The Shawnee Daily News-Herald (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 324, Ed. 1 Sunday, May 4, 1919 Page: 4 of 8
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THE SHAWNEE DAILY NEWS-HERALD
SUNDAY, MAY 4, 1919.
Shawnee Ddily News-Herald
Kutorcd as second class ma tier at
(he postnfHcu at Hbawijec, Okla.. un-
der the act of March CI, 1879.
TMK NKWS-lltllUt.l) I'l III. i s III Mi
Otis B. Woavffthr Owner.
I.illlorhil mill ISusliicss Office
"MI ST IN< Hi: VSK fTATK TAfrUH,"
This is the style of a brio/ «*<litorial
In the Oklabomau of April 30
We quoto the first paragraph, for
that will show better than any other
way how misleading it is, and how
inconsistent with former utterances
of that paper.
"Tho last legislature appropriated
$18,000,000 for the expenses of the
state government for the next two
years. This is probably two or three
millions more than the present bie
nial revenues, uml will consume all
the money derived from the gross
production tax, the ituoino tax. gen-
eral tax levies. an«U the Plate's share
counties could easily raise tho sl<
millions necessary to meet the federal
appropriation of six millions and that
tho one third apportioned to the coun
tics ($1.1,000,000) would make a total
of $1.S.000,000 in the next two years
on tho pay-as-you-go plan of lb"
Thomas hill. Later the Oklahoman
claimed that was too much mop
than would he needed more than
could be lined in that time. Hut
twelve millions would be all that
coy Id be efficiently spent in iwo
years on roads, and therefore 'Ilie
counties Could he relievetl t?f tbelr six
million contribution provided for in
IM' bill. > j
Tho Oklahoman and Senator Thom-
as have also repeatedly reminded the
people thai the federal of six mil
1lonn must be provided for. or ii
would .b? forfeited, going so far as t<
say (but as the legislature turned
down tho Thomas bill a special se<
sion of the legislature would be nee
essary. when the bond bill is beaten,
to make provision for spending six
millions en roads in the next two
years, in order to nave the state the
Hut the great champion of economy
lions of the last legislature for the
has just discovered that the appropria-
next two years for public expenses are
so extravagant that it will .lake all
the revenues calculated to be used, for
hard-surfaced rpflts to moot these ap-
propriations /or exponpa* iind leave.
Canadian Gitl, Wounded Twice and Captured
Ontc, Returns as Bride of American Soldier.
regularly sot apart for roads hereto
fore, and should have thereby made ii
?rs of the county in general.
(7) Because, while I am willing to
of the automobile lax. However, If the
road bonds nirry, we must ral#o lw|tMl atntc/'in Re holfc'
the next (wo yums. in addition to J pHm inal uiul iiitcrcm on tlic •onilh
the *18.00n.0iiu ulreadjr apprnprlatwl in (ho jievt tWo yojira. The pioplicl
$4,720,000 to pay fnt«rr*l tui'f rotere i,iiKht:' have addori that unions thi
ment of bonds. ' Al#o "n& the entire j amount he-raised the stats wjll aljo
state reveiiflVs Will be absorbed by the federhl aid of six millions,
the $18,000.Who legislature approprla jr the okkuhoman's figures nre eor-
tion, the only way to false this $4,-|rect (which we by no meatus nUmit),
729.000 Is by increased taxation. we see no way out except 1>y addition
By this tho Oklahoman at this lute
day has made a complete change of
front, which nulifies and brings to
naught all its previous pretended ar-
guments and all its assertions against
the road bond bill, heretofore made.
It will be remembered that the Ok-
lahoman has been heretofore consis
a I taxation to get any ha til-surfaced
roads a I all, or to save the federal aid.
But the (rouble with the "Oklaho-
man'a logic 1b that it proves too much.
