The Enid Events. (Enid, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 15, 1907 Page: 2 of 8
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ENID - EVENTS
Sikcntct *o tfc« Garfield CeoBty
Reput k«r and Co t*j bitn
j The nomination of Isaac Regier fnr ticket to victory. .AS TO MR EPLEY
' treasurer must certainly appeal to all ^ — When the republicans of the second
las being deserving. Not that the It is needless for the Events to -say district defeated C.' G. Epley 'or re-
for the office were i that it is hiphly pieased with the j nomination they turned down the
not deserving, as they were to anemi- j nomination of George a Kennedy for best friend the taxpavers of Garfield
uent degree, but because as the rtp- state senator. Our est I mate of the county ever had-ttley turned down
•resentative of the Germans of Gar- man was published in a reoent isstie tfie (food old watch dog who had de-
aeld comity his nomination must be and is fresh in ti e minds of all our tended their liomes. If you had a
F EVERETT PURCELL Editor considered as a recognition o? that readers. We are prepared to stake good faithful old watch dog-wlio had
stalwart portion 6f our population, all upon our former endorsement of not only guarded your home but had
la'the nation, as well as locally, the the man. and. if lie does not make saved the lives of your children at
Geroan is ever the good cltiien. the good we wilt voluntarily relinquUhall some time, you would be ungrateful
isubstantial householder, the willing c|tim to respect. However, we know
worker, the ever, earnest, faithful that Keouedy witl make good, feel
patriot and defender of his adapted j that his election is assured and guar-
Jaod—Uie land he loves an hundred- ^ntee him unequivocally as an able
fold more than lie does the Father- defender of the taxpayer and citlien
1 land—and for which land lie will lay
down his life and his all. Coming
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE IHO PC*
REPUBLICAN STATE TICKET
FRASK FRANTZ, Enid.
For Congressman First Distriot—
HOJi. B. S. McGUIRE
Lieutenant governor—X. G. TTuak,
Secretary of'sttte—Tom ltefeoet.
Attorney general—Silas ReM £1
Treasurer—Mart StiltweiL Bartles-
Corporation Commissioeens- Pat-
rick bore. Westville; John Jensen.
Perry; O. A. Crottou, Sliawnee.
Mine inspector—David Halstead.
Auditor—J. E. Dvche. Lawton.
Superintendent of public instruc
tion—Calvin Ballard, South McAles-
State eiamtner—J. S. Fisher T-exa-
Labor commissioners—A. Ijl Merlin, j
Superintendent of publiccharities—
Miss Hazel Tomlison. Tillman county.
Clerk supreme court-J. A'. Speake,
First—John R. Thompson. Musko-
Second—W. B. Johnsm, Ardmore.
Third -John Cotteral. Guthrie.
Fourth—Frank liillette. Anadarko
Fifth— YV. W. Snoddy, Alva.
from across Uie sea where all Is exac-
tion. If not oppression, where all is a
pioched struggle against theiron bauds
of fate, a crowded existence with cur-
tailed rights and little liberry-to
this great free nation, where ev ry
man is as good as any other man. and
where energy constitute--, the only
badge of success, where no limitation
is placed upon endeavor, no forced in-
military or other duties, but where lie
indeed If you deliberately kiiled that
old dog because some of your neigh,
bors did not Hke Him. C. V. Epley
built a monument which shall endure
forever to the glory of Garfield county
asagainst the usual herds of legisla-' in tlie shape or a court house: he es-
tive manipulators and grafters. Ken- tablished the county finances upon
nedy will be ia the game from stait cash basis: he purchased county sup-!
to (Irtish and his record in the state plies tor two years and a half; his ef-
senate will refl«ct glory upon Garlleld forts decreased the<county levy to 11
eouotj. mills and to his work is directly !|
traceable the present condition of
The no-aioation of Joseph M. Pof- county finances. With t200.n000 in the i
ter. for tlie legislation from the Enid i county treasurey, with no indebted-1
district, was a happy hit. Porter is ness, with Garfield county the banner
a loyal Enid booster, always in the ! county of the new state--and all di>e. |
front rank at pushing things, consci- In the main, to the work of C. G. j'
and his family pursue the even tenor
of an unmolested and happy way—
Die German is highly appreciative
and delights to note that his loyalty
and tidelty Is recognittd and consid-
ered as ail asset by the sturdy men
with whom he ciBj his lot. There- i
entious. Iiouest and deserving. He
witl prove to be a valuable man in the
legislature, will be apposed to all
grafting combinations, -will be alive
Epley. To tlie work of the man who j |
spent six years and a half of his old j
age In establishing upon a sound basis j
a great oount.y—without taint of i
workings and will .provie*! tfraft, without hope of reward, except \
representative of Garfield the'esteem of his fellow citiaen—who
received paltry pay for his work in i'
dollars and has been humiliated in j
his old age by a defeat forhisser-
pruperasa recognition and
tion will prove a greater one.
