Cleveland County Enterprise. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 26, 1914 Page: 1 of 8
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' NORMAN. OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY. FEB. 25 1914.
Teach • * .aj p.arows Stock iii-:ti's Association to b
Friday afternoon the Teachers j vlarcll 3, 4 and 5
and Patrons club of the Jefferson j
school held their February meeting
in the high school auditorium The ;
enthusiasm and interest showed a |
>kl'ihomi City Is Making Greal
Pr- .. r tl ns to Entertain
marked improvement over all pro-,
ceding meetings, f here was some-j
S. A. Ward Altnoun. es t . li. Swank f or District Judge
With this issue of the Enterprise In this issue of the Cleveland!
j appears the announcement of S. A. County Enterprise appear- the an-
Ward, of G-l-east, for the office of noiun entent of 1' 1! Swank oi
Oountj Commissioner of the 2nd : Norman for District Judg? of the
district. As Mr. Ward was for 14th . .Judicial District, compose 1
two years commissioner from the of Cleveland, McClain, Garvin and
Oklahoma City is preparing lavish second district he needs no intro- Murray counties Perhaps ti is
thing like eightv-flveor ninety per-1 entertainment for all visitors dur- j'hmtion from us, however, we wish not a man in tin.- District who „
sons present, a crowd entirely to j ing the convention of the Panhan-!to that !ls ««>"•">' commission- better and more frv -rahly acquaint
large to be housed in any one room die and Southwestern Stockmen's
at the Jefferson building. The i association, March :i-4-o. The peo- at all times worked to the advant-
meeting was opened bv the presi- pie of that city are especially anx- age ot the taxpayers and was an
dent, Mrs. Reed, assisted by the ious that Oklahoma farmers shall i economical county financier.
secretary Miss Susie Taylor. Af-1 participate in the big gathering. "e was "" n furm ,l"(1 'll,v
ter the business session" was over Incident to the entertainment for a number of years resided on
to the chairman of the program j provided the city will be profusely i11,0 fal'm ,RJ no" "wns- ftI"' 1 ''
committee, Mrs. Ben Williams. I decorated, the national colors being thorough l> understands 1 he ti nan-
She stated that a program commit- used exolusively It is proposed to •'"'j1' condition ot the count} and
tee had been put in charge and asj make the city hereafter known as w>" w01'k t("'llle betterment of the
this was the first meeting they had I the Flag City." The slogan of the county and lowertaxes for I lie tax-
undertaken, there would be evidence j committee in charge is "a flag at payers.
of room for much improvement, but | every door." It is the intention Mr- Sard's neighbors are
wit h the patrons and teachers stand-j that, every home, as well us every j ^'"ong supporters. II he is notni-
ing at their backs, they would faith- business house, shall display the
fully labor on toward the goal Mrs. flag. A view of the streets during 1 of Cleveland county
('. C. McClure gave the first nniri-: the three days of the meeting will
heron the program a piano piece) be ar. inspiration to every patriotic!proud of, for he will prove his
(a-b) "Dawn I'o the Sea" by | citizen
McVowell, Principal Chas. Bowling! Several bands have been engaged
1 nated and elected the "2ml (list ri.
! commissioner that they may we
made a ten minute talk, tlie moral-; to render music, so that every hour
S. A. (Sol)
•onsider the .
He ed than Fleteh Sv k
Before moving to I .eveland conn
ty lie lived at Beci Creek, now
Maysville, in CJarvin county, and
worked on the farms in that part
of the Chickasaw Nation, and ha-
many friends nil over the District
He first attended school at Noble,
in this county, and the old timers
there remember how he managed
togo to school lie has taught
! ten terms of school in this county
his —j,, the country districts, and sen
ed two terms as County Superin-
t'M'dent, anil lias nlways done his
work well in whatever line he was
engaged. He lived on a farm un-
til after lie was grown and knows
what hard work means and most of
laiins ot < hi> education has been received in
casting , the "School of Hard Knocks" from
ity of the school child being his
theme. Rev. Owubey gave many
wholesome ideas He laid a plan
whereby a course of systematic
reading might be done by the club.
Miss Tine Webster in her paper
"How the Mother' an Help Me"
hit the nail on the head, so to
speak, when she said the mother
was largely responsible for the
good-will or the ill-will existing
between the teacher and child.
