Oklahoma State Register. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 23, 1909 Page: 4 of 8
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OKLAHOMA STATE REGISTER.
Oklahoma State Register
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER, 23. 1909.
JOHN GOLOBIE, EDITO*.
THK PHOLIPIC8 OK THE TWO PHILLIPS.
That i a little as the Republicans would have it,
they could not have ordered it better—this epistolary
exchange of courtesies between the two Knight Er-
rands of the Democratic party, Governor Haskell and
Attorney General West. Each hands the other hit
card, Baying: There, 'Caitiff! thou are no gentleman!
But, as in modern allairs of honor, they but cratch
the skin with their rapiers, and do not send to the heart
the fatal steel.
The correspondence of the last few days over the
Investigation of the Columbia Bank failure, of Oklahoma
City, is too voluminous for a weekly paper and the
State Register cannot print it all—it would Oil some
ten or fifteen pages that the dally papers have printed
from day to day. It is doubtful if the reader has been
able to winnow an opinion from the chaff. But as the
governor says the Attorney General is wrong and the
Attorney General says the Governor is wrong—the
Public is willing to agree that both are wrong.
As far as the Public Is concerned. It condemns the
methods of the bank officials that produced the failure
and it hopes for the punishment of those guilty of il-
legal interest In the bank. But as to the wisdom of
when the prosecution shall be begun, so as to conserve
justice and yet not entail further financial disasters
whose burdens shall fall upon the citizens of the state
at large, the Public cannot judge, as it is not in a posi-
tion to know the true insides of the condition of the
securities that shall finally pay out the loss of the
However, if the Governor and the Attorney General
desire to make the Public a court of last resort and
submit their respective sides to it, the Republican
party is willing to act as special counsel for either
or both of them, and see that they get justice. Still,
in view of the fact of two more bank failures, seeming-
ly in sympathy with the Columbia's gigantic dissaster,
it Is doubtful If even this would be wisdom.
thusiaszn among voters.
That: "The old county convention was a sort of a
family reunion cf the Republicans of a county. It fos-
tered a stronger fellowship."
It brought together delegates of the organization
faction and anti-organization faction, the latter unor-
ganized. And exposed them, in their small number to
easy control of any clique of men who had special in-
terests to work for.
( aucuses would be held in the different precincts,
ar.i little friendly rivalries would spring up that would
enthuse the boys."
A few men in each township would make it worth
their while to come out. and the rank and file, discour-
aged by former experiences and knowing it made lit-
tle difference who were sent as delegates to the countv
convention the results would be the same, would stav
In the primaries every man that goes to the polls
and casts his ballot for a nominee of the party, knows
that his rote counts.
The caucus and convention idea is an assumption
that the common voter is smart enough to vote for a
smart man who is smart enough to know who is
smart enough to serve the people, but he is not smart
enough himself to know whom he wants nominated and
elected to public office.
It is an assumption that the political fixer reads
CIVIL SERVICE KOR TEACHERS
In its ultimate results it is doubtful if civil service
in Federal departments will prove more beneficial
than injurious. In the end it will breed an official
class that will succeed each other by a sort of inheri-
tance. But it seems to be a settled policy.
What is thet wise thing to do in the proposed plan
to apply civil service to the teachers of Oklahoma? The
State Register is inclined await the decision of the
teachers themselves at their coming state convention.
The State Register is for greater recognition of the
• teachers profession by whatever method that can be
brought about, but doesoiot desire to produce a condi-
tion that \Vould mitigate against its freedom, in a mis-
taken attempt to better it.
Under a popular government flexibility of oppor-
tunity for employment and promotion on individual
merit is a greater safety than a tight bureau system
under control of a few men. But, lets hear from the
teachers what they think is best for them and forl^r '
cation, for in the end the welfare of both tg the same"
THE TALE OK TWO ( ITIES
When you think how little disturbance and law vio-
lation of any character is going on in Guthrie compar-
ed to Oklahoma City, It is no wonder that the recent
trouble incident to an Oklahoma City dispensary en-
forcement officer Eticking his nose into Guthrie's af-
fairs should be so fearfully exagerated. Knowing thai
Guthrie people think it a little impertinent, to say the
least, that Oklahoma City spies should leave their own
awful crime-infested town and come to disturb a few
fly fspects upon a city that has less crime thaif>iiy city
of its size in the states, it is a wonder that men from else-
where than Oklahoma City are not sent here, if out-
siders must interfere.
