The Oklahoma Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 13, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 25, 1907 Page: 4 of 6
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TMi LIADia BOTHRIt, 9KIA, THURSDAY, JULY 25, 1807.
tShe LEA "DEH.
BY LESLIE Cf. NIBLACK.
Eet*bll hrd 189.1. Publlnhed evrry
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OOOOOOOOO 0 0 0 0 0 0
O DEMOCRATIC STATE TICKET O
United Slates ^Senators,
THQS. P UORJ5,
nonioni' I- OWKN,
© For Congress. O
O 1st Dlslrl.t W. l . KAULKTON, O
o of Pawnee. O
O 2nd District B. T. FULTON, O
O of Oklahoma City. O
O 3rd District-.!AME8 DAVENPORT O
O of Vinita. O
O 4th District CIIAS. CAItTKK, O
O of Ardmore.
o Bill District SCOTT KKRIIIS,
oklahoma town hasn't pulled off a
killing for Iwo days.
Not Clearing much thusc days about
a slicht unseen basis.
At least some part.: of Oklahoma
are sunnier resortable.
Kor Justices Supreme Court.
.IESSB .1. DUNN,
S W HAYES,
II. L. WILI-1AMS,
MATHKW .1. KANE,
J. 11 TURNER,
CIIAS. N. HASKELL,
of El Reno.
Secretary of State,
WM. M. CROSS,
of Oklahoma Cltj.
M. E. TRAP!*,
J. A. MENEEI'TE,
of Cam ogle.
O Superintendent of Public In-
O E D. CAMERON,
O of Sulphur.
G State Examiner and Inspector,
CHARLES A. TAYLOR,
of Pond Creek.
Chief Mine Inspector,
of Soutih McAlester.
T. J. McCOMB.
of Oklahoma City.
of Oklahoma City.
Q Commissioner of Charities and
of Oklahoma City.
j ,i. mcalester,
of South McAlester.
J E. 1/OVE.
A P. WATSON,
Clerk of Supreme Court,
W. H. L CAMPBELL,
Ft behooves Guthrie property
owners to pet together and push.
And yet Governor Fratitz doesn't
exactly touch on the subje ih the
people would like to know about.
Republicans are in the middle of a
baa tlx, declaring that they are for
statehood, and in tihe next breath.
condemning the constitution, which Is
the ortly way to statehood
Quito a large number of Republi-
cans seem to be waiting for the
Tulsa convention to tell them what
they should think and do in regard
to the constitution and statehood.
Wihat has become of that boasted In
dividuality and freedom of thought
and action? Will the constitution be,
better, or worse, for the Tulsa meet-
ing, or any other meeting?
The present enabling act contains
a $5,000,000 cash appropriation for
coiumon schools If it Is turned clown
till ore is no guarantee that it will he MOTHER AMD DAUGHTER
included In any other enabling act. I PPAlQIAin PF Rl I \IA
The refusal of congress to pay the rKftloINU r
expenses of the statehood election ORRTR1 DK MrKIERNAN,
Indicates a coldness up there that 1V1 mo Neosho street, Emporia, Kaa.,
might easily result In the loss of writes:
$r ,Otm,OoO In tihe event of the defeat ! "I fluttered very mnch with a sevrre
of statehood. Tills is a bird in tin- rold in the bond and was always coin-
hand and Is worth two in the bushes plaining of fouling tired and drowsy.
and especially in the Republican i \yben my mother suggested and in-
sisted on my taking a few bottlea of
Peruna, I did fo, and in a short time I
fHt like a now person. My mother
praises It very highly and so do 1."
Confidence In Pe ril na.
Mrs. M. F. Jones, Burning .Springs,
°Wo have been using Peruna for some
tiino and have no hesitancy in recom-
mending it for the thousand and one
A MAGNIFICENT HER'ITAGE.
Kor t)i« fiscal year ending June :W,
1907. Oklainbina received $f>86,408.87
for the rental of her oniniou school,
col lege and public building land
Capitalized at ,r> per cent, this means
that the Oklahoma lands bring a r
per cent income on $11.7*28,177.40.
This difference is accounted for in.
two ways. There Is over a million i ailments of humanity
acres of this land Included in Cover- "Prom a personal test} shall not ho*-
nor Erant/.'s estimate that Is granted 1l*"1® recommend It, especially to ull
to the new state by the enabling act. Buffering women.
