The Norman Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 27, 1921 Page: 3 of 6
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THE NORMAN TRANSCRIPT—NORMAN. OKLAHOMA
WARNING TO ALL
gives pertinent pointer
about future progress
need for publicity
Great enterprises, vjreat buildings,
reat institutions, great accomplish
ncnts of every nature whatsoever,
ve their origin in the mind of man.
Some broad-minded, far-sighted
nan or group of men can look at the
iniall embryonic beginning of things
|nd so direct their growth and dfc-
lopnunt that they will evolve into
thing of beauty and a joy forever."
I wonder, sometimes, if we have
en in Norman with vision enough
form an adequate conception of
;he town's possibilities.
Norman is growing because it must.
iVe have the greatest institution in
In- state located here—the State Uni-
crsity. No other institution furnish-
as great a magnet for the better
lass of people to cluster around.
People will come here and build
ip the town. That is as natural as (
he growth of a jimpson weed or the | know that w e have the best churches
locking of birds to a kafir corn field. (and tin- livest congregations; let them
>r the chrystalization of ice or any know that it is a c t.v of beautiful
it Her natural phenomenon. / I homes and spreading elms and well-
Growth Sure | kept lawns and miles ot pavement
Nprman's growth is inevitable. It | and large and beautiful park* and
5 certain that we will get much of , let them know that we have wells
tjfe cream of Oklahoma's beet citizen- here 500 feet deep that furnish an in
university town than Oklahoma.
Kansas, with 300,000 fewer people,
has built up a city around its state
university three times as big as ours,
and so on ad infinitum. It is true
our state university is an infant. But
so is our state.
Must Grow With State.
And why doesn't the growth of
Norman keep pace with the growth
of the state? Well, it hasn't but it
should and I believe it will. We have
men here with considerable enterprise.
They have the pep Hud the business
capacity. But have they got the vis-
ion? When men do great things, they
must first have a vision of the things
they want done; a well defined pic-
ture of the things desired.
Then they must "plan their work
and work their plan."
Publicity Our Salvation.
I think all that Norman needs to
make it a bigger town is some adver-
tising. People are headed this way
now much more than they used t<> be.
Norman itself should do all with n
its power to accelerate the movement.
Let people in every city and hamlet
and cross roads all over the state
know that Norman contains the very
best of people, that it has the best
schools from kindergarten to a pro-
fessional course in the university,
that can be found anywhere; let them
of Oklahoma City were in Noble l ri-
dav to attend Yerlin Jeffories' funeral.
The little son of James Ilodam, who
was operated on last Sunday for ap-
pendicitis. i> slowly recovering.
Mrs. Annie Stutflebean was shop-
ping in Norman Thursday.
Mr. Win. J. Baker and Miss Freida
Sandel were visiting in Norman Thurs-
Mr. Will Specht of McComb stopped
over in Noble Saturday on his way
to Oklahoma City to take treatment
Miss Maud Hoover of Ardmore is
here nursing the little son of Sam 11 o-
Mr. Carey Jeffories of Kansas City.
Mo., and Sir. Clarence Jeffories, of
Indiahoma, came to attend the fun
era! of their nephew, Yerlin Jeffories
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis of Wayne were
visiting friends in Noble Sunday.
emption for depend-
home Friday. leRal dependency are f.utor> in deter- an additional
Carl Giles* of Norman was in this mining the right of the taxpayer to ents.
neighborhood oil business l'ridav. such exemption. To e stablish his \ « ..lower ,■- th.- enl r Mipporttola
Miss Marguerite W oods called on | claim, the taxpayer must have contri- child u.i.le. !•> yar* ... . •
her aunt. Mrs. Klbcrt Kchols, Tues- bute.l during the year more than one- «-,• m-Kh.-t- " ",s ' -
. half of the sum needed for the depen-! *1200. He is not the head ot a t.im-
dent's support. jy. a"'1 is entitled only tc
The following are concrete examples ,
of circumstances which govern the ex-J •" l(" ,
I are now on the New 1 ork market.
Clarence Ezzell was hauling corn
fromthe Cal Bowman farm Friday.
