The Elmore Democrat (Elmore, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 18, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 1, 1908 Page: 1 of 4
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Successor to The Elmore Weekly Record.
ELMORE,OKLAHOMA,THURSDAY, OCT. 1.1008.
Elmore, Okla , Sept. 3u, ’08.
20th Broadway New York
sir i am aerially thinkin off the
matter of anouncmg as a oandidlt fer
roadevarser ami you pleas eximmin
your files kIErEui. to sec whether 1
ever hail a corespondince with you,
your eompny or any of Us lawyers,
also ask all the hoys if i have at any
time ever had tranactions with yor
forces even to using or seling yor
oil Vo's solicitation-
Haskell vs. Hearst & Co.
Yes, Governor Haskell has resign.
ed the National Treasurership and
what is next It is a libel suit and
not only is Mr. Heait t> auswer to
charges but the Chief Magistrate of
ovr nation. In a letter today from
Mr. Haskell to Mr. Koosevelt here
are a few things the Paesident has
Mr. Haskell says: -‘You have
clearly demonstrated by hearsay
judgement and vacillating from one
charge to another, by admitting that
various of your charges were without
information, and therefore abandon
ed, aud yet without displaying the
manhood to apologize for the former
untruthful statement, you seek an-
other issue. It leads me to assert
that l shall seek justice against you
before the people and io courts not
subject to your domination. Frank
ly speaking, 1 could have arrived at
• no other conclusion than that you in
four blind, reckless partisanship ami
disregaading the rights of tubers
would pack a court or fix a jury.
“You say that on that land ques-
tion you will see that I get a hearing
in court. Ves, sir, I welcome your
hearing. Cal! to your assistance all
the power that your high office com,
mands, present your esse in any form
vou like, 1 am ready to meet it, uud
before its conclusion the people of
America will be disgusted that they
ever elected you president of the
“I challenge you to publish the
records of the interior cepartment on
the subject of this franchise, and
mark you, now, Mr, Koosevelt, you
must not garble the records nor sup
press any of them. The public shall
know the truth, it may have been
sufficient four years ago for you to
wipe out the truthful stutemeni made
by Judge Parker by simply calling
him a liar, but that was four years
ago, and your controversy now is
With a man who will not accept a
blutl in exchange for a receipt in full
Settlement. In any character of
statement you make that I have at
any time during my entire life had
any connection whatever of any
Character with the Standard Oil com-
pany or any of its sith-cnmpsnies, I
am ready to refute and to show that
such statemeot is a falsehood >'
Mr. Haskell’s letter throughout
\vas very stern and sarcastically re-
jects discredit on the president. It
seems to be a two.tithe talk witi) our
Ventre for Jury.
County Court will convene at Paul
Valley Monday and the following
ing citizens have been summonsed us
Jurors: H. A. Autry-, Noah Laeh E.
C, bael, W. B. Cochran, Wyunwood;
Cal, W iliiams, M. Lasater, J. H.
Benson, J. VV. Carter, Pauls Valley;
Tom Burcham, Elmore; W. D.Combs
J. B. Moss, Katie;J. M. Bos»,Foster;
Wm. McCarty, Frank Christian, Kill
Goode, Robberson, B R. Raybonrn
Walter; Dave Hines, Hennepin;
J. M. Wright, White Bead; A. J
Carter, Carter school house; Tom
Grunt.Jr., Geo. Thomas, Albiickle;
Joe Wilson Mayaville T, E. Sterling;
Daniel school house; Andy Allen,
Lindsey, O, VV. GloVer, Choctaw
I Want to Ffeed foil.
I am openUg a nctv stock of Gro-
eries in the building formerly occir.
pieu by tbe City Drug Store, and
krill carry a complete Hue of staple
groceries. There is nothing too good
for my friends and customer), and I
will supply yottr wants if it cau be
«otien in Oklahoma.
W. M. NATION,
Veni. Vidi. Vici.
They Came, They Saw, They Con-
As per announcement. list Friday
tbe oratorical feast did come and tbe
victor claims tbe spoil. Ample in.
vitations and time bad been offered
our republican and socialist friends
11 secure speakers for tbe occasion,
bat they dared not trnuible the dem-
ocratic paths of rectitude, and while
a few republicans and socialist help
ed to compose a crowd of possibly
three hundred voters who were well
puid for their time, not one of their
wind-jammers dared open their head.
