Sequoyah County Democrat And Star-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 11, 1918, Sallisaw, Oklahoma AND Official Paper of Sequoyah County Oklahoma Sequoyah County Democrat Vol. No. 2 JAN. 11, 1918 Vol. 24, No. 50 SEQUOYAH COUNTY BOYS TO THE FRONT Enlist In Army Service and Have Left For Sallisaw Well Represented in Every Branch of The Sixteen men from this county left last Wednesday for various training having enlisted in the regular U. S. R. A. Withrow left Wednesday morning for to join the aviation Rufus Harrison Crickett ana John Pendleton enlisted in the U. S. arid were sent to Camp at N. C. Reed was appointed captain of this squad by the local board and will be responsible for them until they reach training Shalah A. Seton enlisted in the navy and left Sallisaw Wednesday afternoon for Oklahoma where he will be transferred to a naval training Ten men left on the noon train for Camp to join the quartermasters the leadership of J. I. an attorney 6f Hid squad was composed of S. Frank Lester Ralph W. Claud James P: f L. and Guy These young meii to last week to join the held until received by the local board to send them to the training The local completed their work of mailing out to the registrants of this county Wednesday at and are now sending out classification cards as fast as the class of the registrant is Over questionnaires have been sent out by and of the 6f the county have completed their them with the board and have been assigned to proper work has been greatly by the legal advisory board of this the members of which have given their time cheerfully to expediate the work of the local Two Test Wells To in Sequoyah Mr. Ji W. of this has oil and gas leases on several thousand acres of land near Muldrow and east of Sallisaw for L. W. Wells oi who will drill two teat on these leases at an early The contract has been let for building of the derrick for the Muldrow and the timber for the derrick for the well near Sallisaw has been The location for the test east of this city will in the neighborhood of the school two and one half miles east of There is tio question about gas being found in this and it has been predicted by every geologist who visited this section that oil would produced if drilled to a proper The company represented by Mr. Breedlove is showing good faith with the and there is no doubt about the immediate developement of the land leased J. A. Taylor Elected Chairman of Board of County Commissioners District Court Adjourns To Monday January 14th. At the first of the board of county commissioners held this on the board elected Commissioner James A. Taylor chairman of. the ensuing Mr. Taylor succeeds R. L. who as commissioner from district No. 2, has served as chairman of the board during past Mr. Taylor was chairman of the board in 1915 and is fully qualified to fill the position with credit to himself and to the Mr. Horn has made a most acceptable chairman during his term of office and has given both time and attention to the affairs of the and has made a record as a county U. S. USE OF STATE FUNDS FOR HOME GUARDS John I. of arrived in Sallisaw last Sunday td open January term of the district the following but after he was of the of lining done by the members of the legal board in assisting the registrants of the county in filling out their he decided to postpone the term of court until January 14. The lawyers of this to put aside their business in to assist men subject to questionnaires and to expediate the work of the local and the demands made upon their in this work is as the time limit for completed court Jin order they might their patriotic work before taking up their Hooley of Marble was arrested Monday by Deputy U. S. T. N. Charged with He aced in at Stilwell until trial before ' E. M. Frye His bond was set at Biller Miller were by Deputy U. S. Joe They appeared before Commissioner Frye and released on They were charged with operating a still was raided several weeks but failed to catch Sanders or Miller at the Undersheriff Til Conley A change will be made in the personnel of the sheriffs office in the next few caused by the resignation of Undersheriff Til who is giving up his position and will to he has a more lucrative position offered R. E. deputy will take the position made vacant by Conley's Mr. of his office in good and just as soon as Mr. Campbell becomes familiar the work Tie will asume the duties of his new 1 Til Conley has served on the sheriff's force for the past three During the first term of former sheriff C M. he was a deputy at and made a splendid record which gained for him the promotion the office of U. S. WILL CONTROL ALL BINDER TWINE Selections For the Spring School OKLAHOMA Jan. 8.