The Cimarron News. (Boise City, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 1, 1920 Page: 1 of 4
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The Cimarron News.
VOLUME 21, NUMBER 22.
BOISE CITY, CIMARRON OOUNTY.OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 1st, 1920.
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE, $1.00. TO OUT OF COUNTY $1.50
We wish for you a happy and prosperous New Year
BOISE CITY DRUG COMPANY
We want YOUR Business
R. FRANK HALL, PROPRIETOR.
B. F. Behimer, President
R. H. Clark, Vice-President
W. S. Martin, Cashier
the wagon. Green was hit in
First National Bank
Capital and Surplus $32,000.00
BOISE CITY, OKLA.
May your happiness be complete
May your gold be sufficient and to spar
head and fell dead, the ball entering
thru the left eyebrow and passing
thru his br&in. Owens had a thumb
shot off and Jesse Tanner was shot
thru the neck and again thru the ab-
— _ . domen and died on the way to the
Three Wlen Killed in Shooting Affair, hospital at Clayton. Several shots
were fired at Melvin Tanner, who
The worst tragedy in the history was behind an automobile trying to
of Cimarron county was enacted in load a shotgun that had been bought
the Wheeless community yesterday at the sale. He failed to get the
when Jesse Tanner, Bob Tanner and gun loaded and none of the shots
Ernest Green were shot to death and that were fired at him took effect.
A. N. Owens was wounded. There The killings happened about four o'-
had been a fued on between the Tan- clock, just as the sale was over and |
ners and the Green boys for some the word was brought to Boise City |
time and they had participated in about dark and the sheriff and coun- |
quarrels and fist fights at different ty attorney and undertaker went out ^
times. Mr. Owens is father-in-law of there immediately. jf
one of the Green boys and so took At the time the News goes to press | ♦
that side of the * trouble. Ernest no information is available at to the . •
Green and the three Tanner brothers, funeral arrangements ior the dead.
Jesse, Melvin and Bob had troublp The Tanner boys father is in Texas j ♦
last week and the Tanner boys beat and their burial will probably not be J
badly. They all held until he returns. Jesse Tanner ♦
owned a fine stock farm just east of I ♦
the Wheeless store and leaves a wife j X
and one child. Bob Tanner leaves ♦
H. F. Johnson, President
M. W. Pugh, Vice President.
H. L. Johnson, Active Vice Pres.
John C. Johnson, Cashier.
1 .-rtARA'J'r- ruND >APk>
THE FIRST STATE BANK
EOISE CITY, OKLAHOMA.
Capital Surplus, Undivided Profits Over $30,000.00
The Bank Where You Feel At Home1
Wife Dies of Cancer I Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Bivens were
Undertaker Wilder was calleu to the city Monday from their ranch
firitro-s vesterdav, Wednesay, to bury 1
Mrs W. H. Bigler o' that place. The I Fred Jenny of Wheeless was ... j
interment will be in the Marella cem-, |0wn Monday and says he has ;;old
etery. The cause of death was can- | h;s two section farm there and he
cer, and she was 59 years, 4 monthsj anij w;fe will return to Wisconsin,
and 11 days old. Mr. Bigler and F.
H H issott were in town to see the . — .
undertaker Tuesday. The Biglers are mas day with friends at their old
not known in Boise City.
Green up pretty
met at the T. E. King public sale in
that community Wednesday after-
noon and the trouble was renewed.
Ernest Green and Bob Tanner start-
ed the trouble and when Bob made a
pass like he would draw a gun from
his hip pocket, Green shot him, the
bullet entering his temple and Idl-
ing him instantly. Green shot at
him three or four times after he fell
and then faced about to have it out
with Jesse and Melvin, Bob's broth-
ers. Jesse Tanner was in a wagon community and
not far awav and when he started to is 70 years old
one small child, his wife having died : J
last year. Ernest Green has been I ♦
back from service in the army only
about a month. He was in the med-
ical service department and held a
good record as a soldier. He leaves
three brothers and his aged mother
all of whom live at Wheeless. Mr.
Owens is a well to do farmer of that
well respected. He
It is a shock to the
HE officers of this bank wish to thank
their patrons for the hearty support
given this instition during the year just
closed and assure them that this bank will
continue with the same satisfactory service
during the coming year:
The O. Thomas family spent Christ
home at Wheeless. Little Miss Vera]
Machotka returned with them for
visit at their home.
interfere Mr. Owens diew his gun whole community and as usual when
also and he and Jesse opened fire on such thirgs happen there are con-
each other. Ernest Green ran to fiicting stories. It is almost unbe-
the w.;gon and finished emptying his lievable that such a thing could have
gun at Jesse. Green and Owens were happened in peaceful, law abiding
on the ground with Jesse Tanner in Cimarron county.
