The Medford Patriot. (Medford, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 2, 1902 Page: 4 of 8
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l'ALMEIt .V M N, Publishers
MEDFORD, OKLA., OCT. 2. l'.<02
Iarrr Iielejnrn to Congress —
/*. S. Mr tin iff
of Pawnee County.
For Councilman, tith District—
11. H. c'liamplin, of Enid
B'or Representative, 11th District—
J. H. Deckeh, of I'ond Creek
F or Sheriff—
Wm. Haikd, Medford
For County Attorney—
1*. C. mmiims, I'ond Creek
for Register of Deeds—
w. A. Cooksev, Renfrow
lr or Treasurer—
s F. Cones, Lamont
F or County Clerk—
a. i'. Wilkinson, Wakita
For I'rotate Judge -
A. C. Glenn, Jefferson
For County Superintendent—
1. 11. Hkasty, Medford
For Couuty Assessor
C. T. Coleman, I'ond Creek
For County Surveyor—
tV>r County Coroner—
FV>r County Weigher—
First District, W. A. Black
second District, S. W. Miller
Third Distict, M. D. tit'llivan
So much is being said about the poor
noiueri of Pennsylvania who have been
u-ut on a strike for about four months
eciat we like to state a few tacts re-
yarding them. It Is not because of
poverty conditions that they are out,
lint because their prolitabie employ*
ncent led them to believe they could
co«*rce the companies into a recognition
«*f their organization and permit to
iticUte various rules of employment,
^•uch as not hiring any man who was
ttut a member of their union and other
~4£tti which give the union control of
ttie mines. If a man sr. couducts him-
afclf that the company does not longer
wttnt him, the matter must be submit-
ted to the uuion and they say whether
tiz not he will be discharged. Some of
Che company's mines were not union
seed, but men were employed who
worked solely upon their merits as
laborers. The union demanded that
these mines be placed under their con-
trol and every man discharged who
would not join the union. The com-
pany refused, which was one of the
principal causes of the strike. No
ioubt there is now some destitution
•after being so long idle. Hut inquiries
ku (iKXKKAL tariff revision.
Prewdenl Roosevelt Oppo«ed to Such
Since the declination of Speaker
Henderson to accept the nomination
of his party because he could not ap
prove its position as expressed by the
Republicans of his state, there has
been much discussion of the tariff
question as it relates to the trusts.
The position of the president was
sought for as it would effect legislation
in congress at the coming session. As
is usual with Theodore Roosevelt, the
public was not long left in the dark as
to where he stood. In oue of his
speeches, made on his western tour
he expressed in unquestioned terms his
opposition to tariff revision, believing
that through reciprocity we can se
cure all reductions necessary. He
does not believe that the tariff is In
any way responsible for the existence
Discussing the position of President
Roosevelt on the tariff question, the
Kausas City Journal says: President
Roosevelt, In his Cincinnati speech,
definitely declared that he is opposed
to tariff reduction as a remedy for
trust evils. There has been some
doubt regarding the president's posi
tion on this subject, and a definite
statement from him was awaited with
considerable interest. There was notli
iug new iu the arguments presented by
Mr. Roosevelt. lie points out that it
cannot be proved that the tarill is re
sponsible for trusts or monopolies, be
cause some of the most powerful con
solidatinne In tills country have t
tariff protection. He showed, als
that not the powerful and dangerous
institutions, but their weak and harm
less competitors, would be the lirst to
suffer from tariff changes. Probably
there is not a so-called "monopoly" in
America which has absolute control of
its Held. Even the steel trust, with a
larger capitalization than auy other
company or corporation in the world
has independent domestic competitors,
whose combined output equals that of
their great rival. It is plaiu that these
smaller companies and corporations
would be the first to suffer from for
eign competition, and that before the
gigantic trusts could be seriously af-
fected by the tariff change, they would
have become more nearly masters of
the home field than they are now, their
weaker rivals having been crushed out
of existence by foreign competition
Mr. Roosevelt does not, however, put
himself in an attitude of absolute op
position to all tariff changes. He does
not consider the present tariff law im
peccable, Jiut he vigorously objects
to an overhauling of the tariff along
free trade lines, because he believes
such action would unsettle business of
every kind, disturb the money market,
bring many manufactories to a stand-
still and produce a panic that would
spread desolation over the entire face
of the country. The president's speech
will be severely criticised by free trade
organs and orators, but Mr. Roosevelt
has never exhibited a great regard for
the wishes or opinions of free traders.
