The Crescent Times (Crescent, Okla.), Vol. 32, No. 21, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 9, 1939 Page: 1 of 4
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THE CRESCENT TIMES
A Democratic Newspap a
Vol. No. 32
The Crescent Times, Crescent, Okla., Thursday, March 1939
Marriage Annoum * <l
Announcement la made of the
marriage of Miss Melba Burnetta
Williamson daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. K. S. Williamson of Guthrie
to Mr. Leo Wilber Stanllll, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stanflll of Cres-
cent, Saturday night. March 4 at
the home of tho bride's uncle Dr.
A. G. Williamson. President of
Oklahoma City University, at 18« 0
Northwest Twenty-third stroet, in
Oklahoma City. The marriage
vows were read by Dr. William-
The bride who was given In
marriage by her father, wore an
afternoon frock of powder blue
crepe with matching accessories.
For something old she carried the
real lace wedding handkerchief
of her aunt's, Mrs. Williamson.
Mrs. Millard Hines of Britton
was matron-of-honor for her sis-
Max Adams of Crescent, was
best man for Mr. Stanflll.
Mrs. Stanflll attended school at
Guthrie. Mr. 8tahfill graduated
from Crescent High school with
th- class of '32. He is employed
as mechanic at the Macy Chev-
rolet garage. The young couple
are making their home in Cres-
Mrs. Joe Stanflll. mother of the
bridegroom was the only guest
from Crescent and Miss Mary
Ellen Shircllff of Guthrie.
Sew and So Club
Meets With Mrs. l(o| klns
The Sew and So Club met Thu-
rsday afternoon at the home of
Mrs. Otto Hopkins.
Mrs. J. C. Rogers was elected
president of the club to take the
place of Mrs. Ralph Southwick,
who has moved to Ponca City.
Mrs. Dewey Kerby, a charter
member of the club resigned as
she is moving to the Gulf camp
St. Patrick suggestions were
used in the refreshments served
by the hostess, with St. Patrick
candies and napkins.
The next meeting will be Thu-
rsday, March 16 at the home of
Mrs. Jesse Jones.
Mrs. Kaymovul Hart
Entertains Bridge Club
Mrs. Raymond Hart entertained
the members of the Bridgctte club
at her home Wednesday after-
Pink sweetpeas in a low cry-
stal bowl centered the large table
while pink sweetpeas In bud vases
were on each of the quartette
tables. The bridge appointments
carried out tho spring motif, with
the color scheme in pastel shades.
Guests were Mrs. John Macy,
Mrs. C. V. Hart. Mrs. Horace A.
McNecr, Mrs. John Patrick, Mrs.
Walter Graff, Mrs. B. T. Weidner,
and Mrs. Huel Waggoner of Semi-
High club prize was presented
to Mrs. Whllma Powell Clanin, low
score to Mrs. Dale Norris and
high guest prize to Mrs. Macy.
The next meeting will be with
Mrs. C. M. Hildreth on Wednes-
day, March 16.
Mr. and Mrs. Hichman
I iuertains Guests
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Richman
had as their dinner guests Sun-
day evening Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Miller and daughter Caralee and
son Dean, Mr. and Mrs. Art Heiss
of Yukon and Mrs. Blanche Bro-
derson of Oklahoma City.
The Miller family were the
week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs.
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Junior H. Y. F. U. Guests
At Party Saturday Afternoon
Mrs. Earl Pickens
Hostess Friendly Club
The Friendly Club at the
home of Mrs. Frl-
•lav. M-.rC- la\0 a<A .. mo. t-
• . was spent qullt-
.vv\oO «e hostess. A short busl-
\ meeting was held and it was
voted to send a potted plant to
Mrs. A. L. Hudson, a member
who was ill.
Lovely refreshments were serv-
ed to one guest. Mrs. L. Hcizer
and the members. Mines. E. A.
