The Dewey Weekly Globe (Dewey, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 22, Ed. 1 Friday, May 3, 1912 Page: 1 of 8
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The Dewey Weekly Globe
AN INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER
DEWEY, WASHINGTON COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, MAY 3, 1912.
The City Council ot Dewey have
had estimates made upon the cost
of installing a complete sewer sys-
tem for the City. These estimates
are based upon an assumed popu-
lation of 80oo within the present
City limits, thereby providing for
the building up of all vacant prop-
erty in the course of time with the
sewer system installed to take care
of this population.
The drawings and detailed es-
timates in the possession of the
Council show the trunk lines and
mains, with provision for laterals,
to reach every lot within the City
limits. The .estimates, which have
been made to cover these trunk
lines and septic tank, amount to
|28,ooo.oo the complete installation
of all laterals will cost in addition
to this the sum of $15,o0o.oo mak-
ing a total of 848,000.00 for the
complete installation of the Dew-
ey Sewer System.
The out-let, or location for the
septic tank, has been selected on
Coon Creek east of the Interurban
tracks at a point opposite Clark,s
stone crusher, a distance of 4900
feet from the city limits.
The plans of this sewer work
have- been made to place the sew-
ers at such a depth as will give
drainage for basements throughout
the business parts of the city and
largely throughout all parts.
TO HAVE CHURCH
' The Presbyterians are planning
•n a fine new brick church 6n the
corner of Seventh ard Osage Sts.
The lot was donated today by Mr,
Joe A. Bartles. The building, it
is said will be a $5o,ooo.oo struc-
Last Tuesday night the council
met in regular session for the last
time for these members. |Minutes
were read and approved, all being
present but Mr. Schertzer. The
special committee on sewers made
a report on the result of their work
on plans and specifications made
by Mr. Chapelow. It was decided
that there be several copies of the
proposition made and one given
each member for their convenience
that they may be free to express
themselves regarding this matter
and to put the question before the
people in a business-like manner.
Mr. Rose and Mr. McQuarywere
aprointed on a committee to audit
the books of the city officers.'
A few bills were allowed in con-
nection with the watarworks and
dumping grounds also a bill for the
services of J. W. Noland and one
for the city election were allowed.
The payment for the ground on
which the water tower and jail are
located was recommended but there
being insufficient funds to meet the
obligation it was necessary to hold
up the payment until a future date
The clerk reported that no word
had been received regarding the
There being no further business
the meeting adjourned.
Dale’s Tambador Minstrels at
the Yale, Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday, May 6. 7 and 8.
Rev. Lamb, formerly of Brrtles-
ville and the Rev. C. E. Alexander
also of B Arties ville w’ere callers at
the Globe office this afterno^
WHAT THE SCHOOL
BOARD IS W0RKIN6 ON
Rev. C- E. Alexander of Bartles-
ville will preach at the Yale Thea-
tre, Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock.
Mr, Milton E. Hampton will sing
a solo, “Hold Thou My Hand.”
Sunday school at 2:30. Everyone
At The Christian Chnrh
j At the Christian church last Surf^
day there were more than the usual
number of the older people at Sun-
day School. It is very encOurag-
ing indeed to see the number of
O O 4
*), 0 -4
young ladies and gentlemen that
5 are in attendance every Sunday.
It certainly speaks well for the
future for them. The lessons learn-
ed from the teachings of the Savior
h6lp very much in forming noble
The preaching services on Sun-
d ay nights are always well attend
ed by an appreciative audience.
The public both old and young
is very cordially invited to attend
all the services.
“Good name in man or woman is
the immediate jewel of this soul”
It takes a mean man to uttact a
woman, a meaner man to attack a
good woman in an opeu way hut
for the man who will attack the
repmtatiou or character of a good
woman in an mderhanded way.
There are no terms in the English
language a (equate to express the
feeling of contempt and utter loath-
somness that all respectable paopie
feel lor such a man.
On account of rain our attend-
ance laatSunday was not. aa large
as we hoped fof. However we had
two good services. In our work
for the Lord we will not always have
fait weather and smeath sailing,
•orpedays must be dark and dreary-
Our Sunday school is doing good
work. The teachers and pupils
aroTull of enthusiasm concerning
the contest. The reds and blues
have already reached the Holy
Land, and last Sunday they began
their return voyage. Now for
long, hard home run, the loosing
crew will have to give an entertain-
ment for the Sunday school picnic
which is coming bye and bye, The
B. Y. P. E. U. is pushing forward
which means growth in members
and in Christian piety and work.
The ladies aid can work so
smoothly and nicely that they have
called forth the admiration of the
band of Christian women are work-
ers together with Christ and his
favor rests upon them. The Lad-
ies Missionary society has an out-
ward look and they see the harvest
filled with its ripening grain and
they are working to send means to
help the reapers gather in the gold-
en grain into the garner of god.
