Claremore Progress. And Rogers County Democrat (Claremore, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 48, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 7, 1915 Page: 1 of 8
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ROPERS COUNTY DEMOCRAT
ORB. OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 10J5
wu« BATUMI PissMsat 0. D. DAVM. Os*l
w. f. lATI, Vise Pisa. Q. O. BAVLBBO. Aaat ChaMw
Coodoaaed Statement of tho Klnanolal Condition of
The National Bank of Claremore,
To tin Comptroller of Current? at the « loae of Bualnsaa, D*. SI, 1914
Loom and Diaeoanta. JB71,M4 90
U.S. Bonda SO,09000
Other Bonde end War-
ranto 85.884 84 >
Federal Bank ritock... 888M
"tamtijR&m™.' 12,600 00
Five Per Oaat Re-
demption Fand 2,800.00
- C EXCHANGE 108,484 «8
Capital ft toob |&o,ooooo
Surplua and Proflta... 7,182.10
Circulation 4U.M0 00
The Above Statement is Correct
G. D. DAVIS,
THS NKW RKGIUK
Monday wii ■ liuay day In the court
house for, with the old officers vici.
Unit and tho now one* moving In, tho
place waa Ailed with buitlo and coo
fusion moNt of tho ontlro day. Good
natura wan «vid nc*d ovorywhoro awl
many Joke* woro perpetrated and on
the whole both tho Incoming officers
and thoao going out had a good time
and tho fooling of good foltowahip
H. TOM KT6HT
Plaaa are rapWW *******
for tho laaMtmtim <rf R. L. Vt-
* of tho W9mpt .
. aortal affa'ff, wfth promtoaRt oo to
' from all aeMtoa.
All of Oh now stoto*fea *
sworn in <fc theaaa* _
Tho O'klahbam OH7 Chamber of
commerce* wlty give « baa«u«t Jan« .
«, in honor of the retiring governor-
and the goromor^oet. MataO
be provfchd for , over five
individual*, including all members
NOWATA LKAD8IN FIRST DAT
Tho Chtraamw Chrlotton
School f«R behind
HAYS PDICIA8P THEIR
HAVE K1QBT MEW 8TUDE3I1B
j ENROLLED AT E. L . P 8.
Frank and Will Brieeoe took charge
of the Briacoe Grocery Store Satur-
day wonting, they hoving purchased
Mr. Sriaooo'a interoat In tha baaioess
and in tho future the etoro will bo
r thair waaagowawt. Tho
Bihwia Graeaqr Co. haa alwayehao
tho iapo a Haa of gtria* value re-1 tho holiday* he, and in fact the whdle
cetved hi tho grocery Mao and haa faculty, have been boay making plana
FraaUant S. Ml Barrett dropped In
at tho eOoo Mr a viait Monday after-
noon aad darhifftheeaaraa of our talk
ho informed us that during the holi-
daya he haa enrolled eight new stu-
dents at tho achooi and ia expecting
Ha aaid further that during
achooi WU*ekd*cVof the
•f thaae twee*-! The old idea that the E. U. P. 8.
Mwtltoas fo«aff men,, ia a local institution ia gradnallr being
A ft will centtnae to en-! eraaod from tho minda of the people
W* wiah tha two of Eaatern Oklahoma and they are
more and more coming to the realisa-
tion that it ia a achooi established for
tho purpose of offering exceptional
educational advantagoa, far better
than a high achooi to all of the schol-
ars of the eastern side of the state and
with the dawning of this new idea, the
prejudice which has been shown in
some instances against the school by
some of the people at tho eastern side
CAPTURED auto PULL OF
Special Deputy Sheriff, M. 0.
Swann, of Oologah, captured an auto-
mobile fall of whisky at Oolagah
Saturday night and also arrested Lon
Stafford and E. A. Sonday in this
connection. Swann teought hia two
prisoners to thia dty Staday and they
SOGERS COUHTT SPffiC
CONVENTION TO MEET
_ ' thJ^S-t •* with the Baptfat
night, than waa no '
f«U by the local eehoei. «Wa wlU
shew tham neart Saaday," waa the
man than SM next Sunday.
At aay tern en tho aeriheaat odg«
of town, 1 P««*w ataman, atx
years ofcl. IMS | Hi lii Inlirlbrod
atallioa, I yera aid, Mvhfhm
hHch; eoh. tw* fen eU next apriagt
marea aad honea; feed yooag bteedL
church, in the Opera House, in Clare-
mon/tho l?th aad 18th of January.
