The Claremore Progress (Claremore, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 28, 1919 Page: 4 of 8
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THE CLASXMOEK PROGRESS
THURSDAY, AUGUST 28. l l
The Claremore Progress
Kilter*.I at the l'ostoff.ce at Clare-
more, Oklahoma, a* second-clus* mail
Issued Every Thurssday by
A. L. KaUa Publish*
W. C. Kate* EdiUr
(J I! Brewer. M«na«w
OFFICIAL (ill'Nn PAI'KK
We Kelieve in—PROGRESS—Our
Speaking of vacations—everybody
takes a vacation now—why, even the
post master has his sometimes. Here-
tofore, it has been his won't to loaf
around the postoffice and smoke and
tell people that he is taking a vaca-
tion. But it is different this year-
he is having his now—'way back east
—the home of feuds and presidential
candidates and other things. Also
the editor of The Progress gets one
It is said one needs a vacation most
the day after one has one.
And really, the best experience that
a vacation brings is coming back
home. You stay away two weeks and
it seems like two years. You come
back, the train stops, you see people
that you know, the best people on the
fare of the earth. You say to your
wife, "There is Bill on the corner."
You grin all over, walk up to Bill and
say, "Hello, Bill, how are you, and
how is everything and how have you
been putting in the time since I have
been away?" Bill turns and gives
you a surprised look and replies,
"Why, have you been away?"
Gee, we thought the town had near-
ly stopped because we were out of it.
Don't that let you down some? You
are not such-a-much as you thought.
So you people who are away now on
that vacation, don't come home so
chesty because you rode on a steam-
boat or had a meal in a dining car.
The old town is jogging along while
you are away anil so when you come
"home just take your place and get
busy again and work so that you can
take another one next year.
Celebrate it- at the
SEPTEMHR 20-17, 111*
Military an* Sxhlfclt*
Spectacular Reproduction Battle of
Chateau Thierry greatest display of
fireworks ever shown.
Wond«rfu' nimbly of Oklahoma's
industrial agricultural and livsetock
product® on nblblt,
The prevailing excuse for the high
cost of living is the increase in wages
paid and the shorter hours for labor
That once well-known domestic help-
er, the hired girl, has almost disap-
peared and the few specimens still in
captivity are now asking for the
eight-hour day enjoyed by her sisters
in the mills and factories. All the
well-known arguments are being pre-
sented and it is more than likely that
the "maid," who has succeeded the old-
fashioned "hired girl." will win out.
And suppose she doe.-., the problem will
Those who can afford to keep ser-
vants may be able to adjust their
household arrangements to meet the
conditions proposed, but how about
the households where no servants are
kept* We are talking now about more
than ninety-five per cent of the homes
in Claremore, where the housework,
whether pleasure or drudgery, is done
by mother. There is no eight-hour
day with Saturday afternoon, all day
Sunday and every evening off for this
slave to labor. She still is re«iuired
to be stirring long before the whistle
blows in the morning, that her man
may be sent away to his day's work
with a good breakfast. All day long
she toils in the kiachen or about the
house and when her man has finished
his eight-hour stunt on the job, mother
must greet him at home, not only with
a smile, but with a well-cooked meal.
It is not necessary to mention the
endless round of little and big things
that fill in her daily program. She
is at work before the bread-winner
starts his day, and long after he has
finished his evening meal and sits
down with his pipe and newspaper
she can be heard clearing things away
in the kitchen. At last when she is
through and has wound the clock she
comes into the sitting room and tack-
les the mending, piled high in the
No eight-hour schedule for mother,
that loyal, patient, tireless soul who
is the very rock upon which the re-
public is founded Day in and day
out she toils that her husband and her
son and daughters may know the joy
and comfort of a home.