Then it is in part accounted for in I "Peruna has gained full confidence
tihat the rentals do not come to fhe and a permanent stay in our home."
per cent of the vake of the land In A Great Tonic.
many .ases. Then, too, there is Mrs. Anna Lindor, R. R. 6, Dasaell,
some vacant land. Minn., writes: MI took Peruna and am
On t ho whole, it must appear ^ , wc*ll. I would not l>e without that great
Oklahoma has made a marvelous toui(J for ^ Umcil Us uost>„
record for (herself in the management |
of her school fund and has far hiii- ———————— ■ —
passed the best record of any other i appeal to all pat riot Ic citizens who
state in the Union. This does not desire soir- government to come now,
look like Oklahoma was so -unfitted regardless of party lines, and lend a
for self government, or had made a! hand toward founding a grand new
failure of it. where it had a chance. state. It presents a good, clean ticket
No question that can or will comfi °[ ah,e a«d honorable men, the choice
before the people of the new state voters by direct primary,
will be of more Importance than the riioso men arc in no ord with tho
proper maniugemont of her school I const it ill Ion and logically are the
lands. It will be approached with a 1 proper ones to put it into good work-
sincere desire to dispense equal lnK order.
ji'istice for all. .1' ls a proposition well .known and
. | well understood that the very best
I laws are almost powerless and useless
wihen out of accord with the officers
IN THE REPUBLICAN JUNGLES.
Several Republican newspapers are
laying great stress on territorial sal-
aries. apparently, to make candidates
a little more anxious to p it up cam-
paign funda. Even then the in vita
Hon to commit suicide by opposing
the constitution does not seem to be
overly attractive as an investment to
It certainly is an anoimalous sit-
elected to enforce them.
It is here where the Republican
position is weak and quite without
any real remedy, unless the consti-
tution is heartHly endorsed, which
seems unlikely at tihis time.
But th«' Republican positions ihave
nothing to do with the Democratic
plan and only appear by way of sharp
contrast. There will be enough Dom-
uatlon that confronts those Rcpubli <>-ratio votes to carry both tihe con-
cans that Insist on opposing the con-, stitutIon and the state ticket, but
atItuition and still advocate putting| those Republicans that do not feel
out a ticket. A candidate is asked satisfied with tin4 manipulations of
t« put up his name and his money and I the star chamber bosses can on this
then work tooth and nail to destroy I occasion do hotih themselves and the
the very existence of the office which great new an honor and a pat-
he seeks. I jjotic service by voting with the
If the constitution Is "rotten" as to Democrats, both on tho constitution
be unwortihy the supixut of the peo-1 and the ticket. Tin s, and thus only,
pie, how can a man who honestly ho j ran the government of tihe new state
lieves it to be so take an oath to hp established and pit in the hands
support, protect and defend it, merely I of its friends and the bon voyage
for the sake of holding an office under1, toward a great future be auspiciously
For Representative—riist District
Mulhall, Okie., May 29.—I hereby
announce myself as a candidate for
representative of the First legislative
district, of Ixigan county, subject to
the action of the Democratic party.
'For County Superintendent.
The Leader is authorized to an
Iionnce the name of C. I) Poster :is
h candidate for County Superintend-
ent subject to the action of the Demo-
For Commissioner 3rd District.
For Commissioner 3rd District, The
Leader Is authorized to announce
John Favor, of Rose Hill township as
a candidate for Comity Commissioner
in the 3rd district, subject to the
The Leader Is authorized to an-
nounce trie name of John O'Neill, of
Marshall, as a candidate for Commis-
sioner in the 3rd District, subject to
the Democratic primaries.
Mr. B. J. Tucker. Orlando, O. T We
the undersigned Democrats of Orlando
township recognize your loyalty to
the cause of Democracy since 1889
and further recognize the fact of your
Integrity and competency, hereby re-
quest you to submit your name for the
nomination on the Democratic ticket
for commissioner of the Third IK.^iet
of Logan county fcubect to tne JWfno-
cratic primary of June 8. 1907: S P
Bittle, J. F. Troub, S. Wikle, H. Web-
ster, E. L. Shiplet, R. H. Shiplet, J. H
VanDeverter, L. F Blshoff, D. V
Meagher, I. W. Bebout, T. M. Ralston.
