The Chandler News-Publicist (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 11, Ed. 1 Friday, November 24, 1916 Page: 1 of 8
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f OFFICIAL PAPKE FOR UN-
COLN COUNTY AND CHAN-
DLER CITY — UP-TO-DATK
t JOB PRINTING.
The Chandler News-Publicist
UINCOI.M COUNTY’S BE8T.
l.AKGKflT AND MOST POPU-
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niAVDLl lt. LINCOLN < OUNT». OKLAHOMA. Iltll, \V MlYKMItKU JM. Itllfl.
WAS GREATEST MEETING
EVER HELD IN NATION
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\ i N ITON IN OKLAHOMA CITY
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—ATTKNU.WCK IIEYONl> ALL j
EXPECTATIONS--AM A III I I/O I8|
•TEXT MI l FING i I \« K.
Will wontl* rs ever reuse? If. live
V**vrs ago uny one should have made
tfce statement that in the year 1916
each great numbers of good roads
onthuKiaHtM would gather in Okla-
komu City that that city could not
handle, he would have been called an
44iot. Nevertheless that same thing
The Ozark Trails convention, held
«* Oklahoma City on Tuesday and
Wednesday of this week, will go
down In history us the greatest and
■most successful gathering of those
«hi> believe the future of our great
scale depends upon better roads and
highways, ever held in the entire
People came by hundreds and
(thousands. They came In automo-
biles and by train loads. By Mon
day noon Oklahoma City's hotels and
rooming houses were tilled to over-
drawing; by Tuesday morning a de-
mand had to be made upon citizens
to open their homes to accommodate
the many who came and were unable
to secure rooms at the hotels Thou-
sands drove in in automobiles and
the streets were crowded to the limits
with parked cars which the many
garages could not handle.
The parade, Monday afternoon, was
the greatest affair of the kind ever
^tilled off. There wus noi one, but
half a dozen parades. Tne great
indice foiTe of Oklahoma City was
•aable to cope with or handle the
eveut Once started it had to do
the best it could. So many were the
cars that it took hours for the pro-
cession to pass a given point—and
■every car was loaded with enthus-
iastic good roaders. Then there were
tbo bands, a round dozen of them
mid each playing its best and loud-
The first session of the convention
■was held Tuesday morning and the
•great auditorium, with a seating
capacity of six thousand, was filled
U> standing room. Never boforo was
there such a scene. Never before,
anywhere, any time, has there been
assembled in one city such a crowd
of good road boosters. And, best of
aJI, the great majority of these men
•were farmers and business men of
the small cities and towns.
For two hours, while the thou-
sands were being seated, half a dozen
bonds took turns In keeping the air
ailed with stirring music. Then the
meeting was called to order, and,
•when Col. W. H. (Coin) Harvey, the
man who first conceived the Ozark
Trails and who was responsible for
this immense meeting, was intro-
duced the crowd went wild. It was
a great ovation* to a great and do-
Colonel Harvey, anticipating the
magnitude of the crowd, to some ex-
■lent, had caused his speech to be
printed and copies were distributed
<to all. Therefore he dispensed with
a speech but introduced M. 1). Light-
loot of Missouri as chairman of the
•meeting. There were addressos of
•welcome by Mayor Overholser of Ok-
lahoma City, and Governor Bob Wil-
liams. These were responded to by
eloquent speakers from Missouri.
Kansas, Arkansas, New Mexico and
Texas; each state having a large dele-
Tuesday afternoon and night there;
were good roads talks by' men rec-
ognized the world over as authori-
tiM upon good roads construction.
These talks were educational and en- jug.
joyed immensely by all present.
On Wednesday the question of the
next meeting place came up for dis-
cussion; Jonesboro, Ark ; Amarillo.
Tex., and Tulsa, Okla., being con-
testants. Tulsa withdrew in favor of
Amarillo with an ^tdjourued meeting
to be held in May at Jonesboro.
Tulsa’s idea in withdrawing was that
•the holding of the next meeting in
Texas would enhance trails work fur-
With the selection of the next
meeting place settled the convention
soon adjourned. Before adjourn-
ment Senator R. L. Owen Lnd other
•men of national prominence, ad-
dressed the crowds.
Location Open CutII June.
The .final inspection and official lo-
cation of the trail will be made the
first of next June. At that time cer-
■taln of the officials and selected in-
spectors will traverse all the pro-
posed routes and. upon their report,
the official route will be designated.
