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WILL ENLIST IN THE NAVr
J. K. Qutnn and wife have been en
joying a family home-coming the pait
Week which came at a surprise to them.
Their aoni, Enoch and "Orville, have
been employed In railroad conUruotlcn
work in Ariiona, but the call of hu
inanity became too strong for them
longer to reiiit 10 they camo home for
ft visit with father and mother, after
Which they will offer their services In
the Navy In defense of Old Glory, An
other ion, Martin Qulnn, la already In
the Navy, and two grandsons have vol
unteered since war wai declared, thus
Father and Mother Quion are Riving
Ave of their boy to their country, but
they do It. with brave hearts and in the
true spirit of .patriotism. They know
What it means, too, for J A. Qulnn
was a veteran in the great Civil War,
falling wounded in battle, the scars of
Which he will carry to his grave. It I
Hot surprising that these young men
hould be stepping ud, offering their
lives In defense of live flag under which
their father fought. All honor to these
true sons of a true patriot.
Other member of the family who
Jolaesl in the home-coming were Har
mon Fox, wife and family, and Mora
Qulnn and little daughter, all ot Des
Moines, Xew Mexico, who joined the
boy at Dei Moines and mad the trip
overland. That Mr. and Mr Qulnn,
ft wall aa other member of the family
bare, ware greatly surprised and
pleased goat without saying, but with
the Joy of the home-eomlng will follow
the pang of tha parting, and, while
tha family will lend their boy to the
aervlee of their country with brave
hearta and a prayer for their safety,
fat we all know the anguish of heart
with whieh goodbye will be said, and it
ould scarcely be otherwise for, though
aaio la yean, they are still "their
hoys," Thiir feeling will be shared by
ft largenumber of friends of year's ac
quaintance, but all will Join in wishing
tha toy i God-speed.
VICTIM If ACCIKNTAL SHMTINfi
Hugh Rodman of Madison, a lad of
sixteen, waa brought to the Beaver
hoipltalVonday luffering from a gun
shot; being the victim of the accidental
Iseharge of a 22-rlfle ona of those
glial whieh waa luppoaed to be unload
M but the kind which usually prove
lerloua. The bullet entered the lower
part an! passed through the abdomen,
lodging in tha thigh. It waa probed
for and removed and at thia time the
young man la improving nicely.
The accident occurred, when the
young man, in company with other.
had started to the creek for a awim. A
lad of twelve, whose name we did not
get. playfully pointed the-a he
thought unloaded rifle at Hugh and
' lulled the trigger. It was loaded and
the little prank came near costing a
life. How thoughtless it is yes
worse than thoughtless to pointa gun,
loaded or unloaded, at anyone and yet,
how often it is done This la one more
Instance of where the "unloaded" gun
lime neat proving fatal and should be
ft warning to all, to let firearms alone
except for their rightful use.
Hugh was visited at the hospital
Tuesday by his mother and sister, of
Madison, and a brother of Guymon.
Lon Ford waa taken in custody Sun
day by Sheriff Couch and some 60
quart or whisky and alcohol, together
with a Ford ear, in whieh he wai trans-
porting the same, wai confiscated
Ford had evidently stored awayaquart
or two imide hii anatomy, for safe
keeping, from the manner in which he
drove the ear down the street that eve
king. The reit of the booie waa in the
Mr. It wai one of the most reckless
drive we ever taw and how he escaped
going over is no less than a miracle.
The trail left behind was evidenco of
the eonditlon of the man at the wheel.
Ford is now languishing in the county
baitile awaiting trial.
KAN-0-TEX BOINt IUSINESS AS USUAL
W. O. Feese, the able manager of
the Kan-O-Tex oil station, certainly
did some good work for hi company in
carrying on the business in spite of the
destruction by lire of the warehouse
and damage to the storage tanks a few
Weeks ago. Scarcely an hour's time
wai lost. The fire occurred one even
ing. The next morning Mr. Feese had
supplies down from the station at For
gaa and kept doing business right
5 long while building was under way.
'bo new buildings are all completed
how and the Kan-O-Tex is enjoying a
plendid patronage, due to the pluck
ftnd energy of their wide awake mana-
III FELLOWS HELP Rtl CROSS
I. W. Moore, secretary of the local
1. 0. O F, lodge, handed u a check
this week for $10.00, with instructions
to apply It to the Beaver Red Cross
Chapter war relief fund, the lodge hav
ing voted that amount for Hod Cross
work at ill last meeting. The 910.00
has been added to the fund and the
Chapter takes this method of thanking
the lodge for their donation. This is
Mrtainly an admirable move on the
part of the Odd Fellows' lodge, and
one whieh every' organisation in Be a-
ver eoold, and should follow. Who'll
AND ESTIMATED NEEDS
Of School District No. 22, of the Comity of
Beaver, State of Oklahoma
Fiscal Statement for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1st, 191(1, and ending
Junn 30tli, 1017f nnd Estimated Income and Veeds for current expenses for the
Fiscal year beginning iuiy 1st, 1017, and ending June 20th, 1018, aa required by
Section 2, II. B lfl, Laws 1:817.
