The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 327, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 21, 1920 Page: 1 of 4
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*E DAILY TRANSCRIPT
VOL. VII. NO. 327.
NORMAN. OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 1920.
PRICK FIVE CENTS
HOSPITAL WILL NOT COUNTY ODD FELLOWS MOST BORN TRASH FIRE DEPARTMENT
CHANGE HERD BREED WILL HOLD MEETING ' IN GARBAGE CANS PREVENTS BIG LOSS
Shives Says Jerseys Arc no More "Will Celebrate 101st Anniversary of City Manager Gater Issucs Ultima
Susceptible to Tuberculosis Founding of Fraternal Order turn to Citizens of The Uni/es-
Than Hols-ems. n America. sity City.
Jersey cows are no more suscepti-1
bit- to tuberculosis than 1 foistcin-.
according to M. B* Shives, who ba-
ch arse of the dairy herd at the Ok-
lahoma Central State hospital here.
There arc ten Holsteins and thir
ty-two Jerseys in the hospital herd.
"Not only are the Jersey as hardy
as the Holsteins but they are better
milk and butter producers," said
Will Not Change.
The hospital is to make no ei"-j
fort to replace the Jerseys with Hoi
steins, as reported, he said.
"We are not knocking on the Hoi
steins,'" he said "but our own e.\
perience has proved that the Jer
seys are better."
' "The only reason that more Jer-
seys are found to be infected with
tuberculosis than Holsteins is be-
cause there are more of them,"' he
The Cleveland county I. O. O. F.
association will hold its 10th anni-
versarj meeting at Not>le, April 26,
beginning .at 9 o'clock in the morn-
ing, according to Glen O. Morris,
secretary of the association.
The regular business work of tin-
association will commence at 10
o'clock. Some of the best speakers j
in the state have been secured for
this meeting, according to Morris, j
The Sooner quartet will furnish inu- ■
This is the. second yev oi the
Cleveland county association.
"'It has proved to be a great thing
for the independent lodges of the'
<tate," said Morris.
This meeting is of the utmost im-
portance to the association and to
the individual lodges. We trust that!
all Odd Fellows will try to attend
George Orenbaun was a business
victor to the city Wednesday.
"Where the soul of the pipe organ is revealed''
WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY
The most sensational, the most in-
tense, the most gripping of questions is
asked and answered as
Ft )X, Presents
"WHAT WOULD YOU DO?"
Put yourself in her place! You
know that your husband untrue to you!
He is brought homo badly injured! You
try to nurse him bark to health! Rut he
still hates the very sight of you!
A Bulls Eye Comedy
A new chapter (A
. "HAM AN"
with Ruth Roland
a laugh in every foot
Coming Friday and .Saturday—J. Warren Kerrigan
in his latest production, '"THE DREAM CHEATER,"
also a Mack Sennett Comedy with the chapter of a
Whirlwind Wtstern serial, "LIGHTNING BRYCE."
"Merchants in the business dis-
trict of Norman must buy and use
covered wire trash burners," said
W. R. Gater, city manager, yestei
day. "If they don't there will l>e
some wholesale arrests made."
Garbage in the residence district
must be put in containers, he .said.
The city clean up force is not going
to go around back yards and alleys
and pick up loose tin cans and gar
bage of all sorts.
After some wards have been clean-
ed up calls will coine in for the- gar
bage tvagons to come back, he said.
''If the garbage is not in contain
er.s the guilty ones will just have to
abide by the consequences."
WEAR GINGHAM AFRONS
Twenty-seven operator.- of the
Southwestern Bell Telephone com-
pany local office went to work this
morning wearing gingham aprons.
I'he company advocates the wearing
of aprons because the operators
reaching for plugs and making the
connections will cause rips and other
injuries to clothing, Miss Lota Jahn.
local manager stated.
This is the first office of the com-
pany to adopt such a costume, Miss
Jahn said, but others will immedia-
tely follow. Oklahoma City now is
preparing to inaugurate the move-
ment. she >aid.
Commendable Work of Firemen
Prevents Wind From Spreading
Fire which threatened several
surrounding buildings was dis-
covered in a barn behind the L.
C. Lindsay residence at East
Gray street and Porter avenue
2 o'clock today.
For a time it looked as though
the wind would carry firebrands
to nearby barns and houses but
prompt and commendable work
of the fire department soon had
the blaze under control.
Kansas City Star
Runs 32 Pages of
Because of the print paper situ
ation, the Kansas City Star has redu-
ced materially the size of all its edi
tions. Sunday's paper consisted of
only 56 pages.
