Mangum Sun-Monitor. (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 7, 1909 Page: 5 of 8
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
Do You Know
First State Bank
Is the Only Bank in Mangum
was a big crowd in town
Jailor Lige Reeves has fourteen
iboarders at his hotel.
Read Dickey's 8 per cent farm
Joan letter, it explains his unusual
Dr. Dodson's office is located in
the Elliott Block, over Simson
Our watch repair department
is one of the best in Oklahoma.
Clower & Gray.
Best Farm loHns and plenty of
money at lowest rate with W. H.
Dickey, back of Curreathers.'
Who wants to rent a good farm,
180 acres in cultivation, two houses;
see me a* once? R. E. Jones.
We still have a full line of cast
<c oak stoves and steel ranges that are
going at prices all can buy. F. S.
Lost:—Pierceless Ear-Drop, set
vwith two pearls. Finder please
sretsra to Rude's Meat market and
Special sales are quite the fad
snow with merchants. The Sun-
iMonitor printed 25,000 half-sheet
hand bills for one Mangum mer-
chant during the past week also
two other large jobs of several
£l»e jury commissioners, G. W.
Briggs, of Granite, J. B. Sherrill,
of Vinson, and H. L. Crittenden,
-of Mangum, met this week and se-
lected six hundred names of citi-
zens of Greer county from which
the district and county court juries
will be selected during the current
Now is the time to have your
pictures framed for 'Xmas. New
line of frames at Walker Furniture
Buy Hair Goods from the Man-
Shopping bags, latest styles cne-
fourth off. Clower & Gray.
We attend to picture framing
promptly. Walker Furniture Co.
Team and buggy harness at great-
ly reduced prices. F. S. Gentry.
We still have the best line of
watches and jewelry in Western
Oklahoma. Clower & Gray.
For bus or baggage call Brigman
& Caudle. Phone 306; prompt, at-
tention given to all phone calls.
J. I. Rogers, thfe restaurant man.
had arranged to move to Okla-
homa City but changed his mind
and will remain in Mangum. He
is having the interior of his restau-
rant redecorated by experts from
—Mrs. M. J. Patton called Tues-
day and renewed her subscription.
-J. W. Ladd, of Granite No. 2,
called Saturday and renewed his
—J. E. Chambers called Monday
and had his address changed from
Mangum to Metcalf.
—Mrs. G. W. Farris returned
Monday from a holiday visit with
relatives in El Reno.
—Earl Hardin, a voter of Pros-
perity precinct, called Tuesday and
renewed his subscription.
—Deputy Sheriff Joe Adams was
in Altus this week, as a witness in
the trial of Sheriff Hensley.
—J. L. Clifton, of Vinson, while
in Mangum Tuesday called and sub-
scribed for the Sun-Monitor.
—G. C. Chambers made final
proof on his homestead Monday and
had his address changed to Reed
—W W. Akers, of Reed Route
Three, was in Tuesday and renewed
his subscription for the Sun-Moni-
tor and Dallas News.
—J. Will Rogers, of Mangum
Route Three, braved the cold wind
Wednesday morning and came to
town to renew his subscription to
—A. R. Garrett is in Altus this
week attending district court. He
is leading attorney for the defense
in the case of the State against
Sheriff Hensley, of Jackson county.
—H. J. Elkins, a prominent cit-
izen of Bloomington township,
called Saturday and renewed his
subscription to the Sun-Monitor
and Dallas News. He says that is a
newspaper combination that is hard
■RIEP POPULARITY FOR ROSES.
Favorite* of Other Day* That Are Now
What become* of the former favor-
ites of the rose tribe? Each has had
ita day and ha* reigned right royally
in its particular period, says the New
York Pre**. All old New Yorker*
must have soft ipota In their heart*
for the jacqueminot. For many years
It waa the roost popular blossom
among rich and poor. A quarter of a
cen'ury ago the street venders sold
hardly anything except the gorgeous
red ".Tack" roaes and the moat fash-
ionable florist had to be extremely
cautious in trying to push another va-
riety ahead of it Then came the
American beauty, which had a long
sway. Bride roses followed in the af-
fections of the people, more on ac-
count • of their association than be-
cause of superior beauty. Long before
the brides and American beauties and
"Jacks" there flourished the Marechal
Nlel, always the subject of contro-
versy as to whether It was a tea rose
or a noisette.