"A" AT GENERAL FUND
1 Cash on band June 30, 1917 'Sl
1! Taxes 1016-Available Balance in process of collection a.'CO.DJ
3 Tottl Current Assets......
Warrants outstanding June 30, 1817
For appropriations unexpended balance current year.
For int. accrued and accruing on outstanding warrants
Total Liabilities and Reserves .....
Current Deficit (Liabilities over Assets)
"B" Ahsbts 8INKING FUND
Cash on hand June 30, 1917 1.691.M,
Taxes 1910 Available Balance in process of collection 1,045.11
Total Current Assets
Reserve for Accrued Liability on Bonds 2,950.00
Total Liabilities and Reserves
Current Deficit (.'-labilities over Assets 113.21
Steve Carter ! enjoying a visit
her slstor, who arrived the past
Born To Robert F Phelps Sunday,
July 22, a daughter. All doing well.
B. A 3inter and family of Balko
were among the crowd in the county
Frank Laughrln and W. II. Thomas
motored out to Lamar,Colorado, Mon
day on a bueinesa mission.
John Lawaon and C. 0. Criss drove
Mr. H. lorotta la a guest this vfeek
at the country home of Mr. Obai.
Gregg at Kokomo
Mn. W. S. Vandeburg of Balko.'un
derwent an operation for a tumorous
growth, the past week. She is at her
home and reported as improving.
Bryan Murphy, P ranchman of Oc
hiltiee, Texas, with hi daughters,
Misses Margaret and Annemae.took in
the Chautauqua here thia week.
Mls Emily Nicholson expect to
over to Liberal, Kaneaa, the past week, leave Sunday for Kansas City at whieh
place she will take a course in dress
making and,upnn her return, will be
associated with Miss Eva Kfght In that
Appropriations and Expenditures
For Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1916
For salary of teacher.
Iniuranoe. . ....
Other expenses... 1
Jaal ton... ...
Census. ...... ....-...
..... 300 00
ToUl 18.224 00
.... 400 00
For salary of teaohers
For supplies, light, fuel and water
For maintenance of buildings and grounds and repairs
For sundry other expenses ......................
For furniture and fixtures
Janitors and other expenses...................-. ..
E" SINKING FUND
Bonds OuUtandlng (Schedule A) .-- 19,500 00
Interest Coupons Maturing 11,170.00
Annual Acoruals: On Bonds to pay at Maturity 975.00
bringing back aeoupldof Ford cars for
the Long A Lawson agency here.
Little DeWitt Dickson was quite slok
this week, being threatened wlth fever,
but he is Improved at this time and it
is thought that he will be all right
Richard and Irvin Moore write to
their parent, I. W Moore and wife,
that they are located at Wichita, Kan
sal and are In the employ of the Santa
Fe railroad. Richard will return for
school this fall but Irvin thinks he will
stay with his job.
Mn. M.Feinberg, Miss Feinbergand
Mr, Sonne were guests from Liberal,
Kaniu, at the home of Ben Cooper and
wife 8unday. They returned to Lib-i
eral Monday, being accompanied by I
Mrs. Cooper, who came back the same
evening. Mr. Sonne is Mrs. Cooper
uncle and Mr. Feinberg is Mr. Coop
The recital given one day last week
by the music pupila of Mrs. O. D.
Bmlth", most of whom are beginner,
waa a most delightful affair and waa
highly enjoyed by the parent and oth
ers, who were invited to attend. These
programs are given regularly by Mrs.
Smith's pupils, and beside being a
great benefit to the children are high
ly enjoyed by the parents and friends
who are permitted to hear them, each
time. Mrs. Smith's ability as a teach
er is well known. The class is making
It it reported that some ot the fel
lows whose namea appear on the first
draft are so "sheered" that they are
fastlngand otherwise attempting to in
capacitate themselves so that they will
not be able to pass the physical test.
Tut I Tut I Must be an idle tale. Bea
ver county boys are not made of that
kind of ituff . If there are those who
are they better get it out of their sys
tem i It won't help them to escape
service but it will lower them in the
estimation of their fellow men. No
body honors a coward, but the whole
world lovea and honors a patriot.
LA little son of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney
Cook, of Ivanhoe, waa operated on at
the hospital the past week, having his
adenoids and tonsils removed. The
little fellow withstood the operation in
good shape and was able to return to
his home shortly afterward.
Lee Ow eome in lait week from El
dorado, Kansas, to visit over Chautau
qua week with relativea and friends
here. He returned with Jas. H. Crab
tree, W. II Themis and F. O. Tracy,
who motored oyer to Eldorado, return
ing Wedneaday night.
