The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 55, Ed. 1 Friday, June 25, 1909 Page: 4 of 10
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THE OKLAHOMA STATE CAPTTAL FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 25, 1909.
THE OKLAHOMA STATE CAPITAL
By The State Capital Company.
FRANK H. GREER, EDITOR.
Daily by Carrier—Strictly in Advanc#.
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One Year --
Daily by Mail—Strictly In Advance.
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OKLAHOMA CITY PAPERS EXPRESS
REGRET AFTER HAVING BOOSTED
Oklahoma City combination papers certainly are the
limit when It cornea to assisting nrrafters, fak*-prixe-flght-
promottrs, frame-up-running-races, graft-city enterprises;
In fact, about anything which seems to be pointed toward
an endeavor to "bilk" the people of the state.
Occassionally these combination papers see that the
thing has gone too far and are forced to come out in the
open and. after having boosted through the news col-
umns (first page, first position) for days and got the
people to come forth frtely with their coin, take hack all
they have said, but do the "taking back" where it Is
Q>iltfc certain the general public will not read the so-called
An example of this condition of affairs Is shown In
the Oklahoman of Thursday, June 24, when there appeared
VERSE FOR TODAY
_ j ,40 the following editorial:
No subscriptions will be sent by mail in city of Guthrie.
One Year by Mail — *100
Six Months -■ - f *25
One Year - , . , . , .
SPECIAL ADVERTISING AGENTS
The Dally and Weekly Capital are represented by the
following advertising agents:
Eastern Agent—The N. M. Sheffield Special Agency,
Tribune Building, New York City.
Central Agency—The N. M. Sheffield Special Agency.
United States Express Building, Chicago. 111.
In Kansan Cltv—Mart J. Barrens, 302 H. A. Long
Building. Kansas City, Mo.
For the State of Texas—Godbold Special Agency, Dal-
Those having advertising to place with the Daily aad
Weekly State Capital in the above territory, please cor-
respond with the agents as stated above.
| Think on this doctrine—that rrasoninij beings
I were created for one another's sake; that to be
I patient u a branch of justice, and that men sin with-
out intending it.
Forhaps the most effective speech the college
graduate makes is to the fair "coed,"
Newspapers have been printed in South America
for 306 years, according to an authority.
Harry Thaw cannot seem to melt the officials
which shows there is nothing in a name.
Maybe it would help the poor consumer as much
an anything else to cut the tariff debate entirely
*nd not find out the depths of misery in which he
has been unwittingly plunged.
The fine of $500 imposed Saturday on the Kansas
City limn who pleaded guilty to the embezzlement
■ :. 't ' i ■ by ail appelate cour
on the constitutional ground that it is a cruel and mi
The minister who read "maive" in u book and!
Ijhought it meant "knave" is, unfortunately, a
faithful representative of the intelligence that s
arrayed like a stone will against literary and his-
toric study of the Bible.
An Associated Press dispatch in an item in which
reference is made to W. J. Bryan speaks of him as
the late candidate for the presidency. "Late," in
face of the fact that he is already on deck waiting
for the next nomination!
The authorities refused to let Emma Goldman!
bpeak in any hall in a New Jersey city so she was
obliged to address her hearers from a stable. It'
is not reported that the environment added any
horse sense to her remarks.
RACE EVENTS ARE UNSATISFACTORY.
The Oklahoman has been printing "race selec-
tions" daily pertaining to the current racing events
at the State Fair Grounds, but It will hereafter de-
cline to promote the race meeting in this manner
until convinced that the race officials are doing
everything in their powtr to effect meritorious track
There is no little complaint relative to the events
of the post week and it is alleged that well known
animals are participating in the races without ex-
hibiting a close approximation even of their record
form. The public is not satisfied with the claims
of fouling which are offered by the Jockeys and state-
ments fr. m the officials that "the *natter will be In-
vestigated" do not restore confidence.
Ctrtalnly there should be no betting on the race
events at the Fair Grounds track.
Just think of the proposition.
The Oklahoman was In a position to know just what
the frame-up was. But rather than take a stand, that
publication came out at the eleventh hour and. after
warning the people that the "Racing Events Are Un-
satisfactory." and causes a sweet smelling thought with
the dear little statement. "Certainly there should be no
betting on the race events nt the Fair Grounds tracks."
