Mountain View Times (Mountain View, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, February 6, 1920 Page: 1 of 8
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March 1 is Set as Clean-Up Day in Moutain View, that Time is Close at Hand—Don't Wait For an Order to Clean Up Your Premises—Act!
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Volume XXf; Number 40
MOUNTAIN VIEW, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6. 1920
Established April 28, 1899
were Charles Vcach and family,
Will Ash and family, Rcy Calvert,
Henry and Alfred Crater and lit-
tle Nothan Christopher.
Mrs. F. L. Hines visited school
last Thursday and Miss Avis Mc-
Kenzie visited school Friday.
While we are not politically in-
clined, still we would like to sug-
gest that everyone in the neigh-
borhood should boost and cast
their votes for Scott Ferris, as we
know him to be a very common
man, interested in the common
welfare of the common people of
the state of Oklahoma. He once
did a personal favor for the writ-
ers father, years ago when first
in office, and we earnestly think
that he would be of invaluable
service to the common people if
KIOWA COUNTY DEMOCRATS IN
MASS CONVENTION SATURDAY;
ENDORSE OWENFOR PRESIDENT
Democrats of Kiowa county
met in mass convention at the
court house in Hobart Saturday
afternoon, adopting resolutions
and naming delegates to attend
the state convention at Musko-
gee February 5.
Committees on resolutions and
delegates were appointed, and
while the committees were out,
interesting talks were made by
O. B. Mothersead, state bank ex-
aminer, County Superin endent
J. B. Hendrix, W. J. McCollum
and Rev. Chas. W. Estes.
Resolutions endorsing the
stand of President Wilson with-
out reservation was made. The
candidacy of Senator Robt. L.
Owen and woman suffrage were
L>elegates from Mountain View
named by the committee were as
follows: H. T. Wauzor, S. A. El-
kins, W. S. Ferguson, M. V. Shaw,
J. L. Shaw, J. A. McMehen, How-
ard Farmer and F. E. Forgy. %
C. F. Veach and family left
Monday for Peacock, Texas,
where they expect to live the
coming year. This family has
teen residents of our community
for the past eighteen months and
lave endeared themselves to
every family in the neighborhood
and will be missed by all, how-
ever they expect to come back,
having bought them a farm in
The past week of perfect weath-
er has about cleared away last
years crop out of the fields,
Will Ash is the owner of a new
1920 model Ford. gangrenous appendicitis,
Mrs. H. T. Wauzor and two! In 1902 he cam* tp this country
children, Russell and Alma, spent; and settled on n claim near Moon-
the week end visiting on the farm, j tain View, where he resided uu-
Last Friday a tremendous noise i til elected treasurer of Kiowa
was heard in the vicinity, many county, in which capacity he
NO REASON FOR ALARM
OVER “FLO" SITUATION
SAYS HEALTH OFFICER
New Picture Show
Opens With ‘M’Liss’
Manager Sohn has announced
Monday, February 9, as tbe open-
ing date of his new picture show.
The new show will have every-
thing in the way of convenience
and will be up-to-date in every
The attraction for Monday will
be that incomparable little star,
Mary Pickford in ‘’M’Liss." Don't
fail to see it, and you can be as-
sured of a good seat, as the seat-
ing capacity has been greatly in-
Death of Pioneer
George A. Bottom, 47 years old,
prominent lodge man, formerly
county treasurer; loan aud insur-
ance agent, and one of the pio-
neer citizens of Kiowa county,
died at Hobart, Sunday morning
at 2:30 o'clock in the County Hos-
pital, following an operation for
became alarmed thinking the
served several terms, during
acquaintance in all parts ol Kio-
world was sureiy coming to an which he formed an extensive
end while others thought it was
the much predicted Porta storm
late in arriving; on further inves-
tigation it was found to be only
Fred Hines trying to get his
newly acquired Ford across a
pulvert. We all hope you better
}uck next time Fred. W. S. fergusqn spent Monday
Sunday visitors atL. F. Dyson's transacting business in Hobart.
I am prepared to furnish you
the very best vegetable plants.—
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Stinson Mercantile Company’s
Majority flour, “guaranteed" per 100 lbs.........
Pure lard, ‘ Rex’’ 10 lb. pail................... •
Compound lard, 10 lb. pail........
Gallon blackberries............ ................
