The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 237, Ed. 1 Sunday, January 22, 1911 Page: 4 of 12
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THF, OKLAHOMA 8TA1F. CAPT^W SUNDAY MOBNTNO, JANUARY 22, 1911.
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THE COUNTRY'S UNDESIRABLE CITIZENS.
I lie Leader, under the pretext of criticizing the
proposed bill giving ail soldiers who are not now re-
ceiving pensions and advaii mg certain pensions to
a living rate lor the old vcteiuns the balance of their
da^s, traduces liie Aatious protectors lu an extent
that in some sections would be bitterly resented.
The Leader designates the old soldiers " undesir-
able citizens in the following words:
JUr. Su4owwa> s bill, .vwot aJik $4j,OOl,-
wO a year to our a,reauy eiiui-iUuas ti'dusu. j
drainage lor tJie benei.t largely Ui uuaes.i'lOiu
citizen* was boosted nioag tius way to victory
by that strident exponent of rigid economy, Mr.
Cannon of Illinois.
UNDESIRABLE CITIZENS, FORSOOTH.
And pray, where do you get jour desirable
Certainly not among men who are not loyal to the
country and the countries defenders.
LET US SMILE
fl o thing that got?* the furthest toward
nailing liife worth while.
That m t tne least and does the most,
is juai a pleasant bm'.la
The tiu!o thai t umbles fiora a heart thai
loves its (eliowmen
NN 111 drive away the cloud of gloom an.I
coa\ thu sun again.
lt'.N :ull .if worth aiul goodlier, too. with
utanly kindness bent.
It « worth a million dollars and it Joesn t
REFORM IN CHINA
It is the barber's scissors, not the ex-
ecutions a sword, that are being Kept j
busy it. China nowadays; queues, not I
hea.Is, are falling.
Our old friend, Wu Ting-fang .la one
of the latest to Join the lanka ol tha in „„ ,^1,^ wTtlT another"man. But the
queuelesa. J . Iiunct^ are that In his hardier niood3
Air. Wu had his queue cut oft In prl- lie „m flni] n0 othet. extended outlet for
>aie, but must of hla countrymen who | „ls |ir,mi.fo Ulttn in bating Ms wife and.
have taken this means of showing their ! umjiin.
obligations to tlie animal world, but must
also serve lu the general "softening ot
the tis.-ues of Ins heart," which the min-
ister asked for, in such a manner as to
redound to tlie buietlt of the human race
Haulncs:. of heart, cruelty, and cow-
ardice go together.
The niuu thai will kick a dog will
iiicthnea be brave enough to stand up
Even today Is uncertain until It be-
If a girl isn't a good looker, she might
consult an oculist.
A winning boom can't be told by the
vav it is launched.
conversion to Western customs have
insisted, with all the pride of the receni
convert, upon having the Job done in
In the month of December alone there
were more than 40,000 queues thus sac-
rificed, and on a single day In Shanghai
no less than 4,000 met a cropper.
little children cringe.
IT WAS NOT DEMOCRACY
Geo. Ilarvey, In American Review.
Democratic rejoicing fills the air. \Vo
read of noble banquets, of vainglorious
t'tastings, of grandiloquent speech-mak-
ing, of succulent anticipating of yet
greater joys assured. %
Victory they celebrate when not even
opportunity was won.
Kxamine the facts.
Did the democrats carry congress?
According to the sacred version, and in ' Th* robber tariff won stern rebuke.
keeping with all human experience, man
was given dominion over the beasts ot
the field. He ttill possesses this power
to an almost unlimited degree. That he
should have abused it is merely in keep-
ing with the evidences always presented
wherever the unhampered exercise
Every one wants high protection for himself and
"s products and low protection or free trade on all
I 11s saul to h ve a war chest of $30,000,.
I >ul ins peace cheat measurement is considerably
■MB i Iiau Aii.lv V
i are gone.