Meaning, no doubt, that all the betting should be done
in the gambling houses up in the city.
Gambling houses which must exist, or the Times. th*.
companion piece of the Oklahoman, is very badly mis-
Ilut—let's go a little farther—
I.et us take up a htraln of music fr «?n the Times,
which boosted. In many Issues, a prize fight which the
Times must have known would be a fake and which
would not have had a corporal's guard In attendance had
not the Oklahoma City comblnatlori papers boosted and
boosted and guaranteed the "real thing."
Now, let's see what the Times has to say regarding
thlB fake, the day after. Here is an editorial taken from
tht Times June 23:
DAVE PORTEOUS. THE THOUGHTFUL.
How very thoughtful of Dave Porteous to stop
that brutal prize fight In the middle of the fifth
How solicitous was William Gulney, promoter of
the fight, lest the law might be fractured and Count-
ty Attorney Reardon would out of loyalty to duty,
straddle the ropes, plunge into the ring and toss the
fighters out through the roof.
Dave Porteous always was thoughtful. Even In
bovliood ht was noted for his power In stopping
fights among children—and In his capacity as ref-
eree he doubtless estimated the Nelson-CI If ford af-
fair as little more than a school hoy scrimmage.
Several hundred Oklahoma Cltlans paid good
coin to see Nelson and Clifford go round and round,
and some of Jhem today would probably be willing
to swap their experience for the return of the
money they thus Invested. However, up to a late
hour this afternoon, no refund had been made, and
the general impression throughout the city Is that
there will be no refund.
A whole lot more might be said about the horri-
ble affray between Nelson and Clifford-
Really wasn't Dave PorteoUe thoughtfully ■hu-
It's really a wonder that th^ HliVnane Society
didn't grab him before he hurried away on a four
o'clock train this morning, and pin a nudal on him.
It is evident that the Imes had an after thought which, a "re "farm
if it had not been after, would hav saved many of its netted
readers much money and. Instead of assisting In tearing slngie year
down Its own reputation, would have placed the Times'
right before the people.
And now that the combination papers have had to
confess that they assisted in working up crowds and at-
tracting attention to the fake prize fight and the much
worse than fake rices. Is It not time for the people of th.-
state to commence to grasp the idea that about all th.
boom, boosting and Graft City ideas are made up of
the same kind of stuff?
Founded on the Hogopolls principal to firasp all the
state has and trade back nothing—not even good will.
the hill of dreams
My grief! for the days by an* done.
When I was a young girl, straight and
Co ti In' alone at set o' sun
Up the hi*h hill road from Cushenda!!,
I thought the miles no hardship then.
Nor the long road weary to my feet—
For the thrushes sang in the cool, deep
An* the evenln" air was cool an" sweet.
My luad with many a thought was
An* many a dream as I never told;
My heart would lift at a wee bird s song
Or at seeing a whin-bush crowned with
An" alway rd look back at the sky
Or the turn o' the road shut out the
Of the long waves curlin' Into the bay.
An breakjn* In foam where the sands
was married young on a dacent man!
As many would call a prudent choice.
But he never could hear how the rtver
Plngln' a song |n a changtn1 voice.
Nor thought to see on the bay's blue
A ship with yellow Kails unfurled.
Bearln* away a king's daughter
Over the brim of the heavir.' world.
The hill seems weary now to my feet,
■e miles he's many, and dreams he's
The even in' air's not near so sweet.
The birds don't sing as they used to do,
n" I'm that t'reil at the top of the hll!
That T haven't the heart to turn at al!.
To watch the curlln* breakers fill
The wee round bay at Cushendall.
THE STATE PRESS
W e note from our exchanges at Enid
that that burg ls following the example
of our city and will build septic tanks
to taktt i are of the sewerage. There are
several things that Cherokee win be
able to give our sister city some lessons
—Cherokee Daily Messenger.
"Say, I've gr>t a garden, and my neigh,
bor has chickens. Cai. you do anything
for me? A man asked the Tlmes-Den.o-
erat this question yesterday. We can
not. ]f it was our garden and our
neighbor's chickens, v.c . ould do some-
thing, ) nwever, and probably would. We
Ik- spring broilers pretty -Mus-
A grule teacher at Oolby, after having
a medical examination In her school
room recently, wrote the following nots
to her parents of a certain little boy:
"Your boy Charles shows signs of astig-
matism \\TI you please investigate and
take steps to correct 1t?"
