The Manchester Journal. (Manchester, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 12, Ed. 1 Friday, August 21, 1908 Page: 3 of 6
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I BnccMtor to the LUmkron Journal, 1
• BlUblllhed Hey 88,1891. f
PEOPLE WILL PAY THEIR OWN B1LLS-NO MONEY WANTED I “SCHEDULED LIKE A BULLPT ”
FROM WALL 8TRKP.T -Ph... _______
MANCHESTER GRANT COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, AUG. 21, IW8.
FROM WALL STREET.
Tune-Star Spangled Banner.
Beware of the trusts, that our burdens would bear;
Are they generous and true, can their motives be fair?
We have known ihun for years grown hoary with time;
Corrupting our set vants regardless of crime.
Oh! let Sheldon come forth with Wall Street Support :
But honest men all be deaf to his *-ouri;
When the millions of Wall Street win honor his draft,
There is no use deying,they’ve a promise from Taft.
Shall elections be held with the ptople supreme,
Or the almighty dollar make honors dream.
The people have tolled, producing the crop,
While Wall street has robbed them from bottom to top.
America prospers most naturally true,—
But shall labor divide where nothing is due?
The system of Wall Street In frenzied finance,
With millionaires made, not by labor but chance.
With Bliss, Cortelyou, and Geo. Perkins too,
Prying fat from the leeches, who stole it from you,
With millions corrupt, wrought our Bryan’s defeat,
Watch them close now, I say, they will try to repeat.
Corruption ne’er aided the patriots way,-
If Its fighting we’ll fight,-If Its paying we’ll pay.
Take back Mr. Sheldon, your ill gotten fryin,
The people will pay for electing our Bryan.
—By New State Tribune, Muskogee, Oklahoma
HOUSE BILL NO 369.
To compel owners of domestic
animals to bury the carcasses thereof
and defining penatly for violation
Be itanected by the people of the
state of Oklahoma.
Section 1; That It shall be the
duty of every owner of every domestic
animal in the state of Oklahoma,
which may hereafter die of any
contagious or infectious disease,
either to burn the carcass thereof or
bury the same within twenty-four
hours after he has notice or knowledge
of such fact so that no part of such
There was Quite an enteresting race
on Thursday of last week between a
Santa Fe excursion train and a Reo
touring car auto from Harper to
Kingman, a distance of about 36 miles.
It was the Journal’s car that made
the run, with four passengers besides
the editor of this paper—H. W.
Reneau, R S. Emery, C. T. Brown
and a young man who works for Mr.
Browu. When we reached Harper
the Santa Fe extra from Medicine
Lodge wrs standing across the street.
The ongineer said he was bound for
the fairat Kingman and would reach
there long ahead of the auto. "Why
I’m scheduled like a bullet,” said the
engineer, holding up his type-written
running orders. When told that we
would like to get by and get a little
start of him, he got on his engine and
cleared the track and the auto went
on and was a mile out of town when
the train left the station. He had
but four loaded coaches, and as the
auto encountered two or three miles
or bad roads on the way to Rago the
train was first into the station and was
again standing across the public high-
way when the auto pulled into Rago.
The engineer and the passengers
waved at the auto party, who sped on
north as sofln as the train left the
Again the auto got the start of
the train on leaving town, and as
there is a grade for a few miles going
north from Rago it was an easy mat-
ter for the auto to gain on the train.
The roads were good nearly every
inch of the way and the auto engine
Of the Business Men and Firms
of Manchester Who Ask for
and Appreciate your
E. Ii. Smith & Oo., general merchandise,
Badger Lumber co., lumber and hardware.
—T. W. Peter, agent.
8. B. Fling, hardware, Implements, harness.
StaivRestaurant—Mlsj Sadie Singleton and
Mrs. Weiss, proprietors.
?"whafle! v* WarDOck' Bve stock dealers.
J. w. Smith, law loans, real estate.
Bock Island Lumber Co. lumber and hard-
ware— Lee Dunham agent.
Prop'r* Barber 8hop Tomtn* Patterson
Slaughter* Tuttle, Auctioneer.
Morfc Canfield Carpenter.
B. S. Emery, Carpenter.
Dr. Smedley, practicing physician.
Madden-Nally Drug Oo., drugs and
City Meat Market, W. A. Pollock,
Citizens State Bank, general banking busl-
a n‘ Lelsure- Practicing physician.
“•1 • White, Groceries and Itakery
director TuCl£er• UDdertaker and funerul
0. W. Straughan. the land man.
Blake Bros., Furniture and Carpets.
McMullin Bros., Furniture & Undertaking
Lydick Mercantile Co., Buggies, harness.
