Mayes County Republican (Pryor, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 24, 1918 Page: 1 of 10
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MAYES COUNTY REPUBLICAN
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-—___ PRYOR, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, OCT. 24, mt -==
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I?J~^ \7--z._____> , Pryor visitor Sunday. teau spent the week e„7.Lle., ----- -
First National Bank
Buy Bonds of the
Fourth Liberty Loan.
Do Your B
on the Home Front
The Boyj zvill Look
after the Huns
First National Bank
Little Bessie Clem Oliver of i
teau spent the week end visiting at
Clay Brown made a business trip I ohe !?ome of Mr‘ and Mrs- °-
to Wagoner Sunday. | ^yder.
There were 700 cases of "flu” re
Albert Marsh made a business
trip to Chelsea Monday.
lorn Locke the Katy operator, is
down with the “flu” this week.
J. D. Hinton was over from
Chelsea the fore part of the week.
Tom Fincher and Gus Boston
were down from Dawes on business.
A bunch of Choteau young folks
were kodaking in the county seat
ported in Mayes county last week
and there were 21 deaths from the
Mrs. Lettie Hicks was in Fryor
Saturday from Dawes. She says
her husband is getting ready to sail
Rev. J. N, Edwards motored to
Wagoner Tuesday. His wife and
little granddaughter returned home
H*****"4—Kin*; one of theH. S. teach-
Z lilpal and Porenn«il ♦ ^rf ;left Monday for a visit to home
f Local and Personal :
Burnal Landrum was a Vinita visi-
R. L. Shelly is moving from Adair
to Pryor this week.
Miss Beulah Sullivan is quite
seriously ill with pneumonia.
J. L. Gibbs is confined to his home
with an attack of Spanish flu.
J. C. Wickham has been down
with the “flu” the past week.
C. P. Francis transacted business
at Choteau Tuesday afternoon.
Denton Mitchell is able to be out
after a week’s wrestle with the flu.
Mrs. Stilley is visiting at the home
of Mrs. Henry Wingfield this week.
John Bradshaw and family ar
able to be up after a week’s illness
Miss Jessie Satterfield spent Sun
day visiting Misses Lee and Rea
Paul Prater is home from cam
on a furlo, visiting home folks a
Little Write Wiles is able to be ou
again after an extended siege of th
Miss Emma Miller spent Sunda.
visiting Miss Eugene Powell
Chester Livingston left Sunda>
for a visit with home folks at Galena
Carl Hogan, Morris (Bullock and
Ross Humphrey went to Wagoner
Jesse Mayfield left Sunday for
Parsons, Kansas, where he has
Mrs. Margaret Mayes of the Chic
Hat Shop, left Tuesday for St?
Rev J. N. Edwards conducted
preaching services at the Orphans'
One week from next Tuesday oc-
curs the general election. Have
Mrs. J. C. Ligon left Tuesday for
a visit with her son, Herman, at
Miss Eva Fusselman spent the
week end at the country home of
Miss Ruby Dykes.
Mrs. J. E. Whitaker is reported
convalescing from a very severe
attack of influenza.
Allen Davis was down from Vinita
Sunday, visiting his sister, Mrs.
Mrs Mary Ackley and children of
Seden, Kansas, are visiting relatives
and friends in Pryor.
Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Hosfelt spent
Sunday at the home of their daugh-
ter, Mrs. D. T. Sears.
Mrs. L. N. Meadows and little
daughter of New Home, were shop-
ping in Pryor Monday.
Mr. Gray of the Herald Theatre,
returned last week from a business
trip to Springfield, Mo.
Jim Cox was in Muskogee Sun-
day. His little niece and nephew
accompanied him home.
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folks at Oklahoma City.
On account of a rush of political
Mi»s Rachel Rogers spent the week do™ fromVtato £ S
unoteau- Mrs. Welch.
Mr and Mrs Adair motored Miss Lillian Weiter of Jefferson
Misses Stella Boswell and Faun 1 in this city-
Suggs took a walk to Adair Sunday.
