The Oklahoma Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 19, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 5, 1907 Page: 4 of 6
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THE LEADER, GUTHRIE, OK LA. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1907.
/ W Wp A "T\ I at ,1l!4t be *oniewhat ln«uikiuouji and
/) m j-r\ MJmLj Jx incoTiKihtc nt. yet the whole «iioi
I will .likely reach a satisfactory and
BY LESLIE G. NIBLACK.
lfr.tablishcd I8'-'' Publi lied every
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rlson avenue and entered in the Post-
office at Ctaibrie. Oklahoma, as second
class mail matter.
Subscription: 50 cents the year, In-
variably In advance.
THttHSDAY. SEPTEMBER fi, Wt.
The Republican promises of stnt*
hood are looking backward eighteen
The sooner public service corpora-
tions learn the difference between
business and polities the better.
The people pass on the merits or
demerits or the ronstituilon With
these Piesldmu Roosevelt has noth-
, ing at all lo do.
Taft is a liar when he aald he did
jiot speak for the President at Okla-
homa City, so says F H. G. in State
Capital. Go after him.
How .Toe Cannon lov< Oklahoma
statehood was shown when be blocked
it and Hilled th«* bill two years ago.
Change of heart? Well, show the
The sooner railroad magnates turn
their attention to the business of run-
ninif railroads and get out (if politic*
the sooner will public antipathy be
Taft declared the Presidents duty
In connection with the Oklahoma eon*
Rtitntion to be a "judicial function."
Will he then play peanut politic, as
charged by the State Capital? Not. ho.
ROOSEVELT TO SHUT HIS EYES.
Now how many kinds of a fool
would the State Capital make of
President Roosevelt? An officer In
alt her the civil or military service
would not dare to charge htm with
being such a mollycoddle. One of the
last, expiring groans of the pie-counter
paper at the foot or the avenue asks
that Republican* be elected so they
can go down and "ask the President
to slut bis eyes and approve the eon
Well, now, that is the limit. It is
madness with no method in It. It
would be highly interesting to see
what would happen instantly after
such a speech as that in the presence
of the strenuous President.
Until Present Roosevelt • has
shown himself to be the 'peanut"
politician he is supposed to be by the
State Capital, we much prefer M \
Tuft's estimate of him and his duty
In regard to the Oklahoma constitu-
Mr. Taft In his speech at Oklahoma
"Now 1 am hiking about something
of which l know. 1 have sect the
letter that the attorney general wrot"
on that subject, and what he said was
that the President could not express
himpelf in advance in exercising a
judicial fun: Hon as to whether the
constitution squv.red with the consti-
tution of the 1 nited States and the
enabling act'inMl it was properly
submitted to him after the vote of
Mr. Taft clearly recognizes the duty
of the President as a "judicial tune
tion" and to accuse the President of
narrow partisanship in connection
with its discharge is something that
is reserved for the small Republican
politicians of Oklahoma.
THE CENSUS AND THE CAMPAIGN
Of course, if the census return* yet
in before September 17th., every Re-
publican campaign pellblnder an 1
the majority or It publican newspa-
per* will jump onto the late constitu-
tional convention in a perfect fury.
All tho toco uistoncles between the
estimates upon which the delegates!
were compelled to act, in the entire!
absence of more reliable data and tin
figures of the census, will be pointed
out with great gusto. Double, s
delegates will be charged, a s they
have been for ten months, with hn\
Ing knowingly perpetrated an "ouM
rageous gerrymander" on the people
of the territory from partisan and un
Let him who had his figures on
straight ' iis: the first stone
The injustice, however, of char' i
the convention with the responsibility
of acting upon figures not available
at the time when they were compelled
to act. Is becoming so generally recog-
nized that campaign talks, based on
the census, will have little effect, on
the people. They will recall the
common and accepted population of
many towns prior to the census and
then look at the cen> > figures. They
will then be prepared to *be liberal
with the constitutional cony nt ion.
Th ' census will be a good thing. It
may pinch a little in spots and may,
and doubtless will, make some show-
ings short of the fact . owing to the
dull vacation season when it was
taken, but it will do credit to Oklaho-
ma and the facts will show wonderful
advancement. This is a land of
growth and progress.
