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Adair County Democrat (Newspaper) - February 24, 1938, Stilwell, Oklahoma ji The Stilwell 0: of 0. #ow H^s 64 Boosting Members NO BREAK SCHOOL NY A DEADLOCK Danger of Losing Building to Westville is Scotched; Pub-He Opinion with Board COUNTY REPUBLICANS TO MEET SOON ffOR 1938 REORGANIZATION TREAT SEED GRAIN Due to inquiries coming to the County Agent's office the agent is now recommending, that all seed grain be treated No developments in the sch ool board-NYA deadlock over the appointment of a supervisor for the $6000 building near the high school, for which some excavation has been made, were announced this week. The majority of the school board are standing pat on their decision to have a voice in naming the building supervisor, who must handle $2100 of the school board's funds in purchasing materials. The NYA has appointed Lace Rector, Westville, as building, supervisor. Rector worked on the Union Grade school building and has aided in erecting other WPA and NYA structures in the county. He is backed for the supervisor position in Stilwell by Abe Allison, chairman of the school board, and Mrs. Chloe Jones, wife of the Stilwell postmaster. At a meeting last Sunday, attended by Mrs. Jones, the three school board members, and J. W. Holt, no decision was reached. Holt, appearing at the meeting only as an arbiter, declined to The Republican organization of Adair county will hold it's precinct meetings for the 1938 reorganization Monday, Feb* m�t u ^ ' - : me|n% that about efery iyea)rf''a-peiBk':"i9 re^hed: distunes ***** t-tv.,-\-, . . - . -- -__ _. a_j pnmmipinrip, �� reiiablv dismiss school for the afternoon agents; insofar" "as. practicable +w fundi afStitoe AIM School* boards and others inter- sec^ing^e-tt^mwtoi^. We SvSfSm"* sayCd^Tn^t ested are mvited to attend these sfetion.Vindbreafe and wood- tipwI such a buildinsr meetings. lots tan obtaur further mforma- need sucn � wuiamg. The meetings are under the tion' at the County Agent's of- the streets^sSve^SnPngly Section 6f *�J*** � YteeJ M RMcSpadden �. I Kortheastern Teachers College, [ --W--- and Miss Neva Kennon, state a GIRL at FELLOWS department of education. Mr. and Mrs. Harmon Fell- Sanitary score sheets for ows announced the birth of a schools have been provided by nine-pound daughter at the the State Health Department home of Mrs.,Fellows' parents, for use in giving schools sarii- The girl, born' on Washington^ tary inspection. These sheets are birthday, has not been named. available in this office.----� 'The Green school has added NEW STORE OPENS I $35 worth Of/supplementary readers. Others are doing this. The new store opening this Let's have more. [week just south of the Farmers' JbweWfc .Fetiawa was j4po$y b^e^he ^timate~ ^ou/tcohfe of ^ Fttwewvfrhq 8eU out 6t ihe now^ta two bfttW first hmt of a steep fall in prieeB warni spell will star^Tthem, to are not the ones who makes swelling. Fellows an& other �11 OU^J^W* w - - ---- - the Stilwel school-board. Meanwhile, some 20 boys, according td J. G. Ward, NYA di� rector, are working on the site of the proposed building. Construction has not begun. money, the specialist .ted^/ji^^,^ say thaj Adair Rather the farmer who holds-on ahndat certain to have to the number of hogs he cato one or more hard" freezes yet handle successfully over a period this spring WATTS Mrs. J. T. Owen entertained twelve little guests Feb. 14 in honor of her son Dickie's fourth birthday. Refreshments were served, consisting of cake and of years is the one who profits* Wheat Good Hog Feed Because hogs and corn are considered supplementary, the hog belt-And corn belt are almost identical. Many farmers, Thompson says, feel that it is impossible to raise hogs without corn and alfalfa, when, as a mat- Fellows declared that he had-seen zero weather in" March in Adair county. Fruit how could not survive a drop to 15 above zero. COFCvMAY SPONSOR fWO ANNUALMEETS FFA Banquet