Wilder Has New Hearse
ML E Wilder has a new motor
hearse which he received at Guymon Fof 6ale—i50 bu. seed barley
this week. It is mounted on a pow- $1.50 per bu. 200 ft. 1 4 in. Hawser
erful Nash six cylinder car and is a j laid rope good as new
fine looking thing and looks like it ] Marsh, Garlington, Okla.
might ride easy but so far we have; ^ gale_600 bushels of corn in
not seen any one who was ready oi 1 A]gQ geveral hundred bundles
•— to ride with mm. it is
of maize at 5 cts. if taken at once.
right up to now and the latest thing <' y.' B-iise Citv
in the hearse lin ana any one who,Jas- *i,zer' 11 "se
knows Wilder woffle
have that kind,
xp?ct him to
If you want to sell your land see j
or write me. I have cash buyers for
land priced worth the money. Jno. |
F. Graham, Boise City, Okla.
A Light Form of Small Pox
There are several cases of a light w Tt a
form of small pox in and around
Boise Citv. They are sick only a day .
or two with it and some never go to | Ai A. Stocker and two sor.s weie din |
bed at all on account of it but the ner guests at the m. A. Slmei lv »
health officer has quarantined them in the city Christmas day. A
ami closml tho school for ihis week W„,„l child j
»dhope.^ohave«h.epdoem,cjtop- Jr0?" Hur|ey „d their visit™!
mother, Mrs. J. J. O'Banion of Mer-
cer, Mo., were callers in Boise City .
ped in a few days. Dick Shugart, J.
O. Thomas. Frank Garrett, Ernest
Price, Hob Mizer, S. E. Potter. Frank
Ricks and D. L. Lewis have had it
or been under quarantine to date.
The News editor was on the sick
list last week so failed to note the
marriage of Miss Iva Paul and Tom
Johnson which was solemnized on
Dec. 20. Miss Iva had been a ch , it
in the Wilder store for some months
and is a mighty sweet girl and Tom
is a lucky lad. She is a daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Paul of south of
town and the third daughter to
marry within a few weeks. Tom is
employe<l on the OTO ranih west of
town and they are at home to their
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Lowery and 4
children, E. A. Lowery, Fred and Ray J £
Pomeroy of Sampsel were city visit- ^
ors Fiidav. Mr. Ernest Lowery paid i
this office a pleasant call putting in •
tip-top order the siib account of Roy | 4
Trout, <*'f Huntington. Ind.
I Want Your Farm
Real Estate Bought, Sold and
Plenty of money to loan on
real estate; small rate and quick
H. S. GREEN
The KENTON RECORD!
♦ MRS. W. M. EDDY, Editor. ♦
J Subscriptions and advertising to ^
f the Cimarron News will be re- ♦
t ceived and receipted for by Mrs. »
J Eddv. Kenton readers are re- £
♦ quested to report any news 1- ♦
1 terns to the Kenton editor. *
Monday December 11, KH9
Mr. and Mrs. Al Baker and Mrs.
Berry Bivens were Chriitmas shop-
ping in town Monday.
Mrs. S. C. Gillespie and Mrs. Her-
man Gillespie and children were in
Monday looking for "Santa Claus."
R. B. and douglas Eddy accompan-
ied their mother. Mrs. W. Eddy,
to the Seneca Sunday to visit her
I niece, Mrs. Jerry Barfcin. Mrs. Wal-
ter (iiles returned home with them.
Ulmer Bridges of the Texas Oil
Co., Clayton, New Mex., and his
i brother from Altus, Okla., were in
town Monday attending to business.
Jack Potter, a sheep man, <>f the
Escondido Ranch, New Mex., was in
town Wednesday :nd reports his
sheep in line condition this winter.
Mr. and Mrs. Frarik Anderson has
moved to town for the winter and
occupy Mrs. I). D. Collin's residence.
Office First Wational Bar.k
♦ Cole and Jim Giles and Miss Mag-
♦ gie Giles from New Mex. were trad-
ing in li>wn Wedresdiiy.
♦ Mr. aid Mrs. J. R. Hughes and j last week
% their little daughter Kristella were
♦ ' visiting and shopping in town Tues-
ly at the piano and Mr. Louis Reg-
nier with the violin played the volun-
tary followed by an Anthem by the
choir and prayer by the pastor.
