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AUDMORE, OKLAHOMA TUESDAY EVENING MAY : 15)10
before i ho
SENATOR OWEN OF OKLAHOMA
ADDRESSES SENATE ON THE
Owen Says the Etcct'on of United
States Senators by Direct Vote of
the People Would Prevent Improp
er Use of Money In Campaigns.
Washington. May :!. "It will be
lienor for thin country," said Scnntor
Owon of Oklahoma today, "when
senators and tnrarbera of congress and
stnto legislators and municipal leu
Islators nto ohown hy the direct
oi(i of the people anil when the
lople hare the right of recall y
the nomination of a sucrcaaor to
their public servant. The people
wl'l never ahum their power." The
senator was speaking 1" the Semite
in favtr of a resolution Intrwlucctl
by hiui. In accordince with the
wishes of the legislature of the
xtato of Oklahoma, providing for
the submission of a constitutional
amendment for the election of sen
ators by" direct vte of the people.
Sin li an amendment, he said,
would prevent the corruption of leg
Islituros, would pevri,t the Improper
use cf money Iti the cnmpnlgna rf
men amliltlous to obtain u seat in
the senate and wouM cnipel candi
dates for tin' sennte lo bo subjected
to the severo scrutiny of u ca'tipaiitn
I have bought tho Skip worth
stock of groceries, nnd will con
tlti'io tho business lit the sumo
locution on Muln Ht I am add
ing now goods to the stock and
will always carry a complete
lino of high gradu goods. The
business will ho conducted on
strictly n U. O. I), plan, nil
goods must ho paid for on de
livery. In this wuy 1 can save
you many dollars on your gro
cery account, as you will pny
for only what you get, nnd will
not ho tnxod n pur cent on the
bad bills that have been lost. 1
will npprccinto n share of your
business and promise you tho
host goods, the lowest prices
and quickest delivery.
J. A. UliAItK, Prop.
CLARK'S C. 0. D. STORE
You want to got wlso to tho fact
that we keep tho nicest lino of
f;roccrios nnd fresh meats In tho
city. Also tlmt our expenses aro
loss and we savo you ninny dollars.
H will only tako a trial to con
i selection cf the beM. m
ther. he a.ild,. It wotlV
Roverrment and tend to Itws 4 th
ci nflcletue of the people in the son
ate, "wliL-h has been to iotni extent
Impaired In riven t years." It would
also prevont deadlocks, he contlmn d.
due to p-lHIcal contest In which
various state from time to time had
'.jen left unrepresented.
"I cannot believe," aald Senator
Owen, "that the senate In eonselott
of the widespread public demand fnr
the election of sponsors by direct
vote of the pe-'.ple. I therefore sub
mit evidence of action taken by th
various states, ahowlnc that thirty
six of them have expressed them
selves. In one forni or snothsr, fa
ornlly to the election of senators
by direct vote of tho people.
"1 believe." he declared, "that the
will of the jieonle Is far more neatly
right In the main than the will of
any Individual statesman who Is apt
to be horored by them wtth a seat
In the senate; that the whole people
are more apt to bo safe nnd sane,
more apt to be sound and honest
than, a alntrle Individual. At all
i events I feel not only willing but
J I really desire to make effective the
will of the people of my state."
J "Democratic and republican state
i alike west of the Hudson river have
acted favorably In this matter almost
, without exception. Only eight or
, rlne states have failed to act, and
i I do not doubt that if the voice' of
i the people of these states of N'ew
J Kngland, of N'ew .York. Maryland
j and Delaware could find convenient
j expression free from machine poll
J tics, every one of thorn would favor
( tho election of senators by direct
j vnte and would favor the right o'
, the people to Instruct their rcpu
! sentatlves in congress and the sen
i "Xot only, the states have :ieti,;
almost unanimously In favor of this
! ilaht of the people, but all tli
i e.it parties of tho country, except
th"- ropubllcan party, have done so.
and tli.it party wjuld have declared
for It except for the overwhelming
influence and domination of machine
politics In lis mumiKcmcnt and the
prevalence of so-called boss influ
ence." Senator Owen maintained that the
great oll from which the Ameri
can peoplo hae suffered In recent
years has been the secret but well
known alliance between commercial
Interests and machine pslltics. by
which commercial Interests have en
deavored and often succeeded in ob'
talnlnt; legislation giving them spe
cial advantages In nation, states and
municipalities, mid obtained admluls-
i trative and Judicial Immunity so that
the laws have not been propel ly en-
I forced against them.
