Eufaula Republican (Newspaper) - February 16, 1912, Eufaula, Oklahoma Republican 6. FEBRUARY 16. 1912. NUMBER 2S, HARRIS IS SETTING FOR COUNTRY Papers Attach Importance to Work of Republican State Chairman of fo CiM net pace for the ho liaci d Tiift at the of his to stampede the convention for Accord ur to that esteemed and old he was filled with that Inspired Taft when he announced that the prim old warrior death would keep him out of the race for the as he is in not of the excitable type that loves balloon dynamite and kid ponies to sentiment for the of swaying political his His characteristic attitude is that which he displayed at when he calmly puffed away at his while and his band of rough riders ( Ed they * were rushed onto the platform and yelled for the and When the votes were and the Taft r solution won out by a continued to smoke his cigar and did not in any way indicate that a triumph was Harris is a native of He is a member of a very prominent and substantial and iame to Oklahoma about twenty-five years He is a and has other large business He never made bis appearance in state politics until about four yeara ago when he was sent as a delegate to the constitutional where he was one of a baker's dozen of Republicans of that Since that time he has gradually risen in Oklahoma politics until he has a which asserted itself at the and faces a big test at the coming Republican state Mr. Harris is 44 years old and a He lives with and cares for his He is powerfully built and a ruddy a typical not of the theatrical but impressive and suggestive of a great deal of reserve It is a safe bet that Harris has let himself out Friends of Harris say his marke are loyalty and He never has been known to fail a He makes few but those he does make he been known to He is a man who naturally makes the kind to whom everybody from neighbor down to the newsboys on the street come with their troubles to have help Harris has a wonderful memory for - It is said he never forgets a person he has once although tie might not remember their He is but not fastidious in merely He is fond of wearing a slouch a turn down collar and a small black record is nor anyone in his family holds a federal position nor is a candidate when funds were low in the last put up ot his own money when no one else was ready to do so. He is not a of the LaFollette but stands for clean politics of the conservative Harris is the avowed Taft representative jn Perhaps it was a case of someone and coming to Jim to help him he has undertaken to secure the Republican delegation to the national convention from this state for Oklahoma are watching with interest whether h will had been in Muskogee Friday and to this city on the noon Parker drove to this city to meet them and drive them lelt town early tiie afternoon and reaching the home of Henry tie hailed them from the inside 30f the following it by with his gun and fire on the It is alleged that he was and one hit Mrs and she fell over in the mortally Atthis juncture Mr. the and was successful in silencing gun and at the same time Injuring The in this tragedy are tmt the cause which led up to the shooting are not known at this It has been that the men been on the best of and that Marsh was just in condition the as the were passing his Mrs. was taken hoine at once and everything possible was resorted to to save her but she passed away at an early hour Saturday Marsh was under arrest and it was ascertained that bin injury was not serious he was taken to and placed in The has created an intense feeling in that and it was reported in this city that only the removal of Marsh to the county jail averted a more serious ending to the A Valentine Mr. Hamsny once before sat a delegate in a national The ial home of Mr. anil Mrs. was In at n. Tully on avenue was the and he was one of the February the Seventh when one hundred and Bouri Congressional twenty enjoyed a ball en ing every vote in the Al II would he indeed Minneapolis he stood for to Vay which of those were nation of as all displayed a native ol he located sonm were some more in a good many i elegant in during the but the prizes were awarded of William McKinley he Indies whom no one could served four years as receiver of the the a large and handsome Lectures The department of tlie slate board of has issued the program will he given in each the and cllies all lecturers lo he present and the work to he givin as ion of Rural A. M. of A. C. A. in This and Other Oklahoma nl He was in in in the same town who a in Miss 10. A. also a appreciated assistant to the THE TWO DELEGATES ELECTED TO CHICAGO A BAD Shooting in Bennefield Neighborhood in Death oi The as it is was