The Peoples Voice (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 39, Ed. 1 Friday, April 23, 1897 Page: 2 of 8
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THE PEOPLE'S VOICE.! DIRECT LEGISLATION.
PUBLIC SENTIMENT GROWING IN
11111*ti Mule Idiot V> l o I'J)'* "t ^Ml*
The early part of KoptemWr ha«l
lwen ti\e«l for the theatricals. Annie
refused to hrve Anything to do with
them, und the )>re|>ur ti<>nn remained
altogether with Brandreth. ** The min-
net." he said to her one afternoon,
w hen he hud come to ;*e} ort to her a4* a
co-ordinate authority. **is going to l>e
something exquisite, I asauro von. A
Kood many of the ladies studied it in
the Continental times, von know, when
we h d ull those Mart'ia Washington
parties—or, I forgot you v««re out of the
e.nmtry and it will lie clone perfectly.
We're" going to have the ball-room
scene on the teniiis-c urt just in front of
the evergreens, don't you know, and
then the balcony scene m the same
place. We have to cut some of the
business between Koiueo and Juliet 1m
cause it's too long, von know, and s^me
of it's too—too passionate; we e >uldu't
do it properly, and we've decided to
leave it out. But we sketch along
through the play, and we have Friar
Laurence coming with Juliet out of his
cell into the tennis-court and meeting
Itomeo; ho that tells the story of the
marriage. You can't imagine what a
Mercutio Mr. Putney makes; lie thrown
himself into it heart aud soul, especially
whore he tights with Tybalt, and gets
killed. I (fife bin 111 M then- out "f
other scenes t^x ; the tennis-court sets
that part admirably; they come out of a
street at the side. I think the scenery
will surprise you, Miss Killburn. Well,
and then we have tin Nurse and Juliet,
a.td the poison. scene we put it into
the garden, on the tennis-court, and we
condense the different acts so as *o give
an idea of all that's happened, with Ko-
meo banished, ami all that. Then he
comes back from Mantua, and we have
the tomb scene set at one side of the
tennis-court just op|>osite the street
scene: and he tights with Paris; and
then we have Juliet come to the door of
the tomb it's a liberty, of course; but
we couldn't arrange the light inside—
and she stabs herself ami falls on llo-
ni eo's bodv, and that ends the play.
Von see, it gives a notion of the whole
action, and tells the story well. 1 think
you'll be pleased."
M I've no doubt I shall," said Annie.
" 1 )id you make the adaptation yourself,
"Well, yes, I did," Mr. Hrandreth
modestly admitted. "It's been a good
deal of work, but it's been a pleasure,
loo. You know how that is, Miss KU-
burn, in your charities."
" Do n't speak of. my charities, Mr.
Brandrcth. I'm not a charitable per-
"You won't, get many people to be-
lieve that" said Mr. Brandrcth. "Ev-
erybody knows how much good you do.
But, as I was saying, my idea was to
tyve a notion of the whole plav in a
series of passages or tableaux. Some of
mv friends think I've succeed* 1 so w dl
in telling the story, don't you know,
witjiout a change of .scene, that they're
urging me to publish 'ni\ arrangement
tor the use of out-of-door theatricals."
MI should think it would be a very
good idea," said \nuie "I suppose
Mr. Chapley would do it?"
"Well, I don't know I don't know,"
Mr. Brandrcth answered, with a note of
trouble in his voice. "I'm afraid not."
he added, sadly. "Mis* Kilburn, I've
been put in a ver; unfair position by
Miss Northwick's changing her mind
about Juliet, after the part had been of-
fered to Miss Chapley. I've been made
the meaus of a seeming slight, to Mies j
Chapley, when, if it hadn't been for the
cause, I'd rather have thrown up the (
whole aft air. She gave up the part in-;
stantly when she heard t!iatMi -> North-
wick wished t > change her mind, but allj
the same T know "
He stopped, and Annie said encour-
"Yes, 1 see. But perhaps she doesn't j
"1 hat's what she said," returned Mr. i
Brandrcth, ruefully. "But 1 don't!
know. I have never spoken of it with
her since I went t > tell her about it, j
after I got Miss Northwick's note."