Supt. Holmes arrived after the
meeting was well underway, lie
made a few impronipt remarks,
while the question box was being
prepared. The point, lie brought
out was "The teacher can draw a
pretty true picture of the parents,
by the child that is sent to her or
him as the case may be. Miss
Ethel llall delighted the club with
a choice vocal selection, "I Dream
of You," Miss Osterhaus accom-
panied heron the piano. Mrs. \\ .
N. Pucker's piano number "Steph-
anie Gavotte" by C/.enbunka, re-
ceived tremendous applause.
short spicy readings "A* Little
Girl's Lament," "I'm Mad," and
"Who Did It " by Blanche Bag-
gett, Edith Now'.dock and Jeanette
Barbour, varied the program.
Some of the questions asked and
discussed were "Do the Teachers
Appreciate Notes of Praise from
the Parents'" "Does a Teacher
Take the Same Interest in a Dirty
Child as She Does iu a Clean One?"
etc. If you are a eastsider and
missed the meeting of Friday you
missed something good. The next
meeting promises to In- even better,
don't fail to be there.
of the, day and evening there will
literally be "music in the air."
Many famous prize-winning drill
teams will parade the streets from
time to time. There will be auto
tours of the city, a trolley excur-
sion to the Stock Yards addition,
with a tour of the yards and pack-
ing plants, a grand ball, theatrical
entertainments and on the closing
evening a big "smoker" for the
Thousands of women are exj
your vote for commissioner of the
2ml district. No one will appre-
ciate your support more than Mr.
S. A. Ward.
Mr liny Reigh and Miss Daisy
May Huntsman, of this city, were
happily married at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. N. E. Cochran, on East
Eufaula slreet Sunday afternoon,
at 3 o'clock. Rev. R. L. Owubey
; performed the ceremony in the
ed to come with the men to enjoy presence of several friends. At ti
the outing—it being the custom of
the members of the association to
bring their wives and families with
them. The women of Oklahoma
City are preparing to entertain
these visitors rovallvand give them
o'clock an infair and supper was
held at the Cock ran home, which
was attended by many friends.
The groom is a very popular and
which lie has graduated \yit h high
honors By his own efforts he edu
eated himself and by his honesty
and square dealing he has won the
confidence of all who know him
He is now serving his second
fenu as County Judge of this conn
ty and so satisfactory was his first
term that he had no opposition in
his party for renomination. He be-
lieves in economy in public office
and says the Court Docket, should
be so arranged that there is some-
thing doing all the time, and there-
by reduce Court expenses as low as
po-v! ! •. lie points to his record
as County Judge to bear this out
Judge Swank is thirty-eight years
a favorable impression of the "home beautiful young lady. I hey have tor many years. He wr
energetic young business man, j of age, and has been a hard stud-
while the bride is a charming and j ent all his life and has studied law
and advantages of Oklahoma. :l host of friends who wish for them ate Secretary of Hon . Scott Fen ;
in Congress for one year after
his election and filled that posi-
tion until resigning in the fall
of 1008 to attend law school
While in Washington he attended
the evening law school of the fain-
■sity, and in
Barker Returns With Robinson
Deputy Sheriff L. P. Barker re-
turned Sunday night from Missouri
with J. T. Robinson, the "hot
| a long happy and prosperous w.nl-
. ded career.
Young Men's Democratic Club
Wednesday night of last, week a
fhe!check" artist, who was wanted in Young Men s Democratic Club <>j
this county. He was captured in Cleveland county was organized at ous Georgetown I
St. Joseph, Mo., also E. R. Price, 'he court house Officers were
a partner, was captured in Oklaho- j elected as follows:
ma City. FredCapshaw. Pres.; J. I>. 11. ■! -
They are the men that bought i land, V-Pres.; Hubert Ambrister,
cattle in Cleveland county early in Sec.-Treas Committee on mem-
February o. 1912, giving "hot bership and program: Floyd Swank,
checks" for same, and have been Chas. Brown and .Ino. E. Luttrell
on the dodge ever since. ' It is the purpose to have state
! speukers address the club from time
University Buildings to be Open j to time.
hundtiys from 2:30 to 5:0 0
Beginning March 1st, and until
further notice, the Administration
Hall, Law Building, Science Hall
June 1909 graduated from the Law
Department of (Cumberland I'niver-
sity at Lebanon, Tennessee. In
the same month he was admitted
to practice law and was appointed
Assistant County Attorney at Law
ton, Oklahoma, where he gained
much valuabie experience in the
trial of cases.
