The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 20, Ed. 1, Thursday, February 16, 1905 Page: 4 of 8
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THE LEADER GUTHRIE OKLA.. THURSDAY FEBRUARY 16 1S05.
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t"er week br carrier .....7L .
Per taaatti toy carrier ...... -
Per rear by carrier in advance
Per rear br mail in advance .
- 4 00
TBre Month 3$
Sir mttotts .... . W
one Tear . ...- -11 to
Tte Leaner I a member of tbe AKonctaied
Press art.' ' the dav teiKtvon re-
port of tbit treat new organization or ex-
clusive afternoon .publication in Guthrie
and 30 mle radius
Mo. Kaa. Business 75; Editorial 69.
lark. Valley. Business 75; Editorial 69.
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 1C. 1006.
WHERE LIBERTY IK DENIED.
When wou'ri a people denied the
tights of self-government lieccnia fltt-
crt for that duty? When 'would a ehlld
deniel the right to walk lie able to
ran a race- .
Those ihtKriftr whj haw Wilit
to keep beck ofifef pelplo foem4lttr-
ty 5ar always declared that Ui sub-
ject people wore unfit for self gov-
ernment an-l hinted tlwt when they
wce properly developed would be
tlmo enough to grant that 'privilege
reserving to thoiaolVM thrf.Hglit to
The result? of tlile principle applied
hare newn most accurately dworlbotl
by Grand Duke "vTatllmlr In spoaWtifc
of Russian peasantry nttd Edward
Mtrkhnm in hie poetical description of
the "Man with the Hoo" " '
Said the grand d'C jtcently: ?'P.u
sia 19 not ripe for a constitution. On
r.at among the peasants who comprise
the vast hulk of the emplK.rf' popula-
tion and tiy to evplatn to them govern-
ment bv uffrago. The peasant
know nothing of .government; ho
does not even know what the woni
Mr. Ma-lthara had already thunder-
en lorui me cnnrae anu me nwuii uny
of beckm'ng in these memorable!
verses : I
The etnptbC2s of ages In his face
And on hfe aacfc the burden of the
Who made him fientj 0 $ytyt0 nn'1
deipftlr ' a j A
A thing thnt RjtVfiihft&ff fthA that
Solid and stunned a brother to the ox.
Who looienotl and let flown this
butat law? . ' . .
Whoso Vae ;lie hand tluit slante-1
mck this brow?
Whose breath blew out the light
within this brain'
O masters lords and rulers" In all
How wUl tbe future reckon with this
Uow nnswer his brute question in this
When whlrlw'nds of rebollloti shake
How will it Ue with kingdom's and
with Hlnga -With
these who shared his to tho
thing he la
When thin dumb Terror shall reply
to God . . i
After tho silence of tho conturlos?
Uncle Joe you hart- us 'so.
vrctind our injury. feelings. .-
If anv one dnnliiti the alUUty ' of
Kansas to Ire n Tplley he should rood
A naunph has- always been iloflnotl
as a gun of largo calibre' but Oklahoma
has its doubU. aiu ' '
Joe Cann!! is getting soroo adver-
. tiwfng in Oklahoma thai would make the
old man a ears bum if he were to hear
HAS HO SUBSTITUTE
IN OKLAHOMA'S BOOTS
If evnry taf Jft tlw T.'nkm were
Placed In 'he same position as Okla-
homa In regard to political liberty
what wotiM b the immediate result
what the wtftapwth of1 th centuries?
The (mention is' a fair ene and de-
mands an answer at the hands of eon-
nnsnipn vho deny to OklahCrna the
rlabt io pH-tlcipate in the government
that rales her detttnics mid refute o
permit her to become the architect of
jiir wn fiwftine
Temix.rary delay was possibly ex-
cunble under ill the circumstances
far a time but hardly for fifteen year
and not on moment after liar prepar-
erinew and qna'tflcattans for statehoo.l
because an acknowledgwl ?act even In
trom a broad staudpoint the dan-
gerous thing becomes not the mere ad
mission of Oklahoma but the ground
upon which congressmen find them-
selves alle to deny acknowledged Jus-
tice to a g'eat American conninmity
vis: that It may help or hurt a poli
tical party. This if carrying party
pollctea .far beyond the danger Une
and persistence -in Mich a course'
woult mrrke isy the steps to th
detsmtct'ocof Hbertj ind absoluti;di.
