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OREGON, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1912.-10 PAGES.
Top row. U-ft to tight PKTKIt It ISKU. A. M. TIHHKI.S. Vnt." SKHOI'ltN CAISSON.
Lower row. Mllo ilght ('EOliGK (ilXVIN. PF.IiltV ItAMSF.V.
The Republican Ticket.
'I'lic Itcptibllcan county ticket Ison
Of which till' ISf MlllllC.IIs liaVI'glfal
Ii'.imiii tn Im' iioml. It s stroll); In
illvlduaby as wnliasi'oliirilvi ly. F.v
cry iir.in on It N a '.'noil oil lien. clear
In Ills I'vciy il.i) lllc. and well 1 1 i:t 1 1 -II
i'il lor tin- ii-tnii for which t ).
Ii ivo been 1 1 . . . 1 1 u.t t ci I . Kvciy candl
tl.it o mM'('j tlnc 'sint I a I ipialitl
fat Ions of liiiin sty anil Illness which
makes hhn wirihynf siiiinrt. Tin1
ticket lliioiiu'l.ont Is .Mil It led In tin
enthusiastic support of every member '
of tin- party, imt onl because of tlii'ii
rtvogid.cd tit iiiv, hit because a ma
Joiity nf tin' Itcpuhllcatisparilcipilfd
In tin' iilmaili' ami I their volts,
declared In faviir of Hin-i' who :u i
now tin' i-aiiiltilati's, anil having; mi.
taken part In these itliitarli's, they'
should s,uw their good faith hy ni v-1
ttivr thc-i-candidal est heir hcatty sup-
W.. il.i mil I. .!,... II, il ll .. I!,,,, nl.
Heads of Holt I'oiinty, no inatier Imw I
hey may feel rcgaidlng presidential
candidate, an- willing or leady to
tu i ii the sto'o back ."hoot and
breeches," itil the Democratic cob
At their primal h-s they took part
and nominated onu of the cleanest
and ablest men In the statu for tliu
position of tiovmnor, thu Hon. .lohn
('. McKlulcy, and for the Supreme
Judge, our ileai ly beloved, the Hon.
.lohn KlmiiiIsIi. Whatever dllloionecs
there may he i janllng other candl
dates, nationally, all liopuhllcans
should rally to thu support of their
.statu and county ticket they made
the ticket by their primary hallots
and they should show their good fallh
hy giving II their undivided support.
ur county ticket Is composed of
practical men. none of I hum ate poli
ticians In the oiillnary acceptance of
the word. They am business men
and farmers, who aru deeply Interest.
e.d In thu business and material pro-
es of thu county. Tim county Is to
bu congratulated that such men have
slgtillled their willingness to accept
otllco and discharge, the duties of thu
positions of trust and responsibilities
In thu county, and since they have
agreed to make thu race for these of
fices, and since they have been nomi
nated by a majority of those votlngal
the parly's primary i ,,,c,r election
should follow by the old-tlmu Itupiib
Our county lias had, some splendid
representatives In our legislature, and
they have become conspicuous In the
shaping of legislation. The farmer,
iu professional and liii-liiej-s man
i.is been hniioii'il In this icspiet.
This year thi' licpublieans have se
eded to head their tlckcl. one of
Holt's MHvi'ssful young fanni'is. In
hi1 pcr-oii of W. 15. (I'lli'.vi Scope, of
lleiiloii township. Clean Inhlscvcry
lay life, fii'ii from contaminating
nahlls. la- will make an Ideal Kepiu
dilutive. Ill- has been successful In
iiiauagiu.: hl allali.s, and he has that
know ledge ot pnliile allalis and needs
and that eitntiu-n-M'iiv ahllity that
I'oiiscrv.it Isin whli'h IM hint for the
position. Tin ii"-iiin.iti "ii I'tini' to
hhn tl.t nigh tin a iiii .,f u,e county
I'elllial i"nii ill tei . In lei lie." him ew
l'l WIH lined f ir I he i llli'C.
