The Wapanucka Press (Wapanucka, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 38, Ed. 1 Friday, March 18, 1921 Page: 4 of 7
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THE WA PA N UCKA PRESS
Published Every Friday,
W. S. GRANT Owner and Editor
MRS. W. S. GRANT, Local Reporter.
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ahoma, under Act of Congress of March 3, 1879.
WAPANUCKA, OKLA., FRIDAY. MARCH 18. 1021.
The Pawhuska Capital defines a pessimist as a person who is
he will never get anything but the left-overs.
"Spring is nearly here. Good old-time Presbyterians will good be
giving their kiddies sulphur and molassrs, while the Baptists ana Meth-
odists will dose their children on sassafras tea," says the Clinton
An exchange says: "The most contemptible slacker this country
holds is the man who began to yell for the U. S. to gc to war weeks be-
fore we did and then grafted on the government in shoes, lumber, am-
munition, meats, etc., as well as on the people. He would take hit
gun and kill a bank robber and smile about it afterwards, while at the
same time planning how he can graft his thousands by any means in-
side the law." '
That America's great farm industry has for years been and is now
being exploited, is a fact which is finally beginning to penetrate public
consciousness. Luckily a most effective remedy is at hand in the bill
providing for clearly establishing the legal right of 'farm organizations
to mirket their products co-operatively. The Salvation of the farming
industry can be worked out no other way.
Writing on the suggestion that Clara Smith will sell the story of
life of shame to the movies. Edith Johnson says:
Suppose Clara Smith does sell her life story to the movies, she has
-everything to gain frnd nothing to lose,'' 1 heard someone remark the
other day. Most emphatically I differ from that speaker. By taking
such a course, Clara Smith has everything to lose and nothing to gain.
To be sure she will gain some money, but what is the gain of money in
comparison with the loss of character? What will it profit her to make
a few more thousands, if having her life exploited, she will become the
means of dragging down other souls? For the power of suggestion is
tremendous, and the capitalization of sin, the making of it attractive
and alluring is one of the greatest perils of modern life.
Clara Smith is a good stenographer. She is a clever business woman.
Let us hope that if she goes free, she will make her future life one of
■ cons ructive influence, not one that will destroy.
The question of a world's disarmament is being discussed very freely,
as a means to prevent further wars. That the world has had enough
of bloody strifes and turmoil is very evident. The New York Evening
"'This nation's present chance is to take the leadership in a great
moral crusade for disarmament. She can do it because she has no de-
sire for seeking to conquer any one, and no one is in a position to con-
quer her. There is not a r.ation in the world except ourselves that has
all the money she needs for mere domestic development today. Cer-
tainly Japan has not got it. Much more does she lack the money to
fight us, even if she wished t > do so; *nd there is nothing in her his-
'tory to suppose she would be guilty of such madness.
"If we should take the lead in disarmament other nations would be
bound to follow. How long coild any government last among the peo-
ples who have suffered from the war that refused to profit by our exa;n-
"If we want to have a bigger Navy than Great Britain and Japan
•^jltibiTied, we can doubtless build it. We certainly have the mon*y to
build far greater armadas than either of these countries possesses. And
as we build them they will haw to try to come as near us as they can.
They will be forced more and more o consider the possibility of our at-
tacking them. Every ship that we build will not mean merely a tax on
our own heavily burdened peDple, but a tax on nearly every people in
the world. And ay sure as day follows night the issue of it will * an
•other world war."
State of Oklahoma I
Executive Department j
That health is the most-prized
possession of any individual or
group of individuals is a fact no
longer disputed. Withoht health
the people of this great state
wcu'd lose their buoyant step ai d
spirit and both of these are ne-
cessary to active participation in
affairs of state as well as to the
(earning pjwer of her people.
At no time in the histsry of
this state 1 as there been felt the
need for conserving the fyealth
and resources of our people as
there has been existent for the
past year, and the next few
years ma> bring only increasing
reasons for out efforts along
lines of conservation.
