The Daily Ardmoriete
Ardmore, Carter Co., Oklahoma
Thursday, January 1, 1942
Rites Held for Marietta Man
Marietta, Jan. 1: Funeral services for AUDREY HILL, prominent Marietta man who died Monday, were held in the Burton Funeral Home chapel Wednesday. Rev. MAX STANFIELD of the Marietta Baptist Church officiated and he was assisted by Rev. EWELL LAWSON of Duncan. Burial was in the Marietta cemetery. Survivors include the wife and one daughter DOVIE HILL; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. HILL of Marietta, two brothers CECIL HILL of Marietta and ADLEY HILL of Oklahoma City; two sisters, Mrs. RAY PORTER of Dallas, Texas and BILLY JEAN HILL of Marietta. Hill was prominent in southern Oklahoma Masonic circles and an active worker in the Baptist church in Marietta. He was an automobile and farm implement dealer.
Laura Gibson Becomes Bride Lt. W. F. Hatch
Mr. and Mrs. LAFAYETTE GIBSON of 703 A St NE have announced the marriage of their daughter Miss LAURA GIBSON to Lieut. F. HATCH, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. HATCH of 902 McLish Ave. Rites were read Dec. 24 in St. Francis Xavier parish, Phoenix, Arizona by Rev. Fr. JOHN C. COFFNEY, S. J. rector. Lieut. GEORGE EDWARD BUTLER of Enid was best man and Mrs. RUSSELL KEETON of Phoenix was matron of honor.
Mrs. GROVER C. CONLEY of 411 11th Ave NW returned from Milford, Texas where she spent Christmas and attended the wedding of a niece, Miss MATTIE BAUCOM ELLIOTT to LESTER CHASE GREEN Jr. of Lubbock, Texas.
Wilson, Jan. 1: Mr. and Mrs. W. E. RUSSELL announce the marriage of their daughter Miss EVELYN RUSSELL to ED DUNCAN of Byars Saturday 29 at the First Methodist church in Wilson. Rev. GUS CARLTON of the Baptist Church in Duncan read the vows. Miss MONTE RUSSELL, sister of the bride, was maid of honor and CECIL MORRIS was best man. Duncan taught in the Wilson school last year and now at Byars.
Funeral services were held Sunday for the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. HELM, who live near Orr, at the Baptist church in Ringling. Burial was in the Ringling cemetery arranged by Richeson funeral home.
MELTA JEAN NORTON, 2 months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. DOLPHUS NORTON, died at the family home near Wilson Monday. Services were held at the cemetery with Rev. R. W. NICHOLS of the Assembly of God church officiating. Burial was in the Hewitt cemetery.
The marriage of Miss HARRIETTE LORAMA COLLINS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. STANLEY ERWIN COLLINS of El Reno, to Lieut. LEMUEL DOUGLAS THOMAS, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. D. THOMAS of Ringling, took place Dec. 22 in the parlor of the First Presbyterian Church of El Reno with Rev. EVERETT POOL officiating. ..Mrs. HARRY B. CHEADLE of Tishomingo, sister of the bridegroom, sang, accompanied by Miss MAUDE BEEMAN of Oklahoma City. The maid of honor was Miss VIRGINIA JUNG of Gotebo, cousin of the bride. HARRY B. CHEADLE of Tishomingo was best man for his brother-in-law, the groom. Ushers were J. GORDON WELCH of Madill, brother-in-law of the bride, JOY DULANEY of Ringling and OSCAR SONS of Chicago. Mrs. J. GORDON WELCH of Madill and Mrs. ROY CHRISTY of Arkansas City, Kansas, sisters of the bride, presided at the bride’s table. The bride graduated from O.U., active in music, then taught music at the Binger public school. The groom received his degree at O.U., class of 1941.
The recent announcement of the marriage of DANNA B. JACKSON, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. JACKSON Sr., and Miss FRANCES ROLAND, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. GEORGE ROLAND, which took place at Walters March 9 came as a surprise to their many friends here. She has been a popular employee of the O. S. DAVIS Co. for some time. Jackson has been stationed at Cheyenne, Wyoming with the U. S. Army for several months.
