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Republican Candidate For County Commissioner, Four-Year Term. Good business judgment, intelli gence, fairmindeness, honesty And stability are attributes that a candidate for the important position f county commissioner should possess. All of these qualifications the Repub licans of Musselshell county had in mind when they selected Mr. George Bachman of Delphia as their candidate for the four year term county commis sioner. He did not seek the office, but on the other hand the people of the county came to him and handed him the nomination provided he would accept the honor. His name is now before the voters of this county for their favorable consideration, and a more capable and worthy man is not represented on the ballot. Mr, Bachman has been a resident of the Musselshell valley for 30 years, having come here in 1832 when he was a comparative young man of twenty five. He.has always had Implicit confi dence in Montana and the Musselshell country in particular, and the manner In which he has showed his faith in YYM. L. TILLMAN Republican Candidate Assessor. For County his adopted home is proof positive that he is a man of energy, preserver ence, and push, and possessed with the ability to do things. Ever since coming to this valley he lias been en gaged in stock growing and ranching, in which lie has been very successful having in the years tiiat he followed that business gathered a comfortable competency. He stands nigii in the esteem a:;d respect of his neigh bors and acquaintances. At the present time he is serving his school district as clerk Other than this he has never held a public office, nor has he ever sought ore Simultaneously with the time that the name of George Bachman was first mentioned as a possible candidate for county commissioner from the east etui of the county, there sprang up a popular deipand for him. The demand was genuine and not con fined to any section of the county in particular. Wherever he Ib known the response came, "There is a man that Musselshell county wants as one of its county commissioners." This de mand was recognized by the Republi cans of the county and he was named aB their candidate for the four-year county commissioner. And a better man could not have been selected as a candidate for thiB important posi tion. That Mr. Bachman is fully quali fied to serve the county as a member of its board of county commissioners is a realization that did not come as a udden inspiration to anybody is shown by the fact that four years ago when the county division bill was first intro duced in the state legislature, his name was included therein as one of the county commissioners. There has G. J. JEFFRIES Candidate for County Attorney. been no change in Mr. Bachman since j that time, unless it be that he lias ; gained more in practical experience, ; and his election as one of the commis sioners at this time would bo a forcible j demonstration that the voters of this (county recognize a man's wot ELMER B CARTER Commissioner, Two-Year Term. Treasurer. Elmer B. Carter, tile Republican nominee for the office of county treasurer of Musselshell County, is a typical westerner—broadminded, square in liis business dealings, true to his friends, honest as the day is long—and impresses one as such when meeting him. For 28 years he has been a man of the plains and the train ing that this has been to him shows itself in his makeup and the incidents of every day life. He is an advocate of fair play and a square deal, no mat ter what the occasion may be, and meets all men no matter what their station in life on an equal basis. His experience in this country when there was but little law, or none at all, and when a man's word meant more than a whole stack of legal papers do now a-days, has proved a great finishing school for him, and as a result he car ries the indelible stamp of a man that may be trusted. It has developed him into a man broad in his views, who looks at all sides of a question and reaches a decision as to what action to take or what course to pursue only after due consideration, and after be ing fully convinced that it is going to do Justice to all concerned. He stands on his past record as a man and is not afraid to look any man in the eye. Mr. Carter is not a native of Mon tana having been born in Meriden, Conn., in the year 1863. Early in his youth the great West held out a strong attraction for him and subse quent events show that the attrac tion could not long be resisted. The call of the West became stronger as he grew older and when he attained his majority he felt impelled to answer the call. In 1884 he started for Mon tana, locating on Fattig creek. Here! he established a home for himself and ! engaged in the stock business. He is ; still located on the same ranch. Before coming to Montana Mr. Car-i ter received a liberal education In the 1 public schools of Connecticut and in* Yale Business College. He is fully! qualified to perform the duties of the : office to which he aspires. When the Rpanish-American war broke out in 1808. Mr. Carter answer- ; e,l the call to arms to defend the honor! of his country and enlisted, and was a> member of the Third U. S. Cavalry! Montana Squadron, Troop M, and was ! honorably discharged after the war.! In 1907 and 1908 Mr. Carter acted as! deputy assessor of Yellowstone county, i At the present time he is serving his j school district as chairman of the 1 "bool board. Aside from these he has never held a public office. MISS MAUDE GRIFFIN Republican Candidate for County Superintendent of Schools. Miss