Blaekmon, W. F. Brown M. E
Carmichael, Claud Richards, Vir-
gil Iferron, C. O. Wiggins, Bill
Pickens, Mote Gray, Hugh Ma-
hnke, Cecili Jones, Zola Ryland,
C. A. Sanderson, George Martl-
nek, Leonard langston, and Paul
The next meeting will be Fri-
day, March 10 .it the home of
Mrs. Bill Pickens.
Esther Class Enjoys
Mrs George Marti nek, Mrs.
Oscar Honsinger and Mrs. Leo-
nard Langston were hostesses Fri-
day in the basement nt a 7 o'clock
The long table was decorated
in St. Patrick suggestions, with
shamrock candies and shamrock
and clay pipes as favors. Place
curds suggestive of the month of
March with the March hare, the
lamb and kites flying were pen
sketched by Miss Lucilo langston.
Those present were Mrs. A. W.
Hallmark guest; Mm.cs. Jesse
Jones, John Macy, O. L. McLain,
George Graff, J. C. Rogers, Ken-
neth Cochrell, Dewey Kerby, Her-
man O. Wilson, A. T. La Vance,
William Murry, Whllma Clanln,
W M. Stout and Miss Langston
Mr. and Mrs. ll. r. Weidne^
Hosts Cirnle de Carte Club, Tue
.Miss l^ois First Wins
Miss l^ois First, daughter of
Dr. and Mrs P i: First nd
llrst year pre-medic student at
Oklahoma I'niversity has received
notice of her nomination to Alpha
lambda Delta. Freshman Women
Honorary Fraternity. Only 41
Freshman women at the I'niver-
sity were entitled to membership
as the grade average must be 2.5
Miss First with other pledges
were entertained Wednesday even-
ing. February 22 in the Union
Lounge and will be entertained
later with a banquet. Miss First
graduated with the Crescent High
school class of '38.
TO FILE FOR
Opposition Fails To Gain I£eadwyy
With Only Three More Days
Of Filing Period
PROJECT AND 'T (' tle
Report On The City Water Work*
Building and Project Made l*p
To The Present Tim
stud« nt at
Th« City Water Work.s building
Is making rapid progress and Is
showing that it will be a building
that the town of Crescent will
be proud to own. This is a W. P.
A. project. Stone is laid to the
window sill height and all first
floor window and door franvs
are set ready to receive the ston-
according to Stephen Casej Jr
All W. P. A. purchas which
amounts to $ 1,753.^02 have been
re e« Ived. These purchases include
steel bow trusses for the roof,
re inforcing steel lumber and other
DC CI FPTIONi "rms Th' w '' A mHt.HM.iuol'.
* '""I—I I ^ ?2,437.r 2 and that amount Is
yet to be purchased by the \V P.
A., plaster for the walls, insula-
tion, ceiling board for the audi-
l'p to this time the W P. A
has donated to this city the labor
alone, $0,850.85. The project has
been In progress since December
31. 1938. which Is 2 and one-half
months and during that time
14.510 lin, ft. of w-ater line has
been lowered, which will prevent
freezing Over two-thirds of this
part of the project is completed.
Due to the weather conditions
work has been slow on the City
Water Works building, hut con-
sidering the conditions much pro-
gress has been made.
The project as n whole is set
was one of tli
s that were received as
and pledges last week
First Triumvirate club,
i social and literary club,
iganiu Klenholz of Lu-
cien was also one of the ten
Two other Crescent students at
Edmond w < re initiated into the
Tsa Mo Go, Indian study club,
they were Miss Dorothy Matoy and
Miss ll-1< n Kerfoot Miss Maxlne
Jung of Okarche was In charge
of the Initiation.
The present city officials will
all file for re-election to their
present positions, according to
those* Interested in th« city affairs.
The officials did not confirm this
report or deny It at press time
There has been no filings to
date from either the present of-
ficials or from any other candi-
date. The filing period however,
does not close until Saturday.
