Norman Democrat--Topic. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, April 2, 1909 Page: 2 of 8
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BY HESS & CARR,
Greek Letter Societies.
Thore la an old debute as to whether
en the whole colleges and universities
of the United States would bo better
or worse without the Greek letter so-
cieties; but participants on both sides
of this debate would no doubt agree
that as to one of the oldest of these so
cletios—Phi Beta Kappa—there is no
ground for controversy. Admission to
Phi Beta Kappa is dependent on schol-
arship. Only students with the high-
eat «iarkings are eligible for member-
ship and the influence of the organiza-
tion '« unquestionably good. It is in-
teresting to note that among the thlr
Two Officers Are Killed By Outlaws in
Fight at Hickory Ground
SON OF CHIEF CONFESSES DETAILS OF THE BATTLE
Five Companies of State Militia Ordered by Govern-
or Haskell to Scene of the Battle by Special
Trains Under Command of Hoffman
Mil MAKES REPORT
I MlLITIA SCOURING COUNTRY FOR
Checotah, Okla.—Fighting between a
possee of about one hundred special
ty or so o* the students of Cornell unl- ■ officers nnd as many Snake Indians
versify who have been fortunate j/titl i«groes began near Hickory
enough to get the Phi Ueta Kappa key Ground at 6.30 Sunday morning. The
this year is a Cfctnainan, Tunfu Hu, a attack was led by sheriff Odom, of
Junior in the CoL^ge of Arts and Scl- j McIntosh county, whose son was kll-
ence. lie has been at Cornell for two
years. He has a sister at Vassar. Ills
average in all the studies h<* has taken
for the whole period in which he has
been at Cornell is 85. That would bo
a high average for anyone, irrespa'tive
of color. It speaks well for him and it
also speaks well for the race to which !
he belongs, says the Milwaukee Even-
ing Wisconsin. Cornell has honored It-
self by honoring him.
Modernize Federal Clerks' Room.
Those who have investigated the ef-
ficiency of clerks in government build-
ings believe that from 1H to 20 per
cent, better results could be accom-
plished if the clerks were housed in
modern buildings, similar to thoso pro- ■ o'clock Sunday morning with
led by Indians at the home of Chitto
Harjo, Snake adviser, at o'clock Sat-
Following the light of Saturday night
the Indians left Hickory Ground and
took refuge in Deep Fork bottoms. The
home of Harjo was deserted early
Sunday morning when a posse of offi-
cers from Checotah advanced upon
the place and took charge of the bod-
ies of City Marshal Dnum and Depu-
ty Sheriff Herman Odom. The bodies
were tnkm to Eufaula.
Answering the call of Governor C.
N. Haskell, commander-in-chief of
the Ok lahoma national guard, Captain
Fred Hunter was awukened at 3
i.ames of the Indians implicated in the
tight and said thut. Charles Coker, a
Seminole In Man. fired the shots that
entered the head of Edward Baum
and the heart of Herman Odom, and
snuffed out their lives in the very
dooryard of the young Indian's fath-
Edward Daum, city marshal of Che-
cotah and Herman Odom, son of Sher-
iff Odom, of McIntosh county, were
killed and Frank Swift, of Muskogee,
a deputy sheriff, was mortally wound-
ed lu a pitched battle at (5 o'clock Sat-
urday evening, between a iiosse of five
officers and 20 Indians and negroes
of the Snake outlaw band at the home
of Chitto Harjo, chief of the Snakes,
at Old Hickory Ground.
Deputy Sheriffs Frank Jones, of
Muskogee, and William Carr, of Checo-
tah, who escaped uninjured, reached
Checotah three hours after the battle
Within an hour after their arrival ti north a'"1 a0 th. our first capture be-
Declares Situation Among the Snakes
More Critical Than First Thought
— Will Take Some Time to
Guthrie, Okla.—Col. ltoy Hoffman,
in command of the national guard in
the field in tho vicinity of Hickory
Ground settlement, reported by wire
to Adjutant General Frank Canton on
Monday night as follows:
"Camp Hickory, east of Henryetta.
