The Stroud Democrat (Stroud, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 39, Ed. 1 Friday, July 4, 1919 Page: 3 of 8
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ART WALKER RESIGNS
The tenderness and
flavor of Libby's Dried
Beef are frequently com-
Libby, McNeill * Libby
Such as mother used to make — flaky, fluffy and golden
brown—with an aroma that makes you impatient for dinner
to be served can be made from
Milled from only the finest wheat, pure
and nutritious. Always oven laboratory
tested before being sacked, Heliotrope
can be depended upon to make every
baking a success.
The flour of unusual quality
for every baking intent
Oklahoma City Mill & Elevator Co.
Can't Get Ahead of Boys.
' A firm in Massachusetts avenue, Just
Btnrtlng into business, sent up rubber
balloons in lots of ten, and attached to
eai'h was n ticket calling for merchan-
dise. The news had scattered far and
wide. But the boys did not intend to
let the balloons sail away Into the air
and come down in some one's yard
When the first ten left the hands of
tho man sending them up there was a
twang of rubber bands and a flock of
bent pins was shot Into the slowly ris-
ing balloons. Four dropped to the
ground, burst Into bits—and likewise
four tickets calling for merchandise
which tho youthful bandits scrambled
for and took into the storo for re-
It Ran Away.
"Well, Brown, how ill you look 1
What's the matter?"
"Oh, nothing much; losing weight,
that's all. Lost a hundred and thirty
pounds of flesh In one day."
"Fact, I assure you. My wife has
eloped with the next-door neighbor!"
Mother—"I'm going to dust your
Jacket I" John—"Can't you do it with
the vacuum cleaner, ma?"
A man seldom realizes what a cold
world this is until his creditors begin
making it hot for him.
PUT SLIGHT VALUE ON SELF
Parishioner's Explanation of Back-
sliding That Might Be Acounted
More or Less Convincing.
Charles B. Ford, the leader of the
Chicago butter and egg board, was de-
fending the high price of eggs.
"It is the egg expert to the soldiers
overseas," he said, "that makes pieces
high. Tho egg market, you see. Is
governed by a purely business spirit.
"If you try to be Idealistic with the
egg market you are treated like Doo-
"Doctor Steenthly said to a belli-
cose parishioner who lmd given anoth-
er parishioner a black eye:
" 'My friend, you should love your
neighbor as yourself.'
"'Yes, sir; that's right, sir,'said the
" 'I'm glad you agree,' snld Doctor
Steenthly, nnd he added In a rather
" 'Do you, though—do you honest-
ly—love your neighbor as yourself?"
"'Yes, sir; oh, yes, sir,' said the
parishioner; 'but I'm n modest man,
you see, and, to tell the truth, I uln't
a bit stuck on myself, sir.'"
Art L. Walker, who resigned yester-
day as a member of the Oklahoma
corporation commission, said last
night that he plans to devote all of his
time after Ills retirement from public
life to his private business. Walker
has considerable farming interests in
the southwestern part of the state
and, It is said, owns several valuable
oil and gas leases in Texas and Okla-
homa fields which he plans to develop.
Walker Is perhaps the best Informed
man In the state on conditions In the
Mid-Continent oil field, and at the
capltol it was said he is planning
extensive operations in the oil busi-
ness. He was the first state chief oil
and gas conservation agent, and it
was under his direction and super-
vision that the present oil and gas
department of the commission was
created, developed and put into work-
The resignation of Walker removes
from the official circle at the capltol
one of its youngest, most active and
conspicuous figures, whose rise In
officialdom Is believed to have few
equals in Oklahoma. Walker came
into political prominence during the
Fifth legislature as Speaker McCrory's
secretary, and from there he stepped
from one important position and office
to another until he reached the bench
of the corporation commission. In his
first statewide political campaign he
was elected to one of the highest
offices in the state by the largest vote
ever given a candidate for the place.
Walker's resignation means the
election of two members of the corpo-
ration commission in the general elec-
tion a year from this November
Some people toll themselves lies
Just to mnke a fool of their better
When love anil skill work together
exrect a masterpiece.—Charles Keade.
I When You're Tired i
and need the invigora-
tion of a well-flavored,
full-bodied hot cup,
there's nothing superior
Delicious and healthful,
it supports and cheers
with its refreshing good-
| ness, and it is an eco-
; nomical table drink as
| At Grocers.
I Two sizes, usually sold at 15c and 25c
NEW LAWS ARE IN FORCE
Non-emergency Measures of Last Sea-
sons Become Effective.
The ninety-day limit ran out last
week 011 the filing of the referendum
petitions for submission of (he ques-
tion of the repeal of the automobile
license tax law and the amendments
made by the last legislature to the
workman's compensation law.
All non-emergency acts, including
the two on which incompleted peti-
tions have been filed have become
effective. The petitions bearing the
required number of signatures on the
auto tax was filed, but the one on the
compensation law was not. Operation
of the auto law is to be automatically
suspended until voted upon by the peo-
ple at the next general election.