While President Roosevelt ordered
the census in response to a desire to
ascertain the facts, and at the insti-
gation of partisan state-breakers yet
he is not the man who will charge tho
convention with knowledge whi: h it*
members did not possess.
As a political move tho census may,
therefore, be said to have fallen dead.
tolerably uniform solution by this I
method. Or ad ally the -tic es«ful
methods will he chose i and come into
general use In the state*, while the
mistaken will be discovered and ellm'- J
nated. There 1m great hope for thete j
forward movements of the states j
along the linen of the great transpor
tat Ion problems.
All lawyers are aware how that the!
great body of American law has
grown :p ORit of the decisions of the
various state and Federal courts.
There have been inconsistencies and
decision* of slate courts out of line,
but there is soon discovered to b«
what lawyers call "th«* weight of au-
thority" on the one side or the other,
and in course of time that side of the
Question comes to be re ognlxed as
the law. A visit to any court, nooui
discloses this situation.
This s une prices. applied in the
special field of transportation prob-
lems by state railroad commissions
promises to build up a body of laws
and regulations based on experience.
In ibis manner have a'l the best s>
terns of laws grown up, and In this
wav only Is permauent progress pos-
It becomes, therefore, a matter of
great Interest to note what the varl-
state railway commission* are
The people of Oklahoma ma\ con-
gratulate themselves upon the fact
that their constitution establishes the
most, advanced and proficient corpora
tion commission of any state in the
Cnlon. The Oklahoma commission
will bo in tho limelight and should
therefore have men who are in sym-
pathy with th« constitution, elected to
put. the corporation laws and the cor-
poration commission in working order.
THE EXPERIENCE OF MANY WOMEN
Demonstrate Beyond All Cavil That Pe-ru-na Is a
Safe and Useful household Remedy.
SAIL: WHY DELAY?
Democratic party is tihe party
of progress hi Oklahoma. It is the
party thai does things, as opposed lo
those who simply behold other men s
works and s,,f' them only to find fault.
It was the good fortune of the Demo-
cratic party that the people of ibis
great new state chose it to formulate
M" fundamental law of tint new state.
This was the people's business. They
had th© tight to choose whichever
party they desired and exer. ised that
right as American citizens. Was It
not right and in accordance with the
boslc principle of free government
that that party of the people's oholco
assume and discharge the trust re
posed in it bv the people?
Does it mccord with the principle
of free-government for the minoritv,
not only to endeavor to discredit tihe
work of the majority, but to oppose
and obstruct the people of Oklahoma
In their attempt to secure self-govern-
ment ruder the const it hj ion ?
'••The Republican party of Oklahoma
by its present position displays more
Jealo. ay than grace.
There Is no reason to believe that a
Republican convention could have pre-
pared n better constitution than the
one now submitted. It might suit
ecrtsiin Interests better, but would it
s it the whole people better? There
is absolutely no reason to think so.
The Santa Fe attorney's constitution,
which was < ndorsed by bhe late
apostle- of Republicanism, did not
Then Is. moreover, no reason to be-
lieve that a new enabling act would
result. In a better constitution. There
Is 10 rotison to believe that the Repub-
lican commission could so gerry-
mander the new state as to got a Re-
p lill an ( institutional convention.
Certai i it is that they did all they
knew last fall and failed. They would
do so again. Then why should even
the Republican voter seek to delay
Indefinitely hot1! statehood and self-
government by voting against the con
The constitution merely gives the
majority of the people of the new
state the right to rule themselves. In-
stead of having to go on the carpet
before congress or tihe President
every time they want anything done,
it is queer sophistry that leads a man
or a state to distrust its own abilit
to rule Itself
The Democratic party has ably dii,
charged the obligations imposed upon
ii by the people by prop: ring and pr<
seiling the present constitution. Tihis
instrument stand# near the people of
the new state, too near to suit sonu
people a id certain interests, and that
is the 11o b|e.
Why not mal - the majority for the
constitution almost unanimous? It
would not do to make it unanimou
TIONS A GROWTH.
