The Hennessey Clipper. (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 6, 1905 Page: 3 of 8
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Effects of Prosperity.
Tn the six years o( the country's
greatest prosperity, lVom 1897 to 1903.
average prices of breadstuffa advanced
65 per cent., meats 23.1 per cent., dairy
and garden products 50.1 per cent, and
clothing 24.1. All these were products
of the farmer and stockman who
profited more than any other class of
the community by these advances.
The miner benefited 42.1 per cent, by
that advance in the average price of
metals. The only decrease in the
average prices of commodities in that
period was in railway freight rates,
which decreased from .798 per ton-mile
tn 1897 to .763 in 1903, a loss of 4.4
per cent. The report of the Interstate
Commerce Commission shows that the,
average increase in the pay of rail-
road employes in that period was a
trifle above 8.5 per cent.
"Do you believe in the existence of
"Ever see one?"
"No; but I saw a tale of one once."—>
He—It is hard to keep a secret some-
times, isn't it?
She—1 don't know; I've never tried it
A 480 ACRE FARM YIELDS 25
PER CENT. PROFIT A
What a Mercer County (Ohio) Farmer
Received from One Year's
Extracts from an interesting letter
from P. H. Rynhard, of Starbuck, Man-
itoba, Canada, gives an excellent idea
of the prosperity of those who have
gone from the United States to Can-
ada. He says:
"I bought, August, 1903, 480 acres
of land, paying $ 12,000 for it. We
threshed 2,973 bushels of wheat and
between 1,200 and 1,300 bushels of
oats and barley from 200 acres. But
part of the wheat went down before
filling, and was not harvested except
for hay. The crop was worth at
threshing time $3,000. Besides 120
acres laying idle, except a timothy
meadow, which is not included In this
estimate. Counting the value of the
product and the increase of value of
land will pay me more than 25 per
cent, on the investment. Two broth-
ers in the same neighborhood bought
160 acres each six years ago. They
have not done a single thing to this
land except to fence it and break and
cultivate about one-half of it. Har-
vested last year 28 bushels wheat per
acre. This year 27 bushels per acre.
They can get any day $25 per acre.
These are only a few of many hun-
dreds of such chances. It looks liko
boasting, but truth is Justifiable, and
the world ought to know it, especially
the home-seeker. I know of quite a
few farmers that have made fortunes
In from 10 to 20 years, retired with
from $20,000 to $100,000.
Writing concerning another distiict
lu the Canadian West, S. L. Short sayb-
"Dear Sir:—I have to inform you
that I have just returned from the
Carrot River Country in Saskatche-
wan, where I located land of the very
finest black vegetable loam, which I
am proud of, and will move in the
spring. Farmers are still plowing
there. A mild climate and beautiful
country to behold. Cattle are fat and
running outside. Wood and water
pood. Saw oats weighing 42 pounds
to bushel. Potatoes large and well
ripened; also wheat that brought there
82 cents. The country exceeded my
expectations. Saw oats In stock,
thicker on the ground than appears in
many of the Illustrations sent out in
descriptive pamphlets. I have be n
Jn many western states, but the soil
excels any I ever saw."
The Canadian Government Agents at
different points report that the in
quiries for literature and railroad
rates, etc., to Western Canada are the
greatest in the history of their work.
The Bad Boy Writes About the Fun
They Had Going to Washington—
He and His Dad Call on Pres-
BY HON. GEORGE W. PECK.
,Ex-Governor of Wisconsin, formerly pub-
lisher of "Peck's Sun," author of
"Peck's Bad Boy," etc.)
(Copyright, 1804, by Joseph B. Bowles )
Washington, D. C.—My Dear Old
Skate: I didn't tell you in my last
about the fun we had getting here.
