The Hartshorne Sun. (Hartshorne, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 7, 1912 Page: 2 of 6
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D«vott'(1 to Kom Interest? .ind Horn# P.iO(>l*
T. W. MUNTEH, Editor and Prop.
Published every Thursday, and en-
tered at the Post Office at Harts
horna, Oklahoma, as second class
Subscription, One Year - $1.00.
TELEPHONE NUMBER 7.
Thursday, November 7, 1912.
Where is the liitn who said Wil-
son wouldn't tarry thirteen states?
It is a good idea lo be prepared
for a trip up salt creek as n Is the
unexpected that always happens.
Thu atony is over; Us uiigluy poot
consolation, but a fact nevartnelesb,
that they could not all win.
That was .i magnificent rain Tues-
day, (uliit.6 "ti the victor as well as
Wo have met the enemy, and he is
cur'n. Hurrah! for Wilson; and
thrlco hurrah, tor Teddy, who made
tho victory possible.
In the aunaU of American politic* lows and regard the toll of millions
did a candidate for president receive of men merely as an opportunity to
such an overwhelming majority of xuuke use of their established ad
the vote* in the electoral
Wilson's vote Is 4IW of the
(oral voles; Kooseveli iH
with II-' and Taft, 12. Tli
Wo have a few copies of the boost-
er edition on hand yet. All adver-
tisers are entitled to a limited num-
ber of copies free lo mail out It
tbey want them.
Tho Guthrie campaign committee is
■adder but wiser by several hundred
uollars, but the country weeklies have
been the beneficiaries, so the money
has not been thrown away.
ratio party is on trial for its life,
if it fails to make good It will de-
serve the same kind of a drubbing,
and it is pretty sure to get It. The
people have made up their minds
that they are not going to have so
many promises without some per-
orn.amts in keeping with those
promises, and the party that fails to
make good Is sure enough a dead
Now we shall see what we shall
see about the final winding up of
Indian affair*. 1'ossibly the political
papsuckers will take a tuml'le to
themselves and pul the finishing
touches upon a labor that should
long since have been completed but
for their desire to prolong their fat
Jobs. The slogan of the hour is: the
speedy adjustment of Indian affairs.
II is up to the department to com-
plete this work without further un-
necessary delay or suffer the humi-
liation of being thrown out and the
work wound up by an administration
in sympathy with t.he people of east-
ern Oklahoma. Senator Gore, Con-
gressman Garter or Senator Owen,
either of which would be suitable tim-
ber for Secretary of the Interior.
With either of these men at the head
of the Interior department with a
president in sympathy we could con-
fidently expect a speedy and satis-
factory settlement of these matters
which have so long retarded the ad-
vancement of this section and de
prived the Indian of his much need-
ed funds. A new light has dawned
in the east which shall shed Its ef-
fulgent rays on Eastern Oklahoma. It
is a glad da>; let everybody shout,
for the days of the carpet bagger is
of few days and full of microbes.
From out' the dusty archives of po-
litical oblivion we drag our rusty
rooster; we fain would trample upon
the prostrate form of fallen foe, but
crow you lucky bird, crow -let us
hear your musical voice proclaim the
glad tidings of great joy once more.
vantage, it must be handled very
prudently, so that no honest toil
may be Interrupted, no honorable or
useful enterprise disturbed; must
be dealt with by slow stages of well
considered change—change whose, ob-
ject shall be to restore and broaden
opportunity, and destroy nothing but
special privilege and unwholesome
control Those who handle It, there-
fore, must be men who understand
the general interest and have devot-
ed themselves to serving it without
fear or favor.
occupy. Until these are taken, the
great task will halt and wait, the
great task of putting the government
at the service of the people.
Shall wt* not uiove forward to the
final conquest? An organized, united,
and enthusiastic force stands ready,
the only united and militant force
to which the people can turn with
any prospect that they will be served,
promptly, effectively and upon a
clear principle of action—the great
Democratic party, now at last solid
and of clear purpose. To it all who
are full of hope and of the vigor
that makes tomorrows are flocking
—the young men of the nation, the
The trust question must be dealt noble and devoted women who wish
Our booster edition has elicited
very favorable comment. We thank
you very much for the recognition
of the effort thus put forth for the
advancement of our common inter-
est, and we are very grateful for
the liberal patronage extended. Un-
ited we can accomplish great things;
singly, we do but little. Our motto
should be: Let's get together and
If the day of election had been
shoved ahead about thirty days more
Colliers would have been given suf-
ficient time lo have flopped again.
