The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 189, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 21, 1917 Page: 1 of 4
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MEDIUM IN TOWN
NORMAN. OKLAHOMA. WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY > 1. 1917.
THE GREATEST iULE OF THE YEAR.
LASTS THREE DAYS ONLY
EVERY year we have had a ONE-CENT SALE, both in spring and
fall, and though this year we are forfced to limit of our ability to get
the merchandise for this sale, the list below will be of interest to every
one of our many friends.
FRIDAY, SATURDAY and MONDAY
February 23, 21 and 2(ith
DRILLING CONTRACT LET.
Cleveland County Oil and Gas Com*
pany Lets Contract to Jenkins,
Baker & Eckford to Begin
Drilling by March,
Another development in the oil and
gas situation in Cleveland county
The Cleveland County Oil and Gas
company, of which Clyde Pickard is
president, and in which S. K. McCall,
Aaron McDaniel, M. F. MeFarland,
J. B. Dudley, W. C. Weir, Claude
Pickard and other leading men of
Norman and Cleveland county are
j interested, let a drilling contract to-
day (Wednesday) to Jenkins, Baker
& Eckford, to put down a well to the
depth of 3,500 feet in the center of
the northwest quarter of the north-
west quarter of section 26-G-l East.
This location i3 about a mile from
Box, in the southeast part of the
county. By the terms of the con-
tract the drilling must be com-
menced by March 15, 1917, and the
contractors will get busy at once,
pushing the preparations in every
way possiblt. ,
Jenkins, Baker & Eckford are
recognized as among the best and
i most reliable drilling contractors in
the state. They have had a world
of experience, and work only for the
Mr. Jenkins, who was here today
closing up the contract, is optimistic
concerning the outlook, saying the
prospects are as fine as at any lo-
cation he has ever had anything to
do with. He bases his opinion large-
ly on the report of geologists, all of
whom, after fully examined the field
; and formation have declared there is
; every indication of oil an gas. And,
also based on this opinion, a number
of the very largest and wealthest oil
companies of the state have secured
leases around the section of land on
j which the well will be drilled.
Merrs. Jenkins, Baker & Eckford
1 have also taken over the Eason-
Wanette well, and will continue the
drilling. This well is now down
! 3,100 feet, and the contractors ex-
pect to add some 400 feet to that
depth. The casing is being pulled
( out so that a "shoe" can be installed
to keep out -the flow of water, and it
j is believed something will be found
| in that hole.
| Mr. Jenkins is of the opinion there
, will be a great boom in oil and gas
j circles in Cleveland county during
; the next six month—that there will
! sure be "something doing," for not
, only are local companies active, hut
Mrs. Mary Aniol returned last, Editor Ij'anscript: I The Young Democrats of the state the "big fellows" are becoming more
night from Wichita, where she had ,, ,r,\ Edward8 aJ"tl(,le on "^ity expect a big convention at Shawnee an^ more interested.
been called by the death of her sis- • ttl ,n ye®t6rc?ay s Transcript he_ tomorrow (Feb. 22nd, Washington's1 —
teT, Miss Myrtie McCarty, who ^mewhat misleading, I ask for Birthday), and John G. Luttrell, head -«et strength from REX AM.
passed away in the Mother Home] SPtu S' ' i' 4,,, rn ci1 °.f the Cleveland County organiza- SARSAPARILLA TONIC.
of the convent in that city on Sat- na_j u.. T °
urday last, her ailment being tuber-
Box Paper, 1c Specials
20c box paper, 2 foi 21c
50c box paper 2 for 51c
25c box paper 2 for 26c
Pure White Enamel Stew
Pans, 65c 2 for 66c
15c Tin Collanders 2for 16c
10c Turkish towels 2 for 11c
98c leather hand bags,
miror and purse, 2 for 99c
10c copies 2 for 11c
25c copies 2 for 26c
Gallon milk crocks, 20c
2 for 21c
25c grass hooks, 2 for 26c
25c pictures 2 for 26c
Cold cream 25c; 2 for 26c
Massage cream 50c; 2 for51c
Tooth Paste 25c; 2 for 26c
15c talcum powder 2 for 16c
Jap Rose talcum, 2 for 26c
5c toilet soap, 6 kinds,
2 for 6c
Safety pins, 2 cards for 6c
50c cast steel hatchets
2 for 51c
Darning cotton, 2 for 6c
PLAN OF SALE
You buy one of the articles
in this ad at the regular price,
can purchase another one for
Only two of any article sold to any one
We wirt refund your money gladly should
you be in any manner dissatisfied with
your purchase, after you get home. But
owing to the price we are selling these
goods we cannot make any exchanges of
goods bought at sale prices.
