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   Muskogee County Republican (Newspaper) - May 4, 1911, Council Hill, Oklahoma                                VOL. XIX MUSKOGEE, MUSKOGEE COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, MAY 4, lOU NO. 44 MUSKOGEE IS THE BEST CITY jN THE SOUTHWEST AND INVITES YOU TO CUME AND 5EE "UNCLE JOE'S" POSITION ON RECIPROCITY The following extract, takea from the Congressional Record report of ex-Speaker Cannon's reciprocity speech, will be of .interest to thinking people whatever their political affiliations naay be. The speaker has had more than forty-years in public life, and his keen eye and wide experience make his observations on any subject of public importance well worth the serious attention of all Americans. The liepublican's one regret is that it cannot print the speech in full, but gives its readers a few paragraphs, taken at random, what uel1� fuom canada ? "Recollect, if there is war, every citizen of the United States is called upon to defor^d the republic. If there are school houses to build, if there are colleges to found, if there are railroads to maintain, if there are factories to construct, if hihof is lu be furu-ished, we can rely on our own people. In the event of (rouble, how much in taxes would Canada contribute for the preservation of the republic? How many of Canada's people would contribute to education in the United States? The college professors ilourieh and expound their delightful theories: 'All mankind are brothers; all men are equal.' Very good generalities, but all men are not equal from the intellectual standpoint. Some men are born simple-minded, some go to the insane asylum, some are weak, som�j are strong, some are wise, some are wiser." can't do both. "It is said there is no danger from a free market with Canada so far as our wbeat is concerned. Let us see about that. The president in his message says practically that this bill will eventually reduce the cost of living and will not reduce the price of the farmer's products in the, United States. Our president is a great man, and 1 have great respect for him. I Voted for him and 1 apprehend that 1 will vote for him again. I am not here to abuse him, but 1 would like to see him demonstrate the proposition that it will not impair the farmer's prices and will still reduce the cost of living." dkjiogratk; "poi'oun" laws. "This is not the tirst time the democrats have passed pop-gun tariff bills through the house, 1 was here when ttie Wilsoti Jaw was passed. I saw the virile democratic mnjorit}' run the steam roller over the minority, and iigree on bloc to 6uO senate amendments without dolling an i or cro.s; 4�u)'0^y ft"*^' Andrew with Carnewio The is charged way of the 'e is not an authority, for he is not a phiknthropist. The Laird of Skibo had better becomo one before he expresses an opinion. Burglars are again beginning * to show evidence of their presence. Several attempts have been made of breaking into residences at night. Chief Harry Blake, now is the time to show your Jeff Carr ability. Get some of these night prowlers behind the bars. W^e expect you to do some good work.    , W. A. Webster, the real es-^ tate dealer of the Arkansas block, is home from a trip into Georgia and Florida. He was looking up land and was rather favorably impressed with the future' prospects of both of these southern states. Ho informed the Republican that many northern and eastern people of means are crowaing in, making investments. The Kroh Music Company has established such a large business that more space is required, and to meet the demand a second story will be reserved exclusively for pianos,. All the ground floor is required f.or phonograph and other musical instruments. philanthropist is hard."   H^e he is not The children's park was a gay scene on May day. There were thoueandu of glrk and boys oat in the fresh m nod warm sua-bine eajoyioff the exercise of swings and other contrivances on the play ground. It was an opening day eVor to be retuembered by the young folks; Mr. and Mrs; Murray Sells hf.ve retnrned from their brief honeymoon and Mr. Sells is agaiu at his desk at the Guaranty State Bank. Ho is receiving congratulations from his many friends as they drop in to do i business. They will be at home at the TorsoH after May 15th. The nomination of Dr. B. P. Norvell ot this city was on May 1st sent to the senate as a first lieutenant of the medical reserve corps of the United States army. His many friends are congratulating the Doctor. Dr. Norvell will continue his practice in Muskogee until called to report,which "~ will probably happen only in case of war. A fire got a big hold last Friday night on the lumber yard of fie Minnetunka Lumber Co., on eust Okmulgee, just across the Katy track, before the firo de* purtment got to it, but whea the boys got bui�y the ueighbors were isaffi und Bu were l�he buUdingti and even the greatei'part, of the lumber m the yard itself was kept from burning. The boysi as they always do, did splendid work." Mrs. C. H. Finnigan o( Muskogee was the guest Monday of her sister, Mrs. T. C. Harvison, and remained to attend the reception Monday evening given by the Rebecca Lodge compliment ary to Mrs, Harvison.-Wagoner Record. Mrs. Ross Shackelford of Muskogee, came in on the noon train to be present at the reception given by Mrs^ Lawrence in honor of Mrs. Fleming this after-moo. Mesdames Shackelford and Fleming tangbt school here iijt the 8�piti'me rnuny yetMra ajgo.Arrangeaiwts aiad'tionaeaneiitW ar� very Wam'A.-bTi^.bljMLtfl W. E. R(�w8ey of Muskogee and Dr A. C Scott of Oklahoma City, members of the state board of education, were in Tahlequah this morning and paid a visit to tho Noi'tbeastern State normal. They lef^ on the noon train fer Claremore and will visit the State school there.--Table-quah Sun. The annual meeting of the Ok iahoma State Elk Association wilt beheld at Tulsa on May 11 and 12. \t & sufficient number of members will go from Blusko-gee Lodge No. 517 a special train iwill l>e brought into aervioe. Miss L. Reid, whb is te&cbitig school at Tuloa, spent the week end with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. R. A., Evans, corner of P and E. Broadway. The Tulsa schools are running along much the same as usual only public indignation has not yet subsided over the'summary act of the school board in removing without cause and against the wishes of the school children and their parents, Snpt. Masters to make room for a political favorite. The school board held a meeting on Monday night and also last night   At both meetings mattera of importanoe were considered.  In block 8, 300 by Ub feet, at a cost of |9,ftl5. in Hig< gins addition, the board'setect^ I a site for a new school baitdittg. The site for |i new school on. flie east side has not yet beendecicM. upon, except in so far thai itirlll' be in the MeH^eUop ikdd|tibit� : The prtneipab^   -  .   

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