Luther Register. (Luther, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 41, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 4, 1915 Page: 1 of 8
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Remember the Good Roads Meeting next Tuesday Night May 11th
Luther. Oklahoma, Tuesday, May 4. 1915.
Local News Items as
Gathered for Our
Rev. J. W. Bartholomew of
Oklahoma City will preaoh at the
Christian church here next Sun-
day morning and evening.
Everybody is cordially invited to
oome out and hear him.
Mrs. D. D. Ludgen who taught
school near Red Oak the past
winter, is visiting her parents,
Dr. and Mrs. D. W. Shirley, she
will go to Edmond Thursday to
attend the Normal.
B. W. Black, oounty commis-
sioner from this district, was
here yesterday and today look-
ing at some bridges and roads
propositions in this end of the
FORMER “HELLO” GIRL
HERE, IS MARRIED
Word has been received here
of the marriage on Wednesday,
April 28, of Miss Maud Renshaw
to Mr. J. W. Blossom.
Miss Maud, who is the daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Ren-
shaw, has a host of friends in
and around Luther, as she was
chief operator at the telephone
offioe here for several years.
She left here about two years
ago and accepted a position at
Durant, where her efficient work
soon promoted her to chief of the
telephone system there. Then
she was transferred to Atoka,
where she was chief of the tele-
phone and information depart-
ment. Miss Maud’s efficency in
her work and aooommodating
disposition won her friends where
ever her work was at.
Mr. Blossom is Cashier for the
American Express oompany at
Shawnee, where they will make
We join in extending congrat-
ulations and best wishes.
Mr. and Mrs. Blossom are ex-
pected here the last of the month
or as soon as Mr. Blossom can
get a vacation, for a jrisit.
j Gossip y Our Correspondents]
That May or May-Not Interest You.
Word was received from Mr.
and Mrs. Bob Gingriohthis week
from Pueblo Colo, they were en-
joying the trip fine an d had no
trouble on account of recent
Mrs. S. W. Baird arrived here
from Illinois last Thrsday, where
she had been to attend the
funeral of her Mother, and visited
her son, Ira F. Baird.
S. S. SCHOOL CLOSES
The school at Sunny Side, one
mile west of Luther closed last
Friday with a sumptous spread
dinner at noon and a nioe pro-
gram in the afternoon.
Miss Eva Collarman, of Okla.
The Plain View sohool is pre-
paring for a closing program for
the last day of sohool whioh is
out in two weeks.
Miss Alma Sasser spent last
week with her brother Chas.
Mrs. Chas. Renshaw and two
little daughters who live north
of Oklahoma City came down
last week for a visit with her
mother Mrs. Anna Hrdlicka and
Jack White is reported quite
Andy Crosby and family was
called to the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Edd Harrell on the aocount
of the illness of their little daug-
hter Roberta, they roport that
she was some better.
Tresa Wagoner was quite sick
a few days last wec«c.
Marion and Jimmie Wagoner
enrolled at school Monday after
about two months absence.
R. R. Blevins and A. E. Al-
ward were in Oklahoma City
Mr. and Mrs. Grover Vorel
and Miss Marie Vorel spent Sat-
urday night with Mr. and Mrs.
Stephen Boydston was the
City, taught the sohool the past guest of his sister Mrs. Chas.
term, and that her work has been I Hrdlicka and family over Sun-
entirely satisfactory is rhown by | day.
the board employing her for the
next term. The,’patrons speak
very highly of the work accom-
plished by her during the past
Mrs. Mary Dowell of Sidney,
Colo, arrived here Sunday after
noon for a few days visit with
her daughter Mrs, Doc Canada,
M. W. Rogers left Monday for
Cincinatti, Ohio, on business
pertaining to making of some
auto starters that the fir m has
an interest in.
Donald McCutchen went to El
Reno last Thursday for a couple
of weeks visit with his grand
parents there and rela tives at
PROF. SMITH TO LEAVE
Prof. D. T. Smith was in
several points over the state last
week looking for prospeotie tea-
chers location for himself and
wife and his brother.
