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Adair County Democrat (Newspaper) - March 15, 1929, Stilwell, Oklahoma IThis Week) ADAIR COUNTY'S LEADING NEWSPAPER volume 32. stilwell, oklahoma, friday, march 15, 1929. Dumber 6. Br Arthur Brisbane WARNINGS ON SPECULATION. THE FEDERAL RESERVE Board S25 A DAY. , $2,000,000 MORE FROM J. D. R. There are bad features about the generally ignorant speculation in stocks. Money thus invested might be better invested in other ways. Inevitably, buying ignorantly and recklessly many are doomed to bear heavy 'esses. It is necessary to issue warnings and the Federal Reserve Bank warning is l.aseil of course on excellent intentions. CANDIDATES File for City , Offices Four Members of Present Council � File for Re-election. Full Ticket j For Other Offices of Treasurer, and Mayor. NEW DRESS Perhaps you will note that we have made a change in the type face and the heads in this week's paper. The type is easier to read and the heads are the very latest style. Perhaps we jumped too puick in this modernistic dress- but we wonder how our readers like the change. NEWSPAPER Is Found that is 28 Years Old Jess Hallford has a copy of, Stilwell Standard printed July 26, 1901, when Gus Ivey was editor. Many old Firms have advertisements. PATTON SENDS GREETINGS But U'iween warnings and ACTION 'here >s a vide margin. To tell outside bank:: that they must not lend mosey on ciil, giving a monopoly to New York City banks and gigantic profit to holders of New York bank stocks, may not be the best way to solve the money and speculation prob iems. All members of the present Board j of Trustees except Roy Reece have filed for re-election at the city election i to be held April 2. I Candidates who h^.ve filed for 'Trustee are: Ward 1: A. Helms and G. G. Greer; Ward 2: George Fowler and R. A. Waters; Ward 3: J. M. ; Dodgcn and Fred Allison; Ward 4: I Jeff Wilhite and K. L. Maddox; Ward ! 5: Jess Hallford and E. G. Pugh. : R. B. Worsham is a candidate for 1 re-election for mayor. Other candi- ; dates for this office are Wm. McAnally and G. R. Dannenberg. Four candidates aspire to the treas-Another week opening finds Wall urer's office: C. L. Lynch, P. A. Alli-Street refusing to be scared to death, son, E. W. Woodruff and A. V. Daw-Speculators are like "Old Dog Tray, son. ever fatihful." Grief cannot drive Ora Y. Gordon and Bill Shannon them away. j filed as candidates for the office of Jack up the interest rate, and still j City lierk. :hey say, "I think stocks are going to | Only one candidate had Present Administration Announces on-Platform of Jess Hallford brought in this week n copy cf the Sti':v.-ell Standard for July ?.( : is lauded h's;! -eceived ';;vc ooked over ; | I paper are able io . member the - i 1 ious firms whose ads appear in this pa- ; I k r. ! Among the firms listed are: J. L. Cox & Co.; J. F. Mason's; N. A. & W. S. Littlejohn; T. J. White; Thomas Roach; Titte & Hanks; Jack Gordon's; Gambles; F. A. Shannon; Bacon & Son; E. Moore, and others. Mr. Ivey was not "mealy-mouthed" in his statements and claimed to be publishing an independent paper and free from party affiliations. The two parties in the Cherokee nation at that time seem'to have been the Downings and the Nationals. He also refers to the Progressive and Independent tickets. In emphasizing the independence of theStandard, Mr. Ivey leads off his editorial column with this statement: "You may lead the Standard to water, but d--id if you can make it drink." -Another-:- "The Standard's- - editor . can be persuaded-but he can't be bull-(("ontinued mi last page) Young man formerly connected with Green Frog here has been resident of County for 16 years. Paul Chambers, formerly connected with the Green Frog confectionery here, has accepted a position as salesman with the Pugh-Bishop Chevrolet company. He began work last Friday. Mr. Chambers is the son of Dr. and Mrs. D. P. Chambers and has lived in Adair county since 1913. He is a young man who is well and favorably known over the county. He is polished in mariner, sincere and convincing in conversation, and has a reputation for unquestioned integrity. "I am absolutely sold on the Chev rolet car, and feel that I am selling the best automobile value the market affords," Chambers said in commenting on his new position. "I believe I am giving full value for' the money when I-tScU, a-�man.;a.,,Chevrole,t._.I believe the people of Adair"-county know me well enough to know that I would not sell a product that is not worth the price asked," he continued. Earl Pugh of the Pugh-Bishop Chev rolet Company .expressed himself as highly pleased with the start that Chambers had already made in pre-I senring the new Chevrolet Six to the | people of Adair" county. "I believe I have found the right man to carry the message of 'a Six for' the price of a Four' to the people cf Stilwell and vicinity," Pugh said in commenting on the appointment of Chambers. "His reputation for unquestioned honesty will go far ^toward making the message impressive and effective," he continued. The Pugh-Bishop Motor company. R. B. Worsham, present City Mayor, received a -ar load of automobiles announces that he is a candidate for Tuesday of this week. The shipment re-election. Mr. Worsham states that included a roadster, a coupe,; a coach STIL WELL Ten Years Ago This Week] Taken from the Files of the STANDARD-SENTINEL Candidates who filed for city office in Stilwell for the election of Aprl| 1919, are: For police judge: W. H. Bradlej| Harry Winsor and W. E. Reed. Clerk: Frank Sanders. Treasurer: J. Andy Bateman an| M. B. Shaw. Trustee, Ward 1: Horace Carsotl J. L. Rhodes and W. M. Rogers. Trustee, Ward 2: Minter White, J. Ownby and J. J. Towry. Trustee, Ward 3: Joe Woodrufj John Chcstain and Geo. S. Fowler. Trustee, War'd 4: J. T. Harper, T. Worsham, and L. J. Bohannan. Trustee, Ward 5: T. P. Hallfor<| and