The Beaver Herald (Beaver, Okla.), Vol. 34, No. 49, Ed. 1, Thursday, May 11, 1922 Page: 1 of 8
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THE BfeAVER HERALD
Oldest Oklahoma Newspaper. Established 1386.
BEAVER BEAVER COUNTY. OKLAHOMA THURSDAY. MAY i 1922
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COMMUNITY INSTITUTE A SUCCESS
The Community Institute con-
ducted by Dr. J. W. Scroggs and
seven other workers from the exten-
sion division of the University of
Oklahoma closed Tuesday eenlng
after three dajs of IntensUe work
with the school children the busi-
ness men the farmers and the wives
and mothers of Ilcnvor and the sur-
From tho beginning of the Insti-
tute when Dr. Scroggs opened the
program with a sermon at the
union meeting at thu pevlllon till he
rioted tho Institute with a final ad-
dress Tuesday owning eery mem-
ber of tho staff was buiy. And ev-
I eryono who heard the program or
uvun pun ui 11 is uuiuiiiiiuugiy in
favor of this new means of extend-
j Ing the Unhorslty over the state
Somo will remember most vividly
tho work of Mr Twlchell In leading
the community singing; others the
sincere nddresses of Dr. Scroggs;
others the appeals of Mr. Armstrong
for cooperation between tho town
and country; while others will long
remember the pleas of MIsb Turner
and Mrs. Yost for a cleaner happier
association of our boys and girls
and a higher standard of home rela-
tions. Yet others are most grcatetul
for the medical Inspection conducted
under tho direction of Dr. Wiggins
and Miss Smith. The program was
so extensive that every phase of life
In the community was touched and
everyone feels that tho community
Institute will leave a lasting effect.
Opens With Viikin Kriilce
Choosing as his text a selection
from St. Paul "Remember my
bonds" vDr. Scroggs urged that ev-
ery one be more charitable In con-
sidering the faults of others. No
one who heard this eloquent eermon
could have left without the resolve
to lead a better life.
Then followed the basket dinner
prepared by ihe housewives of Beav-
er and tho surrounding country and
directed by the Beaver Mothers'
Club. Because of the heavy rains
tho Blngers from the southwestern
part of the county could not get
here; and the community singing
during the afternoon was conducted
by Mr. Twlchell.
Botween songs the community In-
stitute staff was Introduced and
each member outlined the work to
be carried out In his department
during the three days.
Following the singing an Informal
reception was held and everyone met
the members of-the staff.
The Sunday evening program was
moved to tho Christian church
where Mr. Twlchell opened with
community singing. Then Dr.
Scroggs followed with an address
on "Complete Living." He outlined
the four stages of life beginning
high school were guests of Beaver met.
and the Community Institute staff. 1 Itoonimcnimtloiw Made
Mrs. Yost held the high school At the final mooting of the lnstt-
Bpellbound for an hour with an In- tute Tuosday evening. Mr. Arm-
terostlng story of a girl who over-'strong summarized his views of
camo Innumerable obstacles und Beaver and outlined a suggestei
worked her way thru college. Then ' program for tho community as Jtal-
camt an hour of fun and lively lows:
singing under tho direction of Mr. I 1 There should bo an adequ-ta
Twlchell followed by Dr. Scroggs' sower system for tho city.
nddress "Why we go to School." 2 Paving through tho main secUoa
Too great emphasis cannot be of town.
placed on tho work of Mr. Twlchell 3 City park properly landscaped
and Mrs. Yost with tho grnde chll- New high school building wUk
dren. Mr. Twlchell went from room ! modern equipment
to room with songs (.ml short talks fi A program of rural development
that will long bo remembered by tho . with a department of SmUh?Uughog
llttlo folks. And Mrs. Yost with ' work In tho high school to cooperat
her stories will always be held dear 1 with the cdunty ngent.
In the hearts of tho youngBtors. Dr. Wiggins and Miss Smith re-
Att 11 o'clock Tuesday Miss ported on their medical work. JOnt
Turner held another conference with of 140 children examined a nunber
high school girls. This too was wore found with minor physical do-
one of tho outstanding features of.fccts. Forty-five per cent were
(ho Institute. MIbs Turner's yearB 1 found with enlarged tonsils Aid
of experience with girls and young about 2G per cent suffering from
women have given her a keen In- mal-nutrltlon. Thoro wero also .
sight Into the problems that are number suffering from Intestinal
facing tho modern girls. . disturbances which Dr. Wlgglmi t-
Ilonril Meeting trlbuted largely to disobedience lo
At the meeting of board mem- hygienic laws duo to poor sanitary
bers. Mr. Armstrong made a plea for conditions In tho city. Sho also
better conditions In the rural
schools lie urged that board mem-
bers take a perronal Interest In their
schools paying particular attention
to grounds Improvements of schools
better sanitary conditions and to tho
employment or tnc rigui kiuu 01
Meeting with rnrnici-H
Farmers from every section ot the
county were present nt the confer-
ence conducted under the direction
of Mr. Armstrong and County Agent
Hanly. After outlining the possi-
bilities thnt lie before tho farmer of
today Mr. Armstrong urged that
farmers organize for three purposes:
1. For legislation. Legislation
to promote their own Interests and
to prevent adverse legislation.