AU of tho singen and nfoeidnna of the
county will take nottee awlhe on hand.
A great time la axpeetod.
NRW GROCERY STORE
Charlie Willisana has pat in a gro-
cory store inthe oOoiO wen# fottteriy
occupied by the IfOler Produce Co.,
and the Bortle Holiday Store. Mr.
WflUamo haa had canaidarable ex-
periaaee hi the ,grocery baainees and
wo predict aueeaea for hie new en-
DEAR SIR >—4 can pay
Salary Paad, lStS-14
laiLit Mria. 100 aad bd
of Oklahoma, is dwindling away. It
seems that many of the tax payers in
this part of the state have been under
the impression that the Eastern Uni
versity Preparatory School is no more
than a good high school for Claremore,
which is oat tho case. The school is
a atotoeahoal aad is manly located in
thia dty and Mm scholars from the far
corners, aad in fact tom all parte of
tho oaatsm aide «f tho atata, are j®t
aa a aleo a aad eligible to attend as
the local scholars. It b oaly by
complete eraaure of this idea from
minda of Mm people that the atate
school can do ite beat work for the ris-
ing goaaUMon of young OUahomaaa
o* the east side.
RETURNED TO SCHOOL
The beginniag of the waak mArlcad
the going away of a number of oqr
young society people to reeume thoir
studies at thair raapecUve schoola.
Among thooe to leave were Messrs.
Ray and Baxter Bond, to the Univer-
atty of MiaooaM^TColnmbia; Bouifce
aad Wayne BIcf&B, Paul Sutton aad
Miaa Stella Oatenberg, to the State
University at Norman, and Miaa The-
reaaa Pllpphi to Ward-Belmont at
A MEAT INCREASE DC DEPOSITS
Of the condition of
tho First National Raak, at the close
of ha. la in Decamhor Slat, W14, to
ha aaaa ia today'a ieaoo, ahows s neat
ia dip is Ms of HM18.68
The above is the likeness of the
man who Monday morning took the
oath of office to serve the people of
this county as county judge, H. Tom
Right. Mr. Right is personally
known to many of you, is a bright
energetic lawyer, thoroughly compe-
tent to fulfill the (lutie! of the office
and he promises to the people who
elected him to this office a square deal
and we think that he ia going to give
it. He will he assisted by W. P.
Payne and Miss Addie Blair, who will
perform the duties of stenographer.
In the sheriff's office John W.
Leach was sworn into office as our
next sheriff. It would be needless
for us to endeavor to introduce Mr.
Leach to you as many of you are
personally acquainted with him. He
served the people of this city tor
a great many years in the capacity of
chief of police and by the way thnt
he has been returned to office year
aftor year, it is plainly evident that
the people have recognized in him an
officer at no little ability and we
think that his election to the office ot
sheriff is hut a just recognition of
his abilities and a determination
upon the part of the voters of
Rogers county to give Mr. Leach hia
just.. d^rte. W , pradkt that
John will make' a Rood sheriff and
wish him all the success in the world
in his new duties. He will be assist-
ed by Wm. Brimm, as office deputy;
Arthur Bobbins, as field deputy, and
Lewis Allen deputy at Collinsville and
A1 Dyke deputy at Chelsea. All of
these appointments seem to us to be
good ones and with this capable force
the criminals of the county should
make themselves scarce.
Mo change was made in the county
clerk's office and the destinies of this
part of the county's business will still
be guided by A. D. Lane, who has
proven himself to be a friend to all
in the past. In addition to his duties
as county clerk he will also have the
duties of the register of deeds to look
after as these two Offices have been
consolidated. He will be assisted by
Roddie Cook, Arthur Settle and Miss
the choice they made when aolecting
a man to All this very dIAculteounty
of no little
that ia the fu
be ia vapuhlc
Of tho old
W. M. Hall aad avUtant, D. M.
Battonfleld, will again hold the fort
In tho county attorney'a oflre. It
will bo needless for us to try and toll
you what Mr. Hall aad i*r. Batton-
fleld are going to do during the next
term. They have been weighed and
have not been found wanting. They
All tho bill to such an extent that Mr.
Hall waa ro-oloeted by a handsome
majority at tho laat election.
Surveyor P. II. Boyd waa re-
turned by the vote«i at the laat elec
tion to tho olloe of ejunty surveyor
Hr. Boyd la a outtffor
ability and we jMM th.
turs, aa In the peat, Ao c
veyinir business will
Following a short ai
board of county
posed of Iff;M
man, D. J. Faulkner and W. O.
Boyd, the new board, composed of J.
