The Guymon Herald. (Guymon, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 1, 1914 Page: 4 of 8
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A GLAD NEW
We wish all our friends and
prospective customers the most
Happy and Prosperous New Year
in all their experience. We trust
that out of the coming season Na-
ture will be most beneficent and
strew with a lavish hand the for-
tunes of good which she controls.
<J It is the hope and good wish of
this firm that all Texas county may
see in the coming year the best
year of all recorded in her existence.
May crops abound, stock thrive and
business of all kinds develop as
•J May 1914 be to you and yours
the embodiment of all the good
things for which you have hoped.
C. Summers & Sons
The Quality Store
- - GUYMON
WHAT WE ADVERTISE WE SELL; WHAT WE SELL ADVERTISE8 US.
CHE GUYMON HCT4IJ)
Entered at the postofflie at Guymon,
Oklahoma, aa iccond claaa mall matter.
By WARREN HMMKRMAN
$1.50 Per Year, in Advance
THURSDAY, JANUARY 1. 1 14
We notice that republican post-
masters are regularly resigning their
positions of official trust and that
many of them state for the reason of
devoting all their time to their news-
paper work. We understand there Is
no Joke about the resigning feature
of the news notes, but we do ques-
tion the newspaper phase of the
statements. No man ever resigned a
fat federal Job to run a country news-
ran onto the following last week in
the Brown County (Kansas) World,
which Is self-explanatory: "The duty
on print paper has been taken off and
newspaper men are waiting to see
if the price of paper will be cheap-
ened. It doubtless will not be, but the
revenue lost to the government by
the duty tax will be made up by the
Income tax. If the foreign paper
makers had to pay duty the Income
tax on home folks would be unnec-
essary." As we understand it, no
Concerning the removal of the tar-
iff on paper and the continued high
price of that commodity, the Herald
It is understood that J. Fred New-
Hom Is using the treasurer's office as
his political headquarters and is
\lgorously denying that he ever wrote
the letters as printed in this paper of
two weeks ago, alleging that the Her-
ald lied In saying that he did write
them. Everything this paper printed
was copied authentically and can be
substantiated beyond a shadow of a
doubt, letters or petitions. Further-
Building and Loan Stock
One answer would be, every trade and profession, but continu-
ing our policy of frankness and honesty at all times, we give below
a list of the different trades and professions that go to make up the
membership of our stockholders:
Abstracters. Attorneys, Bakers, Hankers, Barbers, Blacksmiths,
Bookkeepers, Butchers. Carpenters, Children, Clerks, Contractors,
Dentists, Draymen, Druggists, Electricians, Farmers, Hotels, Ife
Cream Factories. Insurance & Ixians, Investors, Jewelers, laborers.
Laundry, Livery, Lumber, Machinists, Mail Carriers, Market, Mer-
chants, Mill, Ministers. Miners. Moving Pictures, Newspapers, News
Stands, Operators, Photographers, Plumbers, Postmasters, Printers,
Real Estate. Restaurant. Traveling Salesmen. Stenographers. Sol-
diers. Street Car, Stockmen. Tailors. Teachers. Tinners. Millinery,
Salesladies, Housewives, Agents, Brakemen, Conductors, Engineers,
A significant fact Is that we have forty-nine bankers in different
parts of the state, our prlie Hat la eighty-one children whose wise
parents are providing for tfielr future by taking stock In their
name at this time. If all the above trades and professions have In-
vestlgated this and found It profitable, don't you think It la time for
you to become a member also? Start now In order that there will
be no mistake about you getting a start for the new year.
The Oklahoma Savings & Loan
Under State Authorized Capital
Supervision ASSOCiatlOIl „ $1,000,000 ..
"A Savings Institution worthy of the confidence of the
people of Oklahoma."
L. B. SNEED, Agent, Guymon, Olcla.
THURSDAY NEW YEARS DAY
Bison 101, 3-Reel Feature,
"The Girl and the Tiger," one
of the most sensational of Ani-
mal pictures, Introducing the
famous dance of the Nautch
FRIDAY, BURLESQUE NIGHT
"Dress Reform," featuring
"Baldy Belmont Wanted a
Wife," or "Cooling His Tem-
A big "coon" picture, "Chiv-
alry Days,' with Eileen Goodin
as Mandy, and Albert Among
as Jim Dandy.
Animated Weekly of Current
SATURDAY, JAN. 4
A 2-reel drama, a story that
grips. "One of the Rabble,"
with Mildred Bright and Bob
Comedy, "When Father Goes
women and children could be saved
_if all that could be done the min-
imum wage wouldn't matter, for the
women wouldn't have to work, and
the railroad rates wouldn't matter,
for there would be money enough to
pay them, and the trusts wouldn't
matter, for we would be so happy
we wouldn't worry about them; and
the currency wouldn't matter, for
prosperity would be so general that
we could thrive under any currency-
law. Nation-wide prohibition! That
Is the next big fight, the very biggest
fight there ia In sight. And the Iola
Daily Register intends to be in it
from this time until it is won." And
the Register Isn't the only big paper
which is going in for the move. Nor
is it the only business. There isn't
a big commercial concern on earth
which wouldn't welcome the move,
barring the breweries and attendant
intrests. The time for nation-wide
prohibition may not be at hand, but
it is coming, certain as sundown. O,
hasten, glad day!
more, It has been charged that New-
som circulated that same petition,
among the courthouse officials.
