Cimarron Valley Clipper (Coyle, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 15, 1918 Page: 1 of 4
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Cimarron Valley Clipper
Vol. 18, No. 15
COYLE. OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, AUG 15, 1918
SID CLARK KILLED IN ACTION
Well Known Coyle Boy Falls on Western Front in
France Fighting tilorously lor the Old Flag
About 5 o’clock Tuesday evening a wire was received telling'
of the death iu actio i of Sid Clark of til’s city, sou of Mr. and
Mrs. C. F. Clark. It was the regular government message and
gave no details, stating only that he fell in action on July liOtb.
This is the tirst home hoy to fall m this great world war and the
family has the deepest symdathy of the entire community.
We realize the deep sorrow of the family, but they cannot help
but feel apride, as does everybody, in the boy who lias honored,
not only his family, but our little community, and state and na
tion as well. Sid was one of our tinest boys, and while there
are no details, we know he gave a good account of hfmselt Tho
we all grieve with the tatnily, we realize that this is war and
this brings it home to us and has a tendency to make us “see
Snug and Warm
on a Cold
Pure Seed Wheat
I will have about 100 bu. of
pure hard wheat for sale at
$2 “5 per bu. Will thresh this
week—first come tirst served.
J. G. ROARK.
To Register August 24.
The Local Board of Logan
County has been advised that
on Saturday, August 24th all
male citizens who have attained
the age of twety one since June
5, 1918 and prior to August 24,
1918 will be required to register
The registration will be con
ducted at the office of the Local
Board in Guthrie in the same
manner as ^that of June 5th,
1918. All who have reached
the above age since June 5th,
should make sure to remember
thejdate and be on hand prompt
ly for registration.
I y ■*
Soft, fleecy blankets, warm without weight, that bring
refreshing sleep on the coldest night in winter—such are
Card of Thanks
We wish to thank the many
friends and neighbors for tlieir
kinduess extended us during the
sickness and death of our baby
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Arnett
It has been decided to post
pone the revival indefinitely.
You will, however, all rejoice
in knowing of the results of the
meeting at Tellaro. We had
seven conversions and seven
were bapt sed and the same
number united with the church.
The Lord blessed us iu a grac-
Rev. L. M. Potts, the Dist.
Supt., will be present at Coyle
next Sunday night, Aug. 18, to
preach aud to hold the Fourth
Quarterly Conference. A lull
house is desiredaud especially
is it important lor all official
members and all others inter
ested in the welfare of the
church, for the next year, to be
there. The matter of having a
pracher for full time and who
that preacher shall be, etc.,
shall probably be discussed.
We are expecting a good dele-
gation over trom Tellaro so be
sure aud be present to welcome
Sincerely your pastor,
J. W. Lanharn.
Tha readers of this i n v <11 *
pleased to learn that tl I
oim drndid Gis.- 0 that
betn a le to euro in all It and
tfeu Is4 catarrh Catarrh bell reat
Influenced by constitutional condition»
require* ounBtiluti' nul tfcwtui’nt. rial, r,
Catarrh Mediclno is taken urn.tlly a;,
acts thru thd Blood < n this Mu u Bu •
f. or tho s> 1 1
the foundation of t! tilt- a: ., civil e u
patient rtrenrtii by I uildlru up thu < ;• i
stltutloi. and n. i. 'lnpr hmuiv In doi.iy * ;
work. The proprietors I v mw •
tOitt. iu ' '
Catarrh Medicine that tiny offer Om
Hundred Dollars for any i e that it faiM
to curu Send for li t of testimonials
From Our Soldier Boys
Camp Logan, Texas, 8-6-4918.
Will write you a few lines to
let you and the folks around
Coyle know I am still in exist-
ance, still pind some time to
write to the ojd home paper
once more, and quite a little
time at that. My Co. and five
others are still in detention aud
it I ever get out of detention it
will be a surprise to me about
the size of an elephant.
1 have not told you how we
pass the time aud will try to do'
so now. The tirst tiling we-j
stand reveille at 5:45 a. m.. then ^
get our chow and pull out iuVf
drill at 7; get our chow at noon
and put in the afternoon sol
dieriug; come in and stand re-
treat at 6 p. jin. then eat our
chovv again and [from then on
things vary greatly: some play
ball, some box and wrestle
some play soldier and put on
some tunny drills; some* have
some kind of music or whistle
with which ihey are successful
in making some kind of noise
while some jig to the so called
music. Another inay be ex
plaining to a flock
some |inistakes tlie Non-coms,
made during the day. Here and
there you can see one sitting
out in the cool of the evening
reading a letter over and over
again as if he were going to
read it till oil the black comes
off of the white. You walk up
to another group and hear one
telling whose fault it was he
happened in the awkward squad
today and how innocent lie,
himself, was—which, of course,
is always the case.
The Y. M. C. A. lias estab-
lished a branch in 1 vacant
mess hall near our street as a
special favor to us while we are
in detention and it is there that
I am writing this This is open
to write until 9:30 p tn. Those
who are not here writing pull
in at dark aud tell stories of all
kinds and sizes, descriptions
aud colors. When the ta toos
sounds all lights must be out
and all loud talk and noisy at
an end. There are always two
or more good talkers to one tent
and the conversation is then
carried on for some time in an
undertone. It usually happens
that the point of disagreement
is reached and the voices grow
louder and the listeners laugh
and chuckle with great interest
j and pleasure; the same thing
| happens all along the street;
soon it sounds from some dis-
Reg U S. Pat Off.