Tho reorganized and enlarged rail-
road commission of Georgia held its
Jirst session a few days ago. Tho
people of that state -are looking for-
ward with gr< at interest to its pro-
ceedings. Indeed, the people of all
the states are interested in the pro-
ceedings of those commissions in
other state#, very nearly as much as
Jn their own, for tho reason that they
hope to profit by their experience.
WJhUe tho slops taken by (fee vari-
ous state railroad coin in 1st ion# may
voted for It.
some of its opponents
it would east suspicion
((Afts Koxa Tyler
?A\5S Emily Koch.
MURRAY AT PONCA CITY
Ponca City, Sept. J>—The Hon. W.
Murray spoke to « large and en-
th isiastic crowd here on the night
or Aug. 30. Mr. McOuire also spoke
lit re. It had been previously arrang-
d by the local committees that Mr.
Murray and Mr. McGwire should speak
from the same platform but the Re-
p Oilcans took fright and would not
•stand hitched. They stampeded tak-
ing tho Hand and Drum Corps which
had been hired jointly. They also
Insisted on holding the seats which
Democrats had put up In the first
place. To nil of which the Demo-
rats quietly const nted knowing that
they would have the crowd any way.
Mr. McOuire and sc. i.l of the local
Republican ca ididates spoke to the
few men ami women who had stopped
to hear what tie Itep blicans had to
say before going on to the Murray
•ting. The speakers, however,
seon tired of speaking to empty seats
ie crowd kept diminishing until
few women were left. Mr. Murray
spoke lo fully 1500 people most of
whom were voters who listened very
attentively and cheered to the echo.
It is very plain, if the size of the
two crowds hot'- is an indication, that,
the constitution will carry by at least
7' .' no votes and the whole Democra-
tic ti ket will be elected by almost
as large a majority, including \V. L.
E.gletou, candidate for congress
from this district. It is safe to say
that Mr. Eagle ton will win over li.
£ McGuire by a splendid majority in
this county, where Bird has always
thought he owned a majority of the
Mrs Delia C. Cameron, lleaidsburg
Oal., member Daughters of America,
14Having tried many remedies for
chronic catarrh of the bronchial tul«
and not receiving any benefit, I began
to think there was no help for me until
I began tfi use Peruna.
"In asbort time the bronchial tubes
began to clear, I did not liav that 'frog
In my throat*continually, my voice wa3
not nearly so husky, and the wheezing
"I was soon able to believe that I was
entirely free from catarrh, and an this
was several months ago, I do not believe
that it will return."
The above group of women could be
multiplied by ten thousand without
reaching the number that have been
helped by taking Peruna.
Catarrh of the Stomach.
MissKmily Koch, Pit Michigan Ave.,
Sheboygan, Wis., writes:,
"I can heartily recommend Peruna
for catarrh of the stomach., 1 bad tried
many things which did mo no good and
as a last resort. I got a bottle of Peruna.
"I only regret that I did not try it be-
fore J forced so much bad stuff into my
stoma:'h. It has entirely cured me and
as a preventative 1 ul<vays keep a bottle
in the house.
"I gladly recommend it to all who are
afflicted as I was."
a Wasting Disease.
Mrs. Roxa Tyler, thJlO Madison Avenue, Chicago, 111., Vice President of
t tlielllinoi- w oman's Alliance, write-*:
i "During the past v o i gradually lost flesh and strength until I was
( unable t«. perform my work properly, i tried different rei .c-J. out finally
a Peruna Was suggested t« me
\ 44It gave nu new life and restored my strength. I cannot speak too
5 highly of it
Mrs. Win, ITohmann, f>< 9 N. Paulina
St., Chicago, ! 11., writes,:
"I suffered with catarrh of the
bronchial tubes and had a terrible
cough ever since a child. When a child
it was supposed to be whooping cough
or the croup,'mt ay I got older it got
"After a while it got so bad I had to
cough both winter and summer. Fi-
nally I burst a bloodvessel in my throat
from the of coughing, next a
blood i in my stomach, so I kept
getting worse and doctoring, and even
j then could get no relief.
