The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 108, Ed. 1, Monday, November 28, 1904 Page: 4 of 8
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1ME L6ADEH QUTHIUE OKLA.. MONDAY NOVEMBER 28 1604
BY LESLIE G. NIBLACK.
tiKMHftfe or fRk AT?g?nATgDKE5s i
rBORlPTION MATBS nAH.1
fer week tv arTlr
Per inoatfc Vit carrier .
Per year lv rrlcr in artTunce
per yoarbi mall in advance
"The Lf ider la a member "1 ibe Asoclal
Press and rtrtrr the Uv telegraph re
Un of that great aew. oi k inlralton fr ex
elusive atternoon .publication m Guthrie
nd S3 miles radian
Mo. & Kas Business 75 Editorial 01.
Xrk. Valley. Burmese. 76. Editorial. 60
MOMMV NOVFMnm 2 T"4
NFAMY IN PHILA-
Years of mot otitra;jc'is political
corruption In Philadelphia reached
what surely must be considered thr
cnlmlnntliiK point on No 8. when the
retainers of the city hull surpassed
both themrelves and their predecessor
In prnctic'ng fraud and Invitlrg vlo
lenco nn.t riot
Ininany of the city wards repeaters
and ballot stuffers thronged atout the
polIlnK places protected bv the police
decent rlt'ren were thieatened nnd
driven from the iolls and lawlessness
nnd terrorism reigned unchecked. N
less than MMtno fraudulent ntes are
believed to have betn cast to inverse
tho hontsilv expressed will of ihe peo
And we are loM bv th most reptit-'
able newspapers of that city that all 1
Ihls had hcen dellhernielv aid ays
lenintlcnlly nrranrcd In advance. Be-
fore oloctton The Public Ledger f'Uly
exposed the contemplated ftaiids In
detail nnd tho mnvor had been cnlloi'
upon bv respectable citizens to pro-
ent tho cnnylng out of the frauds
The Jiitlgfti wore appealed to to ap
njtint Ana it fli.it numlinr tn Fit firi n
... .... .. i Cloveland to become his privnto sec
commuting magistrate In orutr thai
an impartial hearing could be ccured rt'tnry- '
in cases jf Eolation f the ilectlon) Business was nover bqltor In the
laws. They answered that "no gonrall youth Was there a presidential elec
nnd public evil has been placed be Mon lately1 Atlmna CciuUtutlon
fore us tn unusual and portentous a it ;s evll-nt that not all our friends
to ilemunct the ibrcgrtlon uf a practice r the South have decide 1 as Colonel
neces'-r io the due a linin-tiatlm t" Wntterson did that it will be foolijh
Justice " ' to remain an 1 try t tagger abmg
Under -i eh exiren v I .id e idl I un.ler the crushing weight.
lions is It 'o be womb r. i! that The
"Keiv a uent
of tin law 1" Penn-
sylvnnln from the govtmor down tc '
the patrdnian from the chief jubilee
to the pollen magistrate lias knowl
edge of the elee-ic.n frat ds In Philn
ilelphla Not one of them regards II
OS bis dutv to interfere That is left
lo tht aggrieved cltlren But let any
citizen who dnres to interfere be wary
The agents of ;he law nro wiilehlng
him If he can bo tricked Into a mis
take all the machinery of the law li
at once set In .notion against him tc
inflict upon him condign punishment."
Justice seems to havo shielded tho
men who committed tlio nctua"
offenses and io havo art Ished inno-
cent or unsQtihlitlcntwl cltltcns whr
wcro made tlio tools and scapegoats of
the gangsters 'this should huo been
considered "a general and public evil
tinii8iinl and iiortentotis" oalling foi
If even the Judges of Coinmoc Pleat
consider the ' iractlce" In Phlladel
phln ' ueceaary to the lue admlnls
tratlon f Justice ' It is not at all stir
prising that the pul 1U spirited cltl
tens who hae trleil to root out no
lltlciil fraud anl coriiiption and to pre
vent tolatlons of the i lection laws.
bve nro An disheartened or that The
Lelgr fchould apib quote
"Oh liuipii-ent' 11uu art fled to
And iiiex h.ive lost (In ir r ason '
4'htudi Iphi.i sems to hac the un
envUt'do .'isiliiciou of bartering tht
mosi c rr.ipt and const lenceb as no
HUcal gang in tbe United States tin
It is In ihe power f the decent cltl
zetts to overthrow this ganr The'
Timet not be tliwouragMl I ecause the
Iwve failed once cr ovn fifty Uiiim
The gang never sleeps. Neither a.us
the cltien who would encowpass Its
Kuroki liusu't tent k' ld us often
ss Pert .Whiir has fallen anyway.
