The Davenport New Era (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 5, 1917 Page: 1 of 4
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DAVENPORT, LINCOLN COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 1917
EASTER EGG SALE
CANliY- S LE
At the Bon Ton Connection-
ery, Satur ay, April 7th, the
Mothers' Club will hold an
Easter Egg Sale for the
benfit of the play ground
fund. At the same time and
place the Methodist Ladies
Aid Society will hold aCan-
cfy Sale for the benefit of
the M. E. Church. Buy col-
ored eggs and good home-
RAMBLINGS OF A SCHOOL TEACHER
Let sunshine and rain improve
your home by removing the
weeds, old boards and tin cans—
in short, rubbish of all kinds.
Clean out the fence corners and
plant something in them to eat
if they are large enough; if not,
plant something to look at. A
bunch of flowers are better than
rubbish. Rubbish has a melan-
cholic effect on the mind; flowers
have a cheerful effect. Not only
the inhabitants are affected by
the scenes, but passers by are
affected in the same way. To a
great degree the character of a
person is judged by the trash in
Tin cans are dangerous. Bac-
teria, protozoa and spores are
flying everywhere and multiply
with great rapidity when con-
ditions are favorable and when
they can find something to eat.
Spring and summer favor their
development. A little food left
in a tin can, bucket or bottle
makes a happy home for them.
No can or bottle should ever be
thrown away without a hole in
both ends. This prevents the
water standing in them and en-
ables the rain to wash them out.
homes in the tin can, but gnats,
mosquitoes and flies do well in
them. Flies, gnats, mosquitoes
and most everything else carry
germs. A nineteenth of all sfek-
ness is caused by germs. Why
not prevent the germs from
entering the body and thereby
prevent sickness? A good way
to kill germs is to let the sun-
shine in, and by starving them to
death by not throwing away tin
cans with food sticking to them.
Break the old bottle, punch .
hole in both ends of the can, haul
them off and burn them.
The hole in the can prevenis
water standing, burning kills the
germs and destroys their food, Empty grain ti
hauling them off gets them out Christy's far a few days only.'
of the way and makes the yard j
look better. It also ke^ps you The Mother's Club will mee ai
from fulling down'oven them, the A litorium at the regular
cutting your haud or foot and hour next Thursday,
having a case of lock jaw or
blood poison. It also keeps the It costs no hing 10 attend th ■
women from having to say l'\e educational t .. ....
been so busy I haven't had tim
to clean up my yard.
Clean up, you dirty man,
Your wife will help all she can,
•rNsn.iOTO m m n bbweo schools
-By fa. A DUKE Rurai -u ei visor State Schools
REASONS FOR CON OLID ATI ON
Consolidation leads to better roads.
Increased land values.
j Vide in community god civic improvement.
Pi osperity through improved methods of agriculture.
J he consolidated school bcce^rr.cs the community center
leads to improvement through lectures, debates and other
forms of entertainment.
7. I ho land owner who raises"Stock remains and community
is improved thereby.
8- Results of better farming on abandonad farms.
,, _ R ~ 1 ~ !)-x Leads to co-operation.
Vn, ,i BulS [juLIST IN CO, 8 ^ 10. Provides h:gh school opportunities for the childrenl in me town election held Tues-
Wlipn ™ii , i f SG P*11'61118 cannot afford tp send them to a town school and pav > ^ay 9" D' Groom was elected as
volunteers for Co. Bat Chandler" thus -.km* ,be a Arable pbj^ If1"8
a number of Davennnrt hnv' j which to hve.
11. School library is available for entire district.
[MORE TO FOLLOW-WATCH NEXT ISSUE]
TIIE LOCAL CONTEST
On next Tuesday evening,
April 10th, the local contest
in orations and readings
will be held in the Auditor-
ium to select representa-
tives for the County Contest
to be held next month. An
admission fee of five and
ten cents will be charged to
defray the expenses of the
contestants at the county
THE RAINY DAY
NEW TOWN OFFICERS
In the town election held Tues-
a number of Davenport boys
went over and enlisted. Among
those who passed the examina-
tion and are now on their way to j
Ft. Sill are Granville Grigsby,
Ed Messersmith, Deweey and
Lawton Tryon, and possibly
— — — , others whoso names we did not
germs find good learn.
era ar ■
THE M, E. LADIES A!0
MUD COLLEGE ITEMS
I By Special Correspondent.
