The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 182, Ed. 1 Friday, May 8, 1908 Page: 2 of 6
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THE NEWS. 10c PE« WEEK.
FRIDAY, MAY 8, 190«
THE NEWS—-3 MONTHS $1M
LOU 8. AULARD, Ownei and Publisher , \ Idual citizen.
The governor'* proclamation J"
clarlng for yesterday as a legal holi-
day seems to have been overlooked
In the state, at hast wo have not
lieard of any place that made any at-
tempt at observing It. It's more than
likely a majority of the people are
under the opinion that whatever
amendments the constitution actual-
ly needs will bo attended to by the
duly constituted law creating and law
making bodies without any undue In-
terference up-n the part of the Indl-
News Ruslness Office 321
1 mi S. Allard's Residence.
Since the attempt to locate a sta e
institution was heard ot the press of!
Oklahoma City fears lli cost and car
rlage would be to great and also fears
, , ■, ... I there Is not sufficient vucant space
Entered as second class mail matter
under the set of | « Hold ' Put the and "f
ferine various unci peculiar reiiBoiiH
against the whr«U plan. Okluhoniu
City la fur tha burg first, second,
(hird, and after that too mid to
Shawnee. >kl ihotna
Congress of M trch t, 18 q
the policy of the present administra-
tion ever Bine© coming into office to
turn d iwn the peop e who elected
them and that too, with a grim
look and deep frown which indicates
"it's none of your business what 1
do." Public office seems to be used
as a private snap in Oklahoma under
the democratic administration, in-
stead of a "public trust," as d< fined
by Grover Cleveland. It appears
more plainly every day that tho pres-
ent stato administration is not a dem-
iocratlc| ono *)U* upon the contrary
a personal matter bt tween the offi
cers elected and those appointed, re-
gardless of pledges and promises glv
through which they secured th<-
support of the vu'er at the bal ot
box, but then a day of reconing is
FAST WORK BY FIREMEN WIND AND RAIN
GOVERNMENT BY COMMISSION.
l avonworth's city commission of
five men has mado i** good a start
that the Tlmon says opposition to the
commission system has practically
nx Ited away. The commissioners kre
even going after Leavenworth's Joints
and twenty-five were surprised and
pulled in one day, many of the old-
time joinfckeepers glivng up and leav-
ing town. Boxiomy is the watchword
with the I/avemworth commission,
but at the same time It is doing more
speak of any other place
a hog, If he be fat, and he is even
great if lean and hungry like our
southern ntlghbor and her devoted
friends, the newspapers published
therein —Guthrie Leader.
The state administration Is evident
ly laboring under the convictions that
mon<y can be secreted from public
gaze easier and more successfully
disposed of than can the school
lands. 8onio excuse has been urged
why these lands should be turned
Into ready cash than retained for
the use of the schools as It was in-
tended when given to the state. Or
* course, the money will draw Interest
predecessors did. The Leavenworth
Times compliments the new commis-
sion government on its good start. It
"What was onco the opposition to
the commission form of government
tor Leavenworth has forsakeu that at-
titude and Is now seriously asking
itself the question Was not tho
change in type of administration a
sood thing after ail? The set of of-
ficials which the commission succerd
• d reduced the cost of government to
wha* it regarded as the least prac-
ticable figure, but the commission has
«lr<ady> Indicated the wiy In which it
is going further to reduce this ex-
pense. The commission has also en-
tered upon the task of cleaning up
tb4> town and making it a better place
in which to live, and whi e there is
a good deal of protest heard against
this course in many quarters, the great
majority of our people are ready to
stand behind the new government in
this activity. A year ago I^eaven-
worth was too tolerant, too indiffer-
ent to demand the best state of moral
conditions for i'self, and the town suf-
fered in consequence. It will be the
better off for the shaking up which
the commission is giving it."—Topeka
TIMBRK OWNKIIS ORGANIZE.
One of the most Important eco-
lf deposited In the banks but then
who will get it, the schools or the
state officials? Then upon the other
hand, will not the land leased to ten-
ants bring a better rate of interest
than would the monoy, to say nothing
of Its constant Increase in value,
which is taking place annually, but
this fact does not suit the administra-
tion, thoy prefer the money, some
thing that can be ikept in the pocket
and bo converted to use ns it may be
desired, whether for the benefit of
the schools or the Individual office
holder. The proposition has not the
least merit behind it from which to
enlist support from the safe and sane
bu inoss man, and It is only being
urged by the politician. This ques-
tion of soling the state's school land
looks bad from a business point of
view and never be tolerated.
