Friday, March 1, 1929

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Adair County Democrat (Newspaper) - March 1, 1929, Stilwell, Oklahoma Aft air (tomttj B^morrat VI)Alii COUNTY'S LEADING NEWSPAPER By Arthor BAbane A BRAVE MAN DEAD. INHERITED GENEROSITY HUMAN SACRIFICES USEFUL WARNINGS. Those thai pity themselves because their health is "not quite what it ought to be" niay consider Baron von Huencfcld, who died on the operating table, undergoing his thirteenth operation for an incurable disease of (he stomach that had afflicted him for years. STILWELL, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, MARCH 1,1929. NUMBER 4. Suffering hopelessly, knowing that he could not livelong and'must endure many operations, von Huenefcld planned and carried out the Gerjnan-Irish flight across (he Allan lie Ocean. Such courage and will power houhl make others ashamed to com plain. .1. Picrpont Morgan, gives New "York Hospital two buildings worth $2,000,000. (living seems to be in-lieriled, as illustrated also in the case ol the Rockefellers. Mr. Morgan's, father gave to Xew Yovk one >f its finest institutions, a great lying-in hospital. BILL RAISES IRE OF WESTVILLE RECORD EDITOR Scoring Calls Bill to Abolish Wcst-ville County Court "Foolish, JMr-t.y, Uncalled for Legislation^" NIGHT SCHOOL POSTPONED Serious rioting in India is caused by a report that Mohammedans kidnapped Hindu children and sacrificed then) in connection with construction of a new bridge. The report probably is not true. Once important works were usually accompanied by human sacrifices. Somebody was killed and bur :ed under the corner of a new build ing. A child or adult was often killed and buried in a shallow hole in a field newly 'planted. Knowing nothing about fertilizers, they observed with "religious awe" that the grass grew greener where the corpse was buried." " "~" "* ..... Madame Bella Pollack, died in Rumania, aged 118, leaving twenty-one children, the oldest eighty-five, and a fiance who would have been her third husband. Madame Pollack ate two and one-half pounds of black bread and a pound of sugar every day, and was never ill until her last illness. Men often live long when the doctor tells them that they will soon die. A warning makes them careful. James Melrose, twice Lord Mayor of York, England, aged one hundred, is dead. Insurance, company refused him as a bad risk sev-enty-fivc years ago. The famous Liugi Cornaro became interested in his health when doctors told him at forty that he must soon die. He ate only twelve ounces of food, drank fifteen ounces of red wine daily, died at one hundred and four. A bill has passed the House of Representatives to abolish the branch of the County Court at West, villc. ' Jn commenting on the bill, Dean Sebring, editor of the Westvillc Record, called it a "very foolish, dirty uncalled for piece of legislation," and laid the blame for it entirely on the people of this end of the county. As a matter of fact, upon investigation, we find that a man who lives in their end of the county circulated a petition and sent.it to Representative John Bunch Asking that such a bill be introduced into the bouse. The people of this end of the coun ty have no kick to raise about the branch of the county court being kept at Westvillc outside of the fact that it is very expensive and of prac tically no benefit. The people of the south end of the county do not blame the people of Wesville for attempting to keep this last semblance of a mighty struggle to be the cap-itol city of the county, but from comments and interviews, they seem to object lo being called "dirty, sneaking, undercover workers" by the northenders, when a man in their own country betrays them. "Taking into consideration the fact that the county seat is located at Stilwell, less money has been siient south of the Mason Dixon line than north of' it in the last two years," remarKed 6nc~SlflweIl man who is prominent in politics. By the "Mason-Dixon line" he meant Baron Fork creek. Another man commented on the question by saying: "If this is a dirty, underhanded trick, then we have sat idly by and had many limes more than that put over us during the past two years-and we have raised no bowl whatever. But the funny part of this is that the people of the south end had nothing to do with it." Mighty unfortunate thing that this came up. About time to drop this feud and work for the benefit of the county as a whole. Let's wipe out the "Mason-Dixon line" and make it one bigger and better Adah-county .But this much might be added-If the Northenders want to scrap they know what the Southern ers can do. The night school in dairying that was started by A. M. Calloway at the Maryctta school house has been discontinued during the Ijad weather. "It is almost impossible for anyone to get to the school house while the roads are in the present condition," Calloway said. He expects to continue the classes as soon as possible. 