In ti* nature of things the register Mo°"\ Cam<
deeds contest was a hard fought * Wauk T? f ,lie QPen"
REPUBLK AN COUNTY TICKET.
battle. There were eight candidates. ■
and. inasmuch as it was a foregone
conclusion to begin with that seven
ing of tl<e strip. He has since been
engaged in business there. He rep-
resented Stephens county, Kansas, ill
of them would be disappointed. in ; ^e leg.s atlire t wo terms In.fore corn-
saving that, the libra illation of Charles if0 nfi '*• ««« him
B Lon cor was eminently a strong ja ^ 0 ,Stnet i"t«<r,t* a"d ""
one the Events does so without refer- 'I*"*110""1 honesty. Moore has been
a delegate in about every
Probate Judge—J. B Cuiliseu
County Clerk—Ira Williams.
County Attorney—H. ti. M.-Keever.
Register of Djeds—Chas. Loiigcor.
Court Clerk—J. M. Fillebrowu.
Surveyer—B. F. Lewis.
State Senator- Geo. A. Kennedy.
Representatives—J. M. Pouter:
CO 'I UISSIONKIIS
First district—H. II Champlin
Second distr.ct-S. M. Kiuimel.
Third district—W. H. Wilson.
fore, the nomination of Isaac Itegier!
immediately becomes fiuirig and Tt>e nomination of Charles Moore ( hands«f fai ranr
his elec for ,he legislature from the outside j *K** at th° bfndhof
district was by acclamation aRd s P"rchasiug agent for Garfield
certainly the man lor the place. 'or *our years and a half C. G.
Epley purchase! many thousand dol-
lars worth of supplies. He purchased
the new ju.il fixtures at a cost of sev-
eral thousand dollars, rhj court house
furniture at several th >usand luore,
the regtlar yearly supplies which cost
the couiity twelve to fifteen thousand
dollars annually. On all these sup.
plies grafting purchasing age"ts for
re'nMhlWn receive twenty per cent. In
epuDlkan |hg ^ years and a c q
Epley could have received say 20 per
cent on SltM,000 which would have
amounted ts fc'iUwo. Did he do it?
We all know lie did not. He never
received a dollar. Instead of pocketr
ing that he secured that much
of a reduction on hills and saved that
money to the laspavers of the
Did lie right?
Ought he to have pocketed that
And yet he is rewarded for his un-
> •«—Theif°r is
ence to other candidate--. Mr. Long-
cor is deserving of any honor the county convention .i,« the opening,
party can pay him. I a fact, he de- ,ias •** >'^d worker both for tbe
i serves (!« best there is going. His parry. a"'l /j""* of the
i record is that of fourteen years of
correct citizenship in Garfield county,
I as a hard worker, at all times, for re-
publican success, of unquestioned
f co :nty, and particulaily lor the de-
j velopment of Waukomis. Hedeserved.
in the highest degree, the honor paid
him in the nominal ion and is amply
able-to represent our oouuty in eicel-
STAPLE AND FANCY
Fresh Meats and Fruits.
Also fine line of
Garden Seeds of all Kinds.
Get your seed Potatoes
Phone 133, N. E, Corner Sq'
ability and genuine principles of lion-1. . . ,
or and right. We congratulate the I ^ " W"" ken,i<id^
republican convention upon its selec- j or'*r H" ' °.ort! ,H "ie lir!,t'sU't€
tiouof Longcor, and know that its N Mature barlie'd couutr will be
members ll< never have cans9 to re- fU"y ""d ably
gret their choice.
D. M. Asher and Harry O. Glasser.
fact that lie was nominated by accla- aees *or t,lose positions, Mr. A>ljer;trjcf
■nation marked by enthusiastic scenes | 'iav'"B served several terms as justice j
Justice of the Pea^.s
Glasser, D M. Asner
E li 1—II. (!).