Friday, January 2, 1942
JIM MAY, Ice Service Head, Passes
JIM MAY, prominent citizen, Masonic leader and operating manager of the Ice Service, died suddenly Thursday from a heart attack at his home, 509 Thirteenth Ave NW. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at the First Christian church conducted by Rev. JOHN S. MULLEN, pastor, and Rev. E. M. WHITWELL of Dallas, former pastor of the Ardmore church. Ardmore Masonic lodge 32 will have charge of services, arranged by Harvey Funeral Home. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. VELIA MAY, one daughter-in-law Mrs. MARGARET MAY of Ardmore, two grandson, BOBBIE and JIMMY MAY of Ardmore; three brothers, TOM MAY of Ardmore, JOE MAY of Ponca City, and BEN MAY of Phoenix, Arizona; and two sisters, Mrs. B. C. BRYAN of Hollywood, Calif., and Mrs. O. L. SCOTT of Bryson, Texas. May was born Oct. 10, 1888 at Henderson, Texas. In 1913 he was employed by the Ardmore Ice, Light and Power Company as an engineer…
Couple Found Dead in Muskogee Hotel
Muskogee, Jan. 2: Pvt. HENRY R. WARREN, 28, of Fort Sill and Miss SALLIE KINGFISHER, about 17, of Muskogee were accidentally asphyxiated yesterday in Warren’s hotel room. The bodies were found by Mrs. LILLIAN MCKINNEY, hotel landlady, who said all the windows were down and the room was filled with fumes from a gas stove. Warren, whose home was at Hulbert in Cherokee county, was on a seven day furlough.
Two Oklahomans Die in Mishaps
Two traffic fatalities, the first chargeable to 1942, were reported. JOE EVELYN SWEET, 13 or 18, Kintz, Haskell County, killed Friday when she was thrown from an automobile when it struck an unoccupied parked cart near Quinton, Pittsburg County. ALBERT C. YATES, 42, Tulsa, was killed late Thursday near Bristow when his coupe struck a guardrail and swerved into a heavy truck.
Sunday, January 4, 1942
WILLIAM COPELAND Jr.
Funeral service for WILLIAM HARDY COPELAND Jr., infant son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. COPELAND of 30 Mill St., who died Saturday, will be held in the family residence at 2 p.m. Sunday. Rev. ED M. RICE will officiate and burial will be in the Hewitt cemetery, arranged by Bettes Funeral Home. Survivors are the parents, one sister CLARA DELL SCHOTT of Ardmore, and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. HACKER of Ardmore and Mr. and Mrs. BERT THATCHER of Ringling. The infant was born March 27, 1941 and had been ill for the past three months. The parents have lived in Ardmore since 1931.
Funeral services for SHARON GAYLE TERRY, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. CLARENCE TERRY, were held at the Springer Baptist church Thursday, conducted by Rev. G. W. HANKS. LLOYD OWENS and JESS CALLAWAY assisted as pallbearers. Survivors are the parents, and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. T. W. TERRY of Springer and C. C. CULPEPPER, grandfather.
Mr. and Mrs. R. W. STAMPS announce the marriage of their daughter Miss MYRTLE to DAN HEARTSILL, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. HEARTSILL, vows exchanged Jan. 1 in the parsonage of the First Methodist church with Rev. ROBERT J. SMITH officiating…Her maid of honor was Miss MARGARET WOLVERTON. O. MILTON HEARTSILL Jr., nephew of the groom, served as best man. Other attendants were Miss EILEEN KIRKPATRICK and ERNEST MARTIN.
Former City Nurse Weds Lafayette Man
Miss VELMA SMITH, formerly of Ardmore, and F. H. RHYMES of Lafayette, La., were married in the parsonage of the Lafayette Baptist church with Rec. J. C. WELLS. They will live there where he is employed by Pan American Life Insurance Co. She was on the nursing staff at Hardy sanitarium.
Miss NORMA BALLEW and Miss GAYLE MURPHY held a shower to honor Mrs. RALEIGH CAMPBELL, formerly Miss CLINTA JUNE ESTES.
