Mangum Weekly Star. (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 13, 1914 Page: 5 of 8
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J. W. LOVETT
ALL CALLS ANSWER-
LOCAL AND FKRSONAL
Homer Heatly is upending the week
in Medicine Park.
God three room residence for trade.
See Oacar Weil. 8 It adv
Among those in attendance upon
district court this week is Lawyer B.
F. VanDyke of Granite
FARM) FOR TRADE—For residence
property- See Oscar Weil. 8 ltad.
Roy Tinsley made a business trip to
Oklahoma City this week, leaving on
the morning train Tuesday.
Four room house to exchange for
live stock. See Weil. 8 ltad
Percy Cornelius, of tfna City State
Bank, was transacting business in Ok-
lahoma City the fore part of the week.
Will Sims spent Sunday in Hobart,
the guest of Mr. and Mts. Bob Cau-
Southwest Furniture Co.
Undertakers and Embalmera
TOHOU) FIRST HEET-, f
INC OF CREDITORS
MANGUM SOCIETY NOTES
Wa'tter Malone, accompanied by
h'a wife and daughter, Miss Alma,
Notice has been received here of
the first meeting of the creditor* of
the Southern States Cotton Corpor.
atlon, which will be held at Dallas,
Texas, on September 1st. The mem-
'orles of this venture are painful to
quite a number of Greer county Jfrom „ t,.n dayH v,B,t Qlianah. T«x
mers wl)o sold their cotton to it In aa
1912, and so ne few earlier.
(■V MISS ZELMA WINBURNE.)
Miss Minnie Smith In spending her
vacation In Brownwood. Texas.
a a a
Mrs. Emma Swam spent but week
in (lobar*, Ih» gue*t of Mr and Mrs.
8. A. Hu!colm.
0 ♦ *
MIhs Mamie Tucker has returned
According to the bqst information
Matthews and Agnes Richardson,
were in town first of this wee'< and
while here made a pleasant visit at
the Star office.
The Methodist revival conducted by
Revs. Sims and C. W. Craig four
miles east of town, closed last night
with SO conversions and the organize'
tlon of a Methodist church of 45
members. A church building will be
erected in the near future.
Jess Gully, of the Dixie Stor3, left
Tuesday evening for the eastern dry
goods markets in New York and else-
where, and while away will buy a
large stock of new fall good* for the
Broadie Hamilton of Altus, spent
the first of the week here visiting
Cornle Stroube returned Thursday
from Cnickasha, where he has bean
attending a business college.
Gat Crosslaad was a visitor in
Lawton the latter part of last week,
returning Friday night.
House and lot to Jrade for farm.
See Oscar Weil. 8 It adv.
0. L Baxter, of the First National
Bank, is spending a vacation at Med-
icine Park, near Lawton.
District Clerk Andrew McCutcheon
was visiting in Oklahoma City over
Misses Lena and I'earl Carver, Edna we can gal0f,r this company was or
ganized in the winter of 1911 and had
for Its object the securing of a bet'
ter price for cotton for the farmers,
The farmers were asked to subscribe
the stock for the capital and it wag
to be a concern which would be
groat benefit to the cotton growers
and business men of the cotton grow'
Along In the fall of 1912. when cot-
ton was Belling for 10c and 12c, the
corporation bought cotton from the
farmers paying them l&c per pound
for It. However they did not pay lBc
in cash; they paid a portion of the
amount in cash and issued what Is
known as script for the balance of the
purchase price. It was the Intention
to hold the cotton till a price of 15c
per pound could be obtained when it
would be sold and the -script would
be taken up.
The corporation bought several mil-
lion dollars worth of cotton and an
immense amount of this script was
outstanding when in February, 1914,
a petition in involuta«-y bankruptcy
was filed in the United States District
Court at Dallas, Texas, the home of-
fice of the corporation. After Inves-
tigating the affairs of the company
and how things were bsing conducted
receiver was appointed and since
that time be has been in charge, not-
withstanding several attempts upon
the part of the former officers Jo
again obtain control of tha property.
According to the receivers' initial
report there is really very little prop-
erty of the estate while there is an
Immense amount of script outstand-
Psyton Brown of Mangum, will at-
tend the meeting at Dallas on Septem-
ber 1st in the interest of a number
of script holde-s in Greer county. He
will represent about a dozen of tbam
who hold amounts ranging from $50
to $400. Should any others desire
him to represent them, they should
get in touch with him at once.
