The Oklahoma Farmer and Laborer (Sapulpa, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, August 9, 1912 Page: 1 of 4
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•Organization Is J5he Spirit of Sfte Age"
.AIloMA. FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 1912.
VOL 4 NO 1
I'Kli YKAH !?';00
COWHERD HAS 8.000 }()
All Returns in Excepting Sixteen
Counties on Contest For Gov-
CULlllIt OHJHt [..I RltOStVtlT \
Outlines the Policy He Will
Special to Democrat.
St. Louis, Aug. 8—Complete returns Pursue if Chosen Executive
from all but sixteen counties Kivo
Cowherd eight thousand majority ot the >1111011
Major can hardly overrule tihis plur _
ality if he carries all the remaining |
°°untl<;3' i,ijl THE HIGH COST. Of LIVING
Immense Crowd Gathers at
the Summer Home of
EIGHT GOVERNORS THERE
Democratic Nominee For Vice-
President at Scene of Im-
.Aea (iirt, N. J., Aug. 8.—Slowly and
with measured emphasis, Governor
Woodrow Wilson Wednesday unfold-
ed the fabric of his political beliefs
In a speech formally aceopting the
democratic nomination^to the presi-
dency. Establishing tirst what lie
termad his 'faith" he Invoked "the
rule of right and justice" to politics, j comes out unequivocally for woman
JANE WANTS TO VOTE
And Therefore She Will Work
For Roosevelt For the Presi-
Special to Democrat.
Chicago, Aug. 8—Jane Adams gave
her reasons for supporting the pro-
gressives, saying the platform con-
tains many planks and advocates
many reforms sho has been working
for for a year and also the party
Two Steamers Collide and One |
Sinks, But All People Were
Special to Democrat.
Marquette, Mich. Aug. 8.—The
steamers Gayly and Renosielaer, col-
lided forty miles out early this morn
ing. The Gayly sank and Rennsse-
laer reached port with four feet ot
water in her hold
and crew of the
off. boss three hundred thousand
IS MADE THEIR
IN ONE WAV TO COAST
Is Laid to the Tariff as to
the Rapid Growth of
the Ticket of the Baker the Only Man Claimed
New Party Called the
as Nominated liy Ot in)-
erat is 1 'el'eati d
Virginia Court House Mur-
derers Are Traced to the
,,r"*=N0T A ROLL CALL HAD THE VOTE TOR SHERIFF DETECTIVES ON HIE TRAIL
Convention Closed With the j c_ a. Vaughn and S. J. Woof-! Were Only Two Days Behind
proceeding in succession to show its
application to tariff, the anti-tariff
question, the restoration of the mer-
chant marine, the development of
waterways, the conservation of nat-
ural resources, banking reforms and
It was a motley throng that gath-
ered at the summer capital of New
Jersey. Officially there was a noti-
fication committee of 52, representing
every state and territory, and with
them came eight of the democratic
governors. Spread over the green j Big Meeting Called by the Pre
that stretches away from the gover-
nor's cottage to the ocean, however,
was a mixed gathering of several
College professors and instructors
there were from Pinceton and else-
ident to Meet at Holdenville
September 5 and 6.
Social to Democrat.
Washington, Aug. 8.—Alarming
news of a widespread revolt in Santo
Domingo have been received at the
state department. It is reported that
Dajabon on the frontier between
Hayti and Santo Domingo was captur
ed by the rebels after a fourteen hour
battle, the rebels losing three hun-
dred soldiers in the attack.
Special to iDemocrat.
Sea Girt, Aug. 7. Declaring
the country has readied a critical
point in its political and moral de-
lopment, vjovernor WooUrow Wil-
son in a speech today accepting the
democratic nomination Tor president,
outlined the policies he would pursue
in correcting existing evils If he is ^
chosen as the nation's chief executive j Tulsa was foiled in elaborate plans
at the fall elections.
Planned to Escape Jail.
