Mangum Sun-Monitor. (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 14, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 23, 1909 Page: 1 of 8
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FOR FURNITURE AND SATISFACTION, GO TO J. W. LOVETT, THE FURNITURE MAN.
<imi Coaoty Monitor e£ 1H S0
ir—t County Sun E»t«bll»hed 18WS'
Con»^U»tea April fl.lBOI.
TO CONVENE COURT
MANGUMTGREER COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, PI C. 23, '9°9-
VOL. 20. NO. 14
Judge Brown Will Try to Con-
vene Court in January
DOCKET HAS NOT BfeEN MADE
About Sixty Cival and Nearly
forty Criminal Cases Will
be Docketed For Trial
During This Term
District court will convene some
time >n January. No definate
date has not been set as yet but it
is supposed to start on January
the 10th, The docket has not yet
been made out but there are
between thirty and forty criminal
cases to be tried and the civil cases
will number about sixty. Judge
Brown has been here for several
days and is through with holding
court in the rest of his district so
will open up here as soon as'it can
be arranged. No extra large cases
will be heard, but the Judge ex-
pects to clear the docket as quickly
as he can.
BY MBS. MAKV WATKINS.
T. H. Gilliland left Tuesday for
Our popular County Attorney
spent part of this week in Oklaho-
Mrs. Jim Lee Gilliland is in town
from Hollis, she leaves Thursday
morning Tor Oklahoma City to
spend Christmas with Mrs. Wal-
lace, where she will be joined by
her mother and father, Mr. and
Mrs. Orth to attend a family re-
Hosea Trippet' is home from
Norman to speml Haliiays with his
Miss Lois Tygard is iu Gotebo,
Mrs. H. A. Richey will leave
Friday morning foe Enid to spend
Christmas witn Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Sproat. . ^
Mr. snd'Mrs. Frank Shearer ex-
pects tq leaw Saturday morning to
*pend Christ iias with relatives in
Miss Lowise Trippet will arrive
in th- city Saturday, the 25th from
Enid, to visit lietr parents.
Miss Ina Wells returned Monday
to her home at Memphis, Texas,
alter a pleasaut visit of a wee
with Miss Maggie Winter.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Jacobs will,
have a family Christinas tree Fri-
day morning and also a family 12
Dr. Couger ot Oklahoma City
will preach at the morning service
at the Baptist Church Sunday^ and
will also fill the pulpit at the Cen-
tral Christian Church at the even-
iug service. Dr. Conger is the head
of the Anti-Saloon League.
The many friends of Dr. Rufus
Holt will be glad to know that he
was elected delegate for Phi Beta
Pi of Vanderbilt University at
Nashville, Tenn., which convenes
on the 28th day of December, at
Columbus, Ohio. He will return to
the University about January the
10th. Dr. Holt is well worthy of
this honor confered upon him.
Mrs. Parks Ball pleasantly enter-
tained the Entre Nous on last
Thursday afternoon. There were
two tables of players who were
Mesdames Crittenden, Barlow,
Doyle, Herndon, Jacobs, Gully,
Patterson and Holmes. Delicious
candies were enjoyed during the
game. Mrs. Barlow was successful
in winning the lovely chtb spoon.
The club will have no other meet,
ing until after Christmas.
Mrs. Thos. H. Gilliland was!
hostess iast week to the Aftermath
Club. The afternoon was pleasently
spent ici a social way, The guests
of the club were Mesdames Bunger,
Price, Holt, Bass, Anthony of
Amarilla. Texas, Misses Price and
Lunsford. Delightful refieshments
were served. Mrs. J. L. Guthrie
will entertain the club next.
