The Wapanucka Press (Wapanucka, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, July 1, 1921 Page: 2 of 8
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EVERVBDDY SEES A
Grateful Son Says His Father
Looks Like Different Man
Since Taking Tanlac.
"My father has suffered from
chronic stomach trouble for over
twenty years and has paid out thou-
sands of dollars for medicines and
doctors," said G. W. Slayton, a well-
known Cobb County farmer, living ■
Bhort distance out of Atlanta, Ga.
"We tried nearly everything trying
to cure him and he went off to the
Springs, thinking maybe the water
might help him, but It Just looked
like nothing would reach his trouble.
Then he tried dieting and lived on
liquid food until he almost starved,
hut. even that failed to do blm any
good and he just kept going from bad
"I don't guess there ever was a
case as stubborn as his, and if there
ever was a confirmed dyspeptic he was
one of them, and I guess he would
have been one yet if it hadn't been
for this Tanlac.
"The first we heard of this medi-
cine was when my father saw an ad-
vertisement In the papers from parties
he knew in Tennessee, who were
friends of his and he knew what they
said about it was the truth, so he got
It right away and began taking It.
Well, sir, It acted Just like magic—
everybody notices the change in fa-
ther. Why, he is Just like a different
man and sits down to the table and
eats like a farmhand. Only yesterday
he ate pork and turnips for his dinner
nnd ate so much we were actually
afraid he was going to overdo th«
thing, but he laughed aud said nothing
hurt him now and that he was hungry
and expected to eat and make up for
"Now, when a medicine will do
things like that I think people might
to know about it, and I want to say
right now that I would not give one
bottle of Tanlac for all the other
medicines and health resorts In the
country put together."
Tanlac Is sold by leading druggists
He was a Chinaman. He lan a
laundry and no one ever heard him
speak a word of English. I often
■wondered why he had not learned our
beautiful language. But to my queries
he only shook his head.
One day when I paid for my weekly
wash he returned less change than
usual. "You've short-changed me, Ping
Pongl" I cried.
Ting Pong smiled blandly, showed
me his Americanization of foreign
merchants' certificate and, speaking
for the first time in faultless English,
replied: "No, I've raised."—From
Important to Mothora
Examine carefully every bottle of
CASTORLA, that famous old remedy
Cor Infants and children, and see that It
In Cse for Over 30 Tears.
Children Cry for Fletcher's C as tori*
"Still thinking of buying a farm?"
"No, I've always prided myself on
taking a cheerful view of life."
"What has that to do with your buy-
ing a farm?"
"Judging from the kind of talk I
bear in rural communities, 1 wouldn't
own a farm more than six months be-
fore I'd be a confirmed pessimist"
Red Cross Ball Blue Is the 6best
product of Its kind In the world. Er-
ery woman who has used it knows
this statement to be true.
Ethel—How do you know the Dob-
eons have patched up their quarrell
Clara—Oh, I saw Mrs. Dobson this
morning in Blmbles. She was trying
on one of those twenty-five dollar
All Run Down
"Eatonlc Is the only thing I have
found to stop my heartburn and I
think It has been a great help In
nervous spells," writes G. C. Johnson.
An upset stomach may cause lots
of suffering all over the body. Eatonlc
belps in such cases by removing the
cause of the misery, because it takes
up and carries out the excess ncid
and gases and keeps the digestive or-
gans in natural working order. A
tablet after meals Is all you need. Big
box costs only a trifle with drugglrt'a
SALES MANAGER SSS
_____ ______ MlllDi agency (or tfea
advanlMd. Mill initial order.
> Mfg. Co., U1 arttc* 81. Newark, N.J.
D ON RAWS
i-ARL OF CURZON BITTERLY
ASSAILS THE CONDUCT
OF WORK OF LEAGUE
BRITISH APPEALS FDR OUR AID
rh« International Difficulty of the
League of Nations la Attributed to
Failure of Body to Function
It la Stated
London.—An une xpected attack on
the covenant of the league of n 'tlons
was made in the house of lords by
Ix>rd Curson, secretary of state for
foreign affairs. He declared that
many existing international difficul-
ties were due to the allies having
taken the wrong turning in the mak-
ing of peace, and he uttered a strong
appeal for the utmost American co-
operation with the allies.
The foreign secretary's speech was
made in the course of a general dis-
cussion on mandates in which he ad-
mitted that parliament was entitled
to more information, but he said this
was a subject involved in obscurity.
The language of the covenant was
juch that not even a trained lawyer
tntw what it meant.
