Daily Ardmoreite (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 219, Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 22, 1920 Page: 4 of 8
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uai JUNK 22 1020. 1
John F. Easley Editor and Gene.al
George H. Wyatt Managing Editor.
Mrs. Emmltt T. Reid City Editor.
Afternoon (Except Saturday) and
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as SecondClass Mail.
City Editor .
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iinsmy his argument. Tin- opposition
followed rule that has long pre
vails In 'criminal court. "When yuu
h:ive m case abuse opposing coun-
sel." Ada NlWN.
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TI ESDAV iCSK 22 1U20
S'o laws however stringent can
make the idle industnuus the
thriftless provident or the drunken
.sober. Samuel Smiles.
There is something ludicrous and
yet tragic in the resolutions sent to
governors of some eastern states by
the Sons of Confederate veterans at
their recent meeting in Ardmore. The
resolutions deplored the uttitudo lnkin
by the east In regard to the negroes.
The resolutions no on to recount that
sometimes in the south when a
negro commits some heinous crime
that he is disposed of but that seine-
times in the east when a negro com-
mits a similar crime that his family
and his friends and his whole com
munity are harmed even wiped out.
The resolutions were apt retalia-
tions. For years certain political
and newspaper interests have been
heaping abuse upon the south for
its treutment of negro criminals for-
getting at the same time the beam
in their own eyes. (
The south lives in harmony with
the negro today. The negro appre-
ciates the broad fields and the friend-
ly commissaries "of the southland. He.
may not get equality hut ho does get
justice. In many parts of tho east
it is just the reverse.
The negro problem is no problem
at all so long as the negro is given
credit for his great Improvement und
I his magnificent prowess as a work-
state boar I of health has bought any- I protection of the public arc voted by
direct ballot of the Individual? Direct
votes ure not cast for the punish-
ment of murderers and robbers an
other lawbreakers. Possibly you did
not vote directly on the prohibition
question neither did you vote direct-
ly for the trafllc laws against reck-
lessness und speeding of uuiomo-
bllisls ull of which were enacted .o
protect he people against the few
who would he reckless automobile
drivers und reckless indulgcrs in a
Prohibition does not prohibit sav
the liquor advocates but If prohibi-
tion does not prohibit what are the
wets kicking about'.'
thing lik- an "unlimited" ration of
vegetables at the prices which prevail
over tills section of Oklahoma'.'
According to press dispatches Mr.
Kiyan is planning to further th
spreading of "dry" propaganda by
the u.se of the movies. Seems to us
basing our opinion upon actual obser-
vation that's what's wrong with the
celluloid drama now too many far
too many dry plays dry plays hoary
and bent with the slooped shoulders
if old age.
We notice a long editorial in nn ex-
change telling "how farmers may
solve the labor problenV" We didn't
read the editorial but feel satisfied
that It Is all to the good from u
theoretical point of view. P. tit theory
never operated a binder or plowed a
row of corn while sweat lots of it
and muscle plenty of it leaves thedry
at the fence when It comes to chop-
aforesaid was published last Wednc warmly eulOgUed Charley ( a lie unJ
day in the Tulsa World. That editorial bitterly denounced V .
Is something new-decidedly new. and I rls. Yet Charley and Scott hiW W '1
If It were not for the respect due any together on every imiioriHnt 4-'
He Doesn't Hesitate. .
Chickasha Express: Another thing
wo niv in favor of the city council's
passing' an ordinance prescribing the
proper places for people to park their
chewing gum when they go to the pic.
ture shows and ice cream parlors.
RE(il IAK .MEETING OK B. 1. 0.
K. WILL HE I IK LI TIESDAY
JINK 22ntl. WSIXRKS OK UK EAT
I.MI'OUTANCK AND KYKKY ELK
IS KKQl ESTED TO UK 1'KKSKNT
WTIIIOIT KAIL. NMOKKK. K. S.
UiAKDKMIIKK EXALTED lU'LEIl. J.
