Chickasha Daily Express (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 16, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 18, 1919 Page: 3 of 8
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CHICKASHA bAILY EXPRESS CHICKASHA OKLAHOMA JANUARY 18 1919.
Of Interest to Women
T E L E PHONE 745
Home Culture Club
Mrs. J. II. Snyder and Mrs. Schil-
ler wero tho hostesses at the meet-
ing or the Home Culture club held
yesterday afternoon at the Snydor
home. On account of the illness of
Mr.i. Albright who was to have been
tho leader thore was no leader
' there was no lesson the club pro-
ceeding immediately after roll call to
the election of' officers. The follow-
ing officers wero c.hosen for l!)19;
Mr.i. Oi'ln Ashton president; Mrs.
H. E. Marks vice-president; Mrs.
John B. White secretary; Mrs. Ber-
tram Harris treasurer; Mrs. J. O.
Major parliamentarian: Mrs. W. G.
Methvin auditor; Mrs. Klmer Terrnl'
historian. The members planned to
entertain their husbands with a din-
ner at tho home of Mva. Ashton on
the evening of January 31.
The culinary demonstration wai a
r.ew way of preparing a light corn
chowder. A refreshment plate of
if 03 cakes and coffee was served by
the hostesses late in tho afternoon.
Mrs. L. D. Bevans of Mulberry
Kansas and Mrs. G. W. Smith of
Ft. Smith Ark. were guests of the
club fcr the afternoon. j
The next meeting of the Home Cul-
ture club will be held at the homo of
Mra. L. D. Major. j
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Gilkey return-
ed this morning from Kansas City
where they attended the implement
dealers' convention and were enter-
tained by Mr. and Mrs. II. L. Jarboe
I Beautiful Dinner aPrty.
Mr. and Mrs. It. F. Thweatt were
tho host and hostess last Sunday
at a beautiful dinner party. . A
j banket of purple and yellow ehrysan-
j themums were tho centerpiece . on
an exquisitely appointed table and
' the place cards were in harmony
with the color scheme of purple and
yellow. A lovely course dinner was
served to Messrs. and Mesdames
Hoy C. Smith B. P. Smith and
Harry Hamnierly. Misses Lois and
Fay Smith Major O. I M. Balinger
and Lieut. Gaeresche of Post Field
and Mr. T. J. Boyd.
PnrtieS at Dullard Home
Tho hoirie of Mr. and Mrs. W.' C.
Bullard was ttie scene of ttto merry
parties yesterday. In the afternoon
A. J. Bullard entertained a number
of his . school mates. Games and
refreshments waking the occasion a
happy one. .
A number of tho friends of Will-
iam Bullard gathered at his homo in
the evening'surprising him complete-
ly. Bunco was played at this jolly
party. Miss . Fleta Calvert. . winning
the first prizo and Miles Mays car
rying off the booby. Dainty refresh-'
merits followed the gamei.
Mrs. Bullard was assisted In enter-
taining her sons' guests by Mrs. Calvert.
Methodist Misionary Meeting
The ladies of tho Methodist Mis-
sionary society held their Christian
stewardship Meeting Thursday after-
noon n; the home of Mrs. L. D. Ma-
jor. Sixteen members were present
and signed pledge cards for their
support of mission work during the
On account of the district meet-
ing in Oklahoma City next week
there will be no meeting of the local
society until Thursday January 30
when Mrs. McGaha will be hosic :
U. D. C. to Meet.
Mrs. J. R. Owsley and Mrs. Lizzie
Lester will entertain the U. D. C.
at their home corner Fourteenth
and Chicltasha . Monday afternoon1
January 20 at 2:0 o'clock. This
meeting will be of Interest to every
member of- Lee Jackson chapter.
Mrs. Elizabeth : Zinn secretary.!
A number of the friends of Mr.
and Mrs. It. F. Thweatt spent Wed
nesday evening informally at their
home. Forty-two was played at
three tables and refreshments fol-
lowed the last game. The guests
were Messrs. and Mesdames G. M.
Langston Oatley Anderson Berry-
man and Harry Hammerly; Mes-
dames L. A. Browder B. P. Smith
and G. W. Smith of Fort Smith Ark.
and Miss Lois Smith.
Circle No. 2 of the Presbyterian
Guild met last Monday afternoon
with Mrs. J. R. Nugent the principal
matter of business being the final
preparations for the men's ('inner
Thursday night. Plans were also
proposed for' an Easter entertain-
ment. Mrs. Nugent served dainty
Circle No. 2 will meet next Mon-
day afternoon with Mrs. Orin Ash-
ton. ; r: . .. . '
Flannel Cover for
Hot Water Bags
With Each Purch; :;e :f a Hot Water Bottle at
$1.50 or more Next Week
You obtain added comfort when you enclose
your Hot Water Bag in a dainty flannel cover.
