McMickin who has been
a guest in the Mathewson home left
Monday for a short visit with his par-
ents in Memphis, Tennessee, before
returning to Vanderbllt University.
Mrs. I.D. Carlock left Saturday for
Gordon, Texas, to be with her daugh-
te, Mrs. J. K. Orndorf. who is serlous-
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. O'Farrell of
San 'Diego, California, arrived Tues-
day evening and will spend some time
Mrs. Virgil Duncan of Oklahoma
City is visiting Mrs. Will Norman this
son and Mr W. H. Dickey delivered
an address to the ladles An Interest
ing contest and the rendering of a mu-
sical program added greatly to the
pleasure of the occasion. Those tak
ing part were Misses Vonnie and Ruth
Johnson. Florence and Dollie Burden,
Hculah Jacobs, Harriet Reeburg,
Fannie Cunningham and Master Let
Mradshaw This most pleasant even
ing ended with the serving of delight
"CAN'T CCtfe. BACK."
It Is not a great while now until the
November election, and voters should
keep well in mind the importance of
going to the polls and vote, for grand
old democracy. While we will un-
doubtedly win by a good majority yet
we want to swell our majorities to
such an extent that it will be impos-
sible for the G. O. P. to "come back.'
DEATH AT RUSSELL
Parties were in Uut night aud se-
cured from Undertaker Lovett a cas-
ket for Mrs. Susan Boyd, aged 78
years, who died yesterday at her home
near Russell from the effects of par-
alysis. She was related to Dr. Tubbs,
at Russell, and had been 111 for som<
time and hef death was not unexpect
The funeral will take place this at,
ternoon at 2:30 o'clock, and the r«
mains will be interred in the Russ^
Dr. Rufus Holt had as his dinner
guests Sunday, Dr. J. K. Speed of
Sayre and Dr. Campbell.
Mr. and Mrs. Dowelly of Mexico,
Missouri, arrived a few days ago to
make Mangum their home. Mr. Dow-
elly has accepted a position with the
W. F. & N. W. Ry. „
Mr. N. B. Claunch spent Tuesday
Miss Mary Powers returned MomVyf-in Hobart
night from a short visit "with friends
in Hobart, Ixme Wolf and Altus.
Mrs. L. W. Simmons and baby left
Sunday for a short stay in New Mex-
Mrs. Lee Hawkins is home from a
five weeks visit with her parents in
Mr and Mrs. H. T. Kimbell of
Altus, visited Mrs. Kimbell's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Shadden, during
Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Pierce of Eldora-
do, were guests of Dr. and Mrs. Nor-
ton last Friday.
Msis Hazel Lovett of Hobart was
the guest of her cousin, Miss Minnie
Lovett last week.
Misses Kate Powers and Winnie Ja-
cobs are visiting this week in Gould.
Mrs. Frank Mabry has as her guest
Mrs. Patsy Neff and children of Mc-
Miss Jessie Hall returned Sunday
from the Eastern markets and a vis-
it to her home in Oklahoma City.
Miss Sibyl Cole of Altus was the
guest of friends during the fair
Mrs. Virginia I-yle and nephew-
John Waggoman left this morning for
their home in Ft. Worth, after spend
ing the summer with Mrs. Lyle's
daughter, Mts. Fred Switzer.
$100 Reward $100
The readers of this paper will be
pleased to learn that there is at least
one dreaded disease that science has
been able to cure in all its stages, and
that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure U
the only positive cure now known
the medical fraternity. Catarrh being
a constitutional disease, requires
constitutional treatment. Hall's Ca-
tarrh Cure is taken internaly. acting
directly upon the blood and mucous
surfaces of the system, thereby de-
stroying the foundation of the disease
and giving the patient strength by
building up the constitution and ts
I sisting nature In doing its work. The
proprietors h*vo .o *•
' ciratlve powers that they offer On'
I Hundred Dollars for any case th t *
! fails to cure Send for list of test!
