The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 131, Ed. 1 Monday, May 20, 1907 Page: 2 of 8

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The Shawnee News
MONDAY, MAY 20. 1907.
10 c Per W««k
Cm AUfMCC Mpw? lhl republican party should
bHAWiNbb lNbWS. atatehood It „ „ gelfl,h flght
— (luthrle paper Is making when it trlee
THE OFFICIAL CITY PAPER OF SHAWNEE, to bring the whole party to. the ren-
I cue of Guthrie. Tbor are several oth-
er Rood cltU'H In this ulnle that would
l.0f S. ALl-AHU, Owner & Publlshe, a8 m||tab)(. ,.aplto,K aud we ar„
■ j mih« i- in |;i\< r of our own Sh:iwne<v
| So, Mr. "Sato Capitol" li^ht for youi
I own town, but don't ask the whole
repub'ican party to line up with you
for w< have n few friends ourselves
! who would just iiH soon see the cap-
fight and expects to be able to report to the
tiitt Inland Waterways Commission that
the government would be justified in I
spending a large sum for the improve-
ment of the historic stream.
NOW PHONE
New* Business Office, 321
Lou S. a Hard's Residence, 24ti
GALL FOR REPUBLICAN
JUDGE EXONERATES
NEWSPAPER MEN
Entered as second class mail matter
8haw nee, Oklahoma, under the act of|
CODfrt sg of March 11, 187'J.
UNION
The lid was ou saloons in Shawnee
over Sunday. The church attendance
was greatly Increased.
Why not call th<.' first of the month
Sunday. Or from the numerous debt-
ors who go Ashing then, it might be
Fishday.
The convention hall is one of the
needs of the city. It will be built be
fore long. All that is needed is some
one to start things.
Watch for the base ball team soon
to be installed in Shawnee. The hope
of the funs is about to be realized and
iu a better manner than many of them
had dared to hope for.
The spirit to do things is one ol
tli factors making "a greater Shaw
nee," with man and nature both
boosting for the forest city what can
stop it in the race for commercial su
premacy.
Itol at Shawnee as at Guthrie.
The Men Who Sell Things is the
title of a book being written by W. I).
Moody, a prominent jobber and an
•mployer iu Chicago, and one of the
party or the Chicago Commercial As-
sociation that visited Shawnee on
Saturday. In tin book, which gives
the experience of a man who has seen
all sides of commercial life, from the
irummers' standpoint, Mr. Moody lays
great stress on the fact, so often over-
looked, that one must deal with the
soul and heart of his employes as well
nr. with their mental faculties. One
must study the shortcomings of men
and be charitablt with their faults.
Eventually, by close application and
study, many excellent commercial men
make a success where without a char
liab.e hard to guide they would be
failures In 11 € 1r profession Seiling
go-; jh is a science, and one of the
ie. intricate as well as one of the
most profitable professions there is.
Mr. Moody claims that In Chicago
alone there Is room for 10,000 more
good drummers whose annual salary
would be between five thousand and
ten thousand dollars each.
Statehood is one of the means T>y
which we caii reach the grafter
more satisfactory style than any other
way Statehood means self-govern
nicut which is one of the essentials
of i;ood government.
Alfa I Iu Hill spoke in Shawnee Sat
urday night hut failed to inform the
people that he Intended to call the
constitutional convention together In
the near future. This la the most Im-
portant. thins that we all are anxious
about.
The proposed deep water way from
Oklahoma City vlu Shawnee to Web
ber Falls should not la* allowed to
drop. It is one of the needs of th
Southwest In reaching the rest of the
world by water transportation facili
ties.
It Is time for the voters of the up
state to put on their thinking caps
and gH busy selecting the best men
for public office With a'l the strif<
aud discussion which lias bet u
dulgtnl in of late there ought to
competent and honest men at the head
of affairs
The News trusts that the city conn
cil will not neglect to pass an ordln
awe to prohibit the sale of adultera
ted and impure milk in this city. It
is an unjust and injurious practice
to every man. woman and especially
all children. Since The News has
taken this matter up there has been
some improvement in the milk, but
there is still plenty of room for im
provement. It needs legislation to
procure results.
FOR THE SHOE MAN.
Here Is a verselet that was part of
a woman's shoe ad In the sixties, and
for wit and terseness it is quite up to
date still:
There's magic In a pretty foot,
And woman s« ems to know It.
For she who has a pretty foot
Is pretty sure to show It
ONLY NEWSPAPERS.
The board of directors of the Retail
Merchants' Association of St. Joseph
Mo., has Issued a circular letter tc
members of the association, in which
newspapers are recognized as the only
advertising mediums to be used by lo-
cal business men.
