The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 48, Ed. 1 Friday, June 9, 1905 Page: 1 of 8
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PROSPECTS ARE FAVORABLE FOR PEACE IN THE FAR EAST
wStwSL Jl «~Ncw„eat AT-| PEACE PROffiT^i
NATI0NAL H0ME1'°: MNC"0N j VERY FAVORABLE
Among the important business trans-
acted at the meeting of the Eagles' aerie
last night was the appointment of dele-
gates to attend the territorial meeting to
he held in Chandler June 18 P. O. Cas-
sidy and M. C. Fleming being the repre-
The Chandler convention, as has before
been stated iu Thk News, is for the pur-
pose of sending a delegation from the
Oklahoma aeries to the national conven-
tion, which meets in Denver Aug. 9 for
the purpose of selecting a location for
the proposed new National Eagles'
The amount set apart for the establish-
ment and equipment of this great benev-
olent institution, which 011 completion
will become a home indeed for the un-
fortunate and infirm members of the Fra-
ternal Order of Eagles is f 400,000—a sum
never betore expended for a similar pur-
pose in the United States.
The first and all subsequent agitation
looking to tile establishment of the Home
has revealed the fact that its location
will be sought for in the west, and the
contest is very likely to narrow down to
one between Colorado and Oklahoma.
'1 aken altogether no state or territorial
division of the great south and middle
west offers so great inducements for the
location of the Home, and especially its
desirable mild climate and general
healthfulness as Oklahoma, and these
are things that will very largely be taken
That these conventions are of very
great importance can very readily be
seen, for, if the Home location is given
Oklahoma, then Shawnee, which non
has an aerie membership of over 400,
will become a candidate for the definite
location of its site, and, therefore, the ac-
tion of the local aerie last night was most
timely, to the end that a good start in the
important matter be made at once.
QUALITY VS. QUANTITY.
Hard muscles and strong body do not
depend on the quanity of good you eat
but on its perfect digestion and proper
assimilation. Wheu you take Kodol
Dyspepsia Cure your system gets all the
nourishment out of all the food you eat
It digests regardless of the condition to
the blood and tissues. This builds up
and strengthens the entire system.
Kodol cures Indigestion, Dyspepsia,
Belching, Sour Stomach, Weak Heart
etc. Sold by Cockrell & Roberts " '
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THE EDITORS ARE
HAVING FINE TIME
(.uthrie, Ok., June 9.—Because of the
delay in the arrival of the special Katy
trains bringing the eastern and northern
delegate^, much of the program as sched-
uled for Wednesday afternoon was post-
poned. During Thursday morning's ses-
sion at the Brookes opera house the ad-
dresses of Miss Virginia Clay, of Alaba-
ma, Hon. John Dymond, of Louisiana,
and the annual address of President VV.
W. Screws, of Alabama, were delivered
to a big crowd. The entire program, as
nearly as possible will be parried out.
Both Inpianapolis, Ind., and Ashville,
N. C.,*are candidates for the convention
in 1906, and the delegates from both
these states are putting in hard and fre
quent licks. Asbury Park, N. J , and I
Pasadena, Cal., are also in the race and |
making an active canvass.
In all probability Col. John Dymond,
of Louisiana, will be elected president.
Kansas and other northern delegations
have arrayed tliemsalves under the Dy-
mond standard and to defeat him now
The ladies of the city gave an elabo-
rate reception Thursday afternoon at the
residence of William A. Eraser, for the
wives and daughters of visiting editors.
There are several hundred visiting ladies
here. The reception was informal, but
highly enjoyable. Another social event
was thefreception and entertainment ac-
corded all visitors at night at the Mason-
ic Temple, the Scottish Rite of the two
territories as hosts. This morning the
visitorsjwere taken 011 a street car ride of
the entire city. All the railroad mag
nates are here and accompanied the ed
itors over the city.