We were on the ocean wave two days,
because the whole country was flooded
from the rains, and dad walked the
quarter deck of the Pullman car, and
hitched up his pants, and looked
across the sea on each side of the
train with a field glass, looking for
whales and porpoises. He seems to
be impressed with the idea that this
trip abroad is one of great significance
to the country, and that he is to be
a sort of minister plenipotentiary,
whatever that is, and that our coun-
try is going to be judged by the rest of
"1 THOUGHT I WOULD BUST WHEN
DAD FISHED OUT A NICKEL AND
GAVE IT TO THE PORTER."
$3.50 SHOES Men.
W. I.. PmiL-lan make* and will more
Men's Wl.iVl ti..*)* tlian p'iy oUifr
vr. ti. Pnnglas S.l.SO shoes ara the
f reutett.ulhtrs In the world because of
liulr ci<*ll«Mit style, eauf a""
superior w«nrln| quslitjesa !!>•? sre
uSt as food i those that cosfcjrom
better* wear longer, and rf of greater
vain* tliim any other 93.60 shoe on the
market to-day. ,W L. DouflM iuar*
S5.00 to •7.00. l'hv only dlfterenjie IS
the price. W . I« Douclat S3.50 •hoss
cost more to mtike, uoltl their shape
antees "thelr~ \alue" bj stainp 1 nf L
nmne and price on the bottom of each
shoe, l.ook for It. TakS no substitute.
W. L. Douglas S3.50 shoes are sold
through hisown retail stores In theprln-
clpal cities, and hjr shoe dealers averr-
wlierc. No matter where you lite, V. L.
Douglas shoos are wlt&ln your reach.
EQUAL 9S.OO MHO CM.
"than worn />ow!n |J.«J >)«'• for
%/ears, and eonsid0r 'tf""J to any $6.00 snoe
ti,no on the mar tel. ThfV nave given entire
sotiifaction." - M'w. J1. Anderson, Jteaf Estate
Ajent% Kansas City, J to.
Boys wear W. L. Douglas 12.80 and $2.00
shoe* because they lit belter, hol< their
shape and wear longer than othsr makes.
IV. L. Douglas u*es Corona OoUtkin in Mt
$*.50 shoes. Corona Colt IS eon ceded to
le the jin*st patent leather produced.
Fast Color Eyelctt wilt not wear Brainy.
W L. DouflMb .tj.
J Iiiali. rrot««itra®r RM«4fBwf„ *
If you desire further Information, y rite J
illustrated Catalogue of Spring j
V. L. DOUGLAS,
the world by the position he takes on
world affairs. The first day out of
Chicago dad corraled the porter in a
section and talked to him until the
printer was black in the face. I told
dad the only way to get respectful
consideration from a negro was to ad-
vocate lynching and burning at the
stake, for the slightest things, so when
our porter was unuusally attentive to
a young woman on the car dad hauled
him over the coals, and scared him so
by talking of hanging, and burning in
kerosene oil, that the negro got whiter
than your shirt, and when he got away
frotn dad he came to me and asked if
that old man with the red nose and
the gold-headed cane was as dangerous
as he talked. I told him he was my
dad, and that he was a walking dele-
gate of the Amalgamated Association
of Negro Lynchers, and when a negro
did anything that he ought to be pun-
ished for they sent for dad, and he
took charge of the proceedings and '
saw that the negro was hanged, and
shot, and burned up plenty. But I told
him that dad was crazy on the subject
of giving tips to servants, and he must
not fall dead when we got to Washing-
ton if dad gave him a $50 Dill, and he
must not give back any change, but
Just act as though he always got $50
from passengers. Well, you'd a dide
to see that negro brush dad 50 times
day, and bring a towel every few
minutes to wipe off his shoes, but he
kept one eye, about as big as an onion,
on dad all the time, to watch that he
didn't get stabbed.
The next morning I took dad's pants
from under his pillow, and hid them
in a linen closet, and dad laid in his
berth all the forenoon, and had it out
with the porter, whom he accused of
stealing them. The doctors told me I
must keep dad interested and excited,
bo he would not dwell on his sickness,
and I did, sure as you are a foot high.
