The Oklahoma Miner (Krebs, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 43, Ed. 1, Thursday, November 24, 1921 Page: 1 of 8
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KttEBS. OKLAHOMA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 24th. 1921.
O folds of white and scarlet! O bluo
field with your silver stars! May fond
Eyes welcome you willing feet follow
you strong hands defend you warm
hearts cherish you and dying lips
(jive you their blessing! Ours "by in.
ncritance ours by allegiance ours by
Rffection long may you float on tho
Free winds of heaven the emblem of
Vh-.ry the hope of the world! Anon-
Five Minute Chats
on Our Presidents
By JAMES MORGAN
(Copyright. 19.0 .Innies Morgan)
WILSON AND THE WAR
1917 Feb. 3 President Wilson
broke off diplomatic rela-
tions with Germany on her
renewal of ruthless sub-
April 2 read hij war mes-
sage to congress.
191C Jan. 18 laid before the
senate his 14 points.
Nov. 11 the armistice
signed with the German
S ho st mid at the clerk's desk in
the hall of tho house of repre
sentatives on the evening of April 2
1917 President WUfoii was the qentral
figure in one of the great moments of
world history. Not only hl own people
hut mankind stopped to listen.
The president had been re-eleted
only Ave months before because "he
kept us out of the war." Alas
war would not keep out of the Or t'-l
The war took on new fury with tho
resumption of ruthless submarining;
which Germany had modified the year
before at our demand. The president
thereupon handed the German ambas-
sador his passport and next he pro-
posed that we should arm our mer-
chant ships. The filibustering sen-
ate failing to give him this authority.
Tie proceeded himself to arm them. But
shipping .-wished from the sea with
its hidden terror and at last he called
tho newly elected congress in extraor-
dinary session to "receive a communi-
cation concerning grave matters of
No other president in the wholo
course of hite service has had to ranko
so many momentous decisions n3
Woodrow WINon has had to innko in
Wilson and His First Grandchild.
tho Mdltude of ids study at the Whlto.
House In those nnMoiw days before
the assembling of congress. He could
not divide tho burden of such u hcav
responsibility; he hud to boar It alono
and without n precedent to guide Win.
Should we tfivo a further trial to
NICE JUICY TURKEY may
be a trowei Jul incentive to
Thanksgiving yet is not
necessary when there is gen-
uine appreciation of the real
niesiings ot tne year.
HAT WOULD THE DAY
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armed neutrality? Or should wo en- gymen each being charged with tho
tor upon an independent naval war-i task for which his training fitted him.
fare against tho submarine menace to "It is a race between Wilson and
our shipping? Or should we back the Hindenburg" said Lloyd George when
allies -vith money and supplies but tho big Gorman drive surprised tho
leave fliem to do the fighting? Or entente and smashed through its
should we join forces with them uurc front in the spring of 191S. Well
servedly. contrary to the historic poN whoever won the wnr Ilindenburg
icy of America to go It alone? i lost that race.
Those alternatives were in every The rest tho president's journeys
mind in that bewildering period and to Europe tho treaty and tho battle
the president had to ;hooso between ' over it. are history still in tho mak-
thMii in framing the policy to be sub- i"R. Many years must pass bpfore
mitted to congress. He made tho that extraordinary chapter In the story
bolder choice of going into full part- of the presidency will bo finished and
nership with I lib entente allies pool-
ing with them ail our resources our
man power our money power and our
The broad plan which he unfolded
and which congress quickly approved
assured In advance the success of tho
great unparalleled undertaking and
he pushed it through to victory with
grim unrelenting persistence. Ameri-
cans' generally assumed at the sturr
and the British government agreed
with them that we should not liavo
(o send a great army to Europe if in
deed any at all. But when it beenmo
an Imperative necessity to go at
double quick to the relief of the bro-
ken lino In France tho foundation was
so well laid that we rose to tho tin-
foreseen emergency building up in a
year and a half an army of 4.000000
and ferrying 2000000 soldiers naoBO
Tho brains of tho country nil tho
talents were mobilized for the war-
merchants and scientists bankers and
raiUofld mon labor leader and dor-
i sx s n .. p xa
ETpK ASiy?- GIVING THANKS may be
Xs ImX MlkM. at made so formal that the
VSDMffiJ Almighty doubts the existence
rtrHfrrfHy of gratitude. It was the poor
rff '-J Publican's prayer that was
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BE WITHOUT A GIRD LIKE THIS
may be told in the spirit of historical
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TO GRAC E THE DOARD7
HAPPEMNGS GATHERHD FOM
ALL SECTIONS OF STATE
LEW OZARK TRAIL BRANCH
Proposed Routt to Extend From Shaw.
nee South into Arkansas.
