Chickasaw News and Maysville Banner
Wynnewood, Garvin County, Oklahoma
H. S. BLAIR, editor and proprietor.
Friday, January 7 and 14, 1910
THOMAS HARWELL of Elmore was here attending the County Union meeting.
C. R. PATTY of Memphis, Tennessee, and Miss MARGARET PATTY of Lehigh, Okla., came to visit their sister Mrs. CAD SUTHERLAND.
BOB MITCHELL and wife have returned to Wynnewood and will occupy the residence vacated by Attorney ALLEN in the north part of town.
Mrs. PALMERTON came from Texas to spend Christmas with her sister-in-law, Mrs. G. G. GUTHREY. She then left for New Orleans.
EDGAR SOUTHERLAND just returned from a visit with his parents and came back by way of Dallas, where he was joined by his wife who was visiting there.
H. D. KNIGHT, one of our successful merchants, stepped down and is out of business.
G. R. WILSON, who lives on Dr. HOOVER’S place near town, tells us that he raised 20 bales of cotton on 36 acres, received $1900, and also raised 3000 bushels of corn.
Little NELLIE NORVELL, daughter of the postmaster, Dr. Norvell, has been sick.
Miss LOTTYE/LOTTIE QUINN, delivery clerk at the post office, visited her friend, Miss MABLE PRIM at Paoli.
M. A. DEAL of North Carolina, who is here visiting his brother W. W. DEAL, went to Guthrie to visit Misses ESTELLE and CALLIE BLAIR. He was accompanied by C.M. BLAIR.
JOE SMITH, son of CHARLES F. SMITH of this city, was married Thursday of last week to Miss ROSA TATE of Katie. They will make their home with his father.
T. C. & W. B. COCHRAN of Wynnewood and their branch house at Byers, Texas, went into bankruptcy. A. I. ‘GUS’ COCHRAN was manager of the Texas store and was unsuccessful.
Mr. and Mrs. OSCAR SWEENEY were here.
W. A. TERRELL and Rev. JOLLY of Brady were here.
We sympathize with Mr. and Mrs. R. N. HARPER, whose infant child two days old died Monday. Mr. Harper is a member of the firm Harper & Sanders, who recently came here from Sulphur.
W. H. PAUL of Pauls Valley was injured at the roping contest at Oklahoma City.
Mrs. W. S. SMITH died at Paoli of consumption last Sunday night. ‘Dad’ ALLEN, Mrs. CROSS, and Mrs. MILTON PARKER went to attend the funeral.
W. S. BROWNING of Sapulpa came to here to lease 10,000 to 15,000 acres for oil prospecting, and purchased the S. R. OLIPHANT lease.
From the Stratford Tribune:
E. W. JONESof near Walker died Wednesday from injuries received in a neighborhood quarrel last summer.
W. M. W. HAYES died Wednesday morning Dec. 15, after a short illness of pleurisy, at the home of his son, D. R. HAYES. He was born Aug. 10, 1819, and was therefore past 90 years. Up to a month ago, he had been well and hearty. He was a volunteer in the Mexican War and served four year in the Civil War under General Lee. Eleven children survive, and also over 100 grandchildren, 68 great-grandchildren and 25 great-great-grandchildren.
From Mexican Springs:
POSEY WILLIAMS visited his uncle T. D. KENNEDY.
N. N. JOHNSTON made trip to Wynnewood.
D. A. SMITH is getting along fine plowing.
J. M. EZELL moved to Curley Flat so his boys can go to the Mexican Springs school.
G. W. KENNEDY of Alabama is going to make Oklahoma his home.
JIM JONES of Wynnewood visited at Curly Flat and Mexican Springs.
Miss VERA EZELL visited her sister, Mrs. LILLIE KENNEDY.
Prof. PURYEAR of Hastings arrived to open his school here.
Notes from the Lindsay News:
H. P. HARGIS is regaining his health.
Married at the residence of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. BELL, on Sunday, December 26, 1909, LEE CAMERON and Miss LAURA BELL.
MARSHALL DIGGS and other members of the geology class at Epworth University will take a trip to the Wichita Mountains to study specimens.
ALBERT BELL returned from a visit to Pilot Point, Texas. It is said he is forming a matrimonial alliance.
Mrs. JESSE MORRIS died at her home here Thursday, Dec. 23, after a brief illness. Her remains were laid to rest in the Green Hill cemetery after a funeral conducted by Rev. RAY of the Christian Church. Mrs. Morris’ baby, a few days old, was laid to rest the day preceding her death.