T. M Houser, Chas. Schaefor, D L.
Klnnaman, Emanuel Reed. J. B. Sego,
II. N. Hunt, J. S. Thompson
In compliance with the wishes ev
pressed in the obove petition, of the
leading taxpayers of Orlando town
ship. I horeby announce myself a can
dldate for commissioner in the Third
district, subject to the Democratic prl
marl on, August 23, 1907—B. J. Tucker
Vote fir the constitution and Dom
ocrati' officer in sympathy with it
to enforce it and let the Republican
bo s j igglorr. flgiht out their jumbled
ii and drawing an official salary?
Talk about lofty aspirations and ex
alted Ideals' From that particular
view point they look a lltle cheap to
tha average man
The truth is that element of the Re
P'blican party that have been oppos
iug the constitution and statehood : JUST FREIGHT RATES
find themselves in a deep valley Commissioner Harlan makes it
with mountains of difficulty on every very plain till at the Interstate Com
ide and a land slide impending. It ! meree commission will have no more
s exceedingly uncomfortable and (lis-' regard for the rates fixed by state
quieting to those who have carelessly! boards, than for rates fixed by the
to be led into
railroads, iu c
state to state.
constitution of tjeo
it would appear that
■ases of rates between points in
same state the authority of a
I state board is superior to that of the
t hi.'i hole.
To those who do not and never
have wanted statehood and who now
attempt to frighten their people by a
flaring display of the expense of state
taxes, of corrse there is nothing so
pleasing as to coop their party up in LInterstate commission.
a hole and endeavor by any and by j Some Interesting situations are
all iiienas frighten it into turning | likely to develop in this tie'll For ox-
down the (institution and passing up j ample, should tihe re be any conflict
this, tiie only opportunity to got i over rate making out of Katisa City
statehood. The man who sees his to Kansas points, the Interstate om-
own ax grinding nicely under torri-; mission could V.\ tho rate from Kan-
torial rule and has no higher ambi-j^s Clt>. .Missouri, hut the Kansas
tion than grinding iiis own ax. may | commission could fix it out of Kan-
regard with complacency the situation1 sas City, Kansas.
into which this element has forced The matter of proper freight rates
the Republican party. ' i., one of the most difficult problems
Of course tihe way is clear, but the that can arise for solution, and at the
Democrats ihave taken that road and! same time if is one of m< most vital
thQ Republican bosses, after seven j for the interests <>t' the whole people,
months of opposition, can not now . lust ice must be done to the people,
take a back track and retain the faith and at the same time no moves must
and ^confidence of a majority of the be made which will prevent railroads
rask and file, and so the jumble con- from mi'Uing a reasonable per cent
Mruftfilmo, the Democratic party
presents n> surh difficulties and im-
possible and illogical complications.
It has executed the great trust con-
fided to it by the people of the now-
state. It has made a good, working
constitution, declared by many of the
vofy ablest crltl s to be the best con-
stitution ever proposed for any state.
It has spared neltiher pains, time,
money or personal sacrifice of the
delegates to perfect it in every (le-
nt \v T( '«1b ttiat It
■ - - -
Is In position to
of income on the physical value of
tthelr properties. To mak< railroad
investments undesirable and unat-
tractive to capital is to hamper the
people In their transportation facil-
There is a middle course that must
be pi rs led. Just men of ability, not
hampered by" undue iivlHrjence. can
discover that course and preserve it.
Strictly selfish interosts, unrestrained,
can not be expected to discover,
enforce, such schedules. They will
be hard enough to tax flip ability of
able, impartial mon. owing to the tre
mrndous and unavoidable conflict of
really Just interests and the spirited
rivalry of city with city, not to men
tion consumers and the Investors In
For the present, however, there are
enough glaring defects to engage a
railroad commission for sometime be-
fore getting down to fine points und
For example, Oklahoma's rates on
lumber and coal, not to mention
others, will be good starters.
The Democratic party presents
three men well q alined to take up
and pursue this line of work iu the
persons of J. M Love. J. J. McAlester
and A. P. Watson
LEADING THE VAN.
Better evidence that the Democrat.;
of Oklahoma are leading the great
movement for b'ofh the nomination
and election of United States seniors
by popular vote an not be had than
is contained In tin following editorial
from the Kansas Weekly Capital, « f
"Gov. Stokes of Now Jersey, who
has just sent Ills message to the leg-
islature called by him in extra session,
is not a member of the tfevv Idea ele-
ment headed by Sonhtor Colby pud
Mayor Mark Fagan in New Jersey.
