The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 73, Ed. 1 Wednesday, July 17, 1907 Page: 4 of 8
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ME OKLAHOMA STATE CAPITAL
By The state Capital Company.
FHANK H. CHEER. EDITOR.
Dally by Carl ler--Strlctly In Advance.
TH^ OKLAHOMA CAPITAL, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY 17, 1907.
$o. 1 o
One Month o
On. Montl?a',^^V.Mall::8,rlc^^!n^Cl^n!?':... J0 4n
Three Month 1.00
Six Months 2 on
One Year ".V"/--V.V.V.'.'.V4.00
No subscriptions will be cent by mall In city of Guthrie
One year by mall $ I .OO
Six Months .... $o.25
It was within the power of the constitutional con-
vention to make safe statehood lor Oklahoma, but
they failed to exhibit manhood sufficient for such a
Instead of in any way benefitting the people in
way of taxation the crazy quilt makers have inereav
ed the number of senators, thereby increasing taxa-
The Oklahoma I'ost, Haskell's penny-a-liner,
wants some one to come to (iuthrie and slug the
State Capital. There are other democrats who
would like to see that tiling done.
It is always safe to hold councils of war behind
closed doors in order that the enemy may be kept in
ignorance of intended movements. The constitu-
tional convention leaders evidently regard the peo-
ple of Oklahoma as the enemy. Wichita Kagle.
They are calling him the ''radical president" now.
Well, he generally does go to the root of the matter;
and now lie wants to reserve the remaining coal, oil
and mineral.lands, and what is left of the depleted
forests for the people. We can stand even that ex-
hibition of radicalism without having to call in the
DEMOCRATIC LEADERSHIP FOR THE
George Evans, of the Chickasha Express, is a sly
cuss, lie gives just enough exagerated political re-
minders and republican teasers to keep the "consti-
tution republicans" of that section in line, and there
is more of them in Chickasha than iu any other part
of Greater Oklahoma.
For instance he says tauntingly for the true blue
lei lows, and at the same time to hold tlfo recruits in
Every time a republican convention meets it
makes good democratic medicine."
He has of course forgotten the, "I don't know
you! you go to li—1" convention episode, the con-
gressional contest which Grady county participated
in where theft, snap-judgment, gaglaw, bulldozing
and such were charged, and the end is not yet
Wonder if there isn't a little medicine in such 'ac-
tions for the republicans?
. ",Take Uamon says there will be no ticket nom-
inated by the republicans,' etc., when the fact is no
one is authorized \o speak for what the republicans
will do in convention. They will do the proper
republicans will line up iu common
The mayor of Mason City, Iowa, judge of the city
court, is an unique temperance reformer, and dis-
til.nges every drunk arrested and brought before
him who will sign a pledge to abstain from drink for
two years. Whether a judge of any court lias a right
to do that or not does not make any difference, for
lie just does it every day in the week. If even a
majority keep the pledge it will prove a great
scheme, and the judge ought to rank with Billy Sun-
day as a reformer.
thing and all
I he trust controlled political bosses who are
fighting the constitution," etc. Mr. Kvans know*
full well that was the political gerrymander reversed
he would, in face of all the advantages to be gained
in the present constitution—the court town and six
mile strip added to Grady,—he found fighting man-
fully against the highway robber.
"Federal office holders playing to block the state-
hood program" etc.
The Express knows how to hold the fellows in line
and it is working overtime on the job.
And the "constitutional republicans" stay hitched.
LIBERTY, HONOR, MANHOOD,
1 he democratic press is nothing in the present con-
test if it is not unfair.
They belch forth the charge that because a re-
publican can not swallow the bitter dose prepared
by a closed door partisan convention, "You are op-
posed to statehood."
and brought before of tho'faoTtllYif"J!* ^ u " in the facfl
ot tut tact that it was a republican delegate who
made the fiirht that made it possible to have state-
The democratic party drunk with its overwhelm-
ing. brutal majority, yet proposes to make the re-
publicans 111 voting for the constitution sign away
their right to equal suffrage at the ballot box. This
is their ultimatum, and yet they have the hardihood
lo say of him who protests at such an outrage—he is
opposed to statehood. A more cowardly, unjust
method of whipping American citizens into line was
never attempted. And it will not win out. Might
does not make right, and right will prevail iu the
The kingdom of Belgium is greatly alarmed,
'"'"l'old is about to announce that he has
married a common woman. And, if he does so*, the
people of Belgium fear that the son of this'common
woman may in time be their king. Inasmuch as
Leopold himself is the worst old roue in Europe, as
well as the greatest rascal that ever went unghange'd
it doesn't appear that the son of a common woman
would make any worse ruler that old Leopold him-
self. In the language „f Pope, "his ignoble blood
has crept through geroundrels sinee the llood."
