The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 213, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 1, 1903 Page: 4 of 8
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THE OKLAHOMA STATE CAPITAL
BY THE STATE CAPITAL COMPANY.
F. H. GREER, liditor.
DAILY BY CARRIER IN CITY.
Cn« * *
Three months '
DAILY BY MAIL-Strlctly In Advance.
One y tn£f'0 aubVcV'ipUon will I p sent by mall In the city of Guthrie.
One year by mall *
Six months -
One year M,
THURSDAY MOBXIXn, .TAXI Ami 1
THE OKLAITOMA STATE CAPITAL,
such to their mothers and the friends
<>f their lifetime. It has demonstrated
that rapadty is a better index to abil-
ity than are years or a pull.
Aim) the people will be proud of the
promotion of the man who is able to
do the work and whole youth is a bet-
ter guaranty of valuable service than
an the years and political pull of man;
General Spaulding: has been a good
n-iHistant secretary of the treasury.
He ha« preu n *00 old to carry the b07
den. lie is to be sin reeded by a young
man who has ability and youth and
If the office of the assistant secre-
tary shall be better conducted by this
young man—and it will be—the gov-
ernment will be in better shape; and
the proposition that youth is a guar-
anty of excellence will be again estab-
THE PICTURE OF A GREAT WORK
IN THIS PROCLAMATION NUMBER
Thl« "proclamation number'' of the Htatf Capital 18 ilwply InteroatlnR
to tho man who likes lnislnc'iw and approves of progress
This exposition of t he progress of Guthrie anil the unparalleled per-
sonnel of Its prominent business men Is a most gratifying showing. It it
eloquent of tho condition of a good city at the close of a good year. U
shows the equipment with which It Is proposed to conquer the trade terri-
tory of this city this year.
Thin exposition of the prosperity and business institutions of the capital
city of Oklahoma la a reflection of the spirit of the Southwest In its story
of winning from the resources of this great country the success that la hrra
outlined and portrayed.
The "proclamation number'' of the State Capital I. a great advertise-
ment for the city of Guthrie and the territory of Oklahoma.
After vmation is over and achool
gets In running order again it may bo
expected that a good deal of work will
be undertaken by the pupils of the
graduating classes. There iire gowns
to Ik* made that will look llk* the pure
white page of the life work to begin
with commencement. And tho young
things who will make orations and say
valedictories are going to begin col-
lecting thoughts for the occasion rifht
THE NEW YEAR
AND ITS GREETING;
1 States. They are worth In the open
I metal market something like thirty-
1 ' eight or thirty-nine cents apiece—that
Birthdays remind us of the passing ^heir so-called "commercial value"
©f time in relation to ourselves. New ^ about (hal A ]aw ()f congress re-
(Year's day reminds us of the passing qUireg tlint tjie s(H-retary of the treas-
of time'in relation to our communities ury Bhau keCp B50..OOU.OOO silver dol-
and institutions. We may feel jus young jars at a j>ar|ty value with gold. But,
on the occasion of one birthday annl- j ^ ^ar jsamp congress has failed
versary as we did on the previous like (to prov|de for the redemption of these
flay. | dollars in gold, it has treated the
But It is on the day when the books gre^nback8 vastly better in that dl-
of the year are closed that we are im- rfl0tl0U
pelled to think about our progress and ^ morp than nn( P
relations with the rest of mankind and plea |(i(I ffflr ,t|0B com„e|ling the
■With the world.
The end of 1902 has closed a chap-
ter that has been to the most of tho
readers of the State Capital a pleas-
ant one. The year has been in the
main prosperous for you; and it has
not been marred by great calamities of
widespread character. It may he class-
ed as better than ihe average year.
This year of 1901 Is now a reality. It
Is young. It only began last night. Its
record la white and uninterllned. May
it be the best year you have ever seen,
and the worst one you have yet to see.
THE PUBLIC DEBTS
OF THE NATIONS
The annual debt* of the world are
estimated by 0. P. Austin, the chief
GREETING TO OUR *
MANY FRIENDS AND A
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL
The Largest Business in Our Guthrie
History—And We Are "80 ers"
• RENFRO DRUG CO.
