Claremore Progress (Claremore, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 8, 1917 Page: 4 of 8
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THE CLAREMORE PROGRESS
«n>—4 rt Mm Pa *ogi— l ClMWir Ok-
lahoma, u weoDd-clu* mail
Inurd Every Thursday by
A. I- KATES PublUher
W. C. KATES. Editor
officiality and leading county
«• Bell*** In—PROGRESS—Oar Nam*
OI<**at in th* Flr t Con*regional OUtrlrt- -
T*«-i.ty-H r Year* Under Present Ownership
"For the Betterment and Uplift of th* Com-
munity In Which We I.lva." I* Our Motto
til CLAREMORE PROC1
THURSDAY NOVEMBER «. ltlT
UK HONE OF FORDS
DOING GOOD BUSINESS
In Laat Ten Day* Ford C.irage Ilaa
1'laefd Eight New Korda
«U«E SHIPMENT OF Al'TO SUP-
\KT AND THE
Ilr. Karl Muck, the learned anil cul-
tured conductor of the celebrated
Iio.ston Symphony Orchestra, refuses
to play "The Star-Spanffltd Banner"
at his concerts. Not because he's a
(iertnnn subject, of course. It's be-
cause our national anthem is so dread-
able that the whole aspect of the war
may have changed in the twinkling
of an eye; that the Allies have the
intention of making Italy the great
battleground for the defeat of Ger-
many; and it certainly seems that
their opportunities on such a battle-
ground are very much greater than
they could become for a long time In
, the northern field. Germany may
have issued the challenge, that, being
accepted, will end the war.
News. may come at any moment
confirmmg this view, or belying it.
Hut the mere possibility set forth is '•«> days ago The Ford Gar-
r rr,"' - u"" mse
lends added zest to the interest With ,ume the following persons showed
which Americans are watching the their faith in the superior universal
coming of those great armies t
clinch on the Italian plain.
Ford <>arage ltecei\ea I.argvst Con-
signment Ever Ordered by Clare-
Another time-honored jfraft has
been swept away by the war broom
The government has put the
Butter board out of business. A quiet
li'.tle order issued by the food admin-
inartistic. He just couldn't; istration has accomplished a reform
think for a moment of incorporating
it in a program of German music. It
would be so uttedly incongruous, don't
you know? It would be a gross in-
sult to Art and Kultur.
"The Boston Symphony Orchestra."
Or. Muck explains, is a purely artistic
organization. We stand in the public
mind for certain very definite musi-
cal attainments. The playing of
merely national or political composi-
tions is not our business. Art is great-
er than any national considerations.
Isn't it distressing? Here we've
been going along, year after year
never realizing what a pitifully medi-
ocre piece of music our "Star-Span
«led Banner" tune really is. We've
been so ignorant and unkultured
to like it. We'v* been especially ap-
preciative of rts swell and swing since
we entered the war. We like to sing
it and we like still better to hear it.
It rouses the fire in our blood, it fans
the patriotism in our souls. It may
be "a poor thing," but it's our own
Il'i American. It's us. We love it
nearly as much as we love the old
flag that it celebrates.
And now, for the first time in our
history, an orchestra leader refuses
to play it in public concerts, when
every other orchestra plays it as a
matter of course. We can't have it
because it's a "merely national or po-
litical composition," unworthy to be
played from the same platform as the
compositions of Herr Wagner and his
Isn't it too bad ? Here's thy '*ioston
orcncaiXH starfl^*^ tou«3 '^nyr arm>,
and everywhere the public will expect
its national anthem—just as a Ger-
man audience would e pect "Die
Wacht am Rhein"—and won't get it,
However, if we know anything
about this same American public, be
fore Dr. Muck gets through with it
he'll swallow his musical art and play
the anthem, or have every instrument
in his orchestra broken over his head
Americans will stand no such inso
lerue fiotn alien enemies.
"It takes three or four tons of pro
jectiles and explosives to kill a sin
gle soldier," says Dr. Woods Hutch
inson. And here at home a man's
lively to die from a flare-up of the
as giate or a tack-hammer blow on
IB- 3B- JBT
"The Germans beckon us to the
Italiai. front," says the military cor-
espondent of the London Times
. r .th e.-y hearty good-will we
>hall oblige them."
