The Labor Signal. (Oklahoma City, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 3, 1905 Page: 3 of 8
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SOME SUMMER "DON'TS."
Dbnt eat fried food.
Don't, above all, fuss.
Don't wear a waistcoat.
Don't fret about the heat.
Don t lead the strenuous lite.
Don't go with unshaded eyes.
Don't reject excursions as "com- j
Don't envy your neighbor wBo is
Don't be afraid of being unconven j
Don't do the same thing you do in
Don't forget our beautiful parks,
our beaches and our trolley cars.
Don't forget the shady side of the
street nor the sunny side of the peo-
Don't fuss about the flies and mos-
quitoes; in the country they are a
hundred to our one.
BISHOP I. W. JOYCE IS DEAD.
Prelate in Methodist Episcopal Church
Succumbs to Paralysis Stroke.
Bishop Isaac W. Joyce. Methodist
bishop of Minnesota, died at Minne-
apolis. July 28, as the result of a cere-
bral hemorrhage and consequent at-
tack of paralysis with which he was
stricken while preaching at Red Rock.
Minn., July 2.
Bishop Joyce went to Minnesota
six years ago. Previous to that time
Ownership in Letters.
Letters belong to the person to
whom they were sent; but the writer
of the letters has still such an interest
in them that he has a right to restrain
-excepting under special circumstan-
ces—any use being made of the com-
munication made in the letters.
In the Dim Night.
In the dim. starless night and long,
Be thou my morning song!
Thick thorns beset me in the strife-
Be thou life's rose uf life.
Until at last, the journey o'er,
I sight that stormless shore
h, i. grief is not and heaven's own light
Enfolds earth's night!
Says a Georgia philosopher: "It
we just make enough cotton to clothe
us, enough corn to feed us, and have
faith enough to ask a blessing, we'll
be as nigh happiness as it's good for
us to get."—Atlanta Constitution.
(( Afflicted with
ioru eyes, nee
1 Thompson's Ey« Watsr
1 MORE HEADACHE'
GENERAL WEAKNESS AND FEVER '
ISAAC W JOYCE
he had been presiding bishop of the
Methodist missionatT field work ia
China and Japan. It is said ot him
that he has spoken in the cause of re-
ligion in every civilized country of the
world. Before going abroad he was
a pastor at Chattanooga. Tenn for
four years, and at Cincinnati. Ohio,
six years. He was a graduate of
Hartsell university, u United Brethren
institution of Ohio.
Bishop Joyce was G!) years old.
The devil doesn't need an under-
A iar?e 3-oz. packatre Red Cross Ball Blue, only
6 cents. The liuss Company, South Bend, lnd.
As a rule, the man with a swelled
head doesn't suffer half as much as
those who are compelled to associ-
ate with him.
Do You Know
That death may lurk in your walls?
In the rotting past© under wall paper ;
in the decaying glue or other animal
matter in hot water kalsomines (bearing
fanciful names)? U e nothing but
Destroys disease germs and vermin.
fl Rock Cement
Does not rub or scale. You can brush it
on—mix with cold water. Exquisitely
beautiful effects produced. Other finishes,
mixed with either Jiot or cold water, do
not have the cementing property of
Alabaetine. They are stuck on with glue,
or other animal matter which
rots, feeding disease germs, rub-
bing, scaling, and spoiling walls,
clothing) etc. Buy Alabastine only
in five pound packages, properly la-
beled. Tint card, pretty wall and ceiling
design, "Hints on Decorating" and our art-
ists' services in making color plans, free.
Grand Rapids, Mich., or 105 Water St., N. V.
MUSKOGEE MAY QUARANTINE
If Necessary, Strigent Measures Will
be Taken Against Yellow Fever
MUSKOGEE: Mayor P. B. Fite
has called upon the council to take
some action relative to protecling the
town from yellow fever. While it is
not known whether he will demand
that a quarantine be declared against
New Orleans, he will order the city
to take all precautionary measures to
prevent the disease coming in, and if,
in his opinion, the dinger increases,
a quarantine will be declared. The
mayor calls attention to the fact that
yellow fever has been known this far
north, and that twenty years ago
there were cases of yellow fever at
Fort Gibson, when that town was a
TROOPS CAN TAKE PART
Brigadier General Will Allow Fort
^Si11 Soldiers at Celebration
LAWTON: Mayor Jones received a
letter from the brigadier general com-
manding the southwestern division at
Oklahoma City, advising that favor-
able indorsement has been forwarded
Col How-e at Fort Sill relating to the
artillery maneuvers for August 5 and
the county fair. The 5th is the fourth
anniversary of the opening of the
new country. Col. Howe assured the
committee that ne would gladly as-
sist in the celebration and this as
sures some fine artillery drills on the
ground that day.
