The Norman Transcript. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 25, 1904 Page: 3 of 8
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OKLAHOMA CITY BANKER PUR-
CHASES PHILIPPINE BONDS
BIDS AGAINST NEW YORK EANKERS
M. L. Turner of Oklahoma City Bids
in the New Three Million Philippine
Bonds—Bidding Was Spirited—A
Great Victory for the West
WASHINGTON: Bids were opened
Monday in the office of Colonel Ed-
wards, chief of the bureau of Insular
affairs for three million dollars in
temporary Philippine certificates of
indebtedness. The entire lot sold to
M. L. Turner of Oklahoma City at
Other bids for the entire lot wore:
Kountz Brothers. New York, $100.-
252; Fislc & Robinson, New York,
$100,125: National Park bank, New
York, $100,577; Guarantee Trust com-
pany, New York, $101,200; C. S. Jobes,
Kansas Citp, $100,435; Fisk & Son
Vermllye, New York, $101,377; Doom-
inick & Doominlck and William Solo-
mon, New York, $101,141.
The bidding was spirited, and the
,results are highly pleasing to the war
department officials. They regard the
high prices offered as indicating that
the Philippines have gained a good
credit in the money markets. The
certificates were oversubscribed nine
times. • The bidding was close, the
highest being less than $10,000 ahead
of the nearest competitor.
OKLAHOMA CITY: The news of
Mr. Turner's buying the Philippine
bonds was received here with much
satisfaction. Not alone can Okla-
homa City feel elated, but the entire
southwest will hereafter be a consid-
eration in financial matters.
CROPS AND WEATHER
eport 6t Weather Station for Week
Ending August 22
OKLAHOMA CITY: Section Direc-
tor Strong has issued the following
weekly bulletin of the condition oj
crops throughout -this section:
Excessive precipitation occurre^
over Ixigan and Payne countjes on the
lC>-.h. 17th and 21st, and over the Creek
nation on the 18th; elsewhere the pre-
cipitation was moderate to heavy;
temperatures were about normal dur-
ing the week.
Wheat threshing vis about com-,
pleted with poor to lu..' yields; fall
plowing contined in general progress
with the ground placed in good con-
dition by the recent rains. Early corn
is being gathered with fair to good
yields; the late corn was ■benefitted
by the rains, is making a good growth
and maturing from a fair to good
Cotton Is generally In a good to an
excellent condition, is making a good
growth and fruiting well, with bolls
opening and some picking being done,
some dama&e was caused by the boll
worms, sharpshooters and shedding;
the crop made by the recent rains and
a large yield is practically assured.
Kaffir and broom corn, cane, millet
and milo maize are being secured with
good yleids and quality reported; some
cane, broom corn and millet cut were
damaged by the heavy rains.
Haying progressed and is nearing
completion over many localities; good
yields of a good quality were report-
ed; ti good crop of alfalfa was secur-
ed in fine condition.
Late potatoes are up to a good
stand; sweet potatoes are giving good
Pasturage was improved by the
rains and grass Is in good condition,
with stock doing well.
Grapes, apples, melons and gardens
are giving fair to good yields.
Costs 10 cents and equals 20 cents
worth of any other kind of bluing.
Won't Spill or Break
Can't Spot Clothes
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
around in the
At all wise Grocers.
SUITS TO RECOVER CATTLE
STILL CALL FOR HORSESHOES.
Trolley Cars and Automobiles Have
Little Reduced the Output.
How about horseshoes?" was
asked of a dealer in iron and steel
supplies, including horseshoes. "Has
he increased use of automobiles les-
sened the demand for horseshoes? '
No, it hasn't," was tho reply. "We
are selling as many horseshoes
ever. It was thought when the trolley
car was Introduced that something
was going to happen, but the trolley
cars came in so gradually that their
introduction had no effect on tho
horseshoe trade, and it is so as to
tho auto. Horses yet remain in gen-
eral uso, and the demand for horse-
shoes still continues."
