The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 265, Ed. 1 Friday, September 24, 1909 Page: 2 of 8
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F"MD\Y. SEPTEMBER 24, 1909-
THE NEWS 3 MONTH* «Q 11JC.
gFW« >oc "6" Wfc"
LOiJ S ALL A HO Owner and I'ubllaher
New iHuinMMi Oitioo.
UMI « A Hard • UttWuii""'
tfeb«r<Ml m ©oond-olaa* «n«*U matter al «**a «
ar r i >ki tiuui* MnutH* th*> wi of toumwi u
Iterob I. I(*7V-
It may bo true that the countr>
lias been taking during the p*«t t v"
years an ovc-rdose of ri'forni but tha'
la way ahead of going to aleep anil
taking nothing. Nor will the advlo
of reactionaries thai the people I)1
quiet be taken. Having cleaned th.
body politic of many evils they are
awake and they are now going t<
spend their onergli'S In keeping l<
lean. Any politician who forget'
this la going to find a speedy pathw.i
that obBcurlty which he so rlchlj
"Any man," says William Kellar.
who would claim a street Just be-
cause It was not dedicated, afior he
has so'd property to home builder*
who bought with the full underhand
Ing that It had been dedicated. Is not
a good cltlr.en and should be drummed
out of town. And any man who buys
piece of property as It lies, after-
wards to discover that his deed calls
for land to the middle of the atreet,
and forces the city to condemn thai
piece of the street, cornea In the same
Mr. Good Cltlieo, what are you do
Ins to assist lu oOnervaiicu of the Ian
to ahawuoo aud Pottawatomie Coup
Mr. Reformer, are you coullulus
ipur efforts lu behalf of law enforce
nicut to abusing law violators?
'It U a ■well-known lacl that somt
Of those who are loudest In their cou
flomuation of law violations at this
Um.> are now, or have been, patrons,
pf the bootleggers, floroo. it Is true,
licking the moral oouras , or what
Ifrvof' you night call it, to go buy for
(iiemsvlves, have sent others for It
fciH tho principle Is the same
Has a man who patronl«e* the boo'
loggers s right to condemn that boot
leggerT lias a man who gambles a
right to condemn Ilia gamblers? Has
a man who' uses intoxicatin* liquor*
• right to condemn a drunkard? Ani
we might add. fcss a man who Is him-
•elf * potty grafUM" in a '•legitimate"
•ray the right to oondeonn other
la Siawneo for soma months past
the situation has boen most surprls-
log It is growing morn surprising
Bach day FYom moat unexpected
gourdes at the fceseot time Is Issuing
forth reform in all her glory. Crook
pdmvss la calling upon honesty as h!s
pot ron saint; *bu*e ts conjuring by
Hie name of fairness, vllUflcatlon
f<H« under the guise of public Inter-
Oh. Reform, how many crimes are
Committed In thy namol
And now as to those in the clutches
pf the law, the l**« fortunate of those
Who have violated the statutes. What
of them? Wtiat has been done or It
being done to prevent a recurrence
Cf the comllllona which brought them
to grief? "They found that It was
Customary to bribe officers and fell
Into the general plan. It la natunl
for a man to try to make money."
The very fact that public tolerence
allowed conditions to remain as they
were, not hero but olaowhere, for so
long a time, should tnmpor the minds
pf that sime public toward the un
What are you. personally, Mr. Oood
Citizen, and you. Mr. Reformer, doing
to sa^e those who would tall inlo evil
"This, tills la the question our minds
This, this Is the problem our sages
Bvaded today—lest fts trouble annoy
tomorrow 'twill face, and aflrtgtt.
and destroy usl"
Best r th« ".rk«l
•| have iiswl Chaint**rlaln'e
><*Oie<ly and flni II In he <he h*- i «t
he market," says IC W Tardy, edllo-
•I The Hefiiinel. OalnalK.r.i Teni.
Our baby had aeveral enlite the pa"
elmer and fhamlwrlalna I'ouan
'(era dy el ay« relief ai « •••
.nd cured li in « h« n nnir I «
viyi rMfniuiwDd li *h'n « pp"riiiiiii
•reaenta Itaelf *p, f •*'•* b •'* l>rM*
ASK GOVERNOR FOR
THE BLIND FOSTMA.'i.
An Exciting Qsme That Can Be Played
by a Largs Party.
