The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 251, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 3, 1906 Page: 4 of 8
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IITE OKLAHOMA SATE CAPITAL. SFVDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 4, 1906.
THE OKLAHOMA STATE CAPITAL
By the State Capltaf*Company. fQf
FRANK H. GREER, EDITOR.
Dally by Carrier—Srlctly In Advanot*
Ore yetr .
Dally by Mall--Strictly In Advance.
No subscription will be set; t by mall In the city of Guthrie.
One year by mall
One year ..
It is Governor Filson for a few days.
I/ts bC(\ Is 11 Gurfield or is it the packers, on trial
Judp Duel I will do well to.-lay away from the-courts
in tlie future.
Arizona l oasl> that she can talk Spanish, l>ut 111i
isn't put forward as an argument for statehood.
Mar' Twain wants lo <zo t<> the senate. A debate
between him and Adam ttede*would make intere>tin^
Castro as a bluffer is such a good success that lie
would find poker far more remunerative than managing
the affairs of Venezuela.
Delegate Me(iuire says the Indians do not nrccpt the
white man's hut inos method' readily. This woyld
serin to be a point in their favor.
Governor Richard Yates who intends to storm th<
Illinois river towns in a boat during his senatorial earn
paign should beware <>F cold IV< I.
MGUIRH ijELIEVES JOINT
STATEHOOD BEST FOR INDIAN
The presence of the Indian has been used
a> an argument by some, for .separate .-tatehoou for the
Indian Territory. One of the most remarkable portions
Iof the address of Delegate MeUtfire during the delmte
;on the statehood bill in the house, was that part in which
he presented inciratrovortftble arguments as to why the
m Indians should not have their Indian state Sequoyah,
*•*>. but should be brought into the state of Oklahoma.
|After saying that statehood means representation on
90.40 the floor of the house from the Indian Territory, that
it means Jjonest, capable and legitimate representation,
4.00 which would foil many plans which have hitherto been
fostered in the Indian Territory for the purpose of indi-
vidual and material gain* Delegate McGuirc continued:
"If we propose to civilize the Indian, if it is the policy
and purpose of the American government to better his
condition, the quickest method, the safest and surest
plan to success would lie immediate statehood for those
people. The Indian by nature is averse to the habits
of the white man. Everything that the white man has
and everything that he does is not looked upon by the
Indian with favor, jfnd unless the habits of the white
man are forced upon him he will never accept them.
They do not accept our Christianity readily, but the civi-
lized Indian of today, is the one who has been thrown
with the white men, white society, and surrounded bjj
eivilized people, where the methods of the whites pre-
vailed and predominated as against the customs of the
Indians. If you would civilize the Indian you must
give him a white citizen for a neighbor. If you would
have him adopt the customs of the white man, you
should put the customs, habits and tendencies of the
white man within his reach.
"We have many object lessons of this kind in the two
territories. The Indian most •civilized today in Okla-
homa is the Indian who has been most with the white
man. There are two or three tribes in that country
that wear the blanket to this day—the Osage Indians
and the. Kiowa, Comanche anil Apache Indians. The
reason these tribes wear the blanket is because they more
more than any other Indians of my country have been
isolated from the white race and its influences for good."
A biographical encyclopedia by Colonel Mann would
likely run through several editions. The Colonel may
consider himself under no obligations for this tip.
A fight is being made on a Missouri College profissor
for playing pool and billiards. This is about the first
case on record where Missouri was really provincial.
Jacob Riis has again spoken. This time he say
he hope- to see presideyt Roosevelt in congress or in
the mayoralty chair in New York when his present term
'FARMING FRONTIER" IS
BEING PUSHED WESTWARD
"The farming frontier is being pushed westward
says Pete Drummond in the Enid Eagle in commenting
on the recent influx of settlers into western Woodward,
Day, Dewev and Beaver counties in Oklahoma and into
the Texas pan-handle. And Drummond is correct to
a greater extent than most persons believe.
