Drumright Evening Derrick (Drumright, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 146, Ed. 1 Monday, November 27, 1922 Page: 1 of 8
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EVERY MAN AND WOMAN IN DRUMRIGHT CAN HELP TOMORROW AT THE BUILDING OF THE PRESBYTERIAN SERVICE HALL
VOL 7. NUMBER 146
DRUMRIGHT, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1922
FIVE CENTS A COPY
TO TONE DOWN
Will Speak Just As He Chooses
He Say* to His Critics
\board Clemencoau'* l'rivate car j
ir route to Chicago, Nov. 27 Deep
in a campaign for 'France that already ;
lii." brought attack by Democrats he
well ls Republican on the senate
flior, « n1 criticism fro mthe British
;avcriiment, Georges Clamencoau
Tiger of France, today de<tared li"
wo:ld PP v.ik Ills piece out In Ills own
•••ay. no matter whom ho offended.
The French premier of war days, it
v. 1mrued today, lias received doz-
ens of telegrams from friends ar.d
wrll-wlshc rs of France urging; him to
ti down bis remarks ho that tin /
w ,11 not offend a portion of the tin
lion he cam • to win One telegram
urged him to "flay things that Amen
«n wants to hear and be expedient."
I did not romo her? to he ex-
pedient.' 'Ciemenceau declurod when
in received this message. ,4I ramp
h. .e to t«ll the truth, r did not come
to sj> pPasi.'ig things, hut to say ti"
iI.mikk ti.at would bo of value in mv
judgment to help preserve the peace
of the world."
••I have never been :i compromiser.
Now that I have one foot in the grave
least of all will I make sacrifice to
be expedient. I don't want a success
HOW A NEW PHONK SYSTEM STARTS
At Pressure of n Button bv Mayer W. E. Nicodemus the Con-
versation cf the City Is Shouldered
Like the birth of a new creature—
that wan the way of Drumright r
splendid modern telephone system
came to life late Saturday night. The
result of many months of labor "went
to work" it tile pressing of a button
The finest production of the labor*
rtories o." this century; the product
' t great ia'torles whero skilled men
worked; all erected at groat expenci
lure in Dr.imrlght oft?r more than
six months of uninterrupted work.—
ti.at is the new system.
It 1* built carefully and as w. 11 u.i
sk . can make P. It will stand ar.ft
glow with the growth e>f the city, a
living thing: if anything Inanimate
can have life and grow.
At lu: :io o'clock Saturday night a
group gathered around the switch-
bnird of the new system on the see-
< ml floor of the Drumright State bank
killdlng. Seated before a little white
button 011 a clerk ♦*> the center of the
loom was Mayor W. K. Nicodemus of
Drumright awaiting a signal
ci.rd. Someone spoke. The mavor
pushed the button
For thiee sacouds, perhaps. there
w: s silence in the room a little giri
in front cf the boa id jumped. "Nun-
l ei, pie a'so," she saiu.
A'.'l n f.fteen seconds the board
w is alive. Kittle white h gnats we e
dt mpir.g everywhere; little lights
iiinkeu and the girls were working
eb ha re I as they could, c\« ry one if
Six months work of construction
in Diumright; the work of great fat
tories and laboratories and the re
ults of the labors of men from Alex-
ander Graham Bell on, had reached
its jrreat denouement, so far as Drum-
The work of the "cut over" was tu
diaige of r. A Whartenby, district
commercial superintendent of the.
Southwestern Hell system. J. A
Armstrong, traffic superintendent
was :il«o piecent when Mayor Nico-
demus pressed the button. The fe.-
ing in this city toward# these men.
who are largely responsible for the
Hic.cesb of the new system, is one of
lie most cordial. .Mr. Whartenpy,
1 articu'arly, is well known here and
IN BRIBERY CASE
IN ILLEGAL FORM
Files Demurrer ;n Cas-1 That
"Would Not Stand Be-
Romance of a Horse
p A s®<>< n'ftj rreq*
i, Nov. t«.—Special District .
Thomas A Kdwards today al- ,
the detenu?* caw against Gov-
J. it A. Robert mm to withdraw ;
without prejudice the motion to
f uash th«' Indictment against th.;
executive, thus leaving a way open
for a future similar action, should it
in found necessary.
The defense the,-.- offered a gener
al demurrer to the indictment, whicl' |
jet forth four grouuds and numerous
rv.b grounds upon which they clalmee1.
tint the indictment should be dis
('•ills sat at the switchboard with
their head gear in place. They spoki
« i smiled now and again, but were j has been straightforward In his deal
peteeptabiy nervous and watched th« i ings between tin c'tv and the tei
mavor and the group about his table j ph.me
Ity iho Amnc I'rwa
Ada, Nov. 27. The demurrer was
presented by C B. Stuart, who dwoit
most heavily e,n the allegation that
the indictment did ont charge brit
cry under any particular statute.