"Adjutant General- Canton, Guthrie,
"Sir.—1 have the honor to report
that the companies under my com-
mand are encamped on the Hickory
council grounds, the seat of the for-
mer assemblies of Chitto Harjo's
band of Creek Indians and negro al-
lies, and the scene of the first trouble,
and within a few miles of the location
of the conllict between certain mem-
bers of the party and civil officers of
McIntosh and Okfuskee counties.
"We have thoroughly scoured the
surrounding country several miles
NEWS OF THE STATE
A Resume of the Important Happenings in Oklahoma Condensed for
the Benefit of the Busy Reader Throughout the Country
LAST DAY WITH BILLS
Governor Haskell Keeps Late Hours
and Uses Knife Freely
Guthrie, Okla.—Governor Haskell
SIGNS BILLS FOR NEW JOBS.
lill Redisricting Judicial Districts
of State is a Law
Guthrie, Okla.—Governor Haskell
worked until nearly Sunday morning | has signed house bill 510,
winding up tho last of the bills passed
by the second legislature. Five meas-
ures were disapproved and appropri-
ation bills were slashed in nearly ev-
The bills, uot appropriations, sign-
ed were as follows:
General election law by Taylor and
Billups, providing for a "ribbon" bal-
lot without party names or political
emblems, a system of general registra-
tion iu rural as well as city precincts,
and simplifying and Improving gener-
ally the first general election law.
The oil pipe lino bill by Strain nnd
Yeager, givlug domestic pipe line com-
panies right of eminent domain and
freedom of the state or public high-
ways, and regulating generally the
building of oil pipe lines in Okla-
Franklin's bill providing for a state
| census by the state board of agri-
and Jahn, which rearranges the court
districts of the state so as to permit
of the creation of two new district
court districts and to provide for some
changes in other districts that two
additional district judges may be pro-
vided. The bill creates twenty-three
court districts Instead of twenty-one
as under the constitution and provides
for twenty-six district judges In the
state, instead of twenty-two as has
heretofore been the case.
The districts, however, under tho
new arrangement include a twenty-
fourth district, district twenty-three
There is no action of your daily life
of greater importance than to see that
your bowels move. They should move
at least once a day naturally, and by
that is meant without any help If
they do not move at least once a day
you can consider yourself constipated
and it Is time you did something about
You will be glad to know there is a
! way out of the difficulty, l^emuel l*an
| derdale, an old soldier at Quincy, 111
Elmer McMillan, of Speed, Mo., Mrs
ftlonahan, of Stonewall, MIsb., and
: many others were as you are now.
itut one day they awoke to tho fact
i that Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin was
curing their friends, so they bought it
too and it cured them. To-day, they
are loud In praise of it.
What Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin di<!
for them it should do for you. Burtdy
your constipation is 110 worst* than theirs,
ono of whom had it since '6L It only re-
mains for you to realize that salts are of
but temporary yood, and what you want
1« a permanent eur*-; that purgative tab-
lets. cathartic pills und such violent
things make a great show of doing some
thing, hut do nothing that is lasting. l)r.
Caldwell's Syrup lvpsin Is a scientific
preparation, a laxative-tonic, a mild syr-
upy liquid that contains ingredients tha
hundred men were In arms ready to
follow a leader to the haunts of the
Snakes. The news reached Muskogee
a short time later and men began to
Ing two Seminole members of the
Snake faction and one Creek, who on
further investigation were turned
over to the authorities of McIntosh
I,,ing omitted from the list by the fall- ! £ '"J" w ork w^out^lp. fA boUlo^n
ure of the bill Intended to create cad- price of 50 conts. and there is a dollar
flf nnil rinndWn emintles into the "izo for who have already found
do and canadian counties into uh out lu wonderfuI vnluo ,n Htnmnch. Uvcr
twenty-third district, taking them and bowel troubles, in old or young.
Send your nana- and address to the doc-
tor and n free trial bottle will be sr-wt you
so that you can tost it be-
If thore is anything about
your ailment that you don't
understand, or if you wan'
any medical advlec, write
to the doctor, and he will
answer you fully. There Is
no charge for this service.
The address Is Dr. \V. B.
Caldwell. L'( I ruldwell bldg.,
81 Monticello, 111.
from existing districts.
