Cherokee County Democrat (Tahlequah, Okla.), Vol. 33, No. 32, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 24, 1918 Page: 2 of 4
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'TTEIUSKEB OC L.ITI DEMOCRAT. TAHLBQCAH, OKLAHOMA.
CHEROKEE COUNTY DEMOCRAT
Incorporated September. tOOfl.
Published Wednesday of each week.
BY THE ARROW FCBU«HHQ CO.
M 121-128 Ewt I)fli«in Street
Ail Home Print.
O. P. A H. E. Hardj, Managers.
hl'BSCKiniO.V i' ITE.S
Cherokee C .
Six month? .
Three mon- -
« OKRE>P')M E\T>
'ni Gleaned OTer the Coun-
> oar Efficient Corps of
- -pondent is wanted in each !
sood in the county, if your!
ty is not represented we I
o be. Write or call at the
the north side 0? the squ^r -
THE THIRD LOAN.
By WALT MASON.
Now "bc« aja'.n rou'l! have a chance to buy > -myself a bond. and help
tie al'.ej out in France, in Belgium a 1 be- A,-.: now our Vn<:> Sam
*UI start ano'her loan and are you re^J> as 1 an. to pc: up i/!unk ani bone?
It's little we oid gent-- ti
come through with pack;
wealth will win the sera
loyal chap. You are not
to I'ncle Sam—and, say,
for fun. good Inters;" }
i do to help our arm.es win. ba
es of tin. When everything i
and there should be a flow <
-ked to give away or sacrifice
we can certainly
-a . i a: d done, 'ua
"bod'' from every
iu-t; you lend
ADYERTln IXG KATES
Display matter, run of paper, lhc
per Inch. Special position 20 per
Rates for time contracts fumisbe-1
Locals and Renders sc per une fo-
flrst insertion; 2c per Use for eacj
Batersd at the Tahlequah. Okla
kent post office as second-eisas
•5- + -S- + <- + + + -S--5--!--S--:-+ + + *■«■
* LIBERTY LETTER <•
, ^ x A ^ ^ 4, A A 4 ^ ^ .
e'i surely s .'e to trust: Yoa are not asked to lend
i receive :I i've no bos-is when war u- done.
you'll rend yotir robe and gr:ere At tien . har.g : -r head in shame
and sound a doleful cote c did :. : r-'.p to win the came and get the Prus-
sian goat. But there i- none wi'h so:! so dead he will not buy a bond, e'en
Though he has to cut out t :■ ^ : and ,-ee hi- cookstove pawned. Let's march
up cheerful, blithe and quick, and buy. and boy, and bay; for thus we 11 make
tie Teuton sic*, £.nd soak r..m iz the e>e.
Co; : i.v<;c .-*« Mitthew
? a! Libert
SILL AND DONIPHAN
TROOPS BUY STAMPS
Soldiers at Fort Sill and Camp Don-
iphan are responding mangnfieently
in the campa^n to line up every one
aj a buyer of thrift and war savings
campaign, according to report! from
the two camps to state headquarters
of the National War Savings Commit
tM for Oklahoma at Muskogee
No company funds may be taken
to France under a ruling of the war
<o artment and ft la expected that
■e* of the balance in each com
W« ««. library and other funds
tin the troops are ready to entrain
will ha diverted to the purchase of
war sarlngs stamps.
Ckaplolns and army officers among
tfca 44.904 men in the two campaigns
mm aottac as Mlea agents. Gay Rob-
ot Lawton, chairman Of the
district, la financing the
campaign among the soldiers.
vxi talk on R'il
after which the cha.r-
Ghormley. called for ti-
business -'ss:oc. After attendme to '
the business that was before t'l-
Auxiliary, a call was n.ade for n
meir.bers. Two came forward ard;
paid their dolar for membership \
fifty dollar Liberty Bond was s !d
which brines ihe sales at Liberty .p
to fifteen hundred dollars. After-
ward a cake, presented by Mrs. Wal
ter Stroud, was sold, the proceeds to'
go to the Red Cros-s funds. The ea*-
was sold by numbers, redonated and :
sold the second time, bringing six
dollars and eighty cents J. M Mar-
try. a boy, was the lucky holder of the front,
both winning numbers. Liberty I?
THE WORLD AND YOU!
