The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 84, Ed. 1 Tuesday, July 8, 1919 Page: 4 of 4
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i'HE DAILY TRANSCRIPT, NORMAN, OKLAHOMA
From "Note Book of O. H.
In Kansas City Star.
| rods down the trench." this pair
, told us. "You better report so
they will know you are around."
j On we walked, silently, movinK
with as little noise as possible
I'. | along the duckboards in the
| trench. It seemed to me we had
| gone more than four rods. The
Lost in N0 Man's Land at ni^ht j colonel was leading, and with him
That's the position in which five | were two armed officers, who
men found themselves last sum-
mer in the Baccarat sector. They
were Lieut. Col. Ruby D. Garrett,
signal officer of the Rainbow Div-
ision; Adam Breede, correspond-
ent, two officers who were sup-
posed to know the lines, and my-
"Go as far as you like. Get your
heads shot off if you want to, but
don't draw fire on any of the oth-
er boys," was what Brig. Gen.
Douglas McArthur, chief of staff,
said when we reported to him.
"Two patrolls are going out to-
night,'" Colonel Garrett said. "I
must go the the front line to in-
spect some wire, and you can go
On the way to the front we pick-
ed up two officers, one a signal
officer attached to the regiment,
the other a lieutenant from bat-
talion headquarters. They said
they were acquainted with the
entrain at night, and would see
"Shoot first and Talk Later"
WIFE HAI) 25 RIVALS
said they knew the ground. On
and on we went, the trench be-
coming shallower and shallower,
until we finally were out on open
ground. Several times we had
ducked under barbedwire which
we thought had carelessly been
left across the top of the trench,
and when we came out into the
open, we saw behind us, by the
light of the moon, the wire en-
On went the leaders. They seem-
ed bent on going to the German
lines or it seemed so to me. Later
I learned they believed it was an-
other line of defense.
"Pfist," I heard some one hiss."
Heard the Bouche.
Everyone stopped, hardly dar-
ing to breathe. We heard low,
deep gutteral voices talking Ger-
man. Presperation popped out all
over me. All I carried was a cane.
Slowly,' quietly, our little party
began retracing steps, with the
| colonel still in the lead and me
j bringing up the rear. Instinct
Chicago, July 7.—Not one «vw-
man, but 25 caused the
troubles of Mr. and Mrs. David C.
White, and photographs of a ma-
jority of them were presented in
the Court of Domestic Relations
today by the wife.
Chief among) the photographic
collection, which the wife admitt-
ed taking from hubby's pockets
while he was asleep, was one of
Mrs. Anna Nichols, whose husband
in with the A. E. F. in Siberia.
White admitted he was with this
woman in Detroit until the time of
"I had to collect money from
sypathetic neighbors to bring
him back," his wife told Judge
Fry. "He told me she was the
'swellest thing' he ever picked up.
Then there was another, Bessie
Anderson, with whom the husband
was infatuated, she said. Mrs.
White also produced a picture of
White has five children, but
has not contributed to their sup-
port since April, according to his Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Wynne left
wife. When confronted with the J on Sunday for a Week's visit with
charges, the husband wept and . their daughter, Mrs. Dicie Brown,
Baptist Woman's Society: The
Womans' Society of the Baptist
church held their last meeting of
the season at the home of Mrs. A.
H. Harlow on Thursday evening.
Owing to the threatening weather
the crowd was small, but all bus-
iness was finished, and an inter-
esting half-hour given by Mrs.
Phelan and Mrs. Foster on "The
Women of the Orient." The last
two chapters of the lesson was
gone over and round table discus-
sion followed. Mrs. Effie Brains-
maid of Denver was a visitor. Mrs.
Rousseau was chosen consul of the
Y. W. C. A. The Society has
adopted an orphan, a little girl of
ten years, who will still remain
in the Baptist Orphanage at Ok-
lahoma Gity. The Society will
send a box of clothing to the home
this week; clothes for both boys
and girls from the age of two to
seventeen, also household linen of
all kinds. There will be no sum-
mer gatherings of the Society,
The next meeting will be on the
second Tuesday of September.—
Mysterious Death: Kirby Pric-
kett sends the Transcript from far
away California an account of the
mysterious death of a former Nor-
man man, Andrew J. Hunter, who j
was in the University from 1900
to 1905, graduating from the
pharmacy department. From the
account in the Long Beach Tele-
gram it would appear the Mr.