Of the non-emergency acts which
have become effective the blue sky
law, the home ownership law and the
amended workman's compensation law
are perhaps of the most general im-
portance. Majority of the other new
laws are appropriation bills, making
available funds for the maintenance
of the several state departments and
institutions during the next fiscal year
and local bills affecting conditions in
Laws prohibiting desecration of tho
flag, barring the teaching of foreign
languages below the eighth grado in
the public schools and prohibiting
fraudulent statements in adver :
ments are among the new ones.
A commission composed of the gov
ernor, secretary of state and the state
bank commissioner constitute the
board which is fo administer tho blue
sky law, designed to protect the pub-
lic from investment in worthless secur-
ities known as the buying of blue sky.
They constitute what is known as the
securities commission charged with
the responsibility and dut> of passing
upon the merits of stock offered for
sale in Oklahoma.
The home ownership law will be
administered by th« commissioners of
the land office. The bill carries an
appropriation of $250,000 and in addi-
tion all of the money accruing from
the express rate refunds, now undic
tributed and in the hand^ of the cor-
poration commission will be turned in
to this fund.
Several hundred applications for
loans from the fund are already on
hand, It was said by Secretary A S J.
Shaw of the commissioners of the
land office. The applications will be
considered in the order in which they
are received, it was stated.
SHADOWS OF COMiNQ ENVENTS
3-6. Altus Fair.
6-LI, Hugo Fair.
8-11. Ada Fair.
11-13, F'auls Valley Fair.
10-12, Iwtwtoo Fair.
10-12. Tho.iim Fair.
10-is. Duncan Fair.
10-13, Hallett Fair.
10-13, Apache Fair.
10-20, Klk City Fair.
10-13, Si Meno Fair.
11-.". U'atyiga Fair.
11-18, Stigler Fair.
11-13. Madill Fiir
12-14. Tishomingo Fair.
15-Is, Shawnee Fair.
16-19. Guthrie Fair.
lfi-18, I'auiue Fair.
16-2", Dewt-\ Fair.
17-21, Vinita Fair.
20-27. Oklahoma State Fair.
24-2J, Wagoner Fair
,• Net Contents lr)Fluid D achn
For Infants and Children.
H-2J, Wagoner Fair.
2!>-o t ! . Muskogee Free Fair.
1-4. Nowata Fair.
27-29, Waukomis Fair.
MAYOR CLINGS TO HIS JOB
Watson of Muskogee, Blocks Man.
McAlester.—Mayor D. P. Watson
ordered the filing of a response
against the dismissal petition filed
with the state supreme court by in-
terested citizens in the appealed man-
damus proceedings forcing him to call
an election for the managerial form oj
By this action, unless some special
speed is instilled in the procedure,
Mayor Watson will insure that ho
finishes the two remaining years of
his term of office before the court
finally decides the issues in the case.
The election has already been held,
the new charter changes being
adopted, after the district court with
Judge It. W. Higgins, now supreme
justice, ordering the mayor to call the
election in the district court hearing
hore. Mayor Watson says he will not
call an election under the charter
change until the pending litigation is
decided on its merits.
I ALCOIiOL-arER CENT.
J Mflirlntintmcl'oou hy Re£uta_
! IfatJ the Stomachs and Bowls or
Thereby Promoting Ditofen
neither Gpium.Morphlne nor,
Mineral. Not Naucoth
- t k
El Reno Votes Bonds.
El Reno.—Establishment of a sys
tem of four or more parks for El Reno
was made possible by the carrying of
the bond issue of $25,000, a vote of
145 for and 109 against having been
polled on the subject. Uncertainty of
voters is believed to have been respon-
sible for the small number of votes
cast, an argument having arisen over
whether all taxpayers or only real
estate owners were eligible to vote.
The present plan is to devote the
$25,000 for the new park sites and lm*
provement of the present park.
We Get the Flag.
Oklahoma City -Senator Owen, who
has requested that the war department
turn over to tho state of Oklahoma
the colors of the 142nd infantry, today
received assurances that they will bo
delivered to Oklahoma.
A fielpful Remedy for
ami Ftwrtsflness awl
i Loss of Sleep
' rcsultinyi^f^"1 -n'
Fac simile Sn!nnturr_of
Mothers Know That;
An East Cleveland SumH y school
teacher reports this remarkable In-
stance of youthful philosophy.
"Why," asked this teacher of her
chis-;, "do you love your father and
One of the llttlo ones answered very
prettily, "I'.eCaifKo they are nice, and
because they are my father and moth-
er, and because they are good to me
anil love me."
"And why," pursued the young wom-
an, "do you love God? Cecil, you may
"Got to!" said Cecil.—Cleveland
1 Plain Dealer.
"I hear strange sounds in my en raj
I>oc." "Well, where would you expect
to hear them?"
The Centauh ComMS*
Exact Copy of Wrapper
STATEHOUSE BREVITIES j
The extent to which text books now
in use in the public schools of Okla-
homa will be changed in the five year
adoption soon to be made by the pres-
ent school text book commission will
be determined largely by the report
of a special committee designated to
study the subject of changes. A com
mittee of three members of the com
mission has been appointed to go
thoroughly into the subject, consider
the merits of the books now in use as
compared with those offered for
adoption and suggest in what cases
changes should be .made.