Me holds a sort of middle position,
like that of Gov. I lodi in Kansas.
But the governor In this special mes-
sage calls the legislature down for
Its Indifference lo public demands. He
vetoed 51 bills of th" regular session,
and then called the Assembly back.
"Among other reforms outlined in
his special message, one is that of
Kansas interest, is his proposal Wiat
the legislature pass 'an dct for an
expression at the primaries of the
people's preference for United States
"Ths is of Kansas interest, because
of the favorable response that has
been heard to Grant Hornaday's sug-
gestion tihut candidates next year be
nominated by dire i popular vole of
the party, and the universal sentiment
in behalf of having the vote taken at
that time also on United States sen-
ator. If the governor of New Jersey,
no very aggressive reformer, thinks
it a good tilling, demanded in the pub-
lie interest, iu ills state, why is it not
good in Kansas?
Thetntfli is that of all public offi-
cials, the United States senators are
named in a way furthest from the di-
rect popular choice. Nobody has any
vote, direct, or indirect, on the sen-
ator, except the members of the legis-
lature. Nobody knows just how a good
many of them ever got to the legis-
lature. They were brought out as
candidates, without any public refer*
en e to the senatorshlp. but the first
thing anyone knew, their choice of a
senator had been settled long before
tihe constituency had decided who It
wanted the candidate to vote for.
"At this time the senior Kansas
senator has been busy traveling over
the state, getting in touch at every
place with from a dozen to a score of
influential men, the very mon who
know ihow to pick the'"members of
the legislature, making hj* plans and
laying the ground work for the selec-
tion of candidates who will be for him
for re-election. This Is the way tihe
United States senators are often
made. Only a few have any hand or
voice in if, or know anything about
it until the tilling Is practically done.
"A better way is to have a direct
primary and let Kansas Republiqans
as a whole, express their choice. In
Senator Long's ease it would strength-
en him greatly if be could be chosen
by the rati'k and file of tihe party as
their nominee. But if they are not
for his re-election they are entitled
to vote for a candidate of their choice.
"How does Senator Long stand as
to the direct primary? He is a public
official and a candidate for office.
All tho candidates and men talked of
as possible candidates for governor,
trie only high offices to be contested
next year for nomination, among them
Grant Hornaday. -Lieut. Governor Fitz-
gerald. C. L Davidson. W. R. Stubbs.
J. R. Bristow, h ive declared definitely
how they feel on the primary question,
which i < a bi~ question. Where does
Senator Long stand? Will he take
the state Into 'his confidence?"
What has become of the old-time
Republican office seekers? I hey used
to be as plentiful as Missouri colonels
In time of peace. Now the very
black jacks must be bombarded to
drive them out. Hear what the Perry
Republican Is doing to them up iu
"What has become with the can-
didates who want to run for office on
the Republican ticket? Fill up the
floor with a hundred Republican ma-
jority as a starter. Get. in. you fel-
lows who want these nice places.
They are snaps. With Bills and
Hurley scrapping down in the Third
district for commissioner there are
still two more commissioner's jobs
open for good men and a nice Republi-
can majority to go on. Wake up,
the convention will be held within
the next two or three weeks, and if
tin' Democrats are going to make us
get to the front we should get the
start with a full,# strong ticket. Now
Is the time' to line up."
(Continued from page one)
$821,492; pick wire carriages of every
description. 9818,686; gol (laud silver
watches. $84,382; pionos, 1:122.131;
other musical Instruments, $136,540;
(household furniture and clothing. $1,
64:],t 28; merchants' stocks $4,8:59,857;
manufacturers' stocks, $112,634; im
provoments on unrented lands, $2,-
The total amount of moneys as rc-
turned by tho county assessors to the
territorial board of equalization is
$71ii,404- slock In corporations, $1 ,
072,323; shares In national banks, $1,-
Inipnned lands are returned at an
average value per aero of $:U4. Kay
county leads iu value, $4.66 per acre,
and Payne county second with $4.43;
lyorfri county third with $4.26, and
Oklahoma fo irtih wltji $4.10 per acre.