-Fifteen dollars was made available for in the organization of home guards in Oklahoma by an opinion of Attorney-General S. P. Freeling made ' yesterday to Adj. H. Mr. held that an appropriation made for the national guard was available for the use of the home as both are constituted as state this money will be available for the purchase of uniforms is as it is specifically provided that the money may be used foy providing an postage and extra STEAM LAUNDRY I was completely destroyed by fire residence of. J. S. Holly was damaged early last Friday it is started in the engine room of the laundry arid before the alarm coUld be turned in the had enveloped almost the entire ' The fire boys responded but on account of the fire having such a start the laundry which was a large frame they were Their attention was given to nearby They succeeded Mr. Holly's a heavy No insurance J carried on the laundry or residence by Mr. was saved from the laundry and the citizens suffered a loss of wearing 'The loss is estimated at according to Albert fire The Sequoyah County Meet Board held a meeting last in and the following pieces played by all according to literary r 1,J!, 3, 4i Op. 63, No. 6i-Streabog. 5, 6, 7, 8, L' Op. 14, No. 1.-Pad- 9, 10, 11, 12, Morceau 23, No. ' ' Winners of- medals arid voiced previous to this will not be allowed to contest for the but will be al lowed to enter in a higher At the Episcopal Church Sunday morning Rev. Allen Jacobs will con duct services at 11 and will an address on Wise Men of the The been placed in the and can be seen by any who were not present last The new illustrated papers will be ready for the Sunday School at 10 a. m. Jan. 7.-The food administration arranged to control during 1918 the supply of binder so important to those of the granger Reasonable so low as former This control will be effected agreements the binder twine makers have made with the food which wilt the buying and eliminate Henry former warden of the Minnesota state where he built the largest binder twine manufactory in the will have charge of the work in the food Sallisaw Bank and Trust Company DEPOSITS GUARANTEED NO STATE BANK State Bank Commissioner ' D. has announced that he would not make a call for a statement by the state banks for - 31st, the call comptroller for the national He stated that as the last call was made on November 20th, and that during the four statements had been made by the state and that he considered this Government Cotton Is the all Absorbing Question Wherever People I The winter wheat crop of Kansas will be short again which means flour will stay high and perhaps go Corn has not yet been and no matter how big the crop will corn will remain so that it is absolutely necessary to produce our own See the Government's Call and Heed It. Plant the fence the waste places and vacant town lots to anything for food or Keep the hatching chickens and the sows raising Come in and we'll talk it D. P. President Will N. Cashier rooms for light all modern N V v Mrs. O. G. 127. The census bureau reported Wednesday the amount of cotton ginned up to January 1st, to be 10,450,401 round bales as half bales and exclusive Last to January 1st, amounted to 11,039,491 The 1917' cotton crop in shows a marked increase over that of 1916. Up to December 1st,-the total for the state were 857)319 as compared to 782,095 bales for 1916. Sequoyah county had ginned up to this 27,267 bales and to the same date in 1916, only 20,056 First For National Mississippi is the first state to ratify the proposed prohibition This action was taken and was passed by both houses with only eight dissenting votes being Governor Bilbo presented the matter in his message to the legislature and it was immediately ratified by both house and FOR lor Shop racing in Inquire at City Jim McCullough Joins Jim of this city joined the artillery branch U. S. Army in Muskogee He left for Camp where he will go in Jim a few weeks ago joined the Quartermasters but later released by the department so he could the Mrs. C. O. Frye Entertains The 500 Club was entertained by Mrs. O. Frye at home on East Vine Wednesday The afternoon was spent in knitting for the local Red Cross and afterwards a salad course was Miss India Hines was awarded honor of having the best piece of knitted The prize was also turned over to the Red Cross Those present were Mesdames Gus C. Q. Henry L. Roy Jim Ed. Alex S. and Miss India the guest were Mesdames H. D. Judge J. H. Pitchford and Harry N.