But what !s the answer to the first
lueatlon asked which merely seeks to
know the result of all the states of
the t'nion were nccordel the treat-
ments gavon Oklahoma? It would sim-
ply be a enfeo of the dnctor tultinr
his vii mediclbe which in Uiat casu
would bo poisonous unto leath. Con-
vulsions c'vll war chaos and out of k
all. Imperialism would result the hand
of progress would be turned hack-w'ard-two
hundrtd years and thecause
of liberty ard self-government tho
peatfe cruelly stabbed to death by
Uioae who should have been its
Staunch defenders had they but ad-
hered to the traditions of the meij
whoVrrung self-government fom the
haiKfs of despotism with their own
'.The fact that propositions 'urh as
are bore made are waved lightly
aside t'ith a Jaunty air and the care-
less remark: "OI Lut thia Is jiot poll
tics" aufPJces only ta impress thu
thoughtful with the grave condition
brmight about by the American poli-
tical system Carried to extremes.
. Jiistioo theiv UollMei. fa the eternal
Ortfdjluptm w:!ch the)(lfe of repuMcc
dapedst Binoptiy. h-Jttqya: any lib.pe-
less. vlaw' of the situaton are forbltl-
dor. by n principle Talntotl out by
Uryce In hit ''Amorlcan Common.
woa'fJi.""That there Is a "fine sonsa'
of Justice In the masses of the Ameri-
can people which though "often -latent
and long raftering hn always risen at(
last With ovoi whelming power to tbs
redroae of wrongti and when neces-
sary the extinction of guilty political
As Cicero ended every address with
tho omtneus words "Carthage must
be dlstroyed." to Ok'ohoma editors
are prone n ond nil e1ltorlnls with
the -time-worn declaration "Oklahoma
must have statehood."
THE FEDERAL. BUILDING.
Aftor a persistant effort extending
ovor several yeurs the prospojt for a
coiriplote and sufldlent federal bttltd
ing seems brlgbtr than over befrt'o.
The inaluslon of a: ariltlonnl nilpro-
prl'atlon of IfiQ.OQo for tho public- bnlid-
lug at Outhrle in the sundry civil ap-
propriation hill which was roporttfil
to the house. Tuaeday looks llko' tUu
right thing was about to bq dona In
a IdilR dftlayod matter. ThtB practl-
oully Insuros the appropriation. -
Thl8 wi'l brlns the ontho avatlahlu
aplirojirlatlwn up . $I5r.000 anil 'wltl
njeub the erection of a building which
will bo able to accommodate the gow
ec-nment offices for tho present. The
original estimate asked tor by the
secretary cf the treasury In his roootu-
mendatlons ten years ago was 20r-
iflfl; Wrt WrttWooO Otfvwnmeiit
Architect Tayr will be able to d-
slsn a nest nd rwwiy bnttillntt three
stulea in hplghl.
The old laad ifflce fhnrk r.rut g
Tf anyOl.I bufi'ing ev?r ro wd It
purpose and path' tho rlgh? to pn
Into history net ot account of tt
beauty but its usefulness It has gain-
ed that rtahh
As soou as the weather Will pV-
mlt work will lie resumed on the new
bnl'ding and puthed to a conclusion.
It will bo the finest building ever
erected n the territory and will mako
the gove.r ncnt acre a tlshtly place.
This Is convrtlrn week ami the
whole yeaf Is filled with. them. Guth-
rie Ic a good- place in which to hold t
Waves may be all right on tho ocenii
but when th-n g over on the 'and
and slip under tho zero polut Ihey
cense '.o be poetical.
The Oklshoma legislature evidently'
doesn't favor a departmental secretary
Imttlnc Into its deliberations In quar-
antine cr any other matters.
The cannon is certainly a very
effect lv ar.d dingorous wehimn and
ought no' to be turned on statehood
boosters for po'iMcnl reasons.
The addtes of Hon. J. Frank Math-
pwh retiring tnnd liiaster deltvero'lh
befoiv tho urrt'.orial Orand Lodge oft
Master MnronB in this city this week
though brief was rnort concise force-
ful and eloquent. Vor lofiy concept
and definite application not to speak
of elegant diction and woll rounded
rhetoric It I" decidedly a model.
The people of Oklahoma are still
on the "ragged e-:gc" Thev don't;
know whether fiey are cltlens of the
Unlfetl States or merely occupants by
suifrairr of crie of its terri cries.
Thfcy can tell which way the cat Will
Jump. They are unable to see through ;
the political trickery that scorns to
domlnnte congress. O for a states-man.-'-lMackwe:!
