The Manchester Journal. (Manchester, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, October 8, 1915 Page: 4 of 4
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THE NATIONAL DRESS-UP SPIRIT
Jett Merc. Co.
HAS STRUCK TOWN
Jett Merc. Co.
Do you notice the new interest men are displaying in their personal appear-
ance? A wave of worthy pride is sweeping over the country, it is here, and
we merchants have thrown our doors open in an attempt to prove that the
problem of men’s attire is no longer a matter of mere dollars.
For instance, we are headquarters for
Manhattan Shirts $1.50 and up, John B.
Stetson Hats $3.00 and up.
Hart, Shaffner & Marx overcoats
$20. $22.50 $25. $27.50 $30. $35.00
Styleplus, Suits and Overcoats
$17 00 No More, No Less.
We have a full line of Coats,
Suits, Skirts, Waists, Everything
in the Ready-Made line can be
The Gossard Representative will be at our store, next Monday, the
11th Demonstrating The GOSSARD CORSET, now is your time to se-
lect a corset, have it fitted and your trouble will be over. Just let us
re-order your size, from time to time—They Lace in Front.
PRICE - $2.00 to $25.00
Remember the Date, Monday, October 11th, at our store.
W. E. JETT, MERCANTILE CO
(ONE PRICE CASH HOUSE)
F. W. Kggerman Is filling his silo
Ray Heel and wife motored to An-
Wesley Warnock made a business
trip to Medford this week.
Miss lue/Jones visited home folks
from Friday until Sunday.
Boyd Dinning and wife were Man-
chester visitors last Friday.
Howard McUaniles made a trip to
Attica, Kansas, this week.
J. A. Jacobs has been making hay
from the grass in his pasture.
E E. Burdue made a business trip,
to Dodge City, Kansas, last week.
J C. Stevenson and wife called at
l he Otto Burghardt home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J A Scott spent
Monday at J. W. Smith's in Mauches
L. Williams and dauRhter,
Florence, spent Sunday at Joe Will-
Quite a number of younR people of
this vicinity attended (he party at
McKinley Burchliel's Saturday nlRht.
Clyde and Helen Warnock, when
RolnR to church last Sunday, were de-
layed by RettlnR their car stuck in
a mud hole.
(By Grandfather Clause.)
Guy McNamar and family spent
Sunday at Lou Weed s
Jesse Morehart and family visited
the Kenwood farm, Sunday.
Miss Nina Campbell of Waklta
spent Sunday with Lola Devore.
J. II. Belmear helped his son-in-law.
L. II Richardson to put up hay.
The E»r1« School started up Mon-
day with a young lady from Tonkawa
Mrs. B F. Wlison of Clyde was
visit tug her sister, at the Kenwood
|'arm, last week.
Threshing has commenced again
but is hard to move the machines the
ground is so soft.
A few days of nice weather, every-
body Is trying to plow, but the ground
Is still pretty wet. ,
Raymond Simcoe and several others
of Medford, were motoring on our
state roads Sunday
The mud holes are drying up con-
siderably, but still the automobiles
get stuck and have to be pried out.
Mrs. F. S. Miller and Mrs. O. R.
Taylor returned from Argonia Mon-
day where they have been visiting.
The school land men are attending
the sale at Medford. A couple of
quarters were turned down, the lessee
would not pay the appraised price.
The members of the Oklahoma and
Kansas Legislature, and are so called
reformers, ought read Judge Pollock's
I opinion on “Regulatory Laws," in the
Label the Boxes.
Every household has large boxes at
least for hats, sometimes for furs and
waists and other articles of dress, and
many small boxes for other belong-
ings. In the hunt for something al-
most forgotten the housekeeper often
squanders precious moments in
searching through every likely deposi-
tory and probably comes upon the
object of her quest In the last box
of the selected group. All this waste
of time and energy can be saved by
the use of labels which record the con-
tents of each box. Some recently
noted captions of this kind were:
“Blue Velvet Hat." “J. B.'s Panama
Hat," "Small Tacks and Nails,'' "Emp-
ty Bottles," “Corks."