In order to hold the present mark-
ed route through Lincoln county it
vril! be necessary that the entire dis-
tance be placed upon grade, with
south across the county, with con-
necting links from Meeker to Prague
and from Sparks to Davenport. How
ever, the cinching of the trail Is the
first to be considered and the farm
ors residing along the present desig-
nated route and the business men
and citizens of Stroud. Davenport
Chandler. Warwick and Wellston In-
tend to do th»»4r utmost along this
Lincoln county was especially well
represented at the trails convention.
Probably thirty cars went from
Stroud, (’handler and Wellston
Meeker sent fifteen and Prague was
also well represented. In addition
a great many went by train.
JACK LONDON, WHITER, DEAD.
Famous X utlior of Northland St or Ion
Mini at Senla lloait—111 Just
Santa RoHI <2*1 , Noi IS fad
London, -mi.- of Anu rica’a lx •> •
authors, died at his Cl n Ellen (Cal.)
ranch here at 7:4f» o’clock tonight,
a victim of uremic poisoning. Lon-
don was taken ill last night and was
found unconscious early today by u
sorvant who went to his room to
His condition at first alarmed his
sister, Mrs. Eliza Shepard, who sum-
moned physicians from this city, it
was at first believed that the author
was a victim of ptomaine poisoning,
but later it developed be was suffer-
ing from a severe form of uremia.
Hr. J Wilson Shields of San Fran
cisco, u close friend of the writer,
was summoned and decided that the
patient’s condition wait grave.
From the time London was found
this morning he did not regain con-
sciousness. About midday he seemed
to rally, but later suffered a relapse
and sank rapidly until the end came.
HI MIDSON HORDE It \\ \ NT MORE
ngton, Noi IS National
guardsmen on the border want more
reading and writing material, accord-
ing to a message General Arthur
Murray. United States army (retired)
former aetlng < hatrman of t be Red
Cross central committee, who now
is on a visit to the various army
camps. While much of the time of
the soldiers is occupied with drills
and other military duties, they are
necessarily experiencing many empty
hours of unemployment and at every
point in General Murray’s itinerary
there was a universal demand for
reading matter, writing material, and
games. Contributions of this nature
will be forwarded to the troops by
the Red Cross.
AT Till Ml l lloDlsi < Ml R( H.
I^ast Sunday was a great day at
the Methodist church. The pastor
preached on “Christian Stewardship”
and many were aroused to their
sense of responsibility and privilege.
The sermon at night on “The New
Birth" brought deep conviction on a
lot of people and the church was
crowded to its full capacity. Next
Sunday morning Rev* Morrison will
preach on “The Four Great Corner
Stones" and another evangelistic ser-
mon at night. Don’t come to the
Methodist church if you don’t want
to hear the truth.
Towards a better day.
The world is sure improvin’
No matter what they say.
The journey £rows distressin’
But there’s bound to he relief.
We’ll have our share of blessin’
As we’ve had our sharre of ^rief.
Toward a kindlier li^ht.
A’strivin’ an’ a hopin’
An’ a tryin’ to go right.
Somehow we’ll be contrivin’
To reach the day of rest
If each keeps on a strivin’ •
An’ a doin’ of his best.
• —Washington Star
• * • *
If there were a royal road In farm-
ing it would be an easy way to go.
If it were possible to do a certain
way, at a certain time, in a certain
manner under all conditions, the "ad-
visers” would not meet with so many
difficulties. They could call a man
down when he failed to make good
with the advice given. #
But there is no royal road in farm-
Thcre are many factors over
which farmers have no control.
I While the personal factor with farm-
ers is always important, others, such
as the weather, markets, insects, dis-
eases and other misfortunes, must be
Every farm is a problem for the
manager. It has problems that are
peculiar, that require special plan-
ning. special work, perhaps, that
would not be required on adjoining
farms. For this reason, every man-
ager must study his own farm and
become familiar with its problems.
In doing this, he will see the op-
portunities for making the farm
profitable and for building a home
while it is farmed.
This does not mean that one is to
confine his study and attention to
his own farm. A progressive man-
ager will make use of every possible
source of information that will help
him solve the problems on his own
farm. The solutions others have
found may help him solve his own.
