Friday, July 9, 1937

Adair County Democrat

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Adair County Democrat (Newspaper) - July 9, 1937, Stilwell, Oklahoma FIREMEN TO BOLD ANNUAL PICNIC JULY 23 AND 24TH Thts Vicinity was thrilled with a thunder and rainstorm Monday night on Mrs. M. A. Buckner, 66, mothef�of violent proportions. Mrs. Vina Panter and grandmother On July 28rd and 24th, two whole days, the firemen will hold their an- which took mini *��i8� i. i ... �w,, wuivn wok vu Twiciiv luuiiviiiunB, win. ijuw .rracec ana ?or thre� ,a8? itv?T I' CU8t�m Many,0lk8 were-roU8e<i fr�m sleep to 'of the Panter children of. this C�y, ^^1^^ Endows,'died" in Weetwood, California, wheS TieFVflZlr^T''0T***? �nly t0 that their l"��e3 were she resided among three of her chi^ I^JT � EK^,* The Power was dren, last Wednesday. since away hack in the beginning. The picnic has always been equal to an old home week in Stilwell, and people who have moved away begin writing for the date early in the spring so that they can attend. There will be all sorts of interesting concessions, including a merry-go-round, ferric wheel, a "mix-up", several shows, pop, hot-dog, peanut and lemonade stands, a dance platform and as the sale bills always say, "many other things-, to numerous to pmention". Write and tell you friends to meet you here on those two adys. soon restored, although the force at j Mrs. Buckner was born in tha^ part| the light plant was far behind Tues- �* Indian, Territory which Wteibe*. day mending broken wires. came Stilwell, (February 4, U872. The So furious did the wind become remains were brought here where the that the town was strewn Tuesday | funeral services were held last Sun-with broken limbs from trees, and day in the Christian churchy with debris which was carried by the ex-1 Rev. C. p. Furiy of Suoam Springs* ORA GORDON LOSES. AND FINDS WRIST WATCH Ora Gordon and family who went swimming at Baron Monday night,, left so hurriedly when the sudden storm \ arpse th&t part of their be-?! longings were left on the bank of'the cr6ek. On arriving-home he discovered that a wrist watch valued at $50 and a ring which was not so valuable, were missing. Hurrying to the spot Tuesday morning, he found the leather strap of the watch just .above the water line, and the ring washed away 40.19 was expend William afed by the National Youth Admini- Pebt Xdjui [iftaitlbn in Oklahoma during the past nouncestlutt the Farm Debt Adjust-ttonths in providing part time joW meni;�oj|^^ students attending state high-, adjusted $20,470 of farm indebted jibols and colleges. is information was received here today by James. G. Ward, Adair coun-typSfYA. supervisor, from Fred P; Drake, director of student aid for the National Youth Administration. ;*)f this sum $562,226.64 was divide jitaong 45 colleges, who participate In the college aid. There were 6$D9. college students in Oklahoma |o received approximately $15.00 month for work done on jobs provided by and supervised by the re-_ spffctlvc schools. e remaining $570,713.55 went on ; --Tie;; fij^i^s^s^^:^^:^:. sue seems to have been defeated by-the power of public opinion. - If the Spaniards |don'tnuito ness, thus saving many Adair County farmers from foreclosure. Many 1 of them who were paying from 8 to, . 10 pel- cent interest, were refinanced^ pretty soon there will be no one let* oh long term, amortized loans with the Federal Land Bank at 4 per cent or with the Commissioners of the Land Office at.3 per.cent. Others were refinanced by private interests, at low interest rates. In these ad- justments, scale-downs or reduction of indebtedness, were secured by the Committee in the amount of $2,260. By reason of the adjustments, delinquent taxes amounting to $579 were EAGLE THEATRE INSTALLS AIR COOLING SYSTEM The Eagle Theatre, has the hot weather down for the count, with the recent installation of a cooling unit which keeps "the "air from 15 to 20 degrees below