It is as much a piece of wisdom that law be en-
forced with as little friction as it is that law be obeyed
NOT llii.Mi l! HATES FOR SECOND CLASS .MAIL MATTER. M'T
LOWER RATES KOR RAILROAD CHARGES IS PLEA OK CITIZEN
the federal government to penalize edu-
Mr. —T not nnnvn'l
ft?l of the fact tiiat whil#> the citizen
has the rigr.t to lodge complaint with
von oi pun'ic KCievanies that demand
redress, that ihe waste basket would
be the receptacle roi all such, with
lew exceptions, tuat aid not carry with
it that distinction that dollars alone
morA nn,i ic ««*« . — confer, I, therefore, make this com-
tlPM teent on public men and meas- 1 plaint in a public manner, believing it
is concurrc-J in by the great mass of
tires than the common voter.
Which Is not true.
If the Republican party desires to win in this stat-
at the next election, it must go direct to the voter and
lay its candidates and its policies before him and
!£m" !PP.r°Val- In this way the Individual respon-
sibility of the voter will be aroused and he will re-
spond with enthusiasm.
Party organization is all right to carry the mess-
age to the voters, but not to chose candidates for them
and then ask them to come up to the trough and cast
their ballots for them.
A POINTER TO EDITORS
On another page is reprinted an address by Chas.
Sessions, for years connected with the Kansas City
papers, and now the Topeka correspondent of the
Journal, made before the Southwest Kansas Press As-
sociation, which especially fits the newspapers of Ok-
lahoma in the coming campaign. Mr. Sessions was on
the ground and wrote up the birth of Oklahoma in
1889, and many of the great conventions for statehood,
and can be said to be of Oklahoma as well as of any-
where else. He says in that article, "It is admitted by
all political leaders that under existing laws and condi-
tions the country papers are in a position to 'rule the
political roost,' but the leaders say there is no danger
of that because the editors can never get together.
They love to fight each other too well. Politically, I
mean. Well, why not exert the power they say you
have? Properly organized the Republican country edi-
tors could run the Republican politics and the Demo-
cratic editors the Democratic politics of the state. They
could play the leading violin all the time. I have just
enough curiosity in my make-up to want to see you try
It some time."
In the present state campaign there is a difference
of opinion between the Federal patronage class of poli-
ticians and the newspapers. These politicians, who
were not for Taft for President are now attempting to
make this state line-up with the men in Congress who
are trying to defeat the President in carrying out the
promises of the Republican national platform and his
own supplementary promises to the people, while the
Republican newspapers of Oklahoma are with Presi-
dent Taft in his fight to carry out the Roosevelt policies.
Now, are the Republican newspapers of Oklahoma
going to stick to their own honest opinions and sup-
port the President with the same spirit they stood up
# for his nomination as against Fairbanks or Cannon, or
are they going to do the bidding of those who were
for Fairbanks and Cannon for President but who now
claim to be the friends of the President, while still
supporting the Interests through Aldrlch and Cannon?
If Oklahoma Republican papers turn down the stand-
patters and stick to their own progressive ideas they
can carry this state Republican; if they allow the stand-
patters—whom all the people repudiate—to dominate
the policy of the party; it is doubtful, in spite of the
rotten rule of the Democratic party.
This opportunity of the newspapers is a great one.
Selfishness on their part alone should make them stick
to the principles the people believe in then to follow
the politicians In schemes beneficial but to them
There are more offices in one single department under
the governor than all the Federal patronage in the
state. And then think of the benefit to the country
newspaper in his locality as well as the state go Re-
publican? It will be the Egyptian story of the seven
lean kine and seven fat klne of the Bible making the fat
years follow the lean ones.
Fellow newspaper men, let's step into "our own,"
that has been awaiting us so long, and be of them who
give out 'larges' to vassals than the poor beggars fight-
ing with the dogs for the crumbs that fall from the
ostentatious, patronizing, political pie prestidigitators
who bask In affiuence, and strut In rich raiment, and
will not even so bemien themselves as to let us kiss
the hem of their garments.
COOK ANO HISTORY.
There are the Judas Iscariots and Benedict Arnolds
of history—the traitors to personal faith ar.l patriot-
ism to country, but not among the heroes of world-
discoverers, from Jason to Columbus. Is there one who
stands as a positive fraud, though wrong credits have
been given by history.