What win the oklahoma lawyers do for buain.
i) ii Oov''"ior Haskell and the Indians
Nt Louis Globe-Democrat.
No far as we are soneerned, we are perfectly will-
[ntt that the state should put the automobile tax far
~o"U purposes as high as Hie aviation record.
Isn t it just like the dear old Democracy to give
u. elaborate, bang-up, costly banquet and then mis-
litiauage it so that none of the speakers
ls min? easier for the obap to
l «iti.veb T •' ,whor ohi"f 1,1,11 is ^""i «
■ aitliv body and a desire to he of
some use 111 the
Look not mournfully into the past; it cornea not
lagan, Uisely improve the present; it is thine. Go
Iforth to meet the shadowy future without fear and
|with a manly heart.
It is hardly proper to call the New York senatorial
|situation a deadlock. In view of the prominence of
I an,many hall in the fray it would be more appro-
priate to call it a clinch.
allows says that hope is the best remedy
1." the blues. That recalls the fact that an Irish-
Jsaul the best way to cure insomnia is to
| *leep and forget all about it.
T'"- people as a whole are not bad. politically
Their instincts are right, hut they are led by the
eiaii.'. so-called leaders, who in turn are owned by
| a dictator or dictators, who
are the gross offenders,
m. . , , Tne h<,*t way to break an Idol is to get
J lie proposed lull is broad, humane, just patriotic.1 an introduction to it.
and no true patriot can object to its enactment. I .. ~°-
lu the language of Hughes, of West Virginia:- ^ "y
The bill is not sectional, not political. It was con-1 —
ceived in righteousness and born in honor. It is a'„Y°u,m*y have no"«<i how hard it is
credit to the Nation, just as it is an act of justice to
— j the Nation s defenders. It will carry joy and com-
fort to homes in every section of our common
It is another token of a great Nation's gratitude.
It serves notice on the present generation of
young men and on generations yet to come that thev
who tight their country's battles need not fear for
the future in their old age; that the nation is not
forgetful of their deeds.
The beneficiaries of the bill enlisted at the call of
duty with 110 thought of emoluments, pay or pension.
They were patriots then; they are patriots now;
and the man who would so degrade himself in the
eyes of all true born American as to refer to them
as "undesirable citizens," is indeed himself "At for
treason, strategem and spoils."
The old soldiers do not appear before the loyal
people of the Nation as dependants.
The patriots of a Nation have said to the old sol-
"You stood by the Nation when it needed you,
and now the Nation stands by you ill your old age
and possible need."
The soldiers of the Civil War arc dying at a rate
that is appalling. When you realize that each day
that passes over our heads 100 of them have gone to
their reward, 3.000 of them dying a month, you will
see that the small remnant of the great armies of the
Republic will soon melt away, and if they are to re-
ceive further benefits the time should not be post
poned an hour.
As the end draws near those who have in the past
favored the pension system are enlightened and
broadened in mind, realizing that a fuller and
daeper significance is attached to the service rend
ered by these brave soldiers now ravaged by disease,
decrepit and helpless and in many instances feebly | ,en''hor ^hf1 ls <ioin? better than you
, . could do to save your life.
tottering to honored graves.
And yet there, arises one who poses as a leader
who hurls at the broken ranks the stigma of:—
No words ever fitted themselves to a person more
forcefully than do tlie words of Shakespere here
borrowed, to him who thus maligns:—
"For vicious natures, when they once begin
To take distaste, and purpose no requital;
The greater debt they owe, the more they hate."
The farmer bends the knej to
— none, and is less
disturbed by the world-wide reign of graft and
greed I han any of hi fellows. May he live long and
prosper this son of the soil, who is the balance
wheel of the universe.
If the present legislature will only pass the appro-
priation bills and steer clear of jackpots and abstain
j i.mi grafting ai.d adjourn and go home without
putting a single additional law on the statute book,
it "ill leave the state in far better condition than ir
(it enacts a humored so-called "reform" laws.
