The Eldorado Courier (Eldorado, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, May 23, 1913 Page: 1 of 8
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THE ELDORADO COURIER
), JACKSON COUNTY, OKUA1IOM A, Kill HAY. MA V Si. JIM'). il.OOK«r V«M.
Vol. XI ,Su I
ThU h ait Mift> of b|ip6rm*
ni'io*. Every day we wt'
*« 'no miuwt for unique or
r.irinal picture*. Boy*and
j».r«* who live today have a
thmwind wav» of earning
money which their father*
and mother* did nut enjoy.
ONE OF THESE IS
Many men travel over the
country taking pictures
which the large magazines
arc glad to get and for
which they pav handsome
prices. There are many
such opportunities ricrht at
your own door. Get a
KODAK and be convinced.
Patton'* Sun-Proof and
Sherwin-Williams Paints are
recognized as the best, and
they need no lavish praise
to convince buyers of their
Corner Drug Store
R. S. Caviness & Son
much MnrM b> (M intruder.
Th* authorities at Allu* wen*
nMiN a( tU alftir nml < »unty
Attorn Halt and tfhrrilf
cam* down and Mmirvd the pri*<
—— oner and too* him to Allu* Tua#
Two 5*«en and Lumbar Yard *** tftwiwon. l*arti«* here tel.
rut- \r is i ephoned the bank at Marlow
Uffj r \ uited ana Seveial claim**! to have twnev.
Do1Iav« Secured. 'and their report i-urre*|M>nded
___ with hi* claim that he witltdrew
Un l > e«day mormng when C.|r«**> »he»r bank *#iu Ut. |**t ot
A. Cavinwa vi.ited hi* drug lumber. Manv of hi* *tate-
>t*»re to upen up the bu»ine*» he went* were conflicting, and thU
found that the back uinduw had MWiaad in the minds of the pco-
) been opened, the screen having ide doubts a# to his reliability,
previously l»een unfastened, and' ^ •' *u*piciou* that a
several dollars removea from the of his age should be going
money drawer, lie did not knowIaround the country independent
exactly how much cash had been onv restraint, and his cccu-
left in the store, but it had all l*ncy of a box car with over $25
been appropriated by the light- «n *»»» I>«cket looked more sun-
fingered artist who had taken plcious.
hl»erties with his l»aek window. He is confined in ihe county
Similar activities had been evi- j«'> pending an examining trial,
dent at the Hub Dry Goods store. —i——■-■——■™a*»
although no money nor other
IN JACKSON CO.
Pet»ple Planning Ptraiatent
Fight Against Marauder*.
One of the strange and re-
markable sights of India is the
great "Tope'' near the city of
Benares, a huge mass of stone which
and brick, with a history that j yard and back.
dates back to the days before thej picious details led the officers to
Christian era. A story of a pic-j entertain the opinion that the
ture of this is one of the several j boy was guilty. His shoes were
interesting articles on strange very wet and muddy, and this
thing of value had lieen missed
from this store. The South'
western Lumber Co. was visited
during the night and i*rhaps
small amount of money and a
bunch of strictly personal keys
Following a clew which seemed
I to noint to a suspect Citv Mar-
shal Pierce and Constable Phill-
ips arrested a boy about seven-'
teen yars old who was sleeping
in a box car near the Frisco de-
pot. The boy gave his name as
Grover G. Cochran, and said his
home was at Marlow, but that
he had been at Fort Worth and
Wichita Falls. Texas, since about
Christmas. He said that he was
a Choctaw Indian, and that he
had about 400 acres of land near
Marlow. He said that he had
two sisters living at Marlow, and
was trying to get back to them.
That he was passing through this
section to look at the country, i
He said that he left home last
winter with about $300, and
when arrested he had about $26
on his person. He said that he
had done but little work, having
a good time as he spent his
Tracks leading from the car in
he slept to the lumber
and other sus-
•s a & § | g p j *
w c S s i* .I s
C\ ~ tW tr. « o - S
Saflut Warkm CnInmc#.
The Hap*i*i Worker* Confer*
our* f«r Jarfuton eounl) Have an*
nuunetxl (he following program
to l*> rendered at Altiw Haptut
ehureh on May 29 and .10:
tilt Mt»*V MAY 3»
I Jet ot tonal Sen ire# •
Rrv. Menu of Mangum.
