Carney Enterprise. (Carney, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, April 30, 1915 Page: 6 of 12
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CARNEY, OKLA., ENTERPRISE
Railway lime Tabic.
M. K. & T. Railway.
No. 30 Passenger
No* 26 Pasenger
No. 32 Passenger
1.09 : a. m
1 23 p. m
420 p m.
No. 29 Passenger 5 :30 a. m.
No. 25 Passenger 3 :27 p. m,
No. 31 Passenger 10:21 1. m.
j. m. Howell, Agent.
Annual meeting ' of Carney
C;metery Association. Monday night
May the 3rd, for the purpose of
electing officers for the ensuing
year. J. T. Hudiburg,
Two more weeks of school, the
kids are longing for the last day
Those students who took the
examination are now anxiously
waiting for their grade papers.
The past few days have been
ideal growing weather and crops
and garden are just humping.
Mrs. Grace Ellis of Guthrie, is
visiting at the home of A. E'lis-
W. A. Shattuck transacted
business at the county seat Wed-
Mrs. A. Ellis and Mrs. Geo.
Allen were shopping in Guthrie,
Jack Powell and little son of
near Carthage, Mo., are visiting at
he home of Dr. Pendergraft.
B. F. Eartlow, who is working
in ths oil fields, spent Sunday
with his family here.
Jos. Harrington is engaged at
work at Oilton. Mrs. Harrington
has been visiting there the past
Over fifty persons were drowned
and over a million dollars in prop-
perty was destroyed by the great
floods in Texas the past week.
Evangelist A. G. McCewn is
housed up with a case of mumps
which he is not enjoying by any
Col. Wilcox, our-rural carrier
was unable to make his trip with
the mail Monday on account of
the bridges being washed cut.
See Guy Palmer's advertise-
ment of the Kalamazoo tank and
silo Co., of which he is agent,
and if you want a silo call on him.
A band has been organized by
several young men of the town.
They have received their horns
and most any hour of the day or
night you can hear them practic-
Chas,. S. Hamlin, governor of
the federal reserve bank board,
says the country is smiling with
prosperity. We are all waiting
patiently to smile when prosperity
When you want drugs, medi-
cines toilet articles, cigars, or
anything in the drug line, go to
Pendergraft Drug Co. for it.
They also keep cold drinks of all
kinds, ice cream, etc. See their
Hugh Dean shipped a carload of
hogs to Oklahoma City Wednes-
day night. One of the hogs
weighed 600 pounds and meas-
ured seven feet around the body.
The hog was raised by Charles
Hamner, the champion hog raiser
of the county.
The Camp Fire girls will give a
pantomine play Saturday night, May
1st. Supper will be cooked and
served by the Camp Fire girls. Meet
at the .school house between 7 :30
and 8 o'clock where guides will con-
duct you to the Camp Fire grounds.
Everybody come. Admission 10c.
An eloquent preacher had been
discoursing for an hour or more on
the immortality of the soul. "I
looked at the mountains," he ex-
claimed. "and could not help
thinking, Beautiful as you are,
you will be destroyed while my soul
will not. I gazed upon the ocean
and cried, Mighty as you are,
you will .ventually dry up, but
An unknown man was found
dead in the outskirts of a small
Kansas town recently. A revol-
ver and $100 in cash were found
on his person. The coroner held
an inquest and it took $75 to de
fray the expenses and bury the
body. The police judg, fined the
corpse $25 for carrying concealed
weapons and confiscated the gun.
The local editor, wbo published
the obituary, got nothing.—Altoona
Alfred Mosely, a wealthy
Englishman, says American boys
are brighter than English boys
He does not appear to know why.
One of the chief reasons why
young America is bright is be-
cause it tips the cap to no squire,
squireling or other condescend-
ing overman. And, in addition to
this ne may find by listening to
the conversation of Uncle Sam's
sons and daughters that each and
every one has a towering ambition ;
not one is satisfied to stay in a
part cular class if he or she can
see i way or getting higher-
There will be services at the Meth-
odist church Sunday morning and at
night, bythepastsr, Rev. J C. Wat-
son. The morning subject, "Our
Time in God's Hand." In the
evening, "Elements of Christianity."
It has always been a mystery to
us that a young lady should make
some poor fellow believe tnat she
is interested in his welfare when
as a matter of fact she is only
interested in his farewell.
Miss Beulah Wilcox's school,
district No 3, closed last Friday
with a picnic and base ball game.
ANNIVERSARY OF MR. AND MRS.
