Oklahoma State Register. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 22, 1906 Page: 2 of 8
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Some Lessons in the Regu-
lation of Liquor.
Continued froui page I-
ation. There :■? no use blinking
at the facts. What ther go-
ing to do about it? ,
.Meantime fipvefnor Cobb
$tand§ amid the wreck pi
and the crash of worlds, ruin in-
apt, flabbergasted and dumb. We
wpnppf yhst |ie thinks of h,s
-^brilliant Gobb-Sturgis scheme as
far as he has go..
Bangor Commercial. It is an
other rebuke to the Sturgis law.
Not onlv Bangor, but Augusta
"■uii Bellas!have reg^cred tneir
condemnation of this law. «
met its first rebuke OH fuonuajr,
March 5, when six Maine cities
Auburn, Lewiston, South lort-
land, Waterville, Saco and Rock-
land. the last the home of bov.
Cobb, went Democratic.
The Sturgis law was enacted
not only against tlie wishes, but
Gainst the dominant expression
Republicans of the M'tc-
radical element of the | -
~~ tibwever. carried it into
mcS;j uti have luM ■! 1; il,lt
me.1t bordering upon, if indcea,
it has not actually comprehended
a usurpation of other laws,
the people have now twice
buked at the polls. WtlI.
Waterville Sentinel: Natu
rally comes the question : What
is the cause of this tremendous
overturn in the po 1 ical complex
ions of so large a number of ou
municipalities? There is but ont
answer to the question. In the
elections of last week the cause
lav in the dissatisfaction of the
people on account of their an-
tipathy to the Sturgis law. lh.
people of Maine are sensitive on
ihe matter of their usurpation ot
their prerogatives by the cor-
rupt ring that has so long held
sway over them; they are jealous
of their right to manage their
home affairs in their own way
and they now resolve to take «.t-,
(airs into their own hands let
.come what will.
The New Age: In a paper on
"Criminal Laws and Penalties
read at a meeting of the frater-
nity club; the Hon. George M.
Selders of Portland, former attor-
ney general of Maine, spoke
against the Sturgis State enforce-
merit comnms on law. He said
in part: .
"ihe friends of a law frequent-
ly insist on making things worse
by calling for a more stringent
law, assuming that the original
law, which cannot be enforced by
reason of great hostility among
the people, may be enforced by
making it more stringent.
"This kind of legislation is per-
nicious to sav the least. VV hen
any public official fails to perform
his duty under the law, shall we
appoint commissioners to require
him to do it? When the com .
mission fails shall we appoint an-
other commission to supervise
the former one? It looks very
much so in the instance cited.
"Vet this is the tendency of all
such legislation. Ihe final result
cannot be otherwise than harm-
ful. Officials should be required
to perform their proper duties, or
else step down and out. But the
officials are not to bear all the
-blame, by any means. The half-
moral standard behind the law is
frequently the primary cause of
official laxness. Rather than ap-
point commissioners to oversee
the acts of regularly appointed or
elected officers, were it not bet-
ter to go deeper* To amend the
law to meet the general moral
standard? To get at the root ol
not be handled in the most bene-
cial way except through Iscal op-
tion. He cited the experience of
Vermont in changing from prohi-
bition to local option and said
that the cities and towns where
local option is in vogue, the con-
ditions are much better than they
art.' in the prohibitory towns from
tlj(3 fort that where license pre-
vails there (« i(Ns '-Iraokennss "(l
disorder than in thp plage? where
< !L til • . -.1.....
there is proinuuion, for
people can get all the liquor they
want, they do not make as much
of art effort to obtain it as the
people do where it is prohibited.
Congressman Foster says that
. 1 1
it is true u r
. . AND . . "
Farm Implements $
the evil and there apply the rem
TURNING 10 tiOCAT. 01 TI ON.