The cxdtlOK Ituine of "pout" limy I"'
plnyed by an unlimited mitnlier and It
pnrth'Ulnrly adapted for n lurise part:
One of the players, called "the |mim!
man." baa hla eye* liaiiilaced. a In
blind man's l>u(T: another volunteer* to
till the olUce of "poatinasler ifeneral."
and nil the rest ae«t themselves round
At the commencement of the game
the poNtnuiMter assigns to em h player
the name of a town, and If the players
are nuiuemu* In* write* tile names
given to them on * allp of paper In
caw Ills memory should fall him.
These preliminaries having been ar-
miiped. the blind |Mi*tman Is placed In
the center of the room, and the |xist-
master general retires to some snug
corner whence tie can overlook
other player*. When till* Important
functionary call* out the names of two
tnxvn -thll*. "New York to I'hlliidel-
phln"-the player* who bear these
name* must Immediately change seal*,
and as they run from one side of the
room to another the postman trie
capture them. If the poatmiin can sue.
ceed In catching one of the players or
If he l*ati manage to sit down on au
empty chair the player that Is caught
or excluded from his place become*
The postmaster general I* not
changed throughout the game utiles*
he gel* tired of Ills offl- e. When a
player remains *eated after his name
ha* been called he lUUKt pay a forfeit,
or If the game I* played without for-
feits he must go to Hie Imttnni of the
cln *. which Is represented by a par-
ticular chair, and to make room f r
Mm all the player* who were former-
ly lielnw him Shift their places.—I'hllu-
. ou Arc worth aso.ooo Don't NeJ
III* «||| not luiereai you it f"
urtti fifty lliousaiid dollars iw
.«hi are s mult of ujisjerate Hi''""'
I calllilH afford to euiplo) a poj «
ti shea you have an a'tsch dla
.-* , you Will be pleaaed to Suo*
it one or two do**.* of t'baaibei
ii i> tiolle. Cholera aud lllsrrlio.'
in^-uy *111 cure II ' his fue^i
i> l - -fi p. ua - for many j -*rs ale
Highly rellalil*- price tu ceols
• m «ale ny all liruaaiaia
>f Intareal >0 Farmora and Mecnanl •
CALIFORNIA, ARIZONA, NEW MEX-
ICO, THE NORTHWEST, ETC.
NtW AU 0 li RAGt
MOM IN FULL OPERATION
Autos Mordl, Cared roi A.id Re-
Prompt Hervictj, OtiarttnUtHi
work. We cull tor an" de-
liver your Autos.
I 2 N. Beam PI) m 324
THE ROBE) AUfl) GO
WILL EXHIBIT AT SHAWNEE
FRIDAY OCTOBER 8
i THE QNl: JUPilEME SHOW OF ThE UMVERSE
At Oraase, Italy, tho larger part of
the world's perfumes are made. In
lie valleys and along the mountain
•lopos are more than alxty thouaan l
Acrea of flowerbeda It takes twenty
thousand pounds of rose petals
conke one pound of attar of roses,
fii.uisl at about 1200.
It Is said by theatrical experts th. t
|o make It possible for highly artist 1.'
Tlays to be financially successful In
America It will be necessary to create jr!lte „f 40 cents
EAGER AND STRAIN WOULD
HAVE STATE ORGANIZE $2,
Guthrie. Okln Sept. 24.—Senator-
ttraln and Yeager, long known as th.
peclal guardians of Independent 0
iroducers In Oklahoma, were In Gutl
le yesterday to urge Governor H11
;ell to call the contemplated sped 1
esslon of the Legislature this far
vhen the question of oil pipe line
rom the Oklahoma Aides to the Oil
if Mexico would be the chief fcaturi
These senators are the authors o'
he noted Yeager-Stratn pipeline law
They atated yesterday that they hai'
corresponded with a majority of thi
members of the Oklahoma Legislature
and that they had received anawer>
from a majority that the program
would go through without a hitch.
They aald they had no doubt that the
governor would convene the Legisla-
ture In extra session when he had
looked at their correspondence and
listened to their story.
The Yeager-Straln program Is auc-
clnctly this. The Issuance of 12.000,-
000 bonds by the 8tate pipe lines to
Galveston from the Oklahoma field,
one line, of eight Inches In diameter,
tn carry crude oil, and the other, a
four-Inch pipe, to carry the refined
One of the prime feature! that will
he urged In favor of the proposition
Is that actual operation of the pro-
posed parallel llnea would be a dla-
tlnct disadvantage to the Standard
Oil and Ita subsidiary companies,
which now control the output It la
claimed that the new market would
Induce the establishment of new re-
fineries, besides proving of Ines-
timable benefit to those already lo-
cated at Muskogee, Tulsa and Ok-
The effect would also be to raise
the price of oil. It la urged.
