The Mountain Park Herald (Mountain Park, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, May 13, 1910 Page: 1 of 12
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Wd have won the New County but must be patient while the disgruntled kick on the umpire !
TIC MOUNTAK PARK HERALD
We are first* last, and all the time for Mountain Park. “The Gem of the Wlchitas."
MOUNTAIN PARK. OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY
IwliTTINU BACK HOME
Uo5«IP AROUND TOWN
Bedford Kirk has moved here
from hia farm mar Tipton.
Standard mowers and rakes at
Stofer Mercantile Snyder.
Mrs. U.’W. Moulder has been
very sick for past few days.
The elevator construction is
giving considerable work to local
A. M. Trader was a business
visitor at the county seat Mon-
H. P. Dale was up in the
northeast part of the county
H. E. Reece and J. A. Har-
grove from west of town are on
the jury this week.
Hattie Aalfs returned Wednes-
day from a visit in the south end
of the county.
A. B. Carley, and wife were
out from Snyder Sunday visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Will Tauer.
Mr. Collins, from northwest
of town, was in yesterday
gathering election news.
“Mound City'Horse Shoe’brand
house paint outpaints them all.
I^ng-Bell Lumber Company.
Buy the Standard mower and
he happy. Sold by the Stofer
Mercantile Company.— Snyder.
R. W. Wilks has been in town
for several days frrm Lawton,
visiting friends and relatives.
It is reported, although we are
unable to secure the official re-
turns that the entire democratic
ticket was elected by a large
Page Woven wire for sale. E.
If you want to see the Herald
a good newsy paper tell us the
news. Ring us up if you can’t
Try some of those picketed
pig’s feet, slicing ham, picnic
hams, pure leaf and compound
lard at Greear's.
Olives are nourishing as well
as appetizing and should be more
extensively used. Try THE AL-
TON GOODS olives.
“Uncle” Billy Ney departed
the first of the week for Utah to
settle up an estate of several
tho jsand dollars which was left
him by a brother.
I want 12 carpenters at once to work
on the new elevator being built here.
Apply or write to
C. S. PELKEY, Con. Foreman.
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Harry brandon returned home! Married,
last week from a southern trip | Mr. A. D> Harmo*n and Miss
with a theatrical troupe. He ( Ethei E> Fosterf of Shiloh were
stopped over in Oklahoma City married on the 8th of May. 1910.
on his return trip. by Rev. J. E. Bryan, of Mtn.
It is only of late years that the Park at the residence of the
great importance of phosophates bride’s parents. Many friends
in baking powder has been rec- and neighbors were present who
ognized. It is the only acid used
in THE ALTON GOODS
Invitations are out announcing
the wedding of Miss Ida Bly to
Grover C. White at the home of
Dr. and Mrs. Biy east of town,
on Wednesday. May the 18th.
Johnie Waters, an old time
resident of this section was here
the first of the week meeting
old acquaintances. He left Tues-
day morning for points in north-
wish them a pleasant journey
The Wichita Commercial Boos-
ters arrived in Mountain Park on
due schedule Wednesday after-
noon. They are a bunch of good
fellows and from the sample they
gave us of their booster procliv-
ities, we believe they will walk
all around Kansas City as trade-
getters in the Southwest Their
; band treated us to several musi-
NEW COUNTY YES
For the benefit of our read*- •
who have not obtained the par-
ticulars of the Swanson Countv
move since our last week’s issue
we will go over the proceeding
in detail. When we went to
press last week some of the box-
es were not in, and we were not
in a position to make a positive
declaration as to the results.
On last Friday morning the re-
maining boxes were turned in.
the vote counted, showing 191<i
votes for. and 907 against the
new county in the Kiowa ter-
ritory. Adding these figures to
the vote of the Comache strip,
80 for and 223 against, gives a
total of 3210 votes, or 1990 for
and 1220 against. This gives As;
votes over the necessary 60 per
The election board certified the
election returns and mailed them
to Guthrie that afternoon. As
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There have been a few arrests cal selections and especially was
made in connection with fraudu- that grand old piece, “Dixie”
lent voting, but all so far seem appreciated by many southern
to be people who misunderstood 'people to whom it menns more
the election laws. Two negroes than a mere jangle of brass and
were arrested but proved alibies harmony. The boosters seemed
and were turned loose. to be well pleased with the bus-
Judge G. Hensley and wife l*1"" outlo°* here and were
departed Sunday Morning for h'gMy complimentary their
Kentucky to make that state F.™86 th* «*ePt»on tendered
their future home. We predict *he“ by the c,t,rens of Mtn.
that the judge and his estimable ar
wife will be with us again before
long, for although first love
lasting yet a recent acquisition is
impressive, and, once an Okla-
homan always one.
Billy Brashears, E. R. Cun-
ningham. J. Will Jones, Doc
Lorance, J. A. Armsomng, E. E.
Morehead, Lon Osborn, Frank
Baker, H. P. Dale, Geo. Cales
and Ora Bramlett returned from
Guthrie Wed. They were there
in the’interest of Swanson coun-
G. R. Wimberly will have a
a public sale at his farm six
miles west and two north of
town, on Monday. May 23rd,
commencing at 10 o’clock a. m.
The sate will consist of horses,
cattle, hogs, implements, house-
hold goods, feed, etc. Ora
Bramlett is auctioneer and R. H.
♦v „■ ,„„ii L During the last few weeks we
h*,e added hundreds of new
.ereeppownl to the propeeibon to mI ,hj, ^
had delegations there. „ necetszry u do ponderable
Buy a .Standard mower and bjok work and in some cases we
rake. They are superior to all j may have failed to enter your
others, sold by the Stofer Mer- ■ name properly. If you fail to
cantile Co. Snyder. 'get your paper let us know.
soon as the antis learned that
j the new county had won, they
immediately set about to file in-
junction proceedings in an en-
deavor to prevent the certificate
of election going to the Gover-
nor, but it was already too late as
the papers were in Uncle Sam’s
hands, and the train was blow-
ing its farewell whistle when
the Judge was located.
| Tuesday the Governor held a
'hearing of the question at Guth-
rie, large delegations from bqth
sides present The proclama-
tion declaring the new county in-
to existance was postponed until
charges of election fraud could
be aired. The governor appoint-
ed Claud Stringer or Oklahoma
City as a referee in the case and
Stringer will be at Snyder to-
morrow to take evidence pro and
con. Until that time both sides
will be allowed to file briefs rel-
ative to the points involved.
The antis are trying by every
possible manner to annul our
election by some technicality,
but little can they hope to win
by methods persued so far. We
expect the proceedings tomorrow
to decide in favor of the
Parham Gets Thief
J. Hancock, the fellow who
robbed Albright the old corn doc-
tor of the $10,000 at Snyder in
February 1900 has been captured
at Denver, Colorado and under-
sheriff Terry is bringing him
back to Hobart.
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Rhodyback, Vernon L. The Mountain Park Herald (Mountain Park, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, May 13, 1910, newspaper, May 13, 1910; Mountain Park, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc853582/m1/1/: accessed January 17, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.