The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 245, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 9, 1904 Page: 4 of 8
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TTTF. OKLAHOMA STATE CAPITAL, TFKHDAY MORNINfl, lTBRTWTiY ft. 1004.
TIic Oklahoma State Capital
By The Stats Capital Company.
FRANK H. GREER, EDITOR.
Daily by Carrier In City.
wne week I0.1S
One mOntfc .60
One year 6.00
Dally by Mall—Strictly In Advance.
One month .40
Three montha 1 00
Six montha 2 00
One year ...... 4.00
No subscription will be sent by mall In
the city of Guthrie.
One year by mail 1100
Sometimes one is almost convinced
that the horrors of war are confined
the preliminary talk.
There Ih nothing in it for the book-
maker* If the government does decide
to breed horses for the use of the army.
The intelligence that Japan la buy-
ing mules In Texas will cause Missouri
to extend sympathy to the RusIaii
When ihe charges fail to do the
work the fellow who made them is
not one-half so important as wlitu
they succeed in knocking a man out.
China has come to realise with re-
gret that the day wheu a general could
go to war with a package of fire-
crackers and a bottle of assat'oetlda
lias gone forever.
If. by any mischance, the restrictions
over in the Oreek country should be
removed it would result In a boom that
would be second to nothing of the
kind that has ever happened.
When Guthrie gets that «an plant
to operating It will he well to bear in
mind that the easiest way to locate
a leak will be by lighting n match In
tbe cellar where the kss Is escaping.
The explanation made by an English
poet that there is a growing distaste
for good poetry sheds light upon why
bo rainy poets never write auy of that
In discussing the quetion whether
civilization shortens life It Is ^vell to
bear in mind the mental anguish that
attaches to being caught with one's
hand out. I'nciviltaed people call it
An Oklahoma man has announced
that he Is so robust that he can eat
health foods without seriously Impair
ing his health. It is believed that
he seeks compensation for writing a
The single statehood delegation from
Oklahoma Cfty stayed In Washington
Just long enough to say a few words
of cheer to the president. They did
not bring single statehood back with
In connection with suggestions made
by young Mr. Rockefeller that man
cannot fool his conscience, it has been
definitely announced that some men
have consciences of so little value that
they are not worth fooling.
A Denver newspaper did not print
this this way because the typesetting
machine was acting badly: At la)t ad-
vice! Hearft $ prefidential boom wat
yet Slowly Hiding along toward the
brink of the chafm of innocuouf del-
The arrest of men in Oklahoma City
for snoring lin church stigests the
thought that with a lack of earthly
Are escapes in our churches this matter
of bring arrested for snoring makes
about the limit of risk that can be
tarried by church-goers.
In the rerent spectacle of political
revolutions has been seen the almost
universal result of measures and prin-
ciples succeeding while men failed. It
is homely doctrine that measures ar.
superior to men, but it somehow seems
to be true just as it used to be.
An announcement that the wife is
part ot the ideal has been made by a
philosopher But an every day mar-
ried man supplements that with the
suggestion that she is frequently a
majority of the real. Some married
oien never try to retain their ideals.
A Kansas City Jury found that Mrs.
Lulu Prince Kenedy was insane at
tbe time she killed her husband, but,
to save her the inconvenience or
spending a few months in the bug-
house. decided that she has recovered
her reason and shows no symptoms of
a relapse. The Missouri supreme court
is alarmed over tbe development of a
legal quibbler at Kansas City,
M. Feather, the president of the Chi-
cago janitors union, will refuse to be
re-elected because he "would rather
bave one boss than 3,000." lie worked
•even years In a building of 28 depart-
ments and declares he can get along
•with 1.000 women better than with
tialf -hat number of janitors. Many
tuen in power talk much like Mr.
feather. Let the ambitious Weigh well
*11 that Mr. Feather says. His re-
#uarks are heavier than is indicated
fcis nam .
