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Members Want to Retract
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HUNTING A LOOPHOLE
Big Levy Would Put Ammu
nition into nanus 01 re
publicans in Legislature
MfimV. No iO.-The
,d atocm levy of ono ntid ono-nait
sulk as authorized by four of thu
vfn members of tho stato board of
EiuEuon and which was the
r . . hoard for novernl week
htssftsln become .tho leading topic
b"f? rnnltol hirudins. Th
t J that a republican loRlslaturo Is
Ji to '"J session nnJ thnt BU?n
.Y-slallve body will nnvo me ni,"'
..... ,ou.. thu 12.600.000 to bo rain.
,1 by such levy will be ex icnded la
of koin pom.cn uuu j
intcrrst that a meeting of tho state
bourd of '.pinHr-atlon was called for
the lift oi mo wcck. uuu "
.mhr witu nrcucnt except Gov
ernor J. 1. A. Robertson, who was
rtprrisenteu iy iiicuiciwiii" "r
M. K. Trapp, duo to llobertson be
ic'r absent from tho state.
Wtillo It was an oxccutlvo nc.sslon
and no dcflnlto action waa taken,
that was not duo to tho fact of tho
m.mtir not deslrlnK to do no, but
btcause Attorney-General S. I. FTee-
Unr ruled that tho nutnonzauon 01
the levy could not now bo revoked
bra rescinding order. It was agreed
tvni the levy will ralao a trlflo In
ectsi of 12,500,000 and that there
Is no legal excuso for ralslna; this
enormous sum uy an valorem tax
Uon, as thero Is now In the treas.
ury sufficient moneys to meet all re
qulrements for tho fiscal year nnd
the Incomo from other sources for
Ihe remainder of that fiscal year
ending Juno 30, 1921, will augment
the present balanco by several mil
lions of dollars.
The four members of tho board
ef equalization who forced tho au
thorization of tho levy aro Governor
Robertson, Stato Troasuror Lcccraft,
Secretary of Stato Morris nnd John
Whltehurst, president of tho board
agriculture. Tho dissenters to the
levy are Frank Carter and I'rod
j'arxinson, respectively auditor ami
i:ate examiner and inspector. At
the timo tho levy wan made Attor
ney-General Krcellnjr; was In Wash
lngton, and it was not ujilll his ro
turn and hud rendered an opinion
that tho state auditor must spread
the levy regardless of whether the
board had a lawful right to author-
lie it or not, that Mr. Carter, who
ly virtue of his office. Is secretary
of the board, fulfilling his duties as
The meetinK held this week was
ror trie purposo or maKinrc peace
and to ascertain if thero were no
say by which tho order mlcht either
be rescinded or some other loophole
hft fntmV TM innlrf Tift hnvn Kppn
possible with Governor llobertson
u tne state, as no ana uio auauor
live cut oft nil diplomatic relations.
Irapp is a peacemaker and tho other
Ciembeni tt thft hnrirrt nrn nnt un
friendly. The fact that tho money
Is to be raised when not needed,
(and perhaps when it is dono In vlo.
latlon of thu ntatuto which says that
levies can not bo made unlet) the
monevil Mn fnllaetffl nr. 1r.n11i, nitrd.
fd to carry on the expense of gov
ernment) Js ono towering reason
hy tho board now is a unit tn
tuning tne levy naa never nucn
authorized. Another compelling
thought, in thn tVin .AntOillr.nn
Wature can lther tie up theso funds
the stato treamtry, or, oven moro
disconcerting nnnrnnrlnfn t tn nnv
J rttl it., i . .. - .
mo uonucu aeui or. mo state.
increiore thoso who beforo tho ClOC
UOn lmL'lnoi1 till, aitm nf ii.h In
the strong box would be a delight
-"w ucintc properly appropriated,
r very anxious to reconsider.
nVl" bonded debt is l.i excess of
H.000,00 and thero would bo Just
wt enough from tho ono and ono
n&JI mill levy authorized, togothor
the other surplus in tho treas
ury, tu wipo it out, as tho bonds aro
not due. anil can bo bought far bolow
This would not be upending the
noney In in.n.. i.v. .. ......
jwillke views of thoso who made
r'""n to secure It. Also, it would
Jvr'.i. traln of political uorrows.
