The Sulphur Times-Democrat
Sulphur, Murray Co., Oklahoma
Thursday, June 5, 1941
BENJAMIN S. TALLANT, age 75, who was born in Ireland on February 4, 1866, died at his home at 506 West 10th St. last Thursday after an illness of a week. Tallant came to American at the age of three years. He spent most of his early life in Texas but lived in Murray County for the last years. He was a member of the Baptist Church. Four daughters survive, Mesdames I. A. KENNEDY of Sulphur, T. J. TEEL and J. W. QUICK both of Purcell, and ANGIE MONK of Tamo, Arkansas. Funeral services were at the Dunn Funeral Home chapel Friday with Rev. E. F. GREEN, Sulphur Baptist minister, officiating. Pallbearers were SIM POTTS, JOHNPOTTS, JOHN WADE, JIM STANDFORD, JOE MADEWELL, and LOYD CHAFFIN. Interment was at Scullin cemetery.
The Platt Barber Shop moved to 106 W. Muskogee, next door to the Sulphur Daily News. Operated by barbers BILL HILL and OLLIE RAPER, the shop was near the Sulphur Dry Goods.
Word was received in SulphurMonday of the death of JEFF ALLEN, former resident and brother of Mrs. GRACE MOORE of this city. Allen died Sunday night after a brief illness at his home in Boynton where he was postmaster for the past eight years. Mrs. Moore left for Boynton in Muskogee County to attend the funeral this afternoon.
The Piggly-Wiggly grocery store was bought by HOYAL BYARS form OTIS CROELY, owner for the past five years.
RICHARD LABLUE was sentenced to 8 years for cattle theft. A. L. STEWART was fined for drunken driving. A charge of gambling nuisance was dismissed against DAN WILLIAMS. DOYLE PARROTT, co-defendant with Williams, is already serving a year on the charge.
Brewers Attend Funeral of Nephew
WILLIS BREWER, age 23, nephew of T. C. BREWER,who died last Thursday at his home at Winnsboro, Texas, was buried Friday at the Winnsboro cemetery. He was the son of E. B. BREWER, local auto dealer’s brother. Mr. and Mrs. T. C. BREWER and little nephew THOMAS RAY MCAFEE attended the funeral.
The heirs of JAMES THOMAS CHAPMAN, deceased, enrolled Chickasaw Indian of 3/8 blood, Roll No. 4312, and SUSAN CHAPMAN, deceased, Chickasaw Roll No. 4309, and EDWARD CHAPMAN, deceased, Chickasaw Roll NO. 4310….that SUSAN CHAPMAN was the only heir of JAMES THOMAS CHAPMAN, and that T. J. CHAPMAN, ELLEN SMITH, J. N. CHAPMAN and EDWARD CHAPMAN were the only heirs of SUSAN CHAPMAN and that T. J. CHAPMAN was the sole heir of EDWARD CHAPMAN.
Davis Farmer Dies
HENRY C. HUGGINS, age 57, Davis farmer, died Wednesday morning May 28 after a brief illness at his home a mile south of Davis. Funeral services were held at the family home last Thursday, Rev. W. L. LOWE of the Davis First Baptist Church officiating. Burial was at Green Hill cemetery. Huggins was born in Missouri and came to Oklahoma in 1927. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. MARY HUGGINS, and three sons, RAY, EUNICE and JEWELL, all of Davis.
Albert C. Bunch
ALBERT C. BUNCH, former Sulphur resident, passed away at an Ardmore hospital. Survivors include (bad print), Mrs. EMMY PARKER BUNCH. He was born Jan. 6, 1894 at Byars, Oklahoma where he spent his early life. In September 1917, he married EMILY PARKER of Sulphur and to this union, one son was born, A. B. BUNCH. The family lived here several years then moved to Sacramento, California where he resided the past 16 years. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Reicheson Funeral Home of Wilson. Services were scheduled to be held at Byars this afternoon. A sister, Mrs. R. E. DAVIS of Sacramento, arrived in Wilson to accompany the body to Byars for burial. The son A. B BUNCH was unable to attend because he was engaged in maneuvers with the 45th Division in Texas. Bunch is survived by his wife, Mrs. A. C. Bunch; his son A. B. Bunch, and his only sister Mrs. Davis, and a brother THOMAS T. BUNCH of Chicago.
