Checotah News, December 21, 1950

Checotah News

December 21, 1950

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Checotah News (Newspaper) - December 21, 1950, Checotah, Oklahoma The Checotah News VOLUME 9 CHECOTAH. McINTOSH COUNTY, OKLAHOMA DECEMBER 21, 1950 NUMBER 18 PRESIDENT SAYS , Former checotah Man NATION IN CRISIS i f>'�'"S�lphnr Dec 12 Worj has been reccved here of Last w'reek when President TWi- ^j,e death at his hiaine at Sulphur man adareltsed tho nation over tha tidahonaa on Thursday, Dec. 14, radio he brouRht a message of gnm ^ ^ Jennings, formr Checotah wao-ning to the American people in 1^.5 ^k-nt and busineis mun. who had regard to tha aianger which threat- ^^^.^ in jn health for some t-nie. ens the country. He lay down cei-1 t uneral sei-vices were held at tain rules 01 coniiiuct and forecast, ^j^g Paul's Methodist Church in the aictions our nation is about to : c:,i,i,ur last Thursday December 14 witn Rev. W. S. Collins, pastor, officiating, and interment was made in the OaklawTi Cemeliery in that city. Jennings was born July 12, 1871 take to ward off menac'e that now fates us. It may be inferedi from the President's speech that Washington has at last eaaght up with the, think'iie of the people nnver 2". years uefmv huge blun"!pi^"^ a945. eat *o demand o.,r thoughts an.'. Sui-vivoi-s include tihe \nfe, Mrs. energy. Our big job as af now ic &usie Jennings, of the home; one to get out of our pretiiciment ^vith ! ^- ^;P""'"Kf- J/- �! Sulphur; � � ' one aster, Mrs. T. A. Conyers of iVljeeker, Oklahorma; and two grand APTITUDE TESTS GIVEN STUDiENTS Checotaii District Soil (lonservation News our necks and our indepmdence. Andl that is not going to be ea.-jy Only by our united efl'orts solidly supporting whatever dtfenvivq, program we mpiy be called upon to put iTito effect cain we hope to a vert the danger which threatens. -As indivniduals, we must give our bo : to the effort w*Wi in the higij seh.ool, which L designed them, in planning their I'uture ,iv6lk in school and after graduation'. " Thfe plan in-x'ludes giving a serice of tests to each of the stuclants. These tests are then scored amd e^-aluate�l by the college guidance tlivision and the results reLumei to the local, school adniimstration for the info^ation �of boith the students and faciilty 111 planning iiie future activity of the. indivi'fllual students the rcnioimder I lai-1^' ! ol hia school years and after graduation. The tests are now being given to the men.bws of the Fl'esnman and Senior clt-sses at the high school The Junior and Sophomore classes Nvill receive the te.Hs in thJsir Senior year, as wnll the Freshraen at the of school each year. The program is stni/ctly tor ithe bene, fit ana, guidance oS the students, and ^^i" not be used in determining gradej or grad-uiation from high scl-.ool, accprCling' to school super-inten'dent Fled C. Ogle. Parents who are interested in the outcome of the t&5ts ara invited 10 leel free to check thi ar. | ers, who sang -'If 1 Could Tell you",ueel:, ac oniing to Bob Key ^md What nation has anything that tha (Firestone), "Bfecause" n'Hardeloi) Lowell RuL-isell, directors of the two people of the Unitedl Slates would 1 and 'The Lord's Prayej-' arranged I organ^ations. The program of the oovef Certafinly w� do not want 1 hy Malotte. | evening will be the rendition of the slavery of Russsa; the overpou-' xhe bride was given in marriag-e iated vBstnesB of China: or the tax- by her father, who accompanied ridden poverty of England, France, jier to the �altar. Her formal wed-Italy and Spain. We dont want war, driig gown of white brocade taJfsta but since there are natioiu ani|(\ith nxifling of tulle, was accentecj rulers of nations who do, it is up to us the be perpetually prepared to retiist those who would oveircome iia. Our young men must, for their own good and advalntage, be trained in the fundamentals of military tactics in order that they may be prepared to carry on defensive ajc-tion at any time of need. Our people must be schooled in mass co-operative effort on the home front in order to give the n.ost effeclivi. support to Ihe defensive forces. Qnly a miracle can remove the necessity for cvirey able bodied youth in the nation having more or less military training. The countJy needs several million men right now to form the Anangruard of defen e as thie war clouds gather over the world. But we must wait untl Ihey can be traineOi, and it might od that we do not have that much time H In spite of the grim outlook for the future, the American people are not