Claremore Messenger (Claremore, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 32, Ed. 1 Friday, August 2, 1918 Page: 1 of 8
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* CLAREMORE MESSENGER W
CLAREMORE, OKLA., FRIDAY, 3 f AUGUST 2, Mf.
THE RED CR088—A GREAT NET OF MERCY DRAWN THROUGH AN OCEAN OF UNSPEAKABLE PAIN
J.Q.Adams and family left Thurs-
day in their car for South Dakota for
an extended ^iait with relatlvea.
Loo A. Moore and Roy Moyor drove
to Tulu Wedheaday morning on bus-
Miss Irene Bartmeu waa in Clare-
more from Talala Wedneaday viaiting
frienda and (trapping.
George Miller, of the Ault Drug Co.
waa abaent from work Tueaday nnd
Wednseday due to lllneaa.
BARRED ROCK COCKERELS AT A PRICE
WORTH WHILE IF TAKEN SOON.
W. S. CROUCH, Phone X-5-1
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W ITS GOOD GROCERIES YOU WANT,
YOU MAKE NO MISTAKE WHEN YOU
BUY FROM US. OUR GOODS ARE ALWAYS
THE BEST AND OUR PRICES ARE GUAR-
ANTEED TO BE THE LOWEST IN THE
WE PAY THE HIGHEST PRICE FOR
OUR PRODUCE. N
J. G LIPE Gro.'
WE ARE TOO BUSY TO WRITE AN AD.
BUT WANT TO THANK THE PEOPLE OF
CLAREMORE AND ROGERS COUNTY FOR
THEIR LIBERAL PATRONAGE.
PAUL SUTTON SEVERELY
WOUNDED IN ACTION
Official word has been received
from the war department at Wash-
ington by Mr. and Mra. R.R.Sutton
to the effect that their oldeat aon,
Paul Sutton had been severely woum
ed while in action on tho west front
with the famoua Rainbow division.
Tho telegram, bearing this ill new*
juat stated :"regret to inform yotj
Paul Sutton Vaa severely wounded iif
action July 15th." This waa the de*
tails contained in the telegram.
Paul haa spent a greater portion of
his boyhood days in Claremore. H|
had attended ono year at tho Oklahof
ma University, going from' there to
the University in Chicago where he
had juat graduated in the law depart*
ment when the United Statea entered
the war. IUinoia was organizing thf
light artillery company for the Rain*
bow division about this time and Paul
joined. He has been in France since,
last October, and has been on activ|
duty since the great German drive
started. At midnight on the 14th day
of July, Germany launched her pray
ent drive and the very next day Paul
fell, severely wounded.
This news brought grief to
family and the entire neigbbo:
but the brave family is bearing
with splendid spirit (purely Amei
style) realizing that their son
wounded for a righteous cause, and
confident that some day soon he WiB
march home with the other Amer&
can heroes with Mb head high with
It. R. Sutton, the father of Paul, J§
the undcrsheriff of Rogera County
and a partner in this paper.. f
OFFICIAL FOOD NEWS OF
FEDERAL FGOD ADMIN-
J. CECIL. BPOWN.
Director of Edueation
Strict enforcement ot the rule r
quiring the purchase of wheat subitl-
tutea with white flour and the use ol
fifty per cent of substitutes In bakery
bread will be lnsiste'd upon by tha
federal food administration, according
to announcement of C. B. Ames, Okla-
Judge Ames emphasized hla an-
nouncement by closing three Okla-
homa City bakeries found to be using
lesa aubstltute than required by th<
regulations. One bakery was closed
for 41 days, auother for 14 days and
a third tor seven days, dependent
upon the amount ot wheat substlfuta
lacking In thi bread and pastry.
Bakeries which do not use the re>
quired amount ot substitutes will b«
cloaed and all grocers who sell whita
flour without selling an equal amount
of substitutea will be dealt with sum-
marily, according to Judge Ames.
"The fact that we have just harvest
ed a great wheat crop does not glvo
us license to throw down the bari
to the flour barrel," Judg Ames said
"We inuat observe wheat Baving regu-
lations rigidly In order to build ug
a reserve ot wheat which will tide
us over an emergency."
-WHEN SUAQR IS SHORT
The home canning program nee4
not atop Juat beoauae we are aaked ti
eut our conaumptlon ot auiar, tha
food administration advlaea. Hen
are aome succosaful ways ot preaerv
lag without eugar:
Dry some of your fruit lnatad a
Try pulping frnlts according to th<
English method. Place fruit over i
gontle heat until enough moisturt
oomea out to prevent burning, thai
increase the heat until the fruit bolla
Boll an hour, atlrring constantly, ant
can In sterilized Jara. With aome dri
frulta, auch aa apples, a little watel
will have to be added to prevent
Can frulta without aagar.
