The Norman Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 34, Ed. 1 Sunday, March 20, 1921 Page: 1 of 12
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VOL. IX. NO. 34.
The Norman Transcript
NORMAN, OKI AHOMA. SUNDAY. MARCH 20. 1121
MULDROW URGES AN
ACTIVE DRIVE FOR
PRESIDENT OF ROTARY CLUB
ALL SOLDIERS SHOULD JOIN
Mrsgage Wired Senator Dav'dson
Insisting Soldiers' Widows and
Orphans be Cared For
PRICE FIVE CENTS
GO TO CHURCH
"These things I command
you that y< h> «■ one another"
There are i wo ppnciples f glu-
ing for mastery of tli«' .vorld
today. The one is Love and
the other is Hate Love is
progcssiv, constructive Hate
Is reactionary!, destructive.
Love is optimistic; Hate is
p< <sim stic; Love brings
peace, joy, happiness, con-
tentment. Hate brings mai-
lt-', envy discontent, unhap-
piness. Th-.M- who obey
Jesus live by the rule of L' ve.
Such folk- know joy, peace,
contentment, happiness. Obe-
dience to the commands of
Je>us is the only life to live
Go to church today and
take a friend.
The churches of Norman
I. 0. (>. F. Delegates
Will Attend Meet
at Tulsa This Week
! J. T. I'reskitt,
■ gree work of tli
Hon. Hal Muldrow, president of i
Norman Rotary club, and chairman of
University Regents, in an impressive
speech before the regular meeting of'
Fletcher Odell Pledger post No. 88.
American Legion, at Davis hall
Thursday night, lauded the aims and
purposes of the Legion organization
and drew some interesting compari 1
sons between its objects and those of
Rotary. Mr Muldrow expressed his
surprise that all ex-service men of the
community had not allied tln in , ;« , s
with the organization , indicating that
such failure must certainly be due to
lack of knowledge of its purposes and
Some thirty enthusiastic Legionaires
wqre present and hearty applause
greeted the stirring appeal of the
speaker of the evening. At the close
of the address the post took prompt
action in order to put into working
effect the sentiment so ably express
ed by selecting Miller Thompson Jim
Corbett and Henry I'eters, respective
ly, captains of three teams to stage
a membership drive during the ne\t ca,, ! 1!.11♦ s piepar-
thirty days. The team captains also ''' '' ' ''I S "I^M :lP
constitute a committee on entertain- to candidates for subordinate,
ment and refreshments for the meeting encampment • Patriarch Militant
of April 21st, which marks the close ' • Special (a■un.-i mis for nieni-
of the drive. The members of the hership ;i! being h Id in all lodges
winning team are to be the guests on 'f '1(' : 1 ■ |S s
this occasion and the losers will foot 'he conclave may liiiate ' 1 i• larg-
the bill. class c,ver presented to a c uvcti
A resolution was unanimously ti<"i in < >k' li" N: tli n , 00
adopted favoring the immediate pas- umbers t' • • m over the Mat are ex-
sage of senate bill 346 which pro peet ••! t" attend
vides an appropriation of $30,000 to \ 1" ' '1 one and a half railroad
delegates attending the con
l secured on all rail
plain of the de-
local lodge, will
| attend the Oklahoma Conclave of
|A)(hlIt llow-liip which meets in I i. a.
i March 25 and 2. "in • a> a represen
j tative of the Subordinate lodga N«
' 7 am! - m the I ncaiupment \ 61
Others may decide later to .o
1 \ii honor banner will Ik present-
ed to e\ery lod e n the state hav
care for the destitute widows an-l or
phans of Oklahoma soldiers who lost vention In
their lives in lite world war. Adju
taut Abbott was directed to win Sen-
ator Davidson, chairman of the com
mittee which lias the hill under con
sideration, informing liini of tin ac
Members present declare that tin-
meeting was the most effective one
vet held, and predict that the unusual
'pep" displayed will bring results ir.
greatly increased membership and
corresponding efiectiveliess in the or-
ganization. The next regular meeting
night is I'liursdav, \pril 7.
■JR. FRANCIS E. CLARK
CHRISTIAN WORKER IS
TO VISIT OKLAHOMA
Dr. Francis I Clark, st"ii,
Mass , president of ti e lTnited Soci-
ety of Christian Endeavor and of the
World < hr'-tian Fndenv r I'nion will
It. in ()Jclt homp ("ity v: ril J and a II
dtTver an address at 3 p. m. in the
First Presbyter an church.