There is somprfciar radlraliy wrong jn
In the house- ojprcsentatlves Tit g
Washington whljijrthd speakjbr and urw
minority Can overthrow the will of tho s
majority. dunuuon luiH-uegn nimu a
A 4ttt.. Una ihaAtt rio. f
attrnetea to uu mnuer smoe a cieur
minority with m. dictatorial powo. -
Ul too spesHur hum ijuvii itutu 111 jnun- n
conhole the statohoojl bill and only g
agrao to preiont It ty'the house "pong
condition that the house non-concuia
nn call for a conforonco commlttoo. m
This makes majority rule a myth.f
A Christmas "Suppose."
We would not ohango the children's
Christmas. But suppose all the
gron.n up jpeoplo were to say to one
arother: "This yeaV instead of my
giving you a present and your giving
me a present let us club together and
give our present to some poor child
who will not have any Christmas.
There are hundreds . of them some-
where. Or If wo do not know of such
a child let us give our present to a
hospital for children a homo fpr crip-
pled childron. for Incurables for tho
aged the blind tho feeble mlndod."
Thia 0 bo. of course in addition to
what we give to charities at this
season. Why could we not try this
a9 an experiment and see what the
rtallt would 1m 7 Christian' Register.
South American Valor.
In his account In' ihe London Sat-
urday Itovjow of a new history of
South America. M. K D. Cunningham
Ciabam tells some tales of dosperaio
valor shown by fighting South Americans-One
of teh Peruvian monitors Haus
car fought against three Chilean -ships
After both Admiral Orau and his (lag
lieutenant ere killed. Captain Agulr-
ra fook command was killed and
then succeeded by Captain Carbalal
whov was put hors de combat by a
shell. The command then devolved
on Lieutenant Itodrleucs. who was die
allied and finally Lieutenant Gareyon.jJ"
with tbe ship an fire three feet of va-
tet In the bold and with a loss of half
bis officers and crew was forced to
strike hi flag..
On July 2:t 1S79. the Huascar was
lu actlou against the Chlllsan ship At-
tao. Torpedoes were not at that time
much understood and one being fired
fiom the Huaacar. through faulty
mechanism returned back straight on
the ship. Seeing this and knowing
tlrftt If the ship was struck she must
sink. Limit enant Diaz Sanseco jumped j
eel-beard nnd in tbe water with his
hands altered IU course Just before j
cams In cpatact with the ship.
Thj florcsnuss of the fightiag and;.
the appallng slaughter both In thu
war and that of Paraguay agalasH"
Braxll can be matched only by .be
present war between the Russian
cad tbe Japanese. Venezuela the Ar-i
gsntlne Ilepublte Chill aal portions
of reru and uraill are lobablted by
wut v uiun aut.B.ic jmiu waniKe
p We fjive you coupons or.
I Premiums from $5.00 up.
for your tickets
I ' C.
Opposite P. O.
Kansas City Soa&era lailway
Straight as the Crow Files"
KANSAS CITY TO THE GULF
PASSING THROUGH A GREATER DIVERSITY OF
CLIMATE SOIL AND RESOURCE THAN ANY OTHER
RAILWAY IN THE WORLD FOR ITS LENGTH
Aloes It lino are the finest lands suited for grovring small rin.coin flax
cotton: foroammervlal ar-ile nnaprocli orchard! for other fruiu and wr-
ite; for ctmuicrrlal canteloupe potato tomato and peneral trurk farms;
fof Misar cane and rlcoonl tlvation ; for merchantable timber; fur raising
horses mules cattle hogs sheep poultry and Angora goats.
VVlte tor Information Concerning
FREE GOVERNMENT HOMESTEADS
New Colinr Locations Improved Farms. Mineral Lands Rice Lands an Tlrabor
Lsnds and lor enptet ol "Current Events." Business Opportunities
Rice Book K. C. S. Fruit Book.
Cheap roond-trlp hcaeseeiers' tickets on sale first and third Tuesdays of
THE 8HORT LINE TO
ttT-.ip- . 1- t-m r-11 s nncMTIl
Site UMTflW ur
3. E. KOREIS Trev. Paos. Aeft
Kansas City. Ifio.
r1 S. SOSSZ.ES Srav. Pass and
THE SOUTHWEST IJMITED 8
is the new train between Kansas City and
Chicago. It runs via the new short line the
a - - . s o e-t i r 4 S
g Chicago Milwaukee & St.- Faul.g
. Electric-lighted throughout The Southwest
Limited is a blaze air glory along the new- -route.
