The Alva Record (Alva, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 51, Ed. 1 Friday, October 14, 1921 Page: 3 of 12
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IS. Oil BIOWEIS
HOLD HEETWG HERE
ORGANIZATION WORK IN
WOODS <pUNTY REPORTED
WELL UNDER WAY.
The U. S. Grain Growers organiz-
ed on the plan of a committee of
17, as approved by delegates from , WIC ....---
every farm organisation in the Unit- j Guy Porter had his tonsils and ade-
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At the meeting last Sunday night,
it was decided that Rev. Hosey
would continue the services through
this week. His last night will be
Several families attended the Bar-
gain Day sale at Alva, Wednesday.
Chas. Barker suffered a broken
arm and other minor bruises when
the team he was driving ran away.
ed States at tho conference April
6th last, had a meeting here in Alva
Monday. Before any of their or-
ganisers were sent out they were re.
quired to attend a school. Here they
were instructed in the principle of
cooperation: “An association of
two or more persons are joined to-
their MUTUAL benefit."
noids removed Monday. He returned
home Tuesday but will not be able
to start to school for a few days.
While riding a horse this week,
Charlie Murrow, son of Elmer Mur-
row, received a broken arm when
his aaddle turned and he was thrown
from his horse.
L. F. Wilson purchased a new
gether for _____ _
At the school held in Oklahoma City , Ford car Saturday,
the last of July, there were 30 pres- j There are men working on
ent. Only twenty were put on to the roads in and around Hopeton
work. On account of sickness some
of them could not work all the time.
They have been working in Western
Oklahoma and have not been togeth-
er since the fore part of August.
They all called in here to receive in-
structions as to the intention of the
Board of Directors of the U. S. Grain
Growers. They all report good suc-
cess, that the farmers and business
men all realize that agriculture is in
the worst condition it ever has been
and that the farmers are anxious to
join their own marketing system.
Here the farmer as manufacturer,
will carry his manufactured products
nearer the consumer, than he has in
the past; and that the grain will
move always towards the consumer,
avoiding duplication in service in-
cluding transportation, “the farmer
always pays that”
Early Tuesday they all went back
to their assignments except seven
who are working in Woods county.
Tuesday night they reported 67 mem-
bers of the U. S. Grain Growers of
Woods county, the result of two days’
work. All solicitors agreed that
with the sales agency established, as
it is to be the latter part of this
month, the same effort will give
them twice as many members as it
had in the past.
The office at Alva reports inquiries
to U. S. Grain Growers for grain
even before the office is established.
One coming from a firm in Cuba de-
siring to buy com and kafir com.
The U. S. Grain Growers are hand-
ling grain in two zones now. The
one in St. Paul, Mill., received 128
cars ten days after the zone agency
was established at St. Paul.
Mr. Hyde, who has charge of the
organisation work for both Oklaho-
Fred Haas helped Scott Shroff
stack hay last week.
Mrs. Clyde Matthews and daugh-
ter Erma and Stanley Matthews and
wife and Iva Hunter were visiting in
Milton Purdy and family motored
to Hopeton, Sunday.
A horse stepped on the foot of
Clell Frazier’s little son, last week,
and bruised it severely, but there
were no bones broken.
Omar Snyder attended the district
court Wednesday. He went with
Frank Wilson and son Alpha.
Inus WOilliams visited Lois Hall
Friday and Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Burge are vis-
iting Mrs. Burge’s parents in Deer-
field, Kansas. They left Monday
Mrs. Stevens’ mother is visiting
Mrs. Isaac Hull is visiting Mr. and
Mrs. Hull this week.
Mrs. John Stevens has been ill for
Relatives from western Kansas
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Ben Hufford finished threshing for
this year last Tuesday.
(Too late for M wook)
Mr. Chastain of tha Baxter and
Chastain hardware store, sold his in-
terests to Mr. Baxter and moved to
his farm just east of Cleo.
Mr. Ham and family moved into
the Miller property the first of the
week, for the purpose of sending
their children to school.
Sylvia Guess, Ora Hipshire, Alma
Gurrell, left Monday for various
parts of Major county to teach
school. These girls were all attending
C. H. 8.
Jim Schewey of Orienta, entered
C. H. S. Monday.
Miss Fallis visited home folks last
week end, at Cherokee.
Miss Stech visited home folks in
Alva Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. Cosart visited friends in Alva
last week end.
Mac Miller and family of Fair-
view, spent Sunday with his parents,
Jeff Miller and wife, of Cleo Springs.
Mr. Drumheller and family were
shopping in Fairview Monday.
Mrs. Miller attended an Eastern
Star Meeting at Fairview, Tuesday.
Also many others of Cleo Springs.
Christie Griffith of Homestead,
spent Sunday with her friend, Willa
Mac Duncan of Cleo Springs.
Mr. and Mrs. Warren King made
a business trip to Enid Monday.
Elzie Clossen has been absent
from schoolseveral days on account
Reta Fallis and Ada Stech spent
one evening last week at the home of
Mrs. Newton in the east part of town.
Mr. and Mrs. Story, Mr. and Mrs.
Jaycox and little son Jack, attended
the fair at Wichita, last week.
Supt. Foster of Aline, was in Cleo
chatting with Supt. Dunning.
Mr. and Mrs. Keros attended the
Fair at Oklahoma City.
