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Appreciation Week (Newspaper) - October 6, 1935, Vinita, Oklahoma THIS CLIP SHfcET ISOTEEMffY THE OPA OFFERS MANY SUGGESTIONS OKLAHOMA PRINTING YOU MAY WIN NEW APPRECIATION FOR YOUR NEWSR CENTENNIAL and NEWSPAPER LNJG S Descendant of Tells Interesting Story J Of Territorial Printing Granddaughter of States Earliest Printer and Publisher Presents Historical Sketch of BeforeStatehood Activities By EDITH Fort Granddaughter of the Suniuel v the written and printed account of the advance and tion of any becomes history of that age and itis evident the press is indispensable in 1 chronicling these Austin pronounced Wooster immediately after his ordination the Qosncl was commissioned the of to the and sent Ten Ilia first two years were spent iii acquiring the While preaching an he interested in Seqiioyali phabet and assembled his took them to Boston and the casting into so that he might use them in disseminating knowledge through I The first printingwas doneat New capitol of the Cherokee and of the Mis Worcester removed from to be more centrally lo asked by the Cherokee Council to select and purchase for them a press and necessary equipment for the printing of a These he securedand thus was the first aboriginal newspaper published called the Cherokee The first copy came in The was not only the aboriginal newspaper on this conti but it the size in English and and columns were closed to scurrilous r SAMUEL who up the first printing press in IndianTerritory after raising his Hand Press from the bottom dftte Arkansas River where it had sunk with a steamboat en route toUnion fn preparing and publishing books in Jhe old in the Cherokee lan printed in the characters in by and in been driven from my stii tionr in by the measures of the State I was directed the of by I ain employedto remove to this and set upa printing pfess and publish Cherokee books with the approbation of the Principal I have set press temponiTity at Unionising iiavc littt IlU Jimprqapuii prime object of Phoenix willlbe to benefit the Cher okee to publish the laws and public the progress ofthe Cherokees religion and civilized the of the and miscellaneous No publication was ever received from the whole worldand copies were exchangedwith England and other European coun The paper was published each year until 1881 when it was sup pressed by tjio Georgia as a means of forcing the to giveup there and emigrate to the new Indian west of While this first newspaper was be ing Worcester was busily engaged in printing for the translating from original Greek theentire New somo of the a hymn an il lustrated primer for uSe in the schools and a great many tracts for free dis By the time these activi ties were suppressed over pages of had belm given the Cherokees and they had bo a pros1 porous living in gpod with good horses and cattle and cul tivating sufficient corn vegeta bles for their peacelov hospitable people desiring only to beleft alone in the land granted them long as grass1 and water flows 1 These stormy continued until the Cherokees harassed and persecut ed gave up and their cherished possessions and accompanied by the faithjuj Missionaries took tho Trail of goods nits printing and printing supplies by himself andfamily traveling in a small ex pecting the goods to precede them to but when arriving at Dwight Fort they found thatthe boat upon which the goods were com ing had struck a snag in the Arkansas and gone It was some weeks fore the boat was and it was found all perishable stuff was ruined beyondVepairv After the printing press and type were they were transferred to the Fort Gibson steamboat landing and from there toUnion where Worcester continued his printing o f religious literature through 1837 and until he locat ed permanently at Park Chero kee The permission granted establish his printing press in the new country reads asfollows To iih the Principal Chiefs of the Cherokee Nation It is probably to most of you undfrsigned fias print anything copies of the and a little book chil Union is not asuitable place for permanent of tlie I now ask the National Council if they approve my object to pass an the Istiiblish mcnt or near the station occupied near the Fork of tilt Illi nois I wish to distinctly understand that the books publish will be portions of tracts and other rvliyiovs ar ticles and school books or books taining useful information for tin in struction of children and shall be careful not to inttrmed dle with politics of the 1 have engaged a citizen of the to print my books and soon to ar from the Old Nation to assist me in the The iilrmdy know the character of books I have printed i I the welfare of thu ffcrro kee people by the promotion of knowl The Council can judiit whether object is Itrust they will allow me to establish tlie press at tltt place I haue to the necessary for tin The passed by the Coun cil October follows That ICprcoi and is hereby to crut a it the pluer and for the purpose speciftid itndi r the following conditions tin shall not interfere of any citizen f That tho amount af cultivated for the establishment shall never exceed five That the amount of cattle andiswine held byany not u citizen of the shall not tjcfnl head of caUle of That every not i citizen connected with the establish ment be required to live instritt to the and devote his time and