Miss PANSY JO THOMPSON, Sulphur, believes in planning ahead, and because of this trait, she was able to receive her degree as a registered nurse Monday from Baylor hospital at Dallas, Texas. Several years ago she decided to become a nurse and began saving money.
Thursday, June 12, 1941
HILL BELCHER, age 27 to OLLIE MAE FREEMAN 18 both of Mill Creek.
BILL HIBBETT 21 and BILLYE DACUS 18 both of Oklahoma City.
COLLIE JAMES Jr. 23 and ARLENE MILLER 18 both of Sulphur.
CARL KENNEDY 22 of Wynnewood and JUANITA KAY JOHNSON 20 of Fox.
Former Resident Killed
CHARLES HIRAM MAXEY, former Sulphur resident, was killed at Alpine, Texas June 6 when he was working on a power line, making repairs. Maxey, son of Mr. and Mrs. FRED MAXEY, also formerly of this city, was 31 and born in Sulphur. ..Maxey is survived by his widow, his mother, and a sister Mrs. L. B. MENIELE of Texon.
Mrs. W. C. SLOAN of Roff celebrated her 69th birthday when all her children and grandchildren honored her at a party, June 8. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. A. S. SLOAN, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. CALDWELL of Rolf, Mr. and Mrs. FLOYD BELLER of Pauls Valley, Mr. and Mrs. J. O. BRYANT of Seminole, Mr. and Mrs. T. A. WHITSETT and family of Hickory, and Mrs. J. M. WHITCHEL of Sulphur. Mr. and Mrs. Sloan have 22 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. All attended except three grandsons and the great-grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. LESTER SCOTT had a family reunion with 61 present in Wynnewood. Surnames in list: PAYNE, CAMPBELL, BRANDSTATT, PEARSON, SCOTT, BREWER, VEAVERS, HICKMAN, WOODSIDE, AMMIGONS, MACKEY.
Thursday, June 19, 1941
Rev. GRADY LAMBERT, former Scullin resident, after preaching at the homecoming, visited Sulphur, now at Enid, recalled he used to drive a ‘horse’ taxi in these parts.
A son, named Burl Allen Jr., was born to Mr. and Mrs. OSCAR PEVETO Saturday morning at their residence, 1223 West Oklahoma.
FRED PRIMROSE, age 46, of near Fort Arbuckle died last week. Funeral services were held in Davis last week. Primrose is survived by his wife; six children, Mrs. A. D. HAYS and Mrs. E. C. REESE of Wynnewood; Miss CLAUDINE, JOE RAY, CHARLES and JIMMY of the home; his mother Mrs. L. E. PRIMROSE of Oklahoma City, five sisters and one brother.
A baby girl, named ANNA LAYCE, was born to Mr. and Mrs. LEON PRINCE Friday morning. The mother is the former Miss AILEEN KIRBY of Sulphur.
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. GOFFE are expected to arrive home from a two weeks visit with relatives in Wilson, Salina and other points in Kansas, and in Kansas City, Missouri. They were called to Wamego, Kansas today to attend the funeral of Mrs. Goffe’s aunt, Mrs. MAUDE BRILLS who died suddenly in California.
GUSSIE BRADSHAW vs R. J. BRADSHAW, divorce granted.
GLADYS PARKER vs J. N. PARKER, foster child restored to plaintiff, foster mother.
Mrs. WYNONA ELLISTON WEDDLE announced the birth of a son, ROY DON, born at the Rose Clinic last night.
