The El Reno Daily Democrat (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 33, No. 186, Ed. 1 Monday, April 14, 1924 Page: 1 of 4
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OkU Historical Socut; ’
THE EL RENO DAILY DEMOCRAT
(By United Press)
EL RENO. OKLAHOMA. MONDAY. APRIL 14. 1924
(By United Presr)
Mrs. Walter Campbell Is spending
a few days iu Lawton. Okla.
Martin Sands of Saulpa, Okla., re
turned home this morning after a
tew days visit here.
Mr. and Mrs. George Haworth had
as tin ir guest Saturday night Roy
Smith of Linger, okla.
The following is from the Notre
Dame Daily, where is was reprinted
from the Chicago Daily Maroon:
At the conclusion of the regular
period of the El Reno-etroit North-
eastern contest there appeared one
of the most unusual exhibitions of
sportmanship that has been observ-
ed thus far the entire season. -
As Is related, elsewhere on this
page. El Reno was one point behind
the Detroit men when the gun went
off immediately following a foul
against Glass. Oklahoma forward,
leaving the issue of a tie or loss
directly in his hands.
At this moment Molenda. Detroit
forward, stepped up and wished him
success in the try. The art was an
open manifestation of the under-
curent of good sportmanship that
has marked toe entire tourney.
There have, of course been excep
liuiiB, but considering Hurt the com
peting teams travel from appo.
site ends of the nation to stake ev-
erything on a single game, ft is sur
prising that teams have been able
to accept defeat without open vex
Ten years ago it couldn’t havel Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bradford left
been done. \Yc are glad to see high aVerland yesterday morning for
school sortmanship approaching a Lynchburg, Va.. where they
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The W. C. T- U. will meet Tuesday
April 15 at 3 p. m. in the home of
Mrs. C. O. Shaw 502 So. Miles. Pro-
gram "Law observance Members ur-
;;o(| to come andbring a new member
and visitors are always welcome.
Tin Parish House Dinner has been
postponed from Tuesday of this
week until Monday of next week.
Mr. ami Mrs. Will l’ettee of Okla.
City motored over yesterday and
spent Hie day with their uncle Mr.
S. B. pettee of this city and cousin
Mis. H. J. Gillum of Chicago. 111.
meet their daughter Miss Mary
j,Louise Bradford who attends Rando-
11 nil Macon college at that place, and
[spend the Easier vacation with her
Mr. Bradford will return home and
Mrs. Bradford will go to Tampa.
Florida where she will remain until
school is out. Both Mr. and Mrs.
Bradford will return to Lynchburg,
and attend the coniniOTiceiivw’.t cx
cerclscs at the close of school as
Miss Mary Louise graduates from
Randolph Macon this year.
Haworth and their guest Roy Smith f |
of Ringer, Oklahoma.
Mah Jongy Party.
In compliment to Mrs. Harry
Pressman of Detroit, Mich., Mrs.
Walter Campbell entertained a few
friends with a Mah Jongg party Fri-
day afternoon. Violets prettily
decorated the rooms. In the game
Mi’s. LeRoy Jones received the high
score favor and Mrs. Pressman an
honorce favor. Delicious refresh-
ments were served. Guests were
Mrs. H. J. Davis. Mrs. Maude Will-
iams, Mrs. Herman Youngheim. Mr?
IjeRoy Jones. Mrs. Forrest Nave.
Mrs. J. M. Beck. Mrs. S. It. Reville
and Mrs. W. P. Morrison.
The Mizpah class of the Pres-
byterian church Sunday school has
given the El Reno sanitarium a
bihle for every room in the lyispital
This is a very much appreciated
Archie Gilbert of Ponca City. Ok
lahomn, was the week-end guest of
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Gil-
0. E. S- Reception.
Regular O. E. S. Chapter meeting
tonight at S o'clock at the Masonic
Tt mpld. There will bo a reception
for Judge J. I. Phelps, who has been
appointed Grand sentinel Oklahoma
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. McCartney and
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Tompkins will
motor to Yukon this evening where
Mrs. McCartney is directing the pro-
duction of the Womanless Wedding.
