The Democrat News (Sapulpa, Okla.), Vol. 39, No. 44, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 8, 1949 Page: 1 of 6
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The Democrat News
SAPULPA. CREEK CO'TNTY. OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 8 1949
Subscription Price $2.00 Per Year
While this is Tuesday and wc
hsv» Just c-ene into the office
from attending th* first regular
meeting of thp Downtown Quar-
t»rb»ck rlnh would likp »r. paM
•fcn* thp word that thp rluh
no«l« to *p|| about ViO more ip*.
*’*’ “eket* at a price of $6 par
poraon in order to wip* off a
doflctt In sponsoring thp luimopr
training ramp for mtmhtri of this
year's football squad
Of this prlcp *2 25 gnev Into 1
a spectaI fund to defray thp ex- i
P*n»p»nf thp ramp. Incidentally |
thp lug reason for buying thi*
typ* "Pawn tirkpt is that It m- !
•urn a rrarrvpd seat at all homr |
_ gamp* Than too, you grt onr
" gamp free, BETTER HURRY If you |
want to have a pprfrrtPd urat at |
Holmp* Park You ran huy your I
tirkpt at The Drmnrrat New* of- 1
Drp or from moat all mpmbrra of I
ythp Quart»rhack club Today la
U»r last day of «a!r for these i ||
apprial apason ducats
*t got to look ovpt thp local ■
aquad and get a first hand rrpnrt I
from Coach Romgardnrr and from
every indication w* arp not randy
•or a gamp next Friday night
howevrr atnrp the Chieftain* havp
pngagpd MrA|p*trr for a fraru* on
thp local field beginning at ft p
m to inaugurate thp 1949 season
••Bom' will have a team on hand ,
to entertain thp visitors.
Play will be centered on ground
wrk with Kendall and Willihey
expected to do a good share of^
the ball toting Passing will be |
let alone until plays arp rounded I
up somewhat smoother The over-
CROWDS JAM FAIRGROUNDS
Stimmel Quits '
VFW Job; Love
Is New Chief
Outgoing Chief Points
To TU Teaching Dut'es;
No Policy Change Noted
BUI I.ovp, assistant theater man-
\ I Ager for two Sapulpa houses Tues-
*■ day assumed command of the
local Veteran* of Foreign War*
post after the reaignattun of Com-
mander Glenn Stimmel.
Stimmel announced his resigna-
tion was effected because he felt
it was Impossible for him to give
sufficient time to the veteran*
post in view of his new duties
added this Fall.
Stimmel will teach at the Uni-
veraity of Tulsa beginning this
week in addition to continuing
hi* accountancy practice in the
Dove, 27-year-old veteran of
numerous Pacific campaigns, will
sen e for the remainder of this
year's term He announced after
the meeting no immediate chan-
ges were planned in VFW person-
nel or policy.
The new VFW post commander
served with the Commander Am-
___ A three year-old Sapulpa child , I'hlhlmia Fnreea. Group 5, In the
rated Chieftains are somewhat ’ **’ dry-eyed through a funeral Pacific invasions of Palau and
MART SUE OUTCALT
•Mommy. Daddy . . . burned'
Child Is Lone
Mass Funeral lor Outcat
Family la Held Wednesday
weak at ends and perhaps at the
gunrd positions in that hut three
lefterman are hack to fill these
Friday's game |* a warm-up fr>r
Jioth elevens and it will he warm
tn more way* rhan one if the
weatherman doe* not cool things
off that night Reserve strength
wtll mean a lot and the locals are
no! deep in any one pnapion from
*ow for a little Ashing news
Orchid* to Mrs Carl Young few
catching a 5 lb 2 o* hast up at
Bernice on Grand lake Monday
She nahbed the dandy on a white
bomber (Alfred Reel ,
while plugging near Rlarkberry is-
land Friend husband was on hand
to lend a hand in landing the
Wggest bass Mrs Young
Wednesday aftern r-n, too young Okinawa and with the Argus Unit
to he aware of the stark tragedy I* *n ’be Tarawa invasion He
which made the solemn rites Joined the t\ S. Navy in January,
necessary 1943, and wgs separated In Oct-
The child was short-haired Mary i 1943.
Sue Ou’cslt The mas* funeral was Lore commended the work of
for her mother her father her S- Heber Finch Jr., seme* officer.
year-old hrother and her 6-year
The family of five had been
wiped out- except for tiny Mary
Sue after a Saturday night auto-
mobile collision near Paola. Kans.
