The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 29, Ed. 1 Wednesday, July 12, 1916 Page: 1 of 4
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While It's Fresh
The Daily Transcript
Medium in Town
NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, IT .sl)AY, Jl'n II, ldlti
And toothsome pork chops, and the best of hams and breakfast
bacons and everything: else kept in a first class meat market.
Charlie Schirk is in charge. Nothing too good for our patrons
The public is cordially invited to come and inspect our store
and especially the meat department. They will find it the finest
sanitary market in town. Everything absolutely neat and clean.
All screened in and absolutely fly proof.
Fresh fruits and vegetables—the best. Canned goods—the
finest. Staple and fancy groceries—the purest.
U. s. TUBBS
Model Grocery and Market
115 EAST MAIN PHONE 31
—Mrs. D. W. Ohern and little son
are visiting friends and relatives at
Morrison, Okla., expecting to stay
—"I ha'int got any time for these
yur diplomatic relations that the
politicians are always talking about,"
confessed Mr. Gap Johnson of Rumpus
Ridge, Ark. "As a matter of fact, I
can't get along with my wife's re-
JOHN ALLAN'S VIEWS.
Several citizen^ have asked us,
What about the mayor's notice in re-
gard to lead pipe service connections
in Paving District 20." The mayor
cites sec. 020 of the code, and city
ordinance 124, as his authority for
asserting that the lead pipe connec-
tions must be made at the expense of
the property owners, and to assure
himself that he is right, has taken the
precaution to have his counsel furn-
ish him with a written opinion that
he can show a troublesome cuss like
me wlv) presumes to know some law.
The two court opinions construing the
law he has not shown us, neither has
he been shown same, but merely had
them cited to him by his attorney
as being in existence and of recent
Villa Is Said to Be Alive and Leading*
the Bandits—All Quiet on the
Border—Five British War-
All is quiet on the border, little of
interest coming from th«* front. The
national guard of the different states
is arriving and being sent to their
destinations, and this showing of
strength along the border is huving a
most salutory effect on the Mexicans.
Pershing's troop is still far down in
Mexico, and is said to be getting
ready to go into quarters for the
Villa is now reported to be very
much alive, and if not leading the
bandits in person, he is directing their
date. We frankly requested of the i movemcnts. This fact has made the
mayor that he have his counsel show I Carranzu people much more pacific
him, at least give him a peep at one | an(j amendable to reason.
of the cases in point decided by a ci*irt
in this state wherein said court held
that a public utility in this state could
be converted into a public improve-
ment, by either a legislative act or a
city ordinance. Our confidence in the
ability of our courts is so great that
we don't care to insult the inteligence
of our judiciary by even hunting to
find such a decision, but will take
There will be no war with Mexico.
Maybe it will be necessary that the
regular soldiers of the U. S. army
may have to go in and clean out the
bandits if it is found that Carranza's
forces can not cope with them, but the
national guard, will stay along the
The French are within a mile of
Peronne, their latest success having
great pleasure in reading such an been the capture of Hill 97, overlook-
opinion if directed where to find it. It ing the fortified town. They are bring
is not to be found in the cases cited
to us by the mayor, which mayor had
not read, but presumed existed by
reason of reference to same by his
most eminent counsel.
ing up some of the "10 inch" guns and
surrounding the town with a curtain
of fire, and it is believed the Germans
will soon have to abandon it. The
British alsoreport some successes.
—We are glad to hear that our old
friend J. T. Sea well, who has been
quite sick at the home of his sister,
Mrs. J. C. Littrell for a week or more,
is convalesing and hope he will soon
be restored to his usual good health.
—An Ames professor is consider-
ably exercised because Iowa has more
motor cars than bath tubs. Well, it
needs moiY- Father isn't in the bath
tub all the time.
