The Peoples Voice (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, August 4, 1899 Page: 2 of 8
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THE PEOPLES VOICE.
Tne isorth < anailian In on • te*r Hafce ball hah subsided Too
and it getting out of ila bauka in some and warin.
The farmer who raises a corn stalk lent corn this year.
Oklahoma will produce some exceW
OKLAHOMA AND INIIIAtf lERHITORY
Oklahoma is now shipping apples
and peaches to Kausas, Colorado and
other near-by states.
It is said that old man Jester will
talk about everj'thing and everybody
but the murder of Gateo.
The latter day saints will hold a
enmpmeeting at Serling, in Dewey
county, August 11 to SO.
Sheriff Pierce of Kay county has
gone to California to pet the man who
is supposed to be Clyde Mattox.
The as£^£sor& returns should not be
taken by the census enumerator when
he is looking up personal property.
Two sisters in Oklahoma county
were recently adjudged insane at the
same time and sent to the asylum.
The Kansas, Oklahoma Central and
Southwestern has been completed to
Bartlesville, and freight Is now being
received at that point.
Twenty dollars a year isn't much
pay for adjutant general of Oklahoma,
but if it all comes in at once it is per-
ceptible and acceptable.
The gold output in Oklahoma will
this year be five times that of Klon-
dike. and mighty few hardships are
necessary in its production.
That was a bright idea of the <1. A.
Ti. to take an agricultural exhibit to
the national encampment. No Okla-
homa mau should go east without
arming himself with a corn-stalk or u
stalk of wheat.
Farmers can now buy various ma-
chines used by them which are equip-
ped with sun shades. The farmer is
entitled to all the devices to promote
his comfort that are in sight; and he
is able to pay for them.
H. II. llagan, a well known real es-
tate man of Logan county, has return-
ed frcm a trip through Missouri and
Illinois and brings back a story to
gladden the hearts of all Oldahomans.
Mr. Hagan was particularly impressed
with Oklahoma's high standard of
credit among the financiers of the
east and south. Men in these locali-
ties are anxious, lie says, to get Okln-
lioma securities, even at a good prem-
The man who has never been in Ok-
lahoma reads of the territorial farm-
ers' property and thinks the Oklaho-
man is an enthusiast, if not one who
exaggerates. If the man on the out-
bide is fortunate enough to come to
Oklahoma for a day or two he admits
that there is some fine farm land here,
but feels certain that the fertile places
are small and few. But every place
he goes seems to be of the same fertil-
ity, and the average visitor's doubt
scon changes to a question why so
many persons are renting huge priced
farms in the older statef. when they
might soon become owners in Oklaho-
Experiments in the growing of beets
in Oklahoma for the production of
sugar have been carried on for two
years by the experiment station at
Stillwater. Beets were grown by
farmers in different parts of the terri-
tory and sent to the station for analy-
sis. The results so far have not been
at all favorable. The work is being
continued this year. The government
report on the progress of the beet su-
gar industry recently issued reports
of analyses of six samples from Okla-
homa. It states that "both the eon-
tents of sugar and the purity were be-
low minimum requirements. Oklaho-
ma is evidently south of the beet area. "
A good many people in eastern Ok-
lahoma take wagons ami drive to the
mountains of Arkansas for the sum- (
• latest Oklahoma railroad to in-
corporate starts out with a modest lit-
tle capital of 83.000,000. The capital
stock of some of Oklahoma's roads is
as big as its wheat crop.
With but two precincts yet to hear
from the returns from the editors who
went on the excursion to British Col-
umbia show a solid vote in favor of
Oklahoma as the best place on earth.
There is a good deal of roar in the
southwest on account of the depreda-
tions of cattle thieves. The cattlemen
are beginning to feel woolly about it.
and the offender who is caught at this
work is going to find himself in a mess
of trouble of the worst kind.
