The Norman Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 34, Ed. 1 Sunday, March 20, 1921 Page: 4 of 12
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THE NORMAN TRANSCRIPT—NORMAN, OKLAHOMA
SIGNS OF THE TIMES
These arc days of history mak-
ing. Numerous things happen in i
cycle of years even in a yea s time,
to make one retrospective. Spring
usually d. es this anyway. It seen
in the springt me, • ne'< fancy turn
not only to love, a- the poet tell
about, hut it takes us hack t* child
hood days when we just natura!!
betook ourselves t< the side _'.irde
near the raspberry bushes and tile-
apple tree just over the warden
fence in the rchard, already a bur
of bloom, and we stooped clo*
down t< mother earth to catch the
perfume of the modest purple
the small stalk of the white hyacinth
or the budding syringa flow, ring • ■
the nearby bush. It does not matte
if we live years afterward the small
remembrances of childhood days
fl> it back each year especially i
they are associated with thes
primal insti ncts and just as s< on a
the first robin begins t' sing on th
branch of a tree or the pungent od
of returned earth strikes our recep
tive nostril, we set it all .main 1
is just human nature after all. We
live in cycles, not only from a
ent'fic point of view, but just uat
• rally as the months and years r<>1
We study nature nd study our
selves and in the thought, com
*He tri i ty heaven and the afte
this-life-experience. which we are
^11 aiming for, even though we d
"ike different paths to reach t'
History making and history n
peatinp itself can be regist< e
^-onofoijieVllv in life's boo' i
many ways ar^ made a'
fashions repeat themselves, the
are society's fndc and these repe
themselves too School life wit'
the kiddies of today sin"ing just t'i
same simple sonus we sang in day
of long a 'o, "Good MWiiin' Mern
sunshine," for instance. Does it call
hack memories: But in this matte
of Ihe trinity Vafture, ours. I v.
and heaven Does clirstianit;
'hange or s the world tod;i y enioy
ing old tiir.e religion as in days g n
by? Christianity does not cliauee
but the habits of churches and it
people do and that is where the <1 it
ference is. 1 he old church in tin
country with the "a lent city" cl
by. where the people came fr
miles around in buggies with fat
sleek mule as a motor power and
spent the day with well filled b
kets from which a sumptuous dinner
was served spread, under the wide
spreading trees at the noon hoir
with sermon from one preaches
the morning and from another
the afternoon, where singing was
pitched with a tuning f rk or from
"do. re, m." where s'mple folk met
and told of the Jad things t'lat hat.
happened the past week or fortnight
in the way of good crops, a • ew call
come in or a fine litter of pigs;
visit from the city cousins wh
never ceased to praise the fine bet
ter. the honey and the milk, or per
haps the s^orv was different atu
someone had been ill and life's cloud
eemed to have lost its silver I'trtig
However the people met and en
ioyed oldtune religion. The preac' •
told about the stories of the Goor
Rook and held aloft f"r human ad
monishment. the lives of those men
and women of the days of th ■ Rible
whom God loved and prospered be-
cause of their love for TTim and th
way in which they stood true to
themselves, and to nature, thev, like
"*e of the nresent time. looWng for
fhe golden rew;>rd which wa< sure
♦o come if they obeyed IT s mm
mandments All th's was 'old aboti
in the davs of the old time religion
Today with the city church, fas!-
:mied as w> all t-nnw with the Intes
"f nWention of concrete which ha
".ken the place of the rude 1 e
7 fireh or the 1 i 11T • w^lte rhurrfi
i'h the steeple today with the w
' olstered seats where the neople
"•ould rather come than to the
"hurch over the way where the
•" ts ire not so comfortable, wherp
fhe errand nine orcran sweeps angelic
• hvthm of heavenly iound into your
ar where the f:ne choir lead/ ♦Vp
"jnoreorfltional gfnrtnf* nf 'Tom#
1 bou Fount nf Fve-V Hlescin0and
'• "em; o ftnat iust n« dear to your
!*®art and <tnuf ns it did in the rfnv-
' 'he °Men time when the tuniiv
f- rk nltehe^ the time. where the
•■-eaeber tet's ?n much the enme wav
*f'e wonderful truths in the P.iMe
''•d th^ other man in tbr humble
church, where the prettv youne
oman romr« rlad in her srmrt
f-oek and the early «nrine hat nc did
f1,e country tase'e of Ve olden time
" ith the s'fnnte gown che made with
her own handc and the nretty hat
♦rimmed fn cherry Mr «*r nic and a
nrettv hlue how of ribbon. the rirl
of todny. gtances over her shouMer
dumrr the «ermon or d"r'nr a sonr*
to see ff the "twin-cotd" nen'
mtieh a« did the country who
wondered if Tohn bar! made true h'«
promise to enme nnd eat dinne*-
wi h her at th'« "alt day meet in"
with dinner on the trrounds '* Till-
man nature f« hist the «ame OirMi-
an'tv is lust the same H God is in
heaven and alt is rfcht wftfi the
world.** hut there Is a dif^erenee
from the old time refffrfnn and tha*
of today and what 1c It*
Sunrise oxrr the marches, the marsh &ra§§
dried and brown.
