Mangum Sun-Monitor. (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 10, 1908 Page: 2 of 8
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Useful as Well as Ornamental.
Having anticipated a big fall business, and having made very heavy pur-
chases in view thereof, we have an extensive stock of very useful articles
suitable for your Christmas oifts. consisting of China and Glassware. Silver-
ware, Carving Sets, Cuttlery. Safety Rogers' Shaving Sets. /Manicure Sets,
Guns. Sporting Goods. Plush Robes. Boys' Wagons. Coasters. Velocipedes.
Tool Sets. Air Rifles and many other articles too numerous to mention,
that will be a pleasure to give as well as to receive; something appropriate
and to be appreciated by every member of the family, both young and old.
And in view of our heavy purchases, together with the short crops, we are
going to make especially law prices on our entire stock. As an illustration
of what we have in store for you, here follows a few of the many bargains
we have to offer.
Set of 12 dwt, tripple plated Silver Knives and Forks, regular price the
werld over $5.00. our price $3.50.
Set Stag Handle. Silver Bolstered Carvers, regular price $6.50. our
Heavy Chase Pattern. Double Plush Lap Robe, regular
$8.00. our price $5.00.
price $7.50 to
100 Piece Haviland Ghina Dinner Set,
Very latest patterns that you would pay from
I40.00 to $45.00 for in any city, our price $19.30 for
These and many others equally as low, will give
you an idea of the special inducements we have to offer
you for your holiday purchases.
Special to Lady Customers.
With every purchase of China, Glassware or any
kind of holiday goods, no matter how large or how
small, we will give a beautiful China Art Calendar
Plate, absolutely free.
And make your purchases before the stock is
broken and while you have such an array of
useful articles to select from. We are going to
make the prices that will merrit your patronage.
COME IN EARLY
C. P. HAMILTON,
SOUTHWEST CORNER SQUARE, MANGUM, OKLA.
NEWS OP THE COUNTY.
«<.*»• of Interest (lathered From Va-
rious Sources and Iroiti Different
Carta of (IraniOld (Ireer.
Piom the Hnterprise.
Bert Loenian, of Blair, came in
Luther Ford was in town Sunday
D. D. Bickett and son. Lester,
left Tuesday morning for Stanley,
New Mexico, where Mr. BicWett
has a ranch.
Joe Burke was in the city last
Sunday from Sentinel. Okla.
Hon. T. M. Robinfon and wife,
of Altus, spent Sunday here with
some of their old-time friends.
Dr. "June" Nunnery was in town
over Sunday visiting his parents.
Dr. Nunnery is now located at El-
mer, on the Orient Railroad, south
of Altus and is well pleased with
Mrs. Lee Brown, of Fairberry,
Neb., who has been visiting her sis-
ter, Mrs. J.H. Rickel. for some
time, left Sunday morning for home.
She was accompanied as far as
Mountain View by Mrs. Rickel.
Brooks Gooch and Charlie Win
ston went over to Cordell Thanks-
C. R. Higdon, a Cold Springs
granite producer, was in the city
Mrs. Dinelly spent Thanksgiving
with her sister, Mrs. W. A. Ben-
nett, ut Chickasha.
Thomas L. Egglesten, Jr., re
ceived a telegram from Columbus,
Miss., Tuesday morning that one
of his relatives was not expected to
Lawrence Feike left Monday for
Altus, Okla., where he will spend a
few days prospecting.
A. F. Schwartz and Dr. G. W.
Wiley returned Fridi'y from Okla-
homa City, where they took in the
"big doins" of the Shriners.
The name grafter skinned the
same old bunch again Monday with
the same old "one, two, three,
razor game." "Oh Willie. Willie,
when will you be wise?"
Floyd Kirby celebrated Thanks-
giving in Lone Wolf. His inten-
tions were to eat turkey near Altus
but. missed connections at Lone
J. E. DuVall and family left yes-
terday morning for Marion, Kansas,
where they will make their future
home. Mr. and Mrs. DuVall have
been in Granite for some years and
their many friends will regret their
J. H. Rickel is showing a copy
of the Geneseo, 111., republic, which
contains several accounts of men
picking as high as 176 bushels of
corn in one day of ten hourB. Mr.
Rickel says this doesn't look exact-
ly like the crops were a failure in
the corn belt and that northern
fai mera were on the the verge of
Forty-eight hours of a steady and
constant downpour is pretty good
for an arid region. That's the
record at Granite. It rained con-
stantly Friday and Saturday night
and the ground is once more thor-
At the trial Thursday of I. J.