AFTER EXPERIMENTS COVERING
MONTHS SUCCE8S AT LAST
some central transmitting station."
TOTAL DISTANCE COVERED
TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED MILES
From Naval Plant at Arlington, Va.,
to Mare Island, Calif., Conversation
la Carried On With Apparent Ease
—American Telephone & Telegraph
Co. and Western Eleotrlo Co. Work
New York, Sept. 80—President Vail,
surrounded by a few officials of the
American Telephone and Telegraph
company, picked up the transmitter In
his office here and called John J.
Carty, the chief engineer at San Fran-
cisco. The latter replied almost in-
stantaneously and the men conversed
for several minutes In a clear, distinct
The transmission of audible speech
to Europe by wirelesa can be taken as
an assured fact, In the opinion of offi-
cials of the company here who added
that it would have been attempted be-
fore this but for the European war.
They declared that talking from New
York across the Atlantic and from here
to Japan is now but a matter of in-
stalling the necessary apparatus.
Inlaid linoleum when first laid
should be given a coat of good floor
polish made of wax and pure oils free
from acids of any nature. This should
be well rubbed into the linoleum to
fill the pores, then the linoleum should
be polished. When necessary to clean
use a good soap, which must be free
from alkalies, and luke-warm water. Do
not use soda or any of the strong
soaps or cleansing compounds, which
are apt to destroy the finish and color.
Some prefer that the inlaid should be
polished once each month with a good
floor wax. but the soap and water
method is believed to be the best.
Washington, Sept. 80 —Wireless
telephone connection across the conti-
nent was accomplished for the first
time today, when experiments extend-
ing over several months culminated In
successful transmission of the human
voice by radio from the great naval
plant at Arlington, Va., across the
continent to the station at Mare Island.
Cal., 2,500 miles away.
The experiments were conducted
under direction of Captain Bullard,
chief of the navy's radio service, in
co-operation with the American Tele-
phone and Telegraph company, and
the Western Electric company.
Secretary Daniels announced the re-
sult last night and predicted that fur-
ther development of wireless tele-
phony would make great changes in
long-distance communication, both for
military and naval service. In commer-
cial usage. Successful operations of a
device for automatically transferring
to the radio telephone conversations
originating on metallic circuits also
was accomplished in today’s tests.
President Theodore N. Vail and oth-
er officials of the American Telephone
company at New York talked easily
with the Mare Island station, the con-
versations traveling over an ordinary
metallic line from New York to Arling-
ton and thence by radio across the
“The fact that the voices can be
started on a land wire and auto-
Vallejo, Cal., Sept. 30—Wireless tele-
phone communication between Wash- for Edd Burdue
lngton, D. C., and the Panama canal, a
distance of 2,100 miles was established
months ago, but public announcement
was withheld until the greater goal,
trans-continental communication could
bo reached. This statement was made
by Chief Engineer John J. Carty, of
the American Telegraph & Telephone
company, after his conversation In the
wireless tower at the Mare Island
navy yard today with Theodore N.
Vail, president of the company, who
was speaking from New York.
We are having line weather.
Mrs. Carl Ilowell is real sick.
A large crowd attended church Sun-
Mrs, E. M. Broyles is suffering with
E. M. Broyles and sons were in Wal-
Bon Sharp and wife spent Sunday at
G. A. Gass and family spent Sunday
at C P. Bettis’s.
J, C Burchtiel finished filling his
E M. Broyles has been cutting corn
Balm for Llttl* Women.
The fine little woman who weigh*
cnly one hundred pounds can thank
her stars that she is on earth. If sho
resided on Mars she would weigh only
Mrs. J. J Bettisspent Tuesday with
Mrs. C. P. Bettis.
Height of Absurdity.