EVERETT’S TAKE TRIP
T. C. Everett and wife of East
Barnes avenue, left Saturday in their
car for a trip through eastern Okla-
homa and Arkansas, to visit relatives
and friends; and contemplate going
to southern Texas, to spend the
John Greer returned last
organisation worn ior oovn from Buffalo, where he has
ma and Texas, states that very litlte, working for several months.
effort will be made to organize -•--
Texas before the first of the year. ( It is said that 200 eggs are con-
Mr. Hyde spoke to the farmers at
Ashley, Tuesday night. Is to speak
at Capron Wednesday night and
Thursday at Hardtner and Saturday
at the Free Fair at Dacoma.
Mr. Walter Jessee, president of the
Co-operative Elevators of Oklahoma
is now associated with the organiza-
tion work and will speak at a meet-
ing to the farmers of Beaver county
at Beaver City, Saturday.
Mr. Hyde will speak at Forgan,
Monday, Beaver County, Tuesday,
Tyrone, Texas county, Wednesday,
and the balance of the week at
Hooker, Guymon, Goodwell, and
Mr. W. T. Abbott reports the
largest number secured in one day in
Woods county as 13.
NORMAL SENIORS GIVE
PROGRAM AT CHAPEL
The Seniore at Northwestern gave
an interesting chapel program last
Friday. The program consisted of
i introductory speech by Marion
Monfort; minstrel song by Elmer
Hardy; reading from 0. Henry by
Will Ranck; Reading by Lucile Chew;
Hawaiian guitar solo by Elmer
Hardy, and the class song arranged
by Sue Edwards.
The Senior Class this year, who
will receive their A. B. degrees in the
spring is composed of: Bill Ranck,
Lucile Chew, Margaret Frawley, Sue
Edwards, Marion Monfort and Elmer
VISITING PARENTS HERE
A Carload of Holland
from Wisconsin is due
to arrive here Satur-
day. Get your supply
THE TEA STORES
Phones 812 and 813
sumed annually in the United States
for every man, woman and child,
while in England the average con-
sumption is only 93 eggs. Pretty
good ratio by which to compare the
standard of living in the two coun-
tries, we think. Americans are much
better off than any other nation in
the world, but we only realize it when
we compare ourselves to other na-
The next regular teachers’ exami-
nation will be held at the' county
superintendent’s office at Alva, Oc-
tober 27, 28, and 29. 10-I4-2t.
A great republican daily says,
says, “the government is now carry-
ing 200,000 men on the pay roll
whose services could be dispensed
with. This costs us $1,000,000 a day,
which means $866,000,000 a year.
This big republican daily newspaper
makes this public acknowledgement
of this great waste of the taxpay-
ers’ money. Why, we wonder, has
this continued evgr since Harding
was elected, and why should it not
end at once? Echo answers, Why?
Politics not only make queer bed-
fellows, but it does lots of funny
things. If you just think of it, it is
a crime to put material interests
above rights and comforts of hu-
manity. The life is more than meat
and the body more than raiment, for
the Good Book tells us so. All polit-
ical policies should look to the good
of humanity, no matter what becomes
of private interests.
VISITOR FROM CALIFORNIA
Dr. R. H. Dunnigton, of Whittier,
California, arrived last Thursday to
visit friends and relatives here.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sporn are en-
joying a visit from their daughter,
Mrs. Edith Ragan and baby of Kiowa.
THAT OLD GIRL OF MINE
I had a girl of comely face,
With vim I entered in the race
And stepped her out most ev’ry place
And bought her a ring.
She was the wonder of the age,
Her clothes were of the latest rage;
What if it DID take all my wage
To buy her that ring!
We said we’d rent a cozy flat,
A home—a place to hang our hat,
All furnished up with this and that—
(And she flashed her ring).
It’s years ago since that was said.
For some small cause, we didn’t wed;
She left one day and cut me dead.
And she wore my ring.
Some day I’ll go and search the land,
I’ll find my dear old sweetheart and
I’ll coo and hold her little hand,
And swipe back my ring!
A Fountain Pen and
A Piece Of Paper
Speaking of age, or the lack of it,
the public press tells us that Saro,
who lives in Constantinople, is 146
years old, and has just married his
fourth wife, and that she’s a young
woman. The story goes that Saro at
111 years became a factory hand,
and is still at the job. He is said to
have worked 90 years as a porter. He ^
certainly should know by now how to g
take orders from his young wife. He j|
may have gotten a young wife, but
what did she get?
Astronomers claim that people ac-
tually live on the moon. And some
country editor is inquisitive enough
to ask if they stay out all night?
Suppose you lived at the North Pole?
Where the unwise “sport a bill
roll" the wise “flourish a foun-
tain pen 1” That’s merely the dif-
ference between the man who
pays in actual currency and the
man who pays by actual check.
One laborously counts out cash
and waits for his change; the
other writes the exact amount on
a piece of paper and hands it to
The pay-cash-man must wait for
a receipt to be written; for the
other the cancelled check is a re-
Open a checking account with us.
It’s a convenience worth having.
FARMERS STATE SANK
AATE wish to take this oppor-
▼ ▼ tunity to thank the good
people of Alva for their kind help
and support in the election last
The large majority of votes cast
is gratifying to us.
The confidence given us is not
misplaced. Every obligation
made by the Southwestern Utili-
ties Company will be fullfilled.
We shall in the near future im-
prove our plant and service.
It Pleases Us to Please You.
CHAS. WOOD, Manager
"HIUI* i' l Mil "III 11 MUM*
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Blakey, R. F. The Alva Record (Alva, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 51, Ed. 1 Friday, October 14, 1921, newspaper, October 14, 1921; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1042889/m1/3/: accessed August 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.