The golden wedding of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Rouschkolb was cele-
brated last Friday evening by a
number of their neighbors and
friends at their home in this place,
who met to do honor to this worthy
couple who for fifty years have
lived happily together. They
have resided, in Carney and vi-
cinity for a number of y.ars, and
have a host of friends.
Uncle Charley, as he is familarly
called, is a veteran Union soldier,
having enlisted early in the war
in company I, 65th Ohio regi-
ment and served during the war.
He was badly wounded and gets
around with difficulty, but is ever
jolly and keeps in good health.
Mrs. Roushkolb, while not en-
joying good health at all times,
for her age is spry and appar-
ently enjoying her declining years,
But two of their children were
present to enjoy the anniversary of
their parents. At about six
o'clock the guests were invited to
partake of avery elaborate repast,
composed of all the delicacies of
the season, which was enjoyed by
over twenty guests. The follow-
ing guests were present:
Chas. Rouschkolb Jr., and wife
of Oklahoma City, J. D. Roberts
and wife, Mrs- Elizabeth Beard,
a daughter, a. Ellis and wife, S.
A. Buchanan and wife, C. L. Os-
born and wife, J. W1 Austen and
wife, Mrs. G. Z Page, Mrs. Jas.
Harris. B. H. Prescott and wife,
Mrs. C. S. Dewitt, Miss Jennie
Page, H. S. Herbert. A social
time was enjoyed until seven
o'clock when the party dispersed
wishing the host and hostess many
added years of happiness and
The following poem was handed
To host and hostess, present here,
Congratulations we now give,
That fifty years of married life,
God has permitted you to live.
But few compared with all on earth
Do live their fifty years together,
For lives are changeful as the wind,
Or as the vane, in stormy weather.
Some have been married with bright
Of happiness, and love sincere;
But soon death's fatal arrow struck,
And their fond hopes were blast-
And some did so delay their choice,
In taking to themselves a wife,
That long before the fifty years.
Old age did come and close
And some have took the solemn
That till death part, they'd
Did soon regret their unwise choice,
And wish again to be made free.
Some have preferred a single life,
Without a helpmeet, or a guide;
Biaving the storms of life alone,
Whatever might to them betide.
And now to you mcst worthy pair.
Who here this Golden Wedding
We wish much happiness and joy,
And may you many more years
Much interest is being shown
throughout Oklahoma in the road
law passed by the last legislature.
It carried out to its full extent it
will provide some $6,000,000 a
year for the building and main-
tainance of good roads that are
sadly needed in many counties-
A special state tax of one-fourth
mill is to be spent in the county
in which it is collected on condi-
tion that the county itself raise as
much for the same purpose.
Counties are allow ;d to impose a
special two-mill tax of their own,
and townships may also levy a
two mill lax for road maintain-
ance if they so desire. All gen-
eral Ux laws against automobiles
are repealed and cars will here-
after be taxed for road purposes
on a basis of their horse power.
The fir st year's tax on anew car
will be 50 cents for each horse
power developed; 40 and 30
cents for two and three year old
cars, and 20 cents a year there-
after. Counties may have con-
vict labor for the building of roads,
the state furnishing equipment,
guards, food and medical attend-
ance. All bridges hereafter
built must sustain a weight of 20
tons- The new law does not
carry the emergency clause and
will go into effect 90 days from
the date of adjournment of the
Scholarships For Sale.
We have two unlimited scholar-
ships in the Capital City Business
College, Guthrie, which we will sell
to any young man or lady at a
price that ■will save them money.
If you contemplate attending this
college see us for a scholarship.
Drugs and Medicines.
We keep a full line of
Drugs and Patent Medicines
Perfumes and Cigars.
We also have a Cold Drink
Fountain, Ice Cream, Pop
and other drinks.
Can furnish any quantity
on short notice. Give us a
call and we will treat you
Pendergraft Drug Co.
Clothes Cleaned and
Bring your clothes to the Clean-
ing and Pressing Parlor and have
them cleaned,, pressed or dyed on
short notice. Satisfaction guaran-
teed. Parlor in barber shop.
SAM PRESCOTT, Prop.
"Would you like the agency for
a cement silo that can be sold as
cheap as a wood silo? If so, write
the INTERLOCKING CEMENT
STAVE SILO CO., 720 insurance
Bldg., Oklahoma City. lte
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Herbert, H. S. Carney Enterprise. (Carney, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, April 30, 1915, newspaper, April 30, 1915; Carney, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc87989/m1/6/: accessed January 16, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.