Here is an aspect of the Teutonic
invasion of Italy that is new to most
observers, particularly in ^America
We have been looking upon the Italian
situation as offering no possible ad
vantage to the Allies—as either 4
downright disaster, or at best, a hurt-
ful blow partly parried. But the sen
tence quoted has a ringing note of op
timism. Can it be that England and
France, m rushing their troops and
guns to northern Italy in large num-
bers, have really been doing so "with
a hearty good-will."
The New York Times, whose opin-
ion on military matters carries more
weight than that of any other Ameri-
can newspaper, is disposed to accept
this view. The German drive into
Italy, says the Times, may turn from
a calamity to a blessing. The rival
armies have been practically dead-
locked on the western front Britain
and France have gained steadily, but
so slowly that a definite decision there
might be a matter of years. But in
Italy the German army driving down
the Austrian alps may be met in the
open, may be defeated and routed, op-
ening the Central Empires themselves
to invasion and conquest. And the
fighting is much better in Italy at
this season of the year.
It appears that the Allies, in then-
Paris conference, have really decided
to transfer their main field of winter
warfare from cold, muddy Flanders
and France to Italy.
Thus, says the Times, it seems prob-
that has hitherto proved too much for
legislatures and courts.
It shouldn't ever be a difficult task,
anybody would think. The New York
World gravely remarks that there
never was any Elgin Butter board. It
was a monumental bluff. But it
A few Chicago men operating in its
name have long fixed butter prices
for the whole country. They would
decide how much 100,000,000 people
ought to pay for butter the following
week, then take a train out to Elgin,
file into a little office, file out again
and put some figures on the wires
And every dealer in America set his
Those figures purported to be re-
ports of bonafide butter sales. Per-
haps there really were a few tubs of
Gutter standing around the place for
window-dressing. But those men rep-
resented a speculative and oppressive
monopoly which wielded mysterious
3ower and successfully defied the law.
Now the board is no more. And
word goes around that dealers are
"lost" without its guiding figures to
tell them what to sell their butter for.
Here's a suggestion. Suppose they
base their prices no what they paid
for their butter.
IB- JB~ SW-
Ot R CANDY
A Washington expert says that last
year we spent for candy two-thirds as
much as we spent for butter, two-
thirds as much as we spent for our
wnole bakery"product and more than
we spent for canned and preserved
fruits and vegetables. We consumed
about 1,200,000,000 pounds of it, con-
taining nearly twice as much sugar
as Italy uses for all purposes togeth-
er. And candy's only one of the many
forms in which we eat sugar. Really,
we can cut down a little without hurt-
.ar by becoming owners of the same
C. M. 1 .ester, C. A. Koss, C. C. Lipe, j
A. J. Brasier, 1). F. Kay, W. I>. Bacon,
<' . W. Peck, Simpson and "Bostuph
Fords sell readily for their nurit-
are proven. They are not permitted
to grow stale at the local I' ord Garag<
; but are kept moving. If you are plan i
Elgin on buying one of these cars place
your order early and avoid the rush.,
Thi-i garage just received the largest
shipment of Ford parts and supplier
that has ever come to Claremore in a
single order. The consignment con
•ii.-ts of feriders, radiators, main gear-, ,
•.rank cases, radius rods, fans, wheels,
etc., o\er $1100 worth, and the force
was busily engaged in unboxing the j
same and placrng them on exhibition'
Mr. I'latt has also placed an order
for $J00 worth of new show cases, and
when these are in place the Ford
Garage will have one of the piost up-
to-the minute display rooms and of-
fices to be found anywhere in the
southwest bar none.
The interior of the commodious
building will be remodeled and re-ar
angeil, and everything put in shape
for the handling of the already large
and growing business of this wonder-
The local Ford Garage also handles
U. S. tires and all Ford Accessories.
Prompt service is guaranteed at all
times together with courteous treat-
ment and satisfaction.
The Kummage Oil Company is au-
thority for the statement that the
Ford Garage, since installing their
equipment, sold much more gas than
iny other oil supply station in Clare-
fc a a r*M«—* *•" «* « *« • ■/ •« —ti—
The greater size and comfort of the
seats are instantly appreciated.
Its big, four-inch tires, and long
cantilever springs let you use its
speed with comfort.
These are unusual advantages in a
car in this price class.
And they tell the story of satisfac-
tion for the owner.
HARVE MAYBERRY, Agent
NEW SUBSCRIBERS AND RENEW-
ALS TO THE PROGRESS
The following new subscribers and
-enewals to the Weekly Progress have
been receded during the past two
Mamie Vincent, Edmond; C. A.
