The County Democrat. (Tecumseh, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, September 20, 1918 Page: 1 of 8
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The County Democrat.
Entered at the Tecumseh, Oklahoma, postoffice, a* second-class mail under the act of March 3, 1879.
TBCUMSEH. POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY. OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY, SEPT EM BEK 20, 1918.
Sept. 4th, 1916.
The Board met in regular aeasion,
all member* present, when the follow-
ing proceeding* were had:
Depository bond of Maud State
Depository bond of ShawDee Nation-
al Bank approved.
BTorta of Sheriff approved.
Import of D. P. Sparks, Justice of
Peace, Shawnee, approved.
Report of H. A. Bolingcr, Juctice of
Peace Moore Township, approved.
Report of McClaiu Taylor, Justice
o. Peace, Tecum*eh, approved.
Report of J. L. Ginu, constable of
Burnett Township approved.
Report of I>. D. Parsons, constable
of Shawnee, approver!.
It is ordered that upon presentation
of tax receipts for 1902 on SJ SEJ 20-
9-5, that rolls aud receipts be carried
to rend EJ SEJ 20-9 5 and on N J 8W
21-9-5 be carried to road W| 8W 21-
Application for State Aid Fund.
Resolution, of the Commissioners of
Pottawatomie County, State of Okla-
homa, passed and approved on the 4th
day of September, 1918.
Whereas, according to the require-
ments of Chapter 238 of the Session
Laws of Oklahoma, 1917, an appropria-
tion of One Million Dollars has been
made by the State of Oklahoma for
the purpose of aiding in road construc-
tion in each epunty in the State of
" Whereas, in order to participate in
the benefits derived from the expen-
diture of such fund, it is required
that each county ,through its Board
ot County Commissioners shall make
formal application to the State De-
p .rtment of Highways agreeing to the
terms and provisions of the Law re-
Now, Therefore, bo it resolved by
the Board of County Commissioners of
Pottawatomie County, State of Okla-
homa, that the Department of High-
ways be and it hereby is requested to
file this as the application of such
county for participation in such fund
for aiding in the construction of State
Roads; and, that this county agrees
to all the provisions of such bill; and
that Pottnwatomie county hereby sets
aside in its construction account, for
fiscal year ending June 30, 1919, the
swi of Eighteen Thousand Eight Hun-
dred Sixty Five and 50-10C ($18,865.-
50) Dollars, under Item 5 of Account
IX-w of Estimate for 1918-19 Fiscal
Year, to be administered as provided
in said Law; and that said county
agrees to be bound by and to obey all
rules and regulations for the adminis-
tering of such fund that may be pre-
pared by the Department of Highways
and to pay on or before the 10th day
of each month all claims approved by
the Commissioner of Highways for ex-
penses of administration during the
preceeding month, provided that in no
case shall such expense exceed three
(3) per cent of the funds available in
pursuunec of the provisions of said
Chapter 238, Session Laws of Oklaho-
ma, 1917, and that estimate to meet
such expenses has been made as Item
5 of Account IX-v Estimate for 1918-
1919 Fiscal Year.
The said Board of County Commis-
sioners agrees that the Excise Board
of Pottawatomie County will be called
upon to adujst the estimates aud ap-
propriations of such county to meet
the requirements of said Department
of Highways and that said county will
only participate in such appropriation
to the extent that such adjustment of
estimates, herein referred to are made
by said County Excise Board.
In Witness Whereof, the said Board
of County Commissioners of Pottawat-
omie County, State of Oklahoma, has
causeil this Resolution to be spread on
its minutes and signed in duplicate by
the members of such Board and attest-
ed by the signature and seal of its
County Clerk on the day and date first
above set forth.
A. A. GOWAN,
J. T. DAVIS,
B. B. WYATT, County Clerk.
Adjourned to meet October 7, 1918,
at 9:00 a. m.