Prof. Smith and wife took out
their applications for the Luther
school another year and expect
to locate elsewhere.
Unless the school board chan-
ges the length of sohool to nine
months, which they cut down to
eight lasLyear, it will likely be
difioult to get an extra good pr-
incipal for another year.
Ralbh Harrel, Roy Ellenwood
and Francis Spell visited the
school Friday afternoon.
Miss Maude Keating called on
Mrs. Clyde Bailey Friday even-
Quite a number of people from
this vicinity attended the birth-
day surprise of Chas. Allen, at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. RaLph
Allen. Ice cream and cake were
served, a good time reported.
The Union Valley ball team
played Woodlawn Saturday after
noon the scores "being 0 to 13 in
favor of Uuion Valley.
Geo. Taylor and family spent
Sunday with Bert White and
Harry Paine visited Sunday
afternoon with Roy Booher.
Ethel Wagoner and Ruth Clark
oalled on Mrs. tHennesley Sun-
Dave Smithson and family was
entertained to dinner Sunday by
Mr. Ceo. Stevens and family.
^Preaching at Union Valley
next Sunday every body invited
A large orowd attended the
party Saturday night at the home
of Mr. and Mrs, Pink Stelle all
report a fine time.
Grover Wagoner and wife eat
Sunday dinner with Marion
Wagoner and family. „
Mr. Mrs. Elmer 4 Davis and
Miss Leona Davis attended the
School entertainment Saturday
night given by Mrs. Dale Davis
it being the last day of her sohool.
Gus and Awald Peitensky was
visitors at Sunday Sohool Sun-
Mrs. J. M. Wagoner was quite
sick a few days last week.
Mr. Roe Perkins visited with
Mr. Fennesley and familv one
day last week.
Mr. I-rank Booher has been
suffering with one of his eyes for
the last week.
From the Wellston News:
Chris and Louie Geiser, who
had been visiting their parents
and friends in this vioinity, left
Tuesday to return to Benford,
Texas, where they are employed
in the oommissionary department
of the Glen Lumber Co.
WORK BEING DONE
ALONG F. 0. ROUTE
Determination to have an ex-
cellent highway through Jones
City from the oounty line to
Oklahoma City and to locate
their town on the great highway
to the northeast, has spurred the
oitizens of that community to an
effort that promises to fulfill
their desire. Every man, woman
and child has become enthused
over the prospects, according to
reports and plans are being
made that should carry the pro-
ject through-lo successful com-
Next Thursday has been set
aside as a day on which every one
in the community who is able to
work, will turn out on the roads
and help build a model highway.
It is onnounced that the women
and children will help in every
way that they are able and that
all business houses in the town
will be dosed. This will apply
to the restaurants, as well as the
dry goods stores, and housewives
are asked to oook their meals in
advanoe in order that no one
may go hungry.
S NOW UP TO LUTHER
There will be a looal good road
meeting held in Luther Thursday
evening, when some very impor-
tant business relative to the
oourse laid out for Frisoo-Ozark
Trail is to be discussed. The
whole proposition of the trail’s
suooess through from Tulsa to
Oklahoma City now praotioally
depends upon Luther.
There have boon some good
road men promised to be here
that night. There are two other
routes trying to seoure this high
way, whioh is to be determined
upon in a few days.
Other towns along this propos-
ed route are doing some good
works toward putting their part
of the road in shape.
Mrs. Chas. Gosset and daugh-
ter Pansy, went to Tuttle last
Saturday for a weeks visit with
her parents and other relatives.
Lee Crossley purchased the
soda fountain at McCutohen’s
drug store last week and has in-
stalled it in his billard hall.
WALKER IS MARSHAL
The new town councilman, Dr. "----— -*• uui aiop.