A heeler. City; S. A. Wilson, Vinita;
waiter W. Jackson, Camp Travis,
Jexas; Mrs. Mattie M. Bell. Spring-
field, Mo.; Mrs. E. A. Helm, City;
has F. C'arr, Berryville, Ark.; E. E.
A'illey, Summers, Ark.; 11. D. Stan-
ey. Camp Travis, Texas; P. I). Vath,
Inola; Fred Lowery. (.amp Travis,
Texas; ( al Suggs iJirickson, New
lork; Mrs. S. E. Dunbar, Tulsa; Al-
fred G. Barnhart, (amp Travis, Tex.;
Bill i.iaham, Claremore; Wm. A.
Thunnan, San Antonio, Texas; Fannie
R. Gunter. Inola; Dorsey Ham, Tulsa.
Ray i Ippenheimer, Anadarko; Ed
Sanders, City; A. L. Payne, Foyil; S.
I. liayhurst, Naco, Ariz.; L. G. Ste-
phens, Oolagah; G. W. Williford,
Owasso; J. C. Dougherty, City; Mrs.
/.onu Fry, City; Roy Rummage, Phoe-,
nix, Ariz.; R. L. Wallace, Hornbeak,'
Tenn.; J. E. Cochran, Bushyhead; E.l
B. Kjte, City; J. T. Brickey, City;l)ick'
dawson, Talala; Mrs. Andy Lile, Mes-
-illa Park, N. M.; Mary J. Smith, Oo-
lagah; W. H. Moreland, Big Cabtn;!
f>kla.; Wm. A. Cummins, Turley; J.!
r. Boyd, Rardin, 111.; Mrs. Henry Tay-1
'"r, < ity; Mrs. R. E. Barcus, City; [
r. M. Green, Sageeyah; S. W. Condry,
•"ity; A. C. McCoy, City; Wm. Bus-1
ter, City; Ocie Newberry, Lamport,
Colo.; T. A. Brown, Bushyhead; D. A
VN ilhoit. City; A. B. Dorsey, ArmaJ
Kan.; C larence Graves, Talala; Ida I
Price. Inola; First State Bank, Talala,:
G. O. Howerton, Kelso. Kan.; Sam
Shoemaker, Inola; G. B. Harmon,
City; A. E. Pollard, Kernerer, Wyo.;
G. A. Mabry, Talala; Harry Jones.
Bushyhead; Wm. Sullivan, Collins-
ville; Mrs. Steward Carr, Long I^ane,
Mo.; Mrs. B. W. Starr, City; H. C.
Ruppel, Inola; G. W. Cochran, Ca-
AN OLD MAN'S STOMACH
As we grow older and less active,
less and less food is required to meet
the demands of our bodies. If too
much is habitually taken, the stomach
will rebel. When a man reaches the
advanced age of 85 or 90, you will find
that he is a light eater. Be as careful
as you will, however, you will occa-
sionally eat more than you should and
will feel the need of Chamberlain's
Tablets to correct the disorder. TTiese
tablets do not contain pepsin, but
strengthen the stomach and enable it
to perform its functions naturally.
They also causo a gentle movement
of the bowels. adv
ROAD CONDITION DEPLORABLE
The inactivity of the County Com-
missioners relative to the road condi-
tion in the county is disgusting to say
the least. There seems to be no con-
certed action on the part of the board
to even take proper care of the roads
that have been built at a big expense
to the taxpayers The road condi-
tion in the county ju present is de
Joe t hambers spent Wednesday in!
ollinsville on business in the county)
Earl Riley, of Collinsville, was al
> laremore business visitor Wednes-
> First Published November 8. 1 17 i
NOTICE OP PUBLICATION
In the District Court of Rogers county. Ok*
Civil No. 34?#:
Murion Dawson, Plaintiff. v . Wuh Purdy.
W C. FUnimny and K T. Thompson. Defend*
ON we; FIRING LIKE TO B£ SHOWN
H6R6 SOON-BY. LYMAN H HOWE
THIS MAN RAISED "A FEW" PO-
A. E. Mayes, residing near Midway,
■ast of town, this year planted 5V4
icres to sweet potatoes. He received
•herefrom 940 bushels besides those
lsed by the family at odd times Each
•otato will help win the war
W. C. ROGERS DEAD
W. M. Mall received a teles-ram froir
Skiatook Thursday morning from W
C. Rogers, Jr., that his father, W. C.
Rogers, chief of the Cherokees, was
lend and that the funeral would be
held at Skiatook Friday afternoon at
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank our friends for
their sympathy and kindness, and
beautiful floral offerings in our sad
home at the death and burial of our
Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Flanary.
