The Oklahoma Advance (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, August 11, 1922 Page: 1 of 12
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1 E. GRAND
EDWARD H. JOHNSON, EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
you want a worth-while col-
umn here read the last page of this IN L aYUjUiK Z4.
issue, act promptly and favorably ......................—
on it and we’ll hire a humorist al-'
most as good as Art Gum or W. W.
M.—that is, provided 241)9 interested
readers also act promptly.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA., AUGUST ) I, 1922.
IT CAN BE DONE
A DOLLAR DOES IT
See Page 12
PRICE FIVE CENTS
COMPETITION KEEN FOR PRIZES
' was a. sweet
Trio down, on the
" reminds cenciruj]
f Ejfie A*k?n l
Why on earth, said the office *
girl, should you expect the Advents
readers to provide you with work-
ing capital to expand?
Why on earth, say Ave, is there
such a thing as an office girl?
Inasmuch as this column is
chiefly about finance it may not be
amiss to mention for the benefit of
a few shallow-foreheaded folk that
when The Advance accepts an ad
from The Leader, it does so because
a certain member of The Advance
3taff desires to eat during the en-
siling week and not because we’re
wholly in accord with Oscar Ame-
ringer’s philosophy of life.
One thing we do agree w ith Oscar
Ameringer in is that he s a wiser
buyer of advertising space than
some folk we know. He has another
ad in this Issue, but we’ve marked
it “ADV.” so the unsuspecting pub-
lic won’t think we’ve prostituted
our news columns.
And while on the subject we
might as well point out that the
striking railroad shopcraftsmen’s
announcement in this issue is a
Loose-tongued gents, misguided
maidens and daily newspaper ad
solicitors might as w ell be resignr/1
to the fact (hat the editorial policy
of this here hand-bill is indepen-
dent in everything and neutral, too.
We're as conservative as the bank
which accepts business from open-
shoppers or unionists, bootlegger or
i lawyer, society woman or socialist,
democrat or republican, jew or gen-
tile. Catholic or protestant. All we
insist is that their business with
us be legal from start to near the
finish when the legal tender may
be substituted by currency or
1 checks of the sufficient kind.
Miss Nancy’s unanswered letter
of July 24 comes to the surface of
our desk. After apologizing and
assuring Miss Nancy that wre’ll
write her specifically in answer to
paragraphs 3 and 6. we shoot this
—the impersonal ending—on to our
readers: “* * * and ‘writing men’
are few' and far between in this
town, n’est ce-pas?”
Although we’re not quite sure
whet n’est ce-pas means, we are
sure that if Miss Nancy reads the
last page of this issue, acts prompt-
ly and favorably on it—we’ll hire
the writingest he-man that ever
crossed the Mississippi, or the Ca-
nadian—that is provided 2499 in-
terested readers also act promptly.
Still on finance—we eat at Yale’s
nnd-10-cent Cafeteria three days,
U over a friendly Camel listen to
Bert Yale narrate the events of by-
gone days. It seems that he once
employed a rather stupid waiter
and when a tired customer asked
for some coffee without any cream,
the rather stupid waiter said:
"Please, sir, would you take it
at trie Liberty’
' Laura Pdulertrcsl
popularity yowJ '
with each performance
Advance Contests Attract In-
creasing Number Entrants
without milk; we haven’t any
Yes, there’ll be some who'll say
they heard that one before, but if
you'll turn to last page of this issue,
act p. and f. o. i. we’ll buy some of
the best jokes obtainable—i. e., pro-
vided 2499 i. r. a. a. p.
It’s almost worth a dollar, don’t
you think, to have somebody else
write this column? Agreed? Well
then turn t. t. last p. of t. issue and
a. promptly a. f. o. i. and we’ll hire
an A. G. or a W. W. M—i. e. p. 2499
i. r. a. a. p.
Who’ll be the first to get to the
page? Don’t push! It tears of
easily. Yes, right down in the right
Two Opportunities to Make $5.00
For the best written reasons on “Why I Think the Bible in
Motion Pictures Should he Shown in Every Theater,” The Ad-
vance will give as prizes $5 In cash and $5 in tickets to the
For ihe best written reasons on “Why Everyone Should See
‘I Ain the Law',” The Advance will award $5 in cash and $5 in
Cash awards will be first prizes and tickets will be given
in varying amounts for the next ten best received.
Write on one side of paper only and address, Contest Editor,
The Advance, 1 E. Grand.
Next Week’s Prize Offers.
for best Menu suggested for
ONE DOLLAR EACH
for the four best recipes.
ONE DOLLAR EACH
for the four l>est household hints
for the best paragraph on “My
Most Embarrasing Moment.”
for the best paragraph on “My
Child’s Brightest Saying.”
The Advance prize contests con-
tinue at a merry pace and instead
of falling off during the summer as
expected', more entries were re-
ceived this week than ever before.
Winning an Advance prize is not
a matter of skill. It is merely a
matter of sending in a recipe,
household hint, menu, bright say-
ing or incident that you happen to
know of. If it’s unique or unusual
the chances are you’ll be awarded
a cash prize. Why not try for one
Checks have been mailed to all
winners except those whose names
and addresses are missing. If you
j have been awarded a prize and
have not received it phone Maple
2000 and identify your initials and
toe issue in which you won.
May be worth $3
—if yon leave it on your
Every Wednesday we select
at random a number from the
telephone book and call it.
If the person who answers
tho call can tell us a certain
word on a certain page of
this issue he or she will re-
Mrs. I. N. Foster. 1228 East
Seventh, answered our phone
call yesterday. She had kept
The Advance handy. She
gets our check for $3.00.
Next week you may be the
NOT BETTER THAN TIIE REST
BUT AS GOOD AS TIIE BEST
All Work Absolutely Guaranteed.
WE CALL FOR AND DELIVER
IF YOU BELIEVE IN SAVING MONEY
USE THIS COUPON.
(Clip this coupon now.)
GOOD FOR 25c
intrade when presented with an order amounting' to
One Dollar or more, on Tuesday, VVednesdaj', Thurs-
day or Friday, during the month of August.
Universify Cleaners & Dyers
4-3100 18th and Classen.
Only one coupon redeemed from each family.
First Prize Awarded
For Sunday Dinner Menu
MENU FOK SUNDAY DINNER
By MRS. SADIE McGEE,
1201 West Fourth.
Jellied Macedoine in Tomatoes
Broiled Spring Chicken
Creamed Potatoes Siring Beans
Lettuce and Pineapple Salad
Peach Parfait Cake Coffye
Advance Free Matinees
At The Majestic
Bv special arrangement with
Manager Morris Loewenstein, The
Advance invites its women readers
to attend Wednesday’s or Friday’s
matinees at the Majestic. Admis-
sion free to holders of the below
THIS COUPON GOOD FOR
ONE FREE ADMISSION
To the Majestic Theater
Dorothy Dalton in “Idols of ( lay,*
Wednesday, Aug. 1C, or
Thomas Aleighan in “Conrad in
Quest of His Youth,”
Friday, Aug. IS.
If presented by a woman on
those days betw’een the hours
of 10 a. in. and 5 p. in.
MERCHANTS SOUTHWEST j
TRANSFER 6 STORAGE GO!
OKLAHOMA CITY*. OKLA.
and ask our
at your con-
give you the
of doing your
S. A. Rou i ke
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Johnson, Edward H. The Oklahoma Advance (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, August 11, 1922, newspaper, August 11, 1922; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc937501/m1/1/: accessed January 23, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.