The County Democrat (Tecumseh, Okla.), Vol. 29, No. 46, Ed. 1 Friday, August 29, 1913 Page: 1 of 8
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The County Democrat.
OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER.
TECUMSEH, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 2». 1913.
THE SILO SPECIAL
ARRIVE S MONDAY
FAMILY REUNION PUBLIC MEETING POTT. COUNTY A. H.
AT RADER HOME’ SOCIETY OF EQUITY T. A. PICNIC SAT. 30th
10:00 O’clock in the Horning is the Time-
Farmers Opportunity to Get Valuable and
Eighth Annual Reunion of the Fam Will Be Held September 6th, 1913. , „
iiy of t. a. Rader and Wife in the Mammoth Building at Arrangements All Completed tor a Digteieoid-
„r w,„.w.od, Oki... Shawn... oki.h.m.. tioa — Amusements of All Kinds and
Ho, tor the Silo Special!
Every farmer in 15 miles of
Tecumseh should be on deck to j
see and hear what the Silo Spe-
cial, which will be at the Rock
Island depot at 10 a. m. Monday,
has to offer.
This train is carrying inform-
ation to the farmers of this state
that is worth dollars to every
man, woman and child in the
county. You will have explain-
ed how and what a silo is for.
You will have it explained by
one who knows what a benefit
and what a money maker a silo
is. You will have explained how
the droutii is knocked into a
oocked hat by installing a silo.
You will also have explained
how to can and perserve your
fruit by one who has had years
experience. You will see some
of our young girls canning fruit
and vegetables under the direc-
tion of Mrs. Warren who is the
Federal representative of Potta-
watomie county, and who has
organized a number of Canning
Clubs over the county.
The local banks are asked by
the department to select two girls
who will be present and take
part in the work. The Farmers
National has selected Misses
Edith Fidler and Nellie Vanme-
ter, First National Bank Misses
Virgie Bomar and Beulah Gil-
more, Tecumseh National Misses
Olive McCuiSton and Wina Cis-
sna. The banks are to furnish
the material used for canning
and the girls are to come with
paring knife and apron ready for
S. R. PITMAN
Editor of the Democrat,:—
We beg of you space to give
aocount of a happy home in Pott
county. On the 14th, at the resi-
dence of J. M. Rader there oc-
cured a family reunion; historic,
pleasant and very remarkable.
T. A. Rader and wife S. A. Rad
Gentlemen : - At the state meet- j
ing of the Farmer’s Society of
Equity, a committee was ap-
pointed to draft resolutions, and
Speaking By Prominent Citizens.
outline a plan for the establish- j j.. juprr f'Afin
ment of a co-operative line ofi/j)|J Jrn UUUU
warehouses for the state.
1 he county organization act-
The many friends of S. R.
Pitman will be pleased to know
he has located in Tecumseh.
Mr. Pitman is a young man
who Tecumseh can almost claim
as one of her native sons, he be-
ing practically raised in this
city and graduating from this
high school. After graduating
here he attended the Vanderbilt
Law School at Nashville, Tenn.,
where he taken a full course and
graduated with high honors.
He has taken an office in the
His family will join him next
week and will be at home in the
Ruggles place on west Washing-
We are glad to welcome Mr.
Pitman back with us, and also
extend a cordial welcome to his
er of Wynnewood, Okla., are the | ing on the suggestion ha\ e'draft-
parents of ten children. The I ed a plan whereby such a propo-
father is 84 years old, the mother j sition may become a reality, a
74; they have had born to them , plan in which no two or three or
ten children and all living. For 1 more will have to bear the bur
Saturday will be a big day in
Tecumseh. The A. H. T. Asso-
ciation will hold their annual
IN COUNTY COUR L i picnic and everything is pointing
to a whoping big time. The com-
NO CAUSE FOR
8 years in succession this family
have held re-unions at one of
the children’s homes. This year
it was the lucky lot .1. M. and .1.
G. Rader to have their homes
blessed by this happy gathering. >
All the children exoept one son,
Luther Rader, were present and
the meeting with this exception
had for the participants all the
mirth and pleasure possible to
imagine The children are all
married except one son, and each
have families, and we here give
you tile address of those present:
I Mrs. Jennie Browning, Oklaho-
I ma City, Mrs. Lizzie Roff, Way-
jne, Okla., Charley Rader, Fran-
cis. Okla , Mrs. Gussie Curry,
I Ada, Okla., G. Rader, Ada,
Okla., Mrs. Coila Fields, Wyn-
newood, Okla. The grandchild-
ren with their children present
den, but one that the whole farm-
ing community can share in at a
normal cost, and yet electa
consistent and powerful ally of
The plan is patterned some-
what after the clearing plan of
other business organizations.
