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Adair County Democrat (Newspaper) - July 28, 1938, Stilwell, Oklahoma OF ARKANSAS MAN Herbert L. Branan of Muskogee To Play Important Part lit Fiscal Policy ^With the house of representatives and the senate already organized, following the primary election, outlook for the success of Governor-Elect Leon C. Phillips' "economy program" is most promising. Don'Welch of Madill was elected Speaker and J. A. Rhinehart of El Reno was elected president protem-pore of the senate at the caucus meetings. Eastern Oklahoma was recognized by the appointment of Herbert L. Branan of Muskogee to the chairmanship of the powerful revenue and taxation committee. First mentioned as a possible candidate for speaker, Branan declined the nomination, saying that he was pledged, to Welch. At the caucus meeting he was offered the Revenue and Taxation position and accepted; Branan, during: his tw terras in the legislature, has been a .: Mr. arid Mrs,. A. L. Tucker of StUwell this * week announced the marriage of their daughter Cletus to Mr. John Beckett of Denver on July 20. BOOSTERS TO MEET The Band Boosters Club will meet at the high school auditorium Friday night, it was announced this week. Every member is urged,,to attend. CHALK BLUFF' I'KOOR VM With Rv. I. B. Dunaway and Rev. Summers as the principle speakers, a Fifth Sunday program will be.held at the Chalk Bluff church this weekend, starting Saturday night. The meeting will continue all day Sunday at which time basket dinners will be spread. The public is urged to attend and bring their dinners. Good music, with quartet numbers, will be part of the program. JOHN FERGUSON APPRECIATIVE ADAIR AIR Cleve Bullette Mi There seems to be quite a scramble going, on about where the new $75,000 garage to house ' the Jones machinery will be,lo-', cajted. Numerous, citizens are "pulling strings" to get. their sites selected. Word Reaches Here Early In Week That $75,000 Building i Has Befcn Approved -aa- Of course we are very proud that Stilwell was selected as the town to get the post office build ; Information reached Stilwell early this week that the � town' had been selected as the site of the new $75,000 post office allotted to the second congressional district. Stilwefll was one of: four eligible towns in the area. iirg. The deal was, ft>,ybu not in ^Townspeople were jubilant the "know", that if NicholsrGa*-...$nen the* selection was made, ried Adair county, Stilwell $fana gTot underway at once for would get the building. At that ^,8jte. Sites under possible! coiu-time, before the "ether" was ap- ^deration are the* vacant lot be- _li__1 T__1- L-J 1--� A J_J_----- I want' to: express; my. appreciation for the. nomination as candidate for sheriff of Adair county. I will try to merit the; confidence and triist placed in me, with the assurance I have' no resentment towards anyone. plied, Jack had. lost Adair coun ty. Well,- he carried the county and for oncd-he.has delivered promptly. . . ' , Thatf out ^uni^ejDft �Pvenf>-ment Is i6aia� to* sp>nd on *a ..................^^mm of t?ur f air vfllfti poraf e li ie indeed gratifying. Un^jj same-niglRtsp^r.wotKv sc now ia^effejetfat the NYAifcufid-ing is carired euV^SCi and his economy moves. As a ^elieve | make Adair coun- j 0f Tmodern " 16th session, he stood with Phir-lips against increased taxation-, and remained loyal to the former speaker when Marland leaders began promising 'patronage' to house members who would support J. T. Daniels for speaker. When he announced for bis. third term from Muskogee cotnv ty, all Brpnan's opposition, hoth democratic and republican, withdrew. He then devoted his time to supporting his close friend, Phillips, for governor. An expert on taxes,' Branan recently graduated in a tax law course at the University of Oklahoma. For several years he has made a study of methods of taxation. He already has announced that there will be no new taxes during the 17th session of the legislature- justify their confidence. " W. Ferguson. ANNUAL PICNIC IS BIGGEST IN YEARS SAYS J. T. WORSHAM Mr. and Mrs, Jess Shell