! 4il went to a dispensary for treatment,
j but it all done me no good. At night I
j*could never lie on my back. I would sit
i up until two or three o'clock in tbe
j morning before I could close my eyes,
j Then of course, I thought, and every-
body else that I bad consumption.
i "Reading the papers about Peruna f
1 decided to try it without the least, hope
i bat It would do me any good. Rut uft -r
taking three bottles I noticed a change,
i My appetite got better, ho 1 kept on,
| never got discouraged.
4,Now'I can lie on my back and, sleep
all night, and von may well think how
, thankful i am for Peruna."
port, five mills may be levied for
school building purposes, wliioh places
tlui total at 22 mills which, computed
on a full e sh val «•, ought to meet
tho approbation of the most enthusi-
astic scihool men, and it does.
Yet Taft says five mills is the limit
and e includes the whole of his sage
advi e regarding tho Oklahoma con-
stitution with a sweeping "I don't
think" as follows:
I don't think it . Is possible to
amend it in snch 1 way as to correct
Its defects; it teeds complete revision
1 wouldn't do it. becait
confident that, there v > Id be a new
by Democratic officers should they the MYSTERY ABOl'T
chosen to p■ • vh>i ti "-1 dut.ie- } CASF
T'io.- c who wish good rofids and toi
th: t end desire good straight business
legislation Should see to it that legis-
lators. who stand on this plank, are
sent to the legislature.
■COLONEL HALFORD RETIRED.
Washington. I). C., Sept 4.—Colonel
Elijah \V. Halford, deputy paymaster
general of the United Slates army and
forn\etly private secretary to Presi-
dent Benjamin Harrison, was placed
on the retired list today, having
reached the age limit for active ser-
Colonel Halford has served in the
army since January 10, 189::. his ap-
pointment to the pay corps having
h. en one of the last official acts of
president Harrison. Colonel Halford
is a native of England, and while a
child came to the United States and
locate^ sit Indianapolis, where lie was
employed as a printer and newspaper
writer. In 1S8! lie was appointed
private secretary to Resident Harri-
son. In 1S8S he was a delegate to
the Republican national convention,
and s( i ved on tho committee which
drafted the platform upon which
Harrison was elected. In 189:: he was
disbursing officer of the Hehrlng Sea
Arbitration commission which met in
Paris. i|< has recently been station-
ed in the Department of California.
(Coutin ed from page one)
A Humane Appeal.
A hi'.niane citizen of .Richmond. hoi-
Mr. I'. D. Williams, 1' 7 West Main
St.. says: "I appeal to 11 person:
with weak lutie to take Dr. King's
1 sihouid helN>NV Discovery, the only remedy thai
1' helped me a id fully comes up to
t" If '.voir rej'c ted"l Ill's con'-i""' I™!"'!"1"' " ..commendations." It
the convening of tlie present grand
jury, the facts and cire instances in
connection with the matter under in
ve: ligation here have submitted tn
the department (of just ice i and I had
expected to bo able to report to the
court today its views and findings.
Very re ently, however, a situation
has arisen which in my judgment
Ulan Mil ntiior throat! ma!:™ !i hlghl.. desirable that 1 have
atltutlo.., .hat thero Probably ^ togrt>!,er. Used | time to s,,i,.„it to the department
as a cough : nd cold cure the world
over. Cures asthmii, bronchi'is, croup,
Whooping couuh. quinsy, hoars"nes*.
and phthisic, Mops hemorrhages of
tho lungs and builds them up. (Jirar-
iio an organization of the unorgaul
territory of Indian Territory until you
could get. ready for joint, statehood
and tliHt then you would pass in with
a constitution made up bv persons
who are not so patriotic and not so
full of tho desire to exactly ascertain
the will of the people."
Note the nice little carpet bag bait j
for Indian Territory. Shades of j
Socrates, such learning a id such I
Hut don't 1" too hard "n • 1 • for
perhaps he had not read the consti-
Trial bo.tie free
CUII l PQRTKK
(Continued irotn pace one)
lioved his tst
ADVICE WITHOUT KNOWLEDGE.
Commentate! Taft is a wonderfully
accurate reader of the constitution.