By preventive measures the
Stat$ of Oklahoma has caused
great depreciation of the annual
loss from fire; by preventive
means the epidemics of disease
with resultant deaths have been
materially reduced; and even
greater results may be accom-
plished if the citizenship of Okla-
homa is made cognizant of the
dependance of health upon sani-
For the reasons herein set forth
and ia ord6r to arouse our peo-
ple to a vivid sense of fire dan-
ger and the danger to health and
induce them to take a more ac-
tive interest both property and
self-preservation, I hereby de-
clare the week beginning the 4th
day of April, 1921, and ending
the yth day of April, 1921. to be
| known as
And I earnestly recommend that
the people of our state observe
this week by a general clean-up
and the removal of all rubbish,
trash, and waste matter from
All public and private institu-
tions, hotels, business houses,
factories, school buildings, thea-
tres, and other buildings should
be carefully examined and such
changes made as will safeguard
from fire the lives of the occu-
pants and help toward the pre-
servation of the public health
and safety of all our people. Lo-
cal authorities in cities and
towns should assist in every way
Given under my hand and the
Seal of the State of Oklahoma,
at the Capital, Oklahoma City,
on this 9th day of March, 1921.
J. B. A. Robertson.
Attest: Joe S. Morris.
MAKES APPEAL FOR
NEAR EAST RELIEF
Says Two and a Half Million
Starving Armenians Need
Help at Once.
Ft. Sheridan, HI.—Major General
Leonard Wood, commanding the Sixth
Corps Area, has Issued a Lenten sacri-
fice appeal for funds to save the Ar-
menians from annihilation by starva-
tion and disease. "I feel that how-
ever many and however worthy the
other appeals which are being made to
the great heart of America these d.tys
may Ue." lie says, "this cry from the
little children cannot remain unan-
The Near East Relief, 1 Madison
avenue, New York City, which has
been charged by Congress with the
American relief work In the whole
Near East, has formed a special "Len-
t<-n .Sacrifice Appeal Committee," of
which Major General Wood is chair-
man, Charles V. Vickery secretary and
Cleveland H. Dodge treasurer, to put
before the American people the des-
perate need of the Christian popula-
tions of the Near East, who have suf-
Some day we hope you will need Lumber
and other material to build a home,
Oarage, or other buildings quickly,
On that Happy Day we want you to re-
3 The Lingo-Leeper
i| The Lumber Store for Everybody.
' G. C, Danner, Mgr,
J. H. Sullivan, Hgr
rmnsu (nnnnm a o oYffWTnnrinnnrr ajULo oooopuoqqq poooooQqt>
THE KING HOTEL.
Good Accomcdations. Reasonable Rates.
Convenient to Depot.
Discussing the make-up of President Harding's-cabinat, the St. Loui s
'Star has this to say:
"Mersured by the tasks before it, the Cabinet straightway brings out
-two clear characteristics of the Harding administration. Its ideals are
peace and international understanding and friendship to business.
"International idealism as President Wilson represented it, has been
•supplanted by a more selfish, more nationalistic point of view, but the
naming of Hughes and Hoover is nevertheless a complete rejection of
the 'irreconciliable' attitude. It foreshadows a sincere, practical effort
to bring the United States into working relationship with the rest of the
world, whether the League of Nations changes its name or not.' It af-
fords hope of the limitation of armament.
' Of ♦ he .old progressive republican' spirit and of Mr. Wilson's cham-
pionship of human rights above property ri hts. not a trace is left With
Mr. Mellon in the TVamirv Department, Mr. Daugherty as Attorney-
Geueral. and Ssnator Fall in the Interior Department, corporatian in-
fluence will dominate the strategic places in the Cabinet.
"An apparent concession to proj.ressiveism is found in the selection
mf Il-nry C Wallace as Secretary of Agriculture. Mr. Wallace is ob-
jectionable to the packers, but his opposition to them and his claim
upon the Secretaryship are alike based on devotion to the business in
terests of the farmers. Mr, Harding's family is none the less a business
cabinet on his account.