Tie German Autocracy s < said. rt oat else matters but \ictory for us?"
tijias.-.y ay- T.-r matters hut the sarety of the world for Free-
dom !.r Democracy, for Won.ea. for -ildren for YouT"
Ht.j jkj Goveraxent the Huns, lou .an do it by buying Liberty
Tte farmers of a;-: :-o Fran e. Belgium, italy and Montenegro are bear-
ing tie Ka< er s bardecs The Prussian military boot trampled under foot the
rural homes. ma .in« the iip:_.red farmers slave for tb>- armies that over-ran
them aci wre^^ed the r homes America is but acros- the sea from the spirit
of a sou He-5 m or arch It l no: that far, for the emissaries of the German
army are planted in this country and the spies of Autocracy are about us.
To the farmer of America who has prospered there is but cne salvation—
the lending of his surplus to the Government that must assure safety for the |
American homestea 1.
A Liberty Bond will keep your money in America and send your heart to
trying to do hex bit, several garments
are being completed by the ladi's.
Monday evening several ladies -net
at Mrs W J. Stroud's to do their
first sewing on the R d Cross work.
The following ladies caame out fr-^m
Tahlequah to assist in the work:
Mrs. DeWitt Wilson, Mrs. Miller ar.d
Mrs. Josie Sartaln.
America must not betray the boys she has sent to the front We must j
back the bayonets with bonds
the pie supper, Friday night.
Mr. Fee Bock, the Bolly medic'ne
man was in this section, Saturday.
SAV€ YOUR QUARTERS;
HELP WHIP THE KAISER
Dony yourself mm taxjiry, oa
tMhf not needed for your health
•fldeocy and save a quarter.
InrMt each quarter tared In
Xliwi thrift staispi pM IS cents
to Vakraair. ana t« centa in March,
tar* • War Bmrltgrn stamp.
Tk VaMod States government wflt
ron .40 in flirt years for eacfe
war Savings Stamp. Your profit wyi
fm, etghtyeeven coots If yoa bay to-
Ym tM let hock your money In
Toeto* with Intaanc at any time by
0Ma« tM days' written notice to tho
poetofflce whom your war savings cer
tiIIcat* In registered.
Bay your stamps today from any
poetofflce, bank or patriotic itoro.
Earning, Spending, Saving, Givln
In the right proportion Is the War
Jlip Coni Afoiiy
Dm "0«te-It"-844 Cora MOffi
Tto relief that "Meta-lt" g
ly In one plcce—is one of (lie wo
ders of the world. The woman
"C« Me "Ostedr
Mrs. Lafferty has just taken one
hundred and twelve nice Rho^j
Island Red chickens from her incu-
bator. this being her third hatching
She naw has It filled as well a3 .sev-
eral hens setting.
Rev. John Moyers preached at Lib-
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The Council of Defense met with
1U regular program last Sunday
Mrs. Gertie Neeley and baby.
Helen, who has becm visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lucy, at Maud,
Okla., returned home, last Sunday.
Miss Tommie Martin left last Wed-
nesday, for Oklahoma City, to vif>:t
her brother, Eugene and family for
two weeks, and will return via Col-
linsville, and visit her sister, Mrs.
Josie Madden, for a few days.
The following children wnre per-
fect in attendance at school the past
month: Anna Terrell, Ruth and
Beulah McKinney, Jennie Hart,
Laetiech Neeley, Irene Steeley, Wan-
da Smith, feva Dean Anderson, Roy
and Elmer Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. Oakea were in
Gibson, last Wednesday.
The writer was a visitor at Wood-
all last Sunday, and came away from
the place with a better spirit of loy-
alty and patriotic feeling. It al*T
does one good to read in the local
papers of the splendid patriotic ef-
forts pot forth by guch live communi-
ties as Needmore. Liberty, Caney,
etc. Surely, at least a few of our
rural communities are waking up.
•Jr. Leerskov says that the only
remedy to cure Germanism Is an-
nihilation and extermination. lie
says he wants to love hi* enemies,
but the recent atrocltf^s perpetrated
by German brutes an4 reported
by neutral nations convinces h'ta
that such deeds could emanate only
In the dhrlt region of the lower world
and we are not told to love the den-
izens of that place.
The little Red School House !e
coming intp its oww during thesu
stirring times President Wilson in
his recent appeal to tho patriotism of
the farmers and rural districts polsts
to the school house as a source of is-
f pi ration, and loyalty in these Umis
of dire need. Qod pity the com-
munity where this source of help
fails. The little Red School house
must yet save the nation.
And now comes the aeit Red Cross
drive. It appeals to as as but few
calls do. So far as the rural com-
munities are concecned. why not
make the call on the assessment plan.