OF A CENTURY
The growth of the foreign commerce
of the United States from 1893 to 1903
presents some Interesting facts. The
J department of commerce and labor,
through its bureau of statistics pre-
sents a table showing the imports and
exports by graud divisions in each
calendar year from 1893 to 1903, thus
bringlnlg the figures down 10 the very
latest date postbly. This table shows
that the exports from the I'nlted States
' to Kurope have grown during the pe-
riod named from $080,000.000, speak-
ing in round terms, to $1,087,000,000 or
60 per cent; those to North America
from $125,000,000 to $227,000,000, or
81 per cent; to South America, from
$34.00.000 to $40,000,000, or 36 per cent;
to Asia and Oeenala from $31,000,000
to $92,000,000, or 107 per cent; and to
Africa from practically $5,000,000 to
$31,000.00u or 489 per cent; while the
growth in total exports has been from
$87ii.000.000 in 1893 to $1,484,000,000
in 1903, or 09 per cent.
It Is proper to add that the figures
of exports lo Asia and Occnula are
slightly misleading In view of the fact
that shipments from the United States
to Hawaii, which in 893 were class-
ed as exports, are no so included at the
present time, because of the fact that
Hawaii Is now a customs district of
the I'ntted States and the shipments
to Hawaii ore no longer included in
the table of exports to foreign coun-
tries If the siopments to Hawaii In
1903 were Included the total exports
from the United States to Asia and
Oeenala would be $104,000,000 In 1903
istead of $92,000,000. thus making the
real percentage of Increase to Asia
and Oceania. 286 per tent.
On the Import side, Imports Into
the United Hiates t'rom Kurope show a
growth front $392,000,000 in 1893 to
$62H.U0O,000 In 1903, or 35 per cent;
from North America from $171,000,000
to $182,000,000, or 7 per cent, from
South America, from $103,000,000 to
$113,000,000. or 9 per cent; from Asia
and Oceania from $102,000,000 to $181,-
OcO.U.O, or 58 per cent, and from Africa
from $4,000,000 to 911,066.004 or 175 per
cent; while the total Imports show a
growth from $778,000,000 in 1893 to
$995,000,000 In . 1903, or 28 per cent or
In a word it may be said that our
exports to Kurope have Increased about
80 per cent from 1893 to 1903; those to
North America 81 per cent; to South
America 83 per cent; to Asia and
Oeenala. 97 per cent and to Africa 434
per cent; while the percentage of gain
In total exports is 89 per cent. In im-
ports the percentage of growth has
been from Europe' 35 per cent; from
North America 7 per cent; from South
America, 9 per cent; from Asia and
Oceania 58 per cent, and from Africa
76 per cent; while In the total imports
the percentage of Increase is 28 per
Among tip* most strongly marked
Instances off growth In our commerce
and especlaly In the exports, is that
of Canada. In 1893 the total exports
to the Dominion of Canada amounted to
$57,121,178. in 1898. at the middle of
the period they were $90,388,085, In
1903 they were $131,452,582. This
makes the percentage of increase In
our exports to Canada 131 per cent.
In imports front Cnnada. the growth
was from $34,492,332 In 1893 to $53.-
291.752 in 1903, an increase of 27 per
cent. To Mexico the growth In our
exports was from $16,551,255 in 1893
to $43,510,337 in 1903, an iucrease of
163 per cent. In imports the growth
was from $32,372,998 in 1893 to $41,-
291,752 in 1903, an increase of 27 per
THE PRESS AGENT A
FACTOR IN SUCCESS
A good press agent is essential to
the succes of any enterprise that must
ereate a demand for its particular
product or line of edification. This
proposition is well known to the peo-
ple who are preparing the St. Louis
world's fair They have the best de-
partment of publicity that has ever
flooded the newspaper offices with tons
of literature calculated to And free
space and induce people to set aside
a fund for a visit to the world's fair.
Some of the stories are so good that
they escape the waste basket upon
their merits as literary productions.
But the young men who write stories
for circulation are not all of the pub-
licity department of the fair. Bach
man in an official position there is a
boomer for the show. Frederick J.
Skiff, head of the exhibits division of
tbe St. Louis fair, has recently for-
mulated a definition of the term. He
has told what a world's fair really is.
He says the • universal exposition is
an encyclopedia of society." and then
"A modern universal ex|K>sition . is
a collection of the wisdom and the
achievements of the worid for the in-
spection of the world—for the study
of its experts, and by which they makv*
comparisons and deductions and de-
velop plans for future improvement
and progress. Such a universal expo-
sition might well be called an ency-
clopedia of society, and it contains in
highly specialised array, society's
l ords and works. It constitutes a cias-
slfied, compact. Indexed compendium
(available for ready reference) of the
achievements and ideas of acociety in
all phases of Its activity, exteending
to the most material as well as the
most refined. It offers illustrations
covering the full field of social per-
formance. from the production of the
shoes on our feet and the pavement be-
neath them to a presentation of the
rarest and most delicate creations of
the brains and hands of men in what
are classified as the fine arts of civ-
And it Is seen at a glance that no
school teacher will fall to attend the
fair. Everybody who looks with fav-
or upon education will be there as a
result of the definition and glittering
promises held out by Mr. Skiff. Then
some other official of the exposition
will give out a statement which will
show that no person with religion can
afford to remain away.
