The Supply Republican (Supply, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 1, 1925 Page: 1 of 8
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THE SUPPLY REPUBLICAN
, VoL XXIII
Supply. Woodward County. Oklahoma. Thursday, January
Music From The
Local owners of radio sets tune
in Monday nights to catch piano
concerts broadcasted from the
Missouri penitentiary and render-
ed by one of the convicts.
The convict who is responsible
is named Harry Snodgrass and he
has teen named “King of the Iv-
ories". He is a gifted and won-
derful musician and his radio con-
owts- have brought him nation
wide recognitions as a master. His
tbrm as a convict will end some
time in February; he'll go out to
live a new life as a master pianist.
In appreciation of his musical a-
bility he has been showered with (
gifts of all kinds, including a baby
bugg' and a hunting deg.
The pictures to be shown at the
hospital Saturday night, January
Pa the Review
Feature Picture: “Skin Deep"
This is an exceptionally good pic-
ture and if you attend the show
Saturday you will not be disap-
The Supply basken ball teams
will play at Kibby on Friday of
next week, and the Supply town
team will play Kibby here on Sat-
urday night of this w; ek for the
benefit of the local school Athletic
The Athletic Association of the
Supply High School is inviting
May, Tangier, Greenwood, Kibby
and Luther Hill, both boys and
girls teams, to participate in a
tournament. It is proposed to
give 10-inch cups to the winning
both boys and girls and
V 'rnish a fine supper to al!
F. The date s?t for this
s.V*tAa*nent is proposed to be
Saturday, February 7, afternoon
and evening. It is hoped that all
teams invited may be able to par-
Onn of the big problehis that is
engaging the attention of congress
at.this session is the passage of an
act or acts that will take up the
slack in the big deficit of the
postoffice department and also
give a material increase in pay to
the mail carriers. One of the
things that seems inevitable is
that the rates of postage on news-
papers and periodicals will be mat-
erially- increased. This, in turn,
will mean that the country news-
papers will be compelled to in-
crease their subscr ption price or
quit. It will at least mean that
subscribers at a distance will be
compelled to pay an increased
■ price, as the zone rate on advertis-
ing matter will be practically pro-
hibitive for the smaller newspap-
Just as soon as congress enacts
Its laws in this respects, we ex-
pects to make new and increased
rates for all subscribers outside of
the first and second zones; to car-
ry such subscriptions at the rate
of $1.90 per year will be impos-
Cofiee and doughnuts, also pie,
will be served by the Willing
Workers of the Christian Church
at the Drug Store on Saturday —
Miss Hoffert, of the local teach-
ing force, is still confined to the
hospital ar Wichita.
Cal Pratt^ays he can well sym-
pathize with Job as he is suffering
from a series of boils at present.
Far be it from us to make aqy in-
sinuations but we have heard of
smnp'uous livers being afflicted
with boils ani even with gout.
Tom Reed Hurt
On Christmas morning Mrs. G.
W. Thomas receieved a phone call
telling that her son, Tom Reed,
had been hit by a car at Dodge
City, Kan*., and was in the hos-
pital with a fractured skull. Mrs.
Thomas and son Henry Reed, left
at once for Dodge City where they
found that Toni's injury was very
serious, the skull being fractured
from an ear clear across half his
forehead. Mrs. Thomas stayed to
help care for the injured man and
Henry returned here No change
in the injured man's condition has
been reported to the relatives here.
J. R. Via moved from the Sher-
wood place to Mrs. G. W. Thom*
as, property on Friday of last
Jed Harding was over from the
A. & M. College at Stillwater to
spend Christmas with L. C. Smith
Flora Martindale spent Christ-
mas at Wo”dw*rd as the guest of
Mrs E. M. Beck, returning Satur-
The bonds of the Town of Sup-
ply to provide for the installation
of an electric light system were
not approved by the bond depart-
ment of the attorney general’s of-
fice, there having been an error in
the proceedings. It will be nec-
essary for the Town Council to
call a new election to overcome
tfle objection of the attorney gen-
eral’s office, and this will be done
at once. Legal technicalities are
frequently difficult to overcome,
but there’s nothing like having
things exactly right.
Miss Alica Jackson underwent
an operation for appendicitis at
the Woodward hospital on Satur-
day. The operation was an en-
tire success and the latest reports
the patient was making a very
Rev. L. O. ‘ Byerly commenced
Monday night holding protracted
meeting at the Christian church.
The nightly serv ces are highly in-
teresting and quite well attended
Lunch with the Willing Workers
at the Drag Store Saturday.
All persons will please lake no-
tice that no hunting or trapping
ttflfcbe allowed on my premises.
IP*'4 —JIM WRIGHT.
Watch This Space
This Store will be closed
all day Monday, January
5th, taking our Annual
Jackson Cash Store
ARTHUR JACKSON, Proprietor
Supply, ... Oklahoma.
Meet Jan. 6th
Notices have been received by
members of the Oklahoma Wheat
Growers’ Association here to the
effect that a series of meetings will
be held in Woodward county, om
of which is scheduled to be held in
Supply’on Tuesday night, Jan. 6tb
at 7:30. This meeting ia for mem-
bers only and is for the purpoet of
giving an accounting of the busi-
ness of the association for the 19C2
and 1923 pools. The meeting will
be conducted by J. D. Fairchild,
talking from a chart taken from
the bonded auditor’s report of the
association records, The inform* -
tion to be given at this inerting
will be of the utmost importance
to every member of the association
and every one should be present.
Fine Lecture By
Big Game Hunter
Dr. Sutton, of Kansas City, is
fie guest of Dr. and Mrs. E. L.
Bagby. Dr. Sutton is a national
figure as a specialist on skin and
blood diseases and has spent ti e
past year or so in Africa enjoying
the hunting of big game and col-
At the State Hospital on Sun-
day night Dr. Sutton gave an ill-
ustrated lecture on hia trip to
British Africa, showing views tak-
en by add made into stem-
opticon slides. The lecture was
intensely interesting and all who
heard it were greatly pleased.
Besides the hospital employees
and local people, numerous visit-
ors were present from Rosston,
Woodward, Buffalo, and other
The Vocational Agriculfure De-
partment of the local high school
is starting an egg race the 16th of
January to run until the first of
May. Any person who is raisirg
chickens is eligible to entry.
Teere will be no entry fee charged
and the score of each entrant will
be published in thesecelumns each
week, and posted in a conspicuous
place in Supply. There is no
prize ofiered except the advertising
value of reporting your returns
from poultry each ^week.. Per-
haps it will sell some setting eggs
if the other folks know you are
getting good egg production.
The rules for this contest will be
publisned next week in this paper.
Watch for them.
Jim Devery and “Pat” Toliver
were at Enid last week to enjoy a
Christmas visit with friends.
The town basket ball team wil
play the Kibby town team here
Saturday night and the proceeds
will be for the benefit of the School
The “buddies" in the state hos-
pital here, were, as usual, remem-
bered by Woodward Post No. 19,
of the American Legion. Every
insane soldier in the institution
received * treats of fruits, nuts,
chocolates, cakes and smokes.
L. M. Rumley had a stack of
feed bum up last week, but we
are not informed as to the origin
of the fire.
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The Supply Republican (Supply, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 1, 1925, newspaper, January 1, 1925; Supply, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc848329/m1/1/: accessed August 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.