Cherokee County Democrat (Tahlequah, Okla.), Vol. 30, No. 23, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 16, 1916 Page: 3 of 8
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By Mi*. C. A. Peterson
TAKK THR CASH AND
LET THE CREDIT (JO
Little Influenza's come to our house
To smash our plans to smithereens
and take our nerve away,
And maks us freeze and ache and
burn, and cough and sneeze
And incaracitate us all to earn our
board and keep.
And evening nf'er supper when we
all feel mean,
We sit around the register and take
And all the other remedies the neigh
bors tell about.
For the Pneumococcus'll get you if
• —Corinne Rockwell Swain
The knot tied; the pair were wed,
And then the smiling bridegroom
Unto the preucher, "Shall 1 pay
To you the usual fee today,
Or would you have me wait a year
And give you then a hundred clear,
If I should find tlfte marriage state
As happy as I estimate?"
The preacher lost no time in thought,
To his reply no study brought.
There were no wrinkles on his brow:
Said he, "I'll take three dollars now."
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❖ SOCIETY ITEMS. *
❖ Miss Covel and Mrs. Keenan v
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WHAT SHE NEEDED
Mistress—What do we need for
Servant—Sure, ma'am, and I've
tipped over the rug an' we need a
new set of dsihes.—Philadelphia
"I told father I loved you more
than any girl I've ever met."
"And what did father say?"
"He said to try and meet some
more girls."—Puget Sound Trail.
When looking for your
Call at Mrs. Thompson s,
first cjO'v south of Palm-
MRS- LULU THOMPSON
"Do you believe In luck?"
"Of course. I do. Aren't the other
fellows getting it all the time?"
—Detroit Free Press.
"Now, wife, fl we are soing into
the poultry business, h«re is an op-
portunity. Neighbor Wombat has
somo hens he will sell us cheap."
"Oh, I wouldn't get second-hand
fows. Better start with new models,
I say,"—Louisville Courier-Journal."
RUSY ALL YEAR
The Watchword of
BE PREPARED IN CASE OF
"What do you do here in
town?" asked a traveler of a man
in a dried-up town.
"Waal, boss," the man answered,
yawning, "in winter they mostly sets
on the east side of the house and
follers the sua around to the west,
and in summer they sets on the west
side and follers the shade around to
Post: What qualifications do you
think a clergyman should have?
I REPRESENT THE BEST
OLD LINE COMPANIES
M. A. McSpadden j
PHONE 278 I
OLIVER CHILLED PLOWS
KING MERCANTILE C6.
The younger set and children of
Tahlequah have been the favored
ones socially this week.
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Misses Norma Rasmus and Mildred
Wright were hostesses Monday even-
ing to a merry bunch at the home of
the former. The home was taste-
fully decorated with hearts and
cupids and the entertainment care-
fully planned and unique. Fortune
telling and a heart hunt for a prize
were novel features appropriate to
Valentines day, while various other
amusements were thoroughly enjoy-
ed until the hour arrived for de-
parture. A dainty two-course lunch
was served, the young people finding
their partners for this by matching
hearts. Those present were the
Misses Marietta and Anna Guinn
Ruth Allison, Calela Peterson, Lidia
Sheldon, Eglah Coursey, Loura Fite
Ada Clemmer, Kathleen Redburn,
Lois Stinson, Callle Harris, Merl
Wright, Nannie Rasmus, and Messrs.
Stacy Barnes, Fred P'almtag, Ken-
neth Keenan, Thompson Reld, Brooks
Hartman, Emory Hartman, Mayes
Thompson, Bates Hunt, Donald Re-
ville and Bob Crew.
MRS. M. BRANDON
West ♦■'ide of Square.
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The party given by a number of
of the younger set, in honor of the
basket ball team of Ft. Gibson, was
a very enjoyable affair. Some thirty
youngsters including the two teams,
gathered at the Sheldon home at 8
o'clock Saturday ever:: i where they
indulged in various popular gamei
until a late hour. Dainty refresh-
ments were an acceptable feature of
Supt. Scott and Mr. Antony of Ft.
