The Beaver Herald. (Beaver, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 50, Ed. 1, Thursday, May 21, 1914 Page: 1 of 8
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Oldest Oklahoma Newsoaoor Republican for PrinclplB
BEAVER BEAVER COUNTY OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY MAY 21 1914.
The MILLINERY STORE
Fresh Now Stock of Drv Goods Ready-Made Dressos.
The Best Stylos in Underwear Tho "Comfy Cut!"
NOTIONS OF ALL SORTS
I'ho Corset for Comfort "The American Lady."
Long-Chomois Gloves for 50c. Can you boat this?
You will find this is tho store for Good Goods Good Stylos and
Your Patronage Solicited
Mrs. W. H. ROBERTSON
Beaver - Oklahoma
Lynn Russell it having a "condition"
made to his residence this week.
Mrs. I. Ii. Long and daughter Mill
Lenorc are visiting relatives and
friends at Alva.
Mrs. A a. Dickson and littlo son
Albert Dawltt. nre visiting homo folks
near Dtilko this weuk.
TI10 first mall sinco Saturday camo
In from Forgan this morning and say
there was some mail too. About
'steon saoks full.
W II. Ilobertoou left yesterday
morning foriiis liomestead In Colorado
near Two Unites whore he will look
utter farming interest for a short time
Miss Reol.i M.insllolil returned from
Liberal Knaa-.H Saturday to remain
permanent!) She In bet- Liberal
for several mouths luKiiig ottedpmiiic
tru.itment mil is foWim' muuli improv-
Attorney K. b. Dickson and Prof
John IJ. Swaim upent the latter part of
last week In the country near Bulko
where they looked after business in
the interest of the Holmwright Oil &
A serious lire was narrowly averted
at the Whl to House wash room Tuos-
day. Some one had left the gasoline
stove turned on and Clarence Tackett
who had gone out to start the fire
supposing the overflow was wator pro-
ceeded to light tho (iro. Tho oil Ignit-
ed nt onco and tho llametishot up to
tho roof Clarence exhibited rare
presence of mind by quickly removing
the gasoline tank from the stove and
flinging it out In tho yard thus provent-
lug an explosion.
Tho Freshman class of the Beaver
hich sohool cavo a nlny Tuesday night.
They were greeted by a largo crowd
and did especially well. "Beaver
High" is there with tho goods always
Hah I Hah! Hah 1 for B. II. 9.
Tho Gospel team wont out to Elm-
wood Sunday where they held services
at the Seal school house. They report
a splendid meeting and the evidence
of much good being promised in future
as u result of their endeavors.
Uncle John Sims and son James were
here from Pray Monday with a car-
load of hogs which they expected to
ship from Forgan but wero disappoint-
ed thero being ng train service on nc
count of the recent rise In the Beaver
which suspended traffic for a few days
Thoy were compelled to hold their
hogs over sovcraldajs.
Mrs. J 1) Nlles was stricken suldon-
ly Su"day afternoon with an attack of
paralyMs and sii'oe 1ms been in a seri-
ous condition Sim U ni tin home oV
her dmightiT. Mr. A. G Thomas and
at 1I1N time if mmt'what Improved
though htr condition still remains crit-
ic il I' I to In hoped that she mny
soon tie on th r ad to ncoery.
Harry Nlles nrriv d ypgtorday " from
Junction City Knna In response lr
a messagp announcing the jerions 111
np of his mother When he roaches!
Lnvprnc he was compelled to contlnu
his Journey overland train pervice b
Ing suspended on account of tho wpnk
ened bridge across tlte Heaver Up
came to Madison by auto and frhm
there by buggy.
Judge R. II Loofbourtow who spent
Inst week lioro with his parents return
ed to Oklahoma City Saturday. Tin
day he left a message camu announc-
ing the sudden death of Justice Stilwell
tl Hu.sell Supreme Justico from the
Sixth district who was associated with
Judge Loofbourrow on the Supreme
bench and who had died at Oklahoma
City that day after an Illness of only a
few days of heart trouble.
"An Ounce of Prevention la Worth a Pound of Cure."
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Come in and let us talk it over with
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Phone 66 BEAVER OKLAHOMA
BEAVER HIGH SCHOOL CLOSES
The ichool year 1613-11 for tho Bea-
ver High School closes Friday. Com-
mencement exorcises will be held Fri-
day night when n class of eight will be
graduated from our school and glvct
diplomas which nill admit them t(
any University or College in this asso-
ciation. Tho work which has boon done in thr
Beaver high school the past two year
Is worthy of the greatest commenda-
tion and speaks volumes for the in-
structors through whose ability and
energy tho work accomplished has beer
made possible. The school during this
tima has practically been brought from
ohaos to order mid correct system nnd
too much cannot bo wild in favor ol
the excellent faculty who hnvi so sue
ccssfully conducted the work. I) irlnp
this time the high school Imp been un
ler the luperlntPiitlviic) of Prof Johr
(5. Sn-nlm and his ability as an organ-
izer nnd booste- is seldom equalled
tnd rarely excel led
Jojj.n E. Swaim.
