The Norman Democrat-Topic (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 50, Ed. 1 Friday, March 15, 1912 Page: 2 of 4
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THE NORMAN DEMOCRAT-TOPIC, NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 1912.
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For Congress—We are authorized
to announce Judge J. W. Mansell of
Hobart as a candidate for the demo-
cratic nomination for congress from
the 5th district.
We are authorized to announce K.
E. (Buck) Clement for the office of
county treasurer, subject to the ac-
tion of the democratic party at the
We are authorized to announce VV.
D. Maxey of Little River township
as a candidate for sheriff, subject to
the action of the democrats in the
We are authorized to announce J
A. Mclntire of Norman as a candi-
date for the democratic nomination
for sheriff subject to the primar.
August 6, 1912.
We are authorized to announce W
P. Shelton as a candidate for the
democratic nomination for county
clerk, subject to the action of the pri-
mary August 6th.
We are authorized to announce
S. A. Ward for the namination for
commissioner in the second district,
subject to the action of the demo
crats at the primary on August 4th.
We are authorized to announce Mr
J. F. Denison as a candidate for com-
missioner third district, subject to
the action of the democrats at the
We are authorized to announce W
D. Milam of Lexington township a.-
a candidate for the democratic nomi-
nation for commissioner of the sec-
and district subject to the action of
the primary August 6.
THE COFFEE HABIT.
In an editorial, of which it will not
soon hear the last The Outlook ai
tempts to explain away the inconsis-
tency between ex-President Roosc
velt's declarations against a third
term and his present willingness to ae
cept a third term. It will be renieni
bered that in 1904, after being assui
ed of his election, Mr. Roosevelt is
sued the following statement:
"On the 4th of March next I shall
have served three and a half year.;,
and this three and a half years con-
stitute my first term. The wise cu>
tom which limits the president to
two terms regards the substance and
not the form and under no circuni
stances will I be a candidate for or
accept another nomination."
Three days later Mr. Roo^ vcl'
said: "I have not changed, and shall
not change, that decision thus an
The renunciation of the third term
is now embarrassing and Mr. Roos •
velt's spokesman, the Outlook, ha
undertaken to dissolve the inconsis
tency in coffee. It says:
"4ln Mr. Roosevelt's specific caa<
it is sometimes said that his state
nicut in 1904 and 1907 that he woul
not accept another nomination would
make his acceptance of a nomination
this year inconsistent. What Mr
Roosevelt .said in 1904 and 1907 re
ferred, of course, to a consecutive
third term. Mr. Roosevelt believes, al
though we do not share his belief,
that the settled policy of this coun
try makes a third consecutive presi-
dential term for any man impolitic,
it not improper, but the Outlook ha:
a better appreciation of his intelli
gence than to suppose that he had in
1904 or has now the slightest idea of
defining a third term except in tli
way in which we have here defined it
The situation may perhaps ue made
clear by a homely illustration When
a man says at breakfast in the mor
ing, 'No, thank you. 1 will not tak<
any more coffee/ it does not mean
that lie will not tak< any more cdi
fee tomorrow morning, or next week
or next month, or ne\ year.'
To all thi- piece "f pettifogging
ingenious would dignify it. It is al>ou
as absurd an excuse as was ever ad
vanced in defense of an inexcusable
proposition, but tin coffee illustration
is the most exquisite part of this i i
Would it not be well tor the Out
look to go a step further and tell us
how many cups of coffee Mr. Roose
velt needs for his second meal. If a
cup and seven-eights (one term and
three and one-half years) satisfi d
him for breakfast how many cups will
he regard as sufficient for dinner?
And is there a supper -till ahead > i
him? If Mr. Roosevelt takes two more
terms now he is not so old but that
he might take another recess and then
demand two more cups for supper
Possibly the Outlook may be able to
reason out (to its own satisfaction)
that the two terms precedent only ap
plies to the first meal and that one
i> free to drink coffee without limit—
« veil to the extent of consuming the
entire pot—at a subsequent meal
Since this great government question
has been reduced to level of coffe.
drinking the Outlook ought to tell
its readers to what extent the coffee
habit lias taken hold upon the ex
president. 1 it possible that it h.v
affected his nerves? —Bryan's Con.