The lowest valuations returned are
from Beaver and Woodward counties;
th«' former at $1.72 and Woodward at
The total number of town lots in
the territory Is 462,875, valued at $10.-
*51.067. Oklahoma county leads with
50.046 lots, valued at $4,673,822. In
value of lots Canadian county leads at
$70.43 per lot; Pottawatomie county
second at $63.23 per lot; Logan third
at $58.41 per lot; Oklahoma county
fwiHh at $52.48.
County. Val. 1007. Val. 1006.
Beaver $3,167,047 $2,172,464
Blaine 2.272.808 2.128.371
Caddo 3,626,756 3,305,372
Canadian. ... 3,811,985 3,487,511
Cleveland. .. 2.210,121 2,220,124
Comanche ... 5.810,332 4.632,071
Custer 3,325,850 2,906,544
DAy .. SI8.084 664,250
Dewey 1,522,722 1,322,091
Garfield 5.407,762 5,277,441
Grant 3,530,653 3,382,808
Greer 6,874,089 6.006,538
Kay 4.353,747 4.126.430
Kingfisher. .. 3.102,130 3.305.521
Kiowa, 3,502,151 3,142,483
Lincoln 4,390.074 4.153.311;
Logan 4.802.705 4,818,683
Noble 2,203,112 2,106,648
Oklahoma, .. 0.300488 8,571,757
Pawnee i 5,063,340 5,167,774
Payne 3,544,312 3,465,713
Pottawatomie, 4,777.060 4.532,105
Roger Mills... 2.330,186 1.000.685
Washita, .... 2,850,520 2,748.616
Woods 8.328.183 7,506,082
Woodward, .. 4,084,275 3.341,271
Total . . . .$105,337,813 $06,625,271
Oklahoma county wihieh includes
Oklahoma City, returns a valuation
of $0,300,488, while Woods county,
without any large towns, returns a
valuation of $8,328,183.
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If you are looking for Hrst-class
goods at the lowest price, try Smith's
Grocery. Phone 536.
Jake Hamnn snws
No need to ask if you want your hair
to look rich, healthy, and luxuriant.
We know you do! Ayer's Hair Vigor,
new improved formula, will give it just
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SV*publish OtA foru.uiao e 4sori)o
Tihe valuation of all dogs in Okla-
homa is placed at $26,822 against $32.-
384 last year. Pawnee county loads
in value of dogs this year, a total of
$2,882. with Garfield county second
with a total value of $1,636. The total
valuation of dogs is greater than the
total valuation of other linos of prop-
erty in the territory, as follows: Au-
tomobiles and bicycles. $22,393; other
vohicles, $18,012; plate and jewelry
$11,650; personal property of transfer
onipanlcs. $23,085; typewriting ma-
chin* s, $17.u68.
Personal Property Returns.
The t >tal value of all grain on
hand in possession of territory farm
ers amounts to $634,230. with Woods
county loading with a total valuation
of $ 110.637. and Kay county second
The total value of other Hues of
personal property are as follows:
Ityrm implements,'$1,013,048; wagons,
(Continued from page one)
splracy consisted in ordering the im-
perial guard to rush the palace on the
night of July 10. the second ls found
in the defiance of the minister of war
by the Korean army, the third was
the attack on the police at the great
bell, which the Japanese have proof to
show Was led by army officers, and the
fourth consisted in the Indirect manip-
ulation of the functions of the pres-
One Japanese was wounded In the
encounter in front of the great bell
Villas Arc Destroyed.
Two villas belonging 1«> deposed
members of the former cabinet were
burned last night. The electric plant
is now under guard, and all night long
the Japanese town was under the vigi-
lance of fire patrols.
Police reserves have arrived from
'1 he .Japanese residency general
places the whole responsibility for the
arrests made this morning on the
throne, disclaiming intervention which
it is asserted, would be an unneces-
sary Invasion into affairs which are
purely Korean. On account of the fact
that every Japanese soldier here is
needed to guard the barracks of the
Korean troops, guards have been re-
fused to two houses of foreigners in
the suburbs, and their occupants, who
have been threatened in anonymous
communications, have been given ref-
uge in the foreign quarter of the city.
