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The Calumet Chieftain
November 7, 1935
, Thursday

Dewitt Clinton YATES
Death of Old Citizen
D.C. Yates, 79, died at the home of his son, Rice Yates, east of Calumet, Sunday morning after a lingering illness of several weeks duration. Heart trouble was attributed as the cause of his death.
Funeral services were held at the Wilson Funeral home in El Reno Tuesday afternoon conducted by Rev. J.W. Hodges, pastor of the Baptist church. Burial was made in the Calumet cemetery.
He is survived by his aged wife, two sons, Rice Yates and O.L. Yates and Mrs. T.R. Boswell, all of Calumet.

Charley LeFever Back Home
Charles LeFever who has been at Granite the past several months came home Sunday a free boy. He was wrongfully held is believed by every person here, but no amount of petitions and visits by leading citizens and officers could "break the political crust" to get him released.
Charles no doubt did wrong, but he has changed and has been a steady hard working boy and should have ( article cut off)

Sixth graders having perfect spelling lessons for the ninth week are Morris LECK, Hellen THOMPSON and Addie JOHNSON. The average for the class was 94.
Those who made perfect spelling grades in the seventh grade for last month were Kathryn CLAPPER, Bobby LAUGHLIN, Marcelia SCOTT, and Leota PRITNER.
Perfect attendance records for the month of October were made by the following: Mary Ann BARRETT, Cameron BLAGG, Glen BLAGG, Kathryn CLAPPER, Nettie DOUGHERTY, Ruby FLOOD,  Naomi GARDNER, Helen HUTCHINSON, Bobby LAUGHLIN, Martha LECK, Claude LEFEVER, Loyd MCBEE, Marjorie MCCLAIN, Leota PRITNER, Howard RUGG, Marcelia SCOTT, Calvin THOMAS, Mary Lou WEST .
These fourth graders made 100 in spelling the past week: Dick BROWN, Joan JOHNSON, Eloise SCOTT, Lucy BIG EAGLE.
Third graders who made perfect lessons in spelling are Christina HANSEN, Elouise LAUGHLIN, Joe ALAIR, Almeda WHITE, Don HUTCHISON, Billy PENWRGHT, Gene THOMPSON, George ARTHUR, and Naomi MOBERLY made perfect spelling records from the second grade

The Calumet Chieftain
November 15, 1935

In the obituary notice of the death of D.C. Yates in last week's Chieftain the names of three sons and one daughter who survive their father are Coleman Yates of Gower, MO; C.D. Yates of Ligon, KY; Arthur Yates of Albuquerque, N.M.; and Mrs. Bertha Husk of Chickasha.

Celebrates 91st Birthday

A number of friends and relatives met at the home of P.G. Wynegar, Sunday to help him celebrated his 91st birthday. Those present were, Mrs. Malcolm Murphy and children, of Shawnee; Misses Mary Frances Wynegar and Margaret Mills of El Reno; Mrs. May Shyrock, of Upland, Nebraska, and Charlie Wynegar. Afternoon visitors were Mrs. Charley Wynegar and Bill Brannon of El Reno.
Mr. Wynegar is a Civil War Veteran. Though he is blind and very deaf he is hale and hearty and can get around on the place quite will.

COL. L.E. WERNER of Kingfisher was a business visitor in Calumet Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Aleck HADLOCK and Mr. and Mrs. Mac HADLOCK and daughter Jean, of west of town, were the Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. M.W. RIDGEWAY and family.

Mr. and Mrs. R.E. POARCH and little grandchildren, Bobbie Lou and Billy Sue, who attend school here, spent Sunday in Kingfisher where they were the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W.E. POARCH and family.

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