We are offering to you the plan
that will bring you in closer
touch, as a producer, with con-
It is a suggestion that will en-
able the farmer to market hie
product in the best market and
obtain for him the fct>eet pos-
Incident thereto will come
about a better preparation of
the product and a more perfect
type in the production.
Our plan does not necessarily
preclude the idea of handling
The term of the County Court
whioh was finished last week
proved to he a very successful
one. Out of a total of 36 cases
tried 31 were convicted and five
acquitted,fines assessed amount-
ing to $2,300.00 and $900.00 was
paid to the clerk in cash besides
several days of hard work on the
roads. This is making the boot-
leggers pay the fiddler while the! n1jj8t
officers are dancing around after
mittee in charge of arrarnge-
ments are expecting 300 members
to be present aside from their
families. The grand parade will
be a feature which will take place
in the forenoon. Everyone who
can will be on horseback.
Tecumseh’s entire citizenship
welcomes this organization to her
1). D. C. Meeting.
The following marriage licen-
ses were issued by the Clerk of
the County Court during the past
The election Tuesday to vote
an additional levy for school
purposes was voted down and
plans are now being made to
carry on the school in some other
way. A plan will be worked out
and a full term of school will be
Postmaster Johnston and fam-
ily returned from a months visit
with relatives in Oklahoma City
There has been various rumors
around town as to the condition
of our new High School building.
Some reports having gone so fa>-
as to make it appear that the
building was unsafe, etc.
The Board of Education went
to the building Monday and with
contractor Furry went over the
work from cellar to garret and
examined every part of it thor-
oughly and also had an architect
here a short time ago who exam-
ined the building and his report
was that the job was O. K. It
was also the decision of the en-
tire Board of Education that ex-
amined the work that it is as solid
as the “Rock of Gibraltar.
There is absolutely no founda-
tion what ever for the rumor the
building is unsafe.
J. F. Floyd, President
Board of Eduoation.
were, Mrs. Sallie James and Mrs., everything through the hands of
Lucy Perry of Oklahoma City,! one or more parties except as
Mrs. Ollie Wiley. Purcell, Mrs., necessity demands, but will at
Lizzie O’Connell, Sparks, and j all times be in condition to put the
also Mrs. Lee'and a nephew of produce in touch with a market
It is remarkable that a man
and wife can live to this ripe age
either in oar lots or local
supply, also will be distributing
point for local consumption of
and more remarkable that they i all produce of the farm consumes
have raised so large family with
out a death.
It is necessary for one to at-j
tend one of these reunions to
have the least conception of the
real pleasures of the occasion.
The children are all good sing-
ers and on these occasions they
ripen anew all the childish and
laughable things their history
back ; each seems to prepare from
one year to the next a more com-
plete program, and the true spirit
of iove bubbles to an ebb that
would make man frown at his
God that did not join with them
in thanking the Creator who has
so richly blessed this family.
in your home towrx.
The society does not design in
any way to wage a fight on any
legitimate business, but rather to
bring about a better condition of
trade especially for the farmer,
making it possible to receive at
least a part of what is due him as
a producer and thereby enable j
him to enjoy more of the luxur-1
Henry Evans, Tecumseh.....19
Hattie Carroll, Tecumseh.....19
1 jHwrence Trout, Norman.....24
Nina Olivia Mooney, McLoud.21
Jess Mooney, Shawnee.......21
Minnie Heath, Shawnee......21
Ben Hill, Tribbey............18
Daisy Smith, Tribbey........19
William Bryant, Wanette.....21
Maud Thompson, Huntsville
James Corny, Dale, col.......21
Mary Green, Dale, col........19
Bert W. Randall, Shawnee....22
Agnes Anderson, Shawnee...24
T. J. Day, McComb..........40
Ella Fair, McComb...........37
Rev. A. B. L. Hunkapiiler of
Maud, was in the city this week
visiting HR-v J. C. Curry.
m... i. —----—- ------ | Mrs. H. E. Mawbray of Tulsa,
ies, so expanding the business of j w,ag the guest of her grand-dam
the local merchant.
Every farmerwhois in any way
interested in bettering his mar-
keting facilities is requested to
be in attendance at a public
meeting to be held at Headquar-
ters office of the Society of Equity
ghter, Mrs. J. C. Curry,
past two weeks.
Good Roads Association
to Be Organized Monday
Meeting Will Be Held in Tecumseh—Farmers
and Business Men are Uniting to Get
There will be preaching at the
i M. E. Church South, Sunday
: morning at 11:00. IftheReviv-
! al meeting is still in progress at
• the park we will dismiss our
evening service, but if it has
closed we will have services at
eight o’clock in the evening.
| Miss Mable King will sing a
j special song at the morning ser-
| vice. You are invited to oome.
