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Excerpts from the Mulhall Enterprise 1896

Excerpts from the Mulhall Enterprise 1896

Submitted by: Debby Cook


Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, January 11, 1896
Logan Mulhall, one of the brightest boys in the territory, son of Zach Mulhall, died of pnuemonia at the home of his parents Sunday.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, January 18, 1896
Our population was increased last week by the arrival of a ten pound baby at the home of Ben Prosser.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, January 25, 1896
Married -- by Rev. J.H. Mitchell on the evening of the 16th inst. Mr. George Rupert and Miss Hattie Hahurs all of Mulhall.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, February 1, 1896
Married: -- at the residence of bride's parents Jan. 28th, 1896, by Rev. W.E. Jones; Mr. Sterling B. Bittle and Miss Mary F. Mitchell.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, February 8, 1896
Born: -- To Mr. and Mrs. Steven Pitts on last Friday, a fine 10-lb. boy.
Clover Glen - mainly of the south east quarter of Bismark Twp. Or Twp. 19 N, of R 3 W.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, February 22, 1896
ORANGE BLOSSOMS
Married:-- by Rev. John H. Aughey at the residence of S.F. Garrett esq in Mulhall, February 19, 1896, Mr. Wm. T. Schryock and Miss Luella Pitts, both of Mulhall. Brilliant coterie of the friends of the high contracting parties assembled to witness the ceremony which united for life our genial friend Schryock and the popular Miss Luella Pitts. We acknowledge the receipt of quantity of cake unsurpassed in quality. It was highly appreciated as a token of the thoughtfulness and kindness of the mistress of ceremonies, Mrs. S.F. Garrett. The Enterprise throws after the bride and groom an old shoe and several handfuls of rice as an omen of the happiness and prosperity predicted for them as they launch forth on the Matrimonial Sea.
Two water drops that meet and mingle
No art of man can ere make single.
So the marriage ties it twined in heaven
Can never, never more be riven.
Take her and let her never regret
That ere she gave her heart to thee
Twining around thee as the vine
Around its chosen tree.
Born: to Mr. and Mrs. James Compton on Thursday, Feb. 20th, 1896, a girl. Jim says if she always calls up the household as early as she did Thursday morning she will be a rustler.
MARRIED: -- at the residence of the bride's parents ten miles N.W. of Mulhall, Feb. 19th, 1896, by Rev. W.E. Jones, Frank Ahrnsbrake and Miss Gertrude M. ?ubbell all of Logan Co.
Died: on Wednesday Feb. 19th, 1896, J.H. Monroe aged 68 years, Mr. Monroe was born in Indiana and served faithfully during the civil war. He was a member of the Grand Army post at Holton, Kans.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday March 7, 1896
Fordscott
At the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Scott a nugget of gold was found on last Thursday evening that weighed eight pounds. Lloyd was somewhat excited at first but he has recovered and they have named it Clarence Archibald.
Married: -- at the residence of Capt. J.M. Barnthouse on Wednesday on Wednesday eve at 7:39 P.M., Theodore J Barnthouse and Miss Laura Bell Roberts, Rev. J.H. Aughey, officiating. Joy go with them is the sincere wish of Kilulu.
LOCAL NEWS
Married at the residence of the bride's mother east of Mulhall, March 1st , 1896, by Rev. W.E. Jones, Arnold D. Hoover and Miss Anna Sterns all of Payne Co.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, March 14, 1896
LOCAL NEWS
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Griffith on Thursday a fine baby girl.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, March 21, 1896
LOCAL NEWS
On March 11th at the residence of Rep. Wade of this city Mr. Robert L.Brown and Miss Mary L. Culberson joined hands and were married by Justice J.S. Wade. Mr. Brown is well and peculiarly known in Crescent City where his many friends will be glad to hear of his latest successful undertaking. The bride, Miss Culberson, is also favorably known at Crescent City, at present her home is at Standard, Ok. They will move at once to his fine farm in the Strip near Dilley, Ok. Let this be a warning to his many bachelor neighbors who are living without hope in this world to go and do likewise. WXY