Day, next Sunda>
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Through some error the entire res-
olutions adopted by the democratic
state convention failed publication in
the press at the time of the adoption
and the Oklahoman of last Sunday
published the additional resolutioi >
furnished them by Hon William H
Murray, chairman of the resolutoins
committee The resolutions are as
Whereas, there is a measure pend
ing in congress which provides that
a national game preserve be estab-
lished in eastern Oklahoma from the
unallotted Indian lands in McCurtain
Choctaw, Pushmataha and LeFlore
Whereas, it is the will of Oklaho-
ma's people that this land be sold to
settlers and the proceeds from sai l
land sale be paicf to the Indians.
Therefore, be it resolved, that this
measure he defeated and that this
land be sold in order that the coun
try may be developed.
Whereas, Oklahoma's system of
education, embracing its common
normal, and preparatory schools, and
the state university: the district agri
cultural schools, and the agricultural
and mechanical college with its mau
nificent equipment, its able manage
ment. its economical and efficient ad
ministration, which, to quote the
words of Secretary Coburn of Kan
sas, "Rids fair to become the greatest
in the world of its kind."
Therefore, be it resolved, that w.
point with pride to said institutions
and said educational system—one oi
the best of all the states—as the
handiwork of the democratic party,
and we endorse and commend our ex
cellent board of agriculture and state
board of education in their wise and
economical management of the state
institutions of higher learning, and
we condemn the partisan and malici
ous assaults upon them in their sin
cere efforts to build up these inst:tu-
tions to the maximum oi efficiency
consistent with economical and lion
est handling of the funds, and that we
favor the preservation of said system
and institutions and the completion
of our entire school system by state
aid, for the establishment of consoli
dated rural schools as fast as roads
can be built and other hindrances to
'his plan can be removed, an.I its fur
tlier extensioi a- sjoii as practicable
\7e further favor a provision lor free
text books for all school children 111
♦ h primar/ Sra ks.
Be it re ohed, hat* the den oernhc
party is in favor of a presidential
preference primary law and the leg
Mature is hereby pledged to the pa -
s;.ge of the sai.it before the presi
d.ntial election of 1912.
Whereas a large portion of Okla-
homa is vi«a 'v interested in irriga-
Whereas, the government of the
t nited State; has a large sum of
money, approximately five million
dollars, that nghthi'ly should be used
in this state; 111 ne promotion of ir
rigation in the state of Oklahoma,
Further there are several practic-
al irrigation projects now pending
before the reclamation department
and the department of the interior of
the United States;
Therefore, be it resolved by this
convention that we do hereby re-
quest the department of the interior
of the I nited States and the congress
of the United States to take such ac-
tion as will give to the state of Ok-
lahoma her portion of the reclamation
fund, to the end that, the people <f
the state may have the benefits of ir
Be it further resolved that we re
spectfully ask our senators and rep
resentatives in congress to use their
best efforts to further the govern
ment irrigation projects in the state
Report of Committee on Charity.
The following report is given by
the committees appointed from each
church on last Thanksgiving day to
look after the poor.
Received by public collection $20.16
from Minnetonka Lumber Company
$10, Norman Milling & Grain Com-
pany 10, Oklahoma Sanitarium Com
pany $5. (\ H Bessent $5, Chas
I am r $5, J (." Jonas $5. Total $60.16
C oal purchased $20.00, groceries
$24.35, bed clothing, etc., $3.50. Total
$47.85. Number of families helped, 9
Besides the above cash expenditure-
there have been distributed over four
hundred articles of clothing
M. E. Church, South.
Next Sunday morning the pastor
will discuss a live subject of present-
Jay interest, "The Modern Ethical
Revival." At the evening service the
theme will be "The Master of Sin."
unday School at 50 a m. Pro:
I pwortli l eague at 6:30 p. m
Everybody always welcome to all
the serv ices of this church.
R I OWN BEY, Pastor
Preaching service in the Seventh
day Adventist church every night at
7 30, Kriday night the subject will be
" I'll, Seal of the living God and the
Mark of tin Beast "
Saturday night "The Judgment "
Sunday night: "The Present Truth
All are welcome.
Hatching Eggs For Sale.