This If* official, because it comes
from Rill White's Emporia Gazette:
"The steaks for the beef-steak dinner
of the Kansas Day club will weigh a
pound and will cost 50 cents apiece
raw. in Kansas City." "Query: Is
President Hill White going to allow
the cooks to spoil those fifty-cent
steaks by frying them down to a close
imitation of sole leather?)
This year Is known among railway
men as a year of delayed trains. This
was due to shortage of equipment.
Which shows that the country Is ex-
panding commercially more rapidly
than the power of the transportation
companies is growing. Have to send |
for gome railway engfies some of these
We take this occasion to thank our
many friends for the patronage they
have bo liberally given us during the
past year. The confidence they
have reposed in uehas been a great
source of gratification,and we shall
put forth our best efforts to hold
that confidence. Thanking you
again for your patronage, we are
THE EAGLE DRUG STORE
EDWARD NICHOLS, Prop.
Harrison Ave., GUTHRIE, O. T.
TToro we aro with the goods and at a \cry
low price. Wo can savo you money oil cj\ci \
thing in the Drug Lino. \\ o own our goods
for loss raonoy for wo pay cash and get all
discounts; pay no rent and no interest; so
you soo wo Van savo you money. trive us
your trade and we will convince you.
Mixed Paints for $1.25 a gallon
Linseed Oil at a low figure,
Wall Paper for 3c.
Soaps 10c a box, and everything m
the same proportion.
entitled "Vest on Bryan." ' «-rra of the I'nltnl State, court at
and It is a good guess that the latter
does not think it fits him. Vest is
rather short sometimes.
Cigar stores and saloon* and gamb-
ling houses will now expect a falling
off in business. The dull times will
soon be over, though.
The average Guthrie man who makes
New Years calls today will do more
society In a half day than he will all
the rest of the year.
A Colorado man had a suspicion that
he could not escape. It was about
shaky banks. He used a caak to keep
his money in and by economy and
< areful management soon had a barrel
of nion. y. But he spent It all and wen?
bfoke irving to make enough to fill
Now that the winter dresses are all
made the dear sweet women are look-
ing up the spring styles. This world
is a beautiful place.
Pat Sheedy can tell if a man has
money by talking to him. The man jary l.
who has money will now nvoi't talking
to Pat Sheedy.
Tho Knight* of Pythins lodge at Wil .
burton will eroct a three story brick build
ing In the spring
The Purcell noRlntor has been unable
to Jifcure out the position of the Muskogee
Phoenix on statehood.
C. R. Renfro
PRESCRIPTIONS A SPECIALTY.
206 W.OKLAHOMA AVE., • OPPOSITE P0ST0FFICE
A I. Trlplett ft Co . of Fitzhugh. I T..
have mad«> an. assignment. Liabilities
J5.000. about $:i.ooo.
rhe 115. ono
. of Chk ag.
irhool boml ls*ue of Wai
sold to the Ft. F. Full*
, at a premium of $500.
The appraisement of the town lots In
Pure ll will > completed this week and
forwarded to Washington for approval.
The Cherokee land office division of th«>
Pa wes commission has gone to Vinita
where they will open for business Janu-
exchangeability of our gold and silver
coin. He recently argued for it before
the Hankers' club In Chicago in an
especially interesting and earnest way.
He made it clear enough that, in the
event of the enactment of a law per-
mitting a demand for gold to be pre-
dicated on any form of t he ,*)vern
ment'i money, no more gold would be
needed than now for domestic com-
merce, no more for foreign commerce,
no more for speculation. And it Is just
as certain that no decand whatever for
gokl for hoarding will arise—as in
1893-1896—as soon as and whenever all
forms of money shall have been re-
moved. "No run on a bank ' said Sec-
retary Shaw by way of illustration,
was ever intensified by placing a pay-
ing teller at every wicket; but willlng-
A lieutenant in the array
Rico who was to jiave been given a
con.mission in the United States army
has gone and got married which is be-
lieved to disqualify him for the pro-
motion. The affair is another Illus-
tration of the heartlessness of the gov-
Notice a headline which says ' Nine
Violent I>eaths Sunday in New York."'
I Suppose they will Monday in the grave
of Porto | yard.
