The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 258, Ed. 1 Sunday, February 1, 1920 Page: 6 of 8
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BIB CHIMNEY HAS TO
| "Well, how does prohibition strike
Contractors Fail to Fulfill Specifica- you?" asked Lueile, the waitress, as
J "—• - ■ 1 the friendly patron took his scat at
the lunch counter.
"It hasn't bothered me much," he
"We had a hum-dinger of an arRii
ment in here this morning about it."
Lueile went on. "Up to that time I
didn't know just what the darn thing
was. At first I thought it was some
new show or something. Well, new I
the daily transcript, norman, okla
LUCILLE, THE WAITRESS
tiom and Family Nearly Smoked
Out As a Result.
"It is just one darn thing after
another, when you're building a
house," according to I. M. Jackson.
The remark was called forth by the
fact that the big chimney on his new
residence near the University campus
has to be pulled down and rebuilt
from the ground up.
By some hokus-pokus, the con-
tractors failed to keep to the speci-
fications in building it, with the re-|
suit that they made it about one-
third or one-half smaller than it
should have been, and when fire was
started in the heating plant it smoked
so horribly as to almost drive them
from the home.
So they've taken it down, brick by
brick, and arc rebuilding it. Mr
Jackson thinks, however, it will be
better than even at first contempla-
ted—when they once get it finished.
It is a beautiful home, one of the
finest in the city and built of the
best material and in most workman-
like manner, with hardwood floors
and all the latest improvements. Mr.
and Mrs. Jackson and Carl are now
occupying it and will soon be "at
home" in it to their friends.
Mr. I. G. Short was here from Ok-
lahoma City on Friday looking after
his farm and other interests. He still
owns the farm cornering with the
Boyd section on the southwest and it
is steadily increasing in value. He
has been frequently asked to put a
price on it, but thinks he'll hang on a
little longer. It is probably worth
$150 per acre—or at least he would
probably have no trouble disposing
of it at that figure. Farm lands in
and around Norman are "good stuff'
and increasing in value tvery day.
Stop on your way home from
church and try the 75 cent turkey
dinner at the Sooner confectionery
Sunday. You won't be sorry ..'57-?t.
Mr. Hershal Jackson has arrived
from Abilene, Texas, and will be con-
nected with the I. M. Jackson furni-
ture and undertaking establishment.
He is a younger brother of I. M„ and
if he makes as good -a citizen as his
brother we can desire nothing better
75 cent turkey dinner with all the
trimmings at the Sooner confection-
ery Sunday. 257.2t.
Mrs. Earl Elledge, Mrs. Frank Wolf
Mrs. Dewey Wolf, Mrs. Milo Gibbs,
and Miss Esther Stoguer attended'
the Yeoman's dance at Purcell Wed-
got the stage set lets go on with the
"A shoe drunier takes a seat about
where you're at and, having desig-
nated corned beef and hash, smiles
at me and says:
''How do you like prohibition?'
"Haven't seen it," I says, 'lhaven't
been inside a theatre for a long time.
Any shimmy in it?'
"This guy laughs. 'Say, dearie.' he
says. 'Prohibition ain't a show '
"'Well, what is it—a disease?" I
" 'Prohibition is a law,' he says.
"Nachurelly it flops me a little.'
"Well, whaddya take me for—a law-
yer?' I ask.
''Oh, boy!' he chuckles. 'Prohibi-
tion cuts out the booze and all its
relations. It affects the bars.'
" 'Well,' I says, 'Lawyers practice
before the bar, don't they?"
"'I get you, dearie,' he says. You
are trying to be witty."
''Dawgone me, anyway! My goat '
begins straining at its lesh.
" 'Come to. Mister," I says. "Wher-;
do you get that "dearie" I'll choose ;
me a true love and stroll with him
beneath the silvery moon. All of
which is a tip to hang off the unlue
familiarity.' j Estimates
"He tries to make amends. 'Hold 1 ;
Well, sir, the two of 'em both
start to laugh, and I get pretty sore.
1 hat s thu dope,' 1 says. "Go
ahead and laugh and show your cavi-
"About that time they pick up their
checks and leave. Then some kindly
guy with his hooks out for another
chftnk of butter tells me that prohi-
bition means to cut out the booze.
Now whaddye think of that?'
"And you'd never heard of pro-
hibition before?" asked the friendly
"N'o.' concluded Lueile. "That i-
—I never heard what it meant. 1 al-
ways thought the word 'prohibition'
meant woman sufferance, giving the
women the right to be ballot dancers
BOY SCOUT ANNIVERSARY
WEEK COMING FEB. 8.
