The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 4, 1909 Page: 2 of 8
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The Ca.shicn Independent NEWS OF THE lEEISLIITUIIE'
W. K. BAKNARI),
WHAT THE OKLAHOMA
MAKERS ARE DOING
Representative f'ovey has introduce 1 |
a bill thai will bring joy to all- ti e i
newspapers of the state. It provides j
for thr payment of the printing < >:■ "SOUTHERN
' EXTRURDlHftRV INCREASE IN
A peculiarly appropriate memorial in
>he bronze tablet which is to ho placed
jpon (lie flagstaff in Fort Mcllenry, at
Baltimore, which standi, on the exact
pot where stood the old staff during
.he battle in 1X14, says the Troy (N.
If.) Times. It was the sight of the
'tars and Stripes floating from the old
itaff wheih incited KranciB Scott Key,
ihen a prisoner In the hands of the
Hiltish and detained on a vessel which
rommanded a full view of the scene, to
-otnpose the Immortal "Star Spangled
Banner," now the national anthem. Key
was born and lived In Maryland and
*iis an ardent young patriot, and his
emper Is Indicated plainly in (he
verses which have given him l'ame.
The Memorial is authorized by con-
Si't'ss, will be of shield shape and prop
fily Inscribed and will he the only tes-
iinonial of the kind in llallimore. The
^1111 evidently regards this as a re-
proach upon the city, and remarks:
'Although Key was a native oT Mary-
and and wrote the national anthem
while he was out on the river at the
imo Fort AlcHenry s batteries repulsed
the British fleet as it was attempting
;o bombard the then tiny city of llalti-
niore, Haltlmoreaus have never given
much thought to honoring the man
who was inspired by the city's gallant
defense to write the ode which has
ulnce been the tune that has stirred
the nation's heart more than once. The
Hun points out that while monument*
and statues have been erected to near-
ly every other hero Maryland has pro-
duced, the memory of Key has been
•trangeiy neglected. This is the more
notable because Ke> has been signally
honored in various other places
throughout the i'nited States, particu-
larly in far-off San Francisco, which
tins a beautiful monument that cost
$60,000. So the Sun calls upon Haiti-
more to do Its duty, and doubtless the
t ummons will be obeyed.
SOME OF THE MEASURES INTRODUCED
Solons Paying Good Attention to the
Needs of the People of the
State—Other Items of
penses incurred in holding the general
elvctlon of September 17, Iftu", and
making an appropriation of $20,000.
Representative Japp of Comanche
has introduced a bill creating the
place of state oil Inspector, ihe flslit
over which deadlocked both sides of
the first legislature several .lays, and
Killed the first general appropriation
bill in that assemble.
_ Representative Hughes has a hill
r„n.,i r" If** ?M°k Law , giving laborers a lien on all work or
shn'i.l t . ii'htt i t ... L *Ti Hork produced by their labor. Under
should publish a I text books used in ,he ,„.ovisimis of th(, ,he lal)0rer
the common schools of the state. a„d lmvt, firM on a hoHw f()r
furnish them to pupils free of charge. j)jg j;,h0r
is the purpose of a bill introduced by I
\ Senator Hitehett has Introduced bv
The hill provides that two years al-
ter itr passage, or its soon thereafter
as practicable, text books on the j rln-
! cipies ol' Agriculture, horticulture, anl-
niii! industry, domestic science, civil
j government, economics and the ele-
mentary branches taught in the com-
mon schools shall be produced or
manufactured ' >• the state and furnish
ed free of cost to pupils They are t >
; ho considered, however, as the proper
I t> of the state
The text hook commission is given
power to revise in whole or in part
| any text hook published by the state;
i to compile such other books as may be
deemed necessary; to purchase or
hire maps, plates and engravings,
lease copyright or puchase electro-
type plates. When such plates are
adopted, the commission shal enter
into a contract for their use for not
less than four nor more-than eight
Report of School Land Commission
Guthrie, Okla.—Governor Haskell
has transmitted to the legislature a ie-
port of the school land commission
showing that the total cast of assess-
ing the 3,126.405.75 acres of school
land in the state to be 85,522.43, an
average of two and three-quarter cents
The valuation of the school land bv
only loaned to the Baw and Seminole
At last the worm lias turned, the
worm in this particular instance being
the audience at the banquet table.
