Fairview Republican. (Fairview, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 18, Ed. 1 Friday, January 25, 1907 Page: 1 of 20
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MUST TAKE OUR
Under the above head the Alva
Courier prints the following: * The
constitutional convention will close
its labors. Woods county lias been
divided into three parts. We shall
this coming spring, summer or fall,
have an election. At this election
we are to vote for a sfp.te ticket,^ a
judicial, legislative and c o u n tl,y
ticket. Now comes the question,
j At this election, or rather before
■\ the election, at our conventions or
I primaries, what are we going to do?
S y Will our (wlitical parties nominate
tickets for the county of Woods as
she originally stood, or will our
people divide up into three bodies
and respectively nominate three
county tickets, one set for each
county? Recollect, the HCtion of
the constitutional convention It as
no force or effect unless rati tied by
a majority vole of the people and
is then approved by P r e s i d e n t.
Roosevelt, Therefore, until this
is dune, Woods county is not divi
ded. And until all this is d o n e,
fce are no new counties. N o w,
are you going to elect, candidates
for a county that has no existence,
or will you wait till the county is
created before yon nominate and
elect officers for it? It is time to
think about these things. The
air will be full of injnpcti-.ua, qno
warranto proceedings and writs of
tnandamuB-flfny way- and it is time
now for all to think seriously about
a few of these questions before
these snits are brought.
It’S a pretty fix the democrats
have got ns all into; but, we don t
want to make the matter worse by
getting our coining election “a l 1
Another question: Who is going
to pay the expenses of holding the
election? Who is going to pay
for planting the ballots, and w h o
is going to pay the inspetors, judg-
es and clerks? Not the county or
counties. There is no law author*
mug the commissioners lo incur
o7*pity this expense hdiI they can-
not <h< it. The constitutional con-
version can not appropriate money
for it, neither can it authorize the
counties to pay it. Congress gave
the territories One Hundred Thou-
sand Dollars to cover these expens-
es, hut. that constitutional conven-
tion has already exceeded this lim-
it by its extravagance, und there
isn’t a cent left to pay the inspec-
tors and judges who will have to
hold the next election
The democrats have used the
people of this county pretty rough,
we may as well try to sh i e 1 d
ourselves from further blunders.
We may as well begin to study
the questions before us a n <1 find
out whether we shall, this coining
campaign, Humiliate candidates lor
three counties or for one, or whe-
ther we do either. Alsu where are
are we going te get our election
supplies and inspector and judges
to hold elections without pay
It’s prettv tough on the farmer
to have the county out. into three,
but it will indeed be n bitter day
for him when he Ims to neglect his
farm and sit at the pulling place
all day without pay for mere love
of a county now represented by the
flower of democracy, which -le
lights in broken pledges.’
It really is surprising that the
jaditor of the Courier should use
^'suoh reasoning or rather lack of
reaBOiiiug e« appears in the above
article After asking if we ure go-
ing to ‘-divide up into three bodies A lA/ATCR.
i„ nominate three M
and respectively nominate t li r e e
county tickets” he goes on to say
that until the constitution is rati-
fied and approved by the presi-
dent. “Woods connty ib not divid-
ed,” then asks if we are going to
eleot officers for a county that has
no existence. Let us ask, who pro-
vided for the election of the new
state and county officers at the same
time as the election for ratification
of the constitution? Congress, not
the constitutional convention.
Then in case the constitution is
not ratified, will any of the officers
elected at the coming election be
qualified to hold office? Most as
sureely not. Reject the constitution
and all old offioere will hold over
whether we elect officers for one
connty or three in old Woods since at
the coming election ve eleot state,
not,territory officers. And again,
suppose that we only nominate offi-
cers for one connty, and the curt-
David Van Blarcom, of Rusk,
the “little Irishman” from Garry-
oweu, Iowa, and an old time
friend of the editor, has a scheme
for furnishing water to Fairview
that it might lie well to investigate.
