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The Gem County Republican Ticket
For the consideration of the voters of Gem County, the Republican Central Committee presents below the Republican state and county . ticket and a concise biographical sketch of each county candidate. The committee strongly recommends each candidate as possessing those qualifications essential to the efficient conduct of the county's business. Their election means economical, efficient county government. They are worthy of the support of every voter: W. R. WILLIAMS Candidate for State Senator Bom in Wisconsin, lived later in Minnesota and Iowa. Moved to Idaho 17 years ago, where he has since lived. He is a graduate of a Normal school in Minnesota. Was raised on a farm. Taught school, and at the present time is farming at Montour, Idaho. He served as State Senator from Boise county in the Eleventh Session. Was chairman of the committee on Education. The following are some of the bills which he introduced: Providing for a state road from Boise to the Payette Lakes with an appropriation of $20,000 from the state and $8,000 from Boise and Ada counties. The bill passed. Providing for the appointment of a state expert accountant. The present state auditor has stated that if this bill had become law it would have "nipped in the bud" the Allen defalcation. This bill passed the senate, but wus killed in the house. Providing for the appointment of a state prison commission to investigate and report to the governor the advisability of wider use of state prison lalior with a view to eventually make the state penitentiary self supporting. Mr. Will iams is a student, careful, and a man who weighs all questions that come under his consideration. He would be the kind of a senator that all the people of Gem county could take a pride in. R. E. SHAW Candidate for State Representative Mr. Shaw was raised on a farm in Iowa. He came to Idaho some twenty-two years ago. He has followed the occupation of farming and orcharding in the Payette valley until 1902. Since then he has la*en engaged in the lumber business, both in manu facturing and selling. Mr. Shaw is a man of ripe business experi ence. He knows the conditions surrounding the farmer and the fruit grower, and can be trusted to look after their interests. But not alone would he be the representative of the farmer, but from his business exjierience he would be of invaluable service to the' business man as well. Mr. Shaw has always stood for a square deal for every one, and no one who has had business dealings with him can but attest to this fact. SHERMAN GLENN Candidate for Commissioner—First District Mr. Glenn, is Bn Idaho booster, and why shouldn't he be. as he has spent his entire life in this intermountain country. He has seen it grow from the sage brush to the present state of develop ment. He has always taken an active part in the public affairs of hi* county, and was deputy assessor and also assessor of Boise county for two terms. He is an extensive farmer and stockgrower, living at Ola, on Squaw creek. Mr. Glenn will bring to the office of county commissioner good business judgment and long experU ence as a business man. He believes that Gem county needs good roads and is willing to see that the same are secured. A vote for Sherman Glenn means a bigger und better Gem county7 OTTO WILHELM Candidate for Commissioner—Second District Mr Wilhelm ha* issued the following statement relative to the platform upon which he stands: Having been drafted by many friends to go on the ticket for county commissioner. I am only consenting to do so on the condi tion that this county should be the ideal home county of the Gem state. 1 stand for better roads, built to stay built, at a reasonable cost. 1a»( us quit building roads just temporarily. Also let all funds of the county be exjiended according to value received. IaR us all work together to attract the homeseeker to Gem County. A. E. POMEROY Candidate for Commissioner—Third District Mr. Pomeroy lives at lA-tha. He is an extensive farmer and j dairyman. Mr. Pomeroy is known to be one of the most pro-j gressive and up-to-date farmers in the county. In a statement to j the public. Mr. Pomeroy says: "I am for anything that will up build Gem county. If elects 1 will give all the best that lies in my power for the improving of the county roads, especially the main roads leading through the county. 1 believe that the money] of the county should be expended in a judicious manner, and that : it should be wisely spent in making permanent improvements. If elected, my creed will be a square deal for every one, regardless of political affiliations." ELLA E. BRESHEARS Your Present County Superintendent It is unnecessary to introduce Gem county to Miss Breshears. j She has proven herself a most efficient official; so much so that! she is the only candidate for superintendent of schools. Miss Breshears' work ss a teacher and superintendent has given uni IMPORTANT NOTICE HOW TO MARK BALLOT—The ballot this year, under the new law, will have the names of all candidates in one column in stead of on separate tickets, thus: | UNITED STATES SENATOR (Vote for one) □ WILLIAM E. BORAH—Republican . □ FRANK L. MOORE—Democrat You cannot vote a straight ticket as you used to by marking in a circle at the top. You have to put your X in the square at the right hand side of each candidate in order to vote for him. U. S. SENATOR—Long Term WILLIAM E. BORAH—Republican_ U. S. SENATOR—Short Term .