The Guymon Democrat (Guymon, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 7, 1918 Page: 1 of 8
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The Guymon Democrat
GUYMON, TEXAS COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, MARCH. 7th, 1918.
BIG DAY IN GUYMON
Farmers Well Pleased
On last Monday, it being first Mon-
day of March, C. "K. Wilmeth and
Pave Chenault opened up their big
The Guymon Tractor School First Monday Sale, selling pood
held by the International Harvester horses, hops and cattle, and all kinds
Company, last Thursday and Friday of farming implements for people
in the city hall was attended by over v ho did not ^ant them to parties
•200 farmers from Texas and surround-1 who could use them. We are of the
ing counties as the register showed opinion that such salt s are vary bene-
ouite a number registered from Texas,' fiC!a' to those who are in need of such
Colorado and Kansas. articles, as they can get most any- '
Mr. W. G. Hughes, in behalf of the thing at a reasonable price, and too,
Guvmon Good Roads Club and the thi Ss Perhaps they are really in
citizens of Guymon made a welcome need of. Mr. Wilmeth is willing to
address to the representatives of the l'xert himself to make a big day out
International Harvester Co., and the of these First Monday Sales Day.
farmers in attendance. Mr. Hughes We are confident the business men of
explained the purpose of the school this city wil1 do a11 in their power
and showed very forcibly the to make Sllch days as interesting aSj
necessity of keeping up the crop pro- Possible, and in fact all who are inter-
action especially at this time, which ested in the welfare of the t0W71!
necessitated the use of modem farm should be very active in BUch a move
power. Mr. Hughes then introduced as is bein^ introduced by Mr. Wilmeth
the Harvester Co. lecturers, Mr. W. C. and Chenault. If you can't boost let
Ellis, Mr. C. H. Brilhart and Mr. J. y°ur hammer be verv silent.
C. Babb, who conducted the school.
Mr. Brilhart in behalf of the Harves- COUNCIL OF DEFENSE
ter Company thanked Mr. Hughes
and the citizens of Guymon for their At a recent meeting of the county
hearty welcome, and the farmers for Council of Defense that body was re-
the interest shown by the large num- organized by electing R. B. Quinn
ber present. Chairman; F. H.iner Dale Secretary,
The two days short course tractor and C. S. Baxter, Treasurer. The
school was very complete. The lect- members of the Council of Defense
tires were illustrated by large charts are John L. Gleason and R. F. Shifflet
covering the principles of Internation-
al combustion engine construction
liquid fuels, design of tractors, and
their care and operation.
The seven systems common to all
in addition to the above named men.
One of the requirements is that the
Council of Defense be reorganized,
hence the change. Headquarters will
be maintained with U. S Commission-
To The Prospective
It is a duty you owe to
yourself to iecrn, ail
that can be learned of
the mechanical con-
struction of the Pho-
nograph before making
SEE THE WANDEL
on diplay in our parlor.
Don't forget our SPECIALS each SATURDAY.
DAN H. DuBOSE,
25 Yeurs a Druggist.
GARDEN SCHOOL IN GUYMON COMMISSIONERS proceedings.
I There will be a garden school in Guymon, Oklahoma, March the 4th
Guymon on the 21 and 22 of March 1918, 8:00 o'clock A. M.
j This will !;e a very practical sort of The Board of County Commissioners
a school. Actual work will be done, met in regular session, all members
| Instructions will be given in general present, 0. C. Glatthaar presiding,
garden work such as preparation of The reports of the following officials
, the soil, sowing the seel, cultivating,; were approved:
, but the subject of irrigation will l'e H. J. Hollmann County Treasurer.
| stressed. J. C. Williamson, County Clerk. C. A.
j It is almost impossible to raise a Leeman, Sheriff. F. Hiner Pale,
; trood garden of ordinary years in the County Attorney. Geo. M. Frittz,
i panhandle without artificial water- Court Clerk. J. H. Settles, Deputy
I intr. The two methods of irrigation Sheriff. J. E. L'le, under Sheriff,
j will be demonstrated. Mr. R. F. On motion the following claims for
| Shiflett the County Agent will have bounty on Coyotes and Jack Rabbits
; charge of the school and he will teach were allowed.