The Wilburton council has granted
electric tiltht franchise A waterworks
franchise will be acted upon at the next
ias been acting I li-
ne time, has bt.-n
It is rumored that
It has been suggested bv ft mean tol i |
thing that women should have extra
faces with which to kiss other women.
A dead live wire, the business en 1
of a mule, and a woman's private opin-
ion are all loaded propositions.
J. \V. Zevely. who
djan inspector tor so
called to Washington,
he will not return.
-and I want It damned
Vhenever every dollar is
I known to be no more highly prized
The other day it was announced in
Topeka newspaper that the "poli-
ticians had taken a back seat" for a
special occasion. The heading was a
small one. It should have been a big
one if the value of the item as news
ha J been accurately portrayed.
An Illinois woman has just died at
the age of 105 years. She was a good
Trains now run It to Fort fllbson ov< r
the Ozark and Che-okee Central. With
. iil.Ji'f wt.ulM' the ! -ad wil! >m-
pteted i" Mu-k • t>j January 16.
All the drug stores in Sallisaw were
raided last w, k by the Unite 1 Stai-s
officers. Nothing was discovered that
contained over two per cent alcohol.
I it ,c . heaper to send some hoys to
|college than to start them nl business.
Okarche Times: We were rather dis-
appointed in our census of Okarche, fitxl-
liHT th.' population practically the same
as two years ago. a little less than oU"
1 .awton Republican A la.g- number <•
farm wawtts have b --n on our sti •••'
■ today. The roads are now getting n
• . . . r *o I nuieh bett.r c. n.li'ion and travat 1 ha
Notice an interesting statistical ar- ! OKLAHOMA PARAGRAPHS Increased according^
DO YOU NEED IT?
We aro underwriters of from 15 txj
20 vetirs1 experience, and write
FIRE, TORNADO, PLATE GRASS
and STEAM BOILER INSUR-
ANCE in old, reliable companies.
HUMPHREY & HILL |
Real Estate •• Loans -■ Insurance k
6«ner l Aqcnt. (or "05 VV..t Oklahonw I
Lloyd's Plate Glass Insurance Guthrie, Oklahoma f
of New York Phone No. 370 ;
of the bureau of statist" s. In thetr^as i ^ pronlpt:y ,ii>h every obliRation.
ury department, at Si.000.000.000. The i howe er when ever or by whomsoever
interest And other annual < harffes on prRg(,nt^| j,many times restt.red
this enormous national indebtedaes., |conndenc*It would be simply the
amount* to $l^O0,0tXt.(K)(> per annum ()jij gtory of nervous depositor who
. hundred million dollar, a month, or the money. 1
as much in . .in.le decade as Jn «he ^ R [f you havpn, gol lt ,
money In the world, while the princi j
pal of the national debts is nearly three j do warn it .
times the ten*! *old. silver and paper ] Q"u *
„r« however hu" the manner In j "Cannot th. bualnes. men of Chi- |
which the apttrerate sum is distributed cap. and other cities, asks the Trl-
Tuon, .he dftterent nation, that I. of ■ . * of that town "come to the se -
r. peateet ,««IBc.o. e. .V study of reUry". assistant T Congress ought ,o
* national debt, of the different na- !«t on the mailer at this sesa on.
iona during th. lart century .hows But the business men could if they
that the English-speaking nations are would—but they don t. Congress
luoat oonaervatlv. in Increasing their outfit, but It won t, either It ha. been
1n time, of peace they per-1 discovered that bo.h the bankers and
.latently aim at reducing the amount, the rongres. are disposed to do only
"TZn races, on th eother hand, 'one thing at a lime In the way or mon-
reckleeslr in, re„e their debis , e.ary legislation. If the .alter provides
bv w^r, and .landing armies and pub- ; for an as.et bank currency at this sea-
11c works but by constant deficits in , s!on, It will be doing nun.- lhan well
their national budget*.
The Ijuin nations make no appar- | THE YOUNG MAN
ent attempt to reduce their indebted- j & HIGH PLACE
nets, but allow it to continually in- , ^ rotary of the Treasury Shaw has
crease unUl it has assumed alarming
proportions, they content themselves
with mer«lv meeting the annual in-
terest charges. Indeed. *orae of the
l^atin nations have made bond Issues
that w«r« announced as "perpetual.
tide on what Is "osts to he buried In
Cheyenne. The items are all excessive.
