Elk City News-Democrat (Elk City, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 6, 1921 Page: 2 of 8
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ELK CITY NEWS-DEMOCRAT, THURSDAY, OCTOggR 6, 1921
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IN HONOR OF ELRty
The announcement was given last
Sunday at the churches that a re-
ception would be given at the school
auditorium on Tuesday night and
the parents and patrons of the school
1 W*A Urgeecrowd attended and if you
see any one who was there they wl
tell you they had one of the most
pleasant times of their lives, and the
teachers were also made glad to
meet so many of our pe°Pl«-
The president of the Pstron
Teachers Club. Mrs. K. N. Linville,
stood at the head of the receiving
I line, then the members of the school
board and their wives. Mr. and Mrs.
1 Henry Hunter Mr. and Mrs. E
Willison and Mr. and Mrs. John G.
Scott, followed by the teachers
A. A. Hill was also in line. He is
through astronomy these
" guy woodman
Phone 187 .
Elk City, Oklahoma
Ease the pain of rheumatic attacks
by a rubbing application of Ballard’s
Snow Liniment. It relieves tender-
ness and strengthens the joints.
Three sixes, 80c, 60c, and $1.20 per
bottle. Sold by Gregory Drug
Owen Wright and family of Fred-
erick, Sundayed at the Ack Davis
When is a ■
Some m«a are young at eighty
—others are old at forty.
It's about the same way with
Their usefulness depends on
the care they have had, the
amount of work they have had
to do, how they have been used,
and most important of all—on
the original quality of the bat-
There are many good reasons
back of the decisions of the man-
ufacturers of 173 cars and trucks
to use Willard Threaded Rubber
Come in and we’ll tell you
more about them.
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i Phone 136
^The guests were served to fruit
punch and wafers before being seat-
ed. Mrs. Linville then called them
to order and made a happy welcome
speech. Miss Thoma played a piano
S°Henry Hunter, representing the
school board, told the teachers they
would be glad to co-operate with
them, and tried to tell them not to
be hard on the children, “for just
look at the parents,” he added.
Mrs. W. S. White, in behalf of the
Club Ladies of the city, gave a cor-
dial welcome, stating that they were
ready to help and assist in every way.
Mrs. R. L. Reid sang “Hours of
Memory’’ after which Rev. D®
in behalf of the ministers of Elk City
made a talk. He could not find the
word welcome in the Bible, but he
did find where it said be hospitable,
—or “love the stranger.” and he
knew Elk City people would do that,
and one thing was sure, they had
churches in Elk City “to fit everf-
0DMrs. Gibbs sang a solo and Miss
Hera Jane Robinson played a piano
S°Then the fun began. Mrs. Reid
and Prof. Steele showed the crowd
how they could get acquainted with
that “Howdedo” song that Mr.
1 Twichell taught while here at the
Community Institute. This was fine
Then they played the rabbit and dog
game, and it was fun to see Supt
Richards, L. D. Young, R. L. Reid,
Frank Snoddy, the members of the
school board, Mayor Sam Brown and
others as they ran to hunt a pen.
The game ended just as Mayor Brown
became scared and gave an unearthly
yell when a couple of healthy rabbit*
popped into his pen. Everbody
laughed during this game and L. D.
Young said he believd everyone would
live an extra ten years because of it.
This is only a beginning of the
good times to bo held in the school
house auditorium the coming year.
This is a splendid way for the parents
and teachers to get together.
It would be hard to find a better
looking and more willing crowd of
teachers and having twenty-six of
them it shows that Elk City is to he
congratulated in their selection. We
bespeak a successful Bchool year.
A FINS SALE
Jim O’Donnell says the sale at
I Mrs. L. P. Hale’s Tuesday seemed
like old times. There was a big
crowd and everything sold well. The
sale amounted to about $1,800.00 and
all was caeh except $60.00 One
I span of mules brought $860.00;
I yearling mule sold for $78.00; _
cow fer $86.00 and hogs sold high.
The farm machinery brought an un-
1 usually good price. It pays to have
I good live stock on a farm if you
1 want a good sale.
Mrs. V. C. Tisdal entertained the
Arimathaea Club with a reception at
her home last Monday afternoon, fol-
lowing a short business session in
which the year books for this winter
were discussed and definite plan3
made for printing same. Mrs A S.
