The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 148, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 23, 1919 Page: 4 of 8
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THE DAILY TRANSCRIPT, NORMAN, OKLAHOMA
¥A A TT \7 TTD A MCrPTPTI LOST—About 1 mile south of the
DA1-L Y 1 IxAIN 1 ! Canadian bridge on the public liigh-
J. O. FOX, Editor^
Published every afternoon except
Saturday, with Sunday morning it-ue
fcy the Transcript-Enterprise Publish-
Co, Norman, Oklahoma.
J. O. FOX
J. 1. BURKE
R. H PARHAM
Entered as second-class matter
January 2, 1914, at the post office,
Morman, Oklahoma, under act pf
congress of March 3, 1K79.
Daily Subscription Rates
By mail, one year -$3.50
By mail, six months -■<*>
By carrier, one week .JU
Office, 215 E. Main Street, Phone 3.
One cent a word each insei-
tion. Cash with order. No
advertisement inserted for
less than 25 cents.
FOR SALE -Paige Sedan, like new.
See J, P. Dellinger. 148-.it
FOR SALE—Davis Six, five wire
wheels. New.—See J. P. Dellinger.
way, one pair of torres-shell glasses.
Finder receive reward by returning
same to May field's Drug store.
I.OST: Silver chatelaine bag, con-
taining some small change and pow-
der puff. Reward. Return to Tran-
VOUNG LADY desires position as
bookkeeper. 216 N. Peters.
FOR RENT—Garage, $4. 464 Col-
lege. Good pasturage within city
limits, $2.50. Phone 356. 146-tf.
FOR SALE One young Jersey cow,
one horse that will work anywhere,
one top buggy and harness, one iron
bed and springs, one center table and
one kitchen cabinet. J. B. Dorsey,
304 South Webster, Phone 323.
t'OK SALE Eight room house on 10-
acres.—See J. P. Dellinger. 148-31
All unpaid 1918 advalorem taxes
and 1919 paving taxes will be adver-
tised for the annual tax sale on Oct.
1st. Any payment before this date
will save above costs. J. L. Corbett,
Y, M. WORK WILL BE
FOR SALE—5-acre artcts.
EST PMinST"-G0« ALLEN
TO HEAR PLANS OF
STATE S. A. DRIVE
j Consolidation of County Units
Now Planned For Days Be-
WITH PLANS FORMED
FOR SALE—Household furniture, |
including .Majestic range. 1 heater,
dining chairs and table, book-case, j
mattress - co1 • waste basket, etc.
Apply Wednesday, 24th, at rear of i
jones Produce company old stand.—I
Urs. C. E. Blackard. 148-1* j
C. C. Roberts Will Open Fall Cam-
paign; Was First Y. President.
V. M. C. A. work for this semester
will be launched Wednesday fore-
noon at 10 o'clock in the Auditorium
when assembly exercises will be con-
ducted. C. C. Roberts, B. A. '10, one
of the members of the board of reg
cuts, and also one of the first uni-
versity presidents of the V. M. C. A.,
will speak. Mr. Roberts is now a
municipal bond dealer, located in the
American National Hang building,
FARM-FOR SALS OR RENT
Possession at once. 2 1-2 miles East | Oklahoma City.
•f Norman.—F. .1. McGinley. 142-tfj j^r q Gossard, advisor to the
student secretaries this year, will give
for sale 40 acres of land (
two and one-half miles oi
eland County Development1
s oil well at a bargain if1
once . Gilo-Weir Invest-
a short presentation of the plans for
the year, the duties of Otto Brewer,
social secretary; Claude Monnet, ac-
tivity secretary; and T. Earl Sul-
lenger, religious secretary. Names oi
. . Tithe new officers of the association
rss&zzisifsxm. <•" « • <
it this meeting.
Company, Norman, Okiatl |1
READ the Classifieds,
reading this now.
FOR SALE—Large Keifer pears,
delivered at $1.50 per bushel. Ripe
tomatoes at 5 cents per pound deliv-
ered. Phone 701. 145-3t
FOR SALE—Or will trade for chick-
en1-: Pedigreed Rufus Red Bel-
gian hare and Flemish Giant hares.