The Republicans of Garfield eouut>y..
at their convention held in Hitsoitv
last week, nominated what to our mo-
tion, is the strongest ticket in t he
history of the county. Tlie delegate*
exercised splendid judgment, amd.
while it was hard to sel ct between
several strang candidates, yet no «ia-
take was made in the selection and lember 17.
had the convention selected from \
among other candidates for noiniua- J. M. Fillebrown
Becouse-one man in his riist'ictj
<wf>o«a we are informed owns stock j
m a certain Enid paper, and believe
it to be a fact) refused to enter j
an unfair, unjust deal at his dies
vj„ | lounaauon tor a law practice. We Th„. . „ ,u '
aeclama ion by the majority party ir,: consider the nominations especially ' fMio^ w.Epiev's d'Sct j
tins county. It *as only his wide ac- «0#d- a,ailist hiB1. Thaf,s w| the jsoo ■
quafnianoe and the fact that he is a was sown broadcast. That's why he ,
known quantity thit allowed for hira ^he nominees for commissk>nersare was defeated
Hie splendid compliment paid, aud he | old time Hgures in the county. We j ow ma„ refused to allow
and positive contentment is the best ^a"sas and knowing well the law. i
endorsement of the man. Had ),|si ndMr. Glasser being a law gradu&te. '
abilities, his qualifications for tlie . with several years practice, and takes
ottice, his knowleoge, his courtesy and ^le 'u order to becoaae mtn-
ir integrity not iieen well known lie : ^uced better to the people and lay a
w.. ild never have been nominated by i 'ounduLion for a law practice. We;
Is where you buy your GROCERIES,
FRESH. NEW and CLEAN. Every- =
thing you need from =
TURKEYS, CHICKENS I
The finest line of HEINZ goods in tht ~
town. MiDce Meat, Bulk Olives and r
Bottled goods. =
A large shipment of NUTS, GRAPES,
BANANAS, ORANGES. Everything -
to please. Try us. Prompt delivery. -
We are here to please. - |
will t* one of the leaders of tl.e ticket I know just as well what they will do t0 (ie coutrol!ed in the
in our triumphant election on Sep- as if they had served several terms j traMoil of an i,ljusfk.c and „...
tion, they had done just as well, owf-14cowwn quantity who was nominated
point being that the personuei of ap -I by acclamation because everybody
plicants before the convention fof -knew him and wanted to keep him in
nomination guaranteed astrongtieke< tlie harness. Weall know what Fille-
whoever had been nominated. How hiown will do when elected court
ever, all the candidates could not be ' olerk. He'll do business right. HI
n >n inated. Some must nesd neces-
sary to be disappointed, but tiiose
nominated are certainly highly cred-
itable to this good old county of Gat-
injustice and, five
MAN named j
i he next republican
nominee from tlie district.
Epley refused to be controlled in an
unjust sclieme aud was defeated, hu-
re warded for his
already. In the first district IE H. I montiis *(,o the ONE
Champlin represents the substantial w(w was l0 ^
business interests. He is conserva-
tive safe and has the confidence of all
classes of people. He has made an
eminent success of his own affairs and j miliated—thus
it is but to be expected that he will • fidelity.
make the same kind of a success in! So far as Mr. Kimmel is con-
, ,. , ^ . , handling the affairs of the county, j cerned he is one of the best citi-
«lection .s assured and there is no use In the second districts. W. Ki.nmei j Mns of tfle collntv XJ)e K
t««ay anything more about It at this! represents the farmer who has made wants t0 hjlB elected.
good. He settled upon his farm in ! not
Olive township at the opening of Die jng
Ouliison, as probate judge, I
Anay Morrison finally won the
aurel of Ills dreams. Andy has been
disappointed time and again, as we
all know, but he always took his med-
icine like a soldier, came up smiling.
J. 41. •Ouliison, as probat* judge,'sLrip' is a breeder of fine stock,
comes 'iu under the head of a ^aD(*'er a"d shipper of cattle, also
••ke e>wn quantity." His record ^ conc^ucts his farm and the land he
ptwbete judge is read and known of 'las 'ease^ and is known on the east
all eitiisens. That he has made a good j slde of t,ie county as reliable and able,
offloer wias ably attested bv the ! ^av'Dt? fhe confidence of his neighbors
onreet/ien and his renemination
that he will administer wel! the af-
always working for the success of tlie was without reference to the abilities faire of commissioner. In the third
ticket-'. Dewing gave him a run for
his money, but the country stood by
Andy, aud our opinion Is that they
will stand by hira stronger in tlie
election. There is no use to dwell
upon his qualifications as his two
years service as under sheriff are tlie
best attest ac to his ability. He will
elected, along with the entire repub-
lican ticket, although his majority
may be several hundred above the ! avers that he will <y uti« e
usual party maierity in the county, jdidate. However,
or standing of Mr Wilson, being in-i^8tr'et we have Wra- li- Wilson, of | Kimmel was not a candidate in any
tended only m a reward forservices. 'aul,'orrlis townsihp. The Eventscan sense, nor did he authorize the use of
The judc®ei t of the convention wasj°"'y reiterate what it said in an-; his name, yet his name was used and
that OvUiwMi bad done well and was nouni-''nS hiseandidacy. His election the throat of faithful old
is one of the cinches of the campa gn cut thereby.