This has proven one of the greatest
little comforts modern ingenuity has given the
public. They are practical because they hold
the heat in the bag thereby increasing the
efficiency. . .
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A full capacity two-quart bottle price $2.00
Guaranteed in writing for two years.
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A big value at a popular price. The new wide neck and big funnel
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Two-quart size $1.50
Guaranteed for one year
Annual Meeting ' United Charities. .
Detailed reports of the past years
work of tho t'hickasha United
Charities ' were of Interest to the
members attending the annual meet-
ing hold last Tuesday afternoon at
the city hall. The report of the
secretary Mrs. ' W. A.Hopkins
showed that during the year con-
ditions had been Investigated In 67
homes help being extended In all
but three or four cases. Of the
families thus helped twelve were
negro. Several hundred garments
and 70 pairs of shoes were distrib-
uted six pair3 of the latter being
purchased new. A basket of grocer-
ies and one-half ton of coal were
cent to each of three families on
Thanksgiving and eight Christmas
baskets were sent out. .
Mrs. B. M. Palmer who has been
In charge of the charities office
since the influenza epidemic which
brought with It numerous calls for
help told of several cases of spe-
cial interest including three which
were given hospital care. . The total
disbursements for the year amount-
ed to $1473.23 according to the
statement of Mrs. T. II. Dwyer the
treasurer. This was expended . for
groceries fuel medicine merchan-
dise nursing and administration.
During the month of December
alone $395.90 was spent cold and
sickness causing privation in many
families never before needing help
Very little money was spent during
the year for clothes as garments
contributed to the organization were
giveu out but at prejnt there are
practically no suitable clothes on
hand and donations cT serviceable
garments of all kinds will bo glad-
THE BETTER MAN
By MARY PARSONS.
Government Rests with Women.
That the future good government
ot Chicltasha rests largely In tho
hands of the women is the opinion
of Wnl. H. Donahue president of the
Civic league. Mr. Donahue appeals
to the thinking women of the city
to co-operate with the Civic league
is maintaining the high standard of
administration established by the
council of defense. . ..
"Now that the council of defense
is .. demobilized" said Mr. Donahue
"I am in favor of a non-partisan
welfare board invested with political
authority.- as . the council 'of defense
was with military authority. Mar-
tial law made 1 the 'temncil ot de-
fense effective apd'tlie . women vote
Is the only thi'ngf to 'take .its place
and make a civic league or" welfare
board effective. This is an .oppor-
tunity -for women to keep up tho
prestige they gained in the mayor-
alty raCe and I beg them to foster
this ' movement and to realize that
suffrage Is an obligation as well as
a privilege." .
"It is regrettable that the weather
prevented a meeting of the Civic
league last Monday night but an-
other meeting will -be called in the
near future. Meanwhile I hope the
women of the city will Btudy the
matter seriously and be ready and
willing to participate in the affairs
of the city" :.
Sorosis Study Club
The ladies of Sorosis Study club
met this week with Mrs. II. - F.
Thweatt. Mrs. D. M. Cavaness the
reader chofee for her subject Ruth
Sawyer giving a -biography and
reading an interesting story by this
popular writer. Mrs.. ' Thweatt
served lovely refreshments at the
close of the meeting.
Sorosis will meet next week with
Mrs R P Smith nni) Mra W'fl
H. J. Brownson
The Prescription Druggist
Men's Dinner is Success
The ladies of the Presbyterian
church served a splendid banquet
Thursday evening to the men of
the congregation the well prepared
chicken dinner and the pleasing so-
cial hours following making the oc-
casion a complete success. A musi-
cal program which was most en-
joyable consisted ot a vocal solo by
Mrs. Caroline Porter a violin solo
by' Miss Frances Buchanan and se-
lections by the Rock Island quar-
tette. All of the numbers were
heartily applauded the entertainers
graciously responding with encores.
Rev. William Denham acted . as
toastmaster and several interesting
talks were given. Mr. R. G. batting
reviewed the history of Presbyteri-
aiiism giving special mention to
the prominent men of the church.
Prof. Mott talked on church bene-
volence telling In particular the
work of the local . board of dea-
cons. Mr. Ben F. Johnson of the
board bt trustees and Rev. Denham
also made appropriate addresses
and Mrs. L. E. Emanuel president
the Presbyterian guild represented
the ladies of the church In a brief
talk. ' .
