The Tulsa Chief. (Tulsa, Indian Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 50, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 14, 1905 Page: 2 of 10
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Battle Creek Sanitarium.
Battle (':■ r * Wht! men. r:e thit
n*tne roc jure* up—memories of other
da.* - the
r day*, wt* n the
r**lme*n of th© north
**rn lake region
b*nt th© bow and sm*
■ar*-d tb^ir far©*
wifh keai -braided th<
i-ir flowing kicks
with toath*-r- of th*
wild najgK that th*!
t might appear
more wild. If poaa:b
l*-, than befor*
And a* they painted
the ches-ks and
braided the* hair, th
jiharpt-D* 1 tfc© fl:n? a:
rruw head* and
fchajK‘1 n»*a bow*, t
hat tha;r lord*
snvbr do baft]© to
the death with
Creek to te appreciated to it* full
This Institution a? Ha* Tie Creek was
iK#t built up la a day—It took year*
of toil to reach the perfected state,
and th* work ha* tut begun—the great
work :* to come from rising genera-
ns who are Imbibing ld*-a* from the
Ba'tle Crett tom* and what it stands
For Three Decades
For more than three decade# the
esent institution baa been the
nter of a wonderful educa-
And h* re at Battle Creek way up j
in Michigan, a great battle one day I
did occur, and when it was over, and |
tie sun kissed the range to the far ;
we*t, the tom toms were muffled and !
the squaw-women wrapped their heads .
in van-colored blanket* and wept for |
with the going down of the sun many i
brave* passed to the proverbial happy
But that was many, many moons
a new era has long aince dawned
True, it is Battle Creek" to-day. Just
a* it was decades ago. but, instead of
the cry of the savage is beard the j
hum of industry the throb of life;
the greeting of men and women of
the Anglo Haion race—the shouts of |
happy boys and girls, who know of I
Battle Creek s former hb’ r • <-nly
by tradition And here on the site
of the famous battle between the red j
men stands now one of the fairest j
cities of the great Northwest; a city
sought out among thou - and* for in it
dwell, month after month, as the
years come and go. men and women
who find within the charmed circle
that which they hate long * ight •
When one spraks of health, the
mind naturally wing* itself to Battle
Creek, for up there health Is to be
found as at few other places on earth
Vorty year- ago there began in Bat-
tle Creek a return to nature mote
meet, with purposes and prlcfnples in
many respects similar to those which
led to the famous “Brook Farm Expcr
irnent" twenty years before an 1 to the
Grahamitc movement of that period.
This movement, while religious, was
avowedly non-sectarian, and was In a
broad aense philanthropic, altruistic
and reformatory. The Immediate re
suit.1* were the establishment of a
monthly jourral now known as Good
Health and shortly afterwards the
erection of a health Institution called
The Health Reform Institute. ’ The
chief features of the Institute u» this
early period were diet reform, dress
reform and the use of water as a cura-
In 1876 the present management
took charge of the institution and with
the consent and co-operation of tlu*
Board of Directors (the Institution
having been Incorporated ten years
before), a thorough reorganization was
effected. Broader plans were Intro-
duced, the methods of treatment were
placed upon n substantial and thor-
oughly scientific foundation, and the
name was changed to the Battle (’reek
Sanitarium. Since this time the
growth of th • institution hus been eon
•tanf and rapid.
From year to year accommodn
tlons for patients and facilities for
treatments wore enlarged to meet
the Increasing patronage until Feb
ruary, 1902, when a great fire swept
away the two principal build-
ings of the establishment. The erec-
tion of a now building was speedily
begun, ami the following year. May 31,
1903, the present fireproof main build-
ing, erected at a cost of more than
$600,000. was dedicated. The cost of
the entire establishment, including
equipment, twenty dormitories, cot
tages''and othei buildings has amount
ed to more than $1,200,000.
The Hattie Creek Sanitarium ns it
atands today is recognized the world
over as the most complete and thor-
oughly equipped establishment of Its
sort and the headquarters for physio
logic therapeutics or natural methods.
Connected with the Sanitarium is a
Training School for Nurses, in which
from two to three hundred nurses are
constantly under training.
