The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 1, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 1, 1919 Page: 1 of 4
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Sometimes a wyti thinks he is m business jnst because he has a cash register.
Vol. VII. N
Norman, Oklahoma, Tuesday, April 1, 1919
Price Five Cents
Woodman Circle *uc.k. "assey 1>:
_ 1 arl Miller ol I.cxii.
I ie Supper .„.,r ,ri<.„,K itc
i ler and Eva Barton, out
Tonight (Tuesday. April lstl ajS day. Buck's Reo i
most enjoyable time is expected
at Woodmaa Hall, it being pie
supper and spledid entertainment.
Lots of fu expected. Pies wili W*
sold to the highest- bidder and the
purchaser will share it with the
maker. Proceeds are for the bene-
fit of Iry Groye' Circle team.
All are nsost cordially invited.-
R. S. DAVIS, Clerk.
1 Light Vote Polled ! Governor to Tour ( ol. Armisted
with a lucky number. l>ut the ost
interesting feature of the drama
■was that the girls were wise
caough to leave their kodak in the
car, so the boys will have to c:* 11
again to return it.
Up to Noon Today ! State Upon Roads
Although there was considerable Govern Robertson is going to
moving to and fro this morning . stump the state in the campaign
among those in favor of the bonds for (he adoption of the proposal to
i and those against, and in the j issue $50,000,000 worth of bonds
Hutchin-Allan fight, up to noon a , for the construction of a system of
I fas Arrived
Two Young Men Sent Norman RetaSer*?
Col. C. F. Armrstead of the In district court this (Tuesday)
Fifty-eighth infantry has been as- morning, .1. B. Eldridge, a young
signed io command the reserve of- ' man of Noble vicinity, was sen lo ize th<? society periJU,
ficers' training camp at the Uni- ! 'enced to a year in the pemtenti-
versitT of Oklahoma Colonel ary at McAlester on his plea of
light vote had been polled,- the av-
erage to the precinct not being
! hard surfaced roads, he announce- Armistead arrived in Norm;.n on
! Monday and took charge of the
Be at Racket's Thursday, p. t*
at one o'clock and buy 25c percale*
at 14c —The Water Damage
U -s Ruby Griffin wa- ln-tv ire.111
Guthrie over Sunday visiting her
jartats, Mr. and Mrs. J. I! Grif-
fin and welcoming her brother,
Brvan. home. She is a teacher in
the Guthrie high school, and do-
ing fine work.
"guilty" to the charge of grand
larceny. Harry Murnand. another
young man of the same locality,
in plead guilty to the same charge
lie a few days ago and was sentenced
Advocates of the bonds declare 1 scores of bilis yet in enrolling'is a graduate of the University of to the same punishment. I hey
they will carry by a two to one rooms and which will reach his of Arkansas. His regiment, the I if- "were partners in the transaction,
vote, but those opposed are look- fjee in the next few days, and af- [ty-eighth, took part in the counter
ing for an almost 50-50 vote. Ev- j ter that time he plans to take an j offensive
erybody in all the precincts except [ ;iggresive part in the campaign
I more than" 75. It is thought th Kor the next fifteen days the ! Sooner cadets.
| afternoon will at least double that j governor said he will remain at hi- < Colonel \rmistcad has been
vote. office for the consideration of | the regul-r army twenty year
•which was stealing fifteen
action which started on twenty hens from Mr. Richardson
"SHOULD A MOTHER TELL?"
"Should a Mother Jell!1'" though her heart be racked,
And her soul cries out, with its .burden fell.
Should she speak when the hazard to kill or save
Rests on her word? "be silent or till?"
"Should A Mother Tell?"
Should she bleed lor the secret her blind love guards
As a miser gloats o'er his cankered gold,
Should she wake in the night with a tortured cry;
"God forgive nie, should I have told?"
In the dawn's bright sun lronm the guillo.tine,
Black as fate 'gainst the lightening sky,
Red as blood gleams the fateful knife.
Should her fast-sealed lips let a loved one die?
What of the days that are -still unrolled,
Each bitter hour with its brooding hell,
Nobler to speak or to hide her shame,
Alwavs the same <jtt< -": in, "Should she tell:''
See the Greatest Picture Ever Released
William Fox Presents
Based on George Ohnet's Novel "Dr. Rameau"
A great melodrama, throbbing with sobs and tears, rip-
pling with comedy and tense with human interest—a won-
derful all star cast including Frederick Perry, Dorothy
Bernard. Jean Southern and Kittens—admittedly the best
production of its sort ever released by William Fox or
any other producer.