The Standard Is now paying only
35 cents per barrel for the crude.
The producera have to sell to the
Standard because there Is no other
market. The effect of the low price
Is the curtailing of production. If
the State pipe lines were built It Is
cla'med the production, now annually
estimated at $20,000,000, would be
Crude oil Is largely shipped hy rail
now by the Independents at a freight
barrel. It wohIA
THE COW TREE.
ftauth American Plant Furnishes Milk,
Bread and Fruit.
Groves of cow trees, such as are to
be found lu hilly dl*trlcta of certain
porta of South America, are said to
be a wonderful sight. These trees
which. It need acurcely be wild, do
not actually reeemble cows, grow to
great height, yet for lengths of |ier-
bap* fifty feel tbey are unite without
branches. Near the top tliey expand
Into thick heads of foliage, however,
and display a matted texture of leaves
If yon wnlk In a cow tree grove
at daybreak or evening you might
have the atirprlslng pleasure of seeing
the natives come to uillk the cow tree*.
A hole Is bored Into the heart of the
trunk. From till* hole there pours a
uillky fluid much esteemed as a drink
by some. If this fluid Is put aside for
aouie time a thick white cake form*
at the top of It. while tieneath there
remains only a clear liquid.
l'he fruit of the tree Is also esteemed
as food. It la of moderate size and
contains one or two nuts which are
*ald to rival atrawlierrlea and cream
In their flavor. And this Is not all. A
kind of bread Is made from the bark
■if the tree and Is wild lo tie almost
as nourishing as wheaten bread.—Chi-
How to Bora a Squara Hola.
You would not consider It possible
tn liore a square hole lu a piece of
cardboard, yet audi a thing can Ih
done. Take a cardboard or a thin
plwe of wood, fold and place It be-
tween two pie.-en of board with the
One way Colonlat Tlcketa on aalc
dally September 15 to October 15
1009. Inclusive, Accepted In tourist
deepers on payment of Pullman fare.
Only a few points ahown belnw.
For fares to other points and Infor-
mation about the liberal atop-uvei
prlvllegea accorded, phone, write or
l.os AngeleU $25.00
San Francisco 25.00
S^n Olego 25.00
San Jose 25.00
Santa Barbara 25"n
Klnxman 25 00
Ijis Crucos 2i.tm
Silver City 25,i.o
R1 Paso 24 00
Mexico Cltv 24.00
"an Luis Potosl 24 op
Tickets and deeping car space may
•>e had by applyln* to
W. U INGHAM. Agent.
■ 5<MERmT :
General 4i hini ts
III Kindt of
Prompt, Satlsfao'ory Strvie*
"ho • 2 3 125 Beard
Isn't necessary If you have bought the
lumber at this yard. All the board
will be good. That's a saving uf tlm
and you know that meaua money
You aave III other waya. loo. Save
waste. In future repalra. You can
not beat good lumber, and oura la the
on THE FEET OF
60 Acrobats and the 12 Lorch Family
6O Aerialists and the 10 Flying Jordans
60 Riders the Renos and Daisy Hodginl
50 Clowns, the World's Funny Men
375 Circus Artists
PYEfT MOMMO AT IO OXUXI
III (tidiest, loogKt Street Parade
CVEB SEEN ON EARTH
IW. S. CARRELl
Carries a full line of the
best and cheapest hand
made Harness, Bridles and
and Saddle* tn Shawnee.
All kinds of repairing done,
See me before you buy.
124 N. Bell St. Shawnee.
BoHINii A HQIUKB lloLR.
fold up; tin' IkmiiIs «rt theu put tn n
viae. 11 m kUowil Start the bit with the
h<-rew point In the fold. uhIuk h nne
liu-ti bit. and bore a hole one-half lut h
deep. When the cardboard la taken
from the vise It will appear as shown
at H and when unfolded a* at A.—Pop-
A larger leisure class. One trouble
frith starting theso leisure classe-
among business men ts that the mo-
ment a man gets a little leisure either
the tax collector, coal man or grocer
pops up and reduce* his cash reserve
fcelowr the legal limit.
cost only about 10 cents by pipeline
When tt was called to the atten-
tion of the pipeline promoters that
there was a possibility that the Stand-
ard corporation wonld freeze out the
shippers at the cu!f by controlling
water cnrrlers. they merej^f J^U^ed
j PRIVATE BOARD
| FoM.ades andGenHsmen
. Nicely newly furnished
rooms, Modern,Table board
! Mis. J. B. MftSse.v. Prop.
