The Allen Hustler
Allen, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma
HENRY M. BUTLER, prop.; J. GRADY BUTLER, lessee
February 17, 1911
New Newspaper subscribers:
J. D. PATTERON
G. L. INMAN
J. L. COOK
N. B SMITH
R. J. ABSHIRE
H. L. BROWN
D. J. CANNON of Lone Grove
W. B WHITELEY of Yampa, Colorado
W. W. DYMAND of Keystone
W. F. MCELROY of Buffalo Gap, Texas
MIS KITTIE SANDERS of Myrtle, Mississippi
DR. O. W. ROSS of Guys Store, Texas
R. J. DEATON of Ada
R. M. CONKLING
N. B. OLIVE
S. C. DONAGHEY
W. F. BARID
JOHN KIDWELL, father of JOE and TOM KIDWELL, died at the home of his son in this city Wednesday from pneumonia and old age.
MRS. LENA JUSTICE Called
MRS. LENA JUSTICE succumbed to the clutches of typhoid fever and died yesterday morning and died yesterday morning at her father’s house in old town. She had bee ill about three weeks and was about 23 years old. The funeral services were held at the Allen cemetery at 11 a.m. today, after which the remains were laid to rest.
C. H. NASH is in Ada.
MRS. JAMES HAYS is on the sick list.
MMRS. P. M. DEAL left Tuesday for Ada.
Mr. and Mrs. N. N. STAFFORD are in Ada.
JUSTICE S. S. BURNETT was in Ada.
P. D. MORRIS went to Steedman Tuesday on the motor car.
S. S. MCDONALD of Ada was here Wednesday on business.
JOHN S. SCHAPP, the Fort Smith drug man, was here Wednesday.
B. W. MACKEY of the Mackey Hardware Co. left yesterday for Wetumka.
R. G MORRIS, M. O. & G. pumper, returned from a trip to Tupelo.
Contract Let for Big Well
DON A. TOLBERT of Ada was in town Wednesday with W. W. DYMAND of Keystone, who he has employed to construct a big well for the city.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. WALKER arrived Monday from Durant to visit R. G. MORRIS and family. The couple are just recently married and are now spending their honeymoon among friends.
K. SHIOF (pronounce Showie), a Japanese lecturer, was greeted with a full house at the Cummings & Leonard hall Monday night.
O. G. ROSE of the First National Bank is having a 3 room addition and bathroom built to his residence.
J. M. EVETTS has leased 320 acres of land of MRS. M. E. CRANFORD, 1 ¼ miles southeast and will farm it.
J. T. WATSON, of Watson Brothers & Co. is erecting a 2 room residence in the west part of Allen in which his father will live.
The many friends of CLINT BUTLER will regret to learn he was suddenly stricken with pneumonia and is in a critical condition.
LEO SMITH returned from Ada where he attended school. He will assist his father W. V. SMITH with farm work.
T. B. LINER, principal of the Allen Public School and chairman of the Pontotoc Teachers’ Association, gave the Hustler an order for 75 badges to be printed for the teachers of this association to wear in the State Education Association which convenes March 23.
J. T. WILLIAMS and daughter MISS LILA of Atwood spent Sunday here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. CAL DONAGHEY.
The following went to Ada: JOHN CASE, W. W. DRAKE, J. E. SWEETMAN, DR. C. M. MEANS DR. J. B. JONES.
MRS. SARAH FANERBACK returned to Nevada, Missouri after visiting her son.
W. M. RICHARDS, manager of the Channel Bros. Grocery department, spent Sunday afternoon at Calvin.
J. L. ROADARMEL left Wednesday for Fort Smith and will be gone 6 months. He will export timber from that section.
Friday, February 25, 1911
Death Claims Good Woman
Death has again taken from a peaceful home a good woman, MRS. T. W. BELL, wife of one of Round Prairie’s good citizens. She passed away Tuesday night, aged 33 years. Interment and funeral services were in the Allen cemetery Wednesday afternoon in the presence of a large concourse of friends. The funeral services were conducted by ELDER T. H. CANNON. The deceased leaves a husband and two children to mourn her untimely departure.
First Dirt Moved Monday
At exactly 8:10 a.m. Monday morning, the first dirt was moved in beginning the work on Allen’s $25,000 modern waterworks system.
JIM CASE, G. W. MCCALL, and J. W. PATTERSON went to Ada.
A. E. FORD, a well known farmer residing two miles south, was in the city Tuesday.
HOMER HENSLER and JOHN CASE, two of our young businessmen, went to Ada to serve as witnesses.
J. B. ROBERSON, a prosperous farmer living west of Allen, returned from Ada.
Baby Follows Mother
The five months old baby of J. H. HAGAR died at his home Monday night and was buried in the Allen cemetery Tuesday with ELDER T. H. CANNON conducting services. The baby’s mother was found dead in the smokehouse at the family home last September, it being supposed from heart failure. We extend condolences.
MRS. E. E. HIGHTOWER arrived from Durant and joined her husband who is clerking at the Channel Bros.
