The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 159, Ed. 1 Friday, April 7, 1911 Page: 4 of 8
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Aralrtiert Prirtay April 7 1911
THE DAILY ARDMOREITE.
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Ardmore Friday April 7 1911 ;
XX NATURE AND PROBLEMS tl
tt OF MEAT INSPECTION. a
(By C. 11. McKenney M. D. Vj
'By tlie term meat Inspection lit un
d'-rctood the professional investiga-
tion ami Judgment on th entrails and
meat of slaiiKhtercd animals with ref-en-ru
e to th-lr fitness as human food.
In a broader sense meat lnH-ctIon
also Includes the examination of liv-
ing an I in id daughter which examina-
tion Is required for a more accurate
Judgment on the fitness of the meat
for consumption. Furthermore meat
lf;Hix- lion embraces the AUpervlslon
of public meat markets an well as of
all products. Thin control of the mar
ket anl Industrial occupations Ih a
necessary supplement to true meat ln-
ectlon. For (ho meat of healthy
anltnalH whi-h In and of Itself It
aultalilo for consumption may In con
wjuenco of Improper preservation or
other treatment liecomo subsequent
j unfit for consumption hy man.
Tho problem connected with the
procurement and malntenanc of
wholesome and hygienic food supply
for tho people Ih unquestionably one
of the moHt Important subjects with
which the sanitarian has to deal. Pub
lie health demands the purity of ani
mal food productB. The vhhI qiinnt-
Hy of meat consumed in the United
Slates where IIiIh foodBtuff Ih plenti
ful ami comparatively low In 'price
renders It of eHHentlal Importance
that nothing but Innocuous and nulrl-
floiirt meat products bo placed upon
11m market. These factH together
with our knowledge authentically
tuhllHhcd - of the commiinlcablllty to
tiuin of many animal diseases -oiiiim-
uh to recognize the urgent demand
for a hygienic meat supply-a Biipply
that Ih clean wholeHomo and nbso-
lutely freo from disease.
The chief purpo (r meat Inxpee-
lion Is to protect man nvnlnst the
dangers which threaten him from
eating" meat. These dangers are of
several soils. The most serious con-
fcit In the possibility of the trans-
mission of animal parasites (tri
china and tape worms t as well as of
Infectious and loxlc diseases tubercu-
losis glanders anthrax rabies sep-
tlcemla pyemia meat poisoning and
The sanitary supervision of the
traffic In nii-at Is one of the most 1m
IHirtant parts of public hygiene since
Superiority in v
If Strength Purity vA
U. S. Government Reports 1
Highest Award I
World's Columbian Exposition. I
Sx(y Years the Standard. I J
TAFT TO RESCUE
RACIAL WAR AVERTED BY OR-
DER RESCINDING PLACING NE-
GRO TROOPS ALONG BORDER.
DECISION W AFFECT 1 CROW
Oklahoma City Okla. April C. A
salient feature of the opinions In the
McCabe. caso affecting the Oklahoma
Jim Crow law delivered by the Unit-
ed States circuit court of apin-als for
the eighth district. In the holding as
to the binding effect of the Irrevoca-
ble ordinance required of tho Okla
hotna constitutional convention by
the congressional enabling act. The
same question In varying form Is
now before the United States supreme
court In the capital removal case and
It Is a matter of much concern to flie
people of Oklalioma what view the
high tribunal will express.
Original Proceeding by McCabe.
K. IV .McCabe plaintiff in the orlg
Imil proceeding brought before the
federal district court at. Guthrie qucs
Honing the Jim Crow law enacted by
the llrst legislature Is a negro who
served us auditor during the last Ok-
lahoma territorial administration. Mc-
Cabe for many years was a figure In
national republican isilltlcal circles a
native of New York state and through
his acquaintance with national party
lenders Is said to have secured his
territorial position lie was a candi-
date for the republican nomination
im delegate from Ixignn county to the
constitutional convention. Democrats
of both territories seized the oppor-
tunity and liberally cartooned Mc-
Cabe as an exponent of the republi
can party here and the Incident was
I somewhat responsible for the elec-
tion of H!i democratic delegates out
1 of 112.
