The Mulhall State Journal (Mulhall, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 27, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 5, 1923 Page: 1 of 4
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Mulhall State Journal
Mulhzll, Oklahoma, Thursday. July 5. IKS.
Oklahoma at First
4 lb. box Loose-Wiles Crackers 42c
Gallon Apricots - -
Gallon Loganberries -
Gallon Cherries - -
Gallon Prunes - -
5 lbs. Navy Beans -
5 lbs. Pink Beans
5 lbs. Fancy Rice
3 lb. can Peaberry Coffee
(Tumbler Free) - - 85c
Viuegear, per gal. - 35c
6 bars C.W. Soap - 25c
6 pkgs. Gold Dust - 24c
Large can Pears - 30c
3 cans Sweet Potatoes 25c
48 lb. sack Favorite Flour, guaranteed SI.45
CASH FOR EGGS
Charlie Detwller whose form** home
was on his farm north of the Antioch
church but who at prtiaent is in
Guthrie Is reported very sick.
Mote Gray and party are now at
Jacksonville, Tla. They write back
that the mosquitos are more numer-
ous than In Oklahoma. They have'nt
started any oil operations yet.
Mrs. Wm. Cross who runs fhe Mul-
hall hotel had the misfortune to have
her pocketbook stolen from tihe front
room of the hotel building Monday by
a couple of tourists. It seems she left
it banding on a nail near the door
as she was getting ready to go to town
to buy gome supplies rind when she
went to get It the contents was miss-
ing. She had Geo. Buehele take her
to Guthrie where the parties had been
stopped by Tom Boggcss but was un-
able to get her money back as no one
saw thorn take it.
It fakes more than mud and wash-
outs to keep automobile owners at
home. At least It does In Oklahoma
Hundreds of automobiles with trunks
tents and other outdoor paraphernal-
ia strapped to sides and backs with
seats filled with apparently happy
people pass through Mulhall each
week now bound for tbe mountains
lakes and the wife's folks to spend
The Fourth in Mulhall
Mulhall came awful near being put
the same class of Okmulgee and
ime of those other eastern counties
■sterday. July Fourth, all because
>me kid exercised his North Amerl-
in privilege and shot a fire cracker
front of the postotflce. Now that
kid shouldn't have did It. If he want-
ed to celebrate the Glorious Fourth he
should have gone to the country to
the three mile limit to do his cele-
brating. Ab a consequence the post-
office was closed all day from nine In
the morning and no one allowed to
look in their boxes to see if there was
any more monthly bill' had come in.
A notice was put in tbe window of
She building stating why such drastic
action was necessary. It seems, from
the wording of said notice, that the
city officials were very derelict In
their duty In not suppressing an ap-
parent revolution as the city was be-
ing bombarded from all sides with an
occasional'' Big Bertha" tearing great
holes In the atmosphere. To tell the
truth, our police force was unable to
cope with t/be situation and hid in
cellars waiting for July 4, 1923 to pass
The action of our postmaster In
locking up the office and lobby was
timely and the move was a good one.
Right here we would like to rec-
ommend to our negligent city officials
that when July 4, 1924 comes around
that they send every American kid of
fire-cracker age to the county jail at
Guthrie and keep them there until the
following day. To our mind this 1s
| the only procedure to follow that will
guarantee a non-occurrance of yester-
day’s shameful disturbance.
Oklahoma has taken greater strides
In the elimination of Illiteracy in the
last twelve years than any other state
ii^ the union. There are fewer illiter-
ates In Oklahoma than In any other
southern state. This was the revela-
tion II. H. Wilson former state super-
intendent of public ’Instruction in his
address at the closing session Tues-
day of the two days Oklahoma Illiter-
acy conference held at Durant.
Frank A. A darns, a deputy sheriff
of Pittsburg county was arrested last
night on a charge of having in his
possession liquor with Intention of
disposing of it unlawfully.
AT THE POLLARD
Tbe coolest place In Guthrie
Paramount Picture with Elsie Fer-
guson In "The Outcast". We rather
beHeve this one will please the folks
to perfection. We try very hard to do
this very thing all the time.
That great Goldwyn Special.
“The Sin Flood”
You have read of this one in most
everything, the ca9t is big the picture
bigger. Helen Chadwick, Richard Dix
James Kirkpatrick and a dozen more.