A heavy rain visited this commun-
ity, commencing Friday night and end-
ed Monday morning, filling theMiiter-
vening period with showers. Cotton
picking and corn husking are at a
standstill at present.
A number of the farmers are work-
ing the road north of Lindsay Ridge
and putting in some badly needed cul-
mptions allowed the head of a family
ami for dependents:
\ son who has left home sends jiis
mother more than halt the sum re-
quired for her support, lie is allowed
an exemption of $200, unless the
mother i* able to support herselt, in
which case the contribution is regard-
d as a gift.
INCOME TAX FACTS j \ hvim at home supports an j
vnn euni'l n l/iunu/ "...lid mother in the «an.e household
YUU bHUOLU MMUW , [|( js ;)|]owt.(1 ., ,lc(iuction ot W.Otw
j .IV the head of a family, plus an add. i
This is the third of a series on the tj„na| HI for his dependent, who :-
I.ess than eight months ago a great I income tax for the past year of 1920 physically incapacitated. .It should i
sorrow came to the little city of No- that everyone should know about, for |„. nc>teil that the $2(1(1 additional e\-j
hie when the news came of the tragic I many people who would not have been rnipti" I■- dependents does not . i'l'ly ,
death of Xadine Scott. Again a pall, required to pay any income tax what- l(, husband or wife, even though either j
of sadness hangs over our town on ever were penalized tor not having has become a total burden upon [
account of the untimely death of Miss! given in their incomes for the pre- other).
Scott's nephew . Verlin Jeffories. He-, v ions year. \ single mail liv
the tender love Verlin had 1921 Income Tax Facts You Should ,„ir> nintlur .;<i
"Dead Men Tell No Tales."
Baptism In Cyprus.
A baptism In Cyprus Is a eliriotls
ceremony. The Infant 1^ nibbed with
nil by Ills godfather, blown upon
the face by the prb st and waved
the r.tr, then dli.ped severnl tinier
the font, and aL'.tlii anointed with oil
on various parts of the body.
•Put a Jar In Your Grip J
Tor that Outing Ti ip"
with and sup-
Verlin ba«l 1921 Income Tax Facts You Should ports a mother 50 years of age, am!
for Xadine litfi* death Icaused him I Know. I two sisters 19 and -M years of age. all
great sorrow. After her death he re-j Thousands of letters passed in cor- ,,„,d health. His exemption is,
marked to a friend one death in a respondence last year between the Bu- jjj.ikk) as tlie head of family. Since his |
family usually follows another and I'll rcau of Internal Revenue and persons - th. r and sisters are neitlic
probably be the next to go." And so claiming an exemption
it was. God* gave them and IK- took head of a family.
Many Miles of Pipina,
If the water and gas mains which
underlie the streets of New York elty
were placed end to end they would
form a continuous pipe line sufficient-
ly long to reach from the Atlantic to
the Pacific coast.
In Planning Your New Home or
Remodeling Let Us Help You
The best plumbing may cost a
little more at first, but i is more
economical and gives njorc satis-
faction because it will last longer
without repairs. Low-priced
plumbing only means larger ex-
pense bills after a year or two.
We would be glad to give you
estimates and as>i t you in plan-
ning your plumbing and lighting
114 West Main Phone 18
An Expert Electrician Also at Your
^ with a snrinkling from other
tates. That class of people twi!1
uild commodious and attractive
iousc and have well-kept lawns, show
rogress and improvements.
But have we the leaders, the old
tandbys. the people who are here
them almost Identically at the same
time. Charles Veriin Jeffories, the
oldest child of Mr. and Mrs. C. fl
Jeffories, was born at Noble June 3,
1901, and was aged 19 years, (, months
r.nd 16 days at the time of his death.
\fter leaving Noble, Verlin lived the
first twelve years of his iife at Minco?
Oklahoma, There and at Noble lie
attended the grade schools. In 191<
he moved with his parents to Alex,
exhaust able supply of water as pure
and clear as old mother nature has
ever been able to turn out from her
Preach Gospel of Norman.