There is rumored an opposition
ticket but to date there is no de-
finite Information. The present
members of the council are, H
McNecr. president of the board. | "P $28,633.00 of which the
Otto Hopkins, Marvin Harwell.
Oscar Smith councllmen; O. E.
Brewster city clerk; and C. V.
Hart City treasurer.
i POSTERS ARE
PUT IN ALL
W. P. A. pays $20.9OH.0
city of Crescent $7,633.00 Ac
ing to the report the W
will pay $18,240.64 In labor
a period of 7 months to the
who live in Crescent. The
out-side employment being
superlntendant In charge.
Mrs. Esther Waller, Mrs. Bar-
ney Rogers. Mrs. Chris McClure
and Mrs. BUI Mlze entertained
the Junior B. Y. P. U. Saturday
afternoon from 2:30 until 6:00 at
the First Baptist church.
Oamos were enjoved afterwhlch
refreshments were served by the
hostesses to Robert Clark, Pete
Poarch, Norma Doggett, Gloria
Dean McGuire, Betty Wagner,
Adella Mae Neal, Pauline Rogers,
Georgia Mae Herron, Betty Lou
Waller, Leonard Waller. Doris
Heaps. Roseanne Garner. Wlnfred
York and Virginia Hennlng.
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F riendship Class
Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Weidner
were hosts Tuesday at a seven-
thirty dinner bridge for th. mem-
bers of the Circle dc Carte club
and guests, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis
Richman a n d Mrs. William
The St. Patrick motif was used
in the dinner and bridge appoint-
ments. High club prize for the
women and men was presented to
Mr. and Mrs. Velvie Bridal.
The next meeting will be at the
Tuesday Contract Club
Meets Tuesday Evening.
The Tuesday Contract club were,
entertained Tuesday evening by
Mrs. Elizabeth De Witt and Earl
Baker with a seven-thirty dinner
Shamrock centered the quartet
tables and the tallies were of
shamrocks in keeping with the
High club prize was won by Mr.
and Mrs. John Macy.
Book Review Given At
Qui Vive Club Meeting
Mrs. T. A. McNeer entertained
e Qui Vive club at her home
Tuesday afternoon. March 7.
The members answered roll call
itli a "Favorite Historical Char-
Mrs. A. A. Hart gave a short
sketch of the life of Lloyd C.
The book "White Banners" with
Mr. Douglass the author was re-
viewed by Mrs. J. H. Gracey. A
strong point of the book review
was the excellent portrayal of the
Characters, and like the other of
Mr. Douglass' books the story is
of human Interest.
The next meeting will be In two
weeks with Mrs. C. V. Hart.
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Girl Scouts Study
First Aid At Meeting
Nine members of the Girl Scout
organization met Saturday after-
noon at the Scout cabin with their
captain. Miss Gabrielle McConnel.
They studied first a'id after-
whlch they enjoyed various games.
Contract Club Thursday
I City will pay $1,544.On for skilled
I labor, this being paid to such
POST OFFICE b I
P. T. A. PLANS
T. B. SHOW
Picture On Tuberculosis To
Shown At P. T. A
Meeting March. 10
A plctur* on Tuberculosis, will
be shown at the March meeting
of th.- Parent Teacher Association
Thursday, March 16th at 7:30 p.
m. Parents of children who had
positive reactions from the Tuber-
culin Test are asked to see this
film, so they mny better under-
stand the Importance and the
slgniflancc to this test. A doctor
B Y FLAMES
Fire Destroys Three Room
The fire alarm was turned in
about 11 o'clock Thursday morn-
ing due to the explosion of the
kitchen stove in the three-room
house where Mr and Mrs Joyce
York and their three children were
living. Mrs York had lighted the
stove and went out of th« room
closing the door, hearing a noise
In the kitchen she opened the
door to find the room afire. The
quick action of the men working
on the water line project of the
W P. A In front of the house
allowed most of the furniture and
personal b< longings In the other
rooms to be saved. Due to the
« vplosion the fire spread rapidly
anil the house belonging to the
Beyer estate was a complete loss.
