Funeral of Edgar Watts & Chas Shackelford candidate for county clerk- son of Rev.S.J. Shackelford Watts

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 - f Funeral OF Ed 'i 'ar Walts Largely Attended...
f Funeral OF Ed 'i 'ar Walts Largely Attended The Cunerrl of Edgar Watts, the IS yea'- old son of Mr. and Mrs. Jess W. Watts,of Wagoner, was largely attended hy friends •nid relatives of the Watts family '\nd personal friends of the deceased, deceased, from Sallisaw. The body wns brought through here on the noon train Saturday enroute to Muldrow where the interment wns had in the family plot at the Citv cemetery at that place. The k!llin<r nf this you^g man by his teacher, Prof. C. P. Mc- Oarment, at the Wagoner High school, was a distinct shock to the people of this community, where the family of the deceased resided for a number of years and are held in high esteem by all. Edgar Watts numbered his friends in Sallisaw among the ycunger set by'his acquaintance and a number of them accom- pained his remains to Muldrow and paid tribute in sorrow and grief to his many manly qualities and the personal affection in when he was held by his associates. associates. Card Of Thanks To Our Many Friends: With bowed heads and sorrowing sorrowing hearts we take this method method of expressing to you our thanks and appreciation of your sympathy in this our most trying hour. The loss of our boy and brother cannot be repaired- We deeply feel and know that we cannot bring him back and that the Supreme Power of God has cared for him. To the man who has caused this sorrow to us, we have no ill-will and only want the law to take its course and we will be satisfied. To the parents and wife of him, you have our deepest sympathy. Jess W. Watts Mrs. Jess W, Watts Owen J Watts Chas F Shackelford Court Clerk For In this issue of the Democrat we carry the announcement of Chas F. Shackelford of Gans, as a candidate for Court Clerk of Sequoyah County, subject to the action of the Democratic primary of August 8th 191.6. Mr. Shackelford is a well known citizen of the east end of this county and is favorable known by a majority of the people people over the entire county. He has lived in this county county for a number of years and is a man of unimpeachable unimpeachable ihf^grity, capable and a life long Democrat. He was born in Sebastian County, Ark., in 1867, the son of Rev. S. J. Shackelford, who has preached to the people of this County for the past 27 years. Mr. Shackelford is a teacher by profession, having taught his first school in Sequoyah County at Paw Paw in 1890 and has taught continually since then at different places in Ark, Texas and Oklahoma. He is now the postmaster at Gans in which position he is ably ably assisted by Miss Erdie Hasting, Hasting, and is also serving a fourth term as Principal of the Bethel Chapel school, three miles south of Gf ns and is assisted in this •position by Pros. W. W. Scott Mr. Shackelford has never held an elective county office and he nnv comes before the people of Sequoyah County asking their • support of his candidacy for the important position of Court Clerk upon the merit of a useful, clean and energetic life and a consist- ant advocate of Democratic principles. principles. Scqaoyah Count} FJr As>oci;i- lion Licet Officers Fair Location to Be Selected on March 4th The Sequoyah Connty Fair Association Association met in Sallisaw, February February 14 and perfected a permanent association. J. 0. Kimbrough of iVtarble City, as temporary chairman, chairman, called the meeting to order and J. Mi Gunter acted as secretary secretary to temporary organization. Motion to elect permanent officers was declared in order and R. F. Allen of Vian, was nominated nominated for president and elected by acclamation. J. H. Henderson, Henderson, farm demonstrator of Se quoyah was elected secretary, also by acclamation. The following following were elected to serve as a board of directors: Jesse Thompson, Thompson, J. M. Brockman, J. 0. Kimbrough, Kimbrough, Joe Alexander and G. W. Allen. This makes a strong organization, organization, composed as it is of men who are capable and willing workers and a creditable county fair is assured to Sequoyah county. After short discussions the meeting adjourned till March 4, at waieh time the location and date tor holding the fair will be decided by the association. It now appears that the movement movement for a fair in this county, under the provisions of the Free Fair Act of the last legislature, is well under way. All towns desiring desiring to compete for the location of the fair will have their representatives representatives here on Marcn 4th and the town offering the most attractive attractive inducements will be awarded the location. Vian is already in the race,for this honor, with a substantial sum guaranteed guaranteed to be used towards defraying defraying the' expenses of the same, and it is presumed that MuldroW and Sallisaw will get busy between between now and March 4th. m County School Notes The teachers responded loyally to the call to our County Association, Association, there being 96 present. AH of the most progressive districts were represented as well as Dwight Mission, one of the oldest and best schools in the state, The County Superintendent is in receipt of a number of letters from pupils in various sections of the county, which goes to show the great interest that our boys and airls are taking in the furtherance furtherance qf their training for life.. Not one of these letters will go unanswered. Owing to press of office work, the review of the various districts of the county cannot be included 4 in this week's paper. It will go forward, after this week. The latest disbursement of Indian Indian tuition money to the various dis ricts total $2,583.35. The full proceedings of the last meeting of the County Association will be included in next week's papers. Yours for better schools J. H, Dodson Bring in that Rock Island cotton and corn planter. We have new parts for it- Free. Sequoyah Mer. Co. a

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  1. The Democrat-American,
  2. 18 Feb 1916, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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