Lafayette Forrester, -M years old,
and May Few. aged 1T , are having a
hard time getting a knot tied. They
twenty feet high this year will get to
exhibit it in Paris.
Oklahoma is yearning for a circus.
There hasn't been a circus in the ter-
ritory this summer.
Corn will make from fifty to seventy*
five bushels an acre in the Ycldell
country in Greer county.
When Oklahoma was first opened in Oklahoma
quite a general belief wad expressed At yjj, dutaae
that apple trees would never bear if
A wall of water five feet high came
down the North Fork of Red river in
Greer county last week and left about
100 loads of good wood on the fiats
A week ago Oklahoma was worried
over the advent of the Hrray worm,
but the worms got tired of trying to
keep up with the growing crops aud
gave up in disgust.
The tallest corn staik raised in the
Nearly all the taxes in Kay co utjr
have been paid, fso.ooo.
A Payne county farm was sold last
week for $ *,0(>0 spot cash.
Stock will not have to suffer for
food in Oklahoma next year.
Just at the present time muny sub-
stantial improvements arc being made
the l est thing the
iast legislature did was to shelve the
In the territory the Arkansas river
is too high to ford. It has been years
since it was as high in July.
A whole lot * f the newspapers in
Oklahoma are assuring their readers
that the kissing bug is a myth.
Oklahoma doesn't claim as large a
corn acreage as Kansas, but it will
claim the biggest average yield per
-Tt.„a . , .... . , Strangely enough, there has not
I nited States this year will be exhib- , . . . . , . . .
J I been in the territory a single kick on
lted at Paris. It will probably come i 4l . . . . ~ . l4
1 J the appointmcut of Outealt as super-
from Oklahoma. It ought to, anyhow. vjsor
and will, if onlv the pains are taken I u . . .
* 1 Some of the farinors have begun to
to oo it up market their new wfcant, and the
No other part of the I nited States | qmljty, in both territories, is said to
can show such crops as Oklahoma has exceed last year's crop.
ralsed this year. All staple crops. f, _ .. .. ... . . . .
J 1 1 , Lverett Murlin, while bathing in
wheat, oats, corn and cotton have pro- ,,ini . .. .. ,
1 . the ( hnarron river the other day, was
duced well nigh perfect crops and it is
doubtful if this was ever done in any
Potato Leaf Blight
section of the country before.
No better evidence of the increasing
growth and wealth of Oklahoma is
nucded than the fact that our territory
is now being overrun by all kinds of
fakirs. Such men as these invariably
challenged by his companions to dive
from a springboard twelve feet high.
He was assured that the water was
deep, but was deceived, his compan-
ions stooping until the water reached
their chins. Murlin made a running
jump and dived headlong into shallow
water. His head was buried in sand
go where the filthy lucre is most plen- ( llp to his shoulders. He was pulled
ti fill, and their presence iu Oklahoma out unconscious. His skull was frac-
is a sure indication that our people tured and death resulted.
B. T. Galloway of the depsrtment of
This disease Is widespread and de-
itructive. It is confined to the leaves
•nd green stems, and appears about
the time the tubers begin to form, but
may be noticed earlier if the growth
?f the plants has been checked in any
way. The first Indication of its pres-
ence is the appearance on the leaves of
grayish brown spots, which soon be-
come hard and brittle. The disease
progresses rather slowly, the spots
gradually becoming larger, especially
along the edges of the leaflets. At the
arc on the top wave of prosperity.
