FARM FOR THE INDIAN
WILL HAVE LIGHTS
Jan. 5 That the In
taught how ro i,se the
1 Goeinrv u las 'eft
to prolirbi from it :
himself ami fi;ii;v., I
reeommcn latum! el
WE WISH TO
ANNOUNCE THAT WE
NOW HAVE THE FITZ
SHIRTS FOR SALE
IF YOU HAVE WORN
mi OVERALLS. DUCK
COATS OR CORDUROY
SUITS YOU KNOW FH1
STRENGTH AND FIT
F. O. LU TZ
Dry Goods Co.
. i .m an now
! l.velihood for
j ' ne of fne main
Commissioner Robo G. Valentine In
hit report Model farm? will bo es
tablished on every )';-: 'ft ton, an1
'every farm will le under tne charge
' of a young man who has been seienti
l i ally mined in one of he agiicui
tun! schools of the cmiitiv, ?ho com
r, issioner says.
Commissioner V'llectirif beiteret
that the Tndians i an be taught to
vorl; their own farm? under mope.'
insirnciion. As it is' now, he says,
most of the Indian land is loaned tJ
white men, while ih InJians
around in tents on ihe b'j'inty of I ho
Government and their nev.'ibnra.
The commissioner hop?; some f:taPj
vill he taken by the Government to
stop polygamy anion): Ihe Indians
That llie Indian should have same
laws as to marriage and divorce as '
l is white brother is the I'eeotnmenda
t ion made In today's report.
In order thai the various state de
partments might not be embarrassed
b having their electric light service
, discontinued for non-pay mem of bills
through lack of appropriation. Chair
man Col. 'Roy Hoffman mid Atffna
I S-ecretAVy Men Chhhdler' of t,' viate
boarrt'ofUffflirt have gftteti their jfer-r-onal
notes to Manager Galen Crow,
of the Outhrie I.ighi and Power com
pany, to guarantee the payment of
tin elect tie light service in the teni-i
porary state house and Convention
The last legislature omitted mak
ing an appropriation tor light for the
Convention hall building and as a re
sult the appropriation for lighting he
st'ite depart men i offices has been ex
hausted. The boar.l of affairs will endeavor
to get Ihe speeinl session of the leg
islature to make an appropriation foi
the ensuing year.
ftRE PAYING UP THEIR HUES
P I NCHOT-BA'L LINGER IMBROGLIO
Continued trtan Vnice One
who, after investigating sill phases ol
a subject, may reach a decision at
variance with some private interest.
Defends Government Officials
"M.uy do not stop to think how
1 seldom have Government officials
gone astray compared with their op-
County Treasurer Fred W. Hitler-1 pOTtunitiea and temptations for wrong
nisei! reports Logan county property doing, In the hundred uml twenty'
owners to be paying their 1909 tateslflve yegri of our national life lew
apidly. Mthough the tax rolls were of tba men in high positions have
tot completed until December I, ap-been actuated by other than the liigl!
iroxlmate'y J300.00J of the total tax . esi and most patriotic motives. Tins
lupllcs e of 1476,000 For the county should cause our people to hesitate
INDIAN DANCES DISCONTINUED.
Pr.nca City Okla., Jan. 5. To Rev.
J. K. Phwter, once a missionary to
r lie Pbaca Indians, belongs the honor
of discontinuing i;.e dunces if the
tribe thai caused many deaths among
the braves. The Poncas meant bus!
nega when they entered the physical
endurance tests and an Indian West
Point training was given that prob
ably never was equaled by anj other
ins already been received bv tin
treasurer. Between 11,500 and 13,
floa is being taken in by the trensut
er daily. Tnesdnv's Collection)
amounted to fl.SKi.27.
ouke on mmm staff
Announcement is made from the of
fice of St Me Commissioner of Health
J. C. Mahr. at Shawnee that Dr. J.
W. Duke, ex-mayor of Guthrie, had
accepted a position on the consulting
staff of the state bor.rd of health.
