The Copan Leader. (Copan, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, October 27, 1916 Page: 1 of 11
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THE COPAN LEADER.
VOL. 1. No. 40,
COPAN. OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY. OCT.. 27. 1916.
$1.00 PER YEAR
Prompt Attention to Mail Order
Some Hat for Young Men, comes in
light or dark Brown with fancy Pugaree
Looks good on everybody- colors black.
Tan, Brown, and Greystone, plain band.
The two best shapes in Stetson Hats.
fRast?rs €Io. Co.
Mens and Boys outfitters.
Autumn Is The Time
To fix up the
Home more Comfortable
If you want Furniture, Rugs. Heat-
ing Stoves. Ranges. Curtains and Win-
dow shades, for the whole house or just
for one room; let us show you our tine
We Furnish The
CASH AND PAYMENTS
City Hdwe. & F urn. Co.
:M7 -31ft Johnstone Ave. Phone *33.
“ Cultivating Armitements.
Don't provide Inducement!* to pet n
child to love amusements. It may en- ■
courage n habit that will sadly inter- i
fere with n slnetje and useful life.
Don’t make a boy feel that he cannot
waste too much time In having fun I
nnd entering to his senses. Life is real
and earnest, and amusement Is ad- i
misslble r.t time, hut should not be the
rule. The manly youth is for fun. hut
he Ik not always engaged In striving
for his own pleasure. He should not
he educated Into thitt idea of life. Ho
should not be furnished with Inclina-
tions away from what Is true and real
In life. It Is a serious matter, tamper-
ing with a youth's nobler aspiration.
Providing amusement Is apt to prove
an unnatural adjunct In education.
Here’s a fine looking fall
Overcoat for young men
Miss Annabelle Roberts is the
Democratic condidate tor
County Superintenbent of
Schools. Miss Roberts dererves
joined the Oklahoma Debating the votes of every voter in
League this year and several of j Copan and vicinity, ho* several
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Husband* Take Notice.
In the American Itosne Cruets for
April 1 I find the following bit of wise
advice to husbands taken from the
papyrus or hook of Ptnh-Kotep, found
In the tomb of a pharouh who lived
about 11,800 years before Christ, and
given to the National library In Part*
in 1S47, says a writer In the Nautilus.
“Fill her stomach with food, clothe
her back; there nre the cares to he
bestowed upon her body. Caress her
r.nd fulfill her wishes during the time
of her existence; it is a form of well-
doing which does thee honor. Be not
brutal; good manners will Influence
her better than force. Give her wlmt
she longs for. It Is these things which
make steadiness In the house; If thot
repelllst her it Is un abyss.”
Bank of €opn
F.U .(«UNN, Pi'Cs. W.C. MEEKER, N. Dres
J.D. Met'Oil), Cashier
State Bank, Guaranteed
under State Guaranty Laws
Both Small and Large Accounts Invited.
Our aim is to please all Give us a trial,
Collections a Specialty, Notary and Ins.
We will clerk your sale and buy the i*t|.cr.
The Seniors will give a debate
in chapel Thursday atternoon.
The question to be discussed is,
“Resolved that more knowledge
oan be gained thru study and
meditation than thru travel and
observation". Tlio.se on the
affirmative are Orlena Willis and
(Lifford Pendleton. On the neg-
ative are Agnes Nesbit and
C.L. Pendleton presented to
to the High School Library a
set of very interesting books.
The Freshmen and Juniors
met Monday for the purpose of
organizing a literary society.
Miss Dawson acted as chairman
until the President was elected,
The following officers were
Dorothy Dunlap Presidennt
Oscar White V. President
Jeconiah Thomas Sec’y and
Harry Petrie Critic
The president appointed the
Miss Dawson and Mr. Watkins
were chosen as the supervisors.
Tlie Sophomore class met and
organized. The following were
Miss Marclibanks Class Advisor
Thomas Wolfe President
Harry Jeter Vice President
Marie Kneisly Sec’y Treasurer
The Class Color Black and Gold
Class Motto Excelsior
Committes were appointed for
entertainment, decorating, yell
and class flower.
