The Texhoma Times (Texhoma, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 51, Ed. 1 Friday, September 16, 1921 Page: 2 of 8
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GRAND JURY PROBING
DEATH OF FILM STAR
San Francisco, Sept., 12.—Roscoe
"Fatty" Arbuckle, fast in the grip of
(he law on a charge of having mur-
dered Virginia Rappe, the moving
picture actress whose death followed
an orgy in Arbuckle's room at St
Francis Hotel, Monday figured in
sensational proceedings which started
him on his way to trial. In the morn
ing he was arrainged in the police
court after a complaint had been
•worn to by Mrs. B. M. Dclmont, ac-
cusing him of the wilful and malicious
killing of the beautiful motion pic-
ture girl. The case was continued
In the afternoon Arbuckle sat
gloomily between two detectives and
dejectedly listened to the testimony;
•f witnesses at the inquest begun be-
fore Coronor Leland into all of the |
circumstances surrounding the death
®f Virginia Rappe.
And at night, locked in his cell, he'
nervously awaited news of the action
of the grand jury which, in session on
the floor below, was conducting a
hearing that may result in his indict-j
went. At a late hour the grannd jury
was still engaged in the examination
of the motion picture actress was
started Monday afternoon.
Arbuckle at Inquest
Arbuckle appeared at the inquest
Earlier in police court he had been
arrainged on the charge filed by Mrs.
Delmont. Pleading in the case was
continued Tintil next Friday.
The film comedian was measured
and photographed by the police for
the rogues gallery. He gave his age
as 34 years old. He weighed ?66
The grand jury it> in session Mon-
day night considering the death of
Her body will be sent to her forme
home in Los Angeles for burial after
Before the inquest began, Arbuckles
attorney's learning of the cancellation
of the showing of pictures in which
the comedian is the star, issued a
statement asking the public to with-
hold judgement until the court has
rendered its verdict.
MAKING WORK EASY
BRICK WORK STARTS ON
GOODWELL SCHOOL BUILDING
A formal charge of murder was fil-
ed in police court Monday against
Arbuckle. The charge, the second
against the comedian since Saturday
was sworn to by Mrs. Bambina Maud
Delmont, a friend of Miss Rappe,
who attended the party In Arbuckles
Mite in the St. Francis Hotel a week
At the party, according to witness-
es, intoxicating liquors were consum-
ed and Arbuckle, It is alleged bv the
district attorney, attacked Mi«s Rappe
The coroner's inquest into the death
Early this week the brick work
1 started on the new public school
building. This building as it stands
I looks much larger than the dimens-
I ions call for. The specifications call
1 for a building 53x104 feet with aldi-
torium extending back i:
The first floor is t:i lie •• Inff.;,;,
ment with a floor above, ami j.) < n-
tain ten class room.- besides ii.< ■ i.I'-
torium. This building can easily be
extended or built higher a.-, the needs
of the community demand. It will
certainly be a credit to the town and
Be photographed this year on your
80-tf WILSON STUDIO.
Pitts Auto Paint Shop
CARS PAINTED AND DECORATED
TOPS AND UPHOLSTERING DRESSED
GIVE US A TRIAL-WE WILL APPLi]:
Located in Schreiner Building
A Good Steak Makes a Better Meal
Try us for GOOD meats.
We sell no other kinds.
Come to us for butter,
cheese, and lard
All good—very good.
You buy ECONOMICALLY
When you buy here.
The Star Meat Market
rjryi. laving ii
Ibi bjtaklast nook.
DO you know what a Pollyanna house is? It's a
sunny one that you can be glad about! Certainly
one could be glad about this bungalow, so differ-
ent from the ordinary kind.
^ ou d be glad about the big living room with its
homey fireplace and bookcases, about the den that is really
a sunparlor; about the cheerful dining room; the airy bed-
rooms ; the many closets. Perhaps most of all, you'd be
glad about the pretty and useful little breakfast alcove.
makes it a better and a more desirable place to live.
You'd be glad to own this home. Well be glad to
ihowr you how easily you can do so. We can furnish the
gans without charge, and all materials, including Curtis
Woodwork. Let's talk it over.