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday April 4, 1896
FORDSCOTT
Married at the residence of the bride's parents March 25, 1896, Miss Daisy Heinan and Mr. Kilgore of Texas, Rev. J.H. Aughey officiating. The bride is the well known daughter of Jonas V. Heiman and is one of the most accomplished ladies of the country and is a favorite with all who know her.
LOCAL NEWS
BORN: -- to Mr. and Mrs. John H'ron on Friday, April 3, a bouncing 9 pound girl. All are doing well except John and he is now able to be at the barn occasionally and with careful treatment will probably recover in time.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, April 11, 1896
LOCAL NEWS
Attorney Thurston of Guthrie was up Thursday looking after some of the parties in the Steele divorce case. We understand the divorce has been granted.
BORN: -- To Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Carson on April 3, 1896, a nice 8 pound baby girl. This should have appeared last week, but Elmer had not sufficiently recovered from the shock to report before we went to press.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, April 18, 1896
LOCAL NEWS
Gaibraith-Mendenhall
On Wednesday at 3 o'clock P.M., April 15th, 1896, at Guthrie, J.A. Galbraith and Mrs. Mendenhall launched their boat on life's matrimonial sea together. The bride is well and favorable known here to a large circle of friends, and Mr. Galbraith is a brother of Att'y Gen. Galbraith of Guthrie. They will make their home at Indianapolis, Ind. A large number of friends met them at the train as it passed through here Wednesday evening and showered congratulations upon the happy pair.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday April 25, 1896
CLOVER GLEN
Martin Newson and Miss Rosa Capper were married at our school house by W.E. Jones Sunday April 12th. Before the strip opened Miss Capper was a resident in this neighborhood where she was a very popular young lady, and the best wishes of a host of friends go with her to her new home.
G.L. Anderson had erected last Thursday a beautiful monument in the Mulhall Cemetery to the memory of his wife, Mary E. Anderson.
J. Boyd, the man who was made insane by the preaching of the holiness cranks and sent to Norman, returned Tuesday a corpse. He steadily refused to take any nourishment and preferably died of starvation.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, May 2, 1896
Born: - to Mr. and Mrs. Sam Matthew on Thursday, April 23, a boy. Sam was so prostrated on hearing the news that he was unable to report it till yesterday. On being asked his weight, he replied that he broke the scales and so he didn't know.
Married: -- Sunday, April 25, 1896, by Rev. W.E. Jones, Mr. Alonza Hunt and Miss Mary Butt all of Logan Co., Ok.
Married: -- by Rev. G. Ferguson of the M.E. Church at Norman on April 17, 1896, Isaac Johnson of this city and Miss Bessie Wilson of Guthrie. The Enterprise sends greeting to Mr. and Mrs. Johnson and begs pardon for this tardy notice.
J.S. Wade received a telegram from Kincaid, Kans. Tuesday morning announcing the death of his son's wife Mrs. Maggie Wade, wife of S. Wade well known to most of the people of this vicinity. Mrs. Wade had been a hopeless sufferer for over three years and death came as a relief to one who had suffered so much. The remains will be interred in the cemetery at Kincaid.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, May 16, 1896
LOCAL NEWS
A monument costing thirty dollars was erected over the grave of the late Dr. Seymour F. Frame, Friday.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, May 23, 1896
Zach Mulhall is erecting a tomb on his beautiful farm which when completed will be the most beautiful and costly structure of its kind in Oklahoma. It is built in memory of Logan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mulhall, whose untimely death six months ago brought such sorrow to the family. Mr. De Voe, an artist from Kansas City, is the designer and J.T. Thorpe, of Cottonwood Falls, Kans., is superintending the work.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, May 30, 1896
Born:-- To Mr. and Mrs. P.I. Tate on Tuesday, May 26, a baby boy. Mother and child doing nicely and Pete is as happy as a king, over his first boy.
Born:--to Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Jones on Sunday May 24, a baby girl. Mother and daughter doing well.

