The Norman Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 27, 1921 Page: 1 of 6
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xe Norman Transcript
NORMAN, OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY, JANUARY 27. 1921.
price five cents
i TAX.PAYING LIMIT IS
MIDDLH OF FEBRUARY
NEW OFFICE FOR SMITH
BROTHERS REAL ESTATE
The building at 103 East Main is
, , , , , Farmers are Paying their Taxes Now,
being remodeled, and new cement | _ ' s . .. ' .
floor put in, in preparation for occu-1
pancy hy the Smith Bros real estate
office. This will put the Smith Bros
office in a nice new office which they
are planning on furnishing comfort-
ably and pleasing, and where they will
be better able to care for the wants
i f their increasing patrons in real I
and Few are Asking for
County Treasurer Lydia Briggs re
ports that many people arc now pay-
ing their taxes in this county, es-
pecially the farmers. Miss llriggs
says that as far as she knows at tin-
present time the last date upon which
estate and insurance and .farm loans. tax,.s may be paid without the extar
NORMAN ENDEAVORERS DRIVE FOR LOCAL UNI-
WIN PRIZE AT INSTITUTE | VERSH'Y Y. M. C. A.,
A banner awarded the Intermediate, A movement to set on foot a drive
Christian Endeavor society of the
Any visitors at
Call us up. We want
. delnquent penalty being added, is the
your house today? j ,5*h ,,f |.-cbruary.
ant to know. ' unnu,n thnt there is a bill
THAT CAR OF
is here—it's good coal, too.
Ideal for the kitchen stove or
range—no dust, slack or dirt—
all clean nuts.
Phone 271 lor a trial order-
like our other customers, you'll
gay it's the cleanest coal you
We have Canon City Lump,
Oklahoma Lump—and you get
just the kind you order—
J. M. SHEPPARD
Yards on Santa Fe Tracks—
West Symmes St.
It is known that there is a bill
pending before the Oklahoma le^i*
lature to extend the tim«* for payment
of the first half of the 1920 taxes for
several months for the benefit of the
farmers of the state, *who. have had
difficulty in disposing of crops at pay
ing prices, but it appears from the
way that the fanners are paying up n
this county that they arc not especial-
ly needing this extra extension.
Some of the bigger taxpayers are
seemingly-holding oft in the hope that
this pending bill may become a law in
time to get the benefit of such an ex-
tension, but the farmers of our county
are not wa ting.
Conservative estimates place the rat
population of the United States on an
equal footing with that of the human
Haled cotton may now be treated
with a chemical compound which ren-
ders it flame and spark proof.
Presbyterian church for l.tK) per cent
registration, was the prize carried
home last Saturday evening from the
institute held in Oklahoma City that
Price Gittingcr, Anna Laura Reu-
topohler, riorabelle Mitchell, Ouida
Corbin and Blanche Vaughn were the
members of the society who went.
Several of the Junior Christian En*
deavorers, with their Superintendent
Miss Greta Mitchell, attended the
special Junior and Intermediate ses-
sion of the institute Saturday after-
noon at the First Presbyterian church
John Cecil, associate secretary of
the Southwestern Federation, made
of h's live, optimistic talks to
juniors, and Standley P . Vandersall.
-iltimni superintendent of the I nited
Society of Christian Endeavor, con-
ducted a conference for junior and in-
The fellowship supper served at six
o'clock in the basement of the Chris-
tian church, was a lively success, with
members of the State C. h. t ouncil,
as well as Vandersall, Cecil and Breg
In the evening the unusual stunt,
''Convincing Jack." was an attractive
feature, and then Mr. Cecil gave
rousing address to the delegations
from Guthrie, El Reno, Norman
Chandler. Chickasha, Marlow, Ed-
mond, Shawnee and Oklahoma City,
telling of his work among Endeavors-
crs of the various southwestern
to raise funds for the University \
M. C. A. has been started and next
Monday, January 31st, will see the
drive in active operation in Norman.
It is one of the most worthy moves
that has been inaugurated in this
community and there should be no hes-
itancy by the citizenship and especial
ly the business men. in giving it both
their moral and full financial support.