We understand a few names were se-
cured on a second petition, but that
waa never filed with the pardon board
and the^e is no record of its having
been used. Possibly It was carried
up to the governor's office, but after
the governor was sounded it was de-
cided useless to spring it. The Her-
ald knows exactly what it was doing,
So do the men it showed up in the
case. Just how this paper got its in-
formation is certainly worrying the
gang, but for the present that is a
matter sacred to the Herald. The
factB in the case all tally and you
can depend upon yhat the Herald
gave you, for it even proves itself.
LIQUOIt THE BIG ISSUE NOW
In hU paper, the Iola (Kansas)
Register, ex-Representative Charles
F. Stytt, devotes his leading editorial
to prohibition. He says the time for a
national anti-saloon law has come.
He says In part: "If the annual per
capita consumption of Intoxicating li-
quor could be reduced all over the
United States from about $30
to 11.25 that it is in Kansas, with the
corresponding reduction In murder
and assault and theft and all the
long catalog of crime that follows In
the trail of drink, if the loss in effi-
ciency through the use of liquor
could be stopped, if the heart-ache
and heart-break, the wreck of lives of
Heal Tax Paying Time
Taxes have been the one absorbing
feature of events in town the past
few days, strangers from far and
wide coming across with the kale.
And, when you speak of that said
kale, it reminds a fellow that be has
to have a bunch of it on his person
this year. Some precincts may fall
below the mark of highest taxes this
rail, but most of them are getting a
stronger dose than ever. Guymon
township has the highest ever and
from all the reform promised you
might have imagined that it was go-
ing to be a practice of seeing how
much things cold be cut down.
You know what was promised you in
this respect, you know what you are
paying for, and you know what haB
been done. Isn't there any way un-
der the heavens to get some relief
from this burdensome taxatisn, par-
ticularly when all that Is required is
a little business management or af-
H. S. Notes
The Optima boys and girls basket
ball teams came to our city Saturday
and were defeated in both games by
our local teams. The Guymon boys
won by a score of 23 to 4 and the
girls 19 to 2. Farr was there, as
usual, for the boys' forward, and
scored 17 of our points. McNutt
played half of the game with Farr
at forward and Hunt played^the other
half. Both played good ball. Big Joe
Nance was getting them coming and
going at center and didn't allow his
opponent to score. Langston and Lis-
man played guards and the score will
tell you how well they did their work.
Heine Klooz and Johp Gill each ref-
ereed one half while the other was
umpire. Some tew little things came
up on which they did not agree very
well, and some of Gill's decisions did
not exactly suit the audience, but all
disputes were settled without blood-
shed. The lineup was as follows.
Guymon Fields Frees Fouls
Fair 8 1 2
McNutt ® 0 0
Hunt 1 0 0
Nance I 0 1
Lisman 0 0 1
Langston ..1 0 1
Totals 22 1 5
Optima Fields Frees Fouls
B. Calvert 1 1 1
Glenn 0 0 0
J. Calvert 0 0 i
Cousin 0 0 1
Durst ,-0 1 2
Totala 2 2 5
In the girls' game Voiles and Allen
played forward and both showed up
well. Edna Stillman played her first
game with the locals and did well at
center. Margaret Daniels played a
good game at running center, as
usual. The Leeman girls held their
opponent down without a field goal.
There has not been a field scored over
them in the last two games. The line-
up was as follows:
Guymon Fields Frees Fouls
Voiles 9 1 0
Allen 0 0 1
Daniels 0 0 1
Stillman 0 0 2
M. Leeman 0 * 0 1
B. Leeman 0 0 3
Total 18 11 8
Optima Fields Frees Fouls
Calvert 0 1 1
Gill 0 1 2
Heath 0 0 1
cousins :....0 0 1
B. Splnden 0 0 2
L. Splnden 0 0 1
Public School Program
Friday Evening, January 14, 1914
"Death and Burial of Cock Robin" Primary Dept.
Song - - — Third Grade
Song Fourth and Fifth Grades
Cornet Solo Roy Claycomb
Reading Truda Alexander
"Basket Ball Song" Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Grades
80 Scenes Irom "Ben Hur"
THE OPERETTA "L1TTIK KKD HIDING HOOD," WILL BF
PRESENTED AT THE OPERA HOUSE FEBRUARY 14, 1914
League at 6:30 p. m. Come and take
part in this service and help make it
your ideal. The pastor will preach at
7:30 p. m. Subject, "The White
Stone." A special invitation is ex-
tended to you who are not attending
other services. Come and help us
mak( r. home-like church.