Portland Press, Republican:
"Congressman David J, 1'oster,
of the First Vermont congression-
al district, a Republican repre-
sentative from the Green Moun-
tain State to the 1 S. House of
Representatives, was in the eity
Thursday evening for the pui
pose of delivering a lecture to the
Portland school teachers. I.iter
in the evening in discussing \a-
rious matters with a reporter, he
spoke of the merits of local op-
tion versus prohibition and gave
it as his opinion that the people
of Vermont were rapidly coming
over to the local option ide i of
regulating the drink traffic
Congressman Foster is a resi-
dent of Burlington. li< was born
in Barnet, Vt„ in 1857, a graduate
of Dartmouth college in the class
of 1880, admitted to the bar in
188;,. lie has held several im-
portant state offices and has been
a member of the ^7th, 58th and
was re-elected to the 5'^th Con-
gress receiving 23,008 votes to'8,-
864 votes for his nearest oppo-
rnr Com 1 ssnvr F->*t r is of
the opinion that the traffic can-
1 CS?3Si0Bal!y when
the uue^;* n is voted on, some
city or town that may have been
working under license will vote
to return to the prohibitory sys-
tem and that the conditions above
referred to prevail and before
long they return to license.
Congressman Foster spoke of
club that existed in Burlington
under the prohibitory system ( 'rie
said that the mem^f| usf;j to
have smok<- lunches find
'I'.cr find that actually fmore liq-
out' Was drank by the members
when the prohibitory law was in
force in that city than under Ii-
c„nse. There was also more|
drunkenness to,be scet) about tno
streets than at any time under |
the license system. j
Congressman Foster said per-1
sonallv he was under the opinion ,
that legislation will not driv c
intemperance from the land bu
that education will doit. He i-
of the opinion that the child
should be taught of the harmful ■
influences of intemperance and
by so doing more would be ac-
complished for the rising genera-
tion than all the legislation in
the world against the drink evil.
One of the greatest temperance
educators thatjtlie world has to-
dav, said Congressman Foster, 1 =
the demands made upon men |
and women for strict integrity
and right living, to the end that
every employe shall at all times
be able to render the most efh-
Icient service. Th;s of couise,
said he, takes into consineration
the fact that business coroora-
1 tions and firms are todav demand-
ing of their employes their best
service, and to render this they
must be sober when on dutv.
Few indeed are the firms that will
tolerate a man with the drink
habit to the extent that he al-
lows his appetite for drink to in-
terfere wit'i the faithful p-rfotm
ance of his duties. This is not
only true with reference to drink-
but it applies to inveterate smok-
ing and excesses that impair
man's health and physical make
up to the extent that he cannot
give his best service to his em-
In speaking of the conditions
in the south where the peo| e
had ralways used liquor freeelv,
Mr Foster says that it is now a
noticeable fact that they a e
more temperate than ever before.
In the states of Kentucky and
Texas there is more real temper-
ance than in some of what have
been prohibitory states and this
has largely been biought about
through the demand of the busi-
ness world for temperate em-
Here is an object lesson of fifty
years standing to modify the en-
thusiasm of some who think their
ideas on the question are the first
ever expressed, are iuvincible,
and if put into practice would
produce a veritable milenium,
when the fact is that others have
traveled the road and found it by
actual experience, misleading,
full of misery and human hatred.
I HAVE THEM AND AT
PRICES THAT SELL
$ ,, Cultivators,, J
$ Jenny Und, Fast Mail and i
We Don't Sell Drugs ;!
or other goods at cost, nor do we cut the price on
patent medicines and then make it up on the price
of seme other goods yeu buy.
But we do sell you what you want at a reasonafc?
living profit, and your preemptions are filled by
men who are legally qualified to do the work with
pply the purest drugs.
Tfjankin* the general public for past patronage
jve solicit ytbusiness in the future, with the as-
surance of a
SQUARE DEAL TO ALL-
We always Mfunti your money if not satisfied.
Columbia Buggy Co. Buggies
5 F. B. LILLIE & CO.j
1 Carry a Fu'.i Line of !-.•
First CUiss implement
T> t'.ii nc:
cj kept in
J F A L. L; S A n v ^ Hrilr, 0 K L A m
5 h T u ?7...i kniMinn T^nthm andiuxt \ ">■ ■■■ - —
The SANTA FE will sell
Tourists Round Trip Tickets
to many points, we can only
give a few liere, but if a trip
Contemplated rates will be
quoted. On Sale Daily. Final
Limit June 1st 190G.
S30.00; Beaumont, ?
New Orleahs, S28.8C,
ton, $31.95; San Antonio
0; Lake Charles, S23.35;
N. M. Cochrell, Agent.
beliltnl our tried and
. iles> ril iiij.