They have the gall to make this charge in the face
of the fact that it was a republican congress
that passed the enabling act, making it possible to
They have the gall to make this statement in the
tace of the fact that it was was republicans who
made the long light for statehood.
1 he fact is they have the gall of the devil himself
when they insinuate for one moment that any re-
publican is opposed to statehood.
All republicans are anxious for statehood but not
to that extent that they will sacrific manhood, honor
and principle to gain it.
Subjugation and disfranchisement used upon
the man of honor and independence receives the
"eserved response of contempt and hatred.
Thus it is that the answer to the charge of "oppo,
sition to statehood" must be.framed.
Liberty, honor, manhood, principle—statehood.
AN HONEST CONFESSION
• ' IS GOOD FOR THE SOUL'
l ost lias treated the proposed constitution
as a business rather than a political proposition.
—Oklahoma Post, Friday, July 12, Editorial
pape, second column.
No one who is familiar with the truckling, grovel-
ing ma tier in which the Post lias danced to the Con
( 011. music doubts the above statement.'
The only question now is,—
What was the .price, and does such treachery to
one's party pay in the long run?
It may furnish the lubricator for a while but when
it-gives out can a newspaper get back into line?
(Note:—We specify the date, page and column be-
cause the Post has on several occasions in the past
attempted to squirm out of statements credited to
Wichita Eagle; people can now sec the
w-ir.dom of ronsrea. In limiting ihe impro-
priation to pay the expense:! of tho Okla-
homa constitutional convention. Want of
funis may Induce the body to adjourn
I ICagle: The constitutional co.i-
mention changed the legislative apportion-
ment Just enough to acknowledge that
it was rotten In tho Ilrst place.
Tulsa World:—Bill failed to tell now
t,„ i document with thirty holes shit
throuKli It by its constitution inakars
was "greater than til© constitution of the
Wichita Bagle.-Wlth Bird McGuire,
Tom Ferguson and Frank Frantz in tho
Held and a full state ticket, with dill
<: rliiif-i fur chairman of the state coin-
ml t tee, that Indian Territory crowd
would wonder what hit them.
Wichita Beacon"Before the cons-i-
tutlon wop a mended." said an admiring
democrat. "William Jennings Bryan s*<d
that it was a better constitution than the
constitution of the United States B,t
sakes alive, wouldn't he have to bust
the covers off his old thesaurus to And
the right words nowr!"
McAlester News:-The Hon. "Stump"
Ashby, once the king bee of the middle-
of-the-road populists of Texas, and a co-
conspirator of I3!ind Orator Gore, against
the peace and dignity of the democratic
party of Texas, is the democratic nomi-
ne for the legislature from Marshall
county, Oklahoma. The old pops are
Cherokee Republican:-When the Tulsa
convention adjourns its policy will be
the policy of the republican party of
tli.- state and will be supported by all.
There will be no bolters, no kickers, but
a short, enthusiastic campaign and then
The Enid Wave, democratic Is not much
stuck on Alfalfa Bill. Of hLs boom for
president it says: The fellow that
proposed the name of Alfalfa BUI tor
vice president on a ticket with Bryan
should be presented with a sham pillow
cause. The republicans try to make It ap-
pear that the suggestion was made In
earnest. Murray has already had all the
honors he ran stand up under. The
State Capital cartoons have swelled Wil-
"Wichita Eagle:—The democrats are ac-
cusal of trying to bolster up their pro-
posed constitution by quoting Mr. Bryce's
Indorsement, when the British aml«s«a-
dor never sakl It. And nobody would
have believed him if he had said It.