Ona E. Daws, deputy clerk of the
district court, received a telegram
Wednesday evening advising him of
the serious illness of his father at
Tulsa, Oklahoma, and left for Oat
place this morning.
Miss Flora iMills of Bethel and Sid-
ney J. Solomon, of Mangum, were
married Sunday night, at the home of
Sam Sheriff. They left immediately
for Mangum whare they will make
their home. Mr. Solomon is a son of
Rev. J. W. Solomon, who is financial
agent for the Mangum Baptist Col-
Trip Rogers, of the Famous, was
transacting business In Dallas the
fore pan of the week.
Rev. J. J. Kirk of Hester, was here
the fore part of the weak attending
to business matters.
PLEASANT FURNISHED ROOMS,
NO. 405 WEST LINCOLN STREET.
PHONE 349, OR CALL; GOOD
Mayor Border was transacting bus-
iness in Oklahoma City Sunday even-
ing and Monday, returning home on
the morning train Tuesday. Seve.'al
of his friends in Oklahoma City con-
gratulated Mayor Border on account
of his recent success in catching those
who were conspiring to ruin him.
Buy a home;
See Oscar Well.
Glenn S. Webber, of iLsedy, Okla-
homa, is this week visiting at the
home of his wife's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. M. A. Fox, in North Mangum.
Henry B. Barnett, .of tha Blake
country, was in Mangum during the
fore part of the week. Mr. Barnett
says they had a good rain in his sec-
tion of the country Sunday evening
and that where they had not been
already hailed out, everything is
NOTICE—For Sale or Trade; Good
four roomed house; fine shade
trees, good lawn; car house, bam;
1003 N. Penn. Ave. See Lee Heatly.
8 3t adv.
Three houses and lots for sale; in-
stallment plan. See Weil. 8 ltad
P. A. Janeway, of the Mangum Na-
tional Bank, returned Tuesday from
a two week's visit to points in North-
ern Iowa. Mr. Janeway reports that
Iowa is needing rain and that crops
will not be up to the standard unless
they get rain at once.
W. W. Robinson of the Blake coun-
try was a Mangum visitor Tuesday.
Mr. Robinson Is the man from whom
o horse was stolen recently, an ac-
count of which will be found in an-
Theopholis Thompson returned to
his home last Wednesday from M<1-
wuakee, Wis., where he has made
good with the Alvin-Chalmers Man-
ufacturing Company. Mr. Thompson
has been away for two years, and will
be at home with his parents for a
tb« wwk camping at Turkey (twli,
a e a
Mlaa Vera# Elliott «nte; talaed de-
lightfully Tuesday nlcht with a *lum
her part? for her coualn, Miaa Vennla
Perkins, of Mlasourl. Other guest*
war* MUses Mary Tackett, of lx>ne
Wolf. Flora WTtgftt, DM* Young
and Daphne Dodion, who were mem-
bera of th« Sun-Bonnet club four
a a a
A Jolly crowd, composed of Mr. an l
Mra. Klliaon, Mrs I. u label I Simpson.
Miaaea Clara Prater, Nora Sanders,
l.ulabel Simpson and daughter. WU,le Rox,e Youn* ,nd
left Wednesday for a visit Wlnburne, Meaars. J. W. Short. Will
u«r»h Merrrltt, Phil Rou*r, Oscar stone,
in Fort Worth, Texaa.
a a a
' Paul Carlock and Goodwin CrHien
Miss Mary Tackett, of Lone Wolf. d*n «n*>y*d ti moonlight picnic and
la the Rueat this week of Misses Flora , ■»•"» Monday night at Martin'. Orova.
Wright and Verne Elliott. | a a a
# # # | E. R. Tlnaley. Mr. Tucker. Raymond
Mrs. Daisy Wilson apent Sunday in Tucker and Misa Mamie Tucker, J.
Hobart the guest of Mr. and Mtb. S. f- Ttaalay. Mrs. Ji N. Jacobs. John
A. Molcolm. Jacobs. Misses 8udle Oarrlaon. Daph
« « « ne Dodaon and Anna Hannah left
Mrs. Bob Jameson and children of, Thursday for Garland, Texaa. making
Altifs. are visiting Mra Jamesou* the trip In cars. Miss Corine Tins-
parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. D. Carlock. ley. who haa been visiting in Texas
a a a for some tima, will return with them.
Mr. and Mrs. Stone and daughter. • • #
Helen, and Mr. Ewlng spent Sunday Miss May Wilson delightfully ea.
