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Report of Blue Mound Graded School, district No "I, Gray, Hcnver county
Oklahomn, for the f!rt school month ending Octobur 15th, 1000:
Percent of nttendnnce .
Days loot by abcneo. . . . .
Cases of tardiness
Perfuct nttenduuee . . .
Largest dally nttendnnce
Lenit dnily nttendnnco
No. on Holl of honor. .
Pupil who were neither absent or tnrdy for the month: Zular Andcrton,
Tessa Clark. Chester and Louis Ghrht Hay and Leean Ilaydou. Elinor Kuhn,
Carl Mutar, Kuth and Mina Moms. Glen Miller, Kdwnrd nnd llnrvel Padge't,
Herman Wllfong, loin Beatty. Willie Hnydeu, May Kuhn, Ohloe McRne, .Tesso
Morris, Vernon Monger, Kilns Pud get, Lucy Hobaitiiui and Bessie Audertou.
Pupils making grado worthy of cotniueudntion : Mnryon Oregon nnd llnr
vel Padgi-t, Dorothy Shulnr, Herninu Wilfong Znlar Andcrton, Louis Or'st,
Ray and Leon Hayden, Glada Konagy, Klmer Kuhn, Carl Muir, Uhas Snlr.
mann, Mnggy Thomas, Pearl Cayler, Bessie Johnson and Vera Young Each of
tho adovo named pupl's reculved a "Scholarship lladge" as a prize for tho
standing they have acquired this month, When four of these biidgeB have been
earned, tho pupil may uxchango them for a larger (triangular) badge and when
two of these triangular badges have been secured, they In turn may be ex
changed for a still larger (diamond) badge.
Visitors who have reglstereded since our latt "school notes": J. W. Mor
ris, E. O. Ferguson and Blanch Monger
The classiflation of tho school is as follows:
Enrollment in first grade, 27; second grade 11; third grade 10; fourth grade
10; fifth grado 0; sixth grade 5; 7veuth grade 1 ; 8th grade 0; ninth grade 0.
In the monthly reports this month wo have not given grades in music,
drawing and rhetorical, but we desire to announco that each pupil will bo
graded in tholr branches In the future,
Wo are well pleased with the progress inado thus far tins year. It Is much
better thnn wo wore expecting. Wo predict a profitable year's work.
John E. Swaim, Principal
The Holiness camp meeting Is in
progress at tills place and although
the weather Is very unfavorable tho
Lord is there In great power and the
attendance fairly good.
Mr. and Mrs, Dave Kilo spent tho
latter part nf last weok at this pi nee
attending thn revival services. Dave's
friends are all glad to see him able to
ho out again after his sickness.
Mr. Olias, Bennington is enjoying a
visit from his father at present.
Win, Davis of Texas, spent Friday
night at the homo of Per ley Johnson
and attended tho camp meeting.
Mr. A. Evans and wife and Mrs.
Barler visited Benvor City Monday of
Thero will bo a box supper at the
Mt. Ziou chool district, No. Til, on the
evening of October 27.
M. Kcever drove to lliggins with
broomcorn last week.
Asa Kilo visited LaKemp Saturday
Mr, Blrdsal was n pleasant caller in
this neighborhood tho latter part ot
Mr. Birtllng has a new windmill.
Good line of Ladies' Cloaks. Will have a Shoe Counter with Great Bargains on it. Also a Hat Counter.
There are things voo numerous 'o mention. Everything in stock will be sold at a discount. Stock is,
full and compete. Don't miss it. Remember the date, October 18th to 30tli, Also remember it takes cash
Thnd Green spent, the Intter pnrt of
last week at Guymon.
Littlo Harrold Lookhnrt who has
been quite sick is improving.
Hurrah for tho IIkiiamiI For news
Its sure up-to-date,
Earl McOurdy, A. M. Prltchard and
It. O. McNulty have been helping II.
P. Theisen seed broomcorn down by
Mrs. W. G. Blalock Is improving
slowly nnd wo hopo that she will soon
be up ngudi.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Green nro soon to re
turn to thoir homo in enstern Okla
homn. 'l'hero Is to ho a picnic at Couch,
Oklahoma, Saturday afternoon, Octo
ber 10th, lltOO.
