The Chandler Tribune (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 38, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 7, 1918 Page: 2 of 8
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| COUNTRY CORRESPONDENCE |
W. B. Karr and family spent Sun-
day with Mr. and Mrs.
R. D. Bohannan and wife took din-
ner Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Alec
Mabel and Rollie Morris and Alger
and I^aura Hollingsworth spent Sun-
clay evening with Marie and Jennett
Pooler and Ora and Wilburn Bailey.
Mr. Wimkenplex and family spent
Sunday with Mr. Scribner and family.
Mrs. Whisler, who has been in
Avery with her daughter, returned to
her home Sunday.
Frances Purcell spent Saturday
night and Sunday with Lora and Ber-
E. O. Blakley and family, Asa
Whisler and daughter, Emma, took
dinner Sunday with F. A. Blakley and
Mr. Jorms and family of Perkins,
spent Saturday and Sunday with
Charlie Foglesong and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Pat Phillips and
children took dinner Sunday with
Frank Bailey and family.
I^onard Clark, Jim Harvol, Ray-
mond Gonnan, J. S. Jenkins and Geo.
Goodwin have all been quite sick
with the “flu”, but all are improving
Freddie Turner returned to Still-
water Sunday to begin his school
work again, after a spell of sickness
With the "flu”.
Mrs. Eddie Givens, whose husband
is in France, is the mother of a bounc-
ing baby girl, which arrived Tuesday,
October 29. Both are getting along
Everyone is busy now getting their
hav and other feed put up before the
frost kills it.
Mrs. Edna Patterson returned to
her home near Sparks Tuesday after
a two week’s visit with her mother,
Mrs. C. I. Lillibridge.
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Brocaw and
Arvel Brocaw spent last week in
M. Z. Weestover and family motored
to Kendrick Sunday. .
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Bolen* and
daughter, Gladys, took Sunday dinner
at the W. P. Goble home.
Mrs. Nellie Brocaw and children
spent Sunday with Mrs. Minnie Kim-
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Miller visited
in Chandler Sunday.
Glenn Goble and Earl Bolen were
the guests of Millie and Tansy Palm-
J. L. Miller and son, Melvin, motor-
ed out to their farm Monday.
Mrs. Mina Moore is having a siege
of the “flu” this week.
L. D. Davenport and family spent
Sunday with Mrs. Davenport’s par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. John Westover.
Miss Bertha Srack of Chandler was
the guest of Blanche Miller Saturday
night and Sunday.
Joe Long and family and Frank
and Jesse Merrill spent Saturday
evening at the home of Ralph Haines.
Everyone who had the “flu” is re-
ported to be on the mend.
Mrs. Coombs and Dave are in
western Oklahoma, visiting her son,
Mrs. Arch Deming and Mrs.
Roberts called at the Guy Coombs
home Friday afternoon.
Mrs. and Mrs. Earnest Knorr spent
Sunday at the R. D. Rider home.
The stork paid a visit to this vicin-
ity last Wednesday evening and left
n fine boy at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Guy Coombs. Mother and son
are both doing well.
Vick Boxley is visiting his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Boxley.
Your correspondent has been on a
trip through eight different coun-
ties in Oklahoma recently, returning
home just after the heavy rains. Wo
found the roads almost impassable
in places but thanks to the Ford, it
got out of the mud holes it got into.
We found wheat just simply looking
fine—a perfect carpet of green and
a good acreage, stock looked good as
the wheat was ready for pasture in
most places. The other crops were
Mr. and Mrs. G. V. Clarke return-
ed Thursday from a six week’s visit
to their old home in Indiana.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Thomas of
Stillwater, are visiting the latter’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. It. Wakley.
Fred Wilson and wife of Carney,
spent Sunday at the homp of W. W.
Rennie Delphon is visiting at her
grandmother’s ip Chandler this week.
Etkl Dowser and family spent Sun-
day at the W. R. Wakley home.
W. L. Wilson was an afternoon
caller at G. V. Clarke’s Sunday.
May Abbott of Lone Star, called
at the W. L. Wilson home Wednes-
Fern Campbell was a Sunday visit-
or at the Vergil Clarke home.
R. M. Walke and family and Frank
Coyton and family were Sunday visit-
ors at the George Deaton home.
Mr .and Mrs. John Waller and
children spent Saturday night and
Sunday at the O. E. Goodman home.
W. L. Beard and family spent Sun-
day at the A. A. DeBoard home.
Bonnie Walker called on Mrs. Mary
Few around here are still suffer-
ing with the “flu”.
Mr, and Mrs. Earl Tislow are able
to be up again.
