Items about Wynnewood and area from the Daily Ardmoreite
Wednesday, September 11, 1918
Wynnewood by BILL GUTHREY, agent and correspondent
Mr and Mrs. D. M. GARDNER returned from Ardmore.
MRS. SAM SMITH returned from Marietta where she visited her parents.
MRS. MAGGIE BELL is visiting her brother at Thackerville.
BASCOM PRIM from Camp Bowie, Fort Worth spent Sunday with homefolks.
MISS LELA SHARPE, who is teaching school at Elmore, spent the weekend with her parents.
CHARLES LAW narrowly escaped what might have been a serious accident Friday about noon,--at the BAIRD garage when the air tank exploded. The tank was blown to pieces, part of it striking the brick wall. Fortunately, Mr. Law was not struck by the tank, but was rendered unconscious by the shock. The glass door and windows were shattered and other damage done.
MRS. C. E. KENNEDY was a Pauls Valley visitor Friday.
MRS. SAM WOOD of Ardmore is visiting her sister, MRS. J. CREWS.
MRS. H. M. BROWN is recovering from an operation performed at St. Anthonyâ€™s hospital in Oklahoma City.
Mr and Mrs. THOMAS and MISS CLIFFORD SECREST motored to Sulphur.
N. FELTS went to Oklahoma City.
FOLK WRIGHT is home from the oil fields in Drumright.
Mr and Mrs. HOWARD TAYLOR were Oklahoma City visitors.
The Eskridge Hotel is now under the management of Mr and Mrs. O. D. CLEMENS, MRS. VENTRESS having gone to Pauls Valley.
MRS. J. H. BOOZEN, enroute from Ardmore to her home in Oklahoma City, stopped over in Wynnewood.
MACE ALLEN of Sulphur visited at the home of S. O. RICHARDSON Friday.
MISS JUDITH VIRGIN has returned to her home in Norman after spending a week with friends here.
BURT TATE, who is attending school at Oklahoma City, spent the weekend with home folks.
MRS. MASON went to visit relatives at Oklahoma City.
Mr and Mrs. LEWIS COLLINS motored to Ardmore.
MISS N. B. GRIGGS of McClain, Texas is visiting her sister, MISS WILLIE GRIGGS.
MISSES LELA RICHARDSON and ELLEN COCHRAN spent the weekend at Pauls Valley.
HORACE WILLIAMS of Fort Sill is visiting friends here.
MISSES GENE ROLLOW, JUNIA WORLEY, LELA SHARP, BLANCHE FRENCH, and WIRT A. RANDOLPH motored to Stratford Friday, and were accompanied home by MISS MAXIE BALLEW.
MISS PANOLA RICHARDSON is visiting at Paoli.
MISS NADINE PUMPHEY, who is teaching in the Davis schools, visited MRS. LEAL.
MRS. JERRY KEYS spent Sunday in Oklahoma City.
CLAUDE TURNEY and GILBERT TRIPP left for Camp Logan, Houston, Texas.
MISS MABEL VAN SANT/ VANZANDT of Oklahoma city returned a monthâ€™s visit in Colorado and is visiting MRS. JERRY KEYS. Miss Van Sant was employed by the Southern National Bank of Wynnewood last winter and resigned her position to do clerical work for the Red Cross.
MRS. W. B. MOREN arrived from Ardmore and expects to make her home in Wynnewood.
D. A. COLEMAN and family returned Thursday from Paris, Texas where they have been visiting. The trip was made in their car.
The Red Cross surgical dressing department cut and made 1440 4 x 4 gauze wraps, 1709 2 x 2 gauze wraps during August. Six dozen pairs of pajamas were completed at the four sewing centers. MRS. W. B. COCHRAN reports there were 36 pairs of socks and 22 sweaters sent in August. There are 25 workers in Wynnewood knitting for Red Crossâ€¦. For the convenience of members who live in the east part of town, MRS. W. O. POOL opened a room in her room for Red Cross work.
After spending a week with friends in Wynnewood, MISS FRANCES CASE returned to her home in Oklahoma City.
MR. BROWN, special representative of the Federal Employment service, was here Friday recruiting government labor for points in Virginia.
MRS. SAM BARRETT returned from Cleveland where she visited MRS. RENA CRAIGER for the past month.
WALTER BERGER will soon leave for Rochester, New York to enter a government school of aerial photography.
Six airplanes passed over Wynnewood en route to Oklahoma City.
Thursday, September 12, 1918
Wynnewood by BILL GUTHREY, agent and correspondent
MRS. JOSEPH KELLER is visiting her mother at Maysville.
MRS. C. M. DOSS and children of Gainesville are visiting MRS. DOSS and MRS ADAMS.
MRS. GUY MITCHELL came Monday from Durant to visit her mother.
Dr. and MRS. WALKER are moving to their country home.
JEP KNIGHT of Camp Travis, San Antonio was here visiting home folks.
MRS. LANDRATH left for Oklahoma City where she expects to enter school.
REV. PETERSON preached at Elmore and REV. HENRY of Elmore filled Rev. Petersonâ€™s pulpit here.
MRS. S. M. SMITH left Tuesday for Marietta to visit before joining her husband at Norfolk, Virginia.
Mr an Mrs. BERL DERRICK moved from the Cock residence in the south part of town.
ANDREW HOOVER left Monday for Norfolk, Virginia where he will be employed in the shipyards.
ROBERT BURNS, who has been employed in the THOMAS Cash Grocery, is moving his family to Orlando.
N. T WALDEN and family motored to Sulphur.
S. M. SMITH and HARRY COLLINS left Monday for Norfolk, Virginia to work in the shipyards.
MRS. BOBBETT of Bethany is visiting her daughter, MRS. LUTHER NORWOOD.