'w the republicans, with only one
Sri i 0 tne 'eslslaturo under con
.m one short session to wipe
"I tho state debt which tho demo
'sdministratlons had nccumu
r?'?."1 a Period of thirteen yvuin.
'WW mean that the campaign of
:', wu'd fall into tho lap of ro
MWlcanlsm without oven eerlous ef-
JJ"oldy JVotcs mm Now."
ineso facta stick out so plainly
ctLfX?? "'embers of tho board
eriS. i ll? lon wno Hloo1 l)V 'ho gov.
'r In hU determination to make
W,VVeo and understand. Un-
Cd"" P0ltlca' Party ho not
th,,r I t0 IeaP 80 rich a reward nt
Den.5rt. BXPenw also at tho
nets ! t their own shortsighted
w as publlo officials.
Mt or ?2-C?.Vy tncy KPck BO"io way
'onufl dl'om'ift' To rewind was
ne7.hinp,08!rtljla aml now 11 method
l1!61 ls even prayed for.
fcW.. I hard on Oovcrnoi
In fact, bo crcat Li tho
"t n, now "ml tho authorlza
4m ml?r.,?n1 a ,,l0w nt hLi whol
, ministration, nut thn nih.r
l-iti,,.. 0ard aro "Breed In one
3noc7a V ""Val0Vf'- l left of tho
At from , p'lrty muHt b" hrought
1 noDeJ" "ndor Uobertson'B oruh
r' effort rt,eyn lf U ro'iuircs he
loving eJ?d 'orKcu!ncss ft days
bSS' mr end8hIP. a strong pull
thief, B maJ accomplish some-
ltliltanfiOW, nroPsa'a for a con
ned Lv .d,m,n'atrtt,lon repu
"a adrnlm . i,00Pl0. tho. Itobert
ttM wh MUon 18 draBlnK and
trr,.. .7" Were HO nmlllllm,. In
,tr him hJT0 J"1 ambUous t
vemi,; , V t0tl the disaster ot Nc
U twJ ,mlpaiu,n of this can
the rtJ. n ,ho umpleto accoil
4 o, memt)cr of tho state
Us le "action. Nor s horo
News of Sapid pa
Krectnl tn 1h World.
SAl'CMU, Nov. 10. Armlstlco
day wil tbo celebrated In the schools
nnd by the business houses of tho
city as well as by menO'ers of tho
American Legion. Tho schools havo
arranged a program of suocl.il muslo
i.nd speaking by members of thi
legion and ladles' of tho L'nltod
l'utllollu societies of tho city. This
was dond rather than to closo tho
schools for tho day. Tho following
pcoplo will tnko part In the program
nt tho various school hulldlticni
High school, Mrs. Abblo Hlllcrman '
and I J. Hurt; Junior high. Mrs.
Abbln ltlllo-mnn and 13arl Foster; 1
Washington, Mrn. Joo Denton nnd
IV. K. Cantroll; Wnodlau n, Mrs. Ab
blo Itlltcrman and Judge 11, It,
Hughes; Jefferson, Mrs. IOtils
Schmidt and J. V. Rgan: Garfield,
.Mrs. I. J. Wldener and C. S. Chad
wicks Southern Heights, Mrs. A. U,
llracken; PackliiK l'Unt, Mrs. A. li.
Ilrackcn; Uooker T. Washington,
Mrs. Abblo Hlllcrman; the Indian
Mission, Mrs. Joo ltruner. Mayor J.
Wado Hnno has titnued a proclama
tion asking that nil stores closo for
ono hour and that all factories blow
their whistles at 15-minuto Inter-1
vals for tho samo time between 11
and 12. Thn American legion will
hold a memorial service at tho cham
ber rif commcrco rooms at 8 o'clock
to which all ladles of tho auxiliary
nnd friends of the members aro Invited.
