The Davenport New Era (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 20, 1915 Page: 4 of 7
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"YE LITTLE OLE HOME PAPER"
Entered as second class'mail matter at the post office at Davenport, Okla-
homa. according to act of Congress of March 3rd, 1879.
W. M. TRYO , Editor.
Office Phone o. 10.
Mrs. M. A. HUMPHREY, Publisher
$1.00 A YEAR.
Residence Phone 49
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All ads will be ryn and charged for until ordered out. Changes for all aas
must be in this office by Tuesday night to insure change that week.
It may be. Everything that Interest*
his neighbors must interest him, if h©
1b a genuine follower of the Christ.
It is the mission of the church—th
rural as well as the city—to evange-
lize the whole world, to train to the
highest degree of efficiency those
whom It evangelizes and to seek to
make the spirit of Jesus the absolute
rule In all human relations.
SHOULD BE UNIVERSITY OF RE-
Duty of Christianity to EvanfleUxe ths .
It Is an admitted economic fact that
there can be no permanent prosperity
without a permanent agriculture.
f By Rev. Jno. A. Rice, D. D.
Pastor St. John M. E. Church. South.
•4 St. Louis. Mo.
Some years ago, the question was
asked: What is a college? The at-
tempt to answer it shook the educa-
tional world in America from center
to circumference. Another question is
now beginning to be asked: What is
a church? Without undertaking to
fiv# a definition of it, let me ask, in
(bli initial paper, what the church
it for? The New Testament reveals
three distinct tasks to which it is
First, that of evangelization. Th
church ia divinely commissioned to
reach for the lowest and the least
man in tho least land and offer him
eonship to the Eternal God; offer him
% divine power, which lifts him out
of the bog and places him upon the
feighest levels of human life, where
God and the soul are In fellowship.
This alone were an Immense prir*
Teaching the Art of Living.
The church i commissioned alls
to teach and train those who are
rich with its evangelistic message.
The term, Religious Education, has
com* to mean a specific thing in our
country, namely, the training of the
people in the local church in those
dees matters which pertain to the
art of living. I am not now speaking
of the work of education in schools,
colleges and universities, but the work
of education at our doors, In the con-
gregation. Every agency in reach
should be employed to the utmost in
this Important mission. Indeed, the
local church could be made a sort of
university for all the people, in which
the simple, practical arts and virtues
of everyday life should be taught and
enforced. Only recently has this
special phase of the church's work re-
ceived anything like adequate atten-
tion. The New Testameni word tor
It 1* Edification.
School of Religion Needed.
Of course, the Sunday School is the
Center for all this work, although the
activities of the church should extend
through the entire week and the Sun-
day 8chool should cease to be se
named. It should be called the School
of Religion or the Church School or
something else that indicates it to be
an all-the week activity. During this
time various and Bundry clubs, classes,
musical organizations, culture courses,
as well as distinctly religious meetings,
slftuld be held. Thickly settled neigh-
borhoods, as we shall see, offer fine
opportunities for the development of
The third task to which the church
t! committed is that vf Christianizing
the Social order; that of Infusing the
•plrit of Jesus into every nook and
corner of our Ufe. Nothing is forel
to the interest ef the church.
Neighborly Love Essential.
If religion pervades and colors the
whole life then ours Is serious busi-
ness, for It will let no corner of the
world escape its Influence. The sooner
we learn that Christianity Is not a
thing to be practiced In a corner the
better for the world. The question of
the eighteenth century, touching Chile.
Uanity, was, Can It be made to square
with the human reason? Of the nine-
teenth, Can It be made to square with
the results of scientific research? Of
the twentieth, WUt <*# it do?
must learn to enforce not only love of
Ood, whom w| cannot see. but love to
•ur neighbors, with whom w e sr§ living
in WWM-Ut contact. Neither without
the oth'T ia Christ ar.np'haWCr elae
THE NATION's DINNER TABLE
When the dinner bell of this nation
I rings there have been slaughtered for
I the repaBt 13,000 beeves, 21,000 hogs,
4,600 sheep, 2,000 hundredweight of
) poultry and oth£r meats, and there
1 have been 700,000 bushels of cereals
1 and 540,000,000 pounds of vegetables
prepared for the feast. Multiply these
quantities by one thousand, repre-
senting approximately the number of
meals per annum, and we have the
annual contents of the nation's larder.