Maude Griffin deserves to be re elected to the position of county super intendent of schools upon the record she lias made in that office since the establishment of the county. Perhaps more quarrels and differences arise over school district matters than over any other one thing, and many of the matters that come up before the county superintendent for settlement are mighty hard to decide with entire satisfaction to all concerned. Miss Griffin has overcome a great many obstacles in getting the schools of the county established, and at this time when the results of her good work are just being realized, she should be re turned to the office to continue her policies and plans to better the con ditions of the schools. E. J. PARKIN80N Republican Candidate for County Sur veyor. Ed. J. Parkinson, present county sur veyor and a candidate for re-election on the Republican ticket, should be re turned to that office another two years because he has given excellent satis faction during the time he has held the position. Road matters have al most exclusively occupied his time and attention, and he has given to the county his time and energy liberally in endeavoring to get these matters straightened out within a reasonable time. He has had much experience in civil engineering, having been a deputy U. S. surveyor for a number of years prior to becoming county sur veyor. With his knowledge of the roads of the county and the condi tions as they exist now by personal Investigation, having been over practi cally every foot of the connty since he has been in office, his re-election would mean that good results can be obtain ed in connection with the reads all over the county during the next two years. Good bye, "ring rule." Here's your hat, what's your hurry. Republican Candidate for State Senator HON. DANIEL W. SLAYTON Candidate for State Senator on the Republican Ticket. Honorable Daniel \Y. Slayton, mem ber of the last house of représenta-! lives, and this fall a candidate for state senator on the Republican ticket, hardly needs an introduction to the readers of The Record. As one of the pioneers of the Musselshell valley ' and this section of the state he has earned for himself by his never failing integrity and honorable dealings with li is fellow men, the love, respect and esteem of everybody. From one end of the county to the other is he known as a man of honor, a man whose word is as good as his bond, a man in whom rhe people of Musselshell county may plaice every confidence and feel that it is not misplaced. He is without ques tion the most popular man before the voters this fall, and his election as state senator from this county is con ceded by prominent men in both par ties. When the Republican^ of Mussel shell county elected Mr. Slayton to head the local ticket in the first cam paign to be conducted in the baby county, they selected wisely and well. He was the logical candidate for the position having been a member of the lower house during the term that the county was created. He ' made good" and the people recognized it by honor ing him with the nomination for sena tor. Dan Slayton was born in Stuben county, New York, in 1862, during Civil War times. Several years later his folks removed to Fairfax county, Vir ginia. where they remained until 1884. In the spring of that year Mr. Slayton broke his home ties, being then 22 years of age, and came to Montana. He landed at Livingston and immedi ately started out, afoot, for White Sul phur Springs where he was to join a brother of his. He made the journey in one day, a feat which shows the re markable energy of the man when he once undertakes anything. In 1885 he came to the Musselshell country and located on Current Creek, engaging in the sheep business. Here he remain ed for 19 years until 1904 when he bought the Diamond W ranch near La vna from M. F. Trask, where he has made his home since. For 35 yeara Mr. Slayton was one of the principal woolgrowers in this section, disposing of bi s last sheep only during the past year. He is the sixth heaviest taxpay er in the county. Mr. Slayton's first appearance in public life was in 1894 when he was elected county commissioner of Fergus county. He served in this capacity for three years with credit to himself and party, being forced to resign for the reason that the great distance between his home and Lewistown. the county seat, prevented him from attending to the duties of the office as efficiently and well as he should and would have liked to. In January 1910, when the people of tlie Musselshell valley were getting ready to plan the fight for county divi sion and bring about the creation of Musselshell county, Mr. Slayton was picked upon as one of the most capable men to lead the fight. When the Coun ty Division Club was organized he was elected as its president, and In this capacity he did much good work tow ard the creation of the new county. In selecting Mr. Slayton as their candidate for state senator, the Re publicans of Musselshell county select ed a man of irreproachable character, unblemished record, and in whom a public trust may be reposed without fear. He is a plain, every day business man of sound judgment, whoso argu ments carry conviction, and who Im presses one with his sincerity and honesty. In the event of his election, of which there is no doubt, Musselshell county will have every reason to feel proud of its first state senator. j , ! I j i ; Jeffries' stock took another jump ^ about 500 points after the Democratic rally Monday night. G. J. JEFFRIES Republican Candidate Attorney. for County ' G. J. Jeffries, candidate