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Adair County Democrat (Newspaper) - March 3, 1938, Stilwell, Oklahoma The Stilwell C. of C. Now H^s 64 Boosting Members VOLUME XXXX PENALTY OF $1 TO BE CHARGED FOR ASSESSING nichols sides With stilwell OPI1AAI ' 11A iOnl M*reh 1 was the last day for Letter to Fleming Implies He Will Have Rector Appointment Rescinded Congressman Jack Nichols, in a letter to Walter Fleming, clerkof the Stilwell school board said this week that he believed the majority of the school board Was right in its stand for demanding the right to name a supervisor on the $6000 building to be constructed near the high school. The controversy between the school board and the NYA has resulted in a three-Week did deadlock. Nichols said in his letter that he would contact the proper NYA officials and seek to have set aside an earlier endorsement for the position of supervisor on the building, which has caused the deadlock and has delayed . ,the starting schedule, First man to be endorsed as supervisor by Nichols representatives here was Lace Rector, Westville. Rector has worked on several WPA and NYA projects in Adair county. He was appointed by the NYA to supervise the Stilwell building. Nichols letter, implied that, he. would seek to have this appointment rescinded, which the majority of the school board has demanded since the controversy ' first developed. ---o--. CITY OFFICES ARE MOVED TO COURT HOUSE THIS WEEK next fiscal year, County As sessor Wayne Hopkins announced this week. Hereafter, according to law, a penalty of $1 will be charged for assessments. There axe many individuals who yet have to make assessments, it was disclosed, although 1938 is^head of 1937 in the number of persons assessed. There is more property in the county this year, Hopkins said, especially livestock, and the assessments are. higher. He believed this an indication that conditions were improving in the country. -a- Cicero Addington, Nat Dan-nenberg, Grover Alberty and R. R. Worsham will cany on their J sire to aid the* .general w activities in behalf of Ihe^ityM the cpr-*-~ ^ from the court house for several of the old city hall Mnodayas workmen starred tearing. Tit! down for the new structure. . The city offices now occupy the room on the first floor of the court house foimerly ujed by the sheriff's office. Records and papers were all moved or stored. Worsham said they would probably be in their new location for ^Qur,.oj^ye^nth8." HODGES TO FORT SMITH Roy Hodges, for several years the proprietor of the City meat market here, wiH assume charge of a ^grocery store in Fort Smith soon, he said this week. Hodges *will move to Fort Smith. He recently discontinued business in Stilwell. A. L. BEEMAN BURIED AT OLD HOME IN ADA A. L. Beeman, proprietor of Pop's Pool Hall, who died suddenly last week of a heart at-..tack, was buried at his old nomej Ada, Oklahoma, after a double service. The first funeral was conducted in Stilwell. Beeman was 54 years of age and came to Stilwell in 1934* He was. the father-in-law pif Argus Chaffih, and was closely associated with the Chaffin brothers while he jived here. Stilwell business firms, cloned last week during his funeral. -----O---- MRS. LAURA MEADOWS BURIED AT NEW-HOPE Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock for Mrs; Laura Meadows, 69, who died early Sunday morning at her home in. Stilwell, at the Roberts funeral chapel with the Rev. J. C. Worley,Baptist minister, officiating. Burial was in the. New Hope cemetery. : Mrs. Meadows was born in ; Knoxville, Tenn., and came to this vicinity before statehood. She was a member of the Baptist church. Special music was sung at the services by a male quartet consisting of Rev. Wayne Bate-man,' Harold G. White, C. Ei Points and George Fields." Pallbearers included Tom ,Pa4?