They have practically the warmth ol wool, with the
strength and the non-shrinking, moth proof virtues of
cotton. And all at the cost of cotton—about one fourth
what an equally warm all wool blanket would cost. In
generous sizes to fit all beds.
25 pair extra heavy 4
i-2^lb. woolnap double
blankets, large roomy
size 60x80. I hey come
in large plaids, strik-
ingly beautiful, t a n ,
blue and pinks, bound
v, ith fine gi*ograin rib-
bon. lock stiched, just
^5 pairs to sell at 57.95.
8ce window display.
^ Our new fall Silk Poplins are iu full j6 in. material, soil line lustre in ^
%) navy, prune, battleship gray, k.ahki’and black. You will surely want a w
S dress from these materials, the yard, $1.25. 0
1 Houghton Department Store Co, f
There are seven
as Oklahoma slim,
to describe them
in my tent
I will try
to you. A*
The only place anyone goes
trom here is across the pond.
When F. R S. 311 gets across'
the iu.r Will be over.
We went on a hike last Wed- j
you all know me it will not be nesday; it was raining and thei
necessary to give a description j mud wavs ankle deep but we|
of myself. One was sent to the, waded ulirougli it and finally
base hospital soon after we got baclfr to the barracks. V-e
came here aud I'll not attempt have beim out lour times since
to describe him. Ol the others itheu wiuh full packs, which are
I 3 are from New Orleans. They [heavy eraougb for a horse. Our
if rookies }are very good heartediold scouts ‘ packs arv not like the infantry
one being a shipman who has I pack but are the cavalry type
been on the water most ol the which air in two sections, one
among the pines, and more in
construction and more lots were
being laid oil for more bouses,
for more men to build more
ships to carry more food to feed
more soldiers to send more Huns
On one of the hikes 1 saw a
soldier spraying crude oil on
puddles of water to kill the
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time and can tell good fish stor-
ies that are Jreal, or at least
supposed to be. The other two
are machinists and can make
any kind of a car or truck run.
The fourth is a Cagen from off
the edge of a swamp somewhere
in Louisiana. . He is the jack of
all arguments. Not being able
to speak clear American, we,
have lots of fun out ot him.
He can make himself under-
stood on all subjects but knows
most about rice farming and
dipping cattle aud none of the
rest of us know anything about
that part of the game.
Well, so much for this time
aud no more or the editor may
get disgusted and print his opin
ion of me instead oi what 1 am
So I am yours resp ,
1st Co Rest Detach., 43rd Inf.
Gamp Logan, Houston. Texas.
of which hangs A11 eacli side iM
a horse and which can be laced
together to be parried on a
man’s back. The pack consists
of the ration bag, ufa'at can, a
divided can for pepper, salt and
coffee, a pair of sox, it pair of
ten pound shoes, a bla nket a
shelter half jand a raiti coat;
also a mess kit which ccJ.nsists
of an oval shaped pan about
6x9 and 1 inch deep, a plate
that tits into the top of tbe pan,
and a knife, fork, spoon and
cup. Besides all that we have
a cartridge belt and bayonette.
We take a ditierent route each
time so we get to see more of
the place. I11 one trip 1 saw
about every means of transpor-
tation that has ever been used.
First, there were packs on men's
backs, then 1 saw pack’s on
mules, then we passed some ne-
groes haulitigjlogs with oxcarts,
we saw teams and wagon?,
Fords and automobiles on the 1
road, While overhead the aero-
1 planes from the government avi-
ation school nearby hummed
and roared aud dived and soar-
' cd and looped the loop aud sjiir*
•aled. Allot these things we
saw within a few miles ot where
: lance away like a faraway
.grumbling storm, and then
koine* a non com. and we get young damsel. 1 understand
Gamp Hill, Va., Aug. 3, 1918.
Another week lias passed and '
we are still in IJ H , the reason |
we are here is because we are
still having measles. As long
as we have measles or any thing S
else we are S. O. L as far asiNeW Yorli’s mobt frai| t'^maoity
crossing the slimy deep is con->PendMt88um,nerH aod ,ts »"1*
cerned. • . ; lions.
‘l suppose that Ray is “over' Among other things I saw on
there” making love to some fair|0De of lhe lukFi were * * fe'Y
hundred house 1 the government
is building for homes for shjp-
A<5drs’l'ia by ail Druggist! §£” ™8dA ltl,c laSl bawUn* out of tlie d»T ttut he came to this camp and ’ Uuildets. T„ere were certainly j
after which quietuesa generally has not heeu heard from
since, some pretty houses sitting |
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6 p. in.’
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Those afflicted with long standing deep
seated diseases that have baffied the
the skill of the family physician should
not fail to call, for so great and wonder-
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former patients state it is hard to find
the dividing line between skill a'dd mir-
According to their system no more op-
erations for appendicitis, gall* stones,
goitre* tumors, piles, etc., as all eases ac-
cepted will be treated without operation
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among thf* first to earn the naftie of
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these dangerous diseases.
If your case is incurable they will give
you such advice as may relieve add stay
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A visit at this time may , help you. It
costs pothing. '• •
Married ladies must come with their
husbands and miuftrs with their parents.
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Wandell, Clarence F. Cimarron Valley Clipper (Coyle, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 15, 1918, newspaper, August 15, 1918; Coyle, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc913644/m1/1/: accessed December 11, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.