West and South. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 14, 1893 Page: 1 of 4
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L. B. Shapland,
WHAT THEY RESOLVE ON.
Woman to Talk No Politics
While Fighting for Equal
The main hall of the big Tuber-
uacle was comfortably tilled and
(here were half a hundred persons
in the gallery before the afternoon
session began. .Mrs. May lieile
Brown, a la-vyer of llolton, Kan.,
read in sections the resolution- tliat
had been drafted by the committee
in the forenoon. With some --light
modifications the resolutions were
adopted and are as follow*:
Whereas We, the women iu con
ventiou assembled in Kansas City,
Kan., recognize nud believe that the
submission of the equtl suttrage
amendment at the present time is an
evolution and not a revolution; that
it is simply one more step 'ti the
igiess of civil government, and
iug the sute. 1 «aut this clause males could practice law it did not
re read because 1 expect I'll be the say that females could n.-t. so I be-
first to break over the line if it isj came a lawyer. The case was taken
..dopted. If a political parly arrays! to the Supremo court, which decided
itself against us I want to lie in a j that as the constitution had nothing
position to oppose it and 1 refuse t.«> in it prohibiting women from beiuu
beheld to any sueh bondage.''
Tlie clause was allowed to go in,
however, and Mrs. Gougar suuk in-
to her seat .with the remark, "well
we will see.'^-*
IvYv. C. H. St. John «ro*e to re-
mark that any political purty that
would array itBolf against woman
suffrage would be beneath the notioe
of the ladies. He was followed by
Mrs. Cougar, who said in part:
"Th's never can be a true roprb
lawyers I bad a perfect right to
serve befcre the bar. The oonsti-
tutioti does not prohibit women
from voting and at the next elec-
tion iu In li&irt I will go to the
polls, and if thi commissioners re
fuse t<> accept my vote 1 will have
thein arrested. If they arrest me I
will carry the ca«e t i the Supreme
court, and tulle.s it reverses its
opiniou on the right of women to
practice law 1 will be upheld in my
CITY DRUGSTORE does an ex-
cluiive prescription business.
J. ]•'. Bloomkk Algr.
A 40 horse power steam saw mill
with the use of ten acres of la id for
nine years. The mill is in good
running order and is located in a
good timber country about 7 miles
south east of Chandler, Lincoln Co.,
and a half milo north of the Deep
Fork. For further information and
terms apply to 1-. F. Leach, at this
Iron and Steel,
that it is in the spirit of mutual help i. - , .. ,
fulness, and not antagonistic, that Ipilous to women s voting that ate
we ask the support of tho men to made by numerous people. Form
this cause: therefore, be it
ltesolved, That inasmuch as there
arc in the suffrage ranks women of
all political parties and women of
no political affiliations, and als)
women of all churches and women
of no church; and,
lie so lung as any people withiu it cowse, and the enfranchisement ot
are denied tho right to vote. When I women will lesult iu Indiana, and
women vote, then, and not till then.li'or that matter, in all other State*
will this be a true republic. We are! except Massachusetts, which is the
working rapidly to that end. 1 will, only .Stale iu the I uiou whoso cou-
Dot attempt to answer any of the ob- stitution says that only m iles shall
'•If woman biiffrugo is ever adopt-
Htauce, they ask, "who shall take ed by popular voto it must come
care of the baby when tho mother I through political combination. If
goes to H e polls':'' That question j either of the great political parties
has already been answered by the declares for woman's suffrage, it
women of Kansas. Many men say, will be overwiielniinly defeated.
j "You women are to smart now, and The great curse of the country ia
Whereas, Those women are a unit jf we gjVo you the k.llot you'll get; the party feeling. When woman ia
away with us entirely.'* It is sel
iloin I find a man in any walk of
life who docs not acknowledge the
justico of our demands, and the press
of the country is taking strong
! grounds in our favor. The action
i of women
our business wen.
