The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 51, Ed. 1 Sunday, June 20, 1920 Page: 6 of 8
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THE DAILY TRANSCRIPT, NORMAN, OKLAHOMA.
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TAYLOR ASKS VOTERS Bill Tilghman Depicts 'The Guy'
FOR WEIGHER OFFICE And the Female of the Species
Has Lived Here Since 1897; Han
Served Four Years in Office For
Whicn He is Asking.
With the announcement of John
F. Taylor as candidate for county
weigher, Cleveland county voters will
have an opportunity of knowing they
arc voting for a good man for this of
Mr. Taylor is a citizen of Norman
having come here in 1807, only a few
years after the town was settled,
and has since then become known to
practically all the citizens of the
During his residence here he has
served the people four years in the of-
fice for which he is now asking,
that of county weigher. He made
Kood exceedngly well during those
two terms, and he feels that^ he can
r-nder the same good service, and
better, if that be possible, during the
"I have nothing to say other than
that it will be a square deal propo-
Bition if I am elected," Mr. Taylor
said vesterday in speaking of his
Cleveland county citizens all know
Mr. Taylor, and it is considered
likely that he will win the nomina-
tion with little or no opposition.
"NEW FIRM BRINGS MANY
MORE CITIZENS HERE
Bill Tilghman, recently chief
of police of Oklahoma City and
the man credited with cleaning
up Dodge City, Kan., in the early
days when it was the '"toughest
town between F1 Paso and Sioux
City," was a Norman visitor this
"Do you know," said Tilgh-
man, "that the dads of Oklahoma
City have erected little desert wind
mills on the street crossings and
labeled them 'safety first.' I sup-
oose they are going to furnishh
an extra supply of water during
the hot. summer months.
"There is ag animal known as
'The Guy' that lives in the Btreets
and alleys of large cities of Okla-
homa that is yery destructive to
such structures. The Guy is sup-
posed to be a member of the
ape species and has been known
to kill human beings, often crush-
ing the bones of their victim's
"they attain the age of four-
teen before they become danger-
ous From that age until twen-
ty-one. when, accompanied by
the female of the species of the
Guy family, crouched behind the
steering wheel oi an autoniobiU
with legs crossed and a cigaret
in their mouth, they are really
"It is my prediction they will
soon destroy all the little safety
Mechanically and •dmttflcally
oort.it fur gre U'ist security
Under all ro%d condition*. The
J ^ and shaped cuw
M alternate on beth sides of tho
I extra wide, heavy tread. Skld-
fl din* la nilnlmlxed. Parallel
Bar Haacs «t the "Pine Treea"
Mg and straight Center Line of
JPP trri<l nr« thick rubber studs
th.t as—it -wotug tL*
i wheels ' head uh."
Under the able management of our
live Chamber of Commerce and en-
terprising citizens who compose its
personnel, Norman is becoming
know commercially throughout the
state, and a number of wide-a-wake
business concern are being attracted
to our city. ,
Among those who have recently
become established here is the Secur-
ity Abstract company, which opened
for business about March 1, and is al-
ready recognized in real estate and
law circles, as a thoroughly compe-
tent fixture here.
M S. Robertson, its president, re-
cently of Purcell, a member of the
law firm of F-agieton and Robertson
has reccntlv purchased a home in
Norman and moved his family here,
having faith in Norman, where some
years ago he attended the universi-
Miss F. R. Stabler, secretary, re-
cently of Pauls Valley, where she
was similarly engaged in business,
has persuaded her parents to come |
here from Missouri, their former |
home, and they have purchased the,
home of Henry Meyer on South
RECENT FARM SALES
BY GILES WEIR INV. Co.
L. C Giles and W. C. Weir the
northwest quarter of section 7, 8
north, 2 west, to W. L. Th"™PS°T'
of Chickasha, consideration 52b,out).
Mr. Thompson comes to this section
for the benefit of the schools.
C,iles-Weir Investment company to
R R. Spencer of Duncan, southeast
quarter of section 33, 10 north, B. 3
west, $16000 consideration.
W L. Thompson to W. C. Bryan
I of Snyder lots 4 and S of section -,
8 North and 2 west, consideration
| $13,500. Mr. Bryan purchased a
| home here in Norman and is coming
I here for the benefit of the schools.
' Mr. E. F. Barnes to Minnie Lee
Scott. 96 acres of section 34, 7, 2, con-
Recent sales of city property
By F. O. Miller and Giles-Weir
Pohn Imhoff dwelling corner of
Main and Boulevard to Mr. Bond of
Duncan, consideration $5,000.
R C. Terrell property on College
avenue to R. A. Moore of Weather-
ford, purchase price $6,000.
Cora Abbott on Asp avenue to
Glenn D. Wasson, purchase price
George W. Miller property: on
South Peters to B. H. Rackley of Pur-
cell. purchase price $9,000.
Tom Rose property on East Sym-
mes street to Lee Sandfort of Ver-
den, purchase price $2,500.
Glenn D. Wasson property on Asp
avenue to Prof. Robert C. Terrell.
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
Transfers recorded in the office of
the county clerk yesterday follow:
George Kuhar and wife to L. H.
Ilastington, I. S. Allen, S. A. Thomp-
son F. J. McGinley, and C. J. Anhalt
the south half of the north half of
■lie southeast quarter of section 35
in township 9 north, range 1 west,
T E. Smith and wife to C. A. Rich-
ards and wife lot 8 in block 5 of the
original townsite of Norman, consid-
1. R. Pyles and wife to T. E. Smith |
lit' 8 in block 5 of the original town- ,
site of Norman, consideration $5,000- j
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The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 51, Ed. 1 Sunday, June 20, 1920, newspaper, June 20, 1920; Norman, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc114375/m1/6/: accessed March 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.