Cherokee County Democrat (Tahlequah, Okla.), Vol. 34, No. 12, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 12, 1919 Page: 1 of 4
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TAHLBQVAH, OKLAHOMA, WKDNKBDAY. FEBRUARY 12, 1#1
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PLANT YOUR MONEY
IN OUR BANK;
IT'S THE SURE WAY
C TO CROW A FORTUNE.
OR ARE YOU WISE, AND FIGURE OH HOW MUCH OF IT YOU
CM PUTIH OUR BANK?
YOU KHOW THAT MONEY SPENT IS MONEY GONE FOR-
EVER WHILE MONEY BANKED IS MONEY SAVED-AND IT
f^SAFE SAFE FROM FIRE, BURGLARS, OR YOUR OWH
TEMPTATIOHS TO LEND OR SPETO IT.
YOU WILL RECEIVE H PER CENT INTEREST ON TIME
State vs. Zack Noel, murder. The
Jury returned into court with a verdict
of murder In the first degree and
fixed the punishment at death.
State vb. E. W. Demmington. The
court appointed W. E. Foreman, at-
torney to defend. Case passed until
State vs. Lewis Adair. Judge E. B.
Arnold being disqualified. Attorney
J. I. Coursey was appointed special
judge to try this case.
State vs. Wesley Rogers, hog steal-
ing. Case tried and verdict of not
guilty returned by the jury.
State vs. John Sirutton, burglary.
Defendant withdraws plea of not guil-
ty and elite! i plea of guilty.
State vs. R. J. Thompson, assault
with intent to kill. Jury empaneled
and sworn. Testimony closed. Court
instructed jury to return verdict of
not guilty. Jury failed to agree. Mis-
State vs. Louis Adair. Oath of
special judge filed. Defendant with-
draws his plea of not guilty and
pleads guilty. Defendant sentenced
to the penitentiary for a period of
one year, sentence to begin this date.
State vs. George Maokey, cruelty to
animals. Defendant pleads guilty
and is assessed a fine of five dollars.
State vs. Groundhog Drum. De-
It is up to us all to help the return-
ing soldier in the way of employment.
Not only In the ditch digging line or
something of that sort but to some
payable, permanent jobs that give
evidence of the appreciation we 'iave
for his own big job that has been so
In every small community or large
town the energy should be the same
toward the finding of positions for
these returned army and navy men.
Some of them have families to sup-
port, some parents and some have
themselves to look after which, by
the way, is enough in these hard
Look aroand in your own section of
country and see if you can t suggest a
soldier or fkilor every time an em-
ployer in your neighborhood needs
You will not o.ily be doing a duty
for yourself ana the employer but
you will be doing a duty for your
country as well.
AltE YOUR HOGS 81CK?
Officers Perkins and McCarter Sat- j
urday raided a crap game in the north
end of town and captured eight par-
ticipants who, after an interview with .
the mayor, very generously made a
deposit o' ;.6.50 each. This will be
quite an addition to the city s ex-
chequer. It may be somewhat ex-
pensive, but think of the fun the
young fellows were having.
THE FIRST STATE BANK
"THE BAHK WHERE YOU FEEL AT HOME"
J. ROBT. WYLY, PRESIDEHT
R. H. COUCH, VICE-PRESIDEHT
W. P. HICKS, CASHIER
R. 9. WIGGINS, ASS'T. CASHIER
L. C. ROSS
R. H. COUCH
B. L. KEENAN
J. W. REID
J. ROBT. WYLY
Monday forenoon Sheriff Saunders.
Deputy U. S. Marshal Grltts and Chief
state vs. uiuuauuVS of Police Perkins captured a case
fendant sentenced to the penitentiary j Qf four quarts of liquor in a smoke-
for a period of one year and one day. hoUBe and corn crib on East Choctaw
State vs. George Waters. Defend-1 streel. The owner was not present
ant sentenced to the penitentiary for I and they are waiting for him to come
FOR THE CHILDREN.
Too much care cannot be exercls-
K ed in selecting a cough medicine for
children. It should.be pleasant to
take, contain no harmful drug and
most effectual in curing their coughs
^ and colds. Long experience ha*
A shown that Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy meets these conditions. It
is a favorite with many mothers. For
sale by all Druggists.
