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Checotah Enquirer (Newspaper) - May 15, 1908, Checotah, Oklahoma Official City MAY 15, 1908 VOLUME County Seat May the Every Place of Business in CHECOTAH will be Closed All Day I Vote and Work for c % 1 Skidoo Skidoo 1 TO c c c c Hutchinson Mercantile Co. I Where You Can Buy the I NOTHING WILL BE TOO GOOD FOR YOU AFTER THE 23rd c c c c c c c c A GREAT DEAL the Present could i be ousted and the Republican Plays to Both ' c a 3 sea e even Now .in Hot Defeat a Matter of Eufaula has at last shown her hand and aa has been expected all along has unquestionably revealed the fact that been trying to win the going so far as to state that so many votes had been stolen at different if in the negroes of the county would vote Eufaula in the county seat This agreement having been reached he began work upon the she has unsuspecting Republican leaders vote of from the north half of the negroes of the county with a tv to secure their co-operation in promise of political supremacy tma He even for the men who were supported went so far as to ask some of by the negroes of the them the question why they had They story in its entirety is a not contested the and long one and requires to much again stating that he knew of time to produce it It 8teals that had been made that ia sufficient however to say that would turn the over to immediatly following the election the other fellows if a contest of when the entire were ticket was elected a The although a good minent Democrat of Eufaula met with obstacles however who took an active in the and but two of the defeated Reelection of the Publicans were willing to enter conceived the idea securing all of the others the vote of the negroes of the believing that the election was county and some of the Republicans for Eufaula on the BUCh a thus increasing the county Beat question by making that would be sure a proposition to them in which he to accrue against the county by agreed to have the election and intimated that he had Time by rapidly necessary information by ever and at the same time men with the Eufaula fellows had made the agreement became restless and demanded that action be commenced at once if they were to live up to the agreement and on last Friday the first real step was taken when the two Republican candidates who were willing to have won but the negroes while not given credit for much foresight by the Eufaula bunch were to smooth for any such a game as that and as a result Eufaula is now as one man expressed it the devil and the deep because if they wish to carry the negro vote and All The Latest Soda Drinks LIQUID IRA MARSH THE DRUGGIST OKLAHOMA enter the backed by the Democrat mentioned above and the seat organization suit against the Democratic officials to oust them from was a one been sufficiently wise to have those Republicans they have been working they must goon with the which if they do wiil not only turn every Democrat in the county against them but sincere as they all know a and had the Eufaula fair election was held and are anxious that no further expense held the matter until the be crowded upon county at might While the Other hand if the contest is not carried foward the negroes to a man almost will come to the support of Checotah for they recognize that Eufaula is simply use them as a tool in order to the coming In the meantime however the people of the county are doing some hard thinking and many who were for Eufaula when this matter first came to light will turn their support to Checotah for in this matter Eufaula has to plainly shown the and all on Saturday when the county officials to a man declared they would close their offices and devote the rest of their time between now and the election working for Checotah should they insist in pushing the suit the o' the club that nothing of the kind be clone was not responsible for the yet at the the man who is secretary of the same club is the man who is entirely responsible for the suit and had been pushing it consequently there can be nj thoroughly that she Question but what scheme W a Will sell body and so. 1 almost plot intended to wm in order to carry the seat at any ccsL She preaches against has already seen ier by charging that she is 18 a heavy tax upon the people be- cause of the election call * 18 the at the same time she is result is sure defeat having a that to would benefit only two or to all outside of herself and incure A H. A. heavy expense upon the county jl t 1 ' that will have to be met by Saturday night Jute the and at the & time with littie or no hope wilt a - pf Eufaula seat having MY thing to do with the matter
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