Volume 16, Number 12
On a hot July or August day, we dont h<*
cause we used to have to do it. Say now whv don’t
you let us fit you out with a hay stkcker or^oder
Ind Cinh ‘S comPare(1 to the savidg of help
aSd loaders. * * tW° Deerln* and Dain stacker?
Yes our prices are right.
Anthony or Bluff City, Kansas V
Last Friday was a record day for
negroes to assult white women. Io
addition to the Springfield, 111. , case,
mentioned in this paper, a brutal
sacola, Florida and right here in Okla- matter to cover 30 miles per hour or
homa, at Duncan, a negro attempted bet'*1®r where the track was smooth
“ "r the 14 »•*«“ ““ wSAJlSSJ!;!!:."SSiEsi
daughter of Lhas. F. Fernsley. All the Santa Fe track on Main street the
three of the negroes were captured. Santa Fe extra, "scheduled like a
Mobs were raised to handle the first bullet»” cam® puffing in about a
two but they failed to get hold 0f block behlnd- After making the
Ok’,., was handled to , dtoaraat togaod wa.tog of haadkefahTe,. ("m
manner. Here the negro was placed the engineer and many passengers
in jail and a hanging was averted by wbo were on th® train. "Bullet”
a notificution to every negro in the I ®cbedu*es such as the Santa Fe issues
Jud Fox, Buggies, Harness, etc.
F. E. PIrtle, Furniture,
Thb Medford Patriot was still as a
mouse last week on the bank guaranty
law. Do you know why? We do, and
will tell you: Palmer has been an ad-
vocate of the bank guaranty law ever
since the Democratic party fathered
to him and he has always supported
it-that is until now. But things have
changed now, and Palmer must shut
up. He holds a government position
as postmaster at Medford, and it has
become necessary that he keep mum
on the bank guaranty question. It’s
this way: The Wall Street money
sharks, who are responsible for all the
money panics this country has ever
—A family of German-Bussians
direct from southern Russia via New'
Vork and Galveston bound for Tan-
gier, the first station west of Wood-
ward, where they have relatives,
were at the Santa Fe station last
week waiting to make connection
the thought. It looked mighty good | with thTwest
to him and ha )»»« almoDd ____ j onth« Santa ____i.____
carcass shall be nearer than two and .....averted Dy r^y-- tram, \Bunet”
one half feet of the surface of the soil- a notlficUt,0,i to every negro In the h ® ”‘ “8“°b“^he Santa F« Issues
disease shall be burned. Ibshall
further be unlawful to bury any
such carcass as mentioned in this act
in any land along any stream or re vine,
where it is llablo to become exposed
through erasloa of the soil or where
Owner as used in this Act, shall
mean and include any person such
land in any time subject to overflow.
having domestic animals in his
possesion, either by reason of owner-
ship, ren’t hire, loan, or otherwise,
and shall be subject to all the pains
and penalties of this act.
Section 2. It shall be unlawful
for any one to leave or deposit or
cause to be deposited or left the car-
cass of any tnimal, whether the same
shall have died from disease or other-
wise. In any stream of water; or leave
or deposit the same within one forth
of a mile of any occupied dwelling or
of any public highway, without hur-
rying the same as provided in preced-
ing section of this Act.
Section 3: Every person who falls
to comply with section one and two of
this Act, shall be guilty of a mis-
Section 4: All acts or parts of
Acts inconflct with thU Act are here-
Section 5; An emergency Is de-
clared to be immediately necessary
for the preservation of the public
health and safety; wherefore this act
■hall take egect from and after its
passage and approval.
Wm. H. Murry,
Speaker of the House of Represent*
tives. Geo. W. Bellman.
President of the senate
Approved May 26th, 1608.
C. N. Haskell, Governor of the
State of Oklahoma.
-Earl Smith, carrier on Route 1 out
or Manchester, is taking a 15-day lay-
off, on full pay,and one of the Melcher
boys is running his route for him.
-Mrs. Geo. Morris and children
have gone to nutchiuson and other
points In Kansas on a visit, and
George is again looking after the
i n * a. no uujy thing W6
tlon compiled with. fe*ta little ticklish about on the trip
la this comiectiou we-might to.n- oTthVS » “"'zitoS
tlon, once again, that Manchester occupied the front seat with us and
has no negroes, the two who were we noticed on several occasions that
brought in here having taken their J6 was h°l<Hng on with both hands,
departure same time ago, and it Is to ^ ®hald no tlme to look hack to see
be hoped that no others will be intro- conduerin/Ai0 th<? baclc 36411 were
xt conducting themselves and eettlm?
