The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 99, Ed. 1 Friday, July 19, 1918 Page: 2 of 4
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The Daily Transcript American Sergeant With A utomatic
Brings Back 159 German Prisoners
ViUlhed every afternoon e*crpt Sunday by
Um Transcript F.titerpriae Publishing Company.
fenfr-e«i a econd-cia^ matter January 17,
191*. t the post office at Norman, Oklahoma,
«n*Arr rt "W rongreu of March 3, 1S79.
DUtrr. 215 Hart Main StTert. Trleph n ? No.
DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES
By KRED S. FERGUSON were taken to the north «ide of the
I r.ited l're*s Staff Correspondent river. They overpowered their g'uard?
WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY took valuable maps from a German
IN' THE CHAMPAGNE, July 19.— officer, grabbed
He-e is the story of Sergt. J. F. back.
SATURDAY, JULY 20
9:00 a. m. Lecture, "Pragmatism:
boat and paddled j James and Dewey," Dr. Durant, un-
Br ore year *J.W • Bruwrn ~nd how he rounded up 159 A single machine gunner saw two 11:00 a. m. Lecture. "Psychology
Mil. «k nonthft l w German prisoners in a recent attack: plctoons of Huns advancing. The 0f Politics and Revolution," Dr. Du-
NEW GIN BEING BUILT
BY COMPANY AT NOBI.i
4i> imonth .'j Sergeant Brown, separated from his gun had been injured and he was un- , rant, university chapel.
t canwrr' • K . . _ . 1 i— captain of able to swerve it to bring them into
if y carn^r^pqe'
All •noowi'-cfttcnU apf*4fi ng under til
:,1 v; arc I .'ijc-ct lo the action of the voter,
Uk dcm^Tttic piny at thr primary, Xug. i
For Judge, 14th Judicial District—
F B. SWANK
For Senator, 19th District—
H. O. MILLER
E. O. NORTHCUTT
&or StaU> Representative—
a W HUTCH IN
J M STOGNER
J. B. WHEELIS
E. J. MAYS
Prr Court Clerk—
For County Treasurer—
J"or Ovunty Attorney—
platoon, encountered the
another company. Pointing at four line of fire. Whipping out his auto-
er.emy machine mins. the captain matic pistol, he fired several shots,
gaj(j: picking off the Germans on one side
"Let's get 'em." The pair charged and causing them to alter their
the nests, seemingly impervious to course. This brought them within
the hail of bullets, and killed or cap- ranee of the machine gun. He then
tured the crews of two of the guns, wiped them out.
T 3 prisoners were in their way. so Small groups of Germans filtered
Brown turned them over to the cap- through the American lines near
tain and cleaned up the other two Mezy, but our line was not with-
gvns alone, taking additional prison- drawn. Instead the Americans hunt-
; ers and smashing the pieces. i ed down and killed or captured every
The captain had started back to the boche.
American lines with his captives. One American trumpeter took com-
Brown followed some distance in his mand of his company when the cap-
wake. The sergeant encountered a tain became separated from them.
comrade, Corporal Pipp, who volun-
teered to guard the prisoners. Brown (ion and the first aid division, the bu-
readily accepted, as he had just'reau of supply servce and the bureau
■ aught sight of a shallow section of of nursing service.
trench, half filled with dead boches. Work of Various Departments
The other half was filled with boches The department of civilian relief in-
too—very much alive. eludes the emergency relief, and the
Brown's automatic rifle had become sale of Red Cross Christmas seals
so hot that he could barely hold it. sold for the benefit of the Red Cross.
But he lay it across his arm and The department of nursing service
;>er.ed fire on the trench, killing sev- includes the bureau of nursing service
eral of its occupants. for hospital relief and the bureau of
Germans Cry "Kamerad" town and country nursing service.
WHEN VIGOR COUNTS Or.e of the Hun3 yelled "kamerad." The department of chapters has
Wkat every American expected of "All right, come out," Brown re- charge of the organization ard super-
boys in fchaki has become fact in plied, between shots. All of the Ger- vision of state boards, chap*f3, au*--
litr drive forward on the western r. ;jis, numbering nearly a hundred, iliaries, membership extension. ir.J
No one in this country ever ; dropped their guns and surrendered, the registration of members.
