The Yukon Sun (Yukon, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, May 16, 1913 Page: 2 of 8
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Parisian Fancy That Will
Be Popular in America
Handling of White House Mail Is Gigantic Task
to 1,000 letters or more, often pi ore.
It is only fair to Buy, however, that
such circumstances are exceptional, al
though many newspaper readers have
been led to believe that the president
received at least 1,000 letter every day
of his occupancy of the office As a
matter of fact, there are weeks at a
stretch when, under normal conditions
the daily mail will seldom excecd 200
letters and the average for long in
OH VSHINC, I ON.- Silent, smooth, effl* tervals during the last administration
ft cient is the business force in the was in the neighborhood of 350 letters
oiuce of the nation's chief executive at a <jay
'lit? V\ hite House The total business uut this normal volume may be
•taff, including ushers, messengers and quickly changed to the abnormal The
so on, numbers little more than 40. And
the modest one-story office annex to SUI, an international crisis, an import-
fli' White House does not represent .,nt declaration of policy by the presl
more than a fraction of the floor space dent, a proposal of new legislation, or
occupied by many a large corporation
Handling the White House mail is
one of the heaviest responsibilities of
tile business done there. It is doubt-
ful if there is any other place where
the'Incoming mail varies so treraen
douify from day to day In addition.
ithere is a rule that every letter ad
STATE DEPARTMENT HAS NOT
BEEN ADVISED OF FATE
OF LAND BILL.
GOVERNOR IS ASKED TO VETO
Rumors Credit Japanese Protest
Serious; Contents Not Made
Public by the State
Washington. The administration is
awaiting a reply either by message or
by action from (Jovernor Johnson to
Secretary Bryan's telegram request-
appearanec of some new national is- j ing that he veto the alien land owner-
ship hill passed by the California leg-
islature and give the state department
an opportunity to deal diplomatically
with the problems involved.
In some quarters it had been ex-
text of the Japanese
any one of a number of turns o| affairs
is likely to bring down upon the White
House an avalanche of letter of in-
quiry. advice, commendation and wit
tieiBjn pected that th
The president of the United States
subscribes in effect to the policy of the
man who has no mail delivered by car
dressed to the president shall be ac- rier at his place of business, but in
knowledged from the White House, stead rents a lockbox at the local post-
even though if is referred to some gov office or nearest postal station No
•rnment department. mail Is delivered by regular carrier at
Moreover, there is a rule also to the the White House. In fact, the presi
•Sect that every letter received must dent has his own spedil postman, a
be answered within 24 houra unless member of the messenger force at the
exceptional circumstances make this executive offices, who is provided with j inquiry on that point simply pointed
Impossible This policy of promptness a horse and buggy and who makes two to h
taxes the resources of the White House or three trips daily to the Washington
business establishment when, as some postofflce dispatching the outgoing
times happens, the daily receipts Jump , mail and returning w ith the incoming
protest would be given publicity, but
apparently tlie officials concluded that
full publicity at this stage would only
embarrass the negotiations. There-
fore, the state department declined to
make any statement as '<> the Areolae
nature of the Japanese communica-
tion and the secretary in answer to
Mann Scid He Knew What All the Bills Meant
JAMES It MANN of Illinois, Repub-
lican leader In the house, bears the
reputation of knowing more than any
other man In the house about the leg
Islatlon before that body lie has
also a well established reputation for
being ready and able to talk on any
subject at any time.
In the midst of one of the long
night sessions near the close of the
last congress some one proposed that
the "private calendar" should be
taken up, and that minor bills pend-
ing should be passed under suspen-
sion of the rules
"1 object!" shouted one member
"No man in the house knows what
these different bills are!"
Mr Mann, who was standing, reach
d Into his desk and pulled out two
big bundles. Holding them up, he
"Here are all the bills on the pri-
vate calendar, and all the reports on
those bills. I've read them all. aud I
know what each one means!"
liefore the congress ended, Mr
Mane's colleagues in the house pre-
sented him with a costly watch, the
presentation Bpeech being made by
"Uncle Joe" C'aunou, and seconded by-
"It gives ine great pleasure," said
"Uncle Joe," amid the laughter of tho
house, "to present you with a stop
During one of the lively debates
near the end of the session a con-
troversy arose as to who was "enti-
tled to tho floor" Speaker Clark
tried to straighten It out, and in the
midst of the discussion Representa-
tive Moore of Pennsylvania Inter-
"Is not tho present parliamentary
situation this, that the gentleman from
Chicago (Mr Mann) has been caught
nsleep at the switch?"