The land is increasing more each
year in value than it would bring in
Interest at the rate of twenty per
oenti which can never be secured,
then Its safe where it is at and if
converted Into cash there might be
ac.me doubt of its safety
Oklahoma certainly should soon
merge into both prominence and pros
pe-rityl since we can boast of being the
only state in the union which has ar-
rang d for the establishment of
i> !nlc movements of the day about New Jerus-I-Lam, thus saving the
which the general public has yet necessity ot drudging along through
learned little is the concerted action world waiting with some degree
of owners ot timber In different parts doubt, us to whether we will e\er
of tho country In organizing assocla-j,lli permitted to see the gold pa\ed
• ions to protect their holdings from!s,rM' s °* which we have read, then
fire. In the Pacific Northwest, the an Elijah real ln the fKsh
Washington Forest Fire Association 'he spirit. With these fcatun s prom
has just elected officers at Seattle 'n the near future why will then-
and begun work for the year with 8,-!no* a rU8^ immigrants se-
POO.OOO acres under Its care. The1 <ure corner .ots in the sacred ci'y,
plans include a system of patrol by Seated in the center of the state
rangers ressembllng the work done handy of access from every quarter,
by the united States forest service' *ftve th^ unmentioned hades, which
in guarding against and extinguishing probably be provided later for all
Tiros. I tll°8p w^o oppose the Second Elijah
Organizations of similar kind and hla aspirations to be ruler of a do-
for a llko purpose are at work in m,nion- We 8hould ^wtver. remem-
Oregon and Idaho. In the latter ber the flto °f old Santanic Majesty
of olden times who kicked
muss in the old Jeru8-M«am and re-
state, a portion of the expense Is
borne try taxation nnd paid from tha IHiH
state tmasury. A western railroad celve" for hls rewttr(1 everlasting ban-
company which holds large tracts of lshment lr,to th<! eterlu" r(*lonB bv"
timber has taken step* to guard Its low wker* ,here ' R"ashl"B of teel"
property from fier, and during the nnd crlc9 for water wlth whlc'° to
short time that Its plans have been rtt>' tho Parching tongue. But suen
in operatic It has met with most wlu nev(,r be ,he fa,e to th"8e wno
I come to Oklahoma under the demo-
Similar work Is being done ot the cratic administration of Elijah, the
other Hide of the continent. Forest ano,n,pd from Muskogee, nnd receive
owners In Maine haw gone to work au appointment as a dispensary agent
In the me systematic way to control b>' a Per8°nal democracy and dwell
the forests' ereat enemv, fire. Like wlth the Sunnybroak spirits in the
org&ntiatlonfl are found in other parts col<,8tial clty cri'a'p<1 b>' thp oran''
of the country, showing how fully It hand of Haskell. allaa BllJaa
is now realized that protection
against fire is of the greatest impor 1 The refusal of Secretary Marr, of
tance. | the school land commission, to give
It is safe to say that fires In this the names of the banks in whicn
country have destroyed more timber th<> school money, secured from th9
than lumbermen have cut. WSeu government, is deposited on the
timber was abundant, the waste pass- ground of publicity would Injure the
ed almost unnoticed, but now that banks and create dissatisfaction be-
a scarcity is at hand and an actual tween bankers, seems to be about as
wood fumlho threatens in tho near foolish an excuse as has been many
future, the uwners of forest lands acts of the state administration, and
are wtklne up and taking action to as void of reason. There Is evldent-
•fave what Is left. i ly something e'.so behind the refusal
■ | than the explanation that has been
If th« senate cant do anything else given out by the secretary. Every
the senator* can engage In a combat, dollar of that five million received
which seeins to be more frequent than from the national government be
anything else aside from heating pop longs to the people, and of a man has
corn. ; not the right to know where an agent
_________ | deposits his cash we would like to
The mayor and several of the city know who has. The state official is
officials at Rnld have been Indicted nothing more than an agent of the
by the grand jury of that place for people and whatever they desire to
come alleged crookedness ln the know Is directly their business and
management of the city's affairs. not the state's official, it has been '
We offer One Hundred Dollars Re-
ward for any case of Catarrh that
cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
Cure. P. J. CHENEY & Co., Toledo,
We, th undersigned, have known
F. J. Cheney for the last 15 years, and
believe him perfectly honorable In
all business transactions, and finan-
cially able to carry out any obliga-
tions madie by his firm. WALDINO,
KINNAN & MARVIN,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken Inter-
nally, acting directly upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Testimonials sent free. Price, 75c
per bottle. Sold by all druggists.
