The Altus Weekly News. (Altus, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 20, 1919 Page: 2 of 8
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Ghre them a room
of their own
trite joor feet oat of that chair
—mop that hammering —Do m
doom and read a book.*
That's wte the children bear frees morns* te night at mob
m odA m umber beer*.
There'* no place to pi*?. And heahirr chwirao owtf pay.
Why not pre them a rood of their owe?
tart there aocae i^ct c the atnc or aome arroaed room that
be fixed for t*-* No seed for the muw or defer of
|i—i r i i[ Simply take bi£ rrnrdy pmzie'tt d Beaver Board,
ob£ ngir grer the studding and josses, panel and pesr to sun
yoar ktd/vidaa: tasse.
Bearer Board a reaJ hasher. asad and aesJed by an e*chj®ve
"Seafcae" process taat nsakes s mpemoos to weaker or di-
change*, and it make* wonderful'?- attractrve walls and
fwTmgfc as permanent and deerable as hardwood fioorv CaE
os and ask for estimates and sampies.
Wm. Cameron &. Co.
-The Altus Home Builders'"
United States Railroad Administration
Director General of Railroads
Wichita Falls and Northwestern
will be made November 2, 1919
Particulars will be f -mushed at Tieket 0£5;e§
THE CITY NATIONAL BANK
Thrift Makes Wealth
The people have learned what THRIFT means, and
many, that never before had a bank account, have
started accounts with us. Keep aiding to
them, and you will prepare for the
CITY NATIONAL BANK
SL£f- Bar. CO .VAK AI:ufcc
FMO *** USES FCS FUT
w fwb i«-tu«- o m a«^ iei o
vea u Cs«>
Tbe nwitrr c" !<••' tbe rt Hr
Sts'-a* i* * ««ar tar eie*e<w<: that «
ssy rw SI* tw pw
wVrt «tm>a«tsd by «.
wsr m to*x*d by r
kwlM * tfct taSestry Tboaak es
mm) awe as fMi la aa*
s- 6e' kaaaa it the CnM«< *etae a*
• tMaanai ww «< keat aad
of jtf«t la agn<*ita*t ana rattfyiac
mori-fanl pat > JW and
ftef a aclii m prtjvtfet aaatoto to
ate ti* a«rvaKar i broi^-h of tbe to
e«r?? baa bore sih aad th
cuaetny rf and stork-foo*
poet uca"r prudoc* a turn Hi
!it quanroet of these prodarr*
were made last rear. bet the Bar
rr!k?nx development ** tbe prods'
rxa of hx*> in the N«"* Engton'*
-.tmr ha* t-eet manufactured it
ft* «T-:r fnted S*a:*« in at !«*<
<ng y -ar« A'®""* e<jualty atrlldi.;
rw tt* ttantfe«r
Hi c t«t r *nur*"« *hid) b S
repirteC M of
Lars* pBat'Jr>a of p^'. or «ph*r
bwe n.'«« *«* jirtitftK'rt anfl
fur att! > litter. \>h<±Jif material. «>'
sBrr^' Cr«^a&j*. fctii arreral bni-
Srw! tii"aaatii a"?** <& p«r aoila w*r
nan! fc* tli<- pvirrb of cref*. Tfe*
, j-sat l:tter was prwrfiK*<3 by ti>e owr -
*-rt of Kaia'' bt«e for tl <*ir own na-
tint tb«- jifkinr material *"H aol:
to floriatf ?<ir C^T a ton. Atiwtfaf
to J. W B'taoe of tbe K«S Cro .(-
raore than half a mUlloo K*t pad
j«*ptr«3 In tbi westry for thtt
oriaiiizauoti. Most of tie muae was
pitwr^; by volunteer* from Uift it
Wtshiiiftot. Ctpf'jt mi Maine, and
tbe i*4 were na«! In m-lltary ht*-
i (•italc at bome ttii at-road.
TOWHS NOT FATED TO UYE
CommufiittM Eul a«< Weal Founded
In High Hope*. Art Wow Practi-
cal; Thinpt Forgotten.