10c Articles—2 for 11c
2 in 1 tan shoe polish 2 for 11c
Wood handle paring knives 2 for 11c
Kitchen scrub brushes 2 for 11c
Sunbright cleanser 2 for 11c
Machine Oil, 2 bottles for 11c
Dusky Diamond tar soap 2 for lie
Celloid hair pins 2" for 11c
Dressing combs _2 for 11c
Fine writing tablets 2 for 11c
Ladies Handkerchiefs 2 for 11c
Friday, February 23rd
Ne^v Models, new styles
and new goods.
$1.00 to $3.00 per'Hat
Trimmed and urftrimmed
hats that elsewhere would
cost you $3.00 to $6.00 each.
WHY WIS SELL MILLIN-
We only sell millinery
during the best of the sea-
son. Do not have rent to
pay the rest of the season.
vA line that does not pay its
own expenses, so can handle
it at a less margin of profit.
Our price is placed on
every hat. oYu can price
it yourself and know that it
costs you no more than it
would anyone else.
Carter's is a one-price
store. It will pay you to at-
tend our sales.
American 10c Agates
2 for 11c
10c baseballs 2 for 11c
Petticoats in the Glowing Silks of Spring
are Here; Advance Style New "Fitrites"!
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THE woman who likes to buy her Spring Suit
early will enjoy the advance Style-Show exhibit
of exquisite silk petticoats now ready.
The trend toward^briRht colors in this early showint? foretells
the gorgeous shades in outer apparel in vogue for Spring, tho
there are plenty of blues, greens and changeables, too, in most
unusual effects, some so truly metallic appearing you really
must touch them to believe they're taffeta.
Silk taffeta, yes, that's THE material—dependable in quab'ty—
permanent in color and always shape-retaining. And shows
off, in the prettiest ways, the novelty shirrings, scalloped
flounces, fine pieatings and crimpings that mark this Diaolav
"Kitrite" petticoats, with the patented inbuilt adjustment
feature, have no binding elastic, hooks and eyes, nor visible
strings. They are BEST to BUY!
Prices, $3.50 to $5.95
The S. K. McCALL Co
"NORMANS GREATEST STORE."
MYRTIE M'CARTY DEAD.
$12.50 for flowers tion, thinks there will be over fifty j
Roberts were used at delegates from this county. They will !
NORMAN NOT IN IT.
and recently was sent by the Mother
Superior to Colorado in the hope
that change of climate would benefit
her, but was brought home when it
was seen her end was nigh. She was
29 years of age, and a very devoted
Christian young lady. Just twelve
years ago almost to the day her sis-
ter Kate passed away with the same
ailment. Many Norman friends will
earnestly sympathise with the be-
♦ Our New location ♦
I 203 I
♦ West Main Street ♦
♦ J. ROSS BRIDGE WATER ♦
♦ New and Second Hand ♦
♦ Furniture ♦
Neither would be a proper charge
against the city park.
Neither Mrs. Levy nor myself ever
received one cent for flowers grown
in the city park from the city or any-
one else. They have all been do-
nated by us. I know nothing about
the items charged to labor.
Norman, Feb. 21, 1917.
ss on Monday pro-
appropriations for public
„ ti Oklahoma towns as
"f the program includes addresses ^°^ows: Altus $55,000, Chandler,
by Gov. R. L. Williams and other I $20,000, Durant $60,000, Oklahoma
notables. | City $90,000, Shawnee, $60,000, Tul-
j sa $45,000, Woodward $35,000. Nor-
VANDALISM i man was not mentioned. An ap-
' | propriation for a small amount to
Some time ago Ben Owen made purchase a site in our "University
j his friend, John Barbour, a present j City" is in the Public Building "pork"
of a beautiful little ornament to at-: I1'"' but there is little probability of
tach to the radiator of his Overland. | '^s passage.