Mrs. H. Boam and children left
Tuesday afternoon to visit relatives in
Hobart and attend a family re-union,
will visit for a few days before return-
Mrs. George Willis of Nashville,
Tennessee, will arrive the first of
next week for a visit to her uncle, Mr.
S. P. Holt and family.
Uncle Billie Cock who has been vis-
iting his son, Mr. Arthur Cock, left
Monday for Oklahoma City where he
will vi sitfor a few days before return-
ing to his home in Rodgers, Arkansas.
Mrs. .7. H. Hamilton and daughters,
Mary and Virginia, and Mr. S. P.
Holt and Dr. Rufus Holt and Leslie
Hamilton enjoyed a fishing trip near
Lugert last week. v
Misses Kate and Bertha Terry will
entertain the 42 club next Wednesday
afternoon at their home on North
Last Sunday at the home of Mr.
*nd Mrs. H. Mathewson there was
quite a family re-unicn, there being
present Dr. J. P. Mathewson and
rlRE CHIEF HERE
Victor Stampll chief of the Wichita
Falls fire department was In Mangum
Saturday afternoon visiting his old
friend, J. H. Splegle, and mixing with
the Mangum fire boys.
Mr. Stampll was raised by Mr. anl
Mrs. Splegle, from boyhood, and this
is the first time they have seen hint
for a number of years. Mr. Splegle
took him when he was a small boy and
taught him the bakery business, and
when he was u young man he struck
out for himself, he located at Wichita
Falls. He went to work as a baker,
and worked hard and saved his money
and invested in Wichita Falls real es-
He kept on working hard and invest-
ing bis money, and today it is estimat-
ed that he is worth anywhere from
$50,000 to $76,000. When he started
In there twelve years ago he had ab-
In talking with a Star man Mr.
Splegle says that he never saw •
harder working or more quiet Doy
than was Mr. Stampll. He never
grumbled about the amount of work
that he had to do, but went ahead
and done iL
Mr. Stampll is interested In Bomd
gas wells near Gotebo, and had Just
returned from a trip over there to
see about piping the gas to Hobart.
cks and Jewelry
'If of Watch Repairing
MANGUM, R. F. O. 2
A number of the farmers have ll
gun picking cotton.
Mr. and Mrs. Gus Joplin were Mfd Eyes Tested free
gum visitors Monday. are, Mangum, Okia.
sale Rev. J. M. Maloy began a rev:
al meeting at Gyp Hill No, 1 Sunde
Mr". T. J. Vanlandingham returi^^g^g^^^ggggggi
last week from an extended visit
his odl home In Trenton, Missouri.
B. F. Harris and L. E. PartfL
were la Mangum on business Mondi
Messrs. Ed Smith and John H;
with their families, of Martha, vlsl
at the home of N. I. Burden, Sund
James A. Sawyer and wife of
Lake City, Utah, are visiting at
home of Mr. Sawyer's mother, M
J. W. Fraley.
C. L. Bell was in Mangum on busi-
John Starr and family of near Man-
gum spent Saturday and Sunday at
the- home of L. E. Partaln.
Mrs. Edgar Lewis and Miss Willie
James, both of Gyp Hill No. 1, were
united in marriage at Mangum Thurs-
R. L. Olive left Friday for a visit
with his parents at Carl, Oklahoma.
S. G. Weddle and family were Man-
gum visitors Sunday and Monday.
Mrs. T. O. Lennon is spending the
week in Vinson.
'^ EMPLOYES ATTENTION.
All employes of the Farmers' Cot-
ton Oil Company, Trades's Compress
Company, Wichita Falls & North-
western Railway Company, C. R. I-
& P. Ry. Co., coming to the hospital
for surgical or medic al attention, when
possible to do so should bring with
them a card from their superintend-
ent or foreman.
DRS. BORDER & CAMPBELL.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gentry and
litle sons returned Sunday night from
a month's stay in Corpus Chrlsti.