“I cannot help being a Jap, but I am heart and soul for America, this is my country and I will die for Uncle Sam!” These are the words of Togo, who has lived in Ardmore since 1916 and operates a bath house. He was born in 1886 and came to San Francisco in 1903. He went to school there and lost what he had in the 1906 earthquake. Coming east, he landed in Fort Smith, Arkansas where he operated a restaurant….He worked in Tulsa and Drumright and finally in Ardmore. After many experiences he became the owner of the bath house in Ardmore and earns a living at it. Togo says the Ardmore people treat him just as kindly now as they did at any other time … He made application more than once for citizenship papers but the courts would not admit to citizenship the Chinese and Japanese.
Here is a good thrift story: O. E. WHITE lives 15 miles south of Ringling. He rented land there 14 years ago. He has four boys. The family began to raise cattle on the land and to care for the pecan crop. They raised feed and stuck to cattle and pecans and two years ago they bought the lands they had rented. The land comprised 600 acres and Mud Creek runs through it. The boys share the ownership with their father. One son ELMER WHTIE lives in Ardmore and works for JOHN YELL of the Cook Laundry.
HENRY WYNNE, Marshall county jailer, is in critical condition at an Ada hospital from a gunshot wound in the abdomen. Wynne and J. T. PRATT, Oakland constable, had gone to serve a warrant. Pratt’s gun accidentally discharged, hitting Wynne, while talking to JACK DESMOND, former Madill resident.
Grandson Dies in Action
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. ROBINSON received word from their daughter, Mrs. J. A. PARTON of Vallejo, California, that their grandson, FERRELL ‘COTTON’ MCCLUTCHEON, had been lost in service. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. ‘HUB’ MCCLUTHEON, who lived in Marshall County until a short time ago.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. GLENN of Holdenville announced the birth of a daughter on Dec. 20, named LORALEI. Mrs. Glenn is the only child of E. P. SCHNEIDER of Madill. The baby is the first grandchild for Mrs. JOHN GLENN.
C. B. GAYLE 22 of Salina, Calif., and HELEN FRANCES BARRETT of Madill
JESS TAPP 21 of Aylesworth and GILMA PAYNE of Fort Worth, Texas
BATSON WILLIAMS 20 of Brady, Texas and Miss FRANCES REID of Sherman, Texas
ROY MARTIN 21 of Madill and MILDRED HARBOUR of Milburn
OTIS M. WHEELER 26 of Madill and PEARL GRAY of Madill
LESLIE HARDCASTLE 29 of Denison, Texas and Miss OUIDA BYLICKI of Denison
CHARLEY GOEBEL 22 of Madill and Miss MARIE MARTIN of Madill
J. M. MCDANIEL 21 of Madill and Miss NOVA LEMONS of Madill
W. A. TURNER 51 of Tishomingo and Miss BILLIE DURANT(?) of Tishomingo
BRUCE SIMMONS 21 of Tom Bean, Texas and Miss MARTHA ARNOLD of Tom Bean
J. M. SIRKLE 50 of San Jose, California and Mrs. JEWEL STOWERS SIRKLE of Bokchito
LELAND BAKER 25 of Colbert and SYBLE MCDONALD of Ardmore
ELLIE B. BURGIN 28 of Whitesboro and MELBA RUTH FRANKLIN of Whitesboro
BILLY W. VANDERVORT 23 of Madill and RUTH BOGLE/BOGIE of Madill
CECIL JOHNSON 18 of Aylesworth and RUBY JEWELL SANDERS of Durant
CHOICE ALFORD TAYLOR 20 of Willis and ESTHER LITTLETON of Enos
Married Christmas Eve
Miss NOVA LEMMONS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. CLARENCE LEMONS of Madill and J. L. MCDANIEL of Wichita Falls, Texas were quietly married Christmas eve at the home of Mr. and Mrs. MARVIN BRYANT here. Vows were read by Rev. O. C. CODY. She graduated from Russett high school in 1940. He was drafted Oct. 13 for army service, with the air corps at Shepherd Field at Wichita Falls, Texas. He graduated from Ardmore high school, attended Oklahoma A. & M., and employed by Pure Oil field when drafted.