Take Hall's Family Pills for consti-
May 9—Miss Aileen Burke will tn
tertain the Swastika Club.
May 12—Illinois Day at Benson
May 14—Ladles Aid of Grace
Church meets with Mrs. Whltbeck.
May 15—Junnior High School class
play "Charlie's Aunt" at the Becker.
June 21—Longest day in the year
June 28—Sun eclipse.
There was an exhibition of fast
work by flreraeu at the tournament
Thursday afternoon. The events w*re
all c.osely contested and good recorda Chicago, May 8 One man was kill
ma(je ed, many pedestrians were put
The 24 foot ladder climbing contest Pe"' by fal.lng live wires and others
was an excltlag one, the world's rec- were blown down and Injured during
ord of 0 seconds being .quailed. The " terrific wlnd and ral" Btorm whlcn
tvent was won by Story of Claremore prevailed yesterday.
and Fay of Guthrie was second. Fori I" outlying parts of the city win-
third Stelzner of Anadarko and IJeler d«w broken, wires carrleo
away and trees blown down. Th *
weather bureau reported the wind's
of Guthrie titd and to break the tie
another trial was given these two
men. Stelzner performed the re-! maximum velocity at forty miles, bilt
markable feal of tlelng the record alo"8 the latip shor<' lts force waB
of six seconds.
Chandler won the cart race In fine
style, glftng a pretty exhibition.
Three teams were entered In the
John Lucas, 65 years old, was
blown dawn and died of heart dis-
ease superinduced by this rough
It Reached the Spot.
Mr. E. Humphrey, who owns a
large general store at Omega, 0., and
Is president of the Adams County Tel
ephone Co., as well as the Home Tele-
phone Co., of Pike County, 0., says
of Dr. King's New Discovery: "It
saved my life once. At least I think
It did. It seemed to rtach the spot—
the very seat of my cough,—when
everything else failed." Dr. King's
New Discovery not only reaches the
cough spot; it heals the sore spots
and the weak spots in throat, lungs
and chest. Sold under guarantee at
all drug stores. 50c and $1.00. Trial
bottle free. •
The Engineers' Wives will give a
benefit Tea on Thursday, May 7th,
at No. 312 North Park street.
MRS. W. A. HAUN, Sec.
First Published in the Shawnee News,
April 24th, 1908.
NOTICE IN BANKRUPTCY.
In the District Court of the United
States for the Western District of
In the matter of Abraham Goldman,
To the creditors of Abraham Gold-
man of Shawnee, in the County of pot-
tawatomie, and the District aforesaid,
Notice is hereby riven that on the
22nd day of April, 1908, tho said Abra-
ham Goldman was duty adjudicated
bankrupt, and that the first meeting
of his creditors will be at the office
of J. M. Van Winkle, in 8"nawnee on
the 6th day of May, 1908, at 10
o'clock in the forenoon, at which time
the said creditors may attend, prove
their claims, appoint a trustee, exam-
ine the bankrupt and transact such
other business as may properly come
before said meeting.
April 24th, 1908.
J. M. VAN WINKLE,
Referee in Bankruptcy.
WE HAVE SOME PRIVATE
MONEY TO PLACE ON BUSINESS
AND RESIDENCE PROPERTY. SEE
US AT ONCE IF YOU WANT A
GEO. E. McKINNIS CO.
110 N. UNION
PHONE 1100 SHAWNEE, OKLA.
j I Wires of the fire alarm and police
J telegraph system were badly crlpp ed
' and telephone communication with
' the life saving station at the mouth
team race,—C aremore, and Shawnee
No. t and No. 3. The race was hub
and hub for three bl «cks and was
won by Shawnee No. f) driven by
Gilbert, who won easily without
touching Whip to bis team. Clare- of ,he chicaK r|ver was lost.
...ore's beautiful bay® were second 11 was rePorte" from ,h'
and made a plucky race, though un-lw -rks crlbs the lakes that the sea!turn out and help the grand stand
The local Rock Island baseball
team 1.1 play the Tecumseh Invlncl-
| bles Sunday, May 10th, at League
The Tecumseh team has no<t met
with defeat this season and their
supporters are willlpj to wager that
their team can win against the strong
Rock Island team.
The Tecumseh boys expect to
briug over a hundred rooters with
them on a special car which they
have chartered for the occasion.
