The Texhoma Times (Texhoma, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 51, Ed. 1 Friday, September 16, 1921 Page: 1 of 8
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The Texhoma Times
The Laud Of
ALL THE NBWB THAT'S FIT TO PRINT
TEXHOMA. TEXAS COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16. 1921
BAM) CONCERT AND
PREPARE YOUR EXHIBITS FOR
EXTENDING THE G. P. C
TEXHOMA STILL IN THE DARK— JOHN THAXTON SHOT AFTER
THE OKLAHOMA STATE FAIR
HIGHWAY TO THE GULF
ENTERING KUGLE' GARAGE J
BONDS DEFEATED BY 7 VOTES
vl At 10 o'clock P. M. on
S$pt-, 9. at the 1,orae of Marvel Wllk
L I : Minutes of Meeting held in th* ot- The Oklahoma State Fair will com- A good crowd ^
Sixty-eight voters expressed them- John Thaxton, a young man who re- f Panhandle Plains chamber menCe Sept.,, 24th and Texas County oncert and cream social given by the, ^ in Texhoma occurred the marriage
selves at the polls last Wednesday sides ln the extreme norther part of Commorce Thursday afternoon, wants a„ exhibit at this fair, and we Texhoma Band Friday night. The of Mr. Earle Reynolds, to Miss Mona
'hat they would live in a dark town Cimarron County was shot and serious s tember 8th( 19;U for the purpose 1 ' ""'nm ~1~ no'"OB
rather than vote a $50,000.00 Bond ly injured when he attempted to es- j of answering ti,e request submitted
issue upon the town of Texhoma,
which would have added between 70c
and 80c on the $1.00 tax valuation.
The bond were defeated by a vote
of 68 for and 61 against. The Spec-
iau ballot resulted 93 for steam and
13 for oil.
The election was one of the warm-
ly injured when he attempted
cape fiom the private garage at the
C. Kugle residence in west Texhoma
At about 3 o'clock Mr. Kugle was
i of answering the request
i to this organization by the Texhoma
i Chamber of Commerce through its
I secretary Mr. Guy W. Slack, concurr-
! ed in by G. L. Taylor, Secitary Cham-
awakened by a sound in his yard. He : hpr of 'Commeree of Stratford, Texas
and for the further purpose of per-
fecting the Texas Organisation and
viewed from a window a man enter-
ing his garage where his Essex car
The election was one of the warm- was bein|f kept. After failing in an j pyomJtirig and extending the G. P. C.
est here in many a day. especially on aUempt to phone central to call an j HighiVay flom AmariHo South to the
the part of the antis who worke faith- 0ffjcer he secured his revolver and * .
fully to defeat the bonds, and did it.1 gent wor(j to o0. H. Langston, a
Consequuently, we'll all have to keep njghbor who immediately respondert
of Mr. Earle Reynolds, to Miss Mona
Eubanks, Rev. Barnes officiating.
The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs.
J. H. Reynolds, former residents of
our oil and gas lamps and lanters
repair for a while at least—-AH save
:hose who are fortunae enough to
have individual light plants. t|ie garage, and both
Can Texhoma or any other town an(( Langston opened fire,
show any progress or advancement
.vorthy of mention without a light
jian? No—very emphatically NO.
Highway from AmariHo South to the ... _...
•Gulf Coiiat and from Amarillo north i ov kafir and ten ear- of corn, wheat
to Texhoma via Duma- u->d Stratford. 0ats and barley. One peck each, one
This office being called upon to bundle each. Clean your wheat, blow
with a rifle. After standing guard ' en|i?t tll0 attenticu through its lent- : chaff and dust out. Alfalfa one
over the garage several minutes, a '
man rushed through the rea.' door of
\.'ii«mmwv• : iiir*net* orpine c «v ( •
afternoon,'Wants an exhibit at this fair, and we Texhoma Band Friday night. lne
want all the farmers to get busy this I gross receipts from the sale of cream
submitted vveek and get samples of their crops, and cake amounted to $69.90.
and brirng them to Guymon, not later The band boys feel grateful to the
than Saturday Sept., 17th. We want ladies who assisted in the program, j this city who now reside near Dalhart
to show the people living in eastern and to those who furnished cakes, He is an industrious young man of
Oklahoma, that we have the Banner flowers and assisted in serving. Also | KOOj mora! character and his friends
Countv of the state, and if the farm- to those who gave their patronage. I are numerous.
ers fail to bring ifi their products we The affair was ti splendid success The bride is a daughter of Mr. and
will fail, ->o its up to you to do your 1ii every particular.
part. In bringing in corn, maize and
Kafir bringing in ten heads of maize NOT ADMITTED
tory begs leave to name the foHtfw- j peck or one bundle. Annual forage
ling counties together with represer.-1 crops one bundle, peanuts, one peck.