The commanding officer at the fort
tendered his services with the cavalry
so the people will have a treat worth
coming a long distance to see: Of-
ficers at the fort have always taken a
kindly interest in Lawton and the
new ones are no exception.
: TOIIET ^
for women ^
troubled with ills peculiar to
their sex, used as a douche is marvelously suc-
cessful. 1 h oio uglily cleanses, kills disease germs,
stops discharges, heals inflammation and local
soreness, cures leucorrhcca and nasal catarrh,
Paxtine is in powder form to be dissolved in pure
water, and is far more cleansing, healing, germicidal
and economical than liquid antiseptics for ail
TOILET AND WOMEN'S SPECIAL USES
For sale at druggists, GO cents a box.
7 -111 Box and Book of Instructions Free.
Tmc 8. Faxton Company Boston. Mass.
Deeds Said to be Forgeries
SAPULPA: A suit has been filed
in the courts here, alleging forgery in
a land deal. The plaintiff in the
case is Lula Wilkerson.- and the di
fendant the International Land com
pany of Muskogee. The plaint if 1
claims the land was allotted to her
as a citizen, and that neither she
nor her husband knew anything 1
the alleged deal. The deed was tiled
in the clerk's office here in May.
Dow a Woman Was Freed from Trouble*
That llatl Made l.ifo Wrot, lie,I Tor
The immediate causes of headache*
vary, but most of them come from poor
or poisoned blood. In ana-uiia the blood
is scanty or thin ; tbo nerves uro imper-
fectly nourished and puiu is the way in
which they express their weakness. In
colds the blood absorbs poison from tho
mucous surfaces, and the poison irritates
tho nerves and produces puiu. In rheu-
matism, malaria and the grip, tho poison
in tho blood produces like discomfort. In
indigestion tho gases from tho impure
matter kept in tho system affect tho
bio oil in the same way.
The ordinary headache-cures nt best
(jive only temporary relief. They dendeu
the pain but do not drive the poison out
of the blood. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
ou the contrary thoroughly renew tho
blood and the paiu disappears perma-
nently. Women in particular have found
these pills an unfailing relief iu head-
aches caused by anosmia.
Miss Stella Blocker recently said: "Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills did mo a great deal
of good. I had headacho nearly all tho
time. After I had taken three boxes of
these pills I became entirely well."
'How long had you suffered?" she
'_For several years. I can't tell tho
exact date when my illness began for it
came ou by slow degrees. I had beeu
going down hill for many years."
'Did you liavo any other ailments?"
' I was very weak and sometimes I had
fever. My liver and kidneys were af-
fected as well as my head."
' How did you conio to take tho rem-
edy that cured you?"
' I saw iu a southern newspaper a
statement of some person who was cured
of a like trouble by Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills. My physician hadn't douo me any
good, so I bought a box of these pills.
After I had taken one box I felt so much
better that I kept ou until I became en-
Miss Blocker's home is at Leander,
Louisiana. Dr.Williams'Pink Pills are
sold by all druggists. Besides headache
they cure neuralgia, sciatica, nervous
prostration, partial paralysis and rheu-
Celery Is Cultivated Weed.
Celery is the cultivated variety of
the English weed smallage. It was
introduced into kitchen gardens in
Kngland about the time of the Re-
formation, by some Italians, who gave
it the Italian name "celleri."
The indications are that this will
be a very malarious year—Chills and
Fever will be much in evidence. If
you become a victim don't fly to some
new untried remedy—devised In a
day. Use the reliable time-tried
Cheatham's Chill Tonic. It always
cures. It's guaranteed by your drug-
gist to do so.
Chinese Brick Tea.
In Manchuria, Siberia and North
China much use is'made of Chinese
brick tea, not as a beverage, but as a
vegetable, boiled with rice and muttcn.
' l had Inflamntory ftliemiiat Ism, hut I am
wi ti ti'jw. thanks to Dr. I.afid Kennedy's Fnvorlte Kein-
eily. It's my best friend." Uarrett Lansing, Troy, N. Y.
If virtue is its own reward it Is all
to the good.
CSK TUB FAMOUS
Red Cross Bull Blue. Iairge 2-07.. paek-age 5
ceatb. The Ituss Company, South Beud, Ind.
Pioneer Circulating Library.
The earliest known circulating li-
brary was established in Dumfermline,
Scotland, in 1711. Allan Ramsay
started one in Edinburgh in 1725.
PJTC permanently ''tired. No fits or nermanne*? aft
allO nrst day's use of Dr. Kllnc'a Great Nerve Restor-
er. Head for FBKK *2.00 trial bottle and treati**
Da. u. ti. Klikk, Ltd., 931 Arch Street, i'iuludolplna, F*
WILL HOLD AN ELECTION
Toledo, St. Louis & Western R. R. Co.,
"Clover Leaf Route."