Sermon He v. St rick land. Olustee
Report* come in from all over rtutMY may «*•»
Jackson county that indicate the 0:30 a. m
universal plague of gm**hut>|*r» devotional Service Rev. Walter
which threatens tne young crops. ; Savage. Friendship.
and an effort ia being made to What Baptists Consider Scriptur>
inspire u general warfare against tt| ItaptUm Rev. J. ?. Elder,
the encraachment of the |iests. uf Martha.
The Business Men's league of Jackson Countv Missions Kev.
Altus has prepared and i« send Sheehan and Rev. Pendleton of
Ing out all over the county a Eldorado.
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and unusual things the world
over to be found on another page
this week. Several other strange
and curious things are told of in
the same department.
seemed to confirm the theory
that Cochran was the burglar,
inasmuch as the places around
the windows through which the
buildings were entered were
Meets Prompt Response.
The announcement of W. G.
Ranspot, the city baker, whieh
was made last week in these col-
umns, bore excellent fruit. On
Friday and Saturday Mr. Ran-
spot had an excellent business as
a result of his phenominal offer,
and the people are well pleased
with his merchandise. It is ac-
knowledged by all who have
tried his breads that he has no
superior as a baker, and his
tick* t system is a great money-
His guarantee is that he will
save the housewife money in the
bread product of her pantry, or
her bread will not cost her any-
m docs not
ailvantagr <>i thr
bank account. >s
crop of file, for he .^owrth
losing bi* yield from the
but reaprth not.
Farmers A* Merchants Slalc Rank
The following pupils of Eldorado
school ueserve special mention lor
perlect attendance. The list would
j have been much larger if it had
not l»oen for the prevalence ot con-
tagions diseases this year:
Neither absent nor tardy for!
four years, Alcne West. Mattiej
tIoll«T Arthur Cliapin and Kfhe
Neither alrscnt nor tardy for
three years. Edith Glynn. Garland!
Neither alisent nor tar.iy lor
two years. 1 lav lli»ck and Leona
remedy which is claimed to be
fatal to the destructive horde of
The first appearance of the
hungry bandits occurred several
days ago. They were then very
small and black, but it required
only a few davs for them to ac-
quire the green color indicative
of the chlorophyll which they
had consumed in eating the
young cotton and other vegeta-
tion upon which thev subsist. At
first but little concern was en-
tertained at their appearance,
the current idea being that they
come every year, and do but lit-
tle damage during their visit;
but old settlers recall that every
year their numbers increase un-
til a concerted effort is made to
encompass their extermination.
The prevailing method of rid-
ding the country of any pest is
poison. Old settlers tell us that
three pounds of arsenic in a
half sack of bran, to which haa
been added a cheap molasses or
sugar to sweeten the bait, when
made into a soft mush and placed
in the region infested with grass-
hoppers, about a teaspoonf ul be-
ing used in each pile, is a verv
effective remedy for their ex-
termination. This should not be
placed near the barnyard nor
any place in which chickens
range. The poison is effective
two ways—first it destroys the
hoppers itself, and second, the
dead hoppers are eaten by the
live ones and the poison is thus
transmitted to those not eating
the poisoned bran.
Some farmers are raising large
broods of chickens and turkeys,
and these consume the hoppers,
thus enriching the exchecquer
of the producer and not requiring
the employment of the poison
remedy. However, those not
having the poultry must resort
to the poison.
The Courier takes pleasure in
helping in every way possible
the agricultural interests of the
country, and will be glad to give
space to any suggestions which
may assist in the relief of the
2:90 p. m.
Devotional Services — Rev. Ro-
land West. Prairie Hill.
Woman's Work in Jackson
County-Sister E. F. Kennedy
The Church's Greatest Need—
Revs. S. E. West and C. R.
Roberts of Duke.
8:00 p. m.
Devotional and Song Services—
Rev. J. W. Hopper and J. C.
Sermon, "The Lord's Supper"-
Rev. J. F. Elder. Martha.