Lord Curion entered into a long ex-
planation of the British view, showing
that there had been no discourtesy
7n the part of the British govern-
ment, but circumstances beyond its
control had prevented the submission
>f mandates to the Washington gov-
ernment ln the manner the latter re-
Regarding the present position he
-elieved there would be further post-
ponement of the discussion on man-
lates. Expressing the government's
xtreme pleasure over the renewed
Vmrlcan interst ln European af-
alri the foreign secretary said the
aore co-operation ln the manner best
suited to America's own feeling was
granted the better it would be for the
Ix>rd Curzon declared there was
orce and reason ln President Hard-
ngs view that Amerioa was entitled
to be consulted before the mandates
could be entirely settled.
SAUNDERS IS NOT GUILTY
Crooks Still Waiting To Get Him He
Says; 8o He May Leave
Oklahoma City.—"Not guilty" of
the murder of Earl Marlin! Thus
ended the most bitterly fought and
one of the most thrilling murder cases
ever tried in the courts of Oklahoma
City. J. M. Saunders, war veteran
and deputy sheriff, charged with the
murder of Earl Marlin the night of
Marah 17, walked from the district
oeurtroom of Judge Oldfield a free
man, after the state ln six days had
failed to show a murder motive for
the killing. According to the verdict
Marlin was shot seven times and
killed by an offloer of the law in self-
ds.'er.ie after Marlin had resisted ar
rest and had drawn a gun.
"Earl Merlin's death didn't end my
danger. Behind dark corners and
along each path that I shall travel
there Is likely to be a member of the
gang awaiting to take my life. Still,
It's good to be free!"
With these statements. J. M. Saun-
ders, war hero, who wrought havoo
with the organised bank bandits of
the southwest, looked towards the
fntttre for which he has not as yet
j made definite plans. He said he might
I carry on detective work in another
Detective's Work Ended
No longer will It be possible for him
to carry on his work as a detective
for the Oklahoma Bankers associa-
"You can't go out in the open and
oatch bank robbers," said Saunders.
"It must be done under cover and
•vary shred of oovering has been torn
from my 'past life during this trial.
Dtaplte the 'not guilty' verdict my
effectiveness as a detective has been
IB MONET AND INDBPKNDKNCE YOC!
WISH? Would you InveM 110 In Syodlcat*
offering chance to make thou and Partic-
ular* KREE H. C. B! eg en. L,t w lsto w n, Mont.
Denver Has 37,020 Aliens
Washington- The census bureau
announced that the white foreign-
born population of Denver, Colo, un-
der the census of 1920, is 37,620. Of
this number 6,333 are Russians, 4,684
are Germans. 8.053 are Swedes, 3,566
are English and 8,221 are Irish.
Pictures to Train Fighters
Chicago.—The federal board for vo-
cational education signed a contract
for the use of moving pictures In the
Instruction of former service men In
its training centera.
MRS. L M. GILBRETH
Longwerth Bill le Tabled
Washington - By a vote of 11 to 1,
the house postoffioe committee tabled
the Longworth resolution to postpone
the Increase In second-class postal
rates effective July 1.
Fireworks Out of Fashion
New York—Fireworks are going out
of fashion. As the Fourth of July
approaches, leading manufacturera
.... AmmnnA is smaller than It
f M 4. (|l« IClUtUiv-.
CONVERSION OFD^T PLANNED
FINANCIAL SUMMARY IS
GIVEN IN REPORT
Congress le Asked to Provide Broad
Powers to Secretary of Treasury
Mellon to Extend Time
Lillian Moller Qllbreth, called the
new "woman who lives in a shoe,"
and on whom the cares of rearing a
family ef ten children rest lightly.
She Is a graduate of the University
of California, and also has a Ph. D.
degree which she reoeived at Brown.
Mre. Gilbreth le not half as proud of
h r college degrees and of being the
author of some authoritative books on
psychology of management and fatigue
study, aa she Is ef being the mother of
ten good Americana.
NAVY REDUCED DY CONFERENCE
COMPROMISE ON AIRPLANE
House and Senate Agree to Cut En-
listed Number to 106,000 Fighters
Which Is 14,000 Less
Washington.—An agreement upon
100,000 men for the navy enlisted
personnel for the next fiscal year, a
reduction of about 14,000 men, was
reached by senate and house con-
ferees on the navy appropriation bill.
Formal and final agreement on the
bill was deferred but the conferees
said they had paved the way for a
oomplete agreement subject to ap-
proval by the house and senate.
Allowance is Reduced
A reduction of about >80,000,000 in
the senate bill and an Increase Of
about $18,000,000 over the house bill
was said to have been virtually set
tied. This would bring the total out-
lay of the bill to about $414,000,000.