B. B. WYATT, County Clerk.
Sept. 4th, 1918.
The Board met as Drainage Commis-
sioners, all members present, when the
following proceedings were had.
Claim* District No. 1 allowed as fol-
R. E. Waren, livery hire, $2.50.
Tom Cossey, work on contract,
Rngau, Harris aud Frame, work on
E. H. Patchin, work, $5.00 disallow
ed, $35.04 allowed.
J. E. Bomar, livery hire $5.00.
Oeo. L. Timmons, salary, $71.36.
Lawrence Turner, work, $12.00.
G, A. Outcelt, salary, $25.00.
Adjourned a* Drainage Commission-
B. B. WYATT, County Clerk.
A SOLDIER “TRIG” CLASS
GETTING READY FOR
LIBERTY LOAN DRIVE
I REPORT ON T
Sept. 3rd, 1918.
The Board of County Commissioners
met in regular session, all members
present, when the following proceed-
ings were had:
Claims' were passed as follows:
Anna Lewis, salary $75.00.
C. A. Begey, salary, $75.00.
J. C. Coleman, salary $100.00.
B. B. Wyatt, salary, $180.50.
Oeo. M. McMUlin, salary, $187.50.
Homer King, salary, $100.00.
Maude Williams, salary, $50.00.
Mahlon MeKellar, salary, $75.00.
W. S. Pendleton, salary, $202.50.
Doris Youngblood, salary, $75.00.
Clarence Farrall, salary, $20.00.
Esther Wages, salary, $60.00.
L. G. Pitman, salary, $233.33.
W. L. Dueker, salary, $100,00.
Verna Bell, salary.. $75.00.
S. P. McCall, salary, $75.00.
W. W. Gilbert, salary, $100.00.
J. Lewis, servicea, $40.00.
Virgie Boyd, salary, $75.00.
D. P. Metzker, salary, $125.00.
R. L. Alexander, expenses, $10.92.
Clyde G. Pitman, expenses, $38.60,
Clyde G. Pitman, salary,$202.50.
Tully J. Darden, boarding prisoners,
R. L. Alexander, salary, $186.50.
C. E. Pettigrew, expenses, $8.20.
C. E. Pettigrew, salary, $75.00.
S. P. McCall, extra work, disallowed
H. M. Fowler, salary and expenses.
J. W. Legg, expenses, $3.20.
Tully J. Darden, salary, $202.50.
R. L. Flynn, salary, $186.50.
R. L. Flynn, expenses, $37.40.
A. J. Carlton, salary and expenses,
R. F. King, salary, $50.00.
E. Davis, expenses, $5.80.
E. Davis, fees, $11.88.
J. J. Dutton, expenses, $59.85.
J. J. Dutton, transporting insane,
Tully J. Darden, transporting in-
Tully J. Darden, expenses, $10.00.
J. W. Legg, salary, $60.00.
R. C. Moore, salary and expenses,
J. J. Dutton, fees, $80.55.
R. F. King, fees, $99.78.
R. F. King, expenses, $71.85.
W. F. Durham, salary and expenses,
C .E. Camp, salary and expenses,
A. E. Ewton, services, $85.00.
Mattie Graham, salary, $15.00.
Vernon Ewton, salary, $45.00.
N. A. J. Ticer, salary, $75.00.
M. Jordan, salary and overseeing
Geo. D. Barnard, supplies, $21.50.
American Vacuum Syringe Co., syr-
John A. MeKellar, registering vot-
J. T. Davis, salary and overseeing
State National Bank, interest, $6.59.
A. A. Gowan, salary, $91.70.
Bank of Commerce, teaching, $55.00.
The Adder Machine Co., repairs,
The County Democrat, printing,
Mammoth Department Store, merch-
Geo. D. Barnard, supplies, $8.60.
News-Dispatch Co., supplies, $40.00.
Wise & Renfro, electron work, $30.00.
8hawnee lee Co., iee, $3.00.
