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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 nn ver 2". years     uefmv huge  blun 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 cla.is. _^�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, 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   

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