The Gotebo Gazette. (Gotebo, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 27, 1912 Page: 4 of 8
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THE GOTEBO GAZETTE
Published every Thursday, at Gotebo,
JNO. J. BLIZMAN, EDITOR
Eatond u Meond-clas* matter lfareh 8. 1907.
at the poatofflce at Gotebo. Oklahoma, under the
act of eonareas of March 8, 187 .
The Gazette is authorized to make the
tallowing political announcements sub-
ject ti) the primaries to lie held August
For Congressman Fifth District
For Congress, State at Large
R. E. (Bob) ECHOLS
FRED B. BRANSON
J. B. THOMPSON
J. Y. CALLAHAN
For U. S. Senator
ROBERT L. OWEN
C. N, HASKELL
State Senator, Sixth Senatorial L)ist.
JAS. L. AUSTIN
W. J. McCOLLOM
TROY A. SIMPKINS
LEONARD D. LEWIS
*ur County Judge
e. w. Mcintosh
For County Superintendent
PROF. J. W. •'Jim" OSMOND
MISS A. E. LANE
F"r District Court Clerk
C. L. PHIPPS
A. J. CLINE
For County Treasurer
A. J. "Jack" HUNTER
For Countv Clerk
W. R. McKEE
For Register of Deeds,
CHAS. F. HUNT
For County Assessor,
T. P. SHADDOCK
For County Commissioner 1st District
TERRAL A COOK
R, G. (Bob) FREEMAN
The Altus Times, published at
Altus, Okja., reaches our ex-
change table always full of good
live reading matter and ads
always strike the readers' eye,
becanse they are set neatly and
the make-up of that paper is up
to the standard.
Write-upa of candidates in the
Gotebo Gazette are given to its
readers in small doses, continued
from week to week. This is a
novel way of keeping the name
of the candidate before the pub-
lic eye.—Cordell Beacon.
The Cordell Beacon is one of
the neatest exchanges that
reaches us. The Beacon is also
full of news each and every i£-
Anent Man sell
SOMETIME ago we had an article in regard to
O Mansells' speech at Hollis, and which was
clipped from the Hollis Post-Herald. Mr. Man-
sell saw fit to rake us over the coals for publish-
ing the article—no doubt because he saw his mis-
take in trying to abuse his opponent. And in a
letter he asked us "what motive" we had in view
"in publishing the article." Our motive was to
show how incompetent the judge was; and we, as
well as the people in this district, want a man who
is capable to handle the people's interest and look
after all matters pertaining to the welfare of the
people as a whole—that's the kind ef congressmen
the people want; and our present congressman,
Scott Ferris, is the man for the place beyond a
Does anyone believe that Hon. Scott Ferris is
"a do-nothing," and a "seat warmer?" No
man could thus express himself, and yet Judge
Mansell sees fit to accuse Scott Ferris of the above
charge. Scott Ferris has done as much and even
more than some congressman. He is a 4 'man of
great energy and an untiring worker for the in-
terests of the people."
Mr. Mansell, as everyone knows is the present
county judge of Kiowa county, and wants to be
elected to the office of congressman from this
district, seeking to defeat Scott Ferris, the pres-
Everyone will admit that Judge Mansell is not
considered as a man for the place. That Ferris
is the best man for the place is the way nearly all
the voters express themselves. Several of tne
leading citizens of Hobart say: "While Judge Man-
sell is a gentleman, and makes a fairly good coun-
ty judge, yet he is not the man we want in cong-
ress to represent the people; he is not qualified,"
And such is the sentiment from his home town.
Another thing we wish to call the people's at-
tention to is this:
Since Judge Mansell has entered the race for this
office, would it not be proper for him to resign
and iti a uuui ue appointed to fill his unexpired
term-some man who is competent to fill the of-
fice of county4udge. No that would not do, be-
cause he could draw no salary while out campaign-
ing ovor this fcig district. Would it not be to the
interests of the taxpayer of Kiowa county if he
would resign ^and save the taxpayers time and
money? Has not his opponent, Scott Ferris, re-
mained in Washington because he saw the
need of his presence in congress; in other words
to look after the people's interests? Has Mansell
remained in his office and looked after the peo-
ples interestst No he has not!
Several farmers have made tripfe to Hobart to
see Judge Mansell in order to make final proof
and each time ihey were informed that "he will
be back in abtjUt ten days." Is that looking after
the people's interests? The following article ap-
peared In the Hobart Republican of Jnne 19:
"As SOON as tne county judge returns,
those who, have violated the state law
will be aligned for trial."
