Swanson County Democrat (Snyder, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 8, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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Swanson County Democrat
JUDGE FRANK P. CEASE’S
Letter to the County Com-
To The Honorable Board of
County Coramissionera, of Swan-
• Greeting: I am desirous of
calling join attention to the room
and building that you have pro-
vided for a Court room and office
room for the Clerk of the County
Court, and the County Judge’s
office. At the present ti ne the
building is not in a habitable
condition for the sate preserving
of the records and the property of
the county. It is impossible to
remove the filing and record cases
to any safe place where they would
not be exposed to fire or being
carried away, and the roof of the
building ia in bad condition, and
some of tfao property baa already
SUCCESOR TO KIOWA COUNTY DEMOCRAT
Snyder, Swanson County, Oklahoma, Septembr 8, 1910
Snyder MadeCounty Seal!
COUNTY OFFICERS MOVE HER!
All Records Moved to Snyder Where They Can Be Protected—Everything
Quiet—All Officers Transacting Business in Splendid
Office Rooms Furnished Free to the County
By the Enterprising Citizens
Declaring that the temporary
been damaged by reason the| quarters furnished by Mountain
bad condition of the building, j were not aUob that the hue-
Tb. ».», ,*£* „I ,h. New Cone., o! Sw,D*
are now on lile and are to be filed, properlv carried on,
make, t the more E tbe bnildPingP8 were old wood-
you as theboardofCountvCom and JUWe ,D be bnrned
missioned of Swanson Lp during any time; that hooka
ahonldprovide such quarters as| ^ „tat*nery couid not be car-
the law directs. . j ried back and forth from one side
Iaddre»yo«i th . of main street to the other to be
U-atw-, V.»l. i. .be
tne reooruH iu»v y Down; that there were no reB-
cnatody and in the custody of th |idence8 for the officer8, and that
CO Yom Obedient Servant, ^ey were forced to rent houses
X t i„„ Prenk P Ceaae I in Snyder and go hack and forth
Judge Frank P. Ceaae. ^ distance of four miles;
Report Of the Condition Of the that there^ere no hotel accomoda-
Hcpuri ui oiNif ‘io“» *he *ovrD> no waterworks,
FARMERS ft MERCHANTS BANK I no bre protection or anything in
at Snyder, In the State of Oklahoma, | tbe way Qf conveniences or each
moved to Snyder where they
could have offices in brick build-
ing, proper fire protection con-
veniences of desireable homes end
ouch other conveniences as would
come nnder the meaning of ad-
equate quarters for a temporary
As to the law governing the
ocation of county seats the Con.
etitution provided- that the leg-
islature would provide laws for
the location of temporary county
seats in new counties. According
to the opinin of the the best legal
talent in thia country there is no
law on this question, and while
the Governor has named Mt. Park
as the temporary county seat, yet
there is no law from any source I practically all
giving him thia power, and as I Park people.
county seat, that they would seat
themselves for business at a place
where they conld have the proper
quarters and conveniences as at
other county seat towns.
The officers moved who to Snyder
Monday lire as follows: County
Judge. County Clerk, District
Clerk, Clerk of the County Court,
Supt. Publio Instruction. Beg-
isier of Deeds, County Treasurer,
Commissioners, iu fact every offi-
cer except the sheriff and he will
be invited to move here.
As there had been no extensive
changes at Mt. Park, ho building
and only temorary quarters and
offices established, it is thought
the move will be welcomed by
except the Mt,
unty Officers for the County of
Swanson, State of Oklahoma, do
lie papers, ifiles and records, and
other property belonging to the
County of Swauson, aud its
citizen#, and that by reason
thereof, conditions are such that
the business affairs of the county
and our duties as officers of said
county, cannot be performed iu
the manner contemplated by law,
and as is ordinarily required to be
We further represent, that the
said town of Mountain Park, is
without sufficient hotel and eat-
ing house accomodatiouB to meet
the demands of your petitioners
or the public at large and that
there are no suitable residence or
sleeping accomodations for thu
use of your petitioners and their
We further represent, that
uuder existing conditions at
Mountain Park, as herein above
set out, wo, and each of us are
unable to perform the duties and
hereby represent and state to you, I functions of our respective offices
that the facilities and buildings in the manner contemplated by
and ther accomodations at Moun. 11“ and,
tain Park Oklahoma, are wholly Therefore, request that you
insufficient for the proper safe take such action on thia petition
and economic transnotion of the as you deem advisable for the
functions of our respective offices purposes of securing proper and
and the business affairs of said suitable accomodations for the
Swanson County, ae is contem- (offices of your petitioners and
plated by law, and the will of safe keeping of the records and
the citizens of the said conuty, (property of Swanson County,
in this, that the office buildiugs |
aie poor and weak wooden build-
ings aud are not wind and water I
tight, and have defective roofs |
and are dangerous on account of a|
lack of fire protection, so that the j
books files and reoords pertaining
to county affairs and the public |
___---- there ia no law governing , the
that would come in under the in-1 location of permanent connty
stroctions of the Governor when Bests in new counties not formed
if. is, mo.
nrn of Buffer, |
m that warrant!
at for sidewalk!
if said Iota heal
of the followtaf]
louat set opr
ir with the Met
towa of Enyfer,|
in mo, oi
aede pert of
sad eollseted ee i
(Ml Ad ^
.00t lot! hloe
kO for MO 00.
at the close of business Sep- 1.
