The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 132, Ed. 1 Friday, November 9, 1917 Page: 3 of 4
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fly UNCLE DAN
Billie and Jimmie Will Take Military
"I am mighty sorry, Uncle Dnn, that
this Is your last night with us. Can't
you stay longer? We boys are having
a pench of a time," said Billie.
"Well, if you get more out of It In
the way of pleasure than I," said Un-
cle Dan, "you are going some."
"Billie, I have been talking seriously
with your father and mother about
sending you to a military academy and
they asked me to talk with you about
"Whoopee!" Billie screamed, like a
"Now, bold your horses," said Uncle
Dan, "and listen to me. You know I
sent my boy, Howard, to one of these
schools for a year when he was about
your age. lie was narrow chested,
stoop shouldered, rather loose jointed;
he had the big bead and needed dls-1
cipline and physical development. He
was growing fast and I wanted him to
be strong physically."
"Say, Uncle Dan," said Billie, "I be-
lieve your description of Howard fits
me pretty well, eh?"
"Well," said Untie Dan, "to be frank j
I think it does; yon need the same j
thing. Howard did not like it at first. I
am told for a few weeks he had 'rough
sledding,' but after he found that the j
only way was to obey orders, he caught
the spirit of the Institution and liked j
it. We did not see him for about six
months, then he came home for a few
days. We were astonished at his ap
DEATH IN LAVA
Fanatics Attempt to Make Sacri-
fice to Pele, the Goddess
LED BY SCHOOL GIRL
Twe>ity-8lx Persons Begin Trip Up th«
Lava-Encrusted Slopes, but Ex.
haustlon Thwarts Their
Honolulu. — Twenty-six Hawaiian*,
led by n fourteen-year-old schoolgirl,
sought to fling themselves Into the boil-
ing lava of Kllahea crater on the re-
cent anniversary of King Kamehameha
the Great. *Bhe fanatics were attempt-
ing to make a human sacrifice to Pele,
the goddess of lire. Their plans were
frustrated when they fell exhausted
on the mountainsides after the long
Journey toward the volcano.
The pilgrimage was started from
Hookena, Hawaii, by old men and
women, children and even infants In
arms, all unprovided with food and wa-
ter and scantily clad. The blazing suu
of the lava-encrusted slopes overcame
the pilgrims after a day and a night
of continuous traveling, and they were
found by A. R. (rasper, who operates
an automobile stage around the island
from Hilo to ICona.
Vision Reeled to Girl.
The schoolgirl, Knnenu by name, had
recently mnde nn appeal to the people
„v ot Hoolfena telling them of a vision
He had gained "about *201 ?at had bcon revealed to her In a
pounds in weight, his muscles were as I dr®a.m' ®ho snl(' the 8P|rlt of 'he
hard as nails, he stood as straight as ! v ^ Pelc hud come to hor un(1 tnW
an arrow, he was courteous, consider-
Wicked Food Waste
| yesterday afternoon at Grand Avenue ' ca
Temple when he said: ! m,
A representative of the federal food
cans with enough food to feed a regi-
"In one year you women of Ameri- "This country must awaken to the
ca wasted food worth 700 million dol- j fat't that the housekeeper is the most
wnmon ^ con,mi®s.lon wokeup the (lars—wickedly, wantonly and reck- important soldier in the ranks. You
n ° ansas 1 y yesterday as i lessly threw it away—while men, women have an opportunity to per
tney never before have been awak
ened, according to the Kansas
Star. He talked to them with all the t TT .
flounces and furbelows cut out, get- ,, , Kennedy, representative of
down to brass tacks; and what 1^' ^ thin(fS t0
! brintf the war and the necessary
[women and children lined the high- f°rni a religious rite in
C,ty j ways of France and Poland, starving." home, three times a day.
applied to the Kansas City women ap-
plies to all women all over the coun-
try. But the women cannot do it alone.
They must have the approval of their
men folks; the earnest co-operation
of their men folks. The Star's account
of the Kansas City meeting is as fol-
It was to women—Kansas City
women—Bruce Kennedy was talking
rifices close to the homes of Kansas
City. Under ordinary circumstances,
some of his statements might have of-
fended. But not yesterday. He was ap-
plauded repeatedly, and more than
once he was paid the tribute of tears.