Senator Ipew says he xM be ro
ojMtel without opyosiltoB. But tab
may be merely a Dapew uerv
M Queen 1.11 of Hawaii has arrive!
at Tan Franelso from lb notion gbr
JllUa' hate run iit of money auuin
T- mi .iri.e to declare that he '-
8 j in r.n u.l V would cMe I
fully rawest lut the cxeut belong
at the still
A Wisconsin dog. ly supping on the
trigger ot a. gun she uv Keep
ifie gn away from tlio dogs as we'1
as from the children.
Tom Wstnr.. til Populist. rl1
tag a Lire of Andrew laeUson ' Ha-
it romp ir ihih trw tnete
Democrat left vmi for thle?
Hie New Vrrh opera season has lw
pun anil the continues f the hvile
who nit in the 1oxe are reported tr
be more Inspiring than ever before
AdiMrkt ntieds flv nioie votes rr
order to get th Delarware senator
ship but ihe indications te thRi vote
wi'l one high tn the Pelawa-e l3fJB-
latur this litre
Also "i may be sail that tbe Hon
H nue Bole of Iowa has shown ad
n 1 aMc s If restraint in refuMng to
om" f iward with a proposal to root
mmie the rH-u-ocrallc lwirty. I
Pie wa send at Piatt's recent po
lit leal bieakftst A critic wants tc
know whether It was prrper to serve
pie at a ureakfast It Is proper to
serve pie anywhere nt anv tnno.
a New Jersey man wlillo trying to
pav an election bet by riding n pig
was throwi off nnd one of his arm
was broken. For obvious reasons hit
brains were uninjured although h
landed en his hen-l
The king of Sorvia wants to borrow
$sun.00O and Is wlllluis lo give hl
klngdniii as security. The trouble with
the king's scheme Is thai no prudent
! rscn would winli to foreclose In case
the Interest vero not paid.
The poll book Incident n the West
Second wa-d should not bo allowed tc
die The outrage should be probed to
tho very bottom. It is causing un
ncceisary expense to ta.xpnyera al
ready on n'.con' of the Jury tnngle.
Governor elect Douglas of Massachu-
setts has uffored to General Nelson A
Milo3 the position of uljutant general
of the Massachusetts statu nillllla
There is no indication. liower that
Mr. Douglas thinks of Inviting drover
I'rntu Delle to I'ntiiirr.
Sarly risers passing by the Ituo de la
Chine In La Vilette. that honi-' of mis-
try. urteu met a nent sunveieti wnite
Haired old woman carrying a basket
on her back and In her hand a stick
with an Iron point to It
With the stick she searched tlio rub-
bish heaps deposited by householders
for the scavengers to carry away. She
prodded and scrutinized her way along
tho silent streets turning over nn old
shoo hero a bit of rag there or clgir
stump or rilBty nail and tossing her
treasure Into bur basket The and
faced old woman took notlco or no one.
But the people of the quarter nnd or
locallilch more fashionable knew that
"the mother of the chiffoniers" other-
wise ragpickers had seen better dayo
Mmc Andre had once a "de" to her
name. Her visiting cards had once
borne her family crest. Gbe baa fig-
ured at the court of Napoleon HI. and
(be II tn press Eugenie nnd there
waltzed with the best of them. In her
garret In the Hue de la Chine Mine.
Andre hoarded tho wreck of her for-
tune about 1600. It was bidden In bur
Returning homo the other day from
hur customary rounds Mm a. Andre
found tbe mattrose torn opan and her
money gone. A few hours later her
next door neighbors found bur hanging
by a cord dead. Parts Corrvepoiidunce.
Courtney is having his annual expe-
rience with freshmen candidates for
the crews. WlH-n he given mu order to
k new man the new tuau usually obeys
literally such U the respeet with
w blch tbe coach la treated This cuuie
near ruining a abell. Courtuey bad
bent out an eight with a fresh ma u
cockswain awl. being obliged to Jt"k
We don't put Scott's Emul-
sion in the class of advertised
cure-alls; it doesn't belong
there. We hardly like to use
the word "cure'' at all but we
are bound to say thnt it can be
used for a grent many troubles
with grent satisfaction. Its
special function is to repair
the waste of the body when
the ordinary food does not
nourish and thi nn ans that
it i: useful in many caes
which are indicated by wast-
ing. Wl! k4 7 Maipta Irt4.