The new law carried the emergency
and is therefore now effective. The
seventh judicial district, composd of
vlded by great corporations. The gov- t;> muster thirty men and charter a
ernment building, planned with refer- special train to leave at 7 o clock lor
ence almost wholly to tho exterior, Henryetta and from there to the
contains groat waste spaces; large scene of the battle at Pierce, in tin-
rooms with high ceilings, generally | Deep Fork.
with fnadequato light and ventilation; Calling three automobiles Into ser-jed te Hickory Ground Saturday aftm th(,'elvll authorities'and sent to Eu
pretentious entrances, and ftlghtB of ! vjce Captain Hunter had his men j noon by Sheriff Odom to serrc a war- ; faula Haye ,wo large d8taci,mentB
stops which must be wearily climbed. e)ght of t|1(, hospital corps lu ad
arm themselves. At 10 o'clock commu county, and they were taken Mon-
nication was had with the governo; day morning by Under Sheriff Ran-
and at 11:15 it was reported that four som to Eufaula.
companies of state militia had been "Tuesday morning two more, pre-
ordered to the scent? of the trouble, sumably members of the Snake fac-
The posse of officers jvere dispatch-1 tion were l0Unded up an<i delivered to
Comfort and sanitation aro .acrlftced, dltlon at the FrUoo depot at 0:30 E«fa''la charging Chitto Harjo with in-
- t T«r u. . o4 « ^ union at mi imihco utpvi ^ c ting negroes and Indians of his tribe
declares the Washington Star In order „.clock 0r,|(,r8 were received to ,„SglIr *ctlon and wlth disloyalty to
to preserve the classical outlines laid HWajt tile arrival of a troop from t|u, |aws Qf the state. They reached
down by architects hundreds or even shawnee. Thirteen men arrived over the home of Harjo at f> o'clock, and be-
theisamls of years ago. Contrast with I (^ n0l.(, Island under command of Moving from reports that the Snakes
this tho modern up-to-date building of | (,a|)taln E R WaUe The two com- wen at peace after the battle of
a great railroad system, with entrance (mn|(N ,le(, „f oklahoma City at Thursday morning, approached
on a level with tho street; swift ele- .;lf| am, th(, wh(te (lag 1 ouse- Wlthom :1 9?un'' ,of wai ,
vators; office-rooms of a convenient ... ,. .. , . , twenty shots greeted their approach
£tze communicating with each other; * ' " ' .. ' .. ' at 1tle yard fence. A second volley
plenty of light, as-the building con- n h „ cilT it an<l " ,hlrd V("'e the ofTiCer8 rP
Company It will join the special at 8ponding with alacrity until they saw
['handler, while Col. Hoy Hoffman further fight meant nothing short
Mil assume command of the entire „f death. Daum and Odom fell mor-
:roop. | tally wounded when the first volley
gists mainly of steel and plate glass;
good ventilation, and sanitary convenl
out scouting iu the woods for other
bands of rioters who are reported In
hiding in the heaviest wooded can-
yons along the Cimarron river and
in the intensely wooded bottoms of
the Deep Fork. Those detachments
are accompanied by deputy sheriffs
who know the country and who are
Without'a"muiid'oT"warntiiR rendering excellent service. The men
with us are rendering good service
to the state and to the Indians by
their prompt and faithful co-operation
with this command in bringing the
guilty parties to justice.
"The people here were much ex-
cited at the time of our arrival and
culture, agricultural statistics and Coal, Atoka, Johnson, Pontotoc and
other data of general nature. | Seminole counties, is given an addl-
Wllliams' bill creating and locat- i tional judge, as Is the third district,
ing a state home for feeble minded, composed of Muskogee and Wagoner
idiots and imbeciles at Enid with an i counties. The now twenty-fourth dis-
appropriation of $17,000 j trict, composed of Washington and
Tillotsou's bill for preservation of Osage counties, is formed by a rear-
gas and regulating production, sale ; rangement of the second and twenty-
and handling. first districts, Washington county is
Katliff and Coyne's bill locating the 1 taken from the second district and
eastern insane asylum at Vinita. j Osage from the twenty-first. '
Turner's bill locating school for i The new twenty-second district is
deaf at Sulphur. 'composed of Okmulgee and Cieek
I f-ountjes, both being taken from the
DIES WHILE UNDER ARREST | old ninth district, leaving that district
j composed of Hughes and Okfuskee j
Sheriff Had Started to Sulphur With ; cunties.
