The New Era (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 17, 1910 Page: 2 of 6
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THE SHADOW OF DEATH
Remarkable Recovery of a Washing
Mrs. Eros Shearer, Yew and Wash-
ington Sta., Centralia, Wash., with one
kidney gone, the
other badly diseased,
and Ave doctors In
thought to be In a
hopeless state. The
story of Mrs. Shear-
er's awful sufferings,
and her wonderful
cure through using
Doan's Kidney Pills, is a long one, but
will Interest any sufferer with baekacho
or kidney trouble, and Mrs. Shearer will
tell It to any one who writes her, en-
closing a stamp. "I am well and active,
though 6!> years old, and give all the
credit to Doan's Kidney Pills," says
Remember the name—Roan's. For
sale by all dealers. 50 cents a box
FosterMllburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
Pitching a Curve.
flame Warden.—This deer was found
dead on your premises, and yet you
deny that you killed it?
Farmer.—Waal, it happened like
this: My wife was throwin' a stun at
the hens, an' some way the deer,
which, waa feedln' round back o' tlio
barn, got hit.
A teacher was telling a class at I
school on a recent Sunday about the
"And then It rained for 40 days and
Then a little boy asked: "Were the
farmers satisfied then, miss?"—Tit-
"If you want a thing well done—"
"(Jet an expert to do it for you.
Ain't that more sense than what you
were going to say?"
The Davenport New Era
The Money of the World.
Of the world's stock of money seren
billion dollars is gold, three and one-
half billions silver, and four and one-
third billions uncovered paper.
NEW STATES NOTES.
The house bill aproprlating $20,000
for the confederate home at Ardmori/
passed the senate 29 to 2.
A cotton seed oil mill and a glass
plant are the latest Industries wlilcli
are seeking to locate In Muskogee.
Properties of Steel
Steel is a true alloy, containing
I several foreign elements. Here as In
iron, the special values of the differ-
ent steels depend on the nature and
proportion of those elemental Steel
i.iay be had as soft as the softest
Fire destroyed eight building* in
the business section of Tuttle last
week. Tho property loi-s Is not less
The Girl.—"You're not a bit like a
lover. You never say pretty things."
The Man.—"Didn't I say that you
looked like a beautiful autumn leaf?"
At a special meeting of the Lawton The Girl.—"Well, don't autumn leaves
Bar association the Initial step was *'ant pressing?"—Illustrated Bits,
taken for the establishment in that ; Your Stomach—and Your Wife
city of a superior couit.
Dr. John Treadgill of Oklahoma! When a man has trouble with his
Uty has given $500 to the Confed- Utomach .it is due to one of two
erato building fund. A Confederate causes; Either his wife is such a
home Is to be built at Ardmore. good cook she Is stuffing him, or' she
~~ i l such a poor one she Is starving him.
Footpads are busy again In Tulsa.! - Atchlnson (K in ) Globe
One night last week they pulled orr '
three holdups In practical^ the same Not Proper Cornpari.on
ipot In less than the one hour.
Shawnee was unanimously voted the
location of the Baptist University at
the meeting of the locating board
held in Oklahoma City recently.
Active work on the govern men
census in Muskogee was started last j ^7'.Tee wiiT'' T °W, 17 T
week hv r,.Hisle r^ctnnj nln t Eot fl, e wUes a ten ehilluns to
The old darky had driven his fare
to the hotel and was now demanding
a dollar for his service. "What!" pro-
tested the passenger, "a dollar for
that distance? Why, it isn't half a mile
as the crow flies." "Dat's true boss,"
returned Sambo, with an appealing
smile, "buty'see, suh, dat old crow he
week by Carlisle Crossland, represent
ing the Hureau of the Census of Wash-
It was announced last week that Dr.
D. H. Handell and associates of Mus-
kogee and Dr. J. T. Wiggins of Sul-
phur, had bought the Sulphur sauita*
t ium and bath hoioe.
support not to mention de keep foh
do hoss." -
COKVICT III SlNG SlfiG
IS HEIR fO $1,000,000
J. EDWARD BOECK, FRIEND OF
CHINESE EMPRESS, TO GET
New York.—J. Edward Boeck, who
is serving a sentence of seven years in
Sing Sing for a Jewelry swindle In
1907, Is perhaps the only heir to more
than $1,000,000 left by his uncle, J. C.
Lounsberry of St. Paul, who died there
recently amid squalid surroundings.
Lounsberry was thought by his neigh-
bors to be very poor, but when his
effects were searched it was found
that he had securities and bonds repre-
senting a fortune.
