The Madill Times
Madill, Marshall County, Texas
Thursday, January 4, 1912
County Court Docket
State vs.: B. G. GLASS, JIM THOMPSON, J. F. LINDSEY, W. C. JOLLIFF, WILL KANEY, GEORGE PRATT, FRANK SIMPSON, JOHN TRAMMELL, ED AMBROSE, O. E. BANDY, BEN MCLAUGHLIN, EASTMAN KANEY, E. C. CHANEY, ARCH MCEACHERN, BOB JONES, W. B. CARROLL, WILL HINES, JIM LAIRD, EARL EAKINS, JIM LAIRD, EARL EAKINS, WILL MCBRIDE, JIM BENHAM, G. K. BANDY, JESSE JONES, W. E. WILLIS, JIM THOMPSON, HARRY TAYLOR, OSA JOHNSON, JESSE MCKINZIE, HENRY MATHEWS.
Thursday, January 11, 1912
CHARLES S. GRIDER for sheriff; born in Indiana 37 years ago, raised principally in Missouri, came to Indian Territory age 15, worked for JIM BOUNDS nine years; posseman under BILL EVANS until 1907, elected Madill constable, deputy sheriff under W. C. GRAY.
COLEMAN ROBERTS died at the home of H. C. ROBERTS. Coleman was 29 years old, a member of the Baptist Church for 7 years. His body was laid to rest at Cliff cemetery.
Thursday, January 18, 1912
Mrs. G. W. LOCKE
Mrs. G. W. Locke died at her home in Oakland Wednesday morning after a lingering illness of eight months, age 69 years. She and G. W. Locke were married almost fifty years. She was the mother of five children, four living, two sons, J. A. and W. C. LOCKE of this county and daughters, Mrs. A. J. FREEZEof this county and Mrs. T. B. COX of Tishomingo. Her husband survives. Her remains were laid to rest in the Oakland-Madill cemetery Jan. 11. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. A. S. EGGNER of the Madill Presbyterian Church.
Last Friday night, Mrs. G. W. FLOOD died suddenly at the Webb Wagon Yard. She and her husband with five children were passing through Madill on their way from Bennington to Cheek. They stopped over for the night Wednesday and the next day was so cold, they stayed over. Mrs. Flood was in good health. The doctors attributed her death to heart failure. She was a member of Enterprise O.E.S. No. 28. The family had been on the road for some time and short of funds… a contribution from businesses was raised for the burial and assistance of the family. She was given a Christian burial in the South Madill cemetery with funeral services conducted by Rev. A. JEFF DAVIS of the Baptist Church.
Capt. S. A. MINTER Gone to Rest
J. O. MINTER returned Wednesday from Como, Texas, where he was called to the bedside of his father, ill with pneumonia. He died Saturday and was buried Sunday. Capt. Minter had visited here several times.
Last Saturday at the home of Rev. W. F. NICHOLS of Madill, J. M. HERNDON and Miss LILLIE LEDBETTER were united in marriage.
Thursday, January 23, 1912
Woodville Bank Robbed of $2,500
The town was visited by a band of safe-blowers… the safe was blown with nitro glycerin…
The 8 months old child of CHARLES GOLDSTON of the Lone Elm community died Saturday of pneumonia.
CURTIS KIRK, ten months old son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. KIRK, passed away Tuesday. The remains were laid to rest in the Madill cemetery Wednesday, conducted by Rev. A. JEFF DAVIS of the Baptist Church.
W. M. MCCOMMIS died at his home about 3 miles east of Madill Monday night. One week ago, Mr. McCommis was coming to town in a neighbor’s wagon when the team became frightened, ran away and Mr. McCommis was thrown from the wagon, badly hurt. He lived until the following Monday. His remains were buried in the South Madill cemetery. He leaves a wife and other relatives.
M. W. WRIGHT, an old settler of this county, but who has been in the Texas Panhandle the past four years, was here. He reports everything in fine condition in his section.