But with all our Immense quantity,
superb quality and wide range of pro-
ducts, the American housewife, like
the wife of King NebuchadnezTar,
longs for variety and she goes market-
ing In foreign lands. She buys abroad
$200,000,000 per annum of farm pro-
ducts that can and should be produce*
in the United States.
ALL MILLINERY AT COST
The Tulsa Booster Train ar-
rived in Davenport on schedule
time, Tuesday at 12:48 p. ni.
The twenty piece band led the
way, while the boosters marched
up main street to the bank cor
uer from whence the boosters
scattered to call on their friends,
and the band played on.
We had the pleasure of meet
ing Mr. Olds, of the Olds Press.
The slogan of the boosters was
"Buy it at home; and if you
cm't get it at home, come to
Tulsa for it."
A. H. K1NSEY
The Paint Man
For Interior and Exterior
Painting and Decorating.
Phone 70 Davenport, Okla
f HARD TIMES PRICES
• • Cleaning and Pressing Suits $1.00
" Pressing Suits 65
* Pressing Coats 40
.. Pressing Pants 25
WELL DRILLING. T
I still have my well drill and will 4*
drill anywhere. Satisfaction T
always guaranteed. Phone 4 on
•i* 21, Davenport. Give me a try. •£■
T F. M. STOCK WELL ^
DAVENPORT NEW ERA
"Ye Little Ole Home Paper"
FOR NEXT YEAR
Well—everyone knows the effect of Pine
Forests on coughs. Dr. Bell s Pine-Tar-
Honey is a remedy which brings quick re-
lief for whooping cough, loosens the
mucous, soothes the lining of the throat
and lungs, and makes the couphing spell
less severe. A family with growing chil-
dren should not be without it. Keep it
handy for all coughs and colds. 25c at
Electric Bitters a Spring Tonic.
A SLUGGISH LIVER NEEDS AT-
Let vour liver get torpid and you are in
for a spell of misery. Everybody gets an
attack now and then. Thousands of people
keep their livers active and healthy by
using Dr. King s New Life Pills. Fine
for the Stomach, too. Stop the dizziness,
constipation, biliousness and Indigestion.
Clear the blood. Only 25c at your drug-
Dentist at Nickell & Son's
Mrs. Dr. Baiid is on the Kick
Mrs. \v. Price is visiting in
Stroud this week.
Oliver Lay was over from
T. R. Hall was in Stroud
Tuesday on business.
Sunday school was well at
tended at this place Sunday.
Mr. aud Mrs. Bates yisited
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. L.
Flossie Coder spent Sunday
with Stella Stockwell.
Joe Harris was in this com-
Clevie Cupp, Vergie and Oma
Wilson spent Sunday with
Minnie Adams is visiting at
present with Mrs. Miller.
Hulda Carleston speut Satur
day night with Stella Stockwell.
Cordues Douglas speut Sun-
day with Robert and Willice
Irene Priess visited Mildred
Lee Newaam and family visit
ed at the Marvin Castleberry
Mrs. Newnam called on Mrs.
Douglas Thursday afternoon.
Floyd Nestlfiods spent Sun-
day afternoon in this communi-
Misses Lois Hall and Bela
Massey were in Chandler Tues
At a meeting of the School
Board last Thursday the follow-
ing teachers were elected for the
•nsuing school year.
Mrs. Rose J. Wright, Super
Miss Janie Chowning, Inter-
medials, Grammar Department.
Miss Hazel Bishop, Intermedi-
Ms;<s Ada Nickell Primary.
As all these teachers are well
known here, and are well quali
tied, we all expect the most
satisfactory and best school here
next year that we have ever
had. The Board has arranged
matters so that children trans
ferring from the country will
have every advantage that it is
possible to give them.
