The Chandler Publicist. (Chandler, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 11, No. 21, Ed. 1 Friday, September 30, 1904 Page: 4 of 8
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THOS. C. WATSON
For Vice President
THOS. H. TIBBLE8
For Delegate to Congress
H. E. STRAUGHEN
For Councilman 1th District
J. B. A. ROBERTSON
For Representative 7th District
L. R. CARPENTER
For Representative 8th District
CHAS. N. BROWN
clerK, Is one of the most popular men
on the fusion ticket. He has had con-
siderable experience in the office to
which he aspires and understands the
various duties of the office thor-
Mr. Stinnett is one of the early set-
tlers of the county and has experi-
enced his share of the hardships and
privations of the pioneer. He has
always been an active fusionUt, (jiv-
ing freely of both time and money for
lhe success of the fusion candidates.
He is kind, courteous and accommo-
dating, and if elected county clerk
everyone is assured of courteous treat-
ment In his office.
Mr. Stinnett Is making a thorough
campaign and is adding to his already
large circle of friends daily.
Be sure to vote for Ev Stinnett on
IS IN REBELLION
Watson Endorsed and Parker
Rolled in the Gravel—Reso
lutions Denouncing Parker
T. J. HINCHEY.
H. G. SHAFFER.
For Probate Judge,
S. A. CORDELL.
For County Attorney,
For Register of Deeds,
V. V. CROUCH.
For County Superintendent,
E. B. SHOTWELL.
T. J. GREENWELL.
For County Weighor
A. J: HAGAN
C. M. TRACY.
For County Commissioners
1st Dist.—JOHN MURPHY.
End Dist.—SHERMAN SPRINGER.
3rd Dist.—W.J. HARDING.
A SHAM FIGHT.
All the papers are full of talk about
the • apathy of this campaign. The
reason Is because aB between the two
old parties it is a sham fight. There
were some military maneuvers on the
old Bull Run battlefield the other day.
There were very large bodies of troops
there, but no one got excited over it
and no one grew enthusiastic. It was
a sham fight. When the real battle
took place the whole world was inter-
ested and every man watched anxious-
ly for the latest scrap of informatiou
concerning it. There was no "sham"
about old Bull Run light. It was the
The campaign that was carried on
during the last two presidential con-
tests between the populists and demo-
crats on one side, and Wall street on
the other, excited the interest of every-
body. It was a real fight. Now the
'blues" and the "browns" of Wall
street have gone out into the field and
divided themselves up into two camps.
They have put up a sham fight and of
course there is no interest in it. The
speakers have no life in them. The
literature spread broadcast over the
land, including Roosevelt's recent
letter of acceptance, nobody reads. It
is all a sham. The nonsense about a
standing army that only numbers about
one soldier to a thousand people can
not chase away much apathy. The
personal assaults on the Bronco Bus-
ter who has been misnamed Trust
Buster, can only excite a lanquid
smile. It is all a sham. Everyone
knows it is a sham.
If the democratic national commit-
tee would publish some extracts from
tha reports of the interstate commerce
commission showing how the railroads
organize to violate the law; if they
would print something about the in-
junctions of the courts against work-
ing men, tell how they enjoined a min-
AU hopes of carrying New Jersey
for Parker were lost when prominent
democrats from all parts of the state
met in convention on the 10th instant
and organized the people's democratic
party and put a full ticket in the field
headed by George A. Honacker. Wat
bod and Tibbies were endorsed.
The convention was a s*ormy one
Several Parker democrats gained ad
mission to the hall, but their efforts
were unavailing. The platform adopt
ed denounced the action of the recent
democratic national convention in a
robust manner. The names ofWatson
Hearst and Bryan were cheered. That
part of the platform denouncing Judge
Parker is as follows:
We decline to follow the lead of
commercial politicians into the camp
of vV all street, and refuse to recognize
the Hills, the Sheehans and the Bel-
monts as proper exponents of popular
rights. That it was the deliberate in-
tent of the managers of the St. Louis
convention to deceive the people,is
proved by the fact that in no essential
particular does the platform of the
dominat party differ.
"Wherefore, We, the people's dem-
ocratic party,in convention assmbled,
indorse the candidacy of Thomas E.
Watson for the office of president of
the United States, and of Thomas H.
Tibbies for the'ollice of vice president.
We demand a strict and impartial en-
forcement of the laws now on the stat-
ute books for the regulation of crimi-
nal trusts and the enactment of such
legislation as will make impossible in
the futuie through the watering of
corporation stock and the issuing of
false statements of values, the im-
poverishment of the investing public."
