The El Reno Daily Democrat (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 33, No. 80, Ed. 1 Saturday, December 8, 1923 Page: 1 of 4
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THE EL RENO DAILY DEMOCRAT
| VOLUME S3.
(MEMBER UNITED PRE88)
RENO. OKLAHOMA SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8. 1923.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., L>?c. 8
—The special session of tho Oklaho
ina legislature adjourned today to
reconvene on January 14. 1924. The
lawmakers met pursuant to the call
oi Governor Walton on October 11,
and have been In session ever since.
Joint committees of the house and
senate, and a house committee will
investigate the various stale depart-
ments during th© recesR. When the
solons meet in January, Governor
Trapp will deliver his maiden ad
dress, which will probably deal with
legislative reconstruction based on
the findings of the committees.
Governor Trapp thus far has refused
to go on record regarding the anti
Klan bill adopted by the legislature,
and there Is a possibility that he jvlll
veto the measure. The house joint
committee is composed of Disney,
Stovall, Eberhart, Horne and Single-
tary, with Speaker McBee as a mem-
ber ex-offlclo. Senators rarlock,
a Bobo, Cordell and McPherron com-
pose the Joint senate committee. The
ether house committee is composed
of Wlndle, Berry, Burleson, Davis
and Watson of Lincoln County. Just
g before adjournment resolutions were
adopted asking the removal of Secre-
tary Matlock of the state marketing
commission for neglect of duty.
JOIN WHEAT GROWERS
Dance K. C. hall Saturday
Shack's Orchestra. (2nd floor)
MONEY SAVING SALE
If every farmer m Canadian County
and throughout state, would join
the grain growers’ Association be
fore the next harvest he would be
able to obtain for a portion of his
wheat at least $1.00 per bushel at
threshing time and later on receive
not less than $1.25 to $1.50 per bush
My reason for saying this is that
the Association would be controlling
about the entire yield, and eompetet-
ivc buying would he done by expor*-
ers, while the mills would require an
enormous quanity to grind into flour
and feed stuffs. This at once est-
ablishes- lively competition. Mills
elevators and exporters will be forc-
ed to close or to pay the price.
Here comes in the law of supply
and demand. The Association has
the grain to supply those who de-
mand it and the farmer will be glad
to furnish it at a fair price that will
pay the farmer a profit above the
cost of production.
The above statements are borne
out with reference to the cotton
grower. Practically all the cotton
growers ate now members of the
Cotton Growers’ Association, incor-
HELEN ACL EN KINO
Mr. and Mrs. J. H- Burnett
and gave readings, Miss Luelia
Thorpe talked on 1 The Child's Life
Mental, Physical and Social from
Babyhood Until Womanhood and
porated under the same Act of Con- Mr_ antf Mr> D „ Burke ,
gress adopted nearly two years ago.] returned from a tpn day„ v|„,
and instead of cotton now selling In
the market as low as 7 to 10 cents
it has sold as high as 35 cents within
the past 30 days.
This plainly illustrates what or-
ganization means to the wheat grow-
ers. Illustrative again is the fruit
growers organization. Price their
products and you will realize what a
compact organization is doing for
these growers. Is It any wonder
that fruit orchards and lands adapted
to fruit sell from $250.00 to $1000.00
It is all up to the wheat farmer
whether he wishes to give away his
wheat at threshing time for a mere
trifle and let the speculator reap the
reward of his hard labor, or whether
he will become a member of the
Wheat Growers’ Association, and re-
ceive a price
It is now estimated that at this
date about CO per cent of wheat grow-
ers are members thus leaving about
40 per cent of fanners who yet are
In the business me*‘ting
on the cafeteria
and $83.67 was cleared by the ladies
Sixty ladies were present for this
meeting. The next meeting will la-
the first Firday in January.
Rev. J Q. Gardner had as dinner
guests last evening, Mr. an Mrs
Will C. Smith, Mr. and Mrs S S.
Macy and Mr Floy Kinknde.