The anthracite coal fields where the
strike is on, has become a military
camp. Discouraged in not being vic-
torious and out of employment the
miners are becoming very obstinate.
Many oi the mines are being operated
by men who have taken their places
and it lias made them very restless.
Attacks on those who have gone to
work have become socommou that the
sheriffs could not protect those who
desired to labor and called on the Gov-
ernor for help. This means that the
end of the strike 1b lu sight and that
the companies will win. It is a serious
state of affairs when a man willing to
work can not do so, and must see his
— , — -- loved ones suffer for the necessaries of
have been made in regard to the coudi i life with employment in sight and beg
taon of the miners iu the anthracite dis-1 ging him to take It. Want makes men
r K\ v njaD °f uatloual reputation, I desperate; and that Is the present con
I-rank .Norris, under an assignment | ditlon in the strike region. As winter
firom one of the leading magazines, re- approaches it becomes worse.
t9fr±ntly visited tht; anthracite regions, —
n ot to lind out the cause of the strike, I Jeffsrson was far from being a so-
ad the issue between the strikers and c'a"8t One of his cardinal principles
U-jeir employers, but the condition of [ WM "The '*a6t government the best
U£ic strikers, and he personally visited > K"VPrnnu'llt' Socialism is all govern-
uhe lieids, and writes for the magazine tu,'Qt- They would have all public
follows: Of the Wilkesbarre dis-; "tilitles owned and controlled by the
t:nct, he says be had expected to find StoverntIlent. There would be no pri-
tiovels, shanties, etc. as the rule, for vat<' """ership of anything common
the miners' homes, but that a majority to the public good. About nine tenths
•jf them live iu comfortable cottages 0'the people would be government em-
IPll flint. nam on... t)lnVl*M finri fhu nfhur
The following article, which ap-
peared on the outside of the Patriot
last week, has caused inquiries to be
mads nt this oilice in regard to the im
Paying for Dams - Territorial
Treasurer Rambo is preparing to pay
those who are eutitled to cash as a le-
ward lor building dams and making
artificial ponds on their farms. Every
farmer can have one or more ponds at
the public expense and the large i rea
of water held in these reservoirs will
help to temper the hot winds and esk
the dry spells of the heated season.
Ail we can find in the statutes eover
ing the case 1- given below, aud those
interested should u rite Treasurer
Rambo at Guthrie lor further explana
tion Cut this article out and send it
to him and ask for particulars:
Section I. Any person or persons,
company or corporation owning or oc
copying lauds in this terr tory, who
shall construct or cause to lie construct
ed on said land, a dam acioas a ravine
or waterway, thereby creating a pond
or reservoir of water of one or more
acres and maintain the same from the
first day of December of each year,
shall be eutitled to a reduction of taxes
at the rate of 38 for the first acre, ti
for the second acre, and 31 for each
additional acre so c veied by said pond
or reservoir, lor the first year, aud one
halt of said r ite for the secoud year,
and one-fourth of said rate for the
Section 2. All persons claiming a
reduction of taxes under section one
of this act, shall go before the county
clerk and withtwocrmlitable witnesses
make affidavit and furnish satisfactory
proof of compliance with section one
of 'hisac' Upon receipt i f satisfac-
tory proof the county clerk shall issue
his certificate, etc.
■Section 3. The tounty treasurer
shall receive such certificate at itr f ice
value for all taxes, except taxes for
Bchooi purposes and taxes levied for
Section 4. No person shall receive a
reduction of taxes under the provis-
ions of this act lor a longer period
than three years.
Some things are funny in politics.
Now that the Republicans of Oklaho-
ma have adopted free text books as an
issue the Populists claim that they
were the first to favor the measure.
Hut because the Republicans have
adopted the Populists, with their Dem
ocratic allies, are opposed to it Funny
isn't It, bow they see saw?
