The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 231, Ed. 1 Tuesday, December 24, 1918 Page: 1 of 4
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The Daily Transcript
VOL. VI. NO. 231.
NORMAN, OKLAHOMA. TUESDAY, DEC. 24, 1918.
i'kice five cem
RETURN TO JOBS
BEING MADE EASY
Defense Machinery Brought Into
Play by Action of National
Oklahoma City, Dec. 24.— (Spec-
ial.)—Nothing should be alliwed to
interfere with or obscure the pur-
pose of the Bureau for Returning
Soldiers, Sailors and War Workers
University Staff CLEVELAND COUNTY
To Be Increased fiEDCR()SSCAMpA|GN
No Christmas Tree
At Christian Church
One hundred and eight teacher-
will be on active duty at the Uni-
versity of Oklahoma next quarter,
according to the new schedule just
issued by the university.
During the past quarter thirty-
three members of the faculty havi
been on leave of absence and en-
gaged in some kind of war work
Ten of these teachers will be bad
I in their regular places during the
Owing to the very inclement •
weather and the bad roads, it has p.
TO BE IMPROVED
Guard at The
Billy Sunday in
Billy Sunday will eome to Okla-
homa City if the ministers who
A young British soldier writes:
r. , vvln .prllin (i,«. fjirla and "1 i<m on guard at present nnd it i■
Will Show (Jood Results When All ^decided to postpone the Christ Kndeavor t0 (;ive Patrons is a grand honor 1 can tell you, that a
Returns are In-Norman | mas tree and enterta,nment at the Satisfaction. I <>"< parting the b.rthplace and the
District $2,500. Christian church until a future . manger of our Lord It is a won '' In u^on iheiTto-
date. There will therefore be no Transcrjpt learns that the derful place and I never though- ni1 ec
Chairman Moomau. of the Cleve-1 that church toniKht (tues- Southwestern Telephone company when I used to read about it that day
land County Red Cross Christmas' ^ investigated the complaint- one day I should stand and guarfl The eight members of the all-
Roll Campaign, is not getting re- j of bad st,rvice having had it. The birthplace is marked by a ance present voted unanimous y o
gaged in some kind of war work porU from many of the country F()K PRA1SES Y ANK VALOR one 0f their chief men here for sev fourteen pointed silver star pre- call the evangelist to preach .e
Ten of these teachers will be back schoo, districts, but what he gets I , once take Kente(1 by the French government, when he closes his meeting in h
w j- v, . mB_ (in their regular places during the are enconraginK and he feeia cer- Amer.canH , acked in Technique t'0 improve it As a step ir. The stable i hung with lamps from Worth. A committee compos.', o
to provide work fo- discharged me ^ cominB quarter. They are as fo tain that when all are in Cleveland, b>t Smaf,h^ ThroURh, (.er- tl,at direction Miss Martin, an ex all different countries and they look Rev^ Charles C. Weaver Rev. Ph
man Said. pert in traininR the girls, has bee- beautiful, and I might add. they are Ba.ri and^Rev. L Frank Ro. ^
secured, nnd will at once enter always alight. The manger itself .va. pp l r-
Lecal communities are charged with jows;
this duty and local and district Maj John AUey head Qf the d , accordin,, to popu
councils of defense are importuned T)artment 0f government; Capt. R county jn oklahoma
by the Council of National Defense Terrell, associate professor of i „„ ,
county will show as good results,
according to population, as any
Coblenz, Dec. 23—(by courier to Upon her duties. Several new
bv the Council of National DeTense p Torrpll associate urofessor of . „ ' ' . upon ner uuue.
? I I !/i who lerre,!' «fsociaie u ^ prevalence of the influenzaj Nancy.)—"The Americans lacked m be ivcn
s°eek "to provide such'employment. in^nglishi SU? 0U*hl* trai"ed
VV ^ ^ " niK W"J CU^lUCCl lllfi
£K!t! "*' " "• 'S" "'otablj m^'r" bo'lbt h°" tta company promi... a ir
- iour""r: Er" i • fc"'•*£w-zr* * ™r;
tszz r&zrzz nsz t - >- - — - - -•* - - -
til they are securely settled. English; Paul S. Carpenter, asso-
aiways au^nu •* , ..
is cut in natural rock, hut marble if they find all other member-serf
has been put in to keep it in a good the alliance in favor of the call-
in their duties, an state 0f preservation." Oklahoman.
given positions and tlior-
all in. Von Steibel, chief of staff of the M.gg Mar(jn ig a Kraduate of th
i In the ten or twelve country dis 127th division, which fought and Telephone Technical College of
The following procedure is sug- ciate professor of violin; C. F tricts from which reports have been was beaten by the Americans at
\ gested for local councils by the Giard> professor of piano; E P. R received, the work has been com- Argonne. attvlied to
j i ' F . . ' . | n|pfpH in orood shape and a number Von Steibel, who is attached to
i Council of National Defense and Duval, a880c.ate professor of rnatV 1^^/ ^ cent mell the German bridgehead commission,
contained in a letter issued to emat.es; ILS. Brown dean of the ; of them P ^ jn di8cU88i>(l freuly with 8 coi respon-
county councils by the Oklahoma school 0f pharmacy; Randall Stew P d resul h phascs 0f the Argonne
State Council of Defense: art, mstructor in English. ^^on as the workers finish their breakthrough.
