The Billings News. (Billings, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, June 21, 1912 Page: 1 of 4
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The billings news.
Billings, Noble County, Oklahoma,. Friday, June 21, 1912
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558 to 502 for McGovern, with four
scattering votes and four not voting.
When Senator Hoot began his
HERE TO EELEBRATE
The Fourth of July committee has arranged a program to entertain Watson moved the usual procedure
the crowds that will be here second to none ever pulled off. In fact, it of the appointment of committees;
is more complete than any program ever arranged for this occasion. Ev- Governor Hadley presented a resolu-
ery hour of the day will be taken up with amusements that are enter- tion for the substitution of 92 dele-
taining from the first ball game at 9 a. in. till after the horse races, which gates from the Roosevelt list and
take place following the evening ball game. At night you will have the whole matter went over as “un-
your choice of being entertained with a band concert, the biggest display finished business” to: Wednesday's
by far of fireworks ever seen here or moving picture show. session.
Every amusement will be free that day except the ball games and The convention adjourned at 7:45
moving picture shows. p. m.
The Roosevelt forces met their
second defeat Wednesday in a ses-
sion which had for its outstanding
feature a remarkable demonstration
of nearly an hour's duration in hon-
or of Governor Hadley of Missouri.
All of the Roosevelt delegates joined
in this demonstration while some of
the Taft states lent a voice. The
ovation to the Missouri executive
Free-for-all Foot Race, 100 yds., prize $2.001as^^oslitblJ^^
1.00'runner of a boom for Hadley tor
9:00 a. m.
Ball Game—Billings vs. Owens, admission
Oration by Capt. Mounts of Tonkawa.
Fourth of July Address by Senator Robt.
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Residence Phone 4Q
1:00 p. ill.
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Old Man’s Race, 00 yrs. old or over
100 yards, prize
Slow Race for Boys, 1st prize $1.00,
second prize, - - -
Boys Race, 100 yards, under 10 years,
Boys Pie Race for 8 boys
Baby Show under 1 year
Couple that have been married longest
Largest Family present
Hadley led the fight on the con-
2.00 vention door to oust 92 contested
Taft delegates and to seat 92 Roose-
velt men in their places. The eon-
,50 vention finally refused to entertain
the motion by a vote of 564 to 510.
1.00 This transferred the fight to the
committee on credentials, appointed
1.00 just before the convention adjourn-
ed until Thursday noon.
Claude Macy who stated when he
left for the big republican conven-
tion at Chicago that he would keep
our people posted on the proceed-
ings has sent the following tele-
Chicago, Ills., June 17.
Sentiment prevails that Roosevelt
votes. It does not look flattering
for Teddy. The greatest excitement
Chicago, Ills., June 19.
Convention stampeding to Roose-
velt and Hadley.
Chicago, Ills., June 19.
Hadley’s motion to eliminate 92
votes failed on same majority that
party will name temporary chair-
man and also be nominated. We they did on chairman, which looks
have our tickets and will not have ] bad for Teddy. The people are for
Teddy but the delegates are not.
Chicago, Ills., June 20.
credentials committee after'the ad- The combined vote of Roosevelt, j Two conventions today. Just at-
9 journment of the convention forces, p»Follette and Cummings delegates tended Roosevelt meeting. Great
elected Thomas Devine of Colorado lost on temporary chairman by 56 convention-1 a. m.
00 Chicago, June 19 -in a test of t0 look at the pictures
strength at the organization, the] Chicago, Ills., June 18.
RURAL ROUTE NO 3.
A good general rain Monday.
This is fine weather for harvest.
Oats is looking better since the
Henry Ensmiuger is keeping bach-
elor's hall on his father’s farm four
miles west of town.
M. L. Tyhurst is plastering and
building the chimneys at the A. L.
Baird new farm residence.
G. A. Skinner and Otto Hobble-
man were the first to commence
cutting wheat, Mr. Hobbleman fin-
ishing Wednesday evening.