When the day has been reformed
for all others, and everything settled
to the demands of the workers for
wages, some consideration should be
tfiven to mother, who works for her
board and clothes. Why not a moth-
er's strike? No, it will never be, for
the true mother receives compensation
beyond all wage scales in the joy and
satisfaction in seeing her home well-
kept and her loved ones happy.
saved There remained more than two
billion dollars of unfulfilled contracts
to he cancelled or liquidated. On
these, it was estimated, approximate-
ly two billions of dollars would be
saved A total saving of more than
three billions of dollars will accord-
ingly have been effected.
Republicans in Congress are at-
tempting to take the credit for these
savings. New appropriations are
much smaller, and the departments of
the Government are sending to Con-
gress estimates greatly below what
would have been necessary and what
were requested before the armistice
was signed. In their claims of "econ-
omy" and their hoasts about "re-
trenchment," republicans in Congress
are attempting to deceive the public
into believing that if it had not been
for their precautions, the appropria-
tions would have been vastly larger
As a matter of fact, it is the depart-
ments, and particularly the War and
Navy departments, that are showing
the way to lessen appropriations.
EXCISE HOARD MAKES COUNTY
The County Excise Board which is
composed of the following county of-
ficers, U. S. .Jefferies, Edward Jor-
dan. .Mack R Shank, J M. York, W
II. Rogers. W. J. Eldridge and Mrs.
A. K Ross, at their meeting Thurs-
day morning completed the levies, by
unanimous vote for the following
items on the county estimate: For
three bridges over the Verdigris river,
one at Inola, one at Sageeyah and the
cither east of Oolagah at a total cost
of $S*i.000.00 for the three $42,000 .00
of this amount having to be raised
this year by direct levy. $:i,000.00
was jillowed for the Free Fair. Every
indication is that the county levy will
be higher than for several years past,
as the 1919 legislature raised the sal-
aries of all deputies of the county and
imposed several new items to be rais-
ed by taxation, such as the registra-
tion oi vital statistics and treatment
of veneral disease, which have hither-
to not b?en provided for- and the fur-
ther fact that in the loss of the terri-
tory to Tulsa county cut our valua-
tions something more than $2,f>00.000.-
00. While the county levy will un-
doubtedly be higher, with the above
facts before you. the Excise Board
leels that with the excellent improve-
ments to be made that the people will
not kick as long as they know they are
getting value received for the expen-
Some reactionary republican Sena
tors would have us—and all the world
besides—believe that the only interest
this country has in foreign nations is
interest on American investments.
And still they seem to forget that
peace must precede prosperity, here
and abroad; that we can not recover
our trade with Europe until, with our
help, Europe has re-established peace-
ful, permanent governments.
STATE VETERINARIAN HERE
Dr. R. C. Smitn, Deputy State
Veterinarian, asks the co-operation of
the livestock men of this vicinity in
preventing the spread of Anthrax
from the farms that are already in-
fected with the disease.
Authrax is an acute disease caus-
ing the death of over 70?r of all ani-
mals affected. Practically all live
stock may have the disease and it is
possible for man to contract it. It
is a germ disease and may be trans-
mitted from one farm to another by
an animal infected with the disease
near the line fence and some of the
discharges from it getting on the pas-
ture of adjoining farms or by buz-
znrds, dogs or coyotes visiting the
carcass of an yiimal that had died of
Anthrax and then visiting neighboring
pastures, carrying the infection with
them. Flies also carry the infection
from one animal to another.
The length of time that land re-
mains infected after an animal germ
form spores (seed) which live in the
ground for an indefinite period of sev-
eral years and are liable to cause an
outbreak of Anthrax on the farm at
any time in future years.
To prevent the spreading of this
Up to the last of June, the War De-
partment had liquidated war contracts
amounting to approximately a billion
and a quarter dollars. By this pro-
cess $1,279,158,000, or 86.2 per cent
of the amount of the contract?, wr.s
DON'T NEGLECT A
Go after it with Sloan's
Liniment before it geta
The complete Electric Light and
Self-starting. Stops automatically
So .simple a child ran ojierate it.
JOHN C RESLER, Phone 338
Apply a UuU, don't mi, let It i....