This is the second recent fire.
The other th« Tuesday previous
when the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Kermitt Harper, colored, was des-
troyed. Two small children in the
house at the time were rescued.
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A patient suitor is one who
waits until he is married In order
to do his quarreling, thinks Miss
Zula Mae Dickey.
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Hi li Schoc
d: 3S3 te ts w
V tcent scy ool,
l.v Only 7
In he whit
as •; percni
mpany the picture,
.'thing that the par-
1 nderstand This
be shown to tli-
a special 'sembly
ll 285 i-
positives \\ re found
school whieh Is low.
is the av rag' for tb>!
7 per c ?it positives
1 were found. The
it colored cllnles is
The Friendship class of the
Methodist church will have :
covered-dish luncheon Thursday-
March 16, with Mrs. A. V.
Mrs. Langston and Mrs.
H"ag arc hostesses.
W. M. S. Circles Meets
With Mrs. .V. A. Hogg
Circle No. 1 and Circle No. 2
of the W. M. S. of the Baptist
church will meet Thursday after
noon at the home of Mrs. J. A
Hogg, at 2 o'clock.
The Royal Service program will
be given and all members are
urged to attend. Circle No. 3 will
meet at the country home of Mrs.
Bristow Urges Persons 65
Relatives Of Deceased Worke
To Take Notice
penters and plumbers.
Frank M. Bristow,
the Social Security
office in Oklahoma
called attention to
placed In post offices, 'entitled,
"Have you a Claim for Old-Age
The poster reads:
"Single cash payments are now
being made under the Federal
Old-Age Insurance plan.
"You may have a claim if you
have reached 6f> since 1936 and
have been employed since that
year (you need not give up your
job to receive such a payment)
or if you are a close relative of
a wage-earner who has died since
"The Social Security Board field
office will tell you — without
charge whether or not you
have a claim.
"Ask here for a 'claim inquiry
form* — fill It in — mail it to
the address on the form.
"Be sure you have a social
security account number card if
you are a wage-earner. If you
have none, get an application
Bristow's office is located at
504 Federal Building, Oklahoma
Meets At Armstrong Horn
Plans Made For Years
S. rices P.oth Religious And
Historical Interest, Con-
duct, d Rev. Cob-n
Colored School News
"Open house" for W. P. A. ex-
hibit will be held on the following
days: March 14th and 15th.
Invitations are extended to the
public to come In and see the
articles on display.
Place of exhibition will be in
the sewing room which Is located
up stairs over the Bank of Cres-
cent. across from the I. O. O. F.
Mrs. Otto Hopkins and Mrs.
Roy Holllday will entertain the
Contract club Thursday afternoon
at the Hopkins home.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Long an-
nounce the birth of a son. Thurs-
day, March 2.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Robison an-
nounce the birth of a son
Wednesday, March 8.
Mr. and Mrs. Cal Rosebloom
and son Gene of Perry visited
Sunday with Mrs. Rosebloom's
parents Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Ry-
land and other relatives. It was
Mr. Rvland's birth anniversary.
Mr. and Mrs. Luther Wells and
daughter Sara Lou of Enid visit-
ed Sunday with the former's par-
ents Mr. and Mrs. E. Y Wells
Mr. and Mrs. Gall Bland and
daughter Peggy visited Sunday at
the Tom Dodson home
Mrs. Charles Haynes and Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Howard all of Ok-
lahoma City visited Sunday with
Mrs. W. A. Kendall.
Miss Mary Frances Murry of
Chickasha spent the week-end
with her mother, Mrs. Joella Mur-
ry and other relatives and friends.
Mrs. W. R. Hood, Mrs. J. H.