"Well, Mr. Brandrcth, 1 think you've |
really been victimized; and I don't be-1
lievethe Social Union will over be worth
what it's costing.
"J was sure you w nld appreciate— j
would understand, aud Mr. Brandrcth
pressed her hand gratefully in leave-
taking. l!-i,-r< r, llagasine.
Ileal Arctic Snow.
Frederick Schwatka writes of mow in
the Afrctic region as follows When the
snow block is cut out from the trench it
is about the size of a large pillow, but
of course rectangular on any section.
Running a knife- er aside it will crum-
ble oft' in a sandy mass, like scraping
a lump of white sugar, and not :p a thin,
plastic slice like the snow in our zone .
when treated in the same way. Thif
soft plastic character of the snow is, I
think, practically unknown in the A re-
tro country, it being there of such a
firm, solid character that when a snow
block is held clear of the ground and
struck with a knife it will give forth
for some seconds a clear, metallic, musi-
cal ring, nearly as pronounced as strik-
ing a suspended bar of tempered steel.
Leaving out glass and the metals, I re-
call now nothing more resonant than
the compacted snow of the Arctic.
The snow, too, is as porous as a luiny.
of white sugar, and while it is hardly
right to say that it freely admits the air.
yet when the snow house is closed b\
putting up the block of snow wind:
forms the door there is enough air per-
meating its porous walls to give nmplc
ventilation to the people inside. I ha- #
seen a lighted candle held to a snow
house wail on the inside have it. flame
visibly deflected by the incoming air, a
strong wind blowing on the outside ul
the time. In fact, the solid snow clock,
from six inches to a foot in thit\nc*c, i«
seldom considered sufficient } roioct iou
in the intense cold of the Aiv li • winter,
and all properly constructed snov
houses have an extra foot of looie .racy
thrown over the birch work to k.ej> oat
With Ilirift on Cnrpnrtlltti't
C- old not Kriim the.-* Would be no
I ot y Injf mill Politics Would tftt-rvuiw
• minified 1'ruftnlou.
lit re#* of HostnO Nationalist Cilb.
The Referendum: This in a conatl
tutlonal provision designed to pre-
vent the enactmeut of laws contrary
to the interest of a majority, of the
If anyone thinks that a law passed
by the legislature is bad, he can, under
the referendum, within a given time
feign hi* name to a potiton asking that
the law be referred to the people. He
then circulates the |>ctition among his
fellow citizens, aud, if a certain num
ber of the voters, say one-twelfth affix
their names the question is sent to the
polls at the next election, and the ma
jority of the voters decide it by au an-
swer ytjs or no.
This principle ia well known in Mas-
sachusetts. Almost every year ques-
tions about constitutional changes are
referred to the people for decision.
The liquor question is annually so re
ferred. We have recently had a refer-
endum of the question of female suf-
frage,for the purpose of discovering the
real opinion of the people on the sub-
ject. in the New England town meet-
ings the principle has for long been in
full play. What is now required is to
extend this principle to the laws of the
states and cities.
The referendum protects the citizens
from bad laws which the legislature
may enact. But what is to be done if
the people wish a law which the legis
lat ure refuses to enact? This difficulty
is met by
This is a constitutional provision en -
abling the citizens to originate laws
which they desire.
If anyone wants a new law, he gets
it drafted, draws up a petition asking
for the law, and circulates it among
his fellow-citizens. If a certain num-
ber of the voters, say one twelfth, affix
their names to it, the petition is sent
to the legislature, whe cannot alter
the proposed law, but are obliged to
send the question of its enactment to
the polls at the next election. Tlieciti
zens then vote yes or no as iu the re
ferendum above described.
The initiative is of equal use in
forcing the repeal of bad laws.
The principle of the initiative is in
full operation in the New England
town meetings, where ten voters, or
sometimes one voter, can bring up any
subject for discussion and decision.
What is now required is to extend the
principle to the laws of the states and
REl'resk nt a TI v k gov k! in mi■: v t.
The representstvie system of govern-
ment established by the founders of
this Bepublic was a good thing in its
day, and the only form possible at the
time. Before the introduction of
steam, electricity, and a well deve-
loped post office system, it would have
been impossible to convey informn
tion to the people as quickly and
completely as Direct Legislation re
Nor was there an apparent ueed for
Direct Legislation. The legislators
had small motive for dishonesty be-
cause wealth was very evenly divided.
