The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 264, Ed. 1 Monday, February 3, 1919 Page: 1 of 6
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NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1919.
M. E. Church South
The war isn't over yet judging
from the fact that members of the
M. E. Church, South, will, in the
A Narrow . .pe
An automobile driven by F. O.
Miller collided with Frank Stark-
ey, son of Mr. J. G. Williams, Sat-
urday evening: about 7 o'clock,
with the result that Frank is laid
From the Dallas News
Y. W. C. A.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Taking the Joy
Out of Life
majority oi ine.r jrs ftnd thanUfui that
a wheatless day each week from ^ ^ Uo „oo pllt nml
now until May 4, the date of the
closing of the church's eight day
drive for $35,000,000. The drive
which is the culmination of the
great movement o£ the church
known as the Centenary, is being
made in order that the work of
the church may be put on a busi-
ness basis — underpaid ministers
given salaries more adequate to
meet the cost of the times
churches and schools erected
medical, educational and evange-
listic missionaries sent into for-
eign fields—and assistance given
towards the rebuilding of democ
racy along Christian lines.
bruised considerably, but received
no serious wounds, and will soon
be 0ut again.
It was raining, and the wind-
shield of the machine was covered
with the mist, so that Mr Miller
could not see very far ahead. Mr.
Starkey did not notice the ma-
chine coming when he attempted
to cross the street near the opera
house, and the automobile struck
him, throwing him to the pave-
ment and rolling him over several
times. It did not run over him,
which was fortunate, just throw-
The ■ 'n^ '° one S'('e' WaS a"
dressed up, and ready to go to
Arrangements are being made | The High School Y. W. C. A
THE QUEST FOR HAPPINESS ] to have a "Pay-Up Weey" for will hold their regular meeting
Norman and vicinity, along the I next Tuesday in the auditorium
same lines that other towns and after school.
cities of the state have formulated, J The program includes an inter -
and a meeting of the merchants | csting talk' by Mrs. Hobson, a
goal set is a high one, and mem- , gt the Varsity shopi but by
bers 0f the denomination will make ■ ^ ^ ^ with his
personal sacrifices in order to see l ^ ^ machine he
it over the top-the wheatless and | covere(, with mU(, from head to
meatless day being one of the first
foot. The machine was not going
definite sacrifices to be made rapidly and had aU the lights on,
The movement for a wheatless !
the Transcript understands.
and meatless day was started by ; trouWe bein(; cause(, entirely
Herman C. Jones, of Sayanah, ua
Mr. Jones estimates that the sav
I the rain.
"Talk happiness each chance you
Ank talk it good and strong;
Look for it in the byways
As you grimly plod along;
Perhaps it js a stranger now
Whose visit never comes;
But talk it!—soon you'll find that
And happiness are chums."
If one will ask himself at the
close of each day for a week, What
have I done worth while today?
What have I really been worth to
the world since I awoke this morn-
ing? he will, if sincere, feel that
he is like a barren fig tree—cum-
bering the earth. He will feel
that he is not a power, but a bur-
den; not a help but a hindrance;
not an asset but a liability.
This conclusion is reached be-
and business men of the city will : reading by Miss Marguerite New-
be held at the city hall tonight | block and special music.
(Monday) beginning at 7:30 for At the cabinet meeting last
the purpose of perfecting the ! week much encouragement was re-
plans. Every business man should 't ceived and many suggestions made
be present, especially those who! Those present were Miss Gilbert,
are doing a credit business. The!Field Secretary from Texas; Miss
plan has brought the best of re-
sults wherever it has been tried,
and there is no reason why it
should not be successful here. The
idea is that everybody who owes
anybody else should make extra
and strenuous efforts to liquidate
their debts that week or (wo weeks
—the plan being to hold
"week" from March 1st to 15th.
Be out at the meeting in the
City Hall Monday night, and help
cause of the fact that only the ! the Kood work.
helpful person is useful, and un- ; The following from the Oklaho-
iess one is useful he is not happy.
Usefulness means doing something
es Dorothy Whitford, Serene Tay-
lor and Marjorie Harris, Universi-
ty advisers; Miss Mabel Foster,
and Mrs. Hobson, High School ad-
visers; Elsie Lee, Clemmontyne
Corbett, Alberta Guthrie, Ruth
Reed, Buena Morrison, , Dollie
Long, Vivian Powell, Lucille Snapp
our and Elizabeth Reed.