Cherokee RepublicanThe gerrymand-
er con con is very sick. Took ill on ihe
sight of the census man. Boss Haskell
is perplexed as to just how to dlagnos-
the case. Cocklebur Bill doubtless thinks
that a bottle of amendments would be a
good prescription. An operation will be
necessary. The patient has too marv
harmful appendlres and all must be
cut out, otherwise the sick constitution
cannot live but a short time.
Guthrie Pays Your |
Merehandlseof any kind ,he GUTHRIE RETAIL MERCH-
Ao.,will return your fare on the following conditions.
* .UIW w.J IIIV lUlll/WIIIg
miles rh^, P"fon.con1,lll8 a distance of not less than ten miles nor more ihan one hundred
b"yte! ™ «
amount the m^rehTn, 0De or more of the merchan's named below for which
ticket as nroof of d^stann fSSUC a,C°l:Pun Providcd lhe Purchasers present iheir return trip
secretary f "? J!hlch they come> ,hls coupon must be presented to the
of railroad fare actually pa 1!" daysfrom date* Refunds will not be made in excess
BOOTS AND SHOES F'rmS Wh° Par,ic,Pa,e refund fares
.Rexroat!, J. A.
Lisenschmidt, Chas. F. Smith j E
Robinson, P. C. y t>.
C— f-ND FUBNISniNOS. GUNSMITH ANDSPOETING GOODS.
* ' ' ' Olsmith Arras Cc >
harriman as a world power.
From the Qlobe-Democra^t.
In the face of the new peril
government the Japanese
v youiiR mnn or woman in this city who is
regularly employed nt stated wages ought to L.,. able
to save some money each week. This should be
posited with one or the other of our banks, where it
will earn some interest ami by ami by a sufficient
amount of capital will have been accumulated
start the saver into business on his or her own ae-
count. Yon will never have any capital until you
practice the saving habit; one must economize if he
over wishes to start in the financial world. The best
plan is to form the habit of laying by each week a
certain percentage of one's earnings
The democrats in the Con. Con. Iu.,1 an opportunity
to be decent with the people but the tenacity and de-
termination of Haskell, Gore, Murray and others, to
make Oklahoma a democratic state for time to come
would not allow it Gore, in his talks before the ap-
portionment committee repeatedly state,I that thev
must make the state so strongly democratic by ap-
portionment as to forever hold it a southern state
J his was the burden of his talk, when behind close I
doors, at all times—and the leaders have ae.11
to that extent that the rank and tile, the riiir-tmrl i,,- th« • «
ami bobtail fellows, unwillingly as a rule danced v , 7 ! 7'"™
the crack of the whip, and their votes counted in the l„nl ' 1' ;l!|v <'"sl : Averse ti,
line up just as much us though their hearts were in LOn(lllll,n« a d you would be sending forth
the movement. * , v"rv col,,n,n ln the Herald, "No Mat
__ I such a cost."
H illy becomes one who is gaining
nothing to belch forth in accents wil
"To desire statehood
The desire of statehood at any cost is the hon-
est prayer of every citizen in the two territories
•Mr. Herald reverse the tables and then be honest
with yourself and with your God.
Would you at the cost of disfranchisment of 30,-
000 of your partisans, be for statehood under th'e
xists today us it did a week ago
aye, three months pgo, when you were adv
a sane revision of the constitution.
11 "Desire statehood at any cost," you say
' i well may you and your partisans shout
"at any c
Our young people are too prone t„ feel that the
men of the past and present generations have had
greater advantages in acquiring education and
amassing fortunes than ever come to them; when
the facts are that success in the professonal and busi-
ness world has opened up many new avenues and
made it possible for all who are so inclined
only repeat these achievements, but to cxcet
Never before in the history of this eountn
prosperity of a generation rested
themselves as at present.