Then the sporting editor of the show
will make It clear that no man who
is Interested In athletics or cards can
ever look the world in the face If he
Meanwhile It seems to be settled
that Texas has knocked Cobtirn out In
his position on quarantine cattle and
the Texas Hereford will be there—
Icks and all—as handsome as the
The press ageut is a creature of un-
limited capacity, versatility and abil-
ity to convince.
ANOTHER WIFiRD PLAN
So vague and rash have been most
of the schemes for the colonization of
American negroes in other parts of the
world that at each new proposal of the
kind we are apt to laught as at some
chimerical folly. Very different from
the common run of such schemes Is,
however, the plan on Leigh Hunt, an
lowan who has a reputation for suc-
cess in some large enterprises In the
far east. Mr. Hunt would like to trans-
port American negroes to the Sudan,
there to grow cotton to compete with
American cotton In European markets.
To begin with, there is no question
about the market for Sudan cotton, if
it can be raised. France, Germany and
England, all have societies engaged in
costly experiments to find sources of
cotton supply wmch will make them
independent of the United States. All
would welcome success in any part of
Africa. The Sudan cotton Is of high
grade, superior even to Egyptian. It Is
said. The Suakim-Ilerber railroad will
soon provide transportation, and then
all that will be needed will be the la-
What will the American negro say
to his part of the scheme, asks the
Chicago Record-Herald. Well, Mr.
Hunt does not propose to ask the ne-
gro race for Its Judgment. He wants
to begin by getting a small colony of
Intelligent black men started. Then
hf trusts to their success and the fame
of it to attract others o ftheir race by
the thousands, just as European immi-
gration is attracted to this country.
The scheme may therefore have, con-
ceivably. a large measure of success.
There Is one thing about It, however,
that is if it did succeed it would re-
sult In the emigration of not the
worst, but the best, specimens of col-
ored workers in the smith. Conse-
quently. so lar as It had any effect
on the race problem In this country.
It would he harmful and not beneficial.
What effect the plan would have on
the negro emigrants themselves is an-
other problem. Mr. Hunt sees them
transformed Into a sort of Sudanese
aristocracy, stimulating the easy-going
natives to higher energy, but always
keeping well In advance themselves. It
is not hard to picture, however, instead
of an evolution, a retrogression, of
the negroes under the hot sun of trop
leal Africa. "Contentment with the
rain crop" might easily win a victory
over the ambition for "nothing less
than two or three crops a year."
The Need of the Hour.
New York Commercial Advertiser.
It was the late A. Ward who remarked
once upon a tim«- In regard to a political
situation or much confusion "Why don't
you show us a statesman who can rise
to the emergency und cave in the em
ency's head" That Is the kind of states-
man that the dcinooratic party needs at
this moment. The head of the "em
eney" in this Instance reals upon the
shoulders of Mr. Bryan, and it la within
easy reach of an> real statesman with
an average length of arm and a slightly
more than normal development of moral
That it would "cavo in" under vigor-
ous assault Is made quite plain by
frantle efforts of Its owner to keep It In
such constant motion that hitting it will
be difficult. Mr. Bryan has been talking
quite uninterruptedly In this neighlx
hood for a week or more, and at the
preaeut moment it Is impossible for any
one to say just what his position on the
old sixteen to one Issue it was the
"paramount" issue on Saturday, the sec-
ondary issue on Monday, the Issue to
live and die for on Tuesday, subordinate
J to that of the money power on Wednes-
Iday. and hanging in the balance be-
tween paramountcy and secondarlness at
noon on Thursday. Just "where It is at"
now nobody can say.
Now It requires no argument to show
I that a head which .* kept In rotary ino-
I tion at that rate < f speed, except It be
on the shoulders of the trained whirl-
ing dervish. Is not In a condition to re- j
sis! assault. Why does not iom« demo-
cratlc *tat«-*man Improve this opportun- |
Ity? Are they Hll a* the Times says, !
