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Johnston co. news tidbits Nov. 21 - 28, 1918
Posted by: Fran (ID *****9256) Date: September 09, 2010 at 15:38:22
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Wapanucka News (November 21, 1918)
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MRS. MAYTUBBY died at her home in the western part of the town Sunday afternoon and was buried at Rose Hill cemetery Monday.
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R. E. BOTTOMS has moved to the Ego community.
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Several of the taxpayers went to Tishomingo to pay their taxes.
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Several new cases of influenza are reported in the country.
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MRS. DOVA SMITH has accepted the position as assistant mail carrier on the rural line.
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HENRY BADGEWELL from the Healdton Oil Field is expected home soon.
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PROF. TOM PERKINS opened school at Egypt Monday.
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Practically all the schools in Johnston County have re-opened since the influenza is under control. A number of substitute teachers are serving in the grades as some of the teachers are ill of influenza.
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The family of CHARLES BROWN is improving after having had the influenza.
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MRS. CLAY HAMMOND is ill of influenza.
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Most of the schools will not have a holiday on Thanksgiving because of having lost so much time during the siege of influenza.
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MRS. JAMES BROWN is ill of influenza.
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MR.S H. W. KRUMREY who has been ill is much improved.
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MRS. ISAAC BROKAY left Monday for Missouri to visit her old home. She will be gone for a month. Her granddaughter, MISS .
ALLEN BROHAW/ BROKAY, who is attending school in Wapanucka, will remain here.
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MRS. WHEELER, who was called here to be with her son, who was dangerously ill with influenza, returned to her home in Kentucky. Her son has sufficiently recovered to accompany her home.
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Tuesday, November 26, 1918
Tishomingo by MINNIE HAYS, correspondent
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COODLE CUMMINGS of the S.A.T.C. at Ada is here spending a ten day furlough.
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LEE NEELY is home on a ten day furlough.
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Mr. and Mrs. CHARLES GILLIAM have purchased the CLYDE FANGHTH home.
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JAMES WAGGONER of Millburn was here last week.
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C. WHEELER was in Coleman on business.
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J. W. BALL of Wapanucka was here Monday.
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ELLIS DICK left Thursday for El Reno to open a business establishment. His family will follow the first of the year.
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NED LOONEY returned from Camp Pike, Arkansas.
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DR. J. J. CLARK of Milburn is preparing to move to Tishomingo.
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ROBERT STEWART of Connerville was here last week.
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Word has been received from MARVIN CHAPMAN, who was discharged from the army because of wounds received while fighting in France, that he is in a hospital in New York and will not be home for a month.
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MRS. HATHAWAY who died a few days ago was buried Saturday.
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ROY HOPPER was called to Wapanucka Wednesday by the illness of his sister.
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MR. RAMSEY of Wapanucka attended court here last week.
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MRS. C. W. LACEY left for Pennsylvania this week to visit her parents.
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Mr. and Mrs. D. HAYS will move to Ravia the first of December. Mr. Hays will have charge of the Hays Grocery Store there.
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MISS BELLEW, principal of the highs school, is in Decatur, Texas where her brother is very ill.
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WILLIAM MEHEARGE and family are quarantined because of smallpox.
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LEWIS LAUDERDALE came from Ardmore to spend the day with his family.
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The following attended court here: VAN STRICKLAND of Ardmore; EDWARD HARTWELL of Mannsville; WALTER SOUTH of Mill Creek; CHARLES SHORES of Syvan; JUDGE J. H. LINEBAUGH of Atoka; BOND REAM of Wapanucka; LUTHER HARTON of Milburn; MARTIN BROWN of Troy; H. M. HOLLINGSWORTH of Mannsville;
JUDGE C. N. RUTHERFORD of Wapanucka.
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Word was received last week that HOMER ARMSTRONG had been killed in France.
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W. D. FRENCH was able to be downtown the past week for the first time in several weeks. He had influenza.
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Tuesday, November 26, 1918
Wapanucka by SALLIE MONTGOMERY, correspondent
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MRS. NEWTON HORNER received word that her son ROY has arrived safely overseas.
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MISS MITTIE POWERS returned to Marietta.
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MISS BESSIE MONTGOMERY spent the weekend with her parents.
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WILLIAM WATTS has accepted a position at Durant.
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CAM BAGWELL who has been ill with influenza is about to be out again.
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NEWTON HORNER made a business trip to Wapanucka.
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J. F REED was here Saturday.
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MRS. T. N. EVANS spent the weekend in Wapanucka.