II. KAIIN SEC. 181. Adv.
lint Mary Will Be Boss.
Muskogee Phoenix: The Douglas
Faii-bankses have sailed for Europe.
! Doug Is perhaps the only man in the
' country who could have married Mary
when ho did without being known
thereafter as Mr. Mary Plckford.
of the Day
DID NOT VOTE DIRECTLY
(Manufacturers Record P.altimore Md)
Liquor Interests are dying hard.
Theirs they know Is ft losing light.
man. .It is only when he is made an j.;v..y intelligent man if he is honest
object of maudlin sentiment or un 1 .. ilh himself. knows that alcohol Is
warranted abuse that there develops nn insidious poison which distorts
Jumes Hamilton Lewis formerly a
democrat L'nit.-d States senator from
Illinois avowed candidate for the
democratic vice presidential nomination
at the San Kmnelscu convention an-
nounces his platftrm and while there
may be found some things therein
which will not appeal to all the peo-
ple he has one piank 'Which is sawed
out of the log of common sense and
which should place his name upon
ihe tablets of his country' book of
In a nutshell this plunk enunci-
Rtes more hard horse-sense and con-
tains more hard-boiled unvarnished
truth than could be crowded into any
ten thousand-word jumble of political
argot and balderdash when It says
in substance "We owe relict to the
people of America."
The democratic party owes It t"
the world at largo to make the league
of nations the plank of paramount
importance but it owes it to the peo-
ple of America to come out boldly
and uncompromisingly for such legis-
lation and tho enforcement of that
legislation which will give rilief to
the people who compose the bone and
.-inew of the citizenry of the nation.
James Hamilton Lewis fays in this
"We now owe something at home.
We must propose measures for the
relief of the United States. We must
make an Issue of the deliberate re-
fusal of the republicans to propose
any one menrure to reduce the high
cost of liirg or to provide for the
homeless the refusal to deny that
it was the Intention to repeal the
federal reserve bank and the farm
Further Senator Lewis says "The
tiemoeraey must make a platform at
.-an Francisco that is affirmutive con-
structive and which promises the
continuance of the policies of the en-
' Mchment of the land attend to the
. rotection of American citizens leav-
ing Europe and foreign questions to
i e taken up without the abandonment
.f the American in his first rights."
The l?ague of nations demands the
: t'.ention of. the democratic delegates.
a negro problem
Kiots of recent years in the cast
have demonstrated the fact that de-
velopment if the negro must come
from the Inside out und not from the
Equality is a matter of .civilization
or morals of racial needs und not a
matter of sentiment. Hugo News.
UYCk TO OKLAHOMA
Hundreds of oil men and oil fieid
workers are flocking back to Oklaho-
ma oil districts. Hack to the scenes
of their former successes from the
excitement and the lure of the Texas
fields that have begun to fail and
fizle out. For several weeks the in-
flux of familiar crews promoters and
lease holders has been noticeable. To
Enid and the other towns In this
great oil territory they are coming
to renew their activities and further
develop a territory that has not for
a minute slackened its steady flow
of liquid wealth.
Is'o greater boost or no stronger
acknowledgment of this oil producing
section of the mid-contin -nt field could
be offered. Today it can bo emphati-
cally declared that fields may come
and fields may ge but the Oarber-
Covington field continues to develop
in ever increasing production and
aria. Enid News.
reason reduces efllclency and lead
to utter destruction of body and soul.
The testimony of science medicine
and business is not needed to prove
It though It Is on record In nbund
ance from the greatest scientists ana
nhvsieians and business leaders of
The dire calamities such as tho de-
struction of business and fall in red
estate values predicted by tho liquor
advocates if prohibition went Into ef
fect have never materialized. Kve
their personal liberty the pet phrase
they like to roll under their tongue
to frighten the ignorant is inviolate
for they have liberty but no license.