The first Intimation that Boeck was
related to Lounsberry was when a mes-
sage signed "Louisa C. Boeck," Boeck's
By Lydia E. Pinkham's
Many fnrmers In the panhandle dt,
Oklahoma and Texas who during tho
extreme drouth of last year went to
better watered sections of the country
to earn a livelihood, are returning.
N. H. McCoy, who for ten years was
Deputy United States district clerk
for the Southern district, has been
elected secrotary of the Ardmore com-
mercial club to succeed II. G. Spalding
Why fettles Sing
The reason a kettle "sings" is a
very simple one. As the water gets
hoi little bubbles of steam are found
at (lie bottom of the kettle. These in
their lush upward strike the sides of
the kettle and set Ihe metal It is
j made of in vibration, thus causing the
humming sound wo call singing. You
will notice a copper kettle, which has
thin sides, will make a much louder
and more musical not than a com-
moil iron kettle.
widely directed, will cause her to
give to her little ones only the most
wholesome and beneficial remedies
and only when actually needed, and
the well-informed mother uses only
the pleasant and pontic laxative rem-
edy—Syrup of Figs and Elixir of
Senna—when a laxative is required,
ns it is wholly free from all objec-
tionable substances. To get its ben-
eficial effects always buy the genu-
ine, manufactured by the California
Fig Syrup Co.
The seventh annual convention of
tho Oklahoma Retail Hardware and j
Implement Dealers' association, held j
in Oklahoma City last week, will hold '
their next convention at Muskogee, j
Dec. 5, 6. 7, 1910.
After skipping a year in the baseball
field, Oklahoma City high school is
rutting out a toam this spring that Is
looked upon ns being able to land
The city matt carriers of Tulsa
have organized as a branch to the Na-
tional Association of Letter Carriers, I
The Art of Seeing Things
The art of seeing things is not
something that may be conveyed in
rules and recelps; It Is a matter vital
In the eye and oar, yea, in the mind
and soul, of which these are the or-
gans. I have as little hope of being
able to tell the reader how to see
things as I would have In trying to
tell how to fall in love or to enjoy his
dinner. Either he does or he does not,
and that is about all there is of it.—
Phisical Recreation a Demand
Physical recreation is as essential
for young people as Intellectual and
are often dosed with salts,
which open up their bowels
but result in constipation
STOCK & POULTRY
acts much better, has no bad
after-effects and regulates
the liver and stomach as well
as the bowels. It cures.
Ask your dealer.
25c. 50c. and $1. Per Can.
Virtues of a High Order.
—..... ....0,,Mnii„u ui letter uarners, ! Punctuality, assiduity, economy, in-
and applied for a dispensation for the , Senulty, Interest in our tasks; these
organization. : lpny bo described as commonplace vlr-
| tues, but they are certainly not vir-
An interurhan electric railw ay | 1 ues absolutely common.
through the oil field touching Tulsa. I —■
Sapulpa, Keifer and Okmulgeo with Making Him Feel at Home
headquarters lu Muskogee may very I "But why do you put your friend's
soon become a reality. Eastern capit things in the dining room?" "Oh ho
nlists are interested in Ihe project. Is so used to restaurants that he won't
„ , _ . ~ | e"J°y h's dinner unless lie can watch
Oeoige Ruddell of Weatherford was ; his hat and coat."
elected Grand Master by the Oklaho '
ma Masonic grand lodge, in session at A Sweeping Opinion
McAlester, Alexis Eddleman of Marl- I \ i ,
etta was elected Deputy Grand Mas wis, man' and thinks MmYioollor
: not laking it.—Life.
After hoaring complaints from many
sections of the 3tate of the syste-
matic passing of counterfeit silver
dollars and working on the case. De-
puty Marshall George Hanna of Sa-
pulpa has arrested Garfield Bryan,
aged 25. Bryan had several of the
coins In his possesion.
tians, as well as to non-Christians,
they have kept out of doctrinal tlieol-
' ogy, and by their activity in good works
' they have escaped cant in religion.
| All interested in saving our boys and
| young men rejoice in their world wide
A Polish Marriage.
A Polish couple came before a Jus-
tice of the peace to be married. The
young man handed him the marriage
license and the pair stood up before
"Join hands," said the justice of the
They did so, and the justice looked
at the document, which authorized him
to unite in marriage Zacharewiez
Perczynski and Loekowarda Jeulinski.
