Source: Perry Republican - Perry,
Dated: May 30, 1918
FROM OVER THE COUNTY:
Mr. and Mrs. LIVINGSTON, were called to Kanopolis,
Knas., Wednesday afternoon on account of the serious illness of
Mr. LIVINGSTON's brother.
Mrs. C. F. TRUAX and daughter Clydene, of
Hansford, Texas, are visiting at the Pickering home.
Mrs. ERNST, aunt of Mr. EVANS has
returned to her home at Coffeyville, Kansas
The "Conservation" Social held at the McQUISTON home
was a decided success in every way. A short but excellent
musical program was given in the parlor, while on the lawn ice
cream was served and the children enjoyed themselves as happy,
hearty American youngsters usually do. Something like $35
was the proceeds, which will go to the Red Cross fund.
Mr. and Mrs. Lester CRAMTON entertained with a
dinner party in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar HUNT of
Arkansas City Sunday. Those present were Mr. and Mrs.
Henry SMOOT and children, and Wm. UPSON family,
Mrs. KIRKPATRICK and Mr. and Mrs. HUNT.
Mrs. Grant FAWCETT was in Sumner and vicinity
visiting relatives and old time friends a few days last week.
Rev. HURT preached at the Baptist church Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Mallet, of Morrison made a flying
trip to Sumner Sunday.
Dick Dawson spent Monday in Morrison on business
for his father. A trusty little man.
Lawrence HANSEN and wife spent Sunday at the
Grandma NICHOLS is on the sick list.
Memorial services will be held Thursday from the
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar HUNT of Arkansas City are
visiting at the home of Mrs. HUNT's parents the Wm.
Mrs. Earl PICKERING and Mrs. Clyde TRUAX,
visited at the UPSON home Tuesday p.m.
Miss Maude ADAMS will organize a Junior Red
Cross in Sumner Friday afternoon.
Mrs. Henry SMOOT and family are enjoying a visit
from Mrs. KIRKPATRICK, mother of Mrs. SMOOT.
Lester ELLEDGE was visiting and bidding farewell to
his many friends Sunday. He left for Oregon Monday to
assist Uncle Sam in ship building. We wish this worthy
young man every success.
Edna BUNNEY, daughter of Noah BUNNEY died
May 14th of appendicitis. Their many friends offer their
A large crowd attended the ice cream social at
Cottonwood May 18th in behalf of the Red Cross. The
proceeds were about $215. Miss Nancy WEATHERS
received the most votes for the cake for the prettiest girl.
Miss Milo HORTON second. The votes for the cake
amounted to $37.
James DeMOSS is driving a new Chevrolet.
J. H. Highfill and wife and Jesse BILYEU
were Stillwater callers Saturday.
Mrs. Marie De MOSS WILLETS, closed a successful
term of school at Cherokee with a pie supper and a very pleasing
entertainment despite the rain. Miss Edna COATE receiving
the majority of votes for a cake for the most popular young
lady. Mrs. WILLETS second. The proceeds $23,
went to the Red Cross.
Grandpa CANNARRO, formerly a resident of this
vicinity but who has resided in California the past few years,
arrived Sunday orning to visit his son and daughters around and
Mr. and Mrs. KEEL who have been on the sick list
for the past few weeks are reported improving in health at this
Mrs. WHITE, formerly of this vicinity, is up
from Guthrie visiting friends and to be present at Decoration
Russell HIGHFILL, Edna COATE and Herbert
COATE attended the birthday party at Mrs. Anna Wretling's
Saturday night in honor of John WRETLING who celebrated
his 18th birthday.
Miss Rosa SWART was a Swartsville visitor
Sunday, May 19th, Mrs. Stolts and
daughter Goldie were surprised by their relatives and
friends. Well filled baskets were in abundance. We
wish them every success in their new home in Washington.
Miss Winifred HUGHES was a pleasant caller at
the COATE home Thursday evening.
Joe HOWARD and family were Perry visitors Sunday
Merle WALDON and Lena MATHIS who have
been attending high school in Perry are home now to spend their
Mrs. Edwin VILE spent Friday at the J. S.
S. A. PLATNER and family spent Sunday with
Mrs. PLATNER's parents, Mr. and Mrs. SENETT.
Mrs. MATHIS and daughter Mary were Perry
visitors Tuesday afternoon.
Mrs. C. M. BRENGLE is in Arkansas City assisting
in the care of a new grandson who has arrived at the R. W.
WILSON, Sat. May 18. We notice the grandfathers,
Mr. WILSON and Mr. BRENGLE were wearing big grins
over the event.
Born May 20, to Mr. and Mrs. F. O. SEARS, a
fine nine pound boy. Mother and son doing nicely.
An entertainment and pie supper were given at the Lone
Elm school house last Friday night. Quite a large crowd
was in attendance. A cake was sold for the prettiest girl
which netted the neat sum of $25.65, all for the Red Cross.
Source: Plain Dealer - Cleveland, Ohio
Dated: Jun. 14, 1925
Sprinkled Lye on Her, Police Charge.
(By United Press)
OKEMAH, Okla.., June 13 - Mrs. Mary Cook 38,
farmer's wife near here, was suffering from what was believed to
be lye burns and attempted poisoning. Preston Cook,
her husband, was held by authorities charged with maiming and
County Attorney Gene Gatlett of Okfusgee county
investigating the case reported he found lye near the Cook
home. Cook is said to have sprinkled lye on his
wife and child while they were asleep.
A note found in the yard pinned to a stick said: "Now
see if you can quit talking about people."
Officials said milk given to the woman by Cook
killed several domestic animals about the farm when they drank
Preliminary hearing, which was to have been held
today for Cook was postponed on account of tense feeling
existing in the community, county officials said.