The American Issue (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 6, Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 1, 1915 Page: 4 of 20
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The American Issue
lie use, for and with the understanding that he will
aid, exempt or otherwise assist said person from ar-
rest or conviction ft r a violation of the provisions
of this article, or who shall issue, deliver, or cause
to he delivered to any person or persons, any license,
permit or other privilege, giving or pretending t<» give,
any authority or right to any person or persons, to
carry on, conduct, open or cause to he opened, anv
game, <>r games which are forbidden or prohibited
by anv of the provisions of this article, shall be
deemed guilty of a felony.”
Section 5592, Revised Laws of Oklahoma. 1910.
gives, among other causes for removal of officers,
“habitual or willful neglect of duty.”
Names of Parties Having Paid the Special
Liquor Dealers' Tax to United States
Government From April 1 to May 2,
Ihils. James I*.., R. 1.. I)., 208 South Grand Avenue, El Reno.
Re^an, Helen, R. M. L. 1)., Reservation, Ardmore.
l*eatherstone, Knox, R. L. D., i2'/2 North Main, Sapulpa.
Castle, Jas., R. L. D., X.E. One-fourth Sec. 4-19-7 Creek Co.,
Pioneer Drug Co.—F. W. Turner, Wm. Dougherty, R. L. D„
4 North Main, Sapulpa.
Yeager, L T., R. L. I)., j'/2 North Main, Sapulpa.
Richards. Edith, R. E. I).. Lot 12, Block 21, Oilton.
Henley, bred, R. L. I)., Sec. 5, Twp. 19, R. 8 Creek Co., Jennings.
Antonelli, Lui, R. L. D., Lot 14, Block 53, Wilburton.
Caignana, C., R. L. D„ Lots 12-13, Block 53, Wilburton.
Prontell. Wm., R. L. D„ Lot 2, Block 65, Wilburton.
Elks' Club—D. M. Williams, Secy., R. L. D„ 120 X. Division,
Keeley, O. E., R. L. D.. 333 West Oklahoma, Guthrie.
Kerr. Harry, R. M. L. I)., No Form No. 11, Marshall.
Kintz, J. \\., R. L. I)., 220 South 2nd, Muskogee.
Pidcock, E., R. L. D., 308 South 3rd, Muskogee.
Cloonan, Mrs. E A., R. L. 1)., No Form No. 11, Oklahoma Citv.
Goodlier, G. R„ R. L. D„ 330 W. Main, Oklahoma City.
Ross, G. G.. R. L. D., 724 East 1st, Oklahoma City.
Freeman. J. F... R. L. D., Canfield Bldg., Yale.
Rich, Dominic, R. M. L. D., No Form No. it, Haileyville.
The Main—L. W. Dearem, Owner, R. L. D., 100JT E. Choc-
Powell, R. R„ R. L. I)., 120 S. Broadway, Shawnee.
Arch Cigar Store— Mastico S. Merryman, R. L. D.. rc>7'i North
Murphy, 1). E., R. L. 1)., 123 South Detroit, Tulsa.
Building extensions of the liquor interests in the
I’nited States are paralyzed, and are being replaced
by numerous failures of brewing and distilling firms.
Two Editorials From the Ringling News
Whose Editor Is Honorable A. Mc-
Crory, Speaker of the House of Rep-
resentatives of Oklahoma’s Fifth
( )ur Sheriff is entitled to praise from every law-
abiding citizen of Jefferson county f<»r the stand he
has taken during the past few weeks in cleaning up
the bootleggers of the county. W ednesday night of
last week he captured 240 quarts of whisky from
Woodie Stuard and Bert Tucker a short distance west
of \\ aurika. He also took possession of the wagon
and team belonging to Mr. Stuard, which will he sold
according to law. Only the night before this. Sheriff
Biffie captured C. I). Weeks, of Wilson, about three
miles w est of W aurika and secured fourteen cases of
whisky and a new Ford car. The whisky was de-
stroyed. the car will he sold and a complaint was
lodged against Weeks. Back of the several killings
that have occurred in this county and the adjoining
ones, during the past few weeks, stands the bootleg-
ger with his profession of law-breaking and vice, lie
is the man responsible for the distribution of the liquid
that tills man’s brain with desire to create trouble and
which forces innocent ones to kill in self-defense.
Run the bootlegger from the county and state and
killings will he reduced to the minimum. Sheriff
Biffie is going to do this, and should have the assist-
ance of every man in the county who stands for law
The most touching sight in the world is the
mother, bending over the body of her >011 who has
paid the penalty of waywardness with his life. The
mother who bore him, who watched over him in in-
fancy and whose prayers followed him into the world;
the mother who lies awake at night, and prays for the
son who is out battling with nr surrendering to the
damnable temptations which present themselves to
him. It the boy would picture, as he lifts to his
youthful lips the cup that tills his brain with tire—
if he could picture that mother and the hardships she
has suffered for his welfare, the hand would tremble
and the glass would fall untouched. But. no; each
step we take into the hellish paths of wrong leads us
one step farther from the influence of her prayers
and leads us one step farther into the shadows that
mean everlasting damnation to our future and to our
manhood. 1 he penalty we pay, the death we die, is
nothing compared to the living torture, the suffering,
<*t the mother whom we have neglected and failed to
Ke\. I at her M. J. Ward, President <>t the Catfi-
ohe Prohibition League of America, organized last
year at Niagara Falls, died recently at his home in
Beloit. W is. Father Ward was unquestionably one
of the big-hearted men of this generation and a power
in the great humanitarian movement against the
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Cherrington, Ernest H. The American Issue (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 6, Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 1, 1915, newspaper, June 1, 1915; Westerville, Ohio and Oklahoma City Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc941546/m1/4/: accessed June 25, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.