One only has to watch the development
young business men to realize that iu nine <
ehood for us at
all and losing
rar scare drops out. Not from the
mikado does this latest menace come,
but from somebody nearer home—from
i-.uward II. Ilarlman. Por several months
P -st the Interstate Commerce Commissi™
has hern rounding up Harrlmans various
sorts of operations, and labeling and *at-
alogulng them. Arranged alphabetically
reB,ster wu '" run the entire seal®
" or up. Ah they write themselves
.irroM the fare of the Rlobe his railroad
and steamboat conquests cover a !<r~«
part of North America, and they stretch
"" the hemisphere of
Asia The map which trace, the x.„r3e
li ™! ? ! "nes makM the
ei hut tiiT or nn Amsrlc?n
sta, but like Harriman lake. Says the
mav i°, "'e Harriman
I Journey by steamship from New
' N,ew Orleans, thence by rail to
to Chin!! rVhenCe a'"r""8 ,he Pa"inj
t Ohlna^ And. returning by anoth.>.-
route u, the rmted States, he may „o to
by nny """ of three rail lines,
and thence to. Kansas City or Omn ia
without leaving the dork or platform of
nn? i'?rn"r..Wh'r'' h<> r'*l,rol . an i wlth-
Thi. V I™ !lS a"y P"rt hls forney."
This looks like expansive language, hut
It does not soar nearly as much as It •
!" ' • s,l|l sticking to facts, for
DJ Blltlpiai "community of' Interest"
Pacts, he can ride across the contln.-nt 'o
New York by either one of two rail
loutes without getlng out of cars which
obej his orders.
Even on the bnlfl and Inadequate phow-
ing made by the Interstate Clminen.-e
ommlsslon Mr. Harriman Is a greater
conqueror than Caesar or Alexander, but
h«' is too modest to accept this distinction,
le blames this rep, rt all on politics "It
Rood policy to atack me. • l.e
snys. 'lint i <.an stand It much better
nan the people of the country can viand
that sort of procedure on the part of
he government tribunals charged with
the duty of Impartially administering
|!'VVH'" an(I threatens, after study-
ing the report, to "have something to viy
•'bout It later." ire points out several
statements which he rails errors, inti-
mates that the commission Is prejudii-ai
■ gainst him, and even Insinuates that
( i" president bus some sort of a grud>o
against him. His promise to look Into
t.ie matter, and have something to *av
about It. will load the country to *bell ve
Jlu.t Interesting revelations may be made
hi a few days. If he talks as effertlvotv
"S he works he will be able to s.iy
sorne things to which his frlrnd Roose-
velt and the other sfi.ooo.noo of inhabl-
t.lilts Of the rnlted States will be
pelled to listen.
larquharson, A. 0.
Petersen, Ed. C.
COAL AND WOOD DEALERS.
Cheadle, N. E.
Fairfield, J. B. (Transfer & Storage).
COFFEE AND TEA GO'S.
Guthrie Tea & Coffee Co.
DBUGS PAINTS ETC.
Eagle Drug Store.
Gray, A. E. (Wall Paper)
Lillie, F. B.
Owl Drug Store.
Ben fro > C. B. (Wall Paper)
DRY GOODS, NOTIONS ETC.
Fair Department Store.
Grand Leader Department Store.
Bamsay Bros. Dry Good? Co
• Collar, M.
Patterson Furnit'ire Co.
Bhodes, W. L. '
Anders.ins Variety Store.
Bank Grocery. (Meat Market)
Hartshorn, E. (Meat Market)
Hopkins, Geo. W.
Houston, J. J.
Hirschi & ICnebel Co.
New York Hardware Store.
Guthrie Ice & Cold Storage Co.
Buemmeli, Braun Co.
IMPLEMENTS AND VEHICLES
Lyon, J. S.
Packer. W. D.
Douglas Jewelry Co.
White, C. W.
LADIES' FURNISHING GOOPS
Knauss, E. H.
PRINTING AND BOOK MANUFACTURING
* Leader Printing Co.
The State Capital Co. ,
New York Racket Store.
ST. Louis 5 & 10 cent Store
Blue Bell Bar.
Elks Bar 4#
Guthrie Bar. ' .? ;*
Weinberger & Co.
WALL PAPER AND PAINTS
For any further information write or call upo^W.^R AYSON Sectary.
—■ i mi i
114 W. Oklahoma Avenue.
take care of the Japanese situation, pro-
viding Togo keeps still long enough, can
the president set "Fighting Bob" upon
Harriman? The map shows that llarri-
man's dominion not only stretches from
.hhe"unlonr0'Per,ty °' t"° be"
... , sense Into a few
of the majority of ,he con con der|i>
! out his labors were fruitless, the . rowd
IT being bound to merely make a grand-
• stand play by making thirty odd amend-
ments none of which amended anytfiing.