Today's sessions, while largely devoted
to business, have been also filled with
pleasure, as several receptions and rides
have been given the visitors. The elec.
tion of officers is on this afternoon anil
also the next place of meeting. The ed-
itors will leave Guthrie at 6:30 for a two
days' trip through the territories, return
ing here Sunday morning and going to
Bliss for the big hunt.
ional^Editorial Asso'c^ti*1 SCeile on the g^tcst ranch of the worla where the Nat-
Washington, June 9—Representative
Curtis discussed with the president | M
TEN TIMES EASIER.
It is ten times easier to cure coughs,
croup, whooping cough and all lung and
bronchial affections when the bowels are
open. Kennedy's Laxative Honey and
Tar is the 'original Laxative Cough
Syrup. Gently moves the. bowels, and
expels all cold from the system, cuts the
phlegm, cures all coughs and strength-
ens weak (lungs. Kennedy's Laxative
Honey and Tar contains no opiates is
pleasant to the taste, aud is the best and
safest for child or adult. Sold by Cock-
rell & Roberts.
, . yicBiuem |
lUrsday the statehood situation with re-1
gaid to Oklahoma and the Indian Terri- '
tory. The president has become deeply
interested in the subject and will co-
operate with the congressional influences
which seek to make one state out of the
twin territories. The only complications
which now seem probable are those
which may arise through the possible ef-
fort of the house organization to force
the Hamilton bill through early in the
session. The first contest will come
when the attempt is made to consider
statehood for New Mexico and Arizona
at .the same time with Oklahoma aud In-
dian Territory. Speaker Cannon wants
the whole subject of statehood disposed
of at the same time and the majority of
the senate committee is similarly
DO THE HARD THtl\CS FIRST.
E are all more or lees given (0 putting off
until tomorrow the things we should do
today, and in thie little chapter ie a leseon
A man who is recognized as eminently
successful in business has hanging over
his desk a little motto which says:
'"Do the hard thing first."
"I came across that motto years ago," he saye,
"at a pivotal time in my life. I suddenly realized
that I had been in the habit of putting off the dis-
agreeable duties, of evading the unpleasant tasks,
•and they had formed a ghost which haunted me and
held me back. I tacked up that motto and settled
down to work on the disagreeable duties I had pushed
aside; soon I had them out of the way, and ever
afterward I attempted the hardest thing[firet. I gave
my freshest efforts to the wcik I dreaded most, and
I owe what is [called ' my;!; succeTs largely to "Wis
Washington, June 9 -The cz,r ha, at
last been )lear(l from here an(, tfae
is not unfavorable to peace. In his re-
cent audience with Mr. Meyer the Atner.
■can ambassador, the czar indicated a
willingness to take under advisement th«
subject of peace an,l expressed a warn,
appreciation of the friendly words of
Mr. Meyer, speaking as the personal en
voy of the president. The reception of
Mr. Meyer was characterized by the
most cordiality and friendliness, and the
ambassador's cablegram to the president
giving a general account of the audien
'9 of a distinctly hopeful tone. Mr!
Meyer did not bring to the St. l'eter-
l>urggovernment an offer of meditation
but a "friendly offer of good will," „s it
was described by Count Cassini, which
apparently was gratifying to the czar
Further than this it is impossible to
record the character of the cablegram
Mr Takahira, the Japanese minister,
called by appointment at the White
House thuafternoon and spent half an
hour with the president. He was still
unable to give the slightest indication re-
garding Japan's peace terms, but it is be-
lieved he was acquainted in a general
way with the hopeful tone of Mr. Meyer's
dispatch and with this it is expected will
meet the president half way in the earn
est efforts he is making to assist in bring-
ing about an early peace.
Early in the afternoon Baron Kaneko
the Japanese financial advisor, was re-
ceived by the president and discussed
the whole situation for some time.