They report walking good.
Thos. J. Harrison and Clarence L.
Samuel left Monday for q business
trip to Mineral Wells, Texas.
For Sale 2 good milk cows,
cheap. Also about 60 chickens and
hens. Inquire of Mrs. Corder.
Mrs. E. E. Coker of Claremo're, is
advertising, a lot of good stuff had • ^.rs' Loker of Claremo're, is
to be left out this week ' vl81^’nK at the home of her daugh-
Tnm l ,. jter- Mra- Klmer Fultz, in this city.
Tom Walkinshaw, cashier of the M P L
Bank of Salina. transacted business1 ,der has bouKht the Post
in Pryor Tuesday morning. Urfice Look Store of Miss Mary Bell
and will assume charge immediately.
Mrs. Jim Cox’s brother, Frank
Blessingame, left Sunday for a visit1 Mr- and Mrs. T. M. Dunfrey left
to his parents at Okmulgee. Monday for Longmont, Colorado,
Dr •. •„ • , where they wili make their future
\\ b”llth was Quite ill with the home.
r'u , but has so far recovered as
to be able to resume his practice. Many amusing things transpire
i u i..no, „ *., , during the various drives in connec-
H' Juhj . ,the harness an<1 «on with the war work that would
little son f Sunday. His time we may attempt to write up a
wiSXKm; diLt’ bM"‘rotelB JSLJ ?“ "*“»«• #» ***
fatin’ of our readers.
For Rent—My home on South
Vann Street. 8 lots, 4 of them
fenced chicken tight. Good barn.
Bryan Jones arrived home Friday
night from Camp Pike, Ark. on
furlo, for a short visit with his wife
Quite a bunch of Pryor folks were
out on Pryor Creek Sunday, hunt-
ing persimmons. They report
Martin Cloud and family of Lo-
cust Grove, spent Sunday visiting at
the home of Chester Robinson and
family, in this city.
Word from Roy Harding says he
has been dismissed from the hospi-
tal and is back in his company, at
Camp Dodge, Iowa.
In many places the names of those
who are able but who do not invest
what they should in government se-
curities, are being published so that
all may se§ who the “slackers” are.
This may be done in this county
We have money to help buy
more and better blooded' livestock
and good farm lands. Only one
better investment now and that is
Citizens Bank & Trust Co.
What About an
That’s a question you’ll have to decide within
the next few weeks, before the cold weather comes
along and finds you unprepared.
If you need a new one, you’ll find something
classy in our Hart, Schaffner & Marx line, which is
efficiency from start to finish.
PRYOi? S GREATEST STORE
The Home ol Hart, SehaHner & Marx Clothe*
We Guarantee Satisfaction
Miss Jean Jones, county demon-1
strator of Wagoner county, is visit-
ing at the home of her mother, in
this city, thisweek.
Jim Thompson left Monday for
Camp Greenleaf, Ga., after a pleas-
ant visit with home folks in the
If you have any special order
work I will give it my personal at-
tention while in Kansas City next
week. Hiittenmeyor the depenbabe
Edgar Ligon came up from Bar-
tlesville and spent the weekend
with home folks in Pryor. Edgar
has a position in the express office
er JVilliam H. Bell has
[ a Columbia cancelling
Miss Ethel Boston, teacher at
Dawes, was shopping in Pryor Sat-
urday. She says her sister. Miss
Genevive is recovering nicely from
an attack of the "Flu.”
Clarence Markham returned the
latter pa t of the week from Wich-
ita, where he had been called by
the illness of his brother, whom he
reports greatly improved.
just received a wviuumm lamcum^
machine which will greatly facilitate
the work of the post office force. It
is a great time and a labor saver.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Vogt and Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Hedrick of New
Home and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Me
Slroy of Hazel, were among the out
of town visitors in Pryor Saturday.
Harry Seaton, Sheriff Ross and
Undersheriff Taylor were at Strang
Saturday and Sunday attending to
certain "slackers” in that neck o’the
woods. As usual, they “got their
Road work in this section was at a
standstill last week, as Col. Jim
Quinn, the man who puts "good” in
roads was ill with an attack of the
flu. He is able to be out again
at this writing.