"I have no desire," he continual!,
"to beelc partisan advantage by
pointing cut the weaknesses of gov
ernment under present methods. It
i will rctpilro the most vigorous efforts
1 of the honest uiou of both parties
I to restore the government to a coii'
i dltlon of Integrity, where high pur
poses, honor and the common good
exclusively shall 0110."
i TEDDY GIVES THE
FOUND DYING IN P.OOM.
Edward H. noUlnsan, Newspaper Re
perter, Left Notes to Relatives.
AMERICAN TELLS BRITISH PEO
PLE Or THEIR HORRIBLE MIS
RULE IN EGYPT.
Fort Worth, Tews. Mn ::n IM
wnrd 11. HOblnson. 3l yc.irs of age.
I newspaper reporter, Who came
here from .Vow Orleans about Uo
weeks ag to work tor the gtur
i T. b gram, was found in his mom at
j mi" 1-2 Throckmorton street, shortly
after x o'clock this morning wilh m
I bullet wound la Iris forehead. II 1
died thirty minute later nnd Jus
' tiee Mvtben, who held the Inquest.
, decided that It was .i case of self
When r uihl Kohlnsfiu lay stretch
ed across his bed-with his feet on
the fkior. Two distinct reports of
a revolver wero hoard coming from
the room, entiling an Investlgatl 'it.
lloth bullets had entered tho skull
at the right temple Just above tint
right ear, but did n t cause luiioi;
London, ling., Mny 31. Thoodoro j dlate death.
Hoosevelt was today presented with Several brief messages supposed
the freedom or London and ho accept- to hvo been written bj Jtohlnson
e ttho honor with a literalism tlmt!jUBt before the shooting served .o
enlighten the Justice of the ponce,
serving as coroner. lu one of theao
Kobinson stated that he had take.i
a Urge quantity cf cyanide of iol
assluni before ho shot himself. An-
GOVERNMENT WILL PROTEST
A0AIN8T THE PROPOSED IN
CREASE IN FREIGHT RATES.
Roosevelt in Speech In Old Cuild Hall
Says Great Britain Cither Has or
Has Not a Right to Rule Egypt and
Should Act Accordingly.
LA FQLLETTE PUIS RESOLUTION
Wisconsin Senator's Resolution Re
sults In Conference Between Wick-1
orsham and Taft, and Action Will
Be Taken. '
1ml him Into franknoss of speech and
created a sensation In old Guild hall.
As tho former bond of a. nntUiti that
oiiro paid tribute to Great Britain, tho
American statnsiiwu gave the mother
land snnio bold advice, as to her duty other was a note of apology to the
toward her most troublesome depon-1 proprietor of the house; another a
dency In Africa. It was, Uooiovelt t.iessae to a friend repaying a small
said, either right or nn right fot Ioan ttIuI tht, furjn a touching let
Oreat llrltaln to ho In Egypt and oa-l,cr to hls brother, II. W. Rublnson.
Inhllah onler there. If It wns not ail Uoiley at Xew Orleans, which
right, he SHld. sho sliouli ot out. i mdleated that trouble of a domestic
Although the ceremony was shorn of i piiaractcr had Influenced his Hnal
some of Its pomp and elaborate de- J deU.nnlnatlo to ukt. llls own ,tfe
tall, duo to tho fact that tho nation
is In mourning, tho reception to
Knortexelt was a notable affair.
ICOOK STILL FIGHTING.
W. A. GILLIAM
East Main Street.
Exclusive line of May
Manton Spring and
Drinks Gasoline and Dies,
Apache. Okla., .May 30. While tho
family of Mr. and .Mrs. Jesse Itobln
son of this place was packing up
household goods, preparatory to rc
nioval to Canada, their little .1-ycar
old sou accidentally got hold of the
gasoline can, drunk a small quantity
'Which remained in the can and dlod
t: :: :: :: :: :: :: it s: t:tt
New Orleans, li .May 31.--The
vseather forecast for Okla
homa for tonight and Wednes
day Is generally fair.
