The Beaver Herald (Beaver, Okla.), Vol. 30, No. 46, Ed. 1, Thursday, April 19, 1917 Page: 1 of 8
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The BEAVER HERALD
Oldest Oklahoma Newspaper. Established 1886.
BEAVER BEAVER COUNTY OKLAHOMA THURSDAY. APRIL 19 1917.
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A bank acquaintance's a fine thinp for a boy en as a boy
and especially when he is at the point where he begins to know
the value of money and is anxious to earn.
Vi oung peopie wno are iaugntto save become a credit to a
community because it makes them ambitious.
their bank and they hae the privilege of coming and going just
aa much as they wish.
. Interest paid on savings.
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PRINTER FLEW THE COOP.
If The Herald is short of news this
wiek (and ills) we will have to ask
tlie indulgence of oar readers. We
hustled cround last week and prepared
most of our last issue before we left
for Oklahoma City to spend a week
nnd went away thinking that every-
thing was 0 K and would run along
smoothly until our return but. it
soems we ht.d no sooner left our
'sanctum sanctorum than one of our
printers decided to get in one more
celebration before the "bone dry law"
went Into effect and finally wound up
by ''blowing'' hi Job beforeour return
0. 0. "CnfJTwn our otrTer printer
stayed on the job acd worked man-
's fully to keep thing going but the days
.Vtftid nights were not long enough and
the work necessarily got "balled up'.
With ODly two day we could hardly
i;ot up a readable paper however we
havedone the belt we could under the
ROLL OF HONOR.
John Coulter Buster Colo.
U.T. Hon Balko.
F. M. Turner Atwell Colo.
Hen Holadcy I'ratt Ksr.
O.A. Whitmer Doubey.
J.F.Morton Hunnewel) Kas.
by IS. M. T.ene " Illveride.
BARNES' BIG BOY.
Kay Barnes and wife are about the
proudest people ever tin's week and all
become of a viiit of the stork at their
home Sunday April 15th tearing a
flue big boy baby. Congratulations.
DR. R.OY N. WINTERS I
Ib "Permanently located in Beavr. Office in Robertson
RoomK Phone 172. Residence Phone 14. '
Consultation and Spinal Analysis Free
I have the best farm
loan proposition in Bea-
ver county. Get my
terms before closing
H. N. LAWSON
you know ihe
value of a Bank
Account . teach
BACK FROM GRAND CHAPTER.
The editor of The Herald and Milt
Erma Crabtree returned Monday night
from Oklahoma City at which place we
hid been as delegates from the Beaver
Chapter 0. K. 8. in attendance at
Grand Chapter which convened in that
city the Jth acd continued until the
12th. We enjoyed our trip to the city
of course but most of all the work of
Graod Chapter the benefits of which
are belt known to thoieof the Order of
the Eastern Star. We cauDOt pay too
much in praise of the good work which
our Grand Officers have 'done the pan
year and it certainly was a pleasure to j
sit in Grand Chapter with those able)
women and note the earnestness and
zeal with which they carried on the'
proceeding They had the right con-
ception of the high ideals for which
the Order stands and one could not
fit in Chanter with them without
being imbued with a desire to do nvire
wnlr .ill linKa. nnknlil ilia ti.tn.lnl..
which every true Eastern Star realties
the i obligated to exemplify and pro-
mote. We do not know a better stlm-
ului for those who might hae grown
cold in the cause than a visit to Grand
Chapter. It stirs one up and makes
them want to do something.
GLEE CLUB PIE SUPPER A SUCCESS.
The H 8. Glee Club girls gave a pie
supper at the new grade school build-
ing Friday night of last week to raise
money with which to help defray their
expenses to Alva at which place they
will enter the State Glee Club Contest
for the Northwestern division. They
were well patronized and about f 23.00
I was secured toward the fund.
On say can you see by the dawn's early light
What tojiruudl) we hailed at the twilight's last gloaming
Whose broad stripe and bright stars thro' the perilous! fight
O'er the rampart we wntuhtd were so gnllnnlly lrtnmui?
And the roclots red glare the-bombs bursting in'nir
inv' proof thro' the night thal our flog was still there.
Oh My docs that stnr-spanglMinniier yet wac
0' r the lund'of the fn e and the home of the brave?
On the shore dimly seen thro' the niists of the deep .
When the foe's lmuphty host in dri ad silcnoo reposes
What is that which the breeze o'er the towering steep
As it fitful) blows half conceals half disuloM s?
