The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 186, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 24, 1916 Page: 1 of 4
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NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, FKBRI VI: mi,,
LATEST NEWS OF THE WAR
• WHERE THE CROWDS GO"
Selvin & Company
THIS IS THEIR LAST NIGHT IN NORMAN
DON'T FAIL TO SEE THEM
P I LUC ROGRAM FOR TONIGHT CONSISTING OF
The Mound of the Baskervilles"
IN FOUR REELS
FROM THE STORY BY SIR A. CONAN DOYLE.
A Picture with Thrills Galore
BRING THE WHOLE
10c and 20c
Germans Make Big Gains in \rlois
Region in France—Italians Make
Gains Over Austrians—
London, Feb. 22.—The Italians, af-
ter weeks of hammering: at the
Austrian position with their big: guns,
have captured the mountainous region
of Collo, in the Sugana valley, and also
have occupied the towns of Roncegno
By their new acquisition of Terrain
the Italians now are almost within
striking distance of one of their chief
objectives of the war, the city of
Trent, which lies, protected on the
north, east and south by a lint of
forts, fifteen miles west of the cap- t." ,n.el
tured region. I APnl u.
CALL FOR REPUBLICAN
At Norman, March
Pursuant to a call
chairman of the Repul.li,
mittee, whereby pre
county conventions an*
tion are to be held, a Ri
ty convention is herein
in Norman Saturda\
191(5, at 2 o'clock p
pose of selecting a coi
the state comn ittee, a
man, and twelve del«'
the state convention to
lahoma City on March
to select a congr
man and elect t \vt
tend the 5th Cong1
to be held at Guthrie
state conven !
u'led to meet ]
March 18th '
for the pur
ty member of |
county chuir ;
te to attend
>e held in Ok |
2, 1916. Also'
Make Morman Hard to Forget
Carrie Nation raised her station, | written in fame, and nothing
and broke into fame by smashing the:match it, the woman and hatchet. ...
window pane. Oh, for a Carrie, to| will surely boost her if she will ruin along the front in Russia and Galicia
hatchet aroun', and smash every roosl-1 the rooster; the rooster with ugly _ The Russians are still pressing the
tured region. * j I-J' ' ''
I Again there has been vicious fight-. , l,,'e(i'"ic?
I ing in the Artois region of France, in e 11,1
Champagne and along both banks of
the Meuse above Dun. To the east of
Souchez, after a heavy bombardment,
the Germans attacked and captured
800 meters of French trenches and
took seven officers and 319 men pris-
So powerful was the attack that the
Germans, seven battalions strong, not
alone occupied first-line trenches, but
at points gained access to some of the
The French by a counter attack, it
is officially announced by Paris, suc-
ceeded in driving out the Germans
from all but a few of these positions,
the Germans suffering heavy casual-
At Brabant-Sur-Meuse the Germans
also broke into the French trenches,
but here again they were driven out
and back to their original positions.
The entire crew of about twenty-
two men of the Zeppelin airship
which was shot down by the French
near Branbant-Le-Roi perished in the
flames, which enveloped the aircraft
:is it fell from a height of 6,000 feet.
Berlin admits the loss of the Zep-
\Ve There is no change in the situation
places on Tuesdu
o'clock p. m., in the <
7:30 p. m. in tho .
purpose of sel ' !
member of the ce icy
tee, and to elect delei
Each precinct shall b<
one delegate at large
for each 20 votes or m-
thereof cast for the rep-
nee for governor in ti
precinct will i.e entitled u
will be as follow. :
.1 vol in
ry, and y
■ts for 11)
:esh spring vegetables i;
fine, line of Fresh Vegetables. Here's a list.
(i BF '
Cl in town. If she will only do it she j crow, the old red rooster must go.
will never rue it, and her name will be
THE CIVIC COMMITTEE.
10-1 West -
9-2 West —
9-1 East -
8-1 West ...
8-2 West -
7-2 West . -
6-1 West _
LES BEAUX ARTS PARTY
Misses Olga Hatley and Miss Elsie
Harris entertained the Les Beaux Arts
club and a number of friends at
BIG ADV. FOR UNIVERSITY
T'"-Vs h*rd in Armenia.