The soil in that section of Oklahoma and l'cxas is in
many eases as rich as then-is anywhere on the Ameri-
that|can continent. Yet some years there is not a suffici-
ency of moisture for certain crops, and in most •years
there is not enough unless 4hc farmer is familiar with
the proper methods of cultivation for that section. N et
American genius can make up for deficiencies in water
supply as it has conquered many obstacle^ thaf seemed
greater. The farmers in Western Oklahoma are solv-
ing the problems that are to lie met in Western Okla-
homa. They are prosperous. They know the crops to
plant, the time to plant them, and" the way to tend them
to make them yield in Western Oklahoma as they do
where there is more humidity.
Kaeh year Oklahomans are more successful cotton
raisers. Why? Because the northern Inan who set-
tled here each year adds to his knowledge as to the best
wavs of raismg cotton. The same condition prevails
in western Oklahoma. Kaeh year the settlers learn more
of the conditions there and fortify themselves against
the time when the drought shall come. In 188(5-87-s8
there was a movement utto Beaver county equal to the
one now. But the people then were new not alone to
Beaver county, but as a rule to the entire west. When
the bad times come U'tween 1HH8 and 18'Jl, they failed,
pulled up their stakes and left.
But there is no danger of a repetition of that time.
Maik Twain say- that he would'nt obje, t to a seat |, mattcrs not whether a country has a or large annual
h\ the senate. New York already has on-- humorist in ! rainfall when a bad year comes, if its people have not
flint body, and if IM.it t . ould be replaced the old Empire L Mir,,|u. 0f ,}. world's gbodf io fall back upon, they
State would become eveti more of a fun producer. Isuffer, Beaver has had several yetn ot pro*perit&and
its people are acquiring this surplus. The nowunder-
The democratic papers are standing by Poult m y Big -! stand conditions in their country and there is small
low even though he refused to name names ami cite the danger of anv crop failure.
proof « f his statement.- about the Panama canal. Il« now'understand conditioiw'in their country and there
could not misrepresent enough to suit i.rtain opp< i- , sma|| danger <*f anv crop foluiv.
tion papers which are run on the principle that what-1 Irrigation is 4*boon the) maj expect from the future]
The railroads are recognizing the importance of Okla-
homa and Indian Territory as is evidenced bv the way
they are shortening their schedules to get the mail and
Many of those persons talking reciprocity don't know
even the first principles of it. Democrats, who realize
that "free trade" is under a ban, take advantage of the
"I'ncle -Joe" ( annon -avs there can no legislation
looking toward a r luction in the representation of the
'southern state- toi «< iit:• < Tle-iv - nothing small
and narrow about "I'm ic Joe."
Meddler- are injuring our statehood chances, and in
certain instances there is a suspicion that tliev are doing
so intentionally. Soine of the Oklahoma*persona in
Washington should be "sent for."
Now that Coweta is a gaa town, there
is a continual demand for more cottages
\\\ K. Harendorflf. n Russian farmer,
near Chelsea 1. T. has committed suicide
toy taking strychnine.
Lawton merchants are feelin* flne The
(Yananohe Indians n r receiving their
at mi-annual jjrass payment.
Ohiokasba's Increase In population is*
indicated by a 300 'increase in school at-
tendance during the !a t year.
in a runaway near Tuttle, I. T. Luther
J. Smith who is in charge of the federal
Jail at Chickasha sprained his ankle.
Poultry raising is a growing industry
in Canadian county and plans are being
made for a big poultry show at El Reno
next year. ,
lawton has n taxpayers league which
nt' present is occupied with a discussion
of the objections and benefits of the
ownership of on electric light plant.
The Tahlequah Arrow. « ne of the
liveliest nnd most prosperous of the
Indian Territory weeklies hit.-- announced
that it will don a new dress in a short
Carrie Nation will doubtless drsmlss
her damage suit when ahe reads the fol-
lowing from the ftnid Eagle; Carrie Na-
tion is too sensitive. Most people do not
care what the Guthrie leader says about
The editor of the Geary Journal has
■ watch that w.is taken from tlie Battle-
ship Maine after It had been sunk i!n the
Cuban bay. it was sent to him by a
friend v^o happened to be present when
the divers w -a searching the vessel.
The Pryer Creek Clipper man gets
funny Oyer a ieMous matter:
"Muskogee Is about to secure a coffin
factory, it Is a grave undertaking and
hard to r.jn on a live and l"t live basis,
but !f It should prove a "deadun" they
can bury It."