Thursday, February 8, 1912
T. J. COFFEE placed KIRBY WRIGHT in jail for stealing from G. W. BOSTICK.
Farmer Killed on Milburn Road
Milburn, Feb. 4: TANDY HEARRELL / HERRELL, age 40, was shot fatally, two miles north of Milburn early Sunday morning and died at noon. Officers are searching for TOM CHEADLE, age 20. It is reported the two men were at Cheadle’s home and young Cheadle was intoxicated when the shooting occurred.
Little FRANKIE LAVADA, month old baby of Prof. and Mrs. MCINTOSH of Grantham, died Friday night. She was the only girl. The remains were laid to rest Saturday in South Madill cemetery, conducted by Rev. C. M. NICHOLS.
Mrs. RUTH INA MCFERRIN, wife of Dr. MARVIN MCFERRIN of Nashville, Tenn., died Feb. 3 of heart failure. Her father, D. DAVIES, of Madill received the sad news.
Old Citizen Gone
S. R. WILLIFORD of the Lebanon community died suddenly Monday of heart failure. He was an old and respected citizen of the community. He was about 63 years old. The remains were buried Tuesday in the Lebanon cemetery.
Two on sick list: CARRIE DOOLITTLE with pneumonia, and the infant of Mr. and Mrs. HARVE GIBBS sick.
Last Thursday night, Mrs. ETTA DAVIDSON of the Linn community died. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. BROYLES. She was buried at Linn cemetery.
Thursday, February 22, 1912
Here and There
Mrs. ELLA GRUBER of Lewis County, Missouri, daughter of W. A. DUNN, came to visit. Mr. Dunn had not seen his daughter for nine years.
Woodville, Feb. 20:
ROOCH, son of Mr. and Mrs. ED MCCUAN, died last Thursday morning. He was about 2 ½ years old.
Mr. JACKSON, an old time citizen of Woodville, died Sunday morning and was buried at the Woodville cemetery, by the side of his wife. He leaves two children, Miss SUSIE and GUY JACKSON.
Negro Killed at Aylesworth
JOHN CONNELLY alias JOHN DICKSON, HENRY DICKSON, and W. A. THOMAS were jailed, charge with killing JAMES RUTH, a negro in the employ of M. O. CARDEN of near Aylesworth on his ranch. The negro and JOHN CONNELLY had hot words while at work in the field… The next morning, Friday, the three defendants, DALLAS WALLACE, another white man employed by Carden, Ruth, and a negro boy about 14 years old were getting hulls out of a hull house in sacks…Ruth was attacked by three or four men. After the fight, CONNELLY, DICKSON, THOMAS and WALLACE went to their breakfast, leaving the body of Ruth. The negro boy ran and reported the tragedy to his father. …All four white men were transients on the Carden ranch.
ROBERT R. RAMEY, age 24, employed as brakeman on the Chicago 7 Northwestern RR, was killed Monday morning near the water tank in this village. …He had only been working as a brakemen for six weeks and was unfamiliar with the movement of trains. Mr. Ramey made his home with EDWARD SALMS of 310 N. Hamlin St., Chicago. He has three brothers and two sisters living near Dimmit, Texas where the body was sent for burial. From the Barrington Review, Barrington, Iowa. Mr. Ramey was a brother of Mrs. J. O. MINTER.
Thursday, February 29, 1912
Here and There
Aunt JANE TUSSEY / TUSSY of Woodville was in town Tuesday. Aunt Jane is getting old but is holding her own.
Delinquent Tax List
P. C. MCGHEE, $1.08.
Thursday, March 7, 1912
Last Sunday afternoon, the remains of Mrs. ELLA KEYS were brought from Fort Worth, Texas, to Madill, for interment. Funeral services at the Christian Church Sunday 3 p.m. were conducted by Elder T. H.MATHESON. Mrs. Keys had been a member of the Christian Church for years. The body was laid to rest at Oakland-Madill cemetery.