"on their backs under the bed "' Where- j
ever they are. no sign of one of them with
determination In his eye and "caving In" I
purpose In his heart can be discovered
When the measure for national aid to
th-- several states In the construction of
good roada comes before congress for llnal
action, one section of It. at least, should
be adopted without debate or delay, This
measure, known hi the lirownlow bill,
contemplates the appropriation of $8 000, -
000 per annum for three years for the
building of gni«] roads, this sum to be
equitably distributed among the states.
It also provides for the establishment of
a bureau of public road In the depart-
ment of agriculture, which bureau shall
have general charge of a system of na-
tolnal, state, and locul co-operation tor
the permanent Improvement of public
highways. It may prove to be very dif-
ficult to secure at the present session
of congress the appropriation among the
stateg for road building purposes, but
here Is one thing that can be done and
hould be done Immediately, and that Is
he creation of the good roads bureau,
vith a small appropriation for Its maln-
enance. It will require a year's work
at least to get such a bureau in shape
service and to lay out the work actu-
ally to be undertaken. By the time that
preliminary preparation Is accomplished
•ngress and the country will be ready-
to provide the money needed to put the
plans Into practical operation.
A Failure is He?
Ives lock World.
During the year 190J the American
farmers produced 2,823.648,312 bushels of
. 987.842(712 bushels of wheat, and
670.063.00X bushels of rye; nlso 821.823.-
63 pounds of tobacco, valued at f.r>7,56:i.-
510. In 1903 they raised 10,768,326 bales
nf cotton and marketed 25.245.000 hogs.
The annual aggregate value of th« pro-
duct of dairy cows In this country now
is clear that the American tiller of
the soil Is not so much of a failure as a
'farmer" after all.
Dr. Webber, who Is director <>f the lab-
oratory of plant breeding in the depart-
ment of agriculture at Washington, re-
cently declared In an nddreas before the
faculty of sciences of the Unlveralt yof
Chicago that Americana are "miserable
farmers" and that as a result of their
Ignorance they will have to "hustle in
•r that the United States may keep
Its place among the nations."
If Dr. Webber hail said that most Am-
icans are not scientific agriculturists
w would dissent from his opinion. But
hen fe come to farmers—men who cul-
vate the soil as a business to make the
ost money out of It—it will have to he
(needed that American farmers aro tho
greatest In the world.
Dr. Webber was merely talking through
his hat. ,
Sam Houston's Love Mystery.
And now came the strange Incident In
Houston's life, which remains a mystery
even today. Houston, young, popular, suc-
cessful. governor of Tennessee, was mar-
ried to Miss Elizabeth Allen of Sumner
county. Tenn.. a young woman of good
family. Three months after the marriage
his wife deserted him and returned to her
father's home. All at once tho friends of
Houston in Tennessee were shocked to
learn that the governor had resigned his
office. Indeed, we may better say that
Houston simply walked out of tho gover-
nor's office, left the interests of the com-
monwealth to take care of themselves as
best they might, placed his own personal
feelings above all other considerations,
abandoned his family and his friends, cast
away his future, and either like a weak-
ling or a giant—one may choose as to that
went once more Into the forest to Join
the savages with whom he had spent his
boyhood year^ He paid no attention to
the Importunities of his associates, not
even to a letter from his powerful friend.
Gen. Jackson. The big man had received
a great hurt. For him there Was no cure
but In the healing silence of the wilder-
ness. Strong men require strong rem-
edies. For years among the savages he
drank, drank and again dr; > until he
lost part of his ancient manhood and be-
came Indeed but little better than the
savages around him—Indeed, at times, an
object of contempt among them, until
they gave hint the name of "The Big
Granite Is clamoring for a system
Arapaho Bee: We predict that Okla-
loma will product- more radium than any
tate In the union when she gets to it.
One Night Only §
I An unkind remark from the Caddo
County Review: Col Purcell lias ->vl-
dently degenerated within the past f'-w
| weeks from a ••brainy brilliant Journal-
ist," to Just an ordinary pie-hunter.