'We were having good attendance and the ljeople seemed to be interested in (be work," be said. ADAIR COUNTY STUDENT ON THE A. AND M. HONOR ROLL STILWELL BOY GETS PROMOTE! B. E. White, former Stilwell Boy, is  Given Place at Oklahoma A. & M. College. Miss Lura Mount of Stilwell is on the Dean's list of Distinguished Students at the Oklahoma A. & M. College issued at the ei.d of the first semester.' The list is made up of students who carried at least 15 Hours of credit with ...an average grade of at least "B". CITY COUNCIL VOTES PAVING Insistent Demands of Owners and Renters Along Main Street Causes Council to Take Action. A Commercial Club for Stilwell! B. E. Whil-e, son of Mr. and Mrs. 13. A. White of Stilwell, goes to the A. & M. college at Stillwater on March 1 as assistant instructor, in Horticulture. ' .Mr. White has been county farm agent in Cherokee county for the past two years and his record- of work earned him this- promotion. While is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and is well versed j in crops and soils. The Cherokee County Democrat devotes half a column to the enumeration of'jhc things he has accomplished since he has been agent in that county. SHARKEY WINS BY A DECISION (0,000 People See Bout at Miami Beach, Florida, Wednesday Night. Coming back with telling -blows in the midway of the bout, Jack Sharkey, Boston sailor, won the referee's decision over W. L. "Young" Stribling of Macon, Ga., at the end of 10 rounds of tame fighting at Mi-;mih Beach, Fla., Wednesday night. There were no knockdowns, but on two occasions the pride of the southland- rocked Sharkey with slinging blows aiid neary floored him. The first clout was in the 4th round and the other came in the eighth when Stribling had Sharkey on the run. At other times the bout was very tame with Sharkey always Among the things that are marked having the better of it in the close up to his credit are:. Encouraging j fighting. Sharkey landed a few ef- Lindbergh, on his way from Miami to Panama, hopped off on his twenty-seventh birthday. Only twenty-seven and bis name is known wherever men are civilized. Only itwenty-seveju mid .already he has conquered the ocean, and, what is more important, the respect of every man and woman.. grape growing to the point where more than 100 tons of grapes were shipped out of the county last-year; causing the planting of 1,000 acres of strawberries ;'thc selling of 75,000 apple trees, formation of a bull ;as-sociation; promotion of 'dairying until,.creain 4H-oducti,on passecl^|lie ! series 25,000 pound per year "mark; or-Jpion ganizalion of 4-H clubs; securing a home demonstration agent for the county free of cost, and-many other projects he has carried out. B. A. White has an exceptionally interesting family and hundreds of Stilwell people have remarked during' the past week that B. E. White-was a deserving young man and would certainly make good on his new job. C. F. Parrot, graduate of the Oklahoma A. & M. College will succeed Mr. White as county agent. Mr. Parrot was in school at the same time our county agent. Mr. Hayman, was there-in fact, the boys roomed together at school. feclive punches to draw blood from Stribling's mouth and nose. The match was a financial success as well as a social spectacle. The bout drew a gate of over $400,000 with an attendance of about 40,000. This is the first of an elimination to find a new world's cham: to succeed Turiney. ' � " Many Stilwell fans attended the fight via Radio. .JOHN L, ALLISON PREPARE NOW TO ATTEND THE FETE Presented by the Students of Stilwell High School, Tues. Evening, March 5th. 0 This young American's history makes millions feel as Caesar did when he read the life of Alexander . the Great and suddenly burst into tears, realizing that Alexander had THE STILWELL INDOOR CHAUTAUQUA Presented by the Students of the Stilwell High School on Tuesday Evening, March 5 8 o'clock High School Auditorium PART 1 The Chautauqua Concert Co., PART II Mrs. Jarley's Waxworks PART III New York Symphony Orchestra PART IV The Spotlight Review -Musical Comedy- PART V The Coonville Jubilee Singers Mrs. William McAnally, Pianist . ADMISSION: 35 CENTS The following chautauqua pro gram will be presented-by the Students of the Stilwell high school on Tuesday evening, March 5, at the high school auditorium : - Part 1. Chautauqua concert company; 2, Mrs. Jarley's wax works; 3, The musical entertain ers, the high school orchestra; 4, The Spotlight Revue, a musical comedy. 