Cotton picking seems to be about
over in this part of the country.
conceived the idea of having doitors
and nurses caught in the act if in-
jecting influenza germs into the food
of men in the camp. To make this
more realistic they decided these men
or women should be “shot at sunrise.”
Then they spread their stories in the
hope of making people lose faith in
the government and its efforts. This
story was started in various sections
of the country and has been attribut-
ed to practically every camp in the
Added to this have been frequent
telephone calls from anonymous par-
ties to prominent Aed Cross people in
San Antonio and elsewhere alleging
that men in camps were without
cover, were without food, etc. These
workers, often in the middle of the
night, have hurried in cars to the
places mentioned and found that their
informant merely had been seeking
to cause trouble.
It will be recalled that last winter
when pneumonia broke out in the
camps of the country that frequent
rumors of a very similar nature were
circulated. These were found to be
false. Then it was charged ground
glass has been found in food of sold- Very widely distributed amongst mil-
lers at training camps. Again this .. - .. ...
Unless the necessity for disposing of
them is very great, every owner of a
Liberty Bond should hold fast to it.
Holding onto one's bonds means
that one has not only lent so much
money to his government but also
that he is not spending that money
for goods, labor and transportation
needed by the nation in the prosecu-
tion of the war and is thus leaving the
resources of the country more freely
at the disposal of the government as
well as giving it financial backing.
This is a double service.
Judging the future by the past, our
government bonds issued during this
war are going to rise greatly in value
with peace. In 1888, 4-per cent
United States bonds sold in the open
market as high as $180 and in 1901
brought over $199—that is $199 and
some cents for a $100. bond. That
the Liberty Bonds are going to rise
to well above par in value is some-
thing that the most conservative will
admit is well within the bounds of
The shrewd and unscrupulous, the
_ , _ . birds of prey in finance, realize the
Secretary Baker says that the wide j worth of Liberty Bonds and are going
distribution of the Liberty Bonds j ^ use every effort to secure them
amongst the mass of the American, from the hands of those owners who
people makes our Liberty Loans the j are ignorant of stock and investment
soundest national financing in his- values_ The favorit»? method will
Thursday, November 7, 1918>
stock for Liberty Bonds but to lend
their clients money to buy their stock
taking Liberty Bonds as security-—
This is camouflage, only a thinly dis-
guised method of securing Liberty
Bonds for worthless or near-worth-
Every holder of a Liberty Bond be-
fore he disposes of it, and especially
before he trades it for stocks or other
bonds, should consult a bank. Much
money will be thereby saved to the
owners of Liberty bonds and the
finances of the American people be
A PIANIST DISCOVERED.
t°.ry- JI 's ,n,*\<\0^ f°r every probably be offering stock of wild-
I.iberty Bond holder to be a creditor
of his or her government and it is a
good thing for the nation for its
obligations to be widely scattered
amongst its citizens and not congest-
ed into the hands of the rich. It is
a most hopeful thing for the United
States that the best investment in
’the world, the Liberty Bonds, are
proved false. Then the propagandist
switched his efforts to flying camps
and it was charged that engines had
been tampered with, that wires and
nuts on the wings had been loosened;
that goggles had been issued of such j £
nature as to make vision defective J £
and many aviators had been killed as i £
a result. !•!
Later came nation-wide charges; £
that Red Cross garments issued to j Y
the soldiers by the Red Cross were
being marketed generally at a price £
from fifty to seventy-five cents. This
was an effort to discourage Red Cross
knitters giving their time and money
and assistance to the government.
The government since has taken
charge of all knitted garments and
issues them as it does other clothing,
requiring a strict accounting. | £
Now, with the soldiers of the X
United States carrying the Stars and, £
Stripes through Germany’s “impregn- J
whip 1 in nrnnn crnnHistH nrp A
lions of its citizens.
cat companies of other speculative
ventures. Speculative is really too
conservative a word to apply to some
of these stocks, since t;o say that they
have a speculative value is flatter-
ing in the extreme; they have no value
at all, except in the hands of unscrup-
ulous people, who trade them for
money or Liberty Bonds to ignorant
Some of the get-rich-quick schemers
propose not to trade their gold brick
A pianist was wanted in the Y. M.