Messrs Kugle I tative^i present: Bring i-i anything is extra good.
One shot | Texhoma delegation consisted of: parties living near Texhoma, take
H. L. Coate, A. M. Robinson, D. F. j your exhibits to Goo. L. Aycock, par-
took effect, going through the body ^ „ _
just above the heart. Another shot ■ Vjnce)lt< j L William-, C. H. John-. ti,... r.eat Hocker, take . o,i . rhibita to
took effect in the left wrist. The ^ ^ antj QUy \v. Slack. I Richard and Blake, parties near Guy-
wounded man ran several blocks west Sherman county being represented j nton take your exhibits to ( J. F. Mc-
and fell near the Dr. I.aMar residence, j j>_ jamj ,; K-iight, and be sure to get your ex-
_ = , ^j001.e county being represented by! hibits to Guymon, not later than Sat- . ^
F. K. Jamison _ urday next as we ship to Oklahoma
Potterr county bei'.g represented j city next Monday.
G. F. McKnight ftx. Com.
A v..i i ii poet shook the door of
Heaven. "Here 1 am. she said, Ad-
St. Peter greeted the new soul with
a question. "How many children
have you mothered?" he asked, un-
rolling the Entrance Record.
"N'. ne, she said, What a foolish
question. Children would have taken
my time from my art. But I wrote
Mrs. Eubanks of the Ideal commuaity.
She is an accomplished young lady
and is held in high esteem by a host
Congratulations and be.-t wishes
for a long and prosperous married
life ate extended to the newlyweds.
TIMES' RENEWALS AND NEW
SUBSCRIBERS THE PAST WEE*
Ted R. Little, Albert, N. M.
G. W. Lowery, Sampsel
C. K. Wilmeth, Guymon
t poems—lovely poems too. j John Rogeis, Texhoma
Medical aid was immediately sum-
Last Tuesday the City National m0ned and it was t frrst though
Bank of this place sent $1,000 in a that Thaxton would not live until day
registered package tft> the Guaranty bueak, but at the time of going to] ^ ^ q Thompson. W. B. Este-, J.
State Bank at Spearman • The pack-! press Thursday afternoon he is rest-1 ^ ^ gebastjan and Satterwhite,
age was delivered and receipted for as well as could be experbed. He . Rantjall county being represented
the Spearman office, but when called j, under the care of Drs. LaMar ami ^ ^ ^ Walker
for by Hugh James, of the Guaranty Young who report that. his; chances . _ • represented
bank on Wednesday forenoon the for recovery are favorable providi g. r • M E G
package had disappeared. The clerks complications do not set in. -x 'Barks J. M.. Simpson. Lemus fltn-
in the Spearman office had failed to When uestioned by Deputy Shcrifi
put the package in the post office j H settles, Mr. Thaxton stated that
3Slfe over night. In addition to being he hai( pone into the Kugle garage
registered the package was insured fol. the purpose of finding a place
in the Springfield Fire and Marine to sleep investigation revealed the
Insurance Co., at a cost of 15 cents, fact tbat he had money on his person,
which insures payment forthe loss and aml no piace has been found in towi
within fifteen days after proving tlie wl,ere he attempted to secure lodg-
':os8 and in case the paekage is not ing for the night. He later told the meeting.
-ound it will take the insurance com- (leputy that he did not blame anyone meetm g.
J. B. Hisey, Co., Agent
W. W. Kennedy. Sec.
pany a long time to get this money; what happened as he had n busi-
oack in premiums. Mr. Cameron of ue3S ;n the garage. A wair of pliers
-he city National says Uiat he has; the initials J. T. cut thereon
both sent and received many thous- y.ere foului near the Kugle Garage
ands of dollars by various methods i Thursday morning by Deputy Settles.
Highway association to be known and
recognized a.; the Texas unit:
I-. R. Jamison, Sherman Countv
, i F Tnle>, „nrl A . I F. K. Jtimison, Moore County
merman, lohn r.. io!e- ana a. i.. . * .
