Mayes County Republican (Pryor, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 15, 1918 Page: 4 of 8
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Mayes County Republican
L D. Harding, Editor
Catered in the poatofflce at Pryor,
Okla., aa second claw matter.
Diaplay, « • , • . . He aa inch
Locals in want column . 6c a Una
Locale among news items . flc a Una
Legal Notices, . . . Legal rates
Locals in black face type, 10c a Una
Obitoary poetry . 10c a line
Obituaries and biographies, more
than six inches of space 20c an inch
Card of Thanks, - - 5e a line
Church entertainments where an ad-
mission is charged, Je a line
Note—No deviation from the above.
One Year ___________
THURSDAY. AUG. 1 5, 1918.
The Mayes County Totals.
Following is the total vote cast
in Mayes county for the various
candidates on both tickets from Gov-
v For Governor
McCollister... 8 Claypool... 38
Davis________ j 58 Stone _____152
Robertson 496 McKeever 119
Murray 314 Golobie____ 79
Alexander ... 104
Gault .. 65
Durant ____ 35
Wright......153 Kirkham ..130
Trapp.....382 Johnson ...284
Secretary of State
Murray ... 238 Sturdevant.363
Battenfield . 203
Morris ... 208
Carter...... 776 Purcell
State Supt. Pub. Instruction
Wilson, R. H..467
State Examiner & Inspector
Parkinson — 735 Bennington 322
Commissioner of Ijlbor
Connally.....718 Wallace . 373
Com. Charities & Corrections
Bassett.....239 Gilstrap ...370
Com. of Insurance
Pres. Board of Agriculture
Scivally......162 Glidewell ..346
Field........134 Luddick ... 355
Clerk Supreme Court
Cor. Com. Unexpired Term
Gill.........693 Luddick ...355
Chief Mine Inspector
Boyle 286 Camorer .. 348
Assist. Mine Inspector
Hay ...... 446 Croy ... 297
United States Senator
Galbreath.... 34 7 Johnson ... 360
Congressman 1st Dist.
Davenport ... 476 Chandler . 396
Howard . 358
Justice Supreme Court
Castle........99 Graves ... 412
- 251 Probasco .400
759 Thompson.. 306
... 570 Marteney . 487
689 Crawford 457
For Economy and Service
Archer ... 894
Com. 1st District
Com. 2nd District
.. .226 Buffington
Com. 3rd District
Wiley . .. 138 Thompson
Jenton ____ 192 Talbot.
Oklahoma to Make Hs W. S. S.
Reports of increased activities in
the counties of Oklahoma which
failed to make the quota on Nation
al War Savings day indicate that
this state will soon reach the goal
322 of forty-seven million dollars in War
Savings Stamps pledged.
Thousands of persons who failed
to record their pledge on June 28th
have since been reached and are
gradually joining the vast army of
war savers. Persons of means are
^ subscribing to the $1,000 limit and
I this has materially helped.
The Oklahoma committee has is-
sued another appeal as follows:
"Oklahoma has not failed so far
in any war activity. Keep up the
fight until every person has pledged
his or her limit. Reports are en-
couraging and we hope to notify
Washington soon ttat our quota has
"The sales of stamps during June
were almost as great as for the en-
tire months of the year preceeding.
An equally good record is expected
when the July report is received.
Keep up the payments on your
pledge and you will help the gov-
ernment and at the same time have
something in 1923."
Allotments May Appear Smaller.
Oklahoma dependents of enlisted
or drafted men should not worry in
case their allotment allowance checks
from the Bureau of War Risk In-
surance are reduced in amount or
if the checks should be slow in com-
ing. The July allotments are not
payable until August an<f the Aug-
ust allotments until September.
The reduction in amounts is due
to a change in the ruling. Here-
after the Bureau will pay allot-
ments only when they carry with
them government family allowances
and then only in the amounts re-
quired to support such allowances.
All other allotments will be paid by
the branch of the military or naval
service in which the man is enlisted.
The minimum of $15.00 a month
will be paid by the War Risk Insur-
ance Bureau, regardless of the pay
received by the enlisted man.
Should a man for instance, wish
to allot half his pay as before the
excess will be paid by the War De-
partment through the Quartermas-
ter General. Dependents in doubt
should communicate with the Home
Service Sections of the American
For Immediate Delivery,
$905. F. O. B. Pryor.
W. T. UTLEY, PROP.
To Chairmen and Secretaries of
County Councils of Defense in
Tick Infested Areas:—
The Oklahoma State Coun-
cil of Defense regards the erad-
ication of the cattle tick which
conveys a disease that kills thou-
sands of beef producing animals
and makes scrubs of all in the
quarantined area, a most impor-
tant food conservation measure.
