The Wanette Enterprise (Wanette, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 4, Ed. 1 Friday, June 19, 1914 Page: 1 of 8
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The Wanette Enterprise
WANETTE, POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 1914
FRUIT JAR RUBBERS and FRESH CANDIES at PETRIE’S DRUG STORE—“The Rexall Store.’
A FLOWING WELL
IS BROUGHT IN
A flowing well was struck by
the Wanette Development Co.,
Monday and casing was immed-
iately hastened from town to the
The well was brought in at a
depth of a little over four hund-
red feet and in a comparatively
short time the well was half full
with the stream flowing rapidly.
No, notoil; but salt water!
The casing has been placed
and the drillers have resumed
work. Prospects are very favor-
able and from present indications
it looks like a good producing
well will soon be brought in in
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to extend our heart-
felt thanks to the many kind
friends who so willingly assisted
us in the recent illness and death
of our dear sister.
Mrs. N. Jennings.
Mrs. S. E. Glover.
Junior League Sunday.
Subject, Honor thy father and
thy mother. Leader, Ethel Deen
Scripture lesson, Exodus 20:
12—18 by leader. Second lesson,
Eph. 6: 1—2. by Alice Sanders.
Prayer by Rose Clerget. Song.
Why should we honor thy father
and mother? Harold Rolette.
How we may honor our mothers,
by Jewel Fanning and Willa
Abbott. How we may honor
our fathers, Otis Cromwell and
Loyd Smith. Duet, by Georgia
Dike and Lila Mundy.
Leander Pound announces in
this week’s issue of the Enter-
prise for Commissioner of the
Third District, subject to action
of the Democratic Primary, Aug-
ust 4, 1914.
Mr. Pound was born and rais-
ed in the county of Crawford,
near Van Buren, Ark., and ed-
ucated in the common schools.
He is a naturalized farmer, being
born and raised on the farm. He
has never missed a crop and is
always willing to extend any
material assistance or knowledge
he may possess to the use of his
He has lived in Oklahoma and
Pottawatomie county eight years
residing near Saint Louis, just
east of Asher.
He comes before the voters of
this district asking their sdpport
in the interest of his candidacy,
and his platform is worthy of
the most minute consideration.
Mr. Pound is highly recommend-
ed by his many friends and his
character and business integrity
are above reproach. If was by
the incessant requests of his
many friends that he consented
to make this race. In 1914 he was
sent to Oklahoma City as a del-
egate by the farmers to investi-
gate H. H. Smith.
Mr. Pound says:
“I believe the office of Com-
missioner is one of the most im-
portant offices in the county and
the commissioners should possess
Honesty and fidelity in office.
Running the office on a busi-
ness principle and not in an ex-
One rule of the Security State Bank is that
every visitor, no matter how trivial an
emnd, shall have courteous and consider-
The bank’s officers are accessible and are
glad to give their attention to any matters
of business which may be brought to their
One of the principal inducements which
this bank offers prospective customers is
the personal and efficient service it gives to
I believe the commissioners
should be representatives of the
people from one end of the coun-
ty to the other regardless to
what party or creed they belong.
I believe the bridges of the
county should be handled on a
business basis and not let to a
bunch of grafters.
I believe the county printing
should be let to the lowest bidder
and when a commissioner fails
to comply with any of these eco-
nomic principles he should be
recalled from office.
I favor the recall of all public
I don’t believe in making prom-
ises to get inducted to office, for
as a rule politicians care very
little for promises made during a
campaign and when they once
get into office the office is used
for their own personal advance-
ment. Therefore, I favor the
If I am elected as your com-
missioner I want the people to
watch and repall me if I fail to
do my duty.”
Mr. Pound has been highly rec-
ommended to us by his farmer
friends; also prominent business
men. He is proclaimed a man of
his word, firm and unyielding in
the sense of duty, staunch and
loyal to old democracy and to a
public trust, with a kind word
to all whom he may meet, ever
gentle and courteous.
We believe Mr. Pound is qual-
ified in every respect to fill this
public office and if he is chosen
by the voters of this district as
their next commissioner we_k-
lieve he will ‘‘make good.”
BOB WILLIAMS WILL
BE HERE JUNE 27
JUDGE R. L. WILLIAMS
Judge R. L. Williams, one of
the leading democratic candi-
dates for Governor, will speak in
Wanette Saturday, June 27th, at
5:30 p. m.
Everybody should be here to
hear this eloquent speaker.
Judge Williams will arrive on the
south-bound local from Shawnee.
The farmers can remain over
and hear this able orator and
then get home before sun-down.
Wanette is forging to the front
as an oil town and it must not
lose its spirit of enterprise. The
reception extended Judge Will-
iams here will be printed in the
metropolitan daily papers of the
state and Wanette must emanate
a high standard. If you are not
a Williams man don’t show your
prejudice, but come and hear
Rev. B. L. Williams will make
the opening address.
FOR NOT SIIM
Leader, R. S. Braugh.
Subject, Revenge and Forgive-
Song service, 42—3.
Scripture reading by leader,
Romans 12: 9—21.
Reference, Deut. 19: 21, by
Reference, Matt. 5: 38 -39, by
Prayer. J. J. Skinner.
The story of Esther, Mrs. J
Is lynching justifiable? Fred
How to overcome personal
spite, Rose Clerget and Mrs.
The story of J. L. Whitman,
NEXT SUNDAY AT
Preaching at 11 a. m. Subject,
Pentecost. Preaching at 8:30 p.
m. with special music. Come and
worship with us. Sunday School
at 9:45 a. m. Remember our
contest, the Hustlers and Rust-
lers; join one or the other. Jun-
ior league at 2:30 p. m. Send the
children, we will take care of •
Take notice—the revival meet-
ing begins the 5th of July. The
pastor will be helped by Rev. J.
D. Salters of Oklahoma City.
Prepare to attend the services.
B. L. Williams, Pastor"
TO THE VOTERS OF
W* are YOURS for HELPFUL SERVICE
Security State Bank
O. L. BECKNER, President W. A. BALL. Vi:e-Presiient
E. M. ABERNATHY, Vice-Pres. T. N. FRENCH, Cashier
F. G. GOODMAN, A«it. Caahier
Since announcing for the office
of County Superintendent I have
met with the misfortune of hav-
ing had to go to the hospital for
an operation for appendicitis,
and while I expect to be actively
engaged in the campaign again
within a few day?, the loss of
time occasioned by this will be
something like a month, and I
find that I cannot make a per-
sonal visit to each voter as I had
intended, and take this oppor-
tunity to ask for your support in
My policies as announced in
the beginning of the campaign
remain the same.
I hope to see you and talk the
matter over personally.
Hoping to receive your support
in the primary, I am
Yours very truly,
H. M. Fowler.
Miss Doris Mundy arrived Sat-
! urday afternoon from Norman to
j spend the summer with her par-
YOUR HANDS ARC
Copyriiht 1810, by the Standard Ad
You will not be able to answer the CALL OF
OPPORTUNITY. You are not READY FOR
THE EMERGENCY. True you cannot get
enormously rich by SAVING, but you can
get DESPERATELY POOR by not doing so.
First National Bank
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Brewer, L. E. The Wanette Enterprise (Wanette, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 4, Ed. 1 Friday, June 19, 1914, newspaper, June 19, 1914; Wanette, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc853898/m1/1/: accessed October 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.