In Granite. tertained with a slumber party Tues-
a a a ! day night In honor of Mis-s Ruby Win-
Miss Mary Pace, who has been the ter. Those present were Misses Jess
BABY CONTEST AT BLAIR
The management of the Jackson
County Fair Association wants to
have the biggest, best baby Bbow ever
pulled off in Western Oklahoma at its
meeting to he held September 1 to 5
at Blair this fall. It's to be a Bet-
ter Babies Contest ,as well aB a baby
show, and the fair catalogue shows,
a very attractive lot of premiums to'
be awarded those babias who rank
high in physical and mental qualifica-
Entry blanks are now In the hands
of Dr. Raymond H. Fox, of Altus and
every mother of a child between the
ages of 12 months 48 months should
get one and enter her baby in the con-
est. A postcard will bring one. Your
baby will be judged by absolute stan-
dards laid down by the Woman's
house guest of Misa Norma Lee
Pace, is spending a few weeks In Ho-
a # #
Miss Viva Brown returned Satur-
day from Vernon, Texas, where she
was a member of the house party of
the Misses Parker.
* * *
Mrs. J. M. Clower left Wednesday
morning for her home in Cleburne,
Texas, after several week's visit with
her daughter, Mrs. Peyton Brown.
• « •
Misses Virginia Hamilton and
Grace Powers are spending the week
in Chickasha, the guests of Mrs. Lu-
* * ♦
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Graham had as
dinner guests Tuesday night Mr. and
$Irs. West Holland, of Brinkman, Mrs.
J. M. Clower, of Clebu'rne, Texas, and
Mrs. G. W. Wlnburne.
* # »
Misses Mary and Olin Hamilton and
Dougherty, of Tennessee, Messrs.
Leslie Hamilton, Jake Latham and
Howell Cocke spent Sunday in Gran-
* » *
Mr; and Mrs., C. P. Hamilton and
family and Miss Eva Powers left
Tuesday morning in 'Mr. Hamilton's
car for different points in New Mex-
a * *
• Miss Virginia Cocke returned Tues-
day from a visit with har sister, Mrs.
Jeff Wilson, at Snyder,
son returned with he- for
* ♦ *;
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sims, Mr. and Mrs.
Echols. Vera Brown. Olln Hamilton
and Bess and Jess Watts. Breakfast
was cooked and Bcrved nexit morning
in the orchard at five-thirty, additional
guests being Messrs. Howel Cocke,
Arthur Lovett, Tyler Crittenden, Leon
Brown and Ixmnle Lyon.
a a a
Miss Queen Melton delightfully en-
tertained with a line party and slum-
ber party Saturday night in .honor
of her guest Miss Johnnie Bell Boyet,
of Waco, Texas. Those invited were
Mesdames B. E, Davis, Tom Melton,
Misses Lela Rude, Norma I^ee Pace,
Mary Watkins, Roxie Young, Verna
Yearger, Zel Winburne, Messrs. Ty-
ler Crittenden, Clarence McKinney,
Reynaud Stroube, Paul Carlock, Will
Sims, Byron Sampson, Harry Van Et
ta, Phil Rouer and Lem Tittla.
# # *
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Tinsley and fam-
ily, Mrs. Ida Jacobs, Mi\ and Mrs. L.
S. Noble and family, Uncle Chap Har-
lf's, John Jacobs, Raymond Tucker,
J. F. Tins'iey, Misses Emma Strange,
Dora Harris, S-uda Garrison, Treacy
Campbell and Roxie Young motored
to Turkey Creek Thursday mor.ning
and returned Friday evening, after
a two davs' fishing party. All deport;
a very nice time and plenty. Of f(sh-
OLO SETTLERS' REUNION -
A big pleat" and old settlers' raun*
kin will be bald at Martin's Urove,
threw milt* aa«t ol Mangum, on Aug-
ust 21st and 22nd. The picnic will
be held la the famous grove on the
Martin farm and ther* will be plen-
ty of icood water for both man and
beast, also plenty of good ahade. Kv-
rybody InvKed to come and enjoy
th« two days. The program will ap-
pear later. Any one desiring stand
privileges communicate with J. 1).
Martin. Mangum Route 4.
McCLINTIC THANKS VOTERS
Toe Star Is In receipt of a letter
from Jim McCIIntic, of Snyder, recent-
ly nominated by the democracy of
this district for congressman, In which
be ask* us to extend to the voting of
Oneer county his sincere thanks lor
tbe loyal support they gave him In
tbe recent primary election. Jim
thanks you from the bottom of his
heart and says he will endeavor to
merit your trust and hopes that If a
time ever comes when he can be of
service to you that you will not hes-
itate to command him.