Isn't this evidence that he is not doing his duty
towards the taxpayers, who elected him to office?
By delay the clses to come up for trial will pile up
until it will b$, impossible to clean up the docket
in any length ef time required.
No doubt he promised to look after the office
in a business vpay. Has he done it? No! a thous-
and times NO^
The Gazette is for the man who will keep his
promises and work for the interests of the PEO-
PLE. We are/iot in favor of any man who is an
officer to be out campaigning—at the EXPENSE
of the taxpayers—in his own interest and let the
peoples interests go to the four winds. The peo-
ple want a WORKER, not an EXCUSE for a
worker. Scott'Ferris is the man we want in
congress to represent the people—in fact that is
the way the majority of the voters express them
selves. And the majority rules!
We will have more to say about Scott Ferris
and Judge Mansell, later on. Watch these
columns for facts—with affidavits if necessary.
ger to land travelers by defects In THE FROCK COAT
the tracks or equipment of railways. w# „€ told that the Lon'on g00„
The discussion was searching and <lrM8er8 are frownlng on the frock
propositions were made for close reg- coat because notoriou8 murderer
ulatlons that should prevent such dls- w„ photographed ,n one. Thls Beem,
asters, says the Pittsburg Dispatch. gll,y ,f R murderer |s photographed
Is the need for the protecuon of ,n a 8ack coat the eaai€Ht garment
scores of millions of travelers by rail man ever ^ are ^ coaU to be
to be overshadowed snd forgotten in condemned? a waiter with a
presence of similar dangers to trav- prl,on record happeng tQ get a caf#
eters by sea A ew years ago an ai> Job ta„ coat8 or diuner coatg t0
palling theatre disaster aroused tbe cagt Qn the rubbuh heap? Those
whole country to demand that
. „ , t London Johnnies are too flnlcal. The
places of entertainment should be
kept under close supervision and ev-
ery practice or form of construction
frock coat has Its uses and Its admir-
ers and they will continue to cling
.. . , , , _ to it—or vice versa. For the man who
that involved danger from fire or pan-; „kM t0 pose ^ ^ ]g the tfaing
ic strictly suppressed. Is that reso-1
lutlon carried out now as thoroughly
as when the memory of the Iroquois
slaughter of innocents was fresh?
What this country needs is a public
state of mind which will not tolerate
the neglect of the lessons of the past,
and which will see that a loss of life
in one particular form of enterprise ,, . . „ , ,
. . .. . , . . , the demp.nas of the sculptor and char-
should enforce the need of safety in .itahi„ ^ / , ,
alj itablj covers a multitude of personal
| awkwardnesses. The frock coat will
live :n spite of tbe fussy Johnnies.
For the statesman who believes in
looking the part, for the self con-
scious person who takes delight in his
■figure, for the man who deslree to
tone down an aidermanic rotundity,
there is no coat like the frock. Aside
;from this, it la a graceful coat with
harmonious lines. It lends itself to
You can buy an almanac now for a
penny or less, and a tradesman will
send you one with his compliments
for nothing, but the first printed
specimen published at Nuremberg. In
1476, was thought such a wonderful
The political revolution in China
has brought about a revolution in
dress which brings grist to the mill
of foreign manufacturers. For exam-
ki—. ♦>.. «. . . ,. Pi*, since the cutting of. queues began
tnlng that it was sold at ten go den ,u . . .
, , tnere has been a tremendous de-
crowns a copy—more than its weight
in gold. The first English printed al-
manac was the "Shepheards' Kalen-
dar," translated from the French, and
printed by Richard Pynson in 149
pnncipTe of "China for the Chinese"
and to stave oft the effects of foreign
competition. Such a movement has
about as much chance of success as
Mrs. Partington had when she armed
herself with a mop and tried to sweep
out the Atlantic ocean. It Is not by
antagonizing the new conditions, but
by accommodating themselves there-
to that the Chinese merchants and
manufacturers must work out their
salvation, for the change in the peo-
ple's manner of llvinp bas gone too
far to be checked.
SAID OF WOMANKIND.
Women have no worse enemies than
women.—Jean Francois Duclos.
"*'Fortune rules in nuptials; women
are as like to turn out badly as to
prove a source of joy.—Euripides.
Provided a woman be well prin-
cipled she has dowry enough.—Titus
The devastating egotism of man is
properly foreign to woman, though
there are many women as haughty,
hard, and Imperious as any man.—
William Rounsevllle Alger.
