Oklahoma Leader (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 308, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 9, 1921 Page: 3 of 8
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Ielepke e lloat
She Wears Black Silk
Knickers and Doesn't
Care Who Sees 'Em.
RUM SCHOONER CAPTURED
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Frost of 820
Llast Fifth street, entertained infor-
mally at their home Monday evening
in honor of the twentieth birthday
iinniversary of Mrs. Frost's son, Lee
Hoy Simons. The guests of the oc-
casion included Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Adkins, the Misses Gladys Aiken,
Chlo Snodgrass, Mertis^Broomfield,
Jennie Shaff and Alva Allen, the
Messrs. Harry Failor, Leon Shaff,
and R. G. Elliott.
The Golden Rule class of the Pil-
grim Congregational church met
Monday afternoon with Mrs. Harry
Palmer, 805 West Frisco avenue. The
following officers were elected dur-
ing the short business session of the
meeting: President, Mrs. Ben Moore;
vice president, Mrs. Harry Hope;
secretary, Mrs. Glenn Cross; treas-
urer. Mrs. Charles Fisher.
guests were Mrs. W. R. Ingram. Mrs.
J. H. Coombs, Mrs. Jaipes Taylor,
Mrs. Floyd Bates. Mrs. Bert Moore,
Mrs. Perry Thomps<1ft, Mrs. C. T.
Crowder. Mrs. Dwight Lepley, Mrs.
J. R. Hughes, Mjs. R. Rutledge, Miss
Ruby Ingram and Mrs. Walford of
The First Spiritualist church will
hold message services at the home of
Mrs. M. A. Adams. 909 East Eight!?
street, Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock.
of Capitol Hill Baptist church will
meet in the parlors of the church at
2:30 Tuesday afternoon, when Mrs.
G. T. N'etherton will have charge of
the lesson the subject of which will
be "Religious Information."
Mr. G. W. Bennett of Monett, Mo.,
returned home Monday morning,
after visiting his sister, Mrs. B. H.
Furrey of 1828 West Ninth street.
Mr. H. A. Dunlap of Augusta, Kan-
sas, expects to ntbve here with his
family some time in the near future.
Miss Jessie Vaughn, who has been
visiting friends here in the city, has
returned to her home in Arapaho,
Mrs. Bob Corrigan of 719 East j
Others-Third street, will leave Wednesday
for Parsons, Kansas, where she will
spend several weeks visiting her
The Sunflower League will meet
with Mrs. Augusta Williams. 410V4
South Robinson avenue, Wednesday
Rev. and Mrs. J. W. Oliver and
their daughter. Loraine, will leave
for a business trip to El Reno, Tues-
Mrs. Ben Orteg of Erick. Oklahoma,
is visiting her sister, Mrs. Eugene
Wood of 718 East Third street.
Mrs. Parker Spencer of 1634 West
Sixteenth street had as her guests
at dinner Monday evening Rev. and
Mrs. J. W. Oliver and their daugh-
ter Miss Loraine.
Mrs. Perry Thompson of 404 West
Wheeler avenue, han as her guest. |
Mrs. Clint Walford of Ardmore.
Mr. and Mffe. John Wilson of 617
East Tenth street', have returned
from a trip to Turner Falls and
Mr. and Mrs. George Woolley of
606 East Chickasaw avenue, have
been called to Sand Springs, because
of the Illness of Mrs. Woolley's sister.
Mr. George Pulley of 505 North
Durland avenue, has as his guest
Mr. James Overby of Harrisburg,
Miss Lillian Stevens of Dallas.
Texas, who has been visiting Mr. and
Mrs. E. Scrivner of 2427 South Har-
vey avenue, returned to her home
The Woman's Missionary society
BY LORETTO C. LYNCH
Some housekeepers always have
been immaculately clean, others
others spend as much on the nod
clothes, hut never acquire tliut near-
to-perfection appearance for their
A woman in charge of a hospital
told me some of the secrets wheteby
the patient's beds always look im-
"We make it a point to havo the
top counterpane smooth and tree
from wrinkles. Our nurses in train-
j ing are instructed Just how to fold
these top covers back in certain dtfi-
lulte folds until the last fold finds
| them resting neatly on tho foot of
| the bed. This is done when a patient
j is receiving treatment or at night
just before lights go out.
"For a restless sleeper very soon
I wrinkles and makes unpresentable
looking a top cover. And no muter
how clean are the undersheets if the
top cover is wrinkled the bed seems
not well kept."
This might be well for tho house-
wife to remember. And, by the way,
have you noticed the bargains iu
beautiful bed coverings th« shops are
offering because cotton has come
down in price?
Not only are the better shops show-
ing all kinds of the heavier coun-
terpanes in white and soft shades of
various color, btit they are showing
some of the lightweight sheet rovers
to be used over a foundation of deli-
It might not be unwise to lay in a
quantity of such staples as sheets
and pillow cases.
