Pauls Valley Sentinel (Pauls Valley, Indian Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 6, 1905 Page: 4 of 16
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Pauls Valley Sentimel
NEW STATE NEWS
Bob Lee, a Muskogee cab driver, ts
said to have fallen heir to a fortune
of two million dollars, left by an
Canadian county farmers are or-
ganizing to fight the grain trust. Ele-
vators will be built at a number of
stations in the county and independ-
ent buyers will be put in charge.
An oil company at Blackwell struck
ft new flow of gas equal to 2,000,000
cubic feet a day at a depth of 800 feet.
This is the strongest flow of gas that
has been found in this part of the
The new jail of the northern dis-
trict, located at Vinita, has been com-
pleted and last week the prisoners
were removed from the old to the
The buildings of Kendall college at
Muskogee may be removed from their
present location to make room for n
residential section of the city.
Charles Leach has been appointed
'official surveyor for the Osage Indian
agency, and will locate allotments
and oil and gas leases.
J. W. Harvey, a well-to-do merchant
at Shawnee, has disappeared and
there is considerable speculation as
to his present whereabouts. His rel-
atives believe he went to St. Louis,
but the police are Inclined to think
that his disappearance is duo to foul
The meeting of the Oklahoma board
of railroad assessors, composed of
the governor, attorney general and
auditor, scheduled to have taken place
last week, was postponed on account
of a large number of reports not be-
ing received. It Is not definitely
'known when this board will sit, as it
'.depends upon the promptness of tho
assessors in sending in their returns
George Hardin, an actor, has been
acquitted of the charge of murder bjf
an Oklahoma Jury. A year ago the
accused and another performer be.
came engaged in a fight and the lattel
died from wounds received.
He lived well who could die when
The body of Tom Lyday, an agetj
carpenter, was found in the Canadian
(river near Shawnee. The clothing
[contained considerable money and
i identification was bad through cards
jon the body. Lyday had been miss,
ing a month.
The South McAlester lodge of Moi
ern Woodmen has been awarded the
silk banner, emblematic of the larg-
est lodgo in the territory. The ban-
ner is awarded each year to the lodgo
having th® largest membership on
"Tennessee," a negro deputy mar-
shal, was shot and killed at Oktaha at
a negro dance while trying to arrest
Walter Wood, a white man, who was
looking on. It is said that the shoot-
ing was done by "Uncle" John B.
Price, a friend of Wood, who tried to
interfere with the arrest. Wood was
arrested but Price Is still at large.
Good fame getB it* proper sple-uor
Ux the midst of difficulties.
To love is the delight of youth, the
fault of an old man.
The evils which always follow after
fndigestlon. biliousness or constipa-
tion will give no quarter. Better fight
thein to a finish with Dr. Caldwell's
(laxative) Syrup Pepsin. It is a
weapon against these dangerous dis-
eases, which will give you quick re-
lief and permanent cure. Sold by all
druggists at 50c and $1.00. Money
back if it fails.
An intemperate patient makes an
When Your Grocer Say#
he does not have Defiance Starch, you
may be sure he Is afraid to keep it un-
til his stock of 12 oz. packages are
sold. Defiance Starch is not only bet-
ter than any other Cold Water Starch,
but contains 16 oz. to the package and
sells for same money as 12 oz. brands.
It's the shadow of suspicion that
throws many a man in the shade.
SENATOR A GOOD FRIEND.
Amos Holman, a lad twelve years
old, was arrested for entering the
Belt Grocery at Shawnee and steal-
ling a small amount of money from
,the cash register. The youth secured
■an entrance by scraping the putty
from one of the window lights and re-
moving the glass, crawled through
,the opening. Ila was given thirty
days la Jail,
To the housewife who has not yet
become acquainted with the new things
of everyday use in the market and
who is reasonably «atisfied with the
old. we would suggest that a trial of
Defiance Cold Water Starch be made
at once. Not alone because it is guar-
anteed by the manufacturers to be su-
perior to any other brand, but becaus*.
each 10c package contains 16 ozs.,
while all the other kinds contain but
12 ozs. It is safe to say that the lady
who once uses Defiance Starch will use
no other. Quality and quantity must
We trust that somehow good will
be the final goal of ill.—Tennyson.
It's a Rub
When any one has the itch, and a
scratch till that great and only infal-
lible remedy Is applied—Hunt's Cure.