They were generally the smartest men
of their respective districts, and it was
plausibly argued that a small body of
smart men would make bettor laws
than the multitude.
So long as the small body of smart
men have no interests contrary to those
of the people this may be true; but
when their interests are different, his-
tory shows that they are apt to legis-
late for their own welfare, with slight
regard for the welfare of their constit-
The fathers of the republic never
imagined that the time would come
when, by the rapid growth of inven
tions the country would become studed
with corporations,w ielding the greater
part of the country 's weatlth, and hence
able to buy up legislation to any ex
tent, and run the government in their
own interests in direct violation of the
interests of the people.
To meet this new state of things has
arisen a class of professional politi-
cians, who consider their power as so
much private property to be sold for
what it is worth. Our city govern-
ments are admitted to bo the most
corrupt in the world, and our leg
islatures are constantly suspected o
taking bribes. That a law in the in-
terest of the people should be killed in
the senate, is taken as a matter of
"To such a condition has our century
of democaatic government brought us,
a condition which brings ablush to the
cheeks of those who believe in govern-
ment by the people, and a sneer to the
lips of their opponents.
But as the sea after a storm finally
comes to a level, so democratic govern-
ment is destined in the end to super-
sede all others. Democracy begins
with the first appearance of the human
race in the savage tribe, and though
often checked by temporary aggrega-
tions of the power in the hands of indi-
viduals, constantly reasserts itself,
growing stronger with every age. Let
ua have one more reform. Put the
power completely beck into the hands
of the people and we shall have an
ideal republic seemingly not capable
of further improvement.
MKKCT i.koimi.ation AN KOl'lATOR.
With the reality of power eomea the
feeling of responsibility. The nation
becoir.ea one great parliuient. Kach
citizen who expects to vote on a new
measure gives it his keepost attention,
and thus grows in intellect, stability
of character, public spirit, in this
country the difficulty, almost hope
lessneas, of carrying reform laws
against the interest of the great cor-
l>orations and the politicians tends to
discourage other citizens from tak-
ing au active interest in public affairs,
and keeps theiu in the mental state of
It is the glory of our people that
they have established a stable demo-
cracy over a wide extent of territory,
contrary to the expectations of the
supporters of monarchy, who predicted
its speedy downfall, seeing that demo-
cracies had formerly succceeded only in
small states. It is the glory of the
Swiss to have established the most per-
fect democracy on the face of the earth
resulting in the moat honest adminls
tration of government ever known.
Let us adopt the improvements shown
in Switzerland to bo so fruitful in good
and have in America a democracy not
only great but pure.
Have n« ill) Full Legal Inultr Money?
To the hditor of The American.
Dear Siri—If we accept as law the
construction put upon the act of 1878,
which was intended to restore the legal
tender quality of the American dollar
which many of the gold standard ad-
vocates claim to be the correct one, it
may well be doubted if we have any
legal tender money which the citizen
may not by contract demonetize.
The silver dollar—the American dol-
ler—whose prototype the Spanish
milled dollar, which was the dollar of
the colonies for generations before the
revolution, and was made a legal ten-
der by Vlrginif !£52 years ago, was not
by the act of February 12, 1873, de -
prived of its legal tender quality.
It was revised out of its legal tender
power by the three eminent lawyers
delegated by congress to revise and
codify the statutes of our country, who
without any act of congress authoriz-
ing it, limited its legal tender power
to sums not above five dollars.
The people were aroused ond de-
manded its restoration.
But, under the plausible pretext that
some old land leases in New York city,
which stipulated for rent to be paid iu
Spanish milled dollars, would be mi
paired, an exception clause was cun
ningly inserted in the act which was
intended to restore the American dol-
lar to its ancient place. That excep -
tion clause was "unless other money be
specified in the contract."
This is the cover and pretext for gold
contracts, and under its dictum the
citizen may, at his own behest, by con-
tract, demonetize the nation's money.
The spirit of that clause, under the
antecedent pretext for its insertion, in -
dicates that it should apply only to
the public welfare.