We have to come to this sooner cr
later anyway. With but few e*cep-
tions, there is not a farmer in Cher-
okee county who cannot without
much, effort pay 15.00 for the R",l
Cross cause, and there Is not a single
man working for gcod wages, who
cannot readily give $2.00. Often he
spends more than twice this amount
on his .Saturday-to-town trips and
spends It often very foolishly. Our
boys at the front are givtng their
health and life for us, and many of
the folks in our outlying communi-
ties wil| never realize the lmportar.ee
and awtulness of our great struggle
until it is brought home in a morn
There will be a pie supper next
Friday night at Union.
Henry Martin and wife attended
the box supper at Dykes Chapel,
Saturday night, and although it was
very cold, they report that there wa<3
a large crowd out and that $15.SO
w as made.
ing the purchaser and having brok n
the ice, perhaps others will follow.
Mrs. W. H. Martin, Henry Martin
and wife and Mr. and Mrs. R. .
Dannenberg attended the speakiig
at Manard, Sunday afternoon.
By J. Bert George.
Needmore School District Council
of Defense call meeting of April 21st
was a grand succoss. I wish lo
thank the members for the Interest
taken. I criticized rather strongly
the indifference shown in failing tc.
meet as appointed on the 1st Mon
day evening of April. It Is neces-
sary to speak plain some times In
order to arouse people to their duty
and thus suggest the. importance of
their post tlon. Mfcny of us hav^|
taken the making of bur pledges as
a matter of fact, and then forgot it
There is no time for repose now. W'e
'must be on the alert, ottr District
has made too good a showing thu3
far in doing its bit to help win the
war to becoft?> lazy now and slack on
duty and have the finger of scorn
pointed from without. We will meet
again the third Sunday In next
month at 3 o'clock P. m.
The Thrift Club meeting was wVll
attunded. The writer was present
and sold several Thrift Stamps.
Mr. Chas. Martin deserves to have
a badge of honor pinned upon hin<
We are informed that he has ac-
complished the wonderful and un-
expected feat of selling a Third Lib-
erty Loan Bond in Pumpkin Hol-
low, and receiving cash down and no
grumbling. Mr. Horace Fanning be-
AFTER FOUR YEARS
Next Sunday afternoon the good
people of this place will organize a
Red Cross society. And the Council
of Defense will meet on the Becond P*lnt which will corns straight homo
and fourth Sunday evening of each It many of ua.
r«hl*4iMh Testimony Remain* Un<
Tim* is ths bsst test of truth. Hers
la a Tahlquah story that ha* stood
> tsst of time. It is a story with •
the home, the shopper, tbo danctr,
th fool tr vel«r. the man In the of-
fice, • the clerk In the store, the
worker In the shop, have today. In
this ureal discovery, "cjets-lt." the
one sure, quick relief from all corn
and callus pains—the one sure, pain-
less remover that makes corns come
•ff as e-sslly as you would tieel a
banana. It takes U seconds to ap-
ply "Gets-It": It drlea at once. Then
walk with painless Joy even with
tight shoes. You know your corn
will loosen from your toe peel It off
with your finger* Try It, corn suf-
ferers, and you'll smile!
efJets-Tt," the guaranteed, money-
back corn-retnover, theonly sure way,
eosts hut a trine at any <lrug store.
M'f d by E. Lawrence & Co.,Chicago, III.
MARY Jl'STt'S, Secretary
Geo. W. Benge, retired attorney,
tare ths following account of hia sx-
psrlsnco with Dos no Kidney Pills
sa February 4, 1913: "I have assd
•ovoral boxes of Doan's Kidney PUIS
tad bare felt greatly benefited since
taking them. I can recommend this
■ed'eine to kidney suKerert I got
at Crew Bros '■ Drug Store
Buy a Liberty Bond.
The pie supper last Friday night ,nd believe It* to be "a good'medicine
was quite a success In every way. for kid tro,lble...
, The house was filled to Its utmost 1
capacity and every one seemed to AGAIN PRAISES DOAN'S.
enjoy themselves. $18.80 was real-j Over four years later Mr, Benge
said: "I am still an endorser of
Dean's K:dnoy Pills I take
occasionally end they always glvq
ter, Mrs. Renner. rellef "
Price 80c, at all dealers. Don't
Mrs. Woodall is reported to be ipP1' "k for a kidnpy remody—get
fian's Kidney Pills—the same that
Mr. Benite had Foster-Mllburn Co.,
Missee Lucy and Pauline Lowrev, Mtgrs., EufTi'o, N. Y.
of the N. E. S. N., were down for
We are having Home Guards drill-
ing exercises every Sunday after-
noon at 4 o'clock.
We have had some pretty cold
weather lately and a frost Sunday
morning, the 21st, that resembled a
Voung snow. But early corn don't
seem to have been damaged much.
It's wonderful how it holds up
through such weather; it surely is
doing its bit to help win the war.