R. J. WHEELER went to Pauls Valley
W. A. STRICKLAND bought the City Bakery from B. COURTNEY.
J. Y. WHEELER went to serve as a juror at Pauls Valley.
E. EPPERSON of Maysville and W. SULLIVAN of Wayne were here on business.
J. A. WEST, president of the State Farmers’ union, attended the County Union meeting.
HOWELL VAUGHN and JESSE WIMBRAY entered the A.&M. College at Stillwater.
W. M. LANGFORD secured himself a ‘sweet job.’ He is on the road selling candies for the King Candy Co. of Fort Worth, Texas. His family will remain in Wynnewood.
A stock of general merchandise will be opened in the old W. B. VAUGHN & Co. brick building, to be managed by T. A. THRELKELD.
Mrs. R. L. TRIPP, who was called to the bedside of her mother, Mrs. J. R. DYER at Wetumka, returned.
Prof. HOGAN, who is teaching the colored school at Katie, added his named to the subscription list.
Prof. GRESHAM, principal of the Wynnewood colored school, was elected secretary of the State Teachers Association at Langston, Okla., last week.
Burglars entered the J. T. CHILDRESS tin-top joint Saturday night and carried off 24 bottles of tin-top and a gallon of cider.
J. P. LANHAM, son of our townsman, P. G. LANHAM, and JIM EDWARDS of Stratford went to Arkansas City to enter railroad service as brakemen.
Dr. H. H. SEWELL died suddenly at his home in Purcell on Friday morning before Christmas. He was apparently in good health up to the time of his death and had worked in his dental office the night before. He came to this country years ago and first lived and practiced at Whitebead in this county. He was about 57 years old and leaves and wife and two children, this being his second wife.
The Brady Sunday school elected new officers: Bro. FORD as superintendent, VAN BAILS as song leader. Bro. CARMICHAEL preached a fine sermon.
Everything is quiet since Christmas. We have to ask FRENCH JOLLY and BOT TERRELL why.
This writer was here two weeks ago and found R. P. BAKER sitting, passing time with C. O. MINOR.
C. T. RUSSELL, the village blacksmith, is ready to all kinds of work.
E. ROZEL/ROZZELL’S mother and brother, who have been visiting here, returned to their home in Missouri.
Mrs. G. W. RAYBURN moved to the place of A. FLOWERS on the PATCHELL farm.
Prof. BROOKS returned from Oklahoma City and opened his school. He and his assistant, Miss MYRTLE WORTHAM, are giving Brady a good school.
ED HAIR returned from Greer County and will probably locate here. Mr. Hair is a brother to BOSS TAYLOR.
B. SIZEMORE’S team ran away Sunday evening, no one badly hurt, though the entire family were thrown from the wagon.
Miss GERTIE ROADY and her sister visited here.
Mr. and Mrs. PEBSWORTH have a new girl at their home.
WILL MORROW returned home
FRED POPE visited his father in Pottawatomie County.
Mr. Wortham and daughter Miss Myrtle visited here.
Mrs. JOSIE ROADY has a sick son.
NETTIE ROADY is improving after a siege of seven weeks with typhoid fever.
K. Rozel moved to the Richie farm 3 miles south of Brady.
A. M. FLOWERS moved to the F. DUTZON place.
Mr. and Mrs. JOHN TAYLOR of Katie passed through here on their way to Tecumseh with two of their boys to place them in school.
Mrs. MARY ARNOLD, wife of L. B. ARNOLD, died at their home in this city, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1909. From England, she came to American 8 years ago and was married to L. B. ARNOLD of Wichita, Kansas, at New York City, on March 4, 1905. They came to Wynnewood about March 20, 1905. Mrs. Arnold was the daughter of Mrs.--LEAHY of Kent, England, to whom she paid an extended visit last summer, returning home lastOctober 1, She was taken with typhoid Dec. 4, and died Dec. 29. Services were held at the M. E. Church South by Rev. FRANK J. STOWE, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, Thursday. She leaves a devoted husband, and one child, JERSIE, a three year old girl.
W. T. NISLERY, veterinary surgeon, office at Crescent Drug Store.
J. T. WHEELER, lawyer, office at First National Bank Building.
FRANK L. ROBINSON, lawyer.
J. H. BOOZER, dentist, office No. 1, Southern National Bank Building.
City Barber Shop, WALDEN & BUCHANON.
J. J. PETTIGREW of Brady was here hauling wood.
JOE VAUGHN and J. C. EZZELL of Katie were here.
ED MILLER, the blacksmith, was here from Pauls Valley.
ROBERT J. VANDERSLICE and family of Iona shopped here.
CHARLES HARDKREADER visited his old home in Tennessee.
VAN BALES of Brady, president of the Garvin County Farmers’ Union, was here.