R. H, Kemp Lbr, Co,
RS. SIDEWINDER made a
sensible talk at our club meet-
ing yesterday," explained Mrs. James-
worthy. "She said there are many
disagreeable tasks which might be
made easy and pleasant if women
at them. Things
that are tedious
when one does
them alone, are
done by a crowd.
She pointed out
that the dande-
lions are becom-
ing a terrible
pest, ruining most
of the lawns In
towns, and sug-
gested that the
women hold dan-
I can imagine the rest," said Janies-
worthy. "You don't ueed to hand out
the sickening d. ihIIs. a kull}1 „f old
beldames will come to our place, for
instance and pull about live cents'
worth of dandelions and then sit and
have a photographer make u large pic
Mire of them; after whicb they'll eat
two dollars and eighty cents' worth ot
ice cream, and a lot of sponge cake
and anything you happen to have in
the refrigerator. One of the beldames
will be appointed a committee to write j
up the affair for the newspapers, and '
Mrs. Sidewinder will see that she gets
most of the glory us the originator of
the scheme, and next spring her hus-
band will be running for alderman on
the strength of It
"Nowadays the women never get
down to brass tacks Hnd do real work.
They iuust make a society function out
of every little chore they iio.. They
won't carry a dead cat out of the front
yard unless there's a photographer on
hand to make a group picture of It.
If work can be reorganized so It looks
like a game they will be Industrious
enough, otherwise they strike and send
communication# tu tlio iiovv.^fiapers ox-
plaining that no woman should permit
herself to he a drudge.
"One able-bodied man will destroy
more dandelions in half a day than 18
women will in three weeks. The man |
takes off his coat and gets down on his
marrowbones and pulls dandelions. The ■
18 women lean against trees and fan I
themselves with Japanese fans, and
try ti) look like so many Mary Ander-
sons', and wish there was somebody
around to set them to musih
"Women are becoming more and
more an expensive luxury since they
organized themselves into dubs. i have
nothing to say against the club idea in
Itself, Mrs. James worthy. 1 want to
see (lie females have as good a time
as they can, within reasonable limits.
The men belong to clubs and lodges,
too, but-they have bulls in which to
hold their meetings.
"The womeu wouldn't enjoy holding
a meeting in a hull. They have to as-
semble in the home of one of their suf-
fering sisters, so they can size up the
furniture and fittings, and be able to j
say, when they go away, that they j
never saw such execrable taste. And !
the suffering sister sees that her home i
is n frost, and site makes up her mind '•
ti" give her heart-sick husband no rest
until lie has chartered a string of
painters und paper-hangers, decorators
"But this isn't the worst,of it. The
suffering sister who entertains the club
Is expected to set up refreshments, and
she teeis it her duty, as a good sport,
to furnish the best the market affords.
The last time the Indies of the Busy
Bunch club met at this house you
bought all the strawberries In town,
oud at that period strawberries were
shipped in from points 5,000 miles
awa.v, and when the bill came In, at
the end of the month, I had a stroke of
paralysis aud an attack of paresis. If
you get up a dandelion party you will
want to buy out the leading confec-
tioner, so I'll advertise rt>r a man to
come and do the Job."
( By Evangelist A. G. McCown)
Dedicated to all the faithful minis-
ters I know and have wotted with
during 12 years in the field:
The parson moved without a frown,
He thot of his work in fnany a town,
Wondered how many in a new flock
Would take in religion but little stock.
He thot how many times he'd tried
Wise as a serpent, harmless as a
dove, to abide
The good to do, the evil eschew,
But they always wanted something
Preaching hard on Sunday's calling
thru week days.
Praying much, in town he stays;
Working always, studying yes,
Growing older, he must confess.
The days had passed, his playmates
In power and wea'th he knew,
But the Parson chose to preach to all
If the stars of Heaven all should fall!
His heart was scarred by many a stab ;
By folks who claimed they were not'
They patted him often upon the back
And then they turned and gave him a
His wife stood beside him well
And many a time her tears fell,
But she toiled on in her humbel way
While the Parson received very poor
The Parson said I am well paid,
To think of the converts made;
The words I have spoken,
To hearts that were broken,
The boys and girls I have spoken to,
Just think of what all they will do;
The Word I've sown in good rich soil
I'm sure this is the best of toil.