Gracey, Mrs. Frank Bucknam and
Mrs. Hugh Adams spent Friday
in Oklahoma City on business and
visited radio station KOCY and
heard Miss Mary Nancy Gracey
broadcast her program of "Nanette
and Her Music Shop"
Mrs. Kenneth Cochrell left
Monday for Wichita, Kan. where
she will visit for a week with
Dr. Cochrell's parents. Mr. and
Mrs. M. N. Cochrell. She accom-
panied Mrs. Floyd Yenzer as far
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Northup and
children of Blackwell were the
Sunday guests of Mrs. Northup's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Oliver
and other relatives.
Crescent Flower Club held r
ular meeting Monday. March
with Mrs. R N. Armstrong,
hostess. Mrs. A. A. Hart. Mrs. J.
W. McConnel, Mrs. Otto Hopkins,
and Mrs. F Yenzer were guests.
Members present are as follows:
Mmcs. R. N. Armstrong. August
Burchardt, Oscar Brewster. Kate
Hopkins. Charles Graff. George
Graff, Jesse Jones, M. E. Love-
lace, T. A. McNeor, Glenn Pickett.
Warren Stout. Frank Vandever
and Wm. Woods The names of
Mmes. A. V. Moore, J W Mc-
Connel, Otto Hopkins, A. A. Hart
and Ed Blaekmon were presented
for membership and voted Into
The April meeting will be In
the evening and the following
committee was named to plan
same, Mmes. Vandever. McNeer
ind Brewster. All persons Inter-
ested In growing plants and flow-
ers will be invited to attend this
meeting. Fred Goff of Edmond,
who is called, a second Burbank.
| is to be invited as guest speaker.
He Is widely known for his suc-
i cess in originating plants and
i flowers adaptable to Oklahoma's
i hot dry saasons.
! Other guest speakers during th.
year will be Mrs. E. G. Anderson
of Oklahoma City, Mrs. Leslie
Moore, Edmond, and Mrs. A. C.
Bell of Edmond. The latter will
be on the program for the May
meeting which Is to be at the
home of Mrs. J. W. McConnel.
The subject of Iris will be discuss-
ed by the guest speaker who Is
an active member of the Edmond
Th*. year books containing pro-
grams for 193 9 will be distributed
at the next meeting.
The Crescent Flower Club voted
to affilate with the district and
state Federated Garden Clubs.
Several of the members are plan-
ning on attending the next dis-
trict meeting which is to be at the
Y'oungblood Hotel in Enid, March
13th. It Is also expected that the
club will be represented In Nor
man March 16th for Gardener'
Short Course which is conducted
by the extension division of the
The June meeting is set aside
by tho group for a journey to
Okahonia City for a visit at the
governors mansion where they will
be greeted by Mrs. Leon Phillips,
wife of the Governor and con-
ducted about the grounds and
plantings of the mansion. The
trip will include a visit to Will
Rogers Park, noted for Its many
roses. Lunch .at a downtown hot
has been planned.
Several hundred Oladlola bulbs
were purchased by the club and
distributed to the various mem-
bers. The lesson at the Monday
The Baptist church revival ser-
^ : vices which started last Sunday
f [ morning Is growing each day In
s power. A larg« crowd has been in
, j attendance at each of the ser-
vic. s. Rev .! A. Koger. pastor of
th church invites nil In Crescent
and community to especially at-
tend the meetings with Rev.
Joseph Cohen, as evangelist.
Revival Grows In Power
Great throngs of hearers are
attending the preaching of the
gospel at the Baptist church. Rev.
Joseph Cohen, converted Jew is
attracting people from out of th>
county. Come early to get a seat.
Services begin at 7:3n p. m. and
at 10:00 a. m.
Thursday night, 7:30 p. m.,
"From A Rig League Ball Player
To The Ministry". This, will be
Hlerh School night and as a special
attraction the Girls Glee club will
Saturday night, March 11, "The
Jewish Passover" will be enacted
on the platform, with characters
robed to represent a Jewish fam-
Sunday morning at 11:00 o'clock
"From Judaism to Christianity"
a message on the life of this em-
inant Jew Preacher
Sunday afternoon. 2:30 p. m.