Dad stood it till almost noon, when he
came out of his berth with his paja-
mas on, these kind with great blue
horse to the fence when he came to
Washington to be innogeratcd, and
where Jackson smoked his corn cob
pipe, and swore and stormed around
when he was mad. and to walk do the
same paths where Zachariah Taylor
Zacked, Ruchanau patched it, and Lin-
coln put down the rebellion, and so we
walked over toward the white house, and
I was scandalized. I stopped to pick up
a stone to throw at a dog inside the
fence, and when I walked along be-
hind dad, and got a rear view of his
silk hat, it seemed as though 1 would
sink through the asphalt pavement,
for he had on an old silk hat that he
wore before the war. the darnedest
looking hat 1 ever saw, the brim
curled like a minstrel show hat, the
fur rubbed off in some places, and he
looked like one of these actors that
you see pictures of walking on the
railroad track, when the show busts
up at the last town. 1 think a man
ought to dress so his young son won't
have a tit. I tried to got dad to go
and buy a new hat, but he said he was
going to wait till he got to London,
and buy one Just like King Edward
wears, but he will never get to London
with that hat, 'cause to-night I will
throw it out of the hotel window and
put a piece of stove pipe in his hat
Well, sir, you wouldn't believe it, but
we got into the white house without
being pulled, but it was a close shave,
'cause everybody looked at dad, and
put their forefingers to their fore-
heads. for they thought he was either
a crank, or an ambassador from some
furrin country. The detectives got
around dad when we got into the ante-
room. and began to feel of his pockets
to see if he had a gun, and one of
them asked me what the old fellow
wanted, and 1 told tlieni he was the
greatest bob cat shooter in the west,
and was on his way to Europe to in
vite the emperors and things to come
over to this country and shoot cats on
his preserve. Well, say, you ought to
have seen how they stepped one side
and waltzed around, and one of them
went in the next room and told the
president dad was there, and before
we knew it we were in the president's
room, and the president began to curl
up his lip, and show his teeth like
some one had said "rats." He got hold
of dad's hand, and dad hacked otf aa
though he was afraid of being bitten
and then they sat down and talked
about mountain lion and cat shooting
and dad said he had a 22 rifle that he
could pick a cat off the back fence with
every time, out of his bedroom win-
dow, and I began to look around at the
pictures. Dad and the president talked
about all kinds of shooting, from mud
hens to moose, and then dad told the
president he was going abroad on ac
count of his liver, and wanted a letter
of introduction to some of the kings
and emperors, and qneens, and jacks
and all the face cards, and the presi
dent said lie made it a practice not to
"THEN HE C.OT I T AND BEGAN T'l
SHOW 1IIS TEETH AT DAD AGAIN
AND DAD GAVE IJIM THE GRAND
HAILING SIGN OF DISTRESS OF
THE GRAND ARMY."
stripes like a fellow in the peniten-
tiary, ami when he went to the wash
room I found ills pants and then he
dressed up and swore some at every-
body but me. We got to Washington
all right, and I thought. I would bust
when dad fished out a nickel and gave
It to the porter, and we got out of the
car before the porter came to, and the
first day we stayed in the hotel for
fear the negro would see1 us, as I told
dad that porter would round up a gang
of negroes with razors and they would
waylay us and cut dad all up into
sausage meat. Dad is the bravest man
Well, this morning dad shaved him-
self, and got on his frock coat, and his
Hllk hat, and said we would go over
to the white house and have a talk
with Teddy, but first he wanted to go
Mtd ,«e where JaSerson hitchsd his
READY TO FIGHT TI IE PRESIDENT'
give any personal letters to his
friends, the kings, but that dad ccruld
tell any of them that he met that he
was ail American citizen, and that
would take him anywhere in Europe
and then he got up and began to show
his teeth at dad again, and dad gav
him the grand hailing sign of distresB
of the Grand Army and backed out
dropped his hat, and in trying to pick
it up, he stepped on it, but that, made
it look better, anyway, and we found
ourselves outside the room, and a lot
of common people from the country
were ready to go in and talk politic
and cat shooting.