Leeper and "Seg" Stover for vio-
lating the prohibition law by drink-
ing in a public place, both of the
defendants were dismissed for lack
of evidence. One of the state's
witnesses was positive that they
were drinking whiskey. A warrant
had been issued for Albert Haynes
in the same case, this was also dis-
missed on the same grounds.
While driving to Mangum Thurs-
day night a party consisting of Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Paschall, Miss Ruth
Paschal I and Mr. Davis mixed up
in a runaway that lacked but little
of proving serious. The horses
became frightened and ran off a
culvert throwing the entire party
out and all suffered painful injuries
except Mrs. Paschall, who escaped
with a bad scare. Miss PaschaU'B
foot and ankle were badly injuried,
Fred suffered some severe bruises
on the side and hip and Mr. Davis
was badly bruised and scratched.
An extremely select crowd of
young folks had the time of their
lives Thursday night at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Addison Hall. The
occasion was a Christian Endeavor
social and an interesting time is
reported by all. Games and re-
freshments were the central features
on the program. F. L. West won
the prize in the "conversation
game" as the best "spieler."
Mr. West is a traveling man and
the rest were outclassed from the
start. Refreshments consisting of
hot chocolate, cake and pop-corn
were served and everybody depart-
ed with praise for their genial
! host and charming hostess.
' Postmaster T. J. Molinari, with
the consent of the department and
his bondsmen, transferred the post-
office Tuesday morning to E. G.
McRee, who will act as postmaster
until the department accepts Mr.
Molinari's resignation, which was
tendered September First. Mr.
Mnlinari is shipping his household
effects this week and will move his
family at once to his new home in
Portales, N. M.
E. H. Davenport has just been
appointed truant officer by the
Granite school board and is getting
down to his work with a vim. The
appointment ia made under the new
law which compels children be-
tween the ages of eight and sixteen
to attend school for certain stated
number of months in each year.
Th« law allows the annual school
meeting to fix the time but it must
be from three to to six months and
the time waa fixed at the meeting
held here July 28 at six months.
The law fixes a fine of from $10 to
$50 for the parents who fail or re-
fuse to send their children as pro-
vided by law. As three months of
the term have already elapsed they
will have to commence now and
continue the balance of the term.
Luther Godfrey is suffering from
severe knife wound in the side and
Tobe Bradley is under $500 bond to
the district court as the result of
a a charivari that was tendered to
Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Monday night
at the Lew Andrews place, three
and a half miles south-east of Gran-
ite. About one o'clock Tuesday
morning Mr. Godfiey was brought
to Dr. Wiley and his wound dressed.
The wound is a gash about four
inches lor.g, just over the heart,
which is about four inches deep
anda s near as can be ascertained
the facts in the case are about as
follows: The party were marching
around the house to the accompan-
iment of the usual horns, guns,
tin-pans, etc., and young Godfrey
was standing close to a broken win-
dow when, without warning, Brad-
ley thrust a knife out of the win-
dow and Godfrey fell backwards.
Bradley was brought to Granite
Tuesday afternoon and before
Judge Parten waived prelim-
inary examination and was
bound over to the district court
on a $500 bond. At last accounts
Godfrey was suffering badly and
his wounds are considered very
J. T. Mitchell died Sunday
morning at 7 o'clock at the resi-
dence of Mr. and Mrs. A. M.
Spearman, of dropsy and Bright's
disease after a lingering illness.
Mr. Mitchell was a brother of Mrs.
Spearman ahd came here from Col-
linsville, Texas, where the remains
were taken for burial. Mr.
Mitchell was a member of the W.
O. W. and the funeral services
which were held at the Baptist
church at one p. m., Monday after-
noon were under the direction of
that order. The pall bearers were
Sovereigns J. H. Brooking, C. B.
Dewees, J. L. Curreathers, R. G.
Sandidge, E. E. Nunnery and B. F.
If you want Jerseys, come and
see them. Will sell, exchange for
other cattle or sell on fall time, on
approved notes. Apply E. R. Mc-
Curdy or Doc Bellows, to north and
east of Blair.
List With Us. We Can Match Your
We have so systematized our
business that with .our string of
correspondents in every nook
and corner, we can dtliver BET-
TER results than anybody.
LAWRENCE, OILLILAND* McBEE,
ao8 W. Jefferson St. ~ Msngum, Okla.
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Crittenden, H. L. Mangum Sun-Monitor. (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 10, 1908, newspaper, December 10, 1908; Mangum, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc286213/m1/2/: accessed December 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.