Chas. S. Bldnck. Worsham-Rhodes., Announcement is made this week the marriage of Mr. Floyd WorshaJ and Miss Leora Rhodes. The coupl were married Feb. 5 by C. W. Haf kins. Marriag Licenses. Marriage licenses were issued to following couples during- the secoti week of March, 1919: Joe Batt, St well, and Miss Hester Dannenber Stilwell; J. R. Scraper, Christie arj Miss Charlotte Bell," Christie; J. Vaughn, Addielee, and Miss Edij Brock, Proctor. A. H. Little, 74 years old, died | the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. Seay, near Westville, on March 3, 19| after a, lingering illness of six weei R. B. Worsham Announces for Re-Election as Mayor Has Been Stilwell Resident for 28 Years and runs for re-election on his Record in office. Gordon Shannon, commonly known as "Bill," has announced for City Clerk and bases liis claim for support on the fact that he has lived in Stilwell for'25 years, is a World Wat1 veteran and has had considerable business experience. Mr. Shannon is a graduate of the Stilwell high school and saw service in the World War where he received injuries that disabled him to such an extent that he cannot work at a full time job. He has had many varied experiences in business and is fully capable of look ing after the affairs of the City Clerk's office. He says that he stands, for pro gressive city government and takes for his motto: "Make every dollar count and count every dollar." Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mitchell spent the week end in Tahlequah. he has been a resident of Stilwell for 28 years and has the interest of the town at heart. He invites investigation of his record while in office and asks the support of Stilwell voters at the election in April. Here is his statement: "I, R. B. Worsham, do hereby annonce for the office of Mayor for a second tern.. My record is before everyone and I have been in Stilwell for 28 years. No one has the interest of the town at heart more than I have. Investigate all complaints made to me regardless of where or who it was, and I will apprecaite any favor shown me. Respectfully, R. B. WORSHAM." and two trucks. Comes out for Citi TREASURER Native of County promises hond and efficient administration if Eleq ed to office. t Cicero L. Lynch, employee of t] Fletcher Hardwar Company, has: nounced as a candidate for City Tree1 urer. Mr. Lynch is well and widely knotj in Stilwell and Adair county, hav held the office of county assessor years ago. "I promies the voters of Stilwell honest and efficient administration I they elect me to the office of Cl Treasurer," Mr. Lynch said in coi] menting on the race.. Jake Onlonr tinner By A. (I M. JAKE IN THE CABINET Jake he been in cabinet all week, but hit hain't no President kind cabinet. Mus been sheriff cabinet, cause he guy what been keepin Jake outa meanness las week. Jake he get it drunk an get it throw in jail. Jake he get it sore at rest a birds in hoose~ gow an start it spring clean. Man what bossin that jail he come it in an put it Jake, in cabinet .keep ' it from TTeatin up rest a-jailbirds. . Jake he say, sheriff man "Sheriff, Jake he know where somebody got it big still. Makin good likker. Best rattlesnake medicine Jake he ever take it. Sho powrful. Iff en you let it Jake outa here he show where at," Sheriff man he laugh it at Jake an say "Jake, you try that stall las winter an get it outa jail an runned off. Ain't gonna let it you out till district court meet it at Westville, an then Judge he be so sore count a bavin to go to that one horse town he send you to "rock pile at Granite for life, making money for Mamie an Mrs. Kline." Jake he say dang them woman what always huntin up sompin for mans do while womans run it state. Guess Mamie and Kline want fix it so's can send all it man to that Granit place so womans can run it state thout mans raising kick. An effen they do then mans kick where they no can do no good. (Continued on last page) J. N. DODGEN Announces for Trustee Has been on same job here for 27 Years and has formerly served as City Trustee; Promises a square Deal to All. J. M. Dodgen announces to the voters this week that he. is. a candidate for Trustee from Ward Three. Mr. Dodgen may well be listed: among the oldest citizens of Stilwell since he came here in 1902 and has been employed by the Kansas City Southern railway continuously since then. Mr. Dodgen is highly respected by the people of Stilwell as a citizen and a man. He has formerly .served as Trustee here and knows something of the duties of the office. "I stand for a square deal to everybody and if elected I will show no partiality to anyone," he said in commenting on what he stands for. NEW IMPROVEMENTS The Fletcher Hardware companyI making a lot of improvements in thl store. They have installed disj tables where items can be examii easily by a prospective custot Many of the items will be marked | plain figures. Doors are being placed so that-shelving looks like a row of cabiru This will keep the stock out of the;(bj and give the store a neater appeara JUDGE PARKS TO HOLD COURT HERE MARCH? ED WOODRUFF FOR CITY TREASURER Ed Woodruff, of the City Tire com-pany, has announced as a candidate for City Treasurer at the coming election, Ed is well known and we will have more to say about his race next weekt District court adjourned Wedne$d| to meet here again on March 2^ | hear some special cases that have bej set for that day. ?{ No regular term could be held|t month on account of lack of fundMi pay jurors and witnesses and only jury cases could be held. Two divorces were granted, a<)| ber of foreclosures ordered and matters settled. - Jack Wolfe was j ed a divorce from Lillie Wolfe dered to pay her alimony of month. She retained custody,^ children. - V * Ginsie Thornton was give^j of divorce from Wulianv' the right to -retain pofl home and the. defer; In the case? of1" Trustees of/tH^ applicatkm for-aV denied the * " ' ' m 7591 ;