There are fourteen concerns In the
United States manufacturing horse-
shoes. Their annual output is some-
where about 1,000,000 kegs ot 100
The Murine Eye Krniedy Co.. Chicago. nend Home
Book lree. W rite tbeui about your eye#
STRANGE PETS ON WARSHIPS.
Litigation Growing Out of Capitol Na-
tional Bank Failure
GUTHRIE: Receiver Willoughby
of the defunct Capitol National Bank
here, has begun suits at Wewoka
against R. A. McFarland, cashier of
the defunct National Bank, at Holden-
ville, (a sitser bank of tho Capitol
National), and also against Mrs
Smith, to recover the possession of
700 head of cattle, covered by an al-
leged mortgage of $15,000, which
amount of money, according to Mr.
Willoughby, was loaned on the cattle
by the defunct bank at Holdenville.
The results are replevin suits.
Mr. Willoughby claims to have gone
to Holdenville and vicinity to take
possession of the cattle, but could not
find them; consequently he began the
There is also a suit in court between
the receiver of the Capitol National
here and the Miners' Bank of Joplin,
Mo., relative to 150 heads of steers,
which the defendant has in the yards
at Holdenville, but upon which Re-
ceiver Willoughby claims to have a
prior claim, stating the bank had
loaned money on the cattle.
Capitol National conditions are no
nearer solved than for the past sev-
eral months and there is nothing a"
yet to indicate when there will bo any
settlement witn the depositors.
BOARD OF PHARMACY
Chief Justice Raymond Appoints the
Board and Fixes Date of Meeting
MUSKOGEE: The following has
been given out by Judge Raymond
"By virtue of the power and au-
thority vested in me as Chief Justice
of the United States Court of Appeals
for the Indian Territory, under tho
act of congress approved April, 28,
1904, in relation to the appointment
of a territorial hoard of pharmacy foi
the Indian Territory, I do hereby ap-'
point as members of said board, L
Matthews of Miami, I. T., to serve for
one year; F. Savage of Hartshore, I.
T., to serve for two years; H. C.
Cobb of Muskogee, I. T„ to servo fo?
three years; H. D. Kniseley of Che-
cotah, I. T., to serve for four years,
and W. O. Strother of Tulsa, I. T., to
servo for five years. And I do here-
by fix upon Saturday, Sept. 3, 1904,
and Muskogee, I. T., as the time
when, and the place where said board
shall hold Its 'first meeting, for the
purpose of electing .1 president, a sec-
retary and a treasurer of said board,
and for the transaction of such other
business as mey seem proper."
Sulphur Town Lot Sale
SULPHUR: A public auction sale
of one hundred residence lots located
in various parts of the approved town-
site has been announced to be held
Tuesday afternoon, August 30.
The Ways of Women.
A woman laughs when she can and
weeps when she will.—I1 rench
Reports from the Vicinity of Ardmore
Tell of Deteriooration
ARDFORE: The most discourag-
ing reports are being reecived from
the cotton sections -west of here. The
farmers say that the excessive ho',
winds and continued drouth have
burned up the cotton to such an ex-
tent that some do not expect ball, a
W. A. Alcorn was in the city recent-
ly from A. D. Chase's farm, two miles
west of this place. He jjxliiibt'jd a
number of half grown cotton hoi's
on which the boll worms had been at
work. In some of then the entire
inside of the boll had be in eaten out.
Mr .Alcorn says his crop of cotton is
already damaged one-half, and unless
the worms desist he will not make
a half dozen bales on his entire crop
of eighty-five acres. The worms
seem to work in spots, however, as
some cotton fields have not suffered
A Jiltod lover In Montreal has sued
for damages for time lost In courting.
But why in the world isn't that man a
resident of Kansas?