Prisoner—Several Indictments A change is nia.le in the eleventh
WITH MOTHER A CLOSE SECOND.
Dougherty, Okla.—Dr. E. Dakan, j judicial district which was composed
slayer of two men, and against whom of Logan and Kingfisher, by the addi- i thon!
there are several indictments for as- tlon of Payne county, taking it from
sault., robbery, burglary, and bootleg- the twenty-first district.
ging, died while In the custody of The rearrangement necessitates the
Sheriff T. L. Maxwell, of Murray appointment by the governor of four
county, en route to Sulphur, where he new district judges which will be
was to be lodged in all for attempt-, elective as are other judges after the
"HI, you, Willie! Wat's de matter?"
Nuthin'. I'm tralnin' for a Mara
HUMOR BURNED AND ITCHED.
Eczema on Hand, Arms, Legs and
pace—it Was Something Terrible.
TliP latest dovGlonmont in wireless During the night several hundred ; was fired. Swift also fell and a few have shown great interest in the ef-
irmed men went to Hickory Ground minutes later staggered away from the ; forth of the stale and the county
ing to burn the drug stor
nrother-in-law, Mrs. Sample.
Dakan was In a hack with Sheriff
Maxwell and the supposition is that
he swallowed several strychnJne tab-
lets. The officers decla,Te that he
was tinder the influence of whiskey
and had been for some time prior to
Complete Cure by Cuticura.
'rom Checotah. Okmulgee, Eufaula.
Vluskogee, Henryetta and inland
scetip to a clump of trees. I officials in restoring peaceful condi-
Not an Indian nor a negro was in tiona and In re-establishing a reign of
telegraphy is the application of the
syBtem to railroad train operation
The wireless method has been tried on | ?0|nts They mobilized at Pierce and sight. They had retreated to the tint- ]aw and order.
the Lake Shore line, and the manager* jhortlv after daybreak the Checotah ber at the rear or the house and there
dtclare that the tost, go far as It has | joioRatlon took charge of the bodies was nothing but darkness within. Tak
of the dead officers. ling a parting look at the men who had
gone, was eminently successful. They
are highly enthusiastic and assert he-
Itef tbut by the use of the system ac-
cidents may be eliminated ns far as It
Is in human power to accomplish such
a result. The managers may be over-
sanguine, but additional experiments
In this direction certainly will be
awaited with interest. Wireless teleg-
raphy has proved a life-saver at sea. If
equally successful on shore there will
bo great gain to humanity.
"People are returning to their
homes iu confidence that the ener-
getic action on the part of the state
Members of the posse declare that '"id dowu thelr "ye8 ,0^ law an'1 °r, will prevent further bloodshed
1 dor, Jones and Carr slowly walked H
•he time has Come when the Snakes
must be taught a lesson they will away Jones boarded a train at Plem
a staMon ono mile distant, from Hick
I am Just sending out dtachnients
ast of Henryetta.
! vtnr nVin«rod lory Ground, and Carr worked the tele.! "Have caused dead horses shot in
:>r scattered helplessly In the hills. Phone wires to Checotah and other flgb, here to be burled and a eani-
towns in this part of the state while jary camp established.
Make* Confession. j jones sped hack home to organise a j ..Condltlon8 more 8erlous than we
Checotah, Okla.—Drawing tighter posse. first considered them and may take
md tighter a strong new rope around Harjo can muster fully .,00 Indians ,on . tQ handle than we thought,
and negroes to his support, and it is thluk we can tect the lnter.
