The Norman Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 34, Ed. 1 Sunday, March 20, 1921 Page: 3 of 12
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THE NORMAN TRANSCRIPT—NORMAN. OKLAHOMA
Canadian boundary Line.
According lo a report recently Is-
sued by th > United States ireologtcal
survey, the length of the boundary
line between Canada aud the United
States Is 3,8S)8 miles.
MONEY. BRAINS AND VISION
NEEDED IN SUCCESS OF PAPER
WANT ADS ARE CASH
Want ads are strictly cash in advance.
That is to say we do not take want ads
over the telephone. We have about
seventy five dcllais due us for want ads
These are little accounts that are scat-
tered throughout the town, and it would
v cost moie co send a collector after them
than the ads are worth The cost of want
ads is a cent and a half per word each
insertion, with a minimum charge oi
twenty-f.ve cents, so it is easy to figure
out the cost. Send your want ads to the
office by the children, or any one else
Transcript want ads are bringing results.
Try one if you have anything to sell or
want to buy anything, or if you have lost
or found anything.
Transcript-Enterprise Pub. Co.
FOR S.\LK OR I'RADK Five p.is
sender far good shape Also 50
foot lot 11 Shawnee. What have you?
J A. Fcnn, 917 West ! "yil. Pin ne
FOR SALF Five room bungalow,
close in, modern, garage and barn.
Phone 486. 34-It*
(jF\ FKAL HUILDIX'G, repairing,
wall tinting, floor work and paint-
ing. All work iir*t class. Let me
figufe with you. J. C Jones, -DO F.
Eufaula. Phone 1074. 34-It*
FOR SALE—Seven acres and small
four room house, block north of
Fast Side school. W. A. Drummond.
Y\ WTFI) TO RENT—Furnished
house or apartment available be- ,
tween tir.st and 10th of April. Phone}
M P. McNAMEE PICTURES THE
BEAUTY AND GLORY OF NOR-
MAN AND THE TRANSCRIPT.
Some poet some time personified
the li tie stream and quoted it as say-
ui. , vien may come and men may go
but i g< on forever," The same may
oi ten be aid of newspapers. While
some newspapers, like some trees and
some institutions, have an ephemeral
•Mice and soon die • ut. many ni
;hem survive from generation to gen-
ration and promise to live and serve
purpose so iong as the town in which
'hey are published remains upon the
•iap. ft is a question of the ability of
the paper's management to adjust it
( the changing conditions of its en-
vironment and keep pace with the de-
velopment of the town. While a town
is ill the country village class its local
paper cannot expect to wield a wide
influence and eotne up to the ideals of
In metropolitan papers; but as the
town grows the paper should be able
to expand in size and vision and in-
fluence. Norman at the present time
.oid for a year or two past seems to
be enjoying an unprecedented era of
growth ami expa tsjon. li has cast off
iis swaddling clothes and is well along
in the knee pant stage. It is now hope-
fully looking forward to a time when
it will In- able to wear men's clothing.
1 he Transcript so far as 1 know and
can learn has always been a progres-
sive, forward-looking publication. It
has always worked for the best inter-
ests of the town, giving aid and en-
couragement to every movement for
the moral, religious, educational and
material advancement of the town and
e immunity. But while it helped the
town to grow, no newspaper can grow
much taster than the town in which
it is published. It takes a big con-
tituency to make a big newspaper.
F he constituency of the Norman
Transcript, I suspect, has almost dou-
bled since 1 came here seven years
ago. Its advertising patronage has no
doubt made equally as great an in-
crease. I am pleased to note here of
late months that the Transcript
seems capable of expanding along with
the town of Norman. It is not only
getting bigger and better but it has
visions < t a great future both for it-
self and Norman. It is rising to the
task of planning a greater Norman
j and helping to carry out the plan.
[What an\ newspaper needs to make
I a success of it is money, brains and
vision. And while 1 have mentioned
money first, it really comes last, be-
cause brains aud \ision put into a
newspaper will bring money and mon-
ey won't give a man brains and vision.