I he indictment for perjury of trustees of a New
York h g bank „.h0 gigllefl fB|(w statcments tQ
the bank s condition, merely means that the law-
does not agree with the notion that a trustee is one
[ who trusts somebody else and takes that somebody's
I word for it.
| Ohio ts having. a taste of political loot that it does
not lu any way appreciate and incidentally it is
receiving some free advertising that it does not seek
However it will clear the atmosphere somewhat
lien it is all out of their svstem.
h is said that the American Exchange National
Hank of New York has sunk five hundred thousand
doliarsliti the New York Commercial newspaper
John K. Ualsh. it will be remembered, sunk a huge
sum in running a newspaper in Chicago. News-
papers are expensive, but some people have to have
them, or pretend they do.
"Th* London Morning Post" is doubtless correct
in attributing the settlement of the North Atlantic
fisheries dispute to improved temper on both sides.
The temper of the Anglo-Saxon nations toward
each other has materially changed for the better in
recent years, and there is no present reason to
doubt that the change will prove permanent.
JUST FIFTY YEAKS AGO,
Fifty years ago this month, if history is written
ton e. tly, political events in America were moving
rapidly to civil war.
Of course few who now are the active men and
women moving rapidly forward and keeping step
with the advance guard were then on earth, but
history when written by faithful chroniclers, passes
from one generation to another always coming
down the line to those who need it and who are most
likely to utilize it.
At the November election of 18ti0 Abraham Lin-
coln, whose birthday we may soon recall, has re-
ceived 180 electoral votes, John Breckinridge, ~L',
John Bell, 29, Stephen A. Douglas, 12.
The popular vote was in striking contrast to
these figures, but Abraham Lincoln had received a
greater vote than any of the other candidates. His '
vote was greater than that of Douglas or Breckin-
ridge, or Bell, but it was not greater than their com-
The opposition combined east a few hundred
thousand more votes than Lincoln received, but Lin-
coln s vote exceeded the vote for Douglas by almost
half a million: it exceeded the Breckinridge vote
more than a million and it was larger than the Bell
vote by more than a million and two hundred
to flnd people who owe you money.
W lien a woman has to pay for lier ex-
perience. ahe wants It at bargain rates.
It appears that our warships are more
deadly in times ot peace than In timeg
NN hat a Rlrl likes about a man sending
her flowers Is that some other girl didn't
A woman cares very little whether she
is comfortable or not provided her gown
Butler Ames should now return to the
airship industry. He might make a suc-
cess of that.
Tho average foreigner who marries an
American heiress spends his honeymoon
The house doesn't seem to agree with
the rules any more than the rules agree
with the house.
A Chicago woman rides on street cars
to cure headache. Some cures are worse
than the disease.
The Baltimore banquet settled at least
one controversy—The Democratic party
ha.« not gone dry.
Vr. Roosevelt been having accused of
treason, we may expect further additions
to the Ananias club.
S'pt Goodwin ought to break into tiio
Gould family once before foreign money-
hunters rob the garden.
That T os Angeles woman who sought
work and g"t a husband just reversed the
a! feminine experience.
Be generous with your children's
For a dispute to get red hot It's only
necessary that neither side should know
what It is talking about.
One who signs himself 'CV' vouchsafes*
"Speaking of paydays, have you noticed
that there are five of them in January?"
"What would the devil say if he came
to Broadway ?" asks tho New York
Glob' Nothing; he would be speech-
Liberal Chines, having so complex | ,!gllts not Bcuomp|,3hed wlth th0 80be.
ami unexpected an emancipation from , jn(( Bensu of „,e reSpoMlblllty Involved,
one historic custom. It ought not to be ! Nt, BOOJ man „.ould wanton,y hurt any
expecting too much to have them like- j |lvillg creature. No surgeon worthy of
Ms set their ta.es against another alto , the „ume wouU1 lnllu.t unnecessary pain
less Innocent practice. „pl,r an anlmaU ,low,.Ver alluring the
Among highclass Chinese the binding | p,„s|ieet „r medical discovery.
of the feet of female children so as to
produce the deformity that wu regard
as hideous still prevails.