Mr. Tompkins will take the part of
tho minister in the production.
Members of the Izaak Walton
Teague who applied for Deputy
game Warden commissions aro ad-
vised that they have been received
and can be secured by calling at the
office of Dr. A. J. West. Quite n
number of the members have been
appe nded deputy game wardens and
will asist the local game warden in
preventing fishing or hunting lit-
erally in this county. Under the
new law just missed seining or gig-
ging fish is prnhibted and the depu-
ty game wardens will pick up vio
Inters of this law as well as any-
one hunting or fishing without a
license. Members who have not yet
received their membership cards or
buttons can scure them at the office
of Dr. West.
Boys shifts and Blouses for Easter
Ray Dnpgs, aged 30. lies In a crit-
ical condition at a local hospital, suf-
fering from a gun shot wound, said
to have been cansej accidently by n
gun in the hand of Jim Thompson,
a companion. The shooting occurred
Sunday morning about 3 o’clock,
near Cogar In Caddo County near
the Canadian -County line. Thomp-
son was treated by a, Minco physi-
cian. and later .brought to the hos-
pital here. Daggs’ Intestines were
pierced nine times by tho steel
Jacketed bullet it is said.
Daggs may recover.
Special Dress Sale this week at
119.75. The Fashion Shoppe. Mrs.
L. L. Bowers.
HERSELF 10 DEtTH
C. W. Wilhite, aged 69 years, died
suddenly about midnight Saturday
from heart trouble, at his home 318
South Williams avenue. He was
down town Friday and was able to
look after his duties as usual, hut
was taken ill that evening. Funeral
services will he held Tuesday after-
noon nt 3:30 at tho Presbyterian
Church, Rev. G. A. Swanson officiat-
ing. Interment will bo made in the
El Reno cemetery.
Mr. Wilhite had resided In Cana-
dian County since 1904. He lived on
a farm east of El Reno until his re-
moval Jo El Reno, where ho has re-
sided for the past fourteen years. He
was secretary of tho El Reno Build-
ing and Loan Association of this
Mr. Wilhite Is survived by his
wife, a son Archie W'ilhite of I,aw.
ton, ()kla.. and a daughter, Mra. F.
Evans of this city.
Two pant suits for the hoys
EllFAULA. Okla, April 14.-Par
ole from penitentiary sentences was
held out to Silas Wilson, 18, and
Oraw ford Sisk, 16 by Judge Harvey
Melton here upon condition they
return a week later with proof
till they had been properly “lam-
hasted” for potty theft at Cathey,
The boys pleaded guilty in court
and their council asked they he
given suspended sentence, “if they
agree to came hack to me and prove
that they have been spanked pro
perlv, I shall parole them." Judge
Melton decreed withoi^ suggesting
who should administer the triming.
FORT SMITH, Ark. April 14
Construction or a $25,000 peanut
mill here or at Van Buren will be
started within .the next month by
thi' peanut Mill and Products Cora
pany here according to S. T. Hester
general manager ot the company.
Tho company is newly organized
witp headquarters here and officials
are lr;sy arranging for the 1921 crop
contracts. Letters have sent oat
to five thousand urging the planting
ofVpeanuts with an offer to buy
their crop. Under the present plan
the company will buy tho nuts and
vines from farneis 'throughout the
western part of (lie strfte. *
The nuts will lui shelled at the
propo; ed factory, where the shell
ed product will he turned over to
candy factories and the \iues. hull:
and imperfect nuts used for stock
Facilities im- to lie arhnged liter
for the manufacture of other hl-pro-
ducls from the nuts, lh.--.tcr said.
,o>al Tcrrp. ranee Leg co
Garden flowers prill lily decorat-
ed the rooms of the home of Mrs.
