Drumright Evening Derrick (Drumright, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 136, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 26, 1918 Page: 5 of 8
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THE DRUMRIGHT DERRICK
WITH k L
Corner Broadway and
OPPOSITE THE STEEL FLAG POLE
We are located there with a full line of
We invite all our old customers to come and
inspect our stock and store.
We have many bargains to offer the public.
Don't let the hot weather keep you away.
We have a cool place with seats to rest and
ice water to drink.
Edwards Merc. Co.
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Are You Hot?
• The Electric Fan With a 5
No Name hate are 9old by MaBsad
Merc. Agency. Phone 148.
OIL MEN TO STAGE
MAMMOTH FOURTH OF
BAG FEATURE OF OKLAHOMA
CITY AFFAIR WILL BE SALE
OF THRIFT STAMPS
(Special to Daily Derrick.)
Oklahoma City, June 2fi.—In com-
pliance with the proclamation sent out
from Washington by the National
Council of Defense asking that rous-
ing bi« patriotic celebrations be held
wherever possible on the Fourth of
July the Oil and Mining Men's asso-
ciation of Oklahoma City is prepar
ing the biggest celebration ever held
in the state, but will go the National
Council of Defense one better and
hold a two day celebration July 3
The biggest and best feature of the
whole celebration is the fact that
thrift stamps will be given for all
money spent on the grounds, with the
exception of expenditures for soft
drinks, cigars and lunch.
The program has been made com-
plete in every detail for both days,
;ind many features cannot fail to ap-
peal to every one. On both days the
celebration will open at 11 o'clock
wit ha grand baby show, at which
nearly ont hundred prizes ranging
from thrift stamps to silver loving
coups and a Baby Grand piano will be
given away. A special prize of a sil-
ver loving cup will be g.ven each day
for the prettiest baby entered regard-
less of age, size or clothes All
babies under five years of age can be
ei\tered in the contest.
To the i'jvers of rport the big fea-
ture of the celebration each day will
be the polo games between the Okla-
homa City team and Fort Sill team
on the .}rd and between two teams
from Fort Sill on the -1th. The polo
plays from the fort are the champions
of the woild.
The balance ef the program in-
elxid' s hor.se races by some of the best
horses in the state, running races by
oldiers and their mounts from Fort
Ueno. Ford races, motor cycle races,
iioy Scout parade, the "Road to Ber-
linc'* where you can see the kaiser
buried alive, a mask ball at night and
the crown feature of botn days will
be. « masked Madri Gras carnival at
night at wnith several silver loving
cups will be give nawuy for tjhe
linest, funniest and most novel cos-
tume. Oklahoma C'ty extends an in-
vitation to everybody in the state to
come, join in having a good time and
rolling up a record for the sale of
tlirift stampr that will never be
"quailed in the United States.
MAYOR PROCLAIMS WAR SAVINGS DAY
A proclamation designating Friday, June 28, as National War Savings
Day and urging the people of thifc. commuinty to co-operate and lend
their best energies to the succe3sfu' sale of %war savings stamps or that
day, and ordering all stores and business houses closed between the hours
of 2 and 4 o'clock in the afternoon, waa issued today by Mayor W. E.
Nicodemus. The proclamation follows:
Pursuant to a proclamation of the President of the IJnited States
and the Governor of Oklahoma, I, W. E. Nicodemus, mayor of the city ofi
Drumright, hereby proclaim Friday. June 28, as National War Savings
I direct all city officials to close their offices at 2 o'clock in the after-
noon on that day, and all business men to close ♦heir stores and places of
business between the hohrs of 2 anck-4 o'clock* in order that all may par-
ticipate in the war savings drive andTkssiatj ift rhaking the event a memor*
able one in the history of the city and the nation.
I ask all patriotic citizens to re3j$ond to the call cf the President and
Governor and to assemble at the designated place sand give their subscrip-
tions for war savings stamps.