“Look at those two chumps having
a heated argument about the merits
an<} demerits of an automobile."
“Do you mean the two men examin-
ing a car across the street?"
“Umph! To make matters worsen
neither one owns the car they are
Russell Reneau and family spent
Sunday at Edd Brown’s.
Nancy Gaither is helping Mrs. J C
Burchtiel this week.
Mark Roach and family visited Sun-
day at Edd Roach’s.
Sam Frazier and wife spent Satur-
day with his parents.
Mell Henderson and wife spent
Wednesday at Bon Sharps.
Mr. and Mrs W. T. Bettis visited
Tuesday with Jim Fraziers
1 Another teacher was hired Friday
to teach "th and 8th grades
Several from here attended the foot
ball game at Anthony Friday
Mrs K. P Burchtiel and Mrs. J. O
Bettis were In Anthony Monday.
Roy Smith and wife were Sunday
visitors at the J J. Bettis home
Raymond and Earl Luce of Anthony
attended church at Burchtiel Sunday
Mrs. Sol Frazier and brother spent
Monday night with Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Misses Montana Fox and Ada
Boughton were guests of Mrs. J. C.
Mrs. Charlotte Gass from Corwin Is
visltiug relatives In this neighbor-
hood this week.
Bun Rankin aud Joe Bettis are
working on the road south of the Bur-
chtiel school house.
There was a surprise party on Kin-
ley Burchtiel Saturday night, a large
crowd was present
Mrs Vanhuss attended the church
association at Ferguson, Kansas Wed-
nesday and Thursday.
Miss Battle Graves received the fine
piano given away by the Simmons
Store, Saturday night.
Mrs. McManaman’s brother and
daughter left for Colorado Thursday,
after spending a couple weeks at her
Mrs. Salsberry left Friday for Quin-
lan, Oklahoma, for a visit with her
son, Robert aud her daughter, Mrs.
While filling the silo Saturday J. C.
Burchtiel got something In his eye, he
went to Wichita Sunday, to an eye
specialist to have it lemoved.
Rifles in Armies.
Each army now fighting In Europe
uses a rifle different from that used by
each of the others. The Russians
have the longest rifle, the French the
longest bayonet, while the Austrians
use the heaviest bullet The rifles ■ Monday to have tils hand treated
with the largest calibers are those of
the French and the Austrians. The
German rifle attains the greatest muz-
Miss Will Set h aud daughter, Eunice
were Anthony shoppers Saturday.
Claude Broyles went to Anthony
rle velocity. The British have the
matlc&lly transmitted to a voice radio | shortest rifle, but with the bayonet
transmitter," said Secretary Daniels, added the weapon Is longer than the
“holds out hope that persons inland rifle and bayonet of the Belgians and
Lawrence Burchfiel has been real
sick, but is improving nicely now.
He still Is In the doctor’s care
should readily be put In touch by
telephone wltt^. others gt »og through
Bon Sharp returned home Wednes
day Tennessee where he attended the
funeral of his sister
Of The Ownership, Management, Olrcula
tlon. F.tc., Required Ity The Act of August
34, 1013, of The Manchester Journal, publish-
ed weekly at Manchester, Oklahoma, for
October 1. 1915.
Editor. K. A. Wood; Managing Editor, E.
A. Wood; Business Managers, E. A. Wood A
Son; Publishers, E A. Wood A son; All of
Individual owners, E. A. Wood and R. O.
Wood, Manchester, Oklahoma. Known bond-
holders. mortgagees, and other security
holders, holding 1 per cent or more of total
amount of bonds, morgagea, or other securi-
ties. J. M. Simmons, Buena Vista, Texas
Sworn to and subscribed before me tbls3Sth
day of September, 1915.
N. W. Patton. Notary Public.
My Commission expires Oct. 9. 191*.
FOLl SALE: A fine quality of
seed rye, in any quantity. 14 tf
V K Deere. Manchester
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