The readers of this paper v/ill be
pleased to learn that there is at least
one dreaded disease that science has
lieon able to cure in all Us stages, and
that Is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure
is the only positive cure now known to
the medical fraternity. Catarrh being a
constitutional disease, requires a con-
stitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh
cure is taken internally, acting di-
roctly upon the blood and mucous
surfaces of tho system, thereby de-
stroying the foudation of tihe disease,
and giving the patient strength by
building up the constitution and assist-
ing nature to do its work. The pro-
prietors hiovo so mirh faith In its cura-
tive powers that they offer One Hun-
dred Dollars for any case that It fails
to cure. Send for list of testimonials.
F. J. CHENEY & Co., Toledo, O.
Sold by Druggists, 75c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for consti-
Living yet. Prepare to die. Not
p.easant, but nice to think you'r re-
membered. Tombstones at Dawson's
Requisition for Horsethief.
Governor Frank Frantz has issued
a requisition on the governor of Iowa
for the return to Noble county of Carl
Pierce, who is wanted there on a
charge fit horsestealing. Pierce is
said to bo under arrest at Clarindu.
Iowa. Sheriff McGee, of Perry, left
this morning for lofca with the requi-
sition papers to get Pierce.
Caught Centipede in Mouse Trap.
Airs. H. C. Olds set a small wire
mouse trap last night. Shortly after
she heard a click. She examined the
trap and was astonished to find sin
hud landed a centipede, 8 inches long
CALL FOR DEMOCRATIC
COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION
Primaries to be Held August 23rd, to
(Select County Candidates.
Notice 1* hereby given that, pui-
r uant to a decision of the Democratic
Central Committee of Logan county,
in the proposed state of Oklahoma, a
primary election will be held lu.;^l.
voting precincts In saWf "Ofm|y on
Krfday. tdiM 23rd day <#' Angfist, a. D..
11)07, between the hours of 2 o'clock
p. rh . and 6 o'clock p. m., of said day,
for the purpose of nominating candi-
dates for the following offices:
One Representative from each « f
the three representative districts in
One .Indee of tihe County Court.
One County Attorney.
One Clerk of the District Court.
One County Clerk.
One County Treasurer.
One Register of Deeds.
Due County Surveyor.
One Superintendent of Public In
One County Commissioner for each
.Commissioner's district, in said coun-
ty; and in each township, one trustee,
one clerk, one treasurer; two justices
of the peace, two constables, and one
road overseer In each road district,
n id one member of the county central
committee In each voting precinct in
The following named persons are
appointed as judges and clerks to hold
said election, and polling places arc
hereby designated in the several pre-
cincts as follows:
Antelope Township.—Inspector, T.
J. Jertiigan: judges. F. S. Pulllam, J.
W. Suits; clerks. Alf ('line and J. P.
Martin; (tolling place at A. L. Ayors
place, on N. W. quarter of section 22.
Rear t^eek Township.—Inspector,
Walter Wilson; judges, J. A. Price,
George Morgan; clerks. W. E. Briggs
atid Miles Allen; polling place. Merid
HfsmaiMc Township. tn|Rpeet<lr. D
I). Dy he; judges. Ceo. Hanson. W. E.
Ingllsh; clerks. W. L. Sullivan and
Thomas Fen an; polling place. Hubble
Cedar Township.—Inspector. Robert
Hancock; judges W. Ervvin, C. H.
Gordon; clerks, S. A. Jon^s, Guy
Hedgecock; polling place, Pawnee
North Cimarron Township—Inspec-
tor, John Foster; judges J. G. Lewis,
W. J. Long: clerks, John Millard and
E. J. Garner: polling place, Coyle.
So :th Cimarron Township.—Inspec-
tor, Henry Porter; judges. J. T. New-
land. W. W. Spen or; clerks. J. I. Mo-
Danlels and C. D. Millard; polling
Crescent Townnhip.—-Inspector, A.
II. Powell; judges. D. W. Miller. An-
drew Powell; clerks, A. 11. Watkins
and E. Stobaugh.; polling place,
Guthrie Township. Inspector, Jeff
Murphy; judges, A. J. Whitney.
Wilkerson; clerks. John Radius and
Wm. H. Poteet; polling place, water-
Iowa Township—Inspector, Jeff
Archer; judges, James Archer, John
Hens-ley; clerks, Robert Lister and
Frank P. McClure; polling place,
Divert sehyol house.
Iron Mound Township.—Inspector,
W. F. Rross; judges, C. Ham, W. N.
Kellogg; clerks, A. Kmgor. James
Gilmore; polling place, Stockdale
Lawrie Township.—'Inspector. J. J.