These principles and methods have
penetrated to the remotest parts of
the civilized world, and scores of men
and women who have been trained in
these methods tire devoting their lives
to medical missionary work in heathen
The Hattie Creek Sanitarium may be
regarded ns an epitome of the ‘‘return
to nature" idea in practical operation
Its success in the restoration of sick
people to health brings to it annually
many thousands of men and women,
many of whom have been pronounced
Incurable, but who. nevertheless, with
rare exceptions, return a few months
later to their homes prepared to enter
again upon the battle of life
There are many sanitariums in the
world, but few. if any. that are eon
ducted on the same piano ns that at
Hattie Creek. Tills haven of rest and
health Is In no sense a tnotiey-mak
Ing scheme, and every cent that is
made from patients who art* able to
pay for their accommodations is used
to help those who have nothing hut
broken health. All over this country,
and even beyond the sens, branch in
Ktltutions art? springing up- creepers
from the mother plant at Hattie
Creek. One point in view is down on
State street, in the center of the ; u
tropolls of the Middle West, Chicago,
when hundreds of the* city's poor are
cared for ns tenderly as If in the pat
out Institution at Hattie Creek.
In a few brief paragraphs one can
tell but little of tlie good work of the
Hattie Creek Sanitarium, but a postal
card will bring pamphlets that will
tell all- all except the knowledge ob-
tained by actual experience, and that
experience must he had at Hattlo
tional, philanthropic and reform
i movement which ha* finally eulmin-
| ated in success undreamed of a few*
| years ago. and in this connection a
j brief history 1* most opportune. In 1
February Yr 2 the two main buildings I
of the Sanitarium were destroyed by i
r re F >r a short time the days were
lark for those who bud worked so
hard to build It up But strong hearts
are not to be awed by misfortune,
and a new budding sprung from the
ashes upon the old site.
The deduat.on took place May 31
and June 1. 1903. An elaborate pro
gram was tarried out and many men
of national reputation made speeches 1
and highly complimented the managers I
and their co-workers on their good j
work invitations were sent to all
patients, rich and poor, who had ever
been at the Sanitarium Many re-
sponded in person, and hundreds sent
letter* of regret.
One of the prettiest sights In con-
nection with the whole event was the I
procession of nurses and matrons ;
which formed on the college grounds,
opposite the new Sanitarium building, i
and marched through th* audience to ■
reserved seats at the right and left :
of the speakers’ stand. The matrons
in their usual cream white uniform,
the nurses in blue and wb‘te and the ,
gentlemen nurses clad in new white-
duck suits presented a fright which
moved the audience to one simultan-
eous burst of applause.
As before stated there are many
sanitarium* in the world, but none '
Ju-‘ like that at Battle Creek, It being
the first oi tne kind, so far as known,
v here an attempt has been made, and
crowned with success, to l»cing to-
gether in one place and under one
management all rational healing
agencies, giving special prominence
to those physiological or natural heal-
ing agents the scientific knowledge of
Which has been chiefly developed
within the last century, especially
hyproth crapy, electrotherapy, mas-
sage, exercise, diet, sunlight, mental
and moral Influences, rest, and gen-
eral health culture.
Of course the first thing to lie taken
Into consideration was the construc-
tion of the building to be occupied,
for much depended upon that. But
after it had been discussed pro and
con a plan entirely satisfactory was
adopted and the structure to-day plays
no small part in the healing process
that goes on from day to day at
A Return to Nature Movement.
The philosophy of the Hattie Creek
Sanitarium may be defined as the re
turndo nator * idea. The doctors teach
tie- use of natural foods, natural life,
the use of natural agents in the treat -
n ( nt of disease. A great amount of
attention I* given to dietetics. Fruits,
nuts and nut preparations, cereal foods
and easily digestible vegetables are
the basis for the delicious menus
which are daily served In the great
Sanitarium dining room, at which sit
down hundreds of intelligent men and
women from all parts of the United
States and even from foreign conn
tries. Milk, eggs and other dairy prod-
ucts are also freely used. Great care
is taken to provide the very best and
choicest of everything edible, of which
t lie physicians approve.
During the year which has just
closed a vast amount of these things
were required to provide for the army
of patients who visited the sanitarium,
for several thousand sufferers housed
there during the twelve months of
1904. As to the expense for the past
year It w as considerable, amounting to
a total of $327,189.99, divided as fol-
lows: Nut foods, r»0 tons. $26.76*.SO; 1
cereal foods. 101.994 pounds, $9,521.19;
bread, 65,026 pounds, $2,61)7.43; canned
goods, 3.699 cases. $10,506.65; fruit
Juices etc made on the place, 11.430
gallons, $2,030.90; fresh fruit. 5.783
bushels. $10,203.46; vegetables, 5,137
bushels. $3,695.20; sundry grocery
Items, 41,558 pounds. $3,396.38; eggs,
25,301 dozen. $6,789.65; butter, made
on the place. 29.961 pounds, $5,951.59;
cream, 68.678 quarts. $10,323.70; milk.