And the accomodations are not better
than elsewhere. Cheyenne can not
boom the graveyard busiuess on the
It is announced that Morgan will
again advance claims of the Nicaragua
route Some day the matter will all ;
he settled and the people will lay aside j
tho geography that ha.< become thumb- j
worn in the Central American gectlon. !
It is now announced that Marconi j
will bcRin ? ommercial long distance
WlKl— teiegraph buaines* soon. Got
to l>e careful th'-n or a fellow will In-
hale a bunch of stock quotations for
and start a Wall street panic.
Snsder has tw«*nty-flv« good wells.
Marlow Is proud of the free school ther*\
Enid has $13,000 raised for the shoe
The barber* «>f South McAi -*ter have
organised a union
Snyder now ha* new stock yards for
the use of tho shipper*.
Th' Enid Ragle is for Charlie Alexander
for president of. the council.
fn to date the Dawes commission has
Cordell NVwp: Owing t« the • xt. onv
scarcity of fu-1 gi-ntU-rm n t ailing to -i" 11,1
vnir.K with a la'':• frl -iui. a:.
quested to m. ke 'heir talis .-O' short or
t«rtng u sack ot coal with thorn.
to a local resident
ih - local resident a bad name. tb«- s:t
t r lit about ten feet out in th. str* t an I |
.tailed over a atack of hides enroute.
After Christmas Item in I.nwton TI. pub-
lican Yesterday w; s a day ti t ri.
any one who was subject to t,i. Mu. -
have t-m right. Many a poor fyliow - '
in his ro. m and thought longingly of the
girl he left behind
Kansas City editorial writer asks
Is Another Court Needed"" From
this distance it is believed it will be—
that is. assuming that the legislature
shall enact into laws all the 'Mr.ps that
will be presented for that purpose.
The fresh boy in order to b# appre-
ciated should be fresh In appearance
only. The grim old captain of Indus-
try t an get along with the least possi-
ble amount of advice even from the
boy who knows so mucb.
Wealth is the foundation of fame.
If Mary loiter had not been worth
millions she might not have been em-
press of India, and able to ride into
Delhi on a camH twelve feet in height
5 and caparisoned in gold.
appointed a young man aged 2J years
to be assistant secretary of the treas-
This youth succeedes the oldest man
in the department. General O. I-
.Spaulding, who voluntarily retires to
and there is no Intention of e\er re- | ^ eajtj,.r |x*liJon because the work
deemini them. At tbe present tim-
the enormous dsbt of
France stands In t he form of
petuai 3 per cent rentes
man and Slavic nations have also rap-
Idly Increased their debts and have
shown little progress in debt-reduction.
The prim ipal national debts of the
world today, stated in the order of
is too heavy for his declining years.
The appointment is made with the
consent of tho president, who left tho
matter to ihe judgment of the se, re-
Robert ?. Armstrong, the new assis-
tant secretary has been private secre-
tary since the latter assumed the du-
ties of ths offi
Guthrie man has decided that New
Years calls are a bore. He will never
lt It again. This is the resolution that
will last longest, and may be said to be
the only one not to ba broken this
John A. Pailey. tho Topeka veteran
of the civil war who secured a pension
and then refused to draw it. is refer-
red by the Atchison Champion as the
•eighth wonder of the world."
The man who remembers to make
his date read "1903 today %ill be
either very accurate and mentally well
trained or elie he will be very much at
leisure in his work.
Is a nice thing to the
their m.Rnltude. ar. as follows; Fran, o | ^ o( CWclM[0 aiHl N>„ York anil ha„
— the alr*e«t— U.IOO.OOO.OOO: Ruwla.
$S.167.000,W0; Ital). I2.M", itCO.OOO;
Germany. *n<l th. German statm.
