The Hollis Post-Herald. (Hollis, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 24, 1916 Page: 4 of 8
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The Hollis Post-Herald
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY
T. B. HUFF, Owner and Editor.
Entered at the Post Office at Hollis, Oklahoma, as second class
iubscription rate per year $1.00
thursday, august 24,1916.
A DEMOCRATIC OPPOR-
, (By Chas. F. BaricU,)
In the forthcoming election
there are but two propositions
to amend the Constitution of
fair Election Law,"etaoin etaet
the State. These are the So-
cialist "Unfair Election Law,"
and the Socialist-Republican
scheme to repeal the registra-
tion Act and usurp certain pow-
ers that were given to the Leg-
islature by the Constitution.
Remember when you phone for your breakfast meat to be de- Both of these amendments are
livered in 30 minutes or less time, that possibly there are a dosen; jn fact the Unfair Election;
such orders waiting at the same time, and it is impossible for all j l^v is the most vicious and
to be served at the same time. I revolutionary proposition ever
presented to the voters of this
or any other state. In this
campaign, however, the Demo-
crats will have the "swat-stick"
and they should use it without
The voters of this State have
declared by their heavy majori-
ties against the nine constitu-
tional amendments submitted
at the Primary election, that
. . , , , , , they want no further tinkering
It is amusing how some men, because they have had about w?th the Constitution. They
Partial showers have fallen over the county this week, and in
some places sufficient to help the crops considerably. We under-
stand that southeast of town some hail fell Tuesday afternoon.
Don't fail to read the "Ready-print" pages of the Post-Herald
this week, as they contain some very interesting news, both State
.and National. We are proud of our "Ready-print" service, and
want our readers to read it, for it is not as the old time service
was years ago, but it contains right up to the minute happenings.
Special Low Prices
For the next few days we will make some
extra low prices on bummer Merchandise.
twenty years experience in the newspaper business, are so very! believe it is good enough. The
willing to give advice to those of lesser experience, telling them; primary elect'on and the history
how to get up a newsy paper. Such advice coming from a man 0f past elections prove that our I
that gets out a real newsy paper himself, should have some present election laws are hon-1
weight, but when it comes from a fellow that does not get out' est, practical and effective, and
any more news than the fellow he is trying to advise, it goes in the' peop^ know how"to get re- i
one ear and comes out the other. We say, "pluck the mote out of nruipr the>f law^ Th n
thine own eye, first," brother. j why should we comtemplaLe ~
0 ! their repeal, and even conider
At no time has the newspapers faced such a crisis in print pa-' the vicious plan" of taking elec-
per as they are now up against. It ha not only increased in price tions out from under the Jaw
the past twelve months one hundred and fifty per cent, but the an<^. handing them over to the
supply is running so low that sixty days from now it is doubtful chairman of the three political
Whether it can be had at anv price. One year ago we paid 3.25 parties. Under the "Unfair
per 1000 sheets 30i/>x44 inches, and today it costs $7.15 f. o. b. Election Law," the Socialist
Oklahoma* City, and this price will not last long unless a change State Chairman, elected at a
Is made. Therefore, in order for the publishers to continue to secret referendum by the Red
print their papers they will be forced to raise their subscription Card members of that organi-
rates sufficient to meet this situation. And we warn those that zation> and the Republican
wish to renew their subscrintions to do so at once if they wish State Chairman, elected by his
;to get the paper for one dollar, for we expect to raise the price hencbmen under gag rule for a
i right away. i term of four years when the
: j rules of his party provide for a
; two year term, would have the
We have just returned
from the East and have
bought heavier than ev-
er before. Having two
Stores to buy for, we
have got the very best
Prices to be had.
gossett gives his own
i .SHIRT TO NEEDY YOUTH
, SO HE CAN GO TO WORK
• An ^pplicapt fbr work came
;to Manager Gossett of the mu-
1 nicipal employment bureau
j Tuesday and could not take a
was hungry and had no shirt; entire control and appointment
and was penniless. Gossett not of the State Election Board, and
only bought him a meal, then the same vicious and revolu-
pulled off his own shirt and tionary -jaunta would dominate
Brave it to the needy one, who and control the appointment of
was 21 years old. i county and precinct election
He is iiow at work and will boards. Neither of these par-'
- v /-. 1.1. Gossett a shirt out of his ties are State-wide parties,
job Gossett offered because he first funds.—Star-Telegram. I Neither of them have a work-
We will show the very BEST THINGS at
the lowest prices in Town.
GARDNER & LONG
t. :r; •
McClintic Thanks Voters
i '']■ Washington, D. C.
