Mangum Weekly Star. (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 20, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 7, 1912 Page: 1 of 8
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Mangum Weekly Star.
VOLUME XXV MANGUM,. GREER COUNTY, NOVEMBER 7, 1912 NUMBER 20
GRAND DEMOCRATIC LANDSLIDE
DEMOCRATS ARE IN LINE SECOND TIME IN A GENERATION
Oklahoma Has Shown the
Spirit of the Times With
Almost a Solid Victory
-Greer Has Furnished
Her Accustomed Unmis-
With assurances that all three of the Con-
gressmen-at-Large will be democrat-s, that four of the
five district Congressmen will be of the same ik>lit-
lea! faith and a possibility that the remaining one—
Bird McG-uire in the fifth district—will be beaten by
his democratic opponent, things look pretty well for
democracy in Oklahoma. Senator Owens oppon-
ent never got in sight of him in the running.
Two of the United States Senator* who stand
in the verjr front ranks in the councils of this na-
tion. backed by seven Congressmen, and maybe
eight. Oklahoma will occupy no mean position in
the influencing of the policy of this nation during
the period of the forthcoming administration.
Oklahoma has shown that she is In full atune
to the progressive spirit of the times and that the
safe and sane polioie* enunciated and promulgated
by :he democratic party are acceptable to the mast
M of our people.
iranty is also la harmony with this
spirit. Majorities in the State ticket ranging around
a thousand and upward are the whispering* of the
refer**, 8*aaior Owen polling the largest vote of
the higher candidates. 1X99. ( anrniap comes mt
with 13»u. and Carpenter get* 1MB. The county's
il ■ or rat' candidates all poifcrd a greater vote, far
i ladMlalr ■ ha
(raa the ethel
reattaaed on Pace FV
Ready for a Change and
Rent Assunder by Inter-
nal Strife and Dissention
Republicans Prove Easy
Victim for Democratic
LATEST TELEGRAPH RETURNS GIVE
WILSON 411, ROOSEVELT 108 AND TAFT
12 VOTES RESPECTIVELY IN ELECTOR-
The very first election returns that went over
the wires Tuesday after the dose of the late Nation*
a democratic victory. Thereafter cach succeeding
al election, carried the unmistaken Intelligence oC
item of news only swelled the majority of the dem-
ocratic nomine s. ,
From Ocean to ocean the tidings came fowing
in that showed that the whole country is in one har-
monious phalanx for democrats victory. Maine's
six electorial votes will be linked by one solid and
unbroken chain to California's thirteen and Oregon"*
five are bound with a sympathetic hrmaa bond Us
Florida's six. all going to make up tk«* largeat rote
ever given a oandidate for president of the United
Five state have declared allegiance to the prin-
ciples of the hull moose with t«W cWtorlal vote*
and three have signified their *«tt»fartkm with the
arseeat administrate-n with only 12 votes.
ach a M»l
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Townsend, G. B. Mangum Weekly Star. (Mangum, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 20, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 7, 1912, newspaper, November 7, 1912; Mangum, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc284655/m1/1/: accessed December 13, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.