Tell it.to the people, nreach it from
the hilltops. Publish it in the Trans-
iow got the capacity to lay the plans Icript. Send out circular and pam-
or a greater Norman? phlcts to every nost oft ce in Ok'ah
Can they direct its growth and sup- ma. Send* out speakers to spread t!.c
rvise its metamorphises* through the elad tiddings. Tell them to come and
tapes from village to country town drink freely and copiously from Nor-
tnd on up to that of an ideal little man's fountain of knowledge and her
ity with all the advantages of a met- wells of pure water.
politan center and with little or! Knowledge here is free, naid for by
jone of its drawbacks? j the state and the aqua pura from
wealth and refinement. Norman's inexhausable wells flows. motility.
tu the nature of his
rounding each individual case deter-
mine largely whether a person i< en-
titled t;; such exemption. The fixing
of his status decides, in many in-
•■tances, whether his income i> taxable
or nontaxable. In either event, ii his
net income for 1920 wa $1,000 or
i- ore '! single, and $2,000 or more i*
married. lie must file a return.
A head of a family is defined by
Trci.-ary regulations as "a person
If4 years of age nor mentally or ph\ i ,
cally incapacitated* he can not claim 1
People. 01 we.uui auu ici.imun.iii,
tr people who aspire to improve: into your dwellings and onto your
he r stock of knowledge and culture | lawn at the rate of 60 cents per thous-
- <aliy r ant to move to a town of | and gallans. Von don't have to keep
!'s ti ■ rr.')!o rizc: they want to live,any water bottle and buy your drink
t< wn that can furnish all the
nodern Conveniences "f r city: then
hey want to live among decent, law-
ihidinu citizens: then they want to
in a center of culture and educa*
r.nd last but net least, they want
)].<rrv for relaxation and amusement.
1 bri eve it is a law of phys:cs (al-
l;ongh I : in not deeply versed in that
ubiccO that bodies attract other
jodics in the relation of their size
Must Be Larger City.
I It we want Norman to grow and
i it tract people we must increase its
: i'/.e, as fast as possible. Nothing suc-
:ce(b like success. What we want is
t.fjiuality and quantify of c tizenship.
rood people won't cotne here and
^ i hey won't stay after they do conic
t" we don't have the advantage- nani-
*• (l ab« \e. Let me name over these
ii; psential requisites of a city again.
) (The things that will bring larger
lijul^uiubers of good people here yi l
m feefi them here: First, size; second,
iiiiodern conveniences; third, a decent
^.law-abiding community: fourth, a
• center of culture and education; fifth,
Relaxation and ainusenient.
1 ' the first place Norman isn't big
Hough. It is not as big as it ought
Jo be. T believe it is the smallest
>( •state unviersity town in the lT. S. Ol^-
ffihoma ranks well up in population
i, jiul wealth among her 47 sister
<0Rl|ta#s Much above the average and
Jhe is one of the very youngest and
li-t b(ginning t<« grow. I)eaeit New
r* :|fexico, poor in people and wealth,
las. a much larger university town
Van Oklahoma. Colorado, with half
lie people sandwiched in between
, Mountains and spread out over setni-
4- rid plains, supports a much larger
ing water from a water wagon. Just
turn your faucet and you get an un-
limited supply of the unadulterated
ale of Father Adam.
\nd the water you bath in or wash
vour f^et n is just as mire as what i
you drink. Von d n' have to divide
up your bath tub with wigf'c tai s
and tadpoles. There is no s<'1d ira'-
ter held in state of sepii-r dutif n. It
is just pure, soft water.
Tell'the people of the north to
conic to Norman and bask in the win
r sunshine, rccl ne under our spread-
1ms, maples and mulberries, in
the pleasant summer days and sleep
sweetly on our numerous sleeping
porches in the cool refreshing nights.
Just tell them the simple truth about
our town and tell it attractively and
they will come.
Norman is bound to grow. We
an t very well hinder it now.
has made too good a start. But wc
n belli t to grow.
We can direct its growth into pro-
per channels and tnalfc it a delightful
mil pi ofitablc place for people to
Turn on the light <•! publicity. Why
does any one want to live in Okla-
homa City. °r Tulsa or \ltus or Pon-
City <>r Ardmore when tluy can
live in Norman?