Geo. D. Barnard, supplies, 12c dis-
allowed, $13.20 allowed.
8. M. Ramsey, registering voters, 35e.
Educational daises at the Army V. M. C. A. hum are proving popular
with the soldier*. Thousand* of youug men who left school to go into the
service are continuing their studies and clauses while In the army. Many
educational Institutions are arrangtng to give credit for the work done In
this way, so that students may not lose anything while serving their country,
and can resume their studies on their return, with credit toward degrees
and graduation for the class-room work In the army. The picture shows a
group of college men continuing their study of trigonometry st one of the
Y, M. O, A. school*. It will make them better artillerymen,
In addition to advanced classes, tbe Y. M. C. A- conducts classes for
Illiterates and foreigners, teaching them to rend, write and epeak the Eng-
lish language. The War f^artmest is giving the Army Y. M. C. A. hearty
co-operation In thla work.
The “trig” class (town ,'n the picture is one of the many educational
classes conducted by the Y. V. C. A. at Camp McArthur, Texas.
E. M. Menaseo, jury, $2.00.
Tom Kelley, merchandise, $14.00.
O. P. Hartoop, ice, $15.12.
Lewis Hardware Co., merchandise,
Sparkling Water Co., merchandise,
News-Dispatch, merchandise, $40.00
B. H. Dickson, insurance, $30.00.
J. H. Miller, salary and expenses.
$1.35 disallowed, $100.00 allowed.
8.'D. Miles, washing, $4.50.
Trave-Trammel Co., supplies, $8.75.
City of Shawnee, rent, $100.00.
Warrep A Smith merchandise road
and bridge, $26.00.
J. A. Jones, jury, $2.50. v
Warren A Smith, merchandise, $106.
Warrcu & Smith Co., merchandise,
T. F. Southgate, jury, $15.30.
Warren A Smith Oo., merchandise,
West Disinfectant Co., disinfectant,
Underwood Typewriter Co., machine,
disallowed $50.00, allowed, $18.03.
Geo. D. Barnard Co., supplies, $18.50.
C. V. Humphrey, registering voters,
G. A. Outcclt, services, $8.00.
Warden Company, supplies, $31.60.
Bieknell A Douglas, merchandise,
$1.00 disallowed, $25.70 allowed.
E. J. Gray, jail practice, $18.00.
Tecumseh Telephone Co., August
Tecumseh Telephone Co., rents,
R. C. Hurst, hack tnx collections,
Roy Pybas, cattle inspector, $7.50.
C. C. Lydick, expenses, $7.00.
Tecumseh Republican, supplies, $1.25.
U. C. Hurst, ferret collections, $8.76.
Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.,
L. C. Johnson, merchandise, $35.50.
Union Grocery Co. merchandise,
N. P. Bell & Son, merchandise, $15.55.
Boyd A Son; merchandise, $20.07.
E. Done, pauper, $10.00.
8. E. Wright, merchandise pauper,
Sarah Stark, pauper allowance, $5.00.
E. J. Gray, insane board, $7.00.
H. M. Reeder, services pauper, dis-
J. Lairson, pauper allowance, $10.00.
E. E. Goodrich, insane board, $7.00.
Lougrnire Draper Co., chair, $8.00
disallowed, $10.00 allowed.
S. E. McCoin, pauper allowance,
W. A, Hancock, salary, $67.50.
Harlow Pub. Co., supplies, $5.60.
U. 8. Cordell, insane board, $7.00.
Willard Hotel, board panper, $3.00
disallowed, $75.00 allowed.
Geo. D. Barnard, supplies, $28.00.
National Surety Co., expenses, dis-
G. W. Colvert, county physician,
Maxey A Williams, merchandise,
Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.,
I. L. George, merchandise, $15.00.
W. E. Dearmore, assistance, $75.00.
Deurl Loy, widows pension, $10.00.
