The Shawnee Daily News-Herald (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 157, Ed. 1 Friday, March 13, 1914 Page: 12 of 12
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THE SHAWNEE DAILY NEWS-HERALD
THE HERR|CK SYSTEM OF DRY
Insures A Dry Sanitary Storage Compartment
The air circulation and the insu-
lating of a refrigerator are the two
factors which most determine ith
EFFICIENCY. In each of the points
llic III ltl(H k has repeatedly won
recognition of superiority by receiv-
ing the highest awards at expositions
and, most valuable of all. by proof
in actual comparative tests with
In point of air circulation especi-
ally does the II Kit HICK rank sir
preme. t'pon this essential rests
most of the distinction won and
maintained by the IIKKKICK since its
FlKST Introduction to the public
more than twenty years aj?o.
There are plenty of prett} refrig-
erators with handsome boxes and
bright enameled and nickeled in-
teriors, but there |h only oil' refrig-
erator with a PERFECT AIR CIR-
HKItltH'k. Refrigerator authori
HI.IUtM K has lie correct air eli
is 'ho protected and based upon
CAN NOT be duplicated. It Ih the
ture itself is simple. In fact, the
HI-iKKICK in based on fundamentHl,
perpendicular partition through the
an opening running the entire
and bottom. The cold air, drop-
cod in the upper corner of the re-
aheud of it through the gap in
en it rises to the top on the other
Ion gap at the top and over the
Is, thus making a complete circuit,
cold air driving tin- slightly warm
, ,uii\ laden with the odor of the
villi li It passes, reaches the lee,
1 the ice <ihsorbs the odors, which
hrough the drain pipe.
"or Talk No. 2. and remember you
•up as an Inferior one, and on
(TLATION, and that one is t
ties unite in the opiuion that th
culatlon system, and this syst
such scientific priciples that 1
height of simplicity, just as n
air circulation system of the
The IIKKKICk has a solid
center of the refrigerator, wit
depth of the partition at to
ping from the ice, which is pi
frigerator, forces the warm ai
the partition at the bottom; t
side, passing through the part
ice. where becoming cold, it f
% This is kept up constantly, th
air before it. When thd war
ft od in the chambers through
the condensation takes place, a
are carried off In drippings
This is Talk No. 1; watch
can buy a HFKKII K just as c
terms to suit your convenience.
The Boston Grocery
.Is going to try and m >lte it wortS vour while to trade here
SATURDAY. MONDAY and TUESD\Y, i, fact we
would like to Kave you make thi vour trading place all the
while. Read the ad below and think it over.
pounds sugar with $4
worth of other groceries
(foetl not included) $
Colorado potatoes. nice
Mnooth quality, peck
Compound lard. lb.
Pure hog lard, lb
Nice breakfast bacon, lb.
Big sack flour, guaranteed.
Big sack meal
Pure honey, a product of tin
bees, 1 pound
- pounds same
Swift's Premium hams just
try one and you will order
again, per pound
Swift's Premium bacon, sliced
thick or thin, per pound
n cans good corn
'• cans good pumpkin
cans good hominy...
>'• cans good peas
Ciood kraut, can
Can good chili
Ground chill popper, lb. .
Hulk black pepper, lb...
Bulk cocoanut. lb
Quart jar pure fruit pre-
Quurt jar olives
Mutches, .1 boxes for
Nice large fat mackerel, 3 for
Pure buckwheat flour, 4 lbs
Rolled oats In buk, 6 lbs....
Steel cut oats in bulk, t> lbs
6 cans milk for. ..
Large size wash tub
.Medium size wash tub
Small size wash tub
Brass wash board... ...
Large zinc water bucket.
Wash boiler, copper bottom
and copper extends about 2
inches up the side
7 burs soap with $1!' order.
Faultless starch, 3 packages
Clothe* pins. 6 dozerl- for. ..
Bulk starch. nice clean
lump. 1 pounds for
3 rolls toilet paper
Full cream cheese, lb
More than 2<K> families ar • using our Savoy coffee. You know
that means fresh coffee all the time. Why don't you try a can?
; One pound tins for 40 cents. Another thing, we are certainly
' headquarters for butter and eggs. We ship out butter and eggs
( every da* or two. keeping our stock always fresh. I^et us put
• >on on our list for one, two or three pounds of butter each week.
