The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 229, Ed. 1 Monday, December 29, 1919 Page: 3 of 4
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THE DAILY TRANSCRIPT. NORMAN, OKLAHOMA.
LATE NEWS OF NOTE
President Wilson celebrated hi.
63rd birthday on Sunday, having
been born Dec. J8, 1856. Owing to
his sickness, the celebration was
quiet, only the immediate members
of the family being present at the
White House. The president is said
to be recovering and in the course
of a few weeks is expected to be able
to take active charge of affairs.
Senator Robert Owen is in Okla-
homa City, having arrived from
Washington 011 Saturday. It is ex-
pected that the "Owen for Presi-
dent" movement will now take on
renewed energy, and many clubs be
organized all over the state. Sena-|
tor Owen predicts that the League j
of Nations will be ratified in a short
time, on a compromise basis—with
some reservations from the original
Some excitement was occasioned in
Tulsa 011 Saturday by reports that
"Hilly'' Dansey had been located,
there, but it proved to be unfounded. I
"Billy" disappeared from Hammon-1
ton, N. J., several weeks ago and a
nation-wide search is Being made for'
him, rivaling' the search made many
years ago for C harlie Ross—who, by
the way, was never found.
Hundreds of deaths have occurred
these Christmas times in the United
States caused by drinking wood al-
cohol as a substitute for whisky. The
stuff kills or makes blind, and in ad-
dition to the deaths many people arc
in the hospitals. The most of the
casualties appear to have occurred in
the New England states, the fake
whisky being brought there from
New York. Prohibition has received
a big boost in those locaiities.
they got so far down the Missouri
river as the site of Pierre and that on
Christmas day the party was at-
tacked by Sioux Indians and their
He asserted he knew that the hull
of the boat containing the gold was
sunk and that the acretion of years
had covered it.
Later other men appeared in Pierre
and made the same proposition ;o
the city. Permission was granted
and they began drilling into the
earth at the point where they said
the hull of the boat, after being
burned to the water's edge, was sunk.
While these men are boring holes
ill the city park, other men are
searching 011 a large sandbar near
the middle of the Missouri river op-
posite Pierre, some distance from
the present shore line, their theory
being that the shore extnded much
fartlir out when the boat was sunk
and that the location of the treasure
is near where they are digging and
Old settlers along the river doubt 1
whether the report is based on a-
good foundation, as the time men-
tioned was long before settlement 1
had advanced much above St. Louis,1
Mo., and there is 110 historical record j
of such an expedition.
Business changes, new business ven-
tures, announcements of coming
events, descriptions of new machin-
ery, important notices of sale> in
which many are interested, good of-
fers of special trading inducements
which the careful housewife cannot
afford to overlook. Mr. Nobody may
not read the ads, but Mr. and Mrs.
Somebody do, and they profit by
Take the advertisements out of a
local paper, which means no mention
of anything by which any individual
might hope for personal gain, and
the paper would be flat, stale and un-
profitable to reader as well as pub-
Take the advertisers out of a city
like Chariton—and what would you
have left. Are they not the men who
are doing things along other lines?
Are they not the ones who arc work-
ing and boosting and helping everv
worthy public movement? Take the
advertisers out of Chariton and the
I gra s would grow in the unsprinklcd
streets, there would be no public im-
J proveinents, the town would be so ■
dead that the undertaker would have
( to hold his nose while he buried it.
I Of course there are some business |
! men who do not advertise and who
| >till prosper. They are like the small
boys who crawl under the circus tent;
they get to see the show all right and
enjoj it just as much as the others,
hut they forget that if everybody
j took to crawling under the tent there
j would be no show. They are the i
gainers of an "unearned increment"
just like the non-progressive farmer, 1
whose land raises in value because
I his neighbors improve their places.
Just imagine Chariton or any other
( Kood town with the advertisers sud-
denly removed. Run the list over in
your mind and see if it does not con-
i tain a very large percent of the men !
| who are making Chariton a better;
j place in which to live—Herald-Pa- 1
I triot, Chariton, Iowa.
NOBODY READS THE ADS. j
1 rhe man who does not read the !
ads in a local newspaper is a '"no-
body," so perhaps, tile saying is true.!
The advertisements are, and ought to
be, one of the newsiest parts of a
daily paper. In this issue of the Her-
ald-Patrfot there are a score of an-
nouncements of real news value.
L. M. Cox of Oklahoma City was
shot and killed at Tulsa on Sunday
by Arch llall, who he was attempting
to rob. llall was also killed by Cox,
who, it develops, was recently re-
leased from the Texas penitentiary.