Mary J. Willman, widows pension,
Nannie Owens, widows pension, $5.00.
Irene Brooks, widows pension, $12.00.
Dora Dcathernge, widows pension
Ella Criss, willows pension, $5.00.
Mandy Davis, widows pension, $12.
Pirlie Miller, widows peusion,
E. Marrow, widows pension, $6.00.
Cora Beene, widows pension, $5.00.
Ida Walls, widows pension, $8.00.
J. J. Freeman, bridge work, $200.00.
W. C. Hudson, road work, $130.05.
W. A. Bowen, plliug, $12.00.
Dave Sollis, road work, $91.50.
Shawnee Plalulug Mill, lumber,
Jim Tibbs, piling, $12.00.
John Willis, road work, $2.50.
Ainsden Lumber Co., lumber, $100.00.
G. W. Decker, bridge work, $12.00.
O. M. Baade, bridge work, $3.50.
F. A. Trinkle, bridge work, $10.50.
E. M. Menaseo, bridge work, $6.50.
A. C. Neel, merchandise, $1.20.
J. A. Daniel, bridge work, $46.15.
A. C. Neel, merchandise, $104.55.
T. J. Folwell, merchandise, $6.00.
T. L. Itippetoe, road work, $45.75.
J. L. Roebuck, merchandise, $13.98.
J. P. Cook, piling, $18.00.
A. O. Offill, hauling $32.00.
F. L. Grimes, bridge work, $90.65.
J. R. Lansdown, bridge work, $2.50.
J. L. Swarb, bridge work $12.00.
B. F. Roberts, bridge work, $11.00.
Deister A Griniwood, bridge work,
Jim Tibbs, bridge work, $1.50.
F. E. Bourbonnais, piling, $43.40.
D. F. Giles, bridge work $15.00.
Val Driscoll, bridge work, $187.50.
S. A. Conn, bridge work, $16.41.
R. F. Bourbonnais bridge work, $4.50.
A. J. Carson, work ami lumber,
Shawnee Plaining Mill, merchandise,
H. II. Holland, bridge work, $20.00.
E. O. Davis, road work, $7.50.
J. V. Morrow, road work $56.00.
Shawnee General Hospital, care- of
county patients, $167.75.
E. O. Putnam, rock, $19.45.
G. C. Butler, road work, $16.00.
J. A. Norman, bridge work, $49.30.
W. H. Cossey, bridge work $114.90.
G. C. Bryant, bridge work $284.23.
Geo. O. McCulIy, unloading cement
8. M. Glovd, cement, $1253.45 disal-
J. E. Bomar, road main $63.00.
J. W. Clarida, road main $48.00.
J. R. Williams, road work $38.25,
Rov Clark, road main $39.50.
F. M. Murry, culvert work, $142.40.
J. H. Davis, road main $85.00.
Geo. E. Rapp, road main $48.85.
J. C. Worley, road main $38.25.
D. K. Moore, road main, $36.00.
E. H. Jackson, road main, $24.60.
W. H. Shannon, road main, $17.50.
A. J. Gladwell, road main. $37.00.
Spencer A Dawson, road main. $9.00.
(CONTINUED ON PAGE FIVE.)
The report of the local board on the
r gist ration of Hepf-mber the 12th
on registrants from between the ages
of 18 and 45 Itotli inclusive in -Potta-
watomie county, has l>ccn compiled aud
the list of registrants necurdiug to
1. Native Imrit eitiaeua.........4,848
2. Naturalised clti/.eus ......... 16
3. Citizens by father’a naural-
ization before registrant’s
majority ................ 17
4. Total of al ove ...........
5. Declarant aliens (1st papers)
6. Non declarant aliens .......
7. Totals of 5 and tl ........
years sold. .
old. . .
old. . .
old. . .
old. . .
old. . .
. - 1
old. . .
old. . .