Often an irritable baby will im-
prove If transferred to a well-made
Thelma Miller of Los Angeles bed. When I see the soiled, wrinkled
thinks that men have worn trousers bed coverings of many baby-
long enough. She doesn't see why'coaches I do not wonder that the
women should be hampered by little innocents yell. After a bath,
skirts, no matter how short. For transfer the cross baby to a woll-
this reason she has started some- made bed and note the difference,
thing in the city on the Pacific; To prepare a bed, first of all turn
coast by wearing black silk knick- the mattress after it has aired as
Smith Predicts Increase In
Total Amounting to Sev-
board of equalization. The great-
est decrease submitted by a county
assessor was that of Payne county,
with a loss of $4,733,219.
Some of the counties, particularly
in the western part of the state,
asked for decreases because of the
decrease of population in the fartn-
1 Ing sections. The Roger Mills
.county assessor stated before the
i board that his county had lost 2,000
In the last ten years.
The valuation of Pottawatomie
county was not raised because some
drainage ditches were said to have
caused water to back up and had
, ruined more than twenty sections of
The equalization board raised the
The schooner Henry L. Marshall, lying off Quarantine in New \oik counties but two, and some of
harbor, fter having been brought to port by the ( oast Guard cutter M(i, 9ery|ca corporatlon8 have
Seneca. The schooner, a booze runner, was captured by the Seneca just
outside the three-mile limit off Barnegat, N. J. One thousand two hun-
dred cases of liquor on board were confiscated. The captain of the
schooner escaped in a motorboat. The Marshall was flying the British
lla« when captured. She was formerly a Gloucester. Mass., fishing boat,
and the authorities are not satisfied that she was transferred from Ameri-
can registry. According to reports .the Marshall received her booze supply
in the Bahamas and did a rushing business Just outside the three-mile
limit off the New Jersey coast.
That there will be no appreciable |
Increase over the total state valua-
tion of last jrear iu the prediction 1 reek coun,>' valuation M,000,000,
Of Frank carter, state auditor, Tues- j mo" °' whirh <-an be accounted (or
(lay I in a 50 per cent raise in the value
Valuations of the rest of the pub-
lic service corporations were to be
taken up at the meeting of the board
HARDING RETURNS TO
FDR THE BRITISH
itlnued from Page 1
Darwin, have written about the his-
tory of the human race.
All of them—most of them, any-
way—rhave neglected to Include in
their revolutionary treatises, auy de-
tailed accounts of the origin of jokes.
I wonder what the first joke was?
Responsibility for Alaska's
Sinking Is Yet To Be
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 9.—(By IT. j
P.)—A federal investigation to fix
responsibility for the Alaska dlsas- 1
ter was expected to get under way
Many of the survivors began ar-
riving here today, most of them com-
ing on the steamer Anyox.
EUREKA. Cal., Aug. 9.—(By IT. P.) , j
—Responsibility for the wreck 0( h'nd the scenes and Americans are ; the bed.
the steamer Alaska Saturday night: s"nln« American shipping and. Every worker is entitled to a clean,
I thwarting American efforts. comfortable, restful bed. And the
| "These ships," LaFollette says, housewife - who has the welfare of
nearly 100 in number, traversing her family at heart will see to it that
17 bodies I ''ver5' loute of commerce open to the ! every bed Is well kept.
Amercan trade are enjoying the most
carrying trade from the
nited States, are just as completely
British as any ships that fly the
. . ... , British flag. They man and officer
The tale of the steamer striking . . .. ,. , ..
# t , j the ships, fix the rates, route the
ships and hold them at all times sub-
ject to the British navy."
Assailing this shlppng corporaton
as a "partnershp between the mas-
ters of shipping of Great Britain and
the masters of railroads and finance
Elsie Ferguson, in "The Witness
for the Defense," showing through
Tuesday at the Rialto, acts at her
best in this latest Paramount pro-
luction. The scenes are laid in the
jungles of India. A I^arry Semon
comedy, and news views also on the
program, l'omes Wednesday only,
Roy Stewart, in "Paying His Debt,"
a western story.
Harold Lloyd, in a feature comedy,
"Get Out and Get Under," is the
main attraction on the bill showing
here through Wednesday. Also a
drama, "The Road to London."
long as possible. Cover the mattress
' with a slip made of unbleached mus-
lin to protect it from surface dirt.
i In the case of a child or iuvalid
put on a waterproof sheet. The
I shops will show you these in sevenl
1 varieties at several prices. The
clothes sheet comes next. Fold over
each corner neatly, and if the sleeper
is apt to be restless, pin the corners
to the mattress on the under sid
with large safety pins that coma for
this purpose. Put on the top theet j —CAPITOL
j and then the blanket. If one W used. | Hoscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle in
latest laugh producer, "The Travel
Ing Salesman," showing at the Cap
itol through Tuesday, appears as
Put on the counterpane. Place the
pillows covered with clean slips in
ests to British interests. British place. An extra covering in the
shipping interests and the British form of a comfortable or quilt may
government are pulling strings be- be folded and placed at the foot of
"Nobody," a substitute for a play
which failed to arrive, is a mystery
picture with good acting an sus-
tained interest. Christie comedy.