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Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Ray entertain
ed Thursday evening with an infer
mal dancing party. Pune h was sen-
ed throughout the evening During
intermission a dainty' lunch was
sorted when the hostess was assist
ed by Mrs. Traylor. Guests \ver>
Messers, and Mines. 11. E. Carder
B. p. Wewerka, Howard Cro kef
O. I). Sims. Harry Wagner, Harry
Steele, Alfred Woodruff. H K Bun
hart and Walter Traylor.
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Alex Skovgaard. noted Danish vio-
linist, and his wife Alice McClung ceive a price that his grain should
Skovgaard, pianist, will appear at
the Criterion Theatre in recital, Mon-
day evening, December io. at 8:30 p.
n., under the auspices of the Worn
en*s Business and Professional Club
of this city. The evening Capital, of!w,,,inK to dumI> lheir *rain in the
Boise Idaho, has the following to gay J wills and elvators at threshing1
little daughter Martha are spending a report was given
Bevera! days in Shawnee.
Mr. ond Mrs. G. P. Uateka and son,
t - <*
left last night for McPherson, Kan-
sas, where they will attend the
golden wedding anniversary celebra-
tion Monday of Mrs. Gateka’s par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Brooks.
Mrs. E. W. Spencer of lola, Kan-
sas is the guest of her sister, Mrs
D. B. Burke and family.
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Reed had as
their guest for two days visit Mr.
Reed’s cousin Mrs. Jessie Miles of
New York City, who was enroute to
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Miss Mary Jane Nave is spending
the week end in Oklahoma City with
her grandmother, Mrs. John T. Le-
Mr. and Mrs. D- B. Burke have
Chicago, Illinois, and Tyston, Iowa.
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The Ladies Altar Society of the
Catholic Church are entertaining
with a carnival party on the third
floor of the K. of C. hall tonight.
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Mrs. Ed Orn of Omaha, Neb., who
has been the guest of her mother
Mrs. Delo Everson and brother and
wife, Mr. and Mrs. John Everson for
the past two weeks hasreturned
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Mrs. Forrest Nave had as her
guests Thursday her mother,
Mrs. John T. LeMasters Mrs. M. C
LeMasters and Mrs. Weber, all of
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Miss Elizabeth Burke is spending
the week end In Norman a guest at
the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority house
and is attending the Sigmo Chi fra-
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W. R. c.
Complimentary »o Mrs. Robert Gar
da. of Oklahoma Cl*,y. Mrs. Henry
Behne entertained informally las!
evening. Chrysanthemums prettily
decorated tile rooms. Bridge was th*
diversion. Dainty refreshment
were served. Guests were Mr. and
Mrs. P. U- Meadows, Ur. and Mrs
B. E. Carder, Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Swaiin, Mr. and Mrs. I). I). Jenn
ings, Mrs. 1). L. Filklns and Mis
A. I). Cox;.
Miss Eulice Cormack entertained
the L’Vomfe Club and a few add!
tional guests last evening with a
dancing party. Pun h and water.-
were served during the evening.
Guests other titan club members
were Miss Margaret McDonald and
Miss'Mafferet Allen, Messrs. Jimj
Cormack, Bennett Musgrave, LeRoy
McKay, Allison Clark, Ray Bannis-
ter. Ed. Kimbal, Garrett Miles. Ken
neth Kalbfleisch, Horace Hall. Ev-1
eret McCullough, Bools Lovell and
Francis Cherry, of Enid
Mrs. Charles Ferguson delightfully
entertained the Talk-a-llit Club last
evening. Christmas ideas prettily
decorated the rooms. In the gunn
Of auction Mrs. S. G. Keeton receiv-
ed the high score favor. Delicious
refreshments wtjre served Mrs
Kenneth Curry and Miss Mary Ash
brook were additional quests. Th-
club will meet next week with Mis
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M. C- Club.
