The Daily Democrat. (Anadarko, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 169, Ed. 1, Thursday, August 8, 1907 Page: 1 of 4
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The Daily Democrat.
ANADARKO. CADDo COUNTY. OKLAHOMA AUdUST 8. 1907.
FOR TEN DAYS ONLY
The Little City Crowded to the
limits Party Leaders
Hinton has been having a
monster three-days oelobraticn
olosing with today that has prov-
ed so successful aa almost to bo
ombarrassing. The hotels and
restaurants are overworked to
feed the people and tho very
haylofts are ocoupiod with cots
and pallets. Just west of tho
business portion is a clear spaoo
about as large aa i oity blook.
This spaco is oooupied by rows of
stands with streets between and
ending with a big merry-go-round
and a dance platform.
Hinton has a band that plays
very oreditablo also. It met the
trains bringing a pleasing notice
of the oelebration to the inoomers
as they dismounted at the plat-
One of the features of the cele
bration was tho public speaking.
Mr. Goro and Mr. Ferguson were
advertised for tho first day and
Mr. Fulton and Mr. Haskell for
the aeoond. Mr. Goro and Mr.
Ferguson failed to keep their ap-
pointments but oame in on the
Bnnnd dav. The reaulc was that
Mr. Gore spoke in the morning
and Mr. Fulton and Mr. berguson
fv.n afternoon. Mr. Haskell
was by this arrangement orowd-
ed out which was a misfortune
when so many people oame to
Hinton mainly to hear him Bpeak.
Mr. FerguBon coming botween
Fulton and Mr. Haskell by a
happy analogy oompared him-
self to the Saviour uf mankind
oruoified between two thieyes.
Mr. Fulton had jus feivon the
republicans a severe jolting and
Mr. Haskell following took oo;
oasion to inoludo Ferguson in the
ohallenge that Governor Frantz
has run away from and offering
to speak bolween them anywhere
and everywhere the arrangement
can bo made.
At the end of six" hour of
speaking with a tired audience
Mr. Haskell refused to enUr up
on a lengthy dieoourse but in-
tends to 03iie bajk to Caddo
oojnty during r.he oampaign.
The first days' program was filled
by strong speeohes from B. F.
Holding democratic candidate
for county judge and Theodore
Pruett democratic oandidats for
Another feature deserving ex-
tended mention was an agricul-
tural bxhibit. The pavilion was
small but the exhibit was a good
one and many fine farm pro-
duots wore shown. Tho Demo-
crat was able to get the names
only of a few of the exhibitors
and the prizes were not awarded
while our representative was
All in all the celebration was
a most oreditablo and successful
affair. The Hinton Reoord sig-
nalized tho oocasion by get out a
smal Daily the "Blotter" on
eaoh of tho days.
School Board Meets
The sohool board met last night
and directed Supt. Sanders to
designate the teachers of the sev
eral grades. They set the date
of boginning of sohool as tho first
Monday in September and sohool
will oontinue nine months. The
board also revised the oourse of
study in the high sohool and its
graduates now wil' be admitted
to tho Freshmnn class of the state
university without taking another
Washington Aug. .8--Okla-ohma
and Indian Territory.
Called to Nominate Candidates
for Legislative and County
Notice is hereby given to the
Democratic voters of Caddo
oounty that a mass convention
of the Democrats of said oounty
is heieby oalled to convene in
Anadarko in said county at 7
o'olook p. m. August 13 1907
for the purpose of ratifying the
nominations and of nominating
tho candidates for oounty offioes
and for the legislature1 as chosen
at the primary eleotion held in
said councy on June 8 1907.
This August 7 1007.
O. V. LIMINQ Spcretaiy.
Notice Is hereby given
that there will be a meet
ing of the Democratic
County Central Committee
of Caddo County at Ana-
darko O. T.August 13
1007 at 8 o'clock p. m.
Miss Callie Urqubart spent
yesterday in Lawton.
Miss Addie and Knox Harris
aro in the city from Lawton vis-
Mrs. Pat Davitt came in last
night from El Reno on a vist to
to her undo W. H . Divers and
No Lights Tonight.
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A Sonnet to Heat
Composed by Mis3 May Ovcratrcet and
dedicated to tho teachers of Caddo
When I do watch the clock that tel's
And know the hot day sinks to hotter
When I recount the hard Bpent hours
Have brought or even thought-to
sense or sight
Oh heat oh heat oh blasted heat I
Why come to us whewe heads must
crack to writet
Away away to thoso who play them
And leave us to a kind and helpful
I hate you heat; I storm I sweat I
1 tear my hair I try in vain to think.
