The Hennessey Clipper (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 26, 1915 Page: 3 of 10
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inlrtnt do It,
ter than to
,ck you over
had the best
hen. I'm in
k you like a
pd his handt
to return to
with that im-
Ising slowly to-
es were level
e get to Singa-
you for that
when we reach,
get out. Them
ne today, thank
t he threw off
was one of the
fighters in th
want to mess,
out I'll cut your
get to port."
age. "I'll bring
lways carry it."
not a glance in
gton stepped to>
list grinning it
3 the starch out
Always had that
Wants folks to
Craig. "No use
but he's not a
bait. I'm no kit-
scrapping; but I
mix things with,
le man who had
g was still vivid,
id as a terrier
ow. And with a
his clothes, he'll
1. Craig frowned
ldfall. "Let's go
tel in Singapore
there to await
ggage, an impos-
and boxes and
[own to the Amer-
had its offices in
and stood si-
... up. She was
in the pugree of
e touch of color.
The consul gen-
His kindly face
iression of indul-
he cried, seizing
I am glad to
what a beau-
turned out to be!
He pushed her
well! When I
memory you hate!
my first ball ^JU
I'll use it I'
rived Just in time,
dinner to the con-
tonight. You see.
India in town
him, too. Your
l're the most im-
lot, though Colo-
the same boat.
OKUHOHA MEWS NOTES
SHADOWS OF COMING EVENTS.
Aug.30-31, Schools land sale. Alva.
Sept. l-io, School land sale. Cherokee.
Sept. 11-22, School laud sale, Kntd.
Sept. 22-Oct. 7, School lal.d sale, Med-
Oct. 9-12, School land Bale, Newkirk.
Oct. lfc-16, School land sale. Perry.
Nov. 25-27—Slate fclaucailoual Associa-
tion, Oklahoma City.
Fairs, Picnics and Carnivals.
Auk, 31-Sept. 4—Eighth annual reunion,
Boutnwestern Blue and Gray Association,
Sept. 1-3, Pontotoc County Fair, Ada.
Sept. 7-9, Binger Fair.
Sept. 7-10, Kingfisher County Fair,
Sept. 8-li, ureer County Fair, Mangum.
Sept. *-10, Johnston County Fair, Tish-
Sept. 14-15, Woodward County Fair,
Sept 14-17, Pittsburg County Fair, Mc-
Sept. 14-17, Cimarron Valley Fair, Guth-
Sept. 14-17—Rogers County Fair, Clare-
Sept. 15-18, Bryan County Fair, Durant.
Sept. 15-17, Tulsa County Fair, Tulsa.
Sept. 15-18, The Sterling Fair, Ster-
Sept. 16, Cherokee Celebration. Perry.
Sept. 16-17, Harmon County Fair, Hol-
Sept. 16-17, Kiowa County Fair. Hobart.
Sert. 16-18, Cleveland County Fair, Nor-
Sept. 16-18, Jackson County Fair, Altus.
Sept. 16-18. Lincoln County Fair, |
, Sept. 16-18, Washita County Fair, Cor-
OKLAHOMA MUFAll FOR rttV, 1315
17-18, Tillman County Fair. Fred-
Sept. lf-18, Coal County Fair. Coalgate.
Sept. 17-18, Marshall County Fair, Ma-
Sept. 18-21, Creek County Fair, Sapulpa.
Sept. 20-22, Atoka Countv Fair, Atoka.
Sept. 21-22, Pottawatomie County Fair.
Sept. 21-23, Peanut carnival. Duncan.
Sept. 21-24, Pawnee County Fair, Hal-
, Sept. 21-24, Beckham County Fair, Elk
Sept. 22-24, Canadian County Fair, El
Sept. 22-25, Kiamichi Valley Fair, Tali-
Sept. 25. Football, State University vs.
Sept. 25-Ctfc. 2. State Fair, Oklahoma
Sept. 27, Old Soldiers* Pay, State Fair.
Sept. 27. Inriiann Day. State Fair.
Sept. 27, Fraternal Day, State Fair.
Sept. 28, Kentucky Day, State Fair.
Oct. 1, Missouri Day. State Fair.
