The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 30, Ed. 1 Monday, May 5, 1919 Page: 1 of 4
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Tuesday is the day you should go to the polls and vote for the most progressive measure ever submitted to Oklahoma.
VOL. VII. NO. 30.
NORMAN,'OKLAHOMA, MONDAY. MAY 5, 1919.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
favor road donds
Muskogee, Okla., May 4.—The
Good Roads $50,000,000 bond issue
was given a big boost when it was
decided to throw the weight of the
State League of Young Demo-
crats, 50,000 strong, behind the
issue. Many of the members have
gone actively to work to carry the
election for the bond issue on May
0 when it comes before the people.
Leonard Logan, state president,
is now working in his home county
helping the issue and Mrs. Kather-
ine Van Leuvon, secretary, Okla-
homa City, is stumping the state
| Look Out for This
I "Bad Check" Artist
C. W. Kuwitzky, secretary of
Vote for the Bonds,
The following telegram was re-
the Norman Retailer's Associa-' ceived today by President Mul
tion, calls our attention to the fol-1 drow, of the Chamber
lowing account of the work of a merce, indicating how earnestly
bad check artist in Oklahoma City. Gov. Robertson favors the bonds
ard the way he works his schemes. | and is hoping the citizenship of
Better watch for him, for it is not Norman will earnestly and ener-
only possible, but very probable get.cally back him up in this most
Th progressive measure:
he will try his plaa here. Th P ^ ^ ^ g m9
account says: . "H L. Muldrow, President Cham.
"A new method of passing,
worthless checks was demonstrat |
ed in the city last week by a bad
"It takes a 'kite flyer' to devise
original schemes for handling his
ber of Commerce, Norman, Okla
"Seventy thousand boys in the
army will be home looking for
work; Oklahoma needs permanent
roads; bonds will solve both prob-
lems. Urge business men to close
their stores and devote Tuesday
omen voters for the bond issue, j operation appeared in the city ^ workinK for a Kreater Oklaho-
"This is not only an administra- | Thursday when a n2atly dressed We must stop forwar(j and
tive measure, but it is a measure man stepped into the office of R., no(. backward. May 6th is an im-
portant day. The eyes of Okla
in an effort to win the votes of the business, and a novel course
women voters for the bond issue. [ 0peration appeared in the city
aimed at the betterment of the
state," said Leonard Logan in dis-
man stepped into the office of R-, not backward.
T. Stuart, a real estate dealer, and
announced that he intended to buy
cussing the issue. "Anything that, a house. ^ vt,,6lrev.
is for the betterment of the state j .<To pr0Ve his sincerity, he showed ^ Go^,ernor."
the State League of Young Demo-, a veceipt from a bank for a check
...... ...ill i-w.t foil frt linVinlH " ' i . .. rrtn . .. 41... A mnvinnn Wntlnllfl]
J. B. A. Robert-
crats will not fail to uphold." I for $500 on the American National
Every district chairman in the1 bank of Lincoln, Neb., which he
state has signified his intention of J piace<l for collection that morning.
voting for the measure and a num-
ber of them are now working over
the state in behalf of the bonds.
He bought a home, placing a sign
ed contract for deed and authoris-
ed the American National bank
High School Y. W. C. A.: Last
Wednesday morning at 7 o'clock a
group of girls assembled on the
high school grounds for a Sunrise
Service. Miss Anna Simpson was
present and gave an impressive
talk to the girls. It was a beauti-
ful program. All the girls greatly
enjoyed the service and hope to
have more of them. At the next
regular meeting which will be held
on Wednesday, May 7th, the pro-
gram will consist of devotional
songs, readings and special music.
The main feature will be an ad-
dress by Rev. Rousseau. Officers
will be elected for the coming
year. The Social committee is ex-
pected to make an important an-
nouncement in regard to some fun
to be had very soon. All the mem-
bers are urged to be present at
Wednesday's meeting.—Elsie Lee,
Joe Meyer of the Transcript,
visited with friends in Blanchard
Norman should give a unan-
mous vote for the bonds.