Hunter was a druggist in that
city, and he and his SQn Andrew,
aged 8, died of some poison or
disease unknown to the physicians
of Southern California. The dis-
ease developed while the parties
were on an automobile trip, strik-
ing them very suddenly and caus-
ing their death in a few hours.
The physicians fear some Asiatic
The church edifice of the First
Church of Christ, Scientist, on
West Eufaula has been much im-
proved in appearance by a couple
of coats of white paint.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Endicott are
expecting a visit from their
daughter, Mrs. W. H. Winton, of
Fresno, Calif., who, accompanied
by her son, Martin, left Fresno at
3 o'clock Monday morning, expect-
ing to arrive in Norman at mid-
night on Wednesday. Mrs. Winton
will be warmly welcomed by her
Why make a slave out of your
wife? Relieve her of the burdens
of the family washing. She needs
a rest, especially during these hoi
summer days. Send the family
wash to us and your wife will
meet you with a smile instead of
frown when you return home
after the day's labor. One-fourth
off after Monday.
W. C. WEIR
L. C. GILES
Office—First National Bank Building
Giles-Weir Investment Company
FARM LANDS AND CITY PROPERTY
Call and see us, we have some good properties listed worth
the money. See us if you desire a loan on farm property
If you have property for sale list it with us.
tearfully pleaded to be given ano-
ther chance to make good. He
had no excuse to offer, he said.
in Little Rock, Ark. John A. Fox
will be in charge of the Pony Gro-
cery during their absence.
In this sector the men were j must have causc(i him to lead us
withdrawn from duty in the trench j r;Kj,t back to where we came out,
es at night, leaving only what is ; „ spot wt, ]at(,r ]earned was used
edcalled "strong points" a protect- patj-0lg going to and coming
ed place with two men on guard.
At sunrise and sunset "stand to
was held, when all men on duty
took places in the line, for any
thing might happen then. At
night all gates are closed,, the
barbwire entanglements filled in
and the guards ask no questions.
"Shoot first and talk later were
The first two guards we met
asked for the pass word. Colonel
"That isn't it they said.
But the Colonel explained he
was division signal officer and
had been given the password not
more than two hours btfore at
The sentries passed us but were
shaking their heads.
Our party came t0 a quick stand
still. No one said a word. I look-
ed ahead and saw a soldier stand-
ing in front of the colonel with
a .45 caliber automatic pistol
pressed against the colonel's stom-
ach. In the soldier's left hand
were two grenades. Standing be-
hind him and slightly to one
side was another soldier with a
liberal supply of grenades in his
hands. We stood there what seem
ed to be an hour.
"Handle those grenades gently,
brother," Breede spoke up.
That broke the tension and the
colonel recovered his breath
enough to give the password.
"That isn't corect," the soldier
answered, and the colonel felt the
automatic pressed a little harder
against him. Followed very quick
explanations. But they were not
sufficient. No one had identifi- '
cation papers. All these had been
Couldn't Convince Sentry
"Maybe you are telling the truth
and maybe you are not," the
guard told us. "We are the last
outposts and you couldn't have
passed us without us knowing it.
Come to headquarters."
The next two were the same
We had to argue our way past I
them. And the next two—the men
always stand guard in pairs—
were going to turn us back. Fin-
ally the Colonel managed t0 learn
the words they believed were the
"The last outpost is about 4
back from No Man's Land, the
oflly break in our wire in that
sector. At last we struck the shal- \
low trench and just as quickly as !
an Indian slipping over the I
ground we wen? along the duck-
"Halt and give the password,"
I heard a tense voice whisper j
We were glad to accompany him
He led the way, still carrying his |
automatic and hand grenades, and
his partner brought up the rear,
carrying nothing except hand
grenades, any one of which would
have been sufficient to have blown
us to pieces.