Missionaries preached and strove
against it with little success until tho
services of some influential Chinese wern
enlisted in the crusade. Even then the
real progress made by the reformers was
The conditions of today in this regard
are not very much better than those that
existed when China was a country close I
to the outside world.
But the Chinese have now shown a
decided leaning towards reform accord-
ing to Western notions. They have taken
the first step, which is always the hard-
est; tho rest should be easier.
ADVICE TO GIRLS
Undoubtedly, much has been accom-
plished for the welfare of man, and of
Did tho democrats carry New YOrk?
Far from It. They did not even poll
their full vote.
Dix received fewer votes than Chapter.
Republicans deliberately defeated their
candidate and his sponsor by remaining
Did the democrats carry Ohio? Not at
all. Harmon's vote was 477,000; Bryan's
Did the democrats carry New Jersey?
No. Wilson, the independent, the prog-
ressive, the eloquent, achieved his own
election and with it a legislature by a
Did tho democrats carry Connecticut
animals as well by means of experiments i or Massachusetts? Neither. Baldwin
conducted upon the living subject. But J barely won by the aid of Roosevelt, Foss
to the right-minded person the word
"vivisection" carries with it a stigma
that will remain until wholesale experi-
ments by half-baked scientists are pro-
hibited, and the practice even by ex-
perts made the subject of humane anl
The whole matter merits the public at-
tention that has been given it.
There is pretty strong testimony that
experimental carving often develops Into
a settled habit, in which case the prelim-
inary investigation of the internal ap-
paratus of guinea pigs and rabbits Is
followed by an irresistible desire to ex-
plore the hidden regions of the human
The mania for promlscous surgical
operations has already reached such an
advanced stage that a man with a verm-
ifoim appendix is almost as rare In the
east as a "two-lunger" In Colorado.
I Help protect tho helpless animals, and
Iyou will end by protecting yourself, and
put a stop to the steadily growing re-
| frain: "Cut. cut, cut, on my old gray
!• bones, M. D."
Science is a beautiful thing, but there
is what has been spoken of as "science
falsely so called," in which may be
Every young girl looks with scorn on
the old drunken sot and wonders how
his wife ever came to marry him.
She doesn't stop to think that the old
sot was not always such a miserable
being, but mayhap was at one time a
handsome young man.
He had no idea of ever becoming an
old sot. He simply thought of having
a good time with the boys.
He saw other men take a drink with
the crowd and still maintain their po- j
sltion In societly and the business world, '
and he thought he could do the same, j p,at.ed m>JcU of the moJern ..vlv|seo-
,he„C0.Uldn:t COntr°: hlS ai,pe,lte' and lion," at Its worst as repellent as the
flowing bowl and J shambles, without its compensating ben-
by sheer audacity; both states return
In Indiana, regular republicans defeat-
ed the Insurgent Bevendge; in Maine,
Hale, by emulating Achilles, chose a
democrat as his successor; In Nebraska,
Bryan, maintaining unbroken his peer-
less record of helping the enemy, de-
feated the democratic candidate for gov-
Their success, which now ls celebrated,
wa3 forced upon them; the opportunity
in which they revel was presented not
hopefully, but grudgingly, by & discon-
tented and resentful people.
his love for the flowing bow
the result was that it got him down,
just as It will get any man down who
follows it up.
