Chickasha Daily Express (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 258, Ed. 1 Friday, November 1, 1918 Page: 2 of 8
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f ". . -EHICKAgHA DAILY EXPRESS CHICKABHA OKLAHOMA -
THE STOREKEEPER UP TO DATE
THE DOUBLE SIGN
By OTTILIA PFEfFFER.
I'll 'l1""" A Vw A i"""' J i. ' H j '
The careful Government supervision to
which all National Banks are subjected
is the best possible guarantee of the ab-
solute safety of such institutions.
By doing business with a National
Bank you are receiving the benefit ot
Uncle Sam's years of experience in
First National Bank
CAPITAL $200000. SURPLUS $(10000.
DlllECTOrtS J. IK Subr. R. I'- JohiiHon 0. 1!. (liimpliell
J. If. Jiond Sum Jhivldaoii J!. llond Hen F. Johiiann Alger
Mellon T. If. Williams.
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'.'iiiiiiiiiiiuii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii mm minimi iimmiiiiiiiii mmimii um i mimiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinmiiimiiiiimmmiiiii1
ii.... in.i.vivi'nv:ihii ni'ilclpM lii'.'ir (lie front. TIiim Y. M. t. A.
(iinlCfll IllJIIIil.'l' hns I ii ( II Inrri'll TO (inn JUS "lllu..P" Hill nr jm r-un "
:ii'is position lu-hilMl III" .-olIllllT. Ill' V.'HS hlt.T M-.mnil.Ml Willi. I'" lty-
i y M C A. ni'Mi at i Ik- i'vunf not only sec Unit tln boys ;in- 1'nniistiiMl
:r(.fros'linii'iils: l.lii limy ol'lon holi In Ilic eniv of lh Woiiml.Ml. Snvrnil It.'d
'rriiuiIo oi';ri-s h:iw' 1 n wouniliil by sln'll mul kiis liilo u mnnl pit Iiiivh
. I .i .i nii. ik-. in ihis si'i'vico. The iin Jti. over tn iiiun s siioinnipi
j n iii!: "Our Sl.pin15-t I'or tins Man in tin- Mini."
Want Ads are Interesting -Read
Them for Bargain
When your rood li.s not Oklahoma has not. sold Its quota of
wrdl mid 'yoii fed "hm" tin-d and ; W. S. S. Buy War SavliiBS Stamps.
diKi'iniraKi'd you should u.-so a lilllo ; -
UIOIillINt'' ill. iH'illinie. 11; opon.-i tho ;
fmwolK iiurilios tlio Kysloin and ro-
n.ori.n it finn l'ci'linK ol hciiltli iind
energy. 'ld 1.V Wron di-iik .
Forty pa vi'ii million dollar!! Tcpro-
HdlitiiiK Olilnhoina'n quolii. Ili'lp to
malu) your Kliil lifvl.
n m i inir.MiVJ' j
You to Keep
On June 28th like patriotic Americans
throughout the nation you made a pledge
to the President to buy a certain amount of
War. Savings Stamps. The Liberty Bond
not a and ait tne caicuiaiton
reatuirv Deoartsiient have been based up
on the presumption that you will redeem
Are you h
War Savings Stamps re
ularly according to your promise?
Are you being faithful to the solemn ob-
ligation you assumed?
The government expects you to redeem
your pledge by Jan. 1 and it needs the
Don't let the Kaiser fool yon wi
fVi.jrrlh(. 1IMK Wi'sli'rn xxiiiT I'niiin.i
II whs not ii whim cfiprlco. At:
tin" moini'iit T know imt wliy I did it.
ffill It !iii)iilso mid you prohaldy liavo
It. Tn n crondi'd I'osiiiopolitiin res-
t.'innuit tliront;i'd wlili a varied prnijp. j
I raised my hand at tin- heck and.
will of n d:iri:-eyed. enriieKt-faeod innnj
of tihoul thirty f had never seen he-(
fore and cave "the dniilile sitin."