Lee was elected Secretary to fill the
vacancy left by Mrs. Brunson, who
will not be here this winter. Seven
names were presented for member-
ship and all were unanimously voted
into the club. They^are as follows:
Mrs W. E. Corn, Mrs. Arthur smith,
Mrs. Harve Payne. Mrs F R. Gale,
Mrs. C R. Hill. Mrs. J. S. Streit and
Mrs. S F. Flynn.
To show our appreciation of Mrs.
W. S. White, who is President of the
Fifth District Federation, an honor
which we recognize, she was voted an
honorary member of the Club.
During the social hour all joined in
a contest in which the names of
twenty advertisements, which were
pinned on the wall, were given. A
prize of a book of poems was awarded
to Mrs. W. S. White.
Lovely refreshments of ice cream
and cake were served by the hostess.
Those present were: Mesdames
Louis Ross. F.R. Jecter, E. A. Grubitz
Wm Hastings. W E. Hocker. J. R.
Dennis. W. S. White. E. C. Willison.
Guy Woodman. E. B. Crowder. J. S.
Streit, W O. Gibbs. W. W. Blackburn
Harve Pavre. Raymond Custer. A. S.
Lee, T. M. Hebron and R. D. Cole.
The Lecole Delphian met Thurs-
day afternoon. Mrs. L. D.
A BEAUTIFUL DEATH
Ack Davis received word last week
of the death of hs neice, Vera Davis,
of Emerson, Iowa.
Later, a letter received from his
father, R. L. Davis, formerly of Elk
City, told of her death. He said:;
“She died so happy, calling all the
family to her bedside and kissed each
one good by and asked them to meet
her in Heaven. Then she aeked her
father to read a chapter in the Bible.
When he was through, she led in
repeating the Lord’s Prayer, then she
prayed and in her prayer she asked
the Dear Lord to bless each one in
her home, and then said, “not just
in our home Dear Lord, but bless the
Then she said, “Oh’ what a big
light’’ and reached out both her arms
as far as she could and said, “Oh it
is Jesus coming for me." It was
wonderful for a child of her age.
The following is from the Emer-
40 acres to trade for City Property.
Plenty of money to make farm loans—Loans closed
We write all kinds of Insurance. '
_See us about that farm loan--
Farm to trade for City Property. See us for all your
wants in our line.
W. H. WINN & COMPANY
Bon. Iowa, paper:
_ ____ . Young
led' the lesson on the “Early Greek
Tragedy and Comedy” assisted by
Mrs. White. Mrs. Standifer, Mrs.
Comstock, Mrs. Glazner and Mis.
Hill. Mrs. Snyder conducted a par-
Those present felt a profitable
afternoon had been spent. The Club
will meet again Thursday afternoon,
October 13th. All members are urged
to be present.—Reporter.
MISSIONARY SOCIETY OF
M. E. CHURCH, £OUTH
The Woman’s Missionary Society
met at the church Tuesday afternoon
at three o’clock in business session.
The scripture lesson was led by M*®-
Wm. Hunter, after which various
items of business were attended- to.
There were fourteen present and the
Society was glad to welcome Mes-
dames Jayne, Edge and Gale as new
The Society meets next week at
2:30 o’clock at the church, with Mrs.
Steele as leader of the Mission study.
COUNTY SEAT NEWS
Guy Woodman of Elk City, was
transacting business at the County
Mrs. M. V. Canavan and little
daughter EVeadean, returned Friday
from a three week’s visit with rela-
tives at Yale and Oklahoma City.
Sheriff Cope returned Wednesday
from Lawton where he had been
summoned as a witness in a court
Miss Ray Thompson of Cheyenne,
was a visitor in Sayre on Tufesday
Undersheriff A. W. Barker, ia
spending a few days in Oklahoma
City with his son, William.
Mrs. Russell, who has been the
meat of her daughter, Mrs. Tom
.(owry, returned Saturday to her
home at Benton, Ark. Mrs Russell
was accompanied as far as McAlester
by Mrs. N. E. Lowry who will visit
her sons at that place.
if Albert Lee Turner,
PRODUCE CO. SELLS
I The W. P. Synder Produce Com-
I panys old this week to Thomas Gillis-
I pie of Rankin, who has moved his
I family here and is living in the
I former Blackburn residence near the
I Catholic school.
Miss Emma Stewart and her sister
Miss Anna Stewart of Hammon, re-
turned Tuesday froy Clay Center,
Kansas, where they attended the
I funeral of their sister, Mrs. Hemp-
| hill, who died from paralysis.
Mr. and Mrs. Cowan have moved
I back to their farm on Route Four,
and they are as happy as newly-weds.