A number of the “flu” patients
are able to be up and around again,
while a larger number are still ill
and confined to their homes. The
doctors have been the busiest mor-
tals in this section the last few
Supt. J. G. Mitchell informs the
Kepublican that the Northeastern
Educational Association, that was to
have met in Muskogee Nov. 1 and 2
has been called off indefinitely on
account of the prevalence of the
Otto Schultz, who for the last
> ear and a half has been manager of
the Pryor Creamery, has resigned
his position with that institution
and left last week with his family
for Walnut, Kansas, where he has
accepted a position as manager of a
Chas. D. Campbell of Apache, in
company with W. A. Worsham of
this city, paid the Republican a
pleasant call Friday. Mr. Campbell
is associated with Hogan and Wor-
sham in the public sale of thorobred
cattle that is to be held at the J. C.
Hogan farm west of town next
Miss Mary Bell returned last
week from a visit at San Antonio,
Texas. Miss Irene Burgess, who
lad accompanied her, was unable to
return on account of having been
taken down with the "flu” while at
the home of her sister, Mrs Capt.
Puckett. She is reported getting
along nicely at this writing.
Mrs. L. D. Harding received a
message Sunday telling of the death
of her youngest brother, J. E. Pet-
ers, at Clearwater, Kansas. Mr.
eters had been sick for several
weeks with pneumonia. The re-
mains were taken to the old home
at Chase. Kansas for burial. His
wife and four children survive him.
The Republican has a good letter
from Louis M. Holcomb to his sister
Miss Hallie Holcomb, which will
appear in next week’s paper. Louis
s in the 358th U. S. Infantry Sup-
ply Co. in France.
Messers. Neal B. Gardner and W.
Woodward motored to Salina Sat-
urday morning to assist the local
committee in getting their Liberty
x)an quota completed. They re-
port splendid success.
E. M. Bowers spent Sunday in
ifuskogee visiting his wife and new
aughter. Mrs. Bowers has been ill
with the Influenza, but is greatly
mproved and will be able to return
lome in a short time.
J. W. Burgess, accompanied by
is son and grandson, Frank Bur-
ess and Jas. Burgess, motored up
rom Sapulpa last week and spent
everal days visiting J. W’s brother
. C. Bilrgess and family.
The government asks everybody
o do their Christmas shopping ear-
’■ Your jewelery orders will re-
Aroond (he Corner.
The cover of a mail-order cata-
ogue often shows an engraving of
the firm’s business premises. As a
rule, the building is large - much
arger than any store in Pryor.
Reasoning loosely, a reader might
conclude that he would get a wider
selection by patronizing a mailorder
house. The size of the catalogue
conveys the same idea.
The mail-order house caters to the
whole United States, and offers
everything from fish-hooks to pea-
nuts. So the catalogues are bulky.
The peanuts are neither better nor
more varied than those sold in Pryor
though we may not find fish-hooks
and peanuts in the same store. Each
separate line of goods maintains as
high a quality as those hauled from
four hundred miles away.
The mail-order house catalogue
compiler knows his business, but he
doesn’t know Pryor. Every retailer
on Main Street knows a bunch of us
by our first names. It is their busi-
ceive my personal attention if you!°eSS l° (tnow what *,ryor
ace your order now. ! wanL an,‘ to worry about no one
Card of Thanks—We wish to ex-
end our thanks to the numerous
riends for their kind help and at-
endance during the sickness and in
le death of our husband and father.
Mrs. R. N. Curtainger and family.
else. The more steadily we patro-
nize them the better they will suc-
ceed in catering to our pecular
The destiny of Germany is either
one thing or the other. She will cer-
tainly be in peace or in pieces soon.
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Harding, L. D. Mayes County Republican (Pryor, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 24, 1918, newspaper, October 24, 1918; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc956366/m1/1/: accessed November 24, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.