The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 292, Ed. 1 Friday, March 7, 1919 Page: 4 of 4
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Norman City Charter
Election March 18th
Why Do Women
Hesitate to Vote?
The ftnawbw is the proclama- Editor Transcript:
lion of the Mayor c.Ilu,g the elec- , have hear(! thj, tion aske<]
tion upon the question as towheth- i , , ,
x, , „ , ' and as no one seems to be able to
erNorman shall be reorRanized un- ,• r . . ,,
, . f. , K've a satisfactory solution. I
der a charter and for the elect on i,„„ , , u
- - ■ ,. , " have taken it upon myself to as-
of freeholders to prepare such a .. • t ,,
u . ,, , certain first hand the reasons
charter in the event the proposi- r ,u ,
,• „ , ' ' find that many, very many, wo-
tion carries. Every voter, man . ■ ' ' , .
and woman, should go to the polls v ... T*" \ "° tho"^ht Farm Women's club No. 1G. The to Dr. Mark Kclley of Meadeville
on March 18th and vote their real .1°"- T°ir f believe this of . ciub having been organized Feby. Pa., who is traveling in Kansas,
sentiments upon this question: V" ' ti! W°mcn Ken~ 9, 1918. it was decided to call an,Oklahoma and Texas in the inter-
'ra lon' e-v >J've thought to c]ectjon 0f officers and reorganize l est of the Methodist Centenary.
PROTI AMATinv parties, clubs, clothes, shows and The result of th:s was, that all "Billions in treasures and mil-
9IAHU1N theatres, and yet give no thought L,d of(jcl.M
wore re-elected. Af- lions of lives were lost because
nr,?°Ln l0i."i^T„r"Te:n_t !h,atJa_,t0, ,be ? !tcr a partial review of the past'Russia dropped out of the war at
Pleasant Meeting Church Failed to
Farm Women's Club Get to Trotzky
Editor Transcript: Because the Methodist church
Those of us who ventured forth failed to work the proper influence
into the crisp, wintery air of °n Trotzky when it had an oppor-
Friday afternoon, Feby. 28th, tunity in 1916 in New York, he be-
found a congenial gathering of came a force for Bolsheweki and
friends and neighbors at the home helped withdraw the support of
of Mrs. B. F. King, treasurer of Russia from the allies, according
Farm Women's club No. 16. The to Dr. Mark Kclley of Meadeville,
t has. I. Shears affairs of the position would be serious condition for a time, but is
Opens New Business well administered. now some better.
Grover Schaffer was called from Let us fiave you money on tires.
Dewey, Okla., to Norman, Thurs- any s'ze to fit anything from a
day, by the sickness of his moth- Ford to a Cadiliac. This week
er, Mrs. Jennie Clark, of West on'y- MINTEER MOTOR CO
Gray street. The lady is suffer-
ing from a complication of influ- Cliff Turner's for Spring Hats
enza and erysipelas, and was in a and Caps.
the city of Norman, Okla., call- mighty factor in their children's
ing a special election. lives.
Whereas, at a. regular meeting Others say, "I believe our hus-
of the city council of the city of bands are capable of conducting
Norman, Okla., held in the coun-(the affairs of state." Yes, your
cil chamber in the city hall of .husband and mine may be, yet I
said city on the 25th day of Feb. believe you will agree with me
ruary, 1919, a resolution was duly that a majority of husbands are
filed with the clerk of said city, not capable, from some officers
and the same being duly presented elected to some places. Then the
to the mayor and council for ac- , old, old excuse that men have re-
tion thereon, was unanimously hearsed to their simple minded,
adopted, said resolution providing trusting wives, that savors just a
that the Mayor of said city be in- little of premarriage chivalry and
structed to call a special election devotion, "I can't have my wife
to be held in said city on the 18th mix with the rough and tough
day of March, 1919, at the time element at the polls!" I have long
and place of the city primary elec- a<ro decided taht that man was a
tion, for the purpose of choosing born diplomat as regards women,
two freeholders from each ward of If he can make her believe that he
said city for the purpose of pre- thinks far too much of her to al
paring a charter for said city, and low her to mix with the "common
for the further purpose of voting rabble," he has won a victory; yet
on the question "Shall the city of that same husband often allows
Norman, Okla., proceed in the mat- her to wash for a living and pay
ter of a charter form of govern- all the bills, yet she must not mix
went?' the polls.
