The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 234, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 2, 1916 Page: 1 of 4
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While It's Fresh
The Daily Transcript
Medium in Town
NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, MA} 1, is
Ruckers Anniversary Sale
Begins Friday, May 5, 1916
WAIT FOR IT! WATCH FOR IT!
counfvTff y.,'arafaEO W- V Rucl"'r °n the Biggest Sale ever held in Cleveland
county, offenng fine goods al tremendous bargains, and attracting trade for many
miles in all direct,ons. To celebrate this eleventh anniversary he is now arranging
™ ,tr f 7 Wh'Ch h" Wi" °ffer the peoplf "f N,,r'na" "<« surrounding
country extremely low prices on ail classes of goods.
WATCH FOR THIS BIG SALE
OK DRV GOODS, CLOTHING, BOOTS AND SHOES. LADIES' READY-TO-WEAR,
NOTIONS, HATS AND CAPS, MENS AND BOYS EURNISHINGS,
UDERWEAR KOR MEN AND WOMEN
HAVE VOl REGISTERED?
Rucker's Anniversary Sale
Prices Will be Cut to the Core.
CAMPAIGN TO SAVE PAPER j
"Save the paper"—a motto made
following Secretary Redfield's appeal
to the people to be economical in the
use of paper of all kinds—has pro-
duced results, according to Elmer E
Brown, secretary of the Oklahoma
( itu ( hamber of Commerce, ami
hardly a day passes but Mr. Blown
receives inquiries from Oklahoma
people regarding a market for waste!
paper and rajfs. There are several
concerns in Oklahoma that purchase
such junk and Mr. Brown notifies bis'
correspondents of their location -
Oklahoma City Times.
NEW TIME ON INTER I'KB A N
ASK THOSE THAT USE IT
| Norman will be hostess to thous-
ands of guests during this week. ,
It behooves us to look our best, cut;
IRISH REBELLION COLLAPSE
The net results of the Irish rebel-1
lion in Dublin and other parts of Ire-1
land are something like 150 men, wn-1
men and children killed and $10,000,-1
000 worth of property destroyed. The I
rebels have surrendered, and their I
I ringleaders are prisoners in the hands J
of the English, many of them facing I
I death for high treason. Leaders of
both the Protestant and Catholic fac-1
tions of Ireland denounced the rebels I
in scathing terms, Mr. Redmond,
chief of the Nationalists declaring it I
I has put Home Rule for Ireland back
j many years.
It Not, Hunt I p the Registraar in
^ our Precinct and Get Your
Name on the List.
Have you registered?
It not, you should see the registraar
is your precinct and get your certifi-
.Today (May 1st) wa, the first day
| Registration lasts until and including
I May 10th. Take a neighbor with vou
i and go to the registraar and see that
[your names are duly on the list.
The regiy/ ars in the different pre-
cincts of tin city have been busy to-
day, and vo\. are coming in quite
■I. W. Armstrong is registraar
the tirst ward, lie makes his head-
quarters at Mayfield « drug store. W.
J. Hess was the first one registered
1>V htm, with C. A. Richards second
and A. A. Berry third.
■I. VV. Abies is registering for the i
second ward, at his Confectionery. J
i' 'J',*' first in 'his ward
with H. W. Stubbeman second and II
H. Flesher third.
. T. W. Baker is registraar in pre-
cinct. one of ward three, and makes
nis headquarters at lintel Agnes W
H. Bethurem was first i„ Bet eer
tificate this morning, with E. B Bai
nett second and Roy V. Lewis third.
I.eo McMakin is registraar for pre-
cinct 2, ward 3. The first three to get
certificates were K. Cralle, (I. W
McMakin and ('. M. ICeiger. He is at
Security State bank.
Otho Davis makes lis headquarters
at liisinger s barhoi hop. He regis-
ters for the 4th ward. The first three I
There is every indie(tion the voters
are not going to take ny chances, hut
are going to hunt ip their precinct
registraar ami see to it that their
name is on the list.