of East Peavine were Stilwell visitors Saturday. the mapping table of the CC-ID. And all this for only $75,000.00. hind the Brewer, Service, ster ti%, owned by W. M. McAnally, guarte* block* across the feet from the Farmer's Pro-ce, owned by & A. Worley, the coraer lqtS: just east of Cofmnercial hotel. Government officials as yet tVe made eScamination of of the sites. ^With eopje d id. t&. eir&tejL . court house cost slightly excess ,o{ $5&Q00 and they eve that the postoffice^could much larger. ? Meanwhile,' other: projects are underway: The* city hall, built with a $4500 bond issue and WPA aid, is. rapidly nearing be spent, ed that a hi building The' present The body of J. D. atevens, killed last Saturday night when he allegedly was knocked from the back end of a truck, was taken to Lincoln, Arkansas for burial, and Roy Hull, held here on a drunk charge, was taken to Arkansas with a possible murder charge hanging over him, it Was disclosed this week. Stevens and a party of friends visited the picnic in Stillwell last Saturday night. They reported to. the sheriff that considerable lighting had been going on the truck on the way here. Ferguson arrested Hull, who Was supposed to be causing the trouble. On the return -trip, another fight is supposed to have started between here and Evarisville in which Stevens was knocked off the truck and killed. TWO ARRESTED ON LARCENY CHARGES Joe Littledeer and Dave Gonzales were arrested Tuesday by John Ferguson and lodged in jail on a livestock larceny, complaint signed by Sultak Mink. Littledeer, Ferguson said, pleaded guilty. The two allegedly stole a yearling. The cow was shipped to Jopiin and butchered before the sheriff was informed of its theft Mrs. C. R. Sparks was taken completion. The NYA building, to a Tulsa hospital last week. taflt with the school districts 1 * (Continued to Page Two) Stilwell's annual Fireman's Picnic was a decided success this year, J. T. Worsham manager, announced Wednesday. He particularly wanted toi compliment the high school band on the part it played in providing music and entertainment. * The band,, Worsham said gave* five concerts. It was well paid for it's work, the money being applied on the band uniform fund. Almost the entire personnel of the band was present at every concert under the direction of A. J. Emerson. The largest crowds in the-history of the "picnics" attended this year's affair, Worsham said. The fireman's organization made some money out of the affair through rental of space for the soncessions. LUCILLE NEELY AND , ~" HARRY HOWARD WED The marriage last - week  of Miss Lucille Neejy, daughter of Mr. arid Mrs. A. E. Ncoly, to Harry S. Howard was announced this ^eeki^TJie couple was married at the* home of \Rev. E. R. Hall on July 22: BURL COXRESIGNS TO BECOME AGENT Burl Cox, principal of the Oak Grove school, resigned this week to devote his- time to his new insurance agency. He will represent the M, P. A.-and the Paul Revere; I4fe|InsurMce Co. in four cqunties;; Sequoyah. Dei-aware, Cherokee and Adj '$185,000, WELCOME HOME!' . .. So must Philip K. Wrigley, owner of 'Chicago Gubs, have murmured as Dizzy Dean, who cost him that amount, returned from two-months siege with sore arm, to set down Boston Bees, 3 to 1, on four hits. ES ENGLAND HOLLOW Walter P^ruitt of West Pea-vine; called on R. B. Doyle one day lastvweek. , Dick Camphell of Chalk Bluff was viBitinft John Bearpaw one day last yfedL. 1 1 Thi Johh&nt brothers of Spade Mountain wai' be here Sunday with their boxing gloves anyone iriterested in boxings, is 1 invited: to talce part. \ �"'':| .A. f�w of ^e.w.foiks. here hav� attending the meeting at West Peavine. Tbni Townes was in our community one day last week. Theo Barton of Wjster visited his wife here last' week. Mitchel Morris Spent one day last week-visiting1 friends in Arkansas. Miss Golda Smallen of Baron called on Susie Vaughn Satur day. Elmer Scott of Stilwell was in this community one day last week, Euia Doyle is working for Mr. Cass Smallen at Baron. Jack Prutt of West Peavine spent Thursday night with Geo Hensley. Henry and Doc Matthews called on Zeke Walkingstick Saturday evening.  