From many sources there are outcrop-
pings of it protest against windjam-
mers, if we may use the word without
offending the gentlemen. One organ-
ization has gone so far as to insist on
t-oelng the speech In advance and cen-
soring It, which is u good May if th<. y
have u man with a big blue pencil and
strong nerve. Some gentlemen with
nothing to say have no more sense
than to get up in a banquet hall at a
late hour and say it. Usually they have
a position In society or In politics that
protects them from the opinions of
their neighbors, so they string along
the history of the world from the be-
ginning. bringing it up to date and pro-
jecting it a few miles into the future
for good measure. If a way to stop
them has been found the banquet eat-
ing world will breathe a sigh of relief.
Net the remedy be applied w ithout fear
Representative Wort man of Rogers
county, has introduced a bill to allow
public funds deposited in stat<? guar
anteed banks without security to the
state. The measure is intended prin-
cipally for the benefit of the banks
in which the school land funds are
Itinerant peddlers in Oklahoma will
be forced to take out a state license
each year if the hill which Senator
Billups introduced in the interests ol
home merchants in the senate is en
Hie new appraisement, is shown to be! acted. The proposd law provides thai
$13,197,726.35, and the Improvements, j all peddlers who travel the statj eli
$.>,223,815.71. The average value of foot must take out a license which will
the school land per acre without tin-| cost the modest sum of $20, while
request a bill In regard to justice.-, ol
the peace, providing that each county
shall lie divided into not more than
ten justice of tlie peace districts.
Reprrwpntativ Cook of Muskogee
has introduced'three hills the intent
of which is to make all proceedings oi
the legislatures or c uncils of the
Creek, Cherokee, Choctaw, Chicka
nations prima facie
MIGHTY GOOD COUNTRY."
No stronger or better evidence can
be given of the merits of a country
than that which comes from the testi-
mony of the settler who has deter-
mined to succeed. This is why we
reproduce the following letter, which
speaks for itself. These people were in
duced to go to Western Canada
through the solicitation of u Canadian
Government agent, who secured for
Ihetn the low railway rates.
"Carmnngay, Alia., Canada, 12-15-'08.
"Mr. C. .). llroughton, Canadian Gov-
ernment Agency, 135 Adams Street,
Chicago: We had audacity enough to
| tackle the proposition of buying four
1 sections of land in Southern Alberta.
, thirty miles east of Clairsholm and
beading up on the Little How, and our
j two boys each got a homestead ad-
i joining-. We fenced three sections and
| the two homesteads, and built a house,
barn, corrals and granary, and have
j since enlarged some of these build-
! ings. We have broken 200 acres of
j land, which lias been sowed to oats
and wheat. During the severe winter
of two years ago the winter wheat
killed out somewhat, and our crop
i yielded only ten bushels to the acre,
but the spring wheal went 24 bushels
to the acre. In this country we must
"Ills wife's beauty and graci keeps
him hypnotized. '
"Then he's one of those fellows who
lead a charmed life."—Exchange.
Millions of suffering eyes have found
In Dr. Mitchell's famous salve h real
blessing. Reject the offer of any dealer
to sell a drug for your < ye. Dr. Mitch-
ell's Eye Salve is a simple, healthy
remedy to be applied to the lids. It
cures without entering the eye. Sold
everywhere. Price 25 cents.
Of course we all believe that it it
better to give than to receive—until
some one passes around the hat.
Marvelous! How do we get so much
delicious mint leaf flavor in tilery stick
ol WRIGLEY'S SPEARMINT?