Its equipment includes compartment
and standard sleepers observation-library
car dining car and coaches. It arrives m tlie
Heart of Chicago in time to connect with' all
eastern trains. If you are going East it is '
worth while to write for descriptive booklet. ''
M. F. SMITH C. A G. L. COBB S. P. A.
33 dam at uaims.
The Missouri Pacific Railway
The favorite line between Kansas City and St.. Louis.
Five trains dally each wayj first class trains n every
respect and the fastest. time. See that your tickets
rtiad via the MISSOURI PACIFIC' RAILWAY J
The Sure way to Reach your Destination
quickly and with he Greatest Degree of Comfort.
Takes you direct to the "World's Fair Grounds.
C E. Styles.-. A:;G. P. A. E. E. Blacklhy T. P. A
JCansas City Mo Wichita Kansas.
. .. n. . . nt . in
Through Sleeping Car Service
Santa Fe and Missouri Pacific
TO ST. .LOUIS' MO.
Commencing June 1 1004 Santa Fe .train No. 116 will
enrr' a through Pullman sleeping car from Purcell I. T
to St. Louis Mo. via. the Missouri Pacific Railway from
Kansas City. Mo. The Missouri Pacific Railway has eig?bt
trains dally each pay between Kansas City.andbt. Levis.
. First class service In every respect sleeping pai-
lor and chair cars electr'c lights electric fans and elec
Ask your agent to sell you tickets via. the Missouu
C. E. STYLES A O. P A.
Kansas City Mo.
V-w.vv.v- vsrNV." v.v v.'.v.v. v. vv.v.v.v.v.vv.vl
.Sejiator Jim alenetfee don aut deuj
thir he a adooted Wv Indiana. He!
j lh mly wh);e mau la tne territory
"" ' ---- -"- w - '
ho can gucceMfully sing the Chey-
your purchase to the amount of feame and we giteyou
Look In at our window and see what we have. Call
. ' '
206 W. Okla. Ave.
.B. . WABHBB O. J? and T. A.
Kant aa City Jo.
rmig'n Afft. Kansas City Mo.
vv raeun at neLnsa.s (Jitv. a
E. E. BLEckLEY T. P A
Fhorsv all fcooe.' ilwiarhe
Stomach out of o-1r? Stmolv a cao
cf tarpbl live-. l'ird.!k BlooO. Bitter
will mak a new .uuu or woman of
l-rom March 1st to May isth.
Santa Fc will &oll Colonist tickets to
noarly all points In California for
J25.00. Tickets sold dally.
Cheap Rates to the
From March 1st to May 15Ui Santa
Fe i.ll8 Colonist tickets to many
iwints in Northwest.
Tickets sold daily
Hillings. Mont and JiTtGrmedlate
Helena. Butte Anaccnda. Mwrt...
Ogdon and Salt Lake Grangec Wya
Livlngst!mA Xogan Mont. and In.:
termedlate points on Mo. Pac. 520.
Portland Ore. Tacoma and Seattle
F. J. Best Agt.
t i m 'WaY oAA":..!1
ST. LOUIS EL RENO & WESTERN .
DlrccL Short Line
GUTHRIE AND EL RENO. ?
Quickest Time Lowest Faro f
Hobnrt Ar.adark'o - .
' ' ' ' ' And .t . ;. . .
Other points-located on tho Rock.
Island System Making close
connect? is at
' CutLtt 1
. For all points . ?
North and East.
Tialns Rut as Follows:
Lv. Guthrie 913 A. M.
Ar. El Reno .:. 11: A. M.
Lv. Guthrie S15 P. M.
Ar. El Reno 7:0. P. M.
Iv. El Seno G:6G A. M.
Ar. Gutlirlo 8J'40 A- M.
Lv. Ki Reno 2.00 P. M.'
Ar. 'Juthrie 4:'10 P. M.
Mixed train. Lially except Sunday.
Passenger train. Caity except
W. S. Wells
Commercial AftenL 1
Guthrie. O. T. ;
in IB. Qtbihoma avemie. . onnoslt
Trhaud oisar factory. Make &
suits to order; guarnntoes go$l tit In
our shop--Trow $18.00 dollars up. Call
and examine goods.
Sail prwed. 78'oenU.'
Parts aree(l. 18 cents
Carl FrlsdHoh. tus Tailor
Dally 'leader lt cents a wee): daUv-
ered evey day except Sunday
races in me worm.
eniK lov- sock.
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Niblack, Leslie G. The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 20, Ed. 1, Thursday, February 16, 1905, newspaper, February 16, 1905; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc72384/m1/4/: accessed February 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.