The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 64, Ed. 1 Friday, June 13, 1919 Page: 1 of 4
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Tlt< Daily Transcript
VOL. VII. NO. 64.
NORMAN, OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 1919.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
*7^. - v
No one loves a growler. They
are always out of fashion, and yet
it seems necessary to give an oc-
casional growl. It aids digestion
and builds up the system, and our
system is all run down, and we
want to growl at the way the
street sweeper does not do his
There is mud and dust two inches
thick all up and down the paved
THE 111TH ENGINEERS
PASS THRU NORMAN
Three or four trainloads of sol- J
| diers, comprising the 111th Engi- j
neers of the 36th Division, passed .
through Norman between 1 and 2
o'clock Friday on their way to 1
Camp Bowie, where they expect
to be discharged from the service
in a few days. With the 131st
Machine Gun battalion and the
111th Supply train, the 111th En- i
gineers paraded in Oklahoma j
City Friday morning, through a j
mass of 'cheering citizens who j
packed the principal streets. They
were given a right royal welcome,
every thing being free, and their
"eats" being all that heart could
wish. The boys cheered Norman
as they passed through, many of
them belonging to Norman and
CITIZENS, BE AT
THE CITY HALL
at Pauls Valley
| Congressman. Joe B. Thompson
' has introduced a bill in Congress
j asking an appropriation of $125000
j for a site and the erection of a
I Federal building in his home town,
The Public Welfae Committee
meets Friday, June 13th, 1919, at
8 o'clock p. m. in the City HallJ P*uls Vall<?y- and tho Enterpr.se
and it is the desire of this com- j of that city says il has >lrivttte m"
mittee that the good citizens of | formation that Mr. Thompson will
Norman, who are willing to get
Frank Wolf's Trial
Several have made inquiry of
streets in town. In some places on County Judf,e A„cn why ,.rank
the Boulevard, where the mud j Wo,f>s tria, wag not held imme.
road hugs the concrete way, the diateIy when the charges were
loose soil is so deep that one needs j prcferred a(;ainst him To al,
stilts to cross it. i gucj1 wj1Q are not conversant with
We are not growling, but are , cour(. proce(]ure the judge desires
getting ready to open up both t(> exp!ajn that p.,rtjes charped
barrels in order to help save a wjth vjolation of law cannot be
suffering public from getting lost i trjed for samg until the regular
in the mud, or overcome with dust. | term Qf court_ Qr SQme specja,
' term if defendant so desires, and
for that reason the Frank Wolf
behind a law enforcement pro-
gram, and who are willing to take
part in helping the officers make
Norman a more beautiful city,
more sanitary, more moral, and
more law abiding, to meet with us
upon that occasion and organize
to bring about these results. This
invitation is extended by author-
ity of the Public
get it. Of course, these matters
go by favor in the great majority
of cases, and when a congressman
gets behind any one proposition
and pushes it, his claims are liable
to be considered. Of course his
Norman constituents are hoping
he will get behind a like proposi-
tion for "The University City." He
has faithfully promised to do so,
Welfare Com-1 an<* Congressman Joe B. Thomp-
son is a man of his word. There
CASDALTY LIST OF
As its final war task the Okla-
homa State Council of Defense is
attempting to compile an accu-
rate and complete list of th^rse
men who gave their lives in ser-
vice during the war. This lip'
will be furnished to the Oklahoma
State Historical Society so that
as the time conies when Oklahoma
and its different counties erect
monuments to the memory of these
men a correct list may be availa-
ble for their use.
The State Council has compiled
from public casualty lists names
of the men reported killed and
died of disease from each county,
DOUGLAS BILLS' LAND j Fly "Old Glory" Oil
SOLD FOR $18,800.001 J J
Through the Porter Brothers'
real estate agency of Purcell, the j
I). Bills place in the Goldsby
neighborhood, has ben sold to 01-
lie Powell, formerly of the Wayne
community, for a consideration of
$18,800. The farm embraces 160
acres of very finest land—in fact
one of the very best farms in
McClain county. It has the repu-
tation of raising good crops, al-
ways. Mr. Powell is a hard work-
er and should obtain some very,
very excellent results from the
farm. Mr. and Mrs. Bills former-
ly resided in Norman on West
Main and now live in Canada.