At our prayer meetings the Lord
comes down our souls to greet, and
glorjr crowns the mercy seat. Do
you need to have your spiritual
strength renewed? Do you need
to get closer to Jesus? Do you
want to be better prepared for the
ills of life? Then come to the
prayermeetings for “they that wait
for Jehovah shall renew their
strength; they shall mouAt up with
wings as eagles; they shall run and
not be weary; they shall walk and
not faint.” The pastor will be
glad to meet all the members next
At this date there are no definite
plans Regarding the rebuilding of the
school house, but the board is doing
all in its power to work out a plan by
which this district will have as nice a
school building as before the fire, yet
at the-same time, give better results.
The plan now under discussion by
the members of the board are as fol-
First: To ms k 2 the building as near
fire-proof as lies in man’s power, one
feature being a flat roof.
Second: The space which was for-
merly a balcony will be given to a
far better purpose, a study room.
The space occupied by the auditorium
will be divided into two rooms, reliev-
ing the unhealthy basement situation
and a floor put in, leaving, no balconv
and placing the auditorium on the
second floor, furnished with desks in-
stead of opera chairs so it may be used
as a study room as well as for enter-
tainments. The stairway will be
changed from the ends of the hall to
the center, directly in front of the
main entrance to avoid confusion in
leaving the building. ‘This will also
give space at each end of the hall for
two small recitation rooms.
The two basement rooms will be
used for manual training.
A Seeress in Paris the first of
this, year proclaimed future proph-
ecies and said the year 1912 would
be pregnant with dire disasters
throughout the entire world and
especially the United States.
One catastrophe after another
has followed the predictions.
Several nations are at war and
a war with our nation and Mexico
The great strikes in England
and the United States are unpar-
ailed. Hundreds of lives have
been lost a^d millions of dollars
in property have been swept away
by recent floods on (he great rivers.
There has been several disasters
on the high seas among which was
the ship Titanic that collided with
an iceberg and i700 men, women
and children drowned^in mid ocean.
Sinoe that scores of persons were
killed and hundreds injured in cy-
clones swept through various states
If the words of this Seeress were
not prophetic there has followed a
THAT NO IN-
JUSTICE HE DONE
In the minds of the people of
Dewey, the following paragraphs
will, if not fully explained, put our
councilmen in a bad light. But
believing it our duty to give them
a square deal, we will complete the
statment partially made by the
World which no doubt £>e editor
We were asked last Monday if
the author of the poem which ap-
peared in last weeks issue of the
Globe was a member of the ‘force.
No, it was written and signed by a
citizen of Dewey. Another, in this
This home ! *8eue which found its way to our
office in a like manner, is an aiftwer.
We are here to please the people of
this town and if a citizen sends in
an article to 11s for publication it
must be signed by the writer,, What
better plan could we adopt to get
the views of the people? If you
know of anything which would in-
terest the people, let it be known
through the columns of the Globe.
When all the hotels in town are
crowded and standing room cannot
be had. one would think that thi9
town was on a boom, but its not,
just the general run of business,
From all indications it appears
that your Uncle Samuel will take
possession of Mexico in a few weeks
and after reminding that turbulant
and bandit governed ^country that
in giving them the same chance he
gave Cuba to again assume self-
government he does so without any
obligation either moral or otherwise
and that by their own acts they
have forfeited any right they may
have had to the good officers of
this country. That they will again
have an opportunity is a foregone
conclusion, but it will be on the
condition that the government will
be republican in form and that life
and property there will be safe,
which condition will be rigidly en-
forced even if it means the per-
manent occupation of that country
by the army.
AHITHIH SUPPLY COMPANY
COMIHfi TO DEWEY
The National Supply Co. of
Bartlesville have leased the oayner
building of Mr. Jennings on 8tb
and Shawnee and will install a full
line of oil well supplies.
All parties indebted to H. 8.
Holbert will please call at the Se-
curity National Bank and settle.
. . 1 H. S. Holbert.
From the Dewey World under
date of April 26.
"The following section is number
36 and the last one in ordinance
No. 76 which regulates the - water
works and rates of the city of Dewey
The council refuse to pay for the
publication of it and must either
confess that it is not in effect and
they have no right to enforce any
provision of it or else they have
wrongfully held up the bill of the
Section 36. That for the immed-
iate preservation of the |public
health, safety and peace, an
emergency is hereby declared, to
exist, by reason whereof this ordi-
nance shall take effect and be in
full force frotq andjafter its passage,
approval and publication,
Dated and signed this 27tl» 4»y
of February, 1912.J
L. V. FORD.
President of Board of Trustee**
Attest: FRANK LIND8BY,
The council is very kind te somo
people who put in biffs, • They
allow the ameunt of the kill with-
out being properly audited end
investigated afterwards. Such in
done nearly every meeting nighf-
that bills are allowed.”