It must be remembered that the ^
M. C. A as a part of the university
here, in addition to the imtnensv
amount of good work done has had a
moral effect that no other influence
has or could have. In realization of
fact that the university has been, is
now and in the future must be more
so, the best asset that Norman and
Cleveland county has or is likely to
have, there must be no lagging -on
the part of anyone in futhering to the
utmost limit the securing of the neces-
sary funds required.
The dawning of a brighter day for
Norman and its business men is at
hand and it must not be forgotten
that in its past history and during
every business depression, the Univer-
sity of Oklahoma has never failed in
The prosperity of Norman's busi-
ness interests in the future rests in
the upbuilding of the university, that
much is no longer a matter of contro-
versy. Let every one put a shoulder
to the wheel in help in this, one of
the most important things we can ro
LIONS OPTIMISTIC IN
NEXT YEAR OF CLUB
Speakers Say Earnest Work and Co-
operation Will Make Excellent
Showing for Norman.
The absence from town of a couple
of members prevented a UK) per cent
attendance at the 1 uesday s meeting
of the Norman Lions club. 1 he out
look is most auspicious at the present
time to make a record year in more
than one respect and the new offic-
ials backed up by the earnest endeav-
ors of every member of the club,
seem determined to make the meetings
of such interest that a full attendance
will be secured at every session.
Several guests were present at this
meeting and every minute was taken
up in earnest discussion of matters
of various interests. President brooks,
of the university, briefly reviewed the
prospects for the growth, scope of in-
fluences of the university and its
present needs. He particularly desired
some assistance from Norman s busi
ness men in Y. M. < . A matters call
ing attention to the good work that
had already been done and the urgent
need of much more in the immediate
Dr. Harry McKeen, in connection
with the Oklahoma University exten-
sion work, speaking in behalf of the
community institute, devoted fifteen
minutes' time to able, forcible and
NOTED MINISTER TO BE
HERE FRIDAY EVENING
The Rt. Rev. Paul Macue, rector of
St. John's Episcopal^ Church of New
I York ( ity and president of the Na-
tional Student Council of the l.pisco-
pat Church, will speak in Norman
I riday evening, Jan. 28th, at / :30
o'clock at the Episcopal church. Mr.
Macue is one of th« most prominent
men of the Episcopal church and a
speaker and orator of note. All mem-
bers of the I hurston club, the local
unit of the National Student Council,
members of the Episcopal church and
anyone interested are cordially iuvit
ed to attend.
An American botanist, after years
of experimenting, has succeeded in
growing colored cotton, light brown,
dark brown, light green and dark
green are the four colors so far pro
dm ed. The botanist is now wyrking
to produce black cotton from seed
Music Teachers' Examination at the
University February 12
An examination fo r teachers m
piano, violin, voice, II S. I heory of
Music, etc., will be held at the Uni-
versity of < )klahonia Auditorium
building. Norman, Oklahot ui, Satni-
d iy, February 12th. beginning at 8\i0
a. :u. and continuing until 5* D p. m.
Candidates may come at any time
dii-ing the day tip to 3(H) -,>. r.i It
J requires from 1 t<> 3 hours to com
Jplete the examination,
J. M. Smith was a business visitor in
Oklahoma,( ity Wednesday.
A new substitute for milk is now be-
ing made from the common peanut.
It was first produced in a southern' -
university, and so closely resembles j F. 1!. Jones of the Jones I reduce
its prototype that it turns sour and | company was in Oklahoma Citv
curdles. It produces butter and can i business Wednesday afternoon,
be made into cheese but it still r<
tains the peanut taste.
convincing logic relative to the nec-|
lessary vim will, l.otl. moral and "n -|;,m:,tions wU1
FARM HOME DESTROYED j «■ ^CinTa^e Un&,
BY FIRE WEDNESDAY J to (|1(. )ront as ,, S|1I)UU1 be
The nice farm home of Mr. M. It.
tlie'i l ire .10
nut after .! 00
Gray, 3 miles northeast of Norman
was completely destroyed by fire on
Wednesday night, it was learned to-
day. No details were obtainable as
to how the fire started, but the house
"Dead Men tell No I ales
"Dead Men Tell No Tale"
I'x-presidents of the United Statesjand contents were a complete loss,
coive a pension of $25,000 a year | Mr. Gray carried some insurance.
after they retire by a provision in the
will of Andrew Carnegie.