Therefore he left disgusted and
Kong, and down into the Bay'of Bengal! I th® Muskogee Phoenix.
but It. covers a large part of the land I., constitution threat to disfranchiie i ..c .C1i uisgusiea and went
surface of the American Continent .Mr ! . n^Kroes was to catch the unrecon- home this morning ready for irood snh-
Harrlman challenges tho United states' |8 I10, mocrat'c vote the primaries ! stant'nl business that will upset the
pretensions as a world power. I*t us .;eo L1!1: Work^ The assault on tiie Ju- j calculation* of the disfranchising iriiv
what sort of a response Oyster Bay will dlc,ary w«'ch robbed a Judge of his only | makers. s '
make to this defiance. weapon of self defense in oontempt cases keep your eye on Greer Wnni>
— h""8 '°®atch.th® anarchistic, court deiy- and sevenil other counties-when election
THE BEST OP Al I pom qti ti i - un worked; the threat to day comes.*
int BEST OF ALL CON8TITU- | confiscate the property of the corpor-
ations If they attempted to protect their LOOKS LIKE RHQlMcoo
of th. | From .«& Cc8r^KfPf VK8-
From the -MrAleater News.
It transpires tba* that document pr
nounced by a no leas eminent authority j mer L*
than the self-annointed Wm* J. Br/un
himself, to be "the best constitution ever
written for a state," has had to be am-
ended In no fewer than thirty particulars
before its makers were willing to submit
It to the people subject to the final i-^t
at Washington. The patchiest piece of
constitutional crazy-quilt work extant is
the present constitution C Texas, fram-
ed in 1S75. and conn «4uei. now thirty-
two years old. s the most amended
of all state const! ions. TI • re'has been
no state election since Its t adoption
that amendments have not been vot^a
on-from one to half a dozen. Six are
to be voted upon at a special el-iion
next month—with the people, of
land was to catch thf sociall.t, and j " &cta!l7t.rnot' whS
nlon. i/abor tJnlon. Miners Union ! past, have Wl. >,.,h ...
vote, and It worked; the threat tj I rich an, an her for ih '"V '°r "■'4
franchise the Kollant soldier* and Bailor. | ca an, h it I e' la L A"l<>rl"
was to caich the labor aKltotor who le- m' A 'R tfr ,|K' fu -
coiniaes In a soldier a natural enemy. I But accordlnn to" n.!""'" T""
and it worked. The attempt to steal tlie 'they are doing thlnirs riil*' i 1
state by a grand larceny gerrymander Twenty-three of the mr«t Ohio,
was to hold out the promise of success Toledo's -ocill „! Prom,ne t men
to the prohibitionist and bring them " ..1 ' "nd ™mmerclal life
Into camp, and It worked; All these pro- I ho
isions having contributed their part to ; Jl.ooo
proposed Oklahoma constitution has In
a week preparatory to Its submission to i
the people This Bryanlc ideal „f , „„st1. !
tntions, with the work not yet done, i ,,
nearly twine as many amendments as
; r,„b^n m,"'e ,he constIt,,. I
'Ion In the more than a century th.i t In s
elnpsed since It was adopted
J?" t°"*°l><ir facts are noted mnre tS
call attention to the demonstrate Ir-
capac.l v ,,f th^ modernized Oklahoma ,]< - |
moeifipv thnn ,ii_-
j soon. The men are not in jail vet rh.. j
cancerous did not. ext^i .1 y r«ey
constitution who- 1 °\„J?" ,,™°" ,hu" s>'ntenc vf
r,r,8f n staring thei
prnycr of even-
an.v cost is tho 1
citizen in the two territories
It s easy enough to j et rich,
ly enougli. Work like fury si'j
uot li-nst, run bark niul forth to yoi
I tliem. wife into hysterics if she tit
has the I ready just win
' « l «o|uteIy with Lai, and live. ,r
mi want to liatl- „
■en hours a day at j A
meals, hurry your I a,
It's it she doesn't have everv meal j "
■v,*l Kft there; sleep as little as vo:i
SP'"v<'ry dollar in sight and diir for
some that you think ar ' covered up, pinch