57.366 quarts. $1,692.45; coal, 5.714
tons. $20,000.00; labor, $213,553.59;
The amount of charity dispensed
during the past ten years at this
sanitarium amounted to $585,610.
To cate for the patients an average of
725 men and women were employed
during each year, and an average of
550 patients are under treatment at
this sanitarium every day in the year.
Wo have given our readers only a
brief glance at the workings of this
unique e tabli hment. Another article
would be required to give something
of the details of the daily routine of a
guest at the Sanitarium, and of the
met hods which have given to this in*
-t iiution its world-wide reputation as a
Mecca for sick folks.
Must Marry to Get Prize.
An artillery volunteer won recently
at a shooting match at Blackpool,
England, a prize consisting of a wed-
ding ring, gratuitous marriage cere-
mony. a wedding equipage, a polished
cradle, and a bassinet. But he must
marry within twelve months to get
Curtails Opium Smoking.
Japan’s official control of the use of
opium in Formosa is u success. Its
import into that island fell from $769.-
110 in 1902 to $594,095 In 1903. a de-
crease of $175,000. The price Is fixed
by the government, and selling agents
are only allowed a profit of W* per
cent. Since late in 1900 the number
of opium smokers In Formosa has de-
creased by about a thousand a month.
Bach opium smoker hus to be regis-
tered. Public opinion as well as the
law is against Its use.
To Ward Off Disease.
Among the peasantry of Roxburgh-
shire (Scotland) worn eh who are nurs-
ing babies wear round their necks
small cords of blue wool. These are
never removed, day or night, until the
child is weaned. By taking this pre-
caution they imagine that they insure
g(X)d health both to themselves and
their offspring during that critical pe-
riod. The cords are handed down
from mother to daughter and are es-
teemed in proportion to their an-
3 an T'-at Dees A*ay * th Peas c
t e* of Contestea Will.
Stephen B. Roa*h a wealthy octo-
jenanan of Norwich. Conn., ha* dis-
nbuted a second $1 among t -
' *elatlve*. He adopt* thi* course to
|‘avoid any fronted over his will alter
le is dead."
SE NG ONE’S OWN EXECUTOR '
Thi* plan ha* to me obvious ad van
goes where its
:♦'Hires it to go.
i a i*bot
r, w it!
tout depletion by
r - fee*—
, r. r. .Fc*aily n It Ii -
)** pay me
' Is ai
ive to receive the
ade of hi
I* fin a ries and to
n of seeing them
The other pre
1 <r accumulation
that Is vr
r.crease with age.
A man mu*t h
real faith and a
t to become hi*
• >wn i
It ought to help
Tim to remernh
»er that * there arc* n<
is in the
d, and to reflect
U |4 *
ne of the
h is t
he heaping tip of
heir* to qu&rrei
-Sew York World.
HIS DUTIES NOW IN PANAMA.
Dr. (‘barb s A. L. Reed of Ohio, win
has b**en appointed one of the com
misslontTK of the United State- t:
settle remaining disputes with Han
uina arising under the canal conven
tion. He is now en route to the isth
His First Support of a Democrat.
Senator McCreary of Kentucky call
ed forth a specimen of Irish wit on*
afternoon last week. Dennis Flynn
who brought the electoral vote of Ver
,mont to Washington, was walking uj
the hill toward the capitol in company
.with the Kentucky senator Flynr
Is himself very hefty. Although noi
tall, he is exceedingly broad, and the
weight on the sole* of his shoes h
great. As the two approached the
senate entrance a gust of wind blew
around the corner of the capitol with
the force of a hurricane and nearly
sw. pt Senator McCreary over back
ward. Flynn was quick to the rescue
seizing the senator by either arm an<
pushing him Into an upright position
“Thank you. Thank you,” said Me
Creary. ‘‘Not a bit of it." retorted
Flynn. “This Is the first time in my
life I ever supported a Democrat.”
Great Writer's Hard Life.