I. s Dungan Sat., afternoon when
•-lie entertained nineteen members of
the loyal Tompcrance Legion. Two
new members were pledged, Marcea
Trotter and Jimmy Pennebakcr ir.
•ihe election of officers William Hall
was elected president. I-eRoy Peu-
uebnker 1st viqe-president, Lawrence
Rank 2nd vice pres. Lonne Dungan
3rd, Pauline York Secretary. Fay
Teague, assistant Scot.. Ruth Smith
slstant Treasurer. The President
called the meeting to order and
transited the business Mrs. Ha-
worth led the L. T. L. lesson. Rally
erVs and program. Those .taking
part on the program wore Pauline
York. Mary Halil, Lawrence Rauh.
• ml Virginia Miller. The hostess
sslsted by her daughters Stella and
Lorent* served dainty refreshments
The next meeting will he in tw<
weeks with Alma Van Fleet 317 N
Mrs. A. J. Stone entertained Sat-
urday evening with an informal din-
ner party in the home of Mr. ami
Mrs. Gilbert Tompkins. Violets
prettily centered ’the table and a de-
lirious dinner was served. Guests
were Mr. and Mrs. W. If. Thompson,
Mr. and Airs. AValter Campbell, Mr.
and Mrs. Tompkins, Miss Mary
Spears, Miss Irene Leeper and Ray
The Lachman Shows open a week
engagement in El Reno tonight, and
from advance notices from Wichita
Falls and Duncan, it is the biggest,
best and cleanest show to ever ap-
pear here. They carry seven big
rides, foa'-wring the new $25,000
ride, the Cirterpiller. which Is en-
tirely new to El Reno folks, fourteen
new high class shows, including big
Water Show. Wild West, Minstrel
Show with 18 people, hand and or-
chestra. Luther the wonder man. Big
Circus Side Show, Over the Waves,
and many others. .
Mr. Lachman has spared no ex-
pense in liglrt’rg up his Midway and
all who visit the show this week
will receive the treat of their lives.
A delightful four course dinner
was given the members of the Sans
Pnu<i club by their husbands Satur-
day evening in the home of Mr. and
Mrs ohn Compton. Decorations sug-
gestive of Easter were used. A pro-
fusion of sweet peas Mended wilh
used Jhruout the menu which was pre
v-ared and served hv the husbands
who proved themselves splendid
ooks and adequate hosts. The din-
ing table was centered with a mound
of sweet peas around which was six-
teen Easter nests which were used
for place cards. After the sumptu-
ous dinner the evening was spent
Miss Marian Boot on entertained
Hie Saturday afternoon club with a
ijno party to the Criterion Theatre
The meeting next Saturday will hr
held with Miss Catherine Arnold .
Holeproof hose for ladies at
Mr. Dossey. factory representative
of the Peninsular Range Company
Is in personal charge of Hie de-
monstration of Peninsular Ranges
now In progress at the Wilson Fur-
niture store. You are cordially In-
vited to call and view these stoves
luring this showing.
Combining wear with beauty and
.luster. Holeproof hose at Young-
Mrs. II. C. Morrison wlm was the
week end guest of Miss J"Ssi.' Mor-
rison and Mrs. Lloyd Bright left to-
day for her home in Charleston, W.
Virginia. Mrs. Morrison, was for-
merly Miss Alta Kncli of this city,
and was employed as n nurse :*t fhe
El Reno Sanitarium. Mrs Morri-
son has been visiting her mother at
Custer etty, Oklahoma.
BACK ON THE JOB
Deputy County Attorney Jim Rine-
hart was hack on the job today fob
"lowing an attack of mumps.