Now, therefore, I, S. W. Hutch- Other women are afraid their
in, Mayor in and for the city of husbands will make sport of them
Norman, Okla., pursuant to said should they aspire to the ballot
resolution above mentioned and Listen, women! The conclusion
adopted by the Mayor and city of the whole matter is this: "No
council of the city of Norman,' intelligent, unselfish, law abiding
Okla., so as aforesaid, do hereby man will put even a straw in the
call a special election to be held way of a woman voting, but will
in said city on the 18th day of rather encoruage her. Remember,
March, 1919, to be held at the if you neglect to east your vote
same time and places in said city for a clean administration, this
that the city primary election is same "rable" your husband speaks
to be held on said date. Gf wj]j elcct men Qf ^j,e rabble.
The voting place in ward one of Most any woman has as much
said city to be at Grand Central brains as the men who met a
Hotel, in said ward one, and the friend at the polls and asked him
two judges of said election in said what he had named his new baby?
ward one, to be the following j He said, "Wall, I just reckon 1
named voters of said ward towit: have named him after mighty nigh
. W. Armstrong and Boss Lind- the biggest talked of man in Con
say and the two clerks in said jrress—Olemargerine Bill."
MRS. II. G. GOODRICH.
Red Cross Notice: Mrs. K. J.
K .ller, secretary vi the Cleveland
County Chapter, says the need of
workers lo finish the 1000 refugee
gannents is very imperative. They
must be sent to headquarters by
March 22nd. Call at the rooms
for further particulars or phone.
Second hand cars, priced to sell.
MINTEER MOTOR CO.
Cliff Turner's for Spring Hats
ward one to be the following nam-
ed voters of said ward, to wit
I Frank Boggs and Walter Vicars,
and the voting place in ward two
in said city to be held at .the city
I hall in said ward two, and the
I judges of said election in ward
I two to be the following named
■ voters of said ward two towit:
I Hugh Jones and John S. Allan
I nd the two clerks in said ward
two to be the following named,
J'Oters in said ward two, towit:
Key Boyji and C. M. Smith; and
Ihe voting place in ward three.
precinct one, of said city to be
at Baptist church annex in
pid precinct one of ward three, I
the judges of said election Tom Dickerson, the popular
ji said precinct one of ward three clerk at Barbour's grocery is re-
be the following named voters ported quite sick; so seriously as
said nrecinct and ward, towit: to be confined to his bed.
0. Miller and G. P. Glenn, and j
two clerks in s:ii,| ward I ward four shall be the following
ree. precnct one, to be the fol named voters of said ward four !
king named voters in said pre towit: Oscar Holland and Ed I
ict and ward, towit: Geo Hayes. The polls shall be open |
sachem and Herbert Black; and ed at 6 o'clock a. m. and closed al I
tot the voting place in ward 7 o'clock p. m. Such officers to
jree precmct two of said city to conduct said election and to act as '
at John Hardie's Garage in said counters.
.rd three, precinct two and that j That the qualified electors of j
' two judges of said election in said city of Norman, Okla., may at
rd three, precinct two shall be said special election choose two 1
following named voters of said freeholders from each ward of I
rd. precinct two, towit: J. L. said city, for the purpose of pr«-
| and ,Tohn 1Iur,'ie and the paring a charter for said city, and
h clerks of said ward three, pre for the further purpose of voting
pt two shall be the following on the question, "Shall the city of
mil voters of said ward three Norman, Okla., proceed in the!
f oCt,.rW?; t0W't: L' N' Morgran matter of « charter form of gov- !
I j ' ■* • VanCamp ; a ti* I that the • rnment?"
|jng place in ward four of said | Done at the city of Norman. 11
to be at the county court Okla., this 5th day of March, 1919.
[pe in said ward four, and th< s. \v HUTCHIN
es of said election in ward Mayor of the City of Norman,
to be the following named Attest:
rs of ssid ward four, towit: ,T. MARTHA WISE HAMILL
. GJenn and Geo. A. Smith and j City Clerk.
two clerks of said election in (Seal.
year it seemed to be the prevailing , a critical time," said Dr. Kelley,
opinion that the club had been a "and the influence of Trotkzy was
success and a benefit to the mem- [against the allies and against Am
bers and we give credit for its sue- , erica because the Methodist church
cessful operation to our very cap failed to reach him. When Trotz-
abie and efficient president, Mrs. ky was working on a New York
Chas. McCormick. The principal newspaper he attended the Meth-
part of our time at these twice- odist Church of All Nations, and
a-month meetings in the year past debated in the Open Forum of
has been devoted to war work, but that church.