The letter refers to a resolution
along the same line which was adopt-
ed by the association some time ago
and states that, inasmuch us the local
newspapers are working with the re-
tail merchants for the upbuilding of
St Joseph, they are entitled to all of
the advertising patronage of the local
Arms.
A HINT TO ADVERTISERS.
The maker of uinbrellos does not
close bis factory because the sun Is
shining.
It was widely reported a day or so
ago that the interests which have
been seeking to control of the Wash
Ington Railway & Electric Co., with
the intention of placing William Loeb.
Jr., secretav\ to the president, at the
head of the system, had abandoned
their efforts. The story proves to
have been untrue. It is now said on
good authority that these interests
have secured sufficient stock to as
sure their control, and that the I^oeb
program will be carried out.
Boise, Idaho, May 20.—Prosecutor
Koelsch reported against any action ]
looking to the citing for contempt of
court of the representatives of the Ak
sociated I'resH, the New York Sun,
and the New York Times, as the re-
Milt of a publication by them of In-
terviews with llary Orchard, the prin.
cipnl witness against William D. Hay-
wood. Koelsch had been appointed
by Judge Wood to investigate the case
and find out if there was ground on
which to base action against the men,
the charge having been made that the
interview, which staled that Orchard
would be a convincing and truth tell-
ing witness was given out for the pur-
pose of strengthening the case of the
'ate and injuring the defense.
The chief contention of the prose
cutor in discouraging the contempt
proceedings was that It would first
be necessary to show malicious intent
on the part, of the offending newspaper
men and that this would be impossi-
ble. He also pointed out that even
though the interview was harmful to
the defense, much had already been
stated that was likewise harmful to
the state.
"While two wrongs never make a
right," he said, "still this is a matter
that also had to be considered. I
therefore urge that the court promul-
gate such stringent rules regarding
what shall or shall not be published
as will prevent absolutely the appear-
ance of any matter in this county
tending to Influence any veniremen."
Koelsch exonerated all of the news-
paper men from any intention of vU>
lating any ethics of propriety and de-
clared that If they erred at all, it
was simply through excessive zeal to
serve the public. „
Pursuant to the a lion taken by the
Territorial Republican Committee at
a meeting held May 2, 1907, a county
convention is hop by called to meet
on the 1st day of June, 1907, at the |
hour of 1 o'clock p. m., at the Court
House In Tecumseh, O. T., for the j
purpose of electing 28 delegates to
represent Pottawatomie county in the
Republican State Convention, to Se
held at Tulsa, I. T., on the Gth day j
of June, 1907. The primaries outside
the cities of Shawnee and Tecumseh,
will be held at the usual voting places
iu each precinct at the hour of 4
o'clock p. m., and in the cities f
Shawnee and Tecumseh at the usual
voting places at the hour of S o'clock
p. m., May 29th, 1907.
The several townships and voting
precincts will be entitled to repre-
sentation in said county convention as
follows:
Avoca Township, Precinct 1—Five.
Avoca Township, Precinct 2—Four.
Avoca Township, Precinct 3—Five.
Avoca Township, Precinct 4—Four
Bales Township, Precinct 1—Ten.
Bales Township, Precinct 2—Six.
Brinton Township, Precinct 1—Five
Don't P\y Alimony,
to be divorced from your appendix
There will be no occasloa for it If
you keep your bowels regular with
Dr. King's New Life Pills. Their
action is so gentle that the appendix
■ever has cause to make the least
complafat. Quaraateed by all drug
gists. 26c. Try them. •
GIFFORD PINCHOT, CHIEF FORES-
TER.
Another delegation of boosters went ! Clifford Piuchot is the chief forester
Away with words of praise for tli of the government He Is the man
Forest City when the Chicago Con who taught President Roosevelt the
mercial club left for home Saturday scientific um of the axe He is the
They control great interests that ar man whom Pete Jhe White House
constantly establishing houses and It. bull dog, chased all over the lot the
dustrles in the west, and Shawnee ha^ j other day. Plnchot finding it necessary
made a good impression as an appl1 to go over the fence to prevent Pete
cant for their capital. And their in from feeding on his well developed pe-
fluence In securing favorable leglsla dal extremities. Mr. Plnchot Is about
tlon is a strong factor in all parts of to take a trip down the Missouri river
the country as it is in securing good that's bound to attract ; great deal
interstate commerce facilities of attention. Sometime ago Mr. Pln-
chot and Senator Warner asked the
Brinton
Township,
Precinct
2—
Four.
Brinton
Township,
Precinct
3—
Five.
Burnett
Township,
Precinct
1—
Four.
Burnett
Township,
Precinct
2—
Six.
Burnett
Township,
Precinct
3—
Four.