Of a more beautiful yellow than th»
flower named for the famous marshal
of France was the cloth of gold rose.
As Its name implied, It was a rich
golden color. Fully as handsome as
the general jacqueminot, the original
name of the "Jack" was the baronno
prevost. Another gorgeous rose was
the slant of battles. Among the
climbers were the queen of the prai-
rie, the Baltimore belle and the ayr-
shlre. A flower loved for Its perpetual
blossoming was the souvenir de mal-
maison, finest of the Bourbon roses.
The BenkuI was another perpetual and
an attractive bloom. Even the gi-
gantic cabbage rose, though it be-
came the fashion to laugh at it, had Its
share of popularity for awhile. Where
are the roseB of yesteryear?
Five Lots for $160— Lots in North
Mangum, Nos. 18, 17, 18, 19 in
Block 3, and Lot 13. in Block 21.
Address S. J. Rivers, Mangum,
Okla., Route 2.
Heath & Milligan, best prepared
paint, wearB longest, covers most,
and looks best. For sale only at F.
On New Years day L. A. Wicks,
an attorney of Crosby ton, Texas,
came to Mangum and when he left
the next morning took with him
one of Mangum's popular young
ladies, Miss Kate Gunn. Miss
Gunn for several seasons has been
the milliner at J. D. Curreathers'
store. They were married New
Years night at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Curreathers and all the
salespeople of the store were guests
at the wedding. Miss Kate is
lovely young woman and has many
friends in Mangum.
SPOILED THEIR LITTLE GAME.
Austin, E. C.
Butt, J. U_.
Barnes, H. C.
Bonds, J . A.
Bonds, J . A.
Chandler, Mrs. Belie.
Crawford, 1). C.
Davenport, J . N.
Davenport, J. 'N.
Davis. G. W.
Evan*, J. T.
■ Eicher. Leroy.
Haydon, Mrs. L,. W.
Hefner, J. H.
Hill, Mrs. Alllce.
Jones, J no.
Jenkinson, Mrs. Jane.
Murphy, W. J.
Mason, C. M.
Newton, Mrs. Uula Belle.
Rush, .1. G.
Smith, G. B.
Tidwell, E. J.
Thompson, J. W.
Williams, B. B.
When calling for the above please
W. C. SHADDEN, P. M.
The firm of Dial & Chaffln, on
Jauary 1st, 1909, by mutual consent
was dissolved, Mr. Chaffin retiring
from business and Mr. Dial will
continue the business in the future
as in the past, and would be glad
to have all of his old friends call
and see hi.v. when in town and
would still appreciate a continuance
of their business in the future.
J. L. Need ham and son and
• daughter went to Hall county, Tex-
as, while there Siegel, his son, was
married to Miss Eva Spruill, daugh-
ter of B. F. Spruill. They were
.married at the nome of the bride's
parents at four o'clock Xmas even-
ing before an audience of about
thirty or forty people the couple
then left for Mr. Valliance's, the
grooms cousin, where a fine supper
was enjoyed by a large crowd.
: Saturday morning they left for
<3reer county, Okla., their future
home. The groom was nineteen
years of age and the bride 17.
Seigel says he got the sweetest girl
in Hall county or in any other
The Methodist church is holding
a revival service this week and it
will continue until next. One of
the best so far that has ever been
so far is the general report. The
meeting, according to Rev. Lamar,
is entirely different .from others
< held before in that the old hypnotic
influence of the speaker is to be
superseded by the Christlike feeling
and working of the members. The
meetings are held in the morning
at 10:30 and evening services at
7:30. At the first morning service
several men were in attendance
and before many days had passed
there were many men attending
regular. The conductor of the
meeting, Rev. Ellis, is the regular
evangelist of the Methodist Church
forthis section. He is a strong
speaker and has an excellent use of
the English language. Let us hope
they will prove successful in their
endeavors and build up a stronger
and larger church membership.