I It was a pretty little trick, and val- A? usual, Norman is like unto the
—The P. F's entertained their
friends with a six o'clock dinner on
Friday evening at the home of Miss
Elizabeth Keller. The color scheme ^wo" ae-o"'however'
was carried out in black and white, -
and a five course dinner was served.
Those present were Miss Arline
Johnson, Elizabeth Keller, Grace
Bumgarner, Froma Johnson and
Golda Risinger, jand Messrs FVank
Starky, Fisher Muldrow, Grant
Keener, Bradford Risinger and
uable, and John had it put on the"
machine a day or two age and he
and Mrs. Barbour and the children
took great pride in it. Only a day or
the machine was in front of the
store, some scoundrel came along and
cut it from the machine; just natural-
ly yanked it off and made away with
it. John is looking for the vandal and
will sure make it warm for him if
he is found.
THERE'S A BRIGHT
ahead for the man who chooses
real estate wisely now. Values
are increasing all the while and
those who act promptest will
reap the biggest and quickest
returns. Stop in and talk over
a couple of propositions we
have that will not take very
much ready cash to handle.
Vincent & Wier
—REXAL TOOTH PASTE des-
troys the germs that decay and,
cleanses the teeth and mouth.
Aromatic and refreshing.
cow's tail—always behind.
—Hi Downing made an overland
visit to Oklahoma City today in his
—New Ties for Boys at Rucker's.
—Try our pineapple sherbet made
from pure pineapple juice. Norman
Creamery Co., Phone 364.
WASHINGTON "BONE I)RY"
Olympia, Wash., Feb. 19.—Cover- i
nor Lister today signed the "bone-
dry" prohibition bill. Unless referred
by petition to the 1918 election the
law will become effective ninety
The Epworth League of the t,ays after adjournment of the legis-
First M. E. Church will give a "Geo. 'ature early in March.
Washington" party in the parlors of The '5JVV prohibits possession of
the church on Thursday evening, at intoxicating liquor by any person!
8 o'clock. Everyone is welcome, and (?X(-,(,Pt regurarly ordained clergy-
the high school folks are urgently I men priests and rabbis for sacra-
invited to come. Plenty of fun ~£or mental purposes. It allows whole-
all. Good games and refreshments. sa'e an(^ retail druggists and manu-
j facturing chemists t/o handle alco- ]
—Bed Spreads at Rucker's. See ho1 on,y granted a license after
east window. j public hearing.
OZARK TRAIL MEETING
Arrangements Made to Have a Two
D<i \ b' Holiday, When Every bod)
Will Help Work the Roads.
While there was not a great at-
tendance at the Ozark Trail meet-
| ing at the court house last night,
there was considerable "pep" in
the congregation, and some good
work was done.
A. H. Van Vleet presided and told
of a splendid meeting at Blanchard
yeste|rdj\y, where business men
farmers and citizens pledged their
earnest co-operation. Engineer Tuck-
er is to lay out the course over there
and the citizens will get busy on it.
Engineer Tucker gave his figures
on the cost of making a real road
from Norman to the east county line,
with cement culverts and bridges,
etc. He figured it at about $19,000
in Little River township alone, and
probably $30,000 from Norman to the
line. This was, of course, for a real-
up- and-a-coming road, but much
good road could be built for much
The Chamber of Commerce road
organization was placed in charge of
the Ozark Trail proposition, and
Chairman Tom Carey given power to
appoint assistants, captains, lieuten-
ents and high privates.
It was resolved to declare a "Two-
days' Good Roads Holiday," when
farmers, bankers, lawyers, news-
paper men, doctors, merchants and
citizens generally should get out,
shoulder a pick and shovel and get
busy. A mile of road at Big Jim's
was picked out for the first experi-
ment. It was pointed out that we
frequently declared a holiday for a
football or baseball game, and this
was of vastly more importance.
Every citizen will be requested and
required to take part—and woe unto
him who refuseth.
