The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 222, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 24, 1908 Page: 2 of 8
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THE NEWS, 10c PER WEEK.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 34, 1906
THE NEWS—3 MONTHS «1jt0.
LOU S. ALLARD, Ownei and Publisher
News Business Office 311
Lou i>. Aliard's Residence. 246
Entered as second class mail matter
Shawnee, Oklahoma, uuder the aci of
Congress of March 3, 1879.
June 24 In History.
1497—John nnd Sebastian
17G3 — Josephine de lu
Page He. later Iteau-
harnais. tii*?*t wife of
Napoleou. born; died
181U Henry v\ M rtl litH*t'h- Jerome Bonn
er born; iIIinI 1SS7 parte.
1833 J0I111 Katuiolpli of Itoiiuoke died'
1800— Prlnee Jerome Hoimpinte. ex
king of Westphalia, died; born 17.S5
1801 -President Caruot of Prance aa
181K> Thomas Henry Huxley, the sci-
entist, died; born 1825.
Bun seta 7:31, rises 4:26; moon rises
2:18 a. m.; moon's age 20 days; 5 a. in.,
Mercury at aphelion, farthest from sun.
REPUBLICAN NATIONAL TICKET
WILLIAM H. TAFT
Of Ohio, for Presid nt.
JAMES S. SHERMAN
Of New York, for Vice President
WORK REPUBLICAN CONVENTION
The republicans have nominated
their candidate for president with
comparatively little friction. There
has been some criticism of t'ae presi-
dent for th** part be played in this
great political engagement; but be-
sides letting it be known that ho fav
©red Taft, he does not seem to have
violated any of the proprieties. Ho
might have interfered in his own state
in Taft's behalf, but he refrained fr< m
It, The secretary of war made abso-
lutely no effort to secure the vote of
New York and would allow no inter
ference with the plans of those who
endeavored to Instruct the state for
Governor Hrghes. The president d<v>a
not seem to*have used the patronage
at his disposal to influence anyboiy
in Taft's behalf; nor does he appear
to have applied the lash of coercion
He merely signified his preference and
let nature- ta\e its course.
The Chicago gathering is unques-
tionably a Roosevelt convention. It
wou'.d have liked to nominate him for
a third term; but to have done so in
the face of his solemn and emphatic
declaration would have been an !n.
pugnment of his sincerity and an a'
front to him personally, it was only
natural that the delegates should en
dorse the president with unexampled
enthusiasm and should approve what
is known as "his policies. We must
confess that there is nothing new in
these policies. They are the old re
publican policies with part of the dem
ofratlc reed grafted on them. They
have been personalized by Mr. Roos«
volt, but of course It is going to b
impossible to continue the president'^
personality in the presidential chair
The delegates, having been debarre.
from selecting Roosevelt, doubtless
feel, from their standpoint, that th^y
have gotten the next best thing. Th<*
nominee of the republican party is un
questionably the strongest of the can
didates far the nomination. Cannon
is a man of commonplace ability, and
his age was against him. Hughes
has made a good deal of reputation
in Ifew York, but to the west and the
south he Ib more or less of a phan
tom. Knox is unquestionably one of
the great intellectual forces In the re
publican party, but he has dane nota
ing to make him a national figure
LaPolIette is a clean and able man
who wears a pompadour. Fairbanks
would make, doubtless, a respectable
president of the conservative order,
but ho is the last man in the country
to lead the popular fancy captive.
William H. Taft is a comparatively
young man, who has served his coun
try on the bench, in executive poslti *ns
and in diplomatic office. His service
on the bench has made him even-tem
pared and judicial. His occupancy of
the governorship of the phlppines has
brought him in touch with the world s
diplomacy and politics. His expei*-
once as secretary of war has equipped
him doubtless, for the discharge of
the duties of the chief executive office
of the nation. The Commercial Ap-
peal is a democratic newspaper anfl
expects to do all that it can to elect
a democratic presiJent. It believes
that the republican party has had too
loag a tenure of office, and that the
best Interests of the people demand 1
change; but it is not so small and
narrow as to deny that the republi-
cans have nominated a great Ameti-
can for pesident. If he is e'.ected we
have no doubt that he will adorn tn<*
office and prove a worthy successor
of his lllustrioa.s predecessor. Ther^
Is no denying the fact that Secretary
Tati is richly endowed with lutallect
and that he is a most estimable gen-
It *a en.'dcred that Judge Taft i*
ireak with the labor people with the
legroes and with some of . .3 big •-
industrial combinations, he is not apt
to be bo dramatic as Mr. Roosevelt.