If you could look back twenty years, NAT GOODWIN
young lady, you might see that old sot ^'as and alas, no sooner floes Nat
a fair-haired, open face, lovable young 4 oodwin get on- trouble fixed with his
man; the leader of his social circle, | : iun be is tailed upon to settle
whose only fault was his free-hearted- janother.
ness and his love of pleasuie. But ' "eems that Nat. while playing in bt.
twenty years of dissipation have seared j I-i'tils durit ihe summer of 11)90, « xc-
hls cheeks and bleared his eyes and as a | cutcd so many fantastic stunts outside
result he is the wreck you now be- ' ' * ll's 'c^'dar engagement as to lay the
[ basis for a divorce, and his wife. Miss
And then again if you could I
ty years into the future; that sporty
yovng man with the flashy tie and peg-
top trousers upon whom you lavish your j
affection: that free and easy, happy-go- i
lucky young fellow who holds your heart '
In bondage, and who you say "only |
drinks a little to be sociable." he may |
be the drunken sot of twenty year3
hence—and you may be the poor wife,
and then people will look upon your hag-
gard. care-worn face and say "How !
in the world did she ever come td marry .
such a brute?"
A FEATHERED NUISANCE
From Cincinnati Timed-Star.
The experience of a Cincinnati hotel,
whose employes and guests are annoyed
—to put it mildly—by the notay activities
of sparrows, can probably be duplicated
in almost every city and town in tho
Of course, it is the English sparrow
that causes all the trouble. Not one of
the several native orinthological species
that are forced to bear the name, and
some of the contumely that attaches to
it, would be guilty of such abandoned
conduct. But the English sparrow could
be guilty of anything and not show the
slightest sign of contrition.
Periodically a crusade is preached
againstthe sparrow. Anathema is thun-
dered at him, and a war of extermina
tls is urged. But the sparrow weathers
all storms, just as he weatiters tho storm*
of winter and the h<*at of summer. He
thrives on excommunication and pursues
the noisy tenor of his way wholly un-
l iving been brought to this < ountry.
not of his own vlltion. but as a result
- | Goodrich that was, has hired a lawyer
and is hunting up Nat's unsavory record.
Poor Nat is scratching his head and
sinking softly t i himself that old refrain,
"Wimmin, wimmiti, wimmin, wtmmln. '
has alto:?etl «
STRIVE FOR GOOD
Modern business stops not for poetry
~>r art nor sentiment. Even Hlnky
Dink's thirst bazaar is about to be torn
The art of saying appropriate words
i a kindly waj is ont that never goes
it of fashion, and Is within reach of
Germany refuses to take kindly to the
eternal peace" idea. First thing it
knows It will bring itself under the dis-
pleasure of Andy Carnegie.
Democratic leaders have come to the
conclusion that Bryan never will be pres-
ident of these United States. The public
eame to that conclusion back in 185)6.
A North Carolina triple murderer was
convicted in eight minutes. A circus
was probably in town and the jury was
. hurry to do its duty and take In
In the moments of discouragement that
lids brand new year is bound to bring,
as have its predecessors, remember that
it is not the ultimate goal we reach but
the goal we strive for that enriches our
smallest efforts and immortalizes our
Though some of us, under the influence
of pessimism, may imagine that those
fame efforts are not vividly strong
enough to penetrate the light of obscur-
ity, we are mistaken.
Every act, no matter how minute, has
its own little halo, of whatever color it
And we must not let our emotions
master us; we must dominate them.
Though 1911 is already three weeks old,
there is still time for a new resolution.
M'-s Mortimer 'Herkimer of Utah ad-
vocates polygamy a* a remedy for the
divorce evil. That ought to make ths
soul mates and affinities perk up and
Twelve United States marines have
been landed in Honduras to protect
American interests. That number of
healthy Americans ought to he enough
to whip both armies.
JAPAN AND HER ANARCHISTS
Japan has a constitution which repeats
in an absent-minded way most o
guarantees and safguards so dear t
Anglo-Saxon and so commonly found in | appoint a t
his Bill of Rights.