THE LIBERTY THEATRE
Monday and Tuesday'
PLEASE COME EARLY—we run a continuous show.
KIDDIES 5c—No Raise in Prices—ADULTS 20c
THE LIBERTY AC£cL'
MONDAY AND TUESDAY
2 P. M.—Continuous—11 P. M
precinct 2 in ward 3, is being al- j The governor has fifteen days
lowed to vote on the bond propo --*-1 — Ki1,° ""
sition, no inquiry being made of
them whether they are a taxpay-
er or n.ot. Sir. John Bardie, judge
in precinct -. third ward, is hold-
ing the vote down to those who
John S. Allan is running a bi'i-
which to act on bills left on his
desk after adjournment of the ses-
Plans for the campaign foy the
adoption of the bonds will be laid
at a conference between the gov-
1 ernor and members of the joint
house and senate committees, ap-
ter race for mayor than many I pointed to prepare the affirmative
thought .he would, but political ob- | arguments in the governor's of-
servers think Mayor Hutehin will I fice Wednesday or Thursday of
be elected by a good majority this week. By that time the coin-
Inspector Hugh Jones of the I mittee is expected to have the
second ward had Mrs. John Fran j draft of its argument prepared and
ing. Mi s. Jas. IX Maguire, Mrs. L. ready for submission to the voters.
. L. McComb and Mrs. J.W. Scrogg3 "We
'as his counters and they are doing ' literature and put on
July 18, and later fought .dong
the Vcsle river In this engage-
ment it lost 1,000 men in killed,
wounded and missing, of whom 41
were officers. I.ater the colonel
was transfern 1 to the t wenty
eighth division on the front near
Metis, and v.us there when the
armistice was signed. The col-
onel returned to the I nited State
caboodle being valued
They certainly paid dearly for
their lions, but it will probably
learn them a much needed les- on.
Mr. and Mrs. J. I'. Griffin and
fa in i I \ have moved into the Grill
property, formerly the Geo. Uhl-
an's home, on South Crawford. Mr
and Mrs. (.nil have moved to the
The Norman Retailers associa-
tion had a meeting at the rily hall
on Monday night with an excell-
ent attendance, the purpose bei g
Jy, The following officers wer«
elected for the coming year:
Vice President W. N. Rutker.
Secretary—C. W. Kuwitak*
Poard of Direi^ors R C. Ber-
ry, Fred Heed. S. K. McCall, E. A
Ki lter, S. G. Ambristei K V My-
ers. M. 1 Fischer, Walter V,cars.
and E. B. Kimberlin.
It is a splendid corps of officers
and the organization is a strong
one, and one that will work hearti-
ly • ill harmoniously ■ ith the
Crcimber of Comment for 'nebest
interests of this city. It is the
hope of the org nidation to g«;t ev-
ery merchant in the city, every
busine man. a become mem-
Buy the boy s overalls at the Wa-
ter Damage Sale Thursday at one
o'clock for 49c pair Rucker's.
Mr. and Mrs. Clint Dodd of t ie
Pleasant Hill neighborhood gave a
1 send out speakers and most pleasing party to a number
and put on a real ag- ' of their friends on Sunday in the
Don't forget W. N. Ruc ker's
sale starting Thursday.
fine work It is the only ward in gresive campaign.' said the gov j way of a big dinner, the occasion
town that gave recognition to the 1 ernor. The governor said he ex being the celebration^ of Mis
ladies. I pected that the burden of the fin- Dodd's -1"rd birthday. There was
'nncinl end of the campaign will quite a large crowd present to en
be borne by the Oklahoma Good | joy the delicious dinner and a de-
Roads association, which he says jlightful social time was the result,
has already raised a campaign Among those present were Mr.
fund of several thousand dollars, j Tom Dood, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse
Cost of the printing and distri i Dodd aiid children, Mr. and Mrs.
Ibution of the argument will be j Geo. Dodd and family, Mr. and
borne by the state, the law pro Mrs. Gool Dodd and family, Mr.
viding for this, and it was said by land Mrs. Robert Dood and family
Crop conditions in Oklahoma are the governor that the cost of other
better than have been reported on j literature may be paid for out ol
April 1st for a number of years,
according to the iigurcs of V\ . 1'. [for
the state I
"Home of the Super-Silent Drama"
Condition in State
some printing funds appropriated
See the greatest picture ever released. William Fox
Based on George Ohnet's r.ovelj "Dr. Rameau.' A great
melodrama, throbbing with sobs and tears, rippling with
comedy and tense with human interest—a wonderful all
stat- cast including Frederick Perry, Dorothy Bernard,
Jean Southern and Kittens—admittedly the best produc-
tion of its sort ever released by William Fox or any other
YIso the biggest hit of the season in Comedies
"A Dog Catcher's Love"
Featuring the wonder fun makers, Slim Summerville, Glen
Cavener and Peggy Pearse with Mack Sennett's big dog
A brand new cartoon by our friend
Bud Fisher, featuring
Mutt and Jeff in
"DOG-GONE TOUGH LUCK"
Tough luck is right, as they both
ride in the calaboose this time.