duced. Negroes are not apt to stv along, but an occasional suggestion
In a community where they are not from them that "I think we’ll beat
wanted, and If we have those among M6’” Ied us t0 believe that they were
us who prefer negro help it would be ?!! rl^,t and when the race was won
- -*■» —• JlEESK *SJ!Vtzr
negroes are instead of bringing the was time keeper Ld figured It out
negroes here. that the run from Harper to King
--- man was made in 80 minutes.-and
"SONGS OF VICTORY ” that from Manchester to Kingman
Governor bM. returned to Gukto “C" M^rto
rie from Lincoln, Nebraska, last Fri- Harper. 1
day haying attended the Bryan -Mrs Veach and five children from
notification gathering. He was in Ellsworth, Kansas, are here visiting
unusually cheerful spirits, and pre- ber s,sters and brothers. Mrs. A. E.
dieted great things of the approach- S' *!?■ Johm H,me and Fred
*jr~, “-w- 4"£■?££.'mUSTES
o oughly was he imbued with en- and her mother, Mrs. Louise Radke,
thouslasm that he let loose his pen- bad started east on a visit just before
tup feelings in singing campaign songs, she came-
the songs that are sung around the “Miss Edna Pickens passed her ex-
Bryan home. . amination and secured a certificate to
It really does seem thatall is Brvan e®*0'1 3cboob Others from Manches-
-'“d »■•*» <00.0*£ EELS
tne fact that Bryan is the greatest Just who they were. We hope to see
man in the nation today, and the ^itiS Edna get a good school for the
further fact that the Republicans wintor-
have pitted against him Willie Taft, ~W.C.Hornell and family of Harper
a man wholly Incompetent for the 2?’ brother’,n- law of Mrs. E A.
high position and the weaker man /’atkiD8’and Mrs- Frank Rife were
roeotlooed Mon the Republican con. "/““J*'0' ‘ "* W“’‘'
vention. Willie has a large stomach L W- MllorL H. W. Reneau and
but that le nob „bat the American £^3
people want. They want a man with Thursday morning in Mr. Falkerson’s
ahead, and Mr. Bryan is the only 1*6001'-
show they have to get such a man in —Mrs. C. H. Veatch of Ellsworth
the presiden’s chair this time. The Kansaaarrived last Friday, for a
Journal thinks Gov. Haskell has three weeks v‘8it with Mrs. A. R
rtason to feel enthused. Deere and other relatives.
---- Mrs. J. A. Burlingame left Wednes-
-The editor and wife and daughter day for Mou°b Lolo, to help her hus-
Dottle accepted an inviution to 1,4011 hold down his claim.
Guthrie Okla , Aug 8, 1908.
The following from Gov. Haskell is
J. M. Simmons, Editor
As an advocate of the motto, "let U4UUBi panics tnis country has ever
the people rule,” and for the election had> B»ve been to see Willie Taft, the
of Bryan and Kern, let us all realize Republican candidate for president
thatour government is sacred to us. and when they fixed up Willie‘s noti-
We want our candidates for public I Nation speech (which Willie read to
offfcTto discharge their duties free thecommittee) they inserted a clause,
from any bargains, claims, or obllga- in ^ whereby Willie was made tosay
Mens, with or to any one, but the that h« was against the bank guar
great mass of honest people. anty law, such as Oklahoma now has,
It takes money to pay the neoessary and Palmer must change base; or
expenses of a campaign. stand In bad repute with his Re-
This money the people who want Publican boss down at Washington,
honest government must contribute. And w« all know that Palmer is not
Honest voters, pay your own way, U°lBg to place himself in bad repute
and control your own government. ,f he can help himself. It will prob-
The candidate who goes to Wall acl? be two or three weeks yet before
Street for millions of dollars for a Palmer will commence the printing
campaian fund must barter away the of a series of articles against the bank
sacred rights of the peop]f to have IguaraDty law_______
government free from oontrol by °VEH at Parsons, Kansas, C. F.
special interests. - Elrick sought to open a bank and
Wall street never pays a dollar to J secure the Oklahoma bank guaranty
any campaign fund without a pledge depositors, but when he
of a thousand fold return. brouaht r.h« m«Mir «■»,- ...—.—
This paper will receive your con-
tribution, publish your name and
amount, and forward the money to
the Democratic treasurer.
C. N. Haskell, Treasurer.
- T — ~ IIV
brought the metter to the attention
of President Bellamy of the state
banking board he received this reply:
“Under the present law It is impos-
sible for the protection of the guar-
anty fund to extend outside the state,
Democratic National Committee, ®Xcept 10 deP°sits of Oklahoma
Guthrie Oklahoma. banks.” With this information Mr.