Rev. Davis. The choir then sang
''Hark the Herald Angels Sing"* a
song, "Christmas Jingles", by little
Shirley Labriere and Kaystella Hugh-
es gave a recitation. Then we had
Santa Claus by four small children
from Miss Ixioney's room. The world
needs Christmas Cheer by the High
School girls; "3anta Claus visits Un-
cle Sam", a Christmas play by the
Intermediate pupils from Miss Jones
room. We were favored with three
solos by Misses Marcia Malm and Dol
lie Davis and Mrs. Miller Easley; "Si-
lent Nighl" was sung by eight maio
voices. We wish to thank the teach-
ers for the many numbers furnished
the program and the accredited way
in which their pupils acquitted them
•■ilves and M . Ke mper for the \-oiin
accompaniment through the entiie
kindly loanhi,; her piano and each
kindly loaning her piano and each
member of the choir for helping in
the singing and Mr. Meyers for act-
ing Santa Claus. The program clos-
ed with the beautiful anthem, ''All
Hail Immanuel". Then came old San-
ta and the distribution of presents
from the Chiistmas tree which had
been so nicely decorated by the lad-
ies. It was a real old fashioned
Christmas entertainment like we had
long before '.Mi ' War.'.
For some reason the Kenton Rec-
ord items failed to get in the paper
Wilion and biide return.
Earl Wilkinson of Berg community
was in town Monday.
A. C. Easlev, Chas. Rowan, R. C.
Tate and Miller Easley were over
from Kenton Monday.
LOST—1 auto tire between G. W.
Lowery's place and the Marella
E. Church. It is a G & J. tire. The
finder please notify John Lowery.
Sampsel, Oklahoma. 22-It p
The many friends of Uncle Josiah
Martin, of Garlington, will be glad t
know that he is re|*>rted as beint;
some improved. He has had a h : j
siege of sickness.
Mr, and Mrs. W. W. Kennedy and
children, of Guymon, visited at '
McMahan home in the city Christ -
F. W. Smith of west of town was
taken to Dnlhart last of the week
for an operation for appendicitis ar.d
at last reports was doing nicely.
C. A. Parker of Garlingten was i:i
town Monday. He has so'd his .-ect-
ion d' v*n there to George Ra. :-rd
is rot sure yet what he will do b^l
thinks he may buy again.
I uesuav and have taken r<
the present at Mrs. Mai go's. r.
and Mrs. B. F. Behimer met them
at Dalhart in their car and brought
The B. O. Cator Grain Co. are sell-
ing Cake at S79.C.0 per ton on wagon
or car lots and are unloading three
csir.- all cale 43 per cent protem. R
O.Cator Grain Co., Stratford, Tex. 22
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. McCormick, Mr
and Mrs. J L. Harris and Mr. and
Mrs. F1 yd M zer and baby enjoyed
en el.gnu Christmas dinner wihh
Mr. and Mrs. Jds. Mizer. west of
town, Christmas day.
of Goodwell, who spent the holi .ays
v siti g at the Burnett home, were
all enjoyirg the Christmas program
in this citv Wednesday evening.
Mrs. Wade Burnett ard
Willowbar \ i« inity. and ^ i-
MidkifT. wl«> teaches ihe
school, and Miss Fav Wren
S>E\ Shugart was attending to bu:
iness here Saturday from Wheeless.
Mr. and Mrs. Granville Strir.gfellow
of Garlingion were city visitors Sat-
A number of the young people met
. ' the school buildirg Inst evening
for a "Watch Paitv." A jolly time
with games was : pent arc! refresh-
ments served after which they rang
out the old year and welcomed in
the youngster 1920.
Ona of Yuletide's oiliest events
came when Miss Mae Ottirger enter-
tained a number of her young friends
at her heme w st Saturday evening.
\ delightful time was spent with
games and ro> t sts and refreshments
consisting of home made candies, co-
coa and cake were served.
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Sloan ; nd |
I children, Miss Bernice,'Earl and Ray- j
r.iond, w?te in Boise City from the it |
■unch on t :e Cimarron Monday. I'iiss
B mice is at home for the holidays
from Laihnrt wh«"re she is attending |
High School this term anrd remained |
over for a visit, wi'h Miss Kathtrine
| Bemis, in the city.
Prof. W. F. Noble of W heeless \
' w< s in the metropolis Saturday and
called et our sanctum to aiid his .
I name to our list of reader^. Trof. I
Noble is one of the new tea< er> this
I term havi g ceme in the fall from
Eastern Oklahoma. He i> a capable (
educator nnd we are gliid to 1 ave
1 him come to our county.