5, The Cbonville Jubilee Singers: Mrs. W. M. McAnally, pianist. The purest gold is not found beneath the surface of the soil, but in the heart of a friend. conquered the world when he was younger that Caesar Was then. The Captain was "on his ear" at some of the antics of his battalion. ''Not a man of you," he thundered, "will be given bis lib-, erty this afternoon." Voice: "Give me liberty or give me death." Captain: 'Who said that." Voice: "Patrick Henry." -A Commercial Club for Stilwell- John L. Allison, aged 02, died at his home near Stilwell Friday afternoon following an attack of pneumonia. Funeral services were held at the home at 2:30 and burial was made in the New Hope cemetery Saturday afternoon. Rev. Chas. II. Cole of the Methodist church conducted the funeral services. Attendants of the Roberts Undertaking Parlor were in charge of arrangements. The deceased is survived by a wife;*a daughter, Mrs. George Russell" of Honey Hill community; a son, Lee Allison, who made his home with his parents, and a, stepson, Horace Wilson of Joplin. Mr. Allison was an old and respected citizen of Adair county and his death leaves many sad hearts in the community. -- --- . A Commercial Club for Stilwell! After numerous requests by property owners and business men who are renting buildings along main street, and after being .presented with a petition bearing the names of several property owners, the Board of Trustees voted a paving-resolution at a call meeting. Wednesday afternoon. The Board voted a similar resolution last spring but it was petitioned down. People who Were interested in getting the main street paved believe that more of the property owners are now in favor of the paving and have prevailed on the council to pass this resolution. This resolution simply puts the matter in the hands of the property owners, the board said in commenting on the resolution. It gives them a chance to go ahead and pave if they want to, or petition it out if they '.'.ill do not favor paving. Several of the property owners havL. stated in interviews with the Democrat reporter that Iheytavoredj the paving and hoped that at least the main street could be paved this year. Some of the men who are renting the buildings have- even said that they would be willing to voluntarily raise their rent enough to lake care of the paving tax, which would be levied only on business houses which fronted on the pave ment. An. analysis showed that a major il.y of" the houses on the main street are occupied by business men who do not own the buildings. '. The time of year and the condition of busi ncss should not affect the paving since the rent goes on for the prop erty owners the same at all times of the year and as long as they are able to keep the buildings rented. There are very few vacant buildings in towm right now and the general opinion is that there would be fewer if the main street were paved. ---S--7- STILWELL Ten Years Ago This Week Taken from the Files of the STANDARD-SENTINEL Trent-Mallon. 1 The marriage of Miss OIlie Trent' and Mr. Thomas F. Mallon was sol- ;| emnized January 31, by the. Rev. A; 13. Riker, pastor of the Central Metb> odist Church of Columbus, Ohio. 'I Mrs. Mallon is the daughter of Mr.'" and Mrs. C. Trent of the Maryctta community. . STILWELL DEFEATED Jake :0nionr uniier .......*.....'� 1 � By A. V. M. JAKE IN THE DUMPS Herbert Hoover may find important aviation work for Lindbergh. Nothing more probable. An engineer knows that somebody who knows how to-do.wb.at you want done is valuable. . Colonel Lindbergh understands the flying part. A fine combination. Many hats would go up in the air if young Lindbergh .were put by Mr. Hoover at the head of a separate de^ partmeht for natlonnl air defence. Mr. Si Perkins, Howdy. Writen you this day tell it you that no got it anything Write it bout. Nothin happen. Nothin do-in. Nothin goin on but calendar an almanac.an Jake lie no got. Jake he stayin it home these day cause snow it got it roads all wet like it rained on ben.' Can't go it anywhere thout gettit it foot dirty; Come it home wit it dirty foot an run'hi'fo fire warm, it nose an pie squaw he raise heck. Say it Jake he no count and no good an oughta be shot trackin mud on floor, So Jake he hafta stay home., Jake he gonna get in it trouble yet cause that free what Jake air neighs bor cut it down in holler what got it full wit it snow gonna be there when snow il melt and neighbor know then what go wit it wood what Jake steal.