It Is absolutely guaranteed to cure
uny form of itch that ever happened,
and it does it. After the first applica-
tion you are easy and one box cures.
His Beer Capacity Ruined
Louis Gurber, a Philadelphia mus-
ician. sued a street railway company
for injuries sustained through the de-
railing of a car. He wanted $5,000.
On the stand he declared that pre-
vious to his injury he was able to
drink fifty or sixty glasses! of beer a
day. but that now the best he could
do is less than twenty. The court In"
quired gravely: "Would that be
claimed as an element of damage?"
Gurber's counsel thought it ought to
be, and apparently the jury thought
so, too, for the plaintiff was given a
verdict of $1,000 on account of hi
Every housekeeper should know
that if they will buy Defiance Cold
Water Starch for laundry use they
will save not only time, because it
never sticks to the iron, but because
each package contains 16 oz.—one full
pound—while all other Cold Water
Starches aio put up in %-pound pack-
ages, and tho price is the same, 10
cents. Then again because Defiance
Starch Is free from a!! injurious chem-
icals. If your grocer tries to sell you
a 12-oz. package it is because he has
a stock on hand which he wishes to
dispose of before he puts in Defiance.
He knows that Defiance Starch lias
printed on every package in large let-
ters and figures "16 ozs." Demand De-
fiance and savs much time and money
and the annoyance of the /ron stick-
Ins. Defiance never sticks.
With a good man anger quickly
Not a Pipe Dream.
Oil—somo kinds—are conveyed by
a system of pipe lines, but the Oil
that makes all other Oils insignificant
is conveyed In bottles. It's Hunt's
lightning Oil, and its mission Is to
-ino your sj rains, cuts, burns, bruises,
In all things it is better to hop#
than to despair.—Goethe.
It's all right to bo good, but don't
bo known as a good thing.
Quay Willing to Go Fa# to Serve
Those He Liked.
As Illustrating that the late Senator
Quay never forgot a kindness, it is
said that he went up to the White
House one morning during President
McKinley's first administration and
asked that a woman be appointed post-
mistress of a small town in Missis-
"Ask me for anything In Pennsyl-
vania," said the president, "and it is
yours. This place Is promised, and
the circumstances are peculiar. The
two factions of the party in Mississip-
pi have agreed on the person who is
to have it. As it is the first point on
which they have come together, I can-
not set aside their wishes."
"Before the war," said Quay, "when
I was a young man, I taught school for
three years in Mississippi. I made my
home with the parents of thi3 woman,
and they treated me as a member of
the family. They have been unfortun-
ate, and the daughter needs this place.
I hope, Mr. President, that your an-
wer is not final."
The president shook his head.
"I regret it very much,'- he said,
■"but under the circumstances no otb
er answer is possible."
"Very well," said Quay, as he turned
to go. "I hope wheh the next Republi-
can convention is held, Mr. President,
that the eighteen votes from Missis-
sippi will compensate you for the six
ty-four from Pennsylvania."
"Have you got it so much at heart
as that, Senator?" asked the presl
"I have," replied Quay. "I have
tried to show you how much I have it
The president reflected, and the fam-
ily who had been kind- to the senior
senator from Pennsylvania when he
was a poor school teacher got the post-
Travel in Tibet.
One who went with Col. Younghus-
aand to Lassa wrote of the hardships
encountered as follows: "Despite the
protection of almost arctic clothing
one shivers until the sun rise's over
the ea.,U;rn hill at 10 o'clock and shiv-
ers again when it sinks behind the op-
posite one at 3. Icy winds sweep tho
valley and hurricanes of dust invade
one's tent. Against this cold one
clothes one's self in flannel vest and
shirt, sweater, flannel-lined coat,
poshteen or Casbnere sheepskin,
wool-lined Gliglit ooots and fur or
woolen cap with flaps meeting under
the chin. The general effect is bar-
baric and picturesque."
He savs If he should take a wife
He'it have an understanding
That in the partnership of life
HeM be the one commanding;
That, while he'd not be mean and cross,
He'd have it understood he
Was absolutely, solely boss,
He says he would—but would he?
He says if madam should Indulge
In too expensive fanclcs
She'd quickly find he had the bulge
On her extravagances.
If ugly, he'd take her to task;
But If she would be good he
Would buy her nil that she could ask,
He says he would—but would he?
