The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 296, Ed. 1 Wednesday, March 12, 1919 Page: 3 of 4
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The Daily Transcript. Norman, Oklahoma,
Items From Hico
There was singing at Mr. Lum-
Icy's on Sunday night and every-
body enjoyed a good time.
There was no Sunday School
again at Hico on Sunday, but a
crowd gathered in the evening and
l.ee Harris, who lived near New-
castle is moving to the Charlie
Harris place on Hog Creek.
Miss Bessie and Willard went to
Norman on Sunday to visit their
sister, Mrs. Lee Tlettes. ,
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. France were
the 'Tiitsts of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gill
Walter Butler visited at W. S.
Talbot's on Sunday.
This community Heartily wel-
comes Martin Robinson home
from overseas. He has many
There was an aeroplane sailing
around over Hico on Sunday, 'i hey
^r.id they were looking for'
Man's I.and and ti 'tight ll.iy had
found it. Hico is a swe'i place,
John and Lee Harris stiy* 1 c. fi-
at Will Wynne's Saturday ni.;ht,
jis they were movruT from New-
Will Wynne made a business trip
to Norman last week.
Clarence Jones was a guest of
Miss Iortc Alexander Sunday evc-
L. L. Mayfield is going to have
. sale on thl 14th and quit farm-
ing for a while.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe King have the
earnest sympathy of the com-
munity in the loss of their little
■one, who was buried at Franklin
Martin Robinson, returned sol-
dier, was the guest at the Church
There was a big hall game at
Hico last. Sunday week, between
Hico and Capshaw. Capshaw won
Lewis Gill played good ball at
Hico on Sunday. He is "some'
officer, Major Mears, and A. P. 0. j
795 show that the men are saving,
more money this month than ever
before. Three months ago, the
major estimates, the men were
spending about^O per cent of what
they drew. About 60 per ccnt, a
decrease of 20 per cent, is what he
home, have sent them back in the of the Norman Chapter, Kastern ter will do the work. All visitors We make a specialty of ignitio|
next mail. This is considered by Star Thursday night, promptly at j will be welcome and electrical work.
the post office force to be the sur- 7:30 o'clock. Oklahoma City chap-j LILLIAN VANDERPOOL, W. M.
est sign that the men are keeping —
MINTEER MOTOR CO
Notice — The Parent Teachers'
club of the west side school meets
Friday afternoon at two-thirty.
About Our Boys
I (Overseas C;tmp Dodger News
GONDRECOURT, France, Feb.
20.—(Special by mail).—The 25,-
351 men of the Eighty-eighth di-
vision were paid $550,000 or 3,000-
000 frances on January's pay roll.
They were all payl by Feby. 8.
This is an average of a little less
,than $22 or 118 francs per man.
Of this, it is estimated that the
men will spend 60 per ccnt, $13 or
60 francs per man—with French
1 merchants. That is, about $230,-
000 or 2,000„000 francs will be
spent in the Gondrecourt area by
| This estimated amount docs not
| include what the 1,100 officers of
the division will spend. They
draw about $125,000 a month, af-
ter all allottments, etc., are .taken
out. It is estimated that they
spend practically the same propor-
tion as the enlisted men.
Estimated statistics from the
records of the divisional paying
figures as the present rate.
This savings streak is shown by
the increased number taking ad- j
vantage of the savings system of
the army. Soldiers can deposit
money with the government at 4
per cent, the total to be paid when
they sre discharged. During the I
first week in February more than
$3,000 was deposited with Major
Mears. The best previous month-
ly record was only about $2,000.
Another indication of the thrift-
iness of the men is shown by the
money order department of the
post office. One man is kept busy
all day long making out orders
which range from a few to several
During the first eight days of
February nearly $13,000 was sent
home by the men. This is a new
record for a like period of time.
On Feb. 3d, orders for $3,218.66
were made out.
t Many of the men, who received
money orders from the folks at
witliin their pay and are not spend
ing so much.
Most of the money being spent
is for souvenirs. French articles
are not so much in favor as they
were as the men are now able to
secure many war souvenirs like
shell vases, guns, helmets, etc.