"The women of this country," said
Mr. Kennedy, "have given their sons,
their husbands and brothers, then re-
turned home and filled their garbage
Plenty of Sugar
- - SPECIALS - -
Twenty Rools Toilet Paper
Regular 10 cent size
Fancy Colorado potatoes
Colorado Apples, per bushel
Sweet potatoes, cabbage, lettuce, turn-
ips, celery, Concord and California
grapes, full line of fresh stuffs.
U. S. TUBES
115 East Main Phones 31, 224
"You can conserve. You can save in
those things the army must have. You
must. If you are unwilling to do that,
you have no right to expect the pro-
tection guaranteed by the American
Then, with a sidelight upon condi-
tions in Belgium, he permitted his
audience to understand what the "pro-
tection of the American flag" means.
"Your government," he said, "has
an official report stating that there is
not now a girl or woman in Belgium
over 16 years of age who has not been
misused by the Germans."
A sort of half grasp swept over the
audience of women, but Mr. Kennedy
"You and your country are in dan-
time to awaken. If you love Ameri-
readily how you, out here in the cen-
ter of the food producing region, fail
to catch the full significance of the
| "I am not blaming you. But it is
j time to awakenfl If you love Ameri-
jca, you dare not refuse to take the
j simple pledge the government is now
(asking of you.
of the destruction that was to visit the
Islands on the king's anniversary.
Every living being was to be de-
stroyed, she said, except one man and
one woman. All of the Islands were to
he destroyed except two and they were
to be joined together Into one. The
destruction was to be wrought through
an eruption Of Mount Kaneau and noth-
At no time in the history of the coun-
try has there been such u demand for
farm lands as now.
Hitfh prices for all products and the
freedom resulting from farm life are
largely responsible for these condi-
This is the year for renters to obtain
homes of their own.
We have a number of excellent bargains in farms at
all prices and in all parts of Cleveland and McClain
counties, on which we can give excellent terms, and if
desired, make loans at a low rate of interest. If you are
interested let us show you some of our bargains We
know we can satisfy you.
Farm Lands and Loans
1'. S.—Also a list of many excellent bargains in Nor-
man city property for sale and trade for farm lands.
Note the result ot six months of mili-
tary training. Compare lines A-A anO
B-B in cut.
ate and manly. His awkwardness had
disappeared. The change was wonder-
ful and it was all to the good. Here
Is a photograph showing 'before and
after taking,' aud I am sure no patent
medicine advertisement could beat It.
'Well, mother and I were delighted.
That was ten years ago, and Howard
says the year he spent at the military
academy was the best year of his life.
Now," said Uncle Dan, with great
earnestness, "when such training does
so much good, makes better citizens and
at the same time fits a man to defend
his country, why should not Uncle Sam
furnish this training at the govern-
ment's expense? The government has
the right to call anyone to serve In
case of war, and without training, a
man Is worth nothing as a soldier. Un-
cle Sam has splendid new training
camps that will soon be available for
the purpose, therefore, here Is double
reason why tho Chamberlain bill for
compulsory military training should be
passed at once, so that every boy phy-
sically fit may have this training end
not leave It for his parents to pay for.
On account of the expense, not one bey
Led by a Fourteen-Year-Old Girl.
ing but human sacrifices could appease
the goddess and avert the tragedy, ac-
cording to the vision.
The appeal of the schoolgirl was so
eloquent that 20 persons were Imbued
' with the spirit of primitive Hawaii and
decided to sacrifice themselves. They
planned to go to the brink of the era-
! ter aod leap Into the seething lava.
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♦ Guaranteed Worm Destroyer ♦
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♦ NOLAN & MARTIN ♦
"This war is going to be won for 'n ^0 can "le training now. I am
| humanity if it takes every man, every ' Blad tbat you can do B0' These big
woman, every boy, every girl and every ! crops and blg Trices, I find, make the
dollar, for the world will not be worth I «nd, «>at the
,. . ... . WUIU'|best is demanded by them."
| ring ill if it is not won. , Binje wa9 up with the lark the next !
"The government is going to feed its I morning, more excited and enthusiastic
| army and the army of the Allies. It is j than ever. He had a plan. He knew i POSP'1 VELY the best remedy for
going to feed them whether you eat owne(I a c0,t worth <hat that dreaj djsease Eczema. Also
or not. Just remember that. The time he wou,fl make lllraost another $100 on
has come to fix the individual re- hls Potatops lf ,hey tarn<,d well,
I nnd thnt he had from his previous
| savings, bought a $100 Liberty bond.