At its regular meeting on Satur-
day, July 27th, the State Coun-
cil passed a resolution directing
county councils to indorse the
action of state and federal ag-
ents in their work and to aid
and co-operate with them in
carrying it out in every way pos-
This work is being carried on
jointly by the Government and
state by methods prescribed by
the Government. Fifty-two per
cent of the original quarantined
area of the United States quar-
antined for ticks has already
been cleaned up and released
Congress, recognizing the im-
portance of the work as a food
conservation measure has pro-
vided additional funds to rush it.
It is hoped that no misguided
citizen, for reasons which may
appear to him of personal impor-
tance, will, in any way lend him'
self to the creation of any opos-
ition to this important food con-
servation measure, which will
also contribute very materially
to the prosperity of the State.
Yours very truly,
Oklahoma State Council of De-
fense, J. M. Aydelotte, Chm.
War Mothers Gel Charter.
The War Mothers’ Association of
America, Oklahoma Division, have
received their charter from the Sec-
retary of State and will proceed at
once to organize local units through-
out Oklahoma. Already manv in-
quiries have been received and di-
visions are in process of formation
in El Reno, Norman, Arapaho, Man-
gum and Carter and communications
have been pouring in from all parts
of the state.
Mothers of this city who are in-
terested in the movement should ad-
dress Mrs. Richard L. Drake, presi-
dent, 924 West 22nd. St., or Mrs.
C. Moore, 1011 North Central, both
of Oklahoma City, either of whom
will be pleased to answer all in-
quiries regarding formation of local
The objects of the organization,
as expressed in its constitution are, j
“To make more effective all war
work, including food conservation,
war financing, aiding the Red Cross,
assisting in promoting a universal
spirit of patriotism, and to render
mutal sympathy while the sons are
in the military service of our coun-
It is proposed to hold a state-wide
convention at Oklahoma City in the
near future, when delegates will be
invited to attend from all over the
The motto of the organization is:
"Our Sons We Give that Freedom
—Large or Small
Packers* profits look big—
when the Federal Trade
Commission reports that four
of them earned $140,000,000
during the three war years.
Packers* profits look small—
When it is explained that
this profit was earned on
total sales of over four and
a half billion dollars—or
only about three cents on
each dollar of sales.
This is tbe relation between profits
If no packer profits had been
earned, you could have bought
your meat at onjy a fraction of
a cent per pound cheaper?
Packers’ profits on meats and
animal products have been lim-
ited by the Food Administration,
since November 1, 1917.
Swift & Company, U. S. A.
Late Order From Provost-Mar-
General Crowder orders that on
August 24th, 1918, all male citizens
who have attained the age of 21
years since June 6th, 1918, and
prior to August 24th, 1918, be reg-
These men will be treated as late
registrmts of June 5th 1918.
Fifty Men to Camp Pike.
The following Mayes county men
will entrain between August 26th
and 31st. for Camp Pike, Little
David R. Duerksen, Inola.
Earl Dooley, Choteau.
Lincoln Preston Scruggs, Chelsea.
William Downing, Yonkers.
George Tiger, Pryor.
Kelley Martin, Chapel.
Rufus Guy Reed, Strang.
Thomas Henry Wagoner, Pryor,
(will entrain from Harrison, Ark.)
Joe Daniels, Adair.
Wm A Smith, Locust Grove.
Chas Edward Armontrout, Pryor.
David Newton Collins, Pryor.
Wm Hugh Grandstaff, Adair.
Chas Everet Snider, Pryor.
Oscar Lafayette Garlington.Str’ng
Fred Deffenbaugh, Pryor.
John L V Thomas, Tip.
John Henry Dykes, Rose.
Jake Scheffel, Pryor.
Roy Jefferson Parsons, L Grove,
(will entrain from Forsythe, Mo.)
Samuel Ewalt Adair, Pensacola.
James Carl Conner. Strang (will
entrain from Stigler, Okla.)
Claud Lingle Land, Pryor.
Alva Davis, Tulsa.
Roscoe F. Gravitt, Locust Grove,
Ferlow Binam, Murphy.
James Ellis Sloan, Pensacola.
David L Waybourn, Pryor.
Wm Sanford Dailey, Pryor.
Fred Leo Arney, Watts, & Pryor,
Zeb Ogden, Murphy.
The following men are among the
June 5th, 1918, registrants:
John Tickeater, Pryor.
James E Cox, °trang.
Arvil Granville Sullivan, Adair.
Harvey Bedford Adair Jr, P’nsc'la
George Frazier, Murphy.
Thomas Bryan Jones, Pryor
Catlet Creek, Pensacola.
Warren Alex Robinson, Ketchum
Harvey Edmond Fraley, Adair
Albert Ellis Claton, Chelsea.
Matthew Stephens, Yonkers.