Sometime it must be so prnounccd
upon by our supreme court, if indeed
the masses of our great people, in
whom all power rests, do not forestall
it by the mighty movement now pro-
gressing for delivercnce.
It is a monstrous assumption that
the citizens can invalidate any of the
Under it, he can, by stipulating in
the contract that it shall be paid in
greenbacks, invalidate gold or silver
This has. as we understand it, been
a point which time and again has been
decided by the courts of Great Britain
and in France, upon a principle hand-
ed down from Roman law, that a debt
payable in terms of money can be paid
in the legal tender money of the
It certainly is opposed to public pol-
icy to permit any citizen to thus dis-
credit the money created by law, as all
money is created. .1. W. Poiitkr.
Cold ilt«* Only inc eime.
A subscriber inquires if silver certi-
ficates are issued now.
In reply we state that any citizen
having silver dollars can deposit those
dollars, and get a certificate of the de-
posit. The government simply holds
the money and issues a, receipt as
against the money. By this operation,
the volume of the currency is neither
increased or diminished.
Our friend was thinking about the
Treasury Notes issued, under the act of
1890, for the purchase of silver bullion.
These notes were new money, and con-
stituted an increase of the volume of
As long as the act was iu force, it
added more than four million dollars
per month to the volume of our cur-
The democrats repealed this act at
the special session of 1893. Since that
time, no increase of the curreucy can
be legally had. save by the coinage of
No silver bullion can be coined and
issued, except that which redeems and
cancels some form of paper currency
In other words no increase of money
by the use of silver can be had in any
legal way whatever.
That is the point our friend was re-
ally driving at.—Tom Watson.
The Silver Question
The following query was propound
rd to an exchange by a correspondent
and the editor invites ailver advocates
to answer it:
-Say that a silverite had the bullion
to make 1,000,000 ailver dollars, and the
government would coin it for him mak
ing juat such dollars aa we have now.
What could he do with them? lie
couldn't spend them dollar by dollar
for nuts, apples and groceries-life ia
too abort for that. They would not be
received and classed in with other de-
poaits by a bank. He could not buy a
hundred thousand dollar house or busi -
ness block with them, for the seller
would not take a cart load of silver ex
eept at a discount. Now, 1 wanta plain
answer to the question. What could
he do with them, taking things as they
That eorrespoadent, as well as the
editor ought to attend a primer class
iu economics. Tha whole business is
the effort of a "smart aleck," in which
he demonstrates his ignorance. This
paper, as has been stated many times,
is not for free silver coinage, only as a
step toward something better, but it
can answer fool questions and not half
In the first place the question is full
of gross and silly mistuteinents. "Tak
ing things as they are," silver dollars
arc u full legal tender and no bank
would refuse them on deposite. Lie
No. 1. lVople would not refuse to
take silver in exchange for proper
ty. Who ever heard of a case? Lie
Now for the answer to "What could
he do with them?" If he had no
other use for the dollars he could
divide them out among a million of his
fellow men and help them out. No
doubt the fool editor and correspon
dent would elieefully travel a few
blocks to get one of the dollars.
Or he might buy some property and
by building houses give employment to
a lot of workmen. We will give that
editor a guarantee that not a single one
of the masons, bricklayers, carpenters,
tinners, and other mechanics and the
laborers thus employed will refuse the
silver dollars, but they will be glad to
Or the silver millionaire may get a
franchise to build an electric railway
in some city or connecting some
pluces in the country, and thus employ
large numbers of the idle men and im-
prove the conveniences of the people,
"taking things as they are," of course
We'd prefer to do these things our-
But why elaborate? Any intelligent
person can think of thousands of
things that could be done to allevate
distress anil ameliorate the condition
of man if properly and progressively
invested. Thousands of people could
be employed, business could be made
to boom and workingmen now idle and
hungry could buy and consume the
products of the farmers, thus furnish-
ing them a home market and making
all mankind comparatively happy and
prosperous; "taking things as they
are," of course.- Milwaukee Advance.