M. P. McNAMRE.
Ok la., where he attended high school, who actually -imports and maintains
This year he was a student ;.t the iii one househola one or more indtvid-
Chickasha high school where he was uals who are closely connected with
a member of the senior class. Al- him by blood relationship, relationship
though he was not a member of any by marriage or by adoption, or whose
church, Verlin lived a good, clean life right to exercise family control and
and was a loving obedient boy. He provide for these dependents is based
hated wrong and injustice in any upon some moral or leual obligation."
form Friends say "We loved Verlin A married person living with husband
ill be missed in our com- or wife, in addition to the $2,000 ex-
I'hysicians were pu/:'-'.ed a^ emption allowed such persons, can not
•isease and after claim a $2,000 exemption as the head
only a few days' intense suffering:, on of a family, irrespective of the <|ties-
Wednesday morning. Jan. !9. at 6:15 lion of the support of others of the
just as the day was breaking his soul household.
i oat slipped i - mooring and went Single Persons
sailing out acros> the bar. It was A single person—the term including
so quiet and peaceful. He had fallen widows, widowers, and persons i ot
asleep pillowed on Jesus'bosom. Rest living with wife or husband—vs tie-
complete and perfect. Disease and head oi a family if he is the • 1 " -
suffering had done their worth and port of one or more re.aiivcs living
that worst was to free his -otil that i:i the same house with him, and i; he
k might fly back to the God who exercises control of household affa " .
gave it. Those who remain to mourn r.:< 81,000 additional exemption al-
I'or him are his father and mother, Jow< 1 a single person as the head r . a
two sisters, Ruth and Kathryn, two family cannot lw divided betv< ?'
brothers, Clarence and Joseph, and two members of a household. A divi-
sion of responsibility for "control of
household affairs'" exclude.' both \
numerous relatives and friends. His
body was laid to rest in the Noble
cemetery. A I RIiAI .
MISS ESTHER DYE,
KOUTE 8 NORMAN, OKLA.
Wilma Frances Sandel,
PHONE 63. NOBLE. OKLA.
Mrs. Walsh of Norman was lierc
Saturday afternoon visititiR friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bradley were
transacting business in Oklahoma City
Wm. J. Baker of Norman spoilt
Thursday visiting friends in Noble.
Ernest Stutflebean went to the city
on business Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. I. W. Montgomery of
Noble returned to their home last
Sunday after spending two months in
Kansas visiting their daughter.
Mr. 1\ M. Allison of Norman was
visiting relatives in Noble Sunday,
Mr. and Mrs. Merle Dclotig of nan-
bury, Nebraska, who are visiting
friends and relatives in Noble, left
Saturday to visit in Guthrie and Okla
homa City, and returned to Noble
Mrs. Will Moore, Mrs. George Mor
ris and Mrs. McCrady were shopping
in Norman last Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Scott were called
to Alex Wednesday by the sudden
death of their grandson, Verlin Jef
Mr. L. O. Meltabarger of Noble
was attending business in Norman last
Ben Craig of Tuttle, Oklahoma, was
in Noble last Wednesday visiting rel-
atives and also transacting business.
Mr. and Mrs. 1. VV. Smith motored
to Norman Wednesday.
Mr. John Ripple adn Dave Cruse
Rev. Holiday requests that wc an-
nounce he regrets very much that he
could not keep his appointment at
.indsay Ridge .January 16th, but it
was impossible to come because of car
trouble. However, it nothing pre-
vents. he will be with us the third Sun-
day of next month, Feb. 20th and lie
hopes everyone will come again, then.
Misses Mattie Le«f Campbell and
Ruth Jones were guests of Misses
.illian and Myrtle Stanberry Monday
Richard Dye writes from W ilburton
that he has joined a chapter of the
\merican Legion there and is enjoy-
ing many social affairs given by them.
Mrs. Halley of Norman spent Wed
sday and Thursday here, the guest
of her sons, Will and Ed Bailey, and
Miss Lillian Stanberry spent Tues-
day night with Miss Mattie Lee
Miss Gladys Barto from cast of
Norman was in town Friday attend-
ing the Cleveland county teachers'
meeting. Miss Gladys is teaching the
Denver school and giving eminent
Mrs. Fred Ezzell, while attempting
to put out a fire in their living room
lasf week had a very had accident.