Commissioner Mahr nrronnees that
siate offices will soon be opened up
in Oklahoma City. Other members
of the consulting staff are: Dr. Edgar
Rice, of Shawnee; fjtt J. R. Rolater
Dr. L. Haynes Buxton, Dr. K. S. Lam
am! Dr. Salmons, of Oklahoma Cltv.
The appointments are honorary ami
wit boot compensation.
urcc-d Sale of P. C. Robinson's Shoe
The Crowds were waiting two hours l
Slock opened with a
K'forc tlic doors were
s arc taking advantage of this Greal
Cloned, even the severe cold morning could not
Hundreds of eager buyi
Sacrifice. Nothing like it ever held in (iutl
worth of Shoes thrown to the mercv o
own price. Remember this I'ig Shoe S
j'Oti will have to hurry.
rie be ion
the people ;
lie only lasi
New York Selvage Co.
In Charge of Sale
: msu mrjiviREti i i i -wrwsa
For the New Year of 1910 with a
pair of our comfortable Shoes. They
will carry you well along in ease and
of quality and dependability have stood the
tsst and are the best thats possible to get.
tter call and inspect them
m sk r zj i rt i T'-rrn i
1 1 6 W. Oklahoma Ave.
to accept charges of base conduct
against their public servants without
Investigation and proof.
"The press and magazines of the
country for several months have been
filled with charges against the pies
eiit secretary of the Interior and iis
conduct of the office he holds, These
charges range from petty insinuation:)
mi inuendoes to direct charges oil
malfeasance and misconduct in of-
the which, if true, show that he lias
inosi unworthily discharged his trust.
a moment's thought should cause an
honest and fair-minded man to hesi
late m accept such charge;; against a
niiin WhOse whole life heretofore hat
to en one of the highest rectitude
and against whom no dishonorable
(lunge lias ever been made in either
private or public life,
Ballitiger Pure As Driven Snow
"Such a man is the present secre
tary DJ the interior. He in over fif
ty years of age, an honored gradu
ate of Williams college and a law
yer of distinction. He came to our
state In 1889 and has lived thete
ever since. He was a superior judge
tor four yea s and mayor Of the City
of Seattle, Washington, and his ad
ministration of that office has been
B model for bis successors. He ac
cepted the office of commissioner Of
the general land office at the urgent
solicitation of Secretary tlarfield who
knew personally his stealing charge
ier and exceptional ability. He did
not seel; that Office, iv accepted his
present position only upon the earn
est solicitation of the president, He
did dot seek jt. t meant nothing 10
him but hard work and poor pay. He
give up a large and lucrative law
practice simply at the call of patriotic
duty. Is it possible tnat he at once
became the scoundrel and arch enemy
of the people that be lias been de
picted in the public press? I cannoi
believe it. If he has used bis high
office to advance special interests, if
he ha sacrificed the people for pri
vate or personal gain let it be showu.
If, on the other hand, the people
have been deceived anil he litis been
unjustly accused that should be
shown not only that justice may be
done him but that the confidence of
the public in the honesty and integri
ty of its public servants may be re
stored and strengthened and the ani
mus of the attacks disclosed.
&2 dinger And Conservation
"Much has been said regarding hi;
views on the conservation of our nat
ural resources. This i shall not dls
i tiss at this time. I belie ve that il
will be iboWn that his purposes and
objects are substantially ihe same as
those of the most radical conserva
tionist and the main difference Is but
one of methods. Assuredly here is
loom for tin honest difference of
opinion as to bow our great natural
resources, can best be consetved, I
may agree with some of the views
of those Who crfyictie the policies,
the methods and proposals of the sec
retary. but thai he is honest and pat
riotic iu his views 1 have not the
Slightest doubt. One thing is sun?
we hive bad several years of talk
stboul conservation, we have had plat
itude piled upon platitude ill the
most dramatic way hot no specific or
detailed plana for conservation have
"The present secretary of the in-
lerlor instead of drawing littering
generalities has made specific rec
ommendations regarding till the lm
portant conservation problems so tar
as tliey come within the jurisdiction
of his depu.inient and baa prepare;!
and submitted to ihe careful sc ut In.