To which she received a note in re-
ply, saving: "I don't understand ex-
actly what Charles has been doing but
I have walloped him tonight and you can
wcilop him tomorrow, and that ougnt
to help hlin some.1 —Norman Daily Inde-
successful idea in advertising
All advertising Is good but some is
better—with due apologies to antiquity.
The best advertising, says the New
York Evening Mall, is like an express
It gets up speed quickly, eats up fuel
and is hard on rolling stock. Its im-
portance 4,-uins for it the right of way
at once, and woe betide any lesser ob-
stacle which tries to block the wuy. it
is expensive to run. but has a definite
thing to do within a certain time and
This Is the kind of publicity which re-
sults from being interested in one's own
product, a thorough belief «n advertis-
ing, a knowledge of the consumer's pos-
sllbllties and a readiness to take ad-
Much advertising Is run like a suburb-
an local railroad. Its stops and starts
are regulated by what the competing
line is doing—not by any direct study of
This is a variety of publicity which re-
sults from fear of competition solely and
not from any belief In the value ot ad-
\antage of every practicable Idea pre-
vertisfrig per se or from any knowledge
If Us effects upon the advertiser's indi-
vidual buying public.
Stiil another, advertising moves 'ike a
freight train. Heavily loaded, clumsily
built, as far as looks go, It travels slowly
and is continually backing and filling
and getting sidetracked.
This is the kind of spasmodic pub-
licity which results from belief In ad-
vertising combined with the Idea that the
advertiser must do It all himself. Now
you see his advertisement because ho
thinks he has a smart idea (and often he
has), or some business condtlon has
forced him Into the bright light Now
you don't see it, because he Is busy about
something else and cannot attenu to it.
Of course he wonders why his business
does no grow steadily. Do you?
Ther-,* is also the trolley and the auto-
mobiles for those who have time and
money, or both to go as they please, cr
can. There are a few tanatlc advertis-
ers whose methods might be likened to
these ways of getting over the ground.
However, any mode of travel is bound
to g**t Its cargo somewhere sometime,
just as every kind of advertising is sure
to accomplish something some times,
but—don't start an Idea by freight and
expect express results.
Oh: there's moving In Mombasa, in the
Jungle, in the fen;
Oh, there's moving In the treetop, there s
moving in ihe den.
The elephants are tramping, and the
bush-buck and the bongo.
With tre koodoo and the gcrenuk, are
making for the Congo.
"For shame, you hippopotamusthe
svaping 11 jn roar*,
To quit your threatened country when
th' invader's at her shores.
He can shoot me when he sees me, but
it's not the same with you."
"Yts, I'm going," says the hippo, "for
I may be one of two."
"For shame, you striped sebra-" the
leaping leopard cries.
••protected by two licenses. "I'm ver-
min In his eyes."
But the zebra and the waterbuck, the
topi and the sable,
Are i i. king up their petticoats and going
wnlle they're able.
"Stay, buffalo," the warthog pleads; "the
country Is In danger."
"Just one of me? And yet I flee? By
nature I'm a ranger."
"Eland, you're safe. Itoan, antelope, I'm
told he's law-abiding."
But " 'ne of each'* is out of reach till
all have gone in hiding.
For the whisper w-as a murmur till the
murmur was a roar.
And the news has rea hod Mombasa that
he's landing on h&r shore,
And there's terror of an order to which
derringers and trifles.
"I'm frightened." says the blenbok, "for
I'm In a class of ten,
And though I 'scape his rifle, I can t
escape his pen.
A taxidermlist outfit he carries with
They say ho Is a naturalist and skep-
He's come to provp n:«*n liars; he's come
to prove the fact
That there are no turkeys, no kangaroo3,
No alligators, tigers, and—this Is his
To prove on all the continent there Is
no Teddy Bear.
So we're hiding., we're hiding, in fen
and bog and brake;
He'll kill us, he'll stuff us and write ua
So there's mo\lng In Mombasa, In the
Jungle, In the fen.
There's moving in the treetop and mov-
ing in the den,
The elephants are tramping, and the
bush-buck and the bongo,
With tre koodoo and the gerenuk, are
making for the Congo.