Mrs. Annie Llerlo and her son Oscnr
have gone to eastern Oklahoma on a
visit. J. R. McCurdys' are looking
after their property.
J. R. McCurdy has been stacking
feed for A. M. PritoharJ this week.
This means Low Prices. Those familiar with my sale last year can
have some idea about it. Have a large stock of nsw'goods and
just what you need. Will mention some articles with prices:
. 5 l-2c
Mrs. II. S. Mathers wns on tho sick
list last week but Is better now.
J. A. Leo and family helped Mrs B.
L. Mathers and son Gcorgo celebrate
their birthday the Kith.
Pearl Halldny is tho now barber In
Gate. He has the foundation laid for
his barber shop. '
Mr, Benrdsly purchased an automo
bile last week.
Tho new sheds at the lumber yard
makes It look a "shure-enough" lumb
Mr. nnd Mrs, Rutherford havo gone
to their old home to get their house-
tinlll frnrwla. Vn tflil Un rtfiwl t. ,.ui
. them back ag'tin
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.Minnie iioiion is oncK irom Annsas
where he has been for some time.
Lonnlo Maphct nnd family visited at
H S. .Mathers' Sunday afternoon.
The farmers live in dread over here,
They are afraid Jack Frost will get
their kalllr corn beforo they get It cut.
Ira Birch, living northeast of Onto,
was surprised Suudny morning by his
fnthernud mother driving up to his
Mr. nnd Mrs W. I Jones visited nt
U. L. Mathers.
Tho 100 acres known na tho" old' ouii
Town claim, nenr Lockwood is now
for sale. It is a good piece of land In
a lino location. Well watered and,
very deslrablo for a home.
Mas. Edna Brown, Ellsworth, Kans.
High School Notes
Tills Is a very busy weok, wo nro try
ing to furnish our library room nod
are having somoexporionco in domes
tic science and manual training, as tho
boys are making somo furniture nnd
the girls nro making curtains and other
A literary club was organized Octo
ber 8th. Wo expect to have some very
interesting debates in the near future
and hope to meet other schools in joint
debate, each pupil must take part in
The 7th and 8th grado are having an
interesting geography contest, The
7th is ahettd nt present. Tho 8th won
Those visiting tho other rooms nro
also invited to visit our room the last
week in October, but our display work
will .not boon exhibition at that time.
Tho patrons and all parties Inter
ested in bcIiooI work nro most cordially
invited to visit the Intermediate room
any day of the last weok of October
from the 25th to 20th, inclusive.
A Bhort program will bo rendered by
the pupils October 2l)th from 2:15 to
1 :0O p. in., to Jwlilch nil nro invited,
but especially do wo Invite you to visit
our room doing regular working hours
and examine our school exhibit work.
Npt always do we Bavo ho best for
the last, bo come early In the week.
8,oOuting '. 7 1-2
Muslins at quito u reduction. Blankets, all new. Quilt
material and E. T. O. greatly reduced.
Airs. C. W. Ault Passes Away
Word wns received tho latter part of
last week of the death of Mrs. C. W.
Ault, which occurred at her homo near
Lockwood. Mrs. Ault had been in ill
health for a number of fycars and her
demise was not entirely unexpected.
She returned from the hospital a few
weeks ago and for a time appeared to
bo improved but the improvement was
nut for long and death came to case
Mrs. Ault, with her fairiily has lived
in the Kiowa country for many years
and everybody in that neighborhood
was numberbered as her friends. Her
death illoccalon deep regret among
those who knew her best and by whom
she was held in highest esteem.
The sympathy of all Is extended to
tho sorrowing husband nnd children
and'ln this tho Hkiiau) sincerely Joins.
George Tooley a Benedict
Representative A. W. Tooley was in
from llibbs last week and during n
call at the Hkuai.i) office told us of the
marriage of his son George, which took
place October Oth, at the home of tho
brldo Miss Elsio Phoenix, at Old Far
Ion, Missouri, a suberb of St. LouisT
The young people will cotno to
Beaver county to make tholr homo
where they will bo welcomed by a host
The groom is a worthy young mnn
who enjoys the esteem and respect of
nil who know him nnd tho young lady
whom ho has chosen as his companion
for life comes in our midst very highly
spoken of indeed and is accomplished
Tho Heium is joined by tho many
friends of tho family In best wishes for
the future happiness and prosperity of
the newly wedded couple.