The mayor wants to be right and | On the other hand, the Germans are
sees the injustice wrought by the in-1 holding the Russians on that front
terpretation of the law by his coun- and the Austrians report some success
sel, but feels it his duty to follow the! in holding the Italians. Also the
same—hence his published notice in I Austrians report five British patrol
answer, no doubt, to inquiries raised, boats #,unk by their cruiser Novara, in
by articles we had published. The facti the Adriatic, in which all the British
that, in the previous districts paved, sailors perished except nine.
I the property owners paid for the lead ;
pipe service connections, gives the ROUTE ONE ITEMS.
mayor a precedent he feels he must
follow unless completely assured that M[sg ste||u Hmit| Kre(| am| pleBg_
same was wrong. If wrong the mayo, ant Uwrence visiu.(| with Miss
is honestly wrong and we trust same , gmjth,s rent npal. Nol), Sumiay
charity will be granted to us when ()f )ast wfetlk
we take the position that the lead
Noma, the infant daughter of Mr
The Bowling Brothers, N. W. and H. C., desire to thank the
citizens of Norman and vicinity for their patronage in the past
and solicit a continuance of the same, feeling sure they can give
perfect satisfaction in quality of goods, reasonable prices and
prompt service. Best quality of fresh fruits and vegetables,
canned and bottled goods, staple and fancy groceries.
NO. Ill EAST MAIN PHONE 386
pipe street connections as well as the d Mrs R B Bjnfl)r(l is uit(. iM
meters is a part of the water works, with flux. |)r, R |> [.owther is in
system as much as the wells, pumping' attt,mla,u.(. on tll(, litt|e one
station and mains, and should be in- \ miscellaneous shower was given
stalled and paid for by the system, Monday afternoon to Miss Minnie
and the law sustains our contention, West wh0Se marriage with Mr. Fred
and citizens having paid for the same Garret will lie solemnized Wednesday
in the past are entitled to reimburse-, Th,, bride-elects sister. Mrs. Ed
ment, and that there is no court de- Privitt was hostess to a number of
cision in Oklahoma or elsewhere to be friPnHs who reinembeerd Miss Minnie
found that will sustain any other i with beautiful as well as useful gifts,
contention, the worthy counsel of the | AH wish the young couple much happi-
mayor to the contrary not withstand- j ness.
ing. : Mrs. Will Dodds and children fe-
lt is up to him to make good and turned to Norman last week after a
back up his opinion and make ua'back | few weeks' visit with relatives in
down by proof of the incorrectness Illinois and Missouri. They* spent a
of our position from a legal stand- j few days with Mrs. J. A. Oliver, and
point. He no doubt relies on Sec. 620, are now at home in Norman
of the code where in it attempted by A party was given Saturday eve-
legislative act to change a .public | niny to Mr. and Mrs. Dan Short.
utility into a public improvement—a: Mr. and Mrs. Arch Young and two
W. T. WALKER
\n Exception to the Rule—His Home |
Folks IVII About His Good
Qualities and Fitness for
W T. Walker seems to be a mark-
ed exception to the rule that "a
prophet is not without honor save in
his own country," for his home folks
speak in highest terms of him. It
is a pretty safe proposition that a
man's all right if his home people give
him a good sendoff. So the following
speaks for itself:
Guthrie, June 2.'l, 1910.
To Voters of Fifth District:
Hon. William T. Walker of this city
is a candidate on the Republican
ticket at the primaries for congress-
man from this, the 5th, congressional
district of Oklahoma, and we most
earnestly solicit the support of your-
self and friends in assisting him in
his laudable ambition.
Mr. Walker is a Republican who has
always been for the best interest of
the Republican party and the people
of the state without thought or de-
mand of reward.
He is an energetic, capable business
man who not only knows how to do
things, but does them; and if selected,
all the people, every municipality, the
district and state will have a business
agent at Washington who will utilize
to the fullest his energy and ability
to secure for the people of the district
and the state the legislation and bene-
fits that they are entitled to.
Believing that it would be for the
best interests of the people, not only
of the diqgrict but of the state, that
Mr. Walker be nominated and elected
to congress we solicit your support in
A. A. Leer, County Clerk; W. E. B.
Sherwood, County Sheriff; A. R.
