The Tahlequah Arrow (Tahlequah, Okla.), Vol. 30, No. 119, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 6, 1917 Page: 2 of 4
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THE J.VJUjEQI'AH ARROW. T.U/LEQCAH, OKHHOMA.
THE TAHLEQUAH mm >X"rd0°"
Published Saturday of Each Week
ARROW IM'BUSHINU OOMI'AM
All Homo I'rint
g. J*. A H. K. H a It I) V, ManagerM
fhie Year Kl.oo
Six .Months r>0
(Including Cherokee Co. Democrat)
One Tear, in advance 11.1*5
Si* Month*, in advance . . . .05
Entered at the Tahlequah, Okla-
homa, post office as rtecond-clasa
mail matter, March 2, 1916.
W iS'TED— PRODI ( Kits.
\\ e have become so accustomed to
tlie cry that the prevailing high
pi ices of living are the result of our
Increased exports of food stuffs that
it conies as somewhat of a shock to
learn from official figures that dur
ing The past year our exports of
-'oort sippllej were in reality some-
thing like 1100,000.000 less than
the previous year. And it is stated
< the same authority that never be-
fore has the visible supply been so
The food speculators have been
yelling that Europe was making
such a tremendous demand for our
food supplies that the enormous
shipments in themselves were th.
cause of sky high prices. That
too, appears to be a mixture of fj
nancial wind and hot air.
Congress is "investigating" th«
price boosting combines. Hut did
you ever hear of the politicians of
"'•tier party doing anything mor.
than to "investigate"? Did you
ever hear of a conviction ' More wind
There are two distinct causes toi
the prevailing high prices, We Jacl
producers, and we are cursed with
a set of food speculators who would
starve a baby to death for a pentov
Our production is not keeplnr
Pace with th.< demand, because o.u
farmers are leaving thvir acres an<!
turning their faces to the allur
ments of the town and city. And
there aro none to take theft placcF
on the farms. As Mr. Cleveland so
tersely put. it. ' this is a condition
and not a theory."
Food speculators know this and
are buying and hoarding the supply
and doling it out in driblets it toeir
own prices. ,
Foreign demand? Hunk1.
\\ hoi sale robbery? Yes!
Wis. we get rid of four-fifths of
!><' middle men, and Jail the specu-
lating price boosters, and keep thi
men on the farms and put more of
them th.'re. then we will have ample
supplli < at reasonable prices, and
t until then.
'id in the meantime congress will
'•r> right o*u periodically "invest!
i' n:1 and making an ass general
of itself, as it has always done
■! always will do. Irrespective of
xv' "°ed more producers and few-
The dove of peace is
he I.ord knows us as we are. But
unately there is only one Lord.
1 ie only way to guard against
hnurlnes is to serialize all ship-
Have w(> any empty jails in 'his
country? In with the food price
The most difficult thing in deal-
ire with Mexico is to determine
which one to deal with.
Calling Bucharest the little Paris
is enough to make von Mackenson
thankful for small favors.
Texas Is making sausage from
JacUrabbit meat, and we expect to
hear any time that food has taken
According to a "fashion note,"
high boots for women will go out
soon. In order to save leather, but
it'<i a far cry froqi 12-inch boots to
The fact that the I'nited States
Steel Corporation has unfilled ton
nage orders on its books for mor.'
than 11,000,000 tons of material
suggests not only activity and pros
perity, for a long time, but also the
reason for dela) in the delivery ol
ELECT NEW OEEICERS
A called meeting of the Associated
C harities was held at the Carnegie
library, Mondny afternoon. January
1, for the purpose of electing offi-
cers and appointing committees foi
A number of men and women in
le res ted in the work were present,
"ev. i. i Thompson was chosen
temporary chairman. The follow in-
officers were elected. President,
... Thompson; vice president.
- i' \\. I. Scott, secretary-treasure!
airs. It. L. Keenan. The president
nu n appointed the standing c
ui it tees tor the year.
Finance Committee Rev. G T
i noinpsoi:, Messrs. Ed Sin p i \\
'teed, J M. Ilackler, W. s j'i.h'ih
Percy Wyly and Mesdan.ej c.