Shawnee Herald: How does It happen
that a flock of Indians can go to Wash-
ington and get so drunk that they don't
know the national < apltol from a stack
of white cheeks and no one be arrest-
ed for •introducing*"
El Reno American: There was never a
tline ill th- history of El Reno when as
much confidence was felt In the future,
as at tho present time On every hand
Improvements are being planned for
spring and summer.
f SOME REPRESENTATIVE BUSINESS AND *
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PROFESSIONAL MEN OF GUTHRIE |
ill unliiy, Fell. 1:1
Prc-Einincntly the Best Comedy I
GUTHRIE TOWEL SUPPLY.
Cabinet, Mirror, Comb, Brush, Soap
and a Clean Towel Each Morning
Set WALTER HAMMOCK,
At American Hand Laundry.
Tale of Two Young Men.
St. l*ouis Post-Dispatch.
Miss Lucy Page Gnston has a splendid
plan to reform bad young men.
She suggests that good young men he
picked out In the Sunday schools, nnd to
each one shall be assigned a had young
The good young man shall win the
friendship and confidence of the bad
young man. accompanying him In his
sports and pleasures, pointing out always
the better way of life and Inspire him
with a strenuous love for the good, the
true and the beautiful.
This is a wonderful stroke of genius.
Only genius could think of u plan so sim-
ple and at the same time so effective.
Put there is a question: While the
good young man is doing all this for the
had young man. what Is the bad young
man doing for the good young man'.'
The editor of the BDMeaVttla Tribune
parades his poverty by advertising for
bids on a pair of socks—the kind that
ball up at the* ankle /but rimw the
right to order from Sears. Roebuck & Co.
The time may come In that far-fabled
Which we are taught death opens to
When I. with tearful eyes, shall vainly
The kiss from lips whose kiss and word
O grant me this—when I shall call to
in lonei;neaa, from that so distant
f you should hear me In the hush of
Prealhe something tender for i
E'en If your heart has now forgot im
For I. so far away, must needs he!lev<•
Then. In my darkness. I shall m .• .
Your love for mo—and I shall cease t
—E. 11 Bottom In Harper * Weekly.
Tecumseh Republican: A farmer from
near Bennett brought In a bale of cot-
ton and a few buvhele of flue apple* Sat-
urday He sold the cotton for fifteen
cents n pound and the apples for five
cents each. How would you like to be
the farmer man?
Carney Enterprise A Kansas oil lo-
cater and expert mineralogist, who is
making extensive Inspection not the crust
of Lincoln county earth, says that he
has found several stratas of mlnerul
paint and some deposits of regular pi pe-
st < me In this county.
okmulgee Capital News: Surveyors for
the Oanrk & Cherokee Central are in
town. They will not state their business,
but It Is supposed they will go to work
on the line west of Okmulgee, the con-
struction of which Is to commence about
the first of March.
Personal praise thHt is probably de-
served from the Taloga Advocate: Angle
Wilson makes a very efficient central
operator at th* telephone exchange She
Is steadv. faithful, quick to comprehend
and patient—all ne-. ssary qualifications
for that trying station.
Leger Times: One of the buckets In
the well on the southeast corner of the
square Is broken, and the council should
repair It at once, for the benefit of the
farmers who come to town to trade, as
well as the people who get water there,
it Is h htg nuisance to draw water with
only one bucket.
Waurika News We are reading of
trains being snowbound and people froze
to death in the northern states. While
here, the farmers are plowing and sow-
ing oats People are going around on the
streets In their shirt sleeves, and the
doors of the houses are wide open. Ok-
laltoma has surely a delightful climate.
Leger Times; A Texola man wants
a wife' She must own a claim, however.
Me Is a Methodist and has no had habits
-to speak of—hut he don't give very
much Information as to his property or
financial standing. He would prefer
Beaver county wife, but the Herald ad-
vises him to look for ~
Coyle Clipper: If those boys who stood
outside smoking cigarettes and gawking
In at the west window of the Baptist
church Sunday night during services,
knew how ungentlemanly their acts ap-
peared to those Inside, they would never I
he guilty of such conduct again. And
if the girls, who the male striplings out-
side were trying to make goo-goo eyes
at, countenance such doings, they ought
to be paddled by their mamma's until
they are beautifully blistered.
Shawnee Herald: Some time ago a
traveling man who makes this town every
few weeks lost a valuable gold watch
on one of his trops here. He had tea-
son to believe that It had been stolen,
nnd he wrote Chief nf Police Hill about
the matter and a*ked him to try and re-
cover it The chief was anxious to do so
and assured the traveling man that he
would leave no stone unturned to recover
the watch. Yesterday morning the tra
ellng man reti
taking a look
JOSIPII, JR., A\D WIltlAM W.