! We will deliver it to you fre<h and sweet
| Now, those gallon goods our sales Increase dully on this kind
! of canned goods. If it's more than you can use at once, so much
the better. Just empty into a jar, crock or fruit Jar and use as
1 you need It.
Grllon raspberries $
Callou loganberries, best
l erry that grows
(•ntton pineapple, pure fruit,
absolutely canned iu its own
allon rhubarb, fine for pies
Salon cherries, full pack nnd
.65 Our vegetables consist of fresh
.f>5 toniptoes. lettuce, celery, new
cabbage, new potatoes, mustard
.75 greens, spinach, young onions,
radishes, carrots, beets, etc. Get
to the phone early.
.55 Bulk macaroni. 6 lbs 25
.35 2 packages spaghetti r.. .15
Gallon pail whitehouse syrup .45
.85 Gallon pail red syrup 45
We Delive- Anything Anywhere In Reason. Our phones arc
fasy to remember; please use tSem, just plain old I I or 12 will
Boston Grocery Co.
TO THE VOTERS AND TAXPVY-
I KHS OF TIIE SIXTH WARD OF
! THE CITY OF SHAWNEE.
Gentlemen: I noticed In the an-
i (uncement of Dr. J. M. Byrum fo-
re-election as a member of the board
of education from the Sixth ward,
among other reasons given by him
why the voters and taxpayers ought
to vote for him in the primary elec-
tion was the record he had made
i during the time he has been a mem-
. ber of the board, and he also in-
vited an investigation of his acts
as such member.
■ As 1 was his opponent and also
;i taxpayer in said ward and cltj
and deeming it material, on Marc!
1914, I addressed to JJr. Byrum
a letter which was delivered to him
' in person and read as follows:
"March 9, 1914
Or. .1. M. Byrum, Secretary Board
of Education, Shawnee, Okla.
"Dear Sir: Please send me by
registered mail copies of all bids or
price of school sites offered for sal
to the board of education In Ward
in the town of Shawnee in the year
1911, marking on the one accepted
by the board the words, 'Accepted
by the board.'
"I am asking this for my infor-
mation as well as for tin- citizens
oi Shawnee. 1 shall expect this b>
an early mail, not later than
Wednesday, tin- 11th. of this week.
A register fee of 12 cents, including
postage, is herewith enclosed for
reply Yours very truly,
"J. L. MOORE."
Up to this hour Dr. Byrum has
not seen fit to send me the informa-
tion requested and I therefore made
as accurate an inquiry concerning
this property purchased In our ward
by Dr. Byrum and the school board
as possible, and submit it herewith
to you for your consideration.
The property purchased consisted
of fourteen lots on North Market
street, for which the board of edu-^
cation paid $2800. Within about
sixty days prior to that date these
I lots were traded off by the former
I owner to the mun who sold them to
the board of education, for $700, or
J2 a foot. That board of education
paid 'a foot.
At me time this deal was made
there \\;ts on file , with the bourd of
j e<t mi a bid for a good, level
• site on Park street, one block west
of the she they purchased, for $4
a fool. I submit to the voters and
taxpayers of the ward that good
I business judgment was not used
when $8 a foot was paid by the
, board of education for property of
less value than that which they were
offered for $4 a foot.
It does not seem possible that
within sixty days this particular
piece of property could advance
from $2 a foot to $8 a foot, yet from
the facts and records it appears
that Dr. Byrum. as a member of
the board, thought such an advance
in value was had, or surely he would
not have assented to this purchase.
We all know that no such advance
took place, and the interests of the
taxpayers certainly were not well
guarded when this purchase was
If I am elected a member of the
board of education I promise you
that no other sites will be bought
and that no other financial transac-
tions of this kind will be permitted
to go through, even if it has to bo
stopped by some proceeding other
than my vote and protest before the
1 respectfully- submit the above
facts concerning the purchase of this
site and ask that the same be care
fully considered and investigated be-
fore you vote. 1 am, yours very re-
t nect fully.
Adv. J. L. MOORE.
W. H. Pope and Miss Mary Wat-
son of Newalla were unlttyl In mar-
riage the other day at Tecumseh.
They have many friends in that
neighborhood who wish them a long
and happy married life.