D. W. ‘DAVE’ VANN for sheriff; born at Willis, Jan. 8, 1868; same year, his parents moved to Webber Falls, Cherokee Nation where they lived until 12 years ago, moved back to Woodville.
The Madill Times corrected an article from the Oklahoma about the child who grew cotton and won third prize in the state. The child was not a little girl as reported in the Oklahoman, but a 17 year old robust young man, JEWELL WILKERSON of Marshall County.
The son of Mrs. AMELIA STEEL died from meningitis and was buried at the Woodville cemetery Feb. 25, 1912.
Thursday, March 14, 1912
Here and There
Miss ELIZABETH SMITH of Butte City, Montana, youngest sister of Uncle BUCK SMITH, is visiting Uncle Buck and her nieces, Mrs. CLIFF LOVE and Mrs. H. B. WIGGS.
O.F. CLARK of Lebanon sold to SPERRY & MOSS and will move to Weldon, Texas, his old home.
Wallace in Jail
Sheriff W. C. GRAY came from Aylesworth with J. W. WALLACE, jailed on being implicated in the murder of the man who killed west of Shay Sunday night. Wallace was in the possession of the wagon and mules which the three men had at Kingston Saturday evening before the killing. His story runs like this: T. R. BARNES, the man who was killed, HARR WALLACE, C. F. TAYLOR and Taylor’s wife all left in the wagon from where they were cutting wood east of Aylesworth Saturday morning to go to Kingston. There, some would take the train for Texas. He says two young men, WALLACE and TAYLOR, came back Sunday with the wagon and team, but he did not what had become of Barnes… HARRY WALLACE is a cousin of his, age 31 years old. Taylor is 24 years old and married…
Thursday, March 21, 1912
Murderers Make Confession
JOHN WALLACE, HARRISON WALLACE and C. F. TAYLOR, who were arrested last Thursday on suspicion of being the ones who killed the man whose body was found and partly covered in a little gully, are now in the Ardmore jail. The prisoners were taken to the Carter County jail by Sheriff GRAY and Deputies GRIDER and GLENN….Mob violence was talked very strongly…. These three men, JOHN WALLACE, who is about 34 years old and family camped near Aylesworth near Glasses Creek and Wallace was engaged in cutting wood and clearing land. J. B. BARTON, the murdered man, TAYLOR and young Wallace had been there with them for some time. Barton had a team and wagon, hauling. It was planned by Taylor and two Wallaces that Barton with Taylor and the Wallaces would go to the Willis ferry on Red River to get whiskey, and there Taylor and Wallace would kill Barton and divide Barton’s money. … got about $25. 10 …. Taylor is about 24 or 25 years old and married. HARRISON WALLACE is about 19 or 20 years old and single. The body of J. B. Barton was buried at Kingston cemetery Monday.
BRYANT M. HARPER for County Weigher
..Mr. Harper was born in Smith County, Texas but came to this section 22 years ago, when he was only 15 years old. For 14 years he lived in the Willis community and past 8 years has lived in the Rabon community.
At Roswell, New Mexico, March 12, 1912, CHARLES M. BOWLIN died. He was 40 years old and lived within Marshall County most of life. At age of 27, he married Miss MAGGIE DURHAM; three children were born, two living. He leaves his wife, children, father, mother, four brothers and three sisters. His remains were shipped from Roswell, accompanied by his wife, children, and brother BERT BOWLIN, arriving in Madill and taken to his father’s home. Sunday funeral services were conducted byRev. NICHOLS of Madill and interment in the Archerd cemetery…
GRACIE NEAL, little two year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. NEAL, died last Thursday. Interment was in the Madill-Oakland cemetery Friday. Rev. A. JEFF DAVIS officiated. Death was caused by a peanut going down the child’s windpipe into the bronchial tubes.