The proup was returning to Sa-
pulpa after a holiday trip
Killed were Ralph Outealt 28-
Tear old midget auto racer, him
wile. Doruiy. 8. and Dianne 8.
The fgyrsome were victims at
both in| urie> and 1 lames tram
the burning car.
and said on* of the proposed
mosre* he and Finch wets con-
sidering was the program to
make the VFW clubroom avail-
able to mar* person* la the
social and rocreational line.
At Tuesday night’s session. VFW
members paid tribute to one of
their comrades killed during thej
While not oil part.ctpants reeled prise, at th» Fisl-.inq Rodeo
held a* Lake Sahomc Saturday. August 27. all shored In the fun and
enjoyed a good feed at noon. ShAwn in the top right hand corner is
a young fellow whom wo snappe . anu we b«..eve him to be lira
Ralph *Out*ult*Members .nd.^t'rt' T,*,,iek of 121 *' !»**■«■■* *» « ,cen* 'how'™> "»— »
a heavy turnout for the Outcult
funeral was to be made
The VFW anounevd Its
participants taken shortly after the majority ol fishermen had taken
off to other sec tic ns of the lake nest is little Sklppy Murphy a
regular fisherman at the lake; loft bottom is shown the boy's grand
champion with his prao 2 lb. channel eat. J. C. Broughton ol Rout*
I Sapulpa; m lower center is Donna Jacobs. 1041 E. Denton who
captured the grand prise tor girls, she ts bolding a !•« lb. bass and
a channel cat that registered 1 lb. 2oi: no*t is lob Harvey. 6J4 S.
Mounds who caught tho largest bast of the day weighing t lb. * os.
Except for minor hums. Mary ,lo stage a parade Sept 24 in
Sue escaped unacrnl hed The se- Sapulpa to celebrate the Golden
verity of the tragedy failed to Jubilee AH other veterans organl-
h Another h„- bass wa, taken "* Sb°“ **“ * *"
r^*r^ KeUyvtlle lake by Joe Merer! •'Mommy, Daddy burned . . Mrs. Stimmel Reports
ioor,7’uKh' “*•<««» « * lb iDonny Dianne burned, too.” she Mr* Sylvia Stimmel. Immediate
,i ^ lTr '«P water mumbled past prealdent of the state ladies
I .i P . ^y of h*1* Sh<' h** N'*'n cnr“d f"r »>y her auxiliary unit, reported highlights
nice string of good sized rhan- »unt in Tulsa until n final dis- of the national convention she r*.
position of the case Is made cently attended She cited stands
Funeral aervlces were held at taken on world peace, universal
4 p m Wednesday in Sapulpa*s military training, a standout Air ex-convicts believed
First 'Methodist church with the Force, veterans welfare, civil
ExCon Hunted Weird Menagerie Rambles 485 Sapulpans
After City Job Through Down town A rea (;et JR XRays
Judging Over Thursday
Except tor Kid Pome*
Negro Attendance Good
Sapulpa * biggest district fair
in its three year history swung
open its doors Wednesday and
entries from throughout the
county promptly flooded into
all open departments.
Judging got underway early
Thursday morning as judges stalk-
ed up and down row after row
of livestock, field crop* and home-
, manufactured goods Blue ribbons,
red ribbons, and on down to fifth
place sward* went out by the
dozens as proud exhibitor* milled
shout the various stalls waiting
for the Judges' derisions.
The midway — complete with
. dozens of rides and side attract-
ion*. opened in full swing Wed-
nesday and crowds swarmed the
entarnr* gate for the recreational
phase of the annual fair
Highly popular at the fair, as
always, is the hamburger stand in
the main exhibit building The
stand is operated by the Creek
County Home Demonstration club
and sells. In addition to ham-
burgers. home-made pies, coffee
and soft drink*.
All Judging was completed
Thursday except for youngsters'
ponies which will he Judged Fri-
day Children must ride their own
iiomes during the Judging and
| will he Judged according to their
riding ability along with the qual-
ity of their steed
Entries closed out at A p. m.
Wednesday night More than VXi
entries poured in by closing time.