Eight ladi > a t.. vered to roll
call a- the M. E. Ciiurch April 2,
at 3:30 p. m. Minutes read and
approved. Th 'present sanu
All Hail the P< \\ of J, -
Name. ' r,, d-v read.-
was !)y \1 s. Goss- . >rn P«a!ins
It wa . decide he a lie-
have a candy
April 7, for :he li.ne t of th-
church. At 4:30 the meeting
•?i • ed wiih ; . > ••
Monday the,A • i.
Mrs. Cosset i.
CHANDLER ROUTE SIX
A large crowd from this vicuii- Mi-ses Mar'- and Meldia Owen
.vent to Lie dredge beat Sun-n ; ited school Friday.
' ■ f„ __ i x, n ,, , Miss Mildred Scott spent Fri-
ii; and Mrs. .sutt were shop- d n; ht and Saturday
ng in ( handler Saturday. | Pearl Roberson.
' on took Sunda lh • meeting at the school
1 J • hou e ' ,! . p!::y volley ball
Bell went to Kendrick! were M Lois Buelian, Imo-
Stacy for Treasurer, W. F. Haram
for Clerk and the Trustees as fol-
lows: Ward 1, T. R. Hall, No. 3,
W. A. Truinbo, No. 4, W. P.
\\ oodruff. No one in the second
ward filed, so that place will have
to be filled by appointment after
the new board goes into oflice.
THE EMBROIDERY CLUB
Get rid of the germs and flies,
Before some of the folks dies!
Throw away the bottles and
And be i man with a rake—
Don't bother "Jake."
—M. Ed Matlock
By Special Correspondent.
the Auditoriui i : . iday night.
, A. M.
ras no school at Dagr
account of the
e teacher, Miss Cei
mi. ux, who is some
■-•1'ian Maine was seei. in this
s.i;ty ag; i Sunday.
! r. anu Mrs Conrad ant1
• ughivr Gi H<'s spent Saturday
s ight at the A"\hur Fecmster
Mjss Bessie Bell called o;. FJos-
' SuU Thursday afternoon.
' I re e Lewis sj a. Sun-
•y at the C. W. Slack home.
gene Ely, Pearl and Laura Rob-
<-on and Me-- s. Fred Sow rds,
nneth Ime' and Earl Sharp.
Ir. and Mr Sowards took
bi , or with tfc< ir daughter, Mrs.
] " n,Sunday.
•l, s. P. M. Imel is on the sick
list this week.
White sash curtains have been
bought for the school house win-
lov.s, which greatly improve its
Mi -es Lois Buehan, Pearl and
The Embroidery Club met on
Wednesday, March 28th, with
Mrs. W . A. Ti umbo and spent a
very enjoyable afternoon. Only
\v itu | six members responded to roll
call aftd no business of importance
was transacted. The hostess
served a delicious four o'clock
Allen T. Burgess was in
Dr. W. D. Baird was in Chand-
ler Saturday evening.
Davie Diamond \yas a spring
shopper in Chandler Saturday.
Mrs. Plato Kimball and baby
left Saturday for a short visit
with relatives at Cushing.
home ot hei
K ]');.! has been
pn ■ Week at the
I Will pay $! .20 a bushel for 50
bushels of good white corn.—C.I
W.Sawyer at Davenport Mill.
ihe wind s: one tlay
Dye's barn o.i his urn tort a (
Mr. Bray, Earl and Edda Bray,
Mr. and Mrs. James Leake and
Mr. and Mrs. Adams visits 1 at
the Chowning home Sunday.
Mrs. Simpson and Mrs. Swin-
ford visited at the Cupp home
Mrs. Cupp is very ill
Miss Avayd H • is y car>
from Stroud la t Friday . nt
companied Mis M . .e . ;
Clerk M «wbackerof Com .