In an All-Star Cast
In the Brilliant Comedy,
Beautifully Co turned.
I Lot us fltfurs *■!'
| with you on a
to ad v a rtlse
lah ev ,
ming In this
! on# at lowest
i prices. Fir t.
; daaa work and ««t
I '('actios kiuiuu-
' Writt fot
Pliotograplim and Riitlim Makers.
Seats may be secured by mail if
accompanied by remittance and
self addressed stamped envelope.
Free List Suspended.
PRICES 25 • 50 - 75 ■ $1.00 AND 51.50.
Do you want handsome in- ♦
vitations for card parties or *
other social funstion?. The *
State Capital keeps in Stock ^
all the latest styles of cards, +
folders and envelopes, and ♦
we have the neatest En- *
graver's Roman and Engrav ^
er's German to print them
in.. To get them of the State ^
Capital will mean that they *
are right. ♦
We also have many unique ♦
designs of score cards and ♦
ATTORN EY6-AT- LAW.
Asp & Cottingham,
Attoi aeya at Law.
•fioc ta VlcUr B lock.
B. & 0.
to 105 North First street
directly back of Guthrie
National Bank. Increas-
ed floor space. I ncreasod
stock. Everything iu
the electrical lino.
CHILDREN A SPECIALTY
G. W. BRUCE 1
BOOKKEEPER A.\l) t(T0l!VT,l\r I
Rooms 2. 3 and 4 Bamford A
lnfl. Guthrie. o. T. u"°-
Special attention given to the X
examination of county records and X
books of a mercantile character. .5
References — Board of county (i
commissioners. Logan county; q
Board of county commissioners, o
Dewey county; Board of county o
commissioners. Blaine county; any p
bank In Guthrie. &
D ti N TI ST.
Phone No. 80.
Dr. F. O. Stafford,
! Kqpm* i and ,. over Guthrie SavinK" Bank,
j Corner Fir*t and Harrison, Guthrie. O. T
t? I. MATH IS 5.,
a ... Main Street he hastily
called up the chief and told him to let
h go It w —""I *u"
: worth the trouble.
Hennessey Katfle: A crowd of young
people attended a literary In the coun-
try last night, making tho drive In
hayrack drawn bv a handsome pair of
yfeeds— the kind that were In style when
Balaam whs 11 hoy This is leap year
und the conditions of many things were
reversed The girls furnished the rig and
driver and the boy*, the grub. In© blush-
ing vouth told us shyly that he was pro-
posed to twli* going out and twice com-
Ing back and that he could refuse none.
His first marriage will occur In March,
the second In April, the third In May und
the fourth and liftn In June nnd July.
It is .1 cinch that his hayrack rides will
be cut short before December.
INDIAN TERRITORY ITEMS.
Muskogee Times: There Is some talk
of a buggy (vehicle) factory at South
The decomposed body nf an unknown
young man was found In the woods near
"Plenty go Far."
A republican weekly
ed at Bartlesville to
atlon at Okmulgee is
Considerable rock Is
• as neac as two feet
PHONE 109. N09. 502-4. W.Oklahoma Ave
s«r AGENTS WANTED IN EVERY TOWN -en
JUST OPENED A .
NEW LINE OF '
BASE BALL GOODsfl
Balls from 5 cents up.
Bats from 5 cents up. *S
Gloves and Mitts at all prices.
Detrick's Hardware. ti
GAN YOU TALK?
Can yna talk well? Can you talk to tho point? There |
Is a vast dltferenc« between merely talking and talk-
ing well. Kttailv, wluntuir talk Is called a u\tt, t.nt It i
Isnevnrtbnt. It is tin acquisition. *ou ran teurr
tho secret at your own buuiu if yi u wilt, through j
Tho Lorin de Lormo Vystem
of Self-Cultivation in tho
Art«ni Scionceoi Thought «im Talk
HftToyoti ever wanted rorymnch tony something j
Cirtlcu! 11 ly well an 1 felt jour thought fall huuulUt- j
gly nut because o( your poverty of speech?
ScIMExpresslon is tho Beorct of Power.