HASKELL VS WEST
Governor as Usual Brands Man a
"Liar" if he is Displeased
MAY BE A SERIOUS RUPTURE
In a Series of Letters the Quarrel
and the Breach Opened
Up May Never Be
Miss Maggie Winter entertained
the "42" Club Saturday afternoon
in honor of her charming guest,
Guthrie Okla. Dec ^.-Interest-
ing revelations are made and the
lie is virtually passed in a number
of points in the corresondence be-
tween Governor Haskell and Attor-
ney General West relating to the
Columbia probe made nublic by
Governor Haskell today. The
governor gave the letters following
the publication of one of Attorney
General West's to him. The let-
ters bring out the information
that Attorney General West had,
before Governor Haskell dismissed
the Oklahoma Grand jury, not
only asking that Bank Commission-
er Young and Assistant Bank Com-
missioner Pyle be dismissed for
their connection with the failed
Oklahoma City bank but, that
anothert state official had offered
to give his resignation to Governor
Haskell and that Attorney General
West had recommended that the
resignation be accepted. The
third official was State treasurer
Menefee, according to reliable
Under date of December 12 Gov-
ernor Haskell wrote Mr. West as
You will recall that about four
weeks ago yesterday, in a con-
ference between you and myseli,
discussing some criticisms that
you were making concerning one
of the other state officers, 1 Sau.
to you that that officer having
noticed this criticism in the news-
in aouor ui uc* i_uoiu..u6 . i papers and in the - -
Miss Ina Wei's of Memphis, Texas, j claiming some misconduct on nis
The highest score was made byipartin relation to the Columbia
Miss Nellie Powers. A delicious , yank and Trust company and ot.ier
salad was served by Hisses Vera I Norton interests, that to me he
Brown, Lucy Snow aud Ruby Win- j declared that there was no truth
ter. The guests were Misses Ina i jn the insinuations and further
Wells, -Kate Gentry, Gussie Kelly Lajd to me that if at ajiy time
and Mrs. Frank Eagin. . j became satisfied that he had been
The following are expected next j
authority, has put a seal upon my
lips as to what happened before
the grand jury unless some new
duty is cast upon me."
In his answer to this letter Gov-
ernor Haskell under date of De-
cember 17, says:
The event of the last few days at
Tulsa and Kiefer, which are the
direct out growth of your unwar-,
ranted agitation, I trust will be
as sad expeience as will be re(Juir*
ed to make you more thoughtful
in the future. .
"You refuse to give me intor -
mation. You do not hesitate to
give it to the newspapers in the
way of insinuations at least, an<I
this gives your attitude an air of
insincerity. On the 16th instant
vou wrote and delivered an answer
to my letter of the 12th, although
you date your letter the 13th.
Regardless of this misdating, the
substance of your letter is very
unsatisfactory, and I desire with
out further delay that you furnish
me with any information you
have reflecting upon any officer.
You state in your letter to me
that I said you had requested
the removal of two officers and
the acceptance of the resignation
of the third. This statement,
you will observe is not true.
You seek to make it appear that
by virtue of my request that you
investigate giaft at Oklahoma
City, 1 included the right to take
un the Columbia Bank and Trust
matter. You seem to forget that
on four different occasions I told
you that I was busily engaged
taking care of the business of the
Columbia, paying depositors, and
reimbursing the guaranty fund,
and that I wanted no agitation
until I had finished. Un each oc
casion you promised to keep your
hands off the Columbia Bank and
Trust matter. 1 regret that-on
every occasion you ignored your
promise and gave no just ground
for believing that you were not in
sympathy with our efforts to bring
the state out whole and make the
banking law a success. This led
me to observe that your associates,
conferees and advisers were th<
; very cror.-d that strained every
nerve to defeat our banking law.
"In such a tremendous fight as
we have had to sustain the banking
law of Oklahoma, I regret that
you denied me your support.
"And further there ismuch aood
Last Week In Greer County and
VERY HELPFUL TO WHEAT
Since Snow Fell Very Hopeful
Prospects For Bumper
Wheat Crops Are Be-
A hsavy snow fell last week and
has not entirely melted yet. This
unusual in this section of the
coutry so early in the year and a
had winter is being expected.
It started snowing early hriday
morning and continued all day.
Saturday a stiff wind blew from
the north and kept it from melt-
ing some and Sunday it melHe
quite a little under the bright
sun, but continued this way up
to publication time, cloudy and
gloomy part of the days keeping it
from melting. Crops were bene-
fited greatly by it and the farmers
who have in wheat are congratu-
lating themselves on the prospects.