Mrs. H. K. Harrison was a plea*
ant hostess yesterday afternoon t>
the M. <’ Club. Christmas idea
were used in decorating In th<
game of-five hundred Mrs. Harrism
made Digit score. A delicious twi
course lunch was nerved Mrs
Gateka assisting. Vddillonal guest
I were Mrs. P. U. Poddock end Mrs
.1 \v Elkins. The' dub "ill mee
in two weeks with Mrs. .1 \\
The Reno Women’s Reliei Corps
"Every number met with response
from the audience. No blaze, bored
matlneo goers nodded through the
afterptoon and the artists were given
th$ closest attention.
'‘Alex Skovgaard was liked imme-
diately and by" his first selection
created an attitude of expectancy in
his audience. Every piece proved
his mastery over the delicate Stradi-
varius. Exquisite tones called out
from the bow of the master. They
were in quick consecutivencss notes
of challenge, defiance, bantering and
mocking echoes, which in a dreamer
would arouse drama and love of
"Alice McCT ing-Fkovgaard, who Is
accompanist for her noted husband,
is a rare and splendid ex tionist.
Her masterful fingering and delight
ful touch were no less appreciated
than were Mr. Skovgaard’s. Her first
solo numbers “Frolic of the Waters.”
by Ravel and the "Flower Waltz,” by
Grainger, were wonderfully played
Such ripping notes and sweet ex
presslons are seldom heard.”
time at a ruinous price thus giving No. 25 met in regular session yester
speculators a c hance to stock up, [day afternoon \n the home of Mrs. P.
A. Smith. The following officer*
were elected, Mrs. Anna Beecham.
president; Mrs. George Hayworth
senior vice-president; Mrs. A. T
Bondurant, junior vice pre-tide nt
Mrs. Robert Burns, treasurer; Mrs
P. A. Smith, chaplain; Mrs. Belle
Kintzley, conductor and Mrs. Susie
Williams, guard. Four delegates and
alternates were elected to attend the
state encampment to be held at
Blackwll in May. Four Comrades
were guests during the meeting.
After a short business meeting a
social hour was enjoyed. Mrs. Belle
Kintzley and Mrs. ih-lla Everson
served dainty refreshments. Guests
were Mrs. J. W. Workman. Mrs. Ed.
Orn, of Omaha Neb., Mrs. John Ev-
erson, Mr. I. S Dungan and Mr Geo.
Haworth. The next meeting will be
Dec. 2lst with Mrs. P. A Smi h.
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fill orders and in a general way sup-
ply the demands. This dumping pro-
cess at thereshing time should cease
and all wheat should be turned over
to the Association, and then the
price will go up as the demands are
made for more grain and flour.
This in my judgement is the only
solution for the wheat farmer. Try
it and see ; and when you have all
joined the Association, you will then
have stabilized the price of your
lands, farms will sell and general
prosperity will also he the farmers'
El Reno, Oklahoma.
Dance K. C. hall Saturday
Shack’s Orchestra. (2nd floor)
Dance K. C. hall Saturday
Shack’s Orchestra. (2nd floor)
What will T give for Christmas?
yonr photo will solve the problem
Make an appointment at Shuck’
Studio for a sitting. 7-8<
Tonight unsettled, probably mir
Cooler In east portion. Sunday parti
cloudy, cooler in east and sonth por
tton. Temperature twenly-fou
hours ending 8 a. m today, mnximun
70, minimum 47. mean 61. Same du-
1922 maximum 69. minimum 28, mear
George Schumacher, residing r
mile east of Union City, was on the
Oklahoma City market Friday with
a load of hogs and topped the market
S. A. Watson.
F. A. Watson, age 87 years, died
Saturday morning at 12:5n at the
home of his son-in-law S. F. Hostet-
er, northeast of F.l Reno. The fun-
Tal will be held Sunday afternoon
it two o’clock at Oak Chapel. Inter-
nent will take place In Oak Chape!
•emetery. Services will be conduct-
'd by Rev. Holmes Nichols and the
uneral will be under the auspices of
Mr. Watson is survived by four
ons. John Watson of Blnger, Okla
Win. Watson, of Shawnee; George
nd Jim Watson of El Reno; two
aughters, Mrs. S. F. Hostetter, of
>karche and Mrs. Sadie Pauley, who
esldes In Texas. The deceased was
< retired farmer and had resided in
7.1 Reno and vicinity since 1890. His
•ife died seventeen years ago.