The Senior and Sophomore
classes met Monday and orga
nized a literary society. Mr.
Nelson acted as temporary
chairman, and the following
officers were elected for the en-
Orlena Willis President
Beryl Duffy Vise President
Ruth Irwin Sec’y and Treasurer
Alinnie Barfield Reporter
Miss Marchbanks and Mr. Nel
s >n were chosen as supervisors.
The first program will be given
The Sophomore class will en
tertain at Chapel next week
The program consists of a play
entitled, "Womens Business
The program committee of
the Freshman and J unior so-
ciety met Tuesday and the fol-
lowing program, which is to be
given on November sixth was
Piano Solo Blanche Woodward
Reading Tena Bonham
Paj>et Blanche Schafer
Duet Cora Thomas and Glen-
Reading Myrtle Ogle
Current Events Leroy Pendleton
Reading Dorothy Dunlap
Song Boys Chorus
The Juniors were the first of
the classes to entertain in chap-
el which was held on Friday Oct
tith. Their motto is, We lead:
others follow,” and they be-
in living up to it. The occ&si.n
being the birthday oi one of
ir noted American poets,
James Wuitcoinb Riley. We thot
it appropriate to give our pro
gram iu his honor. The program
consisted of the following:
Introductory Speech by Pres.
Life of James Whitcomb Riley
IN AND AROUND
Reading “Fellers I Like to
Meet” Harold Burgwin
Reading “Sunshine Behind the
Clouds’’ Lulu Shafer
Death of James Whitcomb Riley
Piano Solo Cor* Thomas
Quotations Harry Petrie
The Juniors met with a sad
loss last week, when Harold
Burgwin, who has been us for
several years, left fot his new
iome in El Dorado where he
will contiuue his school work
there as a J unior.
The Copun High School has
the students will “try out" for
the honors of representing our
school in this work.
The pupils of the High School
who were active members of
Dramatic club last year, met
with Miss Dawson Friday, Oct,
20th. and organized a Dramatic
Rev. Hardee, of Sulphur Okla.
is conducting Revival meetings
at the Baptist Church to con-
tinue through this week and all
of next. All Christians are asked
to co operate in making these
meetings a success. Tlie public
generally is cordially invited.
The friends and members of
tne Baptist Church suprised the
Pastor on Wednesday evening.
When Rev. Downing returned
from services he found his
table laden with good things.
He wishes to exepress his
appreciation through the colum-
es of this paper.
different reasons, 1st because
she has taught two successful
terms of School in Copan, which
proves her qualified for the posi
tion she seeks, 2nd because she
is well khown throughout this
vicinity. Miss Roberts has made
very creditable light to win
in this election; she deserves to
win the battle. So voters dont
forget to cast your vote for Miss
Roberts when you go to the
l>oUs on Nov. 7th.
Leslie Courtney entertained a
number of his High School
friends on Wednesday e\ening.
Haloween decorations Were can-
ted out various Halloween
mins is one of the most attractive
I models Hart Scliaffner & Marks have
designed for this season; it has the
right look, hasn’t it?
The “belt” feature is a“big thing" this
fail in suits and overcoats.
We’ll show you Varsity Six Hundred in
a number of other designs, all different in
style touches but all with the 1 same big
idea —■ vitality, life, vigor.
Gtt yours now.
Tlie Good Clothes Shop
Copyright t ScL*f»acr &
Let The Copan Leader
Do Your Job Work.
No need of taking your work out
of towft, when you can just as well
have it done at home.
“Practice what you preach"
Patronize Home Industry.
Have you seen the new
. Patbciiones? Will pla.Y
played. An old 1 ini^s 0f disc i t cords. Up
witch called and told the for-j frolI1 &5.00 at Hall’s Jewelry
See the new Pathephones,
and hear the wonderful new
records at Halls’ Jewelry store
tunes of the guests. A tablet1 Store Bartlesville,
was passed around and each
guest wrote a message to How
ard Courtney who is attending'
school at Norman.