Irate, and—good-by twinge! Same for
external aches, pains, strains, stiffness
of joints or muscles, lameness, bruises.
Instant relief without mussiness or
soiled clothing. Reliable—the biggest
selling liniment year after year. Eco-
nomical by reason of enormous sales.
Keep a big bottle ready at all times.
Ask your druggist for Sloan's Liniment,
Are Guaranteed to Give Miles and Satisfaction
We have a Line of Bumpers for all Cars and the Original Silver Beam
Tire Chains 'nd Auto Accessories
Free Air, Water and Quick Service
You're Welcome at any Time
A DOUBLE LUBRICANT
IS DEFL0CCUL ATED ACHESON GRAPHITE
FUSED IN OIL
It is used and recommended by Auto, Tractor and Engine Manufactur-
ers all over the World and must be used continuously for best results.
MOTOR GRADES— Y 200-Light Medium
—Y 700-Tractor Grades
OILDAG IN THE ENGINE
IN THE WORDS OF THE AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF AMERICA,
AS CONTAINED IN THEIR REPORT COVERING A SERIES OF
RIGID AND EXHAUSTIVE TESTS. OILDAG:
"Increases the efficiency of the engine;
Decreases the smoke from the exhaii.-t;
Decrease* the quantity of lubricating nil;
Retains compreHsion in ihe cylinders;
Causes the engine to run more sweetly."
In othar words, for automobiles, motorcycles, motorboats, airplanes, etc., OILDAG:
1. INCREASE POWER. (By increasing the compression in
the cylinders and affording mow perfect valve seating.) In a lest
by the Automobile Club of America, the measured increase in power
This means that the car will climb hills more easily and, if de-
sired, attain greater speed.
2. PREVENT WEAR. (By forming a (.raphoid (anti-.nc-
tion surface > . This means the repair bills will be greatly reduced,
and that the service and durability of the car will lie greatly in-
3. REDUCE CARBON DEPOSITS. (Most t irbon conies from
the oil decomposed). This decreases the liability of preignitinn and
reduces the likelihood of injury to the cylinders through the abrasive
action of the carbon. _
4. DECREASE GASOLINE CONSUMPTION. (By increasing
the compression in the cylinders, a higher explosive force is develop-
ed, consequently less "gas'' is needed for a given power generated)
This means the'saving of the Kasoline. and more mileage out of ev-
ery gallon of gasoline used.
For Sale Exclusively by the
5. DECREASE PITTING OF VALUES. (By reducing carbon
deposits.) This means the savintr of time, trouble, and expense
ti PREVENT SMUTTING OF SI'AKK PLUGS. (By lessen-
ing carbon formation. > This means more saving of time, trouble
7. DECREASE OIL CONSUMPTION (By giving freer acting
piston rings, resulting ill better fit between rings and cylinder thus
affecting a more thorough wiping-back of the oil.) This means
further economy in operation and freedom from smoke in the ex-
8. AFFORD PERFECT LUBRICATION. (By combing with
the metal of bearings and moving parts to form a Graphoid (Anti-
friction) Surface, perfectly imooth, of deep polish and great endur-
ance.) This means that the car will run more smoothly and the
pleasure will be greatly increased
9. GIVE TWICE THE CAR SERVICE before overhauling is
necessary. (By reducing wear of all moving parts.) This means
less time lost, more continuous car service and greatly reduced up-
disease the carcasses of all animals
should be burned at once on the spot
whevj they have died. Dragging of
an Anthrax carcass spreads infection
Hay or forage from land where an
animal has died of Anthrax may car-
ry the germ and cause the disease in
jn animal eating it. All animals on
farms or adjoining farms that have
at any time had animals die of An-
thrax on them should be vaccinated
by a qualified veterinarian with the
serum virus method, which will pre-
sent tie disease in nearly all cases.