Subscribe for the dun-Monitor
Opportunities for Young Women
Ihe Philadelphia School for
Nurses, 2219 Chestnut Street, Phil-
adelphia, Pa., offers free scholar-
ships in trained nursing to young
women in every state in the union.
The scholarships cover the full two
years' coursc, with room, board,
uniforms, laundering, etc., includ-
ed and railroad fare paid to home
town or district upon the comple-
tion of the Course.
A home study course and a short
resident course are also provided,
which quickly open the door to
opportunity and enable the pro-
gressive students to render a noble
service to humanity and at the
same time acquire for themselvep
a substantial income from the best
paid occupation now open to worn
en; besides qualifying every
Btudent to deal with emergencies
in tne home that may mean the
saving of a loved one's life.
Far seeing philanthropists are
adding to the resources of this
school, with the view of ultimately
extending these benefits to earnest,
energetic young women in all
country districts Tand in all the
smaller towns and cities.
The Institution is approved and
endorsed by leading physicians and
educators of the entire country.
Some of the leading men of this
state are its strong supporters and
endorses, as it will be seen from
the catalogue which will be sent to
any one who writes to the school
for iit. ,
To Our Friends and Patrons
We take this method of thanking
our patrons and friends throughout
Greer county and adjoining counties
for the ilberal busineps given us
during the year 1908 and will en-
deavor the coming year to merit
a continuance of same by kind and
fair treatment to all and by mak-
ing as reasonable prices as can be
made to do a legitimate business.
Thanking you one and all for the
liberal patronage shown us we
wish you A Merry Christmas and
A Happy New Year.
Yours to please,
Oklahoma Home Lumber Co.
G. H. ABERNATHY, Mgr.
Prizes tor Farm Products
Below isalistlof prizes for ex-
hibits of farm] products at the
farmers' insititute to be held here
January 11 and 12. If the proper
interest is taken a valuable exhibit
can be made. One of the purposes
in getting up the exhibit is to pro-
vide material fpr the use of the
lecturers Wh8 Will be here.
Specimens should be brought in
on any day before January 11 and
left with T. F. McMillan, who will
be in charge of the exhibit.
Best exhibit of cotton seed,' one
pint,—C. P. Hamilton,'a $2.50
Best exhibit of corn, ten ears—
Pinkerton & Echols. $1 cash.
Best exhibit of Kaffir corn, ten
heads—box of Frotana Cigars, by
P. O. Book Store.
Best exhibit of milomaize, ten
heads—The Dixie Store, one pair
of $2.50 shoes.
Best sample of wheat, one quart,
subscriptions Mangum Star.
Best sample of oats, one quart,
—one year subscription to Sun-
Best pound of butter—Trippes'
Cash Store, one years' subscription
to the Pictorial Review.
B»st loaf of bread—fifty pounds
flour by Snow Gro. Co.
Best sample of sorghum syrup-
picture worth $1.00.
Proves nineral Claim
Hobart. Okla., Dec. 24.—John
B. Lenertz, residing a few miles
south of Hobart, is the first man
in the history of "New Oklahoma"
to make final proof on a mineral
The land is located in the Wich-
ita mountains and Lenertz is reap-
ing a large revenue from the excel-
lent granite sold from the quarry.
—Oklahoma City Times.
There is some truth in the above
but it lacks a lot of being the
truth; the whole truth and nothing
but the truth.