Swank, County Attorney; R. 1). Ste-
wart, County Treasurer; W. II.
Humpluey, Court Clerk; J. E . Mssley,
Mavoi; C. C. Clothier, Com. Public
The first three ladies who purchase $1.00 worth at Rucker's
Thursday Morning at 8:30
will each lie given
One So Cent Apron Absolutely
The next three ladies purchasing $1.00 in merchandise will be
One Short Kimona Free
The next fifteen ladies buying a like amount will be given
A Nice Present Free
PAYING THE INDIANS.
I —Misses Mattie and Lee Delle
Shives left this morning on a visit
, .. .. nf lo their aunt at Fort Worth. The
i 'V rt little Indies ,« re making the trip all
$7,500,000 will be mailed out to ( hoc- s..|Vl„, but wi|| undoubtedly
taw and ( hickasaw Indians at the end ' , , .. . .
of this week. In addition to this nav- *et thruug'1 r'lhl-
ment, the Seminolcs will get approxi-1
Gov. Johnston of the ('hickasaws,
has just returned from Muskogc
Dollar Day Saturday
All aboard for Dollar Day. Saturday is the big day that mer-
chants and customers alike have been looking forward to for
some time. The merchants are now busy arranging their stocks
and decorating their windows for the big event and the showing
is the kind that makes a fellow sit up and take notice. Bargains
and more bargains of every description and kind are ready for
the fellow with the dollar. And it is very surprising the amount
of goods, seasonable goods, that will be sold Saturday for that
dollar. Since the plan has started the merchants themselves
are trying to out-do one another to see who can give th
biggest load for the hundred cents and in nearly every case a
wheel barrow will be necessary to haul away the load.
Some people seem to have the idea that the object of this Dol-
lar Day is to give the merchants a chance to unload their old
stock and clean up a little, but a look at the show windows and
the counter knocks that idea clear out and the customer can be
assured that no effort is being made to unload stale or shelf-
worn stock. A number of grocers all having to make special
orders in order to be ready for the day and the same is true in
the dry goods lines. The Transcript modestly suggests that the
morning hours should be used as much as possible by the shop-
pers as the best bargains will go early.
constitutional inhibition even in Okla-
The public improvement act passed
in 1908 recited in its caption, as re-
quired by constitution, its purpose and
scope, to wit: "To grade, curb, gut-
ter, drain, pave and macadamize
streets, alleys, etc., and providing how
same should be paid for. By a seper-
ate act in 1908 provision was also
children and two nieces spent Sunday
with J. A. Oliver and family. Mrs.
Alice Lufer of Noble, has been their
guest since the Fourth.
Will Blanchard and family of Noble,
spent the Fourth in Norman with W.
J. Monroe and family, and their
daughter, Miss Lela.
Charlie Wilson went to Norman
Saturday to see his brother, who left
made for cities of over 2,000 inhabi- for Weatherford, Texas, where he will
tants for municipality-owned public spend three years in school. His sis-
utilities and how same should be se- ter is very ill with typhoid.
cured, conducted and paid for, pnd . Louis Tullius and sons were in Mc-
supplying cities with a water system : Clain county Monday, seeing to his
was designated as one of the public wheat crop.
utilities provided for by the act. j Mrs. ( . B. Dye is very ill this week.
In 1909 an act amendatory of sec-' Misse^ HoriNand Grace McDaniel.
tion 3, of the Public Improvement act Mrs. John Ramsey and Miss Vira Dye,
was passed, and it is by an ordinance j helped Miss Stella Smith with harvest
passed under this amendment that j cooking, Thursday.
