McCurtain Gazette (Idabel, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 91, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 5, 1921 Page: 1 of 8
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idabel, McCurtain county, oklahoma, Wednesday, January 5 1921
January 6 and 7
Welcome Farmers' Union!
We hope for all of you a
full measure of prosper-
ity for 1921. May your
When we can serve you, we shall
be pleased to have your members
call on us.
First National Bank
McCurtain County's Oldest Bank
WELL1S BEING jT.O.&E. ANDD.&E.
SPUDDED IN AT WILL BE CONNECT-
PLEASANT HILL ED UP IN FEW DAYS
TODAY AND A BIG BARBECUE IS
IN PROGRESS- COM-
PANY VERY SANGUINE OF
if the weather remains fa-
Valliant with dierks,
The people of Haworth and Pleas- De Queen, Ark., Jan. 1.—If weath-
jant Hill are very much enthused ov- er is favorable, the last rail connect-
er the prospects for oil in that see-in* the D. & E. and the T. 0. & E
tion. A big barbecue near Pleasant railroads will probably be laid with-
HiH today on the spudding in of the in the next two weeks. This will givel
Jack Burnett well. The company has the Dierks interests a line of rail-1
every indication of oil and it is to be road over seventy-five miles in length
hoped the Gazette can announce in a and will give De Queen direct connec-
snort time that a big well has come tion with the Frifco system, which,
in with a big flow of oil. covers a vast territory in the west.
It seems t0 be quite certain that Owing t0 certain formalities re- i
oil will be found in thin field and the quired by the Interstate Conflherc-i
promoters are very sanguine of sue- Commission, through traffic on the J
ce*s' combined roads may be somewhat de- •'
Should this part of our county be Hayed, but the joining of the two lines
turned into an oil field our county should mean much in a commercia'
would be one of the richest in the way to De Queen. New markets wi!l'c0Pal
state. be opened,
Let us hope we get the oil.
PAID OUR TAXES
(Which ran into four figures)
"We feel like we have an interest in the community.
We are glad we can help to support the schools and up-
build our county.
CAN YOU AFFORD TO TRADE WITH US SO THAT
WE WILL CONTINUE PAYING THESE TAXES?
WOULD YOU. RATHER BUY EL'SEWHERE AND
BUILD SCHOOLS AND COURTHOUSES FOR OTHER
IDABEL MILLING COMPANY
LEONARD G. HERROV, Manager
church of Ridgefield Park,
home-seekers will find committed suicide in the church this
easier access t0 our county, and much j mon™fr-
new trade should be drawn to our1 ^'s body wa3 found hanging from
city. The D. & E. railroad shops will a do°r jamb. He had tied a narrow
doubtless be a scene of greater ac- roPe around his neck and stepped off
tivity, and in many other ways De a box 011 which he stopd while ad-
Qucen will be benefitted. justing the rope. Mystery surrounds
Both railroads maintain general :the reason for the suicide. He was
F AQT EDIftAV MIfUT headf!uarters in this city, and the known to be particularly happy in his AND ALL OF
LAuI riUlMl IW1I Dierks Lumber and Coal Co. also has jhome l'fer living with his wife and
an office here. The business officis; daughter and the latter's husband,
BY MISSES NETTIE POST AND'"' ,he second « a politician.
floors of three buildings while the
VESTA KILGORE WITH A WE- lumber interests occupy the lowe
NIE AND MARSHMALLOW floor 01 one of the same buildings.
FELKER AND RAN-
DOLPH WERE SWORN
IN LAST MONDAY
WERE APPOINTED—ALL ARE
GETS $45,000 ALIMONY
Misses Nettie Post and Vesta Kil-
gore entertained the Rookadoor Club
and their friends with a weinie and
marshmallow toast on Friday night,
December 31. The party motored out
ion the Garvin road several miles
i where they built a big bonfire and
.roasted weenies and ra^rshmallows on AND-
forked sticks' At afcout" '10 o'clock
A. W. Felker, of Valliant, was
Sworn in Monday as sheriff of McCur-
>Vife of \V ell-Known Memphis Busi- tain county and Bud "took hold" just
ness Man Is Granted Divorce like an old hand at the business.