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FLOYD WHEELER returned to his home at Marion, Kentucky.
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RAY STEWART is able to be back at work after a siege of influenza.
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MISS EVELYN WHITE, who is teaching in the El Reno school, left Monday to resume her position.
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MISS ANNIE STAMPS is ill of influenza.
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MISSES ZUBIE KLUTTS, ETHEL TANNER, and MRS. MELVIN HORTON attended the county teachers meeting at Tishomingo.
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J. A. MONTGOMERY made a business trip to Tishomingo.
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PRIVATE EURA HUNT of Camp Cody, New Mexico, arrived Saturday night. He was given an honorable discharge on the grounds of disability caused by a prolonged illness of pneumonia following influenza.
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CLYDE WILLIAMS, the new manager of the Water and Light Company, has taken charge of the plant.
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S. A. MCCORY made a business trip to Tishomingo.
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The family of O. A. REED, after spending a few months in Missouri, have returned here.
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MRS. M. CASSIDY has recovered from an attack of influenza.
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A card was received last week by MRS. SENDDER from her husband that he had arrived safely overseas.
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JUDGE FOWLER attended court at Tishomingo.
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W. Z. GIBSON of Durant made a business trip here.
MISS GAMBLE FOUNTAIN is in Fort Worth.
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The Wapanucka branch of the Johnston County Red Cross held its annual election of officers: R. F. WEST as chairman; MRS. B. HATCHETT as vice-chairman; H. O. RIVER as treasurer; MISS FRANKIE SMITH as secretary; MRS. DICKINSON as ex-officio member. MRS. HATCHETT will be chairman of the women's work and has taken charge of the work rooms.
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MRS. S. C DUNN of Chickasha was the guest of MRS. W. M. DUNN.
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School opened Monday with good attendance.
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A letter received from REV. F. W. MITCHELL received last week that his wife was removed from the hospital Thursday, stood the trip to Bay City quite well. He stated that he thought he would be able to resume his work here by the first of December.
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PROF. GUILFORD DRAIN attended the teachers examination at Atoka last week.
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MRS. GEORGE RINER is visiting her mother in Wapanucka.
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PROFESSOR DENMAN will move his family from Durant to the Enterprise teacher age.
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ARTHUR WHITEFORD was in town Saturday.
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MISS FRANKIE SMITH is about to be back at her work in the Oklahoma State Bank after a siege of influenza.
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MRS. MABLE DOUGLASS, principal of the Caney school, has returned to her school duties.
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H. B JONES was in town Saturday.
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Wednesday, November 27, 1918
Milburn by STELLA SIMS
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BOND REAM of Wapanucka was in Milburn Wednesday on his way home from Tishomingo where he served on the jury.
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H. T. BLUNT, J. F. BRONOUGH, THOMAS ASKEW and WILLIAM GOETTING attended the Scottish Rites Consistory at McAlester.
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REV. LEWIS and family arrived from Colbert and are at home in Methodist parsonage. He is the Methodist minister for Milburn and succeeds REV. O. S. SNELL.
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W. D. FRENCH of Tishomingo transacted business in Milburn Wednesday.
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Mr. and Mrs. J. F. WALTERS are moving to Coleman.
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GEORGE FRISBY arrived from Ohio and will make his home here.
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C. F. ARMSTRONG of Fort Worth is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D.A ARMSTRONG and brothers WILLIAM ARMSTRONG and
GEORGE ARMSTRONG. He is accompanied by C. F. BROOKS. Mr.
Armstrong is in the drug business at Fort Worth.
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FRED GARRISON of Ardmore was a business visitor here.
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ANROLD HORTEN received a painful injury to one eye in a cob fight last week with his brothers and other boys. His father I J. HORTEN took him to Durant and had his eye examined by a specialist who said it was not serious. J. W. WALKER and W. H. BAILEY accompanied them.
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THOMAS TURCK left Monday for Oklahoma City to attend a business college.
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MRS. J. F RAUSIN and son WARREN of McAlester visited relatives here.
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EDGAR GOODMAN was an Ardmore visitor Thursday. While there he attended the Indian land sale and purchased 80 acres on Sandy, just east of Milburn.
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Mr. and Mrs. G. B. BOWLES of Tishomingo visited relatives here.
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MISS JENNIE JONES, the 16 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
WILEY JONES, died at the family home in Ernest Sunday. Interment was in the Condon Grove Cemetery.
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MISS PIERCE, formerly of Greenville, Texas, is visiting her uncle, W. C. SLAUGHTER. She and her parents are moving to Tishomingo.
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