13 weeks—25 cents T
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DR. W. D. BAIRD *
Physician and Surgeon 4"
Special attention to diseases $
of Women and Children «J«
Residence—Phone 6 4*
Office—Phone 4 4*
OBY OliSOX *
Delivery and Hauling 4"
Trunks Hauled To Or From 4«
Both Depots Promptly and 4*
Carefully. -:- -> 4*
WE ARE READY NOW j
DRS. liOUWEIN & HANSEN x
Rooms 1, 2 and 3 Feuquay J
Building, Chandler, Okla. 4*
THOS. S. HARRIS *
Feuquay Bldg.-, 4«
Chandler, Okla. $
Dr. W. D. Baird has just fin-
ished the new addition to his
YOUR CHILD'S COUGH IS A CALL
Don't put off treating your child's cough.
It not only saps their strength, but often
leads to more serious ailments. Why risk?
You don't have to. Or. King's New Dis
covery is just the remedy your Child needs.
It is made with soothing, healing and anti-
septic balsams. Will quickly check the
cold and soothe your child's cough away.
No odds how bad the cough or how long
standing, Dr. King's New Discovery will
stop it. It's guaranteed. Just get a bottle
from your druggist and try it
Miss Mattie Adams was home
from Drumright Saturday, re-
T. M. Hopkins and Asa Bur
roughs were down from Cushing
Srturday, returning Sund ty.
Remember, you get your mer-
chandise at sale price until Sat-
urday night.—Davenport Merc.
7 bars Magic White laundry
soap for 25 cents
8 one-pint tin cups for 5 cents
2 men's white handkerchiefs 5c
15}b sugar for $1.00
7ft good bulk roast cotiee $1.00
3ft fine bulk rasins 25c
16ft head rice $1.00
—Davenport Merc. Co.
Messrs. Bob Rittenhouse and
Edgar Walley, of Chandler, at-
tended the play here Saturday
Miss Lela Bullington has re
turned home after a few days
visit in Cushing. Norfolk and
Method of Keeping Cheeie,
Cheese wrapped In n cloth previous
ly steeped In vinegar and water will
ke«p fresh for * considerably longer
time than If kept In the storeroom In
the ordinary way. A dry cloth should
be kept wrapped round th« saturated
one, and the latter re-steeped in vin-
egar and water Crpm time to time.
For Infants and Children
In Um For Over 30 Yeare
Mrs. Alta Berry, from near
Chandler, who has been visiting
relatives here, has returned to
FRISCO TIME CARD
414 Governor • 2:12 a. m.
444 Local freight - P. m.
112 Passenger - • 9:22 p. m.
408 Passenger • 12:42 p. m.
413 Governor * • 6:19 a. m.
407 Passenger • 2:3i p. m.
SANTA FE TIME CARD
414 Local freight - 8.T>5 a. m.
408 Passenger - • 2:03 p. n..
407 Passenger • • 1:36 p, m.
413 lA>cal freight - • 3:35 p m.
The next time you make
a trip northward or east-
ward, it will pay you to
give the Frisco a trial. We have a
larger percentage of all-steel equip-
ment than any other railway in our
territory. Our dining cars and
eating houses are managed by Fred
Harvey. You get the full worth of
your money when your ticket reads
W. P. Woodruff, Agent
RHEUMATISM YIELDS QUICKLY
You can't prevent an attack of Rheuma-
tism from coming on, but you can stop it
almost immediately. Sloan's Liniment
gently applied to the sore Joint or muscle
penetrates in a few minutes to the inflamed
spot that causes the pain. It soothes the
hot, tender, swollen feeling, and In a very
short time brings a relief that is almost un-
believable until you experience it. Get a
bottle of Sloan's Liniment for 25c of any
druggist and have it in the house —againat
colds, sore and swollen joints, lumbago,
sciatica and like ailments. Your money
hack if not satisfied, hut it does give almost
inn ant relief.
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Tryon, W. M. The Davenport New Era (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 20, 1915, newspaper, May 20, 1915; Davenport, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc109995/m1/4/: accessed March 23, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.