Drumright Evening Derrick (Drumright, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 364, Ed. 1 Friday, March 26, 1920 Page: 3 of 8
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Has" L'svi for 8n ke .
Is there such a thing as a snake
iorerl Just ask the' keeper of the
reptile house who has fioeri there foi>
years, anrl he will tell "you snakes are
beautiful and kind. Of course, you
cun.'t expect too much Intelligence, hut
he has one hog-nosed snake who was
the pet of an old Quaker for years,
and the reverend gentleman read the
Hlble to him every night, which he
seemed to enjoy hearing. This sport
has been denied him lately, since the
Plea for Natural History.
We content ourselves with a knowl-
edge of the tongues, and a little skill
in philology, or history, perhaps, and
antiquity; and neglect that which to
me seems more material. I mean na-
tural history. I do not discommend or
derogate from those other studies; I
should betray mine own ignorance
and weakness should 1 do so; I only
wish they might not altogether jostle
and exclude this. I wish that this
might be brought In fashion among
us.—John Hay (1691).
Nation's "Balance of Trade."
"Balance of trade" Is an expression
used by political economists To Indi-
cate the difference between the value
I of the exports and Imports of a coun-
try. This theory of the balance of
trade grew out of the mercantile
theory, which considers the possession
of gold to be the chief object of trade.
Hence, there rose the belief that a na-
tion increases in wealth to the extent
that the money value of its exports
exceeds that of Imports.
The ancient Greeks dedicated the
rose to Harpocrntes, the God of Si-
lence. and garlands of roses were
draped over the doors of rooms In
which debates or conferences were
tftking place In token that words
which were spoken "sub rosa"—under
the rose—were secret and not to be
repeated outside. Hence our use of
the term tc denote something told In
Memorial to Great Scientist.
The original home and laboratory of
Pr. Joseph Priestly, the chemist who
; ox.vg< , in 177-1. a frame
house, ineatfd on 1 lie banks of the
Susquehanna river at Northumberlaic:
Ins tire" I -lif by graduate chemists
of the Pennsylvania State college, who
plan to move it to the college campus
111 Philadelphia arfH make it a lasting
memorial to the great scientist.
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Explains Sodom and Gomorrah.
Bricks cemented together with dr • d
petroleum have curiously enough, bee
found in large quantities In Xlnc\oh
and Babylon. The oil-bearing and sul
phur-impregnated shales of the valley
of the Head sea, which are now being
developed, supplied the "hrimstoin
and fire" which destroyed Sodom and
Family Men Favored.
In one chemical factory In Switzer-
land, which is representative of other
Chemical ami dye concerns, married
men receive 10 per cent more a week
than single men engaged In the same
occupation, and still above this mar-
ried men receive ,ri4 cents a week ex-
tra for each chilli under fifteen years
Many Countries Ahead of Us.
In normal times Norway, Sweden,
Denmark. Holland, France. Belgium,
Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Aus-
tria. Hungary, Spain and Portugal all
publi.-sh luoie books In proportion to
population than the I'nlted States
publishes, and their books have a
New Kind of Linen.
Textlllt consists of ti paper thread
nnil a fiber thread twisted together,
and, though the percentage of long
fiber is very small. It Is claimed
have yielded products that the un-
initiated cannot distinguish from the
former linen undl Jute fabrics.
Name Hard to Ascertain.
I lor!rude found a cut and shortly
after a neighbor asked her lis name,
"lib, I don't know yet," answered, the
youngster; "I called it every cat name
ami it won't meow to any of them."
Once In a while you meet a friend
w ho is so glad of fi chance to help you
nut of trouble that he Is almost will-
ing to help you Into some for the sake
of showing you.
The letters In the alphabet* of the
\roi1(! vary from 12 to "(VJ in number.
The Hawaiian alphabet has the small-
est number, the Tartarian the largest.
The Crown's Share.
Under Ifagllsh common law, the
shore that lies between low and high
fide belongs to the crown.
3,000,000 Matches a Minute.
The civilized nations of the world.
It Iihh Icmsi computed, strike 3,000,000
matches every minute of the 24 hours.
/Bio Consumption of Molsaus.
AkpproxluiKU'ly 70,'*>0.1100 gallons of
notnMae# are used annually la th«
M««hc4*r« sf fssds.
The Best Known Matt in the World
Darede vil Jack.
A fATHE SERIAL
MARCH 26 and 27
MATHILDA K. DALLMF
Granite Ware Sale
Saturday and Monday, March 27 and 29
This is all triple coated enameled on heavy steel
base and Exceptional Bargains while they last
v.. ^ v ' I
Mathilda K. Dallmeyer of Jefferson
City, Mo„ chairman of the Cole county
Republican women's committee and
member of the state committee from
the ei(jhth conaressional district. She
campaigned in 1914 in 17 counties and
la the first woman elected to public
office In Missouri. She is vice presi-
dent of the Republican Club of Mis-
souri and the only woman officer of
the Federation of All Republican Clubs
1 Quart handled stcwer 40c values only 20c
6x9 Vegetable Dish 35c value only .
2 Quart handled stewer 60c value only 30c
6x9 Oval Vegetable Dish ' 35c '
1 Quart Mixing Bowls 35c valueoniy 15c
1 Qt Covered Pails 40c value only
9 Inch Frying Pans 40c value only . . 15c
2 Qt Covered Pails 75c value onlv
10 Inch 1 rying Pans 50c value only . 20c
Many Qlher Bargains on Hand
Notice to all Contractors in
Drumright and Vicinity
Notice Is hereby given that the
plans and specifications for the
Methodist Episcopal Cliuroh to be
erected In Drumright are now on file
in the Office of A. N. Boatman In the
City of Drumright whore they may
be seen by all contractors desiring
to submit a general bid for th. entire
job or Bpecisl bids for any part of
the job. Bids are to be oponed in the
above naoied office on tbe 28th day
of March, 1920 at 1:30 P. If. All
bids mult be sealed, and bidder*
must be propared to give sufficient
Board of Trustees,
By ▲. N. eastman, Bes'y.