Perhaps a solution to some difficult
problem on his neighbor’s farm, with
some modifications, may be applica-
ble to his farm. The experience of
concrete culverts and steel bridges ( neighbor may save him years of
• here needed. This means, of course, toil an(j perhaps many failures,
an immense amount of work and a There may be principles involved in
considerable outlay of cash. . what his neighbors are doing that
ai the meeting of <!•■!• atfrom
with slight modifications will apply
on any farm. That is why other
titroud. Chandler and Wellston held
sources of information must !»*• made
Friday night, this proposition wa.s)U3e Qf jn managing the farm
forseen and discussed. It is the con-
It’s a great big prosperous fall we
are enjoying. Money is plentiful.
There is hardly a town in the whole
southwest but reports that the hank
deposits are f£fr beyond anything
they were before—many of them
double. Merchants are telling of un-
precedented business, and whole-
salers and jobbers are complaining
of inability to get goods to fill the
♦ernsus of opinion that it will be un-
ticssary to attempt to float a bond
Issue, but, that, instead, sufficient do-
nations of work and money can be
•©cured to add to available town-
ship and county funds to make the
Neither is it intended that the
Diark Trail, alone, be improved; but
* road be placed on grade north and
crowding orders of customers grow-
ing more und more insistent.
Much of the prosperity was ab-
sorbed earlier in the season by debts
of longer or shorter standing, but
such debts for the most pari have all
been paid for weeks. And still there
is a big surplus of money left, with
much cotton and other stuff yet to
sell. The average man of the south-
west is not bothering about where he
is to get money to meet necessary
obligations; his concern, rather,
seems to be what to do with the sur-
plus he has beeu unaccustomed to
having to dispose of.
What ah opportunity it is, such
as cornea only occasionally in one’s
lifetime. To be expecting no more
than usual— and that little enough
and to have laid one’s plans accord-
ingly, and almost without warning
to have dumped into one’s lap plenty
to satisfy every contemplated need
and in addition an unheard-of sur-
plus. How long we have wanted to
build a new barn, or even a shed.
To get a windmill and pump, a gaso-
line engine, a new mower, a binder,
a plow of some sort How the house
has needed painnng, new screens,
new paper, a new floor to the porch,
a new fire-place. The rugs are
worn or we have had none. The
furniture Is old und scratched and
scant. There are few books in the
home—few papers and magazines.
The old kitchen stove has u door
broken off and the fire-box is burnt
out. The kitchen utensils are worn
out and scarce and when one is in
use the good housewife has need of
it a dozen times for something else.
But what’s the use of going on
enumerating the wants about the
place—we couldn’t name them all
We’ve needed them so long, or we’ve
been promising them for years. The
big question is. shall we get them-
now that we can?
A few months from now our pros-
perity may have dissolved—squan-
dered. Myriad temptations to spend
It on that we need least or not at
all assail us on every hand. Or this
marvelous prosperity may be made
permanent by wise investment in that
which will make work easier and
more efficient and life more worth
* » « » •
OF GIVING \ PARTY.
We had Just finished
grinding our editorial
■cl hoi s, oiling the cash
register and loading
the shotgun for delin-
quent subscribers when
• land all—that they will not put In the
* | time at progressive euchre, discus-
• | sing split dress skirts or telling each
* other how to make spit curls or dance
the tango. They’ll hi>vc. a lot or
kniitiug and sewing to do. Sarah
Jftue will havcj them carding, spin-
ning ttax, making candles, darning
socks, etc. She Is thinking of get-
ting Mrs. Ward. Mrs. Buck and a few
other friends to take part in contests
on making muslin galluses, night
I’nr 1« h raprt* ap,,I‘J blltter- mustard plaster
»»<« » lot °f Ofhor things Sl.« will
A HAND FOR (’HANDLER.
The News-Publicist is in receipt of
a letter from M Mat. I* Vail, direc-
tor of the Lahoma Concert Band, to
the effect that Professor La Vail will
be in Chandler some time during
December for the purpose of organ-
izing a first-class band.
Professor LaV’ail has been very
■uc<essfnl in this line <>: worl
has organized many bands in this
state. It is to be hoped that every
young man, or boy. interested in
belonging to euch an >rsaniz •. m
will arrange to meet the professor
when he visits Chandler.
Those desiring to join the organ-
ization should communicate with the
editor of the News-Publicist at once,
that their names may be enrolled,
it Is deslrtd that a band ol it J ast
twenty pieces be perfected. All mem-
bers of the old boys band and others
interested please notify' the News-
Mrs. N. D. Nutter expects to leave
the-first of the week for Guthrie,
where she will reside with her moth-
editorial sanctum with
a cheery “good morn-
ing” and a smile as
broad as a successful
— - candidate for consta-
ble. We supposed he had a now sub-
scriber for the News-PubliciHt. or
was going to tell us where we could
tree a good big advertisement. Wo
hadn’t read the old man’s mind very
well, for after carefully examining
our new automatic Westinghouse-
Kdison poetry machine, he said:
“Well. Sarah Jane and I have de-
cided that Just us soon us she gets
the fall house cleaning done, we will
give a regular old-time party for the
older citizens of Chandler and Lin-
coln county. Suppose you want an
Item about it?”