I 300 North Beard St.
earner Ninth ano Oalahama
We ateer by resulla. We kuuw the
kind of atone that glvea laiilog r£
nulla—the kind that looka the bea:
nnd consequently gives the most sat-
work Improvements you wish done to
your property. We can give you the
I.taction to customera.
I*t us figure with you on the atone
best atone work at the lowest price..
Pott. County Monument Works
Buglaea A Colllna. Proprlalora.
132 North Bell St. Phone 61
An mission tickets nnd numt«>red reserved sents will be on sal*
show diiy m Shawnee Didr Co V Store, «t exactly the same pries
chared in the regular ticket wpgt ns on the show >.■ roondg.
How Booms Ar. Rented In Msxieo
Htruujiers MiuetluiM mildly W"Utler
why newa|M|>era or aheeta of blunK
pui'or-i are UihI un the windows of lull
coulee of certain bouses. A sheet of
l n| er thus nrrsiuptl Is a slffu uienulup
that there are rooms to rent lu the
house on will, h It Is displayed aud Is
With the completion of the Tanania
Canal It will become doubly tiece*.
•ary for the United S:; !e« to estab
llsh and maintain a lawful govern-
ment In Cuba which ahall b' frlendh
to United Slates interes s. Cuba Is
the key to the locks of .tho Panam-i
Canal. The nation that controls Cuba
can Inevitably maintain control over
the Atlantic exit of the canal. To
have this In control of a hostile pow
*r would be to lose the prestige re
suiting from tha building of tha canal
Oaat forret that Tboitipeoo A Sen
aer have moved to IM Itsil Mala
•treat sal '/aat to —• y « Phon-
and .aid that kind of talk came from just ns alpnlflonnt In Its Imiwrt as
friends of the Standard. three golden balla over n pawnbroker's
hop are In other countries.
Farmer, .nd ni^<'hani^ freouentl*
with sllaht accidents and In
Iirlea Whlrh rsnM' th tn much an
<nviinof nnd ln«i of ftme. A e*if
• ma* H** In about on
'hird h* Mm# H"**alW
<rwH\ M th# tnlur* 1S Th -
•Intment • for •pr«tn«
nr<>riH«R of th# mnselis* and rti#«
nutlr patna Th *r \m ao dangor o*
-|(Nid nolaonlni rmnlttflf feom an If
■try whi* Chamb^rlala'- '■
- nnll'-d twfor# h# parts tf
Mnm*>d and awoll#^. for by a'
1 know not how It happenetl.
Hut tshrn I looked otn at d.iwn
A merry troop of poMen hrada
Were pi >■>" : on the lawn
And i lURhln^ with the summer brt eme
Who cfumoetl lo linger Uirt^.
Were be^glna him for s«rtng of d«w
To bind ui on their hair.
| know not how It happens.
Hut jNMth moat ISftly paaa
As certainly and ailently
As nlnd across the Kraaa,
And now n hrre golden )ork« wer« eeen
|lc\ond the sarden betls
A senile *roup of irandama alt
With placid allver henda.
— Youth's Companion.
THI fl«W * MOIlTHt row |1J
W. F. PQITER, Mgr.
Evening 7 P- ti.
Thousindit of Pcct
HEW MONON PICTURES
MOUl lailSSrHUCrWE AMUSE Ml
Suotfnf 2 aod 7 O'clock
Htectelc F« a l«a Water
Admission • - - 5c
Cook With Gas;
both wife and husband
«rt|l be happier If our bread, cake*
and pastr ar u« d In their Ooni**
The b i«haoci b#rauae he know* h
la u ttina •oinrthlnn thai even
mother cuildn'l bake." The wife b^
csnae she la avrd many an hour and
much labor. Try our baklm and yo i
will have more time and locllnalton
116 North Broadway
Succeed when everything else fifls.
In nervous proatration and female
weaknesses they are the supreme
remedy, aa thousands have testified.
FOR KIDNEY.LIVER AND
k la the best medicine ever sold
aver a draf gist a co iiut.
Did You Ever Try It?
$1.00 Down and $1.00 a Week
Shawnee Gas & Electric Co.
130 Broadway Phone 146
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