Those enjoying prosperity should al
ways be ready to assist the unfor-
t unat e.—Demosthenes.
DON'T SFOII. YOUR f'l.OTIIRS.
I fc Hed Cross Hall Blue and keep them
white us snow. All grocers, 6c a package.
The words coined In the mint do not
increase our vocabulary.
A bill regulating the business of fire I
insurance has been introduced by j
Senator Colliding of Enid. It is pro* 1
vided that no property shall he in |
sured in excess of Its actual value, j
nor for a longer term than five years.
provements is shown to be $9.08.
State to Protect Its Coilvict3
Guthrie, Okla.—Anticipating whole-
sale applications for writs of habeas
corpus in Kansas courts from Okla-
homa convicts to prevent their imme-
diate removal to McAlester. Assistant
Attorney General Reeves left for Lan-
sing to represent the slat
those who are most fortunate and whe
drive one hors? must pay $30.
A measure which is intended tc
make county prisoners work for their
board while undor sentence on the ' months. Southern Alberta of West-
roads of the county was introduced by | em Canada is a mighty good country
Senatfn- Laud ruin recently. The ] for any man or woman who loves outdoor
hill covers much ground and besides j 1'fe, and who wants to get good re-
in such i the above provisions changes many of | turns for their labor and investment.
! the present township laws. ! "We have been pleased with our
good health, with its blessings, must un-
derstand, quite clearly, that it involves the
be prepared lor storms and cold, at ) question of right living with all the term
times 20 to 30 below zero, yet on the impiif.s. With proper knowledge of what
whole the winters are mild; and while • . , „ . , . .
there are exceptional crops, it is fair w bP8t' eath hour of of ™Joy-
to say that the average farmer can | "'^nt, of contemplation and of effort may
depend on having a yield in average be made to contribute to living aright
years of from 20 to 25 bushels to the Then the use of medicines may l>e di--
acre for spring wheat; and winter | p^d with to advantage, but under or-
wheat in our immediate neighborhood ....
yields from 25 to 30 bushels to the 'Jmary pon(llt'°ns many '"stances
acre on the average. simple, wholesome remedy may lie invalu-
We have now quite a bunch of able if taken at the proper time and the
horses, over 50 in all, about 350 sheep, i California Fig Syrup Co. holds that it m
after having sold 140 for mutton this aliko important to , „10 Mlbj(Tt
fall. We have 20 head of pure bred . „ . . , , '
registered Shropshire, which are I ,r",hfllll>' and ,0 suPP>y thp onf'
worth $20 each. The average price 'amative to those desiring it.
received for mutton sheep was $5.00 Consequently, the Company's Syrup >1
and a little over. Pork brings 5 and Figs and Elixir of Senna gives general
6 cents a pound. We have about 30 satisfartion. To get its beneficial effect*
head of cattle on our ranch now, , . . .
and last winter they picked their en- b,ly ,he «°nu,nr' manufactured by the
tire living from our pasture, running j California Fig Syrup Co. only, and for sal#
to the straw stacks for shelter at night, by all leading druggists.
"The increase of land values has
been extraordinary. Our land four j
years ago cost us a little less than j
$G.OO an acre. We have .sold one sec- '
tion for $15.00, but we would not sell
any more for less than $25.00 per acre, j
as we expect the railroad within four j
miles of our ranch within the next 18
Warden Haskell, of the Kansas pen-1 Its principal features are that the j treatment from the Canadian Govern-
Itentian notified the attorney general , township trustee is empowered to em-
of one or two cases already filed. Uti | ploy labor, hut material and must su-
terupulous attorneys have represented j perlntendent the construction of road.;
to the convicts that even the delay ol and bridges as directed by the towry
an unsuccessful application may sain | ship board and that the township
Ro'ler skating is quite an ancient
pastime. It began in the early sixties
with what is known as parlor skates,
having India rubber wheels, as the
thoughtful designer explained, so his
youthful putrons should not injure tlio
drawing room carpet. For a while the
clumsy things were tried and aban-
doned, until Plimpton invented a skate
that could describe a curve on a side-
ward pressure of the foot, and then the
exercise became popular and has re-
mained In favor ever since by fits and
starts. There are seasons for rolling
skating as for tops and marbles and
hall games, but no one can give their
precise dates. It depends on the ea
price of n juvenile neighborhood. I^ct
one agile boy skate along the clear
t-ldewalk, and presently troops of Imita-
tors are rolling after him, cutting all
sorts of capers to egg on the daring lit-
tie girls to the same performance.