Mrs. Harold Tinklepaugl’ enter-
tained Saturday afternoon with a
party in honor of the 4th birthday
anniversary of her little daughter
Petty Barnes. Gaines were played
after which dainty refreshments
were si rv<-d. The table was prettily
’entered with n birthday cake with
the four lighted candles on it. Eas-
ier suggestions were used. Ha h lit-
tle guest was given an Easter Eve
• and) box filled with candy ns a
’’aver. The hostess was assisted by
Mrs. Paul T.lehmnn, Mrs. J. P. Neal
M rs. antes Blair of Enid, Miss
Alary \shhrook. Guests were Jane
Anne Vouple, Itobhy and Tom
Smith ShutteP, J. P. Neal, Jr.. Paul
Liehman. Jr.. Florence Ferguson
Jimmy Curry, Paul Mason. Gerald
and Catherine pischartl and Jimmy
Blair Jr., of Enid.
Mr. and Mrs. l*. A. «ir. h c leW*.f
ed their 58th wedding anniversary
yesterday In tho home of their
daughter. Mrs. Walter Burleson, of
Oklahoma f’itv. Those attending
froni El Reno were Mr nnd Mrs. 1.
3. Dungan. son i/>onard and daugh-
ter, Lorene, Mr. nnd Mrs. George
A mnriage license has been issued
hy Court Clerk Frank Taylor to
sqmon Davis and Willie Sibley, Okla.
City. The couple are colored.
LEAVE FOR ADA
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Wattson l-'ft
left fliis afternoon for Ada. Okla
•.hero Mr. Wattson will attend thp
ing of the Masonic Grand Lodee
They will he absent about ten days.
J TEXARKANA. Texts. April. 14-^
j That Mrs. Frank Young. 57 came to
her death as the result of burns,
self-inflicted, she being at the time
insane, was in substance the verdict,
of Justice of the Peace Hal Green,
acting as coroner fntcr an investi-
gation of the circumstances sur-
rounding tlu> woman’s "loath laid
Mrs. Young took a horrible means
to end her life. She had In the
house with her Miss Annie Hartness
of Oil City. Pa., a younger wom-
an, who was acting ns housekeeper
and taking care of Airs. Young, who
v.-s; raid t ohave been In poor health
for Rime time. The woman mana-
ged to evade Miss Hartness about
the dinner hour and was not missed
until her screams were heard coming
from a small outbuilding on the pro-
The housekeeping nnd a near neigh-
bor rushed info the yard, jerked
Open the <Jo°r of ,I,° building only
to sen Airs. Young in tho midst of a
swirling mass of flames. She had
gone to teh building saturated her
clothing with kerosene and applied
a match to her garments.
Tho woman’s faro was literally
burned to a crisp, as was her body.
Mrs. Young Is survived by In i’
husband, a railroad man; two daugh-
ters, Airs. Frankie Dennison of El
Dorado. Ark., nnd Mrs. H. B. Bark-
man of Burnside, Aliss.
THOMAS ELMORE LUCEY
Thomas Elmer Lucey, world travel
er and artist In many lines, appear-
ed in a unique and sacred program
at the Christian churrh If t night
Fire Chier Chas. McCain today re-
ported everything in readiness fur
the final move In the clean up cam-
paign that has been in progress for
the past week. The chief states
that the residents of the city have
given splendid cooperation in the
'clean-up work, and that practically
evei')< nook and corner of the city
has been thoroughly renovated, and
to an enthusiastic audience fhnt J pflesi of rubbish line the alleys ready
completely filled the large edifice, i to be moved to the dump ground
His groat ability In many linos Early tomorrow morning the fleet
in his rendition of his original poems nf wagons and trucks will start thp
an(| sacred readings and one number
thp ‘‘Holy city" was particularly im-
pressive as Mr. Lucey used his abil-
ity' as an artist with Iho crayon by
making a beautiful sketch of the
Holy City as he sang.
