Luther Register. (Luther, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 7, Ed. 1 Friday, September 10, 1909 Page: 4 of 8
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Tllli'LUTISLR REGISTER I Dr. Cook's Achieverft nt
There seems to Ije no good rea
E. K. TENNANT. EDITOR.
ONE DOLLAR A YEAK.
son to dqubt the New York Her-
ald's story that the mystery of
the frozen Artie seas have finally
yielded to the determination and
They seem to be on a wave of I daring of one of the worlo,. great-
prosperity in Indiana judginc, est and :most presistent ezpbrern
from a., item in the Cloverdak, ~Dr; frederick A. Cook of
Ind, paper, which states that 260' 0 ^n" That Dr. Cook was
tickets were sold at the railroad we" equipped for the difficult
station to the citizens who want- tafik he 8et for him8elf and that
ed to see the circus at Greencaetle conditions were unusually favor-
10 miles away. It may, be an able for tho exPloit is generally
Indiana is a little slow, that they be'jfved scientific men.
haven't heard that the tariff was AV e aro !ivin& in a Pe"od of
revised upward and was eatin wonderful scient.fic achievement
'em up blood raw. ! and U wi" be hi£h'y S^tifying
to Americans if one of our race
and the has succoeded in conquering all
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t A complete line of State
School Supplies of all kinds
W. H. (MoCUTCHKN,
The Family Druggist
Now that we can fly and the has succoeded in conquering
north pole has been found let us! obstacles and planting on the ut-
turn our attention to old mystery ; termost end of the earth the
and find the man who hit Billy ; American stars and stripes. Al-
Patterson. j though the youngest among the
i great civilized nations, America
Reading about the pole and ; )|aB pr0f(uced men of marvelous
the cold weather up there helped .imfrition, daring and endurance,
some down here to leoaen the
Dr. F. A. Cook of New York
laid claim last Thursday to the
distinsion of having discovered
the north pole. lie says in com-
pany with two Esquimaux natives
made the trip and stoo<4 on the
ice where the pole would be, on
April 21, 1008. Ho planted the
Stars and stripes on th? spot and |
got bank south that year to where
they could find game. The little
party of three remained there
durintr the winter and this sum-
worked their way back to civiliza-
tion. On the way north 30,000
miles of new land was discovered
but at the pole there was no liv-
ing thing or land, nothing but a
field of ico.
Commander Peary, who has
made several trips to find the
north pole has at last-been suc-
cessful, so he wires from the far
north. He says he reached the
pole on April 5 of this year near-
ly a year after Dr. Cook stood on
the pole. We are glad the fool
pole has been found, but look
What we will have to endure for
a year or two—a controversy be-
tween Cook and Peary equal to
that of who licked the Spanards
at Santago—Schley or Sampson.
A new disease which is liable
to get you ia called "pellaga "
ivhich is caused from smut in
Corn meal, yet a Georgia man
who is suffering with it, says he
never ate any corn bread.
The list of those who have braved
the terrors of the frozen North
contains many distinguished
names, and until now, no name
was more honored than that of
Commander Peary, who held the
record for "furthest north." He
has been making preparations
for another expedition, which
probably be abandoned If the re-
ports concerning Dr Cock are
A natural question now being
asked is, ''What is the yalue of
such a discovery?" From the
standpoint of science much may
have been learned that will add
to the enlightenment of the world
To the discoverer of the pole there
is that reward of accomplish-
ment that comes to the man who
does things requiring great en-
durance and resolution where
others have failed. The discov-
ery of the North pole has been
the attempted achievement of all
the later centuries. It was the
great and consummate feat of
sportsmanship which haa aroused
the ambitions of hardy men. The
discovery and acquisition ot a
hitherto unknown Arctic contin-
ent is of less importance than the
simple fact that an American ex-
plorer, braving death and endur-
ing hardships in the elemental
chaos of nature, has won the vic-
tory.—K. C. Journal.
Wellston has entered the race
to have the agricultural school of
the Third district located there
tn addition to offering a desirea-
ble site and agreeing to duplicate
anj propositien made by any oth
er town; they advance the argu-
ment that Wellston is in the heart
of tho indemnity school land
soon to be sold by the state and
that to locate the school there
would add enough to the value
of these lands so that it would be
highly advantageous to the state
to fix it that wav.
The automobiles are killing
more people than usual this sum-
mer, but its the people who are
in them at the time. The other
day in New York an auto tried
to beat a fast express train to the
road crossing and five of the oc-
cupants were killed. Maybe the
auto has taken the place of the
In Mexico last week 8,000 peo-
ple was drowned in a flood. Its
hard to tell just were to live and
keep on living.
