Beaver Herald (Beaver, Okla.), Vol. 32, No. 3, Ed. 1, Thursday, June 20, 1918 Page: 1 of 8
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klahoms R1b Society
Oldest Oklahoma Nvrjpr. Established 1886.
V BEAVER BEAVER COUNTY OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY. JUNE 20 1918
About TMs Tim Every Year
aiy To Advise
BBBBBBMtfe. m. .m.ii - M jt f . . n - -
n ' b ! v m cka k. ma mma ba i m i -ar".
The Universal Car
It Is1 often so much easier to advise some ann
h(.w" to spend his monev than it fa to spend your
You know what the ;other fellow ought to
spend but with you. il'cT different. Now any ad-
vice we may have to offer will not .be along this
line at all. Our advice is not alone the lines of
"J? spending moneys but ratheMn saving it. Any.
oouy can spena money but it takes a wise one to
save it. There is nothing like opening an account
at a reliable bank to assist you in saving.
Add to the account regularly and you will be
surprised how easy it will grow. Start now no
matter how small.
THE BANK OF BEAVER CITY
FRANK LAUGMRIN. Prct. . R. H." LOOFBOIWROW Vice-Pres.
JAS. a. CRABTREE. Ctshicr - '
CHILDREN'S JIAY EXERCISES
Children's Day exercises will be
held att Couch "schoclhousa Sunday
June 23d. and we are asked by Ms.
Johnnie M. Jones to' invito and urge
all to be present. A splendid -program
has been prepared.
The Herald editor feasted on
-1. iv. jncLariy 01 near touiko anu
they were certainly fine and delicious
Mr. McLartv has a nice imtchof the
Beaver 'county gTown strawberries that'tlie nation may bej'unificd
Sunday a gltj from Mr. and Mrs.land .lacUnfr .undef the Autorritv
j v. ...- ... ..- L. lr 7"i'nf niiiihnnn'
uuu uv iriisvUB luai uv nun raised
berries etwugU'tor Ills own uso fof
many yorA Those ferries 'certainly'
"hit the spot" I and we appreciated
WIIil'llOOST W. 8. S. HALES "
A large delegation ;of school dis-
trict officials from Sll p'rtBttffAtlie
.county were in Beaver Saturday at-
tending a. meeting at the conrthouse
called by County Manager-Twyford
getting Instructions and .supplies '.for
the great? War Savings Stamp drive
which Is to' be made In every school
district in Beaver county the week Of
June 28th. It was an enthusiastic
dolegatlon. That Beaver county will
JY ft T) An Imw Anaifeitat vtilll I
go "'over the top" In this drive -an :in
all others Is assured. Remember
June 28th! 'no at your Bchoolhousel
Doyaur duty!' I '
MRS. GEORGE ROIIISON V -
INSANE BTES 1ATER
- A sad scene 'wa's'e'nacted In Beaver
Jast -wock whon Mrs. George "Roblson
of Clear Creek was brought before
the Insanity board suffering from
acute mania. She was taXen to the
Supply "hoapltnl for the insane Trlday
where she died Sunday. The remains
were liroBght back to Beaver 'Mon-
day and burial mado in Beaver cem-
etery Tuesday. Pour small children
aro left 'by the unfortunate -woman.
Her huslrand survives her. Before
marriage -site was Hattie Egbert
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ike Eg-
bert and -was born at Clear Creek.
Her cose was a most severe tne.
Death to kw was a merciful deliverer.
W. f. HBCMEtt PremUeni H. M. MMPLE Vfce-PrsaWenf
FIRST STATE BANK
Prepared to Extend Every Courtesy Consistent with
Sound Banking. Deposits Guaranteed.
m. H CMFHV Gambler
I have the. best farm
loan proposition in Bea-
ver county. Get niy
terms before . closing
H. N. LAWSON
" tffJr Proclamation
In accordance with the Procia-
mation o f'WboDROw 'Wilson
President of -the -United States
proclaiming June 28 1Q18
''NafioiW Wfc.r Savirijjs'Day
vested ln.me.by the laws of the '
ttu a. ... .. .... . I
and of the State
of v Oklahoma" I. I L. Long
umyocjioij .inej town or Beaver
proclaJjB'and-make Tmown that
every taan iwoman; and child in
the COnflnGR Of tho flld frilrn la
House on. June 28 1918 between
the hours ofS and 5:30 p. m.
that .thejr aniiy give tl'eir 4ub;
criptkui8 f orj W?a r' Savings
StanTpsfiliat June 28 1918. be-
itween the iliours of J2 and 5:.10 n.
m. shall be deemed a holiday
and all placest of business shall
po rosetUbatween ; tho hours
' Jj. Li. JLong 'Mayor
Attest: Tuo. P. Bkaidwood.