See them at H. B. Furbee's 819 East
Hubert. Norman. 145-6*
FOR SALE—New five-room bunga-
low, modern cxccpt basement. A |
bargain. Possession given immedi-
ately. Phone 548 or call at 824 Mon-
■ett avenue. 136.tf.
FOR SALE—Frantz Remier Electric
Cleaner. Bargain. Dorothy Bell.
Phone 218. 136-tf
LILLARD Vv'ILL SPEAK
TO STUDENTS TONIGHT
(By C. M. Sarchet.)
"Theodore Roosevelt was in my judgment the greatest pacifist the world
has ever known."
This wus the declaration of Governor Henry J. Allen of Kansas, personal
and political friend of the late Col. Roosevelt, In an address Friday after-
noon, Sept. 12, at the Skirvin hotel in Oklahoma City, in launching the cam-
paign in this state to raise $100,000 of the $5,000,000 national fund with which
to provide suitable memorials for the former president. The occasion was
a conference of the county chairmen and state executive committee, named
In Oklahoma to assist the Btate chairman, J. J. McGraw of Ponca City, in
carrying on the Roosevelt Memorial campaign and conducting the drive
during the week of October 20-27. C. A. M' Xeand of Indianapolis, regional
director, was also in attendance and outlined the movement and the cam-
paign methods to be employed.
Robertson First Subscriber.
To Governor Robertson of Oklahoma belongs the distinction of being the , , .... n
first man in Oklahoma county, perbtips in the state, to contribute to this I Oklahoma City, at which Her .
state's quota of the Roosevelt Memorial fund. | Killer, southwestern director of o -
Governor Robertson gave a brief address at the business session of the , ganization and Lieutenant Colonel
Roosevelt Memorial association upon invitation of J. J. McGraw, the state George Wood, commander in the
chairman of the movement. The governor praised the Americanism and SOuthw8st, addressed county chalr-
loyalty of the former president and Hough Rider and enthusiastically en- | meu fo|. the a(ate
dorsad the plan of raising funds for appropriate memorials.
"I hope it will be my honor and pleasure," the governor said in closing,
"to make the first contribution to this fund that is made In Oklahoma
Tli? governor's statement is regarded as significant of the entirely non-
partisan basis upon which the Roosevelt memorial drive will be made. Oil
the executive committee, which was named by Chairman J. J. McGraw, in
consultation with the national chairman, Col. William Boyce Thompson of
New York, are many prominent Democrats of this state.
Great Free-V/ill Offering.
In opening the business session Chairman McGraw said that It has been
the earnest wish and purpose of those interested in this movement from its
inception to remove absolutely all thought of partisanship from tlie I. lose-
velt Memorial Association. Theodore Roosevelt is removed from the fleld
of partisan politics. His memory is the common heritage of all Americans.
Men and women of all parties have an equal right to do him honor and the
Roosevelt Mf mortal Association will be conducted in a manner to permit all
to exorcise that right wilhout reservation or embarrassment.
America would honor Roosevelt the man in order that his manly qualities
may be fused into the life and spirit of American youth. Courage, energy,
unselfish service, love of country, honor and square dealing, righteousness,
wisdom, fearless fighting—it is to these qualities which one man lias been
able to embody th.t we seek to erect a permanent memorial. All citizens, re-
gardless of party, who believe that the memory of such a man will Inspire
the future generations of America, are earnestly invited to assist by their
energy and their gifts. 1'
It is the unanimous opinion of the National Committee that the necessary
funds for providing the memorial should be provided by a great national free-
Where humanity weaves
"Git you bum"
Light and welcome
A subtle transformation
Where home fires burn,
Looking into the future
In glory's fires.
— By W. Alexander Imlay
Rescue Home and Maternity «.