Commission to Fiscal Agency...1.,
"F" GENERAL FUND OurrsntYear
Surplus previous year . 1 497.34
State Apportionment 760.00
County Apportionment 204.64
Total ' Jl.471.98
Miss Elsie Franceway of Granville,
Illinois, was a guest at the home of
Mrs. W. G. Stranathan the past week.
Miss Franceway was visiting an unele
at Tyrone and came over to Beaver for
a visit with Mrs. Stranathan. The
ladiea were friends at the old home of
each at Granville.
NITKE If TEACHERS' EXAMINATION
The regular teachers' examination
for this quarter will be held at the of
fice of the County Superintendent,
Beaver, Thursday, Friday and Satur
day, August 2-3-4. There will be no
county normal institute this year, the
law having abolished tuch institute,
and there will be no further examina
tlon before schools open in Septem
ber. Teachera are hereby notified to
provide themselves with certificates at
this examination, if they do not have
Kueh, and if they expect to teach thia
fall. Do not ask for temporary certifi
cates. Remember the dates, August
2 3 4.
G T. Avaas, Co. Supt.
ATTENTION LIVE STOCK IREEOERS
All growers and breeder of Pure
Bred Livestock, of whatever kind, in
Beaver county, are invited and urged
to meet at the Court Room in Beaver,
Okla., at 2 o'clock p. m., on Saturday,
Julyk28th, 1917, for the purpose of or
ganising a County Pure Bred Livestock
Association, for the encouragement
and promotion of the Pure Bred live
stock businesa of Beaver county, and
for auch other purposes aa may appear
to be for the best interests ot the agri
cultural and livestock interests of Bea
ver county people. We want every
breeder of Pure Bred horses, cattle,,
jacks, sheep, hogs, poultry or other
kinds of Pure Bred stock to ateend this
meeting and help us start something:
for the upbuilding of Beaver county
Born To Mr. and Mrs. Jim Garter,.
Tuesday, July 24, a 9)t pound girl
MR. MOTOR CAR OWNER
We have installed one of the most up-to-date
battery re-charger on the market, and we have
a man who understands his business in the bat
tery and starter lines. Bring your trouble to us.
Ham Dm Mm El.
Funeral Directors, Licensed Embalmers
H. C. RICHESON, In Charge
Calls Answered Promptly Day or Night
PHONE NO. 35
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Schedule A Bonds and Judgments
The following is a listot the Bond and Judgment Indebtedness of School
District No. 22 of Beaver County, Bute of Oklahoma, aa of June 30th, 1917:
July 1, 1900
July 7, 1911
Dec. 10, 1913
Aug. 1, lOlfl
July 1, 1920
July 7, 1031
Dec. 10, 1933
July 1, 1038
Amt. of cou
pons to pay
Amt. to Re
I 30 00
t 25 00
State ot Oklahoma, County ot Beaver, ss:
We, the undersigned, duly eleoted, qualified and acting Directors of
Bchool District No 22. County of Beaver, State of Oklahoma, do hereby certify
that the above statement, of the Fiscal Condition and Estimated Inoome of
said School District is true and oorroot; that the amounts enumerated in the
statement ot probable needs are reasonably necessary in the proper conduct of
the affaire of aald distriot; that the atatement of Estimated Income from
sources other than ad valorem taxation, includes probable receipts, only ; and.
ia not in excess of the actual collections from such source during the previous
We further oertity'that at the annual meeting held in said district on the
10th day ot July, 1917, the said statement of Estimated Needs for the ensuing
flssal year waa duly approved by a majority of the voters of said district voting
at said annual meeting ; and, that an Increased levy of 10 mills over aad above
the regular 5 anllls authoriaed to be levied for sohool purposes, was voted by a
majority of the taxpaylng voters of said district voting at said annual meeting ;
that the vote as to the said increased levy was: Ayes, 16; Nays, none; majority
for the levy, 15.
O. C. DGbaw, Clerk H. D. Mxase, Director
W. T. Quinn, Member
To the County Excise Board, County of Beaver, State of Oklahoma.
Gentlemen: Pursuant to the requirements of Section , of House Bill
411, Laws 1917, we submit herewith, for your consideration, the within and
foregoing statement of the fiscal condition of School District No. 22 of the
County of Beaver, State of Oklahoma, for the fiscal year beginning July 1st,
1910, and ending June 30th, 1917, together with aa itemized statement of the
estimated incomo and probable needs ot said School Distriot for the ensuing
fiscal year. '
Dated at Beaver this 3rd day of July, 1917.
O. O. DkGkaw, Clerk. H. D. Maasa, Director.
7-20 W. T. Qui, Member.
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of the Paige line.
Then, as now, the Paige prices will be fixed in
proportion to the cost of materials.. They are
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