What the douhle sifii was DViid you
I did not 1;now. r only felt to a j
surety that it was n (ViuMe siL'n. Tims
T fxtended niu: pnlrn lmlf st r:i!;'ht
from my ehi1; half n sln. T formed a j
ruiilike'envliy of tlm palm and 'allowed
iny liaud to Hinl; Inert tin douhle sij.rn
ponipletoil. 'Why T had made this I
Ki'u to the man in Uextinn How I.
camp to know how to form that tin-;
plied tP gesture I must explain.
Our house P.urdii'1; Co. Isj
pine of the largest in tlie United States J
In the linporl:itioii of olive oil.
Si vend times 1 had gone vo Italy:
nn business. Tt 'as during n carnival
i:1 the town of Veccliio when tlial
piouble sign ciiine into my life. Veccliio
li-id n double element and was a hot- p
l.-cd of sedition iilwnys at Viiriiinee :
will" the authorities. A great fete j
was on. The Princess Polomna a '
great favorite with the patriot instil'-;
reetioriist group passed through the '
town the idol of the popolfi'P. I fol-
lowed the great processi m out of on- i
losity to see her lanrcsse distributed !
'o crowding iidovlag thousands. It '
s on that occasion that T noticed ;
in ordinarily dressed hut Ueen-visngod ! ;
:an fix Ids eyes imploringly upon her. : i
lie wore a little triangular button nn ; j
3jk side of his cap. lie made that1
sign. The princess recognized It. She 1
lore from her wrist a glittering brace-1 1
let tossed it to the man who flashed j
brick heartfelt gratitude and then he
And now because T had noticed a ; j
Cashing-eyed Italian-faced man with p j
the same peculiar button in his cap ;
Ibo same probing expectant expression ! j
in his face as though" seeking In des- i
jeratlon recognition friendship as-1
jdstance. T must ierfonn the sigii;
H'iit had caused a royal prim-ess fo t
!"atter broadcast her jewels! Om'te I
omanilc. truly! But the cosmopoiitan ;
tbre of the great mixed restaurant j
liotding Bohemians from every clime
hud something to do with it.
In a Hash that wild somewhat
Perce yet markedly Intelligent face '
full of haggard anxious woe and hope-psness-
brightened. Those piercing.
eyes seemed to invade the very secret
chambers of my soul. Then there
crossed those features that glow that
only a sinking despairing castaway
(ould express finding a saving hand
suddenly ex I ended.
"The l'oscarl" he uttered in a low.
license done gazing guardedly all
about him. "Ton know the button?
It is life or death. Onn we be alone?"
1 shook my head dubiously at tlie
word "Foscnrl." to me Impenetrable
but I said: "Lead wtiere you will."
r.nd followed him down a dark side
ptreet and into a poor foreign wine-
"For twelve hours." lie said pass-
to its deserted rear room. las-
almost the salvation of the order
involved. I must have five hun-
d -e'd dollars within the hour. To be
returned at noon tomorrow. Your card
or a designated rendezvous and then
forget .for the good of the brethren."
Would yon believe It win you ereuu
but ns ft sent ImontH list x pmeen
iionil tn im- nncknt ! And. too. us
lntino ninn. I vend Ml this man's
eves the giinrnntoe of ii sirict iniegvitv
as I had with tunny n T.evntitlne li'iidm'
'flmse word was as good us ids bond
other words identifying him only
a man with n peculiar button in
rati trncinff some nflillntion of
at power and Influence t toolf out
money gave It to him with my
card and lie vanished and I stood tlie
victim of an impulse I could not nn-tilyze.
was nettled uneasy iii'te- that for
while. I was by no means at pov-
iloor; my business v:is not m
best condition in the world. I-or
years our foreign agent had been a
wd energetic Italian named Do-
Wilhin a year anticipating war
1 roubles in Europe he had sold us
out. That is he had taken advantage
of ids close connection with us to nn-
bandcdly transfer contracts to rl-
so that we had lost fully ;iO per
of future business.