Stroupe Family Reunion: A re-
union of the womenfolk of tho I. ;
nai on 11 k _
1L „rnn . „ . j W. Stroupe family was held at the
here to Place the M0 when col-j home Mrg Kate stephenSi
lected, in escrow, to bind the bar-of ^ in Norman ;
gam- , , , . . . on Sunday. It was especially in
•Before leaving the real estate ^ ^ Qf ^
off.ee he flashed a check for $2C| frQm Fran,0, where she ,
requesting that it be cashed. This . ,r . _ . „ . .. I
was done without question , tcn mQnths Those preg_
"Upon communicating with the , ^ ^ ^ Mrg ,saac
bank in Lincoln, it was ascertained
1 has been in Red Cross work for
that the stranger had no funds.
"The matter was referred to the
Retail Credit Men's association,
where it was learned that a simil-
ar scheme had been worked on a
large furniture house in the city
the same day.
"The man gpve the name of D.
C. Hewitt, coming to the city to
establish a branch office for the
Hebb Motor company of Lincoln.
He is a blond, about five feet,
eight inches tall, smooth-faced and
has sandy hair."
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Porter, Mr.
and Mrs. John Wilkins, and Mr.
and Mrs. Jack Porter of Purcell,
were visitors in Norman Sunday.
MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Electric—32-Piece Orchestra 32—Electric
In a tender romance of
A bewitching Irish lass
attempts to win admira-
tion by imitating the ways
of a siren. But she finds
her efforts in vain and that
her own beautiful simplic-
ity is far more effective.
The Master of the Plains
In a whirlwind Western
'PALS OF BLUE'
Mix is life and the swift
breath of life; he is the
west and its daring and
strength; he rides like a
centaur; he is like the
flash of a Winchester as it
barks in the night, and his
plays are as full of thrills
as a flash of chained light-
W. Stroupe, mother of the girls;
Miss Marie Stroupe; Mrs. C. C.
Smith and daughter, Mrs Ethel
Etheridge and babe of Moore;
Mrs. Kate Stephens and daughter,
Miss Etta Stephens. The latter is
home on a visit from Bartlessville,
where she is connected with a large
oil company. An especially pleas-
ing feature of the affair was the
presence of four generations, viz:
Mrs. Stroupe, her daughter, Mrs.
C. C. Smith; grand-daughter, Mrs.
Etheridge and the latter's baby
girl. A photograph of the group
was taken Monday morning.
No city in Oklahoma has
more at stake than Norman on
this Good Roads bond proposi-
tion. "He that laketh noe care
of his own household is worse
than a heathen," or words to
that effect. Be careful how
you vote, and vote for the
good of your city.
Important Meeting: The Mis-
sionary Society of the M. E.
i Church, South, will meet tomor-
row afternoon at 3 o'clock at the
'church. Piease be on time, as this
1 is business meeting. All officers
and committees will be expected
to have reports ready.' The Dormi-
tory Treasure is urging that all
pledges be sent in by May 15th,
at which time she expects to
reach the $25,000. So come pre- j
pared to pay yours if possible.
an appeal from
Special to the Transcript:
Washington, D. C.,—May 5.
The Victory Liberty Loan
campaign is two thirds over,
but subscriptions have been
reported for little more than
one-third of the loan.
Is it conceivable that the
American people who with
heart and soul waged the fight
for freedom will permit this
loan of victory and thanks-
Our sons gave of their
health, of their strength and
of their lives that freedom
might not perish. There are
one and a half million Ameri-
can boys in France and Ger-
many. Now that the war is
ended it would be as reason-
able for them to dishonor the
nation by deserting the flag
as for the nation to dishonor
itself by deserting thein. Is
it a large thing that We are
now asked to lend our money
to pay the cost of victory? Is
American money less willing
than American manhood?