The Enid Eagle denies the accuracy of
the statement that the given name of
Ret Millard. Osage Indian agent. Is Lor-
and says: "Ret's full name is Re-
ticent It wns given him because, even
when a very small boy, it was difficult
to get him to tell where he had been and
what he had been doing.'
The old Tahlequah cemetery has been
acquired by the Tahlequah seh'vil board
for a site for new schopl buildings and
public notice has been given for the re-
moval of all the bodies known to be in-
terred there. There are a number of# un-
identified graves from which the belies
will be removed'hy contract to the lowest
Editor TTaden of the Tamaha News
perpetrates this one: Once there was a
man whose name wns Moon. He got
married as Pime men do. and there were
two Moons. Eventually an heir came t«
them a new Moon Liking his dram,
Mr. M"on too much liquor and there
was > fall Moon'. He Ml Into a pond n
his way home and there wn.-* a* wet
Moon. Finally he got to*a fire and there
was a dry Moon. 31111 feeling gay he
attempted to joke with his mother-in-law
who benT a poker over his head, and
there was a total eclipse of the Moon."
ever a republican administration do
vron*. With it their country will tako rank with the irrigated ] ami i
Unions „f Colorado* mil California. TfctWgh irrijfa-
To Joe Cannon, Marie Twain said the other day: "I !,;on t|„, moisture question will he more than fully 1 , ,, o,
wanWd to see how you were as a preaiding olliier. You . With it no portiyn of the west would sur-Un «
were no different in the chair than you were in real 1 p,lJ<s flavor in productiveness.
Statehood it Coming.
Chickasha Star.. t
The Star has• claimed from \
through all the apparently discour
movements In the house, that thl:
tlaf ot ti • ••i'1-' 9WWR w,,u1,1 WW the
enabling act, which win flye to us gtgte-
I <v M i n l< i°°" NN' h,,w
strong grounds for hope that before the
week ends the senate will pass pra
tlcally the samf bill that did the houi
Tho ranting gnd charging of some
the newspapers « f tl\e territories n\
the pelsisteitt manner in which the 1
publican leaders stuck t< the cam:
majorlt> rub; was ridiculous in the e-
treme They told their readers that It
wa.- the death'1 knell to statehood, -that
if the McQutre*Hamilton bill passed the
house It could lover go through the sen
ate Ojjr prediction now Is that it will
sen.11but If it should by any
ii(H k the original MetJuiro bill,
or one very much like it. will be taken
lumbers of both the house
will vote utmost to a
■ •ogress is more unanimous
he proposition of tateh'>od
and Indian Territory than
ii.riant question thai will
STATEHOOD COMING OKLAHOMA.
Statehood'M coming. Oklahoma!
Wait u little whole,
In your best go forth to meet her
Greet her with a smile.
Long you've waited, Oklahoma!
(Aiming sure at hist?
Give a friendly hand to greet her
Thick not of the past.
You've become a comely maiden
Plnoe you did apply,
Krsl knocked at the door of congress;
Then you were so shy!
And you knocked so ver ytirold,
Scarcely heard there;
And th< congress gravely told you:
"Miss, you're .very fair.
But you're such a youthful maiden, ,
Still In tiie short drses;
\VUIt till you have grown older,
Then your prayer we'li bless."
You the next year knocked the louder,
At the great bronze door.
Hut they sent you home in sorrow,
As they'd done befoje.
There each time by crutl mandate.
You have come back home
With your face all bathed In soft tears,
Prom your heart o'« r-flonra.
Now they say they'll admit you
To this Union great;
Cut your leading strings in gladness.
Make of you a State.
None of them had made such progress,
Kre she was a State;
Took tuch high rank on admission;
you'll at first be great.
With a milton population.
And such people grand.
Proudest State In all the Union,
State of the Fair God's Land.
When once there, you'll be a power,
Pride of the Southwest!
Represented by wise Statesmen;
AJways send your best. .
8tatehood's coming, Oklahoma!
Wait a little while;
In yv ur best go forth to meet her;
Greet her with a smite.