C. H. NASH requests a change in the address of his mother’s subscription, MRS. MARY LOCK from Wakiva, Oklahoma toWyltherville, Arkansas.
MRS. S. L. BERNINGER
J. B. COOK
FRANK GIFFEN of Delta, Iowa
S. J. BUTLER of Pryor Creek
JOHN ASHFORD of Grannis, Arkasnas
R. E. BRIANS
M M. WHITEHEAD
GEORGE ADAMS arrived from Sherman, Texas and is assisting his brother BURK ADAMS at the E. F. Adams and Son Lumberyard.
S. L. BERNINGER resigned his position as machinist for the W. M. & G. Railway and accepted a position with W. W. DYMOND and is assisting in constructing the waterworks reservoir.
JJESS PATTERSON hauled to his farm, 3 miles west, a 4 ½ horsepower gasoline engine to be used to pull a water well.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. A. G. MCPHERSON, Friday, Feb. 17, a baby girl. They say Mac will have to have someone look after his restaurant business forawhile.
H. T. HOOD left for Sulphur Springs to bathe in the healing sulfur waters in the hope his rheumatism will disappear.
I. HODGE, a Pontotoc County farmer, is growing alfalfa with success. He resides near Ada.
March 3, 1911
Heart Failure Claims Boy
The 13 year old son of MRS. HAYNES, living 4 miles southwest of Allen, suddenly died from heart failure Saturday morning while standing on the porch of his mother’s home. The mother is a very poor widow woman and it was necessary to solicit funds for interment. Interment was in the Blackrock cemetery near Steedman.
A Mother’s Lost Boy
WILLIAM HOUTLEY, age 13, looks older, blue eyes, large nose, lip rather short, will be found on a ranch. .. Send information to DEPUTY SHERIFF J. B. BERRY, Cambridge, Ohio.
R. M. CONKLING, in the care of DR. F. C. ROSS, left for Little Rock, Arkansas where he will enter a hospital for treatment of stomach trouble. He is the manager of the MCGEE Creek Lumber Yard.A. A. CALDWELL is temporary manager.
J. C. TURNER
O. J. DONAGHEY of Ashland
MRS. L. A JACKSON of Darlington
D. B. DAVIS of Steedman
Will Open Hotel
G. F. HUNT, J. A. MITCHELL, and JOHN MILLER, carpenters, are building a porch, adding a few windows, and remodeling the 2 story hotel near the First State Bank. JAMES MCLAURINS will furnish the building and open a hotel.
J. C. TURNER, a hustling Round Prairie farmer, was in town Saturday.
M. L. GRISHAM, a pushing farmer of Gerty, was trading here Saturday.
G. A. and ED JUMPER built a porch to the front of theirs store. Good for the Jumpers.
Advertised letters unclaimed in the Allen post office.
S. W. HAGGARD
MRS. C. E PERRY
J. P. WRIGHT
MRS. MARY HAMPTON
M. L. EARNEST
MRS. ROSA BOBO
JOHN P. LOCK
Dr. C. M. MEANS left Monday for Hale Center, Texas
G. B. DAVIS, a live farmer near Steedman, was trading with our merchants Saturday.
AUSTIN and J. W. SMITH were pleasant callers from the Chickasaw school house. They announce there would be a singing there each Thursday night.
H. H. MCKENZIE, another industrious tiller of the soil, was shaking hands and trading in Allen.
Friday, March 10, 1911
An Excellent Record
The following pupils of the Allen Public School have been neither absent nor tardy since school opened, a period of 6 months. GEORGE GRANT, ANNIE SMITH, AULT MILNE, FREEMAN SMITH, IRMA ROSE, MARY CUNNINGHAM, TOM JOHNSTON, MATILDA CASE, ROMAH GRAY, BERNICE MILLER, ALTA CASE, JANIE GRAY, GLAYDS EASTON, NICK CUMMINGS.
CALVIN BOAZ, who moved to West Texas two years ago and purchased a farm, arrived Saturday and will locate in this part of the state and will farm. He lived near Allen 2 years ago.
J. W. BACON, manager of the Francis Telephone Co., informs us that his mother MRS. M C. BACON came from Pottsboro, Texas recently to visit, has decided to locate here and not return to Texas. Her husband and her daughter MISS VIRDA will arrive March 39 and join the other members of the family here. MISS CORDELLA BACONS are arrived when her mother did and she is an operator for the Francis Telephone Company.
MRS. L. A MITCHELL and son arrived from Oklahoma City and joined her husband here to make this their home.
The new residence of BURK ADAMS is in the hands of experienced painters.
J. H. LANE has returned from his vacation and is now on duty at the depot.
TOM CAGLE moved to a farm Monday 5 miles south of town.
D. C. CRABTREE, 5 miles southwest, is painting his residence.
W. T. RAINEY returned to Okemah after visiting his uncle B. CHRISTIAN of Citra.
MISS ANNIE DRAKE clerked at the Channell Bros. Saturday.
MISS EFFIE PEARSON of Henrietta is the guest of her uncle J.A GRAGG 5 miles south of town.