Mangum Weekly Star. and The Greer County Democrat (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 29, No. 20, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 2, 1916 Page: 2 of 12
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BLAKE BLATINGS ..
There was quite an enthusiastic
meeting of the W. O. W. Circle on
Saturday afternoon. The attendance
was not large but they planned to
draw out the members in greater
numbers, and have arranged a sur-
prise for the next meeting.
Portor Lindley carried two bales of
cotton to Mangum last week.
Charley Brown is cutting feed for
Mr. and Mrs. Kendrick Pickett went
to Mangum trading last week.
Lum Dearman carried cotton to
Ollie Jones is hauling for Carpen-
tre*s gin, since the roads became pas-
sable, hauling to Mangum has been
resumed, it had been imparative to
carry everything to Duke, until quite
lately on account of the bad roads.
K. W. Lanford carried a load of
cotton seed to Mangum, and Homer
Leonard took two bales along on Sat-
Bud Hughes got 18 cents for cotton
early Saturday morning in Mangum.
Blake community is pleased to
know that some of our boys are pres-
sing their way to the front. Grover
Thompson, the oldest son of J. W.
Thompson, Esq., has been appointed
to a clerkship in the war department.
Our community has been visited by
the grim reaper of death, who carried
off a young man in the early prime of
life. A young man appearently strong
and vigorous. Fred Thompson was the
second son of J. L. Thompson, he was
raised around Blake, though lately
moved to Hobart wher he held a po-
sition in the Alfalfa Mill. He died of
typhoid pneumonia, and was buried
on Friday among his relatives in Rus-
sel cemetery. The ceremony was con-
ducted by Rev. J. H. Plunkett. Among
the friends and relatives who ' came
from other parts to attend the funeral
were J. M. Alexander and family,
from Vinson, J. C. Thompson and
family from Reed, Mrs. Fannie El-
kins also from Reed and a brother of
the deceased, from Childress, Texas.
Fred has been a member of the W.
O. W. Lodge and we are sorry to hear
to hear that he had allowed his policy
to lapse, but were afterwards were re-
joiced to learn that he had taken out
that he had taken out a policy in the
M. W. A. so his wife and little ones
will not be entirely destitute.
The Blake Smart Set picniced on the
Geo. Winburnc and Mr. Bartee came
out from Mangum for the purpose of
selilng a car, but their prospective
buyer was away from home, so they
ma ybe out again before long.
Thos. Turvey spent a few days in
Mangum, last week visiting his dau-
ghter, Mrs. 0. C. Elsea.
CHALK BLUFF ITEMS.
Mrs. H. A. Jenkins of Mangum was
visiting relatives in this community
Thursday and Friday.
Mr. and Mis. Jim Smith Jr. were
visiting his parents Sunday.
A large crowd of young people en-
joyed the Hallowe'en party given by
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Beddo, Saturday
Misses Allie Watson, Hattie Dees,
Oma and Dorothy Ellison Virlie Rop-
er and Estella York and Mr. Hiram
Watson, Clarence and Perry Roper,
Jno. Strouhal and Brown Drake mot-
ored to Granite Mountains Sunday.
The entertainment given by Mr. and
Stonewal Lack Saturday night was
attended by a large crowd All present
report a jolly time.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brooks were
visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
James Dees Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Biffle, visited the
latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. V. R.
Bert Morgan and family were visit-
ors of Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Clancy, Sun-
James Dees was in Elk City Fri-
day on busines.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Ryan, Mr. and
Mrs. Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Florinfe
Saterwhite, were visitors of Mr. and
Mrs. J. H. Stewart's Sunday.
Misses Hester an Ruby Mc Alister
spent Saturday night at the Beddo
Frank Churney was in Mangum on
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Skalicky of Man-
gum are visiting friends and relatives
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Cobb spent the
first of the week in Dallas, attending
Miss Flora Beddo of Elk City was
visiting relatives here the latter part
of last week.
Mis Mabel McAdoo was guest of
Miss Bessie Mangum, Sunday.
$ub$cribe for the Mangum $tar $1
Winter Is Coming
We make tliem for YOU.
They fit Better.
Big line of Samples.
Order a new tailored suit
now for Thanksgiving.
Overcoats and Suits Clean-
ed and Presses.
We have lieen having some heavy
dews the paat few nights.
Rev. N. U. Stout filled his regular ap-
pointment at the Methodist Church
Sunday and Sunday night.
The fifth Sunday meeting began
last Thursday night and closed Sun-
Quite a number from over the coun-
try around spent at least a day and
some the entire meeting. Rev. Pen-
nock preached Sunday morning and
C. H. Finley and Jack Burnsed, A.
F. Berry and family, Tyre Jeter and
Jack Berry were in Magum on busi-
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Berry, Mr. and
Mrs. S. J. Berry, spent Sunday with
J. A. Robinson seven miles northwest
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Finley were in
Elk City, Sunday.
Tuesday night a number of young
folks met at Mr. Bassil's and spent
quite an enjoyable evening. Many
nice games were played and dainty
refreshments were served. About the
hour of twelve the Ghosts entered and
the guests after expressing their
gratitude bade the host and hostess
a good night. At the same time some
other young people with some Hester
boys met at the home of Mr. A. E.
Foutch. The also report a fine time.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
Department of the Interior.
U. S. Land Office at Guthrie, Okla.
September 30th, 1911.