now since "peace reigns over' the j "He saw only the bad in Amer-
land," we feel that we may once iean institutions. Had the church
again take up the topics relative , reached him he could have seen
to our own homes and good of our wc are working toward the good,
own neighborhood, so after the | He could not see there are diver-
business part of the election was ' ^tnt forces working in America,
over the subject of "Beautifying :lm' when Russia overthrew the
the home grounds," was discuss- ; Gzar, Trotzky went home where
ed. It was conceded that "it People were trying to form a
pays," even if only renting, to set .republic, and told them that Am-
out a few trees, as well as plant- ! erican republic was constructed
ing the drouth-resisting flowers f°r the capitalistic class. He pois-
such as petunias, phlox, verbenas, \one(' their minds and helped to
pinks, etc., old fashioned flowers ' destroy the real democracy in
of our grandmother's days, but; Russia.
whose brilliant beds of color are a "The Methodist Centenary pro-
pleasure to all beauty loving eyes. (Tram is formulated to correct
The subject of enlisting mem- '"any conditions and to give the
bers of the club for a course in i t^urch greater nower. Hid the
practical nursing was also consid-: church been able it could have
ered but as some were absent, it;''hanged Trotzky',-; line of think
was thought best to leave that for Dr. Kelley is speaking this
a vote at the next meeting, when week in Oklahomst on "Is Ameri-
it is hoped we shall have the full
membership present. This course
will be under the supervision of a
graduate nurse, and such a course
in the months of the influenza epi-
demic, would no doubt have been
of inestimable benefit
The Norman Battery Company,
Exclusive Agents for the WU-
lard Storage Battery.
I he Norman Battery Company,
exclusive agents for the Willard
Storage liatteries, has opened Hp
■i ales room in connection with
tee Van-Pick Oil . ompa:ty. "this
shop is the best equipped in Cleve-
land county and is able to give
yon the best of service in repay-
ing and recharging for they do
battery work exclusively and are
specialists in that line. Drop in
and sec their service station. Ask
about Willard Storage batteries;
about Willard service policy; in
fact anything relative to Batteries,
or have your batteries filled or
tested. That's just a part of Wil-
lard free service.
Mr. J. H. Johnston, who owns
a fine ranch in the Ten Mile
Flat, but resides in Oklahoma
City, lias filed there for the Dem-
ocratic nomination for Commis-
sioner of Public Property of Ok-
lahoma City. He is a most cap-
able man, and his Cleveland coun-
ty friends trust that he may get
the nomination, feeling certain
ea's Brand of Democracy Safe for
All Praetorians are requested to
. . be present at the meeting tonitrht
cases where it was difficult to get , , • . . * <«'«Kns
♦!,„ a 4. xr 4 . (rriday,) Importanl business;
even the doctor. Next meeting i„ t- , ... ,. '
election of officers, awarding of
.iirrmav . °
prizes and making further ar-
will be with Mrs. H. Luttmer.
Topic for the afternoon to be
OCTAVIA MOORE, Secretary.
rangements for the coming of the
State Senate. Refreshments.
C. W. KUWITZKY, Recorder.
Visit our tire sale, 15 per cent
saving on tires this week only.
MINTEER MOTOR CO.
Don't fail to read Rucker's
special ad in this paper for Sat-
urday's Dollar Sale.
Air. Ed Lowe, mayor of Lexing
ton, is here today,
Don't fail to read Rucker's
attending special ad in this paper for Sa£-
| urday's Dollar Sale.
Let us do your dry cleaning. We j We make a sp^hUty of ignition
guarantee satisfaction. Telephone and electrical work
743. Ideal Laundry. , MINTEER MOTOR CO
L. C GILES
OFFICE—First National Bank Bid.
W. C. WEIR
Giles-Weir Investment Co.
FARM LANDS AND CITY PROPERTY
Call and see ua, we have some good properties listed
worth the moeny. See us if you desire a loan on farm
property. If you have property for sale list it with us.
Offer the following bargains for the next few days.
300D RESIDENCE FOR SALE
•10 South Elm Street Fronting University
I offer my home for sale at a bargain—large eight
.tom house, sleeping porch across rear, all enclosed. The
i 'use is modern in every particular—East front.
Will make terms to suit.