1 have the Indian Runner Duck«.
the greatest known layers in the
world, producing from two to three
hundred eggs in twelve months. I
have a limited number of these eggs
for sale. Eggs from pen No. 1, $200
for 13—S. B DONALDSON, North
Peters Ave., Norman, Okla. 47-12t
Ladies' latest shoes, just like cut
for only $3.00
IMPORTANCE OF HEALTHY
Norman Readers Should Learn to
Keep the Kidneys Well.
The kidneys have a big work to
do. All the blood in the body l:
coursing through the kidneys con
stantly to be freed of poisonous mat-
ter. It is a heavy enough task when
the kidneys are well, but a cold, chill
fever or some thoughtless exposure
is likel to irritate, inflame and con-
gest the kidneys and interrupt the
Then the achin" begins, and is us-
ually accompanied by some irregular
ity of the urine—too frequent pas-
sages. sediment or retention. Thou-
sands testify to the wonderful meri*
of Doan's Kidney Pills, a remedy for
the kidneys only, that has been used
in kidney troubles 75 years. You will
make no mistake in following this
Norman citizen's advice.
Mrs. Rosa Bell, 209 E. Tonhawa
St.. Norman, Okla., says: "We have
used Doan's Kidney Pills in the
family with good results and recom-
mend them highlv. The- gave com-
plete relief from weakness of the kid-
neys and pains in the back."
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo
New York, sole agents for the United
Remember the name—Doan's—and
take no other.
W. P. SHELTON FOR COUNTY
The announcement of W. P. (Billy i
Shelton of Norman appears in this
issue for the office of county clerk,
subject to the action of the demo
crats at the primary to be held on
Mr. Shelton authorizes us to sav
"that if he is elected to the office
of county clerk that he will pay all
of the clerk hire out of the salat v
which is $1,700 a year." In other
words Mr Shelton will take care of
the office for the salary.
We are not fully enough conver
sant with the duties to know whether
one man can take care of this office
but we presume that if he is elected
that n he has not the time that he
will go pay the extra clerk hire fron
his own funds.
Perhaps no man is better known in
Cleveland county than Billy Shelton
and lias always proved to be a good
vote getter in former campaigns.
He was elected county weigher in
1 c,10 ny a big majority and has made
Should the democrats on the 6tli
day of next August nominate Billy
Shelton he will materially assist in
carrying the banner of democracy to
victory next November.
W. D. MILAM FOR COUNTY
The subject of this sketch has re
sided two miles south and four miles
east of Noble city in Lexington tow i
ship for the past ten years. He owns
a well improved farm and is a heavy
taxpayer. He was born in South Car
olina and while a youth moved with
his parents to Burnett, Texas, where
he grew to manhood. He is 43 year?
old and has had considerable business
experience. For some years he has
been president of the Maguire Gin
Company, a farmers co-operative con-
cern The company has made a finan-
Mr. Milam has been a life long
democrat and has always worked to
advance the interests of his party.
This is the fir>t time that he has ever
offered for office and his friends are
confident that if elected he will han-
dle the county's affairs in an able and
The democrats of the second dis-
trict comprising Noble, Lexington
and Canadian townships and the citi
of Lexington and Noble should
give Mr Milam's candidacy due con
sidfration If nominated his election
in November is a certainty
J. A. McINTIRE FOR SHERIFF.
In tin- issue appears the announce-
ment of J A Mclntire of Norman
for the democratic nomination for
sheriff. He was born in Stone county
Arkansas, more than thirty years ago
and while a youth moved to Oklaho
ma to share the fortunes and misfor
tunes with this great young com
For the past thirteen years he has
resided in Cleveland county and earn-
ed a livelihood by the sweat of his
brow For several years he has had
charge of the Norman city fire de-
partment and has brought it up to a
high standard of efficiency. He is a
hard worker, absolutely honest and
popular with everybody.
Mr Mclntire has the make-up for
a brave, elert and efficient officer,
and we feel sure that he would at all
times be found doing his duty with-
out fear or favor.
lie has always taken an active m
terest in democratic politics but 1m
never before asked for an office
The democracy of Cleveland <*oun
ty should consider his candidacv.
Notice of Sale of Real Estate.
