The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 48, Ed. 1, Wednesday, March 22, 1905 Page: 4 of 8
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WMDNBSDAY. MARCH 22 105
PUSH GOOD C'TY GOVERNMENT.
Every Indication lc that tin Citizens
tieket -mv 111 receive & good big majority
but safetv from the old rule of ex-
travagance and loot lies only In vigi-
lance and work for the Citizens'
ticket. The new men on the old
t'rket liae behind them the same old
push that built the lateral sewers and
engineered th.ngs In the past and
there t nothing to hope for In contin-
uing their grip.
They have the same old monkey'
face on the cocoanut turned to the pub-
lic with the meat and the milk behind
them on the Inside of the shell. Time
and aagaln the people at election time
have listened to the siren sounds of
the chief organ grinder and as often
received Cottonwood sand for granu-
A good capable business adminis-
tration by competent and able city of-
ficers Is what is needed now and what
the city must have to rise to Its legiti-
mate position as the capital city of the
territory With Dr. Duke as mayor
supported by such an able and effici-
ent lot of offlceis as those on tlio
CltUens' ticket the city would be In
safe hands and Its future prosperity
"SCOOPS" OF EVENING PAPERS.
The great bulk of fresh news Is serv-
ed by the evening papers all over the
world. Thla is especially true in this
part of the country. The reason Is
not that the morning papers are less
enterprising but that they work at a
disadvantage in regard to much the
larger portion ol the news.
In this part of the country the major
portion of the news comes from the
Bast and the difference la time is on
the side of the evening papors thus
enabling them to get tho day's news
from the Best at tho close of tho busi-
ness day and servo it at tho supper
table of the Middle Wost
Happenings at Now York Boston
and Washington at the closo of the of-
ficial day aro in the evening papors
ready for the. "businue man in tho
West vhart his office Is closed. The
Ontiro happenings of the day in all
KuWpean events aro ready for tho
evening papors of the United States
owing to the dlfforenco in timo. i
The superiority of the evening pa-
pers was never so clearly demonstrat-
ed as during the war in Manchuria
where the entire happenings of each
day arrived here in time to go into the
evening papers leavins merely a re-
hash and some belated details for use
in the morning papers. The evening
papers have simply reveled in a suc-
cession of "scoops."
While this is true In the matter of
t legraph service it is equally true in
the matter of local service. A perusal
of tho Leader will give a dally demon-
stration of the fact. The local and per-
il jnal items of the day are very nearly
all available for the evening service
and the Leader spares no pains or ex-
pense in obtaining them. This is not
necessarily due to lack of enterprise
on the part of morning papers but a
natural advantage in time of iseuo
which the Loader by Its enterprise has
turned tp its advantage.
(New York World )
Twenty one divorces tn three hours
and forty seven minutes should equal
the Dakota record. Although only one
cause exists for divorce in New York
the local divorce courts have no lack
of occupation It is clear that almost
all these cases are by consent. There
14 no opposition or consent no alimony
asked and both parties are taking the
easiest and cheapest way to throw off
the boncU of matrimony The hus-
bands regard it as no disgrace but I
rather as a proper matrimonial cour-
tesy fur them to furulsh the evidence
I ho law requires I
Leas thau half these discordant '
uples had children and none had
many ihildren. Matrimony Without'
children is an uncertain tie Parental '
affection ia aiore constant than the ef-'
K lucent love of early married life j
v hr re the families are Urge the many
c h Idreu keep their parents too busily
employed for either of them to be
taking other gods The matrimonial '
cement ueeme much more likely to
break where there are no babies
lUrtttb is the harbinger of what?
A majority is cspable of tyranny.
Ono tUto without anv entangling il-
t si a if lie way out
I troi.) is autoewiiil if ruunor bJm-v-li
Mi 1 roe Mot yttsfttee to let the
ltaw an out do him m Ik tklft fiW
wf aed n
(SgrsapariHa; the Sarsaparnia me ot;o'a. J-""v
blood weak iiervfs exhaustion genyal debilKy.