VtHOH MEN AIR MEETINGS
Union opeivnir church lervlcti'WlA
Ibo held during the summer months
commencing Sunday night June 23d
on the street. Let all attend.
Mieses l.uln and Johnnie Sinn of
fllmttuck sre visiting here this weik
with their slsti-r Mrs J. H. Orabtree
A War Savings Stamp In your
pocket beats a dozen flags -on the la-
pel of your coat. June 23th Is tho
CCO. W. CAFkY Hunt. Cauhhsr
A GOOD BUNCH TO TTa TO
Candidates for office are announc-
ing in bunches in The Herald this
week. Hon. DlckT. .Morgan for
congress J. W. St often for Repre-
sentatlvq; Roscoe Rlzley for county
attorney and Miss .Muyme .Skinner
Tor county superintendent are new
ones this week all of whom except
the latter are" candidates before the
Republican primaries. Miss Skinner
is asking for the Democratic nomlna-
tton nnd by the way that Is about
the only objection we might have
(nnd we havcri't that) lo her candl-
tliirV Vfltlirnllv WoM Ilka In aan nil
J the live ohesViinnoOnce."on tho Re-
punncan iicxei anu wjps SKinner
would add thelhfrd'to the'live bunch
we nowrhave for tho county super-
intindency however the Democrats
i... .nn. 1 i i
Xn iftr lnZ 0.l5ibier.a2d
.'L8".'0 .them' he? c."Idnlt. .do
better than to nominate Miss Skin-
ner' Harvey Hill former Beaver
county publisher and staunch llepub-
lienn. unsolicited nays the following
of her candidacy: - - "
To the Voters of Beaver County:
It'was with pleasure that I noticed
dv tne iieaver
leaver City papers that Miss Prud to'elect him aajhelr county
Skinner is af canWtforIM&: ! ! 'not have'oypoM
b of-countrsoperWeHo7lrh.e primary nd It Is "quite
While to mv wnv nf thlnVlntf4hn
lady is on the wrongjtlcket at 'the
same time I believe I urn fair enough
to recognlzettrue worth and Ability
wherever I. Jlml It. Politics 'should
cut.no flgure In tho office or county
superjntendenti for this Is'dnetof the
public trusts that everyono in a
countyf especially" parents have a
personal intere'st'ln.- Miss Skinner !b
a school teacher of exceptional ex-
perience and ability. She took tho
school ut Gray when It was all rup
down and amounted' to nothing and
vlth tho help of her assistant Miss
ueHsio Humpnrey tiullt It up till It
ranked the highest of any country
sohool In Beaver county. She taught
three most successful terms there
and in 1917 graduated a class In tho
elchth grade and also a class in the
ninth grade among which was two
young ladles one of whom was ad-'
mltted to the Ochlltreo high school
and one to the Liberal high school I
without examination nnd simply upon I
me certificate or graduation of Miss Heaver should have bettor light serv-
Sklnner certified by County Superln- Ice than we are getting. While we 5r
tendent Ayers. Miss Skinner Is ono aro not Informed ns to tho why of 33
or the few country teachers that can
bonst of having received the hearty may bo tho best that the "powers
commendation nnd recommendation that bo" can provide yet it does seem
of the slate superintendent of Okla-1 that we should bo able to keep up
homa. The youpg lady not only Is a with Forgan'a record at least.' We
most proficient and successful ! nro Informed that Forgan (wo al-
teacher but has the hannv faculty nr most said "Proetown" timt fur nt.t.
endearing herself to all of her pupils
and nt Cray those that uttondod her
school fairly idolize her. Tho Demo-
crats will make no mistake In nom -
InnHntr lln fnn In nnM ... .. . !
o ..w w ii vxo u iiuni-1
Jnation Is equivalent to an election
- ...in . 1 . r..:...ii
. n. ... inu.c u noai 01 Kopuu -
llcan votes. With her as county su-
penntenuent the schools of tho
county win make n stride forward scneauio. Why not havo the Sunday
that was never before equaled. Gray ' night service till midnight? We be-
lleaver county Is my homo and while Hevo tho majority of tho people favor
I am one of those Republicans that It. Then tho day service. At present
does not believe in scratching the Wednesday afternoons which Is
ticket still I am free to say that termed ironing service Is the only
mis jviaeyme bKinner will recelvo my
hearty support for she is worthy and
competent In every particular.
