The Norman Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 88, Ed. 4 Sunday, July 23, 1922 Page: 2 of 4
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THE NORMAN TRANSCRIPT—NORMAN. OKLAHOMA
gaged in the high and exalted call
ing of preaching the gospel and
that of those who did w'gn, one
engaged in boy work, one is acting
u .justice of peni'e, one is a laborer
at the railroad round house, and two
11 f«*cen11 v moved to I'urcell,
they an-, I daresay, 11 t acquainted
v. itli -iinic of their near neinJi' ors.
"The circulars being sent out by
my opponent mistates the facts with
reference to the dockets in the dis-
• "r, Judge Swank, who is conceded
1 be one of the best judges who has
ever presided in this or any other
district in this state and I want to
resent this injustice to him. The
dockets are not behind two years,
but are in good shape and with a
jury available can be gotten up to
date within 'III days In every county
in the district.
"Justice is not delayed and no
such complaint has ever before been
''■card in this district. By my order
cases are assigned according to date
and are Iried in that manner unless
displaced for statutory reason. To
illustrate, one case went to trial at
ranis Valley in Julie that had not
Miss Northcutt Asks For Support
Only Upon Her Past Achieve-
ments As Superintendent
A \ isit at least twice
DOCKETS ARE CLEAN
SAYS JUDGE EAGLET0N
Issues Statement Answering Charpes
Made By Opponent: Filling
Swank's Term Now
Denying as untrue the charges of
his opponent that the district court.
docket is two years behind. Judge
\\. I . Kagleton, district i;:dge, de-
clared Saturday that they are in
"good shape and with a jury avai'-
a'lle can he gotten up to dalj within
90 days in every county In the dis-
Hagleton's statement follov
"The literature now being broad-
casted over the district by my op
poncnt, from his Pauls Valley he-.<J-
quarters, contains mis-information
and criticisms which are unfair and
for fear that same may mislead the
uninformed, I write this letter.
'As to my fitness to fill the posi- !
tion of District Juds;e my record j
speaks for itself and same has not
been brought in question. I am run- ' "
ning on the record 1 have made and! ',an^ Carter, state auditor, and
my standing as a man. and not' up- 1 candidate for re-election,
on any demerits my opponent may i , * onc on himself:
have. I have never made any | s;,t (,oun °]1 the train near Hu-
cViPgcs against the honor or tnor- ' ,l,M' a fr:,vc',ntf Salesman started
alS-y •'!* my opponent nor have I j !'? ,a., P°,,ticB- He informed me
sanctioned, /authorized *or approved ."lc l)lmch ° t at the
any such chitrgcs which may have j I".,"s,e ,K ''".^ed.'
been made by cithers. It there is a Jthere, wasn't even
skeleton in the closet, let it rema n jman in all the official
In this connection, however, I have : ''"1A'
never thought it advisable to have!;, , a slnfri1' one-' he emphatical-
n:y Iwiie. /.i:y /lau^litf(r-in-'law')ind i ..Vr^ ,irt'"
other relatives and friends to go j ,, a,'°"t ",i!
H |'he state auditor
— year to
I«n years behind, and is each of the 79 schools within the
•rit.e.sin of my predcecs- ;,Unty, has been the record of Mitt
• laud Northcutt, county superinten-
dent and democratic candidate for
One hundred and fifty teacheis
are under Miss Northcutt's super-
vision. She has been making an «-
lort to secure only experienced
teachers, she declared today, and II
has been successful in that 75 per |
cent are teachers of former exper- j
Miss Xorthcutt was appointed J
superintendent upon the resignation
ot W. R. ( lark, in February 1921. |
She was appointed to serve until
I, ,, A wu> «]i|iointeci 10 serve until
iin filed to exceed sixty days, ask July, and was elected to serve for a
MP lihltifnn \fr r>. ** i a ....
•Mr Blanton, Mr. Pyeatt or Mr.
Butts. Many cases were disposed
f in June that bad not been filed to
exceed six months. Ask Bowling ft-
rarmer, Wiillaee S: Field, Messrs.
Carr, Thompson, Barrett, William-
son and Morris.
I he other criticisms offered arc
so frivilous and contemptible as not
to require answer.
"1 am serving out the unexpired
term of Judge Swank, and am ask- i home
ing your vote in the August Primary
upon the record I have made.