Now it catches the gham of the morning's1 rlrst b'-am '
In full glorj reflected now shim h on the stream :
'Tis the tt.ir-spangleil banner; oh long may it wn
O'er tlm land of the free anil the home of the brave 1
And win re W the band who io nuntingly swore
That th havoc of war and the Initio's confusion
A home ami a country should leuvc us no more?
Their blood hut. washed out their foul footsteps' jiollution.
No refuge eould sae tho hireling and slave
From the terror of flight or thl' gloom'of the grac:
And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave
O'er the land of the freo and the home of the brave.
Oh thus be it over when freemen shall stand
E twe n (holt lovVd home and wild war's desolation ;.
lllest with vlct'ryand i ace; way'tho h M'n-rt'KcuecOarid t -
l'raise the Pow'r that hath made and priserwd us a nation 1
Then conquer we must when our cause it is juxt
And this be our motto : ''In God is our trust !"
And the etar-spangkd banner in triumph shall wave
O'er the land of the free nnd the home of the brn::
Our Boys and Girls
It is with no small degree of pride nd yet not without
heartache that we report ihif. week the enlistment of two of our
fine young men in the "service of Uncle Sam and the identification
with the American Red Cross Society of one of oar brightest and
most capable young ladies. These young people are Charles
Miles son of Mr. and Mrs J. O. Miles who enlisted in the Army;
William Moore son of Mr and Mrs I. W. Moore who enlisted in
the Na'vy and Miss Reola Mansfield daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
B. H. Mansfield who has become a member of the American Red
Cross Society. All were students of 0. U. and among tho bright-
est of their classes.
Beaer people are proud oi thes'e young people who have so
e.irly responded to the call of their country and thelf progress
and advancement which is sure to come will be watched with
earnestness on the part of all who know them. The Herald wishes
them God speed. We are proud of you ' Charles William and
Sheriff Jim Couch and Underrherjff
Coffin returned last week from Mc-
Alester to which place they had gone
having in custoday J). 0. McNeal
convicted a't the last term of District
Court of the murder of Anson D.
Green on the street of Forgan
October -Oth 1916 and who had been
sentenced to 99 years in the state pen-
itentiary. McMeal was safely lodged
in the pen.
IT PAID TO ADVERTISE.
That it pays to advertise in The
Herald was demonstrated twice in this
office this week in fact it pays so well
that all that was necessary in these
two instances was merely to order the
ad. Before we had time to get the
matter in 'type the owners for two
lost articles which were to be adver-
tised were located. Kev L. L. Shaw
lost tn auto casing tube and rim.
He came in and placed the ad and
went out on the street. In a few
minutes he bad located the tame. He
also had found an auto hood and while
In advertised that fact. The next
day the owner called for the hood Oh
it pays to advertise in The Herald all
right. Try it and be convinced.
Follow the Colors.
STORM NEAR FLOWS.
A severe wind storm is reported as
having visited the section nerthwest
near Floris Tuesday evening. The
home of a family by the ramsi of
Smith was blown away though the
occupants escaped with their lives.
MaDy other small buildings were de-
molished. A number of stock are re-
ported as being injured many having
their le broken by flying timbers
and debris. Stock belonging to L F.
Beatty and J E. Watson are amog
those reported injured.
Mrs.'R. H Loofbourrow was hostess
to the Bide-a-Wee club this week.
Members present were: Mesdames
Carson Crabtree Davis Healy
Laughrin Lawson Maple Quinn
Savage Stran&than Tracy Thomas
and Loofbdurrow Guest were: Mes-
dames Gllllland Feese and Tooker.
The subject for the afternoon was
"Emerson." Interesting facts con-
cerning his life were presented by dif-
ferent members. During the social
hour delicious refreshments were
served by the hostess. The next
meeting will be with Mrs. Wt II
Thomas May 2d. '
SHALL CHICKENS RUN AT LARGE.
We ha've been asked by a member of
the Town Board to ascertain if possi-
ble through the columns of The Her-
ald if the people of Beaver want an
ordinance prohibiting chickens from
running at large. Owing to extensive
gardening being urged on account of
war and threatened food shortage it
has been thought by some that it
might be well to prohibit chickens
running at large.
Speaking for one The Herald is
inclined to the belief that there is
more rioney to be made from chick-
ens than there is from gardens in Bea-
ver owing to the condition of our soil
the scarcity of rainfall and the inad-
equate city water supply which St also
prohibitive on account of the rate.