Constantinople in its first official
statement concerning the reverse to Lexington _
the Turkish arms at Eraserum says the <!Trma,51_r
retirement to positions west of the Ward 1
fortress took place after the Turks
Bananas, Etc., Etc.
'■ '''• 'r' h Eggs, Ircsh and cured Meats —
pa. ticulars and prices. We study to please.
toe- thr-. kinds, very fine. Vlso seed
sweet , ,
! '- VERi BEST
price on huMiei sales.
!.i'l R (Alexander's Best)
>ll"ii 25c; 2 gallons for 15
The tour of the University Glee club had destroyed positions to the east of
which returned home on Sunday was Erzerum and also fifty old cannon
P . , ■ , „ n ia tremendously effective advertise- which they could not take with them.
George Washington party at the G. D. ment for the University of Oklahoma, nenial is made that the Russians cap-
Wasson home, ,19 Asp avenue last;They sang before 7,500 people in six- tured 1,000 cannon and 80.000 '
evening. The costumes worn were of | teen cities of Oklahoma, Kansas and oneri
the time of George and Martha, and a
special pleasing feature was the danc-
ing of the Virginia Reel and the state-
ly minuet. Dainty refreshments were
servH. It was voted by the guests as
one . the best and most enjoyable
functions given this season.
Ward 2 53 4
Ward 3 114 7
Ward 4 81 5
J. M. ORE,SHAM,
Chairman Republican Central Com.
J. J. BURKE, Secretary.
Jay Sherman, Member State Com.
( hickens •.
I'reduce accepted same as cash. Eggs, Butter, and
i ted. Best price offered.
2 lbs. sugar for $1 with
every $5 00 purchase,
l'hone 394—Prompt Delivery
Rock Building—West Main
UNIVERSITY SUMMER TERM
Eighty-seven courses will be offered |
in the University of Oklahoma sum- j
mer school, according to Dr. W. W.
I'helan, director, who declares that
—Watch out for the Black Cat.
—Best Paint on Earth, at Mayfields.
Goes farther and lasts longer.
exchange at Simpson's grocery
store on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 26.
Missouri, traveling 1800 miles every- " A "semi-official report from Berlin Fred Reed- Member Cong. Com.
where being received with glad ac- say3 the Sonussi tribesmen from —
claim. The club consisted of some Western Egypt have captured several DARK HORSE PRESIDENT
twenty members of the School of Fine towns and are approaching the Niie
..l ei.6 department, and is known rjver valley. Fred Capshaw lost out in his fight mosranyonecan find almo8t"anvth!n'£
P f "Ki^ ci T Again the Bulgarians and French fnr presidency of the state organiza- he or she wants in this variety of 87
bers are: I rof. William Schmidt, di- have come in contact on the Graeca- tion of Young Men's Democratic Clubs courses offered Besides the ordinary,
rector; Prof. Paul S. Carpenter, vio- Serb frontier. The Bulgarians were now holding its annual session in Tul- instruction given in classes it least
limst; James A. Brill, cartoonist; forced to retire after a lively engage- sa, but he and his cohorts certainly put four nationally known educators will
Wh?>«CeR f' :'£an' „ ac'comPanist; ment, leaving a half dozen prisoners "P a vigorous fight; so vigorous and he brought, t® Oklahoma to lecture on
Joshua B. Lee, impersonator; Abner in the hands of the French. strenuous that they succeeded in nam- special subjects for the
Fleming' tT Hinshawf GradySWan?; large^numbe'r ^ pre5idSnt' na™in? C>re".« summer school students.
