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Adair County Democrat (Newspaper) - June 21, 1929, Stilwell, Oklahoma i This Week iHMMHPIMm-....... nm* By Arthur Brisbane; MONEY AND LOVE. HOLMES, BRANDEIS DISSENT. MODERN YOUTH. NOBODY KNOWS THE FUTURE, In New York a man killed himself, The reason: "I've lost my money." In Chicago a young Englishwoman, twenty-eight, jumped to death from a twenve-story window. Her message: "I love Ed Page, 1209 Astor Street." ADAIR COUNTY'S LEADING NEWSPAPER VOIfUME NUMBER 32. STILWELL, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 1929. NUMBER 20 Shakespeare's "Men have died, and worms have eaten them, but not "for love," is not true of women. Men die for money, women for love. Justices Holmes and Brandeis of the Supreme Court are often together in the headline "Holmes and Brandeis Dissent." justice Holmes, eighty-eight, oldest man that ever sat on the bench, and Justice Brandeis, one of the ablest lawyers and one of the best men in the United States, are old fashioned Americans, taking freedom of thought and speech quite seriously. FIREMENS PICNIC TO BEHELD HERE JULY 19_ AND 20 Committee Announces That Carnival And All Picnic Attractions Will Bwr Come With Enviable Long-Run Records. E. E. Shoal and A. F. Houston: of the! A. & M. college will be here Saturday morning to meet with cotton growers and others interested in boll weevil control. The meeting will convene at the court house at 10 o'clock Saturday morning. Saturday afternoon the grape growers of this section will meet at the court house with county agent. Harry Hayman to discuss their problems. ------ It will be unwise for fishermen to spend any further time on Sallisaw creek trying to catch fish. H. W. Burch and W. H. Martin spent Wednesday afternoon there and probably caught them all. STILWELL Jen Years Ago This Week Taken from the Files of the STANDARD-SENTINEL Jacob White, father of Minter White of our city, died at Lincoln, Ark., last Friday, June 14,. 1919. He was well known in this community and in Ev-ansville, where he resided many years, previous to moving to Lincoln two years ago. He was a fie old gentleman and his death is sincerely regretted by a large circle of friends. Carpenters are at work rebuilding the ^Jaryetta school house blown down by a storm in April. A building to cost $2,000 will be erected. OKLAHOMA CITY, June 18.- /ent up opposition of certain members of the house or representatives to the state highway cimmission, the chairman of which is a republican, as well as to the alleged poor maintenance conditions in the northwest section, Tuesday broke forth in the house as members, considering a measure to fix the power, duties and salaries of the highway department, struck time after time at a section which would permit the commissioners to set the salaries for the chief engineer and secretary. Amendments which would strike the entire section and others which would set the maximum amount* that could be paid each of the officials were offered and as quickly tabled. Most of the changes were proposed by republicans, who had fought in vain to prevent passage recently in the house of the four cent gasoline tax measure, A weakening but still effective house of representatives coalition succeeded in preventing the departmental appro priations bill from being withdrawn from the house appropriations commit tee and placed before the members for consideration. The motion made by Allen Street, democrat, Oklahoma county, came as an apparent test of the coalition strength after a stormy republican caucus during the morning in which a group led by Joe Sherman, Major county republican, announced that it would refuse to vote further with the coalitionists because of the quick passage Monday upon reconsideration of the four cent gasoline tax bill to which Sherman and the group of Northwestern Oklahoma republicans were opposed. The vote on the Street motion was considered a test in that the coalition has been seeking to hold up the departmental bill until a number of republi- Richard E. Enright, for years head of New York Police, says murders should be put to work to support their families instead of being sent to the electric chair. Working and producing, the murderer would be more useful than lying in quicklime, outside the prison wall. Mr. Enright also advises that thieves be imprisoned and employed long enough to make "them repay those whom they have robbed. The murderers would approve his suggestion, the thieves not. ELI SCOTT Funeral services for Eli Scott, 23 years old, were held at the