The El Reno Democrat. (El Reno, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 7, No. 14, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 25, 1901 Page: 7 of 8
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Wo were not at the Rook Island
I Uevtnsr that the •tatemonts therein are
the hon««t convictions of the editor
They have confidence in the Integrltv
of the editor: that he will not know-!
iajfly and intentionally deceive them.
Such a paper has an influence in the ......... . , . a .
communin wherein it circulates be- I M*thod,#t Church last Saturday night,
cause its readers have confidence to it. ! but we understand that the "what is It"
Its columns do not contain editorials 1 from Texas or discharged
written by every man in the community another cargo of congenital tilth in
who has a personal axe to grind, and Heverend Rons' pulpit, and that as a
published as the expression of the, man ,
whose name appears a. the head of the I BU,ne that gentleman
edltoi'ial columns. The editor who lictreti "P 'he evacuations with as much
can say no to friend or foe who seeks to apparent relish a> 11 cat would cream.
use his columns commands the respect
of all, though for the time beiug they
may feel aggrieved because they can-1 Crlmi' who breaks
not use his space to air their griev- into u P"lpR than to commit a homi-
ances. While, on the other hand, thoy cide or steal a horse. A man may
despise the one they can use, for well blaspheme the name of God, profane
do they know that if they dan use him, u: > _ < ■. ,.. , . ,
it is only necessary for ti,., other party P ' ' °'' " whol,'com- wllh *>'re ,*r reference than the editor | neth over. Yea, though 1 walk through
to do likewise ani use him. | munitJ of better people than himself, j of this paper. El Reno has inauy good | the mud and the ruin to vote for him,
and be forgiven; but the monieni he ' and true men In
In the six day bicycle races the pace
tells terribly at the end . Man after
tnan falls out exhausted, * The victor
wabbles wearily over the line In the
business race it's the same. Man after
man drops out exhausted The success-
ful man is often a dyspeptic, unable to
enjoy success When the stomach Is
diseased there is not enough nutrition
assimilated to sustain the body and re-
pair the daily waste of tissues. The
result is weakness, tending to collapse The strong paper i- the one that Hn<1 h° ,ort-',ve": bul the moment he and true men In the ministry who shout myself hoarse when he is elected
T>t Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery commands respect; such have influence Put"' the gaffels of logic Into some long- are an honor to their profession and the Htraii/htwav ho forgotteth me lo whoi
cures diseases of the stomach and other .u . • , : ,, , ' ■ mi . 10, wnen
1 he one that is w-eak ami vaseillatiug - eared, presumptuously pious little
is despised by even those who control
it, and has no influence.—Medford
•lust why the Rev. Mr. Ross objects
organs of digestion and nutrition. It
enables the perfect assimilation of food
by which tlte body is built up with
sound, healthy flesh
"1 hfivf tntrn mis hottlr nf nrwtnr Pierce'*
Onliteu Mi-rticnl Discover} for indigestion and
liver comtilHim." v rlti-v Mi C. M Wilson, of
YndLtn Collect Titividumi Co., N C, "Have
hud tin twd spells nince I conimcnred tnkln^
vuir medicine -in tnct hnvi not felt like the
sinne nmn Before 1 took th< Coldeil Medical
iMHcoverv 1 could not ent anythinK without
nwtiil distress hut no*' I can eat anything I
wi*h without having unpleasant feelings i,ast
Dominie, his name is Dennis.
A cowardly outrage was committed
on the person of Rev. Ross of the Flock
Island M. E. Church itnd the Right
nummer out bnby wh-. tfethinc and was so poor
7!*s "i™""' " sUrlr,o'| we tfn e him vour Reverend G. II Worthen, the temoe--
Golden Medical Disoverv ' and now he fs a-
healthy and well us
, chi,(l 1 wil1 speak n ance evangelist from Texas, on their
pood word for your medicine whenever 1 have
no opportunity "
Dr. Pierce's Pellets cure sick headache
way home from the temperance lecture
at the Opera House last night.
As the two di/ines were going aiong
down Hook Island avenue, chuckling to
to a journal that deprecates filth, bs-
comtnunity's greatest benefactors. But I meet him In his office he knoweth me
in all seriousness we would suggest not. Surely the wool haih been pulled
over my eyes all the days of my life
and I will kick myself for ever.—Ex.