COTT JWWWE rwt Stmt. Nw Yack.
vect anotner crew for a tew minutes
he raid to "cocks:"
"Try not to steer In n clrclo for a
rhnbge. Sen that red spot down on the
bank there? Well steer straight for
that" With which ho turned to his
A howl from somo of the oarsmen
turned him around In tltno to see
"cocks" trying to tunnel lhto tho Inlet
bank with the prow of his sholl.
"I thought I told yon to steer
straight for that red spot" remarked
Courtney sarcastically when he came
up In the launch.
"I I 'lid gasped the cockswain.
Courtn. looked nt tho boat and then
looked ' tho red spot Just than tlio
siiot toiHcd up lie horns nnd moved to
bettor grazing gronml. It was n red
eow and "it freshman had been zeal-
ously swerving his boat around ns the
cow had moved up and down the pasture.-
Hert-'a n Conjecture.
A very strange Incident occurred at
the Central ntgh school building In
Webster. la. rece-.liy. Ever ciock la
the building stopped nt exactly S
o'clocL !;. ;ic morning It was the day
of the eruption on the island of Jnva
nnd tho time tho clocks stopped was
wlth'n a very few seconds of tho tltno
that tho eruption occurred which :or-
erod a rlllngo and killed several iittn-
dred people. The phenomenon Is unex-
plained except tbnt It was very likely
due to une sympathetic electrical dis-
turbance tn tho zone In which tlio high
school building stands. Of course it
may have been a very strnngo coinci-
dence nnd yel this explanation hardly
cxplnlhs It satisfactorily The plionoiu-
cnon at the high school building wan
first noticed on the second tloor of tho
building Iery clock bad stopped ad
just S o'clock Investigation shnweiv
that the clocks on both the other lloorl
had also stopped at the same hour hf
the kindergarten building. Just south
of tho high school building all the
clocks were going as usuoj nothing
having Interfered with their move
zients. Springfield (111.) News.
Atnnltr nt SIrtcorlle. For ilrantnln.
A total of C34 mcteoriteH wns known
up to 1003. or which there were l&J
Irons n'nd r 74 stones In tho western
hemtspl; t i 209 stones and only
70 Irons . t eastern hemisphere. Tho
records s" only tbe fall or ano of
these meteorites dating back to tlio fif-
teenth century. Professor Berwerth pf
Vienna despite this small number 'of
known specimens calculates that VpO
meteorites ipust fall to the earth each
year not counting shooting stars that
disappear In the atmosphere nnd tliat
firty-flvo of theso nt least should como
nnder observation Professor Berwerth
finds thnt meteorltos bare been chiaily
recorded In civilized countries but tjiat
in many instances tuey are inoremu-
morous In thinly settled districts mj '
that they have an especial nOlnlty Tor
mountainous areas. Philadelphia Hrfe-
A Lake I'lmtnincc.
In Lnke Wablgoon Ontario nt a
point whore the water is not very deep
a strong wooden stiike has been drlvon
Into tho ground. On tho top n boxbas
been soeuroly fastened nnd tboro you
havo tho Lake Wablgoon postofllco.
The little steamor from But Portngo
drops the mnll hore on Its otitwurd
voyage nnd a canoe goes out from tho
shore nnd collects It depositing the
outgoing mnll at the same time which
Is picked up by the steamor on Its ro-1
turn trip to Bat Portago noxt day.
l'or' I.orr of TUclimnnrt
Toe loved Richmond as he loved no
other place on enrtti. Ills happy child-
hood wns epont there the only period
of bis troubled Ufo which was free
from wuit Here be found his foster
father John Allan who was proud of
the orphan boy and the only mother
he ever knew who was sweet and gen-
tle with him to the end. Here were
the friends nnd playmates of hla boy-
hood and hero lived the gentle wo-
man who was tbe Helen of tho most
beautiful of his enrly poems nore
after a first ceremony In Baltimore ho
was married by a second to tho lovely
and youthful Virginia Cleinm and
faerS they spent the happiest year of
their married lire. Here as editor of
tho Southern Literary Messenger he merges with the Allegheny. The ob-
did much of his beet work. Charles jective of the point of the expedition
Marshall Grave t Centurv WfcJ B grnRl fort at tbe confluence ot
AVIier too Cnuial la Knund.
The camel is found In Arabia Per-
sia Asia Minor Afghanistan Balu-
chistan Mongolia western CbifM and
northern India as well ajin Syria
Turkey north Africa and parts of
ftpniu The camel is known by the
same root word in nearly all these
lauds. Not a page scarcely of an Ara-
bic lexicon but has reference to th
cumel. The language Itwi' according
to Hammer PurgaUII knows him by
071-1 names. The only rwtttqp why
Scripture is comparatively silent Is be-
cause the topography of tha Holy
Laud le such that in most parts tbe
Use of the camel is an impossibility.