Given under my hand and the seal of the City of Drumright, this
twentieth day of June, nineteen hundred and eighteen.
W. E. NICODEMUS, Mayor
Attest: BART FOSTER, City Clerk.
At their meeting June 18 tlie
iocu! order of Moose pledged
$1,000 for their members and
as): all L. O- O. M. to buy their
W. S. S. from one of the eom-
Billy Klingler, Jack Ulrey,
V. J. Nutt, N. B. Mclntyre, A.
L. Norwood, A. K. Kline, E. C.
Morris, P. D. Edwards, G. A.
McEIyca, Streetcr Johnson.
Ideal Electric Co
North of P. O.
We Are Moving
To Our New Location in the Old Busy Bee
Building on Broadway and Will Be
Open For Business
Monday, June 24
With a Complete Stock of Staple and Fancy
Groceries, Cured Meats, Baked Goods and
Spot Cash Grocery
There will be an irrr-'
June 27 at 8:30
All must attend.
Mrs. M. Mclntyre'
New furniture for four rooms for
sale or will trade for car. Phone 024.
AND TEXAS NOW
CAFE ROBERTS OPEN
Announcing the opening of the
Cafe Roberts for
Luncheon, 1 hursday 11 a. m.
Floyd Pegg has leased the cafe fix-
tures from Zahner & Queensware Co.
The cafe will be under his propriet-
orship and personal management.
OPEN FOR BUSINESS
THURSDAY II A. M.
% WAGONER & HILL %
i \ LAWYERS %
\ Room? 3. 4 and 5, Bennett Bldg. %
N Phone 159 \
V Corner Broadway and Pennsyl- N
V vania avenue. %
A. R. Ewing, Prop
D. D. S.
Phone 334 Koom 105
Drumright, Canfiald Bldf.
BONE-DRY LAW BFXAVr EF-
FECTIVE AT MIDNIGHT
(By Associated Press.)
Austin, Texas, June 2f>.—T ev ^ he
came officially " dry" todry when a
Kill enacted bv a special session of the
legislature which prohibit?7 the man- j
ufacture or sale of intoxicants within
the state became a law. The remain-
ing saloons —numbering between 300
and 400. according to records in the
comptroller'* office wh'ch were outbid p
the limits prescribed by the 10-mile
zone around camnr of military in-
struction,1 are thus banished.
Notg.sa'oon. brewery or d'stillery
remains lawfully in operation in the
Both interstate and intrastate ship-
ments of liquor are prohibited by an-
other law enacted by the legislature.
The only way any Texan can get liquor
without vio'ating the law is to go
ouf of the state, purchase it and bring
:t back himself for his personal use.
It is expected that constitutionality
of the law will be tested. But since
tFe higher courts of the state recess
for their summer vacation the last
of the present month, and do not con-
gene again until October, court action
designed to interrupt enforcement of
the law may not be taken for several
i The chief contention against the
11 iw'g constitutionality is that it vio-
lates that provision which accords lo-
' eel option to counties.
The lav/ permits the use of alco-
holic stimulant* as medicines "in case
j of ec'tual sickness" if purchased on
| written prcscr ptior of a physician.
I lTso cf alcohrl also is peim'tted for
j sacramental, scientific or mechanical
Violat on of anv provision of the
1 ret constitutes a fe!ony r nd involves
a penitentiary :cnt nce of one to five
Mrs. Homer Wilson has returned
from a visit with her husband and
friends in Wichita Falls, Texas.
C. B. WHITESIDE & CO.
J. F. Rolette., Mgr.
Drumrig hlState Bank Bldg. Phone 225
Car load of 1918
V ' • '
2 Roadsters and
2 5-Passenger cars
K. P. Motor Co.
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Drumright Evening Derrick (Drumright, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 136, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 26, 1918, newspaper, June 26, 1918; Drumright, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc148503/m1/5/: accessed June 27, 2022), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.