Many times in arguments against
prohibition you have heard the asser-
tion that prohibition does not prohibit
and that the law does not stop pe
pie from drinking of course prohibi-
tion und tho law enforcing It do not
keep some people from drinking intox-
icating beverages neither does pro-
hibition of murder and capital punish-
ment deter some men from killing
their fellow-men nor other prohibi-
tions and laws made for the comfort
nnd safety of humanity prohibit the
breaking of those laws. But tne most
ardent anti-prohibitionist must admit
that laws do wield a powerful con-
trol for without some means of pro-
tecting society tho vicious-minded
minded would run amuck with im-
punity robbing and slaying at win
until some organized form ol con-
trol could be established.
Laws tire made for the protection oi
Pride goeth before a fall. When the majority against the few who
the society editor remarked about the abuse their liberty und privilege
"strength" ot this department ' wo ' whether drug addicts drunkards
thuught she alluded to our editorial
column. Later we found that she was
only slandering our pipe.
thieves or murderers.
A mechanic in discussing prohibi-
tion said he did not drink much be-
fore prohibition went into effect but
that since then he has taken a drink
whenever he could get a chance be-
cause prohibition was made a law
without himself and the people having
a chance to vote directly on the
I question. Of ull the arguments in fav
It is evident that the "campaign
committee has told Harding not to
monkey with hot potatoes lie now de-
nies ever having taken a stand on the
Irish problem. 1 fore the campaign is
over several denials may be expected j or of the liquor trafllc that is the
silliest and most childish but it is
One consolation. The elimination
of Hoover has made it possible for
the housewives of the nation to put
all the sugar they can get into the
preserves this year. That's one good
thing we can credit the republican
convention with doing.
probably heard as much as the one
that prohibition does not prohibit. Not
all men ure so lucking in manhood
and moral sense that they wilfully
break a law made legally for the pro-
tection of the public and for their
own protection when someone else
is committing the offense ' against
them while they are a part of tho
xe suue oo.ou m ucauu uo!c. Th.n tle sh(X is on the mn
a iree unnmtieu use or vegetaoies .r food. This man deliberately con-
as a saicguaru against sicKncss. un. i d()mj lawbreaking because he said he
. t Is an issue of the first importance out seeking to take issue in this mat- had not voted directly on the que.
mt it is not the only issue. It is ter we would like to know if the Lion. How many laws made for the
i le issue of first importance which
he republicans di dged in their plat-
i irm but the issue of taking care '
i C America and Americans is also an j
:nportant issue which the republicans
. :so dodged at Chicago. i
Senator Lewis' platform contains u
: .no and sound plank which the plat-
. rm makers of the democrat party
nuuld by ull means Incorporate in
i .e 1920 platform for as the senator !
.ys 'if the democracy will not do
. -lings for the people the people will
mi things to the democracy."
' FRIEND OK I.AB0R" IN
According to Harlow's Weekly the
i. ere campaign Is new in charge of
..Idrlch Blake Dorset Carter and Jean
1 . Day. The treasurer of thu cum-
. ign seems to bo Thos 11. Owen
he slgnH the checks sent out by
11. (lore headquarters. The presence
i ' these men on '.lore's bourd of ;
k lUegy throws a brilliant light on I
ri s recent talk of corporation law
is in politics. When Judge Stuart
i-l- ke for Ferris In Ada Saturday he
ue severely criticised as u corpora-
ti -n lawyer. Yet according to Har-
b v's which has been extremely
iiivndly lo Gore throughout the cum-
pi'lgn Gore's entire management con-
; .-.x'.s of men lon identified with the
( evaporations ot the state. jjorse:
. Carter has been the leading lobbyist
. lor the Interests for a down year;:.
; He led the fight against the Work-
I ; m in's Compensation Law when the
! legislature was in session a year ago.