2. For cooperative marketing.'
Heretofore most attention has been
given to the producing crops with
very little attention to marketing
the product. Ar a result only 37
centB of every dollar paid by tho
ultimate consumer goes to the farm-
er. The production of n standard
product whether It be live stock or
grain will tend to Increase Income
to any couiuulty.
3. For educntlon on farm develop
mudo a plea for an adequato sower
Miss Smith reporting on her wort
In tho medical department urged ti
thorough medical Inspection of the
schools through a public health
nurso cooperating with tho lodfcl
.MAY 2HTII AM) UOTII ARE T1IK
Wo trust that tho people at
Beaver and of Beaver county wS
not forget that May 28th ncd the
30th are days set aside exclusively
for paying horaago and respect to
our soldiers living and dead an
that they will let nothing interfere
with the fitting observance ot those
May 28th Is Momorial Sunday
and on tills day wo should assemble
In a Community gathering to Uslem
to a Memorial sermon and commun-
ity singing with reverence and re-
spect for those In whose honor toe
day was designated.
May 30th Is Decoration Day
tho day on which wo gather at the
various cemeteries to strew wTCb
beautiful flowers the last resting
ment. The day of the Individual
farmer Is past. Each must think wpIi n. o nssomblo once mora ta
place ot our "Fallen Heroes' ne
and work In terms of hlB neighbor. ' .nmtniiniv mthoHn? fn tin? nm n
Coopertlon Is the only solution of 1 taJk of ..0ur Boy's"" old and yoTiut
the farm problem. tl tho gallant defenders ot Our Coi-
Mr. Armstrong spoke straight try
from the shoulder both to the farm-1 ' . -u. .
er and business man. A better . CS T SLh. Si 1 2?
community will Increase the farm1"' b?1"?" cJ"f'Tfif ' ..
values In this trade territory and d'"; Lodges societies and filendi
-olvntlnn nf .ho tnwn r..l In Should make HO plttnS for MT
the success of the farmers
At the evening meeting Monday
with the struggle for existence and Mr. Armstrong outlined the essen-
leading through the struggle for tlals which go to make a success-
happiness the struggle for kiiowl- ful community. Tlrst there must
edge and tho struggle for peace. 1 be tho debirable location with a
"Work Is essential to happiness" 'sufficiently lnrge trade territory
Dr. Scroggs said" and there Is no .Then there mutt be the right kind
greater curse than the curse of
Idleness." "It Is also essential that
we have happiness knowledge nnd
ot people with leadership and high
Ideals. And thnt community must
"bo on the Job" looking after its
BKAVi:H COUNTY WOMAN' MUU-
DEIIED Tho Enid Events of recont date
carries an account of the murder
of Mrs. O. II. Hntton by her hus-
band and who attor tho fatal shot
turned tho gun upon himself. No
cause Is known for tho tearful tra-
gedy tho secret going to tho grave
with tho dead man and woman.
Mrs. Hattan was formerly Mrs.
Arthur Murray of near Clear Lake.
Sho was postmistress 0f n rUral of-
flco In that section some yea is ago.
Four children born in this county
Burvlvo their mother. Mr. Murray
died somo years ago. Tho children
knew nothing of tho trouble be-
tween their mother and tho stepfather.
FKIKNDS IIIIAK FROM KAYH
SCHOOL SCORES 1000 POINTS
spiritual peace otherwise we might Interests with faith In itself and In
Just as well be the cabbage-head Its future growth. Then a survey
that struggles only that it might of Its resources should be made and
live" ho continued. I a plan of development.
Mr. Armstrong too brought out Mrs. Yost's address on "Husbands
28th and 30th which will detract
from the soldier program. Othtr
days aro sot apart tor IoOko
memorials. May 28th und 30th be-
long to "Our Heroes."
We would scarcely think of ap-
propriating Christmas to other than
colebratlon of our Savior's birth.
Why distract from Memorial art
Decoration days? Is it too much t
ask that these days bo observed ex-
clusively in honor ot the patriots of
all wars7 Wo think not.
PLANS FOR DECORATION DAY
short time back.
HARNESS SHOP MOVED
FIRST STATE BANK
W. E. HOCKER President R. A. MAPLE Vice-President
O. H. CAFKY Active Vice-Pres. FRANK COBELDICK Cashier
J. G. CAFKY Assistant Cashier
YOU ARE INVITED TO BANK WITH US
A letter from Lee Kays to friends The Rural School District 124 g0mo interesting points In Ills ad- and Wives" wns also particularly In- A meeting of the Beaver Post oC
hero Informs them that he Is get- northeast of Forgan has been ap- iress on "Cooperation." "The 'toreatlng. She pointed out the pit- the American Legion mot at tnt
ting along fine and appreciates very proved by County Superintendent time has passed when a man lives ' falls of modtrn marriage urging Legion room In Beaver last Satufdjr
much the flowers and kind mes- Henson as a model school and tho solely by his own efforts" he said that closer harmony be malntolned night and plans for observance or
sages sent him by folks hero. It State School Inspector Iiob been "for the food wo eat the tools we In every home. She also pointed Decoiatlon Day wero discussed a
will be remembered that Mr. Knys notified to come at his earliest con- work with nur covomment. nml our out the effects of tho modern dl- length. Plans will be completed a
lost his arm in a railroad accident a. vcnlcnco and gie his approval. nr itself ilenonda on our coonera- vorco'evll and how they Bhould bo tho next meeting.
