The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 32, No. 12, Ed. 1 Monday, July 31, 1922 Page: 2 of 8
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THE LEXINGTON LEADER
- WHO WRITES
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Wonders Never Cease.
The wonders of London never cease.
Now It Is tesselated pavement on
width Romnn ladles trod 1,500 years
ago that Invites attention; anon the
7,000,000 metropolitans ore bidden to
look for the smallest house In the
vast city. Searchers think they have
found It In the Boundary House which
stands opposite Kensington Palace
Gardens. It has a frontage of six
feet. The ground floor apartment Is
used as a shop; below Is a basement
kitchen; and above Is a sitting room
(or parlor) and behind that a bed-
room. Not exactly tin- sort of place
for a dance, or for swinging the pro-
verbial cat ; but the fact that one
family lived there happily for ninny
years shows that "home" Is not a
matter of great dimensions.
Persian women are not permitted to
ARE YOU GIVING OUT?
Dock every day mean just another
day of suffering? Are you lumc, stilt
and achy—tortured with a nerve-rack
g backache? Surely there's a reason
„ hv you feel so baoly and likely it a
weakened kidneys. When the kidnevs
fail, poisons accumulate and upset the
whole system. That's why you have con-
stant backache and sharp, stabbing
twin ilea. You may have headaches,
nervous and dizzy spells with annoying
bladder irregularities. Don't risk scri
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Mrs. Frank Clif-
ford. 61S W. Se-
.=.jrrtjuoyah Ave., No-
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Jr— worked. It dlsor-
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v* * a n d my back
, wm c h e d. When I
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wah Irregular. I used Doan's Kidney
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EVENTS OF STAT
NEWS ITEMS GATHERED FROM
ALL PARTS OF OKLAHOMA
TURN OUT MANY TEACHERS
C ntral at Edmond Leads State With
Ninety-eight Receiving Certifi-
cates to Teach.
Closing what are icvmed the larg-
t'st summer schools in the history of
the institutions, graduates exercises
w t- held in all of the six teachers'
colleges of Oklahoma. All the col-
leges report record enrollment and the
largest graduating cltsses since their
Commencement programs were held
\ eiinesday in three of the colleges—
Lu-theastern at Durant, Southwestern
ut Weatherford and Northwestern.
Alva. Northwestern at Tahlequah
I, ,1 graduation exercises Tuesday
n.Kht, while East Central at Ada
closed Thursday morning. Commence
irient at Central at Edmond was Fri-
Edmond is Leader.
Edmond reports the largest gradrat-
class of the five teachers' col-
lts class contains ninety-eight,
aety of whom receive life certifi-
es to teach and eight degrees. En-
oliment for the term was 2,100, the
,gt>st in history of the school.
East Central at Ada is rated second
.ih nlnetyllvie graduates. Twenty
these received bachelor of arts
degrees Thursday morning ind seven-
ty-tlve got teachers' certificates. Thlr-
iwo were graduated from the
gli school department. Enrollment
for the term reached the high mark
of nearly 1,800.
Southeastern at Durant granted Ave
degrees and seventy-five teachers' cer-
titificates. Seven were graduated from
the high school department.
Northeastern, granted three degrees
nd forty-eight life certificates. Five
students were graduated from the
igli school course. Nearly 1,150
students were enrolled during the
rm, which exceeded all previous
Many Degrees at Weatherford.
Seventeen students leceived de-
grees and sixty-eight, life certificates
at the graduation program for South-
estern at Weatherford. Nearly fifty
students were given diplomas at
Noithwestern at Alva Wednesday af-
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M'ALESTER BRIDGE OPENED
A Cloud on the Jeffei* n Highway i
Raised After Opening.
McAlester.—The cloud which has
rested upon Pittsburg county as hav-
ing the worst piece of road in tire
state along the Jefferson highway was
recently dispelled. Thursday, July
11, the new Uains creek bridge said
to be the longest In the state outside
the river bridges, was thrown open to
travel thereby eliminating a detour by
way of old ramshackle bridge which
has long been a nightmare to tourists
and other traffic.