Wed at Durant
Vows were read Christmas morning at Durant for Miss JANICE BARNES, daughter of Mrs. EFFIE BARNES, and HAROLD ALSUP, son of Mrs. MARGARET ALSUP, all of Madill. Rev. SHIRLEY performed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. SNOOKS ABLES of Madill were the attendants. The bride is a senior at Madill high school. Mr. Alsup, class of 1939, will return to Camp Claiborne, La., Sunday.
A triple wedding was an event of Christmas Day here with Rev. G. C. CODY reading the marriage vows for three couples in his home. They included the marriages of Miss PEARL GRAY and OTIS WHEELER, Miss MARIE MARTIN and CHARLIE GOEBLE and Miss MILDRED HARBOR and ROY MARTIN. The couples will live in Madill. Mrs. Wheeler is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. R. GRAY of Madill and Mr. Wheeler is the son of Mr. and Mrs. O. M. WHEELER of Tishomingo. Mrs. GOEBEL is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ALBERT MARTIN. Mrs. MARTIN is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. TOM HARBOR of Milburn.
Kingston Girl Weds
Mr. and Mrs. ROSS STROMAN of Kingston announced the marriage of their daughter Miss RUTH to JOHNNY WILSON at Willouby, Ohio Dec. 21. Mrs. Wilson graduated from Tishomingo high school last year.
Marry in Arizona
Miss MARIE GARY, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. GARY, and Lieut. MARTIN R. GORDON, son of Mr. and Mrs. GUY GORDON of Marietta, married Dec. 21 in Phoenix, Arizona. The bride went with her husband to his new army station at Hamilton air field in San Francisco, California, then she will return to duties as teacher at Buckholt school. She, 1937 class of Madill high school, received her degree at East Central State college at Ada.
Funeral services were held at Aylesworth Saturday for Mrs. PERMALIA JARRETT JOHNSON, 81, who died Friday at the home of her son, I. W. JOHNSON at Ayleworth. Rev. J. S. DENNIS of Kingston was in charge. Interment at the Cumberland cemetery arranged by Watts funeral home. Mrs. Johnson is survived by her son with whom she made her home, and a daughter Mrs. LAURA CONWELL of Kingston, 21 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
Ernest Rhodes Dies
ERNEST RHODES, 58 year old pioneer, was buried Friday at the Lebanon cemetery, following services at the Lebanon Methodist church. Mr. Rhodes died at his home in Mannsville Dec. 24 after a lengthy illness. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. EFFIE RHODES, a sister of Mrs. R. Y. TURNER of Madill, by four sons, ALVIN of Fort Smith, WILLIAM of California, BILLIE LEE and ERNEST of California; three daughters, Mrs. DIXIE NIX of Boswell, Miss EULA RHODES and Miss FAY RHODES of Mannsville; five brothers JOHN RHODES of Lebanon, HUGH RHODES of Maud, ALMER RHODES of Shawnee, WALTER RHODES of Maganzine, Arkansas, and TROY RHODES of Gainesville, Texas. JOHN W. PIGG of the Madill Church of Christ was in charge with BERLIN QUALLS leading the singing.
Monday, January 6, 1942
L. A. ROGERS
L. A. ‘LUKE’ ROGERS, widely known state restaurant operator, died at his home in Shawnee Friday. Rogers operated the Elk’s Grill in Shawnee for many years and was a member of the board of directors of the Oklahoma Restaurant association. Funeral services were conducted in Shawnee.
JOSEPH A. REILLY
Funeral services for JOSEPH A. REILLY, general handy man for ranchers near Gene Autry/ Berwyn who died last week, were held Monday at the Rose Hill cemetery. Rev. ED M. RICE officiated and Harvey Funeral Home was in charge. Only relative known was one sister, Mrs. BESSIE BRENNER of Savannah, Georgia. Reilly had lived north of Gene Autry / Berwyn for six years before his death.
Healdton, Jan. 5: Funeral services for KENNETH EUGENE BAXTER, 27, Healdton oil field worker who died Saturday night in Oklahoma City as a result of injuries received in an oil tank explosion Monday, will be held Tuesday in the Healdton First Baptist church. Rev. O. HAMBLEN will officiate and burial in the Hewitt cemetery at Wilson, arranged by Collier Bros. Survivors include his widow, two daughters, BARBARA JANE and JOYCE LYNN of Healdton, one brother, FORREST BAXTER somewhere in Illinois, a sister Mrs. JAMES MANESS of Healdton and the parents, Mr. and Mrs. CHESTER BAXTER of Healdton. He had lived most of his life in and around Healdton, a graduate of Healdton high school.