discouraged and are arising to the emergency \vilh characteristic courage. They will find a way, if there be one, to surmount the difficulties and overcome the dangers that threaten, and if wortt comes to worst, thby will make the supreme sacrifice to preserve those objects, purposes and iucals which were first brought into existence by our forefathers whose effoits brought into being the nation which nowexcels all others in the world SUPPER CLUB HAS GAY CHRISTMAS PARTY Mr. amid Mrs. Jay J. Blaickburn entertained the members of the Sup', per Club With a lovely Christni-js party last Saturday evening. The home was bejautifuly decorated with the Yuletide colors and desifens on the dining' table, mantle and Christmas tree. The members gathered at the Blacfchurm home and" proceeded from there to Edythe's Cafe for a no-host dinner. Tho tables were gay with red gl&dioll ;and green candles for center pieces. Following the dinner the "party returned to tho Blackburn home for the main event of the evening, the OhrlBtmaa eK-chasige. Present were Messres. and Mesdamies E. H. Lvn'n John McCann, Bussell Koch, C. P. Futrell,, W. K, Briice, IL. it Sharpo and G, W. Stid-ham, and Messeni Ralph Looney, and .DotislaB Wilbumi of OklahomA City. ' Mi88 l^rene Dryden of Davis, fCal-Ifomia arrived Tuealday for a visit with her brother, (Ray Dryden, and fatnilv diuring: tha holMaj* with seed pearls, and her finger-tip 12:00 o'clock. "The Christmas Story" as arranged by Paul Yoder amd will repfre-sent weeks of careful preparation on the fiart of the j.> Day plan, ani any othciTs ^vho----- _ _________^ ____^---- -^ that the school has shown sevea-ai, may be interestetf, at I position at the meeting Tuesday. his business wouldl from being a regiular ity that has betn attempted., Ray Johndali, a memher of'tie ! Board of Directors, resigned hid Linat Lue ttcriooi lias siiown aevtu ai, iiiia^' ^^^^^^^-, -- - 1 ^uaituuii at exhibits at the Sute >air featuiuig Theatre on Wednesday. Docember 1 ^j^lgj^^jj^^ ^^^^ soil erosion. Ihe Checotah High. 27, at iO a. M. for the purpose 01; pjg.^.gj,t f^o^ School has had i^everal bpys to tn- determining their will reiauve , ^^.g^^^jj^ j^^^^^j 1 ^_____ :^ ^ . , ... f,fi,ro nif the Drosrram. All__, n,,f i,, ,r�,.i. ter teiTacing contests and oilers a the future of the program vei-y complete study of sou ^.oiiser- are urged to atteno._ vation in the iresljiian _^�ri,~A,-r-�/-.r- Virif 1 The Board of ilupervisois lealiz- POST OFFICE WILL ing erosion 13 a n-Jiural problem QpEN CHRISTMAS A-M. and one that Xdl citizens of ouj------' - ,, . , , country should be-inteiesttd in atw Postmaaster W W hunter and e^xecaally interescea m aasUtijng courtecuB staff wrill give further oua- schools in getniig the erosiol �\ d^^^T '"^I problem before the scnool chUdren; *� ^�^^ l*"^' l"""^ the citizens of tomorro* on Chnstemas morning when Terrace lines will be 'mn on the "^^'J' ''epon for duty as usual W. B. Simpson farm near Rentiles- '^'?''r,�^'^%n n^T viUe. Simp-on plana, on construe*, the hour^ of 8:30 and /10:00 o- ing- his tenaces witSi a team and ... ^ r ' ' ' In making the announcement of meetings of the gr;a3, tho former Miss Viigin-la Oreeii, was matron of honor, ihey wore identiney and Cihns. R. Frq'einan. GIRLS WIN; BOYS LOST IN BASKETBALL PLAY Coach Uepaan Bmerson's girls bas� ketball stiaud adderd another victory to tho list on Tuesday evening of this week when they want ahead ot the Hanna girls 50 to 27 as a curtain raiser ifor la conference gsm^ Ainna Lo Jernigan was in charge the bride's book. ^ For her going-awiay attire, the brild* chose a white wool tailored, suit and she wore a coi-sage of gar-.deniaa. The coupto wfiU make their home temporarily at Ft. Rilev, Kan-sas, where Cpl. Sands ia sbationed. ai� operation for removal of a brain, tumor several weeks ago. Miss Martha McCliijtock left thb week for Blartca, Colo, to spend the holidavs with bier father, W. W. McCHwtoek. SPENDING CHRISTMAS SEASON IN NEW YORK Miss Dorit Nile>, teacher in the Tulsa City SchooU, accompanied by her mother, Mr*; Elva B. Niles, of tha city, i� leaving Sunday .tight for New 'York City, where Misa' Dorli will atteUfi a speech conveUtion as representative of the Tuha school Will Rogera Jlunior. High School, For Mrs. Niles, the trip is a Chrvst-mas gift from her daughter. Tney will visit relatives while in the city. Mrs. Ada Harrison returned ilioniie the first of the we�k from a teh days visit with her daugjiters, Mrs. Beuna Barker and Mis. Bessie Wynn and familiee at Oarlsbaid, New Mexico. Mrs. Mae