E. O. Thompson, Potter County
ainson. c. F. Walker, Randall County
The .late of the meeting was set for ( Swisher County.
2.C0 P. M. and promptly upon tne; Hal, County
stroke of that hour the above named, ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
representatives were on time ready
to discuss the issue ivolved in this | ^ & L Tuy,or> strafc.
ford. Representative; Moore County
| L. W. Wall, Dumas, Representative;
Potter County, E. O. Thompson, Am-
arillo, Representative; Randall coun
•Hi a- many husbands have you j
iked the saint without corn-
I menting on her speech.
! "Not one" replied the applicant.
I "Men are a bore; Love is a waste of
time. Only art is real; only thought
j is worth while. You should read my
"Madam" said the heavenly gate-
man with augelic politeness, "you
and your poetry, may go to h——
a i he locked her oui again.—Life.
W. A. Fouts, Texhoma
T. L. Teague, Tyrone
J. S. Lipe, Texhoma
W. E. Bradley, Griggs
David Hawkins, Texhoma
F. E. Burrows, Griggs
A. J. Flanagan, Texhoma
G. B. Peters, Texhoma
M. McMason, Texhoma
J. N. Bridwell, Texhoma
A. M. Markle, Carmen, Okla
J. H. Gruben, Hartshorn, Mo-
Evelyn Roach, Miami, Texas
Pm,ik Freeman ami family r.tam- j
«.°"S vX j H. V. WiUmighby, Te.h.m.
zt—r <«• "•
Thaxton is not well known in Tex-
i homa. He has a mother, and two
t brothers residing in Cimarron county
■ and a father in Eastern Oklahoma, all
I of whom is said are prominent peo-
and this is his first experie*ce of this
nature. Up to the hour of going to
press no more details of the disap-
pearance of the package have been
received and according to the report
from Mr. James, the post office peo- j ",e and well thought of in their com-
yle at Speaman could not find the i munity Tbe two brothers were call-
Package on Tuesday morning when, ^ ^ Texhoma an(1 are at his bedside
•he package was called for at office., ^ ^ time
The people of Spearman are as much , owner and proprietor of
mystified over the Msappearanc , ^ KUgte Merchandise store, and
t he money as any one and have n , ^ ^ Langston of Langston Hard-
clues UP to this date-Guymon Tn-j Company
are two of Texhoma's
bune- *■'! prominent business men and highly
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH 1 respected citizens.
Regular services will be held Sun-
iay at 11:00 A. M. and 8:15 P. M.
3ible school at 10:00 A. M.
F. R. Jamison culled the meeting j
to order and made a short statement
of facts in relation to the proposition
explaining that the idea was 10 j (^uirty, J. M. Simpson, Tulia, Repre-
ject a Jiig'iway (.entative; Hale County, br. W. R.
a i Ac -i .
| ty,/Canyon Representative; Swisher
There will be a free band concert
on the streets of Texhoma Sunday,
Sewtember 18. Everybody is invited.
"THE OLD RELIABLE**
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
STRAIGHT BANKING, THAT'S ALL
nort and south. As a representative
of the Panhandle territory Mr. Jam-
ison advanced the idea that the G. P.
C. organization would be brought ov-
er the Texas territory into Amarillo
and projected thence to the south as
per the desire of those ' in charge of
its direction, expressing the belief
that the most expedient course would
be for the organization to avail its-
self of the existance of either Colo-
rado to Gulf orthe Gulf to Puget
Sound State Highway No. 9 in cover-
ing the distance between Amarillo
and our southern border, but with the
distinct understanding that the Pan-
handle Plains Chamber of Commerce
will labor in conjunction with this
organization either upon already es-
tablished Highways or in the estab-
lishment of a new route to the Gulf.
The meeting was then placed in
charge of Mr. Slack, who stated that
the idea of the organization was to
effect a north and south highway-
through this continent impressing up-
on those present the importance of
this meeting. He stated that the idea
to get together on suggestions, ideas
concerning the best and most feasti-
ble route that this highway should
taltP from Amarillo. He state that a
road north and south will be the only
transcontinental Highway reaching
the continent's extremities in that di-
rection. People traveling from east
to west have a well established road.