Word of Mrs. Berry’s Death
Word of the death of Mrs. DELBERT BERRY, age 27, for two years a resident of Sulphur, was received by Mr. and Mrs. ARVIN EDSON. Her home was in Muskogee but she died in Bartlesville. Funeral services were held at the Moore Funeral Home in Bartlesville. The Berrys lived here when Mr. Berry was a salesman for the Kraft Cheese company.
Thursday, July 3, 1941
GEORGE NOWELL 24 and CATHERINE PARKS 18 both of Wynnewood
CHARLES THOMAS 23 and OLLIE MORRIS 23 both of Lawton.
ARTHUR BEAVER 21 and ESTELLE WILLIAMS 19 both of Sulphur.
VERNON WAYNE WYLIE 21 and NOWENE CHAPMAN 21 both of Sulphur.
ROBERT M. CLIFTON 21 and LILLIE WILLINGHAM 21 both of Marietta.
GEORGE D. WEEKS 25 of Dallas and JESSIE ALINE WITNER 22 of Ada.
Funeral services for THOMAS VESTER SMITH, age 68, were held Tuesday afternoon at the Dunn Funeral Home chapel with Rev. ROBERT S. SCALES of the First Baptist Church officiating. Smith died Saturday after a year of bad health. He was born November 12, 1872 in Alabama. Interment was at Oak Lawn Cemetery.
Col. D. C. MITCHELL, well known auctioneer, died at Norman Monday and was buried Tuesday afternoon at the Wanette. About two months ago, Mitchell became ill and was taken to Norman for treatment. He made his home at Roff and Sulphur.
Gov. FLOYD MAYTUBBY of the Oklahoma Chickasaw nation, addressed the Indian basket dinner meeting at Bromide Springs Saturday with about 200 attending. Master of ceremony was HOLMES COLBERT of Murray County….A musical program was planned by ABEL BROWN and included a quartet by Misses EDITH and LORENE PETTIGREW and EDITH and FRANCES SCALEY, all of Davis, numbers by DONALD ROY BROWN, accompanied by Miss FAYE BROWN of Davis. Older men of the tribes were introduced.
FRED HUFFINE of Wynnewood, is one of five graduates from Oklahoma & Texas A. & M. colleges with army reserve commissions as second lieutenants, now on active duty at Camp Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas. Those beginning a year of active duty are Huffine, NORMAN S. HORNER of Oklahoma City, MARVIN V. GUMM of Cushing, THOMAS HARBOUR HOCKER of Enid and IRA JASPER HOLLOMAN of Frederick.
Rites for Mrs. Buchanan
Funeral services for Mrs. LEONA BUCHANAN, long a Murray County resident, were this morning at the Frier Funeral Home chapel with Rev. A. A. HARMAN officiating. Mrs. Buchanan died Sunday at the home of a daughter in Arkansas City, Kansas. She was visiting there. Pallbearers were MARVIN STEPHENS, MACE HERNDON Jr., FRANK BLEDSOE, LEWIS BUCHANAN, BRYAN LATTIMORE and MOODY LATTIMORE.
LAWTON HILL, who is recovering from several months illness in a Fort Sill hospital, arrived to visit his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. W. S. GRIFFITHS of the Gilsonite community. Then he will join his U. W. Army company at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri.
Mr. and Mrs. ALBERT LANNOM and little son ROBERT KENT of Durant visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. LANNOM and family of 1124 West Tahlequah, and Mr. and Mrs. J. E. CLEVELAND and family of 1324 West Wyandotte Ave.
Mr. and Mrs. JOE JOHNSTON and infant son WILLIAM KING left to attend a family reunion at Clarksville, Arkansas.
Mrs. J. A. RAMSEY was confined with an illness. She is at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. LITTLETON of 1412 West First St.