McCalMi's action was brought
ir alnst the railroad lines alleging
equal facilities were not furnished ne-
groes In chair sleeping and dining
-cars. Judge Cotteral In Guthrie sua-
tallied the railroads' demurrer and
dismissed the ense. from 'which Mc-
Cabe apK'ale to the circuit court.
Arguments were made beforo .Tudees
meat Tortus the almost dally food of j Adams. Hook and Sanborn. Judge
the greater portion of human beings1 Adams' opinion concurred In bv
and consumers la the majority of Judge Hook sustained the Oklahoma
-ases are not in u position to recog ' statute while Judge Sanborn filed a
nize the wholesome or dangerous ! dissenting opinon Inking tho con-
fharaclcr of tbe meat of which they )rMry vpw. ntn opinions dealt with
lartak as food. j Oklahoma enabling act and the
Meat may possess the freshest np-'. particular effect it has upon the state
pearance the red color tbe firm con-' through the convention's ordinance
iistency or fat content and tbe pecu-j Language of the Ordinance
liar odor In short nil the character- It was required In this ordinance
Istlcs of perfectly normal meat nnd that all of the terms and conditions
yet )e unwholesome. A well regit-; of the enabling act be "irrevocably"
Intcd system of slaughterhouses Is ns accepted by tho convention acting for
necsary to public health ns Is a well J the people one condition being that
regulated system of schools to iubllc the constitution should contain noth
education. Reliable criteria for tho Ing making a distinction In civil and
differentiation of wholesome and tin-J political rkhts on account of race or
wholesome meat are furnished only v-'--v.
by the Inpsectlon of food nnlmals ! '"In precautions to avoid the harm
fcrv slaughter nnd the Investigation f"' effects of eating meat. Is Inclined
of all parts of animals after slaugh- neglect these precautions. This
ler by qualified meat Inspectors I"'st Illustrated by trichinosis. This
graduated from colleges of veterinary i ' preventable by private measures
science and meat Inspection nnd rec-
ognised by the United States government.
through boiling or roasting of the
meat. Nevertheless tho numerous
epidemics of trichinosis to which hun-
Thus It happens thnt there is no ' dreds of persons have fallen victims
definite method of preparation by ' have not sufficed to change the cus
which all the unwhoWome attaching j torn of eating raw and half-cooked
to meat tinder certain circumstances Pork.
may lie removed. The consumer' For these reasons It Is to be con-
therefore can not protect himself j sldered the plain duty of overy com-
siifflclently jr private measures. Fur- munity through the organization of
thermore experience has shown that meat Inspection to withhold from
the public ven in those cases In consumption all meat which Is likely
color etc. Another condition was that
the wut of government should remain
In (iiithrie until after 1013.
It was contended In the McCabe
cuse that the ac t of the first legisla
tu re segregating the races was in con
diet with the enabling act provision
for the reason that equal privileges.
on account of their racial condition
were not provided for negroes. The
capital case might bo Bald to appear
In the same class inasmuch as it
removal from Guthrie to Oklahoma
City which Guthrie Is questioning be
foro the supreme court was done by
an act of the legislature. Tho ap-jx-al
however is from the state su
While the opinion of Judge Adams
sustaining the Jim Crow statute
makes no reference to the utate cap!
tal or other questions which mlgHI
arise It Is made plain that the Okla
homii enabling act Is no longer an
element considering the case then ut
bar and that tho ordinance. Irrevo
cably adopted could in that resix-ct
not bo Invoked. In addition to hold-
ing that the Oklahoma act was not
in violation of the commerce law of
the federal constitution the majority
opinion recited ns to the enabling act
and convention ordinance:
President Was Arbiter.