^ hat will Cook do the balance of his years In order
to be contented if he Is positively proven to have com-
mitted a deliberate imposition upon the faith of his fel-
low men? It would seem for a man to do such a thing,
he must have calculated upon an immediate and his-
toric future. It is too momentous an act to do for just
the ordinary greed or notoriety. He must have thought
of these things those long Artie nights, in the eternal
solitudes. He must have known that the thing that
had never been done before would produce tremen-
dous consequences in the world's sentiment.
It looks like not even suicide can save Dr. Cook from
ignominy of history. Will he go down in future stor-
ies of the world as the conspicuous traitor to the /aith
of humanity? It seems so. Everytime a further'dis-
covery of the North Pole is mentioned-as the human
family gets nearer the apex of the earth in habitation-
his name will be on the lips of the children of each
rising generation as the man who lied to the whole
Faith is so strong, and such an act of suicidal itfe-
ception seems so out of reason, that it is hoped some
halucination will still intervene to save Dr. Cook from
such dire fate as awaits him and his.
our citizenship, and that it may reach
you through some of our representa-
tives at Washington, who will be
pleased to act in the premises.
| I see, Mr. President, by your recent
message to Congress, that you advise
charging higher rates on second class
mail matter, to meet the deficiency
in the postal department, that now ex-
ists. Now, while the Express Com-
pares are earning immense dividends
on watered stock and are hauling
mailable matter for one cent per
pound and paying the railroad com-
pares only one-half a cent per pound,
I suggest that this rate, fixed by the
railroad companies to the express
companies, be Insisted upon by the
government for second class matter
instead of upholding this unjust dis-
crimination. if the government's
as.ents will pay the railroad compan-
ies nine cents per poun.1 for hauling
mail matter that the same companies
charge only one-half cent to the ex-
press companies, 1 want to say such
gross discriminations manifest a total
A TRIAL FOR BALLIN'GER
Mr. Taft ban Yielded to Demands for
Washington, Dec. 20.—There is to be
a public investigation of the Interior
Department and the administration of
Secretar Ballinger. This afternoon
Mr. Ballinger served on the President
virtually an ultimatum to the effect
that such an investigation was the
price of his remaining in the Cabinet
He made it clear to the President
•hat he was no longer willing to sit
silent in his office and wait for the
thing to "blow ~ver."
Mr. Taft, it i ssaid, reluctantly ad-
mitted the disappointment of his hope
that the country at large would ac-
cept as final his own vindication of
Mr. Ballinger in his dismissal of the
charges brought before him against
the Secretary of the Interior by L P
Glavis, formerly special agent of the
Republican Leaders want an Inquiry.
Mr. Ballinger's attitude in this mat-
ter has the support of leading republi-,<
cans in both branches of Congress.
They feel that, entirely apart from tbs
merits of the controversy Itself a
controversy of this character must
poison the whole system of the party
in power. These leaders, determine* ■
that an inquiry is necessary, have not
hesitated to go to the White House
and impress their views upon Mr.
Taft. Conferences of a confidential
character has been had at various
times In the last few days. They cul-
disr'gard of fa r dealing toward the!any re'.ief' where it appears that the ni'nated today when Secretary Bal-
publie that demands prompt correc-1 r°m' a!nant ls charging the citizen' llnfPr' Attorney General Wickersham
of the state excessive rates on in- Postmaster General Hitchcock
terstate business, and to that end we went t0 Tbe wh'te House, where the
ask a Federal Statute making it a i matter was laid before the President.
„„„ cr'minal offense for any officer or at-' • , BaHtnger told the President, it
lieations that so naturally aid good' '°|'ne-v ,of sl'ch complainant to insti-■ 8t8, Ahat the situation had becon*
government in exposing the abuse of ■ 1 1 anv court to enioin the of- 1 "tolerahIe to him and that, thougk
corporate power by giving the great- „the state from enforcing the i charKPS against him had
est possible publicity should be
ambition of every administration I 1 "aiging excessive rates on in-
cation in this particular by permitting
the railroad companies to charge the
people such enormous bills on second
class matter is to tax the means of
education to gratify plunderers.
The Supreme Court of the United
States has declared the power to tax
includes the power to destroy and to
raise the charges as you suggest
would permit the railroad companies
to continue their plunder and so add
to the burdens of education through
he press as to materially suppress
Mr. President, while this complaint
brings to light the gross discrimina-
tion of railroad charges, I trust It will
not be considered wandering too far
from the subject to say the people of
Oklahoma are now confronted with a
condition where the railway compan-
ies are proceeding in the Federal
Court to enjoin the officers of this
utate from enforcing our laws on lo-
cal traffic because unrenumerative to
them while on the interstate traffic
they are charging excessive rates.
it is a familiar rule of courts: "He
who seeks equity, must do equity."