By Sunday enough seats will be
built to accommodate over 200 peo-
ple and it is hoped that every base-
ball fan in Shawnee will turn out
to see the game as the boys need the
On May the 17th, Che strong Okla-
homa Boosters will come over to take
the sea ps of the Rock Islands. The
li .osters have the reputation of be-
ing the fastest amateur team in Okla-
homa having held the Oklahoma Mets
down to the score of 6 to 0.
The game Sunday will be called at
3:30 p. m.
Every one is urgently requested to
running today was the highest in
i several years.
I Only two steamers put out
accustomed to the pavement,
Shawnee No. 1 was third.
Shawnee No u >n laurels in
exhibition run of one block and throw ! thili P°rt thls morn,n« and boUl came
water, the time being 25 4-5 seconds, jl,aok for
Assistant Chief C. C. Hawk handled
Claremore made an ejthlbltlon run
of three blocks and threw water, as
Shawnee's connections being the
"snap" variety did not comply with
the specifications for this contest.
The Claremore boys comp'led with
the rules of the race and were award-
ed the purse. They made a beauti-
A Caiifornian's Luck.
j "The luckiest day of my life was
I when I bought a box c-f Bucklen's Ar-
nica Salve," writes Charles F. Bu-
! dan an, of Tracy, California. "Two
25c boxes cured me of an annoying
case of itching piles, which had trou-
bled me for years and that yielded
to no other treatment." Sold under
guarantee at all drug stor<?8, •
If your hat Is sick and droplng let
Nix Bros, doctor It f r they are spec-
ialists In this line. Phone 107. 117
N Bell street. 21-lm
No Public Buildings.
The house yesterday morning pass-
ed the Tillotson motion to recall all
the bills establishing public institu-
tions* from the senate, In Lcordance
with the recommendation cj the gov-
ernor in his recent message. The
minority opposed delaying in this
manner, the location of the public in-
stitutions of the state.
Kennedy's Laxative Cough Syrup
does not constipate, but on the other
hand its laxative principles gently
move the bowels. Children like it.
Sold by C. R. Harryman. •
Ladles' f.ne voile Rilks, gloves, etc,
cleaned and guaranteed not to "brink.
Phone 107. Nix Bros., 117 N. Bell
It Is rumored that the state dis-
pensary has about perfected a
scheme that will work radical changes
In the work to be done by the state
in the liquor business, bring great
honor to the enforcers of prohibition
and much profit to the dispensary.
The plan that is being envolved is
nothing more nor less than to sell ail
captured bocze that does not come up
to dispensary requirements about 90
per cent—to out-of-state buyers when
ever enough of the confiscated ar-
ticle has been accumulated to fill
Fail to Agree.
The conference committee on tho R car loa(*
Taylor "full crew" bill, reported y\s- "
terday that they were unable to agree Panamas cleaned to perfection,
and were excused from further ser- Phone 107. Nix fcroa., 117 N. Bell,
Raise an umbrella any old way but
raise your chickens hi health. Con-
ye's Pou try Remedies may be ob-
tained only at
CLARKE'S 8EED STORE
209 K. Main St. Shawnee, Okla.
76 feet, two houses, one 4 room,
one 5 room, 600 block N- Market;
$2000 If taken at once.
76 feet east front two modern 8
room houses, rent for $26 per montn
Phone 399. 11fi N. Broadway.
TRUTH IS MIGHTY AND WILL PREVAIL
Thursday morning: we told the public that we uould sell Ladies'
Reliable Footwear for less money than the same grade of shoes
could be bought elsewhere. Scores of eager bargain seekers re-
responded to our ad and our salespeople were kept on the run all
day. The results are indeed gratifying to us, for it proves that
the public appreciate
Truth Telling Advertisements
Our ads are peculiar. Our ways are peculiar; for we do what
we say and say what we do.
Friday and Saturday
Ladies' and Misses'
S1.5U to $2.5U Oxfords
of Highest Grade Stan-
dard Calicoes for
Extra High Grade $10
Panama Skirts for on-
Sohd Case Amoskeag
Staple Ginghams, the
8c grade for
1 Bale of
Best grade, \ard wide,
L. L. Brown Muslin
Heavy Bleached Bath
Towels, 38 in. long, the
of Yard Wide Bleached
Muslin, the 9c grade
Misses' Seamless, Fast
Colored IVi cent Hose,
3 pairs for
B. & W. MERCANTILE CO.
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