Mrs. Cowan’s health was poorly last
I year so they had to leave the farm,
and all are glad to know she has re-
covered so nicely. Mr. Cowan says
I he truly appreciates the kindness of
I the Odd Fellows and people'of Elk
I City during their residence here.
EMERSON GIRL DIES
AT OMAHA HOSPITAL
Vera Laurens, Daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Sum Davis, Dies of Peri-
tonitis Saturday Night.
This community was saddened to
a great extent last Sunday morning
when word came out from Omaha
that Vera Davis had passed away at
the Immaneul hospital in that city
at 10:30 o’clock the night before.
Vera became suddesly ill with ap-
pendicitis on Sunday^ Sept. 18, and
was taken to the hospital the same
evening, where an operation was
performed the following .-morning.
For a time she semed to improve,
but peritonitis set in and this re-
sulted in her death.
The body was brought to Emerson
Sunday evening on No. 2. Funeral
services were held at the Baptist
church Monday afternoon at 2:80
o’clock, Rev. W. J. Robinson offi
ating. Music was furnished by a
double quartette composed of Mr.
and Mrs. I. N. Cheney, Mr. and Mrs.
J. C Wilkins. Mrs. D. S. Kinney, Miss
PeRrl Robinson, John Honeyman and
W. H. Eaton. The little girls of
her class in school ac^ed as flower
girls and larger girls acted as pall
bearers. Several relatives from out
of town were in atendance. Burial
was in the Emerson cemetery.
Vera Laurene, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. S. C. Davis, was born in
Emerson. Iowa, August 23. 1911,
and died at Omaha, Neb.. Sept. 24,
1921. at the age of 10 years, one
month and one day. She leaves her
parents, two brothers. Robert and
Cecil, and two sisters, Ethel and
Bervl, besides many relatives.
Th deceased was converted and
joined the Bantist church of Emer-
son on Nov 14. 1920. Her under-
standing of spiritual things was un-
usuallv keen for one of her years
and she died hapny in the faith of
her Savior. By her winning and
sweet ways she made for herself a
place in the hearts of the whole
community. She will be greatly
daughters of ruth
The Daughters of Ruth met Mon-
day night at the Tabernacle for a
business meeting. But our teacher
! was sick and the President absent
and we did not do much. Some plans
were made for a social and Borne
pans were discussed for raising
money. We will have class meeting
at the home of Grace Johnson next
Monday night at 8:00 o’clock. Please
To get rid of worms in children
the White’s Cream Vermifuge.
ie little sufferer improves at once
becomes healthy, active and
robust. Price 36c.
Sold by Gregory
FIRST M. E. CHURCH
Sunday, October 9, 1921, at 11;00
a. m., “The Homo Desirablo.” at 7:30
p. m., “The Builders.”
This iB our last Sunday beforq our
annual conference and all members
and friends of the church are urged
to be out and see how the year ends.
Prof. Faifer, who has been in
charge of the violin department and
ensemble at the Southwestern at
Weatherford, has resigned and will
organize a symphony orchestra in ilik
City, and make this his headquarters
all the time.
The Chamber of Commerce Band
is playing this week at the Dewey
County Fair at Taloga.
Foil The Burglar
• V, v 3 j
Put your money in the bank where it’s
safe, and besides will, ijwn, interest for
It is the surest way to foil Mr. Burglar
and insure yourself against his intrusion.
Money lying carelessly about is an invi-
tation to him to enter.
Start an account. It protects you against
The Farmers State Bank
private’^cTco* M 868th Infc; were
shipped to Sayre Sunday afternoon,
and remained in the Lane undertak-
ing parlors until Tuesday, awaiting
the arrival of his father. Chas. Tur-
ner from Gainsville, Texas. He was
buried at .Dempsey Tuesday after-
rioon. Priyate Turner was killed
while in action in France.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. McElyea are
disposing of their property and
household goods this Week, prepara-
tory to taking up their residence in
Elk City. They have many friends
in Sayre who regret to sea them
leave, but wish them success dp their
new home. >■
MOTHER’S PRAYER BAND
While the meeting Tuesday was I
not as largely attended as some have
been in the past, those present had
a very enjoyable service. Mrs. Patty
was leader. The next meeting will
be held at the Church of God on next
Tuesday afternoon at three o’clock. I
Come out and receive the blessings |
always received at these meetings.