"What are you doing? | BUlle's plan was to have Jlmrale cash
"You are either for or against !,n an(* 8° was A'saP*
I pointed to find that Jimmie would still
Word to Subscribers
In consolidating the Norman
weekly newspapers a thousand and j
one details have to be worked out,
and we have not yet "struck our
gait" in getting out such a paper as
we desire. We trust our subscrib-
ers will bear with us for a short ;
time, and we'll then give them .a
weekly paper of which they will be i
proud. We hope to be able to get
out twelve pages next week, end i.Id i
to that number from week Lo week j
as business justifies.
As per announcement in this issue
the Carey, Lombard Lumber company
will give five per cent premium on
Liberty Bonds, thus demonstrating its
thorough confidence in the country
and its earnest and true loyalty and
patriotism. In addition to this, the
company has subscribed for a very
large amount of the bonds, and every
one of their employes has gone his
limit, feeling and knowing that in
this way they can best contribute to
the success of our arms and the care
of our soldiers. These are the days
when America expects every man
and every interest to do its full duty,
and this is one way in whick this
great company is demonstrating its
earnest desire to do that duty.
Appreciation is due the company
for its true Americanism, and we
trust it will have to pay out a goodly
sum on these premiums. Read the
announcement and profit thereby
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the Same Time
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J. E. BEAN & W. L. BEAN
Consolidating the subscription lists J
of the Norman Transcript and Nor-
man Democrat-Topic with that of the I
Enterprise has given this paper over I
2000 subscribers, covering every j
part of Cleveland county and going j
over into McClain county in large
numbers. It offers to advertisers
the very best medium ever given in j
the county, affording complete and I
thorough publicity. Our advertising j
rates must necessarily be advanced i
in a short time, for it is impossible to j
print this large number of papers at
the present prices. We hope to get
all these matters adjusted properly j
in a few days.
sponsibility of citizenship.
, ,, ,. ! lack about $300 of having enough to
, ' ne y ma e the disclosure j gee j,ira through. His lip quivering, he
that elsewhere husbands are refusing sa|d: "I'm mighty sorry to leave Jim-
to permit their wives to conserve in ' rate."
the manner urged by Herbert Hoover. '■ Uncle Dan was silent a moment or
He stated that one thousand women two' 'hen he asked Billie to go down
write to headquarters each day asking 'to tbe orchard and get him some ap-
that they be relieved of the obiiga ' ples t0 eat nn the trn,n' Whllp he waa
tions taken by them when thev rezis ! KonP' U was "rr"n*'''1 ,hnt Uncle Daa
tered for the food drive j "n" Mr "nd Mrs' Grahttm would ^
| ranee the money necessary so that
"They say," said Mr. Kennedy, Jimmie could go, When Billie returned
"that their husbands object. I believe j |>9 VQB about It lie ran to the
we may safely trust the womanhood 'Tinnnf nnn . Jimmie. iwying;
of America to make this sacrifice if nn nver. run just as rast as you
. their husbands will let them." ":,n' 1 ve 801 the «ri'alest Dews y°«
[ I ifer heard of."
Itch, Barber's Itch, Ringworm, Toe
Itch, Sweaty, Galded or Bad
Smelling Feet. Price $1.00.
MAN KIN'S DANDRUFF
REMEDY and hair tonic abso-
lutely REMOVES the Dandruff,
prevents the hair falling out, also
stops all itching on first applica-
tion. Price $1.00.
MANKIN'S HEALING SALVE
has no equal for old sores, car-
buncles, Inflamation of any kind,
Etc. Price 50 cents.
OR MONEY REFUNDED
The above articles lor sale by all first
, THE MANKIN REMEDY CO. "
Oklahoma City, U. S. A.
Those who heard Rev. Wickizer
last Sunday night at the Christian
church on the subject: "Steps into \
the Kingdom," will be interested in ;
hearing his discourse next Sunday
night on the subject, "Conversions of;
the New Testament." Bring your
Bibles and note books. Read the fol- j
lowing chapters in the book ot Acts: !
2, 8, 10, 16, 18, and 22. Read the en- i
tire chapters and pick out the con- '
versions and study them.
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Excursion Fares from Nor-
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On sale daily, October 1 to
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. .Return limit May 31, 1918
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