He will strike a fair average with the
ordinary roaster of the ptople's chart
of s i:-government Here is the way
he delivered nis ignorance of what the
constitution contains in this recent
speech at Oklahoma City:
"Third: They exhibited partisan-
ship in tho allotment of tho judi 1:1
districts; and what is more important
than any otihei*. th . have reduced the
Iiix lo\y: thev pr your school rate
down to five mills, although today in
Oklahoma you have to spend 2'^ mills
to run your schools—and in Indian
Territo y. where they ilu ve not the
system of schools that, you have and
where much of the land is exempt
from taxation, five mills will not pro-
vide two months a year for the educa-
tion of tihese people over there, who
need It badly."
\ , <',er p< i>on in Oklahoma
knows, or ought to know by this time,
the above statement regarding the
school tax limit grows either out of
Ipnor. nce on tho part of this Import-
ed instructor or willful misrepresen-
As every school boy in t he new
state knows, Section 0 of Article I '
of the constitution provides for a 1" -
mill levy for common schools in cash
district and permits an additional levy
of two mills by the county, making 17
mills in all for the support of common
In addition to the 17 mills for sup-
Roosevelt b uted into the V v Yor:<
gubernatorial campaign.two years age
by sending Sec.etary Hoot to the stat*1
with the administrations' message tn
the voters. Secretary Taft has been),
in Oklahoma with the s«me message1,
tjeep'tary Garfield was here a fe
days ago under tihe pretense of mak j ,,f St Loui
ing an investigation of Indian condi-; lotv Tl-
Porter, Mrs M.i
Miss Leonore l'
daughter of CI
it-, was a da
ho said that he lie
would be worth $l(it>,-
s ttlements. This es-
is tlivee children. Wit^
rv P. Franswt rth and
\ 's a nei liew of ex-
ok the H
; inard a
rve to at-
tlons. Instead, h
ca nominee for
special 1iKin fu.i
roads and toured
His rtteiances wf
1> political He 1
tack pro\ i.-ions <
Thus tho u ti<
ihas presented the speqtacle oi
t wo of its i abinet members
state in an effort to nvay the vote's.
Oklahomans know better. They
have a mind of their own. They know
that a candid to for governor not in
a cord with the constitution means
it trogii ssion rather t'ian progress.
They know that the constitution
spells statehood, and they further
know that no Republican nominee is
out advocating acceptance of that
eonstlt tion—the only route to. state-
ihood.— Shawnee Herald.
is at tin
His mo h
hter of ."lit
a full blood
I second eli!
ek In i
>1' the |
tain facts and circumstances in addi
tion to those already submitted.
"For these reasons I ask a contin-
uance for several wt eks."
Mr. Sims was noncommittal and
vague in his statements when he htu-
ried to his office, bat he gave prac-
tical verification to that surmise that
he does not wish to "lie down" on
the Alto i rebating charges.
I did not wish to say too much to
the court,'' said Mr. Sims, "and 1 did
not wish to say anything to others, i
ii ve been in correspondence with the
Departnie.it of Justice and I have now
n letter from Attorney (leneral Bona-
pari on which I expected to^base a
motion b' fotv the court.
"The sifriimon, howet'ei", has
changed. 1 wish to take no action,
o .e way or tlie other, until I have
presented a new angle to tho Depart-
ment. of Justice."
K\ lud' lohn Barton Payne, coun-
sel for the Alton, refused to make any
comment on the situation at all.
Tee 'new situation" that has arisen
is said to he the discovery that the
Alton, after a ! 11 confession of re-
hating in the Standard Oil case, has
ieeiitinuod its old pra tices and that
i Sims is in pas ssion of evidence to
t hot eli'-act.
self, lie was on of the
read men of Indian Territ
a thinker end phi'isopher.
lire of the
r\ and was
General Robert E. Lee.
was the greatest general the world
ha ev< !* known Ballard' Snow
Liniment ie the greatest Liniment,
QUi.cklv cures al! pains. It is withid
tho reach oi T. II. Pointer,
Hempst id. Texas, writes: "This
is to certllv the Ballard's now
mberlair s Cough Remedy O-e of
the Best on the Market.
lor n.:ih> y-ars Chamherlahi's
Co gh Remedy has constantly gained
in favoi and-popularity until it is now
one of the nio-'i staple medicines in
se and has an enormous sale. It is
intended especially for acute throat
and 1" >.g disease, such as coughs,
'•..Ids and croup, and can always bo
dcpeinb 1 upon. Ii is pleasant and
safe to take and is undoubtedly the
lie.,: n the market for the purposes
!or which it is intended. Sold by C.
li. ^enfr ,.