Mulhall, Logan Co., O.T. Saturday, June 13, 1896
STONY POINT
As we failed to report the death of little Myrtle Faskins last week, we will not make mention of it now only to say that we extend to the bereaved parents our heart felt sympathy.

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, June 27, 1896
Born: -- to Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Hoyt on Saturday June 13, 1896, a girl. Willard seems just as happy over the little lady as if it had been a boy.
Married: -- by Rev. J.H. Aughey at the close of the evening service at Herron, Ok on June 21, 1896, Mr. Edmond T. Hart, of Guthrie, Ok. and Miss Eva. A. Burt of Herron Canadian Co., Ok.
Married: -- at the residence of Ellis James in Mulhall on June 19th, 1896, Clinton Lowe and Jennie M. Hildreth both of Mulhall township. Justice Worden performed the ceremony. The happy pair were serenaded by a party of friends who were treated to a feast and all joined in wishing the bride and groom a safe and prosperous voyage over the matrimonial sea.
Died
On Wednesday, June 24, 1896, at his home near Clarkson, W.S. Crow, aged 45 years. Mr. Crow was born in Warren Co., Ind. In 1850. He was married in the same county in 1881 and came to Oklahoma in 1891. He was a member of the Christian church and of a cheerful, happy disposition. The remains were interred in the Clarkson cemetery and the service conducted by Rev. X. Atchison, were attended by a large concourse of neighbors and friends.

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, July 4, 1896
STONY POINT
A boy born to William Peeler's, June 23rd. Mother and son are doing well and you can tell by the way William steps that he is very proud of the son.

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, July 11, 1896
Born: -- to Mr. and Mrs. Charley Fleener, Monday evening at 7 o'clock, a howling, bouncing baby girl. Both mother and child are doing well, Dr. Hatfield prescribed.

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, August 8, 1896
Mrs. Gilmore has just received news of the death of her husband on July 13th, 1896. He was engaged as book keeper for a large firm in Boston, and was apparently in good health, he came home from his work and on entering his room dropped to the floor and died before medical aid could reach him.
His death was caused by heart failure. In addition to his family here he leaves a widowed mother who was dependent upon him for support.

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, September 12, 1896
BORN-On Friday Sept. 4, 1896, to Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Conaway, a fine pair of twins, both boys. G.L. has a smile on his countenance that indicates that he is the proudest man in the county. The Enterprise would suggest that the youngsters be named Bryan and Watson.
DIED-Friday, Sept. 4, 1896, Arthur, son of Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Stockwell, aged 2 years. Mrs. Stockwell is a daughter of I.R. Adamson, and they are visiting at Mr. Adamson's now.

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, October 3, 1896
W.D. Ross has a little girl and he and Mrs. Ross being unable to decide upon a name for the little lady they agreed to leave it to Mrs. W.J. Bryan. They are now in receipt of a very kindly letter from Mrs. Bryan suggesting the name of her oldest daughter, Ruth; and the matter is decided and little Ruth Ross has a history to her name that she will be proud of.

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, October 10, 1896
Married
Mr. Archie C. Elliott and Miss Margaret Dwinnell were joined in holy bonds of wedlock Wednesday evening, at 8 o'clock in the presence of a number of relatives, at the residence of the bride's father, D.C. Dwinnell, in Mulhall, Rev. J.H. Mitchell officiating.
The bride is a lady of culture and refinement, while the groom is our worthy and courteous post master. After the ceremony a bounteous repast was served, followed by music by the band. May their future be happiness and great prosperity.

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, October 17, 1896
Married
On Wednesday, October 14, 1896, 11 o'clock a.m., at the residence of the bride's parents, in the presence of a number of relatives and friends, Mr. George M. Fitzpatrick and Miss Myrtle May Dickinson were joined in marriage, Rev. J.H. Mitchell officiating. After the ceremony a bounteous dinner was served. May their future be prosperous and happy.

