A.L. Shackelford running for office

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A.L. Shackelford running for office - Treasurer. " SI1EHIKF. .' - -Thf Press...
Treasurer. " SI1EHIKF. .' - -Thf Press iffeHut.'hi(ri7.ecljti)„ aivhC'Unc,e...Tohn Sheriff of Sequoyah county 'subject to the action of tlie (ichiocfatie |Vi'jmaries, KO'R TREASURER. • In our announcement column this week appears the name of' A. LaFayette Shackelford, who is ^.seekingthe nomination, for the ject to the action of the democratic • primaries. ' '•>"" ~~r- —Mr* Shackelford is too well ~—knjown in the east end .of the County To Tieed" -kn -:tntroduetion7 having been" a resident of this -vicinity the past 22 years, but for, A. 1/ Sliaekelford,of Muldrow. requests- the- t Press Uuinnounee his candidacy for tlieoillce \ yf'l.'reasufer of Sequoyab county, subject to > the action ol the democratic primaries. T COUNTY - CI.KlUv. The 1 Pi-essTs authorized to antiotiiiee .John of County Cleric, subject vo the action oTTTTe | democratic primaries. and wherever- his service was the bernfitl5f~the democratic voters of the county who may not be personally^ acquainted with him, the following, statements" are made; , A- L. Shackelford was born ' in Sabastin county Ark., Aug. 18. 1872, where he resided on his fathers farm until -4890 when he moved to this county and has made it his home ever since 1 ; He has made "farming his chief occupation in life, but for a time was engaged in the mercantile business in Muldrow and for the past seasons has beeir directly engaged in the ginning business.: In needed^TTas given it liberally- ^MF"Shpfte1foT^ as one of the leading men of the east end of the county, In 1907 he was elected precinct committeeman which office he filled to the entire satisfaction of his party. He has never asked, until this time for any office,,&,ndjs; not asking recognition now from his., party because of past services, but be Cause he wants the office and is making the race on- his merits alone. He is a good, clean man welPqualifiecl for the office which he aspires to. His past record is before the voters and the only promise he has to makeis UiatT if wh nominated and el^t^^j^yjn^give the office the all his business deals he has been successful and no man can say that he has been unfair in any, transactions. He is a man•'-ofj of. honor and intellectual attainments, nnd with all a gentleman of the purest type- _ ... • Mr Shackelford is not a democrat because his forefathers were democrats, but: because he believes in the principles of democracy—a-government of, for and by the people- In the summer of 1897 Mr. Shackelford made a through canvass of the-east end . ; of the county in the interest of his.party, giving his time and money for the cause, not asking one penny in recompense for his services. He helped organize the - first Democratic Club at Paw Paw same careful and: dilligenW*^ given-his private affairs. Mr. Shackelford is a hustler, a good-mixer and has a wide acquaintance over the county. We believe the democrats would have a mighty strong .man for County Treasurer if-he is" hoh^^^ the nomination. > CliaoAinR Presidental Term. A number of the "democratic Congressmen in Washington are of the opinion that a change in the constitution, extending the presidental term from 4 to 6 years ! should be made. Business men throughout the country are bitterly complaining that we are suffering from "too much; politics" and

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  1. The Muldrow Press,
  2. 15 Mar 1912, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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