Drumright Evening Derrick (Drumright, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 108, Ed. 1 Friday, May 18, 1917 Page: 1 of 8
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SPECIAL Today & Saturday—Ginghams, 10 Yds. 78c—Our Big Sale Going On At St. Joe Bargain Store
VOLUME THREE. NUMBER 108.
Old School Board
Issues New Call
For An Election
DRUMRIGHT, OKLAHOMA, PR ID A'. MAY 18. 1917.
FIVE CENTS PER COPY
The old school board, as we will
designate them, are today issuing a
new call for an excess tax levy elec-
tion. They are now getting down to
"hard tacks," as this call upon the
face of it appears to be legal in every
way, they say.
Their estimate includes the monies
receivable from other sources
MORE OIL WELLS
above all is issued by the board them- j come wm
selves. This call appears in another
column of this issue of the Derrick.
The estimate provides for the sum of
The timber has been hauled and a |
: :g built on the (?ollett place 24-18-4,,
on the north side of the river west; Fe depot.
of Cushing. Many of the farmers in j They immediately formed in line
nies ! this vicinity have been anxious to i headed by the Seymour army band of
antl I =>.* drilling begun here and the out-1 Louis and marched west on Broad-
St. Louis Delega-
tion Visits Drum-
At 9:10 a. m. this morning the, Gaynor-Barnett Dress Goods Co.,
special train bringing the St. Louis T. W. Gaynor, president.
delegation from the St. Louis Cham-1 Koken Barbers' Supply Co., Ray
ber of Commerce arrived at the Santa 1 Ervin, sales manager.
Meyer Bros. Drug Co., A. C. Meyer.
Gass-Langenberg Hat Co., Roy T.
ers Should Be
Nurs-Zucker Neckwear Co., H. H.
Sloan-Force Hat Co., G. Kay Wil-
will be looked forward to with : ^ PennsyIvania avenue. There
Cushing Independent. ^ j j n tl trol.e up, the band forming
in the center of tl\e street and play- lard, president.
! ing for the citizens of Drumright. Terminal Railroad a
| The party was formed into various \\. llitnam.
, , , ... .. ..! committees, each committee visiting St. Louis Furniture Market associa-
Inasmuch as it has been stated that I o.mmmee^ John G Fleck.
$130,899.66 to be raised by this spe-
cial levy, and is drawn up in such a
manner as there is very litle doubt inasmuch as it nas Deen stateu um i , .
in the minds of the old b° rd ! the committee now at work on the . ^ office. of the Derrick was St. Louis Furniture Market asaoeia
as to its passing the courts shouldI it, Sunday closing propositon is working:- • F L(?(, secre. t:on> joseph G. Miller.
be assailed. The election is set for .ncjer the auspices of the churches - t y . Managers Roberts, Johnson & Rand Shoe Co.,
Monday, May 28. . we wish to correct the statement by S^™S^8pfper r p Jenkin,
o ! ^ylnpr that. n,° w weC°aTln heartv ' man attached to the' staff of the St. St. Louis Union bank, F. J. D. Car-
It-en appointed, but we are in he< > p0st-Dispatch. • tor, assistant cashier.
FIRE ALARM THIS AFTERNOON empathy with the move and will CO- I-oms ^ ^ ^ ^ d „y Harris-Polk Hat Co., James W.
\ operate if necessary and will be glad PNic^demus members of the Harris, president.
About 2:30 this afternoon the hre , when the Sabbath morning shall find - ^ ^ esentative of the Campbell Iron Co., Stuart Camp-
alarm was sounded, the alarm being us as other cities. vV(>niro- Derrick I bell, vice president.
turned in from the Drumright steam We wish to express our apprecia- . . y t f the firms anj Lammert Furniture Co., Wm. B.
laundry. : tion to those whose names appeared ^™e's^tine them: • rapc
The fire was in the residence at in yesterdays Derrick as being will- - foi-ljitt
123 Feedral street. The wall paper ing to close on the Sabbath day.
back of the gas stove in the kitchen (Signed)
caught fire, very little damage being H. H. SHELDON, M. E. Pastor.
t!one j R. W. LACKEY, Paptist Pastor.
Beck & Corbitt Iron Co.,
Roach, sales manager.
B. Carlos Clothing Co., R. L. Hilde-
| brand, advertising manager.
Exercises At High-
Commencement exercises at the Dr. Stratton D. Btooks, delivered
High school last evening was an event.! the class ^dress and presented the
which will long live in the history of
the school system of Drumright. The
graduating class this year was the
largest in the history of the school.
The following seniors comprised
the graduating class:
Belding Bros. & Co., Albert W.
Gray, general manager.
Blackwell-Wielandy Book and Sta-
tionery Co., Colsus Grear, secretary.