My children too I want to guide,
For they thru storms must also glide
The world must roll along the same
All we can leave is our good name.
A Good Meal at
a Moderate Price
Cleanliness and Sanitation are considered first in
After them come genuine home cooked meals,
prepared from quality foodstuffs, and served in a
courteous manner exactly as you desire them.
Bring your family and enjoy our Sunday dinner
WINNEVS EATING HOUSE
First Door South of Boyer's Tin Shop.
A COW—A SOW—SOME HENS
Given away at FARMERS STATE
BANK. Contest opens September 5.
Get your tickets 49-tf
Attend the Texhoma Fair Oct. 11-12
AT ALL IN-
Star Made Pianos
and Player Pianos
Will be sold on easy terms. Small cash payments,
three years on balance.
COME IN AND LOOK THEM OVER
Texhoma Music Store
G. R. BOOKWALTER, Proprietor
Texhoma -|. Oklahoma
I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT M PLACE 2 Mil FN fact
AND 6 NORTH OF TEXHOMA, 6 MILES WEST OF GOODWELL POSI
TIVELY WITHOUT RESERVE OR BY-BID, ON
Tuesday, Sept. 20
BEGINNING AT 10:30 A. M. THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY:
One Good Point.
A very kind-hearted man could nev-
er be brought to say an unkind word
about anybody. One day a friend ex-
postulated with him.
"Look here," be said, "It's all very
well being charitable and all thut, but
you cuu carry that sort of tiling too
fur. Now, there's Blank. Can you
honestly lind a single good point about
The klnd-heurted man appeared to
be nouplused, for Blank was a very
bad aiun. und It seemed impossible to
And anything good lo say about him.
'Well," he said, at length, "you must
admit he wears n fine fur-liued coat!"
Chinese Carry Stovea.
Chinese women wear practically the
same clothes In winter as In summer,
lu the most severe weather, however,
they wear heating baskets under their
These boskets are plain wicker ones,
such ns we use for trush. Inside the
baskets charcoal warmers are placed.
They will rudlute heat for hours. The
charcoal Is mixed with chemicals that
generate oxygen, and thus the char-
coal will burn constantly even though
It Is sealed lu the container*
17 HEAD OF HORSES & MULES
4 yearling mule colts
1 2-year-old mule colt
1 3-year-old mule colt
1 gray filly coming 2 years old.
1 bay filly coming 2 years old
1 black filly 3 years old, broke to ride
1 brown mare 9 years old, colt by side
1 bay mare 8 years old,, colt by side
1 black mare smooth mouth, can be
driven by any woman or child
1 mare 6 years old, mule colt by side
1 bay mare 6 years old
1 Jack, took first prize at Texhoma
fair last year
13 HEAD OF CATTLE
1 Jersey cow, 9 years old
1 spotted cow
1 red cow 8 years old calf by side
1 roan cow 3 years old giving milk
1 red cow 3 years old
1 heifer, 3 years old
3 3-year old red steers
2 yearling steers
1 registered roan Durham yearling
bull, can furnish papers
112-foot McCormick header
1 Header barge, new
1 John Deere Mole board plow
1 sod plow
1 2-section drag harrow
1 Moline lister
1 2-section drrag harrow
2 McCormick mowing machines
1 hay rake
1 knife sled
1 McComick corn binder
Blacksmith forge and anvil
1 240 egg sure hatch incubator
1 ice cream freezer
1 Perkins wind mill, without wheel
Numerous other articles
1 boy's saddle
1 bed mattress and springs
4 hogs, weight bout 200 lbs each
1 brood sow
LUNCH WILL BE SERVED ON THE GROUNDS AT NOON.
TERMS OF SALE % _
A credit of 6 months time will be given on sums of $10.00 and over - purchaT
er to give approved note bearing 10% from date; sums under $10.00 cash 5%
discount for cash on sums over $10 VT ...
0.00. No property to be removed
W. W. Phillippe, Owner
JOHNSON & BOCK, Aucts
R. E. LOVE, GOODWELL, Clerk
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The Texhoma Times (Texhoma, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 51, Ed. 1 Friday, September 16, 1921, newspaper, September 16, 1921; Texhoma, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metapth351419/m1/2/: accessed January 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.