Well, we looked at pictures, and saw
the state dining room where they feed
E.0 diplomats at a time on mud turtle
and champagne, and a boy about my
size looked sort of disdainful at me
and 1 told him If he would come out
side I would mash his jaw, and he said
I could try it right there if I was i
a hurry to go, and 1 was starting to
give him a swift punch when a detec
tive took hold of m.v arm and said
they couldn't have any scrap there
'cause the president's son could not
fight with common boys, and I asked
him who he called a common boy, and
then dad said we better go before war
broke out in a country that was illy
prepared for hostilities on a large
scale, and then I told a detective that
dad was liable to have one of his spell
and begin shooting any minute, and
then the detectives all thought dad
wns one of these president assassina
tloniits, and they took him into
room and searched him, and asked
him a whole lot of fool questions, and
they finally let us out, and told us w
bettsr skip the town before night. Dad
got kind of heavy-hearted over that
and took a notion he would like to see
ma again before crossing the briny
dt rp, so you will have the joy of seeing
your little angel again soon. This
wiaknessof dad's made me hot, for I'm
looking for a warm time in New York
and old Lunnon, but dad was obsti-
nate, so home we go for a little visit
before risking our precious lives in an
ocean palace car. So long.
What is Castoria.
ASTORIA is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Paregoric, Drops and
^ Soothing Syrups. It is pleasant. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor
other Narcotio substance. Its age is its guarantee. It destroys Worms and allays
Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colio. It relieves Teething Troubles,
cures Constipation and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the Stomach
and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. The children's Panacea—The
The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which has been in use for over
30 years, has borne the signature of Ohas. H. Fletcher, and has boen made under
his personal supervision since its infancy. Allow no one to deceive you in this.
All Counterfeits, Imitations and " Just-as-good " are but Experiments that trifle with
and endanger the health of Infants and Children—Experience against Experiment*
Letters from Prominent Physicians
addressed to Chas. H. Fletcher.
Dr. F. Oerald Blattner, of Buffalo, N. T., ssye: "Tour Csstorls la goofl tct
children and 1 frequently prescribe ltf always obtalulng the desired results."
Avoidable Prepare! ion for As -
Ung the Stomachs and Uowcis of
ness and Nesi.Contains neither
Opium Morphine nor Mineral.
Dr. Gustavo A. Elsengraeber, of fit. Paul, Minn., says: "I have used you I
Castoria repeatedly In my practice with good results, aud cau recommend It aft AS
excellent, mild and harmless remedy for children."
JiixAtiU Sails —
yfiv'tf Se*tf f
ih Gartoofuut Soda *
Tff/m JW -
Aperfect Remedy forConsllpfl-
llon. Sour Stomach,Diairtwca
Worms .Convulsions .feverish-
ness and Loss OF SLEEP.
Fac Simile Signature of
Dr. E5. J. Donuls, of St. Louis. Mo, says: "I hare used and prescribed ¥00J
Castoria in my sanitarium and outnlde practice for a number of years and find it tft
be au excellent remedy for children."
Pr. R. A. Buchanan, of rhllndtlphla. Pa , s«jr : "I fcnTC miJ jo'ir CaatorU III
the rase of uiy own baby and find It pleasant to take, and have obtained exceueai
results from Its use."
Pr J R Simpson, of rhlra*o, 111., n.v« : "I 1iit u e<1 your Cantorl* In ctMl
of colic In children and Iiotd found It the bout meoiclnt of Its kind on the market.
Dr. R. E Eskllrtaon, of Omaha, Neb sajs: "I find your r«ilorl to b«
standard family remedy. It li the beat thing for Infanta tnd children I bare «TM
kuown and 1 recommend It"
Dr. L. R. Robinson, of Kansaa City. Mo , gay* : "Tour raatorla certainly kii
merit la not Its aite. Ilf continued uae ty mothera through all theoe years, and tha
many attempts to Imitate It, sufllcltnt recommendation? What call a physician addi
I.eave it to the mothera."