pocket hook shrivel your soul and overwork
out j l.ody ami v^ou will make money. Y<m wj|]
n_l>- when you arc old. if you live. You
on the other hand, untirin, h.WK1 ^ " ","1 n'is"r:,hl
,n"n">' *•"" Is the Kovern-
i.,1 WashlnBton KoInK to do about
' . .. ~ son"*thlnK that Is still '.n
he air The commission makes a l.,n«
1 nedule of deeds which look like is-
laults on several statutes, but It doci
lot urge any specific action against H ir-
1,11:1(lt,|cr to deter him from further
"" law. or *ii punishment ..r
• illation for those which he seems to
';i\e already made. The commission
xlln? Harriman as saying that nothing
m ' pt t he law prevents him from on-
!'!r\,inK 'nto hands all the ra.l-
hetween Canada and Mexico,
cars to have a large portion
under his control,
will do time for six,months in th
and nine others wlil pa.\ a line"of
the nomination of the conveiHioii machine ofTdmtu^°vlolSl?n ConJm'tted
10 state offices, and having been used fan,l-t™.t law .Sh J ' 'V VaJ'"llMu
on the poor old democratic party Vor the feonsplracy In restrain* ? f a®aln-Ht
henetit of the ISiders until everythhw in sentenced men r^^im * •
sight was grabbed by the machine t was j ber intereHt« „ tro,« 1,,KR<,8t lu,n*
nalural they should he attacked, and lor\v* f t"i .Z ^ th° br,ck
isc. I Should meet nnd eliminate these provls- (resented , bin- hrirt Z° "■ -
tbnm , > a tlilnft about :,ny of lons from a constitution the ratltlcalijj , been pursued^ whlr" ',aa
hem. An.l yet the Texas consltlutlon 1 wl.lcl, was an impossibility so long as three 5e^r« repeatedly for
the ?hi . nn"'"(l1"1 nf rn:'nv tlm s In j ''"•*> were a part of It. The 1'hocnix t<- I However it will „ , ^
the thlrtj-two years of Its life as tho ! Heatedly warned the public of the ,lunger 1_ "ot ."o. «" WW t
and specially pointed out the
ulcers graftetl on the
out the removal of which the defeat of ,he lin" ilm" 'Z" "lannt- tnom in
statehood was assured. With the base constitution! Itv nr ,'H " a,tBrk th®
betrayal of the rabid democrats, the an- small o* In he lilt Th"r*
archlstic element, the socialist and laoor i the seJite^ ^
farmer nnd miner unions, the labor apl- days
tators, and the prohibitionists and the je- | when th.
pudiation of those planks of the demo-
cratlc platform on which the democratic
moe™„,. ,K - - ••«- i randldnte* apjiealed to these elements
moeroci than to dispnrage Its slneeri'v lor the nomination, the nominee. ,nfi
arnnrn In 'r/,m l,s "stnndpat" position i "T campaign convicted of treachery
announced In the party platform adopting j with a disgusted following, on the d"-
hro1, h, "Lh. Y." "" unde,'stand whit tensive, and forced to admit that Ihey
. reconvening of the ' obtained their nomination under
"™''"n to amend the constitution, end I r'll9« Pretenses. The political baseness of
ne "inking of the numerous changes. We 'heir action Is without parallel in hlsto.y
party was driven to Ir. land self respecting democrats will pun-
enough in Its desire for , 'il such double dealing and euch out- m ,
any necess-irv ex- rageouh conduct by voting against tl.os ■ qTll .
ver wrilt n . • '"ty <d tlds flagrant attempt at Jet. -pi- KNpCKS THE
. Wore arrogant enouvch. In I *' n and party treachery f CAN8.
nnruivml i 1 !t whon fl «hed with mi ! ^ From the Oklahoma Times-Joiimni
l„ .A SANE DEMOCRAT. I county
and the execution
been deferred ten
. , country gets to dealing with
law ni r,n,"''alS' ,h""° Vh" '"'V tho
aus. like Harriman. Rockefeller t al
the trust business, the discriminating and
business djea.llngs will no
! longer worry the
or the plain people
It was since n
office to mutilate to"
tent "the hest Constitution
Just as thVj
, rich nien to par
fines fion. unfair profits or from earnln*.