Mnxlm Gorky, whose arrest in Riga
|ias been announced, may be do
described as leader of the Russian
reform party. In his boyhood In* was-
by turns a shoemaker’s apprentice
working inhumanely long hours; ar
engraver, a painter of ikons, a cook'?
helper, lie was a boatman on tin
great river highways of Russian in
ternal trade. He worked in quarries
lie became a baker’s boy at $1 50 a
month He worked as a sawmill hand
and a longshoreman. His writings
are pitilessly realistic In describing
the tidal* and surroundings of the
poorest poor, and though they have
hitherto been passed by the censor a?
nonpolitical, it is not likely they will
be dealt with so liberally In future
Hjeschkoff is tlu* real name of the
author, who is now 36 years old.
Kitchener's Method With Rothsqhilri
Ot Lord Kitchener’s blindness man;
stories are told. The best is that ol
the lunch at which he was entertaine<
by Lord Rothschild when lu was pro
inciting the Gordon College at Khar
turn. Just before lurch Lord Kitchen
©r and Lord Rothschild wore seer
talking together, and presently, dls
tinctly red In the faro thi* head of the
great hanking house walked away
Lord Kitchener had bluntly asked hi
host how much lu* proposed to give. t(1
which the banker had replied, “On< I
thousand pounds." “You must give nu
£5,000 or 1 shall not stay." Kitchen*
is alleged to have said. Lord Wolsc
ley and others expostulated. It wa
all to no purpose. He would rot stay
to lunch unless he got the promise.—
King Christian Rewards Consul.
King Christian IX. of Denmark ha.
conferred the title of knight upon H
H. Rtrkhnlm. a San Franciscan, whe
for tin year* has represented the Dan
ish government as consul general t<
California. Oregon and Washington
Consul Hirkholm received information
of tlu* honor the king had seen fit tr
bestow upon him in return for hi?
services to his fatherland from thi
Danish cabinet. The rank of knight
hood is one of distinct honor socially
LESSON VIII., FEB. 19.
at multitude followed him. bettsst they »aw hi* mira-
1. A Sick Man at the Pool of
, B«thesda.—Vs. 1-5. 1. "After these
i things '' Two or three month* after
healing of th*- i^maui son. A
, fea*t of the Jew*- Probably the Pass-
ver, possibly Purina a m/nth earlier.
It ia a manor of no importance in
! Itself which feah» it was. except that
scholars have ma l it a basis for cal-
culating the dura1, n of the ministry
1 of Jesus a* reported by John. “Jesus
vent up" from Ga • -*• "to Jerusalem"
x* was his custom, to attend the
2. "By the sheep market." R. V.,
gate." It make- no special differ-
ence which word is supplied, as the
market was usually near a gate to
the city. Sheep gate is mentioned in
Neb. 3:32; 12:39 "A pool . . .
called . . , Betkesda." "House of
Mercy,” or "Place of receiving and
caring for the alcfr:."—Thayer’s Lexi-
3. "Lay a great multitude of im-
pcient folk." Lit* rally, people with-
out strength, especially, as here, de-
bility caused by sickness. The class
of diseases brought to these waters
U described as "blind, halt” (or lame,
as from rheumatism), “withered,”
members of whose body w’ere de-
prived of their natural juices, wasted,
The Troubling of the Waters.
Waiting for the moving of the wa-
ter." That there was a moving of
the water is evident from the state-
ment of the sick n.an in v. 7. But
this part of v. 3 and the whole of v.
4, explaining the cause of the move-
ment. is omitted from both the R. V.
and the Am. V., because they are not
found in the best manuscripts. Put
an supposed to have been a marginal
explanation, which in time became in-
corporat'd by some scribe into the
text. But this does not necessarily
Imply that the explanation was un-
5. "Had an Infirmity." The Greek
has the same root as impotent in v.
3. "Thirty and eight years.” How
long he had waited in vain by the wa-
ters is not stated. Hut the duration
of his sickness is given to show’ how
hopeless was the case which every ef-
fort for thirty-eight years had failed
to relieve, and hence the sympathy
which selected this ease, and the
marvel of the cure as enhancing the
II. Jesus Heals the Sic!: Man on
the Sabbath.—Vs. 6-9. 6. "Jesus saw
him lie." R. V., “lying.” "As the
trained eye of the surgeon quickly
selects the worst case in the waiting
room, so i the eye of Jesus speedily
fixed" on tin* one who “had been now
a long time in that case." “Hopeless-
ness was written on his face. "Wilt
(wouldest) thou (do you wish to) be
made whole?” In perfect health
The object of the question was to
awaken hope in his soul, to arouse
hin. from his despondency. "Not al-
ways are the miserable willing to be
relieved.” "The saddest eases of
paralysis arc* those where the will-
power has almost been lost.”