He who invokes the law's aid must
observe the law's requirements."
Now, Mr. President, we want the
Federal Judiciary to apply the law in
rate cases where the railway com-
panies seek to enjoin the state officers
in enforcing the law by denying them
tion by enforcing reasonable rates and
prescribing penalties for any viola-
, tion thereof.
To cheapen the distribution of pub
the 1 !fw' wbere such complainant is at the con,e from irresponsible persons, he
tion i flme rharging excessive rates on in-! fon, d. not '0nscr remain quiet, and,
it this 'h°v are fitting son. at seeing "the' J!1," ^r- Ballinger's demand carried
a lib-1 Mva>s a,one receiving protection. |* . 1 'he endorsement of lm*h Mr
o ore-' Courts are made to enfnrre ih„ in.- ; '11 kcrsham anil Mr. Hitchcock Tn.
While the several states and their The People want protection, _was Eiven
political subdivisions throughout
American Union have extended a
eral hand to foster education to pre-' Courts are made to enforce the law I ""'"'rsnam anil Mr. Hitchcock. To-
pare our youth for good citizenship, "ct to aid violators by circuitous act-' ("a!'lnet da>'- There can b«
1 ' ''"'it the mad policy pursued by tions. Respectfully, J. ('. WHITE! FY .1 ? tilat this will be one of
"n| onant subjects of the
PRIMARIES AND CONVENTION'S
How strong Is habit. That Is the reason "I>eave
well enough alone," so often prevails when greater
justice could just as easily prevail.
The Oklahoma City Times is "inclined", to favor
"that the Republicans of the state should hold a state
convention, nominate a full state ticket, and go out In
the primaries and see that the same are selected
there," It gives as Its reason for this conclusion that:
"Primaries kill enthusiasm in parties."
Yes, kill enthusiasm among fixers, but kindle en-
WILLIAM WATSON'S MADNESS.
Twixt madness and reason( in a poet) a thin parti-
tion lies, said Dryden; or something like it. The dizzy
height of intellectual vision Is dangerous. How near
the Charnel House is the Palace of Pleasure. In how
close proximity are Heaven and Hell. In the loftiest
souls is reason easiest dethroned.
William Watson, now that the old order of English
singers is gone, easily the foremost poet of England,
has recently fallen upon evil times. In an instant, be-
cause of the poem, "Woman With A Serpent's Tongue "
he has descended from his high estate from praise to
execration. His act too seems Inexplicable except upon
the excuse of madness. How could a poet of beauty
else pick two women and single them out for his
shafts of malice.
It seems that Watson was In want for many years
in his struggle with his genius, and when Tennyson
died, a supreme effort to pay him adequate tribute in
a poem brought so sudden fame and financial recog-
nition from the government that it unbalanced him,
and he was sent for a time to a sanitarium. His broth-
er believes he is Irrational now.
But his present cannot dim his past as it will be
remembered In the future.
The poem "Lacrimae Musarum" that he wrote on
Tennyson's death, follows:
T.ow, like another's, lies the laureled head;
The life that seemed a perfect song is o'er;
Carry the last great hard to his last bed.
Land that he loved, thy noblest voice is mute.
Land that he loved, that loved him! nevermore
Meadow of thine, smooth lawn, or wild sea-shore.
Gardens of odorous bloom and tremulous fruit,
Or woodlands old, like Druid couches spread.
The master's feet shall tread.
Death's little rift hath rent the faultless lute:
The singer of undying songs is dead.
No more, O never now,
Lord of the lofty and the tranquil brow.
Shall men behold those wizard locks where time
Let fall no wintry rime.
Once, in his youth obscure,
The weaver of this verse, that shall endure
By splendor of Its theme which cannot die,
Beheld thee eye to eye.
And touched through thee the hand
Of every hero of thy race divine,
Ev'n to the sire of all the laureled line,
The sightless wanderer on the Ionian strand.
Tea, 1 beheld thee, and behold thee yet;
Thou hast forgotten, but can I forget?
Are not thy words all goldenly impressed
On memory's palimpset?
I hear the utterance of thy sovereign tongue,
I tread the flopr thy hallowing feet have trod;
I sf-e the hands of a nation's lyre that strung,
The eyes that looked through life and gazed on God.