Mr. and Mrs. E. R.LANNOM visited Mr. and Mrs. TAYLOR WALKER at Turner Falls. The Walkers are caretakers of the Methodist assembly grounds there.
C. D. Hicks
Funeral services for CLYDE D. HICKS Jr. were held at the First Christian Church in Sulphur. His death came early Wednesday morning after a long illness. Rev. A. A. HARMAN officiated. Dunn Funeral Home had charge.
Thursday, July 10, 1941
Mr. and Mrs. O. T. SELBY of Sulphur Oklahoma School for the Deaf were injured in a car wreck at Lubbock, Texas July 4 while they were returning from visiting a daughter, Mrs. CALVIN DARNALL at Roswell, New Mexico.They arrived in Sulphur after being in a Lubbock hospital.
Rites for Stephenson Boy
Funeral services were held Tuesday for LOUIS HENDERSON STEPHENSON, age 17, of near Nebo, who died Monday night from pneumonia. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. H. STEPHENSON of Nebo community.Louis Henderson Stephenson was born in Hansford County, Texas April 15, 1924 and spent his early life there. He came to Murray County about 3 ½ years ago. Rev. ROBERT S. SCALES of the First Baptist Church officiated. Interment was at Drake cemetery arranged by Dunn Funeral Home.
City and county officers raided local residents and caught LEONARD DUNLAP, JIM WILKERSON and GENE WILKERSON with liquor.
Dies at Veterans Hospital
J. R. HANNON of Hobart died at the Veterans Hospital Sunday about noon. He had been at the hospital since March. It is expected his funeral will be at Hobart.
CLYDE DEFORDE HICKS, son of C. D. and PEARL HICKS, was born at Wayne, Oklahoma December 6, 1927 and departed this life July 2, 1941 at Sulphur. He came with his parents to Sulphur November 26, 1933. He leaves his father and stepmother, Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Hicks of Sulphur, two brothers, BOYD ERNEST HICKS of Oklahoma City, FRANCES(?print) PAULINE HICKS of Sulphur and BRYON HICKS of Sulphur. He was a member of the First Baptist Church….
Mrs. IWANNAH D. OWENS of Sulphur has three oil paintings chosen for display at the art exhibit of the Minnesota State Fair at Minneapolis. She has been taking lessons from the Federal Art School in Minneapolis.
J. H. HENSON of the Oklahoma School for the Deaf.
BETTY ABSTON of Davis.
RAY DENSLOW of the Turner Ranch.
JERRY RHOADES of Mill Creek.
FRANK LACK and NELLIE JO WARREN, both for tonsil remoal.
Mrs. LEWIS GARNER of Panola.
Thursday, July 17, 1941
ROY WEST 21 of Santa Fe, Oklahoma (near Velma, Stephens Co.) and FRIEDA ROWE 18 of Velma.
MAHLON BENNETT 21 of Ravia and MADGE FOWLER 19 of Tribbey.
BILL HERNDON 21 of Sulphur and EVA BILBO 26 of Durant.
W. J. Allen
W. J. ALLEN, age 88, resident of Sulphur from 1906 to 1916, passed away at the home of a daughter, Mrs. J. W. WAMPLER at Tecumseh Sunday following a four month illness. Services were held at Beggs Tuesday afternoon and interment was at Rogers, Arkansas. Allen is survived by three sons, four daughters, 19 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. The sons are JACK ALLEN of Muskogee, BOB ALLEN of Morris, J. M. ALLEN of Earlsboro; the daughters are Mesdames GRACE MOORE of Sulphur, M. S. JOBE of Holdenville, L. J. KEER of Morris and Mrs. Wampler.
Abandonment of wife and child charges were filed by Mrs. WETZELL MAY against her husband, Wetzell May of Mannsville, Oklahoma.. He pleaded not guilty.