; surface irrigation. The selection of J- T. Houser, $1.00. Lester Rogers
| the plot, the leveling, bringing the $1.75. A. W. Grable, $1.35. Ray
water to the plot, ditching, deliver- Carter, $2.45. Jesse Hayden, $3.90.
ing the water and applying it to the Ernest C. Alexander, $2.50. Geo. Dut-
plants and the subsequent cultivation ton. $1.00. John Driscoll, $2.50. R. D.
for the purpose of killing the weeds Hall, $1.40. G. F. Gibson, $1.90. Del-
ami conserving the moisture. aus Taggart, $1.25. T. C. Forbes,
J. F. Newsom, County Agent of $2.45. J. O. Ford, $4.45. A. W.
Beaver county will have charge of Krau.se, $1.55. Oscar McCoun, $2.00.
the suh-irrigatiom He will teach W. D. Waldrop, $450. A. A. Tinker,
how to lay off the'plot, how to make $15.00. Lloyd Bender, $4.45. W. G.
the lath conduits, how to locate the Snyder, $2.85. L. E. Latham, $10.05.
ditches, how to dig them, how to lay Wm. Webb. $1.75. Leo Sutton, $6.20
the pipes, how to deliver the water Frel L. Hake, $1.00. Chris Dencker,
and how to apply it. He will also $1.35. Oscar McCoun, $1.00. J. L.
show how to handle grapes. Hass, $2.55. Pete Schubert, $2.56.
Mr. Kennon, the assistant county E. C. Richards, $1.80. Abe Schoil,
agent will have charge of the classes $2.30. G. M. Fowler $2.35. G. C.
internal combustion engines, namely,1« Samuel Ecker, however correspond-
Machanical or power system, fuel or
enrburating system, ignition system,
lubrication, cooling, governing, and
air and gas systems were explained
very clearly from different charts.
At 4:30 Friday afternoon those in
attendance at the tractor school were
given the opportunity of seeing the
tractor in the movies. The Titan
tractor was shown doing all kinds of
farm work, plowing preparing seed
bed in one operation, pulling binders,
mowers, hay loaders and corn pickers
and runing an ensilage cutter. A
film was also run showing how the
tractor assisted the Chicago citizens
in their 10,000 acre gardening cam-
Other representatives of the com-
pany who assisted in conducting the
school were Mr. C. E. Wtelch of Dodge
City, Kansas, Mr. F. E. M. We3t, Mr.
N. M. Ellis and Fred A. Cook
ence addressed to any of the members
will receive prompt attention. The
purpose of the Council is to keep in
touch with every portion of the county
and school districts, representatives
are requested to call at local head-
quarters when information is desired
concernig district orgaization or any
other work coming under the super-
vision of the County Council.
R. B. Quinn, Chairman,
F. Hiner Dale, Secretary.
C. A. Leeman, present sheriff of
Texas county, today hands us his an-
nouncement for the race of sheriff
of Texas county. Mr. Leeman is well
known in Texas county and has been
very efficient in his duties, and always
at his post ready for any emergency
of that might arise. Mr. Leeman has
j made this county one among the best j
The school closed Friday evening! officers that we have had, and besides
and all farmers expressed themselves he is well qualified and very much in
Today mattinee 3:10 p. m.
night 7:15 and 8:45.
St. Louis, Missouri, is urging that
everyone wear your Red Cross button
every day so that all men may know
that you have enlisted in the great
militant army of the Red Cross.
Until further notice is given all
supplies will be at the home of Mrs.
J. K. Hitch. For information call
phone number 196.
The womans' work committee
packed and shipped the following
garments last week: 24 sweaters, 9
| pairs sox, 2 scarfs, 3 dozen substitute
f&ndkerchiefs, 2 pair bed sox, 28
bottle covers, 4 dozen bathrobes.
Mrs. T. H. Wilson is meeting with
the different Red Cross sewing chap-
ters this week, giving them the out-
line work as presented by Miss
Witherspoon at Woodward, Okla.
"Important Items" is a pamphlet
which is issued weekly containing
the latest news of the Red Cross.
These are kept on hand at our down-
HotehitiBon, K„n„,. _ . - . . RED CROSS NOTES.
M ill & XQi I1IC1 O COOVVI VIIVA1IOVA * VO j • | . ,
being well pleased with the school dose touch with his duties and obli-1 Chairman Mrs. L. B. Sneed
and the information and instructions lotions. He will make the race sub-1 Vice Chairman Mrs. J. D. Hood town chapter headquarters. If you
they had received would be very useful Ject to the action of the democratic Secretary Miss Cherry George are interested, call and get a copy,
to them in the futhure. ! Party and the approval of all good Assistant Secretary Miss Ruth Faris they are free of charge. If all copies
Thle real value of the school has men of the county. We can say that Treasurer }. E. Cameron are gone you are welcome to read
been to this section is inestimable, Mr. Leeman has conducted ^his office j Headquarters at Du Bose Drug Store. (the one at the office.
hut it is safe to say it is seed
in good ground and will yield
since he has held it successful to the
hun- county and state, and with all this |
he asks that the voters of
is crying for efficiency.
dred fold. Many from a distance ex- ln vlew
"pressed themselves as being highy Texas county consider his presence
pleased with what knowledge they in the coming primary. The world
liad received from the school and be-
ing associated with the instructors
those two days. The Star Hardware T. G. McDermott was here for a few
Co. vho are agents far the Internat- days last week looking after business
iona! people were instrumental in affairs and attending the
in general gardening. He will have
classes in soil fertility, soil prepara-
tion, seed selection, planting, cultiva-
tion and moisture conservation.