Mr Sw ipe was Iliiii tn Holt cnun-
W it. SWOI'K
ty, on the old I lice llai'by farm, east
of Mound City, March 7, lh"H, and Is
therefore In Ids .Villi year -In the
very inline of life, liaised on the
farm, he so loves the life that ho Is
still a farmer. He Is thu son of ), II,
Swope, who for sixty years has been
a resident of the county, and has as
yet never regrutted coming to thu
"Itlley's" early school days vveru
spent at thu old lllalr school, and Ids
entire life has been spent in thu old
lllalr district. Finishing the district
school, Im entered the Mount! City
schools, and then entered Drako uni
versity, at !us Moines, la,, and grad
uated from that college in tin)!, in the
science department. Ilu married
Mary K, Mlnshall In IInni,
Our party Is peculiarly fortunate in
Its select Ion for Comity .Indue. Ilel
ter men could not have been nomi
nated. Until of them rank liluh as
sticressful lariners, and they have no
superiors in point of integrity and
Illness for tlii'se positions. I VI it II.
liaiser. of I'orlics township, and Isaac
l. I'alutiT are well-known and high
ly esteemed clt Iens, deeply Interested
In the maniuemi'iit of enmity altali.
They are known In he men who can
be trusted. They have that aeipialnl
ance with county all. ills which Ills
them to do the work which wlh be ill-
t niti'd to 1 1 it'in In the hist insihle
iiiantier, and In our Judgment they
will proi' to he piaellcal, sensible,
consei'vailM' and fonscleiit lulls In the
illchaiu'i' of their I'veryduly as .Indu
es nf l he Couut.v Couit.
Mr. Ilalser, the candidate for .Indue
of the I'hst dlstili't, U a farmer of
Km hes township, wheie he l-ashccua
ri'sldent for over thirty years, lie !s
now in the eiy piiiue of his life, hav
ing been born hi Ihiehaiiau county In
is;,!, He has had iiiueli piaellcal ex
i perlence In rnad-iiiaklnu. and Is ie
Uarded as onu of the most practical
and experienced road makers In our
Mr. fainter, the ehulceof the parly
for .Indue of I he Second district, Is
also a younu man, In the prime of
life, anil Is a Liberty township farm
er. He is spoken of hy Ids neighbors.
,as bifing uvery way itialilled and well
suited to the "Job." Wo hau no bi
There is no inoiu important oillce In
the county than that of Prosecuting
I Attorney -upon ,s ability, Ids zeal,
' rests the social fabric of our county;
1 hu must bu clean In his own every
I day life, but hu must hu determined
to lend liN best elTorts to secure thu
I punishment of w roug doers, and bring
I to thu bar of Justice those who vio
late the criminal code, and the lie-
. publicans of Holt have selected for
this oillce just such a man In thu per-
'sou of the Hon. A. M. Tihbcls, of
I Mound City. He possesses decision
of character, and Individuality, and Is
thoroughly iuallllcd to look after thu
Interests of the people.
Mr. Tlbbe's was born In ('rant City,
Mo , April 1". lb"4. Ilu was raised on
a farm, and served his time following
the plow anil riding thu cultivator.
, Ho attended thuVoiiimon schools and
graduated from thu Grant City High
school, After bis graduation he
taught school for several terms, read
ing IHackstone, and legal textbooks,
In the long winter evenlngR.arvl then
; entered the law otllce of Judge A'.. W.
Kelso. tf (f rant City, vv licit! hu Mu
lshed Ids course of reading and was
admitted to Hit; bar In October. 1
:md liuil just attained his majority at
tills tunc, lie has been act holy In
tin1 practice since lli:it time. A year
ago Mr. TlbbeNcainc to Holt county
anil located In MoiiihI City, ami awe
elated himself with V. K. Stubhs, In
the practice til liN profession.
(tuorge K fiehln. Hie nominee for
Sherlll. h is every natural pia I loca
tion fur the nHlcc lie seeks. He has
servetl as Iteputy under the present
liH'iimheut, and his every oillolal pa
per has heen returned promptly mid
executed in cery detail with Intelli
gence and pioinptlicss. He is alive,
wide-awake cltleli, possessing acleali,
una'-s.iilahle t'liaracler. and has much
expcilctioc In business alfalis. Ills
eM'i'lleti' .-ervlct' under Sheiiil Me
N'ult.v has eminently itialilled hhn
for the position, and the bar, the
btilui'sss inin and the fanner should
be pcison.ill.v Interested In seelngthat
he ls;c!ivtcil. The proper and Intelli
gent, handling of I heir legal papers
are of gieat moment to them at
Mr. (ielvln was born and raised on
thu old Matthew (ielvln farm in Noda
way township, and grow up on the
farm, and spent the gie.iter part of
his life farming. He attended the
old Woods school, and in IN.'.'S he mar
ried, and continued tofarmuntll Itutt,
when he moved to Oregon, and has
U'eti engaged in the butcher and liv
ery business, lie s now ."Hi years of
age, In the best of health and of tine
physical frame, every way becoming
that of what a police ottlccr should
be. Many people Imagine that all thu
Sherilf has to do Is to keep a hoarding
lmuje In the county Jail, scrvu sub
poenas, cry thu court, and taku In Ids
fees; Hut there aru greater responsi
bilities than these. The SherllT (s
thu prliiciti.il peace oitlcer of the coun
ty. ' JIls character' Is-lnnimd reproach.