Thirty-two of theses pages were
j solid advertising, not large ad-, be-
cause each advertiser is limited to
| three columns of space, but of many
sizes of ads set to fill the whole
I Of the remaining twenty-four
| pages, over 95 per cent was advert
sing, and yet the Star has left out
over seventy-five pages of advert!*
j it|g in the last week, it states.
Not only is -the prjntpaper situ
ation working, hardships on the news-
papers but in m^ny place-* the ad\<-
tisers are having a . lively scramble
to get space at all in their papers.
Value and Loss
Should your home be de-
stroyed by fire tonight
would your present policy
be adequate, in face of in-
creased costs of materials,
to replace your loss?
Don't take chances—sea
Real Estate, Loans, Insurance
Odd Fellows Building
We have them in the Springtime in croon of gentle zephyrs, in
the gladsome song of birds and the other voices of nature. There
is music in the air and humans too, yearn music in the springtime.
Come to our store and hear the Springtime melodies on the
Vitanola—the Phonograph with the wonderous tone.
Norman Music Go.
219 East Main
HAIL TO THE "ROTES.'
(iod bless the Rotarians!
lie will, too, because they deserve
it. They boomed into Joj li < yestei
day 2,000 strong and they enveloped
the city immediately in a golden aura
oi sunshine and happiness and good
cheer. If there were any unthink-
ing citizens who imagined they ucie
handing out anything to our gue.sts
they have been convinced before now
of their error. The handing out i-
all from the other side, h we tried j
to buy it we couldn't get for a mil-
lion dollars all the optimism and pat
ronism and civic inspiration and or-'
dinary common sense of living that
has been communicated bv our i
guests aiready, and they hav- .t oth-
er full day to spend here.
The whole rotary busin- i vive-
one's faith in the eternil «'<! litie-
could as strong an org.tni'.ation i
this bi founded on selfish | n iciple-:
You know it o ii'd no;. Did you
ever stop to think that all the strong
organizations in hf ii'tei o ill of
those that grow to amoi it to some
thing and that mean anything to the
wor[d find that he - .lennaiie it
are founded on th< prim iple calcula-
ted to make people better and, as a
natural result liapj it-r? Can't y« u see
in this real proof of the rvistence of
a Supreme Light that is ever guid-
ing men's footstep onward and up-
Hut this is preaching ti Ro-
tarians are not preacher- Not many
oi them, anyhow, not even the long
hatted, black frock coated "-.inch
who claim they ire Par-mis hut ori-,
1y from there Rotarians don't1
preach, they practice. But ij.
with their practice they •!«. a lot of
singing, hilarious but happih •;m<1
a sour breath, old t!.c\ ■!■• <t of
the "Hello Jim" stuff, and they n't1
'< : teri >us f - smiling. Tha 1
tor the Rotarians—Ediorial in Tues-
day mo n i g's Joplin Globe.
Mrs. Ren Williams and Mrs \\ \r
Rucker went to Elk City Wednesday
morning to attend the meeting of
the fifth district of thr Federation
of Women- clubs, which meets
there April 21-23.
NORMAN SCHOOLS WILL
RETROGRADE, IS SAID
Unless Additional Funds Are Avail-
able It Will Be Impo8sible to
"Unless, the amendment for in-
creasing the maximum school tax
set b> law is passed or some sim
i I at change is made Nor nan public
school* will not he able to care for
the pro ent scho.d population,*' de-
clared \ S Faulkner Tuesday after-
noon before cr.-u£r.il teachers'
meeting at the hign s liooi.
"Norman ha* vote I a the s tool
t i\ poss ble 1 is I. i. i:g I tie new
'ii. pment as em i • <4" along w. n,
in order to pay t ie faculty decent
alaries. Still the -inrsaje that ran
he made is far from aleqoate, and,
withoot a prospect of nor*?, the sys-
tem will retrograde and in very met
u ient. None of ;u w mid want to
stay and work against the certainty
of failure to get results."
I'hese are the reasons given by the
superintendent for getting ever
qualified citizen to sign petition* be
•ig circulated here.
Authorizes Tax Levy.
T he petition is merely a request
addressed to the governor asking
that i proposed amendment to the
( •institution he submitted to the vote
• t the people of Oklahoma.
The proposed amendment allow
the state excise board to levy ;
state school tax of six to ten mills
lor the support of the common
i hools of Oklahoma. The money
ill be apportioned to the various
listricts in their school population,
u her districts will not be inconven-
nced. and the weaker ones, of which
Norman is an example, will he ma-
Petitions asking that this bill be
vote.' on are in the hands of school
teachers and public spirited citizens,
i aulkuer urges every voter to sign
r better education.