7. "I have no man, when the water
is troubled.” The bubbling of the
healing gases lasted for only a short
time, so that but few could get under
its influence before It ceased. "While
I am coming.” etc. "Thus picturing
the extreme haste and rapidity with
which the favorable opportunity was
seized. There was a rush and scram-
ble for the one chance, such as we
have seen for choice seats in a car
or a hall."—G. W. Clark.
He probably thought that Jesus
would help him into the pool, but he
did much better than the man’s wild-
est hopes, and (v. 8) "saith unto him.
Rise, take up thy bed, and walk." The?
bed was a light mattress, or thick
blanket. This command (1) awaken-
ed the dormant faith in the man (-»
It aided his will to move him into
action. (3) It drew the man to a
realizing sense of Jesus as the author
of his cure. (4) It enabled him to
recognize that the cure was perma-
nent. "No doubt, many of the cures
at the pool were merely temporary.
The cures wrought by Christ are per-
fect. and do not only give some re-
llef Exp. Gr< • k Test.
9. "Took up his bed.” Showing his
faith and obedience. "And walked."
Showing the completeness of the cure.
Light on Present Day Problems.
Sickness and trouble are instru-
ments in God’s providence for leading
ns to realize our sins and needs. They
compel us to turn away for a time
from the rush and excitement of
worldly business and pleasure, and
in quietness look at our hearts and
lives. The suffering you see around
you hurts God more than it hurts you
or the man upon whom it falls. But
he hates things rhat most men think
little of. and will send any suffering
upon them, rather than have them
continue indifferent to them. Mtn
- ay *aj W don’t want suffering;
we don’t want to be good!’ But God
fr.v.', I know my own obligations, and
>('** shall not ho contemptible
vr< ie):( f thtre be any resource in
the Godhead.’ The God who strikes
is the God wi; c Son wept over Je-
rufralem -George Macdonald.
As to the healing of the sick, and
the r**!i< f of the suffering bore wit*
n« —; to Jo>u.- that he was the Savior,
iho Son of God. so one of the strong-
est witnesses p, Christianity to-day
is found in what it does for the poor,
the *ick, the troubled. It is true re-
ligion to “visit the fatherless and
widows in their affliction." provided
those who do it "keep themselves un-
spotted from the world, from selfish
motives, and persooal sin. It is the
business of every Christian, and of
every church to bear such witness to
Waiting. Not a few are waiting
for some singular stir of the emo-
tions. some outward excitement, to
carry them into the kingdom, instead
of going directly to Jesus. They wait
long, and keep on seeking for the
moving of the waters, even while
Jesus is close by offering life and
Jesus cures the morally sick as he
did this man at Bethesda. not so
much by what he does for them as
by what he does in them. He awak-
ens the will-power, saying, “take up
thy bed and walk." Do the duty you
would do if you were a Christian.
The real test of a man is his an-
swer. Are you willing to be made
whole? Are you willing to be fitted
for the highest and purest life? Do
you really desire to be saved from
your sins, and to do the perfect will
The Troubled Waters. Healing still
comes from the troubled pool of life.
“In your vicinity is a pool of water.
You are thirsty, you come to It and
find it Toul with a green scum ou its
surface, you do not drink. In a still
pool devils swarm,’ is a Russian
proverb. Another pool is near. You
come to it and look and find it clear
as crystal, and find in it health, for
it is flowing water that gives as well
as receives."—C. H. Daniels, D. D.
Opposition to Christ on Account
of His Good Deed.—Vs. 10-16. to. “It
is the sabbath . . . not lawful tor
thee to carry thy bed." The general
law is laid down in Ex. 23:12; Jer.
17:21, 22. The principle was that the
ordinary business of carrying burdens
should not be carried on during the
Sabbath, but the Pharisees put on it
an interpretation of details which no
one could possibly obey, and left out
tho whole spirit of the Sabbath.
11, 13. The man defended himself
by saying that, so great and good a
men as the one who healed him had
told him to do it. But the man
“wist,” knew*, “not who it was.”
14. "Jesus findeth him in the tem-
ple," where one so cured would want
to go. “Sin no more,” implying that
his suffering was the result, at least
in part, of his sin. Jesus would make
the man’s cure the means to a higher
spiritual life. For there is something
worse than even thirty-eight years of
The fact that Jesus wrought his
miracle and others (six in all) on the
Sabbath aroused intense opposition
on the part of the Pharisees, so that
they sought even lo kill him. This
act was like a red flag to a wild bull.
