The Elmore Gazette published in Elmore City, Garvin County, Oklahoma.
November 12, 1910
The School Boudoir by Sam Dendt
Oliver and Homer Odell returned to school again. With the enrollment of the Baker children and return of several students, it looks as if we were going to have a good school here yet even if this start has been rather slow. The Crenshaw children entered Thursday morning….
Miss Hazel Grisham has been sick for the past week but is able to be in school again at present; it is fondly hoped that a class will be staffed in physics this enabling some to complete the high school course this term the Superintendent believes that if he has less “big” little people and less little big people I school, it would be better for him in school in general, this young man who takes advice seldom need it.
Ray Perkins has a girl of his very own choosing he says he doesn’t care if her face is freckled for after they have settled down in life they can use her face for a checkerboard on cold and stormy evenings. It is the news that Reed Johnson who left for Davis to go to school is progressing fine.
The principal had a time keeping Ernest at work for he persists in looking out the window with a wishful expression in his eyes as if he wished to be in another land.
Dug Harmon lost about a bale of cotton Tuesday, his children were playing in the wagon and set the cotton on fire, the wagon and part of the cotton was saved by George Clark who happened to be passing at the time.
The farmers have been quite busy around Katie this week, bringing in their cotton as the gin went to work again Saturday evening.
It was dull old time while the gin was broke down in Katie. But Katie is alive again now for cotton is coming in fast.
Mr. Grimes and family of Texas came in Sunday; Mr. Grimes bought A. D. Satterwhite’s place. We welcome Mr. Grimes to our town.
Mrs. Sam Johnson and daughter Minnie were visiting Katie Sunday.
Everett Davis and miss Elsie Greer were married Sunday at the home of the bride near Rock Creek.
Ernest and Ran? Teel of near Elmore were in Katie Monday with two loads of cotton, but they found the gin crowded; they stayed with us until they got their ginning.
Sorry to say about our school has been put off until the 15th on account of the little ones having to pick cotton.
Mrs. Tillie Teel, editor
Married In each of the last three issues of the paper… marriage to report, this time we have to report the marriage of Bruce Lindsey, son of W. M. Lindsey, and Miss Beulah Thornton, daughter of Mrs. W. M. Lindsey. The marriage occurred at the home of Rev. Sexton who presided over the ceremony. Mr. And Mrs. Ben Unsell were the only guest present at the ceremony.
Mr. And Mrs. Lindsey are well known young people of this section and take with them the best wishesof a host of friends; the Gazette wishes to extend its congratulations to the young couple.
$5000 Blaze One of Elmore’s largest building goes up in smoke.
Last Saturday night about midnight, the people of this town were aroused by the usual fire alarm. No need to look for the fire, one glance said it was the known that the abode of the “Lindsey Drug Co.” would soon be ashes… The Lindsey Drug Company was …
Local and Personal
Mrs. J. F. Ellis was in town shopping.
Rev. Satterwhite and wife of Katie were in Elmore Thursday.
Mr. Calvert of Texas is here looking for a location, we understand he has rented 300 acres of land but wants a place in town that he may be convenient to the school of this place. We welcome Mr. Calvert…
Jno. Stevens made this office a call Tuesday afternoon.
T. H. Eskridge and Jas. Johnson went to Wynnewood on business Thursday.
Mrs. Proffer and daughter-in-law Mrs. George Proffer dropped into our office Thursday, welcome ladies we are always glad to receive callers.
Sheriff Cass Worley was in town today.
Mr. Cain from Hillsboro, Texas visited J. M. Graves.
Bring your pecans to T. H. Eskridge. He will pay the right price.
Mrs. M. J. Black is seriously sick from a spider bite which occurred November 1.
W. E. Dodge made a business trip to Pauls Valley Monday.
Luen Sweat happened to a very serious accident last week while riding a horse on a public highway near Tussy. The horse became frightened and ran away and became entangled in barbwire and cut Mr. Sweat’s leg to the extent that it is thought the foot will have to be amputated.
Miss Minnie Banks of near Antioch is with her sister this week, Mrs. Etta Unsell of this place; she has her baby under the treatment of Dr. C. L. Sullivan. It has been quite sick but reported better at present.
I will take pictures of 25 old gents and old ladies 60 years and over and given you one free, come between 9 a. m. and 3 p. m. --I. N. Townsley
Mrs. George Proffer of Oklahoma City is here visiting relatives.
Mrs. Unsell of the Elmore Hotel was stricken with a crick in the back the latter part of last week and has been quite sick since, but is improving at present.
Dr. Render of Pauls Valley will be in Elmore Friday and Saturday Nov. 18 and 1, prepared to do all kinds of dental work.
Dr. Render will be at the Elmore Hotel the 19th for the benefit of school children who want dental work done.
C. C. Harrison paid this office a pleasant call Wednesday.
Judge W. B. M. Mitchell spoke to a large and enthusiastic crowd of voters also a number of ladies in the Hall last Saturday. We heard someone in the background say “That sounds good to use.”
It will pay to se me before you sell your eggs.--John Haker
Miss Vivian Proffer made this office a pleasant call Wednesday afternoon.
J. C. Collier, Resident Dentist My work is absolutely guaranteed.
D. D. Wood, the ginner at the gin, badly injured the palm of his hand the other day by cutting it with the point of a rusty file.
Jno. Wells left Thursday for Arkansas, he expects to make that his future home.