Hospital to Be Built In Weavlng eternal figure eights
Oklahoma Soon. : throUgh the streets of a great city
| in the southwest a Saturday evening
With oiganizations virtually conn- j cr0W(j shifted in a human phantas-
plete in all counties of Oklahoma, mag0ia under brilliant arc lights. It
Governor Robertson, state chairman | was eariy winter. In the fashionable
for the Salvation Army's home ser- | district well clad men wore new ov-
vice campaign for $300,000 in Okla- ! ercoats and silken mufflers. In the
homa is pushing organizers and I |ower en(j 0f the city men pulled
county drive officials for speedy con- | lhin aummer coats tightly about
so'idation of their work. their necks.
A meeting was held Thursday in j Women beating their way along
"Oklahoma is crying for Salvation
Army work," Lieutenant Colonel
Wood said in addressing the chair-
men. "There are five cities in the
state that have voluntarily raised
their quotas from nominal sums to
amounts sufficient to build splendid
"plants for carrying on the 'army's' er-
rand of mercy and compassion effec-
Many Cities Want Corps .....
"Shawnee, Chickasha, Ardmore,
Enid and Muskogee are driving for
sums of $25,000 and more. The mo-
ney will be spent in housing the or-
ganizations. New corps must be es-
tablished in some of these cities. It
wiil be hard work to supply officers
to properly carry on the work but by
drafts on big eastern posts and
drawing recruits from our training
colleges it will be possible to do it."
In addition to the state organiza-
tion headquarters and the secondary
will gift and that every man, woman and child should be given an opportunity , ot.])s pop's he Salvation Army plans
to voluntarily express their gratitude and remembrance of the great Arneri- & maternit
ity hospital for Oklahoma
City. This ho.-pital will be construct-
ed along lines found practicable in
other southern cities. Two homes
are now being supported in the
southwest. One is at El Paso, the
other at San Antonio. There is also
a home at St. Louis. It is the inten-
tion of the Salvation Army execu-
tives to select a strategic point in
Oklahoma for the location of the hos-
Meets Hearty Indorsement
"I have never yet met with the
hearty cooperation of the citizens of
N. Lillard, state commander
ii the American legion, will spca'..
to university students tonight at 8
o'clock in the Auditorium on the
league^tind its functions.
and lair v
r in tin
ia- a busines
FOR SALE—Household furniture.
Call at No. 612 East Main. 146-3*
Miss Be •> McClellan was the guest
of friends in Oklahoma City Monday.
BUREAU UNDER WAY
An alunmni occupation index, m
eluding all information about 2050
graduates of the university of Okla
homa. is being compiled by Richard
Cloyd, secretary of the association
\t present the bureau will deal only-
FOR SALE—Two iron bed steads
, . , .. I \t nrcseni uic uuicnu *• v v
and springs, one mahogany dresser, '
ami one rocking chair. _ Call at 204 V. uh alumni, but plans are
East Symmes or phone 763. 146-3* I made to include all former s
— ^ j i nthe near future.
When you want a car, call on J. l.j Members of thc executive commit
Dellinger. lie has them, ilead-i .
nutters at Orenbaun's hardware, tee of the alumni association
Nor„;,n. H8-3t. held at 3 o'clock this afternoon
E | S(art arrangements for the
home-coming day, Nov. 1.
Meacham is chairman of the execu
tive committee. Other members o
the committee are Errett R N'ewbj
Robert llutto, Dr. Guy Y. Willianm
Neal Johnson and I'red larnian.
cun who so nobly served his country and his people,
Governor Allen's Talk.
Following a noon luncheon, given in honor of the Kansas executive, and
attend" ! by the county chairmen, state committeemen and many newspaper
men Governor Allen was introduced by Chairman McGraw and paid an elo-
quent tribute to Col. Roosevelt, saying that Roosevelt was the greatest paci-
fist because what he did was not for war but to insure peace.
"1 like to think of what he has done in all the peaceful walks of life,
said Governor Allen. "I like to think of him as a pacifist who never allowed
any trifling wilh the privilege of peace. I like to think of him at that
hour when they had brought him word that Germany had established what she
called a peaceful block.- le in Venezuelan waters, and he sent for the German
ambassador and gave him four days to dissolve the peaceful blockade.
