The Chandler Tribune (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 56, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 20, 1907 Page: 1 of 4
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OKLAHOMA CITY OKLA
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> PAPEP SUPPORTING |
; THE CONSTITUTION !
: ON L Y DEMOCRATIC I
I PARER PUBLISHED I
! AT the CO XTY SEAT I
Chandler. Oklahoma, Tuesday, August 20. 1Q07.
SATURDAY WAS HDD D00 FOR THE
DESCENDANTS OF HAM
Saturday must have been a
lioo doo for darkies in Lincoln
county and as a result Dave
Lawson of Fallis, Frank Thomas,
W. M. I laker, Sarah < Sides of
Prague are all in the much over-
crowded Lincoln county jail. A
man by the name of White and
his wife were both shot by Law-
son and Lawson was in turn shot
by a deputy sheriff while trying
to arrest him. This trouble is
said to have arose over White’s
objecting to Lawsons courtship
to a girl who was livingat White’s
A negro by the name of Big
Joe was killed at Prague and the
coroner jury charges Thomas,
Baker, and Sarah Gides with
murder. We did not learn de-
tails further than that the accus-
ed are members of a railroad
county than Wm. Tilghman. His ;
herd of Poland China hogs has a
great reputation throughout the
Mr. Tilghman was elected:
sheriff of Lincoln county in 11100 j
and re-elected again in 1002 by
the largest majority of any man
on the ticket—1,081 being his nia-,
jority over his opponent. He
also received at that time the I
largest vote ever cast for any ’
Wm. Tilghman, candidate for
sheriff on the Democratic ticket,
is one of the oldest residents of
Lincoln county. He located on
a claim on Hell Cow creek in
Union township on September
22, 1991, the day Lincoln county
was opened to settlement. By
hard work and industry he soon
opened up one of the best farms
in the county and will this year
market 1000 bushels of apples
from his orchard.
Years ago Mr. Tilghman stock-
ed his farm with thoroughbred
horses, cattle and hogs. No man
in Lincoln county has paid out
more money for thoroughbred
stock and no man in the county
is entitled to more credit for the
improvement of the stock of the
candidate for any office in Lin-
At the time Mr. Tilghman was I
elected in 1900 this county was I
overrun with horse thieves and
criminals and his services were;
badly needed. He caught eight I
horse thieves during the first
thirty days in office. During his
time in office he caught 8 horse
thieves where any other sheriff
has ever captured one. Hei
caught the bank robbers and j
murderers, not one escaped him.
THEIR POWERS ARE LIMITED AND Because it is the act of a sove-
LIBERTIES CURTAILED reign and can only by attacked
; for nneonst.itutionality. The
people of a state create their own
1 nder the law, a territory is offices and prescribe the manner
nothing more than a political bar- H* filling them. In Oklahoma
nacle sticking to the keel of the the original sovereign, the i>eu-
ship of state which may b«.; pie may require the acts of her
scraped off at any time by an legislature to be referred back to
act of congress. Congress lias them for ratification. Ifthepeo-
absolutely control of a territory.1 Pin of Oklahoma had rather be
I nder the law the president up citizens of a sovereign state than
poits the governor, secretary ,11 political barnacle vote for the
and all the judges. The gover-
nor appoints all the other terri-
torial officers except delegates
to congress so that the people
of a territory have but one terri-
torial officer they are allowed to
I vote for, and he has no vote in
i matters in which his territory is
interested. The people of the
j territories as a general thing
I have a right to elect their county
j offices including members of the
I legislature but congress has the
power to undo everything the
territorial legislature may do
and pass laws itself for the gov-
ernment of the people. It lias
the power to give the president
He caught them all, from the i
most petty theft to the hardest .ioh \ dams, oh i’K.mu k.
criminal in the land. One of the most important offices to the taxpayer of the
While sheriff he took eighty- county is that of county attorney. A careful, level headed county
four people to the penitentiary, attorney can save thousands of dollars. A weak, incompetent or
being many more than has ever dishonest attorney can not only cause thousands of dollars of un- authoHtyMo arpointevery"officer
been taken to the penitentiary necessary expense but allow criminals to go unpunished until the jn the territory I n............
by all other sheriffs combined j morals of a county are absolutely lowered. | down to justice of peace and con
since the settlement of the conn j John Davis is capable, earnest, honest and a type of young j stable Do the people of Okluho
ty. In fact he rid the county of American manhood tl.at has lately made such a commotion among I ma want the above conditions to
its lawless element, aud he made I grafters and law breakers. Vote for John Davis and law enforce j exist in our fair land I f they do
a record as being the best sheriff I ment. ,, , , ‘ •’
they Have only to vote down tl.e
Lincoln ever had. Mr. Thigh ■J— -------------- ------- ■ -.
man was an officer in western j ment than any other officer in steadily and shall ever remain.
constitution at the election to be
hold on the 17th of September,
A state is a political sovereign
whose power is limited by the
Kansas for years before he came | the south west and has made a Your greatful and obedient ser-
to Oklahoma. The government | national reputation as an officer, vant. R. A. Morrow, | constitution of"tiie United States
knowing his worth as an officer. It was Tilghman who captured , Democratic Nominee for Com-1 In a state the people elect their
Own officers from governor down
commissioned him Deputy U. S. Bill Doolin single handed and missioner of First District,
marshal in September 1891 which j alone in Eureka Springs, Ark.,
commission he has held ever | Jan. 14, 189(5. Bill Doolin was
since that time and a great deal! the leader of the notrious Doolin
of the most important work of Dalton gang and was one of the ! ing in Kansas
the territory has been directed | worst criminals known since the Friday.
to him. He has caught more! days of Jesse James, rewards j Miss Mable Snook, is very ill
being offered for his arrest ag-jat this writing,
gregatering $5,000. I Mr. Deptner, died verysudden.