It was like a spark to the powder
magazine of thyir antagonism and op-
position. They feared that the sky
would fall when Jesus brushed away
the clouds that hid the stars. They
thought the ceiling would fall when
he brushed away the cobwebs. They
had built their hopes like insects’
nests on the scaffolding of the temple
of Truth, and when Jesus tore down
the scaffolding of tradition, their
pride, their earthly positions, their
power of place, were certain to go
with it, and therefore they perse-
cuted Jesus and opposed his work.
It is thus that every one who is
very earnest in reform is sure to
How Jesus Met This Opposition.
The rest of the chapter is taken up
with the way Jesus met the opposi-
tion, and is full of instruction for all
who are trying to do good in the
midst of opposition. His method is
that “of ignoring himself and his own
reputation" and making the criticism
a text for popular instruction, iri
great spiritual truths.
As to the Sabbath, he showed that
he did on the Sabbath the same kind
of works that God was doing, works
of mercy, of religion, of helpfulness.
He and his Father were one. There
is no record of his doing secular work
on i he 8abbat h. (Vs. it.
In healing the sick man. and In all
his labors, he was bringing life to
men, just as his Father was the life-
giver. He was his Father’s agent and
almoner. His Father’s interests p.nd
his were identical.
The greatest gift that can be con-
ferred on any person is life; the next
greatest is more life, larger, fuller,
higher, more exquisite.
The life of Jesus reveals to us the
character and actions our Heavenly
Father loves; and by doing things on
earth ns they are done in heaven we
arc* learning, like apprentices, "to be
1 latticed in heaven’s ways when we
finally reach the heavenly life." (Vs.
But naturally the Jews would say:
"These are extraordinary and appar-
ently extravagant claims. They ar in
credible.” Jesus replies that he had
ihreo credible witnesses to his po-
The testimony of John, and his mis-
The testimony of the works which
tiic Father did publicly through Jesus.
The Father’s testimony through the
scriptures which were being fulfilled
Roosevelt Great Admirer of Lincoln
In each of the four corners of Pres
idem Roosevelt’s office in the white
house annex there is a loaded rifle—
a contrast to the beautiful flower?
which each day adorn the president’?
desks. Abraham Lincoln's picture i?
the only one in President Roosevelt’?
office. It directly faces Mr. Root©
volt’s desk. It has been said that nc
president since Lincoln's time ha?
been a deeper and keener student ol
Mr. Lincoln’s career than President
' You know, they say ‘ail the riorld
loves a lover,’ " began the sentimental
“Yes," interrupted tho cynic, "but
not as much as it loves to hear the
lover’s letters read out in court."
At the Soiree.
"Have you any of my works iq
your house, madam?” asked tho long?
"I beg your pardon,” said the lqdy.
"ore you an author or a clockmaketr
Exercise to the Limit.
Doctor—The only thing that will
cure you Is plenty of exercise after
I’oor Man—Exercise? Huh! I have
to hustle after my meals day In and
day out or I wouldn’t get ’em.
The Other Boy Was Angry, Too.
’’How did you get that lilac* eye,
"I got dat," replied Willie, disgust-
edly, “by waitin’ to count ten when
I was angry, like you told me to do.”
I ACCURACY AS A REQUISITE.
Of V.ui Importance fer Success in
The head of one of the largest dry
foods comrr -:ob houses .# this city
was asked the other day how it hap-
pened that his partner, upon whom the
principal responsibility of the busi-
ness rests, came to attain that po-
sit ion. while not yet 30 years of age.
"Purely and simply on hi* own
merit,” he replied. He came Into my
office and told me that he had fust
finished school and was looking for a
position 1 happened to have a po-
sition open at the time for an office
boy, and started him in at 15 a week.
Hi* rise from that position to the one
that he now occupies was steady and
rapid, and was due entirely to the fact
that, after having received an order
or instruct! he could be relied up-
on to carry them out, and do It cor-
rectly, too. He never started off on
anythin* hair-cocked, so to speak. He
was not afraid to ask questions and
thus get hi* instructions straight be-
fore undertaking the work in hand. In
fact, I might say that he owes every-
thing to the fact that he was always
j accurate in all that he did. You may
toink that I am preaching a sort of
ermon, but if young men entering
business positions, whether high or
low, would take for their motto the
two words. Be accurate,’ and wc lid
i live up to It, there neeu be no fear of
' the ultimate outcome of their under-
takings. ’—New York Commercial.