believed that a general call to arms law-abiding |
was Issued. For two months '
the Snakes have been purchasing rifles j ' • ([ „
and ammunition in Checotah, Eufaula. |
Henryetta and other places, and they
have a supply that will last for pos j
slbly two days In case a desultory war
Carrie Nation at Guthrie
Guthrie, Okla.—Carrie Nation has
arrived nome from an extended tour
of England where she has, by her
strenuous work in the cause of temper-
ance, stirred up the native to such an
extent that she will return early in
: the fall. Mrs. Nation wears the same
Gets Improvements smile and talks as forcefully of the
Lawton, Okla.—The city council has evns of drink and smoking as she did
just authorized the mayor to call a before her departure and tells wonder-
special election at the time of the fully vivid tales of her experiences
regular spring election in April, to among tho subjects of King Edward,
vote bonds in the sum of $125,000 for About the first thing Mrs. Nation
an extension of the present water went on record as being against when
works system. she reached Guthrie was the system
The bond issue Is asked to cover ex- ! of state dispensary agencies in Okla-
tensions to the present city mains in homa and by her forceful language In-
Gore and Mountain View addi dicated that, in her estimation the
the neck of the 22 year old son of
Chitto Harjo, who was captured in
the first raid Sunday morning, • Dep-
'1 wish," said tho serious woman j Jty Sheriff Frank Jones of Checotah
who has been struggling over trim- j compelled the Indian to make a full
mings for a dlrectolre evening gown, confession of details In regard to the
■■that the law would make shopkeep- I l' ule "f Sa,,,rday e?en nK;
, . ... ... but not until tho young man s feet
ors call things by their right names. h(H1] |irt(,d (rnm lhn ground and should follow. The Snakes are armed
A pore clothes law is what we need. : ^ body |lan(,|(M, a„
When we buy gloves, they should be Ha)( stiaI)Ki,.lJ he motioned to Jones
labeled pigskin, If they aro made of i ,0 hl0s(, l(H, rope, "Don't kill me," he
that material. Then there Is that old leaded, "and you shall know It all."
He about Bwan'a down. Why don't Then he gave a complete list of the
they call is geese down? That is what .... , .
it usnally is. As for velvet, it is main-
tained by foreigners that the pure silk
article Is obsolete. It would cost so i
much now no one would buy iL"
tions, sewering Squaw creek, which state was simply compromising with gept. 19, 1908."
runs through a thickly populated resl- the devil.
deuce portion of the city and during Mrs. Nation returns to Guthrie to
the spring and summer causes much give attention to a number of cases
j damage and disease by floods and which are soon to come up in the Lo-
stagnant water, and to erect a dam pan county courts.
! across Medicine creek, twelve miles — —
"About fifteen or eighteen years
ago eczema developed on top of my
hand. It burned and itched so much
that I was compelled to show it to a
doctor. Ho pronounced it ringworm.
After trying his different remedies tho
disease increased and went up my
arms and to my legs and finally on my
face. Tho burning was something
terrible. I went to another doctor who
had the reputation of being the best
in town. He told me it was eczema
His medicine checked the advance of
the disease, but no further. I finally
concluded to try the Cuticura Reme-
dies and found relief in the first trial
I continued until I was completely
cured from tho disease, and I have
not been troubled since. C. Burkhart.
236 W. Market St., Cliambersburg, Pa.,
Potter Drutf & Cbem. Corp„ Solo Props., Boston
"Hoffman, Colonel Commanding."
Complete State Journals
Guthrie, Okla.—Senator Blair,
at all times and some desperate men Katie, has been designated by Ueuten-
are In the ranks. They are marksmen ant Governor Bellamy to supervise
and bold. Officers may rout part of the compilation of the senate journals
their number but a few will stand to covering the last session of the leg-
the last shell. ; Islature.
j up in the mountains, to form a reser* Perry, Okla.—The first death sen-
! voir for city water. tence within a year in Oklahoma was
The city is now piping water from imposed upon H. Armstrong by a Jury
Mcdicine creek at this point, from a ' Friday. He was convicted of killing
; small reservoir formed by an intake Isaac Fell last summer.
Guthrie, Okla.—L. P. Connors, pres-
El Reno, Okla.—J. J. Leary, Rock Ident of the state hoard of agricul-
Island brakeman, lost his leg near ture, left hurriedly for his home at
Dover, Oklahoma, and was hurried Canadian on receipt of word that his
to the hospital at Enid. infant child was on its death bed.
The Feminine Habit.