The county surveyor was here
Thursday, doing some surveying for
Ewers White, J. T. Michael and
others, southwest of town.
The citizens of McLoud were out
Wednesday night gazing at the moon,
which was in a partial eclipse. Ac-
cording to the highbrows who claim
to know the why and the wherefore
of such things, the moon entered the
earth's shadow at 8:45 and leisurely
Journeyed across, completing the
distance by midnight, after which It
continued to shine in its old time
FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 13, 1914
ADOPTION OF A RURAL CREDIT
SYSTEM SHOULD BE DELAYED,
THINKS MR. HOUSTON.
DIFFERS WITH PRESIDENT
Kim trees have been set on the
court house square at Tecumseh this
week. Trees have been set out on
the square several times before, but
through lack of cgre thej have al-
Secretary of Agriculture Has Been Di-
recting Search for Information
Along a Dozen Lines—Ad-
vice of Daniels.
By GEORGE CLINTON.
Washington.-—The senate of the
United States has iu its keeping a bill
Introduced by Senator Fletcher of
Florida which la intended to give
linancial relief to farming communi-
ties The same bill has been intro-
duced in the house by Representative
Moss of Indiana. The measure, it Is
said, h;.s the bucking of the adminis-
Set retary of Agriculture Houston, it
is said, is of a mind to try to induce
the president to ask congress to post-
pone action on rural credits for some
little time. If rural credits are taken
up this year congress may i.« well
;ay "goodby" to a June adjournment.
The secretary of agriculture, who is
6Upj>osed to know much more than the
president about rural conditions, is
said to desire that the farmers shall
b * given time to acquaint themselves
with certain things before the new
financial scheme Is put into operation.
For some months the .secretary has
been directing the work of investiga-
tion In the field of high prices for
things necessary to life. It is said
he believes the farms can be made to
produce three or four times as much
a* they are producing now, although
it is understood some of the men who
have been looking into the matter for
him think a doubling up of product-
iveness is about us much as can be
The department of agriculture Is
seeking information along a dozen dif-
ferent "farmer lines." It is looking
into matters of Co operative societies
and or oth*r things upqp which a per
feet understanding, it is held. ehoulUT
be had before any kind of banking
arrangements are made intended ape
cifically to benefit the agriculturists.
In the natural order of things the ru
ral credit legislation should have fol-
lowed currency legislation
Daniels, Too, Hm View*.
While the president wants congress
to consider one thing at a time, the
limitation Ib enforced only to the
point of controlling legislation which
is Up for passage Members of both
houses of congress already are at
work on the rujjal credit matter. Sec
retary Daniels, although he is sup-
posed to confine his field of action to
the oceans and the ships, has beeu
giving advice on his own account in
the matter of rural credits. It was
Mr. Daniels' idea that as soon as the
currency bill was passed ready money
would be In the farmers' sight. It
wus evident from the speech which he
made in the west not long ago that
he expected trust control to follow
farmers* credit legislation.
Secretary Daniels has been drawing
fine pictures of what rural credit leg-
islation is going to do for the farm
era. Secretary Houston, whose right
it is to direct in such matters, it is
said, does not believe the farmer is
yet ready to^take advautage fully and
intelligently 'of the legislation which
it is intended to enact in his behalf.
It makes little difference, however,
what cabinet officers' views are on
the subject, it is a fact that other
congressmen than those whose bills
are iu already are preparing farmer
Several Systems Studied.
There are just as many views on ru-
ral credit legislation as there were on
currency legislation. The t*o things
are more than first cousins. A com-
mission went abroad to study a
scheme for giving the farmers what
may be called ready money relief;
Mr. Houston has had investigators iu
the home lields ana a sub-committe of
the banking and currency committee
has been looking about for facts
When the American congressional
commission was iu Kurope digging
into the rural credit subject it studied
several systems. There is a co-opera-
tive plan which has its adherents.
Through the farmers' co-operative so-
cieties based upon a plan which has
beeu outlined In congress the indi-
vidual membefs could burrow money
through the organization to which
they belong. Some members of con-
gress sav that a system of this kind
would run the danger of falling into
the hands of "Wall street financiers."