Mr. and Mrs. HERSCHEL GRAY of Stratford visited her father here, ‘Dad’ Allen.
Mr. and Mrs. F. N. BAILEY have a fine boy at their home. The stork left the youngster there Wednesday.
J. D. KERVIN of Fort Worth and Miss OLIVE KERVIN of Nevada, Texas, visited their parents Mr. and Mrs. J. B. KERVIN.
GEORGE DOBBS went to Brady and Katie to bill a show there.
Rev. W. T. ATWOOD of the Gospel Mission Baptists will be here and hold services at the Christian Church.
Mrs. JIM CROSS went to Purcell to visit her son CLAUDE and family.
GEORGE L. BROCKMAN and wife left for Ryan where he will take charge of the construction of an electric light plant and water works.
J. A. HAGER, E. BISHOP, NATHAN BISHOP, CHARLES PERKINS and BOOM MCCARTY, who live near Robberson, were here on business. Mr. Hager is assistant assessor at Robberson.
M. A. DEAL left for his home near Lenoir, North Carolina. He spent nearly three weeks with his brother W. W. DEAL and family here.
C. M. LONG of Vanoss visited his sister Mrs. Joe prim. Mr. Long once lived here.
JESSE W. WRIGHT, age 52, a farmer living on the BUD BURNETT farm near Whitebead, died suddenly of heart failure last Saturday and was buried in the cemetery at Whitebead last Tuesday. He had been to Pauls Valley and was on the way home when death overtook him. From the Pauls Valley Democrat.
Elders ERNEST J. PRESCOTT from Francis, Utah and DAVID F. AVERY of Glenwood, Utah visited J. L. ROADY.
J. P. INGRAM made a trip to Wynnewood and Davis.
Mrs. C. O. MINOR and JESSE BROWN had business at Pauls Valley.
DOC SIMMONS passed through en route to Pauls Valley where he purchased a wagon yard.
J. P. INGRAM purchased a fine Jersey. Farmers, you know where to find him, one mile south of the PEBSWORTH place.
GEORGE BAKER visited his mother at Wynnewood.
Friday, January 21, 1910
W. F. MOORE had business in Oklahoma City.
WILLCOLLINS has been sick.
Rev. J. G. BLACKWOOD was in Ardmore.
F. L. CHRISTIAN and son of Robberson were here. Mr. Christian runs a gin and mill there.
G. W. BLACK and his wife were here. George is doing a nice business as a jeweler in Pauls Valley.
J. M. MCMILLAN, deputy county surveyor, will enter the race for commissioner.
Prof. S.M. BARRETT went to Oklahoma City.
JOHN ROADY had a siege of typhoid in his home.
J. A. ROLLOW, SOL ANDERSON, H. M. CRAWFORD, WALTER PAYNE, W. CARTER, FRANK ROLLOW, OTTO CARTER, LON WILSON, ROBERT WILSON and DAD ALLEN attended court at Pauls Valley.
Prof. SAMUEL ADMS, who is teaching a singing school six miles south of town, came in with W. R. WHEELER last week to visit our town. He is now teaching his second term of school at the Carr school house 2 ½ miles south.
SAM OLIPHANT came in from Montevista, Colorado, to see after his land and other interests in Garvin Co. He came by way of southwest New Mexico and his brother, who has mining interests there, came with him to view this country.
Miss MILDRED A. EAST sold a tract of oil and coal land to the J. C. SMITH Co. of Okmulgee, the land lies five miles south of Sulphur, price $5000.
CHARLES BLACKWOOD of two miles north of Pauls Valley was here buying supplies. He once lived near here.
S. S. KIRK and wife of DeQueen, Arkansas, came to visit their son, G. L. KIRK, who has been here since last fall. S. S. KIRK has rented the old City DrugCo. building and will open business as soon as he can buy his stock at St. Louis. His son, G. L. Kirk, will remain here and make ready for the goods when they arrive.
JOHN D. ASKEW, son of J. J. ASKEW of Lebanon, Tennessee, died at the home of his brother-in-law, CHARLES HARKREADER here Wednesday. John came to Wynnewood last June and was employed as office man for the Guarantee Land & Loan Co. He took seriously ill last Sunday, his sister, Mrs. Harkreader being absent on a visit with her relatives at Lebanon, Tenn. Competent medical aid was rendered. In answer to a wire from his father, the body left Thursday for Lebanon, Tenn., in charge of Charles Harkreader, who was accompanied by NATHAN ASKEW of Fort Worth, Texas. John was 20 years old and leaves father, six brothers and his only sister Mrs. Harkreader.
From Walner Hill;
T. E. NEWTON of Oakland visited his brother, R. E NEWTON and family.
OTHA BLASINGAME of Oakland visited his uncle R. E. NEWTON.