Before selliug or exchanging your
%heat it will certainly be to your
advantage to see Messrs, Patton it
Ud Slapleton at their bran new,
fully equipped, patent roller mill at
foot of North Division street. They
znake splendid flour and propose to
do a square, honest business with all
their customers. Give them a trial.
Xottee is hareby given to holders of
warrants registered No. 5. * and 7, drawn
©n the treasurer of Iron Mouud Towu-
akip, at there is now money in said
treasury forthe payment of said war-
vanM. and interest, will cease oil and
after June 16th.
J. K. EDGERLY.
As we hare recently received
■one complaints frcm subscribers
not getting their papers re jularly
■jre will say to any who do not get
iheir papers to drop us u ca.d giv
Jng notice of the same and we will
look the matter up at once,
H. A. Beyle has just purchased
the ent.re stock of stationary, books
and etc. of C. C. Parker and has ad-
ded to it the Capitol City Book
(Hore. He will now be found at
Parkers old stand with a mammoth
•toek in that line well snited to the
tsade. Give him a call.
Look for I1" ST Alt a bran new ad
If you want to borrow seme money
Johnson of the Hush is a genial and lion
est fellow give liln a call.
When iu the city Myers of the Star
wants to see you.
Advertise Your Business.
People must know what a man lias to
sell before they will go to buy. I f it is
what tl'.ey want and the price suits
them they will buy it. But they will
not know what a merchant has to sell,
or the price, unless lie publishes it to
the world. Let a man try to sell a
tiling and and not handbill the sale,
The same principle to some extent
holds good in a mercantile business.
The street auctioneer draw s his crowd
by advertising his goods, the merchant
rmiivtne same. lie draws his customers
in that way. The patent medicine man
by his almanac sells his goods by let>
t.ng the public know what it is, the
price and what it will do. The great
secret of a man's success in life is wqat
the people know of him. Henry Clay
slid it was not what a man knew or did,
but what the people tbeiight lie knew or
did. The people move by thought, act
by reason, and reason by comparison.
Mow can they compare without some-
thing to compare; when goods are ad-
vertised people can compare quality and
price. Show them goods. Call them
to your place of business by advert.s-ng
in tlie tvasr South, the arnier's pa-
per published in Guthrie, Oklahoma.
in their demand for the. ballot, and
are working together for their com
mon cause; therefore, be it
' Resolved, That we de-lure it to
! be the determined policy of the
MATERIAL, i Kansas Equal Suffrage association
to confine the work for the amend-
ment Btrictly to arguments and
propaganda for the enfranchisement
of women. i „ , , , ,
It is not expected nor vrill it be | spired the confidence of".he country
asked of the women of the several j ju 0Ua.
[parties that they should cease their j „Th# lm,u is tbe saTillg ,,0WM
activities and their r.ealmis work
! for their respective parties, yet we of this country. ^ e see debauch
! most emphatically etuty that all1 ery flourishing, om' prisons and asy
i speakers and workers while under! luujQg full; we see murder and mob
the siuspi<*8 of tul) hi- ■ ,1'Uit >• fit •
: paigu committee shall refrain from
argument or reference to their par-
Inasmuch as we recognize the
presont crisis and the significance
thereof, and relation of this move
ment to political parties; therefore,
Resolved, That all political par-
ti.a of the State shall be and hereby
asked to embody in their county
and State platforms expressions
favoring the adoption of the pend- ! H:ly) "j don't want to be a Christian'
iug amendment. ' ,iB "j don't want to vote." There
Kesoived, That we exten o the . ^ ^ ^ ()f a jispositiou l0 shirk
one year for j i^L^s of? imse" count ics which ' the responsibility on tho shoulders
finance as a premium. Tli.- have adopted uncqutvoc.il equal. 0f the loon. Our special work
Topeka by i suffrage pl:n;ks iu iheir plalfortnM, t si,ou|(| be to stand by the men in
our hearty thanks and 1 ongratula- i
enfranchised >ou'll have a party
that you cant manage. I inn one
of those blue long-faced I'resbyte-
rians, but 1 can take my Catholic
sister by tho baud and say: Coine
to the ballot box, because there w®
the societies iu should know no creed or political
are organized lots in ! party. Wo will vote for what is
L. B. SHAPLAND,
Ii2, OKLAHOMA AVE.