This convention marks the advance
of the people's party into the strong-
holds of the enemy of the east and
there will be plenty doing in that sec-
REGISTER OF DEEDS ' l^sjand settled on a farm two miles
In calling attention of the voters of west of Carney.
ROBERTSON AT EDMOND.
Hon. J. B. A. Robertson, candidate
for council in the Fourth district, ad-
dressed a large crowd at Edmond last 'or an.v °ne: secondly, that inasmuch
as the typewritten page is only about
this county to the efficiency of our fu-
sion nominees, of the excellent service
done the county through ti eir sys-
tematic work and good judgment we
would have you remember our present
register of deeds.
First, what kind of service do we ex-
pect from our officers?
Let ub see, should he be qualified?
Should he be courteous and kind'*'
Should he be an officer for the entire
people, and not for any political par-
ty or favorites? Should he endeavor
to save the county as much in the way
of expenses as possible? Should he
place under his control, as assistants,
the strongest and most efficient, re
gardless of favoritism or political
We are sure every thinki ig man will
answer these questions affirmatively.
Then let us see if our present regis-
ter of deeds is up to the standard
To be acquainted with Vic Crouch is
to know that he is qualified; to be
about the office and have business with
him is to know him as a courteous
gentleman; to see him serving his con-
stituency and obliging the people
would at once convince you of his big
hearted nature; to know how much he
has saved the county in expenses here-
tofore lost in the way of unnecessary
records would be an item worthy the
consideration of every taxpayer; to
Bee records made and systems inaug-
urated since he became register of
deeds, by h.mself and assistants will
at once convince any one that system,
neatness and accuracy are requisites,
especially when the title to our homes
are being handled.
That Vic Crouch will succeed him-
self as register of deeds and that by
an overwhelming majority, no one
That you may understand just how
Mr. Crouch has saved the county un-
necessary expense in the way of rec-
ords, we would have you know these
The taxpayers must pay for all rec-
ords used in the county offices, and
when you remember that each one of
these records costs from $15 00 to $50.00
you will at once see why this item of
expense is so large.
When Mr. Crouch became register
of deeds, instead of filling his office
with persons who cannot make a leg-
ible record, he purchased at his own
expense a book typewriter for the
This was done for two reasons, first
tiat the records might be made legible
We do not know whether ht was
born in a "log house" or not, but we
do know that all of his life lias been
spent on a farm. He is a mode!
farmer, a leader in experimenting with
different crops and stock. He is no
only a leading farmer but ranks lore,
most in pushing any enterprise that is
for the good of the community.
Unlike many, he came here to make
this his home, and in doing so has in
fluenced others to come. His educa
tlon, like that of the founders and
upbuilders of our government, is
practical, more attention being given
to the moral welfare of sturdy man-
hood than to scientific information.
He possesses an abundance of rare
common sense and ready wit, which
mal'ea him conspicuous in enterprises
He has always taken an active part
in politics, supporting the fusion
ticket with influence as well as with his
ballot. Yet with all of these rare and
highly-prized qualities he might have
rested in state and national obscurity
had it not been for the nature of a
policy pursued by a few political
gi afters in the republican party—a
policy if unhampered will bleed our
nation in such a nature as to make us
forget the civil war.
The detection of this scheme by the
fusion forces brought about a double
determination to nominate a man who
is clean and honest; one who is able
to determine right from wrong in the
enactment of laws, and one who has
the backbone to resist the temptations
of bribery. The basis of this selec-
tion was past record. The man who
has demonstrated his ability to build
up a home and a community is the
man we want to help build up our
ihe selection of Mr. Carpenter con-
forms in thtf' highest measure to the
foregoing basis. He is a man who
will work to build up our territory
and not serve political institution or
corporation, He deserves the sup-
port of every voter who valurs his
territory higher than his party, his
home higher than some corporation
and his posterity higher than import-
ed carpetbaggers —Carney Enterprise.
J. B. Bennett is In from Ponca
township today in the interest of
school land lessees.
Jas. Rogers went to Muskogee, I.T.,
to enter the Henry Kendal military
school at that place.
Mrs. McKowu, wife of Mr. McKown
of this office, and children, went to
Wellston this morning to visit rela-
The Pioneer Telephone company is
preparing to string two more wires
from Oklahoma City to Sapulpa. They
are putting up the best copper wire.
Mrs. J. W. Feuquay is very much
elated over the excellent prospects for
cotton. Her tenant, Will Goines,
brought in a stark of cotton this
morning which contains 252 bolls.
Sue will keep the stalk on exhibit at
FROM WEDNESDAY'S DAILY
Farmer Cox went to Stroud on busi-
Dr. Files is in from Fallis attending
the doctors' meeting this afternoon.