Mayor Lindsay relies upon for author- Mrs. West and family are enjoying
ity to tax up to property owners for a visit from her sister, who came to
lead pipe connections.
| be present at the wedding of her niece,
This amendment, so far as it re- i Miss Minnie West,
lates to Public Utilities is constitu- *^r- *l°e Sladger
tionally invalid. It is only necessary
to refer to the caption of the act it-
self to discover its invalidity, and trie-
adoption later of the Harris-Day
code, we hardly think would validate the groom owns a farm. We
i it for the reason that it is repugnant: them both much happiness in
; to the spirit and intent of the Public nej^ relationship
Valouch stole a march on their
friends some two weeks ayo, and
quietly married. After a week's trav-
eling, they returned to Noble, where
INVESTIGATE MY RECORD:
JOHN A. FOX
FOR THE NOMINATION FOR DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE
Your support will be appreciated.
Don't judge me T>y what people say, but judge me by the
work I do. •
Improvement act, and until we
shown a court decision in point we
must contend that we are rignt in ou*
What belongs to the water works
system should be paid for by the
system, not by individuals. We
i hardly think that the mayor would
contend, even upon the advice of his
counsel, that the city would have no
i right to tap a lead service put in by an
| individual on the street, without first
I obtaining the permission of the in-
| dividual putting in the service.
Even under the 1909 amendment
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Michner were
in Norman the Fourth, attending the
Fred Lawrence seriously burned his
left hand, Wednesday of last week,
while playing with a giant firecracker.
Ttilitv: W. H. Mitchell. Com. of Safe., "here he consulted the superintendent
v; v. M Rinehart. Kred W. Green, "f «he f|ve 'minted tribes in refer- I
W. SI. McCoy, C. F. Cotteral, A V '"'e 10 the payments. A double shift
Be', er. T. H. Soward, 0. h Pew.,!'* working there night and day to
Kie.l S. Wetiner, M. Weinberg", <"has. hasten the mailing of checks.
tt'frOit« Charles Seely, U. v' (hiss,;
Notice is hereby given that H. C.
and N. W. Bowling have purchased the
interest of W. II. ScholUn in the
Bowling Grocery Co., and will on and
after July 11, 1916. In- in full charge
f that business. All accounts due the
Id firm ora nv mem-
.J P. Winton. Fred Madden, S
Snurviu. F. B. Lillie. E. O B
W. H. Hornaday, .1. S. Shearer
TO DEFEAT LITERACY TEST
Oklahoma City, July lS.-Republi-, fj j , , m6 are
•an leaders will make every effort to puyub)£ ,h/ -
get out the
full Republican vote
HOTEL FOR TRADE.
I good business,
the August primary in their effort to
defeat the literacy test amendment [
Republican State Chairman Arthur H.
Geissler has written a letter to the '
chairman of every Republican county I
committee, urging that a meeting of1
the county committee be called for
July 29th at 'i p. m., to discuss the
Fred S. Goodrich
. ^ „ * man property. Inquire of W. IV
gests that a non-part,san mass meet-' / ^ oklahoma. Republican
ing be held in every county seat at • |
the court I p. m., Satur- _j0hn Little returned last evening
day, July 29th, to arouse the voters f a rQ |(, ()f d . vjsit at A|tuS)
and to inform them as to the proper | q^ju
Your support will be appreciated.
CHAS. L. MOORE
( andidate for the Republican Nomination for
Sheriff of Cleveland County
Subject to Primary on August 1, 191G.
Member of Bennett Lodge No. 900, A. H. T. A.
this work at a less cost than^ame
can be secured by the several proper-
ty owners and we favor letting the
city do the work. When the mayor
and council go to make the assess-
ment against the property for the
lead pipe connections and include
conceding it to be good law, a thing I same in the bonds, a court or some
l we do n,ot, the city council did not j bond buyer may object to same being
I need to attempt to avail itself of it j included in the bonds for legal reasons.
| by passing an ordinance that is un We hardly think that any court or
I just to every property owner along j bond man will accept the opinion of
I the Improvement Districts. Such an j the mayor's legal counsel as authority,
ordinance in so far as it attempts to In the districts in Norman already
hold property owners liable for cost paved we do not think an effort was
'of lead pipes laid on streets or alleys,! made to include in the improvement
l is infamous. The property owners bonds the cost of making lead pipe
! abutting on Improvement Districts j connections.