In a mass meeting. "Hitler, Ger-
many and the Jews". Rev. Cohen
Is well qualified to iecture on this
subject of so much Interest to
the World today, as he visited
Germany and other European
countries and the Holy Land, only
Services daily and nightly at
10 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Dodson were
the guests Friday of Mr. and Mrs.
Ernest Baker at Rock Falls
W A R B I [J.
I sure See-n As Great Ail
National Tvfense; Te>
Draf W« alth
Continuing his fight for legisla-
tion to • ke the profits out of war,
Senator Josh !.••• (D. Okla.) re-
introduced In the Senate last week
his bill to draft wealth as well as
men in ejvent of war
Th. hill provides for a one per
cent int« rest rat< on the money
borrow-i by the government un-
der a sv stem of mandatory loans.
The proportion of each man's
wealth subject to loan would be
graduated on a basis similar to
the Income tax.
Senator I-e. Introduced the same
measure in the Senate last year.
It was reported favorably by the
Military Affair Committee, but ac-
tion \sf.s not taken on the floor
of the Senate.
Speaking bct'or th« Senate «it
a time when that body was dis-
cussing th.* important problem of
national defense, the Senator
pointed out last week that pass-
age of such a bill would strength-
en this nation's defense because
of the psychological effect It would
have on other nations.
"It would have a tremendous
ffeet upon any ambitious nations.
They would pause before declar-
ing war upon the United States
because they would look upon
America as a sleeping giant that
would rls« to strength upon elc-
claration of *ar. not only in man-
power but also In financial
pow < r."
The Oklahoma, senator pointed
out that it is as logical to draft
wealth an It ts to draft men. "Why
have a voluntary system for rais-
ing meney and a compulsory sys-
tem lor raising men?" he asked.
E\ery ex-service e.rganization
he explained, has gone on record
In favor of legislation to draft
wealth and to take the profits out
I^ton And Auxiliary
Birthday Supper. Mar. 15
The American Legion and Auxi-
liary will celebrate the Legion's
Birthday with a pot-luck supper
at the Legion hall Wednesday
night. March 15 at 7 o'clock.
All Legion and Auxiliary mem-
bers are urred to be present.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Powell had
as their guests Sunday and Mon-
day Mrs. Charles Rerlck. Mrs. Carl
Heasty and Fred Rose all of May-
Mr. and Mrs. Ansyl Oliver and
Bob Ford spent Monday In Okla-
Mrs. Frank Graff. Mrs. B. T.
Weidner, Mrs. Velvie Bridal and
Mrs. Whllma Clanln spent Friday
in Oklahoma City, Mrs. Clanln
also atte nded the broadcast of Miss
Mary Nancy Gracey at radio sta
tion KOCY an el visited at the
home of Dr. and Mrs. W.
Mrs. Merl Gans of Oklahoma
City who has been at the home of
her parents Mr. and Mrs. Will
Oliver, since Mrs. Oliver was
brought home from the hospital
following a major operation, ac
companled Mr. Gans to Enid Sun-
day where they visited relatives
and frienels. Mrs. Gans is also
spending this week at the Oliver
meeting was very e-fflclently pre--
pared and Interestingly presented I Mrs. Vern G. I'heleps of Okla
by Mrs. Brewster and covered homa City visited Monday with
every point In gladiola culture. Mrs. Horace McNeer
If youil notice, the- fellow who
wont take "NO" for an answer
usually gives up If she merely
shrugs her shoulders and says
Never mind the foreign trade,
says Guy McCandless of Lovel
"It seems to me there would be
enough customers right here In
the r. S. If they had a chance at
You otten hear the question of
sshat will this country do f 'ti.
tinu comes for a World War"
and th. right klnel of an answer
would be "mind her own business
as she should.'