11 > explained that there are five
Oklahoma statutes covering bribery,
Mime constituting felonies ami mis-
(.emee.uors He declared that the in
i.n.me company. ! dictmont nail been filed under all the
-nnitra was ready to shoot from n ( llmmrlglit Is exhibiting pardonabU i ,uituteg p(,ller,,iiy and an II now siis
rner of the room. ! pride in the rapid strides it has j, j]|,.g.,|
Ml in the room were a little in 1 ,nat,e. is making, from an oi! 1
i:we of tiie long silent switcliboari I ^oora town to one of the most hustl-
I side * the telegrams. Clemencoau that was soor to be the center of
Iifar had personal suggestions from conversation for a whole city ami
i: < u of importance as to hov. In moie. It was ready to the last little
should conduct his «elf-imposed talk ^nnj^_nwww,
of : o'dr.g American co-operation in
vi tiling the old world difficulties.
To one who «uggfested a plan tu
lii.u in New York yesterday just be-
fore he left for Chicago, where he
to speak Tuesday, ti e Tiger replied,
clapning him on the hack 1 Work of Installing New Phor.es Was
't hat is a good mission for you. I jomorrow Will See the Con-1 Made Poa8,b,c Through Skilled
Not lone ago Major J A Barry (above) found this horse. Submeraible,
a. a worn out plug pulling u laundry wagon in Fort Riley. Has. Sinco
,then Submersible has won seven blue Irbbona at horse shows,
i ik and progressive cities of Nortl
« list Oklahoma.
(Continued on Page 6)
BUILD IN A DAY
Here Are the Men
Who Did the Work
On Phone System
may br wrong but 1 must deliver my
message in my own way, no matter
who dislikes it.*'
it was learned toilay that Clemen
ceau was efns'dering some changes
in his Itinerary, one place that he is
umaidoring ndding is the mining
town of Ciemenceau, Ariz.
i ti1 paring to erect a
Mining men of that town have be-,
bdsed him with pie is to come, offer
ii g to donate the proceeds of the .
urn of the copper mines for the day
of his visit to any charity he means
TI i sum realized would be about $2S,-
*'M . he was advised.
"I should iiko to go there," lie sail!
Ii.it whether he will is still unelec'.J-
MRS. ANDERSON AT
struction of a New Church
A new building all in one day- that
■;* the aim of the people of th* Prat-
byterlan church who are today pre-
service hall tomo.*-
; Tonight the ground has been level-
1 d and all the. preparatory work has
be<7. done. This lias been directly in
charge of Mrs. I). A. Graham, chair-
man e>f the church building commit
•Irs. Marl Anderson, representative
to the Oklahoma house from this
district. i> today ill attendence at the
i on lei e. in • of the Northeastern Chain
bet of commerce now in session at
Thy first meeting of the confer
enci c<nvr,red at 1:30 o'clock this
aiternoon. There is also a night ses ELECTION HEARING
The Pyramid Truck company has
f onsentcd to haul al the lumber nec-
essary for the building free of charge.
| and tlie members e>f the Carpenters'
I'nion have each consented to put a
I t ax's work on the now hall.
1 In addition many of the men an!
' women of the city are going to elo
' some work cy* the new hall. Totnor-
' low is the big day and the women aro
j I'teparing a splendid dinner to be
served at noon to the workers.
All in a day—that Is the aim of
! ti'.e builders.
"The prosecuting attorney strained
bis bond and broke his string in his
attempt to get n?t indictment against
the defendant," the attorney declar-
"This bill of indictment would not
stand up before a justice of the
peace." he added.
Whiie good things arg being sal:!
and c i edit Is being given where
credit is flue in the construction of a
new telephone system for Drumright,
ibis paper is desirous of mentiqnin<;
the skilled men who did most of tlij
actual work of installing the new
T. D. (p«iham is iu charge of all in- |
slallation. Under him in this work
rie E. E. Hunter, W. l). Nigh, E. K
.■I vers and (!. E. Colclosure
II. M. Hlnhle is wire ehief. All the
fable work was done by F. ('. Wilker-
r.on, cable toreinan, with A. W. Ha*>
nah, 1). R. McCausey and M. F. Hal
ev, cable splicers.
The emmense task of e<iuipping the
central office wan in charge of F. L.
