The Beaver Herald (Beaver, Okla.), Vol. 32, No. 33, Ed. 1, Thursday, January 16, 1919 Page: 1 of 8
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Oklahoma Historical So
The BEAVER HERALD
Oldest Oklahoma Nwpapr. Established 1886.
BEAVER. BEAVER COUNTY OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY. JANUARY 16 1919
Who? Yes! Who?
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Who wants to get rich? Everybody. Who is
going to get rich? Only the prudent hard -working
hustler who saves his meney and. puts it to
work for him. You can't amass a fortune by sav-
ing alone you have to make your dollars earn
more dollars. They certainly won't earn anything
tied up in an old sock or buried. Put your dollars
in a good reliable bank like ours. Let them work
with our dollars. Teach them to hove "cents."
They like to wo-k. Give them a good job. We
"pay interest on time deposits.
THE BANK OF BEAVER CITY
FRANK LAUGMIN. Prti. R. H. LOOFBOURROW. Vice-Pres.
JAS. H. CRABTREE Ci.hier
TWYFORD GIVK8 FAREWELL
C. F. Twyford who has been re-
ceiving many honors from his friends
-who entertained for him previous to.
his departure for his new home at
Pueblo Colorado returned the
compliment by a big farewell party
to his friends which was given at the
K. of P. hall Thursday night of last
week. Dancing cards and social con-
versation occupied the evening hours
until luncheon time when the guests
were invited to Jeff's place and
served with delicious ham sand-
wiches pickles and coffee. The affair
was one of the most' pleasurable
events of the season and was highly
enjoyed by' all. Those present were:
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Spurrier
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Savage
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Culwell
Mr. and Mrs. E..D. Humphrey
Mr. and Mrs. IT. D Peckham
Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Wiley v
Mr. and Mrs. E. B.'Gordner
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Couch
Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Stranathan
Thos. P. and Mrs. T. C. Braldwood
Mr and Mrs. R. H. Loofbourrow
Mr. aqd Mrs. L. B. Tooker
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Wells
Ray Weir Dave Kile Chas. Miles
W. S. Morgan Leo Hulse
Mr. and Mrs. Harry McCoy
Misses Jessie Keith Mary Nlles
Erma Crabtree Maude O. Thomas
.Delia Fox MrB. Claude T. Smith and
'sister Mrs. Woodland Mr. and Mrs.
E. L. Flckel C. F. Twyford and
perhaps a few others whose names we
may have over-looked.
DID YOU FAIL? MAKE GOOD IN
Many requests have been received
by the Oklahoma War Savings Com-
. mittee that the time for redemption
of 1118 pledges bd extended. The
sale of the 1018 series ended on De-
cember 3 1st but there is no reason
why 'those who were unable to dis-
charge their obligation prior to the
time these Stamps wore taken off the
market should not show their good
faith by buying or the 1919 Issue.
This issue was placed on sale
throughout tho country January 1st.
The January price of the "W. S. S. Is
$4.12 each and this price will ad-
vance one cent each month tho ma-
turity date Is January 1st 1924.
No change is made in the Thrift
i Stamps and those who did not fill
their cards prior to the' close of the
year can apply those stamps on the
purchase of the 1919 Issue.
. The campaign during tho present
(year will be conducted on somewhat
different lines from that of 1918. The
committee however Is not In a
position to state definitely at this
time as to the plan that will be
.Redeem your pledge. It Is your
patriotic duty as an American citizen
to do so.
I haye the best farm
loan proposition in Bea-
ver county. Get my
terms before closing
any loan. : : : :
H. N; lAWSONf Beaver Okla.
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SPOHN RETURNS TO PRIVATK
John A. Spohn whoso card appears
elsewhere in this paper announcing
a general practice of law has Just
closed a surcesssful adminlstralon of
four years and four months as county
Judge of Beaver county.
Mr. Spohn has not been disposed to
parade his official acts for the pur-
pose of securing praise from the pub-
lic but quietly and efficiently has per-
formed his official duties with a
conscientious regard for right and
During the two terms and four
months that he held Uie office of
county Judge he has made orders In
280 probate cases 92 criminal cases
and 110 civil cases and has conducted
investigation in 32 insanity cases. He
baa been Chairman and an active
member of the Executive Board of
county Judge of the Juvenile Court
anil in' addltion'-hos' taken an active
part in Red Cross Y-' M. C. A. and
other worthy war work '
We have no hesitancy In saying
that we 'feel sure that Mr. Spohn's
host of friends throughout the county
will bo pleased to know that he has
rented an .office at the courthouse
and will remain on duty for every-
thing that will be for the betterment
of the county while practicing law
for a living. His two year's experi-
ence as County Attorney and two
terms as County Judge coupled with
his general educational qualifications
eminently fit him for the general
practice of law which he has under-
taken and we bespeak for him the
success of which he Is well deserving.