AM OLD MAN'S TRIBUTE.
An Ohtw Fruit Raiser, 78 Years OW»
Cured of a Terrible Case After Ten
Year* of Suffering.
^Sidney Justus, fruit dealer, of Men-
tor. Ohio says: I was cured by Doan a
Ki^-. Pills of a severe case of kid-
ney trouble, of
eight or ten
I suffered the
other pains in
the region of
These were es-
to lift anything,
and often I could hardly straighten
my back. The aching was bad in the
daytime £ it just a* bad at night, and
I wa* always lame in the morning. 1
was bothered with rheumatic pains
and dropsical swelling of the feet. The
urinary passages were painful, and the
secretions were discolored and so free
that often I had to rise at night. I
felt tired all day. Half a box served
to relieve me, and three boxes effected
a permanent cure.”
A TRIAL FREE.—Address Foster-
Milburn Co.. Buffalo. N. Y. For sale
by Si] dealers Price 50 cents.
The most agreeable people In tho
world are those who never have any
opinions of their own.
CONSCIENCE MONEY IN FRAME
Boston Man Gets Unique Contribution
From Man Who Wronged Him.
S. A. MacDonnell of Boston has a
Iwnique reminder that men sometimes
listen to the voice of conscience. It
bangs on the wall in his private of-
fice, and at the first glance it looks
not unlike a collection of medals. •
Closer examination shows that it is
six $10 gold pieces arranged in a ”ir-
cle on a mat of red silk, and with a
big silver dollar in the center. Th»*
whole is covered with glass and in-
| closed in a carved gilt frame.
Th* $61 is conscience money. More
ihan six months ago a man wronged
Mr. MacDonnell of that amount. It
was not a legal, but a moral, financial
obligation, and the man's conscience
prompted him to make restitution. In
order to show his contrition for the*
act he made tLe frarfle with his own
I hands, as well as setting the coins, i
Baying to Mr. MacDonnell he wanted
|o pay the money in such a way that
he should never forget it.
Mr. MacDonnell gave him "the right
hand of fellowship,” and says he
nhould have to be in pretty destitute
circumstances before he would ‘use,
uny of the money.
Of all the i harming things there are
To make the world a bright one-
I < hoose—and know I am not far
From picking out the right one—
I A girl ot seventeen nr so,
A figure trim from head to toe.
Gowned tastefully and neatly.
Look in her eyes what wells of truth, ^
Ot sympathy and kindness!
Put net too long, enraptured youth.
Inst looking bring love's blindness. I
An ang-JV Y• . but anyone
Who knows gold is not eopjjer
»'an see that she is full of fun.
Provided it is proper.
1 must confess, if Father Time
Would only let me stay so.
I'd stop . i XXI. and I'm
Not half ashamed to say so;
I env> much the lucky man
The joy of his beginning
To love this fair American—
His wooing and his winning.
Oh. who can lose hls faith In this
Our best beloved nation!
Here is our hone; she can not miss
Applause and ipptobation.
One dare not quit*- disparage one's
Own country until others
Can show such prizes for their sons,
And such piospective mothers!
Adulteration of Foodstuffs.
It is almost if not quite impossible
to obtain certain articles which are
true to their name. For instance, 1
(ioiiht if pure olive oil is to be had in
ti ls market except front dealers ol
the highest standing. I have found,
that in almost every case the vinegar
sold at low prices is fortified by min- j
eral acid. Cocoa is adulterated with j
an excessive amount of starch or with
thi- ground shells and sugar. It Is an
old story among food chemists that
ground coffee is duplicated by drying,
baking and powdering hog’s liver,
which is mixed with chicory and suffi
ciont coffee essence to give it flavor,
while even tho whole cofTee bean is
duplicated by an artificial article.—Dr. j
Leon S. Watters. Food Expert.
Insist on Getting It.
Some grocers say they don't keep
Defiance Starch. This is be< ause they
have a stock on hand of other brands
containing only 1- os in a package,
which they won't be able to null first,
because Defiance contains 16 ox. for
the same money.
Do you want 16 ox. instead of 12 ox.
for same money? Th--n buy Defiance
Starch. Requires no cooking.
A woman without a pin is some-
times as badly off as a man without a
Farll.M Green Onions.