- Tomorry Jake he gonna go up to'it woods and cut it up that tree an haul to house. Then maybe.not gel it nose bust gain Car what Jake buy fore snow he snow been sottin out .in woodyard so long time now an maybe car run it when spring, come.. AU sTioe get it tired long time now ait all settfn Sand Springs, who met the U> cal lads in. the second round of the Northeastern tournament, came out victoi'ious, 2 5 to 17- Seem, the Sanditis center, was the outstanding star, totaling 14 points by himself. Lemming of our team ran up seven while Trentham played a wonderful defensive game. The win for Sand Springs put them in to the quarter finais. They were eliminated in the semi-finals by Pryor. A satisfied customer is your best advertisement-after you have advertised for the customer. flat on ground. Jake be start drag into barn tother day an all froze up tight. Back shoei no turn . it. Snow all gone now, an no can make it sled outa that car, so guess hafta wait till summer "'an make it car gain. All neighbor sore at Jake now on count cause nothin. Jake he no see nobody but cat an squaw an squaw he mad ihos time. Jake he livin life a cat an dog. Squaw he say it Jake he oughta work an Jake He say too many winter time work it; an sides.Jake he sc^:"shadow.'.Feb. -2.' All which make bad business. Guess maybe Jake see it stars when squaw he use stick wood on bean. Jake he feel like it town thout Commercial Club. One foot in it dead letter orfis an tother slippin fast. Feel like goin be too dead have funeral. ' Hopin you same. Maybe worse, JAKE ONIONRIJNNEH P. S. Jake .he ferget say he got it hue bad* Feel like been shot at an miss. Feel like, been,pull thru .knothole wit it shirt off. Jake be feel like been washin socks wit it toot in em.*.',',< '/ \ Stilwell would be better off if people were as ambitious in preventing fires as they are in getting to them. G. B. Mays, teacher jii district 32}-\ died at his home from pneumonia?;; Sunday. 'i Attorney Harry Winsojr announces as a candidate for Police Judge-; or the city of Stilwell. ! County Attorney G. 0. Grant' handed down an opinion that the,-| women may vote in the coming city. primary. I Clarence Patterson is in receipts ol* letters from his brothers, William and Payton, who are overseas. Wil-^l Ham says in part: "I'm proud of tho/^ 90th division. We look towns thnt:^ the regulars fell clown on. The field artilery boys said they were not .1 afraid to move in behind the 90tby| for thev always held the ground."^! * ' � - '<? Sperice Gonzalis says that the*1 Standard-Sentinel was in error' inWj reporting his son, John Gonzalis;'|r dead; from gun shot wound. Hfe^'j has a letter from his son that saysfa be was only, injured and had abouti'|J recovered. ' ' ; ' - - , 'hi WATTS " ' _ -tl Here we are again, lolks, after al three of four weeks' absence. ; One,! editor came to see us today and wef were twcntyrtwo'-miles away calling! on another editor. Sorry we not get TO. talk with Mr. Perrine, wel are always pleased to talk with himl and this was the.'first time he had.l called on us for a year. Well, it,J will give us something to writej|[ about anyhow. The extreme\ bad weather, nop feeling we'll' and -.having many cases! in Justice court to handle has pre^; vented this writer from keeping u$fj our regular weekly department Made a trip to Stilwell Tuesdap with Mr. J. W. Ayers and our coffi stable, W. II. H allmark, on an; i|f vitation of our county Judge, W. Scoficld, as consultants on a cas&j coming before his honor, relativet^ the sanity of, Mrs. Richie, who been a resident of Watts for tw^ or three years. A board of phys^t cians were called in to examine thl|| lady, and on their recommendaUoaP the judge sent her to the hospital;'<f" Vanita for the insane, where she taken by Undersheriff Grover berty that evening. The heart: before Judge Scofield attracted attention of everyone in the col house due to the spasmodic tempi of the woman under investigaj$i While at Stilwell, we visited o; son Harold and his wife, Pearl,5aj$| (Continued on page 5) '�| Stilwell Will Be What We" Want It To Be We sometimes hear the wish expressed that if this tOW&f could be, Jhis, and could be that, how much better it wouldilira Some of us have looked about us and have seen other: tawi that seemed to prosper more, that seemed to have fore of*' things - that - make for a bigger and better town than we'hftVeJI It is true, some towns do have more than we have," but^i^f'' majority of instances they have these things because sOmewl in the town is a man who was -not satisfied wittj things as t were. He ,wanted them better. He interested' 1itosfe( about ' and soon they became a group of men working-together Ic the accomplishment of one end. , � 0 ' The result was a belter town, a different atWQS.phtob^ luosphrere that was progressive and-the 4ow^beeame' * (jrywhere in that sectibn as a good, live tpwrt. V* ' 1 It takes live men to make a live town*-/ iV,^ We believe that StilwelLhas ^nougliMivtifffX*" gressive men to make thsi communityi'al^h^'W^ \ . ���:.::\;\'--'..:i-t';':-'"!.ji,-'.iM�S �� . '  O \ " ' bV."* 63

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