Z. T. ALLSUP, father of W. L. ALLSUP, died Wednesday and will be buried in Madill-Oakland cemetery this afternoon. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. A. JEFF DAVIS at W. J. YOUNG’S residence in south Madill. He was 76 years old.
The seniors of Madill high school with Miss BUTLER as chaperone boarded the train for Kinlock for a day’s outing, taken to the E. A. MUNDY ranch. Attending were Misses BUTLER, DEWITT, ROGERS, JONES, SHOOK, JENKINS and Messrs. REID, FULTON, BLAYLOCK, CARTER and DRAPER.
Convalescing: Mrs. J. M. GUMM; Mrs. ROSS HOLLINGSWORTH.
Thursday, April 4, 1912
Child Stricken with Meningitis Dies
At the home of Mr. and Mrs. TOM TAYLOR near Linn, little OLLIE MOORE died April 2. He had been sick with meningitis.
MARVIN KING, forgery, plead guilty, 18 months at state reform school at Granite.
JOHN CONNELLY, W. A. THOMPSON, and HENRY DIXION plead not guilty to killing a negro at Aylesworth some time back.
JOHN WALLACE, HARRISON WALLACE and C. F. TAYLOR, charged with killing Barton, were brought from Ardmore and plead not guilty.
Sheriff: CHARLES S. GRIDER; W. A. ‘BUD’ WHEELER, D. W. ‘DAVE’ VANN, A. E. MUNDY.
JIM HANNON is improving from meningitis.
RALPH SWATSEL and wife of near Milburn are with their sick brother, OLLIE MOORE.
WILLIAM BROYLES and family visited their daughter Mrs. BESSIE KIRBY near Madill.
JOHN WILHART of Durant visited his sister Mrs. R. L. STOUT.
Miss PEARL SMITH, assistant teacher, visited family at Sherman.
CHARLES STEWART and ED FOWLER had business at Aylesworth.
ED GRAY and wife of Cumberland visited his brothers WALLY and CHARLES.
Thursday, April 11, 1912
GEORGE L. SNEED for County Attorney
He was born, reared, and partially educated in the county about 11 miles south of Nashville, Tennessee. He attended the Battle Ground Academy at Franklin, Tenn., later completed the law course at the Cumberland University at Lebanon, Tenn., received the degree L.L.B. there in 1905.
ELLA HERNDON sued sheriff W. C. GRAY, county attorney J. O. MINTER, deputy sheriff CHARLES GRIDER and sheriff PAT MURPHEY of Coal County for $6000 for placing her in jail in Coalgate overnight…
Thursday, April 18, 1912
VERNON HILDERBRAND of Durant and Miss MYRTLE DUNAHOO were united in marriage at the home of the bride’s mother, by Rev. J. W. ROGERS.
TOM THOMPSON and Miss DAISY STANLEY, both of Rabon community, were married at Sherman, Texas, Sunday afternoon.
Here and There
GEORGE L. HAWKINS, who has for years lived in Oakland and rented land, has bought a farm west of Madill some four miles, 280 acres.
R. H. FREEMAN, who has lived in Madill for some years, moved to Dallas.
Thursday, April 25, 1912
A Good Woman Gone
In Woodville, last Sunday morning, April 21, Mrs. ELIZA USREY/ USSERY died. She was stricken with meningitis Thursday afternoon while she was at the bedside of a sick friend. Her sister was called and medical aid summoned. She was born Aug. 6, 1861 in Grayson County, Texas and was raised here. She was married Jan. 11, 1875. She and her husband moved to Indian Territory in a early day. To them were born ten children, seven living, four sons and three daughters. Her husband died several years ago, leaving her to care and train the family of growing children. .. She became a Christian in 1898. The remains were laid to rest Sunday afternoon near Kingston. Funeral services were conducted by Elder WILLIAMS of Gunter.