The club will serve lunch from
the Domestic Science building next
Thursday. Everyone is invited to
sample the sandwiches, tea and
candy made by the girls.
At the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
T. P. Mayfield, in East Norman,
on Sunday, February 2, 1918, the
marriage of Mr. Geo. C. Smyth
and Miss Mabel Snialley was
solemnized in the presence of a , ,
large number of friends and rel r'^"" •' txceP •'
atives, with Ergar J. W. Linton of- ,iv,nuc ',0 atinn ,
.. . .. . , question has been settled national
ficiatmg The groom is a nephew ,
of Mr. Linton, and recently came
from Fairmount to Cleveland coun-
ty, buying land east of Noble. He
is a fine young man, and has pre-
pared a good home for his bride,
who is a charming and estimable
young laly, the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Luther Smalley of th •
Noble neighborhood The young
couple have many friends to wish
them every happiness. One of the
pleasing features of the wedding
was the splendid wedding dinner
prepared by Mrs. Artie Mayfield.
ing of five cents' worth of bread , _ •
and ten cents' worth of meat by SpeChll NotiCC
everyoiv of the 2,200,000 members Weekly Advertisers
of the Southern Methodist Church,,
will result in a fund of $85,000,000 Notic< is hereby given to pat-
—insteail of the $35,000,000 asked lons wj,0 wish to get their adver-
for by the church. itising in the weekly edition of the
The observance of a wheatless (HevelanH County Enterprise, that
and meatless day each week in the they MUST have their copy in
homes of the M. E. Church South, j by Wednesday noon of each week
for others. This is jvhy it is that
so many fail in their search for
happiness—they look in the wrong
direction; they seek it where it is
not to be found. The reason that
the yoke spoken of by the Mon of
Galilee is light is because it is
man shows how it is working in
"Efforts on the part of the Re-
tail Merchant's association to in-
terest the public in the annual j
"pay-up-week", already are bear-1
ing fruit, according to A. D. Mc- j
Mullen, secretary of the Retail |
Merchant's association. Seventy
yoke of love, a yoke in which He thousand notices that the annual I
was working for all mankind, and "pay up time" has arrived were
those who are seeking happiness enclosed with monthly statements j 'low (>erman trtae ery i un.
can find it only in proportion to ; sent last week by merchants to ;1 lrouc 1 ' 0 marrow o oui
their efforts in the promotion of their debtors. Many merchants |ereat ,oc'y ,H) ' " ' ...en. !,0"W'
ARE YOU A PATRIOT?
Crocheted Mufflers Sent On to
Germany in Code Is the Basis
of Cloria Swanson's Play.
Are you a Patriot ? Do you hate
the subtle machinations and vile
schemings of the Huns? Does
vour blood boil when you think of
Atlantic Coty, N. J , Feb. 3 —
There are no bathers scampering
playfully on t.he sands of Atlantic
City's beaches right now—that is
nvenue polar bears"—the liquor
ly, and the removal of heavy snow •
falls have not worried the city
commissioners, so they have turn-
ed their attention to a 1919 bath-
ing" decree for women.
Men's one piece bathing suit-
Flesh colored stockings or half
It is estimated that the decree
mav be modified later.
members, is not obligatory. It is
altogether a matter of personal
sacrifice for the cause and is
thrown squarely up to the individ-
ual member of the church to settle
as he or she elects.
insertion. The Enter-
CIIUIW *" * «- I"" - men I . fx.
magnificent spectacle of hu- j have reported prompt remittances >u" v u '"' .''
happiness." Some one has j being received* due solely to the
I son as the wife of
t U. S. Sena-
The Secret Code" to be
shown at the Liberty theatre to-
day and tomorrow
Not only does the femnine tool
Report on Cotton
J. II. Gill, cotton statiscian for
Cleveland county, reports that
there •were 10,283 bales of cotton
ginned in Cleveland county from
the 1918 crop, counting round
bales as half bales, up to January
lfi, 1919, as compared with 17,110
bales ginned up to the same date
in 1918, from the 1917 crop. This
indicates about a two-thirds crop
Notice: There will be a meet-
ing of the Missionary society of
the M. K Church, South, on Tues-
day, it being postponed on account
of the Centennary meeting at Ok
lahoma City.—Mrs. S. 1. Smith,
Mrs. A E. Koepke and daughter.