Simmonfof Tulsa^apent Tuesday of this week Jat the homo of her brother, Dave Martin, andj fawily (n tho city. Oklahoma Natural Gas Co-Gives Employees Dirnier An employees dinner meeting of the Muskogee Diutrict of the Oklahoma Natural Gas Co. was held Monday night at the Masonic Temple, according to P. V. Boot, District manager. The meeting was attended by employees and their wives, or hiubahds, represenfhg the com-inunites comprising the IMuskogee cistrict, including aruskogee, Beggs, Boynton, Checotah, Coweta, Euiiau-la, Henryetta, Okinulgee, Quinton, Stigler and Wagoner. A talk by the company presidcoit, Joseph Bowes, and other olSfioials followed the dinner, wjiich was a very grdat success, according to J. 'O. G�tes, local represeihtativie of the company. GORDON-DOBSQN VOWS , EXCHANGER LAST SATURDAY Mr. and Mrs. Ben Gordon tiava announced th;e marriage of their daughter, M'ary. to Russell Dobaon, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Dobson, Sr., at the olfce of the Justice of Peace at Ft Smiih, Arkansas, on Saturday, December 16. The ceremony was wiitiiessed by the bride's parents and the mother of tho groom, who accompanied the couple to Ft. Smith. The young people are at home in the Rosendahl apartments, and plan to eontrsue their school HOrk, he a Connors College, and .she at *he Checotah High School. V F.W. HAS PETITIONS FOR St ATE VETERANS BONUS Kermit Milam baa advised that members of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars organization, have petj tions asking for the calling of an election to "vote on granting a teasi'J bonus to veterans of World Wars I and'II by the state of Oklahoma, those who wish to sign the petition should see Warren Hill at 'Joe's Baa* or Bual White at the Lebure Palace. The V.P.W. .points out that many �f the. states have already granted bouses to the veterans of the two war's and cont^inds that Oklnhonia should do likewise. Mrs. Gertrude Haixlcastle! 01 i\IuBko(^e ipent a few days this week with Mrs, Carl iNowbeiry. Mre. Hardcaatle who suffeired a brokeai hip last summer is able to be up with the did' of crutches, ' By request of Misa Mamie Chap^ man, th^-News will ga to Mrs. Vera Duncan at Glendq^a OsKfomia for 19S1. Miss Cjlitpwi oonsdlera the News an excellent Christms gift, fo'p out of town friends. between the ileqaoyah Indians and th6 Checotah boys. Ehnersom's baU tossers had Bittle dSfifiouity in taking care of the visiting girls, arid the scoring was pretty 'evenly dividi ed among ttie players. The Indlams came out khead of the Wildcats in ther main event of the evening, iS to 40. The Checo-quintette seems to ba having consdeaible dSffioulty in gettihg into the conference rstce for some season or other, but they have not suffered any humiliating defeats so lar, most stores having been closa enough to be eacouraging. Last Friday might, Ucicemiber 15, the Checotah girls were in Vau Buren, Arkansas, where they were nosed out 43 to42 m a last second saore by the home team which e-liminnted a one point margin tha local girls had just before Xhei final whistle. The boys were in Stilwell the same evening and bame out wutl\ the short ettdl of' the score in tbtac game. TEXACO GRILL UNDERGOINQ REPAIRS; EXPANDlEO The Texaco Grill, owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. Ben . Gordon, is being remodeled and expanded this wedk to enable' tho proprietors to offer improved service to customei-s. The program injcludes building additional kitchea space in the rear anc^, oonvertinff a pm-t of the preselfE spMe Into a private dining and luoch room, with a seating capacity of approximately thirty. The grill is expect-ed to bci open about ^January 15. Mr. amj Mrs. D. L. Richwine of Lemmore, CSalifomia arrived in h�i city last Saturday to spend the holl� days with their daughter, Mrs. Bea Gordon, ajad fanwly. >'. SCHOOL BANDSMEN TAKE ,i PART IN BAND CUNlC ' t Four members of the Checotaii High school \Band topk part ih thai all-state haHi concert and one menin ber of the group was present for observation at the two Iday blaind cliniis which was held at StiUwate* on Friday anjd Saturday and lasn week. Throe of the Checotah gtoqjKc were chosen to play .in the nvaas band (concerts and Danny , Powell; was selected as an absecver; Er-^ myne Snodgrass, oboe; Bill Smith, SouEaphone; am^ * Carey, bass Iclaraet, xepr�e Ohecota^ 'organization in tha band' cooioert Ninety-ifiv� htgh school bands totalinar ov�r: nsiusjicians presentedr tha maw cert under the direction otf IXi ChwKh, <^ Teacbenii lege, New York. *�' Ray ;