Miss NELLIE KENNEDY of Mexican Springs attended the party at Curly Flat.
Miss LELAH NEWTON and her friends, Misses FRANKIE and RUBY CRABTREE, went to a party at Curly Flat.
Rev. J. G. TRIPP drove four miles of Wynnewood Sunday to the residence of W. F. ADAMS and at 3 p.m., he united in the holy bonds of matrimony, HANS JENSEN and Miss AMANDA ORANDORF, both of that locality. Jensen came here from Hot Springs, Arkansas, about ten years ago. The bride has lived near Wynnewood from childhood.
Friday, January 28, 1910
F. L. CHRISTIAN and son, and CHARLES PERKINS of Robberson were here on business.
Mrs. JOHN CARR, still sick, hired a trained nurse who will attend her during the illness.
W. L. WOODRUFF, who left here a year ago for New Mexico, came back to Oklahoma. When asked why he came back, he said, ‘I could not make a living in that country.’
J. W. COPPENBARGER of near Elmore was here.
Dr. C. T. WORLEY has permanently located at Wynnewood, in the line of dentistry.
From Mexican Springs
Mrs. PEARL WILLIAMS of Mangum visited her father, Grandpa CHISHOLM and her brother, BUSTER CHISHOLM, of this community.
JOHN STALLCUP had company Sunday.
Sudden Death of a Pioneer
J. M. MCMILLAN died at his home here Saturday, Jan. 22, 1910. He was on the streets of the city at 4:00, apparently in good health, but on returning home, was taken with acute indigestion from which he died at 5 p.m. He was born in Nicholas County, West Virginia Nov. 5t, 1837. He came to Jacksboro, Texas and was married to Miss MARY BUNCH, daughter of JOSEPH and MARY BUNCH of that place on March 2, 1867, located in Wynnewood in 1892. He leaves his wife and three children, EDWARD and JOHN who live at Madill and Mrs. BROCKMAN who now resides in Ryan. He professed faith in Christ about 28 years ago and joined the M. E. Church South at Morod, Kansas. Services were held at the M. E. Church South Sunday 3 p.m. by Rev. J. G. BLACKWOOD. Interment was in Oak Lawn cemetery.
Our Citizens at Wayne
F. G. REYNOLDS of Wynnewood was here.
Mrs. JAMES MARTIN of Wynnewood attended the funeral of her little granddaughter, PEARLEY EVALINE GUINN Wednesday.
H. H. WHITE, the orchard king of Garvin County, was here on business. He has 100 acres of orchard east of Wynnewood with 70 acres in Elberta peaches.
IRA A. MITCHELL, one of Wynnewood’s leading spirits, was here.
The grocery store of J. S. SCHLAX has been absorbed by the Wynnewood Mercantile Co.
J. R. BARBER and BOB SIMMONS and wife of Katie were here.
DUG HARMON, J. C. SHUMAKE, and J. C. COKER were here on business.
DOCK SIMMONS of Katie sold this property there and bought the NOAH FOSTER wagon yard at Pauls Valley.
F. S. BOBBITT came in from Martha, Jackson Co, and will move his family there.
S. O. RICHARDSON, P. R. ESKRIDGE, and J. L. CASE have purchased automobiles.
J. F. GASAWAY of Robberson came to see his brother, FRANK GASAWAY of this place. He recently visited Tuscumbia, Alabama and says the people here do not realize how far they excel the old state in financial opportunities.
Mrs. FRANK HARGIS returned from Chicago.
A. H. MCCORD of Spokane, Washington, is here visiting his father-in-law, W. GIBSON. He lived here at one time but says Washington is ‘God’s country.’
F. E. KRUEGER went to Davis on business pertaining to his inventions.
C. S. STREIGHT of near McCarty returned from DeQueen, Arkansas where he had been looking at land.
W. G. RICHARDSON returned from Mississippi.
Panther Head Creek
Miss ALMA MILLER is visiting her sister and aunt, Mrs. IRENE HARRIS and Miss DORA SMITH.
D. M. WATTS has his mill in operation semi-occasionally.
Friday, February 11, 1910
FRANK ROADY went to Wynnewood
Bro. COPPENBARGER from near Antioch visited J. L. ROADY.
We are sorry to learn that Grandma FLETCHER died Sunday. She was the mother of TOM FLETCHER, who lives 3 ½ miles south of Katie. (She was SUSAN GEURIN/GUERIN, daughter of J. R. GEURIN and NANCY HARVIL/HOWELL, and married to GEORGE W. FLETCHER in Cooke County, Texas, vows read by her stepfather, John Tyler)