Oct. 1, Press Day, State Fair.
Oct. 4-9, New-State Fair. Muskogee.
Oct. 5-0, Caddo County Fair, anadarko.
De<\ 27-Jan. 1. Eastern Oklahoma Poul-
try Show. Tulsa.
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Scal«of5hadesj 1 OU2™hoE^2to3inch«B^J!a4inchtsE34t||5inch"ljil()ytr5mchf«
The average precipitation for the State of Oklahoma for the month of
July 1915 as determined from the records of 78 reporting stations.was 2.9-
inches which is 0.3:1 inches less than normal Heavener, Le Flore Count), re-
ported the lightest rainfall for the month. 0.07 inch. The greatest amount,
Inchei"'^^O^Se^e^n normal. Heavener, LeFlore Coutny. re-
Prizes Attract Youth of State.
Premiums amounting to approxi-
mately $ 18.50C will be awarded this
fall to winninj members of the Rova
'and Girls club*, contests in Oklahoma.
I These clubs embrace corn, kafir, cot-
ton. pis. canning, poultry, bread—sev-
en in all and are under the direction
of the boys and girls' clubs depart-
DESERT AUTO IS NO CAMELT
These Men Forget to Provide Water
for Their Desert Ride and
Failure to think about evaporation
in an automobile radiator brought
death to one man and frightful tor-
tures to two others, who arrived in
Los Angeles from the desert and told
of their sufferings. The trio—Jam^s
S. Itoche and John H. Welsh, attor-
neys, and James G. Clarke, a real es-
tate dealer—left here Sunday in an j
automobile for El Centro, in the im-
Monday morning the car stopped in
the sand. The radiator was empty and
they had no water. Hoche and Welsh
started after a mirage which they be-
lieved was the Salton sea. Clarke
waited a day. and then, believing
them dead, made his way to Mineral
Springs, where he was resuscitated
after falling himself in a faint and or-
ganized a rescue party. They found
Roche unconscious and Welsh dead.
Roche said they drank lubricating oil.
With Cuticura Soap Is Most Comfort-
ing and Beneficial. Trial Free.
of roofing and building papers. i ne rinai cosr i wnai
counts and you'll find it cheaper io the long run to buy
(Slat• Surf act J)
These shingle* are surfaced with
genuine red or green crushed slate,
making a roost artistic and durable
roof covering. Guaranteed 10 years.
STATE'S ANNIVERSARY SELECT- •
ment of the State A. & M. college.
ED AS DATE OF CEREMONIES
AT NEW CAPITAL.
State and nation join in this work,
the United States department of agri-
culture co-oierating with the state
school through its extension division.
°f this large total of premiums
MASONS CONDUCT EXERCISES about IIO.OOO will he awarded through
| the county fairs. These premiums are
Contract With the Stewart Company
Finally Signed and Active Work
Will Be Pushed From
offered in the separate counties and
are open only to club members resid-
ing in the county. State prizes total
$8,570. These prizes are awarded
through the state fair associations and
are open to club menfbers from any
. part of the state.
Oklahoma City.—November 16, lJio, I( doubtful if any state in the un-
ion can show a larger premium list
than Oklahoma. The club work is
firmly organized in this state and is
believed to be outstrippiing Georgia
and other states that were pioneers in
Caddo county has approximately
60,000 acres of corn this year.
Mrs. Lizzie Snyder of El Reno, while
on the way from Okeene to Enid, died
on a Hock Island train.
An election has been called at We-
leetka to vote $37,000 in bonds for a
sanitary sewer system.
Citizens «f the Crusher school dis-
trict In Murray County have purchased
a home for their teacher.
Henry Starr has arrived at McAles-
ter to begin his 25 year term for rob-
bing the banks of Stroud.
Requests of the Oklahoma county
excise beard that the valuation of the
county property be reduced $1,750,000
was turned down by the state board of
Rev. C. Stubblefield. who has been
pastor of the First Baptist church at
Ada for the last seven years, has re-
signed his charge and accepted work
with the Baptist university at Shaw-
A reward of $1,000 is being raised at
Muskogee lo stimulate detection, ar-
rest and conviction of the hatchet
liend who is charged with a number of
murders in Muskogee. The unknown
murdernr, whose latest victim wes ffm.
p. Province, has so far exadef: detec-
tion and the community has become
terror-stricken to the extent that \ ery
few persons venture out upon the
streets of Muskogee unless they have
urgent business to be attended.