Dr. Clark, who organized the first
Christian Fndea1 r society Feb. 2
1881. in the W:"isi' n Convre.'ati n il
.Iiurrh at Portland, Me, will make
a tour of the southwest the latter
>art f March and the first of \p-il
!T>' w'l1 v -it Mexico md on the re
turn trip will be in San Antonio,
Houston, Dallas, and Denton at the
Fort Worth District convention
11 is only stop In Oklahoma will be
mi Oklahoma City and hundreds ->f
state I- udeavorers arc expected t" at
tend the address.
SECOND ANNUAL SALE
OF PURE BRED STOCK
Catalogue Is Issued Describing the
Stock to be Offered on
The second annual pure bred stock
ale will be lu ld in Norman Monday,
April 4, according to information re-
ceived bv Col. 0 D Craves, presi-
dent of the association.
The sale will include 5? head of reg-
i tered Shorthorn cattle and 50 head
oi" re-.-isti-red Duroe and Poland-China
hn-js No l i" preparations have been
made for this sale, and the stock will
be offered just a- it comes from the
farms. Graves stated. It is the pol-
icv of the Cleveland County Improved
Live Stock association to offer noth
ill'.' but ood individuals for sale, so
that ti o « vho contemplate entering
the busiiu-ss \ ill have the opportunity
of buying the best to be had. and those
who are already in the business will
.be able to find stock to improve their
The people of Cleveland county are
takin a I• n interest in better stock
and Craves i of the opinion that the
each animal will find a quick buyer.
The catalogue announcing the sale
and describing/each animal ;s off the
press -ind is now in the hands of Col.
Craves and County Agent Norris, of-
ficers of the organization.
COMING TO NORMAN
IN RELIGIOUS WORK
DR. G. F. BORDER MAY
HOSPITAL IN NORMAN
fl. F wler P.oidcr, mayor and
■ing surgeon of Mangum, was
n visit r the first of the week,
contemplating a modern hos-
URGENT NEFF) OF ROOMS CAN
NOT BE EMPHASIZED
TOO STRONGLY pit.il !■ r tinit is t.> !.<■ mp-
jed. by the citizen* of V-rman M at
«T„ , . r rnir he will de L • iMl- A nodi ra
COMMIT I EE STILL ACTIVE Spital w II be teat help t ward
the growth of the Cniversity City,
Interesting Program Arranged for ''"' ,l will also be a great help to th«
State Sunday School Convention ' citizens
Beginning Tuesday. ! When considering the man, who
I may. if circumstances are favorable,!
I give Norman this great need, we are I
I authorized to state, that Dr. Border]
has practiced surgerv s nee 1898 in j
j.Mangum and is considered "second)
I to none,'* in tin southwest lie is a!
j middle aged man. and is always a
| booster, and never knocker.
MORE ROOMS NEEDED
At least 700 more rooms must bp
listed in private homes of Norman
in order to take care of the dele-
pates to the State Sunday School
convention which is to conv ene here
March 22, 23 and -4. Tom P. Mat
thews, chairman of the entertain
ment committee, said Saturdav. If
you have a'spare room, call Tom 1'
Matthews or C \V Shannon who
will take your name and address
Your asssitance is needed to help
save the dav.
MADE RY ENGINEERS
,s comes from the Bra-
voll that drilling is go-
n very satisfactorily,
s have encountered all
sort of trouble since drill ng
was resumed some -ix weeks
a o. but they think the kinks
have all been ironed out so
that the work can go forward
without a hitch.
S« line have not paid for
their stock, and the company
is very anxious they do so at
once, in order that the test
may I e made satisfactory
to all parties concerned.
The people of Norman are
watch ng tin well with inter-
est, and are almost confident
oil will be found. Leases are
being bought and sold with
prices advancing, indicating
confidence of the people.
MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Blase face bay and chestnut
sorrel mares from pasture
ea t of University campus,
Phone W-2 or 778
Seven hundred cots and a number
of mattresses and army blankets w. re
broueht from Oklahoma City in trucks,
this week for use during the Sundav |
School convention here next week. I
Part of these have been placed in the
•South Methodist and Masonic dormi-
tories However, there are a number
of cots left over which it is hoped |
mav be placed in private homes ( oni 1
mittecs are scouring the town to find
extra rooms or rooms where cots mav
"The urgent need for rooms cannot |
be emphasized too greatly." Mr Mat-
thews s; id in discussinrr the situation
Saturday, "if every available room in
town i- not plac d with us, it is pos
s ible that delegates may have to re-1
♦ urn to Oklahoma City to get lodging,!