Probably In the next century boys and
girls will be roller skating.
Audubon park, in upper New York
«ity, has been regarded as a memorial
of John Audubon, the renowned nat-
uralist. whose specialty was ornitholo-
gy. There he lived In his own home
for n long time, until his death, .lanu-i
ary 27. 1851, and there his wife died
2(1 year* later. The naturalist expend
ed much money to keep it a private
park, having brought there some rare
birds; and even now It is said that
some of these birds nest In the trees of
the park and In Trinity cemetery, close
beside, wherein Audubon's body was
bulled. Now all this is to go, and a
great part of the old estate Is already
•■old In tracts and lots, Bitd will be oc-
cupied by apar t men! bwuses.
j them their liberty.
Investigating Committee Aopointed
Guthrie. Okla.—An investigation
, which probably will result in the re-
jection of the "general statutes of
1908 was started when the senate
passed a resolution introduced by Sen-
ator Allen of Ardmore, providing for
the appointment of a joint committee
of three members from leach house to
investigate as to whether the statutes
had been compiled and printed in ac-
cordance with Ihe law passed at last
session, and report hack
Signs the Redwine Memorial
Guthrie. Okla. Governor Haskell
signed Senator R^dwlne's resolution
memorallzing congress to set aside the
order of the secretary of the interior
making a timber reserve in Push-
mataha, McCurtain and LeKlore conn-
CHILE AND PERU AT OUTS
Near War Over Little Dispute About
Washington. I>. C.—Advices receiv-
ed here confirm the report of the
breaking v.ff of all dl; Mmatlc relations
between Chile and Peru and the with-
drawal of the Chilean minister Kehe-
nlqite from the Peruvian capitol.
The Chilean papers, according to
these advices, general)- deplore the
situation; but these appears to be no
great excitement over It, notwith-
standing the strained relations ibe-
tween the two countries.
The difficulty arose over a monu-
ment whfcTi the Peruvian government
proposed to erect to the memory of
the soldiers who fell In the war of
1879 between that country and Chile.
board must let all contracts to the low
est bidder, there is no option.
The township trustee receives as
compensation the sum of $3 per diem,
payable after the official has filed a
claim for th-? same.
Guthrie, Okla.—Senator Williams
iias introduced a bill in the senate
which provides that the treasurer of
the state hanking hoard shall give a
ment, and can heartily commend South-
ern Alberta as a splendid country in
which to locate.
"Yours very truly,
"JAMES S. AINS1.IE AND SONS."
Mnnynn's Cold Remedy Ibiiovrs dm
In-ud, throat and 'ungn almost Immediate-
ly- Checks Fevers, stilus Discharges of
the nose, taken away all aihos mul imtna
caused tiy colds. It cures Grip and oh-
stluute Coughi and prevents Pueumuutu
Have you stttr or ewollen Joints, no mat
ter how chronic? Ask ynur druggist for
Munyon's Rheumatism Itomed.v and ten
how quickly you will tie cured.'
It you have any kidney or bladder trou
A. G. Hamlin, the negro representa-
tive from Logan county, introduced his
two first bills. Both are for the pun-
ishment of "Sabbath breakers." The
first makes it a misdemeanor to play
baseball or give shows at theaters on
Sunday; the second makes it a mis-
demeunor to hunt with a gun or dog
on Sunday. The penalty for playing
baseball, etc.. is made a maximum ol
a fine of $500
Extension Bill In Congress
Guthrie, Okla.—Messages were re
celvr>d from Congressman Scott Per
rls and Senator Gore and read in the
lower house, telling that bills had
been introduced and reported out of
committee in congress postponing en
I try payment In (he big pasture and
fVrt Sill resnrvMtlnns for three vears.