---- Elrick abandoned his proposed bank
MUST FACE THE ISSUES. at Parsons. Kansas, and decided to
“The campaign will be difficult. open 4 bank at Nowata, Okla. This
It Is absurd to talk of a walkover for j ^3 4 ff^at law. It protects the wash
Taft. He himself makes no secret of woman, the day laborer and the far-
his belief that Bryan's ehanoe 0f I “rer who has money in the bank on
election are better than they have deP°s,t> and should the bank fail the
ever been before. The Republicans &uaranty fund in the hands of the
will know that they have been fight- state P&ys every depositor In full.
Ing before the battle is over. They wm,a Taft thinks the depositors
can not bring out their old bogeys, should have no protection, as it would
The country is not going to be fright- L. .
ened into rejecting Bryan.-’-From i^TZ tbe ri«hta of the WaI)
New York Evening Post, a Taft I t t0 r0b the «"°Pto
Organ. j whenever they see fit. The bank
" I kuaranty law is a Bryan measure, and
meeting next week, August 25-28 is L ® Whe“ th® P*°ple in a11 the
one of the best that has been offered SUtes wil1 have the ““a Protection
In this country. The purses are as that the P*°P|e of Oklahoma have,
liberal as those of Associations five No farmer could consistently vote for
‘I* r*lr Wll"« T*ft on this score slonei sod
*" ootopoteot to <m
—The first annual meeting of the ---
Cherokee Fair Association will be —J- W. Fulkerson, J. W. Smith, E.
held at Cherokee next week, and Fl Watkina4uid Jas. Good returned
promises to be one of the best | w*dn«*day morning from an auto
accepieu an invitation to .......
dinner Sunday at the new boarding ~A child was born at Earl Feely’s
house run by Mr. and Mre. Jas. Clary Monday morning, but we failed to
They set a good table and have a very Ileam the S€X-
t/.uuriwtK, lo oe one or the best morning from an auto
entertainments of the. season. The I ^r*p Guthrie. They went east
management have made preparation I *rom Medford before turning south
to show all visitors a tine time, and i 40(1 *** they encountered lots of
you will be royally entertained while! *ou^b’ bb*y road before reaching
there. Guthrie. On the return trip they
-Miss Louise Emery .daughter of R. north through ^wnesMy JJd £dd
roviTLT1 ? .M6d,0rd Monday and found a'1 mJTSSr r^ad £
to visit for a week with her cousin, 'travel over.
on the Santa Fe. The people were
quite well educated, the man being
an expert photographer who con-
ducted a studio in his home city in
Russia (the name of the town was too
much of a jawbreaker for us to re-
member) and was amply provided
with means to make the long journey
from his native land to this country.
They were nine weeks on the road
and their recital of the inhuman
treatment they received in Castle
Garden and the unwarranted deten-
tion at that place for over four weaks,
and final release of the family, and
ordering the others, a brother and
his wife and the aged mother of the
men, to be returned to Europe on
account of the old lady’s advanced
age, was a pathetic and almost In-
creditable story. The family had
evidence of controlling property to
the value of about $13,000, and it
appeared to us, after hearing the
story of the man that a big hold-up
was contemplated by unscrupulous
immigration officers. There is some-
thing very rotten in the management
of the immigration bureau at New
York, and if only part of the story of
these immigrants is true the place is
a disgrace for the American nation.
The case will be reported to the
Russian authorities and we may hear
about it later on. The people are
relatives to the Becker brothers at
Tangier, Oklahoma.—Kiowa Review.
PAID IN FULL.
The officers of the Citizens State
Bank were more than pleased Monday
last when they received checks in full
from the Northwestern Fire and
Marine Insurance Co. for every cent
of loss sustained by farmers in this
vicinity as a result of the big hail
storm last May and who had their
wheat insuredjn that company.
The adjuster who came after the
storm to adjust the losses was very
liberal in his adjustments, and every
man who insured In this company
through the Citizens State Bank as
their agent, is well pleased.
—This comunity was pained to
learn of the death of Mrs. J. A. Kens-
ley. living west of Manchester eight
miles. She died from a complication
of diseases, and was buried next day
at Rosedale. A large concourse of
friends attended the funeral, which
was preached at the church. The
Knisley.s are among our most highly
respected people and the deatd of
Mrs. Kinsley is deeply felt by the en-
tire community We did not learu
her age and other particulars.
—Lost on the road between Man-
chester, and my home 4 miles east.
»nd 1 mile north of Manchester, on
Saturday night, two tugs, one bridle
and other parts of double buggy
harness. Finder please phone or
write me,or leave at the Journal office.
J. E. Vardy.
-The Journal editor, W.J.
McMullin ond E. E. Grove lefr
Wednesday Eve to deliver a car load
of alfalfa seed in the vicinity of Bluff
City. For information Bubby Norton
of the Argus Flame will say this was a
—Harriette Clary has been quite
sick, but is up and around again.
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