Wf^rent i«;*Tt tell tb^!r mtt*-*
thtt -J* town of Emerson. Olria_ i
abortJT to be a thin* forgotten, re
Citri'.t tbe Hartford ConrauL It wt-
mtpiied otrt as a town Kite Kbort:>
■ after tbe territorr was or-ened for eet-
ti«nett. and tbe promoters btc
dreams of a metrojK>liE. In 1807 Sttt
jiian was attandoced. and now tbe <3 -
I trkt court has been asked to va'-i -
tbe land for town site purposes, wb-:
what miptt have been a town will b4-
eun-e lars land.
i Tbe story of fcsersoi: Bticrests wtet
, csuje near happening to a C«naert>cnt
towii in tbe beginnings of tbe c-i'.ajr.
Those Interested in it showed rare
iE their choice of a site, an - in
their dreams planned not for a • tl
i but for a city. BUmpden end Cr m-
■ well were to l«e ainanf: its citiaeci-: -he
i cream of EiiglancL so its prom"-^rs
i boy>ed, were to becc>me its citizens.
| Fate ordered otherwise, and the e: rty
days of this dream town are ren,"m-
! bered now largely through Lion Gardi-
| ner's account of his struggle to L>W
tbe site against tbe attacks of the In-
Other states, notably the mining
commonwealths of the West can du-
plicate the story from Oklahoma rmt
few can equal the romance of the Co -
Holt & Troutman
New Suits and Overcoats Just Received
W# have that overcoat or euit yoc hare been looking for and coold not find.
New afcipmects corning io ever) day.
New suits priced at f25.00 to J35M
Overcoats priced at 25.00 to 45.00
Men's and Boys* Hats and Caps
Nice Shipment Just Arrived
Priced at $1.50 to f8.50
In the ladies' ready-to-wear we have received some
new and pretty styles in coats and coaties in beaver,
plush, chamelion cord and moleskin. These are what
you have been looking for. Let us show you—
Metis and Boys' Neck Ties—some very pretty
patterns priced at n oo «> 12 00
Special on gingham, good quality, priced at 25c yard
aar t Work gloves priced at 2k to $|.SI
Fl€fl 8 illOVGS K;d gloves priced at SS.M to SS.St
Holt & Troutman
Watch Us Grow
FOR LOWEST RATES AND
EASIEST TERMS ON
Village Proud of War Record.
The little Norfolk Tillage of OM
Buckingham is proud of Ita war rec-
ord. Its total male population be-
tween tbe age at eighteen and t"ty
In 1914 was 264. Of that cumber do
fewer than 170 served with the forget
and 3b have £vec their Uvea for -heir
In their honor a merr-oria! cross \m
been erected on 'lie vHiage green aa
exact reproduction of tbe "crocs of
aacrifice" designed by Sir Reginald
Bioomfieid. It A for ail Krirtth mil-
itary ermeteritt abrc«d. The total
height from the ground line to tfce
top 0* tbe cn w is JJ fee! 6 ,:.'b«a
It ia bwilt of Stone and tbr ua-rje« of
tboae me® of tbe village who f«- la
tbe war are incised ta gilt on tbe d-ua
below the base of the cross
Tbe sacrifice of Old Boekibgbaa to
typical of ocr; Britlah via**-.
Hill vfee foreuM (feo m* of rba
ww Or awaa e# e SheaKer et
• a >■> bad esse road "OrtW* s
hteaatf Maanry Tlusgl .«•
smOo la tea pase lift
n aa be aaa-d bat* aai to r>*a-
tor XZ "tbat tksos pa^to (too r«.
eiscorer fataro evoata, or tbooo >ua
bo to passed soc n—lntfl long m-
| tort ?<«Md 'b sa-o# sspwwWof %■
Mj« ■> ■*< 1W Tsftsr*.- \m% m
tbe twswrirtb roatW7. w Im |
As KUFpt^rcentary to tbe proc-
lamation of President ^ nson
and in harmony with ' * ? estab-
lished cu£t( m I. "J. 3. A. Kob-
erison. Governor of the State of
Oklahoma, co hereby proclaim
and set aside Thursday. Nov. 27.