Docket for district court:
A.C. EDGMON, C. S. DUNCAN, MARY COOPER vs. Town of Madill; LOUISA HAYS vs. JOE BROWN et al; C. H. COCHRAN vs. J. P. REIRDON; HATTIE MOORE vs. E. A. SHARP; ZORA GUY vs. T. J. GUY; estate of J. J. BRADY; SAM MCKENZIE vs. V. GAYLE et al; JOHN WALLACE, JOHN CONNELLY, D. T. WOOTON, CLAUDIE REIRDON vs. D. T. WOOTEN; EASTMAN HARTWICK.
The death angel took Mrs. ELIZA USERY, one of the best women in the town. She was visiting Mrs. W. S. HENRY, who had been very sick, and was taken ill. ..On the way to the funeral at the Knobs east of Kingston, a buggy driven by Mrs. JAMES HOWARD overturned with Mrs. Howard, Mrs. L M. WATERSON and Mrs. JOHN CHRISTIAN. Mrs. Waterson had a broken arm and the others badly shaken up. Mrs. Waterson was taken to the home of HARVEY MCDUFFEE and has yet to be brought home.
Little OSCAR RAINS, 8 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. JNO. RAINS, died April 12, 1912, sick about 36 hours with meningitis. The remains were taken to Mannsville for burial.
Mrs. EMMA SMITH died at her home near Linn April 9, 1912. She was stricken with meningitis. She leaves a husband, four children, her mother and a sister.
Mrs. WILLIAM ARCHERD left for Burneyville to visit her sick brother WESLEY BURNEY.
Thursday, May 2, 1912
With the Farmers
W. A. HORTON of the Linn community was preparing to plant 10 acres of popcorn.
C. C. MAYO of near Cumberland is almost an ideal farmer, believes in diversifying his crops.
W. P. JACKS, two miles north of town, had a splendid farm and a fine location.
Among the newcomers are R. B. GRIFFIN and W. T. STEWART. They live north of town and both came from Texas. Mr. Griffin bought the old GUY KEEL place. Mrs. JOHNSON of Hugo, his wife’s mother, is visiting them. Mr. Stewart came last fall from Texas.
THEO. WILSON, who has bought at a farm in the same community, is from Texas and is a good farmer, his second year.
Thursday, May 9, 1912
A Noble Woman Gone
Grandma Reid of Lebanon died Sunday, May 5. Monday afternoon, a large concourse of people gathered at the church at Lebanon to attend the funeral services, then buried at the cemetery. Mrs. LULA WELCH REID was born in Rutherford County, Tennessee, Feb. 14, 1836. She married J. T. REID, who survives her, in 1859 and moved to Arkansas where they lived until 18 years ago when they moved to Lebanon. Eleven children were born, seven of whom are living, five sons and two daughters. Dr. J. E. REID of Madill, JOE REID and FRED REID of Lebanon, FELIX REID of Imperial, California; Mrs. FURGUSON of Guymon and Miss SALLIE REID of Lebanon (fifth son unnamed in item). Grandma Reid professed faith in Christ age 34 and lived, unselfish life.
Enter Pleas of Guilty to Murder
C. F. TAYLOR and HARRISON WALLACE, charged with murder of J. B. BARTON in March, entered pleas of guilty. … generally conceded to be sentenced to 99 years of hard labor… Harrison Wallace broke down, only 18 years old. His father of Bee in Bryan County was present. …JOHN WALLACE tried last week, found guilty by jury, sentenced to 99 years in the pen.
HENRY DIXION, charged with killing a negro on the CARDON ranch near Aylesworth in February, was tried and acquitted by jury. W. A. THOMAS and JOHN CONNELLY will be tried on same charge Friday and Saturday.
Thursday, May 23, 1912
Wednesday, May 15, Mrs. E. M. TARPLEY died after a few days with pneumonia and jaundice. Mr. and Mrs. Tarpley have resided here four orfive years. She was a consistent member of the Baptist church at Rollins. Funeral services were held at the Rollins church by Rev. J. B. BROWN and burial at Rollins cemetery.