Mabeso this time for Debs. Karller
In the campaign Colliers saw good
and sufficient reason for supporting
Wilson, giving its reasons why the
election or the Bull Moose would not
serve the best purpose at this time.
Hut at a little past the eleventh hour
It floppy bodily for the Hull Moose
candidate and offered all kinds of
apologies for not having done so
sooner. We are unable to account
for the jumping Jack stunt of our
erstwhile esteem Colliers.
There is going to have to be a lot
of crow eating over the state capital
question, and the sooner it is gob-
bled up the better for all concerned.
It Is to be regretted that this ques
tion had to be fought out again, but
we trust it is forever settled now,
and that Guthrie is satisfied by this
time that the people meant what they
said when they chose Oklahoma City
for tho State Capital twice before
The third time certainly ought to
be the charm.
It was a most signal victory for
the democratic party from one end
of the country to the other. Pitts-
burg county made a clean sweep for
the ticket, without the loss of a man.
The only dose race in the county be-
ing that of county commissioner for
this district, and but for the per-
sonal popularity of Mr. Savage he
would not have run the race he did
Mr. Kirkpatrick defeated him by
margin of 59 votes. The balance of
the ticket won out with good safe
Bird McGuire sq. -ed through by
the skin of his teeth. He should
have been defeated by all means,
as he is a Cannon standpatter, and
according to record In congress as
shown up by Mr. LaFollette, Mc-
Guire is a Dr. Jykel and Mr. Hyde—
In other words, a progressive in Ok-
lahoma, but in Washington, is a
standpatter of the deepest dye, hav-
ing fought every progressive move
ment that has been presented for con-
sideration or else is recorded as not
The democrats cannot claim all the
voctory for Tuesday's democratic
landslide. Of course they presented
an unbroken front in the battle of
ballots, but the evidence shows that
they had lots of help from some
other quarter, presumably from the
ranks of the progressive wing of the
republican party, who having grown
sick and tired of standpatism
characterised by the Taft adminis-
tration, voted for Wilson, believing
It the only hope of effective reform
It is not so much a party victory as
it is a people's victory. Never b<
fore in the history of the nation did
RALLY DAY MESSAGE
The following patriotic utterances
were peuned by our next president
on the eve of the election, intend
ed to have beeu read as a rally day
message, to be released for publica
tion on November 5. It is so typical
of the statesman that Wilson has
proved himself to be, and contains so
much food for thought, that we give
it to our readers in full. It is splen
did document. Read it all:
Friends and Fellow Citizens W<
stand face to face with a great de-
cision, a decision which will affect the
whole course of our national life and
our individual fortunes throughout th
next generation. We must make that
decision on the 5th of November, It
cannot be postponed. We cannot vote
without making it, and if we do not
vote those who do will make it for us.