SEVEN HONORED ACI lOTES GOME HOME
CULTIVATED DY ST, FROM JOPLIN TRIP
Central State Hospital Raiae
Garden Stuff for Patios'
Wheat, oats, barley, kaffir
broom corn, feterita, and a g«
garden stuff are growing on the
of the Ceutral state hospital
according to Nl. B. Shives, sui
tendent of the farm and dairy.
At present the hospital has
acres under cultivation, all of >
is worked with the labor of pat
Practically all of this land be
to the state.
Fifity acres is planted in ge i
garden stuff tor the use of the
pital, seventy acres in wheat, ei, lit
live acre* in barley. twent ti
acres in sorghum, 150 acres iu k.
fir corn, and fifteen acres in b oc
FirH Year for Barley.
1 his is the first year that L *rl
lias been tried as a general cr
according to Shives, but it is uut
celled as a feed crop for horses a
1 he broom corn crop Is us* d
making broom# for the hospital
varying amount is planted • v
\ear so a surplus supply ma
kept on hand.
The labor of the patients is e
ly .satisfactory, says Sliiv
provided with a cauipetent for
they can do the best of work.
FOUR STUDENT NURSES
WILL GRADUATE HERE
hour student nurses at the Central
State hospital are to he graduated
this week, according to information
uiven out at the hospital yesterday.
Th. \ are: Misses Helen Barton.
1 onstance Davis, and Louise and
I !i/abeth Backes. Graduation exer-
ises are to be held in the hospital
chapel. Following this a dance in
honor of the graduating nurses will
\ number of doctors and nurses
Honi tlu I diversity hospital in Ok-
lahoma City are to attend the exer
' is« s and dance, it is said.
DISTRICT SCHOOL PLAY
PUT OFF TO THURSDAY
District school will "take up" at
8 o'clock Thursday night at the big.:
school auditorium. The "kids" were
made glad today by the announc.-
ment that school ha ij^ee npostpoued
, a day.
1 he faculty members of Norman
high school will stage a district
i school play tomorrow night for the
benefit of the Trail, Normuu. higii
I school yearbook. About eighteen
| characters will be in the play.
The play will last about one and
one-half hours. Clifford Bowles will
act as teacher and the teacher will
perform like the average student
The admission will be 25 cents.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Howard, who
hav been spending the winter in
Florida, returned to Norman Satur
d;i\ and are at home to their friends
at 404 East Comanche street
Mrs. Alice Butler spent the week-
end with her daughter. Mrs. J. F.
Sargent and family in Oklahoma
Miss Lota Jahn and accompanist.
Miss Dorothy Monueti, appeared on
the program at a recital given b}
Mrs. ifreigfaton Burnham*& pupil-
at her studio at Oklahoma City
Mrs. Bessie Leigh Chestnut of thi
Bessie Leigh Entertainment com
pany formerly of Washington D. C
now of Oklahoma City, was a guest
of Dr. and Mrs. R. T House Tues
Mrs. J. A. Farber of Cordell wa.k
a dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. 11
Harlow and attended the meeting o
the Eastern Star Tuesday evening
Mrs. W. J. Tribbey of Wirt is vis
iting her mother, Mrs. 11. E. Allisoi
at 421 West Gray street
the Day I
That is not an unusual
thing for us to hear. Nor
are we surprised in the
hearing of it, because we
make it our business to
perform just that sort of
cleaning and pressing ser-
Delivered when' want-
415 South Webster
Hospital Pays Many
Expenses With Fund
Made When Farming
Almost $40,00() was placed in
ill- revolving fund of Oklahoma
Central State hospital from pro-
reeds of crops raised and work
done there last year, acording to
M B. Shives, of the hos >ital
In addition to this many pro-4
duct - were used in the ho3pitai
•■tseli and cannot be estimated.
rhu money is issued like the
other funds of the hospital. At
present the hospital is buying
aliout $25,000 worth of coal with
money that was made in the hos-
Mrs. C. E. Searcy and Mrs. K N
Wheeler of Elk City were guests thih
week of Miss Lucile Searcy
m Mrs. A. H. Harlow returned from
visit with her daughter, Mrs. \. K
Ash, and family at Cordell Saturday.
Miss Lena Montgomery went to
Lone Grove, Wednesday, where sir
will help close a Nazarene meeting
ranacript Will Cover Every Ac-
tion Local Men In Missouri
Norman Kotaruans returned this
iorning from their two-day session
Joplin, all full of "pep and vine
r" and ready to "hit the ball" tor
>orman and Cleveland county.
They report a splenJid (but words
an't express it) time it Joplin and
ill are more than glad Ihey attended
Much good advertising was given
Norman and The University City
v these live men.
A "scandal sheet" wil; he publish
I by the Transcript some time this
• eek which will completely cove:
e activities of local Rote? at Jop
NORMAN NINE IMPROVES
IN PRACTICE GAMES
Big improvements were shown in
ke fielding and batting of the Nor
mji high baseball players in their
three practice games this week, said
Coach Abbcrti Saturday afternoon.