W. L. EAGLETON
Tells Carter What
He Thinks About
trom person to person and from
house to house appealing for an ap-
proval for my candidacy or to vouch
for my integrity and honor. It is
my observation that but few have
the heart to refuse to sign such a
paper when presented by the proper
person, with the proper appeal, and
that a large per cent of those who
sign do so with mental reservation
to act and vote as they please w hen
the proper time arrives. The com
memlation of the "Ministers" a.- set
forth in my opponents circulars may
be somewhat misleading unless it is
known, that all the ministers of
Purcell and vicinity did not J n and
only two or three of those wh<> did
sign are at this time actively en
"He's the crookedest onc of the
whole bunch,' the salesman replied.
And I got off without telling him
who 1 was!'
complete term, which docs not
i'ire until July, 192.1. Prior to that
time Miss Northcutt had been prin-1
elpal at lexington.
She was born in Alabama, and is
years of age. She has li.cd in
Cleveland county 24 years, and at- j
'ended the county schools and grad-
uated from Lexington high school.
She taught seven years, three years I
Noble, one year in the Masonic ;
Darlington, and one year !
| nt Delaware. Oklahoma. She also
taught one year in the Lexington
school, as principal, and was prin-
cipal of the Delaware high school, i
I She linished the course at the Cen-
tral State Normal, Edmond, and
; iiolds a life certificate in this state. '
And she does not seek the olfice i
''ecatise she is a woman.
I timing to her announcement in
her first campaign, we find she said:
"I ask and desire the strict'st in-
vestigation into my character, stand-
ing, and qualifications, and i!, after
you have made such investigation,
you shall decide to honor me with
your support and influence, I will
sincerely appreciate it. Kindly lay
aside the fact that I am a woman
and judge tile by the standards by !
which you would judge any other
aspirant for this office.
"1 do not ask anyone to support
me because of sympathy or because
of the fact that I am a woman, I
come to you with the plain business
proposition that I am qualified for j
the position and have the interests
of our schools at heart."
f O r
I am an 8'>-cr, from the
State of Missouri, and a can-
didate for the nomination for
sheriff of Cleveland county.
In 1'>03-4, j served a term
as sheriff of this county, and
have also served two terms
as deputy sheriff.
I invite examination of
my record and private life.
]f anyone ever criticised me,
for non-performance of duty,
1 do not know it.
f am a prohibitionist in
principle and policy; and, if
nominated and elected, I
shall strive to enforce the
Volstead act, the eighteenth
amendment and all other
laws applicable to our coun-
ty. And 1 shall j^i\e all of
my time to the duties of my
office, and make it my ex-
I shall appreciate your
vote and support.
L. P. (Bud) Barker
DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR
A sell made man.
Born in (_ leveland County.
Educated in the Oklahoma schools.
Seven years as teacher in the rural
A married man with a family.
A man that will not he partial with anv
school or teacher.
1-et liis past record show for itself and
\ oui conscience he vour guide.
W ill run the office without a deputy.
R. H. WILSON
THE NEXT GOVERNOR
clc^r - wit, con.oet a
tllre ' ^ ^ £
ino- !-lmilht,al,t,CS '7C 1,10 out.standin& reasons why R. H. Wilson is today the lead-
Who know these twl^3 " "d ^ ,l,ra,sl' ",c efforts of <'*=
a c pi Olid of the great work he has accomplished in Oklahoma
I he aho\ e standards are not easily met.
But a Governor ought to closely approach them.
the state should serve farmers
dai:, 1:1; & "■Wi,son ' ■
commutes °f 1H"'''C S"ViCe 1,C ,WS provcn 1,is P«=P ><= of rural
political bank is opposing him. tvuy
MaJkeMW,!? '"'1 ",n'lidat<;,to l>la« in Ills platform a declaration in favor of a
Market Bn.ean and aid to and support of a Co-operative far,,, .narketing o^gani-
convenience ' bounties, thereby meeting a much desired
use every possible -resource -iviilablp t, V , ' inUc*c- and in fact
suits of the Boll W eevil and theV.r'een Bug ravages"',! SaTe" dt'StrUCtivc re"
SCh""k ' "-.r known and
and encourage aid for then, in the future in even- poisible""',Lm ' conf"".lousl>' Il?ljl
economy, convenience and justice to them. 1 mannei consistent with
He has no entanglement in anv mannpr tint ™-;ii 1 •
pledges to the very limit. „ *. c 1111 carr.ving out these
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The Norman Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 88, Ed. 4 Sunday, July 23, 1922, newspaper, July 23, 1922; Norman, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc114618/m1/2/: accessed February 25, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.