Mrs. Myrtle Snider
Funeral services for Mrs. MYRTLE ALICE ELIZABETH SNIDER, veteran Carter County resident who died in Ardmore at 4 a.m. Monday, will be held in the Graham Christian Church at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Rev. LUTHER KILLINGSWORTH, pastor, will officiate and burial will be in the Graham cemetery. Bettes FuneralHome will be in charge. Survivors include the husband, A. S. SNIDER of McMann; one son ORVILLE SNIDER of Cartwright; one daughter Mrs. ELVIE KEITH of Dundee, her father TOM WATKINS of Graham; four brothers, WILLIAM E. WADKINS of Countyline, R. L., THOMAS J., and J. D. (JAMES DESHAY) WATKINS all of Graham, one sister Mrs. ESTELLA VANSILL of Oil City; and two grandchildren. Mrs. Snider was a resident of McMann and had been ill for the past year. She was born Nov. 27, 1890 at Fox and had lived her entire life in Carter County. She married A. S. SNIDER in 1908. She was a member of the Christian Church and a former member of the Rebekah Lodge.
Marriage license: JOHNIE L. HUDSON of Ardmore and MADLYN ARNOLD of Newport
Divorce: ROY H. STORY vs LILLIAN STORY
Wednesday, January 7, 1942
Madill Man Dies of Wounds
Madill, Jan. 7: HENRY WYNNE of Madill, who was shot Dec. 31 in Ada, died Wednesday in an Ada hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at the First Baptist church in Madill Thursday by Rev. DEWEY RILEY, with interment in the Madill cemetery. Wynne is survived by his mother and several brothers and sisters. He received the fatal wound as the result of an accidental discharge of a gun in the hands of one of his companions.
Miss JOSEPHINE CUSTER, public health nurse with the Carter County health unit, volunteered her services and will leave Jan. 19 for Fort Bliss at El Paso, Texas where she will enter the army nurse corps.
Mrs. McDaniels Attends Funeral at Woodward
Mrs. SAM MCDANIEL of 515 B St SW was joined here Wednesday by her sisters, Mrs. HARRY WILLIAMS and Mrs. HARRY MCKEEHAN of Fort Worth, Texas, on a trip to Woodward to attend the funeral of their brother’s wife, Mrs. WALTER BOWMAN, formerly of Ardmore. Mrs. Bowman died Thursday following a long illness. She had lived in Ardmore for two years.
Mrs. ARTHUR CARPENTER of 1411 McLish Avenue left Tuesday for Eldorado, Arkansas to attend the funeral of her father, P. J. THOMAS, formerly of Ardmore, who died Tuesday morning. She was accompanied there by her son, DEWEY CARPENTER of Oklahoma City.
Cowboys in camp have no milk, no soda, and no baking powder to be used in mixing bread and their substitute is sour dough. ED NEWTON probably is the only anywhere in this section who knows how to make sour dough biscuits. This process of baking makes good bread. Biscuits rise just as bread does in a bakery, said BRICE SCIVALLY, one of the country’s old cowboys.
Mrs. ALICE CURTISS has lived in four wars and under three flags, the Republic of Texas, the Confederate flag and the U. S. flag. The wars are the war between the states, the Spanish-American war, World War I and World War II.
Mr. and Mrs. ARTHUR ROLLER, who have been residents of Ardmore the past 13 years, moved to a farm of 40 acres 1 ½ miles west of town. They have been there two months and Mrs. Roller likes it. They have butane gas and electricity, electric pump and hot and cold water. Roller is with the O. G. & E. in town.
Soldiers Return to Camp Barkeley
Pvt. EARL S. MORRIS Jr. and Pvt. GLENN MCDONALD returned to duty at Camp Barkeley in Texas. They are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. EARL S. MORRIS Sr. of 38E St. SE and Mr. and Mrs. JOE MCDONALD of Lake Murray park.