What is the vim' of a Ian again t
creating a deficit in an appropriation
by spending rowo than the amount ap-
pioprtaied. if tlw law making mi
action a feionr la to be ignored Th
deficiency .n the last two year lr the
territory was over J43 000. which was
covered by a deficiency bill If the leg-
islature. II this Is (o be tiie course pursued by
the territorial oiric'.ala there seems to
be very little ground for having any
I appropriation at all If the amount to
i be expended la not limited by the
'amount of the appropriation why not
I make all appropriations merely
i blanket appropriations and just tell
I th administration to pitch in and
spend all it liken and the teiiitor will
foot the bill"
Count olflcer are held dcttn to a
vt strict observance of the law
against rreat ng an Indebtedness in ex-
ce of eishty per cent of the levy un-
less the money la at hand In the trea
ur . aad under no consideration is the
expend ture to exceed the levy under
pain of the criminal law In the
counties. If the officer chooses to ex-
ceed the limits of the law he binds
I himself and his bondsmen but not the
I county Why should it not be the
same In the territory The presump
i tlon Is that the legislature appropnat
ed the sum It intended should be ex
pended and if it made no appropria
1 tlon why then the inference Is that
it did .lot Imenn there should be
It is frequently contended that
j exigencies arise wh'ch were not fore-
! teen by the legislature snd that ad-
minlstratlve officers chould have the
right to determine when such exigen
1 cies arise. To concede the point ia to
open wide the purse strings of the
territory and invite the administrative
officers to help themselves.
If th's is the desirable policy the
law ought to say so Instead of declar-
ing as does the Organic Act that all
monies expended from the territorial
treasury must be in pursuance of an
appropriation made by the legislature
In practical effect there is a very
narrow and worthless distinction be-
tween creating the lndebtednefs and
spending the mon In each case the
taxpayers foot :h till.
It ustd to be contended that the
count le would go to ru.n if warrants
could not be issued or Indebtedness
crested in excess of the levy but ex-
perience has shown that the law limit-
ing the power of county officers was
the miration of county finances. Prior
to Its passage every county in the ter-
ritory was piling up Indebtedness In
reckless disregard of the levy. The
limiting act proved the salvation of
the counties. Why is not tha doc-
trine a good one for the territory? It
is and should bo.
COLD NERVOUS TREMORS.
The fate or the boodlers in St.
Louis will by no means be reassuring
to the Standard OH officials who now
seem to bo engaging tho attention of
the attorney general of Missouri. This
officer has spoken some very ominous
words as shown by the following dis
patch. ( t
J Herbert S. Hadley attorney gen-
i cral for Missouri eald today that he
J has evidence that will show thut the
I Standard Oil company has flpgrantly
violated the Mlssouil anti-trust law.
Three companies said Mr. Hadle
control 95 per cent of the oil trade in
I Missouri The Standard controls the
other companies named. In violation of
tne ant: trust law of the state. The
three companies ore no more Inde-
pendent of each other than would be
three grocery stores owned by the
same man "
When it is recalled that the St.
Louts -Mtturney responsible; for the
present manual labor being performed
by the St. Louis boodlers is now gov-
ernor of Missouri and the power be-
hind the attorney general it Is enough
to make that cold creeping sensation
traverse the spinal columns of the
Standard's officers and promoters.
If Kansas and Missouri can demon-
strate that the law Is superior to the
bold and elusive trusts and that trust
j magnates are not in a class by them-
j selves able to violate the law with im-
I punlty they will have performed a
wonderful service for the people of the
tntire United States.
The indications are that the defiant
lobbists and managers of the Stand- I
ard went just one rtep too far when I
they flaunted the red flag in faces of
the Jayhawker legislators They for
got about the spirit of old John Urjn
who. though wrong in time and place
een would still strike a blow and stt
the hall rolling.
This time the Kansas people appear
WHAT IS THERE
Scott's Emulsion is a carr
ful blend of the purest cod
liver oil hypophosphites of
lime and soda glycerine and a
dash of flavoring. The com-
bination of these valuable
ingredients emulsified as in
Scott's Emulsion represents
the greatest remedy yet dis-
covered for weak lungs poor
blood low vitality child
weakness and all wasting
Wa 0 m4 jwi t H9fb aw
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n pi ir'tr n in
C MJH t tO (1 ' I Jl l 1
ma) yet prorate the tuj.