at'd ,le be elected because he de- i As we said before we honor Mr.
t a party to the scheme, had noth-
- to do with it. He is honest to a
fault and will make a splendid com-
missioner. The Events thinks he j
ought to be elected. Mr. Kimmel i
was a grrat enough man iand we shall |
always honor him for it) to arise in (
the convention and protest that he j
was not a candidate and would riot
be unless Mr. Epley withdrew. Mr.
s-rves to be elected. In-cause he is tlie ( Kimmel and take pride in his honesty
est man for the place, because he and citizenship. We want him
Horace Greely MeKeerer stands par
etcellence in Garfield county both as
a lawyer and a citizen. As before
s'^ated by this paper be woe his spurs
by har4 work and by virtereof merit.
He is strong In that peop.e believe in
him, are assured of his integrity and
know that, when elected, he will ad-
minister the duties of his oRlce with-
out gran 1 standis-o—wedded to duty,
able to cope with all situations, he
will usher a new era into the county
attorney's office constituting it Into a
powerful factor, raiting it from weak-
ness to strength, vacillating impul-
siveness to vigorous action—so that
when some big ?uit comes along in
entitled to another term as his re-' "
ward. There was a rumor out that
Joe Jteobs had withdrawn from the
race as democratic candidate for this''— "" k' «, oa-suse rie ana citizenship. We want him
office, upon heartiig of Otilllson's nom- wl,a' 10 do and Inw to do it, elected. He deserves to be and is!
ination; this tsdenied by Jacobs.who 660111186 ,ie wi" roake the u®e s c- | qualified to guard the people's rights •
can-'ces® °'business that he has but will never condone the unmanly'
ite might as well ma(le of ,lls own because he will pro- scheme thst slaghtered Epley.
save his money and por«ti*j* meat for!teet "le 'ntefests of the taxpayers.
his children, as Ciiiliauti u. certain of s,lort' Messrs. Champlin, Kiramel T"r~
election. a d Wilson are qualified in every way When Mr. Epiey refused to enter!
to duplicate the splendid record of an unfair deal the One Man informed ^
t-ieorge Itainey was renominated fori' prtseilt ^osrfl snd l?ive us a con- him that he would never be ccmmis-
county superintendent. (>e;rge made ""uatl°" °' ,lle present good work 1 sionero.' Garfield county again. The
his campaign upon his record aud the ^°'"K °" 'n t,le int«rest of the tai t hreat was made good.
1yy tlie company
by the kitchen!
A Gas Raag«?
High-class Ranges at low prices,
on small monthly payments.
Enid Electric & Gas Co
convention decided that his record
was good, that he had done good work
and cught to lie retained in office.
As a matter of fact lUiney has made
agoodoffi_>er is eminently qualified
as shown by his three years of service
now past and his election will simply
mean a continuation of good work in
The entire republican ticket will be' N"e ,iave always understood that it
elected First—because it is com- was contrary to the law to dynamite
posed of able, conscientious, worthy ' riyers for fish, even with the sanction
men. Second—because this is a Be- i of a hiKh official.
publican landslide year from Frantz
to the end of Die ticket.
Fire and Tornado
Written in good reliable companies, also all
classes Oof SURETYQBONDS furnished on
short notice. Your patronage is] respectfully
Phone No "5
A ihebeu r-bn«cb Building
The Chamber of Commerce should
not cease activity for a minute. Ev-
, Tlie renomination of B. F. Lewis.,
which the countv is interested our' for survey0r was made In substantial efy thing worth while requires an
people wih have no ,ears of its being style. Hen has served for four years «"ort. The proper effort will bring
properly bandied. In nominating and a half, they all know him, he fills 4^out big things for Enid.
McKeever the convention met the ap- oie bill a„d the convention saw no ~— —;—-—;
proval of the people and tlie selection use 0f change In view of the fact that 1 The next time Mcfinwm .
will be ratified enthusiastically at the the o1l«-e his no t'reat pmoiu.nMnr m,L- ime McGowan assays to
p:\ls. I r"" ®ake speech lie will be careful as t0
The Events crosses the Rubicon
this week anl begins its march to-
Mc qwan is one man who. in fu*
ture republican conventions, need not
I>cwis will go right abng with the where lie secures his inspiration.
Okiaho na ■
suit? hiseeruinly been
eakle r. lee
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