Cherokee County Democrat (Tahlequah, Okla.), Vol. 33, No. 32, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 24, 1918 Page: 3 of 4
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CHEROKEE COUNTY DEMOCRAT, TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA.
day. She left in response to a mes-
sage announcing the serious illness
of her mother.
Any sized lull of Films ile-
velopetf, 5 cents.
Prints, from it to ,*> cents
Return posture paid on out
of town work.
.Superior Work Guaranteed
Studio, West Side of Square.
MANIE C. M'MANNON
Mrs. I. Sherman returned Sunday
from Atlanta, Ga., where she ha«
| heen the past month at the bedside
of her mother, Mrs. Z, FrouK. While
not fully recovered; her mother was
considerably improved at the time oi
Word from the bedside of A. B.
Cusac, who has been confined to his
bed since Wednesday, is to the effect
that he has contracted a case of ty-
phoid fever. His many friends will
deplore the news but wish him .1
speedy recovery to health.
C'has. Leonhart, manager of the
Rounds & Porter Lumber Co., haE
purchased the Layton and Barnes
property on the corner of State
street and College avenue, recently
occupied by Ueorge Corn, and is le-
modeling it into a modern home.
The Place to Eat—Big 4 Cafe, tf
>HWW Man*. tf
Red Cro3s Benefit Friday night.
Noel, and Guy Casey drove over t.>
Muskogee, Monday, on business.
Mrti. R. 0. Kirkpatrick, of Grove,
visited her sister, Mrs. T. B. John-
Miss Allie Stephens, who has been
threatened with appendicitis the past
week, is somewhat improved.
Mesdames Walter Hensley and
Waldo McIntosh, of Checotah, were
visitors last week at the home of
Mrs. H. M. Vance.
The Methodist Missionary Socicty
met Tuesday afternoon at the home
of Mrs. Lizzie Covel. Mrs. W. A.
Thompson assisted as hostess.
Mrs. J. E. Welch and son, Lieu-
tenant C. D. Welch, drove over to
Siloam Springs, Ark., Sunday even-
ing for a short visit with relatives.
Mrs. J. B. Crew, who has for some
time been an inmate of the Baptist
hospital at Muskogee, receiving:
treatment, returned home Monday,
Mrs. D. 0. Scott, who has beeil
making an extended visit of several
Weeks 'CD. 0. insists it was months)
With trer parents in Guthrie, returned
ll'ifee Tuesday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. R. K. McColIum, who
$ave been in St. Louis the past
ontb, returned home last nlghr.
I.- McColIum has been taking
utrnent at tiie Missouri Baptist
■Hospital. > a 'HIT
Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Dobbs and
daughter Helen, and friends, Mr. anil
Mrs. Mitchell, of Muskogee, motored
wverio Tahlequah, Sunday in a brand
«tw Dodge, fir a short visit wlrti
Mrs. Will Allison was called to
(fee bedside of her mother, Mrs. J. C.
Byn,.oJ frajrie Grove, Ajk., Satur-
W. W. Dawkins, our progressive-
news stand man, has purchased the
Ed Sharp property on West State
street and from all indications v M.
make Tahlequah his permanent
home. Mr. Dawkins has built up a
splendid business and we are glad to
note his confidence in Tahlequah
E. A. Young, of Muskogee, who haa
been doing considerable leasing in
the north end of the county, of oil
lands, was in the city Monday, and
informs the Democrat that he will
be ready and begin drilling within
the next sixty days. The first well
will be drilled on the Dr. Glaze hold-
J. E. Douthit, a successful grain
farmer, who lives about six miles
west of the city, whose farming of
forty acres the past four years, has
enabled him to add twenty acres,
giving him sixty acres of fine land,
was in the city Tuesday and while
here, called at the Arrow office ana
renewed his subscription to the
Democrat and Arrow.
FOR SALE—Farm with good Im-
provements at a bargain. J. N".
•:« OFFICIAL FOOD NEWS •>
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Judge Ames Is Now Food Adminis-
Judge C. B. Ames, of Oklahoma
City, on Monday, assumed the duties
of Federal Food Administrator for
Oklahoma, succeeding Stratton D.
Brooks, of Norman, president of thf>
State Universty. Judge Ames is well
known in Oklahoma as one of the
leading attorneys. Since the declar-
ation of war, Judge Ames has been
active in all war work, and has been
Oklahoma county chairman of the
three Liberty Loan drives.