Mr. Van Blarcom came to this
country in the famous “run”- and
filed on a “side-hill” olaim south-
east of Rusk and four miles direct,
ly east of this city. Without
means other than plenty of grit
and a willingness to work, Dave
began the task of building a house
for himself. He succeeded ftr be-
yond his expectations, and- today
has two fine farms, well improved
and is reputed to be worth $10,000.
Several years ago lie discqvsyyd
that his once-despised siiie-hill
claim was underlaid with a strong
sheet-vein of pure sift water. He
whid then1' w e^i'nThe ew conti - once named his place “good- water
ties do? In which case would we
be “ bailed up” the worse?
Assessors Schednie for 1907.
' l—First class horses to be assess-
ed at least $50, second aud third
class one third cash value.
2— Stallions and .lacks $15 for.
each $i service free. First-class
mules 150, second-class $39* third-
class $5 to $15.
3— Cattle, 6 months old and under 2
years $2. 2 years oldfi, 3 years old
and cows $6. All tftfier cattle one-
third cash A-^lne.
I—Sheep aud goats $1 to $3.
5— Swine over three months o 1 d
2 cents a pound, registeed stock one-
third cash value..
6— Grain on hand one third cash
7— Farm implements, 5 to 50 per-
centof present value, wagons5to50
percent of present value, carriages
5 to 50 percent of present value, bi-
cycles *5 to $50. other vehicles 5 to
50 percent of present value.
8— Gold, silver and other watch-
es $1 to $50 Plate and jewelry uctual
[I—Piano- Fortes $25 to $200, other
musical instruments $1 to $100.
10— Typewriting mach'.nss 50per-
cent of cash value.
11— Household furniture incuding
cream separators one third cash val-
' ]2—luterest on U. S. Bonds 50
percent of cash value.
13— Territorial, county, town,
school district aud other municipal
securities and bonds, 50 percent of
14— Stocks in any company or cor-
poration 50 percent of cash value.
15— Moneys on hand and credits
50 percent cash value.
ItJ—Average value of merchaut’s
farm,” a name that has stuo* to it.
Now, Dave says he can famish
this city with all the pur* soft
wateru peeded and at a nominal
coBbr Fairview has reachthat
stage o» her growth where water-
works are necessary, aud if Dave
has plenty of water, and w«i have
no doubt but he liaB, there ft the
place to get it, as it is bareltlfour
miles from town and on a littleJigh-
er land which would make the of
pumping very light. We fifcf
tlm water is good, haying hilled
tuaiyTa" barrel from hi* weft* tor
washing and drinking priiposes
When we gel ready for waterworks,
which will be very soon, this pos-
sible source of supply should be
NOW Is The Time
To come in. and. investigate H. 0. Kleiwer’s
most complete line of
Plush Lap Robes and Square and
Shaped Horse Blankets. -
The stock is the Largest and the prices the
Lowest that the people here have* ever been
confronted with. We also make the Best OAK
TANNED LEATHER, HAND MADE HARNESS
ever made, which is proven when you cp.tne in
our busy workshop and see Six Skilled Leath-
er-Workers as busy as beavers, trying to keep
up with the orders my worthy and highly es-
teemed customers see fit to so freely patronize
e carry a full line of H arness and Saddlery goods and
?ur work on Harness and Shoes is Guaranteed. Re-
member the place, northe of Bank of Fairview. ■ > '
H. C. Kliewer.
Our Clocks are guaranteed to keep correct
time FOR TWO YEARS, without any ex-
pense lor repairs whatever. We are shp > -
ing a large line, with prices as low as oth-
ers ask for cheaper clocks. Come and see.
We want your cluck business.
W. J. BROWN,
JEWBl.BRand OPTICIAN. .... PHoims 99.
MARTENS FEED STORE
THAT ONE WEAK SPOT.
Kidney weaknesss robs the back
of all Its power and strength. Its
hard to lift, to stoop or straighten,
and even to get up from a c h a i r .