Guy McKinzie, chief of the three
Reauter murder suspects in jail in
to escape, it was found Tuesday. He
Doxology and With an Era
of Good Will
ter the State Committeeman
General Election Dope
An immediate downward revision of; had tried to saw the bat
the tariff amendments to the Sher- had made a key tka wouid open ])is
,a„ anti-trust law and more adequate cell, wherein was hidden a piece ot
legislation, both civil and criminal! sa* pipe and a sling. He had two
looking to the control of monopolies; j models of keys made of wood. His
legislation to prevent the interlock-1 scheme was discovered through the
Chicago, Aug. 8.—Singing
ward Christian Soldiers," and
"Battle Hymn of the Republic,
delegates to the l!r t national con-
vention ot ine new progressive party
last night ucelaimed Colonel Root'-
veil of New York as their candidate
for president and Governor Hdram j
VV. Johnson of California as their
choice for vice president.
Marking a new departure in the
proceedings of national conventions,
the two candidates were immediately
informally notified of -their nomina-
tion, and in the midst of deafening
pea red before the delegate
The successful candidate® at the
primaries in Creek county on the
democratic ticket were
Judge—W. L. Cheatham.
Attorney—C. B. Ilockwood.
Shet iff—Henry Clay King.
Clerk District Coilrt— Lester Chii-
ing of direct rates of big corporations
i breaking of a tiny piece of metal
that tends to place the finances of j
i the country under the control of a
from the key he made for the cell.
Outside confederates are suspected
men; legislation that will safe- j Killing of the jailor appeared to be
a part of his plans. The trials of
Register of I R>ods- H. C. Hughes.
Treasurer—A, B. Sunders.
County Clerk—Abner Bruce.
Superintendent—E. P. Baldwin.
at Salt Lake and One Day
Seattle, Wash., Aug. 7.—Sidna Al-
len and Wesley Kdwards, ringleaders
of the murderous Allen gang of Vir-
ginia, have been traced to this city,
occording to a statement made by
i'nlted States Marshal R. H. Jacoby
Federal officers and the police have
definitely determined (hat Allen has
l>eon in Seattle proper within the last
week, and within the neighborhood
for two weeks.
The Secret service men have l>een
Ion the lookout for two weeks. Allen
Kdwards were traced to Salt
State Committeeman—C. A. Vaughn t>al(e f.|ty_ ,|,ut they cleared that city
Weigher—T. S. Cundy.
just ahead of government officers. A1
President \V. E. Brown, of the Mid
, , . , . : . , . . tii resuuri.es. ueivi
where; clergymen/ marching clubs, f:0nt nent Highway association has
• L , , * <• ,i r I , „ . i i ,,!chant marine and our waterways;
with brass bands, summer folk from issued a call for a meeting to be held i ..
^ . - , , , 'presidential primaries and the direct
seaside points, women and children,1 ut Holdenville £ept. 5th and 6th. I' i
guard the lives and improve the phy
sical and moral conditions ot the the live persons charged
working people; a close inspection of C' T' Reutor are set I?r
the political life of the people of the September.
Philippines; the adaptation of our j —
banking and currency lawa to the I
varied uses to which our people must
put them; conservation of our natur ;
al resources; development of our met
. ., , . . 1V . - , , . • , , I e ectirn of United States senators,
automobile loads of the curious from is proposed to take a large de.ega- i .
. i , ., , r. Were some of V c important reconi-1
New York, Philadelphia and inter- tlon from here. President Brown] , i
1 mendations wmcb the governor advo |
MAY BE BIG
cheer . ..
to voice their acceptance, and to Commissioners—D. J. Nichols, An; jon js known to have been in Bal-
pledge their best eiirts to the com- n,e gtrella, Opp lloberts. j l ird, a suburb of Seattle, within the
ing campaign. The successful nominees on the re-1 jaR^ ^w0 (jay
For several hours during the arter- 1)ubiloan ticket were j At that time he was secreted at the
noon and early evening the big judge—Warren H. Tlrown. | |,omo Qf a relative, but was seen and
throng in the Coliseum had listened , Attorney—V.. S Docktir. j recognized n'en whose names W.
to a How of oratory in nominating j sheriff—Joe Denton, Id Bryan, special agent of the de-
aml seconding shpeeches, in which | District Court Clerk—-W. R. Casteel. I artment of jUstice refuses to dl-
the, dominant note expressed the l>e-| Register 0f Deeds—H. H. Adams. [ vuige
County Clerk—Frank Peters,
Superintendent- Jesse liurgess.
