The Beaver Herald (Beaver, Okla.), Vol. 35, No. 38, Ed. 1, Thursday, February 22, 1923 Page: 1 of 8
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THE BEAVER HERALD
Oldest Oklahoma Newspaper. E.stn.blisHed 1886.
i U rU'T )ki vHinn THI'WsDAV FliBlUT UlY 22 1923
MKER ACROSS CONTINENT HERE
F E. Roger of Now Vork City an
old-time printer and who is a contes-
tant in an Old Man's Endurance Hike
across the continent was in Beaver
Saturday having made this point en
the sixty-ninth day out from New
York City walking every step of the
distance. The record he has to beat is
150 days. He was more than half way
acrors when he reached Beaver and
was ahead of time. If he covers the
distance in better than 160 days he is
rewarded with $3000 which Is the prize
olTered by Randolph Hearst of the
Hearst publicatiohs If not he hoes
not receive one cent A part of the
stipulations of the contest was that he
should leave New York City without a
cent of mono and that he was not to
beg borrow or steal anything along
the way to help him reach IiIb goal.
He is permitted to accept free-will of-
ferings and to let it be known that he
can accept such. Needless to soy this
office gave him n lift for any time an
82 year old "journey-man" comes this
way be he hiker or not and has need
of assistance we are glad to help. In
Washington D. C Mr. Rogers met
President Harding for whom he used
to work many years ago. He is now
with the New York World and when
at home on activo duly every working
day. He said ho wns enjoying the
hike was growing younger every dny
and Bhould he be successful in this con-
test expects to make his next trip tho
North Tole. He looked equal to the
Mi and Mis Hugh lowing who
have been horo for the past four
or five months moving hero from
near Wellington Kansas hao re-
turned to Wellington going tho first
part of tho week. Mr Cuing wns
connected with tho Probst Elevator
Co. whllo horo. Just recently tho
elovator lias been shut down on ac-
count of the scarcity of grain. Mr.
and Mrs. Ewlng made many fi lends
during their short stay In Deaver
who regret their removal very much.
PICTURE THAT NEEDS NO LABEL
Mrs. Lester Gilbert and son of
southeast of town wore 'hopping in
L. D. Wuod of Riverside and who
has just returned from a trip to
Colorado was a Beaver visitor Saturday
. Mrs. W. B. Tedder whohs-'bcon
sick so long. Is not feeling quite
so well of late her condition Is
Uly Wright Dick Kaup Frank
Drum and II. N. Lawson returned
from a business trip to Ponca City
Friday of last week.
S" -. - " U C IT' I
Jackie Coogan at tho Globe Monday
night given under the auspices of the
Loyal Hustlers and their teacher Miss
Anna Hughes of theJChristian Sunday
School was well attended and the pic
tures were well worth while. It being
a regular child's picture was much
enjoyed by the chlldn. Jackie was
an orphan boy and his pleas for a home
wth the Old Captain were very pa-
thotic. He proved himself a hero when
the Captain got lick also displayed
wonderful talent when seeing a man
and n monkey on the street he con-
ceived an Idea how to get money to
buy tho Captain mcdlcino. The teach-
er and the class are well pleased with
the patronage received. They made
enough money to pay ofT their pledge
with some over which they will donate
to the Missionary Society or some
other good cause.
recent test of high-school children revealed that manywere unfamiliar with the features of a present-day great
Arnerlcan statesman hut It tv-ikf be hard to believe that any child In tho country would fall to recognize this picture
f Georg'e Washington.'
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Couch iaVo
Installed a radio In their home
and quite a crowd gathered In Krl-
day night and "listened lu" until a
Mr. and Mrs. Cono Couch were COUXTY
"host and hostess to tho B. Y. P. U.
society of Olive Branch Thursday
night of last week the guest coming
dressed old fashioned some In hoop .
skirts which wns the result of a
great deal of lun and merry-making
from the start. Refreshments
cot fee and cake were
fine time is reported.
served and a
At the second annual meeting of
tbe Wvomlng Educational League
a thousand conies of tho Towner-
Stei-llnc bill wer6 distributed nmonu
' prominent citizens of the stato with
DID YOU KNOW THAT "THE FOX"
refuses t drink from the same
stream with a giraffe and doesn't
care for the odor of roses?
is the-only animal known to science
who can outrun his own sbadowT
uses his tail for a mosquito swatter
when not brushing his teeth with it?
is the name of the finest biggest
Western Film Production ever
screened and that it is criming to
Keep these things in mind and see
A Universal-Jewel Masterpiece
Also two reels Harold Loyd
GLOBE THEATRE Beaver Okla.
Fribay and Saturday Feb. 23d -24th
Money to Loan
on Farm and Ranch
At Lower Rates of Interest
appeals to support It. The league
endorsed the Towner-Sterling bill
with the statement that In its opin-
ion it would strengthen the rural
and grado schools of the state pro-
vide funds for teacher training
Americanization physical training
and tbe removal of Illiteracy. A
.bulletin of tho league calls on all
Its members to aid in securing a
ote favorable for the Towner-Ster-
I ling bill to the United States Cham-
ber of Commerce In its referendum
on educational mattets
This Is but a sample. Wyoming
Is but one stato of forty-eight and
a smallcone (In population) at that.
But Wyoming shows an alertness
and up-to-dateness wlilch ts any
thing but small; and it thus Joins
tho vast majority of states their ed-
ucational associations their Materni-
ties and other organizations In. do-
ing what It can to impress upon
Congress that the country wants
tho Towner-Sterling bill
The country does want It. The
people are hungry for more educa-
tion better education. They de-
mand better schools better teach-
ers better courses. Thoy have a
right to ask their Central Govern-
ment for help aid and support of
their own educational programs.
