The Hennessey Clipper (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 10, 1910 Page: 2 of 8
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BUILDING THE mm GATES
THEY WILL BE LARGEST IN THE
There Will Be 46 Pairs 82 Feet High
65 Feet Wide and Seven
GONE TO COLLEGE
IMttsburg, Pa—The largest gates in
the world are being built in Pittsburg
for the Panama canal. Any one of
the 46 pairs will be as high as the
ustial six-story business building and
each will be 6o feet wide steel to
be used in their construction will
weigh 60,000 tons, or more than eight
times as much as was used to build
the Eiffel Tower in Paris
The cost will be $5,500,000 The
builders the McClifttic-Marshali Steel
Construction company, a half of
whose independent plant here has
been given over entirely to the gate
contract Of the 60,000 tons of steel
required the heavies single places
will weigh about 18 tons There will
be the base girders, which are seven
feet long and which, will be placed
much like the first floor girders of a
skyscraper. The series of girders
above them will range from three and
eight-tenths feet apart near the bot-
tom to five feet apart at the top, and
over the skeleton structure, forming a
sheathing, water tight armor plate will
be bolted, similar to the < lapboards on
a house. The thickness of the plates
Will range from an in !i ar m- base to
seven-sixteenths of an inch at the top
The weight of a single gate will be
about 600 tons, and the dimensions
are 77 to 82 feet high, 60 to 65 feet
wide aiid seven feet thick.
| HIGHER POSTAGE FOR MAGAZINES |
The Reading Matter Will Not 3«
Affected But Advertising Must
NOT KEPT PsCE WITH WORLD STILL SHOWING A DEICIT
Washington, I). C.—President Taft
I and Postmaster General Mitchcock
i reached an agreement on the recom-
mendations the president will make to
'ongrtss regarding a rhange in the
! second class postage rates as affecting
| magazines and other periodicals.
Mr. Tast wi:i recommend that tht
, magazine be required to pay the pres-
ent rate of 1 cent a pound on all read-
ing matter and a much higher rate, to
be determined later, on the advertis-
ing pages Each magazine will be re-
quired to send a copy of its current
issue to the postottice department each
week, or month, as the case may be.
There the publication will be dissent-
ed. the reading matter and the adver-
tising sections will be weighed sepa-
rately, and the amount of postage
computed by the number of magazines
OIL WAR CUTS THE PRICES
Products of the Standard are Being
Sold Cheaper Than Ever
Deserved the Shoes.
The weary wayfarer leaned over
the fence and watched the housewife
doing her chorea.
"Ah, lady," he said, tipping his hat,
"I used to be a professional humorist.
If 1 tell you a funny story will you
give me an old pair of shoes?"
"Well, that depends," responded the
busy housewife; "you must remember
that brevity Is the soul of wit."
"Yes, mum, I remember that, and
brevity is the sole on each of me
Take as much pains to forget what
we ought not to have learned as to
retain what we ought not to forget.
OTHER NATIONS HAVE PASSED
US IN MILITARY AERONAUTICS.
THEY GET TARIFF DUTIES NOW
When the Steamship Victoria Arrived
$39,794 Was Collected From Pas-
sengers on Dutiable Articles.
New York, X. Y. — Trans-Atlantic I
liners arriving Saturday and Sunday j
and Monday brought the snug sum of
$65,365 to the coffers of Uncle Sam
in the way of duties.
The steamship Kaiserin Augusie j
\ irtoria made a new record on her
last westward trip when 7!M was
collected from her passengers on duti-
able articles, which passed by a wide
margin the Oceanic's record of $30,UUli
Customs men attribute the increased
receipts in a large measure to the
rigid enforcement of the laws and the
attendant arrests and conviction of
PLANS FORTARGER BATTLESHIPS
Naval Experts Believe the Next Built
Should Be of at Least 29,000
Washington, IV C —Plan for big-
ger battle ships with heavier armor
will be presented to congress at the
lorthcotning session by Secretary
Meyer when the question of the naval
building program is taken up for con-
Naval experts have practically
agreed that the new type of ship—ol
which congress will be asked to au-
thorize the building of two—will be
larger and heavier than the L'7,000-ton
ships now under construction. The
tonnage limit will be increased to at
least 28,000 and probably 29,000 when
I he plans are matured.