Ol the people and of congress legisla
tion thai he considers necessary to
effect the objei is so much desired
What Ballinger Recommends
He recommends Ihe repeal of the
limber and stone laws and the dis
posal of ti t- limbei separate from the
sol). He recommends thai coal do
posits be separated from the title to
i lie in face and that l be CM h
Another Triumph Scored to Crown the Glory of
Our Great January Clearance Sale as the Biggest
Money Saving Event of the Year
400 PAIRS of SAMPLE SHOES
At Less Than Factory Prices
Sale Thursday, Friday and Saturday
We secured from the Thos. G. Plant Co. of Boston, manufacturers
of the celebrated "Queen Quality" womens shoes, 400 pairs of this
famous brand salesmen's samples at about 60c on the dollar.
These samples comprise the newest style of the current season
the most critical inspection-the exacting demands that the sli
usiiall) present more actual worth than regular stock and the
will commend themselves at mcv to those who see tlietn.
iid embody many superior characteristics. They were bttill to pass
rewdot buyers of the continent nunld require of them. Samples
style, beauty and matchless value of every pair in this assortment
Divided Into Two Lots, Selling at $1.98 and $2.48
Values Ranging $3.50 and $4
These include every variety of leather the best
selling shades of the season patent leather, gun
metal, vici kid, suede tops, cravenette tops, mat
calf or kid tops, button or lace, high and low heels,
narrow and wide toes, welted and turned soles,
sizes 3 1-2 and 4. B widths
$3 and $3.50
Now a Pair
$ 1 98
$3.50 and $4.00
Now a Pair
Onr January Clearance Sale
Merges Merit and Economy
As Never Heretofore
Matchless Mid-Winter Money-Savings
Make this Event an Immediate
and U -c4mlled Success
The ripening of this colossal clearance sale
lias overwhelmed its with a totally unprecedented
volume prf business. Great crowds have been
coming ?nd buying since the first hour. All
arc enthusiastic over their purchases, for at
smallest , cost they obtain needed p;oods of
lt N SWc easily recognized an. I convincing
magnitude of the values presented by this sale
that is stinging such splendid results. The
clearance i unstinted in scope, no previous
sale event has so well merited the title
MARVELOUS. Come and learn to your own
satisfaction and profit what ureal store of
economy this January Clearance provides all
Values of Commanding Impor
aance in Misses' and Children's
Lot ladies' patent colt hoots, lace with
military heels, short vamp. Sizes 3 to 8-C, D.
93.00 values. Sale Price .'
lull calf tops, welted
E. widths. Regular
1 Table lot mi
scs and children shoes. 111c in ino n-iti nt r,,lt 1,1
wtne tin. Also the n me .stvlf sliin; lint m '1 f tvtiti ininji
--v " "fc nitniv ui'in IVlilf
'OK.ieu call STOCK, one ot tlie best wearers on the market.
irom tan calf stock with tan suede top. These are
Another style made
some of Brown's extraordinary
Following are the discounts which we
high shoes irom regular stock:
during this sale, of all
All $4.50 Shoes.
All $.4.00 Shoes,
All $3.50 Shoes,
All $3,q0 Shoes.
All $2.50 Sh u-.
All $.'.25 Shoes, Sale Price
Ali $2.00 Shoes, Sale Price
All 1.75 Shoes, Sale Price
All $1.50 Shoes. Sale Price
All $1.25 Shoes, Sale Price
Sec Window Display
Sale Begins Thursday
Niorninsr Ho oh Hand.
JUeCESSOIW TO THE FAlit P1 JtoSTT-
105-10rv. OKLAHOMA AVE G0THRIEOKIA
KX) Pairs Sample Shoe?