"Back From the Front," and Pathe
Gordon A company head bill showing
through Wednesday. A popular song
number, a short comedy, and a novel
gymnastic offering finishes the pro-
Tom Mix, in "The Round-Up,"
shown last times Tuesday, appears
as a boy from the "cow country,"
who rescues a girl from rattlesnakes,
thugs, stampeding steers, and other
dangers. Wednesday. Constance Tal-
madge, in "Dangerous Business."
I^ast times Tuesday. Bessie Bar-
riscale, In "All of a Sudden Norma."
May Allison, in "Extravagance,"
Wednesday and Thursday.
"The Brand of Lopez," featuring
Sessue Hayakawa, here Tuesday.
Comes Wednesday, "Eyes of Youth."
with Clara Kimball Young, and a
Mack Sennett comedy.
had thetr valuations passed on. No
radical raises of corporation assess-
ments were made Tuesday morn-
ing. as they were graded on the
usual basis of the previous valua-
tion plus permanent Improvements.
O. A. Smith, clerk of the board of
equalization, believes however, that j
there will be an increase of $76,000,- | WASHINGTON, Aug. 9.—Deeply
000, which would bring the total up tanned and visibly benefited by
to $1,739,000,000, including counties twelve days divided between sailing
and public service corporations. He on the ocean and rest in the hills
stated that the valuations were of New Hampshire, President Hard-
ttltld about |W,000,000 by th.> Ing raturnad to Wirtrtngton it >i
assessors and about $20,000,000 by ; • m. today to resume the "cares of
tlir board. [state."
The valuation for 1920 was $1,-
664,448.745. While there were many
ounties which asked for the ap-
proval of valuation decreases, some
others showed great increases.
Twenty-eight counties showed in-
creases over last year.
.......... i w-lth the loss of 45 lives must be de-
i^llllllllllllll'IIMIIIilinillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll| termined others than local au-!
~~ j jyj % - thorlties. A coroner's jury, holding
MMCJfdOtl = an inquest over one of 17 bodies
% m f rrf-r = which have been recovered, returned
| I. BUI— | the simply verdict: Profitabl
llillMII'lllllill w;eDcekn.,,h by dr0Wni"B and BhlP
A good many smart men, including The tale of the steamer striking
Blunt's reef during a fog was re-told
at the inquest, and charges were
made of inefficiency in handling im-
properly-equippel lifeboats, but lit-
tle new was added to the details al-
drummer who steps into reels of ad-
venture at. a small town which he
makes. Also "cops" a bride. Enid
Bennett in "Hairpins," Wednesday
The Dancing DuBrowns, in classi-
Leader Want Ads—Direct Results.'cal and modern dances, and Swayne
OKMULGEE OIL MAN
SUFFERS FROM FALL
OKMULGEE, Okla., Aug. 0. Grant
; Heboid, prominent Okmulgee oil
Of these. Tulsa county showed the «*** *> ia ln a hospital here «uf-
larKCat. an Increase of 127,000,000, "r,n* re"
while Oklahoma county was second relve?, *h"r' he 'cll from the top of
with *10.000.000 increase. an o l derrick to the Kround. His
For 1920, the valuation of Okla- ■ "ro !,crl0 '-
homa county was $114,381,173, which
was raised to $124,392,001, by the as-
sessor. As a rule, those counties
which showed Increases were coun-
ties in which were located industrial
plants and factories, while the agri-
cultural counties were not raised.
No valuations were lowered by the
Fre*h imd Sanitary
I)rlf« hy unit Tukft
■one H Dozen
«1« W. 3rd 8t.
Burkhart Electric Co.
138 West Second Street.
Phone W. 1422. Opposite Y. M. C. A.
Highest Class Work at Moderate
1'rices. Mall Orders Filled Promptly.
In China are to be found in cir-
culation lumps of gold and silver
bearing marks which show that they
were first issued hundreds of years
ago. In shape they are Hquare, oval,
or oblong, and they weigh anything
up to one and a halt-pounds.
Why Pay More?