GOOD ROADS A
Those, who : re inclined notwiu'i- i,■ i « h lee
standing the law and treaties to the hold for j.
contrary to insist that Oklahoma will to 1.
be (impelled to pay far roads in In- m. :Ic
dlan Territory, will do well to consider Scdd !
the following plank in the Democratic —
pint form: I oh' who did that swell job of
We pledge the pass igo • f i road nlnmblng for you? Why The Guthrie
law that will enable t.he people in each piure.hing and H< atlng Co They have
county lo provide themselves a good always done the best work for me!
system of roads." > -— —4?
This plank Is exactly in accord with1 Tf yon are looking for flrpt-class
the provisions of the con iintion and goods at the lowest price, try Smith's h' .ut. ^ Those are beauties at Llllle
will be efficiently carried Into effect,'Grocery. Phone 536* , Drug Store.
Living yet. Prepare to die. Not
pleasant, but nice to think yotJ'r re
ti in in housi ' mem bored. Tombstones at Dawson's
I it has been found
i Juinient i e- Kb. t- ?0 Per cent discount on all oxfords
i i . v^r wi tit ii and broken tines of men's, women's
vnfro. nrj children's high shpes at Rcbin-
The best school shoes from $1.00 to
$2.T>0. at Robinson's.
The time Is ripe for Hammocks.
Try a new one for .tour wife or sweet-
Don't use harsh physics. The re-
action weakens the bowels, leads to
chronic consumption. (Jet Doan'r Reg-
ulets. They operate easily, tone the
stomach, cure ccnstipatiou.
ROYAL GARDEN TEAf^ ARE SU.
PERIOR IN QUALITY. FOR SALE
AT THE EANK GROCERY.
Nice line Meerschaum and Briad
Pipes, just in. at Olsmltn's.
TO CURTAIL LUMBER OUTPUT.
(By Associated Press.)
Wilmington. N C., Sept. 4.—Follow-
ing several preliminary conferences
tiie members of the North Carolina
Pine association met here jtoday to
take final a1 tion on the question of a
curtailment of the lumber output In
un effort to Improve the present ma ••
ket conditions. The association con-
trols all the leading lumber mills i.i
North and South Carolina. Virginia
and eastern Maryland.
Occasional headache, belching, bad
tasie in the mouth, lack of appetite
and slight nervousness are symptoms
of Indigestion which, when .allowed to
go uncared for. will develop into a
case of dyspepsia that will take a
long time to ge' rid of. Don't neglect
your stomach vt tV first indica-
tion of trouble take something that
will help it along in its work of di-
gesting lie food you eat. Kodol For
Indigestion and Dyspepsia will do
this. Kodol*will make your food do
you good and will enable you to enjoy
what vou eat. Sold by C. It. Ren.fro.
Hirschi & Knebel have gasoline
ovens, at 75c and $1.25 Just, the
thing for hot weather.
WISCONSIN FUNERAL DIRECTORS
Milwaukee, Wis., Sept. 4.—The
members of the Wisconsin Funeral
Directors' association, between 3t •
and 40(> in number, assembled in Mil-
waukee today and began their twenty
sixth annual convention. Discussion
of -dncss topics will lo-ep the asso-
ciation busy for the next three days.
WHY BUY AN OLD OUT OF
STYLE SUIT WHEN YOU CAN
BUY NICE NrW ONES HERE FOR
$9.99. NOTHING LIKE THEM IN
MASON FRUIT JARS, i , GAL. 70c
PER DOZ.: 1 QT. 60c PER^DOZ. THE
Bound constitutions, (historic), con-
tains election ordinance and county
and county seats. Leader Office.