Chi-f Signal Officer Says We Need at
Least 20 Aeroplanes for
Washington. D. C—Twenty aero-
planes at least are needed for the
I nited States government service,
fays Gen. .James Allen, chief signal
officer of the army, in his annual re-
'These aeroplanes should be on
regular practice at different points in
the country throughout the year,'' he
says. " They should be present on
camps of instruction for regular
troops and organized militia. Twenty
aeroplanes would provide but two for
each camp of instruction To operate
this number would require at least 20
specially trained officers as pilots In
addition to this each machine mugt
carry at least one observer, which, ex-
perience lias shown will require much
training and actual practice before the
usefulness of the heavier-than-air ma-
chine is attained."
General Allen deprecates the fact
that although the United States was
the first nation officially to recognize
the aeroplane for military purposes, it
has not kept pace with the world in
the development of military aero-
^ The aero equipment of the United
States army consists of one small
practice dirigible balloon, one Wright
aeroplane and throe small captive bal-
loons, says the general. The signal
corps has only one lieutenant and nine
enlisted men on duty in connection
With aeronautics and the chief signal
officer says, until the corps is in-
creased by congressional legislation
it will be impossible to furnish more
officers and men for the absolutely
necessary training demanded in air-
The National Government Spent $5,-
000,000 More Than it Received
\\ ashington, D. C.—The govern-
tnent's finances took a downward twist
during the last three days of October
and tricked the experts who had been
predicting a surplus for the month and
hoping for an even break at the worst.
Exclusive of the Panama canal
charges, the receipts for the month
were $'.5,266,441 and the expenditures
$58,560,323, which left a deficit in or-
dinary operations of $3,393,882. Add
to that sum the month's cost of the
work on the canal and $5,295,083
stands on the wrong side of the ledger.
The close of September had shown a
total surplus of more than $1,400,000
and It was the first time inthe present
fiscal year that the government took
in more than it paid out.
Kansas City, Missouri.—Because of
the nation-wide war which has been
started against independent oil com-
panies and small dealers by the
standard Oil company, oil is now be-
ing sold cheaper for tank wagon de-
livery than ever before in the history
of the country. This is the claim of
W ithin the past two weeks prices
on Illuminating oils have been forced
down by the Standard from 7 to 5V&
cents a gallon. This is the cheapest
that oil has ever sold for in Kansas
City. In Milwaukee and Chicago the
price is the same as here and in
Minneapolis and St Paul consumers
are paying 6 cents a gallon At this
time of jjear the price has never been
below 7',£ cents.
FIRST AMERICAN AIRSHIP LINE
It Has Been Organized at Cleveland to
Operate Between That City
Cleveland, Ohio.—The first air-
ship line in the United States is going
to be organized between this city and
Hetroit by the Detroit & Cleveland
Aero company, composed of the offi-
cials of the Detroit & Cleveland
Steamship company. This fact be-
came known through the formation of
, the aero company. The new airship
j line, will be put in operation as -soon
I as possible. The distance from De-
troit to Cleveland is between 120 and
125 miles as the crow flies, although
the steamer route is much longer ow-
ing to the roundabout course which
has to be taken.
READY FOR AERIAL WARFARE
Germany Has Ordered 40 Monoplanes
and Six Aerial Guns Mounted
on Motor Cars.
THE RAILROAD DEATH LIST
During the Past Year They Killed 3,
804 and Injured 82,374 Persons
in the United States.
POOR TRADE FOR STEEL MILLS
October Trade in Steel Smallest of
Year Railroads Bought Many
Rails and Cars.
Washington, D ('—Killed 3,804
This Is the casualty record of the
railroads in the United States for the
year ended June 30 last, according to
I he Interstate Commerce commission.
Ii is an increase of 1,013 in the num-
ber Killed and 18,454 in the number
injured over the previous year's fig-
Appeal From "Grandfather" Decision.
Guthrie, Oklahoma.—An appeal to
the I nited States supreme court was
filed by John II liuford and .lohn De-
vereaux, from the recent decision of
the supreme court of Oklahoma hold
ing the ' grandfather" amendment to ,
lie eons:itution valid and constitu-
Public Ownership Yields a Profit.
Washington, Ii C —Sweden's gov-
ernment owned telegraph and tele-
phone system*, with the low rates
charged, netted the country $192,000
in 190:', according to K. n. Winslow,
United state* eonaul general at Stock-
>11. The receipts amounted to $I5S,-
'1 ' ■ while the cost of maintenance
A Cotton Exposition in Waco.