G. R. Norman, John Nichols and So remember there is only one
train going west of a morning
FRISCO CHANGES M’ALESTER TO SIGN
TIME TABLE BANDITS BONDS
The Frisco made some slight The criminal court of appeals
changes in their schedule, which Saturday denied a writ of habeas
went into effect Sunday. oorpus to reduce the 820,000 bond
Nos. 413 and 407 west bound under which Claude Sawyer
trains which come at 6:30 A. M. Bud Maxfield and Chas. Johnson
and 3:49 P. M. remain the same, alleged to be three of the Henry
but No. Ill whioh has been com- Starr gang, are held for the rob-
in£ atl0:03 A-M- comes through bery of the Stroud bank,
at 7:57 A. M. but does not stop. Attorneys Morton Rutherford,
Mrs. L. S, Lay returned Thurs-
day from a visit with her father,
and other relatives at Springfield
E, S. Arthur met Monday morn
ing and organized in shape for
business, Dr. G. R. Norman
being elected mayor.
They met again Monday night
and appointed a vtown marshal,
who will also be street com-
missioner. John Walker was ap-
pointed for this job, succeeding
Spear Crossley. •
the 6:3© that stops. The east
bound are practically the same
as before except No. 112 which
has been coming at 6:56 P.M.
will now come at 8:27. An after-
noon mail train east will go
through at 3:34, but does not
stop. The morning mail train
west goes through at 7:18.
See time table in this paper for
schedule of trains that stop.
Thi5 is a Deisy
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HAIL ORDfcR HOUSt.
IT'JOlYt Piece BSD ,
Muskogee, and Emery Foster,
Chandler, made application for
the writ, holding that the bail
was exoessive for the orime char-
ged, and asked that the bail be
fixed at 810,000.
S. M. Rutherford, immediately
after the decision, advised Stret-
er Speakman, county attorney of
Lincoln-oo, that J. J. McAlester,
sign the bonds of the prisoners.
BRISTOW GETS BUSY
Bristow citizens have become
I intensely interested in good roads
so much so that a road working
fund of about $500 was raised
last week and two days, May 4th
and 11th named as good roads
days when the citizenship will
spend the time in actual labor
on highways leading out of Bris-
The effort is receiving the sup-
port of the looal Commercial club
and of good roads enthusiasts of
the country who are interested
in establishing a highway throu
Greek county that would ulti-
mately 'be named as the Ozark
trail, which means that the Jroad
will be a state and national high-
Little Items of Inter-
est that are Hap-
D. V. Monroe, the wealthy
merohant of Lindsay who is
charged with having killed Mar-
guerite Ellis in the City during
the latter part of December and
who has been out on bond of
$10,000 on a warrant charging
shooting and injuring arrived in
Oklahoma City Thursday and
went to the office of the county
sheriff where he gave himself up.
He was placed in jail and will
probably remain there until some
further aotion is taken in his
ease upon the arrival in the city
of County Attorney John Embry.
A jury in the Logan county
district, court returned a verdiot
awarding four years in the pen-
itentiary to Peter Whittaker, a
negro school teaoher, charged
with killing John Williams.
Domestio troubles led to the
Tulsa, Okla. has a total popu •
lation of 28,240, an inorease of
55 per cent in five years, accord-
ing to a special census taken by
order of President Wilson at the
request of Tulsa citizens, April
15. Tulsa’s population in 1910
Dr. G.R. Hansen of Chandler,
will be in Luther on Tuesday of
each week, until given further
notice. Office in Nichols bldg.
, * AT3?
Mrs. August Drew has return-
ed to her home south of Harrah
after spending six months in the
assylum at Norman. She is great-
ly improved, and speaks very
highly °f the treatment given
her at that institution.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Adams,
Miss Joplin and Miss Garnett,
all of Oklahoma City, are guests
of the Couoh families down in
the Kickapoo flat.
The southwestern Cotton Oil
company announces that they
will operate their gin at Jones
City this fall. This gin has n ot
been run for several years.
Homer Price has sold his pro*
perty in Harrah, to Susie Kelley
of Oklahoma City, and has join -
ed his family at Yellyville, Ark.
A. D. Brown of Harrah has
accepted a position on the Daily
News Harald at Shawnee.
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