"The German ambassador came back the next day and protested. He
said- 'His Imperial Majesty thinks four days are not enough.' And Roosevelt
said' 'You have only three days.' And the next day the ambassador re- ___
turned and protested that three days were not sufficient.' 'But you have only , a sUte , have ,n oklahoma," Mr.
two days,' answered Roosevelt, 'and I have ordered the American navy to i |,h] in discussing the work
dissolve your peaceful blockade.' And when the American navy arrived, the aocomplighe(1 by L A Cooper, itate
bl0C!'Pi(i Roosevelt do that for war? No, he did it for peace. So you can go director of organizations. 1 he < lt-
on following all his career in the White House and wherever he spoke. It i ns of Oklahoma have long had a
was not for war that he spoke but for the lights of peace, willing always as ( record for accomp.ishing their «ork
a stern and rugged American to back his word. I in .-reedy fa ion. They are living
His American Courage. Ur> to that r ..ord in admirable fash-
"IIow early did Roosevelt b.gin to show to us the line of demarkation ,, r0-
between American courage and that flabby, fatty degeneration which
called caution. Mr. Harper, once his private secretary, told me "
not long after it happened. Germs
had told what he would have done ...... ■
ti- v there came from the German Embassy at Washington a long distance! thing to fear is overconfidance. Many
telephone message asking if the Colonel would receive a military member of people think that because the Salva-
llie German Embassy who had just come back ironi Germany and wished to tion Army is very popular now ev-
present to the Colonel the compliments of the Kaiser and a personal mes- , eryone will work and give. That Is
sage, and the Colonel said, 'Yes, let him come. He set the date and at the true. Most everyone will give
appointed hour came Captain von Papen of the German Embassy, clanking but jt takes workers to get the mo-
up the steps of Oyster Day in full regimentals, and entered that long and !
wonderful room which some of you know at Oyster Bay, hung with Col. j
j. ' ... x _. i. • .. \uVn-in 1 Pnnsovplt rrtRA tn p-rppt him as '
J/liriuc ocvivini;, >■ •• • |
tany had invaded Belgium and Roosevelt ; the campaign is c
2 if he had had the power, and then one ; id that I have c\
"The Oklahoma org.- lization for
the campa'gn is one of the most sol-
en seen. The only
Si Veteran Is
WANTED Fresh egt
45c cash or 50c in trad
J D. Pierson, 206 West Main
DM EN WANTED—At
nan Steam Laundry.
the Nor- |
Sooner Confectionery. See
WOMEN WANTED —Two women
ior alteration work. Call at 518
Sooth Webster or phone 593. Price
Cleaning works. 146-.i
URLS WANTED—Two girl:
ed to work as waitresses.
wages to persons who can fi
t oas right. Call at T
S77 Uni. Blvd.
WANTED—Twenty fiv • nice
I.fghorn hens. Phone 31.
WANTED—Two furnished rooms for
Sghthousekeeping for man and
wife, at once. Phone 456. 146-3*
WANTED: High school girl t
fejr room and board. N
school. Call 723.,
LOST—S. A. E. pin No. 17325, be-
tween 613 East Comanche and de-
wot, Return to Transcript office
LOST—Half dozen sterling silver
£aJad forks, initial "B", between
735 Jenkins and the Kappa House,
Friday Reward. Return to Kappa
House 548 Boulevard.
f OlD N&. EME.R. NOfvee vfi
'fHE PEV.V-ER VNHO GOtS
IS &ON&NS WVftKVN SOWE CrtWER
SfONt kGE CRACK SOCH
" AUTOS AIN'f COIsA6 TO
TUPSQE JEST A
up the step
whlnh art ma nr \ nil KTldW 51L IJVHLer IDctV. 11UJ1U Willi \^Ui. 1 "
•onhies as a nunier. wnen v^ui. auubcvch iuac iu kicci umi ao. 1 °
an American gentleman, the officer clicked his heels together, jerked his body ] have the most splendid selling aigu-
forward in a salute and said, 'M1 Master, His Imperial Majesty, directs me | ment ever given in a campaign. I lie
to give you assurance of his continued regard and to tell you that ha still j money is to be spent in Oklahoma."
remembers with great pleasure the day you were the guest of the German
Empire tn*Qermany.' And liiosevelt looked him levelly in the eye and said,
•Thank his Majestv for his kind words. Tell him that I likewise remember
with pleasure the day I spent v .Hi him at Potsdam and that 1 remember with
pleasure also the day I spent iu the same week with my friend, the King of
Was A Human Man.