Mrs. Pride—Jimmy, dear, would you
mind doing an errand for me to-day?
Mr. Pride—What is It?
Mrs. Pride—The cook says we won't
have enough chicken for dinner, so I
wish you would take this piece down
to the butcher shop and see if you
Qan't get it matched.
For yearB the United States govern-
ment has been freeing the farmers
from the restraints of trade, and doing
everything in Its power to givo them
open markets at home and abroad for
tbetr productions. It Is tho solidity,
the safety, the soundness of the pros
perlty of our cultivators of the soil
which la the rock foundation, the very
coraer-stoue of our nation today.—
It has been a severe season for sod
ety, and whoever owns a country house
of any description la fleeing thither to
tone up on tho simple life. Next best
to the country house comes the lnvlta.
tion to Join a railway trip through Mex-
ico or to Seattle, the main object being
"to get away." People who succeed In
doing it and at tho samo time getting
sway from themselves might tell the
secret and, for the nonce, become phll
Snake Tribe Misjudged BILL TO BENEFIT KAW INDIANS
The real Snake Indian of Oklahoma ! Washington—Representative Capp- Former Indian Agent Accused of Of-
la a grossly misunderstood individual "ell of Kansas has Introduced a bill fering $3,000
How the word "Snake" ever became congress authorizing the Kaw In- shawnee, Okla.-A stirring senaa-
I dians of Oklahoma to bring suit In the tlon was sprung In the Klckapoo In-
attached to this class s not nown CQUrt fln(j3 the Indians have been do- .llan affairs whi*n R. C. Conine swore
But the name itself Is responslb.i j lbejr rjgill8 against the government, out a warrant charging Martin J
The bill provides that in case the Bentley with offering him $3,000 for
court flndls the Indians have been de- the purpose of influencing his testi-
prived of any landa to which they are mony in the cases of Ida B. Bentley
justly entitled, by the United States. | an(j w. L. Chapman and in the case
judgment shall be rendered in their wherein the State of Texas is prose-
not. In belief, customs and thought favor and the government $hall cutor against VV. L. Chapman at
the Snake Is the same as any full award them $1.25 per acre for the land ^agje PRgSi Maverick county (Texas.
., , 1 found due the tribe, less the amount , „
blood. i „ " . .. ' , 4l i The warrant sworn to by "Dock
of the fee due the attorneys of the . , ,
^ Conine charges that Martin J. Bent-
Second Uprising Wlthln . V.ar | >e court Is to enter a separate j £ ^£ £
the tribe for ten per cent of
more than anything else for the dlsfa-
I vor of the clan. A Snake Indian <11 f
fers from any other full blood Indian
I only in the fact that he takes part in
i the meetings held, while others do
judgment In favor of the attorneys for | *0P to ^u'
Scarcely nine months ago Crazy fh<i trJh(> f)r f(m npr cent of lh(, OOO. and did thona nd there give as
Life Sentence Negro Paroled To Build 20 Bridges
Oklahoma City.—Arter serving Chickasha, Okla.—An election to
three years as a trusty in the county vote $60,000 county bonds for the pur-
jail, and recommended by all of the pose of building 20 ridges in the coun-
authorlties under whose notice he has ty has een ordered by the county
come. Governor Haskell has issued n commissioners. These ridges will be
parole for King Davis, convicted ne 0f steel and concrete and distributed
gra murderer serving a sentence ol' 0Ver the county. The contract for
90 years. Davis will have been con- these bridges was let last summer and
fined in the county Jail eight years tho raaterial purchased. It was then
June 25. found that the law was not applicable
and that bonds would have to be
New 1,600 Barrel Well. Th(;r« w s "V'"/0' th,ls' 8,°
I D. Carmichael, assistant county at-
Madill, Okla.—The McMillan Oil drafted a bill which was intro-
Co., brought in their fifth oil well and jn the iaat legislature and was
by filling tanks, they have a 1,600 bar- 8jgne^ jagt week by the governo**.
rel per day well, the best of their
five. Guthrie, Okla.—Governor Haskell
has Issued his proclamation for a
If we must be afflicted with weak,
sore and inflamed eyes, it is consoling
to know there is such a ready relief
within our reach as Doctor Mitchell's
Eye Salve. One bottle usually effects
complete cure. Have you ever tried
this wonderful remedy? All stores
Price 25 cents.