Broderick & Rascon Rope Co., John
K. Broderick, sales manager.
Butler Bros., Wm. H. Ball, jr., as-
i: istant sales manager.
i Carlston Dry Goods Co., Jesse L.
Dittman Shoe Co., PHif A. Becker,
The Drygoodsman, Harry L. Davis.
Levis-Zukoski Mercantile Co., Ivan
Osborne, sales manager.
Mechanics-American National bank, man, president.
C H Chase Associated Furniture Manufac-
National Bank of Commerce, A. L. turers, Edw. C. Maetten, treasurer
Weissenborn, assistant cashier. j Morisse Lace & Embroidery Co., W.
Rosenthal-Sloan Millinery Co., A. J. Morisse.
Majestic Mfg. Co., Carl E. Rosmer,
Mississippi Valley Trust Co., James
Hess & Culbertson Jewelry Co.,
Leo J. Vogt, treasurer.
Woodward & Tierman Ptg. Co.,
Amos-James Grocer Co., Wm. M.
Con P. Curran Ptg. Co., Paul C.
Haynes-Langenberg Mfg. Co., E.
I: Langenberg, vice president.
Wilson Ptg. Co., Albert Von Iloff-
The teachers of the city of Drum-
right have worked faithfully during
the past year. They have worked just
as faithful the past month as they
have during the rest of the year. The I
school term is up, and the teachers j
want to go to their various homes, j
And before they go they want their
•money—they arc entitled to it. May- ■
be they need it—no doubt they do. j
But whether they need it or not they 1
should be paid.
They have honestly earned their
money. They are not responsible for |
ihis legal tangle, if you wish to call |
it such. They should not be made the
. ictims of a wrangle of two boards
that are fighting for position on the
board of education of the city of
Mr. Logan, clerk of the old board,
stated to a Derrick reporter last even-
ing that the salary warrants for the
last month's salary for the teachers
would be drawn up in proper form,
and in the office of the newly elected
treasurer, Mrs. Bridges, Saturday
Legally there is no doubt of these
warrants going through. But it is
doubted if there is one on either
board that would want to see them
held up. It would result in no ulti-
mate good for the school system of
the city of Drumright. If the city of
Drumright was to use their teachers
this way they would, no doubt, have
no little trouble in the future beforo
securing another staff of teachers
such as we have now.
No doubt it will be claimed that it
is a legal question whether the old
board lias the ri.;ht to issue these war-
rants. The same would apply to the
ne wboard. In a way the treasurer is
up against it as she does not know
which is the legal board, or what
warrants to acknowledge.
However, one thing is certain. One
of these bodies will eventually be
declared tho legaal school board.
Why can't theso men get together
and act jointly in this matter and see
that the teachers obtain their money?
Mcclure a truce in this instance and
see that these teachers get that which
they have honestly earned.
U c. V. REUNION
U. C. V. reunion, Washington, D.
C., June 4 to 8. Round trip from
Oklahoma City $39.60. Tickets on
sile June 1 to 2. Good returning
June 21. Privilege of extension July
6 by depositing ticket and payment of
00c. For further information in re-
lord to rate, service and route, write
1 . B. Price, D. P. A., Frisco System,
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Phone the Derrick the news.
class with their diplomas. The theme A. Tucker.
of his subject was the present na- i
tional crisis. He showed where the
issue of human liberty was the great- ■
est issue of today. He discussed the
stand taken by President Wilson
through the entire world's war up to
the present time. He described the uwd ^
old time chambers of torture in the f x,lUellert manager.
foreign countries and dealt on the Simmons Hardware Co., W. W.
advancement of the wotfd. : "Wixson.
Dr. Brooks de< very strongly Western Union Telegraph Co., G.
upon the necessity of keeping the w Mitchell, manager.
children in school. He showed where Southwestern Bell Telephone Sys-
niost of the trained and learned menjtpmi gen g. Read, second vice presi-
of the nations at war were at the dent
Merchants Exchange, Horace F.
Shapleigh Hardware Co., D. A. Uti- i Ketchum.
Ber j Edgar M. Jennings, insurance,
Star Clothing Mfg. Co., L. Luris, Pierce Bldg.
sales manager. ! Western Electric Co., Geo. E. Cul-
Anheuser-Busch Brewing associa- linin, western district manager.
tion, Edward B. Geisel. Vinsonhaler Shoe Co., Harry Vin-
Jos. T. Ryerson & Sons., A. N. sonhaler, secretary-treasurer
; front. How in time the men of this j g Merrell Drug Co.. Henry J. 111.
J country would be called upon to go gtolle, treasurer.
McElroy-Sioan Shoe Co., John Wil-
Aetna Life Insurance Co., J- W.