Hunt, >Valter Thompson, Juiii.r:
'tanker E. E McMichael, .1 r
I'arks an.- K. i'. Wiliian .v
R. TV Foster, li. H. Couch, Le
kVyiy, U'addie Unison, And-, Mi
Jarty and Mesdaiues J. A. Edwaid-
it. L. Johnson, t. E. Lybarger, J B
Pearson, J. U. Crew, John Wilson
Distr icting ' onunittee- Messrs
r. O. (Jt; ham, Jo'an Hicks, J. u.
Pearson, >\ T. Scott and .viesdaiu
J. D. t; 11rii, IV. C. Banker, W.
Barns, J. \| Ilackler. I \\. McSpad-
Jen, II. E. Bcardsly and John Card
With the new members added to
the roll the organization is in bet-
ler shape to take care of th>- woi
ihan ever before and it is to bi
hoped that the people of Tahlequah
will give their hearty support and
All who have helped in tk-- carry-
ing on of the work for the past year
want to thank the citizens who hav
in any way contributed to the cans*.
Something over $:mo in all. has been
raised, which speaks well for the
generosity of our citizens, in thret
instances funds have been raised foi
special purposes. In addition to th.
above, clothitig, bedding and groc
eries have been contributed, profes
sional services of doctors and law
■is, also hospital privileges in some
cases and city and county officials
have also been courteous and help
I'ul when influence or information
was sought. Mr. (!. T. Thompson
is largely responsible for bringing
into the organization a number of
ernest, capable men workers, who
were much needed and heartily wel-
comed by the old workers.
The finance committee have al
ready organized, and repor' about ,n
hun.ir.id dollars to the credit of th.
Association for 1917.
The regular monthly meeting will
he held as usual on the 4th Eridai
of each month at 3 p. m. at the Car
negie library. Any suggestions for
better plans of work will be grate
fully received by the various com
mittees at these meetings. Also re-
ports of needy persons.
Mrs. B. I,. Keenan, Sec.
CHILI) LIBOR n.tv l\ .SCHOOLS.
Instead of coming to this countr-'
in order to make an aeroplane flight
•k to Europe, the two nTiatsw* who
have arrived in New Tork s!. \iUt
A letter has been sent bv State
Superintendent of Public Instruc
'ion. It H Wilson, to all the school
uiperintendent in the state asking
them to cooperate with the National
Child Labor Committee by having
i special child labor program on
Child Labor Day, aJnuary 29.
( hild Labor Day is observed every
vear by thousands of churches
schools, the Y. M. C. A , wor en's
clubs and many other organizations.
This year the National Child Labor
( omnnttee has prepared a special
program adapted to use in the
schools and it is this program th
Oklahoma schools will ise It takes
up five important products in the
manufacture or distribution of
which children have a part coal
otton. glnss, buttons, and newspap
and traces the process of pro
luction from the raw material
thiough to the finished product. i
shows, for instance, how young
children arc employed in the cotton
fields picking the cotton long be-
fore it arrives at the mills where
more young children are employed
manufacturing it int« cloth, how "the
newspaper is made which the boys
sells in the street, and how the coal
is formed which other boys help to
mine. It is expected that the pro-
cram will prove most interesting to
children and helpful to adults who
wish to know more about the Aays <n
which children are employed.
Did you turn over a new leaf January 1st? And did you inscribe
thereon some brave resolutions? And was one of them to the effect that
you would forthwith
OPEN A SAVINGS ACCOUNT?
11 you will open the account now, and follow it up with a resolution
to add a little to that account each week, another New Year's day will find
a big improvement in your financial condition.
\\ e earnestly solicit your savings account, be it ever so small.
\\ e pay 4 per cent interest 011 savings.
The First State BanK
Heartburn, indigestion or distress!
of th.- stomach is instantly relieved I
by IIKR111XI-. It forces the badly'
digested food out of the body and re-
stores tone 111 the stomach and
bowles Price 50c. Sold by all
danger IS HAW l"OHK.