The opening of the new bridge July
27, was the occasion of a big celebra-
tion and barbecue participated in by
various towns and counties of the
state along the highway.
County trucks were chartered to
transport several hundred citizens of
McAlester, Viuita, Muskogee, Eufaula
and other towns to the north to send
delegations as well as many towns on
the highway to the south.
Canadian, lour miles south of the
new bridge, was host for the celebra-
tion assisted by the McAlester cham-
ber of commerce and Lions and Kot-
The opening of the bridge will cut
off several miles and will eliminate
grades as high as 16 per cent, reduc-
ing all grades , to a maximum of 4.8
The new bridge spans Gains creek,
two miles south of the Canadian river
bridge. It has required eleven
months for its building and an expen-
diture of $54,000. It is 366 feet long.
TO STOP WHEAT WASTAGE
Oklahoma Millers to Aid in Work Of
Copyright. 1 22, Western NVwupuper Lniun
"CROW DOG SAY HE COME"—
WAS READY TO DIE
■y^rilKN Spotted Tall,
ST. MAY GET WAR TROPHIES
Legion Urging Oklahoma's Represen-
tatives To Push Bill.
Oklahoma City.—Oklahoma will rt
ive thousands of German shells, rim-
chine guns, cannon and other war
trophies, to be distributed to all coun-
ties of the state, if the house of rep-
esentatives will pass a bill authoriz-
ing such distribution, already passed
by the .enate. The American Legion
of Oklahoma is urging all Oklahoma
epresentatives- in congress to urge
the passage of the bill.
On May 2, the senate passed the
bill providing for distribution of the
trophies and war devices captured
from the enemy during the world war,
and the bill carried an appropriation
of $400,000 to carry out this plan on
August 3, 1921. An objection w^.s
made to the secretary of war distrib-
uting the material and to the appro-
priation of $400,000, the estimated
cost of the distribution, ihe bill was
e-committed to the military affairs
committee of the house. No action
has been taken on the bill sinoe that
El Reno.—Following a statement by
millers that farmers of Canadian
county last year lost $85,300 on 1,000,-
000 bushels of wheat, because of poor
handling after cutting, poor seed, bad
seeding conditions and late plowing,
movement has been launched by Felix
K. West, county agent, to stop the
waste through co operation m the mil-
lers and the farmers.
The millers will trade gootl seed
wheat, bushel tor bushel, for inferior
value of their milling qualities. The
wheat, with just the difference in the
millers will test free the farmers'
wheat for protein and baking qualities.
An association will be formed to aid
this work. The millers say that the
farmers lose from 10 to 15 cents a
bushel by raising inferior wheat, an«
they are anxious to co-operate to stop
.CARTER TEACHERS JUDGING
Livestock Study Classes to be Held
Over Carter County.
ST. GUARD CAMP BREAKS
nits AM Reached Home Thursday
Fort Sill, Okla.—The two-weeks' en-
campment of the Oklahoma national
guard ended July 26. En trainmeut
for home started.
Prepartions were started immedi-
ately following the breaking of camp
by the Oklahoma guard for receiving
the men expected to attend the citi-
ens training camp next month. Some
members of the guard have made ar-
rangements to remain here to attend
Besides the citizens training camp
the Kansas national guard artillery
units airive here August 4 and pifc h
their camp for two week's training at
Highest compliments weiv paid the
Oklahoma national guard by General
llines, commander of Fort Sill, by
Major Trumbo of the ninety-fifth di-
vision. and other officers, who witnes-
sed the review.
Ardmore.—A series of livestock
judging classes will be started in Ard-'
more and surrounding towns within
the next few weeks, according to J.