Total of all ages .............4943
The largest number of one age njgis-
tered were the 18 year old youths, there
being 410 of this age registered. The
next lurgest was 304, young men of
19, aud the next, 356, registrants of 20.
There were none of the ages of 22, 23,
26 nml 27 registered, but there were
one each of the ages 24, 25, 28, 29, 30
and 31. Why these were uot register-
when the enll was sent out for the
registration of all between 21 and 31
not known nt the exemption board.
SOUVENIRS FROM BATTLE FRONT.
Mr. W. G. Cook of Route 4, has re-
ceived a number of interesting souvi-
ners from hi* son Joe Cook who was
wounded in tho battle of July 30.
Among the articles wa* a fine silver,
open face watch, a pair of fine field
glasses, used by n German soldier, and
string of coins representing all the
money of the foreign nations now at
-. The collection is highly prized
by Mr. Cook.
Joe wns sent to a hospital for n
short time but is again at the front.
Therou A. Hunter was here from
northeast of Shawnee Saturday airang-
ing to have a public snle at his place
Monday, Sept. 30.
The next Liberty Loan drive starts
September 28th. This is to be the big-
gest, the quickest and the easiest of
any drive. The people are anxious to
do; they are eager to help our noys who
have gone to the front. About all
the people want to know is how much
their part Is and It will be fortheotn
John W. Jones of Shawnee, hns been
named County Chairman, Miss La re h
Miller, also of Shawnee, hns been uam
ed Chairman of the Women’s Commit
tee. Each have named Chairman an I
committeemen for the various towns
and townships of the county.
For Tecumseh, Mr. Jones has named
F. M. Phillips us Chuirmuu and for
Forrest Township lie has named M. M
Henderson as Chairman.
Mr. Henderson hns named in the dir
fereut distriets the following to havil
charge of the Loan drive in their lo-
District 37—A. B. Epperson, 11. C
Teas and Joe Stevenson.
District 39—G. W. Van Meter, It. L.
Marsh and Frank Downing.
District 42—H. R. Duiniin,
Blackwell and Wm. Campbell.
District 56—J. C. Wells, W.
Coy and Thos. Tibbs.
Mrs. C. A. Knight has been appointed
by Miss Larch-Miller to have charge
of Forrest Township for the Women ’*
Committee and has named one Chair-
man for each district, who will name
three committeemen to assist. Mrs.
Knight announces the following ap-
District 37—Mrs. Hortou.
District 39—Mrs. Floyd Dickson.
District 42—Mrs. Welborn.
District 42—Minnie Campbell.
District 56— Mrs. Florence Banks.
Mrs. L. V. Hanon, who has been ap-
pointed by Miss Lareli-Miller as Chair-
man of the Women’s Committee for
Tecumseh, has appointed the following
to act as Chairmen in the different
wards of the city:
Ward 1—Mrs. H. C. Lee.
Ward 2—Mrs. Louis Henderson.
Ward 3—Mrs. F. M. Phillips.
Ward 4—Mrs. Lon Boyd.
A joint meeting of men and women
of Tecumseh and Forrest Township will
be held in the District Court room Sat-
iir lay at 2:30 p. ni. at which time a
full meeting of all the committees are
ackcd to he present.
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-I- M ARRAIGES .J.
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The following marriage licenses were
Issued by the County Cort during the
J. C. Herrin, 60, Shawnee; Josephine
Cline, 48, Shawnee.
Dee Sltiker, 33, (eol.) Brooksville;
Astine Harris, 21, (col.) Macomb.
Henry Landrum, 58, (col.) Earlhoro;
Mary Davis, 42. (c •’.) Seminole.
Erving W. Bournssn, lo, Wanctte;
Annie Loiighlin, 16, Wunette.
A. M. Wickline, 74, Shawnee; Ber-
nice Nash, 43, Shawnee.
Lee Perrv, 31, Ada; Stella Edwards,
R. L. Howard, former county com-
missioner from the Third District, wa*
in the city last Friday on business.
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