Kraiu.s and vision, however, are pret-
ty closely related, for while a man
may have some brains without much
vision, he can't have much vision with-
out brains. Joseph Pulitzer had no
I money but he had vision and brains
'and he founded one of the greatest
newspapers in America and acquired
great wealth. Vision takes a lot of
jungle and rubbish and raw material
and converts it into a commodious
! home and surrouids it with a lawn
covered with spreading shade trees
j and beautiful flowers and shrub*: it
I takes i ragged, rambling, straggling
' c uflTr town with muddy or dusty
| st. >vs, filled with rubbish, and con-
; verts it into a fine, sanitary city with
i all the comforts and conveniences of
a modern up-to-date city and all the
! embellishments peculiar to people of
culture and refinement; it takes a raw
uncouth, uncivilized set of barbarians
J and converts them into a progressive,
j useful, helpful citizenship. I believe
the Transcript now has some men con-
trolling it who have vision. 1 want
to see it grow with the town and the
state. 1 believe it will continue to
widen its circle of usefulness. There is
perhaps no other individual organiza-
tion or institution in a city or town
that can wield as great an influence
for weal or woe as a newspaper. 1 he
pulpit or the school hardly surpasses
the newspaper in the power to mould
public opinion. The people who con-
trol the editorial policy of the Tran-
script should get a 'clear picture in
heir minds of a beautiful city of sa)
twenty or thirty thousand inhabitants
A city that is sanitary and crean mor-
ally and physically. A city that is
beautiful i'1 look upon, a joy t-> live
within, and then they should never
stop preaching and pounding and ex-
pounding until that picture become*
I a reality in all of its beauty and sym-
metry and loveliness. It is not
enough that a newspaper should re
tlect public opinion- describe things
as they are and record events as the>
happen. A newspaper should mould
I public opinion—picture things as they
should be and then strive to bring the
physical condition and artistic ap-
pearance of the town and the moral
md aesthet e sense of the people up
to that high standard of excellence.
M. P. McNAMEE.
TOR SALE—Five room house, with'
barn, chicken house and good gar-
den spot, ( lose in. $2,500. Terms. |
311 Fast Acres. 34-4t*
FOR SALE—5 room house, close in,
2 lots, cement cellar, good barn,
water and lights. Phone 1001. 34-3t* j
WANTED—Woman to do house- '
work. 519 Chautauqua, phone 125.
Mrs. Buchanan. 34-2t* I
MAPLE SHADE—A few nice maples
for sale. W. W. McCullough. I
L< )S T—1 hursday, between home of
Mrs. Osterhaus and cemetery, nand i
bag containing $5 bill, small change \
and three clu cks. Finder please return
to 1 ransci ipt and receive reward. J
FOR RENT—Rooms, (all 103 West!
Frank street. 34-2t* ,
\\ ii HAY F just received a complete
line of Aladdin aluminum ware. The
best aluminum ware made. Minteer
Hardware Co. 34-3t
RED STAR wickless oil stoves. Min-
teer Hardware Co. 34-3t
PERFECTION wick oil stoves and
ovens. Minteer lldwe. Co. 34-3t
GARDEN rakes and hoes.
Hardware ( o.
ALL SI/.FS of garden tools. Min-
teer Hardware Co. 34-3t
TOR SALE—Single comb Rhode Is-
land Red eggs. 15, $1.00; 100, $5.00.
Mrs. C. F. McCormick, route 1, phone
LOS I A knife edge bar pin, with
three diamonds. Reward. Call Del-
ta Gam a H< use. Phone 615 33 2t
FOR SALF -Baby's white enamel
crib. Phone 711-J 33-2t
FOR SALF Single comb Rhode
Island Red Eggs. 15, $L; 100, $5.
Mrs. ( I. McCormick, Route 1
Phone M-52. 33-2t*
FOR SALF- Two mares. Inquire at
Palace Garage lor further imorma-
LOU AND BILL will do your odd
jobs. Price right, work right.
Phone 10/4. 32-Ot*
LE I US do your yard and garden
work. Cofiey & Bear. Phone 433.
