The Davenport New Era (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 9, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 11, 1918 Page: 1 of 12
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'Ye Little 01c Home Paper
DAVENPO . i, OK LAHOMA, THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 1918
RED CROSS NOTES
The T)avenport branch of the
Red Cross began work Jan 2nd.
and have now turned in to 'lead
quarters at chandler, 127 pairs of
bed socks, 96 pajama suits, 310
under suits, 100 towels, 72 operat-
ing caps, 5 comforts, 99 prs. knit-
ted socks, 10 helmets, 5 sweaters
and 10 prs. wristlets.
On account of the Rainy evenin
Josh Lee postponed his entertai n
ment till the 19 of April.
..There will be an old fashioned
spelling bee at the Auditorium
Saturday evening April 13. Also
ahardtimo lunch Caftaria Stile
10 and 15c ad ai it ion for the benifit
of the Red Cros,:.
E. B. iioore, T. L. Lewis, Mr:
Merkieth, Barney and A1 Etal
were in Okla., City most of last
week looking at "used" cars, Mr.
Lewis purchased one of the above
said "used" Cttr-i and the mech-
a- :ch Barney and AI with skill
and stratui gy succeeded in get-
ting the above .<ientioned parties
across the countyline which riepr- i
ined Norman of her just dues.
This is the way two boys who j
rode a piece with them tells it to :
the New Era.
Your Choice ?
Willyou lend your
money and be free -
hoard it now and pay-
it out in Ifijjute when
liberty is lost ?
Dont forget Saturday and
dont miss the spelling bee.
Josh Lee postponed his money may be in the branch trea-
progran on account of that!Sll'"y' mo: o v'Ti" ,jeneeclefl- ^ont
rain but will be here April 19!bo s,tlsl,^-dont lct your effol ts
i ceas—think and act.
Come and hear him. j
There is 110 let-up to the need
for money for the Red Cross.
Each Red Cross branch should
have a financial committee and
every proper expedient for raisi-
ng money should be utilized.
It is reported that at school dis-
trict No. Ill, near the Sac and
Fox Agency, the district council
of defense has adopted the plan of
taking voluntary contibutions at
each meeting, and that an acre of
ground has been set aside for the
raising of cotton to be sold for the
Red Cross, the work to be done
These suggestions should be ad-
opted everywhere. If you will
cut slots in the tops of glass fruit
jars, past red crosses on the sides
of the jars and place the jars in
hotels, stoi'i dennis and at other
places where people congregate,
you will find yourselves well re-
paid for the c-tfort.
At Chandler a subscription list
has been sign-, d by business men
and others,* pledging definite mo-
nthly contribution. This should
be done at each branch and should
include farmers in the respective
If you have not been persuaded
heretofore of the need for greater
effort, the horrible battle now be-
ing fouget in France should con-
vince you. No matter how much
We have purchased the Davenport Garage and have conso-
lidated the two. We have also bought the J. H. Talbee buil-
ding known as "Mack's Cafe". Which we will open as a part
department and sales room for the Tulsa Four tar, where we
«vill have it on diSplav, come in and see it.
We will continued to ran our vork ' > wV !iave
been. Here you can get all kinds of repair work done.
We are now equipped to handle your auto work with., it ?
greatest efficiency. We have one of the best mechanics in
the south. Starter, generator, Ignition, & carburator work
GIVE US A TRIAL.
ALL WORK GUARNTEED
Funnell Adams Dean And Go.
We are consolidating our drygoods and grocery stores
into the Post Office Store and will soon be ready for the
spring trade. Everything is being fixed up in first class
shape for your comfort and convenience in shopping.
A great deal of this talk about the extreme high cost
of mercnandise is "bunk". By making use of our wide
experience in buying, we have been able to stock up for
the spring and summer with desirable, dependable,
seosonable, good quality, staple -and fancy merchandise
at REASONABLE PRICES.
The government says; "save and
serve". We will serve you so
that you can save.
T. R. HALL
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Tryon, A. L. The Davenport New Era (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 9, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 11, 1918, newspaper, April 11, 1918; Davenport, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc109474/m1/1/: accessed February 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.