Tile next four years will determine
how we are lo solve the question of
the tariff, the question of the trusts,
the question of the reformation of
our whole banking and currency sys-
tem, the conservation of our natural
resources and of the health and vigor
of our people, the development of
our means of transportation, the right
application of our scientific knowledge
to the work and healthful prosperity
of our whole population, whether in
the fields or in the factories or in
the mines, the firm establishment of
a foreign policy based upon Justice
and good will rather than upon mere
commercial exploitation and the sel-
fish Interests of a narrow circle of
financiers extending their enterprises
to the ends of the earth, and the
extension of the assistance of the
government to those many programs
of uplift and betterment to which
some of the best minds of our uge
have turned with wise hope and
There is much to be done, and it
must be done in the right spirit and
In the right way, or it will deepen
our troubles, not relieve them. The
tariff question must be solved in the
Interest of those who work and spend
and plan and struggle, those who are
finding a foothold and working out
a career, those who touch thei sources
of strength and are quick with the
pulse of a common life, for the sak<
with in the same way with this dis-
tinct and single program, to destroy
monopoly and to leave business in-
tact, to give those who conduct en-
terprise no advantage except that
which conns by efficiency, energy
and sagacity, those only fountains of
honorable wealth, every man reward-
d according to his insight and en-
terprise and service, his mastery in
an open field. Currency and bank
ing questions must be discussed and
settled In the Interest of those who
use credit, produce the crops, manu-
facture the goods, and quicken the
commerce of the nation, rather than
in the interest of the banker and
the promoter and the captain of fin-
ance, who if set off by themselves
in the management of such tilings,
too easily lose sight even of their
own intimate and inseparable re-
lation to the general needs and inter-
ests of the rank and file. Forests
must be renewed, and mines and
water courses must be husbanded and
preserved, as If we were trustees for
all generations, not merely for our
own, for the sake of communities
and nations and not merely for the
immediate use of those who hasten
to enlarge their enterprises and
think only of their own profits. The
government must employ its powers
and spend its money to develop a
whole people and a whole continent,
and at the same time keep them free
and alert and unhampered, its eye
always on the common use and pur-
pose, its thought constantly of what
will happen to the average man and
of what will be prepared for the
We must consider our foreign
policy upon the same high principle.
We have become a powerful member
of the great family of nations. The
nations look to us for standards and
policies worthy of America. We must
shape our course of action by the
maxims of justice and liberality and
good will, think of the progress of
mankind rather than of the progress
of this or that investment, of the
protection of American honor and
the advancement of American ideals
rather than always of American con-
tracts, and lift our diplomacy to the
levels of what the best minds have
planned for mankind. We must de-
vote the power of the government to
the service of the race and think at
every turn of men and women and
children, of the moral life and physi-
cal force and spiritual betterment of
those, all of those for whom we pro-
fess to have set government up.
None of these high things can be
to see better days for their children
and for all who are oppressed, the
men wl.o never grow old but always
press forward to enterprises of the
new age, all who desire free oppor-
tunity and love the public course
that is just and righteous and quick
with the hopes of mankind. A great
people is turning its face to the light,
not desiring a revolution, but loving
the right and determined to set it
up, wisely, temperately, honorably,
with prudence and patient debate, not
in irritation or in haste, but like
men, not like children. It is a great
day and a propitious one. The re-
sponsibility is ours, and we shall
assume it knowing what it means.
The decision of the 5th of November
will usher in, if we be true, a new
day of confidence, freedom and pros-
perity. It will be no niggardly
triumph of a party or a faction, but
the triumph of a people. The Demo-
cratic party will be, not the selfish
victor, but the trusted instrument,
and the years that follow will test
every principle of the great republic.
God grant we shall be worthy to pre-
vail. WOODROW WILSON.
If it is sporting goods you are after, you don't need to go any
further—stop right here—we've got 'em.
Guns, Ammunition, Coats and
All the Fixings
We can fit you out of an expedition from start to finish, and
send you on your way rejoicing.
Buggies, Wagons and Harness
in stock, and i
want, to order.
prepared to make any kind of harness you may
Vortex Hot Blast Stoves
are the heaters of the hour. They furnish the maximum of heat
for the minimum of fuel. They cost but little, if any more, and
last a WHOLE LOT longer. You will find it economy to buy a
Vortex Hot Blast. You can afford to make a special visit to this
store and let us show you.
done, because none of them can be
conceived, from the point of view of
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of "the power that tills the fields lift their heads a little above
those who at present exercise power
over us at Washington. No estab
lished policy of the Republican party
can be used for such ends. "The
black magic of campaign funds'' can-
not work these miracles. The gov
eminent at Washington has not in
half a generation been conducted
from the point of view or by the
counsel of the nation as a whole, but
by the advice and with the consent
of those who have extorted special
favors from it, a very small number
of persons with their own objects
constantly in view, it may be uncon-
scious ot their selfishness, certain
ly unconscious of the interests of
the vast majorities whom they ignor
ed in their scheme of prosperity. The
great task that waits to be done can
be done only by a free government
with its eye upon the whole people
and such a government we have not
had since the IMngley and Aldrlch
tariffs began to be built up favor by
favor and trusts began to multiply
under the very prohibitions of the
law. The Republican party is Irre-
trievably committed and bound to go
In the very opposite direction from
that in which release and freedom lie.