The Chickasaw national election
takes place on the second Wednesday
in August. There will be nothing to
elect but members of the house of
representatives and the senate, and as
these officers are not specially impor-
tant and there is little likelihood of
there being much business for them
to transact, there is little interest in
tho election, and few candidates for
The United States Indian agent has
notified the attorneys living in the
Creek nation, who arc not citizens of
the tribe, to pay the tax of $'~'5 a year
assessed against them for the privil-
ege of practicing law in the Creek na-
tion, or they would be removed as in-
truders on August 1. The bar asso-
ciation has taken action in the matter
and will apply to Judgo Thomas for
an injunction to restrain the Indian
agent from putting these attorneys
out of the nation. The case will be
In the ten years that Oklahoma has
had self local government there has
not been called out to quell or prevent
riots or mobs a single deputy sheriff
or company of militia. We do not be-
lieve this can he said of many of tho
states. During that time there have
been in the various states hundreds of
cases requiring entra police forces,
special deputy sheriffs, and in many
cases the militia to maintain peace.
Oklahoma has ;>." (),000 of the most or-
derly citizens in the United States.
The Dawes commission was sent to
the territory in 1804 to protect the in-
terests of the five civilized tribes who
have a fee simple on all that part of
the Indian territory, but who are
taken advantage of by the white men,
who have married into the different
tribes. They would fence in thous-
and.'? of acres of land and lease it to
cattlemen for pasture land, thus de-
frauding the ignorant Indians out of
their share of tho land. It is the in-
an interesting one, as there are no ! tention of the Dawes commission to
fewer than 100 non-citizen lawyers in defeat these men and give to every
the Creek nation who will be effected Indian their proper share of the land,
by the decision. The experiment station at Stillwater
"The instinct of range cattle when in its latest bulletin says: The exper-
searching for water is remarkable," j iment wheat plats at the Oklahoma
said Captain Ilegler, clerk of the terri- .experiment station were cut. with few
torial supreme court "I have often exceptions, June and 13. The wheat
seen it manifested in a striking way , was grown on medium upland prairie
on the South Canadian river which soil, without special preparation aside
gets very low in summer. It becomes, ! from manuring a part of the plats and
in fact, an underground river, the wa- green manuring others by plowing \
ter flowing beneath the sand During ' under cow pea stubble. Thirteen va-
the hottest days of summer, the water
sometimes disappears entirely, but
when the sun goes down and the cool-
er air takes up the heat from the sand
the water rises again and fills the of these varieties have been grown for j
so four years on the station farm giving
rieties averaged 22.0 bushels per acre
acre, only one yielding less than 20
bushels. The largest yield of any of
Ihesc plats was 27.9 bushels. Eleven
i giving j
average yield of 2?.5 bushels. Sibley's
New #-lden Missouri 151 ue stem, Nig-
ger and Early Red dawson have given
slightly largest average yields for the
four years. In the time-seeding trials !
early sowing gave the best results.
The cotton is doing its best, to beat
the corn in Oklahoma. In many
places it is five feet high, and is still
small pools. Cattle sometimes get so
thirsty that they will go to the river
in the middle of the day. When they
tind the water gone, they do not turn
away, feut lie down and wait until the
sun sinks and the water rises, when
they drink and go back to the range."
A vast amount of prairie hay has
been put up in the different Indian
How easy it is to m«We oneself rich 1 £T0*n£ skyward,
these days. Alia fellow has to do is The game wardens who have been
to get a charter for a railroad and put j appointed aud warn the public they
the capital stock in the millions. ■ will enforce the law, will find that
W. 3. Martin has been appointed j thej will have their hands full most of
game and fish warden of Kay county the time.
by Dan Widner. Walt says that he is W. U Turner, ex-territorial treasur-
going to sec that the game laws are er, bought S .5,000 in judgment bonds
enforced, and anyone shipping quail Lincoln courty last week. Mr.
or other game from Oklahoma will be Turner has bought $300,000 in Oklaho-
dcalt with according to law. ma judgment within the last month.