"The authority conferred by this
section (helm' that the Oklahoma en-
abling act) with Its limitations and
prohibitions was most obviously ad
dressed to the delegate chosen un
der its provisions when they should
have nssembled in convention for the
purpose of forming a constitution and
state government. A constitution
which should make no distinction in
civil or political rights nn account of
race or color was the only kind of a
constitution the delegates were em-
powered to make. Vhen It should
be tnado nnd the provisions of tho
enabling net found to have been com-
piled with In the formation thereof
by the president who was tho arbiter
constituted for thnt purnoRe -by the
fourth section of the net the state
became a memlier of the federa! un-
ion on an equal footing with the orig-
inal states. The work of obligation
or instructions imposed by the enabl-
ing act In tbe respect now under con-
sideration (the Jim Crow case) upon
the delegates chosen to make the con-
stitution ceased to have force or er-
feet when that instrument was made
and found and proclaimed by the con-
stituted umpire to be In accordance
with the act which authorised It.
"The rqulrement of the enabling
net that the constitution conven
tion should accept the terms and pro
visions of that act and adopt an ordi-
nance to that effect to 'which our at-
tention Is especially directed by coun-
sel for complainants affords no addi-
tional warrant for their contention.
The provision which called the con
vention Into being and fixed boun
darles nnd limitations upon its iow
ers were not enlarged by adoption of
thnt ordinance; neither were they di-
verted from their objects and pur-
ipo&es plainly expressed. 'Whatever
effect acceptance of the term and pro-
visions of the enabling act may have
upon other questions to which they
Washington. April 6. The order
transferrin; the Ninth cavalry negro
r-gi.Tient from San Antonio to the
Mexican border for patrol duty was
rescinded this afternoon by the war
department. This action followed a
! conference ot tbe white house in
wh:ch President Taft Major General
Ieonard -Wood chief of staff of the
army and Representative Garner of
In revoking the instructions Gen-
eral Wood telegraphed Major General
Carter commanding the maneuver di-
vision to hold the Ninth cavalry at
San Antonio and to leave the Third
regiment undisturbed for the present
in its patrol of the border. The pre-
vious order contemplated the replac-
ing of the Third regiment by the
The change it Is understood was
the result of the protests from the
border towns against the assignment
of negro soldiers to duty In their vi-
cinity. The presence of the negro
troops in Texa has constituted a
delicate question for the president in
the past few days.
When they were ordered to the bor-
der yesterday. General Carter was di-
rected not to permit their duty to ex-
tend to Brownsville although that
point was one of the places patrolled
by the Third cavalry. Officials here
It is generally assumed were unwill
ing to run the risk of a reetition of
the Ilrownsville incident of nearly
five years ago when that town was
"shot up" by some of the members
of the Twenty fifth negro infantry.
Hut the assignment of the Ninth
realment to the frontier met with dls
favor from other towns and it i said
that the Eleventh cavalry at San
Antonio probably will be sent to the
border later to relieve the Third.
the opinion it was never intended by
the language employed to transfer the
limitations upon the powers of the
convention itself to the state legisla
ture after statehood should have been
Judge Sanborn Dissents.
The dissenting opinion by Judge
Sanborn takea entirely an opposite
view upon the question of the enabl
ing act and force given it by the con-
vention's irrevocable ordinance. The
separate coach law of the slate he
says defies the spirit defeats the pur
pose violates the express prohibition
of the fourteenth amendment to the
federal constitution Is uneonstitution
al and void. That the agreement be
tween the federal government and
the proposed state made through the
convention ordinance is still a bind-
ing contract is made clear. While In
view of the admission he says that
a distinction between the races Is be
ing made it Is unnecessary to discuss
the enabling act agreement. Judge
'Hut I do not desire to be deemed
to assent to any proposition that any
terms of the contract between the
state and the nation made at the
time of Its admission may be violated
by the former with impunity after
the acceptance of Its constitution
and Its admission Into the union.