W hy Colds are Dangerous.
It is the serious diseases that colds
lead to that makes them dangerous.
They prepare the system for the re-
ception and development of the
germs of influenza, pneumonia, tu
berculosis. dyptheria, scarlet fever,
whooping cough and measles. You
are much more likely to contract
these diseases when you have a cold.
For that reason you should get rid
of every cold as quickly as possible.
Chamberiain's Cough Remedy will
help you. It is widely known as a
cure for bad colds. Sold by all
MAJ. GEN. LEONARD WOOD
!J jCoal County
Dr' S. P. McRae, 50 years of age
fered and are still suffering the hor
rors of war. - r>-
Ainong the prominent members of «t the Rushing hospital in this
General Wood's Committee are Seere '
tary of the Treasury Andrew W. Mel
Ion. Mrs. Corinne Roosevelt Robinson,
sister of the late President Roosevelt •
ex-President W. H. Taft, Mary Garden!
President John Grier Ilibben of
Princeton University, Bishop-Elect Wil-
liam T. Manning of New York, Dr.
Henry van Dyke, David Belasco, Sam-
uel Gompers, Frank A. Munsey, Mrs.
Carrie Chapman Catt, Mrs. Heni? Mor
city early Tuesday morning aftor
an operation performed several
days before for appendicitis. Dr.
McRae was horn in Labell, Mo.,
October 19, 187(\ but has been a
resident of this part of the country
for many years, having practiced
s^edicine at Wapanucka, Bromide.
4 v./ajjinuti ian. xienry Mor- 7 r 7 1
genthau, John G. Milburn of the Amer- Ardmore and Coulgate. He made
In the matter of the proposed
Johnston county roads it might
be a good proposition for Wapa-
nucka to look after her interests
in the matter. Something might
be done if some action was ta-
ken at once.
ican Bar Association, Miss Elizabeth
Marbury and Mrs. Medlll McCormlck of
General Wood's Appeal
At Chairman of a Special Committee
of representative men and women of
the country, charged with placing be-
f?re the American people the deiperate
need of two and a half million Arme-
nian*, the remnant of the oldest Chris-
tian nation, whose sufferings through
sixteen centuries seem to have brought
them no nearer peace, liberty or se-
curity, I beg your personal co-opera-
tion and Influence to forward an ap-
peal for a Lenten Sacrifice Offering to
enable the Near East Relief to go on
with its work of mercy.
Over one hundred thousand little
children who have been kept alive by
American generosity for the past three I great west
years are absolutely dependent upon
the support which America gives them
through the Near East Relief.
I feel that however many and how-
ever worthy the other appeals which
are being made to the great heart of
America these days may be, this cry
frem the little children of the land
where Christ gave his life for man-
kind cannet remain unanewered.
Will you help to save this martyred
pee pi. 7
a host of friends who deeply sym-
pathize with his wife and children
in their great loss.
At the ripe old age of 79, Ed-
ward H. Doyle passed to his last
account Sunday, at his home in
McAlester, aiter a brief illness He
was one of the fathers of Masonry
^ t He Can't Be Found.
Td like to see the man who'd a«lc
| jne to sew buttons on his shirt," said
the girl who believed tn woman's in-
dependence and all that sort of thing.
So would I." said the girl who still
n^6P^an«' a hopo chest. loo.-
To remove bilious impurities in
the system and be made internally
clean and healthy, you need tee
fine'tonic and laxative properties
of nerbine. It acts quicklv and
thoroughly Price rOc, Sold by
oity Drug atore.