The conferees also agreed to an
enlisted personnel for the marine
corps of 21,000 men as compared to
24,000 proposed by the senate and
18,000 by the house.
A compromise was also reached on
the senate amendment for two air-
plane carriers to cost $26,000,000
each. The conferees agreed to pro-
vide only for one airplane carried with
an initial appropriation of $3,000,000.
Borah Measure Not Settled
The question of the personnel
which be settled in conference but
will be block to an agreement.
The Borah amendment requesting
the present to call a naval disarma-
ment conference of Great Britain,
Japan and the T'nlted States, Is not to
be steeled in conference but will be
brought before the house for a vote.
COL E. H. SHAUGHNESSY
Washington. — President Harding
called upon congress to grant broad
puwers to the secretary of the treas-
ury to arrange for the refunding of
allied debts and to fix the rates of
Interest to extend to the time of pay-
The president's appeal was directed
to Senator Penrose, chairman of the
senate finance committee, and Chair-
man Fordney of the house ways and
means committee. The president also
asked that the secretary be given
wide powers in adjusting other claims
against foreign governments, such as
the claims growing out of the cost of
American army of occupation.
A bill proposed by Secretary Mel-
lon, granting the desired powers, was
introduced by Senator Penrose in the
Senator Penrose announced that the
senate finance committee would begin
hearings on the bill soon with Secre-
tary Mellon and his staff as witnesses.
Secretary Mellon prefaced his letter
to the president with a table sum-
marising the war debt of foreiga gov-
ernments to the United States as fol-
"Obligations for advances made
under the various liberty bond acts,
$9,436,329.24; obligation received
from the American relief administra-
tion, $84,093,963.55; obligations re-
ceived from the secretary of war and
from the secretary of the navy on
account of the sale of surplus war
materials, $565,048,413.80; obligations
held by the United States gra In cor-
poration, $56,899,879.09; total, $10,141,-
Total Owed United 8tates
Total debts by countries as shown 1
in the statement accompanying Sec- j
retary Mellon's bill handed to Sena !
tor Penrose were aa follows: Great '
Britain, $4,166,318,358; France, $3,360, |
762,930; Italy, $1,648,034,050; Belgium,
$375,280,147; Russia, $192,601,297; Pol-
and. $135,661,669; Ciecho Slovakia,
$91,179,527; Serbia, $61,163,169; Ru
mania, $36,128,494; Austria, $24,066,-
708; Greece, $16,000,000; Esthonla,
$13,999,141; Cuba, $11,969,917; Fin-
land. $1,281,926; Latvlta, $112,286;
Lithuania. $4,981,627; Hungary, $1,-
685,835; Liberia, $26,000.
Liberty Loan Advances
Advances under the Liberty Loan
Included: Great Britain, $4,166,318,-
258; France, $2,950,762,938; Italy,
Jl.648,084,000; Belgium. $847,691,696;
Russia, $187,729,760; Ciecho-Slovakia,
$61,266:206; Serbia, $26,176,139; Ru-
mania. $23,205,815; Greece. $15,000,-
000; Cuba, $9,026,900; Liberia. $26,000.
Sales of War Material
Obligations reoeived on account of
sales of surplus war materials In-
cluded: France $400,000,000; Poland,
$59,633,320; Belgium. $27,588,581;
Serbs. Croats and Slovenes, $24,978,-
020; Checho slovakia, $20,621,994; Ru-
mania, $12,922,675; Esthonio, $12,213,
375: Lithuania. $4,169,491; Latvia,
$2,521,869; Russia, $406,082.
SAYS REDS LOT WAS BARED
TWO KILLED IN TESTS
Naval Officers 8end Two More Former
German Craft To Bottom.
Waaington.—Two of the leading fli-
ers of the army air service, Capt. How-
ard T Douglas and Lieut. Marl J.
Plumb, were drowned In Chespeak Bay
after a collision of their pranes ln the
coures of a bombing raid at the hulk j
of the old battleship San Marcos off j
Reports received by the war depart-
ment form Langely field, Virginia,
paid the accident was one of the most
peculiar on record. Lieutenant Plumb,
flying a faat single seat plane, was
dropping bombs and Captain Douglas,
ln a similar machine was observing
the raid from above. Plumb's plane
had just dropped a bomb and waa
climbing upward as la the custom after
releasing the weapon when it struck
Captain Douglas' machine, cutting off
Both ships fell into the bay and
disappeared together with the pilots,
whose bodies had not been recovered
although the search had been made
by a number of army and navy craft.