"The chair is nat going to rule I
that the gentleman from Chicago ever
got caught asleep at the switch." re-
plied Speaker Clark.
is own message in which he re-
ferred to the Japanese communication
"as a very earnest protest."
Whether the protest went outside of
the treaty ami claimed a violation of
the principles of international law in
discrimination against the Japanese
1 or was an allegation that the spirit,
if not the letter of the treaty hail been
j violated by the California legislature,
the secretary would not say. In fact
| he had not deemed It expedient to ac-
! 'luaint even Governor Johnson with
| tIje details of the communication.
Secretary Bryan let it be known
i that if legislation In California is post-
poned, the state department will un-
dertake to deal diplomatically with the
Japanese government regarding the
whole subject of alien land ownership
as affecting Japanese. In America.
Meanwhile, he declines to indicate the
course that will be followed by the
j department In the event that his aiV
peal is disregarded by the California
But Thanks To An Old Friend,
This Terrible Catastrophe
Tampa, Fla—Mrs. E. C. Coram of
N'o. 2905 Highland Ave. says: "I was
very weak and worn out from woman-
ly troubles. My husband bought me
I two bottles of Cardui to take as a
tonic, and from the first day it seemed
to me I felt its good effects.
By the time I had used the two bot-
tles, I felt and looked like a new
! Some time later I got my feet wet
| at the wrong time, and I turned to
Cardui to remedy the mischief done.
Before I had taken one bottle it
gave me the needed relief
Again, in later life, when passing
i over a critical time, I almos^ lost my
reason, but thanks to three or four
j bottles of Cardui, I did not. That has
I been 15 years ago. I am now 59 years
of age, and feeling fine.
I constantly praise Cardui to all my
It is a wonderful remedy "
This earnest letter should take from
your mind any doubt you might have
aa to the merits of Cardui, the wom-
an's tonic. Mrs. Coram is certainly
competent to recommend Cardui,
since it helped her over three critical
stages of life.
Don't neglect your troubles longer.
Get a bottle of Cardui today.
N. B.— IVrtte Chattanooga Medicine Co..
Ladies' Advisory Dept., Chattanooga. Tenn.. for
Sptcitil Imtru, ti ms on your case and 64-page book.
'Home Treatment for Women," sent in plain
What He Did.
In "Little Humorists at School,' Mr.
H. J Bartter tells a story of a school
mistress who asked one of the little
girls in her class, the daughter of a
man who was not always so sober aa
he ought to have been: "What Is your
"Please, miss." was the prompt re-
ply, "when lie's working he's a brick-
layer; but when he's out of work he's
A Street costume with skirt of blue moire and waist of blue and creme
SUITABLE AND PRETTY GIFTS
Few Things for Prospective Eride Are
In Better Taste Than tho
Easily Made Sachets.
Are any of your friends engaged?
If so, why not make them some pretty
sachets for an engagement gift? They
| are always appreciated and can easily
I be made. Purchase a quantity of
! satin ribbon two inches in width. The
to her charm. Rather, it is as the ap
pearance of a faded flower compared
shops offer many bargains in ribbon^ with that of a fresh one. The muscles
and muscular tissues become grad
Horseless Age Near, Is the View of Experts
at this season. Cut the sachets in
squares, pad them with cotton and
sprinkle with sachet powder. Then
whipstitch the edges together.
Stack a dozen of these together
and tie with baby ribbon. On top
place a flat bow ornamented with tiny
uallv weak and show themselves with |
particular perversity in ugly rings and !
bags about the eyes, in a lengthening
< f the lines between the nose and |
the mouth, and a general sagging.
Fatigue, too, has a direct effect upoD
EXPECT to live to see the day
when the keeping of horses in
raising a colt to three years old was
taken for the entire country.
Counting the service fee, feed, vet-
erinary bills and breaking, the cost of
raising a colt to three years old, even
when making allowance for the farm
«ork he does up to that age, Is $90.54
The selling price averages $136 17
This Is making no allowance for the
mares that do not produce foals or
for those that die prior to three years
Officials of the division of animal
Friedmann License Protested.