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ifiVih <i ti
flood linn" ot the
rhe Boy Scout $ of \m ■ i i> fh
arg< -t volunteer or gat
orl-l 4*0,000 m out* in th en
Membership with 5> 'I"i0 -juis who
have pa«s< cl the work
I he following is the program for
rhe weekf Sun.day, I <bruary 8, Anni-
versary day; Monday. .\'ew Meiri-
<r day; Tuesday, Committee day;
Wednesday, Father's day; Thursday,
\merica day. Friday, Mothe day
Saturday, Play day. i! >>! -f witl
Home evening'*—every scout a
ome with his family.
otcady, child,' he says. Didn't I used ! 'iCt „
to know you in Elmira?" a bhop.
" You did no such thing and if !
was 1 wouldnt tell no traveling men.
Don't try to up-state me. I'm a
New Yorker from A to gizzard.'
"Weil, sir, I wisht you could a'
lamped him. He jurely was the sick-
est cat in the catalogue. I was glad
I jolted him because that ancient ac-
quaintance dope surely pall-bears on
my nerve censors.
•' 'All right, he says, 'if I never
met you in Elmira I'm sorry.'
" 'If i ever had 'a' been there I nev-
er would 'a' met you.' I says, 'be-
cause I wouldn't 'a' visited the El-
'You probably know that place is
a jail with padded cells to put the
fractious in and everything. Well,
sir, it closes him up for a minute.
1 hen a tall victim in his vicinitude
"Evidently he thinks you're a half
portion,' he says. Or rather, that's
how it sounds to me.
"Not on your life I ain't," I shoots
back. 'If he thinks I'm a half por
w, h,„. 73 , , i tion, he better get a X-raise peek in
VVe have opened a decorating shop ro his brains.'
your decorating. Union
New and Second Hand Goods
If you want to buy or want to sell
anything don't fail to call at
this ;tore, where you will be giv-
en a square deal in every way.
Fine line of new furniture at
prices that are very low.
Telephone 622 and let us tell
you about It.
S. D. MORGAN
215 W. Main. Phone 622.
and have a good crew of men and
able to give you quick service. Union
Paint Shop. Phone 280 office hours.
Mrs. W. S .McGuire spent the
week-end with Mr. and Mrs. J. R
McGuire in Oklahoma City.
We believe in Signs, don't you?
We do all kinds of Signs. Union
Paint Shop, at Smith Bros. Land
"'Portia,' says this new guy. 'I
didn't say half-portion."
What's that?' I demand, wanting
to know just how tough the insult is.
" 'Portia was an invention of Wil-
"' 'Invention, eh,' says I. 'Well
they ain't no patents on me, so less
me and you forget this guy with the
2.75 per cent name and talk Columbus
"Didn't you ever see Shakbeer
played,' asks the first victim.
"'No,' I says, 'I don't care much
THAUL mao* HCCiliTCHtO
doesn't protect a bat-
tery against abuse any
more than a check book
protect you against the
high cor.t of living. But it
unfailingly guards against
need for re-insulation dur-
ing the battery's life, and
that is a thing that never
can be truthfully said about
Norman Battery Company
CHAS. I. SHEARS, Mgr
With Van Pick Oil Company
"Through Service We Grow."
The AIaxk on Quality Lumber
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Look For This Lumber Trade-Mark
The newest trade-marked building; material is lumber. For years it was
thought impossible to trade-mark it. But The Long-Bell Lumber Company
now brands its lumber on the end with the name Long-Bell, as shown in
the above illustration.
This trade-mark stands for over thirty years of lumber manufac-
turing experience, the best of timber, modern mills, and careful grading
which assures uniform high quality.
Home builders recognize the value of our building assistance just as
they recognize "quality lumber," by the brand it bears. Both are available
for ycrur service. Let us serve you.
227 WEST MAIN
transcript "Business Review
No Order Too Small—None Too Large
\\ hether you wish the finest photograph work done or only
kodak films developed and printed, we plan to give the same
grade service. Bring your next kodak work here and notice
the difference—it'll be better.
203% East Main—Over Barbour's Grocery
FOR ADVERTISING SPACE IN
THIS BUSINESS REVIEW
PHONE 3 ;
\\ hetht. you be a student in the ward or high school or
. tate University you can get all text hooks at our store.
—Always the latest in fiction.
SMITH'S BOOK STORE
AS GOOD AS GOVERNMENT BONDS
Farm property is as safe as government bonds for invest-
ment purposes and still has the speculative tinge because of the
rapid advanves which have been made and are sure to still come.
We make long time loans on farm property.
GILES WEIR INVESTMENT CO.
First National Bank Building. Norman, Okla.
For Bargains in City Property and Farm Loans see
CLYDE PICKARD ..
He has the choicest values.
Typewriters to Rent.
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UO B. Main St.
757 D.Bar,. Norm.n. Okl., Phom 341
Established January 20, 1918.
Registered nurses in charge. Only surgical and medical
mrs BELVA CAPSHAW, Superintendent.
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