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Adair County Democrat (Newspaper) - March 29, 1929, Stilwell, Oklahoma .ADAIR'-.'.COUNTY'S-.LEADING NEWSPAPER By Arthur Brisbane WELL, JOHN D, WON. NOW, THEREFORE. I. THE QUICK HOOPER MIND. GOODBYE, TOM TAGGART. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., wins'Ms fight in the Standard Oil company of Indiana arid Colonel Stewart is defeated. There have been few more bitter fights in the history of-high finance. On Tuesday John H. Perry, learned editor of Reading Pennsylvania, Jacksonville, Florida, and other places, predicting the Indiana result, said: "It is hard to fight dollars. In fact, you can't do it." He added as an afterthought: "It is absolutely impossible to fight dollars when they happen to be right." Colonel Coblentz, of San Francisco, and New York, remarks: "To the victor belong the oils." VOLUME NUMBER 32., STILWELL, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 1929. NUMBER 9. Evangelist "hi BIG VOTE EXPECTED in Election TUESDAY � Colonel Stewart, bidding farewell to Standard Oil of Indiana, and probably preparing to run some other big company, had the satisfaction of reporting financial success in 1928. In the last year Standard Oil of Indiana has earned more than eighty-three million dollars profit, or 16.76 per cent on its capital. Earnings of the company increased more than fifty millions, as compared with 1927. Three SUPREME JUDGES Impeached by the HOUSE REV. G. R. NAYLOR President Hoover, who summons the extra session of Congress to meet on April IS, is not an emotional man. But he must have been moved on writing the words, "Now, therefore, I, Herbert Hoover, President of the Unit ed States of America, do hereby proclaim and declare," etc. After you have done farm chores as a small boy there must be considerable satisfaction in writing "Now, therefore, I, President." On .April-15 farmers will have their day and Congress will tell them, if (Continued on Editorial Page) SHERIFF'S FORCE CAPTURES THREE BARRELS OF MASH BAPTIST REVIVAL Will Begin Here Next Sunday Two Weeks revival will begin at the Baptist church with Rev. G. R. Naylor preaching. Mason, Riley and Clark to face impeachment. Board reads charges and Vote is taken Wednesday. Democratic "regulars" stand by Johnston Supporters in practically every case Sheriff Tom McCasland and deputies Atchley and Allison Bouyear found three barrels of mash in a vacant house about three miles from Watts Wednesday night. The house belongs to a man living in another town and has not occupied Rev. J. M. Haygood, pastor of the Baptist church, announces that a two weeks' revival will begin at the Baptist church Sunday. Rev. G. R. Naylor, state evangelist, will be here to do the preaching. Rev. Naylor lives at Ada and has been a minister for many years. He has been in the evangelistic workfor ten or twelve years and has a record (of getting results in his meetings. He will be remembered by many Stilwell people since he held a revival here some five or six years ago. The Methodist church will hold its regular services next Sunday, but will dispense with all services during the week to make way for the revival, according to Rev. C. H. Cole, paston During the remaining days of the revival they will have services at the morning hour only. Board of Trustees Claim Tax Reduction since They have been in office, while opposition Ticket maintain Increased assessments and Increased light and water rates make burden larger than before. \ GORDON BUYS THE STILWELL CAFE Ora Gordon took charge of the for some time. There were five bar- Stilwell Cafe Monday, having bought rels in the house, but only three were filled with mash. * No still was found and no one taken in connection with the mash. ?.t from J. E. Mullins who has operated it for some time. Mr. and Mrs. Mullins have moved to Wekh where they have a farm. Sophomores Win Tournament OKLAHOMA CITY.March 27.-Thirty-one impeachment charges Wed. nesday were preferred by the house of representatives against Chief Charles W. Mason of the state supreme court and Justices Fletcher Riley and J. W. Clark. Eleven impeachment articles were adopted against Justice Mason, 11 against Justice Clark arid nine aganist Justice Riley. All charges made by the committee against Justices Clark and Mason were voted were nine of the 10 against Justice Riley. The votes on all of the Mason and Clark-charges were taken without read ing of evidence. Before each of the. Ri-' ley articles were considerd, either J. A. Patterson, Seminole county, or O. O. Owens, Tulsa county, meihbers of the judiciary investigating committee, gave a brief resume of evidence they said was taken in connection with the charge. The republicans and the alleged coalition democrats, with a few exceptions voted straight down the line o&'all the charges but number two against Justice Riley. Bitterly fought at every turn by some of the democBatic "regulars" the remainder of the house continued work until all charges were disposed of. Charge after charge was made that those voting did 'not know the evidence against Clark or Mason. During times when Owens was relating evidence in connection with - the Riley charges, Ralph Busy, Hughes county, contended that Owens was arguirig the case instead of relating the evidence. Decalring the procedure used was "disgraceful" and that he could not intelligently vote without having heard the evidence, Bob Wagoner, Wagoner county, asked to be excused from voting. Homer Paul, Garvin county, answering Wagner, declared that the committee had attempted to have all evidence ready, but that the house did not to care to hear it, and voted to have the charges read, then vote. Considerabe disorder resulted at times* during, arguments and discussion of points of order over the voting. The averege vote upon the articles was approximately 52 to 57 ayes and 35 to 45 noes. ' > It is benig forecast that more than 550 votes will be cast in the city elec tion Tuesday and local politicians are looking