Mr. Ezzell had built a hot fire from
which the wallpaper caught fire and
it had made considerable headway
when discovered. While extinguishing
it the burning paper fell on Mrs.
Ezzell's head, burning off her hair
and causing a small burn or two on
the scalp. They are thankful it was
no worse, as if it had been left longer
the home would have gone, as Mrs.
Ezzell was alone at the time it was dis-
covered and she could have done noth-
ii > from the claim. \\ hether a 1 er on
who docs not continuously 'live in
♦ he came house v.-ill dependent r« 'a-
lives is entitle I to the £2,000 exemp-
tion depends upon the character of
the separation. If a parent is ; h-
,(nt on \nishicss part of the year, or
a child or other dependent away at
school or on a visit, the common home
being maintained, the exemption ap-
I If a parent is compelled to maiu-
his dependent children with rela-
tives or in a boarding house, the cx-
uiption may '•till apply. If. however,1,
the dependent continuously and with- ,
out necessity makes his home elsc-i
where than with his benefactor, the
latter i> not the head of family, irre- :
speclivc of the question oi support. ,
A taxpayer may not be the head of
a family and -till be allowed an ex-
emption of $200 for each person de- j
pendent upon him for chief support ii '
such person is under IS years of age
or incapable of self-support because
nleiitally or physically defective. The
words "physically defective' refer not
only to cripples, but to persons detec-
tive because of old age or ill health. I
Neither residence, relationship, nor
New and Second
If you want to buy or want to tell
anything don't fail to call at thia store
where you will be given a «quare deal
in every way. Fine line of new furni-
ture at prices that are very low.
Telephone 622 and let ua tell
you about it.
S D. MORGAN.
215 West Main
Miss Esther Dye called on Mrs.
Will Bailey Thursday.
Little Miss I.ucile Echols spent
Monday night with her aunt, Mrs.
J. O. Talley, Mr. Vandiver, Mrs.
C. B. Dye and daughter, Esther, and
son, Bailey, and Mr. Clarence Dye
were among the visitors to Norman
Mr. Matthews of Norman was a
business visitor to the S, h, Clsxton
Phone No. 5 for
Your business will
be carefully taken
wwf wwima m MM—mp
t ■ eli' o
-e front. Thirty (ti!fcr-
r-:'i .'tvlcs, ovcr\ one carries a
distinct individuality. Let us
call vour attention to I)re-
I Octant little irock oi tal
with < v^let embroidery. «e
cl'fect. in navy. Priced $29.50.
It" you arc eonsMcrinc;
liitildit'. . :t new home in tlie
nr.tr future vnn are jiroli.tb-
l\ in tli ■ market lor a build-
W e have listed with us
three of the really roost de-
-irabli building lots iti Nor-
man. I lesirable because they
,ire |>rtiperly 1'iated in the
l,i i residence part of the
' 'tie if these 1< ts is locat-
■ ii \•-]( avenue, one on
ivi -t (dtna'nche and the
<,titer oil the corner of Hoyt!
and Lahoma streets.
look the town
it will not find
over anil yo
co iitiare w
W'e invite von
us for anythin
propertv. Let ti
lire is ours.
to call on
^ in city
; show you
alion and pleas-
Inve st mcnt Co.
F. O. Miller
First National Bank Building
y Face H"Glicies over,#\
Making Shaving Easy
The Perm Adjustable Safety
Razor is built to make shaving
easy around the corners and
creases of ears and nose.
Penn Double-Bevel Blades
give the easiest shave because
the extra bevel causes the razor
to glide over the skin instead of
digging into it.
If the Penn Adjustable Razor
doesn't give easy, fine-feeling
shaves, return it and get ycjur
Penn Adjustable Razor Sets may be purchased
from dealers at $5.00, $7.50 and $10.00.
The Razor with the Double Bevel B1
A- C. PENN, Inc.
"Tho faateMt 6rowin& Rasot Butmega in tho World"
Singer Bldg., r
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