Loans and Discounts........148,999.44|be said in hie oliimatinm that
Overdrafts, secured and I suitable temporary head quarters
unsecured................. *• .-.-I were to be furnished free of charge
Stocks, bonds, warrants, etc 2, 15.7 Moontain Park, the officers of
»:! th. New County met and decided
Checks and other cash Items «4-70I that they would not pat up with
Expenses................... R ^90 I the temporary arrangements any
Cash In-bank...............B longer asfurnished, and Monday
Total................. 62,601,431 night they' gathered together
LIABILITIES I such property aa they have and
Capital Stock Paid In......110,ooo.oo| with the seale of tleir office
Surplus fund................ 3,400.00
Undivided profits, less ex-
penses and taxes paid... - 34 «?
Due to banks............... 12,1 95
Individual deposits subject
to Check.................. 44,122.3o
Time certlBcates of deposit 2,844.00
Cashler’sehecks outstanding ^98m44
State of Oklahoma, *1
County of Swanson J
I John G. Willis, cashier of the
Bbove named bank, do solemnly swear
that the above atatoinent la true to the I
beet of my knowledge and h«llt»*i ,0I
tie Ip me God. John G. Willis,
Subscribed and sworn to before me I
this 8th day of September 1910.
J. E. Moore,
(SEAL) Notary Public.
My eommleslon expiree Aug. 19, W10.
O. B. Kve \ Directors
John O. Willis /
New line of Millinery, fall and I
winter ttylee, just received et|
by the constitutional convention
the question is one that will have
to ba provided for by the next
seeeion of the Legislature.
The officers of the connty have
decided as there is no law on the
question, aud as the Governor ’s
right to appoint a temporary
connty seat is not based on any
law and that there is no method at
tlionght that it will probably
tested in the courts.
Letter to the County Com
C. M. Hunter, Treaaurer.-
Hugh Francisco Beg Deeds -
Edw Kunke Surveyor.
W. C. Lewis Court Clerk-,
G. B. Bristow Co. Clerkr
W. C. Myers Dist Clerks
Joseph Beasley Supt.-
Tbe questian involved is mere- and private business of its citiz-
ly a legal one, and no trouble of ens with relation to county affairs. Report Of the Condition Of
anykiod is expected, however it ia are not protected from «»• and fltE BANK OF SNYDER
.........water, and that some of the re
cords have already been damaged | *t th” ^
by reason of the water and leak-
We farther represent, that the
citizens of Mountain Park
IF YOU WISH 10 ARRANGE
FOR A RANGE
uWE HAVE THE
The Indiana Grain Drill
. in the State of Oklahom»|
at the close of business Sep. 1.1918.
Loans and Discounts.......29,388.70
I va Overdrafts, secured and
— *------------1 , unsecured................ 2,258.40
not complied with their agreement warranto.................. 2,877.31
to famish, proper and sufficient| Furniture end fixtures...... 1.687.97
offices for the county Officers, Other real estate owned.... 1,480.32
tnd have not furnished safe depoa Due from banks...........'. 5.335.30
itorirs in which to store the pub- Checks and other cash items 917.15
1 Cash In bank............... 2,170.10
Capital Stock Paid In....... 5,000.00
Surplua Fund............... 858.91
Individual Deposits Sub-
ject to cheek.............. 30,279.04
Time oertlfloste of deposit... 4.000.84
Bring your notary work to
the Democrat office, I hare
theflrat eommisaion leaned
to a Notary in Swanaon
connty and my bond for
11000 has been made and
filed with the Clerk of Swan-
■on County aooordlng to law,
All work carefully attended
MADAMi ARC YOU ENTIRELY SATISFIED WITH
THE RANOE YOU ARE NOW COQKINO ON?
THE HEALTH AND HAPPINESS OF THE WHOLE
FAMILY DEPEND UPON THEIR HAVDiO WHOLESOME
COOKINO AT REST IS HARD WORK. SHOULD YOU
NOT LIOHTEN YOUR WORK RY USINO A LABOR-SAV-
(NO NEW RANOE7 WE SELL THE MAJESTIC RANOE.
WE HAVE THEM. COME SEE.
Cashier’s checks outstanding
Notes and billa rediscounted
State of Oklahoma, \
County of Bwnnson J
THE FRAME CONSTRUCTION Is made with combination
angle steel and square tubing; frame and hopper tied together bjr
center bangers, absolutely Impossible for to sag down as we use the
most perfsot truss made.
THE FEED is a combination rtm and flute, with agitator In
seed box for bearded oats, and Insures steady flow of grain.
THE INDICATOR Is attached to the feed shaft independent
of abiding lever, which insures sowing an exact amount.
THE INDIANA GRAIN DRILLS era equipped with drag
chains or press wheels, single or double levere, long axle bare and
rear spring pressure, for Ibi hardest ground.
We are overloaded on Grain Drills, and It’s to your Interest to
look up our proposition, we are ten to fifteen dollar* cheaper. Only a
tew left and they must be sold.
I.G. J. Helena, president of IIm
above named bank, do solemnly swear
| tbat the above statement la true to th*
best of my knowledge and belief, ao
help me God G. J. Helena, President
Subscribed and sworn to befora ms
| this 7th day of September 1010.
J. H. Anderson,
(SKAL) Notary Publio.
My commission expires Aug. 20lh 1014.
G. J. Helena )
E. E. Helena I
Tha Bwanson County Demo-
crat ia the offioial paper of
Swanson county and the city
of Buyder, Instruct your
attorneys to place your legal
notices in this paper,
Hubsoribe for the Demo-
crat end keep poeted.
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Anderson, John H. Swanson County Democrat (Snyder, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 8, 1910, newspaper, September 8, 1910; Snyder, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc406974/m1/1/: accessed January 17, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.