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Adair County Democrat (Newspaper) - February 17, 1938, Stilwell, Oklahoma PAT STILWELL ON ff&t&M&i THE T0WN IS IMPROVING. Sometkiag Newt OnT February .26 work will start o� tho New, at? OWL ,|'- Soaethltg New! On ^ebrnuy 21 work Will otftrt.on "tOO blocks of pew sidewalks.. ; ADAIR AIR Oeve Bvwette *S1 - t As a newpaper reporter, _ have been an observer on some pretty big manhunts, but one of the strangest I ever saw took place last Sunday between here and Baron. About two o'clock in the afternoon 1 moaied uptown to see a friend. Mrs. Cora Freeman, whom I passed on the street, asked: "What's all the excitement. I saw Grover Alberty running up toward the depot with his Winchester. I said I didn't know but I'd sure find out. When I reached the depot, in company with Earl Leslie this time, I saw a long freight train standing about a quarter of a mile to the south, jt was said by abouTa~score of bystanders that "law" was shaking the train down for some negroes who had robbed a store at Spiro. , Pretty soon the train started up, after a couple of toots from the locomotive. A way down the track! saw Dee Bellamy and Alfred Hart climb on a boxcar. The train started picking up speed. '.. Now as you know,; Dee and Al ire good officers.? buf>they no longer possess the agility of youth. As'they neared the depot, the speed bf the train, gradually ^increased. Depot agent White � remarked fo me "They'd better unload or they'll have to ride clear to Watts." Interest in the negro Bandits fwas lost for a moment as the crowd watched Dee and Al hang onto the freight train. By the time (hey reached the depot;-the frah* wasrolling along at about J ^rou�a better leave it," W |t Dfe. Of course he C. OF a MEETING /.-The next regular meeting the chamber of,f;this week, has assured. Adair; county farmers of" suffidenf^ moisture fdrrspring growing and "at the same time nas hampered. far mers by turning fields into .ulagirJiref.f ^isjbelieved that The rain was general over the states although fa-the dry west little more,than^ art imsb felt Near. Fort Smith highway 64' wast wt�hed out and In otilier places over the;, eastern pari ;of the state the; torrential downpour impaired highways./ .; Cold weather, is expected to follow the rain. TKe fast three cold waves forecast by radio and daily newspapers, however, have faUed to arrive. COUNTY FnJNG DATE SET FOR APRIL 13TH programs for Dir^tor Eraeat E. Scholl of it 4.  *u j � ua^z  ii MWWfa A. and M. College Chester m the d(^.?.'tCo^ei*ttW|!M ; ; there.^hebelloWed.Then the; ^The general Agricultural-Con-, Bervation Program applies to (Continued to Page 5Pwo)  PERMANENT PASTURES FOR ADAIR COUNTY Numerous i�Q[Uiries have come to the County Agent's office this past winter pertaining to permanent pasture grasses in this section of the country, to be used for cattle, sheep, horses and swine. After- noticing a number of experimental tracts which were seeded to various types of legumes arid grasses the County Agent recommends the following pasture grass mi�. ture: Orchard grass, 10 pounds; Timothy, 6 pounds; Red Top, 4 pounds; and Korean Lesite-deza, 5 pounds, per acre. ^Jfr probably would be best' to fleea this mixture on or before March 1st. After' these tairie gr^ and legumes obtain a normal -growth it may be .pastured put stock should be taken off to insure a crop for the next year; -M. R. McSpadden, County Agent; TAG DEADLINE IS. APRIL 1 rnbrack iele-was, nth^n .obile taga be-, Aprjll, R tjenaltyrof five;cU: a day ischarj Adair countians wanting to hold public; office can file for county offices beginning April 13 and continuing until May 28 Persons aspiring to a state office will file between April 4 and May 7. The primary election will be hekl July 12 and the general clejjfibn November 8. The registration, period for the primaries opens June 22 and closes July 1. In the. 1936 gen eral election, Adair county had 3,257 democrats, 2,699 republi cans, 9 socialists, and 7 pro hibitionists. The total number of vbtesVcast was 5,972. STOCK RAISERS TO FORM ORGANIZATION Oklahoma city, February 17- (Specia))r40rganization of State-wide livestock association will take place here on March 5: J. E. Fleming, Smittiville, pfesi-dentc.of: the Southeastern OWaT homa Livestock AsBociatioh, has announced. "' ^.' - Organized stock groups m other parts, of the a^ite will cfh operate in forming ffifjilate or-gant&tion.