Haslet; judges, N. Gooch, II. L. Foary;
clerks, H. E. Sterns. Otto R. Hurst;
polling place. Riverside school house.
Marshall Township. Inspector, W.
II. Mathews; judges Geo. W. Bur-
Gardner; clerks, I. 11. Stafford, J. W.
Harmon; polling place. Marshall.
Mulhall Township.—Inspector. W.
H. Wathows: Judges, Geo. W. Bur-
ford, W. R. Wood, clerks. C. Graves,
Sam Gray; polling place, Mulhall.
Ookview Tovvsship Inspector. R
F. Moore; judges, John Pollard, A. L.
II.iven: tripe; clerks, ('has. Gutihrie,
J. L Linville; polling place, Lovell.
Orlando Township.— Inspector, Ja
Vandeventer; judges. E. Rood. Nor-
man Hunt; clerks, J. W. Bebout,
John Green; polling place. Orlando,
Rose Hill Township—Inspector,
t r. Oehman; judges. T I MePeek.
R. G. Wright; clerks, William Mead-
ows, John Garner; polling place,
Roso Hill school house.
Seward Township.- Inspector, R.
W. Bowlby; judges, Albert Ploegor,
Duke Jeffreys; clerks, M. S. Bowlby,
W. F. Koonts; polling pla e, Seward.
Springer Township.— Inspector. V.
Higgenbotham; judges. W. M. Taylor,
(J. Griggsby; clerks, E. Craig. Albert
Cutler; polling place, Charter Oak
Springvale Township.—Inspector. G.
W. Greenway; judges, Sam Glvens,
Martin Le Grande; clerks, B. F.
Smith. Dan Willie; polling place,
Spring Creek Township.—Inspector,
Natihan Syler; judges, George Sey-
bert, W. M. Richardson; clerk, Jerome
Cavanagh, Joe Denton; polling pla^e,
Spring Creek school house.
John Burnett; judges, A. D. Todd,
J. B. Arnold; clerks, Peter Plagg,
H. B. Goo h; polling place, N. E.
corner section 21, or as near as
First Ward. City of Guthrie, Pre-
cinct A.—inspector, Felix Adler;
Judges, W. H. Gray, J. I). Burke;
clerks, W. D. Packer. J. W. Duke;
polling place Hutsell's store.
First Ward. City of Guthrie, Pre-
cinct B.—Inspector, G. A. Erixon;
judges. A. C. Daves. .Title Busch;
clerks, W. H. Irwin, J. T. Buekner;
polling place. Baohtold's store.
East 2nd Ward, City of Guthrie.—
inspector, Wm. Banlflger,;, judges,
.lame* France, W. J|L Wrick: rl£rk's.
Harry Overbay. John Overbniy1; poll-
ing place, Central school.
West 2nd Ward, City of Guthrie.—
Inspector, John Scrlbbens; judges, Ed
Byrnes. Pa il Newman: clerks, Charles
Adler. Frank Thurston; polling place.
East Third Ward, City of Guthrie.—-
Inspector, Frank Olsmith; jud^ea.
Sam Evans, Ed Cooper; clerks, W. R.
Herod, Henry Derwln; polling place,
Brooks Opera House.
West Uhlrd Ward. City of Guthrie.—
Inspector, Frank Hlndnian; judges
H C. Olds, M. Collar: clerks, H. Dodd
W. R Williams, polling place, Hoov
er's livery barn.
North Fourth Ward. City of Guth
,-—Inspector. J. F. Anderson;
j:idges, E. A. Cease. — —
rlerks. O. E. Slater. ——
(Killing place. Chadwick's store.
South Fourth Ward. City of Guthrie.
Inspector. William Ernest; judges,
Mike Wihite, Geo. Whitmire^ clerks
J W. Potts. ; poll-
ing place. West Side Lumber Co., Mih
'"North Fifth Ward. City of Guthrie.—
|t spe-lor. John Calvert; judges. J.
Frank Laux. T. E. Romlne; clerks.
Thos. ('ahill. E. V. Hutchlns; polling
South Fifth Ward. City of Gutihrie.
inspector, judges, clerk and jnilling
place not named.
Tho returns of the vote cast at
said primary election shall be made
to the Hotnocratio County Central
Committee of said county, at. the city
of Guthrie on the 24th day of August,
1907, at li o' lock p. m.