There are many kinds of newspapers* themselves over th
and their standing and influence in the
communities when they circulate are
e many happy hits i
they made at the Opera House, some
miscreant, or miscreants, concealed in |
that the body social of this town, after
the performances of the last three days
sails fraud, denounces bypoorites, and the Rock Island M. E. Church,
refuses to allow a lie upon ourbest c I ti - should taken medicated bath and a box
zenship to go unchallenged, we are tin- Lydla Pinkham's compound cathartic
ablt to understand. We cannot con- 1 IU« for billions men and jaundiced
celv« why h<- should consider itsde- women and thereby rid itself of the
fonse of the people of El Reno, against ministerial microbes of the Ross-Wor-
malicious calumnies from the pulpit or 'hen class which, like tbe itch bacilli,
elsewhere, a personal affront. Can it have become an Insufferable nuisance. Miller the drngglst.
be another case of the '"Galled jade -^° clean man or pure woman can open
wincing?" of the hit dog howling? j'heir mouths without fretting their
Does the old man find in our "stock of lunge full of them.
"We Don't Want Money Bad."
We want it pood and will give val-
ue received, as Is every bottle Dr. Cald-
well^ Syrup Pepsin, no matter be it
10c 50c or $1.00 us we glirantee it for
Constipation, Indigestion, Sick head
ache and Stomach trouble See 0. R,
caps occasionally one that fits the knot
on the end of his neck?"
Meddlesome ministerial Matties"
as varied as there are difference- in
thos® who edit a.nd niih!i«h them v,.i t,he darkness of the alley just south of I
luu.e Will) ran anu pun. isn tiit.tn. \ el J are the curse of any town or country.
in some respects they oan ail he placed the Caddo hotel, let loose a vol lev o' m. , ,.
i They are sowers of discord, promul-
la two classes. One the fearless, inue- ancient eggs just as the two gentlemer . ,
pendent journal, that dares to extol WHpe ptt8sin, th„ nmuth of tbe ^ *nd di8tUrbePB of ,be
the right and condemn the wrong " reJiglous peace of the people—-the an-
wherever they may appear, and the R"ss fell at the first fire. He was
other, the weather vane that seeks-to struck on the side of the head by an
cater to public sentiment that it may egg with such force as to knock him to
catch the pennies which may fall lo il fefe ^ Worthon was struck on the
through popular o.itmo One creates ,
, , v . • . . head with two eggs simultaneously,
sentiment by pursuing a straightfor- •"
ward, honorable courst : t,be other fol- anri both mon hafl their clothing badly
lows at a respectable distance behind bespattered with the semi-liquid con- And tremble with fear at his frown.
iithema mar-anathema of the church,
bread and butter problem leads the
public to play policy ; to do the "Sweet
Alice act," and
j I .ti it eli with (iellpht when be plves tliem a
Luckily the chief of police, accom-
to take advantage of any apparent or t.ents
assumed errors the former ran;, maki .
or catch the drift of public fontimenl
as it may be shaped by the oilier. panied b\ Policeman Stoneman, was
While the newspaper may and does passing the scene of conflict at the
to a great ext.tint influence public senti- tjmp and prevented, no doubt, further
moDt, there are many conditions w hich
injury to the victims. Whoever the
influence the newspaper. Editors and
publishers are human and must ho gov- Parties wf,rp- escaped unseen
erned more or less by their surround-
ings and the environments in which
they are placed. The paper that is
owned and controlled by the editor and
pi-blisher, one that has a lucrative
business, is not in the same condition
as the one upon which a mortgage is
placed, or one edited by a person whose
only interest is personal gratification.
In political circles it is not uncom-
mon for men lo own or bold mortgages
upon newspapers that they may dictate
the policy thereof. Very unfortunate!)?'00'' name of the town and the law
The supposed provocation for the
cowardly act Is due to the firey, intem-
perate language which characterized
the temperance harrangue at the Opera
House that night and at the M. E.