If you nre one "f those who think, you know that
T \ ou Luow b Jw valuable aui-U puw er would bo when
TALK1N0 FOR BUSINESS. TAI.KItfd IN SOCIITV. i
TALK I NO ON YOUI FEET. TALKIN0 IN VOIR CLUB.
1ALKINQ FOR SOCIAL GRACB AND CBARM.
My syntriu Ulrld « talk Into ootlon and reduces It to
anaiactw-lence. It l< p.«,b«bl« that you do sot
believe this rau tx done. I do u«t care what you bellrva
no*. If you are open to conviction. 1 want vou to write
your n m.> and addrc-s on a potcalcard and «-iid II to
me I will (end v- 'i free In return a little book oa the
burt a de (.orate ^> tem. win ti will l-.th Interest and
miri nee you. If y > to Impnivr your power of
upeeeh you will he trim I to have It V rite at mice before
tbe present edition of this free book Is exbaueted
AddreM. IcORIN DE LORME.
Suite 918*, 10W Waeblnztoi '"t., CHICAGO
Phone 40 Phone 40 Phone 40 *
The Best. Spot Cash
Saves You at Least 20 Per Cent
The lew Welcome lirocm
j W. M. BRONSON
L. C BRONSON
Tha BUu of Durant hiw th« i
1ns hnbit Fifteen houses wore st
one .nifeht thl week and th *r
drusKi"t r,in s
The editor of the Fairland Newsboy i^
opposed to dancing, and excoriates those
of th- Newsboy can't
mik- w' 11 not proceed any further with
his much* hferaldad uprlatnt, untu the
lieWHp.i,r Ret hnnt up for copy
;i«itin. says 'the southtown News.
Tha Shawnee Herald h:i Invited i free
flow or brisks by perpetrating the fol-
lowing li i* "<ld that the editor of
the Westville Wigws
lire that destro
>d the hotn. of
_ well to do furm-
HOV his Wife and the « hlld of
per* of Coalgate, were badlj
„l .11, ,I in a* few hours mft. i
V,! i Maws * Wo saw in the EMkllM
<ew>« the other day. that a bale «>f cot
, , .iii \ i - brought Jl< That i very
. - i r«xaa will have to oome again.
* single Iml'- brought JIO.'O- in Ada M.,n-
vera 1 Are
■slatance from the
ranee companies doing
business In Lawton In paving for a new
fire wagon that the volunteer ilepart-
ment needed for Its better equipment
Afterwards the l>all was given and the
receipts were so very satisfactory that
! th- department declined with thanks the
to the grocers
Where to Get Oil Tags to Com
ply With Inspection Law.
BRONSON & BRONSON
FARM LOANS, INSURANCE AND ABSTRACTS
Only complete abstracts of title in Logan County.
You pay Interestand principle at our office.
Oldest and largest insurance agency in Oklahoi i
IIS West Okla. Ate.
Under the new oil Inspection law It !• J
unlawful to let a can*of coal oil or gaso- c
lias go out of a store without a. labei 1
pasted theron showing that ths oil baa.
$een officially Inspected, llers Is the c
label required: • # a
Okla. T*TTtory "iso b
THIS iLAS BEEN INSPECTED ?
Flash Teat Specinc Gravity Teat j
Quality of oil J
Djte of innpectlon ^
Name of Merchant ." /
These labels MUST HE ON GUMMED i
PAI'ER so you can PASTE THEM ON <
I KBILt AND Q\ I KLY <
Ti-.e* State Capital Company has these '<
labels !n stock ready to be sent to you I <
bw return mall. i
These are In tabs of 100 and on GUM '•
MSD PAPER: ' 3
Don't delay your orders
as soon as you read th£s
inspector Ashton has issued an order
■toi'lng the tale of all unlabeled oil.
8end it to us
THE BEST SERVICE POSSIBLE
Is Given the traveling Public by the
DENVER, ENID & GULF R. R.
• Between Enid and Guthrie.
Track as Smooth as a Ribbon.
The Equipment is First Class. '
Close Connet tions Made With Rock
Island and frisco Trains at Enid.
If You Ge I hi* Way You Can Re&t Assured You Could Not Have Gone a
' ^tet.oKtA.1 Daily State Capital 15c a Week
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Greer, Frank H. The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 245, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 9, 1904, newspaper, February 9, 1904; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc125345/m1/4/: accessed April 21, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.