0\ER TEN MILLION DOZEN EGGS third in the production of cattle and
LAID IN OKLAHOMA. hogs are widely separated geogra-
I phically. Muskogee standing second
Labor ( oinmlssioner's Report Tells as to cattle and Garfield second as to
of Hen's Work. i hogs. Two even more widely sepa-
The helpful hen has been a busy rated counties stand third, Jefferson
bird in Oklahoma, according to the holding that place in the surplus pro-
second annual report of the State De- Auction of cattle and Grant county in
partment of Labor Charles Daugher- h°S production. All of which goes to
ty. During the time considered in his show how many portions ot the state
report the hens of the new state ,re well adapted to the successful
cackled at least 10,654,109 dozen tim- raising of stock.
es, for Mr. Daugherty says he knows Garfield's Lead.
positively of that many dozen eggs I'1 wheat production Garfield Coun-
which were listed last year as sur- ty leads with 1.414,000 bushels. Next
plus product. The egg buyers shelled comes Alfalfa County with 1,364, with
out over $2,000,000 to the Oklahoma Grant county third with 1,303,000.
farm wife for these eggs. , I Grady county naturally had to have
During the fiscal year included in a whole lot of corn to feed her im-
the report Oklahoma produced over mense amount of live stock, so she
14,000,000 pounds of live poultry, val-! le(1 in corn production with 2,210,400
ued at $1,450,820.50, and of dressed bushels to the good. Caddo and C'ana-
poultry 1,970,452 pounds, valued at dian Counties fall second and third,
$240,305.50. Feathers were rather a respectively, in this respect.
light crop, the total being 12,014 lbs. | It is a l°ng distance from Jackson
at a value of a trifle over $7,000. The!to Blaine county, yet these two stood
total value of the farm yard products flrst and second, respectively, in oat
was $3,622,129.02. | production. Ottawa, Craig and Bryan
Cheese amounted to 37,147 pounds Counties were the top notchers in hav
at a value of almost $4,000, while the Production, Woodward led in broom
amount of cream and milk was over *°rn, Texas and Woods following
5,000,000 pounds. * ! closely.
It ls to be remembered that these UfivI
figures in every case take into ac- ,?!, , J?,S, H*"ATIN<J,
count only the surplus product and) DECLARES MISS BARNARD
do not account for the vast amount of Commissioner nf Charities of Oklaho
these products that were consumed at —■ " - * - "fciano-
ma Writes ( OTernort
Either through official neglect or
The new state saw mills hav? been governmental red tape! the "inmates of
mighty busy too. Oklahoma's great the Fort Supply Insane Asvlum are, lruI or tne
have as yet been practically n°t being given sufficient heat to keen ' nnfot/J i .
untouched, yet last year its surplus their bodies warm, Is a chTrge°made I any. IJart>' affiliations
upon which an award was
b^urr*a ru,iDg w"' D>a< ®
\ ,\ Staie Auditor, that all guc h
would have to be paid oul of the rev-
hiiiM? ved fr°™ the sal* of public
building lands, against which tbe leg-
islature had authorized an issue of
warrants. The successful bl^.r b^i
^tee" investigating, accordi e to the
state board of affairs whethsr sal®
fortifvin, D!Tl6 °f the warrant* before
nf J. * contract with a deposit
of money to the state. Following that
he board arrived at the conclusion
he wl C0UW be |jald for out of
'„®,legislative appropriation and th«
contractor Binns of Oklahoma City is
theWUwVe8tl8atinB SUCh a">)lioation'of
Robert Dunlop of Newkirk, member
of the asylum hoard, does not share
the view of Miss Barnard that the
inmates are suffering for want of
heat, on the contrary, he says, they
are comfortably rared for, without,
ed bunding6 "'XUr'e8 °f a 5team-"eat-
>E1V RI LE HEGIN'S IN ENID
Commissioners Displace old Ofticers
and City Conncli.
J-hid. Okla., Dec. 20.—'The new com-
mission rule adopted by the voters of
this City some months ago became ef-
fective today with a mayor and three
commissioners displacing the old
elective officers and twelve council-
men electol under the ward system.