1 ' He is the head of tho coal operators
! ; of Oklahoma and engineered the
; i ilht against the coal diggers last
' ; v inter. Tom Owen is an official In
'; 'ie of the biggest trust companies
! !.i the capital city. These men have
; i . . much right to participate in a
i itlcal battle as any other citizen
it a campaign financed and' man-
ed by corporations has little call
criticise Judge Stuart who is
tpporUng ficott Ferris. It wat a
i io tribute to juago wuiirn uisu-
''MHBjBtig-fliJijii wiJuiinMmiijs. jm.uuffi.iiw yamac
1' wh" "delicious and re-
W) freshing" mean the most.
vltIlil M The Coca-Cola Company
' M ATLANTA. CA. N
Something New anil Novel.
Ada News: When Solemon said
that thero Is nothing new under tho
sun It is an absolute certainty that
he had never read the editorial eitlt.
Rizing tho platform committee ot th
Chicago convention which editorial
brother of the editorial tripod we
would be tempted to say that It 1
newer than an unplpped chick or the
legs of an unhatched frog.
Probably "Hinted a Few."
Enid News: Reports of returned
delegates and visitors indicate the
presence of a certain fluid not men-
tioned In the preHS dispatches. It was
sort of an old time affair after all.
The Farmer's Opportunity.
Pennington Tribune: The farmers
are missing a golden opportunity.
They might invite the candidates to
give a practical demonstration of their
love for the lords of the soil by
aiding In the harvesting of their
crops. What candidal would dare
Blowing Hot and Cold. -
Durant Democrat: In his speech
In this city recently Senator Gor
IBu can stop readin'em"
BILL TOLD mo.
HE HAD a good Jok
ON THE maker.
OP A well-known brand .
LAST NIGHT Bill laid.
HE READ an ad.
OF .THIS cigarette'
IN A magazine. '
IT SAID "They Satisfy.
AND THIS morning
IN HIS newspaper
HE READ "They; Satisfy
AND ON a billboard.
AND ON & card.
IN THE itreeU&r v
AND IN tho dealer's window
AND O.N the counter
HE READ "They Satisfy.''
AND HE bought a pack.
OF THESE cigarettes
AND I asked him.
"WHERE'S THE joke BU1P
AND BILL said.
"WHY .THE darn fooW
SPENDING THEIR money.
PICKING ON me?
80 I said "You bought 'em.
DIDN'X THEY satisfy?"!
AND BILL said "Sure.
BUT HERE'S tho Joke.
FOR OVER a year.
I'D ALREADY been smoking.
T57E admit it the joke's on us. ' An J
W over three million other raoker
are "in on if with Bill. But the real
joke is on anybody who looks for
Satisfy" anywhere but in Chesterfields .
for the Chesterfield blend can't be copitd )
j JHAT BRAND."
before congress In four year if one
was right both were right. If one wa
wrong both were wrbng. It Is all a
matter of politics and If Charley wits
running against Gore he would be d-
nounced and Scott eulogized. That's
ONK YEAR FROM DAY I TON
WHICH HE KILLED WIFE
KOKF.KTS (iOES TO CHAIR
Oklahoma City. June 22. Oovernor
J. B. A. Robertson has directed J. F.
8wlt7.er warden of the state peniten-
tiary to Minute on July 9 the death
sontenco imposed upon Monroe Iletter-
son by tho Craig county district
court for tho slaying of his wifo July
9 1919 nt Vinita. The death sen-
tence recently was affirmed by tho
criminal court of appeals.
WANTED TO IUY A SECOND
HANI) UK BOX. Sl'ITABIJO TO
SERVE COLD DRINKS. l'HONE 611.
Easiest to Use
For White Shoes of Canvas Buck or Suede
No matter how badly soiled your white shoes may be Shu Wife will give
them a new-shoe appearance quickly and easily.
It cleanses the shoes by removing the stains and dirt not by covering them.
Applied with the dauber attached to the stopper in each bottle.
Sold by Gtocm Shoe Stores Druggists Notion Stores and Rtpair Shops
S. M. BDCBY 6i CO. Inc. New York
AIo Msnufts. of Bixby! Jt-Oil AA Brown and J.t-Oil Putt Shos Poliihsi
i nl though no effort was made to 1
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