A. E. Knauss manager ' of the
county farm was a Beaver caller
Tuesday. He reports things moving
along nicely at the county home with
plenty of snow to make work with
stock disagreeable of course but as-
suring good crops next season which
helps wonderfully in combating tho
Furniture Sale Continued
Till January 22d
Things are going fast but stjll
have some good things left ail
Rockers; Bedstead Springs
and Mattress; Kitchen Range;
Rugs; Lawn Newer Etc.
Walter Probst Beaver Okla.
Wi A. Nicholson
Has returned from Wichita
Kansas and is in the market
for Broomcbrn. 'Bring in your
$300.00 Prizes Offered in Big
January 27th to February 5th Inclusive
The Above Sum hat keen Donated by Beaver Business People
in Prixes for a Big Ten-Day Rabbit Hunt. Have some
Fun; Help Rial (he County of a Pest; Get the Bounty
paid by the County and Win a Big Prize Too.
PRIZES ARE OFFERED AS FOLLOWS:
1st prize $50.00 Cosh and dozen photos of 1st winner photos by
2d $35.00 Cash
3d $30.00 worth of lumber Big Jo Home and Paul Light yards.
4th $20.00 Gold Piece First National Bank Beaver.
5th $20.00 Suit of Clothes People's' Store.
6th $20.00 Merchandise at H. D. Truax's.
7th Rear Casing 30x3 ' Phelps Garage.
8th $15.00 Cash
9th Bale of Broomcorn A. M. Burnam
10th Kitchen Cabinet Beaver Hdw. & Furn. Co.
11th $10.00 Merchandise Carter .Tracy Hardware Co.
12th $10.00 Merchandise F. C. Tracy ffit
13th $8.00 Cash J
14th $7.00 Cash
15th Box Fancy Apples Jeff's Place
16th $5.00 Cash v '
17th $4.00 Cash
18th $3.00 Cash
19th $2.00 Cash
20th $1.00 Cash
Cash for the above cash prizes was donated by the following:
First National Bank Forgan $20.00; First State Bank Forgan
$20.00; LaKemp State Bank LaKemp $20.00; First State Bank
Gray $20.00; Farmers' State Bank Knowles $20.00; First State
Bank Balko $20.00; County Officers $10.00.
Total amount of prizes offered $300.00.
This matter should "deeply interest the .farmers of the county
for it not only affords them an opportunity to win some nice
prizes but in addition serves to rid them of a pest which annually
destroys many dollars worth of wheat and other crops. In ad-
dition to the prizes given the regular bounty of 3 cents per scalp
may be collected from the county. "Johnny get your gun" and go
after the festive; Jackson rabbits and the. Bunnies.
This Space Contributed by The Herald.
MRS MANSFIELD JOB8f TO OK.
Mrs. E. H. Mansfield who has been
so critically ill for man) weeks but
whose condition has been much im-
proved tho past month left last week
In company 'with her daughter Mrs.
C. E. Tackctt for the latter's home in
Oklahoma City where she will re-
main for a time to gain more strength
later going oh to Hot Springs. Arkan-
sas to recuperate. Her host of
Beaver friends trust that she may
find speedy and permanent relief.
NEW STORK FOR BEAVER
J. W. Henderson of Boyd a prop-
erty owner being owner of the resi-
dence property formerly occupied
by Harvel Padget and family moved
to Beaver Friday of last week to re-
main permanently. He has rented
the old post of flee building and will
open a grocery store therein as soon
as his goods which are ordered ar-
rive. He is not now at tho business
nnd promises us a first-clasB grocery.
The Herald is glad to note the new
business and extends Mr. Henderson
and. wife a hearty welcome.
JACK NEWSOM HURT AGAIN
Bad luck seems to pursue llttlo
Jack Newsom son of J. F. Newsom
and wife. He recently fell down the
basement steps at the grade school
building cutting a deep gash over his
eye which took several stitches to
hold. Last week while indulging in
a snow ball fight he got within range
of a hard snow ball which had been
hurled from the hand of one ot the
other boys and it struck him in the
faace cutting his upper lip severely
it being' necessary for a physician to
take several stitches to close this in-
Jury also. Little Jack is certainly
playing in tough luck.