Tho people realize now as never be-
fore (with the World War so short
time In the past) that education
and only education can prevent
l-jllnr conflicts; that thiough edu-
cation comes peace plenty prosper-
ity and happiness and that wheio
is ignorance Is always misery
The Towner-Sterling bill Is not
n cure-all. But It does commit the
Nation as a Nation to education
to a wise policy of participation with
the dtates in making children Into
citizens worthy to bear tho franchise
and thus the states Into bodies poll-
tic worthy of their star In the flag
of all of them.
Rev Murphy of Bulko moved to
Pcrrjton Texas tho middle or last
Mrs. E. E Evans' baby who lives
near Mocano has been quite sick the
Tho two Bert Brothers of south-
west of town vvoio Beaver City visi-
The. baby of Mrr and Mrs. Johnnie
M. Jones has been qulto sick the
Mr. nnd Mrsr"Gene
Couch of tho
wei e Beaver
LADIES .MUSIC CIjUH
The entire membership of the L.
M. C. enjoyed a pleasant evening
at the homo of Mrs. II. G. Butler
February ISth. Roll cull wag an-
swered by giving names of songs of
our Mother's Day. The leader Miss
Anna Hughes presented the follow-
ing Interesting progiam on Music
after the Civil War.
Paper Stephen Foster and
Souvenir Vesta Carter.--
Reading O Bojb Carry Me 'Long
Solo Old Dog Tray Mrs. Pot
Sketch of Dan Emmett aud piano
music Mrs. Holland.
History of Glory Hallelujah.
Study Geo. F. Root.
Duet Just Before the Buttle.
Mother Mrs. Drum Ruth Caylei.
Solo Brother Tell Me of the Bat-
tle Ina Carter.
Trio The Vacant Chair Potter
Stranathan and Hughes.
Study Attempts to Compose
Solo Bonnie Elolse Laura Hen-
son. Study Negro Spirituals.
Study Houry Clay Woik.
Hlstor) Maryland My Mar) land
History Song of the Confederacy
History Star Spangled Banner
Piano Trio Stranathan Loof-
bourrow and Potter.
Violin Medley Mrs Smith with
music by club.
Dainty refreshments were served
at a late hour to the club and Miss
Gladys Robinson guest of tho evening.
The editor of The Herald left Satur
day for Wichita Kansas going in re
sponse to a message announcing the
death of little Vclma Parks niece of
Mist Erma Crabtrce which occurred
Friday night. Beaver friends will
deeply sympathize with Miss Erma and
other relatives In their sorrow.
Junior Smith the small sou of
Mr. and Mrs. Marlon Smith has
been seriously 111 with pneumonia
and flu for several days we aro
glad however to report that he Is
much Improved at this writing.
CITY G1UL IS MAKING GOOD SCHOOL
Tho following article clipped from
the Daily Oklnhoman will be read with
interest by. the many friends of the
Mjllor family who formerly resided in .
"Completing a four-year coutse of
study In three years and doing all her
studying through the eyes "7f her
mother It the record of Enid Miller
an Oklahoma City girl attending North-
Miss Miller is a senior in the School
of Speech. Her eyesight has been far
below normal since birth. Her mother
has road nil subiects to her since she
began grammar school to conservo
her sight for mature years.
l One reading is sufllclent for Miss
Miller to grasp tho subject. She keeps
all her own poles writing them out on
a typewriter with tho touch system so
as not to strain her eyes. In spito of
her handicap sho has won second place
on the varsity debate team. This Is
the third tune in the history of the
university a girl has won a place on
Miss Miller is a member of the
Lambda Phi Deltasoroity and hastsk-
en important parts in plays produced
by the Thalian Dramatic association.
ShWlso has given many-Interpretative
reading progrsmt "
rii-- r -
"Mr GeorEO Kile and Miss Monna
Jones were united In juarrlago JY
day afternoon at S o'clock at the
court housu In Beaver Judge Meeae-
performing tho ceremony. George
is a Beaver boy has been raised In
Beaver was graduated soma years
ago from Beaver High School. He
Is an industrious and capablo young
man. Miss Monna has lived here for
the past tlvo 01 six years her
foinier homo being In Cherokeov
The Herald Joins with tho many
friends of tho wedded pair lu wish.
ing them a happy and profitable
Beaver County Chapter Amoricen
Red Cross has engaged the services of
Miss Helen Gillett as Nutrition Worker
to conduct classes in Food Selection
and to carry pn the- other phases of
work in connection with this plan of
education in Nutrition. Miss Gillette
will report to the chapter on March 1st
and at that time a definate schedule will
be arranged which will then be an-
nounced. The centers that will be chos-
en in which Miss Gillette will work will
be fortunate In securing this service
and it is hoped ail who can will avail
themselves of this opportunity to receiv e
advice and instruction in the important
study of proper foods with especial
reference to the diet of children With
tho co-operatiun of physiciaiU and
mothers interested Miss Gillette will
base her advice on conditions asimscer-
talned by physical examination).
Mr. and Mrs Ben Steadman and
family wero transacting business
lu Beaver Saturday.
Next Lyceum Number
Monday Night Feb. 26
At the Globe Theatre
Be Sure to See
The Business Men of the Town
for the benefit of
High School Annual Fund
At the Globe Theater
Wednesday Night February 28 1923
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The Beaver Herald (Beaver, Okla.), Vol. 35, No. 38, Ed. 1, Thursday, February 22, 1923, newspaper, February 22, 1923; Beaver, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc69451/m1/1/: accessed December 17, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.