That's business If you have not
already done so. do it now.
Is Receiving a Cordial Welcome From
welcome 7$Jt£ d™ "<*** -eiv«„B the
set hints!" -* - ££
#b,y assis'H " ^ "nni"* lh- ■ - -nu
New Silks For Summer
Short lengths of excellent yard wide silks,
taffetas, crepe de chines and charmuse, values
to $2.00 a yard, special per yard only $1.00
All silk crepe de chine, full yard wide, white,
black and all colors, excellent values at $1.00
Tub silks, the most popular silk of the day,
full 32 inches wide, almost fifty patterns, every
wanted color, special per yard _59c
MAY FESTIVAL POSTPONED
The Interurban put its new schedul
into operation this morning. By it
the cars —
Moiman , Lt.- w,ure tne nour i 1 <in.cnui.-u a tracK meet in a ! "*'tM 1 a,,« lue weainei
and leaving 7 minutes after the hour. I neighboring city said in talking about! suitable for the flimsy gain
Several fine new cars have also been ! hls trip, that is the dirtiest town I ever' by the May Day actors and
put on, and others will be added from ! saw- ft is up to us to not allow any !
j 6 n° time- The new cars are paint- onc to get an impression like the above
ed yellow, and are uptodate interurban i about our town.
cars in every particular. L. C. LINDSAY, Mayor
II. L. Muldrow left this morning
I on a business visit to Ardmore.
The rainfall yesterday measured
Anril of 47?' rl„a|kinffta(t>0ta-' dur'nK!D —Vivian George is at his home on
nfs'lofthtu' in i°n - l'nce the j Koute ti, quite sick with the measles,
of the year of 10.30 inches. j but is reported on the mend.
OiIl™ McMakin was the guest of Miss (Catherine Wise spent Sun-
and Mondav fnends ° Sunday <<ay with her parents here, returning
• ,(> her school at Noble this morning1.
tei~Mrq' l" T n"rM vis.ited her sis-1 —I. M. Jackson was called to Okla-
; , ^ ley! in Oklahoma homa City, Sunday, to take charge of
City, yesterday and today. ; the body of Mr. J. H. Ferguson* and
wake arrangements for the funeral.
The clean-up proposition is!
abroad in the land. For instance, X. -Leo McMakin, registraar in Pre-
IW,°r?t' SpeC,ai sa'!'tary officer ot jcinct 2 of the Third ward, began to-
that "an manure8X t,10 People | day issuing election certificates to the
tnat all manure piles, hog pens, out-| voters of that precinct. He can be
houses, garbage dumps and trash found at the State Security bank from
once Clean°d UP and rem0Ved at ® m- to 5 p. m.oron the street from
" - today to May 10th.
Prof. Snyder will open a dancing
school in Davis hall next Monday
night, May 1st, at 7:30. All the new
dances, and a specialty made of the
five latest dances. Special prices giv-
en to ladies. See him at the hall
Monday night or inquire of J. W.
Abies, at Sooner Confectionery. 3t
HAVE YOU ANY ROOMS?
The Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A.
have finished their canvass of the
town for rooms for visitors during the
field meet. If you were missed, and
have any rooms for rent, phone 245
and get them listed.
Two hundred feet beneath the East River and a
caisson breaks —there is a call for volunteers to rescue
those crushed in the tunnel. Martin Henchford, mur-
derer, furtive from justice, answers this call. He per-
forms a wonderful feat, he saves his companions from
death But his conscience troubles him. This is just
a part of the story of
"The Man Who
Couldn't Beat God
A story bubbling with love, intrigue, and mystery
a story of politics and a conscience that would be
"WHERE THE CROWDS GO"
ADMISSION—5c and 15c
COMING—VIOLA ALLEN IN
"The White Sister"
C KITTEN DMN'S
THE SANTA FE DID NOT DE-
LIVER OUR CARLOAD OF SHOW
PARAPHERNALIA IN TIME TO
OPEN TONIGHT (MONDAY),
THEREFORE, WE ARE COMPELL-
ED TO POSTPONE THE OPENING
OF "THAT FRANKLIN SHOW
UNTIL TOMORROW NIGHT (TUES-
DAY, MAY 2) WHEN. "THAT AL-
WAYS GOOD" SHOW WILL ADMIT
THE LADIES ABSOLUTELY FREE
TO PROVE WE HAVE THE BEST
COMPANY IN THE BEST TENT
THEATER EVER IN NORMAN.