Another good is, it will damp-
en the ground so deep that when
Spring comes not so much chance
of a dry year is expected. Wheat
will be sold in this county at a
time when very little money is in
the hands of the farmers and will
help to run through those months
until another crop is made. it
the same price is gotten again
is going to boom this county in
spite of high taxes.
a Rev. J. J. Risinger was a Man-
gum visitor Tuesday.
Mrs. T.J. Saunders left Sunday
for her future home in Clarendon.
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Southwell
of Lutt, Texas, are visiting at the
home of Mrs. Southwell's parents*
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Traweek.
Mrs. T. E. Ahornton of Olustee
visited her parents Mr. and Mrs.
B. R. Cameron last week.
Mrs. W. W. Allen returned
Monday fromlja short visit with
her mother in Young county,
Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Hawkins,
were Mangum visitors Tuesday.
W. W. Stovall left Saturday to»
spend Christinas with relatives in,
J. W. Smith and family moved
Monday to their new home on
Miss Nora Stingfellow of near
Hammond, Oklahoma, is visiting
her sister, Mrs. Robt.* Chamters.
The different churches will en
frtain on Christmas eve as follows
The Central Christian Church will
have a tree with a short program.
The First Presbyterian Chuich will
have their usual tree, with a musi
cal program. The Baptists are pre
paf ing an interesting musical can-
es tata and instead of a tree.will have
the I a Christmas Chimney. Ihe metho-
dist Church will have a tree with
a musical program, the admission
fee at the door will be a potato,
a;vi!e o" on oronge, which wi.l be
given 10 the poor.
•untvef any""misconduct, that hejwork that you could be doing.
I would promptly put his resignation Those railroad tax cases have tied
week to attend a house party given J hands'. 1 up almost four million dollars uf
by Miss Beatrice MeCollister_to j i^Lifwra were me 1 local and state taxes and are suffer-
ON Hia RURAL ROUTEf
ates at Ep.| "You said that ^ "the want of at
[isses Lina j that you would ^ .'statement® The railroad rate and 2-c
tieal Short, jtion. \ou made vanou admir. cases are in like condition,
fteorce Wil- concerning this officer, but adj Kansas
Mr. W. F. Tygard. Jr. left Wed-
nesday for Hobait ami Oklahoma
Citv 01s a business trip. \ > - -
- . 1 Johnson ot JDuucan,
The friends of Dr. DeAnnan are ■
so,ry to know that he is very Mrs. D. H. Wright is enjoying
:[Vy a visit irom her mother, Mrs.
Percv Powers returned home I Deatheridge, of Missouri.
Monday night from Guthrie, Okla-j Mrs.. Hal McKnight and little
hotna. I daughter, Francis Neel, ot Altus,
Mr I N Welltnan and family j ate the guests of Mrs.N. A. Price,
will leave Thursday afternoon for Harness. of Sapulpa,
a weeks visit 111 Kanw»b. j Spaulding, of Lindsay,
to some of her class mates at
worth University. M
Holderness aud Racheal
Messers Luther Beau, George Wil-
liams, Marshall Diggs, Dawitt ,
Walker, Clvde Baker and Wade | and rumor only.
tvfss PlcVcd IJp By Free Deliver
Ourr.ers on their Regulai DaT;
Mangum RouteNo. 3.
Mrs. L. H. Hughes visited Mrs..
N. W. Overall Monday.
Mrs. George Kerchoff left Mon-
day to spend the Holidayss witto
friends and relatives in Marion
Mrs. J. A. Pittman left Wed-
nesday for Bangs, Texas, where she
will spend a few days visiting, her
J. H. Sullivan came to towi*
Tuesday after some registered hogs-
he had shipped in—
Mr. and Mrs. J. M Rinf,71tu
gave a party to the young folks
last Wednesday night. A •®rKe'
crowd attended and enjoyed them-
selves until a late hour. ,
Geo. and Walter Hughes went
to Hollis last week with a! load
J. W. Bradshaw, S. P. Prentice
J. H. Bradshaw and Pearl Lassfter
went wolf hunting Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Adams visit-
ed their son and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. W . J. Adams, last Sunday..