Among the excellent features of her
excellent constitution is the assurance
that no one shall be deprived of llfo
and liberty without a fair and
It 'is to be regretted, therefore, that
the present administration in Japan,
which is a notably conservative one.
j should have failed to conserve the con-
| ftitution upon the only occasion in re-
cent years when it met any strain what-
BILL AGAINST STRIKE hadn't my
ring all strikes and lockouts to j here. Tha
be Illegal and providing compulsory ar- favor- and
bit ration i'or all disputes are ti o means ! Or the oi
set forth to solve the labor question .n a destro\ • i
h bill prepared by State Senator Georgj i of all, a m
W. Hhaefer of Spokane, for introduction 'ml'dlng hi
at the present session of the legislature, or riTiv oij
The pt nalty for inciting a strike or a ma! es him
lockout, is fixed at $1,000. ! But here
The bill provides that any employe -is In hie
may be fined 150 for every' day he is on nine points
-tiike, whiit any employer tausing a i '■> lemain
lockout becomes liable to a line of $1) | tight away
a day fjr each employe thus deprived
of work, >Jhls in no instance to be lesj
than 8100 a day In the aggregate. The
arbitration i oard is to be composed o'
five membc's, two each to be selected
by employer and employed, the four
chosen to appoint the fifth. Any member
aco. pting a gratuity from either side is
llablbe to a fine of 51,000.
j Seven classes of industrial disputes
I are named as coming within the Juris- I of t
j diction of the arbitration board, as fol- j kell
lows Wages, hours and terms of em- of i
ploynient, employment of children.
vorltlsm, faulty material oi- dama
work, established customs and uses of i term of offU
various trades and interpretation *
Difference arising out of any of ti
the I foregoing causes is ground for applv
th- | in? to the commissioner of labor t
>f arbitration, follow
w Is. and
< at least
e is liketjr
Fr< m Bartlesville Eterprlse.
Governor Cruce is handle lipped In the
beginning of his administration by the
condition of affirs left by his predeces-
sor, ( haries N. Haskell. Cruce seems
willing to comply with the request of tho
legislature for information and copies
of the contracts made by Governor Has-
Oklahoma City In the matter
of moving the capital from Guthrie, but
Haskell still retains possession of ths
records and documents pertaining to his
EGGS IS EGGS
A bill 1ms been introduced in the Indiana legisla-
ture to regulate the sale of eggs.
If it passes, any person who offers for sale eggs
that are frozen or that have been removed from the
shell for use in bakeries and the like is liable
fine and imprisonment.
A penalty also attaches to the sale of storage
for fresh eggs.
All storage eggs must be properly labeled.
lu this way the public health is to be protected
and the American hen will be prevented from work-
ing1 over time.
Arch Hoxsey called Moisant reckless and other
"experts" are now calling Hoxsev reckless. As a
matter of fact, why not confess that anyone who
tries the air in the present stage of aeroplaning is
simply gambling for the big monev hoping to quit
before the grim reaper gets around The Wrights, j fell and received fatal injuries. Two hours
Glenn Curtis, and other pioneers of the air appear | the cat came down of her own accord
to love the ground. ' that just like a calJ
A Brooklyn fireman, who tried to rescue a cat (hat
had climbed to the highest branches of a loft \ tree.
The Columbia State argues that the
square nieal makes the well rounded
mat Beg to differ, neighbor. Many of
the biggest eaters of sacred and profane
history were long and skinny.
Ti e Richmond Journal has raisej the
question: ••flow to| handle sheen kill-
ing dogs." "We have found louble bar-
reled shot guns a reasonably practical
remedy—Mfntgomory, (Ala.) Advertiser.
It seems that the government's supply
if ready cash is higher just now that at
n" time since last July. Most of us
have been wondering where all the
mcney was around Christmas.
Commenting on the high cost of food. |
a highbrow tells us that college boys
are hollow all the wav down the lees. (
Does he mean to infer that the domes !
of sa'd college boys are solid?
Twenty-four alleged anarchists have
been arrested, tried in star chamber
upon secret charges and sentenced to
This is the sort of occasion upon which
the Anglo-Saxon takes a secret pleasur#
III his Bill of Bights.