Mrs. Peary ha3 butted in on the
north pole fight between fhe ad-
nnerers of Cook and Peary,
Governor Haskell has announ-
ced that he would not call a spec-
ial session of the legislature this
winter, unless something more
urgent than had so far been pre-
sented came up.
It had not been quite generally
agreed upon among the members
of the legislature that a special
session, would be necessary. The
most important thing to come be-
fore it would be the ratification
of the work of the code commis-
sion. The school land lease mat-
ter needed some adjustment and
the school for the blind at Fort
Gibson, the girls industrial school
at Chickasha and the normal
school at Ada are without funds.
The governor's decision is. ac-
cording to members of the ad-
ministration, based largely on
political grounds. He feels that
with a state campaign coming on
the expenditure of the money
which would be required for a
special session might not be well
received by the people of the
As a result of the governor's
action the girls' industrial school
at Chickasha will probably have
to be c-bondoned for the present
Most of the young men who
begin drinking because they
think it is'smart keep it' up be-
cause they are not smart.
Charged with having given
shelter and protection to Alf
Hunter, alias James Kingsbury,
the negro slayer of Sheriff Geo.
W. Garrison who has never been
captured. C. J. -Evans, a Mexi-
can-negro, has been arrested at
Wichita, Kansas, and will be
prosecuted under the laws of
Kansas which make it a crime
for a man to have guilty knowl-
edge of murder without assisting
the officers in apprehending the
The charge against Evans is
that he harbored and gave pro-
tection to Kingsbury in Juno a
year ago, following the success-
ful escape of the negro jjiurderer
from the posse of officers who
pursued him through Blaine and
Kingfisher counties for a week.
Officere who have worked on the
case declare there is sufficient
evidence to warrent Evans' con-
viction. Under the Kansas law
the penalty for this crime in five
years in the penitentiary.
Many men think there is no
difference in Lumber. That Lum-
ber is Lumber, no matter where
you get it. Thia is true, of course
but there ia both GOOD and
POOR LUMBER. If you are in
need of good lumber fresh from
the mills at moderate prices, let
us figure with you on the bill.
No matter how large or small
yo.ur bill may he, we will make
it worth your while to buy it
from our well kept yard.
<fc#\Ju3t received a car of brick,
a car of cement and a car of
«t#"lime. Get our prices.
s. w. p. is the best paint
for buildings. It does
better work at less cost per
job than any other pre-
pared paints or hand mixed
lead and oil.
After an absence from the sol-
ar sy8tem of some seventy-five
years, Halley a oomet is on its
way back to visit the old folks.
Thia famous comet ia believed by
some astronomers who are a tri-
fle skeptical in their religious be-
liefs to have been the Star of
Bethlehem which the wise men
saw when Christ was born. At
any rate it has been known since
the year 800 A. D. and should be
able to find its way around our
neighborhood without knocking
things over or requiring a mod-
ern airship as a guide.
Let no infatuated lover forget
that two can not live as cheaply
as one unless they have to.
■'I heard you sobbing in your
sleep last night, pet," said Adam
as he pinned Eve's fig leaves
down the back. "Yea," she said
smiling, "I dreamed that the
leaf worms had eaten up my op-
A REST FOR
Is found at the Summer Re-
snorts to which the low rates
are on sale now
Excursions daily to—
Chicago St Louis
Buffalo Atlantic City
New York Boston
Califorhia and Pacific Slope
A. Y. P. Exposition
Ask your agent or write
C. O. JACKSON,
Div. Pass. Agent
Best of work and easy shaves
AfcJElTT TOR CLEVELAND STEAXW
We placed s. w. p. in
slock because we wanted
the beat paint me could get.
We were not hasty in de-
ciding upon S. w. p. We
selected it only after care-
We'll be piciseii to tell yotl
about It it you wilt call at the
W P. Agency.
Your Fatronago Solicited.
JIM TOLLER, Prop.
| EVERYTHING IN OUR LI E
I I_iO-vell c&, X^o-vfell
A Big Line of Heavy and Shef
All kinds of Canton and Moline farm
Agents of American Wire Fence.
Lovell and Lovell, luther
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AL TRULOCK, Prop.
The new management has make numerous changes in the
hotel and placed it on a footing that will please the public
and warrant your patroniage.
MEALS ON TIME. CLEAN BEDS.
Special Dinner Sunday.
Bath Room in Connection.
Come eat a bite. . Phone 46. Opposite Frisco Depot.
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