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Adair County Democrat (Newspaper) - June 30, 1938, Stilwell, Oklahoma Bullette for RepreseHtative-End Machine Rule NICHOLS IS UNABLE TO GAIN LEAD Pierce Sure to Carry Muskogee, Okmulgee, Sequoyah, Wagoner and Adair Counties SAXETTB BAND APPEARS IN'COLLEGE ASSEMBLY Earl Boyd Pierce, making his 93rd speech, spoke in Stilwell Monday afternoon to a large crowd. The young -^candidate who is making serious inroads The children of the local Saxette band welre given the. thrill of appearing on a college j assembly program at N. E. S, T. IC, Tahlequah, June 22. 1 The numbers performed were "London Bridge" and "Lightly Row" in two part harmony. All students, faculty members and guest spaker were highly pleased with the performance of the young musicians. The* speaker of the assembly was C. K, Reiff, Oklahoma City superintendent. The band was dressed in red and white sailor uniforms. Thel members of the band that took part were: Carol Worsham, Billie White, Virginia Sears, Bobby Fletcher, Mary Anna Barnett, Ann Scott, Corky 'Burndtt', Paul Bryan Chambers, Jackie Quiver, Bobby Carden, Vesper Catron, Joan Leslie, Lo-rene Adair, Hubert Ed Morris, Roy Mooney, Harold Clevenger -_-o- "UNDECIDED" VOTE SWINGS TO PHILLIPS R. L. (BOB) BAKER'S PROGRAM FOR ADAIR COUNTY SCHOOLS The man who put school busses in Adair county when money was scarce. Read his program: 1. Lets save the childrens ives. Make every school bus an all-steel bus. Thousands of children will ride the fusses in the next few years. Lets protect them! Some of them may be your own, precious boys and girls or some' that are near and Earl Boyd Pierce Unmistakable signs were noted on the Oklahoma politica" horizon today that virtually al of the heretofore "undefcided" vote in the governorship race has swung to Leon C. Phillips, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, who has set the state afire with his pledge to drive) out the patronage racketeers who have cost the 1 --e -- ,taxpayers $40,000,000 in the enthusiastic iaat eight years. | With Former Governor W. H Adair air Cleve Bullette folks, the time for cam-aing is getting short and jtugh I have talked to hun-of you personally, there lany that I have not seen. Se will be, of course!, many >ns that I cannot see per-ily but I hope they will con-1 my candidacy anyway. MARRIAGE LICENSES Nobel A. Casey, 21, to Ddra Pauline' Asbill, 18, both of Bunch. Jesse Morton, 31, to Nina Cox, both of Stilwell. Ed Maggard, 23, to Eva Mae Beard, 16, both of Westville". C. H. Moore, 50, to EveTvn Clevenger, 31, both of Stilwell into Jack Nichols' votes, spoke without previous billing or advertising to an crowd Pierce said that he was cer-'MT'-.''^tt^iy----8lippilw tarn to carry, m the opinions of badly, Phillips now has amass- wS^^S^ni' ed a lead � be impossible gee, Wagoner, Seqtfoyah and to overcome, in the opinion of Adair counties. In Muskogee politica| observers, county, he will pile; up a lead,p " " ,. , , , of several thousand votes. This . Predictions are now freely be-is his home county me made that Murray's race, Nichols is continuing his-earn-f will be a kind of parallel to T. paign of vituperation against p; Gore s race for the U. S. Sen-Pierce! In Tahlequah last Sat- I a*e two years ago Observers urday afternoon, the congress-1 are ^calling -TO6 G?Te man spoke for an fmnHato&MJmi&m^ half about nothing except his!the ear|y stages of ThaT cam-young opponent, calling him a Pf1^ he finished in fourth "liar" and a "termite." I Place> .few believes that Mur- Pierce favors a national old Ty wl11. droP as low as fourth-age pimsion in the amount of but he is rated a poor second $40 for every old person oversow, with Walton and Manor 60. He is strong for the con- General W - - - 1 � ___ _____ Major ______ S. Key fighting it out for third. In order to become a standout in the present rac for governor it was necessary for some fe,.....0 ____ , jc- candidate to capture public fav- clare that Nichols will not be | or with an outstanding issue, uu. 11^ uuiu"b--- - struction of dams, and for making the Arkansas river nav- With the time for campaigning getting short, observers de- able to overcome Pierces lead in the district. PEAVINE TRIMS HORN and this is what Phillips did with his declaration of war on the patronage racketeers. Virtually every poll in the state which can claim to be Sunday for a friendly game The final count stood 10-4 in favor of the Indians. Sunday July 3, Proctor will play Peavine at Peavine. -o The Peavine Indians and (without bias now shows Phillips Horn baseball clubs met on the leading by a wide margin. He Stilwell high school ^ diamond j b n cutting into the farm vote from the vetry beginning and now is believed to have a safe plurality of it tucked away. In the last week hundreds of world war veterans have gone to work for Phillips in all sections. The former Speaker ser PROCTOR NO. 2 tiong Tfte Iormer opwu�a ��; Proctor Union Sunday School 1 vfid during the war as a Field bad an attendance of twenty- | Artiuery private, and this has five members Sunday. caught the fancy of the rank Crops in this community are 1 and file 0f the veterans. . . a * try_ l_____ lsv4>i-�> -a.