W. Simpklns, county agent. The clas-
ses will be open to all persons and
will last one day each under the tute-
lage of Simpkins and O. L. Putman,
assistant county agent.
The classes are being held to pre-
pare the boys and girls of the county
for entry to the livestock judging
contest which will be held at the an-
nual county fair. Winners of the con-
test at the fair will be awarded free
trips and will enter a similar contest
at the state fair at Oklahoma City.
the military whom he had uld-
ed, usurped the head chieftainship of
the Brule Sioux, his high-handed act
was bitterly resented. Chief Crow Dog
(Kangl Sunka) took a vow to kill the
head chief If ever he disgraced the
name of the Slchangu (Brules).
Years passed. Spotted Tall, drunk
with power, misused his high otllce for
personal ends. His people murmured
but were powerless. Then he coveted
the wife of Medicine Bear and, covet-
ing. took her. Crow Dog, a relatlvo
of Medicine Bear, remembered his
vow. On August 5, 1881, he met Spot-
ted Tail and shot him dead, after
which he gave himself up.
He was tried at Deadwood, S. D.,
convicted of murder and sentenced to
he hanged. Crow Dog asked permis-
sion to say farewell to bis family,
promising to return on the day set
for the execution.
When Crow Dog did not show up the
next day, Indian police were dispatched
to get him. He was not at home and
his wife told them that the chief had
wished to return to prison alone and
would surely keep his promise, The
next day the chief walked Into the
Jail at Rapid City. "Crow Dog say
tie come," was his laconic reply to
Ihe surprised greeting of his jailer.
Meanwhile efforts were being made
to save his life by a stay of execution.
Ills case was carried to the Supreme
court of the United Stutes which ruled
that the federal courts had no jurisdic-
tion over crime committed by one
Indian against another on a reserva-
tion. So Crow Dog walked out of
prison a free man.
Ten years later Crow Dog was in
the limelight again, as one of the
Brule leaders who lied from the Rose-
bud agency during the Ghost Dance
aze to Join the Ogallalas In the Bad
Lands. The Brule chief was soon con-
vinced that their cause was hopeless
ind he counselled surrender.
But the Irreconcllables were still
eager for war. They caught up their
rifles and threatened to shoot those
who wavered. Seeing this Crow Dog
drew his blanket over his head. "I
do not wish to know who would be
guilty of slaying a brother Dakota,"
he said. His words so impressed the
warriors that civil war was averted
and the hostlles sullenly filed into the
agency to surrender.
It was Crow Dog's last war trail.
From that day he lived in peace on
the Itosebud reservation until his
death August 12, 1!)12.
CAPTAIN GEORGE SWORD DE-
FIES HIS TRIBESMEN
MILLERS HOLDING WHEAT
Oklahoma Grain Held for Predicted
Enid.- Millers are encouraged by
forecasts of a decided break .in the
ranks of anti-flour buyers in the east
and a decrease in stocks to about the
lowest consistent level east of Miss-
issippi river. Reports from New York
brokers, that make frank admission
of the situation, say that virtually no
llour Is moving, consumers holding out
for lower prices.
Oklahoma millers are almost a unit
in their decision not to sell at prices
offered in the east. One of them
estimates that the loss to him would
be 50 cents a barrel, and he con-
Sewers Big Enough for Motor Cars
Oklahoma City—Sewer pipes thir-
teen and a half feet In diameter—large
enough for an automobile to drive
through will be laid along Lee ave-
nue in Oklahoma City soon, accord-
ing to announcement of commissioner
of public works. Bids on the contract
will be opened by the city commission.
The larM* pipes will extend from the
intersection of Lee avenue with the
North Canadian river on First street
Laterals will reach from them through
the business section of the city. When
the system is completed. The project
will cost nearly a half million dollars,
to be paid for out of the bond issue
passed last spring.