F. H Ba-
sett, of Gi and
Mrs. Sue Ba sel, of
I). M. Da volt, w fe. and
Davolt end >vife cf .Sandy H. o1; we.e
in town Moi.dav. Lnuis was •• sui.i-
ip- in the world war and it was
thought fnr a long t:me that he w • •
i< ' !>ut th» G°rmars had him in pi is
op but se t rim home after the Ar-
mistice was signed.
Sheriff arc' ^r«. J. L. Allen and
son. F. M. McKinnty. ye editor ar.d
f»mi!v w?;t 'irner guests of .'ir. and
Mrs. J. A. M t:o CI dry Mid
p.ll w'-." ever oirto'-k of t'-e hospit.:!
ity of tris lorn? will know just how
^ood a dinner we enjoyed.
: I. were !> sin' j
Louis , ;,f the week and
»:to s her
de this o
W. E. Gabriel, F. P. Ford. Frank
Yiinkers an<i G. C. Loter, four of
S:>ndv Hook's g.iod citizens, w?re pay-
ing tiues to the county and the firs*
rememliered the >»'ews with eaiK'
and put their acco-nts in first cla«s
ordt r with the good weekly.
Harvey Co* of Hooker. Oklahoma,
wants a price on that farm you hav^-
b en trying to sell, he will sell it.
write him. 6tf
Mr. and Mrs.
Hazjn, and Mr.
cf Ciarlington v
from a elay's v
son horn.*? west,
greatly in the
jjlc u to have
the famiiy pre:
D. B. 11
'he new restaurant changed hands
Thnrsd 'V of this week, Mr. and Mrs.
Lick I) Hard are in charge.
(?. A. Pleos, representative of the
Rcliance L '•. returned to his home
in Denver. Colo., Thursday.
Dr. A. .1 Enlpw made a business
trin to Mexhoma Thursday.
Mrs. Will Giles and Mrs. Fred Har-
vey, unci Dough.s Eddy mad<j a trip
to Clayton Saturday and returned
(', A. Roberts big Tractor Engine
ard Thresher pnssod through town
Saturday en route for Whiafm.
Jim Cochran and family were trad-
ing in town Saturday.
Mr. and Mn. A.'C. Easley weie
shopping rn'd attending to business
here last Friday.
Vrs. R. W: Wagner, < f New Mex..
was trading in town Saturday.
M*. and Mrs. A Ivy Hughes and
fh'l.lren of Texhoma. Oklahoma came
in S iti\i' <v to spend the holidays
with h>me fo'ks ami friends.
Mrs. Jack Potter was visiting and
shopping in town Monday.
D* A. J. En low r.npt'iinces that he
1 .1. rhr r-ed his It cat'on from Ken-
.... i. * ■ home.
Hail and Hail.
is our 1
ne w?ek will be gi\
I Simpson Mr^-.
:>ed dressed turkeys
"•k ; Saturday.
,iful Christmas p
it the Methodist Chi
- when V s.
Messis Hardy Kerr and Laurence
Gillespie of Clayton spent Christmas
day with friends here.
Miss Chillie Davis enme in from
Fort Worth lust Saturday where she
attends school to snend the holidays
with her mother. She will return
Fred Harvey and his little son left
Thursday with a car of alfalfa for
I Gayland, Kansas.
Messrs Cole and Walter Giles and
Mrs. Walter Giles and Miss Maggie
C.iles made a trip to Seneca, New
Mev. Friday and v'sited with friends
Henry lii.'.ck and his daughter were
; in town Saturday.
We are agents for the Mandel and
Puritan phonograph and solicit your
1 patronage. Kenton Drug Co. adv.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
I were busy days in Kenton, the town
was thronged with people.
1 Robet t Baker was in town
J Saturday visiting with old friends
1 Mrs Willis Means has returned
'from Trinidad much improved in
I Mr. ard Mn. Henry Brookhart and
the mother of Mrs Brookhart. Mrs.
Lutzenhiser, was in town trading one
day last w.'ek.
Because of small pox the date of
I the Teachers Association will be post
poned to a date that will be announc
ed later when all danger of spread-
in* the contagion will be past.
George W. Gillis, Co. Supt.
Record and Mr.
de of Buffalo
wn Monday fixing
lard deal in which
e ler and McBride
We wish to close all accounts before Inventory, which will 02 about December 20th
We have accomodated you and will appreciate your assistance now.
THE STAR LUMBER COMPANY
Wm. C. WASHBURN
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