That question was much debated six-
ty years ago. without as within the
courts. Leaving It aside here the
fact that the enabling act required.
nnd the people assented to the agree-
ment that there should 'be no dlstlnc-
Ion between civil and political rights.
on account of race or color In that
state. Is very persuasive that they and
! the congress of the United States un
derstood this to be the substantial
meaning of tho constitution of the
United States and in my opinion no
such distinction should now he per
mltted to be ierpetuated."
If you'd hark to Doc Elliot
And to Roosevelt would give heed
Then you'd believe that babies
Are the country's crying need.
To eke out bis salary the people
of a small country church gave their
pastor a donation party among the
presents being a fine new dress-coat
for the pastor and a pretty bonnet
for his wife. I
On the following Sunday as they
walked up the aisle in their new hab-
iliments the choir Inadvertently
struck out with the voluntary much
to the discoraforture of the sensitive
clergyman and his wife "VTho are
these In hright array?" Ladles
FIRST STATE BANK
The bank that takes care of its customers. A sat-
isfied customer is the best advertisement any bank
can have. Ask one of ours if you are thinking of open-
ing an account.
4 per cent paid on time deposits Deposits guar-
anteed by the guarantee fund of the State of Oklahoma
BYRON DREV. Preident. FRED B. JONES. Caihier.
CARL C. JONES. Vice-Pre.ident. J. W. RICHARDSON. Aaa't Caa'r
Casey Phwat kind av a horse Is
Mulligan It's wan thot
raised Intorlly on corn ye
mus. Boston Transcript.
It was the cub reporter's first as
si?nment the obituary of a promi
nent city man who had been fatally
Injured In an automobile accident.
In his write up he vividly describ-
ed the tragic circumstances referring
to the bereavement sustained by the
family. "The widow" he concluded
"is almost grief stricken." Success
Colonel George R. Peck the Chica-
go railroad lawyer was going to
Washington once riding in the smok-
ing compartment of his car and read-
ing a book. A big man with a gray
beard was the only other occupant of
the smdklng room. Apparently he
was in 6ome distress of mind for he
kept muttering to himself and beat-
ing his thighs with his clenched fists.
"What's the matter friend?" Col-
onel Peck finally asked him.
"Matter?" shouted the other man.
"Matter enough I should say! Lis-
ten mister and I'll tell you. I'm an
old sailor. I served under Farragiit
in the war. I have been on govern-
ment vessels ever since. Awhile ago
I applied for a job as lighthouse
keeper. Then I just got notice to go
to Washington and apiiear before the
civil service commission.
"Now I know what them civil serv
ice fellers will do to me. They won't
ask me what I know about ships or
lighthouses or where I served In the
war. No sir; they won't ask me
them questions. Biit when I git there
they'll stand me up and they'll ask
me: ' ho was Uncas?' "Saturday
"My! Miss Ma'r" said the old dar
key to the young lady of the house
the morning after her coming out
ball "you sho' did look sweet las'
night. My! I hardly knowed you.
Dey wasn't a thing about you dat
looked natchel." Baltimore and
Richmond Christian Advocate.
H I I J If"-'?'.;" itMr- V-ji.
i a Tt ii- S .. Up ' -5.-A- . cZ
INTERIOR TOM ROBERTS' BARBER SHOP
way" he explained. "See you have
forgotten the H."
The young woman looked at her
check and blushed a rosy red.
"Ach so I haf" she murmured and
"Age 23." Life.
'Did you enjoy the scenery in
"Oh we did not see the scenery
until we got home and looked over
the post cards we had collected. You
know we motored through." Hous
which it is possible by observing cer to Injure the health of the consumer.) might be applicable we are clearly of
"Oh yes we have a wonderful cli-
mate" said the man from Southern
Texas. "Why only last season we
raised a pumpkin so large that after
sawing it in two my wife used the
halves as cradles in which to rock
"Yes" replied the man from New
York; "but in my state It's a com-
mon thing to find three full-grown po-
licemen asleep on one beat." Llppln-
He "So the engagement is off and
Maud and Jack don't speak to each
other. What caused the quarrel?"