Woman's grief is like a summer
Short as 'tis violent.— Joanna BailliA.
mand for foreign hats and caps, and,
by a sort of logical association, a de-
mand for other articles of foreign
clothing has also arisen. In the Chi-
. , . . '* i neso mercantile world this change is I
and the first popular .almanac of the uu , . , 6 I
"Old Mn«r«" w.. ,h. v,*w«d wlth a,arm because it threat-1
ens a diminished consumption of silk i
and other home products used In the
manufacture of clothes. Hence a
movement Is oa foot to assert the |
What is home
with vut your
This is indeed a busy week in
the Oklahoma harvest fields.
SHORT PUBLIC MEMORY.
The overpowering disaster of tbe
Titanic bas distracted attention from
other types of neglect that Imperil
the public. The public is too apt to
mis* an outcry whoa It is aroused by
tbe tainted lat* euaple at soa
Old Moore" type was the "Pronos-.
tyacyon of Mayster John Thybault,
medycyner and astronomer of the
Emperysll Majestic of the yeare of
our Lorde MCCCCCXXXIJ." Besides
prophesying "wars, revolutions and '
the death of kings," that early al-
manac told you the proper day to
take physic. Mondv was tbe day for
ailiqents of the legs, Tuesday foi af-
fections of the head, etc. But what,
tbe unfortunte sufferer was to do
who had a pain on the wrong day it
does not state, pays the London
Chronicle. You must take pains at
the proper time.
Kafir More Profitable Than Com
In 1911. the farmers of Kansas
grew 7,7*0.807 acres of corn which
brought an average return of $7.#§
per acre; and 919,046 acres of Kafir
corn which brought an average return
of 115.72 per acre. And the relative
superiority of kaflrcorn over corn is
greater in Oklahoma than ic Kansas.
A tuberculosis preventorium forj
children has been opened In the Jer-1
sey woods. Children from tubercular j
families will be sent there to be
strengthened so that they may be
able to resist exposure to the disesse.'
Tbe institution will doubtless do
much good, but there should be some-
thing better In the way of a name for
It than preventorium.
"No natter bow poor you are. re
member there Is somebody just a lit- •
tie poorer," ssys the Charleston News,
and Courier, snd perhaps there are
some wbo can get comfort in that
way. What balm Is there, however,
for those unfortunates who are trou-
bled by tbe thought that, however)
rtcb they are, there are others who
I am making a specialty of getting cash for
saleable Realty and Realty for ready Cash. If
you have property to sell or money to invest, it
will be to your advantage to investicate what I
have to offer.
Write Fire and Tornado Insurance
Make Farm Loans at Low Rates
H. H. ANDERSON
Gotebo, - Oklahoma.
Help your favorite to win a prize
given away by the Gazette.
LET US FIGURE YOUR
We Carry Everything in Building Materials.
Why a Painter Satin,
The practical painter says,
it makes him smile when
a man insists on Patton's
Sun-Proof Paint It al-
ways means another job
from the man next door.
Envy is just another
name for human nature.*
is famous for its 1
qualities. Made from a scientific
card and information from
I. B. Trammel! & Company
= Growing Children
Hon. Scott Ferris, for Congress from this district
There is scarcely any growing boy
or girl who does need a blood remedy
at time of the y ar. Overstudv. lack of
proper attention to tbe bowels, impro-
per or too much food, over-exertion,—
anv one of these or other causes are
often sufficient to cause serious disorders.
K«xkII Sarsaparilla is, in our opinion
a splendid blood purifier. We know
many cases where it has quickly and
completely removed skiu disorders, such
as pimples, blotches, bolls, etc.
We know of do other remedy that
has givtii better results in the various
disorders arising from impure or
impoverished blord than Kezall Sarsa-
parilla Tonic. Enrichment of the blood
is caculated, to dispel such ailments as
dyspepsia, loss of flesh and general
debility—in fact, any trouble that has
it* cause in impure or weak blood.
We have faith enough in it io oiler to
stand the loss of its cost and hnod back
your money withcut a vror I of ari(<iineo t
if you say. after using it. that it did not
help yen. You can't ask lor any
stronger assurance tha* Kexall sarapilla
Tonic is what yon need. 128 doses for
$1 00. Por sale only at our sfore.
Eagle Drug Store
The Contest Is on in Full Blast The first
special prize will be given away
Boost your favorite candidate.
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