Airs. Lincoln came in last night to
visit her daughter, Airs. Vandiveer.
W. B. Frank is up from Payson this
week ogam taking treatment irom Dr.
Mr. Eaton went to Warwick, where
he is beginning a term of school for
Jake Marcuj, has rented an adjoin-
ing room aku is expanuing his stocK
Clair, the little son of Mr. and Mrs.
Ea Keegau, is quite low with an at-
tack of lever.
A marriage license was issued today
to uiinton Ashcraft and cora Dibbler,
both of Payson.
Hev, Cloud was expected over from
Wellston today to assist in the meet-
ing at tne M,. h,. cnurch.
Elmer Johnson drove in irom Fallis
this morning. K.mer is the liveryman
over there and reports a good busi-
Friday. The Oklahoman says:
"Hon. J. B A. Robertson, confined
his remarks to legislative questions,
giving his views on the same and
pledging himself to work for their en-
actment if elected, He spoke of the
ister from preaching the gospel to the °' leffiBlat,0n affectin* text
miners in West Virginia b°°ks' *ood roads' the school lands,
etc., and put himself on record square-
miners in West Virginia and forbid
the distribution of food to the starv-
ing in Colorado; if they would point
to the continual railroad mergers go-
ing on every day, notwithstanding the
ly in favor of anti-boodle legislation
Mr. Robertson demonstrated that he
possesses an intricate grasp of ques-
tions which are uppermost in the
Trust Buster boasting; if they would '3™ the
in fact, do anything to call attention uflfn ! ' ^
to the nnnHnimi before tho npxt legislature, and his
one-third that of the long-hand, it
saves two-thirds of heretofore neces-
sary records, saves two-thirds vault
space and therefore two-thirds of the
expense item. -
Y ou should remember that these im-
provements have been made at Mr.
Crouch's expense and your gain, an
improvement commendable in the high-
OFFICIAL DIRECTORY OF
THE PEOPLE'S PARTY.
National Committee for Oklahoma
Territory—Spencer E. Sanders, King-
fisher; Mrs. W. H. French, Chandler;
John S. Allen, Norman.
Territorial Officers—R. T. O'Mealy,
chairman, Lamont, Okla.; L. W. Bur-
nett, secretary, Chandler, Okla.
Organizer—F. W. Jacobs, King-
The trouble between Greer and Go-
lobie seems to have simmered down to
a question as to whether or not Frank
Prouty had a meal ticket. Humph.'
That is not hard.
The carnival managementis striving
to arrange a 12-pound, catch-as-catch-
can, go-as-you-please, between Frank
Greer and John Golobie for Friday
afternoon. Golobie refuses to sign
any agreement without witnesses.—
to the continual increasing power of
the money kings, there would be no
lack of interest in the campaign. But
it is a sham light. Everyone knows
it and the consequence is that no one
takes any more interest in it than
they would in any other sham light.
ihere is plenty of enthusiasm among
the populists. They are lighting in
earnest, and all men know it. Every
speech made by Tom Watson has hun-
dreds of thousands of readers., If the
money could be obtained to print them
millions would read them. Every
member of the gray-haird Old Guard
is out on the firing line, and as they
see the hundreds of thousands of new-
recruits coming to them from the east
and the south the old gleam of battle
is in their eyes. With trembling hands
they hold aloft the old banner, and
stagger forward as they hear the clar-
ion voice of Tom Watson coming from
still farther in the front, crying "fol-
There is no sham lighting and no
apathy in the populist ranks—Inde-
address was listened to attentatiyely.
The popularity of his candidacy was
attested frequently by the applause
which greeted his remarks.
The first speaker .of the evening
j was Hon. J. B. A. Robertson, who
again discussed territorial issues. He
went particularly Into the school land
question, which he handled in an able
manner and convinced all who heard
him of his manifest ability to properly
rapresent their interests in the council
of the next assembly."
LEWIS R CARPENTER,
Candidate for representative in the
5th district, is a citizen of Tohee
township, Lincoln county. He came
from Franklin county, Ivas., where he
was born in 1872, to Oklahoma in
The national populist committee an-
nounces that it will have presidential
electors for Watson and Tibbies in
every state in the union, with the pos-
sible exception of two. The committee
hopes to build up sufficient strength
at this election to make petitions un-
necessary four years hence.
What you doin' neighbor? Hal pin'
Hill. What's Bill doin'? Helpln'
Mandy. What'sMandy doin'? Helpln'
mother. What's mother doin'? Tak-
ing Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea
Sensible family.-Corbin & Lynch.