Also a new chapter of the wonder
serial, ust one chapter more,
"THE IRON TEST"
Featuring Antonio Mereno and
Coming Wednesday and Thursday—William Fox
presents the irrepressible star, George Walsh in the big-
gest Victory Picture of the year, "I'LL SAY SO." He
foils spies, thwarts Mexican raiders, rescues a beautiful
maiden from the clutches of her German uncle, and for
six reels has the time of his young life. Alco Fatty Ar-
bucle in "Fatty's Wash Day " Also Charlie Chaplir in
"Hot Dogs." Also Fearless Peerless Pearl White in a
new chapter of the "Lightning Raider."
Hamlin statistician for
hoard of agriculture, announced
I The average growing condition
' of wheat i "4 per cent. Phis is
I an increase of 2 per cent compared
; with one month ago, and of 34
per cent as compared to tlii- date
llast year. Ill the northwestern
counties some slight damage is re-
ported due to continued high
Farmers --till have on hand of
the 191.S crop 9 per cent of corn,
2 per cent oi wheat, 9 per cent of
oats and 10 per cent of kaffir and
milo. There has been consumed
and marketed during the past
month 6 per cent oi corn, 2 per
cent of wheat, 7 per cent of oats,
and 6 per cent of kafir and milo,
l ast year at this time farmers had
I Oil hand of the I'M/" crop 14 per
cent oi corn, J per cent of wheat.
9 per cent of oats and 14 per
i cent of kafir and milo.
Fruit prospects are excellent,
according to all reports. No ma-
terial damage was cause'I by th-*
; recent cold weather. t he condi-
tion is as follows: peaches, 78 per
cent, apple-, 79 per cent, cherries
SI per ct;tit. In some of the south-
j western counties some trees arc
| reported to have died on account
j of continued drouth.
j Of the land planted to spring
j crops 51 per cent has been plowed
up to the present. ' Farm work
| has been held back in different
1 parts of the state on account of
I the late season, and in many cases
' the ground has been too wet to
work. This has held up the plant-
I ing of oats and may cause a de
I creasc in the final acreage.
The average price paid to the
' farmers for butter is 41 cent
of Adair, and Mr. and Mrs. Warlie
Dodd and little daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. L A. Chesser and two daugh-
ters, Dorris and Julia, all being
relative of Mr mid V1r.-\ Clint.
Dood. Also present were Mr. Fuer
rel of Oklahoma City. Miss Eula
Fuerrel of Pleasant Hill. The din-
ner was served at 12 o'clock, and
the table was loaded with the good
Lee Bird, 66 years old, shot and tilings to eat.
killed his brother. Anderson Bird.! I" the afternoon the youn
70 years old, following a quarrel folks (and some of the older ones)
10 o'clock this morning at greatly
In Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY, March 31.
The Famous Playcrs-Lasky Corporation Presi*..i
"THE HUN WITHIN"'
With Dorothy Gish, George Fawcett and a Special Star Cast
"The Hun W ithin" shows von how tins devil - spawn of Ger-
many actual!\ worked within our |<ates> It show- tiiat they
stick at nothing, that the\ plotted coldh and malignantly for
wholesale drowning of our troops, but best of all it shows them
foiled 1 >\ the quicki r wits and the sterner courage of th< nited
Slates Secret Service.
Also Tuesday, Harold Lloyd, the four eyed comedian ib
"THE DUTIFUL DUB"
ORCHESTRA MUSIC MATINEE DAILY 2 P. M.
Admission Including War Tax
\4atinee: Children 5c, adults 20c. Night children 10c. aduits 20c
the plant of the Bird Produce com
pany, operated by Lee Bird at 22-
South Compress avenue, according •
to the police. The elder brother
was shot in the breast and died a
few minutes later.
Lee Bird i- said to have eonfes
seel to the police that he shot his
brother when the latter refused to
lettrim enter the produce li/juse
this morning Following the
shooting Bird was placed under ai
rest and taken to the city jail.
An hour later he was taken to
the county jail.