A it port of any animals dying or sick
w :th Anthrax should be made to the
Veterinary Department of State Board
of Agriculture at Oklahoma City and
to the county agent at Claremore at
In order to prevent the spreadini
>f this disease from infected farms
have found it necessary to quarantine
some farms and several railroad sta-
tions. A permit will be issued to
Mp stock from these stations if the
inimi's are from clean farms.
(Signed) R. C. SMITH.
Deouty State Veterinarian.
4 Kir«t Published August I'.M'.M
NOTICE OF HEARING HETTRN OK RFAI
Stat* of Oklnhomn. t'ounty of Rouerit
I" the County Court
f the guardianship of Wal-
minor Hooley Countryman,
ir the matte
♦i :• Country m i
N. tic hereby given that Hooley Country-
n i- ku u diur. jf the pcrnon and estate of
\V.ilt**r Countrynvnf a minor, haw returned,
>i escntcd for confirmation ami filed in thin
r*« urt ." Return of Sale of the Real Estate,
Ic nvine to the above named minor^ Walter
Countryman, and described an followa, tow it:
1^4>t 2 and the Southeant 't of the NorUl-
wnt '• 'n* Section 1f , Tf wn«hb* 24 North.
1ft 1 Roger county. Okl.
'lining ho acre* more or less;
And that the i*ald sale was made to S T
Daniel h for the sum of $2000.00 cash.
Now therefore. 1. an County Judge of Rog-
er* county Oklahoma, give notice that a hear-
ing will be had upon aaid return at my office
in the City of Claremore^ Oklahoma, at the
County court house. in Roger* county, on the
8th ilay <>f September, 1919, at 10 o'clock a
! .. at which time and place any person or
pernona interested in said estate may appear
and file their exceptions in writing to said
sale, and contest the same, and are hereby re-
ferred to aaid return for further particulars
Witness my hand and seal of said court,
this 26th day of August, 1919.
iSeal EDWARD JORDAN.
2t County Judge.
J. J. Sanders, who is working on the
Muskogee Phoenix, spent Wednesday
in Claremore. He is moving to that
Miss Anna Mae Humphrey has ac-
cepted the |K>sition as supervisor of
music and art in the Norman city
I First Published Auitml 28f 19191
NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE
State of Oklahoma. County of Roger*.
In the County Court.
Probate No. 772.
In the matter of the guardianship of Earl
K. Countryman, a minor; Hooley Country -
Notice is hereby given that on the 21>t day
of July, 1919, the County Judge of Rogers
county Oklahoma' kranted an order of salt'
and authorised the undersigned' as guardian,
tf *ell at private sale for cash, the real estate,
belonging to Earl N. Countryman, a minor,
to the M<rhe«t and b# *t bidder
The undersigned, a* guardian, will on the
U.th day of September. 1919^ at the office of
the County Judge of Rogers county, Oklaho-
ma offer for sale and sell at private.sale to
the highest and l est bidder for cash, all of
the following real estate:
The South Half (Mi) of the Southeast Quar
ter < of Section 13, Township 24 North,
Rang<' 14 East, containing K0 acres more or
And the said sale will be made subject to
the confirmation of the county court of
R<tgvr* county, Oklahoma, and filed with my
attorney at law, H. Tom Kight^ in Columbia
building. Claremore^ Oklahoma, and each bid
submitted mint bt* arcompnnied by a certified
When you buy your meats at our market the scales show the actual
weight and you get every ounce—sixteen to the pound.
We buy at correct weight and we make sure to give YOU full
weight. Our scales are set right and are constantly kept accurate.
Quality and Price
Are Sure to F*lease
There's a certain smack to our meats that break the monotony of
your every-day fare. Why not order one of our choice cuts of
steak, either beef or pork, or a nicn juicy roast?
Whether you want a Porterhouse, Sirloin,
Flank or Ruund Steak we can .aeet your wanta
Come in and See Us
When in Claremore
FULL LINE OF GROCERIES
HOOLKY COIJNTKYMAN, Ouardlan.
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