At battalion headquarters we
were safe. The major knew the
"You had the division pass-
word," the major explained, and
up here we use a battalion pass-
word. You missed the last out-
post because the entrance was
wired up and the men were out in
a sap, a piecaution we always
take at night to prevent a sur-
Jud Harrison, son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. L. Harrison, is home from
overseas, having made a good rec-
ord in the army and being honor-
The Alaska Kids
With the Aerating Dasher
HE most wonderful of all freezers,
astonishing aerating spoons whip air1
into every particle of the cream, making
ice cream that is a revelation in texture
and delicacy. It breaks all records in speed—
makes perfect ice cream in 3 minutes.
Requires much less labor and uses less ice and
salt than any other freezer.
Nolan & Martin
Implements and Hardware
Clyjvrolet Cars and Accessories
We Pay You For Every Punc-
ture on Lee Puncture
$3.00 for every puncture on front Ford tires.
$4.00 for every puncture on rear Ford Tires.
$5.00 for every puncture on 4-inch tires.
$5 50 for every puncture on 4 1-2-inch tires.
Let Us Convince You that We Have a Real Tire
Minteer Motor Company
CAMELS are as delightful to your
taste as they are new. And, so
Why Not Pay For a
Home cf Your Own?:
Your rent money pays for the!
landlord's house. Why not make:
it pay for one of your own? It
can be done and we shall be only,
too happy to tell you how it can
No obligation to find out—come
in and ask us.
Muldrow & Kidd
127 East Main Phone 50
satisfying that they meet every cigarette
desire you ever have had.
Camels are unusual; in fact they're un-
like any cigarette you ever smoked.
That's because they're an expert blend
of choice Turkish and choice Domestic
tobacco, producing a quality that meets
your taste as no other cigarette ever did.
Camels'expert blend gives that mellow-
mild-body and frees the cigarettes from
any unpleasant cigaretty aftertaste or
any unpleasant cigaretty odor. You
can sm >ke Camels as liberally as you
like without tiring your taste.
You have only to get personally
acquainted with the expert Camel blend
to know that you prefer it to either kind
of tobacco smoked straight!
For your own satisfaction compare
Camels with any cigarette in the world
at any price I
R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., WiMlon-Stltm, N. C.
Cimt/.i '<r« mold every where in mcimnti/icmlJy
sealed pack*fen of 20 cigarettes, or ten pack-
atira (200 cigarettes) in a glatsine-paper-cor•
•red carton We strongly recommend this
carton for the home or office supply or when
you travel. ,
18 cents a package
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Silks and Silk Waists
Such values as these have made this store's reputa-
tion for seasonable goods at moderate prices. These
beautiful silk taffetas and silk poplins are now offered
you at prices much less than we can replace 'them, and
right at a time when > "iks «re most popv:«:r.
Our showing of crepe de chine and georgette silk
waists include the most popular designs and colors, and
white, at especially attractive prices.
Make your visit early as these will got fast during this
Best quality all silk taffetas in
a wide range of attractive stripes
checks and plaids, beautiful col-
or combinations, ideal f or
dresses and skirts. Best $2.50
quality, here this week at $1.59
Best quality silk poplin, the
most satisfactory silk made; 40
inches wide; ideal, for dresses,
skirts, suits and coats; .many
wanted shades from which to
choose. Regular $2.25, special
this week . - .$1.59
Crepe de Chene and Georgette Waists
These waists are worth much more than our special
prices. Made from all silk crepe de chine and georgette;
popular styles, perfect workmanship. The sizes are from
36 to 46. Choose from best $3.50 and $4.00 waists ,at our
special price of .-. .• $2.69
White Voile Waists
Regular $3 Waists at
Regular $2.50 Waists at
Regular $2.00 Waists at .
Regular $1.00 Waists at
Linen Finished Suitings
Linen finished suiting, yard wide, many shades of pink, blue, green,
lavender, grey, gold and black, Best 50c quality, here this week at yard 39c
Sheer imported French organdies, 40 inches wide, all the wanted shades
ot blue, pirtk, rose, grey, green, sand, lavender and plum, these are remark-
able values at ?->c
Printed organdies in new checks in two color work, these are quaint and
very smart, 40 inches wide, priced at 75c
Very sheer imported voiles in all the wanted plain colors, these are 45
inches wide and we can match almost any shade of fancy voile with this qual-
ity, excellent value at yard 75c
Woman's Greatest Store
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