for the of lice of county attorney on the Repub lican ticket, was born on a farm near Rockville, Mo., October 23, 1885. After receiving his prepartory education he entered the Kansas City School of Law where lie attended tlie night clas ses for three years being employed during the day as stenographer in the law offices of Ball & Ryland of Kan sas City. After receiving his diploma from the school of law, Air. Jeffries ac cepted a position as credit man for the Price Mercantile Co., a large business institution of Kansas City, which posi tion he held for two years. He was a law clerk for about a year in Chicago during which time he also held a night job a s assistant librarian in the Chi cago Law Institute. Leaving Chicago he took a year's post graduate work in Yale law school, again securing a position as assistant in the law library of that institution of learning. Mr. Jeffries came o Montana ex ceptionally well fitted to take up the practice of law. locating in Lewistown in September 1911, where he became associated with J. C. Huntoon, a well known attorney of that city. The first of the present year a branch law office j was established in Roundup under the firm name of Huntoon & Jeffries, the , junior membe of the firm being assign ! ed the management of the branch office. I During the time Mr. Jeffries has practiced law in this city he has es j tablished for himself a very enviable reputation and is considered one of i the ablest attorneys of the local bar. ; The people of Musselshell county could not elect a more capable, dili gent and conscientious man to fill the important office of county attorney for the next two years. He is receiv ing liberal support from voters of all political shades, and his election ig one of the certainties of the battle of bal lots which is scheduled to come off next Tuesday. November 5th. I ; FRED E. RENSHAW Republican Candidate For County Clerk and Recorder. The office of county clerk and re corder is an important one, and as a rule people hive more business to transact in this office than in any other office in the court house. This office on account of the vast amount of work that its occupant is called upon to do, can be made the most expensive one of them ail. Fred E. Renshaw, the Re publican nominee for this position, is competent and capable in every respect to transact the business of this office. He is a young attorney who has decided to cast his lot with Musselshell county, and those who have observed his work here as a lawyer and his operations in the real estate field, which vocations he has fob lowed in the town of Lavina since his arrival in the county several years ago, have nothing but the highest praise for him. In asking the voters of Mus selshell county for their support, Mr. r.enshaw promises that he will, if elects ed , conduct the office in aB economi cal a manner as possible without cur tailing the facilities of the office for the speedy and prompt transacting of all matters that may devolve upon it. He is receiving voluntary offers of sup port from all sections of the county from Republicans and Democrats alike. T. 8. O'CONNOR Republican Candidate for County Coroner. T. s. O'Connor, who la the Republi can candidate for the office of county rrrrnrr vlll have no trouble in realis ier hi? political aspirations. Mr. '« «'eservedly popular not - •* v. but over the entire cci" tv. a -d w'il poll the full vote of ' ' - * "«* 'hen some. Those who would like to see in the office of county clerk and recorder for the next two years a clean-cut young man, whose ability and integrity la not to be questioned, and who will look, after the affairs of this office along strict business lines without any spe cial favors or privileges to any one,! will vote for Fred E. Renshaw. COL. E. J. CRULL Republican Candidate for Member of House of Representatives. Col. E. J. Crull, the Republican can didate for representative, is well known over the entire county and needs no lengthy introduction here. He is an old resident of the state and has been in this county for the past three years during which time he has been practicing law. During the cam paign for county division he was elect ed secretary of the County Division Club, and while the bill was pending in the legislature he was present at the .capitol doing effective work in its behalf. Two years ago he waB nomi nated by the Republicans of Fergus County for the office of county auditor which he, however, declined to ac cept. His reputation as an orator is widespread, and in this connection he is probably better known than any other man In private life in the state of Montana. In looking over the list of those who are candidates for the low er house in the various counties of the state, one cannot help but admit that Col. Crull is unquestionably better known over the entire state than most of them. In fact those who have stu died the matter and have gone to the trouble to look into conditions thoroly, state that if the Colonel is elected he will be the floor leader of the Republi cans in the house. This opinion is not only based on the fact that Mr. Crull is so well known over the state, but on the ground that he is abundantly able to assume the floor leadership. OLAF JENSVOLD Republican Candidate For County Commssioner, Six-Year Term. Tlie most important offices in the county from the view point of tlie taxpayer are those of county commissioners. The board of coun ty commissioners at their will can conduct the affairs of the county economically or extravagantly, just as tlrey have a mind to. They contract the bills of the