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, October 31, 1896
There arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Matthews last Saturday a girl baby. Walt looks as happy as a big sunflower.

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, November 7, 1896
Wedding Bells.
J.F. Rawlings and Mrs. Alta Richardson were married at the home of the bride's father, Mr. Gould, near Clarkson, Thursday, November 5. About 50 friends sat down to a feast immediately after the ceremony. A slice of cake found its way into the editorial sanctum and the Enterprise sends congratulations.
Resolutions of Sympathy.
Resolved, That we, the intermediate school of Mulhall, express our heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family of our beloved pupil and schoolmate, Merrill, who has so suddenly been taken from our midst by the cold hand of death. In life he was an obedient, kind and affectionate pupil and schoolmate, and in death we can only speak words of praise, and be assured that he is one of God's chosen few, and will meet those of us who are faithful in the land where there is no parting.
Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the bereaved family and a copy of THE MULHALL ENTERPRISE for publication.
Miss Dent and Pupils
Mrs. A. Wise desires to express her sincere thanks to the people of Mulhall and vicinity who were so kindly attentive during her recent sad bereavement in the death of her son Merrill.

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, November 21, 1896
Married
At the residence of Mr. Walters, by Rev. John H. Aughey Nov. 19, 1896, Mr. William H. Aulder, of Cimarron and Miss Alzinah Mayfield, of Cummings, Kansas. After the ceremony all the guests sat down to a sumptuous banquet which they enjoyed immensly. The high contracting parties have the best wishes of the editor as they embark on the sea of matrimony.
Married
At the M.E. church on Thursday evening, November 12, 1896, at 8 o'clock p.m., Mr. Fred Kesler of Kansas and Miss Lucinda Keller of Mulhall, Okla.
The ceremony was performed at the close of the prayer meeting service and quite a number were present. The bride is the eldest daughter of the M.E. minister, and although but slightly acquainted here, she was held in high esteem by those who knew her. The bride and groom departed for their Kansas home on Friday morning. The best wishes of the people of the place accompany them.

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, November 28, 1896
VICTOR
Mr. Henry Ireton is the proud father of a ten pound boy.

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, December 5, 1896
Married
At the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Morrill of Clarkson, on Thursday, Nov. 26, Otto K. Kennedy and Miss Edna Morrill, Rev. Ashcroft of Guthrie officiating.
After the ceremony a sumptous supper was served to which all did ample justice.
Among the guests were Oscar Kennedy and wife, Wm. Morrill and wife, Chesteen Saxton and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon and daughter, Mrs. Paulina Saxton, Mrs. Logan, Mrs. Fix and others. The newly married couple were kindly remembered the same evening of their wedding by their young friends and associates who rang the wedding bells for them with a sincere ring and charmed the bride and groom with their sweet soprano voices. On the succeeding evening a grand affair was given at the home of the groom attended by many and enjoyed by all.
Down life's path they both are walking,
Each one by the other's side;
May God grant, both peace and pleasure,
To this husband and his bride.
A GUEST

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, December 19, 1896
CLOVER GLEN
A baby girl appeared at the home of Louis and Lennie Beachau, Dec. 10th.
Orange Blossoms
Married:--by Rev. John H. Aughey at the residence of Miss Nellie Kearns, Dec. 12th, 1896, Miss Lida Kearns and Mr. Joseph Hodges of Perry. None but the immediate friends of the high contracting parties were present. They left on the evening train for their home in Noble Co.
"Take her and let her ne'er regret
That e'er she gave her heart to thee,
Twining around thee like the vine
Around its chosen tree."

Mulhall, Logan Co. O.T. Saturday, December 26, 1896
FAIR VIEW
Born to Mr. and Mrs. D.W. Walton, a son, Friday the 18th. Day of December.
A baby boy arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Walton on Friday the 18th. W.D. has changed his mind about Friday being an unlucky day.


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