A small item about “school litigation” in yesterday’s post prompted me to look for the explanation. And I also had a few little items on my desk from earlier years that I thought might interest you.
Dec. 1, 1916
In speaking of homes last week The Herald got some names mixed. We should have said Mr. A. Y. Turner had bought the Scribner place instead of A. Y. Young. Mr. Turner and his family have moved here from Floyd, Texas and we heartily welcome them to Oklahoma.
January 26, 1917
The Freak Cigarette Bill
In the Legislature last week the House committee of the whole passed the McCollister anti-cigarette law with an amendment which makes it an offence to smoke a cigarette. The bill as it will be after final passage prescribes drastic penalties for the sale or giving away of cigarettes or cigarette papers and for smoking cigarettes.
December 6, 1918
At Opera House
Remember there will be shows at the opera house Friday and Saturday nights and Saturday matinee. The opera house will be used until the new Royal Theatre is completed. It is hoped the new playhouse will be completed by next Saturday, at which time it will be opened with a big show.
August 29, 1919
Injunction Asked on Schools
A suit has been filed in the district court last week by Miss Ita Wallace against the county excise board and against the school directors of the district, seeking to enjoin the excise board from putting into effect the seven-mill extra school levy recently voted by the people and to enjoin the school from opening and the board from completing their contract with Supt. E. O. Shaw. We do not know when the issue will be decided, but the school, we think, will not be interfered with by these legal proceedings.