county and pay out the money. And necessarily the tax levy must be contingent on the man ner in which they do tilings. It is essential, therefore, that the taxpay ers look well into the qualifications of the various candidates for these positions before casting their ballots. For the six year term county com missioner the Republicans of Mussel shell county picked a man who is ex ceptionally well qualified for this po sition. Olaf Jens void is a level-head ed farmer with good, sound business judgment as is testified by the fact that he lias made a success of his own business. He was among the very T. S. O'CONNOR Republican Candidate for County Coroner. first of the dry land farmers to settle in this county coming here in the fall of 1907. His farming operations have done much to instill confidence in the settlers who have come in within the last four years. Olaf Jensvold was born in Lincoln county, South Dakota, in 1878. He was educated in the common schoola of his home county and attended Augustana College for one year. He also was a student of the Sioux Falls Business College for one year. The people of his home community honor ed him with several positions of pub lic trust which he held for a number of years. He was elected to the posi tion of township clerk which office he held for a number of terms, and was also chosen as clerk of the school district. He was instrumental in form ing a farmers' co-operative elevator at Canton, S. D„ an organisation which has made good and is still in exist ence. In 1907, as stated above he came to the Musselshell country and located on his present ranch about twelve miles north of Roundup. In 1908 when steps were taken tow ard the establishment of an expert mental station in this part of the state the authorities of the agricultural col lege at Bozeman decided to locate the institution on the Olaf Jensvold farm and appointed him manager and direct or. The experimental station is now a model institution and is doing much good toward the development of Mus selshell county. Every summer a Farmers' picnic is held at the station at which time a public demonstration is given, and field sports, races and other amusements and entertainment! provided for the visitors. These events have proved a big success and have grown into a permanent institu tion. Mr. Jensvold has always shown a great deal of interest In good roads, and being a farmer and therefore fully realizing the importance thereof, his election as a member of the board of county commissioners would mean a substantial boost to the good road movement In this county. Olaf Jensvold bas always followed the pursuit of agriculture along busi nesslike and scientific lines, hence his success. He Is free from any outside Influences and owes allegiance to no OLAF JEN8VOLD Republican Candidate for County Commissioner, 8ix-Year Term. clique or ring. If elected he will givo the taxpayers of Musselshell county a safe, conservative and economical ad ministration. and he will look after the interests and welfare of every section of the county with equal fail* ness, and will not favor any particular community. He owns a house and lot in the city of Roundup, and is now making arrangements to move to town having proved up on his ranch last summer. After this year he will look after the management of his farm from his home in this city. In the event of his election as one of our county commissioners, which now appears to be a reasonable certainty, any incon venience that would arise by reason of having the members of the board reside outside of town will be obviated. W. G. JARRETT Republican Candidate for Clerk of the District Court. it is not necessary to use much space in telling the people about a county officer that has made good. \V. G. Jarrett has conducted the affairs of tho office of clerk of the district court in a maimer that has in return brought him the confidence of tlie people of tlie county. Mr. Jarrett has made an ideal^officer and will be elected by a handsome majority. WM. L. TILLMAN Republican Candidate For County Assessor. Win. L. Tillman is very busy these days, looking after his interests as regards the assessorship of Mussel shell county. A few words in regard to Mr. Tillman's qualifications might not be amiss at this time. Mr. Till man lias been in business in Mussel shell county for the past five years and lias proven to all who know him that lie is a capable business man, honest in ail his dealings, and a hust ler. A yote cast for W. L. Tillman will be a knock against the political ring that lias existed in Musselshell county since its organization, and a boost for honesty and businesslike methods in the handling of the county business.—Musselshell Advocate. The boost Wm. L. Tillman, Republi can candidate for county assessor re ceives form '-is home community, as is shown by the clipping from the Musselshell Advocate printed else where in this issue, shows what the people who know him best think of him. A county assessor in order to serve his county with the best results and due justice to all, must be a man of fairness and with a high regard for the duties cf the office. He must be a respecter of no particular per sons or corporations in order that he may perform his duties in a manner which in his judgment appear fair and just. Mr. Tlllmnn has served the past year as deputy assessor for the east end of the county and his work is a matter of public record. Fully qualified, Mr. Tillman is in every re spect a good, conscientious man to place in this very important office. ELMER B. CARTER Republiean Candidate Far County Treasurer.