That a a gieat and fundamental
truth which P pe proc'al nd In hi
oft quoted verse ' Trut.l niched to
earth shall rise isln. the eternal years
of Ood are hers but error wounded
writhes In pain and dies amid her wor-
thlpers." A truly Interesting battle 'a In
progress oie fraught with (he gravest
con'equenees for weal or woe to the
common people of America t'pon Its
outcome devolves one of the most Im
portant aspects of the relation of ac
cumulated capital to civil government
tn abort the rtil sove-elgn.y of the
wtble people la the iue
SITUATION IN INDIAN TERRITORY.
(Muskogee Phoenix I
The statehood quest on is not a par
ty question and no attempt to make it
so will be successful Both party
I platforms In Oklaho na declare for
I single statehood The last Republican
platform adopted In Indian territory
advocates rlngle statehood and Hon
It L. Williams and Hon Fred Parkl-
scn. Democratic national committee-
men sand chairman of the territorial
(xecu'Ue coHim'ttpe respectively
hae both announced for it .nd went
to Washington to aslst in the passage
I of the Hamilton bill providing for a
single state to be created out ef both
territories In the Republican ranks a
few officeholders are for double state-
hood which they know means no state
hood In the Democratic ranks there
Is some double statehood sentiment
part of which is based on the Texans
ant 'pa thy to the Kansan and part on
a desire for a state assumed to be
safely Democratic. Among the citi-
zens of the Five Tribes a number or the
leading men are for double ttatehood
for the reason that they have ever
looked v 'e amalgamation of the
Five Trlb. ' one government.
However some of the most progres-
sive and able men of each of the Ave
nationa have been active In the battle
for single statehood. There will be
much discuss. on of tfle question during
the next eight months and more en-
thus 'asm in both camps may be looked
for than has ever been aroused before.
The fifty-ninth cntmress will roavene
In December .and without doubt the
statehood delegation at Washington at
that time will be the largest ever sent
frotii the territory
ASCENDANCY OF SOUTHWEST.
(New York Financier.)
With onr diminishing exports of
grain which are caused by increased
domestic consumption and n pYactlcnl
limitation of the area of production
the matter of the rafes of distribution
Is one which naturally excites the live-
liest Interest not only among the
transportation lines but the dealers
end speculators in the markets. Until
within n very fow years the centers
for trading in grain have been in the
crder of thtfr Impcrtance. New York
Chlcsgc lan3s City St. Log and
Omaha. The fUst named city absorb-
ed supplies from the great Northwest
Chicago those from the large areas of
production In the Middle West and the
remaining centers partly contributed
ta the movement concentrating at
Chicago and New York and partly to
that at the Gulf ports. Latterly how
ever the great bulk of the movement
from the southwestern primary points
has been shifted to the Gulf for the
reasons above noted and with the area
of production spreading morje to the
south and the newer fields westward
't aeems qu'te natural that corn at
least will hereafter seek an outlet
through the Gulf rather than through
the Atlantic port8 particularly when
climatic conditions and freight rates
are favorable. In addition to the lose
of the traffic in corn the seebosrd
markets appear likely to lose much
of that in wheat because of the increas-
ing tendency to convert this grain into
Hour at the nearest sources of prodtic-
t'on prior to its distribution to domes-
tic or foreign markets. Thus con-
verted it is more advantageous to ship-
pers to seek the shortest routes be-
cause of the cheaper rates of trans-
portation and the lines having Gulf
ter ninals are naturally preferred Thus
the prosperit of southern ports is en-
hanced though at the expense of the
Eastern msrkets Beef and other cut-
ue. wnethn iie or converted into
prm'8lou fcI h'' southwestern primary
point8 nl0' outward along the lines
of !ast r"-'-'anie
prosperity of the
cntr'uut ns to
I II w111 " observed therefore that
j he coniptltton of the roads having
;lf tern'n' with those reaching At-
jlantic portH Is not only likely to be
Miceeaatul In the futuie but it Will