An educational comedy follows.
This Is a hear of a show. We know It
will please and we want you to come.
We guarantee a pleasing entertain-
ment and the price Is almost nothing.
Goldwyn Special De Lux "Broken
Chains” If you know good pictures
there need be no argument as we
have them here all the time. The
house Is cool, clean and well ventila-
ted. We are a little fresh some times
but it because we are getting Old.
Therm Ellison and I Jim be rt Huds-
peth are busy these days threshing
out their grain.
Negro Shoots a White
Shooting craps proved to he a bad
game for Clarence Con-well, white man
living in the Meridian neighborhood
According to reports reaching the
county attorney’s office, Con well und
a negro named Solomon Moore, also
a farmer of the Meridian district, en
gaged in a game of dice when a dis-
pute arose over the stakes. In the
fight that followed Moore shot the
white man In the right wrist the bul-
let after shattering the hand passed
on through the body just below the
right breast. Moore wag rushed to
Guthrie hospital where tt is said he
passed away. Immediately after the
shooting Sheriff Boggess was notified
and was hot on the trail of the slayer
but so far has been unable to locate
him. This is the fourth tragedy that
has occurred In the Meridian die
in the past two years and corn 1
key was tlie cause of it all.
Sheriff lioggese has been brlr
in many stills from that district
as yet has bee nunable to get
all. During the past two weeks
and his deputies have captured six
big stills in different parts of Logan
County, and In most of the cases have
taken the operators at the same time.
Mr. Hoggese has a system of "watch-
ful waiting" that ge*e the men at the
same time he grabs the still. If he
UeepB up the way he Is doing he soon
will make a dry territory of- Logan
County. The people around Guthrie
that have a chance to see Mr. Boggess
and his deputies work think a whole
lot of him and Tom could about get
anything he wanted. At the present
time Logan county has a real honest
he-shcriff that would go abler the
devil if some one said "sic ’em."
Charles Stotts of Burkburnett, Tex.
hasbeen visiting in Mulhall with his
brother, J. F. and family.
A. W. Leavitt, living southwest
town Is recovering nicely from a re
cent accident Incurred while working
with a binder. He was struck on the
head by some of tbe machinery.
Elmer Andrews Is up In the neigh-
borhood of Nardin doing harvest work.
Arlle Maloney and his mother have
been spending a few days at Wichita
at the home of Clarence and his wife.
Mrs. J. J. Bearden and Miss Carolyn
Fultz were Guthrie visitors last Thurs
MRS. WINTON’S FATHER DIES.
Mrs. Winton was called six weeks
ago to the bedside of her father D. 0
Simpson at Altus, Okla. Her daugh-
ter, Georgia accompanied her. Mr.
Simipson died June 2th at the age of
83 years. He settled there In 1887
and had the distinction of having liv-
ed in two states hut 1n the same
home as that place was a part of
Texas when he first settled there. In
the pioneer days the towns were few
and for a time he was 75 miles from
any settlement. He was a member of
the Primitive Baptist Church.
TUman Klmberllng is up In Kansas
trying out hts hand in the harvest
Invites you to spend the Fourth in
Guthrie and look over our line of
Furniture, Mattresses, Rugs, Lino-
leum and Stoves. We carry the
largest line of stoves in Guthrie,
in fact, we have anything in the
stove line from a two-hole burner
New Perfection Oil Stove to the
Majestic wood and coal.
Come in and look around, whether
you buy or not. It’s a pleasure to
shew our goods.
Across the street from Kress. Guthrie.
The Home Demonstration Club has
announced Its next meeting to be with
Mrs. J. S. Dilehl on July 13th.
A Mister at Mrs. Elmer Mills Is vis-
iting her from Kansas.
Mrs. Isom Phelps Is In Kingfisher
county visiting at the home of rela-
W. G. Calmbach dropped In tor
week end rest with his wife and little
W. C. Bradwell is spending the
summer months with his daughter.
Mrs. Carl Newby and family at Gate,
Mrs. Bessie Mills came up from the
County Seat for a Sunday with folks
Lyman Williams had the honor at
bringing In the -first load of new wheat
The market price was 83 cents.