Davis
Township,
Precinct
1—
Seven.
Davis
Township,
Precinct
2—
Seven.
Dent Township, Precinct 1—Thiee.
Dent Township, Precinct 2—Six.
Township,
Township,
Township,
Township,
Township,
Township,
Township,
Township,
Township,
Township,
Township,
Township,
Township,
Township,
Township,
Precinct 1—
Precinct 2-
Precinct 1—
Precinct 2-—
Precinct 3 -
mf
II \RRY I.UMT.F.Y.
Brnoli v n outfielder, who mnko*.
some of flic longest hits seen on
the tii .ii- in!.
Earlboro
Three.
Earlboro
Eleven.
Eason
Seven.
Eason
Three.
Eason
Three.
Bason
Two.
Forest
Six.
Forest
Nine.
Forest
Four.
Moore
Three.
Moore
Two.
Moore
Five.
Morre
One.
.McLoud
Two.
McLoud
Four.
Shawnee, Ward 1—Ten.
Shawnee, Ward 2—Thirteen.
Shawnee, Ward 3—Six.
Shawnee, Ward 4—Fourteen.
Shawnee, Ward 5—Six.
Shawnee, Ward 6—Six.
Tecumseh, \yard 1—Three.
Ward 2—Three.
Ward 3—Three.
Ward 4—Four.
W. R. ASHER,
Territorial Committeeman.
HARRY MEAD.
Chairman Co. Com
Prccinct
Precinct 1—
Precinct
Precinct 3—
Precinct 1—
Precinct 2-
Preclnct
Precinct 4—
Precinct 1—
Precinct 2—
Tecumseh,
Tecumseh,
Tecumseh,
"Guthrie's doom Is sealed," says the
"State Capitol," In speaking of the
chances of Guthrie remaining at the
caplto' in case the constitution is
adopted. We always were of the opin-
ion that the "State Capitol" had an
ulterior motive In Its fight on state-
hood under the present conditions.
But because Guthrie is to loose the
Inland Waterway Commission to In-
spect the Missouri, but that body said
It did not have the time to do so. "I'll
do It myself," said Mr. Plnchot. "and
place the results before your honora-
ble body In the form of a report."
Plnchot has gone west to do some for-
estry work In Montana. When he fin-
ishes It he will hire a steam launch
Oklahoma capital is no reason why uid sail up and down the Missouri The survivors who were on board
the funeral train, were escorted
their
Reading Mourns for her Dead.
Reading, Pa., May 20 Sotm
saddest scent s over witnessed tn
Reading were enacted here last night
when the bodies of the dead Shrin
ers, who perished in tht wreck of the
Southern Pacific railway in California
last week, arrived on the special fun
eral train
Of the sixty-three persons who left
here three weeks ago for the trip to
Los Angeles, twenty-one were brought
back dead, of these seventeen were
residents of Reading. Some of the
remainder of the party are lying In-
jured In hospitals in California
The vSure W ay
1 Saviug money enables you to start in business. It tides you over periods of
sickness It helps you when you are out of work. It provides for old age
and hard times. It guilds you against extravagance. It adds to cheerful
tiess, comfort and happiness.
Union Savings Bank
• cabs and driven at once to
STATEMENT OK THE CONDITION
of thf
Shawnee National Bank
SHAWNEE, OKLAHOMA
As made <> m,* Comptroller of the Currency, at the close
rt business
Saturday January 26, 1Q07
resources
Time Loans - -
Real Estate, Furniture and Fixtures
Bonds and Premiums - - '
Cash Advanced ou Cotton $ 91,197.40 i
Cash and Sight Exchangt 340.527.38 \
Total
•!>482,3d5.48
22,000.00
52,500.00
431.724.78
#988.580.26
liabilities
Capital Stock and Surplus Funds
Circulation - ...
Oaposits •
Total
The above statement is correct. Jn'o. W. Jones, Cashier
#104,147.57
50.000.00
834.132.69
$988,580.26
Attest
B. F. Hamilton
J. M. Aydelotte
H. T. Douglas
j- Directors
Our Coupjrativi SUtemnt Showing; Srswth af OtpaslU:
18M
S3.ll-t.01
18TJ
• 89,330.80
1900
$184,678.37
190 3
$4-18,4-8^.78
1906
$834 132.69
Some are Sore at Tulsa. 0
A number of the Oklahoma com-
mittee of the republican party art*
favorable to taking the convention
away from Tulsa, when the state con-
vention is held. The Oklahoma re-
publicans are being canvassed by sev-
eral towns for the meeting, and owing
to the bitter attacks being made on
the Oklahoma portion of the new
state by the Tulsa World many or'
the committeemen are becoming sore, j
The World is using its columns in
an effort to defile the republicans of '
Oklahoma, both in cartoons and in ed-1
itorials, and it is probab'e the con-!
vontion will go to Shawnee as a re-
sult.—Guthrie Capital.