KapiiljNi Tonclior Ifonnrnd
Rapulpa teachers were glvenWny
honors at tho reconl meeting ot the
Northeastern Oklahoma Kducntlonal
as'oclntlon held nt Muskogee. Rup
crlntendcnt of Schools J. It. Ilarton
was mado chairman of tho city sup
erintendent's department; J. It.
Holmes, principal of tho high school,
chairman of tho high school deparv
mcnts Chester Holley, member of tho
nomination committee; Miss Smith,
muslo Instructor, chairman of tho
music department; Mss I2th.nl Kolly.
domestic art teacher, chairman of
her branch; Miss Wickham, Kngllsh
teacher, clialrman of her depart
ment and Miss Kma Uusby, art
teacher, of hers.
$ar..ono for iTospiiai sin.
PAtVHUSICA, Nov. 10. Ilcsolu
Is badly in need of n hospital and
tho commercial club Is getting
pquarcly behind tho inovomont. A
committee linn been nppotnted to
confer with tho city government on
plans for tho now Institution with
Instructions not to report back to
tho board of directors until ways,
nnd mj-ans nro dovised to complete
tho work. Tho cily hns nt its. dis
posal, for this purpose, tha sum of
$36,000, nnd the olte. Plana mib
mltted a yonr ago could havo been
carried, out for this sum. but tho
Increase In tho cost of labor and
materials has sent this up to 6B.
000. Either a less pretentious
structuro or additional funds wJJI bo
decided on by tho committco and
tho city government.
Cnto Soils Not to IlccUm.
Ily Associated Press Stt Wire.
MUSKOOKK. Okla.. Nov. f. Cato
Bells, commissioner of Inalan af
fairs, hero today en route to Wnsli-
Ington after an 8,000 milo trip in
specting intuan schools, denied he
Intended resigning" from his posi
tion. He said ho would remain with
tho Wlaon administration until It
went out of power.
the coverner what his legislative
program will be. Ho. left Oklahoma
Immediately after tho result of thu
election was known, to bo absent for
threo weeks, and whatever ts oetnu
dono to proparo tho stato admlnls
tratlon for tho troublc-i of tho on
coming lcfrislaUvo session must be
dono by tho stato clcctlvo officials
of lessor renown. Naturally this
laadePShlp falls to Lieutenant-Governor
M. 13. Trapp, who still rotalns
control or a democratic state sen
ate, und has always been -able to
weather all legislative storms.
COLDS AND FLU
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al, Medicated With Latest
Scientific Remedies. Used
and Endorsed by Euro
pean and American Army
Surgeons to Cut Short a
Cold and Prevent Complications.
Every Druggist in U. S. In
structed to Refund Prico
While You Wnit at Count
er If Relief Does Not Como
Within Two Minutes.
Delightful Taste, Immediate
Relief, Quick Warm-Up.
The sensation of the year In the
drug trade Is Asplronal, tho two
minute cold and cough rolluvor au
thoritatively guaranteed by tho lab
oratories; tested, approved and
most enthusiastically endorsed by
tho highest authorities, and pro
claimed by tho common pcoplo as
ten times an quick nnd ctfectlvo as
whisky, rock nnd rye, or any other
cold and cough remedy they have
All drug stores are" now supplied
with tho wonderful new elixir, so
all you have to do to get rid ot
that cold is to step Into tho near
est drug sore, hand tho cleric halt
a dollar for a Dottla or Asplronal
and tell him to servo you two tea-
spoonfuls with four tcaspoonfuls of
water In a platfs. With your watch
In your .hand, -take tho drink at one
swallow and call for your money
back In tv.'o minutes If you cannot
feel yur cold fading away like a
drt'am within the time limit. Don't
bef bashful, for all druggists Invite
you and expect you to try It. Every
body's doing It.
when your coin or cough li re
lieved, tako tho remainder of the
bottlo homo to your wifo and babies,
for Asplronal l by far the safest
and most effective, the easiest to
tako and the most agreeabl cold
and cough remer1) for infant and
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