Waco. Texas.—The cotton exposi-
tion will be opened here November
5, to continue for Ifi days. The staple
in its different stages from the time
it is picked until it is manufactured,
together w lih col ton products and fhe
machinery used in raising and nianu.
facturing it will be exhibited.
The "Dirt Track King" Killed.
Hlanta, Georgia—A1 Livingstone, 1
known to enthusiasts of the automo-
bile racing game as the "dirt track '
king" died in a hospital here ub the
result of injuries received at the At-
lanta Motor speedway.
So Peary Must Go to Work.
V. ashington, D. C —Capt. Robe rt «
K. I'eary. the Arctic explorer, will re- !
turn to active duty in the navy depart- i
ment November 9 as an engineer cx-
pen for the depart nicut of jusiiee in
cases before the court of claims.
New York. N. Y.—The steel trade
went through the last week of October
at low tide. New business of the
United State Steel Corporation was
less than 50 per cent and of the Inde-
pendent companies about 60 per cent
of capacity, but specifications were
larger, permitting the majority of the
| mills to operate at 10 per cent to 20
j per cent increased rate. The railroads
i ordered ten thousand tons of rail and
fourteen hundred cars.
WOMEN HOBBLED AND BLINDED
Memphis Chief of Police Finds Society
Women Fall Easy Prey to
Memphis, Tennessee.-—So many so- .
elety women in Memphis have been
held up and robbed recently that Chief
of Police W C. Davis issued a request |
to women to discard hobble skirts so
they can run and protect themselves
trom thieves. He declares women
with hobble skirts and basket hats are
at tlie mercy of purse snatchers, who
can easily sneak upon tlieni and com-
Lists of All Wireless Stations.
Washington, I). C.—- With the pub-
lication of the government's wireless
telegraph directory, just out, 1,520 sta-
tions, shore stations and ships, are
listed These do not Include the war
ships of foreign governments nor the
hundreds of stations operated by
THE GOVERNMENT USED TYPE
The Nation's Printing Office Set 1,963,-
899,000 Ems—More Than
\\ ashington, D. C.—Some idea of
J I he amount of work that is done in the
1 government printing office annually is
gained from the figures just completed
| for the type composition for last year.
More than 3,000 tons of type metal
were used in making J,963,899,000 ems
of type of every description. If the
individual lines of type were placed
end to end they would cover a dis-
tance of 31,000 miles, or more than one
and one-fifth times the circumference
of the earth.
BONNER CEMENT PLANT SOLD
New Company Paid $30,000 When the
Property Was Put up at Auction
by the Receiver.
Kansas, City, Kansas. — The big
Bonner Springs cement plant is now-
back in the hands of the men and
women whose money built it.
Several hundred men and women
who invested in the common stock of
the Bonner Portland Cement company,
the failed company, bought the plant
and the entire works when they were
put up at auction by Henry McCrew,
the federal receiver. The price of
1800,000, fixed by Judge Pollock, whlcb
was to cover all liabilities except the
company stock, was the purchase
London, Eng.—A fleet of 40 mono-
planes has been ordered to be com-
pletely finished by early spring for the
German war office,
At the same time six serial guns
have been ordered from Krupp's each
to be mounted on a 60-horse power
motor car. These guns will shoot a
sort of bursting shrapnel to any height
up to 12.000 feet and the detoning
force is to be sufficient to wreck or
capsize any aerial machine yet con-
st runted ir the charge explodes within
1O0 feet of it. The schells will leave
fhe trail of smoke showing the track
they have taken so that it will not be
difficult to correct the range im-
The guns can fire 24-eight pound
shells per minute.
('AVE 10,00<TACRES7OR A PARK
Mrs. Harriman Transfers to State of
New York Part of Arden
Newburgh, New York.—In accord-
ance with the plan outlined by her
husband, the late E. H. Harriman,
Mrs. Mary W Harriman gave to the
state of New York 10,000 ucres of
land, a part of the Arden estate, to be
incorporated in the Interstate Pal-
At the same time a gife of $1,000,000
I was made by Mrs. Harriman for the
• development of the park and the
preserve was further increased by the
| tranfer to the park commission of
700 acres which had been intended
| for the new state prison on Bear
i Mountain, but which by act of the
I last legislature was ceded to the park.
CUDAHY SEES CHEAPER MEAT
The Milwaukee Packer Predicts Drop
of 25 Per Cent in Prices of Pork
in the Next Year.