"We’re always glad to get the
nows. When do you expect to give
‘No date fixed.”
What can the News-Publicist say
“Say what you please. The party
will be made up exclusively of the
older set, and old-time amusements
will be provided for men and women.
W’e will have wrestling matches be-
tween Mayor Lockwood, Al. Mc-
Laughlin, Bob Matheyer, R»*n Egbert
and others, a few running races in
which J. B. Charles and Uncle Mike
Lynch and some others w ill take part
Prizes will be given for the best
jumper, and the man who can lift
the most. John Leake used to be
able to jump farther than any of the
other boys, but I don’t know how it
will be now. At one time David Tay-
lor could lift a barrel of salt by the
chimes, but years and rheumatism
sometimes get the best of us. Cap-
tain Beasler, Daddy Campbell, Col
Patrick and Frank Graff will enjoy
pitching horseshoes, hopping and
throwing at a mark. We may have
wood-chopping and rail-splitting con-
tests, but I’ll see that the News-Pub-
licist gets the complete program be-
fore the affair comes off. While not
engaged in the sports, we men will
just lounge around, chew plug to-
bacco, smoko pipes and—" *
“And drink cider," put in Rev.
Hendrickson, who had called to pay
his respects to our exchange table.
“Not on your granny’s tombstone.”
said Icicle Zeke. “This party will
not be composed of idiots or people ling Lnv
who have no respect for themselves j ent, teach
or others. We’ll have a plenty of get along
butter milk, coffee an 1 store tea to [above all
out her help. Brothers and sisters
grow up, the family conditions an
sopicwhal improved, the younger
children go to school because they
can bo “spared." Parents do not
perhaps, realize the (injustice done
this older daughter, but it Is a rank
Injustice. She never has the aauie
opportunities nor the same pleasures
the younger children have and when
such ail unkind distinction is shown
as in her life, we wonder she can
I have affi’rtion or respect for her par-
ents If any child should he shown
greater kindness than another. It
should be the older sister in a fam
lly wherein a good daughter has done
her duty to parents und younger sis
ters and brothers These should be
taught to look up to her and respect
In the Sewing Room.
There is nothing that will prove of
greater service in furnishing a sew-
ing room than a work box This can
easily be made at home at a trifling
cost. All that is nocensary Is a falr-
sizeff box with cover, for which you
will need to purchase hinges, a clasp,
and two handh*.
(’over the box on the outside with
cretonne of a design that will hur
monizo with, the hangings of your
room. Line the box with sateen
matching the predominating color in
your cretonne. After lining, make
different-sized pockets of the sateen
and tack onto the inside of your box,
also on the cover, with brass-headed
In the pockets keep all trimming
and other sewing accessories. This
leaves the box free for new material
und fpr unfinished work
If. however, you do not care to go
to the trouble of making the box.
try making a work table. Any fair-
sized table will answer, hut, for $.1
a large-sized klchen table, sufficient-
ly tall and with a top large enough
for cutting, can be purchased that
will be unsurpassed for the sewing
After selecting your table, make
bags of varying sizes out of either
denim or cretonne, letting the back
of each hag he two inches longer
than the front, to give you the need-
ed material to tack to the ends and
the hack of your table.
Close etch hag with hall and sock-
et fasteners to keep your work from
A table is equal to a work box In
protecting your work, und keeping all
of your paraphernalia within easy
TEACHERS HAVE GOOD MEETING.
give several nice bunches of sage, red
peppers, goose grease, etc., to those
who win prizes at the party. You
can rest assured it will be one of the
biggest social affairs ever—”
Here several of our patrons enter- rieiI1
ed the office and began throwing I Dr. j
money and bouquets at us so vigor-
ously that w« didn’t get all of Uncle
The first session of the Teachers’
association was hold in Chandler last
Saturday. November 18, which proved
to he one of the most successful
meetings that has ever been held in
Lincoln county. Thors was 186
teachers present besides n number
of other people that visited the meet-
ing. County Superintendent Bass se-
cured Home of the best talent in the
state for the meeting, among them
were Dr. McMurtry, dean of the
Henry Kendall college, Tulsa, und
H Bowers, dean of the A und
drink—that’s all, unlr.-s Sarah Jane
decides to make sas ifras t«-a Us
older chaps, Eli Bridge especially will
enjoy telling how we used to swing
the cradle in tlie harvest field, flail
wheat in the old barn, trade ’coon
wkjns for tin lanterns diout squirrels
by t he sled I
"How about the ladies?” asked
Bill McIntyre, who had called to de-
liver an express package.