$3, $3.50 and $4 Values
at $1.98 qj $2,48 a Pair
ieven ot the most Important recooi-
iiioidI linns uiaile hy .Mr. Baltlngei.
and oontlnuliig his remarks, said:
Wants Public To Know The Facth
"Conscious of the purity of liis mo
Uvph and the rectitude ot liis i n t n -ions
t lie secretary of the Interior wel
comes iliis Investigation. I liv- pre
st'novl the resolution ralllne for this
Investigation, not In his behalf or In
antagonism to any other official ol
the Government, but In the interests
of good administration and In ofd ir
that the people may know the farts
of tills deplorable ootrtrovertj nml for
the Judgment thereon of an Impartial
"This resolution htis been drawn
directing the rommiitw to Invest!
gate along certain anil specific lines
ami then authority Is given to It to
make any further invest inat ion that it
may deem desirable. The Intention
l to secure the broadest and most
thorough Investigation, if the resoht
Hon can be made broefer and more
rigid, nnd a mure thorough Invosllgn
lion secured, It should be done and
will be welcomed by the secretary.
Hi' wants no whitewash, he wants no
partial Investigation, he wants It
rigid, thorough, ooniuleto. t ml eon
ills-, ducted without tear or favor.''
this nmcFR!; hp
KILLED GUTHRIE NEGRO I St.
"Mil ' I i' wis, alias J, I,. Mathin, the
desperate negro captured here by the
police Monday night and who Is
wanted in three states on murder
charges, before be led last night tor
Stillwater In custody ol Sheriff Fox,
confessed to the local officer here
last nigh! that he killed Lodge Holen,
a Guthrie negro who was slain on
ihe Moorlicad fnrni near Ripley two
Another negro who was in the kIiooi
iiig bee in which Rolen was killed
was arretted for the crime but was
f E1I.1S INSTALLATION
j FOR SALE
We wouldn't care to have the repu
tation of suvim; meaner things than
any other livlm: man.
.1. Kennedy, t ravelin
Int o! the Santa Po. is
posed Of separate from the land by
sale or lease He recommends leg
I lation td prevent the acquisition or
power ltes on the public domain by
private pev ieis r orporatIons with
the view of monopolizing or ndVerse'y
controlling them against public Inter'
est. lie has wiihrt'awn :il! locations"
known to pOshchh (ioWe!- possibilities
ii unappmpi iated lands outside of na
tlcnal feiesis over wlifch his depart
mem ics mi jurisdiction and be rec
om mends that congress ims a measure
authorizing the classif.cn; ion of lands
capable Of bt'illg USed for water pOW- Sv voice in I1 klndi wthr. Stngcre and
er llevelonmellt nnd In nprmli nf tln.ir P"Wlc erkcr liiu! Ihtin invalublc (or clring th
ei in veio inn in ann to permit ot tiien Thei.hinifoMiivc lor S Tiut.
disposal through the Interior ticpart- Houkm Co-.!b. Fty t' eputuou.
tneni upon substantially the follow- zs n, 50 c,n, '-00 r .
Monday evening lbs Odd Fellows
held ilieir annual insinuation which
was largely attended. Deputy Grand
Master R. W. Pulse, assisted )y An.
drew .Mi.oriiian, Win JJamliardi and
Oranl Secretary I.. . R.imsher In
ital'ed the office 4 wo are as M
low: .1 L. Spanldlrle. Hobk. arand:
W...K, CUnmUer. vice Brand: v i.
r-. H r mm & w " - -
if.v;i.I. H. Houston.
pasBju;. iVITb, ixf"
herefrn yrisiir'V jgr
M. Jones then gave
a synopsis ot
Samplta mAiled or. rtfiueit.
JOHN I. BROWN gt SON. Boiton. Mn.
ottii e. s installed
were: Warden, .John ltuser: conduct
or, W. P. Farrar; chn.dain. P. W.
Bmitj; iglit supporter. Chariot Mil
roy: left supporter, Guy P. I.nsh
hrook: right supporter to noble
mand, 8. M. Hurst; leit supporter to
noble grand. C. B. Walker; inside
guardian, W M, Blckel); outside
gaardlaa, Ddwin fforns; -ight sup
porter vice grand, J.- p. McClellan;
lft supporter to vice grand, H. N.
are going to establish a whole
business in Guthrie in
I near future and want to sell
our retail business at once.
j right party.
j TO OUR CUSTOMERS: This week we
I will sell anything at 33 1-3 nor i.TJll..
10c PER WEEK
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