Robert E. Lee, train manager.
Louis W. Fasterling, trip secretary
United Cereal Co., Ltd., Quincy
St, L. & S. F. R. R. Co., Sam A.
,to the front and when that "time came j RiCe-Stix Dry Goods Co., Chas. H. Hughes, W. J. RAIford, Powers and
The following program was very we should have others here at home Becker. j Stanage and J. H. Cornatzer, general
ahlv carried out, every member of the that would have sufficient education! Rrovn Shoe Co., Robert D. Cor-, passenger agent.
hss being fuUy awarl that that event to take up th^ work and keep' our lett. | E. Metzonauer Bak.ng Powder Co.,
„.,,.!..„,1 „ stonnino- stone in their lives: schools running. He urged the m- Hamilton-Brown Shoe Co., H. S. I E. F. Jones, manager.
. l easing of the excess levy and urged Hunting, sales manager. i Leonard K. Wise, Central isatio
upon the people to vote these levies. Roberts, Johnson & Rand Shw bank.
o Co., Charles Reese, jr., sales mana- Ira W. Love, Geller. Ward & Has-
Upton Sinclair has proposed colo- ger. I ner Hardware Co.
nizing the former czar and all other Peters Shoe Co., Max P. Gaddis., Corticelli Silk Co., T. L. orn
rulers placed into the discard upon assistant sales manager. Trunk Co.. Wesco Supply Co., . •
Catalina island off Los Angeles. Why Friedman-Shelby Shoe Co., Paul B. Sickles Saddelry Co., Blanks- Noker
special favors? Catalina is a fine Jamieson, salaes manager. Candy Co., Herkert & Heisil runiv
resort as well as a splendid sheep Ely & Walker Dry Goods Co.. Wal- ' o., P. C. Murphy Trunk Co., pp e
range. ' iter McKittrick. treasurer. Hat Co., Straus Saddlery Co., '
' Subscribe for the Derrick. j J. M. Bloodworth, Mutual Life In- Johnson Soao Cp.
marked a stepping stone in their lives
Piano duet, "Summer Night," by
Strauss—Mesdames Crenshaw and
Invocation—Rev. H. H. Sheldon.
Vocal Solo—Celia Kri'obs.
Parcarolle, by Offedrdach—Girls
Class Address—Stratton D. Brooks.
Presentation of diplomas.
During the past year the children
of the Third ward have accomplished
moretoward decorating their school
ruoms and the grounds than a great
many children in schools of the big
The following is a list of pictures
purchased by the children for decora-
ting the walls of the rooms and the
manner in which the money was
"Children of the Stall," money
raised by selling show tickets on com-
mission; "Resurrection Morn," by
selling pictures of rooms taken by
Mr. Busby on a commission. This
is an imported print in colors. Smaller
pictures, Angelus, Innocence, Broken
Pitcher, The Lake, Avenue of Trees,
Daniel's Answer to the King, Mona
I.isa, Sistine Madonna, Feruzzi's
Madonna and one other, title un-
known. These pictures were paid for
I by voluntary contributions and by
funds received for operetta given at
| the Strand.
| Of their picture fund the children
have $46 remaining in the bank which
will be used next fall for improve-
ments at the building. They also have
taken in $15 from basket ball games,
of which $8.50 was used for a ball
J and the remainder to be used for pur-
chasing uniforms next fall.
The children of this ward won the
clean-up prize, which is a handsome
picture entitled "Sir Galahad." In
ail the children now own thirteen pic-
tures and have a balance in the bank
to their credit of about $50.
There being a contest as to who
constitutes the Board of Education of
School District No. 39, I, being treas-
urer, and not a part of said board,
jnd not taking part in the contro-
versy either way, am keeping in mind
that I am liable, together with my
bondsmen, for any money I might
pay as treasurer unless same were
paid on a legal warrant issued by u
I have no disposition to delay the
paying of any legal claims, and, the
di-trict court now being in session, I
am willing to sign an agreed stipula-
tion of facts, submit it to the court,
and abide by the court's decision as
to which board I shall recognize.
MRS. O. J. BRIDGES.
Drumright, Okla., May 18, 1917.
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i Tabasco Girls
Always a Big Picture Program
MAY 18—"Chimney Sweep"—2-reel Essanay drama;
"Romance and Roses"—1-reel Selig comedy.
MAY 19—"What Would You Do?"—2-reel Essanay
drama; "Otto's Carbaret"—1-reel Lubin comedy.
'Talking to China"
Very Funny Earce Comedy
Don't Miss a Single Performance
JACK MULHALL in
'The Hero of Hie Hour"
A Master-Play of Love in 5 Acts
Admission 5c and 10c
5 PER COPY
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