Rites for Mrs. Stafford
Services were Tuesday afternoon for Mrs. EDITH JEAN STAFFORD, age 25, of near Wynnewood who died Monday at a Norman hospital. Dunn Funeral Home ahd charge with burial at Iona cemetery. Mrs. Stafford was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. JOHN W. PARKS. She is survived by her parents, sisters and two brothers. Her husband preceded her in death. She was born March 29, 1914 at Ganaliel(?), Arkansas. Her father was born in what is now Murray County and spent most of his life in the Iona community.
G. A. WHITE, former long time Sulphur resident, is returning to Oklahoma. He left in 1932 for Aransas Pass, Texas. He formerly operated the White Café and filling station on 1st and Broadway.His farm is 47(?) miles west of Sulphur.
VOTAW minors vs E. M. HARRIS.
HATTIE RUSSELL vs HAROLD RUSSELL, restraining order.
EUNETA ELLIS vs RANDALL MONK, restraining order.
ALBERT STUBBLEFIELD vs GENE WIGGINS, county treasurer.
ETHEL CASTLEBERRY vs A. O. CASTLEBERRY, divorce granted.
DORINDA F. HILL vs Mrs. M. L. ELLIS
RICHARD LABLUE arrested for theft of 150 sacks of feed from Webb Feed Mil.
Thursday, July 24, 1941
Mangled bodies of two escaped inmates of the Pauls Valley Training School were found on the Santa Fe track between Davis and Wynnewood where ..two 16 year oldsyouths died. The boys were JIMMIE CARTHAGE and GEORGE KNIGHT both of Tulsa. (long description of the scene).
Services for Teacher
Funeral services were held for Miss LENORA BIBY at the Dougherty Methodist Church July 18. Reverend PUCKETT of Talihina officiated and Rev. M. F. BELL and his niece DELORES of Davis sang, accompanied by Mrs. M. F. BELL on the piano. Miss Biby was born at Sulphur February 2, 1907 and was reared in Murray County, graduated from Dougherty highs chool, attended Murray college at Tishomingo and East Central Teachers College at Ada. Miss Biby taught at Koller, Scullin, Dougherty and was a member of the Dougherty faculty when her health began to fail. She entered the state sanitorium at Talihina… returning to her home, spent the last months with her father, J. S. BIBY. Survivors include her father; five brothers, ROBERT BIBY and EDMOND BIBY of Dougherty, TWYMAN BIBY of Camp Barkeley, FRANK BIBY of Fort Bliss at El Paso, GRADY BIBY of Chickasha, and three sisters, Mrs. W. F. GROOMER, and Misses DE ELTA and MARY JO BIBY, all of Chickasha.
Services for Donald Skelton
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon for DONALD DEE SKELTON, 21, who died Saturday in a Clinton hospital, at the Dunn Funeral Home chapel. Rev. ROBERT S. SCALES of the First Baptist Church officiated and pallbearers were classmates of Hickory high school. Skelton is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. SKELTON of Hickory, three sisters, Mrs. RUBY DAVIS, MAXINE and NELLIE SKELTON all of Sulphur. He graduated from Hickory high school and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sulphur. Interment was at Oak Lawn cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. WILLARD SCAFF of Paoli announced the birth of a son born last Friday night. She is the former KETHA LANSFORD, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. JOE LANSFORD of the Iona community, born and reared in Murray County and attended the Hickory school.
Dr. R. W. MORTON is now a physician and surgeon on the Sulphur hospital staff and has an office on the second floor of the Farmers National Building. He is the son of Dr. E. L. MORTON of Hennepin.
C. H. MAKINS vs R. C. GREEN.
G. F. SCHULTE vs T. E. MOORE.
HATTIE RUSSELL vs HAROLD RUSSELL.
JUYD WYATT of Big Canyon.
DOROTHY MAE BLOOD of Ponca City, granddaughter of Dr. O. W. SPROUSE, to remove tonsils.
J. D. GODDARD of Pampa, Texas.
Mrs. W. L. REYNOLDS of Caddo, removal of tonsils.