, Mr and Mrs. John W. Smith
I is moving to the Wesley Vv^ilson
1 -'nee this week.
Joe Wilson returned Saturday
'from a business trip to Chickasha,
j vv. D. Lv.'l made a flyiu* trip,
i io Mangum
wt, 1 TLfl ..quo r,f thp Kansas Natural
ted that they were hasedonJtMiw | GbbCo - |>y p|pe ,ines a„j to
to you that I would not blacken the
reputation of any ce^.on r^ors wl^ch has already ^ ^
or hearsay evidence which bac,5y needs active
have instigated by personal s par-,d atru* court.
tisan enemies or by those whom j attention.^ recommerH
both knew were moving heaven am , ^ in th(
earth to cripple the Oklahoma, now assislant c!iunci
Mans rn R ule No. 1
liri'.jy is adding
ti his residence.
?rid in 2
.'iiangum R utuftu 4
W. B. Gilchrist is home fromr
'.ilmond, Okla., to spend the
lays with home folks. He
will return the First,
1 kerson has rent
11 Young left this I arrive m the city this week
up, Texas to spend \ spen(j Cnristnias with friends.
in that ca?e should he a p<
without interests adverse to t
state". West's assistant i
IJ. Ames, of Oklahoma city.
week for Nocon
Christina* vviiu 1 datives. 1 gtudy elasses will not have
Miss Kate Gentry will entertain I ^ jugular meeting next Mon-
the Forty-two club uexi Monday. Monday evening.
"I then requested you to advse
me at the earliest possible date
whether there was even strong
circumstantial evidence «o support
these criticisms so that could act j Parlor Play A 5
Jon the resignation tendered then, j Those who braved
i 1 have nut heard from you. j Weather last Fridrv I .
"1 have just received your letter j parlor play given
j of the 12th instant, asking what! Collister home by Mr.
Miss Jane Butler and Miss Olivia information I had in reference j Zcr-S Sunday School
Hines, of Oklahoma City, came iu 1 to whether any state official | well repajd for the pi.
i had in refer
any state official
Tuesday afternoon to attend the j shoaUl be removed from office
house party at Miss Heamee Me- because of any action ,n the Col-
Tnlliste-r's i umbia Bank affair. I have no
j right or authority to seek you at
this time Such a statement
-siing to see
it the Mc-
Misses Mary and Nellie Powers
entertained Misses Delphine and
Gussie Kelly at six o'clock dinner
Mr. and Mrs. Parks Ball will
leave Friday morning for Duncan,
Okla. to spend the holidays with
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Le Compte
left Wednesday morning foi a iwo
weeks visit with Mr. Le Compte s „
family in Cassville, Mo. | ing tor Guthrie to spend Xuia^i ^ran(j jury I had requested you to j powers* bow. —
Mr. aud Mrs. I. C. Moss have reiatives, Mr Sims will also | remove two certain officials and j were Misses Ruth Cowles. Laura
for their Christmas guests, Miss i aUen'd the Oklahoma State Teach- a|Sl) requested you to accept McGee, Sallie Van Maddox, Ben
Moss of Palo, Mo. and Mrs. Lyons ers Association which will be held J resignation of a third which you j j
and daughter of Galatin, Mo j in Oklahoma City next week. ! told me had been tendered or .
Mrs. J. M. Richards and son -- would b« tendered
j A party will be giveu next Mon-
day evening at the McCollister
j home in honor of Miss McCollister's
' G. W, Sims, County Superin
| tendent, will leave Thursday Morn
after the grand jury had adjourn-
ed would be authorized. You
remind me that on a previous occa-
sion before you revoked my author-; bachelor heart was finallv
ity to act with the Oklahoma ! Cupid's Arrow from Mi
Sweetheart'' or "A bachelor" \v.is
exceptionally good. Mr. Scut'
Reeburgh proved himself an ad .p
in the art of winning hearts an<
played his part in a very realisti
manner. He having ten o'.u j
i sweethearts fouud it hard to decide
1 who was his bride to be. His
11 of r<
Mrs. W. W.