-__. ,j but as I view it the Legislature 1 TO THE VOTERS OF ADAIR COUNTY A number of us; might claim credit for establishing school me his side of the story and as it is good newspaper ethics to run both side's, I want to do the right thing and tell his side. Simmons said that he customarily loaned his car to any one wanting to use it. On the night that I was arrested by Bill Wilson, the Westville deputy sheriff, Wilson had asked to borrow his car to attend the Wagnon school speaking. Simmons let him have it and denies any knowledge whatever of the plan to arrest me and to cause me any embarrassment. He is, he said, a victim of circumr stances. I am willing to accept Sim- provided the law and transportation districts had only to qualify for it under the* regulations. Everything costs-even a free trip to the fair. Let the teacher and the board decide whether the school will go. I am sure� ^1�-"' truckers to come and buy. ' no personal enmity whatever �"s and school-buses. ~- against Simmons and if he can x,I.nav,e ^en &ou m/ ,be9t' Now of course one man can- beat me in this race, power to Sil^^^ti not change the port of entry him. , moral uplift; to. practice, teach _ - ' and require honesty and mte- are other counties, but here truck ers feel that they are "stuck" too much and it seems that markets for produce are limited I have required all teachertf to have valid certificate to teach and have advised boards how to qualify for State Aid. The state gives a careful examination to all school bus dnv- bill. It will require a majority there have been several of typhoid cases that he is the only candidate foi governor w h 0 campaigned Miss Geraldine Yochans of against prohibition repeal wnen Sapulpa is visiting her brother,the Henshaw amendment^was and his family, Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Yochans. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gibbons were shopping in Siloam Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Rogers of Westville were visiting Mrs. Rogers' sister, Mrs. Buck Beard and Mr. Beard, Sunday. I 1 Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Hubbard > boasts about the! boom for their of Pittsburg, Kansas were here \ candidate, but it is understood visiting Mr. Hubbard's sister, they are predicting to their fol-Mtt' John. Garrett and Mr' Gar-j lowers that the red-headed'foi-^ 'llS Joe Burns and daugh- ^^fker will carry at least ter Anna May spent Sunday in 65 of the 77 counties at the Watt's visiting relatives Sunday. July. 12 primary. submitted to the voters in 1936. Phillips took the stump against (repeal and made 32 speeches in the state). An earlier effort to classify Phillips as- wet proved a boomerang to his opponents. Phillips' campaign managers have not been making public Bean Crop Special Use some of your Bean Money to catch up on the NEWS For a sjhort time subscriptions to the ADAIR COUNTY DEMOCRAT WILL BE SOLD FOR ONLY 50c ONE YEAR FOTl 50c HURRY! HURRY! HURRY! grity; to require that the interest of the children come first; to improve the schools materially and otherwise; to aid in adjusting State" Aid to all districts that qualify; to help in securing_ aid for the under- But he can't beat me. Nor can the estimable; Mr. Arnold. >>oi can Frank Ada vc I've got the thing won. there are just too manyvpeople in this county >vuo feel the same way I do taULafH?!5d^fe^'Si^'^to; to.aid to -U and ^*W**ttS�W monies through useless office holders. I've taken my jaloppy up and down these country roads and talked to 'em personally, I KNOW, they're f.or me; and Mi high school; to help teachers, pupils and others. I promised you these things. I have" kept my word. I want to thank you sincerely for the courtesy, cooperation and confidence shown xviN\jvv�' nicy ic jivj. m&, mm  operation anu cuimuui�-v wv.!� Simmons, Mr. Arno:d and Mr. ^ ^nd will deeply appreciaW Adair would be wise t'o quit campaigning now and save their money. I'm going to get the people of Adair county a GOOD BREAK for once, in .the Oklaho-(ma legislature" and most of the 1 people know it. a'continuation of >our confidence on Julv 12. Thank you. -GEORGE M. HAGAN-�Pd. Pol. Adv. Hill St'anail of Baron was ft Stilwell visitor Thursday. PIERCE for mm 1^98 ;