The will of L. F. Lee. prominent
contractor, builder and citizen of Ok-
lahoma City, who died July 23 as the
result of an operation for appendicitis,
was probated in the county court. The
estate is valued at about $40,000.
Governor Williams has offered a re-
ward of $200 for the arrest and convic-
tion of the murderer of W. B. Province
at Muskogee. Province is believed to
have been killed by a homicidal fiend
who has used a rusty hatchet in sev-
eral crimes of this kind.
E. B. Howard, state auditor, has sig-
nified his intention to attend the con-
vention of abstractors of Oklahoma to
be held at McAlester Auggust 26-28. It
Is expected 200 title men from over the
state will be present. T. P. Keator,
editor of the Chicago Financial Jour-
nal, and I). L. Stoner, of Kansas City,
will be among the speakers.
The British steamship West Wales,
laden with approximately 235,000 bush-
els of wheat, sailed for Rio de Janeiro.
This is the first cargo of wheat to be
sent to Brazil this season.
Three school land appraisers have
commenced work in Tillman county
appraising the school lands prelimin-
ary to the sale of the lands by the
school land commission in December.
"I never saw such fine corn and kafir
as is growing in the southern Okla-
homa counties this year," said W. D.
Matthews, state commissioner of char-
ities. "In Jefferson county and around
Lawton are the crops especially prom-
ising. The cotton also has a bright
outlook for this time of the year and
we of the best yields for many years."
the eighth anniversary of Oklahoma s
admission to statehood, was selected
as the date tor the laying of the cor-
ner stone of the state caoitol at a meet-
ing of the capitol building commission.
The ceremonies appropriate for the oc- ^jle ciui) movement.
casion will be under the direction of A(| Arg EnthusIasts.
the Oklahoma Grand lodge ot' the Ma- T]iere are 12,500 boys and girls en-
sons, assisted by the special citizen's rolled ,n the varj0Us ciubs. Every one
Especially if preceded by touches
of Cuticura Ointment to spots of dan-
druff and itching on the scalp skin.
These supercreamy emollients meet
every skin want as well as every
toilet and nursery want in caring for
the skin, scalp, hair and hands.
Sample each free by mail with Book.
Address postcard, Cuticura, Dept. XY,
Boston. Sold everywhere.—Adv.
The exportation of orchids from the
Philippine islands is interesting. In
March, 1914, 10,000 plants were con-
signed to a San Francisco firm and
arrived in excellent condition. Dur-
ing May 5,000 plants were shipped
to the same firm. The consignments
Included four varieties — Sollerlans,
Amabiles, Studianas and Sauderians.
Nothing to Be Said.
Judge—You admit, then, that you
stole the loaf of bread?
Woman Prisoner—Yes, your honor.
Judge—What have you to say for
Woman—Nothing, your honor. If it
was lace or jewelry, I might plead
kleptomania, but we can't try that
when it's bread.
Thii tooling is the highct quality pouihle
to make and it is guannteed 5, 10 or 15
year., for I, 2 or J ply reipectively. W hen
once laid Certain-teed musl remain
intact «t leatt lor the period ol the guar-
entee and the guarantee is a definite in-
surance against all roofing trouble..
For tale by dealera everywhere at reatonable pric..
General Roofing Manufacturing Company
largest manufacturers of Roofing atui Building Papers
Now York City Chicago Ph.Udelph,. St. Louis Bo.ton Cleveland PmAurgh
Detroit SanFrancuco Cincinnati Minneapolis K«ti« City
Seattle Atlanta Houston London Hamburg Sydney
We Have Confidence in our Salesmen
So will you when you ship to us. know them, and see their work. They
handle each shipment to get YOU the most money, giving you the
benefit of their experience and Judgment We employ the ItK8T sales-
men. ami the 11 V.ST yardmen, who give .:irerulmentlori 1to aliipmeiits.