In our Ilnotpye matter last week
which was set at an out-of-town shop
a number of errors got by the proof
reader Among the gravest ot the
errors was one In which our copy
which read. "Under Sheriff E. B.
Gardner had a letter from his broth-
er Edwin S. Gardner Ed had Just
received word of the death of his
brother Oscar Gardner who died at
Forgan November 2d." The Ilnotpye
operator Jumbled our copy and caused
the article to read "Under Sheriff E.
B. Gardner had a letter from his
brother Oscar Gardner who died at
Forgan November 2d" and the proof-
reader who must have been asleep
let.the error go by. Many other small
errors In mis-spelled words and
wrong letters added to our grief but
that all goes with running a country
newspaper.' We grow more firm ev-
ery week in our belief that Kaiser Bill
ought to be sentenced to a country
shop and compelled to issue the paper
each week rain or shine news or no
news as Just punishment forhls sins.
Attorney fJ. W. Culwell attended to
professional business at Woodward
O. O. Mendenhall county com-
missioner elect ot the first dis-
trict and F. H. Drum new com-
missioner ot the second district
were here last week filed their
bonds and qualified for the.offices
to which they had been elected
but tho members of the old
board did not surrender the of-
fice holding over under the con-
tention that they are entitled to
remain in office till July 1 1010
under a law passed by the 1017
legislature. The new members
feel that they should have been
inducted into office and that the
old Board is barred from holding
over because of the stato consti-
tution which provides that the
length ot term nor emoluments
of an office cannot be increased
and become effective during the
term of any officer. The same
condition prevails'in other parts
of the state and a test case is be-
ing made in another county.
While here Messrs. Drum and
Mendenhall talked over the fu-
ture situation with a number of
people who are interested in the
affairs of the county in general.
They are honest upright ener-
getic men who have made a suc-
cess of their own business by
applying business methods and
from their talk while here It is
very evident that when they do
assume the duties of county
commissioner the taxpayers
may feel assurredof a fair hon-
orable and business administra-
tion. Arthur G. Daniel commission-
er elect of the third district was
Jas. H. Crabtree returned Sunday
from a short business trip to Eldo-
Huns arafightinsc Huns daily
papers repot t. Let them goto
It. When that horde slays no
honorable or respectable blood is
spilled. If they kill each other
off they do the best deed of
"I don't believe in banks" says old G. Rouch "they
don't do me no good." Perhaps not but we would like
to see him run down to Washington to got his pension
check cashed or to New York or San Francisco when he
is lucky enough to receive a check on one of 'those placos.
Maybe he'll sell a horse to a man In a neighboring town
and receive a check In payment. Did you ever stop to
think that if it were not for this bank you would have to
be on tho road halt tho tlmo going after money or taking
monoy some place. We make no charge for cashing your
The BALKO STATE BANK B&lko Oklahoma
H. E. McKEEVER Cashier
HONOR RADGES FOR RED CROSS
Notice has been received from Di
vision headquarters A. R. C that
Honor Uadges are to be awarded Red
Cross workers for servlco performed.
li win ever be a dlnstlnctlon to have
served In tho Red Cross Army during
tho war. Only through the loynlnnd
patriotic service of its members flao
tho Red Cross able to earrv on suc
cessfully the tremendous task allotted
to it. in recognition of such excep-
tional service National and Division
headquarters have; formulated a plan
tor the issuance ot CertlMeate which
carry with them the right to wear
the Red Cross Service Badge. 'The
Insignia for women work wilt be
a badge with a ribbon .bar and safety
catch and for men a button to be
worn in .the coat tenet.1 Wain rib-
boa signifies the Minimum
rpr wBicsha WvtCJr
which Is 800 hours: A striae
for each additional period. e 800
hours. No modification ltswde W
tho men's button for varying -period
ot service. In no case will an award
be made to a worker whose period
of enrollment in service ha been
less than six consecutive months
with a minimum of 800" hours ot
service Any and every kind of ser-
vice given through tho Red Cross
will bo recognised.. Time will be
computed as follow: )f
Full worklngday; 8 hours !