“You can bet the entire Wells
Fargo Express company—messengers
The Hack ward Child.
When we speak of backward chil-
dren we don’t necessarily mean half-
wits, but we mean those children
who are slow to catch on, and who
are not’as quick in learning things as
their companions. Many of the city
schools are watching this great need
and have prepared for it by locating I
special schools, with special teachers,
in various sections of the city.
It is better to try to give special I
aid to the backward boy or girl in (
the borne than it is to have the teacn-
er finish them by forcing them ahead
in their classes, too much of this
is being done in our graded schools.
Sir Isaac Newton, the great physicist,
and discoverer of our laws of gravi-
tation, was himself a dull, backward
boy in school. Other of our great
men and women were poor students
in their earlier years, and had to
struggle to keep abreast with their
classes. They did not give up. They
did not fall and finally drop out al
together. Their parents spurred
them on, patient teachers took them
in charge and explained • more fully
and carefully their tasks and by per-
severance they won.
It isn’t a disgrace to have a back-
ward child for your own. Rather, it
is a privilege, if you help It to grasp
life’s lessons and learn life more
fully If you happen to have a child
that is slow to learn you know it and
should go to Its teacher and explain
the situation fully, tell her how
much you are doing to try to advance
the child and she will then know-
how to co-operate properly with you,
otherwise, you are both working at a
great disadvantage in not knowing j
how much and what the other is do-
th*: backward child—par-
r—don’t let him go, and
any way possible, and ' Harold Or
remember to be patient the offir
M. colleg* . Stillwater Among the
local talent that gave addresses at
the meeting were Rev. David Thomas
of the Presbyterian church, and Dr.
A. M. Marshall, county superinten-
dent of health There was a number
of talks from the different city su-
perintendents and other teachers
from over the county All in all, the
teachers received a great deal of
practical knowledge that will benefit
them in their school work in the dif-
VL E. ( in ID II IN\()l M’EMENT.
Sunday school at 9;45 a. ni.
Preaching at 11 o’clock.
( Ians meeting at 12 o’clock
Evangelistic services at 7:30 p. m.
Everybody is invited to these serv-
C. A MORRISON, Pastor.
PRESBYTERIAN ( III KCH.
Sunday school at 10 a. m.
Morning service at 11 a. m. Sub-
Christian Endeavor at 7 p. rn.
Evening service at 7:30 p. ra.
NI MBEIl II
ADAMSON LAW IS N. G.
DECLARES JUDGE HOOK
IS I NTONKTITIITIONAL—IIAI) DK-
CISION BEEN III \DI RKI> ONE
MI EK BEFORE THE ELECTION
111 (HIES WORLD ll\YE REEK
ELECTED PRESIDENT — (ASK
NOW GOES TO THE SI PKKME
GDI IIT OF THE U. S.
Evidently the secret is out at last,
too late, however to effect the presi-
dential election Though republican
speakers and the republican press
throughout the land asserted that tho
Adamson law was merely a catch
vote scheme of the democratic na-
tional committee, none would believe
It. It answered Its purpose. It
elected Woodrow Wilson. Having
accomplished Its purpose the railroad
conductors, and others benefited,-may
This week a test case of the law
came on for hearing In the United
States district court at Kansas City,
Judge William (’. Hook presiding
And. so confident was Judge Hook
that tho law would not stand that
he declared It unconstitutional with-
out leaving the bench.
In mentioning the decision a Kan
sas City paper says:
lit rendering his decision Judge
Hook took notice of the fact that the
government's motion which precipi-
tated action today In the Injunction
proceedings brought by the M.O &
By., was filed only yesterday and
that a decision was desired today
While declaring it “far from agree-
able" for a Judge to render a decision
without the deliberation necessary
for a decision which he would stand
to “In every circumstance” the Judge
In order to ex-pedtte tho case entered
a decree for the plnintifT railroad.”
CH ANDLER TO IIAVI' RE XL FOOT
HALL G XME TH XN RSGIX ING.