The speedy Sigma Chi team
trounced the local boys Tuesday af
'ernoon in the first practice game of
the week by the close score of 7 to
' Kumgarner for the locals, out of
hree times to bat, smashed three
inie drives over center field for
'hrte bases each time up.
In a five inning game Thursday
■ 'ernoon the Norman high playccs
it'iite.1 Capt. Carl Baehr's regular
army team 12 to 3. Out of four
n-imtv with the army nine the high
scho< team has lost only one.
Hidas's practice game was loM
to th* Kappa Alpha team by a score
of 8 tc >* Sei *n of the Kappa Alpha
nine's points .vera made in the first
and second innings, but the high
school players settled down in th«
next four innings and held them to
In thr interscholastic meet to be
held here the twenty-ninth, thirtieth
and first Norman baseball fans are
expecting the high school team to
make a good showing.
The following placers will repre
sent the high school in the tounia
ment. Henry Hunt, (capt) Byron
Van Camp, s. s. Edward Johnson, 2b
Weldoti Bumgarner, lb, Roy Estes
and Clifford Bowles, c , De« Wil-
liams and Clarence Skaggs, lf„ Rn
<U>lpl> Gomez, C. William Abbott,
rf., Ross Rutherford and Lawrence
Edgar Mcacham and W. H. I amp
bell were business visitors tn the
Mrs. Julian Momiett was in tin
BLACKSMITHING -Quick service
equipment to do all kinds of worl
Guarantee satisfaction. Jesse War-
ren. First door east of Levy wagon
TODAY AND THURSDAY
Do you like pictures with just a touch of spict;
not enough to offend? Do you like real bumor
and a good laugh?
See Constance Talmadge in
PASSED ON BY THE NORMAN BROAD
Also A Good Comedy
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS
John Estes and Isabelle Estes, of
Newton county Mo., to Howar
Seig, of Cleveland county, lots 11,
12, 13. 14, 15, 16, 21, 22. 23, 24, 25, J(.
and 27 in block 7 of the original
townsite of Noble, consideration
M. E. Tripp and Lena Tripp to
Mrs. Frank Smith and Alta Smith,
lots 27 and 28 in block 7 of the Clas-
sen-Miller addition to Norman, con-
ioui On«a> aid Violn titles to I n.
ma T Frazier, the north half of the
north half of the southwest fourth
of section 22, in township 7, north,
range 1 west, in Cleveland county,
Kmma I. Frazier to Tom Giles, lots
1, 2, 3, 4. 5, t), 7, 8. ,9 10, 11, 12, 13,
and 14 in block 46 of the town of
Lexington, consideration $3,000.
The County Clerk's records show
the following real estate transfers
for the past week
A Tlutchins and Mattie Hutchins
to Napoleon B. Roberts, lots 1, 2, 3.
28. 29, and 30, block 18. Lexington.
Stella Moyer and Elda Carney t<>
.Jesaic Chenoweth; southeast quar-
ter of section 35-twp 7 north - west.
Mary Donnely and Owen Donnely
C.tr! T Lowe, lot 3 and south
one halt ot lot 2 block 2 of G. II
Colley's first addition to Norman
George D. Graves and Ellen Gra-
ves tQ Charles C. McDow and Lola
McDow, lot 22, block 1 of J. A. Jon. s
addition to Norman. $150.
L. E. Bogan and Emma Bogan to
Rosa E. Faubion, north 65 feet of
lots 1, 2, 3, 4, in block 8 of Larsh's
first addition to Norman, $3950.
Dr. H. E. Cunningham left Wed
nesday for New Orleans where he
\\ill present a paper 'intelligence
and Reconstruction" before the
Southern Philosophical society which
wi 11^4meet at Tulane university April
Mrs. J. B. A. Robertson, Mrs.
Samuel H. Harris. Miss Rose Harri-
ot Oklahoma City and Miss Vivian
Brandenburg of Pasedena, Lai., werr
luncheon guests at the Delta Delta
Delta house Monday.
Prof W. G. Schmidt went to the
city Wednesday to arrange for the
cOstumea for the comic opera "Mi
kado" which the Fine Arts depart-
ment will put on May 1.
Mrs. J. K. Bottoms returned Tue>
day evening from Cordell where she
visited her father who was sick. He
was much better when she left him.
Mrs, John Elledgt spent the week
end with her daughter. Miss I? na
who is teaching in the eitv schools
Mrs. W. M. Greenway went t<
Purcell Wednesday to visit her par
ents. Mr. and Mrs J. E. Hatfield.
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