He may. Indeed, carry out the latter's
policies, but with the saving grace or
conservatism. Indeed, we can hardly
imagine Taft, projecting hlms If into
national legislati *n as the president
has done. The negro vote is not ant
to be alienated from the republican
party, for the very simple reason thpt
th democratic party heartily endorsed
the position taken by Taft and Roose-
velt with regard to the negro tough3
nt Brownsville Just what effect Judge
Taft's decisions of many years ag">
will have on the labor vote we con-
fess that we ar unable to foresee.
The republicans have evidently seen
a few lights recently. The people 01
the United States have b «'n steadily
growing into the conviction that, the
protective tariff has a good deal to
do with the maintenance of the trusts
and that there is hardly any such thing
as an Infant industry in this country.
The republican leaders have, therr-
fore, began to feel their way gingerly
towards the democratic station for
tariff reform. We find the new plat-
form proclaiming that "the republican
party declares unequivocally for a rs
vision of the tariff by a special session
of congress." The sincerity of this
declaration may well be questioned;
but It gives proc.f to the people that
even the republican party can read the
handwriting on the wall, and that u
realize, if it is to remain in power, it
must at least profess a solicitude /or
a revision of the tariff.
The anti-Injunction plank was evi-
dently framed for the purpose of off
s ttlng the former decisions of Judge
Taft and leading to the establishment
of the entente cordiale with organized
labor. There is, of course, no use in
our blinding ourselves to the fact*.
The democrats have got to beat a
big man for president. They are eon-
fronted with a very adroitly drawn
platform, which they must meet win
a better one. Against the excellen
gentleman nominated without mucn
enthusiasm in deference to the wish
of a popular president—an idol ol
the hour—we have nothing to say. But
against the tendencies of the pari,
that nominated him much can b said
and il*e democratic party has an ex
cellent chance to say It. It must con
tinue to stand for constitutional gov-
ernment, the rule of the people, tlie
undying principles of liberty and gov
eram nt with the consent of the gov-
erned. If It stands valiantly by these
ideals, It will have an excellent chance
to elect Mr. Bryan In November.—
Memphis Commercial Appeal.
Probably If ex-Governor Frantz knew
how anxious some of the democrats
are to discover his whereabouts ho
hlght turn up long enough to appease
their anxiety, if nothing more. It is
safe to say that Frantz is neither lost
nor stolen and will turn up in due
same time put in for the party us is
used in making kicks would certain!/
accomplish better results, and results
are what is wanted now In Oklahoma
more than kickers.
The Shawnee morning organ of th?
state administration comes out in a
rather defiant way and declares the
primary election law to be unconstitu-
tional, just as if the remaining thru
fifths of the wild cat laws passed bv
the recent legislature were not in the
same boat. The morning organ do
mauds tnat the press take the matter
up and secure a decision from the
stato courts. While there is nu doubt
about the primary law being a poor
makeshift at law making and a ong
legislative freaks for which the sey-
bion gained its prominence, we have
neither defense nor approval to placi
upon its provisions. It was a socialist*
populist-democratic measure a^d for
which that conglomeration of parties
incompetents will have to stand the
responsibilities for Its existence as a
menace to a republican form of gov-
ernment and the one the most desired
to destroy. The democratic party has
assailed our courts In the exercise of
their constitutional rights to protect
the people against abuses attempted
to be heaped upon them by irrespons*.
ble parties with nothing to lose and
everything to be gained. They also
deny the rights of corporations to con-
trol their property and at the same
time protect their stockholders.
DeWltt's Witch Hazel Salve. It 19
especially good for piles. Be sura
to get DeWltt's. Sold by C. R. Har-
F. E. Holliday's
124 North Heard St.
Horse Shoeing Neatly
Done and Guaranteed
Li. R. BERRY
114 S. Broadwpy and get your
shoes half soled by the little
Crowe nailing machine, it
clinches th- tails so much bet-
ter than any one can by haaa.
♦ He also has a good lot of second
♦ hand shoes for sale.
Heart Strength. or Heart Weaknea. maani Nwn
Strength, or Nerve Weakness—nothing more. Po
I Lively, not ooe weak heart to a hundred U. In It-
•elf. actually diseased. It U almost always •
hidden tiny little nerve that really Is all at fault.
This obscure narre—the Qardlac. or Heart Nerrs
—limply needs, and must have, more power, more
stability, more controlling, more governing
streagth Without that the Heart must continue
to (all. and the stomach and kidneys abo have
these tame controlling nerves.
This clearly explains why. as s medldni. Dr.
8boop's Restorative has In the past done so much
for weak and ailing Hearts. Pr Shoop first sought
the cause of all this painful, palpitating. itiffocaV
Ing heart distress. Dr. Bhoop's Restorative—thlg
popular prescription—it alone directed to these
weak and wasting nerve oenters. It builds;
it strengthen#; it offers real, genulue heart help.