When a Czolgosz strikes down our
president, we Insist that the most prom-
inent lawyer in Buffalo shall lay down
his work and devote himself to the task
of seeing that the defendant is not "ju-
dicially lynched," and that every one
)f his rights as an individual are scru-
If we ever tend to forget those rights.
I there are always a few in the commu-
j nitv to remind us of them and to insist
| upon their observance.
| Japan can scarcely be said to have ;i
I constitutional government when no man
| there dares to raise his voice in behalf
of the constitution.
ing which neltner employer nor ein-
1 ployed ls permitted to make any chan^vj
in terms and conditions of employn
until a final decision has been given by
tho board. In the event no decision >s
reached a new board may be summoned
While the board is empowered to sum-
mon witnesses and take testimony, at-
torneys at law are barred from appear-
ing except by agrement of both parties
and all the members of the arbitration
THE POTATO WASH
In a railway car chat the other day
a London medical man told a good
story which had coine within his own
I A mother was frequently bringing her
j child to him for treatment, but the doc-
j tor could discner nothing amis
I its need of a good wash. She
j tain the Infant was suffering fr<
I terrible complaint and begged ti
\ to do his best. He prescribed a dally j
i wash with the water in which potato*-, I
[ had been peeled.
| Never suspecting that this was merely |
a ruse to get the child washed, tho I '
mother followed the Instructions to the ! "
letter. Rosy cheeks appeared, arid
clean, heal by looking child gladd« r
Governor Cruce i;
spirit in the way ii
hold of the affairs
Hon and ho ought
every good citizen
as he continues to
on which he has sti
to have a great dea
t | certainly will be
v I hold In time and
do the things ho
augural address a
shoeing the proper
which he is taking
of the administra-
te be assisted by
>f tho state as long
o work along the lines
started. Haskell seems
eal of influence, but ho
shaken loose front his
the new uovernor can
has outlined in his in-
ul message to the legls-
, the mother's heart. She sounded thr
. doctor's praises everywhtre and advlsi-t
I other mothers to test the efficiency m
From Kingfisher Star.
Three weeks of masterly inactivity Is
tlu> record « f the third Oklahoma leg-
islature to date, with little evidence
that our wise nolens are putting on their
Notwithstanding Gov. Crime's recom-
mendation that the legislature devote
their attention to a few much needed
laws md refrain from littering up the
I th freaks and ppecial pro-
tn appears to be ex-
Mooslte. in the house nearly two
I bills have been introduce 1 and
senate over sixty and tho revel
thing appears to he lacking with
house majority, and that is an ef-
it leader who knows enough to con-
t.i his party to essentials and ke<>r
frivolities. In the senate, the trou-
• m t<> i.e too mains fewftrtii wWti
Imagine that tl.e fate of the state de-
ns. t beii-
n ti nd y
trenuous 'ife, we have n defen-c
'peaking of th
Premier Rrfand of Prance. When not
gaged In afTairs of state. M Brland 's
kent busy dodging bullets and brick" ats.
Paris appears to be a speedy city in
uiwc« ways than ou§>
AS TO VIVISECTION Tt n -r oc
ords of the Rev. I*. G. B. Pierce 1 same res
dumb creation and his H*i!v apullca
t against ihe wholesale
practice of vivisection in the name of fj,,, ^rop j,
scie.neo will not only appeal with moving Lt, ^cat. ho
power to the average man and tend to |sh« t;- of th"
bi'il'g about a better understadlng of his 1 coU1 l,'orasT,
red to her that precisely
would have follojved the
i of soap and water.
i their shoulders,
fining tho woes of
rapidly and iR profit-
"e. With their char-
d Hi'! fish ness, the
" seekers have tried
tn'*e n back
elusion of more Impor-
ts, aol be has been
a halt Hereafter, he
seekers will have fn
ind rail only after rep-
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Greer, Frank H. The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 237, Ed. 1 Sunday, January 22, 1911, newspaper, January 22, 1911; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc127598/m1/4/: accessed February 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.