contribute enough without council, by j We would call the attention to the
j an ordinance attempting to compel. strict -constructions and enforcers of
them without cost to the city o e\-
I tend and improve Norman's water
I system. Under a strict construction
of amendment referred to with an
ordinance passed, the future water
| mains and extensions of the water
j system could all be charged up to
property owners in Improvement Dis-
Under city ordinance 124 the city
I in case property owners fail to do so,
j assumes the responsibility of making
the connections and assessing the
costs up to property owners.
law on our city counsel to Sec. 19 of
article 10 of the state constitution.
It's strict enforcement will raise all
money needed for operation, main-
tenance, payment of interest and re-
demption of Norman's water system
bonds, and for proof see Sec. 538 of
the code. If in need of funds for the
system at the present time, we think
the strict enforcement of Sec. (505, of
the code would be also very bene-
ficial along this same line, arid a care
ful observance of the provisions of
Sec. (507 of the code would be most
We believe the city can and will do wholesome.
JNO. S. ALLAN.
method of voting against the literacy
The Republican state committee is
also sending ou pamphlets of informa-
tion for precinct committeemen which
will contain instructions as to the
watching of the count at the primary
and other details for the Republican
watchers and other election officials.
The plan for the defeat of the liter-
acy test amendment include a cam-
paign of education as to the exact
manner of voting against this
particular amendment which will be
seventh on the ballot and which can- I
not be voted upon in the regular man- I
ner by stamping with the rubber
stamp provided at the polls. The
resolution submitting the Literacy
Test Amendment, Senate Bill No. G,
was so worded that the entire silent
vote will count for the amendment,,
and in order to vote against the
amendment at all, the voter must
bring with him a lead pencil with
which to strike out the words "For
the Amendment" which occur on the
ballot in the place of the regular
form of "Yes" and "No."
—To the weather: Aw, don't get all
het up trying to attract attention. Wej 10th A. (
know you are here.
( ANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS
Fifth Congressional district
'ommissioned in the Field by the
Governor of New York and twice by
rder of President Lincoln. 1861-1868
Armv of the James.
REPUBLICANS OF OKLAHOMA
DO YOUR DUTY.
Don't be content to let the Republi-
cans of other states save the country.
True, Hughes and Fairbanks will be
elected without your help. But make
yourselves worthy of participation in
the fruits of the victory by carrying
Oklahoma. You can do it!
The first thing to do, is to Defeat
th,. Literacy Test.
On August first, take a pencil and
STRIKE OUT THE WORDS, "For
the Amendment" appearing on your
ballot under the heading, State Ques-
tion No. 82 -Initiative Petition No.
wants to be your NEXT superintendent of Schools for Cleveland
A Clean, Efficient, Progressive and Ambitious
He has made good in the past. Give him a chance to make
good in the future.
ALL SORTS OF ITEMS.
While in a crowd at a department,
store in Kansas City, Saturday, 14- J
vear old Kate McCaffrey felt a sharp j
tug at her hair. Throwing up her I
hand she discovered that someoi.e hadi
flipped a long braid of her hair from
her head. The hair was very fine,
hanging in a braid nearly to her knees,
and the man had evidently watched I
his opportunity and cut it quickly
with some sharp instrument. Miss |
McCaffrey saw him making his way i
i,.to the crowd, but he got away he-
fore he < ould be arrested.
-Straight Physcultopathy. Dr.
This Week Only
Every kind, size and
Straw Hats, Panama Hats, Felt Hats
description will be included in this sale.
Note the very low prices listed below—Come early while your
size is here:
Regular $2, $2.50 and Sailor Straws
thrown out on the table and all this season
s styles, on!
Felt Hats—The new spring and summe
worth $3.50—this sale only
. . $2.35
All Panama Hats - just 1-3 off
the regular price - Come quick
John C. Jacobs
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