□ FRANK R. GOODING—Republican _.. REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS □ BURTON L. FRENCH—Republican. JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT _ □ ALFRED BUDGE GOVERNOR □ D. W. DAVIS—Republican LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR C. C. MOORE—Repub lican__ SECRETARY OF STATE ._ □ ROBERT O. JONES—Republican.. STATE TREASURER □ JOHN W. EAGLESON—Republican .... STATE AUDITOR □ EDWARD G. GALLET— Republican ATTORNEY GENERAL □ ROY L. BLACK, Republican SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION ETHEL E. REDFIELD fRepublican -□ INSPECTOR OF MINES ROBERT N. BELL—Republican...— STATE SENATOR .□ W. R. WILLIAMS—Republican STATE REPRESENTATIVE □ R. E. SHAW—Republican . COUNTY COMMISSIONER (First District) SHERMAN GLENN—Republican ..r> COUNTY COMMISSIONER—(Second District) OTTO WILHELM—Republica n.— COUNTY COMMISSIONER—(Third District) A. E. POMEROY—Republican CLERK DISTRICT COURT II. HAYLOR-Republican SHERIFF □ FRED KLEPPER— Republican ! COUNTY TREASURER □ CYNTHIA STOKESBERY—Republican PROBATE JUDGE A. O. SUTTON fRepublican -□ SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT ELLA E. BRESHEARS fRepublican □ COUNTY ASSESSOR ALLA L. BULLOCK—Republican CORONER □ WALTER M. BROWN— Republican SURVEYOR c GEO. W. KNOWLES—Republican PROSECUTING ATTORNEY GEO. C. HUEBKKBBr-^Republican HERBERT HA YLOR Candidate for Clerk of the District Court • Mr. Haylor was raised in Kansas. For the past seven or eight years he has been secretary of the Emmett Irrigation District. While in Kansas, Mr. Haylor served for four years as County Clerk of Marshall county. If elected, Mr. Haylor will bring hia years of experience as an office man to this one of the most im portant offices in the county. He will devote his entire time to the duties of his office. If you believe in efficiency, vote for him. FRED KLEPPER Candidate for County Sheriff Mr. Klepper is a man whose past record has proven him to be » man of the strictest integrity, honest and upright in every par ticular. He was on the police force in Kansas City, Mo., for nine years, and in the sheriff's office in Canyon county in 1911 and 1912, and gave first class satisfaction. Mr. Klepper has lived in Canyon and Gem counties for 11 years. At the present time he is watchman at the Boise Payette Lumber Mill. Mr. Klepper says: "I am in favor of a square de^l for everybody. If elected, I promise to the public, regardless of party creed, a square deal and the best service that is in me." MRS. CYNTHIA STOKESBERY Candidate for County Treasurer Mrs. Stokesbery has been a resident of Idaho for the past 26 years. She has always been active in the affairs of her com munity. She has held offices of trust continuously for twenty years. Mrs. Stokesbery's wide and varied experience in public work fits her especially for this office. A. O. SUTTON Candidate for Probate Judge Mr. Sutton is a candidate for re-election. He is a graduate of the Law School of the University of Idaho. He has proven him self a capable official and has given such universal satisfaction that the opposition party has not placed a candidate in the field against him. ALLA L. BULLOCK Candidate for County Assessor Mrs. Bullock has been a resident of the state of Idaho for 15 years. She is a graduate of the Lincoln Normal University, Lin coln, Neb., with the degree of Bachelor of Stenography. Se has had 14 years of clerical work in private and public offices. She has worked in the Clerk's and Treasurer's office of Gem and Adams counties. Mrs. Bullock, by education, experience and training, will make a capable assessor. As it is necessary, and has always been, the custom, to employ deputies in the assessor's office, it is Mrs. Bullock's purpose to appoint capable help to make the as sessment. WALTER M. BROWN Candidate for Coroner Walter M. Browp is an undertaker of experience. Mr. Brown is with the Idaho Furniture and Hardware Co. of Emmett. GEORGE W. KNOWLES Candidate for County Surveyor Mr. Knowles has been a resident of this community for many years. He has been city engineer for several years and under his supervision the present sewer system of Emmett has been in stalled. His ability as engineer and surveyor is well known throughout the county, and if elected Mr. Knowles will prove a most capable official. GEO. C. HUEBENER Candidate for Prosecuting Attorney Mr. Huebener was born in Wisconsin and received his early and high school education there, studied law at the University of f ■ Minnesota, came to Idaho in 1904 and was admitted to practice the He was admitted to practice before the United States 11 same year. District Court, ami also the Supreme Court of the United States. From 1905 to 1909 was Chief Clerk at the Idaho State Penitentiary an experience well fitting him for the office of Prosecuting Attor During 1909 was secretary of the Idaho Commission at the ney. Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition at Seattle. Has been actively' engaged in the practice of law- in Idaho eight years. If elected to the office, will conduct its affairs in an economical manner con sistent with efficiency. Useless prosecution of many cases is a cost the taxpayers and useless cases will not be prosecuted. He will » capable and safe legal adviser for the county.