It has become a party of special
IKiints of view.
The country has already perceived
this. Everywhere there has been a
steadily gathering revolt by the
voters. Twenty-six of the forty-eight
state governments are now under
Democratic executives. In the legis-
latures of the forty-eight states the
!>emocrats outnumber the Republi-
cans by a majority of 200. Seventy-
three of the 120 chief citlis of the
country have Democratic mayors.
There are now 227 Democrats in the
national house of representatives and
only 161 Republicans. The tide gath-
ers in greater and greater volume.
Only the presidency and the senate
Long live thei president-elect.
William J. Bryan must feel
a King maker sure enough.
Gov. Wilson went to bed early on
election night, fn defiance of the
brass band and the glee club.
Your wise campaign manager coll-
lects a few good excuses as he goes
There ought to be bargains iu Con-
stantinople real estate about now.
The tariff is the one institution
that reformers insist should be re-
vised downward instead of being up-
The rapidity with which the war
correspondents have been going to
the front is equaled only by that dis-
played by the Turks in hastening to
Prudence would suggest that the
l'J12 campaign funds be thoroughly
investigated at once, so that the
1916 race may run without any his-
There can be no doubting the
patriotism of Uie Greek who would
rather fight at home than hold a
situation at good wages in America.
When a woman is getting the best
of a man in an argument he may win
out by suddenly closing her mouth
with a kiss.
The way of a transgressor would
not seem hard if he could afford
To a mere man, marriages seem
far more important "before" than
Turkey may discover presently that
the Balkan territory is rocky and not
worth quarreling about.
It is perfectly safe for purposes of
abbreviation to call the Bulgarian
army Bulgars, but not burglars.
The Supreme Court is trying to
decide what a rotten egg is, and
a case of Cold Storage product is
exhibit A. In this instance, the best
way to reach a decision would be to
"drop the case."
The great need of aviation just
now seems to be a machine that will
fly either side up.
The letting of a contract for armor-
piercing shells to an English firm
should teach some of our home manu-
facturers that the Government is
not quite the easy mark it used to be.
Senator LaFollette says he did not
vote for Roosevelt, Taft or Wilson.
This man is hard to please all right.
China wants to borrow more money
on the same old security. That na-
tion is certainly being rapidly civil-
Gen. Felix Diaz lately formed a
provisional cabinet some of the mem-
bers of which were in Mexican pris-
ons. Now that the general is him-
self in prison he should call a meet-
ing of his cabinet.
Germany has already produced syn-
thetic milk and synthetic rubber and
the synthetic cow cannot be far
away. Then artificial beefsteak shall
usher in an era of good feeling and
Alf. Vanderbtlt has just inherited
another $30,000,000. Here's one
man who knows where his winter's
fuel is coining from.
It is interesting to see our new shoe-repairing machine in opera-
tion. Shoes half-soled and repaired in a few minutes. It's sure the
thing for a man with only one pair of shoes. We fix them while
you wait—and the beauty part is you don't have to wait a week
General line of shelf and heavy hard wan
Woven wire fencing, etc.
■arried in stock.
Hartshorne Hardware Co.
Flagged Train With Shirt.
Tearing his shirt from his back
an Ohio man flagged a train and
saved it from a wreck, but H. T.
Alston, Raleigh, N. C„ once prevent-
< d a wreck with Electric Bitters. "1
was in a terrible plight when I be-
gan to use them," he writes, "my
stomach, head, back and kidneys
were all badly affected and my liver
was in bad condition, but four bot-
tles of Electric Bitters made me
feel like a new man." A -trial will
merit for any stomach, liver or kid-
ney trouble. Price 50 cents at the
City Drug Store.
a political party receive such a drub-'and builds the cities" and not for those citadels of power which the
bing as has been handed to thejthe sake of special groups of men constitution makes It hardest for the
Taft adm'u!a*ra!l^ii. Never before who donilnato and control their fel-| people's minorities to capture and
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