Miss Edna, are here today frorr*
Oklahoma City the guests o"
friends. Mrs. Koepke is also lo
ing after her property interest*
"Any excitement to be found in j
this mossgrown, dodmolestcd i
town?" demanded the hypercriti-1
cal young guest from the Big
"Plenty of it, Mr. Snort," replied
the landlord of the Petunia Tav-
ern. "If you just go out on the
street and disparage ouh progres-
sive little city in that tone of
prise aims to go to press promptly I very truthfully said that "when enclosing of notice chat the annual tor
on Thursday morning, and it takes j we ]jft at another man's load we j "pay up week" has arrived."
time to prepare the advertisements j somehow lighten our own." This
and legal notices. Be sure and get j js so because he who is lifting at ^ cablegram from France from ]
your copy in by noon of Wednes-j^jg brother's load is fulfilling the ! Keith Miller brings the cheering
day, otherwise advertisements will | greatest law to which he can be
not appear in that week's issue. j 0bcdient—the law of love. In
TRANSCRIP r-ENTERI'RiSF. helping to bear one another's bur-1 (.|lar(red from the French army
I dens our own becomes lighter be- j ailtj w,.j be home soon. He was in
Evangelistic Meeting: Hear the [cauge of tjje strength of love. This the aviation department of the
Rev. M M. Alden this evening at (js jrjven demonstration and em" j pr'.ncli army.
the First Methodist Episcopal j phasis by the little Scotch girl who j "
Church. He will be here to assist j was askej by a minister if it did Brooke says, "I do not think we
in the evangelistic meeting j not tire her t0 carry around the , have any right to think of a heav- well-known lead, J. Beiry Shen\,
throughout the week. He is a i j,i); ^by s)le was caring for Her en for others, much less for our- distinguished Joe King, ,ee e ps
splendid preacher. The services
ships, but she reaches into the do-
\ mestic happiness of Senator Rand
j and his sweet young wife, seeking
to destroy the mutual confidence
and love which are the foundations
of a happy wedded life.
1 In the cast supporting Miss
Swanson are the handsome and
7:30.—Robei-t D. Pool,
and Leslie Stewart.
Killed in Wreck
Today and Tuesday
TR1 \NGLE I'ri-sents
J. BARNEY SHERRY
"The Secret Code"
Harrowed l>y the fear that
his yotinwife is treacherous
to his country and false to him-
self, a I nited States Senator;
spies upon his innocent wife.
Adults 15c. Kiddies 5c
big baby she was „ — —- _ ., , n _
reply was, "Oh, no, it doesn't tire i selves, until we are wholly deter- j R°y _ .xa"ller' 010 y
! me to carry him; he's my brothe|. ' mined to make this world a heaven
r And so it is that when we feel that! for our fellow-men, and we are
I our neighbor is our brother it does- j hoping, believing, loving and
[ not tire us to help him carry his j working for that and for its realiz-
i burden, whether it be of trouble | ation, not in a thousand or a mil-
grief or fear. The strength of love : ]-0n years, but in a nearer and
is able t0 carry any burden. z j nearer future." It can be done
A sweet thing to remember is now. We can not attain to all that
that while we struggle under our ; possible in our own natures
burdens the eye of Omnipotence without self-sacrifice, self-immo-
is looking with infinite love and j ]ation and self-abnegation—
mercy upon us, for did not the "Till thou, His child, give all thy-
Father look upon "his only begot- self away
ten Son" while He prayed and \ T0 God. and to thy brother, day by
struggled in Gethsemane? We all
have our Gethsemanes, and never
emerge from one of them without
having drawn nearer to Him who
has given us the power to over-
come our troubles. Love gives us
the desire t0 serve. This is why
is that We are so pleased to be
Selfishness knows nothing of
love, nothing of sweet sympathy,
nothing of the joyous conscious-
tiesss of having given a sup of cold
water to one of God's little ones
It wants to live in the Canaan of
material milk and honey, instead
Troyes, France, Feb 3.—Eight
United States soldiers were killed
and thirty injured when a troop
train conveying American soldiers
from Chaumont to Brest collided
with two German locomotives
standing in the station at Monti-
cramey, near here.
The men were on their way to
Brest to take ships for the United
States. The dead and injured were
taken to Bar-sur-Aube.
GLORIA SWAN SON itv
Triangle Flay "Seciet Code;''
MUTT AND JEFF in
'Pot Luck in the Army'
Jt's a Humdinger for Laughs!