Tom Watson, in his speech at Nash-
ville, Tenn., accomplished a feat that
has never been excelled by any ora-
tor. That was a speech to southern
men, principally upon the negro ques-
tion which was received with round
after round of cheers, and there was
not a sentence in it that was in the
slightest degree offensive to any north-
Timbers of oak keep the old
homestead standing through
liie years. It pays to use the
" Men of oak " are men in
rugged health, men whose
bodies are made of the sound-
c st materials.
Childhood is the time to lay
the foundation for a sturdy con-
stitution that will last for years.
Scott's Emulsion is the right
Scott's Emulsion stimulates
t e gro v. i ng powers of children,
!'. 'ps them build a firm
f r .'. ition for a sturdy consti-
President Roosevelt says in his let-
ter of acceptance:
"As conclusively shown by the bul-
letin ef the bureau of labor, the pur-
chasing power of the average wage re-
ceived by the wage worker has grown
faster than the cost of living."
Both Dunn's and Bradstreet's re-
ports show that the cost of living has
advanced 37 per cent since 1895. There
is no authority in the land except this
report by Carroll D. Wright, which
the independent denounced when it was
irst published, to sustain the presi-
dent's assertion. Every wage earner
knows from his own experience that
it is not true, yet it is inserted in this
formal document. The only advant-
age that the wage earner has received
from the rise in prices, is that while
in the hard times, only one or two in a
family, and sometimes none, could get
employment, they have in the last two
or three years nearly all been able to
lind places. The girls and the boys
have all been put to work and the fam-
ily has been in a more comfortable
j position. But during the last six
I months that has not been the case.
Hundreds of thousands have been
thrown out of work and wages have
been reduced. Every strike for better
wages has failed.—Independent.
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409-415 Pearl Street, New York.
50c. sou SI.OO; all driumfsts.
Fkom Tuesday's Daily
John Murphy came over from Stroud
Mrs. E. B. Shotwell went to Okla-
homa City today.
Tbos. Bridge took an insane woman
to Norman today.
T. A, Webb came over from Fallis
today on business.
Mrs. Frank Beeman came over from
Wellston last night.
H. 0. Notson of Bryan township
was in this morning
A. E. Ross is spending today in
Stroud looking after business matters.
D. H. Young and G. W. Davis
came!over from Wellston this morn-
Dr. Baird is called to Stroud today
wait upon Deputy Sheriff Whit-
more, who is sick.
T. B. Sewell and sister came in last
night from Oklahoma City to visit C.
L. McRae and family. Mrs. McRae
is their sister.
H. A. Frank started for Jefferson
City, Mo., today noon. He will visit
relatives there a few days and go on
to the fair at St. Louis.
Mr. and Mrs. Corbin, father and
mother of Mr. Corbin of the firm of
Corbin & Lynch, came in last night
from Nevada, Mo., to visit their son.
Miss Lou Holland started to Black-
well yesterday to visit a few days
with her brother, Dr. Holland. She
will go from there to Kansas to visit
Dr. H. M. Williams came over from
Wellston today to attend the physi-
cians' association. His wife and baby
accompanied him and they are visit-
ing friends in the city.
License to wed were issued yester-
day to James Pressley Miller of
Okema, I. T.. and Mina Jane Coyer
of Prague; John C. Cerveny and Car-
rie M. Kostai of Prague.
L L. Lewis has resigned his posi-
tion as head clerk in the postoffice and
will assist his brother-in-law in the
county clerk's office. Miss Olive Wil-
son will take his place temporarily.
Mr. Burgess is building an addition
to his building now occupied by
Wolfe's jewelry store. The express
office will be moved into the same
building and more room is needed for
James B. Calvert,of Carroll county,
Mo., is in town today. He is a news-
paper man but has recently made up
his mind to settle upon a farm for the
balance of his life and is very much
Impressed with Oklahoma.
A-recent issue of The Manufactur-
ers Kecord, of Baltimore, comments
very favorably on the display of
Chandler pressed brick which Man-
ager Lee Judd has on exhibition at
the St. Louis world's fair.
Sherman Springer,.,candidate for
county commissioner is looking after
political matters in McKinley and
Wellston townships this week. He is
making a thorough canvass and will
be elected by a handsome majority
Another grocery store will be added
to our city the first of the month. Eu-
gene Deacon of Meers, has rented the
Gordon building and will put in a
first-class stock of groceries. Mr.
Deacon is a man bf considerable
means and will put in a good store.
He and his family will move to Temple
as soon as they can get a house.—
Ralph Robertson, brother of J. B,
A., together with a Mr. Shlpton, both
of Ceswick, Iowa, came in yesterday
from Stroud where they have been vis-
iting. They will visit a few days with
J. B. A, and family and return to
Iowa. Mr. Shipton thinks of locating
in this county.
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