J. C. Curry, Pastor.
• ters office of the Society or equity
. jin the Mammoth Building,Shaw-
nee, Okla., September 6th, 1913,
al 1 o’clock P. M., when it will
be thoroughly explained anddis
------------ , Miss Beatrice Conch of Ft.
cussed and it’s workings clearly 1 Smith, Ark., is the guest of her
Thomas C. Monson,
J, A. Harman,
Committee for the Society of
The farmers and business men
of this county are uniting in an
effort to get better roads through
out this county. A meeting has
been called for Monday, Septem-
ber 1st at 11 o’clock a. m., im-
mediately after the departure of
the Silo Special, for the purpose
of forming a Good Roads Asso-
No more important move can
be started than a move in the
direotion of better highways in
the county as the benefits are for
all towns and oounty alike hence
it is important to have a large
attendance at this meeting.
Roscoe Arrington will deliver
the address of weloome. Res-
ponse Rev. T. E. Phillips of
Moore township. R. L. Walker of
Tecumseh, will speak on the ben-
efits derived by Teoumseh; J. S.
McAlister and J. M. Farley of
Asher, on the benefits to the
south end; J. P. Cook and T. H.
Day on the benefits for Moore
township; and J. E. Nance, J. E.
Bomar and W. G. Prioe on the
benefits to Forest township.
Ed Long of Dale, was in Te-
cumseh Tuesday on business.
C. E. Hutchinson a prominent
citizen of Asher, was in town
Miss Willie Wilson of Peabody,
Kansas, who has been visiting
friends and relatives in this city
for the past two months returns
to her home the latter partof this
The regular meeting of the U.
D. C. will be with Miss Mittie
Gotten on Saturday, August 30,
at 2:30 p. m.
The following is the program
for the afternoon.
Song, “Just Before the Battle
Roll Call, “War Stories from
the Lips of Veterans.”
“The Battle of Gettysburg,”
“The Reunion,” Mrs. Thomp-
“Fifty Years of Peace,” Mrs.
National Cemeteries of the
Blue and Gray, Gertrude Taylor.
Song, “Tenting Tonight on
the Old Camp Ground, Chapter.
“Educational Work of the U.
Daughters of the Confederacy,”
Miss Jackie Hardin.
Gen. Custer at the Battle of
Washita near Cheyenne, Mrs.
Will Cole. v
Official Banner and Sealof Ok-
lahoma, Helen Taylor.
Council Houses of the Indians,
Historic Spots in Oklahoma on
National Highway, Mrs. Giet.
The Confederate Home at Ard-
more, Mrs. Thomas.
Round Table: “Prison Life at
the North versus Prison Life at
the South,” Leader, Mrs. Gray.
Song, “America” Chapter.
| cousin Miss Fannie Dial.
L. I. Morrison of Sherman,
Texas, was in the city this week
visiting his brothers of the Mor-
rison Hardware Co.
R. J. Robison was up from
Romulus this week.
The M. E. Ladies will hold their
regular food sale on next Satur-
day afternoon, Aug., 30, at the
Miss Alice Stauber entertained
a party of girls Tuesday evening
in honor of her house guests, the
Misses Hazel and Mildred John-
ston of Tecumseh, Oklahoma.
Those present were the Misses
Ruth Carnes, Helen Lord, Agnes
Armstrong, Kattierine McCollis-
ter, Marie Doncell, Alpha Alding-
ton and her visitor, Nola Beam
The Misses Murray, who have
been the guests of their relatives
F. M. Murray’s family returned
to their home in Mississippi this
, Miss Ozella Helm of McLoud,
i who has been visiting Miss Oma
i who nas Deen visaing
Chas. Fox the big property j Car,ton returned home this weeje.
or in til ft
owner of Little River, was in the
James W. Morrison is in Okla-
Miss Esther Longstreth has
returned from an extended visit
to Oklahoma City.
, , ■ homa City this week
Miss Mittie Cotten who has, J _
Lloyd Hanon has
frops Chicago where he has been
been quite ill for some time has
j sufficiently recovered to be able
; to be down town which is very
returned ' gratifying to her many friends.
purchasing goods for the Krouch I J, y. Simons of Pink, was
' Larsh Dry Goods Co. the city Wednesday.
Robt. Morrison one Pottawato-
mie county’s substantial farmers
and stock raisers from the south
part of the county, was the guest
of his brothers, James W. and
E. M., Saturday.
Miss Elizabeth RobertBon spent
this week the guest of MisseB
Anna and Abbie Fox at the
splendid home of Mr. and Mrs.
Chas. Fox near MoComb.
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Miss Stella Disch returned
from Oklahoma City Saturday
where she has been visiting rel-
Mrs. White of Sapulpa, spent
this week the guest of'Mrs. Lloyd
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Gill who
have been the guest of relatives
in the city for the past month r -
urnedto their home in Atoka this
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