If there is a demand for it, an ef-
fort will be made to teach classes in
canning of fruits and vegetables and
in preserving, drying and storing of ( $145. S. A.
fruits and vegetables. | Wood, $2.35.
Jones, $2.(50. A. W Erwin, $1.90.
A. Bales, $1.20. J. S. Rogers, $4.10.
W. H. Amour, $1.00. W. S. Clark,
$1.90. O. L. Clark, $9.00. M. M.
Volino, $2.40. D. W. McNew, $1.70.
Gus Pollard, $1.40.' Cecil Gum, $1.25.
Warren Taylor, $1.45. Fred Deckman
Rittier $1.70. E. O.
Pascall Keeter. $2.90.
This school is for the benefit of J. R. Burke, $1.15. Abe Bergra,
both the town and the country peo- $2.65. F. R. Ewert, $1.20. F. F.
ule. Every farmer should attend, j Malli-ost. $5.70. V. Hockett $1.25.
He should bring his wife and children!G. W. Hitchcock, $3.05. E. M. Bryant,
and learn how to raise a good garden; $4.90. W. H. Bartel, $1.45. S. D. Mc-
and thus provide for good wholesome Elroy $1.00. J. F. Hamlin, $1.16.
food in this hour of need. j Louie Long, $2.00. E. M. Barton,
The Federal Government is anxi- |$9.85. J. A. Akers, $16.80. RKlemp,
oils that every citizen of the county ($1.80. J. H. Marten, $1.90. Roy
shall make a garden during the sea- Johnson. $2.05. Herbert E. Nesbitt,
son of 1918. The children should be' $1.00. L. D. Deane, $2.65. H. J.
encouraged to do their part in this Easierwood, $3.00. W. F.. V.rer,
important work. $1.00. Oden Burg, $1.65. J. M. Brilr
A good earden on every farm and $4.10. P. P. Childers, $1.00. E. R.
one on each town lot will do more Cagle, $6.35. W. H. Ferguson, $2.00.
than any other one thing to help win W. E. Ferguson, $2.50. W. D. Youts-
the war by helping to feed the people rel, $2.00. Geo. Ferguson, $1.00.
and not only our own armies but W J. Jackson, $1.20. J. M. PauVy,
those of our allies. $1.00. Geo. W. Reust, $1.05. J. R.
Mr. Shiflett will be glad to give Phillips, $1.00. R. B. Litchfield, $1.25.
any information that any one may W. S. Holland, $3.60. H. A. Allen,
need- i $7.10. Dewey Hensley, $1.00. J. A.
Remember the place, Guymon, Havener, $1.40. F. N. Cheatum,
Oklahma and the date, March 21st, $2.00. C. B. H. Williams $2.25. F.
and 22nd. W .Hoeme, $3.65. Aug. Lorenz, $6-
— 40. A. Harke, $1.20.A. Javurek. $1-
VISITORS. 130. G. W. Hawkens. $10 20. Vern
One night last week a number of '2 ^oole, $2.25. W. M. Cox,
our Guymon men made a trip to Tex- '1-35"
homa at the request of some of their' 0n motion the following salary
intimat friends, the visiting party was claims were allow«d-
ask to come for the purpose of assist- j Howsley, $166.66. C. A. Lee-
ing. in the new society and iman' $166"66- Geo- M- Frittz' 1B°-
to organize a Council of Defense 00' J' Cl Willian on, $150.00. H. J.
Society, which is a great move being Hollmann> $150.00 F. C. Mathews,
made by America. Those who attend- $32500 F- Hiner Dale, $166.66.
ed were Dr. I. M. Lightner, C. A. Lee- ^ Stultz, $116.67. W. A. Ingram,
man, R. B. Quinn, Jas. Breslin, S. D.$2000- Florence Ritter, $30.00 R.
wringing me scnuui tu uuymun nnu, — — - oiuc «p« — ^ i Hughes t?ave them a lecture on thp muis,
had a tractor on display, and in many; day morning. We understand he will j nurses training: camps and at the separate their work from the town' bj€|Ct for whjch th , 00. S
-other ways contributed in making it return to his ranch on the Frisco clcae of the three months course of at v'hich place is located its head- j presume was a hot one _. ', . , GlaMh
the sucoess that it was. j south of town in the spring. training arrangements will be made garters. The Texas county chanter npn ' ' I
(continued on page 4)
The American Red Cross is badly ^ny Person who joined the Red
need of nurses and it is stated ^'ross during the Christmas drive by
that 5000 graduates from coller.es inay'nS an additional dollar before
within the past ten years are urged ^-Dril L 1918 can become a magazine
to enroll in the nurses training camp member.