- Fleming istfid.* The meeting will be held in the Livestock Exchange building at 10 a. m., it was Announced. - CARJ? OF THANKS To W inaliy frieiida and neighbors, we take this1 oppdi tunity of expressing our deej est appreciation your' fore therde! a � ,,e*(V id \-r^i-v ness shown us dui si ' bjnd ��d fat ON ROW TO SERIOUSLY MTERXOtJNtY | Adair Receives 5 to 1 Return on More Than Half A The threatened suspension by the federal government of old age assistance funds to the state of Oklahoma, following charges of maladministration and "politics" that amount to a "national scandal" may work a particular hardship on Adair county. Adair county receives the largest per capita percentage of old age assistance of any county in Oklahoma. During the fiscal years 1986 and 37, Adair county -paid $17,689.98 in sales tax and . received in return in the form,of old age assistance $89,029.00. This is a return of more than five cents for each cent spent on and amounts to a considerable item in the county's business life. Should the government suspend its cooperative plan of aiding the, state's fund, Adair county's pensioners would receive a good deal less than half of what they are, now receiving. Governor Marland, who appointed the present; OPWC and who fathered the pension plan now in use, believes that the federal government will give Fi . . ,.._ ., Oklahoma another chance if cor-rections in the plans arernade; . . Primary evil, acording to J. make;Tecommenda-on pension .ftj^tic^ts.,; Iff The heariy starrt'p of approval MaVcel thil, French middleweight .champion, places on Mile. Genevieve Karquel here is entirely well placed. Mile. Karquel had just been elected "Miss France," to represent her country as beauty ambassador to , the New York 1939. World's Fair, A brunet alternate shares tho title with Mile. Karauei. Rite Held For Dies After Lengthy Illness; Was 81 Funeifal services Swete - Held [many cases, -Ite�t6tt*r'reVe^|ejd, cottjiayrcomi^^ wSSSdfed^Siry 10 af-. fWn&edS (^^^iiSrSW age |>ee^� the to% ^ P�* when this area was under the' CREAM STATIONS control of the federal court .at RENEW llCENSES SOON Fort Smith, Ark. During this period he made many friended Cream buyers and operators The latter years of his life were of moire than three thousand spent on a farm. cream statiohis in Oklahoma will He was a member of the undergo examinations for li-Baptist church. , j ' "cehses within the next two Besides. his son John, Sir. months, it has been learned Ferugsoh is survived by his wife ^thrqugjl the^Offices Of the state of the immediate family. Inter- dairy conimis'sioner.' meht was in the Pilgrim Rest ^eetmgswill be held in the ceihetery under direction of the county seat towns of the seven-Roberts Funeral home; Rev; i^ieven counties beginning R. H. Rust of Stilwell presided February 21, in order that at the cemetery. cream'buyers^ may take the ejc- Paulbeareb were: Herbert animation without necessitating Williams, Wren Fletcher,, Boh a trip to the capitol, L. H. Stin-Worsham, Ray Blakemore, Bill- nettrdairyicbmmissioner, said. Marrs and Bill Barker.. -This' series^-^eetings is.1 a part of an educational program EIGHT THOUSAND WOMEN in cream Jestinig -and buyijig EMPLOTED ON WPA JOB^ ^^csi^^M^ st^ "V:-. : - . c^p^iheni^cooperation wp Nearly 8,000r women atill are ^epp^i�a|Ke|:%Iusm ehiployedbn projects;, of the iMB^mm^^^m^; Works Progress Administration ed by me.Thdujtey.and[approved Ron Stephens, state admini- by the Stat^loiajrd of Agricul- sttator disclosed today. ?;: ? ture, ih0de^^ Pl^cpas^ft This represents nearly 80 per- cream 6tt aW00s^^W^m cent of the nunaber of women ment of' janij;^ on the certified work relief rolls, posting of pric^ payment JAccoifdingto submit- of prices postM,^elimination of ted to Stephens by A. F. Connel- manipulation of weights -and ly, director of-the^dLvfeionPf em: measures, aidtestipgfor 80 per ployinent, 81,600 persons, were eligible for jobs wijp the WPA a~sof February 2. Of these, 71,-417 were men and 10,183 were women. On that date 7,928 wo-men wei^^uall^on tiie job. CHAIRMAN ^ GA^ITOL ter in; 'mm SECRET MARRIAGE ' ''MrsV^F.^ Aus ;