"Ahem!" he said, "Zacha—h'm—
h'm—ski, do you take this woman,"
"Yes, sir," responded the yonng
"Leo—h'm—ah—ski, do you take
(his man to be," etc.
"Yes, sir," replied the woman.
. "Then I pronounce you man and
He posed as n friend of royalty, had 1 wife," said the justice, glad to find
traveled extensively, and is wall edu- J something he could pronounce, "and 1
cated. He was an art connoisseur and | heartily congratulate you both on hav-
jewel expert, and numbered among his Ing reduced those two names to one."
acquaintances J. Plerpont Morgan, ex- —Lippiucott's Magazine.
Senator W. A. Clark, members of the
Guggenheim family and other wealthy gratr or Ohio citt or Toledo. i
lucas coi'xnr. f s .
Visitor—Yes, I think this painting of
yours, "The Old Mill," is a wonderful
j painting; a great work of art!
Artist Thank you, sir! Perhaps you
might wish to buy it!
Visitor—Why—er—er—well, yes! I'll
give you three dollars for It if you'll
throw In a nice frame!
The Wonderful Y. M. C. A.
In the past ten years no other re-
ligious organization has received so
much monfcy as the Y. M. C. A. Mil-
lions have been raised for new build-
ings all over the land, and with no ap-
parent strain. Its business-like admin-
istration of Its vast resources, Its en-
ergy in pushing Its work—in the cities
and through the railroad, army and
navy branches—and its fine policy in
following the armies in all recent
wars, have created for it a world-wide
enthusiasm. At the last banquet of, n,uo acuuuo uuuuies.
the International committee, Senator i Finally I was confined to my bed and
Hoot affirmed that they had made the doctor said ari operation was neces-
tlielr way by working with men more sary. I gave J.ydia J-.. Pinkham's Veif-
... . „ . . .. etable Compound a trial first, and
in by talking to them, saying. was saved from an operation."—Mrs
ome with us," not "Go do that." j Lily Peyroux, 1111 KerlerecSt.New
lly their appeal to all classes of Chris j Orleans, La.
De Forest, Wis.—
"After an opera-
tion four years ago
1 had pains down-
ward In both sides,
backache, and a
weakness. The doc-
tor wanted me to
have another opera-
tion. ItookLydia E.
ble Compound and
I am entirely cured
of my troubles."—
Mrs. Attgttste Vespehmajjn, De For-
Another Operation Avoided.
New Orleans, La.—"For years! suf-
fered from severe female troubles.
Dined with the Chinese Empress.
wife, was found among the miser's
effects. It read:
"Won't you go security for Eddie? j
Cash not required, only security. If
you can't furnish all will you furnish
part? Have hope of winning if this
could he arranged."
The message was dated April 18,
1908, a few weeks after Boeck had !
been brought back from San Francisco. I
He was caught a year after his swin- J
dling operations among New York jew-
elry firms and art dealers. His ball
was fined at $25,000 when he was held '
The Mid-Continent Life Insurance
company bought the five-story India-
nola building in Muskogoo for $100,
Drop everything eia* This 's one of the choicest pieces
,)f property in the business district.
}««r*5.T (ipM.'r iSj'iSd! j
I XurnlMi you with « ro))l
p.«<.VM,rkW outfit. Hulld
• ii lM«lt>|>t'ii<lt>iit tumlnoo of
yoor owpyotxp^rlfiuf n -
1 y. n
tuefluMlft and M-lilnv plan*. i
After < •tabllMilinr a
•Bjronr own town additional
territory *lil be a iKnr,|
to nun and women Icniuou
permanent In thm uubih.-m
'!'c """in i
i- ,u",r >ud then noth '
tr iiorw for a week but w ill |
com* of •>loo to tlO OO a dar
•▼•IT. day. HuMli'ra alw
Negroes of texas and Oklahoma are
organizing a baseball league. The
meeting wag held in Dallas, and the
league will be composed of Oklahoma
City, Fort Worth, llouston, Dallas,
Muskogee and Gnlnsvill£, making a
fix club organization.
Wisdom in Their Method
Sometimes the wicked stand in
Sllpp'ry places so it will be hard for
anybmldy to git near 'em.
Our Idea of a great financier is a
man who worries more about the
price of call money than he does
about tin price of pork chops.