"And one tiling I liked about him was that he was never defeated. He [
was -topped a good many times, but always wlien he was stopped he said,
'We will fight this out a.: i i ame time.' Ah, he never lost courage and he
never lost faith in the p< c pie. No matter if the majority seemed not for !
the moment 10 have ca-.i i . the meaning of his leadership, he never blamed
them; he never lost confidence in them and he always said, 'We will fight this ;
out another time.'
"Roosevelt was a human man," said Governor Allen. 'His domestic life
was ideal. Why, friends, it was just what the domestic life of every Ameri-
can citizen ought to be. It was as sweet as old-fashioned poetry. And his
respect lor womanhood was just what a man's respect for womanhood ought
to be No man ever heard htm tell a vulgar story. We ail loved him because
we knew that he belonged to the east and the west and the north and the
south and the center of the country. He knew us all and spoke our language
and we referred to him as 'Teddy.' Those who were intimately associated
with him sometimes called him 'Theodore,' but the United States took him
into full fellowship and called him 'Teddy.'
"He had within himself all the strength and all the gentleness, all the attention of the citizens of
grace and all the majesty which belonged to truth and courage and clean generous attention
And he died at an hour when his leadership seemed very important Oklahoma.
As a brilliant Frenchman has said: 'It is as though^ Mr. Bun- "I gave all that I could give in the
Hoffman Says Salvation Army
Has Done Great Work
Vigorously indorsing the work of the
Salvation Army Brigadier General
Roy Hoffman issued a statement last
night recommending the home service
campaign set for September 29 to the
them in their work over the south-
west." Mr. Hoffman said, "The work
of the Salvation Army came to my
attention on numerous occasions in
the World War while o duty in for-
eign fields. For sheer efficiency and
Christian spirit the organization was
not surpassed by any.
van s' MV."uroat'lleart hail fallen in the midst of Ills pilgrimage.' ' i spring drive in Oklahoma City and
"And so like David when he had served his own generation according to will do all within my power to help |
the will of God, he fell asleep.' May God make us worth of his courage, his ■
leadership and his wisdom."
Gave Hi« Boys Credit.
Governor Allen said that when he returned from overseas last fall, he
called on Mr Roosevelt, then a patient in the Roosevelt Hospital in New
Vork City and said to him In a jocular way: "Well, Colonel Roosevelt, I am
glad to find upon my return to America that you are becoming rather well
known again throughout the land. I hope you will have a quick recovery to
health There is no telling what the people of this country might ask you
to do if you are in good health, so I hope you will have an early recovery."
Col Roosevelt answered: "Peter Dunne gave me some hope yesterday
along that line. He said, 'Colonel, if those boys of yours keep on they will
put the Roosevelt name on the map.'"
Governor Allen is the state chairman in Kansas for the Roosevelt Me-
morial association, the same as Mr. McGraw in Oklahoma, and says the Kan-
sas campaign is now in full swing, being organized everywhere throughout
the Sunflower state.
For State Headqufi-ters.
State headquarters of the Roosevelt Memorial Association are being
malntai d at 809 Skirvin Hotel, Oklahoma City, by Chairman McGraw.