As to Ins bravery there Is no ques
tion, ami the hardest criminal would
Hud. In him a master. No belter
iualjlk'd man ever akcd for or has
Inen elected to the oillce than Candi
date tit'orgi! K. (ielvlu.
Kvery taxpayer is directly Interest
ed In tliu oillce of (.'ounty Assessor.
The ri'Vvniiu of the county anil city
alike depend upon the work of this
olllcfal. Nor Is It enough that he
shall meit'ly piovldc the basis of teve
line, hut he Is expected also to make
assessments that are fair and equita
ble, so that Hie buuleiis he distribut
We doubt If there Is a faiullv Inour
county which is not acquainted with
the liepubllcau nominee for Assessor.
IVrry W. I'auisay. lie Is not only
well iiialllled but he Is thoroughly
i'iulppeil lor thuilui ies, havingsei veil
the people In that capacity thu pat
fi hi i years. He Is a fanner, and be
ing niie knows the value of lands and
how In value live stock for a.sscsMhle
values. He Halls fiom Hickory town
ship, and was born and raised In our
county, lie Is fiee fioin (rlvnlly ami
gets down to the duties of his oillce
with a practicability that Impresses
one with his devotion to duly,
( ne of the most impnrtaiiut oillces
to be lllled In the county hy the vot
ers this fall is that or Public Admin
istrator, and for this place the lie
publicans selected a tnp-nntchcr In
every possible phase of thu term,
(i. W. CI'MMINS.
though his name appears near thu
bottom of thu ticket. There Is not a
man In all Holt county or any place
uIk! who knows (Seorge W. Cummins
who would not bu glad to havtt such a
man administer his affairs after Ids
demise. A man may fool himself, but
hu cannot, fool the people, and most
of tliu people know that a better man
for the responsibilities of the Public
Administrator's office Is nqt to be
found. "The uncertainty of life and
Theodore Roosevelt Re- !
Colonel lioosevelt. I'lngii'sslve can
tlidale for I'resldent , was shot and
wounded at Milwaukee, Wis., Monday
evening, October lb As our news In
last week's Issue announced, the Colo
nel was standing In an automobile,
acknowledging! he checrsnr theciowds
III the street, when the attempt was
made to kil him. Ills assailant was
overpowdercd and disarmed by the
The latest bulletins announce the
i rem cry of the Colonel so far as to
enable him to return to his home hi
New York, ami that all danger from
lockjaw, as far as can be discerned,
aie now past, and the likelihood of
his being able to icneu his tight dur
ing the week is highly probable.
Ilu left for lib home on Monday, and
arrived at Oyster Hay, Tuesday.
Our whole country was shocked and
horrllletl by the tlastaidly attempt
upon Ills life. Kveu the hit terest po
litical enemies of Mr. lioosevelt su
ceiely deplore and scathingly de
nounce the at tack upon Ids Hie and
all red-bloiitled Americans, regardless
of party atllllatloiis, untie In adinha-
the ceitalnty of death make this nf.
lice especially Important to Ilu man
who would have Ids widows ami or
phans pioperly protected, lie is now
Us years of age. and came heie In si!."i,
after having served In the I'tilou
army, for nearly four years, being
wounded at Murficcshiiroaud Chlcka
Wheiever you put Seboiiin Carson,
he 'makes gond." lie Is ,leervt'tlly
popular w Itli all classes and Ids con
stancy and devotion to duty nieilt
that recognition which will be given
hhn as the candidate for County
Tieasitrer. Mr. Carson Is II years of
age and was born In Nodaway town
siilp, and has spent Ids ent hu life In
thu county, and the greater poitlouof
that time on the faun. Thu Carson
family Is an old Holt county one, and
of thu old guard of Itepuhllcaiilsm of
the county, and this Is thu II rst rec
ognition in a political way dial has
come to tliu family.
Mr. ('arson Is a practical business
man. Ilu lias been In charge of tliu
county farm and by diligent applica
tion o( business rules, lias practically
nlaecd this count v institution on a
self-supporting basis. Hu is an ac
countant, having taken a tnorougn
commercial course at the tie in City
Commercial college, which (pialllles
him In every way for the position of
County Treasurer. Ilu Is at present
the district Deputy (Jrandinaslur of
die I. o. o. I', and lias successfully
indo II different goats In thu Masonic
otder, anil expects to continue until
he lias ridden I!) more.