. uvviuii h"1'11 naooco, ui iCdol
! certainly put four nationally known educators will
JjHcinSh?WvrGrjdyi ^anP' large number of air craft," is reported Markham, of Pryor Creek, for the Of this" numbed iir^A C Monahan
—The ladies of the Barean class of | 5Vs.fe'an™ r!ra o Murdock, Irvin to have arrived in the Mediterranean position. For five hours pandemoni- of Washington d'. C one of the first
the Christian Sunday school will hold i;, f on, Walter Schoggen, Leon sea according to Italian dispatches unl reigned in the convention, the del- rural school experts of the nation will
" ' Klostermyer, Herman Lorenz, Thom- printed in German newspapers. egates being in a deadlock between giveacourseofleciures onthe Un-
as Graham, Harry Balhnger, Leon Lord Robert Cecil, British undersec- Fred Capshaw and Henry Woods, and provement of the country school - Prof
SUTwT' y nnmg and retary for foreign affais, is consider- many near-fights were staged be- L. W. Rapeer an educational hvgene
Fred Woolsey. ed as likely to be given the portfolio tween the warring elements. Finally, expert from Pennsylvania State 1?nl-
of blockade minister, the government when it was seen that a choice between lege, will give a special course in
THE MAUD OIL WELL , having decided to create this new port- the two was impossible, committees school hygene; and Dr William C
folio in the cabinet and place full re-, were appointed from each side equally, Crawford of Boston head of the Bov's
They tell us that the 6,000,000 foot sponsibility for the blockade of Ger- who went out and agreed upon Mark- Industrial School of that city and Dr
gas well and prospective good oil well many and matters connected with the ham, and the dove of peace once more P. Burrough. field secretary' of the
at Maud is on the land of our old British orders-in-council in the hands j settled upon the convocation. A num-1 Baptist Sunday «chool board of N
friend, Dr. B. F. Nesbitt, the well | of a single individual. : her of University Young Democrats ville, Tenn , will give a course on re
known politician and late member of attended, and Henry Hawley was ligious education
the legislature, and also that he has BIG EXCITEMENT AT MAUD ! elected college secretary of the organ-' Enrollment at last year's summer
been offered $80,000 for a deed to the nation. 1 term reaphfMi 540 Dr r?helan Sare
jjighty on which it has been struck., j T „ | I he believes the figures will reach close
RISE IN PRICE OF SPEEDING | to the thousand mark this year.
That House of Yours!
Wouldn't it look a lot tetter If
painted with pure paints; that la,
strictly pure white lead and par*
REYNOLDS & SON
PAINTING AND DECORATING
Ladies, a full line of spring
flowers and untrimmed hats ara
on display in our window and in
Why not trim your own hat
this spring? You can save half
its cost and have a hat that suita
See them in our window.
Carter's Nickel Store
The doctor's many Cleveland county!. JudK? and Mrs- J- M- Greshatii are'
^ =~ -— ' in receipt of news from their tenant
friends trust it is true.
on a 160-acre farm they own some «,t! „ ' "
seven miles west of Maud, Okla., that ' "r ^'"ifeIt Ae5« House cleaning
—House paint, buggy, auto, floor j ?hIre'smgreaTe|xc°itement' ^ve'^'there spfdin^ st'.a" be1" stopped,Tnd to that1 will
Essay's DruTsto63 °f ^ * about the big gas and o." find It wdl ™d 18 raismif th" """"
Lindsay s Drug Store. u rf>momhptpH n r, nnn non fnr.t
No trouble to show you the new
—Money to loan on city property,
A, McDaniel, phone 23. It
Register both your bojr and girl in the "Children's Savings
Club" at any of the following named banks:
First National Bank
Norman State Bank
Security State Bank
The following named merchants allow three per cent on caah
sales, commencing with month of February, 1916. Deposit the
check for this 3% and accumulate a savings account for your
ROBERT C. BERRY
F. J. McGINLEY
U. S. TUBBS
S. H. McCALL & SON
NORMAN CASH GROCERY
MOOMAU CLOTHING CO.
E. B. KIMBERLIN
W. N. RUCKER
H. G. GREENMAN
H. W. STUBBEMAN
S. P. VICARS & SONS
MEYER, MEYER & MORRIS
JAS. D. MAGUIRE
MINTEER HDWE CO.