forward to one of the most spirited elections ever held to vote for city officers. . . The present council, with the exception of Roy Reese, is on the ticket for re-election. A full ticket is out in opposition. Dannenberg for City Justice, Dawson for treasurer, and Gor don for clerk, make up the balance of the "tax reducing ticket." Other candidates for trustee are Jim Dodgen, W. A. Helms, George Fowler, Jeff Wilhite and Jess Hall ford. Aspirants for the other offices on this ticket are R. B. Worsham, for city justice, Bill Shannon for clerk, and Paden Allison for treasurer . , Dr. Wm. McAnally, who has been waging an extensive campaign for the office of city justice, announced Thurs day that he would withdraw from the race after the. other candidates had pledged their support of the principles that he had advocated. Worsham has endorsed fully the platform set forth by McAnally and states that he will put forth a special effort to right such conditions as need attention. Stilwell citizens should acquaint them selves with the facts and fairy stories that accompany this election and be prepared to vote their own personal opinion at the election Tuesday. Carnival Queen Tooter Cornett KILLED by Storekeepeer at ELDON Merchant Released After ^ He Surrenders; Claims He Shot In Selrj| .Defense NEVA RUTH ROSS . Neva Ruth Ross, seventh grade student was. elected, carnival queen of the Stilwell schools and was crowned at the carnival festivities held at the high school gymnasium Friday night. Allene Poynor won second place. SPRAY Demonstration To Be Held Here MONDAY Afternoon B. E. White and G. W. Cochran of the A. & M. College Will be Here to Show Methods of Spraying Grapes and Apples BILL BARKER Succeeds Blake-more as School DIRECTOR 668 votes polled in most spirited School election held here in many Years. Barker gets mapority of 62. The 668 votes polled in the school district last: Tuesday probably represents the largest vote ever cast in a contest of this sort-in this district-. Friends of both candidates worked hard and combed the district thoroughly for voters. Cars were pressed into service on both sides to bring the large number of voters to the polls between the hours of 2 and 4 o'clock. The count of votes gave Barker 365 and Fred Allison 303 votes. In commenting on the election, Mr. Allison said: "I wish to thank the people of the district who voted for me and assure them that I appreciate their (Continued on Editorial Page) A demonstration to show the advantages , of. various, kinds.-of. spjcay material and spray pumps will be held on the Ed Garrison and Lee Meadows farms Monday afternoon, according to Harry B. Hayman, county agent. B. E. White and G. W. Cochran of the Okphoma A. & M. College at Stillwater will be in'charge of the demonstration, Mr. Hayman said.' Mr. White is a'former Stilwell boy and has just recently accepted a position with the college. They will have a small power spray with them and will show the difference in the work of power sprays and hand sprays. T AHLEQU AH, March 25,-Ray-I mprid Cornette, 30 years old, living atj Stilwell, near here, was shot and|| killed at Eldon, 10 miles east of Tahle-quah, at 2 o'clock this morning. W. L. Garner, sawmill operator attd| store keeper at Eldon, told officers to'-l day when he surrendered vountarily,| that he had shot Cornette. He later released and County Attorne Martin announced that unless ad3 ditional evidence was procured charges^ would not be filed against Garner. Felix Duncan of Barqn ForkSii companion of Cornett at the time of the shooting was held by authorities'J for a short time today but released after qestioning. Cornett and Duncan left about o'cock Sunday night in Duncan's car on the way to Stilwell, according to|| Frank Edwards, a night watchman. Garner told officers that the pair stopped at Eldon for something to| eat, parking down the road a shot distance from the store. Cornett' left! the auto and walked to the store,) Garner said. When he learned fror! Mrs. Garner that she was unable at that time to prepare any food,'Cor-j . nett, became enraged and fired' OXie shot towards the house, Garner said. Cornett drew a pistol and Garner : said he picked. up his rifle and fire once. .Garner also declared that Cor-] nett attempted to shoot him with tne pistol but that it did not fire.'Officef said they found one loaded shell, one! empty shell and four empty cham-B bers in the. pistol on Cornett's bodyJ Officers Here and in : Stilwell areT attempting to find a third person, be-| lieved to have. een in- the car.: This demonstration.comes at a-veryfl opportune time for the dormant sprayfl should be applied within the next fewg days ^according to Hyman. The Demonstration will start at* 1:30 o'clock and every farmer inter-] ested is invited to be present. Stilwell Senior Sextet Triumphs HOOVER'S NEW CABINET Each Week we will give the pictures of Hoover's new cabinet members. It and short sketches of the lives of two is called Hoover's Prosperity Cabinet. First honors in the boys' division of the recent Stilwell basketball tournament held last Mteek went to theStilwell Sophomore quintet after three .rounds -of play.., Ten teams- took part in the tournament. Members of the winning team, shown in the above picture, are, reading from left to right: Front row-Adair, Bruner, Captain West and Brewer; .back row-Lee, Curtis, Paden. SfetHHer and the sponsor, Mrs. H. W. Burch. POSTMASTER GENERAL - Walter Folger Brown. Born in' Massillon, Ohio, May 31, 1869. Practiced law in Toledo, OhoL Chairman of the Congressional joint cotnmittee ;,on Reorganization, representing the' President, 1921. Assistant secretary of commerce since 1927. Married; lives in Washington. SECRETARY OF WAR James William Good Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Sep. tomber. 24,; 1866. City Attorney two yean. Member of Congress 1909 to, 1923. Chairman of Committee on Ap proprlationa. in the House of Represen tatives^ Practised law in Chicago. Is' married and Uvea in Evanston, III. ;