About the only injury the recent Oklahoma will transform a,bout all
rains have caused is the postponement ^er big corn crop into meat pro-
Characteristic appearance of leaf af-
fected with early blight.
end of ten day3 to two weeks half of
the leaf surface may be brown, with-
ered aud brittle, while the rest is of a
yellowish green color. Three weeks
or a month may elapse before all the
leaves succumb. The stems in the
meantime remain green, but they, too,
finally perish through lack of nourish-
ment. The tubers stop growing almost
as soon as the leaves are attacked, and
as a result the crop is practically
Treatment—Early blight may be
held in check by the application of the
fungicide Bordeaux mixture. This is
prepared and applied as follows: Pour
into a fifty-gallon barrel twenty-five
gallons of clean water; then weigh out
six pounds of crushed bluestone, or
copper sulphate, and after tying it in
a piece of coarse sacking, suspend the
package just beneath the surface of
the water by means of a string tied to
a stick laid across the top of the bar-
rel. In another suitable vessel, such
as a tub or half-barrel, slack four
pounds of fresh lime. Slack the lime
carefully by pouring on small quanti-
ties of water at a time, the object being
to obtain a smooth, creamy liquid, free
from grit. When the lime is slacked
add sufficient water to make twenty-
five gallons. As soon as the bluestone
Is dissolved, which will require an hour
or more, pour the lime milk and blue-
stone solutions together, using a sep-
arate barrel for the purpose and stir-
ring constantly to effect a thorough
mixing. It sometimes happens that
sufficient lime is not added, and as a
result the foliage may be injured. To
be certain that the mixture is safe,
hold a steel knife blade in it for two
or three minutes, and if the polished
surface of the blade shows a copper-
colored tinge add more lime, but if it
stays bright the mixture is safe to use.
Application of the mixture should be-
gin when the plants are four to six
inches high, and should be repated at
intervals of twelve to fourteen days
until five or six treatments have been
made. By adding eight ounces of
Paris green to each barrel of the Bor-
deaux mixture a combined fungicide
and insecticide is obtained, and this
will prevent the attacks of the Colo-
rado beetle, the flea beetle and other
insects. Before adding the Parij green
it should be mixed with a small quan-
tity of water, and when a thin paste
is obtained this should be thoroughly
stirred into the barrel of Bordeaux so-
Virginia, the new town southeast
of Blackwell, on the Hutchinson
Southern, will be changed to Wheat- i
land. It develops that there is anoth*
I er Virginia in the teiritory.
Oklahoma has cause for action
against l^ansas. The Kansas papers
ducts, and will thereby make the corn
net fifty cents per bushel.
Clyde Mattox, it is said, is certain
he will l e acquitted. lie might be if
he would sign a pledge consenting to
be hanged if ever found in a saloon
The Oklahoma editors have got
" thnt in tho Knnsns n«>nifpn home from their excursion onlv to de-
have tried every county in Oklahoma announce mat in tne Kansas pcniten ..... , ... " .
to get a marriage license ami have al- "ary there are 070 white men. 3 In- j el"™ that there is no place like home
ways failed beoauae of the youth of Ulan* 4 Mexicans and 1.K Oklaho- A general good tirao •.* reported by all
the girl. mans.
Greer county is now suffering from The United States commissioner
, , l'nrU ormioHnn nre nut inn nrnc "as apportioned the revenue derived
a plague of red ants People are set-Ithe 1 ans exP°MUon «>e out in a prcn- 11 .
ting their table legs in plates of mo-! lamation asking for a
lasses. large corn stalk
orld's fair n< z spring.
The I*ck Island extends into Beaver
S. X. Hopkins, territorial auditor,
Persons repres?nting the Atchison,
Topeka & Santa Fe railroad company
have made application in the office of county, although few people know it,
the territorial secretary for a charter1 nd has $2,185 worth of property
to permit the construction and opera- there.
tion of three new lines in Oklahoma.
at an estimated building cost of one ' sioners of Kay county, says the Santa
million dollars The ccr pauy will I'e is chopping down cornstalks and
be known as the Fasten. Oklahoma us'j3g them for ties n his neighbor-
railroad company. * hood.