HOLSTEIN COW SALE
Earl Kelso, of Pawhuska, Okla., Is1
elling his herd of 25 head of high'
grade Holstein Cows at private sale.
Anyone interested should call, write'
or wire if they wish to buy. it
WANTED—2 renters for share
crop near Tiawah, 160 acres plow land,
pay for caring for cattle. Begin Jan.
1st. Address F. F. Dobson, Gare-
more, Oklahoma. 40-2t
Advertise in The Progress
House of (Quality
—IN FIVE REELS—
Pathe Special Feature
ADMISSION 5 AND 15 CENTS
Lyman H. Howe's
TUESPAY EVE, NOV. 13
The State of Oklahoma To Waah Purdy, W.
« ' . Fksirnoy and R. E. Thompson . Greetings ;
You and each of you will take notice that
• u hr.ve b«en sued in the above-named Court
•y Marion Dawson for the cancellation of an
il ami gas leas** held by flcfendants. Waah
I'urdy and W G. Hournoy. dated Nov. 1, 1912.
iid coverimr the following land* in Koireni
r.Minty^ Oklahoma, to-wit: The NW^ of Skl4
rid SW>4 of NKV4 of Sec 17. Twp. 24 North.
lUmre 16 bant, and also for the cancellation
"f an oil and van 1«mc covering said land and
teld by the defendant. K L Thompson, a ad
fated February 18. 1914. and for a decree barr-
ing you from any right or interest in tfnd to
iid lands by virtue of said leases, and that
•mi mum answer the petition filed herein on
r before the 2Ut day of December. 1W17. or
aid petition will U* taken as true und judic*
••nt lor said plaintiff cancelling said leases
'•' J barring you from any iiilnmt or right in
«:i«4 lands by virtue thereof, will be rendered
«8e®h C T McCLELLANt
it < ourt Clerl of Rogers county. Okla
rjMnhed NovemU-r € and November h. 1^1 J)
SOTICB OF SALE OF Oil* AND 4iAH MlH
IN Ci LEASE
3tnt<- of Oklahoma. County of Kugern. m.
In the County Court.
In the- mutter of the guardianship of h«lK4f
Allison. u minor. Sallie Martin. Ouardian.
Notic** is hereby given that on the 12th d 9
1 No/ember, 1«#17, in the offlc** of tfei
ounty Judg**. K«igent county. Claremore.
>kluhoniM. the under nig n«nl guardian will offer
■" *alf and sell to the highest ami bil>
dor for cash, an oil and ga* minin • Ira*
on the lands of the said minor. to*wit -
Lots 1 and 7 and the N ., of SW<4 of NK
I .'i.l NW't of SEV, of NK', of section 1
I T ownship 23 North, Range 16 fcast. containing
; 62 63 acres, more or less.
The succeasful In kier will pay the cxp^ris***
1 sale nnd attorney's fees.
l>at«-d this Wh day of November. 1917.
?t SALLIE MARTIN. Guardian*
'First Published November •. 1HI7)
NOTICE OF HALE OF OIL AND CAN LF.ASE
State of Oklahoma. Rogers county, ss.
In the County Court.
In the matter of guardianahip of Georgia R*
Notice is hereby given in pursuance of an
"rder of the County Court of Rogers county*
vtaU« of Oklahoms. ma.le and entered on the
5th day of Nov«mb* r. I917f tbe undersigned
vuardian will offer for snle and sell at pub-
lic auction to the highest and best bidder a a
oil and gns minim? leane on the 12th day of
November. 1917, at 10 o'clock a. m.f the fol-
lowing described Ismls situated in Rogers
county. State of Oklahoma, to wit:
NE>4 nt SW' , Section 33, Township 24 N„
Range 16 E.. containing 40 acres.
Said oil snd gas leaac will be sold on the
following terms snd conditions, to-wit: For
h cssh bonus of not less than Si.00 per scrs
and 1-ft of oil and during minority of ward
snd ss much longer ss oil or gas la found In j
Said sale to be held In the County Court]
Room of Rogera county, Oklahoma, at the ttme
Dsted this ftth dsy of November. 1917.
WILLIS B. CHAPMAN.
Estard A Robeon.
Atty for Guardian. It
F|VG INCH GUN i>o ACTION A&OAFcD li b SUPtkDRtAD^OuGNT.'
Tuesday, Nov. 13th
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