! Aoku- Okln. Towns between So
J nee Okia and Tcxarkana Ark. w
assured n branch of the Ozark Tiail
when the Ozark TrnilH association
St.atfordTexarkana division was or-
ganized at Atoka.
Seventy five highway delegates rep-
resulting Stratford Ada. Stonewall
Centrahorua Tupelo Coalgate Le-
111 Anti.r Ti..lil. TTnirn and Fort
( Towson Okla. and Foioman Auhdown
Hm ". a- mwuuvu i
u rj. Roach of Ada waa elected
( preBldwU ot thu n8HOCjHtlon; II. N
Naylor Idabel. first vice president;
I P"einan. Foreman. Anc. second
vice president and William Gill Atoka
A budget or ?7.500 was made for
the election of concrato pyramids
twenty-four foet high at each impor-
I unt town giving tho distance to and
i loin all townj in each direction u'i t
I he highway.
'lhe bianeb will be a purl or ti
p-oposed "Grout White Way" oi i
i)uk Trails extendlUB from Los
r-.ios Cal. to New OrlemiB Lu
PUSHES WORK ON BRIDGC3
Original Plan At Union City RevrcJ
To Include Much Larger Project.
Chlcknsha Okla. Work on tlm '
hiidges which will furnish an out u
"or Chickasha over tho South Cm n.
ian river ia being rushed to cotni le
The Norman gridge on tho Oz.n
troll between ChickaBlm Oklaho .i
ity and Shawnee will be comphnd
n the near luturo. The Union (
jrilge to cost $:!75000 is expected to
De completed by September 1 1922
Tho bridge building ut Nevc:i'ii
nrhlch ha8 been delajed sometime .
boing put under way. Shortagi o
funds lias hAinporetl tho woik but
'unda are being assembled rapidly to
:omplete the bildgo.
Oilginal cstiiuato of cost or tho
ITnlon City bridge on the Meiiil.ui
ilghway between El Reno and Cliicl
isba was $291000. These plans wuo
shanged wlien it was deckled to bui 1
i heavier iroro substantial struck nr.
Ono-rourth of the ost of the brid o
will be paid by Guuly county omc
fourth -by Canadian countj and oiu
lalf will come tiom fodeial and &ta c
aid. These counties have paid $73.
533.90 each and have been given un-
il 1923 to pay tho lemaindor.
Revised plans cull for a bridge 1000
feet in length reinforced concrete.
Ml steel to bo used in the bridge H
u tho ground. Tiie noith abutment .
and two steel fepans and six or eight
)ieis have been installed.
T. M. McElrey chairman of the
jrady enmity boaid of commissions h
aas made application for federal aid
in xcpaiiing the load leading up to
.ho bridge on the Grady county side
Since the movement to complete the
Newcastle bridgj has been slutted
t toll bridge over the South Canadian
river between Tuttlo and Must.ii g
probably wil not be constiucted That
i toll -bridge would be constructed ia
he Tuttle Amber district was rumor-
;d seeral weeks ago.
?0f!CA SEEKS GOOD ROADS
.ivestock Industry Growth Causes
Action To De JVIade
Ponca City Okla. Because of tho
rapidly increasing puie hied livestock
Jidtistry tlaoughout Kay county tho
Ponca City chamber of commerce
went on record asking that a rood
road between this city and tho Okla
jotna A. and M. college at Stillwater
bo built as early as possible.
Committees were named to havo
charge of tho campaign. One com
aiittee was named to work with th
state authorities and includes F V
ieberling member of the legislature
L. A. McCann county commibbionn
and C. B. Hall.
The road suggested is that itmntn;
north by way of Morrison and the
Otoo and Whiteagle Indian agencies
uid .Includes a iour-mile stretch of
road recently opened south of Ponca
31ty by tho federal govoi union t across
Ponca Indian land.
Kay Poultry Show Date Set.
Ponca City Okla. Notification hn..
beon sent out by George Fry secrc
Inry of the Kay County Poultry aif-o
elation that the next annual count
poultry show will be hold at Rlackvud
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Chelsea Paved Highway Completed.
Chelsea Okla. Falling In line wi'h
otlier cities and communities in an cf
rort to bettor tho highways and fle
empIoment to idle men C. E. Canad'
street commissioner has just complct
ed a hnrd surface road fiom the far
Microbes With a Double Life.
The tiansformatlon of microbes
from one form to another has been
described by many Investigators ami
It has oven beon suggested that tho
witne microbe In different forms may
be icsponslble for different discuses.
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