Dr. Albert J Weaton. of Clsteland, O.. saya: "I haTO uael jour Caatoria It
my practice for the pnkt eighteen yeara with tho utmost auccsaa.
Pr Edwin F. Tardee, of New York City, saya: "For sereral T««ra I h«J
recommended your faatorla and shall always continue to do so, as It hua InvarlaOly
produced beneficial results."
Pr. N. n. Slier, of Brooklyn, N. Y , ears : "I object to what are called patent
medicines, where maker alone knows what Ingredients are put In them, out I kaow
tbs formula of your Castoria and advise Ita use.
GENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS
Bears the Signature of
EXACT COPY OF WRAPPER.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
In Ua« For Over 30 Years.
A dignified man's hat is seldom as largo
as he thinks it ought to be.—Chicago
Fal/or'n Home Bnlldep Corn.
fio named because 50 acres produced bo
heavily, that ita proceeds built a lovely
home. See Salzer's catalog. Yielded in
Ind. 157 bu., Ohio 100 bu., Tenn. 1U8 bu.f
and in Mich. 220 bu. per acre. You can
beat this record in 1905.
WHAT DO YOU TILINK OF THESIS YIELDS?
120 bu. Beardless Barley per acre.
310 bu. Ralzer's New National Oat.s per A.
80 bu. Salzer Speltz and Macaroni wheat.
1,000 bu. Peiliaree Potatoes per acre.
14 tons of rich Billion Dollar Gross Hav.
60,000 lbs. Victoria Rape for sheep—per A.
160.000 lbs. Teosinte. the fodder wonder.
64,000 lbs. Salter's Superior Fodder Corn
—rich, juicy fodder, per A.
Now such yields you can have in 1005,
if you will plant my seeds.
JUST SKJS'D THIS NOTICE AND lOO
in stamps to John A. Salzer Seed Co., La
Crosse. \Vi9.t and receive their ftreat cata-
log and lots of farm seed samples. [K. L.]
Innocence that is advertised usually
hides some iniquity.—Chicago Tribune.
The orders of General Health have been
disobeyed, when you feel under the weath-
er, weak, tired, irritable and suffer from
headache, constipation, biliousness, etc.
The only sure, *afe and permanent cure
for this condition is Dr. Caldwell's (laxa-
tive) Syrup Pepsin. It has a gentle ac-
tion all its own, superior to that of pills,
powder and cathartic waters. Try it.
Sold by all druggists at 50c and $1.00.
Money back if it fails.
Generosity too often consists of spend-
ing other people's money.—N. Y. Times.
To Cure a Cold In One Day
Take Laxative Broino Quinine Tablets. All
drujrcristBrefund tliemoney if itfailsto cure.
E. W. Grove's signature is on each box. 25c.
Man made money is better than a money
made man.—The Commoner.
I am sure Piso's Cure for Consumption
saved my life three vears ago—Mrs. Thos.
Robbine, Norwich, N. Y., Feb. 17. 1000.
It takes ladies aud gentlemen to creata
PAY TUITION AFTER
POSITION IS SECURED
PRACTICAL BUSINESS COLLEGE
lUnsK City, Ft. Scott. H. liuls tf OkUhsnii (It*.
will, without harlnt to fire note®, receive
an agreement allowing them to pay K\ KH i
CENT of tuition out of unlnry af,«r
MAIL COURSE FRKB.
If you are not ready to enter college now
you may take lesson# by mall, FKKK, un'll
reailT. which would eare cost of board, eto.
Draujihon's I*, li. ('• Co. bav 1)00.00capital,
17 Hunkers on of
chain of TW KNIT Colleges In THIRTICKN
States to bark o*ery claim It make*. Ba'ab-
llnhed 81XTKKN yeare. Cllpund aeud mis
[10,000Plants for 16c.