The Patrons Club of Central school
held their regular meeting yesterday
afternoon. Mi** Alma Hoffman and
Mtss Sara Scott * pupils sang songs
I MEMBER UNITED PRESS)
tertained last evening Informally at
cards. Five hundred was the diver-
sion after which dainty refreshments
were served Guests were Mr. and
Mrs. C. C. Harkins, Mr. and Mrs
J. O. Chamness, Mr. and Mrs. John
Ilackett. Mr. and Mrs. Will Maler.
Mr and Mrs A- C. Gilbert, Mr
and Mrs. V. R. Mordy and Mr. und
Mrs. Lawrence Adams.
Elks Ladies Day.
Mrs Henry Behne and Mrs.
B E Carder were hostesses
yesterday afternoon lo the Elks Igvl
!es informal bridge party In the
rnme Mrs. Walter Campbell recelv
i-d th© high score favor Dainty re
freshments were served to the sev-
enteen ladles present. Mrs. Robert
Garcia, of Oklahoma City, was an
out of town guest. Guest Day will
lie held in two weeks. •
Mrs. J ?!• Burnett entertained
csterday noon with a dinner party
for the special agents In Mr. Dur
nett's department and other env
nloyes in the Rock Island offices
The tables wore prettily centered
with yellow and white chrysnnthe
mums and red roses. A dellelout
tour corpse dinner was served. Th<
hostess was assisted by Mrs. L. N
Nicholson and Miss Ruth Mount
Guests seated with the host were
Messrs. W. J. steele of Kansas City
p-n Judgktns. of Topeka; Ralph Jud
kins and W A Larson, of Pratt. Kan
sns; W. J. McCully of Fort Worth
Texas; R. S Moon and Lee Pollock
of Oklahoma City; C. E. Denting of
Enid; O. C. Burdick of HaHeyville.
Okla.; J E Collins, of Little Rock
Ark.; I). A. Marlow. Lester Nlehol
son. L. F. Rhode, H. J. Brinsfield
(till C. C. Harkins, of El Reno.
Dane© K. C. hall Saturday night
shack’s Orchestra. (2nd floor) 7 Sc
RIG MONEY SAVING SALE
AT YOUNGHEIM’S '
County Clerk Cecil Bross reports
'hat work on both the north amt
south approaches of the Meridian
Highway bridge arrows tint South
Canadian, near Union City, is pro-
gressing rapidly, but it will be at
’east ninety days before the work <«
completed. The north approach will
be a dirt fill with a top layer of two
feet of clay, and this approach will
soon he completed. The South ap-
proach which is a Grady Co. project, is
; more difficult proposition In the
engineering line, and will take at
'east about ninety days f> complet-
on. Concrete bents ust bo built
it tho soul It end of tne bridge pro-
per, the piling for three of these
bi nts hns already been driven, and
Tie bent ts ready *for the pouring of
-onerefe. Five piling are used to
the bent, and about seventy-five pil-
ing will be necessary. The pilings
have already been made, They are
>f reinforced concrete, eaol\ thirty
five feet in length, and each weighs
approximately four tons. The Dotti-
ieral has previously urged that the
ompletlon of the bridge should be
marked by a big celebration, and
with the probabilities that the. bridge
will be completed in early Spring,
ibe time is opportune to begin pre-
llmtniry plans for tbe observance of
the openetng of the bridge.
itors, 85c gal . Jones Drug.
AT YOUNG HEIM’S
You enn complete your Christmas
list quickly, and economically by giv-
ing photos. Make as appointment at
Shuck’s Studio for a sitting. 7 8c
May Adopt New
Police last night arrested Walter
i ijobbs. who gave his home address
Informal Card Party.