Kat no pork or pork product
unless they are cooked if you would
be certain of avoiding trichinosis.
This is a warning issued by tti
lliireau of \ninial Industry of the
I'nited States Department of Ae.-icul J
ture, especially to those who are in j
the habit of eating raw ham or spo. j
lal forms of sausage containing raw +
pork and made to be eaten uncook-
ed. The records show that the num-
ber of cases of ti'ichinoisis—r. ser-
ious. painful and often fatal disease
resulting from trichinae increases
during the holidays, partly because
of hog-killing time and partly be-
cause farmers frequently make up
special forms of sausage which are
eaten without cooking.
To avoid trichinosis no form of
pork in the raw state, including dried
our smoked sausages and hams,
should be eaten. All pork used as
food should be cooked thoroughly, as
trichinae, the minute organisms
which cause this deadly disease, die
anil therefore become harmless when
subjected to a temperature of 140
degrees F. or higher. The fact thai
these organisms may remain alive]
and active in uncookeded pork makes
the latter, say department meat
specialists, a menace to life and
health wherever it is eaten.
H, H. COUCH
J. B. GRINDLE
MOHLER & I'ARRIS
Modern ( ndertuking and Em-
Office open day and nifcht.
Notary in Office
Office in Couch Bdg., Upstairs
J. I. COIHSEY
peterson iv dk kworth
Physicians and Surgeons
Office Hours 8 to 11 a. in.
and 2 to 5 p. m.
Office in Land Office Bldg.
Day Phone 123; Night 1ti2
The liver loses its activity at times
and needs help. HERBINE is an
effective liver stimulant. It also
purifies the bowels, strengthens di-
gestion and restores strength, vigor
and cheerful spirits. Price 50c. Sold
by all dealers. Adv
An advertisement in the Arrow
publications will bring results.
W. <i. I1LA K K
I'liy sici tn and Surgeon
Diseases of Women a Specialty
Office Upstairs in Crew Bldg.
Residence Phone No. 4
Office Phone No. 8
•L T. PARKS
Office in Kite Building
West Side of Square
Arrow pubflcatloMS reach more
people In Cherokee county than all
other county papers combined.
Pleurisy pains are located just be-
low the short ribs. Lumbago affects
the same region but toward the
back. BALLARD'S SNOW LINI-
MENT is the remedy in either case.
If rubbed in thoroughly it eases pain,
relaxes the muscles and the patient
can move about freely and comforta-
bly. Price 25c, 50c and $1.00 per
Lottl. Sold by all dealers.
Saved Girl's Life
"1 want to tell you what wonderful benefit 1 have re-
ceived from the use of Thedford's Black-Draught," writes
Mrs*(,Sylvania Woods, of Clifton Mills, Ky.
It certainly has no equal for la grippe, bad colds
hver and stomach troubles. I firmly believe Black-Draught
saved my little girl's life. When she had the measles,
n,ey, ^5nt m on her' but one S°°d dose of Thedford's
Black-Draught made them break out, and she has had
more trouble. 1 shall never be without
HLACKsMi i Hl\(j and REPAIRING
i: I B A \ K S
Blacksmith and Kcpuir Shop
Prepared to do anything In
the Repair Line.
Rubber tires replaced.
Locate,i wet of Masonic Hall,
in my home." For constipation, indigestion, headache, dizzi- •
ness, malaria, chills and fever, biliousness, and all similar J
ailments, Thedford's Black-Draught has proved itself a safe, 9
reliable, gentle and valuable remedy.
If you suffer from any of these complaints, try Black- #
Draught It is a medicine of known merit Seventy-five #
years of splendid success proves its value. Good for ®
w young and old. For sale even-where. Price 25 cents. §
''LEASERS AMI PRKSSERS
We make old clothes look
like new and new ones better
All work guaranteed.
Cioods called for and delivered
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The Tahlequah Arrow (Tahlequah, Okla.), Vol. 30, No. 119, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 6, 1917, newspaper, January 6, 1917; Tahlequah, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc139362/m1/2/: accessed June 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.