thrown into a furore of excitement Friday evening by Henry Marsh shooting and mortally wounding Mrs. Green The latter's brother returned the The particulars of the terrible are meager but in substance Green Parker and Tom The Fourth District of Oklahoma Sends the First in the United States to National George A. of Ardmore and C. W. Miller of Hugo have the distinction of being the first two delegates elected in 1912 to a national political They were elected at by the Fourth Congressional District which endorsed William Howard Taft for renomination and is a native Oh and C. W. Miller was born in from the states of Taft and La In very few people know who C. Miller is because he is known everywhere as When it became known that Miller of Hugo was a his band wagon soon became too small to accommodate the tor he has been a and lumber dealer in the Fourth Choctaw and Chickasaw for ten and ho has been Republican cm ever since he came to a he that he back in When asked in regard to his political belief and his brief answer have always been a Miller has made many steadfast friends among the Indian citizens of the Fourth and there were many men of Indian blood in the convention that elected him a Taft delegate to Among the most earnest and working supporters of both MiHer and Ram was Governor V. L. the head of the Choctaw They were close between Mrs. K. H. ' women's friends and families were re- and Miss Macgie and after |h the schedule of dates the prize was won Mrs. for i his 11. coming to W. Mr. -y and i Col. A. of the 17, pleasure of tlie evening was spent February when on entering the music room | 2U, county person was given a heart 2'2. Coal became and assisted j ( oal county Fears ] and from Ramsay headed the lor tlie organization of a V. M A. Ur the young men of and as a result a building was secured and the C. U. M. C. he son February ing number was held by your partner February 27, Marshall The C. U. M. C. met on these were called | February 28, 8 with Mrs. the though the Brvan Mrs. Phil in the nets were unknown to each ot 1, March The answer to roll call was The Judge who was March March 5, Pittsburg March 7, discarded the dignity of the court most in the person of and the of Board ei H. It the anniversary of the vied with and j Mcintosh noted English all felt il a duty Collier in showing their ability ' to say something of the Indeed table talk was of youth and old age were clamoring Crabtree re I the dance in lated an experience of her grand- | home is so but as would be in dealing with the Indians the respect for the they which was thrilling as well as inter- were given the Mrs. Dr. Lindsey was then beauty and modesty timidly of as one of the great women iously of the and the Club d loi colonial s of the white write her a 1. Mrs. Gib when Dolly Madison and now was mentioned as Washington held were not a famous Indian had j more gorgeously attired than raised forty-two orphan dames in attendance It was voted by the Club to give a King of Queen dinner 17, in the ' of and King of formerly occupied by i all leaned upon the of east of Jay O. Smith's for support while the of watched on in After delightful refreshments was A Forget-Me-Not served the meeting adjourned Its to be while al Mrs. P. E. O. Mrs. John W. Porter was for the P. E. O. Monday Members in Charles Whitaker and two of were wheeling their babes through the streets of The and Gypsies not and together the of the Lake and Grecian made more beautiful by the Kentucky picture was complete The decorations in the spacious Misses Shaw and The former chaplain of the i drawing ball room Miss Zanna now Mrs. W. I room were teeming with red T. Carson of was greatly large and in tasty missed at this the first that has occurred since her recent After tlie business session the following program was rendered In response to roll call several of the original them which were Father Ryan as a poet was the subject for the Miss Shaw read a sketch of his mentioning his services as a in the and him one of the sweetest singers the South has ever Mrs. Primrose read one of known Sword of Refreshments were served and a most enjoyable social hour Carrie L. Journalist P. to Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Wednesday boy showing much originality of the The refreshments consisted of one ices and Delightful music was furnished by Wilson Gets C. H. Wilson of Republican slate committeeman for Mcintosh county and one of the prominent Republicans of this section of the was named Wednesday by United States Marshal Victor as deputy at to succeed Crockett who resigned some time ago to become chief special officer of the Katy with in St. Mr. Wilson has already gone to