If you would have it ron g Hearts, strong di-
gest! ou. strengthen these nerval — reestablish
Ihexa as ueudud. with
A campaign on a pledge of local op-
tion and high license would be about
the best winning card that the repub
lican party could place In their other
creeds looking toward a return of pros
perity to Oklahoma. The people are
heartily sick of the attempt at prohibi-
tion and the farce of that substituting
the dispensaries under state control
in the place of the open saloon.
A VOICE FROM OKLAHOMA.
The following article, taken from
Wiltshire's Magazine, is interesting, if
not altogether pleasing to all persons:
"In our last Issue an article entitled,
"Back to the Land," appeared, which
has been the cause of lome Inquiry
amongst our readers. In It was given
an extract from the letter of an Okla-
homa farmer, who invited the unem-
ployed of the east to come out to Ok-
lahoma and take up public land if
they needed work. Many of our read-
ers seemed to think that some kind of
opportunity existed there, and inquired
here seeking information. Since thou
we have received the following letter
from an Oklahoma farmer, Mr. Fred-
erick Guth of Driftwood. In that state,
which we reprint in its entirety:
"I notice in your May Issue an arti-
cle, "Back to the Land," to which you
gave a reply according to my "aeart.
The friend you quote is from Oklaho-
ma. So am I. Now as a farmer who
has studied the farming situation here
from an economic standpoint, let me
give you the facts as they really are. -
Oklahoma today is no more the land
of the poor man; it has developed Into
a capitalistic sta'e quicker than any
other state in America. First, as to
public land, will say there Is no such
thing today in Oklahoma. We havr
what Is called school land, whic'.i th-
state will lease to any man, but thes
lease titles are already in the hands
of private individuals, and sell all th
way from $1,000 to $2,000. Another
thing, this so-called public land will
shortly be sold by the state to the
highest bidder and it will eventuate in
the biggest graft ever perpetrate"1,
in the glorious west. It will be a poli-
tician's feast. In fact, it is so al-
N. M. DOUGLAS
Contractor ol Plastering
627 North Union Avenue
i I Write i
i at Lowest Rates j
: F're :
and Plate Glass !
! In the Best Companies
Norman Nelson i
1104 Eist Main Phone 579 *
I"hlnK« It Saved Hl« Life.
Lester M. Nelson, of Naples, Maine,
says la a recent letter: "I have used
Dr. King's New Discovery many years
for coughs and colds, and I think It
saved my life. I have found it a re-
liable remedy for throat and lung
complaints, and would no more be
without a bottle than I would be with-
out food." For nearly forty years
New Discovery has stood at the head
ot throat and lung remedies. As a
preventive of pneumonia, and heialer
of weak lungs it has no equal. Sold
under guarantee at all druggists, 50c
and $1.00. Trial battle free. •
We are Overstocked
Nearly all other Cough Cures are
constipating, especially those con-
taining opiates. Kennedy's Laxative
Cough Syrup moves ths bowels.
Contains no opiate*.
"A Cold or a Cough nearly always
produces constipation—the water all
runs to the eyes, nose and throat In-
stead of passing out of the system
through the liver and kidneys. For
want of moisture the bowels become
dry and hard."
Kennedy's Laxative Cough Syrup
relieves Colds by working them out
of the system through a copious
action of the bowels.
Conforms to National
PURE FOOD & DRUG LAW
'warren £ SMITH1
216 East Main Street
Plumbing and Water* Service A
An up to-date and most complete stock of build-
ers' Hardware, Lawu Mowers Rubber Hose, Ice
Cream Freezers, Water Coolers, Screen Wire and
Screen Doors. Get our prices.
Warren & Smith
The News 3 Months $1.00
THIS IS A CUT OF
OUR BREAD MA-
CHINE. ALL OUR
BREAD IS MIXED IN
MIXING DOUGH BY MACHIN
ERY MAKES A MUCH MORE
WHOLESOME BREAD THAN IN
ANY OTHER WAY, AS IT
MORE THOROUGHLY MIXED
AND IT IS MUCH CLEANER,
AS THE BAKERS DO NOT
HANDLE THE DOUGH, WHICH
WE ALL KNOW IS VERY UN-
IN WARM WEATHER CALL
116 N. BROADWAY.
or some of our staples and other llne
and until the stock Is cleaned' out
will sell at great reductions. Here
are some of the articles:
Seeded raisins and currants, 10c
per package, 3 for 26c.
Large, fine loose raisins, 10c lb., 3
Sunshine Oats, 2 lb. package 10c;
5 lb. package, 25c.
Shawnee Chief, Pride of Perry, U.
S. and Light Bread Flour for 50 lb.
sack $1.30, cash.
All other goods In proportion for
We hare the only cold storage in
the city Our meats are always first
class and good, nothing stale.
John E. Plemtdg. a Practical Architect and
Builder Will make plans, specifications an<*
details for all manner of buildings and give su
perintendedce when required.
Residence 135 Eden Street Phone '.>.59
MEEK & COMPANY
B F. Hamilton, M. D
Win. B. Pigg, M. D.