Surveyor—'M E. Hi tick ley.
Assessor—H. H. Davis.
State Committeeman—J. S. Woof-
mediate towns and hamlets, and the ] predicts that great enthusiasm will
usual stream of venders. I prevail at the Holdenville meeting
A string of autos fringed the crowd
which closed in tightly on the spa
eious lawns of the governor's cottage
On the veranda was grouped the no-
Senator-elect Ollie James of Ken-
No relcrence was made to the bat Twenty.Eight Dead Bodies Re-
tleship program, nor the initiative
Governor Wilson holds the present
high tariff responsible for the high
cost of living and the rapid gTowth
of monopolies, and denounced the
Payne-Aldrlch tariff act ''as the most
conspicious examples ever afforded
and a widespread interest will be
aroused all along the proposed road
from Caney, Kansas to Denison, Tex.
'Let Creek county and (Sapulpa be
in the vanguard of the movement,"
said Mr. Brown this morning. 'We
tucky officially infgrmed Governor | stand for everything progressive and
Wilson of the, action of the Baltimore j why not the good roads movement
convention, in a speech that was fre- Sapulpans captured the prize at Tulsa
quently interupted by applause. On ! recently when good roads were pro-j,u ° tH S,H(1,1 ,nols aIH Gerthe in which G50 miners were at three days' session there was not
the left of Mr. James was Governor j posed and I expect to'see great em-1 lstl( a( NantaKea ,( 1 tie , work Qne iiundred and thirty have
. ,, 41 ., . , • . , leaders of the republican party have
Marshall, the vice presidential nomi- thusiasm when we meet again at
nee, and on the right Governor W:il-' Holdenville.
son. Governors Dix of New York. | "The citizens of that enterprising
Foss of Massachusetts, Baldwin ofIcity will provide excellent entertain-
Connecticut, Donaghey of Arkansas.; ment for visitors, and our citizens
Plaisted1 of Maine, O'Neal of Alabama j should turn out in large force.'
and Mann of Virginia sat near him.
"•With solemn attention the crowd' „ , ■ i
Baptist Ladies Working
covered—Over 000 at Work
in the Mine
Special to Democrat.
Berlin," Aug. 8.—An explosion
lief that victory would come to the
new party in November elections Hay I
mond Robbins ot Illinois pledged a
100,000 majority for the national tick
et in Illinois and Clifford Pinchot pre-
dicted a 300,000 majority for Roose-
velt and Johnson in his home state
j of Pennsylvania. Their statements
I were cheered to the echo.
I The party formally christened it-
self 'the Progressive Party" leaving
out the prefix "national," by which
it has heretofore been known, bu'
provision was made for the recogni-
tion of 'real" progressives in any of
the states by whatever name they
fire damp occurred in a mine at, Doxology in a lusty voice. During the
Counting is Slow.
The county election board received
all of the 44 boxes last evening ex-
cepting the one from precinct throe
of Mounds. This is the Pickett Prair
ie box. The local board this morning
sent Sheriff Berry to bring in the in-
should be locally designated because , sector. The entire county and ! jr]foe and Morton, and there were
of state laws. > ship nominee canvass was completed foun(j several families who had come
The convention adjourned at i. 24 , noon today and wo k \vu.. com-1 from Allen's home in Virginia. Among
p. m., with the delegates singing the menced on the state ticket. The 8,11 i f hom were ''Devil Anse" Hatfield, as
His hand had not yet 'healed from
the gun shot wound he received dur-
ing the filings HiUsville, in
Marshal John Anderson, at Salt
L#ake, passed on word that Allen and
Edwards were bound for the ranch of
a man named Hatfield in or near
Everett, Washington. This iip result,
ed in a serious delay on the part of
the government officers, for when Hat
field was located In Snohomish Coun
ty, which was combed by posses, Al-
len and Edwards had come on to
Seattle. Hatfield was finally located
in the Big Bottom country between
been brought to the surface, 28 of
so often siiown themselves willing to wh„m wepe dead or dlcd EOOn afl<;r
reaching the surface. It is feared
the death list will be heavy, although
the chambers are far apart and many
listened to Governor Wilson's speech
Though frequently a satrical remark,
brought laughter, Governor Wilson's
expression of his political doctrine
was received with marked attention.