/find Yorman cannot afford to allow
| this to happen Many peonle ire al-
I ready arranging to sleep on daven-
oorts and otherwise inconvenience
Ubemselves to help care for delegates
j during the conv ention Others ap-
1 parently must follow thfir example if i
1 we are to care for the delegates " ,
Rev 1 Prank Poach of the First |
Methodist church. Oklahoma Citv. will
give the first address of the enliven- I
lion at the opening program' m the'
University auditorium, Tuesday morn- i
ins.' at 11 o'clock
Song services w ill be led by Mr. I
Mack Stewart choir director of the i
First Presbyterian church. Oklahoma ,
' itv Music will be furnished 1 • \- the
University band, the high school or-j
ehestra. the University glee clubs and
♦ lie University string quartette.
The six general sessions of the con-
vention will be held at 11 o'clock. 2'
oVlnck and 7 o'clock Tuesday, at 0 30
I and " 30 Wednesday and at 7:30
! Thursday evening.
' Divisional meetings will be held at j
jibe following places: Adult division,
(Continued on page 2, col. 3)
Desirable Location w th Conven.
iences Ready for Home Builders
A new addition t" Norman, iust
west of the City Park, containing
about ten and a half blocks was plat
ted by Peckham, Sutton and lames
4ity engineers, Thursday jind Fri
dav according to \Y M Bruce, real
estate agent interested
This proposed addition L three
and a half bl« t k long by tlire wide,
ft begins at Park avenue and runs
west through Lahoma and Flood to
the edge of another platted tract
west « t it bordenm- >n tli • west ide
of Colorado avenue This tract, for
which the name of NJorman Heights
has been proposed, is 13t 0 feet
Good Features Indicated
Although the details of name for
this suburb, the price <>f lots and
other points have not been d« f nitely
(ttled \et. it is expttted to have the
■ lace open for home builders Boon,
m cording t" \\ M Bruce
That the place is "ii a slight em
inence and g ives a plea ing per
pective of the rest of the Cniversity
i ity. is only one >f the good features
he pointed out. The ehatric lighting
and the sewer main is already
there. W ater collections by a main
is promised within a month The
nearest store is • nly four blocks
away, and the situation is not far
from either the un versity or down
town business district.
Possibly the proposed Pary addi
tion west of it will be nicorp a> ted
with it in no one addition < laud
Scott owns the real estate in that
tract and since lie live: in the conn
try it s possible that the Bruce
realty company will handle both, if
a deal on foot goes through.
Proposed names for the strees be
ginning at the south side and pro
cceding north are Dakota^ Iowa, Ni
hraska and Kansas.
Willi ani 7oX Traduction
SEE WILLIAM RUSSELL
In a Startling Story of a Dual Identity
The Cheater Reformed'
The Story of a Fraud So Fearful II brought a
Warning From the < irave.
A Sunshine Coined} "Pals and Petticoats
the Serial, " I 'ride 13."
A Fox News Reel, the hig event in pictures.
State Sunday School Convention
Norman, March 22, 23, 24, 1921
Registration and assignment begins Monday after-
() pen ing session, Tuesdav, 11:00 a. 111.— Preshvtcrian
Afternoon and night sessions at the Cniversity
.A iicl it < irium.
Sectional meetings at Raptist. Methodist. Christian
and Presbyterian Churches.
A full program each day and evening, Tuesday, Wed-
nesday and Thursday.
Everyone in Norman is Interested in Tins
Convention, Including You
3,500 delegates expected. More beds and breakfasts
needed. Mow much more can you do.J The committee
can furnish vou with cots for extra beds. How many."
C. W. SHANNON Phone 137-J or 990
TOM B. MATTHEWS Phone 23.
Your assistance is needed
Wichita Meet in
The Rotarians lu ld a special meet
in ■ in Pn^idcnt 11 a I Muldrow'^ olti e
I 11da\ night t<> arrange to attend the
\\ ii liita conference w hich meets
\pril 6, 7 and 8.