DR. E. D. NORVELL received notice from Oklahoma City to re-appear for examination.
JACK FLYNN and family spent Sunday in Sulphur.
MRS. EDNA PALMER returned to Okemah after visiting with friends in and near Wynnewood.
MRS. BLACK of Pauls Valley was a visitor here between trains.
MISS ONIE BREWER went to Edmond to enter school.
THOMAS BARRETTâ€™s home caught fire Monday but was extinguished before much damage was done.
Judge and Mrs. ROBBERSON were county seat visitors.
While playing basketball Tuesday at school, JAMES HENRY ran into a barbed wire and had several cuts about three inches long on his head.
MISS CEPHA AUTRY and ALBERT ROBERTSON were married last Saturday. They expect to make their home in Purcell.
MRS. MARTINDALE of Sulphur visited MRS. S. M. SMITH last week.
Thursday, September 12, 1918
Pauls Valley by PINK WADE, agent and correspondent.
D. W. SHERRILL and family returned from several weeks stay in Denver and other points in Colorado.
THOMAS HODGE, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce and Community League, visited Oklahoma City.
LEO RODKE, cashier of the Bank of Paoli, was here on business.
J. B HAMMAN, president of a box factory at Paris, Texas, were here conferring with THOMAS HODGE about establishing a plant here.
W. J. KIMBERLIN of Whitebead was here.
C. H. THOMASON was a business visitor in Oklahoma City.
BYRON LEE spent Tuesday in Oklahoma City on business.
LEWIS TRAYHERN went to Oklahoma City.
Only one pastor remains in the churches in Pauls Valley, all vacant except that of the Methodist Church under the pastorate of REV. C. F. MITCHELL. REV. H. W. SHIRLEY of the First Baptist is in Camp Zachary, Kentucky preparing for chaplain service; REV. J. K. PEDRICK has enlisted in the Signal Corps of the army for service overseas. The Presbysterian pastorate has been vacant for several week. REV J. W. TENNISON is supplying the pulpit of the First Baptist.
MRS. MARY D. WARE, county home demonstration agent, visited club members at Paoli.
J. L. HUNTER of Sulphur was in Pauls Valley.
Quite a number of boys and girls leave Monday for different schools: LOOIS BLANTON, VELMA CARTER, HELEN PATCHELL and REUBEN PHILLIPS, who will enter the state university. HAROLD THOMASON will enter Kemper Military Academy of Missouri.
MISS HAZEL SIMMONS was in Oklahoma City.
SERGT. RODDY STURMAN arrived at an Atlantic port and expects to sail for France this week.
Mr and Mrs. WALTER STRUBBLE, Mr and Mrs. GANTZ, and children were dinner guests of Mr and Ms. T. M. TETHERS Sunday.
LIEUT. KIMBELL of the aviation corps at Fort Sill, who has been visiting his sister, MRS. O. W. JONES, left Tuesday for his post.
LEONARD WILLIAMS leaves this week for Baylor University to enter the student military training corps.
Tuesday, September 19, 1918
Pauls Valley by PINK WADE
J. T. WHEELER of Wynnewood was in town on legal business.
Judge JOHN B. GARRISON of Lindsay was here Saturday.
W. E. DODGE, druggist of Elmore City, was here on business.
EARL BURCH left Saturday for Stillwater where he will enter a studentâ€™s training course at A. & M.
J. B. COOK of Pottawatomie County was here .
R. C MOORE, county agent of Pottawatomie County was here and assisted in the grading of the products bought in for farm products exhibit.
MISS RUBY KATE ROBINSON entertained the members of the B.Y.P.U. at the home of her parents on North Chickasaw, Friday night in honor of REUBEN PHILLIPS who left for the University Saturday. Those present: MISS LEONA SHERRILL, MANILA FELTS, MARY WALLACE, ETHEL IVY, HAZEL HENDERSON, VELMA DUKES, PAULINE BULLOCK, MAE DANIELS, LUCILLE FELTS of Hot Springs, Arkansas, THENA FELTS, BONNIE ROSE, REUBEN PHILLIPS, K. D. TURNER, EARL BURCH, A. L. KEITH, FRED WIGNALL, and Mr. ODOM.
The younger set held its weekly dance at the Elksâ€™ Club room Friday night. Those present: ROSE RUSSELL, HELEN PATCHELL, DOROTHY PYATT, VADA BALLARD, VARINE MCGAUGH, JOSEPHINE RUSSELL, OLIVIA ELLIOTT, ALICE HAMLEY, LILLIAN TRONE, LOUISE BLANTON, JEWELL PATCHELL, NORMA PETERSON, ABLI STOKES, VASHTI GARVIN, CLAUDIA PROPES, SUSIE RUSSELL, MAMIE GRAY, MARY RITCHIE, GRETELLE BURKS, FRANCIS GRAY, MRS. ZELMA HODGSON, MRS. R. L. KEELEY, MRS. THOMAS GRANT, MRS. HAMLEY.
MRS. BARTON LEE had as her guests, Mr and Mrs. SEEREN and MRS. PAT ROGERS of Oklahoma City.
Exhibit Day at the Chamber of Commerce was attended by several hundred people. In the better bread club exhibit, there were 16 entries; EILEEN STOKES first prize. In the canning club exhibit, there were 72 entries; BEULAH MOON of McCarty won first prize. In the poultry club, 8 entries were made; GARLAND CALES won first. The specimens of corn were excellent; ELMER ARD of Whitehead first; CLARENCE ARD of Whitehead/Whitebead second; STANLEY HENSLEY of Richardson Chapel third. The cotton exhibits were worthy of notice; the first, second, and third prizes were won by three girls, GLADYS WORLEY, WILLIE BLANKENSHIP, BENNIE YOUNG, all of the Brady club.