The Westminster Circle met at I
the home of Margaet McComas last
Saturday afternoon, with Lelia Rhea
as assistant hostess. Fourteen mem-1
bers and two patronesses responded
to roll call; one visitor was present
A most excellent program was given, l
every member taking part. The topic I
discussed was “The Presbyterian
Mission Work in Alaska.” Those
taking special part were Anna Lee
Royse, Kathryne Rumberger,. Maxine
Letts, Anna Snoddy, Thelma Elliott. |
Look out for counterfeit $10-60
I bills. J. C. Word has one. Better
I look at it and save yourself.
0, A. Ferguson has purchased the
lots south of the First M. E. Church
and ha6 commenced the erection of
i a nice five room, bungalow. Ferg
commenced several years ago to save
all the buffalo nickles that came to
his place of business, and he had de-
1 posited enough to almost build his
Some people are such inveterate
I liars they are never believed when
they tell the truth. _
Bright eyes, a dear skin and a body
full of youth and health may be
yours if you will keep your system
in order by regularly taking
IIS. W UVIUVI
Mrs. J. I. Lowry and mother, Mrs.
S. T. Smith, left Saturday for a visit
with relatives in St Louis, Mo.
The Sayre football team played
the first gAme of the season on the
home grounds Friday afternoon,
when they entered a “battle royal’’
with Erick. Proceeding the game,
the band led the parade, fokwred by
the home team, the high school, and
a coffin box placed on a truck, and
placarded with the sign “Erick died
Sept. 30th." The home team won
the game after a hard fought battle
with the visitors.
County Agent Eldredge is very
busy this week putting on the first
work of his “Home Beautification”
campaign which will continue
throughout the month. Local ocm-
mittees have been appointed-in each
community who will assist in the
A. G Gillum and H. C. Garrett of
Erick, were transacting business with
the Commissioner’s Court Monday
A majority of the county officials
attended the county officer’s meeting
at Oklahoma City Thursday and Fri-
day of ast week.
Latta, Anna Bnoae.,, -------
Lydia Adams and Irma Freels. Dur-
ing the social hour a contort was
staged called “Dogging the Dog Sled i
in which Edrie Freels and Anna Lee I
Royse succeeded in getting their
dogs in the right places. The hostess
served dainty refreshments. I
Conger Dennis returned to Shaw-
nee where he is attending the Baptist
University. He had been home for
a week and quite ill, but we are glad
to know he was about recovered!
when he returned to school work.
Very few men believe in gossip, but
did you ever hear of one who refused |
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Ira Speed of Texola. was transact-
ing business at Sayre Tuesday.
Mrs. Frame who has been the
guest of her sister, Mrs. P. J. De-
vanney, returned to her home at
Dennison, Texas, Friday. Mrs. De-
vanney accompanied her to Oklaho-
ma City and spent Saturday taking
in the Fair.
Mrs. A. D Jones of the Sayre Ab-
stract office, has been spending a
week at Oklahoma City and Prague.
The County Commissioners met in
regular session Monday. The usual
routine of business was transacted,
and the Board was able to adjourn
Rev. Cochran returned Friday
night from Ripley where he had been
1 assisting in a three week’s revival
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A telephone call to us will pro-
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work you want done. Why not
let us get at that job right away'.'
COTTON IS SKY HIGH
But No Advance in Prices On This Merchandise
Ladies’ Pure thread Silk Black Cat Stockings, blade
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One lot of Misses fine guaged ribbed hose
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' 36 inch Outing, lights only, extra good quality... .Kc
One lot of Children’s Union Suit#, 4 to 12 years. .We
54x74 inch Cotton Blankets, weight 2 pounds. .$1.50
60x76 Cotton Blankets 2% pounds. •>.........$1JS
Men’s heavy mixed wool Sox. You will buy
them when you see them at 20C ofr........2 for 35c
Standard size and grade Barber Towels.....S8e Do*.
Heavy Cotton Checks, just the thing for
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Men’s Cotton Gloves....................* r1®*
Ladies’ good grade Cotton Ribbed Union Suits. .$1.00
Good Curtain Scrim, white and ecru colors.......18c
Fleisher’s German Town Zephyr yams.......29c baU
Men’s Stifel Indigo Unionalls, nothing to equal
it for the money..........................
Men’s Work Shirts............................85c
Lee’s Unionalls at the old price. They are
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Men’s extra heavy Cotton Ribbed Union Suits. . .$1.50
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Blackburn, Verna. Elk City News-Democrat (Elk City, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 6, 1921, newspaper, October 6, 1921; Elk City, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc497692/m1/2/: accessed February 23, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.