Miss Pearl Demoss returned Sun-
day to Yonkers, where she teaches In
the public school.
a period of seven year!.
State vs. John Stratton, escaping
jail. Defendant sentenced to the
penitentiary for a period of two years,
sentence to begin with this date.
State vs. John Stratton, burglary.
Defendant sentenced to the peniten-
tence to begin at expiration of sen-
tiary for a period of two years, sen-
tence in case No. 948.
State vs. John Stratton, grand lar-
ceny. Defendant sentenced to the
.penitentiary for a period of two
HOMER WILSON'S TRIAL years, sentence to begin at expiration
MARCH 24.10f sentence in case No. 1002.
State vs. George Wafford. Jury
Monday morning, in the case ofl empaneled and trial had. Jury re
State vs Homer Wilson, on two tired to consider their verdict. ury
vs. Homer w. , roturned into court with a verdict of
charges of murder, on motion of the ^ charged and fixed the penal-
defense, the time of trial was eon" Ly ftt three jearB in the penitentiary,
tinued until March 24th. I jennle McCabe vs. Thomas McCabe.
— plaintiff granted divorce and restora-
The arrival at the home of Mr. and tion of her former name, Jennie Sar-
Mrs. Claud Davidson of a baby boy gent.
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those smiles that will not come off | ty term Gf service left to tho court.
In and claim the whisky.
"Heck" Miller was struck toy an
automobile driven by Levi Carllle Sat-
urday evening and is reported to have
been seriously injured.
It Is reported that a number of
hogs are dying now in Cherokee
County from cholera. The situation
is bo serious that a number of busi-
ness men in Tahlequah have agreed
to pay for the services of a veterinary
to vaccinate all hogs that are sick,
the cost to the farmer being only for
The campaign for the eradication
of hog eli Ilera in Cherokee county is
under the direct management of Mr.
John IH. Crumpler and Mr. Homer
Polk, the deputy field clerk from the
Indian Agency office. They have em-
ployed Dr. Lamb, a veterinary of
Tahlequah, and quick action may be
hart irt your sick hogs by getting in
tc .on * I- Mr. Crumpler or Mr. Polk.
An yon. lined i ? the assistance of
the Cherokee County Hog Cholera
Committee may i'>.:eive prompt con-
sideration by telephoning or coming
in to see this bank If you cannot reach
either Mr. Crumpler or Mr. Polk. It
must be borne in mind, however, that
the veterinao will not be sent out ex-
cept through the order of Mr. Crump-
ler or Mr. Polk.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Capital and Surplus 9100,000.09
D. 0. SCOTT, President
J. B. PEARSON, Vice President
L. L. LESLIE, Cashier
B. G. Phillips, AMI Cashier.
J. B. Crew spent Saturday and
Sunday in Muskogee.
Mrs. E. Thompson returned to
Siloam Springs Sunday, after spend-
ing a week with her sister, Mrs. Marie
iNelson. who attends the N. E. Sr N.
Mother and child doing fine.
Miss Eva McGreggor, formerly of
this city, but for the past few years
having made her home at Sheridan,
Wyo., died in that city last week.
I The remains were brought to this city
Saturday, the funeral being held
1 Sunday at the home of her brother,
George McGreggor, interment being
made in the City Cemetery.
Elmer Dressier arrived hom«> Fri-
day from six months service over-
seas. He belonged to the 90th Divi-
sion and was wounded while fighting
in the Argonne Forest four days be-
fore the armistice was signed.
Mrs. Gladys Hargls, of Pawhuska.
whoxis the Deputy Grand Matron and
Grand Conductress of the Order of
Eastern Star for the State of Okla-
homa, visited the Tahlequah Chap-
ter O. E. S., last Friday night. Mrs.
Hargls was well pleased with the
chapter here and with the work.
L. G. ROSS
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LIVERY AND GITNEY'
(Harvey Herein, Prop.)
Day and Night
Mrs. Mary Crafton came home
Monday from a business trip to Pryor.
Gus Tinch returned Tuesday from
a business visit in Muskogee.