LIGHTNING KILLS SIRD8
J. C. Crozier reports a freak of
lightning that we have never heard
duplicated. In the grove Just north
of his residence on Kim Street, num-
erous English sparrows make their
roost When Mr. Oozler got up yes-
terday morning he found the ground
almost covered with dead sparrows,
that had been killed by a stroke of
lightning during tbe night. A wash
boiler was filled with the 'little birds
before the ground was clea">ed of
WEATHERFORD MEN COMINO
Miss Bertha Terry is In receipt of
advice from Weatherford stating that
bunch of Weatherford boosters,
headed by J. W. Bremer head of the
musical department of Southwestern
Normal, will be in Mangum during
the fore part of next week for the
purpose of boosting the Southwestern
Normal located at that place. The
boosters will be accompanied by a
band or orchestra and they hope to
meet as many Mangum and Greer
county people as possible.
MAYOR OF EVERY TOWN IN OK-
LAHOMA TO HELP.
Anovel scheme that ought to be
successful, has just been outlined by
'Mrs. Wil- the Oklahoma Panama Exposition
short ,n a letter to the mayor of eve-y town
and city in Oklahoma.
Governor Cruce recently designated
Saturday, August 15th, as Exposition
McFerrin, Mr. and Mrs. Herschel j Dollar Day, and the Commission h
Richards, Mr. and Mrs; S. A. Broome | making it "Tag Day" throughout the
are camping this week at Cache, Ok-[state. They have written every may-
lahoma. !or urging his co-operation and enclos-
* * * [ing a few tags to be sold at $1.00 each
Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Davis, Misses in his town. They ask the mayor to
Norma Lee Pace, Dorothy Davis, Ma-y attend the matter personally if possi-
Hamilt.on, Horace Wasley and Jake ble, but if too busy, to get some bus-
T^atham enjoyed a swim Friday night, iness men, church society, or young
in Martin's lake. ladies to attend the matter, and have
' arranged with the Daily Oklahoman i
C. M. Stone left on Tuesday morn
lng for St. Louis, New York and oth-
er Eastern dry goods markets where
he will purchase a stock of new fall
goods for the C. M. Stone and Co. dry
A. M. McKinney went 'o Oklahoma
City Saturday evening and while there
this week be appeared before the state
board of equalization asking that
board not to raise the assessment of
property in Greer county.
LOST—Pocket book, containing $31
and owners nam a on envelope from
Emmerson-Branlingham. Finder re-
turn to Star office and receive re-
8 3t adv. .LEONARD JOHNSON.
TO THE VOTERS OF GREER COUN-
FOR SALE—House and lot for aade
on installment plan. See Weil.
9 It adv.
central christian church
Win be regular aervK-e at
tMm Central Coiratlaa Church Suaday
mora lex Ma tw to «»l**»B-tbtrty.
Tbe Umm far tlw> tmoo wif. be
-Tbe Rusted Way.- No erealac
werrtee at tbe charrr*. bat will tola
la tbe wMtm wnkw at tbe airSaae
Gentlemen: I thank you for your
support and vote for me In the pri-
mary August 4th. but am sorry to aay
there wasn't enough of you to elect
me county weigher; but I am like the
old story goes. "If at first you dont
succeed, try again." so you caa ex-
pect me trying again two rears fror
now. I wtll again give tbe voters a
chance to elect a man who will attend
to tbe weighing himself
-the divine dictograph-
wui be tbe these a( tbe atonitng
•waea at tba Baptist chared next
Suaday aoralag Tbe paetor Is la a
r»»t»al awtbi at Oraatte rale weak,
bet win retwr* ta tftw tar tbe lira tar
>a«ka AH e«*
•erehts wftft Ok
Miss Francis Clay chaTmingly en- to publish August 23, a complete Te-
Home Companion by which all the tertajne(j a crowd of young people cord showing the towns contributing,
better babies contests throughout the j gaturday night with a forty two par- name of party superintending the "tag
country have been held, and at the ty Water melon was served on the 1 day''in each town, and the amount re-
close you will know exactly what your an(J at tbe cloge of the even. m,tted A )ist wi„ also bepub,ighed
rhiM fa nhv«ip»11v an rl mcntallv «
whether he is average, below or abov*
average, and what you should do to
better his condition.
HORSE SHOW IS
PRIDE OF FAIR
famous Animals scheduleo
TO BE PLACED ON DISPLAY
THE SECOND WEEK.