lection of *roni leasing school lands, sections 16
to be taken to the j Bntl30- during tl six months ending
•Tune '10. *mong the different counties
The salary of the census supervisor
for Oklahoma was believed at first to
be as much as $5,000. It is believed
Will Buchholtz. one of the commis- 110"> However, that it will not exceed
$1,000. Cash Cade refused the en-
dorsement for the place because the
salary w as too small, and Outcelt hes-
itated for • time before accepting it.
oats were practically uninjured, and
the result in the harvest was equally I
good, for the binder got around the
sprayed plot without a hitch, while in
the other it was being choked at every |
round on account of the luxuriant
growth of the charlock.
Another experiment was carried out
in an oat ileld sown down with clovers
and rye grass, and the effect upon |
these plants is the question raised by |
our correspondent. Naturally one j
fears that what destroys charlock may j
destroy clover, but, so far as the Torr
experiment is concerned, this does not j
appear to be the case. The spraying
in this second trial took place when
the oats were about 14 inches in length,
and two plots were selected— the one I
getting a 15 per cent and the other a
20 per cent solution of sulphate of iron, j
In both cases the charlock was ex-
terminated, and the clovers at harvest
were found to be as luxuriant on the
sprayed as on the unsprayed plots.
Another satisfactory feature of the
spraying was its effect on thistles. 1
These in every case were blasted, and [
in the case of the plot subjected to the j
30 per cent solution, effectually made
harmless. As the result of what he :
saw in these experiments, Professor
Campbell has every confidence in rec- |
ommending farmers to adopt spraying
with sulphate of iron in doses of a
10'per cent solution for the general
extermination of this most trouble-
Spraying Wild Mustard.
The following account by the Scot-
tish Farmer of experiment carried on
in England, for the destruction of wild
mustard, or "charlock," are of un-
usual interest. The following is a
brief account of an experiment con-
ducted last year by Mr. Ovens, of
Torr, on behalf of the Lancashire
County Council, in a ileld badly infest-
ed with charlock. Professor Campbell,
under whose direction the experiment
was conducted, could not find a field
badly enough infested in the County
Palatine, but Mr. Ovens -was, unfor-
tunately, able to supply the deficiency
in t very marked degree.
The field selected was under oats
after lea. A portion containing 110
square yards was reserved for spray-
ing, and another portion, of equal ex-
tent, was left unsprayed for compari
soc with it, and the remainder of the
field was gone over with a "charlock"
weeding machine. The spraying took
place on the 14th of June, when the
oats were fully twelve inches in length
and the material used was a solution
of sulphate of iron, diluted to 13 per
cent. A remarkable result was ob
tained. The "charlock" was totally
destroyed, and in a few days the con-
trast between the two plots was strik-
ing to a degree. Where the spraying
had been performed the field bore a
dark green hue, while the unsprayed
| plot was quite yellow, with charlock
' in full flower. This is conclusive
' enough as regards the destruction of
I the charlock, but the important ques-
| tion remains. What effect had the
I spraying upon the oats and the clover?
I It is satisfactory to find that the an-
I ever here U equally conclusive. The
Oklahoma Wheat Experiment..
The experiment wheat plats at the
Oklahoma Experiment Station were
ut. with few exceptions, June 12-13.
The wheat was grown on medium tip-
land prairie soil, without special prep-
aration aside from manuring a part
of the plats and green manuring others
by plowing under cow pea stubble.
Thirteen varieties averaged 22.6 bush-
els per acre, only one yielding less
than 20 bushels. The largest yield of
any of these plats was 27.9 bushels.
Eleven of these varieties have been
grown for four years on the station
farm giving average yield of 28.5 bush-
els. Sibley's New Golden, Mo. Blue
Stem, Nigger and Early Red Clawson
have given slightly largest average
yields for the four years. In the time
seeding trials early sowing gave best
results. Twelve plats sown in Septem-
ber gave average yield of 28.7 bushels;
eight sown Oct. 5-15 yielded average
of 21.5 bushels: 12 sown in November
gave average of 5.4 bushels of low
grade wheat. All these plats were
sown with the lted Russian variety.