Let corn ayrup and other syrupf
aupplement eugar for preserving o|
WJLL GO IN MAYES
COUNTY DRAFT QU
In looking thru the columns of
Pryor Creek Clipper of Mayes Co
we see in the list of Mayes Coun1
draft boys who will go in the next
tingent sometime between August &
and 10th the name of Ralph Davis, *
former Claremore boy and also form-
erly city clerkyOf this city.
We notice the name of Lloyd Mc
Lain in 'this list. Mr. McLainis %
Miss Marion Stair.
RONALD GERARD BACK
IN THE STATES
Ronald Gerard, son of Mrs. Laura
Gerard of this city, haa written home
that he is back in the states located in
California, after a year spent with
Uncle Sam's forces in the Hawiian Is-
lands at Honolulu. Ronald- volunteer-
ed as soon as this country entered the
war and has worked hard studying
military tactics. One thing he has
accomplished in particular and that is
he is now a corporal. He writes that
he hopes to get a furough in the near
future and pay a visif to home folks.
BILL ROGERS DOING HIS BIT
The following telegram has been
received by the chairman of the local
Claremore Red Cross chapter:
To the Chairman of tho Red Crosa
Chopter Claremore Okla.
My Dear Sir:-
Some weeks ago Mr. Rogers pled-
ged to give one hundred dollars a
week to the Red Cross, this to be giv-
en each week in the different towns
in which he is playing.
Aside from this Mr. Rogers has
been compelled to do a great deal for
the Red Cross in New York. So we
just decided that the last twelve
weeks of his New York engagement
we would divide the twelve hundred
dollars between our home towns—Ro-
gers, Ark; Chelsea, Oklahoma, and
So, I'm inclosing in this letter •
LESS WHEAT IN AUGUST
There will be less augar for distri-
bution in August than there was iq
July, according to a telegram which
C. B. Ames, federal food administra
tor for-Oklahoma, has received from
Washington. The August allotment
of sugar for'Oklahoma probably will
not be more than 70 per cent ot tUi
More atrict conservation mensuret
and enforcement of the 2 pound pur
chaae limit ia being urged by th<
Oklahoma haa been divided lntc
food administration zones by C. B
Ames, federal administrator, in ordei
to obtain more uniform enforcement oi
In these zonea meetings will b«
zone. Judge Ames will attend mos1
of these meetings.
"I believe the3e zone meetings wil
result In more good than state meet
ings," Judge Ames said.
ance at the state meetings Is toe
large to bring about a free exchangi
of opinion which we can have at i
COTTON RULES COMING
All price agreements and other mat
tors affecting the price for tha 1917-11
cotton crop will expire with the dls
position ot the crop, according to i
telfgram received by C. B. Ames, Fed
eral Food Administrator for Okla
homa, from Washington.
Differentials and margins of profit
zones and rules which have been es
tnblished will remain in effect, how'
ever, until they are replaced by slml
"If V fast U beat U boats
It you feast U boats beat U."—
Put the right food on the home tabl.
and the camp table will take care o
Iceland, too far north to raise wheat
la preparing to make herself inde
pendent of grain ships by convertlnj
part of her potato crop into flour.
This International food sharing 1.
Just looking after "my folka" "you
folks" and "our folka."
In the presence of a common enem;
we sit at a common table with a!
Food production and food consei
vation along horizontal lines are to bi
l ^fb«md t"Y^rw df-the Mid-V/ea
Horticultural Exposition In Do
Moines, Iowa. November 5-8. 1918.
Monday afternoon Sheriff Green
put the confiscated Buick booze ear
under the auctioneer's hammer, Bart
Draper doing the auctioneering. Tha
car was sold to the higheat bid*
der which was 9925.00 bid in by Da
Witt and Bill Sanders. This ia tha
car that "Chicken Smart"and Lindsay
Coleman atole from Sheriff Green a
few daya ago but waa recaptured, to*
gether with the men.
, Sunday night about 10:00 o'clock
held frequently which will be attendee! Limestone hool house mA ev_
by county food administrator., of th,
to the ground. No clue as to the
cause of the burning has thus far been
obtained, but it is thought that some-
The attend 0ne purposely fired the building. This
is Limestone's second school building
to burn in the past year, the other
building burning about ten months
ago. This last fire leaves Limestone
without a school building.
check for four hundred dollars for the
Claremore Chapter of the American
Red Cross and our best wishes for the
success of the wonderful work you
are doing there.
Very truly yours,
BETTY (MRS. WILL ROGERS)
Amityvillc, L. I., July 26, 1918.
GIVES PIANO TO RED CROSS
This week Mrs. J. H. Chambers,
who will leave Claremore in the near
future, gave her piano to the Clare-
more Red Cross Chapter, same to be
disposed of as the Red Cross may see
fit Mrs. Chambers has taken much
interest in Claremore Red Cross ac-
tivities and this gift indicates that
her interest still is intense.