The governor plainly felt 111 at ease
at the 'beginning of his speech. He
would have liked to discards the print-
er manuscripts from which he read
an< ,ioke, as has been his wont, ex-
0 As it was, the governor Interpoiat
ed in episriUm here and there which
drew laughter and applause.
'The tauff w;i- ov a '"w- • I
now it is a dam," the governor read,
but catching the'puzzled look of his
auditors, added with a laugh, "You
can** spell it either way."
♦lis audience BqMncri particularly
pleased with his declaration that the
question of governing was largely one
of good faith and morals and that in
the market of life where the prices
climb higher than earnings, those
who buy "are not even represented
Governor Wilson added to his
speerh a pointed reference to prose-
cutions "under thet federal anti-trim
'♦The means and methods," he said,
♦'by which trusts have established
monojtolies have now become known
It will be- necessary to supplement
the present laws with such laws,
both clva! and criminal, aa will effec
extend to those to whom they looked
for campaign contributions." He de-
clared himself in favor of an immedi-
ate revision and said, "it should be ■ havfl gQne ,nto extrerae
downward, unhesitatingly and steadi-
ly downward." In order not to dis-
interests of the
single roll call nor a ballot taken.
The delegates asked no such formali-
ties, either in placing their candidates
in nomination or in voting for them.
There was not a voice of opposition
to either Colonel Roosevelt or Gov-
turb the business
The Baptist Ladies have secui-ed
the exclusive privilege of selling cold
drinks at the coming festival, or
celebration, to be held under the aus-
pices of the commercial cluib and la-
dies auxiliary, Aug. 23-24.
de-iring concisions and < x
elusive privileges during the two days j dustries, were the product of a very
celebration should call on or address j sophisticated age when men kne^
country however, he advised proceed [ ( on.pauies, las-.ranee cr n panies, m*r
ing with caution and prudence, "like ..facturing con.ori'. i >r s mininng cor
men who know what they are about porations, power and developmen1
and not like those in love with a I companies, bound U -ether by the
theory." 'fact that their f,wr. iphlp of the r
He declared that the trusts, instead ! 01 k an^ ■ '• Lvf*rs then
ofobelonging to a period of infant in-
reces-:es. ((.rnor Johnson. The delay in noml-
Rej-cue parties arc* hard at work. | natlng them was due to the large
v.— unnber of seconding speeches allow-
As had always been the case in n
pri-e from the country and the only. he Ja known
change from that given out by the j j3 beueve(j the fugitives are try-
Democrat of Wednesday was in thejjn^ oithe r to get north to Alaska or
second commissioner district where, SOuth to Mexico. Seattle is being
A mil Strella depeated W. O. Bakei thoroughly scoured, and as both men
for a renominat<ion. I*or a while it are (jrePg1e(| lalwrers, the hun-
was rumored there was a tie in that. ,|rC(j8 0f p^eap lodging house«s below
llitrlct but when tifee official i< t u t ti - t ii< (1<>:i<i line are being glvn semtl*
were canvassed Strella was found to <
be the winner. |
Sheriff's Race. .
The contest between Holmes David Congressman Davenport seems to
son and Henry Clay King for th<' read his title clear.
tional political conventions,^the bulk democratic nomination for sheriff was
the closest contest. The result, ex- j followg.
jf the work of the progressive gath
ering was carried on in the commit-
tees. The only semblance of a con-
the commercial club.
gree the modesty of our courts in hftd apparently 'proved ineffectual, I free fidm personalities but toward
and while he did not li id anvore r< j the eud he made a v« iled fhru.-t at
sponsible, he declared that it will be Colonel Roosevelt and the present
tually punish and prevent those meth
ods, adding such other laws as may
be necessary to provide suitable and
< yrpiitable judicial i «•« - <■ . wh'" 'icr
civil or criminal, to disclose them and
follow flu m to final v< • iM<,t and jud
ment, thus overcoming in srf>me de
After the speech the governor
shook hands with more tli&n 6,000
Governor Marshall v^ill go Into
Mjfine on a speaking tour in the la-t
week of August just before the gu-
bernatorial elections there. Governor
Wilson will speak in Maine until
after the September state elections.