(1) See every local agency , Mi ,; iob In the Norman schoo! district : "The Americans were too reck-
which serves returning soldiers * " ^ ^ membership of 2500 is indicated less; in too much of a hurry to get
sailors and war workers and find Majorie left Monday for a holiday a members^ estimatt,s thin'K8 done>, he said.
out just where it is located, just visit with son and brother Robert wi„ show ft p instBnce, in attacking
what it will do for the returning Spencer, at Little Rock, Ark. ttat 'J 10,000,
person, and just what questions
should be asked each person to de-
Columbus, Ohio, a school especially
adapted to training instructors for
telephonic work, and it is believed
she will bring the Norman Ex-
change "out of the kinks" and pro-
duce good results. The local man-
agement is congratulating itself on
securing her services, and assures
the public that the imr rovements
will be made and satisfactory ser-
our vice given at the earlitst possible
„ . or machine guns—which are the best moment
Lieut. Read Bridgewater, who has about half the population, when all in, the world; they utilized no scien-
tennine"whether its help is needed; been instructor in the navy officers' returns are in. Ihe onlyTay theyTnew to elimin-
/o\r« ri f into n ninirla list training school at Mare Islam. The campaign in the stat > , ,
(2)Consolidate into a single bat ^ ^ ^ # ^ fcy the t#,d weat!)e ate a machine gun nest was to keep
the questions drawn up by the lo ^ ^ sickne8S and a total of coming until they got it. That was
cal agencies, together with queries — —
cal agencies, together with queries - - thin„ 'like 200,000 members i; rather discouraging t,0 the morale
on behalf of federal bodies with- shall go over the points in this list ^ ^ Chairman Phillips of our gunners. They knew that
out wide-spread local branches with every applicant; ^P° show a membership of if they stayed long they would be
(such as the Federal Board for Vo- (4) If the Bureau is a busy one, ,00 000 when all the reports are in killed or captured
cational Education). Opposite each a competent information clerk • We have no doubt that American
question indicate the directions should be provided for the purpose. # C/.inncp intervention won the war We
which should he given the returnin-' v0lunteers will undoubtedly be thriStllin Mieilte could have beaten the other allies,
man or woman in case it is evident available for this position in most Welfare Work
but the constant stwam of Amer- j
help is needed; communities because of the cessa- ! icans, young and enthusiastic
Arrange that the bureau tion of other lines of war work
L. C. GILK8 PIJONE 59 W. C. WEIR
OFFICE—First National Bank Bid.
Giles-Weir Investment Co.
FARM LANDS AND CITY PROPERTY,
Call and see us, we have some good properities listed
worth the moeny. See us if you desire a loan on farm
property. If you have property for sale list it with us.
Tulsa, Okla.. Dec. 20.—D. C Rose,
executive secretary of the Tulsa
County Council of Defense has re-
ceived a letter from Corporal Wil-
son Fremuth, of the United State
Marine Corps, a former oil field
worker in this state, in which he
relates an interesting anecdote just j
before the signing of the armistice i
"Our captain gave us a dinner
n„ • ~~\™ 'he night before we left for the
Now that the war is practically overwhelmed ns. front.
over a statement of the war work -The Americans are pood op- ro
the Christian Science Welfare p0nents and fair fighters " 1 ow • lc Sl'K' ,rCM
board may be of interest. All this j Von Steibel said the German |<U""er *s y?u w""'d ih® en®™y
work has been done within the Army could have held out for vVe '" with a will. er
denomination, without asking any months if internal conditions had dinner the captain found one of e
assistance from outside sources, ;not interfered, but, sooner or men stowing away bottles o c am
and is truly a remarkable showin. later, lack of material would have pagne into a bag and ng y m-
The following were its contribu- bought its downfall. dl*"ant. ^manded what he meant
He asserted that l.udendorff is by such conduct.
A great general, but that he mad- j "Tm only obeying orders, sir,'
several fundamental mistakes, | the man said.
such as tb« Verdun attack. , "'Obeying orders?' roared the
He inquired eagerly about the captain,'what do you mean ?'
effects of German artillery fire
He also wanted to know what the
NOT SO FAST!
You cant getaway ronT
jane and¥ ¥?t '
KATHERINE a a M 1 ;
See them in
15 THE PLACE
'You told us to treat the dinner
like the enemy, sir; and when we
meet the enemy, sir, those we can't
kill we take prisoners'."