The banquet was well attended
about sixty plates being served.
(Copyright 1918. by McClure NeWHpupor
"Barbara dear I'm so mixed np. I
don't know what In the world to do
please help me!"
"What's tho trouble now child Is
it Sam or Charley?"
"Neither I mean both. 1 don't
know which I'm In love with. I think
It's Sam till Charley conies to see me
and then he Is so good looking
Just like n collar nd and he looks
ut me so deeply you know how I
menu that I think I'm all wrong again
inid it must be he. He's ever so much
more popular with the girls too. Now
Sam never says any of the nice little
filings Charley does nnd he's ever so
blunt sometimes but somehow I doii'i
know. I'm not sure but I think Sam
Is the better man. You're older nnd
wiser than I am Barbara; tell me why
you admire Snm more. I've always
thought you did whenever I talk about
them but you've never said anything.
Please tell me."
The older girl got up and walked
over to the window. For a moment
she did not say anything. Then she
sank into a seat with a little sigh.
"Polly child there Isn't anything In
the world I know against Charley it
wouldn't be fair to say there was for
he mny care for you even more than
I think he does but I'm tfolnft to tell
you a little story if you have time to
"Of course Babs." assured Polly set
tling her attractive little person Into n ;
perfect nest of cushions.
' "Once upon a time" began Barbara'
"there was a girl not n beautiful girl
Just a bright frank cheerful girl I
with a sensu of humor and lots ot
friends. She liked men sincerely but
she was neither very susceptible nor
very foolish and she had seen some-
thing of life.
."There was one man she had known
for a long time and she always ad-
mired nnd liked him tremendously.
"So they went out together danced
together and talked together and he
was very nice to her. She found that'
she could talk to him as she had never
been able to talk to anyone before and
he always seemed to understand. She ! :
began to value his friendship above :
nil her other friends and to depend on i
his help and advice In many little i:
things. He liked to help her nnd as :
the months passed they grew to be bet- :
ter nnd better friends with a clearer
understanding of each other than they1
had ever had. 1 1 j
"Then she went awny for a long '
visit. And he almost made her believe;
that he would really miss her. badly
anil she was very glnjfl. j
"And she wrote to him naturally as i
a child would write to a very favorite i
uncle or a dear kind friend who was (i
older and wiser than she long newsy :
letters about nil the dally happenings :
and she dearly loved to write to him. j :
"He wrote to her twice; then there ;
was a long lapse. Then n third letter j
enme which might have been written1;
to an utter stranger with perfect safe-
ty air nnd weather being the mnln
topics. This was after she had m-
pulslvely written to hlra for help and .;
sympathy over what seemed to her n :
very great trouble and he had failed I
her dismally failed her. She wrote';
to him once more but she never sent
the letter. Sle could not thrust her
friendship upon him If he did hot want
It. . . . ;
"And though she wns bound to -meet
him and did not wish to obviously
avoid him she did not need to tor he
showed no desire for any sort of a
meeting nnd flitted about among the
girls as he had probably always done.
And she tried always to be fair to him
nnd not to judge Mm she liked to re-
member hlin raiher ns a friend who
had died than one who had ceased' to
value her friendship she simply could
not understand. That's all 1 know
about Charley and It's two years ago
he's probably forgotten all about It
. "That's all Polly dear. It Isn't much
of a story but I thought I'd tell It to
you. Somehow from my own stand-
ards It doesn't seem to me as If a man
who would hurt anyone so cruelly so
blindly and with such utter Indiffer-
ence could measure np to quite the
same standard ns a man like Satii who
Is fair and square In everything he
Polly sat still for a long time after
Barbara stopped talking.
"Thank you for telliug mo the story"
she said at last.
A maid came to the door with ti tele-
gram. Polly glanced at the address
seized It and tore It open hastily. In
a moment the paper dropped to the
"It's from Sam" she gulped "and
he's going to the front and he wants
me to tell him before he goes they
won't let him off to come himself oh
dear It's terrible I"
"What are yoa going to write to
"Write to him I why I'm going to
thnt camp tonight Just as fast as Ii
can pack mother's bag and my own;
and I'm going to marry him tomorrow
If they only let me see him for fiva
minutes. I haven't any choice In the
matter there never was I I see it all
now as plain as the nose on my face-
he's the better man the best man
i the very best man In the world as far
as I am concerned at least and I
I ought to have known it all along. Kiss I
ma Ta.hn T'l 1 linna t n ll 1 ! Wlion
you see me again I'll be Mrs. Sara!
Oood-by dear I'll have to break tfie
' aewi to mpgr$ood-b;L. "
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