ORVILLE T. SMITH.
300 pairs boys Knickerbocker knee
pants at 2f per cent off, at the Annex.
O POLITICS AND POLITICIANS. O
George Al,| Dimeliug, olClearfield.
Is the new,,,chairman of the Demo-
cratic state committee of Pennsylva-
nia. Until Ills election as state sena-
tor one year ago. Mr. Dlmeling was
not conspicuous in politics, but ho Is
snid to ihave the confidence of his
party associates and from all accounts
possesses acknowledged ability as a
One of tho most unique figures in
the Mississippi politjcal campaign is
Hon. Luther MansI})^ a well-known
lecturer and public ,entertainer who
is a candidate for lies tenant gover-
nor. His claim to public renown is
not based solely on work in the lee-
ts.re field, for he has been prominent
in public life for the past twenty
Colonel John W. Tomlinson. of Bir-
mingham, who was inclined to op-
pose tho election of Mr. Bankihead as
the successor to the late Senator Mor-
gan of Alabama, is famous for his de-
votion to William J. Bryan, with whom
he is Intimately acquainted. Colonel
Tomlinson ran for governor of Alaba-
ma four years ago and was badly de-
Ex Governor Dpvld R. Francis. ex-
Mayor Rolla Wells of St. Louis,
James A. Reed of Kansas City, for-
mer Congressman William S. Cow-
herd. former Congressman D. A. Do
Arniond, Cihamp Clark, .l-uslice James
B. Grant of the supreme court and
some twelve or fifteen other Demo-
crats are being mentioned to succeed
Joseph W Folk as governor of Mis-
souri The campaign already gives
promise of being one of the liveliest
and most interesting Missouri has
seen In years.
Recent developments tend to es-
tablish persistent rumors to the ef-
fect ti'iat at least three Georgia con-
gressmen will have opposi f <n for re-
election in the primaries next year.
It is said to be practically certain
that Congressman Edwards of the
First district, Congressman Griggs of
tho Second and Congressman Boll of
the Ninth district will have a fight on
their hands lo so ure the ronomlna-
ti iu. There are strong probabilities
also of political skirmishes in several
of lh° other Georgia districts.
C. D Carter, the Democratic nomi-
nee for Congres: in the Fourth Okla-
homa district, was born In Indian
Territory In 1868 and ha - resided In
tlie territory practically all ihls life.
He is three eights Indian and fi ve-
eighths Scotch-Irish He received his
ed -cation in the Indian sohools. of
tHe territory and is regarded as one
of the able Indians in the Five Tribes.
For years ho ha bf4n indent!(ted with
the Interests of tihe Chioka'iw<. and
has held the positions of superinten-
dent of Indian schools and mineral
tr itee. His father was also promin-
ent In the affairs of the Cihlckasawa
and the family is a historic one in the
Bogota, Columbia, July 2o. The
people of Colombia today celebrated
the annlvoMafV of their independ-
ence with popular festivities through-
out the country. In honor of tho oc-
casslOn the government released from
prison all those guilty of political of-
fenses. The republic at present Is en-
joying almost unprecedented peace
Normal School Board in Session.
The territorial board of education
for the state normal schools Is in ses-
sion here today In the office of Super-
intendent Dyclio. President. T. W.
Conway, of tihe Northwestern Normal.
President Butcher of the Central
State Normal, and President J. R.
Campbell of tho Southwestern Normal
are here attending the meeting.
First Fine Paid For Jail.
When the little town of Bristow, I.
T . was first started, one of the first
buildings established was a jail.
Owing to the limited amount of tax-
able property ruder the law in tho
Indian Territory the jail was built on
credit, at a cost of $17, and the
structure had been barely finished
when a fight occurred, one man bit
another man's thumb off. Ho was
arrested and fined $17 and the city
was free from debt.
Sapulpa Plans Negro Town.
Forty acres of land has been plat
ted a mile east of Sapulpa and will
be put on sale for negroes only The
vast amount of negroes in tihe terri-
tory has a tendency to keep a feeling
of strife afloat and tho citizens of Sa-
pulpa thought best to establish a
negro town to avoid future trouble.
The most of the negroes of that town
are iu favor of the movement.
Of modern liars, tho State Capital
is tho moat inconslstant.—Harper
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