Let everyone of the millions
who have bought Liberty
bonds buy Victory notes and
success is sure.
m. e. church
Vaux, Bourescnes, and ten other
villages on Chateau-Thiervy bat-
tlefield have just been assigned to
the American Methodist Church
for assistance in 'reconstruction.
The story below outlines the
means by which the Methodists
hope to bring these war-desolated
places back to life and health.
C. W. Eichhorn I Good Meeting of
Buys Kansas Farm Farm Women's Club
C. W. Eichhorn, the progressive
farmer of the University neigh-
borhood, returned on Saturday
from Parsons, Kansas, where he
invested in a 240-acre wheat farm,
paying $16,000 for it. $t is locat-
ed some thirteen miles from Par-
In the dual track meet on BojmS
Field Friday afternoon (between
Oklahoma University and the Uni-
versity of Texas, the Sooners wots
by a total score of 75 to 47.
First and second places in the*
discuss, javelin, and broad
Farm Women's Club No. 16,
which has organized a class for
instruction in Home Hygiene, met
for the first lesson at the home
of Mrs. H. McNamee, May 2nd.
Although arriving at the proverb-
ial "eleventh hour", the writer
sons, and has on it a growing crop j found those already present lis-
of 150 acres of wheat that looks telling attentively while the in- j and first place in the closest relay
very fine, and Mr. Eichhorn says ' structor discussed the first lesson ^ race ever seen on Boyd field, eo-
the whole 240 acres are tillable, j on the subject of "Bacteria," those : abled Oklahoma to pull away frons
He tried to get the wheat crop, but millions of tiny organisms, which ^ the Texans and win by a big mar-
the owner would not give it up. | science, by the aid of the micro- j gin.
Mr. Eichhorn buys this place for scope, has revealed to us as being j By winning this meet Oklahoma
his son Charlie, having no idea of \ responsible for the ills of human feels revenged for the double lie-
giving up his Cleveland county j ity. We all know about these j feat two weeks ago at the hands
1 way, but none of us 0f the Texas baseball team.
farm, which is a fine one and in- things in
creasing in value every year, be-
ing only half a mile south of the
University campus. He says that
Kansas is very prosperous this
year, and the wheat crop promises
to be something enormous.
probably have given much thought
to bacteria as the direct cause of
sickness, so it is now interesting
to hear one talk who has studied
the subject and can tell us just
WHY we should he so careful in
nursing a sick person.
A demonstration of bandaging
was given which, as we watched,
Re-Union of Gould Family: A
most pleasing function was held at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. G.
Gould on Chatauqua street 011 Sat-
urday, May 3rd, in the nature of a ^ ^ ^ thc opportunity to
reunion of the family all then ^ ^ ^ ^ how reaUy
children and grand-children being ^ fee our work if it
present, viz: Dr. and Mrs C. N. , ^ m,(.(,ssal.y for to banda(,e
Gould and children. Donald and # ^ ^ ^ ^ some
reasons why we feel that it would
be such a splendid thing if we
could all get the benefit of these
lessons. We shall not drop our
Moss of Texas was awarded the
all-around honors with 15 points to
his credit. Wally Abbott of Old*. |
O. was second with 9 1-2 points.
The relay race was the most
Closely contested of any of Um
events, there being only a few feet
difference between Texas and
Okla. U at the finish O. 1' word I
Lois, of Oklahoma City;
Mrs. Joh'n T. Hefley and children,
Maxine, Dana and John Theadore,
from Henryetta, Okla. The day
will long be remembered by those
appeared very simple, but we with Abbott, Staggs. Pendleton |
found our fingers not so nimble in | and Holleman as its runner?
making the "figure eight," when
Manley Bailey Promoted: Mr. I
and Mrs. E E. Bailey arc in
ceipt of news from France that
their son, Manley, who is connect-
ed with a sanitary train, has t>e«al
promoted to the position of assist-1
ant instructor in pharmacy, indi-
cating that he is giving thc ver>'|
best of service; is "making goodL"
Manley was in business at Blanch-
ard when he was called t& tht-'l
'•md ' t'U'5 work ani' 'n "le me:in"t'me '
am requested to state that we in-
vite our club members who do not
Miss Genevieve Shaffer, who
has been visiting her sister, Mrs.