\ lai e number attended the meet
iii ' .iml some thirty members signed
up to attend the conference. The
club has chartered a special Pullman
car and will go with ' pep" and en
, ilnisiasin, fully detei mined to put The
I'niversity Cit\ on the map
Members of the local club who ex-
pect to attend will wear a cap, red
coal and white trousers and carry a
white ane. l ed \s/inan is preparing
a spit v program and the boys are
going expecting to give Norman a bit
of keen advertising, which is charac-
teristic of the members of this or-
LOCAL SHRINERS ON
PILGRIMAGE TO EL RENO
\ number of the Shriners went to
I I Reno, Kriday. where they joined
\rabs of the desert, sliieks, poten
tatcs and oriental nobles from many
tribe foi the pilgrimage ceremonial
i India temple in honor of I) r II
I Smith, first potentate « f the ,
I mple at I I Reno.
Local Shriners returned Friday
night tired, but happy, reporting a
most nterestinn session Those at
Rill Iletherington, Kemper Kim
1 e 11iii I iin 1 or bet t, Carl \lexander,
I ill Deacon, Rav Fischer, Henry
Meyer. Wesley Sherman. Mr Pleag
ei. losh Hillings and Key Boyd.
OLD TIME CITIZEN
DIES IN CALIFORNIA
Word conies from l ong Reach,
< al., of the death near that place
Wednesday of Mr I' O. Prickett,
former old-time citizen of Norman.
Mr Prickett was engaged in the
blacksmith business here for a num-
ber of years, leaving a few years ago
for « alifornia to make his home with
his daughter Miss Sadia. He was the
father of Kerby Pirckett. and was 84
years old at the time of his death. Ilis
many old friends here will regret to
h ii u of his death.
EIGHTY! SEVEN THOUSAND
DOLLARS IN PERMITS IS-
SUED THIS YEAR.
EXTENDS ALL DIRECTIONS
Building* All Modern and Uptodat#
—Common Topic of Con-
"Line upon line, precept upon pre-
cept. here a little and there a little,"
Norman continues to grow and ex-
pand w tli every prospect that this
will be the biggest building year in
the history of the town.
In every nook and corner of the
city new residences are going up,
and old ones overhauled and mod-
ernized. It is the common topic of
conversation It is on the lips of
fathers and mothers and is the glad
song of their children and grand-
Rut. it s not idle talk, this build-
iung boom it is a reality.
The permits verify the statement.
Permits Iwsued This Year.
Twenty-six building permits to-
taling $87.0<K> have been taken out
by property holders in The Univer-
tv City since lanuary 1, as shown
by tin* records in the offl!ce of the
city clerk. They are
Barney Newman, a $3,000 house in
the I ones addition.
C. M Smith, an $8,000 residence
on Fast Keith.
C W Vaughn, a house for $4,500
on Lahoma avenue; and another to
construct two buildings on East
L (' Lindsay, a $500 garage on
\\ F. < riswell. houses on West
Gray for $3.0tK) and $.1500 each
J. I). Pierson , three residences
on North Webster for $4,500 each
I M \lott, a residence for $2,400
on West Daws.
C II I'.oaz, an $800 building on
I F. Hoard, residence on Fast
I II Stockton, a $5,000 res dence
at 117 West Apache
< J Young, a $3,000 residence at
230 Fast Mined a.
S W Bracht, remodeled porch es-
timated at $3(X) for residence at 121
\\ Tom Rose, a $3,000 residence
at 425 Fast Fufaula.
I F Hoard, a $2,500 residence at
811 East Main
A. J. Green, a $2000 residence at
303 Fast I "rank
I P. Rector, a $4.tMH) residence at
310 South Peters
\\ A Keeble, two residences in
State University addition, at $4,500
I C. Roduers, a $2,500 residence at
303 Fast Acres.
W I- Wilkerson, a $2,800 resi-
dence a< 60S Classen Roulevard.
I' L Cralle, a $3,200 residence at
453 South Flood
It is well to send into the world
the songs that live in your heart.
The songs sent forth n your youth
come back and remain with you in
Monday and Tuesday
From the Novel by James Oliver Curwood
AND WHAT A STORY
Picture it ! Raoul Challoner with his wife, Nanette,
and her baby lost to the world in their little cabin in
Cod's Great Wilderness—happy in tluir hiding place
free from law's injustice, their only friends a big black
bear and a wolf-dog. Then conies O'Connor of the
Northwest Mounted to take them back. And as man
and wife and child, bear and dog, start down on the
trail that leads straight to the gallows their whole wide
world bursts into flame.
A forest fire so real that it staggers you! A battle
through so fierce that it awes you! And a finish so fine
that you'll cheer it !
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