the outside temperature. - According to Clyde Phillips owner, the air. is cleaned, cooled and washed regularly by the process which insures a comfortable auditorium at all times for the enjoyment .of the summer's best releases. Miss doris church ....... winner in contest _..... won fourth a^,�flve%do"lU>ra-4h*ga8h'^] she competed in the Juliana Festival at MuBkogee last Friday. She was the only entrant from Stilwell. The contest was sponsored by the Retail] Merchants of Muskogee. -I 1,2$1 grade and high schools in the paid. On April 17, 1937, the figures state where socially desirable jobs'for the entire; State, ahow. that over were provided for 18,348 boys and $5,260,000 of farm debts have been girls. This group received approxi-j adjusted, covering 259,000 acres, with' a scale-down or debt reduction, of over a million dollars, and that $189,-753 delinquent taxes have been col-, wrqte: "This program was designfed j lected. i;^: ':: primarily for the purpose of keeping u The Adair county committer whose needy high school and college off!-, members volunteered'their services, cialfe who have had charge of the ad-j and who serve without pay* consists ministration of this program in their, of: G. E. Casey; Bunch; J. A; Heston, ma|ely $6.00 a month for their work. telling of this phase of the NYA program in Oklahoma Mr.1 Drake schools have observed its purpose conscientiously and that the need for financial assistance has - been applicable to every student employed on thWstudent aid program. "The State Department of Educa-'tlonland the school officials of the sftatf have been vexdepifcionally co� tive in this service. No condition is provided for any person Westville; J.W. Holt, Stilwell; and S. L. Mitchell, Stilwell.- The services of .the Farm Debt Adjustment Section of the Resettlement Administration pare available, without cost, to the farmer-debtor or creditor applying for assistance. All expense of program is borne by the U. 8. Government. to celebrate an armistice, A great many class prophesle* this year predicted WFA boss job for the more popular, graduates. So taany big projects are named for him, we don't see why- they don't call it the Roosevelt National Debt? It would certainly perpetuate his name. . -vm-��' If those who indulge in idle gossips would relate only the good deeds, what a vast difference it would make in a community. -vm- We doubt seriously if our country will ever have a' woman president, ftiiifese*%here is 'as woman who will admit that she is 4jj�; years :old? Back in the early days, going down hill was fast-enough for most anyone-but now they eVen step on the; gas to make it faster; Senator Joe Robinson says he finds it impossible to-get a laugh out of the $36*000,000,000 debt hanging: over tEe treasury. � � WHy Mr. iRobinson, have you:no sehse of 'humor? . �? \ One of this column's addicts stated. to us a few days ago -that If 'theie of a pound each, and were just about, terson's home budget called for 583 Administra-!perfect as to symmetry and color. |nuarts of vegetables, 330 quarts of ' Mr. Adair states that he planted, fTits, 66 quarts of sweetts, and. 55 The National Youth tion's Youth Center in El Reno was the first to be completed in Oklahoma-, ^bushel of seed potatoes, on less than, quarts of relishes ... ______________ j .. , ,1-4 acre. He Jended the land by| She also has enough in her garden room white cottage claims 'another-band plow and. hoe. His labor and to feed her family during the grow-U 'care resulted in twenty-one bushelsj ing season, finding it necessary to buy honor It is the first NYA Youth Center per- Truly President Roosevelt was right when he said ' to both sides tax in the month of May, collection '.'