Mts. Josle Lusk enjoyed a visit
few days ago from her sister, Mrs
Gila Hunt of Guthrie.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Duehnlng and
Jack have been up from Cordell visit
Ing at the Duehnlng and the Rooney
George Fultz and James Rooney
ire at Covington working during th*
102 W. Oklahoma Ave*. Guthrie
3 pkgs. Bran Flakes ......
Gallon can White Karo.....
2 lbs. Peanut Butter ......
I Two cans of Tomatoes .....
Quart Jar of Jam........
. 32c :
Gallon can Apples........
Gallon can of Apricots.....
5 lb. box of Wilson Sliced Bacon
. 85c i
Quart Jar of Mustard......
Bring us your Eggs. We Pay Cash
Was a Good Idea
Mulhall came pretty near having a
nice new pretty bridge put In over a
rough spot on one of her main thor-
oughfares but owing to conditions,
circumstances, temperament, lack of
co-operation with the projector and
the projectorees, etc. and etc., we are
sorry to inform our readers that the
ooveled and undeniably much-needed
improvement is for the present put on
cold storage in Mr. Stotts' new Ice
plant. Don’t know what we would
have done without that cold storage
room as it was too hot a subject for
any one of the interested parties to
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS IN
The Board of County Commission-
e,rs are In session at the court house
this week. This Is John Hopkins'
firstmeotlng with the board, having
tuning the oath of office .Monday. Ho
succeeded George Sloan of Cresce-jt.
Mr. Hopkins will make a good mem-
ber as lie is specially fitted for the
Job. The Board Is now composed of
Frank Rinehart chairman, Sylvester
Reid and John Hopkins.
And while we are speaking of
bridges, both ornamental aad useful,
why not some one get ahold of John
Hopkins and tell him that that old
structure over Hhe Skeleton might
use some of that $100,000 (If voted) to
make it safe. The way that old bridge
shimmies when a Ford with more than
bwo people In It, goes over It, It Is
aiwful. If the thing was within the
corporate limits of any town the
town marshall would have pinched it
decades ago for its shameful shim-
HOPKINS FOR THE BOND8.
"The citizens of north ix>gan Coun-
ty will vole for the $100,000 bridge
bond issue," said John Hopkins, com-
missioner elect from this end of the
county. "We must have good bridges
and the money must come from some
source and I feel that the only course
open just now In to vote 'bonds and
pay them 1n twenty-five years. Other-
wise we will have to create an emer-
gency and go into judgment to secure
the money. So I am quite certain the
voters realizing that they must foot
the bill one way or the other will vote
for the Wands.”
John O’Neil was in tow n from Mar-
shall Monday evening to meet his
daughter, Marie who came from Ponca
City for a Fourth of July visit with
the (oiks at home.
Mts. Eliza I-andon of Lawrence, Ks.
is visiting at the arm home of her sis-
ter, Mrs. J. N. Stltes.
WilHe Harris wife and baby of
Covington spent a few days last week
visiting with Willie's mother, Mrs.
Orland Stotts came over from Still-
water for a Sunday visit with his par-
ents. He Is taking studies In the
summer school at the college.
Mrs. James Rundell and Mies Mary
Splckelmler enjoyed an auto trip to
Guthrie last Friday.
COUNTY COURT WILL BEGIN
Judge A. H. Boles has set his July
Docket for the 23d of this month and
-;aye he will dispense of all criminal
cases at this term of court. There
are 18 criminal cases to be tried
practically all of them on charges of
violating the state prohibition laws.
L number of civil cases will also he
in for trial by the court.
A big delegation of Mulhall people
mustered up courage and crossed the
pontoon Into Guthrie the Fourth and
took in the celebration. Mulhall ball
tea mplayed the iNavina team and of
course Mulhall beat them. They say
that a Mulhall lady was selected as
one of the judges of the floats in the
parade, but so far we have not learned
who she was was. Of these floats
Ijarson Sisters took first, the J. C.
Penney Dry floods Co., sectmd, and
Brakey's Style Shop .third prize. One
of the floats caught fire after the pa-
rade but no one Injured. The fire-
works at night drew a big crowd and
of course every youngster of dance-
able age attended the street dance.
County Superintendent M-uxlow has
been notified by the President at the
A and M college that there will be
no competitive examination this year
for free scholarship to A and M next
year, as no state appropriation was
made by tbe last legislature to take
care of these scholarships.