Jounty Chairman H, S. Shackleford,
of Wynnewood, arrived here about
noou with Hou. W. F. Gilmer, dein
ocratic nominee for the legislature,
of Carter county, and City Attorney
S. 0. Madison, of Ardmore, who at
1:30 opened the evenings discussion
Mr. Gilmer was the first spokesman
and entertained the audience for an
hour with humerous facts of political
interest and proved himself worthy
of the trust that has been placed in
him by our National campaign man-
agement in sending him to the north-
ern slates to preach democratic puri.
ty—a mission be started on this
Mr. S. C. Madison is a young man,
but thororougbly versed in national
politic) and for an hour explained
the national platforms of tbe two
political parties, and did honor to
democratic claims for better govern-
Throghout their talks were of
sound logic, with very slight attack
on other parties and fead their bear-
ers on a feast of sound political argu-
For some time the socialist here,
especially, have been eager for a
thrashing and very persistent that
they had claims, hut on this, as they
will on all future occasions fail total-
ly to materialise.
The thing of socialism around paUlS ValleV, Okla.
Points About Farm Loans
0 1-2 percent interest.
Interest payable once a year.
No Second Mortgage.
Fay off at any time without notice.
No extra interest added to pay off.
Money in three days cf approval
Interest payable any month in tbe
1 have succeeded in securing about
TWO MILLION DOLLARS of
Insurance Money, and this is tbe
lowest rate ever written in tbiscoun.
Consider the advantages of bor.
rowing from u Life Insurance Com-
If you get in a tight they are able
and willing to carry you.
I make the quickest, the best and
the lowest rale loan made in the
Elmore is a tiling "f tbe past, and
republicans are so scarce and tbe
few so disgusted with their leaders !
our campaign management need not j
fear a democratic loss in this portion |
of Garvin county—but a big gain!
is a certainty. I Ok,
The Democrat feels that it is due ^ fje it, Ordained
its highly esteemed readers and up-
pology for wasting space on '.lie so-
called socialist party in the past,
and assure you our space will be de-
voted to live subjects in the future.
Socialist are no more.
Over Palace Grand Theater.
armsa—rvar ~sw T w ru,
ORDINANCE NO. B.
An Ordinance Licensing and Controll-
ing Certain ProSessinns, Occupations
and Privileges in the Town of Elmore,
Sheriff J, S Blair of Enterprise,
Haskell county, Okla. caniti here
Saturday last and securing the assis-
tance of Deputy Sheriff Buckbolt
proceeded to old Elk in Carter coun,
ty, where they effected an urrest ot
Bill Aaron,-who once lived near El-
more. Aaron’s right name is Wm.
Meeks, but 20 years ago he killed a
man up m that Country, a well dig,
ger, and shot tine man twice with a
shot guu, as he was comiDg out of a
well. Aaron or meeks has been
on the scout alt these years, hut the
officers bad fio trouble iu effecting
the arrest and Sheriff Blair took bitn
on to Pauls Valley and and left there
that night for Enterprise where the
accused will he made answer It) tbe
H- + *
Last Thursday Constable Buck-
holt appeared before Justice of the
Peace Cain with Sitt Jvdmson cliarg.
ed with Carrying pistol and Dutch
Peters for fighting. Jotmson gave
appearance bond &d 1 will be tried
Saturday of this week, while Peters
got a fine Of 220 with trimmings
VV. A. Primrose, for swearing, D.
Swindle, for fighting, Dutcu Petert
for insult, will be tried Tomorrow.
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week's trial subscriptions to the
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Weekly Commkkciai, Appeal.
by the Beard of
Trustee's of the Incorporated Town
of Elmore, Oklahoma.
Sett. i. It shall be Unlaw'ful toT any
person to engage in of exercise any of
the following occupations, professions
or privileges in the town of Elmore Ok.,
withont having first obtained and paid
for a license thorefor, from the proper
town authorities, and having paid for
same in lawful money of the United
8tates, or warrant upon the totfn treas-
ury; tbe amount of such shall be as
J follows, t6-wit!
