July 31-1944

                                      Jake Downs

          Jake Downs,76,years old,Wyandotte Okla.,farmer,died at
the Picher hospital,at 10 o'clock today.
           Injuries reciced on July 24 in a team accident near his home
proved fatal,it was reported.
           Survivors include three sons,Claud and Haskell Downs,of
Picher Okla.and Roy Downs of Cushing Okla.,and two daughters,
Mrs. Dollie Latimer of Picher Okla.,and Mrs.Maude Hawkins of
Fairfax Okla.
            Funeral arrangments will be announed by the Durnil Funeral


                              Jake Downs Rites

       Funeral services for Jake Downs,76 years old,Wyanotte Okla,
farmer,died at the Picher hospital at 10:15 a.m.,Monday,will be held at
11 o'clock Weduesday moning at the Durnil chaple in Picher with the
Rev. Davis pastor of the Assembly of God church,Burial will be in the
G.A.R.cemetery,Miami Okla.