Church for two or three nights previ-
I'he affair is deeply regretted by all
When a newspaper offends his Joss-
ship, its editor is first blackguarded
from the pulpit, and then his religious
dupes are commanded to quit patroniz-
ing the paper. If a merchant expresses
an opinion that does not bear the im-
print of the tin Jesus, he at once be-
comes the victim of a religious boycott,
and so it goes on down through every
business or profession in the town.
Luckily for El Reno, she only ha1-
two self-ordained, pestiferous, Pro-
testant prieBts who arrogate to 1 hem-
selves not only the prerogatives of the
Deity, but of the civil law, and •im-
pudently inte-meddle with the secular
classes of citizens on account of the affairs of all men. When thevarenot
is that paper and the community abiding character of its people, and on
wherein it circulates where the policy accouut of the fact that everybody ad-
is dictated by outside owners or mort-
The welfare of the community j
is secondary to the policy of those who -
dictate it, and in whose interest the i
paper is puhlished.
Very fortunate is the town whose pa-
mits that two wrongs can not make a
traducing the fashionable women of
the town, libeling public officials,
blackguarding the young man and
young womanhood of the community,
or begging contributions from the sa-
! loons, they are either engaged in tear-
StX Successful Ing the vitals out of the •reeds of other
Gut of thirty-one pupils of different denominations, or in denouncing tbe
pers are owDed by those who are identi
tied with its development, those who public schools of this county, who were Catholics for accepting the doctrine of
are part and parcel of the community; selected by their teachers as compe- ] I'apal infallibility, and accusing ihem
When a boy gets an idea into his
head it's hard to put it out. It's "Pro-
Gov. Bitrnes appointed Joseph Mel-
bergen, of Enid; Otto A. Shuttee, of El
Reno, and 1'reu L. Wenner, of Guthrie
as commissioners to the St. Louisexpo-
sition in 1008. As commissioners these
greps Sweaters' just at present in El men will have charge of the territorial
Reno. The boy is right and may be a <-xhiblt. for which an appropriation of
future President, so droit your work, $20,000 was made by the last leglsla-
mothers, and get a "sweater" at "The turo.
in. ^ how l Mity < onccrn
We wish to notify the-eitizens of this
county that wi have secured the agency
for Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin, the
A Serious Accident
Mr. Cusey and his three daughters
of Darlington met with a very serious greatcureforComtlpatlon, Indigestion,
accident w"hile out driving venter
day. The team a fractious pair of
animals became unmanagable and
ran away. Miss Ruth jumped from
the carriage and was uninjured. The
other occupants were thrown out and
received very painful injuries, the full
extent of which are not known at this
writing. Mr. Cusey received an ugly-
cut on the head: Miss Jennie receiv-
ed a painful injury in her back and
Mist Olive was bruised about the face.
A TEXAS 1i()\r>EIi
/toll' (iveni Discovery
One email bottle of Hall's Great Dis-
covery cures all kidney and bladder
troubles, removes gravel, cures dia-
betes, seminal emissions, weak and
lame backs, rheumatism and all irregu-
laritiesof the kidneys and bladder in
both men and women, regulates blad-
der t roubles in children. If not sold by
your druggist, will be sent by mail on
receipt of *1. One small bottle is two
months' treatment, and will cure any
case above mentioned. Dr. E. W. Hall,
sole manufacturer, P. O. Box 029, St.
isfactorily passed, namely: Elizabeth
who pay taxes and are in every way in
terested with the people whom it seeks
to represent. It is also to their wel-
fare when the paper is independent
and financially strong enough to adopt ^noxi '' Reno. Willie Scl.ein, Frisco:
a course which may not erite to every Ella Sanders, Cameo; John Eld ridge,
Whim or caprice that arises about it. j Eda: N.' E. Polk, Eda, Warren Urind-
Tho paper that commands public sup-1 , Mustang.
port is ono tha t isable to adopt a policy
and maintain it; one that dan- to tell1 Though this is only a small per cent-
the truth, not necces=ai ti- truth ago, it is so much more creditable lo
tent to try the county examination, the | of brutish idolatry when they bow be- Louis. Mo. Send for testimonials Sold
following six names are those who sat 1 fore the image of the crucified Christ.