GUY SHAW, only son of Mr. and Mrs. HENRY SHAW, was born at Lebanon June 11 (year blurred0 and died May 14, 1912. He had been at work in the oil field at Oil City, La. On May 13 he fell from a derrick which resulted in his death the 14th. His brother CHARLES SHAW was with him and brought his body home to Oakland for interment. Funeral services were conducted by T. H. MATHESON.
Thursday, May 30, 1912
BILL WILLIS Shot and Killed
Late last Saturday night as BILL WILLIS and JOHN ARCHERD were passing through Kingston in a buggy en route home from Denison, they were encountered by RUSSELL THOMPSON, city marshal of Kingston, who had been informed they were transporting intoxicants into Oklahoma. In making the arrest, fire arms were bought into use which resulted in the death of WILLIS, who bore the name of being a bootlegger. John Archer was placed under $1000 bond, charged with attempt to manslaughter.
Died at Linn
Death claimed Mrs. MARY E. MARTIN. Mrs. Martin was born in Georgia in 1854 and in Sept. 1872, was married to JOHN MARTIN, to which eleven children were born, seven of whom survive. Mr. Martin died six years ago. Mrs. Martin had been sick about two months and no medical aid seem to reach here. Mrs. Martin had lived at Linn 19 years.
Thursday, June 6, 1912
Death Angel Visits Montgomery Home
Little ELIZABETH, 18 months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. T. MONTGOMERY, died Tuesday evening.
Thursday, June 20, 1912
Triple Tragedy at Willis
Last Saturday morning a telephone message from Willis to officers in Madill that some parties had been killed there Friday night. County attorney J. O. MINTER and sheriff W. C. GRAY left for Willis and found WILEY JONES in last throes of death from poisoning from strychnine. They found Jones got enraged the previous evening over some school matter in the community and in company with a neighbor boy, who he compelled to go with him, went to the home of GEORGE BOWLES and shot him four times in the back. Bowles ran a short distance and fell dead. His body was found the next morning. Then Jones and the boy went to the home of BOB NOLEN, and called Nolen to the door. When Nolen opened the door, Jones told him he had come to kill him and shot Nolen. Then Nolen went to the home of HENRY BOURLAND and tried to get him to open his out to kill him, but failed. Saturday morning, Jones went the drug store and got strychnine, went to a neighbor’s home and phone to his wife that if she wanted to see him alive, come at once. Soon after she go there, Jones took the strychnine and lived a few hours.
Thursday, July 4, 1912
JIM PEOPLES Killed
Last Saturday afternoon, the people at the picnic at Vandervort Park and in town were thrown into flurry by the shooting of JIM PEOPLES by JOE. B. HARDWICK. During the afternoon, the two men were drinking heavily and passed hot words and threats. Jim Peoples carried an open knife and made threats to settle with Joe B. Hardwick… Hardwick drew a pistol and shot Peoples… Hardwick is in jail. The body of Peoples was taken to Cliff for burial.
Thursday, August 15, 1912
Mrs. Williams Dies at Daughter’s Home
Tuesday evening, Mrs. S. A. WILLIAMS died at the home of her daughter Mrs. T. D. THOMPSON, south of town. On Wednesday, the remains, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Thompson, were taken to McKinney, Texas for burial.
Thursday, August 22, 1912
Last Sunday morning, a few relatives and friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. W NULL of near Grantham to witness the marriage of Miss BESSIE NULL, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Null, to FRANK MCCOMISH, of Grantham. Rev. W. F. NICHOLS of Madill officiated.
W. L. STRANGE died at a sanitarium at Sherman, Texas this morning, underwent an operation for appendicitis.
Marietta, Aug. 20: The first bale of cotton for the season was marked here by H. C. JONES, raised on a farm 2 ½ miles northwest of Marietta.
From the County Commissioners Court
BYRD PATE was paid by the county for a coffin of pauper, NELLIE FACTOR.
