The Elmore Weekly Record
Published in Elmore, Garvin County, Oklahoma
January 2, 1908
SQUIRE CAIN is visiting his mother in Norman.
C. U. BRAGG has added a new tram to his livery equipment.
MISSES PROFFER and NORA MCNERY are visiting friends in Oklahoma City.
JIM SEATON wants to hire a man for about a month to work while he trains his bird pups.
J. A. TAYLOR and wife are back from a trip to Louisville, Texas. They were accompanied by a niece, Miss DORA MAYABB.
ERNEST NORTHCUTT leaves this week to attend school at Amarillo, Texas.
MISS JOYCE JOHNSON of Wynnewood has been appointed assistant teacher in the school.
MISS MAGGIE SCOTT of Gainesville is visiting her brothers, TOBE and LEONARD SCOTT.
CHARLES BAROES (?) is here on a visit from Arkansas, but rumor has it he will not go back home alone.
SAM MUSE has a fresh supply of Ess Tee Dee.
JAMES BLACKBURN and family have returned from an extended Christmas trip to the Seminole county.
REV. & MRS. FLEETWOOD had as their guest the past several days a sister from Texas (sister was unnamed).
M. M. JOHNSON left this week to hold down a job at Chickasha. It is figured, however, that he will soon be back, as he did not dispose of his tock and temporarily rented his property.
Fire broke out in the shed kitchen of J. W. DICKSON, south of town and totally consumed it.
DR. A. W. NEWIGER, the dentist, will leave shortly for COLIMA, OLD MEXICO.
The school house was crowded Christmas eve to witness the festivities and partake of the good cheer. The entertainment was a success from every point of view, and the tree was loaded with presents and their accessories. WILLIAM LINDSAY, our representative in the legislature, made a short address in his usual happy manner. The quartette composed of; MRS. C. C. GURDY, MISS ELLIE NORTHCUTT, DR. C. A. TURNER and JOHN BLEVINS,rendered several beautiful selections in a creditable manner. MARVIN COCHRAN acted as master of ceremonies, assisted by TOM FIELDS. The following program was rendered:
Address: WILLIAM LINDSAY
Recitation: MYRLE MAY LINDSAY
Song--by the little girls
Recitation--By five little girls
Song--by the quartette
Santa Claus--the real thing
CLAUDE HOWARD and Miss OLLIE BLAINE were united in marriage last week, Rev. W. A. SEXTON performed the ceremony. The groom is a well known young man and bears an excellent reputation. He is the son of Mr. & Mrs. S. H. HOWARD. The bride, a daughter of Mr. & Mrs. J. T. BLAINE, is an attractive young lady with manynoble qualities. The happy young couple start out in life with the best wishes of the their many friends.
S. KIRKPATRICK is again furnishing Elmore with fresh fat beef.
Fraternal and Benevolent
Woodmen of the World:J. P. BROWN, consul commander; BYRON HAWKINS,clerk; meets 2nd Thursday night
Modern Woodmen of the World:E. F. HARMON, consul; J. K. LINDSAY; meets 1st Wednesday night
Anti-Horse Thief Association:D. J. CARPENTER,president; M. L. COCHRAN, secretary; meets 2nd Saturday night
Odd Fellows:FRED CAIN, noble cain?; DR. J. K. LINDSAY, secretary; meets 1st Tuesday night
Commercial Club: President, DR. J. K. LINDSAY; Secretary, BYRON HAWKINS; meets 2nd Tuesday night
Our County Exchanges
MARVIN COCHRAN and family of Elmore spent Christmas with relatives in this city.
B. L. FRENCH came over from Elmore Saturday to spend his school vacation with friends and relatives.
We are glad to be able to state that DR. NORVELL has decided to remain in Wynnewood. A few weeks ago he seriously considered accepting a federal appointment which would have taken his estimable family far away from here. Upon the urgent advice of his friends, he decided to remain here.
RUNDY & COCHRAN’S,the fastest growing store in Elmore
R. J. WHEELER, surveyor
The Prim-White Company, not only the largest, but the best store in Wynnewood
January 9, 1908
Gives Himself Up to Officers
Guymon: After eluding all efforts of officers fro seven years, LON FORD, charged with horse stealing, has surrendered and has been taken to Ashland, Kansas, where he will be tried. Ford declares that he will plead guilty and ask the mercy of the court. Since he escaped from Ashland in 1902, Ford has wandered in Arizona and western Texas.
Report Says Indian Was Murdered
Temple: It is reported that CHARLES LOCK, a squaw man, has killed an Indian at the Lock home near Temple. Officers are unable to locate either LOCK or the Indiana. The Indian, whom it is reported Lock has killed, has been working with him.
Buffalo Ate too Much Alfalfa
Lawton: State Veterinary J. K. COLLICOTE on his return from the Wichita National Preserve, where he has been in answer to a call from FRANK RUSH, keeper of the buffalo herd, asking that examination be made of the case of the death of a buffalo cow. ‘All of the other members of this herd are in excellent condition,’ stated Dr. Collicote. ‘This one death was caused by the buffalo eating too much alfalfa and will not affect the remainder of the herd.’
Shot at a Charivari
Thomas: EZZARD STEVENS, 20 years old, has died form the effects of a shotgun wound received December 27 when he was a member of a charivari party. He was shot in the abdomen with a shotgun. Stevens and a party of friends were celebrating the marriage of WALTER LOMAN & MISS GERTRUDE MCGUINN in Butte, Oklahoma. It is thought that the shot was fired by one of the party although it is not known which one.
GRUNDY& COCHRANhave some mules for sale.
C. P. CANTWELL, a prominent resident of near Royal, was a visitor to town yesterday.
J. B. GRAVES is back from a pleasant vacation to homefolks in BROOKVILLE, ALABAMA.
J. L. WRIGHT and family have moved in from the country and are occupying their home place.
C. P. HOWELL, secretary of the Midland Land Co. with headquarters in Ardmore, was the guest of REV. TIPPET this week.
J. C. BAKER, the organ and piano man, talks to the people.
As we remarked so many times, Elmore wins again. MISS MINNIE JOHNSTON won the silver set, the one at Kings in Pauls Valley.
DON COCHRAN of Wynnewood was in town yesterday.
JIM DUNN of McCarty was in town Saturday greeting his many friends.
If you want to sell your farm, list it with E. R. ALLEN, Wynnewood.
LEN VANDIVER has returned to his home near Lindsay after a short visit to his homefolks.
SQUIRE JNO. SHELTON and Constable KESTNER of Foster passed through town Tuesday on their way home from Pauls Valley.
WILL MEGIARD, J. L. TINER and JOHN CLEMENS took the protection pledge and then some during a big meeting of the W. O. W. last Tuesday night.
J. F. HOPKINS has moved to Elmore and will continue life on the farm. He will still be one of our citizens, as he will made Wynnewood his trading point. From the Wynnewood News
MRS. TENNIE FARBER, daughter of our H. STELDING, is now living at Rice, New Mexico. The Farbers having moved from Snider to that place several weeks ago.
JOSH JONES has moved back from the Wynnewood vicinity. He says the best of everything is raised here and, incidentally, a fine baby boy made his appearance at his home this week.
Jesse, the 10 year old son of Mr. And Mrs. J. T. STENNETT, died after a short illness Friday of fever and was buried the following afternoon. Rev. FLEETWOOD conducted the burial services. He was a bright little chap and his death was a sad event in the family, who have the sincere sympathy of the their friends.