PHIL C. KIDD
Per pound ,n
Pinto Beans, per- pound -- ~ "" jn
Good corn, per can ' '* -T
No. 2 Good Tomatoes can " nC
No. 21-2 Good Tomatoes, "c-uilIV-V.."V 'It
So.Good Tofnatoes, can . ,"nc
Pink Salmon, per doz.
iv'cd Salmon, per dozen . .
Large Bucket Shortening, 1' " •
Youkon's Best Flour, per 100 _ _ $5 75
Have you tried a sack of Yukon's B~mTMeal? 'if
meal is!C "r<I°r 8°me t"<lay' amI find 0l,t wllat good
1 lave you paid your ac-
count: If not, why not? See
your merchant today a n d
square that account. Make
your word and your credit
Mood ior they are your most
B. T. FLEMING
The Sealy Mattress
The Guaranteed Mattress
In the building of the Sealy Tuftless Mattress
not only choice materials and the clever craft of the
skilled worker are employed but the ideal that it
shall be a restful bed. I he soft downy cotton fits
snugly up against every curve of your body. To the
tired muscles it gives real relaxation and delightful
Mevev & Meyer
Complete Home Furnishers
The Last Day of the
Tomorrow, Saturday,' is the last
day of the White Sale. We ask you to
look up your wants in White and come
down tomorrow and make your final
purchases. Not again for this year will
prices he so low on many lines.
We know we are selling all White
Goods at much less than their real
worth, selling them at much less than
their cost of production today.
ou will make no mistake in buying
3our years supply at this time—we
know you will pay more if you wait.
W bite Silks, White Dress Fabrics,
Sheets, Pillow Cases, I able Damask,
Napkins, I owels, Hosiery, Handker-
chiefs, Laces, Embroideries, Waists
Knit Underwear, Corsets, are all to be
had at savings from one fourth to half.
Among the Many Lines Offered We Ask You to
25c percales, white grounds with
pink, blue and black designs, spec-
ial •_ 19c
$2.25 Best Georgette Crepe, 40
inches wide, White Sale price
SI.2.1 White Shantungs, 3o inches
wide. White Sale price only 89c
81.25 White Organdies, 45 inches
wide, very popular, special yard _89c
75c White Skirtings in both plain
and novelty weaves, yard wide Snec-
$6 box Nainsook, 45 inches wide,
12^ arils in box, special box only $3.95
?1 \\ lute Skirtings, many styles,
.beautiful quality, special yard _'_75c
84 bolt best Longcloth, 10 yard
bolt, \\ liite Sale price, bolt, $2.95
3 V. l 'ajania Check, for underwear,
yard wide, best quality, yard onlv 29c
S3 bolt Longcloth, yard wide, excel-
lent quality, special for 10 yard
81.50 Table Damask, two yards
wide, many patterns, White Sale
price, yard 95c
25c I'.leached muslin, yard wide,
taor quality, White Sale price, yd 15c
81.50 Real thread ladies' silk hose
111 white, White Sale price, pa if __$l
$2.00 round sCaloped table cloths,
beautiful patterns, special at $1.45
/ x- Mercerized Damask, 6(1 inches
wide, attractive patterns, special
82.25 I'epperell sheets, 'JO by 99
inches, White Sale Price only $1.75
8'MX) Satin bedspreads, extra large
size, scalloped and cut corners, $5.95
83.00 scalloped table cloths, 72
inches, round, beautiful quality, $2.25
75c ladies' and misses' knit union
suits, all sizes, special at only 50c
Sl.50 Mercerized napkins; hemmed,
ready to use, special dozen only 95c
82.00 Peppereil sheets. 72 by 99
inches, seamless, fecial at only $1.49
lOc .la<;es and vals and t> rchorn,
beautiful patterns, special at only 5c
$1.0 to 83.50 Allover laces, white and
colors, special yard onh 39c
82.00 mercerized napkins, IS incite
>i/e, hemmed ready to use, doz. $1.45
83 white waists in many styles, all
sizes, White Sale >pecia! it only $1.95
i'lvkctl liiles <i! corsets in i.ritit in !
>ack lace, special at halt pric"
Dc pearl buttons, many styles and
sizes, \\ hite Sale Price, card only lOc
- 50c bath towels, large size, fttfj
Ideai bed, \\ lute Sale price only __39c
82.25 White Wash Satin, ideal for
waists, skirts* and underwear, spec-
ial. ' )1.89
Normans Greatest Store
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