Some of our neighbor boys will
leave Friday, the 26th, for the
Miss Ethel Coppinger, of Park
Hill, is visiting relatives here tbi
The time is coming here when th?
preacher who fails to get behind his
country and push for everything it
asks will find himself w'thout an au
dience. No, I'm not over patriotic
one can't be.
Needmore Literary Society meets
Thursday night. April 25th, the reg-
ular meeting having been changed
from once a week to once a month
during the busy season.
In speaking about Wilcox's Cher
okee Herbs, a well known farmer
a*14: "Besides being one of the bes
fkmlty remedies I have ever used I
have found it the cheapest." For
one dollar yoa can get enough Cher
okee Herbs for three quarts. It can
be used by any member of the fam
iljt a« it Ib harmlesc. The herbs
4U«d in compounding Cherokee
Herbs are known to most everybody.
If you are all knocked out and f>e!
the need of a tonic,, this remedy w''l
clean you out, make active a lazy-
liver, and it is a Bure shot for the
most severe cases of constipation.
Most any person in this community
will t«n yon that it will do more
than claimed for It. Enough for
three quarts of medicine may be had
at the Wilson Drug Store for one
dollar Ask Mr. Lybarger about it
Red Cross Benefit
The W illiam Fox Wonderful Picture
A Gripping Drama Picturing the
Career of General Sam Huston
Three Hundred of the Most Famous American
Indians, with Their Chiefs, Mexican Soldiers,
I nited States Cavalrymen, Texas Rangers,
Trappers and Guides.
A Picture that will Go Down in the An-
nals of Filmdom
This Wonderful Picture Will be
Shown at the Sequoyah Friday
Proceeds will be used by the Red Cross to pur-
chase Comfort Kits for the men who will answer
the call Saturday
Admission 25 cents
COUNTY am It A LI. V
HELD HERE FRIDAY'
Mrs. MrDaniel. of Stroud,' Okla.,
is visiting at Ihe home of her dau^li-
A county club rally of the boys and
girls clubs of Cherokee county was
held In the auditorium of the Nor-
mal Friday afternoon, at 2 o'clock
About one hundred and twenty-
five boys and girls were present to
listen to interesting talks by Prof.
Hawes, stat poultry club agent,
Mr. Moyer, live stock agent, Miss
Diehl, of the home demonstration
work and In charge of the girts'
club department and Mr. Shotwell,
district agricultural agent for 11
counties in Northeastern Oklahoma.
Local farm agent Lawrence pre-
sided at the meeting and desires to
express his appreciation, through ths
Democrat, to the Northeastern Nor-
mal for the use of the building and
for the most excellent music funr-
Ished by the Euterpean club of tho
Right children walked In all the
way from the Crittenden district to
attend the meeting. They should
cerainly be congratulated for the in-
terest thev manifested in attending
The membership of the countv club
at the meeting was considerably re-
'uced due to the fact that n number
j of rural schools over the countv
i closed Friday and closing exerclsrs
them prevenled them from attending.
BEGINNIfl APRIL 22
ALL COAL WILL BE
SOLD FOR CASH
OKLAHOMA LUMBER CO.
by making it possible for her to tom Oct
beautiful, mow/ white, clothe* like new.
Red Cross Bad Bfoa
will enable the laundress to pro
dtice fine, fresh-loo kin t? pure wiiite
clothes instead of the greeniah
yellow usually ohtain*!. RED
CRO88 BALL BLCE always
At all up-to-date grocers. All WORK GUARANTEED
J- W. MUII0LLAN1
«• "ere Ceunk la fele Motto*
to befaeoreble. Doctote prtecrthid
feel r—mn. end by coMfentty fefHac
*• owe with leeei treetaeat pteaeanced
It Incurable. Catarrh la a local fhiriii
■watlr Influenced by coneUtutioaal coa-
clae. manufactured by r. J. Chancy *
Co., Toledo, Ohio, la a constitutional
reoiedr. la taken Internally and acta
thru the Biped hi the Mucous Surface*
VAItV C(>!STS MONKY
Twenty-five pounds of sock yarn
purchased by the Red Oros last we< k
cost them $7.1.75 plus express. Gid-
eon Auxiliary has been supplied with
a goodly amount of this shipment
Ready to Attend to
Monday, March 35th
The Little Insignificent Fly
Is A Breeder of Disease
Protect your home and buiiess!
Complete new line of screen doors
and fixtures, at reasonable prices, will
insure your health and happiness.
Harrison Town and Country Paint
Is a lasting protection for both outside
and inside wood work. It is a "Paint
of Quality" and guaranteed.
ROUNDS & PORTER LUMBER 60.
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