The Rocky News (Rocky, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 21, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 20, 1924 Page: 1 of 4
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Dr. Stanley, V. S. Calls Answere 1 Day or Night.
TlhiLHi ROCKY NEWS
ROCKY, WASHITA COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, Nov. 20th., 1924
Rocky To Have Another Cotton Gin.
IT GtTS THEM ALL
Moline Impliments ^
At Pre War Price.
Moline Grain Drill?, Double and Single Disc.
Two row Monitors,
Good Enough Sulky’s
Good Enough Gangs.
Two Kow Planters.
Coin Bidders, Grain Binders,
Mowers. Disc Harrows,
60-Tooth Drag Harrows.
Dry Land Gangs. Stalk Cutters.
Priced To Sell
T. H. Rogers Lbr Co.
John H. Ford,
I"5.; • ••*.<
Old Couple Picks
Bale Of Cotton
W.E.CIaiv.han is trying to
claim the honors of ginning t
bale of cotton picked by the old-
e t con pie in Washita County, the
bale in question was pickrd bj
Grandpa and Grandma E.W.B.
Caniun. Mr. Cannon is £6
years old While his wife is 1<
'/ears hiu junior, they raised am
picked this bale of cotton off ol
ess than one acre, the worl
oiirg done entirely by them.
When dad first got the family car
He very firmly swore:
‘Now, twenty miles is fast enough —
I’ll drive that and no more.
And if you boys do more than that
Pll tell you v. hat I’ll do—
I’ll never let you drive again.”
And dad sure meat it, too.
Then dad looked hard at Peru and me:
“If some speed-crazed galoot.
Who’s doing fifty miles an hour.
Around you starts to shoot
You just ease over to one side
And let the demon by.
A man that drives a car so fast
Is trying hard to die.
But since dad’s learned to feel at home
When he’s behind the wheel,
At times that human thrill of speed
Will o’er nis senses steal
And he will turn to us and shout:
“This old boat’s sure alive!”
And then he’ll start to give her gas
Tiil she hits fiftj five.
And wh-.n he lets us drive a trip—
That is, lets me or Ferd—
lie sits with mother back behind
And never says a word
Until another car comes up
And honks and tries to pass.
Then dad w ill jab < ur backs and she ut;
“Hey, there! Step on the gas!”
Where Service is /tetter.
Mobiloil, Goodyear Casings and Tubes.
We Repair All Makes Of Cars,
All Work Guarantee.
Genuine Ford Parts.
Radiola, and Atwater-Kent Radios.
Your Patrnage Appreciated.
Hugh W. Ferree,
I can save you from $15,00 to
U5.00 per thousand feet on lum-
:• r. I can furnish any kind you
want except shingle •.
See R. D. Haley,
RouteNo. 3, Rocky, Okla.
A good three room house i n
Rocky, one lot, chicken house and
For particulars see
Mrs. E.O. Howland, Rocky Okla
ITS LAW Old Timer
Free Hearse and Embalming
f jr poor people.
Hearse Charge $15.00
Our price* are the same regard-
l ss of distance.
E. W. Gish, Hjbart, Okla
v . r ji - ‘
HAfrC—* _A.-. :
PIE SUPPER TO BE AT
For the benefit of some parties who
claim exemptions from paying Poll
or Road tax, I am publishing a few
seetions of the Road Tax Law taken
from the Revised Statutes of Okla-
homa, 1921. If your disability comes
under either of the exemptions men-
tioned, then you are alright, if not it’s
just too bad.
\ 1(1017—Exemptions From Road Duty,
j On applications to the board oi
! highway commissioners of any town-
Thomas J.Brown one of Sent |
inels oldest passed away las's In diseases ol Women and
Tuesday night about eight oi hildren, 1 make a : pecialty. In
l ine o’ clock, while a!one at home ; obstetrical work. I make no
Mr Brown had been working at i xL'a chaij.e for t e services of
the stcre aa usual and went heme 1 ie nurse*
f^r supper at his usual hour, and
Mrs. Brown wanting to attend
Lodge l ad prepared his supper
and left il on the table. Mr.
Brown came in in her absents and
It has boon reported to me by sev-
eral of the citizens of Rocky, that for
the i>ast two or three weeks there
has been men coming to Rocky in an
intoxicated condition, some of them
not down drunk but under the affects
of liquor. It is also reported that
there has been some speeding and
also some minor gambling, and now
I am giving the final warning and beg
to advise you that heavy fines will be
imposed for those caught violating
the law, so if you don’t want to pay a
fine, you had hotter not violate the
law. JAMES S. CAMP,
Justice of the Peace.