The eggs and meat from a small flock
of chickens to our mind would do
more toward iccreaslnc the food sup-
ply than would the gardening which
we might be ablto do. We believe
that more people could engage in rais-
ing chickecs than could garden nnd
that many of those wha wished to
raise chicRens would not be able to do
so were they required to restrain them
from running ut large. We venture
the asertloc that a dozn good hsns
to each home in Eeaver would yield
100 per cent greater benefit to the peo-
ple in general than would all the gar-
dening wh! they might do. If wt
nre going to look at It from an econom-
ical view.point wq can scarcely afford
to decide against trie chickens.
Personally we are not concerned ns
to whether chickms run at large or
not. We have nc chickens but we do
try to raise a little garden and a few
flowers however our yard is well
fenced and our neighbor's (oultry does
not worry us toany great extent. If
it were not for the fact that the gov-
ernment is urging the conservation of
all food supplies we would ttj prohibit
the chickens from running at large for
we all. know that our yards could be
kept more attractive without the
chickens but since it is put up to us
from an economical stand-point we
conBdenjlj believe that chitkecS art!
more profitable to the government
just now than flowers or garden and
The Herald is not only in favor of
allowing chickens to run at large but
we would like to ste every home in
town have at least a dczen good hens.
After the war Is over ard the question
of food is not so precarious then it
would be well to confine the chickens
The Herald takes this stand purely
as a business matter we have no per-
sonal feeling in the matter as may be
seen from the fact that we have no
chickens. If we consulted our own
withes we'd say shut up thes;ratcl.in'
varmints for we'll confess a few old
hens have destroyed some perfectly
food and promising flower beds for us
n the past however we believe that
just at this time we should urge rather
than discourage poultry raising
The Town Board has askid for the
opinion of the people on thin question.
We have given ours. What i yours?
Speak now or foreer alter hold your
Gko. H. Wright
RENFREW INVESTMENT CO.
Farm Loans and insurance
CARSON cS CO. Agents
1 64 Fords Reeeivtd in January 1
Mil mrttmrm IHfed in a ew tlaya
that apply naw
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BETTER POST UP ON THESE.
Attention Is called to th following
tralllc regulations of the town whioh
will hereafter be strictly enforced.
No vehicle will be permitted to
stand at tho curb line on Douglas
avenue longer than It is actually nec-
essary to load or unload the same.
Motor 'vehicles must be parked
in centir of the street on Douglas;
avenue and at the curb on other
Horses or other animals must not bo
tied on side streets. Hitching rack
will be provided on Second street
east from Stranathan's Store and on
Third street east from Tracy's Store
Bl'EKD LIM1T.-11! miles per hour
and the Marshal has strict instructions
to arrest every violator without warn-
iOR. All traffic must keep to the right
hand side of the street and when turn-
ing from one side of the street to an
other mutt follow the traflio to an in
tersecting street before turning.
All teams must be securely tied
when in directly under their drlvera
Throwing balls or other objects
playing marbles etc.. is prohibited on
Douglas avenue or within 300 feet.of
that avenue "
Obstructing sidewalks with boxes
barrols or other objects is prohibited
xcept that goods may be displayed
If kept within two feet of tlio property
Erap'ty boxes crates paper excel-
sior and other inflammable material
mutt not be stored or permitted to re-
main within thirty feet of any busl-
Au ordinance patted this week pro-
hibits chickens from running at large
A reafonable time will be given before
enforcemtnt is made
Another ordinance pasted this week
deals with the public health by re-
quiring all breeding paues ior flies to
be removed Stables must be keep
clean privy vaults must be six foot
deep atd otherwise properly kept In
sanitary condition watte pajie'r and
other refuse must be destroyed aa4
not swept into the streets or alleys. t
TAYLOR TWIN DIES.
The Herald is sorry to report this
week the death of "one of the twins
of Mri and Mrs. Frank Taylor of For-
gan which ovcured Friday Funeral
services were conducted at Forgan
Sunday by Hev ! '- bhaw of Heaver
and interment 'made in the Forgan
cemetry The sympathy of their
many friends Is extended to thttm in
UNDSEY L LONCiJR.
Dr. and Mrs. L. L Long an; the
proud parents of a fine S pound sun
born to thtm Wednesday the 18th. .
The young man has been named Lind-
sey 1.. Congratulations.
T'ler r.rt- a few spots left on this
earui that are not intolved ill the ia
but Lord oj1 kmi where they are
W. F. Carson
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