talents to tin preparationand publication the Cherokee and to efforts for the and religious instruc tiqn of tlie people and stand aloof from all political affairs of the Na That if the be deemed un tlieNational Council may require its in which case the land shall revert to the Cher okee and tfie improvements thereon may be sold to any citizen within two after time Many State Papers QetAP World News 24 Hours Each Day Chid of Oklahoma TplIK Press Hot its in Okhihonm tit the turn of the priwnt akin flight from tlio Inven of tlitold That was tlie only niciiiliir the state until the when tli Timis and Daily Okliilioiniiii started SUvtc Capital wire The Okla homaCity wan the first while second Oklahoma til 11 having started with tlie morn turned to the leased while went m the afternoon leased in During were added at Bartlesville inwV and in newspapers at slm and and second Tulsa entered on thcnieni bvrship most eases the names of iiirly niunibor papers rcnmin the same and they arc listed amongthe well suc dailies in Since those early homa AP hiis risen to taking the leased wire The others are served by the pony Many expansions have marked the organizations growth Jn Oklahoma and never hns thettate membership nuthorized step In re cent years the major expansions in clude substitution of i high speed tele types for Morse telegraphy addition of bureaus at Fort with sending equipment also at Ponca and At Tttlsa the corre spondent acts as nationaloil editor N besides talcing care of all other news The Smith with connec on the state wire and the Use This ClipSheet Printing Centennial a ii d Newspaper Appreciation News and Featyre They Compiled 4at Your Jr Provided Early News issemmatioh to State 1907 Marked Beginning Of United Press Wire And Soonefland Oklahoma To Celebrate Centennial of Printing salt wells near the site of Union Mission where the missionaries obtained the salt necessary to their Formerly theTwelU flowed a large volume of saltladen btit soil erosion fronj the surrounding cultivated fields has all but covered thesalt Standing back of the salt well is Jake publisher of the Mayes County Democrat at Pryor and chairman of ne Printing Centennial Committee and historian of Mayes Women Hold Martifieau Active In Important Post In Since State Field of Journalism Press Office Founded firosscountry 1 and the Old South Other expansions include a state regional man ill flui Washington a state a complete The Oklahoma City at the of tliepres ent year becamei a point along with the cjilicr leading cities of the This revolutionary de velopment whereby news graphs and cartoonsare trans mitted by at the rate of square inches a minute to the benefit of all AP picture subscrib in the form The Ap takesmsmuch in its smaller member papers as in any of the larger and in this State has on its rolls two leading college pub The State University the O morning daily at Both those publications have maintained a high rank among the nations leading col From tlie smallest to the largest daily served AP in Oklahoma a regular service is doliv at the usual equitable Thes APs iirst major in Qklahomaiwas delivered 011 when President was assassinated by Leon iit the Buffalo PanAmerican Otto now employed by the Leo Music Oklahoma and the op orator and correspondent in this said in recalling this flash that he did not leave the StatOi Capitol build ing nor have his clothes off for 344 hours1 after that story now in his late looks to be a mail offortyodd A musician siuce he recalled duringthe constitutional conven tion at Guthrie he played in an or chestra in theold Koyal Hotel and in a theatre while William ray cmitemporaries were writing the Oklahomti He had left the newspaper that time but remains a cronyto all the oldtime Fourth Estaters of tllQ early day like Corb Frnttk Greer names iusepnrably linKeilyith journalism in the Sooner j Ziriuiierman s were Leslie the polished and suave editor of the Old Guthrie which later absorbed the State Fred the late Denver and John Gol the brilliant yesteryear free lancer who later became one of the firsf capitol correspondents after the statehbuse was established in Okla homa City Golobie and his Windsor tie verily belong to Oklahomas Fourth There was oneman who likedvto talkt of on Page Wives of Publishers Assisted In Producing First Newspapers Bj MRS WALTER FtiuiusoN of Tulsa Columnist on the Stripps Howard Newspapers OMEN have ivontnbuted to the dev clopment joui iialism i 1 begniuingj just Js they have helped with every other en They as ing as handmaidens for a to day become of an and can contemplate without blushing their achievements iii a pro fession which for so long was thought too proTbund for their mental I remember very well the first time set foot inside print shop It was in the town of Wapa Indian Terri and the room which housed it was eveii more more de dirty tliun most of them by tho the printing office seems to be the one the touch of H womans hand has not been able to eliminate tlie wearing adingy black was perchedupon a wobbly set ting by of while the hia long over a pine table seemed to be in the throes of literary although so far as I recall he never brought forth any but Since that such scenes have been imprinted upon my mem dim quiqt figure tins girl in the The tlmd of the job press punctuated tlie inces click of typeas it went tin stick feet shuffled across