George Hensley and wife spent Saturday night with Mr, and Mrs. W. K. Pruitt. Mr. and Arnold Morris of Baron spent Sunday with his parents Mr. and Mrs. O. Morris. . Oonrad Miller of Addielee spent Sunday with Lee Smallen. R. A. Barnes called on Betsy Taylor Sunday evening. R. B: Doyle and family were visiting relatives at East"Peii vine Sunday. Douglas Underwood of West Peavine and a f ririd of his called on Ben Knight Monday. ;; George Morris attended the; baseball game at Green Sunday. ---~-0---.'\ Mrs Rupert Waters |/Entertains Monday With Bridge Party Mrs. Rupert Waters entertained Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock with a bridge party in he* home. To Attend State Farmers' Week At Stillwater, August 1 to5 Adair County Home Demonstration Advisory Council voted to send two delegates to Stillwater, Uiey were Mrs. Joe Hornsby,,Wauhillau Club, county president and Mrs. Sam Mitchell, Zion Qlub, county secretary, or their alternates. Mrs. Howard McQuistion, Proctor won first in the County Dress Contest so will represent Adair County in the Cotton Street dress class. Mrs. Essie KoerneT, Arkoma Club, who places first out of the 31 house dresses entered "in the county.cohieft will, represent Adair county M the* State House Dress Contest. Only, one . club( member from each county may enter either of these dress contests. 4  In addition to the regular program of speeches and demonstrations at State Farmers' Week, two special features will be held for the visitors, a "Land-ordrTenant Day" and the and  the dedication of the new resettlement, lak west of Stillwater; "The People and the Land" will be the* theme of the "Land-ord-Tenant Day, which will be featured for the first time on th second day of the farmers' week program. Problems of mutual interest to landlords and tenants will; be discussed. Lake to be Dedicated Ob the second evening of the program, August. 3,- Payne coun-. " ' large ^es&rvoir,' a rec'enflV!' be dedicated as Lake Carl Black-, well, after thelate Carl.Black* well, dean of 'A^gricultus^^a^'^'". and M. College from 1928 uM his death in 1937. Dr. H, G.. Bennett, president of A. and M. College, will act' as chairman of the dedication program. i Oklahoma homemakers, who are expeVrted to turn out in large umbers for the program, stflT have a full three days. The Annual Cotton Dress revue will bfc held on the first day of the meeting, August 2, and the Payne County Home. Demonstration: Council will hold a tea for official delegates..The farm women will also be in charge of ther first evening's program. -Elizabeth Atkinson, H. D. A, WATTS NEWS Mrs. W. P. Wells and son, Billie Eugene and Billy Ran-* dolph and Mrs. A. B. Maples were in Siloam Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Hilton and children of Mena, visited George! Armstrong and family over the weekend. Frank- Simpson a nd Mr; Hughes of Seneca, Mo., visited Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Tune this; week. Mrs. A. Tune and Orval Nic-kens were Siloam visitors last Saturday. v-;'^ H. C. Kenyon of vTopek^i visits ed his brother and wife Mr. and; Mrs. A. J. Kenyon last week, ii' There has been quite & bit ofj moving here in the last fev^ days. Mr. Dildine sawmill dper| ator moved, to > the>~country a i jJ^J^Q^ft' - Fletcher, ~�~ C. Batnett, W. M. McAnalfv, R. L. Reese. H.'Q,'-Ype, Mack Ross, Frank Shannon, Lawrence Sears, B. R house Dodgen moVed out of an^ moved" his -family there-. Tele" grahp operator Bishop mp\ t where the Pulliams moved frO� !STRArPiES^ ^UTTr STBlPl SHOULDERS . . . Lovely Betty Langley EoakS up Miami sunshine, confident her new strapless sw'im �uit, welcomed by fashion experts,' vV>l permit Old Sol to Stencjl m. v?iile stripes and mar da&%�s&vpr ;.)ier;! shoulders when she dons �fyp " in evening. � Jones. Alex Tindle, W. A. Wood-' nd Mrs< 0leva Gregory of BS ruff, Hal Wilson, Jess Bnggs of ,^nrd wiu mQVe wrxare Bisha) Rogers, Arkansas,, J. Mogg of f�0rmerjy lived. Muskogee and the1 hostess., Mrs. | : Waters. ,'High s< prent to kpjizewetj] s. Jess }flW SCOW iBarnett. ;