Oklahoma State Register. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 31, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 23, 1906 Page: 4 of 8
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Oklahoma Statc Register
Publiihed Evrry Thunday by
THE OKLAHOMA PRINTING COMPANY
J. M. DOLPH, Pres. JOHN GOLCBIE, Stc.|
JHiet 105-07 North First Street
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wte«i Dec. 17, 19o3*
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• at><cr(rlion Prlc« Per Year
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23 1906.
JOHN GOUJBIE. EDITOR.
Cimarron Water Natatoriuui Guthrie s
Opportunity As a Health Resort-
Guthrie has an opportunity of being a great
summer health resort. It has let the chance pass
by too long. The Cimarron river fllows through
the great salt plains of tne West and its waters
are as salty as the Atlantic. If a great natato-
rium were built in this city, it would draw the
whole of Oklahoma, and especially the people of
the western half, as a pleasure resort as would
no other amusement feature.
It has long been known that the Cimarron
river water, besides being as salty as the sea, has
medicinal properties that cures all kinds of skin
diseases. In the early days, men afflicted with
serious blood diseases, who could not afford to
go to Hot Springs, have been known to take pre-
scriptions from the doctors for internal treat-
ment and taken daily baths in the Cimmrron for
external treatment, and been cured. If properly
advertised, this tact would bring people from
all the surrounding country for pleasure and for
It would be an easy and not a costly mat-
ter to build sueh a natatorium. The basin should
be large and the pavillion handsome. It should
be built so that fresh water could be pumped in-
to it every night and the old discharged throug-h
a flume into the Cottonwood. It should be
placed in charge of a man that would keep it so-
cially above repute, so that even the mothers
could take their babes there to bathe, while so-
cial parties and the public could use it as a holi-
Guthrie will make a mistake if before anoth-
er summer it does not build such a pleasure and
health resort and reap the benefit of a crying
need for amusement of the great, inland South-
west, Excursions would be run here from all
over Olkahoma if such were established, and an
entirely new pleasure given the people who can-
not go to the summer seashore resorts. It would
prove a Coney Island to the West.i
Party Harmony anil Party Honesty.
There is much talk about Republican party
harmony after the nominations for congress have
been made in the First and Second districts, and
the closing up of the ranks for common partv
success. But can the party affori to compro-
mise with its objectionable elements? If it con-
dones corruption can it succeed? Will it not
have better chance of success by condmening
graft and public conversion in its own partv as
well as others? This was the method President
Roosevelt pursued and pursues in his campaigns
and afterward in the presidential chair, and this
is the way he is demanding the present national
congressional committee carry on its campaign
— a refusal of all trust or tainted mon^v.
If the Republican organization of the new
state is wise it will absolutely eliminate the rich-
grown crowd now fighting to regain supremacy
or ru;n the party. It can easier do that than
stand (or their past record and vouch for their
future acts. There are not many of them and
the people have them labeled. Th^y are not
great men, and can be easily dispensed with.
They are the left-overs who have been so im-
mersed mulcting the territory for their personal
profit that they have failed to grow with growing
demands of the two territories, and are unfitted
for leaders of the coming state.
According to President Roosevelt, a cor-
ruptiomst is neither a Democrat or a Republi-
can, he is a thu f. What the Republican party of
thecomin|gstateJshould do with the few'of its past
leaders who are now trying to win the party for
corporations, with corporation money, is to
place the stamp of public condemnation upon
them for all men to read and so make them un-
able to longer cheat the public under the guise
of party loyalty and public patriotism, It will
be more apt to succeed without than with their
The auto, in coming to the rescue of the
politicinas when they ca.i no more accept railro, d
passes on their campaigns, will have to make-
friends with the farmers cows and sows if thev
expcct to get the farmers vote.
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In his last issue of his Watonga Herald Kx-
GovernorTom Ferguson threw the responsibility
of the loss of the territorial funds in the failure
of the Capital National bank on Treasurer Ram-
bo. Was it Rambo^who had the attorney gen-
eral publish a written opinion that only banks
having a guaranty company bond could hav
territorial deposits? Let Rambo explain.
No more saloon licences will be issued- to
Kansas City until the city reaches 400,000 popu*
ation, and then at the rate of one to every lOoo
♦ ♦ ♦
Ferguson is the tool of Flynn, and Flynn is
in the emplov of the corporations. How can
Ferguson serve the people?
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4- 4 4
The agitatirxi for a n'tv meter inspector
must be in the interest of one or two who might
have favors granted them by the fellow in return
for creating a 81,500 or Sr.Soo joo for him. The
waterworks m being attended to very well bs'
the water commissioner and the gas and electr"-
meters are about as honest as some inspect r
would be looking after them, in fact thev ?
more apt to run slower with age than faster. If
. tb:ii -a.
we were a city of a hundred or more*1 thousand
inhabitants a meter inspector wou'.d be alright, but
at present he would be a burden and wc u d be
tempted to serve the select few at the expense of
+ ♦ +
♦ ♦ ♦
The action of Illinois democrats means thst
they are willing Mr. Bryan shall be a figure-head
president whose wishes they are not bound Jo
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4 -f -f
Persia a Constitutional Monarchy.