B. Maaaey, of Chelsea, from the first;
C. D. Evans, of Collinaville, from the
second, and Dr. J. C. Smith, of
Catoosa, from the third, took their
seats. The new board of county com-
missioners is certainly a good one and
the voters may look for some worthy
work from them. They are all men
with ability and believe in running
the county's business along economic-
ariines. The new board is composed
of two democrats and one republican,
Evans being the republican member
of the board.
W. J. Campbell, of Nowata, dis-
trict judge elect, will take the oath
of office on the eleventh of the pres-
ent month, while Oce Allen, county
treasurer elect, and J. C. Dougherty,
county school superintendent elect,
will not take up their duties until
*.n*a,a%% «.• %> •«. •'m.a^a
conuunxm) mta'i'kmknt OP till:
First National Bank
At the Close of llusinesa Dae. Slat, lul l
l.iMins & Discount/'
9IM 071 ol
... .9 so.ouo.oo
1'. S. U<u><!*
Ilitmla Xi Si'i'untii'n
Sink iri I' mil a 1 !<•
scrvt- it*iik ..
Uesl ijAtwte 0' n 1
Five t r runt fund...
Cash & St. F/Xrlinnpi-
'Ihe Above Statement ia Correct
C. F. Godbey, Cashier
AN OPEN LETTER FROM
GORE EXTENDS GREETINGS AND
Washington, Jun. 1,1915.
My Dear Sir:
I have deferred 'til the death of the
old year and the birth of the new to
tender my thanks to the citizenship
and to the electorate of Oklahoma for
the magnificent majority which I re-
ceived in the recent election. I have
done this in order to unite an expres
sion of my thanks for this generous
confidence with an expression of my
hearty good wishes for the continu
ing progress and increasing prosperi-
ty of our matchless State and its
N'i/?nbljc servant, waa ey^r honored
with a more signal proof of public
faith and favor. No such servant
was ever impressed with a deeper
sense of obligation for such repeated
proofs of favor and fidelity on the part
of his constituency.
My sense ot obligation and my sen-
timents of appreciation are deepened
by the fact that this unprecedented
majority was not due to the members
of my own political party alone, but
that patriotic citizens affiliating with
other political parties contributed to
this splendid triumph. I may say
that I carried every county in the
State save three alone, and lost two
of those by less than 100 each. This,
of course, makes assurance doubly
sure that I am indebted to every class
of my constituency for this marked
manifestation of loyalty and good will
and it reinforces my duty as well as
my purpose to serve the entire people
in an official way without partiality or
discrimination. Indeed, I shall ten-
der the people of Oklahoma the assur-
ance given by Queen Dido to the
wandering Aenias that both Tyrians
and Trojans shall be treated by me
I may be allowed to say once more
what I have said so often in the past,
that everybody knows more than any-
body. I do not assume, as some pub-
lic officials seem to assume, that I am
the master of all wisdom. I own my-
self capable of learning and willing to
learn from my humblest as well as
from my highest constituent. Coun-
cil and co-operation will always be
welcome, as will criticism whenever it
Is fired by patriotism and character-
ized by good faith.
With the new year we should all
dedicate ourselves anew to the desti-
ny of Oklahoma and to the service of
Oklahomans. I trust that the horn of
plenty may be. in the hands of every
Oklahoman during the new year and
The above likeness is no doubt fa- j that all manner of good fortune may
miliar to many of you as it is the re- >attend them. With the further wish
semblance of Tom McClellan, who has ! that each and all may enjoy many re-
served the people who elected him so. turns of the season, I remain, my fel-
faithfully as district clerk that he i low-citizens.
C. T. McCLELLAN
Claremore, Okla., Jan. 4,1015.
Editor Claremore Progress, City:
Dear Sir.—I desire to express to you
and the citizenship of this county,
through the medium of your paper, my
sincere appreciation of the support
accorded me at the last primary and
also in electing me to office two years
ugo and to say that I have endeavor-
ed at all times to perform my duty
honestly and conscientiously to the
best of my ability. I invite an in-
spection of my official acts and of my
records and I go oat of oftico with
nothing but the best of feeling for the
mun that defeated me and with the
same good feeling for the entire citi-
DR. M. H. GORDON RE-ELECTED
The now Board of County Commia-
sioners, composed of J. B. Massoy, C.