1919, as Thanksgiving Day in
Ok lahoma to be observed by aii
the people as a boliday, and urge
upon all the ptopriety, as well
as tbe necessity of recognizing
and observing tbe same by ceas-
ing frcm accustomed labor and
gathering at tbe established
places of worship, there to re-
turn thanks to Almighty God for
tbe many blessings vouchsafed
to us as individuals, as a State,
and as a Nation- during the past
In expressing our gratitude to
tbe Ruier of tbe Universe for
bounteous crops; for health and
happiness; for tbe better dsy
which tbe dose of tbe war ushers
in: for tbe triumph of right over
might; from freedom from pes-
tilence, snd for bright prospects
for the future, let us not be
onmindful of the novel, intricate
and vexatious problems present-
ed to us by the new order of
things, bat let as hope and pray
for knowledge and wisdom and
enihieleediiif hearts whereby
we nay be gnded. in thoogbt
atod in net**, in all affairs
of the future. Let no prey for
a higher end nobler eamettrtkm
of our duties ee eitisens of a free
amte: for e wider mreed of ed-
neation: for a better condition
for thoee who ere compelled to
toil: for a deeper sympathy from
vbo for the time being
eupeMieces end employers
of labor end for s more full and
complete appreciation of the fact
tfmt we are ' oor brother's keep-
Let oe unitedly engece in a
afelear eo (
m iT-advis** p- 1 -"* of the
whether he be Latir«
born or alien; let us prize and
cherish ur political lit'erty and
drive out those who* seek tne
overthrew of representative gov-
ernment by means of sabotage,
direct action and other lawless
By so doing, we will perpet-
uate our government and its
blessings and place posterity un-
der obligations to us because of
our present guardianship over
tbe future's interests.
In Witness whereof. I have
hereunto set my hand and caus-
ed to be affixed hereto tbe great
seal of the State at tbe Capitol,
this 10th day of November, A. D.
J. B. A. Robertson, Governor.
Joe S. Morris, Sec'y. of Stste.
Keel A Barton. Dayton. Texaa.
have a section of good, level
prairie land, all tillable, they we
offering for 120.00 per acre.
Land no better produced $133.00
worth of rice per acre this year.
Land here producee more than a
bale of cotton per acre.
Write, wire or come, if yoc
want oome good, cheep land.39t2
Err. A. C. Dart, aged
mm 7 months end 14
fiediathe eoothern part of the
11 funeral emriem ware held
at the Beptist church at 1:30 p.
m. Wedneedey. conducted by
Rev. Joe IHopper: interment in
the city cemeJery.
Pigbtisg for He=lth
The Red Cross Christmas Seal
Sale is deserving of the support
: of every individjal in Oklahoma.
It is a fight for health. And a
fight for health is not only a fight
against disase: it is a fight for
positive benefits-for increased
human happiness and efficiency.
The seal sale is under the di-
rect supervision of the Okiahr-
ma Tuberculosis Association,
i working in co-operation with the
National Tuberculosis Associa-
| tion. Efforts will be concentra-
ted against tuberculosis, but tbe
field of endeavor is wider than
this- It includes sn extension
of tbe work slong the lines as
infant welfare, public health
surveys, public nurses, better
school snd home conditions, san-
itation, snd, sbove all education
of tbe public to the neceseity and
advantages of public health
work. Every publi: health of-
ficial well knows tbe needs fcr
end) endeavor in Oklahoma.
The recent state legialature
was most liberal in its apprecia-
tion for health work. The Red
Crom Christmas Seal Sale afforda
each individaul opportunity to do
hie or her part
Arthur R Lewie.
State Health I
J. L Lyona. Route 3.
E. L Self. Route «...
J. A. C HowelL City.
E. M. Ralev. Route 3.
a C Shive. Route 6
A. T. E. Hall. Gty...
IL Weoldridfe, Route 6— 100
J. W. Dye. City 1 00
?. F. Clark. Keete 0— 1 50
.. 1 00
. 1 00
.. 1 50
Dm Turner, formerly aa Altae
boy. hm entered (the moving
picture bmiaom Dee ie a w>
astfle fellow, and be mema te
ia whet he under-
We em in the Downey. (Cali-
fornia) Champion. Ed VanMa-
tre'a paper, that Dee ie prsei-
dent of the riufieewte Motion
Picture Co.. with general oAem
at Loe Angelee. and hie compa-
ny ie talking of eetabiieh-
inr a etudio in Downey.
If it mould, wo export teem Ed
devaiop Into a real nowr arttaL
We opine that U aad Dm
_na lela te tak 1
they Kvad ia Altaa
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Orr, J. P. The Altus Weekly News. (Altus, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 20, 1919, newspaper, November 20, 1919; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc276732/m1/2/: accessed November 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.