J. STEVENS ARMS AND TOOL CO.,
DAILY #4 OO
J'K II TEAK
B^autlTuTgrounds and building. J:°c^t'u"rfind 'vjr
ro inrtings very exclusive. Strictly ethical.
1 addKSn Offices.I5'.6,1214 Main 8i
U.S. o.hl'jhes.m.D., kansas city mo.
St. Louis World's Fair.
Reduce yourir InstaV
Fuel Bill I 0 liaIt •
CAS ENGINE AND
1 Pound of Fuel. 1 Horse-power 1 Hour. Kc®n',™J;
Durability, Efficiency, Safety. Producer On,
Qti, City Ga« and Gasoline. Power planti 2X to
Horse-power. WRITE FOR CATALOGUE.
Weber Gas and Gasoline Engine Co.,
Box 333, Kansas City, Mo.
FaTor editor by mentioning paper when you write.
I % YOU PAT NOTHING UUTIL CURED
I Quickly end Permanently cured. No cutting.
I no pain and no detention from bueineis. Btate
I your cane and aend for free book, testimonials
I and terme. i>r. Ernest L.. Henderson,
103 West tth Street, Kansas City, Mo.
H. W. Dankers, Practical me-
chanic. Furniture and Instru-
ments for sale and repair. 318 W
Okla. Ave., Guthrie, 0«la.
^he official paper of the Inter-
ior Department for the Territory.
Publishes the official lists of lands
offered for sale. The list of lands
sold each week. All department
rules, regulations, congressional
legislation and court decisions
affecting Territory affairs, Indian
allottees and laud. All the news
that is news when it is news. The
Phoenix is a paper your little girl
can read. Your postmaster is our
agent. Clarence B. Douglas,Editor.
GUTHRIE NOVELTY RACKET
rtTss \V\RF OUKI'.NSWARE, | OVERALLS AND WAISTS, WORK
CHIN A \V\RK TIN' WAKE. SHIRTS. FANCY SHIRTS, HOSIERY
GRANITE W ARE TOWELING, NOTIONS AND TOYS
LIGHT HARDWARE, j Of Every Description.
Mi-out vj '>\i:uun q p_ WEBBER 111 E. Okla. Ave
MISSOURI PACIFIC B.B.
The Favorite St,Louis line
Six trains c'aiiy cach di-
rection between ....
KANSAS CITY AND ST. LOUIS
Everything first class
The best to be obtained.
First class service KANSAS
CITY to OMAHA and the
See that your tickets read via the niSSOURI PACIFIC KAILWAY
You'll not regret it.
C F STYLES, E. E. BLECKLEY.
O. P. A.. K..MI CI.V, Mo.
St. LOUIS, EL RENO
Direct, Short Line Between Guthrie and El Keno
Quickest Time, Lowest Fare to
Hobart Lawton Mangum
Anadarl > Chickasha Weatherford
Other points located on the Rock Island System. Making
close connection at Guthrie tor all points North and Last
Lv. Guthrie, f 8:15 a. m. Ar. El Reno 11 ;30 a. m,
Lv. Guthrie, * 5:00 p. m. Ar. El Reno 6:50 p. m.
Lv. El Reno . 8:00 a. m. Ar. Guthrie 9:50 a. m.
Lv. El Reno + 3:1c p. m. Ar. Guthrie 6:25 p.m.
Lv El Reno ^10:00 a. tu. Ar Guthrie 11 ;so a. m.
Lv Guthrie ' 7 oo p. m. Ar El Reno 8:50 p. m.
f Mixed train, Daily except Sunday
* Passenger train, Daily except Sunday
§ Passenger train, Suuday only.
VV. S. WELLS, Commercial Agent
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LIKE FINDING MONEY. X
Finiling health is like finding money j |
so think those who are sick. When J ^
you have a cough, cold, sore throat, or N
chest irritation, bttter act promptly jf
like W. C. Barber, of Sandy Level, \ a J .
He says: "I had a terrible chest trouble,
caused by smoke and coal dust en my
lungs; but, after finding no relief in
other remedies, I was cured by Dr.