Washington.—Protest against Sen-
ator Hughes' bill to authorize a spe-
cial license to practice medicine in
the District of Columbia for I)r. Fried-
j mann was sent to congress by the dis-
trict commissioners. The commission-
| ers insisted that the German physi-
; clan, who claims to have discovered
a cure for tuberculosis should not be
j allowed to practice in the District of |
I Columbia without submitting to the
j usual test of qualifications prescribed I
by law. "The efflciacy of the system |
of practice of the proposed licensee,"
the commissioners said, 'does not ap- I This is a charming gift for the the routine of vou'r*day"may be~7t li I
I pear to be sufficiently established to graduate So prepare for June, which possible for you to snatch a moment
or, at least, a second or two, here and
there, of complete relaxation. Tak<
a long breath and relax, then go on j
SKIN DiSEASE CN FACE
Barthell, Ky—"I had a skin disease
on my face, neck and hands that tor-
mented me all the time and when I
would get hot the places would burn
so that 1 had to keep my face wet in
cold water. It began as pimples and
indeed it was disfiguring, for it would
get in spots on my face and hands as
FATIGUE A FOE TO BEAUTY large as a quarter of a dollar. It would
. K°t into blisters sometimes and I sure
Woman Who Would Retain Charm dld sufTer My face burned all the
Should Avoid Allowing Herself ! time' 11 was ,his wa>' s0 bad for
to Be Victim of Overwork. about six years and I tried everything
that I could hear of, but nothing did
Over fatigue is a foe to beauty an.f S°°J
Even if there were no lasting effects "Oneway I found the Cutlrura Soap
from it, which there are, a wearied ! anii 0'ntrIlpnt advertised and ordered
look in a woman's face adds nothing Fome at once. I would wash my face
rosebuds made from ribbon. An the stomach muscles, causing them tc
Washington will be prohlimed on san husbandry who are co-operating with
Itary grounds. Just as the keeping of rhe army In raising remounts lor the
pigs has been and tho keeping of cavalry, say that the only hopeful
oowsgreatly restricted " This Is a state- ihing shown by these figures is that
tuent made by C. G, Bell, one of the 'ho government free service and the
eipertB of the department of agrlrul urice of $150 paid by the army for
ture Mr. Hell believes that Washing- three-year-olds helps out the average
ton Is a much cleaner city because of somewhat Mr. Bell in discussing Un-
tile introduction of automobiles, and matter said
that the tendencies of the day is to W hile I think the government of
eliminate horses in cities and restrict ler for army remounts Is as fair is
them to the country. , 0uld be made under the clrcum
According to figures published by stances, 1 certainly should not advise
the department of agriculture, horse | any one to go out and buy a lot of
Justify a recommendation that be be
accorded the special exemption sought
in his behalf." They added that if
the bill should become a law, it would
establish a precedent that might seri-
ously impair the administration of the
eighth of a yard of half-inch ribbon
is required for each rose and they are
formed by swirling the ribbon round
and round a center. Foliage may be
made from green silk to accompany
ti ese roses If desired.
la not far distant
sag also, and become unable to work i
properly, and this, in turn, reflects
upon the complexion, rendering it sal
low and eventually blotched. So, 1
say. avoid fatigue.
Kest whenever you can. Whatevet
good with Hie Cuticura Soap and then
apply the Cuticura Ointment and they
have cured me It would take half a
tablet to tell all I suffered in those six
year- " I Signed) Mrs. Delia Hill,
Jan. 3, 1912.
Cuticura Soap nnd Ointment, sold
throughout the world. Sample of each
free, with 32-p Skin nook Address
post-card "Cuticura, Dept. L, Boston."
"A cubist has asked me to suggest a
name for his latest picture."
"Are you going to do it?"
"No, I'd hate to hurt his feelings."
breeding is about the worst paying
business that any one can go into In-
quiries were sent to 10.000 correspond
ents and the average for th ■ nut of
mares for tho purpose of rais
horses and selling them. There
no question that the autonobiie
hurting the horse buslnee*."
She Thought "Ze House Zey Tek Things So Calm'
committee on Judiciary, Is not at
all the serious young man that any one
would take blm to be. Not at all. In
spite of the fact that Speight sits In
that large and Impressive committee
room, which probably Is worth more
money than all the
nental congresses e
and in spite of the
steeped In the Ion
Hons, Judicial secrets, post
atitutional amendment Inif
trials and Alabama poii
Speight is always re ,dy w it
He says that one day the
representatives was in a t
roar. Progressives were hut
masses of objurgations against the re
,actionaries Representative t jp. r of
(Wisconsin, who refuses to go Into can
,eus with any one, not Excepting him
self, was hurling defiance at Cnntinti
!lsm from the rear line of trenches,
while ever and anon Kepres' i tatlve
-i SO QlM
setting all hopes by
tInns. There was a
e a headache. A
s in ono of the gal
>f some member oi
tie Judiciary committee, und Mr
Speight was showing her around, and
the particular moment when the
noise was nt its height in the house
blie turned to her guide and said:
' Ah MPester Speight, you have rea
fton to be proud of ze house! In
France zey are so boisterous Here lu
^loudell would chirp feebly in reply ze house zey tek teengs so calm."