&h3.000.000: Spain. 11.728.000,000: Aus-
tralia. l.lo4.000,000; India. $1,031 -
OltO.OOO; rnll.d Htates. $9«9,0t>0,010
and all other count rip., .'.75,000
A love letter
He l a newspaper I parson r««l lng !• It roaae. to he
1 innocuous when it haf lain In a trunk
( for a few year;, and the r. cues have
damonstrated a high degree of fitne«a j changed, however.
ft«r the office to which he lias been ftp- j
Notice Hat Germany Is fn the way
THE GOLD COIN
AND SAFE MONEY
There are now In ealstence about
B50.000.n0ft "Junks" of silver that have
been coined Into discs and lumped
♦uno dollar" at the mints of the 1'nited
There will be those who will assert
th«f the promotion of a bojr to the bus-
iest and most Important desk in the
treasury department is foolish. Theee
will be the place hunte.-s whose fitness
for office is found In their supposed
valuable service® to their party.
But the world of commerce has
Hhown to the government of the United
States some things about the capacity
of the ratification of the Cuban re.
Iproclty treaty. Have to call ift Doc
Monroe if this thing keeps tip much
The Humberts are back in that dear
Faris The people of that city are not
so much alarmed, however, as the
Humberts are in prison this time.
A Denver ladv evangelist Is lar.n
ins "Heavenly Dynamite" In Boston
by tongue and pen. It Is announced
lor bueineea ul ths bvjj, wfa. are titil-that she is creating aa uoroar.
Taloga Times: jsri- iifT Br
Saturday night. John t "k n uri-">n. r .
I .a using about t<-n (lava ap > ar.tl -In^ ■■ --
been wandering around over Kan sum «nn
Missouri No one. not even himself
to know Just where
Shawnee Is thinking H >eut drilling new
lis for water f -r the city supply.
loded at the Shawnee
Nobody was ln-
\ -team boiler
laundry the other i?
Shawnee Herald The Snnn
the south If laid to the South ( ana
Inn Tho deep cut at Tecumseh and ti
bridging of it"' two Canadians will <1
lrnrklnylng to such an extent that th
feel gong from th
probably by March 1
Sh.iTrnee man ha.- an Indian 'lepra
latlon claim in the court of claims for
Ill get her
were tan divorces granted at the
lirs. Walker Jo m, ot wecyras. Oslo la prominent in soetetT elreiea of that
cUt. Instead otatarrlac bsraall by "dieting," abe eati anrthing abe cravca.
and QMS Dr. Caldwell's (Least!**) ByAp Peps n. Resd her letter
for ma. T «m tronM*4 wlUl
a I*- l
Miitrffl m4Mm ui<o
r mb r«M«. rtsS
d*7 1 can* law Buk lis
Dr. Caldwell's (Laxative)
•win tmi •>« «tirslf all
SOBMI la Ik* I tbmk winif «oCaflsa
Dr. OttMWsll'a STrap Pcpaia >
Can eat almost anything
anrinina wttbnnt hnrUng mr
BU ran ha enrad i>r n«iQg
MRS WALSFB ,'ONFS.
la a eva for itoatcb traablM sm as a laaallTa, Dr. Oa 14wall ■ Brrap
Lu tiaulM tall Me. asd ftl-UOalua, s* arte* for fras aaaipU to
PKraiN STH.UF CO., Mention*, III
CHAS. POND, HATTIE M. DQND. CHAS. S. ROE,
Pres Sec'y. Treat.
uirie Laundn Co.
IJP-TOWN OFFICE AT PAUL
NEWMAN'S NEAR THE P. O.
AGENTS WANTED IN EVERY TOWN
Our workmen's r«ptatations
for first-class service extend
all over the Southwest, aud
we pay especial attention to
visitors to the Capital City.
and Bath Rooms
J AMKS HILL. I'ROPKIblOK
N. F. CHEADUE
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER
IN ALL GRADES OF COAL.
Wclr City, McAlester, Canon City and Arkansas
Anthracite in Stock.
Terms Strictly Cash.
Office nncl Yards:
42! OKLAHOMA AVENUE.
W. M. BRONSON, <
..Farm Loans. Insurance, Abstracts .
Only complete abstracts of title in Logan County.
You pay interest and principal at our office.
Oldest and largest iruurance agency in Olslahomt.
t Ii8 We8t Okla. Av .
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