/> Richard Jones was appointed under-
Memphis. Tenn., Jan. -3.—Mrs. sheriff; Mayo James, office deputy;
Henry K. Watkins, of Hope, Ark., Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Elliott '•tfcla.' At afcout" '10 o'clock
spent yesterday here on business. Mr. children, 0f Slim, were Idabel visitors they gathered in the Rooster Club
Watkins fromerlv bought cotton in Monday. While here Mrs. Elliott\l>ad rooms where they danced until 12, at
the Gazette sent to her for a year.
R. E. Greene, representing the Tay-
loe Paper Company of Memphis, Ten-
nessee, was here yesterday.
which time they clebrated the pass
ing of the old year with fire works
S. H. Short, of Garvin, was here Those present were: pleasure of eivine- his fnrmnr mu
Monday afternoon between trains or. _Misses Hazel Phillips (Hope, Ark.), c.apta;n a soun(]
Clyde R. Tustin, wife of the president Steven Buchanan, jailer; Chas. Hoi
and treasurer of the Tustin Hardwood man, Garvin, deputy. This is a good
III ITAnrm wr n i Lumber Company, was awarded a di- line up, all good men and will make
lW N KH K VA V°rCe and *45,000 a,lmony in Second good officers. Let the people stand
111 11VIVI ViilV, T Ti. Chancery Court here today. The suit behind them in law enforcement.
was filed last October. Delbert S. Randolph was also sworn
THE PRIVATE BEAT THE Mr. Tustin is in Cmchwation Iwsi- in and-is now busy preparing to as-
CAPTAIN UP FOR DIRTY ness,.it: was said- The Tustins were sess taxes. He appointed Fremont
married in 1908. Mrs. Tustin form- McGuire as deputy. Both are good
TREATMENT HE RECEIVED erly Miss Gertrude Lamb, of Europ*. men and we may look for efficient
work in the Assessor's office.
Norfolk, Va., Jan. 2.—For the
OWING to delay in se-
curing safe and fix-
tures our bank will not
open Jan. 5th as announced.
Will announce opening in a
Thelma Magee (Texarkana) Eva vth™hJ"*'
Johrlson (Ashdown); Mildred Haiz Slfl ° . °r, 'y' ay
, V,, , ,, ~ . Pa|d 510 and costs when he was ar-
H„J f r ,Mamy« D/e' E'ln' raiened in court. Berman, who is a
Bettv ' Jan. Hi" "^Fl ■' traveling salesman, yesterday heard
Betty Jane Higgs, Eloice Kilgore, t.t u v . . .
Mabel Smith, Elizabeth Bee,on. Hat- £ o ^ '"P*"1" ,n
tie Beeaon, Haiti, Dye. Fay Strawn, ft'
Nettie Post, Vesta Kikore Messri!l'Ted,h,m * c"lled
rmk out of a store into the street
Gus Flake, Fred Reid, Bill Green, Joe
Brewster, Tuck White, Mr. Morgan,
and hit him a blow on the left jaw.
"That is for making me do extra
Self. Chester Hagan, Dale Scott and
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Phillips.
NEW YEAR GREET-
ING FROM METHO-
Temporary Banking Room
with Perkins & O'Neal
R. D. WILLIAMS, President
J. W. DeWITT, Vice-President
BERNIE HERSTEIN, Cashier
M.M. M0SELEY,Ass't Cashier
T. Loftin, Percy Short, Sandlin Ball . „ "
Burnell Canada, Conner Bean, Hornet 2^"°. "'.i, r"™""'
w nen r ink got up, the former pri-
vate hit him another blow on the jaw.
"That is for making me do dirty
work for nothing while in yiour com-
pany," Berman said.
Fink, bleeding from the mouth, ran
into a store to escape any more blows.
Berman said that while he was in
the army in Fink's E. Company, the
!>KT PROTESTANTSlatter comPelled him to d°al1 kinds ®f
1/IuI 1 l\ V £ £01 Hll 1 0 disagreeable things for spite. "He
wanted my mother to board and lo;!}™
IS EXTENDED TO ALL TO AT- his sister. We had no room for her
TEND AND TAKE PART IN 01 anyk°dy e*se- Fin^ Pot sore at
and imposed all kinds of dirty work
THEIR SERVICE DURING on me."