but nearly always the woman was That is the point to remom Andwe may imagine this composite embryo descend ing gingerly from her going slowly into business and then to a writers tlie Society opened tlio door for so many who Inter advanced to It is isrsy to visualize tlio slow process of ijiat One or fashion expert column Imsi ness editor and actually slow and for tho Eureka I to the busliiess when 1 days tlie whole Ferguson family re volved around the printing We left tlie house in niorniiif the entire ife sBiilded en nutsse bore impressive title of und opened the shop but iifew utes bjfbre our Havinga who was accepted quite casually in businessby her inenfoiks wfis a revelation tii and nil excitement in the It wasliot long either saw H good deal of the actnaUwork was done by this same that isto wasakind of fill erin would set type few fold the pa we folded by in those keep the books mail the single Write and when the boss md an i m Continued on Page 2 BillV Energy and Zeal Provide Inspiration to His Many Associates By LJTIN Di Tll iiiiKiiiiil jubilee should n it In pJis 1 vutliout a lemihder that tlie genial utineau not only is 1 u of tin MumT scribes ftn iui mttreitt in tho OKlahom i Picss but he isbelieved to be the only one of the old guard active 100 in editorial as Bill not only has attended more state press nssociation meetings than othereditor in Oklahoma but hid and ideas always have whcuover advice was needed to keep the gentiys business Mdrtiiienu pionneredwiththe pack ing industry in this year eompleting 125 publisher of the Oklahoma Daily Livesjtock Oklahoma ing he1 das en for many years in commercial printing and at present the Industrial Printing company in the capital Since his tenure as president of the Martincau has served for years a member of that organizations executive and has been rhuirnmn of the association s legisla tive committee ever since1 that group was sot The Oklahoma City publishers en ergy and long have given inspiua to his ussoiJates in the news paper Held mid civic and state Bill been known to relent in a tight for or for the betterment of the Imsi He is prod having started as a newsboy at Ha was olio of tlio first office boys the Pressemployed after its at the turn of the Ke spent years on the taking the hur dlefrom copy buy to tclegrajih ed Upon leaving sports telegraph ed itor f the News and later editor of tho Wiiir nipeg just when baseball was becoming popular in Like many other good Bill early acquired feet and in190 a dropped him qff whoro ho bnenme imbued with Sooneritis and Aii empty ITOEkftbook pushld the youth Vffine of the Daily 1 Bill inanaging gave him Tlie liext hop was the street the old Free Pointer of Their the the pink fiued Yankee on again and he moved Stafford ami Gaylord to the new plant at Fourth and Broadway as city Martinoaii grabbed a new oppor tunity joined with boys at the new stockyards as the Livestock News He was ouly 22 years old but had plenty ofvision and it not long uatil the yoiing was a fuli Continued Page Z News Manager for Press Associations United began ap pearing iu Oklahoma newspapers soon after It will be remem bered that the Press Asso citttipns is an as as the Sooner Stateibuth worn formed The growth of the family and newshandling facilities in Okla homa has been as steady as that lit the Fortytwo upers in Oklahomil have news service connections In the be was only one No other sprvico used in as many Oklahoma nowspa City nnd Tulsa were just small towns 1HJ9 when service was started totho Okluhojmv News of Oklahoma That news has Itased wires optr ating from sunup until sun started with a tele graph It Was filed by Western Union as i city in those Leased wires run day and night now in staff men in City Thirtyeight of the 42 clients contribute to the state news There are correspond ents in all countyseats in some coun ties there aro several The U client newspapers dot the state from Gnymqnato and Sayre and Altus to DiiruSt and The five pioneer clients aro still in the They include the the Chickosha Daily Express first became a client April the Hugo Daily News Governor Marland Issues Ministers Will Preach on Subject of Printing and Publishing Libraries and Clubs Cooperate r By SAVOIE University of year 1935 marks tho hun dredth j anniversary of the flrut printing nifl publishing done ill i andestablishos a milestone in tho progressive development of is npw a great commonwealth frtta ML undeveloped wilderness inhabited iually by wild prairie AM means of securing general recognition of this century of thft University of Oklahoma Preiis at Nor nmn has organized a com on which every i interested group in Oklahoma is Working in cooperation with it ia we Oklahoma Press ing are plans for the servance of the Issuance of a public proclama Governor Marland SfS floially opening the Centennial beginning October Sermons by ministers in community on October 6 re1 lating the and cultural to the first printing and publishing1 at Union Mission in Jtodian beginning in Special programs1 of observance in all of the schools of the state ing the Centennial Luncheon addresses byspecial speakers at Civic Club tJ L the United Prett firit Oklahoma in Oklahoma after aerving ed Oklahoma clients for eral from He is iuperintendent of all the 80 odd with in New Oklahoma City bureau manager for several He is manager of the Hawaiian service