HARVEY W. HILL
Gray Okla June 11 1918.
li. D. XORHIS COMMITS SUICIDE
inoci cojctitt.i in me not summer 13
Another horrible tragedy was en-1 tlme t0 do their ironing In the morn- "
acted. In this community last week n" nni1 we know a score or more of i
Following close oa the news of the housewives In Iieaver who would be 2
killing of the little Ogllvle boy came1Kal1 t0 UBe the electric current but!
word that L. D. Norris. of Route Alwho won'' wait till Wednesday aft-jaj
had been found dead at his home hlsi ernoon to Iron. If Ironing service is I
head blown off from a gun shot I" tno day servlco we are going toi
which all indications proved was ln- Ret let's have it in the morning at
flirted bv his own hand. Tho hnttv
was discovered Thursday by a heigh-
bor who not seeing Mr. Norris about
the premises had gone to the bouse
thinking he might be ill since he
lived alone. It was apparent that
the deed had been committed at least
three days previous.
Indications were that the unfor-
tunate man had placed the gun in
such position that it might be dis-
charged with his foot and had then
rotlred placing the muzzle of the
gun In or near his mouth and pulling
the trigger with his toe. The entire
sldo and top of his head weie blown
off and the room in which tho tragedy
occurreu was a most revolting sight
ROSS RIZLKY FOR
Often for courtesy' sake a news-
paper says they are glad to present
the name otvso and so for this or
that whtle'that Is not "altogether the
practice; of The Herald and it we say
we are glad we generally are. yet
should we 'sometimes deviate this 'is
not ono"6f the times when we say we
are GLAD lb -presont the name of
Roscae Rixlcy. as a. Ilenuhllrnn ran.
dldate for tho office of county attor-
ney. tfor weifael tlraf he Is 'a voune
man fully "nuallfied and eminently
capable 'of fconductlng'tho 'affairs of
m; most important officeto.the en-
tire satisfaction fof his constituents "17
and-onewho Is worthy of tho honor 3'
and the-emollimnnlH nf Hip nfflrp
Born ln Bearer cduntvilnd lrtfne
. . h ki. lit. ZZ . 7
I ""v f "'" mu.tujitByi u low yuurH
!'"' iiiibwi jY in me mmiy nr
law upon the corapletlon'pf which ho
returned to Beaver'taklng up a proc-
tlce in partnership with' Judge-in .H.
ituoiuourrow no couiu scarcely De
likely that his place will bo uncon-
tested ("from tho Democratic side In
thegoneral election. Tact?is fhe
uiuu woo runs against (oss lor coun-
ty attorney stands a mighty sllnfl
Chanca for election. We mlcht j?q
onandt wrlto pago after page com-'
mondalory 'of noss 'tfrid his ability
as an nttornev (nr hn hn Vnrtnlniv
.made good In" nls chosen profession
dui wo reel that that Is unneces-
termea 7a "carpet-bagger.v Ho Is 'i' ':""crti":""ruJ tvuiuiir.ivunfiou
truly a Reaver "county product and ! Rr''(eL"" W" fflg!'?':"' ml Tj
as such all Beavorcouuty should be 1 MVnfti'1r.Vf6AA'n"V'ivf" h' "'
ouij. nu i wuii Known 10 Iieaver 20 Jr . !)niiUl i arvir in A Iin
county rotors nnd tho fact that hfiwftSD. Korean. ' "7 '"' "' A' "f
iiuina is on mo iickci is auOUl ail maii. l"11" "" ". iieaver
necessary to Insure his election.
luu wht is oniy sorry mat sne
can'1 vot0 for nlm horBcIf but we
con"'e ourself with the thought
tnnt two ycars honco wo can vote for
nl" re-election. Why sure woman's
suffrage Is going to carry this fall in
BEAVER SHOUM) HAVE
BETTER IJGIIT SERVICE
It occurs to The Herald that
tho present Inadeuuate service nnd it ?
times sake.) now enjoys all-day and
all-night light service. Why can't
Reaver do as well? Our week night
service lo midnight Is not bo bad and
utn mint ... ..I.... -.. . ....
u iiiioitv hut uiuiig laiuy wen wun-
out a further extonslon of that serv-
1.... .... .. ;::... v . :" '
." - " "in mo aunaay nignt Bllllt-down
at 10 o'clock Is most unsatisfactory
Particularly under the now time
regular Hay service we havo. Now
some people may like to Iron Wednes-1
day afternoon but from time Imme-
morlal "blue" Mondav wn nlutnv-
morlal "blue" Monday was always
considered wnsh-day and Tuesday
ironing day. Even If that part of the
household duties were deferred HI)
Wednesday most housekeepers would
least but why rot have service evorvl
day r no mort than In the heat of f
tho day so life may bo made the more
livable by the use of electric fans .
