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Ada Ada News (Newspaper) - April 4, 1918, Ada, Oklahoma Why Alexander should nominated for governor there Are practical reasons Why in. L alexanders aspirations to secure should receive the United democratic masses the governorship support of he is a business Man with 29 years residence in Oklahoma to his credit. I a a has been a distinguished Success As a Farmer school teacher business a a Man and office Holder. Be has shown a splendid efficiency in discharging All duties in All the Posi a a tons he has filled. M in. Mem k ii Mumm my he Jeen a constructive Factor in Oklahoma affairs since his arrival on Oklahoma territorial opening Day april 1889. Mss Joe is backed by the leading citizens without regard to avocation. Quot Home county of Oklahoma by the men who have known and with him for More than a Quarter of a Century. J i f. J a ill. A a a a a a too Dos a in vision to become identified with any factional element in his party his nomination would insure a solid party strength and his election would not cause any one faction to secure favor at the expense of some other faction. His Success at the primary would cause the party unification without anything to apologize for with no former error of the candidate to explain away. He was sponsor for the Oklahoma depository Law that saved the state in Intel est almost $200,000.00 the first year it was in operation besides insuring the safety of All state funds. Because of his intricate knowledge of the Workings of this Law the Texas legislature with View of enacting this Law passed a Resolution inviting him to address that body which he recently did his election would mean that All classes of people would have an equal footing have a fair and just hearing by the chief executive with the High and Low having Access to the governor on All matters of import he is a Champion of clean government also of practical government he would prevent corporation control of state affairs likewise he would give no ear to the dreams of regulating the universe by visionaries with Patent legislative nostrums to cure All ills. W. L. Alexander is a typical oklahoman. A native of North Carolina. He grew to manhood a estate in Grayson county Texas. He was an Early Day Cowboy in what is now Western Oklahoma he was a water boy for the construction gang which built the Paris fort Smith line of the Frisco Railroad coming Back to the state to take up a claim on opening Day in Oklahoma county where As a Pioneer Farmer and school teacher he began his career which has led to is present position As state treasurer. He was in turn a Road overseer township clerk school director territorial county treasurer and state treasurer measuring up to a High Standard in All places. His knowledge of Oklah a in id n Nunn h 4-n 4-unt _ i i it. In his worked Over and above All the gubernatorial candidacy of w. L. Alexander is not inspired by any local or state wide Combine. The candidate of no faction be is a democratic Democrat who believes in the Rule of the masses and who believes that no profession or avocation has Peculiar rights and privileges not enjoyed by the common people. We solicit your support of his candidacy because our candidate has the intellect and the will to do right by every Man and the constructive ability to guide aright the ship of state in this critical time. Every Reader understands that much of the time usually devoted to giving the Public a candidates views on state questions must this year be devoted in aiding in the prosecution of the great War and or. Alexander is giving to the utmost to this patriotic serv ice. We solicit your support of his candidacy in the full Faith that it will inure to the Benefit of the democracy and to the Honor of this state. We believe him to be the most fully equipped Man who has aspired to be governor of this nos ten to Tunis and a careful student of governmental affairs of wide in flin Imor wit via k Fla in a _ i i Aso Long and so intimately. A candidate of the masses his race for place is not dependent on party Bosses or class consideration. His Appeal is made direct to the democratic yeomanry. His literature is not censored by a Board of fitted Kes if chosen governor his obligation will be to the Public at Lai and Nochta political ring. No one bequeathed him the governorship no one drafted him to become a candidate no organization a declared for him a he is a candidate for the democratic nomination for governor on his own account soliciting the Sud z2�2i�g2 Sisr i �?4 of a ate reproduction of an article from the Musk it Democrat at the request of friends of w. L Alexander in Pontotoc county. Limes

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