.• The splendid vote given me at the primary, which was 3298
more votes than the total received by both of my opponents, was
the highest compliment I have ever received in my life. This action
on the part of my people abundantly compensates me for my ef-
forts in working for good legislation, and, while I have put in ov-
er one year of the hardest work I ever performed in my life, I
have the satisfaction of feeling thaf every person who is inter-
ested in Oklahoma and good government will be satisfied with my
record in Congress.
I have assisted in passing and have voted for every bill that
will better the conditions of the Laboring class. I have voted for
every bill that will improve conditions on the farm. I have intro-
duced bills providing for a system of rural credits; federal aid
for the construction of roads; protection for innocent purchasers
against infllated bonds or watered stock; eauitable division of
the Oklahoma reclamation fund, and many other measures some
of which have passed both houses and are now law.
I believe that my bill giving to Oklahoma over 40,000 acres
of public land and approximately $200,000 will be enacted into
law at the short session, as every committee has made a unani-
mous report in favor of same, and it. is now on th^ TTnan'"r«n"s
Concent Ca'endar of the House. This matter nas been pending
for nine years and has alwavs terminated adversely to the state,
yet, T Kn-p been cHp to resurrect it, and the entire OV^ahoma del-
egation feel that this relief will soon come to the sta^e.
X Hptprrr>i"ed that the neoWe of my district sha1! receive
all the hplp that the jrovernment gives to anv other section^ the
United States. Reeardless of your politics. I want you to call on
me for any assistance I can give you, as it will be a pleasure to
I am not sure when I can come home, so I take this method
of thanking all of the people for the vote of confidence given me.
I am, Faithfully yours,
(Signed) Jim McClintic.
ing majority in ah the counties,
of the State, and yet to tnis
pair of irresponsicle political j
adventures this ' Unfair" lawj
proposed to commit the appoint- •
ment of the Election Board and*
the control of future elections.
The proposition to repeal the
Registration Act has'nothing of
Argument in its favor. The
leaders of the minority parties
have boasted of their success in
getting all their party members
registered. They hate the law
because it exposes their weak-
ness, and because it holds downj
the votirg privilege to the legal
and legitimate citizenship of
the state, but they have not
one sound argument to offer
why this law should be repeal-
ed. The law of registration
within the cities has been an
accepted and popular fact for
years in Oklahoma, and the un-
iversal registration law now in
effect, by which the legal voters!
of the country are registered I
will be equally popular as the
years go by. ,
During the primary campaign;
the Socialist and Republicans!
urged every voter in their par-
ties to vote "No" on all the a-
mendn'.ents, and in the forth-
coming campaign the Demo-
crats <.an urge, with a clear c"m-:
science, that every voter wheth-
er Democrat, Republican or So-
cialist should vote "No ' on the
vicious measures which have
been proposed to debauch elec-
tions and prostitute the election
machinery of the state.
Meridian Gets First Bale.
Meridian, Texas, Aug. 22.—
T. G. Carlton, who lives three
miles north of here, brought
the first bale of the season here
yesterday. It was purchased
bv W. M. Connolly & Co. at
14.10c per pound and brought
$120.95, including a premium
i?iven by the Commercial Club.
VV ANTED—Young Men With
Nerve. Good pay, short hours,
opportunity for travel, advanc-
ement; normal physique, good
references required. Aviation
Dep't. THE O'CONNER COR-
PORATION, 6309 S. Eggleston,
We supply the larger share
of School Supplies used in Hol-
lis. This is because we have
the best and largest assortment
and because we give special at-
tention to the needs of school
CITY DRUG COMPANY.
I have suspended my meat
business till a new brick build-
ing can be built where I was
located, and will ask my cus-
tomers to remembers me when
I open up again, which will be
about the first of October.
The new quarters will enable
me to beter serve the public,
and I ask that you give me a
share of your meat business.
H. E. SIMS.
Mrs. D. L. Carmichael and
son, Roy, and her daughter,
Mrs. Fdna Cass, and her niece,
Miss Bonnie Cansler, drove ov-
pr * rh'f Texas, today to vis-
it with relatives.
eptember 11 th.
CI f Y DRUG STORE
ALL THE RICHEST HEN IN TOWN KNEW WHEN YOUNG THAT BY
SAVING A LITTLE EACH PAY PAY IT WOULD SORE DAY BE A BIG
THE MAN WHO IS SAVING GAINS THE ADMIRATION AND THE
INTEREST OF HIS EMPLOYER. HIS EMPLOYER WANTS HIM FOR A
PARTNER AND WILL HELP HIM TO BUY AN INTEREST IN THE BUSI-
PUT YOUR MONEY IN THE BANK AND BE READY FOR SUCH AN
BANK WITH US.
National Bank Of Commerce
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Huff, Thomas B. The Hollis Post-Herald. (Hollis, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 24, 1916, newspaper, August 24, 1916; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc268067/m1/4/: accessed November 25, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.