Wbrved that when the Americans Brown and Pipp again started for Gave Relief in Halifax
otwe got into action they would d'"' the rear and encountered other mem- The most important energencv r°-
aafthing else but sweep the enemy off bof their platoon with prisoners, lief work done by the Red Cross this
thur fet. But it is a substantial en- B-jvn took charge of them a:!. The year was furnishing debtors, nurics
oouragement to read of the thing be- w ere Brown and the other- had and supplies to the destitute people of
iBe actually accomplished, and on a b--en r.^ht ng. was being shelled con- Halifax after the great disaster there.
«c*le that must cour.t in the end in tir.uoasly. Once Brown and Pipp An example of the work dene by the
th* favor of the allies. were surrounded but they fought Red Cross in Oklahoma was the r -
When the Yanks rushed on toward the - v out with their automata p lief furnished when tne tornado at
Sioisftons, Germans who faced them— ' rifles. Coalgate, Okb> June 2, 1917, killed
> who turned tail and ran—must At the edge of the wood, Brown's'ten people and rendered four hundred
have felt that their doom was sealed, i companions left him to "get some families destitute. The first mes-
lort Heinies," and he herded his age sent to the people after the dis-
prisoned along a shell-pitted ro3d' aster was that the Red Cross was
tnvard the rear, still clutching h sending $5,000 for relief.
trusty automatic. One-Fourth Spent Locally
Arriving at headquarters, Brown "One-fourth of the money raised for
accurate count of his ba-', the Red fro?- in Cleveland ountv
linhments of that kind in this section
w-rk wi'l pcedily befcin at the
A n ^dern hi-h-csptcity gin is be- Brooklyn navy yard on two 40,000
ing built by the Noble Gin company ton battleships. Each will exceed by
at Noble, and will probably be ready almost 10,000 tons the largest bat-
foi the coming ginning season. The ..eship now afloat,
gin will be equipped with "Conti-
nental" machinery, and the building The war board of the American
is being built of sheet-iron. Electric Railway assocation has sub-
R. F. Ellinger is president of the mitted a brief to the national war
Ncble Gin company, which will own labor board in advocacy of a six-cent
one of the most up-to-date estab- car fare.
Siberia, once the prison house of
Russia, seems to offer the best hope
for its rehabilitation. Which seems to
indicate that the empire was in the
habit of sending its best brains :ntn
J X EARTEP
W. A. DURANT
for Governor, who has
done more for education
and legislation for bene-
fit of the farmers and
business men of Okla-
homa than any other
candidate for Governor.
The thing that
makes this store popular
among fashionable women is
the exclusive models we show
and the way we handle our
stock to keep them exclusive.
Only a few pairs of each
novelty are sold. We do not
permit enough to be sold to make
them "common." It's a sacrifice
on our part, but we believe it s
the modern way to conduct a
If this is the kind of a store
you like to deal with, we will
be pleased to show you shoes
and a fitting ser vice that satisfies.
MYERS' SELZ ROYAL
BLUE SHOE STORE
Sell Shoes Our Specialty
Surely that b tasted confidence of the
German officers—a feeling which the
: «! under them did not feel—must
have been sadly shaken when the yell-
jnjf doughboys and the lumbering
ti>iiks charged on toward them. There ma ie
eouM not have been much enthusiasm f-r the first time. There were 15 'J eoe to the leal chapter, and the rest *
■ kaiserism and world-domination as ' them, including a major, a eva"' is used by thr nationa' organization
they struggled to get back out of dan
sser nr fearfully shouted "Kamerad"
t a fierce and determined enemy in
i PAVING CONTROVERSY
ar.d two lieutenants. The sergeant for relief in Europe " stiid Tom B.