"Dead Men Tell No Tales
, This examination is for music
teachers who wish to obtain a state
lie was enthusiastic- m every proposi-l t itj.kaii ^ m.,y ,>e
tion and his speech was thoroughly
11 t cache.
DIRECTION JOSH BILLINGS
Friday through Saturday
^4talc ofdaring"and a thrilling
romance ^ in far atfafl Jilas^a.
' Story bj George Goodctuld
Scenario bj Paul H. Sloane
Directed bUj Charles Giblyn
Big Moments in a
When Colonel Summers, 011 his
death-bed, writes an accusation of his
murder against the Tiner in the pres-
ence of I .one Wolf, his faithful Indian
* * *
When David Summers, son of the
murdered mine owner, arrives in
search of his father, meet's the beauti-
ful Cub, and a great love enters into
When the Cub, finding a half frozen
infant in a basket, takes it into her
cabin, and with the aiil of David re-
vives the baby—which, uilknown to
them, is Hilda's.
When the Tiger, seeing the baby,
accuses the Cub of an affair with
David while Slark, knowing the child
is his, remains silent.
When the Tiger forces the Cub to
marry Slark, on pain of seeing her
sick mother thrown out into the cold.
When David learns from I.one Wolf
on the Cub's wedding day, that Slark
is the despoiler of his father and
starts out to exact retribution.
When young Summers, at the point
of a gun, forces Slark to play once
more for the mine, and is stabbed
during the game.
When Hilda kills Slark as he stabs
* * *
When Lone Wolf produces evidence
of the Tiger's guilt, and David and
the Cub realize they are free to love
A Dandy Comedy with a Fox
News just a few days old and a
new chapter of Eddie Polos
Please Come Early and
Avoid the Crowds
Organ Music From 1 to
11 p. m. Continuous
..ranted n high school for work dont
, . ! under their instruction.
Tom 11. Matthews made a very earn- cx.imin!Uio
est plea for action by the business, ,R.,d ,
men generally in support of the (. ham-, jt .. „ that
her of Commerce and some muclii tj ,,, for high school
needed immediate work tor the good, ^ ^ ^ ^ ,.xamination
of Norman and all it represents. Oth-
,er guests who spoke at this meeting fer ^ annua, on is $5.
were Capt Kerr, of Fort VVorth.' .(()(lj)j()n.(, ic(. js chargcd f„r the
I exas, and Dr. (iuy Williams of Nor- ...
man. both of whom made a happy ad- < 'r',uC exan)|n.ltioil ig ...inducted as
dress m response to the request lor a
peeclu from them.
It is to be hoped that a full at
tendance will greet the officials at th
".« « ting next Tuesday.
' The Inter-church Sunday
basketball league of the University of j
Oklahoma student classes haVe form-1
ed a six team league and scheduled
I thirty games to be played before the
Sunday school championship of Nor-
man is decided.
Kirch five will plav every other five
two games and the flag winner will
be decided by percentage after the
schedule has been played through.
The league officers are Hen Parks,
Weatherford; president; R. J. 1 of fey,
San Antonio, Texas, secretary-treas-
urer; Duvall McClure, Norman, gen-
The captains of the various teams
are. J. S. Davis, Carter, Christian;
| W. I'. Conkl n. Norman. Church of
I Christ ; Gordon Dickson, Davis. I'res
byterian; B. Bristow, \nadatk< , N.
Methodist; Duvall McClure. Norman,
Baptist; Frank Fuller, Amber, S.
"Dead Men Tell No Talc
1 The candidate upon paying tin
$5.00 i<e i given a questionnaire to
fill- out. This covers questions '<•
.^rd tVaining, teaching experiences
The c:nididate is given a test ii
school I I'layi'iK or singinR and an oral ex.