mis scnoni nas uecn laugni mo tlon with others."
past term by Mlos Carrie Smith of B School Program
lleaver lias scored over a thousand Tlin iirnirrnmfi nn Mnnilsv anil
nolnts. It has cement walks flow- t.i. ... it.iti inn ru.. n
The Dr. Davis building recently er beds a school garden and other visions tho school program tho
occupieu uy whj oiiiib. i-uuui h- improvement!! necessary to make it medical Inspection tho conferences
eery store has been purchased by rank as a model school. or business men and farmers the
Moeso Brothers and their Harness I if the State School Inspector meotlng ot school board members
Shop was moved into it this week passes favorably upon tho matter It and tho afternoon conferences at tho
win uo mo iirsi mouci scnooi in church.
Beaver County and one of tho few Jtr. Twlchell opened the program
In tho state. nt tl)0 hlt;h school with an hour's
BlUK wuuu ura. iubi wua wujiv
Ing with tho children of the grades.
Mr Twltinll prnmmnl th Vimr full
EH Layton aged 71 years 1 ot uvcly songB and sincere talks
month nnd 27 days passed away i n.mn r ... nn.i hBn fin.
O. P. FerguBon of Elmwood was
In Beaver Friday.
AGED MAN PASSES AWAY
280 acres 100 acres in cultivation 40 acres more
tillable 60 acres of good alfalfa land AH
fenced and cross fenced Frame house 28
x30 1000-bushel metal Granary
Milk House Chicken House Small Stable Etc.
Good Well and Windmill 14 miles of Beaser Terms
HI V. Lawson
at his homo near Balko Saturday of lBlled tho morning W0 songs with
laot week and was burled In the th0 dlffeient grade rooms. i
ubiko cemetery tne following sun- TIlcn the nlgn gcnooi wns diviud
duJ; . . . . and Dr. Scroggs talked with the
Mr. Layton had been an Invalid boy8 whne Mlgs Tlrner talked with
practically all tho time for four tno Brlg nnd leIr rao.ner8 At
years and his death camo as a relief botn tne80 meetngs the necessity
"nil10 BUtreref' of clean living was emphasized pnd
There remains to mourn his loss tho demoraiUlng effec8 of bad ns-
u v.! iuin u.umoiD u.m vu o.- sedations wero pointed out. Both
118. fwlflrctaaoa vrt m nnrirtntntit liv hntli
offers sympathy to tne 8tujonts and their parents. One
I business man said "Dr. Scroggs nd-
' dress Is something that every boy
UUI1TNING KTRIKES AT IJALKO m Beaor county should hear. It
was woith many times more than
II. C. Richardson who was in tho entire cost of tho institute"
charge of the funeral services of an(i this tlmo w '
Ell Lnyton at tho Balko church last nnd this was tho expresslbn of many
Sunday reports damage done to ot tho mothers who heard Miss
tho church by electric storm. " Turner's talk.
About one and one half hours bo- Tnon tho high school was as-
foro the funeral lightning struck semblod again and Mr. Armstrong
the chimney and demolished the addressed tho young people on
stove. When the people assembled "citizenship." "Within a few years
for the services bricks and parti-' you will bo the leading citizens In
cies oi inu biuvo wtsru bcuuuicu
of tho stove were
about. Had the crowd been as-
' sembled tho result might have been
E. L. FIckol reports tho sale of a
fine bunch of thirty-seven yearling
Heretords to J. A. Sanders the past
week and which averaged 724
pounds in weight and brought 9c
on the Oklahoma City market. Both
ho and Mr. Sanders were well
pleased with the showing made.
your community" he said "and
now Is tho time tor you to begin
being good citizens." At tho end of
his address a high school civic
league was organized with. Oeorge
Ooetzingcr as president Erma Bar-
flngtreo secretary and Floyd Han-
cock Lloyd Hancock and Jerry
Slmtns as directors. This league
will work with the extension di-
vision ot tho university In preparing
a program of civic work for the high
Porgiiu VIMIh Institute
On Tuesday morning Superintend-
ent Hayes and tho entire Forgan
Is operated and managed by people who -i
I have had years of experience m the bank- '
ing business and therefore we are in posi-
1 tion to extend to our patrons the best
j service and courtesy and give the most
careful attention to talcing care of their
business which can only be extended by
those who have had the experience.
A. MAPLE Vlco-Pres.
O. W. CAFKY. Cashlor
O. II. CAFKY Active V.-Pres.
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