Walter Lee Lord, Big Cabin.
C. 8. Food AUnilnlstrail< ti-
,11st cz de buckwhent cake
flop over on his face, Br’er Bacon-
rin' dunce ’roun' en Bay, sezer' -
"One Rood tu’n deserves en nuth-
er," sezeo.—Moanin’ dat ■ f 'V
sojer boys go en do de flphtl!’.' for
us, de leas’ we alls kin do Is ter
sen' ’em all de wheat—en oat
buckwheat lnstld. Co’n meal, rye
en barley flour far ua will he’p a
Grand Old Woman.
The following taken from the Hays
(Kansas) Free Press, has reference
to the mother of Henry Carter, of
Chapel, and grandmother of Emery
W. Carter, now in the service at
Ft. Riley, Kansas:
"Here’s a dollar to buy some-
thing good to put in that box for the
lonesome boys at Camp Funston,”
said Mrs. Candas Carter, better
known as Grandma Carter, to this
reporter the other day, as she drop-
ped into our kitchen for a morning
call. She sat down and gave us the
following little history that seems
interesting enough to pass on:
"1 know something about what
warmeans—and I know it’s the boys
who go to war and never get any
letters or anything from home or
friends, are the ones that are so
glad to be remembered if it’s only
once. My father fought in the
Battle of New Orleans, and when
the war was over, he started home
afoot to Kentucky, but because of a
shoulder wound, he had to live six
months in a Cherokee Indian camp
before he could be strong enough to
continue his journey. I had a broth-
er who, with five sons fought in the
battle of Pittsburg Landing.
My second brother was in the
regiment of cavalrymen that spiked
the cannons of the enemy at the
battle of Nashville, and after doing
his part, his horse whirled and threw
him, and before he could rise the
cavalry horses trampled him to death.
"My youngest brother stood
guard over General Grant one night,
while he slept, and was only fifteen
years old when the war was over
and he marched with Sherman to
the sea. My husband served also
and was at Stone river when the
news came of Lincoln’s assassina-
I had six children when mv hus-
band went to war, and the oldest
boy was not yet able to harness a
team—oh, I knew something about
hardship. I had to raise the crops
of corn, potatoes and tobacco, but
we had plenty when he came home.
Then I bore two more children and
adopted four more—so in ail 1 raised
twelve children. I am eighty-five
years old now, and have good health.
1 have sixty greatgrandchildren and
two great great grandchildren.
Oliver Hensley Ray, Locust Grove j ! U8et* t0 *° W^en t^e
„ ,. ! services were preached by the first
Methodist preacher that ever was
in the state of Indiana. His name
was Alexander. Well, 1 guess I’ll
be getting back home now."
And as she went down the steps
from the porch, the thought came
to us that here in our town iB a wo-
man whose life has been touched by
the wars of 1812, 1861, 1898 and
1917—whose heart goes out to the
boys in the camps at Funston, be-
cause she knows something of what
being a soldier really means.
Clyde Cams, Salina.
Pirlie Francis Hedrick, L Grove.
Charles Dykes, Rose.
Martin McDonald, Murphy.
Chas Raymond Lane, Choteau.
Chas James Barnett, Pryor.
These registrants called as alter-
Cleland Fredrick Forcum, Choteau
George Houston Fields, Adair.
Albert Watts Blake, Pryor.
Guy Walsh, Choteau.
Jess Austin Maner, Murphy.
Lemmel Thompson, Locust Grove
Leslie Evert Hardy, Pryor.
William Jesse Wyatt, Murphy.
Richard Woodall, Murphy.
Ezra Bryan Moslen, Chelsea
We thought at first we would go
to the trouble of getting up a com-
plete table of the primary election
returns for this week’s Republican,'
but finally decided that it wasn’t
worth the effort.
Our boys over there are neither
republicans nor democrats—they’re
just Americans Then let us be
Americans first, over here. There's
too much politics mixed up in this
MANY LIKE THIS IN PRYOR
SIMILAR CASES BEING PU^LISH-
IN EACH ISSUE
The following case is but one of
many occurring daily in Pryor. It is
an easy matter to verify it. You
cannot asked for better proof.
E. L. Crawford, Undersheriff, S.
Adair Street, Pryor says: "I have
used Doan’s Kidney Pills off and on
for several years and have found them
very helpful. To anyone having back-
ache. soreness, irregular action of
their kidneys or other symptoms of
kidney trouble, 1 gladly recommend
Doan’s Kidney Pills.”
60c, at all dealers. Foster-Milburn
Co., Mfgrs., Buffalo N. Y.
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Harding, L. D. Mayes County Republican (Pryor, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 15, 1918, newspaper, August 15, 1918; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc957193/m1/4/?rotate=270: accessed September 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.