The El Reno Daily Democrat (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 113, Ed. 1 Monday, July 6, 1914 Page: 2 of 4
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WHO HAS MADE GOOD
For nearly four years, It H. Wilson
has served, as Stale Superintendent
of schools and is now asking to be
continued in this position for a term
of four years more.
His general experience as a school
Bian covers a period of eighteen
years. He has taught In the country
and city schools, lias served as prln
cipal, member of school board and
county superintendent and is familiar
through experience; with every phase
of school activity. He has had the
experience of four years as State su
perintendent, which lias brought him
into close contact with all our Insti
tutions of higher learning and famil-
iarized him with their needs
Speaking of the coming campaign,
Mr. Wilson said
"I shall not, during this cam-
pnign, s;iy or do one thing that
will retli ct upon the personal
character or integrity of any who
may seek this office in opposition
to me, but I do submit that no
other man who will ask for the
each other have improved to a very
Mr. Wilson makes no pretense that
bis administration of the afTairs of the
office is exclusively responsible for
all of this progress; it is the product
of the combined effort of many, and
he gives due credit to everyone who
I has assisted hint in this work. Hut
it Is fair to him to say that this
progress is greater than has ever be-
fore occurred 1n Oklahoma or any
other state during any similar period
of time; that he lias used the lull
weight of his office in bringing it
about; that the policies that he has
] put into effect have helped much and
have not hindered, and that by a con
tlnuation of these policies you may
| expect continued progress for the next
; four years. You take no chance.
Knowing that the first essential in
I effective school work is competent
I teachers, ho has given Ills attention
| chiefly to the co-ordination and de-
velopment of higher education. One
familiar with the conditions of the
'The Sh )w Girl's Glove'
in two parts—second feature Alice J< yce series
Hearst-Selig News No. 36
"Sloong Count and a Trip to the Moon"
Our Fine Bread Goes Furthest!
Hot from Omar's Oven.
And, as the cook baked, those who
j The counter shouted: ••Open then
You know how little time we
have to stay
And, once departed, may deroind
"LOOK WHO'S HERE"
position can show better eiiuip- ,
ment to give service. The demo-
cratic theory of government does
not look with approval upon per-
manent continuance In office llilt
it is in harmony with the sound-
est prineipl"* s tlint any officer who
has acquired the experience of a
term shall continue In this office
another term, that ihe .state may
have the benefit of the experience
During-Mr. Wilson's administration
as superintendent, (lie school system
of Oklahoma lias made great st"t)H
forward. The average daily attend-
ance has Increased in two years'
time, ten per cent; the ge eral effl
.Wency of the schools lifts increased
proportionately; the enrollment in our
high schools has increased at least
eighty por cent: the attendance and
efficiency of the state institutions of
higher learning have increased'in like
ratio; the consolidated school move-
ment. hat grown tremendously; the
general standard of efficiency and the
'adjustment of the various schools to
ROBT H WILSON,
State Superintendent of Schools.
school system four years ago cannot
fail to recognize the tremendous im
provement.. We are now assured of
constantly increasing efficiency in our
teachers. If Mr Wilson is re-elected,
he will be able to do more to increase
the efficiency of the grade and com
moil sehofds with the view of assist
Ing the teachers to raise these schools
to the highest point of efficiency, and
make ihem of the greatest direct val
ue in the lives of tne people of the
In soliciting your support he says:
"I am In good health, in the
pritpe of life, and recognize the
responsibility of my office: No
clerk in any office puts iri more
hours at hard work than 1 do.
1 will, of course, appreciate a
continuance of your confidence
hut It fs a matter which shohld be
decided primarily by your person-
al interest If you believe that
you will he best served by my
continuance in office, I Shall be
pleased to receive your active
the ^ ~ * — — wt>ek
Lawrence Deming Company
"ihe mm] Kim in omit"
This is the Only Real Show seen at the Airdonie this
season and bargain priees wi 1 prevail-The best sh< w
ever offered at such prices. (General Admission 10c.
to exerybody. Ueseeve Seats 1 ^c extra.
Our fine, sweet and whole-
some bread is well worth
But you don't have to wait.
Our baking is done in large
quantities and at regular
l.et us deliver to you. Be-
gin now. The children love
T'ain No. Arrives
8; 12 p.m.
• ■20 p.m.
Hoes to Ok. Oi'y
Stops at El Reno
There's Quality In Every Crumb!