McMillan, divisional equipment su-
pervisor with Ray Soper, divisional
equipment foreman. The installers
are J. ('. Darker, F. W. Clark an I
Three Earned in Mine
By tb© AaitttciatMi
Adu Nov .27.—James Hei Vurn. O.k-
mclgee county attorney, who is pro-
.•ecuting the case made no reply and,
a 10:30 o'clock Judge Kdwards took
the demurrer under advisement and
recessed the county ujatll 1:30 o'clock
The judge* announced that the dee-is
ior. in re jpect to the demurrer would
be made when court reconvenes.
Following the recess Hepburn Is-
sue:! a statement saying that h
would appeal the case ty the state
criminal court of appeals if the de-
cision in the demurrer favors t'.ie
J. I). Lydlck. chief council for the
oecutivo, also issued a statement
acd accused Hepburn of laying flown
iu the prosecution of the case.
''Hepburn is looking for the; biist
wa yto let go of the bear's tail," lie
34 LIVES LOST IN
D) i he Associated Proa*
I'uenos Ay res, Argentine, Nov. 2!.
—Thirty-four Ihes were lost In a CJi-
Suffering Stroke During Vi.it Union today betwe..j a launch an.l
a fi'rry boat on the
of Prince of Wales—Fail
CONSUL OF TOKIO
i CONFERENCE IS
ON IN SAPULPA
Will Diccuss Good Roads and
Sapulpa. Okla., Nov. 27.—Promin-
ent buslnc ss men and office holders
r re gathering here today from the 21
cf unties in the northeast corner of
Oklahoma for the second annual meet
ins of the Northeastern Oklahoma
Chamber of Commerce.
\V. J. Jeffords, of Chelsea, presi
(•eat of the organization, was to
c pen the meeting this afternoo.n. Also
be an evening session.
Hood roads and a sclentii'lc sur-
ety of the soil in this part of Okla-
homa are the most Important sub
I jects to come before the cor vent Ion
Cyrus s. Avery, of Tulsi, chair-
li.an of the executive committee, will
j t utllne the years' work ar.d the lepis-
i latir.n needed. Another spe^V t from
Ti lsa will be Col. Alva J. Niles, who
; will tnlTc on ''Commercial Cooperaticn
with the Livestock and Agricultural
j Interests of the State."
j Congress nut ,n>-elect f. P. Howard,
Tom D. McKeown and W. II. Ilnst-
'ngs are all expected hero * and ore
slated for Islks.
Ail members cf th«a legislature,
county eoinn.issioneis and county
« i glneors havo bee;* invited to at-
I'l-d In 'iduit'Tn to the regular elele-
near Zaralc, northwest of this city.
ed to Rallv
M avor's Proclamation
sion. The territory represented at
this meeting is 20 counties of North-
eastern Oklahoma. Ail the repreaen-
tatives elected to the legislature at
Hie iast elect ic.n have been asked to
All officers and guards must at-
tend the regular meeting Monda}.
Nov 27 without tail.
TERESA CRAVENS, Commander.
Aibia, Iowa, Nov. 26,-^Three men
rp/\ | I.' TOMORROW i AerL F' v''1'1.' burned, one probabi;-
li; I>ii ' _ fatally, i a dust explosion In mine
. , ' No. 5 o[ the Hocking Coil company
Tin. hearing of the mandamus ca i . "
1,11 11 ~ .. , , at Hocking. Iowa. One rescue part
6|:'inst tie < " io" o i 1 - | entering the mine was overcome by
county. Which was to have beoa ^ ^ ^ ^ badly (|ama(,
This i3 the season for thanksgiving.
We haw* every reason t. be thank-
ful Drumright and her people at this
time .are enjoying health and pros-
perity and are thankful to God for
i he peace and prosperity of fair land.
Therefore I. W. E. Nicodemus, bv
Blast at Hocking, Iowa:v,rtue •" :mt,vjrlty vuMr" me as
mayor of Drumright, hereby proclaim
Thursday. November 30, IHL'2, as a
which was to have been
i.eard today by Judge Normn,n of Ok-
mulgee, has been continued until U
morrow, according to information
trcm Sapulpa, where the case is
oil The cauie of the explosion is un-
The Derrick delivered
door IPC per week.
I Newton-Campbell |
j UNDERTAKERS 1
| Prompt, Courteous
Service g :j
I Day and Night | j
I Phone 8 |
Sizes 6 to 16
117 E. Broadway
v • I- -X**!**! • I*
What is said to be the largest fresh
Crater ferry in the world is bein?;
lu5It for service between Detroit,
Mich., attd Windsor. Onf.
on Drumright Real
Home Building &
* L. E. Shanks, Sec.
lay of thanksgiving and worship, and
eciuest that nil business pause
< r at least part of that day. in rever-
Dated under my band and seal this
th day of November, 1922.