which will be given by the Vassarj -!-
college at Poughkeepsee, New York,' D,vi 10n 'headquarters, realizing! mani r. b. Quinn, Jas Breslin S p 1 norence Kilter, $30.00 K.
opening up June 24, and continuing that the work of chapter officers is Safranko, W. G. Hughes driving!F' Shiflftt *75-00- Chas. Williams,
. t u i a .,or three m°nths- The American gradually becoming more and more Mr. Safranko's big car W GIS5000- J- E- Li'*, $75.00. R. D.
bringing the school to Guymon and j school. He returned to Liberal Sun-j Red Cross has set aside $75,000 for; complex, advises that chapter officers |Hu hes th " Mills, $75.00. Dicie Fotrlesong, $65-
« <• « 1 • MAMtiinra Wo lin Aorof nrin no will. 1^.!_!_ X. j _ a. it QPnnvnfo fhoiv umoL #«««. il i. I icvvuic uu uio ^ ^ B H 11 $45 83 0
GlaMhaar, $47.83. N. E. Tatum, $46^
to admit the graduates to some of the ^as reached that point. We have P P
| best hospitals for final instructions.1 rrrov'n from not a member to the Red
An entrance fee of $75 will be chare- Cross to nearly 5000 members, with
ed for the training course and this f°ur branches and at least 30 aux-
fee will include board, room, laundry 'Varies. The office work requires a
and all expenses for three months, secretary to carry on the correspon-
-|- j dience. We feel sure that the work
Warning to workers: Much as ot Guymon can be carried on more
large quantities of garments are successfully if Guymon will form it- j '
needed, the Red Cross finds it im- \se" '"to a branch of the Texas county '
nerative to insist that only such ar- chapter with its own officers. There!
ticles of clothing as conform to the w'" he a meeting held at the school!
requirements in oficial circulars be house on Tuesday night, March 12th j
offered. The French and Belgian jat 8 o'clock for this purpose. We
people have very definite ideas ofjU3"Pe «very man and woman of Guy-|
their own needs, and are most unwill-' "O" who is interested in the Red ■
ing to change the habits and cus-1 Cross to be present at this meeting.'
toms of fenerations and centuries,! -|- I
this is a time to help them in the way] Pleasant Valley auxiliary forward-!
in which they wish to be helped and,p 1 to chapter headquarters last week
not try to force our own opinions and , $19-00 to be used for purchasing a cot
practices unon them. It is therefore,to be placed in a Red Cross hospital j
essential that all workers everywhere | W|th the following marking: Pleas-1
seeking to assist in furnishing some ant Valley auxiliary, Eva, Ohlahoma. |
of the reeded garments use only the The Pleasant Valley auxiliary has
official Red Cross Pattern for the gar- certainly cought the Red Cross spirit.
ments indicated in the official circu- They have depos'tcd at the bank at
lars. These patterns were adopted 'east $100 and a e now purchasing a
onlv after most careful and thorough Jcot f°r a hospital. I
study in the areas where relief is! :
nerved. They conform to the uses' Joe M. Dean who has heen in the'
of the ma'ority of the people in Te:ens county Bank for quite a while
France and Belgium. |has been kept from his desk on ac-
Styles in Stationery are constantly changing and new ideas, in
tints and textures are being introduced. It is a pleasure to
use stationery that is correct as to form and attractive in ap-
pearance. We handle.
Rivilra Linen Stationery
and their newest goods come to us as soon as they do to the ex-
clusive stationery stores.
Select from our NEW SPRING STOCK.
W. L. WANSER,
"The Raxall Druggist'
"THE STORE THAT HAS IT FIRST
Here is a tonic that will give you new vitality and nerve fortje.
A tested and recommended preparation that cleanses the
blood .and feeds the nerves.
Denslar Laxative Alterative Compound rids the system of
impurit'es and tends to build up new tissue which means more
vigor for you.
If you are tired and run down, if your nerves need new
nourishment and you want the glow of health in your cheeks,
try this remarkable tonic, the formula of which is printed on
the label for your protection.
-!- i count of an attack of about a weeks
Ti e Red Cross buttion Is a budge of sickness, but we are glad to announce
honor and a sign of loyalty. The that ho is improving and alio to be
Southwest division headquarters at out.
Price $1.00 per bottle at our Tenslar Store.
F. D. Hood Drug Company.
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