The Peoples Voice (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 5, Ed. 1 Friday, August 22, 1902 Page: 4 of 8
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The People's Voice.
ALLAN & KIXSE, Publishers.
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Entered at the postofttce, Norman, Oklaiio*
ma Territory, for transmission through the
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JOHN S. ALLAN Editor
PLATFORM OF THE ALLIED PEOPLES
We demand the adoption of the Initiative
and referendum, for through this open door
of majority rule we will secure the following
and other progressive legislation:
First—Public ownership of all public utili-
ties, as the people shall from time to time
Second—The land, including all natural re-
sources, the heritnge of the people, will not be
monopolized lor speculative purp otes,
alien ownership will be prohibited. All lands
now held by railroads and other corporations
in excess of their actual needs, or held by
aliens, will be reclaimed and held lor actual
Third—A money that is based upon the en
tire wealth of the people of the nation, and not
redeemable In any specific commodity, but to
be full legal tender for all debts, private and
public, to be Issued by the government only
ahd without the intervention of private lndlv
lduals or corporations sufficient in quantity to
meet the requirements of commerce.
Fourth—Just and natural taxation.
Fifth—The election of the President, Vice-
President and federal judges and Senators by
Sixth—The creation of a cabinet office of the
department of labor and equitable arbitration.
Seventh—The establishment or postal saving
Eighth—The adoption of such constitutional
amendments as may be necessasy to make the
Ninth—We reaffirm the principles of the
Omaha, St. Louis and Cincinnati platforms.
The democrats in Oklahoma are I toriai campaign this fall and an-'
somewhat dazed at the action taken j other campaign next summer. If'* &
by the anti-fusion populists at the the statehood bill passes next Dec- j^ *
El Reno convention. They had ember the reform forces in Oklaho- ! j
confidently expected that the con- ma will be in the field good and f
vention at El Reno would either strong when the campaign opens to! £
nominate a candidate or endorse
some candidate already noriinated.
The democrats may not have learn-
ed that Marion Butler, national
chairman of the fusion wing of the
Peoples Party and practically all of
the fusion leaders, now favor the
reformers taking up the matter of
their own house keeping and in
1904 a straight Peoples Party ticket
elect delegates to the constitutional
convention and also members of the
1st State Legislature and state
The removal of the tariff from
protected trust made goods, and the
public ownership and operation of
the trust machinery would be a
step in the right direction towards
will be in the field from President the solution of the trust problem
down to road overseers in every and the men who are malting a
state and territory in the union and great outcry against trusts could
in Oklahoma this year is a good ' better employ their time by sug-
time to let the democrats show their
strength (weakness) so that when
the campaign of 1904 comes along
and the eastern wing of the demo-
cratic party is in the saddle with
Hill, Gorman, or possibly Cleve-
land, as the democratic national
gesting and working for the applica-
tion of such remedies as the above.
The democratic newspaper press
in the counties where the negroes
are quite numerous, have much to
say about the "intelligent colored
, , _ .voter getting tired of being herded
standard bearer, the Peop es Party i-, u u L]. ,■ - .
. F ' like sheep by republican politicians."
in Oklahoma will be the natural -pl- , ,
1 I his same press has also much to
home of refuge for the democrats I u . .. ,.
. , . say about the "honest populist
in Oklahoma in 1904. The work of | vo(er „ In states where the "Intel-
"°.TnU'ng theLre °rm.,0rCeS 1 li)?ent colored" vote, or the "honest
carried on as | populist" vote is not necessary to
democratic success an honest popu-
Oklahoma can be
successfully without a candidate in
a measure, for the success or defeat
of the democratic candidate for
delegate to congress, and of course
this will have a tendency to make
the democratic voters in Oklahoma
feel more kindly towards the Popu-
list or an intelligent colored voter,
has never been discovered by the
[First published Au«f. 1, l#02. ]
In the Probate Court of Cleveliuul County,
, Territory of Okliihoma.
lists. For the Populists to have en- In the Matter of tilt) Estate of Mmlliii E.llmn-
1 son, deceased.
The democratic party is waging a
great sham battle against the Trusts.