lu.e a far reaching influence upon the
i ulnc.. of thebe out ports If the ad-
vantages wh'ch are enjoyed by the
Gulf c ties Khali be thoroughly utilized
and ftc'llties increased for handling
K frdtht which is diverted to these
xrt4 there wIJI be larger opportunl
t.t f-r 'he enpknu-nt ot capital and
tot tlw expansion of such branches of
trade as are Incident to the distribu-
tion of the agricultural and other
products While the buUuess ot the
Atlantic cities may be seriously af
fectid thoufch the diversion of com-
modittea to other ports there will be
some compensation through the in-
crease n the volume of the more
profitable produces such as those of
manufacturer whuh must of umessl
y -.-civ Lteru points for dihir.butlon
I bccaiiou of nt-urut-is to lUe eourets .if
t rU U
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I pi nt t
Oklahoma will do all it can to help
Ar zona and Nw Mico bit wVn a
trv at 'be Matehwd barricade RlnKb
The Manchuria: foot race ia pn-
ceeding at ft strenuous pace. Thing
are still In good and proper order over
there cfter the flpht then the foot
A good enterpri'lns c'ty government
conducted In the Interest of the peo-
ple fjr once Is what the taxpayers
want and the thins for which Dr. J
W Dnke stands
A Ftitehood convention to keep up
the old spirit and show congress that
Oklahoma means to knock and keep
knocking until one great state Is cre-
ated out of Oklahoma and Indian ter-
ritory is the proper thing
Shawnee Herald It is evident from
the census returns that Oklahoma
City's increasing postal revenues in
the past y&ar have resulted largely
from stamp sales to people who were
writing home for money with which to
The emiswwnr of an occasional howl
against the on-drifting tide toward
statehood is to be expected from the
Republicans. It is not an easy thing
to give up a big fat graft without even
a groan. No matter how great the
travail a new state will be born.
The ousting of Alva Adams the duly
elected Democratic governor of Colo-
rado and the seating of Peabody by a
Republican legislature In spite of
7.000 majority was a shameful piece of
political tyranny and constitutes the
darkest paae In the history of Colo-
rado. The current report that in Oklaho-
ma City they are rechrlstenlng the
babies in orTier to swell the census
would soiittl a little exaggerated were
It not also reported that they are halt-
ing the trains to count thejlhrougli pas-
sengers. The two reports are at least
confirmatory and tend to show the des-
perate nature of the census situation
at the boom town
Shawnee Herald. The agitation for
a constitutional convention should re-
sult In the holding of a rousing conven-
tion at Shawnee or some other acces-
sible point this spring and that body
should lssno a oull for a convention to
frame a state constitution. The latter
body should be composed of an equal
number of members from each terri-
tory and in all other part'culars Jt
should follow as nearly as possible the
lines provided for in the Hamilton bill
by meeting in Outhrie and conforming
strictly to the plain provisions of the
rede-Rl constitution. Such a move-
ment should moet the approval of
every member of both houses of the
national congrosoB for it would be an
authoritative declaration of what our
When wU feel Constipated Sltk
Headache or Bilious ask for Berg's
Little Liver and Stomach Pills. They
do the work. 100 Pills 26 cents.
Wallace' drug store.
MORS CHARTERS ISSUED.
Manenle Cemetery Association at Cutter
City Wai Incorporated Today.
' he following ohm thi were Issued to-
iLiy by Territorial flecreuiry Qrlms.
"he Oerrer Hygrometer company of
Gkliihotn City with a oipitai stock of
tlto.oeo Tha incorporator are John II
Ooier J. W Uaneyimd Qua A. SJlbow.
lh Matonic Cemetery association of
Cuvter City with a capital stock of HOC
The trusters ui- Doia K. McKenney.
II)n Harmon Charles W. Giwitoin. Ev-
erett Veotch und Sam L. Darrati.
Notarial nonxMUMdons were Issuer to
Gi W Bow tm of Arapahoe.
fVlbt I). GtIla of nod.
P. T. McVay of Qnthrits.
The Diamond SUM a Oil company of
Chkago filed the appointment of Oafrrge
. M Pureell of Cleveland. O. T a
their terrltoiuU ugent.
Have you Backache? Clot a box of
Kidney-Bites the most wonderful
remedy for all kidney troubles and
they w:il make you right. 2Sc.