Excellent val laces and insertions, match
patterns, very fine quality, special yard ...50c
Wonderful line of shadow and oriental laces
and bands, white, cream and ecru, values to
2BC, special per yard only i((c
Embroidery edges and insertions in "both
ight and heavy weight, regular 15c and 25c
kind, special per yard only IOc
Dainty embroidery flouncings, also em
broidery allovers, best 75c values, very special
°" y - 50c
Wash Fabrics in
Almost a hundred bright new patterns in
voiles, forty inches wide, very special at per
yard only £•.
Very finest of Mar<|uesette and voiles, 40
inches wide, all the new stripes, plaids and
patterns, your dress is surely among the
many shown here, yard 35c
Silk organdies in dainty floral patterns, full
yard wide, all spring colors, yard only __.39c
Best hooks and eyes, card only 3c
Best snaps in all sizes, black or white, per
dozen only ,
Best brass pins, H00 pins in a paper 4c
Regular 10c pear] buttons now only r)C
Cotton tape, 2'/4c kind, special each lie
10c dress hields all size, pair only I2'/2c
Collar supporters, 10c kind, special only _ 5c
Lie dress shields all size, pair only 5c
Best 15c pearl buttons, all kinds and sizes
Per card only 1##
ho« spTcLl^prepared w'e are'?,', fu^fMl"y^Tever! dr" inU're8tin* Come, see
.vour eveiy dress requirement for now and summer.
The S. K. McCall Co.
Norman's Greatest Store'
REGISTRATION A |)( n
It does not mal^e any difference
whether you are a Democrat, a Re-
publican, a Socialist, or belong to
some other part—it is your duty to
hunt up the registraar in your pre-
cinct and get your registration cer-
tificate. Don't take any chances that
you l| allowed to vote anyhow. The
Oklahoman of this morning says:
I "Voters of Oklahoma should regis-1
I ter between the present moment and
•May 11. otherwise they will not get to
register unless they go to the trouble
j ; , t() snow that they were sick absent
Grandma Wlnpple sent down to the from home or otherwise unavoidably
fhl °<.„a °f. to* printed from n gistratio,, during
Born: News from Mr. and Mrs
I W. T. Womack at Oklahoma City this
afternoon (May 1, 191(5, that a charm-
' J *lrLWBS bo,n to them at
I -it p* m* Man«v Norman friends
Will congratulate "Dobe" and Mrs
I Womack. All reported doing well
IT RNISHEI, HOUSES WANTED
If you want to rent your furnished
L-OU«f , the summer, confer with E
h.. Witcher. There will doubtless be a
.demand from parties desiring to at-
tend the summer semester.
THE HICKEYVILLE CLARION
they was too high in the instep and
she couldn't get her mouth shet with
them in. Jed Frink, our gentlemanly
and congenial blacksmith and dentist,
says it is a wonder some folks will
never learn to patronize home in-
Uncle Ezra Harkins' son, Jabez, is
taking lessons in art. Uncle Ezra ain't
much of an artist himself, excepting
in the animal line. All he kin draw is
The motto of the weather bureau is.
"Be sure you're wrong then go ahead."