New \ork, X. Y,—In the opinion
! of Patrick Cudahy there will be a
drop of ten per cent in the price of
beef and 25 per cent in the price of
pork within the next year. Mr. Cudahy
I is a meat packer of Milwaukee but is
: not connected with fhe Chicago firm
3f his name though lie belongs to the
j same family.
He finds basis for his opinion in the
| abundant corn crop. For several
i years farmers have found it more
iirofltable to ?ell their grain than to
! feed it.
A Good Safe Saved $28,000.
Canal Dover, Ohio.—Kobbers broke
Into the State bank at Bolivar,
eight miles northeast of here, and at-
tempted to blow the s:ii',', containing
$28,000. They failed because their
stock of nitroglycerin was too small.
Robbers Overlooked the Cash. i
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma- Cracks
men blew the safe at llie Traders i
store here and evidently were fright-
Eight Killed by Tribesmen.
Washington, I> ('.—Eight Chris-
tians, one an American, and two Chi-
nese have been killed and much prop-
erty belonging to foreigners has been
destroyed by the rebellious Manobos
tribesmen in the Philippines, accord-
ing to a report from Brig. Gen. Persh- I
ing of the war depart men'
Election Board Ruling Final.
Guthrie, Ok.—The supreme court
by a three to two vote decided that
there can in- no appeal frftm tin. de-
rision of the sinte election board and '
that it is not subject to certiorari and
In Memory of Dollivcr.
Fort I>odge, Iowa.—Citizens of this
city have started a movement to erect
| a memorial to the late Senator
Jonathan P. Dolllver. Two of the
J wealthiest men in the city have of-
fered to give 100 acres of land along
the Dps Moines river to be named
Dollivcr park. It is also planned to
erect a shaft here.
I Editor of North American Arrested.
I Philadelphia, Pa — E. A. Nan Valken-
berg, editor of fhe Philadelphia North
| American, was arrested because of an
ened away before they had finished j accusation that he had printed against
their job They left $1,000 In cash in .lohn K Tenor, Republican candidate
the safe and $2,000 in a nearby vault. | for governor of Pennsylvania
Great Northern Made Largest Gafn.
St. Paul, Minnesota.—The 21st an-
nual report of tbe Great Northers
railway says that the improvement ia
conditions durihg the fiscal year end-
ing June 30, last, resulted "in the larg-
est earnings for one year ever report-
ed by the company."
Closing Te/inessee Saloons.
Memphis, Tennessee—Saloons all
over till' state are being closed on
the authority or a restraining order >
Issued against them by l ulled Siatei
District Judge John E McCall.
AWFUL BURNING ITCH CURED
IN A DAY
"In the middle of the night of March
30th I woke up with a burning itch in j
my two hands and I felt as if I could
pull them apart. In the morning the
Itching had gone to my chest and dur- !
ing that day it spread all over my '
body. I was red and raw from the top [
of my head to the soles of my feet and |
I was In continual agony from the j
Itching. I could neither lie down nor
sit up. I happened to see about CutI- |
cura Remedies, and I thought I would }
give them a trial. I took a good bath I
with the Cuticura Soap and used the '
Cuticura Ointment. I put it on from j
my head down to my feet and then !
went to bed. On the first of April I
felt like a new man. The itching was j
almost gone. I continued with the j
Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment j
and during that day the itching com-
pletely left me. Prank Grldley, 325
East 43rd Street. New York City, Apr.
27, 1909." Cuticura Remedies are sold
throughout the world; Potter Drug &
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To many women It is as good as a
trip away from home.
When you are tired out and your
nerves are on edge, try going off by
yourself and losing yourself in some
good story. You will, In nine cases
out of ten, come back rested and In-
One woman who has passed serene-
ly through many years of hard work
and worry that go with the managing
of a house and bringing up of a large
family of children, said that she con-
sidered it the duty of every busy
housekeeper to read a certain amount
of "trash," light fiction, for the rest
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To the thousands of
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Bowels, and who there-
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time, we want to urge
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you and bring about an
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"Kin by Marriage."
A caller was talking to a small Har-
Jem girl who Is extravagantly fond of
her mother. She likes he' father
well enough, but he is far from be-
ing first in her affections. The call-
er, knowing the situatio-., asked the
child why she didn't Vive her father
as Hhe did her "lother.
"Oh- -ou see," she explained, loftily,
"Tie 1b only kin to us by marriage."
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