The postal department pays no divi-
dends. As a consequence it, sends no
good old yellow gold across the seas to
the roy.storing rowdies of London who
spend it in catering to their own pleas-
ures. The department has no half
starved employees no boys or girls
who ought to bo in school—working
out their lives in coining dollars for
the rich. It employs men and women
of mature years and pays them a com
paratively large wage a wage that is
not daily threatened with reductions.
You never read, either, that a post-
oflice has gone out of business or that
because it is a monopoly that the price
of stamps has been raised. The em-
ployes are practically their own em-
ployers, the government merely acting
as a nominal employer. The workers
do the work, collect and remit the
money which they pay back to them-
selves. None of it goes to capitalists,
except where the department wanton-
ly purchases capitalistic services. The
postal services only loses when it
comes in contact with capitalism in
the shape of raijway, supply, and
stage contracts.—Coming Nation.
Confidence is lie* to l ed.
The results of every election that has
held since Nov. goes to prove that
Mckinley's election was not. an honest
expression of the sentiments of the
masses, and that w hile thousands, yes
millions, wereiperusaded. bought and
forced into voting for him they are
now thoroughly disgusted with the re-
sult and were it possible would quick-
ly reverse the verdict.
The city elections in Iowa, some
weeks ago, those in Ohio, Michigan,
Kansas and elsewhere, to say nothing
of the Chicago election are al I grand
silver, anti-republican victories. What
few towns the republicans did carry, it
w as with a greatly decreased majority.
□ The very cities that gave a McKinley
majority have now given the Bryan
forces more than enough majority to
have elected Bryan.
Even McKinley's own town, Canton,
Ohio, went back on him and rolled up
a silver victory. So with Cincinnati,
Chicago and many other important
cities. The gold bug class has had its
Some people keep such a close look-
out for the devil that they ever fail to
New Koiliud " Populism "
From staid hew Kngland comes a
proposition to seize private porperty.
Straugest of all, it comes from a sena-
tor. Were the name of that senator
not given the average reader in the
Fast would at on f evetaiai "There is
another hair-brained po'iulistic Scheme.
Those fellows want to rob everybody.**
Hut the proposition. \v) icit h«.*us any
thing ever ugirested iu a real
western populist couvcntiou, comes
Senator Chaudlcr of New Hampshire,
and ia that the the government bo di
rected to seize the two armor plate
plants, and operate them for the man
u fact ti re of plate for battle ships now
under construction. Had this sugges-
tion been made by Senator Alien or by
ex Senator Peflfer, it would have been
noted as another evidence of the pro
perty-rights-det troy ing principles of
the populist party. Coming from a re-
publican New Kngland senator, it is
hardly open to this criticism.
If the senator's suggestion bo a good
one, why does not the same principle
apply in the matter of railroad owner-
ship and postal savings bauks and
so lie other suggestions made in the
Omuha platform? If the goverment
hould do this thing, it will have gone
a step further than any populist plat-
form has ever asked it to go iu matters
of this kind. If it be a "crank" notion,
then it is a fact that all the "cranks"
have not yet joined the ranks of the
The News is inclined to believe that
the proposition to seize the armor
plate plants is a good one. The gov-
ernment has the power to do so, aud
can only be compelled to Day a fair and
reasonable price for them. It might as
well do this as to either build a new-
plant or permit itself to be longer held
up for double prices for plate for
cruisers and battle ships. The United
States has paid enough to the owners
of these plants, and it should now pro-
ceed to take them and use them.—
Rocky Mountain News.
Everybody knows who knows any-
thing about monopolies that they are
the greatest tax dodgers in the world.
They take everything in sight, but
don't give anything back. Hut the
following comparison made by John
M. Harlan, independent candidate for
mayor of Chicago; in an address the
other evening, puts tlie case in such
forceful manner that we reproduce his
remarks here: "l)o you know that the
dogs of Chicago- the common yellow
curs that run about our alleys and
shrink from carriage and street car
wheels—are a greater source of revenue
to the city of Chicago than are the
miles aud miles of street railways that
till our thoroughfares? Did'any one
ever tell you that the licenses issued
to owners of dogs bring more money
into the city treasury than all the fees
that are paid by the cable trolley
lines? They don't wear out the pave-
ments,they don't endanger human life,
tliey make no money out of the people,
and yet they do more to support the
city government than the street-car
magnates, who pretend to the owner-
ship of our streets.—Farmers Voice.