, ,llf Properties they represent but It
* another matter, when the Jail
tentlary stares them in the face.
han. .# that hi
cm Tii iii
of ten failure ean be trace,! to u lack of proper
plication, sobriety and intensity of purpose; whil?Ihrok.m'ilo
temperance and inteKrity have been nbnnd«Jitlv''i^|" M"V"^.r!V,'r by.a11. •vm,p '"'i^iliorH and shunned bv
warded when perhaps there was not as much talent; Ufore
possessed by tlite successful as by the "failures."
mr children. And when you
your i^me, your ehildrei
as a mis
j will £us and fight ow
li<\ which will bo
• nd nour relatives
imilsHl 'n' i a,,ompt to Ht°P >>I 1 The
">rt to the president and to the at-
n**y general. Possibly we shall hear
nethlng on this matter from one o.*
h of those personages In a day or
3. Keport for the past six months Vis
I it that the president *as fixing up a
'„afn sf "'ln,man, and Intended to
"ff^nst him in the courts when
billty. to defy
enabling act I
•le^iocrnci " has ncte.l In'thls' ini:''
u r compulsion of the compellln
.-.•rt It Is to be eongratnlated upon ,
f " hi'«t It couh^ possibly tin f t •
dor the clrcuiristan, . s ■ • f j • ,,jt.
bc;;t for the pef,p|(#at large. And i
dertnlly the republican party is to
congratulated upon compelling th
mocracy to do that best.
It will Indeed be well for the pron<
new siate that these changes have
made if it develops that they
'•II that was fundamentally vi, , M1
original document The peopl..' „71 h"'
desire, but they
institution and 'ho
ul was not
i. con. row
<*all it tho
, , „ . # want a good lo >k
bunch of weak-kneed noncom-
, From the K1 Rend* American. who endorsed Johnny WsIut as "hoi. nt
-Mathews, of Whs a guest '""rrtiptlhb-
at the Kerfoot last night ;ii"' •— ° tIle Pr
in the le«at backward In e:tpr
self upon the democratic cor
about to expire at Guthrie.
Il will he remembered that Fr
^l.ithows was the last democratic rm
" <">' ci.ngr. -1 against Tvd Mci'.i
ai"' 's " lawyer of note anionu
ranks of democracy •
rsation here Mr. Mathews.wan !
r your property.
ufflelent evldeWce should be obtained
1,1 " showing In the suit. We snail
oon See Whether the president means
usiness. This iH a larger issue than
an r rentisco and Toklo has put up ."or
-i. uiille Admiral livans' fleet might
territories not nfl
r «'ognl*e stntehood a
ilty to progress and prosperiti
ing these changes, if they are hi
to remedy these vital defec ts th
be no question is to the course „f ,h„
republican parly. It will phi, ,■ , ,|,.k..t
In the tie id an,l I,-a vine the voter to act
for himself with regard to the constitu-
tion, It will oleet that ticket and pwltl •
correct those matters of detail lliat « II
eventuaddy make the oonstltutlon su.'h a
""" -** It must l, to contribute, to the
not In the least backward In condemning
the a, Hons of the majority In the constl-
oren | t'i"„"al convention and In pralsln,,- the
,'".1 'i; "f J'isli, •• '' !■' Irwin for h's
i "iii' and log! al dissension ln the infin
t.ises. went.y published In the Am-
•l"1" Mi Mathews is one of
■ iif memlii rs of the alleged 4 in i#ta!lc
party of Oklahoma; a real den rat .f
the Jefferson la n type, that don't h.Vieve
populism of the nryan-Murray-J-ij?!!en-
' id therefore has no mare
the liaskell-Murray cro vd
oJ"' lla f,,r months made a fle.it
tavnl",ue? '"', Of lib,hire',', "
I ^ ^ I ^ f"r''conKress<'end
| the work of «r Fisher
iglnes the republicans ■
thnn republicans hav
There are many
such men thmugn
will be found more
map makers imagine,
s been to Guthrie m-
lifl Post !m-
'• n« of the county ,nd republ1-
ealllnK amilnst lhe whole r^nj. """"T
The Post Is trving hint • i
democratic employers* Please Its
unneress iry nt",
Claude naker. Humon and
fepubHean" Up^iCl'wWeh^h *1*™' iS"U°
hs- the assurane-,h«
* f showln
to rlnlm to be
It haf a very stra
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