TROWER, CHASE & McCOUN LICOM. !CO.K
LIVE STOCK LIXCUANGE. KANSAS CITY. Mu.
When you meet a self-made man he
always wants to tell you all about the
Wash dar is unile day if you use R<*d
Cross Hall Illue, American nude, therefore
the beat made. Adv.
The United States produces more
talc and soapstone than all of the rest
of the world combined.
If there is anything more misleading
than the average guaranty, we would
glady give up a nickel to see a mov-
ing picture of it.
provisional capitol building commit- )hege members is actively partici
tee. patirTg in the contests. Due to the
It is probable plans will begin iinme- heavy rains of this spring and sum-
diately for arranging the program in mel.( many of the boys in the Corn,
order that everything will be complet- Kafir an(j cotton clubs have had to
ed well in advance of the date of the piant their plots several times. How-
ceremonies. ever, few of them have dropped out
The commission approved the bond of the race because their ground has
of James Stewart and Company, the been flooded or for any other reason,
contractors, for $1,258,500. The bond Among the most valuable of the
was made by the United States Fidelity prizes offered are the five cash schol-
and Guaranty Company. The bond is arships, worth $160 each, in the State
conditioned on the faithful perform-j A. & M. college, which the Oklahoma
ance of the contract, payment of the state Bankers' Association is offering,
claims of material, men, sub-contract- j One scholarship will be awarded in
ors and laborers. With the approval each of the five banking groups of the
of the bond the contract between the state. These prizes will be awarded
state and the construction company I to the boy or girl in each district that
for the erection of the capitol became scores the greatest number of points
ere v .--. in any one of the cotton, grain or can-
absolute and binding. *t was the las!n|ng clubs
detail to be completed before the con- i Wj|| ghow at sute Fair
tractors assumed full and complete state board of agriculture has
charge of tne work on the building. appropriated $2,260 to cover 532 schol-
arships at the State Fair school, held
.. . o c... i annually at the State Fair at Oklaho-
Fatrs Mus e ma city. An equal sum has been ap-
When any county in Oklahoma <ie- ipropriated to cover 532 scholarships at
sides to give a free fair and adver- parmers' short course at the A. &
Uses it as a free fair, under the M conese at stillwater next January,
naw law passed by the last legis T[le board of agriculture has also ap-
lature, it must be just as advertised jpr0priated $400 for four cash scholar-
absolutely free. No admission must sllipS in the A. & M. college, value
be charged to the grounds. j $100 each.
This is indicated by an opinion from I The State Fair Association at Okla-
the attornev general' s office to E. C.jhoma City has offered prizes aggregat-
. e, jr.. J59.j, the Cottonseed Crushers as
Hall, countj a orne> o ■ sociation has offered cash prizes and
county. It is proposed to hold a fret scholarships worth 2?5, the Oklalio-
county fair at Blair, and at the samejma farmer has offered cash and other
time there will be races and a horse prjzes worth $225, and the Midland
show. The county attorney wanted to valley Railway Company has offered
know it this could be doe, if no ad- j cash prizes to the extent of $200. Sen-
know it this could be done, if no ad ator Robert L. Owen has offered a
grounds, and admission charged lo;silver loving cup valued at $50. Va-
the grand stand to see the horse show irious packing houses, seed houses,
and races. He was told that it could j breeders' associations and individuals
be done, but that no admission must be | have offered prizes ranging from $10
charged to the fair grounds. to $50.
A Big Payment To Counties.
— j Within the next two weeks, accord-
According to an opinion given Wed-!lng to tbe statement of State Treas-
nesday by the attorney general's of-jurer \y l Alexander, the state funds
flee to President Frank M. Gault of j wln be depleted to the amount of
the state board of agriculture, the | $700,000. About $500,000 of this
state veterinarian has authority to kill | amount will be dispensed from the
diseased dairy cattle under an act of state school land fund
the last legislature.
The use of the term "livestock" as Will Try To Lease Oil Property,
used in the act. the attorney general1 Another attempt will be made to
holds, is sufficiently broad to include1 lease the slates ( imarron riwer bed
In that new banana which Burbank
has evolved the skiddv skin is emit-
ted. This may be a gain for the
banana and the public, hut it's a pain-
ful loss lor the professional funmaker.
—Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"How did you know that man was
a sporting fellow?"
"Because when I trod on his corns
he let out a regular football yell."
It was a Kansas woman, of course,
who traded the family refrigerator for
a pair of roller skates. A Kansas man
would have dickered for a different
kind of skate.
"I see where they have a little Thim-
ble theater in New York. What kind
of plays have they?"
Oh, I dare say, they are sew, sew."
"The fag system is obsolete in
schools now. isn't it?"
"Yes, except the brain fag."
"The first time Cholly took his auto
out it turned turtle."
"No wonder; he's such a lobster."
The safest marriages are declared
by a statistician to be those contract-
ed with men under twenty-four or
more than thirty-four years of age."
Patience—Is she jealous of her hus-
Patrice—Is she? Say. she's Jealous
if he finds a hair in the butter that
Another Little Bedtime Story.
"Good gracious!" cried Peter Rab-
bit," what is the cause of that uproar
going on up in the air? There! That
was the S. O. S. call! Somebody must
be In trouble, and—"
"Oh, that is old Doc Stork," replied
Sammy Jay. "He is carrying twins to
the wildcat's house, and the dear lit-
tle strangers do not wish to go."—
Kansas City Star.
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Carlyle's Good Nature.
As to the democratic servant biog-
raphess? One of Carlyle's servants,
Jessie, who on marrying became Mrs.
Uroadfoot, has left a very favorable
impression of her old master, says the
"I could have lived with him all my
days," she says, "and it always makes
me angry when 1 read, as I sometimes
do, that he was bad tempered. He was
the very reverse, in my opinion. I
never would have left him when I did
j if I had not been going to get mar-
j t ied. I took great pride in attending
I on him and studying all his wants and
I "It was one of my duties to rush
out and move on all street organs and
things of that kind. Many a time in
the morning, before he rose, I used to
fill his pipe, the short clay he used in
his bedroom, for him, and strike the
match to light It. 1 always cut up his
tobacco (he bought It in flat cakes),
and kept his tin box regularly sup-
plied. He was always so grateful for
these little services."
Something Just as Good.
"Let's get up a piscatorial excur-
•Why not have Just a good old fish-
It matters but little what you thinfc
of a man provided you do not think,
The best throw one can make witli
dice is to throw them away.
State May Kill Diseased Stock
Bully Good—Breakfast, Lunch or Supper
Ready to eat direct from package with
cream and sugar—sometimes add fruit
A genuine treat that meets favor
with guests and home folks.
dairy cattle. The act was passed at
the time the hoof and mouth disease
threatened disastrous results to live-
stock in Oklahoma. No stock is ex-
cepted from the provisions of the act
and, in the opinion of the attorney
general, it was the intention of the
and Paden oil property according
Secretary George A. Smith of the
school land commission who an-
nounced that more bids shortly will be
advertised for. When the leases in
question were offered two weeks ago
only four bidders appeared, and just
general, it was me luieuuuu ui mo 1 ■ ■ ■ -
legislature that its provisions should j three out of about thirty tracts of land
include all livestock. | "secretary' Smith declared that the
Escaped Prisoner Returns. land commissioners have determined
On his way back to the state re-|0n this action as the result of a num-
formatory at Kranite to finish a ten- j her of requests from oil producers, who
year sentence for highway robbery,' promised to present bids on many more
unaccompanied by officers and going pieces of property if the leases were
of his own free will to again take his again offered. When the-ae lands were
place behind the bars, Charlie Pat-: offered before there was a great deal of
ton, a negro, 22 years old. stopped off | disappointment among oil operators
in Oklahoma City to tell Governor R. j because the Paden well turned out to
L. Williams why he escaped and why lie anything but a success. Announce-
he is returning. Patton was reported ment that the field would be tested still
missing from Granite on the morning j more, however, made many desire to
on Julv 3, no trace of him could j get possession of property there in or-
ie found. He had gone to St. Louis to j der to have it in the event a strike Is
visit hl aged mother. [made.
Sold by Grocers
>a by eating
n proven! the
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