Dainty refreshments were
served after which the guests
departed to serenade the High
Schoolteachers and Mr. J C,
Tlie Coterie Club met with
Mrs. Guy S. Aubelon Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Robinson
and children of Ramona visited
friends in Copan Sunday.
C.G. Shoulders and wife shopp
ed in Bartlesville Saturday.
Gertie Huber left Monday
for Marion Indiana
Mrs. Van Maxwell is report
ed on the sick list.
Mrs. M.J. Courtney spent
Monday in Caney the guest of
Mrs. Chas. Edinger.
If you have any Stone, Ce-
ment, or Brick work to be done,
see J A. Milam, Contractor.
Notice to Public
The Bank of Copan will con
------------------ — tinue to observe the hours of
Sheets who is President of the g A M. to 3 P.M. as they have
Griff Graham and Annabelle
Roberts were doing some cam
paiguingin Copan Wednesday.
been doing lor the past thiee
months. This will be a perma-
J.D. MeCoid, Cashier
We notice the announcement
in tlie papers that the season is
no a <^h*h for shooting ducks
and geese. But it is feared by
some of the(local sports that the
season for shooting craps will
not open this fall - as tlie noted
game is becoming more scarce
each year and iu some commun-
ities is almost extinct. We feel
sure that in the near future that
there will be laws made in this
state to prohibit men tiffim shoot
ing the poor things.
Rev. Palmquist says that Billy
Sunday is like Elijah, but we
dont beleive the profit ever had
a six-cilinder chariot.
James S. Davenport, candi-
date for re-election as represen-
tative in Congress for the 1st.
District, will address the people
of Copan and vicinity, in Co pan
on Tuesday afternoon.
We beleive that all who can
come and hear Mr. Davenport
speak, regardless of politics, j
will be amply repaid, as Mr.
Davenport is a very good Ora-
tor and is in a position to inform
you regarding topics not com-
monly know to the majority of
Wanted: Young Men With
Nerve. Good pay, Short hours,
opportunity for travel, advance-
ment: normal physique, good
references required. Aviation
Dep't. The O’Conner Corporation
6309 S. Eggleson, Chicago, 111.
Grant Metcalf was a Dewey
F.B. Gunn spent Monday in
J.C. Sheets and wife motored
to Bartlesville Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Short
have moved into their new home
across the track.
J.A. Milam plastered
wards house this week.
How Can You Afford To
Wait For That Furni-
ture For Prices Are
Going to Be Higher
While you can get your choice of all that nice new furni-
ture we just received - And it was bought while prices
were reasonable —It will pay you to get what you need,
We have just received a number of new bed room
suites in Period designs, and if you want a dining room
suite, different from what everyone else has, you should
see the Williams & Mary and Queen Anne suites we re-
j.A. Milam has the contract
for repairing the damage done
by the explosion at the school
is working uear
! V*‘ci‘A •
j I’iie Pumpkin Doro iny i^untap
j Reading “The Old Swimmin
j Hole" Oscar White
J.W Bartlett snent Monday
' tlie fourty ■ ■'
Mr. ana Mrs. J.*-*. Gku,gfc»
daughter shopped in I
the first of the week.
Born to the wife of Louis
Kehl a seven pound boy. Both
mother and child are doing
Mrs. W.G. Burgwin and child
ren left Monday for El Dorado
where they expect to make their
We also have some very attractive rockers
chairs for that living room, and in fact can show
new goods for any room in the house.
And on our easy payment plan of one fifth cash
and the balance on easy payments, vou can suiely get
what you want.
Dont forget Your Credit Is Good at
The Reliable Furniture Co.
Bach rich & Lee
Mr. Gordon former freight 312*314 DfiWCy AVC.
, ' ■’,< a the depot is not mthej
.....:------D vr ...lent. Mrs. C.R. Musgrave is j
daughter shojipedl in Bartlesville | ^ ^ as frcigbt
We pay the freight to your town
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The Copan Leader. (Copan, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, October 27, 1916, newspaper, October 27, 1916; Copan, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc950515/m1/1/: accessed September 25, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.