A Big Keystone Comedy
With an all-Star Cast
"A Clever Dummy"
Here are some extracts from au-
thentic letters received at the War
of service to our friends—we love : of the Canaan of spiritual love, of Risk Insurance Bureau, Washing
them. The person in distress does eternal life. Robert Collyer says, ton, from the wives of soldieis
not value our religion by the logic "At some time in our life we feel j claiming support. Others will .ip-
of our creed, but by our deeds of 1 a trembling, fearful longing to do pear early. A reader of the Reg-
loving kindness. j some good thing. Life finds its ister vouches for them.
"Do something for somebody al- | noblest spring of excellence in this j "Please let me know if John has
ways, hidden impulse to do our best." put in his application for a uifi
Whatever may be your creed; I This longing to do some g'ood
There's nothing on earth can help j thing sliould come, not at some
you time in our life, but at all times
So much as a kindly deed."
And this deed is the deed yon
j "I am writing to ask why I have
I not received my elopement "
1 In the matter of doing good things j "You have taken away my man
' for others, the evil one is con- to fight, and he was the best figlu-
\ do, and not the one of which you
I are the benificiary. When one is
j in a position to pray as someone | small affair; that we should wait
j stantly suggesting that we wait;
that the matter at hand is but a
in a new chapter of
"The Iron Test"
Thrilling, Action, Pep, Zip,
and wonderful scenery.
Four Pictures—10 Reels 10—First Run Films
has, "Lord, let me have anything
but Thy frown, and anything with
Thy smile," he is beginning to at-
tain the goal of happiness. We
do not need to pray for relief or
exemption from trials and tribu-
lations so much as for strength to
bear or overcome them. Napier
says impressively, "Might is right,
say many, and so it is. Might is
the right t0 bear the burdens of
the weak, to cheer the faint, to up-
lift the fallen, to pour from one's
till we have opportunity for some-
thing great; meanwhile he who
would be the beneficiary of our
deed is still suffering. Every good
cieed is a great one whether the
world sees it or not. Also it is
suggested by the prince of dark-
ness that we delay the good deed
until tomorrow while we have just
one more fling at a pleasure that
is not more than a pleasure of a
material kind, and while these may
be indulged where harmless, they
I ever had."
•'My boy has been in charge of
a spitoon; do I get more money? '
•Date of birth? Answer: 'Not
yet but soon."
"Dear Mr. McAdoo, I have a
wife and nine children. I should
have more or less."
"My boy is in France, where he
is liable to be sent into maternity
at any minute."—Christian Regis-
COMING WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY—William
Fox presents the resplendent star, Gladys Brockwell in the
greatest ni victory pictures "KULTUR." A drama of the rape
of democracy and of a woman's part in the Teuton plot that
plunged the world in,blood. Also Charlie Chaplin in one of his
wonder comedies "The Musical Tramp." Also FATTY AR-
BUCKLE in "Fatty's Wild Night," supported by Mabel Nor-
man, Syd Chaplin and Mack Swain, We will also have the
pearless, fealless Queen of the Serial Kingdom, PEARL
WHITE, in the greatest serial ever produced, "The Lightning
Raiders." This is a big double program and will please the
oldct folks as well as the young.
full stores to the need of the fam- ! may not be at the expense of good,
ishing." This is the reason we i "in the very midst of the foun-
have might, or strength, that we j tain of pleasures there rises some
may use it for good. No man was ' thing of bitterness which torments
ever given a talent for wrongdo-
ing, nor capacity for sin, nor
strer.glh for the accomplishment
of wicked purpose. He may, and
often does, pervert them to wicked
uses, but they were not given for
that object. Emerson says, "We
can only be valued as we make
ourselves valuable." Stopford A.
us, even amongst the flowers,"
He who loves mankind will serve
mankind, and he who so serves is
about the business of the King,
and in this he finds happiness.
"Love is the fulfilling of the
law." "Bear ye one another's bur-
When little Mary fractured one
of the rules governing table be-
havior she was removed from the
family board and made to eat her
dinner at a table in a corner. Her
presence was ignored by the oth-
er members of the family.
After a period of silence, the
family heard her giving thanks. "I
thank thee, Lord, for preparing for
me a table in the presence of mine
And that was the last time that
Mary ate away from the family
Also Another Ship*
ment of Spring
Coats and Suits
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