1921. Berman said he had treated twr ■
years for his fight with Fink. The
As we Metlwdist Protestants look latter w<?'ghs 210 pounds and is six
back over the past we are glad of feet tall. Berman weighs 180 pounds
many things we remember; for while and iS 5 feet 10 inches tall.
we are not a large church or a rich When Judge Simans imposed the
church our people are religious and *'ne ®erman said:
that is shown by the great number That is cheap. I would have
! of conversions at our altar durirtg K'ad'y Pa'd $100 for the privilege of|
;our eight years' history. We look heating Fink."
hopefully toward the future. We The former army captain denied he
stand for a cleaner town. We stand had treated Berman any differently
for a high standard of Christian liv- 'rom other members of his com-
ling. We believe in real commersion. Pany>
Believing these essentials we invite Lots of soldier boys feel that way,
iyou to our services. If you are n ,oward officers and local draft boards
jChristian come praying for the sal- throughout the country. There was
;vation of others. If you are not a t0° much sP te work carried on and
! Christian come where people have.'* ever such s the fate again it will
power with God in prayer. Come be different. The sore heads and
I where God has many times manifest- Prej"dice managers will get in bad.
ed his saving power. Come where the The People will rise in rebellion
plain, simple gospel is preached ear- a?*>nst many act# carried on then by
nestly. Come where the home-like some hoards.
| feeling pervades the very atmos-
|Phere SEXTON HANGS HIMSELF.
Services at 11:00 a. m. and 7:00 p.
No Reason Known for Act of Veteran
Sunday School at 10:00 a. m.
Prayer meeting Wednesday evening
M. L. MATHEWS,
New York, Jan. 2.—Sherman D.
Foote, 62 years old, for the last 15;
years sexton of the Methodist Epis-1
LYRIC THEATRE PROGRAM
THURSDAY, JANUARY 6.
FOX presents EILEEN PERCY in "THE HUSBAND HUN-
A slide-splitting comedy of a girl, on' a hunt for a husband,
who gave him the "slip" when she got him.
A rollicking society comedy in wRich a girl outwitted two men
who had pushed Cupid out-of-doors.
What would you. as a man, do if a beautiful girl had "put
over" a false marriage on you and then deserted you on your
"honeymoon?" See Eileen Percy ir«THE HUSBAND HUNTER
You will like "THE HUSBAND HUNTER" as well and bet-
ter than some of the high priced pictures. We bought this one at
a bargain so the price is 10 and 25c. Don't miss it.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 7.
(U .„EDYIHE STERLING in "THE GIRL WHO DARED " A
thrilling Western Drama.
Admission 10 and '25c.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 8
of tte«"THE UNTAMEDYou will say it is the best
MKpictures which had a long run at the Capital
• J- e 1CW Glty at *2-°° a seat- There is dare-devil horse
lading. Tom Mix makes a thrilling leap through a closed window
ten teet to the rain sodden ground below.
His whistling was like the magic of wild things, the cry of
the banshee, weird, soft and beautiful. That's why people loved
him feared him and called him "Whistling Dan." Tom Mix will
delight you in "THE UNTAMED."
Admission 15 and 35c.
MONDAY, JANUARY 10
Cecil B. De Mi!le production "FOR BETTER. FOR WORSE "
We are gomg to show another Cecil B. DeMille Artcraft pro-
duction here Monday.
If you saw, "Don't Change Your Husband," or "The Whisper-
ing Chorus," or "Old Wives for New," we don't have to tell you
anything new about a De Mille production. You know that the
settings will be wonderful, the direction masterly.
And you don't have to worry about the actiiisr: there is an all-
star cast composed of Elliott Dexter, Gloria Swanson, Tom For-
man Sylvia Ashton. Raymond Hatton, Theodore Roberts. Jack
Molt, yv anda Hawley and others.
wv ,Ar.f. thefre's ,the *heme: Ed*a<- Selwyn, famous playwright,
wrote this story.for the stage, but De Mille outbid the legitimate-?
people. Its a great story of the men who stayed at home- the
men whom duty compelled to do the hard and unspectacular thing
«hen they would so much rather have been on Flanders Fields
For Worse," indicates.0' " "" m'e' "P"
,nvvG°^M "U",r.U'd 3 F'"h Avem* Mod"" Green with
emj, Stamnes that rival the luxury of Solmons' day
Admission 15 and 35c.
TUESDAY. JANUARY 11
WILL ROGERS in "CUPID THE COWPUNCHER."
wednesday, january 12
MISLEADING WIDOW. "
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