My Seat Friend.
Alexander Benton who lives on Rur
of tli al Routel, Fort Edward. N. Y. says:
Dr. King's New Discovery Is my best
earthly friend. It cured me of asthma
6 years ago. it has also performed a
w iderful cure of incipient consump-
tion on my son's wife. The first
botle ended the terrible cough, and
this accomplished, the other symp-
toms left oue by one, until she wss
perfectly well. Dr. King's New Dis-
covery's power over coughs snd colds
is simply marvelous." No other
remedy has ever equaled it. Fully
guaranteed by all druggists 50 cts
snd $1.00. Trial bottle free
If You Don't.
succeed the first time use Herbine
and you will get instant relief. The
greatest liver regulator. A positive
cure for constipation, Dyspepsia, Ma-
laria, Chills and all liver complaints.
Mr. f*—, of Emory, Texas, writes: j
"My wife has been using Herbine for
herself and children for five years
It is a sure cure for constipation and .
malaria fever, which Is substantiated :
by what It has done for my family." I
Sold by all druggists • !
Oklahoma Mi,ler to Meet.
Oklahoma, Okla., May 20.—The Ok-
lahoma and Indian Territory Millers
Association will hold Its annual con-
vention in Oklahoma City tomorrow
and Wednesday, with every prospect
of a large attendance. All of the del-
egates will submit thorough reports
on the wheat crop In their vicinity
and many other matters of interest
to millers and grain dealers will be
finally discussed. C. V. Topping, of
Oklahoma City, Is secretary of the as-
sociation.
Uhe St. Louis Cyclone Store
The St Louis Cyclone Store stock is complete,
Here Is value for money cannot be b %
Ezers bargains are found east end of Main street
Come here for dry goods In styles tha are new,
You will find the spring goods sure to please you.
Come here for dress goods and waist ngg select,
Lawns and wash goods all kinds pat eras correct,
Or shirtwaists and skirts strictly first rate,
New and fresb goods, right up to Ate
Excellent shoes for ladles and men.
Selling at prices to bring them sgaln.
Tke latest in furnishings— hats. shirts and collars,
Or Jewelry and notions, saving you drilan
Reliable goods here all the time.
Every trade that you make yon save dollars snd dimes
8ELHW RZF.R, Proprietor 303 li. Main 8t.
Lid on Sunday.
The lid was on Sunday in Shawnee.
honw . The seventeen Reading dea l Ml the saloons had notices posted
ert pltu-od upon floats, draped In'Saturday night that they would be
i lac an drawn by white horses, and <• osed over Sunday When the trade
iken to th city morgue They were «as gone Saturday night the saloons
< >rted by two hundred members of
Knights Templar commanderies. The
• >rteg> passed through a solid body
f people who lined tJhe streets. All
f them stood with bared heads as
hhe procession passed.
Funeral services wl'l be held Tues
ay and Wednesday. Friday public
memorial services will bo held and
i all business will suspend for a' half
day.
were closed. It is said that the raid-
night closing of saloon^ will be en-
forced from now on. The reform Is
taking deep hold of the city and the
next course it takes is a matter of
speculation.
Change of Date.
The Woman's Council Rally will be
held May 22, Instead of the date first
published.
Stop Grumbling.
If >ou suffer from rheumatism ei
pains, for Ballard's @now Liniment
will bring quick relief. It is a sure
cure for Sprains, Rheumatism. Con-
tracted Muscles an dall pains—and
within the reach of all. Price 25c
50c and 11.00. C. R Smith. Tena
ha. Texts, writes: I have used Bal-
lard's Snow Lniment in my family for
years and have found it a fine remedy
for all aplns and aches. I recommend
It for pains In the chest." Sold by
all druggists •
▲ bey waited at The News eflce,
14 er 1« years eld 23-tf
U.C.V. REUNION
RICHMOND. VIRGINIA
MAY 30, 31--JUNE 1, 2 AND 3, 1907
VERY LOW RATES
THE OFFICIAL
Many Featured this Year of Unnsuat Interest
JEFFERSON DAVIS
MONUMENT UNVEILING JUNE 3rd
JAMESTOWN EXPOSITION
Full Information Regarding Reduced Round-Trip
Rates and SPECIAL TRAIN SERVICE From
Your Nearest Agent.
GEO. H. LEE,
Gen. Pass. Agt.
Little Rock, Ark.
J. S. McNALLY,
Div. Pass. Agt.
Okla. City, Okla
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