It was certainly a brave and i tv last Thursday night, with the
■--— to constable. Her
Kendrck Items- j makes her laws and no power on
M i'. S’nouse, who has been vist-! earth can set tlnm aside. 1 f they
Monday, August 19th, at Un-
ion school house, Union Twp.
Tuesday, August 20th, at
Wednesday, August 21st, at
Thursday, August 22nd, at
Cave school house, Ponca Twp.
Friday, August 23rd, big bas-
ket picnic till day at Kendrick.
Saturday, August 24 th, at
Hon. A. J. Rittenhouse, Hon.
.), B. A Robertson aud Hon. G.
A. Neeley will address the peo-
ple concerning the constitution
and statehood issues.
All the county Democratic can-
didates will be present and meet
tl 10 voters.
Speaking at H o’clock p. m.
hard crimrials for the govern-
returned | are not in violation of tlle consti-
tution of the state of the United
States. The acts of her legisla-
ture are your acts and cannot be
annulled by an act of congress.
You may find a better place to buy a
Wagon/ Buggy or Harness, but right
now the best place is at CARR S. If
your wagon is old it is troublesome and
has outlived its usefulness. C-o to Carr’s
for a new one. There are three propo
sitions to consider wlien you make a
QUALITY, TERMS AND FRIGE
Carr suits you. Tell Carr your wagon
troubles. If you do not need anything
come around and see others roll them
out. You are always welcome.
Notice to Contractors and Builders.
School District No. 4(1, Lincoln
county, Oklahoma, will erect a
new school house, dimensions 2(1
, • , , .\4 !-12ft stud. The clerk will re-
i gis a 11 ie i (.give sealed bids until 12 o’clock
Thursday, Sept. 5, 1907.
Plans and specifications can be
seen at the clerks office.
The board reserves the right
to reject any or all bids.
By order of the District Board
L. F. Pickett, Clerk.
Chandler, Okla.. Route 1
daring piece of work on the part Dropsy he was forty five years
of Tilghman and he was lucky to 01,1 !ln<1 was tt old settler,
getaway with the job without! Mr. Underwood, and family is,
bein'’- killed I v'slt’nS Mrs Underwood’s sister
‘ . Mrs. .j. J. Jett.
The county is once more over
robbers and L Mr., Harry B. Jett went to
Gutnrie for a few weeks visit.
Rev. Sexton, preached Friday
run with bank
horse tuieves Tilghman’s service \
is needed surely the voters will
elect him sheriff to again rid the
county of this lawless element.
From R. A. Morrow
Dear friends and fellow citizens:
and Saturday night and Sunday
morning, on accound of bad
health lie could not preach Sun-
Mrs. Brown returned t°
Shawnee after a few weeks visit
As 1 have been deprived of the " lt*1 'iei Pa,er,ts Mr. Partridges,
privilege of being out with the I ’ndrick Ball term
1 went to Meeker last Saturday to I
boys in tins present campaign, j play ball with the Meeker boys,
which the Democratic nominees! Born to Mr.and Mrs. George
are so earnestly working for Jef- D’-'ock last J iiursday a baby boy.
fersonian Democracy, Haskell' -Mr. and M rs. De Smith made
; and the constitution, and the en- j '1 'p t0 Hendrick Satur-
tire Democratic ticket I feel I: ‘
should write a few lines through . 1>l Mnrton- mado a business
the Tribune. Over eight weeks trip t0 Cllandk‘r last Wednesday
ago I taken down with typhoid | “"burned Thursday.
, fewer. After an experience of a 1 Mr. Fred Gertson, got his leg
relapse 1 am again able to be up T1,'* n.I)''' billing on it
, , -n . - but he is getting along very nice
and around and will endeavor as ncnv
soon as I get able to meet as . ----
many of the voters and i fiends of | Lis: Your Lana Sale.
First Commissioner District as j I have taken up sale of lands
in my physical power and will do . with my farm loan business. I
all I can for the betterment of i shall advertise extensively in
jour administration and the rati- eastern and northern papers.
tication of our constitution which and will push the business. If
if adopted will be the best con- J you wish to sell call or write,
stitution for the whole people | Albert E. Ross, Chandler, Okla.
that has ever been adopted in I -
We make an earnest effort to accommodate
all classes. Our aim is to make this in
every respect the People’s Bank, a Bank
where ali may feel at home; a place where
those of moderate means may expect the
same treatment as those of larger means.
TJhe J7irst 9/at ion at 53ank
Capital and Surplus $80,000
is Solid and Strong
T. J. T
any state in the Union. While I
\ feel that my friends can better
speak for me than I can for my-
self. 1 venture to assure you
that should I be elected on the
] 17th day of September to the
i office of county commissioner of
I ha.ve plenty of money to loan ||
on Chandler city real estate
Call and see me. Clapp building.
E. W. Hoyt.
— • yf 1 AO-'lf'vM-'
iiixen* u •
Miss Elsie Adams who has a
, . .. . , I School near Davenport spent Sat-
first district I shad strive to dis urday and Sunday with home
I charge my duties earnestly and folks.
UNDERTAKER AND EMBALMER
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Smith, G. A. The Chandler Tribune (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 56, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 20, 1907, newspaper, August 20, 1907; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc915632/m1/1/: accessed December 13, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.