D. Evans and Dr. J. C. Smith, soon
after they took the oath of office Mob*
day began their official acta. Among
the many thingB that they did on tho
first day was to name Dr. M. H. Gor-
don as county physician for another
term of two years. Dr. Gordon la
competent and will in the future, aa la
the past, fill the bill aa the county
ARRESTED ON WARRANT OYER
TWO YEARS OLD
Undershot iff Vrthur Robbins and
zenship of the county. I expect tomake I Constabl Bu ! McKin^ey journeyed
Rogers county my homo and I want
to live to see it grow bigger both mor-
ally and politically and I expect to
work to that end. Again thanking
you and the citizenship of the county
for many past favors, I am
Yours for good government,
NEWS OF THE STOLEN GOODS
JUis. M. li. Ciiirth roc^ivui word
Tuesday night from the authorities at
Cushing that they had arrested 'Tex-
as Red," a negro at that place, with
two ladies' suits and some furs, tally-
ing with those stolen from the M. 13.
Church Ladies' Store in this ' city
some time back.
Wednesday morning Frank Church
and Deputy Sheriff, Wm. Erimm, left
for Cushing with a warrant for the
man who was brought to this city
Wednesday to the county jail, to be
held pending further investigations,
which it is thought will lead to the
arrest of "Texas Red's" pals.
Two bandits held up the batik at
Owasso Tuesday and relieved the
cashier, Hayward Hayden, of $1200.
As they were going out at the door
they dropped $500 of the money. As
yet they have not been apprehended.
to Oolag.; . Tuesday night to
John W. Dunlap, on a
rant issue, on the 24th day
July, 1912, inco
said, Dunlop it, I
Robbins and 4cKin
man to this ci. and
posing in the cc mty
OFFICp S. J2
' Tho.Christian fc
•ueti the ewtfrucolvj.^ .
ensuing year, Siindayj'i
Supt., R. A. Atkisson.
Assistant Supt., J. W. Carwin.
Secretary, Mrs Claude NicfcOie.
Treasurer, Claude Nichols.
Pianist, Miss Delphine Atkiaaon.
Assistant Pianist, Miss May Wil-
EXTEND POSTAGE RATE
An agreement extending the two-cent
rate to mail went into «ffect between
the United States and the
Islands on January 1st. Thia marked
another step in the movement to make
effective a two-cent rate throughout
the western hemisphere.
Miss Iva Graves spent Sunday in
Tulsa, the guest of relatives.
was returned again to office. Monday
he took the oath of office to serve the
voters another term, this time in th#
capacity of court clerk, as created by
the consolidation of the offices of
county court and district court dark.
Your most obedient servant,
—T. P. GORE.
ONE DEAD—ONE MAY DIE
Arthur Martin, alleged bandit, w a
Tom ia capable to handle the duttea killed at Bartlesville Monday, ai d
of thia office and we pndkt that hia j William Butler, a city patroll mt i, >
will bo a umaaaful waa severely wounded, and it 4
aao. Ho will be aaaiatod by Ernest, thought fatally, ia a pistol duel a-
Poland as chief dark; W. P. Payne,' tween Martin aad a pal, William F U
aaaiataat clerk aad Miss Addie Blair nam, and the policeman. Butler, v
as stenographer. Hia elections wan tried to arrest the two who w re
well amdo and gives him a competent holding up alleged gambling joi>4s
Bee fona. < in that dty.
W. R. Rogers, of Blue creek, oar'
fw county asaaeoer, also waa swan1 H. D. Daaghaahangh left for
to office. Mr. Rogers is a fair aai haaae ha Lanod, Eaaaaa, Wedneed r,
at mm aad wa do aot think that after tlahhig wtth Mr. Blis aad * .
to regret Jamtt, of Ms dty, store Satards. .
Good ( L
1-4 and 1-3 Off
Far due week. Commencing
Saturnau. Jarviaru 91ft. 1916
ill BESIDES many remnants of Silks,
*il Wool Dress Goods, nble\ Linens,
Drapery Fabrics, (linghai^Ofetings,
Prints, Etc., we w ill have 04 s.Me many 4
take good care of that!" re-
: 'oar-old William, complacent-
:ked her out myself."
Ha Felt for Them.
to see two girls kiss each
all—pity."—St Louis Times.
M average woman thinks she
If she had plenty of money is
h comparison to what she
eeanse she hasn't got it
It bachelors forsake tho shn-
d get married.
ids and Enu; 'rom
our stoi4 ^ II
is constantly growing ia favor because N
Does Not Stick to the Iron
and it will not injure the finest fabric Foe
laundry puruoses it hss ae eoesl If OS.
periuigelOe. 1-3 aMreatarchferaaeiea
DEFIANCE STARCH CO.. < ~
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