Tyler Springs cemetery Tuesday, afternoon. Scott died at his home a mile and a half north of Stilwell Monday night following a congestive chilL He is survived by his wife and one child, his father, John Scott, and'four brothers//" ' -   ai very cleVer character acress, has just finished a year's contract at the Strand theatre at Souix Falls, S. D. Earl Parish, a character man, also of the Strand, at Souix Falls, S. D., has just finished a year with a stock company there. Hy Jenkins, character actor* and hea vy man, comes from the Lyric theatre at Tulsa. Then there is Happy Jack O'Brien, of our city. We don't have to speak of his qualities, as we all know Happy. Miss Bee Botkin, general business woman, is a sight for sore eyes. . . The band and orchestra will be under the personal" supervision of Cullus. Houseberg, of this city. The members of the band and orchestra are: Cullus Houseberg, saxaphone and clarinet; Miss Bee Botkins, piano; E. A. Bot-kins, clarinet and saxaphone; Harold Branchcomb, trumpet;. R. W. Gossett, trombone; Jack O'Brien, snare drums; and Harry Ferguson, bass. The company will use all high class plays with plenty of accent on the class, and we are sure you will see a show that Stilwell will be proud of. The show is under the personal supervision of Harry Ferguson, and is being piloted by Roy W. 'Davis, the man with the Red Essex. Sam Houseberg is boss canvas man and has a crew of five men under his supervision. A list of the Adair county boys who made the supreme sacrifice in the world war has just been released by the Oklahoma State Council of Defense and is as follows: Killed in action: Dennis Butler, James W. Fields, Ras Carden, Jesse D. Blakemore, Ellis Step, John Jackson JReeves, David D. Shell and Frank Coon of Stilwell; Bill Ketcher, Roy G. Beavers, Watts; Bernard Lester Hicks, Harley Bernard, James A. Allen and Thomas R. Crittenden, Westville; David B. Shell, Baron;, James F. Matlock, Lyons. Died in train ing camp: Richard Sellers, George Hop per and Jake Bunch, Stilwell; Arch Yell Sellers, Westville; Yute Starr, Church; Steve Beaver, Bunch; Sam Baver, Lyons. Missing in action: John'Cochran, and Henry Locust, Westville. the penitertiary sentence passed on him for this offense. Shortly after the election in April of last year Worley was tried on this charge and given a sentence of one year from which an appeal was taken to the Supreme Court. A 24-hour electrical service has been promised after July 1. . Herbert Harper, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T,^.Harper, .arrived home Sunday mpnungYfromoversea service'of several months in the severest battles of can measures and other important legislation can be considered. Seven republicans, icluding Sherman, voted with Street. They were Sherman, Ben Schlegel, Payne county; Elmer Kerii-son, Blaine County; R. O. Allen, Beaver and Harper counties. C. E. Hersch-berger, Kay county; Robert McClin-tock, Kingfisher county and_ F. C. Or-ner, Payne county. Kight, informed of the possible rift, said "let them break, they,can do the coalition no harm "now." Speaker James C. Nance, a coalition democrat, predicted that Sherman's group would hot be large enough to affect the actions of the coalitionists. Jake Onionrunner By A. CM. JAKE FIGURES IT OUT Jake he been figure what farmer he gonna get it outa that half billion dollar, what big city farmer in Congress he vote it. Congress say gona give it farmer $500,000,000 keep it from goin broke it. Then say gonna make it board bout teen foot long an set H on some men what can't make it fivm lessen government give em- job. Them men they gona be big; boss a thai $500,000,000. They gonna cide what gona do with money.. Gettin Iota heap money whQe in office an office she keep goin -on. till: money, be all gone. Them big men they cafl -meetin m half al) gone no canxome, Ntt, good. Hafta have-two oufr thwe, CsfK. Bother or*.fc* nex week* Rest aJLaoep fisMn ait nobody talMlk^^ one al all-get there an cide call nother one. Next time all gone home a flood preventin expert got demonstration on showin how flood control don't work an all get it water bound an can't go. Yep, that way it all go. Board what settin on men gonna get it bout $512,-726,147.66 an gonna be big overdraft on farm board check account. The farmer hafta dig up bout $12,726,147.66 outa pocket relieve it farm board.' .Iffen Jake Onionrunner he/get. |on that farm aboard heaay gpnnjjl up all that ten-year-old:, TBritfih Erobassy got. an^ farmers for nothinV Good* more'n six bits apiece-jfjOO.OOO what Hoover _ iHdp^yfljpjj I ;