No care you have my work to spoil.
You drive me to despair the very
To bed 1 sigh and groan and try to
And rise and dross to roast another
Anadarko R. F. D. 3.
W. W. Yoder and family havo
been visiting his father and
mother nt Pauls Valley and have
ust returned home.
Crops aro very goodin this lo-
cality Mr. Smith is reportod quite ill
W C. Bbe is on tho sick list
Mr. Bluoher is buying cattle
Mr. Craig is visiting friends at
Mr. Harris made a businosB
trip to Shawee.
Mr. Wells made a business
trip to El Reno last week.
Mr. Smith sold his cotton crop
last week for four hundred and
Mr Prioo purchased a span of
mules at Chiokasha laBt week
for four hundred dollars.
Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Fitts re-
turned home last night from an
extended Irip through the Indian
Territory and Texas. Mr. Fitts
who has been in very bad health
is greatly improved.
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Made By the Normal Faculty
at the Presbyterian Church
The teaoherB who have been at-
tending tho normul here for tho
past four weeks assembled at the
Presbyterian churoh yesterday
afterndon to elect offioers for tho
TeaoherB County Association for
the ensuing year. Tho. mooting
was called to order by Mr.
Butcher at three o'olook. Miss
Soribbins read tho resolution
adopted by the students in behalf
of the faculty.
Tho following are the resolu-
tions: Bo it resolved : "
1st We tho touohera of tho
Normal Institute centre to ex-
press our heart-felt thanks and
appreciation to tho oitizens of
2nd To the trustees of the
Presbyterian church for the use
of the ohuroh and to the sohool
board for tho use of tho sohool
building and premises.
3rd Wo wish to oxpross our
appreciation for tho benefit and
enjoyment we havereoeivod from
tho various lectures: also to the
muBioians who have so kindly
4th To our most capable and
efficient instructors wo extend our
most sincere thanks and for the
thorough and exoellont instruc-
tion wo have reooived.
Tn Miaa nuAratrnnt: fnr fhn off! .
oient instruction reooivod in
reading orthography geogra
phy and pedagogy.
To Miss Fernandos for tho
spooial and exoellont inBtruotion
in primary work.
To Mr. Butcher for his excel
loflt arid thorough ImJlfUOlLn -in"
composition. Arithmetic school
law and pedagogy
To Mr. Youngblood for tho In-
teresting and thorough instruc-
tion in grammcr history phys-
los bookkeeping and pedagogy?
to Mr. Hume for tho exoellent
instruction ho has given in oivios.
Whereas wo wish to exnrenfl
our thanks to Miss Widaman not
only for her efficient manace.
mont of hor institute but a'cc
for the interest she has shown in
tho schools of this oounty. We
fully reoognizo that we haye a
oounty superintendent seoond to
none in Ih territory. Her en-
thusiasm is shown by tho iaot
that she paid personal visits to
oaoh and oyery distriot schoohin
this county offering advice and
onoouragement to every teacher.
Her wide acquaintance and
and sympathy with the teaoherB
as well as her broad experienoe
and effioienoy makes hor almost
indispbnaible to the teachers of
this oounty. Wo join in hoping
sh may oontinue at the head of
tho eduoational system of Caddo
oounty where she may carry in-
to completion the work Bhe has
so well begun.
We believe it would bo a mis-
take to change superintendents
and hence most heartily recoom-
mend her reelection irrespective
of party affiliations.
Miss May Overstreet. n mem.
bor of tho faculty made a short
but very Interesting talk and
ended her spoeoh with a sonnet
on Heat whioh sho dedioated to
the teaohersJiof Caddo oountv.
Miss Overstreet taught last year
here in tho city schools and wo
regret very muoh to seo her leave
as sho gave tho beet of satisfac
MisB Overstreet was followed
by Miss Fernundes. of fnHir?n
who has been here as one of the
Mr. Butoher then made an in-
teresting but vory short talk
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Herndon, H. R. The Daily Democrat. (Anadarko, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 169, Ed. 1, Thursday, August 8, 1907, newspaper, August 8, 1907; Anadarko, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc81558/m1/1/: accessed April 23, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.