Does This Fool The Baby?
The wife of one of our gentlemen
friends makes him wear tucks In his.
night gown, trimmed w'lth pink ribbon,
so that the baby won't know the differ-
ence When he walks the floor with It Rt
night.—Cavalier (N. D.) Republican.
She Had Hope.
When Bilkins was away from home
on a h>ng business trip h«- got • letter
from his wife that still puzzles him. It
• Baby is well, and lots brighter than shev
used to be. Hoping you are the same. I
remain. Your Loving Wife.—Cleveland
Stewdeus: 't hear that you had a tough
voyage < "ming ov< r.
Miss llighfli: "01 , frightfully so! Ti
was su Ji a relief to set foot on* more
on vice versa." —Judge.
"Yes." said Miss Pansy."young Mr.
Binks is a remarkably clever financier.
It's delightful to see an old head orf young
shoulders, isp't it. Mi Jinks
• Ah «*• said Mi Jinks Bui
he apprehensively mot-ed tiis chair n lit-
tle further away —Cleveland Leader.
Origg-"' "Borelyjhas got a Job at last.
He's working now In lic k's livery rtta-
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4 No danger (rom'liglituing during electric:i! storms
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Farm Loans, Jnsuranco iuhI Abstracts
Cnly C'cmplele J\bf-lracts of Title in Lo an Coun ty
Yen i < l"t st lit lin : ;t (ir C I ce
Cldcst md Largest Insurance Agency in Oklaho :i i
V\' M. ['ronson
L. C. Bronsori
l ack Tin ding 118 West Oklahoma Av,
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lit"'-. Mftliinks tli( u art truly jrnmt. for only l i-; idcii
can afford to be natural."
Senator Patterson, l y lii- -uj||H rt President
Keos«'\'lt.'s Dominican tit>aiv ha* started ^ometliing in
the democratic ranks Meinbco- of that party in the
senate are proceeding on the theory that ri^ht or wrong
tluy must oppose anything favored by the administra-
tion. Such a narrow partizanship is not p<ipular in
thi* country and when tlie democratic eauciis inukrs
it i- with lit aver. •*•<> :
is with the other western Oklahoma counties. Net ji
fore there i
t«> prosper, a? thei
presented in their
Drummond says the
it ion to the Dominican tre
ivill lose a little more
The New York Post run
Sta ndard oil is discredit in
Muni in it« fight on the oil monopol
are plaip and simple hut will doubt
sired effect:;, "Mr Hadh i a hari
who wants lo he (iovcrnoi of Missouri,
in commenting upon the
t on in this eitv. "Not iec
have the do*
■s voung man
11. II. Kogers,
cut "Oil Trust" investiga-
ard Oil Company that li' ivaft- r only :i third of the
mid-eontiuent field-' mil ,• .. w ! ••• ln y <• w into
the fact that tho Standard coiopan> will I pnnented
from continuing aa a buyer ; nd transporter of petroleum
throngh the proceedings inatitutetl by Attorni\ Uencral
Hadley of Missouri.Associateni Prets dispatch from
jBttrticfeviile, 1. T., tonlay. 0
ration, thos.- counties will continue
i iii'' -ns have sol\Vd the problem
new surroundings. Truly *a
"Farming frontier is being \
I bun bill" is not k
ugi sallinf in the
thought. The faolur
he Hamilton bill la.
RrirKa: "What doing?'"
GrigRa: "Hleks ban *<>m'' bor^es that
won't take the bit, so Borely has to talk
to them till they yawn."—Boston Trans-
At a certain Scottish dinner 1t was
found that ox&ry ow had rontrlbuted tn
the evening's entertainment but a «-«>rtt*in J
"Come. come. Doctor Mac-Donald." snirt
the f^halrman. • we cannot let you es-
Tho doctor protested that'he could not
sine "M> voice i« altogether unmusical,
and resembles the kouiu! i aused by the
act of rublng brick along the panels of
a door." *
The company attributed this to the doc-
"Very well." asserted the doctor. "If
you can stand it 1 wlil sing "
I .on* before be had finished bin atidi-
cn< e was uneasy. There was a painful
■Hem e .is the doctor sat down, broken at
voice of a braw Scot at
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Mr. I ,
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MoiUfiowcry. Ala.,, AdvertUnr;—Writing <-f Okla-
honm. Walter .T. Ballard says the wont moans "Beauti-
ful I .and." hut we don't grw where he got.- his authority.