What about it? Can't we have a lit-
tle better service city dads? Surely
We must not let Forgan outdo us in'
tnis respect. It they can support
day and night service Beaver can.
Lot's havo it!
COUCH BRANCH REPORTS
The following finished garments
wore brought in for shipment by
Couch branch A. R. C the past
woek: 12 bod leggings 101 bod
socks 1 pajama suit 7 triangular
nnnuages 10 bed shirts
The Ford Sedan $095 f. 0. b. Detroit is a hand-
some enclosed motor car that meets every demand in
an upto-date enclosed car. A roomy interior seating
five; deeply upholstered with fine cloth; plate glass
sliding windows; Bilkcurtalntf;Jatest typo of jventilat-
ing windshield; large doors-T-qvoryththg for tomfort
and the ovorlastlng.regular Ford chassis to carry it
all means safety with simplicity in operation and the
lowest cost for maintenance. Tho real family car-
just as delightful on the farm as in town. Como soo it
LONG & LAWSON
AI.PIIAHKTICAI. MNT OP
llf;jlNTHANTN OV JUWK S. 18
Nainc-r I'. O. AddrciiR
Amlersttn I.awrcnce nilward Ory
Ai;i))nront Lawrence Lester Ulm-
llarliy t)to C. Knowlen.
lihiif 'Atarfon Hdwhrd. Blmwoodi
IlnrfnpflH. Humni.1 It . II A ilntn
'ii i;en)l Arthur' Irvlnif. Hate.
ZL "erK'ey. joim r l.dican.
i iiiiiKnetn jumct
? jirolt. Oro UHttr. Jlenver .
H ta- HSJJ.S i$?ly-
7? 'cftVtrPMi vkyc'hei?Ka2tB. -
') iivib. i-uui francu. i.iuerni' Kan.
J eu. Louii.. Lonn.
lSmh. " M ' . '
Lqjran..J.i' " ' Zii"U'.i'"viFP vwwjeidtaie matter'fc
OreKor'. Jaiiien Dwlght. Denver.
droves. Meredith A. m. A. Hneer-
m.?.r.-Wr...rr TC . ' '
llaeue. Lloyd HO. Liberal Kan
rinrwnun ;ca' nvm Lorenn.
Hebberd Duwiy Hela i:imwool.T
Hunnon. Hemnel Itaympnd. Korean.
Herman Paul IxKan.
Hollanil. llyron M. Lorena
Howard Klnla Luther Itt. 'A Kor-
Kiin. Huckobey Carl Ilobert lit. 1 Oray
Hummer. John OiIh. Ivnnhnt
J" jcJUdrlck "che'i
enter Dnvld. Itt 1
Kile (Itort'o nmmett. Iieaver.
Kile Olen I... Alcreek Colo.
Koxrhke. (JeorKe W.. Knowlen.
Lpnrxeter Louie .Marnhall JH. 2
Layton Klna Hay. Itt Lopaiu
Litton Ward ii. lit. i Layerne.
LUHt. Carl lloy.l. .x .
JUCool. ltlaph Z . Jit. U Hlveralde.
Meadow. VlrKll Cheater Korean.
Aiiirp t. nurieH iajie iieaver.
Aimer miner Iurtiv. ilrAv.
Mnreland William Illamf Itt. A
Moore Will Catenliy.
Moore llrrschel LaKemp.
Nelms. Nealy L. Oray.
Newliy ltolaml CoIIIiih ante.
Noble. Krauk Marlon Iieaver.
Pachta Cliarlle Arthur Lorena.
I'arkcir James William Korean.
I'ntee Pearl Hber Heaver.
I'ennlnKton Iiarf. Uray
I'lmp Hamuel W. LoKan.
Plunk Hubert Franklin Liberal'
I'olJy Thcimaa Hdward Kurgan.
I'otter Homer Lexsley Heaver.
Hlchmond John Duncan. KlorlH.
Itayl Lloyd Umett LaKemp.
ltlchter Abe LaKemp
ItoilKerH JamiH II Lorena
jiune ieruy. uaie.