Tug-of- War, Owens vs Billings, Box of Cigars chairman over the Roosevelt candi-
date, W. T. Lauder of North Dakota,
Ball Game—Billings vs. Ellid, admission .25 by a vote'of 30 to 18, four members'
: being absent or not voting.
Immediately after the election of
Mr. Devine a recess was taken until
9:30 o'clock tonight.
, Chicago, June 20. (1 a. m.) Two
republican conventions, two presi-1
dential tickets in the field is now
the only possible outcome of the
war of the factions here.
This crisis came in the meeting
of the credentials committee to-
night, when former Senator Hemen-
way of Indiana proposed and the
i Taft majority adopted a rule limit-
ing the consideration of district con-
tests to 5 minutes and state con-
tests to 10 minutes. The Roosevelt
] members of the committee insisted
on a full consideration of all these
CONVENTION j hTs'Tultog »nT»p]iM all™
twenty minutes to each side to pre- . 1J ,,7^ ‘
_ I sent arguments. These arguments ™ tee walked out leaving the 32
. 'were presented by Governor Hadley laft men tn undisputed control.
Taft Forces Win First Skirmish and ex-Governor Fort of New Jersey , rhe P>atfonnp con ni tteH
! on the Roosevelt side and Rep. Se- ^rmer Vicea Presldeut . pa.rbanks
reno Payne of New York and ex
Rep. James Watson of Indiana in
Free-for-all Horse Race, ’round track,
tirst prize $0, second $4.
Free-for-all Pony Race, prize
“ “ “ Barrel Race on Horses
Relay Race, 8 horses, 4 riders
Slow Mule Race - -
RPPilRI IPAN the selection of a presiding officer,
nti u OLiunn____________ He said he had no desire to be arbi-
in the Big Convention by
Election of Root as Tem-
chairman, and in a session lasting
until 12:30 agreed upon the main
behalf1 of the TafRorces.'After'the fea‘ure8 of the Pluf ™ ™s corn-
arguments were finished, Chairman 33 Taft 10 21
Rosewater renewed his ruling that Roosevelt supporters.
502 nothing was in order but nomina-r Accordjng t0 lhe latest informa.
tions for temporary chairman. He
tion received by wire
When the republican convention then presented the national commit- before wc wcul lu
was called to order by Chairman tee's recommendation for Senator ™ven25 on convening
Victor Rosewater at high noon, Root for -temporary chairman and J[ tW(!,ve 0"1(K.k elltertained a mo.
Tuesday, in Chicago'^ bigcohseuin, askedfor ti„n to adjourn until four o'clock
when Roosevelt would address the
! McGovern of Wisconsin. The con-
Immediately after the invocation vention was in a constant uproar all
Governor Hadley of Missouri was on during the several seconding speech- n nf- rR41N
his feet objecting to the pcrsonel of es of both the nominees and it was 1 LO 1 ur unMm
lhe convention itself. This led to a 3:30 before the roll call commenced. A. Foster, factory expert and M
long and intricate parliamentary ar- The name of every individual dele- L. Barnes, salesman, for the Case
gument gate was called and it consumed Co, tested out a new Case separator 1
The chairman’s ruling upon,Mr. three hours. The Roosevelt men de- sold to L. Semke, using the engine
Hadley's objection was, that until mantled the omission of the name of Sam Blanck, when they threshed
the national committee had present- of every one of the delegates object- a hayrack of wheat from the crop
ed the temporary roll, made tip front ed to on the ground that he had of D. L. Arney here yesterday. The
the individual states and districts, been improperly seated by the na- load threshed out 171 bushels and
and its judgment upon contests, tional committee as set forth in the it is estimated from this test that
ihere was no convention; the gath- side-tracked motion of Governor Mr. Arney’s crop will average 25
erim* was a mere mass meeting; Hadley. When the roll call was bushels. It was a fine, plump berry
could do nothing until a preliminary finished and the tumult subsided and was bought by the Enid Mill at
organization had been affected by root was found to have a vote of 85 cents per bushel.
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The Billings News. (Billings, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, June 21, 1912, newspaper, June 21, 1912; Billings, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1173474/m1/1/: accessed March 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.