"We must not content ourselves with
striving to combat the upbuilding of a
moneyed oligharcliy by working for
free coinage alone. We must not per
in it that oligarchy to fasten its grip
upon our people through gaining a
monopoly of the issue of our paper cur-
rency, or a monopoly of our railroads,
or of our telegraphs. The surrender
of our government to the banks of the
sovereign power to issue and control
the volume of oin* currency is urged
upon us with greater or less velicm
ence, the control of our r vilroads and
telegraph iines in the in t rest of specu-
lative cliques is becoming more and
more marked. The ban > of the one
hand and the railroads <n the other
are being turned into en;. nes of spec
ulation. This tendency most be com -
batted. The banks and the railroads
must be run for the purposes for which
they were created, namely: to facili-
tate the distribution of wealth and les-
sen the cost of distribution, not to en
able those who control the hanks and
railroads to levy a tribute on such dis
tribution. -Philadelphia American.
Piling It On.
A direct proposition to remunerate
the bond dealers for their aid in the
election of Mark IIanna's candidate is
already submitted to congress. It is
contained in a bill introduced by Rep -
resentative Walker of Massachusetts,
providing for the issue of bonds to the
amount of $750,000,000, with the pro-
ceeds of which the legal tender and
treasury notes and silver certificates
arc to be redeemed for cancelation.
Not content with this double infamy
the bill further provides for the sale of
silver dollars as bullion whenever they
cannot be kept in circulation. This is
a proposition to out Cleveland Cleve-
landism. It is an effort to add a final
crushing weight to the mountain of op-
pression beneath which commerce and
industry are already prostrate.—Jour-
nal. St. Louis.
HE CUBED HIS WIFE.
PHYSICIANS FAILED BUT THE
From the Capital. St. Joha. Kansas
While conversing with a druggist in St.
John, Kansas, tha other day. a reporters
attention was attracted by a lyra attached
to the door of the drug store. Every open-
ing of the door cauaed several ball* which
were suspended from the top of the instru-
ment to swing back and forth, striking the
wirea of tha lyre and producing a very
pleasing and musical souud. Upon exam
tnation we peroeived that the instrument
was aim ply a novel scheme to advertiae
I>r. Williams' Pink Pills. We inquired of
tha druggist if he had much sale for tha
Pink Pills, and he informed us that they
were his leading sellers. We then asked
him what his opinion was of their curative
qualitiea. He told us of several cures which
had been effected by their use, oue in par-
ticular, that of a prominent farmer's wife,
by the name of Huuiee.
The acribe became very much Interested
and determined to interview Mr. Humes in
regard to the matter. He spoke as follows:
"1 desire to state that I consider Dr. Wil-
liams' Pink Pills one of the grandest reme-
dies ever placed upon the market. My wifa
had been troubled for a long time with pa-
ralysis in one of her arms. She doctored
with aeveral physicians and tried every
medicine she oould hear of but obtained no
relief whatever, 1 spent a graft! deal of
money in an endeavor to cure her, but is
seemed like a vain effort. At last an old
gentleman who had used Dr. Williams'
I'ink Pills with great benefit, told me what
they had done for hiin. 1 purchased a box,
determined to test their merits.
"My wife began using them, and to my
surprise, as woll as her s, she commenced
improving in health wonderfully, and at
this time ia perfectly cured. 1 nave used
them since myself for catarrh and found I
obtained great relief. They are in my esti-
mation one of the best medicines manu-
factured, and 1 am willing at all timea to
recommend them to all who are ailing, for
I truthfully believe they will do all that is
promised for them."
Mr. Humes is well known throughout
Stafford County, Kansas, and his statement
can be relied apca.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain, in a con-
densed form, all the elements necessary to
give new life and richness to the blood and
apecilic for troubles peculiar to females,such
as suppressions, irregularities and all forma
restore shattered nerves. Thev are also a
of weakness. They build up the blood, and
restore the plow of health to pale and sallow
cheeks. In men they effect a radical cure
in all cases arising from mental worry,over-
work or excesses of whatever nature. Pink
Pills aro sold in boxes (never in loose bulk)
at 50 cents a box or six boxes for 1*2.50, and
may be had of all drugffista. or direct by
mail from Dr. Williams'Medicine Company,
Schenectady, N. Y. •'
The hardest problem to solve are the
providences of God.