Rediscount Rats la Cut
Dallas, Texas —Rediscount rates on
all securities have been reduced from
6V4 to 6 percent by the Dallas fed-
eral reserve bar,k, according to an-
nouncement by R. L. VanZandL gov-
ernor of the Institution. The new
rate became effective June 26.
Straus Heads 8addlery Men
Chicago- D. J. Straus of flan An-
tonio. Texas, was elected president of
the National Saddlery Manufacturers'
Plan Contemplated Diversion of Boats
to Soviet Port From High Sess
New York.—Plans for the seizure
of American vessels at sea and their
diversion to Russian soviet ports
were revealed. New York police offi-
cials announced, In documents seized
a year and a half ago In a raid, made
by them on the headquarters of the
United States Russian workers of the
United States and Canada.
These documents, which are still In
their possession, police Intimated,
may explain the disappearance at sea
of several American vessels in the
last few months.
Detective Sergt. James J. Gegan of
the bomh squad, who made the raid,
declared federal officiate were notified
of the seizure at the time, but that he
did not know whether any action had
been taken by them.
Church Te Continue Fund.
Nashville. Tenn, Recommendation
that the Christian Education move-
ment of the Southern Methodist
church be continued until the $33,000-
000 fund Is raised, was made in a
report at a meeting of the board of
eduoatlon. It was recommended that
the education commission which Is
oonductlng the fund raising campaign
be merged with the board of edu-
cation following completion of the
Loin Disease Kill* Cattle
Fort Worth, Texas - The mysteri-
ous loin disease In the gulf counties
of Texas, where thousands of cattle
have died recently, was considered by
200 Texan veterinarians at their anuu-
Farm Bureau Favora Market Plan.
Chicago -The American Farm Bu-
reau Federation today put ita stamp
of approval on the co-operative grain
marketing plan embodied In the
United Statea Grain Growers, Inc., a
■mbryonic Gunmen Shot Aecldentally
Little Rock. While demonstrating
the skill with which he could twirl a
revolver about his finger luther
Rockwell, 16 years old. accidentally
killed hlmaelf The bullet severed aa
artery In hla neck.
•hip Board Counsel Named
Washington- Chairman Leaker ef
the ahlpplng board announced that
Elmer Schleaalnger. me mber of a
Chicago law firm, had been appointed
Col. Edward H. Shaughnessy of Chi.
cago la the new seoond assistant post-
master general. He will have charge
of the railway mail service. Colonel
8haughnessy is 38 yeara old and a
transportation expert, havlna been em-
ployed for many years by the Chicago
and North Western railway. During
the World war he was attached to the
transportation corps of the A. E. F.
TEXAS GETS BAD COAST STORM
SIX SHIPS SUNK AT PORT
ARANSAS IS REPORT
A Three-Mast Schooner Is Reported
Aground off Freeport In 60
Dallas, Texas.—The sinking of six
boata off Port Aransas, which was of-
ficially reported at Corpus Chrlstl,
demoralization for a time of telephone
and telegraph communication in cer-
tain sections and slight injury to
crops and property is the only damage
ao far as has been learned, reaultlng
from the tropical storm which swept
the Texas gulf coast from Brown*
ville to Port Arthur.
Damage Not Great
The damage was far leas than had
been expected and the storm was re
markable for its extent rather than
ita force, it la generally conceded. It
abated generally and the tide, the
cres| of which was approximately five
feet above normal, waa rapidly reced
ing. Rising barometers and aubeld-
lng winds were reported at almoat
every point In the storm area and vir-
tually the whole section, which was
threatened by a recurrence of the Gal-
veston and Corpus Chrlstl disasters,
was pronounced out of danger.
According to weather bureau ad-
vicea, the hurrlcan struck inland over
Matagorda bay, destroying the tele
phone and telegraph lines aa It swept
ln a northeasterly direction. At Bay
City and Wharton, ln this section,
only slight damage waa reported, the
ohlef loas consisting of slight Injury
to cotton and corn. Last reports,
which were received by telephone at
Galveston, said high winds still pre
vailed, acoompanled by Intermittent
This was the only area, according
to reports where the wind had not
Radio operators at the Point Isabel
wireless station reported that all
water disturbances in the Gulf of
Mexico south of Corpus Christl have
subsided, and that reports from ships
as far south as Panama say that the
sea is oalm.
High winds destroyed telephone
and telegraph wires at Victoria, blew
over an oil derrick near there and
wrecked a cotton gin at Darnell.