Old mail Purdy says he wouldn't
trade his corn for all the weather
bureaus this side of Tophet. When
his corn aches it is surely going to
.rain, maybe, and when it don't ache
he doesn t know what is going to ban
De Woody was taken in again by
Sheriff Piekard on Saturday on th>
charge of bootlegging and it i's learned
the evidence is very strong again-t
—The Old Regime will meet with
, Mrs. Harry Lindsay on Thursday af-
'ternoon of this week. As it is the
last meeting of the year a full at-
tendance of the membership is desir-
■' --on utnHi uunng
the period specified, from April .'!() to
May 11, a ten-day period. Those per-
sons who can show that they were en-
titled to register but for reasonable
causes were prevented from so doing
between April 30 and May 11, will be
given the benefit of another registra-
tion period, from Julv 1 to Julv 10
Those who voted at the general
election of 1914 and now are residing
in the same precinct are entitled to
registration without application, but
members of the state election hoard
assert that it will be oracticallj im
possible to register them under th,
conditions impose because of the de-
tailed information the precinct regi
trar must obtain at first hand from
the voter. lie mu-t know him per-
sonally, know his place of residence,
bis personal description, how long he
has voted in the precinct, etc.
"The law apparently intends the
ci ti/.en shall not vote in the primary
election of August I unless he is reg-
istered, but it also apparently intends
that, whether registered or not, he
may vote in the general election in
November, if he voted in the general
election of 1014 and now resides in
the same precinct.
1 he (act that the election board is
not very clear on some of the provis-
ions of the law should cause all voters
if possible, to register in the present
[W'J1Bt'on period, which ends May
—Mrs. lantha Sheegog is here from
Maysville, Okla., visiting her sister,
Mrs. T. E. Smith. Mrs. Smith has so 10th."
far recovered as to be able to get I
around the house on crutches, but the —Mr Ralnh F Herbert ,-.r ru-
surgeons think she will have to was the guest oMiev and t 'l"
use prutches for several months. I Butler over Sunday
FRIEND TO EVERY HOUSEWIFE
DEATH OF J. H. FERGUSON
Mr. J. H. Ferguson, father of Tom
B. anil Burg Ferguson, died at his
home in Oklahoma City, 110(1 East
Tourth street, on Sunday morning,
April :10, 191(i. Death was due to
heart trouble, from which he had suf-
fered several months.
Mr. Ferguson came to Oklahoma in
1880, and resided for a number of
years near Lexington, moving a couple
ol years ago to Oklahoma City. He
was a fine man; a good citizen, and
devoted husband and father. He was
born at Fort Gay, West Va., Dec. 16,
1849, so was aged some 67 years. He
was a member of the G. A. R.
Mrs. Ferguson and seven children
urvive him. The children are Mrs.
I. H. McMannon and Burg Ferguson
i 'klahoma City; T. B. Ferguson of
Norman: Mrs. A. Hutchin of Lexing-
ton; A Ferguson of Mountain Park;
and Mrs. R. A. Woolridge anil V. Fer-
guson of Sapulpa.
I he body was brought to Norman
this morning, and funeral services are
being held at the home of T. If. Fer-
guson on West Gray street this after-,
—I. ,J. Burke wanted to be the first
to register in his ward, but nine voters
got in ahead of him. He was 10th.
Have you got your certificate?
Miss Alma Clardy is here from
1 ushing, Okla., visiting Miss Margu-
nte Jones and other friends. She is
connected with the telephone exchange
at Cushing and is enjoying a vacation.
—The Women's Missionary Society
of the M. E. Church, South, will meet
with Mrs. M. W. Alexander, on West
Boyd avenue, at :i o'clock Tuesdav af-
-The Women's Missionary Society
of (he Christian church will meet with
Mrs. Jas. Harding, 208 East Eufaula,
at 2:30 p. m., Tuesday, May 2. 1916.1
A good attendance is desired. I
New Schedules on
EFFECTIVE MONDAY, MAY 1, 1916
Commencing Momtay. May 1st, the following sched-
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n,, '''or father information 'relative to service of
Oklahoma Lines call on or telephone.
W. 0. Richardson, Agent.
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