Sec. 2. Every merchant wliosb aver-
age stock is $ia,UUU shat! pay *7,50 per
Sed, 3, EVery merchant whose aver-
age stock is 212,300 shall pajt *7,25 per
Sec. 4. Every merchant whose aver-
age stocn is *10,000 shall pity $7,00 per
Sec, 5, Every merchant whose aver-
age stock is $7,500 shall pay *0,75 per
Sec. 6. EVery meiVhdnt Whose aver-
age stock is $5,000 shall pay $0.50 per
Sec. 1. EVery merchant Whoso aver-
age stock is $4,000 shall pay *0,00 per
Sec. 8. E,-efy merchant whose aver-
age stock is $3,000 -hall pay $5,00 per
Sec. «. Every mefchant whose aver-
age stock is *2,500 shall pay $4.00 per
Pec. 10. Every merchant Whose aver-
age stock is $2,000 shall pay $3.50 per
Sec. 11. Every momhant whose aver-
age-stock is $1,500 shall pay $3.00 per
Sec. 12. Every merchant whose aver-
age stock is *1,860 shall pay 2.75 per
Sec. 13, KVeny merchant whose aver-
age stock is *t,WX) shall pay 2 50 per
Sec. U. A merchant Within the
meaning of this ordinance shall be oon-
strued to be any firm, porson Or associa-
tion engaged in buying and selling lum-
ber, grain, hay, hides, goods, waree and
and merchandise of any kind whatso-
See. 15. For each barber shop min-
ing one chair, 2.50, and 1.00 for each
^ HITE Sc CO.
Imperial Clothing of all kinds.
Ladies and Misses Coats , Hats , Hats , Hats,
We give a $25. Graphophone with every $75
COUCHES, DRESSERS, MATTINGS, KNORAI>- RUGS, ETC.
Call for premium tickcs when you buy goods at the Lyetidtsi-
Slore. We arc Leaders in Low Prices in Everything.
We assure you courteous Treatment,
llf you Come Once, You'l Coine /VUr.ii>
WHITE & CO.
We are overstocked on
:: Summer Dress Goods..
All 12 l/2c Lawns now 10c
“15c “ “ 12 i/2o
“ 2Cc “ «< 15c
'* * * * '* ‘,| * '* •* ■'* J* r r f’ r w w * «* *• K „
LAND! LANDI LAND! \
KEYS & COMPANY *
Will lend money on land. Long time. Low rate *
of interest. They are j.n the market to T
For cash only. Positively no Lawns
charged at above prices
Q-IR/TJiNTDir Sc COCHRAH. ?
**'■ +++♦+•*+•!■« +++*->+++++++♦+ |
Coffins, Caskets and Burial Robes
buy land in large or small tracts. Try us. *,
r F. W. Coin.
CIIAH. II.INGRAM ELMORE - - - OKLA
A Bottle of Embalming Fluid With Euch Purchase.
k' it’ W »■' a' tv n' ff p' P' p’ p' p’ p’ p’ p’ p- p p- g’ p’, - *' ^
Sec. 16 For each hotel charging 2 00
per day or more, 5.00 per annum.
Sec; 17. For each hotel or boarding
house charging less than two dollars
per day, 2.53 per annum, provided that
persona engaged exclusively in keeping
private boarders f'hall hot be charged
Sec 18. For each attorney-at*law,
5.00 per annum.
Sac. 19 For each physician, 5.00 per
Seca 20 For eaevr***.ycling or resi-
dent dentist, 1.60 per annum.
See* 21. For each restaurant or lunch
connter, 2.50 per annum.
Sec. 22. For eech meat market, 2.50
Sec. 23. For each scale weighing for
hire 1.00 per annum.
So?) 24. For each hank, 5.00 per An-
Sec. 2)i For each photograph gal-
lery or photographer plying his trade in
tin town of Elmore, Ok , 1 00 per month month.
charging mor s t!han25ct8. for admission
and reserved seats for each person other
than circuses and menageries, $10 00 for
each twenty-four hours or $50.00 per
Sec. 37. For small shows or min-
strel shows, exhibitions of curiosties or
monstrosities in tents or in rooms, where
the price of admission and reserved
seats is twenty-five cents or less for
each porson, $5.00 p<3r day or §25.00 per
Sec. 3s. For exhibition of single trick
aniinalHor birds, i.00 per day of 5.00 pc:
3ec« 39. For showing or exhibiting
a menagerie or circus within thacorpor-
ato limits of the town of Elmore,Ok., for
each day, $50.00.