Bird denied that he had had any
previou.- trouble with his elder
brother. He said that he shot to
protect himself from hatchet in
the hands of the elder man.
"I went to the produce house
njoyed a hay ride to
Franklin, and their happy faces
showed they had a fine time.—One
of the Guests
Good Roads Meeting: There
| was a fair attendance at the Good
Roads meeting at the court house
eli Sa urday, which was called to
form a' Cleveland County Goo !
| Roads association as a branch of
; the state organization. Secretary
j Singletarry of the State organiza-
tion was present and made a good
talk, as did also Col. Sidney
Suggs. A permanent organiza-
tion was made with H. O. Miller
as president and J. M. Moonnau ^ L
j secretary, and a meeting will be
| held Friday night to perfect the
! organization. The State Good
i Roads asoeiation is looking to
HOLTZSCHUE MOTOR CAR CO.
car, while \\
our car 1
cars en ham:
I-'.veread\ I'.atterii s fur all makes o
We overhaul and repair all mak(
We sell distilled water.
Phone 28 107 East Main, Norman
^'8 I Cleveland county for 100 member-
of the state society, which undoubt
shortly before 10
morning," Bird said as he sat on
his cot at the city jail. "I found |edly it will secure. It is a matter I
that a new lock had been put on ^ moment to Norman, Noble
the door and I eouldn t get in. I i \inj^ton and the whole of ( leve- 1
land county; almost more so than
ordered my brother, who was in-
side, to open the door. He said he
wouldn't and then 1 said I would
come in any way."
'"If you do I'll kill you,'" he
"I left the store and went to the
Pettee Hardware company where I
bought a revolver. Then 1 went
back to my store. The door was
a still locked and my brother refus-
any other county in the state, for
this county will have a longer mile- j
age than almost any other county
and strike more good towns. We
should do everything possible to
bring good roads to this county.
pound, and for eggs 30 cents a ed to open it.
dozen. Last year butter was -eli- in the door t
ing at the 'ame figure and eggs at the inside.
J9 cent-. reach in he started to striking ai |
me. Then I shot him."
H G. Greeman came over from The brother died just as the po-
Enid on Sunday to look after some jjce arrived. After being shot he
Married: The wedding of Miss
Lillian Gooding and Mr. Homer
X. Morrow took place Saturday
1 smashed the glass | evening at fi o'clock in the study
o get at the lock on j of the First Christian church, the
When I started to | Rev. H. E, Van Horn offici-.ting.
The bride formerly lived in Cle-
burne, Texas, but for several year-
she has taught in the public
schools of Oklahoma City The
business matters. He looks well, apparently hail run to the rear of gi >0111, who is lie -on if Mr. and
and as if he was prospering in his establishment, for he wa Mrs. R. H. Morrow, of Norman,
new home. He reports Mrs. Green- found there by the police. Lee did j associated v 'h the Markham Mo
man enjoying good health, but not resjst arrest. j tor company. Mr. and Mrs. Mor-
; longing for a sight of the faces of Justice Donell, cornorer, viewed row will make their home at -"-'1
her Norman friends. Mr. Green- t|1L, body soon after the shooting j West Tenth Street.—Oklahoman
1 man says Enid is certainly a live am| stated that Bird had come to ,
I wire sort of a town, a town where |,js death at the hands of his broth- j Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Phelps
er. A11 inquest will be held this were here last week from their
afternoon. home at Plainview, Texas, visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lindsay. They
Don't miss the big Water Dam- 1 returned home on Sunday. Mi-
age Sale beginning Thursday af- Phelps reports good rains and ev-
ternoon at one o'clock.—Rucker'-. , erything promising a rich harvest.
everybody pulls together for the
! interests of the city..
Be at Rucker's Water Damage
Sale Thursday at one o'clock. Boys
I overalls 49c.
FIX YOU FOP THAT
; COME IN AND. 6ET A R.AINCOAT. IT ,SA\
-SERVICEABLE GARMENT To HAVE. WHETHER
IT RAIN J or. oHINE JoNE ofoi/r RAINCOAT «s
WILL frE JU JT THE THING ToR AUToMOE-lLlNfl.
WHEN YOU BUYYoVfc CLoTHE 5 AND TH IDG J
FROM \J3 YOU are "fixing for THAT
EVERY TIME YOU MAKE A PURCHASE, YOU
jave money which you can put a^ide
FOR "that RAINY DAY."
WHATEVER BE YOUR CLOTHE J NEED J
COME TO UJ FOR THEM.
E. B. KIMBERLIN
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