Farmers Wagon Yard
DOLLARS AND CWTTB
Here you will find big bargains in Shoes, for
Men, Women and Children. I also have a com-
plete stock of Clothing, Hats, Ladies Coats etc.,
at prices that will suprise you. Come and see.
Across from Postoffice. Beside the 10c Store.
WHERE TO REGISTER.
The registration books will be open
for new voters to register at the fol-
I lowing places, from Feb. 26th, till
I Monday, March 10th:
Ward fL-Dr. T J. Treadwell, at his
| office in I .and Office Building.
Ward 2—T. T. Bailey, at Goddard's
I grocery store.
Ward 3, Precinct 2.—BUI Rogers
| at Goddard's grocery.
Ward 3, Precinct 1—Arch Flucher
| at his office.
Yyaj.(] i—Russell Sharp, at Davls-
I Oliver barber shop.
E. SAM DAVIS,
Miss Maude Curtis, of Ft. Smith,
was the week-end guest of her sister,
Miss Billie Curtis, a student in the
N. E. S. N.
Eldon Patterson, who enlisted in
the marines, received his honorable
discharge at Galveston, Tex., and
came home Sunday. Eldon has
spent eighteen months in service in
different parts of the United States
Miss Mildred Porter entertained a
few of her friends last Friday evening.
Games and dancing furnish,BdI the, ^ yQu? A man may not ^way
amusement. Refreshments were.
Counting It only in dollars and
cents, how much did that last cold
served. Those present were Misses
Yila Keller, Nellie Maloy, Ruth Mil-
ler, Bluie Miller. Beatrice Payne,
Nella Jenius and Mable Parris:
Messrs. Joe Ferguson, Clyde Mark-
ham, John Fite, Harry Malloy, Claude
Donelson, Dick Patterson and Lonnie
Grover Patterson returned to Hul-
bert Monday, after spending Sunday
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. L.
Mrs. .W. Barnes and Mrs. Wen
dell Barnes returned Sunday from
Muskogee, where they attended "The
Trail of the Lonesome Pine," given
at the Hinton Saturday night.
Mrs. J. E. McCIendon and son
spent Saturday in Procter.
stop work when he has a cold, but
perhaps it would be better If he did.
It takes about ten days to get com-
pletely rid of a cold under the usual
treatment. That time oan be much
shortened by taking Chamberlain'#
Cough Remedy and proper care ot
yourself, In fact, a bottle of this
remedy in the house is a mighty good
Investment during the winter and
spring months. Sold by all Drof"
Walter Lybarger, of the medical
corps at Camp Bayard, New Mexico,
for several months—has been honor-
ably discharged and came home Wed-
Miss Flora Allison spent the week-
end with homefolks In Westville.
At the office of T. W. Foreman, Sat
urday, the ceremony being per-
formed by him, Mr. Robert H. Harp,
a soldier in the regular army, Bu-
ttoned at Seattle, .Wash., and Miss
Flora Center, of Hulbert, were united
Earl S'quyers and Miss Clara Smith,
of Hulbert, put one over on their
friends by being quietly married in
that town Sunday. After the cere-
mony they boarded the train for Mus-
Mrs. A. K. Ralston and children
left Sunday for an extended visit In
Master George Gourd, who attends
the Tahlequah public schools, spent
Sunday with his parent* near Gideon.
W. B. Wyly returned Monday from
j business trip to Muskogee.
Mr. and Mrs. G. D .Loux, of Mayes-
vllle. Ark., were the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. W. P. Cunningham over Sunday.
Mrs. John McCarter, who on Tups
Morton Rutherford returned Mon-
day to Muskogee, after a short trip
here oil legal business.
J. W. Duncan went to Oklahoma
day of last week underwent an oper-jcity, Monday. While there he will
atlon for appendicitis at the Allison L0 OV6r to Norman to visit his son,
Hospital, Is reported as making flue I Hufflngton, who Is attending the uni-
progress toward recovery. jverslty.
CENTRAL STATES LIFE
ST. LOUIS, MO.
IsSues Standard Form Policies. Payment of
policies are guaranteed by a deposit of real
estate mortgages and U. S. Bonds on deposit
with Insurance Department of State of Miss-
ouria. Policies provide pension in case of
total disability and pay for loss of limbs and
H. A. PUGH,
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