Miss Thelma Carter of Frederick,
daughter, Mrs. John Lassiter and
children of Paris, Tennessee; Mr
John Mathewson of El Paso, Mr
Harding Mathewson of Florida and
i Mr. Dan Mathewson of Granite
who was the guest of Miss Gracw Ma- (Three generations were in this happy
MRS. GORE RETURNS TO LAWTON.
Lawton, Okla., Aug. 24.—Mrs. T.
Gore, wife of United States Senator
Gore,' returned to this city today from
Sulphur, Oklahoma, where she has
been with her husband during the In-
vestigation of the bribery charges pre-
ferred by the Senator. Mrs. Gore wll!
re main until about the middle of
September. The Senator has return-
ed to thelecture platform and Is to-
day at Paola, Kansas. He will con-
tinue his lecture tour until the early
part of September. The Senator has
promised to deliver a Labor Day
speech, and when he has done that he
will come to his home here and rest
up for a few weeks before going back
on the platform.
nice bed rooms,
CO . Tole-
bry, returned home Saturday J gathering
Miss Nina Trayweek of Olustee Is
visiting Mr and Mrs. Roy Trayweek.
Mrs. C. B. Baylan of Shawnee w h
arrive Thursday for s visit with Mrs.
J. O. McColllster
Hay den Har will leave In a few days
for Stillwater to enter school
Miss Sadie Meadows returned Wed-
nesday morning to her home In Kan-
sas City after a month's visit with ber
brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Frand
I Miss Beulah Walters leaves today
tor a visit to different points In Okla-
A letter announcing the marriage
of Miss Ruth Sims of Vinita to Mr.
J. Y. Battenfield of Pryor Creek, In
Oklahoma City on August 17, was re-
ceived recently. This came as a sur-
prise to the many friends here of
Miss Sims who was the guest only a
few weeks ago of Mrs. Ellen Rich'
ards. Miss Sims Is the daughter of
Rev. J W. Sims who was pastor of
the M. E. church here for several
years, and Is an attractive snd poi
lar young lady. Mr Bat'pnfleld Is
prominent real estate dealer of Prj
CHARLES GILLESPIE SHOT.
A telegram was received in Mangum
this morning from Clarence A. Klglim,
of Pasadena, California, inquiring as
to Chas. J. Gillespie. The message
stated that Gillespie was in a Pasedeua
hospital suffering from a gunshot
wound, resulting from an accidental
shooting It stated further that he
was being well care for. He did not
state whether or not he wa3 serious-
ly Injured, nor how long be had been
. In the hospital.
It had been reported In Mangum be-
„ v. "!*a'. hut this
A GREAT THING FOR MANGUM
One feature about Mangum that is
not generally appreciated, perhaps, oy
our citizens and especially outsiders,
is our inexhaustable supply of good,
pure water. Mangum has been won-
derfully blessed in this connection, and
while the towns around us, Altus, Ho-
bart, etc., are spending large sums of
money trying to find some good source
of supply Mangum pursues the even
tenor of her way, with a supply of
good pure water, probably not equaled
by an other city in Oklahoma.
The Mangum water is fine for drink-
ing purposes, or in fact any other pur-
pose, as it gives no trouble when used
in boilers or railway locomotive*.
Very nearly all he steam plants of the
city use, and the Wichita Falls &
Northwestern almost to the excluslea
of all other water along the line. The
water is loaded In big tank cars and
hauled to Altus and Hollis, where it
is used in the locomotives, and It has
been said that it Is sold in Altus, but
we do not know how true this is.
This month railroad company's bill
for the water used will amount to $169,
a tidy little sum, and indicates that it
Is using a great deal of our water.
It Is said, by those who are In posi-
tion to know, that we could furnish
twice the amount of water that we are
now furnishing, and never miss It
The city is preparing to extend tae
water mains, and by next summer it
is hoped that more of it will be <.' ■
• umed here.
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