■Mtf. %rr.v; M w"
The Chinese alill make the best India
Por.ltlrelr cured by
theso Little Pills.
They lao rellore Dis-
tress trom Dyspepsia. In-
digestion and Too Hearty
Eating. A perfect rem-
edy (or Dizziness, Nausea,
Droiralnees, Bad Taste
In the llouth, Coated
Tongue, Pnln In tlie side,
TORPID LIVER. TUay
regulate tlie Bowels. Purely Vegetable.
smiiHLL swuiose, summit.
u to try ti
m cedented one..
For 16 Omni* Poatpafd
.lOOOB.rlj. afdluBtnaUUCaUbM** '
ISOOO ri e Juley Turnlpt,
SIMM) HUnebiKf C'Ury.
SOOO Mich ?
I j L«UD
1OO0 R*«r« Lu.cIom ifttdUhM,
1000 Gloriously MrillUal fUw*r«.
Above «eren packagpscontaln «uf!l-
clent need to ifrow fl,j000j>lant <. *4r"
nUliing buehcle of brilliant
flower* and lotijand lota of choice
catalog .tolling all about Fl<> wer«.
Roeet, timall Fruits, etc., * !(<>'
lOo in ntanipe and thle notice.
Dig 140 via ye catalog alone, 4o.
JOHN A. SALIiR IjED 00,
K L La Crosse*
SOUTHERN CONDITIONS AND
In no part of the United States has there been
such wonderful Commercial, Industrial aud
Agricultural development ss along the lines of
the Illinois Centralsnd the Yasoo & Mississippi
Valley Railroads iu the States of Tennessee,
Mississippi and Louisians. within the past ten
years. Cities and towns have doubled their pop-
ulstioti. 6plendid bua«ness blocks have been
erected. Farm lands have mors than doublad
in value. Hundreds of Industries have been
established snd as a result thers (• au unprece-
dented demand for
Day Laborsri, Skilled Workman,
and especially Farm Tenanta.
Gemiins Must Baar
Parties with small capital, seeking an oppor*
tunity to purchase a farm home ; farmers who
would prefer to reut for a couple of yesrs before
purchasing; and day laborers in fields or facto-
ries should address a postal Cajd to Mr. J. P.
Merry, Asst.General PissengerAgent,Dubuque,
Iowa, who will promptly mail printed matter
concerning the territory above described, and
give byccinc replies to all inquiries.
, SWEET POWDERS
1 FOR OHILDREN,
A CArtain Cure for PeeerSsbaess,
« Cositlpatlo "• H • *4®
IK Stomsels Trosblsi, TeatMsj
•m. «TT|V--'- *5-VjSD-V
I. OLMSTED, L«Roy, N.V.
NOTHING ELSE IS AS
GOOD AS THE BEST
IS THE BEST ClQAR
FOR 6 CENTS
THINGS WORTH KNOWING"
DUSTIN. Til. MUSK0KEE, I. T.
DALLAS, TEI. WACO. TEX.
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6ALVEST0N. TEX. SHAWNEE. 0. T.
Guthrie, o. t. so. blester, i. t.
HOUSTON, TEX. OKLAHOMA CITT, 0. t.
The Lm^i( Clll®. la
TEXAS, OKLAHOMA AND
Are nil Located on tks
KANSAS & TEXAS
P. S.—This is a reason why you should
travel andship ycur frelghtvli ThsKaty"
A NT 15
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Putlne I, In powtkr lorm to bf dioolvW In
water, aud U hi mow cleinaliif. Wlnf, nnsKUal
i>ij economical than liquid antiseptics foe all
TOILET AND WOMEN*• SPECIAL USB*
For sale at druggists, 80 cents a bos.
Trial Baa aad Book ot laatructloaa Praa.
Thi n. Paxt.n caaNWT ■ Baron, Maa*.
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