The nation wide lecturer Mr. there will be a Pie Supper at the
Lewis R. Horton will give his Plain View School Heuse on Fri
famous lecture “Shall We Go day Night, November the 28th,
Back to Wine and Beer” At +he
Salem Baptist Chqrch at Rocky,
on Sunday November the 23rd,
at 11:00 a. m.
Mr. Horton i s a lecture o f
nation wide fame, and will tell
you of the awful results of Wine
and Beer. Come and hear him.
ship any person liable to road duty
Tile Teacher of the Plain View may be exempt therefrom if it be
School wish to announce that j shown that he is unable from bcdii\ appgarently ate his suj per, then
infirmities 'to work thereon, and that
he is too poor to pay the commutation
therefor. Provided, that before any
person shall be excused by the pro-
• visions of this section, he shall make
j the statement provided herein under
' rf’v n t li
Everyone is invited.
Subscribe for The Rooky News.
A Box Supper at Rainy Schccl
House, 1 n.ile South and 6 mile
East of Rocky, Thursday night.
November the 2'th.
Every Body Come,
10007—Persons Subject to Road Duty
Every male person between the
ages of twenfy-one and f^fty years,
who shall have resided in this State
for thirty days, and who is not a
had seated hirr.self in a rocking
chair took up his paper prepar-
atory to reading a bit and while
seatee in his chair he passed
away. Mrs. Brown returned
from lodoe and foud him seated
and he had adearentlj* died with
out a struggle. Heart failure was
the cause of his death although
it waa not know that he was suf-
Where Quality and
Service is Better
Call the Ozark Gas & Petroleum
Co. when in need of oils and greas-
es, we have a complete line, for
Gas or Kerosene none better.
Bert Young, Agent
county or township charge and whojfering from any .known disease,
has not performed road duty else-
where in this state, or any other state ' --
in that year, shall be subject to road ^
duty of four days of eight hours in m'COC/CI/ S
each year: Provided, that^any person' -i
of whom any road duty is required
may furnish a substitute satisfactory j
to the road supervisor to work outj '“~~“
! j said duty and one day’s work of man At the close of ginning at Rocky
and tei.m shall he equivalent to two Saturday night, there had been gin-
days’ work of man Alone. ned 3,129 bales of cotton, of this num-
10011.—Call to Road Duty. her it74g was ginned by the Clana-
Said supervisor shall call out all han gin, and 1,3$ 1 ginned by th.
able-bodied male persons not insane, Farmers gin. There has been put
idiotic, deaf, dimb or blind who are through the Oklahoma Cotton Grow-
Day or Night
When you have a legitimate business in your
j city, why not patronize it?
residents of such district, subject to ers Association at Rocky 849 bales of
jj| duty between the first day of cotton an<] 2,204 sold to local dealer.-
January and the thirty-first day of^the remaining 76 bales was eithc
II | Decembet of each year. The super-: ieft 6t the gins or hauled home.
? visor shall require such persons to Cotton opened Monday morning 8
work on the highways of such district
eight hours each day and to furnish
in such labor any tool that the su-
j perviror may direct if the demand
jj j therefor be reasonable. Any person
i able to peiform an ordinary days la-
bor shali be deemed ablebodied within
the meaning of this article although
the person may be in some respects
The produce market opened Mon-
day steady at Chickens 14 cents per
pound. Cream 19 cents per pound,
and eggs'b^h 10 torts per du5rn.
points above the close for Saturday,
being as follows: New York open
24.63, high 24.75, low 24.57. Spoi
at 11:30 New York time 24.66. NV
Orleans 10:30 standard time, spot
The local gir.s in Rocky Monda.
was paying $31.00 per ton for cotto
Th* elevators were paying $1.31 fo*
wheat «ith an upwa;J mart 41
Kerosene wholesale, 10c per galle".
Gasoline, wholesale, 15 cents per g-
Have you Laid in your winter
Coal? Better buy now when
cold comes down Coal goes up.
Ion and retaih
Rocky’ Okla. Phone 40
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Camp, James S. The Rocky News (Rocky, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 21, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 20, 1924, newspaper, November 20, 1924; Rocky, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc936633/m1/1/: accessed December 16, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.