Ruling on Amount of Floor to Be
Kept on Band.
According to a ruling from the
United States Pood Administration
at Washington, farmers who have on
hand flour (bade from their own
wheat can keep enough to supply
their needs until the next harvest.,
the needs being detrmined on a basis
of six pounds of flour per person p'-r
month. This is where the farmer ex-
changes his wheat at the mill for a
like amount of flour. Where he bus
on hand flour which he has pur-
chased outright, he will be allowed
to keep only thirty days supply.
Ginners of Oklahoma Form Organi-
Several hundred ginners from all
parts of Oklahcfttfa met in Oklahoma
City last week and formed the Ok-
lahoma Ginners Association. A com-
mittee was appointed to meet with
a representative of the National Food
Administration before the new reg-
ulations tor handling ginning and
cottonseed are promulgated. The
Association by unanimous vote
thanked Stratton D. Brooks, former
Federal Food Administrator for Ok-
lahoma, for the fairness with which
he has enforced regulations relating
to the pinners.
Shawnee Sends in live Hundred
Barrels of Flour.
Shawnee is prepared to turn ovei
to the Government 500 barrels of
flour which is In excess of needs.
This flour is being handled through
the County Food Administrator.
Texas Wlieatless I'ntil Next Harvest.
The Federal Food Administrator
for Texas has requested the Admin-
istrator for Oklahoma to forbid Ok-
lahoma merchants along (t.e Texa?
border from selling flour to Texas
rr."'dents. The reason for this is
t.i. Texas is and will be wheatloss
until harvest, according to ruling of
the Texas Food Administrator.
I'se of Sugar Is Still Limited in State.
Manufacturers of soft drinks and
:"i a fountain drinks are still lim-
ited to 80 per cent of the amount of
sugar they used last year. Sugar
limitations are still in effect in order
to take care of the canning demands
Merchant Representatives for Each
County In State.
W. J. Pattee of Oklahoma City,
State Merchant Representative for
Oklahoma, will attend a conference
of merchant representatives from the
various states in Washington on
May 14. Merchant representatives
"will be appointed for each county !n
Oklahoma to look after work of' the
merchants of the state In connec-
tioi with the Food Administration.
Their work will in> no way conflict,
with the duties of the County Food
Administrators but will be of great
W. II. Alley Attends Hanna* City
W. B. Alley of the State Food Ad-
ministration office for Oklahoma, at-
tended a conference of mill feed
handlers and food administration
representatives which was held in
Kansas City, Monday, April 22.
Representatives from Oklahoma,
Texas, New Mexico, Kansas, Colo-
rado, Nebraska and Utah were pres-
Three New ounty Administrators
The Federal Feod Administrator
for Oklahoma has appointed the fol-
lowing county food administrators:
For Choctaw county, W. C. Henry of
Hugo, who succeeds Dr. M. L. Car-
ter, resigned; for Seminole county.
J. C. Lillard, of Wewoka, who suc-
ceeds Luther Harrison, resigned: for
Sequoyah county, H. D. Pltchfordd of
Sallisaw, who succeeds W. E. MeCon-
nell of Vian, resigned. In each in-
stance the new administrator was ap-
pointed upon the recommendation of
the County Council of Defense.
MINNIE L, MILLER, Prop.
Pocket Boxes of 12—Bottlea of
24 and 100
Sealed Boxes of 12 and H
|-LANDS, LOANS AND INSURANCE
J. H. CRUMPLEtR
HfeMember the bays.
Sunday-—One m^al wheatless.
Monday-—'411 meals wheatless.
Tuejday—Ofle ni£al wheatless.
Wednesday—-Ai| tne&k 'wheatless
Thursday—One meal wTieatle?#.
Saturflay—One meat Wheatless.
STORY OF "THE GONQOEft
The Following HyhopMs Gifts bat la
Bare Idea of the Gripping and
Keenan tic Htory Unfolded in
the Great Production.
Because Sam Houston (Willlati
Farhum) had been raised in the
motfntalas, he had little or no edu-
cation. When his father died, San
felt as if he had lost the last friend
he had in the world. He still had the
Indians, among whom he 'had lived
since the earliest dawn of conscious-
The city Was not far from where
Sam lived. He made frequent trips
to it, and that was how he came to
meet Elisa Allen (Jewel Carmen.)