I.rttcra of Iutroiluotlou.
Try net to ask for letters of Intro-
duction te your friends' frlonds. It
ofton onuses both embarrassment and
lnconventeuce. If ihe letter of Intro-
duction Is offered accept It awl preeont
it dutifully. It will not tie dlttleult to
ascertain whether or not the person to
whom It Is addressed linda the Intro
durtlon a pit usure or a bote It is folly
to pursue un m ip.iintim ihu gained
I nnlen chi h Pnd 'he .1j-i congenial.
Ail Cuiurrtln Trlotc
1 "That's no way to put un nn umbrel-
la cover my dear" remarked the man
to his wife who was preparing to go
pat one cloudy day. I
"Don't (UMt It like JJwL 2feiJr&
Renfro's Drug Store
You will find the only pure and up-to-date CHOCOLATE CANDY and that is
and we hare just received a fresh lot of these
the finest in the Land
We guarantee every box of canflv we ftHl. i oi OK we tvlll r'1"-" r" v"r " on -v
We are tl)(i up-to-date Drujrist In every-
thing TJrufrs Drugjjist Sundries School
Books and Stationary.
I ' " '
Oon't want to turn tlio cover right side
put. Leave it nB it is nnd put tho ferrule
Of the umbrella through the little tin
Hop wo. Now take hold of the top of
'the case and pull It right up over the
umbrella Just as you stripped it off.
Sec? It doesn't take half a minute nnd
Is much cosier thnn laboriouslj turning
the narrow case right Bide out"
frit HIM Importance
A boy having left school started to
work In a factory. At the end of his
Irst day's work he reti'racd home evi-
dently feeling quite a man. Taking off
his hat and coat he threw them on the
tloor with a meaning look nt his sister.
"lxwk here Jim." said she; "hang
your clothes In their proper place "
"Hang thorn up yourself" ho replied.
"Who do you thluk's kcepln' ye?"--London
The Grntle J. over.
Wife You do not speak to me as af-
fectionately as you used to George. I
think ycu have censed to love me. Hus-
band There you are ngiilnl Censed to
lovo you! Why. I lovo you bettur than
my life. Now abut up and let me rend
DlNrni-ll on I.iMTj-em
In dl cussing lawyers one day Dls-
r ell wittily remarked: "Everybody
knows tho stages of a lawyer's career.
He trios In turn to got on to got bon-
ers to got honest"
Suitor Will you give mo your dough
tor's hand sir? Mr. Candid Certainly;
I shall be very glatl to g.t rid of It fot
It's always i my pocket.
WfijrMui eeldom deceive their hus
bnntis. Tho then are egotistical eiioiigb
to deceive hotnselvo. Now Orieam
Yl'hltttcr'H Safctrunrd. .
When aa overtlmld visitor from the
city once commented to the poet Whit-
tier upon the insecurity that seemed
Inseparable from so many doors open
Ing out from all sides or tho large old
coi try homo the master or the house
strove gently to restore confidence by
pleading thnt most of them were lock-
ed at bight.
Not to lie Thnn Klit Of.
Mrs. Nowlywed Yes Harry has only
one fault dear fellow! He will smoke
cigarettes. Mrs. Oldglrl Why don't
you break him off It? Mrs. Newlywed
And leave me nothing to scold him
eliout? No Indeed! Cincinnati Times-
GRO.WTH OF AN INDUSTRY. 1
A Bit of the History of American Steal
Upon a certain summer day In tho
year 1765 thore might havo been wit
nessed the advance of a small detach-
ment of British and colonial troops
not much over a thousand strong
through the denso forests that lined
the banks of the Monongahela river
a few miles above the point whero it
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Opposite P. O. 200 W. Oklahoma Avee.
theso rivers which formed one of the
most Important links In that chain of
military posts and trading stations
which tho listless and far seeing en-
ergy of tho Fronch colonial govern
mont had strung out between tho
mouths of the St. Lawrence and the
Mississippi by way of the ftcat lakes
tho Ohio and tho Mississippi valley.
In the van of this little army boarlng
himself with a confidence born of
much successful wnrfaro In other
lands under less difficult conditions
and heedless of tho warning of bis
young colonial aldo de camp George
Washington who bad command of tho
rear guard 'as Oeneral Braddock.
