The Stroud Democrat (Stroud, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 38, Ed. 1 Friday, June 27, 1919 Page: 1 of 8
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STROUD, UNCOLN COUNTY OKLAHOMA. JUNK 27, 1919
When You Are
HUNGRY or THIRSTY
ALL KINDS OF REFRESHING
DRINKS AND STEFFEN'S
Come To Sfroud To
Celebrate The 4th
The arrangements for the Big
Celebration at Stroud is moving
along in leaps and bounds. There
willtbe races of every discription
Ceding 0? Returned
Soldiers And Sailors.
Lincoln County's soldier veter-|
ans of the World War will meet
in Chandler at the District Court'4^
room on Tuesday afternoon, .July i <$■
tween Davenport and Stroud will; American Legion for Lincoln
be one of the drawing cards of j County. It is urgently requested
day. At 6 o'clock in the after-! that every returned soldier make
dji noon we have been promised the a special effort to be there and
landing of an aeroplane that will
be passing over from Tulsa to
^ Oklahoma City, so be sure and be
on hand to see this wonderful ex-
position. There will be plenty of
4§s ice water for every one and a
4t M. W. WITHERS, Prop.
STROUD, OK LA
I M. D. OARAGE M. D.
MADDOX & DEMOSS, Proprietors.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
place prepared for you to eat and
The city ordinance prohibiting
the sale and firing of fire works
has been amended so that you
can get all you wont on that day
to make a big racket.
A full and complete program
will be found in the columns of
this paper. Read every line of it
and join the crowd next Friday
■luly 4th that will be coming to
Stroud to participate in the big
j celebration we are going to have
Don't forget the place—Stroud
and let all of the chiidren see the
Aeroplane when it arrives.
help in the organization and get
in on the charter roll.
Plans will be considered at the
meeting for making a big drive to
give every soldier a chance to
join at the Fourth of July celebra-
tion at Chandler. This plan it is
with cash prizes for the lucky 1st, at one o'clock for the purpose, 4^
winners, A big ball gamfc be-Jof organizing a I'ost of the <%l
thought will produce results since 4\
the Tulsa Post got over 1500 J
members with such a drive in one j
The meeting will be short and
every returned soldier should be
there to help start the ball rolling.
The Legion is a patriotic organiza-
tion of veterans of the Wcrld
War organized for patriotic pur-
poses and the keeping alive of the
spirit of the Republic and for
fraternal association. At present
under the rules any one who serv-
ed in the army, navy or marines
before the 11th of November,
litis can become a member.
Hall Caine's W onderful Love Story
IN SIX REELS
A Stupendous Production Starring America'*
Screen Favorities, Earl Williams and Edith
Story and an All Star Cast.
What the New York papers says:
"Unquestioned success." Mail.
"Most notable Motion picture."—Tribune.
"Forcibly presented photo-play."—Press.
"Most elaborate photo-drama ever made. "—Telegraph,
"The Christian is a wonderful achievement. Globe.
"Biggest and most wonderful picture ever seen."—
"The Christian never appeared to better advantage."—
Journal of Commerce.
AUTO REPAIRING BY
Gasoline, Oil and Auto Accessories. Goodrich Fires.
Jitney Service In Connection.
Mrs. S. F. Arthur of Lecoma,
Mo., her son, Ensign Samuel H.
Arthur, daughter, Mrs. Hamilton
Bradford and little granddaugh-
ter. Marion Bradford, visited
Thursday and Friday of last
week with the family of I). G.
Dodds. Mr?. Arthur is an aunt
of Mrs. Dodds. Ensign Arthur
is a graduate of the U. S. Naval
Academy at Indianapolis, < lass of y[gT
ice he will assist in bringing
boys home from Europe.
Through the curtesy r.f the
School Board the Chautauqua
comittte has secured the Auditor-
ium of the new high s'hool for
Chautauqua programs this season.
This will be a great improve-
ment over holding the program
in the usual tent as the auditor-
ium has plenty of good com-
fortable seats and will be much
ments for one of the best
games ever seen in Lincoln Coun-
ty when Stroud League clashes
with Davenports best.
11119, where he won his>h honors
in atheletics having made
Varsity foot baH team in his
Freshman year and the \ arsity
crew in his second year. He
spent his twenty-one days leave Elder J. I. Martin of
visiting relati\es in Oklahoma has been asked by some of the
atid Missouri after which he will Baptist to meet a Holleness man
report at. New York for duty his in bebate on creed in Lincoln
assignment being in the Naval County. Notice of the date will
Transport Service in which serv-1 be published later.
More than $220,000,000 has
been loaned to farm ts by the
Federal Farm Land banks, at a
low rate of interest and on long
terms. Prior to the passage of
the Farm Loan act, farmers paid
from 8 to 15 per cent for short-
term loans. ^ et Republican hos-
tility to anything accomplished
by Democrats is so intense that a
Republican Congressman wculd , cooler than the tent.
exempt the Farm Loan bonds
July the 4th will be Tag Day from taxation, destroy the sys- BAPTIST CHURCH
for the Salvation Army Drive and t tern and restore the farmers to Remember that the Fifth Sun-
the Stroud Committee wishes to the clutches of the mortgage ,]ay Meeting of the Lincoln Coun-
ask every one here to get their bankers. ty Missionary Baptist Association
tag at Stroud so that this district — will he in session with 11s here
will get the credit. Walter Martin and family of beginning Friday morning at j
— Oilton and Mrs. S. A. Harmon 10:30. Also that there will be
See the Ball tiame at 4 0 clock spent Saturday and Sunday with dinner on the ground Saturday
and Sunday. Be sure and bring
1m ever made, Edith
It's a masterpiece, a wonderful
The Christian is the best acted
Story, as Glory Quayle, gives a vivid impersonation of
Viola Allen's greatest part. Her performance will stand
comparison with the best dramatic stars. Earl William ,
in portraying John Storm—a type of mat) who is almost a
religious fanatic, accomplishes equally brilliant work as
Miss Story. It is the best of the many great performances
he has given the screen In their support is the finest cast
of stars ever seen in one picture.