—Isa Carrington Cabell in Richmond
The janitor has been working a week
Rf rubbing the t;oor in the district court
r<-nm. He has b^en taking It In sections
ar.d by a good application of lye and
plenty of hard work he hfls made it
posslbl? to see the floor, It having been
covered with a great coat of dirt, tho
accumulation of ages.—McAlester News-
Mrs. Sarah Inman of the Greely, Colo.,
known as the "little old lady with the
flag" has a United Slates flij of silk,
on which she has plated the autographs
of a large number of veterans of tho
Civil and Spanish wars. On her list of
nearly 1,000 names she has the signatures
mTTn nnnTirx a _ of Generals Miles, Thomas and Howard
THE SPEED MANIA AND ITS ABUSES
Mrs. Otto Killsni. of New York,
The public Streets of Guthrie are for the use of all ,!au*htor Taylor, ha. juat
who ride or drive.
PERSONS AND PLACES
Mrs. Edward c. Dodd,
his," operates i
rid is credited v
0 from licr onion
John Hart and his daughter of Stroud,
Okla.. together with a top buggy in
which they were driving, were blown 3«*i
yards into a field by a cyclone, the
young lady receiving serious injuries.
A SANE FOURTH OF JULY
Mayur .\ia.m-e of Pittsburg, who invited
the mayors of cities of over 6,000 people
to send representative.* to the Flay Con-
gress, presided at a meeting in the inter-
ests ot a saner Fourth of July, perhaps
the most interesting report came Iro.n
Springfield, Mass. One of the five dele-
gales from that city, William Orr, told ol
the success that has come through doing
more than merely expressing a nises by
providing a lestival program which last
year enlisted the enthusiastic interest cf
the whole population. Seven years ago
the movement was initiated by the city
m government, and ;or each celebration ar-
l i a:.te:iients a:e i la', cd by a citizen's
J cosnmilRe. Tne U!g feature of the day ls
a parade in which many oiganlzitions
he "onion participate, pi especial interest ls a
six hundred -e.'iies of floats representing the achieve-
ith having j ments of various rac.s dwelling lr. tho
crop In a city. How unifying this celebration 1s
I may Le appreciated by the stgnlicant fact
that the Englishmen of SpiingrieUt took
part in this sort of an Independence day,
contributing a float with a representation
of the signing of the Magna Charta by
King John. Another interesting instance
of ro operation was a contribution of fire-
works by Chinese citizens for one of the
large evening illuminations.
ailed for Rnglard as representative from
h< New Yof|| state association Dpp6M
There is no special class of vehicles that can be'tn wo'"'ln s"frran= <° ecnerai meet-
cowl x ... i . .1 xi ln* the Engjish anti-suffragette asso.
said to have greater rights than any other. | elation Mrs. a. j. George, it is said
The crossings at the various corners are *iot alone 'l'1" fol!o* ,ier " " representative or
for thofc" ~:1 - ii- i J-*10 Massachusetts blanch of the Antls.
A Mississippian, seeiii| a ballon near him. shout-
ed. "Come down here, or I'll hrinsr you down," and
fin-d his ritle at its occupants, it is a pitiful
thought to reflect upon the isolation and hardness! pedwtroins-
in which such a life must be passed. i ,l1 'laye forgotten.
This creates rights which the law recognizes and
coil-1J any violation of such rights deserves the punishment] Catiimie h.iii an.i ctnpei at The*Vt«t"
. which the law provides and which the public de-| "cr.lt<i.lcyL ,So lmt,nrtfnt
being a discussion of measures and policy, asj mands.
The first consideration of a public street is safety.
Thu street car companies realize the necessity of
j conforming to this consideration, as to the drivers
| of horses and automobiles generally.