Getting the Worst from Life
Life is not worth living If we go
about our work, whatever It Is, in a
spiritless, half-hearted. desponding
* «• backcxl by a bltfliciaw ion. LtiTn f* j ,our ow,
• tone®. Money ma f«'tl\ ririIt^aY y "Url 1
IDWIW F BALCM, 1 w. Kitri* st, Chicago, III. '
The departmen of entomology of
the Slate A. and M. college at Still-
water is working on a bulletin which
takes up the question of truck and
garden insects, and is experimenting
on the Sun Jose scale as alft'ftlng the 1
InHantly rrlltvf Son Thntt, H<mm*ii«m and
1 ' h. voic«. Atw-
-W VSUII «UM f tlOO ptt box.
ban pU tent on r«qu«at.
JOHN I. BROWN Sc SON. Borton, M.u.
""•"•"•f onr« i nrojt, n<v
V 'or cU./ the \
iutcly free from cptatcs or an>'thlntf hj
Price, 25 cents, 50 cent* « d $1.00 i
Best for Children
A CURE W
^nt tut mmi m
Gives instant relief when little throats
are irritated and sore. Contains
no opiates and is as pleaunt to take
as it is effective.
AH Dninfrb, *• MM.
Ford Chapman and Chas. Knowles
or Knld, who were recently convict- |
id in the Federal court, on a charge '
of selling liquor wiihour a govern* '
nicut license, were sentenced to six J
months In jail and to pay a fine ot '
The city council of Norman has
adopted a resolution Instructing the
mayor to petition'the legislature for
a law that will prohibit the operation
of pool and billiard halls within five
miles of ;ho I'nlverslty of Oklahoma,
which Is local'd there.
Contracts were closed last week for
•lie erection of a big cotton mill at
Ti.neha. This mill will be one of the
Unites! In the state and when com
Plet'ul a ill mnaufaiture all kinds of
has open fo* business the
ten stories of solid comfort
A.k la Be Skawa Tkraaik Wh,„ N.il I. tk, Cil,
EUROPEAN PLAN: (I 00 and U, Da,
Room With Ball) SI SO ..J Do
REGULAR MEALS SERVED IN THE DUNGEON
„ , , Clak Braakfaat, 2St I. 7Sc
- i' H.I. n,a.« 7S<
, " PaaaiMa la N , 1 M.al, ,ni Rau
K.SO ptr Dar
OPENS JANUARY 1ST 1910
FOR BEST RESULTS USE
0. K, SEEDS SZ£'.,t
ASK YOUR DEALER FOR THEM
BARTELDES SEED CO.
Oklahoma Sa.tl Houaa OKLAHOMA CITY
and VELIE VEHICLES "ly«r ie.l.r
OR JOHN DEERE PLOW CO., OKLAHOMA CITY
He had been In China for years, and
Prince LI Lun was one of his personal
acquaintances. In many instances
Hoeck had acted as a special agent for
ihe Chinese government In transac-
He is tall and good looking, and
through his acquaintance with promi-
nent men he was Introduced Into so-
ciety and became the confidential
broker of many wealthy women. He
both spoke and wrote Chinese, and
was familiar with Chinese porcelains,
antiques, bronzes and other works of
art. He had dined with the Chinese
empress and was able to tell of the
magnificence of the art works in the
palace in Peking.
Rated as Al, Boeck secured Jewels
on memorandum, and then disap-
peared. Ludwig Nllsen & Co. of 182
Broadway, and E. VV. Drayton, Jew-
eler and antiquarian, at 4 West Thirty-
ninth street, were the chief victims.
Between them they lost more than
150,000. It Is known that he had many
other victims among Jewelry firms,
and that when he fled he had obtained
nearly a quarter of a million dollars'
worth of jewels on credit. He went
to China, remained there nearly a
year, and then ventured back to San
Francisco, where he was caught.
Ills attorney at the time was Jacob
Marx of 10 Wall street. "It looks as
(hough Boeck Is the sole heir to Louns
berry's millions," said Mr. Marx. "I
am going to Sing Sing to see him, and
apprlso him of the death of the uncle,
if he has not yet learned of it. While
I have not yet any official notifica-
tion of a will, I learn Indirectly that
Boeck Is tho only heir to bis uncle's j
I • Among other messages found In
: Lounsberry's effects was a telegram !
from the law firm of Marsh, Wever ft
Wemple of 111 Broadway. It. was also |
i an appeal to Itounsberry to furnish 1
i ihe $26,000 bail for Boeck while he was
! Mr. Wever of the firm said he did i
not set directly on tho case, but that
| the telegram was sent at the Instance
of Mrs. Boeck, who came to him from ■
Boeck s lawyer, Marx. The appeal to I
Itounsberry was in vain, for Boeck !
was compel'ed to remain In Jail until
bis trial and conviction. At that time
Boeck gave his uddress as Stamford,
Conn. Ilia wife Is now believed to
bo In Tamaqna, 1'a.