See. 10. For throwing rings, [skill
game,] 2.50 per day.
Sec. 41. Forhoroscope Views, night
telescopes, magnifying glass and the
like not herein named or otherwise pro-
vided for, 2.50 per day or 25.00 pei
E. F. Harmon.
0-A.HsT Sc HrLATLKKCHT
Money to Loan on Good Farm Lands, x
Low Rate of Interest.
If you want Insurance in Gooff Safe Uompatie. or to borrow money
on land it will pay you to see me.—Office, Main St.. Elmore, Okla.
riivsieiiN mi simtu
All calls answered day or
night. Offieo, Main Street,
Residence two blocks west.
Elmore, * Oklaaoma.
» or 5.00 per ftnnum.
Sec. 20. For esch physician, silrgbon,
medical specialist or otctiiist of any
kind, traveling form pl&ce to place in
the practice of hU or h£r profession,
50.00 per annum.
Sec. 27. Fof etery firm, person, as-
sociation or corporation pursuing the
occupation Of bill poster, o r putting up
advertising bills or notices, tacking up
advertising fcardi; or rtotifctte on tift, wood
or other material, printing ot lettering
words or pictures on fences or other
places fts mean# of advertising, iO.OO per
annum, provided that this article shall
not be construed as to tax any person,
firm, association or corporation residing
in Elmofe, Okt, advertising their own
business; provided further thbt no per-
son shill be permitted to do or perform
any of the A bote acts under the license
of another person unless he bb in the
regular employ of the other person and
reside within tho town of Elmore, Ok.
Sec. 2M» Fer every skating Vink, 5 (X)
per inn urn.
Sec. 29. For every keeper of feed or
livery stable, 2.50 per annum.
Secs 30. For every keeper of a wagon
yard not connected with livery stable
2.00 per annum.
Sec. 31. For each Cotton gin, 5.00 per
Sec. 32. For each person dealing in
lightning rods.er canvassing for the sale
of same, 25 00 per snnum%
Sec. 33. For every resident person,
firm or agency <w associations V persons
dealing in sewing machines, 2.50 per
annum, and for every person canvassing
for sale of sewing machines, 25.00 per
annum, provided that persons «who pay
occupation tax as a rotrehant shall nor
be required to pay this tax for selling
Sec. 34. For each long distant tele-
phone Company doing busines s in th?6
town, 2.50 per annum.
Sec. 35. For*yach saloon, >oint, or
other places Where hop ale, malt nioad,
malt tonio, aohlitt Bxi.hokey pokey, or tide sell, for more than fifty cent)
any other drink of similar nature is i»tld, I n ...... .
15 00 per annum: provided further how-] ‘ ’ o# peddling wemerwursts,
ever that no rig4it or license i. hereby ! °ystrrs, ice cream, hot tamales or any
given to scH or dispone cf anythin* of other article of prepared food, 6.00 per
an intoxicating nature in violation ofex- ' annum, or 3.00 semi-annually.
biting ’ u u . . 1 Sec. 57 F»r peddling, selling or of-
Sec. 36. For small shows in tents - . .__ . .
j f*r»ng ior sale dry goods, notions, house
Dr. A. W. Newiger
All work First Class aud ilmolutely
Gun ran teed. Give me atrial.
Cash or credit.
S?e. 42. Fof throwing at rag or wood-
en baoies, 2.50 per day.
^Sec. 43. F«r lung teoters. muscle
developers, lifting, pulling or striking
machines or electric hatlerios 1.00 per
day, or 10.00 per month.
Sec. 44. For exhibition of panoramic
scenes or magic lantern 2.50 per day.
Sec, 45. For exhibition of strength
or skill not otherwise provided for 2.50
Sec. 46, Venders of patent medicines
or otiier nostrums, by hawking or out
cry from any stand or wagon directly
or indirectly on imy lot, street or alloy,
5 00 per day, or 25.00 per week, unless
tho article 6old shall he sold for more
than twenty-five cents in which case the
license shall he 7%50 per day or 37.50 per
Scc% 47. KW each stand on side walk,
lot, street or alley where fruiti nuts or
edibles are sold (excepting cooked food}
5.00 per month or 10.00 per annum.
fcec. 48% For each ♦itand on aide walk
where goods or other merchandise aro •
sold 10.00 per annum.