Isn't It sort of funny," remark
Airs. George Graff, "that the older
w : Ket the more we are puzzh d
by the things that were- very clear
to us in our youth? Mrs. Graff
1 nl« s that she is old yet though
On. local resilient said that thi
budget business is cock-eyed, li
he dressed to suit his income th
town would run him in for in
if only two per cent of Amori
cans are crazy," says Odell Poarch
"how do you figure so few peopb-
an be in so many places at the
same tlmr?" •
That recent news Item dealing
with the barber who gave a ticket
for a free hamburger sandwich
with each fifty-cent haircut, mad-
more of a. hit with us than bank
There are many local men who
regard the international situation
as upsetting to their system as a
loose suspender button.
Bob Powell county assessor,
says anyone who would refuse to
pay his taxes because there are
other fellows who can't pay theirs
wouldn't be a very helpful citizen
in our county.
" There would be a lot less grief
around us", John Brant believes.
"If women cared more about
their men's morals and less about
Mrs. Walter Graff says one thing
noticeable about Hope. She can
be counted out. get back on her
feet and Is ready to fight all over
CARD OF THANKS
We take this method of thank-
ing our many friends both colored
and white for their kindness and
sympathy and contributing cash
and many other articles to v -
place the loss In the fire that oc-
curred Feb. 15, 1939.
Mr. and Mrs. Bennle Smith and
Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Ford re-
turned home Saturday from
Woodward and Sharon after hav-
ing spent several days with re-
There is the ever-present fear
in the heart of each driver in the
state, that the time may com -
when the gasoline tax will be so
high people can't go visiting on
C. V. Hart says he overheard a
man say that what the farmer
really needed was-more con-
One way to tell if we are a
civilized people. Take a line stand-
ing for an hour to see a game or
a movie celebrity, and see how-
many flst--fights there are when
folks nudge for positions.
One of the best ways to see our-
selves as other folks see us Is to
stand In front of those triple
mirrors when buying clothes. You
won't be so self-satisfied according
to Ceclle Jones.
"Depressions weren't hard to
bear in the old days," George'
Wilson believes "because ther
were fewer of these "necessities
we enjoy today."
Kirk Keck wonders what has
happened to the old-fashioned
grocer who used to give you a bag
of candy when you paid your
bill r*n Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Gracey had
as their guests Sunday their dau-
ghter, Miss Mary Nancy and their
son Maurice Gracey both of Okla-
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. McNeer had
as their guests Sunday afternoon
Mrs. Earl Olfford and twin daugh-
ters Mary Ellen and Margaret
Helen, Miss Cloye Hamll, Miss
Mary Cooper, Bill Hopwood all
of Enid, Mr. and Mrs. John Craw-
ford and daughter Joan and Mr.
and Mrs. J. M. Whlttaker all of
Oklahoma City. Miss Hamil re-
mained for a visit with her aunt,
Mrs. McNeer and family.
Mrs. A. L. Hudson who was
taken to the Guthrie hospital last
week was brought home Sunday
in the Yenzer Brothers ambulance
and in recuperating after having
been ill with pneumonia.
W. R. Hood says It has reached
the point where a father has to
ask his son three days in advance
if he can use the car to take
Mrs. Kate Hopkins returned
home Thursday after visiting re-
latives for several weeks In Kan-
sas <"Mty. Mo.
Miss June Davis who attends
Stephens College at Columbia.
Mo. will arrive Thursday morning
lu Oklahoma City where she will
Art Moore who has been in
St. Elmo, 111. building a house for
Mr. and Mrs. William Knisley
returned home 8unday evening
The household furnishings of the
Knlsley's were trucked to their
Mrs. Otto Hopkins, president
olect of the local P. T. A., Mrs
Fred Oltmanns, 1st vice-president
Mrs. Hugh Adams past state P.
T. A. president, Mrs. C. L. Weath.
ers and Mrs. Elizabeth De Witt
attended the district meeting of
the Parent-Teacher association at
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Wilson, Herman O. The Crescent Times (Crescent, Okla.), Vol. 32, No. 21, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 9, 1939, newspaper, March 9, 1939; Crescent, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc233337/m1/1/: accessed April 23, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.