I rtlativesHin the
, The dance i
Friday night v\
>d. We vvi
R. Aliens las
t wedding at
•,!; :ri'r on tne
ed to th
his place ti
I Mrs. Horace Briley
lay with Mr. and Mrs
alter, and Miss Mable Hughes,
will leave Friday for Benjamin, j
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sims
Colief Wmter left rtris week for
Guthrie. Okie, where he has ac-
will leave Friday for Benjanun.I^n^day for Ft. Worth• H»j?;^ t0 forget that „.ithinj^'^ng Udfc7dr^h, japanese —
TeL, to spend' Christmas' w.tb sev"S | an.honr of the time that you re-1 costumes. The ^proceeds. J, ,_.J51 T„iting realt.».8 ,n Er.ek.
W. J. Uay and family left
Monday for Ada where they will
S. P. Barnett* has moved to
Tennessee and intends to make this
their future home.
Miss Bettie Carpenter is on the
lab Walters, Edith Clower, Nellie!sick list this week but is recover-
and Mary Powers. Maggie Winter j ing.
up on your re- \jary Hamilton and livelyn Young
Mr. and Mr?
•dll spend the 1
Texas, and vi.- i
Timer, Okla ,
.1. B Ew:dt
.vah their farpili*
! E. H.
jay or two at
C. C, Hart r.
spent the day
Smith and Wife.
Kirk and sister
The old sweethearts .
.tia, y *
Delicious refreshments were served
Hangum Route No. 2
R. L. Roberts and family
j friends and relatives for several ^^JVuthor'ii'y'to art with the .iTe'To"be applied
j days. ; prand jury in your presence. I , Methodist Church.
Mrs. A. A. Bass and daughter j went over the evidence that as li
GUthd C" TOsiUonln^he office^f The I Aries, left Saturday for Gainesville, ^ed° to you was sufficient to prove j Mansion of Aching Hearts
State Insurance Commissioner
Miss Mamie Henderson of the
Dixie Store left Wednesday for
A protracted meeting will begin
Sunday at the Baptist church, Bro.
Hawkins will be assisted by Rev.
Headrick of Hollis.
Mr. and Mrs- Lee Jones of Okla
I J. A. Houpe left Saturday to
I spend Christmas with his parents
j in Statesville, North Carolina.
I J M. Longmire was in Mangum
! cn business Monday.
Ifour acts 'Mansion of Aching! J- A. McWatera left T.e^ay for
. a prima facie case of guilt and | As an opening play the^msky
Bass will join them later. which might lead to indictment Bro s company will prejent tne
Raymond Lawrence, of Oklaho- j before the then existing grand ; great success, a comeda drama ..
ma City, is visiting friends and jury.
relatives in the city.
facts You do not ask mr»u>iw,i»". - — ■ ——, - ... __
aTto your legal duty. now as a capacity house will no
*1. u 1 1 I "i Therefore beg you to excuse doubt be the rule as thi9 is one of
The assessors for the school land | 1 Therefore beg^ ^ ^ ^ oldest and best stork organ-
in this county who have been m,^ ^n ^mattrr ! izations on the road. The company
lion here adjourned Saturday so swer in the
homa City will come in this week j they could be home during th* | ^ 6y^\ng ^teminat^l > my I Mating performance at 3 p. m.
to visit Mr. and Mrs. Adams. I holidays.
Miss Bina Cooper is in Marlow.
Oklahoma. und«iroing treatment
for her eyes.
H. L. Evans is in Oakland this
week visiting relatives.
W. J. Luker and wife left.
Wednesday for Missouri where
they will spend the holidays.
H. G. Carpenter, who has beer*
attending school at Oklahoma ^ity
is home to spend 'Xmas.
The business man who refuses to
advertise in a paper because he
does not like the editor displays
poor business judgement. Adver-
tising is a business proposition—
not a matter of friendship. If a
newspaper has circulation and
standing in the community aad
makfs its advertising bring re-
sults use it because its worth the
money, and lick the the editor if
j you feel that you must play
with him. We want no im
business merely beause he is <
friend. When we sell him .
we know that we are giving
his money's worth, and we
him to feel that way too.
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