BEN DUFFEE was paid for a wolf scalp.
Mrs. H. E. DAVIDSON died in south Madill, Tuesday afternoon, after a short illness. The remains were interred in South Madill cemetery Wednesday. She was 26 years old and leaves her husband and three small children, one an infant only a few days old; her father and mother. Mr. and Mrs. Davidson moved last spring from Ardmore.
W. H. YEW of Powell brought in the first bale of cotton.
Mrs. RUBY COOK’S baby died Sunday and was buried in the Woodville cemetery Monday afternoon. Mrs. ASBERRY SMITH of Story, Mr. Lewis and Mr. Ruby of Madill attended the funeral.
Thursday, September 5, 1912
Marriage Licenses: J. R. GILLILAND 50 of Stratford and Mrs. LAURA J. GABRIEL 41 of Mannsville; E. P. SCHNEIDER 25 and Mss LORA REID 23 both of Madill.
VIOLA LYNN died Saturday morning at the Sherman sanitarium, underwent an operation for appendicitis Friday. The remains were brought to Oakland and interred in the Oakland cemetery Sunday afternoon. Funeral services were conducted by Elder T. H. MATHESON.
E.R. SCRIBNER of the Powell community brought the eighth bale of cotton here.
Man. Wife and Baby Shot at Ranch
Last Saturday afternoon, a shooting occurred on Glasses Creek at old E Ranch place in which a man named BOON / BOONE, wife and child were all wounded. Boon was moving through the country and stopped his team in the road and walked some 200 or 300 yards where oats had been threshed and sacked. Boon shouldered a sack of oats and was taking it to his wagon when he was called by three men to drop the sack but paid no attention to the command. A shot was fired at him, he dropped the sack and ran to the wagon, got his shotgun and returned fire… the three men went back to the house and returned with arms and overtook the wagon, firing into the wagon, Boon with a severe wound, slight wounds to his wife and child. Medical aid was sought as soon as they got to a house. Constable COFFEE of Kingston and constable MOORE of Aylesworth were on the scene. H. E. HAWTHORN, E. A. BENTON and A.T. HATCHER, who did the shooting, were place on $5000 bonds.
Thursday, September 12, 1912
W. T. BARRY Dead
W. T. BERRY died at the Sherman sanitarium Wednesday morning….The remains were bought to Madill Wednesday afternoon. Funeral services were held at the family residence by J. W. ROGERS of the Methodist Church, assisted by A. S. EGGNER of the Presbyterian Church. The remains were laid to rest in the South Madill cemetery. He was 37 years, 4 months, 29 days old. Mr. Barry had lived in this community some 15 or 16 years. He is survived by his wife, his father and brothers and sisters.
Rev. A. JEFF DAVIS of the Madill Baptist Church officiated the wedding of WORLEY LYNN and Miss ELLA JONES lat Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. WILLIE LYNN, about four miles west of Madill. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. JONES of Weaverton. Mr. Lynn is the son of a prominent farmer, E. B LYNN, also of Weaverton.
A.L. GANT 23 and Miss ORA SULLIVAN, 21 both of Madill.
J. F. YOW 50 of Powell and Mrs. MATTIE ALLEN 40 of Willis.
W. B. LYNN 20 and Miss ELLA JONES 20 both of Madill.
BEN KELLEY 31 of Madill and Mrs. CLEVE SHEPHARD 24 of Madill.
ED LONG 28 and Mrs. CLEMMIE NOLEN 30 both of Willis.
Thursday, September 19, 1912
OLIVER WILKERSON 18 and Miss NINA BENNETT 17 both of Madill.
W. L. DANIEL 19 and Miss T. M. MCGARR 18 both of Woodville.
R. T. PERRYMAN 26 and Miss BESSIE JACKSON 18 both of Madill.
W. M. JOHNSON 38 and Miss DELLA WILLIAMS 23 both of Madill.
MONROE TARPLY 18 and Miss OZIE HEAD 18 both of Simpson.