The aristocratic feature of the
eighth annual Oklahoma State Fail
and Exposition. Oklahoma City, Sept.
22 to Oct. 3, 1914, will be the fifth
annual Oklahoma Horse Sbow. Aa
tbe finest horses in tbe country are
shown at the Oklahoma State Fair
and exposition each year, it has been
possible to organize and carry to per-
fection a Horse Show second to none
and in some respects far superior to
many that are held each year. It Is
proposed this year to present the out-
standing feature on a still larger
scale than ever before, literally plac-
ing the Oklahoma Horse Show in the
Madison Square Garden class.
While the display of show horses
will be worth going miles to see, there
will be many other high class features
each night of tbe second week, in-
cluding Thaviu's Bai\d and operatic
aingers; Holland and Dockrill, eques-
trians; Power'b New York Hip-
podrome Elephants; popular songs by
a cabaret trio and a tango team.
anything. Only a small number of
Miss Norma Clay returned Friday tags is being sent to each town and
, f-om Edmond, where she has been at- jt is expected that the full amount
This contest (open to babies in tending school this summer. Miss wjn be sold in every instance, and
Jaokson and Greer counties) is held .('lay received a certificate in the thus assure the early success of this
by the Jackson County Medical As- Ltudy of plays and games under the big improvement.
sociation, undar the auspices and di-|direction of Miss Hofer of Chicago.
rection of the Fair management. The j • • »
home doctors will examine your ba-i Mr and Mrs e. R. Tinsley. Mr. and
by. He will be given a fair and equal jfrg. j. p Tinsley. Mr. and Mrs L. S.
show with all other babies. Write to Noble and family, Mr Harris, Mrs.
Dr. Fox at once for an entry blank. | j N Jacobs, Misses Dora Harris,
FARM FOR TRADE-
South. See Well.
8 It ad
and prepare to take the little kiddie
to the Fab" on Friday, September 4,
when the contest will be held. Ail en-
tries close at noon Auguat 31.
CARD OF THANKS
We desire in this public manner to
express our gratitude to all those who
assisted ua during the rec*at sickness
and oeath of our daughter. Mra. Du-
laney We traat that you may sever
be railed upon to suffer aimilar be
reareaaeota but la caae you ahould
we bope yoa may b? adrrouaded by
loyal frienda who by their aaay acta!
of ktadae«a aad worda of aympathy
wi'l llgbtea your «ufferioga as Too
hare Hgbted ow grief
W M TTTON AND FA MILT
MONEY TO LOAN
On first class residence and bw-
Kmma Strange, Roxie Young, Treacy iness property at 8 per cent. See 1*
Campbell and John Jacobs and Ray- A. McCollister,
mond Tucker spent tbe first par* of Bank.
FOR FIRST TIME
One of the distinct features of the
State Fair and Exposition at Oklaho
ma City, Sept. 22 to Oct. 3, 1914. will
be Powers New York Hippodrome
Elephants, lour in number, that will
make their first appearance iu the
west this fall. They have appeared
for seven consecutive years at tbe
New York Hipprodrome and will be
seen here in an entirely uew reper-
toire of astonlshinK tricks. The per-
formance as a whole is nothing short
of marvelous. The act calls for four
elephants and eight people.
10 ti adv
NOLLV COUNCIL NO. MS
at W o. W Halt at t » a
"The Adventures of Kathlyn"
PELL-BOUND MULTITUDE aa an Animal
jr Kalklya «ria* tke plaudita of ike people im tbe great
. She writes her Mater Winnie from Tbe Royal Boa
to tW arena and tbev oacape beyond the walb by Mean*
of a ««« arft
o4 Kathlyn" Shown
GREAT RACING PROGRAM
OKLAHOMA STATE FAIR
Four or more high class harcesa
and running races are promised dailv
for eight daya at the eighth annual
Oklahoma State Fair and Exposition.
Oklahoma City. Sept 22 to Oct 3. 1914.
Tha complete program has teen an-
nounced and it Includes nerenteea
harnesa races aad sixteen n<nnlaa
races A paelag t«am race Is one of
tha newest featarea ef the tpb-ndtd
program Automobile races and •
football game are aebedaled for .taya
om which there wtll be aa rmc.ag.
IMMENSE NIGHT SHOW
Oaa of tba oetateedtag fbetaraa af
the laanw Nlabt Show to be glv«B
tbe ftrrt ««eb of tbe Oblabwa Si eta
Fair aad Raaeutie* OblaaoM a>.
Sent » to Oct. a. 1914. Win be FabT«
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