LARRY WELLS of Duncan.
Thursday, July 31, 1941
Killed in Auto Accident
CECIL B. WRIGHT, age 44, former Sulphur resident, was killed late Friday evening at Stuart when his car left the road and turned over several times. He, former Murray County deputy treasurer, was currently employed as salesman for a Tulsa printing company. Funeral services were held at Shawnee Monday.According to report received by Mr. and Mrs. SAM VINEY, Wright’s brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Wright left Sulphur Friday for McAlester. His wife is living at Shawnee.
Sulphur vs RICHARD THOMAS SHEEGOG and the Standard Surety and Casulty Co. of New York, his bondsmen. City gets $7,924 in the suit.
KATHLEEN TULEY vs DAVE TULEY, divorce granted.
C. D. HICKS vs RHODA HICKS, divorce granted.
JOHN W. BLANTON et al vs M. W. HOLLAND et al
Funeral for Willard Birch
Funeral services for WILLARD BIRCH, age 36, were held at the Dunn Funeral Home chapel Tuesday with JACK CHAFFIN of the Church of Christ officiating. He died Sunday night of a heart attack at Drumwright.He was born December 6, 1904. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. ELLEN BIRCH of Drumwright; brothers JOHNNY and EMORY BIRCH of Drumright; BUSTER BIRCH of Oklahoma City, and sister Mrs. BEATRICE YOUNG of Drumright; uncles, L. B. and LEONARD BIRCH of Sulphur, I. R. BIRCH of Elmore City; aunts Mrs. H. H. HUDSON and Mrs. A. M. WADE of Sulphur and Mrs. NELL WADE of Dallas. His father died in 1912. Pallbearers were TRICE BIRCH, JACK BIRCH, ODELL BIRCH, ROLAND TANKERSLEY, FRANK LANDES and BERT WILLIAMS.
Mr. and Mrs. TOM JACK of 313 East Wynnewood in Sulphur have a new son born Monday noon at Rose clinic.
Mr. and Mrs. JESSE SMITH of Oklahoma City have a new son born in Oklahoma City last Thursday. Jesse is the son of Mr. and Mrs. F. M. SMITH of Smith’s Grocery. Mrs. Jesse Smith is the former BARBARA BRODERICK of Sulphur.
Long Time Resident Passes
JAMES MONROE WELCH, age 78, long time Murray County resident, died suddenly at his home near Joy school Tuesday morning. His funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Joy Consolidated School and interment at Wynnewood. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. SUSAN WELCH; two sons BERNIE WELCH of Wynnewood and JAMES WELCH of Maud.
Death at Duncan
H. W. BROADBENT, clerk of the Murray County draft board, went to Duncan Wednesday where his brother CHARLEY BROADBENT had died. He had been in failing health for several months. Before moving to Duncan three years ago, he had been in oil business at Walters.
Little was saved when the home of J. J. OWEN on Buckhorn Creek burned Tuesday night.
State vs EARL HERREN
Aetna Life Ins. Co. vs JOHN FITTS et al
CAREY LOMBARD YOUNG and co. vs JOHN FITTS et al
W. R. HENRY vs PEARLY FLYNN
SARAH BETH PARKER vs CLARENCE PARKER, stricken.
IVA LEE SHAW vs JAMES L. SHAW, stricken
VIOLET MOODY vs D. E MOODY, stricken
GENE WIGGINS, county treasurer vs CHIGLEY school district
IRENE INEZ GROUNDS vs LLOYD GROUNDS, stricken
C. D. HICKS vs RHODA HICKS, stricken
JOE WHEELER ALEXANDER vs GERALDINE ALEXANDER, divorce granted
Mrs. ZERRILL LINDSEY vs ZERRILL LINDSEY, motion for new trial.