Old Jail to Be Burned
MUSKOGEE: The old federal jail
here is to be burned as soon as the
prisoners are transferred to the new
building. Not a splinter of the famous
old landmark will be left. It is not
definitely known, however, just when
the transfer will take place, although
it is presumed September 1st will be
the date. The new prison is com-
pleted, except the inside furnishings,
and a requisition for these has been
approved. When these furnishings ar-
rive all that will be necessary for
the changes will be ordered from
the department of justice authoriz-
ing the marshal to occupy the new in
stitution. The old jail contains 191
Read this List of Little Thisigs
ait Bag Savings
et the B g Bankrupt Sale of Men's and Boy's Clolhiug now going on.
Kvery Suit in the llouso goes at
50c on the Dollar, also the Celebrated Hamilton-Brown Shoes at Cut Prices
Don't forget the B
What 1 Cent will bny at the Annex.
5c card hook and eyes, 1 size
2c yard baby ribbon
lc wire hair pins, 3 bundles
5c lead pencils
5c package assorted needles
5c beauty pins
So package carpet tacks
5c buggy bolts
lie lawn ties
Ic door keys ....
5c thimbles -
5c paper brass pins
Be table spoons
What 5 Cents will buy at the Annex.
16c men's linen collars
15o soap holders
10c match safes
10c hard water soap
10c stove lifter
10c finishing braid
10c yard elastlo
10c pad lock hinges
10c door bolts
5c glass tumblers 2 for
10c glass goblets
10c pickle dishes
Sailors of Different Nationalities Vary
, in Their Likes.
The privilege of keeping pets
Very much appreciated by bluejackets,
who lavish their spare time and cash
on some very strange animals. The
British warship Centurion once had a
monkey that used to eat with a spoon
from a plate and drink from a glass,
with a dinner napkin tucked under
bis chin the while. The Caesar had
a pet goose some time back. Cats
and dogs, of course, are common on
board ship. The French warship Mar-
ceau had a bantam cock named Bou-
langer as pet, which crowed whenevei
iho guns were fired. The German
Prinz Wilhelm had a grey stork, and
the United States Chicago had a pig.
Doves, pigeons, blackbirds and pea
cocks are popular with Italian sea
men, and the unfortunate Almirante
Oquendo of Spain had a pair of casso-
waries as pets.
The Father of American Golf.
Robert Loclthart, a New York linen
merchant, who died recently in his
native Scotland, may well be spoken
of with reverence and gratitude on
every links in this country, for he
was golf's missionary to the United
States. He arrived in New York when
he was 20 years old. He was devoted
to tennis, in its brief term of favor,
and when that wanted he brought
back from a trip to Scotland two sets
of golf clubs, from Tom Morris, called
"the grand old man of Scottish golf."
He brought his neighbors together un-
der an apple tree in Yonkers, instruct-
ed them in the game, exhibited its
points in action, and tho "Apple-tree
gang" soon formed the St. Andrews
Golf club, the first in this country.
And American golfers will go out of
their way, when visiting the other
side, to see the tomb of Robert Lock-
hart in Dunfermline abbey.
Eyesight Hurt by City Life.
Tho English race Is getting near-
sighted owing to the city life and con
ditions of civilization, says a well
Uhat 10 Cents will buy at the Annex.
25c flour scives
20c chopping knives
25o pocket books
25c shoe brush —
20c pail locks —
25c horse brush —
25c razor straps
25c clothes brushes ...
20c sad-iron handles
20c lemon squeezers
25c ice hooks -
25c towel rack
25o boy's base ball mitt ..
What 3 Cents will buy at the Annex.
10c bone buttons -
Feather-stitch braid -1 yds
5c pnekairp best white pins
'On box taee powder
lOc key rings
10c iwekago lanndry blue
tie Vim mouse trap ...
10c metal coffee stand
Oo mourning pins
tO package envelopes
10c package shelf paper
60 bottle vaseline .
10c shaving soap
What 8 Cents will b jy at Ihe Annex.