Misses Eula and Ruth Buchanan
v eve in Vulsa Sunday visiting nnd
JOHN M. TAYLOR SAYS
THE WAR WILL SOON END
John M. Taylor, in town from Lone
Elm precinct Monday morning was
highly elated over what he thinks is
the forecast that the European War
will soon come to a decisive end in fa-
vor of the Allies. The cause of his be-
lief is that Sunday afternoon one of
his registered Duroc sows gave birth
to eight male pigs, not a single fe-
male in the litter.
SHADLEY BUYS MOVING VAN
Friday Henry Shadlcy went to Tul-
sa and purchased a big new moving
van which will be used for all kinds
of light and heavy hauling.
Harold Boyd after a ten day's vaca-
tion,was back at work Monday with
the Central Title and Trust Co.
Jack Reed drove through to Tahle-
quah Monday afternoon on business.
TheMen'a Four Minute Team ot tha
Christian Church held aerviceB at Mid
way Sunday afternoon.
HJ.Piatt waa in Kanaaa City tha
fore part of tha week attending to
Leo Bernhardt and wife, of Jonee-
boro,Illinois arrived Monday morning
for a short visit with hia brother, B.
G.Bernhardt and wife before hia da*
part for Camp.
Mrs.E.G.Bernhardt haa juat receiv-
ed news of the safe arrival of her
brother ,Charlie Clark^n Franca.
Miss Lena Ward waa in Claremore
Saturday from Tulsa.
Miss Nelle Slack*, recently employ-
ed at the Hatw Store, has accepted •
position with a bank in Delaware and
left Monday morning for that place.
Miss Sylvia Griswold left Friday
for a ten day's vacation io Miasouri
Mr. and Mrs. C.C.Clepper returned
Friday from a four week's trip thro*
the east. While in New York'they saw
their son, Bruce, who haa now safe-
ly landed in England.
'Miss Nila Rylander and sisterJfra.
Archey Frey, of Tulsa, spent Sunday
in Claremore, the guests of Miss Aa-
Frank Reed spent a few houra in
Miss Jewel Tyrone, who haa been
attending Phillips University at Enid
returned home Sunday.
Miss Delphine Atkisson arrived
home Tuesday from Philips Univeni-
ty where she has attended school for
the past two months. Afew days were
spent with friends in Oklahoma City
before returning to Claremore.
E.A.Haverfield came in Sunday
from Camp Travis where, ha terai
as a Witness hi a tial for desertion.
Sergt Robert Cumberland, of Ft
j Sillwas in Claremore Monday after a
I deserter, Fred Brott.
Miss Ruth Buchanan has been in
Okmulgee this Week having her eyea
treated by a specialist in that city.
Mr. and Mrs. Shell Bassett, of Tul-
spent Sunday in Claremore with Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Bortle.
Mr. and Mrs. Wyche Murphy and
son are here from Stillwater visiting
his parents for a few dayss.
Wm Theeson and family have mov-
ed into the Lloyd Shank proper*
ty which they bought recently.
R.T.Tanner and family left for Mia-
souri Sunday evening for an extended
visit with his father and mother.
Mr. John Watt has returned to
work with the E.E.North Co. after ft
S.M.Alexander, traveling represta-
tive for the E.E.North Wholesale Co.
is ^pendjng a few days in Claremore.
Marriage licenses were issued Sat-
to;W.A.Bagby,age 39.Mrs.AlUe Cook,
age 28,both of Catoosa;Elmer S.Jonea
of Chelsea; W31.Hulbert age 47,Mra.
Agnes Gerry age 51,both of Sand
Upon investigation the Oakland car
which was discovered at the side ot
the road by the Sheriff and his depa-
ties last week waa found to belong
to G.N.Pain Fairland.Oklahoma .Th*
car had been stolen in Tulsa and de-
serted just south of Claremore whea
found by the officers.
RECEIVED ONE LOU! OP ABOUT
OP STAPLE CHECK GINGHAM
A YARD. QUE MONKY-flAVINQ
US THEY LAST#-
20 cents yard
Sells the Best for
less why pay more?
YOU CAN SAVE MONEY IN OUR LAD-
IES' WEAR SECTION. ALL WASH SKIRTS
NOW ON SALE AT VERY ATTRACTIVE"
UNDER-PRICES. REAL TISSUE GINGHAM
DRESSES, SPECIAL ONLY—
LADIES STYLISH BLOUSES—We will
PLACE ON SALE SATURDAY MORNING
ABOUT SO LADIES' WAISTS. GEORGETTE,
CREPE DE CHINE, VOILE AND ORGANDI,
$4*60 AND |5.00 VALUES, SALE PRICE-
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