Flag Day, June 14
Get ready to fly '"Old Glory"
from your store or residence, on
Saturday, June 14th (tomorrow),
for it is the Nation's Flag Day,
the day we celebrate in honor of
our country's beautiful flag, the
emblem of the greatest country
on earth. This year's celebration
of the day should be especially
observed, for the war is over and
our boys are coming home -covered
Swing "Old Glory" from your
home or store tomorrow. Deco-
AMURISTERS SELL LEASE
FOlt LARGE SUM
W. L. EAGLETON,
TRIBUTE TO COMING
j is no city in his district in which j We are gjvjnK herewith the list
a Federal building is more neces- j names which we have from
sary than Norman, and Mr. Thomp j cicvelaml county. We ask that
son has no constituency that has j any person knowing of additiona
not been more earnest and hearty nnmes from this county send then
in its support of him—not even
his home town. "The University
Help us all you can to increase
our desire to have mud roads on
the paved streets.
THE CIVIC COMMITTEE.
The last one-half taxes are
now due and same will be delin-
quent and penalty attached after
June 20th if not paid.
J. L. CORBETT, Co. Treasurer.
Lots 25x185 in the former Ram-
sey tra^t $225.00 east front, $200
cases went over until July 7th,
which is almost the first day of
the coming term of county court.
No favors were shown Wolf by
the court any more than would be
shown any other man or woman
charged with violations of law.
City" ought to have the earnest
support of both U. S. Senators
and the entire Oklahoma delega-
tion of House members on this
project, and the Chamber of Com-
merce and leaders in the city
should "Get Busy" right now, and tlie state> we trust not ;
take it up with them. We'll never , Qne wi)1 bc omitted.
get it on God's green earth unless | Cleveland County,
we go after it. j Tracy Sprowls, Noble.
Iluyler's candy fresh by express
.—came in yesterday. Yours is
Perhaps no stronger estimate
could bc made of the merit of the
Clifford Devereux Company which
appears at the University of Ok-
lahoma on June 18 and 19 next,
than the fact that they have been
invited to give performances at
Columbia University, Harvard
University, Dartmouth College. >
University of Virginia, University Canadian Rampages
of West Virginia, University of •
Vermont, University of Texas, and The Canadian river spread it- j
every leading State college in the self Tuesday and Wednesday of
country. ' this week, caused by the heavy j
The fine quality of the organi- rains in the bounds of its tei'ritory
zation is amply manifested in the The first
names from this county
to us and send also the name of
the next of kin. We are including
all those who lost their lives in
the service whether they were
killed in action, died of wounds or
disease in Europe or America.
When these names are finally
made a part of the war record of
Asa Roe Austin, Noble.
Samuel J. McAdams, Norman.
William D. Burnett, Lexington.
Willis E. Miller, Norman.
Harry R- Woodrow, Norman.
Frank M. Boling, Norman.
Please send information con-
additional names to the
Mr. S. A. Ambrister and sons,
Sam, Roy and Eugene, closed a
deal Friday of last week in which
they sold a lease on 120 acres of
land, sixteen miles west of Ard-
more, for the sum of $24,000.00,
rved. A 400-barrel well was
| recently brought in one and one
half miles south of this tract. The
land was purchased a few years
On Tuesday evening,
at 7:30 o'clock the new Norman
band, under the leadership of Prof.
Lehrer, will give a concert on the
University Campus. It is under-
stood that these concerts will take • ,
, ... i with the one-eighth
place every Tuesday night on the | , , ,
University campus during the
summer and that a deal is on foot j
for the band to give a concert I
Saturday nights down town. , ^ by ^ Messrg Ambl.ister for
$15.00 per acre.—Purcell Register.
These concerts will be given
the amusement of the public and
it is hoped that a large crowd will
be out Tuesday night.
FINAL REPORT OF
A & S RELIEF FUND
west front. Buy now and complete I The D. A. R. will meet on Sat-
came on Tuesday j cernlnK
Harper's morning and the second on Wed- I Oklahoma taU *' o
Weekly from the pen of Mr. Nor- nesday morning, and the entire ' fense, C e^er H^> use Ok-
I man Hapgood, the editor and dis- river bed was covered with water. I tant ec*e 'uy' a
> tinguished critic, after witnessing For a while it had every indica- j la*10"1" 'ty-
, the performances of "Twelfth t'.on of repeating itself of former |
your home by September. Phone I urday afternoon with Mrs. B. B-| jvjew York City:
M. A. Floyd, 35G. 62-3t. 1 Hendon at 3 o'clock.
Night" at Columbia University, years by sweeping and carrying
j away everything in its path, how-
Life in the United States lacks ever, at this writing,
desirable element more than it the water has receded
lacks art, and yet even in the arts same old chanels are in evidence,
we occasionally find almost by ac- —Purcell Register.
j cident, something of the very high
quality. TRAGEDY IN
Shows starts 1 p. m. Saturday—Other days 2 p. m.