160 glnss pickle dishes
15c glass vnses
16c gloss spoon holders
10c oauvas gloves
15c can openers
15s tack hammer
15c bottle witch hazel
loo enff holders
20e fine combs (born) ...
25c door hinges
lino b< Hie ammonia...
15c stove shovels
What 12 Cents will buy at the Annex.
25c glass syrup pitchers
,ij.">e wiro hair brushes
'joe steak hammer
J.">0 pad looks
25c leather lunch baskets
25c stoel bead hammer
S5o steel head hatchet
25o spectacles all number'
2.V galvanized wash basin
25o picture frames
25c borated talcum powder
Notice to Farmers.
For the Oklahoma and Indian Territorie's exhibit at the WORLD S FAIR we will give
to the farmers of Oklahoma, Logan, Pottawatomie, Cleveland,Canadian & Lincoln Counties
the following Prizes: $5.00 Cash for the six best ears of corn raised by himself this year in
any of the above counties. $3.00 Cash for the six second best ears of corn under above
conditions. $2.00 Cash for the six third best ears of corn as above. Each county to
compete separately. We will also offer a sweepstake prize of $15 in Cash for the six
best ears of corn raised by any farmer in Oklahoma and Indian Territories this Year> 1
The Corn must be delivered to our store free and properly labeled, on or before August
3Jst. Three leading citizens of Oklahoma will award the prizes.
The Lion Store Annex, "ST*
DEFRAUDED UNCLE SAM
The Brother of a Negro Postmaster Is
MUSKOGEE: The negro post,
master at Lee, ten miles west of this
to-sfrn, has a brother, Lewis Watley,
who is employed as a clerk in the
store in which the postnfflce is lo-
cated. This young negro got into the
habit, it is alleged, of making out
postoillce money orders to himself,
using a fictitious name. He would
send these money orders to some
postofiice near by and on the same
day would send the official notice
that the money order had been sent
Then he would go to the town where
he had sent the money order and get
the cash. One money order was for-
warded to South McAlester and Wat-
ley, when he presented himself and
asked for the money, was told that
he would have to be identified. ".Vat-
ley was identified, and the money
was paid over to him. He is now in
Prospects for good crops were
never better anywhere than in the
territories this year.
GUTHRIE: Johu B. Stout
Waukomis has a plan in progress to
run a farmers' train to St. Louis, giv-
ing the men with the hoes rates to
the World's fair city and return. He
plans to have the train reach St.
Louis in time for the farmers to par-
ticipate in the celebration of Okla-. no)ae occasioned by tho present con
homa day, September (>, and w 1 lm- ] t)on a[so doing away with low
it the members of the orowrt to farm-
He Has Another Invention
MARLOW: Harry James of (his
town, who recently received a pat
ont on a self-acting automatic wash
ing machine, is out with another in
vention, in the nature of a new rail
road rail joint, which promises to be
of much benefit, overcoming tho
ers of Garfield county. He figures
that at least 1.000 farmers will make
the trip, and it is proposed that they
march in a body tnrough the fair
grounds on Oklahoma day.
joints and virtually
making a con>
The cotton pest is at work in the
vicinity of Sulphur.
TOMBS FIGURE IN DIPLOMACY
Those at Mukden Jealously Treasured
b'/ Tartar Rulers.
To the people of the Occident tho
hinese government's solemn an-
nouncement that it will agree to re-1 The cxcavaUona which were begun
main neutral on condition that the , ^ Qn the east bank of the
sanctity of tho ancestral tombs at «i,nvo
'ukden is respected by both Japan | N>'e. some two hundred1 milesi abov
and Russia is simply a quaint sample Cairo, In December, 1911., have
01' orientalism. j heen completed. There have been
To the people of China and to the | discovered and searched in the ne-
reigning dynasty in particular it is ' cropolls extending along the face of
highly important matter. In a lhe ]jmestone cliff 887 tombs, includ-
country where ancestor worship pre- j jng that of gei)e]4 Hetepa, 2300 B. C.,
' J'~' "" ' together with its curious funeral mod-
Tombs of Ancient Egypt
els. Each burial chamber was formed
of a recess at the base of a square
shaft, occasionally at a depth of thirty
feet, hewn in the solid rock and care-
fully filled in. By this careful means
the body of the deceased was preserv-
ed from disturbance. This type of
1 urial antedates the mummification
Needs Only a Little Thinking.