PATRIOTS LEND A
HAND TO UNCLE SAM
NO CHRISTMAS PAPER
The bosses of the Transcript-
Enterprise, as well as the force,
desire to celebrate Christmas, so
there will be no Daily Transcript
published on Wednesday. To one
and all we extend the compliment;
of the season and wish you a Merry
Christmas and a Happy and Pros-
Aiso P ATI IE Presents
in the cyclonic western motion picture ser-
ial full of darir% adventure and heart-stir-
a swift-moving western story with big, j
crashing climaxes. Suspense, thrills, pep, i
surprise, action, zip. Who is the Phantom
Also paramount Comedy
BEWARE OF BOARDERS
PRODUCED BY MACK SENNETT
Come and Laugh until the 1 ears Course
Down Your Cheeks.
tions to the men in the army, given
to all alike, no discrimination being
made as to religious predelictions
of the men, young or old, black or
white. Many of the men write let-
ters of grateful appreciation of the
great help the welfare committee,
has been to them. The following is, doughboys thought of the German
the report: i soldiers' courage and ability.
Total number of knitted goods, j .
etc., distributed by this committee i Mr, and Mrs. C. M. Greisme*
to men in war service, 113,079. ; left on Saturday to spend the
Total number of garments made> 1 Christmas holidays with Mrs
by Sewing Units of Greater Boston,, j Greismer's mother, Mrs. E. E Fore
land distributed by this committee man.
for men in war service and refugees. |
25,116. j Charlie Miller, son of Mr. and
! Total number of old and new j Mrs. August Miller, is home fro-
| garments received from the field ;he army, having been discharged
and distributed by this committee | at Fort SilL He has been all over
for refugees. 234,672. ' the country, and was stationed the perous New Year.
Articles sent out by the field, but .most of the time in the infantry
not through this committee, for post at Fort Upton. Subscribe for tne Enterprise
men in war service and refugees,
Total number of articles dis-
tributed by this committee and its
branches from December 1, 1917, to
September 1, 1918, 490,135.
In distiibuting the above articles
we have been able to aid in a very
effective way many of the relief
committees that have been in exist
ence for some time, as well as giv-
ing very substantial help to men in
all branches of war service.
| We have many letters of grate-
ful acknowledgement for articles
received from individuals and com-
mittees, and we feel very thankful
jto be able to give such material
help to "men in service" and refu-
Showing Wednesday and Thursday
The Christmas storm has been
very severe all over the country
|and from all localities comes news
| of blizzards, deep snows and mucl
suffering. Especially has it been
severe in the north, and trains of
all railroads are late and many of
them abandoned. The train on the
Santa Fe htat should hive gone
south at midnight had not arrived
at noon today, and all south bound
trains of today were stalled "Some
where in Kansas."
CONTINUOUS FROM 2 TO 11 P. M.
Coming Friday and Saturday— A master artist in a master
p|ay_\Vm. Fox presents William Farnum in "A Soldiers
Oath"—greatest war play ever filmed. A drama of faith and
retribution. Also "The Fighting Trail" and Sunshine Comedy
"Her Husband's Wife."
Lieut, and Mrs. Paul DeLong are
here from Camp Hancock, Ga., vis-1
iting his parents, Mr and Mrs.
Geo. DeLong. Paul has been in
the service four years, but thinks
he will get back into civil life.
LAD1E J: — A MAN' .S .STOtlE
TO BUY PRESENT S WHICH
YOUR MEN FRIENDS. GIVE A
OR A MUFFLER AND YOU
IT." BUT WE'VE MANY THINGS MEN LIKE.
COME AND .SEE THEM.
GENTLEMEN: — YOU OUGHT TO HAVE NEW
CLOTHED FOR CHRIJTMA^. YOU WILL &E
JURE TO BE INVITED OUT. OUR JToRE \5
THE PLACE TO GET YOUR CHRIJTMA^
CLOTHED. OUR CLOTHED ARE RIGHT —
RIGHT IN .STYLE, RIGHT IN PRICE.
E. B. Kimberlin
Monday and Tuesday
STARTING 2 P. M—CONTINUOUS—11 P
ONE-THIRD OFF ON EVERY
Not a Few Discards
EVERY FUR, REGARDLESS.
All Ladies' Suits at
Peggy l'carce and Jack Curtis in
THE GOLDEN FLEECE
From the famous Saturday Evening Post story by 1-red An-
deron. The country boob inventor hit on a big idea to makt
automobiles while you wait and went to Gotham to dispose of
this idea, but the wise guy disposed of him. I hril 1«=. novelty,
comedy and punch
.MUTT asd .
by Bud Fisher
Also Vitagraph Presents
With Edith Johnson and Joe
Ryan in Regular "He-Man"
"FIGHT FOR MILLIONS"
Greatest serai story ever made
a Big Keystone Comedy, a regular laugh producer. "NEWS-
paper clippings." Action in every scene.Big stunts, pret-
Ten Reels of Keen Amusement
KIDDIES 5c —ALWAYS THE SAME— ADULTS 15c
Coming Wednesday and Thursday—Those wonderful actors.
Jane and Katherine Lee presented by Wm. Fox, "F>oing Then-
Bit." A play that beats Sherman at his own game. Also a Para-
mount Mack Sennett comedy "Beware of Boarders." Also that
thrilling serial "Hands Up."This program will please you.
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