| den, B. H. Littlejohn, M4yeV' ; Bruner, Oscar Goss and H. Q, Yoe. ' V--Y She is survived by her husband, Lee Meadows, of iStWelJi'' MARRIAGE LICENSE , No marriage licenses were issued in Stilwell this past week however from Tahlequah comes this: Hubert Fine, 29, and Ruth Roller, 19, both of Stilwell. J.C.Blair,25,andl Jessie Fay Enlow, 18, both of Btinch. . O-r----- Filed in District Court Charley Worley vs. Ellen Worley. Divorce. Elma Stacy vs. Earnest Stacy. Divorce. Madalynn Wade vs. R. L. Wade. Divorce. NYA TO OFFER FREE COURSES FOR ENROLLEES ADAIR AIR Cleve Bullette For Adair Air this week I'm going to draw up a list of issues now before the American people that I am against. In the limited space, I can't tell you all of the reasons that I'm against them but after reading them over you may be able to figure out some reasons for yourself. I am against any return to political po.wer of the type of men who formerly controlled, and still control, the Republican party. This is not because, I am Wholly a "party democrat" but because; I think the'"barons of finance" who have dominated the republican party., for so many years are motivated by self interest more than by a de- mon's 'plalf ttf' spend #dMoo,-000 on new battleships. I believe this a waste of money, for a few well placed airfields along, our coasts can drive off anyl number of threatening enemy battleships. And after steaming three or four thousand miles to reach us, a battleship with a erasing range of 10,000 miles isn't going to hang around our coast ilme^very long. It can't be done, for the ships must res? fuel and replenish their supplies. If we must spend money on armaments, lets spend it oh planes. They could route batr tleships while the slow-moving giants were 500 miles from Our coast.     I am against the farce that is prohibition in Oklahoma. It is actually easier to buy liquor in Oklahoma than in our sister state of Arkansas, where pack-ago sates are permitted. Oklahoma for years has drank wet and voted dry, and this foolishness has cost the state trillions of dollars in revenue Quit could be used for pensions, schools and relief. '     I am against the patronage politics rackets as worked in every department of Oklahoma's government. The sorry mess the highway commission,, under senate management, has got itself into- should convince every intelligent voter of the evil of patronage politics. Oklahoma's old age pension worries are caused by the same thing. "If there were ever a chance to vote for a civil service amendment to the Oklahoma constitution, I should certainly do it. WESTVILLE LADIES HERE Mrs. J. B. Johnson, Mrs. Barton, Miss Myrtle AUfeon and Mrs. Ferris Cabe, all of Westville, were shoppers in Stilwell Wednesday. WILSON IN, CHARGE 1- The National Youth AdminK stration has or vocational schools in the state, and offers boys and girls from" 18 to 25 an opportunity to go to school with all expenses paid and spending money besides, Carl W. Hensley, Arer NYA Superintendent, announced this week. To be eligible to attend one of these schools the youth must be a certified member of one of three relief groups; WPA family, old age pension or dependent children family. The applicant must also have finished at least the 6th grade; in school, and be ambitious tor. further his education with the hope that they may become better equpped to obtain a job in the world. If you are interested in at-1 tending one of these schools! call on Mr. James G. Ward NYA; Supervisor in Adair county and he will gladly furnish you with all information regarding these schoolsV I CATRON BUYS LEASE f shoe store that bears his name, last week bought the unexpired lease on the builling formerly occupied by the Hodges Grocery and Market. Catron said he had not decided whether he wOtild move his establishment into the new location or  whether lie would sub-lease it. GETTING RESULTS Mr. L. M^CTeinents, who for several week's has inserted advertisement in the Democrat for the Hal Millsap grocery, has had excellent results with it, he said this week. Millsap's, a clean well-stocked store, enjoys a good business in Stilwell. PREFORMS GOOD SERVICE The Stilwell Credit Association, under the direction of Mrs. Paul Edie, is preforming a good service for Stilwell merchants doing a credit business. The association has a large group of members and a small bulletin is put out by Mrs. Edie each rweek recording all legal transactions. MRS. MARLOW DIES Mrs. Elizabeth Marlow, 71, for many years a resident of A-dair county, died/this week, it was reported by the Roberts Funeral Home. She was buried at Titanic cemetery. Rev. O'Niel officiated. on men : to vote on marketing Date of Balloting Is Set For Inarch 12 at Two Places In I Adair County l[he Secretary of Agriculture, hals; announced that referendum "by Secret ballot of cotton farmers} who raised cotton in 1937 ypil| be held on March 12 to determine whether