Sweater 30 hours
Socks (pair) 24 hours
Helmet 12 hours
Wristlets (pair) 8 hours
Muffler 24 hours.
Only sen-Ice subsequent to April
6 1917 and up to and Including De-
cember 24 1918 ahull be considered
in computing period of service.
A chapter Committee' of Awards
h&!i been appointed of which John A.
Spohn Is chairman; Mrs. W. F. Car-
son secretary; and J. O. Judd. Mrs.
E. L. Flckel nncV Miss Maudn O.
Thomas members. U shall be tho
duty of .this commlttfclto recom-
mend applicants who rti&xe a satis-
factory showing to tho Division
Committee ot Awards fpr tho Issu-
ance of Cortlflcates. Upon tho re-
ceipt of such Certificate tho applicant
Is then permitted to purchase Ser-
vice Badge or Button through the
Chapter at $1.00 for the women's
badge and 75c for the men's button.
Workers In Branches and Auxiliar-
ies who are not able to produce ac-
curate recordH of service should sub-
mit their clalmR approved by the of-
ficer under whom they haye served
It Is the earnest desire of the Di-
vision anil of Chapter headquarters
that all those entitled to Service
Badges are' awarded them but it is
not the intention or desire to' award
such without positive proof that In
every case the applicant merits such
distinction It Is a high honor to
have won the right to wear tho Red
Cross Service Badge and as such can-
not be lightly treated by the Commit-
tee on Awards.
Those having given the minimum
of 800 hours service or more In the
Chapter or in any Branch or Auxil-
iary should m&ke application et
once to the Chapter Committee on
Awards' for Service Certificate. Re-
member only time to and Including
December 24 1918 shall be consid-
ered. "All applications should be
tiled with the Committee at the very
MT. E. NWKOr AffMs(
FIRST STATE BANK
Prepared to Extern. Every Courtesy CoMMieni wkhr
. 'Sound Banking. Deooaha GtiarMieW;
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earliest date. Delay may mean dis
appointment. Chairmen ot Branches
and Auxiliaries should see that those
of their members entitle' to Cer-
tificates should make application
Beaver County Chapter A.iR. C.
ROH SLEDS INTO BKRVJCB 1
A sight which does not often gree
the Beaver .county resident was af-
forded last week when bob weds an
sleds ot every description put IM a
appearance our people haviaa keen
snowed In for three weeks and betas
compelled to rig up tome sort' of ve-
hicle by which they; could get 'over
the froads which were Impassable tot-
wneeiee cesTsnaaoss. it is net ortea
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EVERY CHKVROJf WORN BV.aOt
DINK HAS A MEANING
With the retura.ot so taaar as-
diem to eur midst many are aabJfctT '
what the little chevrons ofdtffertat '
colors which they are wearing Mgat-
fy. v tj
Tho gold chevron signifies 'sewtssaf
overseas and is worn on the tower
left sleeve. Each chevron sjgntftea
six months service overseas vcje&i j-
chevrons are also worn by those m-'.
reiving wounds In action hut' are
worn on the lower right instead u
the lower left sleeve.. Each sues
wound chevron represents a separata
action only' one wound chevron ..be-
ing given no matter how many
wounds recieved In the same'aeMen.
If a soldier wears three or any nuat- u
ber of wound chevrons it means .that
he hns been wounded In that many
different battles.- Silver chevrons
worn on tho. lower loft sleeve.
nio given thoso having served
six months but who were sot
sent overseas. An additional
silver chovron Is given for
each added six months Mich serv!ee.lr
Sky blue chevrons worn on the low-
er right sleeve signify less thant-;!.
months service overseas. .Red'ChpVj
lon.s worn on. tho lower left sWeveT
signify honorable discharge. v -i V
OKLAHOMA L13GI8LATUHE RATI.
FIRS .NATIONAL PROHVllI- '
One of tlio first acts of the Okla-
homa legislature which convetoel last '
week was to ratify the federal
amendment providing for National
Prohibition. There was not a die-
sentlngvoice in tho senate. In the
house' a few members protested but
without avail. Beaver county's abl
representative J W. Steffen Was not
one of them. Onthis measurers on
all otheis ho voted right and he will
be found continuing to do so.
BKT WK WONT.
Clear Lake. Oklahoma.
1 Dec 301918.
Miss M. O. Thoma? ? k
s Beaver Okla.
Don't you dare stop our paper.
Will bo over just us soon as weather
and loads will permit and will then
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