King's New Discovery for Consump-
tion, Coughs and Colds." Greatest
s-ilc of any cougli or lung medicine in
the world. At all druggists; 50c and
$1.00; guaranteed. Trial bo'.tle free.
Another Itig Reduction in Rates
to California and North-
The railroads leading to the Pacific
coast will place in effect low colonist
| rates again this year. These reduced
i-ate ticket;; will be 011 sale daily from
February 15th to April ith inclu ive.
This gives prospective travelers a
longer period than usual in which to
take advantage of the reduced rates,
baton account of the increasing amount
of travel to the Pacific coast the rail-
roads decided to extend the dates of
sale. Not only are rates in effect to
California and Pacific northwest as last
year, but Old Mexico is also added to
the territory covercd by the red i-tion.
TRANsVMv ANL) ST0RAGE
;oi-9 W. Oklahoma
PI 10NT <;<)i
ICI & 103 v.\ OTH ST,, KfJSflS CITY. MO.
Stwie to v
I" Doctor Ohlut tn A ST nixl I.onset, T,ocate<1 A
,,,. |n .Mnilt l.it. Over l I -urn |icrial I'ilicllce—
In Hty ESTABLISHED 1007.
Cures puarar.tcca or mctir
I niprcury or lnjurlei:-4 11:1 ...
treated Mil id 'IP|
Ch:trteP low OverCO.ii.O i.-i- -
II no untl for tericn. Lcus
ISominal Weakness and
Soxual Debility, ol youthful I
r,lilies ntf exce««es—ca. flni nlpSI loa e«
latul lost ot tenia 1 power, pimples una
ll.loiohes on \h« face, confuiel 1 leas r.(J
I ';>rpetfulnese, baalifvilnasa a:.*! .-irrrhlon io
Itoeietjr, etc , cured for lire. I stop u.gM
llnssea, restore ecxu l power. rcTTe ana
■ -cd etirT.cthen wearf
! brain power enlar«o and
I tiarta and make jcu fit for tiamagi.
I for free book and lt<i Sf <;ueatlc :.s.
land Gleet almmnnte, no piln. oo
^ '-t' hUoti buhinM* rnr« f*mr ot^e4.
kju .k %ntl list ofQuesiionifM*— ••ot •••!•!.
Radically cur®<3 with %
pew lafalltblt Hoini
itn^ai* < >■/ t v i ituwuji ■ ■
.. Chronic, Nervcus and Special Diseases.!
refunded. All medicines fan 1 hod ready for -v -tr jf
- ni N.i Octei.tlon from but>:nii- . Patients ut a d.?' tni r 3
* iilctai'9 p<nt cverywLf-re. free from na/e or s
. r#(l" A.-c uj'.d ex;.ti. -•c are iriiportant. State Jrourj
iiati-'a frecauU coutlUc::tui, personally or by Ttttcr.
Hydrocele and 0puer™in",!i;
Phimosis or ditnger. Book frc®
wi> ina/«al a Fnlargod relna In tho
VfinuOl CHJ Horotum—caualuff ner-
▼oub debiiity, weaknoas of the «exual
tcai eio., yerinaneutly our«d without puln.
CtirhiKkC That trrribl® diaewa, tn
jypVilllb, «M Its forma and ntRjf*.
cured for Ufo. Blood poisoning and au
private dlaeaaea permanaliUr cured.
rtor both pa««a, £7
t* vv«\ piotareu with full d^acrlplir
of ato-ira dta«fca«•«, t\t cXT ota and our®, u
was the first train to give first-class service between
Kansas Citv and Chicago, In service and equipment
it has 110 equal. Your patronage is solicited on
these two facts, If you doubt the first fact compare
the service ot today with that before the Southwest
I.innted entered the field. If you doubt the second
fact a trial trip to Chicago via the
Chicago, Milwaukee &
St. Paul Railway.
I convince you or its truth. The Southwesf Lim-
.1 leaves Union Station 5-.55 p.m.; Grand Avenue
7 11 m. Arrives Union Station, Chicago, 8:2o a. ni.
C. L. COBB
Southwestern Passenger Agent,
907 Main St. Kansas City. Mo.
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Golobie, John. Oklahoma State Register. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 22, 1906, newspaper, March 22, 1906; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc111335/m1/2/: accessed February 26, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.