In the first place J. B. Lenertz
lives at Granite and the claim is at
Cold Springs eighteen or twenty
miles south of Hobart. The claim
is not a mineral claim but is taken
up under the Timber and Stone Act
and has not yet been proven up but
Mr. Lenertz is advertising to make
final proof. All the same the prop-
erty is one of the most valuable
quarry propositions in Oklahoma
and Mr. Lenertz is to be congratu-
lated for his foresight.—Granite
Trlck*ter'* Slip That Put an End to
Mayor Speer of Denver was talking
the other day about a pair of political
"They gave themselves away," he
said. "Don't tricksters always give
themselves away? It reminds me of
the two men who wanted to sell their
corpses for dissection. These two
men, miserably clad, called on the
dean of a medical college Id new
" 'We are both on the verge of starv-
ation, sir,' the spokesman said. 'We
are well on in years, and it Is clear
that wa haven't much longer to live.
Would you care to purchase our
bodies for your dissecting-room V
"The dean hesitated.
" 'It Is an odd proposition,' he mut-
"'But it l« occasionally done,' said
the spokesman in an eager voice.
" 'Well,' said the dean, 'we might
arrange it. What price do you ask?'
" 'Over In Philadelphia," said the
spokesman, 'they gave us $40.'"
Justified HI* Name.
On opening a new golf course at
Tankerton, Whltstable, Eng., recently
Mr. Akers-Douglas related a good
story. A golfer at Hale had an irritat-
ing experience with a local caddie. He
followed so closely, and was so anxious
to please by intelligent anticipation,
that the player had several narrow es-
capes of severely disfiguring him.
After a tedious and unprofitable round
he paid blm off, gave him his lunch
ticket and threepence for cleaning his
clubs, and addressed him: "You know
you are not quite perfect as a caddie.
There is room for improvement. But
as an agent for an accident Insurance
company you are pretty hot stuff.
What Is your name?" The caddie, a
stolid-looking and hitherto silent
youth, moved, like Balaam's ass, by
the exigencies of the situation, opened
his mouth and replied, "Mustard!"
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Department of the Interior,
United States Land Office,
at lawton, Okla., January 2, 1909.
Notice is hereby igiiven that James
G. Marr, of Hollis, Oklahoma, who,
on July 18, 1904, made homestead en-
try, No. 11215 (serial No. 0 4040),
S. V4 NE.'/i, Section 10, Township 4
N., Itange 20 W., Indian Meridian,
has filed notice of intention to make
Final five year Proof, to establish
claim to the land above described, be-
fore O. P. Elliott, U. S. Commis-
sioner, at his office, at Mangum, Okla-
homa, on February 16, 1909.
Claimant names as witnesses;
William M. Cox, Seth A. parker,
W. A. Arant and E. J. Arant, all of
H, D. McMiMIIGHT,
Section 3. All ordinances ui
part* of ordinance in conflict herewKfc
are hereby repealed.
Section 4. This ordinance shall
take effect and be in force from asi
after Its 'passage, approval, and D«l»
lication as required by law.
Passed und Approved this the 6th
day of January. A. D. 1909.
R. o. ECHOIC, Mayor.
Altteet: FORREST SH.K3I.U
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Department of the Interior,
United States l^and Office,
at Lawton, Okla., January 2, 180#.
Notice Is hereby given thai James
M. Fox, of Mangum, Okla., who, on
April 23, 1902, made homestead entry.
No. 8551 (serial No. 0 4038) SW.fc.
Section 15, Township 4 N., Range
W; Indian Meridian, has filed notice
of Intention to make Final five year
Proof, u> establish claim to the land
above described, before O. P. Elliott.
U. S. Commissioner at his office, at
Mangum, Oklahoma, on February 16.
Claimant names as witnesses:
W. O. Yarbrogh, Henry J. Gillas-
ple, A. M. MarkAiam and J. B.
Jones, all of Mangum, Oklahoma.
h. d. McKnight,
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Department of the Interior,
Un.ted States Land Office,
at lawton, Okla., January 2, 1909.