He talks a pood deal in thot strain
And seems to get quite nettled
If doubts are urged. He will explain
He's got the whole thing settled.
If he once tried It with a bit
Of tender womanhood he
Might make her to his whims submit,
He says he would—but would hee?
"Gobbler's" Big Egg.
My little grandchildren are mixed
on the subject of eggs. While 1 was
walking with them one spring morn
lng Dorothy exclaimed:
"Hark! I hear a hen cackling; she
is singing because she has just shelled
out half a dozen Easter eggs."
They were visiting my vegetable
collar last Sunday and I showed th£m
a huge watermelon coated with paraf-
fin In a large basket of straw. And
'hey said it was a big "Easter egg.'
Francis straightened up and looked
very wise, and exclaimed:
"Well, It must have been a Big!
Big! Gobbler that laid It."—National
The Weight of a Crowd
In view of the recent disaster In a
Brooklyn church, the question of the
jweight per Bquare foot or per, square
Jyard of a crowd of persons Is certain-
ly one that Is In need of discussion
Jand application. In Cosmos, of Paris,
a recent article gives considerably
space to this question. The writer In,
Cosmos deals with the experiments
recently conducted by a German
architect, Hunscheldt, who found that
the weight per square meter of a;
crowd of human beings varied with
the character of the units. Thus the
weight per square meter for a group
of laborers was 1,200 pounds with a
certain number of men, but this
weight could bo Increased to 1,300
pounds and even to 1,500 pounds, for
the same surface. In the case of
school children aged from 14 to 18
years it was found that the weight
varied from 1,050 pounds to 1,176
pounds and 1,230 pounds. It seems,
from the writer's conclusions, that in
all cases where the surface is Intend-
ed to support a crowd of people the
calculations for the support should be
on a basis of from 1,200 to 1,30(1
pounds per square meter.
The faithful matron rules her hus-
band by yielding to him.
What Everybody Says.
Jamboree, Ky., April 3rd.—(Spe-
cial.)—"I suffered for years with my
back," says Mr. J. M. Coleman, a well
known resident of this place. "Then
I used Dodd's Kidney Pills and I have
not felt a pain since. My little girl
complained of her back. She used
about one-half box of Dodd's Kidney
Pills and she is sound and well."
It is thousands of statements like
the above that show Dodd's Kidney
Pills to be the one cure for Backache
or any other symptom of deranged
kidneys. For Backache Is simply a
sign that the Kidneys need help.
Dodd's Kidney Pills always cure
Backache. They also always cure
Blight's Disease, Diabetes, Dropsy,
Rheumatism, Bladder and Urinary
Troubles and Heart Disease. These
are more advanced stages of kidney
disease. Cure your Backache with
Dodd's Kidney Pills and you need
never fear them.
An Alphabet of Names
Many years ago there was a shop
kept in the Rue de Louvain in Brus-
sels by Therese O, and there is a
Mme. O living with her two children
at Molenbeck, a suburb of the Bel-
gian capital. In the Rue de l'Angle,
In the same commune, lives a Mr. O
(with a circumflex accont). who Is no
relative of Mme. O. In I860, among
the Belgian recruits, was a young man
O, who could not write, and signed his
name with a cross, yet he could so
easily have learned to write his own
name. In the department of Somme
'there is a village called Y; In the
Zuyder Zee there Is a bay called Y,
and Amersterdam has the river Y. In
the Chinese province of Homan there
Is a city called U; and in Franco
there is a river, and In Sweden there
is a town rejoicing in the name of A.
EFFECTS OF PROSPERITY.
In the six years of the country's
greatest prosperity, from 1897 to 190.1,
average prices of breadstuffs advanced
65 per cent., meats 23.1 per cent, dairy
and garden products 50.1 per cent,
and clothing 24.1. All these were prod-
ucts of the farmer and stockman who
profited more than any other class ol
the community by these advances.
The miner benefited 42.1 per cent by
that advance In the average price ol
metals. Tho only decrease In th«
average prices of commodities In thai
period was in railway freight rates
which decreased from .798 per ton-
mile in 1897 to .763 in 1903, a lost
of 4.4 per cent. The report of the In-
terstate Commerce Commission showi
that the average increase in the pay
of railroad employes In the period wai
a trifle above 8.5 per cent.
A woman can cry herself into
places a man can't fight into.
There is no punishment for a lov
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