B was in Davenport Sunday on
his way to Chandler from his
home in Shawnee.
■y makr. . i i ui think you have
e\v furniture. Just use a little
Laura J?obei son, Imogene Ely
ij'.l Me. n . Fred Sowards and
a; "t!i Imel went motoring
Lam.i Roberson spent Satur-
d yni;.,ht nath her grandmother,
M r3. M irtin Sowards.
1 Owen and Lois
j>u ian and Me. sis. Willard and,
'Avar's motored to Stroud a > f
' X1 and had some horse and jack bills
ii lopkms is on the printed.
• 'C.; i t! ; wee k.
On those words we invested
with the right people; confidence
in Oklahoma. We proved it by
paying $5000 for the right and
pi otection to use the famous
Byrne systems in Oklahoma. It
is better than an oil well, costs
less and more sure for the invest-
or; it sticks, oil slips.
Our 1916 increase was
than our investment.
Everybody tells us of C. C. B C
growing popularity. We love
to see our students go up; they
ai e the cause of the "growing."
In 1916 we made another heavy
pulit opened school at Oklahoma
City, and now taking out par-
titions to make room there.
Just show" Oklahoma you have
'he goods and they are prepared
to buy. We want everybody to
see; we want your visit if you
never aim to enter, you will tell
Inat Rainy Day" thought evi-
dently started us. It helped us to
put students on salaries. Their
investments were good and they
make our school popular by tell-
ingit. Figure what the net profit
would be to you on an investment
of $50 tuition, about $55 board
and $9 for books, if you should
get a salary of $60 the first year,
against what you get now. Many
get uore than $100 the second
year. Better figure the combined
course tuition and the increase.
1 his figuring by those who made
the investment is what makes our
School teachers and parents
are always telling boys about
that rainy day." Teachers get
interested in the above figures
and become our biggest boosters.
Every spring they come in num-
bers. They finish during the
summer and get ready for posi-
tion by time regular schools
start in the fall. We would not
forget to mention them for they
tell their pupils and the next year
we get more from where the
teacher lived. This is a best
--mfor the growing of the C.
Write for free catalog. Send
coupon below and mention this
HCapitalCity Business College,
Mr.-. Loy came down from „ —«««■ w
Drumright la-4 Fi: '.ay night and (,l"hrieand Oklahoma City
spent a ffew days at the Adams Name
DAVENPORT CHURCH NEWS
„ ■ '• pent Sunday in the
iu>ii !rick neighborhood.-
Rev. N I. Peak filled his pulpit
at the M. L. Church South Sun-
day moi ning and evening.
i : .
several towns on the
a trip to
Mrs. U. E. Nickell and Misses
Bmtie : ott, Ann t Adams and Rev- F-A. Mitchell filled the
Lois Hall motored to Chandler' Pu'P't at the Presbyterian Church
Saturday. Sunday morning and Dr. Broiles
addressed the evening audiehce.
In spile o! th i .pe. ted cold Rev. Home conducted services
snap a number from
How about those screens? D(
j they need fixing? See the T. H
at this Rogers Lumber Co. They wili
sell you all kinds of seamen i
Misses Bess Townsley and ')a'! J1 '^lit-
Minnie Adams called at the
Townsley home Sunday after* '
noon. iflotorBu to Kcndi ick l&st Frid&j
n, ' o- in o night and saw t lie play, "Din
fn£ *'® f nnPs n an^d Roy Swm- monds and H the Dav-
mrd made their usual trip Sun- enport High School.
Edd Gibson was seen in this i Win. T. Evans, who ha .. ent
community Sunday afternoon. ly purchased a couple cars of
Ralph Nash called on Mildred cattle, is erecting a
Townsley Sunday. building nra: • • .
Alice Cupp visited Bonnie Mar- one Inile north town, where 1:
tin Saturday afternoon. ias hlled pasture.
tin Saturday afternoon.