'find it convenient to join; to visit jarmy, and sold out his drug storel
the class anyway. You are wel-i there " ** L —
New York, May
villages on the
During his absence, Mrs
come. The class will be open for j Bailey (formerly Miss Ratfe
Rae Lindsay, returned to her home ; ^ unti] thc fourth les. Burch) is spending the time via-
in Ponca City on Monday. She is 1 . . ~ ^—
a charming little lady and made meetjng wi„ fae with Mrs
many friends here. , Mary Luttmer, Friday, May 9th.
Richardson's $3.00 silks, all this j OC TAVIA MOORE, Secy.
week at $2.19 per yard. Annivers-
ary Sale, Rucker's. j Fishermen Return: Fred Reed
C. II. Bessent, Dr. R. H. Pendleton,
iting her cousin at Roswell Newl
Mexico. Her parents, Dr. andl
Mrs. S. T. Burch, formerly weHl
known residents of Norman, are|
now located at Alex, Okla.
A big Mack Sennett Keyston Comedy—Full of Fun.
Ford Sterling, Harry Booker and Ora Carew-
The eyes of the state are
on Norman. Will it stand by
thc state administration that
stood by it, or give it a slap
in the face?
Episcopal Guild: The Guild of
battlefield of I the Episcopal church will meet
where United j with Mrs. J. I. Tucker on Tuesday
States sojdiers and marines won at 3 o'clock. A full attendance is
undying fame by stopping the j desired, as this will be the last
German drive on Paris at its | meeting of the year and matters
spearhead early last summer, have | of importance will be discussed.
been "adopted" for reconstruction |
work by the American Methodist |
Episcopal Church, it was announc- ]
ed today by the Methodist Centen- !
Bouresches, Vaux and Le Thiolet 1
names which will always live in j
American history, are three of the !
I towns entrusted to the American J
churches by special arrangements j
| with the Prefect of the Depart- j
1 ment of the Aisne, and M. Leburn, \
| Minister of the liberated Territory
m the French Cabinet. The oth-
ers are Bonneil, Mont de Bonneil,
Azy, Nogentel, Vincelles, Mon-
neaux, Montcourt, Crozy, and
The towns border Belleau Wood,
changed by the valor of the sea-
fighters of the U. S. Second Di-
vision to Bois de la Brigade de I
Marines (Marine Brigade Wood)[ Refrigerators and
The district is just northwest and I Minteer Hdw. Co.
west of Chateau-Thierry. , ~~ ! ! ~ . .. ...
, j *i * m .1 !• . have this work in hand, they will
Announcement ot the Methodist1 , ... , , ,
, , _ „ , for the time being devote none of
plans was made by Dr. r.rnest W. , . „ , , . ..
I fhoir ^ffnrts horo < PVAflffP IRl.lC
Lawrence Leffler, who has been
in the U. S. Service overseas, re-
turned home Sunday, having been
discharged from Camp Bowie.
"No city in Oklahoma will
get more benefit from the
Good Roads than Norman, and
I expect a good vote for it
from that progressive little
city," says Governor Robert-
son. He suggests that the
stores be closed and the busi-
ness men get out and work for
it, which indicates how
thoroughly he believes "The
University City" should be for
Misses Eva and Grace Lee have
returned to their home in Glenpool
after a very pleasant visit with
friends in Norman; friends who
always give them a warm wel-
Cash Hughes and Sol Oevereaux
of Edmond, made up a happy fish-
ing party who spent three days at
Medicine Park last week, return-
ing t0 Norman Saturday night. It
was a delightful outing for them.