Law K 1>a it now
F. O. Doi t, V-Pres.
Of the Financial Condition
Grant County Bank
A" THIS CLOfr. or Bl'SINBSa
June ii, 1902.
.hip and diicotttiui
Overdraft*#♦< un<d and tin***cured.
Stock*, bonds, warrant*. «*tc.
Furniture an-l blx!tirws
Caahand Bight Exchange..
...... 1.0UI) (H)
Undivided Profit*. I*ss expense andtaxs, 8,*088 63
Demand certld< at*** of deposit
Territory of oklahoma, <*raut County, se.
i. Lew k Darrow, (':tnMi«r of the Hove Bam
ed Hank, do pnlemnlv sw~ar that the above utate-
infnt la true, that said bunk ha* no liabilities, nnd
l« not Mttdor-Hr on any not* or obligation other
tnan xhown in the above statement, to th«* heat
of my knowledge and belief, ao help me iiod.
Law K. Dahhow, Caehler.
snbacrlhwd nd aworn to before me thla 16th day
of June, lUfcJ. C. W. STBi'HiNaoN,
-v Commlaaion Expiree Hept 12,
4 I.rw K Darrow
Correct:-; >1 m. Dahhow.
i f. t. Darrow
UMCIC TOM CO.
Mike and Pat were stopping over
night in a city Tor the lirst time. Pat
was awakened from his slumbers by a
Are alarm and got to the window just
as a steam engine with horses on the
run aud smoke and sparks pouring
from the stack went by A moment
later a second engine came in sight
tearing down the street. This was too
much and the excited irishman yelbd
Get up quick, Mike! They're moving
hell, two wagon loads have gone by al
ROCK ISLAND GLEANINGS
which they own, some owning even
Uiree or four which they rent each for
trom .*15 to per month. He says
ttoe average earnings ol the Wilkes-
ployes and the other tenth ladies and
gentlemen of leisure, too lazy to work.
There being no private ownership In
anything, to get employment one
fcarre miner is Sljli per mouth,from an would necessarily have to go to the
*Aerage of 7 hours per day of work 1 Kov«nment. What a paradise it
Uow would you like to starve in that woul11 w'hen all could hold office.
a. miner ? At Hazeltou, the miners'I v#* , ■ , .
>ol was not nearly sn blIt ..S° b 3houl(1 ^ attached to
tiuere he was able to earn l^i per t' ri ' i " >",ng twlce nor
month. There Is as much difference in " for CODtl"u,!d "epubllcan
*h« character of the miners at Wilkes ®"CCt'88' 18 JU8t au Bndo««'uent by
n affes and he found a majority of the 1 h kh, P y a8 u,e P*°Ple
I'lazelton miners either Polanders or a , 8l"Ce '11 wouid be very
race af about their equal in intelligence ' 3* " , Ul(1 "°l Hppr°ve lh"
una thrift politics and management of the party
. ' in power.
strikes occur just the same whether _
aien are fully employed or idle. The fbe dissolution of the People s party
ages paid them have little to do with ' t>eeu due largely to the adoption
■ a i _ ... . Of lirviini.mri hv flic* I lumnnrat ■ n a* «
the strikes. Recognition has caused
■lore strikes than all other causes.
What farmer or merchant would per-
■lit bis hired hands to run his busi-
ness ? 1 et this is what they demand.
or Hryanisin by the Democratic party.
What they will d() when the old party
turns to Clevelandism is a question.
Many Populists will stay with Demo-
cracy no matter what It adopts, but
not all of them.
Wheat sowing is nearing completion
tn this part of the country.
Mrs $purl.>ck of Indiana le visiting
her daughter Mrs. H. C Limbert.
Mr. Ayersman's have moved lnm
the Ailams farm to his farm east ot
Mr. and Mrs. Needles returned from
their Ohio visit Itst Monday. They re-
port everything nourishing there.
Last Monday evening people were
gathering pumpkins to a tiuish; for
fear Jack Frost would nip tbem lu the
Miss O'Connor has been visiting
Miss Maude Deahl the past week.
Tom Longman is again resuming the
cares of bachelorhood.