Five Men Killed by Lightning.
Collinsville, Okla.—Tom Clark, F
O. Dlttner, Harry Girard, F. S. Stevens
and E. S. I.inn were killed outright
and Harry McCain, Chas. Quigley, J.
II. Harris and Jean Keneau were in-
jured by a bolt of, lightning.
Tiie men were employes of the
Texas Pipe Line company and w -o
on their way to work in a Hat bed
wagon when the bolt struck. They
had reached a point about two miles
out from Collinsville, north of a bridge
crossing Piorsepan creek when the
flash occurred. A. Goodison, i con-
tractor. who was In a wagon about a
block behind the party saw the bolt
strtke, and the next thing he knew
was that the men were scatter" 1
about the ground with their elothin.;
on fire. He whipped up his team
gave what assistance he could an I
later brought the men into Coll tis-
The bolt Btrnck the brake pole if
the wagon on the right side, glajicing
to Bittner, tearing a hole In his head
and tearing up his hat brim.
Seven Treaties to Expire This Yeir.
treaties between the United Sta' s
and seven other countries which
plre by limitation this vear. will be
renewed by the state department if
the foreign governments are willing
Such special treaties to which tha
United States Is a parly will expire
during the year In the follow ing order
Spain, Juno 2; Great Britain, June 4;
Norway, June 24 ; Sweden, August l>
Japan, August L'4 ; Portugal, November
14, aud Switzerland, December 23.
at tension If necessary, but it Is rare
ly, very rarely, necessary, and there
To R«<*llttv«4 (lie Pain of Barn Inrttantly
an.1 takooutall inflammation iuonn day, apply th«
wonderful, old reliable l)H. l'OKTKK > ANTISK1 -
T1C IIUA1.1NG OIL. Relieves pulu and heals at
A friend you have to buy won't be
worth what you pay for him —G. D
is a point to be made much of. Re ;
Hathe the tired face in cold water.'
It stimulates circulation, and brings1
relief, at least to one's feelings, even
if its effect does not go very far be-
neath the surface. Hot water follow
♦ d by a cold dash is also refreshing j
ani especially is to be recommended!
to the woman of nervous tempera
ment. A few drops of camphor in ice
water makes an excellent lotion for \
the rejuvenation of the tired face j
muscles, but it should be followed by
the application of a good face cream
Remove the cream with a dry, soft !
cloth and behold, you feel like a new
Of Black Charmeuse.
The feature of the skirt lifted by
means of a few plaits Is as universal
now aB the train. On a lovely afternoon
dress of black charmeuse the skirt was i
thus lifted beneath three very large jet
buttons, and the fullness was looped
round towards tho back In graceful
I elds. The corsage of this gow n had a
V' ry elegant sailor collar of fine lace
and levers of the same in- front, mak
ing a charming little heart-shaped
• pening, which Just revealed the col j
Kir and guimpe of fine net A flat
waistband of the same silk with long
fringed ends covered the union of
skirt and corsage. The sleeves were :
long, and Bet well below the turn of '
th« shoulder with a piped seam.
Then you possess the real
secret of good health. Guard
it carefuily and at the first
sign of distress or weakness
It promotes and maintains
health. Get a bottle. It will
An afternoon gown of printed silk
over lace and embroidery, set off with
a belt and sash of biack satin ribbon.
Crude Colors for Blondes.
Crude, brilliant colors are seen on
| the hats as on the dresses, and one
should bo very young and of a blonde
eomplextlon to stand tho combina-
tion of certain clashing colors. The
j trimmings are still very high.
A novel trimming Is little padded
(lowers, which are cut out of velvet
broche ribbon with a sharp pdir of
scissors, and are appliqued to the
truw of the hat, a small mound of
cotton beneath bringing the Howe
Into relief. In the case of a hat
black pedal straw, the round crown
w as covered all over with decoupe di. eet if he hasn't it. Manufactured only by
aud padded rosebuds la velvet broche. A. B. RICHARDS MEDICINE CO., Sherman, Teui
anteed to stop and
permanently cure that
terrible itching. It ig
compounded for that
purpose end your money
will be promptly refunded
V I i /viVi jfflim lf Hum's Cure f'ilstocure
t ltch' Eczema. Tetter, Ring
or 'Ml Worm or any other Skin
Disease, joc at your druggist's, or by mad
di.v t if he hasn't it. Manufactured onlv btr
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Stafford & Chambers. The Yukon Sun (Yukon, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, May 16, 1913, newspaper, May 16, 1913; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc128484/m1/2/: accessed May 29, 2022), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.