Plowing in July gave average yield
G.3 bushels greater than plowing early
Plowing four inches deep gave slight-
ly less yields than plowing eight inches
deep. No gain came from subsoiling
land plowed eight inches deep.
Manuring with stable manure great-
ly increased yield in all cases. Four
manured plats gave averaged yield of
27.5 bushels, while four under like
treatment except with no manure gave
average yield of 14.5 bushels. On an
acre in wheat continuously for seven
years, the half manured in fall of 1898
yielded at the rate of 30.6 bushels; the
half unmanured 12 bushels per acre.
Improving the physical condition of
the soil rather than adding plant food
is believed chief value of the manur-
Fifty-eight plats, including every
plat on the farm except those sown
late in the season, gave an average
yield of 22.67 bushels per acre, or about
10 bushels more than the average
wheat yield of the United States for a
series of years.
TI ..Hitmen's MarTelons Sight.
It has often been remarked that civ-
ilized people tend to become short-
sighted. This is because in tewns and
cities their vision is mostly confined to
short distances. Savage races, on the
other hand, are generally gifted with
remarkably keen sight, and a few
tribes are more noteworthy in this re-
spect than the African bushmen, whose
eyes are veritable telescopes, says
Chums. This power is no doubt a wise
provision of nature, for bushmen are a
small race, and if they were not able
to see danger a long way off they
would be exterminated by their various
enemies, whether savages of other
tribes or wild beasts.
A traveler in South Africa relates
that while walking one day in com-
pany with a friendly bushman the sav-
age suddenly stopped, and, gazing
across the plain, cried out there was a
lion ahead. The traveler gazed long
and earnestly in the direction indicated
by the bushman, but could see nothing.
"Nonsense," he said, "there's nothing
there." And he went forward again,
with the bushman following at his
heels, trembling and unwilling, and
still asserting that he could see a lion.
Presently the native came to a dead
stop and refused to budge another
inch, for this time, he declared, he
could cee a lioness with a number of
cubs, a fact which made the animal
more dangerous than ever. But the
European who could see no lioness,
much less its cubs, pushed ahead.
After walking a quarter of a mile,
however, he could dimly make out an
object moving across the horizon.
Still doubting that it could be the ob-
ject which the bushman said he had
seen, he continued to advance, and at
last was able to distinguish a lioness,
with her cubs around her, walking leis-
urely toward the woods.
Jones—I think it's a terrible thing
to have you give people hush money.
Brown—I don't; I give it to my wife
Brown—To buy the baby paregoric.
Backsliding is going to heaven by
taking one step ahead and two back-
a. IikobM t« Eihaaitloa tr m
HerTltM to Charity.
Vienna Special to the London Tal£
graph; The Vienna opera house eva^
year stages "Fledermaua" with its be t
artists, as does also the Berlin opera
house. Unfortunately this masterpiece
was the Indirect cause of its compos-
er's sickness and death. On Whit
Monday "Fledermaus" was played at
the opera, and Strauss was persuaded
to conduct the overture himself, as the
representation was for charitable pur-
poses. Doctors had forbidden him to
undergo any fatigue, as he suffered
from chronic affection of the bronchial
tubes. The master was always excited
while conducting, and had been espe-
cially warned against any sudden
change in temperature. He left the
opera In a heated Btate, took cold and
felt ill on returning home. Although
astonishment filled the opera bouse at
the freshness and vivacity of Herr
Strauss, who was 74 years old, and thA
vigor with which be bandied his batoli,
it soon appeared how weak he was, and
how little fitted his nerves were any
longer to bear the fatigue and excite-
ment of public appearance. He was
soon afterward seized with general
feebleness, and was unable after that
day to leave his room, but nothing
serious was apprehended. He worked,
according to his custom, during th
^ight, sometimes till the morning, at
the composition of a ballet, "Cinder-
ella," to be acted at the opera house.