St. Louis to all Points East
Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Yorlc-
R. J. McKAY, D. P. A., St. Loui..
W. N. U.-Oklahoma City-No. 31, '06
When Answering Advertisements
Kindly Mention This Paper.
Washington, l .C,
'Successfully Prosecutes Claims.
I ate Principal Examiner U S Pension Bureau.
j jrs 111 civil war. 15 adjudicating claims, atty sine*
Cherokee Politicians Resent Refusal
of Chief Rooers
1'RYOR CREEK: The refusal ot
W. C. Rogers, chief of the Cherokee
nation, to call an election for mem-
bers of the national council, is being
resented by many of the Cherokee
citizens, especially the fullblcol ele-
ment. In nearly every dls rlct con-
ventions have been held and candi-
dates nominated. These conventions
are composed of leading men o:' both
the political parties of the nation, and
the leaders declare that an election
will be held. The treaty of 1902
provides that the Cherokee govern-
ment shall continue until March 4,
190C, and under the Cherokee consti-
tution and laws a council should bs
elected in August.
After the election the leadf rs of the
movement will appeal to the Ctilted
States aulhoritles for recognition.
When a man is loaded you always
know it, but It Is different with a
Silence may possibly be gilden be-
cause it can be bought.
Mrn. Wln«low*« Soothing flyrnp.
Foroblldren teething, softens tho truing, reduce* ii>
•uuximfcuoa, alUya p vio,cures wind colic. 25ca boltla.
Fined for Horsewhipping
LAWTON: Mrs. L. Devens wis
fined $10 and costs, which amounted
to $23, for horsewhipping John Lang
on the public streets of Lawton a tew
Strange Condition to Legacy.
A Frenchman who died in Constan-
tinople left $45,000 to his nephey, M.
d'Albi, who lives in Paris, on condi-
tion that the young man cycle to Con-
stantinople to get tho legacy.
Every housekeeDer 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 all other Cold Water
Starches ato put up in %-pound pack-
ages, and the price is the same, 10
cunts. Then again because Defiance
Starch is free from all 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 wisher to
dispose of before he puts in Defiance.
He knows that Defiance Starch has
printed on every package in large let-
ters and figures "16 ots." Demand De-
fiance and sav3 much time and money
and the annoyance of the iron stick-
ing. Defiance uever sticks.
6YSTEM4 MED UP
Telfcgraphers' Strike on Northern
Roads Interferes With Traffic;
ST. PAI L: With the telegraphers,
almost to a man, remaining lo>al to
their uni n chitfs, and the railway of-
ficials making every t ffort to maintain
traffic, the operators' sltlke on the
transcontinental systems of the Greut j
Northern and Northern Pacific rail
roads has taken on the aspect of «
war to the finish. Hundreds of men
have gone out on liolh lines, necessl
latlng the closing of scoret of sta-
t oils, an immense hindrance has been
caused In the moving of trains.
Through limited trains and time
freights, by great efforts, have been
kept almost on schedule time, hut at-
tempts have principally been aban-
doned to maintain local freight and
passenger service. The greatest In-
terference in [uh dules has been o.i
the Idaho division, some of the fast
trains being delayed five hour.*,
where the striking operators had ,
turned the signal I o irds or op on d 1
CHEROKEE NATION TEACHERS
Ssiections Made for Seminaries and
VINITA: From the department of
education of the Cherokee nailon the
announcement comes of the appoint-
ment of teachers for the Cherokee na-
tional high schools as follows:
Female Seminary—Principal teach-
er, M. E. Allen: first assistant. Id t
V. Mosser; second assistant, Minta
Foreman: third assistant, Martha L.
Will ams; fourth assistant, Bcula Ed-
mondson; fifth assistant, Jananna
Ballard; music teacher, Dora B. Stone
matron and teacher domestic, Anna
Llndsey; matron and teacher sewing.
Mary L. Oxley; superintendent, E. V.
Allen; physician, Dr. C. M. Ross.
Male Seminary—Principal and su-
perintendent, .1. N. Clark; first assis-
tant, R. R. Cox; third assistant, W.
T. Scott; fourth assistant, George L.
Nuckolls; physician. Dr. R. L. Fite.
Orphan Asylum—Principal teacher,
J. H. Melton; assistant, .1. Beard
Parks and Mrs? Maud Stephens; su-
perintendent, W. B. Wyly; physician,
Dr. R. L. Fite.
Colored High School—Principal,
John R. Ma.vue; assistant, Maude
FATHER OFFERS REWARD
No Trace of Mrs. Katy James Can be
OKLAHOMA CITY: Henery Dewltt,
whose daughter, Mrs. Katy James,
disappeared recently from near
Weatherford, lias been here conferr-
ing with officers regarding a search
for the missing woman. Mrs. Jame<
is supposed to have been murdered
by Mrs. Fannie Norton, who, when ar-
rested by Depuly Sheriff Bartell at
Shawnee, committed suicide. In ref-
erence to the disappearance of his
daughter Mr. Dewltt said: "I am un-
certain as to Ihe fate of my daughter.