Tiie John A. Salzer Seed Co., La Crosse,
U'is., always have something new, some-
thing valuable. This year they offer
am og their new money making vege
tallies, an Earliest Green Eating Onion.
It is a winner, Mr. Farmer and Gardener!
JUST SKNU THIS NOTICE AND 16c.
and they will send you their big plant and
seed catalog, together with enough seed
1.000 fine, solid Cabbages,
2.000 rich, juicy Turnips,
2.000 blanching, nutty Celery,
2.000 rich, buttery Lettuce,'
1.000 splendid Onions,
1.000 rare, luscious Radishes,
1.000 gloriously brilliant Flowers.
In all over 10,000 plants—this great offer
is made to get you to test their wurranted
vegetable seeds and
ALL fOB BUT 16o POSTAGE,
providing you will return this notice, and
if you will send them 26c in postage, they
will add to the above a big package ol
Salzer’s Fourth of July Sweet Corn—the
earliest on earth—10 days earlier than
Cory, l'eep o' Day, First of All, etc. [W.X.L'.j
Chinese Social Customs
According to the laws of good so-
ciety in China young widows shoo til
not remarry. • Widowhood is, there-
fore, held in highest esteem, and the
older the widow grows the more
agreeable her position becomes.
Should she reach 50 years she may,
by applying to the emperor, get a sum
of money with which to buy a tablet
on which her virtues are Inscribed.
The tablet is then placed over the
door at the principal entrance to ner
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 ell other Cold Water
Starches arc put up In %-pound pack-
ages. and the price Is the same, 10
cents. Then again because Defiance
Starch is free from al>l 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 save much lime and money
and the annoyance of the iron stick-
ing. Defiance never sticks.
Under the existing law if a German
It Rests With the People.
Dishonesly in politics is so generr.
Jy tht rule that men who are honest :n
their private business do not hesitate
to falsify, cheat anil steal in the mat-
ter of political nominations and elec-
tions If they can do so with any pros-
pect of escaping punishment. There
can be ro honest politics expressing
the choice and voice of the people un-
less. in the first place, the people are
enabled to take personal part by
means of primaries in nominating can-
didates. and. in the second place, un-[
1 less they perform their public duty!
f qualifying themselves to vote in all j
: elections, primary and final, and then i
go to the polls and cast thglr votes.
Eternal vigilance is the price of lib-
erty.—New Orleans Picayune.
Young Edward, aged G. was quite
tired of staying in the house. Hls
mother was ill and had tried to keep!
hint in the room with her because her
room was warmer than hls playroom,
cut his toys were all In the playroom
and he became restless to go to them.
“Good-by, mamma." he said, “1 will i
come hack In a thousand years.”
• I will be dead and buried by that
The llllle fellow stopped a moment
with hls hand upon the door and think-
ing of the creed he replied:
“Never mind, mamma, you will rose
World Rapidly Growing Smaller.
Within the memory of men now
only middle aged, the world read with
astonishment Stanley's description of
the great Victoria falls of the Zam-
besi In central Africa. Now we read
that the falls which he reached after
so much laborious travel among sav-
age negro tribes are to be made one
of the show places of the earth for
the white man. The world grows
smaller very fast these days.
remains abroad for ten years without
having obtained special consent of
the government authorities he loses
hls civil rights as a German subject
and also his claim for protection.
U£?.'<^.!?£ [ Thompson’* Eye Water
Add re-s E. F. SPA FLOW. Fnwl'uAa. Ok la.
T: Write For
^ - * PIZMS AIO CATALOGuL
THE HURRAY COMim PALLAS. TEXAS.
NEW PENSION LAWS iliL
apply to NATJIAV IUl.liKI 1 KL», U1A If at.
W. N. U.—Oklahoma City—No. 6. 1905
Three xreat poreulte b»ve netln ehown wonderfal
muite ou tho Free HumeEioad Land* of Western
t/anad* title year.
Magnificent climate—fanners plowing In toelr shirt
•loeria la the middle ot November.
‘ AM are bound to be more than pleased with the
Coal result* of the pa.«t season'* harvest*.”—Extract.
Coal. wood, water, hay tn abumlauce. Schools,
churches, msrksts convenient.
Apply for Infonratlun to Superintendent of Immb
grstlun. Ottawa, Canada, or t» authorized Van ad tan
Government Agent— J. * Creator*, No. 125 W.
Ninth Street. Kansas City, Missouri.
riease say where you sew this •4v«nUeneati
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