Notice is hereby given that Minnie
O. Sawyer, formerly Minnie O. Down-
ing, of Willow, Oklahoma, who, or
September 14, 1904, made homestead
entry No. 11415 (serial No. O 4309)
for W.V4 NE.V4, NE.Vi NE.%, Sec-
tion 30 and NW.VA NW.%, Section 29.
Township 7 N., Range 22 W., Indian
Meridian, has filed notioe of in-
tention to make Final commuta-
tion Proof, to establish claim to the
lanil above described, before O. P.
Elliott, U. S. Commissioner, at his
office, at Mangum, Oklahoma, Feb-
ruary 1G, 1909.
Claimant names as witnesses:
Jeff Downing, Emmet McWilllams,
William Dalton and W. B. Tadlock,
all of Willow, Okilahoma.
h. d. mcknight,
Call st §uk-MQW1VQ* for job -
TF you want to buy Dry Goods, Clothing,
A Shoes, Hats or Millinery, it means a big
saving to you if you'll go to
We flake the Price to flake Business.
Scene—Matrimonial agency. Mana-
ger and gentleman applicant.
Mat. Agent—You want a wife?
Mat. Agent—Blonde or brunette?
Customer—I am not particular. I
Insist on but one thing—she must be
a divorced woman.
Mat. Agent—Sorry, sir. I have none
on hand, but if you can wait a few
days I have one in preparation.—Bo-
Your crop may be short; but you
can not afford to be short in pro-
viding for your children. By all
means give them a course in The
Mangum Business College and fit
them for something better than
picking cotton. Address:—E. W.
JUSTUS, Mangum, Okla.
The Way of It.
Proud Traveler—I have had such ex-
periences with the bandits in Italy and
Spain. Have you ever had an experi-
ence in the least like It?
Stay-at-Home Citizen—My dear sir,
I can surpass your experience. There
was a time of my life when I never
went out that I was not held up by
force of arms.
p. T.—Good gracious! How was It?
S. A. H. C.—It was when I was a
baby and my nurse took me out for an
ORDINANCE NO. 49.
Be it Ordained by the Mayor and the
City Council of the City of Man-
gum, in the 8tate of Oklahoma.
Section 1. It shall be an offense
for any person, individual or corpor-
ate, to manufacture, sell, barter, give
away, or otherwise furnish except as
in this ordinance provided within the
corporate limits of the City of Man-
gum, in the State of Oklahoma, any
spirituous, vinous, fermented or malt
liquors, or any imitation thereof or
substitute therefor; or 10 manufac-
ture, sell, barter, give away or other-
wise furnish any liquors or com-
pounds of any kind or description
whatsoever, whether medicated or
not, which contains as much as one-
half of one per centum of alcohol,
measured by volume, and which Is
capable of oelng used as a oeverage,
except preparations compounded by
any licensed pharmacist, the sale of
which would not subject him to the
payment of the special tax required
by the laws of the United States; or
to ship or In any way convey such
liquors from one iplac^i to another
place therein except the conveyance
of lawful purchase for a lawful pur-
pose as provided by the laws of the
State of Oklahoma; or to solocit the
purchase or sale of any ««ott liquors,
either in person or by sign, circular,
letter, card, price list, advertisement
or otherwise, or to distribute, publish,
or display any advertisement or sign,
or notice where any such liquors may
be manufactured, bartered, sold, giv-
en away, or otherwise furnished, or
to have the possession of any such
liquors with the Intention of violating
any of the provisions of this section;
and, any person violating any of tho
provisions of this section shall be
deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and
upon conviction thereof be punished
by a fine of not less than fifty dol-
lars nor more than one hundred dol-
lars, all costs of the prosecution, and
by Imprisonment thirty days; provid-
ed, however, that the provisions of
this ordinance shall not apply to the
manufacture and sale of unfermented
cider and wine made from apples,
grapes, berries or other fruit grown
In the State of Oklahoma, and to the
use of wine for sacramental purposes
In religious bodieB.