Continuous. No stops. 11 p. m. 18 big fans.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
The Wonder Woman of
The supreme actor and
actress of the film world in
The striking story of
wantons revenge. Theda
Bara outvamps herself in
this, the greatest vampire
play of the period. The big
' battle scenes, the boar hunt,
and the big surprising cli-
maxs makes this film an
extremely sensational pro-
Also William Fox
TOM and JERRY MIX
in a breezy Western comedy
"The Devereux Company will
serve as an illustration. They are
1 giving Shakespeare with a refine-!
| ment and competence that is ex-j Chicago, June
j tremely rare in our country." | "PuPPy 'ove' the 'ove ^ *or
| The Devereux Company plays at l,r>> stirred up a iittle gust of hate
| the University Auditorium to today and out of it came death
J which it has been brought by the : f°r a boy.
j directors of the summer school,! Joseph Diehart has been stro
| Wednesday and Thursday of next j inK out these soft 'June nlght!j ! with the business men of Purcell
| week, giving on the evening of i with Viola Hesch. The cyniea L or(]er to secure the hearty co-
i the eighteenth at 8:30 p. m.,— j eye of Joseph Ponti, worldly wise , operation of the people of Purcell
I Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" | ^ 15> observed these sentimental | and McClain c.0unty. The plan
i . .. .. . « * rambles and moved him to bitter | . . —r f
NORMAN TO HAVE
Normal) is planning a big 4th
of July celebration and Home
I Coming event, says the Purcell
Register, and to this end commit-
| tees have been appbinted and are
busy making the necessary prep-
! arations. Major L. C.. Giles,
j chairman of the executive commit-
j tee, J. M. Moomau, secretary of
J the Chamber of Commerce, and R.
H. Parham, of the Transcript,
j were here Thursday conferring
The last payments on subscrip-
tions made to the Armenian and
Syrian relief fund made at the Dr.
Ussher meeting May 12
were due April 12, 1019.
Total amount of pledges
Paid on pledges
Remitted to Clevelai d H. Dodge
Liberty Bonds _-- 300.00
BERT BAGGETT, Treasurer.
All livery and dray license in
the city of Norman has been duo
since May 1st. This is to give
I notice that if same is not paid on
j or before Saturday, Jurje 14th, de-
! linquents will be arested. Please
1918,1 take due notice and "get busy."
II. L. SANDERSON,
$2513.50 j i;2-3t City Marsha'.
the nineteenth, Oliver Goldsmith's comment. J both McClain and Cleveland coun-
'She Stoops to Conquerand that ] Tonight the two boys^met. They j Ues tQ att£,n(, an(i they will be
given a royal
Pauline Frederick is at Univer-
sity theatre today. She is starring
in the famous play "Paid in l ull."
Dr. H. H. Lane visited Mrs.
Lane in the University hospital on
Friday and reports her getting
along as well as could be expected,
but that physicians give little
hope of an early recovery; in fact,
fear she will be confined to her
bed until fall. The many, many
friends of the lady trust the diag-
nosis may be in error in that re-
spect, and that her recovery may
be more speedy. She had an op-
eration performed several weeks
We have been promised a few
more Detroit Vapor Stoves which
the State Representative is pick-
ing up from over the state. Or-
ders on file wil b° filled :\s they |
are received. Place your order
and we will try our best to get
you a stove.
MINTEER HOWE. CO.
Go early today to
Frederick in "Paid ii
see Pauline |
Mrs. Alice McCoy and Misses
J Ruby Sullivan and Ida Proffitt
| were Norman visitors to Oklahoma
City on Thursday to welcome the |
evening, Shakespeare's "Taming snarled at one another for several
of the Shrew." Tickets, which minutes and then the smaller boy
are on sale at the Treasurer's of- struck. Just one blow, but it went
_' home over Joseph Diehart's heart
fice, are $2.00 for the three per
formances, 75c for individual num-! arKi he fe" "le ground and la>
bers there very still. He was dead.