Mr and Mrs. K. L Kalbfleis.-li
Commissioner John Gallagher wn
lamenting yesterday about the fin
by Iranis of the city. At one time
tin- hydrants were painted green
which was alright in the winter time,
but in the summer time, the green
hydrants blended so effectively with
'he landscape that Fire Chief ('has
M< Cain in spite <>f his partiality to
the color feared that his men might
have difficulty in locating the ’plugs'
Then Gallagher held a consultation
with McCain. Kelly Wright. Davis
Morris, Curry and some more of tie
■‘micks' of the Fire department., and
red was the color decided upon fm
the fire hydrants. Not “Orange,” but
red, and red they were painted. Now
Gallagher complains that every ’'fill
ing'' station, (gasoline) has its tan)
painted a bright red, and the coin
missioni-r fears the consequences
hould the fire department ever con
nect ip with a gas tank. According
'v i! I- exceedingly probable that the
ire hydrants will soon he painted
another tint. Sugestlons a« to the
olors may he left with commission
r Gallagher, but "water colors" an
as Collinsvile, Okla., on the charge
of passing worthless checks on sev-
eral business men of the city. Hobbs
had no difficulty in passing four
ehecks. none for large amounts, and
was just ready to hoar t an intenir
>nn car when police took him into
custody. He will he turned over to
the county authorities today.
Et RENO TONIGHT
! U. S. Acquires Adams Ancestral Home
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Court Clerk Frank Taylor Issued
marriage licenses Friday to Georg" |
Y. McWhorter, of Oakland# Ca’Uor
nia and Fern Rush, of Broken dow.
Nebraska. O. C. Carver and Merle
Murphy of Oklahoma City.
MONEY SAVING SALE
Tonight will he the Inst showing
at (lie El Reno Theatre of that re-
markable film production "The Pro-
digal Daughter." The picture itself
i8 one that will hold tho attention of
the audience from start to finish,
and the fact that Gloria Swanson and
Theodore Roberts are the co-stars
Is sufficient evidence of Its merits.
The second round of “FightIng Blood
is also on the program for tonight at
the El Reno This picture has par-
ticular Interest for El Reno theatre
patrons as the scenario was written
l,v Beatrice Van, better known to her
H Reno friends ns Beatrice Abbott,
who formerly resided in r"v
n entertaining program at the pop-
lar price of 10 and 20 cents.
amptonslilre, nnd lum I...... carefully kept mid restored through the 1 “•
(n;iiiae ntul garden* nie pictured above
At the KnghU nf Columbus Hall
-• :»o Saturday evening. Dec. 8. Jl'nev
dam Inr and carrivul attractions
Auspice; Ladies Altar Society fntho
lie ("lurch. Admission l'lc 5-»'
Guttle receipts 300. total for tic
week 5691. Market active and high
er for the week. Top $7.75 hulk $6 0"
nnt ui>. Cows and heifers
\ $7.00. Calf receipts 1327.
active and higher. Top $6 50 Ho-
re- elpts 600 For the week 11 627
Market stow and steady. Top $<•-•'
hidk $7 oo and up
Cattle active and steady for the
week Week’s top $12 50, bulk $7.25
to Js.85. Hog market for the week
slow and steadv. Week's top $6 85
bulk $6 65 to $6 75
$4 00 to
DON'T FORGET “TO
HAVE AND TO HOLD"
This is to remind you that "To
Have and to Hold.” a piotuHza'ion of
Mary Johnson's celebrated novel of
,r!v Virginia, will hi- at Die El Rono
Theatre Monday ind Tuesday, Dec
joth and 11th. Hetty Compson and
Bert Lvtell play the leading roles
nnd every scene has a thrill of its
own. ir you fall to >ec this picture
you will nilftfl the rarest cinema treat
of th> season.
BIG MONEY SAVING SALE
All Masons are requested to moot
,t th ■ Masonic Temple tomorrow
Sunday. Dec. 9Mt at 12 noon to attend
•be f-net-n! of our
vester A Watson
Into brother. Syl
Bring your car
RCRCELL. W M.
Dan(e K C hall
Shoe’ ’# Orehe*rrn
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