Ileadqu ters are in charge of C. T. Berryman of Oklahoma City as campaign
director and Earl W. Sinclair of the Exchange .National bank of Tulsa is
treasurer, with C M. Sarchet of the Ponca City Chamber of Commerce as pub-
It is the lutention of the Roosevelt management, in this state, to have
booths at the statue fair at Oklahoma City and at the A.'ew State Fair in
Muskogee in charge oi person who cau give full information on the Roose-
velt memorial movement. It will be the policy, it is understood, to recej-
subscriptions at these booths, but uot to solicit them. Those in at'tendaa
will ■■■'■■" ■■nti-iui recall)ts to clvu nil who subscribe.
the thoroughfares felt the chilling
wind on sleazy silk clad ankles
Children of the slums hopped swiftly
along, homeward bound from
rands seeking the warmth of tene-
ments, for their chilled bare feet.
A gutter rat stood in the door-
way of a cheap restaurant. The
odor of frying onions and steak
tantalized his nostrils. It was
for the warm air that came
through the open door that he
"Git, you bum,'' he heard. A
second* later the toe of a tall j
man's boot had forced him into
"No one wants a down and
outer," the sniffling thing moan-
ed as he slunk away.
Women of the street passed him
with a leer. A "down and outer"
was the last thing on earth they
sought. What they wanted was
money for food and warm quarters.
The "rat" could supply neither.
A swinging light in the street
ahead drew his attention. Upon eom-:
lug close to it he spelled out "W-E-L-
"Ha! Ha!" he laughed cynically,
but he entered.
Next morning the "rat" was
no longer a rat. He had been
fed and clothed. He had been
bathed and given a bed. Hope
burned high in his heart.
Through the offices of his new
friends he was given work. It is
useless to' follow him for, of
course, as in all articles of this j
kind, the "rat" made good.
Beaten and cuffed; scornid and j
unwanted he had at last come ;
' to his own.
Five years later we find the "rat." i
without a semblance of the thing of I
work the gutter which had been clinging]
In a pleasant room, with a flower j
in the window, we find him reading
the daily paper. A woman speaking
in soft tones is lulling a child to
Outside the " tnd howls. A cow.
bawls in the stable at the rear of
the lot on which the cozy home is I
The one time down and outer is
moving up. He has a wife and^
child. He owns a home. He has a1
; "We must make some steps
to issue our child the surround-
ings of Christianity," the wife
! tells the one time thing of the
gutter, after the child is sound
asleep in its crib.
"Well, what shall we do about
it?" he replies.
The woman places her cheek
; next to his and whispers. The
honest citizen is at peace. He
I nods his head in acquiescence.
Sunday comes with bright spark-
ling morning light. The honest citi-
zen and his wife dress in their best
and start for church.
1 It is a church of brick and stone.
Glazed windows break early morning
light into thousands of prysmatic
, The minister takes his text—
j "Even as you do unto others."
His sonorous voice rings out in
I full periods. The one time child of
the slums in entranced.
A great organ pee's its message of
life and love—
The honest cltiz<% and his wife
They join the church.
No one knows he has been a
thing of the streets and the cln-
derpath. That has been forgot-
Many are brought to American
churches each year who took
their first upward step with the
Salvation Army backing their ef-
House Indorses S. A. Campaign.
"Those of us who have been fortu
"It is with a sense of deep gratitude nate enough to see something of the
for the work done among the soldiei'3 work of the Salvation Army with the
in France and on this side that I American troops have been made
warmly commend the Salvation Army proud by the devotion and self sacri
home service campaign to the gener- flee of the workers connected with
ous consideration of the cit'zens of
"I am s-ii-n that money given to this
organization will be used for the bet-
terment of conditions among our poor.
Oklahoma is a progressive and grow-
ing state cannot afford to overlook the
welfare of our poor people.
"The Salvation Army by virtue of
your organization. I congratulate you
and through you your associates and
I wish you the best of fortune in the
continuance of your splendid work."
—E. M. House.
Many Cared for by Salvation Army.
661,218 men and women were cared
for last year by the Salvation Army
its peculiar organization, is probably £,179 mothers were given outings
better fitted to enter this particular 21,651 children were sent to the sea
field than any other oganization that shore. In medical aid alone the Sal
Uaa come to my attention." vation Army cared Tit: 293,151 persona,
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