She is either dead or Is being held
captive somewhere, and Is unable to
communicate with anyone. I hereby
authorize you to announce that 1 will
pay $500 for her return to me, if she
is alive. If she Is dead I will pay
$75 for Ihe recovery of her body."
Land Office at Wewoka
MUSKOGEE: Tams Bixby, com-
missioner to the five civilized tribes,
has sent out notices that a land of-
fice will be opened in tho Seminole
nation, at Wewoka, on September 4.
The principal business of the land of-
fice will be to allot land to Seminole
babies who were admitted by act of
congress last winter. The children
have been enrolled and the rolls have
hern approved by the department.
The opening of Ibis office will bring
back something of the rush that was
experienced at Wewoka when the
Seminole land office was opeend, a!
lotfng citizens from the original rolls
HOT FIGHT ON
A Struggle Which May Effect Future
Ml'SKOGEE: There is a hot light
on In the Creek nation for delegates
to the constitutional convention, the
inducement being held out to the
several cities in tho recording dis-
tricts being that the present seat of
the recording district failing to send
a delegation, the town taking the Ini-
tiative in the matter will be selected
for the county seat In dividing the
territory into counties. Wagoner, Sa-
pulpa and other towns are exercised
over the matter and the conventions
for the selection of delegates promise
to be full of action, v.liile it seems
practically certain Tulsa will send
a contesting delegation to oppose Unit
of Sapulpa, where the convention Is
not regarded with favor.
is the only
HIGH GRADE POWDER
offered to the consumer at a
It should not be confused with
the cheap, low grade powders
on the one hand, nor the high
priced trust powders on the
A Divine Joy.
Suffering is doubtless as divinely
appointed as Joy, while it is much
more influential as a discipline of
character. It chastens and sweetens
the nature, teaches patience and res-
ignation and promotes the deepest as
well as the most exalted thought.—
Reward Encourages Honestyl
A Dublin porter picked up a purse
containing £200 at a street corner,
and on finding the owner was present-
«d with a shilling.
Why Russian Soldiers Sing.
It has been pointed out to me by an
enlightened critic that I must be mis-
taken in describing the lot of the Rus-
sian soldier as an unhappy one. "Rus-
sian regiments always sing on tho
march," he explains, and therefore, of
course, the men must be happy.
He is perfectly right about the sing-
ing. Russian soldiers are always sing-
ing; they sing on the march, they sing
in the train, they sing while tljey aro
eating their black bread and kapusta
(sour cabbage), they Blng in the khar-
chevna (publio house). I have also_
seen a gang of over 400 prisoners in
chains on their way to Siberia, and
they, too, sang as they marched to the
station and afterward In the train. I
suppose, therefore, that they must
have been quite happy and contented.
An American humorist has told us
that a certain amount of fleas is good
for a dog; he passes the djjy In
scratching himself, and so forgets to
brood over the misery of being a dog.
Ask the Russian soldier why he is al-
ways singing and he will give you
much the same reason. Ho passes the
day In singing and so forgets to
brood over the misery of being a sol
A Fisherman Went Beyond His Depth
GUTHRIE: John I'nuerwood, a
farmer living near Mashem. was
drowned in a small stream in Pawnee
county. He wan seining for flsU.
and got beyond his dentil.
EVER TREAT YOU SOT
Coffee Acts the Jonah and Will Com*
A clergyman who pursues his noble
I calling in a country parish in Iowa,
tells of his coffee experience:
"My wife and I used coffee regular-
ly for breakfast, frequently for dinner
and occasionally for supper—always
the very best quality—package coffee
never could find a place on our table
"In the spring of 1896 my wife was
! taken with violent vomiting which we
had great difficulty iu stopping.
"It seemed to come from coffee
drinking but wo could not decide.
"In tho following July, however,
she was attacked a second time by
the vomiting. I was away from home
filling an appointment, at the time,
and on my return I found her very
low; she had literally vomited herself
almost to death, and it took some daya
to quiet the trouble and restore her
"I had also experienced the same
trouble, but not so violently, and had
relieved It, each time, by a resort to
"But my wife's second attack satis-
fied me that tho use of coffee was at
the bottom of our troubles, and so we
stopped It forthwith and took on
Postum Food Coffee. The old symp-
toms of disease disappeared and dur-
ing the 9 years that we have been
using Postum instead of coffee we
have never had a recurrence of the
vomiting. We never weary of Postum,
to which we know we owe our good
health. This Is a simple statement
of facts." Name given by Postum
; Company, Battle Creek, Mich.
Read the little book "The Road to
Wellvllle," lu each ykg.
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