Advancing In a close formation which
was far bettor suited to tho opon spaco
of continental battlo grounds than to
the all but impenetrable forest of iho
American frontier tho devoted bund
marched rlht Into an ambush of tho
Fronch regulars and tholr Indian al-
lies and wero quickly cut to pUces
Braddock waa killed and Colonel
Washington his military coat pierced
more than onco by tho bullets of tho
French sharpshooters barely succeed
ed In carrying the shattered remnanta
of the forco back over tho Alleghenlcs
Into colonial territory. The political
nnd military considerations that
prompted that disastrous expedition
wore worthy of a hotter fato; and In-
deed subsequent history has proved
that In endeavoring to enpturo Fort
Du Quesno and Break tho bounds
whlfth tho Fronch wore ondeavorlng to
sot to the westward development of
the British colonies our forfathars
lmd. taken a Just view of the situation.
Today the objootlve point of tho expe-
dition forms tho site of Pittsburg one
of the greatest centers of industrial
activity in the world; while hidden
among the back streets of the city
rescued from destruction and preserv-
ed through tho care and munificence
of a local historical society may still
bo found Fort Du Quesne or rathor
Its Immediate successor Fort Pitt A
few miles up tho river al tho town of
Braddock and on tho Idontlcal spot
whero tho battlo occurrod is to bo
found one of tho greatest steel
orkB In tho world; while for many
a mile along tho banks of tho Mcnon-
cahella where Braddock laboriously
i cut nla way through tho woods is to
be found tho most wonderful nggre-
gatton of coking ovens blast furnaces
and rolling mills In the world. Al-
though now wo are concerned merely
with the history of tho development of
these Industries we may bo pardoned
n reference to the fact that In St
IxjuIs. BOO miles to tho westward of
tho Braddock battlefield the groat re-
nubile whleh has sprung from that
strlp of colonies that fringed the Atlan
tic seacoa-tt in 1755 is Just now cele-
brating tho lOCth anniversary ot its
acquisition from France of the vast
territories from which that country
sought to bar the early colonials out
AtL HAVE PET AVERSIONS.
One of the Peculiar Sides of Complex
Wo are all born with an aversion to
somothlng and this aversion is a
thing wo can no nic.o correct than
wo can fly by moroly heating on the
atmopphoro with our hands" Mr. Geo
MoPherson informs mo.
"History is rich in accounts of sucb
Instances. Thero is Vincent tho
painter who would faint If the odor
of a rose was wafted to his nostrils
and the great Gorman sportsman
Vaughtum would become positively
ill If he oven saw a polco of roast pig.
These avorslons often so entirely un-
accountable aro curious things to
study. I became somewhat Interested
in tho subject a year or so ago and.
havo since that time been quietly add-
ing lo my storo ot Information on thla
somewhnt unusual topic by personal
inqulrios among my friends and aa
Not ono of thorn did I find without
his pot aversion for the existence ol
which ho could give no reason. Gener-
ally the avorslon was toward somo
kind of food but not always. One
hated tho color of blue and nothing
depressed him moro than bolng lu the
company of peoplo who wore for tho
most part garbed In blue. Another
couldn't listen to the music of a harp
without becoming Irritated while a
thlid detested lilies to such a dagteo
that ho couldn't remain In tho rogra
where there was one.
"Nono of the men who had theso
aversions undaratnnd why ho had
tz. One man told ma i.z '....'.
touch a drop of milk or crenm with-
out becoming sick yet he thought
nothing looked qulto so appetizing as
a glass of good rich cream. Often ho
had "tried to partake of it but without
eucqoss. Parental Influence will of
course bo urged as tho reason for
these aversions but in tho cose of tha
man who couldn't touch milk or cream
his father and mother wero both vory
fond of milk and another friend of
mine who couldn't eat a strawberry
had parents who simply loved them"
St Louis Globe Democrat
Gontnau Mortnnry CnatoniB
The Guatuso Indians of Central!
Amerlcn live In conblderable numbers
In ii single hut and tbe village visited
comprised nbout fifteen huts. Thedeadl
ore buried in tho habitations and tbe(
earth covering tlw graves settles unUI'
it Is nbout a foot below the surface of
the floor. As time goes on the graves
become less distinct and finally they
are completely obliterated. When a
person illea tho relatives wail alond
crying "1 am distressed." When a
warrior 1b buried his body Is provided
with certain feathers of two currns-
sows n hunch being placed in each
hand and for some time ufter death
cacao is placed upon the grave In ordpr
that tbe departed warrior may be sup-i
plied with drink.
LEADER OFFICE. f
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