Norfolk Hardware & Furniture Co. I
Where Quality Predominates . . .
W. C. T. U. WEEKLY MEETING
The \V. C. T. U. will hod their
weekly meeting at the Christian
church at Si o'clock p. m. Friday
All members are requested to be pres-
Bong, All Hatf the Powar of Jesus
Address, Mrs. Hoglor.
Bong, Ixrence Ash, piano Irene Chris-
Talk, Americanization, Mrs. Hild.r-
Solo, Mrs. E.1 K. Stsndlty .
Talk, How, when and where we need
our eClcia) Gapers. ■ leasts, and
Address, Connection of State Mach-
inery with Federal Machinery for
the the enforcement of the 18tb
Amendment. Rev. Lackey.
Call for new members.
Supper visit. 6 o'clock tn church.
Music, Miss Irene Christian.
Invocation by Psntor.
Song by audience.
Work for lnforeemest where yor are.
Song, Imogene Conrington.
Address, Miss Hoglar.
Song, Lnrence Ash.
Replug, Mrs. Graham.
Address, Child Welfare Morel, ■du-
ration aid ■ntorrejneftt. R«t. Pitts.
Rending, Fay Maasen.
Silver Offering. Q
Rending, Mrs. Russell.
THE SALVATION ARMY
Hall 214, W. Broadway.
Tbubuiv open air 7.0« p. m
Thursday, open air 7: MO p. m.
Thursdry, Indoor*. 7 41. p m.
Satuidsy, open air 7 >« j> in
Saturday, indoors 7:4(. p m.
Bundsy, open air 10 3V a in
Soud.y indoors 11 00 a at
Sum ay, open air 7 00 d. in
tiuuluy, i minors 7:41 r u .
body nardUUiv invited SB at
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SOIT AND VELVETY. Money
bcc:< 11 net tnihdy (.hand.
Notlinew fi-K cr.«J.u/-.L. . Adhere* until
UHtshcd oil. Prevents svnbuvn end retunj
of dimvlorMloni. A million dehqhted o «ri
prove it* tupotior cuai'u. t ouvicr Unit:
Flesh, llnkf brunette, V/hiie.
A k Heifiaf Todat Codtot, « * Cj I'-u
W ti4ill Cwpii], P*rn, l«m, IK S. A.
6KATEST HAIR TONIC ON EARTH
IIVPH aiBTKRfi WITH TMI LgNIIEST AND
MOU1 aeAUIf^UL MAin IN TKt VO'ilC HVINO
PROOFS QF ITS MLRl tS
Steps Faliine Hair. The oldest prep-
aration of tli<> kind In u>e. Ha* at ixl
ffee test (or ever IE jfsrA and it
to-ti«y inure titff.iTftr thar. ever,
SCiAl.P OLKANHB, tlje tit*—Dan
limff Remedy. It fmySC/cn the dan-
druil genu. For shaniptioitig, it hax
ff nd 10 ccr.ta for trinl aize of eithar
Tobic or Scalp Cleaner to-—
Seven Sutherland Sisters
242 Bradhurst Ave.
New York Citf
Reffti'ar St2t on Sale il ill Good Druggists
Spend lour Money
with your home merchants.
They help pay the tmxea,
Veep tio the acHocls, build
ro*d« end make this a com-
munity worth while. You
will find the advertising of
the best ones in thii# paper.
J ,S \] linhi'M.
Sift > f*)l f.l: K
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. ... Cur« ib «sj vt nil.1.' cou*
ninded f >r toc Ireatmi-ol u;
_ h. Kcrrro*, «rnrm. aau
relief, arid is (told ti- ibt* druff
f-ht c . urtct rr&fcruaiff th^i
purcu M« p.-ir9, 76c, will b*
rromptly nfusilfd U o>tty 6,-hni,
IhBMi-ukuiiott. TrrBbnt' aalri
III our cutk. ft>r locaUf b,
that Is Always tr e Policy of Th«
Gould Service Stat!on
We ei:imlne your battery carefullj
lltlon. If It only needs refilling wi
tell you so If it l« worth repairing w
a'ill tell you so. It It 1s nor we advlst
you to get a new uue. All battery r
pairing is done by a buttery expert oi
one year adjustment b.wW-
Get .i iiex fcpark plug aud hare you)
trouble over with. It will lire even l
KOU-W oil. Bent that, iJica plug.
Phone 321, 226 E. P.roadway
\ ADVERTFSING IS NEWS R K
* Advertising is plain, d.wnnl,s
rutin, ueceaaary a.wa. Did voi*
% ever stop ts think, folks, wha24tli
* a funny world it w.old b. i Ever
* there was ■« advertisingT TjTT
V Th. advM-tasensMtB mt
% Drumright merchants as
* appsar each day tn th. wi>ln|ATi.
V Derrick aro >ast as .
« to your (Wie .f ttv+m M^OSlte
* "letd sttry" on th. to.it*
% Stn dying ths ads nwy
> prove the truth .f I
« MAKE ur Y<xm %T
X UbT kAwM l*ORi%
% TMK DKUMKM1T.
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