Governor Wilson today went to
New York, where he will have hla
portrait drawn by Seymour Thomas,
The portrait will be used to make
reproductions for campaign purposes
and will constitute Mr. Thomas' con-
tribution to the campajgn fund.
what they wanted and knew how to
get it by the favor of the government
• It is another chapter," he said, "In
the natural •history of power and gov
erning classes. The next chapter
will#set us fre^ again. It will he a
, ,. , flict of opinion on the floor was a
boa. ds of directors s;e controlled and . ' , , ,
hrief debate as to whether an hours
determined oy * lucratively small! o
• , , , , . „ „ ® . recess should be taken. The point
and cl. sely in cr « ..iied groups of
pe / -on who. by nformai '~ot
federacy, ma^ con :"l, if they plea •<
: -.(1 when th<**> \ ' ili c flit •nid
enterpn-e He <i iikd at the exist-
or?e o." a "ncnoy l**u. and v i.lle
he admitted f-uch a 'i ng might not
hapter of readjustment, not of pain J exist, he advoc ted '• islation to pre
and rough disturbance."
The present "anti-trust law, h£ said I The governor's speech was entirely
necessary to supplement the present (conditions in the republican party
law with such laws both civil and | when lie said:
criminal, as will effectually punish
and prevent the methods by which
trustb have, estab ished monopoly ,
addlnng such other laws as may be
necessary to provide suitable and ade
quate judicial processes whether civ-
il or criminal, to disclose them and
follow th^ni to a final verdict .and
The problerp, however, that he con-
siders greater than the trusts la
what he termed the ''vast con fed • r-
at 1#t'> of la u\ ru iwayi, express
, i.;,t:i,g the missing box is as follow*: j ^ ^
(Davidson King, r" '
, A. EJ. Pi tz
1 .4 0 1ft?
I was not material but as one delegate
expressed it, ''We just nad to fight
•i bout :ii< ti it: 4- to m i i.e it .i r< ' il-
There was sharp discussion, how- j Kelleyville
v<r, iii several committ M) nu < ings j Shannon ...
and n6 little difficulty in agreeing up- fjristow ....
on the platform. Colonel Roosevelt Euchee
"A presidential campaign may ea-i
ly degenerate Into a mere personal
contest and so lose its real dignity
and significance. There is no indis-
pensable man. Tho government will
not collapse and go to pieces if any
one of the gentlemen wiho are seek-
ing to l e entrusted with its guidance
should lie left at home. Men are but
instruments. We are as Important
as the cause we represent and in or-
der to be important must really rep-
resent a cause."
worked with the sub-committee in
charge of the platform until late this
afternoon, going over its work and
vigorously helping to mofild the d^aft
which at last proved acceptable to
The platform did not take up the
negro question. In this connection
one of the Interesting seconding
speeches of the day was that of F. R.
Gleed of New York, a negro. Gleed
declared negroes had faith in tho
new party; faith that it would do all
In its power to right the wrongs of
"We stand by the platform," he
said. ' We stand by Colonel Roose-
velt's letter; we stand by his speech
Continued on Page 4
Republican Sheriff. •
The contest for ti^js position was
the most exciting of any race, tfhere
being five candidates the vote
brought out was large. The result of
this race was as follows;
The contest for constable on the
democratic ticket in Sapulpa was hs
C. C. Rupert
On the republican side the
for this office was as follows:
Hlllle Atkinson 85
Robert Dlehl 40
Fr^nk Gilbert 71
Iluck Moore 55
O. n. Mondicr 100
N'uah Frank 122
Justice of the Peace
Justice Dye had no opposition on
the democratic ballot while three per-
sons contested for the honors on the
republican ticket. The rote was as
\V. E Root 291
•'Had" Ryan 122
S. H. Zoller j. 167
The State Ticket.
The canvass of the returns on the
sit ate ticket will not he completed be.
fore night. Davenport carried the
county for conprcss on the democrat-
ic ticket and Flynn on the republican
ticket. For congressmen-at-large,
Murray, Branson and Thompson cur-
ried Creek county. The figures on
the various contests will bn
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