'Rev, C. E. Alexander of the First
Presbyterian church of Bartlesville
will preach in the Yale Theatre
Svnday afternoon at 3 p, m. Mr.
Milton E. Hampton of Bartlesville
will sing a solo. “Hold Thou My
Hand.” Everybody cordially in-
vited to attend. Sunday school at
write a book,”
mine enemy might
or get on the Dewey
G. W. Miller, who has been em-
ployed at the Red Cross drug store
has resigned his position and ac-
cepted a similar one at Bartlesville.
Mr. Parker ot Nowata has taken
The editor was called to Musko-
gee this week on business.
J. F. Cowell will leave this even-
ing for Joplin and Greenfield, Mo.
on a business trip.
Mr. Rose is building a house
this week for Chas. Elkheir near
Copan who had the misfortune to
lose nearly all his property in the
storm last week.
If you want First Class Second’
Hand Casing Heads, The Ohio
Pipe & Supply Co.,near Katv tracks
John Hallock, one of the few
old Pehwares who
The above article should have
your careful attention.' Not* this
sentence “The cdtmicf refuse to
pay for the publication of it,” etc.
If the word of our honorable mayor
and councilmen are* not sufficient
proof to convince the citizens that
this ordinance was handled in a
lawful manner we will expose a few
more facts concerning the matter,
The editor cf the world went to
the chy clerk, Frank Lindsey, and ‘
ask ta see the ordinance for the
purpose of “looking it over.” He
j takes said ordinance, which had
neither been ordered printed nor
signed by Mr. Ford, published it in
his paper and presented his bill for
What action would you take,
dear reader, had you been serving
the city in the capacity q( a council,
The above is very serious, hut
if you read a little farther down
you will have cause to smile.
j country from Kansas in xSijj
This section taken from the same
Printed in Pamphlet Form
Section 3L It is hereby pro-
vided that this or linance shall be
ame to • this | printed in a suitable pamp let form
Suppose you noticed that _
, . , . 1 that the'next presidential race will
not driven from their I . .
Sunday and will gladly welcome i)eWey’3 location i3 proven superior
all strangers who will come, j ;o the neighboring towns.
Morning subject, “How Doubt-j ■■ —
ing Thomas ha 1 a'l of His Doubts j FifSt Class> Second Hand
Oscar there !s a possibility ! Bxrtlesv’He on Monday of this
................ ................ ..... week. He was well known and
citizens were not driven from their j Q()t bp lv?tweea Roosevelt a„d Clark jloT rain? -veira b-en a familiar
homes by the recent high water, j b.u it is what you might call re- j fi^ure 6a th® streets of D?wey and
This is another instance where mote. j Bartlesville.
Swept away. At nig.it, The; ers Th» Ohio Pipe & Supply Co.,
Unprofitable Exchange-The World |nevr M K & T> tracks.
for the Soul. Everybody welcome, i
James IS, Eldridge, Pastor.
Lynch was absent
One of the peculiarities of the !.Jrom school on Monday, not being
present campaign is that in the ar- j able to return from her visit in
guments mace against Col. Koose- j Kansas on account of the floods,
velt. Some epigrahma or saying J MiiS Jennings was absent from
made famous by the Colonel hi®* 19chool Monday afternoou
did in sufficient numbers to meet the
requirements hereinafter expressed,
the tame, to be prir.te 1 ur.der the
direction of the town ilerk, and one
copy thereof shall he furnished to
any and all persons making appli-
cation for the use of water from the
waterworks sjstein of said town,
whea so required.
sell is generally uged.
goddesses of old
WAITED—Some go id man to take
charge of a ten acre orchard for
thes season and care for the trees,
gather and market the fruit on
shares. See .1. Green.
"Not much of s change,
dosses now ere psroxyde."
The big show at the Yale Mon-
day, Tuesday and Wednesday, the
Dale’s Tambador Mirstrels. Dont
miss it, its fin?.
"That doctor didn’t treat me well."
“My deer medem. It Is e doctor*!
business to treat people 111."
Wanted—Boy aboct 16 years of
age to le; rn printers trade at
count of sic-ness.
The high school picnic that was
to have been held last Friday
afternoon was postponed on ac-
count of the rains.
The Freshme 1 are bury reheirs-
ing their pUy for Class day.
E. B. Jennings made a business
trip to Joplin this week.
It is reported that work will soon
commence on the new school build-
ing. An ong otl er improvements
over the loim-r building it will be
made fire proof.
Dewey is being well supplied
with hamberger stands and pop-
Mr. and Mrs. H. 8. Holbert went
to Kansas City, Chanute’ and
Winfield, Kansas Friday, return-
j ing Monday.
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