It sounds very much like the Choctaw term lor "nd
people," though one good authority says tho word moans
"home of the Indians." At all events wo Mind no
authority for Ballard'- explanation of tho name.'
At Lowell. Mass.. poker players discovered a hotel
fire nnd saved many lives. Few things in this world
have nothing good about them. #
Hero nre some ficurrs from tho Olobe Demo mt thut
toll a big story. "Crerman\ parcel p t husine - last
vi\i r was * ,000)000 pai kt( > b, i ith fronts of $11 61 1 0
\n ll-)|pund package •.unci in Cirruun
cents. The limit of a parcel mailed in the 1 nited
Stat''- is fonipiBodi) and the posl^p ia W cents. I he
|hi % ti deficit in thi> country is *1 :'.yi ('.0U0, ,iinl '..000
rural delivery wagons are running with extremely light,
more wan n
h* vote wan taken,
hamber one minute
lil Have carried. Ma
not only been ignoi
>te at that lime bi
iied to take into consit
that his la a new eons
ii-ring in of the 59th
that this U a new con
i' favorable to the a>-iiat
'i thH nitji ii' Ui' i
I1H_I II* lu
ilr.r it.1 II>1 II wa;
ti. and Warne
ta hi aeal. Bard, of California,
voted igainat the bill In out, and
1 of the bill, ha* hi* neat.
Thin change alonn mean* a dlffci' i ce
of fi>ur votes, and U In almoHi ceriain
that Kruatore PMlt an«l Knox, who were
absent Ian! winter, will be preaenl at
nut 11>11 i-ail on the bill and will vote
for it. *Thi« innurett alx votes more than
were rant for the bill before, provided
th«r« niv no changes ani nin otlwrfe
Meno tor Bevoridgi rlaimn a maJorU of
eight to ten for the bill there are proh-
abh some change* favorable to the n|ll
.linkup I ' s«t who voted ngulnnt Ir iaat
* Si • I lit I ' J11 • 11 - ti. if
on ,iS ii u- pliwivil io ga#io a vote.
' Mob," lie ex< 1 aimed. your alngln'a
up to much, hut your vernelt.v'a juat
■fill. You're rlehl about that brick!"
The Other Kingdom.
i 11.i iter had i'''cu instr r ting the
isk .11h>iit the three kingdomx of the unl-
rue. and lo make It plain she mid.
Svery thing in our aehoolroom belonga to
e of the three kingdom* — our d« akH to
e \ egetable kingdom, our slatea mid
nn to the mineral kingdom, and Utile
Ice," sha added, iookiiiK down at the
lid ncareat her, "belongs to tho animal
injrdnm." Alice looked up quite re-
mishikon, for i
1 "Teacher, 1 fink you at'
nv mamma aays all llttl*
to the kingdom of 11«h . ■
10pi.1t: My poor
man, \ou are
lo you wring
His Greatest Need.
icr who Is known for
can cut out bu> -
thrnde the ould
- JJuu KrancUn;
St. Louis, EIRenofc Western Ry.CoJ
DIRECT SHORT LINE BETWEEN •
GUTHRIE and EL RENO.
(Juickest Time--Lowost Fare to
Hobart, Anadarko, • Chickasha.
Lawton. Mangum, Woathorford,
t.nd other points on the Rock island System.
Making close connections at Guthrie forall
I eiiilH North ano Last.
TRAINS RUN AS FOLLOWS;
DAILY KXCKPT Sl'N'HAV.
1m GUTHRIE 8:18 \. M." Ar Eli T1RX0
I/T 0UTHRIK 5:15 P. M.
Lv EI RENO 7:00 A. M
Lv El RENO ?:10 P. JI.
11:45 A. M.
•\r EI. RKN0 7:00 P. M.
vr OITTIIRIE 8:45 A. M. ,
Ar GiyilRIE , 4:30 P. M I J
W. S. WELLS,
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