Suits Cleaned ^ 4
and Pressed JL
Our recommendation to you:
Ten yearn in business at
the same old address.
many ailments are caused
from eye strain. Of most
vital importance are the
Dr. J. G. Irwin
32 fears Optician
19 North Broadway
COOL AND COMFORTABLE
Most of the 106 survivors had left | ot thls country La KoUette declared
Eureka todaj. j "that we cannot hav
A few of tho injured and more ex
During the night watchflres were
kept burning on the beach and pa-
trols trudged along the sands of
« .u Cape Mendocino in hope that some
And a large percentage of the , of (|)p human forraE
would come to
population is aware that Mark Twain
was antedated somewhat, by the j'
jesters of the middle ages, who were
by no means the first to use jokes.
Nearly everybody nowadays, knows
that Montague Glass didn't invent
• • e
eleven muscles in the
I am told that the humor of a sav- j
age is very crude, and that mankind's 1
early laughter may have been caused
by bouncing of cocoanuts off one
Even that, however, may be com-
paratively modern, if the first Joke
I have an idea that one of the most
primitive laugh provokers was the
John Treedweller probably went to
his landlord with a complaint.
"My eaves are leaking," he said.
"It rained last night, and the rain
came right in on the sleeping fork.
"Did it?" returned the landlord.
"That's funny. Your rent's raised
six moujaks a month. Ha! Ha!"
• * •
That was the first Joke.
The second one happened when
Mrs. Treedweller found a vacant oak.
with hardwood floors. Just around
the corner, and Mr. T., playfully
bidding the landlord adieu, pushed
him into th$ brook.
TODAY IN CONGRESS
Begins consideration of Capper-
Tincher bill to regulate grain ex-
Administration's railroad re-
lief program considered hy inter-
state commerce committee.
Report of Ford-Newberry elec-
tion contest by privileges and
Finance committee expects to
complete hearings on dyestuffs
embargo and American valuations
plan on tariff bil'.
Ways and mains committes
continues work on tax measure.
Joint agricultural committee
continues federal reserve inquiry.
Girl, Sixteen, Loses Her
Florence Cobleigh, 16-year-old
Brooklyn. N. Y., girl, had the distinc-
tion of possessing two husbands. She
j lost them both in the Brooklyn su-
1 preme court recently, 'when Justice
I Squires annulled the marriage on ap-
i plication made by the girl's mother.
' Florence married Robert Brocklen-
I hurst In November, 1920, and on
| April 2 of this year married Otto
I Beringer. Beringer heard of his
j bride's previous marriage and had
| her arrested for bigamy. The charge
j was not pressed, because of the
j | girl's youth
a distinctly •
American merchant marine through
these interlocking combinations."
Hostile to Labor.
| LaFollette declared that there was
i an organization in Great Britain to
control legislation in the interest of
British commerce all over the world
I and that ther* never had been an
j hour while this country was pouring
the hundreds of millions of dollars in
taxes into the upbuilding of our mer-
chant marine, "when that organiza-
tion has not been operating in this !
country in order to control legisla-
tion in the interest of the British
, merchant marine."
The labor policy, which I^a Fol-
| lette declared had driven the Amer-
ican seaman into open hostility and
antagonism with the shipping board, j
has not only been continued under >
the new board appointed by Presi-
dent Harding, but had driven them
i into further antagonism.
Should Change Policies.
The senator charged that the mas-
ters of American finance have not in
the past considered a merchant ma-
rine from the point of view of na- I
tional interest in peace or war and j
that tho national interest is receiv- '
ing no interest at their hands today.
"The one question they have con-
sidered has been thaf of profits. If
the greatest profit could htt made in
conducting our overseas commerce
under the British flag, that has been
done," he said.
Assailing the attitude of the ship-
ping board toward the British mer-
chant marine, La Follette declared
that the board's policy was so hostile
to the American merchant marine
that "If it were once submitted to
the senate and the American people,
not a dpllar of money would be con-
tributed to support the shipping
board unless its policies were rad-
DRY OFFICES MOVE HERE
Following a notification from ;
Washington offices of th* federal
prohibition director, will be moved
from Stillwater to the Magnolia
building in Oklahoma City. The new
offices will be on the second floor |
and will be ready for business as
soon as the equipment is received !
from Stillwater. M. F. Meadows is
' Jor /AeM
The left side of the
is prettier and more i
face as a rule j
A mammoth photo-
drama of amazing
beauty and power.
From the sensational
8tae;e success of the
By A. E. M. Mason
Scenario by OuIda
Ashes of Dreams!
The home she had planned with him, the joyous work-
ing together, the full happy years—gone! Tomorrow,
her trial for murder of the brutal husband that "duty"
had bade her wed. What was the verdict—of the jury
and of fate? Hear it, see it, today!
SUNDAY, MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Added LARRY SEMON in "THE STAGE HAND,"
and Select News.
People s Cleaning Co.
J. K. MOORE, Prop
I'linne U. GS32 405 West utli St
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