It was a ease of love at first sight.
The rough backwoodsman thought he
had never seen anything quite so
lovely as the dainty little blonde of
the city. He was sure he had never
seen anything quite sq haughty.
When she discovered that he was so
Ignorant that he could neither read
nor write, it meant for her the end
-of their acquaintanceship, Sam
thereupon began his education.
One day soon after Ellia had
learned this awfal truth Sam went to
see her. She could not bear the
thought of receiving such a person,
so she told her negro mammy to toll
Sam that she could not see him be-
cause she was "constrainedly un-
able." The negro mammy did not tell
Sam this. She told him that her mis-
tress had said she could not see him
until he "strained to be constable."
Sam decided to become constaole.
He asked a friend how to attain
this valued position, and the friend
replied, laconically, "Drinks and
votes." There was one way out of
the difficulty: "Drinks and votes."
Whiskey was dear in the Tennessee
of 1826. When Sam bagged a silver
fox and sold its skin for a handful
of silver, he found that hed morny
enough for only a few votes. But hlj
desnalr was short lived. Teddy, his
do>; seemed to sense that his master
needed money, so he quietly Blipped
the fox skin from the shop of the
dealer who had bought it, an 1
brought it bark to Sam.
Sam sold it again.
He bought more whiskey and more
When the skin was returned once
more in the faithful teeth of Teddy,
Sam bought more whiskey and more
voles. So he kept It up, until finally
he had sold that one fox skin often
enough to elect him constable.
Then he went to see Eliza. The
mammy answered the door ngaln.
"Tell your mistress I am a con-
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+ NOTES *
(Mrs. Wade H. Shumate, Publicity i
out Friday. It contained thirteen
sweaters, eighteen pairs of sox and
A nice shipment of sock yarn was
During this week Mrs. Redburn
has received three sweaters and two
Calendar of S|N'ci l Work Days,
Baptist I.adies Aid Society, 2m;
and 4th Mondays.
lvatherine Brown Society, 4th
Presbyterian Aid Society—1st and
Royal Neighbors, 2nd, 3rd and 4th
Fortnightly Club, 1st Thursday.
U. D. C '8, 1st Friday.
Methodist Circle, South, 2nd Fri-
Methodist Circle, West, Ird Friday.
Methodist Circle, Ciiv, nth Friday.
Fortnightly Club every Wednesday
when not in session. ,
Music Club, 1st, 3rd and 5th Sat-
At the work room down town dur-
ing the past week the ladies com-
pleted 61 pairs of under drawers.
Mrs. Cal Johnson donated another
quilt to be sold. The proceeds to go
to the Red Cross.
Captains for next week:
Monday—Mrs. W. A. Thompson.
Tuesday—Mrs. F. M. Redburn.
Friday—Mrs. E. P. Williams.
Saturday—Mrs. M. A. McSpaddfn.
Those in charge of the ^ork
rooms wish to express their apprecia-
tion for the earnest work now being
done by the ladies, who come so reg-
ularly to the rooms and give their
time and efforts to the service of
their country. You are needed every
day that you can spare from home.
There has been an increased Interest
in all the departments of the work.
Do not wait to be called by the cap-
tains for the day, but call them and
tell them when to expect you or go
■without any notice. Perhaps |f you
fail to do your part today, some
wounded soldier will go without at-
The room committee announced
that all the work rooms are to be as-
sembled at new quarters by the last
of the week perhaps. What was for-
merly the opera house has been se-
cured and It is now being cleaaeti
Mrs. D. O. Scott, supervisor of
Surgical Dressing, will return today
from a six weeks' visit with home
folK® * Guthrie. During her ab-
sence, Mesdames J. B. crew and j.
A. Lawrence have bad charge of that
There WSi a tiiki Of $$2 bandages
made last week. Moment No. 6
from the knitting department went
FOR JUDGE OF SUPREME COURT
We are authorized to announee
the name of
JUDGE JOHN H. PITCHF0RD
as a candidate for Judge of the Su-
preme Court, subject to the will ef
the Democratic voters at the AugUbt
This paper is authorized to an-
nounce the name of
JUDGE J. T. PARKS
as a suitable candidate for the non-
illation for the offico of Distrlst
Judge for the First Judicial District,
subject to the will of the Democratic
voters at the August primary.