-3*. o -<K <i!> -1 "ir"
The Fanner's NVilV
w i:s r and soi tii
law rampant. In the last two
years fourteen human croatuies
have been burned at the stake iu
this country, and tho blood of the
victims of misrule call for vengeance
in tbe womanhood and motherhood
of this coantry is the reserve force
that is to right these wrongs) when
brought to the ballot box.
"1 would as soon hear a woman
V. S. AND S.Q.
Graduate of the ltoyal Veterinary
College London, Kngland. Prac-
tise Veterinary Surgery and Sur-
Offioe at Stapletons Livery. Ail
call by mail or telegrapV. promptly
attended to. Satisfaction garAntead
J, TV. McNBAL, I>r«s. A. W. LITTLE, Vice Pre
GUTH1UE NATIONAL BANK.
CAPITAL, $50,0001 SURPLUS. $I0,Q00"
HMT NATIONAL HANK ORGANIZED IN OKLAHOMA OR
W. J. HORSFALL, Cashier.
BANK OF INDIAN TERRITORY.
OXJTHCK.IE, O. T.
PAID CASH CAPITAL. - - - $50,000,(10.
H. W. BARKLEY. F. W. HEWIT,
eiu«n . A iiiUott' ihi«r. v «hitr
HAVE EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE AUXILIARY SAVINGS BANK.
t J— .
Farmer's Wife, punlislied at
the Woman's Political Club ot Kansas,
is a <8 column paper devoted to the edu-
cation of women 011 the question of equal
suffrage for women. Send ill your sub-
scription to the office of tlie Wkst tso
Sooth and receive the two papers by re-
turn mail ami keep posted 011 the living
issues of the day.
The Necessity of Irrigation.
A circular from the Publication Com
luitte of the International Irrigation
Congresi, Los Angeles, October 10th to
15th, 18U3, calls attention to the extra-
ordinary value of irrigation to all lands
which are now tilled under a deficient
rainfall. The recent drought reports
from western Kansas bring into strong
contrast the uniform success of farming
which is met with in California, Utah,
Tbe irrigation congress which meets
in Los Angeles, Oet. 10th to 15th, will
a notable gathering of prominent irrlga
tore, engineers and bond investors, and
very much valuable information to own-
ers of arid lands will result from this
congress. Tlie program is mow in the
hands of the executive committee, of
which ex-Governor Thomas, of I tali,
is chairman, and it will embrace such
leading topics as irregation, Engineer-
ing, state laws alieeting irrigation, na-
tional legislation 011 irrigation, effects
of irrigation on horticulture and agricul-
ture, irrigation bonds as an invesement,
irrigation machinery and appllnnces, and
A handsome book on irrigation is also
being prepared by the committee, to be
issued about August 10th, which will be
sent to all interested parties who will
send four cents in postage stamps for it.
Particulars about the congress can be
obtained from C. D. Willard, secretary,
187 South Main St., Los Angeles.
V. 0. ones.
If you are going into the strip
s«bs«rib« for the Wjest and Sol'tu.
tions upon 1 heir political sagacity
and progressive positiou.
Resolved, That wa recommend
tho following resolutions recently
adopted respectfully by tho Repub-
licans of Cowley county and tbe
Populists of Johnson county as
worthy examples of platform ex
pressions on the questions:
Believing that women have e^ual
rights with men: that their hearts
aro equally loyal and true; that
their intelligence and worth is equal
with that of men, and their rights
to say what shall be done for our
common good is as great as that of
their brothers, we commend the ac-
tion of the Legislature in submit
ting the ftrnale euffrago amendment
to the people and assure our sisters
that when tho hour comes to act,
the Repuplica* men of Cowley
county will by their vote welcome
them joyfully into full and equal
rights among men in all political
Resolved, That we favor and un-
qualified right of suffrage for wom-
en and ask all persons who love
justice and free government to vote
for an amendment to our State con-
stitution granting the same.