Wallace's drug store.
Mayor J. W. Duke.
City Clerk V. Sexlas.
City Marshal John Catea.
Police Judge Frank Olsraith.
City Attorney Tboa. 8 Jonas.
Street Commissioner W. D. Will-
iamson. City Treasurer Cwi It Havigborst.
Treasurer School Board Lyrnon
City Assessor J. W. Hay.
Councilman J. M Brooks.
School Board J. M. Dolph.
Councilman Sidney W. Schmidt.
School Board Ralph V. Smith. '
East Second Ward.
School Board M. I. Armatrotit
Councilman A C Hixon.
Councilman J L. Calvert
School Board (Short term) J II.
school Board (Long term) Wn. S
Cocuctlmea R. 0. Jtalght.
8oacol Board Pmk A Mayetta
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HOW TWO BEAUTIFUL WOMEN ESCAPED
SPRING CATARRH BY USE OF PE-RU-NA.
Nothing Robs One of Strength Like Spring
Catarrh Spring Fever is Spring Catarrh.
C Mrs Leone Dolehan. U
Miss Helen Whitman a08'i Grand
Ave. Milwaukee Wis. writes:
"There is nothing like Peruna for
tbnt tired feeling which gives you no
ambition for work o play. After a pro-
longed Illness about a year ago I felt
unable to regain my health but four
bottles of Peruna made n. wonderful
chango and restored me to perfect health.
As long as you keep your blood in a
good condition 'ou arn all right and
Peruna seems to fill the veins with pure
healthful blood. I thoroughly endorse
It." Miss Helen Whitman.
Mow to Get Strong Nerves.
First repair the injury already done
to your norves. Tho way to do this is to
do oxnotly as did Mr. Hal. P. Denton
Chief Department Publicity and Promo-
tion of National Kxport Exposition.
He writes: 'Toward tho latter part
of August 1 found myself in a very
mnch run-down condition. My family
physician said I had nervous prostra-
tion and recommended a sea voyage. I
gradually grew worse. A kind friend
whom I had known in Ohio recom-
mended Peruna. Though skeptical I
finally yielded to his ndice. After
using one bottle I was much improved
and with the fifth hoille fame complete
recovery. I am in perfect health today
and owe everything to Peruna." Hal.
A Spring Tonic.
Almost everybody needs a tonic In tho
4 Try them -your
We give you a reduced price on wall-paper paints drugs
and druggist sundries. Try us.
C. R. RENFRO
Opposite P. 0.
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Best Letter File made
Mrs Leone Dolehan in a letter from the Commercial Hotel
Mlniioapolls Minn writes:
The Pernna Medicine Co. Columbus Ohio.
nentlemen: "For twe months my physician experimente!
with me trying to cure a hard cold which settled in my stomach
causing iniiainmatlon and catarrh. I then mode up my mind
ho was simply unable to help me and heading some of the
flattering testimonials as to the value of Pernna in such csesf
I thought I would try lt
"It was six weeks before I could enl a meal without unpleasant
effects but I have now been well for six months and I give all
the crortit to Peruna." Mrs. Leone Dolehan.
C Miss Helen Whitman.
spring. Something to brace the-nerves
invigorate the brain and cleanse the
blood. That Peruna will do this is be-
yond all question. Everyone who has
tried it has had the same experience aa
Mrs. 1). W. TImberlake of Lynchburg
Va. m ho in a recent letter mnde use of
the following v. onls : " I always take a
dose of Peruna after business hours as
it is a great thing for the nerves. There
Is no better spring tonic and I have
used alwut all of them." Mrs. 1). W.
The best thing for you
money refunded if you
Prescriptions Have the Call
can be found at THE
Catarrh In Spring.
The spring is the best time to treat
catarrh. Nature renews herself every
spring. The system is rejuvenated by
spring weather. This renders medi-
cines mure effective. A short ootu-se of
Peruna assisted by the balmy air of
spring will cure old stubborn cases of
catarrh that havo resisted treatment for
years. Evorylnxly should have a copy
of Dr. Hartman's latest book on catarrh.
Address The Poruna Medicine Co. Co
are not satisfied.
W. Okla. Ave.
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