ANDREW LEE 30 and Miss DILLIE BROWN 19 both of Oakland.
B. G. MULLENS of the Isom Springs community was in town. He has been living in Isom Springs for many years. He has rented land for 26 years. Now he has bought a farm on the Texas side of Red River and will move his family there.
Thursday, October 3, 1912
Boy Trapped in Wreck of Train
Ardmore, Sept. 30: One unknown man dead, two persons, one said to be a boy of 8 years, are pinned under the debris from a southbound Santa Fe train going into a ditch 3 miles north of Ardmore. .. The boy says his name is BENNIE HALE and lives at Cedar Hill, Okla. The man gives his name as KERMIT ROACH of Wynnewood.
Little ANNIE MAE GWALTNEY, 13 months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. F. GWALTNEY, died Sunday morning and buried Sunday afternoon in the South Madill cemetery.
J. C. WILLIAMS 26 of Shawnee and Miss ODIA RAY 16 of Simpson.
TOM STOVALL 23 of Lancaster, Texas, and Miss FANNIE RORIE 18 of Madill.
R. C. YOUNGBLOOD 22 of Beard, Texas, and Miss IDA YOW 18 of Powell.
W. T. HIGGANBOTHAM 22 and Miss IDA MCGILL 15 both of Tishomingo.
Thursday, October 24, 1912
W. H. BROYELS and W. T. RUFFAKER of Linn were here for a coffin for J. P. RUSHING, who died Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Rushing had been in ill health for the past 2 or 3 years, died of tuberculosis. He lived at Linn the past 18 years. The remains will be interred in the Linn cemetery. Rev. W. F. NICHOLS will conduct the funeral services.
A Good Woman Gone
Mrs. S. A. LAWRENCE died Oct. 17 at the home of her son W. H. LAWRENCE. The funeral service was held at the Baptist Church Saturday by her pastor, Rev. A. JEFF DAVIS of Madill. She was buried in the South Madill cemetery. Mrs. Lawrence was born in Georgia April 27, 1836, being 76 years old. She married HARDY H. LAWRENCE in 1866. There were six children, all sons, were born, four living. W. H. LAWRENCE of Madill, W. C. LAWRENCE of Paris, Texas, L. P. LAWRENCE of Elk City, and A. JUDSON LAWRENCE of Sherman, Texas. There are four sister and one brother also survive. After her husband’s death in 1898, she made her home with her son, W. H. LAWRENCE of Madill. She was a devout member of the Baptist Church for 60 years.
Thursday, November 14, 1912
F. E. UNDERWOOD died last Friday. He was one of the leading merchants here. He was buried at South Madill cemetery Sunday afternoon. Card of thanks from Mrs. CARRIE UNDERWOOD.
Card of thanks from Mr. and Mrs. A. T. EVANS and Mr. and Mrs. W. G. DRAPER for the death of their little darling, MIRIAM ALICE EVANS.
Resolutions of respect from the Madill Rebekah Lodge for NETTIE HENSHAW. Signed by ALICE MONROE, FANNIE TRAMMELL, CLEMMIE TIPPET.
C. V. ARCHER and Miss ELSIE BLALOCK were married Sunday afternoon at the Methodist parsonage, Rev. J. V. ROGERS officiating.
E. H. LINN of Oakland and Miss AGNES DILLINGHAM of Madill were quietly married last Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. MYRTLE RORIE vs. W. C. GRAY. Mr. Rorie is suing Mr. Gray for $5000 damages for the killing of WILL RORIE by a Mr. REID, a man whom Mr. Gray had appointed special deputy during the show day in 1911, resulted in hung jury.
GEORGE T. UNDERWOOD of Nashville, Tenn., and Mrs. WILLIAM CARDWELL of Granite, Okla., brother and sister of the deceased F. E. UNDERWOOD, were in city Sunday attending the funeral services.