To Our Patrons; This feature will satisfy you with
thrills aside from the clean moral story, the story never
loses contact with the book, and readers of any of Hall
Caine's books Know that they are always wonderfully real.
June 28 to July 2
the Ball Game at 4
Curry is making arrange- j^rs. Stella Harmon and daughter.
• some well filled baskets.
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. SvvatTord Come enjoy the addresses
have eleven cherry trees in their ! well as the dinners.
yard and they canned 32 quarts B. A. Etheredge, Pastor.
Stroud and sold *l8,()0 Wonh
The farmers and business men
Willie Cook, Oscar Inman and of Stroud and vicinity agreed to ment but of the
Paul Price were some of our boys buy *700.00 worth of season tick-
home from the ets as a guarantee to get the
Chautauqua to come to Stroud.
— As nothing counts on this guar-
army Tue day.
We are promised by our Chau-
tauqua Superintendent, W. S.
Farris, a good, clean, up to the
minute program with every person
entering the platform an artist in
his or her line.
He sryshe makes ihisstatement
not according to his own judje-
have heard them this season.
In many cases the community
desired a returning date for the
entire program. If it .vere not
THE POWER OF
Your Dollar cannot do what it used to do for you. You must there-
fore be careful to spend it where it will do th MOST for you. The
thre; ost important things which your Dollar can get for you are:
FOOD, CLOTHING, SHELTER.
As compared with its former purchasing power your Dollar will buy
2-5ths as much Clothing,
1-2 as much Food,
But 2-3rds as much Building Materials.
Cet Maximum Power From Your Dollars. Build now before lumber
advances in proportion toother commodities.
antee except the receipts from ^ur l^'s Chautauqua corning
the ale of season tickets all who Stroud 0nr people would not have
intend to attend the Chautauqua the opportunity of hearing these
are requested to see the comittee people of such wido reputation
before Saturday noon and secure I hese people have put their
tn-kt , They will be on sale at '>fo «ttort, into their subjects and
are delivering them from their
souls. This explains why they
have made 3uch a success.
Mr Farris says he has had:
numbers of people mention to
him that one performance was
worth the price of a season
Mr. Farris says two of th<v
lectures c'eals with the war con-1
the First National Bank and
B> securing these season tick-
ets you will be able to see the
; entire Chautauqua for what three
or t'< ur single admission tickets
wou Id cost and at the same time
you will be helping our farmers
and business men to bring this
good wholesome entertainment t° i ditiona, but not on the horrors of
ONE S1R0KE OF
Killed Head of Cattle
owned by Mr. .J. A. Justice.
Luckily he was protect-
ed by one of our Combina-
tion Farm Policies.
This makes 11 head of
cattle we have paid Mr. Jus-
tice for in two years.
Our Loses Paid
During April and May runs
up into thousands of dollars.
i our community.
Town Ordinance I'ertaining to
sale of fire works in the Town of
Stroud, Oklahoma, has been
amanded by the board of Trustees
in and for the Town of Stroud,
Oklahoma, to permit the sale of
lire works on the :lrd and 4th
days of July.
By order of the board
H O. McSpadden W. A. Had ley
Clerk Chairman j
I Simpson Lumber Co. g
ii. These men have a great vision
of another side of this question, j
Mr. McBirriie deals with what
the war has meant to the dili'er-'
ent individual who went to the i
war. He beina one of them, it
was the means of them getting a
\ ision of a greater life. His sub-
ject is the soul of a soldier.
('apt. I/Higher deals with the
national questions in regard to
why we entered the war, what
our boys fought for, our financial
If you are not
Insurance, call us
get our figures.
Phone 57. Stroud
(Successor to F. J. Dowell)
JOHN P. BARTON. ^
I. A. Milstead, Agriculturist;condition before the war and how one who call hir el t'.ll red
for the Frisco was in town Tues- we stand now, the greatest people,blooded, in cent .\merican
day getting statistics of our crops in th< world, and why do people to hear this great message which
here and making a rough estimate think so been prepared lor the
of the number of cars that will This man speaks with authority American people.
be needed to ship them out. as he is in the intellectual depart- The other lecturers and enter-
ment on war conditions, therefore (tainers are equally as strong and
What do you say Doc, let's go i he deals with facts. pieasing and promises to maku
| to Stroud the 4th. Mr. Farris wishes to see every v;ood.
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Whitmore, R. J. The Stroud Democrat (Stroud, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 38, Ed. 1 Friday, June 27, 1919, newspaper, June 27, 1919; Stroud, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc120548/m1/1/: accessed May 23, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.