NOTICE TO SINGERS
As there seems to be some mis
understanding as to the "Livery j A]] sin(rers including University
and Dray" ordinance, I, as mayor students an(1 citizens of Norman,
of the City of Norman, wish to be Qn hand next Thursday night.
come "with everything free,
committee plans a great military
revue, band concerts, speaking,
picnic dinner, races, baseball, fire-
works, dancing, aeroplane flights,
et cetera. Everything will be free
to the man in uniform including
barracks, lodging, etc. It will evi-
dently be a great event and at-
tended largely by the people thru-
out both counties.
make it plain that the above re-
ferred to ordinance is still in force
and effect, and will be enforced,
and have notified City Marshal H.
L. Sanderson to see that it is en-
S. W. HUTCHIN, Mayor.
Everybody invited to Rucker s
sale commencing next
June 19th, at 7:30 p. m. The
meeting will be just back of the
University Administration build- j special
ing. In case of rain the Auditor- 1 Tuesday. The new merchand'
ium building will be used. Re-
member the date and all com-
mencement singers be on hand.
"SIX CYLINDER LOVE"
Remarkable animals, pretty girls, big stunts,
keep these comedies above all.
Also the last and final chapter of Pathe's
"THE TERROR OF THE
with the first chapter of Gamount's new serial
"THE MASKED RIDER"
A big Western story with lots of action, pep,
speed and thrills.
COMING MONDAY AND TUESDAY
A Keystone Comedy. "Her Circus Night." Tom Mix in a
"Golden Thought." Mutt and Jeff in "Subbing for Mix," and
a new chapter of "The Man of Might."
BEANS AT PEIRSON'S.
Pinto beans, four pounds for 25c
Navy beans, three pounds for
West Main, Phone 394.
Good music, good pictures, good
cool entertainment at the Airdome
every night. Admission 5 and 15c.
Captain Frank Reed: I rank
Reed of Pauls Valley, formerly a
clerk in the Norman postoffice,
from which he went to West Point,
Full line of fresh fruits, fresh
meats, eggs, butter and anything
you want in the grocery line.—U. (
S. Tubbs, phones 31 and 224.
A beautiful picture that every-
one will like tonight at the Aii'-
dome. "A Romance of the Under-
world" featuring that screen
beauty, Catherine Calvert.
Dr. Hannah Will Speak: Dr.
Ian Hannah will speak to the wo-
men of the University at the first
Vesper service for the summer
school on Monday afternoon at
coming in daily via express will
complete every line in the house.
This will bc a remarkable event
and a special showing at very,
very reasonable prices.
The Airdome is now open, to-1
night see that wonderful photo-1
drama "A Romance of the Under-
world" featuring Catherine Cal-|
vers. Prices 5 and 15c.
"Home of the Super-Silent Drama
graduating from there just about thp oW rQom jn the Library
the beginning of the war, is now
a captain, stationed in France. He
writes his sister, Miss Lucille Reed
of Pauls Valley, inviting her to
come to France and make a tour
of Europe with him, and she will
p obably accept.
building, at 4:30 to 5:30. All new
students are cordially invited.
Dr. Hannah is very popular with
the students, ihis being his third
summer at the summer session of
Mrs. M«nire Buys Property:
Mrs. E. Manire, who recently sold |
her brick building on West Main,
immediately invested again in a
home in Norman. She has pur-
chased the Bilby property (for-
merly the Robert Morter home)
corner of Duffy and DeBarr a\e-
nue, paying $3500 for it. It con-
sists of a good house and three j
lots, and is one of the most de-
sirable sites in the city. She re-
, i I SS500 for her brick prop-
erty, which she has owned and
bved in nearly twenty years, Mr. |
■ I, lire purchasing it in l'JOO. If
i Transcript remembers right,
V,'.s built by J. B. Williams,
av.a back in the early days, and
ifii I by him as a grocery
store for many years.
Bags of Gold CoulJ Not Overbalance
Not many women could stand the test of character
portrayed by Pauline Frederick in this picture—a
test in which, against the richest temptation, a wo-
man is true to a husband who has treated her badly.
Adolph Zukor presents
A Paramount Picture
Also "Big V" Comedy
the famous Saturday Evening
"THE FIRE FLINGERS"
Featuring Rupert Julian and an all star cast.
Matinee Saturday Starts at 1 p.m. Other days 2 p.m.
Admission as Usual
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