BROKEN DOLLAR STOBE
C. A. RICHARDS
R. D. LINDSAY
BARBOUR & SONS
SMITH BOOK STORE
Children's Saving Club
-Mr and Mrs. H. M. McComb have
be remembered a 6,000,000 cubic foot
gasser was recently struck in that lo-
cality, mixed up with considerable oil,
and the tenant writes that the inhabi-
tants of that neighborhood have gone
"hog wild" over the prospects. Leases
on land close to the well are bringing
$100 per acre, and $10 per acre for
land within eight and ten miles. Mr.
and Mrs. Gresham decline to j:et ex- j
cited over the matter, but would prob- <
ably lease if they get a good offer. In I
addition to the $10 to $100 per acrej
PaZ;a °"e.ti«hth.royalt.y A very pleasing function was given
comes to the owner of the land and it, at the residence of Mrs. S. R Bell 420
^n L'mmniionlei^a w!!le °Vhem S' Uni- Boulevard, last evening, by the
fe low cit^ens " 0Ur '°cal chapter of the Daughters of the
And In th?s connection, why not let Washington'sV0 '0n' ^ °f
COO TXT^of PIiufoIo n/1 Il • 4.. , ,
the price has been a $1.00 fine for first j field'*,
offense together with a warning, but'
yesterday the fine was raised to $5 for
first offense, with a warning that
there would be a big rise for future of-
fenses. The fine was paid by one of
the jitney drivers, who was hitting a
25-mile gait. All automobiles have
speedometers and there's no excuse
for the drivers.
Better look a little out.
D. A. R. CELEBRATE
:S10 North Stewart.
us see what Cleveland count;' has to
offer in the Denver neighborhood, or
somewhere's else? If not, why not?
Somebody's going to strike "it in
Cleveland county just as sure as fate!
BIG AUDIENCE PROMISED
The "Merry Wives of Windsor,"
which is to be given by the Dramatic
Department of the University tonight
at the Franing, will attract one of the
largest audiences ever assembled in
that edifice. Every reserved seat was
taken by this morning, leaving only
the six back rows in the balcony for
general admission, and it was thought
those, too, would be put on the reserv-
ed list. The interest taken in the play
is certainly a marked tribute to the
director, Miss E. Marie Anderson, and
to the performers and promoters.
addresses were made by Prof. Tho-
burn and Prof. Dale, and the rooms
were decorated and costues appro-
priate to George and Martha Washing-
ton times. There was a large attend-
ance, and some of the costumes were
very beautiful and elaborate.
TWO ALARMS OF FIRE
—Everybody is looking at the
$1.00 window at Rucker's
A fire started to burn off the lawn
near the Baptist church got away
from the promoters last evening about
7 o'clock and threatened to do some
damage. It was put out, however, be-
fore the fire wagon got to it.
At 12:30 today another alarm was
caused by a small barn on the R. Ele-
veld lots on West Symmes catching
fire. It burned to the ground, with a
loss of some $60, hut was confined to
AMERICAN SURETY COMPANY
"h' • ***« surety company on eertfc, executes all kinda at
D. BORJES, Contractor
£"er good uptodate Stone and Brick Work, contracting
milding jf cement, (tone or brick buildings, also house moving.
i«e me for prices. Twenty-Be.en years arperience. natent etone
, lant in connection. No tricks of the trade tolerated Will treat
ron nght- 113 West Symmes street; phone 278.
D. BORJES, Contractor
—New patterns of spring wall pa j
I per at Lindsay's Drug Store
n- . ■ . ,1 . - ,. , —Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Sherman,'
L -JVm StTR' ! Mr,, Everett Sherman and Mrs Dr j
Healdton oil fields a busi-, Thacker drove up from Lexington to-i
|n.H % in the Sherman ear Mr lay
irplivplv S th3t v,c,mty; Sherman came along to chaperone the
crowd, and to hobnob a while with the
—Samples and close outs in ladif^ ,
Queen Quality shoes. Vaities to $i 00 —Wall paper, paints
at only $2.85. Rucker's. j Lindsay's Drug Store
and oils at
FARM FOR TRADE
5«0 acre bottom farm, 1 V* miles from Ferguson. Okla, house,
aarn and slWs; cistern, well; 90 acres in wheal; loan $2,500.00,
7%, 5 years. Value $4,500.00. Want to trade equity for real-
kne*> in Norm as.
VINCENT 8c WEIR
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