Baron Kaneko tonight said that Japan
had not received, directly or indirectlv
any request from Russia for a statement
Of peace terms. It wa< intimated that
Japan would be loath to give any such
statement until convinced that Russia
was prepared to take up the question
Of peace with the intention of ending
the war. *
Married at Sulphur.
I). M. Boyd and Miss Irene A. Har-
woo l, of Sulphur, I. T., were uuited i„
marriage at the bride's home in that city
Thursday and arrived in this city this
morning for a visit with Mr. Boyd's par-
ents. Mr. Boyd was formerly in the
confectionery business here but recently
located at Sulphur. He is a splendid
young man and he has won a worthy
beautiful young wouiau for his life part-
I NEW LIMESTONE IS
FINER THAN REDFORD
I .7 |i "Uttcca
awakening and[change of tactics."m
Leavenworth, Kan., June 9,_The
board of directors of the Kansas peniteu
tiary met in monthly session today and
awarded a contract to put in a water
purifying plant. The legislature voted
an appropriation of #3,000 for this pur-
pose. A plant to both purify and soften
the water to the amount of 125,000 gal-
Ions a day is to be installed for $2,850
The reports of prison officials' show
that 1,206 prisoners are now confined in
the Kansas penitentiary. This is the
largest number of prisouers ever in the
penitentiary. Of this number 410 are
THE CHILDREN'S FAVORITE.
Wholesalers were victorious.
Bankers met theirJWaterloo yesterday.
The game was marked with many
league team features.
Hottest amateur baseball contest ever
seen in Shawnee.
Witnessed by 500 when 2,000 people
should have seen Shawnee talent at its
Without a question the best and most
exciting game of amateur baseball ever
played 011 a Shawnee diamond was that
of yesterday afternoon, when the hereto-
fore invincible Bankers wmtdown in de-
feat before a team composed of the
wholesalers of the city.
The game was called at 4:30 o'clock,
and at the close of the fifth inning the
score stood 5 to o, but it stood no longer
thus, for in the sixth the Wholesalers
began piling up runs that finally resulted
in a finish of 8 to 6 in favor of the men
who handle commodities iu large lots.
It was a pitchers' game to a large ex-
tent, and Henson, who had Income
somewhat exhausted, retired from the
Muskogee, I. T„ June 9—Mayor Fite
las dismissed the charges against the Iu
dial! police arrested by city authorities ,
charged with assault in closing the stores
of merchants who refused to pay the
tribal tax. There will be no further ar-
rests. Inspector Wright received tele
graphic instructions from Secretary
Hitchcock today to proceed with the
collection of the taxes. This afternoon
r. \\ right gave out the statement that
there would be no further action taken
until tomorrow afternoou when all bus;
ness houses where the tax is not paid
will be closed. He has the entire Indian
For Coughs, Whooping Cough, etc I" "uau«e<:, retired from the
One minute Cough Cure is the children's Skb aU<1 I!l'r"s can,e to his relief, and
favorite. This is because it contain- "
opiate, is perfectly harmless, tastes eood
and cures. Sold by Cockrell & Rob.
Sunday School session at 9:45 a. 111
At ti a. in. Childreus' Day exercises will
An excellent program has been prepar-
ed for this occasion by members of the
school and all are cordially invited An
offering will be taken for Presbyterian
babbath school missions.
Junior Christian Endeavor at 2:30 p m
Senior Christian Endeavor 7 p. '
the work he did was up to that standard
that was required to win at that stage.
This circumstance was duplicated when
Stewart, of the Bankers, showed signs of
overwork, and Benson took the place in
front of the umpire, and his twirling had
a Idling effect in the next two innings;
but bankers' arms are not made of iron
or steel, and, despite his adroit work in
the box, defeat awaited his side
Police Force Allowed to Wear *'!■ be,cIosed- He has the entire Indian
Comfortable Garb ti," here t0 back "P the ° 'ers.