.Sec. 49, For seliihg wares or mer*
chandise on the streets, alleys er side
walks at public outory, 2.50 per month.
Sec. 5th For each seller on thn J
streets, cidewalk, alleys or any vacant
lot at public outcry, 5.00 per day.
S<c» 51. I or peddling musical iontrir*-
ments, 10.00 per month.
Sec. 52. For peddling formulas er
recipes, 5.03 per mobth.
Sec. 53. For peddling of patent or
other medicines selling far fifty cents
or more per bottio er package, 5.00 pit
Sec. 54 For peddling patent or other
medicines selling for less than fifty ct»%
per bottle or pack, ge, 3.00 per day%
See. 55. For peddling any other arti-
cle not otherwise pfovided for, 5.00 per
month, if the article or pack *go sells
for less than twenty-five cents; 10.00
per month ifit sells for more than twenty-
five cents; or 45,00 per month if the ar-
bold goods, any Any other article not
otherwise provided for 15.00 per month,
or 6 J.00 per annum, provided that this
article shall not be construed to apply to
any farmer or producer selling fruits,
vegetables, or any other provision of his
own growth aud production.
0ec. 58. For each auctioneer 10.00
per annum or 1.00 per irtonth.
Sec. 59. For each rape or wire walk-
er, 2.60 per each performance.
Sec. 60. For each corn doctor 2.50
Sec. 61. For keeping or running each
ten pin or nine pin alley, 10,00 for first
alley, and 6.00 for each additional alley,
Sec 92. For billfcrd and pool tables,
10.00 per annum for the first, and 2.50
per annum for each additional table.
Soc. 63, For each f jftune teller, per
week 10*00; per month 25.0(k
Sec. 64 For each each clairvoyant
10.00 per week.
Sec. 65, For each spar ring exhibition,
10.00 per night.
Soc. 66. For each dance house enter*
tainment, 1(X00 per night.
fceo. 67% for each stallion er jack in
service 5.00 per annum.
Sec. 68. For each exhibition or mu-
museum ef anatomy, 5.00 per week nr
10.03 per month.
See. 09. fof each shooting gallery
5.00 per month*.
Ser. TO For each theater or opera
house, 20.00per annum.
fcontined to October 8fch*
Lkaak Fur 8a*r,—40 acres iu
cultivation 10 acres in meadow —
four years time—four miles north of
Elmore—CaW it Democrat Office.
D J. Carpenter as street cominis
■loner, assist** 1 by IVilliard Brown,
began with the t ♦reet grader Monday
looping aud have been grading Main
HtrTet and improving it not only in
t.ppeurunce, bol ubstantially.
i The Griffin
All work guaranteed—
East j.jttin Street, Elmore, Okla
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1 lie Elmore Democrat lias made a
special clubbing rale witli The Mem-
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M'Ouir* Jolted by a Republican.
Congressman Bird rt. McGuire
and Court Clerk Hathaway Harper
weic seated at tbe same tuble recent,
ly at tbe Tbtvudgill hotel for dinner.
Their first .bought naturally touch,
ed upoo tbe numerous topic* politi-
And what do you think of the re-
publican pany fa Oklahoma and
BillL Bryan’, cbanc s of carrying
Oklahoma by 30,000 nmjaritv,”
ifurried Clerk Harper of the asiute
^Way si > quickly rejoined Con*
gressnian McGuire. "I am confi-
dent that tbe republican field w.i»
never more gralif) ing and they are
pulling together tins ,ear better and
stronger than ever before since I can
Scarcely bad the republican slates-
1 man finished bis last word when an
; Other guest at the table, a republican
by Hie way unable to contain him.
self longer, said;
“I regret exceedingly to spoil
that nice little spile you have just
made to that democrat,Mr. McGuire,
hut 1 loo am a republican and have
been all over Oklahoma, and I’llte
darned if 1 ever saw such a democrat
tidal wave since I was horn. ’»
This was loo much for McGuire
who Blurted to talking of •-otter
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