An BX few years about tjie time of tho Lamb rebellion and the Henry Johnston state admin was Donald UP who later became division news editor at Kansas City and still later left association Primsar jt 4 since Aug 1914 and the Sa pulpa Herald continuously P since June The first Oklfi homa were prepared by a Kansaift who was in the Louis bureau in those who later opened the first Oklalioma bureau and panded the service the state and who is now superintendent Of all tho 80odd bureaus around the Until masterdispatches were written in totaling 500 and filed to the Oklahoma The News then addressed du plicate copies to tlio and Hugo and refiled them with the telegraph i In with the World War mak ing much news raid more editors tak ing United Press service forits strong foreign bureaus were opened in Kansas and unilOklahoma clients obtained their tiiroughtho Dallas With war news getting tlje Oklahoma News emiio on loosed running from Kansas City to Additions to wire family were rapid with opening of a bureau ah Oklahoma The a morse telegraph circuit those extended to Ponca Chick Arkansas Sapiiipa nnd in recalling earlyday The Oklahoma City bureau wAs opened iu tlie early fall of us 1 remember beingiii Okla homa City election when the conceded the eleiitiou of Charles Evans Hughes as president while the had the election in with California to nnd finally Wood row William Sullivan was the first Oklahoma City bureau first bureau i was in a sheet metal a concrete in summer and cold in win The bureau miw is in the Oklalioma on Grand The expansion resulting from war service was Editors and who were w charge of newspapers iu the postrwar years will recall Mickel arid Karl who wen business representa tives in Oklahoma Bickel later became president of retired this addition of numerous newspapers leased wires and pony tho developed a good state Those were the spirited years when Jack Walton was clashing with the Kji Klux Klan and being when Tulsa had its race riots and oil boom followed oil were chronicled in U dis patches even in foreign lands One the men who coveredthese events was Kichard who the Oklahoma Oity bureau was made a leased wire relay point and a state wire was set op erating or the automatic are in use to This circuit at first operated at a speed 6f words a eight a It operates now at 60 words a eight hours a The two largest clients in the Oklahoma News and the served on a high speed trunk wire operating eleven hours a On clients are preparing Sunday their Korvice comes over trunk wire The years since 1927 have brought much growth to the Kdwin Moss Wil Hams and Stanley Wljitaker were business representatives for the iiu this during the Ralph Turner was division man at Iliggins installed George as Oklahoma City bureau manager in there were 23 clients in the stater When Boscoo becariio Kansas City bureau manager there wore 34 Hales has been Oklahoma City manager since AH but throe of tire 42 state news papers connections publish in1 the Some print Sun day editions in lieu of Huturdayttft The three night clients are a high speed printer circuit filed from Kansas througli the southwestern with oiii also sends day trunk Taptopuatfd ma limes aro used Jhe git it uumbPi of cli ents of todays news today from all incr the Okla homa news is gatheredon the several pony nrunts bv telephone and by telcgiuph Both the Western Union and Poital companies have private wires into tlio Oklahoma City BendTHg On the loosed wire is from Oklahoma with operated There me no on the All ut CO words a United Pie s growth inother and abioid Ins bien ns steady as that in Oidahonia U dibpatcHes are printed daily in 21 in 4S in some Ihe senico was enterprising and interesting coverage of tho news and on special t requests ami pro tectioA on their local intoost news in any pi e it popped jrhese fouu dations are atill m use Carpenter The Standard pany and The paper all of trhom considerable time i money to in thia In answer to the question What advertising media reach the greatet niimbtr pf cus tomers at the least costf the an The display of historic And modern fine examples of Oklahoma printingand publishing by printing concerns in each The issuance of special sectipns and editions by Oklahoma depicting and tracing the progress of local and state publishing DisplaysofJiistoric and mod ern Oklalioma pamphlets and newspapers by local libraries through out Oklahoma Programs of observance by womens clubs in each Special programs by Oklahoma radio broadcasting lof special pro grams by the colleges and ties oC the V The erection of a granite par kor at Union Mission by the Qkla homa Library The work of advancing the Centen nial program has been entrusted to committee representing groups primarily concerned with of tlie phases outlined The committee members and the groups they represent are as follows i XnjuV Oklahoma homa Education Ford Oklahoma Chamber of Oklahon Oklahoma Press Miss Florence Okla homa Library Cora Case Southwestern Library Van Di Womens Federated Clubs Badio Broadcasting Colle Universities of Grant Okla homa Historical t X Joseph ITnj versity of Oklahoma Savoie sity of Oklahoma Bookfiiellors of Enoch Oklahoma Graphs ic Arts Clubs ef t Leon Oklahoma Tho Associated Sam Oklahoma United 1 Newsptger worth following closely because contain news of unusual to eveiy
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