Spirited Negro Turnout
The sections set aside for the
county’s Negro division also
f brought spirited turnouts Wednes-
day and Thursday
Fair official* said Thursday they
felt the best crowds are yat to
come Ahvays a btt «lr.w to start,
the crowd this year appeared to be
; well above average tn the open-
[ Ing phases leading officials to pre-
Jdict record-breaking attendance
records before the event winds up.
nels from his efforts at the popu-
lar Kellyvtlle lake over the holi-
Then too. Jay Holder from up
The weirdest concoction of junk, third burro and a veritable zoo
livestock and wheels seen in Sa- in the hack.
pwipa In years ambled through the a three-months old burro was
middle of Dewey street Tuesday boxed onto the tul-end of the
The search for a pair of Tulsa straight on through on U S wheeled Junkyard A nanny-goat
Tulna Pair Frustrated
In Burglary Try Her*
Citians Swarming Mobil*
Unit by Newberry Store
Cooperative Sapulpans swarmed
No Traffic Fatalities
(halted [ p on Holiday
Sapulpa rounded out another
It was Jack Ratliff, Inc. RIs Under the ^-caile^Tehirir^ere' "** X R*J' Wednesday, hoBday »**k*nd without a traffic
H P Bowles way came home with R*v J CCum ^M.n",........ CteT ^f^c*""1 A^'m™ ,"v*»'vw' ,n * Mur- menagerie included three six h-ns and It baby chicks. liR' Triuraxlny for free chest X- tetallty wtth.n the Immediate are.
Some dandy eat. from Grand lake Interment wa, m South Heights housmg problem* and the unre-' Klary in S«Pull>« Monday burros which pu led hi, wheeled The wagon .taelf ........ hardly **y* ,?n J?T *f*lte>* ‘ tfM“y “ .
M which was a 14 pound cemetery with the Owen-Landrtth lentlng fight against Communism ni*ht •» being conducted In full contraption, a blilygoat riding a- be named The canvas top was u r ‘ '>s * combined in a rigid pa-
channei. with 4 or 3 nice aizeifunernl hemr in charge of ar- 3U$ Uucy- Wallace was lauded »»lng this week. Police Chief J O I*r1<,e “nr,of *he burro»- • ringlet reminiscent of a covered wagon 1 1 Orville Bumpua, city manager n*_ ?TogTa7’
r,Mh ____ by the VJ-W membership for -com- Edwards announced. Atep AHQtfrte Mato, a dog on thq | Wooden-atetloH aides made thelf”* *
mendable" service as secretary
of the Creek County Draft hoard
Don’t know exactly how many' I B | I | rft*
of y->u fishermen are familiar with J- “ • ' JT. W IIJ*i
l. S. Na\v I’romolion
before his line gave way with
old "Stonewall" taking that last
de*(>erate lunge under the boat.
Kdwarrfi KAid thp local puli'*?
d(*partm«*nt has nottflcd all ptatc
Authorities of th<» men, one «»f
. . .... whom has been idcattflcd as Jack
The personal and political life „ .
of one Of Oklahoma* first con- f*'nn»nK,on The search stems
from the attempted burglary of j
OU Gets Morgan rile*
old "Stonewall' out at Kellyville
lake hut anyway another man
booked him for a good tussle the
other day and rlalmi he played John William Conley. Jr, USN,
with him for about 30 minutes of Route 2. Sapulpa, and husband gresamen is revealed in files re- ... .
of the former Cleo Z. Clark of cently donated to the University P,ck* *^r‘K«'ator Servk* at
S. Rockford st . Tulsa has been of Oklahoma archives. Paper of *" L>ev'v>
advanced to aviation ^lectrldan s the late Dick T. Morgan, who ser- * woman living in an apart
ment over the firm reported the
incident to police and described
breaking the line as he took off male, third class, while serving ved as a state congressman from
fnt the deeper water , with Navy Attack Squadron 115, 1909 to 1920, have been present- j
Several fishermen have connect, based at the Naval Air Station, ed to the archives by hts son, Por-
ed with this famous has* and San Diego, Calif.
Some believe him to weigh in the
neighborhood qf 8 or 9 pounds.
He Strikes in about the same spot
every time, but he Is not hrmked
ter Morgan of Oklahoma City.
- MORE ON PAGE FOUR
> To Make Meet
Oklahoma Group to Nam*
Successor to Law Wentz
Three Creek county Republicans,
prominent In district and state
GOP circles, will attend the Re-
publican State Committee meeting
to he bald Monday at Oklahoma
City'* Skirvin hotel.
Attending will te Glenn O.