Gibson were present and entered
into the sports with as much zest as
The West End club met lastThurs-
dcy, Feb. 10, in its bi-monthly ses-
sion with Mrs. J. F. Duckworth on
The following program on "Bel-
gium" which theclubhas been study-
ing during the last quarter, was
A paper on Country Life in Bel-
gium by Miss Duckworth.
Talk on the Belgian Court and So-
ciety, by Mrs. Peterson.
Belgium Politics and Belgium his-
tory were then discused by the club
members in a most entertaining an!
A pity, indeed, that such an inter-
esting country should be desolated
At the termination of the program
the hostess in her usual charming
manner cerved a very dainty and de-
licious Valentine luncheon, which was
greatly enjoyed by all present.
At a late hour the ladies reluc-
tantly departed for their homs pro-
nouncing this one of the happiest
meetings of the club for many a long
fMiss Grider, who is a student in
the Domestic Science Department,
entertained four guests, Mesdames
J. L. Riley, E. L. Johnson, A. K. Gos-
Som and Miss Fernandes to an ele-
gant six-course dinner on Thursday
in the Domestic Science rooms at the
The dinner was most excellently
prepared by Miss Grider and her
assistants, and served in an up-to-
date manner by Miss Grider with the
grace and ease of a hostess of much
Not only are the girls of this de-
partment taught to prepare and
serve appetizing nourishing and
wholesome food, but they are taught
how to do it economically.
This dinner consisting of six
courses was bountifully served at the
small cost of$1.50 for the four peo-
ple. Much credit is due Miss Fern-
andes who is so ably giving efficient
and highly practical training to the
girls of this department.
Mrs. J. H. Crumpler assisted by
Miss Martha Banker and Miss Zoe
Crow, entertained the children of the
primary department of the Presby-
terian Sunday school Monday after-
noon. About twenty-five happy little
tots assembled at the church and
accompanied by Misses Banker and
Crow, marched to the Crumpler
home, where they played to their
hearts content and enjoyed the re-
freshments as only children can.
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K. a. COUCH
Uiornaj M Law
NoUrjr la Office
Office In Couoh Bide. Upjtalri
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❖ CLEANING, PRESSING %
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+ REPAIRING NEATLY DONE ❖
* JULIUS JONES *
Soukup's old stand.
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R. M. DANNENRERG
South Muskogee Ave.
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❖ Farm Loans— 4
❖ CHEROKEE CAPITAL 4
ABSTRACT COMPANY 4
❖ J. H. CRUMPLER 4
Farm Loans, Insurance
Office Phone 226 4
Residence Phone 97 *
TAHLEQUAH ABSTRACT CO.
Abstracts and Conveyances
a Specialty. ,
ARCH FULCHER, Manager.
Grlndele Mohler & Parr is 4
Undertakers and Einhalmers 4
Phone 207. ■!«
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PETERSON & DUCKWORTH
I'hysirians and Surgeon*
Office Hour* 8 to 11 a. m.
2 to 5 p. m.
Office In Land Office Hldg.
Day Phone 128; Night 102
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❖ I «MSO
Dr. J. 8. ALLISON ❖
Dr. T. P. ALLISON 4
❖ V. R. HARRIS, R. N. Supt. 4
❖ Telephone 400
4 Graduate Nurse Employed
I>. S. CAMPBELL
All kinds of plumbing done.
North Muskogee Ave.
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DR. R. A. WALTERS
Allison & Allison Building
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J. 1. COUR8KY
Attorney at I-av*
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4 SEQUOYAH THEATRE +
+ J. P. Thompson, Mgr. +
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"The Quality IClnd" -0-
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The hostess served chocolate and
cookey hearta frosted in diferent col-
ors and each child was given a sou-
venir valentine, as they took their
Mrs. G. W. Gable provided a very
delightful surprise for her two boys,
Collins and Ellis, Friday evening.
The youngsters were told that comp-
any was expected and supposed of-
course that as usual they were
grown-ups and began to plead that
some of the children be included in
the invitations, and when the young-
sters of the neighborhood arrived in
a body, and it dawned upon them
that the party was in their honor,
they expressed their delight in trim
kid style. Progressive rook and ap-
petizing eats were the chief source
Should Get in on Those
Special Sale Prices
on Men's Suits and Over Coats
and Ladies' Suits and Coats
Right Away Before the Time
% You— $
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