C. A. foyer or social center for muni-
tionettes in Lyons, France. No one
in the crowd of girls responded. Then
some one came forward. She was
dressed in men’s clothes, ^ as many of
the workers in the munition factories
are, and she walked and talked like
a man. But when her coarse laborer’s
hands touched the piano everyone in
the room stopped talking. She play-
ed with the fine appreciation and a
touch which many a pianist would
able lines”, Tthe propagandists are .j.
seeking to cause worry by circulation *•*
of reports of lax conditions in army !•!
camps. They have charged all man- £
ner of things which never have been *5*
proven. Parents, friends and rela-
tives of men in service have been the *
people attacked. Every effort has X
been made by the German sympathiz- £
ers to cause dissatisfaction at home,: £
to cause worry at home. Then letters
naturally would go forward to the £
men and weaken their morale. I X
The laters effort of the Germans in -j.
the United States has been directed v
toward parents of those whose loved X
ones are in camps. Fake letters have ❖
been sent consoling them in the loss £
of their sons, husbands or friends.
Investigation proves the parties al- \ £
leged to be dead, to be in good health *i*
but the German believes he created £
a germ of dissatisfaction. He be- | £
lieves he lessened the willingness of ( X
the people to stand behind their gov- | £
eminent. | X
Parents, wives, children of the men i *
in camps are warned to pay not at- j *}*
tention to the constant rumors that X
are circulated but which are never £
printed as authentic in responsible •£
newspapers. BEWARE OF THE -j.
Oct. 25, 1918.1 PEOPLE THAT TELL OF HOR- f
Bought for This Season of the Year
Camp Travis, Tex
German propagandists again are | RIBI.E
seeking to cause dissatisfaction and
of feed would lie ruined by a heavy
frost. We found acres of feed which
was ripe such as kafir, maize, cane,
which was being badly wasted by the
birds for some reason it had not ben
geathered but cotton was almost a
failure in a great many places in fact
Lincoln county has the best cotton
we saw on our trip.
We will pay a straight salary of
$96.00 per week for man or woman
with rig to introduce Eureka Egg
Produceh. Six months contract.
Eureka Mfg. Co., East St. Louis, 111.
Dee Statham, a former linotype
operator here, died at Oklahoma City
last Friday according to report of
the Oklahoma City Times.
homes in Texas and Oklahoma and
other sections of the country from
which men have gone forth to do their
part in the present war. Insiduous
and venomous as the plans have been
they have always been discovered in
time to prevent them being success-
Now comes the German and the
German sympathizer with stories
“from reliable people” as to the hor-
rible conditions which have been
found to exist in the hospitals and
military training camps of the coun-
try. According to these people the
men are given no attention, they are
allowed to die of cold ,or of hunger.
They have been given no medicine or
improper medical attention.
CAMPS OR ELSEWHERE AND *
CAN ONLY CHARGE IT TO
“SOMEONE TOLD ME.” WHEN
YOU HEAR SUCH RUMORS DO
NOT PASS THEM ON. BRAND
THEM AS FALSE AND HELP TO
BEAT THE GERMAN AT HIS OWN
GAME IN THE UNITED STATES,
JUST AS YOUS LOVED ONES IN
EUROPE ARE DEFEATING AND
BEATING HIM DOWN BY FORCE.
HOLD YOUR LIBERTY BONDS.
Next to the imperative duty of £
Amrican citizen to support the Lib- X
erty Loan is their duty to hold their
Liberty Bonds. It is not full service
to the country to purchase Liberty
Bonds and then throw them upon the
market, thus putting upon others the
Then some subtile German mind real burden of financing the war.
“A Receipt in Full
That is what you have for every bill
or account you pay by check. You don’t
even need to make a memorandum of the
payment. The bank keeps the account
YOUR CASH ALWAYS BALANCES
You have no trouble hunting up re-
ceipts and receipted bills. Just call on the
hank for your check, and you have the
This bank solicits your deposits, large
or small, and invites you to pay your bills
through it. It’s the SAFE way.
Right at the beginning of winter you will
find here reductions that ordinarily come
\ in January. We bought too heavy on knit
1 Goods, Sweaters, Blankets, Etc., expecting f
| an earlier winter.
The question naturally arises when
dollar article is advertised for 79c, is
really a dollar article, or worth seventy-
five or eighty cents ?
If you can depend upon the house being f
|| | truthful in advertising, cut prices will have
some weight with the public.
It is our policy to always state plain facts
The Union National Bank
I j i
Men’s Three Season’s
brand union suits; good
grade at $1.25 suit
The prices quoted here Knitted Headgear, all
are genuine reductions kngths and colors,
and irood merehandisp SSf J?^Mercerized,
20 per cent off on all
we still have some of
those guns to give
with each pair of shoes
or suit of clothes.
ciL LU <p±.OD.
8-ounce Cotton Duck
35c cts. yard
Men’s Duck Coats and
Boys’ Duck Coats re-
Men’s Corduroy Suits
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The Chandler Tribune (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 38, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 7, 1918, newspaper, November 7, 1918; Chandler, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc915616/m1/2/: accessed November 13, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.