We are convinced that the average owner of an
It what Senator Newland says is true, the
tference of the Denver platform committee, instead!'
l being a discussion of tumsurrs and j>..lie\.
described by John Lamb, mearly assembled as a
fcatter of form to ratify Mr. Bryan's platform.
various corners are not alone
who ride and drive, but also for the use of
a fact that a great many drivers seem I Archhl'hnr niordan ot Fan rrann.ro
taken the nn.ooo given him by th<*
y of the arrhdlocose on his rodent
er jubilee and with jt will contribute
part to the erection of a Roman
h* consider It to be to conserve the
•irch's Interest In the secular environ-
The Corporation Commission seems to have madi
•t1 its mind to have a good time this summer
flj ' .s tlii' tracks of j automobile appreciates the drawback to the develop-1 Y"rk'
the railroads in a huge motor car, purchased by th. i mont and growth of that ii "
CUTS AND SLASHES
members from Queens In New
i board of aldermen have decided
insliiut.,.,<1 41. i "tf!not t0 participate in tho celebration of
•tati is not a had idea Rut it is ■, lit ln . |" ...... industry and tile spread of j the openlnK of Queenjbnrn BrlilK.- I)ne
a bUle tough on the use of that form of conveyance, which is caused ",em "w" Welded -hat me i.e.t
the nana- j
66.2 j*r -.
trom . mi
lur. au ol ■
fan port* fi <
by the speed mania".
• . . ' There is absolutely 110 excuse whatever for inv
i r mi] >r s o mi r-, usfr ()f automobiles to exceed the speed limit within
States. In 1869 goods the boululari(.s of eitv
per cent of her Most of th.
March 31, 1909,
1869, the shari
"The figures are
is received by tin.
value of Canadian
1907, only nine
alue of imports
♦ 149,000,000, the amount
■turer* being $89,000,000.
Imports from Great Hrita n in 1'>« 7 amounted to
$.4,000,000. Two-thirds of Canada's imports aro
manufactures, and in 1907. the latest year for which
Ftatisfcies are available, these amounted to *116,-
0011,000 out of a total of $200,000,000.
from this country wa«
represented by mauufa
e owners of automobiles display a sen-
i Bible acquaintance with tho necessity of observing]
unn8| a due regard in this respect, but there are some who
Xo vehicle can become of benefit and general use
in any community, when those who control the same
make it possible for accidents to occur which may
prove injurious to themselves or to others.
Speed ordinances are not to suit those against
whom they are directed, but are passed for the saftv
of the public.
Get on to that million-dollar hat," was one of
the remarks overheard by Mrs. Gould as she pushed
through the crowd to her cab on leaving the court-
room. We arc a rude and inaccurate people. Among
all the high priced items of her wardrobe, specified
as necessary to her pcaco and comfort, she never
mentioned a milliou-dollar hat.
lnp for ua to do would bo to get off the
| committee. If there should be a scandal
1-iter on. and I don't mean to say :hat
there will be r ne, we did not care to
"hare any «t the responsibility as mem-
ber? of the celebration committee*"
Twenty thousand dollars was appropri-
ated for the celebration. The Now York
Trlbun - is unkind enough to say that "In
celebrating • $24,000,000 structure on
wv h $12.'■*v>no nr so was wasted, it
takes fellow of infinite jest to talk of
a scandal about $20,000.
Philadelphians have not given up the
fltfM for the restorations of the strip1
tl'kets— six for a quarter— which were
withdrawn by tho Rapid Transit com-
panv. They bellev< that the company
'•as a^ted contrary to law and If is ex-
pect ed that the courts will be asked to
decide tho points at Issue. The Philadel-
phia Record fays: "The very plain ex-
pression of pubic opinion given at the
polls ..n Saturday last has brought the
political atmosrhere In the right con-
dition for judicial consideration of the
controversy pending between the people
and th< combine of contractor-politicians
and rnllc* financiers who direct an<i
monopolise our Intramural transportation
farl!|t|r, • n believes that the time fr.r
striking the most effective blow against
t*e combine is when the combine ls "on
A dispatch fro Poteau stales that a
cyclone there the other night replaced
the baptist church which had vbeon
thrown from its loundation by a pre-
vious prank of the gentle sephyrs that
are common there and also brought to-
gether a barn that had been divided into
two sections by the prior blow, which
would Indicate that brainstorms and cy-
clones work In pairs in that part of
After paying a friend ten dollars to
secure a wife for him, the woman left
the Mexican in Tulsa whom she married,
just as soon as the ceremony was per-
formed. He thinks he got a bad bar-
gain, but It cculd have been worse—
supposing she had concluded not to leave
Of course Its against the law to sell
alccAolie beverages, but then doesn't
It come under the category cf cruel and
unusual punishment to cosflscate coid
bottled beer these warm days? Such a
thing happened In Shawnee the other
night when two heartless minions of the
law went on a raiding tour.