They say the fishing was good and
they enjoyed every minute of it.
|od the "Idyls of the King," by
| Tennyson and are going back to
; the text by Hitchcock to take up
Keep on Booming Norman:
Wherever you go, keep on drop-j
ping u word of praise for yoar
home city; with whoever you
meet, don't fail to call his or he*
attention to Norman, "The Uiil-J
versity City." WTien you write
those letters, drop in a line aboatj
Norman, calling attention: 5o
advantages. Let each and everyJ
one of us be a "boomer" for o(M
home city—for wc certainly hav«
something worth while V; t.UD
Mrs. Cora B. Weller left Sunday
for a week's visit with friends in
Their greatest and Latest
"THE MAN OF
With William Duncan
Joe Ryan and Edith
Wm. Fox Presents
A brand new Cartoon by
Bud Fisher of
Mutt and Jeff in
See Mutt and Jeff on the
Coming, ^Vednescay and Thursday
Wm. Fox presents a 1919 extravaganza picture FAN,
FAN " a fantasy of Nippon. Georgeous spectacle, su-
perb 'setting, clever acting. Also Fatty Arbuckle and
Mabel Normand in a "NEW ONE," and five acts, of_b,g-
time vaudeville with a new chapter of THE WUfc.Kb
TRAIL," with Ruth Roland and Geo. Larkin.
Overland Trip to Wynnewood:
I Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Jennings, and
I Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Hamilton and
Clarence and Charlie Hamilton
made up a happy Ford party to
Wynnewood on Sunday, visiting j
Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Rose of that j
city. They report the roads good ,
and everything in the way of crops j
looking splendid, but Cleveland
county predominating in every
way. They could not help compar-
ing the towns down that way with
Norman, always to the very great
favor of the "University City".
They declare there is no compari-
son, Norman being by far the best
and brightest little city in the
state—and made so, in great part,
by our splendid state institutions,
and the very desirable and pro-
gressive citizenship that those in-
stituitons bring to our community.
Byssche, for ten years superin-
tendent of Methodist Missions in
France, on his arrival here from
Paris. The Department of War
Emergency and Reconstruction,
Methodist Joint Centenary Com-
mittee, has charge 0f the arrange-
ments here, including the forward-
ing of supplies,
"For the Chateau-Thierry dis-
trict the 'relief ship' will carry
clothing, kitchen utensils, ploughs,
harrows, horse rakes, and other
their efforts here to evangelistic
propoganda but will concentrate
on physical and moral reconstruc-
tion. We wish to see these people
again in clean comfortable homes.
We wish to see their family and
community life normal again. We
will try to supply them with sane
and wholesome amusements.
"In each of our twelve villages
we will build some sort of a com-
munity centre. Here we will sup-
ply light and cheer, a place to rest,
narrows, norse rakes, anil otner I, , , „ . ■■
, ' . ,' to read and enjoy at times music
farm machinery seeds and small |and mQvinK picture shoW3.
tractors, said Dr Bysshe. "We, „We wi„ a,SQ have some one
who is an expert in the care of
children. He will look out for the
little ones of our French villages."
may take a few choice cattle to
help restock the region, which is
destitute of live stock.
While the Methodist churches
HOLTZSCHUE MOTOR CAR CO.
We rent Service Storage Batteries for any make of
car, while we are charging your car battery.
Eveready Batteries for all makes of cars on hand.
We overhaul and repair all makes of batteries. All
We sell distilled water.
Phone 28 107 East Main, Norman
All Silk Tubular
Four - in - hand
These are very handsome ties,
made of pure silk in the newest
patterns and colorings, 'vith
contrasting stripes om isack-
grounds of navy blue, light
blue, gray, cardinal, brown,
purple, lavender, and green.
Many in solid colors, fancy
black and plain white.
E. B. Kimberlin
Men's and Young Men's Good
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