It has come to thi 1 1 See"'S b<* a Ketleral understand-
this, and very properly '"8 that the merchants will pay the tax
' ,lle Pawnee police force are now al Their last hoPe lies in the committee that
lowed to wear comfortable summer garb Wa hi"«ton seeking presidential
like other people. ' J clemency, which is very doubtful
of the day policemen, who have bee'n who P'^ed
compelled to wear the regulation heaw "it' lourtb of July program to repre
cloth lined and padded coats. °<il1 Fellowa lo,'ge, has notified
Without a desire to start aii inovation that ''e prefer9 for the
or a policeman's dress reform, the men 7 J . l° *el,Ct their own sPeak"
pmtingly suggested that if it wasn't ask- !r'.'aS- eVeS thal Wethod ',roPer'
ing too much, in place of beine oarbnil eIlng'the sPeaker selected to
el, as they were in their present uni I the Kagles, was confirmed by
forms, they should like to go without X tbe U"«les at lheir Thursday night
their coats, and their wish found a readv The °ther lol,Res of the ci y
f™.. ... •* I Will be invited to select speakers for the
response from Chief Sims, who said":
1,0 and Ket shirtwaists and wear them
and be as cool and comfortable as possi
Asa result of this order, all of the "day
men —Patrolmen Hewlett, f slick ' At
thur Kelley and Vessels-repaired to
Roy Jenkins' store and had their meas-
ures taken for two shirtwaists each 'he
fabric of Which will be 0f light loon,
grade and light blue in color.
Ever since the order went forth here to
the policeman to encase himself winter
and summer in these Klondike garments
he has worn them, though the rain of
sweat trickled down into his shoes or his
body became as a baked clam. But this
H. D. Lisly, Jr., of Springfield,
the city today.
The finest building stone in the whole
country has just been brought to view
and fully tested, from a ledge found 4,,
Miles southeast of Shawnee. It is the
famous oolite limestone, the government
standard and the stone from which the
great churches, capitals ami other im-
mense buildings of the world are builded.
This stone has just been fully tested by
skilled workmen, by the U. S, Geologi-
cal Survey, the Norman, Okla., Univer-
sity and by various other tests aud uni-
versally pronounced to excell the famed
Medford, Indiana, oolite.
The- value of this find can the better be
understood when it is known that the
Bedford stone is worth |t per cubic foot
on the Oklahoma market and that there
are billions of cubic feet in this newly
I nderlying the ledge of limestone and
adjacent thereto, is an immense bed of
clay from which the finest of vitrified
brick have just been made.
From this atone, lime (the stone car-
rying99 per cent of lime), can be burned
which mixed with clay in the proportion
of 60 per cent of lime to 40 per cent of
clay the best of hydraulic cement can be
The development of this great find
means much, uot only to t is immediate
vicinity, but to the whole southwest.
As we record one after another of the
great resources of this great field, Indian
and Oklahoma Territories, we wonder
what will next dome to view. Easy will
it be to outstrip the eastern states in the
statehood days yet to come. No better
field for investment can anywhere be
found than here.
Thi* find has been pronounced by Prof.
Gould, of the Oklahoma University, at
Norman; to be one of, if not the greatest
of the many, his department of work'
have opened for the development of this
A fat purse makes a soft
pillow but a dangerous one.
A nnwicuaiS Side. PHH
excitement ra! 1' 'Ingti""a! 1 d 'thenrootuik yt'ar ^5e balke'1 and asked for comfortab'e
Simply amounted to a jargon of voice <;on'lltlonB l""l« which to serve the pub-
ed to'result'in" Teti",e ^aten"
courter! W°rSe than 8 W0I% en- The westbound Rock Island passenger.
train was two hours late this afternoon. I
We Receive Deposits as Small ft -
BANK OF COMMERCE,
E«.t Room Whlttaker Bid*. Hhawa.e, O. T.
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Halpin, Harry E. The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 48, Ed. 1 Friday, June 9, 1905, newspaper, June 9, 1905; Shawnee, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc137820/m1/1/: accessed August 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.