On Thanksgiving day the second
team from Central State Normal
school will play the Chandler high
school hero on tho local gridiron
These two teams have played one
game this year ut Edmond and the
score was a tie. The Edmond team
Is slightly heavier than the local boys
hut they do not have tho fighting
spirit nor the punch that it takes to
put the hull over. Most of the game
sit Edmond was a see-saw affair with
honors about equal except for punt-
ing where the locals were out-
This game will be played on the
range beginning at 2:30 o’clock
The admission fee will be 25 cents
to all. One of the largest crowds
that has ever seen a game here will
be present as interest is high.
(’handler has an undefeated team
this year and if this game can be
won this year’s team will go down as
the best team ever produced by the
To Citizens of Chandler:
Since we published our article ap
pealing to the dealers and citizens of
this city to aid in stamping out the
cigarette evil among the boys of the
town we have noticed a marked de-
crease in smoking. Some of the chll
dren are still getting the “makings'
however and a close watch should
be kept to find where they get them
We are glad that several people
have assisted in reporting smokers
If you see a boy smoking please re
port this to Mr. Speaknmn. We can
clean the matter up and keep it
cleaned up. It is everyone's business
to look after this master. Of course
some parents are not doing what
they should to assist us hut their
j children must be protected just th«-
| We thank you- for what you have
done to help but ask that you eon
I tinue to report cases.
Very truly yours,
CLEN E. TOPE.
The Clapp building is being fitted
"h° at: I"" J^a,MgT"chooi°bun,nnhKe r'
The Older Sis|«*r.
. Tie :• is toy often injustice done
to tho elder sister. They usually
.stand “shoulder to shoulder” with
mother, lending their help as soon
as they are able to run a little er-
rand. watch tho baby or brush about
with the broom. As the babies fol-
low, hor duties grow more numerous
>P bilities heaili r. until
mother thinks she cannot do with-
tended the Ozark Trails convention
In Oklahoma City. Monday, Tuesday
and Wednesday of this week, we
note: K. L. Conklin. F. B Hoyt.
Earl Shotwell, J A McLaughlin, O.
F. Hayes, liarve Cannon, J. H. Ixmk
wood, Tom Ward, Geo. G. Boggs, (>h-
car Bridge. Wm. Swartz, J. 11. Ho-
ward and family. O. W Bass, R. p.
Roope. A. E Ross, T. S. Ross. L. B.
Nichols, J (’ Pringey, Geo. E. Ar-
nold, H. W. Steer, Leonard Bridge,
John Gilmore, Press Wilson, Robert
Rittenhouse, Dr \V. G. BUrbce, F. A.
Blsbee, Clyde Crane, Ross Crane, O.
C, Armstrong, K Jacobs, n. <; Stott
mund. Bruce Webster, Geo. Berry,
Frank B. Hayes, T. H. Harris, A. C.
Kehiebner, Henry Seadore, Henry
Heilman and many others. The
Fallis and Wellston also had good
en succeeded in passing
at the Chillicothe busi-
f Chillicothe. Mo., Wed-
old will now enter the
department and in the
month will have his
will make a very nice school room
Mr. Scott, teacher in the eighth
grade, has been out with the mumps
for two weeks. He said he had the
mumps once he thought but now he
is sure he has had them.
The pictures of the entire school
have been taken this week.
It was found necessary to form
three sections of the freshmen Latin
class instead of two. These classes
have beeu too large all year and this
course was taken to aid the pupils.
will be ready
ness college e
course of a n
course completed and
It is reported that two more oil
well locations were made this week
south of Stroud, near the Sac and
Fox Agency. It is also reported that
other locations are soon to be made
in the county.
To the many voters of Lincoln
county who gave me their support
at the polls November 7, thereby in
surlng my reelection as county asses-
sor by a handsome majority, I desire
to extend my sincere fhanks. It is
most gratifying to a public official
to have his record endorsed by tho
people whom ho serves. During the
campaign my slogan was “A Square
Deal To All” and this promise 1 mean
fo fulfill to the very best of my abil-
Once more thanking you, one and
all, I remain,
Yours to command.
Miss Zola Scheaffer, who is one of
the instructors in music at a Wich-
ta Falls, Texas, college, came homo
the first of the week to remain until
after Thanksgiving with her parents.
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Nichols, L. B. The Chandler News-Publicist (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 11, Ed. 1 Friday, November 24, 1916, newspaper, November 24, 1916; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc912320/m1/1/: accessed January 22, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.