Business has been picking up
among the farmers for the pa t
few days. Considerable corn has
been planted and other farm
Frost Proof Cabbage
We have millions of the finest
open field grown plants ready
now. Early Jersey. Charles to
in Oklahoma, snd was one of those Wakefields, Flat Dutch. Parte
grand old pioneers, so few of whom po.t paid, 30ft 1.00; .WO 8160-
now remain as links between the 1(KI0, j2 50 £ J
present and the .past—examples of go,^ g7 50. ||00 ,j2 M d
what genuine worth and sterlin, I (or Drice Rw„t ;
He J or Oeaerel,
PRESIDENT ENDORSES THE
NEAR EAST RELIEF APPEAL
genuine worth and sterling; for prjce ^ Swee(.
character har accomplished In the tomato plant8t
JudgtJohn H. Linebaugh came
out from Atoka Monday and con-
vened the March term of the Coal
ceunty district court. Quite a bit
of time was consumed in motions
and demurrers for the first two
days, and then the divorce mill be-
Jack Pott Saye.
A cat may JooR at a king, but ti
takes nerve for "two kings" to look ai
U e "kitty."—Boston Transcript
Proof From Atoka.
granted de* Atoka Citizens Speak Out Publicly
Washington.—President Harding haa
given his hearty endorsement to the
appeal being made by MaJ. Gen. Leon-
ard Wood on behalf ef the Near Ka«t
Relief, 1 Madleon Avenue, New York
City, for a nation-wide Lenten Sacri-
fice Offering to save the starving
Christians of the Near East.
The President's letter reads:
"There ought to be no cessation or
relaxation of our aympathetlc Ameri-
, can efforts to be of service to theae
To get rid of worms in children *r,cken P«opl#. One can well believe
give them White's Cream Vermi-
fuge. The little sufferer improves
at. once and becomes healthy, ac-
tive and robust. Price 35c. Sold
by City Drug Drug Store.
We call the attention of the
town officials to the Proclama-
tion of the Governor setting
apart April 4-9 asj ' 'Clean Up
Week", It should be observed
that they will not eurvlve if we with-
draw the relief which has heretofore worth,
been so geueroue from tne private
American puree. It has seemed to roe
that all we have done has borne divi-
dends tenfold In the consciousness that
we have done an humane thing for a
people well deserving our generous
"I wish you the very greatest suc-
cess In furthering the great relief
movement to which you are now giving
"WARREN 0. IIARDINO."
gan to grind.
The following were _
creea of divorce: Atoka we find that people are
Wui. M. Glover vs Robbie Glo-! P™K iWs Kidney Pills as
j highly ns here in.W apatiucka. Be-
Hampton W. Williams vs Anna
Eria Culpepper vs Fred Culpep-
per wan granled a divorce, custody
of child, 925.00 monthly alimony
and 825.00 attorney fees.
Impson Frazier vs. Stella Fra-
Ocie York vs George York.
Lizzie Freeman vs Geo. Freeman
Lillie Jones vs Henry Jones.
Fry Bethea vs J. P. Bethea was
given decree and custody of child.
J. A. Bounds us Ida May Bounds
Susie Hayworth vs A. T. Hay.
Frank Heck ys lena Heck.
Thelma Hyden vs Dave Hyden,
Ease the pain of a rheum atic at-
tack by a rubbing application o
Ballard's Snow Liniment. It re-
lieves tenderness and strengthens
tha joints. Three sizes, !K)c., 60c
and $1,20 per bottle. Sold by City
ing *o near by, the stament of an
Atoka resident is of particular in-
terest. Wapanucka people will do
well to profit by the experience of
Mrs. E Eckels, Atoka, Okla.,
says: "Doan's Kidney Pills are
a wonderful kidney medicine They
have beet\ 0f great help to my
family. I have used this medi-
cine occasionally when kidneys
have been disordered or when I
have had a steady, wearing back
ache and a run-.lown feeling and
other common symptoms of kid-
ney trouble. They have always
stooped the trouble thoroughly re-
Price at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy,
get I loan's Kidney Pills-the same
that Mrs. Kckles had. Foster-
Milburn Co., Mfrs., BufTalo.N.Y.6
/ifj Km rino
xA"* Ja ti v
hunt* r«iit in th«
treatment of ITCH, ECZEMA.
RI.HOWOEM. TiTTKR or
Itching akin dlataaaa.
73 cant boa al our ilak.
Sold at Palace Drug Store.
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