These are being shipped home by
the truckload every day.
French mechanics are turning
their energy into making vases,
ink stands, reading lamps and oth-
er useful as well as omatmental
souvenirs. These the boys are ,
purchasing with a free hand.
NOTICE EASTERN STARS
"Ther will be u special meeting
CITY AND FARM
Fire and Tornado,
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Madras and Silks from $2 to $12
Mauling of All Kinds
IMINE PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY. GIVE US
WK MAKE A SPECIALTY OF HAULING TRUNKS
Office Phone 225 Residence Phone 505
ing a Sale!
OU don't leave
your rig in the
middle of the road and
go to a fence post
to read a sale bill do
you? Then don't ex-
pect the other fellow to
Put an ad in this paper,
then, regardless of the
weather, the fellow you
want to reach reads your
announcements while seat-
ed at his fireside.
If he is a prospective buyer
you'll have him at your
sale. One extra buyer often
pays the entire expense of
the ad. and it's a poor ad.
that won't pull that buyer.
An ad in this paper reach-
es the people you are alter.
Bills may he a necessity,
but the ad is the thing that
does the business.
Don't think of having a
special sale without using
advertising space in this
One Extra Buyer
at a sale often pays the
entire expense of the ad
Get That Buyer
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NO SOOT! NO SMOKE!
NO DIRT! NO SLACK!
Use this famous coal in your furnace,
stoves, and especially in your kitchen range—
l>?cause it's even-burning quality makes it
ideal for cooking and baking. It never clogs
up your grate with cinders, and burns to a
fine ash. It's just good, clean, solid, pure
coal. The price is a little higher per ton—a
whole lot lower by the month.
Order a Load or Two Today
' CLEAN — SANITARY
We know our service will |
meet with your approval. |
Our Prices Are
| Pay the English Kitchen a §
visit when hungry.
One Iron Grey Mare, 5 years
old, weighs about 1100 pounds.
One White Mare, 10 years
old, weighs about 1000 pounds,
One 7-ft. McCormick Grain
Binder, complete with tongue
truck. Price $135.00.
Terms to responsible pat ties.
We have secured the agency for the
Hupmobile for Cleveland county.
We made a careful investigation of a great
many automobiles before taking the agency
for the Hupmobile, which we believe is the best
car on the market for the money.
We will be glad to make an appointment
with you for a demonstration of the Hupmo-
Call either at George Orenbauns
hardware store or Orenbaun's studio
ers, please take
It has come to my atten-
tion that some subscribers
are paying boys that call
at the homes of the people
and say they are collecting
for the Transcript, where
i they have not been author-
j ized to do so. To save con-
: fusion and keep the ac-
| counts of the subscribers
| correct, I have taken the
j matter into my own hands
| and will make all collec-
tions except on the west
side of Main, beginning
j with Eufaula and extend-
ing north to and including
Daws St. which district Mr.
Clarence Hamilton is auth-
orized to collect from sub-
scribers living in that part
of town, outside of the dis-
trict just mentioned all
subscribers otherwise in
the city are warned not to
pay any boy.
We are publishing this as
a matter of protection to
you as well as to ourselves.
Boys found collecting who
are not authorized to do so
will be prosecuted to the full
extent of the law.
Your Earnings From WorK
Your Earnings From investments
y liot Have Two Incomes?
IF you can save $5 a month you can become
a profit-sharing partner in
Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co.
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Your partnership earnings checks will come to
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This is a real, high-class investment oppor-
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Here is something that a wage earner can
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As long as a utility company grows it needs
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service needed for prosperity and development.
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Send me the facts about your partnership
Act in your own interest. Send in the Coupon. Start at
once on the Road to Financial Independence.
OKLAHOMA GAS &
FRANK CARDER, Manager
122 West Main. Norman, Oklahoma
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The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 296, Ed. 1 Wednesday, March 12, 1919, newspaper, March 12, 1919; Norman, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc113993/m1/3/?rotate=90: accessed March 23, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.