Much of the sugar-beet seed Import-
I Into the United States comes from
ermany, and Is received through the
port of Galveston.—Scientific Amerl-
100 Duncan Girls On Outing.
Duncan. Final arrangements ha"e
teen made for "lie Duncan Camp Fire
Girls' c imp. which will be he'd ai
Falls creek in the Arbuck'e mouti-
ta ns. One hundred persons, includ-
ing eighty Camp Fire girls, guardians
and instructors, will leave Duncan
soon, on their first annual summer
camp. lO.gnt days will be spent at
Falls creek They will be devoted to
regular Camp Fire instructions. Dun
sail bus'ness men will furnish the
ti.tans of trar.si oi tatlon.
Twj Pardoned by Covernor.
Two full pardons were granted con-
victs in the state penitentiary by Gov.
,1 I). A. IloberUon. J. N. Marks, sen
tcnccd, February 26, 1918. to serve
five years on a manslaughter charge
who was paroled February 20, 1919
w;'s granted a full pardon and Ills cit
iztniship rights res' orrd. Sam Tliomp
son. convicted of burglary in the sec
ond decree by a Bryan county court
September 1, 1916, given an expira
tion pardon by former Gov. R. L.
Williams, was givcu a full pardon.
ODDS of 120 to 1 are not usually
considered a good sporting
chance, yet Oapt. George Sword (Mi-
wnkan Yuba—"Man Who Carries a
Sword") once took them—and won 1
At the time he was captain of the In-
dian police on the I'ine Itldge reser-
vation, recently organized by Agent
MeCllllcuddy In face of the bitterest
opposition from Red Cloud's Ogallalas.
The last great Sun Dance of the
Sioux, held at Red Cloud's camp in
1881. was attended by 10,000 Ogallalas
and 2.000 Brules from the Rosebud
reservation. One morning a Brule
chief called on McGillicuddy and in
a most offensive manner demanded
food. The agent ended the Interview
by kicking him out of the door. Wild
with anger the Indian rode away
threatening to kill every white man
on the reservation.
MeGlllicuddy had only nine white
men with him at the time, and al-
though Sword and bis 100 policemen
were near at hand, they were an un
known quantity when it should come
to fighting their own people. But the
agent was not long left In doubt . Sud-
denly a hand of Indians, stripped to
war bonnet, breech clout and inocca
sins, dashed up to the agency. It was
Sword and his policemen. They had
discarded their uniforms and In Ihe
costume of Sioux warriors were ready-
to come to death grips wllh their own
people in defense of their white ( hi
Within u'n hour Ihe Brule chief was
hack wllh 400 warriors, and although
they made a most threatening demon
st nil Ion before the agency, I hey werf
so Impressed by the determined fron
presented by Sword and his men thu
ihey dill ind attack.
The next day McGillicuddy's party
escorted by Sword's policemen, went
to the Sun Dance. Just hefnre ti
reached Ihe Indian camp. Sword pu
his company through a mounted drill
then suddenly breaking his cavalry for-
mation, lie led them in a wild eharg
straight at the hig camp. Hound an
round Ihe village his young daredevil
circled, shouting their war cries am
shooting over Ihe heads of ihelr peopl
so fast that Ihe bullets were dropping
hi the lodges like hail. Il was hi
challenge to the tribe—100 defy n
12.100! His bluff «us not called.
For years Captain Sword was
captain of police and Judge of tilt
iiiiian court. He helped turn his pe
ile from the pu 'sulls of war into the
uiths of pei'e. His reward? In hi
■Id age he begged the government ft
i pension hill his plea was never gran
•d. lie died in povertj October 17,
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290 calories of energizing nutri-
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There's fatigue-resisting food-iron
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Vital men eat like this and resist
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Try it for a few days and you'll
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No fewer than 20 women now holt
seats in the national law-making bodj
When it comes to grass widows, thi
tie that binds may be hay ties.
"Oh, you can never fool my Ma,
1 know just what she'll uy,
That that'* a much like Faultleu Starch,
As night-time.it like day."
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