A three-masted schooner Is report-
ed aground off Freeport, Texas. It is
not yet known how many are on
board or whether there was any loss
of life. Efforts are being made to
Probers Indict II Men.
Chicago.—Eighteen men, Including
several prominent Chicago labor lead-
ers, were named in 18 Indictments
charging conspiracy, returned by the
special building Investigation grand
Jury. Several additional Indictments
were returned charging exortlon.
Missouri To Vote On Soldier Bonus.
Jefferson City, Mo.—Governor Hyde
issued a proclamation including the
matter of soldiers' bonus ln the August
statewide election to determine weth-
er a constitutional convention shall be
held. The bonus measure provides for
an appropriation of $16,000,000 out of
which each Missourlan who served In
the army, navy or marine corps ln
the great war would receive $10 for
each month of service. Approximately
146,000 Mlssourlans would be benefit-
ed should the measure be voted on
farorably. It waa said.
Polec Hurt In Battle.
Chicago— One negro outlaw was kil-
led and two policemen were wounded
ln a battle with three desperadoes on
Or and boulevard, where the polioe had
stopped the men to question them.
One of the negroes was oaptmed. fol-
lowing the revolver battle, while the
third eseaped Patrolmen John Hogan
and Thomas Daniels said they bad
eommanded the negroea to throw up
their bands, hut instead they began
«. •- ik. .mV
MEANS BIG CROP
Wheat in Western Canada Has
Germination, In the Rich Soil of That
Country, Is Speedy—Farmers
on Road to Wealth.
It was on the 18th of May that the
writer received a letter from a friend
ln Western Canada dated the 15th of
the same month. Information was
conveyed In the letter that Its author
had traveled over a considerable por-
tion of Western Canada, lie had cov-
ered most of the settled portions, and
from those he had not covered he had
secured Information that amplified
his own observations of conditions
throughout all the vast urea of that
country. He found seeding of wheat
practically completed, and placed Id
a bed of earth that was In a condition
that warranted speeuy and healthy
germination. This was borne out by
evidence that he was a witness of
wheat that had been In the ground
four days that was already breaking
through, and that which had been
Beeded for a week was well above the
ground, the field being as green as
a new pasture plot. Everywhere this
condition existed. It will be pleasing
Information for those who have
friends In Western Canada—in any
part of It, no matter where they may
be—to learn that conditions have
opened up ln such a splendid way, and
to be advised that the prospects were
never brighter than now. When It
becomes known that conditions are so
satisfactory, many who were waiting,
uncertain what to do In the matter of
moving, will cfoubtless now come to a
decision. With the opening of thou-
sands of homesteads, which took place
on the 1st of May, there was a rush
te take advantage of the opportunity
to secure 160 acres of excellent land
free, within speaking distance of i*
railroad. The low railway rates
granted by means of a certificate Is-
sued by Canadian government agents,
located at different points In the
States, make It possible to make a
trip of Inspection at small cost.
Oat and barley farming are branches
that add considerable to the wealth
of the farmer who desires to make
money quickly. That these grains can:
be growb so successfully, and easily,
makes It possible to go Into other
branches of farming Industry, that
give stability to It, wherever they are
carried on. They are dairying and
cattle-raising. There Is an excellent
market, for the product, and the cli-
mate aids materially ln assisting It,
while the native grasses, as well a?
cultivated varieties, bring the cost of
production to a much lower figure than
Is possible on lands that are mucb
higher ln price, with no better yield-
ing qualities. Then, again. It Is amply
shown that fodder corn can be growth
with great success, and that sunflow-
ers, which It has been fully proven
are little behind, If any, In food quali-
ty, thrive wonderfully. In fact, these-
two fodders, In addlAon to which may
be added that of alfalfa and sweet
clover, In which Western Canada
farmers are well apace with grower®
elsewhere, have brought about a pe-
riod of sllo-bulldlng which promises
to eclipse any effort In this line made
anywhere on the continent. In Mani-
toba alone, one firm Is building two
hundred this year. In Saskatchewan,
many orders have been placed; In one
small district In Alberta, where fifty
were erected last year, another fifty
will be built this summer. That there
will be a thousand silos erected in the
three provinces this year seems to be
a conservative estimate. To the farm-
er In the States, who knows the ad-
vantage of the silos, who Is interested
In the fodder to be grown to fill them,
what does this mean?—Advertisement,
Proficiency makes slow progress,
yet It is never overtaken by the man
in a hurry.
[The next time
you buy calomel
The purified and refined
calomel tablet! that ar#
nautealess, cafe and sure.
Medicinal virtue! retain-
ed and improved. Sold
only in sealed package!.
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