The new officers have assumed con-
forests have as yet been practically not beine riven mifn<.ior,t heat "to" keep 1 mlfcUeru!' government absolutely
lumber product was 23.7R3.937 feet by Miss Ka'te^ Barnard,"state commis-' a|1l,,olntment- They were
power slipping from
desperate effort to de-
. . ... "J '"ic uomaru, Slate commis-' .. ""J were
of bar wood lumber and 118,9996.700 sloner of charities and corectlon in'nf .h combined op|>ositlon
Teet of walnut logs are listed with the official correspondence made public ' i b°sses" of the old parties, who
other surplus products and the total today. Following her duties Miss , ng their
surplus of forest nroducts amounted BarnarS recently inspected the insti-11 ' made a —
to almost 4,0 0,000 feet, j tution and tells of it in letters ad- !fat at least a l)art of the straight In-
Valuable Stork. dressed to Gov. Haskell, the board of ?„ep.Plndt"t tl<ket wh'ch had been put
The surplus live stock was valued trustees of the hospital, the state ln by business men.
/ $37,375,937. Of these there were board of affairs, and Attorney Gener- Published in Oklahoma State Roc-
536,085 head of cattle and 717,182 al West. She calls attention to an' 8 ' 1 tlu,'s<,a>'. December 23, 1909.)
head of hogs. appropriation of $35,000 made by the state nf nuVv, NO"T,CE
It is recorded that among other sur- 'ast leg'8'ature for a heating plant to in Connivr . County of Logan, ss.
plus products there are 16 cars of be, installed at the hospital, but upon Noti™ |A .
corn cobs and 515 pounds og ginseng fhich' she says no work has been day „f ,.,m„f' by.8h'en that the 25th
The ginseng brought $2,575 and the ?.one.' As a resuIt' she sa>'s. she found Hopkins fli«i in « '' 19'°' °eorKe w-
corn cobs $360. It took 33,480 gallons *;he nmate« "shivering in cold, damp, County of i ' C°unty Court of the
of mineral water to supply the out- > de«o|ate celis." -I homa a netiti™ , 8""° of oklft-
side demand, while cut flowers were 1 . ^'Is" Haniard says that she found administration to be i"* '7 '°ttera °'
valued at $3,783. Molasses shipped w H ft, 1. , s"Perintendent, upon the estate of a„. « l° h'mSe"
out amounted to 188,855 gallons and f. called the attention of the board ceased i!lt« „t th SJUV a Klma> de-
brought $75,482. Among the other ?' tru.ste(es t0,th« necessity of a heat-' set,. „f Texas ° V °f C°mal and
surplus products were pickles worth I "g atu1 tl,at the tr «tees have I And pummn,',
$43,407.68 and onions to the value of boLrd 0f affa^s '° ,he 8,atVy Saturday A r °'8*'d C°"n-
over $10,000. Potatoes headed the list i , irs' 1 '
of vegetables with almost 600 000 lbs ' rep y t0 the '®tter of Miss Barn-
■—-J - ard to the state board of affairs was
sent today. Col. Roy Hoffman, chair-
man of the board statcl that the
plans for the heating, power and light
plant for the asylum was received
from the board of trustees last Aug-
ust and after advertising for bids on
Its motion, received several, but none
were within the appropriation
The flrst architect used sixty days
In drawing plans and on additional
both cattle and hogs.' producing 4M11 board" o^nuhlic ZT, re.aulred the
head of cattle and 48,160 head of hog« I revise them An Tf 8 8 archUect to
The counties stnnitimr . . them. Another advertisement
hour of lo
valued at $359,495.10.
Of the surplus farmyard products
live poultry stood first with nearly
half the total amount, or $1,450,820.50.
In farmyard products Logan Countv
led with $373,598. Lincoln County
stood flrst on live poultry, 1,659,897
pounds with Logan County and Beck-
ham county following closely.
!" "ve_Btock Grady County leads In
11*10, at the
that i, i ln'k H ra" of 8ald day,
that being „ da}. of the rPKU|ar Janu_
Cou„ T' I' D" I910' of salJ County
for i T appointed as the time
tor hearing said application, when and
I ,r'n a'iy P°rsnn Interested may contest
■aid petition by nilng written opposition
thereto on the
grounds of incompetency
ritfM apr,ll'"am' may assert his own
th , ^ administration and pray
that letters be Issued to himself.
Witness J. c. strang. Judge 0f th.
County Court of the County of r,ngan.
and the seal of the Court affixed the 22d
__ day of December, A. D., 1909
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Golobie, John. Oklahoma State Register. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 23, 1909, newspaper, December 23, 1909; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc112681/m1/4/: accessed May 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.