Shawnee, Okla.—Although It is not
special election April 27 in the Lex
A Sure Proof.
"That old fellow hasn't the slightest
suspicion his young wife dislikes
"How do you know that he hasn't?"
"Because 1 have seen him eat her
Itfd, Weak, Weary* H'ntfry Rywi
Relieved by Murine Eye Remedy. Com-
pounded by Experienced Physicians. Mu-
rine Doesn't Smart; Soothes Eye Pain.
Write Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago,
fur Ulustruud Eye Buok. At Druggists.
We are ruined, not by what we real-
ly want, but by what we think we
want; it is wise, therefore, never to
go abroad in.search of our wants.—
, .. . , . - ,, „fi>, — --- - - . inKton-Purcell bridge district Five Pettit's Eye Salve First Sold In 1807
Snake exhorted his band of followers amount of rec0V(,ry wh!ch wln be ;l part thereof, the sum of (50 koo,I improbable that Cash Cade, national wU] be eiected. one from each I 100 years ago, sales increase yearly, wonder
to stand pat, and when requested to j,aj(j direct to the attorneys. and lawful money of the United republican committeeman, may be of- ^ow„gjjjp jn the bridge district and remedy; cured millions weak eves. All
Manila has a new and bountiful sup
ply of water, brought from a distance
of 20 miles. The improvement was
secured at surprisingly small cost,
which is not expected to exceed $1'
000.000, while the result in the way of
health and convenience is of Incalcula-
ble value. That is one of tho many
tilings American rule has done to bet-
ter conditions in the Philippines.
ask them to lay down their firearms
and disband without trouble, he deliv-
ered a fiery speech in which he com-
manded the Indiana to refuse all ov-
ertures of peace und fight for their
"Stand firm, my men. Don't forget
your vows. Die game if necessary. We
will not disband. We have formed
The suit or suits are to be brought States, upon an understanding and
by the legal representative of Henry of an agreement that the testimony
C. Dooley, deceased, in accordance oT affiant as a witness should be In-
wlth the terms of a contract entered fiuenced in divers cases pending in
into between Dooley and the Kaw the district court of Pottawatomie
tribe of Indians, April . 1898. county."
f -red the position of U.S. marshal for ^ large. The trustees will then
the western district of Oklahoma to a 8peclal election for the pur-
succeed .lol.n Abernathy. it is said J>oge of bonds for a bridge
that the Shawnee politician is in lint- acrogH ^,e Canadian river. Senator
for Indian commissioner. He has In- Wynne was author of the bill under
fiuentlal backing. which the district was created.
Railroad Construction Revives Colorado Entitled to Summer Home
of President 'Tis Thought
Bartlesville, Okla.-The project fur | Wa8hlngton -Representative Tay-
government of our own and we will 'he construction of a railroad from , |or> 0f Colorado, has Introduced a bill
manage our own affairs " Such was Pryor Creek on the Missouri, Kansas ! In the lower ho.ise of congress calling
the speech thst Chief Chitto Harjo & Texas railroad, to Bartlesville, orlg for an^approprlatlo11 of f^0,000^ J^r
delivered on the night of July
when more than 500 residents
JUVENILE COURT BILL SIGNED
druggists or Howard liros., Buffalo, N. Y.
When a man begins to talk about
reforming It's a sign that he suspects
other people ere suspicious of him.
Give children pennies If they buy di-
gestible WRIGLEY'S SPEARMINT
It Is much better for them.
,90S inallv promoted Ave years ago. Three 'he erection of an executive s man
.li ,n ,i i P/\ ne'i il. , iii iniru t a In, tiun,t liv
of the years ago a grade was constructed
Lying is a monumental vice, says a
Pittsburg preacher. But where'g the | toward the city
monument to Ananias? i
slon at Colorado prlngs. to he used by
# the president and his family during
vicinity rushed panic stricken into from Chelsea to Nowata and most of (^e 8Ummer montlK.