HOME BAKING COMPANY
218 South Bicktord
Ooes to Ok.
From Mangum 12:26
Starts from El Reno 11:30
Stops at El
Stops at El
Contest for Julep in
Panama Tours Contest.
5. Mr. Wilson made nf> pre election
promises before and will make noni
new nor will he aflow himself to he
come under obligations to any Individ
ual or corporation The opposition
which he has shown to the book
trusts In the last two ^ears Is suffl
cient evtde.nce to convince all wlio
know him that the Influence of the
hook companies will not be for him
which 1 ' ' durini the present campaign
such President responsible for the re-
sults thus eliminating political influ « Wilson has always main
ence and assuring efficiency and har- |«alnert an OP™ altitude
monv The harmony and co-operation | towards all public questions and has
in the siate schools • today testify , never hesitated to state positively his
to the wisdom of tills policy . position on any subject. As a mem
J TI proved conditions of the'ber of the School Land fommlsslon
rural schools are due to the deep lie >,aR favored selling the school
SOME OF THE THINGS SUPERIN-
TENDENT WILSON HAS STOOD
FOR DURING HIS ADMIN
1. Immediately after going into of-
fice he established a. tenure system
for teachers in the state schools, pro-
"vidinp that all teachers be nominated
by the President of the Institution In
which they are to serve and holding!
lands, the granting of the preference
right to the le see, and at the same
time, protecting the -interest of the
half million school children9 of the
state The records in his office show
that although there has been a con
tinual increase in the number of
scholastic population of the slate
there has been a similar increase in
interem manifested in their behalf
They show an Increase in the average
daily attendance of 10 per cent, with
better and. more proficient teachers,
and a larse increase In consolidated
S. He has brought about a condi
tlon which guarantees to every teach-
er par value for his warrant Only
three counties have failed to comply i the revenues derived from the public
with this law. Every assurance has school fund. As a member ol thi°
been given that when schools open board. Mr Wilson has always worked
next September there will be few for P'«n that would produce the
school districts, If any, which will "™l revenue for the school fund,
allow teachers' warrants to be dis- i 7. He has favored a complete sep
counted. This, in addition to an in- aration of the State Board of Educa
creased average salary, as shown by|tion from the State Text Book Tom
the county superintendent's reports, mission, hoping thereby to eliminate
will secure better teachers and more in the future the only cause for trie
Gold Watch to Winners
Only One "BROMO QUININE"
To get the genuine, call for full name. LAXA-
TIVE BROMO QUININE Look for signature of
E. W. GROVE. Cures a Cold in One Day. Stops
cough aud headache, and works off cold. 25c.
Tae city of El Reno is divided in-
to four wn <iQ a# follows:
Every tiling north of Wade street
and east of Bickforl is in the First
Everything west of Blckford and
uor'.h of Russell iB the Second Ward
Everything south of Russell and
west of Blckford is the Third Wad,
Everything east of Blckford and
,cuth of Wade la the Fourta Ward.
Eaca ward is divided Into two vot-
ing precincis as follows;
FIRST WARD—All that part of tie
First Ward lying east of the Fort
Smi'-h and Western R, R. and
north of Koges street, and also
that part lying west of the Fort
Smith & Western R. R. and nor-b
of Hayes street la Precinct A.
The remainder of the Ward is
SECOND WARD—All that part of tile
Second Ward lying north of
Hayes street Is Precinct A. The
remainder of tne Ward is Pre-
THIRD WARD—All that part of the
Third Ward lying east of the
main t ack of the Rock Island
railroad is Precinct A. re.
mainder of the Ward is Pre
FOURTH WARD—All thai part of
the Fourth Ward lying east of
Hioff street is Precinct A. The
remainder of the Ward is Pre.
Books for the registration of the
voter's are now In the hands of tlie
Inspectors at tie following places:
FOR FIRST WARD
Precinct A.—A. B Fortner at Eae
Precinct B,—J, G, Arrington, at
Arringtion's Plumbing Shop.