First publication In Mulhall State
Journal, July 5, 1923.
NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE
WHEREAS, > writ of execution was Issued
out of the District Court of the County of
Creek, in the Hut* of Oklshoma, bearing date
the 11th day of June A. I).. 1923. and to me
directed and delivered, wherein I am com-
nd chattel* <
I cause to be mad
the amount of a Judgment for the sum of Five
; “ ~ ur and twenty-five hundredths
Dollars. ($554.25), debt and intereat thereon at
manded of the goods and chattels of J. B.
Griffith, Judgment debtor. I cause to be msde
the amount of a Ju<f
Hundred Fifty Four
Dollars. ($.554.25), c-------
the rate of ten per cent from the date thereor.
fifty-five and 42-100 Dollars, attorney's fees
and costs of suit, taxed at Nineteen and twen-
ty-hundredths Dollars ($19.20) rendered by
said Court on the 3rd day of July. A. 1) ,
1922, against aald J. R. Griffith, Judgment
debtor In an action then pending In said
Court wherein First National Bank of Bris-
tow, Oklahoma, was plaintiff and J. R. Griffith
was defendant, and for want of goods and
chattels that I cause the same to be made
of the lands and tenements of said judgment
* AND. WHEREAS, by virtue of said writ,
on the 2nd day of July A. D.. 1923 at the
hour of 1:30 o'clock P. M.. of said day, I
levied upon the following described lands and
tenements, as the property of said Judgment
debtor, to-wtt: The Northeast quarter (NEJ4)
of Section twelve (12), Township sixteen (16).
North Range One (1) Raat of the Indian mer-
idian. in the County of Logan. State of Okla-
AND WHEREAS, the real value of said
real estate waa duly estimated and appraised
by three disinterested house holders of aald
County, who were by me duly called
Bert and Ed Robinson are having Loean __
with them for the summer their sister .ppr.l«r.. for Hut purpose,
R. Spaulding of Shenandoah,
Mrs. Nellie Raker of Covington paid
a visit last week to her parents, Mr.
tnd Mns. F. M. Crow at the farm.
Johnnie Crow lost one of his work
horses the other day by being over-
time with the heat.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Fitzpatrick an<
little daughter Vivian of Ponca Clt’
have been on a visit wltfc Ralph’'
folks, Mr. aad Mra.George Fitzpatrick,. |» t*w wsoka.
last Sunday’s ball game was a vic-
tory for our home fellows. They
played against Hayward at this place
-V’ th i. sjt eitViii. to tX3.
Mrs. Frank Blrokett was in from the
farm at an early hour last Monday
morntog to do some shopping.
Mrs. Audrey Poindexter and child-
ren of Covington have been visiting
in Mulhall and vicinity. She Is a sis-
ter of Glenn Mills and Mrs. A. W.
Mrs. Frank Johnson will he carrier
on Route One for tbe next fifteen
days as Frank Is taking his annual
J. N. Stltee was 75 years old July
2. His aim Is to round out a century
before giving up the ghoet.
Our ball team Is training tor a game
with the Redrock Indians. The af-
fair will be pulled off at this place In
The Beaver Valley Hardware and
Implsmest Co sre •vtendirg the side-
walk which Is on the east aide of
property. It Is made of cement and
their building south to N. L Turner’s
H a substantial Improvement to our
lows, to-wit: »t Ui* »um of Thru* Thou-
und and no hundredths ($3,ee0.0S) Dollars,
all In uld Count, of 1-ogtn, Hut* of Okti-
NOW, THEREFORE, public nolle* Is here-
by given, that on th* 6th day of August, A. D.,
1923, st the hour of 2 o'clock P. M., of ssld
day, at the front door of the Court House in
said County of Logan I shall offer, for sale,
and sell at public auction, to the highest and
best bidder for cash, all, or so much of said
real estate, as may be necessary to satisfy said
Judgment, Interest, and costs and costs of sale,
as the property of said Judgment debtor and
subject to approval and confirmation by said
PROVIDED, no such property shall be
sold for less than two-thlrda of the said ap-
praised value thereof.
Witness my hand this 5th day of July. A.
J. J. HILDRETH. Atty.
T. W. BOGGESS, Sheriff.
KARL A. EVANS. Under Sheriff.
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