Norman Daily Independent. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 24, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 30, 1909 Page: 4 of 8
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In a supplementary message
to the legislature Thursday
governor Haskell stated that
the total cost of reappraising
the school lands was $85,522.43.
The famous school land bill
is before the Senate, it is pro-
voking quite a discussion. When
it gets before the house another
fight is expected. Both sides
aee making a detei mined re-
Senator Redwine, of McAles-
ter, who would amend the eld
soldier home bill by providing
separate homes for Union and
Confederate soldiers, is appeal-
ing to Confederate organiza-
tions throughout the state to
back him up.
A woman sufferage resolu-
tion has been intrduced by Rep-
resentative Anthony, by re-
quest. It provides for a con-
stitutional amendment permit-
ting women to vote in Oklaho-
ma in all elections. Sentiment
is decidedly against it.
Gov. Haskell today notified
the legislature that he approv-
ed the Bryan memorial asking
congress to divert Oklahoma's
share of the reclamation fund,
amounting to six million dollars
to the aid of irrigation and
drainage of Oklahoma swamp
A committee from the house
and senate, representing the
committees on public buildings
left Guthrie Friday night for
Antlers and Hugo to investi-
gate the merits of the two towns
aspiring to be the location for
insane asylum No. 2. The com
mittee refuses to accept ex
pense money from the state
and will therefore defray their
A joint meeting of democrat*
in both houses wi'l be lie id
Monday night when ihe ques-
tion of public buildings will
come up tor consideration. Al
ready lobbyists from the var-
ious towns seeking public insti-
tutions, are arriving in Guthrie.
In justice to tlie-e towns lie
majority party will determine
the expediency of locating pub
lie institutions at ilns se>si m
before the aspirants exert the.n
selves and spend money in .id
vancing their cause.
Started Great Movement
REV. W. B. WALLACE.
Cleveland clergyman who started the
movement to have young Christians
follow in the footsteps of Christ by
"living as Jesus would."
"Pleasureable emotional excitemfefa
M a great relaxer," says a writer hi
Aluslee's. "Every kind of work 1
Cable to leave the muscles aud nerves
tense and overdrawn. We often se*
muscle tonus corrugating the brow,
rigldlfying the face or attitudes and
showing that innervation impulses con
tlnue to flow out from the nerve cen-
ters after toil is over. We Americanc
lack the very words gemuth and esprit,
and it is very hard for us to entirely
forget the struggle for existence in so-
cial Intercourse. The careful studies of
Partridge and others show that the de-
sire for this kind of unbending Is on*
of the chief causes that lead Amerf-
cans to drink, because they have los«
the power to feel the normal exhilara-
tion which inebriation stimulates. Id-
Btinct points to this as a great boon
and so it is sought over cups and glass
es in the conviviality that comes from
artificial stimulation. A little more rol-
licking jollity, with Jest and quip with
congenial friends, the tale, the song,
perhaps the quiet, harmless game thai
does not overtax the system—of all
this we have too little in our stern
American life, with its tendencies to
overtonieity and cramps of will and at
Sale Was a Big Success
il! have a big supply
class goods on hand
have decided to
ntinue to give
On our intire > ock of clothing. Visit us before you buy
A BMtlNfi Trea.tnre.
In the jewel house of the Tower of
London, the place where the crown
and other royal insignia are kept, there
ib a book bound throughout in gold,
even to the wires of the hinges. Its
clasp is two rubies set at opposite
ends of four golden links. On one side
there is a cross of diamonds; on the
other the English coat of arms set in
diamonds, pearls and rubies.
An eyewitness of a celebrated feai
of oriental jugglery tells the follow inp
story of what he thought he saw r
band of Indian fakirs accomplish
"They produced a chain seventy-fiv<
feet in length and In my presence
threw one end of it toward the sky.
where it remained as if fastened to
something in the air. A (log was then
brought forward and, being placed al
the lower end of the chain, immedi
ately ran up and, reaching the othei
end, disappeared in the air. In tin
same manner a hog, a panther, a Hot
and a tiger were successively sent it,
the chain, and all disappeared at tin
upper end. At last they pulled down
There are no bridesmaids at a Span
ish wedding, but instead a madrina
(literally godmother) is present with
the witnesses. There is no bride cake,
but there is a reception and very often
a feast after the ceremony. Before
the wedding takes place the bride's
new home is made ready for her re-
ception, fee the honey mooners do not
start on therr travels until the day
after their marriage.
Before their departure they pay a
polite visit to their respective parents.
On their return dainty sweetmeats In
pretty boxes are sent round to their
friends. No visits are paid till little
1 cards have been sent "offering their
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Danner, V. E. Norman Daily Independent. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 24, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 30, 1909, newspaper, January 30, 1909; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc106706/m1/4/: accessed October 19, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.