S';nri«e over the brown roofs of a little
Sheen of the dark marsh water, smoke from
the chimneys where
The morning fire* are sending a word t«
the mominn air.
Smoke, t1— >>mI nf the hou«<*t that without
r pleasant plnre to
marshet and far from
'.iminR mi«t of tftern
rh the biown.
inxes and see the low
of the chimneys, and
t- the plow leaves and
lards,' and I wish that
The responsibility of the soci-
ety column falls upon the writ-
er ill is week. a« the society edi-
tor has been absent. We regret
the fact that the column fails to
come up t<> the standard today,
but it is the best we could do
mule the circumstances Trust
you will have a forgiving spirit.
;it le tst this one time. -Ed tor.
The Old Regime club met with
M'- I hn F'aning Thursday after-
'U, March 17th at he home on
)nes avetiu. I ti accordance with
:e day were th prettv St. Patrick
'••orations in li^im room and din
room. \ most interesting pa-
r on Irish lyrics written by Mrs
uchanan. was greatly enjoyed . The
dub members regretted Mrs. Much
n tn'i absence on act ount of illness
nd appreciated her interest in the
ay's program. I>y selecting Mrs ,
i nire to read her paper before]
I club, \11 interesting account of
trip to Ireland, taken by Mrs Ma-
ire ten years ago, and her impres-
ts and descriptions of the beau
til Emerald Isle added to the af-
•rnoon pleasure. \ delicious lunch-
on conveying the St Patrick's suc-
tions was served to the club
■embers and invited givsts. Mes-
'nmes Warren. Waters Hranden-
■ * •, ( hea.lie, and Miss Grantheii.
t Kansas City. M< . Club adjourn
' m ! u ;ll meet with Mrs. T.owth-
• April 7th.
•h *5* +
I he New Idea club gave Mrs. J. B.
iSad!, a snrp ise j)arty Wednes
iv afternoon by calling and bring.
th. ir refreshments This after-
ton was tin date scheduled for
Cl.ca<"c t entertain the organ-
': II and it w as fea: ed that she
uld not do so, on account of I er I
C'-nt ill health. Mrs Gr.anthem, •
ar friend and nurse t' MrsCheadle
ade the sti• • .« sti< n and the < cca-
toi was enjoyed by all. not the least i
whom was the surprised lady her-
* * +
The P. E. O. will meet at 31
'clock Monday afternoon with Mrs !
'.rtlnir Willi; us 224 West Symnies \
Ihe Home Kconomics club met!
I'hursday at the home of Mrs. II. H.I
• oodrich on DeRar avenue Roll'
ill f t to women of past and prcs 1
nt history- and liteiature. Mrs ('
V. Shanimn read a very interest-!
•V-' pap. r, "The World's Greatest '
"omen of Today." Mrs. II G. I
Goodrich's paper, "Women as I lost
4ss, Guest and in \*ar ou- Profes I
sions" a>« well as an original poem I
My Pa," were greatly enjoyed and I
ppreciated by all the members and
guests including, Mesdanvs Wright.
Sturgis. R yd. Martin, and Gitting-
r Dainty refreshments stigges-
ive of St. Patrick's Day were serv-
d by Mesdames Goodrich, Miller
•h + +
The Astocial'on of ^Collegiate
\lumnae will hold a husine s meet
tig Monday night at 7:30 in the
tM room on the second f'oor of the
"niversity admiirstrati'on ♦building,
y order of Mrs. F. F. Rlachly, [>res-
^ ❖ +
The Woden club meeting schedul
d this week with Mrs. J. R. Cheadl.
II not be held at all, t was an-
+ 4* 4*
Mrs. G P Glenn of this city is
In end-nig the week end wifh Miss
lertrudc Sidener. her neice teaching
Fnglish in the high school at Bixby
Mrs Glenn left last week as a 1 ca1 :
elegate to the Daughters of the
\merican Revolution state confer
nee at Ttilsa and will return some
ime th s week.
A LINE 0' CHEER
By John Kendrick Bangs.
DO WHAT they will
For good or 111
Unto the League of Nations;
The Treaty take
Or let It break
Beneath the iU<Hervatlon —
My hand and heart
Will do their pnrt
With Treat lea or without them
To stand for g *>d
When Hutia or others flout them.
V understand the gas company lj
going tc put on more prestfuna.'*
"In the stovef*
Modern business is
ba?ed on mutual profit.
The interest of a store and
its customers should he
identical. Realizing; that
a close application to the
routine and duties of day
after day business, may
overlook some details
which would strenffthen
our degree of helpfulness
to our patrons, we extend
a sincere invitation for
suggestions and criticisms
at all times.