The food of childhood often decides
whether one is to grow up well nour-
ished and healthy or weak and sick-
ly from Improper food.
It's just as easy to be one as the
other provided we get a proper start.
A wise physician like the Denver
Doctor who knew about food, can ac-
complish wonders provided the pa
tient is willing to help and will eat
only proper food.
Speaking of this case the Mother
said her little four year old boy was
suffering from a peculiar derangement
of the stomach, liver and kidneys and
his feet became so swollen he couldn't
take a step. "We called a Doctor who
said at once we must t)e very careful
as to his diet as improper food was
the only cause of his sickness. Sugar
especially, he forbid.
So the Dr. made up a diet and the
principal food he prescribed was
Grape-Nuts and the boy, who was very
fond of sweet things took the Grape-
Nuts readily without adding any
sugar. (Dr. explained that the sweet
in Grape-Nuts is not at all like canc
or beet sugar but is the natural sweet
of the grains.)
"We saw big improvement inside a
few days and now Grape-Nuts are al-
most his only food and he is once
more a healthy, banny, rosy-cheeked
youngster with every prospect to
grow up into a strong healthy man."
Name given by Postum Co., Battle
The sweet of Grape-Nuts is the Na-
ture-sweet known as Post Sugar, not
digested in the liver like ordinary
sugar, but pre-digested. Feed the
youngsters a handful of Grape-Nuts
when Nature demands sweet and
prompts them to call for sugar.
There's a reason.
Get the little book "The Road to
Wellville" in each pkg.
,-ils the idea of making a diplomatic
issue on such a question is by no
means as fanciful as it appears to the
The urgency of the present demand
regarding the ancestral tombs at Muk-
den can be better understood when
t, is remembered that the entire conn- j
try surrounding that city is insepar- j (.urwl
ably associated with the history of the j perj0<j; bUt it was found in the ease
reigning dynasty, and in Mancbu eye; j ( f twQ bodies, that decay had been
ir especially holy. . arreBted by the wrappings, which
China, as is well known, is ruled J were f()Und stm lntact. Each tomb
riot by Chinese, but by men of Tartar j contalnorl a wood sarcophagus, with
descent—the Manchus—who until the i 1(nes o( rei|gi0us formulae rvd
seventeenth century occupied the j inscribed upon it the orthodox
northeastern part of the present em-; hi(,r0Kiyphlcs, and with the head
lire. 1 pointing to the north and the painted
The present emperor of China be-! ;<eyeg of Osiris" toward the east.
longs to a dynasty which is traceable j ;rhe sarcophagus was surrounded
back to 1559, when a leader of his] —
race, Nurhachu, arose in power and
gave his* fellow tribesmen the name
ot Manchu, which means "pure.
When his tribe overran its bound
nries in 1044 and waged war upon the
Chinese, it seized and established a
throne at Pekin, but it lost nothing of
its traditional reverence for the tombs
and holy cities left behind.—Chicago
with a large number of little wooden
models representing river and sail-
ing boats, a granary, a group of per-
sons baking, a man brewing, a man
leading an ox, a girl carrying a brace
of birds in her hands and a basket on
her head. Notwithstanding the ex-
treme age—believed to be four thou-
sand years—of these curious relics,
they were found to be In a remarkable
state of preservation, the oarsmen in
the galleys leaning upon their oars
and the ps.'nt still bright and clean.