assured the comamnder he had a "re-1 Matthews, who has just resigned as
tint' and turned over a pistol and chairman of the Cleveland ounty
a pair of wire-cutters he had taken chapter. "The members of the staff
f rom the major. j of the Amer>n Rod Cross with their
Brown had narrowly escaped death world vision can see that where the
a number of times, as his uniform lecal chapter needs $100 the national
Kditor the Transcript: s torn with bulets. Early in the 'e' r;pter needs $300 to build huts, to
^ the F. P. McCormick company'fig't ng his pack had been shot from 1 uy farm implements, to care for
fir m Vv, co'.'ect, ^ damages, ?7!l - l is back by shrapnel. [homeless babies, and to renlace some
*>00 from th" city of Norman, for the ,„l„ T . i- ^ ,
paving in District No. •"?, how much > , Inf,tances Similar j of the signs of civilization, which
yf>u think the property owners in Brown's feat was the climax of' have been swept away, leaving t'i4
Oigtrir t, No 3 will be able to collect i dozens of similad episodes. Eiirht country as bare ■ a floor, ard the in-
from the city, as damages by reason | Americans, captured by the boches, | habitants tT starve."
W1 y doesn't the government fur-
the money for the Red Cress" is
nswered by the following: It is for-
his services, that cost the propertv- bidden to ,!o s0 bv the treaty ifovern-
owners in the neighborhood of $20,- in£ t,ie International Red Cross so-
of this same payment? To some peo
Pie especially those residing in oth^r
an vrry fool
WDnhj not seem to be so foolish. The
frrcn^rtv-owners in District No
daily those residing in other
istricts, this may seem to bo aYenu® was Put in at the su^estion ni«h thi
ooliuh o'lostioTi* but if thev a 1 entrineer, who seemed to bo ?nswen
derstood its significance it [ Inari*y interested in 4 per cent for u:fifiep
DOLLAR DAY AT THE
■ UNITED SALES COMPANY
In bringing to the people of Cleveland County another one of
our FAMOUS DOLLAR DAYS, we feel that the goods offered to
you at the price of ONE DOLLAR will be far better values than you
expected during these days of prevailing high prices. Do not satisfy
yourself with merely reading the advertisement, but come to the
store and see the hundreds of other BARGAINS that we have to
■Ofitracted through this iirent fth<> ^is add the $80,000 and you ciety, made at Geneva, Switzerland, in
^ity council) for a first-class job of ^uve °'*er $100,000 that the property
and did not tret it, by reaso* •'r ^ ,n District No. 3 attempted to
the city council ao eptin<*. against saddled on the prop-
protests of the property-owner^ 1' the c,ty*
-m -a il district, a very much inferior JNU. ALL..N
claw of p; vin/ than contract calle<l ! „
for, anil suffered damages by rear<".■ .
v f wi'lful negligence—in not nrotect
'-hi- prr,perty-o\vners against thi
y<rw<\ 'if the contractors.
J* II,.' fV,o qVintiM
'lae hehi liable for w' atever damaires
fit Ve uroveil that the irorierH-.
mnumm mi i 1 district may have
<lered, by reason of the action of th-
>dty council in accepting a pavement
lArtiirh they admitted thev knew was
not mrh as the contract specified.
Th t an - ction against the city bv
ifie property owners in said paving
ivrfrirt ran he brought we have hut
doubt. Thf citv council, wi ;H
Full knowledge that the paving did)
not fulfill *-be terms of the contract, j
vwrrpte'' same over the vigorous pro- j
tent-, "f (hp property-owners in said j
■jfctriet. It may be news to Muskc-
.ivnue resi lents that the proper
ty owners in Pavini; District No. .!
jire seriously contemplating such an
The courts in this state have
• sustained the mr ntions of the
\prnpeity-owitfrs in District •Ss'°
I hnv** no hesitancy in saying that the
> arno rou)*ts would sustain them in t
damage suit against the citv for n
. ipt.intr and attempting to build
. t . .it- *1 fnr n
WHAT RED CROSS DOES."
QL'ESTON OFTEN ASKED
ANSWERED IX BRIEF FORM
1863; the Red Cross is the einnectim
i:nk by which you may serve your gov-
ernment; you can't administer in gov-
ernment dollars and cents the labor of
love rnd sympathy. It would not be
possible for the government tc mobil-
ize the woman power of the ocuntry, i
f >r the women's work must be done
with tenderness, sympathy, dispatch
t nd enthusiasm and not by draft laws.