W e are not aCathe . yet paraphra--
ing the language of one who is with us
in the flesh no more, we think more of
the crucifix than ef Ross; more of the
Rlessed Virgin 1han an army of W< r-
thens, and would rather launch out
upon the unknown sea • eternity with
and will not mbmit to error been use of j those who stood the test, and should onl*" a simple rosa-y for our compass,
The man who as an bg a spur t0 ^ partles (or the dm.. chart and helm, than to take passage
a false clamor.
individual or n publisher has the com - \ .
. , , , , „ i ! gent continuance of then- studies with
age lo face a mob or defy an excitc ri ^ _
... ,. . , , , .. renewed energy, bearing the adage,
public sentiment i= a hero and will do
Despair of nothing that you would ob-
tain; unwearied diligence your point
to tie to; while lie who drifts with the
tido is a coward who cannot be depend-
ed upon when the day s come demand- wjn ^ain," always in mind.
Ing manhood and stability.
Publishers make a great mistake
when they believe that for financial
success it Is necessary to cater toevery
whim that aiises in a community. The
paper that is admired and commands
public confidence and patronage is the
one of which it is said, "It's columns
contain the honest, candid opinions of
Off For New Orleans.
The Rev. C. F. Roberts pastor of the
M. E. Church South left today noon for
New Orleans to attend the Missionary
Conve ition. Rev. Roberts will keep
the editor He may be wrong but he I poateu during his absence by the daily
is honest." Hundreds, yes, thousand i j Ddmjckat.
on a ship of Zion piloted by a political
preacher who can see only the dark
places in the world and lives only to
condemn. The wisdom of the Vatican
has been regarded for three centuries
a? the eighth wonder of the world.
Ross has just been discovered—Wor-
then is gone.
We have many learned and devout
men in the protestant ministry. Men
who like the Pope could be safely en-
trusted with the spiritual welfare of
the world, and no one holds them in
by all druggists, and Wheeler Drug
Freeman, Mo., July 3d.—Dr. E. W.
Hall, St Louis, Mo.—Dear Sir: I am
68 years old and have suffered ninteen
years with kidneys, bladder, and rheu-
matic trouble, and was in misery all of
the time. Your Texas Wonder, Hall's
Great Discovery, haB cured me, and I
feel better and can do more work than
than I could for the last ten years, and
I will say to those suffering that it is
the best and cheapest remedy on earth
and will answer all letters of inquiry.
J. A. Duncan.
—C. R. Miller.
The politician is my shepard; I shall
not want for any good thing during the
campaign. He leadeih me (the night
before election) into the saloon for my
vote's sake, he filleth my pockets with
Sick Headache and Stomacbe Trouble,
and guarantet iitodote •(•commended
We always keep the b hi Drugs on
hand and solicit a eall, promising tin
very best of everything.
C. R. MILI.EK.
E G. Siggers, Patent Lawyer, Wash-
ington. D. C., whose ad appears in our
columns, is an attorney of twenty-one
years' active practice and Is well recom-
mended to us. His rating will be found
in Dun's and Dradstrect's reports as he
owns the Inventive Age. He has sent
us his application blanks and other pa-
pers and inventors who are intending
to apply for patents would save time by
calling at this office and getting the pa-
pers before presenting their applica-
tions through any ether source, dwtf
Thy warfare o'er,
Dream of battle ti Ids no more,"
Yesterday our soldier boys returned
to their homes. They were not met
at the depot by the populace, as was
the intention, for the reason that they
slipped in from San Francisco a day
ahead of time.
The boys are all looking fine and are
enjoying the best of health. They
have all seen fighting service and have
endured many hardships and are truly
glad that tbe "war is over."
The uames of our town boys are as
higher esteem and looks upon them I good eipars. and my glass of beer run-
Don't be Funny.
It does not pay. If you have a good
thing, tell it right out. Don't use
false means to attract attention. We
say "right out" and mean it, too, that
Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin will cure
every case of stomach trouble, It will
stop every pain caused by indigestion,
it knocks sick headache by attacking
the cause of the eomploint and aids
you to digest your food, no matter
what you eat.
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Hensley, T. F. The El Reno Democrat. (El Reno, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 7, No. 14, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 25, 1901, newspaper, April 25, 1901; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc112227/m1/7/: accessed April 18, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.