While we are creating a new state out of a
wilderness Persia is waking out centuries of
a seatrapv and forming a Constitutional Monarchy
Think of it, Persia that land of legend and
Eastern romance of swooring Moons and sighing
Zulikas, where the bulbul sings in the palmeto
groves beside the perfumed streams and the pyre
burns on the monntain, where the pleasure of
life is its sacrifice and reality is a dream—Persia,
veiled in the myst of centuries as is veiled the
beauty of its women; Persia that has given bright-
er colors to art, softer tints to human passion,
greater glamour to civilization, is to become a
democracy where the common many shall rule
the chosen few instead of the divinely annointed
few the common many!
The Sbah, through his ministir Mizro
Nazsrollah Khan Mochiredolet, has
ordered a national assembly to form a consti-
tution, which will turn the East into a West. It
is electricity that did it. Electricity is leveling
the woid. Elecrticitv is intelligence. It ma ces
inroads everywhere and embroils 'hi igs. It
deadens the quic'-c and quickens the dead. It
moves the inert and nol:!s fast the flying.
But then what Persia lo.ses in its sleeping
dreams it will gain in its waking ones. Its camel
caravans will be changed to Pullman flyers, iti
fire worshipers will become worshipers of ou'!
the seclusion of its harems the political arena 't
womans tights, and the iife and death powr>r
transferred from an hei e litary Shah to a poli ic4
Persia a Constitutional government! Wnat
a sacrilige is that on the vari-colored silken
eshes of history into the very infancy of the race!
■*■ + +
No man shoj d be _ given trie secretaryship
of the Commercial Club because he wants a job
but because the job wants him.
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Interior Departments Claim of Defeat-
ins the Warren Amendment
The Interior Department has sent out an As- !
sociated Press report claiming credit for defeat-
ing the Warien amendment to the statehood '
bill that made provision for leasing school lands !
for mineral purposes.
When the Interior Department gees to that I
distance to claim cred.t tnere must be some 1110- :
tive in it, either to de.Liid.its I for not hav 11 ■
taken action against the Warren amendment • '
to take credit away from others. The edit >r t
the Register has b fore him the report of t
statehood committee confer ;ice on the Warr a
amendment and finds t ir:y-0ne p tges o tne r
port devoted to the testimony of Gov ernor I-'ran z
before the committee. It is a remarkly able
statement of the conditions under \>. hich ti e
lands are held by the territory and e ,sed to ih
present renters and the effect the Warren amend-
ment would have upon the rights of the terri-
tory and the lessees.
To our mind it clearly pro es that whoever
else may have appeared before the statehood
committee protesting against the scheme to rob
the territory of its school lands, it was this argu-
ment of Governor l*rantz that prevented the
Warren amendment from being adopted by the
committee. To convince others of this fact the
State Register proposes to print this testimony
of the Governor, even if, because of its length, it
has to do it in serial form.
There is a nigger in the wood pile about
that Warren amendment somewhere, or there
woul .n't be such a desire upon the part of the
Interior Department to claim credit where credit
is not due it. Nothing appears anywhere that
th ■ Interior Department protested against the
Warren amendment. The only thing it did was
after protect was made against it, to send the
data in its possession to the committee showing
the applications made to lease the lands for
Suit Sale On
To close out all of our
we have reduced the
price of all our $10
aud SI2 Suits to
Look in our
This is a positive and genuine sale-
west window and be convinced
,*>, 112 W, Oklahoma
™ Phone .t6
igh Grade Clothier
The Valparais > eart.hq rake was n<i r"
fly as destructive to IIand property
1 as that of S in Francisco, these V ng
GOO distinctive shoe'.::-.
K ng EJward VII of England made
55,000,000 on the ilarrirr.an railroad
coup, on which he was feivtn a private
tip by Harriman.
Lewis Morrison, the famous portray-
or of Mephistonhelis, died in New York
from an operation.
FO'^N'D: At Island Park, a baby's
! lace hood, with yellow silk ribbons.
; Owner can have by calling at State
YOU CAN AFFOKD IT
The chances for living a full century
are excellent in the case of Mrs. Jen-
/lie Duncan, of Haynesville, Me., now
70 years old. She writes: "Electric
Bitters cured me of Chronic Dyspepsia
of 20 years standing, and made me feel
as well and strong r.o a young girl."
Electric Bitters cure Stomach and Liv-
er disorders, Blood disorders, General
Debility and bodily weakness. Sold
and guaranteed at all drugstores. Price
! only 50c.
Will be scarce this Summer
And so will TLX CANS
WE HAVE THEM IN ALL SIZES
Our Tin Cans are all HAND Y1ADE
and will outlast machine made
cans and are no higher in price.
DAY BROS. HARDWARE
117 West Harrison Ave- Phone 208. Guthrie.
DpN'T INFLICT THE CHILDREN.
If the children are afflicted with
chills and fever do not inflict them \ti h
disagreable rmdicines, when you can
get a pleasant remedy like Dr. Men-
denhall's Chill and Fever Cure. Any
child will take it readily. Sold on a
signed guarantee to be better than any
other by J. N. Wallace.
Board Agriculture to Meet
Secretary C. A. McNabb of the Ok-
lahoma board of agriculture, announ-
ced a meeting of the board in this city
on August 28th. The board will take
up some details of the stock feed in-
spection, which were left over from
the last meeting.
Sold in« Guthrie by C. R. Renfro.
Stylish New Fall Hats
Arriving daily at
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