The Accessory That Made
Easter Famous—the Hat
Another bewildering collection of Faster Hats is reach for
A tomorrow. Bewildering as a collection; but making se-
lectin!] sii easy, so satisfying, so definite, when the right hat
is tried on. The most artistic models that the season has evolved, in so
main varieties—the severely refined, for those who like them best; the
brilliant and ornate for those to whom thev are most becoming. With
completest satisfaction and perfection of style for each purchaser.
More than two hundred beautiful models arc ready for vott to
see, every hat different. Styles that will be worn by the best dressed
women in America and prices are most modest with wonderful values at
$5.50, $6.50, $7.50 and up to $15.00.
We Want You to be our Guests this Week
The Store is Ablaze with Bright New Styles
for Easter Wear
Come, make us a visit tomorrow, Tuesday or any day you may choose this week. The
store has on its best "bib and tucker" this week and we want you to see it at its best. Every
counter, everv show case, is filled with the best merchandise America can produce, even
sjoods from Ireland, England, France and Switzerland is here awaiting your visit. Never
have we assembled such a great variety of high class wearing apparel for men, women and
We want you to make us a visit this week—not to buy—just to see what an interesting
display we have ready to greet you any day this week. May we expect you?
Charming Silk Underwear
For the Easter Outfit
Nothing so perfects
the Faster gown as the
soft, supple foundation
of silken undergar-
ments—perfect in their
stylish lines, refined in
their dainty adorn-
ments—so helpful in at-
taining the perfect fit
of the gown.
Glove silk vests of very fine quality, special
at $1.75, $2.00 and $2.50.
Glove silk envelopes, or teddies, at only
Glove silk top union suits with batiste bot-
toms. special $2.50.
Eiffel Maid union suits of best wash satin
at only $3.00.
Eiffel Maid union suits of wash silk at only
Just in Time For
Through our Xcw York of-
fice comes these wonderful
long white kid gloves, just in
time for wear on Faster morn-
ing. Made of the finest of
French kid skins, bv the most
expert stove makers in the
world. Perfect in quality, fit
and style. Full sixteen button
length, just what you want to
wear with that new short sleeve
:r s ideal for afternoon and
evening wear with any color
dress you may choose. Fvery
si/c from 6 to 7. best SX
kid gloves, special this week at
Smart New Spring Suits
This week \re are showing fifty very attractive -nits in styles that have
won favor in the largest stvle centers of our country. Materials are those
most in demand and include Trie-otine, Poiret Twill as well as best quality
Menswear Serffe. While there are enough novelty colors to offer a great
varietv. navv is by far the most popular shade of the season.
Styles are smart box coats that resemble the I'ton models of years ago,
wonderful tailored models a- well as coats with ripples, all styles have smart
new skirts in keeping with the style of the coat.
If you have not made your purchase of a spring suit we would lie glad
to have \ou see these fiftv new models. Prices are $25.00, $29.50, $39.50 and
Women's Ultra Smart Oxfords and Slippers For Spring
Beginning with the buckled strap Oxfords which are so good for walk-
ing or sports this display runs the entire eamtit of low footwear for spring,
flere serviccablity and smartness go hand in hand. Exceptionally well
liked by women of discriminating taste are plain pumps and one and two
strap slippers in satin, suede and kid.
Attractive new Spring Offords in both black and brown, all sizes and
all widths, unusual values at $8, $0 and $10.
Reautiftil new strap slippers in kid, suede and satin in black, grev and
brown. Many styles in all sizes and widths, prices start at $9 then $10
and up to $12.
Dresses That Will Delight a Woman's Heart
This past week has brought us many new Faster dresses in both Taf-
feta and Canton Crepe. These two fabrics are verv much in favor for
thcuew season and styles are those that make these silks look their very
'Non still have time to select the dress you are to wear on Faster
morning if you will visit our second floor tomorrow. Seventy-five smart
new spring dresses that are very new, everv dress is a different style all
the wanted colors are included. Navy, black, Kiev, brown are the four
most wanted shades and you may choose them from vour favorite silk.
Prices are verv modest as we arc showing wonderfully smart dresses at
$29.50, $39.50, $49.50 and $59.50.
Fortunate is the Woman Who Is Well Equipped With
With smart new suits and separate skirts puttintr in a radiant appear-
ance, it is more necessary than ever for the well-dressed woman to have
plenty of charming blouses. Trim, tailored blouses of Habutai silk or
lingerie fabrics are excellent for mornings, And while fluffy blouses of
net have been designed to wear with the sweaters of Spring thev also add
a note of daintiness to Eton suits.
The blouse section is offering many attractive models this week in-
cluding Pongee, Georgette, Pussv Willow. Crepe de Chine and both white
and colored wash fabrics in both dressy and tailored models. All sizes
in all popular Spring
Wash Waists at $2.00
Silk Rlouses at $5.95
NORMAN S GREATEST STORE
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