V\ . E. NICQDKMUS,
Fair tonight and Tuesday,
much change in temperature.
By Ui* Aiwor ut*il l.fVt'HS
Toklo, Nov. 27. George If. Schfd-
more, counsul general of the United
States at Yokonoma. died there this
He sufered a slight attack of apop
1 it xy during the visit of the Prince
M Wal'M to Yokohonia During th •
coremonj Incident to the unveiling
• f a menSorlal arch Schidmorc fainteM
and was carried from the scene.
Bchidmore was bor,r.- in Dubuque,
Iowa, in 1854 and entered the consul ,
ar service in 187( as a clerk in the
A Pre-Tbanksgiving dinner 'fci'
her in irried children" was spread
las night to a number of young mar
ried coufles of Drumright by Mrs.
Karl ("Mother") Anderson, Drum-
rights representative, assisted by
"Pa'' Anderson. Ohickej> of the tend-
erest and in the most satisfying
quantities constituted the "piece de
resisteance'' of the spread. Thorn
Mr. an l Mrs. P. A. heard, Mr. and
Mrs. A. \V. Schmidt. Mr. anil Mr
I.eo K. Anderson end Mr. and Mr .
.T. A. Murray.
m account <f her new duties to
tbf: rtate ''Mother" Anderson served
tills Thanksgiving feed before the
99 IS FIRST CALLED
The first number called on Drum*
right's new switchboard was 99, the
Marquette Pharmacy, according to a
report from the new central office.
Employees of the company did p.
lot of guessing while the new board
was being built
came near it.
CLUB WOMEN TO
HAVE 'KID PARTY'
Members Will Attempt To
Turn Time Backward by
Agency of Dress
at Community Hall
M. W. Cain, Mgr.
Front your head down to your tons
Conn- to onr-eluhteen South Creek
For there the ISusiiieas Children
Oil November, twenty-eight,
Seven-thirty, don't lie late.
Tomorrow iiikIiI at the home of
.Mrs, Oliver AUln the women of t!n-
1'u-lnehH anil l'refesslc,n«l Women's
club will meet arrayed In the ullur-
mn garments o( youth.
Such is the arrangement that is to-
day causing no little consternation
among members who today are rac-k-
'ng brains a.'Hl borrowing in an effort,
more or less successful, to appear
what they were when first they
started to go to school.
This is ono of a series of enter-
tainment meetings of the club, whicli
n.eets every two weeks, one week for
biisines and the pex> for pleasure.
'I his "kid party" is causing a good
deal of interest among the members
iin>l the member's husbands and
DENBY SCORES HIS
By the AuoHated Press
Washington, Nov. 2.—The con-
duct of the Anapolia midship-
men at the Army and Navy foot-
hall game at Phialdelphia Sat-
urday has been arraigned In a
public statement today by Secre-
tary Denty of the navy depart-
ment, who declares that the
crops brought disgiace not only
on themselves but on the naval
"How many midshipmen drank
heavily, | do not konw," said the
statement, "but" he added," de-
spite the behaviour many enough
midshipmen failed to do their
duty by their uniforms and their
country, bringing shame upon all.
He announced that an investi-
gation would be ordered.
HOLD INQUEST ON
DEATH OF YOUTH
By the Associated Press
Miami. Okla., Nov. 21.—A coroner's
jury at Welch today was holding an
inquest over the body of John Rog-
ers, 18. who disappeared from hl'i
home near Welch, Nov. 5.
The >outh's badly decomposed
body was found under a liaystuck
r.car here late yesterday by farmers.
Theories of foul play, accidental
fl-atli and suicide are being investi-
gated by authorities.
WANTED AT ONCE
A woman who can cook and keen
house. Neat appearance. Without
children, steady, reliable. A good
I ome and pleasant place for a woman
No one, however, I wanting to stay. Apply al the Evening
Derrick of five in persefn.
THE SIMPLICITY CAFETERIA
FROM 11:00 TO 2:30
With Creamed Potatoes. Oyster Dressing, Celery. Cranberry Sauce
Hot Mince l'ie and Your Choice of Drinks
will be served Instead of Turkey with the al.'-ve for
Remember we are open from G:30 a. m. to 9:00 p. m. every day
OUR MOTTO: "QUANTITIES OF QUALITY"
KILLED BY TRAIN
By the Assor'atrd Press
Carbondale, 111., Nov. 27.—Three
section employees of the Illinois
Central were killed today near Ozark,
thirty miles southeast of here, when
n freight train collided io a rear-end
collision with a railway motor car,
which operated on the track.
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