In the Lake Regions of Wisconsin. North-
ern Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa ana South
Dakota, along the lines of the Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, are hun-
dreds of charming localities preeminently
fitted for summer homes, nearly all of
which are located on or near lakes which
have not been fished out. These resorts
range in variety from the "full dress for
dinner" to the* flannel shirt costume for
every meal. Among the list are names fa-
miliar to many of our readers as the per
fection of Northern summer resorts. Near-
ly all of the Wisconsin points of interest
are within a short distance from Chicago
or Milwaukee, and none of them are so far
away from the "busy marts of civilisation"
that they cannot be reached in a few hours
of travel, by frequent trains, over the fines*
road in the Northwest—the Chicago, Mil-
waukee & St. Paul Railway. Send a two
cent stamp for a copy of "Vacation Days"
giviug a description of the principal re-
ports, and a list of summer hotels and
boarding houses, and rates for board, to
Geo. H. Heafford, Ci. P. A., Chicago, 111.
Heaven and hell are not far apart,
but the gulf between is very deep.
To Care Constipation Forever.
Tahe Cascarets Candy Cathartic. 10cor2Ro.
If C. C. C. fail to cure, druggists refund aunty.
In France about 20,000 widows man-
age to fit themselves out with new hus-
bands every year.
As you chew tobacco for pleasure use Star.
It is not onlv the l.«*s but the most lasting, aud,
therefore, the cheapest.
Great people always have small ene-
GET STRENGTH AND APPETITE.
Use Dr. Harter's Iron Tonic Your druggist
will refund money if not satisfactory.
The man who gets up in this world
by putting another man down losei
more than he gaius.
Grief is an outcast, and no mac
grasps his hand cordially.
A word to the wise is sufficient and
usually even that is unnecessary.
A package of PERUVIANA, the be<1
kidney cure on earth, sent FREE to any
sufferer if written for promptly. Peruviana
Remedy Co., 280 Fifth St., Cinciuuati, Uhic*
There is nobody we like better thai
the man who is willing to speak hii
opinions, except the man who is wilh
ing to keep them to himself.
Deafness Cannot lie Cured
l>r local applications, as they usnnot reach thi
diseased portion of the enr. There ii only on<
way fo cure deafnens, and that !■ by constitui
tional remedies. Deafness is caused by an
Inflamed condition of tho' mucous lining
of tho Eustachian Tube. When this tube is in-
flamod you have a rumbling sound, or imperfect
hearing, and when it is entirely closnd deafness
is the result, and nnlcas the inflamation can b*
taken out and this tube restored to its normal
condition, hearing will be destroyed forover; nins
cases out of ten aro cauned by catarrh, which i*
nothing but au inflamed condition of the mucous
Wo will give one Ilundred Dollars for any esse
Of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot be
cured by ilall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circu-
lars. free. F. J. ClIENKY A, CO., Toledo, O.
Sold by druggists, ?5c.
llall's Family l'ills are the best.
When you find a man who does not
realize the importance of modern
newspaper advertising, you have found
a slow business man.
Don't Tobacco Spit and 8moke Yonr Life Away.
To quit tobacco easily and foreTer, be mag-
netic, full of life, nerre and vigor, take No-To«
Iiac, the wonder worker, that makes weak men
strong. All druggists, 60c or 91- Cure guaran-
teed. Booklet and sample free. Address btel-
ling Remedy Co., Chicago or New York.
A messenger took great pains to
break gently to a New York woman
the news that her husband was at the
point of death. "Then I will go up-
stairs,** she said, - and pray that he
may die to-night, so that I may collect
To treat a young woman to ice cream
three times during a single season ia
held by a Boston court to be equivalent
to an engagement to marry in the fall.
Soma people keep such a close look-
eut for the det il that they ever fail to
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Allan, John S. The Peoples Voice (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 39, Ed. 1 Friday, April 23, 1897, newspaper, April 23, 1897; Norman, Oklahoma Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc116939/m1/2/: accessed July 15, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.