Earnest Adams who was kicked by a
horse last week was playing with one
of the smaller children .Sunday when
the little one accidentally striking him
on the wound causing him to be taken
to the Dr. again.
Sunday Bchooi was urganized last
Sunday and quite a large crowd pres-
ent for the beginning. Eziphive.
NUMA NEWS NOTES.
G. A. Risen is courting at Pond
Creek this week.
James Clark aud J. R. Covey are
hauling rock for foundation of J. W.
Rrowu's new house.
For cistern digging see John Rose &
Candidates are getting thicker than
Uddlers in hades.
Mr. Holler, liviug southwest of here,
died Monday evening. Rev. II. R. Mg.
nor conducted funeral services Th.-
famlly has our sympathy lu their bad
Mr and Mrs. Mater wentto t'aidwell
Sunday to see their new granddaugh-
tirandpa Flack went to Wichita lo
have a cancer cut off his lip
OUH TWO TOPSEY8.
Palmer Opera House,
Thursday, October 9
Hutchinson & Roberts
Th^ Famohm Chiraffo H/wia/int*
Who can tell what yoar di**a<Mt or affliction
ti* without a*klng any question*, will be in
Pon<! Creek, Friday, Oct 24
(Park Hotel—One Day Only)
Medf rti, Saturday, Oct. 26
(tfenderron'a Cafa-One D-y Only)
All forma of f'hronic, Nervona and Private Die-
eaa^a of Both Kezaa Hucceaafully treated
tire* guaranteed. Conaultatlon and advice free
j<i Stanley** |
Contractor and Builder
Most Complete Shop in Northern Oklahoma, with Fixtures
for Manufacturing Anything in My Line. Turning
Lathe, Etc., run by gasoline engine and in the
hands of Expert Workingmen o
%FOZU|ZCtN' ORDiaa SOXJIOZTBIH
Work Done Expeditiously! .Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Write for Folder, or call for Phone No. 58, Medford, Ok.
uuiAnnri/vruiiiAAj\rinj\ru a\njiAn/iruuiriAAnAn/iAAA/uiAnj i
Notice for I'ublicatioD.
rirst published Sept 11, lOUil.
Land Odlce at Kingfisher, O. T., July t, lWt).
Notice la herehv given that the following nam*
edaettlerhaa filed notice of hi* Intention to make
final proof in support of hla claim, and that aald
proof will be made before Thomas J. I'ahnar,
united stafea court rommiaeloner, at Medford, O.
T., November 14, 1WW, via:
Charles 8. Kobbins, for the Southwest quarter
of Sec. 4, Twp. 27 north, Bange 6 W. I. M.
He name* the following witnesaee to prove
hla con'l'iuoue residence upon and cultivation of
•aid land. via :
Curtis D. fiyans, Oharlee D. Fortune, Oeorg#
P. Yeriaa and William U.Yerian, all of t'lyaa,
Okla. E. D. Hitowni.sk, Kegleter.
Notice for Publication.
Pirat published In PATBIOT Sept 11, 1903
I.ani) Orrics at Kintr£«her, O. T., July 14,1602
Notice is hereby given that the followIngnamnd
aettlsr han fllnii notice of his intention to make
final iiroof in iiupport of his claim, and that aaid
Froof will be made before Thomaa J. Palmer,
'iiitfd State* Court Commissioner, at Medford.
Okla.. November 21, 1902, viz:
Ma> •nard M. staley, for th* aonth(>a*t quarter
Sec. 7, Twp. 26 north, Hange 4, W.I M,
He names the following witneaaea to prove hie
continuous residence upon aud cultivation of aald
Arthur A. Caaford, William F. fllnhiu, How-
_rd II Staley and Madison L. (Jilliland all of
Medford, Okla. Kmokt D. Huowni.kk, Hnglater
H«*port of the Condition of
FIRST NATIONAL BANK,
4t Medford, iu the Territory
if Oklahoma, at the close of butines*
SEl'TKMUEK 15, 1 02.