If it knocks out the bond hill il, by
the same (akin, knocks'out the Thom-
as hill, for that bill was framed upon
1 the fhoory of using the same rev
tent In one thing, that is, its cham-1 enues us tho bond bill, for ita pay-as
plonship of the Thomas road bill you-go plan.
which was presented by Son. Thomas So it seems, the Oklahoman ha*
Edward Compere, Nelson Blake and Geo. E. McKinnis, Jr., members of Shawnee
I lish School Debating Team, all state champions, who have won every debate this
meeting them, without requiring tie to ev nil l-liii of what it I today ami OOOOOOOOOOO O.
use of th^ revenues, which have been would give no new roads to the farm-1 q q
O TI IE COURTS O
i necessary to increase the ad valorem let other counties spend $30,000 per j O O
levy if we have any road at all? mile on their roads it they see fit. (JOQOOOOOOOOO
They didn't do it. yet 1 believe we should reserve tho M TI.KIOK t'OI'KT
Tho Oklahoman omits to show \vh.«> right to build our roads for $5,000 per: |n ^10 lollowing cases motions fori
[provision tho let;i lalure ntndo tomeei milo and we can do to. ! new trials were Overruled And no-
(these appropriations. Jt has contented j (8) Because we have the gravel
'itself with rush assertions and genei a,lll (,an gravel si/rface the little
alitles, with its own opinions, unsup strotch of 60 miles on tho hard sur-
i ported by facts faced road map in our county at
| ' O. -- ; total cost of not more than *300,000; •,Mmn "u,"or; ' « "V vs- «-:noc- x svr.OT.-M'.:M FRA.N* G.
<) O 0 O 0 O 0 O O 0 t) O O O O O O and still have a million two hundred
o 11 thousand dollars with which to build
O I'lUjjf ) Jtd I it ion;: 1 read -, and bridge1.
O o| (! ) Because 1 know that, by the
O O O 0"o () O ( () () O 0 0 O 0 t) ') enactment of the right kind of a leg
I islative bill, sufficient funds can !).•
Why I am \wilnst Hie IMI,000,IMMI It mid raised to meet I be federal aid alrea.l;. Willis
Betuls. | appropriated lor us, and that thereby , Co.; Pratt vs. Shawnec-Tecumseh
(1) Because 1 am anxiously an<l •' 'u,1(l of approximately fifteen mil I raction ( o.; King vs. Shawnee- Te-1 France. In April of last year she was wounded again and while being
actively in favor of the building of a lions of dollars can be had without the j cumseh Traction Co. j taken to a hospital met McCormfck.
" body ' —
i cs of appealed we(e filed:
Ilcndrickson vs. Knottst; Latham
Goff; Wirthle vs:. Columbia Ltfe.
Martin vs. Hunter; M'cCoy Vs. Choc-
taw Cotton Oil ('<!VVilloughby vs.
Rock Island; State Slatl. Bank vs.
i 'ruitt et al; LSI lard vs. Shawnee 'fe-
cumseh Traction Co.; Mclntyre vs.
Mousley; Weaver vs. lieli; First
|.\atl. Bank of McLoud vs. Jackson;
After being wounded twice and captured once by the Germans a Cana-
dian girl has returned from Europe as the bride of Sergeant Major Frank
(.!. McCorinick of Mahaffey, Pa. They are shown here on their arrival in
New York. The bride was Miss Eleena V. Marsden of Saskatoon, Saska-
VanOrden Construction tehewan. who enlisted in the Stenographic Corps of the Canadian army in
1914. After being wounded and captured she spent four months as a pris-
When released she went to England to recuperate, but soon returned
system substantial roads throughout i burden of taxation hurting any
the state and I sincerely believe (hat j which will abundantly meet the needs
ihe $50,000,000 bond Issue in accord- j'honest progressive road building
unce with the present administration without bonding the
program plans would constitutc
Wood vs. A. A. Wood; di
state to death j
thout stifling tho state's fin-
for tho consideration of the last leg-1 brought us to this: that in view of th'j j MRhtful stumbling block in the war
islature and by that body rejected. It Increased public expenses neither of of K()()(1 roatl8 Hml a wodful waste oi ]i(
•cause, as 1 view it, to ap-
will be remembered further that the tho two bills ought to have passed the r"# taxpayers' money. prove the $50,000,000 bond issue would
Thomas bill provided for one third of! legislature, and that we should not I (2) Because I .bedievo that the peo amount to but little less than an act
the cost of road construction to be expect or try to save for the sta'e i pie should have a voice in saying who i of voluntary bankruptcy on the part
paid by the counties, one-third by th" ibis lime the federal gift. shall handle their public funds befon ()f thy people of the lae.
state, and one-third from federal aid. i Doesn't it look a little strange that being asked to dump a lump sum oi (H) Because I am not willing to colored, charged with a fault
The Oklahoman has been from the be- | the legislature would have made | $50,0lt)0'4000 into tlicl unrestricted hand tolerate ad dictatorial method of gov
In Judge llathcock's court Jos W.