"That drug clerk must be very old.'
"Ye?, he's an old-tliuer. He claims to
ha e seen a prescription once."
She—"Of course, I'm not as old as you
think I am." He—"I hope not—I mean
you can't be—that is—how old are you
"I am astonished to see an advocate of
reform like you selling sooth-medicines
for crying bahies." "Why not? Isn't
it hush money?" "
"So you don't care for hathing?" "Too
niu h of a <rush, don t you know
"Well, it would be nice if we could have
Mrs, Handout—"I would like to know
if you ;ire a trustworthy character
Dusty Stryper—"Why, lady, at the last
place 1 wmked they called me a trusty!.
"A pessimist,'• says the philosopher of
Folly, "is one who, when he has the
choke of two evils, chooses both and
sticks around to wait for more."
Vicar's Wife—"There! I knew It would
be wet—simply because I arranged
have ray garden party today." Vicar
(enibarrnssed, but constrained to supply
a more satisfactory reason)—"Well, my
dei-r, you kn >w we had the prayer for
rain on Sunday week."
"You never read the weather predic-
tions?" •,N*ope," answered Farmer Corn-
tossei. "I skip 'em for two reasons.
One is that there's no use o* worryln'
about what you can't help, an* the other
is that you never can rely on a prophecy
till after It's come true, an' then It's too
late to make any difference."
STRANGE NEWS STORIES
A fish storv from S.illna Cruz Mexico,
says that Felipe Ocampo, catching a
monster p.sh. and the line becoming
hooked to the boat underneath whtre ho
could not reach It, was dragged out to
sea and was missing lor two davs before
he could get back. Friends thought ills
boat had been Bwmped.
At Montclalr, N. .1 a big touring auto
struck a dog and skidred Into a telephone
pole. The owner, his wife and baby end
chauffeur were all thrown out, and the
babv landed 13 feet away, but was not
injured. None of the others was hurt.
Yesterday, in Chicago, when two men
harged with robbery were acquitted by
i jury, Judge Willard MeCuen became
angry and said to the jury: "You men
are^ discharged from further jury service,
vou can pet no pay for today. Ynu
can tvow ko, but I can not believe your
verdict an honest one " In a case he
ieard later he told the young woman de-
fendant that "all men are worthio
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par«r only, and should be .oc<MT .nied by th. n.na and addr«, 0
w-.r. The St.t. C.pk.l i. „.« * un<W.od .. „ld
th. view, or atatemente of oo.r .|W,d.ntk Lotter, .hould b. mad. ..
brief a. po..ible. Tho~ wha w*h thair letter. r.tlirn.d wh#n
should inclose postage.
Correspondents are notified that Mt.r, ,xc..dlng 2C0 w#r<J<
length may, at th. dieerrtion of tho edl*.r, be cut to that limit
Write on on. side of paper. All rMder. of Th. St.t. Capital .r. j„.
vited to use these columns in ft— discussion of publio affs*rs.
SNAKES AND STRAWBERRIES
To the Editor of State Capital:
At the rlrfk of repeating something
that very likely more experienced fruit
growers than I already know, it seems
to ne worth remembering that a most
effective prevention of the loss of rlpo
strnwberries by pilfering robins Is that
in use in my little strawberry bed. We
bad a few berries which we watched
Jealousiy last year but the birds made
way with them before we could save
them. So this year We arranged two
pitted oI discarded garden hose among
!!;!°"J occasionally oha^.M
m,' L ? *" ,hat *'«>■ not
"K ;ftlarrBr,,rsim k:s- „on ,he ,ir'"
"aa <J°n° the colony or
robins on the place had , ,tormy meet
n* and «pre,«xi themselves in bird
lan^are .. very wrolh „
°f their enemies, the snake* hu .■
and"' l>1h "nRl"* l,av' h,M their ground
« th* strawberries instead or
Mr Robin and his family. i or lhe . R
of fellow sufferers, j venture t„ ,cnd
this to the state Capital.
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Greer, Frank H. The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 55, Ed. 1 Friday, June 25, 1909, newspaper, June 25, 1909; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc127289/m1/4/: accessed June 25, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.