This work gave Strauss much pleasure,
and he caused the first act, which he
had just concluded, to be played be-
fore him by his stepson, the pianist,
Herr Epstein. He intended to finish
the two other acts at IschI, Salzkam-
mergut, to which place he was to have
removed soon afted for the summer. Oa
a Friday he was seized with shivering
and pronounced inflammation of tho
lungs, which pursued such a rapid
course that the doctors declared tho
case hopeless on Saturday morning.
During his delirium the great composer
talked of his music, but when he parti?
recovered consciousness he expressed
hopes for recovery and entertained no
idea of death, of which he always dur-
ing his lifetime was so afraid that *ho
word was never pronounced before
him. His last words to the doctorf
were "Auf wiedersehen." He died
painlessly, surrounded by his friendj.
His last thoughts were devoted to th«
progress of his music.
It Tlas Iliid Km Development Under Pro*
The Hawaiian Islands are an ex«
ample of commercial development un-
der a close or protected system. It
was in 1866 that the islands first
touched an interest of $1,000,000 In our
import trade, chiefly through the whale
fisheries, as they made a convenient
stopping place for American whalers*
The interest was not doubled until the
reciprocity treaty went Into effect
(1877), and sugar became the great ar-
ticle of commerce, with rice as the sec-
ond in importance, but representing
only one-tenth the value of sugar. The
granting of free entry into the United
States for these two products wa
equivalent to remitting to the Ha-
waiian planters the sum of $1,000,003
a year, every dollar of which acted a$
a bounty on production. It was nat-
ural to find that so liberal a gift wai
soon appreciated, and the energies o(
the Islands were directed into laying
out plantations of sugar and rice. A
rice proved of uncertain profit, th'i
cultivation for export has not pros-
pered, although the domestic consump-
tion increased through the Influx of
Asiatics. The exports of this graiaj
were 2.250,000 pounds in 1876, attained
a maximum of 13,6.t4,200 pound3 In
1887, and are now about 6,500,000
pounds a year. Very different was tho
course of sugar, for which the only
market was the United States. Be-
ginning with an export of 26,OKI,00®
pounds in 1876, it passed 100,000,000
In 1882, doubled itself within four
years, passed 300,000,000 pounds in
1893, was 443,500,000 pounds in 1896,
and in 1897 touched 520,000,000 pounds,
giving no sign of halting or any ab-
sence of power to increase In the fu-
ture. The annual bounty of $1,000,00®
given in the first year of the operation
of the reciprocity treaty was than
more than $5,250,000—a little less than
one-half the grant made to the Louis-
iana planters in the best season of the
direct bounty In the tariff law of 1890.
Immaculate linen is the mark of good
housekeeping. To get the best results
"Faultless Starch.'' It makes collars, cuffs,
shirt fronts, etc , look like new. All gro
tiers sell it, 10c. a package.
The up-to-date book agent now wears
l canvas Buit
" Actions of the Just
*** Smell Sweet/'
The fngrnnce of life is vigor and
strength, neither of -which an be found
in a person whose blood is impure, And
•whose every breath speaks of internal
troubles. Hood's SarsaparilU purifies
the blood and makes the <wcak strong.
WE SELL DIRECT TO THE FARMER
.utile Board Plow-
hard • elm,
14-in . •« 0.
l'UOothar artk-iw. ^
}' a catalogue fro.
Write now and get
f for fall work.1— —
If AI'MMIll I'l.OW < O , HotUya Alton, 111,
ru w factory In the United Steui mlitni direct to fa-ma*
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Allan, John S. The Peoples Voice (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, August 4, 1899, newspaper, August 4, 1899; Norman, Oklahoma Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc117106/m1/2/: accessed December 12, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.