Tlie fame of Beaver high school has
been sent abroad throughout this nnd
d joining counties and. In fact
throughout educational circles of the
state Beaver Is known to have ono of
the very best accredited high schools
and one which Is a peer nmnng those
of the western half of ur great com-
monwealth. Prof. Swaim Is known to
the educators of Oklahoma as an ag-
gressive widc-awako leader and in
everything of a sohool nature he has
seen to it that Beaver school has not
been forgottou nor failed to bo regis-
tered near tho top In any movement
for the advancement and extension of
Interest In our behalf. .In tho school
room and on the athletic field ho has
exhibited the samo interest and en-
thusiasm. .. -"' '
But tho succcfi of Beaver high school
i not to be ttributed wholly to Prof
Jnaim's energy nnd activity. To his
ble corps of assistants is duo equal
praise nnd approval. Without their
faithful cinciontlouswork much that
has been dono could not have been
done and Beavor high school would
not occupy the high position it now
skkkkikkkklks ' kupjsmbPsssPPbhi
year TI10 student body nre as ono In
expressing their regret thnt alio cannot
be with tliPin for by her earnest faith-
ful work for them slio lias pi deared
henielf tu nil. It will be with dilllcul-
ty that ono so well fitted and In every
way quatilicd to succeeded her may
be found .
Lnst but not "least" by any means
both from point of avoirdupois and In
tollootuallty comes Miss Lona Wright
principal of tho Beavor high sohool.
Her work has beon such ns to speak
for Itself and tho faot Hint her services
Iinvo beim rocured for tho coming
school ypar goes to hlunv that the
schnol board feel that (hoy have In her
an Instructor n'ithnut whom their
seh' j! would be lacking Tho palron.
a wi I1 art much plenOd wfili tho ad
tniii'Piiii'iit iliclr ilil'dren Imvo inadi
under Mis Wrlglit and tjmy hrnrtlly
co nmend h'-r pnst work and feu I that
pfjU il bi'ili'Iiia will be rpupid througli
lief 1 rucitr n ti future Tim Hxepr-
i n winch ht Imfl had gives her pros
Ip i 1 1 p- work aiid rndcr hnr equal
irj 1 in tginiy lh t may ariso
rue 1- I t.d oiicn pe'Dlexitig
M. E. CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS.
Sunday May 'J 1. 1911.
Sunday School at 10:00 a.m.
Preaching servlco at 8:00 p. m.
Oaxt. J. D. Naxs Pastor.
Sunday Sohool 10:00a tn.
Union Memorial Service ai 11 ;00am
Evening Servlep 8:00 p m
J. M Jaffray Past-r
Norb Bobbins nnd wlfo moved birk
Friday Into their home from which
thoy wero driven by tho flood. Thev
raised tho houso about two feet nrd
hope In future to escape a recurrence
of their rccont calamity. Tho flood
reported for Sunday but which we are
thankful to report foiled to material-
ise mado them wonder for a time If
thoy wouldn't have to beat a retreat
Hov. L. I. Shaw delivered tho Bae-
calaurate sermon to the graduating
class of the Beaver high ichool Sun
day evening at the Christian church
nnd ns usual ho did himself proud
Tho church was tastofully decorated
for tho occaision in tho high sohool
and class colors and the nrrangemtnt
was both novel and artistic.
Tho Beaver orchestra and the choirs
of all churches of tho town provided
Miss. Vikoima vic.ham
lit the ppron of Miss Virginia Wick-
mm a-sistint principal and f acher of
Latin Beaver n bi'on fortunbtn in
spcurirjg not only a scholar nnd ono
full able- to handlo her work with the
grpntest a nnd to the entire satis-
fit t on aid bencllt'of the student body
but they havo also had Iq her a young
lady of culture and refinement; ono
vho felt It a duty to give her work the
best that was in her and who Tta ovor
guided by a conscientiousness nnd de-
termination to make the time spent
with her wall worth whilo to hor stu-
dents If those under her Instruction
failed to niako tho most of the oppor-
tunity offered them It was no fault of
Miss Wlclcham's for without favor or
partiality she discharged her duties
with tho singlo purpose of directing
those undor her to a higher piano of
usefulness and Impressing upon them
the cxtremo necessity for their utiliz-
ing their every talent while the oppor-
tunity wo? afforded thorn.