When company comes
there is no time to
waste—no chances to
be taken—so mother
sees that there is al-
ways a can of
on hand. Cakes, pies,
doughnuts, muffins and
all good things to eat
must be dressed up in
their best taste and
Then, too, her- reputa-
tion as a cook roust
be upheld — and she
"stakes" it on Calumet
every time. She knows it
will not disappoint her.
Order a can and have the
"company" kind of bakings
Calumet contains only such
ingredients as have been
approved officially by the
U. S. Food Authorities.
Yra uv« wfcta yea bay it.
Ym un wbta yas turn it
REFUGEE GARMENTS RECEIVED
The Eldon Auxiliary of the Red
Cross sent In twenty-three child's
dresses And forty-el
This paper is authorized to aa-
nounco the name of
E. B. ARNOLD
of Stilwell, as a candidate for the
nomination for the office of Dlstrist
Judge, subject to the will of the
Democratic voters at the August pri-
This paper Is authorized to an-
nounce the name of
CHAS. W. SAUNDERS
a candidate for the office ef
Sheriff of Cherokee county, subject
to the will of the Democratic party
at the August primary.
Thls paper is authorised to an-
nounce the name of
J. K. PARRIS
as a candidate for the nomination te
the office of county Sheriff, subject
to the will of the Demlcratlc voters
at the August primary.
FOR COUNTY JUDGE
This paper is authorised to an-
nounce the name of
JUDGE J. D. COX
as a candidate for the nomination
, for the office of County Judge, sub-
ject to the will of the Democrat!*
voters to be expressed at the coming
August primary election.
District Ho. 1.
This paper Is authorlied to dto*
R. O. CANNON
as a candidate for the office (t
County Commissioner from the !
District, subject to the action
Democratic party at the August
• f tie.
District No. a.
This paper la authorised to an-
nounce the name of
CHA* H Alt TO*
a candidate for tbe •Ma* at
County Ccwlariwtr oI Qha
county subject to the action of
Democratic tarty at the An
light pairs bf
These are refugee
arments, the sewing of which was
garments, the i
under Mrs. W. A. Gulnft'a supervis-
William Famum In "The
queror", Friday night.
1 ! I" I P.I—
One good way to fieri* aa lncoAe
!0m literature—sell books.
To the Coal Consumers of
Tahlequah and Cher-
I wish to call your attention to the Seriousness of the coal situation
at this early date. Tou have no doubt been reading articles that havo
appeared in the dally papers treat tlaw to time, , advising you to buy and
stow roar year's supply of eoal early—NOW; anil warning you that un-
less yon do this, the aapply will he short next Winter.
Yo« will remember that I warned yon early laat year that unless
you bought aad stored yonr eoal early that we would haTe a coal short-
age, In Tahlequah, in mid winter. Few of yon were heedful of this warn-
ing and It Is still fresh in'your tnlafls how you begged for coal aaai re-
ceived none during last January and February. Unless you are mindful
now, you are inviting the same conditions for next winter.
Ton must understand that the dealer cannot store ooal la sufficient
quantities to take care of the community's entire winter supply, but yen
mnst help; it Is your duty to help Tour way to help la to a tore aa.
mueh of your year's supply ae possible. Thla will enable the dealer to
atore more coal for the winter needs.
It ia to your financial interest to buy your coal in April, as the price
will be advanced on the first of eaeh moqth up to and Including August.
Prom Auguat to March 31at, there vlll likely be no change in pricea.
However, if you delay buying for thirty, sixty or ninety daya, you
reduce your chances of getting what you want Just that much—later In
the season you may expect to take what you can get.
I am now filling our blna and expect to have them full by May 1st.
During this time I will be glad to take care of your ordera for storage
coal, at reduced prices.
One other thing I wish to call your attention to la this: The retsil-
ers are under the control of the United States Government, and the mar-
gin of profits allowed Is so small, that we are compelled to place our coal
business on a strictly cash basis. Beginning April 22nd, 1 18, you will
please be prepared to pay for your coal on delivery.
Yours very truly,
OKLAHOMA LUMBER COMPANY
By J. L. BROWN, Mgr.
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