Airs. Overton in Serious Con
dition Wbrd was received the first of the
weok of tho serious condition of Mrs.
W. A.Overton, of Elmwood, who lias
been nt Enid for some time being
treated for injuries received by tho
overturning of their spring wagon
which occurred while Mr. Overton and
his wife wore making an overland tilp
to Enid a few weeks ago.
At tho time of the accident it was
not thought that any serious effects
would result and for soveral days Mrs.
Ovorton used her Hmb3 as usual but
later complications set in and for
many weeks she has been confined to
her bed nnd it is now thought that it
will bo impossible for her to recover
without amputation of tho limb.
Mr. Overton left nt once upon rc
odpt of tho messugo and will meet hi 8
wifo at Wichita, Kansas, where she
will bo taken to u hospital N
Tho many friends horc trust that the
case may not provo as sorious nB Is now
contemplated nnd that bIio may yet re
cover without tho loss of her limb.
Taft and Diaz Alcct
One of the most notablo events of
hlBtory occurred at El Paso, Texas,
and Jaurez, Moxlco, tho 10th lust.,
when President Taft, chief executive
6f the United States, and President
Diaz, chief executive of Mexico, met
at the above named places,
Tho meeting was attended with
much pomp and ceremony and was one
of tho grandest occasions of the cen
tury For the second time in the
history of tho United States its presi
dent has left Its borders and set foot
on foreign doll. The first even, of the
kind was when President Roosovelt,
visited Panama, Tho second was when
President Taft crossed tho Interna
tional bridge at El Paso, Texas and
was received by tho Pressdent of the
Republic of Mexico.
President Diaz was received by the
president of the United States on
American soil and immediately after
his return to the Mexican border,
President Taft repaid the visit and
wns formnlly received by tho Mexican
EDDD VALUES in STOUES
Made by Sheridan Stove Co.
Heaters, $4.25 to $20.00
Cook Stoves $14. to $50.
Spring Couches, Steel Folding Beds
Mattresses and Pads, Iron Beds,
Spr'ngs, Dressers, Kitchen Cabinets
Everything Needed in the
Shelf Hardware, Paints, jOils and Varnish at
Best Prices. Caskets and Undertakers' Sup
plies. TIN WORK A SPECIALTY.
BEAVER HDW. & FURN. CO.
's Corduroy Pants. . .. ,
Men's and Boy's Suits at a big reduction. , Also ,av6 a line
linn of Ladles' Skirts and Waists.
Going Away to School?
If bo you will do woll to attendtho
Pan-Hnndlo Agricultural Institute, a
State School of tho northwest diviMun
of the 5th Judicial District, located at
Good well, Oklahoma.
Boys and girls who ard enough ad
vanced, may enter classes in Agricul
ture, Cooking, Sowing nnd Drawing.
OlasseB will also bo formed in Geome- ,
try, Algebra, Rhetoric, History, Liter
ature, Physiology, Grammar, etc.
Board and room may be secured
urllli nrli-ntit fnmlllnA f mill f.T.OO Ot).
Write to S. W. Black, Superintend
ent, at Goodwell, Oklahoma, for fur
ther particulars, 10-14 10-28 8w .
Our foorth quarterly examination for
Beaver county teachorB will take place.
November 1st and 2nd, at Beaver
County Court House. This change is
mndc by permission of State Board to
conform to date of Farmers' Instltuto
G. W. Meeks, Co. Supt.
10-21 10-28 2w
A High Financier
Little three-year-old Elner received
a dime for tnking a dose of castor oil.
The next 'day her big brother Fred
asked her to pick up a basket of cobs.
'How much will you give me?" bIic
"A nickel," replied her brother.
"Humph 1" said Elner, "lean mako
more than that taking castor oil.''
The Delineator for November.
.. m!!$I.OO "
J. W. WEBB,