It Is greatly to be regretted that Miss
Wickham'a service cannot be obtained
for another year but provious plans will
not allow her to accept tho pressing j
oner o 1110 sciiooi Doaru 10 return next
MlSt I SKA WllKHIT.
In nil. we fcol that the Beaver high
school as a whole hus given most effi-
cient instruction nnd that tho work
done cannot be commended In ton high
terms. Tho people of Beaver nre Just-
ly proud of this excellent institution
and thoy aro anxious that the high
standard of excellence which it has at-
tained bo maintained. Thoy foul that
this would bo nesurrcd by tho return of
tho present faculty and all regret that
Miss Wick ham lias concluded she can-
not return. The assnrranoo however
or Prof. Swaim's and Miss Wright's re-
maining and tho hope that tho vacan-
cy may be creditably filled gives us
confidence that wo have littlo to fear
for the future of our school so long at
thoy are nt tho helm. "
Mrs O. P. Twyford roturned Satur
day fmn an extended visit with her
parents at Eldorado nnd with friends
at Oklahoma City. In rqturnlng she
experienced tho thrilling sensation of
fording the South Canadian river tho
W.F. A N W. Railway brldgo over
that stream being out and the railroad
company nre nhlo to maintain service
pending tho rcconstructisn of tho
brldgo only by transferring passen-
gers mall and express over that stream
by wagon. Who day Mrs. Twyforu"
came over tho water was so deep that
It almost snnm the horses in places.
The South Canadian Is a treacherous
old stream. For one wo wouldn't'' be
exactly wild to cross It when it was an
John Shield nf Hooker paid Bra-
ver n call Tuedny Col Khluld was
here looking iif'pr mutter of interest
to the SoulitliiU nnd pxppcted to M'H
to L'lverne but turned back on m 1 u it
of tho high water In tho Unvs h
tho -'New Setth ra" linn liivailptl Ut
vr county Col ShiHtln wh elected
County Commisrimipr on llie ' I limp-
kill Holler" tiokut nndsurvrd tint coun-
ty one term in thnt capacity. It was
during his term of office that the Bea-
ver brldgo was built and be Itfldto
his credit Shields was for the bridge
and It was perhaps ns much to his
e (Torts as tp that of anyone else that It
waa built In thosu days public Im-
provements were not inadi as freely at
they aro now and It was quite an Item
to secure such an appropriation. This
was the Colonel's first trip over this
nay for many years and of course he
notod many changes Many of his old
friends wore here yet to greet him but
many more hnd gono on some to that
land from whence travolers never re-
turn others to seek fame and fortune
In new fields While here Mr. Shields
called on tho Herald forco.
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RAIN! HIGH WATER!
This county is certainly getting all
that is coming to it and moro in the
way of moisturo the past few weeks.
Rain haB fallen at intervals through-
out almost tho entire week past and
while It has been steady and gentle for
tho most part yet at times the fall has
been heavy enough to put the draws
and ravines runningbank full. Another
rise of several feet in the river came
Suoduy and Monday but has again sub-
sided. It was reported early Sunday
that the ilood-gatus were open and
that a bigger raise than ever was com-
ing this way but the report proved to
be ungrounded and to date not enough
water has come down to put tho river
On account of the high-water cry the
Sunday train was ordered back from
the south side of the river and the
frolght also boing down the lino has
left us without train or mall service.
The temporary supports which had
been put in place making tho Laverno
bridgo passable were also removed to
prevent their loss by tho supposed
high water nnd thus train service was
cut oil for a few days. The railroad
bridge Is now under construction how-
ever and regular trafilc will bo resum-
ed by tho last of the week.
Wheat fields are drinking In the
moisturo and though our people may
bo somewhnt inconvenienced in travel
and mall facilities and n few sutler
lots yet as a whole everybody Is feel-
ing mighty good over the splendid
rains nnd aro dreaming dreams of the
bountiful harvest they feci marred of
reaping. .Even now thoy can hear the
big silver dollars jingle in their pock-
eti and nobody menis inclined to
grumble at the mud.
In Life Insurance.
Tho llfo lnsuranco of tho people of
tho United States la moro than dou-
ble that of all tho other countries of
tho world combined.
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
The Serving of Souls
Assets Eternal Llfo. Llabllltlei-Salvatlon of the World.
Supreme President Almighty Ood. Supreme Vicc-Pres. Jesus Christ
Supreme Secretary Saint Paul
Bible School 10:00 a. m.
MornlnR Service 11:00 a. in.
Eronlnfj Sorvlco .C. 8:00 p; m.
Morning Union Memorial Sorvioo at Prebytorian
Evoning Sermon by Supt II. O. Fellow
Special musio. Sunday May 24th 10M.
L. L. SHAW Pastor
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