This indescribable weakness of
the back, the endless dull aching
that goes on with it, are never-fail
ing symptoms of kidney complaint
A bad buck is nature’s signal of dis-
tress, a call for help from the kid
neys. DeBetl s kidney pills ««•
right to the seat of the trouble, heal
the kidneys and prevent backache,
price 25 and 50 cents. Far sale by
Elk Head Pharnacy.
Texas Editor on Women Yoting.
Commenting on the demand of
Southern women that they bo en-
franchised as a solution of the race
problem, (there being 600,000 more
white women in the South than nil
the negro men and women combined)
(Texas) Forum suy s.
FEED, HAY andCOAL
Best Brands uf Flour
always kept ins.......
FEED MILL IN CONN E» Tl< >N
io- -flveioKo ----------the Austin u
stock for proceeding year 50 percent ;s a point our wisest states
of cash vu'ue.
17_Avcrage value of nnrehant’s
moneys aud credits for proceeding
year 50 percent of cash value.
18-1average value manu'ucturors
moneys and credits proceeding year
50 perci lit of cash value.
meu seem to have overlooked aud it
is a point well worthy of jtheir con-
sideration. Under such conditions
the negro women would have the
rignt of suffrage, but the preponder
a nee of white voters w on I d be so
great that the negro might as well
II lit AH Gunn t*Ul mckiw
19— Mortgages aud other securi- j stav at home on election day
tics 50 percent of cash value. 1 -- —
20— Promissory notes and other
accounts 50 percent cash value.
21— Tax sale certificates, 50 per-
cent of cash value.
22— J udgemeuts 50 percent of cash
29—Shares of stock in National
banks 50 percent of cash v a I u e.
Stale bunk 5 per cent of cash value.
24— Improvements on unentered
lands not deeded, including school
lauds, 50 percent of cash vulue.
25— Town lots one third value
with a minimum of $5
PROOF OF THE PUDDING.
The proof is the eating and the
effect is the proof of its indigestublo
composition; further pro if lies in
the fact that Wine of Life taken with
ineuis will relieve heartburn and in-
digestion. For sale by Elk Head
to wtnWb-K1^l^ni>^*K>*040*c’*0'1'0‘l'c’'l'0'<'0',,0'l'J'K>*cl*w 5
Let us figure your bi» .
The T. H. Mills LUMBER C«.
We have a HAL fllLLlON feet of
nice bright stock to seKcl H orn. . .
IOWA EMIGRANT LAND COMPANY
Have farms for sale.
Maiie farm loans; no red tape; money ready
when papers are executed.
Sell choice city property.
Will attend to your legal business.
THE UIOV. int. It. HICKS UKI7 ALMANAC
Tli.. Rev. Irl It. Hicks tun. been compelled b>
. ... the popular demand result e tlm publication
minimum or fu „r Id.- wollUnownuudpopuUirAlmttnucCorlW)7
Real estate one third cash val- . _plt,m|i(1 AlrmtliHC is now ready. For sale
j, ' [,i ncwmlettlnrs. or sent postpaid tor Uti cents
27 —Aggregate valuBof other prop- | ,,, \v0*d ani> Work* Pibi.ishino Company.
ertv not ''enumerated herein, to bo Ljui Locust Street. St, Louis, Mo., publihers of
left discretionary with assesor. I Word ANn Wobks. one of the best dollar month
9« —Machinery of all kinds 5 to 50 M» inmnuinos 1" America. Ouo Alnuinsr goes
percent of first cost. wU;h *ver5
S. Jay Bardsley
Attorney -at - Law
All legal business attend-
ed to promptly. . . » -
Fairview, - - Okla.
in Office townsite building.
0. n. EVANS,
Legal au'* Real Estate busi-
ness. I write fire, lightning,
hail and tornado insurance
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Fairview Republican. (Fairview, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 18, Ed. 1 Friday, January 25, 1907, newspaper, January 25, 1907; Fairview, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc848533/m1/1/: accessed May 23, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.