CITY INSISTS ON
/ GLEANER ALLEYS
Man^gej/ Gater Says City Will Do
ifiJxr Than Its Share. Asks
Mr. W. R. (later, city manager, is
insistent ill his request that the busi-
ness people co-operate with the ciiy in
getting the down town alleys and
"back yards'1 cleaned up. There is a
j tendency to let things go in the back
j of stores and office buildings, until
I at present the alleys arc in a deplor-
Mr. (later ,says that the city k
more th.iii willing to do its share in
getting tins cleaning up done. The
city has wagons that cover the terri-
tory weekly, but these wagons with
their drivers cannot go into the back
yards and clean up.
people will co-operate so far as to
have their trash piled up on the alley
where it will be easily accessible to
the.se drivers the city wagons will haul
it away and the district will be kept
Ordinance With Penalty^
There is a city ordinance requiring
that these back spaces be kept clean
and in a sanitary condition, but tin-
city does not want to use the penalty
attached to this ordinance unless it is
absolutely necessary, but warning is
given that unless co-operation is given
and the trash piled so that the city can
take it away, the tsing of lite law will
be used to the sanTlftry benefit of the
Residence Districts, Too
The same thing applies to the resi-
dent- districts. The city wagonsv^iM/
and take away trash that is piled
on the alleys. If you have trash piled
up for the city wagons and it is not
hauled away in a reasonable time, re-
port it to the city manager, phone 340,
and he will see that it is taken up.
But be careful how your place is
kept. Have the trash placed in a con-
venient place for taking up, because
the city men have not time to ^o into
lots and gather up trash.
If the citizens and business men
will exercise only a little diligency in
this matter the city will be kept as it
should be and everybody will be proud
of our streets and alleys and it will
not be necessary for the city govern-
ment to make enemies or hard feel-
ings by using their authority in get-
ting this done
animation in teaching ability , selec-
tion of materials, etc.
3. I he candidate is required to
write an examination in elementary
theory of niusic. including clefs, stalfs
note s. n its, key and time s gnaturea,
scale -. intervals, chords, etc. ( audi
date is required to harmonize a mel-
ody, explain phrases, sections, periods.
et Must explain common terms in
music and answer' question* regard
ing the most important facts in the
lljistory of Mus e.
Application for this examination
must be filed with the Chairman of
the l'.xaminatiou Committee not lat
er than February 5th. Bulletin giv
ing requirements for certificates and
regulat'ons under which credit may
be granted* in applied music, will be
sent on request.
Vddress -11 communications to
FKFDR! K HOLM IIFRG,
Chairman, Music Fxamination
Com., Norman, Okla.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
JOSEPH M. SCHENCK
DIRECTED BY ALBERT PARKER
TUBBS RICHARDS TRIAL
RESULTS IN HUNG JURY
Tlie suit between U. S. Tuhlis ami
C. R. Richards, trieil in justice court
before a jury oil Wednesday, (or po-
ssinn of the building now occupied
hy M'r. Tubbs' grocery store, resulted
in a hung jury, tile vote being three
for Tubbs and three for R chards.
It will be remembered that Mr.
Richards bought the building last
summer from Tom Smith, and that
when Mr. Richards asked for posses-
sion Mr Tubbs claimed a lease for
several years. Mr. Richards sued for
possessi'mi with tb result that Mi.
Tubbs was given possession of the
building until January 1st. The -nit
now for possess on by Richards re
suited as above stated.
NORMAN HAS MUCH BUILDING
New Record For City of Its Size in
Norman building permits for lq20
were more than $1,000,000, setting a
new record for cities of its sue in the
state. Half of this sum was for res-
Public buildings, some of the most
important of which were the new
$250,000 Masonic dormitory for boys
near the University of Oklahoma
campus, and the $100,(100 girls' dormi-
tory built hy the Methodist Episcopal
church. South. \ few rooming bouses
for university students were erected
but the greater part of the building
permits were for small homes.
Forty building permit- have been
issued for repairing and remodeling
houses, the cost amounting to $30,000.
Little building of business houses was
The most ambitious production from
point of spectacular stagecrafe in Norma
Talmadge's career. From out of the past
there came her mother's sin, to mock the
right to love—to take what God had
given—to snatch aside the veil that hid
j 30 head o£ good work
mules, 4 to <1 years old,
weight 1100 tu 1.300 pound:?,
on year's time.
GILES MULE BARN
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