Gallon apricots........... .....................
Potatoes per bushel............................
Standard corn per can..........................
No. 2 tomatoes per can..........................
White Karo syrup per gallon..............
Blue label Karo syrup per gallon.................
Ribbon cane syrup per gallon...................
Dry salt meat per lb.....................
Smoked meat per lb...........................
.. 3i U
Bob White and Joy soap, 4 bars...............
Car of Seed Potatoes
Triumphs, per bushel ..........................
Ohio, per bushel...............................
Cobblers, per bushel........................
Stinson Mercantile Co.
By Arthur K. Lewis
The prediction of myself and
other Health Officials is now a
partial reality and the scourge of
last year, although in milder form,
both in seriousness of attack and
the number of cases, now stalks
abroad in the land. The death
rate is very decidedly smaller
than that of last winter in propor-
tion to the number of cases, and
fatalities have only occurred
where the patient was in a debi-
litated and poor physical condi-
tion when attacked.
The history of medicine shows
that each recurrence of a disease
is uj milder form, and that epi-
demics are the punishment in-
flic ed bv nature ler violation of
lur immutable laws.
There is ically no cause for
alarm at this time as reports from
over the state are to the effect
that the situation is now well in
hand; however, precautions are
always wise and necessary. While
science does not know all the ef-
fects of fear, worry and anxiety
on the chemicals of the system,
yet it has been definitely estab-
lished that these conditions of
mind are very potent factors
in lessening bodily resistance to
disease. I would therefore urge
that everyone strive tq be calm
and cool and take such precau-
tions as keeping the body well
clothed and warm; circulating a
Dlcntifui supply of fresh air in
the home, theaters, street cars etc,;
eating sufficient nourishing food
of a plain wholesome variety;
keeping the body clean, aud con
• ultiug the family physician iD
Cas of a cold. Realizing the im
poi lance of iresh air aud sanita-
tion in coping with influenza, I
have recently issued a ruling re
quiring all public places where
people assemble to be disinfected
and maintained in a sanitary
Newspaper reports indicate
that this disease is appearing in
widely separated places and that
health authorities are alive to the
situation and using every pyecaq-
tion to prevent its spread, Jt
therefore behooves us as indi-
viduals to be vigilant in taking a
little extra care of our h^Lu -a
this particular time.
IS TO BE INCORPORATED
A number of farmers and busi-
ness men met in the Mason.c
hall Saturday, January 31, for the
purpose of forming an organiza-
tion to be known as the Farmers
Co-Operative Association. After
listening to Dr. Woodard of Sny-
der and Dan Deal of the A. & M.
college at Stillwater as to the
purpose of the meeting, a motion
was carried to organize and in-
corporate for $30,000.
The meeting was adjourned to
meet Saturday, February 7, at
which time all farmers interested
are cordially invited to come and
perfect the organization.
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From the files of the Southwest-
ern Progress, Friday, Feb. 9, 1900.
The wind Wednesday night
was the strongest of the season.
Several tents and outbuildings
suffered and lumber was badly
scattered at Leeper Bros.’and the
Mulvane yards. •
Roy M. Sohn has brought his
family to this place from Wichita
On Tuesday, February 6, a boy
was born to Mr. and Mrs. Leslie
Derrickson, at their home a few
miles northeast of town.
Dr. Abernathy and J. B. Ker-
foot of Kansas City started to
Cloud Chief Wednesday night
and got caught in the storm. They
took refuge in a dugout and their
team broke away. It was 11 o'-
clock the next day before they
recovered their team and resum-
ed their journey.
A. A. Andrews officiating. The
wedding was a surprise to the
many friends of the young people
especially to the bride's parents
but all join in wishing them a
long aud happy married life.
A boy baby was born Tuesday,
February 1, to Mr. and Mrs. M.
Rev. and Mrs. Blassingame
are rejoicing over the arrival of
another Cumberland Presbyterian
preacher at their home, Monday,
A delegation of the local Odd
Fellows went to Carnegie Wed-
nesday to assist in the initiation
of a class of 35. Odd fellows
from Anadarko and Fort Cobb
were present, and the boys had
a big time.
New Millinery Store
In Man's Tailor Shop
Mrs. Dee Alexander, formerly
of Frederick, will put in a milli-
nery stock in the L. P. Marrs tai-
lor shop, and has just returned
from the markets. Miss Alva
Akley, who was here two seasons
with Simon's Department Store,
will be associated with Mrs.