Wilson, charged with obtaining mon-
ey under false pretenses was held to j
the superior court under a bond of,
The preliminary hearing of G. R. |
ginning figuring for its readers that these increased appropriations with ;of any one-man commission,
by this arrangement Ihe state and lout making adequate provision fori
Our Building Department will help you plan your
home; make the plans and specifications from your
pencil tracings; give you cost estimates; furnish th<-
money you will need to borrow; write the insurance,
and do any other thing you would want us to do in
your building propositions.
We write insurance of all kinds, bonds, and furn-
ish money on loans to be paid back monthly, annual-
ly, or >n five or seven years.
If you have an investment that i3 not paying, it
may br that we can help you in making it produce.
20l) Mainmith Building.
(II) Because 1 believe that this
proposed $F>0,000,0#o mortgage against
the peoples' property would stagger
if not in reality bankrupt Ihe state
financially, and would paralizo pro
gresslve road building for many yean
in the future, and 1 am willing to giv
aid to «uch a gigantic public ha./.aril
j eminent, and even though it is uufor-
: tunyie that it occurs so often, yet it
is (are that we huwo a legislative as-
sembly every two ywirs and if nothing
bettfer can be done ..ii believe the peo-
| pie of the slate without impairing theh*
patience can make 41 through for an-
other IS mouths present road
and Ihe present syflk'iu of co-opera-
will be held before Judge HaMmock,
Monday afternoon at 1:J10 o'eloek.
MAY DAY RIOTERS TO
BE TRIED IN PARIS
(•!) Ilueliunc I have no faith ami five construction beftveen the various
can no reason to believe, that to ex counties and thy stijt4 We have hap
coed half of the proposed roads eon!-! pily endured and steadily progn ed
be built out of the bond issue even through a period of thirty years. Why
though the proceeds might all be spent get excited and be coerced over (he
honestly mul intelligcndy. matter of waiting the brief space of
(5) Ilecause I have investigated jaw°ther year and half?
lOighty-se'-'fMi per- I
arrested during the i
on May Day will be
a court martial to
of assault, rebellion.
nnd have learned that gravel surfaced
roads are a splendid success and would
abundantly meet the demand of traf-
fic in my county, and that when grad-
ed, our roudfc can be given a gravel
surface at a cost not to exceed $.r ,onn 1
per milo. Anil that this method would 1
save us under any plan of cops true j
tlon about $20,000 to every milo of;
(6) BecaU*' the terlpoftd bond i
sub wofild ' cost' this counlv approxi j
mutely $l.5l'0,o00 in principal lo t>a\
nothing of interest, vet il would not
J lessen « ui annual dirt road burden:
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MKS. rOKiiYCt: ATTKMIS
TI A ('III-: US* CONVENTION
Mrs. Susan Fordyce attended the
national convention of rural and vil-
lage schools at Oklahoma City Thui -
day/jSVijjny and Saturday of the past
we^L On Thundi^r there was a
moflii; of the ^(ate ^b.ird ol directois
of rm< s^ato
• 1 l ?i of which Mrs
mbw" On Saturday
ul :i p; jier before the
sons who wen
making seditious utterances and car-J
rying prohibited weapons, the news
papers say. A number of those un- 1
der arrest ar- foreign birth and ,
carried large sums of money.
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All the Word Implies. All the Word Implies.
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We Have in Stock Enough Parts to Build Two
BUICKS ANY HOUR.
If you arc contemplating buying a car it will pay
you to investigate a real
Automobile THE BUICK First
MICHELIN TIRES and TUBES ami GOOD-
YEARS.—Vulcanizing A Specialty.
BAT 1ERIES overhauled and recharged; a com-
plete stock of new ones. Ignition Platinum brush-
es and coils, Atwater Kent systems.
GASOLINE, OILS and GREASE
—Open Day and Night—
Storage-Painting-Upholstering and Repairing
The Broadway Garage
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