Notice is hereby given that in pur-
suance of an alias order of sale issu-
ed out of the district court of Cleve-
land county, Oklahoma, on the 19tn-
day of February, 1912, in an action
wherein Rufus Dayhoff was plain-
tiff. and Delia Cook, James Cook.
Paul Heflin, Gertrude Heflin, J. C.
Patterson, and Louise Patterson, his
wife, R. H Patterson and Mary E.
Patterson, his wife, were defendants,
directed to me, the undersigned sher-
iff of said county and state, com-
manding me to levy upon and sell,
without appraisement, the following
described real estate and premises,
situated in Cleveland county, Okla
The northwest quarter of sec-
tion fourteen (14) township ten
(10) north of range two (2) west
of the Indian Meridian,
subject only to a prior mortgage lien
of $1,00000, dated February 16, 190^,
to the Oklahoma Farm Mortgage
Company and by it assigned to Al
neer Brothers, a firm composed of
Charles G. Alneer and Alfred A. Al-
neer, with interest thereon, to satis-
fy a judgment and decree of foreclos-
ure in favor of said plaintiff and
against said defendants, obtained and
made in said court on the 3rd day of
July, 1911, for the sum of $2,196.41,
with interest thereon at 7 per cent
from the date and costs taxed at
$233.90, including an attorney's fee
of $200.00. and costs accruing, I will,
on Monday, the 25th day of March.
1912, at the hour of 10 o'clock a. m.,
on said day at the east door of the
court house in the City of Norman,
in said county and state, offer for
sale and sell to the highest bidder
for cash said property above describ-
ed. or so much thereof as will satis-
fy said judgment, with interest and
Witness my hand this the 19th dav
of February, 1912.
I. B. SALE. Sheriff
By L. B. HIGBEE, Deputy
J. B. DUDLEY,
Attorney for Plaintiff. 43-10
Notice of Sheriff's Sale.
(First published February 16. 1912.)
State of Oklahoma. County of Cleve-
In the District Court in and for said
county and state.
S. Mahler and D. L. McCreary as
trustees for the M. E. Church rt
Moore, Oklahoma, plaintiffs.
F. D. Stevens, Rosa Stevents his
wife, John A. McCartney and John
Case No. 3791.
Notice, that by virtue of an execu-
tion to me directed and delivered, is-
sued out of the District Court of the
State of Oklahoma, sitting in and for
the Cleveland county, in said stat?,
in an action in said court, wherein
S. Mahler and D. T. McCreary as
trustees of the Methodist Episcopal
Church of Moore, Oklahoma, plain
tiffs, and F. D. Stevens, Rosa Stev
ens, his wife, John A McCartney and
John Reynolds were defendants, I
will on the 18th day of March, 1912,
at two o'clock p. in., of said day, at
the east door of the court house in
the county and state aforesaid, offer
at public sale and sell to the high-
est bidder, for cash in hand, all the
right, title and interest of the said
defendant. John Reynolds, defendant,
in the following described real estate
situated in said county and state, to-
wit: lots twenty-one (21), twenty-
two (22), twenty-five (25) and twen
ty-six (26) in block fifteen (15) as per
the original recorded plat of the town
of Moore, Oklahoma. Said ppopertv
levied on and to be sold as the prop-
erty of the said John Reynolds, d •-
fendant, taken on execution in favor
of said plaintiffs, and to be sold and
the proceeds of said sale, or so much
thereof as may be necessary, to satis
fy a judgment for costs obtained in
said action for the sum of $14.95, and
Sheriff's office February 12, 1912.
I. B. SALE.
By W. H ABBOTT, Deputy.
C. M. KEIGER,
Attorney for Plaintiff. 42 ]
Spend Your Money Where ii c ounts
your h<. :se i bey inning to haw a shabby .tw k and to
_ paint-bare spots here and
wait : .luther daj
before .•■< ■ th<
painter. A oi
paint made ot
Dutch Boy Patntc
and pure linseed «il " ill actually add
to the value, as well as the appear
of your home. It "ill prevent decay
of the wood and save carpenters In.Is
l'he sooner you paint, the I
\ou will need. White lend paint,
properly mixed and applied, is the
most durable paint in the world
therefore, the most economical.