The practice procedure in I lie
I County Court is the same as in the
Petit Jury for March term District Court and as he is familiar
The petit jury for the March term j with this, is a hard worker, and
of court which convenes March 1st. absolutely square in every way .
and Engineering Shops at the llni- was drawn on Friday, audits nieiii- lie is well fitted for the position
versity will be open every Sunday hers are now being summoned which he seek.-.
I afternoon from 2:30 to 5:00, for They are to report March 3rd
W. N Rucker returned Friday j the accomodation of citizens and John DeLong. Noble twp.
from St. Louis, where he purchased visitors.
a large line of spring and summer ■ ,joe Vincent is reported quite
goods for bis store in this city. j sick this week.
First National Bank
of Norman, Oklahoma
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS—E. B. .Johnson, presi
dent; Phil < Kidd, vice-president, Wm. Synnott, Cash.:
.Lis. |). Maguire, C. S. Smith, C. H. Bessent, F. Caru
fliers, ('. 1). Adkins, R. C. Berry.
This bank is always prepared to meet the legitimate
business needs ot its patrons, and solicits your business
on merit. Courteous treatment aud careful attention to
business matters combined with a conservative business
policy assure security and satisfaction.
A Local Bank For Local People
; FIRST NATIONAL BANK of NORMAN, OKLA
John E. Gilkey, Norman.
B. C. Belt, Norman.
O. C. Banks, Norman.
Tlios. Cumin, Noble-twp.
Joe Turner, Taylor-twp.
(i. L. Appleby, Noble-twp.
W. II Appleby, Noble-twp.
E. Patterson, Taylor-twp.
/. T. Donahue, Taylor-twp
M. S. Dunham, Norman-twp.
11. H. Jacobs, Liberty twp.
Sam Finchen, Taylor-twp.
W. C. I'nnduff, Moore-lwp.
Cable, Norman tup.
E. A Grissom, Noble-twp.
P. Y Donahue, Taylor-twp
John Greenliaw, Norman.
The Lindsay ease, here on change
of venue from Sulphur, will not be
on trial until Tuesday, March 10th,
. the first week of court being taken
up in hearing court eases and jury
j trials of local matters.
In asking the Democracy of the
14th Judicial District to be nomi-
nated for District Judge, he does
so solely on his record as County
Judge, as a lawyer and a citizen,
lie says Democracy owes nothing
to any man, and that a Democrat's
duty to his party is greater than he
can ever pay. lie believes in law
enforcement and well fitted and
qualified in every way for the po-
sition. lie will make an active
campaign and las friends expect
him to be nominated by a large
While Judge Swank is a life-long
Democrat he believes in a public
officer being a servant of all the
people and iu giving justice and
equity to all who come into his
He has "made good as Count.
Judge and will do the same a: hi-
trict Judge No man can make
any mistake in casting his vote for
P. B. Swank in the primary August
1, 1914, and no man will appreciate
1 it more, aud he asks to be remem-
bered at the primary.
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SOCIETY AND PERSONAL
Mrs. Hanna Corn entertained the
New Idea club Wednesday
Friday Mrs B. F Tanner enter-
tained informally a large circle of
Mrs W. C. Smith, 541 Elm, gave
a series of afternoon sewing parties
Mrs. Tom Vincent will be hostess
to the ' Bjde-a-wee ladies on Thurs-
Mrs. T. E. Clement was hostess
Thursday to the Old Regime club.
Mrs. Chas. Wantlaud of Edmond
was an out-of-lown guest.
Friday after shool hours, the
teachers and patrons of the high
school met iu I he high school audi-
torium and organized a club. Prof,
(li.iddy was chosen president, Mrs.
Pendleton. secret ury
Mrs Frank Ephrnim entertained
at auction bridge, Saturday after-
noon. I inests were Mcsdames Ber-
ry. McCall, Bozell, Dwiglit, Newell,
Wilcox and Miss Ruth Newell A
fine luncheon was served by Miss
The pupils of the. Washington
school celebiMnvt Washington's
birthday by raising their new flag.
As the flag was being raised the
pupils, in uni hi tinted it and
sang patriotic songs L. J. Ed-
wards w.i- present and delivered a
short address. Each room enjoyed
a patriotic program. Several moth-
ers and two or three veteran soldiers
were in attendance.