to be backed soon, Horse show may be held at annual picnic The Stilwell Chamber of Commerce held its regular monthly meeting at the Methodist chur ch Annex Monday night and was attended by 35 members. President Jeff D. Atkerson presided. After a dinner served by the Methodist ladies, the business session was held to one hour.. Business was routine until the committee on agriculture, of which J. W. Holt is chairman^ made a report. This comittee recommended that the chamber, of commerce sponsor an annual FFA banquet in the near future to which some 200 farmers and their sons be invited., The FFA banquet is an anriual affair, conducted iisualy by J. W. Tolleson, vocational agriculture instruct-; or at the high school. The chamber voted to sponsor the banquet in order to promote agricultural interest's in the couhty. .; A second recommendation al- "'� so was adopted. It was to sponsor a horse and colt show.during the summer for exhibitors . of Adair county. The chamber went on record as favoring the proposition. It will be decided whether the show wil be held hataposible-coifinty-fair or at the 1 annual,Fireman's -Picnic. -w The ^ third \ recommendation dealt jyith a " birmonthly. sales 4av for gtilwejk The idea is pafter^ied after sales days now, being:c0nducted in a numher of: C^Uitomia. Itow^yi ^uoceflsf ul- ; _________gtpf^ �nd plrpduce. It & hefieved that' many farmers; would benefit from a,;  regular ; day on which they could bring livestock to ;market.*Dealers and truckers would be here, to aid them. No action was taken on (he propo4 sal t the metieng. AGED LADY DIES Mrs. G. F. Simmons, 84, died win .1 uw., �u " i-at jthe home of- her daughter, ter of fact, wheat is fully equal '.Mrs. Walter Poynor of Westville We. deeply Appreciate the in- Produce"' is" fhe~new Waits Bro-served, consistmg 01 M� ISSl ^^^f\^^'^ S�Ce7' �aged byjToe cocoa. Each little guest received SSJ^fe?^ L &" TheJfftore ^8 �Pened fot a tov baloon a stfeker and a tea?ners. scnb.�l board members husittess after putting m a good ValStme The hoSee received ^nd othe^ will read the Adair stock of groceries and afteTre. I^^^t^TwS, �0U^ '^^PVPPS ^ �ni�hM,the building. Young ures . these---no^^oo^h^^^can. Waits declares -that "business WANTS TO COME HOME many useful gifts. Those pres tnese notes, o^wi v^v- -w, , ; . ent were: Frances and Jaunita we]] expeird a" part of their ]looks good here.' Langley, Ladonne and Anna library funds for the Adair Mae Rhodes, Bobbie Nickens, Qounty Democrat- and other. Louise, Maxinella, -Carol Ann newspaper's and good m&gazines and David Griffith, Kathryn The week of February 14 to Rogers, Buddy Joe and Bobbie 18 was so rainy,vhigh waters CJon Daniels and the honoree preyented attendance of chil Dickie Owen. ^rea and in some instances the Mr. and Mrs. J. W..HoHoway teachers'as well. x . > ^County Commissioner Alex ^d aTl?*'T?f Teoahol ysJ*"nt The Qreen .school district is Tindle, anxious- to come home, Mrs. CM. Daniels and family cbnBidering the transfer and fs slowly improving in tfee Mus-thisweek _ transp-ortation of .their .^chopl kogee veterans: - hospital-, his Mr. and Mrs. Tom Walburn children and teachers tp West- wife �fid;.this' 'week,Wleg, m amT* vilIe *� ^e housed, Cfor the re- broken in a fall "from an Okla-visited Mr. and Mrs. Bird Moss maider of this school year while honia city hotei window last and family Sunday. _ their new modem.stone school fall is knitting slowly L. M. Bowen was a Stilwell building is under construction ���� * . � � a visitor Monday. ,aa the material in the old frame ' j. y/ STEWART DIES 3�r-^ �*t xB5 tS6^8011 building is to be used in the new An aged resident, of south visited ps.Lula Little Monday one.. . Adair county, J. W. Stewart, Mrs. Lula Little who has been AU rural S(ihool districts in TOute one, died early this week, visiting the Crowder family the county have WPA projects Burial was in Guthrie under the near Siloam returned home here approYed or applied for with the direction of the Roberts funeral Sunday. following exceptions: Proctor home. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cannon an- n0> 2; Ward and Taylor are -^---o nounce the^ birth of a son'Fred stiir considering. Morris is delay- � CARD OF THANKS WfjgJ at *heir ed, Wagnbn is not applying. Words cannot express pur, home south of Watts.. ^, Christio has a repair, and im- heartfelt, gratitude. to all- bur to corn pound for pound, and there are any number of annual crops that will take the place of alfalfa for Oklahoma pastures. Iir the western part of the state, Sundan grass will serve well, and in the east Dwarf- Essex rape suffices. Wheat, barley, rye* and winter oats furnish an abundance 0 f green f e ed through the fall, winter anv�n,o., onrisue ana � xepjur-  *��- ncatMoii;g^nvuuci., w,...��* Mrs. J. W. Ayers who .had provement project going and is neighbors and friends who were been visiting her daughter 'afr considering buildng anew stone so kind and helpful to us in our Eldorado, Arkansas-returned to building. Baron .had a project hour ofJ sorrow. And also the her home here Monday. Mra. for repair'but are changing fy> beautiful flbyal offerjug. May Helen Rogers whom Mrs.. 4xe*$ a new'4-ro6m stpne building Gpdfe. riches^ rblessings abid,�j had-heek-.visiting, accompanied Piney started a repair project with each and all of you. her homo for an extended visit, but have been unable to com- Mrs. Mark Patterson & family (Continued to page-three) (Continued to Page Two> Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Patterson With less than a month to go before Stilwell elects a new school board member, talk of candidates and policies is slowly beginning to take form. The election"; wil be held, according to lawV^bn the third Tuesday in March, which makes it fall on the 22nd. So. ^ar three ^ men are i>eing talked'on the streets as possible candidates but none tfiave announced. Abe Allison, incumbent, has declined to say that he will seek reelection but dope-sters. have itfigured that he will run.;- t; Boyd McGee, proprietor of the McGee shoe store, also is mentioned as a^candidate. Although McGee has discussed the.matter^ With friends, he has'not definitely decided to make the rtee>: er membefc Who?may ruhag -^hboi M^k&%iQik:^m, ually exciHng al^aiw^n StUwef political life and this year's ra$e. ^|nothe an exception, obrfex* cars derailed mi' np Four derailed cars held traffic on the Kansas CSty Southern for several hours Mon day' before thes. iwreckagel was cleared. a southbound freight train had a "bucklp'\in the fiddle arid an oil car piled up pn a gondola." The two caite- were badly wrecked. buys new truck: The, Fletcher Motor Co., Ford dealers, ,tbis^weekvput into local service a new J938 Ford pick-up^ truck. Brilliantly painted and. lettered, the new truck is a ^nif ty job". MRS, IRENE ELLIS DtES Mrs. Irene Ellis, wife of.! W. F. Ellis, died last week and was buried in New Hope cemetery. She was 70 years of age and is survived by five daughters and two sons: Mrs; Clyde: Hudson, Walter Ellis,^Mrs. Bert Culbert-son, Stilwell, Mrs. Clyde Mc- . Clure, Stilwell, Mrs. O. J; Atch-ley, Stilwell, Lielia Ellis, Stilwell, and Roland Ellis. The funeral was held at the Baptist church Sunday* Rev; R. � H: Rust officiating. Interment was directed by, the Roberts > Funeral home. ' ' Mandy Xee HoHoway Succumbs Mandy Lee Holloway, 74, succumbed at the home of her son, Clay Holloway, four miles, south of Stilwell early this -week. Ffoh neral services were held afc>the Presbyterian church' with Rev* Worleyjn charge: Burial was ihs New HopeVcemefery under^su-v pervision of the Roberts Funeral home. MRS. MATHIS ENTERTAINS Mrs. Kitty Mathis entertained a large group of Stilwell young people at her home'last .Saturday night. The affair, an Informal dance, wait attended by 30 of the Stilwell younger set. MARRIAGE LICENSES 1 No marria,geli|f leased~for p^Hlca^B th^^J^^ 1 W Notice Ji* *#fe?T Capitpl, ft ;