ONE DEADi THREE HUR
SPEEDING CAR TURNS TURTLE IN
FALLING DOWN EMBANKME
Leavenworth, Kan., .May 31. Kugono
Yandtice,.a draughtsman, wns almost
Instantly killed In an automobile acci
dent on tho military reservation here
Three other occupants of tho car
escaped with slight injuries. Tho
party was speeding when the car
went over an embankment, turnlns
turtle and Vunduzeo was caught be
Coing Back to the Arctic for Proofs
and H c Eskimo Companions.
N'ew York, .May 30. The mystery
o '.tie. whereabout of Dr. l A. Cook.
. ; An.ciicai, hays today, was solved
He Is in Scotland h'P'irlik? for Ms
ii In to Ktah, whence he plans to bring
back his tecords of his discovery of the
NT I north polo and his Instrument.', which
1 are cached thje. Ho also Intends to
bring bacK tho tuo Kskltno boys who
accompanied liliu on Ills dash to the
north pole. Or. Cook'H objective point
when ho shall hao recovered his rec
ords and instruments, said the news
paper, .will be Copenhagen. There ho
will present his completed proofs to
tho Kclentlllc, body beforo which he
appeared when ho first returned from
the far north.
Washington, I). (.'., .May 31. -.Senator
LaKollette of Wisconsin today Intro
duced a resolution declaring that At
torney General Wickcraham should In
stitute ault immediately to enjoin tliu
advancement or rai.road rates, and he
sotiKot to introduce a John resolution
.ccluring I. to be unlawful to adance
rate without the consent of the in
terstate comiueice cotuiuibslun.
Wikertham to File Suit.
Washington, 1. C, May 31. Follow-!
Ing a conference today between l'tes-i
Idem Taft and Attorney (lener.il Wick-'
ersham. It was learned ti.at a decis
ion was reached to file stilt against
the proposed Increase In freight rates
tomorrow by the Western Traffic Ah
Wlekersham Won't Talk. !
Washington, I). C. Mny 31. Attor i
noy (lonoral Wlekersham said today j
thnt he was not prepared to announce
any plans that lie might have In 1
resitonse to the request for an Injunc-1
lion against the Western Traffic A" 1
Miciatiou. piohibltiug It from putting'
Into effect mi advance In freight rates
'it the Western territory tomorrow.
Held on Robbery Charge.
Snyder, Okln., May 30. tM. C. Han
cock, formerly proprietor of a Sny-
I dor hotel, arrested at Moffat, Colo.,
has been returned to Snyder to face
a charge of robbing Louis Albright,
an aged corn doctor, of $7,000, tho
complaint alleging that tho robbery
p.ok place lu Hancock's hctel on tho
night of February '.'2, 100'J.
j Kccentrie, saving, somewhat a her
TRIBUNAL WILL HEAR DIFFER. j mti Albright hnd amassed the nit-
ENCE BETWEEN THE UNITED j ojoim ,,t what he believed to he a
STATES AND ENGLAND. i fortune, but afraid of banks, ho con
verted all his savings Into currency
as rapidly as It came In and carried
I lie Hague, May .11- 1 he arbiira- tn,, m(,t.v about him lu a leather
Hon tribunal, before which will o i lx-lt. The nlcht of February 21'. last
tried the issue between tho United j.wir lu 8BBP,i j the dark,
States and fireat llrltaln, growing out .,,t.at(( iUi rojeved of ' his money,
of the conflicting Interpretations of !lm;()l.k MMn Klu i,ls hotel ami
the Now 1'otiiidlatul IWhr'o-, ire.-ty or J ,mom, tl( Cofora.lo and, It Is said,
181 S, will hold Its opening session ! t Miirtvil a bank,
morrow afternoon. 1
j Cowboy Chauffeur Catches Bear.
i Cody, Wo., May 30. When a big
l liivw ii bear paused to look at an
RAILROADS LOSE IN A
LONG CONTESTED CASE
INTERSTATEe COMMERCE COM-J
MISSION'S ORDER DECLARED
VALID BY SUPREME COURT.