The foregoing program will be
followed with round table discua-
sions of the various subjects as
they arise and the public is in-
vited to attend and especially the
membership of the churches of
the county. Every one present
will be expected to take part in
The date was changed from 22
and 23 to 29 and 90 on account of
the graduating exercises being
held at the Baptist church on the
22 and 23.
AT THE METHODieT CHURCH.
There will be the regular ser-
vices at the Methodist church
Sunday. Preaching at 11 a. m.
and 8:15 p. m.
Sunday school at 10 a. m.
m. Junior League at 3 p. m.
Senior League at 7 p. m.
We were glad to see such a
good congregation out last Sun-
day morning. C. T. Davis,
JUNIOR EPWORTH LEAGUE.
The following is the program
in part for the Junior League
next Sunday afternoon:
Song and prayer service.
Reading by Elmer Buck.
Duet, Alma Gafford and Estes
Reading by Gwendolin Led-
Reading by Geo. Williams.
Leader, Baxter Caviness.
IS DROWNED IN
Lme* Lite in Endeavor to Stv#
Y.mnu Woman Who
The following account of the
death of Mr. Homer Stuart was
given in th« Texa* papers:
"A party composed of Mr*1
Stuart and Mr. Riehardson and
Miss«e Sibyl Collins and Pauline
Gebhart were out in a pleasure
boat on the lake at Wichita PalU.
The boat began to leak and the
men rowed with all speed, but
when about 75 yards from the
shore the boat suddenly settled
in the water. Mr. Stuart and
Miss Collins jumped out over-
turning the boat, and started to
swim to the shore, but sank to-
gether after they had gone about
twenty feet; Mr. Stuart seemed
to be trying to save the voung
lady. Miss Gebhart and Mr.'
Richardson clung to the beat and
were rescued by some young
men from the pavilion." %
The remains of Miss Collins
were sent to Haskell. Texas, for
burial. She was the daughter
of Ex-Sheriff J. W. Collins of
Haskell, and was related to W.
C. Reeves of Eldorado and also
to the familv of W. G. Cousins.
Mr. Stuart was buried at Vernon,
The unfortunate young «aa
was formerly in business at El-
dorado where his sterling qsatie-
ties gained for him many friends.
He was a member of Eldorado
Commandery, No. 27, Knights
Templar, at the time of his
The following members of El-
dorado Commandery attended
the funeral and with the Vernon
Commandery formed an escort
of honor for the remains:
R. M. Thorp, Eminent Com-
mander; W. C. Austin, General-
issimo: C. S. Highsiyith, Grand
Warden of the state of Okla-
homa; W. L. Lane, C. A. Cav-
iness, T. W. Lanham, E. Ki
Webb. T. D. Dailey, J. C. Knox.
Dr. D. C. Buck, W. C. Reeves
andJ. W. Lee. C. A. Render,
O. B. Powers and R. C. Cousins
also attended thejfuneral.
Mothers' Day Service.
Last Sunday morning Rev. C.
T. Davis delivered a discourse
in commemoration of Mothers'
Day. The church was tastily
and appropriately decorated, and
a large company of worshipers
was in attendance. Old-fash-
ioned songs were sung, and a
very sensible feeling of venera-
tion for "the old folks at home"
pervaded the service.
County court will |meet here
next Monday. There are only
two civil cases on the docket,'
and a few probateS« matters.
Jurors have been notified to be
at the court room at 2*o'clock
Crisweli. j ■ • '
Neither »l*.ent iM>r tardy tor one] Mr. E. W. Stre<-tuian woo has
\o»r. H« «*ie Morgan. Rul»v J |»'en confined to hi* bed for some
Thicr.!• ■•«. i.i'cila Smith. IWd* I time seric to b« improving. He
Austin. Jewr'l Tayl«»r. (>lady« is re*t<ng well at night and hi*
tHal. K.er* dmrHL Gladys Rode mind «errn« to more nearly «jv!
cr«. Ikcoks K«»Oe»i Au-« proeeh iuciditv. The Ma*ops
in Ctianll. Kilith birr watcher* trom lh«r non.
l-wrtl K4ith Tbnap<o'' <irar« hmhipftm nurht a ad L. H.
K'i*'-! S;-t;n Hthr! "»a« beer, -agagt ! to Inofc
> urn. after l a donas the day.
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4. CLAUDE WHALEY
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