FOR SECOND WARD
El RENO THEATRE
2-p rt K. B. 'The Voice at the* Telephone'
Special 2-part Eclair, 'V\ IKE' powerful society drama
'Izz y's Night Out" Reliance c< nudy
'M'ke Searches for 1 onjr Lost Hrother' Joktrcomedy
Thurdav, Saturday and Sunday s-h<A\ opens at 7:15,
o'.her nights at 7:30. Come e* rly, j>t-t a g> od seat and
see first claes pictures. 5c AND 10c
4. He has persistently fought for
fewer and cheaper text books and has
been bitterly assailed by book com-
panies that would profit at the ex-
pense of the state and has insisted
that, all books made for the state of
Oklahoma should bear the union label.
tlon during his administration A
vote for It. II. Wilson is a vote fot
fewer and better school books a merit
system for teachers, rural s liool fin
provement, full pay for teacher'-
servlces, and an independent untram-
melled, open, and frank adminlstra
tlon for every citizen of the state.
Are You Slipping?
One must go forward or backward— Nature never stands
still. It you are feeling a little "out of sorts"—poor digestion, no
energy, etc , you may depend upon it something is wrong aud it's
t in'.- to make a change.
Suppose you stop eating rich, indigestible food that push one
back, and iry
You will find it a wonkerful builder, one that will carry you
far on the Road to Wellville.
The finest wheat and barley, ti little yeast, salt and pure
artesian water—that's all that goes in Grape-Nuts. It containeall
the nutriment of the grain in a partially pre-digested form
Tlie flavour is delicately sweet aud nut-like=one that you
"The re's a Reason" for Grape-Nuts
—sold by Grocers everywhere
Repp t of the Condition of
Citizens National Bank
in tlie State of Oklahoma, at the Close of Business, June 30, 1914
Loans and Discounts $320,183.36
Overdrafts, secured and unsecured --
U. S. Bonds tio secure circulation —
U. S. Bonds to secure U. S. Deposits
Bonds, Securities, etc. (other than Stocks)
Banking House, Furniture and Fixtures —
Due fnom National Banks (not rese ve agents)
Due from Staie and Private Banks and Bankers, Trust
Goimpanies) and- Savings Ba nks 12,863.71
Due firu^ approved Reserve Agents , - — -- -*108,451.73
Checks and other Cash Items
Exchanges for Clearing House — --
Notes of other National Banks
Fractional Paper Cm rency. Nickels and cents
Lawful Money Reserve in Bank, viz:
Specie i $12,026.25
Legal.tender not/esi 21,376 00
Redemption fund with U. S. Treasurer (5 per ct Cir.)
TTotal -- -- ----- --$617,330.53
Capital Stock paid in -4 $
Undivided Profits, less expenses and taxes paid
Reserved for taxea
National Bank Notes Outstanding
Due to otlhier National Banks ...
Due to State and Private Banks and Banke s
Individual Deposits, subject to check
Demand certificates' of depiosit, . ■ 6^,823.00
Ce.rtifiefl checks 788.60
United States Deposits 14,982.46
Liabilities other than those above stated -- 2.01
State of Oklahoma, County of Canadian SS.
I, Uliasi L Engle, Cashier of the above named bank., do solemn
ly wear that tia« abiove statement is true to the besit of my
knowledge and belief
CHAS. L. ENGLE. Cashier
Subscribed and sworn to before me tthis 6th day of July, 1914.
C. G WATTSON, Notary Public
(SEAL) My commission expires July 22, 1917.
Correct Attest: H. T SMITH,
J, T. ALLISON
OTTO A. SHUTTEE, Directors
Of the Citizen's National Bank of El Reno, Oklahoma, as imade
to the Comptroller of Currency at the close of business, June 30,
I-oans and Discounts $320,183.36
Overdrafts „ | 2,948.91
Banking House, Furniture and Fixtures 16,400.00
U. S. Bonds (Circulation) i.. — SO.OOOOO
U. S Bonds at par 15,000.00
Cash and Sight Exchange 205,413.35 227,798.26
Capital Stock — 50,000/90
Surplus and Undivided Proits — 28,647.95
Total , .$617,330.53
The above statement is corect,
CHAS. ENGLE, Cashier.
Precinct A.—H. D. Fortner, 307 N.
Precinct B.—Joseph Reichert, at
lifelchert Carriage Shop.
FOR THIRD WARD,
Precinct A.—Ea l Beebe at Com-
Precinct B —Alva Wllllame at
Penner & Dale's Store.
Precinct A.—T. W. Maher at El
Reno Democrat office.
Precinct B — D. B Stokes at Clark
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YOU WANT TO VOTE,
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Maher, T. W. The El Reno Daily Democrat (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 113, Ed. 1 Monday, July 6, 1914, newspaper, July 6, 1914; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc90974/m1/2/?rotate=90: accessed January 15, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.