Federal Judge Williams has sent a
letter to Governor Robertson em-
phatically denying the report that he
refused to honor a requisition for the
extradition of Henry Starr, bank
robber, when he was governor Starr
was arrested a few days ago at Tulsa
on a charge of robbing a bank at Den-
tonville, Ark., 27 years ago and it
was said at the time that a previous
requisition was turned down by Wil-
liams. Governor Robertson declared
that if he found the facts the same as
were presented to Williams he too
would refuse to honor it.
The Mechanics and Metal.- Wt.oii !
Bank, New York, was designated by
Governor Robertson as the fiscal
agency where all bonds- of the ■ ;;ito
of Oklahoma and its variou: subdi-
visions are to be paid The governor
said he had arranged for the state to
receive 2% per cent interest on bal-
ances instead of 2 per cent which was
paid by the former agency A bill to
bring the agency from N u York to
Oklahoma City precipitated one of
the hardest fights that f< .itured !!. •
last session of the le^i lature, and
was sponsored by the governor.
Fred Parkinson, state examiner and
inspector, will be a contender for ti ■
next Democratic nomination for ror-
poration commissioner in the primary
next August. Parkinson has been
state examiner and inspctor for six
Cruce and has twice been elected to
ofllce. His home is in Wagoner. It.
E. Echols, of Elk City, who was re-
cently appointed b Governor Rob-
ertson to succeed W. D HumpL
on the commission, also expn'ed to
be a candidate in the next primary to
The referendum petition on the
question of taking the federal prohi-
bition amendment to a dire« r vote of
the people of the state, was offered
for filing and record in the ofllce of
the secretary of state hy Warren P.
Gill and C. B. Stuart, attorney repre-
senting the petitioners. Acting upon
the advice of Attorney General Fre
ling, Secretary of State Mori 1 r
fused acceptance of the petition, and j
Judge Stuart announced that ma
damus proceedings will bo institute
immediately to compel the secretary
of state to accept the petition.
"Aren't those sentences of yours
' rather long?"
"I made 'em that way on purpose,"
J replied Senator Sorghum. "Ive seen
a similar trick worked by fancy mer-
chants. I can't always deliver a big
; thought nnd many a small article is
made Impressive hy being put in a
Never Is the weather so bad that
the oldest inhabitants can't remember
when it was worse.
llettcr ! 111 the YVenk
Old people who me f.' bin iiml yooniro^
p^,i[,lo who 1« wouli. will li« Btri'tifithenf&
ni rn 11.!,'<! to Be tflvoush Ihrt dupresBtn*
> el Kilintirr l'« tutting (iuiVA'il l.iHtelrnM
hill tonic. It purIn'■ unil t'tirT ht!H the b!rm\
n I 1'HIMh up tho wl'olff nyiittsin. Tou call
' 'in f-■ ; lla tSlreliKtnmif*,, Iavlgorntluiif
The Newlyweds' Chance.
Prospective Tenant Have yon anjj
available houses for rentt
ltentnl Agent- We have n houv-o all
K'lll) past l'otato street, occupied bjj
Wllltum Gahe anil wife; anil 1 notice^
In the paper yesterday she has hu«^
htm for a divorce.
Watch Cuticdra Improve Your Skid,
On rising and retiring gently nmeaB
the fa«e with Cutlcura Ointment,
Wash off Ointment In fiva minutea
.with Outlcura Soap and hot water, ft
fs wonderful sometimes what Cutlcura
will tfo for poor complexions, dandruff,
itching and red rough hands.—Adv.
Tho patch Is likely to come off In a,
patched up quarrel.
Grow Wheat in Western Canada
' One Crop Often Pays (or the Land
r/' v -
"J* ti £• .
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Western Canada offers the gn-atest adva^tagea to home seeker*.
Large profits arc assured. You can buy 011 « iay payment terras,
Fertile Land at $15 to $30 per Acrc—
land similar to t^at which through many/ y^ars has averaged from to 45
bush, ti of wheat to the acre. Hundreds of ca -m
Canada a single crop
menfc of the L> minion ^
me fai/ru-r to prosper, and extend <■. t-ry j.
he acre. Hundred-! of rases arc. n record where m W^ t-rn
tyu* paid the cost o! land anil production. The Govern*
ft d Provincer, of Manitoba, Saskatchewan ixl AjUt rra want
r, and extend e . 1 ry possible encouragement aucl help to
Grain Growing and Stock Raising.
Though Western Canada offers land at such low figures, the lii^U
prices of grain, cade, sheep and hogs will remain.
Loans for the purchase o: stock may be had at low interest;
ther<- are im .d vlaipping facilities; best of market-; free schools;
churches; splendid < irna^; low taxation .(none cm improvements.
i' l lit -wtnr*.
F. H. HEWITT, 2012 Main Street, KANSAS CITY, MO.
Canadian Government Agent
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Whitmore, R. J. The Stroud Democrat (Stroud, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 39, Ed. 1 Friday, July 4, 1919, newspaper, July 4, 1919; Stroud, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc120549/m1/3/: accessed April 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.