The Baptist ladies are looking
forward with much pleasure to the
all-day meeting, Tin rsday, at Ihe
chi. eli M'i h are*1 'rntiin h.i; been
done to make both sessions interest-
ing. The subject for the morning
session is "How Shall We Enlist
the Uninterested Women." There
will tic a bountiful hot lunch at
noon, aud the afternoon will be a
| Judson Jubilee^ The Baptist ladies
who are not regular attendants at
the meetings are especially urged
to be there.
The liho Zeta girls inet on Thurs-
day evening at th ■ home of Miss
I Edith Criswel!. The eveuing was
spent very joy fully. Among the en
joy men ts a Spanish program given
by the members, all of whom show-
led excellent ability. A Spanish
luncheon was t lieu served by Mis
es A Tee ind Crisuvll A^ a tre it
from Mi-- (>;,avII hey went from
home to the show and all members
declared that the evening was well
spenl and voted Mi.-s Criswell a
1 The Tuetonia (dub is going to
have an unusually good program,
at their Meeting tonight. They
will meet inthe recital hull at the
University. Prof, and Mrs. Voss
have the meeting iu charge. They
will put on a little plav entitled
Nemer Muss Heirathaen " The
synopsis of the play will be given
by Miss Lela Bretch The eharac
tcis in the play are Mr t'ralle, Mr.
Anderson Miss Snyder and Miss
Giford. All < .erman speaking peo
pie are invited or any others wish
ing to attend The club will give
its annual play at "the Franing
opera house March 12th
The Rho Zeta girls gave a six
o'clock dinner lo their gentlemen
friends at the home of Miss Gladys
('lardy . Saturday evening Feb. 21.
1!H4. The table was beautifully
decorated with pink and green, the
club colors The favors were pink
carnations and terns. Suspended
over the table were the club letters
T R. '/. At s o'clock those par-
ticipating adjourned to the Mystic
theatre where the rosl of the even-
ing was enjoy ably spent Those
present beside the members were
Messers (indium Johnson, Claude
Cox Hairy Phillips, Will. Sehllltz,
Ernest McComb, Finnff Hicks,
(Icorge Abbott, Park Spencer and
I John lli.-ks
I'lie Wisteria (dub enjoyed an
afternoon on Saturday with Miss
Pearl Luttrell on South Crawford
avenue A very pleasing musical
program was given, the first num-
ber being a duet played by Miss
Margaret Goodrich and Miss Olga
! Boho Refreshments were served
from a table decked with a mina-
i tare cherry tree and hatchets, sym-
bolic of Washington's birthday-
Those present were: Pauline Ed-
wards. Jitnmie Standley, Naomi
MeCashland, Mary Spencer, lrma
Lowther, Laura McCall, Eunice
d. Olga Bobo, Nola Stokes,
: ■! !ioodr;ch. Clover Gorton.
Gladys Crawford, Hazel Bowling,
Eugenia Brown, Lefty Simpson.
Macj Wingate, Ruby Bible and
Pearl Luttrell. Miss Beulali Cald-
well was the guest of honor. The
next meeting will be held with Miss
Margaret < ioodrieh.
Death of Mrs. Chas. Steele
Mrs. Minnie Louise Steele, wife
of Mr. Chas. Steele, died Saturday
I morning at "i o'clock at the home
f her parents, Mr and Mrs. J. F.
Pledge] in South Norman
Mrs. Steele had been m poor
health for several months, but was
thought, to be re 'overing, and about
I wo months ago was married to
Mr. Steele, of Oklahoma City. Re-
; eently a lire destroyed their house-
hold goods in Oklahoma City, from
which she suffered a shock and her
ailment took i turn for the worse,
which resulted in her death.
The funeral services were con-
ducted at the Pledger home Sun-
day afternoon at -1: -10 conducted
by Rev. R L. Owubey, with burial
in the I. 0. O. F. cemetery.
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Panhandle and Southwestern
Oklahoma City, March
3, 4 and 5, 1914
BUSINESS AND PLEASURE
IN ONE BIG MEETING
Lectures aud addresses for the stockraiser and all other
business men. tour of packing houses and daily exhibits of
Afternoons and ev enings devoted to excursions, auto-
mobile trips. Cattlemen's Ball, etc For the ladies, recep-
tions, luncheons and shopping tour-
Band concerts and street serenades
Five thousand expected Are you ;oing '
Unsurpassed train service on the Santa Fe
J. J. Baker, Agent,
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Fox, J. O. Cleveland County Enterprise. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 26, 1914, newspaper, February 26, 1914; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc108440/m1/1/: accessed October 25, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.