YoitPg, state adaiMHlepman. Dor-
enr AJIen, Prumdght plate pom-
rmtt•*woman. g*ii Mrs febp M
Sw<teiey. president of the Sapulpa
RepuhUcan Woman'* olub
Object of Lb* aUt* meeting wtu
be the (election of a national
committeeman to succeed the late
Law Went* of Penan City. The
contest (or the place la stirring -
Announced candidate* with act-
ive supporter* Include Herbert K. I
Hyde, Oklahoma City nttatney,
Richard Lloyd Janes, editor of the
Tulsa Tribune, and Bailey Vinson,
prominent Tula* businessman and
civic leader who la now secretary-
treasurer of th* state committee.
The first labor union In Indian
Territory, established by two III-
1 rails coal miner* la IMS. wa* a
local aaaembly of th* Knight* of
Labor In th* McAlefr area.
More than «W> atudaat* were
unrolled la ilifilT dames at th#
University af OMrBirm *uteg
•ach itmrf.cr last jwnr. __ ,
both men oad th* autamebile
tn which they mad* their get-
away. Hi* caz was abandoned
on Oak street near Dewey after
it ran out ol gas. A picture el
Pennington, an ex-coavict. and
his wife and daughter.
Officers also found what they
labeled a "Jimmy" bar for prying
open dura and locks along with a
set ol tools like thus- used in the
state penitentiary in leather work
I Edwards said an investigation re-
, vested most all locks on the back
I doors of stores in the block had
been tampered with but only the
J refrigerator firm had been enter-
In Tulsa, Pennington's wife said
she had not seen him for several
Job Is Open
J. O. Edwards 'Bumped;'
Shake-up Gets Underway
Policeman Jim Knight of tho
Sapulpa FoPc* department sub-
mitted bis resignation this week
effective September IS.
Effective at the close of day
Saturday Chief of Police J. O.
Edwards will be assigned as
patrolman on tho police force.
BUI Johnson, policeman, has _____
been appointed acting Chief of - Mexico twice And from Minnesota
Police until a permanent chief
is appointed. An attempt will be
mad* to secure an FBI man
trained tn police methods for
the local position, as chief, ac
nr of the city * most ardent l*t* ■••re of the state s new
contraption took like a log cabin nf ,h* program reported 'r*,n<' *****
Automobile wheel* and avle* du- IH-' >‘G,u|P«n« X-R*y*d Wed- Trofrper l^wis Speck of <*>• Ob-
torted ii even further |ne*day Another went through |ah,,m* Highway Patrol said he
A stove-Dior was peeping h* ,r*“,'r ,lr''- ln Bristow and NSi "n^ Trooper Jack McKenzie, Sa-
,f ihe were handled in Irrumnght I'ulpas two-man team, arrested
r tanvas . . five drivers for violations of the
Th? examtnAtion «t- # .
traded zn average of 50 person. «*• offenders
zn hour throughout the first sens- ",Lbb?d ,nT *nd
a,n. Few person, refu^ o ^ *" *”,n‘ n >
y un, .si atekw..^ .. ^ . Both off?n»**s ch«ri??<1 un-
o'mT n! W m8.n " r<“ <*” «h» new code Under the old
tne [ifftrim t*» Ih? extent of
through the top or me canvas
Jack s cot and a stove were Jam-
| oied Inside along with a collection
of junk that would take a aorps
’ i*-rks to inventory
Pots. pans. tool*, postcards,
pennants, souvsnisrs. tin cans
spare lust and tubes and buck-
ets Uttered the sides of th* di-
Jack admits he is a wanderer
but no bum.” He gleans a
gallon of milk and three or four
eggs, from hi* Itvestzvk. He ped-
dles picture postenrds of himself
at three for a quarter. And he
He has driven from Canada to
campaigning against It on the
street Her reason was unknown
Attendants turned eager cus-
tomers out with machine-liko
precision. Tho entire 1 operation"
toot lots than a minute per
customer. A report on th* X-
Bayod person's tuberculosis
status will be mailed within
two weeks from tho day hts
Picture hi taken.
come under s blanket charge
which carried less penalty.
Top Tulsa (r-F Official
To Be (Chamber Speaker
C. A. Border secretary of the
Tulsa Chamber of Commerce*
hoard of directors, will hr guest
speaker at the Sapulpa Chamber
one of three mobile I of Commerce luncheon at 12 noon
Not a 1 iseTarget,
Phone Firm Insists
cording to J. Orville Bumpus.