It limy lie tinted any conceivable
>lor. Come ti. us 1or vour
Jas. D. Maguire
TIME TO PLANT TREES NOW.
New Castle, Okla . Feb. 29,1912
Enclosed find $5.65 for bill of
trees received Saturday in good
shape. The trees are a fine lot
for which I am very thankful.
C. B. FOX.
This order included 12 Peach, 11
Apple, 2 Plum, 1 Cherry and 25 grap-.
and if bought from an agent would
have cost $8 to $12. Get our catalog
and send us an order. We can servv
you as well as we did Mr. Fox
Noble, Okla. 47-2
Inquiries For Seed Sweet Corn
In answer to the inquiries as to
where one could secure the sweet
com seed from which "Your Truly'
Corn is grown and packed will state
that there is none of this seed avail-
able, as this particular variety of
corn—with the unusual flavor—is
controlled exclusively by the packers
of "Yours Truly" Corn. You will
never know about this flavor unless
you try one can IT IS EXTRAOR
Notice of Intention to Fund.
Notice is hereby given that on the
20th day of March, 1912, at 10 o'clock,
a. m., or as soon thereafter as a hear-
ing may be had, the City of Norman,
State of Oklahoma, by its proper of-
ficer-, will proceed before the dis
trict court of Cleveland county, Ok-
lahoma, to make a showing and of-
fer proof and ask said court to hear
and determine the existence, charac-
ter and amount of outstanding legal
warrant indebtedness, and to sign
the bonds to be issued in payment of
the same. The bonds said court will
be asked to sign aggregate the sum
of Eight Thousand, Three Hundred
Forty Dollars ($8,340.00).
All persons interested may be pres-
ent at the time said proof is made to
remonstrate against the issuance of
Dated this 7th day of March, A.
(Seal) N. E. SHARP,
A. R CLEMENT, City Clerk.
White Nubuck, seamless Pump,
Special at $2.75
FOR SALE: A good family horse
—MRS W M. CARR.
THAT TOUCH OF
about your home furnishings is the
desirable and natural result of
thoughtful selei t The bath-
room should accord with the rest
of the home in the quiet approp- j-
riate design of its furnishings, as .."«l
here good taste is so evident.
This is because good health as
well as appearances must be con-
sidered and a proper regard for
both is shown in well appointed
Standard" plumbing fixtures
installed Our Way will be in
keeping with the furnishings of your
home. Let us estimate for you.
MAX FISCHER & SON
R E F 1 N 1 MEN I
7tandara Avoy" L
Cleveland County Abstract Company.
Notice of Settlement of Final
State of Oklahoma County of Cleve-
In the County Court.
Notice is hereby gvien that final
accounts have been filed in the fol-
lowing estates, in the above entitled
court in the City of Norman; that
aid estates are ready for final settle-
nent and that said accounts will be
xamined and distribution made on
Mon lay, the first day of April, 1912,
at 9 o'clock a. m., of said day, in the
County Court room in said City of
Estate of Lewis Williams, deceas-
ed, S. M Brown, executor.
Estate of W, J. Beck, deceased,
Addie M. Beck, executrix.
Estate of Henry H. Watterson, de
ased, Margaret O. Watterson, ad-
Estate of J. B. Pucket, deceased,
W S. Pucket, administrator.
Estate of Sarah F.. Inglis, deceased,
George Inglis and C W Inglis, ex
Witness my hand and the seal of
said court this 7th day of March.
(Seal) F. B. SWANK,
48-5t County Judge
ABSTRACTS OF TITLE
The ladies of the C \V B M will
give a Missionary Tea Saturdav after
noon, March 16th, from three to six
nt the parsonage of the Christian
church. Everybody invited.
( >n Monday evening. March 18. at
7.30 o'clock memorial exercises in
memory of the late B. F. Williams Sr
and W J Jackson will be conducted
in the district court room. The pub- j
lie is invited.
Norman is located just right
for a uood investment at this
With our rich farming lands
tirrounding us, with the num-
ber of improvements that are
going on and with an interur-
ban railway a possibility with
in a short time Norman can-
not help but be a good place
to invest your money if you
invest it wisely.
The Pickard Co.
OHice Rear of Farmers Nat'l Bank. Phone 22
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