Resolved, That the earnest thanks
of the State and local suffrage asso
ciatioun and the women of the
State is tendered to the Kansas City
newspapers for space granted and
favors extended and to the repre
sentatives of these papers for their
When the clause was read whioh
urged that all speakers and workers
should retrain from argument or
reference to their party issues dot-
ing tbe campaign, Mrs. Gougar roB6
1 and said that she objected to that.
"I positively refuse to be gagged
by any committee while I aut stump-
this work of making
"I give you due notice that when
the motherhood of our country is
given tke right to vote that no buy
and no gil l will be put upon the
auction block and sold iu the name
of revenue to support vice and ci ime.
The saloon will then have to go.
The National Liquor League is
our greatest enemy. It contains
to-day the most powerful traitors
who are holding its by tho throat.
We need not talk about a still hunt
against the saloou power. We
want to go out against it in open
and fearless battle.
••As loug as the Republic stands
the battle between right and wrtng
will be wrged, and tho great need
is now and ever will be for good
men and women to stand shoulder
to shoulder against the vicious claus-
Kvery married man knows that
when a woman will she will and
when she won't she won't, and there
are enough of ua without indiges
tion and liver complaint to go out
und fight for weman's suffrage for
generations after Susan B. has
died and gone to keaven, and as sura
as this republican lives women will
''In Indiana they wouldn't let
serve either before or behind the
bar. A woman couldn't sell whis
key or practice law. Any voter
with a good moral character might
be a lawyer or saloon keeper. Wo
found that whilo the law said that
right irrespective of party.
"The A'ueiican is the best behav-
ed, handsomest, best fed and best
clothed nun iu the universe. He
is the grandest home-maker and
statesman, and iu the next live
joars 1 believo I*. will imffle on®
more emancipation proclamation,
when be gives woman the right ta
Councilman A. Talbott of
Kansas City, Kan., was called on
and iu a short address he cauio ont
flat-footed for equal suffrage. Ho
snid tbftl he was chagrined when
the Republican convention of Wy-
andotte county i'. few weeks ago
failed to i scrt ft plank in its plat-
form indorsing woman suffrago. He
w as greatly applauded by the *ora-
en who were not acquainted with
the facts iu the otso. Hiwever,
nation the j those wome n w'10 endea v >r;d to
' get such a pla.uk imo -ti i diil
not feel like appla i ling Talbott
was 011 tiie committee ou-on resolu-
tions at the convention, and tko
Equal Suffragist committee received
no favorB whatever at his hands, so
they claim. Those members circu-
lated among tbe audience, which
was gathered in groups after the
meetii g was over, and denounced
Talbott for making such a speech.
They said that dad he been favora-
ble to the cause he could have sub-
mitted a minority report to the Ra-
publican convention, favoring equal
suffrage. This he did not do, and
now he sees in his mind's eye tha
seccess ao the woman's movement
and is lishing for votos. 1 his ia
the way the local suffragists have it
sized up anyhow.
Attorney J. F. Perdue, who wa«
chairman of the committee on reso-
lutions at the oonvention, was pres-
ent when Councilman Talbott made
bis speech. It made Perdue mad,
and after the meeting was over be
told the suffrage leaders that Tal-
bott had uttered an absolute false-
hood. "The committee unanimous-
ly against the suffrage plank," said
he, "and I am utterly surprised to
hear Talbott make such untruthful
assertions to a body of intelligent
Read Mrs. Lewis' ad in another
column, and visit her store—corner
of Oklahoma and Broad—and buy %
good supply of choice groceries ba-
fore into fc>trip
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