So fierce are they waging this con
flict that Hill, Gorman, Cleveland
or some such democratic trust ex
terminator is likely to be the demo
cratic candidate in 1904. Take the
history of the democratic party as a
tariff annihilator and you have its
history as a Trust destroyer. It
looks very much as though the
great trusts and monopolies in the
country would be likely to support
the demociatic candidate iti 1904,
unless, President Roosevelt lets up
on his Anti-Trust legislation ideas
lie is trying to force upon congress
by the introduction of a bill he is
having prepared by a committee
with congressman Littlefield at its
head. Unless a party has a remedy
to offer for the Trust evil in this
country it should not receive a pas-
sing notice fronj the American vot-
er. The democratic party is as
thoroughly a trust party as the re-
publican party and this fact the
people of average intelligence
should grasp, by reason of the party
proposing no adequate remedy to
solve the trust problem. Is it not a
fact that for 20 years the demo-
cratic party begged the American
people for a chance to behead the
dorsed any of the candidates in the
field would have been equivalent
to the party making an attempt to
elect or defeat one or the other of
the old party candidates, and in so
doing would have incurred more or
less enmity. The Peoples Party men
didnot wish to do thisjbut rather pre-
ferred to pursue the policy of mak-
ing friends this year. The field in
Oklahoma is virtually left this year
to the republican and democratic
candidate for delegate to congress
and the election will definitely test
the strength of the two old parties
in Oklahoma. A t.^t of strength
we think is all that is necessary to
convince the democrats that if the
republicans are to be fired through
the transom in Oklahoma some
other party than the democratic
party will have to do the work.
On tiling and reading the petition of U. 1\
Ward a resident of Cleveland Count y, Terri-
tory of Oklahoma, setting forth that the said
Martha K. Hranson died intestateora orabout
the 22 day of September 1901, leaving^ estate to
be administered upon, and praying tti at letters
of administration of the estato of said «le-
ceased be Issued to A. McDaniel of Cleveland
county, Oklahoma Territory.
It is ordered ami adjudged that sniil petition
be heard by the said Probate Court on the ltfrn
day of August A. l> . 1003, Ht 10 o'cloclc, A. M.,
being one of the days ot the July 11)0*2. term of
said Court, at the probate court rooms In the
town ot Norman. O. T.
It is further ordered that due notice of said
hearing be given by publishing a copy of this
I order for three successive weeks [once in eacli
' week j prior to said hearing in the Fkoples
Voice a newspaper published 111 said county.
Given under my hand and peal of s *.id Court
this28th day ot July A. I) , 1902.
|sKALI C. L. Botskord: Probate Judge.
C. W. BKKWBR, Att'y. for Petitioner,
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FOR PUMPS AND WINDMILLS
Col. Bill Cross seems to be run-
ning well in the Indian Territory
which would indicate that he is not
running so well in Oklahoma.
* * *
Bird McGuire and Bill Cross
should make their campaign togeth-
er this fall. The farmers are very
busy in Oklahoma and will not
waste much time attending political
meetings and listening to old party
candidates "chew the rag."
* ♦ *
The county campaign will start
up about the first of September and
the candidates are all getting them-
selves in shape to make a two
"robber tariff" and when given the j
chance how ic did make the Tariff I ''le democrats have opened up
barons m 'k? If given a chance on territorial campaign and the
the Trust magnates we have no i democratic spell binders are exer-
doubt but they too would have to | c's' g 'heir talking apparatus.
cough up to the democratic bosses; j
but the fellows who pay the tariff! Thc democrats say "Bird Mc
and the trust dividends will only be jGuire is a weak sister" and the
called upon to dig down in their I "pi^iicans say, "Col. Bill Cross is
pockets a little deeper for the extra 1 a j°ke'" a,u1 ,he Populists agree
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Oklahoma will secure statehood in
the early days of next December
A fellow by the name of Scott
living in Webster county, Missouri
in a letter to the Missouri World
gives one of the best discriptions of j and that the delegate
the democratic party, as it exists at \ and the members of the legislature j
the present time, we have seen. He 1 elected next November will never
says: " I hat the democrats are [be called upon to serve the "dear
wandering about like a blind horse, ; people." I his had much to do with
nickering to every sound they hear." ! the action taken by the Peoples
TliTsns truly an admirable descrip- j Party convention held at El Reno. ~
ti on of the democratic party in ! The Peoples
Oklahoma. ! was not
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Allan, John S. The Peoples Voice (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 5, Ed. 1 Friday, August 22, 1902, newspaper, August 22, 1902; Norman, Oklahoma Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc117602/m1/4/: accessed November 18, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.