Alexander as trimmer. Watch
for the opening announcement,
preparations for which are al-
ready being made.
Ten Years Ago
From tbe files of the Tribune-
Progress, Friday, Feb. 4, 19JLQ.
Mr. Albert ^r^dfey aud Miss
Matjd? iluuuoway were united in
marriage, Friday evening, Jan.
28th, at the Andrews homi: Col.
A fresh supply of Yukon's best
flour, graham flour, hominy grits,
bran shorts, chops, kafir, maize,
oats, barlev and corn at Swim
fords, all at reduced prices.
Mrs. T. E. Givens was called
to Hobart Tuesday, on account
oi the illness of her daughter,
Mrs. Charles Johnson, who has
an attack of the flu.
Mrs. Hoover, with the Stinson
Mercantile Co., left Sunday for
the eastern markets to purchase
good for the store. She will be
gone several days.
Miss Annie Mae Braden, who
is attending school here, spent
the week end with her parents,
who live north of Carnegie.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Morris and
children and Miss Ludie Lindsey
spedt Sunday with Lee Morris
and family near Rocky.
Monday, February 9
Sayings from Star
It looks like we are going to
have some rain or snow.
Oral Coon and family visited
the formers parents last Sunday.
Misses Belle and Ethel Young
spent Saturday night and Sun-
day with their brother, S. S.
Young and family.
Effie Pritchard and family spent
last Sunday with Mr. Mosley and
Earnest Pewthers and family
visited Mr. and Mrs. Jessie
Lynch last Sunday..
Earle Adams «ort family visit-
ed A- §, Kelso and family Friday
J. W. Pewthers and family visit
ed Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Lynch
Burnet Bottom ►pent last Sun-
day with Venor Butler.
Mr. and Mrs. Taggart got a
call from Custer City that their
son, Claude, was real sick with
the flu and they left immediately
for that place.
Mrs. Freezer bought three fat
PIE SUPPER BRINGS $46.10
INTO BOY SCOUT TREASURY;
WILL BUY BANDINSTRUMENTS
The Boy Scouts gave a pie sup-
per Tuesday night at the school
building. The sum of $46.10 was
realized from sales, which is to
apply on the purchase of instru-
ments for the Boy Scout band.
M. V. Shaw acted as auctioneer,
and a stranger would thiuk he
was a professional.
Rev. H. L. Shelton, scout mas-
ter, gave a brief talk on the future
aims of the Scouts.
It is to be regretted that such
a small number of older people
were present. It is not giving the
boys much encouragement. The
Boy Scout movement should have
the support of every man and
woman in the land.
The next time they ask for
your support give it heartily and
attend any gathering to which
they invite you.
Corner of Fifth and Main Sts.
Bible School every Lord’s Day.
Morning at 10 o'clock.
T. E. Givens, Superintendent.
Communion Services at 11 a. m.
All are cordially invited.
Mrs. Albert Eaton and little
daughter, Mildred, from Senti-
nel, are visiting her parents. Mr.
and Mrs. Perry Harrison, also
her husbands parents, Mr. and
Mrs. T. J. Eaton.
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Comer, of
Cloud Chief, were in our city
Don't fail to see Henry Surratt
when you want the best vegetable
Tuesday February 10
Wednesday February 11
Wallace Reid and
The Thing We Love
hogs one day last week and had
them butchered the next day.
Mr. and Mrs. Richardsoa visit-
ed relatives in the Cottonwood
S. S. Young had the misfortune
to lose a cow F’riday and a call
the day following.
The Star boys and girls played
basket ball with Cloud Chief last
Friday and Cloud Chief won both
Margaret Wilmore is very low
with the flu.
Thelma Godfry yisited relatives
in Carnegie Saturday and Sunday.
Thursday February 12
The Open Door
All Star Cast
Robertson &. Cole Production
Dan Deal, who works in con-
nection with the Agricultural col-
lege out of Stillwater, was here
Friday February 13
Episode No. 3 The Great Radi-
Screen Magazine No 34
Hearst News No. 40
Miss Lois Russell was taken to
a nerve specialist at Guthrie, Mon-
day, where she will be treated.
Saturday February 14
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