Notice is hereby given that Thomas
Barnett Hollingsworth, of Reed, Ok-
lahoma, R. No. 3, who on November
26 1912, made Homestead entry, Ser-
ial No. 0T9131 for NW% SWtt, Sec-
tion 29, township 5 North, Range 24
West, Indian Meridian, ha3 filed no-
tice of intention to make Final three
year proof, to establish claim to the
land above described before the Coun-
ty Judge of Greer County, Oklahoma,
at his office at Mangum, Oklahoma,
on the 7th day of November, 1916.
Claimant names as witnesses:
James Penley, Steve Moss, William
Bowen, and Joseph S. Hart all of
Reed, Okla. Route No. 3.
J. Y. CALLAHAN.
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Cobb, left Satur-
day for Dallas where they will attend
C. P. Malone, Post Office inspector
from Lawton, was in Mangum, Fri-
P. L. Lewis was in Mangum, Friday
C. C. Holden bought a house and
moved it into Willow last week. That
makes one more rent house. Who will
build the next?
Quite a number of the citizens of
Willow attended the big Democratic
Ralley at Carter, last Saturday.
Several cars of Willow people at-
tended the shows given at Mangum by
the Brunk's Comedians.
Mrs. Earl Zieglar and daughter of
Moorewood, Okla, are visiting Mrs.
W. L. Jackson
R. T. Hood was transacting
ness in Mangum.
Horace Flowers was down
Leedy, the first of the week.
Mrs. Sophie Wells, and Mr. R. C.
T. O. B. DETROIT
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It shows an appreciation of value—without
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\Y7ITH four new improvements the price has
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Springs—Overlapping Windshield—and Larger
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Maxwell policy to give the utmost for your money.
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THE DIXIE STORE
Moss of Granite visited Dr. and Mrs.
B. H. Moss this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward O' Connell
made a trip to Wellington, Texas, the
latter part of the week.
Zack Pryse of Mangum, was a Wil-
low visitor Friday.
Jim Flowers was in Mangum, Fri-
Little Iris Baggarly is reported very
ill of typhoid fever.
Prof. Gentry, J. R. L. Knight, Mr.
J. J. Baker and daughter, Anna Lee
motored to Mangum, Monday after-
Johnie Flowers of Lawton, has ac-
cepted a position with W. S. Isom &
Thelma Flowers of Lawton is at-
tending school in Willow.
son were quietly married Sunday at
the Sanders home in Reed.
Roy Hinds spent Sunday at Reed,
Claud Robinson is papering and re-
pairing the house formerly occupied
by Marion McCourtney, an dwill live
there and work in the F. J. Perrin's
W. A. Ambler is improving the
house used as a telephone central.
W. L. Adamson is doing the carpen-
Lee Dial and J. C. Sanders motored
to Mangum, Monday.
REED ROUTE THREE.
Mrs. J. S. Harp is in Chickasha, this
week visiting her parents.
Steve Moss helped Jim Penly cut
feed for several farmers last week.
Mrs. Ella Finley was in Vinsan,
J. W. Bull left Friday for Mineral
Wells, Texas, to take treatment for
J. T. Brown motored to Mangum
Friday on business.
Mrs. A. L. Fanning is at Alverado,
Texas, visiting her mother.
R. H. Robinson attended to business
affairs at Mangum Friday.
Clayton Chambers went to Sherman
Texas last week expecting to be gone
H. L. Russell purchased a half sec-
tion of land from Jno. Reynolds of
Vinson last week.
E. H. Myers and Will Jones market-
ed cotton in Mangum, Monday.
R. R. Brown is the owner of a new
Chevrolet and thinks for sure he has
Miss Essie Lou came in last week
from Shawnee, and will live at the
Butler home this winter.
Mis Willie Balthrop went to Man-
gum, Thursd&y to take the teacher's
Jess Pickard came hbme from Mil-
ford Texas, last week. Jess has been
gone several months.
Mr. Dial the new Postmaster went
over two of the rural routes with the
carriers this week.
Mia Bessie Robertson and Jim Story
autoed to Wellington, Texas, Monday
and were married.
Bill Henry and Jno. Tomme were in
Reed on official business Friday,
by Marion McCourtney und will live
last week from Doxey, where she has
been visiting her parents.
S. P. Sanders and family visited
Sunday at the J. C. Sanders home.
liurl Lofton and Miss Ella Robert-
Stylet, Imported Percheron Stallion
.. Bico, A 16 hand 3-year old Jack.
Jersey male, Fairy Lass, Count. No.
130635. American Jersey Cattle Club.
At my barns, No. 1002 North Penn.
Ave. Phone 289. H. H. WYMAN. 16-8t
MADE A HIT.
Brunk's Comedians have been show-
ing in Mangum the past week to good
houses and presenting a real good,
clean repertoire of high class plays.
They are a bunch of intelligent, nice
appearing ladies and gentlemen. They
have a fine band and orchestra and
are entertainers of high order. They
present a variety of plays that keep*
one keen from night to night to want
to see what js coming next.
The following persons took examin-
ations for teacher's certificates before
the county superintendent last week:
Ada Cooper, Mrs. Jamie Robinson,
Leara Ellis, W. W. Wolff, M. E. Mc-
Conkey, A. S. Coffman, Chas. Graves,
J. L. Edgecomb, Retha Helena, Wflfie
Balthrope, Euna McCrory, Mrs. Ida
Sweet, Mrs. Ruth Hunter, Alma Kirk,
and Jesse Pickard.
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Jessee, Elmer V. Mangum Weekly Star. and The Greer County Democrat (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 29, No. 20, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 2, 1916, newspaper, November 2, 1916; Mangum, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc282560/m1/2/: accessed January 19, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.