Mildred Townsley visited Bess
Townsley Saturday night.
i Mr. and Mrs. C. I). Hill, north
" hwfol !ss?je
nm ■ . , „ th«ir two ions. Felix RDdTboma
litll Combs called on Bess drove over from B ackburn in a
Townsiey Sunday. Ford and sp^nt the nigh
Ralph Nash, Mildred and Bess them. T.i • 1 \ - return 1
Townsley, Bill Combs and Minnie tin ,i home .
Adams were joyriding in Ralph's
Ford Sunday afternoon.
C. Z. Adams and son Elmer
were shopping in Chandler Sat-
Mr. Townsley and son Saint
were shopping in Chandler Sat-
Bess and Bill Townsley visited
at the Coder home Tuesday.
Bess Townsley called on Minnie
Adams Monday afternoon.
this vicinity I at
their High- iui
T. E. Price, our popular cattle
buyer, is the proud owner, of a
bran'spa akin' new Ford, which
C. H. Hesi'r, local manager of
theT. H. Roger; lumber yard
here, had the misfortune to lose
his line Jw >.')0 milch cow Monday
of this week.
Consider the lilli,how they
grow; they toil not, neither do
they spin; yet I say unto you,
Solomon in all his glory was not
arrayed like one of these.
the Woodman Hall Sunday
uorning and eveiiing.
The Nazarene people held
prayi-l- meeting at the Santa Fe
depot Sunday afternoon.
Sabbath School wai well at-
teneded at all the churches Sun-
ihe Nazarene people are in-
dustriously at work erecting
their building and expect to have
it completed in time for Easter
Special orchestra music at the
Easier ervices at the Presbyter-
MAY HEAVE* BLESS 'EM
SPRAINS AND STRAINS RELIEVED
trates wi'houi i ibl< Shan't
the Dure* like n I y p ters or
menu. Kor chrot ic 1 hi ,
have this well knuvn remedy handy.
For the pnins of tfripp.j and folln«,r
trenuoue.*ork, i yivet; quick reiii
At all druggiata, ^5c.
' So Macli Belter
HXamxfactu.'eci anil Ci'uarantecc! by
IE F NEST FLOUR KILLS IN AMERICA
Sold r.xclur.lvely by
OliVCk' k'i. •juiiitlii'OSl
How about your auto? Does
1 it need repainting? If so, see
Bf the f. H. Rogers Lumber Co.
L i hey have sonic very fine auto
% enamel in several colors that is
7. simply fine and not expensive.
• This enamel can be applied by
the owner and is dry in twenty-
if four hours so you lose no time
from jour car.
BAD COUGH? FEVERISH? GRIPPY?
\ml reed I) King's New Dif0(1 very
to atop that co'<t. tlv aoothiiif^ balsam
iiijredienla heal the irritated mem-
branes, aooth' the nor<- throat, tin-
.-.ntisepl ic q julitu-m kill the germ ami
♦our cold i-< i|ijiekly rel <-ved Dr.
Ivinit'.- Ntw 1) try has for 48 years
«iard remi <ly for coutrha
oinl " i< in th. Hiiud, of honiea. Get
a bottle tod-ty and I avi- it handy in
During the month of March we
received new and renewal sub-
scriptions from the following: v
Mi B. H. Christy, Davenport.
W. M frill, Rock Bridge, III.
August Schwan, Davenport.
\\ . M. Hickey, South Haven,
S. P. Bennett, Pottsboro, Tex.
Lewis McCracken, Watertown,
Mi s. L. M. Smith, Harrodsburg,
R. M. Argabright, Davenport.
J. W. 1'uilis, Davenport.
Di. i M. Morgan, Chandler.
t'. 11. Blown, Stroud,
Mi - Estelle SitWer, Davenport.
Please remember that it is
very necessary that our readers
keep their subscriptions paid up
in advance, that wt may be able
to continue sending the paper at
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Tryon, W. M. The Davenport New Era (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 5, 1917, newspaper, April 5, 1917; Davenport, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc109412/m1/1/: accessed August 15, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.