I'lie personnel of the state auditor's
office force Is provided for in a blh
by Senator Kchols. It is to Include an
assistant auditor, at $1,800: chief clerk
$1,500; railroad and public service tax
clerk. $1,500; grosj revenue, income
and Inheritance tax clerk, $1,500;
bookkeeper, at $1,200; bond clerk, $!,'
200; stenographer. $1,200: stenograph-
May Repeal the Billups Law
Guthrie, Okla.—The house commit
tee of prohibition enforcement report
ed favorably Walace's bill to repeal
entirely the liillupa prohibition law
The favorable report on Walace's bill
Indicates that the house is preparing
to have a scrap on the matter of em
forcement and prohibition
Providing for Home
Guthrie, Okla.—The senate this af
ternoon passed the Eggerman bill pro
vldlng for a joint home for veterans
of the Cnlon and Confederate armies
Even the negative man who only de-
stroys makes a way for the positive
mail lo achieve his ends.
The Rev. William Y. Chapman of
Newark, N. .1.. thinks that the uplift
movement should be extended to the
kitchen girl. "There is no one," he
declares, "I sympathize with so much
as the woman who serves things upon .. . , ...
dishes nnd then has to wash the dish j 1'l\i1^nL3'iu\'-?,riiiVlln''y .K'1,""l-V-,
, , , , . Munyon s \ itallser makes weak
j es again. It is the most thankless strong and restores los: powers,
j job on the planet."
With a smooth iron and Defiance i
Starch, you can launder your shirt- j
| waist just as well at home as the
steam laundry can; It will have the i
! proper stiffness and finish, there will !
| be less wear and tear of the goods, \
and It will be a positive pleasure to
! use a Starch that does not ptlck to the
There is in man a higher t?un love
[ of happiness; he can do without hap-
I plness, and instead thereof find ble:;s
Smoke on! Chew WRIGLEY'S
SPKAHM1NT. It doubles the pleasure
and hides the breath.
Many a man has lost his life In try-
ing to collect the living he thought the
world owed hltn.
Do You Love Your
Then protect it from the dan-
gers ol croup to which every
child is subject. Keep
in your home all the time, then you're
ready for the sudden attacks of cioup
and colds. Neglect may cost you the
lite of your child. It's safest to be
on your guard.
Dr. D. Jayne's Expectorant is the
o?st remedy known lor croup; It gives
5olJ everywhere In three the kettlu
SI.00. 50c, 25a
(Tetter Cure) Is sold by druggists
everywhere on a positive
guarantee to cure Dan-
druff and all Scalp
Troubles, Tetter, Ecze-
ma, Itch, Ringworm,
Face and Hands, Pirn-
Sweaty, Blistered Feet,
Cuts, and all Irritations
of the Skin. Does not
stain, grease or blister.
Two Sizes, 50c and $1
bottles. Trial Size 10c.
Either mailed direct on
receipt of price.
HOOPER MEDICINE CO., Dallas, Texas.
and Jersey City, N. J.
*VR |G< s^SPEARM I NT
| When in the market for Architectural
j Iron and Steel, Machinery and Ma-
| chinery Supplies of every description,
GINS AND COTTON CLEANERS,
ENGINES AND BOILERS Write
N.S.SHEBMAN MACHINE & IION WOftKS,
DRS. BUXTON & TODD
EYE. EAR. NOSE AM)
laillan,i Hullitinil. <>HIAIIOM\ (III)
Equals DEERE IMPLEMENTS
and Voile Vehicles ask your dealer oi
JOHN DEERE PLOW CO,, Oklahoma City
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