It is said Cox was wealthy, having
deposits in several banks in Oklaho-
Search Begins in
South Dakota for
$1,000,000 in Gold
Sioux Falls, S. I).. Dec. 28.—Hunt-
ing for supposed buried treasure in a
city park is the novelty presented at
Pierre, in the Missouri river section
of South Dakota.
Last summer a man appeared be-
fore the city commission and said he
had located buried treasure in the
city park and made an offer of 25
per cent of the amount recovered lor
permission to dig for the treasure,
which he said was 51,000,000 or more.
His story was lo the effect that
the treasure was that obtained by a
party of men who worked the p'acer
mines of Montana before that terri-
tory was opened to white men; that
WHY PAY RENT
Norman real estate is a safe invest-
ment. THE LOCAL BUILDING &
LOA.\ association, of Oklahoma City
capital Fifteen Million Dollars, has
plenty of money to loan at $14 30 per
thousand monthly payments. No red
tape or delays, quick service.
MULDROW & KIDD
Real Estate, Loans & Insurance
Phone 50 160-tf
CFItTl FK'ATE EXTENDING CHARTER
1 OF MRST NATIONAL BANK OF
Office of the Comptroller of th- Currency
Washington. D. C.. November 2S, 1919.
whereas, by satisfactory evidence presented
to rhe undersigned, if hn« been ma le to appear
thai "fh« First National Hank of Norman,"
in hr City of Norman, m the County- of
Cleveland and Stnte of <>kla.. has coin'pliH
with nil the provisions of the Act of Congress
"to cnal V National Hanking Aasoc'atiom to
extern! their corporate existence, and for oth- |
er purposes," approved July 12. 1882; • |
Now, therefore. 1. Thomas P. Kane. Acting
Comptroller of the (. urrency, do hereby cer-
tify that "The First National Hank of Nor
man. in the City of Norman, in the county
of ( leveland and State of oklahoma. is auth-
ori7( < to havt sur«-« ssion for the period speci-
fied in its amended articles of isvjciation; j
name'y, until close of business on Not-.-mhc-r
Hn testimony whereof, witness my hand!
iMd St al of ffice this twenty-eighth day of !
(SEAL) T. P. KANE, j
Acting Comptroller of the Currency, j
Charter No. \"M8: Extension No. ?S04.
First IV.- 2. 191')—to .'an. 1920. '
L. C. GILES PHONE 59 W. C. WEIR
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.
We now carry a line of bran, short?
and chops at the following prices:
White shorts . .. .$3.15
Because of the very small profit in
feed we cannot carry it on charge ac-
counts, but will collect on delivery and
charge 10 cents per sack extra for delivery
Whitwell Grocery Co.
Has Your Family the
Comfort of Electricity
Your wife and children deserve the
comfort, convenience and safety of the
I rying to vet along without Electric-
ity in your home these days is as impos-
sible as attempting to run the home
without modern plumbing or running
Your Children s Eyesight
Should Be Protected
Electric Light will watch over their eyesight as
carefully as a mother. It will enable them to read
and do their lessons in the evening without eyestrain.
As a means of home beautifying, Electric Light is
in a class by itself. Lamps and fixtures will work
wonders in the simplest room.
I elephone 501 for complete information
Oklahoma Cas & Electric Co.
FRANK CARDER, Mgr.
Crystal White"—in the Red Can
Golden Brown"—in the Blue Can
the new Karo with plenty of
•ubitance and a rich Maple taste
— in the Green Can.
Thick, rich, delicious and full of
flavor. Four good reasons why
Karo is preferred everywhere,
Karo is pure. It is splendid energy producing food —
practically predigested. Mothers give children Karo
and shced bread because it satisfies nature's craving
ror sweeis, and takes the place of candy.
There Are Three Ixinds
IMPORTANT; NOTICE-Every can of Kar, f. narked with
exact weight in pounds of .yrup contained. Do no! be misled by
packages of similar size bearing numbers only, and having no
relation to weight of contents.
¥7 p* J1*0 SS-page, beautifully illustrated Corn
R MX.—■<£—< Product. Cook Book. It really helps to
^ solve the three - meal - * - day problem,
housewife should have one. Write us today.
Corn Products Refining Company
P. O. Box 161 Ncw Yor,£ City
W. R. ADCOCK, Sales Representative
9C4 A. O. U. W. Building Little Rcc!:, Ark.
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