The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 48, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 29, 1917 Page: 1 of 6
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CASHION, KINGFISHER COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, March 29 1917.
Call For Town Election.
Voting place for Town Election
will be at tbe I O. O. F. build-
ing, Lot 21, Block 4 in the town
of Cashion, Okla , polls to open
at 7 a m. on the first Tuesday in
April, 1917, to elect three Com
m'ssioners; Treasurer, Clerk and
J H. Rector,
Chairman of the Town Board
NEWS ITEMS OF INTEREST.
E. G. Holland, of Clinton,
Oklahoma, arrived Saturday to
visit his parents Mr. and Mrs
W. F. Holland. He left for home
Wednesday morning, accompani-
ed by his father, who has been
ill for some lime Mr. Holland
experts to take treatment at
Clinton and will be gone, probab
ly two or three weeks.
Rev. McCowen closed a two
weeks revival here last Thursday
nig tit by giving an illustrated
lecture on astronomy This lec-
ture was well attended «ind was
appreciated by those present.
Mr. McCowen is a good speaker
and handled his lecture in a
masterly style The views were
unusually plain and brought out
in detail tbe different plannets
as they are seen thru the big
telescopes of the world.
Rev. Marion Herbert, of Pied
mont,- will preach Sunday morn-
ing and evening at the Christain
John Barleycorn was* some-
wha in evidence here Wednes
daT night. About half a dozen
fellows: were on the "joy wagon"
in the early part of the evening.
Some of them got a little noisy
and fussy but no one got serious-
ly hurt Too bad Cashoin can't
afford a marshal to coop up such
fellows as let "squirrel whiskey"
get the best of them.
The Warwick Male Quartette
gave tbe last number of the 1916-
,7 lyceum course. Both the vocal
and instrumental numbers being
appreciated by those present.
Arrangements were being made
Wednesday for a course the com
The D. V. club met March 21
with Bessie Vancuren three mem
bers were absent. At 5530 a
dainty lunch was served. The
club adjourned to meet next week
with Velma Mclntire.
COLONEL HARVEY SPEAKS
A rousing Ozark Trail meeting
was held in Cashion Wednesday
with Col. W. H. Harvey as
principal speaker. He was ac-
companied by J. S. Bellis, of
Cushing, president of tbe Ozark
Oil f ields Trail and Fred L.
Wenner, of Guthrie, secretary.
A number of cars lett here Wed-
nesday morning tor Navina to
escourt Col. Harvey «nd party to
Cashion and arrived here on the
return trip about 12,30 p. m.
The meeting was called in the
Bawn hall, Henry Borklund act-
ing as chairman. After a prayer
by Rev. Hadduck and the sing-
ine of the following song;
Gone are the dajs of the rough and
Gone are the days when the bucKboard
was a load
Coming to U9 now, we Know we shall
We hear the colonel's voice calling
We're coming, we're coming
From Cashion we all bail
We hear tne colonel's voice calling
We're here today to show our spirits
We're here today to get this trail or
We're here today to slam down on the
We hear the Colonel's voice calling
S W. Hogan gave an address
of welcome to the visitors Col.
Harvey then gave an interesting
le6ture on the budding of this
great national high way—explain-
ed the points on which the road
would be judged—and discussed
other points of interest. He was
followed by J. S, Bellis and Fred
L. Wenner, each of whom gave a
short and interesting talk.
Tbe streets in Cashion were
filled with automobiles, bunting
and other decorations were dis-
played—in fact the town declared
a holiday—and every business
house was locked up while the
visitors were here. The hall was
filled to standing room and the
citizens of Cashion and surround-
ing country displayed tbe Ozark
Trail enthusiasm with which they
are thoroughly inoculated. The
the teachers of the public schools
were in attendance with their
pupils and the high school greet
ed Col. Harvey with a yell.
After the meeting, a number of
citizens accompanied Col. Harvey
to Reeding where he held a meet
ing and some of tbe Cashion
people accompanied him as far
as Okarche where he held a meet-
ing in the evening.
Loans and Discounts $203,163 60
Overdrafts 4,452 99
Bonds, Warrants and Stocks 3 176 87
U. S. Bonds 25,000 00
Banking House F.& F. & R. E 9,875 00
Bill of Exchange 17,500 00
Cash or Sight exchange 37,835 45
Total $300,993 81
Capitsl $50,000 00
Surplus and undivided profits 19,726 18
Circulation 25,000 00
Deposits 152 767 63
Bonds Borrowed 500 00
Notea Rediscounted 3,000 00
Bills Payable 50,000 00
Total 300,993 81
First National Bank
WHY XOT CHOOSK A
ABSOLUTE SAFETY ■
Why not make those savings you have laid aside
for a rainy day absolutely safe? They will be if
you deposit your money in this bank, because we
are working under the State Guarantee Law. Why
take any chance at all?
You don't need to if you bank with us.
Farmers State BanK
4% Interest on Time and Saving Accounts.
Just received news thru the Cashion Ind-
epenpent that Mr. Fly will be here in a few
How are your door and window screens?
A. C. HOUSTON L1J9IBEK CO.
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Garnett, A. J. The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 48, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 29, 1917, newspaper, March 29, 1917; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc107338/m1/1/: accessed January 20, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.