Price 25 ctnts.-
ENGLAND STEALS A MARCH.
Aldershot. England, Aug. 31.—It is
learned for uhe first time that for the
pjst two years the construction of a
military airship of the type of La
Patrie. the Fre;ieh military balloon,
has been in progress hero, and it is
probable that within a few weeks the
first, of a Brltis>'n aerial fleet will be
Going to paint. Bain is over. Sum-
mer is here The Lincoln paints
stand t.ke tests. Arkausas Lumber
You will do better work for
a c.;p of fragrant delicious
ARIOSA Coffee — and you
will rest better afterwards.
Cuts your coffee bills about
S'jld in one pound packages
only, sealed for your protection.
Loose coffee isn't the same-—
it may be dusty, dirty and bad
for your stomach and nerves.
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V PRESS COMMENTS. G
The peopla are going to vote for
the constitution and at Uy same time
give a side swipe at. those who op-
po o it hut are running for office.—
Don't lie deceived by any subter-
f : a man who uses the following,
as tird McOuire did ih a recent
je .'ch. is against statehood no mat-
- r how he may wish to deny it. In
hi~ speech he uaid. "I am opposed to
this eonslitution and every minut*
id ever> li• > • r and every day of my
ii ! 1 that 1 can spare will bo devoted
to in effort to compass Its defeat."—
In the Republican paper of Pawnee,
August 1st.Hird McGuire said over
his own ^nature, "that the constitu-
tion was more harmful to the people
of Oklahoma than iill the combined
c )i poration8 of tho country." What
do you think of that?—The Advance
There must bo something terribly
0 of tune i:i the Republican party.
Regularh once a week they sound a
"Key Note" speech.—Chandler Tri-
The same vote that defeats tho con-
-iitution and statehood, will amend
the constitution if it needs it. Read
the constitution and you will fail to
find the "scare crows" tho pie counter
press is telling yon about.—Cashion
o. >• sincerely hope Governor Frantz
will not spring that political chestnut
about not having seen or read tihe
constitution. It can soar-ely be re-
garded as a good joke for a statesman
to cont ss ignorance on th one great
1 ; ■ before the people of Oklahoma.
At least 200,000 copies of the consti-
tution are in circulation over the
Now will they 'and on the Tulsa
platform or on the Taft speech?—
If Taft could only have been induc-
ed to make a few more speeches, tho
fight for Democracy would have been ^
The Republicans of Oklahoma have
"got the habit" so bad that they had
to import a carpet bag; press agent to
get out their campaign book.—Chero-
kee State Journal.
Willi, m Jennings Bryan will make a
number of speeches In Oklahoma and
Indian Territory before the election.
He will answer Secretary Taft. It
will he comical to see the Democrats
coming over the Texas and Arkansaw
lines to vote for Ha >« 11 and the con-
stitution. They are bound to make
tho coming election a Democrqjtic
land slide.—Stillwater Gazette.
As a eitlr.en of Ohio Mr. Taft would
not vote for tihe constitution, but as a
political orphan of this territory ho
would no doubt view tho matter from
a different angle.'—Muskogee Phoenix.
The St. Louis Globe-Democrat says:
Oklahoma's new constitution con-
tain upward of SO.OOA words. Sus-
pi< ion nat urally points to Colonel
Bryan." Oklahoma's new constitution
also shows a determination to bring
the go\eminent closer to tihe people
and to destroy the political influence
of the ic e; .,1 interest* that prey upon
;li • people. Suspicion does not, how*
ever, point to the St. Louis Globe*
The Republican campaign managers
have Known argument aside and have
started into a campaign of personal-
ities. Norman Democratic Topic.
Indlnn Territory men have been*
uo\i ned so long from Washington
'hat they can' get out of tho habit.
Mi. Taft told them what to do with
the constitution and l-h«y will do it;
range how habit fastens on the Re-
P hlican party. Bartlesville News.
After a heavy meal, take a couple
of Do ail's Kegnlets, and give your
stomach, liver and bowels the help
they will need. Uegulets bring easy,
regular passages of I he bowels.
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