they are in faw)r of, or opposed to, cotton marketing quotas for the 1938 CrOp. The secretary of agriculture has determined that the total supply of cotton for' the 1937 marketing year exceeds by more than 7 percent the normal Bujjply for such marketing year. Having made this finding, there iOnposed, subject to the result of % referendum of cotton farmers! a marketing quota with respect to the marketing by farm-ersiOf their 1938 cotton crop dur-inij the marketing year beginning: August 1, 193(8. | Two Voting Places ff two-thirds or niore of the cotton farmers voting in the referendum favor cotton marketing quotas, the quotas established pursuant to the provisions of the Act will become effective for the 1938 cotton crop. If more than one-third of the; cotton producers voting in the referendum oppose the' cotton marketing quotas, the quotas shall not become effective ip 1938. -The place for balloting in Community '*B" will be the Stilwell Court House, and for Com-iminity 44C"~UniQn Grade school. � ' The polls will be opened jp$mptly at 9 a. m.,jmd shall " closed promptly at Tp. hi. on *'�"" "" rch,12,4938. i^y^^farhdera.who raised cottori in 1987 are-entitled to vote. No cotton farmer shall be en- " John Mitchell of ^ Tahlequah spent .the weekend with two firms to sponsor used car sale here Carson Chevrolet Co. and Fletcher Motor Co. to offer , Exceptional Values In all parts of the U n i t e d States on March 5, a "Used Car Exchange Week" Will be started by motor car dealers in order to move some of the used cars that have accumulated since the 1938 models were placed on the market. Two Stilwell firms, the Carson Chevrolet Co. and the Fletcher Motor Co. are cooperating in this nation-wide sale. It was the motor car industry that started the "better business" hall roling in 1933, when the worst of the depression grip ped the country. By buying much material and employing thousands of men at good wages the motor car industry Btarted a long-chain ol business activities that helped every branch of American business life. With another "recession" facing the country, the mbtor car dealers are again trying to start money moving by disposing of used cars at unusually low prices. When the hibtdrcar dealer sells a car, he immediately puts the money back into circulation that in some .way benefits other business men. Mr. E. J. Campbell, manager of the Carson Chevrolet Co-., is enthusiastically sponsormg the used car sale. "We are giving Our friends some excellent; bargains during this sale," he said this week. "We won't them to know that eyery car we're putting up for sale is honestly represented and.a*^ value." . The Carson ClMivrolet Co.r has long held a good reputation for iairdeaUnjpon used^rs; *A4^hte Wl^^^^^^' Juri-|forshlm, the niamiger, also sti�ssed. the significance of the great usetl car sale. "Thru the many *ears that we have sold Used c�rI,'Hhi| ^ people have learned that they can always gist If true bargain here. Whenever w sell a car, we tell the buyer exacfly ^nat he is getting. We have some bargains during this sale and^we hope to .move most of them." MISS EVA MITCHELL ' AND! ORVnxE CURTIS MARRIAGE ANNOUNCED Miss EVa Mitchell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Mitchell, and Mr. Orville Curtis, a grandson of Mrs. M. H. Curtis Of Stilwell, were married in Jay, Oklahoma, Feb. 11, it was announced this week. Both are popular members of the Stilwell younger set and their marriage, concealed for almost two weeks, was an agreeable surprise to their many'friends. , "Mrs. Curtis attended high school here, graduated and then attended- business college in Fayetteville. She is employed by the Fletcher Motor Co. Mr. Curtis is also a graduate of Stilwell high school and now is. employed in the Indian service. The couple have not announced plans for their future. Mrs. Curtis was unfortunately atrick? en with a severe attack of the "flu" shortly after , her marriage. CONSERVATION, OF WILD LIFE IS AIM " OF COUNTY GROUP, At a meeting in. the court court house last Saturday, an Adair county chapter of the Wild Life Conservation organization was perfected under the direction of Dr. C, E. Sanborn, state director. County., ^Agent M. R. McSpadden was dected chairman, a R, -Piuhter, Westville teacjhex> vice dbuUnnan, and Mjss Elizabeth Atkinson,:home demonstrafion agent, secret Others atteSppflteM ;