She" 'Twas the silliest thing.
They were talking about theire be
ing a case of love at first sight and
then they got into a fierce dispute as
to which had seen the other first."
"You have such 6trange names for
your towns over heah!" said a titled
Englishman. "Weehawken Hobo-
ken Poughkeepisle and ever so many
others don't you know?"
"I suppose they do seem strange
to English ears" said the American
thoughtfully. "Do you live in London
all the time?"
"Oh no" replied the Briton. "I
spend part of my time at Chipping
Norton and then I've a place at
Pokes-togg-on the-Hlke." The Housekeeper.
The name that stands
for the BEST in the
We carry tbeircomplete
line every item of
which is strictly guar-
anteed both as to qual-
ity and price. : : : : :
1 10 E. Main l H. M. JOHNSON. Mar.
"It's an awful night. You can't go
heme in this weather. Stay and have
supper with us."
"Oh! It isn't as hopeless as that
thank you!" Toledo Blade.
Newspaper Publisher Dead.
Medford Okla. April 6. D. W.
Jones who. In connection with his
son has been conducting a job print-
ing establishment at Wellington for
the' last three years died at his
home there last night. The deceased
published papers at Medford Deer
Creek and other points in Oklahoma
and served as the second county clerk
of Grant county after Its organiza-
tion in 1893. He was 55 years old.
"Edith do you say your prayers
every morning?" asked the Sunday
"No teacher I don't pray every
morning but my mamma does" said
"And what prayer does your good
mnmma say?" asked the teacher.
"She says: 'Oh Lord how I hate
to get up." "National Monthly.
The check which the comely young
Oerman woman handed in at the win-
dow of a Walnut street savings fund
bank the other day was made pay-
able to C.retchen II. Schmidt and
she had Indorsed It simply Gretchen
Schmidt. The man at the receiving
teller's window called her back just
as she was turning away to rectify
"You don't deposit this quite this
Damage by Prairie Fires.
Orlando Okla. April 6. Prairie
fires southeast of town have done
ccnsiderable damage to property on
several farms and burned a large
amount of hay and fodder. The
homes of many farmers were endan
gered and forty or fifty men had all
they could do to save the farmhouses.
The high wind fanned the flames to
a furious furnace.
Turn Oklahoma loose April 25
SPECIAL ROUND TRIP
EXCURSION ARES TO
On gale April 16th 19th 20th-
Final return limit June 30th.
On sale May 12th 13th :i4th
F.nal return limit July 31st.
From ARDMORE OKLA.
To California Points ..
Ore. and Wash. Points.
To California Points returning
through Portland Oregon and
Seattle Washington;.. ..181.25
Liberal stop-overs at all Points
on going and return trips.
Call on Local Agent or address
the undersigned for full infor-
mation. C. 0. JACKSON
D. P. A. Frisco
OKLAHOMA CITY OKLA.
GOSPEL SINGER WADE.
Will have charge of the music
for the Baptist revival .beginning at
Broadway Baptist church Sunday
April 9. Everybody is cordially in
vited to attend all the meetings.
Is a deceptive disease-
thousands have it and
don't know It. If you
want rood results you
cn makeno mistake by using Dr. Kilmer's
Swamp-Root the great kidney remedy. At
drogelsM In fifty cnt and dollar sizes. Sam-
ple bottle by mail free also pamphlet telling
yon bow to find out If you have kidney
Dr. Kilmer A Co.. Bingbamton. N. Y. i
M. W. JONES.
C. H. EVERETT.
Founders and Machinists
'Ardmore - Oklahoma
WE CONGRATULATE THE
in the recent city primary and
when they ned anything in our line
for the city we will be ready to
serve thera with the best possible
workmanship and material and at
a price that they cannot afford to
go elsewhere. "KTJF BED."
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