The meeting was a good one.
Everybody present realized the ne-
cessity, and everybody felt we should
do everything possible to put this
stretch of road in best possible shape.
Why waste your life trying to get
$25 worth of comfort from a cheap,
soggy "slab," when you can get a
real mattress with comfort assured?
Meyer, Meyer & Morris
Furniture and Undertaking - 220 East Main
Special Bookcases, China Closets, Cabinets, Porch Swings made and
finished to your order.
J. ROSS BRIDGEWATER
New and Used
FURNITURE and STOVES PIANOS and SEWING MACHINES
New goods exchanged for old. Furniture and sewing machines Re-
paired and refinished. 203 West Main St.
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I) It. K A T E II A R K 1
Will be in NORMAN SATURDAYS
TUESDAYS, and can be consulted
THE COTTAGE HOME.
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—It is estimated that Vincent
I Astor's daily income is $16,000 per
The City Marshal will arrest and day/and yet he is doing guard duty
prosecute any person allowing on East River brige at $4.65 per
chickens to run at large, beginning ay* . He ls an ens'£n in the N. Y.
Thursday morning, Feb. 22. Take *Sa^|°rml Guard at $1,700 per an-
notice and keep up your chickens and num ant* does his "bit" just like the
save yourself trouble. humblest of the privates in his com
L. C. LINDSAY, Mayor.
—Beautiful spring hats for the
children only 25c at Carter's Spring
Millinery Opening. Watch for it.
—♦The Home Economics Club will
meet Thursday afternoon with Mrs.
W. L. Eagleton, 716 Asp avenue.
Members please be on time at 2:30.
The University Dames and their
Board of Advisors are to be our
guests and invited to come at 3:00
o'clock. Miss Mollie Peterson of the
University will lecture on "Color in
—Ladies' Odd Shoes. Regular $5
for $3. Just a close out—Rucker's.
;—Full case Bed Spreads just re-
ceived at Rucker's.
CALL FOR HELP.
The house and all its contents be-
longing to Mr. and Mrs. Moore, liv-
ing northeast of the city was recent-
ly destroyed by fire. There are four
little children, from 2 to 10 years,
in the family.
They lost everything. Persons de-
siring to help them, either by do-
nations of money, furniture, cloth-
ing, kitchen utensils, or anything in
+u,at line, send to Mrs. J. 1. Tucker,
North Santa Fe avenue. It is an ur-
gent case, and help will be much ap-
preciated by association and recip-
GOOD COBS FOR SALE.
Send orders to Red Elevator, Phone
199, for good cobs. Getting in a
—Latest in Spring Hats at Blan-
ett's, at McGinley's.
-Try Classified 1 iners.
' ' hvxzi&t
(Reg. U. S. Pat. Off.)
In the "SEAL-PAC" Envelope
Probably the Best $1.00 .American
Made Waist in U. S. Sold only by
R U C K E R.
-Elder Lee Sanders, of Idabell,
Okla., will preach at the Church of
Christ tonight, Feb. 21. Song ser-
vice will begin at 7:45, and preach-
ing at 8 o'clock.
F. S. VANCE, Minister.
B. F. Myers is attending the Ma-
sonic grand lodge meeting in Okla-
homa City. It is said to be one of
the largest convocations of Masons
ever held in Oklahoma.
—Geo. Jepson was here from*
Prague, Okla., on Monday, visiting
his father, J. F. Jepson. He is an-
other Norman boy who is doing well
and getting to the front by being re-
liable, honest and efficient.
—See those new spring hats. Miss
Blancett's, at McGinley's.
Care and weather conditions alone cannot make
a successful farm or a flourishing garden. The basis
of a big crop lies in the seeds that are used. They are
the chief factor. The most successful farmers,
gardeners and landscape artists in this vicinity use
We have spent many months in preparing for the
We have assembled every variety of reliable seed,
that under ordinary conditions will produce bountiful
Full Supply of Salt Fish for Lent
U. S. Tubbs
"A NICE MAN TO DO BUSINESS WITH"
Bargains in City Property and Farm Lands-See Pickard Co., Real Estate and Farm Loans.
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