Tho ceremordes attending the inter-
ment of a woman were slightly dis-
similar, the departed lady being pro-
vided with a basket of toilet requi-
These curious little models wore
buried in accordance with the ancient
Egyptian religious rites, in order to
provide the departed one with tho
necessaries for future life. One high-
ly interesting discovery was made in
ihe course of these excavations—an
exact counterpart of the modern weav-
ing reed as used in the mills at Wir^an,
England, the only difference being
that the ancient Egyptians of 2300
B. C. used cane teeth instead of si eel.
A Song of Chicago
Strange Myths of the Tibetans.
The Tibetans have numberless
strange myths, one, the most curious,
pertaining to the sun, moon and stars:.
The sun is believed to be an immense
ball of yak meat and fat. whereon
the spirits of departed ancestors aro
supposed to feast, the light being
caused by its heated condition. The
stars are portions of this immense ^ RB
feast, which, dropping to earth, give j her th^ark idling
birth to animals for the sustenance of
suffering humanity. The moon in a
lesser ball of similar texture as the
sun, in use while the larger one is
being replenished for the morrow.
When sun or moon fails to appear in
cloudy days and nights it means that
the deities are undergoing a period
of fasting and religious abnegation.
And the parched and sterile condition
of bleak regions is ascribed to the
fact that many thousand years ago tho \
sun ball slipped from the hands of its
keepers, descended too near the earth,
and, before being recaptured, scorched
those parts with which it came in con-
Serene as Summer season.
She takts her dauntless stand,
And fears no venomed treason.
And spurns the traitor s brand,
And every breeze that's blowina,
And every stream that's flowing,
Through fertile pastures going,
Urlng strength unto her hand!
For her rich, teeming prairie,
Gives up Its garnered stur.-,
Though seasons change and vary.
They yield her more and more.
All hers the flowers and grasses
That carpet mountain passes,
Green garlands of Parnassus,
Dew drenched in Grecian lore.
Kor her the stars are shining
Their radiance from the sky,
Bland balmy zephyrs, pining
kiss as they go by.
His fiery rapture filling
The timorous doves unwilling
To dare the blue and fly.
The sheaves that sway in slumber
And pine for cooling showers,
The flocks so vast in number
That graze through gradual hours,
Big herds In fertile places.
The frisky lamb that races,
Shv gazelles of gentle graces
Will rise and front the foeman,
As did the stubborn Roman
When ti eason showed his hancl.
Into her garden gracious
four all the sons of men.
Her marble halls are spacious,
Grace is her diadem.
Her soaring soul is chainless.
Her silvery shield is stainless.
Her reign is soft and painless,
And beauty is her gem.
Calm as some high-born maiden
In her ancestral hall,
H. r robes of state arrayed in.
fch" marshals one and all.
Her brow is frank and f«arless,
She heartens all the cheerless,
Fair Chatelaine so peerlet
With henchmen at her
and tei.der flowers.
Hers is the gold that gleaming
De.-p down In murky mire
Lures on th • stripling, dreaming.
To grasp the wealth and shine.
I \ll hers the teeming treasure
Which buys the thoughtless pleaauie
A fid 1-aves the poet leisure
To launch the liquid line.
Hers every brawling river,
That waters all our and.
Whose kingly heart will quiver
And rise ;-t her command.
At her behest the yeoman
When flery flames were r
And rumbling at her do.,..
And heil iiself seemed pouring
Its vitriol on her floor.
She roused herself reliant
And purged herself defiant
I'nlike a maid compliant
Who sells herself for store.
Through darkling nights of terror
She staggered through the fray.
Through choking mists of error,
She groped to flnd tho day.
And though she often stumbled.
As sick at heart and humbled,
She watched her roof tree crumbled.
She won—she won her waj.
Stand Arm, oh gracious goddess.
To guard what you have wo...
The heart beneath your bodice
Heats strenuous as the sun.
Flushed with the hue of morning.
Imperial eyed, and scqrmnK-
The groundlings' --jibes and warning,
| cry you—"I Wlf-Ig ^"kiNSEM-A.
I Registry Division, Chicago Postoflke.
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