FOR SALT".—Milk delivered 40 cents
gallon. Single comb White Leghorn
and Huff Orpington eggs for setting,
lor sale. J. YV. DcGolyer, South Jen
kins, Norman. 32-3t*
T( )R KFN I iUO acres good land, new
bungalow. See \\ . N. Rucker. 32-3t
F'OR SALF—Six room modern house
Owner leaving town. W ill sell at a
sacrifice. Phone 592. 32-6t"
FOk SALE on. Cole's Hot Blast
heatii . stove, size 16, .>18. Call at
211 W est Eufaula. Phone 709.
Coinc and bring the family or
iriend ano enjoy a palatable well-
BLACK CAT CAFE
"The Home of Good Eats"
99c TUESDAY 99c
These are a few of the most wonderful
bargains of the day. \ i>it our store Tues-
day. You get double value for your
27x53, a large Rug uf floral design, worth $2.50, spec-
ial for Tuesday at
A large $2.00 Suit Case. If you ever travel buy one
OXFORDS AND MARY JANES
.Misses' Tennis Oxfords and Mary Jane Pumps in
white and black, sizes 1U/2 to -—
FOR THE BOYS
'Co .Mothers—These llovs" Blouses are made full with
unusual care, cut full, liberal sizes, long sleeves, will
launder perfectly and guaranteed America's best, worth
$1.50, for only i
Ladies' Bungalow l'crcale Aprins, regular $2.00 value
—special for Tuesday
Ladies' 50c Black Lisle Ilose, Goodknit brand, four
A nice large Wool Finish Blanket, 30x50, worth $2.50,
for Tuesday only
Babv Dresses, sizes 2 to 4, embroidered and lace
trimmed, made of white lawn and batiste, worth .$1.95,
LADIES' SILK HOSE
Silk Cordovan lluse of exceptionally good quality for
$2.50 Middv Biouses, made of best middv cloth, for
Ladies' Summer Unions, shell knee, taped neck, $1.00
value, 2 for
MEN'S NIGHT SHIRTS
Men's Muslin Night Shirts, all sizes—
Babv Patent Man lanes, sizes 2 to 4'/,—
Rubens Shirts for the hahv, 75c grade, 2 for—
Petticoats, flowered Sateen and imitation lleather-
bloom, worth $1.50, for onlv
Why not make S10 or $15
more a bale on your cotton
l>v planting Aeala Long
Staple Cotton Seed?
For the convenience and ben-
efit of the cotton farmer we have
bought a quantity of this seed
and have ii stored at the Norman
Mill and Grain Company's
It will take only a few min-
ute to ask u> about it. Come in.
Footwear for Easter
Our late shipment of footwear for women and misses
combine style and shades which harmonize with the new
dress modes. Come in and let us fit your foot—the very
moderate prices of this quality footwear will meet with
These ()xfords come in black, b-own and
Russian Calf—military and walking heels
They are just what you have been looking
for and at prices that will please.
ONE STRAP PUMPS
We have jus! received a shipment of
these beautiful pumps. They come in M ick
aud brow 11 kid with the Baby Louis heel.
Collie in and see them.
We are sure that we can phase you in
our shoe department and you will find that
our prices mean real economy. Come in and
let us show you our line.
F. <Si J. Cash Store
Four Doors West of First National Bank.
Pure Bred Stock Sale
To be held in Sale Pavilion at P air Grounds
Norman, Oklahoma, April 4
Commencing promptly at 1 o'clock the breeders of Cleveland County will
offer for sale 52 head of registered Shorthorn cattle and 50 head of registered
Poland-China and Duroc hogs.
All the stock offered in this sale will be sold just as it comes from the
farms. Nothing has been especially prepared for sale. It is the policy of the
Cleveland County Improved Livestock Association to offer for sale oidy
good individuals. We believe every animal will make money for its purchaser.
The good breeders of Cleveland county consign liberally to this sale and
are offering 40 high class female Shorthorn cattle. Also 12 good bulls.
Hog consignments are all proven and reliable stock. You will find any
age breeding animal you want in this sale.
You are especially invited to attend this sale. We feel sure that you will
appreciate the livestock business this year more than ever. All farmers have
stood a loss at this time, but the livestock farmer is the one who can best live
down the conditions. If you are already in the business you will find stock to
improve your herd, and if you are not in the business you will find founda-
tion stock here.
Come be with us April 4th. Write for catalogue.
Cleveland County Improved
I livestock Association
COL. G. D. CRAVES, President County Agent P. K. NORRIS, Secretary
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The Norman Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 34, Ed. 1 Sunday, March 20, 1921, newspaper, March 20, 1921; Norman, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc168335/m1/3/: accessed December 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.