B. B. MURRAY 56 and Mrs. JETTIE AGNES KELLEY 56 both of Davis.
O.D. PARKER 27of Ada and DORCAS MILLS 25 of Newkirk.
ROY LOVETT 22 of Mill Creek and MARIENA LITTLE 18 of Scullin.
T. A. SPEARS 212 of Mill Creek and MONA LEE BOND 18 of Connerville.
DOUGLAS RAY DODD 21 and EVA JEAN VANDEVER 18 both of Norman.
BILLY W. WILSON 19 and MARIE GOFORTH 17 both of Sulphur.
News Briefs by Miss MARY LEE GILLESPIE
Mr. and Mrs. RUDY GRIFFITHS, Mr. and Mrs. BUFORD MYERS and Mr. and Mrs. WELDON MYERS of Ardmore visited in Sulphur. Griffiths is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W.S. GRIFFITHS of the Gilsonite community.
JAMES ‘PINKIE’ BALLARD, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. V. BALLARD of 305 East Oklahoma Avenue, left for Oklahoma City to be sent to some field for the U. S. Air Corps which he joined.
Mr. and Mrs. B. E. GREEN of Shawnee visited their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. BUEL GREEN of 1424 West Muskogee.
Mrs. TOM CHAPMAN and young son BOBBY returned from visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. J. L. GILL at Erie, Pennsylvania. On their way home they visited her uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. TOM GILL at Cleveland, Ohio.
Mr. and Mrs. I. R. BIRCH and Mrs. ORVILLE BIRCH of Elmore City, Mr. and Mrs. LINDSAY BIRCH and family, LEONARD BIRCH and children JACK and HELEN JEAN of the Fairview community, Mrs. LONNIE HULSEY of Bowlegs, Mr. and Mrs. JOHNNY STEPHENS of Wewoka, Mrs. WALTER YOUNG of Shamrock, Mr. and Mrs. JOHNNY BIRCH and EMORY BIRCH of Drumright were among out of town relatives attending the funeral of WILLARD BIRCH of Drumright held here Tuesday. Birch was interred in the local cemetery by the side of his father who died 29 years ago.
Mrs. NELL WADE visited the home of her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. LEONARD BIRCH and family in the Fairview community.
Mr. and Mrs. BUD DUER and children MARY ANN and BONNIE GALE of Longview, Texas arrived to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. LEONARD BIRCH.
Mr. and Mrs. H. F. KAHLOR and daughters Misses EDNA and MURIEL and WINIFRED DAVIS left to visit their son HARMOND KAHLOR and family in Horn Lake, Mississippi.
Mrs. MADE MIKKELSEN is visiting her daughter and son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. WHITE INGRAM at Oklahoma City.
Mr. and Mrs. HAL GIBSON and son HAL Jr. and TOMMY of Schenectady, New York returned after visiting their relatives here and at Ada, the B. F. KEITH, JEFF JENNINGS and HARRY JENNINGS families.
Mrs. ARTHUR EVANS left to join her husband at Wichita, Kansas to return home to Kansas City, Missouri after she visited her mother, Mrs. W. A. KING, and her sister Miss BLANCHE KING of 809 West 12th St.
Mrs. RAYMOND MORTON and children RAY EDWARD and CAROL ANN, and Miss ROXIE MAE ROSS of Kilgore, Texas arrived to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. D. ROSS and other relatives.
MACK KINNEY, son of Mr. and Mrs. LEVI KINNEY, enlisted at Oklahoma City for the U. W. Army Air Corps.
Cab, Wagon in Collision
The ‘one horse shay’ didn’t fare so well in a collision with an auto five miles west of Sulphur on Highway 7 this morning but 85 year old GEORGE PARKER of Pauls Valley proved that oldtimers still could take it. A cab, wheeler by WILTON WELCH of Lawton, slammed into the back of the one horse wagon driven by Parker….The wagon was demolished, the horse got a skinned knew, Parker was cut and scratched, and Welch was unhurt.