"Possibly two other changes
will b- —ad* All changes are
made omy w..a attempt to
improve the department." Bum-
to Florida a few times. When he
pawed through Sapulpa Tuesday, trailers In the county now in Friday. Secretary-Manager
he said he was headed for Phoe- operation, pulled In front of New- Sheehan has announced
nl*. Ariz. "Got TB bad. ' he «.ugh- berry s on Dewey street early Jaj Hesaer county farm agent,
** _ I Wednesday gy jo a m , lines had will also appear on the luncheon
Occupation None, he admits, formed and continued all day program Sheehan said Sheehan
"I Just travel."
Jack figures h# makes about 13
miles a day. “Not bad for a man
60’’ he reflects II? refused to
comment on Wall Street dentals
of a forthcoming recession.
| Carrier Pliaet Nik* Cal at ‘Urn Rack'
urged chamber members to visit
the Fair and then bring a farmer
friend along to the luncheon
Border has k>ng been identified
with all of the top programs un-
dertaken In the agricultural field
by the enterprising Tulsa chamber
Nias Greer Carson, popular movie aetraaa. paaaa at the CMcago
Railroad Fair with this group of Oklahoma Indiana, after receiving
from them the title "Kol mah tohL" meaning Kiowa Prlnceaa. Be-
stowing tbs boo or was Ipeacer Aeah. wall kaawa Indian dancer
aad artist, from Anadarko, who stands at tbs left la full tribal
regalia. Assisting te the oatsmoay wars Ida Aaah. Ola Map Asah
aad Jaaa Black Owl other members oI the Kiowa daaea team,
appearing daily at Dm Santa Fa
the prime attractions at Uw Fair,
t# aaa tfeg IV. gad Mt Kls^a* to Bctto*.
Pointing out that thousands of
telephone wires are broken by
•tray ahot* every year. WilUam B
Boone, manager of Southwestern
Bell Telephone Company, today
urged hunters to refrain from
•hooting In the direction of tele-
"Although there are some cases
of hunter* utfng poles. Insulators
or wire* for target practice, we
believe that moat cases of trouble
of this nature are the result of
thoughtless shooting In the neigh-
borhood of line*,'* ho said. "With
tho new hunting season under
way. wo want to urge sportsmen
to um great care when In the
vicinity of telephone wires."
The telephone official said that
each hunting eeaaon money, man-
hour* and telephone call* are kmt
through damago from gunfire
Dr J M Pay!***, county health
chief. *»id the county, city and
state authorities sponsoring the
program would like to heal the
goal set in Osage county by the
mobile unit last w e*k More than, __
70 per cent of the citizenry there' group,
A button with the fnacripMon,
“I’ve had my cheat X-Ray. is
given to each permn going Mpou-
! gh the trailer.
i Financing of the program I*
fcarried out by the state haalth Sapulpans who have question*
> detriment and through the sale regarding retirement and surviv-
or Christmas veals. 1>rv benefit* under the Federal
S.pulia* fill vincas and Profess- (Jid Age and Surv+rme Insurant
Social Security Expert
Will Be Here Friday
___ _ _ _______
.ional M >m< n cluh members vol- program will have an opportunity
unreered to work at the mobile to have thetr queetions answered
unit In the opening three day* Friday morning
Member* serve all day ln|»g at the A Held represenlalive of the
I street job by signing up X-Ray Social Security admlnlstratkm
"customers' and by publicizing field office of Tulaa will he In the
the event hoth by |>*r«on-to-p*r- county eourthouae here bt 9 a. m.
son contact and over the public Friday Bam B. Durham Jr. will
addresa system he th# field representative, the
Nr*. Clara Gooden la head of Tulsa office announced.
, the commute* of BAPW worker* -
ariw are working Wednesday. Oklahoma* rural population
Thursday and Saturday Another waa B24 per cent of the total
civtc group will contribute voiun- number of state residents, acenrd-
tear wo,k "*■« < Ing to the 1940 census The state
_ . - then had 2438,434 people
The Lni versify of Oklahoma _____
late year enrolled etadenu from Auguste PtoTr* Chouteau estab-
every one of the state * 77 coun- ished the first permanent white
tte*. It also had Students groin 43 setttenaeut tn oMMmmm In MBS.
oMMr NA'/t. Jteirltorfe*. the; He set up • trading poet at Grand
and 35 for- * I** part
M UM *4§4i.
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