" neon -jinoru vieonnus. uiav.
71 Shaffer James Lulher. KorKun
70 Sharp. Ceclf K.. oray.
2" hhirey Howard Lee. mm wood
Smith Lavernc Liberal Kan
niiiuii tiuwaru r. Mate.
KtelneprleK Henry C'atesby
Hpaneler AUKuma P. Illveralde.
Hhuler Adraln M. ItL A. Oray.
HyrltH. Nealy Karneat. lit. A Ijuan
Taylor Oyler. Martin Lokiiii.
Tedder Oeoriit' Washington lit H
29 Tharji. Carl Amon. Knowlen
lri Topinka. Louis Kurgan.
?? 7.?! Charles. Kre.l. Forgt
"wic?i .ji.reB rreu rurican
Valentine Kloyd Blmer Maillnon.
wilfox. Willie Hryan. Oray
Wilkinson Charley A. K LaKemp
Wllllains Hobart D lit. A Hox 4
l.o re n a.
Williams Arthur Clyde LaKemp.
"Walllnir IJrneat L. lit. I. Madleon.
Wllmoth Homer Le Heaver
AVrlKht. McKlnley H. Heaver.
Wrlicht Hay Ilrynn Lorena.
Zlelke Jacob II Liberal Kan.
Kuntx. Karl A. Gate.
Blinona Charlie Henry Rate.
Insurance - Real Estate
Ford Garage Beaver
STKKKN MB nfefRESElWATIVi:
J. Wi Steifen. MXftCemp whole
announcing (his eek as a canfllflaie
for repri tentative of Beaver a
Harper counties la golng to mak
his opponent whoever.ho may be sie
up 'ami take notice'' for "Pete"" as k
is familiarly known. is a live wlr
andwill put a lot f '.'pop" and s-.
Jhuslasm iln ihta .?. He Is favort
by having a largo" acquaintance he.
Beaverj..cotmty anai Harper as we
anu" those who rknow him wetcr
much fHrdtesarl polities wW
boost for him knowing that'll elect?.
dljUict and tbilfc will d- K
eMttantly.tHrwMl-Mt 1m . hi.
will MtaEiUt nartv nrVn-
whp ' WheaalitUd; will tstn s
"- iLn i.-j in -.. "---"
. ."- . .""f1
'. Bn w.no '" evoryaay Ills It si
fruma to all. who show themselves
worthy of frlendshlb and who hk
discharge .his pfftctaiVdutles In Ike
same bhr'splrlt'of 'fairness and Jmv-
tlccTfels notaj.pollclan In tact
o uurnuiuur anu ono or mantev
ability but we'll wager when he goer
to Oklahoma City as our represen-
tative In tho legislature his silver-
tongued joratdry will cratfi more
thqn .pausing "comment HivwiH "n
qii"d rlfrhtthore looking Uer Vhe
neodsiBndlp.teretI'pfhlB district and
therq won'tbeany good thlng.Uwt
becou-je l)p Is not on the-Job-Ueaver
count voters aoa wholo.could-'ot
do. better than..support Mr. Stpfen
forrepresenUtiv and we believe
that they will. His majority In-Ous
general election ;wU not be -counted
by the Republican votes candor
legions of 'Democrats will support
him of that there Is every assur
CHEAPER TO I1URV THAN
Tho Herald docs not claim to kntrw
It all or oven a small part as to the
best means to win the war but we do
feol that Honsovelt was not far wtos
when he said that every traitor In th
United Stntes should not be internet
but burled. What right has a traitor
to live and ent the food needed lor
our soldiers our allies and our loyal
civilians? What hotter Is an enemy-
who would stab In thd back ns the
traitors and spies do than tho Hun
who charges across No Man's Land?
They arc worso nnd In our Judg-
ment should bo dealt with accord-
Incly not In lawless mob way but
In a rightful legal execution whlek
should bo nothing less than tho elec-
tric chair or a firing squad. Merer
to tho traitor 1b cruelty to loyal men.
Our boys at tho front are meeting
them In an honorable warfare whst
right have wo to permit these dirty
spies and traitors who would shoot
them In tho back to escape?
J. W. Cayler sold his meat market
to D. A. Gates the past week' Mr.
Gates will not operato tho shop for
tho present. Mr. Cayler and family
will return to their farm. By this
change Stranathan's Market 'tis
Heaver's only meat shop and wiut
Hoover ruling only one beefsteak a.
woek and other beef sales extremely
limited it would seem that one shop
is about all the town can support at
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