McAlester to assume his It is a field the only office deputies now being in the chief office at See Plock lor your spring CITY ELECTION CALL ISSUED ON TUESDAY Proclamation of Governor Cruce Designates March 19 as Eufaula City Election Date A proclamation was by Tuesday calling a special election in Eufaula for March 19, to determine whether the town shall become a city of the first and for the election of city The recent census shows Eu faula to have a population of 808 more than the required 2,tMX). The primary will be held on March 5. A city candidates have announced in this issue of the The city will be divided into four with the following Ward 1 comprise all that portion of the city lying west of Main street and south of Foley Ward 2 will all that portion of tlie lying west of Main street and north of Foley Ward will comprise all that portion of the city lying east of Main street and north of Belt Ward 4 will comprise all that portion of the city lying east of Main street and south of Relt Two aldermen will be elected from each The other officers to be elected are a police street chief of city attorney and four members of the school one from each veterinary surgeon of will be at the J. K. livery barn in Eufaula on February Bring your stock to him liere on that mmm GOOD SERVICE AND PROMPT PHONE EIGHTY-EIGHT Useful and Ornamental It shuts them in and shuts them Hog stock fence and poultry All made of carbon steel wire heavily This kind of wire fence is very because it turns all kinds of stock without injuring It lasts a lifetime and costs Our price for next week on 27-inch Hog 25c per See it. Great Both useful and MEETING AT GUTHRIE WAS FOR PRESIDENT Harris and Raymond Control the Republican Committee Meeting at Guthrie Slate A. Harris won another victory in In ilie of the state held at His was in perfect and not a point did he favored Taft for renomination and A. for national The votes on the endorsement Mr. Taft's candidacy were carried 1>>' an majority of the only being thai of who failed lo stampede the fourth district for who held the proxy from Coal and that of A. proxy for H. of the candidate for national on a A call was issued for a state convention in 14 ten delegates and ten alternates to the Republican to endorse a member of the national to elect delegates to the twelfth annual meeting of the National Republican League to be held in Chicago at the same time as the national convention and to choose live I mined lately after the iig State Chairman Harris the following signed results of the Republican state committee meeting in Guthrie today are all that the friends of President Taft could have even The was so nearly that it amounts to the same The resolutions endorse Mr. Taft's adminis tration and declare for hit renomination and and constitute a keynote of the state convention which meets in As I have predicted every delegate Chicago from Oklahoma will be a Taft Chairman Harris again led forces The Roosevelt leaders In the state were during the day and at the meeting and of the most including the temporary chairman of the Roosevelt Ed Perry of held Perry was named bj Chairman Har ris as a member of the resolutions committee of At first Perry refused to serve on the hut he later changed his mind and retired with the refused to sign tlie resolutions of the committee endorsing President Chairman Harris insisted on an amendment to the resolutions that endorsed Roosevelt and also the platform on which lie was J. A. of Washington a Priestly and Roosevelt a number of I endorsing anil tried various ways to interfere with the regular program liad been planned by the Harris His resolutions were labeled as fast as they were presented and he was on National Committeeman Cash Cade was present on invitation of Chairman Harris and held the Pottawatomie county He led several efforts to change the day's but was defeated on every The committee of the First congressional district met Monday and called a district convention to meet in Guthrie 13 to elect delegates to Resolutions endorsing Taft for renomination and the record of Bird S. McGuire and Harris for national committeeman and pledging support for the election of ail three were mi T. T. PYLE COME TO SEE WE SELL JOHN DEERE STALK CUTTERS AND PLOWS Presbyterian at II a. Rev. DeWitt will preach the fourth sermon of the series on of Our Person of Love stories that end as we would have all such Four characters in each You are cordially invited to worship with E. All farmers interested in grow Ing or truck raising are requested to meet in the Homan opera house on February 17 at 2 p. to ascertain If we can get enough acreage to have a buyer come here and up our H.