Travelers north to. south are not
favored with such a condition. Mr
Slack, talking for Texhoma, stated
that they were in the harness to get
to work and make this road a realis-
ation. Also 3tated tfiat Colorado had
a better dirt road than one could well
imagine until fee has been upon the
territory. With a practical crossing
over the Cimarron river and Beaver
creek there today exists no barrier
between Amarillo and the Canadian
At this point Mr. Slack requested
that the Constitution and by-laws of
the G. P. C. Highway be read. It was
found from the reading, of this docu-
ment that the idea was to effect an
Onraniaatidn by counties, two or more
counties promoting the state organ
I i/ation or state unit in the National,
Organization, which will be perfected
I on the ccnclusion of the enterprize.
1 '''he following petition was then I
! produced and s'pned for the severarl
i c iunties as follows:
I Wc, the under?i'cnod, representing
cc-unt'es set opposite our names here-
by make formal application for mem-
bership in the Gulf Plains Canada
Fergason, Hale Center representative
Lubbock ounty, Curtis A Keen Lub-
Meeting of the directors was imme-
diately called and as executive officer
of the Texas Unit J. M. Simpson of
Tulia was nominated and unanimous-
ly elected. R. M. Fielder likewise of
Tulia was elected as secretary treas-
urer. Both gentlemen acknowledged
the honor thus conferred with smiling
Upon being called to the chair Mr.
Simpson made a very enthusiastic
and intelligent address concerning
the duties confronting the new organ-
ization and expressed great pleasure
.in the opportunity to labor in this
organization toward the completion
of a north and south highway across
IVe question of determining the
route that should be followed from
Amarillo to the Gulf was delegated
JU a committee upon consent of those
present composed of R. M. Fiedler of
T'Jia, E. O. Thompson of Amarillo
and John Boswell of Plainview. This
committee chose the following route:
Texhoma to Stratford to Dumas to
Amarillo to Corpus Christi via State
Highway Number Nine.
It was moved and seconded that
another meeting be called for this as-
sociation to meet in the City of Lub-
bock on October 4th. Genuine con
structive enthusiasm prevailed thru-
out this conference as well as the ut-
most good will and harmony. This
office predicts the full realij^tton and
confidently expects to see" immediate
service and community interest en-
listed entirely across this state.
The Panhandle Plains Chamber of
of Commerce adds its good wishes to
the work of the organization pledg-
ing all of the counties touched by it
and tIBSlres to be called into Brvice
when and where in the judgement of
the organization, we may be a value
F. R. Jamison.
time FOB THE fair
h ; i.awim: n.m r
The /nrious mir.ittee^ ate now
getting ilow i to Ivr'nesB ma c' y nr-
rang;ni- li fir Tie Texhom I'a'r
to be held next month (Oct 11-12).
Tho premium list is now being
prepured and will appear in next
week's issue of the Times.
A Thoroughbred Young Milk Cow
(STOCK NOT YET SELECTED)
A Thoroughbred YourjK Sow, Reg
(ABE PALMER STOCK)
Purebred Rhode Island Red Hens
(J. W. OSBORN STOCK)
These animaU and fowta^U be OT dtepUj during
the Fair In the front of THE FARMERS STATE
Will Be Given Away FREE
under the auspices of the Fair Board and subject to
the following rules:
First-This contest wiD be open from SEPTEM-
BER 5th til 3:00 p. . of the last day of the Fair.
'Second—Every man, woman or child who caDj a
the Bank and registers name and address wiu ne
given tone ticket
Hhird—For each $25.00,«* d tt.apply
either owned by the bank** held for collection, one
Fourth-For each $1<XM$deposited in any regular
customer checking account, one ticket.
Fifth-For every NEW ACCOUNT opened on our
books, minimum of $100.00, one ticket.
Sixth—For each $25.00 placed in SAVINGS DE-
POSIT, either new or old account, one ticket.
Fair Judges will conduct the d.ecidijS contest at4
n m <m the last day of the Fair. PARTY HULIJ-
ING LUCKY NUMBER MUST BE ON THE
GROUND WHEN CONTEST IS HELD OR AN-
OTHER CONTEST WILL BE HELD AT ONCEl
No Officer, Director, employee or other person in
any way connected with this bank will be issued or
allowed to hold tickets.
THE FARMERS STATE BANK
The Times for Job Printing.
GUY W. SLACK, President
C. A. T1LGHM AN, Vice Pres.
GEN. ROY HOFFMAN
C. L. SWAN, Cashier
J. F. CUNNINGHAM, Aie't Cask
I. M. SLACK, Director!
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