ARCHIE J. MORTON,
Yania Club 'Entertained
The Yama club gave a very pleas-
ant stag party Friday night in the
club rooms in honor of Glen Reck, a
charter member of the club, and one
of the good fellows, who was about
to leave town for a few months. Din-
ner was served at 10:30 and the time
was enjoyably passed in games of a
wholesome nature. Something like
twenty invited guests partook of the
club's hospitality and all report a
very enjoyable and entertaining even-
Building on Main street, formerly
occupied by McLarty Grocery. See
R. B. QUINN or
JOHN H. LOTT.
FOR HALE—REO RUNABOUT
Automobile, good running order,
any kind of demonstration you may
want. See me at depot.
37tf D. P. BISSELL.
A mold-board sod bottom for an
Emerson riding plow. Second hand.
C. H. LOHMAN,
4 3t 1 * Guymon.
See "Dress Reform," at the Dime
School was resumed again Mon-
day, after a week's holiday.
Colorado coal that gives satisfac-
tion at JACKSON BROS.
George Langston was up from Tex-
homa Wednesday between trains, vis-
iting with relatives and attending to
Sweet Clover Seed:—1 lb. 35c,
3 lbs. $1.00, 10 lbs. $3.00, 50 lbs.
$13.75, 100 lbs. $25.00. PoBtage
8 cents per pound.
H. M. Stonebraker arrived Wednes-
day afternoon from Kansas City, Mis-
souri, to spend a few dayB looking
Don't forget Alvah Green. He
wants to meet you at the Methodist
church January 4 at 8:00 p. m.
Please do not disappoint him.
Animated Weekly at the Dime Fri-
W. Y. Wood was in from his home
on route 7 Monday on business.
J. W. Tebo is a new subscriber to
the Herald since our last issue.
Pictures projected on the new ma-
chine every night at the Dime.
For farm loans see H. C. Parcells,
if you want one. Terms reason-
Miss Carrie Smith and Mrs. Brewer
left the first of the week for El
Paso, Texas, where they visited with
friends until Wednesday morning.
In another place In this issue you
will notice the advertisement of L. B.
Sneed, who is agent for the Oklaho-
ma Savings & Loan association. Read
what he has to tell you.
A1 Lawder, one of the good farm-
ers from near Tyrone, was a Guymon
visitor Saturday. A1 was down con-
tributing his share to the county
treasury and looking after other mat-
ters of interest to himself.
Another light snow fell over Texas
county Saturday, something like an
inch falling. The snows from last
week have almost disappeared now,
the warm weather of the last few
days melting it rapidly.
•See father get ready for church
Saturday night at the Dime.
A very pleasant reception was ten-
dered Rev. and Mrs. Morton Friday
evening in the Methodist church. A
large number were present who
joined in extending the glad hand of
welcome to the family and who en-
joyed the pleasure of the occasion.
Look for the Dime's program on
the editorial page.
J. G. McLarty is paying $4 per
ton for Yucca or soap weed properly
cured and baled. It might be a wise
idea to call tfnd see him as to the
best method for preparing this pro-
duct for market, for there are cer-
tain rules which have to be followed.
Oh, you "coons," a big nigger com-
edy Friday night at the Dime.
The ladies of the Round Table gave
a birthday surprise Friday evening
at the home of Mrs. R. B. Quinn in
honor of the birthday of MrB. Byrd
Rogers. The home was beautifully
decorated in red and green bells and
other holiday decorations. The table
das beautifully decorated with red
and green candles. An elegant five-
course dinner was set, which was
served after toasts, and the blowing
of candles. Test games of the knowl-
edge acquired in the progress of the
club finished the evening. The sur-
prise was complete and "Peggie'' says
she is indeed thankful Bhe Is a
member of the Round Table.
M. E. Church Notes
Regular services at the M. E.
church Sunday. Sunday school at ten
o'clock. This enterprising depart-
ment of the church is under the di-
rection of Prof. W. H. Grimm. A fine
faculty of teachers Invite you to your
class. The Men's Bible class, under
the direction of Dr. Roach and his
co-workers Is uplifting and Inspiring
to every man who attends. If you are
not attending Sunday school, come
and bring your friends. Epworth
Better Prepared than Ever
to Handle Your
I have recently added a meat market equipment which makes
the store a still better place to trade. Phone us your meat or
grocery orders. They will receive prompt attention
O. V. ALEXANDER
First Door South
of Herald Office
A FIRST CLASS
—One that will keep the house warm
That's what you want-that's what we handle. Call and ask to see
our celebrated Round Oaks—the best stove made.
Langston Hardware Co.
WE LEAD IN LOW PRICES
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