Section 2. Any person who shall,
in any public place, or in or upon any
passenger coach, or in or upon any
vehicle commonly used for the trans-
portation of passengers, or in or about
any depot, platform, waiting room or
station, drink any Intoxicating liquor
Notice ol Demand (or Tax Dm4
State of Oklahoma. County of.
To W. C. Franklin as owner of
the following described tract of
land situated in the town of Gran-
ite, Greer county, Oklahoma,
to wit; Lot "C" in Block 21, Bart-
lett Addition to town of Granite.
You are hereby notified that the
above tract of land was, on the 21at
day of November, 1906, after com-
plete and legal notice had been giv-
en as provided by law, bid *in by
the county treasurer of Greer
;ounty for the taxes legally levied
thereon for the year 1905, which
8aid taxes were not paid; and the
said tract of land was, on the 27tbu>>
day of November, 1907, trans-
ferred by the County Treasurer of
Greer county to the undersigned
for the sum of 97c, the accumulated
taxes and penalties, and that unless
redemption is made by you or your
authorized agent or attorney on or
before the 9th day of March, 1909,
the said D. A. Belmore as the legal
holder and ownei of the certificate
of purchase issued against such
tract of land will demand of the
County Treasurer of Greer county,
Oklahoma, that deed issue to him
as provided by law.
Signed: D A. BELMORE.
By A. M. Stewart, his attorney.
"1 don't Bee much sense
spelling reform movement,"
the first legislator. "It ain't prac-
"Why ain't It practical?" demanded
the second legislator. "Can't we ap-
point a commission, with a hlgb-sal-
arled head and 17 minor but lucrative
Jobs? Of course It's practical."—
Kansas City Journal.
Caught Both Ways.
Jinks—Because I may be naturally
a timid man. I found equal bad luck
in trying Buch opposite occupations as lot any kind, or if any person shall be
dairy farming and finance
Blnks—What do you mean?
Jinks—1 went to the country and
the cows bullied me. I went Into
Wall street and the bulls cowed me.
drunk or Intoxicated In any public or
| private road, or In any passenger
i coach, street car, or any public place
or building, or at any public gather-
ing, or If ai\y person shall be drunk
or Intoxicated and shall disturb the
peace ot' any person, lie shall be
A Scattering Clientele. deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and
"Do you think people will take ui>on conviction thereof shall be pun-
kin IK to your ideas of reform?" | by a fine of not less than ten
**1111 * • _ I ,i/>llora wi nru tluin on a htmnfMi
"I don't know," answered Senator
Sorghum. "Ont- trouble about being
a reformer in that there are so many
different kinds of reform wanted that
yuui audience Is necessarily limited."
dollars, nor more than one hundred
dollars, or by imprisonment for not
less than five days nor more than
thirty days, or by both such une and
imprisonment, and shall pay all costs
of the prosecution.
Notice To Creditors
In the District Court of the Uni
ted States for the Western District
In the matter of J. A. Simson,
Bankrupt, in Bankruptcy.
Notice of first meeting of credi-
To the Creditors of J. A. Simp-
son. in the town of Mangum,
county of Greer, District and State-
aforesaid in Bankruptcy.
Notice is hereby given that on
the 28th day of December. 1908 J.
A. Simson was duly adjudicated a
bankrupt and that the first meeting
of his creditors will be held at
Mangum, <~>kla.. on the 14th day of
January, 1909, at 9 o'clock sharp,
in the forenoon, at which time the
said creditors may attend, prov*
their claims, appoint a trustee and
examine the bankrupt, and transact
such other busineos as may come
before such meeting.
Refere" in Bankruptcy.
By Floreen Tucker, Clerk.
A full line of paints, oils and
brushes always on hand. F. S.
Gentry. At South. Side Square.
Here’s what’s next.
This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Newspaper.
Crittenden, H. L. Mangum Sun-Monitor. (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 7, 1909, newspaper, January 7, 1909; Mangum, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc285922/m1/5/: accessed November 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.