-A- plague on both your houses." figures issued by H. L. iMcCracken, A playful Congressman from Pen- { State Tax Commissioner revealed, nsylvania touched off a big 4th of j in which a wedding has been and received the sum of $12,371.00, July firecracker in the House cloak-1 formed. according to figures made public by room during a long debate and while During; June-the month of brides Ilarve L. Melton, Director of the, 'Congressmen had the strike problems'-Miss Dorothy Brown became the Welfare Commission. This is a ratio �n their minds. Members went run-of 85.37 received for each dollar paid nin& from the chamber to the cloak-in sales tax, and a ratio, of $10.74 room;. For a short time there was j'Nichols, former pastor of the First o{ what can be done with a received for each dollar of the sales, real excitement - - - of spuds and he has .reason to .be proud of his fine crop! We know there are others who only such staples as sugar,. coffee, flour and spices. The home, supervisor estimates that Mrs. Patterson have raised'as fine, for this has been j Bas served at her table and preserved splendid year for potatoes here, j food which would have cost her $^94.- her aid society. ^ It seems that' nothmg, has; be$n-;ov� erlooked 1o'^mal$^'.the^flrem|iB4:- piQif� exciting. Of ,cowse thet% wont>%; any p^iiticiiins^op^ IP A subscribe|SwriteB ip fp.say tltat,. now since the post office has been hitched up, a,notch, maybe they wont allow his Leader to lay around a day or two before they decide to put ijb in his box. - . . .. EL CIRCULA ESPANAL �i a bride of Marvin Hartman. The ring Thia is not by any means a record ,40 to buy, and, under the best of cir-ceremony was read by Rev. Holmes' potato croy, but a splendid example custances, she would "have been un- tax -paid into the State Assistance Fund. An analysis of assistance payments Adjournment Gen. U. S. Grant's report to Presi in-'Adair county in May shows that! dent Lincoln from Spottsylvania; "I Baptist church in El Reno, in the small, able, to purchase such a well-balanced amount of land and plenty of hard spacious. / Youth .j. Center recreation Mrs. Hartman for the past year has' . _: served as NYA supervisor of all JAMES L. BUTTERWORTH girls' work under Miss Hessie Smith, $10,087.00 was paid to 658 needy , propose to fight it out on this line if. supervisor in charge of NYA work in persons over 65 years of age, $1,972 was returned as aid to 479 dependent children, and $312.00 was. sent back to the county as aid to 19 blind persons, McCrackcn further pointed out that only half of sales tax collections now go into the State Assistance Fund, the other half being placed in the State General Revenue Fund. �*'When the newly enacted sales tax law goes into effect, all of the sales tax will be earmarked for assistance, which, when matched with Federal money, will considerably increase payments to the needy aged, dependent children and the blind in each county, and will increase the ratio of amounts returned to counties to sales tax collections in each county," McCracken said. o ; CCC CALL for JULY it takes all summer," apparently has {EI Reno. ,, Hartman is a farm youth Applications are now being taken for a CCC call for this month, the date to be announced later, according to Mrs. Minnie B. Meyers, secretary. Ages are for 17 to 23 inclusive and to be eligible the boys must come from; families on the relief rolls; Former employees who have been in camp within the year are not acceptable;; ' ' Ufa. and Mrs. Frank Klore of Tulsa, Okja., spent tite 4th here. been adopted by the President and Congress. 'Tis sad, but true, unless the line breaks. Few are predicting congressional adjournment now before Labor Day. --o . Farm Tenancy Bill The House last week passed th� bill "to encourage and promote the ownership of farm homes, to make the possession of such homes more secure, and to provide for additional credit facilities for agricultural development;" Admittedly this bill will permitt assistance .to only a small number but it is important because it establishes a policy. Speaker Wm. B. Bankhead, of Alabama, on one of the few occasions when he left the chair to make a speech on the floor, referred to the tenant farmer as the forgotten man of agriculture and re* �cited the famous poem by Edwin Markham, The Man With the Hoe," which begins: : . ' The emptmess of ages in his face And on his back the burden of the world." 