Tonight Air. Lucey will appear In
carting away of the rubbish nnd
trash. The work will begin at the
east side of the city, just west of
the St. Louis. eJ Reno and AA’csiprn
tracks, and the wagons will pass
through every alley. Later wagons
will ho sent to .the section of the city
sketch entitled “Lessons from least of the (rack Fair Addition and
THE CHEERFUL CHXRU5
_ i ■ ■ ---i mm •
Hy life’s so exciting —
I work kfcxd t.r\d
Before I’d Wlteve. it
ltd pLV dtU-V L-Cfc-ITA!
the Scrap Book of Life.” In which
is Incorporated his ability in various
lines in an evenings program of wit
and humor. The public is invited
to attend the program this evening
and the admission charge will he 50
cents for adults and 35 cents for
children. Air. Lucey Is a personal
the outlying districts. Be sure that
all rubbish is removed to the nllev
line tonight. It is the last oppor
tunitv for the wagons will he along
bright nnd early tomrrow. Get
rid of the old tin cans. Cans be-
come filled with water, the water
becomes stagnant and furnishes a
V delegation from the Wellington
Ki nsas Chamber of Commerce will
arrive in El Reno Thursday morning
April 17, according to word received
hy Secretary Wattson of the local
Chamber or Commerce.. The Kan-
sans will he here to confer with the
El Reno Chamber Regarding htglir
wry matters. Tho 1 Wellington
“boosters” aro visiting several Okla-
homa towns, and will come here
from Oklahoma City.
It is desired that members of the
El Reno Chamber of Commerce and
other civic organizations he present
to extend welcome to tho visitors.
CASH CUSTOMER wants to buy 2
acre improved tract. See us at once
Meyer ft Daggs. ltc
Seth Tankersly who was being
held in the counity jail here on a
gaud larceny charge in connection
with robbing Rock Usland freight
ears, dashed to freedom last night
about six o’clock, after overpowering
Jailer John rowers. Tankersly was
being held In the woman department
at the jail. The J ilor opened the
door to give him ms supper, and Im-
mediately Tankersly pounced on Mr.
Powers. Powers battled desperately
with the man but Tankersly got the
best of the struggle, and ran out
the front door of the jail. Tanker-
sly had not been recaptured at noon.
.Nifty new trouser crease Oxfords
fm the hoys at Younghelm’s.
frj,in,) of Rev. DePoistor and was breeding place for mosquitoes. Mos-
scenr.d through him it will give the quit..s are n menace to health,
people of El Penn an opportunity to j The wagon drivers will charge a
hoar an artist who seiuom appears j small fee for removing rubbish, the
in JliiH part or the country. The
program this evening will start at
7:30 and the Christian church or-
•hestra will assist with the enter-
amount depending on the quantity
of trash to he hauled. nc.ijiicnts
and property owners are requested
keep the driver waiting .and do not
ask to have it "charged.” In ease
lo have the change reedy. Do not
of controversy over the amount to
tie charged, just call 949 and a mem-
ber of Ihe fire department will he
sent mt to adjust .tho matter.
In the down-town section business
men are advised to see that all rub
hish and fire hazards are removed
WANTED Washing 25c per dog. from basements, nnd to clean tho nl
I Phone 1252-R. Aye call for and do- leys in tho rear of «he|r stores. The
i liver Up time is short. Get busy!
Allen Tall Bull, aged 4 months,
von of Mr. and M»a. J"!m Tall Hull,
died Saturday nt ( oncho. Funeral
services \ser held Sunday afternoon
at 2:30 at Concho.
Detroit Jewel Ranges are real ‘‘Jew-
els’’ In the kitchen, as every woman
knows who has one. W. R. Buckner
of the Empoy Hardware store is giv-
ing Fl Reno women an opportunity
to secure one of these Detroit Jew-
els mi terms within the roach nf all,
at the three day demonstration of
ranges which began today, nnd will
continue /through AVodnesdny^. (
However, whether you desire to
purchase or not. Mr. Buckner would
like to have you call during the dem-
onstration. A representative of the
Detroit Jewel is here nnd will be
able lo tell you many things about
the Detroit Jewel and range man-
agement in general.
for the hoys at
Airs. A. H. Hargrove. 521 North
Choctaw, riled Atnnday morning a
local hospital, following nn opera-
Hon. She is survived hy her hus-
band and one son. The body will he
sent tonight to Amarillo, Texas,
where Interment will take place.
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