We had summarily dismissed the
knave but the mischief was done and
on tlie eve of marriage to my heart's
choice I had called a postponement
until my tangled business affairs were
At nootf the next day in walked my
jietisiomr. Me returned the money
with a brief word of thanks. About
go bis face darkened ns his ees
upon an old photograph of Po-
"May I ask about that man?' he in-
quired and I told hint all.
"flood friend" he said to me "you
hi. ve helped me without question. Will
you give me an authorization to act
for you in regard to the disreputable
dealings of this fellow Ponati?"
Within one month every filched and
rnfinipulated contract lied been re-
tored to the house and my wedding
wis on. By what secret power this
strange emissary wrought the miracle
I kl.ow not. I never saw him again.
I only know thnt. invested with some
strange power the repn senntive of
a formidable organization he had well
rewarded my haphazard use of the
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Get Behind Your
. ' Government
Buy War Savings'
.OKLAHOMA NATIONAL BANK
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V -" r"'; : Cvery life has
bJ :) -t:--' fli's December.
?:-XirvVorit be old
J . ?' and ooor.
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He had a chance once. When bo was young he earned money and
could have put some of il In the hank. I!y now that money might 5
have grown to be a fornmo. At a-iv rale it would have Imen a -snug. '
sum to have and would have provi-1 ed for him.
lOvery life lias its iH-oember if we live it out. "
iiank your money with us and have no tear of the. future.
THE CHICKASHA NATIONAL BANK
HAVE YOU BOUGHT COAL?
We have on hand a limited
amount of McAlester Lump
and Nut Coal.
STEPHENS0N-BR0WNE LUMBER CO.
TOM L. JOHNSON.
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Th" t-i ii v;i r suvi-t a ;lv tin- famHv l'r
''i"M in I ulitatiirtl I'li.iiI-tynM-nt ha I'l'inliir!
v '.ih si;1 i l.iiiway foinnany ili
I or'Nv tilf K If'- :Ki :ill n)-t Intlai"
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fc i irt.ni ..Vi-n liH' -sti'.t ar line in In-
to ..-l .--lit I .I ol ii.
in.- i a p'piii 'I tin iiiiiinaiiy mM'I jiiiip-
ilv ami um I'-r liis nipoi.iip. iiit in il !- atn.'
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; i E I . - 1- tn' t'P.iviil so lii'.il ;;n no -hither of
i.is o.vn : nil. -s t Ii it lii 'I'm i' In- w as tliii l .v
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. uitiiii 'iiix'i'i .' il to tii" il'ii irinc of
f-'il:. ii- lav ti" ill ' I i-.l i.iii.iii. ii:ip ns it
'..iiii'.il p-f'ii iipit: I is ui - at uiin was t
tfti a'"' -'t an -til is - vl k in tin- :i 1 1 i -
t'p.lf of liu- 1 - !-.- t..waii! ).itliiii- litiliti..l
i-aiM'ra'i."is nail in t'lis i.t; wmi a sur.-isa
wliii h nniPuai; -'ii a aim.
M- was a vii ai-i-r ia tin- ficlit fur tlm
P';l..'s riirh's hii I t;. t in ('..- : t sti .-el
car l.t 1 1 is itis liH'iimin-ptt
WEAL1 H IS Mr RE THAN MONEY
The ciijef end of human ifioit is the attjiinment of happiness.
Tom Ii. Johnson die.-l practically a poor man but his money brought
him joy and fame.
FOR A MAM TO SAVE A FART OF HIS EARNINGS '
shows that lie ha got a sound healthy grasp on the true meaning ot
wraiHi ami that lie :sd r.t.tnd- t!t" philosophy of life.
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Pool, J. Edwin. Chickasha Daily Express (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 258, Ed. 1 Friday, November 1, 1918, newspaper, November 1, 1918; Chickasha, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc731586/m1/2/: accessed March 21, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.