''or County . surveyor,.l olin II. Pure I,
thu present Incumbent, Islhc nominee.
Mr. Pel ft is a very capable and com
petent' young man, a Holt county
product, and onu of our very best
teachers. Ilu has had much exper
ience In civil engingeurlng while In
that department of thu C II, & Q.
railroad. His labors, oillclally, against
which we have not heard a single
complaint, are a recommendation to
the Intelligent voter, that columns of
commendatory articles would not
Dr. L. II, -Long, a practicing
Hon of the splendid pluck anil superb
courage with which he raced the situ
nation. Assassination Is a peril which pub
lic men must face every moment of
their lives, ami the peril Is a greater
and mure deadly menace, of course,
when parly iass(HH are at a white
heat as In the present campaign.
II is sincerely gratifying to all truo
Americans that the bullet Intended
as a messenger of death liilllcled only
a slight Injury that did not keep thu
victim from keeping Ids Immediate
pollt leal engagements.
ll will be thu wish of every Into
American that the Colonel may make
a rapid aiid eriiianent recovery and
lie able to continue the campaign.
Wldle Americans make much of Pres
idential campaigns, they do not take
them nearly so seriously as foreigners'
are led to believe. We light out our
difference without recouisti to vio
lence, and after the election Is over
we go alxiut our business In thu usual
way. Ilu has met a shocking situa
tion with characteristic poise; and
there Is not an Individual In thu laud
whovvlll not rejoice at the quality of
manhood he mat Ifested.
physician of Coining, Is the candidal u
for Coroner. He will at all times Im
le.nly to anstver calls, h.ilh day or
night, to hold an Inquest for you or
the other fellow, He Is every way
qiialllled to till the Job, ami you will
llud him an all right, clever gentle
mail. Judges of Klection.
The county court at lis session last,
week named Hie lollnwiug to serve as
Judges of eleel Inn at the coming No
vember elect Ion:
P.lgelow Ii. T. Wilson, .1. W.
While. K. I.. Cornier, .1 no. K. Slater,
Jacob II inkle, .1. F. Ilridgeiuau.
North lletiton ('has. Mclioburts,
Thus. Tyson, Andy Mollis, .1. .
Thompson, Joseph Ferguson, Clyilu
South lleiiton - It. S. Ilrown, S. K.
Proud, (lias. McNulty, .1. T. Italian!,
U I). Hat man, W. S. Krwln.
Clay II. K. Noel, C. C llaker. Abu
I. oiicks, M. W. Ilrumhaugh, C. T.
Craves, W. II. heboid.
Forbes-Allien Markt, C. II. Car
ter, Itobl. Iliin.lnger, 11. V, lluilgins,
.1. It. Milne, Khner Sipus,
Forest .losupli Comur, II. U. I'lver
son, W. M. Ituynolds II. II. Terliunu,
II. C. Teare, Win. Illtt.
Illckory-C.'K. Wright, W. C. Ste
venson, .1. II. Collin. ( M.Chllduis.O.
C. Goodhart, J. S. Moore,
Hast l.uw Is. Itobl, Montgomery,
Win. Markt, (ieu. Seemati, II. C.
Cook, J. It. Peachur, Win. Hragg,
West Lew Is. I Ian Zachman, Oeo.
I.ehmur, J. A- Kreek, It. C. Ituley,
Perry Moore. Frank Foster.
Liberty L. V. Smith, Albert Wehr'-
! II, Chas, Anderson, W. P. Zachary,
I George Hacr, l. 0. Nauinau.
Mneoln-T. G. Lawrence, A. O.
Hankers, , I no. Schatx. K. A. Itoselltts,
Leu Walter, P. A. Christen.
Minton-Geo. Swope, Chas. Moser,
Tims. Hunker, .1. It. Morgan, G. I),
dinning, I. M. Mlntoii.
Nodaway Rolit. Kneale, Kd, Kra
mer, Jacob litmus, Hugh Hrohan, Da
vid Cropp, Harry Hughes.
North Union II. H. Lawrence, M.
F. Hallard, Fred Cook, M. P.'Smllli,
.1 no. Donovan, Peter Lower.
South Unlon-C. Ideker, R. N.
Doebbllug, N. D. Merrill. J no. Red
mon, Henry Itebol, Wm. Carlton.