One of the plans suggested is that
the government itself shall accept the
farmers' mortgages and on this aecur
Ity issue bonds "the proceeds from the
sale of which could be furnished to
the mortgage givers at a maximum
interest rate of 4*4 per cent.''
Members of cougress are confused
over this farmer credit system and
so presumably are most of the lay-
men of the land. Secretary Houston,
it is said, knows the general lack of
understanding of the whole thing and
the sharp differences of opinion where
there is some real knowledge on the
subject. It la pretty well known that
he wants the legislation on the sub-
ject postponed, and It Is more than
suspected In Washington that he may
enter quiet objection to the president's
plan to ask congress to legislate In
the matter as soon as ths trust bills
are out of the way.
First Sale of
I he Mammoth Millinery Department
offers a lot of Beautiful Trimmed Hats,
including the entire sample line of a
large house, on sale Saturday at,
Garments on Display
Our big Main Blrect window will
be used for a display Saturday of
garments that may be bad at oopu-
lar prices. If you will inspect the
window it is very likely all of your
shopping troubles may be disposed
of at a glance. They will be tagged
with prices and nothing remains to
Let the "silent clerk" wait on
you, and when you have decided on
what you want after a conference
with "him," come upstairs and a
corps of young ladies will be at
These hats are worify, many of them,
$6 each and it is the best hat bargain
you will find this spring. Come to-
morrow and look over our large stock
of hats. They are beautiful.
The Mammoth "
Chains of Gems.
Jewelry of every kind is shown in
the glittering shop windows, and the
variety of design in which personal
ornaments are made la equaled only by
the fanciful laces, brooches, bracelets,
bodice ornaments and sprays or ban-
deaux for the hair. Cham* will be
very welcome presents this vr'.nter,
being In fashion again. They are as
long as ever. Some are costly, indeed,
in diamonds and other precious or
semi precious stones. The latter are
much in fashion, for various reasons,
among which *he prevalent "hard
times" are pleaded. Many of the semi-
precious are equal in beauty to the
magnificent sapphire, emerald and
ruby The lovely peridot with Its
delicate pale green is regarded as
more aesthetic than the rather em-
phatic tint of the emerald. The moon-
stone has a loveliness all its own-
To the first lady entering the store
opening morning and gets the green
tag on center part, twelve feet from
down, receives a beautiful fifty-seven
piece dinner set free.
"They say the knife thrower's wife
refuses to act any more."
"Tea, she's setting too stuck up."
More than one million square miles
of the continent of Africa-rAU,.ele^Oth
of Its total area—etill remains unex-
plored. About three-fourths of the
unknown country lies within the Des-
ert Oi. Sahara, but there are also
many fertile refloat that have never
beeu visited by a Kuroepan. The
largest stretch of unexplored country
near the sea coast is In Liberia, about
20,000 square miles, all within 200
miles of the sea. The basin of the
upper Nile and the adjoining re-
gions of the Congo basin, Morocco,
parts of Abyssinia, Somaliland, ilrlt-
lsh East Africa and many other dis-
tricts, have yet to be surveyed am*
mapped. Ample opportunltieu still
await the pioneer and explorer in the
Chenille flowers are used for corsage
bonquets now. They are made of
strings of chenille, In heavy, soft
quality, looped into petals, and mount-
ed on green chenille stems, stiffened
with wire. Brilliant but at the same
time soft shades of red and blue and
violet and green and yeUow are used.
These little flowers have a charm all
their own, and are especially effective
worn on the dull, gloomy days for
which November 1b famous. J
LIKE SEEKING LIKE
Harrison Rhodes, who Is well known an a magazine writer, and
Thomas Wise, who collaborated with Mr. Rhodes on a piece called "The
Gentleman From Mississippi," are again putting heads and pens together
for the making of a play called "The Prince of Bhowmen." Obviously
this new comedy will have to do with the life of 1\ T. llarnum, who is
shown above Imaged in bronze—the memorial to him that stands at
Bridgeport-and on Its steps stands Thomas Wise, who will be the
prince of showmen. It will be the first time the late P. T. Barnum has
ever been put upon the stage, even Indirectly. The cast of the play will
Include mldtets, human skeletons and other freaks and friends of the
late prince of showmen.
also In this splendid faculty,*reer at his throttle; the miner ati
LAI cay U+y t\ lumuav.
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