Washington. I). C, May 31. The
long contested order cf tho Inter
state coiimierco commission, reduc
ing the freight rate between the
Mississippi river and Missouri river,
a ft a part oj tho through rate on
through shipments, originating
Honhoard territory, was today
dared valid by tho Culled State
:t k n h it u n tt it a a tt a n
Wo luivo juit received
a full line of
and the Harmony line of
The City Drutf Store
W. B. FUAMK, Hrop.
SAVING OF $1.
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year and Woman's Home Com-
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!: y.lnes for a short time for 2.no,
tt I'liouo your orer to till, tho
It subscription will bo sent, the
tt money will be called for and
r your kindness appreciated. (Jet
tt my rates on any magazine
you may want.
MltS. JOHN F. KASLKY.
automobile near the ranch of (1. C.
Kudcson .at tho foot or the lllg Horn
mountains today, Rudolph Itovlgne.a
cowboy chauffeur, holding tho steer
ing wheel with cue hand. lassoed
bruin oh the car swopt past. The
Henry Tieat, until u few months ago captive was iiraggcu ,o ui iiuuewm ; inlmirng Prof. J
treasurer of the rnltwl Suites; to, ranch and is on exhibition there,
which iHialtlon ho was appointed by with several 'bare spots on his coat
President Roosevelt, died or apoplexy
DEAD OF APOPLEXY!
-Vow York, N. Y , May 31. Vhnrles
COURT GRANTS A
CHANGE OF VENUE
JUDGE SH ELTON AT KIRKSVILLE,
GRANTS APPLICATION OF MR
VAUGHAN AND HALL.
Klrksvllle, Mo. May 31. Judge Shi '
on of the circuit court announced to !
day that ho would grant a change of
vontio to Mrs, Alma l'roctor Vaugluir
and Dr. Hall, tliidlng from tho tustl-j
inony adduced yesterday that tho hoii-
tlmeut was at least equally divided I
that they wero guilty of the charge ot
In his apartments at the Hotel Vic
torla here at midnight last night.
A Ktiaro-r'gged ship may become a
wreck-tangle In a storm.
Miss Jeir.le Chenault arrived In
the city last night from Little Hock.
rk., nnd Is the guest of her aunt,
Mrs. F. I Von Keller.
We loan on city
real estate and pro
bate titles. See us
before you borrow.
Gorman, Bogie &
Gorman Dldf., Phone SO
On Hies at Fraley's Planing
Mill Host screens with fixtures
for tho money in town. Wo also
make mlstfon furniture and
porch swings. Must be suon
to bo appreciated,
Fraley's IManinii Mill
II. T. 1UNT
Phone 89 Wo do tho rest
RED HOT BARBECUE
Fat hens, spring chickens, fresh
eggs, frush country butter,
creamery huttf r. vegetables in
season, and nil first class meats
kept In a llrst class market.
Pay oaih and save 10 per cent
COLD STORAGE MARKET
O. G. WARREN, Prop.
One Day Last Week
We Sold Eight Pianos
Yet wc are not satisfied as we want
to close out quickly every new and
used piano we own.
What We Must Do
The problem which now con
fronts us is to dispose of every piano
and player piano in stock, even the
fixtures, as quickly as possible.
We have marked our stock down
to manufacturer's cost to accomplish
this end in a short time, and you now
have a chance to buy a piano at a
price never before offered you, and at
a figure you will not be able to du
This is not a sale of cheap pianos
but a sale of fine pianos at manufac
turer's price. These prices will
surely sell them.
$100 $175 $210
For nood used For good new For new Up-U-prilu
' piano rights, line piano
Iractoryijja,nantce, stool and scarf.
TE?RMS Small cash payment,
and easy payments on the balance if
E. jB. LUKE
West Main St.
Money to Burn ! ,
thats what you have
m m m n ill
If VOL' put your money In our bank It can't burn up; you
don't spend It foolishly; you won't have It to lend to your
fair-weather friends-YOU'VH HOT IT. Mnke Ol'K bank
First National Bank
Capital and Surplus, $200,000
ASSETS - - $1,000,000.00
Don J.aoy, Pres; A. II. Palmer, V.-Pres. J. A. Illvens, WPres;
0. i, Anderson, Cash;
O. II. Wolverton, Kd Handlln, Don Itussoll, Asa't. Cashiers.