Henryetta and 50 minute men patroll- the maps of Oklahoma show this line Taylcr says that It Is right that
ed the street during the night, fear as actually In operation For the new Colorado should get the summer mail-
ing that the redskins encamped on proposition Nowata has agreed to give slon as President Roosevelt one j
Old Hickory Ground would ad vane $4D,O0u in land and money and Hurtles- termed the state the nation s play-
nile court bill signed by the governor
vllle is asked to give $20,000.
Wife is Administratrix
" Tulsa, Okla.—Judge Gubser of the
Stafford "Humanitarian" Measure the C0Unty court has apointed Mrs. Mary
Most Important Since Statehood Glenn administratrix of the estate of
Okla.—The Stafford Juve ! her leased husand, ambes S. Glenn.
of this city. Glenn was a millionaire
• . f oil and gas man and named In his j . ny.n hpraUMIXT
recently is regarded a« one of the ^ ^ piUsburg Saf(, an(, Deposlt LEYS SPEARMINT.
most Important "humanitarian mean- ^onij)any Qf puttsburg, Pa., as his ad-
ures enacted In Oklahoma since m|n|Btrator. The company concluded
statehood. It provides In brief that most of the estate was so far
the ccunty court shall also be a juve- from pjttsurg that It would be more
nile court and thut all children under conveniently handled by his widow In
eighteen are subject to its mandates. Tulsa.
Women know that men will make
fools of themselves if given a chance
—and they give them lots of chances.
Don't stop eating to chew WRIG-
Chew it after.
It's fine for digestion.
If duty would use a megaphone
more of us might hear the call.
Our heroic baseball players can
point with pride to the fact that Ho-
iner and Dante and Shakespeare and
Milton and Caesar and Napoleon and
Hlsmarck and Washington and Web-
ster and Lincoln were among the no-
bodies who never were considered
worth being taken out to California to
To Inspect Canal Gore Propose* Constitutional Amend-
Washington, I). C.—A thorough in ment
section of the Panama canal will b« Washington.—Senator Gore has In-
made by Secretary of War Dickinson, i trodUc*««d in the senate a hill propos-
who will sail trom Charleston^, S. t ing an amendment to the constitution
e w, of the United States which wll make
"If you have to fight, you cant
cnose your water,'* a^ys the president
Well, we don't have to fight—what'li
proceed direct to Colon
Guthrie. Okla—The board of con-
trol of the boys' state reformatory,
i located between Pauls Valley and
| Wynnewood, organized by electing J.
E Gibbons, of Pauls Valley, chair-
man, and Ira Mitchell
mandatory the election of United
• lators by a direct vote of the
To Attend Conference
Guthrie, Okla.—-A big party of Okla- j
liomans headed by Labor Commission- |
i er Charles Dougherty and Miss Kate
Barnard, state commissioner of char- i
Ities and corrections, left Saturday for |
New Orleans to attend the southern
conference on uniform child lal>or
laws and other sociological matters.
Washington—The postofftce d
partment has ordered city mail de
Wynnewood, i livery at Sapulpa, the service to begin reduce the salaries of members
, with three carriers, June 15. ' congress from $7,500 to $5,000.
Look for Loud "Holler"
Washington. Representative Ed*
wards, of Georgia, introduced a bill to
Boycott on Katy Ends
Kansas City.—The resolution adopt \
recently by Kansas City shippers
at Savanna were broken open and pjacjng an embargo on Missouri, Kan
robbed of money, clothing and othci gaa ^ texas railway, has been rescind
articles Thursday morning. A con- Shippers feared agitation might
vict suit bearing the number ITS was hp||| other roadg |n thdr offortg t(J
found on the railroad track. This for(;p th(, Raty to wlth(iraw (hc „jnety
was the number of the convict who from Oalvesttm to okla
escaped froiu the slate prison nere
Tuesday night by going through <"" '•°«1 * « ,h<
trench. His name was llarr: to tanr! as they intend
CONVICT GARB IS FOUND
McAlester, Okla.—The Missouri
Kansas & Texas depot und four stores |e(j recently by Kansas City shippers
ik the In-
Pcx and he had se rved two years of terstate commerce ommission for a
a nix year term for burglary. , prouorilonate rate to Kansas City.
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