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he senior
aairtner of the nnn of F. J. Cheney A Co.. doing
DUBlnoM in the City of Toledo, County and State
aforraald, and that said firm will nay the sum of
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and every
ease of Catarrh that cannot be cured by the u*c of
Hall's Catarrh Cure.
FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribed In my presence,
this 6th day of December, A. D.. i860.
« Notary Public, j
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally and acts 1
directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of ths I
system. Send for testimonials, free.
F. J. CHENEY A CO.. Toledo. O !
Sold by all DruftKlstp. ?.io.
Tske Hall's Family Fills for constipation.
Put a Shirt on Greeley.
The excellent cut of Horace Gree- j
ley's birthplace at Amherst, N. H„ in
the Sunday Herald of recent date sug |
gests this anecdote which may be of
The room In which he was born is
now occupied as a sitting room. A
visitor some years ago asked a lady
living near by if she remembered ever !
seeing Horace Greeley, and she re- j
plied: "Well, yes; I have a very early
remembrance of him. I put the first !
shirt on him."—Boston Herald.
He Owned Up.
"Own up, now. Who's the head ol '
"My wife used to be," admitted Mr. 1
Enpeck, "but since my daughters are I
grown, we have a commission form of j
Thirty years of unparalleled success
confirms the power of Lydia E. Pini-
ham's Vegetable Compound to cure
I female diseases. The great volume of
ing in proves conclusively that LydJa
E. I'inkham's Vegetable Compound is
a remarkable remedy for those dis-
tressing feminine ills from wbicli so
many women suffer.
1 you want special advice about
your case write to Mrs. Pinkliam,
at Lynn, Mass. Her advice is
free, aiid always liclpfui.
At Last They've Found a
CURE for Liver Trouble!
A CURE THAT CURES; a liver
remedy which not only cleanser
and purifies that organ, but ener-
gises and vitalizes it without irri-
IN YELLOW TIN BOXES ONLY
And the best cure for constipa-
Tell your druggist you want it; say
'SIMMON'S" and stick to it. He's
got it. If he hasn't he'll get It for
you. And it's the one remedy TO
get to get rid of Liver Trouble.
Al All Druggists, Everywhere, 25c, and $1
A. B. RICHARDS MEDICINE CO., Sherman, Tens
Make the Liver
Do its Duty
Nine tinea in ten when ike liver ia right tlw
ttomsch and bowels are tight
gently but firmly com-
pel • Uzy livor to A
do it* duty.
Headache, and Distress after Eating
Small Pill. Small Doae, Small Price
GENUINE mutt bear signature:
For I Tough Beard or Tender Skin
NO STROPPING NO HONING
The more expensive a thine is tin
easier it is to get along without it.
--other siarch«*n only 12 ounce*—same price and
DEFIANCE'' 18 SUPERIOR QUALITY.
•f All Kinta fer Sale
IUp«lr W.rk r*r«fuH au4
\| rlU call «r
Southwestern Manufacturing Co.
Cost of Living In Mexico.
Everywhere, us populations grow,
there is the cry of the higher cost of
living. Because ours Is comparatively
virgin soil as yet, the cost is higher
and the cry louder In nearly all other
countries that have come far past
barbarism, reclaimed their untitled
lands and cleared forests. In Mexico,
where rents have doubled, all prices
ate higher than In the United States,
with wages nowhere near tha level
which has been attained here.
Secretary Dallinger has ordered 1,400,000 acres of
choice land thrown open to settlers under the home-
stead laws, on and after March 1, i9ro. This land
is mostly level or rolling prairie and is coveted with
a heavy growth of wild Krass. The soil is a brown
clay loam. This land lies in Valley County,
It i* known to be very fertile and wherever farming
has been carried on, good yields of wheat, oats, rye,
barley, flax, alfalfa, hay, potatoes and even corn have
been obta.ned. The land is free under the homestead
laws No registration-no drawing. No long waits
and disappointments as is the case with the lottery sys-
tem. No expense—except the few dollars for filing fee.
The Great Northern Railway is now
building a branch line through the very
heart of the tract Low one way and
round trip rates during March and April.
Send for map folder giving full details.
A*k lor ' Rocky B"-'* Indian LsndsCircalsr.
e. c. leedy
Gentr*! linnildrallon A^enl
1213 Great Northern IMdrf.
St. Paul. Minn.
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