Allen C. Adams, M. D.
(Harryman Drug Store Bldg.)
Bryan's crltcisms of the republican
platform was just whut was wanted
and the more he gives to the public
of the same kind of talk the better it
will be for the republicans and the
worse for democracy. His remarks is
what can truthfully be railed excellent
campaign literature the republican
party and should be incorporated in
the republican ramnaign boo* nothing
cou'd be placed there that would oe
a better vote getter for Taft and Sh >r-
man, though he probably did not In
tend it in that way.
This continued demand from certain
newspapers upon Charles E. Hunter t0
relinquish the chairmanship of the re
publican state central committee is
not as productive of good results as
it might be. There is always some
men, as well as newspapers, in a part?
that are always kicking against the
local party leaders, probably more be-
cause they cannot orotrol them than
ter aU In his treatment of the large on account of incompetency The
From Oklahoma City.
Oklahoma City, Okla., |
April 19, 1908. I
W. A. Wright,
I feel greatly indebted to you for!
the benefit my eyes have received'
from your treatment.
Sixteen years I suffered from weak'
eyes. A number of years I have tried I
numerous optometrists and eye spec-1
ialists but they have all failed to give
me the satisfaction you have. My |
left eye, which I could hardly see to!
walk with, is much stralghter and j
stronger, thus enabling me to read
print fairly well.
You have fitted my eyes so perfect-
ly. that it has removed all the strain,
making it impossible to suffer from
headache, and I am sure all others
who will give you a test, will find it
the same. Hoping they wi'.l not delay
to consult you, I remain,
B. R. HARRISON,
Care Times Journal.
W. A. WRIGHT
OCULIST, SHAWNEE. OKLA
Shawnee Transfer Oo. has removed
from N. Brortway to N. J. Billings'
barn, H)5 8. Wnlon
BENSON PARK RINK
Open Every Afternoon
Good Music and First-class
Week day afternoon Ladies'
SPECIAL ATTENTION TO
We Solicit the Patronage of
all Respectable People
Ni ■ —pnu nV
Rocky Mountain Tea Nuggets
A Bu«y Bed** for Busy People.
Brlrv* G*den Health and Retevtj Vigor.
A fp**4f.c for Coostipaooo. Indigestion. Lire-
iryd Kidney troubles. Piuu-i k Eczema. Impurt
tilood. Bad Dreafch. Slmrsl* Bowei*. HeadacL.
ind Backache lta Pocky Mounurtn Tea <n tab
let form. 35 eeota a box. Genuine made b:
tioLUBTia Daco Co*p>jrr. Madiaoa. Wis.
GOLDEN NUGGETS F0 SAUOW PF0PU
t the j
: East tnd Confectionary j
♦ East Main has been Improved ♦
♦ by the opening of a t
♦ Confectionary •
j Everything in Bakery Goods, T
J Ice Cream Sodas. Fruits and +
♦ Tobaccos. Visit our neat little ♦
J ice cream parlor. Drinks of all t
I kinds. I
; H. G. Van Antwerp, ♦
"W E. Main Proprietor ♦
Raise an umbrella anj old way but
raise your chickens in health. Con'
ye's Poultry Remedies may be ob-
tained only at
CLARKE'S SEED STORE
209 E. Main SL Shawnee, Okla
Our Millinery Stock Must Be
Closed Out. We have a nice
line of Untrimmed Hats, Wings,
Flowers, Fancy Feathers, Chif-
fons, and Malineb. Now is the
time to get your Summer Hat
With Hoy Jenkins & Co.
THE PEOPLE'S CLEANING
AND DYE WORKS
Pbooe SJ5 317 E Main. ' Shawnee. Ob
wishes to lnforn its friends, patrons and
the public that we aie capable of han-
dling the most delisate fabrios. th*
most dainty colors, wltkout any tern-
are If we damage a pteoe of goods
pay far it If oar wonfc ts not sat-
hfactory w make no charge We po«l
tlrsl guarantee nttatactloo
Is a good place to visit this summer A great many eastern people
prefer It to some of the older resorts. Why don't you try it this sea-
• Splendid ocean beaches, surf and still water bathing, sailing, fish,
ing, camping ou? mountain climbing, rural life—all varieties of rs-
From Shawnee you can go there and back JGO.OO; of you want
to visit Portland $19.15 additional will enable you to do it
Liberal "topover privileges Tickets limited to October 31st, 190S.
Send for descriptive literature —free.
•o well known as the
Better write TO-DAY.
SEEDS; GROW! ^ sUd.
that can be grown, you should read
BURPEE'S FARM ANNUAL FOR 1908,
Leading American Seed Catalog.'• It la mtilM FREE to all.
W. ATLEE BURPEE t CO., PHILADELPHIA, PA.'
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