1 , ' * . 'I Mri and Mrs. Henry Warford of from the Okarche community. ' -o--. STILWELL BAND ELLECTS OFFICERS diet for her family. They are healthier from following acompfetet Uveal- borne program, and all surplus cash which might have gone for food is beoing turned' in to repay the Resettlement loan, said the homemaker. James L. Butterworth of Addielee,|;;Mn and Mrs..J. H Cpok and.sops, dietf Tuesday. The funeral was held, Wopdrpw and: Harold had as thejr Ita neighborhood church and burial, guests over, the weekend their niece OF ADDIELEE DIES The Stilwell band held an election of officers Wednesday. The followV ing were selected: Mary Jo Brown, President; Eugene Reed, Vice-Presi=-dent; Inola Mayo, Secretary and Georgia Jones reporter. The Band went to Tahlequah recently to hear a program given by the Bagley band. > o-r-- NOTICE TO INDIANS conducted in the Westville cemetery Thursday afternoon.- BALLARD WOMAN DIES Hill Stansill, vice chairman of the Grand Council of the Five Civilized Tribes announces that there will be b meeting at the Stilwell Courthouse Friday, July 16th for the purpose of setting a date and planning the Annual Picnic. All interested parties; are requested to attend. QUARTERLY CONFERENCE " AT METHODIST CHURCH the 18th Mrs. Fannie Morris, a well known resident of Ballard, died Tuesday and was buried Wednesday at the Baptist Mission cemetery. Visitors seen at the courthouse Wednesday were Grover Bishop, Sheriff of Cherokee county, W; L. Chase, Attorney of Westville, Jack Kindle of Proctor, and W. M. Eden and E. W. Broughton of Christie. :i -o . ,. -;Mr. and Mrs. Arthu ;Cline and daughter Imogene andMr. and Mrs^ Elton C. Kriss of Fredrick, OUa., were here spending the 4th with their parents. Wanda Sue White returned borne with them for the summer^: r Mis"s Betty Jane Adne of Port Arthur, Texas and Billv and Helen Fritz of Tahlequah. Tbe croup enjoyed A picnic at Baron Sunday. . ;- V) NEW OFFICERS SWORN IN The members of the El Circubt Espanal Club held their annual meeting Tuesday night at the home ot Cecil McGee. ' Mrs. Marjorie' McCalman, sponsc* of the club, entertained with a display v of beautiful souvenirs whfch she ; secured while-in Mexico last summer. Mrs. McCatman made an interesting review of her trip to Mexico.. The program was carried out , through the evening' by Spanish songs and games. The following membersTrl the club were present: Bess Mitchell. Melba Carson, Betha pawson, Naomi Hert-Jey, Lois Towry, Mary Lou Crozier, Doris Church, Ethel Ritter, Helloise Bean, Mary Jo Brown/ Billy JbReed, ^ Leon White/ Leonard White, James , Mitchell, Bill Day and Marjorie Mc- . Caiman. . The everinig was completed by the making"" of ice cream and, a delightful Spanish ""drink. Ia^ls^jil^^^RB^irwm-h^^retwned vacation. - . : Rev. J. 8. Satterfleld, presiding elder of the Vinita \district will hfll^l' Preston a^d iMiss Elizabeth Wood Quarterly conference and preach at^jnifi aw spending the week end in Webber Falls were visiting her ,will return in time for services Jvipf Bond) effiodist church Sunday, JulftfOklahoraa Cityi Rev. and Mrs. L. C, Summer!I; Bandies of old newspapers for sale 'loliiei^S^^^;* The .fiscal year began in Adair county Monday morning with -.two new officials bejng's^or A grain' crop, the like of whjicB ' Jasn't been seen in this sectioning > several years, >& blinking Imilei to the' faces* o^ farhieri^s tlie VuwUuf of wheat are, threshed' 'intV 'graiir ^ ,|irhich is as'good as money anywhere! >{r ' TThe yield is#ot*nly*Wgh b�t ^e" k. C. SbUTHiSIl^ OFFICIAl, Mii \jJ. W.'Boyseri,' traveling fre^t < ^gtt'agentof Jf*hg^ .-B^g%j^it�M traded &n.�e�^' Wffiffi

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