The federal penitentiary at Atlanta
is to be equipped with machinery for
the manufacture of cotton fabrics and
MEN'S STRAW HATS, just a few
left, worth $2 and S3, each Satur-
day ' SI.00
VERY SPECIAL, DRESS LAWNS,
10 yard pattern of our regular 15c
dress lawn, Saturday SI.00
(Continued form Page Or.e)
through the department of military
itiief. The department of military
relief includes ambulance companies,
base hospitals, sanitary training de-
tachments, the bureau of medical ser- other cloths, to be sold to the war
vice with the medical service divis- and navy deportments.
MEN'S SPORT SHIRTS, made of
choice Madras cloth, worth SI.00.
Each Saturday, any size. 2 for__$1.00
VERY SPECIAL, ORGANDIES.—
Beautiful flowered and stripped
patterns, a regular 20c yard value.
Saturday 8 yard pattern for —M.00
Broi- i-tv in District No. 3 for a pav
ITW r.f a very m'ich inferior character
■than contracted for, having full
'IttKwledge of the same before accent
f r-.ni rontrnctor. This paving, we
understand, has been paid for by the
..-i. by reason of the city having i -
same. This was the ngh
for 'he city to do and all it
venJd do after having accepted it
from the contractor but because r> "
t-ity accepted, it does not necessarily
follow that it can compel the proper-
s-owners to accept. The courts of
the state have made this point n
'"^has cost .he city in the neighh r-
*„,„t ..f S-ilKMlrt I" n'lghten the < it\
i-ooncll on this point Tll0,^nst'd^,
mess of the city council of Norman i-
^lethin.-' awful. The; propertj ;
I), .Irict No. "• through ■
•^♦•nt'tiions p'.eaded with the .
council not to accept^j,e pav.n.
Below we nuote only a few of our many bargain prices.
All our goods are new «nd fresh.
Gallon Alton Cherries SI.00
Gallon Apricots 65c
Gallon Peaches 55c
Gallon White Karo Syrup 90c
Gallon Red Karo Syrup 80c
57 ounce Quaker or Alton Oats, package 30c
Two Small packages Oats 25c
Matches, per box 5c
Alton Coffees, per pound 25c, 30c, 35c
LOTS OF PRESERVES AND BEST GRADE OF CANNED
ROASTING EARS, TOMATOES, CUCUMBERS, APPLES.
ANYTHING WE CAN BUY.
;;.;:.;(ie'i"v.ith •*.. n . ■
v council • " ■ •• f
iPistrict No. 3, but to n ava.
rh, sewerage Wt««J|pi|
" efficiency b\
the city council
Vicars $ Sons
SUIT CASES, these cases are out of
j>ui* regular stock and priced at
SI.75 regularly, Saturday S1.00
VERY SPECIAL, PERCALE. We
have about 20 bolts of high pattern
Percales. On Saturday we will sell (
yard patterns for $1.00
LADIES' MIDDY BLOUSES, all sizes
from 34 to 44, worth 75c and $1.00
regularly. Our price Saturday, two
TOWELING—Regular 25c per yard
huck toweling. Our price Saturday
5 yards for $1.00
MEN'S DRESS SHIRTS, odd sizes
from 14'/2 to IS' worth $1.50 and
$2.00, each Saturday price $1.00
LADIES' HOSE—Regular 25c values
Saturday our price will be 5 pairs
LADIES' WHITE SKIRTS, worth
from $1.50 to $2.50, sizes from 25
to 30 waist, Saturday $1.00
MEN'S SOX. Regular 25c values, 5
pairs for $1.0t
seems to hav. , ,
about the same degree of efl
th~ city council A storm
FREE! FREE! FREE to the First Fifty Customers taking ad-
vantage of DOLLAR DAY SALE we will give absolutely free a
heavily bound double strength wire and taped FLY SWATTER.
THE UNITED SALES COMPANY
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