Loan* isd Discounts
Overdrnfts, secured and unsecured 7,326 H2
Stocks, Securities, Etc., 6,011.54
L'. s. H >nds to secure circulation 26,000.00
Banking house Pnrniture and PUturss 4,260.00
Due from National banks, vnot
reserve agents) $46,167.83
Due from State Hanks and
Due from approved reserve
Check* and other rash items. 24.0(1
Kxchaiiires for clearing houae 464 75
Fractional currency 70.11
Lawful money reserve In bank 0,673.10 77,077.60
Redemption fund with L\ S Treaeurer
(5 ;>er cant of circulation) 1,250 U
Capital stock paid in $ 46,000.00
Surplus fund 800.00
Undivided profits, leas expenaes and
taxes paid 1,827.68
The National Hank Notes outstanding.... 46,000.00
piece taken out watt an inch wide ll. iKiiV'iuiiiiioi'.nuti.toctiwk jui.wh m
inchwu I,.!.,. 11 u 0«,' ,„n«rt. of depo.lt... 1,1*0.00
inches long. He stood tiie operation
G. E. Brown returned Monday from
Wellington, Wichita andNuuton; the
former places attended the street fair,
the latter visited parent*.
A party was given Saturday evening
in honor of Mr. Mater's 70th birthday.
Neighbors and frienda gathered in
about one hundred In number. All re-
port a good time and wish him many
mora happy return* of that day. Hip.
rime cert, of deposit..
raaniTOhT or Qki.aiioma, i
Ohant County, i*"
1, T. T. Godfrey, Caahlsr of aald Bank, do aol-
smnly awear that the above atatement is true to
the best of my knowledge and belief.
t. t. godfrey, Cashier,
Correct I '*• ^ I
tiabacrllMd ud •worn to baton m« thl« 2*nd day
of Heutmnbar, ltW. F. O. Waixiho.
[bial] Notary I'rS.ic.
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Notice for I'ublieatloB
First published Sept 11,1904
Laud Ofllca at Kingfisher, Okla., July 8, 1908
Notice is hereby given that the following nam-
ed settler has filed notice of his intention to make
final t<roof In eupport of his claim, and that said
proof will be made before Thomas J. Palmer,
United Statee Court Commissioner, at Medford,
Okla., on November 14, 1904, via:
Charles 1). Portune, for the northwest quarter
of Sec. 9, Twp. 27 K, Hange 6, W. I. M.
He namep the following witneeee* to prove his
continuous reaidence upon and cultivation of said
Curtis 1). Evan*, Charles M. Hobblns, George
F. Yerian aud William H. Yerian, all of Clyde,
Okla. Eaoav I). Hkownlis, Register
JOS. H. ROBERTS
PHYSICIAN ^ SURGEON.
Office at Reeidence, West Cherokee Avenue.
Cutting and Dressing Rocks of
Mm or write me at MEDFOHD, OKLAHOMA.
W. 0. ROBERTS
Loans, Real Estate and In-
IN ALL ITH BRANCHES
Difficult work with wood and iron solicited. Our
machinery enables us to turn out work with neat 1
ness and dispatch, and to do the same at prices
so low that they will surprise yon. Beginning
September 1,11102, we have adopted a new rule,
CASH AND LOW PRICES
Believing onr patrons and knowing we will be
better satisfied with this arrangement, aud wait
lng to serve you in any way possible, 1 am
J. Gh SOUCEKi
?hysioian # Surgeon.
Corner Cherokee and Main
Brick Building, 2nd Plow,
Years of Experience!
Satisfactory Service or no Pay!
Leave order* at tbi*
office or write bim at
Went Cherokee Avenue, North Side,
□ ha Ai\ru\rin/inrin/ini
For Good Rigs
WEBB A DAVIS, Prop*.
And to Prescott
Tickets on sale daily dur-
ing September and October.
Through tourist sleepers
and free chair cars
Personally conducted ex-
cursions 3 times a week.
Liberal "op-over privileges
See Califoruia's citrus
ly.x-ves, oil wells, ranches,
v:neyards, big trees, mines.
Califor ia has productive
lands, perfect climate,
The rich San Joaquin Val-
ley is an open door ol op-
portunity for the hustler.
Q. K. ftONKY, Agent | Medford p
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